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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THi LFfHSRIDGI HRAID Thundoy, May 1970 NATO Makes New Offer To Cut East-West Strain HOME (CP-Reuters) Ital- ian leaders today began prepa- rations to pass on to European Communist and non-aligned government's NATO's two new offers for exploratory contacts for reducing East-West tensions and improving European secu- rity. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp of Canada could be the first NATO foreign minis- ter to get a reaction to North Atlantic Treaty Organization's proposals when be visits Ro- mania, a member of the War- caw pact nations, June 1-3. The NATO foreign ministers Murder Trial Date Fixed RED DEER (CP) Trial of Thomas Gordon Fraser, 19, of Hcd Deer on a charge of non- capital murder will be held June 8. In Alberta Supreme Court Fraser pleaded not guilty and was remanded to June 8 for trial. He elected trial by judge alone. The charge arose from the Jan. 20 stabbing death of Larry Wallace Hudkins, 21, also of Red Deer. IN LETHBRIDGE JUNE 3rd AND 4th SHRINE CIRCUS EXHIBITION GROUNDS fiektff en At CAMM'5 SHOES AND FOSTER'S JEWELIIRY ADULTS 2.00 CHILDREN l.OO at a two-day conference which ended here W e d n e s d a y an- nounced: I. Readiness to multiply ex- ploratory conversations with all interested European countries on all questions affecting peace. Such talks would be condilional on progress being made in 111 current East-West discussions particularly on the German an Berlin problems. 2. An invitation to interests states to hold exploratory talk on the mutual and balanced re- ductions of forces in Europe B.C. Day Attracts Expo '70 Crowds OSAKA (CP) Canada deliv- ered a collosal one-two punch at Expo '70 today when British Columbia Day attracted more than fairgoers to the giant Festival Plaza. Wednesday, Canada Day cele- brations drew more than fairgoers to the plaza, theme area of the 815-acre Expo site north of this city of Canada Day, featuring Prime Minister Trudeau and an im- pressive lineup of 400 Canadian was the biggest national day to hit the fair since it opened March 15. Today, B.C. Day finished a close second. Both days outdrew all other national days by a wide margin, including that of the Soviet Union a few weeks ago. Premier W. A. C. Bennett led the B.C. Day festivities and told Expo visitors in a brief speech that British' Columbia, as Can- ada's western-most province, enjoys "the closest and most varied association with Japan." "The government and the peo- ple of B.C. are not only pleased with, but proud of their partici- pation in the only universal and international exhibition ever held in said the old Social Credit leader. Expo Commissioner-General Tom Haguiwara, former Japa- nese ambassador to Canada, said tie Pacific Ocean "today is no longer an obstacle in the way HALE OPTICAL Gary Martin Dllptnilnf Optician COMPANY LTD 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 of traffic, but, on the contrary constitutes a 'great artery for our mutual intercourses." "And the economic inter change between British Colum- bia and Japan has been witness- ing an outstanding developmen in recent he added. B.C. borrowed all of its majoi Festival Plaza entertainmen from the Canadian pavilion, hi eluding the famed RCMP musi cal ride, the hottest attraction at Expo. B.C. pavilion officials were quick to concede that if few o the Japanese fairgoers knew who Premier Bennett was or where British Columbia is, jus about everybody has heard o the musical ride. Music was provided by the RCMP band, also on loan from Canada, and Japan's Expo band, a staple performing group for many of the national day: here. Suffocates To Death ECKVJfLLE, ALTA. (CP) One man was killed and his brother injured when a water trench on which they were working on their farm near here collapsed and burieas not seen the report il- tboufh K "won't kwj" btfcn its 700 pages have been trans- lated into French and it is de- livered to the cabinet. Earlier in the Commons, the minister was pressed for a com- mittment to make the report public. Mr. Munro said he hasn't seen the report. "That's not true, that's not shouted Eldon Mr. Wool- liams had asked earlier whether Mr. Munro had told a university professor the report was trans- lated and ready for study. Frank Howard (NDP Skeena) asked whether t drug abuse Is planned. Air. Munro said the program won't go ahead until definite conclusions are reached on what its content should be. The gov- ernment was waiting for the LeDain report. Mr. Howard said that in view of the distrust of youth for sci- entific studies of drugs, the gov- ernment should consider the views of those who have used and abused drugs. Dr. P. B. Rynard coo North) asked why doctors are refused the right to analyse drugs, to find out how to treat patients suffering their effects, when police are allowed such analysis. Mr. Munro mid hi disagreed wfthDr.Rymrd'i Newspaper Editors Trial Sparks Fight PAKE (Reuters) A Paris court sentenced two Maoist newspaper editors today to prison terms after a trial which sparked off some of the sharp- est street fighting in Paris since the May-June student riots of 1968. Shortly before the court passed sentence, a new clash between students and police broke out in the Left Bank Latin quarter, scene of bitter and pro- longed fighting since Wednes- day afternoon. Communism Watched By Queensland VANCOUVER The premier of Queensland, Johan- nes Bjelke Petersen, said Wednesday that the war in In- dochina does not concern Can- ada in the same way it con- cerns his own country of Aus- tralia. "Communism is in our next- door neighbor's he said in an interview. "We're not going to wait until it gets to us." Although Australia has com- mitted a number of combat troops' to Vietnam, Mr. 'Peter- sen said his country also has a significant anti-war movement. Mr. Petersen, on a trade pro- motion tour, was in Vancouver for a one-day stopover en route to Calgary and the U.S. Heavy police forces ringed central law court as the court passed judgment on the two ac- cused, Jean-Pierre Le Dantec and Mieliel Le Bris, both former editors of La Cause du Peuple (The Cause of tlie organ of the outlawed Gauche Proletarienne (Proletarian Left) movement. Le Dantec was sentenced to one year in prison and Le BITS to eight months. Both were found guilty on charges of justification of mur- der, theft, arson and provoca- tion to commit ciimes against state security. FIRES STARTED Demonstrators protesting trial used urban guerrilla tac- tics during tire night to block streets, start fires, break win- dows and clash repeatedly with police. Police said today that 81 of their men were injured and 487 demonstrators arrested during the fighting. This morning, about 30 left- wingers ran out of a science col- lege building and hurled stones at police forces standing guard nearby. One police officer was injured. During the fighting Wednes- day night small groups of dem- onstrators threw flaming barri- cades across several streets, started other blazes with gaso- line, smashed the plateglass windows of stores, and broke car windows. MOST PRIMITIVE Alga is 3ie most primitive of plants; some species even sur- vive in blocks of ice for months. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT o ABOVE 5 ZEKO AT -lNOON SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge..... 60 39 Pincher Creek 62 42 Waterton....... 62 42 Medicine Hat .62 43 .39 Edmonton......58 33 .04 Calgary........ 59 34 .20 Iranbrook.......60 41 Victoria........ 61 46 PenHcton....... 67 48 Prince George 53 40 tamloops 64 47 .15 Vancouver 59 50 .07 Saskatoon.......47 39 Regina..........45 41 .10 .Vinnipeg ..........55 45 Thunder Bay 49 30 Toronto.........55 36 Ottawa......... 57 38 Montreal....... 60 37 Chicago........ 64 34 iliami..........83 76 LOG iYNOPSIS Unstable air will continue to give showery weather to most if the forecast district today. solatad thundersnowers are expected to develop to central and southern regions 'this if- ternoon. With the continuance of cool temperatures there will be a slight risk of frost formation in low lying areas tonight. Little further change is fore- seen for Friday with the show- er activity persisting. How- ever, there will be a gradual upward trend in the weather pattern over the weekend, FORECAST Lethbridge, Medicine Hat- Cloudy intervals with an oc- casional shower or thunder- shower and a risk ot hail to- day and Friday. change in temperitare. Winds SW15 becoming NW15. Low-high Lethbridge 35 Medicine Hat 40-60. Columbia, with a few showers today. Mainly cloudy Friday with a few showers in the afternoon. Winds light, gusty to 25 in showers. Low tonight and high Friday at Cranbrook 38-60. Castlegar 42-68. GRAIN HANDLING CENTER FOR FEEDERS! BEHLEN Farm end Ranch ELEVATOR 15' deep I 22' x 31' tall Overhead Bins and 1 Full Length Bin Bucket Elevator Leg with Bushel Capacity GENERAFARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways to Leth- ridge district ire bare ind In ood driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada lighway. Calgary to Banff is lostly bare and in good con- ition. Banff to Revelstoke is are and in good condition, lotroists are advised to 'atch for fallen rock.' The lanff-Radium and Banff-Jasper ighways are bare and in good ondition. Creston Salmo highway Is >are and in good condition. Mo- orists ore asked to watch for alien rock, deer caribou. Snow tires or chain) are m longer required when travelling in any mountain area. There is a 75 per cent restric- tion on the following highways: Highway 23 junction of High- way 3 to Barons and Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and, one south of Foremost to Many- berries. Effective 7 a.m. May 28 load- ing restrictions will be lifted from the following highways: Highway 3 Fincastle to Medi- cine Hat, Highway 5 Magrath to Cardston and Highway Magrath to Del Bonita. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing 4 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain effective lay 18 8 a.m. to S p.m. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Roose- ille, B.C. 8 a.m. to S p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthlll- lykirte a.m. to mhMghti Pan, cketd. ;