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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1974 News In brief Expo bomb threat hoax SPOKANE Police evacuated the Russian Pavilion at Expo '74 Sunday night tollowing a telephoned bomb threat. Police and Soviet pavilion security agents searched the pavilion but found no trace of a an Expo spokesman said A male voice phoned police and is a bomb in the Russian an Expo spokesman said. The pavilion was not reopened following the search but was to open on schedule today Communists to field candidates VANCOUVER The Communist Party of Canada has announced that it intends to run about 10 candidates in British Columbia and about 90 across the country in the coming federal election. Spokesman Charles Shrybman said Sunday the party ran 51 candidates in the last federal election. All the B.C. candidates wyll run in the- lower mainland except for possibly one in Victoria. Safeway dispute end seen YAACOUVER .Mediator C11 v e M c K e e announced Sunday that a tentative settlement had been i cached in a dispute that threatened to close Canada Sdfeway Ltd Stores in the Lower Mainland. and Dawson Creek. The Retail. Wholesale and Department Store representing about 650 served 72-hour strike notice in April at two Safeway Macdonalds Consolidated Ltd and Lucerne Foods Ltd.. but no strike action was taken. Mr McKee said operation of the distribution centre which supplied Safeway stores will return to pending ratification of the settlement by both union and management Quake rumbles through Skopje BELGRADE A strong earthquake hit the southern Yugoslav city of Skopje Sundav night but no rabualties or damage were police there said Skopje s medical emergency oflice also said it had no reports of any casualties. capital of the Yugo- slav republic of lies in a major earthquake zone It was almost destroyed in an earthquake in 1963 when more than 1.000 persons were killed and 4.000 injured Collisler to seek PC nod TORONTO Ron Col- lister parliamentary reporter ior CBC TV. will seek the Pro- gressive Conservative nomi- nation lor the Toronto federal riding ot York-Scarborough. The decision was announced earlv todav bv Colin one ot Mr Collister's support- ers The nomination meeting is scheduled for May 21. Mr. Colhster said in an interview Saturday that he had received a few approaches in the past from two The riding was held in the last Parliament by Revenue Minister Robert Stanburv Libyan plot said uncovered KHARTOUM Sudan has uncovered a Libyan plot aimed at overthrowing the government here. President Jaltar Numeiry charged Saturday The Sudanese president said in an interview the threat is being taken seriously and that security units have been put the He said he personally blamed Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy for interfering our internal affairs There was no immediate comment from Libyan sources Children's plight grows worse UNITED NATIONS Many more children in poor countries face the danger of starvation because of new high tood the head of the United Nations Children's Fund said today Before the recent price it was estimated that there were some 10 million se- vereh malnourished children in the world with a high risk of BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Executive Director Henry Labouisse said in a report'to UNICEF's 30-country executive board we have to expect a considerable increase in their number It appears unlikely that there will be sufficient tood and funds available for supplementary feeding on a scale to deal with the probable increase in child FIRE KILLS SIX LONDON Fire swept through two apartment houses in soutn London killing six persons and injuring at least 10 others. noRmnn 610 HER IN With the Sophisticated blouson shirtdress of Nyesta. for home or the- atre. Available in Aqua. Sizes 5-13. 00 noRmfln COSmETIC BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes College Mall Phone 328-1525 Eight killed in two traffic mishaps THE CANADIAN PRESS Five people killed in a two- car accident Saturday near were among 18 persons who died accidentally on the Prairies duiing the weekend. A Canadian press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday local showed there were 12 traffic deths in four in and two fatalities in one in traffic and one by drowning. Victor Etienne of Sunday when the vehicle he was driving overturned on a district road 11 miles southwest of his about 70 miles northeast of Grande Prairie. Killed in the accident near Olds were Wayne Keith Cullum. of Three Alta Brian Garry Roxanne Marie and Glen Curkan and Joanette both all from Olds. Two men were killed and a woman died later in hospital as a result of a two-car collision Sunday west of Edmonton. The accident claimed the lives of the drivers of the two cars Donald of Edmonton and Victor of Stony Alta. Sharon of Alta died in hospital. In other accidents Robert Samuel of Alta was killed Friday night when the half-ton in which he was riding overturned near Brooks. James 19. of Calgary died in a motorcycle accident Sunday in south and Ronald 18. died in a two- car accident near Lac La Biche. 110 miles northeast of Edmonton In two men and a 15-year-old girl were killed early Saturday in Prince Albert The accident killed Louis Brandohne and Larry Pawlik. both and Brenda Lee all of Prince Albert. Edwin Wallace 22. of Tompkins. died early Saturday when his car was in collision with a semi-trailer truck near Swift Current. At least four persons died in accidents in British Columbia Douglas Hugh 23. was electrocuted Sunday while working with his father on their home near 60 miles northwest of Vancouver. He was holding a wire attached to a crane when the crane hit a high tension wire. His father. James was not injured. Daniel Louis of Vancouver was killed Friday night when his mototcycle ran into a car at a traffic light in Vancouver. Norman of Surrey died Friday night when his car went out of control on Highway 401 in Burnaby and crashed into a concrete pillar. In North Vancouver. Robert Harold 23. of North Vancouver drowned Sunday when a canoe overturned and washed up on the rocks of the Capilano River rapids. 1942 PLANE CRASHES HAW NC An antique private plane at- tempting an emergency landing on a highway clipped a panel truck and crashed officers said. Getting carried away There's this fantastic collection of coffins at the LeYoung Museum in San Francisco. Here are a couple of samples. Sheri visiting with her family from sticks her head into mouth of a whale-shaped top. Examiner reporter Andrew Curtin tries out a West African model built to resemble a Mercedes- Benz auto. More nuclear tests planned PARIS France will launch a new series of nu- clear tests in the South Pacific next unless Socialist leader Francois Mitterrand wins the presidential election next Sunday Guide groups win trophies Three Lethbndge groups won trophies at the Girl Guides of Canada Provincial Sing-off held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on the weekend Trophies were presented to the 1st Brownie Lethbridge the 4th Lethbridge Guide Company and the 2nd Rangers Company. Leaders of the packs are Liz Hall. Dorothy Sawicki and Ellen Kennedy. All is ready at the nuclear test centre on Mururoa in French senior officials here say. have to maintain its credibility and said Defence Minister Robert Galley must keep up the the nuclear force becomes facing con- servative leader Valery Giscard d'Estaing in the May 19 presidential has said he will halt the nuclear tests if elected president. Giscard d'Estaing has pledged to pursue the con- troversial atmospheric nuclear tests. Family dies in fire PARIS The French presidential election campaign today went into its final week with conservative Valery Giscard d'Estaing reported in front by a narrow three-per-cent margin Youthful canoeists missing PRINCE B C. Searchers found debris Sunday night from canoes used by eight high school students missing on a Village hit BEIRUT. Lebanon Israeli planes struck south Lebanon today The Lebanese defence ministry said four persons were killed in Kfeir including a her six- month-old son and eight-year- old five other children between two and eight years old were and five houses were destroyed. trip down the Willow River about 30 miles east of here. Police have not identified the youths. Wreckage was found near Willow about four miles downstream from High- way 16 where the youths launched three canoes and a kayak Friday afternoon. Searcher Ron a local said a log spans the river near where the debris was found. Officials said the swift-flowing swollen by heavy spring run- could have driven the boats into the log before the youths had a chance to alter course. Mr. Mayo said the river nar- rows to about 15 feet where the log is located and that the log was above water Sunday. But the water had dropped a foot since Friday. Six of the all believed to be 17 or 18 years are from Prince George and the other two are brothers from the Queen Charlotte Islands. The two were staying at a dormitory here while attending Prince George senior secondary school. The group had planned to travel about 40 miles down the Willow to the Fraser and on to Fort George Park in Prince George. They were dropped off at the river by the father of one of the boys and were to arrive here Saturday evening. The search started at 10 a.m. Sunday. TORONTO A her four children and a family friend died early today in a fire that destroyed a townhouse in the borough of North York. Fire officials identified the dead as Vicki Guenn and her children Pauline. 7. and one month old and John McMaster. 31 The North York fire depart- ment said the blaze started just after midnight in the first-floor living room of the 10-year-old structure and quickly blocking a the only exit from the second floor where the children were sleeping Witnesses said the children appeared at the second-floor window of the attached row house and onlookers shouted at them to jump. Two girls and a boy pounded at the window in an attempt to smash it but witnesses saw them engulfed in flames Voting ends ROME Italians fin- ished voting today in a two- day referendum to decide whether their predominantly- Roman Catholic country will retain or repeal the 1971 law permitting divorce. A decision either way might bring down the government of Premier Mariano Rumor. Some polling stations across the country closed at 2pm. and vote-counting began. Final figures were expected in late evening. By Sunday 73.8 per cent of the 37.5 million regis- tered voters had cast their per cent fewer than at the same stage of the 1972 general elections. Expanded markets WASHINGTON Marcel in a major policy said today Canada may have to increasingly carve out export markets for manufactured goods from those markets at present concentrating on her raw materials. In an address prepared for delivery to the Pacific Basin Economic Council's annual the Canadian ambassador to the United States said Canada is only major industrial state without free access to a market of more than 100 million PBEC is a non- governmental organization of influential businessmen from the U.S Australia and New Zealand. The ambassador said more emphasis must be placed on to Canadians the benefit of processing prior to export LISTS CANADA'S AIMS policy is not intended only to secure higher prices for our resources. more relates also to to the need to encourage more Canadian research and to the need to promote development in different regions of and gener- ally to bring to more Canadians more of the benefits of industrialization. will have to find export markets for these manufactured goods of these markets will have to be carved out of the present high level of demand for our resources in the major industrial the European Economic Commu- and the United Cadieux said Canada is seeking the establishment in Canada of resource- processing facilities which cannot compete effectively in world He gave some examples- think it is reasonable to suggest that zinc castings be poured in Canada beside the rather than shipping concentrates and ingots abroad which increases transportation costs and requires that the final product be submitted to an expensive and unnecessary further stage of processing it makes more economic sense to make pulp into newsprint in Canada alongside the pulp mills rather than ship the much heavier pulp which usually contains up to 30 per cent DEFENDS PROPOSAL Such a policy is not restric- he nor meant to limit supplies of resources to trading partners. is intended to change the form in which these resources are exported to a more highly- processed stage. At the end of the we hope to produce the fabricated and manufac- tured goods which can and do evolve from these resource in- The ambassador said that countries with the greatest longterm resource-production potential in many developing countries and that the temptation to unite in producer groups could become overwhelming for some of them On this Cadieux said it would be in the ex- that Canada would want to sell its raw materials at prices cheaper than the world markets will permit. On the other have no interest in acting in such a Negative film should be 'burned' EDMONTON A CTV film titled should be burned or banned because it gives a highly pessimistic view of pollution and man's chances of some panelists agreed at a conference on environmental education Saturday. The film features Dr. Donald University of Toronto zoologist and Paul a noted United States in Doomsday predictions about the outcome of the population explosion and shortages of natural resources Eric Jerrard of Grande public relations director for the Proctor and Gamble Ltd. pulp said the film cheesed me and should be banned from schools. He said it made it look as if industry didn't care about environmental adding that his own firm has greatly reduced pollution and works closely with the Alberta environment department. Fil an Edmonton film maker and said the film should be burned because it is totally negative He said rather than leaving viewers with a sense that all is it should have pointed out some hope is left. Dr. E. E. Alberta deputy environment said environmental problems should be viewed as challenges. He said man always thrives on challenge and will find new energy resources when old ones are depleted. Dr. Drake Hocking of a forester with the federal environment agreed the film was negative but that the question of controlling population growth and consumer demand is real and must be dealt with. Dr. George also of the federal environment said the film should be saved and the panel members should be burned. will all be right all the way to he said. Delegates at the weekend conference agreed there was a need for continuous and much more systematic treatment of the topic in schools. way as to destroy or harm the economies of our customers because we want to increase the level of our increase our own level of we want to preserve the health and stability of the markets into which we hope to sell NEED CAREFUL LOOK Cadieux said resource producers will need more than ever to make careful assessments of the economic benefits they are getting from their resources. will be increasingly hard looks taken toward foreign with new patterns of investment he said. will likely be tightening-up of the conditions applied to the operations the multinational enterprises in the international and perhaps an end to open international markets in the traditional sense where big corporations managed thi production and supply of industrial goods. As governments of both pro- ducer and consumer countries took an increasing interest in raw and particularly non-renewable he Canadfl should fare well Nurses reach agreement REGINA -A contract which saiv registered nurses at more than 70 Saskatchewa-n hospitals stage a 24-hoiJr walkout has reached the stage of tentative agreement. Al Shalansky said today. Mr. business agent for the Saskatchewan Union ot said the union and the Saskatchewan Hospital Association reached agreement but the pact would have to be ratified by the union's 2.000 members. He would release no details ol the contract but said a vote taken during the next lew weeks The nurses have been without a contract since the beginning of the year. The nurses had sought a two-year contract raising the minimum for general duty nurses now at between and an hour to an increasing to an hour in four steps in the first year and then during the second year of the contract to In effect they aim at a 25- per-cent differential in salary between registered nurses and certified nursing Hey How About Our BIRTHDAY KWIK KOLOR COLLEGE MALL Phone 327-4884 Day Service on your Color UM Southern Altaarta'tonly KWIK KOLOR SERVICE now locaud at... Marlam IOA In CoaMato Canvtra ft in Sparwood Co-op Slora In Plnehar CrMk Cardaton Pharmacy In CardMon i ;