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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE lETHBRIDGt WUO Thursday, September 6, 1973 Arab guerrillas jailed Fi'.c Arab line passengers on an El Al i jail :at Vi- i flight using Roras's Fiumieino G- A i r p o r t ROME (Reutsr) guerrillas were in terbo near hero today after se- A {f crct sen'ic-3 agents foiled their n, plan to shoot rlown an Israeli versai-y of the .Municn Olympic massacre. The agents were tipped as not icveabd by airliner with Soviet-made mis- siles. agents from Itah de- fence information service grabbed the men only be- fore they planned to attack air-1 the Arab squad Nixon ordered -wiretap about the attack and for several davs had searched Rome for! Arab-Israeli settlement ease WASHINGTON" (API Presi-1 But Nixon said such threats administration-sponsored dent Nixon, urging i Arab-Israeli I will net change U.S. support of legislation. negotiations to end their six- j Israel. Nixon said he will transmit year-old stalemate, says a set-' "To suggest that we are going the new message Monday., He tlement would ease the oil. to relate our policy toward Is- said it will urge action to curb crisis. At a news conference Wednes- day, Nixon blamed both sides for the Middle East impasse. "Both sides need to start nego- he said. "That is our position. policy rael, which has to do with the independence of that country to which we are dedicated, to what happens on Arab oil. I think would be highly in spending, maintain a strong de- fence promote enactment of bills dealing with the energy crisis, education, housing and Faces of the president WASHINGTON CAP1. Presi-' might embarrass the Nixon ad- President Nixon displays several exprersicns as he answers questions during his East Rocm news conference at the White House Wednesday. He said the record of con- gressiona! action so far this year is "very disappointing in terms of administration initiatives." said. Nixon said that ''One of the dividends of hav- j ale at fault." ing a successful negotiation will be to reduce the oil the president said. TO USE INFLUENCE "We are pro-peace and it is in the interest of the whole aiea commrnily development. the president i Deahng with Watergate-re- 1 lated questions, Nixon said he both sides will continue to take a "hard line" against surrendering his taped conversations to Senate Asked whether there is any- dent Nixon ordered the Secret ministration Service to wiretap the telephone of his brother, businessmen F. Donald Nixon, the Washington Post report: The Post, quoting "four j Recognition that the Arab-Is-1 ror us to get those negotiations ,H j raeli dispute and the oil crisis j desd and that is why ,thin? ln-the tapcs it" are connected represents a shift I in tne administration's position, officials said Israel opposes the president ordered the wire- Nixon's financial activities as saying. A Secret Ssruce spokesman declined to comment on the story. The wiretap on Donald Nixon as only one of several con- ducted by ths Service on orders from either the presidentj or aides who said they were j victims to dale A we will use our influence, what influence we to gel those negotiations oif." U, ROME (Reuter) The death i toll in Italy's cholera epidemic j rose to 19 today when a woman i died in Naples, where the dis- Seeks against Tnideau ease first broke out. Naple's hospital authorities said the woman, who v.as 58. MONTREAL Lawyer' senting the prime minister and had been admitted Aug. 29. t i in Rome and seven veh officials say now is under in the Eari area. Maanwhile, police skindivers j While hospitals in Naples and 1 linking the two problems, which Nixon warned the oil-rich it says would encourage radical Arab countries that they might Arabs to press their threat _to i iose their markets if they con- use Middle East oil as a politi-1 tinue to raise prices and ex- cal weapon. i pr0priate U.S. companies "Oil without a market does not do a country much good I think that the re- sponsible Arab leaders will see to it that if they continue to up fleet unfavorably on his own ac- count of the Watergate matter, the president said, "there is nothing whatever error were dismantling hundreds of mussel beds in the Bay of Naples as about 500 riot police stood by in case of protests from fisherman. Mussels are So Robert Lenueux sought per- Jlr. Alimand. said Mr. Lemieox mission Wednesday in session? failed to follow the usual proce-1 deaths court to lay charges against Prime Minister Trudeau. Solic- itor General Warren Allmand and two policemen in con- far there have been from the disease two main centres ot: the a sharp i drop in new cholera cases, Ital-1 ians blamed the government and local authorities for giving cure for placing a private com- plaint. }.Jr. Lemieux, currently ap- pealing nine contempt of cou.t nection with the detention and citaliors incurred at the last trials of brothers Paul and Jac- Jacques Ease trial, wants to lay ques Rose. assault charge against Mr. Judge "bollard Dascereau will' Trudcau for alleged _ mis- rule Tuesday on the petition. treatment of Paul Rose while :n During the hearing, lawyers St. Vincent de Paul Louis-Philippe Landry, repre- penitentiary'. Air passenger lax slopped OTTAWA fCP Canadian' gers returning lo Canada from and American airlines have The U.S. 11 believed to have been the cause j insufficient attention to poten- in I of the cholera outbreak in Italy, j tial health risks caused by low will surrender to authorities standards of sanitation. Newspapers revived fierce criticism of the authorities for their alleged persistent neglect of Italy's depressed southern re- gion. In Naples itself, a bustling port of two million persons and long notorious for its filthy slums, the local health com- mittee called on the govern- ment to act immediately to con- trol the cultivation and sale of shellfish. Shellfish, and particularly been told to ston collecting a Travel asents were instructed j dieted in the burglary of the of- tax from air passengers in Can-, by U.S. and Canadian airlines ada for the U.S. government, to collect the tax whan the tick- the Canadian transport cornmis- ets were bought in Canada and sion announced Wednesday. The commission said it has received complaints from air t-end the money to the U.S. goov- ANGELES (API A mestic adviser John Ehrlich- former White House aide in-1 man. is reported to have sent word Wednesday he will appear for arraignment before Judge James Kolts cf Supcriar Court. fice cf Daniel Ellsberg's psy- chiatrist was expected to sur- render to authorities here to- day, sources said. Egil Krogh, former assist- osrtain types of mussel, have been blamed for the cholera outbreak The government clamped a temporary ban on the cultivation, importation and sale of certain shellfish in an ef- Sources also said that Eh- j fort [0 prevent the disease travellers and travel agencies said that it received complaints objecting to paying and collec- j from Canadian travellers pro- ting in Canada a S3 tax per pas- j testing payment in Canada of a senger for the U.S. government. I 'ax imposed by a foreign coun- In 1970, Washington ordered j try. Travel had also ob- the tax to be paid by passen-; jected. The transport commission ant to former presidential do- Provincial Partial news hlarkoul ordered 'pork plan _ .1 announced DETROIT (AP) Chrysler1 The move "is designed to get Corp. and the United Auto' negotiations out of the area of Workers slipped their 1973 con- j 'it's move, it's my move, tract talks behind a partial, it's our move' news blackout Wednesday. U A W President Leonard Woodcock said the blackout, an- and into hon- est discussion.-'' Woodcock said. A full blackout, he said, :'would tell our workers we are nounced nine days before the on our way home. And right Sept. 14 contract expiration, i now, we're not." would cover economic issues and might include discussions t on the key union proposal of i gotiations usually signals that voluntary overtime. rlichman, indicted ivilh Kroph and two others, notified the dis- trict attorney he will surrender next Tuesday. Kolts has given all those indicted a week to turn themselves in voluntarily. Krogh and Ehrlichman were J indicted Tuesday along with 'convicted Watergate con- spirator G. Gordon Liddy and David Young, former aide to Henry Kissinger, sources said. Bail for each was set at Lid'dy is in jail Young's plans EDMONTON (CP> Envir- onment Minister Bill Yurko today announced the Alberta government has purchased 125 acres of land along Fish Creek in Calgary for establish- A 5n labor ns" ment of a provincial park. i agreement is near. Police raid marijuana farm 1 Wednesday plants. to cut down the "They like tress. Some ORILLIA. Ont. 'CP) vincial police and RCMP .say tboy used chain saw s to cut down almost four tons of mari- were 10-feet tall juana plants with a street value j Three threa-ton trucks were of about million after raid- used to cart away the ing a farm near here Tuesday, total weight. 7431 An RCMP spokesman said' an undisclosed location where seven policemen worked for j they were destroyed by burn- more than 12 hours until lam.) ing. Fireman injured in explosion The provincial cabinet au- thorized million for the land, which will provide most of the area needed for the park. Another was ap- proved for acquisition of build- ings on the property. A 2.800-acre park was prom- ised in the throne speech last February. Premier Lougheed also announced a provincial park will be located in or near Edmonton. MEMPHIS, Tenn. CAP) injuries were reported. Two railway tank cars loaded I Firemen brought the blaze with propane gas burst into; under control within an hour, flames after an explosion' Police said one tanker ex- Wednesday, forcing the tern-, plocied afier catching fire while Public for call pays spreading. In Naples, local inhabitants took to the streets Wednesday to protest insufficient sani- tation. One group of about 700 per- sons confronted police and hurled stonas and car tires as they shouted demands for im- mediate improvements. As the number of new re- ported cholera cases appeared to be on the wane, officials started counting the cost to the country in terms of lost trade and tourism. In Naples alone, first esti- mates put the loss at mil- lion lira mainly as a result of cancelled holiday Ehrlichman is charged with bookings and reduced trade in perjury, burglary and con- spiracy, the sources said. Krogh is reported to be ac- cused of burglary, conspiracy and solicitation of a burglary. Liddy and Young are charged and charges four-count in- are not known. The persons named, in the dictment still are an official se- cret. THREE CHARGES TVIADE con-1 restaurants and hotels. i Sea-food traders have com- plained about lost income dur- ing the cholera outbreak, and discussions are under way to consider compensation. and conspiracy to Health authorities in Rome commit a burglary, sources i emphasized that the situation said. j appears to be under control and Ellsberg said at his Malibu there is no need for mass anti- home: ''I wish them a fair cholera vaccinations. trial." Ehrlichman's perjury OTTAWA Statistics Canada accidentally turned the nation's heity 1973 foreign trade the price, if they continue to ex- surpius mto a whopping deficit propriate, if they do expropriate i fortunately the without fair compensation, the i error was only an inevitable result is that they easily corrected slip of a minus will lose their markets, and other sources will be ..We jusl callght it." a spokes- oped man told a caller who asked Nixon's rematks indicated now a Of billion in Ca- i that the adminisrration takes nacjian versus bil- ALGIERS (AP) The Arab seriousiy the Arab threats to ]jnn Of imports could add guerrilla attack on the Saucu freeze oil at the cur-' up i0 a trade deficit of S840.S Arabian embassy m Paris iiv ren level or even reduce it. jccted a jarring note m the Qn lhe dome3tic front summit conference of non-, ccused the Democratic._. aligned countries today and det- Llld Css o{ ciling a when a nalion imports more racted from a call by President r incident discussed miluon fur the first seven months oi the year. A deiicit in foreign trade is record goods than it exports. A favor- Houari Boumedienne for a gen- He said he is submitt- 1 Ible.'or surplus, trade balance eral break in diplomatic rela- tions with Israel. Instead of lobbying anti-Israeli resolution. Arab for- eign ministers were occupied with the embassy incident. They discussed it for two hours Wednesday night, conferred to-1 day with their chiefs of state and scheduled another meeting later today. The foreign ministers were reported furious at the timing of the attack. ''One wonders just what is be-' hind all said one. Boumedienne. anxious to keep j the conference from being over- j shadowed by the Paris affair, Lelhfcddije gtate thg Unifln when exports exceed im. for an message in an effort to break ports. and road report SUNRISE FRIDW SUNSET conferred with Palestinian guer- rilla chieftain Yassir Arafat. Arafat assured him the terror- ists in Paris were unknown to him and not part of a recog- nized Palestinian organization. Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff j Victoria Pcnticton i Prince George i Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon II 82 SO 32 Street battle PHNOM PENH (AP) Khmer Rouge insurgents iniil- trated Kompong Cham. Cam-1 bodia's third largest city, and !.oromo battled government troop.-, to- day in the streets around the Montreal central market, Western sources reported. The sources said the insur- gents also committed "acts of terrorism, shooting some civil- ians and throwing hand gre- 85 78 78 83 ?A 71 70 87 88 73 L Pre 51 47 (H 50 35 4fi 54 ,1< 47 42 45 till 1.31 GS 1.53 64 St. John's........53 48 Halifax 74 60 51 61 .12 Charlottctown nades. Fredericton Chicago New York There was no report of casu-1 Miami allies. dictment is reported to i girl dates v. r5 LONDON (Reutar) Visiting porary evacuation of several i us contents were being trans- hundred persons in a one-, ferret! to another car. Heat square-mile section of south- from ths fire in the first tanker girjs at public expense, says western Memphis. diplomats and heads of state of- ten have dates with British call expandea the propane in an ad- Police said one fireman was! jaccnt tanker, causing the sac- hurt fighting the fire. No other j ond tanker to open. Deaths By THE CANADIAN" PRESS New Arthur Mas- ter, 77. one of the first heart AsheviUe, N.C.-Bascomb La-, speciaiist5 to establish a con- mar Lunsiord, 91, a performer i nection between excess weight and collector of mountain mu-1 and heart disease. fiic-, E. K. Bun- Melbourne, nell, 87, a civil engineer who rey Tebbutt, 66, Australian jour- 'prepared the first com- nalist and former war corre-' prehensive plans for the city of spondent. 1 Ottawa. ADVISORY BOARD The above Civic Board is now in full operation ancT is located in the Yafes Memorial Centre together with "Information Our Phone Number 329-0636 The services of this board ere available to both lords and tenants. STEVE WILD K. JENSEN CHAIRMAN SECRETARY Phone 329-0636 1 n- be based on contradictions between his testimony before the jury here and his Senate Watergate j committee testimony. Tl.e i grand jury heard tapes of his j Watergate testimony, sources' said. _ Ehrlichman resigned April 30 1 as President Nixon's top domes- tic adviser. He told the Water- gate committee the break-in was a national security oper- ation "well within the con- stitutional function of tha presi- dency." President Nixon con- Subsidy hike to millers may cut price of bread Los Angeles 75 Phoenix -108 Roma 74 81 64 74 85 79 60 79 FORECAST: Lcthbriilge. Medicine Hat- Today: "Mainly sunny. Highs near 8.1. Friday: Mainly sun- ny but a little cooler. Txw near 50: liigh near 80. regions Today Mainly sunny. BrUk southern vinos Hishs near GO Friday Chuncu oi an isolated shower a hi tie cooler. Lows to- nipht 43 to 30; highs near 75. Columbia, Kootcnay T o d a y: Siuuiy a fe-.v clcjdy periods Risk of a few showeis and isolated thunder- afternoon and overnight Ilijhs RO to 85. Over- night lo-.vs 45