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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20-THE UTIIGR1DGE HERAID March 16, 1977 circus or juicy scandal in. RELKASW Mil-lie 1 I c Wiebe. 11, of Visalia, Calif, is shown following lil-r release after being lielil tra- two days by kidnappers. Flor fallirr's attempt to pay SMi.iuin ran- som was thwarted acuilently by a stranger who pk-kcil up the money in a suitcase in a lonely field. Slip was un- harmed. WASHINGTON Some of the biggest names in United States business and politics keep cropping lip in the continu- ing Senate investigation that is molding Americans transfixed (lavs, although many are undecided whether it's just a circus or a juicy scandal in Ihe making. After a 10-day run before the Senate judiciary committee, the .irama is only about half over, some observers estimate. The principal characters are: vast S7-billion conglom- erate International Telephone and Telegraph Corp., whose 1970 revenues are said lo be al- most as large as the gross na tional product of Cireect'. Mitchcl, who recently resigned as attorney-general to take command of President Nix- on's re-elcclion campaign, and Richard Klcindienst. a nonon- sense, man Nixon nominated to succeed .Mitchell despite the misgivings of Senate and other liberals. Davis Heard, a color- i ful onetime accomplished lobby- ist for l.T. and T. now under treatment for a heart condition in a Denver, Colo., hospital. Medical witnescs have said her aiind was occasionally irra- lional and distorted in recent a i d e s, stale [xnitieians and Richard McLaren, now a judge but at the lime tho justice de- partment's chief of tiie anti- trust division who handled ttie l.T. anil T. decision. There is no secret that the justice department settled out of court three large anti-trust suits against l.T, and T. last slim- mer, forcing it to give up Si-bil- lion worth of .subsidiaries on grounds they would curtail hon- est competition, hut permitting it to keep the valuable Hartford Fire Insurance Co. Within a week the Republican party announced that its na- tional convention would be in San Diego. Calif., because the local committee could, if neces- sary, raise Uvo-thhds of the re- j quired from a single corporation......l.T. and T. There was no suggestion of a connection between the two events throughout Kleindienst's confirmation hearings and he seemed within hours of being e o n f i r in e d allorney-general when the Anderson column hit. suggesting a link and quoting from a .secret memo on the sub' ject. Although Mrs. Heard, In an interview willl Anderson's col- league lint Hume, first is al- leged to have quoted Mitchell as NIMIII asked liitu to "lav off l.T. and T.." she later Milcliell. U-slit.v amended Mitchell's remark lo saul be that Nixon had ordered him Joint policy 011 marketing uranium sought at meeting; C7 PARIS (Heuler> Major j over the next decade, there may W c s t e r n uranium producing 1 have been some rationalization SIGNS STOI.t'N SYDNEY. Australia Router 1 department store in nearby Gosford had so ranch shoplift-1 vcars from effects ot the heart ing trouble it put sipns around trouble, strong drink and tran- the store reading: "Please be- ware oi shoplifters." Now some- one has since stolen the signs. INSURANCE 0 LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSS1TER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 191 1 Lower Fbor 517 4lh Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 quilizers. columnist .Jack Ander- son, a non-smoking, non-drink- iog Mormon dedicated to uncov- ering government blunders and dishonesty, began the whole thing with a column sug- gesting the dropping of anti- trust cases against l.T. and T. was linked to a 'guar- antee" to the Republican party convention coinmillee. NIXON MENTIONED In minor roles, so far. are President Nixon, who is alleged to have ordered Mitchell lo lay off l.T. and vehe- mently denies the and host of White House Missing mail located in B.C. LONDON, Ont. (CP) A London building contractor whose boat was found washed ashore in the Grand Bend area in September, 1970, has been lo- cated in Vancouver, provincial police said today. They said the missing-person file on Klaus Koppenhaefer, 30, is "closed" and no further ac- tion is planned. Jlrs. Koppenhaefer said con- tact with her husband was made just before Christmas. "I don't want to talk about she added. Provincial police, U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Forces search and rescue unit from Trenton, Ont., combined to search for the maji after Ms 16-foot pleasure boat was found washed ashore. countries called today for a ra- tionalization of production or an arrangement on marketing poli- cies to solve the present over- supply situation and prices facing the uranium industry. Representatives of Canada. .South Africa, Australia and France, which also acts on be- half of French-speaking African uranium producing slates, met here again this week to try to achieve a join! policy in ura- nium marketing. The United Stales, one of the world's largest uranium-produc- ing countries, operates a closed-market policy on ura- nium and does not participate in the current meetings. The four uranium producers, who held their first meeting here last month, said in a com- munique that although no solu- lion to the current problem has yet been found, these would be' the subject of further studies. The communique also said: "The informalion exchanged at this and the earlier meeting in February emphasized the need for an upward adjustment of the currently depressed price levels if there is to be a viable uranium industry capable of meeting the growing long-term requirements of the nuclear power industry. "The discussions also indi- cated tiiat to resolve the prob- lems of the uranium industry ot production or an arrange mcnt on marketing policies." Student's union at If of A lo SAYS NOT Milcliell, teslifying yesterday, involved in any way in the case, having disqual- ified himself because the law firm in which lie and Nixon otice were parlners had done legal wirk for l.T. ami T. sub- sidiaries. Mrs., Beard, through lawyers, also has denied various state- ments attributed to her and said the secret memo was widely misinterpreted. Tiie Heard memo Anderson published said that l.T. and T.'s "noble commitment" of iiad gone a long way toward the Air action on 'MV'V tront nc- merger negotiations coining out! as f.'f. and T. wished. The memo was addresed lo W. It. Mcrriam, head of l.T. and T.'s Washington office. "Certainly the president lias Clll told Milehe'll to see that things are worked out it con- UONTON CCP) Eer- tinned. offered by the University i "Mil' EDMONTON vices offered by of Alberta Students' Union will have to he reduced due lo low enrolments, treasurer Frans Slatter says. The student council has ap- proved a 1972-73 budget of up from last year. "We've been hurt by low en- Mr. Slatter said fol- lowing HID 1) u d g c t meeting. "Our expenses are starling to calch up our revenues." He said Ihc budget is effec- tive April 1 and means closing the student union building gal- lery, the photo directorate and elimination of photographs in the stu lent lelephone book. Council also recommended lhat a referendum he held to increase the student union fee by Ichell is definitely helping us, bul cannot let it be known. Please destroy this, Afler the Anderson columns, Klcindiensl asked lhat the Se- nate committee's hearings on his nomination he reopened and lie told of having five meetings with l.T. and T. directors while denying he took sides in the case. Potentially more damaging lo ttie N i x o n wrong-doing is thai McLaren turned to Peter Flani- gan of the White House staff to recniil an investment banker on w h o s n recommendations the eventual l.T. and T. settlement was based. Flanigan once was a partner in the New York invest- ment banking firm which re- ceived a fee for helping SAIGON (AP) Heavy lion was reported today on three Indochina fronts, and air strikes that reverberated throughout Saigon marked Hie slnrl of a new operation within 10 miles of the capital. In eastern Cambodia, United States 13-52 bombers wrecked the second major North Viet- namese base camp in two days. and South Vietnamese ground troops said they killed 30 North Vietnamese in a batlle about a mile lo the southwest. In the central highlands, the Saigon government claimed 28 nemy killed five miles south- east of Fire Base 5, raising (he otat in three days of fighting to :3. Along the demilitarized zone >ctwcen the warring Vietnams, North and South Vietnamese gunners were waging the big- plan one mergers. of IT. and T.'s big with U.S. Niivy nuns Joining in. ThcTc was in) of con- tact with the Communists Hie new operation miim miles cast of Saigon. The U.S. command announced of 41 army anil two air force units totalling men, second biggest one-day rc- ciucUon of the war. U.S. troops strength totalled 114.500 men last the cur- rent goal is by May 1. NAME COMMANDER WASHINGTON (AP) Vice- Admiral Noel Gayler, a pioneer United States Navy jet aircraft pilot, is the new coiiimander-in- chief of all U.S. forces in Iho Pacific area. Gayler, 57, now heads the National Security Agency, a secret code-cracking organization headquartered at jest artillery duct this Fort Meade, Sid. SHOE STYLES for SPRING ARE NOW AT WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6lh STREET SOUTH PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS E am a U.S. Senator from a state lhat borders on Canada, I alBo am a candidate for the U.S. presi- dency. Who am I? HOW DO YOU RATE? 91 to 100 TOP SCORE! 71 to point! Good 81 to K poinli- 61 to 70 polnti Fair. H'mm FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Do you think that Borne prisoners should he el- lowed temporary leaves from Jail? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INHRNATIONAl Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Le Parti Acadlen is a political party In New Brunswick. True or False? 2 Yves Geoffroy was recaptured in T a.-Spain b-Norway c-Ntcaragua Z The U.S. haB announced that It will eventually withdraw Its troops from Taiwan. True or Faloe? 4 A federal organization that regularly gives re- search grants to needy Individuals and groups IB the 7 a-Canada Council b-Girl Guides c-Laat Poet Fund 5 The British have recognized the Independence of Rhodesia. True or False? PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. a-legendary flyer b-an obscene or profane exclamatory word s-a social blunder 1.....Hansard 2. 3.....charisma 4.....Icarua 6.....gaffe d-datly record of Par- liamentary debate e-charm, personalmag- netlBtn PART HI NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....Robert Stanfield 2.....Ian Smith 3.....E. M. Woolllams 4.....RuBty Staub 5.....Eucllde ChlflBBon 3-I372 a-Mernber of Parlia- ment from Calgary b-Leader of Le Parti Acadten c-outflelder for tha Montreal Expos d-Leader of Progres- sive- Conse rvatl vft Party e-Prime Minister of Rhodesia VEC, In STUDENTS rn. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE old style It was steam and cinders all the way on those big eight-wheelers. Gave a man a as big as the Rockies and as dry as the Drumheller Badlands. So his style was Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner, for thirst-quenching flavour slow-brewed and naturally aged. And that's the way it still tastes beer brewed with Haifa century of know-how. Try it at your next wet-your-whistle-stop. TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE KING CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. "YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR TIIE QUALITY ENGINEERED DODGE COLT" 3RD AVENUE AND 11 ST. SOUTH SEE DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENT ON PAGE 21 PHONE 328-9271 ;