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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TlturMiay, April 11, LBinoniuwB Easter adjournment plans fall apart OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment's plans for an Easter adjournment fell apart Wednesday amid a Commons clamor over rising prices and renewedrelection speculation. An adjournment motion ip' the name of Justice Minister Otto Lang was withdrawn after the minority Liberals were unable to get opposition support for its passage. Discussions were expected to continue on a possible agreement to salvage the Easter recess, scheduled from late Wednesday to Monday, April 22, but party spokesmen seemed pessimistic about any deal being made. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield told reporters his Conservatives would agree to adjournment only if the government met certain conditions. These were a commitment to present a budget by, or shortly after, the end of the month, or to give the Conservatives an op- position day in the April 22-27 week, during which they could present a non-confidence mo- tion The adjournment issue be- came touchy Wednesday with the release of Statistics Canada figures showing a one- per-cent cost-of-living increase during March. Following a question period laced with opposition outrage over -the government's handling of inflation, party spokesmen indicated their parties are not eager to go on record as voting for an adjournment at a time of soaring prices. NDP Leader David Lewis told reporters he cannot accept the government's refusal to take action to roll back price increases. "I can't understand, let alone accept, the government's refusal to act." He said the moment of truth regarding his party's support for the government is approaching. "I've made it clear that we are approaching the point where the differences between the government and ourselves appear irreconcilable." Mr. Stanfield said he sees signs of the NDP's support for Hearst charges press ripoff LA PAZ, Mexico (AP) Randolph Hearst charged Wednesday that the United States press is being used by the kidnappers of his daughter Patricia to further their "twisted political ideas." "This has been one of the biggest ripoffs the press has ever gone Hearst told reporters at this fishing resort on the Baja California peninsula to which he brought his family last Sunday. The Symbionese Liberation Army which took 20- year-old Patricia from her Berkeley, Calif., apartment on Feb. 4, "have used the attention of the press to further their own twisted political Hearst said. He is president and editof of the San Francisco Examiner. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 57 38 .03 Pmcher Creek 52 25 Medicine Hat 58 41 Edmonton 44 26 Grande Prairie.. 52 33 Calgary 52 33 Banff 51 30 .02 Victoria 50 46 .08 Penticton 65 45 Prince George 50 32 .04 Kamloops 61 47 .04 Vancouver...... 51 43 1.13 Saskatoon......37 32 Regina .....40 22 Winnipeg 37 24 Toronto......... 49 34 Ottawa......... 45 29 Montreal 41 26 St John's 54 30 10 Halifax......... 45 30 .20 Charlottetown 44 28 .05 Fredencton 32 26 .26 Chicago 61 48 New York.....48 38 Miami.......... 82 73 Los Angeles. 70 53 Las Vegas 69 55 Phoenix 74 48 Honolulu.......84 72 Athens 32 46 Rome 57 50 Pans........... 68 54 London.......70 54 Berlin......75 41 Amsterdam 66 39 Madrid......... 57 45 Moscow 37 28 Stockholm 36 32 Tokyo.......61 50 FORECAST: Lethbridge Calgary Today, becoming cloudy by this evening. Wind increasing westerly 20 and gusty along the foothills. Highs' 55-60. Lows 35-40. Friday, cloudy periods highs 50-55. Medicine Hat Today, becoming sunny this afternoon Highs 55-60. Lows near 40. Friday, cloudy periods, highs 50-55. Columbia-Kootenay Today cloudy with occasional rain. Fresh southerly winds at times. Friday cloudy with a few sunny periods. A few showers along the mountains. Highs today and Friday in the 50s, lows tonight in the mid- 30s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Rain lower elevations snow higher mountains south and east today tapering off tonight. Cloudy northwest. Southwest winds developing along east slopes tonight continuing Friday Friday cloudy except scattered showers extreme east. Highs today 40s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Friday 45 to 55 except 40s extreme east. West of Continental Divide Cloudy today. Scattered showers tonight and early Friday. Highs both days 45 to 55 Lows tonight 30s. DRILL FILLERS Labour Saver Hydraulic, Electric or Gas Engine Driven. Alao the G.T. Tail Gate mounted Drill Filler. This is the Easier and Faster Way to fill drills with Grain or Fertilizer. AVAILABLE NOW AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutls Highway, Box 1202 Phone 328-1161 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m., April 11, 1974. All highways in the Lethbridge area are bare and dry. Highway 1 Trans-Canada west, Calgary to Banff and Golden, bare and dry. Golden to Revelstoke, W new snow and is wet. The Banff-Jasper Highway has had a light skiff of new snow and is wet. Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. untiLy p.m.; Wild horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to ll p.'m. Logan Pass. (Canada Customs hours moved one hour earlier Jan. 6 when Montana went on daylight the government slackening and agreed that his party and the New Democrats appear to be moving in the same direction. The NDP has consistently supported the Liberals on cru- cial votes and any joint stand with the Conservatives on the inflation issue likely would topple the government. Mr. Lewis said the original adjournment plans were scuttled because the Con- servatives "wanted the best of both worlds." "They wanted a holiday and also to give the impression they were ready to stay here and work. They expected us to vote with the government, but if they insist on a vote we won't go for it. "No one is going to walk out of here a hero." Quebecers buy half of tickets Kidnapper? Donald David De- Breeze, above, the man believed to be Patricia Hearst's kidnapper, was viewed four years ago by a prosecutor as a man with "a total lack of regard for human court records revealed Wednesday. Third world countries demand better deal UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Algerian President Houari Boumedienne declared Wednesday that developing nations must nationalize their raw materials for their own economic survival. China backed him up, demanding a better economic deal for third world countries. "Nationalization of raw materials has become a fundamental prerequisite of economic Boumedienne said in the opening speech of a two week special General Assembly session on raw materials and development. Chinese Deputy Premier Teng Hsiao-ping said the underdeveloped countries can begin to emerge from poverty "if they can take in their own hands the production, use, sale, storage and transport of raw materials and sell them at reasonable prices on the basis of equitable trade relations." Referring to China as a fellow developing country, Teng praised the Arabs for using oil as a weapon to deal "a telling blow at Zionism and its supporters" and declared "what was done in the oil battle should and can be done in the case of other raw materials." In addition to urging nation- alization of raw materials, the Algerian leader said third world countries should process their materials at home. He said they should receive more aid from rich countries, their present "burdens" should be lightened and a special program of "more concentrated aid" should be established for the least-developed nations. He said developed countries now monopolize raw materials, manufactured products, capital and services and are fixing the prices "both of the raw materials that they take from the developing countries and the goods and services" they furnish them in return. Also at the session, French Foreign Minister Michel Jobert said a U.N. monitoring centre should be set up to "enable us better to survey the trends of supply and demand and help producers better to plan their production and development." MONTREAL (CP) Quebec bought more than half the tickets sold for the first Olympic lottery and Ontario was next among the provinces, it was announced Wednesday. The big winner will collar a cool million and a potential total of in prizes will be distributed in the lottery draw, to be televised Monday night on the CBC English and French networks in a 90- minute color spectacular from the Ottawa civic centre. Olympic Lottery Canada re- ported Quebecers bought of the numbers now resting in the lottery computer while of the tickets, were sold in Ontario. Alberta was third with and the other participating provinces weighed in this way: New Brunswick New- foundland, and Prince Edward Island While the other four provinces did not participate in this first of eight Olympic lotteries, residents were free to purchase tickets by postal order: British Columbia, Manitoba Saskatchewan Nova Scotia 2.431. The Yukon and the Northwest Territories bought a total of tickets. Of the 2.5 million tickets issued for the lottery, 492 were cancelled. Though toreign postal sales are listed at only it is known that many visitors from the United States and some from other lands as well made over-the-counter purchases. Julien Cote, vice-president and general manager of the lottery, said that as general We Will Be In Your Corner NOOK OPEN SOON! Katie Cooke Fights On The chairman of the federal Advisory Council on the Status of women is a relentless foe of discrimination. Marq de Villiers writes about her, this Saturday in the Weekend Magazine. The Lethbridge Herald Colonel Sanders and his boys EASTER TREAT April only. have an Buy a Bucket or Barrel and Family Pack of French Fries YOU SAVE 16 fl. oz. of creamy cole slaw Plus 6 Soft Drinks Colonel biiruicis .mil ins nirtKc u linger lickin qoo I SVEN ERICKSEN'S FOOD AND PASTERY SHOP 2021 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-8161 1701 MM Drive Phone 328-7751 rule each province should have 10 winners for every tickets sold in that province since that is the ratio of winners per tickets. On that basis, the bulk of winners would be from Que- toec, Ontario and Alberta. The million number will be drawn shortly before p.m. "live" on television Monday night but how long before the holder's identity is known is anybody's guess. The holder will have to present the ticket to the Olym- pic lottery before officials can announce the name of the win- ner and the same applies to most of the other winners, a potential including a second prize and a third prize. Tickets should be sent by registered mail, if the mails are used. In the case of tickets pur- chased by mail, the Olympic lottery has retained the stubs here and therefore will itself be able to establish the names oi winners mail purchases represent only six per cent of tickets bought. "We'll have to go through our records in Montreal before it can be determined if they do, in fact, include said Mr. Core. Cheques will be sent auto- matically to such winners be- ginning Tuesday. Winners who wish to call for their prizes in person are asked to wait until Wednesday before visiting the lottery offices at 800 de Maisonneuve Blvd. East, Montreal. After each participating province has been paid five per cent of the lottery's gross revenue from tickets sold in that province, the over-all lottery profit goes to the organizing committee of the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. ONLY 20 DAYS LEFT DON'T KID AROUND ON YOUR 'reparmg your income re- turn is far from child's piay You need to receive every legitimate deduction. H R BLOCK will prepare and dou- ble check your return for ac- curacy. So stop kidding your self. Bring your return to H R BLOCK COMPLETE RETURNS GUARANTEE If we make any error in Ihe preparation of your tax return that costs vou any interest or penalty on additional taxes due while we do not assume the liability (or ihe additional taxes we will pay that interest and penally LiiigtM Tax SCIVICP Wuh Over 6000 Officpb m North America 815 3rd Ave. S. 329-3632 324 13th St. N. 327-4075 WMkdiyi 9 to 9; Siturdiyi 9 to 5 I NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY I For generations the Russians made a vodka from potato spirits. Now, we introduce to Canada a vodka which is a delicate blend of fine grain and potato spirits. ROSTOV VODKA ;