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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI IE1HBKIDGE HERALD Scil'jrdoy, March 31, 1973 News in brief Blinker resigns Vietnam post WASHINGTON (API Presi- dent Nixon announced Friday the resignation of Ellsworth Bunker, who has served as am- bassador in Saigon for the last six years. Bunker "other duties" be taking oil for the presi- dent, the Wliite House said. Simultaneously, the House announced that White Nixon name career diplomat Gra ham A. Martin, former am bassador to Italy and Thailand to replace the 78-year-old Bunker in South Vietnam. Cambodia jails astrologers PHNOM PENH (Kcuterl The Cambodian government lias rounded up more than 50 of the country's top astrologers and thrown them into jail police prediction that President No! will not survive in powc until the end of April. A similar flood of gloomy pre dictions preceded the overlhrO' sources said I of Prince Norodom Sihanouk a The sources said 55 astrolo- head of state in March. 1970 ccrs have bcsn arrested without and Ihe subsequent opening o formal charges as a result of a the Cambodian war. Iraq demands cash L'or oil BEIRUT. Lebanon (AP) In i with Western-owned Iraq Petro- a move that could cause prob- i leum Co. settled and rising de- k-nis for Soviet-bloc coim- :nand for state-owned crude, of- j tries, Iraq lus served notice to j [icials in Baghdad "see no rea- potcntiai customers for its stale- oivned crude oil that all future dealings will be on a cash, not barter, basis, industry sources said today. With its decade old dispute son to saddle themselves with yp.y more restrictive barter ar- rangements when hard cash is readily available." the well-in- formed Middle East Economic Survey said. No' flood threat faces Alberta Herald legislature Bureau EDMONTON Alberta faces no danger of flooding from spring runoff but the situation could change quickly, Environ- ment Minister Bill Yurko told tlie legislature Friday. "There has been below aver- age snow cover over most of he said. "Henry Ruste (SC-Wainwright) asktu about the spring flood possibility. Mr. Yurko read a detailed re- office The three ma: Campora wins Argentine vole BUENOS AIRES (AP) Campora is scheduled to takei gentina's ruling military junta declared Friday night that Per- onist presidential candidate Hector J. Campora is the offi- cial winner of the Mavch 11 election and will not need to en- ter a runoff. Ray denied freedom bid servants first collective -policy M. By VIC PARSONS forces com-1 CALGARY (CP) Chil- lers made Iheir statement' thumphis oratory topk up much communique after the na- tlme al tional election board announced the Public Service UUI1UL uuaul II Campora had received Alliance of Canada (PSAC) this per cent of the to- 1 tal. week, but when the triennial meeting ended Friday, the un- ion had emerged with its first- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Earl Ray, convicted sla- yer of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was denied a for free- by of dom in a ruling Friday .fudge L, Clure Morton United States District Court. Morton dismissed a habeas corpus petition and held "no evidentiary hearing" is justified MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st S. 328-BE96 "Industriol ami Home Owner Rentals" havB a good slock of pirmps and welding equipment RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY by the pleadings in Ray's peti- tions. Ray, who has exhausted his appeals in stale courts, is serving a 99-year prison sen- tence at Tennessee state prison for the April 4, slaying of the civil right leader in Mem- j In his petition for a new trial, Ray had claimed his lawyers i forced him into pleading guilty j to tlie slaying. Deaths Thieu departs for U.S. collective bargaining pol-rthe convention, third for the IPBAC since its formation i'J6G, Ihe Tnost divisive, but also Ihe most productive. Mr. Edwards said in an inter- view at the close of the meeting that he was encouraged by th( policy framework establishe President Nguyen Van Thieu departed for the United Slates today on the _ first leg of a five-country tour Paw inquiry. lo establish what lie termed "a new era of peace." He told a cheering crowd of Enslcnii, Bock, 83, Liberal member of Parlia- _ _ ___ _ ment for Maple Creek from 1927 j thousands at Tim Son Nhut air- to 1930 and an author and song mimy Or them civil scr- i writer. vants and military officers, that New Rosenthal, B7, a founder of Maidenform Inc. who wilh her husband William designed the first "uplift" bra. "Diary of Lieut." Col. G. A. French, Officer Commanding N.W.M, Police 1B74. SATURDAY, AUGUST For a change we hart a slower of rain this morning, Uie first since leaving rniffcrin. MacLeod's parly delayed in their start until noon, owing to the carelessness of the man in charge of the cattle who let them out early in the morning, and hav- ing put no one in charge they wandered off five cr six miles. Marched in the afternoon and camped at a creek 71i miles out. Water rather brackish, grass short, but apparently sweet. Overhauled a half-breed train going to Mountain but found no Ti ied to buy some horses or rather ponies, but found the pries loo high as (hey asked 5150.00 up to 5200.00. SUNDAY, AUGUST '23rd: Camped on branch of Old Wives Creek. Service at a.m. as usual. Made several observations for time, latitude, magnetic variation. Find latitude of camp 49 48 and vari- ation 20 45. Soecial Presentation for the General Public. Multi Projector Screen Presentation on Western History made in preparation for our trek. Wednesday, April 4th 8 p.m. Auditorium Hamilton Jr. High Charge. PART I THJ-J lilKTH OP A LKGHNH Tlie Tragedy of Knee The Cypress Hills Massacre The Ixmg March West The Cuslcr Massacre The Sioux Migration to Canada PART II HISTORY LIVES IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Pot Hoic Coulee Detachment Milk River Ridge Detachment Writing on Stone Detachment Rig FJc-ntl Detachment Fort .Mac'lcod e was undertaking the six-day risit to the United States "im- er the banner of co-operation n peace." v U.S. sources said Thieu, in his ummit meeting with President ixoti Monday and Tuesday, vill seek commitments for bil- ions of U.S. aid dollars to keep he Saigon regime in power. lie also seeks to counter his image as a dictator. Thieu often has come under sharp criticism 'rom U.S. congressional lead- ers, with whom he will hs meet- ing, on the operations of the Saigon government. JIDoctors ileny pressure out of the way, however Ihc union got down to pollc business. The PSAC will aim at a bil ngualism policy thai protec 1 umiingual employees, while the same time supporting U ftderal government's efforts promote hilingitalism in th public service. The union will also Erv to set New food allowance increase EDMONTON (CP) Healtl Minister Neil Crawford an nounced Friday a rnne-per-cen increase effective May 1 in thi monthly food allowances to Al borta's public assistano recipients. A news re'ease said the new rates, between Sid and com- pared with the existing rales of between and will cost tlie province an additional ?2 million a year. port prepared by A. M. Mus- apha, hydrology branch, envir- mment department. Eelow average runoff from snowmelt in the Rocky Moun- tains can be expected, ha said. Little or no runoff is expected in the Oldman River watershed. Below average runoff is likely in the Bow and Elbow drainage area. The Edson through Lac ta Biche area should expect aver- age water levels. While the Grande Prairie Peace River- Athabasca and north area can expect slightly above average runoff, said Mr. Yurko. "It should he emphasized that this is only a very general runoff outlook based on prevail- ing snow cover. It is common knowledge that tlie situation can be quickly changed by ths mcteorologic events over tha next few weeks, and these can- not be predicted." Roland Mich- ener, with the aid of Mrs. Luis Echeverria, (he wifo of Mexico's president, tried en a sombrero at a dinner Friday evening in Ottawa. The Mexican leader and his wife are making a five-day visit to Canada. The new rates, rounded off to the nearest dollar, will bo (ex- isting rates in Male adult fe- male child 6 years and under child 7-11 child child Tlie last rate increase for food allowances averaged three per cent in January, 1972. Nixon slai'f may appear at Watergate WASHINGTON fAP) Tlie White House says it may permit staff members to appear infor- mally before the Senate com- mittee investigating the Water- gate break-in. The Wliite House had sug- gested earlier that any commu- nications between staff mem- bers and the Senate select com- mittee investigating the Water- pate would probably have to be in writing. Mexico >eeks close contact OTTAWA (CP) Mexican President Luis Echeverria de- livered a history-making speech to Parliament Friday, urging closer contacts wilh Canada to resist the influence of the great powers. It was Ihc first speech ever given to Parliament by a Latin American loader. In his speech, cenlrcpiece of a day of closed door talks with Prime Minister Trudeau and Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY 6.09 SUNSET l.oflilifidgc Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Bar.ff........ Calgary...... Victoria II 1, 5S 33 49 32 23 Prc iWinii-Ler iruueuu .inu other cabinet ministers, Mr. Echeverria referred to the dom- t'eor' inking power of the United Stales, without mcnUcmng the mutual neighbor name. The president linked that is- up an advisory committee on sue with the need lo give poor China revives trade unions SHANGHAI (Renter) Trade unions, discredited in China during the Cultural Revo- lution, are being revived in a modified form, reporters were told today. Unions fell from favor during the Cultural Revolution as they were associated with the "revi- sionist" line of former head of i .slnlc Liu Shao-chi, himself a! j prominent labor organizer dur- ing the early years of the Com- munist movement in China. In recent years in Shanghai, unions have been replaced by organizations called workers representative committees, re- porters veiling the Shanghai No. I iron and steel plant were (CP) Two more Alberta mentcil hospital doctors D. R. Cornish and Brian Howarth have denied before a judicial inquiry that the hospital was under po'iticnl pressure to detain F. J. 13, Davy. i But Dr. Cornish, Ihc hospi- tal's medical director, testified Friday that Mr. Davy, a 33- ycar-old Edmonton surveyor, did not sign a voluntary admis- sion slip as other doctors said he did. Earlier Friday, Dr. Itovarlh denied having told Mr. Davy that the hospital wjs under political pressure to keep him there. Mr. Davy earlier testi- fied that Dr. Howarth to'd him he "wouldn't play hall'1 with authorities who wanieil Mr. Davy detained. public service pensions which will include union representa- tives. Federal pub'.ic servants i art1 now unable to bargain their pensions. .Another proposal calls upon the government to allow penitentiary guards to retire caluntarily after 2fi years with- out loss of pension benefits. countries n bigger share of the world's resources. The president ssid full mem- bership for Canada in the Or- ganization of American States be more fruitful" than its present observer status, and appeared lo invite Canada to join Mexico in trying to reduce U.S. influence in the OAS. gnarit irge Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg Toronto Oltawa....... Montreal...... Chicago...... New York...... Miami......... Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Denver Mexico City Romo......... Paris......... London Amsterdam Tokyo......... So 53 48 41 53 49 CO CO 52 53 47 52 53 67 35 51 44 73 73 67 52 63 42 70 45 26 57 .22 .03 37 88 .03 43 40 37 61 57 52 43 31 57 54 FORECAST: I.ctliliridge Medicine Hat Clomty periods today w'Jh brief .showers, .winds .Wlo. and gusty, clear tonight, lows near mostly sunny Sun- day, highs near Calgary Mostly sunny to- day and Sunday, chance of afternoon showers near moun- ains, lows near 30, highs near 50. Columbia Koolcnay To- day, cloudy periods with soma showers over eastern portions during the afternoon. Sunday, periods with occasional near the mountains. Highs both days near 50. Lows tonight 23 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Variable cloudiness with scat- tered showers western and southern mountain sec tions and extreme east today and Sunday. Higlis both days 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Vest of Divide- Variable cloudiness with scat- tered showers western and mountains today and Sunday. Highs botii days 45 to 55. Lows tonight 20s. OTTAWA fCP) Tlie Liber- j a Is and the Conservatives trol- ted out their best proposals Fri- day for repatriation of the Ca- nadian economy hut both were scorned by the indignant NDP N e i t ii c r economic carrot caught the fancy of New Uemo- cralic leader Dflvid Lewis, but directed most of his vituper- ation at the five-part program pal forth by Paul Hcllyer Toronto his parly's Irnfle spokesman. Mr. said Ihe proposals 1 made him feel "sad for my neoie cmei jinuuj v. cconomic independence of Can- Milvam of Ihe trial division cf. Alberta supreme court lhat Ministcr Gil veslment needed for economic I development. Mr. Hellycr described the bill as a case of a "mouse bringing forth a mouse." He said he had hoped, for an elephant. "It is a pitifully inadequate restxMise." The last Iwo Canadian gov- ernments, lie Said, have done more lo sell Canada flown the river than all previous govern- ments combined. Con- when he dLschargcd Mr, Davy, he considered the "continue to be the future." man would nuisance We offer our CONGRATULATIONS To the siudenli of Hamilton Junior High en the retracing of Ihis Uek of Ihe N.W.M.P. LETHBRIDGE GLASS CO. LTD. CAR UTE AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY WINDSHIELDS IN5TAUED (While You Wait) 1267 3rd Ave. S. Phorn 328-3391 Television personality To Appear In Lethbridgel A familiar fact to thou- sands of TV viewers ti thai of David Mainie hoit of the "CROSSROADS" Tele- cast. DovFd Mainie will be ap- peasing In parson for a CROSSROADS TV RALLY AT L'THB'IDGS PENTECOSTAL TA6EP.NAC-E Mon. Nite, Apr. 2 at p.m. Sponsors of the ruliy ex- tend a cordial invitalion to everyone. Special rnusx by the KNEISEN FAM11Y of OaltJa'c No for ihit TV Rn'ly opened the debate on sec-, ond reading of a government I bill to regulate foreign takeover j cf existing Canadian businesses. 1 JjUS legislation also would j sen-alive government would re- verse the. trend and reclaim Ihe Canadian economy by a five- point program. Ho the program retrieve at least 20 cent of f o r e i g n-owncMl corporations within 20 years. control croation of new com- pnnies in Canada by It would set up a screening agency to .sec that foreign in- vesiment would benefit Canada. Mr. Gillic-spic said mandatory controls were rejected by the government as a "luxury com- modity." Too would frighten much rigidity off foreign in- into ravine TEHRAN, Iran (Renter) At least 25 laborers were killed and 14 injured today when a bus plunged into a 150-foot deep ravine in central Iran, author- itative reports said. The hus was carrying Ihc laborers to a steel mill. Be An Early Bird! Plan Your Irrigation Requirements Now Out of respect for the late JIM MCQUILLAN The Barons Eureka Health Unit Offices will be closed at Coaldale and Taber MONDAY, APRIL 2, 1973 Call in and get information on Ihe most completa varl- ely of mechanical move inigation. Quick Detachable Quick Ttiln Wheel Typo Down Typo O Latest In Pivot Sysleml from BERT ERICKSEN or CHARLES LOOP GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-11-41 Bo sure to see our dispfay at Ag-Expol OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA veiling in any national park or ski road. All highways In ihe bridge are bare and dry and in good winter driving A 75 per cent loading restrio- ccndilion. lion has been placed on High- Highway 1, Trans Canada j way Cl from the_east junction Highway, Calgary to Banff is also bare and dry and in good condition. Banff to lievelstoke m" Highway 3G to Foremost nnd from 1 mile south of Foremost to There is also s in good winter driving comli-i'o per cent loading restriction lion but mo'.orists arc advised Son Highway 879 from 3 miles north of Foremost to the end of the pavement. A 75 per cent loading restric- tion has also been placed on Highway 3 from Bow Island lo Medicine Hat and on Highway 62 from Magrath to south oC the U.S. herder. POUTS OF ENTRY fOnenlng and Closing CouttJ 21 hours; Carvay 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del linnita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Uooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to C p.m.; B.C.; 21 hours Porlhill Rykerts 8 a.m In midnight; Chief Mountain closed Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to b p.m. [o watch for fallen rock. Banff Radium and Banlf- Jssper highways are in good winter driving condition wilh occasional s'ippery sections. Molorisls are reminded that snow Ores or propsrly fifing chains are-'required when tra- ;