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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta flews In brief Adoption court battle continues Khruschev believed invasion a mistake VICTORIA The lawyer for the natural parents of a six year old Indian boy living with adoptive parents says he will appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Canada against a British Columbia Court of Appeal decision that Indian children may be adopted by non Indians. Lawyer Dave Wilson said he will seek leave to appeal from the Supreme Court of Canada after a similar application last week was denied bv the B.C. Court of Appeal. The supreme Court application will likely be made May and if he is granted the case will likely be heard later this said Mr. Wilson. There developments will further stall adoption proceedings for about 100 Indian children in B.C. The case has in a test case on the adoption of Indian children by non Indians. Hunter training compulsory B.C. Recreation and Conservation Minister Jack Radford has confirmed that beginning Sept. the hunter training program will become compulsory province wide for all new hunting licence applicants and young hunters who have reached 14 years of age. The program is already compulsory on Vancouver Island. Paproski gets Tory nomination EDMONTON Steve Paproski was nominated by acclamation Saturday night to again run for the Progressive Conservatives in Edmonton Centre in the next federal election Mr. Paproski. first elected in 1968 and re elected in 1972. used the nominating meeting to take a shot at the Liberal government for helping to produce of war time scarcity and war time inflation. Minor jail sentences 'expensive' EDMONTON Society can no longer afford to imprison people for minor offences. Dr Keith Jobson cf the Canadian Law 'Reform Commission said Saturday Fines or probation work equally well in deterring minor crimes and cost far less than the or a day it costs to keep a man in prison. he told the annual national meeting of the John Howard Society Dr formerly a law professor at Dalhousie said the law reform commission has suggested that all but the most serious crimes be removed from the courts and put through a mediation process CN cruise ship runs aground VANCOUVER Canadian National Railways Alaska cruise ship Prince George ran aground Sunday night off the north tip of Vancouver but none of its 242 passengers or crew of 65 was injured The 5.800 ton vessel grounded on Dall Rocks in Seaforth then made its way five miles under its own power to port in the north coast community of Bella about 300 miles northwest of Vancouver A CN spokesman said the ship's fuel tank was ruptured. 10-year-term for Galley stands WASHINGTON President Nixon decided Saturday against any further reduction of United States Army Lieut William Galley's 10-year sentence for the massacre of Vietnamese civilians at My Lai. The army released a memo- randum from Nixon saying. have reviewed the record of the case of the United States vs Galley and have decided that no further action by me in this case is necessary or At the same time. Secretary of the Army Howard Callaway ordered Galley dismissed from the army Nixon upheld Callaway's April 16 action in reducing Galley's prison sentence to 10 years from 20 years That sentence previously had been cut from life imprisonment on review by Lt.-Gen. Albert then commanding the 3rd Army. Tanker route to be monitored NANAIMO. BC. Money collected for a legal battle against an oil route from Alaska to Cherrt Point. Wash will be used to monitor the the British Columbia Wildlife Federation Convention was told Saturday. David British Columbia Liberal and Drville Erickson of Prince president of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Hey How About Our BIRTHDAY KWIKKOLOR COLLEGE MALL 327-4114 Day Service on your Color UM Southern AltorU'i only KWIK KOLOR SERVICE new located MMMM IQA Ht CoeMato Murpty'i Stereo In tperwood Co-op Store In CaroMon Pharmacy m made the joint statement. They said that about of raised through public donations is left following a battle in United State's courts against the route. Guerrillas strike villages BELFAST Guerrillas struck at two small Northern Ireland seaports in County Down during the planting bombs in their main squares. Troops and police evacuated more than 100 persons in the picturesque little fishing village of 30 miles from early today when a car bomb estimated to contain 300 pounds of explosives was found after an anonymous telephone call. The village square in War- 40 miles from was shattered and shops around it were damaged when a 200-pound bomb exploded Sunday. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Chicago Helen Hemingway publisher and vice president of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES PhOM3M-4722 COLLEGE MALL NEW YORK Nikita Khruschev believed the stationing of Soviet troops in other socialist countries was a mistaken policy that nothing and earns the confidence of no says a new set of Khruschev memoirs made public Sunday. The late Soviet a switch from his old I had any influence on the policy of the Soviet I would urge that we sign a mutual arms control agreement providing for on-site inspection in designated parts of the country around our fron- Extracts from Khruschev's tape-recorded memoirs were begun in last week's edition of Time magazine and were con- tinued in this week's editions. Earlier memoirs were pub- lished in 1970 under the title Khrushchev Remembers. The latest tapes are to be published in full next month as Khrush- chev The Last Testament. Time said the after Khrushchev was ousted from power in electronically compared to recordings of his earlier speeches and found to be authentic. I was the head of our party and we de- creased the size of our army both in the Soviet Union and in the fraternal Khrushchev said in the memoirs. still in favor of removing Soviet troops from other and would fight for implementing that policy if 1 Such a policy would make Soviet propaganda on peaceful coexistence and non-interference more he said. how can anyone fight for the reduction of armed forces when a certain orator is preaching quite the he asked. He apparently was referring to his Leonid who has maintained Soviet in Eastern Europe and has sought to justify the Warsaw pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. Khruschev was a strong supporter of powerful Soviet nu- clear and apparently did not believe that bringing Soviet troops home would put his country in a dan- gerous military position. President Eisenhower rejected Khrushchev's 1959 pro- posal that the two countries eliminate all their foreign bases. The United States was willing to accept a ban on producing and testing nuclear but only with international inspection and other controls. Khrushchev made these other a possible critique of the current lea'ding role of Brezhnev in Soviet Khrushchev said the Soviet leadership must be collective. He never made a decision without securing approval of my comrades in the the shooting down in of American Francis Gary Powers in his U-2 spy Khrushchev said that if Eisenhower had apologized for the the incident might not have had a major effect on U.S.-Soviet relations. the 1960 Paris summit with Khrushchev said he demanded an apology from Eisenhower for the U-2 incident. He said his interpreter overtieard Eisenhower say to State Secretary Christian Herter at that why Why don't we go ahead and make a statement of But Khrushchev said Herter just sat with grimace on his Then and at other Khrushchev let himself be pushed around by his secretaries of said Jacqueline Kennedy impress me as having that brilliant beauty which can haunt but she was energetic and pleasant and I liked her much. We knew she was a and consequently we had to keep in mind whom we were dealing with at all PM says Ottawa understands West Taking off the wrappings An officer of the Eire Special Branch removes the newspaper wrappings from one of 19 stolen paintings at a police station at Clonakilty Sunday. The paint- valued at over were recovered from a rented house near Clona- Saturday. In the background is another of the Goya's of Dona Antonia The art treasures were stolen from the home of million- aire Sir Alfred Beit. story on Page Weekend mishaps 49 By THE CANADIAN PRESS A 17-year-old killed Sunday in a two-car collision near about 30 miles north of was among at least 49 persons who died Kidnap apartment discovered SAN FRANCISCO Sifting through a truckload of evidence in the Patricia Hearst case FBI agents expressed regret that residents ot an area where Miss Hearst apparently was living two weeks ago did not come forward with their suspicions. Charles FBI agent in charge of the said he did not want to criticize the shop- keeper and neighbors who did not tell police of their suspi- cions when Miss Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army were apparently staying in a cockroach- infested apartment. But he added. think they should have called The who declined to give her name to said she and a friend saw a girl they believe was Miss Hearst in the store several times. She said she once told the girl she resembled the 20-year-old co- ed whom the SLA claims to have kidnapped Feb. 4. The shopkeeper said the girl smiled and lot of people think The FBI said it had firm evi- dence Miss Hearst had been in the SLA apartment but weren't sure if she was a resident or visitor. accidentally in Canada during the weekend. A survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times Friday to midnight Sunday night showed 38 persons died in seven one person killed in fire and three in miscellaneous accidents. The 38 road deaths plus 24 during the week increased the unofficial traffic fatalities count in Canada so far this year to 983. A Calgary man who died when the truck driven by his son went out of control Sunday night was one of at least seven persons who lost their lives in accidents on the Prairies during the weekend. Alberta had six traffic fatalities and Saskatchewan one. Ralph was killed instantly when the water tank truck driven by his son David went out of control and entered a ditch about 20 miles southwest of Calgary. The victim's son sustained minor injuries. A two-car collision in Edmonton Saturday night claimed the lives of Dorothy and Walter both of Edmonton. A two-car collision in Calgary that day resulted in the deaths of two Calgary teen-agers 18 year old Oscar Wegenast and 16 year old Dean Riplinger. And Trygve of was killed Friday night when strurk hy a car while crossing a city street. In Patrick of died Saturday when his car went out of control on a grid road near his home 60 miles southeast of Regina. At least six people died in traffic accidents in including three in separate collisions involving motorcycles. A' collision between a motorcycle and a truck near 100 Mile House Friday night killed Weslev Rov Hunt. 27. of Forest about 10 miles northwest of 100 Mile House. Elaine of Maple Ridge was killed Friday night in a motorcycle car crash in Maple Ridge. Eugene Paul of Delta was killed Saturday in a collision between a motorcycle and car in Surrey. On Vancouver Floyd J. Arnold Smith and Guy Lebbassen of Port Alberni were killed Friday night in a one car crash near Port Alberni. OTTAWA Prime Minister Trudeau says he feels westerners are beginning to realize are well understood and well represented at the federal government's certainly not through a lack of travelling of mine in the it's certainly not... that I was in an ivory tower. don't think there is a prime minister who travelled more across the country than I and certainly I wasn't shielded from the people every time I went out West. The Liberals-lost 17 seats in the West in the 1973 federal 10 of them in British Columbia. The party has no representation in two seats in Manitoba and only one Justice Minister Otto Lang in Saskatchewan CONFERENCE HELPED prime minister said he felt the Western Economic Opportunities Conference last summer provided an important oridge in the communications gap between Ottawa and the West. Mr Trudeau says he keeps in touch with the feeling in the West partly through talks with western provincial Liberal party leaders and defeated Liberal candidates such as former MP Alan Sulatycky and former agriculture minister H. A. Olson comes to Ottawa from time to Westerners can expect new initiatives in the transportation field in the near Mr. Trudeau pledged. Transport Minister Jean Marchand has already met several times with the four western transportation he said. Together they are taking steps to alleviate the problem which only a federal one because there is the problem of intra provincial transportation in a is just as lacking as the inter provincial In an interview in Ottawa with reporter Paul taped Friday for publication Saturday in the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Mr. Trudeau said he believed part of his party's problems in the West stemmed from a scarcity of Liberal spokesmen both federal MPs and provincial premiers. Survival main Israeli concern JERUSALEM The Israeli government showed no signs of yielding to Syrian de- mands today as it went into another round of troop-dis- engagement talks with United States State Secretary Henry Kissinger. A government spokesman said a cabinet session Sunday produced no decisions on the next move. are still at the beginning of this whole said one Israeli official. is all fluid and nothing has Health Minister Victor Shemtov told reporters the cabinet will meet again today after its leaders talk further with Kissinger. Perhaps the toughest decision facing the Israelis is whether to modify their initial refusal to give up some of the territory they seized from Syria in' the 1967 war. Israel has already signalled willingness to give up the territory it captured from Syria last October. But the Syrians are demanding that the Israelis retreat behind that line to give up the devastated town of Kuneitra and strategic mountain areas dotted by Israeli settlements established since 1967. Premier Golda Meir warned in a speech Sunday night that Israel will depend less on Kis-. singer's diplomacy than on its own for don't make light of the negotiations now going she that is not the decisive is decisive is our fight for survival. the and our think we want peace so much that we don't have the confidence to there will be no limit to their Railway men made millions PHILADELPHIA A federal criminal investigation has developed evidence that some high officials of the Penn Central Railroad made millions of dollars in personal profit before the sixth-largest United States corporation went bankrupt in sources familiar with the case say. A federal grand jury that met secretly in Philadelphia for 18 months went out of business late last year without being asked to indict the sources say. The grand jury run by the justice was Presidential Party makes debut in Quebec MONTREAL Yvon Dupuis has a new banner to brandish at those who would help rebuild his section of the splintered Parti Creditiste. The party name was changed to the Presidential Party at a weekend thus removing the Creditiste tag now associated Mountains snowpack above normal EDMONTON A sppkesman for the Alberta department of the environment says snowpack in the mountains is 15 per cent above but it is too early to say if this will result in serious flooding. The spokesman said whether there will be flooding depends on the rate of and this in turn is affected by whether or not there is rainfall at the likely in latn Mav nr oarlv Tuna with squabbling and division. The move completes the split between the Dupuis group and the faction headed by Camil Samson and Fabien the only two party candidates to be elected to the legislature in the Quebec election last October. Despite the name the Presidential Party will retain the Creditiste platform. The 350 Creditistes attending the convention modified the party's selected a new executive and made plans for riding moves made by the Samson-Roy group at a rival convention last December. Mr. Dupuis said the name the party's call for a presidential system for the way for building a new centre-right force unhampered by the While never mentioning Mr. Samson or Mr. Roy by Mr. Dupuis referred to two men who had his trust anrl had nartv Of his own which the Samson-Roy group blames for the party's dismal showing at the polls last October. Mr. Dupuis does not abandon the ship during a will bring it to a safe He said the elec- tion call last fall caught the parly in the midst of reorganizing struclures and planning a new program. Mr. Dupuis became party leader at a convention called in to patch up a previous party split. In the he defeated Mr. Samson under whose lead- ership the'party won 12 seats in its first election in 1970. Resentment lingered as did suspicion that Mr. a former federal cabinet minister who ridiculed the Creditistes when he campaigned for the Liberals in the 1963 federal was not a true convert to Social Credit theory but a separate from an investiga- tion by the Securities and Ex- change Commission which last week filed suit charging the railway and cer- tain individuals with fraud to conceal losses and deceive stockholders The SEC suit is a civil action which seeks to recover personal gain by some former railway officials and others. The grand jury sources focused on five key figures a few involves millions of dollars in personal said a source. Bourassa denies patronage QUEBEC Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa said Sunday there has been absolutely no patronage involved in the awarding of government contracts and criticized the opposition parties for their attitudes on the question. Both the Parti Quebecois and the Parti Greditiste members in the national assembly boycotted three legislative committees studying spending estimates last Thursday in protest against the Liberal government's adjournment of the assembly until claiming the move prevented them from asking more questions about alleged conflict of interest involving the Simard of whom Mr. Bourassa's wife is a member. The speaking on radio station said the whole question of conflict of interest involving government ministers is being studied by a ;