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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 tMt UTMMDOI WKAID TweUey, 14, Astronauts' Wives Show Confidence In Face Of Crisis GET reoJ london evening giving of aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft this'morning. HOUSTON (AP) 'Tm not' aayiac another word until Jim gets beck Marilyn Lmr- ell aakl today as her astronaut- huebaad aboard ApoQt U toaght a .historic apace battle ta return to earth. Ths woe ef any Oapt Jaawa Level stayed dose to her apace centre monitor and a big color Menaiaa set ia her home as the apace crisfe unfolded mike away.- M her sate, In the snun study taw! by Lovefl in prepping for the mbsioe, Charles Con- rad, Apollo 13 moon explorer. "She's pretty aim but uU Csswd as he left the LoveU home in the early morning ham, utride hit nil mototcyctt. "Sure they'll make Ooo- said wih iiilliinliai. but added: "Of it's always to 9 a BWdO." "The atmosphere is tene, ev- la the saewk Commons Committee Views Vote In Postal Strike Issue spaa ageacy effidal Bob McMnrrey la deeeribiag the ac- tivity fa the of LeveH ud kstroMut Fnd Men thi troobk developed ta apace, Mrs. LoreO ud Ilkry Baiae were eheerral they OTTAWA (CP) Montreal's! mail-truck driven carried a demonstration of unHed opposi- tion to the government into a Commons committee room Monday allernooo and put it to a vote. "We're doing this to prove to Mr. Drury that1 .we're not forc- ing the men into sakl Guy Beaudoin, a director of the Confederation of National Trade Unions. Inquiry Told RCMP Break Border Law VANCOUVER A Ca- nadian immigration official Monday'told a federal" inquiry that people have been taken back to the United States On the other side o( the room, Treasury Board President C. M Drury agreed that it was an im- pressive display of discipline and determination. ARef the results were an- 6, annulled 10, against 399-and after the cheers had died down, Mr. Drury told the driven they had made their point. "I regret sincerely your ded- swn, He tok! reporters the govern- ment will not change its offer which expires Wednesday and that new men win be hired by the post office to take their If they do not come forward on their own. Mr. Beaudoin, elated by the vote, suggested a solution to the struggle win not come to quickly. GIVES WARNING "If the government with its flan tt win find it hai RCMP without going immigration auUnities. Percy W. Booker, a special m- qniry officer at the Douglas, B.C., border crossing south of Vancouver, was giving evidence at an inquiry into the case of three U.S. Army deserters tended back to U.S. authorities Jan. 15 at Sumas, Wash. three CalitomuuB, John Kreegw, ZZ of VaQejjp, Charles Leonard, 18, of Cbko and Earl Kockette, 21, of Santa Cm, were put into a shore patrol wagon and later escaped. One was recaptured and Kretger eventually made his way back toCaoada. Mr. Booker said he received a telephone caQ from K. A. Smith, duty officer of the night at the Huntingdon, B.C.-Sumas border and was told the deportation was "an RCMP action." Acked whether he thought It unusual to have RCMP return the.. Americans without going through the procedure of an in- quiry by immigration officials, be replied: "Not necessarily. People who have made illegal entry to Canada have been returned to NDP Wins Federal Byelection WINNIPEG (CP) The New Demoeratio Party 'scored landslide victory in the Selkir federal byelection Monday, anc both victor and vanquisher termed the result a solid vote o confidence in Premier Ed Schreyer's provincial govern- another be said. One of these days k win dis- cover there is no postal service i Montreal." He added the cabinet has ex- liusted its tactics and will have to seek a new compromise with drivers' union and the CNTU, which has represented it negotiations. "We think members with good ia this he said.. Last week, Mr. Drury Insisted o compromise is possible on tie one main issue separating tie two sides. The CNTU' has emended the men, ex-employ- ees of postal contractor 6. La- palme Inc., be permitted to liter the post office as a sepe- The government has offered 330 new jobs to the 457-member union with a wage-scale 25 cents aa houf higher than the stand- ard rate. But has insisted that to submit to the demand for a separate bargaining unit, would contravene public service legis- lation and lead ID "administra- tive chaos." Mr. Drury ItoJd the men be- fore the vote that if .they.en- tend the post office, the gov- ernment would not intervene to oppose as- application, to the public service staff relations commission to recertify the CNTU union. A further meeting may be held between the government and the union leaders before the deadline Wednesday midnight. day nght's television sbow from space. They had gone to Mission Control to see the telecast. PAKENTS WORRIED 'In Denver, Swifert's parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. Leonard Swig- ert, said tbey were "very wor- ried, just stunned" upon bearing of the Apollo trouble. t, a 87-year-old Denver opisxtetoatogbt, was re- ported not ot feeling welt Urs. Swigert, S3, said her husband's arthritis in his legs was bother- ing him. New Methods For Farm Fuel Tax Refund Sought HttiQNTON (CP> A bill nrepssing alternative natnadi ef tain eoUected from lumen ois be in- vestigated -introduced in the Monday. Provincial Secretary Ami- raw Hotarach iatredueed the Pollution Warning EDMONTON (CP) Munic- ipalities do not deserve grants if they cannot aleviate or con- trol pollution in their areas, Health Minister James Hender- son said Monday. In the past, grants to munici- palities have been uncondi- tional, Mr. Henderson told the legislature. But there is no rea- son why other mamcuplrSes should have to go oo paying when a few cities do not use at least a portion of the grants for pollution control. Calgary and Edmonton were named' as the worst offender! The health minister was speaking during the detailed discussion of a- bill to amend the Mumcipelities Assistance Act Opposition Member Dare Russell (PC-Calgary Victoria Park) launched the debate by calling the amendment "a form of blackmail." He said muniti- Grants Issued lalities grants should continue o be unconditional. Soviet N-Sub Lost WASHINGTON (AP) A So- viet nudear attack submarine, perhaps with as many H srew iiimiiifis appar- ently has. been loat in_ Atlantic waters 401 DIJM Mctnwcct 01 the coast The word came Iloaday from the Umted 'States defence de- partmeot, which lepoiteu that Americas, planes observed at least some of the drama of the incident before the submarine disappeared la it weekend. The vessel, one of a class of hunter-killer subifiar- ines, was seen in distress Fri- day and Saturday, then van- is bed with two oil slicks No one actnaDy saw her go down bat U.S. Navy antwab- marine patrol planes had watched during the weekend as two Soviet surface ships at- tempted unsuccessfully to tie a towlme to the sob in rough seas. There was no immediate re- action from the Soviet govern- ment to Washington's announce- ment. But Westerners ia. Mos- cow believed the submarine was bill, whki wes gma first read- la aa taaerrlsa- alter, Mr. Holowaeh said there have been feat the present of rtfoMtst fee .tax eUa Is Ukcoo- for farssers because they have to make special ap- plication end because of the bookwert The ameededhm weak! give the eaataet leeway amsti- pic end try eat aJbmtin methods, he ssel There are aVxraattve meth- ods, bnt they are often. DOTS costly." PEUOT SYSTEM He eaid a tew suggestions are: permit system allowing tax fee sales to fanners with permits. "It appears ttas could east nine-to-tea times as much as the present system, how- ever; -A second colored fuel to Identify that sold to farmers from fuel sold to industry and others who most pay taxes; grant to tie farmer la- steed of a refund; -A modification ef the pres- ent syeleui. As well, the bffl wonld the fuel tax act to assess stiff er penalties for hxtrmgemeBt Ttie grants have, la the past een used for many necessary current projects and for the government to "attach strings" was to force file cities into a corner, Mr. Russell said. Municipal Affairs Minister Fred CoTbome; who liitrulueed the said "no mmdcinality that is facing the responsibility for control o! its own pollution need have concern about plication of this legislation." But be said it will enable the government to insist that a city carry out its respnmihilitifs in poDufion couti'ui. Mr. Russell said mankipaB- ties should receive grants as port of the provincial revenos from beer taxes. He said some of the beer tax should go to the municipalities and added "After all, the more beer you drink, the more sew- age you have." on ks way to take part h large- scale manoeuvres which the So- viet defence department an- nounced today are being held in both the 'AUantk and Pacific oceans through May. presently being tried, Mr. Hole wach sail In other business: Opposition member Bffl Dickie (PC-Oslgary-GlBOmora) propos- ed a bffl; would star persons aged It-te-H to contracts. The age- of ma. for contracts presently is 21. Leo Werry (PC Calgary Bowness) said bis presence'on a special committee on (be in- vasion of privacy.-that tablet its report Friday convinced him that the individual's righ to privacy is being on in masSsVt proportions. He said be wfll ask that special legislative _______ set up to recommend islaijoe on the Brraskai ef pri-l acy. LANWXWDS The gild Act have see ._ _ would be difficult to improve until it is tried, Attoreer- General Edgar Gerturt told House. In answer to a question from Uu Hvadmaa (PC Edtsoa- Weet) during stndy of the bill ia the I ore, Mr. Gerhart said aepant- ing landlords who rent only aw or two suites from those av otved in Urge eperaboas would only complicate farther the matter of damage i' one of the major changes t- "The action fe to prated the tenants, not the landlords. The at si entitled to an i of it" Snowmobile Operator Fined KNTSFATL (CP) Bennett A. Oxtoby of InnWaH was found guilty' of operatinf a BOOwmobQe while Impaired. v He was fined and coats ta magbtnte's court and was suspended from driving a mo- tar vehicle :aBywbere la Canada for six mouths. RCMP arrested Oxtoby Feb. 7 after chasing hhn by ear as be drove his snowmobue along- side a highway about three miles south of PeohoM. Inrisf afl is 65 mOa north of Calgary. _ Alta. Board Blackballs 11 Films EDMONTON (CP) The Al- jerta Board of Film Censors re- jected 11 feature Ems during ISM, the largest number in 10 A report of the provnaal sec- retary's department, tabled In the legislature, said "it is ap- parent that standards have Prince George the U.S. without in- ment. Douglas Rowland, who re- HALE OPTICAI COMPACT LTD Ptrcy Rlpky OpHcien 107 ttii St. S, 127-7IS2 signed as the premier's assist-' ant to enter the campaign for Mr. Schreyer's vacant Com- mons seat, rolled up a better vote percentage in a light turn- out than his former boss did in the general election of 1968. The liberals, who hoped for signs that Prime Minister Tru- deau's government was making inroads on the stubborn Prairie belt, lost ground as did the third-place Conserva- tives. With seven of 213 polls stlfl to report as counting ended for the night, Mr. Rowland had votes or 57 per cent compared with for Liberal Pail Rri- mer and for Progressive Conservative Vera Eras. Sodal Crediter Robert Luiniag had 520 votes and independent Travis Rich 140. ONIY 17 DAYS UFT ONLY 17 DAYS UFT Do Yet M MM JUm-trt INCOME TAX rtrt ifil tan jovt -nhirn !n nn'.Km. cort trtn IIOCK n't te-Kt-a. >Vi> vtcvrtft ef nolit trrftri Ifiot A [ather and mother from Nipa- win, Sask., and their six-month- old daughter were killed Moo- day when a light aircraft crash- ed In this district 10 miles northesl of Calgary. Dead are Kenneth Price Jones, 34, the pilot of the Cessna 175, Ms wife, Grace 33, THRIFT CLEANING An ideal way to xve money en your fine cleaning. SrOUNK n Aft (MINIMUM) ADDITIONAL POUNDS BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS TAILORS 317 10th St. S. (Motonlc Phone 317-5771 and their daughter, Heather Police 'said the plane trashed Bto a flat, open snow-covered farm field minutes, after it took off from the old Alrdrte airport, g former Royal Canadian Air Force training Daw new used by flying clubs. The scene of the crash, one mile south and four miles east of Airclrie, was less than a mile from the airport but blowing snow obscured the wreckage for several minutes after the accident. Police said the crash was first noticed by Rod who lives it the airport and ads as caretaker for aircraft stored there. There was no radio contact Immediately be- fore the crash and no one taw the. accfcfcut. WTMTSTS WISE...SUMMIT dm k ife i sad WERL1TE PRESTO-SHINE WMU TOO WAIt SIMONIZ1 PASTE WAX SPK1AI IRRIGATION On Display In Our Showroom, Now AIM Irrigation Fittings Buckiwr and Raintroll Sprinklers Alcon Irrigation Tubing AC and Chrysler Pumping Units Come in and meet our sales representatives! A. C. "CAlf HAIRK R. i. OMTEN A. B, lorr EKKKSON GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couth Highway 327-3165 OFFICIAL A3 AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA highways in the Leth- bridge district are mainly bare and wet with some Mush, Ittgnwsy 3 west from Brock- et to the B.C. border is very Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff has m Inches of snow. This high- way is plowed and sanded and there are slippery sections. From Banff to Goidea has 2 mches of snow, This highway has been plowed and there are slippery sections and slush. From Golden to Revetstoke the highway U mostly bare and motorists an advised to watch for fallen rock and frost heaves. The Baafl Redhnn Car Centre 330 4rti SI. S. ughway is mostly bare and ta good condition with some sbp- xry sections. From Banff ta Jasper is mostly bare and ia good condition with tome pery sections. This highway is open 24 hours daily. Crcston Selroo highway was mostly bare arn in good con- oWon. Motorists are advised (o watch for ..fata (ode, frost heaves and caribou. Snow .tires or chains are re- quired when travelling in any mountain area. This Includes ski resort access roads.' There is 75 per cent Ing restriction on Highway 61 from junction of Highway 4 to Skiff. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cfrutts, 24 hours; Canny I a.m. to p.m. MST; Chief Mountain closed, Del Bonlta t am. to t p.m.; Rowviile, B.C. a.m. to I p.m.; B.C., 24 boon; Portkill-RykcrU I a.m. oidalrtt; Lofao Pass, dceed for wMer. ;