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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEniSRIDGE HESMD Monday, Scptcmbor 1972 World scientists begin census on conservation BANFF, AlUi. (CD World scientists and other specialists today began a global census o( environmental problems at the opening session cf a con- servation convention attended by representatives Irom about 80 countries. The triennial meeting of the International Union for the Con- servation of Nature and Natu- ral Resources will sift through j technical papers during the week. Topics discussed will in- clude national and international environmental policies, con- servation of marine habitats and environmental quality In n changing world. The union operates through a n internalional execulive board and six commissions made up cf union members. Each commission specializes in a different aspect of the union's work. The survival service commis- sion, of which Ian McTaggart Cowan of Canada is a member, watches the world's population of rare and vanishing creatures "and makes recommendations to the IUCN on what to do about Farm workers slayer on trial Corona, 38, ha- pleaded not Community grants on council agenda Dr. McTaggart Cowan, (loan f graduate studies at the Uni- crsity of British Columbia, aid "there is a heartening hange in world morality to- vards the creatures with which share Uie "People no longer look on (her creatures that share this vprld as things they can do vith as they wish." The commissions met In losed session Saturday to re- riew events during the last and prepare recommenda- ions to be presented to the jeneral assembly which last met in New Delhi hi 1969. Dr. McTaggart Cowan, one of ive 1UCN vice-presidents, and ail ecologist, said in an inter- iaw tha organization's com- missions "do a great denl of lie spade work." "They involve several hun- h'ed people throughout the world who act as our eyes and RICHARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer Several community service organizations anticipating fi- nancial assistance from the city this year must overcome at least one more scrutiny by city council. o Wisconsin rirl 'wins Beauty title ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) Terry Anne Mceuwsen, Miss isconsin, was crowned Miss nierica 1073 here Saturday, ding a quest that began with calculated decision to enter a cat beauty pageant to further ;r professional singing career. The 23-yearold DePere, Wis-insin, native, the only double inner in the preliminary com-stilion this year, used the age presence and experience ained through two years' sing-g with the New Christy Min-j-els to win both talent and prizes. Hopes of gaining scholarship oney to study music in New ork made her enter the Apple-m, Wis., local pageant that led er to a state crown and the hance to compete against eauly queens from the other 9 stales here. The first mnnerup was Miss 1 o r t h Carolina, Constance nne Dorn, 19. The other run-erups were Miss Pennsylva-ia, Linda Kay Olson, 20; Miss exas, Mae Beth Cormany, 21 nd Miss Indiana, Rebecca Sue ,raham, 23. Miss Meeuwsen stands five eet eight inches, weighs "120 Kiunds measures New Miss America E __ contractor Juan Co-ona gcc.s on trial here tod-ay harged with slaying 25 itiner-nt farm workers, whose lacked bodies were found in hallow peach-orchard graves the Feather River begin-ling May 20, 1971. By the lime the 10th had been liscovered, six days later, Corona was arrested. He later vas charged with murdering all 25, four of whom never have >een identified. All were middle-aged or older white men, and many were :nown around skid roads in Yuba City and Marysville, near where the killings took About 200 witnesses are to estify and hundreds of pieces f evidence are to be examtneroblem, we can start negoliat- ng. We can go lo the govern- of the country involved." One of Ihe most important TICN commissions, he said, is tj( he one on education. ca Until the education system provides its students with a si comprehensive view of con- nc servation and world resources N 'the young people simply won't lo undersland the process any bet- m ter than their parents did." v The convention ends Saturday sc following the election of a pres- a dent to replace Harold J. Cool- idge of Ihe Uniled Slates, who w is retiring after six years in the s position. in of police HAMILTON. Bermuda fCP) 1 _ Police Chief George Duckett, D 40, was shot ond killed at liis lome here Friday night and his .een-aged daughter, Marcia, wounded. Duckett, a Briton, was killed in his isolated home on the north shore. His 17-year-old daughter also was shot but is in satisfactory condition in hospital. The 350-man Bermuda police force was called to duty Saturday right and Scotland Yard detectives are expected to arrive from London following an urgent request by the Bermuda government for Immediate assistance. Mrs. Duckett was in tiro house at the time but was not injured. She was admitted to hospital and placed under TJ j cniet Last week Duckett was warded the Colonial Police ng service medal. Previously e had been awarded the QBE. He came to Bermuda in De-ember, 19G9, from Jamaica here he served for two years s head of the British training mission before that he was with e Nigerian police force for 13 ears. A former Royal Canadian avy petty officer is in charge the search for the slayer or ayers. He is Deputy Commissioner M. Clarke, "a native ol the nited States who moved to ictoti, N.S., and took Canadian ilizenship. Clarke lived in Ficon for 20 years before coming lere as a police constable in 948. Clarke said Sunday that Ms orce, who traditionally operate narmed, would not carry veapons for the search. Duckett lived in Bleak House, n isolated house on the north hore always occupied by Bermuda's commissioners. Several cports of prowlers at the residence have been recorded in le last few ivins Tory nomination ST. HYACHINE, Quc. (CP) Clauda Wagner, a former Quebec Liberal justice minister, was nominated in St. Hya-cinthe riding Sunday as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the Oct. 30 fedora election. Mr. Wagner, who resigned as a sessions court judge last week to re-enter politics, was unopposed and was chosen unanimously by 400 party delegates. Thcogene Richard, who had held the seat for the Conservatives since 1957, resignet Friday in support of Mr. Wagner. Mr. Wagner told supporters he was certain the Conservatives would form the next federal government, a government that would be "human, b; and for the con alliance still v NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. (CP) A group of statesmen and parliamentarians from nine North Atlantic rreaty Organization countries ended two days of closed-door meetings Sunday convinced that the alliance is still viable and valid. Senator Jacob Javits of the United Stales said one of the problems discussed by the committee was the decision by France to withdraw its troops from under NATO command. He said: "The organization has Edapted itself to what was a real crushing but added the committee had hopes that France would eventually return. "There is no queslion about the fact that NATO has a valid and continuing role to play, but we are confident of its future although we know it has said Senator Javits. The committee met, with the assistance of a number of research organizations, to assess polilical, security, c Unilcd Stales jets made some of th most devastating raids on the war against Hanoi and its suburbs Sunday, wrecking Nort Vietnam's biggest and most im portant bridge and smashing four military Installations cov ering more lhan 300 acres, Ih U.S. Air Force announced today. But the air force's report o heavy damage in North Viel nam was offset by a reviseANH DISCUSSIONS nal pageantry of folk fesiival unrig folk dances ond songs of rarne, Scotland, Irish, Spanish, performed with ihe Alberta Toronto and in Tunisia rcpre-alional Folklore Festival. A nurn-s of many championship medal i T performing for many yean. 4BER 17, 2 A P.M. by tha lelhbridgo nnd A Iberia eratfon wilh tho Untveriily oc the Department of the Secrelory it under the government mulri-RDIALLY INVITED nation, call 328-6255) k if SHION SHOW ATERFIEID SHOW ON T.V. PT. 14th AT dance, music and" song, Feo Japan, Philippines, the Uk Germany, lirael, Romania, These performers hav Folk Arts Council in Oltawa scnting Canada af the Intern ber of them are also holder and trophies tmd hove bee SUNDAY, 5EPTH These events are sponsored Folk Arts Councils' in coop telhbridge ond supported by of Mate with a SI, 500 gro culturalism program. YOU ARE CO (For further inforr ETHNIC FA WATCH THE JOAN VJ THURSDAY, FEDERAL LIBERAL NOMINATION CONVENTION TONIGHT! Civic Sports Centre Lethbridge MONDAY, SEPT. llth -8.30 p.m. GUEST SPEAKERS: HON. OTTO LANG, Minister of Justice and minister in charge of Wheat Boord HON. BUD OLSON, Minister of SYLVIA LANTZ GLOCK, A.R-C.T., R.M.T. of VANCOUVER Teacher of Piano, Theory, Harmony, History, etc. to Diploma Former pupil of Sorii Berlin, Mary Munn, and Dr. T. j. Norwood (author of Basis of Harmony t.xt) Studio Corner of 6th St. and 7lh Ave. S. For information phone Govt. plans development of ports VANCOUVER (CP) Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford says the federal government will announce witliin the next two weeks a massive develop- ment program for the ports of Vancouver and New Westmin- ster. Mr. Basford, Liberal candi- date in Vancouver Centre for Oct. ?0 federal election, would not disclose details of the program, but told reporters Sal- urday it would put Vancouver in the forefront of transporta- tion facilities on North Ameri- ca's west coast. Last week, the Far Eastern Shipping Co. of Vladivostok an nounced it was moving its North Ameri can headquarters to Seattle because of inade- Duate container facilities ii Vancouver. The container ves Anton Chekhov will in augurate a new express servici between Japan and Seattl with Canadian cargo trans shipped at Seattle. Four other container line, have bypassed Vancouver in re cent months in favor of Se- allle. Vancouver has only on 40-lon crane at a small contain er terminal while Seattle ha four container terminals nine cranes. An hour before tha council iceting tonight, the aldermen ill meet with the community ervlces advisory committee to iscuss recommendations the ommiltee made in early Aug- ust concerning the grants. Twelve local organizations tad requested total of In ity assistance but the commil- recommcnded only six groups be given grants total- ing When Ihe regular council neeting convenes at 8 o'clock, liscusslon will lurn to office pace requirements In city hall. A report from community services department shows a irojccted need of square ect of additional office space within the next ten years. City Manager Tom Nutting IBS recommended the city buy ir rent a trailer to meet the community service depart- ment's office needs. He has also recommended council approach the senior governments about getting ad- lilional space in an existing building in the civic centre area. As an alternative solution to the space problems, Mr. Nut- ting has suggested council con- sider expanding city hall to make room for more offices and a new council chamber. Two overcome in accident CALMAR (CP) Dennis John Ilunculuk, 19, and Larry Paul Chris lianson, 16, both of Calmar, died when they were overcome by hydrogen sulphide gas. The accident occurred when their car s t r n c k an oil line near Calmar, 25 miles south of Edmonton, causing a valve to rupture. Weather and road report Tokyo ...........86 70 SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET .ellibritlgp Medicine Hat Pinchcr Creek Edmonton..... rande Prairie Banff......... II 53 64 57 61 66 51 Calgary.......... 53 Victoria 'enticton....... 'rince George Cnmloops........ 'ancouver Jaskatoon...... legina 68 68 62 67 63 6S 65 Winnipeg.........71 Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's i-'redericton Mcago..........67 New York........76 C2 75 9: 97 77 Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome...... Paris...... London Berlin Amsterdam.......59 Moscow 79 Stockholm........64 1, Prc 31 .18 36 33 .15 85 43 50 34 44 41 47 45 48 SB 33 41 51 51 51 53 48 47 38 C3 .0; 58 79 .0: 63 C9 71 61 46 48 54 54 54 FORECAST: Lotlibridgc, Medicine Hat, Calgary regions: Today: sun- nv. Highs near G5 except near 70 In (he Lelnbridgc-MedJcine Hut legions. Tuesday: Sunny. Lows 35 to 40; highs near 65. Columbia, Koofenay region- Today and Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs both days 65 to 70 except near 75 in the western Columbia region on Tuesday. Lows tonight 35 lo 40. MONTANA East nt Continental Scallered showers or Ihunder- showers soulh today through Tuesday. Variable cloudiness north portion today and tonight and few showers on Tuesday. Warmer today. Highs today and Tuesday 60 to 70. Lows to- night 35 to 45. West of Continental Fair north partly cloudy south today through Tuesday with a few showers extreme soulh por- tions. Little tempera lure change. Highs today and Tues- day 60 to 70. Lows lo continental divide fair north partly cloudy south today through Tuesday with a few showers extreme south portions. Little tempera- ture change. Highs today and Tuesday 60 to 70. Ixiws tonlghl 30 to 40. We Have CHENEY ALUMINUM PICK-UP REELS In all size! for twalhers and combinei. NOTE General Farm Supplies sell and service the Habco and Behlen GRAIN DRYERS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Phone 328-1141 3516- 24 S. bridge disrtict dry. OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1, Trans Canada All highways In the Leth- are bare ana Highway, bare and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 94 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Del Bonila ft a.m. to 9 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to midnight; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 hours; Porlhill Itykerts 8 a.m. to midniglil; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. lo 10 p.m.; Wildlwssc, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;