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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THS intlBRIDGE HISAID ttiunday, April >3, anadians OTTAWA ComposiT Iliiiry Homers ..-nl Pjji-ifu1 I'itiiiniirin X. H. Crtnnfi niiu'ii'.1 I'' prnminn'l rMiluns .ipp'ijnf''1! o[ Uu1 Urilrr ot (.'mull.) Wol- ncvkiA. Max iind cotisorviHic'iiisi Kalph Kil- v. tirils v.cre -_ clhcr jKTMjns awnrdfl li'.'1 cHer's Medal of Service. The recipient, bst nnnputic- last year, wore invested by Governor Gorn'ral Roland MidictuT nl a sfvoi.il Govern- ment. llmisc1 eetcr.ioiiy. an? picked for; "outstanding merit of the lilpli-1 osi iJepTe. cspocuily sonico 1 to Canada or to humanity nl brpe." The .servlL-c nipdnt U fLvrnrtl- ed lor "pxci'llciH'L1 in ;ill fields d[ ['ndeiwor in life." Mr. Soniors. -in, of Toronto Ins gained internal ion jl rc- noun for his ttmiiiodilioiis. Mr, Crump joined Ihc CPU in as mi apprentice ma- chinist in Hie locomotive de- partment, lie Is lo retire later tfiis year. Max Ferguson, 43, created the C PC network progra in in 1917 and his raspy- vmeed character entertained Canadians until 1962. Mr. Edwards, 01, was honor- ed for his effovls to save a Mayors roll up wleoiiie mat Bennett's coining anyway VANCOUVER (CP1 The Uuport said: "Ours will prob- t-rovincinl cabinet lias Invited I ably be a no-host luncheon." i I self to dinner more than 10 dinners, in fact and most of iis prospective are less (iian cnttiusifisLJc. Tlic cabinpl is planning a P e n 11 c toil's mayor, Frank Laird, was philosophical: "Well, you can't kick ilia gift horse in the mouth. Nor the rear end. visiled received leliors W e d- nesclay asJane; them lo sponsor dinners or luncheons for the jmnisters. "I think we should all gel them lunch said .Mayor Gordon N'ichol of Kam- Jnops. "The last time they were here It cost the cily and Vcnple Mayor Pete Lester of Prince lour of the province later this j "They'll be handiup out spring, and mayors of 000 bills wherever (hoy iiicipalilies scheduled to be t Mnyor snid. "What can you do. After all, the man's A. C. Bennett) the premier of the province, "I suppose the least we can get Tor a W50 lunch is between and In an- nouncements." Mayor Lester said the letter, from deputy provincial secre- tary L. J. Wallace, said: "I wonder if you and your council would like to host and honor the premier with a luncheon at 12 noon Monday, May 29. The premier will have two presentations to make to you OD that date, one of his- torical significance." The letter went on to safe for confirmation of lie lunch and requested the complete guest list by May 5. "I suppose they want the guest list because they can make other arrangements If they don't like who we've ask- Mayor Lester quipped. Mayor V. K. Devilo of Trail said he wouldn't mind giving the cabinet a luncheon if the announcement different form. "The Impression was llml llicy were coming and should do surnclhing about it. Normally one would expect would have been asked in discreet way whether WG woulc like to have them." Mayor Harold Moffat of Prince George and II. W. Buckle of Kimberley said they were in favor of the tour and didn't mind giving the cabinel a meal. Fire sweeps farm ETZIKOM (EINS> A fire believed to have started from an Idling traclor on the farm ot Mr. and Mrs. Russel DUson, about 12 miles south of Nemis- cam, destroyed several thou- sand dollars' worth of feed, hay stacks, hales, slietls, n burn, chicken ccfcp and chick- ens and part of tnclr corrals. Mrs. Dixson noliced the lire which was already out of con- trol, alerted neighbors for help iiiifl then went out and saved the 4-H calf. Meantime, Mr. Dixson and his son Eldoti, who were out fixing fence at the time, noticed the flcinies and rushed home In time lo save (heir hulls. Mock of white trumpeter swans nesting near his Isolated homa at Lonesome l.nke, B.C. Oilier winners: Thomas J. Hata, 57, Don Mills, Ont., an Industrialist. Robert E. Hell, 53, n nuclear physicist and principal and vice chancellor of McGill Uni- versity, Hoy Darnells. 69, professor ol English literature and language at Hie University of British Co- lumbia. Maurice Cardinal Roy, B7, Arclibidhop of Quebec and Pri- mate of Canada. Waller Shaw, 83, premier of Prince Edward Island Irom IS59 to I960; Dr. Lennox G. Bell, 07, Win- nipeg, rtcan emeritus of rnedi. cine, University of Manitoba. LI. Col. James A. Johnson, 50, deputy chairman of the United Nations armistice com- mission which tried to prevent war between Israel ond Jordan In 1967; Thoradur .Tohnsou, 74, Winnipeg, retired plant pathol- ogist who specialized In cereal diseases; ART LOVER CHOSEN Thy Koerner, Van couvcr. who has spent much of her life In activities lo Improve Cana- dian art and music; David S. Lloyd, 68, Toronto, chairman of the administrative board of tho CNID amateur radio club; Chief James Sewld, 58, hereditary leader ol Kwak- wasutenuk and former chief councillor of. the Alert Bay, B.C., band; Winnilred M. Stewart. Ed- monton, founder and principal of the Winnlfred Stewart school for retarded children in Ed- monton. There have been 442 Order of Canada companions and ser- vice medalists named since the honor was created ID 1967. ORDER OF CANADA COMPANIONS Governor-General Roland Michener Invests two Companions of ihe Order of Canada Wednesday In Ottawa Composer Hnrry Somers of Toronto, left, and Cardinal Maurice Roy, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada, receiving ihefr medals. (CP Wirephoto) [ly THE CANADIAN' PRESS A strike by Quebec province employees that has created a crisis situation for :ome hospitals towered today over all other Canadian labor disputes, but from Halifax to Pool prodigies have friends in legislature EDMONTON (CP) Per- sons between the age of. It and 16 would be able to enter a billiard room under a proposed amendment to tho Billiard Rooms Act given first reading in (he legislature Wednesday. They would have to have written consent of parents or guardian. Peter Trynchy (PC 'While- who introduced the bill, said the changes would "pro- vide many children with a form of recreation which now is not available to them." MEN'S WEAR LTD. Bert Jim Scotty FIRST FLORSHEIM SHOE SA1.E Limited quantities. Shop early for best selection. Rand Shoes Ji I rU.314 7th Strwt S. Phone 327.2232LOJH Wage demands heard from coast to coast Public employees are adamant Vancouver nuUiorilies faced trouble over demands for higher wages by public employees. On strike across Canada are technical employees of tho CBC who rejected a conciliation board report offering a total wage increase of 10'A per cent Wildlife damage is met with funds from capitals EDMONTON (CP) The federal government has agreed provisionally Ihe Prairie provinces on a program to compensate fanners "substan- tially" for wildlife damage to crops, It was announced Wed- nesday, The announce ment was made by Dr. Andrew MacPher- son, director of the Canadian Wildlife Sen-ices western re- gional headquarters in Edmou- ton. He said a group of se- nior officials now is working on delalls of. the agreement. Alberta drain farmers have Peace talks seen NEW DELHI (AP) Prime Minister Indira Gandhi received a letter today from President Zullikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan that fndian officials said opened the way for peace talks. The officials did not disclose details of the letter, hut Bhutto told reporters in Rawalpindi tie had accepted Mrs. Gandhi's proposal for lower-level discus sions to prepare an agenda for a summit Bhutto sent his acceptance through the Swiss embassy In reply to a letter from Mrs. Gan- dhi last week setting down her proposals for general peace talks at the summit and below. complained they ara not get- ling enough compensation for crop damaga by migratory Wildfowl. Countdown near for astronauts CAPE KENNEDY (AP) The Apollo 16 astronauts re- ceived a refresher course in lunar geology today as the countdown continues on lime for Sunday's liftoff lo the moon. John Young, Charles Duke and Tliomas Mattingly have had extensive geology training but scheduled the session with lunar scientists to brush up on some aspects. They will concentrate on sur- face landmarks they will Irack from lunar orbit. At the launch pad, no prob- lems were reported as the countdown clock ticked toward the planned liftoff timo of p.m. EST Sunday. All three astronauts consider themselves pretty good amateur geologists and one of the main tilings Young and Duke are to look for ns they explore the moon's mountainous highlands is evidence of ancient volcan- oes. Will [hey be able to recognize (he evidence if they see it? "We certainly think Duke sad in a recent ntervievv. "Between 35 and 40 per cenl of our traning has been devoted lo geology, and about 95 per cent of that time was spent in various types of volcanic fcrain on earth." Dr. William C. Phlnnny, chiel of the geology branch at the Manned Spacecraft Centre Ilouslon, reported Young am Duke spent 36 days In field training. over 21 months. The Icchni- ians, who earn an average of 1179 a week, want various sal- ary increases retroactive to 'uly, when their contract ex- 'ired and also seek a shorter vork Other major disputes Include: Halifax A strike by transit vorkers has tied up the city's ius fleet for five weeks with no of settlement. They original- y asked for a 90-cenL increase n wages averaging about f3 nn lour. A conciliation meeting Monday will try lo head off a police strike thai can begin April 21. In addition, city (ire- men ara awaiting tho results of an inquiry into Lheir dispute. Montreal The giant provin- cial walkout created problems wlLh other public servants. One such group, management level mrses, are refusing overtime and extra work in hospitals dur- ng the current shortage. Con- :racl negotiations are currently under way with peace officers relumed to work last nionlh after a month-long walk- out. Talks between the city and its blue-collar workers are eel :o resume with union spokes- men saying sides are in complete agreement on most main issues. The workers are still under an injunction until May 20 to prevent a walkout such as that which created havoc during a February bliz- Mobile home parks may qualify for loans EDMONTON (CP) Mobile home parks would for Alberta Housing Corp. loans for construction or improvements under proposed amendments to Ihn Alberta Housing Act given first reading In Lhe legislature Wednesday. The amendments, Introduced by Clifford Doan would also define mobile zard. Toronto Metropolitan strike by Toronto outside officials said they will recom- mend ihat the membership re- ject the latest management offer and take a strike vote. Vancouver Seven lower mainland municipalities are ne- gotiating with civic employees who have a strike mandate [rom New Westminster locals. Unions plan further strike ac- tion in demanding a U-per-eont wage increase, dropped from JO per cent. About civic work- ers in Vancouver wafted out Tuesday for 24 hours. shop CP ll bt CALGARY (CP) A. million repair shop tor Rail's freight operation wi constructed In Ilie cily begin- ning next month, Alberla man- ngcr E. H. Shuto announced today. Increasing rail tonnage In ths west lias mailc Ihc shop neces- sary, he said, and it could han- dle cars annnally and em- ploy 350 men. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET workers is in its fourth day, halting most garbage collection in the city and two boroughs. Supervisors have taken over ferry hoal service, water filtra- tion and sewage treatment. Tho workers earn a week nnd originally sought a S30-a- week increase. Also. Toronto's transit workers want a 15-per-cenl pay increase and will call on Hie To- ronto Transit Commission April 23 for the raise in a two-year contract. Brandon, Man. Contract Lcthbridge Medicine II ac Calgary Pincher Creek FMmoulon Jasper Banff........ Peace River Penticton Vancouver Prince Tcorge Kamloops Prince Allicrt Saskatoon Regina........ Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa 46 L Prc .34 01 34 31 3L .53 26 25 211 .07 2.1 30 .22 39 .36 56 32 .19 30 25 31 talks ere under way between tho Canadian Union of Public Employees and Ihe boards of the city's two hospitals. Union homes and mobile home parks and authorize the housing cor poration to pay grants in liei of taxes. They would also remove the deputy minisler of municipal affairs as a director of the bousing corporation and re- place him witli the deputy pro- vincial treasurer. r GOSPEL MEETING TONIGHT-7.30 P.M. "BIBLE TEACHING Vorsui MAN'S TEACHING" Evangelist: DONALD R. GIVENS PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS Corns and Brinn Your Friendsl CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21 Ave. S. Phone 328-2708 or- 327-7991 EVERYONE WEtCOME NO COtlECTIONS CONGREGATIONAL SINGING 1 4 4 Churchill supply base for oil, gas CffUHCHlLL, Man. (CP) Senator Gil Molgat said Wed- nesday the federal (ransport ministry is definitely going to use Churchill as its supply base for the shipment of pe- troleum products to the north. Mr. Molgat, here to address the Liberal party's travelling n o m i n a lion convention, said the transport ministry would ship oil, gasoline and other pe- troleum products to the Kce- walin district centres through Churchill. UP. said the Northwest Terri- tories government would he di- recting some dry cargo ship- ments, amounting to less than tons, to be shipped from Montreal lo Ihe Arctic settle- ments, This, he said, was beyond the trauspoit ministry's control. The senator stressed the need for a forceful representa- tive lo ensure that Ottawa fully appreciates the polenlial of the vast. Churchill constituency which contains most of Man- itoba's mineral resources. The constituency takes in about two-thirds of the province. SNOWS AGAIM (CNP Hiireaul Tho Crowsncst Pass area re- ceived four inches of enow Thursday night Montreal St. John's Halifax Fredericton Chicago New York Miami Washington [xis Angeles Las Vegas Honolulu Mexico City Rome Paris........ London Berlin Amsterdam Brussels 40 36 47 45 45 35 51 39 .48 33 49 32 43 48 67 57 70 64 66 72 80 64 lil 56 59 55 54 57 .73 FOItnCASTS Letlibridgc Snow rear Hie. mountains ending this morning. Sunny periods Vn Ihc afternoon. Iflghs near 45. Lows npjir 30. Friday: Sunny. Iljghs in the upper 405. C D I g n r y-Mcdlcl'in Hal Cloudy with periods of very light snow this morning. Sunny in the afternoon. Highs near 45. Lous near 3j. Friday: Sunny. Highs 50-55. Columbin-Koolcnay Today, mainly sunny except cloudy in the Kootonays this morning. Friday, cloudy. Highs today and Friday, 45 to SO. Lows to- night 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Numerous rain and snow- showers we.st, scattered show- ers east, today and tonight. Lo- cally, heavy snows soulhsvest- ern mountains. Friday, partly cloudy with widely scattered showers mostly in (he moun- tains. Cooling trend. Highs both days 40 to 55. West ot Continental Divids rain and snowshow- ers with locally heavy snows in the mountains today. Decreas- ing showers late this afternoon and evening. Friday, partly cloudy with a showers in the mountains. Continued cool. Highs today 35 to 45. Lows to- night 20s. Iligtis Friday 40s. EDWARDS HEAVY-DUTY CULTIVATOR 33' Model C433 with rod weeder allnchmenl (optional) Bfg Rugged Cultivator for Large Pc'-vcrM Iractori Converlibfe to 31, 35 or 37 feet Maximum Clearance for Heavy Trash Condiflons One Hydraulic Cylinder is used for Deplfi Conlrol and lifting to Transport Position Contact Ken Drckson for a demonstration GENERAL FARftt SUPPLIES Phone 32B-H41 OFFICIAL AS OF A.S1 TODAY COURTESY Of AMA All roads in the Lcllibridge i pery sections. Banff-Golden Is district are bare and wet and hare and dry. GoUlen-Rcvel- In good driving condition ex- cepl fir some slush on the roads from Brocket Lo the B.C. border. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare stoke is bare and dry and mo- torists arc advised to watch (or falling rock and frost heaves in thai area. n a n f f-Rndium nnd Banff- Jasper highways are bara and dry with occasional slip-1 and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Couttj 24 hours; Canvay 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Donita 9 .m. to 6 p.m.; noosevillc, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Kinfjsgalc, D.C., 24 hours; PorthiH Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildborse, R a.m. to S p.m. ;