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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, May 28, 1973 News in brief Diplomatic tics resumed U1YDON (Reuier) Syria a r r a n g e ra en t s been and Britain are to resume full I e." the foreign off i ce said Syria broke off diplomatic re- d-plomalic relations, efiectne F today, the British foreign office announced. Each country will be repre- sented on an interim basis by a charge d'affaires. "The appointment of am- bassadors will follow as soon as the necessary administrative Britain during the Arab-Israeli war of June, 1967. The decision to resume diplo- matic relations with Syria is in line with Britain's knovvn policy of trying to maintain good rela- tions w'ith all Arab countries, British diplomatic observers Soviet pilot seeks asylum BONN, West Germany (AP) A 22-year-old Soviet pilot vhose jot fighter crashed in West Germany has asked for P o 111 ical asylum, informed sources said today. The young air fore2 Louten- during interrogation by officials after lie parachuted Sunday near the East German border, the sources said. The pilot's single-engine SU-7 jet crashed and burned Sunday j in a field near Klein-Schoep' ant. whose name was not dis-1 penstedt, about 25 miles inside closed, said he was defecting i West Germany. Women candidates elected BEIRUT. Lebanon (AP) victory in the omen have won seats in j Friday and Saturday balloting, Svria's parliament for the first taking more than half the seats. time in a general election, Damascus radio announced Sunday. Results showed five The rest went to members of other left-wing political groups which support President Hafez Checking speeders icemen among members tha ISO house Assad. Damascus radio praised the A statement by Interior Min- results of the elections as a isTer Ali Zaza said the ruling "tangible and heartening vic- Baath Socialist party scored an ton- for Syrian democracj." Tension grips Guatemala GUATEMALA (AP1 Ten- the hamlet of Palo Verde, 72 sio'i gripped eastern Guatemala miles east of the capital, in an today following a gun battle be- attempt to head off further vio- tween peasant squatters and'lence. But hundreds of peasants t'-oops in which at least 17 per-j were reported holding on to the were killed. I land they seized during the Police, and troops surrounded I weekend. Richard Posey lets a passing motorist know he's exceeded the speed limit by flash- ing this warning sign. Richard and other sfjdents at o Vancouver elementary school have set up a system using stopwatches to determine how fast drivers are going, and regularly patrol a street near their school. Hassle over reports ICCS talks adjourned SAIGON (CP) The Inter- national Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS) reached a stand-off Monday over at- tempts by Polish and Hun- garian delegates to prevent Tornadoes mar holiday activity By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tornadoes, heavy rains and strong winds marred the United States Memorial Day weekend celebrations from Oklahoma to Florida, claiming at least 31 lives and causing millions of dollars in damage. Deaths were reported in eight states and destruction hit at least 10 states as the storms hopscotched across the Midwest and South. Authorities said hundreds of persons were injured and thou- sands of homes were damaged or destroyed. Seven of the victims were Prisons Of killed by twisters in Alabama; six died in two accidents in Mis- souri; five died in a tornado that struck Keefeton, Okla.; three were klled in tornadoes in Jonesboro, Ark.; three drowned in Kansas when a tor- nado struck their fishing boat; five were reported drowned in Tennessee, a Florida man was killed in a twister and one drowned in Laurel, Miss. The tornadoes began in the Midwest Saturday afternoon and worked through the South and southeast Sunday and early today. State police in Alabama said at least 16 tornadoes touched down across the central and northern sections of the state Sunday night and more than 130 persons were injured. i TORONTO (CP) Solicitor- j i General Warren Allmand said j Sunday night that Canada has j diving in Lake Superior. Ex-football player drowns MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) Dr. Arthur Walker, a 39-year- old counselling psychologist at Northern Michigan University, drowned Sunday while scuba Tax bills could topple tried a system wherein the penitentiaries were regarded as purely punitive ;f nnt: work.' and it does not Dr. Walker was chairman of the university's human rights commission and director of its black studies program. He Commons faces busy iveek BvJOHN WARD Fire destroys ink plant OTTAWA (CP) In shaping up as one of its weeks session, the I mons will likely consider con- troversial corporate tax cuts, the fate of Canadas peace- i monitoring force m Vietnam and the knotty issue of bihn-! CHICAGO (APi An ex-' said the explosion occurred at! gualism. plosion ar.d fire destroved ink manufacturing buildings in an eight-block m-i a of aties fen" they are limited for one year. reading, committee security, Either way. the s'trugele report-stage debate and third could go on for time.! reading. Mr. Turner, perhaps being introduced. The solicitor-general was an-, came to the university in 1970. swering questions on the CBC I He was a tackle on the Uni- radio program Checkup. Cross-Country Records have shown that four out of five persons released from penitentiary again return to crime. But training and re- habilitation programs have been added to the prison versity of Michigan football team. After graduation in 1955 he played professional football with Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League be- tween 1955 and 1962. Canada and Indonesia from mally presenting reports of North Vietnamese infiltration of South Vietnam. After nearly three hassling, Canadian Ambassador Michel Gauvin asked that meeting adjourned. The four- country commission will Uke up the matter again Wednes- day. The deadlock was reached after Hungary had reversed its position of last week and allowed three reports of inter- views with North Vietnamese prisoners to remain on the ICCS agenda. Earlier, Gauvin had said the Canadians might have to boycott commission meetings if the Hungarians insisted on their right to unilaterally strike the from the list of items to be discussed. The two East European coun- tries now take the view that only investigations of reported truce violations which are car- ried out with agreement by all four ICCS parties can be consid- ered legitimate. They point to articles of the Paris peace agreement that re- quire such unanimity and they refuse to let the Canadians and Indonesians forward their re- ports to the two-party Joint Mil- itary Commission com- Dosed of the Viett Cong and South Vietnamese government representatives. Gauvin told reporters today's meeting had been "successful" in the sense that the Canadians had been able to have the three reports, based on interviews with four North Vietnamese prisoners, left on the agenda. The Hungarians say, how- ever, that they are "reserving the right" to insist that reports not be considered unless they have been prepared by all four countries. "The question now said Gauvin, "whether the commis- sion can be rendered com- pletely impotent by the insist- ence of some parties on the ne- cessity for unanimity." CQ _ dusrrial area here Sunday. wtgt Four persons were injured. cause of the explosion ncne seriously. Fire officials no. premier seeks money NEW VQRK (CP; Piemier The premier and his wife Finance Mmistcr John Turner I said Friday he hoped to in-' troduce Ins long-awaited tax bills this week, a move some observers have predicted could start a process that would end, in defeat of the minority Lib- eral government. j Others, however, have said that the measures to slice the rnTn the' optimistically, said he hopes___________ measures must still pass second they will be law De.ore the sum- j tem, although it was too early -----------------------------------------I mar recess, traditionally at the to determine whether they have end of June. i reduced the "recidivism ratio.'' Mr. Turner has said the fas- "We are trying to train pris- t e) depreciation write-offs oners in different trades ar.d would end Dec. 31. 1974. and' skills but there are not enough' has promised to institute a re- teachers." he said- ''It is hard view procedure to assess the to attract people to work in in-1 impact on jobs and investment, i stitutions." In answer to one question, he j denied that Me for prisoners is i hits Lake Louise area Weather and road report MAY PLTLL OUT TROOPS External Affairs Minister Mit- speecj up write-ofis for industrial machin- Dave Barrett of British Colum-1 w ere spending most of Sunday Ha. seeking new capital for his i and the U.S. Me- province, has a series of meet-' morial Day private jr-gs scheduled here Tuesday, affairs. Barrett has a private with officers of the New York financial community. Barrett, accompanied by his wife and three aides, arrived hsre Saturday for a three-day stay. His itinerary included a pri- ___ ___ ___ _ _........__ vate dinner lste_ Saturday night t inqujring jnto'the capital mar- rate'tax- bill? do not icprcsent corn- cent i depreciation i a storm that brought two feet of wet snow. The storm which started Fri- sftairs. Barrett nas a pnva'e ery stand or like any! day night toppled twin 55-foot dinner meeting scheduled for otner piece of carrying high tension Monday night. sjnce the 19 budgcl }ias lines_ power was restored at C On leaving here Tuesday been generally approved by the p.m. Sunday night. chell Sharp could wait until Fri- dcy to announce v. hat will be- come of the country's contin- gent in Vietnam. Indications are that the government will withdraw the troops from the International Commission of Control and Supervision, a that needs tice. SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II soft. ''Anyone who believes prison-1 ers are being pampered should Lethbridge 64 visit a penitentiary and see for pincher Creek he said. "There is no tampering." During the program, he an- nounced that a federal-provin- cial conference will he held 59 Medicine Hat.....63 a 30-day no- next fall to Discuss possibility of amalgamating federal and pro- A Friday announcement vincial prison systems. Commons already, some ex- perts, including Government House Leader Allan MacEa- Vi'est Germany. In addition to j chen. have said that the corpo- night, the B.C. group will go to London. France, Austria and would mean the troops could be home by the end of June. The week, along with initial consideration of the govern wilh officers of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, after attending a show. The RCMP said most people menfs promised resolution on in the resort community "just biiingualism which could last gritted their teeth" and put up! for SOR1C time, also inrude- tv.o with the inconveniences of the and keif the prsmier is studying la- relations on his two-week tnp. Death? an iirsuc of confidence in tlie government. j NDP OPPOSF. CUTS Although the New Democrats, w ho e been supporting the i lure Tlie temperatures rose from freezing to nearly 50 de- Ferryboat hit by grenades SAIGON (CP) Eleven which the "opposition j people were killed and at least! tonics for dehatn. Tlie New 35 wounded when a Chilian fer- rj'boat was hit by rocket gre Bi THE CANADIAN PRESS founder guage services French-lan- government with their Ti MPs since th? session I Jr.n. 4, have vowed to oppose Montbrison, i the cuts as another corporate Antracoli, French racing driver, j rip-off. the 107-seat Con- suffered in a car! servative opposition could turned to rain nnd much of the already leaving most roads i Conservatives mishap. Sfcafja Loka, if sue. snov, clear. Temperatures were forecast to reach CO today. There were intermitent pow-1 er failures along the Rocky! the through on the Mountains and the Foothills as I topics for debate. The New Democrats arc expected to raise a motion on petroleum nades in the extreme south- pohcy ci- Vietnam today; the' wcstein Up of the Mekong not made i Delta, the South Vietnamese intentions known on high command reported today. A spokesman said the attack Edmonton 57 Grande 54 Calgary 56 Victoria 57 Penticton 69 Prince George .62 Kamloops Vancouver 59 Saskatoon 75 Regina 73 Winnipeg 78 Toronto 63 Ottawa Montreal S.t John's Charlottctown 56 63 Chicago New York 57 their Wednesday's debate Another" highlight is the first i was carried out by "Communist Tnn rllOelllX Rome i the end of second read- a to extend a par- ban n punishment terrorists." The rocket gre- nades were fired from land- launchers early Sunday as the Capri. manuele Maugliani, Italian mo-1 The Consen atives have never made their position entirely clear, but leader Robert Latvian-born sculptor who won torcycle racer, from injuries the gold medal for sculpture suffered in a race accident. from the American Academy and the National Arts and Letters. Institute of Saint John, Rat- terbury, 65, a Liberal in the Senate. StanfHd Ins said that wll support flip processing Kid manufacturing reduction! if the storm passed through. Some areas used auxiliary power. HOTEL TAVERN TONIGHT THRU SATURDAY "Ghost National String Band' DINE AND DANCE LOUNGE TONIGHT thru SATURDAY "SUDS" RED COACH LOUNGE TONIGHT thru SATURDAY 'George Renaud" CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. f. PHONE 327-3191 HOTEL Nixon guard for another five years. The vote ferry was crossing a waterway Tuesday likely will send the bill one mile outside Nam Can on to the Commons justice com- the Ca Mau peninsula, 190 miles mittee for possible amendment, southwest of Saigon. Paris London 101 84 77 75 LPre. 41 43 39 .01 45 35 35 36 41 33 41 40 43 53 48 50 52 .39 54 .09 52 .13 32 40 40 55 1.40 52 .24 79 .05 66 72 48 59 59 .47 .06 .04 .04 17 Berlin.........73 43 Amsterdam ......61 57 Moscow........-.59 46 Stockholm.......70 43 Tokyo..........75 64 Mexico City ......91 59 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat- Calgary Mainly sunny to- day. Ilighs near 70. Lows 40- 45. Tuesday: Sunny. Kighs 70- 75. Columbia Kootcnay To- day: Sunny with cloudy peri- ods in the afternoon and even- ing. Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs both days from 65 to 70. Overnight lows from 35 to 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with a few wide- ly scattered showers today through Tuesday. Highs 65 to 75. Lows at right 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with a few wide- ly scattered showers today- Clearing tonight and fair Tues- day. Warmer Tuesday. Highs today mostly 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45 highs Tuesday movtly 70S. dies in cr asli of helicopter KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) President Nixon prepared to return to Washington late today after a holiday stay marred by the death of a secret service bodyguard in a helicopter crash. Nixon, who flew here Friday with his family, will be in the capital only briefly. He flies to Iceland Wednesday morning for summit talks there with French President Georges Pompidou. The helicopter fell into the At- lantic Saturday night near Grand Cay in the Bahamas, where the Nixons were guests at the home of New York indus- trialist Robert Abplanalp. Nixon ordered a defence de- partment investigation of the accident, which claimed the life of Clifford Dietrich, 25, a new- comer to the White House se- cret service detail, who was making his first presidential trip. Three crew and six other agents aboard escaped from the craft, which but remained afloat.. if you can wait 3 days Nab the values! Roundup double-barreled bargains from an inventory of millions of dollars! Shoppers Stoppers start Thursday, May 31 Simpsons-Sears GEHL 60G High Capacity FORAGE HARVESTER Hay Pickups or Corn Head Available GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONI 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Wild Horsr 8 a m. to 5 p m LoRan Pass closed Open Juot J. Roose- villf 8 a.m. to midnight. ;