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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta FOG FORECAST HIGH WEDNESDAY NEAR 30 VOL. LXIII No. 272 LETI1BR1DGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1970 PRICE NOT' OVER 10 CENTS' TWO SECTIONS P. United States erm Vote Today By ROD CUItHIU WASHINGTON (CP) Americans vote today in an election tlial will leave vllal guideposts to future trends in United States politics even though it lacks the glamor of a presidential duel. More than any oilier president in history in' a mid-leniT vote, Uichard Nixon has campaigned throughout the country on (he theme that the break- down ol law and order is the principle crisis in the laljric of American life today. The people Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew calls and Democrats in general, arc blamed. Whether or not voters respond to this theme, or to the Democratic charge that the state of the eco- nomy is more important, will be reflected in several key contests. In final shots, Nixon and Democratic Senator Ed- mmid Muskie ot Maine shared a half-hour television time Holiday night. Nixon called en "the great silent majority" to speak out in the polling booth "against the appease- ment of the rock throwers and the obscenity shoutcrs in America." Muskie, vice-presidential candidate in 1968 and likely presidential candidate against Nixon in 1372, accused the Republicans of trying to scare voters into the Republican camp. He charged Nixon with leading, inspiring and guid- ing a political campaign built on lies, slander, naiue- calling and "deception of almost imprecedenled vol- ume." 'Hie Nixon message look the form of a speech in Phoenix, Ariz., earlier in which he drummed anew on liis law-and-ordcr theme. Apathy Apparent Despite 'his last-minute show of high political spirits, and the steamrolling personal campaign across the land by Agnew, the election has been marked by apathy and uncertainty. Many among the 12-1 million eligible voters expressed indecision or even lack of interest right up to election eve. Most attention centres on the 35 Senate races, with Republicans hoping against all odds to make the seven-seat not gain that would give them control there. Also at stake are 35 of the 50 an-I all M5 in the House of 'Representatives. Republicans began the campaign hoping to win con- trol of the split 57-43 for the despite the traditional inclination of Americans to vote against tie party controlling the White House. The Republicans are given little or no chance of upsetting the Democratic control of the house, now standing 243 to 187. JACK THE RIPPER? Edward, Duke of Clarence, once heir to the throne of England, is Jack the Ripper, the mysterious man who killed ot least five ond probably 20 prostitutes in 19th century tondon, hints Thomas Stowell, surgeon and respected British author. Edward, Duke of Clarence, hand on sword, dressed in a military uniform for his portrait in the early 1 880s. School Strike School Costs Dispute Ends Ja_ Commission Advocated EDMONTON strike by caretakers and main- tenance men that kept thou- sands of pupils out of public schools has ended as parties agreed to voluntary binding ar- bitration, it was announced today. WINNIPEG (CP) University leaders have asli- ed the federal government to establish a commission to study the problems of post-secondary education cost which are expected to triple over a seven-year pe- riod from 1968 to 1975. The request was made public Monday by the As- sociation of Universities and Colleges of Canada at the opening of the four-day annual meeting here. The association recommends the study be undertaken joint- ly by the federal government and the provincial gov- ernments, with support from the universities. J. J. Deutsch, principal of Queen's University in Kingston, OnL, (old a news conference Monday the association was "very much afraid" the challenges fac- ing post-secondary education would not receive the attention they deserve if the commission is not set up soon. Mr. Deutsch said the association was also "afraid decisions "concerning a new cost-sharing formula may only be made at the last minute" if adequate time is not taken for study. The present cost-sharing formula, under which the federal government pays 50 per cent of the operat- ing cosls of Canadian universities and finances the Canada Student Loan program, expires March, 1972. The AUCC is asking in its brief for the continua- tion of tho present transfer arrangement until 1973 so a commission would have time to report on its findings before n new cost-sharing formula is agreed upon. The AUCC brief warns that the universities may have to "turn away students who wish to attend or allow qualify to deteriorate'' if adequate financial sup- port is not forthcoming. The brief says operating and capital expenditures will triple in the seven-year span between 1960-GO and billion to billion. Over the same period, the brief predicts enrolment will almost from to full- time students. The AUCC. which represent.-, IK! institutes of high- rv Icaminr; in Ciinnda. recommends the sturly include the following areas of concern; role and responsibilities of universities in Canadian society. distribution of financial costs between gov- ernments and students and between federal and pro- vincial governments. for eliminating regional disparities in educational opportunities. of the federal government in support of re- search, student mobility, graduate study and foreign students. Shotgun Kill 2 CALGARY (CP) A mother and one son were killed by shotgun blasls early today and another son and a policeman wrere seriously wounded in the following early-morning shoot- out. Police said James Graham, 22, is in custody in hospital following the slayings and an attempted suicide. Mrs. Mickey Graham, 00, and her son Gerry 27, were killed and Constable Werner Richler of the city police wounded by gunshots to the heail and legs. Beer, Wine Sales Await Submission EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Liquor Control Board has approved in principle the sell- ing of beer and wine in small restaurants. llov.'cvcr. it is awaiting a submission from restaurateurs before making a recommenda- tion to the government. Barbara (lallivcr managing di'fidor of the Canadian Res- taurant Association. Alberta re- gion, said a detailed brief is Hearing completion and will be presented lo the board soon. Peter Elliot, ALCB chair- man, said that lo allow small rcMaurimls such as pizza houses lo sell beer and wine would require fl new licence classilicalion. Robert B. d'Eslerre, chair- man of the board of industrial relations, said the public school board and representatives of the Union of Public Employees had agreed to the appointment of a. single arbitrator whose findings and award would be final and binding on all parties. "Custodians and mainten- ance personnel, it is agreed, will return to work immedi- Mr. d'Esterre said in a prepared statement. The arbitrator will be ap- pointed by the industrial rela- tions board to "examine the issues and make a settlement which shall be final and bind- ing." Mr. d'Esterre, in an inter- view, said, in effect, the dispute will be resolved through voluntary binding ar- bitration. The strike started Oct. 22, closing all 150 schools in the public schools system. With volunteer workers, mostly par- ents of school children, 20 schools reopened Monday' and an additional 21 opsned today. About children had holiday's during Ihe strike, said Tom Mce, secretary treasurer of the school board. Jim Murric, assistant region- al director of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, snici other unions sup- port Ihe strike. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN VIVE-YEAIl-OU) Maiirmi Crisficld rinding a par- tial dental plate in a popcorn ball ?hc extorted from soir.c- ono on Halloween. Owner may claim same by tele- phoning 7-2-JOt) A well- known bearded (of sorts) n o m m ercial photographer trying to take passport pic- tures with no film in his camera Deputy Mayor Hex Little making a verbal slip r.nd managing lo com- bine "pat king" and "f.irklo'' lo como up with a new phrase "free downtmro sparkling." Cover or Act Softened MONTREAL (CP) Rewards totalling at least S150.000 have been jointly offered by the federal and provincial governments for information leading to the apprehension of the .kidnappers or murderers former Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte anil Trudeaii Is Rated No. 7 In Sexiest Men List LONDON (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau haj been se- lected by the tabloid Daily the kidnappBrs of James Cross, senior British trade commissioner here. 1V.MA HEWKITTEN In Ottawa, the federal govern- ment has introduced legislation designed to soften the rigid terms of the Measles Act, invoked Oct. 10 to deal with the terrorism which has hit Quebec province. In announcing the rewjrd offer in Quebec City Monday, Justice .Minister Jerome Cho- quette said the government is still offering safe passage to Cuba for terrorist Front de Lib- eration du Quebec kidnappers in return for the release of Mr. Cross. Mr. Cress was abducted from liis home here Oct. 5 and has not been heard from .since Oct. 18 when a letter in his handwrit- ing was found. The discovery of the letter occurred about 12 hours after the body of Mr. La- portc was found in the trunk of a car in nearby St. Hubert. OFFERED FOK SUSPECTS Rewards arc also being of- fered for information leading to the arrests of Paul Rose, Marc Carbonnean, Jacques Rose, Ber- nard Lortie and Francis Si- mard, all wanted in connection with the kidnap of Mr. Laporte Oct. 10. Paul ROM. 27, described as a part-time teacher and Carbon- neau 37, a .former taxi driver are also both wanted for kidnap- ping Jar. Cross. Mr. Choquette said police au- thorities will determine the amounts of the rewards to be made in each case and also said the identity of the informants will remain confidential. The new Ottawa legislation would continue to outlaw the FLQ which has claimed credit for both abductions. Under the War Measures Act, the period of detention for per- sons arrested could extend up to 21 days, at the discretion of pro- vincial authorities. The new legislation would shorten the time to seven days. With the new legislation a person can be detained without charge for three days only un- less the attorney-general of the province in which the person is being held has issued an order extending the periou of deten- tion to seven days. Meanwhile two men in their 20s. Jean-Guy Lelievre and Vic- tor Daudehn both of Montreal, were arraigned Monday on charges of conspiracy to steal machine-guns and military uni- forms from a military base at St. Johns, Qnc. They were the first la have been charged since the Wai- Measures Act was proclaimed. Police said the men wore not members of the FLQ. They planned to steal guns ond uni- forms and sell them. A third man was being sought. Also, a team of six lawyers was appointed by Mr. Clioquette Monday to handle any prosecu- tions that may result from wide- spread arrests allowed under the War Measures Act. The prosecution is to be co-ordinated by Crown Prosecutor Stephen Cuddihy of St Jerome, Que. A petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the case of Lemieux was turned downed Monday by Mr. Justice Antonio Lamer of Court of Queen's bench. Lemieux was arrested Oct. 16 shortly after proclamation of the War Measures Act. TltUDEAU Sketch as among the 10 men "who, more than any others, set 20 million female hearts in Britain and millions more the world over beating ever faster." Tnideau is rated No. 7 in the list of sexiest men. with Mayor John Lindsay of New York given top place. "Oh, Pierre. may be losing your hair but you're a lovely says The Sketch in its evaluation of the Cana- dian leader. "He is liberal, thoughtful and the news- paper goes on. These virtues are attractive in Trudeau's case they go with power and power, every woman knows, is lethal." T hr Others on the list include French actor Alain Dclon, singer Frank Sinatra. Defence Minister Moshe Dayan of Is- rael and actor Warren Bcatty. Meir: We Won't Shoot Unless Arabs Do OTTAWA (CP) Israel will not negotiate for a permanent settlement of the Middle .East it. She held that the Egyptian Conflict until Soviet missiles em- rihssilc buildup constituted a vi- Arab-Israeli conflict would de- rive strategic advantage from 'First vie pat the flag up, then we'll implement a Measures placed in Egypt in violation of the 90-day ceasefire are with- drawn, Premier Golda Meir said Monday night. The lady premier told a news conference at the conclusion of a one-day visit here Israel is agreeable to extension of the ceasefire, which ends this week, so long as it is mutually bind- ing. "We won't shoot as long as there is no shooting in the other side." However, she said in refer- ence to the SAM-3 missiles stationed on the Egyptian side of the Suez Canal in the last three months: "If undertakings can be broken immediately on coming into force, I don't see what sense there is in nego- tiating new agreements." Mrs. Meir said the ceasefire agreement carried a commit- ment that neither side in the Storm Blows Up At UN Over Mideast Policy UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) The UN General Assembly winds up today its first full- scale debate on the Middle East in three years with general agreement that the current ceasefire should be extended for tliree more months when it ends Thursday night. But while all three draft reso- Jane Fonda Lands In Jail For Kicking Customs Man CLEVELAND. Ohio (CP-AP) Actress Jane Fonda was in Cuyahoga County jail today after police said she tricked a U.S. customs agent when she was asked to submit to a search at the Cleveland airport. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ed- ward Molnar Miss Fonda was to appear before U.S. Com- missioner Clifford E. Bruce later today. Police said Miss Fonda had flown in from Toronto, and cus- toms Agents asked to search the overnight hag she was carrying. She was told that she would have to submit to a search by a matron at thn customs otlice after some plastic rials contain- ing pills were found in the hag, police said. Patrolman Robert said he went to the aid of a customs agent after Miss Fonda had kicked tlie agent. Piper said the actress then kicked him. Custom1; agents would not comment on the incident other than to confirm Uiat Miss Fonda had been airesled. The actress told a college air- lutions which are before the as- sembly contained tin's proposal, there was deep disagreement on the formula to be adopted to extend the ceasefire and press for a resumption of peace talks under UN special envoy Gunnar Jarring. A storm, meanwhile, blew up over British policy statements on the Middle East by Foreign Secretary Sir Alec Douglas- Home and British UN delegate Sir Colin Crowe. Sir Colin elaborated Monday night on a statement by the for- eign secretary Saturday that Is- rael should withdraw from occu- pied Arab (errilory with only minor border changes. Sir Colin said that commit- ments to peace on one hand and withdrawal and secure bounda- ries on the other were "ele- ments of equal importance and one cannot be taken without the other." olalion of this undertaking. WANT MISSILES MOVED "We ask one thing, that the missiles be taken away and the ceasefire restored to what it was said Mrs. Meir. The small, grandmotherly Is- raeli leader told reporters her talks with Prime Minister Tru- deau and External Affairs Min- ister Sharp on the midcast situ- ation were "extremely pleas- ant." There had been a "very thorough and frank discussion of our problems." Nevertheless, she appeared to chide Canada along with other countries for not speaking louder against what she said were violations by the Arab states of solemn undertakings. If governments and foreign ministers agree the ceasefire has been violated they should apply the same standards to the Arab states as they aply to other countries, she said. This appeared to be a refer- ence to occasional resolutions adopted by the Security Council condemning Israeli punitive raids against her Arab neigh- bors. At the same lime, she ex- pressed a conviction that some day Israel and her Arab neigh- bors will live in peace and co- operation. Loug-Exliiict Volcano Spews Bright Flares SUVA. Fiji (Reutcr) A long-extinct volcano on the Fijian island of Mocc, in the southern Lau group was re- ported lo be erupting tonight. Messages received by Suva radio from the inter-island steamer Tofua said the island, which has a population of about 500, was erupting in "numerous brilliant flares." Aircraft will fly from Suva to Ihe island and government ships were preparing lo sail from Suva with medical teams. UNITED APPEAL JANE FONDA cliencc in Ixmdon, Out.. Mon- day: "There ij no system in An.erica today, but only repres- sion and prison for anyone who is tiding lo do anything in Countdown To Go Objective ;