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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, October 2, 1973 Lewis criticizes Chile recognition SYDNEY. N.S. (CP) Ot- tawa's recognition of the new military regime in Chile was granted "in indecent New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis said. In an interview after a speech at a nominating convention in Glace Bay. N.S., Mr. Lewis said: "I believe that the Canadian government should not have been in a hurry to recognize the military junta in Chile. "I appreciate that recogni- tion doesn't mean approval of the government, but the military junta upset a presi- dent with whose policies they didn't entirely was elected democratically a nd was carrying on democratically." Dr. Salvador Allende, Chile's Marxist chief of State, was found dead in the presidential palace during a military revolt earlier this month. Chile now is under military rule. Mr. Lewis said the junta has "murdered hundreds of people, perhaps thousands. They have arrested thousands more, and that is Still going on. "I believe that recognition at this time was in indecent haste, and does not take into account that there has been a military coup which is totally anti-democratic. "We would have waited some time until the present situation normalized and changed." Mr. Lewis is on a four-day visit to the Maritimes. Election fund established SASKATOON (CP) The Saskatchewan Liberal youth organization has established an election-campaign fund which convention delegates dubbed "the Allan Blakeney retirement fund." Liberal youth groups in the province were asked to contribute to the fund, which will finance a youth campaign aimed at defeating Premier Allan Blakeney's New Democratic Party govern- ment in the next provincial election. Delegates criticized the provincial government for not providing Career oppor- tunities for young people, claiming that despite a boom- ing economy young people were still leaving the province. If you're through with school, come and get involved with the world. The Canadian Armed Forces is in the help business. We help to keep the peace; help cope with natural disasters; help with search-and-rescue operations; help people to help themselves. And right now, we could use some help from you. The starting pay is good (particularly when you con- sider how little it costs you for food and lodging) and it gets better when you finish training. You'll get four weeks paid vacation, plenty of opportunity for sports and a chance to travel and to learn some things about the world you won't find in school books. If you're wondering what to do with the next few years of your life, ask about vacancies in the Canadian Armed Forces. Government land program won't solve housing crisis Insurgent interrogated Cambodian troops interrogate a blindfolded and bound Khmer Rouge insur- gent captured during recent fighting on the outer defence perimeter of Phnom Penh. Drive for political influence Hughes paid politicians The Canadian ip Armed Forces CO CFRSU 522 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alta T2P 1E8 Phone 269-6736 I want to know more about a career in the Canadian Armed Forces. Name Address Province Telephone' Visit your mobile recruiting unit BRIDGE TOWNHOUSE MOTEL Lethbridge on October 3 4, 1973 Between Noon and 8 p.m. By WALLACE TURNER New York Times Service LOS ANGELES Sworn testimony and other evidence on file in a pending federal court case here paint Howard R. Hughes, the reclusive in- dustrialist, as a man who gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians, including President Nixon, in a relentless drive for political influence. The main narrative comes from ..sworn testimony in depositions of Robert A. Maheu, a one-time Hughes employee, who has sued the Hughes interests for million in a libel action, scheduled to go to trial Oct. 23. Maheu alleges that his reputation was damaged when Hughes said in a telephone news conference that his former aide had "stole me blind." Maheu is the defen- dant in a countersuit that asks on the allegation that he mismanaged Hughes" property and misused his position. The Nixon contributions have been written about in fragments of unattributed ASPENITE THE ALL WOOD CHIPBOARD INDOOR OR OUTDOOR BUILDING PANEL Strong Weather Resistant IDEAL FOR: Basement Rooms Garages Farm Buildings Fences Per sheet Per Sheet 3 4 .37 .29 LIMITED QUANTITY ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since 1925" Cor. 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 328-3301 detail over the last two years. Not until Maheu's account has there been a description given by any participants to the transaction. A tape recording of what is said to be a telephone call between Hughes and Maheu in early 1970 is in the huge file of evidence. Tn it, the voice iden- tified as that of Hughes tells the person identified as Maheu, in regard to a possible move to the Bahamas from Las Vebas. Nev.: "If I were to make this move. I would expect you to wrap up that government down there to a point where it will be well, a captive enti- ty in every way." About nine months after the conversation, after he had decided to dismiss Maheu, Hughes moved secretly to the Bahamas, where he lived until March, 1972. Then he fled in the night in a hastily chartered yacht to escape deportation. Most of Maheu's description of the Hughes political contributions Came in a deposition taken on July 4, the 12th of 14 depositions taken from him. Such depositions consist of testimony elicited under oath outside the presence of the judge to allow the opposing parties to dis- cover evidence that will be presented and thereby narrow the issues and controversy. It was in the July 4 deposi- tion that Maheu gave the most complete description record- ed to date of the widely reported delivery of from Hughes to C. G. Rebozo, the friend of President Nixon. The Hughes group believed Of 745 And A Poor Talker? A Muted publisher in Chicago rc- pnrts n simple technique of evcry- day conversation which can pay you real dividends in social and business advancement and works like magic !o give vnu poise, self-confidence ;tnd ureatiT popularity. According to Ibis publisher, many people do not realize how much, they influence others simply by what they say and how they say it. in business, at social functions, or even in casual conversa- tions with new acquaintances there arc way< to make a good impresson oven time you talk. To acquaint the readers of this paper with the easy-lo-follow rules for developing skill in everyday conversation, the publishers have printed lull details of their in- teresting sell-training method in a new booklet. "Adventures in Con- vcrsaliopn." which will be mailed Iree lo anyone wbo requests it. No obligation Send your name, address and xip code to: Con- vrixitinii, Iv l.ange Si Dept. WfMG Mundelein. III. A I'oslcard will do that Rebozo would give the money to Nixon, according to the deposition. Maheu said that the money had been delivered in two batches. No evidence was given that anyone saw Nixon during either delivery. By BOB DOUGLAS WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) The federal land assembly program will do little to solve the housing crisis unless municipalities decide what their housing needs are, says Paul Melin, president of the Community Planning As- sociation of Canada Mr. Melin said in an inter- view here that land acquisi- tion should be one of the final steps in attacking the high Race bettor robbed at track TORONTO (CP) What started but as a good day at the track for 95-year-old George Prout Saturday, didn't wind up that way. The spry former professional financial adviser and a member of the Manitoba legislature from 1914 to 1922 had in win- nings after the second race at Woodbine racetrack. But a thief snatched the win- nings as he left the window and outran pursuing security guards and other fans at the track. "I wish some of the horses I have bet on could run as fast as that guy Mr. Prout said later. He said he didn't see the man who robbed him. "I felt the money go and when I look- ed up all I could see was his heels flying." Gary Joseph Tucker, 26. of Toronto was later charged with theft over Mr. Prout said he is confi- dent his keenness at the track will soon replenish the stolen money, with interest. On the days when the former Liberal legislature member for Wildonan and St. Andrews in Manitoba doesn't venture to the track, he visits his many senior citizen friends, figuring out their financial problems, helping them apply for pensions or filling out their income tax forms. cost of housing. Before that, the various levels of govern- ment should pinpoint the real housing needs locally. The CPAC annual meeting begins today. The federal government recently set aside million annually for new land assembly and new com- munities programs. The programs are designed to reduce the cost of land by allowing large-scale public ac- quisition of property. Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford has said the new provisions have only been lightly used by provincial and municipal governments. Mr. Melin said municipalities tend to make short-term housing plans which fail to reduce housing prices. IS UP TO CITIES "I think the initial responsi- bility lies with the cities to identify a clear-cut housing he said. They have to decide whether the land they intend to buy is to be used for single- or multiple-family housing or subsidized housing. They have to outline how they were going to service the land, he said. "Unless the authority responsible makes these kind of decisions, injecting federal funds into land acquisition is not going to produce much housing." Mr. Melin said. He noted that a Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. survey of housing needs across Canada has shown that many municipalities have fail- ed to develop clear-cut hous- ing plans. CPAC membership includes planners, citizens' groups and municipal politicians. HUNTER'S SPECIALS '360 24" deluxe Reg. 30" deluxe Reg. TRUCKTOPS EXCLUSIVE DEALER Travelcraft Sales Rentals 1503.3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-4064 He opened up the north with baling wire, canvas and courage maybe the thought of Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner waiting when he made it back home. Alberta's original Pilsner has logged a lot of miles and quenched a lot of thirsts in nearly fifty years; and it tastes as good today as it did way-back-when. Slow-brewed and naturally aged for men who appreciate the down-to-earth flavour of an honest, old-time beer. Try it. TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE ;