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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THH IETHBRIDOE HERAID Monday, September 18, Lewis election target of other party leaders By TUK CANADIAN I'HGSS The New Democratic Parly found itself under ti7c from all three other inajor political party leaders as the second quarter of the Oct. "0 federal election campaign got under way during the weekend. Primo Minister TTudeatl and Social Credit Leader Real Caouelte spoke out for tiie first time on charges by New Demo- crat Leader David Lewis of corporate ripoff. On a Halifax open-Una radio p r o gr am Saturday, Mr. Trudeau said Mr. Lewis is us- ing statistics that deal with time before lax loopholes were plugged by federal legislation. He referred Indirectly to NDP charges as a bum explanation. In Calgary, Mr. Caoucttc said the same day that "Lewis vents to get these corporations down, but that won't improve the conditions of the working man." Conservative Leader Kobcrt Stcnliekl, on a tour of southern Saskatchewan Saturday, urged voters not to waste ballots on the NDP. He said the coming election will be a crucial one and only the Conservatives can overthrow the Liheral govern- ment. Police on alert after bomb scare From SYDNEY, Australia (CP) Police and emergency squads were on full-scale alert today after an anonymous caller said a bomb had been placed on the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the city's main arterial link. For the first lime in its 50- year history, all motor ve- hicles, trams and pedestrians were stopped from using the bridge, which spans the harbor linking the city with tho north- ern suburbs. Police rescue squad checked nil positions on the bridge where a bomb could have been placed, but found nothing and traffic over the bridge later re- sumed. Walsh farmer Tories choice MEDICINE HAT (CP) Bert Hargrave, president of the Canadian Cattlemen's Associa- tion, was nominated Saturday night by the Progressive Con- servatives to contest the Oct. 30 federal election in the Med- icine Hat constituency. Mr. Hargrave, a 55-year-old fanner from Walsh, defeated John Stanley, president of the Federal Constituency Associa- tion in Medicine Hat, and Geo- rge Thacker, a farmer from Bow Island. Details of the vote were not announced. Mr. Hargrave will oppose Ag- riculture Minister H. A. Olson of the Liberal party who held the seat at dissolution and NDP can did ae Lewis Toole. The So- cial Credit Party has not yet nominated a candidate. Mr. Hargrave, a persona! friend and long-time politica' ally of Mr. Olson, bolted the Liberal parly to gain the nom- ination. Police made pre-dawn raids today lians on the homes of Croa- in Australia's biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, amid a wave of bomb warn- ings. Police were hunting for the terrorists who bombed two Yu- goslav travel agencies in down- town Sydney Saturday morning. Sixteen persons were injured, two seriously, in the blasts. DETAIN SEVERAL A police spokesman said sev- eral persons were detained for questioning. Police are seeking young woman in connection vith Saturday's explosions. In Canberra, a fire bomb was 'ound outside the Croatian soc- cer club. The bomb was taken away by police after the club was evacuated. Later a domes- ic air terminal at the Canberra lirport was cleared after n telephone caller told police a bomb had been planted in the Building. Police made a thor- augh search but found nc bomb. The Spanish embassy in Can- berra told police it had re- ceived threatening telephone calls. An embassy spokesman told police a caller demanded the release of nine Croatians being held in Madrid following the hijacking of a Scandinavian airliner in Stockholm. Mr. Lewis, in a Sydney N.S. speech Saturday, replied to Primo Minister Trudeau, say- Ing tax loopholes will not be closed until 1977 under existing legislation. He declared that at least million a year In in- terest could be obtained from the billion owed by corpo- rations in tax determents and asked, "what could Cape Bre- ton do with He also struck at a key part of the Liberal election platform by charging in a Halifax Inter- view that Mr. Trudeau is help- ing Quebec separatists by mak- ing them appear more impor- tant than they arc. Mr. Trudeau campaigned Sat- urday in Halifax, Dartmouth and Sydney, N.S., Charlotte- town and Montague, P.E.I., while Mr. Stanfield spent Satur- day in Regina, Qu'Appelle, In- dian Mead and Weyburn, Sask. Both rested Sunday. Mr. Lewis visited Halifax and Sydney Salurday, then spent Monday in private talks with NDP leaders in Montreal. Mr. Caouette attended the Al- berta Social Credit convenlion in Calgary Salurday, then trav- elled to Shawinigan, Que., lor the official opening of his Que- bec campaign. TIIUDEAU IN OTTAWA Today, Mr. Trudeau remains in Ottawa, Mr. Slanfield spends most of the day in Vicloria, Mr. Lewis was to he on an opeit-line radio program on CKVL, Mon- treal, at a.m. and leaves for Regina in the afternoon. HOME OWNERS Why Home owners not use the Equity in Your Home? What is Equity? How much is your home worth? Deduct Equity Equity is the Cash You have invested in your home! Equity is good for Cash at fm FARMERS MERCHANT TRUST CO LTD. Heath tours old shrine TOKYO (AP) Prime Min- ister Edward Heath of Britain, sightseeing before talks with Japanese leaders, had trouble with small slippers but plunged enthusiaslically into touring, an old shrine in Ihe mountain re- sort of Nikko Sunday. Following custom, Heath shed his shoes before entering the 30 0-year-old Toshogu Shrine, but found Japanese-size weren't easy to put on. Heath had a box lunch and seer aboard the modern elec- tric train that carried him to and took tea Japanese- style in the shrine. Then he re- lurned to a dinner given by Foreign Minister Masayoshi Ohira in 'a restaurant in kiji, site of Tokyo's giant fish market. Mr. Caouette travels to Winni- peg. On the Halifax open-line ra- dio program Saturday Mr. Trucleau said some mistakes have been made in awarding regional economic expansionf grants but that the program helps bring equality to all parts of Canada. On tax benefits to corpo- rations, he noted that profits made by many corporations are sent out to shareholders as dividends and then taxed. The prime minister also said that if any section of Canada did not want federal grants, other sections like eastern Que- bec could use the money. WORK SAME AREA Although Mr. Lewis was In Halifax and Sydney the same day 'as Mr. Trudeau, their paths did not cross. The New Democrat leader went on hand-shaking tour of a poorer part of Mr. Stanfield's riding before going on to a rally at Sydney. Ho drew roaring applause there from a standing roonv only crowd of 500 in the Cape Breton steel centre. Mr. Lewis attacked the department of re- gional economic expansion as dismal failure and a Liberal pork barrel. Mr. Stanfield concentrated on describing Conservative agri- culture policy to his audiences in Saskatchewan. The policy unveiled Friday, Includes in- creased prices for grain, with a minimum price of bushel for top-grade whea compared with the curreni price. Other agriculture planks are better grain-handling facilities Weekend mishaps claim 12 lives Dy THE CANADIAN PRESS Nino persons killed in a two- car collision Sunday near Gunn, Alia., were among 15 persons who died during Hie weekend in accidents across the prairies. CAMPAIGN CONTRAST Prime Minister Trudeau was confronted by autogroph seekers and demonstrators while visiting a shopping centre in Dartmouth, Satur- day during his campaign for the Oct. 30 federal election. (CP Wirepholo) and loans and tax benefits for Earners. Voter allowed to show unemployed as occupation OTTAWA (CP) Chief Elec- toral Officer Jean-Marc Hamel said Saturday that voters may list their occupation as unem- ployed on electoral roles. The ruling came on the last Hay of enumeration for the Oct. 30 federal election. Mr. Hamel said the only way a person could have his occupation list- ing changed now would he to go through the court of revision. Mr. Ilamel's decision came after complaints from Frank M c G e e Progressive Con- servative candidate in Ontario constituency. CIC end first policy meet with vague campaign plans NATO forces engage in mock battle TROMSO, Norway (Renter) NATO's Firo Brigade forces went into action within the Ar- ctic Circle today to beal back n mock pre-dawn Invasion of northern Norway from the east. Four thousand Norwegian troops, representing Russian Orange, forces, made three am- phibious landings from gun- boats and assault craft, Backed up by ground forces and simu- lated air raids in this sparsely- populated region which is NATO's vital and vulnerable, northern flank. Striking over fjords and through mountain passes in the rain-lashed, forbidding coun tryside, the attackers' aim wai to capture airfields at Ttomsc and Bardufoss and cut off the defending Blue forces from the sea. Countering the assault wer about Norwegians anc about troops of the NATC Fire Mobil Force fast-movin emergency army of units froi Canada, Britain, Belgium, Wes Germany, Italy, Luxembour and the United States. The land "battle" is a foca point in the big NATO exercis code-named Strong Express de- signed to show the Soviet Unio and its allies that the Wester alliance can meet any aggre sion, particularly on the remot northern flank. A Canadian Press survey om 6 p.m. Friday to mid- ight Sunday night, local mes, showed 12 fatalilies in Iberia and three in Saskatch- wan, all on the highways. No atalilies wera reported in fanitoba. Three of the victims of the ccident near Gunn, 45 miles orthwest of Edmonton, were rom Edmonton and in one car. he six victims in the other ar were from the Glcnevis In- ian Reserve near Gunn. Cecil Buttrey, 27, was driver f the Edmonton car. The other lersons in the car were Gerrit Jalesloot, 47, and Ellsworth Buttrey, who turned 36 the day if the accident. Driver of the other vehicle fas Glen Stewart Paul, 18. Other victims were Allen Mur- ihy Kootenayhoo, 19, Brenda 'oan Paul, 15, Pat Pctwaysin, 5, Isaacs Hoses Petswaysin, 21, and Sharon Vicky Cootnay, 1C. The accident occurred about a.m. Stephen Andruchow, 17, of Edmonton died in hospital Sun- day following a collision be- .ween his motorcycle and a car on the south side of the V. Rose Trollier, 35, died Sat- urday night when she was hit by a car on Highway 28 near Lhe northeastern Alberta com- munity of St. Paul. Zenon Adair, 17, of Mameo Beach, Alta. was killed Friday night in a single vehicle acci- dent on Highway 13, two miles west of Camrosc, Alta. Nominated MONTREAL (CP) Janet Hurley, Quebec's only woman mayor, was nominated Pro- gressive Conservative candi- date in the riding of Vaudreull- Soulanges Sunday night. Mrs. Hurley has been mayor of suburban Pincourt since 1070. EDMONTON (CP) The bnimittee for an Independent formed early in 1970 to live dissalisfied nationalists a mited voice, concluded its first policy conference Sunday with iot much more accomplished han an airing protests and a vogue campaign program for the Oct. 30 federal election. Some 150 delegates spent Wt days debating more than a dozen policy proposals, but they became bogged down in proce- dural wrangling. An official policy statement, Govt. criticized by monarchists "We will show whatever Ih electors ask us to show except that we will Iry to explain to them that unemployed is not an said Mr. Hamel in a telephone interview. "The law doesn't define the word occupation so the only thing we can tell the enumera- tors is that if the electors insist or demand to be shown as unemployed, well then, let's put it he said. Mr. Hamel said the Ontario riding was the only con- stituency where the question had come up. TORONTO (CP) The fed- eral government has again jecn accused of downgrading the monarchy. The lalest attack came Satur- day from tho Monarchist League of Canada, whose presi- dent, John Aimers, 20, of Mon- treal, said the words "Domin- ion of" were being scratched off ballot boxes. Mr. Aimers told a news con- ference this chore had been about half completed when work had to be stopped so the boxes could be sent out in read- iness for next month's federal general election. "Dominion is a very proud Canadian word. It was chosen by Canadians; it was chosen for Canadians. "The government has no right to stop using that for the Teacher wins Tory nomination GOLDEN, B.C. (CP) The Okanagan Kootenay Progros sive Conservative Association Sunday nominated a former Social Credit MP to contest the riding in the Oct. 30 federa election. Howard Johnson, 44, a Salm on Arm school teacher was nominated by acclamation b 60 delegates to the convention tyle of Canada until the SNA ,ct is amended." Mr. Aimers also criticized Ihe :BC which, he said, limited overage of the visit of Queen SUzabeth and Princess Anne to he British Columbia centennial p one minute on the CBC na- onal lelevision news. Mr. Aimers was in Toronto Decause of a power struggle go- ng on within his group. He re- placed the executive of the To- onto branch, which, he said, efused to hold programs or re- mit to him the membership dues it collected. The allegations were denied jy members of the executive rfio said Mr. Aimers had vasled money, not maintained proper financial controls, and :reated a lot of tiny branches whose chairmen gave Mr. Ai- mers control over tho nations: executive. They said he has set up enough two-, three-and four- man branches around the coun :ry, with friends in control ol each, to keep control of the na :ional executive after Mr. Ai mcrs's term as president ex pires at the end of this month. The new chairman of the To- ronto branch is Thomas Wardle You can take a WHITE HORSE Whisky BOTTl-ED IN SCOTLAND WHITE ozi mrRS u 2ri U3 toma n t Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by While Horse Distillers Lid Scoilanc. Jr., son of a Conservative member of the legislature. however, Is expected within a week or so from CIC headquar- ters in Toronto. Most of the major policy pro- posals, a collection of paper weighing 'pounds', were aimed at g'iving Canadians con- trol of their own economic and social destinies. Commillce Chairman Edwin A. Goodman, a Toronto lawyer and former national chairman of the federal Progressive Con- servative party, said Sunday hat although few of the policy iroposals were formally voted m as resolutions, there was title argument about the non- oartisan group's basic goals. APF.HS STUDIED The policy papers sludied during a number of simulta- neous workshops included rec- ommendations that: com- panies in Canada become Cana- dian-controlled both from a shareholders' and adminis- Iralivo point of view. Canadian dollar be de- valued to 85 cents to permit a [lexible rate of exchange. privileges cerae for re- sources-based industry. end their domi- nation of Canadian trade unions through "internationals." administrative officers in tmivB-silies be Canadians. content be in- creased at all levels of educa- tion, and in films, television, theatre and all forms of art. Canadian publishing agency be established to make low-inleresl federal government loans to publishers. immediate moratorium he placed on the sale or lease of private land to aliens pend- ing formulation of legislation to this effect. national energy policy Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II L Prc 43 43 42 .04 .03 .18 .22 .36 Lcthbridge...... 03 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat 61 60 55 49 47 51 65 65 50 59 61 51 52 62 84 81 82 St. John's........ CO Halifax.......... 6G Charlottetown 72 New Yo-k .......92 Fredericlon ......72 Los Angeles...... 71 Las Vegas....... 09 Phoenix........100 Rome.........73 Paris ..........63 London Berlin..... Amsterdam Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary...... Victoria Penlicton Prince George Kamloops..... Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg...... Toronto...... Ottawa Montreal 57 57 29 36 31 35 37 35 25 39 43 37 42 48 54 51 54 50 58 50 73 54 63 70 79 50 52 52 46 41 MOSCOW........ 59 54 Stockholm 61 40 Tokyo..........80 68 FORECAST: Lcthbridge Medicine Hal- Calgary Regions Today: Cloudy. Afternoon sunny periods. Highs 65 60. In- creasing evening cloudiness and a few showers overnight. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and a few afternoon showers. Lowi 35-30: highs 55-60. Columbia Kootenay Region- Today nnd Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a few showers. Risk isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Remaining very cool! Highs both .days in the mid fifties in the Columbia area and 60 to 65 in the Koole- nays. Lows lonight 35 to 45. MONTANA East ef Continental Divide- Partly cloudy and mild today through Tuesday. Few showers over the mountains both days. Highs both days 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. West of Continental Dividc- Variable cloudiness with widely scattered showers today and Tuesday. Little temperature change. Highs both days 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. rather than a continental one be developed. University of Lethbridge "GENESIS 72" Friday, Sept. 22 p.m. a.m. Physical Education nnd Fine Arts Bldg. 2 BIG Boogie Band" BANDS "Billie N'chol" Also featuring folk singers Bonnie Jean and Denise Dobek TICKETS EACH On sale at Doug's Music and Sports, Marcel's Smoke Shop, lelsierj Music, Muticland, and Statutory Grape., Also available from 31 South Alberta Outlets. We have been appointed full time dealers for FORNEY WELDING SUPPLIES GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. All highways In the Loth, bridge disrtict are bare ana dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours; Carway 7 a.m. to p.m.; Dei Bonita 9 a.m. to fi p.m.; liooicville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C.; 24 hours; Porihill Uykcrts fi a.m. to midnight; Chief Alounlain closed; Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;