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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH TUESDAY NEAR 50. The LetKbddge Herald VOL. LXIV No. 266 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDj PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS 22 PAGES Trudeau target of stinging U.K. attack By CY FOX LONDON (CP) The Daily Telegraph has a stinging editorial attack on Prime Minister Trudeau in connection with the current Canadian visit of So- viet Premier Kosygin. Trudeau "has made such anti-American capital out of Mr. Kosygin's visit that he seems set on be- coming a kind of Western the London newspa- per says in a reference to the neutralist-inclined presi- dent of Yugoslavia. The Telegraph contends that Kosygin "naturally took his cue in Canada from Mr. Trudeau's outrageous statement in Moscow recently that Canada feared Am- erican economic and military domination." "He also look advantage of an invitation to ad- dress a joint Commons-Senate external affairs commit- tee to slander Britain over Northern Ireland." The Conservative-supporting Telegraph says that "Trudeau seems to have convinced many Canadians likewise embarrassed by the dependence on America which will always be Canada's most jealously- guarded relations with Russia in- deed become as close as with America." Questions thinking The paper then asks two questions stout the think- ing of Canadians: "Do they really believe that relations with a closed, iron-curtain dictatorship are as easy as with America, with all her faults? "How long do they think Canada could defend her vast riches without America's The security crackdown on homes in Toronto prior to Kosygin's arrival there was given first place on one of the main national television newscasts in Britain Sunday night, topping in prominence even the latest crisis in Northern Ireland. In Paris, meanwhile, the newspaper Le Monde Doted what it calls Kosygin's offer to buy Canadian indus- trial equipment, notably computers. "This was a v.> of replying i-i restrictions im- posed TRTaSiiiugi .1 on iiiipwii Ci uKabtii J Le Monde says. Cites statement Without taking the hostile viewpoint adopted by The Telegraph, Le Monde cites a Trudeau statement about Canada's desire for having relations with Russia equally friendly as those with the United Stales. The Paris paper agrees with some Canadian com- mentators that the Tudeau statement might mean a turning point in Canadian foreign policy. "The mutual exploitations of resources in the far north isn't really the only factor conducive to 'rap- proachement' between Canada and the Soviet Union and to estrangement with regards to the Americans." Portrayal of Trudeau as an aspiring Western coun- terpart to Tito was a feature of an article on Ko- Eygin's visit published by the Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph's sister paper. Kosygin would like to see the Canadian prime min- ister in this role, The Sunday Telegraph says, and Tru- deau himself "would probably be happy to move his country into a state of advance he could. Freedom limited "But as both men know, Canada's freedom of ac- tion is a factor the weekly paper attributes to Ottawa's close commercial and political ties with Washington. The Sunday Times, like The Telegraph, emphasized present strains in Canadian-American relations. Citing the current Canadian moves towards better relations with Moscow and Peking and a greater em- phasis on independence, The Sunday Times, in story from Ottawa, says Tradeau "is an arrogant man and the Russians and the Chinese nurture his arrogance." The paper adds that "the White House has studious, ly ignored which may be a mistake on Washing- ton's part. Air conditioning study PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Workers in modern air-conditioned office buildings may brealhe dirtier air than they flunk, a team of scientists says. L'sing instruments thai can measure ono part of gas in a trillion, scientists at the California Institute ot. Technology studied air-conditioning systems in four Los Angeles buildings and reported: much as half of the fresh air entering a room goes from the inlet vent to the outlet vent without mixing the stale air in Ihe room. The result is a grad- ual worsening of Ihe air. exhausted outside the building is often sucked right back in and re-circulated. Sometimes ex- haust air from one building is sucked into the adjacent building. toxic materials used in research or manu- facturing are removed through fume hood exhausts, they aren't, always dispersed to safe levels outside and can be pulled back into (lie building. "It shows it's time we took a hard look at the qurJity of indoor air where most: people do most, of their said Dr. Frederick II. Shair, asso- cialc professor of cliPinic.il engineering, who helped conduct Ihe study. He said location of a building's intake and exhaust vwils must be given more attention, UN vote near on China issue '.leva in Russia are equal and enthusiastic vxirkers .'pass the salt, Cardston shooting probed RCMP in Cardston are con- tinuing to investigate the fatal shooting late Saturday night of Gordon Heavy Shields, 29, of the Blood Indian Reserve. Taken into custody and charged with non-capital mur- der is Rodney Garfield Joseph Healy, 26, of the Blood Indian Reserve. An autopsy has been ordered by coroner Dr. R. R. Russell of Cardston. Dollar drops back TORONTO (CP) The value of the Canadian dollar dropped back to 99.84 cents U.S. at the open of domestic currency mar- kets Monday after closing Fri- day at 99.97 cents U.S. The decline was attributed to the reduction in the central bank interest rate the Bank of Canada charges for loans to chartered banks. Tire bank reduced the rate Friday to 4% per cent from Lower interest rates in Can- ada make this country a less at- tractive place to deposit foreign currencies. Currency traders said there was little activity on Canadian markets because the United States currency markets were closed for the Veterans' Day holiday. Storm damages U.S. bases From REUTER-AP SAIGON (CP) Typhoon Hester killed more than 80 per- sons and left tens of thousands of Vietnamese homeless while doing heavy damage to U.S. bases. Much of ihe U.S. helicopter fleet in South Vietnam was crip- pled when the typhoon struck during the weekend and de- stroyed or damaged at least 123 helicopters and planes. Thirty-three South Vietnam- ese civilians and soldiers wero killed when Iheir military trans- port plane crashed Sunday 270 miles north of Saigon, military sources said. The sources said only one per- army the crash five miles west of the central coastal port of Qui Nlion. UNITED NATIONS (CP) Diplomats said the race was still neck and neck today as the General Assembly neared a vote on whether to oust Nation- alist China from the United Na- tions. Some said it might end in a tie. The key issue was an Ameri- can resolution to make the ouster an important question re- quiring a two-thirds majority for passage. "We think we're going to win that said spokesman for the U.S. delegation. One diplo- mat friendly to the Americans figured they had a 58-to-57 or 59-to-57 advantage with more fa- vorable votes possible. Should there be a tie, a sec- ond vote would be taken within 48 hours. If the fie persisted, the resolution would fail. Assembly President Adam Malik of Indonesia was said t o hope the vote could come late today. But key delegations be- lieve the voting would start Tuesday. QUESTION CRUCIAL The important question reso- lution was crucial because the Albanian resolution to seat the Chinese Communists and oust the Nationalists is certain to get a majority in the assembly but not a two-thirds majority. The Albanian resolution was entitled to be voted on first be- cause it was submitted first. But the United States had a mo- tion pending to give its resolu- tion priority. The U.S. also was pushing a dual-representation resolution to offer both the Communists and the Nationalists seats in the as- sembly and offer Commun- ists the Chinese seat on the Se- curity Council. Peking has said repeatedly that it would have nothing to do with the United Nations as long as the Nationalists remain in it. Their supporters in the world organization say they mean it, but the Americans say there is no way to tell without trying them out. The U.S. made one gain Sun- day when officials in Rome said Italy would vote for the AI- Trains crash in tunnel TSU, Japan (AP) Two ex- press passenger trains collided head on in a tunnel today, kill- ing at least 13 persons and in- juring 188, railway officials re- ported. Policemen and railway work- ers continued searching through the wreckage seven hours after the crash at 4 p.m. The dead included the two motormen and the two conduc- tors of the trains, which carried 520 passengers, officials said. The victims all were Japanese. Officials of Kintetsu Railways Co., a private railway line, said the two trains smashed together in a single-track funnel, and they were investigating why both entered the tunnel simulta- neously. The crash came on a line be- tween Nagoya and Osaka, Cen- tral Japan. banian resolution but would ab- stain from the vote on the im- portant question resolution. Many observers had believed Italy would vote against it. Sources in. Jerusalem said the Israeli cabinet decided Sunday that Israel would vote for the U.S. resolution but this had been generally expected. Explosion rips power plant FQRESTBURG (CP) The top two floors of the Canadian Utilities Ltd. power plant were demolished in an explosion. RCMP said no injuries re- sulted in the incident at the five-storey plant 10 miles south- west of this community, 80 miles southeast of Edmonton. Security intense on final leg of K tour KOSYGIN IN ALBERTA Soviet Premier Alcxei Kosygin is greeted by Edmonton mayor Ivor Dent and Dr. Hugh Horner, deputy premier of Alberta (right) as he arrives to start a busy five-hour tour of Edmonton Sunday. See more coverage on page 2. students back in school Seen and heard About town pITY HALL receptionist Betty Gal transferring a caller who wanted cremation information to the economic development department Gary Marhut thinking of ways to get city constable Lome Wittig's name men- tioned in this column Ken Christcnsen lending a hand to city crews working on 9th .St. S. by acting as a sidewalk superintendent. EDMONTON (CP) Some students in rural areas north and west of Edmonton were back in school today af- ter teachers and trustees agreed to submit their contract dispute to binding arbitration. The students had been out since 850 teachers went en strike Oct. 8 to support de- mands that new contracts in- clude a consultation clause Magrath boy dies after explosion which would give them a voice in determining working condi- tions. R. B. d'Esterre, chairman of the board of industrial rela- tions, said during the weekend mediators for both sides agreed to submit their dispute to 'final and binding" settlement by a commissioner appointed by'Mr. d'Esterre. The areas aflccted were B a r r h e a d, Draylon Valley, Grande Cache, Jasper, Lac Ste. Anne, Morinville, Parkland and Westlock. all in the North Cen- tral West School Authorities' Association. MAGRATH (HNS) Terry Gruninger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reid Gruninger of Ma- grath died in Calgary hospital this morning as the result of in- juries he received in a gasoline explosion Sunday. RCMP reported Gruninger and an unidentified youth had been experimenting with bal- loons filled with air and gaso- line. The ballons were inflated and then the fumes emitted were ignited. One ot the ballons skittered back to a 50 gallon fuel drum and an explosion resulted. Moyle Pilling, also of Ma- grath, extinguished the fire by smothering it with a sheet of plywood. The Gruninger youth's un- identified playmate was not in- jured. Gruninger was first taken to the Magralh hospital, but later transferred to the intensive care unit of St. Michael's Hos- pital in Lelhbridge. He was transferred to the Calgary hospital Sunday eve- ning. Moutauaii hurt in bizarre accident GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) --Doug Pierce, 18, was in se- rious condition in hospital to- day with head fractures suffer- ed in a bizarre wekend hunting accident in the rugged Copper Creek area of north central Montana. His horse spotted a mountain lion and two black bears and went berserk, tossing Pierce. He lay unconscious while his brother, Willie, ran five miles to find another hunter, who drove Mm to the nearest tele- phone. U.S. mission resumes talks PEKING (Renter) Mem- bers of the U.S. mission headed by President Nixon's envoy, Henry Kissinger, reappeared in Peking today and resumed their talks with Chinese leaders in the capital's Great Hall of the People. The Americans were not seen in the capital Sunday. The Kissinger mission now has been in Peking for six days discussing Nixon's forthcoming visit to China. KissingCT's stay here has been extended beyond what observ- ers anticipated. The While House announced Oct. 14 the envoy would be in Peking for "about four days." To meet Heath LONDON (AP) Mrs. Siri- mavo Bandaranaike, p rime minister of Ceylon, arrived here Sunday for a four-day visit that will include talks with Prime Minister Edward Heath and Foreign Secretary Sir Alec Douglas-Homo. visited Can- ada and the United States ear- lier this month. TORONTO (CP) Metropoli- tan Toronto police, who carried out weapons raids on 13 Toronto homes and arrested two men Sunday, continued stringent se- curity measures today to pro- tect visiting Soviet Premier Alcxei Kosygin. Police were stationed at al- most every intersection and en every overpass this morning as the Kosygin motorcade left the hotel and drove 10 miles east to Pickering. Mr. Kosygin, accompanied by Soviet ambassador Mirosh Ni- chenko, loured Or.lario Hydros million nuclear generating plant there. The raids Sunday followed tips to police that an attempt would be made on Mr. Kosy- gin's life. Weapons seized in- cluded a machine gun, some M- 1 semi-automatic U.S. Army ri- fles, knives and bayonets. Some of the guns were loaded. Gerald Doyle, 13. was charged with possession of a restricted weapon and possession of an of- fensive weapon. Kenneth Wil- son, 27, was charged with one count of possession of an explo- sive substance, two charges of possession of restricted weapons and one count of possession of stolen goods valued at more than In Pickering Mr. Kosygin was greeted by George Gathercole, chairman of Ontario Hydro, and Loren Gray, president of the At- omic Energy' of Canada Ltd. Mr. Kosygin, hatless and smiling, looked at a scale model oj the plant before, starting the lour, greeted various plant ex- ecutives and signed a guest- book. He was accompanied by Senator Paul Martin. Following the plant tour, Mr. Kcsygin returned to his hotel where he passed a group of about 50 demonstrators who jeered him. The demonstrators were the hangers-on from an all-night, vigil across the street from the hotel staged by the Canadian Jewish Congress. Tight security was in evidence Sunday night when Mr. Kosy- gin's plane from Edmonton landed in a wind-whipped rain- storm. Police cordoned off a section of Toronto International Airport prior to his arrival, and reporters covering the event were checked at least twice for accreditation and identification. Police also kept the 67-year- cld leader well away from about 200 demonstrators at the Inn on the Park, where Mr. Kosygin occupied a suite Sun- day night. He was to occupy the same with deep Khag rugs and equipped with two 26-inch color television sets His departure to Cuba was set back to 8 a.m. Tuesday from 1 p.m. tonight. 10I-GUN SALUTE PARIS (CP) Leonid I. Brezhnev arrived here today on his first trip to the West since baking over the leadership of the Soviet Communist party in 1964. French security forces stood on alert for anti-Soviet demonstrations during the visit which ends Saturday. President Georges Pompidou greeted Brezhnev at the airport and the Soviet leader was given a 101-gun salute, an honor usually reserved for heads of state. Brezlmev seems to be emerg- ing as the main spokesman ot the Soviet Union in its dealings with the West. Ulster shooting like gangster film Six Albertans die BELFAST (CP) Northern Ireland's weekend toll of dead civilians stood at six today after police marksmen killed a ter- rorist and wounded his woman accomplice outside a Belfast night club. The incident, resembling a gangster movie, happened out- side Ihe Celebrity Club, in the fashionable centre of Belfast, just before midnight Sunday night. Plainclothes police opened fire on two men and a woman hurrying away from the club where they had just left n timo bomb in the lobby. Ono of Ihe moil Ml (lying, the woman col- lapsed wounded and the second man ran off. Shortly afterwards bomb exploded, sending the club up in not before an army bomb disposal squad managed to get clear and club members had scrambled to safety through a back window. II. was the culmination of Uls- ter's worst weekend of violence, in Iwo months, bringing the death loll to 133 in more than two years of civil strife in Northern Ireland. SISTERS KILLED In the preceding 48 hours, troops shot dead two sisters in a car racing past army check- minis in Belfast and killed ihi'ec men suspected of trying It) rob a hank, or bomb it, at Nowry, by the border wilh the Irish Republic. The deaths of tha hm women, who the army said were in a car from which shots were being fired at the troops, pro- voked bitter accusations by re- publicans and civil rights lead- ers against Ihe army's methods and sparked off a scries of vio- lent incidents in Belfast. In Ncwry, Bernadctlc Devlin, civil rights leader and a mem- ber of the British Parliament., told an angry crowd near the spot where the three suspected bank attackers were shot: "These British troops are mur- derers. The only time soldiers have the right to shoot robbers or anybody else, is under mar- tial law." The Irish Ropuolican Army swore to avenge Ute weekend deaths with "a lifn for a life." At a meeting in Dublin, the IRA chief of staff, Sean MacStiofain, told a cheering crowd the un- derground army was launching a final phase "more intensive than anything so far." Ruari O'Bradaigh, president of Sin Fein, the IRA's political branch, said the movement would force the British army to withdraw from Northern Ire- land by bringing down the Uls- ter Parliament and making the country "ungovernable." Named a vice-president of the Sinn Fein was David O'Conncll, 33, who is wanted by British and Dutch police in connection wilh Him- Ions of Czechoslovak arms seized S'cpt. 16 at Amster- dam. Authorities said Ihe weap- ons were intended for tha IRA. in U.S. accident WALLA WALLA, Wash. (API Six Iccn-age Canadians from Alberta and five other persons died in a two-car head-on colli- sion west of here Simday. The slate patrol said the mis- hap was the worst passenger car accident in Washington his- tciy. Ten persons wore found dead at the scene and the llth died after being transferred to a hospital in Richland. Six persons were in each car involved in the collision. A 12th person was reported in critical condition. The Albertans were; Dale Long, 18, Calgaryj Crystal Schiillz. 18, Calgary; Coleen Kennedy, 17, Lacombe; Roy Thompson, Rocky Mountain House; CMhy Tinims, 19, Lcs- licvillc, and Heathy Bell, 19, Caroline. The six were riding in a Austin sports car th.it smashod into a late model American ve- hicle on a long, looping curvo about 22 miles west ot Walla Walla. The Canadian ear was knifed in two by (lip impact, an ob- server saitl. The other five persons killed wero members of two Walla Walla families. ;