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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. LXVII 142 The LetHbridge Herald MAY 1974 10 Cents 28 Pages Kissinger's mission ends Prom AP-REUTER JERUSALEM Henry Kissinger finally left for Cairo and home ending a 33-day peace mission that won an agreement to separate hostile Israeli and Syrian armies on- the Golan Heights. The U.S. state secretary termed the accord a possible point in the history of the Middle is now hope we can move to a more lasting peace Italians raid hideout ROME Italian police raided a mountain hideout of a right-wing group which may have been responsible for a bomb attack in Brescia killing one man in a machine-gun police sources said today. Police sources said the men belonged to the right-wing group which has recently car- Pi f ned out armed attacks in the I Brescia where six per- sons died and 94 were injured in a bomb blast Tuesday. Left-wing anger over the blast led to street battles in most of Italy's main cities Wednesday. in the Middle Kissinger told a farewell airport news conference. Kissinger shuttled 13 times between Jerusalem and Dam- ascus in his search for the ceasefire agreement. Premier Golda Meir was presenting the accord to the Israel's and in Damascus the council of Syria's governing Baath party was meeting to consider it. an Israeli team left today for Geneva to sign the pact under United Nations auspices Friday. The agree- ment was to take effect and fighting was to cease and prisoners held by both sides to be freed. The artillery duel on the Go- lan Heights tapered to a halt Wednesday as news of the agreement reached front-line troops. But the Syrian military command said shelling began again today for the 80th consecutive day. A spokesman in Damascus said Syrian forces pounded positions with artillery in four and there were artillery exchanges in some other parts of the nurse shot Greeks mobilize ISTANBUL Turkish army and air force units were put on a state of alert today following a dispute with Greece over exploration for oil in the Aegean military sources said. The Greek armed forces were placed on a state of alert Wednesday night and Greek planes were reported flying over the Aegean on re- connaissance missions after Turkey said it sent a ship to start oil exploration. Portuguese workers end strike LISBON Bakery and transport workers went back to work today less than 24 hours after President Antonio de Spinola warned that a rash of labor strikes was pushing Portugal toward economic ruin. Informed sources said that at the same time Spinola was making his nationwide Premier Adeline da Palma Carlos called officials of the bakers' and drivers' unions personally asking that they end the walkouts. Spinola's speech was consid- ered his toughest since he came to power in a military coup April 25. ADDIS ABABA Anti-government Ethiopian guerrillas have kidnapped a Canadian helicopter pilot and a young United States nurse and killed a Dutch it was reported Wednesday. Four members of the separatist Eritrean Liberation Front abducted Deborah of Monday at a mission hospital in the U.S. embassy confirmed. The four also shot to death a Dutch Anna the embassy said. Grant Wyatt of a 30-year-old was captured the same day not far from the missionery the Canadian external affairs department confirmed in Toronto. who flies for CanWest Aviation Ltd. of Calgary which is under contract to the Tenneco Oil Co. of was on a flight to pick up five other oil company personnel captured by the guerrillas March 26. Two of the original five cap- tives also are Canadians. Mrs. the captured U.S. is pregnant and reported in delicate health. She and her husband a theology student from had been working in the hospi- tal since last June. Three helicopter crashes in Ethiopia and the capture of two pilots has pushed CanWest Aviation almost to the brink of the company's vice president says. The capture of company president Don Wederfort March 26 and Wyatt's capture Monday leave no flying personnel from CanWest in Ethiopia. Hot and cold Chris 1308 St. Andrew bundles up against cool breezes and overcast skies disputing the recorded 120 degrees on the Royal Trust building thermometer. The weatherman says the cloudy conditions are expected to clear today with temperatures near 55 degrees. There is a risk of frost tonight as the protective cloud cover driving temperatures to the 30 to 35 degree range. Temperatures Friday are expected in the 60s with cloudy periods expected to continue through the weekend. Driver class cuts insurance Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON New drivers who take a government-approved driving course will pay substantially less for their the province announced Wednesday. Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said a Viets grab base SAIGON North Vietnamese forces rolled over another South Vietnamese base in the western Central Highlands extending their control over a narrow strip along the Cambodian the Saigon command reported. new course approved by the government would be implemented by July 1. The 20-hour standarized course would include 10 hours in the classroom and 10 hours behind the wheel. Consumer Affairs Minister Bob Dowling then told the legislature graduates would enjoy a 40-per-cent saving on their first insurance premium. For a 16-year-old male who completes the his premium will drop to from a saving. The saving results from giving him three-year accident free status. New drivers now are treated as if they have had an accident and thus must pay higher premiums. If the 16-year-old remains he will save about over the three years. It could cost him up to to take the approved driving course at a private driving school which would cut into the saving. But high schools presently offering driving courses will come under the program. As a third move to reduce accidents in Solicitor-General Helen Hunley said a Stop Check program for impaired drivers would be intensified. The government has not specified how it will intensify the program but. Miss Hunley said outside the legislature more and different publicity would be one change. Were 'plumbers'seeking Hughes LOS ANGELES Newspaper publisher Hank Greenspun has produced what he says are handwritten memos from Howard Hughes which he believes may have been sought by Watergate burglars. In a taped segment for NBC's Tomorrow Greenspun quoted a theory that the Watergate burglars may have been seeking documentation linking a political contribution from Hughes to President Nixon's C. G. Rebozo. He said in an interview with host Tom Snyder the theory was that would have been no Watergate without a man by the name of Howard Greenspun did not say whether anything in the big file of memos he took from his office safe referred to the contribution. There was no documentation beyond Gr'eenspun's word that the memos were from Hughes. The interview is to be shown tonight. publisher of the Las said his own safe was broken into. He said he did not know who did and he did not say if anything was taken. It has previously been alleged that some persons involved in Watergate discussed a break- in at Greenspun's but never carried it out. The contribution was received in 1969 and 1970 by Rebozo from a Hughes employee. Rebozo said he returned it intact in 1973. Watergate investigators have received testimony by quoted him as saying he gave some of the money to President Nixon's secretary and his two brothers. Greenspun said when the contribution was things cease-and-desist order preventing Hughes from acquiring more hotels was lifted. The theory is that in my or in Lawrence O'Brien's safe in the there might have been documentation on Rebozo or on the Hughes hotel O'Brien chair- man of the Democratic party at the time of the Watergate break-in. Hughes left his penthouse seclusion in Las Vegas in 1970 and since has lived in Canada and the Bahamas. He'hasn't been seen in public in more than 20 years. Meanwhile in Washington White House lawyer James St. Clair says the House of Representatives judiciary committee's impeachment case against President Nixon does not amount to much so but some committee members disagree. tew prosecutors ever have this kind of evidence said Representative Charles a former federal after the committee wound up the preliminary presentation of Watergate evidence Wednesday. By a vote of 28 to it au- thorized the sending of a letter to Nixon stating that his refusal will be weighed by the committee when it votes on whether to recommend his impeachment. Irish crisis sparks talks BELFAST -The Brit- ish government was meeting with political leaders of Northern Ireland trying to salvage something of the collapsed power-sharing experiment between Protestants and Roman Catholics. the commercial life of Ulster moved toward normal as Protestant satisfied that their 15-day general strike has reversed British efforts to bring minority Roman Catholics into the Ulster gov- returned to their jobs. Merlyn the British minister responsible for said his meetings today include talks with hardline Protestant leaders Rev. Ian Harry West and William Craig. Rees assumed ad- ministration of Ulster when the British reimposed direct rule from London Wednesday by suspending the Northern Ireland Assembly for four months. The move followed the col- lapse of the Northern Ireland executive Tuesday over the economic paralysis caused by the strike. Prime Minister Harold Wilson termed the developments in Northern Ireland Ulster's since the Second World War. Wilson called Parliament back from spring recess for an emergency ses- sion and pledged Rees will make every effort restore some form of power-sharing arrangemen-t.- But Protestant hardliners Stanfield sure of support HALIFAX Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield said Wednesday that he is sure all Tory MPs in the last Parlia- ment support his position on language rights even though 16 of them refused to reaffirm the principles of the Official Languages Act. He gave this as the reason for not considering the rejection of any sitting MP as Conservative candidate in the July 8 election. In Moncton earlier in the he had declared that he is placing his leadership and election as prime minister on the line in enforcing his party's bilingualism policy. He rejected Moncton Mayor Leonard Jones as a Tory candidate as soon as he was nominated in that riding on the grounds that he was associated with efforts to deny the French-speaking minority in Moncton equal language rights with English- speaking citizens. Oilmen exodus watched EDMONTON The Alberta government is keeping an eye on a possible exodus of oil industry employees from the province as some companies cut back' on exploration. Bill mines and minerals said Wednesday the government doesn't have a formal system to monitor any changes that may be taking place. But meetings are held with petroleum industry officials and information is passed on to the government about employees leaving Alberta for jobs elsewhere. were firm against giving the Catholic third of Ulster's 1.5 million people any more power. answer will be 'No' if Rees comes up with that said leader of the militant Vanguard Movement. The Ulster Workers' Council warned that the strike will quickly be resumed if demands for early elections for a new assembly are ignored. The militants believe they would win through elections an overwhelming vote of support that would kill British which they see aimed at eventual unification of the six counties of Ulster with the predominantly Catholic Irish republic. OPEC considers oil tax raise Austria The chief executive officer of the cartel which handles 80 per cent of global oil exports said today his organization might increase oil taxes rather than prices when a freeze expires July 1. Abderrahman secre- tary-general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said that members might decide to step up their income by increased taxation reap the windfall of the Western oil companies. In an exclusive he made clear OPEC expected the oil companies to absorb and not make their customers pay for it by boosting oil prices. long the oil com- panies were making a profit of about 50 cents per barrel of crude oil starting in the last they were making or he said Export controls easing OTTAWA Now that the National Energy Board has decided to control exports of ethylene from the federal government will not likely have to invoke powers under the recently-changed export and import permits act to require maximum up- grading of ethylene into plastics and other products in federal industry department otficials revealed Wednesday. The announcement should .remove one more of the elements underlying the tension of recent months between Ottawa and Alberta over the future growth and location of the country's petrochemical industry. In communications with the federal Alberta had expressed specific concerns that Ottawa might invoke the export-import permits act to keep in Canada ethylene destined for the U S. from the proposed Dome Petroleum-Dow Chemical of Canada Ltd. plant in Alberta. Inside 'Now let me see. Margaret loves Justin loves Sacha loves' Classified..........22 Comics ........1C District...........17 Local Markets...........19 Sports ........12-14 Theatres............7 TV...........6 Weather............3 Youth.............8 LOW TONIGHT HIGH FRIDAY CLOUDY. British vessel probes canal By AHMED SHAWKI LAKE Egypt Steaming and with a bit of a British naval command ship has become the first large ship to transit as much as half the war-blocked Suez canal since 1967. The 100-mile linking the Mediterranean Sea at Port Said with the Gulf of Suez and the Red and essentially east with still is a long way from commercial use. Work on rebuilding the canal began after U.S. State Secretary Henry Kissinger negotiated a disengagement of Egyptian and Israeli forces along the waterway. With raucous toots from its HMS Abdiel docked at Ismailia on Lake Timsah Wednesday to set up shop as the command ship for a Royal Navy mine-hunting team clearing mines other relics of war from the canal. It was closed after the six-day Arab-Israeli war in 1967. crossed the waterway carefully and with a bit of said Cmdr. J.D.W. the com- mand support ship's skipper. The 50-mile voyage from Port Said took five hours Under normal conditions it would have required officials said. United States and British naval teams have spearheaded the operation that began in early April to clear the waterway. Asked when the clearance operation will Husband replied that it may take a year at the current rate of progress. and heard About town Aid. Steve Koch sporting an unseasonable fur coat at city hall Wednesday Rod Lethbridge poulry claiming he isn't Chicken Man Norm Davis after installing a big engine in his four-wheel drive claiming he now has a ;