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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Wl IBTHM100I HIKALD Murray, 4, H70 Mackasey Backs PosUil Truckers OTTAWA (CP) Amid ru- mors of an impending resigna- were laier the cabinet held an emergency session Friday to discuss the Montreal postal dispute, but after the eight-hour meeting there was no indication of what decisions, if any, were reached. Prime Minister Trudeau emerged from the meeting about p.m. and declined to give any details of what went on. "Why do you fellows wait around lie asked report- ers, who had been standing out- side the cabinet room for sev- eral hours. "We're not going to have press conferences he said. Earlier, Labor Minister Bryce Mackasey, rumored to be on the verge of submitting his resigna- tion, said there was no truth to the reports. "None at he said, "None at called it "an unfor- tunate rumor." Nonsuch To Sail Again MONTREAL A hifl- siza model of the ketch Non- such, a vessel that made history with its voyage info HudsoB Bay In 1668, was shipped to Montreal Friday from London. It will be displayed as at the 300th anniversary celebra- tion of the granting of the Bui- son's Bay Company's The Nonsuch, its swathed in canvas, was carried from London oh the deck of the Bristol City. It will be unveiled Monday and taken to Sord, Que., where she will bo matt stepped 'and her crew during the next six weeks. The Nonsuch wffl be displayed tn Montreal and June prior to a voyage up tbe St. Lawrence River. He then said he was off on vacation to do some swimming in the Azoiis. He laler went into Mr. Trudeau's Centre Block office, but said he was merely discussing departmental busi- ness. The long cabinet meeting was believed to have been called to give further consideration to the recommeodatioa of mediator H. Carl Goldenberg that Montreal mail truck drivers be incorpo- rated into the public service. This proposal has been re- jected by the drivers because it would cost them their member- ship in tbe Confederation of Na- tional Trade Unions. .Prior to the'cabinet meeting there were reports that the gov- ernment was ready to ils acceptance of the report and have the mail hauled by a sin- gle contractor. However, a spokesman for Postmaster-Gen- eral Eric Kierans said the rec- ommendation was being imple- mented. Mr. Kienra. declined com- ment ftbeii he emerged flora tbe cabinet meeting. Mr. Trudeau said that "I don't think I ever make them (announcements) coming out of cabinet" Asked.H the postal situation was discused, be said, "Sure it was and many thmp." He said there were a lot of things on the agenda. Asked again whether there were any resignations, he Education Costs i Highest In Appeal By MARY TYMBURSKI Herald News Service COALDALE Alberta's per- eaplta cost of education is J185 year, the higbest in Canada, ducation minister Robert Clark said here Friday'. Speaking to the meet- ing of the Coaldate Chamber oi Commerce, Mr. Ciark said edu- cation wiU contin-je to be the top priority item of tbe govern- ment's program. He said that in 'some areas the trend toward revolt is de- veloping. He laid the re c e n armers' demonstratta it tbe legislative buUtogB not the right way U> be heard. Jf a taxpayer revolt igiinst (CP) _ John Turner said Fri- the British Columbia court SCOTCHES RESIGNATION RUMOd La bor Minister Bryee Mackdsey a rumour Hiat he to mifln from the cabinet ai talk, with in Ottawa Friday during a lunch In an emergency meeting. Prime topic under tion at the meeting is the government's policy on the Montreal poital diipute.________ Opposition Levels Charge Report Student Sit-ins Continue By THE CANADIAN PRESS Four Ontario universities have been hit by student rit-inj in the last 11 days, protesting such diverse issues as adminis- tration planning policies, teacher firings, funds for a chil- drens day-care centre and the education expenditures U to be of appeal has been asked U avoided" cost increases must eariv K pebble with be slopped, he sail judgment Mr. Clark slid Premier declaring the new federal Strom places first prioriy on Drealh test legislation invalid, education. .1 Mr. Turner said in an iater- He said Afcerta is far ahead view here that the of the next best province, On- Thursday by Mr. Justice F. tario. That province spends jcraig Munroe of B.C. So- Sia per capiU for education preme Court is not "tectafc Alberta has students tending" m other between the ages of IS and 24' intending its three universities. He said thtt Alberta residents can take a reasonable approach He said the federal justice oe- 'will be involved" b> by tfac B.C. ittcr- deputncn against the judgment, backlash which win leave a very real and listing scar young people tad OB the eduea- Heroin Deaths tional system." Cost increases "must be kept more in hne with provincial and national productivity in- he said. laugied and said, "At least 10." At the noon break, he said there were no resignations to his knowledge. Mr. Kierans and Mr. Macka- sey are believed to be in sharp disagreement over" th? handling of the Montreal postal situation The labor minister has beet quoted saying be had offeree his resignation once since the dispute began. He was also quoted as saying, "I must be convinced that the govemmen has carried out Ks moral obliga tion ta these men (the true: Air Traffic Archdeacon Robinson Named Bishop OTTAWA (CP) Archdeacon William James Robinson, 53, of Guelph, Ont, has been elected Anglican bishop of Ottawa Fri- day. Archdeacon Robinson, rector of St. John's' Anglican Church Ottaya from to 1962, won on the fourth ballot. The nearest challengers were Archdeacor W. D. McL. Christie, program director for the Ottawa diocese and Rev. Clarke Raymond director of the division of parisl and diocesan services at the na tional office of the Anglican Church in Toronto. 307 trt It, Optician 337-7113 gnore Plea WASHINGTON (AP) De- ant U.S. air traffic controllers gnored pleas to return to their radar consoles and control tow- ers today and end their 11-day rebellion. Their leaden said oniy amnesty.and third party mediation would bring them back. The deadlock couM be settled n 24 hours or less, said T. Lee Bailey, H amnesty were granted and President Nixon stepped in to appoint a mediator. Bailey, executive director of tbe Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, read as directed under a court-or- dered agreement a statement ordering controllers "who are fit and able" lo return on their next normal tour of duty. The order apparently fell on deaf ears. The Federal Aviation Administration said there was little noticeable change m the number of absent controllers who have been calling in sick EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta legislature ended its 10th week of the 1970 session Friday with the Conservative oppoa- ion hurling accusations of whitewash and steamrolling tac- tics against the Social Credit government. The nine-member Conserva- tive opposition mounted an an- gry offensive accusing the gov- ernment of trying to tamper with tbe independence of om- budsman George B. McCWUn. They claimed the government has ordered a judicial inquiry to "whitewash" tbe ombuds- man's findings in the case o R. J. PhQipzyk, an Edmonton real estate salesman who was expelled in 1966 from the Ed- monton Co-operative L i 3 tin Bureau. The speaker ruled Lou Hynt man's (PC West demand for .a debate of nrgec public importance on the me ter out of order. Mr. McClellan said the cabl net had rejected his recom- mendations in the case after' re- ceiving his 53-page report, ac- ment remove the three-cents-a- allon tax on colored gasoline used for agriculture, was not in rder. He said the committee, head- ed by Dave Russell jary-Vietoria had no au- hority to recommend alterna- ive fiscal'policies to the gov ernment. LABOR ACT In the wake of'eoncerted la- KT movement opposition, La- bor Minister Ray Reierson an- nounced that a controversial section in the new labor act will be amended before.final ap- proval is given. The changes deal with powers hi the act to aDow the cabinet to use emergency provisions to end labor strikes in cases in- volving "life, property and tbe vital needs of the public." privation and human suffer- quality of campus food. Sit-ins continued today at This section will be changed to provide the powers in cases where strikes, during an "ex- tended period" cause "extreme companied by It exhibits. The government 'give noHce that tbe ombudsman's report since the dispute, began Wednes- day of last week. will be debated next Wednes- day. A motion, put forward by the government house leader, Mu- nicipal Affairs Minister Fred Colborne, instructs the ombuds- man to withhold his report to the legislature until the com- mission inquiry is completed and that the ombudsman make available to the commission all the evidence he has accumu- lated. It also asks the government lo consider, as recommended by the ombudsman, paying Mr. Philipzylt's living expenses and legal aid costs during the dura- tion of the inquiry. As the legislature completed its 43rd sitting day, the speak- er ruled the public accounts committee had exceeded its au- thority. He ruled a recommendation made earlier in the week by the committee, that the govern- Kopechne Inquest Notes Disappear EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) The question of what happened to the original stenographic notes of testimony taken at the Mary Jo Kopechne inquest last January created a stir Friday, three days before the Dukes County grand jury opens its own independent investigatiian. Miss Kopechne, a former campaign secretary for the late Senator Robert F. 'Kennedy, drowned last July 18 when Sena- tor Edward M. Kennedy's car plunged off a narrow bridge. The notes of the testimony were taken by Harold T. McNeil and Sidney R. Lipmac, profes- sional court reporters from Bos- ton. Under orders of Judge James A. Boyle, who presided at the district court inquest, the notes were turned over to that court each day along with tbe typed transcript. By an order of the state Su- ircme Court, the transcript, the ing. Mr. Reierson said the pro- posed changes have been sent to the Alberta Federation of La- bor for comment and second reading of the bin was delay- ed to allow MLAs.to study the change. Labor leaders had condemn- ed the original change because it would, they said, have given !he government power to can- cel any strike and order work- ers back to their jobs. They also said H meant end to good labor relations in Alberta and would mean the end of collective barganing for up to 60 per cent of .organized labor in Alberta. Health Minister James Hen- derson said Alberta would aban- don compulsory medical care insurance if the federal govern- ment decided in the future to drop the shared-cost aspect of the grain. medical care pro- McMaster University in Hamil- ton and at Laurentian Univer- sity in Sudbury, while disputes have been resolved at tbe Uni- versity of Toronto arid Ryerson Polytechmcal Institute in To-- ronto. The most serious of tbe two continuing demonstrations is at Laurentian, where the univer- sity senate suspended all aca- demic activities Friday after the board1 of governors refused to meet a demand for a joint meeting to discuss administra- tion policies. The McMaster protest took on a comic aspect Friday when about 30 student protesters oc- cupied the president's office and carried on a debate on food services for 20 minutes before recognizing a man sitting beside the president's desk as acting president Dr. A. N. Bourns. A 22-hour sit-in by day-care supporters' and student activists at the U of T ended 'March 26 after university president 'Dr. .MH. Douglas Miller, Taber-Warner MLA, also attended the ban- quet. Mr. Clark said while other areas in North America are cutting back on foe expendi- tures for education, Alberta plans a 7.2 per cent increase next year. California reduced education costs by 10 per cent this year, he said. University enrolment will in- crease in Alberta by 18 to 22 per cent next year, he said. It costs Alberta million (o operate the three universities. Another million was allot- ted this year. Ontario has more student; but spent only J75 million and allotted omy an additional 'million. He gave full credit to tbe fed- eral government for payng half the cost of operating !he universities. TORONTO (CP) Ontario's supervising coroner says the "heroin epidemic" among youtt in New York and California may reach Canada by nert year. Dr. H. B. Cotnam said in an interview Friday Ihe epidemic began in New York state last year when 214 died from ovo.-doses of the drug and another became addicted lo it. Ontario could have Its Qrst teen-age deaths from heroin as early as next year, he said. "If heroin becomes popular, we're going lo get deaths from overdoses and side-effects such as hepatitis and bacteria infec- tion from dirty needles. FLOWS BY More than six times as water flows across the United States in the air as is carried by WEATHKR AND ROAD REPORT 51 ABOVE He. made the statement just before the legislature gave sec- ond reading to three bills which provide for the amalgamation SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET as 51 31 47 33 Leltt ridge... Medicine Hat Pincber Creek BanH-........: 42 3S of tbe hospital and medical care programs into one pack- age and provides financing through premiums. The health minister was criti- cal of the Progressive Conser- vative policy that "premiums should be abolished" for the health insurance program. Alberta is providing as. good, if not better, coverage for its people under the premium plan than many other provinces- such as Saskatchewan and Manitoba, he said. Mr. Henderson denied conser- vative allegations that money from the federal government b channelled into other uses. "The Alberta Health Care In- surance Commission has its own bank account and is not trying to' hide any he said. Claude Bissell promised to find______._____...... a source for needed to I jvbnonton 33 30 renovate the day-care centre.' He later told the centre to go ahead with renovations because tbe money had been guaranteed by a private donor. High Level Peace River 29 44 Rocky Mtn. House 51 37 Prince George 47 40 Vancouver .59 41 U.S. Troops Engaged In Heavy Battle SAIGOX (AP) U.S. troops were engaged in the heaviest fighting in nearly five months Penticton Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw Regina....... 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MH docu- nents received as exhibits were mpounded at the end of the in- quest, and later turned over to he Suffolk Superior Court in kston for safekeeping. The clerk of that court, Ed- ward V. Keating, who went to Edgarfown to pick up the pa- 3ers, said they were in a heavy cardboard box the size of a fil- ing cabinet drawer. "No money goes into any oth- er government fund." In other business the legisla- ture's committee on law, law amendments and regulations recommended that membership on'the proposed Alberta Nurs- ing Council by Ihe Alberta As- sociation of Registered Nurses be increased to five from four. The recommenda tion was presented to the legislature after the committee received submissions from seven groups who would have members on the council. Tlic recommenda- tion wouW increase the council size to 17 members from 16. aloDg .the separating Vietnam and (bere were new clashes near the Cambodian border, today. Reports in Da Nang, Sooth Vietnam's second largest city said Hanoi radio had broadcast a threat that the city would, be hit tonight or Sunday with one of the Woodiest attacks ever. U.S. monitors in Saigon said they bad not heard the broad- cast, but South Vietnamese forces in and around Da Nang were reported on full alert. Offi- cials said U.S. forces had "heightened their vigilance." South Vietnamese sources said they had reports that sap- per-commandos would attempt to attack government com- pounds in the city and bridges and railways on the outskirts. THE ROBERT MORSE CORP. LTD., is pleased to announce the appointment of TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE as their exclusive dealer for CUSHMAN GOLF CARTS for Lethbridge and area. fHL UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY SENATE SUBMISSIONS Senate of The- University o! Calgary will hold ill regular spring meeting on May 5, It the duty of the to enquire Into ony that might tend to enhance the of the Univerilry. Individual! or groups are Invited to make written to the Senate for consideration at III meet- Ing. will then be studied by appropriate Senate- prior to the meeting, Pej-soni moy appear before the Senate In ifpport of their or emend at tpecfaton, Direct all correspondence not laftr than April 17, toi R, T. G, MeBaln, Q.C., Chairman External Rekrtioni Committee Senate, The University of Colgary 200 City Trust Building 332 7rh 5.W. CMOARY 20 Canadians To Commemorate Liberation OTTAWA (CP) A delega- tion of about 20 Canadians will travel to The Netherlands in May to take part in ceremonies commemorating the liberation of the country from the German occupation 25 years ago. The veterans affairs depart- ment announced here that the Canadian group will be headed by Jcan-Eudes Dube, veterans affairs minister, and Alfred Pick, Canadian ambassador lo The Netherlands. It will include two representatives each from the Senate and House of Com- mons and a contingent repre- senting veterans associations and tha armed forces.. The main ceremony Is to bo held May 3 at the Canadian war cemetery near Nijmegen. Nearly Canadians died in tho bailies lo free the country from the Germans and are bur- ied in cfioeterUs! Uxrt, ON DISPLAY NOW! X models to choose from Town Falrwoy Gran Cushmon Champion Gorfsttr Scotsman Available In got or electric, 3 and 4 wheel and with or without trailers and canopy. TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Letattd At Central farm Supplltt Couth Highway Phone 327-3165 'OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA AU highways in the iridge district are bare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Highway 1, Trans Canada from Calgary to Golden U bare and dry. Golden to Revelstoke has inches of new snow and has been plowed and sanded. Motorists are cautioned about slippery sections on this highway. Banff to Radium is mostly bare and In good driving condition with a few slippery sections. Banff to Jas- per is bare and In good condi- tion with some slippery sec- lions. These highways are open U hours daily, and snow and or chains are required when traveling in any mountain area or on ski resort access roads. PORTS 0? ENTRY (Opening and Closing Crnrtts, 24 hours; Carway a.m. to t p.m. MST; Chief Mountain closed. Del Bonila 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 bouri; t a.m, lo midnight; Lofan Fast, cloMd for whiter. ;