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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wodnesdoy, Moy 16, 1973 News in brief Space program criticized have been put to better VANCOUVER (CP) The United States Skylab soace pro- the scientist, George B. Kistia- jrram is a waste of money and: kowsky, said in an interview, peoples' resources, a Harvard "Here we're going to have University scientist who -was once a U.S. presidential advi- ser said Tuesday. "The billion the Skylab is costing the United States could three characters take bicycle exercises or whatever. Some information will be gained but probably the answer to it will be 'so what'." Six-year term suggested WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon told congressional leaders Tuesday he thinks a proposed commission on elec- tion reform should study a single six-year term for presi- dents and four-year terms for House of Representatives mem- bers. president, and Republican Leader Hugh Scott, after a White House briefing. Mansfield said Nixon raised the single six-year-term point as a subject for consideration by the 17-member bipartisan commission he is proposing to study election reform proposals Nixon's suggestion was re-' in the wake of the Watergate ported to reporters by Senate "Democratic Leader Mike Mans- field, a longtime supporter of a and related scandals. However, he said the proposal won't be one of the specific reeommen- single six-year term for the' dations by the president. Murder suspect tries suicide PARIS (Reuter) French told police in hospital: ''I want police said today a young to die. I killed Elizabeth and 1 Frenchman suspected of having must join her in heaven." j Police found the body of Mrs. j Kalman in the bathroom of her apartment late Tuesday after- coon. Her decapitated head was resting on a vase in the hall, surrounded bv flowers and can- murdered a wealthy American artist here tried to com- mit suicide after decapitating and disembowelling her in her apartment. The 22-year-old man, de- Drug find Pushed through committee Bargaining made in housing bill Corp. Fred Dickinson examines a suitcase in which police found a plastic bag containing about two pounds of a substance believed to be heroin. Two suitcases were seized Monday night in the raid of an Edmonton hotel. scribed as" a boy-friend of the dies, in the manner of a crude ictim, Elizabeth Kalman, altar. impeachment premature MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) nesota told nn audience at Mont- Talk about impeachment of clair State College here Mon-; President Richard Nixon is "ir- j day night, responsible and premature at "There is no evidence at all sajs former vice-presi-1 that President Nixon was! dent Hubert Humphrey. directly involved in Watergate, j "Impeachment is not to be t and he must be given the same talked about the j rights as any man to be in- Democrat senator from Min- i nocent until proven guilty." Airliner bomb threat false Delay suggested in gotft death penalty decision OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment housing bill was pushed through the Commons welfare committee Tuesday amid vigorous bargaining be- tween government and opposi- tion members. The bill, stripped in some areas and bolstered in others, returns to the Commons for third and final reading. Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford said he expects it will reappear for debate soon. The legislation would set up some new housing programs- residential and neighborhood improvement, for provide additional assistance to low-income earners wanting to buy their own homes. Exasperated by the bargain- ing atmosphere in the com- mittee, Charles Caccia ronto Davenport) said at one point: "Perhaps you can do this at a cattle market but not when in- telligently we have to make a decision "as to what will go into the bill." But the committee pressed on with consideration of a bill Mr. Basford says has high priority on the government legislative timetable. AGAINST DEADLINE? It is understood the govern- ment would like to call a sum- mer recess of Parliament by the end of June, adding urgency to consideration of the housing legislation. Mr. Basford accepted a num- ber of Conservative and New Democratic amendments in- cluding a proposal by Eldon jWooliams North) I to set a limit on Interest rates charged on certain loans made by the Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. But, he strongly objected to an amendment by Ron Atkey Paul's) which would broaden provisions for loans to rental landlords for residential rehabilitation. But, the proposal was ap- proved by the committee with New Democrats joining Con- servatives against Liberals. The Atkey proposal would re- move provisions limiting these loans to rental landlords in areas designated for neighbor- hood improvement. It would also require the landlords to put as much money as they ob- tained through loans from CMHC. ,NDP sources said later the party may reconsider its stand on the Atkey amendment when the bill comes up for Commons debate. They said there is con- cern that if landlords have to pay as much as they obtain in loans, they might be dis- couraged from improving ings in poorer areas. Turner watching jobless pattern of young Canadians OTTAWA (CP) Finance i group accounted for more than Minister John Turner said Tuesday he is watching "with great care" the unemployment pattern of young Canadians. He told the Commons that while there has been a sharp im- provement in unemployment generally, he is not satisfied with the situation in most areas of Canada. New Democratic Lea der David Lewis asked Mr. Turner about new programs that might be implemented to help young, unemployed Canadians. He not- ed that those in the 14 24 age DENVER Cob -.man unit searched the Boeing OTTAWA (CP1 The mor- bers who said they would vote Sleepv-eved and disheveEed. 101 j 747 and "we found nothing." ally-loaded question of whether against the bill that won d re- oassengers and 22 crew mem-! Northwest Orient officials re-, to abolish capital punishment tain the death penalty only for bers spent today in Denver in- j ceived a phone call Tuesday ol in Tokyo after their Orient Airlines jumbo jet was diverted here be- cause of a false bomb threat. Capt. Robert Shauglinessy, commander of the Denver po- lice bomb squad, said his three- night from Portland. Ore., say- should not be decided until the j killers of policemen or prison government improves its judi-1 guards. an explosive device set to' cial and correctional system, off below 7.000 feet was Conservative Elmer MacKay go aboard the jetliner, said Bob Olds, spokesman for the Fed- eral Aviation Administration Raft race big event ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) to monsters with bathrooms ind said Tuesday. "I feel strongly that if the various factors that make up the successful administration of justice in Canada were put in order the social climate would be he told the Commons during the seventh day of debate on a bill to ex- river race between Georgia j carpets said recent j ientj a partjai moratorium on A fhe-year partial morator- ium ended Dec. 29. If the five- year extension is approved the death penalty will be gone from Canada, to all intents and pur- poses. TRUDEAU TO SPEAK Ex-postman guilty of mail theft VICTORIA (CP) David Russsll Swanbeck, 42, a former Victoria postman, was found guilty in county court Tuesday The last persons hanged were j 0{ stealing mail and 11 mail Tech fraternity men and local Tech graduate Larry Patrick. The include 20-foot disc jockeys five years ago has floating bars, pontoon floaters, turned into a event ex-1 inflatable canoes and plain old the death penalty. two men in 1962, one of whom shot a policeman. Since then, 55 death sentences have been com- muted to life imprisonment. I Prime Minister Trudeau. who is bags, all of which he stashed hi a basement for three years. He was remanded to May 29 for sentencing. In his summation c r o Gold prices drop LONDON (AP) The steam went out of the gold-buying rush in Europe today, at least tem- porarily. The United States dol- lar began to recover. In London and Zurich, the two major gold markets, the metal was down between and an ounce in afternoon trading. Gold also dropped in Paris and j Milan. i The metal closed at 5110.30 an i ounce in bcth London and Zur-1 ich Tuesday. It was selling at Lctlibritlgp of the unemployed. Statistics Canada reported Tuesday a March to April drop in unemployment. The minister said a good many programs already are geared to young people and he is watching the figures with great care. Elmer Mackay (PC Cen- tral Nova) said the unemploy- ment rate in the Atlantic prov- inces is at 11.1 per cent, high- er that it was three years ago. He asked if a new, co-ordinated approach is being prepared, in- volving capital, man power, transportation and taxes. Mr. Turner said that despite tha 11'. 1 per csmt figure, the employment picture in the re- gion improved by 20 per cent in the one month period. Mr. Turner assured the House the government's mone- tary policy continues to be ex- pa izg'onary. Loans by charter- ed banks in the first four months of the year were 30-per- cent higher than last year. James A. McGrath (PC-St. John's East) asked if the fi- nance minister had been teM by the Bank of Canada tflat it will not increase the bank rate again while the government is attempting to expand the econ- omy. The rate was increased twice in the last month. Mr. Turner said monetary policy will continue "to reflect expansion in the economy." He could not promise that the bank rate will remain the same be- cause that was the Bank of Canada's responsibility. Crop seeding behind schedule CALGARY (CP) Seeding progress in Alberta, still run- ning behind last year, was de- layed last week by cool weath- er, the Alberta Wheat Pool said today in its regular weekly re- port. Soil moisture in southern Al- berta has been depleted fay strong winds, said the report, but most central and northern areas of the province received up to one inch of rain. Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET would be a far more; scheduled to speak today, has Ipjosecutor Brian Smith said appropriate time to consider the very important philosophical pected to attract rafts to I inner tubes. The first division question of whether we should River this winner last a 57- i once-and-lor-all minute dash down the 9.2-mile depth penalty ....I. .1 j. _ member the Chattahoochee Saturday. "We're going to have more j stretch of river just north of the abolish the elaborate rafts than ever this a bike-powered from coffins paddle boat. Rogers to discuss issues LIMA. Peru (AP) U.S. State Secretary William Rogers confers -with Peru's leftist mili- tary leaders today about some of the toughest problems facing the United States in Latin America. The issues include nation- alization of American business interests and restrictions on U.S. tuna fishermen. Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. FrencD, Officer Commanding N.TT.M. Police 1874. said he will never sign the pa- pers authorizing a hanging. this bill does is perpetu- ate the status quo or status non i quo." Mr. MseKay said, for Central i Tuesday was the second con- Nova, a lawyer from Lome, secutive day of debate on the N.S., was one of several mem- amendment to the Criminal Code. The House aired its con- sciences over five days last winter without making much headway on the bill. w TIITT Bj THE CANADIAN PRLSS this Today may be the last chance Holland Patent, N.Y. Maj- Gen. James L. Price, 51, com- manding officer of the 21st Re- chance to pass the bill to the Commons justice committee un- the House schedule for gion of the North American De- Thursday and Friday is revised. V _____11. _ fence Command when his F-1C6 jet was struck Don Blenkarn, another lawyer and Conservative MP for Peel here. B. Burnham, 61, curator of the textiles de- partment at the Royal Ontario Museum. Snov- by lightning and crashed near, South> echoed Mr. MacKay's claim that tha bill unsatis- factory in its present form. "My daughter will not be pro- he said, calling the bill discriminatory. "A member of the House of Commons will not be protected. You can kill the prime minister but, under Ibis bill h's killer Mr. Blenkarn said it ?as im- pprative the government re- vamp the bill. "It must analyse the crime of taking a person's life and set WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER Stir Left a little after daylight, went don, 72, prominent jazz musi dan who climbed to fame in the "-gs ImovTi 35 one of the greatest banjo players cf the jarr school." OVTCSFO. Mich .T. Evans Campbell, 77, editor and pub- ot thj Owosso Ajgus I Press for SO that among the 40 pounds of second and third class mail were several private letters. He reviewed testimony which showed that two envelopes had been opened and were found empty. "Those empty enve- lopes may have had some items in them." he said. Detective Douglas Sleivert told the court that Swanbeck told police he'd put the mail in his basement in November or December of 1989. He told them he had personal prob- lems at the time, Det. Sleivert said. in London and in Zurich in afternoon trading to- day. The U.S. dollar improved on foreign exchange markets in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Mi- lan, Zurich and elsewhere. The dollar had apparently be- come such an irresistible bar- gain that those Who bought gold in the last few the prices soaring and weaken- ing the today to chase proiits by buying the cheap dollars. The metal reached an ounce for the first time Monday and kept climbing to records in the next two sessions, helping to weaken the U.S. dollar on money markets. By late Tues- day, however, dealers were openly saying the market over- reacted and a turnaround was generally expected. In Frankfurt, the dollar opened stronger on the foreign exchange market, at 2.7040 West German marks. More human bones found in search EDMONTON (CF) RCMP an effort to determine how sir! TucKlny thev dis- it had besn in the pasture, said H 85 32 82 71 80 30 70 80 69 82 BO 88 72 64 Regina...... 65 Wiuiipeg.........67 Toronto....... 53 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Coronation Calgary....... Victoria PenticLon Prirce George Kamloaps Vancouver Saskatoon...... L Prc. 44 49 43 49 5G 40 38 47 43 3S 52 6J 49 33 25 27 Moscow.........64 Stockholm ......59 Mexico City ......77 Tokyo......... 75 48 41 54 59 Ottawa 54 Mcstrccl........GO St. John's........ CO Halifax.........59 Charbltetown.....C2 Frcdencton .......67 Chics go 63 New York ......58 Miami Lcs Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Kcme Washington Eugsnc Rabi fications. new standards and quali- covered bi's. of clothing, hair, borrjs ancj part of a shoe about a quarter mile from where a human skull was found Monday night in the Sou'Ji Cooking Lake area, about 18 miks :bcut 8 miles to water nowich. 71 senir.r cbem'st on "The very length of this de- s cm, 1: east cf here. he could not disclose bis find- ings. Provincial coroner Dr. M. M. Cantor said it lias not been de- cided whether an inquest will slal11 was fouilcl h.eld. Police said it was possible and had made about 10 nules and had dinrer, then j the Manhattan Project that led [bate clearly indicates that farmer's son in a cattle pas-1 fall after the leaves fell, since founc( on top of the leaves. I. 1 this bill." B.C. Indians, overnment I.UK UUL. U4t.ll j Hit IVI Ul 1J Cl L L.O11 A 1VJJCLL I I L UdLC llIUJCdLCS I I I tl L a spell of about 22 miles and made Cripple Camp, striking our j to the development of the tost this House'is not satisfied with road at the crossing of the Old Wives Creek where we had i atomic bomb, camped on the llth of August. The horses and cattle at Crip- ple Camp looking well and tlie sick men left behind looking quite strong. A half-breed who saw us by chance proved to be the bearer of a large package cf letters for me, being special- Jy sent from Qu'Appelle therewith, years later A souvenir newspaper published by students of Trek '73 is now available. This 12 page publica- tion contains information on events connected with the original march, while a detailed map shows the route west as well as points cf interest we plan to film along our journey Sand i5c to N.W.M.P. Project, Hamilton Junior High School. Leth- bndge. Alberta. Buffalo Chip Buttons also available for 25c each. ture. land claims settlement near VANCOUVER (CP) Chief i union delegation made it clear Paul of the tne Ottawa meeting that Philip Band on Vancouver Island 1ua'lt a, I the land claims. He added, ?aid Tuesday if informal pre- j however> j.llat they We offer our CONGRATULATIONS to the students of Hamilton Junior High on the retracing of this trek of the N.W.M.P. SOUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. 316-7th Street South Phone 328-2301 hminary talks with Indian Af- 1 to enter into detailed discus- fairs Minister Jean Chretien are any indication, British Columbia's Indians may ha closer to reaching a land claims settlement with the fed- eral government. Chief Paul, a member of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs' executive committee aind re- cently appointed co-ordinator of land claims research for the union, was in Vancouver after a visit with federal officials in Ottawa He said members o{ the sions and negotiations on the claims. Staff-Sgt. Ron Roth said it likely the body had been torn apart by wolves, coyotes. or dogs, which would account for the scattering of the bones aiscl clothes over the area. Many of the bones were only chawed segments. As the search through the bush progressed during the afternoon, palice picked up more and more bones and pieces of clothing. An attempt will be made to pul them together to identify pea-son. Sgt. Roth sud it might take ssveral clays to complete the Chief Paul explained that the search, although it was possi- Indians don't want title to the entire province returned to them. He said they want some adjustment of current reserve boundaries and fores hore rights and "comp ens ation Where rights can't be re- stored." "It is not a claim for present title to B.C., and it is not a claim that the white man has not rights he said. same of the bones might never ba found. Some may have been dragged miles away by hungry animals. Police refused to specu- late on the identity of the per- son, but indicated it was possi- bly a male because of the mnn's shoe. Dr. U. J. Suallow, a pathol- pisl with the provincial labora- tory who examined the skull m London Berlin 33 74 8G 94 72 64 61 59 Amsterdam .......50 39 37 40 42 44 47 46 50 47 72 58 64 70 41 47 45 34 46 .01 .29 .02 FORECAST: Lctlibridgc-Medicsne Hal Mostly sunny. Higlis near So. Lous near 50. Thurs- day: Mostly sunny with gusty west -winds. IHghs 75-80. Columbia Kootenay Today and Sunny and v.arni Highs today and Thurs- 80 to K5. Lows tonight 40 to 45. Calgary Today: Mainly i sunny wi'.h a chance of a show- er late this afternoon or even- ng. Winds Sl'5-20 becoming west occasionally gusting late in the afternoon. Highs near 80. Lows 40-45. Thursday: Sunny with gusty west winds. Highs 70-75. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Frir through Thursday with oc- afternoon cloudiness. A .27 little cooler east today. Highs .15 both clays 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. West of Continental Divide Fair through Thursday with iso- lated afternoon thundershowers sou'.h. A little cooler Thursday. Highs today to 90. Lows to- night 40s. Highs Thursday 75 to 85. Help rid your cattle of lice, flies, and other annoying Insects. Use The Original Farm program on way ou't OTTAWA (CP) again, the federal government is qui- etly ending a farm program be- fore introducing legislation le- gally necessary to bring it to a close. The Prairie Farm Assistance Administration set up' under an act of Parliament in A11 highways in the Lethbridge district are bare and in good driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and in good driv- ing condition. A 75 per cent loading re- CATTLE SCRATCHER GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Ph. r-3-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA gradually being phased out as crop Insurance programs are improved and extended to all areas across the the agriculture department said Tuesday. In a statement quoting Agri- culture Minister Eugene Whe- lan, the department says lation will lie introduced this year to end the program in 1974. striction has been placed on the following highways: Highway 62 from Magrath to south of the U.S. border. Highway 2, Cardston to the U.S. border. Highway 5, from Magrath to Cardston. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain Closed; Coutls 24 hours: Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill RykerU 8 a.m. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;