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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THS IBHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September 8, 1973 News in brief Crusher destroys worldly goods EDMONTdV (CP) All that i partraent official at the depart- Linus O'Gene owned In the i ment office Friday. world had been crushed. The bag contained his books, j clothing and tape recorder. Bag [and contents were removed by garbage disposal company. The Nigerian exchange stu- dent left his worldly posses- sions tied neatly in a bag as tie i taken to the city's dump and met with an immigration de- i destroyed by a garbage crusher, j Kidnap victim rescued BUENOS AIRES (Reuter) Argentine police, acting under new orders to step up their fight against kidnappers, stormed a house near here Fri- day, freed a young kidnap vic- tim and killed one of her cap- tors. They arrested seven persons during the operation, but res- un- cued Mercedes Sola, 20, j harmed, police said. j However, the kidnapping j wave continued unchecked Fri- j day, with two new cases re- j ported in the central city of i I Cordoba. i At least 12 persons, several of i I them children, are now re- j i ported held for ransom in Ar- j I gentina. Age can he kept a secret LONDON (AP) After a two- year legal battle by an English the British government has ruled that a woman can keep her age a secret. The case began when Moira Cruise was stopped for a traffic offence and asked by the police- man for her age. "Over 21." she replied. At her court hearing in the Midlands town of Accrington. Mrs. Cruise refused to be any more SDecific about her age. i The court fined her on j the traffic charge >and Sll-i I for refusing to give her age. I I Mrs. Cruise appealed the sec- j j ond fine, and her case went all l the way to Home Secretary j Robert Carr. He backed her up, I the home office disclosed Fri- i day, and the court returned the fine. i i "I feel that justice has been j i Mrs. Cruise said. "'This j I is a victory for women." i Ehrlicliman pledges silence LOS ANGELES CAP) For- mer White House adviser John Ehriichrnan is free without bail of Daniel Ellsberg's psy- chiatrist. Ellsberg had been a defend- jn tria] involving the today, released after pleading ancj publication of the Pen- not guilty to burglary, con- i tagon papers on the Indochina and perjury charges. j war. The charges against him 'Ehrfichman, who until earlier were dismissed, this year was President Nixon's Ehrlichrnan told reporters top domestic adviser, appeared outside the court: "I'm going to Defore Superior Court Judge j be following the unvarying James Kelts Friday for arraign- J practice of having no comment merit on indictments resulting on this matter until its final dis- from the break-in at the office' position." Nishga riding Smooth sailing forecast for welfare legislation OTTAWA (CP) Having dis-, being generous enough, the lat- posed of one pension bill, the est pieces of welfare legislation expected to have a rela- tively smooth passage through Parliament. The bills increasing pensions and the family allowance are part of the government's new anti-inflation package. Commons started debate on a second one Friday and also con- sidered an interhr. increase in family allowances. Although the opposition con- tinued to damn the minority Liberal government, for not crease, 6.3 per cent, would be for persons recently retired. After the House rose for the weekend the NDP said it would not support a Conservative mo- tion of non-confidence Monday. The New Democrat stand, not entirely unexpected, was that it would be "irresponsible to bring Montreal g as up 2 The By THE CANADIAN PRESS A increase in the price of gasoline Friday by about 500 Montreal-area service station owners brought almost immediate government action. Combines Investigation Act authorities seized all documents pertaining to a vote by the sta- tion owners to increase the price to an average 59.4 cents a gallon from an average 56.4 j cents, the fourth increase for Montreal motorists this year. Tne price hike was not neces- j sarily indicative of the situation I across the country, a cross-Can- JVIlSnap ada survey by The Canadian i Press showed. T Service station operators in i 111311 most provinces said they have j no intention of following the Montreal area move to increase prices The earlier bill, providing j Parliament down and plunge quarterly, rather than annual, j the country into an election." increments to kesp old-age pen- sions apace with the rising cost j of living, goes into effect Oct. l j ip after it gets Senate f expected early next week. j Friday's bill would lift the: two-per-cent ceiling on annual; increases in public service pen-1 sions and would leaver the eligi-! biliiy ur people, were injured In The allowance bill separate accidents in Leth- would increase allowances to a 1 early tnis morning, flat, untaxable a month un-! JOO damage was in- til early next year. j when the car driven by Peter Kenneth Leskiw. 30, 2JO sent to committee for Ma-ath Dr.. .collid- tailed study, woidd mean pen- sions for some retired public servants could go up by as much as 11.4 par csnt. It would affect about persons, in- cluding retired MPs. public ser- vants and RCJIP and armed; forces personnel. Persons who retired in 1970 could expect the 11.4-per-cent increase while the smallest in by Ken- neth Lester Hamilton, 23, i 15th Ave. S. Police say Leskiw was driving east on 6th Avenua S. in the 21CO block at a.m. when he collided with the Ham- ilton car which was pulling i away from the Two passengers in the Ham- ilton vehicle. Pamela James, 528 12th St. C. N., and Robin Schmied, 3318 Spruce Drive, were treated at Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and releas- ed. But in Winnipeg, a spokesman for Gulf Oil Canada Ltd. said non-independent Gulf stations have been ordered to raise the price of gasoline by as much as four cents a gallon. The spokesman said his com- pany instituted the increase in case the government makes f f FI fi 8 i If Cc s o VANCOUVER (CP) Frank Calder, president of the Nishga tribal council, Nass River, B.C., that native peoples are entitled to file a declaration of interest j in square miles of land, j Oi says a ruling of the North-west j such a statement, or ,A Territories Supreme Court is j "may not be necessary." i arhrinlstra! io "Rather It should proceed historic. Mr. Calder said that on the, basis of Thursday's decision of i forthwith to negotiations for ft. the Northwest Territories court 1 nal settlement." lion has cided to lift the beef price ing eariier than scheduled, mi't auto-makers to raise ces and allow grocers to Ths dc- ceil- per- pri- pass Oh Henryl Henry Kissinger, his shoe sole showing signs of wear, gives testimony on his nomination to be state secretary before the United Stales Senate foreign rela- tions committee Friday in Washington. He defended the wiretapping of several aides as painful but P2ces- sary to prefect national security Two persons are In Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital in satisfactory condition as the A Langley. B.C.. man was i result of a collision at 3rd A.v- killed Friday afternoon in a one- j enue S. and 8th Street at about car accident on Highway 3 nsar J2 a.m. Cranford. about 20 nfiles east of' Archie LaFournie, 52. Lethbridge. 7th Ave. N., and his passenger, George Surcon, G3. died when Mrs. Jean Krope. 528 20th St. the car hs was in, driven by his N.. injured the La- wife. Cora, 59, went out of ct Fournie car going no. ih on 8th trol during a heavy rainstorm. 'Street, collided with the car went through the ditch and driven by Hans Procce. 26. 225 crashed into a road approach. liitb St. N. who was eastbound Mrs. Surcon is beirig treated ion 3rd Avenue. mandatory a price freeze pro- for jnjuries jn Taber Mimic-pel Damage to the two cars j posed Monday for petroleum j products as a voluntary meas j urc. i 1 In Alberta, station operators j j have no intention of following their Montreal counterparts. i Des Achilles, executive director i of the Automotive Retailers As- j sociation. said. Hospital. Education tour outlined EDMONTON (CP) Jim Foster, znnister of advanced iducation. and department of- ficials plan to visit 1.0 post- secondary institutions in the province "during the nest year to discuss problems and opportun- ities. The visits start with the Uni- versity of Calgary Sept. 24 and are soaced about a month apart. Other visits are: Fort Mc- Murray Vocational Centre Oct. 22, Mount Royal College Nov. 19. Southern Alberta Institute i of Technology Dec. 3, Grant MacEwan Community College Jan. 28, Olds College Feb. IS, Medicine Hat College March 18, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology April 15, Lac La Biche Vocational Centre May 13 and the Banff Centre June 10. LANDLORD TENANT ADVISORY BOARD The above Civic Board is 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 IOUTPOST REPORT COMPLETED WASHINGTON fCP'- re- port on the future of the iso- lated United Slates cutpcst of Point Roberts, Wash., was com- pleted Friday by representa- tives of Canada and the the first concrete step in resolv- ing the status of the border community. Although members of the spe- cial six-member board which drafted the report would not ra- j veal its contents, a usually re- liable informant said two things can be said about the recom- mendations: wiil not support any of the "exotic" in the past for Point Robsrts, such as cooing li-.u up L Canada or giving it some kind of unique international status. will represent the unanimous opinion, in all major j respects at least, of all six I board of them. American and three Canadian. Kissinger I nomination i sidetracked WASHINGTON (AP) Con- highsr food prices on to custom- ers, all adding up to another round of price increases for consumers in the United Slates. The freeze will be lifted from beef at midnight Sunday night, two days eariier than sched- uled. The new food price con- trols will go into effect at the same time. The Cost-of-Living Council sought to blunt the increase in the price of autos by ordering reductions of 10 to 30 per cent in price increases proposed by- General Motors, Chrysler and American Motors. It also announced it is delay- ing proposed price increases by j sideration by the Senate foreign major tire, paper and soap de-1 relations committee of Henry tergent manufacturers white it Kissinger's nomination to be holds public hearings to decide i state secretary has been side- wheiher they are warranted. I tracked by an effort to obtain The actions Friday came; wiretap information from the after the government an-j United' States justice depart- nounced that wholesale prices j ment. of farm products increased by The committee will meet with 23.! per cent in August, the big- Attorney General Elliot Rich- gest single monthly increase j ardson Monday morning to dis- since the government began' keeping statistics in 1913. About the only good news for the consumer was that gasoline prices would go down from One to three cents a gallon at many gasoline stations today as the government's new price ceilings on gasoline went into effect. Prices of 1974 automobiles probably will increase starting about Sept. 14 as the council ap- cuss the possible release of summaries of FBI reports of wiretaps placed on 17 govern- ment officials and reporters in 1969 and 1970. Kissinger, who spent five hours before the committee Fri- day, will return to the witness table after that PRFiSSED ON BUGS From the opening questions of committee Chairman J. FuJ- 'It's my 83rd bit and I have a gift for especially the little Jhis special Colonel Sanders' money bank comes FREE with every Bucket or Barrel you buy. This Saturday and Sunday only. September 8 9. REG. VALUE g J Hj I Ksntuiku fried (mem. m V P A CANAMAN COUPANV Colonel Sanders and his boys make it "finger lickin' good" FOOD and PASTRY SHOP 2021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 proved average increases of bright, it was clear Kissinger by Ford, by Po-pp-" "--'would be pressed on his role in tors, for American Motors the wiretapping, which involved members of his own National Security Council staff. Kissinger said the taps, "al- though a very paTnful were "necessary for the pur- pose of nationaJ security." Saying he had only provided names of persons who possibly could have leaked classified in- formation, Kissinger said he had little knowledge of what was obtained by the wiretaps. HOUSTON, Te.t. (AP) Sky-j wten he suggested the corn- lab astronauts Friday photo-! naitee check with the justice graphed a sun explosion so department for more detail, massive it may cause tem- j Fulbnght said the department has already turned him down. This led Senator Clifford Case (Rep. N.J.) to suggest delaying and S51 for Chrysler. Skylab crew photographs sun flare >Gas scare I aids Oregon campaign i SALEM. Ore. (AP> The j prospect of running out of gas- i oline in Oregon apparently ac- complished this summer what the. James G. Elaine society has been working toward for years: reducing the number of i motorists coming into the i state. The state highway division said Friday that tourists counts at visitor information centres around the state show a decline of nearly 15 per cent this sum- mer compared with last sum- mer. Questions about the gasoline i situation were the major con- cern of tourists who stopped at the centres. But the Elaine Society, the mythical creation of the late Ore- j gon writer Stewart Hplbrook, I received some recognition. j Members of the Elaine socie- I ty seek to keep visitors out of Oregon by passing along infor- mation about the amount of rainfall and ether undesirable aspects of the state. Much of the information is disseminated toungue-in-eheek, i but many members of the society are absolutely serious. Ron Ahell, a Portland free- lanc-e writer, recently incorpor- I ated the society and is widely sought as a speaker on the sub- ject of preserving Oregon for Oregonians. Weather and rood report SLMHSE SUNDAY SUNSET i Lethbridge..... i Medicine Hat. Pincher Creek Grande Prairie Edmonton Banff......... Victoria...... Prince Rupert P-Viticton Kamloops Vancouver j Regina i Winnipeg Ottawa Montreal...... Rome........- Paris...... London i Berlin i Stockholm...... Tokyo........- H L Pre 74 52 1.10 69 55 .11 71 54 .09 67 .37 65 51 .13 57 49 .19 67 4S 58 50 .98 69 4fi .01 74 64 50 P.O 56 .07 73 50 fi9 51 75 47 63 52 67 ?.0 88 fil 8G 64 77 63 11 ni> tiG 52 fi! 64 FORECAST: Lethbridge. Medicine Hat, Calgary Today cloudy with. showers. Sunny periods this I afternoon. Brisk northwest- winds. Highs near 65. i Sunday sunny. Brisk wester- ly winds. I-ows 40 to 45. Highs near 75. Columbia Kootenay Region- Today and Sunday mostly sunny in the Kootenays. Some cloudy periods in the Columbia valley area. Highs both days I 75 to 80 in the Kootcnays and a few degrees cooler in the i north. j MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers or thunder- Siornis and cooler most sec- tions today and tonight. Scat- tered showers mostly east por- tion Sunday. Continued cool. Highs today and Sunday 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s west and 50s cast portion. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers mostly ox'er south portion and a little cooler today and tonight. Sunday part- ly cloudy and a little warmer. Highs today to 70. Lows to- night 35 to 45. Highs Sunday 65 i to 75. porary power blackouts on earth, including some areas of Canada, officials said. Scientists esiimate ths solar flare which occured about 8 a.m. ElJT, was 10 the size of the earth and called it "the brightest and biggest of the year." Skyiab 2 astronauts Alari Bean, Dr. Owen Garriott and Jack Lousrna captured the flare on film using a powerful array of telescope cameras. Bean, G-arriott and Lousma were in the 42nd day of their scheduled 59-day mission. In ad- dition to sun watching, they j also conducted a number of j medical experiements and took photographs of selected sites on I earth. I confirmation until the summary of theF BI reports of the taps are given the committee. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1750 lit Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" RUG SHAMPOOER5 FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY Carpet PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. DIVIDENDS There is stif! some IRRIGATION EQUIPMO Available of GENERAL FARM SUPPU COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAT COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is Jn progress. All remaining highways are 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 1 a.m. fn 10 p.m.: Coutts 24 hours; Drl P.cnita a sm. to 9 p.m.; Bangsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts R am. !o midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to in p.m.; Open June 1, Riooseville 8 a.m to midnioht ;