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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LCTnVnlUUE n yt News In brief Kissinger in Peking PEKING U.S. State Secretary Henry Kissin- ger arrived here today for wide-ranging talks with Premier Chou En-lai. The visit was originally scheduled for last month but was delayed by the Middle Bast crisis which involved Kissinger in crucial talks in Five Arab capitals. It is Kissinger's sixth visit to China since his first secret mission in when he paved the way for President Nixon's journey to the Chinese capital. Kissinger is expected to hold three full days of talks heie wilh Chou. He may also meet Chairman Mao but such meetings are never an- nounced in advance. 4ir fuel supply good OTTAWA Uncer- tain fuel supplies have had no effect on Air Canada operations so Transport Minister Jean Marchand told the Commons Friday. If service must be he indicated that transatlantic flights may be curtailed before domestic Farm officials meet in Rome flights. He told Robert Muir Breton The that Canadians should be protected first. In an Air Canada spokesman said fuel supplies are fairly but one problem resulted from fuel conservation measures an- nounced in the United States. ROME World farm and leaders today 19 days of talks aimed it improving the lot of armers and hungry hen broke for a weekend of nformal sightsee- ng and other social events. Director A. H. Bccrrna cf he United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization opened the agency's 7th biennial conference with warm words of welcome to which has rejoined the jody after a 20 years absence. R. C. Zambia's minister of rural added similar words shortly being elected chairman of the conference. he has been able to make a thing of the for its 750 million people without relying heavily on im- ports. Canada is represented at the 130-country meeting by about a dozen officials led by Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan. News analysis Aluminum pioneer dies MONTREAL Ray Edwin Rip one of the nen who made aluminum a lousehold word and helped nake Canada a leading producer in the died Friday He was 85 A pioneer builder of the aluminum the United States born executive began peddling pots and pans to Illinois housewives as a college boy and spent more than 55 years in the industry before his retirement. Mr. Powell served as presi- dent of Aluminum Co. of Canada Ltd from 1937 to 1957. As senior vice president and director of operations of Alcan Aluminum Ltd. until 1960 he was involved in Alcan's international investments in a score of countries. Alcan described Mr. Powell as the in construction of the world's two largest aluminum at and B. C. Oil price shelter sought CHARLOTTETOWN Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield pro- posed Saturday 'that any price increases in home heating oil be paid by the federal treasury at least until the end of January and possibly beyond In effect a freeze on prices to consumers. Speaking to the provincial Carpet PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. Conservative Mr. Stanfield noted the govern- ment's intention to allow in- creases in price for home heating oil which would par- ticularly affect Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. He urged the government instead to provide price for home-heating oil while the voluntary price freeze on Canadian crude oil is in effect. Deaths CANADIAN PRESS the secretary who inherited a palatial estate and a hugh trust fund from her late tycoon boss. New Dr. Mau- rice a leader of reform Judaism. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 lit S. Phone 328-8896 and Home Owner RUG SMAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY Unhealthy Itchy FREE SCALP CLINIC Nov. 13 MEN-WOMEN For a Lifetime Healthy Hair Growth Thinning itchy dand- ruff are no mystery to me. Early detection of excessive falling hair and scalp problems are serious warning signs leading to worsening baldness. Prompt treatment can save you em- barrassing tragedy of going bald. FREE HAIR CLINIC TUESDAY ONLY For your free hair and icalp go to me Marquis Hotel between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Nov. 13 and the clerk for Mr. WoodhalCa number. You may phone for an appointment or just come In at your convenience. Consulta- are given in private. You will not be embarrassed or owl- gated In any way. World Wide Clinics Liberals pursuing investment screen OTTAWA The gov- ernment indicated Friday it is determined to screen foreign investment and has given top priority to its bill to provide a screening mechanism. prepared to wait however long the opposition is prepared to John parliamentary secretary to Government House Leader Allan MacEachen said in an inter- view. in their The foreign investment re- view which would impose controls on takeovers of Cana- dian is expected to take up most of next week's Com- mons business. It has been before the House all this week and members have 12 amendments to decide upon before they even begin fi- nal debate on the controver- sial proposals. If the opposition's long series of speeches is a planned it showed no sign of easing Friday. The Conservatives and New Democrats want changes in the bill but have said they will support it as a step in the right direction. WANT CONSULTATION One of the main criticisms is that the government's proposed legislation makes no provision for consultation with the provinces before a decision is made on a foreign investment. is not a single legal obligation to consult with a single person in the govern- ment of any province under this said John Fraser is no compulsion upon the federal government to give notice to any The consultation issue also was cited by Conservatives Trevor Morgan and Patrick Nowlan Mr. Morgan said the govern- ment could have avoided many of its energy problems if it had itself a and talked to the provinces. Mr. Nowlan said the in- vestment review board plann- ed by the government would be a bureaucracy with all its inherent snarls. almost beyond the imagination what could take he said. TOUGHER STAND Max Saltsman Waterloo said it does not deal with reinvestments or expansion of existing foreign companies. The bill proposes to screen new investments and to control existing foreign interests that want to expand into unrelated areas. Robbery not D. B Ore. A robbery suspect arrested in California last Monday is not the skyjacker D. B. who parachuted out of a jetliner in the Pacific Americans close Uganda embassy LONDON Uganda confirmed Friday night that the United States was closing its embassy in and accused the U.S. Secret Service of tapping the telephones of Chinese and other diplomats in the Ugandan capital. A government quoted by Uganda said President Idi Amin on Oct. 14 personally showed the Soviet and Chinese ambassadors the house and equipment used by U.S. intelligence agents to listen in to various embassies' telephone conversations. costing millions of is still in the hands of the government of and copies of the tapes found were handed over to the Russian ambassador and the Chinese the spokesman said. The monitored said the U.S. government had decided unilaterally to with- draw all diplomatic and con- sular staff from Uganda. WASHINGTON -The United States has urged all Americans in Uganda to leave in the wake of the closing of the U.S. embassy there. State department spokesman George Vest said Friday that the 200 or so Americans in Uganda were in- formed in advance of the shut- down of the embassy and some have indicaated they will leave. Most of the U.S. citizens in Uganda are missionaires. Vest said West Germany has agreed to look after American including the protection of U.S. citizens. The last American diplomat is scheduled to leave Uganda today. Vest said he was not aware of any plans for Uganda to withdraw its diplomats from the United States or close down its embassy in Washington. The two countries have not severed diplomatic relations. Mr. Saltsman echoed Mr. Morgan's criticism about the oil saying Canada not be in the mess we're in today if the oil in- dustry were not dominated by foreign He said Canadians fell for the line that their standard of living would be reduced if they turned back foreign money at the U.S. border. Herb parliamentary secretary to Industry Minister Alastair criticized New Brunswick Premier Richard Hatfield for his approach to foreign capital. has categorically stated that he sees no need for foreign investment Mr. MP for New Brunswick's Gloucester said if foreign com- panies are not prepared to co- they should stay away. people from the United States or Europe do not like this Premier Hatfield has as far as my province is they can bloody well stay suspect Cooper Northwest with in ransom the FBI said Friday. The FBI said earlier Friday that the charged with bank was being in- vestigated as a possible suspect in the 1971 skyjacking. Arvid Julius of was arrested in San Diego last Monday and charged with an Oct. 29 holdup in King Ore. Authorities said he will be questioned about 15 other Oregon bank robberies sincp 1970. completed our in- quiry and are able to eliminate Kiperts as being in- volved in that Northwest Airlines hijacking or in any way involved with said Julius special agent in charge of the Portland FBI office. LINKS SOUGHT The FBI said it investigated possible links between Kiperts and Cooper because of an in- cident at a bank robbery in south of Portland. Battlefield family A Cambodian woman holding her son leans against her soldier hus- band in foxhole during a recent mortar attack on a government position near Moha Cam- bodia. The woman and child hold Buddhist neck- laces in their mouths. Families of soldiers cus- tomarily live with them in Cambodia and frequently go into action with the troops. GROUCHO UPSET BY BOOK NEW YORK Groucho Marx went to court Friday and won a temporary restraining or- der against publication of The Marx Brothers Scrap- which he said so shocked him he became ill. The 83-year-old come- dian said the book without his his comments on people's sex his evaluation of producers and and the drink- ing habits of his wives. All he agreed to was to have informal talks with writer Richard from which Anobile was to write the story of the Marx brothers' Marx said. he Anobile used the conversational material for character assassination against me and to bring disrepute to the careers of my brothers and State Supreme Court Justice Sidney Fine issued a temporary restraining order and set Nov. 13 to hear the lisher Darien dis- tributer W. W. Norton and and Penthouse Inter- national. which has excerpt rights Marx also asked for million damages. Marx said in an affidavit that when he read the final manuscript he was shocked by its contents that I became ill and had a serious increase in my blood requiring additional medical atten- tion.'' He added that the obscene references would be offensive to the readers of the NATO 6a mess' during latest Mideast war By GEORGE SHERMAN Washington Star-Newt WASHINGTON cer- tainly made a god-awful mess of so said one in an ungaurded about United States handling of North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies during the recent Middle East war. He and others speak of the U.S. emotional accusations against its European partners for separating themselves from U.S. peace efforts. Whether or not Secretary of State Henry Kissinger actual- ly used to describe his disenchantment with NATO at a closed-door brief- ing on Capitol Hill 10 days that word aptly sums up the Nixon administration's reac- tion at the height of the crisis. So serious is the concern over the consequences now that Defense Secretary James Schlesinger and Kissinger have set up a special high- level working group to sort out what went wrong and which have to be eor-' reeled. Now the public words have become much softer. Rallying of trans-Atlantic ranks has become the order of the day. Embarrassed diplomats and U.S. officials speak of now overcome. Schlesinger return- ed Thursday night from a NATO meeting at The with assurances in the earlier words of a spokesman that the dis- putes have worked out- But behind the scenes is the realization that the Middle East crisis produced the biggest rift in the 24-year history of the alliance. By the time President Nixon sudden- ly ordered the worldwide alert of U.S. forces the night of Oct. a virtual com- munications breakdown ex- isted between Washington and its chief European allies. To be events had mov- ed swiftly too swiftly for consultation since the out- break of the war on Oct. 6. Officials and foreign diplomats looking back over the debris of almost three weeks of acknowledge that a tion grew within the alliance about what was happening in the Middle East. we handled it relatively clamfy as the fourth round in the Israel-Arab said one U.S. official. Certainly it was seen as a test of U S. Soviet but that meant testing whether Moscow and Washington could swiftly bring an end to the fighting. At that early the European position was not of great concern to the U.S. could we be upset with many European declarations of or the British embargo on arms shipments to the con- tinued the we ourselves were holding off on arms resupply to Israel and pressuring the Russians to do the same with the In he the common acceptance of Israeli invin- cibility since 1967 supported the luxury of western division over tactics to follow in this latest war. The Europeans made full use of that luxury. From the outset they made no secret that the oil weapon of the Arabs had great power. Since western Europe depends upon the Mediterranean and Per- sian Gulf oil fields for between 70 and 80 per cent of its governments quickly used neutrality in the to preserve that flow of oil. B.C. firm accepts U.S. offer VANCOUVER A troubled British Columbia electronics firm accepted Fri- day a United States offer to purchase half its equity after the provincial government refused to intercede to keep the company in Canadian hands. Gordon president of Triton Industries Ltd. of suburban said Fri- day night provincial Trade Minister Gary Lauk had refus- ed to accept his company's re- quest that the New Democratic Party gov- ernment purchase 50-per-cent equity in the company for The company then accepted an offer by Nahani Investments Ltd. of Van- couver and Citibank Corp. of New Yori. Mr. Anderson said the com- pany faced severe financial problems unless additional fi- nancing was found and had no choice but to accept the U.S. offer. UFO chases truck along Ottawa road OTTAWA A local family says an unidentified flying object with flashing white lights chased their truck along a highway at speeds up to 100 miles an hour last week. Rick his wife and their three small were returning to Ottawa on Highway 417 Thurs- day evening. I noticed these bright lights in my side-view mir- said Mr. Bouchard. Mr. Bouchard said he drove at speeds up to 100 miles an hour to escape a 10-foot oval-shaped object with flash- white lights. He said the object came within 15 feet of the truck dur- ing the chase and hovered about four feet over the road. children were petri- said Mrs. Boucher. The object finally dis- appeared behind trees and the Bouchards telephoned police. A family friend who drove along the same highway later in the evening to investigate said he was also chased by a similar object. Ron who works with Mr. said he crossed lanes on the back tracked and turned off his lights. The object dis- appeared. know what I he said. people don't believe that's Saskatoon Barrett woos Levesque OPTOMETRISTS DR. RALPH F. OLER hit association with DR. DENNIS H. PITKIN Offices In two locations Itt4l04 Mariners convention low-key SASKATOON Prag- matism rather than ideology was the theme Friday as Sas- katchewan Liberals opened a two-day convention to hammer out party policy for the next provincial election. Debates were generally lowkey and following an appeal by Liberal Leader Dave Steuart for delegates to ignore the issue of right wing or left wing and to express their individual beliefs. Delegates wanted to make the Senate an elected es- tablish a pulp mill in northeastern promote daycare re- quire witnesses to report cases of child beating and keep the federal government In nt for socialist Canada VANCOUVER Pre- mier Dave Barrett of British Columbia has invited Rene Levesque and his Parti Quebecois to forget separatism and work with the New Democratic Party build a socialist Canada within dreams and the hopes and the aspirations of the or- dinary people of Quebec are exactly the same as the only difference is he said Friday night. language never stopped people from making The premier told 415 dele- gates at the opening of a four- day provincial NDP conven- tion that he would go to Montreal at the end of this month extend a to say look let's sit down and He said 30 per cent of the people of Quebec voted for the Parti Quebecois in last month's provincial election. I say to that in- tellectually and emotionally there may have been a need to argue for separatism. practically and economically you don't need to join with us from Quebec right across to British Columbia within He said Confederation is in trouble. can't help but feel that Canada as a nation has a vac- uum of leadership. It is a ship without a captain and drifting in the seas of fantastic prob- Mr. Barrett said the Parti Quebecois is similar to the NDP that it has a Hftafcahi tkflul democratic socialist me say that in one year British Columbia has proved that it can be done within Con- said Mr. who led his party to an over- whelming victory over the So- cial Credit party in the provincial elec- tion. Mr. Barrett said he was sad- dened by the outcome of Que- bec's election and repeated his charge that Liberal Robert Bourassa headed a mouse that had been giving away the province's natural resources at fire-sale prices. He said Quebec would not have to ask for equalization payments if it had a govern- ment with the guts and drive bargain hard for the benefit for the ordinary people ;