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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1971 News In brief Ellington band to carry on NEW YORK After family and friends attend the funeral today of Duke the son of the man regarded as the world's greatest jazz composer plans to continue his homage with a on the road. Mercer Ellington said Sunday that within hours after the services at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Divine in he will take Ellington's band to fulfil an engagement Tuesday at a convention in Bermuda. father would have wanted us to continue said the younger who manages the band and plays two in it. mu- sic can't be it will go His son. and the Ouke's Edward Kennedy Ellington is a guitarist with the band. Notley urges housing aid GRANDE Alta. Grant Alberta New Democratic Party said Sunday the provincial government should utilize surplus income from increased oil revenues to provide housing and low- interest mortgages for home buyers. Mr. Notely told an NDP meeting the government should move quickly to provide housing assistance than wait until next year so that the assistance can be used as an issue in the next provincial The provincial government still is considering what to do with million in surplus oil revenues it received from oil companies this year in royalties on increased prices for crude. U.S.-Soviet war predicted TOKYO Chinese Vice-Premier Ten Hsiao-ping predicted Saturday that the United States and the Soviet Union will eventually go to war against each other or their will rise in a Peking broadcast reported. The New China news agency said Teng made the remark at an evening banquet in Peking in honor of former British prime minister Edward Heath. Earlier in the Heath met with Communist party Chairman Mao Tse- tung. contention between the superpowers is growing more and more intense and is bound to lead eventually to either they will fight each or the people will rise in Teng said. Nixon-Ford differences aired Conn. Vice-President Gerald Ford said Sunday his differences with President Nixon on the president's refusal to supply any more Watergate evidence to the House of judiciary committee were laid out at their meeting last week. Ford said at a news conference here that he plans to continue urging the president to co-operate with the impeachment inquiry despite Nixon's firm stand against supplying additional evidence. haven't backed off from said who met with Nixon last Thursday. I think the evidence speaks for itself Ford also said he expects Nixon to obey any Supreme Court ruling in the case involving special prosecutor Leon Jaworski's effort to obtain 64 Watergate-related tapes which the White House has refused to give. Movie pioneer dies at 93 LOS ANGELES Donald an Academy Award-winning actor and one of the last movie industry died Saturday following a series of strokes in recent years. Crisp appeared in more than 400 films in a career spanning about 60 winning a supporting Oscar in 1941 for his work in How Green Was My Valley. His last film was Pollyanna in 1960. Starting as a stage manager and singer in light he broke into movies in New York in the beginning of the century and went to Hollywood when films were in their infancy. Crisp was born in son of a country doctor. Giscard proclaimed president PARIS Valery Giscard d'Estaing was pro- claimed president of France today after walking several hundred yards through crowded Pans streets to the ceremony at the Elysee Palace. Later Giscard d'Estaing was to announce his premier and he will appoint his cabinet Tuesday. Interior Minister Jacques Chirac is expected to be the new premier. Giscard d'Estaing was pro- claimed the new leader of France by Roger presi- dent of the Constitutional in a ceremony attended by about 300 persons in the grand ballroom of the palace. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phont 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Deaths Man. Ernest David broadcaster and sales manager with radio station CKX since 1948. New Dimensions in the Necessary Accessory for SPRING and SUMMER Woven Cane from CD I U.UU mERLE noRmfin COSfPETIC BOUTIQUE Wigs Perfumes Phom 328-1525 Four party leaders woo Eastern voters By THE CANADIAN PRESS The spotlight on the campaign for the July 8 federal election swung sharply east during the with all four major party leaders in its glow. Prime Minister Trudeau went to with his continuing criticism of the opposition parties for bringing on an election he says neither the government nor the people wanted. He said it in French this but it was essentially the same message he took into southern Ontario and western Canada earlier in the week. New Democratic Party Leader David winding down a 10-city cross- country moved from Sudbury and Chelmsford in Northern Ontario to Montreal while Robert national Progressive Conservative was in Saint and Charlottetown and Montague on Prince Edward Island. Real national leader of the Social Credit stayed in his home power base of rural speaking Saturday at Ste. Germaine but skipping a scheduled Sunday engagement at Mont Joli for what a party spokesman called personal reasons. Mr. Caouette was reported heading home to Rouyn-No- randa Sunday. SUPPORTED BILL In Ste. Mr. Caouette became the only na- tional political leader to support the new provincial language legislation and its most contentious section which would require the children of immigrant parents to take their education in French if they could not prove a basic knowledge of English. He also said Social if made the would establish a guaranteed annual income and provide a basic a month pension for all persons at age 60. While disagreeing on the Quebec language which he termed a blunder by Premier Robert Mr. Lewis also pledged a basic pension of a month for all citizens at age 60. The pension now is a month at age 65. Mr. Lewis said it would take an NDP Government one or two years to raise the pension to a month and five years to reduce the eligible age to but pledged it would be done. He said the billion dollars in tax and other concessions the federal government gave large corporations this year would provide each of the 1.8 million pensioners in the country with an additional a month. In Montreal Mr. Lewis urged Parti Quebecois members to support the NDP federally and chastized Rene leader of the provincial for urging his followers to boycott the federal election. He called the idea and even At Mr. Lewis urged the voters to forget Mr. Trudeau's suggestion that leadership and the ability to lead the country was the main election issue. He challenged his listeners to ask Mr. Trudeau what he would do tomorrow to make life easier in the face of rising costs and to ask Mr. Stanfield how wage and price controls would help consumers instead of large corporations. Mr. Lewis repeated he had no interest in eliminating corporate only the excessive profits that he says are a major cause of current inflation. In Mr. Stanfield also attacked government pol- icies regarding say- ing- No. 1 source of domestic inflation over the Trudeau years has been profligate federal government expansion coupled with a devil-may-care attitude toward waste and duplication and inefficiency. He also said Mr. Trudeau's criticism of the government's defeat on the matter of a budget and did nothing to at- tack the root of inflation Horse show hi-jinks Talk about eat and run mother said to drink milk but this is ridiculous. Barry and Lorraine took part in the Chinook Arabian horse show challenge class at the weekend. The idea of the challenge drink from a put on a bib and diaper and race across the finish line. This from placed second in the event. on Page Commissioner to discuss union with RCMP members TORONTO RCMP Commissioner Maurice Nadon says he will meet Shooting mystery N.W.T. 67-year-old priest killed in a Shootout Saturday night in this tiny Mackenzie Delta settlement was identified today as Father Jean Franche. Father who came to the north from in 1936 was an oblate and 17-year-old Eugene Lawrence also involved in the died half an hour apart Sunday morning in Unuvik General Hospital. Police are still puzzling over another apparently unrelated shooting a few hours later in which a second native Charlie was killed RCMP said the episode began at 11 p.m. Saturday when Aklavik's only policeman Const. C. F. of received a call reporting a shooting at the Roman Catholic mission on the banks of the Peel River. As the constable approached the mission he saw Thrasher running along the river bank. As he pursued the Const. Bunting was shot in the shoulder. Thrasher was then shot in the chest by a civilian who had grabbed his rifle from his home when he heard the shots. About a.m. as the three wounded were being loaded onto the airplane for evacuation to more shots were said an RCMP spokesman. Less than 200 feet in a small green sniper fire could be seen. As RCMP officers a man emerged from the front door and opened fire with a rifle. The police spokesman said the later identified as was killed instantly by police gunfire. representatives of RCMP divisions across Canada Thursday to discuss whether the men want to form an association. Commissioner Nadon said in an interview Sunday that the alternative to an association would be improvements in the existing .divisional representation system. He also has ordered a study of police associations in Canada to discover whether they are effective. Michael Ryan of who resigned from the RCMP a week called Sunday night for a full public inquiry into the force where RCMP members might speak without fear of reprisals. Mr. a constable for seven years earlier was named representative of the Toronto's 0 division to investigate the possibility of forming a national RCMP association. He later charged in published reports that there is dissension and dissatisfaction in the ranks. Commissioner Nadon said the RCMP has a number of morale and other most of them resulting from rapid growth of the force in the last 10 years and changing economic and social conditions. have people spread across the country in various economic conditions and situations and we definitely have he said. certainly admit that. We'd be crazy to say we haven't because its obvious we do have them Since May 1 more than RCMP members have attended meetings in Ottawa and Montreal to discuss formation of an association to negotiate wages and working conditions. But under a federal-order- approved in members of the force are prohibited from engaging in any form of collective bargaining. Mr. who joins the nearby Peel regional police department said in an interview Sunday he resigned mainly because of the aftermath of a drug raid in which he participated outside Toronto more than a year ago. Lawyers representing some of those arrested in the raid later made allegations of brutality against some of the arresting officers. The RCMP conducted an internal investigation and Mr. Ryan said he was given an by an officer and transferred from the drug squad to duty at Toronto International Airport at Malton. Mr. Ryan said he fought the on grounds that the complaint of brutality was contradicted by medical evidence and that of the justice of the pease who arraigned those arrested. Tory mavericks trouble Stan field 'OTTAWA Carrying a small thorn in his political Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield today begins the second leg of his July 8 federal election campaign tour. The which may be partially removed surfaced in New Brunswick during the weekend when two both opponents of the official language announced they are seeking nomination. The Conservatives have ac- cepted as part of official party policy the government's bili- ngualism program. Mayor Leonard J'ones of who drew national publicity with his opposition to the bilingualism seeks nomination tonight in the federal riding of Moncton. Mr. on a one-day Maritime tour said that if Mr. Jones or M. Bennett another opponent to current language were there was a way to reject the nominations. Mr. a nephew of former So- cial Credit premier of British is seeking nomi- nation in the riding of Fundy- now held by Con- servative Gordon Fairweather. Mr. Stanfield said all Con- servative candidates must be designated as an agent of the party to the chief electoral officer. Without the designation they could not be official Conservative candidates. Party officials said that if such a refusal the party could disband the local constituency association and create a new one. Mayor Jones said Sunday in Moncton that he is confident he will be nominated by a four-to-one majority despite open opposition from party officials. The Supreme Court of Canada recently turned down a bid by Mayor Jones to have the federal law on bilingualism overturned. Mr. Macauley will seek nomination later this month. Accidents kill 13 on Prairies By THE CANADIAN PRESS One of the organizers and chairman of the Ralph Allen Memorial Museum in Sask Robert of was among 13 persons killed on the Prairies during the weekend. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday showed five traffic deaths in and four fatalities in each of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Mr. Armstrong was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Sask. He was editor of the weekly Oxbow Herald and instrumental in the establishment of the set up in honor of Ralph author of several books and Managing editor of the Toronto Star when he died in 1966. RCMP were withholding the names of two farmers killed when their plane struck a power line near Big 110 miles south of on the Canadian-American border. The two were from about 70 miles south of Regina. They were the only occupants of the light plane. About 20 miles to the north of at Regina Gerald of Regina drowned when he tried to swim to shore from a capsized boat. In Garfield and Brent both of and Donald of Winnipeg were killed in a head-on collision at 105 miles northwest of Winnipeg. Another head-on crash near Brandon claimed the life of 41- year-old Bernard William Drake of and Jacques of was killed in a single-vehicle accident last night near 30 miles south of Winnipeg. Two Fort St. John Clayton 34 and Melvin James were killed late Friday night when their car was in collision with a semi- trailer truck near 100 miles northwest of Edmonton. A 24-year-old Edmonton John J. was killed Saturday when his car ran into a stopped CN train near and 29-year-old Kenneth Robert Williams of Calgary was killed when he apparently drove off a road near Calgary. Three die in B.C. By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least three persons died accidentally in British Columbia during the weekend from Friday evening to Sunday midnight David Daniel of Swan was killed Saturday when the car in which he was riding failed to negotiate a turn and rolled about 15 mines east of Lumby in the Okanagan Valley A woman was killed Saturday night in Surrey when she was hit by a car which left the scene of the accident. RCMP said police know who the driver but believe he is unaware that he hit the woman. Harold of Kimberley died Friday when the boat he and a companion were fishing from overturned in the White Swan in East Kootenay. Labor victory CANBERRA Former Liberal cabinet minister Malcolm Fraser said Sunday night it appears Australia's Labor government will have a majority of three or five seats in the 127-seat House of Representatives following the May 18 federal election. Hargrave wins Tory nod ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING AND SUPPER Tuesday May 28th p.m. Tickets now on sale to Members only for June 14tn MEDICINE HAT Bert Hargrave won the Progressive Conservative nomination for the Medicine Hat federal constituency Saturday by acclamation. Mr. Hargrave won the seat in the 1972 federal election. He'll face the man he beat former Liberal agriculture minister Bud Olsen and a Social Credit and New Democratic Party candidate who are yet to be named for the July 8 federal election. In other nominations ever the Paul Yewchuk won the Progressive Conservative nomination Sunday for Athabasca. He will be seeking a third term as MP for the constituency. Cecil of won the Conservative nomination for Churchill Saturday by acclamation. Weyburn's mayor was nominated by the Progressive Conservative party to contest Assiniboia. Tom who has been mavor of Wevburn for seven won the nomination by acclamation Saturday. Lome Nystrom was chosen Saturday to seek re- election for the New Democratic Party. Mr. who will face Stan running for the Liberals and Marvin representing the Progressive has represented Yorkton-Melville riding since 1968. Tommy former New Democratic Party national was nominated Sunday to contest Nanaimo-Cowichan-The Is- lands. He won the seat in a 1969 following the death of NDP MP Colin Cameron. A Revelstoke Hari will contest Okanagan- Kootenay for the Liberals. Mr. Singh was nominated Sunday. Liberal Doug who held the riding since announced earlier he would not seek re-election. Stan Schumacher was nominated Saturday to represent Palliser for the Progressive Conservative party. Mr. who was unopposed in his nomination will be seeking his third term in parliament. Doug Hovan of White a real estate was nominated Saturday to contest the Surrey-White Rock seat for the Liberal party. Mark New Democrat member for Fraser Valley West in the .last Saturday was nominated to contest the riding for the NDP again. Ralph an agricultural was nominated the Liberal candidate in Fraser Valley West. The Liberals and NDP Sunday nominated candidates in the Yukon. The Liberal nominee is Paul recently appointed special assistant to Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien. The New Democrats nominated their Yukon party Terry 28. The riding has been held for the past 17 years by Conservative Erik Neilsen. Hey How About Our BIRTHDAY KWIK KOLOR COLLEGE MALL 327-4884 Day Service on your Color UM Southern Aftwta't only KWIK KOLOR SERVICE new IOA In k In tpwwood Co-op In Plnchw PtwriMCy in CwdMon ;