Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
18 THE IE1HBRIDGE Tuesday, Soplcmbcr il, 1971 Seaman detained QUEBEC (CP Surge Kour- dakov, a Russian nav.nl officer cadet who swam ashore in northern British Columbia n week ago, is being detained here pending a decision on application for political asylum. Marc lioy, director of ihc Champlnin delci.liou centre, confirmed today that Kourda- kov, 20, who jumped from a Kussian trawler, w-as trans- ferred here from Vancouver and will be detained while liis case is being heard. Mr. Roy declined lo answer any further qucslions, and re- fered reporters lo the immi- gration department in Ottawa. In Vancouver, Lyall Hawkins, regional director cf immigra- tion, said he received orders from Ottawa late Friday lo ar- range for the transfer. s... remembering lo replace ihc tooth- paste PINNG PONG ON THE AVENUE Fundamenlalist radio preacher Dr. Carl Mclnrire prepares lo serve as he participated in a while-you-walk gome of table tennis on Pen- j nsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. He was protesting what he called Presi- i dent Nixon's appeasement of Communist China. The heavy table was carried by Mc- Intirc followers after the Interior Department would nof let a table with legs be used. The preacher said this was because they were "afraid somebody would jump on it and i climb over the Wliile House fence." Coal production not good enough VANCOUVER (CP) The Japanese steel industry be- lieves lhal Canadian coal min- ing firms arc making "a con- crete effort" lo improve lag- ging production, according lo a stateinenl issued Monday on the importers' behalf. The stalcmcnt was issued by II i s a m o t o Clio and Kcnzo lrujita, officials of Ihc Jap- anese steel consortium which handles relations with Cana- dian suppliers, aflcr Hie pair postponed a news conference. Last week two olher mem- bers of a Japanese coal mis- sion lo Canada said the steel industiy there was displeased with the failure of British Co- lumbia and Alberta mines to produce more than 70 per cent of contracted tonnages. They said lhat if the Cana- dians did not get production up lo 1QO per cent of contract rn lurther coal would be bought here. The new slalemcnl. said Ca- nadian coal contracts had in- creased from Ions to 12 million Ions annually in the past two years. Tlie sudden increase had cre- ated various production lems at Ihc mines. "While we are naturally disappointed, v.'e recognize t h e technological problems and training of miners cannot bo coped with overnight. the past week prior lo our arrival, two members of our mission, Takeshi Kakile and Tadashi Moriyasu, visited Hie mines and they report that each mining company involved is making a concerted effort to improve flic situation as quick- ly as possible. "Tlu's is a most encouraging report and we look forward to having frank discussions with our coal supplier friends lo de- termine if there is anything the Japanese buyers can do to as. sist nl Ibis time." LIKE J1UFFALO Although Uie horns of the Ca- nadian pronghorn antelope re- sc'mble Uie antlers of a deer, in substance they are the same is bi-ffalo horns. countries on monetary policy BRUSSELS (AP Closing I llie> ranks for negotiations with i the United Slates, Hie six Com- mon lUarket countries hare J agreed on a uniform monetary [policy including a call for the I T.S. to devalue the dcllnr and i abolish the U.S. 10-pcr-cml sup- CANADA'S FASTEST GIRL When Canada's leading Irack star speaks her nind, wakh oul. Abby Hoffman is iusf 03 formidable ofMrack as she slill is in compeliiion. Whal Makes Abby Run? Bruce Kidd explains. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE way Last week we preseriptionsl ,'.-.1l plemenlary duty on imports. The president of the Comon Market Commission, Mario Fer- rari-Aggradi, flew to London today in an effort to win Brit- ain's support fur Uie six-nation policy. Odds appeared favorable that Forrari-Aggradi, July's finance minister, can persuade Britain to line up the Common Market in time for a crucial monetary meeting opening in 24 hours. Britain is a prospective Ccmmon Market, member. Fer- rari-Aggradi will talk with An- thony Barber, chancellor of the exchequer, about the Common Market position reached Mon- day. The stand is expected to have j considerable impact en Wednos- clay's meeting in London of the Group of 10 leading industrial countries and the Sept. 27 meet-' in Washington of the 1 IB- member International Monetary Fund. The Unit :l States will take part boUi conferences dealing with President Nixon's economic policies. Canada Is a member of both the Group of 10 and the IMF. Differences between France and West Germr.ny had blocked previous attempts by the Com- _ mon Markt finance ministers i to agree on a uniform policy. j The ministers' communique! Monday niyht represented ccmpromi.se. The ministers made clear their intention regarding dollar devalualoin when they called for a realignment of major world currencies, "including the dollar." The Common Market is com- posed of France, West Ger- many, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The six-point package adopted by the ministers included pro- posals from the Common Mar- ket Comission to replace the dollar as the basic currency of world exchange linked with spe- cial drawing rights to the Inter- national Monetary Fund. But the ministers said: "In- ternatic-nal liquidity should con- tinue to be based on go'd and to a growing extent on instruments collectively created and man aged on an international scale. This implies adapting and de- veloping a system of special drawing rights decreasing gradually Uie importance of na- tional currencies as reserve units." 'IIic package also called Tor stricter curbs on monetary speculatoin, equilibrium in tcrnalicnal payment relations, and end to Uie new U.S. 10 per- cent duty on imports and a strengthening of authority of the THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes guess she doesn't realize she can be replaced by a stuffed SIMPSONS-SEARS HOME VALUE Our liitr.-l. rdilion. 'I'lii, limo uc'sc on I a ruUlopur. lli.'il. liiL'hliL'hls llio liomr Inls of viili nulsliiiuliiicj Inns iu home furnishiiiL's. Tlirrc lire .-prcials '.for every room in llio nl. prices lo please loo! J f lliere ever AVJIS a lime lo Mar! up oiir liouir Ilial linir; is IIOH, lln; JIO.MIO A AM I-'. SVl.K ralaloiiiio. Tliere arc fasliinus in hook olTerecl ,-n. prices. 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