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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1974 THE LETHBRIDQB HERALD- 2 News In brief French presidential election Sunday 24 die in airliner crash QUITO The Ecuador air force found wrerkage Friday of a C-47 Dakota airliner which crashed into a mountainside Thursday night and reported that two of the 24 persons aboard survived A helicopter was preparing to fly the two gravely injured survivors to a hospital the air force said The twin-engined airliner of the domestic airline Atesa was on a flight from Pastaza to about 95 miles south of here The wreckage was spotted Friday morning on a slope of the 18.000 foot snow covered Mount Tungurahua in the central Andes range Diplomatic ties resumed OTTAWA Canada has resumed normal diplomatic relations with Portugal External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp told the Commons today Replying to Barney Danson Mr Sharp said all of normal Cana- dian criteria have been satis- fied in recognizing the military junta which overthrew the regime of Marcello Caetano last week Medical program approved EDMONTON A PHD program in medical incorporating an interdepartmental was approved Friday by the University of Alberta's Board ot Governors The program for a three vear trial will include the departments of medicine medical pathology and pediatrics It will operate under the auspices of the faculty of medicine and is scheduled to begin in the fall The program was designed to produce medical scientists with multi disciplinary training and will operate with financial assistance from the medical research council of Canada Ten students will be allowed to register in the program at one time Mayors meeting postponed SASKATOON The threatened strike by air traffic controllers has forced postponment of the Conference of Canadian Mayors scheduled to open Monday at it was announced Friday Mayor Bert one of about 27 mayors said mayors from eastern Canada were concerned they could be stranded and unable to return home in the event of a strike The mayors represent cities of population or more Mr Sears said there was a chance the meeting might be rescheduled later this month or early in June He said he hoped it could be held before the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities convention at Winnipeg June 2 because major policies affecting larger cities needed co ordination Gas mishap no hazard S C A cloud of radioactive tritium gas accidentally discharged by an Atomic Energy Commission apparently drifted off the South Carolina coast and was floating over the Atlantic Ocean officials said Friday night Michael Butler an AEC said latest calcu- lations showed the wind had changed direction and picked up in pushing the cloud off the coast Friday afternoon Butler said the gas would maintain an altitude of at least 200 feet and probably would dissipate in matter of days 'The hazard to the people has certainly although we never did think there was a real Butler said He said tritium is a manmade radioactive isotope of hydrogen He said the gas escaped Thursday morning a result of failure in a process line at the production facility New job evaluation plan OTTAWA The treasury board announced Friday that a new system of job evaluation will be introduced for secretaries in INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1911 Fkxw 517 4th S. Phono 327-1541 the public service which will eliminate the traditional pattern Rug-ranking was the practice of grading secretarial positions in the government according to the position of the secretary's boss The word comes from the belief that higher public servants had thicker carpets on their office floors Treasury Board President C M Drury said the new method of job evaluation would be based on actual duties and responsibilities of the secretaries PROCLAMATION HIRE-A-STUDENT MONTH May 1st May 31st it is essential that students have sum- mer employment to help further their educational I ask all businesses whether large or small to explore every avenue in their organization to provide students with skilled or pan-time or for the entire summer In keeping with this community-minded I hereby declare the month of May 1st to May 31st as A STUDENT would ask that you contact The Canada Manpower for 424-7th Street Phone 327- for all your Summer requirements. Opinion poll predicts election left-wing candidate PARIS A last- minute opinion poll predicts left-wing candidate Francois Mitterrand will be the next president of France. The published today by the mass-circulation France- gives Mitterrand a record 45 per cent for the first ballot and said he will beat his nearest conservative Valery Giscard by a 48-to-44 MAYOR mai gin in the runoff May 19. If none of the 12 candidates receives more than 50 per cent of the vote only the two top vote-getters will take part in the runoff Giscard d'Estaing was cred- ited in today's poll with 30 per a figure one point below his record high of April 30 while Gaullist former premier Jacques Chaban-Delmas slipped to a low of 15 per cent in the poll The poll showed tliat con- servative Jean Royer will get 3 5 per extreme-leftists Alain Krivine and Arlette La- guiller 2 5 per cent between them and the rest of the vote will be split among the other candidates With the official campaign now the candidates headed for their home towns to await the results with their families Giscard d'Estaing wound up his campaigning Friday in the Paris suburbs and left for his Auvergne village country resi- dence of Chamalieres Chaban-Delmas addressed about Gaullist faithful in Marseille before leaving for his country home near the Spanish border And Mitterrand drew his biggest crowd outside Paris when he addressed in the mam sports stadium at southwest France. The stadium was filled to capacity and another persons heard Mitterrand on loudspeakers in the streets outside Breaking with what had been an unusually calm campaign by French extreme leftists clashed with not police when they attempted to disrupt a rally by Royer in southern Paris Friday night. Bottles filled with acid were hurled at the helmeted riot troopers who made several baton charges against the left- ists The demonstrators set a car ablaze and halted traffic throughout the area Canada to seek pollution power SAINT NB External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp said Friday that Canada will seek control over pollution as much as control of territory at the International Law of the Sea Stolen pantngs sought DUBLIN Irish police searched dozens of trawlers today in efforts to locate 4 million worth of paintings stolen eight days ago in the world's richest art theft Police said the search at Howth Harbor was prompted by an anonymous telephone tip to a Dublin newspaper Friday saying a Frenchman hid the masterpieces in one of the trawlers On Friday teams of police- men searched every registered hotel and rooming house in the Irish Republic in an attempt to find the thieves but turned up no leads The 19 works of Frans Hals and stolen April 26 from a secluded mansion southwest of Dublin They belonged to Sir Alfred Beit a gold and diamond mining millionaire Authorities were examining a letter sent to a leading Irish art expert Friday m which someone purporting to have the paintings threatened to destroy five of them unless four Irish terrorists were shifted from prisons in England to jails in Northern Ireland The British home office in London has declined comment on the but an official in the British embassy here said that the four prisoners will not be transferred He said his government will not be influenced by guerrilla demands conference next month in Venezuela Mr Sharp told the local branch of the Canadian In- stitute of External Affairs that Canada will assert that a coastal state can suspend the passage of a foreign vessel through its territorial waters where a threat of pollution is involved He said Canada will attempt to have that right written into international but is op- posed by some major maritime powers who fear that it would cause undue interference with movements of naval and merchant vessels Canada has said it will claim jurisdiction over a 200- mile distance from its shores and over all its continental which in one place off Newfoundland extends 400 miles from shore Gov'tjob openings don't exist CALGARY The federal government is advertising job openings that don't exist and a senior Manpower official here says is not an unusual technique The problem surfaced after a Calgary women who applied for one of the non existent complained to Alberta Ombudsman Rev Randall Ivany The who asked that her name not be said she answered a Manpower newspaper advertisement for federal government clerks stenographers and typists needed to work in The Yukon and The Northwest Territories The advertisement was placed in newspapers across the country by the Public Service Commission of Canada in conjunction with Canada Manpower Courtroom scene artists drawing Silence of mayor ordered in murder case hearing SAN FRANCISCO Mayor Joseph who links 13 murders here to black separatist group has been ordered to keep silent on the case of three young men accused of killing three of the victims Municipal Court Judge Agnes O'Brien Smith issued the order Friday at a court appearance for Larry J C and Manuel 29 The three were ordered to enter pleas May 9 'No party to this no no public officials from chief of police or sheriff on down or any subpoenaed witness is under the to discuss details of the case said Smith Asked whether the rule will apply to she said will include him in The mayor has blamed a fa- natical group of Death Angels for 80 killings in in- cluding 13 random slayings here in a case police have codenamed Operation Zebra Seven persons have been wounded m the Zebra attacks in San Francisco But other California law-en- forcement authorities say they have no evidence that any such gang exists outside San Francisco Four men arrested in the case were released Thursday night for lack of evidence They were Tom a iootball star at San Francisco State in the early Clarence Dwight and Edgar 22 Chief of Inspectors Charles Barca said release of the four not preclude any prose- cution in the future if we de- velop additional evidence Liberals gather ammunition for possible election France's presidential vote third in country's history PARIS When France's 31 million voters cast ballots Sunday for they will be exercising this right for only the third time in the country's history Charles de Gaulle was the first French president elected by universal in 1965 Georges Pompidou was the m 1969. Voters will choose from 12 11 men and a woman as is no candidate wins an absolute majority in the first there will be a two-man runoff May 19 The two leading first-round vote-getters qualify for the runoff There is nothing in the constitution to prevent either of them stepping aside in favor of another but this is highly unlikely in a presidential contest Prior to de Gaulle's return to power in the French president was a figurehead elected by parliament In the constitution creating the Fifth Republic established an electoral college of about which HARDLITE LENSES For everyone who wears glasses Available in ALL These Hardlrte are. Shatterproof and backed by a warranty against injury Half the weight of ordinary glasses Available in a variety of and tints Protective lenses are law m some countries advisable everywhere OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. voted to elevate de Gaulle from premier to president with sweeping executive powers Election of the president by direct popular vote was ap- proved in a referendum m 1962 The following year de Gaulle defeated the candidate of the Francois in a runoff in the first popular vote for president In 1969. Pompidou defeated Senate President Alain again in a runoff French citizens over 21 and people below that age who have completed military are eligible to vote. Polls open at 8 a m in most an hour earlier in oth- ers The last polls close at and computer projec- tions of the result of the first round should be known within a few minutes of the last poll closings The constitution provides a lie-breaking formula in the event of a dead-heat in the second an extremely remote possibility with an electorate of more than 30 million In case of a the older of the two candidates is the win- ner OTTAWA In what Progressive Conservatives say is a campaign to gather ammunition to be used against in an election the minority Liberal government introduced three new bills bringing the total for the week to eight Most of these bills and an- other 19 introduced since this session began Feb 27 will die next week as expected by many the minority Liberal government is defeated in the Commons and an election is called Government spokesmen have been saying in public statements recently that the Conservatives will be responsible if an election comes before Parliament can deal with these bills Said one Conservative spokesman Friday just loading up the order paper to make us look bad if they do call an election A government spokesman replied just not true It hasn't been the government that's filled the days with de- bate He said the government plans to have Parliament sit well into the summer dealing with business if an election is not called The life of the minority gov- ernment will be decided next week if the NDP introduces a want-of confidence motion following Monday's presentation of the budget by Finance Minister John Turner The vote on the'motion could come Wednesday or Thursday and a combined Conservative NDP vote would dump the government Seek peace LISBON Portu- gal's ruling military junta headed by Gen Antonio de Spmola is studying all ways of restoring peace in its African informed sources said today The sources emphasized that the future of Portugal and the problem of how to end the war against nationalist guerrillas in Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea will be up to the Portuguese people to decide THHHIPI.I J J609 HL107 BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FAEICSTIMATIS Phone 328-4722 COUIOI MALL NOTICE TO NON-RATEPAYERS RESIDENT TAKE NOTICE THAT persons resident In the City of Lethbndge who are not registered property owners but who are Canadian Citizens or British subjects of the full age of eighteen years and who will have resided In the City of Lethbridge or any area an- nexed to the City for a period of the twelve months which immediately precede the 16th day of may make application at the Assessment De- partment in the City to have their names placed on the List of Electors during the period from the 1st day of January to .the 25th day ol during normal working hours of each day except Sunday and any Public Holiday. ARTHUR Registrar Strike notice served VANCOUVER British Columbia construction industry negotiations collapsed Friday after week long bargaining sessions. All 16 unions bargaining with the Construction Labor Relations representing about 800 contractors have served strike notice The member International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers went on strike effectively closing down most construction projects in southern B C Pickets were set up at sites where electrical contractors were and members of other unions refused to cross Hie lines Tne 16 unions represent about tradesmen Cy chief negotiator for 10 unions bargaining jointly with the said Friday that essence we were given an offer of a first increment in excess in many of 30 cents below that given to other trades not coming to terms with he said pared our demands to the bone The CLRA had offered the 10 unions a 90 an hour package of wage and fringe benefits over two years The IBEW rejected an identical 90 an hour one the CLRA claimed would give workers an average wage of an hour Charles CLRA said the unions walked out responding to our offer He said the unions should together and tell us what is wrong with it Brief scuffle Fla Senator Edward Gurney engaged in a shoving match with reporters trying to question him about his indictment on charges of violating Florida election reporters said Friday Brian Ross a reporter for WCKT-TV in said Gur- ney at one point hit him with a cushion Other reporters said the Florida Republican and his aides pushed and shoved reporters in the lobby of a local hotel No one was hurt in the brief episode Beth Johnson Says.. A new way of measuring the biological value of food is by determining its trophic value' Researchers leed experimental animals a specific food for twelve weeks measuring its trophic value by the growth and health of the animals at the end of that time The control group ol animals are fed of their calories from whole cooked eggs and from energy foods starches Experimental animals are fed a diet of egg and from the food being tested Scientists reporting this research claim it to be a true measure of the kinds and amount' of food needed tor optimum health This new method throws the old food tables out the win- dow The trophic va'ue of some common foods follow Food Trophic Veluo 220 enriched skim 43 range hens 350 confined hens 315 unrefined 47 enriched macaroni 27 No figures given for the follow- ing Brown rice much higher than enriched polished rice Hamburger more than 2x all- meat frankfurters of the National Academy of Sciences Vol 70 No pg March 1973 Courtesy thoLethbrldge Milk Foundation ;