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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta EVIPWCR. FORECAST HIGH THURSDAY NEAR 60. The Letlibridge Herald KIDCK. Al.LSKKTA, WKUNICSnAY, MAY 24, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TIIRKK SECTIONS J'AGhlS Arms limitation accord in I nun MOSCOW (AI'i President Nixon, near final agreement wilh Sovii'l leaders on a pad. to limit strategic joined Pre- mier Alexi'i N. KosyKin today in .signing an jiRret'im-nl. aimed a[ pulling U.S. and Soviet space explorers inlo orbit logclher by 1075. At Uie same ceremony, State Secretary William P. Rogers o[ the U.S. and Vladimir Kirillin, chairman of the Soviet ccTnmil- tce lor science and technology, initialled slill another accord calling for U.S.-Soviet co-opera- tion hi scientific and (ethnolog- ical fields. These were Ihc third and foiulh agreements signed since Nixon and Soviet leaders Hie summit laDt Mon- day night. The one on stralegic arms limitation promises to be the most important, however. Under its terms, it was learned, the two countries will join ill a Ireaty limiting deploy- ment of defcn.Mvc anil-ballistic missiles and will sijjn an esccu- (ne agreement freezing the cnr- reni number of land-based mis- platforms while allowing Hie Soviets to catch up svith an American lead in mis- sile launchers at sea. 1'ncler Ihe SALT pad, it was understood, each country could go ahead with replacement of present generatioi offensive missiles as technology permits, hut would not be allowed to in- crease their number. Nixon and Iconic! Brezhnev, general secretary of the Soviet Communist party, were holding two private meetings during the day prior to thi> early evening INSPECTION FOR AND AFT Red Army Major checks the belr, left, of a member of the Honor Guard shortly before President Nixon laid a wreath at Moscow's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier loday. Al right, the major nsatens the same Irooper's uniform. (AP Wirephoto) Over-delivery of raneseed OTTAWA id'i Agriculture .Minister M. A. Olson I old Ihc Commons in cffccl Tuesday IhaL Western farm- ers v.-lm ship more lhan their assigned pool quotas of grain lo terminals must expect to faue the conse- quences in court. lie was by three olher Trairio Mr. Olson represents Medicine Hal, cur- rent proseculion of farmers whose deliveries were al- leged to have exceeded quotas. An unnamed rapesced- prowssiiig company also was said to have been charged. Mud! of I ho questioning hy Conservatives Robert Tlipmp-on i tied iJrcrl and John Diefonbaker (Prince Allicrl) and Nnw (.K-niocral Alf (Sa.'ikaloon- niccari ronlrcd on Mr. Thompson's contention that Ihc rharccs were made under criminal law, ralhcr than Ihc Wheat Hoard Acl. Ilouevcr, Mr. Thompson said outside IJie House later lie had learned lhat be had been mistaken. The cha-pe he know about was under Ibe Wheat Board Act. Mr. Thompson referred oulside Ihc House to a letter n( protest from tanner W. Reid Thompson of Olds, the MP described as very prominent, but no be has been charged with over- delivery oi rapi-sccd lo Canadian Seed Pro- cessors Ltd. ot Lclhbridye. Cites 104 bushels The charge says he delivered bushels more lhan his assigned quota of 1.200 bushels. Robert Tiiompson. who plans to raise Ihe issue In R grievance debate Thursday, said outside Ibe House thai up lo 1.400 western rapeseed growers '-arc being .judged guilty" at Ihe initiative of the Canadian wheat board of breaking the law. He said prosecution is "a ridiculous, intolerable and illogical situation" because the farmers facing prosecu- lion were under contract vilh the Letbbriclge company snd bad nnl brcn rnnsullod about including Ihc. oil- fccd under board jurisdiction. ?ilr. dl'nn disnnvpcd in the Wousn that yirnsocu- lion for alleged violation ot quotas was jllogical. To a quc.slion from Mr. Cleave, about whether farmers would be permitted lo fulfill delivery con- tracts with rupesecd processors apparently regard- less of Olson replied: "11 is a fundamental principle of the whole quota sjslcin lo ni.ikc sure thai Uie large or small it may shared equitably among all producers in ;m area.1' a covernmenl campaign encour- farmer.; In nmdnre hiplicr-qunlily Sir. mill gnvernmcnt has never lakcn the po> Mlion thai .-.nj kind of an or oilier- shall lake precedence, at least (o the point o[ all other producers who should have some access lo the markc.L under the quota system as well." l.asl week in Dr. Hugh Homer, Alberta of agriculture, said in the legislature the gov- ernment planned lo study Ihe charges, since the larm- ers were not rapeseed between provinces, bill, scllinc, il tor processing in Lbe province. lie also 1'ild Ihe legislature- thai lie would invesli- galn lln: piissibilily of iTlurniiiK Ibeir books, seized from Ibe farmers at. the. lime of the charges. I'liAM'ISCO (API A Uriizilinn surRcnn i.i foi' sicl; licai'Ls out. (if liuilKin -MK dliliiiiicd in miliiiisir.v Id-Mill.', in alHiul Til pjilii'nl.-, H'0- "cw Milvcs ring tin- liiM >i-nr appear Milisfaclory. Dr. K. .1. 'liiiii nf llic I'nivi-rsily (if San I'ailki Mi'dical School lil Ihc Inlcr American of Cardiology at i.c'v ion here. Xi-rhini fashions lu-arl, valves frnin the, dura innl.- loni.'h. fihrons oulor lininc of Hie broin. Ho Ihe dura lo rover inelallic valves already shaped rrpbri! v.'ili'i'.s hriwron chnmlicrs nf Iho licarl. 'IVoulilesonu- or fatal liloodelots are likely lo nn nu'i' (ic N.'ihtcaJ said Xei'liial. e .-.anl Ihc new lirliniijiiu i.s .-.hll experimental. c leaders freed QUEBEC (CP) The prov- ince's three (op labor leaders were released Tuesday nighl on bonrl pending appeal hearings, paling Ihe way for resumption ot contract talks between I ho Quebec government, and public service unions. Marcel Pepin, president of the Confederation of National Trade Unions and one of Ihe three leaders released, said negotia- tions will resume Thursday. Mr. Justice Claude Gagon of Ihe Court ot Appeal released Mr. Pepin. Louis Labergc. pres- ident of Hie Quebec Federation of Labor and Yvon Charbon- neau. president of Ihe Quebec Teachers Coip.. after they signed bonds promising lo ap- pear at their appeal hearing. Mr Pepin said the hearing vill be held ,lune j. The Ilirce men were serving one-year contempt of court sen- tences arising out of a slrilte by 200.000 public service workers last HRIBCTS PAROLE They decided lo appeal the sentences alter Justice Minister .Icrome ChoqueUe earlier Tues- day turned down their request for day parole intended to gain Ihem daily release from jail to take part "in negotiations. Mr. Choquette told the Quebec national assembly he could not iind terms of Ihe Probation Act would permit them to leave jail. They were sentenced for ad- vising union members (o defy injunctions ordering m a i n t e- nance of essential services dur- ing Ibe 11-day public service .slrilie. Another "1 union officials serving sentences up to six months (or contempt ot court were also released. Sellouf concert NASHVILLE. Tcnn. (API All 9.GOO tickets for a June 20 concert by the rock group Roll- ing Stones were sold out Tues- day seven hours after I hey went on side. TL is helieved In ho the fnslest concert e-elleul. in Ihe hislory nf fnmed it? country music and known ns Music Cily USA SALISBURY, Rhodesia (AP) men hijacked a South African Airways jetliner today. It landed here lor refuelling then look off again tailed by a ]et bomber of the Rhodcsian Air Force. The Boeing 727 jet originated its flight here lor Johannesburg in Soulh Africa. Just before land- ing there the plane was taken over by the two men. Airline officials said I ho men dark skinned and threat- ened lo Wow Ihe plane up with dynamite unless they mro flown to Tanaiirivc, Malagasy, the island republic of East Af- rica where civil disorders have been under way. The officials said Ihc pilot [old the men he did not have enough fuel to fly to Malagasy and would return lo Salisbury. The plane reported In have carried 57 passengers, in- cluding two infanti. Airport sources said a num- ber of passengers had been al- lowed lo leave the hijacked air- craft but an unknown number staved aboard. end run From AP-REUTfiri SAIGON (CP) I'.S. am- phibious craft and helicopters landed nearly 2.000 South Viet- namese marines on an end run into Communist-held territory north of line today, and scores of American planes blasted North Vietnamese industrial plants in Ihe Haiphong area in a new phase of the bombing cam- paign. Tie U.S. command announced that one helicopter was shot doini .supporting the landing and another was downed 15 miles west of Hue on a supply mission for other government troops Nine Americans were reported missing in the two crashes. Keulcr correspondent Brian Williams reported from Hue (hat troops were retreating by the hundreds after putting up fierce resist- ance against the South Viet- namese marines. The marines launched their Ihree-prongod assault by air, sea and land, spilling ashore from landing craft and tcrs of the U.S. 7th Fleet in the first amphibious landing since the Communist offenshe was launched 56 days ago. The operation is designed to trap some 3.000 North Vietnam- ese troops who have been prob- inp. government defences north of Hue. Hit by hal, ball Black commander RAD KHKUZNACII 1AP1 "Mnj.-Gen. I-'redonc Davison hn.s taken command of the Hlli In- fant ry Division, becoming the first bbck divisional com- mander in U.S. Army history. young player dies GIFT LAKE (C'Pl Kay- moud Alan Lamouche. 1-1, died yo.slr-rriay after being hit by a baseball at Ibis community, lliU milo.s nnrUiHTs! of Edmonlon. nCMP said the boy died on route to hospital after he was hit in the chest, during a pamo. signing of an AmcTiam-Soni'f agrecrncnL thuL aims at putting American and firjvid space plorci's into orbil lugcilhcr by 197S. Today's mcclinR between Ilir: U.S. pre.sidt'nl and was llic fifth since Nixon's ar- rival Monday aflenjoon. American sources said tlin space agreement would he signed later this afternoon. Tin's will give the go-ahead for three U.S. astronauts and Iliri'i! Soviet cosmonauts to make a joint docking in June. 1973. Other accords, including one on scientific and technical co- operation, might be also signed today, the sources said. Shooting suspect in court BALTIMORE, Md. IAD Arthur IT. Brcmcr pleaded not. RuiKy loday in United States district court, lo federal charges in tiie May J5 shooting of Ala- bama Gov. George C. Wallace and three oilier persons at a po- litical rally. The 21-year-old unemployed busfooy appeared relaxed and smiled several Limes during Ihe ifi-minulp hearing hcfore Judge Fvhvnrd S. Norlhrup. Brcmer replied in n strong voice to Noi'tlirup's formal qnps- tion? conc'erning his name, ape, l.T.vyor. cducalion nnd lie understood the four charges apninsl him. nremcr. Chinked hy security guards, si nod hcforc jVoiihrup r n r said his rocoin- nicndalum thai Ibe operation be placed in (ho hands of a pov- omnionl-appoinlod ndminislra- Inr U'onld make Ific presidenl's job ''redundant." MOW I'HliKI) Commissinnrr I. y r 11 p also cal'od a now form of ROV- minimi for Iho collopo. either by tho of Iho prcsoul board of tnoro imwor to Ilio oxi'-l- rn'.'idcmic ooiiiicil nr by IT pkiciug Hit: council willi a morn pnuorful ncadtMin'c council or by ropl.'irinp tlio council wilb a more powerful povorninp coun- ril. Anoihoi r c c o m m r n datiou for the ;inpoinlinent of a nf .sludies and n drnn of programs, vliicli tlio r e p o r I from Vuru laniied ;.l f' Jii.'i- ;.ii i, at C.'.c M'.Ti'; ;tl i c'it Kirid df ri'.viii.inial wU-ome for Mr. is making his fir-; !i> in, MIKT ,-ipiMinlal lasl year. ;