Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
12 THE HTMiBIOOE HIRALD November 1t73 Games plebiscite pass easily' EDMONTON A plebiscite on Edmonton's million share of financing the British Commonwealth Games in 1978 pass despite a campaign by the Edmonton Taxpayers' Mayor Ivor Dent said yesterday. Mayor Dent was com- menting on a statement by association president Eric Reilly that his group will organize a petition to force a QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capital Furniture BMg. Slebiscite if city council gives rst reading to a money bylaw to finance the shire and then doesn't defer a plebiscite until next October's civic election. Mr. Reilly said the petition would require signatures from about 7.000 persons. Officials say a plebiscite has never been held before regarding financial support in any city that has staged the games. Mayor Dent said Mr. Reilly was misleading the public because the statement said that the cost to taxpayers for the games would be million. is the beginning of a great deal of misleading statements that we can expect to hear in the months JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE All Uniforms White and colored OFF s A IB Special Rack OFF '73 Styles OFF Uniforms lor Nnrsis BMitidms Docttrs Wiitmm JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 504 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3631 Calgary royal visit hassle ignites battle are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART 2-in favor 5-True PART 5-e PART 5-c PICTURE Jacob Malik New weapons Soviet SAM 6 anti-aircraft of the type used by the Egyptians in the recent Mideast are shown in Red Square at Moscow in military par- ade. It was reportedly the first time they were publicly displayed. By PAUL JACKSON HeraU Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The controver- sial matter of the missing guest list for the big dinner hosted by the federal govern- ment for Queen Elizabeth in Calgary last a matter which has been simmering and festering in the national capital ever erupted into the open with a bang in the House of Commons Wednesday. And it ignited a battle Royal between Canada's most loyal former prime minister John and what some observers cynically say is the nation's newest convert to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. At the big Calgary dinner July 8 only four Calgary MPs were invited to attend. according to charges by Opposition the Liberal government invited all the 19 defeated Liberal candidates in Alberta to at- tend the function. as Calgary South MP Peter Bawden admitted at the it was that while the four Calgary MPs were pushed into sitting at a small table in an out-of-the-way corner of the room the defeated Liberal candidates had a fine table right up front. 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In .the Commons Mr. Diefenbaker described the Calgary gather- ing and a similar one in Ot- tawa as greatest gather- ing of Grits in living Mr. backed by deskthumping applause from Conservative charg- ed the failure of the Trudeau government to fulfill its obligations and hand over the list was utter of the institution of Parliament. Then up popped Mr.Trudeau who said the reason for the de- lay was because not only was Mr. Diefenbaker going to get the guest lists of the Calgary and Ottawa but also information related to affairs for Queen Elizabeth thrown by various provincial the RCMP and other organizations. Even though the former prime minister didn't ask for the additional Mr. Trudeau hinted that he was going to swamp Mr. Diefenbaker with so much in- formation on the Queen he wouldn't know what to do with it. FINAL SLAP Then Mr. Trudeau threw what he thought was a final slap in Mr.Diefenbaker's face by stressing that since Mr. is Fellow of the Royal Society of which incidentally Mr. Diefenbaker is the prime minister would obvious- ly do his best to get the infor- mation on the Royal visit as swiftly as possible. As Mr. Diefenbaker and Mr.Trudeau had battled it out jeers and deskthump- ing applause had erupted from both government and Conser- vative beaches at various Mr. Trudeau's charge that Mr. Diefenbaker was not a member of the Fellow of the Royal Society brought the biggest round of applause yet from Liberal benches. It soon died down. Up stood Mr. Diefenbaker to tell a rather embarrassed Mr. Trudeau that the former prime minister had himself been honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada for the past several one of Mr. Trudeau's aides had in-error given the prime minister the wrong for in the official Canadian Parliamen- tary Guide for 1973 after Mr. Diefenbaker's name appears the of the Royal Society of Throughout the fight the man who first brought up the matter in the House of Com- mons a few days after the Edmonton Strathcona MP Doug remained quiet. Mr. normally a mild-mannered person but who has become too disgusted about the situation to even want to talk about it wasn't at the dinner.But the man he defeated by a vote Liberal Hu was invited and given one of the best seats at the dinner. SOME TOYS UNSAFE PITTSBURGH That cuddly teddy bear meant to bring a Christmas-morning grin to your child's face could also be the cause of injury and even a consumers group here warns. Some toys have been banned by the federal government as being but many stores throughout the nation continue to stock the hazardous says John president of the Alliance for Consumer Protection. Nixon medical treatment story denied WASHINGTON The White House denied Wednesday suggestions that President Nixon is undergoing psychiatric treatment to help him overcome pressures generated by the Watergate political espionage scandal and other domestic and foreign issues. press secretary Ronald Ziegler said when asked at a news briefing whether the president is under psychiatric care. Ziegler added that the of which he had been aware before the ques- tion was put to just totally without foundation.'' Anyone who works with the president as he Ziegler knows Nixon is very determined and very much in and has the reins of government in his hands. COMPILING DOSSIERS Ziegler repeated statements made at the White House on Tuesday that the president in- tends to meet the Watergate matter head-on and is com- piling extensive dossiers of in- formation with which to answer charges against him in a month or two. He said he does not an- ticipate the president will appear before the Senate Watergate as re- quested by Senator Sam Er- the committee but will communicate with the with the press and the American people. Ziegler announced that the White House legal staff of five lawyers would be expanded within the next week or so. He said this is because of the need to draw up com- prehensive answers to charges made against the president and because investigations are being con- ducted by more than 100 lawyers on the staffs of the Watergate special prosecutor and the Senate Watergate committee. president is faced with an unprecedented flow of charges and Ziegler said. intend to meet this issue head Soviets show off new war weapons 1102-3rd Are. Albtita 328-9651 MOSCOW For the first time in six years the Soviet Union Wednesday showed off new weapons in its traditional Nov. 7 military parade across Red Square. But their appearance was viewed only as mild finger- wagging at the United States for putting its own nuclear forces on world alert during the Middle East crisis. The customary speech to men of the Red Army delivered by Defence Minister Andrei Grechko followed the pattern of mildness of the last three years. Grechko as he always for strengthen- ing Soviet military might but he again omitted to mention the united States by speaking merely of im- perialist circles from the out- side which had encouraged Israel in Its aggression. TONIC SHOWN Today's new only in the sense that they had not been noted previously by Western experts an airborne the and a snub-nosed missile hous- ed inside a smooth casing about 20 yards long. Informed sources said they thought the missile was a new- generation ABM. The last time the Soviet Un- ion introddced a new weapon into their Nov. 7 parade was 1967 when a tank not formerly put on show was introduced. Both the missile and the air- borne tank had certainly been operational for western experts said. Wednesday's military parade marking the 56th an- niversary of the Bolshevik Revolution also showed off a number of surface-to-air missiles including some-used by Egypt in its desert battle against Israel. Yule stamps OTTAWA A special issue of four Christmas stamps was released yester- day by the post office. Design- ed by Toronto artist Arnaud the stamps represent four different aspects of Christinas.