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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH WEDNESDAY NEAR 40. No. 273 e TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1971 PRICE NOT OVER JO CENTS TWO SECTIONS 20 PAGES ern grows over test soo mem Ily ROD CUltlllE WASHINGTON (CPi The United Stales Senate is a ponderous, slow-moving animal that has been known to debate and amend a bill until it drops dead of old age. Hut occasionally it moves willi such sudden deftness il surprises even itself. Such was Ihe case Friday night when, with about onMhird of its members already off home for Ihe weekend, il struck from the blue, killing the billion foreign-aid bill. a cornerstone of l.'.S. diplomacy and "mlcr- the foreign aid scheme has for years been attacked by liberals and conservatives alike, for different reason's. It was presumed il would gel a particularly rough ride through Congress this year, in now of American indignation over the U.S. defeat on the China question in the United Nations. But its execution had not been anticipated. Aside from Ihe shod; the Senate gave itself, Nixon administration officials were described as almost, in- credulous as they met in an unusual emergency session Saturday morning to begin examining the consequences. Came al bad time Hy 'I UK CAN.'.IHVN IMIKSS (irinving Canadian coiicern about Ihc; huge underground nu- clear test the United Stales is determined to set. off soon is producing demonstrations across the country. University and college classes were to be cancelled in a num- ber of cities today and Wednes- day so students could join pro- tests. I ellihrdigc. planned a protest Wednesday ,i] CPi Finance Minister K. .1. Benson added two sweeteners today to his pro- posed lax law revision lo benefit tlu- provinces if they agree ouifkly to conform to Ihe new plan. He said all provinces would be guaranteed r.o less revenue under the new tax plan than under the old. for a period of five years. inu-Oy, he1 had offered tins only for three years. lie ,ilst> told the provinces they miplit a provincial in- come tax which would ho of one iH'ivcnlage point high.T than preuoii.-ly planr.eil. Under the cxf-tini; law. HI- lima abalrs cent of tint total of federal and provincial income lax revenues for a pro- .it riuO o, i ml. MrM provinces, in fi.el, charge- more. Ihan the slandard 2i PIT cent. Originally, the- government said the province, should a provincial tax of pel' cent cil (Klaua'.s new income las, In maintain the same level of provincial revenues. Mr. Hon- :-on raised that, figure today lo per cent. Manitoba now levies the higlv rsl. rale of provincial income, per cent Manitoba Treasurer Saul Cberniak said ho was pleased with Mr. Benson's announcements today. II will mean that Manitoba under tho. new scheme would levy a pro- vincial tax of 42.5 per cent of whatever Ottawa levies in tho province. Seen and heard a groun The slate-owned British Eu- Airways, which nor- About town MACLEOD fish and game association presi- dent .Julius Moltzahn calmly telling a woman that 1080 is a poison and not a newly-pro- posed government bill I'elo Nicas being thrilled and delighted when comedian Don Itic-kles called him up on stage to lake part in his nightclub act in Las Vegas. liMTM) NATIONS K'l'i Mainland t lima has named n Ill-person d c leg a I i o n to I ho. N.-itiniK Assem- bly, hy tlv vice-minister of foiT.gn affairs and including l.hi< ambassador in Otlawa. UN .Secret 1! Thanl. r ceo i v cd n Iclegrem today fnm Pekinj; naming the delegation but r.o indica- tion when it will iii'rive bore. Onlv ,1 week ago, the General Assembly votid lo ,-cal ihv Peo- ple's Hi-public of I'hii-i and expel tin- Nationalists ol Tai- wan. in ih- Uorerai Jlhiister Chi fri s.-id tho delegalion will be headed by Chiri.i Kraii-liua. The deputy leader will be Hi 'oig Him, now limlv-ador lo lluimg also Will be Ihc pel inane-lit Chine.'-o represent alive on l.ho Security Council. It is not known whether Huang will continue as ambas- sador to Canada in addition lo bis duties at to I'N, some ether countries have am- bassadors in such dual roles. The appointment of the vice- foreign minister to boa.I the del- egation was seen by observers II-TC a-s an indication thai China plans In begin il.s I'N role on a low key. DR. HERZBERG AT WORK IN OTTAWA LABORATORY Smallwood rumors in OTTAWA (CPI There was speculation on Parliament Hill today that embattled Premier Joseph Smallwoe.d of Newfound- land will ask Prime Minister Trudeau to call a snap federal bvclection in Ihe Newfoundland riding of ccntion. The idea would be th.it a Lib- eral win in UB constituency, even if federal, would help hol- ster Mr. Smallwoods ch-.-.res of Mayipc in power in Ihe nrovinec ihr.iiL'h li- has o-'lv 20 seats compaiTi! to the Conservatives 21 as a resi.lt of last Thursdays p-iivi'.irv.il election. The Bonavisla-Triniiv-Concep- lien scat in the Commons was held by Conservative Frank Vidros. provincial leader ef h's mriv in Newfonndhnd a-d for a far, 'n a rovc'Timon- Mr. said in St. Johns- Mond.iv night ll'cit h? wo'.i'd have dinner with Mr. Trudeau in Ottawa Tuesday evening. He was also expected to see cabinet ministers. Mr. Smallwood also said in an interview in St. John's Monday that he was going to discuss public business in Ottawa, in- cluding financing for a ship- building project at Marystovm. Political observers said Mr. Smallwcod has come to Ottawa to give the appearance that he is still fully in charge in bis province, despite tbe electoral setback. Hotel on Scopus JERUSALEM (API The cornerstone laid Tuesday for the first hotel to be built on Mount Scopus, in Jerusalem, since ihe 1.W7 Arab-Israeli war. s Electronic mail service 'begins WASHINGTON fAP'' Tne r S. postal service inauguraied Monday electronic mail delivery Waslinigion and New York. A no'-.-vm: ;l the r-. '......-i "f ,i c s i IV i o m-'l m is s i on o' pt-.-iphs or u't'.il with a fiiiir-h.ini1 deliverv lime. Trans- mit -n .-nil delivery of t-ach Irlli document C'.ists s.i and e.ich additional page costs Ms PrfsitJrnt of ilia I ililcil Sltili'S nf nuinti ihca ;