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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta WINDY HIGH FORECAST TUESDAY 40 The Uthlmdge Herald VOL. LX1I1 No. 83 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1979 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO SECTIONS 20 PAGES Trudeau: No Troops Move To Buy Move Back Canada NEW YORK CCP) Time magazine quotes Prime Minister Trudeau as saying Candians should seek out qualities of their country that are superior to those in the United States rather than try to remain "distinct from Americans in all things." "We don't want to put a tariff on culture or a bar- rier on brains or on capital cr technology just because it comes from the he is quoted as saying in an interview. "Very often it is belter than what we have, and we should take it. Bui, in cases where it is rot Itcltcr, we should dcfer.d ourselves against it.'' The interview is cairird in Time's Canadian edition which on sale Tuesday. It does not appear in edition cu'side Canada. Trudeau is quoted as saying his government "isn't trying to buy back Canada to use that cliche." "It's trying to make sure that we control that small number of institutions which have greater im- pact on our development as an individual society. "I think the art will be not to try and remain dis- tinct from the Americans in all things hut to choose those areas in which we think our values are superior." Explains Difficulty Tnsdcau also talked about difficulties in Canada's federalism. "It's been very difficult to got liic Canadian people to understand the true ir.eaing of federalism that sov- ereignly is really divided in its exercise between two levels of he is quoted as saying. "There is a natural instinct for people to ask Ottawa to step in and do things which should be done but are no1, being done at the provincial level." The prime minster said that perhaps because this tendency on the part of Canadians was not slopped soon enough, "it has the backlash of the development of extreme nationalism in and be added: "There may be somelhing like this happening in the case of Western Canada alienation." Asked about "Canadian Trudeau is quoted as saying that "there is still in Canada a great unresolved inner conflict within the heart of each Can- adian on the role of the state." He said that while Canadians want more public ser- vices than there are in the U.S., they s'.ill tvive'rjt actually departed from the individualistic free enter- prise system. This, he added, means that "you get some very excruciating contradictions within the same group of people." Sees Inconsistency "The young, for instance, will clamor loudest lo have an all-out war against pollution. Well, they are often the people who pollute the country the most, very often because they are litterbugs or because they make one hell of a lot of noise with Iheir revved-up cars and their snowmobiles and hi-fi's and so on." On the subject of inflation, Trudeau said: "I sup- pose I was a bit traumatized by those cabinet meetings when we almost saw devaluation of the dollar, f realized then that the generosity of past governments, through the lack of sophisticated tools, to forecast the conse- quences of expenditures three years ahead, had almost brought us lo economic disaster. "I vowed that we wouldn't let it happen again and thai is why fo much of our lime now is taken up with planning, and why BIB government appears lo he moving ralher slowly to those who hoped that we would bring in great decisions quickly." British Press Resumes Seal Hunt Drive LONDON1 (CP) Premier Joseph Smallwood of Newfoundland criticized the Bnlish press loday lor whal he called "the worse kind of sensationalism" about the Canadian seal hunt. Smallwood, bore on business, made Ihe comment afler being fold lhal the mass-circulation Daily Mir- ror has resumed ils campaign against Ibe annual hunt. The tabloid splashes across its front page a photo- graph of a young seal being clubbed by a Canadian hunter in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The hunter is watched by British model Celia Hammond in lier capacity as represcnlalive of an ani- irral-protcdion group. Miss Hammond, who shows signs of revulsion in the picliire, is quo'.cd by The Mirror as saying later: "I don't think any woman could walch this and wear a seal-skin coat again, unless she was a mon- ster." Tlic Mirror waged a campaign against Ihe hunt in 1063 and it again voices pleasure about Ih-c ban placed by Olfatvii lasl October on Ihe killing of seal pups. In an editorial, The. Mirror fays tiial "tire horror of tlw annual slaughter young seals on the Cana- dian ice has not lieen ended." "Despite Ihe efforts of Ihe Canadian government lo make the seal hur.t more humane, it still remains a brutal, bloody business." Ilic paper continues. Meanwhile, an estimated ?5.000 seals were killed in Ihe Gulf of SI. Lawrence during Ihe firsl Iwo days of Ibis year's hunt, a lisherics department spokesman said Sunday. The for Ihe area has been set al but the spokesman said allliough half of il had been ta- ken by Salurday nighl, it did nol mean it would be met by today or Tuesday, Mail WASHINGTON fAP) Presi- dent Nixon ordered Monday the use of troops to move the strike-bound mail in New York City. Nixon said New York city is where (he problem lias become the most acute. "These replacements are lieing sent in as a supplemen- tary v.crk force to maintain basic he said, adding Ihat they would be withdrawn as the striking postal workers return lo Ilicir jobs. "I have just now directed the activation of the men of the var- ious military organizations to begin in New York city Hie res- toration of essential mail serv- Nixcn said in a live broadcast. The president said he also has instructed U.S. Attorney-Gen- eral John N. Mitchell to take whatever action is necessaiy against illegal picketing which would interfere with the return cf workers willing to go back lo their jobs. "We cannol and we will not negotiate while thousands of workers arc participating in an illegal work Nixon said. URGES tlF.TUHX "I urge you lo return lo your jobs so lhal these negotiations can begin. In comments he said wer'e ad- dressed to both working and striking postal workers in the. U.S., Nixon named various groups of the elderly, businessmen, soldiers in Vietnam Bnd de- pond en the mails. He said ho had recognized since he came to Congress that poftal workers are underpaid and have legitimate grievances. He said since he took office as president, he and Postmaster- General Winton M. Blounl have worked to reform the post off- ice. They have asked for in- creased pay, more benefits, quicker increases in grade level. James H. Rsdemacher, presi- dent of the AFL-VIO National Association of Letter Carriers, estimated that 70 per cent of the nation's mailmen were back at work in 6.-IOO of the cities. But many key citir-s across the nation still would be without mail service, he said. A post office department spokesman said no employees were on strike in seven postal regions. He lisled them sis At- lanta. GH.: Dallas, Tex.: Mem- phis, Tcnn.; St. Louis. Mo.; Se- attle. Wash.; Washington, D.C., and Wichita, Kan. Israeli Warplane BidRejectg Held In Abeyancewage New Financial Aid Offered Newly elfdeii leader of te Railiement Creditiste du Quebec, Camil Somsort, 35, tells it his own Caouctte-style way lo the delegates who elected him lender of the parly during convention in Quebec City. Strategy Backfires At Convention Edward Furlong, managing editor of Ihe Great Falls Tri- bune, said loday notliing "dras- tic'1 bad happened to mail ser- vice yet in Great Falls. He fold The Lelhbridgc Her- ald that about 100 postal work- ers had hold an emergency mecling Sunday, and had been "pretty uncommunicative'1 ex- cept lo say the mail would bo delivered for sure Monday. Houses Sway In Tremor AIIMKDABAD (Reuters) The bodies of IS persons so far have been discovered in the de- bris of Ihe Indian western coast (own of Broach, shaken by an earthquake early today. Official sources said al least 18 persons were killed, 69 were injured and 100 houses were damaged in Ihe quake which shook the lown, 200 miles north of Bombay. People ran into Hie streets in panic in Hroach, Sarac and Bar- oda as houses swayed, windows milled and pols nnd pans tun> bled from (he shelves. Sen, Gladstone On The Mem! CALGARY (CPl Scnalnr .lames Gladstone ll'C Al- bcrla) was in goix! condition loday, recovering from an em- ergency appendectomy Maich M. A hospital spokesman said Mr. Gladstone, (.2, has been able lo walk around and should ba released in a couple of days. The senator, the only Indian in the upper house, was ap- pointed in 1958 and is a former chief cf Ihe Uluod Indian liar.d near Cardslon, south of Lclh- bridge QUEBEC (CP) The Credi- Ustes elected a leader for their new provincial political party Sunday at an incredible leader- ship convention that didn't turn out as arranged. Leading the Creditistes info Iheir first provincial election campaign in Quebec province is Samson, a one-time member ol a defunct separatist party who says he never was a separatist, Mr. Samson, a 35-year-old car salesman from Rouyn, Que., says the Credilistes will rise to power in Ihe Quebec general el- ections April 29. But the man who was sup- posed to be chosen unanimously -with federal leader Real Caouclte's not even appear on the convention floor. Picked as leader at a fecrel caucus the night before was Yvoa Dup'jis, the former fed- eral Liberal cabinet minister whom Mr. Caouelte promoled fcr Ihe leadership in a lasl-min- ulc convention mancemTC that went awry. Mr. Dupuis. once ilte arch-en- emy of Social Credit in Quebec, was to lie dropped into the pro- vincial leadership as what Mr. Caouettc described as "the at- omic bomb" of the election campaign. DUPtlS UNDER GUARD But instead, Mr. Dupuis spent his time at the convention under guard in a dressing room for basketball players just off the convention floor in the Roman Catholic sports centre whore the one-day convention was held. Mr. Dupuis, minister without portfolio in the cabinet of for- mer prime m i n i s I e r Lester Pearson, was tried and acquit- led in 10C3 of an influence-ped- dling charge in connection with an allempt lo set up a race track in his riding ar-d two re- lated conspiracy charges. He now is a moderator of a "hot line" radio program on a Montreal station and a news- pcper columnist. WASHINGTON (AP) Slate Secretary William P. Rogers announced loday lhal Presidenl Nixon has decided to bold in abeyance for now a decision on Israel's request for 125 more jet fighler planes, but is granting about ol economic aid to Israel. At the same time Rogers called for new talks with Russia on limiting arms shipments into the Middle East. "We believe that our re- straints will afford fresh oppor- tunities for all concerned lo diminish hostilities and enhance the prospecls for ho said in a slatcment. Al a news conference, Rogers also said: U.S. would not te able lo stop bombing of the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos if North Viet- nam continues to use the trail. "We have to protect the safely and lives of troops in South Vietnam." United States hacks the bid by the new government of Cambodia for Ihe return there of the International Control Commission to police the coun- try's neutrality. The new re- gime said it wants to get an es- timated or more. North Vietnamese troops off its lerri- lory. Canada, India and Poland man.the ICC. United Stales "had no- thing to. do directly or indi- rectly1" with- the ouster of Prince -Norodom Sihanouk as Cambodian chief of state last week. This was Roger's way of denying indirectly Communist charges that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency engineered the coup. President Nixon, In an infor- mal meeting with reporters Sat- urday, spelled o'.it the reasoning behind the administration's long-awaited decision on Is- rael's bid, though he left the ac- tual announcement up lo Rog- ers. Nixon termed it an interim decision based on the current U.S. analysis of the military balance in the Middle East, and he warned that upsetting that balance could raise the. danger of war. He said Ihe recently reported Soviet shipments of new S'AM-3 anti-aircraft missiles and mili- tary personnel to Egypt have not significantly shifted Ihe bal- ance, nor are future French de- liveries of some 100 modern Mi- rage jets to Libya earmarked for action against Israel. KUAN DISAGREES Iii Jerusalem Sunday, Foreign Minister Abba Eban took issue with Nixon's analysis lo Ihe ex- lent of saying the new Soviet S'AM deliveries to Egypt had added "an entirely new dimen- sion in Soviel involvement in the Middle Easl" and had brought about "a change for the worse in Ihe balance of power" Congo Coup Fails Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) Troops loyal to President Mar- icn Ngouabi of the Congo Re- public appeared today to have crushed an attempt to over- throw him and Ihe leader of the coup, a dissident army lieuten- ant, was ,-eported dead. The loyal troops surrounded the radio'station here early this morning after the radio went on ths air with an announcement that Ngouabi had been over- thrown. The president, who in January transformed" Jus country, lae former French Congo, into a people's the In- ternationale as its anthem-re- sponded quickly with a state- ment that a group of about 50 commandos had seized the. radio station and broadcast false information. Brazzaville radio announced early this afternoon that the commando group had been "de- cimated." Then the voice of the Congo- lese revolution radio announced that the leader of the comman- dos had been killed. It identified him as Lieut. Pierre Kinganga, who fled his country after taking part in an unsuccessful in 1963. The radio said Ihe president, In uniform, personally look command of government forces ringing the radio station while thousands of people marched through Ihe strecis waving red flags as a sign of support for his government. The Ixrfy of Kinganga, nick- named Sirocco, was later put on public display, although the de- tails cf bow he died were not immediately known. Kinganga fled to The Congo after the failure of the 1968 coup which he was sent- enced to death in his absence. OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Labor Congress today called on the federal govern- ment lo loosen its monetary and fiscal reins on the economy, while r e j e c t i n g the govern- ment's proposed voluntary re- straints on wages. In its annual brief la the cabi- net, the l.COO.OOO-membcr CI.C said the economy is slowing down, and the government should act immediately because of the inherent lime lag in get- ting results. Prime Minister Trudeau said the government is doing its "damnedest" to deal with infla- tion. Suppose, he said, that Ibe gov- ernment measures were relaxed and that prices continued lo rise. "You'd be the first people to he told CLC Presi- dent Donald MacDonald. Mr. Secretary- Treasurer William Dodge, and Executive Vice-President Jo- seph Mortis spent about 93 min- utes mlh Mr. Trudeau and his cabinet in a commillee room that was filled with some 350 members of Uie Irade union movement. DISAGREES SHARPLY It was a blunt, no-nonsenst presentation, with Mr. Mac- Donald expressing sharp disa- greemenl wilh government poli- cies, and with Mr. Trudeau say- ing the CLC was not offering constructive alternatives. He said the government bad to fight inflation with the tools available to it. "We're ali in this boat to- gether and we're looking for the best scheme out." He said lie isn't Warning labor for not "doing anything, "but you are not suggesting anything as a group." "Surely a group (labor) that has 72 per cent of Ibe national income can suggest something." Mr. MacDonald said there was "an unconscious misinter- pretation" of the CLC's position. The organization, he said, has not rejected monetary and fis- cal the manner in which they are being applied, YVOX DUPUIS "A-homb" fizzles WAYNE SAUTER having difficulties with an air pressure gun and inad- vertently nailing his thumb Jerry IVcscolt asking his wife for rice and then changing his order when Ihe meal came. LOTS OF BUBBLY PARIS (Renters) Trance produced a record 93.933.820 bottles of champagne last year and exported nearly of (hem, Ihe Champagne Grow- ers' Association said Sunday. They Never Came Back South Africans Kiekcd Out Of Net Play LONDON (Reuters) South Africa has Iwcn kicked out of the 1070 Davis Cup tennis com- petition because of its racial- separalion policies but Hhodesia has been allowed to remain in IJ70 tournament. POMP AND BEACH, Fla. Almost Ihree months ago. two little girls wenl looking for ice cream and never came back. Peggy Rahn was 9 and had her own room. It stands jusl as she left il. "I haven 'I even Cecile Rahn apologized when she showed her d a u g h I c r's room. "I've come in here lo clean up several lirncs, bill "I still jump every time the phono rings. 1 still hope they're alive." Three blocks away, Kay Ste- venson kept Ihe Christmas tree up unli! Ihe end of January hop- ing Wendy, 8, would come home. A middle-aged neighbor lock Peggy to the beach and Wer.dy went with a 23-year-old uncle Dee. 29. The girls rr.el at the beach by accident and wan- dered away logclhcr lo buy ice cream. A reward fund of has been established by anonymous donors. The families have put up another and say they'll sell their homes to gel more money. Man Charged In Cardstou Shooting Eddie Liitleihiclds, 59, of the Bleed Indian Reserve, south of Lethbridge, was lo appear be- fore Magislrale L. B. Lavine in Cardslon courl today on a charge of attempted murder. The charge was laid follow- ing a shooting incident Saturday at Ihe Lillleshields residence, eight miles norlh of Cardston. Frank Manyfingers, M, also of the reserve, is reported in good condition in Foothills Gen- eral Hospital in Calgary wilh a wound above Ihe lefl eye caused by a .22 calibre bullet. Cardston HCMP who are in- vesligaling the shooting said they would ask for a week's re- mand in custody for Ihe ac- cused at his court appearance loday. PEGGY RUIN WENDY STEVENSON Boy Drowns In Pond Danile George Wurz, 5. drowned Saturday in a small pond on the Wilson Hutterite Colony, about 75 miles south- east of Lcllibridgc. Coroner Dr. J. E. McTavish of Lethbridge has said there mil be EO inquest. ;