Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Low tonight mid-20s Highs Thurs. near 50. The lethbridge Herald VOL. LXV No. 244 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS 48 PAGES Big hockey series may end in dispute I! TJv .1 "'.I 'H, WARM WEATHER NEEDED IF Ihe present weather conditions persist, farmers in Alberta hovs to say goodbye to top quality. More than 50 per cent of the harvest is lying in swalhes under two lo five inches of snow, sim- ilar 1o this field south of tethbridge. Warm west winds will be needed to melt the snow and dry Ihe grain sufficiently to allow harvest to continue. Shrunken and bleached kernels and weathered swalhes ore being reported -from most districts in the province. Trudeau: too early lo talk farm aid "way faces By MICHAEL STERN New York Times Service OSLO Norwegians today faced a whole range of critical economic and as the result of their decision to reject, membersliip in the European Economic Community. On the day after a two-day referendum which pro- duced a majority of 03.3 per cent to 46.1 per cent Hgainst the union with Common Market countries there were these developments: Premier Trygve Bratlcll announced thai he and his Labor government would resign next week, leaving the country's shattered political structure leaderless. A bid for early negotiation on a trade agreement that would reopen the door Norway slammed on Eu- rope to her industrial exports was rejected by the EEC commission in Brussels. Norway was told there was no chance of talks until next year, by which time Britain, one of her best customers, will have entered the market and been cut off by tiie community's com- mon external tariff. Fears mounting Fears were mounting that the strong anti-European vote would loosen Norway's defence and security ties lo the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and move her toward the neutralists position of her neighbor, Sweden. Speaking at a meeting of the Textile Workers Union in Oslo, Bratteli said the no vole meant that the kind of co-operation Norway liad enjoyed with western Eu- ropean democracies for the past 23 years probably could not continue. "We now face a very difficult arid uncertain pe- he said. R. Roem Nielsen, deputy director of the Federa- tion of Norwegian industries, sa'.d of the vote: "The country has lost a great opportunity. Now we will have to live with a great many uncertainties, and with much smaller prospects for economic expansion. Business- men are going to find it very difficult to make in- vestment plans." The stock market took the same view, Sliare values fell shavply on the exchange, with the export-oriented industries aluminum ferro alloys, shipbuilding and wood and paper the decline. Businessmen believe that rejection of Common Mar- ket membership will give a decisive check to the Norwegian economy. The enlarged EEC that is, the six original members, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, West Germany and France, and the three others who agreed to join in January, Britain, Ireland and Denmark take G5 per cent of Norway's exports. Where Norway will find markets for these goods once they are excluded by tariffs is not known. One possibility is a Scandinavian economic union that would join Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. Twice negotiations for such a union broke down because of Norway's and Denmark's interests in EEC membership. But now that Norway is out and Denmark may reject the EEC in her own referendum next Monday, prospects for the so-called NORDEK Union are again being assayed. Formation of such a union would be highly satis- factory to the Conservative Nationalists and Pan-Scan- dinavians who were significant factors hi the coalition Ihat defeated the Common Market treaty. It also would please the left-wing Unionists wlio campaigned lor a break with the capitalist countries of western Europe and who held lip Sweden's neutral foreign policy as a model for Norway. Arne Haugestad, the 37-year-old lawyer who was the architect of the anti-market coalition, expressed quiet s.-.iisfacticn with tho vc'.e. He said "the people made an historic victory for Nonvay and for dem- ocracy." CALGARY (CP) It is too early to say whether Uie fed- eral government will com- pensate prairie farmers for crop damage suffered in last weekend's snowstorm, Prime Minister Trudeau said Tuesday Eight. Early reports say the snow- fall caused damage estimated Et million. Speaking at a Liberal party rally attended by about 5.500 persons at the Stampede Cor- ral, Mr. Trudeau said Ottawa paid compensation only when crop failures -reached disaster prooortions. "When the failure can handled locally or the federal government does not step in." He said Ottawa has agreed (o intervene in a failure of Ontario crops when the loss reaches an agreed amount. In the Ontario case farmers were liit by an early frost, then rain and hail. The two situations could not be compared, he said. ALBERTA SEEKS AID At Edmonton, Alberta plans to seek federal financial aid for farmers whose crops were snowed under early this week, Hugh Horner, the province's agriculture minister, said Tues- day. Ottawa had provided aid to Quebec and Ontario and "Al- berta is looking for similar aid when more concrete figures arc available on the Dr. Horner said in an inter- view. Also, the federal government would be asked to remove lim- its oil cash cdvandes, and to make advances on unthreshed grain. Alberta would pursue its re- quests "very quickly" unless there was a break in -veath- er. in row swin MANILA (AP) Two pro- vincial mayors, two councillors and the son of a man who wants the Philippines to ba- come a United States state were among persons appre- Iwnded today as Philippine armed forces continued their sweep against persons said to bs subversives, Information Secretary Francisco Talad said. At least seven more persons have been detained, including Amando Doronilla, editor of the Manila Chronicle, and one of the paper's columnists, Ernesto Granada. As of Tuesday, 92 persons were In custody under the sweeping order that President Ferdinand Marcos issued in as- suming the power to arrest criminals and anyone declared a subversive. Those arrested included An- tonio Hufino whose father ts leader the movement that wants the Philippines to be- come the 51st American state. CALLED WARLORD The young Rufino was ac- nised of being a gang leader and warlord. The mayor of Caloocan City and two of his councillors were arrested, as was the mayor ot Mariveles City, who was ac- cused of smuggling, Tatad said. Tatad said the army's drive against warlords was in- tensifying. Raids have been made on the homes of former Gov. Cameling Crisologo of Ilocos Sur and liis son. To date, the army's drive to disarm Filipinos has netted 200 firearms of various kinds and rounds of ammuni- tion. get grants EDMONTON (CP) Metis and non-status Indian organ- izations in the four western provinces will receive mil- lion in grants this winter for emergency repair and renova- tion of houses in rural commu- nities. Ren Basford, minister responsible for Central Mort- gage and Housing Corp., an- r.cunced today. 'We had to release them, we're running out of room.'. Mr. Easford, at a news con- ference, said the "winter warmth" program, started in 1971, is not an answer to all housing problems, but will up- grade some housing which is "very bad." The Metis Association of Al- berta, Saskatchewan Metis Society and Manitoba Metis Federation will each receive while the British Co- lumbia Association of non- status Indians will get The grants were based on sub- missions by the organizations. Mr. Basford said experience from last year's pro- gram will mean Uiat "a greater proportion of the work to be un- dertaken this year could be of longer-term value." He estimated that with addi- tional assistance from the cal Initiatives Program, about dwellings could be re- paired and renovated this year. The repair program helps Metis, and non-status Indians develop technical and manage- rial skills, Mr. Easford said. He added the timing of the an- nouncement was not connected with the Oct. 30 federal elec- tion. By BRUCE LEVETT Canadian Press Sports Editor MOSCOW (CP) A dispute over referees erupted between Team Canada and Soviet hocky officials today. One Ca- nadian spokesman said: "It looks serious, there could be no eighth game." Canada and Russia are tied 3-3 in victories with one game tied and the final game in the series set for Thursday night. Canadian coach Harry Sinden called "an important news con- ference" hut later cancelled it, sanding word that the Russian negotiators were discussing the problem among themselves and further word might be forth- coming during the evening. The problem came up slighlly before lunch time, when Sin- den, assistant coach John Fer- guson and director Alan Eagle- son were called to a meeting with Russian officials. Kirill Romanski, vice-presi- dent of the Soviet Ice Hockey Federation, and coaches Vsevo- !od Bobrov and Boris Kulagin were Ihe Russian negotiators. Andrei Starovoitov, president of the Russian association, was in Vienna for an international meeting. Gary Smith of the Canadian embassy was interpreter. Eagleson said the Canadians made their position they will not accept two West German referees for the crucial final left the Rus- sians to make up their minds. It was expected a news con- ference would be called either late tonight or early Thursday to announce a conclusion. Speculation here was that tha situation would be resolved by a compromise with one of the West German referees working with one of the other pair. The West Germans, who came under severe criticism for their handling of .Ihe sixth game of the series here Sun- day, are Joset Kompalla and Franz Baader. The' other pair, who kept Tuesday's seventh game well in hand, were Uve Dahlberg of Ssredcn and Rudolph Balja of Czechoslovakia. Joe Kryczka, president of tha Canadian Amateur Hockey As- sociation, sketched Uie back- ground. "Two days ago we reached agreement 'with the Russians that Uve Dalberg and Rudy Batja would work the seventh and eighth games. DISPUTE ARRANGEMENT "Now the Russians say they agreed only for the seventh game. They now insist on the two West Germans and there's no way we'll accept them. It looks serious. There could be no eighth game." Under the original system, Canada and Russia alternated in the choice of referees. Under this rotation, Russia had tha choice for the eighth game. After Sunday's game, worked by the two West Germans, Jo- sef Kompalla and Franz Baa- der, the Canadians called the referees "incompetent" and asked they not be assigned to any more games. Later the Canadians an- nounced that the Russians had agreed. When the Russians were reneging reached t h e scoring leader Phil Esposito, he said: "We might just as well quit right now. If this happens I hope they don't even put me on the ice. We might as well give up and let Russians have it if those guys work." Paul Henderson, leading the tournament in goals scored with six, said: "I don't often get upset but Oie last game they worked I nearly popped one of them." Firecracker sale banned OTTAWA (CP) Enevgy Minister Donald Macdonald announced today he has banned the sale of crackers to the general pub- lic. The minister said the ban, effective immediately, will restrict the use of fire- crackers lo persons licensed to USD display fireworks un- der new conditions that will he implemented in the next few months. The changes will be made by tightening regulations ap- plying to fireworks under the Canada Explosives Act. Fireworks distributors will be authorized to sell display fireworks only to persons holding "a permit of com- petency" issued by the de- partment, Mr. Macdonald said in a news release. The new regul ation s will stipulate guidelines for set- tJ ng oft fireworks d isplays and the department will in- troduce training courses and examinations for those apply- ing for permits. SPARKLERS RESTRICTED The ban, as well as out- lawing the sale of common noise-making firecrackers to the public, will also restrict the sale of less hazardous types such as sparklers and roman candles to persons 18 years of ago or over. Macdonald said the changes follow several months of study in, which rep- resentations from many pri- vate and public groups wera considered. He noted that regulations already have been imposed by some municipal govern- ments but said these have been ineffective because they have not applied universally. The news release advised "anyone with supplies of Chi- nese firecrackers on hand" to return them to the supplier. Peace Prize yiolence won't be awarded during talks OSLO (AP) The Norwe- gian Nobel Prize committee an- nounced today it lias decided nol to award a Peace Prize this year. This Is the 19th omission the prizes started in ISM. The 1971 Peace Prize went to Willy Brandt, chancellor ol West Germany, the prize was last omitted in 1967. A Nobel Committee spokes- man gave no official reason for this year's decision. The prize money, approximately will be kept in the Nobel fund. on the move KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) A Ugandan military spokesman said late .Tuesday that a large convoy of vehicles carying Tanzanian troops had been spotted moving through north- ern Tanzania towards the Ugandan border villages ot Ulutukula and Nikagati. He added, in a statement broadcast by the government radio here, that boats "sus- pected to be carrying tad also been seen heading Cor the eastern Ugandan town of Tororo from Musoma, on tho southern shore of Lake Vic- toria. The spokesman warned: "II this is another planned provo- cation by Tanzania, the Uganda government should not bo blamed for any repercussions that might come as a result of the movement of troops from Tanzania towards Uganda." Less than 12 hours earlier the spokesman had claimed that India, Zambia and Tanzania were collaborating to plan a new attack on Uganda. He said that the coming visit of India's President V. V. Giri to Tan- zania and Zambia was to pre- pare for this invasion. In Dar es Salaam, a Tan- 7anian spokesman today denied the latest Ugandan assertions. BELFAST (AP) Guerrillas battled with British troops to- day while Northern Ireland's politicians planned to -argue ever who will control security iu Ulster. Troops said they hit two gun- men in a Shootout in a Boman Catholic district of Belfast. One ot the gunmen was believed to have died, but there was no of- ficial confirmation. A 100-pound bomb exploded outside a Catholic club in an- other section of Belfast Tues- day night. Twenty-seven per- sons were injured. Six were taken to hospital. They included a six-months-old baby slashed by flying glass and a man re- ported in critical condition. Earlier, a British soldier wounded by snipers during the weekend died in hospital, tha 89th trooper killed in Ulster this year. His death raised Northern Ireland's three-year lataliiy toll to 574. Meanwhile, the Brilish or- dered a battalion of paratroops back to England. Two mpra units are expected to be with- drawn in the next few weeks. Since the army, with a record troops in Ulster invaded Irish Republican Army strong- holds July 31, the British have withdrawn more than troops. This will reach about 200 by the end of October. In the northern England town of Darlington, the British ad- ministrator in Ulster, William Whitelaw, was scheduled to hold the third and last day of talks with some of the prov- ince's politicians. Tuesday they met In secret session at the heavily guarded Europa Lodge Hotel lo discubs the key issue of who will con- trol security forces when Brit- ain ends its direct rule from London next spring and re- stoves the Ulster Parliament it suspended in March. That issue again will be de- bated today. Whitelaw, an ac- knowledged master of con- sensus politics, was believed to have guided the conference to- ward a compromise over ex- actly what will be controlled by London and the provincial gov- ernment at Stormont. But no details were known. Brian Faulkner, former Ul- ster prime minister and leade? of the rightist Protestant Unipji- ist party, wants full power re- stored to Stormont, which his party dominated. and Thuy following UiSrf dis- cussions Tuesday, raised hopes that a breakthrough may be in the offing. Tho stumbling block in nego- tiations has been who shall be in power in Saigon after the United States finally ends Its involvement in the war. 1 Snow in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) Muscovites got an early taste of winter Tuesday night as the first snows fell on the Soviet capi- days before winter was officially due. Kissinger holds vital war PARTS (Reuler) Henry Kissinger, President Kixon's foreign policy adviser, went Into a second straight day of vi- tal talks with North Vietnamese negotiators today, aimed at set- tling the Vietnam conflict be- fore U.S. presidential elections in November.'. Kissinger was scheduled to meet with Hanoi politburo member Le Due Tho and Xuan Thuy, leader of North Viet- nam's delegation to the Paris peace talks on Vietnam, for the I9th round of their private ne- gotiations. Although well-Informed! sources said Tuesday that Kis- singer was making an all-out effort lo reach a settlement of the war before the November elections, there was absolutely no indication whether progress was being made. But the announcem' l. that Kissinger was stayin- ever in Paris for more talk-; v.ilh Tho Seen and heard About town TX3RMER planning director Erwln Aflnerley return- ing from Bermuda to pay his overdue utility bill and .get- ting a ticket on his parked car BUI Helton misinter- preting a Chinese friend's statement "I'll bring a moon cake to your house tonight" as "What? You are bringing a monkey to my house t o- Turner: monetary disaster averted WASHINGTON (CP) Fi- nance Minister John Turner of Canada told the International Monetary Fund annual meeting today that while the world mon- etary system "stood on tho brink of disaster" a year ago that disaster has been averted and "the stage is set for or- derly progress in monetary re- form." Tire task ahead is "com- plicated and requir- ing time and constructive co- operation of all 124 member countries, Turner said. Tiic "constructive" speech by U.S. Treasury Secretary George Shultz Tuesday out- lining major proposals for re- form "will be most helpful in this regard." Turner tender! to side with the U.S. in its some European that trade matters be linked lo monetary reform, telling the IMF meeting that "trade End monetary questions arft Inter- relaled and at some stage will need lo be examined together." TO TRADE What is important in Can- ada's view, he said, "is that tho forces of protectionism aro turned back end that barriers to and others- should not obstruct the forces making for -adjustment of pay- ments imbalances." On the other hand, he reiter- ated bis support tha re- ported growing consensus among IMF members that in- ternational liquidity should no longer depend so heavily on the U.S. dollar as tha major world reserve currency. They would like to phase out gold and dol- lars in favor of Special Draw- Ing so-called "pa- per gold" created by IMF. Shultz, to the surprise of some delegates, agreed to that luality in his proposals Tues- day.