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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH TUESDAY MID 40 The Lcthbridgc Herald LXIV 91 MARCH 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO SECTIONS 22 PAGES Lethbridge railmen idled by shutdown Troops guard leader TIBETAN REFUGEES ARRIVE Tsering Dorju clasps hands in traditional Tibetan greeting on arrival in Lethbridge Saturday from Kunsang Sheka and children are among seven families that will take up residence on southern Alberta farms in the Vaux hall and Rainier districts following a threeweek language course in Thirtythree Tibetans are in the Farmers still have sense of humor EDMONTON CP pelseverance and the ability to grinandbearit all played a role in opening up the with poor economic conditions a way of prairie farmers show they still have all of those qual ities and especially A recent research letter put out by United the United Farmers of Alberta Cooperative and United Grain Growers demonstrated some ex amnlps Things have got so tough that a man has to work himself to death just to stay alive in some pars of the Remember the good old days when a farmer stood a good chance to break even one year in five A man I know spent all the profits from his last quarter of the 1970 pig crop on a Christmas present for his Bought her a new stove lid A hog man stopped to think of some good reason for being a pessimist in and it took him almost l10th of a second My uncle has his farm affairs in such good shape he can take his pick of tax or bank Jarring in Paris for peace talks After Prime Muristei Trudeau is the best friend western farmers Think of how many of his hired hands he sends to tell us what to Most prairie farm equipment companies are re training all their salesmen as bill My wife says Im getting so old and crabby Im not it to live with people any She thinks I ought to move Ottawa doesnt seem to have any more idea than fanners about what kind of a farm program farmers If youre feeding broilers and going to buy a be sure to buy one fast enough to get you to the United States border before the second payment comes Whatever new farm program Ottawa comes up itll meet with general approval from evenbody bin farmers and cih My uncle has scared away another hired man with a threat to leave him the farm in his Nobody in the West is pleased with the outlook for 1971 except a few oldtimers who are sure they wont have to live thiough summing it all up Say what you like about it offers more opportunities than any other line of To lose that Reiilapallbearer job idea DETROIT Wayne State University place monl has added rentapallbearer to its list of odrl obs for fludcnls who want extra spending nicnov Youd br surprised hw many people in a big city dont have enough strong friends to carry them explained an aide to Herbert direc tor of the placement The student volunteers come equipped match ing dark suits and black shoes and may wear long but no Harbison Funeral homes cm call the placement office for a Complete sol of or nimihnr nf for to 515 depending on he number of hours they nre Harbison By THE CANADIAN PRESS Gunnar United Nations Middle East peace arrived in Paris today for a surprise meeting with For eign Minister Mahmoud Riad of The meeting comes as Riad and a score of his top diplomats gathered in Paris for a meeting the government Lipes ill generate new pressure on Is President Anwar Sadat Egypt warned Sunday that the next few days will be decisive in our battle for Riad announced his meeting with Jarring after conferring for more than 90 minutes with Foreign Minister Maurice Schu mann of Diplomatic sources said the RiadJarring meeting was ex pected to take place this Swedens ambassa dor to the Soviet flew to Paris from Moscow where he had gone last week following the temporary suspension of his peace mission in New ALSO VISITED ITALY En route to his meetings in Riad stopped off in Italy for talks with President Tito of Premier Emilio Co lombo and Foreign Minister Aldo Moro of Raid begins a threeday ses sion Tuesday with 21 of his dip lomats stationed in Europe and the United including United Nations Ambassador Mo hammed Hassan elZayyat and Ashral Ghorbal Egypts repre sentative in Egyptian sources said the conference would map a vigo rous campaign to demonstrate to Ihe West that the current no pcacc nowar situation is ex Iremely dangerous and that Egypt already is on a genuine war The hope is that the various governments will bring more pressure on Israel to agree to give up all Arab territory cap tured in the 1967 SPEAKS IN KHARTOUM President Sadat told a rally in Khartoum Sunday that Egypt hnd done all if could to achieve peace in the Middle The First free election iu 40 years TEGUCIGALPA A P Ramon a 57yearold lawyer and university was declared the today in Honduras first presidential election Mice backed hv the govern ment Nationalist icplarcs Osvaldo Lopez who seized power in 1563 by military coup The latest official re leased early today with 230 of 2R3 municipalities gave Cruz nearly Tht Liberal partys Jorgo had The municipalities still to be rounied are smaii and were mil fxpected to change Ihe out Sierra Leone Reuter Armed Gumean troops guarded Prune Minister Siaka Stevens of Sierra Leone today as Parliament was called intoemergency sessbn follow ing last weeks abortive army The armed Guineans crossed the border into this West Afri can British Commonwealth state Sunday to help local forces prevent a further coup bid by dissatisfied army They threw a tight cordon around Stevenss residence fol lowing two abortive assassina tion who called for help from neighboring said the armies of the two countries had become one to prevent troublemakers bringing down the government in He had asked troops from Pres ident Sekou Toure of Guinea to help strengthen loyal army men here and restore law and There are dangerous elements cys report ot ms speecn oia not in the Sierra Leone Army and elaborate on his remark that while they remain there could The work stoppages that halted rail traffic west of Calgary and Edmonton spread to Lethbridge Sunday when almost all of the 48 Lethbridge file including qualified booked They claimed they were unfit for About 185 enginemen in Calgary booked off in what a union spokesman said was a protest against the slowness of contract negotiations More than Canadian Pacific employees in the Pacific about 301 in Lethbridge been idled by service shutdowns which fol lowed the booking off job action by dissident engine Igave in Africa official Middle East news agen cys report of his speech did not 7 the next few days would be de cisive for the but he has warned before that tile unoffi cial truce along the Suez canal cannot last unless there is prog ress in the peace Sadat said that Egypts ef forts to achieve peace have been blocked by Israeli arrog be no peace in the Ste vens Earlier it was learned here that the army John and sk other senior officers have been Bangura led the 1968 coup which brought Stevens back to power after military leaders prevented his taking after rash of blazes ATLANTIC Reu ter A major fire swept through a residential area of At lantic City destroying at least 18 houses and several boats before it was brought under who evacuated the said there were no deaths and only a few Several firemen were treated at hospitals for smoke Police immediately began in vestigating the possibility of They said four major fires had broken out in Atlantic City in nine One police report said a suspect was seen in a brown car at the site of the lat est which started at a The three other fires swept through a boat an empty meat packing plant and empty authorities Govt troops in control FROM NEW DELHI CP East Pakistani rebels were reported holding out at various points but the West Pakistani armyappeared to be in control of the eastern The rebel radio said that fighting was continuingin in the port city of Chit tagong and in the towns of Rangpur and But the governments Radio Pakistan said the situation in the East was returning to with all government employees re turning to work banks re opening and the onfew in Dacca lifted from 7 to 5 The rebel and government ra dios were the only remaining sources of news from the Ben gali half of Pakistan since all foreign correspondents were ex pelled from Dacca during the But Associated Press correspondent Arnold Zeitlin re ported on his arrival in Ceylon Sunday from Dacca that the government troops were in full control of the eastern Zeithn said between 5 000 and persons were believed killed in fighting Friday and Sheik Mujibur Rah the Bengali political leader who had been campaign ing to end West Pakistans con trol of the was reported by Radio Pakistan to bs in army But other re believed to have come from the sheiks Seen and heard About town AN obvious foul on an at tempted breakaway in a basketball game brought the request from coach Albert Lapatac for a penalty shot Gordon Burton threatening to carry a rub ber ashtray to all functions for her husband after he al most alerted the fire depart ment when emptying his pipe bowl in a saucer Charley Parry claiming the hot pants will likely he around for at least a year and Alae Martin Hell like ly watch them all year Tito breaks ice by seeing Pope VATICAN CITY AP Wearing a top hat and President Tito of Yugoslavia confer ed for moi e than an hour with Pope Paul He was the first Communist chief of state to pay an official visit to the Roman Catholic The Pope praised Tito for seeking peace and interna tional He also assured all Communist govern ments that the Catholic church forswears interference in the affairs of any stale Ho hailed ihe improving rfla lions between the Vatican and Yugoslavia an example of how the Roman Catholic Church and Communist countries can live peacefully together Tito spoke without a prepared apparently to underscore the fricndlines of the and the Vatican did not release his remarks immediately Dressed in white vestments the Pope shook hands with the 78yearold Yugoslav leader and his when they arrived at the door of the papal apartment in the Apostolic Pal The audience was the final of ficial act of Titos fiveday fencemending state visit to The earlier events of Tnos visit symbolized the rap prochement that has devel oped steadily since the Italian Yugoslav agreement on Trieste in Todavs audience sym bolized the improvement of re lations between the church and the Yugoslav BliOKE OIT 1013 Tito angrily broke relations with the Vatican m 1932 when Pope Lius XII made a cardinal of Archbishop Alojzije the Yugoslav primate who had been sentenced to life imprison ment for collaborating with the Cardinal Ktopmac died in and relations between the Jugoslav government and the Vatican have been improving ever said he was directing the liber ation struggle from the eastern city of THOUSANDS FLED Thousands fled Zeitlin Joe a CBC corre also reported that the army was clearly in con trol when he left Dacca early If there is any challenge to the armys Schlesinger said in its proba bly coming from the small towns in the countryside and it may take years before the Ben gali army can even hope to challenge the Pakistani army He said East Pakistani sup port of Sheik Mujibs Awami the Easts political is absolutely unbelieva ble COMMUNIST WEAPONS It was not clear where the supporters of the sheik were getting the weapons to stand up to the armed said to be equipped with Soviet Chinese small arms and Ameri can Political parties in West Paki stan welcomed the army move in East A joint state ment said There was no other alternative left to avoid the im pending disaster created by the Awami League leaders of the eastern the chairman of the Pakistans Peoples said Kheik Mujih wanted to divide Pakistan and establish an inde pendent Fascist and racist state of East LAYOFF NOTICES The booking o f f action brought the 300 Lethbridge CP Rail employees layoff notices Areas affected in the local scene include customer shop train yardmen and sta tionmen yard The Daj liner service from Lethbridge will continue for today at Lethbridge C P R Superintendent Art Watson said the daylincr will have a regular crew and will run on a minutetominute basis until the situation set Watson said practically all the personnel in Lethbridge were off as a result of the booking off He said some crews were on the road and some men were off the job with a legitimate The bookingoff action is having widespiead effect in the total Pacific area east to a line formed by Cal gary and Included in the work layoff are in Vancouver and about 210 at Kam 600 at Revelstoke and 500 at Trail and and 800 in A further employees on the region could be affected if the work stopage becomes more widespread and con AFFECTS OPERATIONS The spread of the work stop pages is increasingly affecting the operations at Calgary and Lethbridge where the largest proportion of freight handled is bound for Until Sunday the railway had been able to continue servicing Calgary area freight cus tomers and handle traffic be tween Calgary and the south and east although at reduced efficiency due to a three week old slowdown by yardmen at The only exception to the to tal shutdown at Calgary Sun day was the transcontinental Canadian which continued to operate between Calgary and the PLANE USED Passengers travelling west from Calgaiy on the Ca nadian are continuing by bus or The Canadian Na tional Railway transcontinen tal passenger train is being terminated in Edmonton with passengers continuing west by plane or The CNR has more than boxcars loaded with oetween and bushels of wheat stalled at various loca tions across the CPR has more fan stranded boxcars loaded with wheat bound for Vancouver for ship ment to Chma and Kaiser has no problems No major proolems have yet been experienced by the Kaiser Resoui ces operation near Natal in the Crowsnest Pass The last unit tram carrying coal from the area to Roberts Bank for shipment to Japan left Thursday Kaisers preparation plant was shut down at midnight Sunday and employees working in the plant now are doing modification No men have been laid off because of the enginemen Kaiser ships between and tons of coal daily by CP Rail unit A Kaiser spokesman said this morning there is enough coal stockpiled at Roberts 20 miles south of to take csre of any immediate prob Restrictions placed on flights NORTH CP The defence department an nounced today it has placed re strictions on flights of CF101 Voodoos due to a technical prob lem in the George public re lations officer for Air Defence with headquarters said flying has been re stricted to mandatory opera tional flights in support of the North American Air Defence The twinengined jets built in the United are Canadas contribution to The restriction covers more than 50 of the Canadian jets at three squadron B and Bag a detachment of the aircraft at Val The technical problem was not Lowes said the solution to the problem is known and that it is just a matter of time before flying will return to nor Jim destroyed iu fire AP At least two persons were soven missing and a dozen injured in a fire that de stroyed the 117yearold Canan daigua Inn early Stanlw fled the blazn but difd Inter of an apparent liCMrf a hospital said Firemen searching the rums found a body not identified im Paper bombed SAIGON Reuter Several youths riding motorcycles threw gasoline bombs al the office of the leftwisg Saigon Tin San newspaper but only slight damage was ACTORS WIFE DIESAmy wife of actor Chief Dan died in North Vancouver after a long The couple are shown cbovs on their 50th wed ding anniversary two yean ;