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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE IETKBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, September 1, 1973 News in brief Freedom after 40 years DETROIT (AP) Margaret i Britton, 70. walked out of the Detroit House of Corrections Friday morning as a free woman and murmered: "Forty years forty years and now I'm going home.'' j In 1933. Mrs. Britton was con-1 victed and sentenced to life m prison for second-degree mur- der in the beating death of her e i g h t-year-old daughter. A hoarder in the Britten house, Cody CaUoway, was convicted on the same charge. He died in prison in 1955. She told reporters Friday her daughter was killed while she was at the store. She was re- leased on parole. Mrs. Britton hugged and kissed prison pt. John Arn- bcrger before she left. She took i along a rocking chair, her most i cherished possession. Viel Cong Irked by Saigon SAIGOX fAP) Viet Cong delegates say they were stood UD by the South Vietnamese to- day at five subcommittee meet- ings of the Joint Military Com- mission fJMCi The Communist charge came one day after the commission's chief delegates got into a shout- ing match and each side ac- cused the other of ''selling out the country In a brief statement today, a spokesman for the Viet Cong's Provisional Revolutionary Gor-; ernment said ''the Saigon side on their own cancelled all regu- i lar meetings of all subcommis- j sions today without informing us and without giving a reason.; The Saigon adminis-1 tration's cancellation is part of the premeditated plot to dead- i lock the operations of the Jirc." Mideast unity steps begin CAIRO (Reutsr) Egypt and Libya today start putting effect Into the first steps towards a merger of the two coun- tries. The two countries agreed last Wednesday on the steps which include the creation of a free trade zone, a. joint currency and "he formation of a higher coun- j cil to carry out atomic energy and electronic projects. Libyan President Moammar Khadafy is expected to shed more light on the merger when he addresses a rally in Tripoli today on the occasion of the j fourth anniversary of the Lib- i yan revolution. National Socreds plan for federal election WINNIPEG (CP) The na- tional council of the Social Credit party meets this weak- end to plan for the next federal election which party leader Real Caouette says could come as early as November. eight provinces were expected i party's Jfi4 candidates won to attend and elect a new na-1 seats m Pariament, but Mr. tional president and two vice- j Caouette said he is hopeful vot- presidents. ers will be ready to try some- Mr. Caouette said Friday he thing different in the next elec- expects no change in paity pol- j tion. icy as a result of the meeting. Tb.3 council includes members More than 100 delegates from i Last fall, only 15 of the of the national executive, vice- _ presidents from each of tha provinces. Social Credit MPs, and representatives from fed- eral ridings weekend's meeting is the first of its kind since Quebec Creditistes re-united with the western branch of the Social Credit parly two years ago. Retiring party President Gil- bert Rondeau, MP for the Que- bec riding of Shefford, said Fri- day the party has high hopes of The! dington Island near Bay. re-establishing itself in Western Freighter guilty over oil spill VICTORIA (CP) freighter Irish Stardust was B.C. found guilty Friday of dis- Provincial Court Judge charging oil off the coast Qstier said thera v.as no British Columbia after she ran' aground last Jan. 25 on Had- doubt Captain James Caird took reasonable precau i Canada. UORK TOGETHER are working hand-in- hand with the Social Creditors Debate tions'' M prevent the ground-1 irom Western Canada, and this ing but there was doubt that is why I bay when we do work he did the same to prevent an together instead of working oil spill.'' against one another, this is the The Dublin registered ship, i first s'g" that .we which was enroute irom Kiti-' inS to have success in the very mat, B.C.. on the north coast, near he said. 1 to Port Mellon near Vancouv er' Delegations were expected at the tima of the oil spill, is from ail provinces except 1 to be sentenced Sept. 18 on the Prince Edward Island and Nsw- Canada Shipping Act offence, j foundland. Captain Caird is to be sen- j Quebec and Ontario were ex- tenced the same day. H3 is fac-, to send the largest dele- ing a charge of failing to re-1 gallons However, Martin J. OTTAWA 'CP) Govern-i port the discharge of oil to a HjitersLay of Edmonton said Al- ment House Leader Allan i p o 11 u tion prevention officer.' WSs aiSD S3ndmg a strong MacEachen has denied reports I Both charges carry a maximum delegation and he intends to bid that the cabinet has set a two- penalty of S100.000 fine. for tjic presidency Sunday, week debating limit on govern-; The Irish Stardust spil'sd 203 It was not yet known who else tons of bunker oil from a 440- would run for president or vice- denied Social drinks sometimes help MONTREAL fCP1 Absti-; Controlled drinking programs nence from liquor may not be are still in an experimental the answer for some alcoholics. stage, he said, but the success a psychologist from Rutgers j rate is "considerably higher" University told a convention of the American Psychological As- sociation Friday. Dr. Peter Nathan said re- search shows that one way to nelp an alcoholic is to turn him into a social drinker because cannot stop drinking alto- in his blood never goes past a gether. i certain point, he said. -s- than 'hat of Alcoholics Anonymous. An alcoholic should be taught his drinking limits and he should know how to drink in moderation so the alcohol level earing J.RA leader arrested DUBLIN CReuter) Seanus Twomey. one of the top leaders in the Irish guerrilla movement, Dirty PHONE 328-2853 mr.steain Curpet Cleaning ltd. was arrested in the Irish repub- I lie today. Police captured him in a raid on a farmhouse in County i aghan, not far from the North-! ern Ireland border. i i Twomey is reputed to be a 1 high-ranking member of the militant Provisional wing of the I Irish Republican Army. 1 Ambassadors i to exchange LONDON fReuter) Britain 1 and North Vietnam have de-1 I cided to establish diplomatic re- j lations and exchange ambassa- dors, the foreign office an- 1 nounced today. i I A foreign office spokesman I said Britain expects to appoint j I its ambassador in Hanoi before i i the end of the year. i Britain announced diplomatic j j recognition of North Vietnam in July following the Vietnamese peace agreement signed in January in Paris. YELLCWKMFE T ,CP> Mi Justice Will'ara Morrow adjourned iiv foi1- Indian hear- ings Friday in a manner that typified the relaxed atmosphere generally found in his court i rooms. "Now I haxe to up vith soine kind of decision K-- >aid. "I'll do my best. That s ail 1 can do. I gusss In reser. in? judgment, the 57- year-old judge said he would tw to have a decision ready "as soon as possible." some- time before the end o-i Septem- ber. Mr. Justice Morrow tne Northwest Territories Supreme j Court began his inquiry in July to determine whether the Indian Brotherhood of the i N'orlhv.esi Territories has ine right to file a legal statement of with the registrar of land titles The cav- eat deals vith square1 miles of land cohered by' treaties 8 and 11. signed 74 and 52 years ago. The case has seen its share of unusual legal mines, some of1 them before the actual hearings began. i In April, Mr. Justice Morrow I placed a temporary freeze on land transactions in the dis- puted area. The federal justice depart- j ment tried unsuccessfully to ban Mr. Justice Morrow from continuing the hearings into the Indians' claims based on abori- ginal argued tre lucke had authority only 10 ruls on hc-ther the eat'should bo filed vith the rej- isa-a'.' ot lands and titles. Vihen jtsUce depart- rnent's application was missed July 6 it brought a joy- ful vhoop from the t3am oi lawjers. icprcs the Ir.d.an biotherhood v.'pioh had defended Mr. Justice I.Ior- row. Two days after the justice de- partment s application was re- jected, the federal government withdrew ;Is ers from the hearings. Mr. Justice Morrow, sjosequently appointed Ycl- lowknife lawjer Dietrich Brand' to rapreseni the government. I'.Ir. Brand's dosing submis-1 sson Friday prompted the judge i to say: ''He's made the situ- ation reach !h" point whrre I'm going to to v.ork that much harder The lav.ycr fjue'itioncd what effect a caveat would have if approved. t? Final curtain Director John Ford, shown on a movie set with AAoureen O'Hara, centre, ana' Tyrone Power, right, in 1955, died of cancer criday of his home in Palm Dssert, Caiif He was 78. Fcrd was the director of "VageccaeK Grapes of Wrath and other award winning films. Director olin Ford washed ashore beaches near Haddington land. Judge Ostler ment anti-inflationary meas- ures. deny it Mr. 1 MacEachen said late Friday j when asked to confirm reports j that Parliament might recess j until Oct. 15 if debate on the anti-inflation package ended i within two weeks j "It is totally false The reports said the govern- ment intended to halt the in- flation debate and proceed with other legislation if opposition members preyed it to the Iwo- v.eek limit The next v-ould be postponed to the usual Christmas break Piime Minister Trudeau said notice will he given early next week on further legislation the government intends to present He did not specify whether it. Lethbridge would be that left over from be-1 Medicine' Hat ton tank on its bottom. Most of I president, the oil on In the last federal election, Is- the party increased its standing said the in (he House of Commons by cleanup took three to four tuo. but fciled to win any seats weeks and cost i outside Quebec. Weather find rood report SLNTUSE SUNDAY SUNSET at 78 fore the July recess or new i measures aimed at fighting in- flation. T 1 J rial clears anti-war group PALM SPRINGS Calif 'AP Director John Ford, who won s i x Academy Awards a helped make the western him respectable, died Friday of can- cer at his Palm Desert home. He v.as 78. Ford, considered by many critics as the greatest U.S di- rector of the sound-film era, died at his home here. He had been in poor health for several 1 years. "I'm John Ford. I make west- 1 ems.'' was the way the big, gruff, uncompromising director offen introduced himself. 1 Ford, whose 50-year career included credits for more than 140 films, was most noted for his western epics, including My 2 i Hope fades for Chile settlement SANTIAGO (Reuter) Hopes Pincher Creek Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Red Desr Calgary Penticton Victoria Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Rcgina Winnipeg Toronto 50 S6 S3 42 L PIT 11 .21) 49 "S .59 1 14 35 29 .14 .41 mainly sunny in the afternoon. Highs today near 60. Mostly sunny and warmer tomorrow. near -10 Highs 65 to 70. C'oitirnbia, Koutenay region Today and Sunday, sunny with a lew cloudy periods. Highs to- day. 65 to 70 and on Sunday, 70 1 to 73. Lows tonight, mid 3fi .14 30 eastern sections elseu here. and 40 to 45 70 63 70 fi4 57 92 45 47 50 fiO faded today that renewed talks i ottawa between bitterly-opposed Chil- ean political forces might pro- duce a way out of the country's Paris London prolonged crisis. Berlin Moderates on both left and i Amsterdam right were disheartened by a Moscow statement Friday night from Tokyo Senator Patrico Aylwin. presi- dent of the main opposition fi? 54 HS 57 hi 50 ?9 50 86 73 ANNUAL KIWANIS CAMPAIGN STARTS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4th Buy a basket of juicy red, fancy Mclntosh apples from a member of the Lethbridge Kiwanis Clubs and help further tfie many worthwhile community sponsored and supported by them 4 QUART BASKET 2 .50 If you have a large family buy more than one basket GAINESVILLE. Fla 'AP Eight anti-war ists have bcsn cleared of charges in- volving an alleged plot to use guns and explosives to incite ri- oting during the 1972 Republi- can national convention The defendants said that the prosecution was a political plot by the government to tone down deintKisu-ations expected when j President Nixon was renomi-1 nated. They also said the prosecution i was pressed to punish them as' leaders of the Vietnam Veter- ans Against the War lor their vehement of the Darling Clementine, Fort I Christian Democratic party. Apache, She Wore a Yellow I He said that discussions vith, Ribbon, Rio Grande, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and Cheyenne Autumn his Stagecoach in 1339 was considered by most critics as Ford's greatest film. It restored respectability to westerns after a long period of neglect. Ford was also known for his MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY pictures on other themes. He won his first Academy Award in 1935 for The Informer. It was a moody tale of betrayal during the 1922 Sinn Fein rebellion in I Dublin and reflected the direc- tor's Irish heritage. Ford was born Aloysiiis i O'Feeney on 1. 1895. in j Cape Elizabeth, Me. His name change followed the lead of an older brother, who had become a movie actor under the name Francis Ford. His most frequent star through the years was John Wayne, whom Ford first hired as a prop man and made a star in Stagecoach Ford is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Patrick; and a daughter. Barbara Ford, a Hol- lywood film cutter who once the lei t-wing government oi President Salvador Allande sre impossible "so long as the gov- ernment dees net restore con- stitutional and legal norms which it has broken i Negotiations with striking truck owners, who pulted their vehicles off the roads June 27, were broken off again Friday night. Ixsthbridge, Cloudy with intermittent light rain cr drizzle breaking by noon and clearing by eve- ning. Highs 55 to CO. Tomor- row mainly suntiv. Lows near 40. Highs 65 to 70. MONTAN V East of Continental Divide JRain t o d a j with heavy amounts and much cooler tem- peratures in the east and south portions Snow level lowering to 4500 feel in the mountains and foo'.hills of the west and south centra! portions. Occasional rain east and south tonight di- minishing Sunday. Clearing in the northwest tonight with frosts likely by Sunday morn- ing Sunny warmer in the noithwest Sunday. Highs today mostly 50s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Sunday 55 to 65 east and south co to 70 northwest. West of Continental Scattered showers today. Clear- 1 ing tonight with frosts likely by Sunday morning. Sunny and warmer Sunday. Highs today 55 to 65. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Calgary Cloudy becoming Sunday 65 to 75. B.C. hikes price YANCOUVER (CP> The British Columbia Egg Market- ing Board Friday announced a twp-cent-a-dozen increase in the price of eggs effective Monday as a result of increased feed prices. However, board member was married Walker. to actor Robert Jake Wall said the increase was not a result of feed shortages due to the rail strike or because of a Canadian Wheat Board de- cision to charge export prices for export wheat released to combat the B.C. feed grain shortage. BOY SCOUTS GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHINOOK AREA REGION STORES FULL LINE OF SUPPLIES BAGOES UNIFORMS PUBLICATIONS GIFT ITEMS 217 12th Street 'A' South, SCOUT-GUIDE SUPPLY CENTRE HOURS MONDAY THRU FRiDAY SCOUTS 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. GUIDES 1 to S p.m. Phone 327-4647 Phone 328-0733 FOOT ROLL Still Available at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-114T OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progiess. All remaining highways in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight: Chief Mountain 7 a.m to 10 p.m Ccutts 24 hours; De! Bonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Rykerts 8 a m. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a m. to 10 p.m.; Open Jims t. RooseviJle 8 a.m. to midnicht, ;