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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, April 1974-THE LETMBHlPOt Tories question Trudeau holiday OTTAWA The official Opposition in Parliament is doing its best to make sure that Prime Minister Trudeau's absence on holiday with his family in Barbados does not go unnoticed by the taxpayers. Three direct references to his surprise Easter vacation being taken when the Commons is giving up its own previously scheduled holiday to deal with inflation were made Monday during the daily question period in the House. Cancelling reservations he had booked with Air Canada, the Prime Minister flew out on the week-end, aboard a Transport Department Jet Star with his wife Margaret and sons Justin and Sasha. The unofficial word is that he may be away a week or even as long as 10 days. The three MPs focussing Parliamentary attention on the Prime Minister's Easter break in the sunny West Indies were Conservatives Tom Cossitt of Eastern Ontario, Sinclair Stevens of the Toronto area and Joseph Clarke of Alberta. Mr. Cossitt was first to raise'it, amid groans of "Oh, from the Liberals. His action was "self- he observed, since it arose from "the problem of inflation which is Inflation big problem EDMONTON (CP) Inflation is certain to make bargaining between teachers and school boards more difficult in the days ahead, Dr. Murray Jampolsky of Edmonton, president of the Alberta Teachers' Association, said Monday. He told about 450 teachers at a policy making conference that inflation is out of control and governments are incapable of stopping it. Leduc seeks new county DARYTON VALLEY (CP) Residents of the west end of Leduc County live under conditions "20 years behind the times" and would benefit from a change in county boundaries, says Rusty Zander, Drayton Valley MLA. Residents of the area 60 miles southwest of Edmonton have applied to the provincial boundaries commission for creation of a new county centering around Drayton Valley. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 67 33 Pincher Creek 62 35 Medicine Hat 70 34 Edmonton 50 27 Grande Prairie 53 34 Banff........... 57 28 Calgary......... 61 31 Victoria......53 39 .02 Penticton .....65 41 .41 Prince George 58 36 Kamloops....... b8 42 .40 Vancouver...... 55 42 Saskatoon....... 46 24 Regina........ 42" 27 Winnipeg 41 31 Toronto........41 32 Ottawa......50 34 Montreal 50 33 .01 St: John's 38 29 .83 Halifax......... 45 39 .11 Charlottetown 49 38 .26 Fredericton ___ 50 39 .03 Chicago 52 36 New York 61 44 Miami.........81 75 Los Angeles ___ 87 58 Las Vegas...... 77 48 Phoenix 89 52 Honolulu........ 85 72 Athens 64 52 Rome 59 48 Paris........... 54 41 London 55 43 Berlin 48 39 Amsterdam..... 55 48 Moscow 43 28 Stockholm 41 35 Tokyo.........55 48 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Today and Wednesday, mostly sunny, highs both days 60-65. Lows 30-35. Calgary, Banff Sunny this afternoon, highs 55-60. Lows near 30. Wednesday, mostly- sunny, highs about 55. Columbia, Kootenay Cloudy with occasional rainshowers today. Sunny with cloudy periods Wednesday Highs both days 55 to 60. lows tonight around 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy through Wednesday with a few showers in the mountains. Highs today 60 to 70. Lows tonight 30 to 40. Highs Wednesday 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy through Wednesday with a few showers in the mountains. Highs both days 55 to 65. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Rock Pickers Crown 400 Dependable! Rugged! Built to handle large rocks. See also the new hydraulic drive Rotary Crown Picker at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CoulU Highway, Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 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. untiyj 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 Alberta's economic growth may slow in 1974 one ot the reasons we are meeting in this Easter Monday session." Then he moved for unanimous consent from the House to direct Acting Prime Minister Sharp "to inform us whether the Prime Minister, before leaving Canada on another holiday" and he gave that "another" heavy emphasis left behind any contingency plans for dealing with the national emergency created by the cost of living and if such plans do exist that they be revealed immediately to this House because of the extreme emergency of the situation." There were cheers from the Tories. And protests of were heard from the Liberals in denying the requested unanimous consent for such a report. But this didn't stop the Leeds Tory who came out into the Commons lobby to promise that today he would be asking Mr. Sharp whether the Prime Minister was keeping the Jet Star in Barbados for the duration of the holiday or sending it back to Ottawa with orders to return to pick him up later. "Either said Mr. Cossitt, "it's costing the taxpayers a bundle." EDMONTON (CP) A slight moderation from 1973's impressive economic growth in Alberta is expected in 1974, the department of industry and commerce said today. That's the opinion of 300 executives who head major provincial business enterprises and were surveyed by the department. A report on the survey, made in March, said growth is expected to moderate because of difficulty in obtaining adequate supplies of raw materials, a slowing consumer demand brought on by resistance to rising prices, and uncertainty created by the positions of both the federal and provincial governments on energy policy. Slower growth in sales, prices, profits, capital spending and employment is expected, although the province's rate of growth will probably exceed that anticipated for the country as a whole. The survey indicated that 116 projects are either under construction or proposed for which could involve more than billion in investment and produce an additional 7.400 permanent jobs in Alberta. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT The largest concentration of industrial acitivity will take place in the northeastern, Edmonton and southeastern regions of the province, with industrial investment to be used mainly to develop the petroleum and petrochemical products, manufacturing and agricultural processing industries. The survey indicates that although 1974 may witness a healthy economy in Alberta from the standpoint of production, employment and incomes, the province may also suffer from increasing shortages of raw materials, labor and a high rate of inflation. In general, the supply of materials in Alberta appeared with steel being the scarcest. Steel consumers in the province were being asked to wait six to 12 months for steel supplies and the non availability of structural, angle and reinforcing steel was delaying several construction projects Steel plate was reported by some consumers to be "virtually non existent." The situation was not expected to improve throughout 1974. Supplies of other basic raw materials such as cement and lumber were also reported tight, but producers feel that demand will be met in 1974. Unity call is snubbed by Gaullist candidates ytnpc guns This editorial cartoon, drawn by Eric Heath of the Dominion newspaper in Wellington, New Zealand, is one of numerous submissions to an international exhibition of news photographs and cartoons opening at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The cartoon was drawn after a number of Israeli competitors were killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics. PARIS (Reuter) Rival pro-Gaullist contenders for the French presidency pressed ahead with their election campaigns Monday, ignoring a new call to unite behind a single Gaullist candidate. 'The futile call by a Gaullist- led group of ministers and parliamentarians for a single government candidate' appeared to underline the dissension in the Gaullist camp over who should succeed the late President Georges Pompidou. The unity Saturday night by Interior Minister Jacques Chirac, three other ministers and 39 members of interpreted as a sign of dissatisfaction with Jacques Chaban-Delmas, who has the official backing of the Gaullist party in the May 5 presidential election. Chaban-Delmas. who did not heed an earlier call to withdraw in favor of Prime Minister Pierre Messmer as the sole Gaullist candidate. paid no attention to the new appeal to step aside. He went ahead with plans to barnstorm the country. So did his major rival on the right. Finance Minister Valery Giscard d'Estaing, leader of the Gaullist-allied Independent Republicans. Chirac and his group insisted that their call for a single candidate was not aimed at Chaban-Delmas but was an appeal for unity in Gaullist ranks to block the way to the presidency of the sole left-wing candidate. Francois Miterrand. CAREERS Big Mideast sale prospects good RIYADH (CP) Prospects for selling millions of dollars worth of grain, cement and Leger party to visit Alberta OTTAWA (CP) Gov.- Gen. Jules Leger and Mme. Leger will tour Alberta's oil sands operations as part of a four-day visit to Edmonton and area starting Thursday, Government House announced today. The vice-regal couple will arrive in Edmonton by rail and visit the provincial legislature, meet Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed, and attend a reception and dinner given by the city. On Friday, they will fly to Fort McMurray to visit local officials before proceeding to Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. for a tour of operations. They will tour Syncrude Canada's operations later in the day. On return to Edmonton, they will attend' a provincial dinner and reception. 0 n Saturday, the couple will watch a performance of the White Heather Show'and Sunday attend church services at St. Joseph's Cathedral before returning to Ottawa by rail. dairy cattle to Saudi Arabia emerged Monday as Trade Minister Aiastair Gillespie pressed Canadian exports and know-how on top-ranking Saudi ministers and officials. Gilliespie, passing Japanese and European businessmen in his hotel lobby, strolled out into the scorching desert sun to attend what local observers and his own aides called unusually high-level audiences in a capital over-run with visitors seeking to deal in oil money. Meetings with King Faisal and Prime Minister Fahed bin Abdul-Aziz were to cap his three days in Saudi Arabia be- fore his departure today for Iraq. A session with Agriculture Minister Hassan Mishari pro- duced the closest thing to a firm business offer that Gig- lespie has received here. Calgary boy killed in east TORONTO (CP) Timothy Schmidt. 4, of Calgary was killed Monday when a truck driven by his father overturned on a ramp at Highways 400 and 401. The boy's mother., Marie, 29. and two of his three sisters were detained in hospital with injuries. His father, Milton, 30. and a third sister were unhurt. ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP of School Grounds and Parks in Southern Alberta by the BROWNIES-GUIDES-AND RANGERS APRIL 15th to 20th Browning-Ferris Industries (DISPOSE-ALL) providing containers and pick up. Watch for the girls during the week. This ad kindly sponsored by BOYD'S PHARMACY NATIONAL SALVAGE LTD. BRIDGE RUG DRAPERY LTD. SANFORD INSURANCE AGENCY ENGINEERS ARE REQUIRED FOR OUR Electrical, Civil, Mechanical and Construction Departments Salary: Depending Upon Qualifications Excellent Fringe Benefits Will be of interest to engineers with P. Eng. qual- ifications, with at least two years experience, prefer- ably in the public utilities field. The positions are located in our Edmonton Head Office. Some of on site travelling to areas in the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory will be required. Resumes may be sub- mitted to: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT NORTHERN CANADA POWER COMMISSION BOX 5700, STATION "L" EDMONTON, ALBERTA T6C 4J8 ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGISTS ARE REQUIRED FOR OUR Electrical, Civil, Mechanical and Construction Salary: Excellent Fringe Benefits Will be of interest to Techologists who are grad- uates of a recognized Institute of Technology with a minimum of three years experience, preferably in pub- lic utilities. The positions are located in our Ed- monton Head Office. Some on site travelling to areas in the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory will be required. Resumes may be submitted to: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT NORTHERN CANADA POWER COMMISSION Box 5700, Station "L" Edmonton, Alberta T6C 4J8 I Decide how much income you'd like to receive every month. CONDUCTED TOURS For The GENERAL PUBLIC Will Be Held Wed.. 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