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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta ApM 1.1074 THI OBSERVERMAP KENYA O_______M_______.OO 'SO MlLfS Library Act revision needed Revolt bloody, short EDMONTON (CP) Alberta's Library Act now u 18 years old and ittdi revision, pajltcuUrly a plan to develop financial assistance for the hundreds of imall libraries throughout the province, the Library Association of Alberta says. Don Mills, representing the association, told a six- member group studying the provincial library system, that the present act does not "provide a realistic grant structure reflecting today's materials costs." "It was set up 18 years ago and we all know everything costs more The association's brief was one of 18 presented as the study group held its fourth and final public hearing. Results of the hearings are to be used by the government to prepare a policy paper and master plan for library development No date has been set for the policy paper's release Brian Dale, director of Edmonton's public library system, said be sees a planted resource-centre complex serving library systems so that libraries can support one another with materials and services. one library can do anything but scratch the surface when selecting from the great mass of materials produced each year He suggested the Edmonton system be established as the for a province- wide system staff skills and materials of this library constitute one of most important informatioMl rwwces in this province aid sfettld be made available to allr however, we need hdp." Such a centre could provide group and bulk purchasing, be an information depository and cialued holding faoiltljr a processing paint far The senate of the University of Alberta, in a brief, said such a facility and a processing point for materials also cottldlbe provided through the library of its extension department. x 13th ANNUAL Don't Overlook mt NOOK Coming Soon! Open All Saturday Use Your Chargex or Master Charge Amin's power loosening LONDON (CP) In the bloodv aftermath of a short, sharp and abortive revolt in the African state of Uganda, indications are growing that President Hi Amin's hold on Aussie Labor takes beating PERTH (AP) The West Australian Labor government was swept out of power in state elections Saturday It was seen as a further indication of hostility to the federal government's rural policies, particularly a de cision to remove a fertilizer subsidy The decision resulted in a violent demonstration against Prime Minister Gough Whitlam when he came here last Monday to campaign in support of the Tonkin government Farmers kicked and punched him and pelted him with debris GENERAL FARM Presents The Weatlier SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Pincher Medicine Grande Prince St John New Los Las Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 46 28 54 34 72 57 FORECAST. Lethbridge Medicine Hat Today, increasing cloudiness, showers throughout the mountains this afternoon and evening. Highs 50. Lows near 30. Tuesday, mainly cloudy, highs 40-45. Calgary Today, sunny, highs in the upper 40s Lows near 25 Tuesday, cloudy periods, highs near 40. Columbia Kootenay Today mainly cloudy -with occasional rain- beginning this morning Tuesday, cloudy with a few showers Highs today and Tuesday 50 to 55 Lows tonight 30 to 35 East of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy today and Tuesday with scattered showers more frequent afternoons both days Colder Highs today and Tuesday 40s Lows tonight 25'to 35 West of Continental Divide Scattered showers today and tonight increasing Tuesday Cooler Tuesday Highs today 45 to 55 Lows tonight 25 to 35 Highs Tuesday mostly 40s. CEMENT MIXERS A must for every farmer is a handy cement mixer. The Transmix mixes, transports and dumps. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutte Highway-Box 1202 Phoiw 328-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m., April AH highways in the Lethbridge area are bare and dry. Highway 2 north, Fort Macleod to Calgary and Edmonton, mainly bare and dry throughout with occasional slippery areas from Red Deer to Edmdnton. -Highway 1 west, Calgary to Golden, bare and dry. Golden to Revelstoke, mostly bare and dry Motorists are advised to watch for falling rock. Banff-Jasper Highway, mostly bare with slippery sections in Icefields area Ports eMry: Times in Mountain Standard Time (Alberu opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m to S p m.; Chief Mountain closed, Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7am until U p.m.; Wild Hone 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooteville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Put. (Canada Cntcmt koin moved one boar earlier Jan. I when Montana went daylight power may finally be loosening slightly- Western diplomats are quick to acknowledge that their information on the attempted coup is extremely scanty But some diplomats completely dismiss reports that Amin actually staged a fake rebellion" as a means ot disguising a purge of hostile elements in the armed forces Officials in Britain, one of the few Western countries to retain diplomatic links with Uganda, say they are impressed with the speed with which Amin put down the weekend uprising But observers say he faces continuing hostility from at least men in the strong army These are mem- bers of the Lugbara tribe from northern Uganda who retain considerable loyalty to exiled former president Milton Obote, ousted by Amin in a 1971 coup Reliable reports from the Ugandan capital of Kampala indicate that up to 50 officers were summarily executed im- mediately after the revolt Others were later shot in the legs and burned alive Many observers say this hallmark of Amin s deter another uprising immediately but they contend that in the long run it is almost certain to strengthen hostility to the 49- vear-old president, a former boxing champion who also attended Britain's Sandhurst military academy Since seizing Power, Amin has placed army officials in key posts in government and what remains of the country's crumbling industrial structure But as a result, he now is in a position where he has no countervailing authority to strengthen his hand in controlling the in- creasingly restless army, m- lormed observers say After expelling nearly Asians in of them having held important economic driving out almost all foreign businesses, Amin has also had lo tace slowly growing civilian unrest as unemployment and inflation skyrocket His most difficult balancing act however, has been his ef- Lottery bill introduced EDMONTON (CP) A bill to allow the- Edmonton Commonwealth Games Foundation, the Calgary Stampede Board and the Edmonton Exhibition Association to participate in a Western Canada lottery has been introduced in the legislature by the Alberta government The legislation sets up a system to allow the government to authorize agents to manage the four- province lottery within Alberta The three organizations have been developing plans to direct the lottery in Alberta The first prize in the total prize package of is Five per cent of the revenue from the lottery will go into an interprovincial fund to promote amateur sports Recreation Minister Horst Schmid said outside the House the Western Canada lottery will not restrict other lotteries that now are held But if it proves successful, the Edmonton exhibition and Calgary stampede boards may abandon their own .sweepstakes tort to play off warring tribal groups against each other to maintain his own position of strength This played a large part in fomenting the revolt The chain of events seems to have begun about three weeks ago when Am in dismissed his foreign minister, Lt -Col. Michael Andogs, and replaced him with attractive Elizabeth Bagaya, international model, actress and a Cambridge law graduate Andoga's body was later tound floating in the Nile Oidmanly" this might not have attracted too much attention in Uganda since murder has become a way of lite with an estimated violent deaths since Amin look over But Andoga was. a Lugbara and it appears that bis fellow tribesmen in the army consid- ered his death the last straw Their anger coincided with the return from a year of Soviet study of Brig -Gen Charles Arrube Learn to drive this spring enjoy this summer more 16 to 24 Years of Age Phone 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Young Drivers Canada Young Drivers off Canada A Federally Chartered Non-profit Organization Enroll Now in Our Spring DRIVER TRAINING COURSES 9 In- Car Sessions of 2 Hours f) Drivers Licence Road Test met 25 Hour Classroom Instruction a) Certificate for Insurance Reduction Automatic or Standard Transmission Tuition Income Tax Deductible To Register Call "Young Drivers of Canada" 1276 2nd Ave. South 328-0961 SALE FIRST TIRE LISTPRICE SECONDTIRE ALL PASSENGER TRUCK and TRACTOR TIRES ON SALE1 FREE MOUNTING -EXAMPLE- F78x14 Ply Tubelet-s Nylon 1973 Retail 1sl Tire Passenger Tire 2nd Tire only TIRE MART LTD. 19022nd AVE S. 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