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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETH6RIDGE HERALD Thursday, April 5, 1973 News in brief ISeiv ilu sweeps B.C. VICTORIA (CP) A new type of influenza is sweeping across British Columbia, the provincial health department reported Wednesday. A spokesman in Health Min- ister Dennis Cocke's office identified the new outbreak as influenza type B. Earlier this year, thousands of British Co- lumbians were ill with influen- za type A, also referred to as Lcrdon flu. Type B apparent- ly reached this province from Hawaii. Smuggling ring probed OTTAWA investiga- tion has started to determine whether a Mafia ring centered in Toronto is smuggling young Italian men into the United States, Immigration Minister Robert Andras said Wednesday. The investigation should be completed in a few clays, he said in an interview. A spokesman in RCiEP head- quarters said the force has been aware for some time that smuggling could have been tak- ing place. Dr. Morton Shulman, a New Democratic member of the On- tario legislature, said Tuesday the ring operates in Toronto and provides illegal immigrants for work in the New York con- struction industry or who be- come "button men'' in organ- ized crime. Ganglok situation tvorsens NEW DELHI (Reutsr) Po- j The Press Trust of India news bee in Gangtok, capital of the agency reported that the situ- Himalayan kingdom cf Sikkim. raided the offices today of an opposition group which has recently demonstrated in favor of political reform. ation in Gangtok, where at least 20 persons were injured Wednesday when police opened fire' on demonstrators, had worsened. Former Legion head dies DURHAM. Ont. (CP) Fred D'Brecht, 62, former national president of the Royal Canadian Legion, died Tuesday at his nome in this community 30 miles southeast of Owen Sound. Born in Mount Forest, Ont., O'Brecht was a veteran of the Second World War. He served as president of the le- gion from 1964 to 1966. Survivors include his wife and three children. ML As get salary hike VICTORIA (CP) British Columbia MLAs W e d n e s day themselves an increase i their sessional salaries to from after speeches from both sides of the legislature crease. praising the in- Bay) welcomed the increase in indemnities, saying the in- creased length of sittings, the additional of a fall sitting of the legislature and the de- mands on an MLA's time make it "impractical for a member 1 of this House to continue in his Dr. Scott Wallace i profession." Accident victim dies TOKYO (AP) Valerie j man said Mrs, Johnston wss Johnston, wife of Canadian em- j struck by a car driven by an bassy counsellor Peter A. E. i Johnston, died today in a Tokyo j He said Uie hospital where she was being j Officials seek rabies origin IVo boycott here EDMONTON Federal and provincial animal science offi- cials are co-operating to find the origin of rabies following the shooting of a rabid dog in the Grassy Lake area east of Lethbridge in March, the legislature was told Wednesday. Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said there have been three cases of rabies in South- ern Alberta in the past year the dog. a skunk and a horse. Replying to Dick Gruenwald (SC-Lethbridge West) the mini- ster said the province has a i "very effective" anti-rabies program. occurred when she and her bus- treated for multiple injuries suf-} band were crossing a street pp- fered in a car accident Wednes- posite their- home after seeing day. I off guests at a party the John- A Canadian embassy spokes-1 stons gave. Vietnam fighting increases SAIGON (Reuter) Fighting j In the central highlands, 34 across South Vietnam has government soldiers were miss- reached its highest level since ing and 56 wounded after an at- the Jan. 28 ceasefire, a South j tack Tuesday on a ranger out- Vietnamese military spokesman! post 15 miles south of Peiku said today- i near the Cambodian border. Accepts invitation BONN, Germany (AP) i ment, hours after meeting with Chancellor Willy Brandt told I_ The agriculture department i hasn't been involved in vaccin- ating farm animals against rabies because the matter hasn't become that serious, he said. However. Bi. Hornr said dogs should ail be vaccinated as a routine matter. He said the government is "keeping an eye" on the danger of rabies in the south and hopes to find the origin of rabies found in the Grassy Lake dog. UNPREPARED In other business Premier Lougheed was caught unprepar- ed Wednesday by a question about dirty movies and pass- A polar bear lolls contentedly in his Stanley Park cage in Vancouver after his daily meat ration. The bear obviously knows nothing about high meat prices or con- sumer boycotts and is quite willing to eat everything offer- ed. ed the query to Don Getty, minister of federal and inter- governmental affairs. Ted Hinman (SC-Cardston) asked if the province would protest the "very strong possi- bility" of uncensored movies being shown on television. Mr. Getty said the question was hypothetical but would be pleased to investigate if neces- sary to have the situation "changed to the benefit of all Albertans." NO DECISION The province has not yet de- j cided whether it would protest to the television networks or the federal government if films that were occe censored or banned are shown on television, says Don Getty, intergovern- mental affairs minister. "If there is a chance of that happening there will be a study on what the government will he told E. W. Hinman At least one film banned earlier in Alberta, "Tom has been shown on net- work television. REFINERY PROBLEM Industry and commerce min- ister Fred Peacock said the government is looking for ways that the Imperial Oil Ltd. re- finery in Calgary might be kept 1 open after its scheduled clos- ing in 1974. Youth programs value stressed OTTAWA (CP) Temporary make-work programs like Op- portunities for Youth (OFY) f f flfttfl But he said it would be "mis- I H-n parliament today that Soviet Leader Leonid Brezhnev has of- ficially accepted an invitation to pay his first visit to Bonn for talks with Brandt. Brandt addressed the Bun- destag, lower house of parlia- Soviet ambassador Valentin Fa-, lin. Informed sources earlier said the first Soviet-West German summit on West German soil would take place from May 12 to May 17. leading the to say thera was a definite program, Mr. Peacock said none of the full- time employees at the refinery, j which has a 20.000 barrel-a-day capacity, will lose their jobs, j Seeks more for ombudsman (CP) The jurisdiction cf the provincial ombudsman would be substan- ic Party leader in Alberta pro- j tially broadened under terms of posed the bill which would pro- a private member's bill intro- proposed EDMONTON (CP) A pri-i vate member's bill that could! stictly limit the operation of companies collecting credit in- formation of individuals was in- troduced in the legislature Wed- nesday. Grant Notley, New Democrat- NDP policies may affect U.S. firms NEW YORK New Democratic Party in Brit- ish Columbia is "moving ahead with a socialist program rival- ling that of the Allende govern- ment in Chile." says an article in the current edition of Bar- ron's, a business weekly jour- nal. The article, written by David A. Lpegwing, says the socialist policies of Premier Dave Bar- rett may affect several United States companies which have investments in the province. and Local Initiatives Program (L-I.P.) have become valuable tools in the economic manage- ment of the country, Max. Beck, national director of the OFY, said Wednesday. I n t e r-departmental study groups are studying the possi- bility of combining these pro- grams in an umbrella opportun- ities for people program that could be used year-round to T h i aU A n e j other sources indicated. Programs such as OFY, how- ever, would retain their identity and Mr. Beck said "task forces are trying to look in more de- tail" at ways such programs can be used as levers in- fluencing the economy. Both OFY and L.I.P. were started on an ad hoc basis, Mr. Beck said in an interview. There was a certain degree of panic and a lot of dispute about their worth. "Suddenly, however, they are Sizeable stakes are held in j recognized as being effective. B.C. by such concerns as Ana- j The public has suddenly started hibit a company from gather- ing financial information on a person without that person's written authorization. duced Wednesday. Alberta Ludwig (SC-Calgary View) proposed that tte ombudsman's jurisdiction conda, Kennecott, Utah Inter- national, Kaiser Resources. Asarco-Hecla-Newmont and Za- pata." writes Loegwing in the dispatch from Victoria. "Some have already been affected by the new regime. The article says it is "far from inconceivable that the NDP will one day rule Canada" and savs British Columbia's "ISO-degree turn to the left, meanwhile, is a matter of real concern to investors in its still- bombing industry-" In Victoria, Premier Barrott said that Barren's "must have got cut their Joe McCarthy cut- out kits" to prepare the article. He characterized the author of the article as "a refugee from the Rowan and Martin Laugh-in show." to see that they have become valuable tools in the economy." One of the majir reasons be- hind will grant million to between and 000 projects employing students this to improve the employment situ- ation when there were too many job seekers for the labor mar- ket to handle- Girl set afire MEXICO CITY (Reuter) A woman who suspected h e r 16- year old daughter of trying to steal her turkey doused the girl vi'h alcohol and set her on fire, police said Wednesday. Her- minia Romero Leal was taken to hospital with second-degree burns. Investment bill debate ended OTTAWA (CP) Trade Min- ister Alastair Gillespie shep- herded his bill to screen foreign investment through second reading in the Commons Wednesday and called it a dra- matic occurrence. However, only 29 of the 264 members were present when the bill was sent on to House finance committee for study and possible amendment, end- ing four days of debate. The New Democratic Party has indicated it will try in com- mittee to expand application of the bill, and to strengthen its measures for restricting foreign control of the economy. There was one NDP member present for second reading. The debate Wednesday was limited, by agreement, to 15 minutes for each member. Even so, attendance hovered around 20 and at one point dipped to 17, three members fewer than are needed for a House quorum. The Commons deals today with personal income tax changes proposed last May. Passage of the changes is nec- essary to make income tax leg- islation conform with the tax forms now in use. Thousands of tax refunds for senior citizens, disabled persons and university students, are being delayed until the amend- ments are passed. All parties in the House have indicated they will expedite passage of the amendments. Mr. Gillespie closed debate on the foreign investment review bill Wednesday by commenting on the timeliness of the meas- ure- All members sense an ur- gency, he said, about enacting legislation to control the ex- pansion of foreign economic control in Canada. The legislation was a key in the government's "coherent set of policies" to encourage and assist industry. The bill would create a re- view agency to screen the takeover of Canadian com- panies by foreign corporations, or the creation of new com- panies in Canada by foreign corporations. The NDP plan to amend the bill, Mr. Gillespie said, is based on a misunderstanding. He said the proposed review board will, when considering whether to al- low foreign investment, exam- ine such things as the investor's procurement and export policies to ensure that as many oper- ations as possible are carried on in Canada to the profit of Canadians. This has as far as any such bill could go in realistic terms. "It's inconceivable that we could set up a bureaucracy to screen all transactions." Serening the expansion of existing foreign-owned com- panies in Canada will present "horrendous administrative he said. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge .......63 27 Pincher Creek 60 28 Medicine Hat.....62 33 .47 32 .01 Grande Prairie 43 28 Banff...........51 29 .04 Calgary..........53 29 .11 Victoria.........59 47 Penticton 58 37 Prince George 42 30 .03 Kamloops.......69 53 Vancouver..... 59 47 Saskatoon......52 29 Regina......... 59 32 Winnipeg .....56 34 .01 Toronto..........42 32 .22 Ottawa 40 32 .67 Montreal........43 32 .55 St. John's........34 32 .20 Halifax.........- 36 29 .20 Charlottetown .37 32 .02 Predericton ......37 33 .59 Chicago.........39 32 .07 New York.......48 42 1.24 88 71 Los Angeles 79 54 Las Vegas.......66 41 Phoenix.........73 49 Roma.......... 53 45 Paris..........57 48 London......... 52 50 Berlin...........50 37 Amsterdam ......48 45 Moscow.........54 32 43 28 Tokyo...........50 45 FORECAST: Lethbridge Today: Cloudy. Periods of wet snow beginning this morning. Hlghfl 15-40. Lows near 25. Friday: Cloudy with snow- flurries. Highs near 35. Medicine Hat Today: Mainly cloudy. A few showers or wet snowflurries this after- noon. Highs near 45. Lows near 25. Friday: Cloudy with a few snowflurries. Highs near 35. Calgary Cloudy with snow today. Snow heavier in the mountains and foothills with up to six inches expected. Highs near 35. Lows near 25. Fri- day: Mainly cloudy. Snowflur- ries. Highs near 35. Columbia Kootenay Today cloudy. Rain in the Columbia district spreading to the Koot- enays this morning with a few periods. Cooler. Highs mid 40s Columbia and 50 to 55 Kooten- ays. Tonight clearing with tows 25 to 30. Friday sunny with cloudy periods mostly Kootenay east and Columbia districts. Highs 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy and mild today. Periods of snow and colder with occasional gusty north winds developing north portion to- night and continuing Friday. Scattered rain or snow showers and colder south Friday. Highs tcday 45 to 55 north 55 to ss south. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Friday 35 to 45 north 40s south. West of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy and mild today with a few showers mountains. Scattered rain or snow show- ers toraght and Friday. Cooler Friday. Highs today 90 to 60. Highs Friday 40s. Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A FreacB, Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1374. THURSDAY. AUGUST 27th. Had a n'tUe rain in the morning, went cut and looked up a place to camp, where the grass and vater was better than Most of the little poods and lakes hereabouts are salt but hare found out a couole of swamps where the water is all right Have managed to shoe 22 of ibe oxen. They aU require it now. Sent back a scout to MacLeod's party to show them our crossing; at Strong Current Creek. Would yea like to be abJe to follow the N.W.M.P. march with the help of a map? Gu- students just com- pleting a map which stows each night's stop as wefl as points of totenest mentioned in the diary. Send 25c to NW.M.P. Project, Hamilton Junior Higfr, Lethbridge. The credit information could lbe expanded to include mura- not be reJeased with-it the per-' CIPa! governments and their. fan's written consent as i agencies and school boards. the bill proposes. rne ombudsman now deals only with complauiU involving A1J creait information w a i the provincial government j person s file would have to be Last Year. Mr. Ludwig pro- subnutted to the person once a j a rcsolution Jo Uxs year. The person's file would Jalure urging the creation of a be destroyed at his request. i municipal ombudsman's post. Private member's bi3K such 1 Nit the motion received only as this one, are debated in the one debate before dying