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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IfTHSRIDCE HERALD Wednesday, Moy 30, 1973 News in brief Barrett in London for talks LONDON Premier Barrett of British Colum- bia arrived here today for daj s of informal talks with gov- ernment and industrial leaders. Official engagements begin Thursday with courtesy calls on the Queen. Opposition Leader Harold Wilson and officials of the trade, foreign affairs and t'easury offices. 1 Friday he meets representa- tives of British Steel Corp. and is guest of the Lord Mayor at a luncheon. The brief British visit is to be followed by hops to Paris, Vienna, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Bonn and Amster- dam. Barrett is to return to British Columbia June 13. Liberal leaders hold meeting OTTAWA west- ern Liberal leaders will confer today with Prime Minister Tru- deau here as a prelude to a meeting in Calgary in July with the western premiers, it was announced Tuesday. The Liberal leaders are Da- vid Anderson British Colombia: Robert Russell, Alberta; David 'Stewart. Saskatchewan; and I. H. Asper, Manitoba. Mr. Asper will be represent- i ed today by Senator Gildas Mol- gat. a former Manitoba Liberal leader, because of campaigning 1 for the June 28 Manitoba elec- 1 tic- Four-province lottery okayed VICTORIA (CPi Provin-' He said it was expected that I W1VU-V i v i cial Secretary Ernie Hall said i Alberta will have approved the Tuesdav that" all the western scheme by today, provinces of a four- The B.C. cabinet gave its ap- provirce lottery with the excep-' proval in principle Monday to tion of Alberta which has not! the lottery scheme which would had the proposal before cabinet for discussion. its see a S200.000 first prize offered i four times annually. Black mayor elected LOS ANGELES Thomas Bradley, (AP) Bradley, 55, a former police- son of a man and 10-year veteran of the Texas sharecropper, defeated j city council, spoiled Yorty's bid incumbent Sam Tuesday i for a fourth term and made Los night to win election as the first, Ange'es the largest city in the black mayor of Los Angele- V S. to have a black mayor. RCMP electronic surveillance China opens office WASHINGTON 'Reuterl The tirst diplomatic representa- tv ct from tlw Chinese People's Reoublic to the Vnited States arrhcd Tuesday to set up sa liaison office. The Chinese, headed by Huang Chen, -swe greeted at National Airport by about 150 Chinese carrjijig banners pro-1 claunmg "long live the friend- siiip of the people of the United States and China." Wont quit Tories name director (CT> John Gor- as a computer manager for doa Lasehingcr of Toronto has IBM Canada Ltd. since 1966, been appointed national director recently as product man- Ssventy-fivc-year-old Molly Kazdan takes a coffee break in her hospital room in Toronto, where she is re- covering from a severe beating she suffered in her small variety store May 19. Mrs. Kozdan, who suffered multiple jaw fractures and bruises, says she wants to go back to her store when she is released. Tuesday ir.sht by Donald seruces. Matthews, national president, j He succeeds Liam O'Brien. Mr. Laschinger SO. is a na- uho resignrd recently to return fove of Montreal. He has worked to private business. Iceland expels ritish diplomat Gov't ready to discuss wiretapping OTTAWA (CP) Solicitor- General Warren Allmand is willing to discuss RCMP elec- tronic surveillance in govern- ment security before a third closed-door meeting of the Com- mons justice and legal affairs committee, it was revealed Tuesday night. Commissioner W. L. Higgitt todl the committee the RCMP does not conduct wiretapping or bugging in its pursuit of crimi- nals, but he declined to answer when asked about "electronic surveillance." He called that a "wider question." It is understood that tlie topic of "electronic surveillance" was involved in one of the two pri- vate meetings the committee has already had on the subject of government security. As Conservative and New Democratic Party members of the committee pressed ques- tions about wiretapping, chair- man James Jerome bury) and CommissioDer Hig- gilt said Mr. Allmand is willing to appear at another private committee meeting. The committee is shortly to start considering the govern- ment bill to outlaw wiretapping except for police and security matters. In most cases, police would require permission from a pro- vincial attorney-general or the solicitor-general and a judge, to apply wiretapping or other de- vices to individuals or groups. But in emergencies police could apply bugging devices with permission from the attor- ney-general or the solicitor-gen- eral. But they would have to get permission from a judge before the evidence so obtained could be used in court. Opposition members on the committee pressed Commis- sioner Higgitt to say how much wiretapping would be required by police and how much is being done now. Mr. Higgitt said organized crime is increasing and police need all tools available to fight it. But he would not say, at first, whether there is RCMP wire- tapping in pursuit of criminals. Questioners did not pursue se- curity matters. The commissioner said he was under some difficulty be- cause government employees I are not expected to discuss op- New peace plan given approval SHOPPER STOPPERS NOW ON Stop! Look! Be ready to cop a bargain fiom an inventory of millions of dollars! REYKJAVIK 'AP. The Icelandic government decided today to expel British diplomat Michael Elliott on grounds that he divulged secret information on the movements of Icelandic ships. The latest development in the ''cod war'' between England and Iceland was announced by the government's chief spokes- man. Hannes Jonsson. Elliott, a member of the for- eign office news department, arrived here during the week- end on temporary assignment. A formal British embassy ex- planation of the circumstances that led Elliott to discuss at a news conference the location of Icelandic ships failed to sway the Reykjavik government. For one member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Or- ganization (NATO! to expel the I diplomat of another member country has no precedent in the 24-year-old organization. It seems certain the action heighten tension between the two governments. The Icelanders, it seemed, took exception to Elliott dis- cussing the whereabouts of their gunboats in the dispute 50- mile fishing zone. Elliott, on the other hand, was repeating information made available earlier Tuesday by the British foreign office in Lon- don. He made no immediate com- ment on the development. EVERYBODY LOVES A CIRCUS! MONDAY and TUESDAY JUNE 4th and 5th Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds 2 SHOWS DAILY AND P.M. ADULTS 200 CHILDREN ROYAL TRUST SAVINGS ACCOUNT pay effective 1st June, based on the minimum monthly balance find, of roursp, or NO CHEQUING CHARGES on our Chequing In addition, you wilt on attractive iRCb VIP I when you open a Savings Account with or more before June 15th. I Royal TfUSt SAVINGS MORE INTEREST LESS CHARGES 740-4th Avenue S. Phone 328-5516 SAIGON (AP) United! States presidential adviser Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam's Le Due Tho have agreed to a new peace plan that calls for Saigon and Viet Cong forces in South Vietnam to stop shooting, but which apparently makes no proposal for ending the war in Cambodia, Saigon government sources said Tues- day. The South Vietnamese gov- ernment has given its approval in principle to the new accord. Saigon sources reported, but has asked for some unspecified modifications. Canada announced in Ottawa, meanwhile that it will withdraw from the International Commis- sion of Control and Supervision charged with monitor- ing the ceasefire. It was not im- mediately clear what effect the Canadian pullout would have on Tourism cabinet post requested EDMONTON (CP) The Tourist industry in Alberta is important enough to warrant the formation of a regular port- folio in the provincial cabinet, the Travel Industry Associa- tion of Alberta said Tuesday. Tourism has been handled at the cabinet level by a minister without portfolio. The Travel Industry Associa- tion, presenting a brief to the cabinet, also asked the govern- ment to increase its tourism budget. It said the present rate of government funding to the pri- vate sector of the tourist indus- try is inadequate. Tourism was the province's third highest producer of revenue and en- couraged new industries and job opportunities. The brief also asked for bet- ter park facilities and better protection of the environment. Violence mars Vhter election'' BELFAST (AP) Two car bombs exploded today in the heart of Belfast, and a Roman Catholic candidate was wounded by an axe-wieldirg moo as Northern Ireland's local gov- ernment voting got under way. Rioting flared in other areas after polls opened under army and police guard. Officials be- lieved that the Irish Kepublican Army's Provisional wing was trying to create chaos to upset the balloting. A civilian and a British sol- dier were injured by the first bomb on busy North Street. The bomb, hidden in a parked panel truck, was spotted 10 minutes before it exploded giving police time to clear the area. The bombers gave the army only a three-minute warning, an army spokesman said. The second car bomb ex- ploded half an hour later in nearby Great Patrick Street. First reports mentioned no cas- ualties. Austin McGrogan, a Catholic candidate on the nonsectorian Alliance party, was attacked by a mob in the Anderson district as he l-oiirftrl the area in car, police said. the reported Kissinger-Tho agreement, though the Cana- dians said they were giving the 60-day notice in an effort to re- main on hand for the first day of the new pact's application. The plan provides for an im- mediate halt to all American reconnaissance flights over North Vietnam and an end within 24 hours to hostilities be- t w e e n Saigon government forces and the Viet Cong. Kissinger has emphasized he intends to conclude the agree- ment with Tho at their next round of talks beginning June 6 in Paris. ANNOUNCE TIMETABLE Government sources in Saigon said the timetable in the new plan goes like this: five and 30 days after a ceasefire, Saigon and Viet Cong will permit monitors from both sides to be deployed with their immunity guaran- teed. the same time period the United States will resume clear- ing mines from North Vietnam- ese waters and resume eco- nomic talks with Hanoi. of control are to be demarcated within three months. six months a council of national reconciliation and concord is to be established and the procedure set for national elections. Under terms of the original Paris agreement, this was supposed to have been ac- complished by the end of April. corridors are to be set up for personnel of one side to travel through the territory of the other. demobilization will be carried out by both sides. sides will establish points of entry for the replace- ment Of war material on a one- for-one basis. remaining military and civilian prisoners of war will be released. There was no guarantee that the new pact, as reported by the sources here, would work any better than the original ceasefire agreement. But there are provisions in the new accord to facilitate the work of the ICCS and the Joint Military Commission composed of South Vietnamese govern- ment and Viet Cong delega- tions. erational technicalities in pub- lic. The matter was pressed by Terry O'Connor J. Trevor Morgan Catharines) and others. The commissioner finally said there is no wiretapping or bugging in operations against criminals. But asked about "electronic surveillance" he said that is a "wider question." After some pressing he mentioned two court cases, one on the west coast, in which electronic bug- ging was involved. Questioned by Stuart Leggatt Westminster) and others, Mr. Higgitt said organ- ized crime is increasing by many percentage points. In answer to questions from John Gilbert (NDP-Toronto Broadview) the commissioner said there is a tremendous in- crease in the use of drugs among 19-to 25-year-olds. Mr. Gilbert asked if the RCMP pay students who report on drugs in high schools and other places. "Perhaps, on some occa- Mr. Higgitt replied. He assured Mr. Gilbert the RCMP does not interfere with student affairs on campuses. But it did use information on drugs from students. "We'll accept information from he said. The commissioner said drug problem is too big for the police to handle alone. The problem required help from all the people. Mentally retarded school facilities shake Lougheed RED DEER (CP) Premier Peter Lougheed and Health Minister Neil Crawford admit- ted Tuesday being shaken and stunned by a tour of a school for mentally retarded children. Mr. Crawford said orders will be issued immediately to speed up a major reconstruc- tion program at the school as fast "as humanly possible." Money will not stand in the way of the reconstruction, he told a news conference. The premier and Mr. Craw- ford the Alberta school hospital for mentally retarded children. It accommodates 845 and has a waiting list of more than 300. "I was most disturbed by the crowding conditions I Mr. Lougheed said. Re insisted on seeing every- thing in the school, even the most retarded patients and called the visit one of the most important aspects of his cabi- net's tour of central Alberta. Mr. Crawford said a year's planning would ordinarily be needed before reconstruction could be started on 200 accom- modation spaces to replace old facilities at the school. How- ever, he would try to cut the time for planning and con- struction in half. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Schmidt-Is- serstedt, 73, West German con- ductor best known as chief of the Hamburg_ radio symphony orchestra which he assembled in 1945. Herbert K. Det- weiler, 86. physician in chief at Toronto Western Hospital who taught for 40 years at Univer- sity of Toronto medical school, following a long illness. Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge ......68 49 Pincher Creek .66 42 Medicine Hat.....73 41 Edmonton......68 49 Grande Prairie 72 46 Banff ..........66 37 Calgary..........67 41 Victoria ----74 48 Penticton.......75 50 Prince George 73 48 Kamloops......83 60 Vancouver......70 52 Saskatoon........77 46 Regina.........-75 47 Winnipeg........76 56 Toronto..........67 47 Ottawa...........63 47 .12 Montreal.........66 48 .03 St. John's........56 42 .34 Halifax ..-......56 47 .03 Charlottetown .64 50 .14 Fredericton.......70 53 Chicago.........56 46 .20 New Ycik......82 63 Miami..........88 80 Los Angeles 83 62 Las Vegas.......100 70 Phoenix..........105 75 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Sunny and warm today. Brisk southerly winds. Highs 80 to 85. Thursday: Cloudy periods. Chance of showers or thundershowers ui the afternoon and evening. Lows near 50. Highs near 75. Calgary Region M a i n ly j sunny and warm today. Winds southerly 15 to 25 during the day. Highs 75 to 80. Thursday: Mainly cloudy. A few showers or thundershowers. Lows 45 to 50. Highs near 65. Columbia Koolenay Today: Sunny becoming cloudy i by afternoon followed by a few I showers or thundershowers. i Thursday: Mainly cloudy occasional showers. Highs to- day near 75. Lows tonight near 45. Highs Thursday 60 to 65. MONTANA East of ConWncntnal Dhide Sunny and warmer today. In- creasing cloudiness tonight and Thursday. Scattered showers and cooler west Thursday. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Thursday 65 to 75. West of Continental Divide Sunny and warm today. In- creasing cloudiness tonight and Thursday with scattered show- ers and chance of thundershow- ers Thursday afternoon. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Thursday 65 to 75. Dcalli penalty given approval AUSTIN (Reuter) Tha Texas legislature has voted to reinstate the death penalty for murder under five specific con- diUcns The legislature acted Monday night at its closing session in response to the June 29, 1972, ruling by the United States Su- preme Court, which declared I most stale capital punishment laws unconstitutional. Under the new bill, the death be mandatory for: of an en-duty police officer or fireman. in the course of cer- tain bur- robbery, rape or arson. for hire, including both parties in "a contract." while escaping from 1 a prison, city, county or re- gional jail. 1 of a prison fiord DANCORD "BAUT" BALER TWINE Save money by buying early and picking up from truck, Load of 900 ft. and truckers 7400 ff. arriving soon. Call now and make arrangements now. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Hiflhway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OP 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 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Coutts 24 hours: Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8am to midnight; Wild a.m. tn 5 p.m. Logan Pass rlowvl Open 1. 9 a.m. to midnight. ;