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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBR1DGE HERAID Tuesdcy, September 4, 1973 News in brief Ship destroyed In fire NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Liberian freighter Key Largo smouldered in the Mississippi River 50 miles downstream from New Orleans today after firefighting attempts were halted. The United States Coast Guard said the superstructure of the 306-foot vessel, which had been thought to have a highly toxic chemical as deck cargo, has melted and te ship ap- pared to be a total loss. When the vessel caught fire .Sunday it was believed to have {eight tons of tetra-ethyl lead, which produces a highly-ooi- sonous gas when burned. The situation was complicated ft cargo of calcium carbide which, j when mixed with water, forms j explosive acetylene gas. To avoid using water to fight I the blaze, helicopters dropped j 10 tons of chemicals on the shio j before it was decided there was much danger of an ex- I plosion to continue the aerial bombardment. Seek sift for Princess c? LONDON (Reuter) The i News reports said a secret British Army has decided to notice has been posted in army ask every soldier to contribute j to a wedding present for Prin-1 give n cents each cess Anne and her army officer j n every man paid up the col-! fiance, Capt. Mark Phillips. lection would net about j CNE completes 95th year i TORONTO (CP) A bomb-1 today, did little to dim the noli- j mood of the young ardment of fireworks lit up the daying skies Monday night as the C, rtadian National Exhibition for ths closing. completed its 95th year. j The last-day attendance was But the thunderous resonance bringing the season's to- Land scheme given approval AVIV (AP) Israeli Premier Gold Meir's governing Labor party has approved a plan by Defence Minister Mosbe Dayan to build more Jewish settlements and industry in cap- tured Arab land, and permit Jewish public organizations to buy land from Arabs. The plan aims partly to raise the living standard of Arabs un- der Israeli military occupation, but in effect it would also tighten Israel's grip on some of the square miles of Arab land captured in the 1967 Mideast war. The plan was approved unani- C astro to attend summit meeting MIAMI (AP) Prime Minis- ter Fidel Castro will head a Cu- ban delegation to the fourth summit conference of non- aligned nations in Algiers in September, Havana Radio said Friday. The broadcast, mont tored in Miami, said Castro would attend the summit meet- ing at the invitation of- Algerian President Houari Boumedienne. ._, ext election of the mini-rockets, foreboding of the retum-to-school spectre tal to compared with a year ago. Socreds Holiday death toll hits 118 WINNIPEG (CP) The So-1 meeting is By THE CANADIAN PRESS six _m fires and eight in other dal Credit party has turned its restart; of west seats accidents. Two Oaklawn, ill., policemen, attention to making: major gains killed Monday in northwestern The Canada Safety Council jn Western Cailada. the area Ontario when their plane j had predicted between 83 and 9a Mch elected the first' view Sunday "I think that ____i-_ j j_t_ _ 64 SO 67 i ization were presented. Former congressman di Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloo-ps Vancouver Saskatoon..... Regina Winnipeg Toronto Cltawa St. 45 Halifax........81 60 Chicago ........90 74 New York.......96 74 Miami .......85 76 Los Angeles..... 72 61 Phoenix.........103 71 Rome...........86 61 Paris...........88 63 London.........72 63 61 LIVTKGSTON, Mont. -Montana Congress- man Wesley D'Ewart died Sun- day night in hospital at the age of 83. He had been ill for about a month. IcXl y V V Cl l.iiii'L.. A. JitAt- oi.iv.ivj joouv- t 1 v-i vtiv vvn ci w as to be discussed again today a was steps Friday and died of at subcommittee sessions. UAW negotiators made it clear Labor .Day they consider the establishment of new health and safety safeguards among their top contract prioritiss and refuse to discount a strike on that issue if some significant first sent to congress after a special election in 1945 for a to a Democrat who died in office. D'Ewart was re- turned to Congress from tne Montana Western Congression- al District until 1955 when he .01 .03 .Co .02 .09 .19 .10 Stockholm.......70 54 Tokyo.........88 75 FORECAST: Letlibridge Medicine Hat Regions: Today and Wedncs- ;day: Sunny. Highs today near 70: Lous tonight near 45 Highs Wednesday 75-SO. Calgary: Today and Wednes- day: Sunny Highs today near 70; lows tonight 40-45; highs Wednssday near 75. Columbia Koolenay Today and Wednesday: Sunny except for cloudy periods in the Col- umbia district. Highs both days ranging from the mid-70s in the Columbia district to the lower 80s in the Kootenays. Lows to- night in the 40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and warm today and Wed- nesday. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Wed- nesday 80s. West of Continental Fair and mild today and Wed- nesday. Highs both dayi ttfc. Lows tonight 35 to 45. broken neck. A 28-year-old man fell lo his death in New Westminster, fol- lowing a high-speed car chase j Saturday. Police said the man was chased at speeds up to 80 m.p.h. for about a mile before I challenged Democrat James Ws car out as he rounfjed Murray for his seat ,n the U.S. j a Tne man ran from r___.............., Senate and lost. i C3r and jumped ovcr a rctajn. terrupte'd" twice by President Eisenhower ap- j ing wall and fell 40 feet, strik- __ _ -_ ?_ _ t-f. changes are not made. Chrysler production was in-j wildcat strikes in two older De- troit-area plants by workers pointed D'Ewart to be an assis- tant secretary of the interior who condemned working condi-1 but Murray said Senate con- the appointment tions and safety programs. LANDLORD TENANT ADVISORY BOARD The above Civic Board it now in full operation and is located in the Yates Memorial Centre together with "Information Our Phone Number 329-0636 The services of this board are available to both land- lords and tenants. STEVE WILD K. JENSEN CHAIRMAN SECRETARY Phone 329-0636 firmation of would be a public disaster. During the campaign, Murray had questioned D'Ewart's role, if any, in distributing a pamph- let entitled "Senator Murray and the Red web over Con- gress." D'Ewart's appointment was never confirmed. ing a concrete abutment at the wall's base. His name was not released. A Vancouver man died Sun- day in a rooming-house fire. Hii name also was withheld. A dropped or discarded ciga- rette is believed to have start- ed a house fire Saturday in Comox, on Vancouver Island, which took the life of Kenneth Roy Jenkins, 44. 'BALIT' BALER TWINE FOOT ROLL Still Available at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COLITIS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA 524 traffic deaths recorded, CHICAGO (AP) Traffic ac- cidents took 524 lives in the United States during the three- day Labor Day weekend. The deaths occurred from fi p.m. Friday to midnight locaJ times Monday night. The traffic death toll during last year's Labor Day weekend was 580. The highest Labor Day toll since the Second World War was 688 in 1963. Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. 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.; Coutts 24 hours: Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; tingsgate 24 hours; Porthill 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 .Tuns 1. ItoosevUIe 8 a.m. to midnight. ;