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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TUB iriHBRlDGE H4RAID Octotm 25, 1772 Report links Nixon aide to sabotage, espionage WASHINGTON' (AVI the whole ugly mess riptil. Mr. snml Mr. Agnow Ticmwralk' prcsUlrnlial nmni-j squarely in Hie of Kichnrcl i fnmi tin- Wliilc llmisc." Ttec George McGovcrn said to- day the reported involvement Nixon.'1 MctJm'crn told lalwr snppovl- of 'while House aide II. R. Hal- ers in Milwaukee tliat Hie rc- dcman in Republican political I port, published by ttie Washing- sabotage ami espionage "places I Ion Post, "is enough to retire Drag coding plan details expected OTTAWA A much-delayed announcement of a federal drug coding scheme will likely be made by Federal Health Minis- ter John MLUITO sometime be- fore the election, officials in the heal tit department say. Ttie drug coding ap- proved in principle mere than a year ago by pharmacists, drug manufacturers and federal offi- cials, is intended to provide a quick ami uniform method for Tliis in turn should make U The Tost says llaldcman was one of five close Nixon associ- ates who controlled a secret campaign spying and sabotage fund. Tho Post says U based the re- port on inform at ion fro m fed- eral Investigators mid acconnls of sworn testimony given to a grand jury investigating the June 17 break-in at Democratic national headquarters in the Watergate building. The newspaper says Halde- man and [lie four others au- thorized to make payments from trie secret firnd were iden- rnudi easier to identify drugs j tilled identifying drugs. all prescription involved iii drup poisoning cases, perhaps lead to the sav- ing of more lives from drug in Canada. About half the poisonings Canada each year At the same lime, govern- ments are planning to tho drug coding scheme to simplify record-keeping of government- Trucleau rapped on food prices financed prescriptions in- itiated in various provinces un- der welfare and medicare schemes. In fact, Quebec is already us- ing the federal coding scheme in computer processing of pro- vincial payments for welfare prescriptions, despite the fact the coding scheme has not been officially announced by the fed- eral government yet. Officials in the health protec- tion branch said Tuesdav that in grand jury testimony hy Hugh Sloan, who quit as treasurer of the Nixon cam- paign organization shortly after the Watergate break-in. A White House statement is- involve sued to The Post said "the ref- erence to Bob Haldeman is un- true." XAMKS TKK OTHERS In today's account and in pre- vious reports, The Post names these others as controllers of the fund: Mitchell, former attor- ney-general and the first direc- tor of the Committee for the He-election of the President. Stans, former commerce secretary and now director of the finance com- mittee to re-elect the president Stuart Magmder, one- time White House aide and now deputy director of the Nixon NEW PRESIDENT Colonel Fred King was officially installed Tuesday as honorary president of the General Stewart branch o f the Royal Canadian Legion. The ceremony was performed by legion president Jame s McLean, right, with approximately 100 members in attendance. Col. King was se [ected by the beard of trustees lo succeed General John Slewart who died In 1970, B.C. worft be tax haven Alberta harvest near completion CA1.GAUY (CP1 Alberta's larvc.st is almost, complete mid poor wcallier hEid an effect, on grades, the crop luolity is generally good, the Barrett warns wealthy Four sailors killed in ship mishap SAIGON (AP) Tlie second major accident aboard a U.S. Navy sliip ofl Uie coast of Viet- nam in less than a month killed four Americans Tuesday night, Injured 22 and m-eckoi nine jet fighter-bombers worth ?30 mil- lion. Another sailor was re- ported missing, presumably overboard. At Da Nang, between 14 and 10 Viet Cong rockets ignited half the base's supply of na- palm. The base remained oper- ational. The naval accident occurred aboard Uie carrier Midway. The landing gear of an A-G In- truder collapsed as it returned from a mission, and the jet ran wild, plowing into parked Diaries and crew members on the bow of the ship and starting a small fire. Alberta Wheat Pool said Tod- ay. Tlie Pool, in its final crop re- >ort for the year, said only roas around Red Deer and In he Peace RivH- area remain to bo harvested. Tlie total wheat oats crops arc 93 per cent larvested, barley 90 per cent, lax C4 per cent and rapeseed W per cent. The Pool estimated this year's wheat crop at 112 mil- ion bushels compared with SI million bushels last year with >arley production expected to be 222 million bushels this year compared with 224 million In 1971. Lost year's rapcseed crop was 32 million bushels with this vear's estimate al 23 million Bushels. About SO per cent of this year's wheat cron will qualify 'or milling grades compared with 80 per cent last fall, the Pool said. hud final details of the coding campaign committee. ment that rising food prices are i have been Ollt- -Herbert Kalmbach. de- good for farmers continued to i AH.drLlB products made and scribed by The Post as Nixon's draw criticism Tuesday. The latest attack came from Conservative Jack Homer, an Alberta rancher and an active critic of government agricul- ture policy. He held the seat for Crowfoot in the last Parlia- ment. 'By asking our low-income families and senior citizens to live with inflationary food prices in order to help the farmer, Mr. Trudeau reveals his to the farmer and the senior citizen. 'In fact, he is cheating every Canadian." Mr. Homer's criticism came sold in Canada will be required to carry a D-digit identification number on the label of every prescription. Drug manufac- turers can also vo'nntsrHv place [he number, in com- bination with a letter code, on individual drug products, such as pills. The identity number codes each product by the manufac- turer's name, the active in- centration of the active in- gredient, the dosage form and the route of administration. Tlie federal health depart- ment is now preparing the own lawyer. The White House disputes that description, but says Kalmbach has handled some personal legal matters for Nixon. The sabotage fund. The Post says, was a cache of as much as held in Stans' office safe. The Post quotes federal in- vestigators as saying that ex- penditures of hundreds of thou- sands of dollars were made from Ihe fund to finance an un- dercover operation aimed at discrediting Democratic candi- dates. Attorney General Richard VICTORIA (CP) Columbia will not be British i because of Hie government's haven for the rich, Premier Dave Barrett told the B.C. leg- islature Tuesday night. T e 42-year-old premier said that if any wealthy person wanted to leave tire province gift tax, the New Democrat government wouid let him leave rather than allow him to stay without fulfilling his social responsibilities. But. Mr. Barrett said, the-e "woull be no Cadillac exodus Danish trawler hijacked by cook ESBJERG. Denmark (API the North Sea in the general di- in a written tributed by his Ottawa office. He declared that food prices have gone up 93 per cent in the last year but (here has been no increase in net farm income. "The main cluprit is govern- ment agriculture policy. Over the last four years, the Trudeau government has been pre- occupied with restricting the supply of food products rather than expanding the productivity and market potential of the Ca- nadian agriculture industry." In speeches Monday, New Democrat Leader David sharply criticized Mr, Trudeau's statement. code that allow doctors, j day that the justice department has no "credible evidence" that federal laws were violated bv from B.C." because the rich would not leave the province j where they made their money.: The premier's comments came during second reading on an act to amend the Gift Tax Act. The bill amends the Gift Tax Act, introduced earlier this year by the former Social Credit administration, so [hat it will conform with the require- ments of Ottawa and enable B.C., along with olher prov- inces, lo enter into a collection agreement with (.he federal gov- ernment. Tn addition, the bill exempts gifts to educational institutions just returned from leave in the Philippines. Spokesmen said the carrier remained on the line, and bombing missions were scheduled today. The other recent naval acci- dent occurred on Oct. 1 aboard the cruiser Newport News. An explosion ripped through a gun turret as it was firing, killing 20 crew members and injuring 37. Heart allack kills actress HOLLYWOOD (API Claire Windsor, who came here as a star-struck girl from Seattle and beeamc an actress !n 45 si- lent movies and seven talkies in a 30-year career, died Tues- day in hospital of a heart at- tack. She was 74. The Midway had After studying voice and pi- pharmacists and hospital work- ers to look up and identify spe- cific drug products by number. I the alleged acts of sabotage is slowly lumbering along in today dkap, cook, has either gone down or j out of Aberdeen, Scotland. Sun- and hospitals. Liberal ar.d Conservative statement dis-! cross-reference volume for the j Kleindienst told reporters Tues-1 Danish maritime experts said j rection of Denmark. the 122-ton trawler Nor- There were no verified sight- hijacked bv the ship's i ings nf the vessel which slipped I members of the House voted -.nUanH i ara'nst the Dnncip'e of thp bill while the Social Credit Pariv ano at a Seattle conservatory, Miss Windsor came to Holly- wood to work as an extra. She was discovered by director Al- lan Dwan and appeared in To Please One Woman with Ed- mund Burns in 1921. In addition to films, sha toured in Al Jolson's road show Wonder Bar in 1933. Her last film appearance was in The Last Act in 1952. Weather and road report The drug code booklet should be vailable by mid-Deccmbe-. and that he feels no probe of the allegations is warranted. Judge dismisses appeals of bottomless dancers EDMONTOM (CP) Two considered a mitigating factor persons convicted in the city's in sentencing, first bottomless dancing case j jrc granUKl Ule pail. Hurricane Mis 23 persons SUVA, Fiji CAP) At least 23 persons are dead in the Fiji, Gilbert and Ellice islands in the wake of Hurricane Bebc, offi- cials reported today. Thirteen persons were re- ported dead in Fiji, and at least 30 injured. About 3.000 home- less persons have been moved to refugee centres, officials said. had (heir appeal? dismissed Tuesday after a judge ruled that an earlier decision in Cal- gary had not made such per- formances legal in Alberta. Judge Roger Kerans ruled that Darlene Campbell, fined S100 last May for taking part immoral performance, had been guilty as charged along with Pierre Cochard, fined previously for allow- ing an immoral performance to be presented. The judge said the accused had waited for the decision in Calgary by Mr. Justic H. J. Riley before going ahead with their own performance in an after-hours club. The jurtge said the) dreliance on the decision did not tute a defence hut it could be Win Nobel prize in economics STOCKHOLM fAPI The day night with Joen'en Chris- tiansen, the 28-year-oM cook, nl i vm Walter Huckvalo, a Ixjthbridgft lawyer, for his pion- eering efforts In making new McEacherrn Cancer Re- search Laboratory a reality. IVfr, Ifuckvale, who has been associated with the Society for two decades, proper ed si x years flgo that the Alberta div- ision be (he major supporter for 'lie ialiorato-y, a S700.MO, inulerl located on U of A campus. j The new fahoratory was of-' [icially opened Sopt. 2fi (his year- 1 Mr. C.nWs slatcmont that per rent of the c-nnrer occur- ances can hr prrvcntcd was echorrl by Miss (iullaehcr, said one of the society's prirno poaTs is to rot! i ice v.-asn't I I old of this be- i This year's elim- ination contest for Miss Hope will lx> heM at Ihe St. Michm-l's of nursing auditorium .Nov. 20. The final-1 isr compels in Uie rial finals. YEAR-END SPECIAL Cultivator Shovels ,70 CHISEIS ____ THESE ARE UNITED SHOVELS AND FULLY GUARANTEED GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Hicjhwuy Phone 328-1141 OITJCIAI. AS 01'' A..M COURTESY OF ASIA Al) nuiin paved highways in Ilin f.clhbvirlge dislrict arfi re- ported in good driving condi- tion lliflhw.'iy 3 west between Monnrch aiuf Fort Macleod, shoulder broadening is in pro- gress. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, mainly bare nnd wet v.illi ?onie slippery sections Motorists aro advised to lire gnorl snow tires o- charry chains travelling through mountain National Parks in Al- tKTta nnd B.C. and on access roads to ski areas In Banff and Jasper. Logan Pass closed for tho winler. POKTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cmillj 21 liiiiirs: 7 a.m. to III p.m.; Del finnitn 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; RoiK-villo, D.C. (t a.m. lo F, p.m.; King.sgale, B.C.; 21 hours; I'orlliill Hykcrls f, in midnighl; Chirt Mountain closed; Wildbnrsc, 8 a.m. to p.m. ;