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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Quiet election campaign in Newfoundland By IAN DONALDSON CP Something will happen you wait and said the man near the back of the But it There was no fiery no heckling and no fist Even the lectern wasnt pounded more than ones or It was another lowkey political meeting in this towkey provincial election the seventh for Newfoundland voters since the province joined Can ada in Even some of the participants say its the quiet est campaign Newfoundland has and they ex pect it to stay that way for the most part until poll ing day next Not only does the campaign lack It seems to have no predominant Joseph the only man to serve as New foundland sees the campaign tempo as proof that the people want him for a seventh straight Theyve made up their says the 70year old Im going Liberals silent The opposition Progressive Conservative which with the incumbent Liberal government is contesting all 42 accuses the Liberals of con ducting a silent Frank 38yearold PC says the Lib erals silence is Theyve got a lot to be quiet he The New Democratic which has never elect ed a member to the Newfoundland is running 17 Its therce has been that its time for something other than the two oldline The New Labrador Party is running three candi dates and there also are three Independent Liberals and one for a record total of 108 candi Despite a rash of including the depar ture of four former Smallwood cabinet per sonalities have not been a major Long accused by political opponents of being a dictator and a oneman Premier Small wood is being described in similar terms this The Liberals counter by saying that Newfoundland because of their experience before have learned never to trust a Addresses few rallies who is not encouraging reporters to trail after him during the has addressed a few rallies but believes that hisunannounced hopping from outport to outjiorl in a buslike vehicle equipped with amplifying is more Moores is crisscrossing the province between his home riding of Humber West on the west coast and Johns in Hie Travelling by light plane and he is visiting most ridings in the vast central interior and southern coastal John 26yearold NDP has been concentrating his campaign in central Newfoundland where he seeks personal election in tire paper town of Grand NDP spokesmen concede that with only 17 candidates the party cannot form the but they say four or five NDP winners would give Hie province its best opposition since Tom who sat as an Independent liberal after being elected as a Liberal in the 19G6 formed the New Labrador Party which is running can didates in the three ridings in the Labrador section of the Since 1949 there have been eight federal elections and seven Newfoundland average of one campaign every 18 some political observers say this may be one reason this campaign is so But the campaign has not been completely without per sonal Smallwood refers to fcrnrer Liberals who have joined the PC ranks as traitors with the colossal vanity to expect the voters to switch along with The Liberals also say a leadership struggle is split ting the PC ranks between supporters of elected party leader last and John a former Smallwood cabinet minister asid now a PC can didate in a Johns Crosbies is the premiers campaign Smallwood says recent Canadian provincial elections are of no significance in De feats of governments such as in Saskatch Nova Scotia and New Brunswick mean nothing he Neither does the reelection Thursday of Ontarios Conservative But Moores says the trend toward government defeat is as significant here as anywhere in the coun while the Conservative victory in Ontario served fo show the eligible Newfoundland voters that the PCs dont have horns as Smallwood would lend us to The Conservatives Interpret their Newfoundland gains in the 1968 federal PCs won six of the seven Newfoundland House of Commons as voter repudiation of Vote against Trudeau9 The premier says this wasnt the It was a vote against says add ing that Newfoundland wasnt ready for Trudeau in Wot all the switching in party allegiance has been from Liberal to Noel who led the Conscrvalives in a bitter campaign against Smallwood in now is x member of Liberal and reeking elec tion ns a Admitting I was one of those who called Kmnllwood a Murphy says he has come In see the premier as an hardworking and dedicated The Conservatives were soundly thumped in the 1066 winning only three The Liberals scored tlioir biggest victory ever At standing in UK legislature was Liberals Conservatives Independent Lib erals independent one and vacant MVOL The LetHbridge Herald HIGH FORECAST SUNDAY 55 Sewing South Alberta and Southeastern Price 15 Cents LXIV 265 OCTOBER 1971 FOUR SECTIONS 76 PAGES Warmest since tour Vancouver welcome impresses Kosygin LISTEN TO DEBATE OVER FUTURE Brian a suspended teacher at Don Mills Secondary School in Tor and his wife listen to a debate by more than 500 teachers and parents who gathered at the school to debate Clows teaching Clow was sus pended last morith after pleading guilty to possession of British troops kill two sisters BELFAST AP Two sis aged 19 and were shot and killed by British troops in Belfast early The army said the women were dressed in mens clothing and had fired at the soldiers from a speeding TOLL NOW 129 The shooting brought North ern Irelands official death toll in two years of bloodshed to The army said it was believed the first time that British troops had killed a woman in the fight An army spokesman said the troops returned the fire and the car crashed into a He Typhoon damage added that a third woman in the car was injured by flying glass and a fourth woman was taken to a hospital with bullet wounds in her but it was not clear whether she had been in the Gerard fatherinlaw of the elder said The armys description of what happened is absolutely He denied the women were dressed as saying his Mary was wearing white slacks and a He said her 19yearold Dorothy also wearing He said they had heard there was some trouble in the area and drove down to As turned a corner an army Saracen armored car cut across their path and a shout rang Stop that A vol ley of shots rang out and both of them had the backs of their heads blown By DON LEBLANC VANCOUVER CP Soviet Premier Alexoi Kosygin was given a standing ovation by National Hockey League fans Friday night and said it was one of the warmest recep tions he has received outside The which jammed Pacific Coliseum to capacity for a regular NHL game between Montreal Canadiens and Van couver stood in ap plause for 20 seconds or more when the 67yearold Soviet leader was introduced prior to the It was Kosygins first public appearance since arriv ing in the city a few hours ear lier after a flight from Montreal aboard a Canadian forces jet His hectic 42hour visit to third stop on an eightday tour of five Canadian today with a midmorning visit to a particle board plant operated by Mac Millan Bloedel Canadas largest wood products After leaving the plant in the citys south Kosygin will tour the harbor aboard the CNR vessel Prince end ing his official day at a federal dinner for 800 to guests tonight in the Hotel APPLAUDS HOCKEY The Soviet leader appeared to enjoy the hockey game and ap plauded plays along with the Montreal was leading 40 when he and his includ ing his Lyud milla returned to their hotel suites at the end of the second The final score was Speaking through an inter he told Canucks Gen eral Manager Bud Poile that hockey is a great game and should be played internationally between Russia and He wasnt sure why the two coun tries did not but plans to study the Security for Kosygins the most intensive in the citys was evident even before his plane touched down at Vancouver international airport about 20 min utes behinl More than 100 RCMP and city police awaited his arrival at the many of them surround ing a group of 50 demonstrators who carried placards carrying such slogans as Free Freedom Rus sian imperialism no and Open gates of worlds largest Police and security men were posted on bridges and other strategic locations along the 20 mile route followed by the offi cial procession from the airport heavy India increases SAIGON AP Typhoon Hester struck the northern prov inces of South Vietnam today with winds up to 115 miles an causing widespread de struction and leaving thousands of Vietnamese The storm swept in from the South China Sea and lut hardest in Quang Ngai province on the east coast 300 to 400 miles northeast of Quang Ngai with a population of nearly reported many homes were damaged or de stroyed and the city itself flooded by heavy By late as the ty phoon moved westward across South Vietnam toward one death was war preparations Two killed in accident Two persons were killed and three injured when the car in which they were riding left Highway 41 east ot Medicine near struck road embankment and rolled over shortly after 10 Fri Killed were the driver Wes ley and a passen ger Barry both of Brian also of is in serious condition in the Empress Ricky the brother of the is in satisfactory condition in the Empress Hos pital and Stewart also of was reported in sa tisfactory condition in hospital in Medicine FIVE MEET DEATH CP Five members of a family were killed Friday night when their car and a tractor trailer unit collided on Highway about 40 miles northwest of Dead arc George Albert his wife Beryl and their three daughters and NEW DELHI AP mobilized its military reserves today to strengthen its forces along its borders with where both countries have massed their troops in a show of An Indian defence ministry spokesman said all army re servists and air force and navy reservists with specialized skills were being called to active The spokesman said he did not know the strength of the which were last acti vated in the 1965 war with Paki The word to report for ac tive lie had gone out in the last 24 hours or Prime Minister Indira Gandhi also scheduled a countrywide broadcast for today in which she is expected to outline In dias latest position on the crisis with The Indian government radio network formally announced the which will come only 12 hours before the prime minis ters scheduled departure on a threeweek trip to Western Eu rope and the First quints are born in Israel JERUSALEM AP A 22 yearold woman who had been taking fertility pills gave birth to quintuplets She was in her seventh month of pregnancy and the delivery was by caesa rean The mother and girls and two doing first reports The state radio said they were Israels first mnilam This is not Ihc same J that wrote Wrong queen gets headlines ISTANBUL AP The Turkish press lias been giv ing prominent page one play to the visit of Queen EllM hut one provincial paper apparently wasnt quite sure who she Ycsil Cotanak Green the newspaper of the Black Sea farming centre of printed tills headline Englands Queen Eliza beth Taylor Coming to Tin The Queen arrived today n last stop OB her eightdsy to the where the Russian party is occupying two There were no Three dressed in prayer held a religious service in the hotel lobby as Kosy gins plane approached Vancou ver and 65 denionstralors awaited his arrival outside carrying a placard reading Save Russian But inside the Pacific Coli seum only one banner was visi It said Welcome Premier The Russian accompa nied by Premier Ben nett of British Columbia and Public Works Minister Arthur arrived at the Coliseum in a 15car procession a few minutes before game The partys limousines were driven the building at the groundfloor level in an area under the cordoned off and heavily guarded by po Only reporters were allowed into the area as Kosygin was introduced to Poile and his wife and captains Henri Rich ard of the Canadiens and Or land Kurtenbach of the Can who had just completed warmups on the Token gifts were Kosygin giving each of the captains a souvenirsized hockey stick autographed by members of the Russian na tional plus a bar and a The prime ministers spokes man said Gandhi is still going ahead with the According to the 197071 an report of the Indian de fence the army has been maintained at its author ized strength of The total strength of Indias armed including naval and air force is estimated at by the authoritative Institute of Strategic Studies in TRYING HIS HAND AT IT With a hockey stick in one Soviet Premier Alexel through an talks with Montreal Canadiens team captain Henri Richard before hockey game in Vancouver Friday Center background is Bud general manager of the Vancouver Effective Monday Bank of Canada cuts rate OTTAWA CP The Bank of Canada followed trends Fri day night and pulled its bank rate down to preinflation announcing that it would be low ered Monday to per cent from the current per The move would check inter national pressures that were threatening Friday to force the Canadian dollar above par with the would in crease unemployment in Can ada by forcing up export At the same the federal monetary authority was giving the goahead to easier domestic credit as a stimulus to business activity and Bank Governor Louis Rasmin sky said in the usual terse state ment accompanying bank rate changes that the new one would be more suitable with respect to both the domestic and the external The new rate is the lowest since when the central bank rate began a steady an effort to check spending and stabibze culminated in a level of eight per cent through much of 1969 and With un employment the prime concern recently has been to stimulate thus the rate has been Seen and heard confident on Taiwan bid About town Rex Ultlc coming down with a cold after jumping into an irrigation ditch to save his dog David transplanted from bridge to Ottawa saying he threw his vote away in the Ontario provincial election be cause the Conservatives didnt need it and anyone else couldnt use it curious city police constable Wittlg wondering what he has lo do to get his name in Seen and UNITED NATIONS CP After weeks of intensive man o c u v r i n g during which the United States carefully avoided predictions as to the outcome of its bid to keep Taiwan in the the Nixon administration now says it is confident of vic Ambassador Gcorpc Bush met in Washington with President Nixon Friday night and following their ad ministration spokesman said Bush and Stale Secretary Wil liam Rogers both told Nixon hey were confident that the Republic of China will maintain its seat in the United A spokesman here said ear lier Friday the now is con fident it has a definite major ity for the most important part of its The debate on Clunese repre is nenring its end and n spokesman said Friday there is a definite majority for the most important part o The debate on who shall rep resent China hero will end Mon day with the United Suites and Albania statins their ;