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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HI! inHDSIDGE HESAID Thunday, April 6, 1972 The ll.-r.ilil Legislature 1'iiiriMii EDMONTON Aprinillure MiniMcr Hugh I'lli'cd in 'he logisUitiire Wednesday at plans In lu'lp potato producers. Replying to a question from a Social Credit MIA the min- ister said "in the next few days" lie will announce a pro- gram o[ financial aid to potato producers. Alberta's polato acreagc- rlropped slightly In 1071. according In the annual report hy Ihe asiiculture department. '.Markets wore weak and prices generally low. The pro- cessing potato mduslry sulfer- ropc and United States prolec- tionary policies. II o over, the report adds optimistically, "Alberta grow- continue to dominate win- at Ihe Toronto Roynl He tnld Opposition Lc a cl e r i Tlie attorney-general, ctalm- llurry Slrcml that tlie Progu-s- uu: u point ol piivilcfic, s.iid Conservative government Mr. Mo i.ein luul casl suspicion is not "involved in any formal on all business people In the lie demanded Hint discussions that would result Hie exclusion of flny proviuce province. other the opposition member either nnnif the firms involved Mr. Strom asked whcllKT Al- foerUi has discussed with On tario nnd Quebec Ihe possluil ity of a tripartite agreement on withdraw his allcgalions. o Lem dcclin Deputy Premier Hugh wilhdrcw the motion, llorner leaving __ constitutional matters. tlie whole thing in" Speaker f.ov-1 Ameron, Mr. Louglieed said the p. eminent has had discussions with all provinces and has de- veloped effective working rela- tionships with all. As for Quebec, there had I regional economic expansion is been discussions about Ihe pos-' not prepared to make any spc- Amerongen's haml.c HAI'KSKKI) The federal department of of Premier Rob- c-a] exceptions for a proposed Winter Fair and still have the I Friday by Attorney-Clen- best polatL-cs in North Am-: jicrv Leitcli did not con- eiica." stiiutc a point of privilege. NO DISCUSSIONS Mr. I.cilch touched off o Premier Peter l.om'l-c-f'l in- squabble when he referred to rapcsced crusliing plant in Al IMS' ROUND i berta's Peace River district, Social Credit a round in rjcn Getty, minister oi federal tlo Ir-.L'isature Wednesday affairs, said ill Ihe House Wednesday. He informed Grant N o 11 e y (NDP Spinl River-Fairview) thsls fJtcrnativcs sug- gested by the National Farm- ongcn Speaker Geiry ruled thai Ainer- matler dicatcd Wednesday Ihal Alter- published report which quoted ing studied. crs Union and Uniform are bo- la is not holding discussions wilh any group of provinces aboat the possibility of forming a common front in any renew eel talks on c-mslilutional re- form. George Ho Lem (SC Cnlgary McCalh ns saying that ele- ments of organized crime were Mr. Nolley said the two farm organizations want a change in federal assistance guidelines to involved in Ihe purchase of j piant) [or certain business interests in coramlmity of High Prairie, Calgary. __ito ljc in a more cclltral location. STUDENT JOIIS 'Die Alberta labor depart- ment Is investigating an ad- vertisement placed in a Cal- gary newspaper offering "thou- sands of higlJy paid Jobs1' which would be a working holiday" In the United Stales. The advertisement was airer! in the legislature Wednesday by Roy Wilson (SC Calgary Bow) and Labor Minister Bert Holiol said he would make sure the advertisement is legitimate and that the jobs do exist. The three column displav advertisement, headed "U.S.A Summer Jobs toll! readers (o "write at once" to Senilol Bureau of Liverpool England. Mr. Wilson said he wanted to determine whether n fee Is in- volved and, if so, whether any- one who paid a feo would be assured of a job. LEAP YEAR DANCE EAGLE'S HALL April 7-9 p.m. -1 a.m. Music by Vera Sinclair Orchestra MEMBERS AND GUESTS MEMBERSHIP FEES ARE NOW DUI DEADLINES APRIL IS ?j Anti-war priest, nun found I guilty of smuggling letters Pa. (API The United Stales government's allempl to prove that anti-war priest Philip Ucrrig.in nnd six other formed a conspiracy thai included a plot to kidnap presi- dential aide Henry A. Kissinger has resulted in a deadlocked jury. The jury found Derrigan and a nun who worked with him guilly on seven coimLs involving letters smuggled In and out of prison, but was unable lo agree on Ihe conspiracy Berrigan after conviction. Talks ivith world ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avervua South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 54 NUMBERS 2nd BONUS JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS If a bingo is not called in 49 Nos. It will be played out for a Jucltpot NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AUOWtDI PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS INTERTA1NMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS Thursday-April 6IH-VAGABONDS Friday, April 7IH-BLUES Saturday, April 8th-METROS DOWNSTAIRS -CHEMOS UPSTAIRS L.NFAHI BUIIDEX Assistance programs lor se- nior citizens who own large es- tates place nn unfair hurdon on [lie taxpaying working man, says tlonton Taylor Tlio Social Credit House Leader told Lhc legislature he I is not opposed to government Iprograms oE premium-free medical care insurance and edncatic-Ti tax rebates for sc- OTTAWA (CP) A planned three-day closed briefing for 50 k international businessmen by Prime Minister Trudcau and members of his cabinet has been cancelled, the prime min- ister's office said today. A spokesman said the meet- ing, planned for April 17-19, has been called off because promo- tional material used hy Busi- n c s s International Executive Services "created a situation and atmosphere that was not conducive to good discussions." The spokesman said Business International called off Ihe inccling and was advising clients of the cancellation on grounds that it was "untimely." the The prime minister's offii objected to Business Intern tional's promise to buslnessnu lhat they would have a cliam to persuade the Canadian go eminent Lo alter its proposes new policy on foreign, owne ship. Mr. upset by publicity given to I uoveniniGiit lot planning o sell ACT EDMONTON pro- inci.il government is not con- zmplaling (he sale of Alberta lOvcrmncnL Telephones in anj 'shape, manner or Lcn Vcrry, minister of telephones iml utilities, said Wednesday. He told Gordon Taylor (SC Drumliellcr) in tlie Icgislalun hat Llie Progressive Conscrva ivc Parly had never serlousl; considered .selling ACT to tin mblic as had been rumorct hiring last year's election cam paign. Tlie question of salo arcs When Mr. Taylor asked whelh cr Alberta residents would ge a crack at. a specific porlioa o ihe 550 million ACT expects 1 sorrow in the current fisca year to meet capita] require- ments. Mr. Worry said the govern ment Is looking Into AGT's boi rowing procedures and said A bertnns could participate ACT debenture issues throuj normal Investment channels. The minister said IndicaLioi are that ACT will he ahle to do most of its borrowing on the Canadian market. mnl that was the key clement i of attempting tn smuggle the federal government's nsc. That count charged lhat the even "did imlawfuly, wilfully nd knowingly combine" lo kkl- ap Kissinger, blow up healing mncls iiticr fcdcnil buildings Washington and vandalize raft board offices. Dcrrignn remains in prison on ilicr charges ivliile bail lias een continued for the remain- ]g defendants until the govern- ment decides whether lo seek a cw trial. Tlie U.S. District Court jury f nine women and three men rtded six guilty verdicts Vednesday lo (he one it had rc- Sunday, but said it could ol agree on the other three counts in tho 1-count indict- uent. i: UNUESOLVED Left unresolved were the gen- eral conspiracy charge involv- ng all seven defendant and wo oilier charges thai said two ettors in llio case con- nined kidnnp threats ivhicl mailed in violation of U.S regulations. In addition to the letter-smug' conviction against Jiin: Sunday, 13crrigan was fount guilty Wednesday of attempting to smuggle three oilier letters out of the federal prison in nearby Lcwisluirg, where he was confined in 1970 for destroy- ing draft board files. Sister Elizabeth McAlister, 32, an art history teacher from oilers in to Iterrigiiii nnd Sister Elizabeth ace maximum sentences of 10 rears for cnch letter-smuggling nml. Judge R. Herman set no date (or sentencing, but ten- .ativcly agreed on May 2 as Iho 'ate Cor a hearing on a defence contention that the letler-smug- prosecution was discrimi- natory. Unions break off contract ucgoliahoiis QUliBKC (CIM Lenders of a common front of unions representing public ser- vice employees broke off con- tract talks with the Quebec govermncnl Wednesday night, vowing not to return to the bar- gaining table until the govern- ment indicates il will ncgotiale seriously. The unions told reporters their negotiators will he nvail- nble at any time to resume contract talks, Their only sti- pulation is that Quebec modify its offers for job security and salaries two major issues in negotiations. Government negotiator IIay- nold Langlois replied there would be not 'in extremis" of- fer to luro unions back to nc- York City, was convicted'goliations. Weather and road report suxnrsE FRIDAY SUNSET Edinoiiloniau wins McGaw award EDMONTON