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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ________________________, Thunday, Mny 19'5 THE IETHBRIDOE HERAfD 19 Dean Husk, United Slates secretary of .stale in Hie Ken- nedy and Johnson administra- tions, said in Toronto thai when he was in office Hie mining of North Vietnamese ports was repeatedly rejected. Interviewed on a CRC-TV pro- gram about the Vietnam war, Mr. Husk v.-as asked what now makes the mining more ac- ceptable, a policy now adopted by President Nixon. One very important differ- ence, lie said "is the fact wi are getting out of Southeast DEAN RUSK nol impressed Asia and it may he that some others in the West felt that this kind ot step I-.? less pro- vocative than Jt might have been if we had troops in Southeast Asia "1 can only speak for myself on this but I was not particu- larly impressed with the techni- cal feasibility of mining that entire coastline, because of the opportunity to put supplies ashore over the beach, or by using the ports of southern China, moving them in by road and rail out of Cliina, tilings of that soil. "The military effect of the mining would be relatively minor compared to the major provocalion that could well bo involved. Montreal Mayor Jean Drap- cau said in Vancouver that Quebec separatist leader Rene Ixwsquc was Ihe only politici- an to grasp the true feelings of Quebecers in the province's current labor strife. He told a press conference that the statements by Mr. Levesque, leader of the Parti Quebecois, during the labor crisis were largely responsible for tiie re- volt by the rank and filed union members against the militanl actions of their leaders. Lord Te.rencp. O'Neill, former KliN KIERNAN Minister won't seek nomination VICTOR IA (CD Ken Kicr- nan, British Columbia's minis- ter of recreation and conserva- tion, announced here he will nol peek ro nominal ion as a So rial Credit canriiilalc in Ihe next provincial election. The 55-year-old minister, one of the building-blocks o[ the So- cial Credit government when it came lo power in 1052, said a nominating convention has been set for May 2G in his Chilliwack riding and that "il is only fair" to announce now that he will nol run again. Mr. KitTiinn told a news con- ference lh.il nfler 20 years in office "now is Ihe time "for a chance of pare" and the way lo it is "by nol slanding for uomi- nalion." Mr. Kiernan is Ihe second cabinet minister lo announce be will nol run in Ihe nexl election, pxperloil lain- Iliis year. Public ivnrls Minister William Chant. said lasl nionlh he will nol be a candidale for nominalion In the Victoria riding. prime minister of Northern Ire- land, says he can see no solu- tion to the problems there. Lord O'Neill, prime minister from J9C3 to 1969, told a news conference in Guelph, Ont. he docs not know if the violence in Ulster will lead lo civil war. However, he said he is con- vinced there would have been civil war sometime during tlio last three years if British Army troops had not been there. David Vivian Currie, V.C.. formerly of Moose Jaw, lias been appointed honorary colonel of the Saskatchewan Dragoons. The appointment was an- nounced by Major K. G. Pen- ry, commanding officer of the Moose Jaw unit. Col. Currie at present is the scrgeat-at-arms in the House of Commons. 6 The Liberal member of Par- liament for Don Valley riding, who spent more than any other person to get elected in the 19GB election, says he welcomes proposed new restrictions on campaign spending even though they would cut his by half. Robert Kaplan, who spent to win the riding in the 1968 federal election, said in a Toronto interview that he was a "complete amateur" in that election and spent mora than necessary. Mr. Kaplan defeated Conserv- ative Dalton Camp, who spent an estimated and New, Democrat Margaret Murray. Disaster area bid rejected BOISE, Idaho (AP) The U.S. office of emergency pre- paredness in Washington today turned down Idaho Gov. Cecil D. Coeur D'Alenne mining district area designation for IJie Coeur Coeur D'ZAlene mining district, where 91 miners were killed in a fire May 2 at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg. The designation was sought to make unemployment Insur- ance benefits available to wid- ows and orphans of the miners. "If you feel I'm disappointed, you're the governor said. He said the telegram from 0. A. Lincoln, director of the offlco of emergency preparedness in Seattle, said President Nixon "has asked me to convey his sympathy and concern to the individuals and communities affected." "Sympathy and concern are fine but they don't buy grocer- Andrus told a news con- ference. "The amount ot money In- volved is less than what it would take Tor one bomb. "Apparently this nation can loan million to Lockheed, but won't recognize the plight of 91 families Centennial statement on May 23 Dy VICTOR 1MACKIE OTTAWA The Canadian government's plans for marking the centennial of the Royal Ca- nadian Mounted Police will be announced May 23, Solicitor General Jean-Pierre Goyer told the Commons Tuesday. He said May 23 marked the 99th anniversary of the founding of tlie world famous police force. The question was raised by Allen B. Sulatychy I The Liberal member pointed out that the time was getting short before the arrival of the anniversary dale. He said many communities arc planning to hold celebrations in conjunction with the centennial and en- quired with the government would ajiijoijiice JLs plans. Magrath man interim chairman OTTAWA (CP) A Canada Sheep Marketing Council was formed here Monday at t h meeting of Canadian lamb, wool and sheep associations. An announcement Wednesday said tho council to provide In- dustry co-ordinalion of market- ing efforts and recommend changes lo improve returns lo sheep producers will receive Moral grants up to in ils first year of operation. L. R. Jensen of Magrath, Alia., the council's interim chairman, said Ihe council is not n board, "bill il will give us the opportunity to iclp ourselves through positive nnd co-ordinated ncllon." Hanoi turns thumbs down on ceasefire plan TOKYO (AP) North Viet- nam officially rejected United States President Nison's pro- posal for an internationally su- pervised ceasefire in Indochina and said that the Vietnam ques- tion must be solved by Ihe U.S. ami Vietnam al the Paris peace conference. A foreign ministry statement Wednesday said Nixon's pro- posal May 8 "ifi, In essence, only aimed at forcing Ihe Viet- namese people to lay down their arms, abandon their just fight and accept the puppet (.Saigon) administration, stooge of the United Slates, and the U.S. neo- colonialist adminislralion i n Soulh Vietnam." The statement, broadcast by Hanoi's official Vietnam news agency, monitored in Tokyo, said: "The Vietnam question must be settled by Vietnam and the United States at the Pans con- ference on the basis of the respect the independence, sovereignty, unity and terri- torial integrity of Vietnam and .respect for the right lo Eelf-de- termination of the Soulh Viet- namese people." Referring lo reported I'.R, and British moves to organize a United Nations-sponsored Asian peace conference and a new Ge- neva conference to bring aboul a ceasefire in Indochina, Ihe statement said these are ''wicked manoeuvres which are part of the U.S. scheme lo con- tinue sabotaging" the peace talks. Paris PARIS (AP) The United Stales and South Vivlnum told I li e Communislls Wednesday their actions on Iho Fwlllefickl and Iheir words in Paris give no inn they are seriously interested in peace negotiations. The statement was made In rejecting Ihe Viet Cong and .Vorlh Vietnamese demand Tuesday fnr a session of tho peace lallis on Thursday. FOOD FOR BIHDS Til? while fruit of tbo poison ivy plan! provides food lor more than M species of birds. GET READY FOR THE LONG WEEKEND WOOD FENCES A Fence That Looks Good From Both Sides Easy To Erect An Ideal Neighbourhood Fence Available in 4', 5', 6' Heights 4' High 1; Bright and strong 4 01. 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