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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta WARMER FORECAST HIGH THURSDAY 55-60. The Letkbridge Herald VOL. LXIII No. 255 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1970 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS 40 PAGES Nationalist China Raps Recognition TAIPEI (CP) Nationalist China criticized today Canada's recognition of Communist China, b u t the criticism was calm and revealed little immediate alarm. The future could be a different story however, if Canada's recognition Tuesday spurs other Western na- tions to make the same move. Canadian recognition brought none of the outrage that greeted the French recognition of Peking in 1964, largely because the nationalists had known for some time their relations with Canada were doomed. The economics ministry went so far as to say the recognition, and subsequent breaking of relations between Ottawa and Taipei, "mil not seriously affect" trade between Canada and Formosa which totalled million U.S. last year. This is in line with apparent nationalist policy of separating diplomatic and economic relations with some nations. Trade with Britain, for example, con- tinues to rise despite the fact that country was one of the first to recognize Communist China in 1949. Will Back Peking Canada will vote for Peking in this year's Uni- ted Nations China debate, but foreign ministry offi- cials remain confident they can maintain Nationalist China's UN position this year. Many officials concede, however, that hard times lie ahead for the Nationalist bid to retain the Uni- ted Nations' China seat. Italy and Belgium are known to be interested in relations with Peking, and Austria is reported to be holding private talks with Communist representatives. Japan recognizes Nationalist China, but has been on the record since January as desiring official con- tacts with Peking. It is believed here these shifts could be a se- rious threat to Nationalist China within two years. And for Nationalist China, United Nations mem- bership is far more than a question of prestige or of international support for the government's avowed de- termination to return to the China mainland. If Peking took the UN seat, the Nationalist gov- ernment would lose much of its ability to claim it is only temporarily on Formosa, and that its strict mar- tial law government of the island will last only until the mainland is reconquered. If the membership were lost it would require ei- ther an economically unbearable isolation of Formosa from other nations, or important changes in Formosa's political life. One of.Taipei's largest Chinese-language .dailies, the United Daily News, said: "The Trudeau administration Was willing to invite a wolf into its house, and we have nothing to say but to feel shameful for the Canadian people and the spoiling of the traditional friendships between the Re- public of China and Canada." The official Central Daily News predicted that Communist China mil send "a large number" of agents, cadres and guerrilla experts into Canada in the future, posing as commercial or cultural attaches. It said Peking will establish a foothold at the "back door" of the United States, and will make its embassy in Ottawa a headquarters for "infiltration" of Canada and the United States. Diefeiibaker Opposed Canada's former prime minister John Diefenbaker said the government's decision will be taken as ap- proval of communism by Canada in Southeast Asia and will result in loss of support for those countries that have opposed communism. The former prime minister was also dismayed that the Communist regime should be recognized at the expense of the Nationalist Chinese government. "I must say it is shocking that the government recognizes Communist China without any assurances that Taiwan will be he said. But Chester Ronning, a former diplomat who was the last official Canadian representative on the main- land of China prior to the deportation of Canadian citizens in 1951, claimed the federal government's deci- sion was a step towards world peace. He said in an interview that Canada's recognition of the Communist regime could be the end of the isolation of the Mao Tse-tung regime by the United States. Yu-chi Hsueh, Nationalist Chinese ambassador in Canada for the last 3V4 years said that recognition of tire Communist regime was "a cruel blow to the 700 million Chinese people who aspire to freedom." Mr. Hsueh said the Canadian government's deci- sion was deplorable and that it would affect interna- tional politics throughout Asia. Real Caouette, leader of the Creditiste parly, said Canada should not recognize a revolutionary govern- ment at a time when Canada is defending its free- dom against revolutionaries such as members of the Front de Liberation du Quebec. T. C. Douglas, leader of the New Democratic Party and an advocate of the recognition of the Com- munist regime, said Canada should re-establish rela- tions with the Taiwan government once the Na- tionalists relinquish their claim to the Chinese main- Opposition Leader Robert Stnnficld said the gov- ernment's step was a way to bring UK effective gov- ernment of mainland China into Iho community of nations. Tories Shaken Up M s> C f-n For Release In Nova Scotia Cliff-Hanger PREMIER SMITH stunned HALIFAX (CP) Major gains by the Liberals, a serious setback for the Progressive Conservative government and a breakthrough by the New Dem- ocrats in Tuesday's general election left Nova Scotia's im- mediate political future unclear today. With recounts expected in sev- eral close ridings, unofficial election-night results gave the Liberals the largest block of seats in the legislature but they lack a clear-cut majority. The NDP, a virtual non-factor in recent Nova Scotia elections, emerged' with two the balance of power. Final Standings: 1970 1967 21 40 23 6 2 4646 GERALD REGAN the hero PCs Liberals NDP TOTAL Liberal Leader Gerald Regan, 41-year-old former sportscaster> labor lawyer and Liberal mem- ber of Parliament for Halifax, was delighted with the outcome, but he declined to predict future events pending "clarification" from Premier G. I. (Ike) Smith. Regardless of that, the result was an overwhelming defeat for the Conservatives who were seeking a fifth straight man- date. Ending 23 years of Liberal rule in 1956, they won bigger New Meat Packing Plant For Brooks Another meat packing plant will be constructed in 'southern Alberta, anc according to Jim Wilfley, Brooks, is just one more inevitable step towards making southern Alberta the fo- cal point of the Canadian cat- tle industry. Lakeside Packers, Brooks, will be a million plant working in conjunction with a feed supplement mill which will act as an outlet for bones and other wastes. The construction of the plant was made possible by a 000 grant from the federal gov- ernment incentives program. Jim Wilfley, one of the three principles in the company, said the plant will have a kill capa- city of 300 head of cattle per day, putting it on a similar scale with two packing plants at Lethbridge. The plant will employ about 100 men. Although the principle in Lakeside Packers will be the same as in Lakeside Feeders, Mr. Wilfley says the plant .will not operate on'cattle from the feedlot. (Lakeside Feeders is the largest commercial feedlot in "We will enter bids on ani- mal lots the same as any other he said, "and will be a competitor on the same ba- sis." Construction on the plant is expected to begin during De- cember of this, year, with the plant scheduled to be in opera- tion by late 1971. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN ALDERMAN Steve Kotch wearing his fur coat in the council chambers and wondering if the city's gas bill had been paid Rudy Obcrmeycr e m b a r r assed when his wife Win caught him using the automatic washing machine to clean his golf balls Myra Bell sporting a visible limp after her dart- playing partner missed the bull's-eye. Claresholm Man KUled At Seebe SEEBE CP) Alvin Fran- cis Locker, 23, of Claresholm, was killed when an excavation trench collapsed Tuesday on the snow ridge ski resort near here. Police said Locker died when the sides of a trench he was working in collpased and buried him. Marcel Audette, 34, of Cal- gary, also working in the trench at the time, escaped with leg injuries. Seebe is about 40 miles north- west of Calgary. majorities in three subsequent elections, crushing the Liberals and obliterating the NDP in 1963 and 1967. Victories Tuesday by NDP Leader Jeremy Akerman, a 28- y e a r -o 1 d British-born broad- caster, and another NDP candi- date marked the first third- party wins in a Nova Scotia election since 1960 when former CCF party leader Michael Mc- Donald was elected for the last time. REJECTS COALITION The possibility of the two-man NDP group co-operating in a co- alition with either of the major parties was rejected by Mr. Ak- erman. There also seemed little likelihood either Mr. Akerman or the second NDP member, Paul MacEwan, would agree to act as house speaker. Mr. Akerman; the man in the middle after Tuesday's stunning upset, said today he and his Cape Breton running mate would support a Liberal government in the legislature provided they received firm guarantees to act on some NDP programs.. The Conservatives suffered a sharp reduction in the popular vote, getting only 47 per cent of the votes cast Tuesday compared to 53 per cent in 1967 and 56 per cent in 1963. The Liberal share this time was 46 per cent, up from 42 per cent in 1967 and 40 per cent in 1963. The NDP picked up seven per cent this time, compared with five per cent in 1967 and four per cent in 1963. Mr. Smith, heading his first campaign since succeeding Rob- ert Stanfield as provincial party leader in 1967, said he had not contemplated the possibility of a minority government. "There is no precedent for it in Nova the premier said. Four members of Mr. Smith's cabinet were defeated. Veteran Attorney-General R. A. Donahoe, a legislature mem- ber since 1954, was upset by Liberal George Mitchell in Hali- fax Cornwallis. Highways Minister I. W. Ak- erley was defeated in Dart- mouth South, Mines Minister Percy (Pinky) Gaum in Cape Breton Nova and Donald R. McLeod minister without portfo- lio, in Pictou Centre. House Speaker G. H. (Paddy) Fitzgerald lost his Halifax Cobe- quid seat. Industry Minister Gerald Rit- cey, Smith's running mate in two-member Colchester rid- ing, defeated his Liberal oppo- nent by only four votes in unof- ficial returns. However, the re- turning office reported today that revised figures gave Mr. Ritcey a 143-vote lead over his Liberal opponent. Nuclear Blast Registered Over China BOMBAY (Reuters) India's main atomic research centre here said tonight it recorded an atmospheric nuclear explosion over China today. Of Hostages MONTREAL (CP) Hopes for the early release of two kidnap hostages began to fade today after the first face-to-face talks between a contact man for the revolu- tionary Front de Liberation du Quebec and a provincial government spokesman ended in a stand-off. Barrister Robert Lemieux, representing the revolu- tionary FLQ which is holding British envoy James Jasper Cross and Quebec Labor Minister Pierre La- porte for ransom, left in doubt Tuesday night whether World Series Big Red Outfit Fights Back he would join further talks. BOISTEROUS CONFERENCE He told a boisterous news con- ference: "I declare that, in view of the government's refusal to negoti- ate with me under the terms of my mandate, I cannot continue these negotiations without re- ceiving a new mandate." He made it clear that the question whether he meets again today with lawyer Robert Demers, government represent- ative, depends on further in- structions from the violently separatist FLQ. The FLQ said loday it gives "carte blanche" complete freedom to Mr. Lemieux in the two cases. STATEMENT ISSUED Unlike Ms FLQ counterpart, TIT jr uniiKe ms tJjQ counterpart, -May Hero Mr. Demers held no news con- ference but the Montreal office 'Gel me whatshlsname in BALTIMORE (AP) Lee May, the big first baseman who is the No. 3 man in the Cincin- nati power thrust, saved the Reds from elimination in the World Series Wednesday when he hammered a three-run eighth inning homer that gave Balti- more a shocking 6-5 defeat. The victory, first for the Reds in the four games played so far in the best-of-seyen series, kept them in contention for the big prize money and ended the Orioles' bid to com-, plete a four-game series sweep for the second time in five years. The C-foot-3, 205-pound May, who follows heralded Tony Perez and Johnny Bench in the Reds' batting order and home run totals, put Cincinnati ahead with dramatic suddenness when he tagged the first pitch to him by reliever Ed Watt into-the left field bleachers for a homer. Until then, despite several shaky innings by starter Jim Palmer, the Orioles seemed to be in command as Brooks Rob- inson continued to play a hero's role, adding four hits to his ac- cumulation while Baltimore built a 5-3 lead. CROWD PLEASED The 33-year-old third baseman delighted a sellout crowd of with a homer and two singles while the Orioles headed for what appeared to be their 18th straight victory in an amazing season-ending streak. May's homer, his second of the series, gave him four runs batted in for the day and brought his totals to 6-for-14 with eight RBI in the four games. Cincinnati Oil 010 683 Baltimore 013 580 Nolan, Gullet Carroll (6) and Bench; Palmer, Watt Drahowsky (9) and Hendricks. HRs: Cin- May Robinson Trudeau Claims Only Weak-Kneed Bleeding Hearts Afraid OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau said Tuesday that "only weak-kneed bleeding hearts" would be afraid to go the limit to stop people trying to run the country by kidnapping and blackmail. The prime minister spoke in an interview with two radio and television reporters which was taped and released m the Par- liamentary Press Gallery. Mr. Trudeau said there are "a lot of bleeding, hearts around that just don't like lo see people with helmets and guns." _ I can say is go on and mewl. It's mure important to keep law and order in society than to be worried about weak- kneed people who don't like the looks of. an army." Asked how far ta would go in defending this principlo, Hie prime minister said: "Just watch me." The interview was sort of a challenge from CBC reporter Tim Raife to Mr. Trudeau, ask- ing the prime minister to defend the use of troops as protectors to Parliament Hill Tuesday morning and (o guard high- ranking persons such as cabinet ministers and ambassadors. The security moves ware taken following kidnappings of British diplomat James Cross and Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Lanorte and ransom dn- mands issued for Iheir safe re- turn by members of the terror- ist Front de Liberation du Quebec. Mr. Raifc suggested Uiat "surely it is the police's job to catch people who break the law." replied Mr. Trudeau, "but not to give protection to those citizens who might be blackmailed for one reason or another." Would the prime minister go to the extent of wiretapping, or reducing oilier civil liberties? "Yes, I think that society must take every means-at its disposal to defend ilself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power in the country, and I think that goes to any dis. tancc." Mr. Trudeau said Om FT.Q is trying to gain "a hell of a loi of publicity" from kidnapping. The more recognition the press gave them, the greater the FLQ vic- tory would be. The pi-ess could use "a liltls of Premier Robert Bourassa is- sued a statement saying its point of view had not changed since the premier made a broadcast statement S u n d a y night. In that statement the premier set .forth what amounted to Mr. Demers' terms of reference in the of the "initial question" of setting up some "mechanism" for guaranteeing the safety of the two hostages. "The Quebec government re- mains firm in its position, which has already been made known, even before Mr. Lemieux was chosen as representative (of the the statement said. "There can be no question then of the government accept- ing or discussing the FLQ de- mands before dealing with the initial question." Meanwhile, hundreds of po- licemen continued the search for the hideouts where the two hostages are held under sent- ence of death unless the FLQ demands are mel. SET PRICE ON LIVES The price the FLQ has set on their lives: Freeing of 23 FLQ compa- triots convicted or accused of terrorist crimes, their safe transport to Cuba or Algeria with their families for those Who want to go, payment of in gold, cessation of the current police search, exposure of an FLQ police informer, and re-employment of more than 400 mailtruck drivers who lost their jobs in a shift of.a Montreal postal contract this year. In other developments Tues- day, the federal government disclosed it has been in touch with Algerian and Cuban gov- ernments on tiie question of safe passage for the prisoners to those countries. Aside from concern over the fate of .the hostages, Mr. Cross, kidnapped nine days ago, and Mr. Laporte, abducted Saturday night, there was a nagging worry over the effect of the crimes on the Montreal business community. Charles Neapole, president of the Montreal and Canadian Stock Exchanges, said in an in- terview that terrorist actions might affect talent available to the community more than in- vestment. THREATENED TO ATTACK PARIS (AP) Age nee France-Presse says the Quebec separatist organization holding two officials as hostages has threatened to attack all over Canada. The news agency says the front de Libcralion de Quebec broadcast its threat "in a docu- ment circulated to the press by the European delegation" of the organization. in the weeks to come, the FLQ will "begin delivering new ROBERT LEMIEUX Mandate Renewed Sharp Slants Powers UNITED NATIONS (CP) Canada opened the 25th-anniver. s.ary celebrations of the United Nations today with a suggestion that if the world organization is to meet the aspirations of its founders, member countries must put their own houses in order. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp made the state- ment in a speech that at one point slapped at the big powers and made indirect reference to the fact that Communist China is not represented here. Sharp was the first speaker of the 10-day special commemora- tive session of the' 127-member General Assembly. He laid: "If as member nations we come here in the knowledge that everything we can do within our own jurisdictions has been done, and I do not suggest that any nation here today can make that claim, we will find fewer problems to face and those that remain less diffi- cult." He said the world is facing a broad crisis of confidence be- tween people and the institu- tions they have created. In the world there was little cause for comfort, less reason for con- gratulation and no reason for complacency. NOTES DISCONTENT There was dissatisfaction, a sense of shortcoming and an un- easiness about the UN' The minister's only reference to China came in what he said was one of four major root causes for the dissatisfaction in the UN. One of these causes "is that the UN has often appeared to be rudely bypassed, or shamelessly to stand aside, While major world events were unfolding, while grave crises were erupt- ing, particularly in the field of peace and security." Vietnam, Czechoslo- vakia leap to the mind but thqy are only the most obvious ex- amples." Sharp had been expected to blows all over Canada against make a slrongcr pica for ad- PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU tough stand more which it would not bo using if it made his com- ments "a big news he said. tlie agency added. The FLQ said it would aim particularly at air and railway transport in all parts of Canada outside Quebec province, Iho agency reported. Chinese following Tuesday's an- nouncement that Ihc Canadian government and Peking had agreed lo exchange diplomats. Canada will support bids to seat Communist China here, ;