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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, September 24, 1973 News in brief McGovern won't run WASHINGTON (AP) Senator George McGovern Dem S D said Saturday he won t make another bid for the presidency in 1976 McGovern issued a state- ment saying has made no plans to run in 1976 and, in a subsequent interview, said the statement was intended to rule out any 1976 bid I'm not going to the South Dakota Democrat said Popularity decreasing AUCKLAND New Zealand The weeKend edition of the newspaper Auckland Star bavs a poll has indicated that most Aucklanders do not care whether they see Britain s Queen and other members of the Royal Poet dies at 69 SANTIAGO (Reuter) Pablo Neruda 69 the Chilean poet who won the Nobel Prize tor literature in 1971 died of cancel Sunday Neruda a Communibt was a tormer senator in the Family when they visit New Zealand next January The poll showed only 45 per cent said they were interested enough in the monarchy to travel more than five miles to see the Queen And almost half of those questioned said they wanted the British monarchy abolished Chilean Congress and an am- bassador to France His death came only 12 days alter that of his friend Presi dent Salvador Allende whose left wing government was top- pled bv the Sept 11 military coup Confidential Indian files recovered Family of 6 asphyxiated At least 49 persons, including a family of six who were asphyxiated by carbon monoxide gas in their cottage in Quebec were killed in weekend accidents across Canada All but 12 died on the highways Fumes from a charcoal burner left burning to heat the cottage of Mr and Mrs Ray- mond Lafrance at St Lambert de Levis killed the couple and their four children ranging in age from four to 13 The accident occurred Satur- day in the community 15 miles south of Quebec City A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press showed that 37 persons died on the highways three were drowned two burned to death and seven died of other causes The survey was taken from 6pm Friday local times to midnight Sunday night The weekend traffic toll coupled with 54 highway deaths from Monday to Friday brings the unofficial count in Canada so far this year to 2 602 loan program Poor countries aid Missing planes sought VICTORIA (CP) Cana dian Forces and civilian air- craft are searching for two planes one of them a Cana chan Forces tracker with a four-man crew missing for several days in north central BC The tracker failed to turn up at Pat Bay airport here Thuis-. dav after searching for the other missing plane a 26- old craft which dis appeared Tuesday on a flight from Quesnel B C to Terrace B C The crew members are Cac Larry Schaufele of Shearwater N S the pilot Capt Ted Bade and Sgt Sherman Pye, both of Dart- mouth N S and Capt John Scammel of Lower Sackville, NS The pilot of the other plane is Neil Carey of North Van- couver B C an experienced CP Air pilot who was deliver- ing the plane to a Prince Rupert man who had bought it earlier in Toledo Wash Wage contract ratified DP workers have ratified the con- tract negotiated last week be- tueen the No 3 US mtomaker and the United Workers clearing the for production to resume The UAW, in announcing the ratification Sunday said 48 of locals which have com pleted their votes endorsed the new three year contract while seven rejected it NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) World Bank President Robert McNamara announced today a five year billion lending program to help developing countries fight poverty and build economies But McNamara said the program clearly isn't enough, although it represents a percent increase in the bank s lending over the last five years and will finance projects Speaking to representatives of more than 100 countries at the opening of the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, McNamara call ed on the rich industrial countries to step up what he called acutely inadequate development assistance He said the poor countries will have to make reforms to make sure their peoples are helped McNamara said many Americans say domestic problems are so great they re- quire an exclusive claim on U S wealth But he said those persons are not aware of the absolute poverty plaguing developing countries The affluent countries are contributing about three tenths of one per cent of their economic output to develop ment assistance, far below the seven of one per cent sought bv the United Nations McNamara said TO AID FARMERS The Bank will focus its efforts on helpmg the poor farmer in developing countries he said He urged countries to set a goal of increased aid to small farmers so that Dy 1985 their agricultural output will be growing five per cent a year If this goal is met, they can double their annual output by the end of the century he said It is clear from the bank's studies that growth m most developing countries has aid- ed the 40 per cent of their peo- ple at the top of the income pyramid, McNamara said Few countries have made serious moves to correct this, he added Canada U.S. UNITED NATIONS (CP) Energy is on everybody s mind says External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp who is in New for a busy round of diplomacy in private and at the United Nations Sharp said on his arrival Sunday night that he expects to discuss energy issues with Henry Kissinger the new United States state secretary, when they meet Tuesday Although the U S has been rnhappv over some Canadian government decisions affecting expoit of oil to the J S Sharp said there is no FREDDIE'S Special Purchase Best Quality Benjamin Moore Barn Paint Shingle Paint Shingle Stain White, Green or Red Gallons Only Clearing at one low price UNSEED ALL EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINT Oil or Latex Base Gallons or Quarts White or Colors All at LOW CLEARANCE PRICES Special Per Gallon FREDDIE'S PAINTS rntUUILi U "Where Quality Sells for Less and Service is a Musi" 816 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-5540 Closed Saturday Afternoons sense of confrontation between the two countries He doesn't expect to en- counter such a feeling in his talks with Kissinger which will be of a getting-to knov you nature Kissinger was confirmed as state secretary bv the Senate Friday and sworn in Saturday Relations between Canada and the U S are Sharp said