Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Solurday, May 12. 1973- News in brief 38 arrested in Beirut raid BEIRUT (AP) In pre-dawn raids today, security forces ar- rested 38 Lebanese and foreign- ers suspected of being "agents provocateurs" in the country's army-Palestinian guerrilla con- lii Tain accepts leadership PHNOM PENH (AP) In I said he was chaa-ged with form- Tarn, one of three men sharing ing a new government Friday power with President Lon Nol, said today he has accepted _ jujiiHcai _ Nol's offer of the premiership of ..'day" following" shelling attacks Cambodia. leader said he his J nearsArabam Tarn, regarded as one of the seat on the High Political Ccun- and tne Roman ruing at Baal- most honest men in the govern-J cil, which Nol created last ment and perhaps the most pop-! month after the six-month term Ular politician in Cambodia, I of the last cabinet expired. Along the Syrian border, air force jets struck guerrilla posi- j tions for the fourth consecutive Castration for rapists? BALTIMORE, lid. (Reuter) i A Baltimore grand jury j urged Friday that judges be allowed to order castration for men conucted of race, noting i that most offenders have been convicted of sexual offences, previously. Police sources said the secur- ity raids netted two West Ger- mans, 0113 Belgian and his Lebanese girl-friend, two other Lebanese, three Irishmen, two Acknowledging that castration Syrians and 23 "non-Lebanese is "a drastic measure, to be Arabs." sure." the jurors said in a re-' One of the Germans was port that it '-seems to be the charged with spying for Israel. only effective dcterent when all else has failed to rehabilitate the Freighter captain guillv I VICTORIA Captain James Cciid, mas'er of the Dabim rgistered freighter Irish Stardust WES iound guilty in provincial court Friday of fail- ing to leport a IGO.OOO-gaLb.n oil sp.ll that polluted Alert Bay Jan 23. He was to be sentenced later charge carries a maximum (penalty cf S100.000 fine. In his ruling. Judge Ostler. said the Irish Stardust had cer-' sought. teinly boai the cause of Police said he was arrested photographing army men and i vehicles near the Beirut airport i and a later search of his apart- jment uncovered a large radio trrrsmitter. They said he was an Israeli intelligence agent who worked with a South Yemeni accom- latter was being Both sides repeatedly have accused a "third force" of fir- ing on them during the fighting that began in Beirut II days ago. Military communiques said Lebanese jets took to the air Friday night to bomb and strafe guerrilla positions near the eastern border following attacks on several army outposts. Mortars and rockets hit Leba- nese positions at Shadra, Arida and Antikiet along the nortthern border, prompting retaliation by army field artillery. The United Nations Relief and Works AgiTscy issued a prelimi- nary casualty report listing 50 civilian Palestinian refugees killed and 130 wounded in the Beirut fighting between army troops and guerrillas from May 2 to May 8. Syncrude talks progress the i spill. "Any alternate e conclusion would be irrational'' and would require "conjuring up an imag- The Belsian and his fuend were charged with shoot- ing from a car at both army and guerrilla positions. EDMONTON (CP) Negoti- ations between Syncrude Can- ada Ltd. and the Alberta gov- ernment are continuing on the girl-j question of lOjalty rights, Frank Spragins of Edmonton. syncrude president, day. said Fri- by Judge William Ostler. The i inary state of he said. Skylab crew relaxes C-VPE KENNEDY. Fla. (API The medically fit Skylab as- tronauts relaxed m their quar- antine quarters today as prepa- rations proceeded on schedule aminations at the Johnson Space Centre near Houston Fri- day. Dr. Royce Hawkins, deputy for the launch next neck of the for medical operations Lalonde defends health finance formula change first United States space sta- tion. Astronauts Charles Conrad. Paul Weitz and Dr. Joseph Ker- were declared "ready to fly" after day-long physical ex- at the centre, said the medical j tests ''went extremely well and we feel confident the crew is ready to "We saw no medical prob- lems." OTTAWA fCPI Health Min- ister Marc Lalonde tried Friday in the Commons to convince his critics that thev misunderstand British Liberals encouraged o LONDON (Reuter) The mi- Manchester and Birmingham nority Liberal party emerged with new reason for optimism from Britain's latest round of municipal elections. Political analysts appeared among others. his new ideas health care. for financing He had little success. The op- position parties stood shoulder- to-shoulder and heaped scorn on the proposals, which received a chilly reaction at a federal-pro- Labor is the main opposition j vincial conference earlier in the party nationally. The Con- j week. servatives. the party in power, The most common opposition suffered big losses in the ballot- j criticism -was that the minority impressed by the Liberal feat in ing for 70 district councils in j Liberal government is trying to I squirm out of its responsibilities Deaths M inning control of the city of i England and Wales. Liverpool from the Labor party in Thursday's balloting. Elsewhere. Labor took over the cities of Newcastle, Cardiff, Ingbs, 65. one of Canada's first crime scene artists who also designed the Metropolital Toronto police museum. New Marian Irwin Osterhout, 84, a direct descend- ant of Benjamin Franklin and researcher in marine biology Tmijti Mashuichi Midoro. 86. former president of Asahi Shimbun. Japan's mass circula- tion daily newspaper. in the health care field. But Mr. Lalonde, speaking on a New Democratic Party mo- tion condemning his proposals, f To help the provinces assume said this isn't true. "The federal government is not proposing or considering abandoning the two great health-insurance programs or in any way watering down their standards, which mean so much to Canadians. Mr. Lalonde's plan is to give the provinces a larger share of income taxes and all federal ex- cise taxes on alcohol and to- bacco. They would use this money to help them take over complete financing of health- care programs. The provinces and Ottawa now share hospital and medical- care costs on a 50-50 basis. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial ond Home Owner Rentals" Rototillerf, town Wowerj, Ipwn Combers and Aerators, Feriil'zer Spreaders, etc. RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY these costs gradually, there would be a transitional period when federal financial contribu- tions to health care would be on a per-capita basis. National standards for medi- cal-care and hospital insurance will not be affected by the new formulas, he said. GIVES WARNING T. C. Douglas naimo-Cowicham-Th e Islands) said the formula will lower na- tional standards and allow the government to abandon its health-care commitments. "The result is going to be a mishmash of health services across the country." Hie remarks were supported by Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield, while Heath Mac- quarrie the Con- servative health critic, said it I was "a bum deal amd the prov- inces very smartly rejected it." 1 The NDP motion did not come to a vote, and was de- I signed merely to allow the op- FENN (CP) Gal- j out a grass fire which appeared j position time to lambaste the leberg, 15, saw the car-train ac-j to have been started by raso- Small hill adds id- T u crossing danger TO. C7 C' Ordeal over Daniel Ellsberg Is all smiles and his wife throws back her head in happiness as they emerge from the Federal building in Los Angeles Friday shortly after the trial judge in the Pentagon Papers case dis- missed all espionage, theft and conspiracy charges against Ellsberg and his co- defendant, Anthony Russo. Queen will open Stampede New Barker, 53, who succeeded Johnny Weiss- muller as Hollywood's Tarzan of the Apes. Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5th: Started at a.m. and halted at Wild Horse Lake. When 94 miles out sent Walker out to Southern branch road to see if there was any sign of the Criuple Camp party, fearing that ihev rniglif slip by us. He sent back in about an hour and a half to report that Hie were there, but that they had lost 16 horses two nights before. Had a Church Parade, reading a Chapter in the Old and New Testament. Marched at joined on b the Scuthern Road. out two hours met Cons. Southerland v.ho had returned having found 3 horsss. Arranged for a paity of half-breeds to go to the front in the morning and hunt up the trail. Made 22 miles today. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3th: Started at 7 a m. Extended mounted men on both flanks for several miles to look for lost horses. On arriving at a lake about 10 miles out to cur great delight met Mr. Lavallic with the 12 missing horses (one haimg come into camp in the Met some Sioux, 29 lodges of the Sipeton tribe. Some cf them we had seen before. Had a pow wow. Crossed the White Mud Hirer at 3 p.m. Arranged to start for Wood Mountain tomorrow. Send 25c to N.W.M.P. Project, Hamilton Junior High, Letbbridge. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.M.P. march tvest with the help of a map? Our students are just com- pleting a map which shows each night's slop as well as points of interest mentioned in the diary. cident here Thursday which claimed six lives. As she stepped from the house overlooking the crossing to wave at the Canadian Na- line from the smashed car. "I v.ent to the car but when I saw what was in the car, I didn't want to look he said, adding that he knew tional Railway's rail liner j an six occupants must have someone in the Galleberg fam- ily usually does each night as it passes on its scheduled run noticed the car travelling at high speed toward the cross- ing. Miss Galleberg called her father, Norman, who rushed to the crash scene. The first thing Mr. Galleberg did was stamp Expansion programs continue HALIFAX Existing programs of the department oC regional economic expansion (DREE) will be continued while more satisfactory ones are de- veloped, Expansion Minister Don Jamieson said here Friday. Mr. Jamieson was speaking been dead. Mr. Galleberg said no one on the train appeared injured and all passengers stayed on the rail-liner until police and am- bulances from Stettler arrived on the scene about 20 minutes later. His wife called police. Mr. Galleberg said the cross- i ing, unguarded by signals, is' dangerous and recalled several close calls, one of them involv- ing a truck which had to swerve into the ditch to avoid a colli- sion with a train. The crossing lies below a small hill and is not visible to traffic travelling west, the direction which the car had been taking. Anyone not familiar with the crossing probably wouldn't no- tice it until it was too late, said Mr. Galleberg. government. It also urged the government to finance all health services on a 50-50 basis. Monday the Commons re- sumes debate on the govern- ment proposal to extend the moratorium on capital punish- ment. Container diversion a big loss VANCOUVER (CP) Diver- sion of container cargo from Vancouver to Seattle results in an annual loss of about mil- lion to the regional economy, a study made for the Port of Vancouver Authority shows. The report, by economists Emam Khan and Brian L. Hauff. estimates that 33 per cent of Vancouver-destined con- tainers are being diverted Lethlnidge through Seattle. Dr. Khan is also Pincher Creek chief executive officer of the national harbors board here. Three causes for the diver- Banff sion are given in the report: ab- j Calgary sence of adequate container fa- Victoria CALGARY (CP) Queen Elizabeth will open the 1973 Calgary Exhibition and Stam- pede July 5 it was announced there by Stampede president George L. Crawford. The Queen, who will ba ac- companied by Prince Philip for a or.e-day visit to commemor- ate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mounted Po- lice, will declare the 1973 Stam- pede officially open immediate- ly following the evening chuck- wagon races on Thursday, July Mr. Crawford also said the Queen sad Prince Philip will vbw a portion of the evening grandstand show featuring the RCMP Musical Ride, the RCMP band and the Calgary Stam- pede Band in concert with the Young Canadians of the Cal- gary Stampede. During the afternoon, the Queen and Prince Philip will tour the comprehensive exhibit in Flare Square saluting the centennial anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mounted Po- lice. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET II 60 53 Grande Prairie ____ 61 Edmonton 62 55 58 cilities in Vancouver, discrimin- inatory practices by some ship- ping conferences and rate dif- ferentials for some cargoes, and stuffing and unstuffing of con- tainerized cargoes on the dock by longshoremen. Bangladesh flood at disaster level Prince Rupert Penticton Kamloops 70 71 Vancouver.......61 Saskatoon........53 Rcgina..........S3 Winnipeg......58 Toronto ..........55 Ottawa..........64 Mon-real....... 67 Chicago (19 Xew York .....74 Washington 80 Miami 87 L Pro. 28 29 M 29 27 27 63 42 53 48 33 Rome..........73 Paris............59 Lend on........ 61 Berlin........ 57 Madrid......70 Moscow......... 48 Stockholm......54 Tokyo..........60 41 43 46 34 43 4.3 43 54 DACCA (Reuter) Floods in (Lo5 Angeles Las Vegas i Phoenix Denver Bangladesh proportions reached today, disaster covering Phone crew at a joint news conference with llciV Premier Gerald Regan of Nova i I Scotia following day-long dis- cussions on federal plans to de- centralize DREE. OTTAWA (CP) A majority conciliation board report deal- ing with the contract dispute Tie said all existing programs i between British Columbia Tele- more than square nearly one-quarter of the coun- destroying about half of the area's vital rice crop. Flood waters from three rain- swollen rivers continue to flood vast tracts of land, including towns, villages and paddy fields. The country's flood control minister. Khondksr Mushtaque Ahmed, reporters that rice has been lost in 50 per cent of the area under water. The rice, a staple food for most Bengalis had lust started to flower when the floods struck. Water from the turbulent Gumti River has caused devas- tation in Commilla district of India's Tnpiu-a hill tracts and j will continue "un'il, or unless something more satisfactory is developed by the federal and provincial governments." Among possible changes being explored is the develop- ment of special areas using tac- tics other than grants, Mr Jamieson said. The department is unhappy "with the arbitrary drawing of lines'" for what areas should be developed. phone Co. and employees has recommended an eight-per- cent pay increase retroactive to Jan. 1, 1973. The report, released Friday by federal Labor Minister John Munro, also proposes a further wage raise of nine per cent as of Jan. 1, 1974. The recom- mended length of contract is two years dating from Jan 1, 1973. low-lying areas. Comilla town was badly hit, with water inundating the town's residential areas, gov- ernment offices and jail. Bangladesh Red Cross offi- cials have joined government agencies in relief operations. Train services and other com- munications have been cut in several districts. DACCA CAP) A nverboat capsized Friday, and 200 pas- sengers were feared au- thorities reported. They said about 150 others swam safely to shore. The boat overturned in heavy currents while bound for Chan- dpur on the Tarapassa River and the victims were swept swiftly downstream. No bodies 73 93 102 59 46 43 32 25 28 45 42 47 51 54 52 72 53 63 65 46 .13 .02 .02 .04 .05 .31 .03 .04 .12 84 7r Mexico City......84 55 FORECAST: Lelhbridgc Medicine Hat- Calgary Sunny today and Sunday, highs around 70, lows 35-40. CoIumMa-Koolcnay Today and Sunday mostly clear. A little warmer. Highs both days near 70. Lows tonight in the mid-thirties. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and warmer today and Sunday. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Sunday 70 to 80. West of Continental PiviiJe Fzir and warmer today and Sunday. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Sunday 75 to 85. eastern Bangladesh, bordering I have been recovered, 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. MEN'S WEAR LTD. 327.2232 "The Store for Women who Shop for Men" mr. steam PHONE ______ 328-2853 Mr. Steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. 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PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 7 a.m. to 30 p.m.; Chief Mountain Coutts 21 hours; Del Bonila a.m. to B pm.; Kingsgate 24 hours. Porthill Rykerts 8 a m. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. 5 p.m.