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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The Uthbridge Herald VOL. LXVII 127 Syria gap wide JERUSALEM Israeli sources say the gap in the disengagement negotiations with Syria is as wide as ever despite a report by United States State Secretary Henry Kissinger of some progress toward an agreement. Kissinger reported progress after a nine-hour visit Sunday to have passed from the state of general discussion and consideration to a detailed and complete examination of all the elements of But after a meeting between the U.S. secretary and Israeli authoritative Israeli sources said Kissinger told Premier Golda Meir and her aides that the differences between the Syrian and Israeli terms for an Israeli withdrawal on the Golan Heights are as wide as before although the Syrians are showing a new willingness for a separation of forces. The sources said Kissinger dwelt on alternatives to evidently meaning another full-scale war. But Israeli Information Minister Shimon Peres indicated his government is not prepared to ease its terms. He'told don't think that any change is needed in Israel's basic atti- The Israeli cabinet was called into session today to discuss the latest outline of the Syrian and Kissinger was to confer with government leaders afterward. He returns to Syria Tuesday. Libyan overture rejected CAIRO Egypt categorically rejected today a Libyan overture to return to normal relations between the two the official Middle East news agency re- ported. The agency carried an official statement attributed to a responsible Egyptian source a few hours after Libyan Premier Abdel Salem Jalloud left Cairo following a meeting with President Anwar Sadat. The agency said Jalloud asked to visit Cairo on behalf of the Libyan Revolutionary Command Council to improve relations. Their relations were strained last month after Egyptian charges that Libya was involved in a plot to overthrow Sadat and an attack on the military academy here in which 11 persons were killed. Libya has denied any link with the incident. The agency said that after Jalloud met Tripoli radio broadcast a cable sent to the Egyptian leader by Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy. Tape report WASHINGTON United States District Judge John Sirica said'today he will public in about two weeks the final report by a of experts on the 18 Vz- Tninute gap in a crucial White House Watergate tape. MAY 1974 10 Cents 20 Pages Bank interest hits new high VERN DECOUX photo second from looks over where she nearly with the man who saved her life Douglas inset shows Mrs. Mr. Newsham and Dale Newsham. For Frank Sunday was of Mother's Days By VERN DECOUX Herald Crowsnest Bureau FRANK Mrs Dianne VanderKley of Frank feels she had the happiest Mother's Day gift in the world the life of her eight-year-old daughter Becky. The little girl was saved from drowning at about 5 p.m. Saturday by Doug Newsham of Frank who plunged into an icy slough in Frank to save the girl. Becky and her Aileen Feragotti were playing on a raft trying to catch minnows in the deep adjacent to the Frank children's playground. The raft began to sink and Aileen was on the shore side about 20 feet away from the shore when she jumped off in the shoulder deep water and managed to get to shore. Becky was on the opposite side of the raft and fell into deep water. Aileen said that Becky was hollering my grab my Aileen said she tried to grab her friend's hand but she kept going towards the middle of the pond. Dale who was standing on the bank of the pond realized the danger the little girl was in and raced to his home about 100 yards away to summon his father. Mr. Newsham lost no time getting to the pond where he saw Becky in the middle of the pond. tried to wade out to her but the water got so deep I had to swim about 20 feet to get to Becky. She was sputtering and coughing and was going down and I grabbed her by the hair and began swimming backwards to shore. we went by the raft Becky got hold of it and by this time I was able to stand in the water and I had a hard time to get her hands off of the raft. I guess she had a death grip on the was conscious but just he said. The child was rushed to the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital 'and was kept overnight for examination. She was released Sunday. Mr. Newsham is employed by Kaiser on a drilling crew and has been a resident of Frank since last August. A mishap in the pond more than 15 years ago claimed the life of a Frank youngster. Many residents living in the area feel the pond is a and although fenced and is too attractive to children who are in the playground. Nixon resignation call intensifies WASHINGTON Pressure for President Nix-on's resignation intensified today following a charge by a senior White House aide that there is a concerted campaign to poison the public mind against the president. Three public-opinion polls report that half the people in New general a Canadian LONDON Commissioner Clarence head of the' Salvation Arrny in was chosen today as the Army's next world leader. a native of Moretons will succeed the current world leader. Erik Wickberg of after Wickberg's retirement July 5. As head of the world with its 2.5 million members. Wiseman will be the only active general in the Salvation Army. the United States believe Nixon should be impeached and sent for trial in the Senate because of and editorial support for the president from usually- friendly newspapers contin- ues to erode. Special presidential counsel Fred Buzhardt said the White House has been besieged by rumors that there were racial slurs and insults on the tape recordings of conversations by Nixon and his former aides. is clear that a concerted campaign has been made to cause these to be he said in a television interview Sunday. is one of the and it bothers many of us. this type of material is not relevant to the question of whether the president has committed bribery or high crimes or misdemeanors constitutional definition of impeachable Buzhardt said. can only characterize this as malicious and vicious attempts to poison the public mind against the president by any fair or The New York citing sources with direct knowledge of the president's says Nixon once called Watergate Judge John Sirica a referred to Jew at the Securities and Exchange and talked about three Watergate prosecutors as Jews down Despite increasing clamor for his Nixon said during the weekend that he will give The president was received with general warmth Saturday night by crowds at Vance Air Force Base and at Oklahoma State University. To shouts of in and with Nixon that does your heart 'Strange sighted near Jasper Inside rin Classified 16-19 Comics 5 Comment 4 District 13 Family Local News Markets 20 Sports 8-10 Theatres 7 TV 6 Weather 3 8 LOW TONIGHT HIGH TUBS. SUNNY INTERVALS CLC opposes controls VANCOUVER Donald president of the Canadian labor said Sunday that under no condition would leaders of the labor or- ganization be willing to accept the wage and price control freeze proposed by the federal Progressive conservatives. Mr. MacDonald told reporters that the congress would have unqualified RED DEER Some will cry others will be skeptical but 42-year-old Ron Gummell of Calgary says that now he's a believer. Mr. Gummel said he was driving east from Jasper Saturday morning on the David Thompson Highway near Abraham Lake. He turned a bend in the road and standing in the middle of the were two Sasquatch. He said were so big they could have picked my car up and thrown it into the He estimated they were 12 feet very big and covered with hair. They had flat faces. As soon as they saw the car they sauntered into the bush. was really shook Mr. Gummel admits he was somewhat skeptical before his brief encounter but can be assured I'll be the last to scream fake the next time Sasquatch stories are in the OTTAWA In an at- tempt to restrain a balooning the Bank of Canada has raised the bank rate to per cent effective today. The increase of one-half of a percentage point follows a month of rapid expansion in money supply and the volume of bank loans outstanding. It was only a month ago that the central bank raised the bank rate by a full percentage point to per surpassing the previous record of eight per cent for the central bank rate. The bank rate is the rate charged chartered banks for loans. Chartered banks borrow in- frequently from the central bank but the bank rate is an important influence on the rest of the interest-rate structure. The latest change follows a frantic month of rate and loan activity. The rate the chartered banks charge their best customers has generally gone to 11 per cent from 9 Vz. The statement Sunday from Gerald governor of. the Bank of said inter- national pressures were partly responsible as short- term interest rates in the United States and Eurodollar market have gone up in recent weeks the same the pace of monetary and bank credit expansion in Canada has been much more rapid than needed to sustain the continued expansion of the there was a in- crease in the amount of general bank loans outstanding during the five weeks to May the latest date for which figures on banking operations are avail- able. The total in general loans at that date was billion. Mr. Bouey noted that the re- cent postal strike was partly to blame for the increase in bank loans. Payments normally made at the end of the month were held up in the offer preview Ont. Al- though his official campaign doesn't open until later this David Lewis offered a preview of the New Democratic Party game plan and of is the key phrase. Speaking at a nomination meeting for Ed Broadbent. who has represented Oshawa- Whitby since Mr. Lewis unveiled two proposals on which he plans to expand over the ei'ght-week national a price-review board with teeth and a two- price system for com- modities. He said the rising cost of liv- ing and control of inflation are the key election and his party will produce a number of practical solutions to the problems during the campaign. Violence on roads NEW YORK Truck traffic rolled normally today in most states despite a call for a United States-wide protest but scattered violence flared in Kentucky and Pennsylvania. mails and many companies were forced to borrow to meet commitments. It is not possible to accurately estimate the effect of the postal strike but it is clear there has been a rapid expansion of the economy. During April the annual rate of increase in broadly defined money supply was running at more than 25 per cent. This is currency in circulation and chartered bank Canadian dollar deposits. The annual rate of increase in money seasonally during the first quarter of the year was about 15 per cent. Chou En-lai ordered to rest KARACHI I Premier Chou En-lai of China has described himself as very well because I am old press reports reaching Pakistan say The premier made the remark in Peking to visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar All the reports say. Chou. was not present when Bhutto arrived at Peking airport Saturday because his doctors had advised complete rest. Radio Pakistan reports. correspondents travelling with Bhutto report that Chou and his wife showed up greeting Bhutto at a guest house in the city. am not very because I am old Chou is quoted as saying. correspondents abroad began an uproar after I could not attend a banquet The radio says he was missing at the banquet during a visit by the president of Senegal on Thursday. His apparently is not preventing him from some of his duties. Bhutto met with Communist part Chairman Mao Tsetung for 90 minutes in Mao's study in the presence of Chou and other top Chinese and Pakistani the correspondents say. On Sunday. Chou and Bhutto held a second round ot talks for two hours and he plans to meet Bhutto again today. The talks are expected to cover conditions in the Pakistani subcontinent after the repatriation of Pakistani prisoners of war from India and the recognition of Bangladesh formerly East Pakistan by Pakistan in February. Brandt resignation dismays Bonn spy BONN Guenter Guillaume. the East German spy whose exposure led to Willy Brandt's resignation as chancellor of West shouted in dismay when told his boss had quit it was reported Sunday. my God. this is never what I he shouted when interrogators showed him newspaper stories reporting Brandt's resignation last the pro-government magazine Stern said. Stern said Guillaume told his interrogators. cannot be true-now that the relations between our two states are gathering momentum Guillaume. 47. a close of the chancellor until his arrest more than two weeks has been transferred from Bonn to a Cologne prison cell with a special bullet-proof glass door Stern said he had written to his former colleagues in the chancellery saying he wanted to discuss the spy affair with them and Brandt and describing himself as political Guillaume previously admitted being a captain in the East Berlin State Security Service. The designated successor as chancellor is former finance minister Helmut Schmidt. Seen and heard About town Douglas Field giving a turkey dinner a standing ovation Josie Ban- holding off on her breakfast dishes until pie and cake-baking dishes could be included. Cypriot leader given warning NICOSIA -Greek-Cy- priot newspapers warned President Makarios today that the Greek military junta is about to overthrow him. situation is dramatic dhd may develop into a real tragedy if the authorities fail to grasp the meaning of the latest incidents and do not hasten to react with all the means at their says the independent right-wing Ahthia. The papers base their warn- ing on the discovery last weefc that 126 heavy machine-guns and other weapons were stolen from a Cyprus army camp. The theft was attributed to the late Gen. George Grivas's ultra-rightist EOKA-B under- waging a campaign to overthrow Makarios and pro- claim with Greece. A Cyprus government spokesman later denied Makarios planned to postpone the China trip. Trudeau recalcitrant A Iberta tax payer Alta. as a Prime Minister Trudeau was given a 50-foot lot in this just northwest of Brooks. But county authorities say the joke is turning a little stale. The prime minister owes at least and possibly in back taxes on the land. the guys come in and ask if Trudeau's paid up yet and I have to tell them so they want to know why the hell they should says council Reeve Tom Musgrove. taxes would be about a year and we think he likely owes for but we're not sure. he is behind for 1973 The tax notice went out last Title to the lot was sent to Mr. Trudeau in the fall of 1972 by area farmer Albert Ketchmark as a gifl to show after the 19 Conservative members were elected from Alberta that that he still had one friend in Mr. Ketchmark explained. The title was legally transferred to the prime minister in 1973. But Mr Ketchmark. as everyone here is a died-in-the-wool Conservative and the whole thing was meant as a joke. Mr Trudeau. kept the title and now is owner of the land. The has lot of on said Mr. Musgrove. pretty neglected. like to see it cleaned up. but we haven't sent a letter off to Trudeau Mr. Ketchmark has described the land as virtually ;