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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ TH1 UTHMIOOI HfKALB AM Campaign For Quebec Elections In High Gear QUEBEC (CP) As me rally of 500 persons thai Quebec April 29 Quebec general election fv campaign moved into high gear over the weekend, Premier JeaoJacques Bertrand asked to be returned to power with a ma- jority government and liberal leader Robert Bourassa pre- dicted a sweeping victory for bis party. Premier Bertram concen- trated his campaigtring in the Quebec City and Montreal areas. He called tor a tougher line towards Ottawa, promised continued protection of English education rights and announced htm eBmiaation of ferry tolls. Opposition Leader Robert Bourassa, who campaigned in northern ridmgs and near Mon- treal, said his party is the only one ottering responsible govern- ment. Separatist leader Rene Le- Tesque touring mainly easten rkiiflM, took a swipe at botti old parties and said his Part Que- becois-facing its first election -would not try to deceive the voters by false Carol Samson, leader of the Quebec wing of the Ralliement Creditisle, which is also making its-debut in a. provincial -elec tion, accused the Union National o Kelson A. Re eke feller signed a bin Saturday giving New York state tbe most liberal abortion refcrm taw in the Unfed States and of the most liberal in the world. Under the new law, an abor- tion is strictiv a matter between a woman and her doctor up to the 24th of pregnancy. After that, an abortion wffl be permitted atif if SnUNC HOODS-Sprmg runoH flooding yaor rh, rout, rtxrt Clifford 14, of must talc, from hi. form hem. 1o o school bot stop. Despite high rubb.r boor., h. ho. to iwgotiate th. deeper by M.ing hi. way along .trond. of the wir. Eltertlw ii a form community odjoCTfit to Edmonton. New York Is the Most populous state to liberalize HJ abortion law. The Alaska House of Repre- sentatives passed a state Sf bill Friday that include! a 30-day residency re- gnirement. It would make abor- tion a medical matter between a doctor and his patient nia the fetus can sustain life outside womb, usually connection with tbe Panthers and other militants could have been a reason for the fire, Lef- oourt said: "It is possible. I've had loads of threats by phone and mail." Thirty firemen were injired _gbting tbe ore which started n a restaurant on the ground floor of a five-storey brick wilding in Union Square just north of Greenwich Village. Most of tbe firemen were in- jured when a mezzanine col- Oiicago Area Truckers Strike CHICAGO (AP .About truck drivers today wot on strike against Chicago- area trucking firms that failed to reach agreement during the weekend with trucking unions. Five Chicago trucking dations, which refused to' sign contracts with eftaer tbe Teamsters or- me todenendent Chicago Truck Driven Union, locked out mother dm- GTS RoA docfanoL Tbe men tfaon oompft- wtich Cambodian Towns Under Attack save the He. The law a effective from Jnh-1. Abortion. generally are per- (ormed during the first three manths of piegnancy. The new law, which ef- fect Jury 1, does not impose any residency requirements, nor does it require thai abortions be performed in hospitals. The okl taw, enacted 140 years ago, per- mitted abortions only when nec- essary to save a woman's life. Both the state Assembly and state Senate adopted the last week by dose margins R is expected that under the law as many as women in New York City abbe win request aba lions 'each week after conception. Governor Keith H. Miner, I MethodBt whose wife is a BOOMS Catholic, said he ep- posed the law and has not mdi- cated whether he win sign it Both bouses of the Maryland egislature have approved a Jaw eliminating virtually all restrie- ions on 'abortion. Governor- Marvin Handel, who Is Jewish, las set a public hearing on tfas bin later this month and said he win make public by l his derision on wbetht: e sign it. Colorado, on April 1M7, became the first state to Xberal- FHNOM PENH (AP) Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops nude new attacks Son- day on two towns akeg High- way One near the South Viet- namese border-, Radio Phaom Penh announced.' The broadcast reported m at- tack on Prasaut, the fourth in the week, and another on Kompong Trabek, 33 miles to which has been the of fighting in tbe last.two days. WHIP UP RAGE Gen. Lcn N'oi's "salvation Maryland but are not yet law With a population of more than in its abortion a statute copied by about a dosea other states, including Mary- land Earlier this year, Hawaii adopted a law permitting abor- tions performed by doctors in hospitals 'providing .tha fetus was non-viable. lapsed them. ____ showering bricks on ROBERT BOURASSA freskta Grit victory ting a In takeoff, caBed both the Unkn Nationele and Party Quebeecss "fcrospon- sfcte." He said the Liberals have placed the need to create jobs Anglican Church Gets Recognition JERUSALEM (AP) Israel granted official recognition Sun- day to tlie AngBcan Church, pv t certain mead- ing uiuiieily ownersbm. The church, known officially hi Israel at the Evangelical Episcopal Church, Is a union of two branches of the' Anglican Church. It has nearly members ta Israel and the occu- pied territories.- Israel has 12 other recognized agreed to the demands for a wage' boost over three yesrs. The Teams- ters Union leadership and tbe country's .carriers already nave settled for a increase. Truckers DOW average (boat J4 an hour. The. gjembetship atffl must vote on the offer. placed me need to crewejow ju, u other recognaed for Quebec's estimated minority religious groups, in- uuemitoyed as top priority. But dudmg.Druie, Roman Catbolic to create Jobs Quebec, needed orthodox. Ens first novel, Appointment in the story of One days in a man's life that ended in Hi suicide, was published in 1934. O'Hara was born Jan. SI, 1906, in FottsvuV, Pa. the first of eight children to Patrick and Katharine O'Kara. His father was a surgeon.' (XHara's literary career grew out of newspaper work. New York Herald Tribune. Owing the 1930s, be was a regular in speakeasies, There be became acquainted with the rackets and the entertanment world. foreign investment, and to get foreign investment Quebec I neede political stability and re- sponsibility. Mr. Levesque ocnceptrated mainly on finances during the weekend and took swipes 'political baSoons" Inflated the Liberals and Union Montana Road Toll Oimbs v BILLINGS, Mont (AP) Montana's highway fatality toD rose to 65 for the year with the death of Mrs. Ana Hancock of Billings. The 73 year old women was injured here in a car-pe- destrian accident, March 28. She was crossing the street when struck by the car. Three Killed Accidentally In Alberta By Tbe Caaadin Press At least three persons died accidentally on the Prairies during the weekend, all in Al- government" staged a massive, nationalist rally in Phnom Penh Saturday. Pbnes dropped leaflets on the capital recalling aanent hatreds of tbe Vietnamese who "massa- cred the Cambodians." "They used Cambodian heads for cooking said the lid lets. Thousands of Vietnamese BVC recently been rounded up or investigation; hundreds are being kept in detention camps. Cambodia has Yietnam- te living within her borders. In Prasaut Friday, 73 Viet- namese civilians were slaugh- tered during a battle, between the Viet Cong and Cambodian ale. HALE OPTKAl COMPANf LTD Wt Mi St. S. J27-71M New DDF Structure Urged By Special Committee bcrta. A canadum Press surrey from S p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday night local times snow- ed no fatalities in Hantoba or Saskatchewan. Two of the fatalities occur red when a light truck over turned after leaving a road near Smoky Lake in central A berta: Dennis Esopenko, 23, an Harry Lamash, 29, both o Smoky Lake, were killed-in the accident. In the other accident, -Dillon Richard Two oi Morley, was killed when be was lit by a car on Highway H in northwest Calgary. WEATHPI AND ROAD REPORT 36 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Letnbndge j u_ He the poty's stand i TORONTO special committee of 10 persons neo- ith tbe professional oiu recommended to tbe Dominion Drama Festival gov- ernors that the DDF be re- structured with tbe emphasis oo Mr Levesqne scoffed Union Nationale of a surplus of l The committee, chaired by Alan 3xrns, former curator of region should have its own ad- ministrative group comprising those involved creatively in the theatre, those in theatre arts management and "other inter- ested individuals." The committee was set up to study the future of the Do- minion Drama Festival tiTamimrhr Alan lormer curator 01 sssa -s seen surplus." Cholera Kills 157 DACCA (AP) Some 157 per- sons have.died from cholera to three East'Pakistan districts in the last reports Pakistan Press International quoting offi cial sources. one of which should be entirely French. Tbe new DDF structure, which tbe committee Children Drown In B.C. Lake Thank you Canada! Seagram's Five Sia outsells all other brands of whisky. The reason? Easy taste and easy to look at. Plusthe Seagram name and quality. Prove it Joryourself.That's the easy part, The easy whisky. PRINCE GEORGE, B.C !CP) The remaining two ndjes of five children who drowned Saturday after fal through ice 33 mDes east this central British Cofcmbt community wefe recovered Sunday. Police Identified the victim. as seven-year-old twins Wane and Wendy Remedy, the brother Robbie, I, and Michael Morgan, 6, and his brother K vin, 7, all of the community upper Fraser. Police said five fe through the sun-softened ice while crossing Topless Lake look at a beaver lodge, i roops. Accounts of the incident vary, but the Cambodians ap- parently killed.the Vietnamese. --.---'T.--. "r- Canada Plans. Military Base In Far North YELLOWKNIFE, N .W .T. (CP) Establishment of north- ern military! beadojiarters, win serve as an. example .of Can- ada's sovereignty over the Arc- tic, Defence Minister Leo Cad- ieux said Saturday. The site of the headquarters is expected to be announced entrenched under circulation of moist air. UtUa change in this situation is ex- pected today orTuesday. As a result up to a farther six inches of snow are forecast for the Alberta foothills and moun- tains. Elsewhere in southern and central areas only a few snowflurries are forecast. In northern regions sonny skies and mild temperatures may be expected. Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Bay....... Toronto......... 47 23 Ottawa..........48 34 Montreal 49 34 Hiicago..........43 38 with link Bombs Juried Near loyal Pair BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Stink bombs released by students almost disrupted a garden party today for the Queen and Prince Philip. As the Queen was about to sit down for tea on the Parlia- ment House lawn, ttx stench of rotten eggs wafted' across tbe yard. The royal vislttrs and guests recovered their compo- sure uid tot garden party continued. New York Los Angeles 60 42 75 60 (7 72 .89 SYNOPSIS Snow was still falling in Al- berta foothills early today as the central and southern re- IfORECAST r Letfebridge' _ SBOW with freaMai aad heavier tai fMtaflb tyt ntouitahu, cwi. Wbos NEU. Uw-Ugk Letttridge Medfeiae Hat'- Sonny with cloudy periods, few snowflur- ries in afternoon and evening, little change in temperature. Winds light Low-high 2MO. CohunMa-XMtemay Sumy with a few cloudy intervals to- day and Tuesday, ercept main- ly cloudy witt a few sbowen both afternoons. Winds fight, rising at times to N15. Low tonight and Ugh Tuesday at soon, said Mr. Cadieux, who was accompanied by Gen; F. R Sharp, chief of Canada's raffi tary defence staff and other senior military officials. Considerable study has al-j ready been given tbe matter "and a number of tentative con- elusions have already been Mr. Cadieux said. He said the purpose of the trip was to determine if the conclusions were right -or whether others would have to be found. Tbe department- of' national defence has two four-man teams stationed in the North, one at Yellowknife, capital of tbe Northwest Territories and the other at WWlchorse, in the Yu- kon. Yellowknife Is 100 miles north of Edmonton. gions of the province remained Cranbrook 22-17. Castlegar 25-50. Motorists Are Grumbling t About Highway's Condition BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) 3 from the Alberta- British Columbia border west to Natal is In a deplorable con- dition. FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST LETHMIDCC 309 7fh Stmt S. J78-5MI Branches it Ciliary. Red Deer, Ednwnton, MtdiciM Hat, Mwitrtal Member erf Caradi Deposit Insurance Cofpontlon__ SPRING MACHINERY SPECIALS CASE 1032 WWi Cob, Dwri Hydraulics. Just example (4 the speciab en new at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS KXJHWAT PHONI 327-3 Numerous motorists are grumbling about the chainwork rf potholes that has developed n the highway which is1 break- ng up more and more daily. Residents living on the east.aide of the border and having to tra- vel to and from work in the fatal area are not happy about he situation. IRAVEL Highway crews have, at vaf- oug times, been spotted on the road filling the holes with gra- vel which cnly lasls until one or two cars pass over Uie holes. Filling Ihc boles with the fairly large slzo loose gravel pro- motes another hazard as the ioose gravel Is picked up by on- coming and passing cars end windshields are simering nu- merous pock marks. Car paint is also being chipped by the (ly- ing gravel. MORE ACTION Motorists feel that with the amount of Iraffic on this parti- cular stretch of highway more action ccuM be taken for bet- ter maintenance of the high- OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Leti> bridge district are bare and in good driving condition. Highway 3 west from Burmis to tbe B.C. border has slippery sections. This road has been sanded. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is ui good winter condition with slippery sections. From Barrfi to Golden there is 1 inch of snow. The highway has been plowed and there are slippery sections and black Ice. GoMen to Revelstoke Is mainly bare and in good condition and motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and frost heaves. The Banff.- Radium highway is mostly bare ind la good condition with slippery sections. From Banff to Jasper there is 1 inch of sotrw. The highway has been plowed sod sanded and there are slippery sections. This highway h open 24 hours daily. Creston Sal mo highway Is mainly bare and in good con- dition with slippery sections. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock, deer and cari- bou on the highway. Snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling in mountain area. This includes ski resort access roads, There Is 73 per cent loading restriction on Highway 81 from the junction of Highway 4 Skiff, PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cootts, J4 hours; a.m. to p.m. MST; CWef Mountain closed. Del BoniU 9 a.m. to p.m.; Roeseville, B.C. I a.m. W I p.m.; Kinpgate, B.C., M boon; PorthlU-Rykerts I a.m. te nMnllbt; for ;