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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE lEIIIBRIDGE HERAlt) WcdncMloy, October II, 1772 McGovern outlines way to end Vietnam conflict WASHINGTON (CF'-AIM Senator George Mcllovern, out- lining llic slops lie would take to cud tlie Vietnam war if elected president on Nov. 7, says Ilie United Stales can have peace "any day that pnl tlie saving ol lives ahead oi saving [ace." The Democratic presidential nominee presented his seven- point plan in a televised speech Tuesday iiigtit tha! had lieen taped Sunday in the Senate of- fices of Majority Leader Mike Mansfield. McGovern said he would siis- FAU FUN-Whcil was suppossd lo be on ahernoon of work obviously turned out lo be cjflernoon of Fun and games for (left lo righl) Marina Knoy, Jane Moses, II, and Susan Jamieson, 10, all of London, On t., as they traded jokes in tlie middle of a pile of leaves which ihey had raked from the lawn. Other Londoners spent Thanksgiving Day relaxing or doing the odd chores around the house. (CP Wirepholo) Railway relocation program will benefit urban areas is the Nixon nrlminis- trillion Ims in store if they stay in power." McGovem, campaigning in Il- linois, said the choice In the election is "between endless war in Idochinn or the vevy dis- tinct possibilily-and I believe (iie absolute necessity-1 hat could have peace in Vietnam, and we could have it any day that we pnl the saving oi lives ahead of the saving of face." McGovern's Vietnam speech was considered by aides to be one of the most crucial of his entire campaign. It was carried on tlie CbS network and other stations at an over-all cost of including production costs Rtul a McOoveni spokesman said. Even befo.'e McGovern's speech went on the air, Nixon's campaign organization deliv- ered to reporters statements pond U.S., bombing, other mili- tary action and aid to South Vietnam on Inauguration day next January, and send his Sargent Shiiver, to Hanoi. For the thousands of draft evaders in U.S. jails, or in exile in Canada and other countries, he offered amnesty although ho criticizing liie did not us_e the word. "McGovern is only repeating They could come buck, he, his promise of surrender and said, once the war is over, (he j embellishing it a said By BOH DOUGLAS OTTAWA (CP) Urban Af- fairs Minister Ron Basford an- nounced today a railway relo- cation program that he said will have a "fantastic urban The proeram, designed to move rail lines out of city cen- tres, would cost S10 million in the first year of uperalion, ris- ing to million annually within five years, The urban affairs minister also said the government in- tends to increase grants under the railway grade crossing fund to million from 520 million annually. The new railway relocation program would improve use of downtown land, lowering air and noise pollution, creating more open spaces and raising tax revenue. "There would be a much better urban environment within the community he said. The Canadian transport com- mission has already received a number of railway reloc ation proposals. "I'm sure the an- nouncement of this policy will generate new applications from city councils and provincial Mr. Basford said. Already there are a number traduced in Parliament which, for the first time, would permit the federal government to ex- propriate railway property. It is understood the ex- propriation would be under- taken only on behalf of mutiici- cf significant projects in cities pal and provincial govenv such as Winnipeg and Quebec ments. City which could be affected by The legislation would set out the federal proposals. i steps to be followed by prisoners and1 forces re- Under the relocation pi'opos- als, legislation would he in- Turner explains job drop CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) Finance Minister John Turner Tuesday said Canada's current seasonally adjusted unemploy- ment rate of 7.1 per cent is the result of Canada having the fastest-growing labor force in the world. Big estate left by publisher CALGARY (CP) The late G. Max Bell, publisher of the Albertan and chairman of the board of F. P. Publications Ltd., left an estate of Tlie informatjon was dis- closed on probate of his will Tuesday in the Surrogate Court of southern Alberta. Mr. Bell, who built his for- tune from a modest beginning in 1936 with newspapers and stock dealings, died July 19. i The principal beneficiary was the Bell Foundation which re- ceived common shares of F. P. Publications valued at million. After other be- i quests, it received the remain- der of the estate or The Montreal Neurological Institute, where Mr. Bell re- j ceived treatment before his death, was given 000 was given to the Salvation Army in Calgary and the Na- tional Development the provinces seeking relocation of railway Iracks in urban cores. An application would be made first to the Canadian transport commission wluch would decide whether there was a good case for relocating the (racks, If the transport commission approved, the transport and ur- ban affairs department would provide funds to the provincial government, the city and the railway to study the proposal. Tlie final proposal would be made to the transport commis- sion which would have the power to order the rai 1 way companies to relocate. Under relocation provisions, the rail- way companies would neither profit nor suffer financially. The federal government would help in moving the rail lines through a special financial assistance program. The financial assistance would be be based on savings to the railway grade crossing fund of moving the tracks. The idea is that bridges and tunnels would have to be erected if the rail lines stay where they are. turned home and veterans taken care ui. COULD VOLUNTEER The draft evaders would be given a chance to do two years of volunteer work for the coun- try to show their objection was not to serving the nation hut to fight in a war they thought morally wrong, he said. President Nixon's "decisive military action" has failed to bring peace to Indochina, as have other military efforts of fhe United States. Japan and "ranee for 30 years, McGovern aid. His proposal is "a pro- ;ram that will work" and is itnilar to the method used by "Vance in withdrawing from In- lochina in 1954. The South Dako (a senate r said there are two basic differ- ences between his plan and lixon's: the administration's ifort to maintain the govern- nent of South Vietnamese 'resident Nguyen Van Thieu, ind the view that military ac- ion can be successful in ending he conflict. McGovern said Nixon "has iacl his chance11 and failed to iroduce peace, noting that "40 >er cent of all the Americans ost in Vietnam have died in the last four years, died under he present administration." "Now the answer to failure is not more of the he said. ''And yet, I fear continued Senator Robert J. Dole, chair- man of the Republican National Committee. These are McGovern's seven points: immediate order upon taking the presidential oath for U.S. forces to stop all bombing, military action and shipment of supplies, and start an orderly withdrawal under a 90-day time schedule. for U.S. negotia- tors in Paris to tell the North Vietnamese that the United States expects them to meet this initiative with the return of Hijacker Speaking in support of Okana- j Presbyterian Church of Canada i over gan-Kootenay Liberal candidate Douglas Stewart, Mr. Turner told about 75 persons it may take several years for the num- ber of new jobs to catch up with the number of people entering the work force. He satd that on a cumulative basis, Canada's growth rate is the third best in the world, be- hind Japan and the United States, but he cited figures which he said showed the Ca- nadian growth rale in real fig- ures is 8.75 per cent. Questioned about living costs, the minister said that in 1971 ;o Grace Hospital in j Calgary. The rest of the estate was be-1 queathed to relatives and his j personal secretary. The bulk of the holdings were in shares of several companies and art collections. Gei nnaii jet Beimelt silent about future VANCOUVER (CP) Form- ___ el- premier A. C. Dennett re- ,-uvl 1972 Canada's cost of living i turned to British Columbia Tu- bas risen less than that of any i Kfay njgnt following a Euro- otlicr country except the U.S. He said he opposes regulating FRANKFUTIT (Reuter) An unidentified man took over West German Lufthansa jet- liner carrying 58 passengers to- day during a flight from Lisbon to Frankfurt, first reports from officials here said. pean holiday. The former premier arrived ti nTe05 3d he d'Tnl Think at Vancouvcr International Air- i Canadians would tolerate such! and, to a move in peacetime. wwsmen s questions. j Asked if he would take his seat i at the special session of the legislature opening Oct. 17, Mr. FRAME STYLES FROM AROUND-THE- WORLD PH.eSCRlPTJON-CO ioe" 5' Oil spills test. WINNIPEG (CP) A pro- gram lo combat oil spills on Manitoba lakes and rivers wil be given ils first test today on an inlet of the Red River near SI, Norbcrt, just south of Win nipeg. Although no oil will be used- in the trial run, it's hoped the procedure be useful in com- batting oil spills. Under the program, equip- all U.S. war prisoners and pn accounting ot those missing in action, also 90 clays. 'We would further notify all parties thai the United States would no longer interfere in the internal politics of Vietnam and that wo will allow the Vietnam- ese people to wovk out tlieir own settlement." of the vice-presi- dent to Hanoi to supervise ar- rangements for return of the prisoners and an accounting of those missing. all U.S. prisoners were returned and missing men accounted for, U.S. bases in Thailand would be closed and ships off the Indochinese coast would be moved. joint offrrt wilh olher countries to repair "the ;e left by this war.'' expanded aid program for U.S. veterans of the Viet nam war including a guarantee of "either a good job or a full} funded higher education." for young me] who chose jail o: exile to avou fighting in the war, combine! with a voluntary program o public service for those wh wanted lo demonstrate their ob- jections were not to serving thi nation but to participating ii the Vietnam war. At the same time, McGoven added, "We must oppose an; so-called war-crimes t-ials t fix the blame for the past on any citizen or any group of cit: zens. "This is not the lime for recr- iminations." he said. "It is a lirne for reconciliation." Snowstorms stall harvest in north CAUiARY (Cl1) At leasl] 20 million in wheat barley emnins unharvested in the 'cnce Kiver country ol north- ern Alberta has been hard lilt by recent snowstorms, A. Malmberg, economic analyst wllli the Alberta Wheat 'ool, said Tuesday. "The situalioti is fairly se- Mr- Malmberg said' in an interview after a Thanksgiv- ng weekend storm left up to six inches of snow in the Peace country. Face charge (CP) Discount stores and other non-essential businesses that remain open Hemembrance Day will Iw to the fullest extent possible, Labor Minister Russel Paulley said Tuesday. The Manitoba Remembrance Day Act specifies which busi- nesses under provincial juris diction may remain open anc provides fines of up to for employers who violate the not. "I'm firmly convinced thai we should retain tliis day as a day of remembrance as mucl as he said. The storm slnick as farmers vcrc wailing for crops to dry rom an earlier storm that, re- sulted in Uio loss of two grades on grain. Mr. Malmberg estimated thai without any more precipitation, Peace River farmers will have :o wait at least another two weeks before liarvesling con re- :ume. "And the probability of much improved weatlier then Is fairly slim." Mr. Malmberg said latest fig- ures Indicate 27 per cent of Peace River's wheat has been hai-vested compared with 65 per cent at the same time last year. Sixty per cent of the barley and 73 per cent of the rapeseed is in, compared v.ilh 89 per cent for both crops at this thne last year. The storm also left snow In some southern regions, but Mr. Malmberg said only a few days of dry weather is needed before harvesting can resume. The sit- uation in the southern two- thirds of Alberla is "not great, but there's nothing to panic about." Provincially, 59 per cent o{ the wheat, 60 per cent of barley and SI per cent of rapeseed has been harvested. Loss from the previous storm has been estimated at mil- lion. oiiservatives >voii t go [or coalition government MEADOW LAKE, Sask. (CP) Robert Thompson said Tues- ay that no consideration is be- ng given within the Progres- ive Conservative party lo any oaliiion wilh another party in he event the Oct. 30 election reduces a minority govern- Con-servative lent situation. Mr. Thompson, andidate ricMng of Blast kills young IRA boinbmakers DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HO5ACK Certified Denial Mechanic Suits 8-304 5th SI. S. Ph. 327-7344 Manitoba by truck or airplane. The program is co-ordinated i by the province's environmental I co-operative which has 700 feet of boom, floating hear! pumps lo I suciion off Ihe oil and large i amounts of absorbent material i for the final clean up. BELFAST (AP) Three young IBA bombmakers blow themselves up late Tuesday al the end of a day of violence in Northern Ireland that took five lives and left a man wounded. A Belfast magistrate, Rober Staunton. 40, was shot three times today xvhile driving through Hie Roman Catholic Falls Church area after drop ping Iris children off at school authorities reported. Staunon, a Catholic, was hi in the neck, shoulder and arm by a gunman riding on the back of a motorbike who firc( eight shots before fleeing. Th judge was listed in satisfactory condition alter emergency sur gery. It was the second recent a: sassination attempt on a publi official. William Craig, a leader of the Protestant militants an a former minister in Ulster' government, escaped injury last week when a terrorist fired three bullets at him. I r i s Ii Republican Army sources said three members of its Provisional wing were killed while mixing explosives in an abandoned Belfast house. I Weather and roud report in British Columbia Surrey-White Rock, Iso said unity within the party s greater than he has ever een it. In an Interview while cam- paigning in Meadow Lake con- titneney for a fellow Conser- candidate, he clarified a eport of replies he had given a news conference rfonday when asked about what he party would do in a mi- nority government situation or f it were defeated decisively. Would the Conservatives form coalition with the New Dem- Dcratic Party or the Social Credit Party, of which he was once national leader? "We in the Conservative party are not giving any con- sideration to that because we are moving in for a majority victory at the polls on Oct. Mr. Thompson reiterated Tues- day. What about Robert Stanfield's future as party leader if the Conservatives suffered a deci- sive defeat? Would there be a leadership convention after the election if this occurred? Mr. Thompson said there would- be a leadership convention in this event, "Because that is the kind of man Mr. Stanfield is." "But we're going to win, not lose. In my opinion, the unity within the Conservative Party centering on the Stanfield team is stronger than I have ever ex- perienced. There is complete determination and co-operation among party and candidates and leader." An indication of the strength of the party was the of ex-Liberals Claude Wagner in Quebec and Paul Hellyer in On- tario to run as Conservative candidates. They had been at- tracted to the party by the em- phasis on the Stanfield team. Mncher Creek tledicinc Hat Edmonton...... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary........ ,'ictoria....... -'rince George {amloops...... Vancouver Saskatoon...... SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET II L I're J7 .07 9 .32 20 .04 Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa...... Montreal SI. John's Halifax...... Charlottetov.il Kredericton !hicago...... Los Angeles Rome....... Paris....... London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow..... Stockholm Tokyo 48 32 42 12 41 14 Bl 37 .01 .11 .36 32 31 37 35 32 30 25 55 1.33 60 54 51 52 46 43 43 50 UNLIMITED! MORTGAGE MONEY s LARGE CMHC PROJECTS amounts available from to in excess of Home Owner approved loans up to Other Loans from for now or existing residences apartments hotels motels commercial and industrial acreages Second Mortgages from 3500.00 FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th Street South Phone 328-5548 aquarium okayed CALGARY (CP) City coun- cil approved a expendi- ture Tuesday to help finance a new aquarium for the city. The province earlier promised lo provide an equal amount, provided the city did the same. Canadian Breweries Ltd. has also agreed to contribute 000. The brewery operated an nqiinrium in the city for years hut closed it last month 'when an associated fish hatchery censed functioning. A new owned hatchery is to begin operation shortly and the proposed aquar- ium would he operated in con- junction with it. Fish from Ilio old aquarium wore sent lo Cjuehci: city, Cal- g.iry's city from rrnlon- ttiaj yc.u. FORECAST: Lcthbriilge Region To- day: Cloudy this morning be- coming sunny during the af- ternoon. Highs 30 to 35. Thursday: Mostly Lows near 20; liighs near 45. Medicine Hat Region To- Jay; A few clouds. Highs 30 to 35. Thursday: Sunny. Milder. Lows near 20; liiglis near 45. Calgary Regions Today: Sunny. Winds west 15 by noon. Highs 30 to 35. Thursday: Sun- ny. Winds northwest 15; lows near 20 highs 40 to 45. Columbia, Kootcnay Today. Sunny except a few cloudy periods and snow flurries in the Kootenays. Gusty winds some valleys. Cold. Thursday: Sunny and a liltle warmer. Highs today near 40. Lows tonight 20 to 30. Highs Thursday 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Cloudy v.ith periods of snow and continuing cold today and tonight. Thursday snow ending with decreasing cloudiness and warming trend. Highs today mostly 30s. Lows tonight 15 to 25 north 25 to 35 south portion. Highs Thursday mostly 50s. West of Continental Divide- Snow north and periods o' rain or snow south portion today mostly ending tc-night. Thurs- day decreasing cloudiness with few showers over mountains and becoming warmer. Highs today 30s north and mostly 40s south. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Thursday mostly 60s. YEAR-END SPECIAL Cultivator Shovels 18" CHISHS YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING, OR A SKIER Calgar- luns, and olher of Alberta, awoke Tues- lo face the rather gfim face of winler. Tlie season snowfall caused the usua[ prohfems wilh traffic but used-car dealer Ed Jones managea1 to create a smile even thoucjh 11 was a frozen one. Skiers nnd skaters aaoul ihe only ones pleased by' the developments bu1 outlook for should bfi brighter wilh ihe re- turn of lunny ikiev (CP THESE ARE UNITED SHOVELS AND FULLY GUARANTEED GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY Of' AMA Highway 2 from Carway to Cardston, covered with a layer of ice and snow. Cardston lo Fort Macleod an 8 mile section which is partly covered with ice, remainder is bare. Fort Macleod to Claresholm, bare pavement in the wheel paths, otherwise covered v.'ilh ice. Claresholm lo Nanton, driving lanes mostly bare. Highway 3, west, bare from Lclhbridgc to Fort Macleod. Fort Macleod to Durmis partly covered with ice, wheel paths mostly bare. Burmis to the B.C. border, layer of thin ice, sanrl- Highway 3, east, hare. Highway 4, Lclhbridge lo Coutts, hare. Highway S, bare from LcUi- bridge to Spring Coulee. Spring Coulee to Watcrton, covered wilh snow and a layer of thin ice. Highway 6, covered with a layer of (hln ice. Highway Monarch to Vul- can, mostly bare. Highway 24, 36, 52 and 61 are bare. Highway R2 from Magrath tn Del Bonita is mainly hare with a small amount of thin ice at [he south end. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary lo Golden, few slippery sections, sanded. Golden to Rcvolstoke, good driving condition. Logan Pass closed. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Contts 24 hours: Carway 7 a.m. lo in p.m.; Del Ponita a.m. to B p.m.: Rooscvillf, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C.; 24 hours; Porthill P.ykerts R a.m to midnight; C'hirf Mounlain rinsed; Wilrlhortp, 8 a.m. tn 5 p.m. ;