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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Hot-line on election drive The LctKbtidge Herald Low tonight 25-30; high Sunday 60-65 "Sen-ill" South Mbirta mid Southeastern B.C." Price 15 Cents VOL. No. 258 ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER H, 1972 FOUR PAGES STKIMIKN SCO'lT O'fTMVA fCP) Hot-line campaigning (or Hie Oct. 30 federal clcvl'nn appears In Ire cooling evil, lint Iho ivulio plume in prnHniiiis liiive struck some bright sparks into an nilmrwis? t far, at Icasl. Jloheil Slanfickl. (nr example, lionized liimsclt on 311 open-line slum1 in Pierre Tmtlcau went joh-liunting for a liot-linn caller in Vancouver. David Lewis called (tie prime minister on an open- liner in Winnipeg. Real Caouettc ticked off a startled program host in Montreal. All in all, however, some campaign prgar.Uers are starling to wonder the open-line shows an: quite tiic credible, persou-lo-pcrson vote-getter llial others believe. Some rehearsed One factor tbal might he reducing the effectiveness of the phone-in shows h revelation that a apparent- ly impromptu situations were pre-arranged. Another involves indications llio! some programs of tho subject being- questioned throw up straight lines and patsy queries. I'or the first month or so of the campaign, open- lining was a major campaigning technique. In that time, Conservative Leader StanfieM and New Demo- crat Lewis each had participated in more, than 19 open-line shows. Prime Minister Trudeau ajid Social Credit Leader Caouetto oil somewhat fewer. While party organizers in Ottawa say the emphasis on open line shows will be reduced as the Oct. 30 elec- tion day approaches there will be more stress on public hot-lines provoked some lively moments. Campaigners, the bosts, callers and listeners have all at various momcnls been startled or mizzled by moderators either irreverent or over-awed and by queMions Ihat come hurtling in from left field. There was tlie moment in St. John's when hot-Una host Ron Pumphery suddenly asked Mr. Stanfielcl that, if he were to bo an animal, which would ha to he. "I'd like lo be a Mr. Slanfield shot back just .is surprisingly. "They represent what's noble in the jungle." "What are you supposed to say when someone asks a question like the Conservative leader mused aftenvards. It was a Newfoundland, too, that Mr. Trudeau buzzed by a retired army colonel who demanded to know how tlie province, without a single army base, would defend itself against a Russian invasion. "I must tell you." replied Mr. Trudeau, "that if the Soviets slart a war, I doubt Ihcy will land in New- foundland." Engineers debate Winnipeg moderator PcLer threw the prime minister a curve when lie got Mr. Lewis on the Tine to question his a brief, but so far the only, leader-to-leader debate of the campaign. Mr. Ixiuis accused Mr. Trudeau of misleading the public by to suggest Hi at. there were plenty ot jobs around for the unemployed. Irrepressible Real CaoueUe opened a two-hour ses- sion on CGC radio's Cross-Canada Checkup chow by sarcastically scolding I he CBC. It's a funny tiling, said Mr. Ctaouetle, Hint in Otta- the CBC always interviewed him last when getting statements from party leaders. Now, however, he was first of four on the weekly phone-in show, permitting his rivals lo perform closer to election day. And in this corner. Levesque And in this corner, as they oilier. Mr. rovescin strategy for nU In '.or I pr i y if iod I if I'M liy riiv'Tir rK.-. ,an s etnam peace move specu LOUDER PLEASE The land may be strong but some of the voices weren't as Prime Minister Trudeau occasion- ally-had trouble hearing questions from the crowd that overflowed the Jubilee Auditorium Friday in Edmonton. (CP Wirepholo) Trudeau raps Canadians for their lack of fitness liy JOSEPH MONTKFAI, UT> KOPP Lrv In campaign11 Tt !iisy KTm hul Ihr leader K throwing punches in Hir while the provincial lend- ers of IrfitUliuna! parties profess a spectator role. Moving swiftly into a spoiler style, the Parti Que- becrjis founder-lender figures on scoring against tho in I-'rnm KKUTER-AP SAIGON (CP) South Viet- namese ambassadors were fly- ing hack from Washington, Paris and London today, prompting speculation of new Vietnam peace moves after four days of intensive talks be- tween U.S. and North Vietnam- ese negotiators in Paris. Tran Kim Phuong. ambassa- dor in Washington, will be tho frsl to fly in for consultations, expected to centra on peace ne- gotiations in which the future of t he S ai gen gov crn meat is a critical bargaining point. U.S. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker called on president Van Tliieu today, ap- parently also to discuss the lat- est diplomatic moves. The re have been no an- nouncements since the unprece- dented four days of talks be- tween President Nixon's special advisor, Henvy Kissinger, and Nort h Vietnam ese poli tb uro member Lc Due Tho. Rut in the midst of these peace efforts, Tnieu in a series of speeches in recent weeks, has given no indication that he is ready to compromise. He has denounced Communist proposals for a tripartite or coalition government, saying this would tantamount to sirrcrider to the Communists. Spokesmen for both the United States and North Viet- nam admitted Friday that many stumbling blocks remain in the effort to reach a nego- tiated settlement ci the Vietnam war, In (lie war, Coirunumst forces continued to threaten Highway 1.1 only J5 miles north of Sai- gon. placed Field reports have fighting at a low level. Military spokesmen said they hud no further word on the fate of up to 300 government troops forced out of Ben Hel base camp in the central highlands when it was o verrun 1 ale Thursday night. U.S. B-52 bombers streaked across Xorth Vietnam today, raining more than 700 tons of explosives on war stockpiles military sources said were awaiting shipment south from near the ports of Vinh and Dong Hoi, EDMONTON (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau clvded Cana- dians Friday for their lack of fitness, saying even a slight im- provement in the country's in- cidence of heart disease would save millions of dollars a year. He made the statement dur- ing a GI z-hour visit to Edmon- ton after he took n poke nt the parties earlier, at Portage la Prairie, during a western election campaign swing that moves into British Columbia today. Health-care costs are increas- ing faster than the gross na- tional product, due mainly to the inactive lifestyle chosen by many Canadians, Mr. Tnideau told an overflow audience at Edmonton's Jubilee ?pnts v.liile battling each lieutenants feel the er in Quebec in the future rnv federalism and federalism is [Elliott Tmdeau more than (ho federal result In a i.dijrh would hn (ine nf Uir PrqinMes'' I't-J niembrrri in Mj'y uht'ii Mr. announced that. i cots drivi- fur funds collected more than iihlc objeclive. ;nnl billcrly charged tfial jrlcaij's men a tow blow in Itia provincial rlrrlion April '29, Students apologize to Queen STIRLING, Scotland (Renter) A petition signed by 930 Stir- ling University students apolo- gize.? to the Queen for a rowdy demonstration against, bcr dur- ing a campus tour Thursday. The university has ordered an inquiry about the avail- ability of alcohol at the univer- sity following the scenes when crowds of students, many drinking and from fans and hollies, yelled insults and obscenities at. Ihr The petit inn apologiy.rd for Ihr "degrading and offensive behavior" of Ihft demonstrators was prR.senietl Saturday four ftmlents lo the Quean's private secretary, Philip Moore, at 71 hotel here. A spokesman at Buckingham Palace, said: "The Queen is ecrtnin to appreciate the ges- ture. The petition will lw laid before her as .soon as possible." Thursday's incidents, whirh out nf a sil-in. were re- ported I o hr> mainly prot river Ihe money sprnl on Hie fj neon's four-hour tonr of this imiversily in central Scotland. Auditorium during an afternoon rally. The Liberal government started the Canada Games and Hockey Canada and, during the last foiii- years, has committed million in support of filness and health programs and "our aim now fs to increase both our participation in those programs and the effectiveness of that participation." COULD FUNDS The federal government spends 10 per cent of the total federal budget on health nnd an improvement of "even two per cent in the incidence of heart disease would represent a cost savings lo Canadians" of about million a year, he said. At Portage la Prairie, Sir. Trudeau said the Liberal party was trying to talk "tho same language for imply- ing thai the New Democrat'c and Conservative parties are playing a regional game in seeking support for Ihe Oct. 30 federal election. "I remind you lhal the goals of the Literal government are ones for which we seek support and understanding in every re- gion of ho told an au- dience at Portage la He repeated the message to a large Friday shopping crowd at Edmonion1 s new Londonderry shopping mall. Ele said NDP Leader David Lewis "can't even load his own party" which had no policy on Quebec's place in Confederation because the parly was afraid of losing votes if it outlined a pol- HONG KONG fAP) Two British brothers were deported from China today. One left hird a wife ar.d five children he had not heard from in five years, the Hong Kong govern- ment announced. IL said Percy Farmer. 46, and Frederick Fanner, 45, both bom in China, were arrested in 1967 at the height of the Cul- tural revolution and held with- out trial until last week. Their sister, Dorothy, 52, is still in The brothers said they were tried last Tuesday, and sen- tenced to .seven years in prison. But their case was reviowed and they were told Thursday thev would be deported. Smouldering remains of the Fleming farm house Two southern Alberta district yoiings'.ers died early this mor- ning in two separate house fires. A two storey house fire at The government resort gave _LUU details of their alleged of- no fence or of their treatment while bsinp held for trial. The two liatl been truck own- ers and drivers before their ar- rest, the government said. Frederick- said hi? wife and five children, agecl 8 to 19 years, were presumably still in Vinf! K'ou. but he had not heard from them since his ar- Ill vision land.clirin rnl of "V, trie filth that c.nme. from ll'i: al IIVLO Minislo1 Tnidean and v. (li.'cc licfore tfic last ar.d so arouad for the doc-lion. KxcopL we'll liavo the. lo our arti- cles." lie to (VN'iMif Fit's New a Lih p-irly appeared before cd slinw rconorsiJc kiny of welfare, when did fast yet a Troni AIMvcntor BLACKPOOL, England (CD Prime Minister Heath held out a vision today of a Britain Ibe mission of leader of West- ern Kuropc. The nrilish leader forth lii.s concept of (lie rolr ho wan's (he nnlion lo play as a member of Ihe enlarged Kiiropean Com- mon Market during an address winding un the annual con- vention of the Conscrvatis u porly. "The world cries out In nnsv for even more radical and constnictiv n Heath ITr referrnd fn Ilir nhvf alfenflinn in nrxl Thijrv rlny fellow leaders nf present and fnlnrn members of the Common Market. "We're going to lake flic place history has reserved for us ant] speak with a voice thnt has been silent too long." To (he acclaim of -UXii) party oi'kevs. Heath rercuplrd ihf role lias pi a mi in liis- lory and said: "For an off shorn n fow million people it was and remains a staggering achievement." Now Rrifam's new link with Europe will Jcad the country I o a new rpor h of Rr i t i r-li service and influence 011 Mm whole Focicly of iho primr minisler said. In l-'riday's session IVfenrn Sccrrlary Ixird said cm Ku r n pr m i even tnallv lou-ard .1 nnifirtl defence program. incUiclinfl cnnvcnlional and nuotcnr weapons. CM slrik ane crasii from AI'-REUTER MOSCOW (CP) Tass news agency retried today an air- liner on ils way from Lenin- grad tn Moscow crashed near Moscow's Sheremelyevo Air- povt Friday night and all pas- sengers and crew were killed. The official Russian news agency did not give any figures on the number of dead. But nn airport official, asked to confirm reports of a crash killing more than 100 persons, replied; "It 's unfortunately true.1' The Fovirt news agency re- po! I camp after some Western airline representatives said they hat! heard a report thai an AeroMnat with I BO passcn- prrs abonrd o.xplcx'lod in Ihe air and killing all on ho.--d. The repml d'd nn! idcu- lify the airline nr Ihe type of plane, saying only iliat the crash occurred ai p.m. ;uul thai a government commis- sion has hecn appointed to in- e dispsler. the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fleming, four miles west of Barons, took the life of Patricia Hobbs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Hobbs of the Barons district. A Ihree-year-old child died in a two storey house fire which occurred about 4 a.m. in Slave Iy. Neighbors at the scene of the Fleming fire this morning said when fire broke out, apparent- ly Mr. Fleming used a ladder to reach second floor bed- rooms. He managed lo get three children, Cammy F 1 e raing, Sherry Fleming and Uremia Hobbs. i-ister of Ihe deceased, out before he collapsed. Tin? Hobbs children were spending the night at the. Fleming home. Tiie Fleming family was rushed to St. Michael's Hospit- al in Lethbridge. Mr. Fleming and his daughter Sherry are reported in good condition. Mrs. (Judy) Fleming a n daughter Cammy were treated and released. Anothei daughter. Shelly, es- caped -the fire as she was an overnight house guest of Mr. and Mrs. CJcoff DeBoer of (lie Barons district. Brenda Hobbs is in satisfac- tory condition in Claroshnlm Municipal Hospilai. Billy Atkinson, a neighbor of. the Fleming family, reported the. fire at a.m. Tiiree units of the Barons fire figiiters responded to the fire but the entire home was c'ostroyed before they succeed- ed in putting out the. fire. Parents of the tlirce year- old who was killed in the Stave- ly fire are in good condition in hospital in Claresholm after being burned in attempting to rercue their child. Xames o( the family were withheld by I1CMP. Slavery and Claresholm vol- unleer fire fighters put the fire out at a.m. nun DETfiOIT rCf'-AD Slrikos in kov (icncral Motors plants over assembly lint prodin'tion s t n n tla r (i the numlKT of workers en a line ami how fast (hey work Ihroafened lo spiral today. TI-.C slviki's cn-alil affect Ir.oiisanils The diamond in tbo world. Iho Star of Sierra Leone, was shown here Saturday by 1. li, ambassa- dor to the United Xalions from .Sierra I cone. The while dia- mond, v.'i'iihini: caraK or a i-ounil. was un- wrapped al the of jeweler Harry WuxJbtoii. Seen ond heard ;j About town i; Station dirrc- X tor Dr. .1. K. Amlmis smiling on I bo rrni.irk llic sUlion has llic larco.-i crraalimi nl rhlis in rrn AMv'n I'll.'1" hfr knrc with her lo a Man of l.a Manrha relicr.rsal Hill H.ivinga claiming he had frosl on the pumpkin this morning alter sleeping with his fcot out of llic covers New bridgeilos Chiroiu-e Nina Srliweitvcr F.I Ihe uf the lains from thoir fihb lloitv ap- arlmcnl. mvners ivcir SANTIAGO CAP1 Presi- dent K-ilvsdor Atlcnde lias fnrr'ern store owners that they face ex- pulsLoii or u-ials if they don't immeifin'ely their strike in sympaMw v.ilh the five-day Iru- cher.s walkout. Spe.'ikinp radio and tele- vision [-'rktey, Allcndc s.rd open normally lo-.lny