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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD Friday, November 24, 1971 News in brief Geoffrey trial is postponed MONTREAL (CP) Yves Gcoffraoy's trial on a charge of escaping custody last winter was postponed Thursday to Jan. 15. His second wife, the former Carmen Parent, will also be tried at that time on a charge of assisting his escape and sev- eral federal charges in connec- U.S. labor leader TARRYTOWN. N.Y. (AP) AFL-CIO President George Meany was admitted to Phelps Memorial Hospital for observa- tion Thursday after suffering forged tion with obtaining a pasport for him. Geoffroy was given a Uiree- day pass from Sait Vincent da Paul pcntltenlary last Christ- mas Eve to marry Miss Par- ent. He did not return to prison and was later arrested in Ba- celona, Spain, after an interna- tional manhunt. ailing "slight chest a hospital spokesman said. Meany, 70, who was In hos- pital a year ago for two weeks after similar symptoms, was re- ported in satisfactory condition. I School financing 011 agenda QUEBEC (CP) Ministers of education and finance from Ihe 10 provinces will meet in Quebec City Monday and Tues- day, it was announced Thurs- day. A statement by the Quebec education department said the ministers would discuss financ- ing the post secondary schools and in particular federal contri- butions to such financing. Development loan for India NEW DELHI (Reuler) Canada signed an agreement here today to give India a de- velopment loan of rupees The loand is for purchase ot fertilizer and bulk handling equipment for India's east coast port of Haldia. The interest free loan is re- payable in 50 years, including a 10-year grace period. Mussolini theories revived NEW YORK (AP) Romano Mussolini, the son of the late Eenilo Mussolini, Italy's Fascist ruler of the Sec- ond World War, says Italy to- day is returning to much of his father's political philosophy. Mussolini, 45, a jazz pianist, said in an interview that he has "no political ambitions" but likes politics and thinks "there are many who like to return lo some part of fascim." He Is in New York for a con- cert at Town Hall Saturday night. Prisoner kept in solitary KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) Wil- liam Ronald Yardley, one ol 14 prisoners who escaped from Millhaven Penitentiary near here ui July, says he has been kept in solitary confinement longer than the law allows and denied adequate medical treat- ment. In a lawyer's memorandum Yardley says he told prison offi- cials at the time of Ms capture that he was suffering a severe back ailpient. but his back had not been x-rayed after 8G days in solitary. Axe-slaying hearing slated MONTREAL (CP) Phung TJhan Ngoc a 25-year-old stu- dent from Hanoi, North Viet- nam, will be arraigned in court today in connection with the axe slaying of one of his room- mates and the wounding of an- cthsr, a police spokseman said Thursday. Detective Lieutenant Emile Boire said Coroner Laurin Lap- ointe has agreed to forgo a cor- oner's inquest Into the death of Nguyen Vang Toan, 20, of Long- Chau, North Vietnam. Nguyen Dat Dung, 23, also of Hanoi, is in hospital with axe wounds to his left arm, suffer- ed in the Tuesday incident. New defence secretary chosen WASHINGTON (Reuter) President Nixon has chosen a new defence secretary, it was learned Thursday, and specula- tion was it is either former am- bassador Kenneth Rush or Wel- fare Secretary Elliot Richard- son. The disclosure the president had reached a decision on a new head for the Pentagon was Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Marie Wilson, 58, the blonde comedi- made by Melvin Laird, defence chief for the last four years, in talking to Pentagon reporters. Laird, a former congressman from Wisconsin who presided over the gradual United States withdrawal from Vietnam, had previously said he would step down, beliving four years was long enough to preside over the defence department. enne who played Irma, the beautiful but dumb secretary on the My Friend Irma radio and television shows. The buck starts here: 77% to 85% of your dollars buys invest- ment units, the remainder buys life insurance. Get into a growth situation with built in guarantees: Manulife Investor, a variable insurance plan. Call your nearest Manufacturers Life Representative. Ilic MjnuldCluiuu bio liiiufdinc Norway steps up search for mystery submarine FLOOD WATER LAPS FREEWAY Sea water which broke through weakened dike earlier this week now reaches the edge of Deas Island freeway, main road link between Vancouver and U.S. northwest. Six hundred acres are under water, all dairy puslore, 25 miles southeast of Vancouver. Municipal engineer Mike Jones said Thursday the slightly-elevated freeway should remain clear. Officials hope Ihe 80-fee1 breach will bo plugged this weekend. (CP Wirepholo) From AP-IIEUTEII OSLO (CP) The Norwegian navy stepped up its search in the Sogne fjord today and re- called two frigates from NATO commitments to hunt for an un- identified submerged object, possibly a submarine. A communique from the Nor- wegian defence command said ;wo frigates that had served in Lhe standing naval forces in the Atlantic had been recalled. They will relieve part of the Fleet that had participated in the search since the first obser- vations were reported two weeks ago. One of the vessels engaged in the hunt earlier today reported another "possible contact" in the Sogne fjord. The search will continue, the communique said. There was no official con- firmation that the object was a foreign submarine, but the re- call of the two NATO frigates was seen by some observers as an indication that such an ob- ject is there. Plane still missing in Arctic Hunt takes new twist YELLOWKN1FE, N.W.T. (CP) Search for four persons missing 16 days on the Arclic barrens has been widened, par- tially because of new Iheories put forward by a former north- ern pilot. The pilot, unnamed by search headquarters here, has sug- gested that one of three factors could have pulled Ihe plane car- rying Ihe four on a mercy mis- sion off its course when it dis- appeared Nov. 0. A Canadian forces spokesman said Thursday the former pilot believes the movement of the setting sun could have lured pi- lot Martin Hartwell, 45, west- ward without him realizing it. Another Iheory is lhat if Ihe twin-engined Beechcraft was experiencing problems, such as severe icing, the pilot would Hawrelak levy increased under new court ruling EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Supreme Court appellate division yesterday increased the amount former mayor Wil- liam Hawrelak is to pay Ihe city to from the ordered in an earlier com! rul- ing. Mr. Hawrelak was appealing a decision by Mr. Justice W. .1. C. Kirby of the Alberta Supreme Court in January which ruled he had made 197 as a result of land negotia- tions between the city and a company in which the former mayor wns a partner. Part of the negotiations were carried out while Mr. Hawrelak was mayor in 1963 and 1964. ERROR FOUND The amount paid to the city was increased due to an error in the January court ruling in- dicating that Mr. Hawrelak had paid for his shares in Juveniles play new in Bnlle BUTTE, Mont. (AP) Ju- veniles in Ihis mining cily ap- pear to have a new which Police Chief Bob Russell calls "take the brake off and let 'er rip." Police reports show the new game damnged six automobiles in Butte one night this week. Some of Ihe cars were locked. bul Ihe Irouble-makers gained entry then stepped back while the drivcloss vehicles wcni downhill. The police chief said "some innocent people are going lo get badly hurt or killed if Ibis isn'l stopped. A car wilhuuS lights and with no driver is something nobody can defend against." Sun-Alta Builders Ltd., when he actually had paid Mr. Justice Kirby had said in his ruling that Mr. Hawrelak violated rules governing per- sons in positions of trusl. The former mayor was pres- ident of Sun-Alta when it be- came involved in a land deal with Chrysler Corp., in 1963. On becoming mayor later thai year, he submilted a letter to council listing his outside inter- ests, including Sun-Alla. But three council members did not become aware of his interests until he made a slatement to council in June, 1964. Mr. Justice Kirby's judgment said the former mayor's 40-per- cent share in Sun-Alta jumped in value from to after a zoning bylaw con- cerning his property. Mr. HawTelak was unable to give unbiased judgment on the re- zoning decision, said Mr. Jus- tice Kirby. have turned west. The ex- planation behind this Is that he would have preferred to go down close lo the shelter of the Ireeline ralher than out on the desolate and unprotected bar- rens. The spokesman also said the former flyer suggests lhat it would not be unnatural for the gyro compass aboard the plane to be off a few degrees. The aircraft was flying two sick people and their nurse from Cambridge Bay, a small settlement on Victoria Island in the high Arctic, to Yellowknife, about 600 miles southwest. WAS IN LABOR Neemee Nulliayok, an Eskimo woman, was in premature la- bor, and 15-year-old David Koo- took was suffering abdominal pain, believed to be appendi- citis. Bolh were from Spence Bay, an isolaled village on Ihe Boothia Peninsula, east of Cam- bridge Bay. The nuige, 27-year-old Judith Hill, was Irom Ihe Spence Bay nursing station. She came to Canada from England Ihree years ago and had just com- pleled her first year in the Ar- clic. The forces spokesman said Ihe search, one of the largest in northern history, is being ex- panded to include areas 120 miles on each side of the miss- ing plane's planned flight path. There still is confidence that the four could be alive if they survived the landing. The plane carried rations, survival equip- ment and five sleeping bags. All aboard were warmly dressed. New immigrant rules promised LONDON (CP) Sir Bernard Braine, the Tory MP who suc- cessfully led a bankhench revolt against the governments new immigration proposals, says he'll pull out all the stops in his campaign to improve the lot of wlute Commonwealth citizens wishing to migrate to Britain. Braine said in an interview today he plans to submit to the Conservative government pro- posals for new immigralion rules relating to cilizens of ihe o 1 d Australia and New Zealand. He would bring every possible pressure to bear on Prime Min- ister Edward Heath to see that these were accepted, he told The Canadian Press. The backbench revolt earlier Ihis week led lo Ihe defeat of the government's planned new immigration regulalions, a se- vere setback for Heath and his cabinet. Braine said he supporls Brit- ain's entry into Ihe European Common Markel Jan. 1 and Ihe free movemenl of labor lo Brit- ain from member countries which this wil! entail. Safety rules violated MONTREAL fCP) A report released Thursday on the death of seven men at a mining site in northeastern Quclwc said the employer of Ihe men had corn- milled 16 violations of provin- cial safety slandards monlh. UK Quebec Carlier Mining Sile at Mount Wright, 450 miles north of Quebec City. An eighth man is in critical condilion in hospital. The report, released at a un- lasl: Inn news conference, said Ihe commission's inspectors The1 repoM, prepared hy Mm sitn. Iwice in Octolwr and or- Consli'uclinn Industry C'ommis-1 rimed Mannix Conslriiclion sion was released by i Md., Ihe workers' employer, lo P n 111 Thibaiill. the Con- federation of National Trade Unions rcprc.senlativc on the commission which is composed of company ;md union rcprcson- lalives. Tho CIC is rcspniiMhlo. for ad- mini.slcring government Inlions on (he. in- The seven men died la.sl Fri- diiy when they fell fool to Iho immediately correct Ihe 16 un- safe comlilions. Sl'I.IT Tin1 report said the scaffold- ing collnpsod when Iho welding attaching it to a girder split. There were three possible of Ihe accident: faulty building materials; too much woiglil on Ihe scnffold nr n de- sign error. ground afler a .scaffold I hey i The oilier 16 violations men- were working collapsed lit I lioi.ed In the report included lack of personnel to check safety practices although Ihe law requires any site employing more than 150 men lo have a full-lime safely official. The Mount Wright silo employs men. Mr. Thibaull said Ihe only way to cut down construction accidents was for I lie, govern- ment lo hire its own inspectors lo enforce ils rules. The labor department has only ir> inspectors which Iho frequently said is inadequate. The CIC has 125 In.siwclors hill Ihoy arc responsible for both enforcing safely regu- lalions and Ihe rest of Ihe gov- ciTiincnL's const ruction laws. Tlio scaffolding was bclnR used to pour concrete In Iho const ruction of n silo lo sloro crude iron ore al tlig mining silc. Grizzly policy urged EDMONTON (CP) Many grizzly bears are being killed ai "consolation prizes" by frus- trated hunters unable, to shoot other game, says Dr. Arthur Pearson of the Canadian Wild- life Service, Edmonton branch. He suggested in an inter- view that I5ie problem could be cased by establishing a con- tinental grizzly management police for Alaska, Ihe Yukon Territory, Northwest Territo- ries, British Columbia, Alberta, Montana and Wyoming. Under the plan, a hunter would be permitted to kill only one grizzly in one of the seven jurisdictions in a five-to-10 year period, he said. It might be wise to limit the kill to one grizzly in a life-time. As regulations now stand, a hunter can move from one stale, province or territory to another for successive kills. Rumania creates deadlock New York Times Service HELSINKI Rumania cre- ated a deadlock Thursday dur- ing the first working session of preparatory talks for a projecl- ed European security confer- ence by refusing to comply with "major power decisions." The point was a procedural one, dealing with the naming of a deputy chairman, and is ex- pected to be resolved quickly, but it highlighted a feeling evi- dent even before the consulta- tions began that the smaller nations would asert their inde- pendence. Barrett's performance assessed VANCOUVER (CP) The Brilih Columbia New Demo- cratic Party opens a three-day annual convention here today, giving rank-and-file members Ihcir first chance to assess the performance of Premier Dave Barrell since Ihe NDP stormed to victory in the Aug. 30 pro- vincial election. The hotlesl topic slaled for intensive discussion appears to be public ownership. IMonlaiia man sentenced EDMONTON (CP) Stirling McLean, 24, of Dullc, Mont., was sentenced lo five years on a charge of bank robbery. The robbery was one of two thnl occurred simull.incousiy Feb. A total of about was talccn. McLean was the sixth per- son sentenced lor Ihe robberies. Five other men have received prison terms ranging from sev- en to 10 years. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certifiotl Donlcil Moclinnlc Cnpilol Furnituro Bldg. I PHONE I The search was continuing de- spile reports from the area that hopes of finding the mystery submarine were diminishing. The defence command said in a statement that a sonar con- tact in a branch opposite where the flares had been observed, did not involve a submarine. The command gave no ex- planation of the report that the Norwegian frigate Trondheam had made a sonar contact with a submerged object for about 60 minutes and that it had fired a homing device to force it to the surface. Planes and naval vessels now have spread their area of oper- ation over a wider area after most of them had concentrated in the Sogndalsfjord, a narrow branch to the north, where so- nar contact was made Tuesday. Local residents have been up- set by the detonation of depth charges and the unusual sight of so many nayy ships prac- tically at their doorstep. Johan Kleppe, the Norwegian defence minister, told parlia- ment Thursday that military measures were being taken to force a possible submarine lo surface so that it could be iden- tified. Political observers said, how- ever, that it was unlikely that the government would order slu'ps to sink a foreign subma- rine. It was more likely that It would try to reach a face-sav- ing arrangement with the for- eign government concerned, tha observers added. Warplanes strike at North targets SAIGON (AP) United States E-52s blasted supply tar- gets for the third consecutive day in their heaviest raids of the war in North Vietnam, the U.S. command said today. Meanwhile, a navy fighter- bomber, disabled in a landing mishap, became the ninth U.S. aircraft lost in Southeast Asia in the last five days. The command said 14 mis- sions by the Stratofortresses, each with three planes, struck at military supply concentra- tions near the coastal cities of Vinh and Dong Hoi in the 24 hours ending at noon today. On the battlefields, South Vietnamese marines pushing north toward the demilitarized zone from Quang Tri city have met renewed heavy Communist artillery barrages which once again halted their advance. A military spokesman re- ported today that the marines were hit by nearly rounds of artillery and mortar fire Thursday afternoon which left three dead and 38 others wounded. The South Vietnamese troops are trying lo Increase their area of control in Quang Tri province while President Ngu- yen Van Thieu's government re- views political strategy hi the event of a ceasefire. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET II L Prc Lcthbridgc .....48 31 Pincher Creek 43 32 Medicine Hat.....51 33 .11 Edmonton....... 39 20 .01 Jasper.......... 38 20 .05 Banff........... 34 26 Calgary..........52 27 .01 Vancouver....... 50 32 .16 Victoria..........53 32 .00 Penlicton........ 42 33 .03 Saskatoon........37 23 .01 Swift Current..... 51 29 .02 Regina..........46 31 Winnipeg........34 20 Thunder Bay..... 40 13 Toronto ..........34 30 Ottawa 32 28 Montreal..... 34 29 Halifax.......... 27 1C New York....... 33 31 las Angeles...... 73 40 San Francisco CO 51 Las Vegas....... 56 34 Rome...........68 59 Paris........... 46 39 London..........411 37 Honolulu........ 84 70 Mexico City...... 73 50 FORECASTS Lclhhrid'ge. Calgary Sun. ny today and Saturday ex- cept for a few cloudy Inter- vals (his morning. Winds KW20 today and gusly. Highs belli days near 45. Lows 20- Medicine Hal Snowflurries this morning, clearing by noon. Winds NW20. Highs loday near 45. Lows near 35. Suimy Satur- day. Highs near 45. Columbia, Koolcnay To- day: Patches of low cloud or fog this morning otherwise sun- ny. Saturday: Clouding over by noon. Occasional rain or wet snow in the Columbia district in the evening. Winds rising to fresh southerly Saturday attcr- noon. Highs both days in the upper 30s and low 40s. Lows to- night: Mid 20s. Montana Partly cloudy With a few showers and cooler today. Fair tonight with in- crHasing cloudiness Saturday. Windy most sections today. Highs both days mostly 40s. Lows tonight 15 to 25 except 20 lo 30 east slopes. NEW BALE CHOPPER Your Chop-King is a boiler buy than ever with Gchl's air- new bale chopper. Complimenli field lo feedlot mechaniza- tion wilh operator safely, production line speed, long-life dependability, convenience oF portability, more bales per hour efficiency. FAMOUS GEHL QUALITY: heavy-duty sfeel construction, mini- mum parls, shielded action, quick-swilch versatility. Chopi and mixes different grades of roughage, differeni siiei of bales for more milk, fastei and moro economical feeder- cattle gains. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COUUTUSY OF ASIA All highways in the Lclh- bridge. nroa are generally in gone] driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff, hare and In good condilion. Banff lo Golden, good winter condilion, walch for fallen rock. Golden lo Rc.vcl.slokc, good winlcr condilion wilh condition wilh some slippery scclions. Highway 1, Calgary lo Ed- monton, bare and In good con- dition. Adequate snow (ires or prop- erly filled chains arc mnndii- toi-y in Yoho, Kootcnny, Gla- cier nnd Mount ncvclslokc Na- tional Parks, Ihe Danff Jasper highway and ski access roads in Manff nnd in Jasper Nation- al Parks. POftTS OF UNTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coutls 2-1 hours; Carwny I) a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonitn 9 n.ni. lo 0 p.m.; Itooseville, 11.C. n.in. to 6 p.m.; Kinfl.tgntc, 51 hours; Porlhiii n o.m lo midnight; Chief Mountain closed; Wildlmr.se, H a.m. lo 5 p.m. ;