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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LFTHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, March 3, 1973 News in brief PoWs released CLARK AIR BASE, Philip- the Voice of America pi-ies (AP) The Viet Cong among those freed. With them freed J4 more prisoners of war were 27 United Stales service- in Hanoi todav. and the men men, three U.S. civilians and landed at Clark'Air Base for a twijJVcst German medical red carpet welcome. the West Germims was President Ferdinand E. Mar- gchwinn, 30, the orfy cos headed the welcomers be- foreign woman known to be cause two Filipins employees of held by tlie Communists. Black bosses ordered KAMPALA (Renter) Presi- man and Arab-owned firms, In dent Idi Amiii announced Sun- eluding Uganda offices o tho British Overseas Airway day night that all businesses on Corp Drjtish Caledonian, several ot Kampala's main n was Mfc madc clea shopping streets except hanks whether the foreign-owned bus! must be "run and managed by nesses would have to close o black Ugandans." be taken over by Ugandans, o The new measure will affect whether they would merel> a number of large British Ger- have to "Africanize" their stafl Amnesty opposed W A SHINGTON (AP) Since Nixon's declaration Jai Among thousands of persons 31 ffet, "Amnesty means to who sent letters on the subject, giveness; wa cannot provic the White House says, four of every five oppose ainiesty for forgiveness for severa young men who left the United thousand persons have wrille States rather than go to Viet- or sent telegrams, the Whi Opposition holds Congress seats Blood dojiors on strike Men who trade Iheir blood for a bed and a drink (fluid without blood The strike was organized by a picket the Donors Blood Bank on Los Angeles' skid row. commune of the radical Catholic Workers, which pro- The men; who are now paid a pint for blood are de- vides free meals for the derelicls. manding per pint for whole blood and for plasma House said Sunday. Prince seeks divorce LONDON (Renter) Prince nounced his intention to seek a Stanislas Hadziwill has begun divorce last December. divorce proceedings against his f >'Ears r., _ Their children, Anthony, actress wile, Princess Lee Had- Bnd Anna] Mmd Brft. ziwill, 38, younger sister of Jac- jsh school, queline Ke.-inedy Onassis. This was Ihe prince's third The Polish prince, 58, first an- marriage and his wife's second. Reiterates election challenge Bennett calls for end of socialism SANTIAGO (AP) The mod- rate-conservative opposition to resident Salvador Allende has ctained control of the Chilean ongress, but was unable to make the gains necessary to mpeach the Marxist chief exec- live. With SO per cent of the vote in unday's eleclion counted, the pposilion had collected per cent of the House ot Depu- ies votes to 41 per cent for the eftist government coalition. The division was 56.79 to cent in the Senate races. A ipluile-r party and spoiled bal- ots accounted for the remain- der. The Christian Democrats and t's allies in the opposition had noped to get a two-thirds major- ity in the Senate as a lever to !orce Allende to moderate his program of nationalization. A :wo-thirds vote is required to impeach the president. In a broadcast Sunday night, Allende said his Popular Uiiily coalition, which look power two years ago, was doing extremely well. He predicted government- sponsored candidates would win 40 per cent of the seats. Former president Eduardi Frci, a Christian Democrat told a 'roily that the electio was "a definite victory" for th oppostiion. His supporter snake-danced in the streets. ROOFS KEEP ORDER The voters cast their bnllol under a late-summer sun as th KELOWNA, B.C. (CP) Op-1 which will destroy socialism in position 1 e a d e r A. C. Ben- this province." lett called on British Colum- bians Saturday to light "a fire Father saves son TAKOKA, Japan (AP) A 30-year-old man reached be- Uvcen iron bars and forced open the jaws of a lion with his bare hands Saturday to free his nine-year-old son i'rom the lion's grip, police re- ported Sunday. The boy, Yukihiki Hayashi, entered a restricted stockade at a zoo in this town in north- ern Japan. Then, police said, a six-year-old female lion reached through an ope.iing between the bars of her pea and seized his left arm. The boy's father, Shinichi Hayashi' leaped into the stockade and fought three minutes with the lion. The fa- ther suffered only slight in- juries to his right hand, police said. The boy's injuries will require two weeks' treatment, they added. Labor Congress brief raps Ottawa on unemployment Film producer dies Ke coupled his plea with a warning to citizens to use dem- ocratic principles, not matches, in lighting the fire. Speaking at his first public meeting' in more than three BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) ation for a bloked intestine. United States film and theatri- Halliday served as co-pro- cal producer Richard Halliday, ducer ot many of w.iss Martin's most successful hit musicals 67, husband of acu-ess Mary inclutiing ne of Music Martin, died here Saturday of ami peter Pan. They were ma: complications following an oper- ried in 1940. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PilESS 194r, after a stroke. Moscow-Lev Artsimovich, Condon-Red Hayes, 47, com. 64, Soviet scientist and a lead- and fiddle player with ing figure in Russia's atomic and weslern Sm6cr Fa' and nuclear program. Winston, 40, a director who completed a two ron Young. Spcnce, chairman of the board of Vancouver rom 1961 to gram starring Rock Hudson, of a heart attack on a flight to San palm Bcach_Robcrt c. Vin- irancisco. a ]awyer ;vith the New Cherokee, Gillette, York city firm of Skadden, 9J, a former U.S. senator who Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, represented Iowa in Congress a director of International Fla for a total of 18 years. vors Fragrances, Corketta New Paul Reed, Costruction Co., Maple Lea 67, executive director of the Na- Mills Ltd. and Upper Lakes tional Information Bureau since Shipping Ltd. OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Labor Congress today jeered at and praised the gov- ernment in a wide-ranging an- nual hrief to cabinet that touched on unemployment, min- imum wages and a national energy policy. In a 62-page memorandum, the 1.8-million-meniber congress rapped Ihe government for fail- ing to introduce policies to solve unemployment, which the CIC said was created largely by anti-inflationary programs. The brief also criticized the government crackdown on al- eged unemployment insurance cheaters, saying innocent unem- ployed might suffer. Tiie government got some re- irved praise for'resisting price nd wage controls, reducing ixes for those in lower income ;vels and accepting the genera rinciplc of a guaranteed an, ual income. But, the brief said, vital na onal policies and programs re missing or inadequate. "As a nalion we are draggin. ur feet when go fror h to month, year to y e a r vith maeccptably large num iers of cur Deoule looking fo vork but unabe to find it." Diary of Lieut Col. G. A. French. Olficer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. MONDAY, JULY 27th: At work dividing stores for Fort Edmonton, Fort Ellis and Bow River. Have to superintend the whole of the work myself. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.M.P. march west with the help of a map? Our students are just com- pleting a map which shows each night's stop as well as points of interest mentioned in the diary. Send 25c ID N.W.M.P.' Project, Hamilton Junior High, Lclhbridge. Welfare load eased NEW YORK (AP) For th !irst time in 30 years, Ne York City ended n year wit icwer welfare cases than started with, it was announce Sunday. The city ended 19' with cases, down 026 12 monlhs. A Human Resourci Administration attrihufcd A major theme of Hie presen- lion was that there is little ipe for a solution to unemploy- ent without an all-out govern, ent commitment in 1973. An inunedinte two-month in- No decision on Canada's Vietnam role OTTAWA (CP) External Minister Mitctfcl Sharp eturr-.ed home from the Paris eace conference Saturday aid no decision has been taken on the future of Canada's :ommitment in Vietnam. He said the fact that the peace agreement "did not .uit us" was only one of the raclcrs U> be taken into consider- ation in deciding whether to re- main in Vietnam. "What we wanted was an In- are, come-tax holiday for all Cana- dians making under a vcar and an increse of the )asic old-age pension to a month are proposals Ihe Cl.C made to stimulate the economy and create jobs. The increased consumer pur- chasing power would result in a rise in demands lor goods and sr vices. The brief also attacked a bill now before Parliament thai wcud permit tlis Unemploy- ment Insurance Commission lo cut off benefits from persons who quit their jobs for no good reason, are fired for cause 01 who refuse jobs offered them. There may be abuses by "a minority of the brief said but "we cannot con done the abuse of the provision ot that same act for reasons o political expediency at the neiise of some citizen who cannot find jobs sim ply because not enough jobs i 1st." Also proposed in the hrie lonlhs, tlie former Social redit premier told a near-ca- acily breakfast audience of 25 businessmen and orchard- ls in his home riding that the 'ew Democratic Party admin- .stration of Premier Dave Bar- rett intends to make B.C. "the most socialist stale in the free world." He reiterated a challenge, throivn out at a news confer- .nce in Vancouver Friday to! owing his return from an 11 week cruise, that the NDP call a provincia election to prove it has suppor or its proposed farm land com mission. He said civil disobedience which has been suggested by some farm groups, was not the means by which to fight the anil legislation, scheduled to come up for second reading in .he legislature next week. "I strongly urge you not to Dut yourself in a position of jsing any unlawful means to this IB dependent poiitical authority hat worked ho said. The Canadian delegation to fhe conference suggested using United Nations Sscrctary-Gen- eral Kurt Waldheim.as an au- thority to which the Inter- national Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS) could report. Under Ihe Canadian plan, Mr. Waldheim would have dis- tributed fhe reports of the com mission to conference members and wouM have had the auhor- ity to recall the conference into military, in charge of public 01 der on election day, patrolle .he streets and guarded the po ing places. No violence was re- ported. mid vole for either a single ate of candidates supporting llcnde or for the slate of anti- Marxists who want the presl- Mil to moderate his policies. All 150 seats in the lower juse and half of the 50 seats in he Sen ale were at stake. B.C. traffic accidents kill even persons By THE CANADIAN PRESS Maria Fereira, 51, of Prince George and her two sons were mong seven parsons who died 11 traffic accidents in British Columbia during the weekend. Police said Mrs. Pereira and :er sons Albert, 19, and Tor- eato, 20, were killed five miles north of Vanderhoof when their car went out of control on an icy stretch of highway and slid into on oncoming lane .where it was broadsided by another ve- hicle Sunday. Police have identified tree Enderby teen-agers killed Sat- urday night in a single-car ac- cident near Enderby as mem- bers of the same family. Anthony Kerkhoff, 17, his brother Peter, 19, and sister Trudy, 13, were killed when their car left the road half a mile east ot Enderby. Gordon A. Baker, 51j of Vic- toria was killed in a Iwo- Th? 4.5 mil'iTi registered vot- car collision in Victoria Friday ers, half of Chile's population, night. Weather and road report of the Canad U.S. auto-pact to protect Cana- dian jobs. of Bell Can- ada. increase In the federal minimum wage to an hour from of federal pub- lic service laws to allow fuller bargaining rights lor govern- ment employees. said. Mr. Bennett said each in- dividual in B.C. must pusrd his own freedom and landown- ers should "not sell one inch of land" to the government. He called on citizens to write Iheir members of Ihe legisla- ture demanding the resignation of the NDP administration and said the NDP, which gained more than 40 per cent of the vote in the Aug. 30 B.C. elec lion, woulc] get less than 25 pei cent if a new election was heic now. "We must set the province on fire, not with matches but with SUNRISE TUESD.'Y SUNSET ir I. Pre. SO ZT 49 29 51 25 34 16 40 10 42 2S 45 24 Lftthbriilge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff lalgary Victoria .........51 30 .01 Per.ticton..... Prince Ceorge Kamlocps Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Toronto Los Angeles Ottawa..... Montreal 53 34 ...42 25 51 30 51 37 30 12 49 28 38 29 32 65 50 41 26 .08 39 28 .07 .28 decline to a now computer sys- session. teni ant] general lighlcning-up "That part was not of welfare procedures. Mr. Sharp said. Riley McCormick Centra Village Mctll Phone 328-5644 Also Conoratulate The Students of Hamilton Junior High' on their retracing of Trek of the RCMP We're Lalhbridge's leading Store, Featuring Ihfl tgrgeit of Weilern Wear and in Southern Alberia. Toie For Just With Special Cosmetic Purchase When you purchase Merle Norman's special "Beauty on fhe Go" package of cosmclfcs, you get everylhirvg you need for day-and-night complexion care. Plus you receive an Amelia Earhart travel tole for only A value far only A fabulous saving. Hurry, this offer is limiied. The tote is available in avocado, light blue, red and melon. MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE Wigs Perfumes COUEGE MALL PHONE 328-1525 an idea a fire which will destroy socialism in this prov- ince." St. John's........34 Halifax ..........45 35 Charlolletown .40 31 Frederic Ion 42 31 Chicago..........50 .19 .37 New York 58 44 Miami...... 71 Las Vegas......60" 40 Phoenix..........67 45 Home...........Cl 28 57 41 Condon .........54 Berlin.......... 60 41 guaranteed annual In- come. rlenticare scheme ant] j steps to reduce costs of pre- ccenled" scriPtion druSs- of urban land costs and high mortgage costs. of the 11 per cert ssks tax on building materials. to U.S. pres- sures for a continental energy policy. Support for Indian smd Es- kimo rights in the James Bay and other development projects. Held meetings MONTREAL tCP) Marc Cayer said Sunday he met with Ellsworth Bunker, United States ambassador, in Saigon, otter being released by Com- munist troops, to inform him of a friend who died while be- ing held a prisoner of war. Mr. Cayer, recently released by (lie Communists after being a prisoner of war himself, said he met with the American am- bassador upon his arrival in Saigon, "I also met with other Am- ericans in Saigon who wanted on this or that information prisoner. Mr. Cayer, 29, who was work- ing with International Volun- tary Services when captured during the 1968 Tet offensive, was speaking from his home- town of St. Raymond, north of Quebec City, in an interview with La Presfie. ......45 36 loscow........28 27 Stockholm.......41 36 'okyo...........52 37 Lethbridge Sunny today and Tuesday. Winds W20 and gusty. Highs today 43-50. Lows near 25. Highs Tuesday nt'jr 45. Medicine Hal-Colgary ,Sun- jiy today and Tuesday. Winds W15-20. Highs, both days Lows 20-25. Columbia Kootcnay To- day: Mostly sunny. Tuesday: cloudy periods. Iliglis both clays around 50. Lows tonight in the low 20s. MONTANA. East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scat- tered showers extreme south portion today increasing south- oast portion tonight. Scattered, rain or snow southeast portion Tuesday with widely scattered showers in Uie west and north. Cooler Tuesday. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Tuesday 40s. West of Continental Divide Widely scattered showers most- ly over mountains today and Tuesday. Highs both days 40s. Lows tonight 29s, Jazz singer wins two top awards NASHVILLE, Tcnn. (AP) Black soul-jazz singer Roberta Flack won the top two awards at the annual Grammy presen- :ations Saturday night. Miss Flack won the top rrammy for song of the year and record of the her ballad The First Time Ever I aw Your Face. The third most coveted award, album of the year, went to The Concert for Bangladesh, benefit performed in New York's Madison Square Garden iast year by fDrmer-Beatle George Harrison and an array of rock and soul performers, in- cluding folk artist Boh Dylan and Indian sitar player Ravi SSiankar. Best rhjihm and blues male vocal performance was cap- tured by Billy Paul for Me and Mrs. Jones, while Helen Roddy and Harry Nilsson won awards for tho best female and male pop-rock performance ot the year. Best artist of the year was awarded to the three-man rock group America. In country music categories, Donna Fargo was honored with the best coun'.ry vocal performance for Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A. Charley Pride won liest conn try male vocal performance. Jicst rhythm and hlues per- Multi-Unit Press DRILL TRANSPORT Transport-14" or 15" Pins heavy duty Vt" wheels standard equip- diameter went Bearings VA" sealed Timken roller .bearings Frame 2x3 rectanau. lar steel lobing Chains proof strength chain Mounting Brackets 3 xZxVi" angle or 3x2x steel tubing _ Ad. for any Wrdili GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.J1. TODAY COURTESY Of'1 AMA Highway No. 2 norlh to Ed- monton, No. 3 west to the B.C. border, No. 3 east to Medicine Hat and all highways south of Lethbridge are bare and dry and in good winter condition. Highway No, 1, Trans-Can- ada from Calgary fo Banff is bore and dry. Trans-Canadc from Banff to Revclsloke has been plowed and sanded, how- ever there are some slippery sections. Bar.ff-Radium and Banff-Jas- per highways have bolh bean plowed and They are in good winler condition, however there arc some sec- tions. PORTS OF ENTRY fOpening and Closing Colitis 24 hours; C'arwoy 9 a.m. to G p.m.; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C.; 24 hours; formancc by a group went lo'Porlhill Rykerts 8 a.m to midnight; Chief Mountain closed; the Temptations. WUdborse, 8 a.m. U> 3 p.m, ;