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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 1HI UIHW11DG1 HHAID fiWoy, Aptil 3, Ross Requests Ottawa Lift Timber Sales Tax EDMONTON (CP) The hunter industry in Alberta still would be in critical condition it the federal government removed the 11 per cent sales tax and the province removed its timber dues, Lauds and Forests Minis- ter Dr. J. Donovan Ross said Thursday. Dr. Ross was speaking dur- ing debate on a motion asking the province to request Ottawa to remove the sales tax on timber and consider modifying the rale ot Umber dues and ex- tending the time for harvesting t the fcj harles DraU riirie and the loss of this payroll would have serioui coo- because costs were sequences on the city and its surrounding area. Hugh Homer (PC Lae Sta. tnne) aaid be (upported the motioa but the province has been remiss in not taking ad- vantage of money provided by federal government for re- orestation programs. He said Albertans had been paying income tax to supper ha program but the money hod ae to other "The government'! ion record is poor." Dr. Ross said the industry is ooe "of the most vital we have tht province." One of the major problem! of dwrndons timber aata and is attributable to the edoral government because it has not provided enough social capital to enable people to neve the opportunity for providing shelter for themodva. Dr. Root abo said the mdw- try itself wai affected by se- verely reducer! opportunitiei [or rapital fiiiMwmg The province will look at tbe timber duel and harvesting quota! when the current five- year period cods in 1971. He aaid it has been the poHcy of the government to review the timber dues each year and this year the decision is ex- pected about May 1. He declined to indicate if any reduction was planned but sak Postal Workers Given Pay Hike Tentative Wage Pact Reached know the gov- treating them "the people ernment is fairly." The federal government must bear the brunt of the raeponsi bility, he said. "They are going to have to do some serious thinking abou bow they the economy because the situation is serious." WASHINGTON lands of striking truck drivers went back to work today under tentative agreement increas- ing their average wage by more than an hour during a hree year contract. Frank Fitzsimmons, acting KICKS THI HABIT Jotrm Bryan, 47. of Milk Volley, Calif, a 25 year smoker, holcU an osh tray and lait cigarette ai ho watches U-yeor-old daughter Sheroe eit her first food in two days. Sheree she would fast until her father "kicked the habit." She said she tried less drastic methods on her father, but !t took the fastlna bit to do the trick. Order Conciliation Hearings In Grain Handlers Dispute Boy Killed At Qieadle ClffiADLE (CP) Kevi William Davies, 6, of Cheadl was killed Thursday when truck by car while playing on Highway 24. An inquest wu ordered. 20 cut Calgary. OTTAWA (CP) -Labor Mia- ister Bryce Mackasey KM or- dered conciliation bearings to be held in Vancouver in an ef- fort to obtain a 'contract agree- ment between reprecenlativei of 500 grain handlers and five alevator eompanlet. A apokeaman for Mr. uid Thursday the order it HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD 307 Wi St. 1. Optfeiwi 3J7-7IIJ he result of a breakdown In ederaDy-mediated talks be- tween the two parties following he expiry of their: contract late ait year. A itrike by the elevator em- Jojuu would tie up movemen grain through the port of Vancouver and could be held le- a week after the issue of report by the chairman of th conciliation board set up' to dea with the dispute. The minister spokesman said, however, there is no set time limit within which toe report must be made. Movement of grain from West Coast ports was hit last autumn by'a strike of longshoremen tc support wage demands. FARMKS PROTEST Members' of the Notional Farmers Union marched through streets of Regina Thursday en route to protest at the against form conditions, .eading the parade is NFU president Roy Atkinson, trench-coated and with a receding lairllne. Truck Drivers End Strike president of the International Brotherhood of teamiters, asked the strikers to return to their Jobs pending a mail rote by the workers covered by the tentative agreement an- nounced Thursday. Most of the drivers Registered Nurses May Lose Right To Set Standards munizii MOTOR HOTEL 'AND RESTAURANT, (LICENSED) For the Prospective and Groom WATCH AND CUP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON Jo Plan VVeJcli r IHG Protsjtanf moy be of any tlmo and at place the couple isl-ct, but church dings are not muolly held during Lent, or on Sundayj. The prncedurt vcu.ei with the different Protestant churches and customs, and loma Protest- ant mTnlslen will nol marry divorced people, dcfaiU and should bt arranged well in ad> vance far a church wedding. Mosi ceremonies ore prefaced with tha clergyman's remarks about Ihe iignilicarice of the occasion and a prayer. When the clergyman aiki, "Who gives this woman >n the father, or the escort of ihe bride "I and placet the brlda's right hand In that of the clergyman. The father, or escort, Ihen rclires to tlis first pew. The phrase "WitS ihls ring" Is ujed in the tingle and double ring ceremonies. The couple rr.ay kneel, or itand with hands for the final prayer, According to the most correct form, the mother of tha bride does no) give the bride away. It El more customary for a mate relative or close frltnd to fn lhe father's place. .If tht bride does eliooM to her mother serve, she walks up aisTe alone and thn mother to her from her place in trie front pew. HEADS RESEARCH TEAM Jota B. DMsetor, the' University of Alberta, will bead a team of tof Kiea- lists. who begta work w a research project 10. vestigating the body's rejec- tion of traasBlanted organs. Law Graduate Held As Spy KARLSIUJIIE, West Germany (AP) A 32-year-old law grad uate who was writing bis doc tor's dissertation on counter-es- pionage has been arrested or suspicion of spying for the Eas German secret service. I spokesman for the West Ger man federal prosecutor sal Thursday that Dieter Joachim laase was arrested last week The spokesman said Haase ha.o, to Pan. doted for winter. ;