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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Trudeau Talks With Australian PM Shortened By STEWART MacLEOD SYDNEY CP Somewhere off the Great Bar rier Prime Minister Trudeau was at sea to his official talks shortened by an Australian Par liamentary but presumably still enjoying the skindiving site of his scheduled workplay Australian Prime Minister John his party shaken by a censuremotion debate cancelled plans to spend two days on the yacht with Tru deau where they were to talk as well as And Army Minister Andrew Gortons as was delayed in getting the Canadian Prime Minister had the company of Gorton and three skindiving a Brisbane physician and his his own executive assistant Gordon and RCMP Inspector John The on a 9foot chartered was care fully planned by Gorton so he and Trudeau could have relaxed discussions at the same giving his host an opportunity to engage in one of his favorite They will still have an opportunity to talk when they meet here and will get together at va rious functions until Wednesday when Trudeau moves on to Kuala to continue his 19day Pacific Press Curious The Australian government had emphasized the working aspect of the an emphasis that raised few arguments on the Canadian Trudeau is known to be anxious to avoid any unnecessary social activities on this since he has confronted a press that is highly curious about his alleged reputation as a try as he the image keeps haunting He was only out of Ottawa one day when a Honolulu girl reporter took some licence with a Tru deau quote to suggest that he asked her for a She had a frontpage frolic with details of her re And when he arrived another girl reporter expressed some editorial disappointment that she didnt receive the same The Wel lington listening to Trudeau over a pub licaddress didnt even come within shouting distance of the prime Then when Trudeau went to a high school rug by game at a Christchurch private the most male of 14 uninvited beauty contestants simply walked into the receiving The startled headmaster tried to steer the prime minister away from the Do you know these asked the prime min Oh was the stiff Ill introduce said Headmaster Balk The headmaster didnt accept the invitation but he was dearly the innocent victim of the cheekkissing which One by one the girls leaned over and kissed while their sponsoring photographer had a field The govenment has broken all traditions to al low this happy confrontation for the playboy prime says the Sydney Daily For an Australian government reception the government has said that all parliamentarians can bring their providing Hiey are over 18 and Members sons more than 18 may attend adds the but few are likely to do Irish Army Legend Casts Long Shadow By JAMES KING LONDON AP The legend of the Irish Republi can Army is again casting a shadow across Irish1 Young more interested in revolution than are putting new life the dormant Irish Some Irishmen doubt whether the old which once fought for a unified and free is really coming alive But there is no doubt that Ireland has a bubbling underground inspired by the The allegation that ranking ministers in Prime Minister Jack Lynchs Dublin government have been plotting gunrunning on their own evoked memories of the ISA and raised fears of impending strife this a 53yearold is as are all Irish Republic to work for unification of Ireland but he favors winning over the six countries of Northern Ireland by negotiation and not The government ministers he named in the gun plot and fired have denied the Lynch said about worth of weapons were involved and the source was not Czecho as some The mystery remains who was paying for The he claimed never got as far as The finger immediately pointed to ilie outlawed IRA but sources in Dublin said the main IRA unit suspected a plot to discredit There is controversy as to just what the IRAis in The underground movement has broken into splinter each claiming to be true to the ideals of tlie and some Irishmen find little semblance between what is called the IRA today and what it was in the turbulent British intelligence was reported to have dis covered several months ago that representatives of Irish extremist organizations were making trips to Britain and Sic European Continent buying arms on the black market believed bound eventually for Northern which is still linked to Court Action Adjourned Labor Strike Dispute No Closer To Settlement DEAD AT 84 Biffie former Broadway and Hollywood star is dead at the age of She had been in ill health in a Los An hospital for Court action by the City of Lethbridge against 11 officials of three unions representing employees was adjourned Friday in Alberta Supreme Court in Calgary until Wednes The city withdrew its objec tion to the legality of the strike notice of Local Canadian Union of Public and recognized that the outside workers will be on strike at 8 The city had maintained that Local was parti Cubans Burn Effigy Of Nixon HAVANA Reuters Hundreds of Cuban demonstra tors burned an effigy of Presi dent Nixon outside the Swiss embassy here Friday and pelted the building with eggs and black The demand ing the release of 11 Cuban fish ermen captured last week by a Miamibased Cuban exile organ screamed assassin at Swiss Ambassador Alfred Fis jeered and booed his staff and threw paint and ink over two of his The Swiss housed fa the building of the former embassy on the Havana sea represents American in terests is Premier Sdel claimed Alpha 66 to exchange the fisher men for eight of the organiza tions guerrillas captured in a landing in Cuba last MIAMI AP Two exile leaders who say they have landed guerrilla fighters in Cuba said Friday night the United States is moving to stop Nazrio secrefcarygen eral of Alpha 66 which claimed it landed a guerrilla force in Cuba last said he was told the full force of law will be applied to block such A government source said the United States stepped in be cause the raids are proving in it v i effective tbe Center fodder Agency was behind the Miami ganda Castro sajd iast based Alpha orgamza which sank too Cuban fish ing boats last week and is hold ing their 11 crew members hos He refused the demands of Three Killed In TwoCar Collision GRANDE PRAIRIE CP Three persons were killed and four others seriously injured in a twocaf headon collision Fri day night about nine miles north of Grande Dead are Hans of his wife and their son The Risas tain Carol and age are in fair condition in hospital and another Jams also of is also in month the force that Alpha 66 later claimed was armed with modern weapons of the Yan kee Im the boss it on strike cipaling in an illegal strike and that the strike notice served on the city Wednesday night was illegal because Local 70 acts for four bargaining of which only the outside workers had taken a supervised strike Inside police and library staff are also represented by Local The c i t y is in conciliation proceedings with the inside workers and is in negotiation with representatives of the bar gaining unit of the 1 i b r a r y workers and the police ma All defendants in the action officials of the A n a 1 g a m a te d Transit Union and Interna tional Brotherhood of Electri cal not to picket indefinitely the three city fireballs and police and will not picket or interfere with the digging of graves or burial of the According to an agreement made with the they will not picket or cause to be picket ed the two sewage treatment the power plant or the water treatment plant until such time as judgment has been rendered on the objection of the city to restrain the The first injunction sought by the city to restrain picketing by tiie electrical workers was dismissed in Alberta Supreme Court in Fort Macleod Monday on the grounds that there was no basis for an injunction be cause no picketing had actual ly taken place at that city has its action for the union officiate asnd officers It is seeking general damages from three officials of Local 254 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical The city is also seeking actual damages of not less that a day from offi cials of Local and the Lethbridge Transit WEEKEND SERVICE City Manager Tom Ferguson said this morning regular Sun day and holiday bus service will be in effect Ms it is not possible at this time to know if buses will be running he Because of the uncertainty of the strike situation in the city he urged Lethbridge residents to listen to the radio Tuesday morning for information re garding bus Parents of school children who we bused to school have been warned that they should be prepared for no bus runs with the exception of those routes normally using Northern Bus Lines Since She citys electrical workers went on sfrike Monday and established picket lines at the city admin istrative personnel have been driving buses across the picket fines to deliver and receive them from the bus The same nonunion staff has also been gassing and cleaning the insides of the ITS LEGAL Lelhbridge residents wanting to take garbage to the citys sanitary land fill may do so A statement issued Friday by Police Chief James Carpen ter states that it is s violation of the law to step anyone us ing the Queens The statement adds that although the land fill is it is still open for public In another chairman of Local outlines the unions position To clarify our the roads to the city dumps are public it would be a violation of law for us to obstruct All we ask is public coop eration not to cross Union mearjbers who wish to may apply for an em ergency permit from our Union to do ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME Jean Orqpeau group of flag placard waving youngsters hisarrival back in Montreal Friday after win ning the 1967 Summer Olympics Tuesday in Benson Blasts Conservatives Unconcern About Inflation Vietnamese C ounterAttack In Cambodia Under Way From APReuters SAIGON CP North Viet namese and Viet Cong forces launched counteroffensives in side Cambodia thrusting into Kampong the coun trys third largest In the command announced that thousands more American troops had been pulled back from northeastern from of a dozen fronts that had been the least productive in smashing North Vietnamese and Viet Cong base The command would not dis close how many American troops had been pulled back from Cambodia in three an nounced withdrawals this But informed sources said the No Herald On Monday May being a statutoryholiday observing Victoria The Herald will not Full cover age of the holiday weekend news scene will be carried in Tuesday totsl numbered to They said to Ameri cans remained beyond the fron tier in the drive launched May The closeout of the American operation in the Communist commands Se Ban base area of 50 miles west of Soviet Officials Told To Leave KINSHASA Reuters Four members of the Russian em b a s s one with diplomatic have been given 48 hours to leave the Congo the daily newspaper Le Progres re ported Quoting informed the paper said the decision was passed to Russian Ambassador Igor Usacnev by the Congolese foreign viceminister in charge of Evarisle Le Progres said the four Rus who must leave the coun try by engaged in sub versive activities and had con tacts with people in the infor mation foreign minis the arrcy and security serv u well nitli Pleiku City in the central high marked the first termina tion of a major drive across the Associated Press correspond ent John Wheeler reported from just outside Kampong 74 miles by road and 50 by air northeast of file capital of Phnom that Commun ist troops had smashed into the He said other North Viet namese and Viet Cong forces encircled three Cambodian bat talions defending the HIT BY BOMBERS Up a regiment of North Vi etnamese and Viet Cong troops surrounding the city were hit by repeated air strikes by Ameri canmade T28 flown by Cambodian and by South Vietnamese Huge columns of smoke rose above the The situation is extremely said a highranking Soulh Vietnamese The Cambodians may not be able to hold out much Hundreds of civilians streamed out of the The South Vietnamese mili tary command was reported considering an infantry assault to help lift the OTTAWA CP Finance Minister Edgar again accused the Conservatives Fri of being unconcerned about He said in the Commons lie Conservative stand on inflation today is in sharp contrast to their position of only a few months Opposition parties had lost sight of the fact the Ca nadians were concerned rising Benson was speaking dur ing debate on a Conservative motion calling on the govern ment to poli cies saidto be Ifading to grow ing Under House rules the motion did not come to a Parliament does not resume until Tuesday Monday is a holi Georges Valade who moved the said the government is criniinally responsible for the social problems created by Government Pincher Woman Killed A Pincher Creek Lydia was kill ed Friday night in a twocar head on collision about six miles west of Fort Macleod on 3 Her husband and driver of the William is in serious condition in Michaels General Hospital hi Another Chariot Tomlmson of is in satisfactory condition in Fort Macieocl Municipal Hos Two Lethbridge Allan driver of the other vehicle and Robert a were not It is not known whether there will in iajuest policies throwing Canadians out of work had to Doug Rowland N D P e I an April 13 byelection vic tor making maiden Mail Backup Mounts By THE CANADIAN PRESS Huge backups of mail accu mulate in Toronto and Mon treal Friday during a workto nde campaign by Toronto letter carriers and a 24hour walkout by inside workers in Montreal to back wage Disruption of mail services also occurred in Wind sor and Sarnia in Ontario but employees other cities ap peared ready to wait for a for mal strike vote to be taken Tuesday and Wednesday by the countrys postal Rallies of postmen repre sented by file Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Letter Carriers Union of Canada are scheduled for today or in Kirkland Calgary and The letter carriers are not scheduled to return to work until having both the weekend and the Victoria Day holiday Monday The Toronto slowdown left a backlog of 30 boxcars of bulk newspapes and m a g a i n e s post office spokesman In the pile included about letters and thirdclass 150 bags of airmail and about other bags waiting to be unloaded from 38 Letter carriers now earn to an hour and mail dis patchers to said the government is stupid to apply the same policies in all provinces and in all sectors of the Benson said the most In temperate criticism of the gov ernments policies came from the Conservatives who were ia during the worst postwar period of The government con cerned about unemployment and the highest level ft employment possible under con ditions of price But the economy would go into a tail spin if the government did not check In the end the nation would be confronted by the spectre of severe and prolonged unemploy Inflation is a worldwide prob lem and most industrialized na tions are using the same weap ons as the Canadian govern Benson There were encouraging signs the gov ernments efforts were helping to slow down the rate of price He slapped labor on the wrist for declining to cooperate with the prices and incomes commission in the fight against Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN CENTRAL Scliooi care taker John E a s t o taking down the Canadian Leaf saying I guess Ihe only patriotic one around here I put it up in the mcvning snd take it down at a lady ill a yellow auto slowing to allow a pregnant robin time to fly out of the way Rick Anderson com plaining about The Hostage going to Winnipeg because it will mean missing his drum lesson with music director Willie Mathli ;