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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THI HIHBRIDGE HERALD _ Wedndjdoy, Novembor 23, 1972------------- News in brief Kennedy memorial riles today (AP) Me- morial rites were planned lo- day in different parts of the United Slates lo observe the ninth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassina- tion. Close friends and family members were expected to at- tend mass at the Holy Trinity Church in Washington. In Dallas school children for the first lime were called on to help Mayor Wes Wise conduct riles at the Kennedy Memprial, a few hundred yards from where Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade Nov. 22, 1S63. The pupils were lo lead pray- ers and sariplure reading while a high school band provided music for hymns. A visit to Kennedy's grave at Arlington National Cemetery outside Wasliinglon on the anni- versary has been an annual event for the Kennedy family. Jailed NHL executive moved KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) John Moloney. regional di- Harold Ballard, 69, president of! rector of the Canadian Pcni- Mapel Leaf Gardens ot Toron- tentiary Service, said Tuesday lo. has been moved to the 90- that while some prisoners in prisoner minimum sec u r ily the minimum security unit unit at nearby Millhaven after! wtrk in the kitchen of Ihe main less than a month in Kingston j Millhaven complex, a max- penitentiary. imum security Institution, he Ballard is serving a three- year sentence for fraud and theft of about from the Gardens, doubted that Ballard would be working there. "I don't Itnow Iris particular said Mr. Moloney. Graham services interrupted KOHTMA, India (AP) An Indian army convoy was am- bushed today only three miles from where American evange- crusade rounds, but Graham carried on with a special pray- er sendee for the sick. When about pesons sitting on the outer edges of the football list Billy Graham was conduct- field began to leave alter hear- ing his Crusade lor Christ i ing the shooting Graham among the Naga bribe. pealed to them to remain seat- The fHng was audible in the ed. They did. Church name recommended Belgian govt. quits BRUSSELS meulcr) Prime Minisler Gaslon Eyskens of Belgium told parliament to- day that his coalition govern- ment is resigning because of a deep split over how to settle the country's linguistic problems. The parliamentary rank anc file of the two parties forming Belgium's coalition govemmenl were not able lo agree on a government program for rede- fining relations between the Flemish-arid French-speaking communities when the program was submitted to them today. The Socialists accepted the government's package but the Christian Socialists failed to agree on it. Immediately after making his statement, the prime minister, coalition was relumed to poivcr a year ago, went lo hand over his resignation to King Bp.udouin, Belgium's language squabble between the French-speaking Walloons and the Dutch-speak- ing Flemings has dominated the political scene since the Second World War and has broueht down several govern- ments. The main problems concern the linguistic future of the Voer cantons, a linguistically mixed community of about peoole in northeast Belgium. The Voer is attached to the Flemish province of Limburg, but there is a move lo bring il under Ihe control of the French- speaking province of Liege. TORONTO (CP) The Gen- eral Commission on Church Union announced today that, Instead of Church of Canada, It will recommend Church of Christ In Canada as the name of Ihe proposed union of tlree religious denominations. Originally, Church of Canada was chosen as the name to be proposed to the Anglican, Unit- ed and Christian Disciples of Christ churches. Vancouver renews Games hid OTTAWA Min- ister John Munro met Tuesday with a Vancouver committee which wants to renew its appli- cation for the 1976 Winter Olympics, and said the federal government is prepared to con- sider reviving its original offer of financial assistance. Free grave gesture shunned KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) No one has called to register for a free grave, say the owners of a cemetery near Klamath Falls. The offer was made by Mr. and Mrs. Edward nal application for the 197G i White lo anyone who says he in- Olympics, which would have tends lo drink and drive during been held at Garibaldi. They Ihe U.S. Thanksgiving Day holi- were awarded instead to Den-1 day. They ran an advertisemenl ver, Colo. However, Denver re-: saying: "Alleviale suffering and cently bowed out, leaving the expense lo the family should a site open for renewed applica- tions. Vancouver failed m ils origi- Airlines face haukruptcy WASHINGTON (Reuter) Many of the world's airlines face bankruptcy unless govern- ments tighten charter flight rules, the head of the interna- tional airline organization said Tuesday. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Reagan, B3, former football star for New Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) Steps by the Uniled Stales, Britain and other countries to make it easier to travel on a charter flight could cause ir- revocable harm to the entire aviation industry, said Knut llammarskjold York Gianls and Philadelphia Eagles. Birmingham, Ala. Donald Clayton Driggers, 79, a charac- ter actor who played in more than 400 movies in a Hollywod career lhal spanned 32 years, in hospital. Flaiano, 02, novelist, satirist and behind-the- scenes influence on tiie Italian cinema boom of the 1950s and 1960s, of a heart allack. Blore, 67, for- mer overnight editor of Renter news agency and a radio com- mentator on marilime affairs. member of Ihe family be killed as a resull drunk." of driving while Montana poet dies at 87 BUTTE, Monl. (AP) Rob- ert Fletcher, a weslern poet and writer perhaps best known for the song Don't Fence Me In, died Monday at the age o! 87 in Escondido, Calif., friends here were informed. He was a former Butle resl- dcnl and lived and worked in Montana most of Ins life. Tory leader in Edmonton OTTAWA (CP) Conserva- liv leader Robert Stanlield was in Edmonton today to speak lo Ihe chamber of Com- merce and meel Premier Peter Lougheed and the provincial Conservative caucus. Ludwig meets opposition in road allowances bid SENTENCED TO YEARS Richard Speck, who once said "the choir is a good woy to straighten a fellow sat silenlly in the courtroom as the judge sentenced. him to serve up to years in prison for Ihe murders of eight nurses on Chicago's South Side. Above, Speck is taken from courtroom in Peoria, III. Apollo rehearses for moon flight Ileralil Legislative Bureau EDMONTON Albert Lud- wig (SC-Calgary Mount a i n View) ran into opposition from the government side of the leg- islature Tuesday with a re- quest that the minister of high- ways reveal any interst MLAs or .niaiisters have in road al- lowances in the province. "In the event that any min- ister owns land and I'm sug- gesting that he docs but in the event that any minister million bomber shot down WASHINGTON (AP) A United States Air Force B-52 bomber lias been shot down over North Vietnam for the first time in the histor.of the war, it was learned today. U.S. defence department sources said all six crew mem- bers were rescued within two hours after: the giant bomber wer.t down during one of the heaviest B-52 attacks of the war on the North. Sources said the million bomber was downed near Vinh, about 110 miles north of the so- called demilitarized zone sepa- rating the two Vietnams. It was not known whether the plane was hil by a surface-to- air missile or a missile fired from a MiG fighter plane re- ported in the area at the time. CAPE KENNEDY (AP) With the last major preflight test completed, the Apollo 17 as- ironauls today rehearse blast- ing off from the moon and dock- ing their two spaceships, Amer- ica and Challenger. Eugene Cernan and geologist Harrison Schmitl plan to spend much of the day in the lunar module simulator while Ronald Evans operate the command ship trainer, running through will be the .he complex lunar liftoff proce- -r dures they have practiced All Ihree astronauts boarded the command ship America atop a Saturn V rocket Tuesday night for the final hours of a trial countdown which ended successfully with simulated launching of the rocket at p.m. EST. Thais the same time sched- uled for the liftoff of the big booster Dec. 6 on the final Apollo moon-landing journey. It I scores of time. Involved is the limed takeoff from and two hours or manoeuvres by Cernan and Schmitt lo catch and link up with Evans In the commad vehicle. first after-dark launching of a U.S. manned space flight ana is expected to atlract nearly one million precisely-1 spectators to the area. Ihe moon Among those expected are 81 ambassadors to Ihe United States, 200 congressmen, 59 for- eign dignitaries and re- porters. Peron plot bared jenlina's military reported Tuesday BUENOS AIRES (AP) Ar- govemmenl that there was a plot against former dicta- tor Juan Peron. It sent police and troops to clear Ihe street in front of his suburban residence. The presidential press office said in a communique that "ele- ments infiltrated the Peronist youth movement and are pre- jared to make a direct attempt Korean chief is handed more power SEOUL (AP) President filing Hee Park thanked the 5outh Koreans today for their 2-to-l vote approving a new constitution that allows him lo remain in office indefinitely with more power. Returns from 97 per cent o( I the estimated 15 million ballots casl in Tuesday's referendum were in favor ef Ihe new constitution and opposed. About 1.6 million per- sons did not vole. Park said the outcome re- flected the peoples identi- fication with Ihe "main forces thai are carrying on revitalizing reforms." The new constitution exlends Ihe presidcnlial term to six years from four, ends the three- term limit on presidential len- ure and gives Ihe presidcnl con- trol of the National Assembly. against the ex-presidenl before any unfavorable change could affecl their own factional goals." There was no immediate com- ment from Peronist officials. They charged Saturday lhat Peron was a prisoner of the army when he was held under light military security at the airport hotel for one night after ai' iving Friday lo end 17 years hi exile. He was permitted to leave Ihe airport Saturday morning for his house and later thai day all police were re- moved from the immediate area. More lhan Peronisls streamed by the house during the weekend to welcome their leader home, but police road- blocks set up Monday permitled only email groups to pass. Po- lice also the group of 30 Peronisl. youths to remain behind n barricade at the bouse as n "symbolic" delegation. Windshield wiper check suggested ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (AP) Volkswagen of America has cautioned owners of Volks- wagens made between 1949 and 1969 that windshield wiper per- formance has been impaired on some of these vehicles. The company urged the own- ers lo have their wipers checked by service personnel. 11 said dealers have for sale at nominal cost replacement parts, including a new type of wiper company said impair- "occurs when the set screw holding the wiper arm to its driving shaft loosens during normal operation either because it was improperly torqued at the time of or as a resull of being lifted repeatedly by service station attendants." fn Toronto, a Volkswagen- Canada Lid. spokesman said "about 100.000, maybe cars are involved in Canada and dealers have been advised to notify owners to have Iheir cars checked. arm. The ment Farms flooded in dike hreak SURREY, B.C. (CP) Hun- dreds of acres of farmland wore flooded Tuesday when the sea knocked a 40-foot hole in rivor dike in South Surey, about 25 miles Vancouver. southeast of To see Trudeau VICTORIA (CP) Premier Dave Barretl will mccl with Prime Minisler Trudeau in Ot- tawa Dec. II, the Premier's of- fice announced Tuc.sd.iv. LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. AND 13th STREET NORTH EVENING ENTERTAINMENT WEDNESDAY "THE WESTERNERS" FRIDAY nnd SATURDAY "THE LINEMEN" MEMBERS AND THEIR INVITED GUESTS ONLYI 1 4 4 ov.ns land upon which there Is a legally or an illegally closed road I believe it is in the public interest that that Information be said the Opposition MLA. GETTY OBJECTS Don minisler ot Inter- government affairs, objected on the grounds that Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne cannot be expected to know the interest all MLAs hold in land. Mr. Ludwig replied "every closed road Is well tabulated all the information is available in the department of highways." Former Social Credit high- ways minister Gordon Taylor said before his government was voted out of office the high- ways department had started a crack-down on all illegally clos- ed roads. A formal application must be must be made to the province before a land owner can close a road tlirough property that has been officially desig- nated a highway allowance. Over a few objecting votes from the Conservative side of the House, a motion by Mr. Ludwig was passed which call- ed for disclosri-e of road allow- ance information. It asked; The location of all closed roads which have been opened since the Conservatives came to office in September. 1971, The location of all illegally dosed road allowances, If any bers of the leg- islature have any interest In land upon which roads have been legally or illegally closed, The highways mtaister to table a map showing all closed roads, And, all correspondence re- ceived by the government and replies dealing with the issue of closed roads since Septem- ber last year. Young man 'from God' kneels beside Princess LONDON (AP A young man claiming to be "from God" slipped through tight se- curity around a London church Tuesday and knelt be- side Princess Anne. The man, wearing sneakers and a white sweater, made two sHempls to enter the Church of St.-Martin-in-the- Fields at Trafalgar Square, before finally getting through. Princess Anne was atlend- ing a memorial service to Uffa Fox, yachtsman friend of her father, Prince Philip. Fox, who taught Prince Charles to sail, died last week aged 74. The young intruder look his place in Ihe pew alongside Anne, Prince Philip and Prince Charles toward the end of the service which was also attended by Prime Minis- Icr Edward Healh. Prince Philip's private de- leclive was immediately put on the alert. The young men was quietly hustled out through a side entrance. Po- lice said later the youth had done nothing wrong and had been released. His name was not made public. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PRE5ENT5JTHE Weather and road report SUNlllSE THURSDAY SUNSET Lelhbriclgc Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton...... Jasper......... Banff.......... Calgary Saskatoon...... Regina..........30 II 47 40 30 40 21 32 14 32 16 2fl 17 48 23 20 L Prc 30 Amsterdam 46 39 Moscow......... 40 28 Tokyo...........57 41 FORECASTS Ldliljriclge, Calgary, Mcd- Winnipeg 18 Victoria......... EO 51 42 Pi fee Rupert Kamloops Vancouver.......47 Toronto Ottawa Montreal..... Halifax New York Miami Los Angeles San Francisco Las Vegas Phoenix...... Rome...........64 11 1G 1C 39 43 1.26 30 42 n 3 6 21 25 62 53 50 40 43 55 Paris.......... 50 45 London.........52 41 Berlin.......... 45 30 itinn Hal Mainly sunny today and Thursday Milli liiglis near 50. Lows 30 35. Winds west 30 widi gusts lo 50 along the foothills llils morning, generally becoming west 20 mill gusls lo 30 clse- lylicre. with gusts lo G5 in the foothills by noon. Columbia, Kootcnay Today and Thursday: Cloudy. Chance of occasional snow in the lumbia district Thursday morn- ing. Highs both days in the mid- thirties except around 40 in the West Kootenays. Lows tonight in Ihe twenties. Montana Fair and mild to- day and Thursday except areas of fog extreme east through this forenoon. Windy at times along Ihe east slopes of the I Rockies. Highs today and Thursday 45 to 55. Lows to- night 15 to 25 except 30s east BALE CHOPPER Chop-King cell than ever wilh Gchl'j all- bale chopper. Complimenls field to fecdlol mechaniza- tion wilh op era lor safely, production line speed, long-life dependability, convenience of portability, more bales per hour efficiency. FAMOUS GEM QUAUTr.- heavy-dufy ileel construction, mini- mum parls, shielded action, quick-switch vorsalilily. Chops ond mixes different grades of roughage, differenr sizes of boles for more milk, faster ond more economical feeder, cattle galni. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 338-1141 OI'FICIAI, AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTKSY OK AMA A story for children. Tuesday, Nov. 2fllh from to p.m. on CFCN Channel 13. Brought to you by Simpsons-Sears. WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the LEGION "THE SUNSET FOUR" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY All highways In Ihe I.cth- hriflge area are in good driving condition. Highway I, Tims Canada Highway. Calgary fo Kanff, hare and In good condition. Banff lo Golden, good winter condition, watch for fallen rock. Golden lo KcvclMokr, winter condition with condition sections. wilh some .slippery In Kcl- od con- 2, CalRary nionlon, bare anr! in dition. Adcqualo snow tires or crly filled chains nrc manda- tory In Yolio, Konleiiity, (lla- cicr and Mount Kevelstoko Na- lional 1'arks, the Manff Jasper highway and access roads in llanft and in Jasper Nation- al Parks. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cmitl.i 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. lo (1 p.m.; Del llonila 0 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Rooscvillc, B.C. n a.m. lo (1 p.m.: Kinpspalc, n.C.; 21 hours; Forlhill Rykcrls R n in lo midnight; Chief Mountain closed; Wilrtbonw, lo 5 p.m. ;