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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Low tonight 30; high Friday 50-55 The lethbndge Herald -k VOL. LXV No. 202 lC. ALH10HTA. THURSDAY, OCTOHliU IB, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THltEE SECTION'S 3fi PACKS One Europe economic voice urged FAKIS (CH) President Georges Pompidou of France called on his European part- ners Iwlay to speak with one economic voice as he opened a Common Market summit con- ference in which protcclionism is likely lo be shunted aside in favor of freer world trade. Pompidou, addressing the en- larged trading bloc's first sum- mit meeting in the hcavily- guarded international confer- ence centre, hinted that France is ready lo support ihc idea of making the Common Market, now enlarged lo nine countries, a centre of trade expansion 'and not a bastion of protec- tionism." But the French leader em- phasized that financial stabil- ity, including the principle o[ fixed currency rates, must be a paramount hint to Prime Minister Edward Heath of Britain, sitting nearby, to ro- peg the pound, winch has been in a free float since last June. The pound dropped to its lowest level in 22 monllis today in the London market under a wave of selling orders from continen- tal centres. Pompidou suggested that the Common Market must advance toward "a distinctive monetary zone." Protection of Market currencies against speculators and unity in fight- ing inflation must be "our pri- mary concern." The French leader said he didn't want to sec a Europe constructed in complete opposi- tion lo the United States, but Americans will have to accept "'he reality" of the new Eu- rope. CRITICIZES GOLD VOICE He said the official gold price of ail ounce set hy Ihe United Slates is unrealistic and although he didn't intend to persist on this theme at the summit meeting, "this is n matter which will have .to ha discussed some dav." PRESIDENT POMPIDOU KILLER IS SENTENCED TO YEARS DALLAS, Tex. (AP) Terry Eugene Cullcy, 21, has been sentenced la years in prison, the longest, term ever assessed by a Dallas jury, for the murder of insur- ance broker Jean Geron. The jury of nine men and three women in Judge James Zimmcrmaim's criminal dis- trict court fixed the penalty Wednesday for Cullcy. Cullcy pleaded guilty in the case but chose to have a jury set pun- ishment. -Defence lawyer James QUEEN IN YUGOSLAVIA Queen Elizabeth trials Yugoslavia's president Tilo Wednes- day niaht shortly before a formal dinner in Ihe Yugoslav capital, at which the queen piayed hostess la Tilo. The British monarch h on a slate visit lo Belgrade. (AP WircphoJo) [AS. Congress wins IK I'KTKIl HUCKLKY Canadian Press WASHINGTON While Congress antl ttie president traded expressions of pious concern Wednesday, with an eye on Ihe election canipaijrn, a United Stales com- mitment lo join Cajiada in cleaning up Grcjit lilies pollution was virtually assured of funds. The balllc over a walrr-pnllution conlrol bill pillcil Uw dclinnination of Ihc Ecmilc are] House of Kepre- sentalives to he. generous in financing cnvironmcnlal measures against President Nixon's equally strong commitment lo reduce federal spending. Congress won, and in a manner that will inevitably force Ihe prcsidenl 10 think Hricc aboul Irving lo cxploil the situation in liis campaign for re-election. The bill, which an astonishing S24.6 billion over Ihc next three years for water cleanup in the Uiu'lcd Slalcs, was originally passed hy large majnrilics in both Scnale and House. After pondering Ihc situation until the last possible minute, Nixon decided to veto Ihe bill, calline it "slag- gcring and budget-wrecking." Ho had originally pro- posed spending 52 billion a year for three years. Both houses of Congress voted overwhelmingly Wed- nesday lo override Ihc presidential vclo ami the bill will become The volu in liic Senate was lo 12 and in Ihe House 217 to Uneasy peace prevails in Cliilc SANTIAGO (Rculr.r) Troops and police kept an uneasy peace between bitterly- opposed Chilean political [ac- tions today after Marxist Presi- dent Salvador Allende insisted the country would- not be paral- ysed by a week-Ions protest stoppage by employers. Allende said in a radio broad- cast Hint despite Ihe widely- publicized stoppages by truck owners and Qlher businessmen, "more than three million Chile- ans are still working for their country." They had "overcome the Fas- cist lie said, and "the country has not been and vrill not be paralysed." Three million inhabitanls in Santiago, the went to bed early for the second suc- cessive night of a mirtnighl-to-S a.m. curfew. The province cf Valparaiso, which includes the country's major port, also was under cur- few and tension was high there following Ihc death Wednesday of a man shot by a navy patrol when he failed lo respond to Iheir order to hall. WAS SECOND DEATH This was the second con- firmed since the crisis erupted, on Wct'.Tpsday last week, when truck owners and owner-drivers all over the coun- try began what was to he n 2-1- hour strike. It was in protest against a government plan (o set up a state-run transport system in the far south. Vclo occrrlchlc.ii Nixon IjTid Ihroatcncd in vclo message thai even if Conprc.vs Hi? nil] through, he would not "default" on responsibilily; lie all Ilio powers erf the presidency la restrict the amount of money spent. HP also warned Hint he campaign aRainiL Congress' spcmllhrifl v ays. But fact that, most of hi.1; fcllo'.r Hcpublirtins in Snnnlr. and House votcrl In override Uic vclo may inhibit the amount of political capiUl can .safely make. the outrome luid IHTN m Ihe balllc (M-con While House and observers here fcM, Ihat money fo bftck up (hp flrcnl Lnkrs proyr.'ini, a part of Lhe over-nil would be available. When President Nixon arc! Prima Minister Tnirlemi signed IJje agreement last April in OJtawa, it was r.sfi- mated Ihc cost the [J.S. some Inl- )ionr mainly for sewage treatment pUinLs and for re- moval of such destructive nutrients as phosphorus from discharged into (he Crrcal Lakes. The legislation hy Nixon in first plarn TToiiUI inclti'trd fnr Ihr cffnrl. new bill mriVr.s move mnnry ;ivpilalilr some mare monry can be wisely spent, given flic Availability of appro- priate manpower and equipment. Fitzhugh Green, an associate administrator of the U.S. Environmont.il Protection Agency EPA, said Ihe bill approved hy Congress "cnn reinforce- our firm commitment lo llic Great Lakes and our intention lo implement it fully.'1 Martin said the sentence will be appealed. Geron was shot Sept. 24, 1971, Cullev, posing as a policeman, and a woman entered the broker's North Dallas homo in an attempted jewel robbery. Under slate law Cullcy be eligible for parole within 20 years. However, Assistant District Allomey Jim Bark- said the state board of pardons and paroles lias in- dicated- that when a jury re- turns an unusually long sen- tence it will not grant parole. WAR WITH BRITISH ARMY OFF Irish back off from disaster Court shuts doors for death hearing A preliminary hearing into a charge of lion capital murder was "reluctantly" ordered closed today in pro- vincial court after the dcleuce claimed the "aims of justice would best be served" by the exclusion of public and news media. I-awycr Vaughn Hembroff cited what he colled "an cle- ment o[ sensationalism" in publicity surrounding the case as the reason for an applica- tion to close the hearing. Mr. Hcmilrnff added "it would be difficult to obtain a jury of of Ixjthbridge." lie'didn't elaborate. Crown prosecutor Bill wich concurred and Judge Lloyd Hudson "reluctantly" or- dered the hearing closed "un- der the circumstances" and had the packed courtroom cleared. Mr. Hembrotf's client, David William Threinen, 2-1, of Lelh- bridge, is charged in connec- tion with Ihe death of Angela Huemer, 1C, of Lethbridge. Her body was found by a farmer in a ditch in the Park Lake dis- t--ict, northwest of Lethbridge, July 14. She bad been missing for abnul 2'3 weeks. Tire hearing is expected to last at leasl two days. Pound falls LONDON (AP) The Hrilish pound (ell lo iis lowest level in 22 monllis today under a wave of selling orders from continen- tal cenlrcs. In two hours of hec- tic trading it dropped 1.5 eenls. Dealers said the pound ap-' parenlly came attack as a result of Bvitain's persistent high rale of inflation and the Iliveat of a national strike. The pound dropped lo S2.3M shortly Ixjfore neon, down from Wednesday's closini; of S2.40D2. This was its lowest level since December. 1970. SlevliiiR had lost, more thsn 15 cenls since June 23. when the nrilish povcrnmcnt freed (he pound lo float Lo hall a run on Ihc pound. Koretiu Jeadrr eases bails SEOUL (AP) Teachers' colleges will reopen Friday in the first casing of martial law resLriclions imposed Tuesday hy Korean President Chung Hec Park, Ihe military com- mand announced loday. The command also lifted the ban on some assemblies in the Seoul area. NOT SO OLD Former prime minister John Dielen- boker receives a kisi from Mrs. Elizabelh Brown campaigning Wednesday in Calgary. (CP Wircphclo) Angered over new leak OTTAWA (CP) Trcasm-y Bonnl President C. M. Dniry, said to be disUirlxxl over Ihe apparent leak of a study nn bilingualism, came lo OLUvva loday to prepare a statement on liie issue. Treasury board officials were said fo be Uglily concerned shout the apparent, publication PM like any other guy can make mistakes Water treaty for B.C. VICTORIA (CP) Premier Dave Barre.lt agreed uilh .1 Liberal MLA Wednesday Mini the Columbia River Treaty sinned in 1EXV1 between C.TnarJ.i anrl Lho (Jiulcrl States WPS a "difiasler" foe- Rritish C'olumhia nnd snicl be go to Ollawn to attempt to have the Ircaly renegolinled. Dr. Pat McGcer couver-Point Grey) said earlier in the throne speech ricbalo that Ibe treaty was "onesided" and should be renegotiated be- rausr Ihc previous ('rc'lil iri Diguing Ibn I -ealv, failed lo nut a rnsl- oMivinjj clftir-r Ihr F.inii for fldvqucc Dr. McCJocr .said llic. faiturn. of Ihc prcnoiis government tn allow [or Ihc escalating costs of building Ihc dams, will result in a loss of million to RC. Premier BurrcR that Ihc Ircaly was a disaster cind Uial Social Credit, "hlundcrcd." Seen and heard About town f'ASSAXOVA Larry (TloL Lips) I-'aliy. sporting a blush vilh his mcknnnic Mearlr Pichett arriving at school with two diUe.-eiiL on Jorly Dycfc re- fusing lo buy a- ticket to the Soulhminslcr Jr. Girbi choir operetta reasoning: "What, pay lo KCC CHICOUTIjMI, Quc. (CP) Jean Chrelien, minister of northern affairs, told a junior college student Wednesday that Prime Minister Tnirteau "is just like any other makes mistakes sometimes.1' The student hr.d asked the minister why labor leader Michel Cliarlranrl lint) jailed Tor making an obscene remark to a judge, but Prime Minister Trudcau could get away with it. Mr. Cliartrancl, president of the Montreal council of Con- federation of National Trade Unions, was jailed for contempt of court in e.arly'1971. Mr. Trudeau reported lo have used a French-language obscenity while speaking to a group of former mail truck drivers, known as I lie "Lap- aJme while they ivere demonstrating against him two years ago. "I don't know if Mr. Trudcau used those he said, "Rut I loin" the student, some people think they can insult a politician and because he is a politician he won't answer back. 'Well sometimes be docs an- swer back. He's just like any other makes mistakes sometimes." of the study In a series of sto- ries by the Montreal newspaper L c Devoir which began Wednesday. It rslso consid- ered lo be a sensitive political with bftingualism an issue in many ridings as Ihc election campaign rears an cr.d, Tn a copyright story Wednes- day, Le Devoir said the study concluded that the fed- eral government's objective of having a functionally bilingual public service by 1973 is unrea- ehable without drastic changes in the program. It also said that language courses have been ineffective, that recruit- ment conlinucs lo favor Eng- lisli-KpenkiuR public servants, and thai Frondi-langnage units in the public service are largely symbolic. Apart from acknowledging (he existence of such a study, officials declined all comment unlfl Mr. Dniry returned from Montreal where he has been campaigning. Mr, Drury has responsibility for complementing the bilingualism program. Thieu opposes coalition, regime BELFAST (AP) Northern Ireland backed off from Hie brink of disaster late Wednes- day night an announce- ment by Protestant guerrillas thai "mir war with the British army is over." Aflcr IM-O nights of Mide- sprcad shooUjig ajid rioting which claimed at least four dead and 80 wounded and cul- minated in troops fighting both ProlesUint and Roman Catholic diehards. the statement brought quick reLcf for the ballered and bloodied province. At least 614 persons have been killed in three years of communal strife. Some rioting and gunfire con- tinued late into the night, but on a gradually-decreasing scale Until Army headquarters re- ported all quiet soon after mid- night Wednesday night. Until Wednesday, the spectre of the majority Protestant com- munity as well as the CaUiolics fiRhtinq Britain, with Iwlh '.M turn at each clhor's throats, vas believed fiightcmngly close. EXPLOSION PUT OFF But talks between the Protestant Ulster Defence (hat community's answer to the Catholic-based Iiish Republic at least delayed the ultimate ex-plosion. UDA Vice-Chairman Tom lletTon said the organization, v.-hich claims It could put 50.000 armed men on to the slraets, would begin to cool the situ- ation. Tie spoke lo reporters after two-hour secret meeting with the British army and police. Protestant ire rose during (tin weekend in a mood of betrayal and bitterness over Tendon's postponement of a referendum on whether Northern Ireland should united will) the mainly-Catholic Irish republic. That is (he goal of the IllA. The Protestants believe a plebi- scite would quash that dream [or the foreseeable future as they outnumber Catholics lo and the voting would certainly mirror Uial as- cendancy. STAUT SHOOTING UDA gunmen took (o the streets and started shooting at the army-forces of the Crown to which Uie Protestants pledge undying the deaths of two youths in rioting Monday night. The UDA com- plained of army brutality. But (he military pacified Ihe. UDA Wednesday with a prom- ise all allegations of army mis- behavior would be. investigated by police. The UDA charged soldiers deliberately killed defenceless youths Monday night. One was decapitated when he was run over by an armored car. The army denied the accusations. SAK10N (Al'i lleiu-y Kv.- singer conferred Uvicc with President Nguyen Van Thicu, and Thieu's information said the president bad once again stated his opposition to a coalition government in- cluding tiic Communists." President Nixon's cllirf fnr- pirjn polir1' ur.il tlir Violnnnlor.r rr vicucd Kissinger's pence nepotialions in Paris for D'z hours in the morning at a meet- ing attended hy 13 other high- level U.S. and South Vietnam- cfc officinK Ki.'-singcr nnd I'.S. Ambassa- dor Ellsworth Bunker rruirncd in the lain aftcruoou (or an- nther session with Tliieu. It lasted 90 minutes. There was no official word or leak from Ihc U.S. side of what wns Iw-ing said. There was no indicntion yet when Kissinger would Ic.ive Saigon. Besides Bunker, Kissinger was accompanied lo the meet- ing today hy Deputy Ambassa- dor Charles Wil- liam Sullivan, the deputy assis- tant secretary of stoto lor Far Kast and Pacific Hifairs; Gen. CrciRhton W. Ahrams, (he U.S. Army clu'cT of staff; and David Engle and Winston Lord of Kis- singer's staff. INo hinl: of peace seen We roiisidor Ilir front slill nearer fJiau one senior Hanoi official said, ap- parcnlly summing up the mood here at (lie moment. "irnderstnnd Ihnl we are not bolhccsc." he went