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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September News in brief Missing snhinai ine surfaces LONDON (Reuter) An air and sea search for a Portu- guese submarine believed to be missing in the Atlantic was called off today when the vessel surfaced safely. Its crew of 50 men was reported well. The submarine Albacora. of the French-built Daphne type, had completed its part in a NATO exercise when an alert went out A NATO spokesman said the Albacora surfaced about 180 miles northwest of Lisbon and headed for the Portuguese capital, its home port. He said that due to a techni- cal fault a routine message from the submarine giving its whereabouts was not received pi (the continuing WASHINGTON (AP) At- torney-General Elliot Richardson will let a federal jury consider material from an investigation of Vice- President Spiro Agnew, but he still has not decided to seek an indictment, sources close to -the case report The sources said Friday there is no indication when the continuing investigation of Agnew will be completed. The vice-president has de- scribed as lies allegations that he took kickbacks in return for awarding contracts while he was Baltimore County ex- ecutive and subsequently governor of Maryland. Oil ministers (if) plans VIENNA (Reuter) Oil ministers of the world's major petroleum exporting countries are believed to be drawing up plans for a tough new round of negotiations with Western oil companies in which they will press for big price increases Informed sources said the confrontation is expected shortly after the oil ministers meet in a conference today at the headquarters here of the llcountry Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries The negotiations are certain to have a serious impact on the Western world's fight to contain inflation since OPEC members say the present price structure is weighted heavily against them. MiliIan I I'rolcslrtnl disappears BELFAST (Reuter) A former officer in the militant Protestant Ulster Defence Association (UDA) was reported missing by police today. Tommy Herron. long thought to be a mam target of the Irish Republican Army was last seen Friday on the outskirts of East Belfast Formerly vice-chairman and chief spokesman of the UDA, Herron gave up the posts in June to seek a seat in the new Ulster assembly. He was unsuccessful. Shortly before the June as- sembly elections, gunmen burst into his East Belfast home and shot dead his 18- year-old brother-in-law, Michael Wilson. It was thought then that Herron, 36, was the target of the killers, but he was not there at the time. C.liolera death foil rising ROME (Reuter) The death toll in Italy's cholera outbreak rose to 26 Friday as authorities promised a deter- mined drive against the epidemic's original causes. But as life began to return to normal in the worst-hit areas, another hopeful sign was the announcement that the number of suspected cases admitted to hospital dropped substantially this week. The latest cholera first for several that of a 70-year- old woman in Bari Seafood is suspected to be the source of the epidemic. surcharge nol considered WASHINGTON (AP) A 10 por-cent income tax sur- charge is not under active con- sideration by the Nixon ad- ministration despite a White House official's suggestion to the contrary, the top aide to Treasury Secretary George Shultz says. Deputy Secretary William Simon also said Friday it is "not relevant" to suggest that Shultz will be leaving his post PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. because of the highly publiciz- ed differences over taxes with President Nixon's chief domestic adviser. Melvin Laird While Shultz was away in Tokyo attending a trade meet- ing, Laird held a news confer- ence Thursday to say the sur- charge is under consideration by the administration As a way to cool inflation. Deaths CANADIAN PRESS Liege, Destenay. 75, mayor of Liege and Liberal minister without portfolio in Belgium's national government who was the chief inspiration for the city's current "Mois de Fran- cite" festivities. Belgrade, Georg Fwald. 46. East Gorman agricultural minister in an automobile ac- cident Fndav Boland, 81, who pitched for the Detroit Ti- gers from 1915 to 1920 and who once struck out Babe Ruth three times in the same game, after a three-week illness. BRITISH COLUMBIA Cool nights have assisted in the coloring ot Mclntosh. Spartan and Tidman apples as well as Bartlett pears DISNEYLAND TOUR-Oci. 13 14 days transportation and accommodation (twin) San Francisco. Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm Hollywood and Las Vegas PHOENIX, ARIZONA TOUR-Nov. 3 v j (twin) HGHO O3n Vpqas PHOENIX ROSE BOWL PARADE TOUR Dec. 26 14 days transportation and accommodation (twin) Reno. San Frannsro Disneyland Hollywood Palm Springs Las Vegas, (Tourna- ment of Rosos ParadP Jan 1) TOURS ESCORTED BY STEVE KOTCH REST ROOM AIR CONDITIONED "AQUIIA" Book Now Limited number of available. NORTHERN BUS TOURS LiTHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-3536 Oil talk bumps JBL cost debating PETER LLOVI) OTTAWA iCP) New directions lor a national oil policy bumped living costs out ol the Commons spotlight Fri- day but the Conservatives gave notice Uiev will haul out the inflation issue lor debate again Monday sitting almost until daw n Frida tor an emergencv debate on rising living costs, the Commons turned its attention to oil and the Canada Pension Plan in an afternoon session Notice ol the Conservatives' intention to launch another lood prices debate came when .lames McGrath (St John's East i told the House he will move concurrence in the se- cond report ol the special commons committee on food prices Mr McGrath said Fndav his concurrence motion mere- K is a device to open debate on the government s lood price policies M e a n w h 11 e E n e r g Minister Donald Macdonald dec lined to tell the Commons whether Alberta will share in the revenue produced bv the new export tax on crude oil sold to the United States The matter will be discussed with next month, he told T C Douglas i NDP Nanaimo-Cowichan- The Islands i Mr Macdonald said the tax eventually could be re- placed by an oil marketing board The tax option had been chosen foi now because it is easier to implement SECT DEFENDED S e c o n (1 r e a d i n g d e ba t e continued in the Commons on a bill to exempt certain i el i giou s grou ps I rom contributing to the Canada Pension Plan iCPPi Heath M a c q u a r r i e i PC Ihilsboniugh! said the llulleriles. one ot the sects allecled by the bill, are the I most ol Canadians His comment came 24 flours allei follow Conservative Jack llorner iCrowlool) said llutlerites are not good and should not be ex- empted Irom the plan Max Salts m a n said Okl- 01 dor Mennonites are opposed to lorrn ol insurance but do not object to the merits have volunteered to the icquned amount m chan- or toieign aid it are not lorcod to join the plan In Ih e Se n a t e Frid a routine assent was given to inoiease the basic old age pension lor a single person to a month from effective Oct 1 II W seeks When is a fund-raising goal not a fund-raising goal0 When the directors of the Lethbiidge United Wav cam- paign it isn't Last United Wav directors didn't set a goal lor their 1972 campaign and rais- ed 7 5 per cent more money than was raised in 1971 For the 73 campaign, direc- tors are hoping that it thev don t set a goal, thev will be successful in raising about or 7 per cent more than last year. The United Way drive begins Sept 24. with a can- vasser training session scheduled tor Sept 19 at 9 p m in the Red Ci oss building. 1120 7th Avc S Ao J'ish I ale Morris Lobe of Glaslyn, Sask.. will have little trou- ble convincing the folks back home about the tuna he caught off Prince Edward Island. He sent the fish, measuring nine feet long and weighing 806 pounds, to an Ed- monton taxidermist for mounting. urgiars seeking new trial ,APi The loin Cuban-born Watergate bin gla i s t w ere deeoned into pleading guilty to protect what they thought wore national security opoiations and have asked for what the government would do il the workers reluse to go back to work REPORT EXPECTED Mi Barrett said Mr Smeale could have an interim iepoi I uithm 14 days. whether he. would consider intervening personal- K in the dispute. Mr. King said he does not believe it is proper lor politicians to enter inli) negotiations. Fiank Oberle. Member of I' a i 11 a m e n t lor Prince George Peace River, said Fri- day the B C government should act immediately to end tin1 strike He said the railway is too important lor BC to be shut down by a lengthy strike (J L Draeseke. president of the Council ot Forest In- dustries, said a strike ol more Hum a week could shut down neai K everv sawmill along Hie BCR line This would mean the layoff ol more than employees ,nid the production loss would be m the neighborhood ol 2 million a (lav. he said LEARN MORE ABOUT Non-Denominational Christianity BIBLE PREACHING byBILLMcCUISTEN of Maple Ridge, B.C. SEPT. 16 through 23 CHURCH OF CHRIST Corner of 21st Ave. and 28th St. South Lethbridge Monday through Sat at 7 30 p m Sundays at 10 a m and 6pm QUESTIONS and COMMENTS welcomed 328-0972 328-0855 ;