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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE ISTHBRIDGE HSRAID Tuescloy, May News in brief floods plague America ST. LOUIS (AP) Another parts of Louisiana. Mississippi, -tonn svbtem swept across the i Tennessee and Arkansas, lower Mississippi Valley Mon-1 Lp and down the Mississippi, day and dumped tuo inches of some 12 million acres are re- rain on already flooded backvva- ported flooded, much of it ter areas of the Yazoo River prime farmland in danger of not being planted this year. In Colorado, the flooding basin in Mississippi. And rains falling as far awav as the Rockies compounded the South Platte River caused more problem. But the Mississippi, evacuations. At least two large bridges were knocked out as the River stayed within its mainline, rainrswoll8n river snaked ]ts levees. in New flooding occurred way toward the Nebraska bor- der. Costly cleau-iip campaign FORT McMURRAY (CP) bv offering a food voucher for weekend clean-up campaign each bag of litter collected. in this northeastern Alberta cc.mmu.nitj of 6 000 will be costly for Jack Shields, trie own- er of a drive-in restaurant. The campaign, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, was Mr. Shields was a bit shaken when told that clean-up crews had collected 22.000 bags of garbage "You guys are just trying to aimed at joung people and Mr. scare me." he said hopefully. Shields provided some incentive i They weren't. Laud bale talks proposed OTTAWA Sales of Cana-; spouse to questions from Lome dian land to foreigners is one of Nystrom the items proposed for dis- cusiion at the federal provincial meeting of prime ministers and premiers scheduled for Ottawa May 23. 24 ard 25 External Affairs Minister Mit- che'l Sharp gave that reply to fhc commons "Uondav in rc- villei. The member asked if the gov- ernment was aware that adver- tisements have appeared in Tinted States magazines adver- tising land in Canada seized and sold for taxes which arc being offered for sale in the i U.S." noiice-om 11 Frost buried ou river bank Onr i IT I-CF lir for "l var? Prrgre5 five Coneerva1ivr premier of Onlorio. was buried Monday afternoon on the banks of the Scngog River in his beloved Undtny TTip rrrrtrmnv in thr small, hnrk f'arnhndgp SlrPrt United f hirrrh was simple and brief 35 requested bv Mr. shortly i Ry THE C T'KLSS Kitchener. J. Snetsingcr, 75. who commanded headquaters in Ottawa during the Second World B Kohl. 49, To- ronto architect who designed many of the citv s shops, skv- schools and syna thr hoard proposed by I he gov- ernment. Grant NotM. NPW mourners former prime minister, t'vo rep- resentatives of the Queen and political friends and foes Mon of the Ontario cabinet ivas thprn. irnnv Proprwivr- C'nn.'-cr'atnc benchers.' and a few members of Parlia- ment. -Com- Denircratie Party leader, said i plaints froin citizens about the, Monday night. conduct of pclJcemen could best j The experience of appeal' Lo handled by a "policeman-j boards has not been good, he' ombudsman" rather than by tol the legislature. Many of them lxc United States' had rr- thrown out "They have been looked on .is 3 threat, not 35 a protec- tion Mr. Notlcy paid of a Mnalp ombudsman to henr rom- acainst 'ho as usffl in 5-w provides hrt lor protection for the citizens nun lor rt Pan nf i Tliomasvlllc. A. Babe. 79. a former Umver-itv football star, Olym- pian, explorer .and wartime Al- lied client V. Dahl. 65, n local newspaper cartoonist for i 45 vcars j York. "Mantn" 8UFUTKLH iCP> _ the inquire rades of grass-! men, land used by defence re- i ply h search station in Southeastern Alhoita m.-v be u-'upened for i dialing, MP fieri Ilarirrau1 Mr. Hargravc. an area ranch- er who is Progicssive Conserva- tive member for Medicine Hat, .'id Deleave Minister James' General M e r v i 1 c tch. who lias proposed a three-member appeal board to j hear complaints acainst police-' said Mr Motley "s'm-1 sn't done his homework." The civilian leview boards! established in the U S. were j connected with law enforce-. mcnt fact that they could tell; people v.hat to do intimidated people." Mr. Lcilcii said He described the threc-mem- Safe U.S. Consul-General Ter- rance G. Leonhardy waves at a press conference in the garage of his home in Gua- dalajara, Mexico, Monday night. Beside him is his w.fe. Lee. Leonhardy was returned 76 hours after his kidnapping by a guer- rilla band who demanded the release of 30 Mexican prisoners in exchange for his life. American consul returns Tories, NDP may align on privacy act changes OTTAWA (CP) There were indications Monday night that Conservatives and New Demo- crats might strike a temporary Commons alliance to force changes in the proposed privacy protection act. Neither party is altogether thrilled with the government bill, which would outlaw elec- tronic eavesdropping except by police in certain caoes. But they've said they'll give it second reading just to get it into the House justice com- mittee. There, they could rip it apart and send an amended version back to the Commons. Conservative House Leader Gerald Baldwin suggested dur- ing Monday's debate that Con- servative and NDP agreement on amendments would force the minority government to accept the changes or face defeat. The suggestion brought some NDP desk thumping. Jlr. Baldwin said it was members to be non-partisan and create a better bill. This is the third time around for the bill, which was before Parliament, but not passed, in 1970 and 1972. Now, however, its importance has been heightened by the Watergate wiretapping scandal in the United States. Justice Minister Otto Lang, avoiding any reference to Wa- ureed sneedy approval of the bill." It would make it mandatory for police to get court per- mission before using bugging devices in investigations. They could work without a permit for a 36-hour period but would have to get one before using in court any evidence gathered by bug- ging. Also called for 3s a prison term of up to five years for in- dividuals convicted of electronic eavesdropping. Watergate is a grubby affair an! that could occur in Canada be- lation to prevent it, said Gordon Fair-weather, Conservative jus- tice critic. The bill is a positive step, he said, but needs changes con- cerning police use of -wiretaps. He cited a section lumping "any other subversive activity" with espionage and sabotage as reasons to justify bugging by police. John Gilbert Broadview) said Canadians have been shocked and stunned by Watergate. Legislation was needed as much to prevent abuses by police as to protect individuals. Freak storms batter Japan TOKYO (Reuter) Freak storms battered western Japan today causing at least 11 deaths and leaving another 13 persons admirable opportunity for all j cause there is no effective legis-1 unaccounted for. i Landslides swept away sev- eral houses in Nagasaki, killing five persons. High winds capsized three small freighters and a fishing boat. Three crew members from the 500-ton Scuth Ksarean freighter New Hai Dong were rescued, but the maritime safety agency said another 11 men are thought to have been trapped when the ship suddenly British fleet to aid trawlers? New York Times Service LONDON Foreign Secre- tary Sir Alec Douglas-Home said Monday that if Icelandic said James Callaghan, La- bor's foreign policy spokesman. At present there are two Brit- ish tugs off the coast of Ice- went down. Two Japanese coastal freighb- gimboais fired on British traw-1 land to help any British traw-1 ers and a fishing boat keeled lers there would be "no alterna- lers in distress. Icelandic offi-' over in the high winds, result- live but to send in the navy." cials recently threatened to cap- ir.g in two m2n confirmed dead Sir Alec was speaking in the ture a British trawler. i and four more missing. House of Commons about the failure of talks last week in Reykjavik to resolve the dis- pute between the two countries over the extent of the fishery lim'ts off the Iceland coast. Tee- land claims 50 miles: the Brit- ish recognize only 3 12-mile lim- jit. The British have offered t" i limit their catches, mostly cod and haddock, off Iceland to i about 145.000 tons a year. They rejected Iceland's offer to Iff t'nrm tokr H7.nno tonj. until thr whole fishery issue i? (lea 1th with by (he United Na- lions Law of the Sea Confer- i enre. perhaps next vear. For British Weather and road report SUXRISF. WEDNESDAY SUNSET 'Stockholm Tnkvo 63 ft Medicine Hat Edmonton Bnnff the past 10 years, the have been catching an average (.IjADALAJAKA. Mexico of nearer mm annual. .ctona i APi 'Thank God. said j ]v i Prince Goerge U.S. Consul-General Terrance Kamloops Leonhardy when he returned home Monday night and em- i braced his wife 76 hours after a guerrilla band kidnapped him on a street here. TEXSIO.V The talks last week coincid- ed with heightened tension in the fishing grounds, where Ice- landic gunboats cut trawls and V.mcouv er Saskatoon "liappv the 58- even snots at a Brit- tal on business when he suf- fered a heart attack. weight boxer in the late and 50's in a car crath. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave S. Phone 323-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" erl, lawn Mowers, Lpwn Combers and Aerators. Fertilizer Spreaders, etc. RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY s ment cfficials and the British' board proposed for Alberta as Army, currently using the area, the first of its kind in Canada. Vatican Maria i to expedite an agreement per- For the first lime, he said, the "I am very year-old diplomat said. With bloodshot eyes and a heavy. u 1 IJUJVnjOllUL tillVt fJL gogues, was m the Italian capi- Eati.-.a. -44. well-known feather-1 Richardson Ins ordered depart-' her law enforcement appeal m-ev stubble on his cheeks and fl I wl-inn f, ,t rfVi f inftinl-lf-nlQIA'c- .-n--i i t i..___t_..__._i f. in Cardinal Larraona of Spain. milling civilian retired two years ago as prefect The arm} 's body that hears complaints experimental i against policemen is separate of the Vatican's Congregation of range contains a disucd from policing duties. Rites. acre community pasture that Mr. Kotely also complained Washington Vi n cen t J. v''as sst UP under the Prairie that before the proposed board Burke. 53-. a senior member of Faun Rehabilitation during] drought conditions in 1961. About 200 farmers and lanch- met in last April the Los Angeles 1 ims Washing- ton bureau and former Moscow correspondent for the paper, of ers in tllc would deal -with complaints. first be investigated by the chief of the police force involv- ed. chin, he made a brief appear- ance for photographers sup- ported by Ms wife on one side and Jack Higgins of the U.S. state department on the other. But his doctor would not allow him to answer reporters' ques- tions. Leonhardy was freed, tired but unhsrmed, 39 hours after the Mexican government re- leased 30 persons from jail and ish trawler. The labor opposition support- ed firm action in response to force. "We support any lack of action if there was an armed attack upon a British trawler; we would ex- pect a response to be Toronto Ottawa Montreal Halifax 63 61 51 62 50 52 57 51 57 61 61 H 62 62 '40 415 34 46 31 43 44 43 43 44 39 30 35 49 42 and -1C would not be able to I Charlottetown C'lniitlv prriofls (otlav Wednesday with rrs. Winds becoming SW15-25 (his morning gusting to 40 In sections this aftcr- .16 noon. Winds brisk westerly M'ednesday. Highs both days near C5. Lows "5-10. Calgary Occasional shovv- ers today. Winds W15-25 this afternoon and Wednesday. Highs today 60-65. Lows near 35. Highs .05 Wednesday 55-60. Columbia Kootenay Inter- mittent light rain ending this -63 evening. Wednesday, cloudy 'with sunr.v intervals. A few af- Fredericton Chicago 62 New York 70 Miami 82 Washington 78 cancer. Frederic-ton Burton Seely Keirstead. 63. former to seek u.sc of the area because1 For many people, particular- flew them to Cuba as ransom. head of the department of eco- I11" range- nomics at the University of New Brunswick. of dry virather that has lowered iy native people, dealing with a the earning capacity of exist-, police chief can apepar to be an intimidating situation" and I can only express how happy I am to ne free again and reunited with my family Watergate Wrap-up also seeking to graze that land. I flict-nf-intercst situation. ivnee Diary of Lieuf Col. G. W.M. Police if 74. A Freivn, Officer Commanding ou: boon used intermittentIv KT the j In addition, pol____.............. .__ lest .71 vcan and csttlemm are r.blv found themselves in a con-! read to reporters for him by a 1 spokesman. I There was no immediate j word where Leonhardy was j held after a group of armed j men grabbed him Friday after- noon as he drove home alone. Leonhardy was the first for- eign diplomat kidnapped in Mexico, although political ter- rorists have kidnapped two Mexican officials in the last two years. Both were released un- harmed after ransom demands were met. A previously unknown terror- ist group called the Revolution- Armed Forces of the People (FRAP1 kidnapped Leonhardy. ttOUADEU fAP) to patrol the perimeter of the I I TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th Righted the Milk River shortly after starting. About T p m we ran a party cf Assinibo; IPS on Foot, thcj they were going to steal horses from the Blackfeet." Gave them some coffee and some biscuits. TTO of them have Henry rifles. Crossed Milk River and met cvr people at Lake N.E. i ni conection with the takeover. Indian militants in Wounded village. Knee laid down their arms to-' The occunation of Wounded dav, government officials re-' Knee, which began Feb. 27, poilccl, ending their occupation served to call national attention the hamlet that bi-gan in to Indian complaints of poor I'ebiumv. .treatment by Ihe government Assistant U.S. Atfornev-Gen-' Two Indians were killed during eral Kent Frizell .said some 40 the siege, and tv.o federal offi- Indians gathered in the early i cials were vounded, one se- moming by a church in the vil- lage. Tuo face federal charges miles therefrom. The following distances were travelled by the mam bsdv after my leaving it. for Benton. rious'j. Frizel! said about Indians were believed to have escaped 23rd 10'3 miles 14': miles 24th 23th 2i'3 Send 25c to NW.M.P. Project, Tfr.miltsn Junior High, J-cthbririgc Would vou hie La be able to tf.c N W M.P. march s-est with the help of a map? Our Hudenls are just com- pleting a map which shows each night's stop as well as points of interest mentioned in the diaiv Provinces still lo ask freight costs EDMONTON (CP) The western provinces have not yet "prevailed on the Canadian rail- officials o.'the comniunilv rela-1 nis Banks. Ie7ideroT7he''knvH-i- wajs to di50'056 the costs of tioas service of the justice dc- can Indian Movement (A I Ml freight shipments for partment, as provided for in an who also faces federal charges i evaluation by the four govern Fri77ell said, and would be I the village Saturday night dur- I taken to Rapid City. S.D.. for j ing a heavy About 15 miles j jin-aignment. Tlle rest were to others slipped through federal miles I Ieave the resale. i lines Sundav. he sairi Frizell reported that the In- dians' arms were turned over to lines Sunday, he said. Among those believed to have escaped. Frizell said, is Den- agreement signed Sunday. The government also pulled back ai- mored por.Mdinel c.urifrs used We offer our CONGRATULATIONS to the students of Hamilton junior High on the retracing of this trek of the N.W.M.P. 314-7th Street S. J MEN'S WEAR LTD. 327.2232 'The Store for Women who Shop for Men" i- i u i I IVj i I I (3 IIC (Jwrtkinw PROPERTY AND RENTAL MANAGER WISHES TO LOCATE IN THE CITY Married man. 3 ycarJ di- versified property manage- ment experience. DIAL 286-4719 CAtGARY AFTER 6 PM resulting fiom tiie takeover. 1 s.ud however, that Banks had piomiscd 10 turn himself in In authorities this week in Rapid City. The Indians who met with federal officials to turn over Iheir arms today included 10 women and five children, Fri- zell said. The agreement had originally called for the turnover of the weapons by Wednesday morn- ing, but government negotiator Richard llcllslorn .-aid Monday that Bnnk.s and spiritual adviser I.CMi.'ird Crow Dog had asked mcnts, Industry Minister Fred Peacock said Monday Picnucr Peter Lciighccd haul recently in a major address that Alberta demands the release of the information by the CNR and CP Rail so that the West's pleas for changes in freight rate .structures can be based on economic facts. The West's pleas for an end to what it calls freight rates that discriminate against West- em industry and favor central Canada are to be presented in Calgary July 2> ar.d at a major conference with the WASHINGTON (AP) Here, at a glance, are the lat- est developments in the Wa- tergate case: Senate Sen- ale committee investigating Watergate begins debate to- day on whether to request limited ir. .unity for former presidential counsel John Dean in exchange for his tes- timonv, White White House has cleiied reports that President Nixon knew of a coveruo of the wiretapping raid. News reports say Dean is prepared to say that Nixon had this knowledge. eral-designate Elliot Richard- son says he will appoint a special, independent prose- cutor in the Watergate case if he is confirmed in his new post. Grand assist- ant-attorney-General Robert Mardian as told a grand jury about a meeting he had with Watergate conspirator G. Gordon Liddy after the breakin. Mardian is one of two persons who is reported to have directed destruction of evidence after the Water- gale burglars were caught Hunt, an- other Watergate conspirator, has been granted immunity to testify before the Senate com- mittee. Hunt has told a grand jury that former presidential aide Charles Colson once or- dered him to forge state de- partment cables. K r o g White House aide Egil Krogh has admitted that he agreed to the mission to burgle the of- fice of a psychiatrist who treated Pentagon Pancrs de- fendant Daniel ElLsbcrg. Los Angeles Denver I Vpgas Phoenix Honolulu .Mexico City Home 'Paris London i B.rlin j Amsterdam i Brussels 70 K7 (12 6G 31 tcnioon showers. Highs today 55 60. Lows tonight 35 to 40. Highs Wednesday 60 to 65. .MOXTAN East of Continental Divide i Partly cloudy east through j Wednesday. Cloudy with widely scattered show ers w today i becoming partly cloudy Wed- 1 ncsday. Occasional gusty winds the east slopes of the i Rockies Highs both days in the 60s snd low 70s. Lows tonight to 45. 51 57 6p 64 25 56 49 77 CO 56 44 59 61 70 59 43 45 4'5 43 41 45 48 West of Continental Divide Periods of rain today. Scatter- ed showers tonight and Wednes- day Highs both days 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Dolntan ONE MAN FORAGE HARVESTING SYSTEM FROM FIELD TO FEEDING AREA GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Counts Highway Box 1202 Ph. 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AM All highways in th? district are bare and in good driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and in good driv- ing condition. A 7.T per cent loading re- striction has been placed on the following highways: Highway 879 from 3 miles the north of Foremost of the pavement. Highway ii2 from 1 Tagrath to south of the U.S. border. Highway 2, Cardston to the U.S. border. 5, from Magrath to Cardston Secondary road No. tion highw.v No. 2 to Belly River bridge near Glenwood. that the procpw, be moved up lo fedora I government nn PCOII lodav. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden R a.m. to -I p.m.; Carwav 'fi a m. to pm Chief Mountain Closed; Coults 24 hours; Del Bonila !i a m to 5 p m KinRsgain 24 hours, Porlhill Rvkorts fl a m. to midnight; Rooscv illo 0 .1 rn. i to 6 p m Wild llorsc 7 a m, In 4 p m. ;