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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, Oclobir 1970- Record Budget Proposed For 1971 UN Operations UNITED NATIONS (CP) Secretary-General U T h a n t, saying the United Nations still is having trouble making ends meet, has proposed a record the world organization in 1971. Thant told the General As- sembly's financial committee Monday that (he United Nations organization will need at least iiitrci, uda yiupuseu a tucuiu uigcunzinioii wiu neeu ac leasi budget of nearly inillion for I million to meet its operat- ing expenses next year. This nearly million more than th estimate of S183 million in Thant's, annual budget estimat issued Aug. 26. The secretary general re- -_ NIXON TOUTS A TEAM Pat Nixon, right, laughs Monday as President Nixon lakes hold of a banner waved by people in a crowd of Welcomers, as he rides through Newbridge, Ireland, en route to Dublin. Sign says "Boston Bruins are No. 1." minded the member nations that the UN Secretariat has "not escaped thu pressure of in flationary tendencies throughout the_ world." He said the organi zation has not yet found a solu Son to its financial difficulties. Thant warned that the.finan cial outlook of the United Na tions "is worse than ever before and still deteriorating." INCREASK RISING The proposed budget increase of 18.5 per cent "exceeds by far the average rise of some 10 per cent per year during the six- year period from 1963 to 1969." He explained uiat inflation had increased the price of equipment and commodities and made it necessary to boost sala- ries of employees. But the greatest growth in expenditures, re said, resulted from increases n the field of international trade and development. To keep solvent, the United Nations has had to borrow from various funds in its custody It XHTOwed million as of ast Dec. 31 to pay for items in the regular budget and for the waeekeepmg operations in The Congo and the Middle East. "This hand-to-mouth existence carcely befits the dignity of the vorld organization, nor does it j iiul ULTCQ 11 >ermit the conduct of the flnan- ial operations of the United Nations on a business-like he said. Balloon Debris Spotted ST. JOHN'S Nfld. (CP) Searchers aboard a chartered DC-6 aircraft reported Monday spotting at least eight objects floating in the Atlantic south of Cape St. Mary, Nfld. The area is being searched by friends of three balloordsts wh disappeared on an A11 a n t i crossing attempt more than tw weeks ago. One of those aboard the earch plane said one of the ob- ects spotted was an orange life- aft similar to that carried in the gondola of the balloon. The Canadian Coast Guard hip Bariett was also in the rea. Messages from the air craft were relayed to the Bart ett via the airport at Gander Nfld. John Lyons, a friend of the iree balloonists, said his grouj lanned to fly out late Honda; o another spot where a chart red plane had spotted a 15-foot ong object Saturday which ap- peared to be a piece of cloth. Jim Collins, manager of Air 1971 DODGE CORONET transit here, said -file rescue centre In Halifax had agreed to the search after the ob- ect was sighted. Two long- ange Argus patrol aircraft will join the civilian search today. Mr. Collins said the object was orange and resembled a parachute. Helped American Image Abroad NixonConfidentEuropean Tour Successful i. i. WASHINGTON (Reuters) President Nixon returns to his White House desk today confi- dent that his tour of Europe has helped the American image abroad and impressed enough voters at home. Nhton returned home Monday night to an enthusiastic wel- come with the Middle East still uppermost in his mind but with politics at home likely to claim more and more of his attention between now and the congres- sional elections Nov. 3. Showing little signs of fatigue from his five-country, tour, Nixon said the purpose of his trip was to strengthen the struc- ture of peace all over the world, particularly in the Middle East. He said European leaders 'believe t h e United States is making significant progress in achieving our goal of peace in Vietnam." "I the president said, "that events in the future will demonstrate that they are Although the domestic politi- cal advantages to be gained from his liine-day tour were minimized officially, part of the reasoning behind the decision to undertake it was that it would attract votes to the president's Republican party in November. UNKNOWN FACTORS The success of the tour In achieving major foreign policy objectives is difficult to'assess at this time, largely shape events in the Middle East crisis. It was that crisis and the events which preceded it-such Nixon Plans Major Talk Vietnam WASHINGTON (AP) Pres dent Nixon said today he w deliver a major address on Visl nam Wednesday night and wi have a United States aegotiatin proposal presented at the Pan peace talks Thursday. Nixon gave no advance bin as to what the new U.S. peac talks offer might be. Speaking to reporters at brief, unscheduled appearance the president said he will ac dress the nation at 6 p.m MST Wednesday in a television radio appearance. He added: "For the past several week within the administration w have been having discussions o our position. Thii will be the most comprehensive statement ever made on this subject since the beginning o this difficult war.. I. :cn's report will follow his completion of a nine-day Euro- pean tour. Three Killed By Tornado SHAWNEE, Okla. AP) _ A sudden tornado which hop- scotched across this central Oklahoma city of killed three persons and injured more than 40 Monday. Mayor Pierre Taron esti- mated damage, mainly in the business centre, at million to ?4 million. A twister, possibly the same one, killed one person in Prague, population about 15 miles northeast of Shawnee. In Shawnee, the storm cut a four-mile diagonal path across the city from southwest to northeast. Ralph Coats and Roy Lee Coats, not related, died when the tornado ripped through a car agency where both worked The third victim, Mrs. Allen Roberts, 25, lived in a trailer court which was smashed by the big wind. 3 IN LETHBRIDGE: 613-4th Ave.S. Telephone 328-4214 Mother Of Three Found Guilty EDMONTON (CP) A 34- year-old mother of three you'll" girls was found guilty here of manslaughter in the death of a 15-month.old girl taken into her home as a foster child. Linda Gamble of Dapp, was remanded in custody to Fri- day for sentencing by Mr Jus- tice S. S. Licbcrman. She was charged after Deb- bie Lee Carlson, was pro- nounced dead on arrival April 29 at hospital in nearby West- lock. as the Soviet naval build-up in the Mediterranean, which prompted the president's deci- sion to visit the area. He .wanted to emphasize the tremendous power which the United States possesses in the U.S. 6th Fleet and to demon- strate, by his own presence with the commanders, Ameri- can determination to war breaking out there. Montreal Kidnapping Issue Tops Commons Discussions OTTAWA (CP) _ The parlia mentery stew bubbled back into action Monday with ingredients that included chickens and eggs, eftover legislation and a moon- lighting MP. The major issue vdealt with during the resumed Commons sitting was the Montreal kidnap- ring of James Richard Cross, iritish trade commissioner. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp said additional irotection will be provided for oreign diplomats in Canada. He said the abduction, appar- ently the work of separatists, will prove to be a strong blow against the cause of separatism n Quebec. The Commons resumed sitting fter a 101-day recess, prepared o finish up the last three days f the current session in prepa- ation for the new session which begins Thursday. Prime Minister Trudeau an- nounced that byelections will be leld Monday, Nov. 16, to fill acancies in the constituencies E Lisgar, in Manitoba, and Frontenac and Labelle in uebec. KusseE C. Honey (L-Nor- Mr. Morison maintained he had taken the job.to become i better chairman of the Com mons regional developmen committee, and Speaker Lucien Lamoureaux reserved a deci sion on Mr. Comeau's charge. Jack Homer and a host of fellow members of the Commons agriculture com mittee, asked when would Agri culture Minister H. A. Olson give up trying to solve the in- ter-provincial chicken-and-egg war through legislation and take the issue to the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Olson Indicated he-still considers Bill C-197, which would set up national agricul- tural marketing agencies and which is still in committee and dead at least for this session, te answer to the marketing far wliich has seen six prov- inces erect barriers to each oth- er's produce. Mr. Olson also said that wheat farmers unable to de- liver their four-bushel quota sefore the July 31 deadline will re given an opportunity to de- liver under a deferred system. He told Mr. Homer that take delivery on 'all the planes and decide after tests what their role will be. Prime Minister Trudeau reit- erated the pledge of former prime minister Lester B. Pear- son that veteran public servants would not be prejudiced for their unilingual capabilities by federal .bilingualism policy. John Carson, chairman of the public service commission, sug- gested on a recent television program that some unilingual public servants might be hurt by the program, and opposition M.Ps, led by Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield, .sought a contrary assurance from the prime minister.. The Commons passed a bill exempting some shipping con- ference practices from the prov- sions of the Combines Jation Act, voting down at- :empted amendments from Les Benjamin Centre) and Mr. Homer. j im, xiuiiitjr inai thumberland-Durham) was some problems must be work- .ected deputy speaker and Ge Id Laniel (L-Beauharnois) tl ew chairman of committees. MP CHALLENGED John B. Morison Pentworth) was challenged 1 Uiuis Comeau Wes rn Nova) for "conflict of inte st" because he took a job SHuii unity development con ultant for the Newfoundlan oveniment this summer. ATA Plans Firm Position On Teacher Competency CALGARY (CP) A firm position on teacher competenc will be taken by the Alberts Teachers Assocition at its an nual conference next spring president Ivan Stonehocke said Monday. Such a stand would help con vince the public the association is capable of -protecting the public interest, he said, a n mil provide for a better selec ion of teachers. A careful scrutiny of teacher certification processes is also needed, Mr. Stonehocker saic at a news conference. Prospective teachers should e screened long before they re fully framed to enter the lassroom. It was not fair that a person hould take several years of university training only to dis- over he would not be allowed ft teach. A teacher-school board liai- n committee is also needed, e said, to prevent the collec- ve bargaining process from becoming too cluttered. The tendency was for all Simpson Wins Voinination CALGARY (CP) Rev. obert Simpson, Social Credit [LA for Calgary North, won is party's nomination for the ;w constituency of North A provincial election has not een called, but one is expect- d by most observers next >ring. matters to be discussed durin bargaining, but the bargainin system was already too com plex. Items which affect the whol community b u t not necessaril classroom instruction, such a extra auricular activities could be handled by the COK mittee............. School 'Quarter System' Fair Trial Requested CALGARY (CP) The Al serta Teachers Association 'quarter system" to operate schools on a 12-month basis deserves a fair trial before il is abandoned, Associatin presi- dent Ivan Stonehocker said Monday. The system was proposed by he ATA two years ago and in- cludes three compulsory terms each with 60 days of instruction and a two-month term in the summer months. Opposition from the Univer- sity of Calgary halted plans for i trial of the quarter system his fall at St. Mary's High School in Calgary. The univerity "made it fizzle ut by refusing to accept marks awarded by teachers for iniversity purposes." The provincial government 'as unco-operative and failed 3 respond to several requests rom the association for a chool experiment using the uarter system, he told a news onference. ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER For FEEDLOT CORRALS, BARNS, GARAGES, ETC. Also FIRST CUT SLABS LOWER GRADE PLANKS TREATED POSTS BALED WOOD SHAVINGS In Fact MOST OF YOUR LUMBER NEEDS Johnson Bros. Sawmill Ltd. On Highway No. 3, Cowley Phone 628-3818 for GORDON JOHNSON or LAVERNE PRESTON ed out, such as ensuring that deferred deliveries actually .come from farmers who were unable to fill their quotas. Defence Minister Donald Mac- donald told members that the news media had been incorrect for most of the summer in say- ing some of the 115 CF-5 jet planes now being delivered by Canadair Ltd. of Montreal, to the federal government had been mothbaHed. overnment, he said, will Bar Long Hair SAIGON (AP) The. South Vietnamese government de- creed Tuesday that long-haired 'oreign males will not be al- lowed to enter Soiith Vietnam and "be a bad example for our Mys." 307 6th St. S. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 327-7151 GENERAL PRESENTS, THE WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 28 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNKISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET .ethbrldge...... 55 27 .IS Cranbrook.....48 35 'incher Creek 55 24 .60 Hedicine Hat 62 32 .12 Mmonton 49 22 .07 asper.......... 35 22 ianff...........48 22 .30 Calgary........ 46 20 .36 Victoria........" 55 43 'enticton........62 46 Drince George 45 22 Camloops....... 56 44 Vancouver....... 56 46 askatoon....... 52 31 .08 loose Jaw.......57 33 Regina.......... 58 35 .09 'innipeg........68 43 hunder Bay 58 39 oronto......... 57 49 .03 ttawa......... 56 35 fontreal........52 40 t. John's....... 53 .39 alifax....... 62 41 "redericton 58 35 .02 Charlottetown 60 42 New York...... 66 52 Los Angeles..... 72 65 Chicago......... 79 62 San Francisco 59 53 Miami......... 83 77 Las Vegas...... 90 69 FORECAST Let abridge regions: Inter- mittent snow today. Winds' becoming light this evening. Higlis near 30. Some sunny periods Wednesday. Lows near 20; highs ntwr 40. Medicine Hal: Snowy periods today. Winds northerly 20 de- creasing to light tonight. Maxi- mums in the low 30s. One or two snowflurries Wednesday except for sunny periods in the afternoon. Lows near 20; maxi- mums 35 to 40. Columbia-Kootenay Most- y cloudy with a few showers. Cloudy Wednesday, becoming sunny in the afternoon. Cool, lighs today and Wednesday 45- 5. Lows tonight 22-30. Owatonna 95 High Capacity POWER MIXER WILL pacity variabla speed control on drag feeder See Us Today For All Your MIXING REQUIREMENTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Leth- bridge district are reported bare and in good driving con- dition. The Logan Pass Is now open 24 hours daily. This road has been ploughed and sanded. POUTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Colitis 24 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; KingsRalu, B.C., 24 Porthlll-Rykcrts 8 a.m, to midnight, Chief Mountain doted, ;