Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
Wednlnfoy, September 39, 1971 _ THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD STRAW BOSS IN ACTION President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam uset a long slraw-like device to drink Montagnord ceremonial rice wine in Pleiku. The chief executive wears a typlcol Montagnard ceremonial shirt. In foreground is head of water buffalo usually kill- ed in the ceremony. NATO worried about tax plan OTTAWA (CP) Legislator from member-states of (he A lantic Alliance recorded the eoJXrem Tuesday over cons quences of President Nixon economic reform prop-am. A recommendation unan ir.ously adopted by the Nortl Atlantic Assembly called f recognition of "the dangers unilateral action in econom anrt monetary affairs, in parti ular the possibility of retail lory action." The recommendation is aime at the North Atlantic Counc policy-making arm of NAT1 Thn assembly serves as a lin. between NATO and the parli Swissair offer new fare rate NEIV YORK (AP) Swiss: has announced it will offer round-trip proup fare be- tween New York and Switzer land next year. With the announcemeni Swissuair became the fourtli North Atlantic carrier to dusre- g a r d the international Air Transport Association's d i s puled fare guidelines. Swissair's fare retrenchmen in the expanding airline pric war is expected to be cffectiv Feb. 1, subject to U.S. govern ment approval. The fare is based on an "affinity group" of 40 person travelling on the same plane From Boston the fare would be In addition, Swissair will offe a seven lo 21-day "group inclu sive tour" fare of for 10 o more persons travelling to gether with minimum land ar rangemenls of for the firs week, for lira weeks and S' a day thereafter Swissair said the fare filinE: are subject to revision nex April when the summer fan schedules are expected to be completed. U.S. to push its submarine missile system (AP) The United States Navy has decided to push ahead with an advanced submarine missile system, leav- ing out its immediate plans for a less-expensive improvement of the present Poseidon-Polar- is weapon. Pentagon sources say tlw navy once again is asking funds for further development of a 000-milc-ranuc missile which would operate from an entirely new class of submarine. Tliis system, will] twice tiro range of the present Poseidon- Polaris missiles, would cost on estimated billion to bil- lion. It is known as ULMS. which stands for undersea- launched missile system. ULMS has been a mnjor navy hope for Ilia future for scvcrnl years and limited amounts of money have been Included In defence budgets for preliminary work on it. FJIIST SYSTEM The first toown system for delivering wUcr to cities was built by the Phoenicians. ments of its members, but has no policy-making authority. Adoption of the recommenda- tion followed a vigorous debate and sombre -warnings about the possibility of an international trade war. A number of foreign delegates noted the especially sharp im- pact en Canada of President Nixon's decision to set He American dollar afloat, impose a 10-per-ceiit import surtax and provide incentives for the growth of export-oriented corpo- rations in the U.S. "Canada is possibly more af- fected than any other member of the said a British delegate. CANADA DID SAME J. B. Brooks, committee rap- porteur, reminded the assem- bly's 17th annual meeting that Canada, along with Britain and France, has in the past imposed its own special import levies. He said the committee had been well aware not only of the disadvantages of the U.S. action to other countries, but equally of necessities in the American economic position that brought it about. The draft recommendation noted in its preamble the as- sembly's concern about "the consequences of U.S. action in relation to dollar convertibil- ty." The area of concern was ex- panded, under an amendment >ut forward by two Canadian MPs Liberal E. B. Osier of Winnipeg South Centre and Lib- eral Tcrrence Murphy of Sault Sle. embrace also the surcharge and Washington's "buy-American" policies. However, another part of the Canadian amendment served to soften Ihc thrust of tire draft recommendation in relation to he special U.S. measures. Following a paragraph advo- cating urgent international talks b seek an adjustment of ex- change rates, it added the vcrds "for the purpose of elimi- nating one of the underlying causes for the imposition of the 0-per-cent surcharge." IANTS ABOVE LAW Another recommendation dopted by the assembly calls or a system of "international round rules" to cover the ior of multinational corpora- kins. This type of corporation has >ecome "a most powerful gency for regional and wbrld- vide economic inter-relation- it said. After finishing debate on eco- omic issues, the assembly doplcd a recommendation urg- ng that Alliance members other han the U.S. make a more ffective contribution to the cmmon defence effort. recommendation is wt NATO government consider egotiating lonfi-term contracts nth oil-producing states to per. nit security of crude oil sup- "ics. Under present conditions, in me of crisis, "Europe's oil are vulnerable and its [serve stocks of oil Inadc- says the motion. Dog shoots woman DEQUEEN, Ark. (AP) UTS. W. Ratliff, 37, wns acci- ntally slut to donth near crc. State police snid the wo- an was sitting in a pickup uck with n 410-gaugc shot- in lying beside her when g, which wns Also In Ihc tck, stepped on the trigger, using the gun to discharge. Ottawa didn't foot yippie ouster bill OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian government did not foot the biJl for having Yippie Leader Jerry Rubin deported from Canada Sunday, an immi- gration department spokesman said today. The spokesman was com- menting on newspaper reports quoting Rubin as saving he hid his American Airlines return ticket in his shoe at Toronto In- ternational Airport, forcing the immigration department to pay for his flight back to New York, i An immigration officer in To- ronto had taken information from Rubin's return ticket, the Plans royal book LONDON (Reuter) Group Capt. Peter Townsend will write a book about King George VI, it was reported Tuesday. The book will cover a period of eight years up to the king's death 'n 1952 during which Townsend was an aide, reports in the Brit- ish press said. spokesman said in an inter- view. But even if Rubin had hidden the ticket, the airline would have been required to pay for his fare. Rubin, the leader of the Youth International Party, or Yippies, was expelled under a section of the Immigration Act prohibiting entry of persons "convicted of a crime involving moral turpi- tude" APPEALS CONVICTION .Rubin was a defendant in the trial of the Chicago Seven which resulted rrom Dots at the national Democratic convention in 1968. He was convicled last year ot travelling in inter-state com- merce with intent to incite a riot. The conviction is under appeal. He came to Toronto to appear on the CTV program Newsmak- ers. The immigration department spokesman also said Rubin's al- legation that he was kept in n tiny, windowless room al the immigration centre in Toronto was false. 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