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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedneiday, May S, 197J THt LETHBRIDGE HERAID U.S. firms help govL OTTAWA Some Cana- dian subsidiaries o! United States companies that have set up Domestic International Sales Corporations have co-operated with the federal government in its attempts to track these firms down, 'Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin said today. But the minister told the Com- mons thai the U.S. treasury de- partment and "perhaps" U.S. parent companies seem reluc- tant to tell the Canadian govern- ment who is using the export- subsidy scheme. ft was revealed last week that some U.S. firms have already started shipping exports to Can- ada from DISCS, special export f t i v Stephen Iloraan, the Toronto financier who has had a run- ning feud with the federal gov- ernment in recent years, will seek the Progressive Conser- vative nomination in the To- ronto riding of York North, a spokesman for Mr. Roman said. A nomination meeting to se- lect the Conservative candidate for the riding in the next fed- eral election will be held May 8. York North now is held hy Liberal Barnett Danson, parlia- mentary secretary to Prime Minister Trudeau. Mr. Roman, 51, chairman of Denis on Mines Ltd., was thwarted by the federal gov- ernment in 1970 when he tried to sell control of Denison, the world's largest uranium mine at Elliot Lake, Ont., to the Uni- ted States controlled Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas Ltd. President Nixon would easily! defeat Senator Edward Ken- nedy if they were matched for the presidency, a Gallup poll reported at Washington. The poll showed that Ken- nedy would be no more suc- cessful as a vote-getter than some of those now campaign- ing for t h e Democratic pres- idential nomination. The poll was designed to test the appeal of the Massachu- setts senator, who has been mentioned as a possible pres- idential choice of the Dem- ocrats if a deadlock develops between the declared candi- dates. The Gallup poll reported that at this stage Nixon would de- feat Kennedy by 40 per cent to 30 per cent in a three-corner- ed contest that also included Alabama Gov. George Wallace, who would receive 12 per cent of the vote. Argentinian ex-director Juan Domingo P c r o n has been de- clared a candidate for pres- ident to Argentina general elec- tions scheduled next March, Peronist sources said in Buenos Aires. Peron, elected president In 1946 and 1951, was stripped of his army rank of general after being overthrown in a military coup d'etat in 1955. He lives in exile in Spain. The little railway station where author and editor Ralph Allen grew up in Oxbow, Sask., has been bought for and will be made into a memorial museum. Mr. Allan was managing edi- tor of Toronto Star when he died in 1908 at the age of 53. Before joining The Star he was editor of Maclean's magazine. 9 Toronto mayor William Den- nison and his wife, Dorothy, have decided to offer their bod- ies for possible transplant of vi- tal organs when they die, the mayor said. Mr. Dennison, 67 made the announcement during ceremonies in his city hall of- fice where he signed a procla- mation declaring May as jrporatlons that get lax breaks considered unfair hy Canada -under President Nixon's eco- omic policies laid down last ug. 15. External Affairs Minister [itchell Sharp said Monday iat the government will not estilate to take "countervailing ction" against the DISC pro- ram if it proves to be injuring 10 Canadian economy. UESTIONING CONTINUES For the third day In a pposition MPs pursued the :ISC issue. In reply to a question from pposition Leader Robert Stan- eld-who asked whether Ot- awa will make a formal re- uest to Washington that the ompanies using DISC be identi- Pepin spoke of re- uctance" in the U.S. to make uch a list of companies public. Mr Pepin was asked both by vlr S t a n i e 1 d and Edward Broadbent (NDP-Oshawa- Vhitby) whether he had spoken o representatives of U.S. auto ompanies to determine what ffect their use of DISCs would ave on the Canadian economy. The minister said opposition IPs should quit asking that uestion because he had already aid he would speak to the com- lanies and report to the House uring the budget debate. Finance Minister John Turner s to bring down a budget May STEPHEN ROMAN Medic-Alert Month In Toronte n recognition of the work 01 the Canadian Medic-Alert Foun dation. Peter Churchill, one of Brl tain's most daring secre agents in France during the Second World War, died this week in Cannes, France, after a long illness. He was 63. Churchill not related t< Britain's wartime chuted many times into oc cupied France before bein_ captured by the Gestapo. He was only saved from executioi by the fact the Germans be- lieved he was a nephew of Si WlnstoE and wanted to ex change him for Rudolf Hess who was held in Britain. Alberta art foundation claimed ji EDMONTON (CP) Th legislature gave first reading t a bill establishing an Albert Art Foundation to encourag artists and to develop art in tl province. The foundation, an Indepen dent corporation, will receiv an annual grant froi the province and can accept bi quests and donations from pr vate sources. The bill gives the foundatio power to buy works either b Alberta artists living or dea or by non-Albertans who, i the opinion of the foundatioi have made a significant contr bution to art in the province. The foundation, to be mad up of five to nine members ap pointed by the cabinet, also ca accept gifts or bequests o works not relating to Alberl and" Alberta artists. The minister of youth, cultur and recreation will manage th I foundation's collection. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE NEW! from SIEMANS ECONOMY HEARING AIDS H. W. MATHESON Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist Look at these features 1. LOW INITIAL COST 2. LOW BATTERY EXPENSE (6 monthi on one battery) 3. SIEMANS EXCELLENT QUALITY 4. EATON'S UNSURPASSED GUARANTEE Come in see and Iry these aicL without obligation THURSDAY, MAY 4th Eaton's Stereo Room Phone 327-8551 for appointment H. W. MATHESON Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist Mombsr of National Member of Albfcrfci Hrarinq Aid Sociciy Hearing Aid Dealers' Assn. Russian squealer still hides TORONTO (CP) Igor Gou- zenko, the Soviet embassy cipher clerk still in hiding al- most 27 years after his defec- tion to the West, lost another round in his libel suit against Newsweek magazine. The Ontario Court of Appeal rejected his bid for reversal of a Supreme Court ruling Jan. 27 that ended his suit against the United States publication. Mr. Gouzenko has been under RCMP protection since he de- fected from his embassy job in Ottawa, carrying 103 documents that played a large part in un- covering a Soviet spy ring in Canada. His identity has been kept secret although he has ap- peared for several interviews concealed in a hood. His appeal here was against a decision by Mr. Jus- tice Peter Wright of Ontario Su- preme Court. The justice upheld a Supreme Court official who had dismissed Mr. Gouzenko's libel action for lack of prosecu- tion. Mr. Gouzenko started the ac- tion in 1964 as the result of a Newsweek article. In 1971, the co-defendants-Newsweek, Lew Callaway, author of the article and Sinnot News Co., distribu- tors of the that the action be dismissed. Monday the court dismissed the appeal with costs awarded to the defendants. Police charged in bribe case NEW YORK (Renter) T w e n t y -f o u r policemen In Brooklyn's organized-crime con- trol division were charged today with taking about million in bribes from gambling concerns in the borough over the last four years. Another police suspect under investigation shot and killed himself Monday night. The defendants pleaded not guilty when arraigned in Brook lyn Supreme Court on charges including first-degree gambling bribe receiving, and officia misconduct. The defendants face a maxi mum 21 years in jail 1C con victed. No trial date has been set. Plaimiiig board to call bearing EDMONTON (CP) pal Affairs Minister Dave Rus sell said here the provinda planning board will call a hear ing soon to reassess regulations on the amount of land that de velopers must, give municipali ties for public use. Mr. Russell said in an inter- view developers have com- plained that provisions of the Planning Act arc "being used by municipalities." The complaints centre on the amount of land In new subdi- visions given up for roadways, schools nnd parks. Under (lie act, a municipality Is allowed to demand 10 per cent of the subdivision land for public reserve schools and I parks. Another 30 per cent is provided for roadways. 1 Italy's Fashion Masterpieces Woolco offers you a selection of sunshine-styles coming right from Italy to greet summer's warm days. Thesa little dresses will make you feel fresh and pretty! They're made in a knit of 65% acrylic and 35% cotton. The as- sortment inclu-des short sleeve and sleeveless dresses with all the latest accents of summer fashion sailor collar contrasting patch pockets bold and medium stripes mock shrink tops all featuring the most popular shades this season. If you want your summer wardrobe to be different, get yourself a few of these dresses. 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