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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta C.C.L. ASKS ABOLITION WAGE CONTROLS FINAL EDITION Weather CLCAJl AND W. VOL. 97. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 16 PAGES RAN SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH RUSSIA Seek GenerallfHow Quake Created Tidal Oil Waffe Boost! H 5 'M Concessions Brief to Federal Govt. Gives Formal Notice of Objectives OTTAWA. April The Canadian Congress of Labor today -are the Domin- ion government formal notice it is seeking general wage increases and demanded abolition of the wartime wage control order with continued price controls. Discussing wage and price regulations the congress, in a- brief prepared for submission to Prime Minister Mackenzie King and the cabinet, said it "re- serves the right to protect the living standards of the workers of Canada and their families, as well as of the Canadian public, by- whatever means it may find necessarv to use." CRITICIZES GOVT. While the major section of the brief, dealt wages and prices the congress also criticized the government for failing to make ade- quate reconversion plans and asked action, on housing, increased un- employment insurance, a broad program, of social insurances, re- vision of the cost of living index and establishment, of a permanent; bureau of standards to protect con- sumers. The congress asked a peacetime national labor code with terms more favorable to labor than those of: the wanirne code. On trage regulations recent amendments had met "to a Edmonton Talks Daylight Time EDMONTON. April ommendation that Edmonton adop; j davlight saving time from April 28 i to "Sept. 28.-1946. be made at; the nest meeting of oty council j fay the bylaws committee, st was de- j cided at a meeting of the commit- tee. The decision followed repre-1 semations made by various spore: organizations and radio stations, j Pennsylvania Bridge Agreement Result of Re- Fire Soon Quelled _ PITTSBBURCH. April A two-alarm fire on the eastern ap- proaches of the PecRsvlvania rail- I road bndge snannir.s; tne Monon- gahela mer was quicklv extinguish- ed Thursdav after high winds nad I fanned the 53'mes along the cent Negotiations by Iran Premier Make July 1 Canada Day Is Heated SEEK GENERAL (Continued on Page Two.) Language Of Brief Scored By Premier King OTTAWA, April (CP) 'Prime Minister Mackenzie in a fighting speech today criticized officers of the Canadian Con- gress of Labor for "rough lan- guage" in a submission to the government. Mr. King took particular ob- jection to the statement of the congress that the government had done nothing to prepare for the transition from" war to peace. "If yon mean that, yon and I part he "said pointing finger at A. R. Mosher, con- gress president and Pat Conroy, secretary-treasurer who had presented the brief. "The one thing that is threatening progress and unity today is this ef- fort to stir up unnecessary grievance and strife setting one section of the community against tion." another sec- LANGUAGE (Continued on Page Two.) The Left Hand Corner. Home Made King Zog's 30 Society of Trees. W HEN in 1937. a London hotel proprietor and real estate dealer bought the 2300 acre '-Montreal" estate at Sevenoaks in Kent, England, he became the own- er of a magnificent country man- sion known as Kippmgtc.n Court not far from the birthplace of Lord Amherst. relates A C.C. in The Ot- tawa Citizen. This is the same Lord Amherst who led the British expeditionary force against the French in Canada, captured Louis- j burg and after Wolfe had taken Quebec, became governor-general 01 British North America. When he returned to England af- ter less successful operations against, the Indians under _F6nliac. ne t named his home in n.ent "Mont- real" and on this estate a British sugar magnate. Mr. Julius Hunge. j built Kippmgton Court early in the j preseni century. It cost three- j quarters of a million dollars andi had fourteen acres of wonderful] pleasure gardens. Now the present, Mr.' Charles Alfred HopJans. has han- dled over the mansion to Mr. and Mrs. Churchill as a gift m recogni- tion of the services of 'Jie man saved England and the world." It is to be renamed "Churchill Hall" As Mr. and Mrs. Churchill have a home already, Chartwell Manor, near Wolfe's birthplace, they con- sidered that the house which has OTTAWA, April quar-, railing house of commons last night j stamced a bitterly-protested seal of approval on a bill K passes the change the; name of Canada's national Dominion daj, to "Canada daj." The disagreement was over bill! iNo. 8, sponsored fay'phileas Cote, i Liberal member for Matapecia-: Natane, which called for the sub- j stitution of the Dominion day j passed by parliament; in. 1879, by a new "Canada day act." i The debate began as a seno- comic discussion -which finally left j the chamber locked in contentions, heated argument in which five di- of them were called and even the cabinet ranks were snlit before the bill received third and final reading on a recorded and was sent to the upper chamber. CABINET SPLIT The fight against the bill was led by the Progressive Conservative opposition, which, contended it was another break in Canada's ties with Britain. j The ranks the Liberal party were snlit on the vote, wiin Labor Minister Mitchell, R. W. llayhew (L, R. McCubbia CL.. Middlesex George Cruicfc- snanfc (L.. Fraser and Thomas Reid (L., 2Sew Westminst- voting against the bilL Re- mainder of the ooposition came from the Progressive Conservative and Social Credit parties Prime Minister Mackenzie King. Justice" Minister St Laurent. Trace Minister MacKinnon and a auin- faer of other cabinet ministers were not in the house when the voie was taken. Cabinet ministers voting in sup- port of giving the bill third read- ing were Postmaster General Bert- rand, Fisheries Minister Bridges. Transport Minister Chevner. Health Ciaxton Works Minister Fbumier. Agriculture Minister Gardiner, Air Minister Gibson, Re- sources Minister Glen. Finance Minister Dsley, Revenue Minister McCann and Veterans Minister Mackenzie. Feeling and tempers were brittle in the minutes preced- ing the final vote. M. J. Coldwell. C-CJP. leader, and Mr. Mitchell had j a brisk exchange and a din spread j through the chamber when Gordon Graydon Ir. Justice G. B. O'Connor. The third jury in the case was cmpannelled after all but three of 39 names in, the panel had been exhausted. BOMBER CRASHES AT MALTA Malta, April persons were reported killed toda? whes A WelBnston bember of ihe Air Force crashed into and destroyed a number of houses at Malta. After passms the death sentence, the court continued in session andj -.riTr.r. early today awarded civil damages of francs (about The awards ranged from one franc to _____ The 55-year-old, swartny physi- VOTES TO JXCREASE INDUSTRIAL WAGE TO 63 CENTS HOUR cian, in whose found j WASHINGTON, April Tnitcd States senate B'LTJEBDARD day voted 2" increase the basic minimum industrial (Continued oa Page Two.) cents an hoar. Ihe present is cents. Ni-M'SPAPFRl 1EWSP4PERS ;