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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, April 18, 1970- A TALKING POINT FOR THE U.S. - Assi stant Secretary of State Joseph J. Sisco point! as he talks with Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in Tel Aviv Thursday, on the second day of his visit to Israel. Sisco is on a fact-finding tour of the Middle East. Sisco has called off his planned visit to Jordan becauie of violent anti-American demonstrations In Amman, the State Department announced in Washington Thursday. Alberta Rejects Marijuana EDMONTON (CP) - Legalization of marijuana is undesirable in light of society's existing morass of unsolved problems, the Alberta government said Friday. The stand was taken in a brief submitted by Robert Clark, minister of education amd youth, to the LeDain federal inquiry into the non-medical use of drugs on the last day of its visit to Western Canada. It had heard submissions earner in Regina, Saskatoon and Calgary advocating legalization of marijuana and other drugs, and arguments against legalization by several professional groups. "Marijuana is not the most dangerous available drug in terms of its htonful effects upon the individual," Mr. Clark said. "At the same time, it is a potent substance whose physical and psychological effects upon a substantial number of people are unpredictable. . . ." PLAN CAMPAIGN It was announced the provincial government would spend at least $150,000 this year compiling drug research data compared with $63,000 last year and that it is willing to contribute a "substantial" amount to further joint research. "Since drug abuse cuts across all levels of our society, such programs must involve the Hippie Enters Election Race CAPE TOWN (AP) - Big Ben Dekker stands out in a land of frequently drab politicians. He is a hippie candidate for Parliament in next Wednesday's election. A six-foot-six graduate student at the University of Cape Town, he wears long hair and full beard, and favors beads, a head band, bright-hue shirts and shorts. "When, not if, I am in Parliament, I will act ais the conscience of the white people of South Africa," he says. His candidacy was originally regarded by the conservatives as a joke in questionable taste. The Nationalists, who rule the country, do not have a candidate in this Rondebosch district near Cape Town. Dekker's opponent is Sir de VilMers Graaff, leader of the United party, the. A A TEXACO SERVICE IS CHANGING ITS NAME TO NORBRIDGE PACIFIC 66 AND WILL BE MOVING TO NEW LOCATION at 740 23rd Street North LETHBRIDGE NEW PHONE NO. 327-6766 Leassee ANDY AVRAMENKO on MONDAY, APRIL 20th WHERE WE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH THE SAME FIRST CLASS SERVICE AS IN THE PAST. schools, the police, our social service systems and our hospitals as well as a wide spectrum of citizens igroups and parents." The Edmonton and District Council of Churches submitted a brief describing use and abuse of drugs as a symptom of the over-all problem rather than the problem itself. Rev. Edward M. Checkland said a drug-control system is inevitable and desirable if drug buyers are to be assured of the quality of their purchase. The ease with which persons can forge doctors' prescriptions to obtain controlled drugs such as amphetamines and barbiturates was described1 by the Alberta Pharmaceutical Association as proof of a need for more doctor-pharmacist liaison. Sniper Fire Kills Youth SANTA BA RBA RA, Calif. (AP) - One youth was shot to death today as young activists smashed into a Bank of America branch at nearby Isla Vista to set it afire. Sheriff's deputies said the victim, Kevin P. Moran, 22, of Isla Vista, was killed by sniper fire from unknown demonstrators, . The shooting occurred during a second night of disturbances at the troubled student-populated community of Isla Vista, adjacent to the University of California at Santa, Barbara campus. The deputies, aimed with carbines, said they Jobbed tear-gas bombs to break up milling crowds. The number of youths involved in tile disturbances ranged up to 400 at times, deputies and reporters estimated. Society Brand Suits With The Contour Concept This is the era of shape in men's fashion as subtle waist suppression makes the most of a man's build. Shown here with two buttons, deeply vented, slanted pockets. It has FLAIR and FLARE. Why not try one now? People Going Places . . . Shop ^MSGUIRE'S mens WEAR. DOWNTOWN on FIFTH STREET SOUTH Trudeau Blames Bertrand For Quebec Jobless Crisis OTTAWA (CP) -Prime Minister Trudeau Friday criticized Premier Jean-Jacques Ber-trand's Quebec government for what the prime minister said were policies that have created an employment crisis in the province. During Commons discussion of unemployment, Mr. Trudeau held the Union Nationale provincial government largely responsible for Quebec's high rate of unemployment. J. J. Greene, minister of mines, energy and resources, turned aside a suggestion for federal help to the Quebec min-ing industry by saying he saw no "useful point" in discussing it with the provincial government. The prime minister said there is a relationship between the rate of private investment and the rate of unemployment. Quebec would be better off if its rate of private investment were not the second lowest of all the provinces, he said. Mr. Trudeau was replying to Georges Valade (PC-Montreal Nixon To Report On Vietnam War WASHINGTON (AP) - With the signs pointing to another major withdrawal of United States troops, President Nixon makes his fourth broadcast to the nation Monday night on his effort to scale down U.S. involvement in Vietnam.  The president's address, delayed four days after troubles developed on the Apollo 13 space flight, will originate from the Western White House at San Clemente, Calif. No time has been set for the so-called "update report," although the broadcast originally set Thursday had been scheduled for 9 p.m. Defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird provided Wednesday a possible tip to what the president will say, asserting in a speech at Fort Riley, Kan., that Nixon "shortly will announce further reduction in U.S. personnel in Vietnam." "The return of the 1st Infantry Division from Vietnam to Fort Riley will be followed in die months immediately ahead by redeployment of additional thousands of American troops as our Vietnamization program marches on," he said. Speculation has put the troop withdrawal announcement at about 50,000 men. If so, this would bring the total number of troop withdrawals to 165,000. The authorized force level in South Vietnam now is 434,000 men after three withdrawals announced by Nixon. There also arte reports, not confirmed by the White House, that Nixon will talk about, naming a new chief peace negotiator at the Paris peace talks to replace Henry Cabot Lodge, who resigned. Canadian Publishers Elect Auger TORONTO (CP) - Fred S. Auger, Vancouver Province, has been elected president of the Canadian Daily Newspaper Publishers Association. Lethbridge Herald editor and publisher Cleo W. Mowers was elected a director of the association. Other officers elected were G. B. Macgillivray, Thunder Bay Times-Journal, first vice-president; E. B. Richards, Toronto Globe and Mail, second vice-president and W. C. Rankin, Toronto Star, treasurer. F. I. Ker, of Hamilton, was named honorary president. Patriarch Alexei Dies Tass Reports MOSCOW (AP) - Patriarch Alexei of Moscow, head of the Russian Orthodox Church since 1945, died Friday night of a "sudden cardiac deficiency," the Soviet news agency Tass reported. Patriarch Alexei, born Sergei Vkdimirovich Siman sky in Moscow in 1877, guided the Russian church in coming to terms during the post-war years with the atheistic Soviet state. Under the patriarch, the church offered no resistance to the state and concentrated on maintaining what freedom of worship it could for Soviet Christians. ISSUES CHARGE - Parti Quebecois leader Rene Lev-esque tells a Montreal news conference Thursday afternoon that there have been irregularities in the compiling of voters' lists for the.April 29 election. He said, many young persons, were told applications had been made to remove their names from the lists.. Stronger Quebec Their Goal QUEBEC (CP) - The four main party leaders for Quebec's general election April 29 swung into meir scheduled hectic weekend tours Friday night and hurled accusations at one another and "the' federal government. Their unanimous call was for a stronger Quebec with stronger powers; Premier Jean-Jacques Bertrand zoomed through four Montreal ridings and blamed Prime Minister Trudeau's fight against inflation for unempoyment in Quebec, Liberal Leader Robert Bour-assa told a meeting of 800 supporters in St. Hyacinthe near Montreal that Quebec needs a strong majority government to deal with Ottawa since the Union Nationale now is "bungling its affairs with Ottawa so badly we are losing millions of dollars a year." Separatist Leader Rene Le-vesque of the Parti Quebecois told rallies in the Laurentian and Ottawa regions that "stupid fear" is keeping Quebecers inside a wasteful federal system. And Oreditiste leader Camil Samson said in an interview before heading into ridings near Montreal that if his party does not gain a balance of power in the next legislature it will act as "a watchdog to insure the government brings out only sound legislation." 3 ONE YEAR CERTIFICATE FARMERS & MERCHANTS TRUST LETHBRIDGE 309 7th Street S. - Phone 328-5548 Branches at Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Montreal Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Ste. Marie) who asked if the 6.7 per cent unemployment rate in Canada for March is really a source of worry for the government. VOICES CONCERN Mr. Valade expressed concern over the Quebec employment situation, quoting government figures released Friday that showed that 11,000 Quebecers were among the 16,000 Canadians added to the jobless last month. Mr. Trudeau replied: "Obviously if private, capital decides to flee from Quebec and invest elsewhere, it's not the fault of the federal government but the fault of the provincial government." Mr. Greene's comments came in answer to Roch La Salle (PC -Joliette) who asked if the federal government would take any action on a suggestion from Mr. Bertrand that^graints to the mining industry should be maintained in order to prevent the closing of certain mines in Quebec. "I'm not sure if there is any useful' point in discussing it with my provincial colleagues," Mr, Greene replied in French. "But if there is a good government with a good minister after the election, I would be very happy to discuss this problem with Mm." A Quebec general election has been called for April 29 and the comments by Mr. Trudeau and Mr. Greene marked one of the rare occasions during the provincial election campaign that members of tine federal cabinet have struck out at the Union Nationale government in the House of Commons. Syria Buys Wheat OTTAWA (CP) - Sale of 7,400,000 bushels of wheat to Syria for about $15,000,000 was announced Friday by Otto Lang, minister without portfolio responsible for the Canadian wheat board. First shipment is loading at Sorel, Que., and others will continue through January, 1971, the announcement said. The sale was negotiated by Northern Sales (1963) Ltd. of Winnipeg, agents for the wheat board in selling grain abroad. "This is the first substantial sale of western wheat ever made to Syria and is an indication of the far-ranging efforts of the wheat board and its accredited agents," Mr. Lang said in the statement. The sale was made possible only through the government's revised and expanded credit program for export sales, the statement said. They were changed to improve the competitive position in Canada in wheat export sales. Tate Murder Trial Set For June 25 LOS ANGELES (AP)'- The murder trial of six persons charged with killing actress Sharon Tate and six others was postponed Friday amd a new judge was assigned to preside at the trial starting June 15. It had been scheduled to begin Monday. "This continuance will be the last one, I assure you," said Judge George M. Dell, in charge of the court calendar. He addressed four colorfully clad defendants who trooped in to his court after hearing Superior Court Judge William B. Keene relinquish his post as judge in the case. The move came on a challenge by Charles M a ns o n, 35, shaggy-haired leader of a hippie-style "family." Mamson and five followers are charged i n the s even bizarre slayings last August. Condemn Israel DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) - Lusaka, .Zambia, will be the site for a summit conference of non-aligned nations later this year, delegates from 60 countries decided Friday at the end of a 4%-day preparatory conference. The delegates also approved a communique expressing grave concern at "the escalation of military actions against civilian populations by Israel" and reaffirmed "the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territories by war," I DESPERATE PLIGHT - A Vietnamese, dying from two bullet wounds visible in his chest, stares at sky while other survivors sit by helplessly in a concentration camp at Takeo in Cambodia Friday. They were caught up In a reign of terror directed against Vietnamese residents of Cambodia. Survivors said that more than 100 were killed In the camp. Shell Kills 5 MANILA (AP) - The Times says a mortar shell exploded in a training area of the United States Subic Bay Naval Base Friday and killed .five Filipinos, including two women. IP HALE OPTICAL � CSWMMMIC W 9. TSJJSJTfl J* COMPANY LTD Percy Ripley Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES, PRESENTS THE WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT tfA ABOVE 19.Afl JU ZERO AT MOON SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:31 SUNSET 7:30 Lethbridge ... . .. 46 28 Medicine Hat .. . .. 45 31 Pihcher Creek . . .. 46 28 Edmonton..... . . 48 29 ,,,. 42 20 High Level .... .. . 63 28 Peace River ... ... 59 36 Banff......... ., 50 23 Prince George . . . 55 31 . . 59 45 Penticton ... .. . .. 61 31 Prince Albert .. . .. 53 28 Saskatoon..... . . 52 28 Moose Jaw .... ... 46 27 t, 28 t, 29 Toronto...... .... 69 33 .14 38 .04 ... 68 41 .01 SYNOPSIS Unsettled weather over central British Columbia will move into western areas bringing afternoon cloudiness and showers to western regions Sunday. FORECASTS Lethbridge - Sunny with cloudy periods and a little cooler Sunday. Scattered rain , or snow showers along the foothills. Winds W20. Low-high 25-50. Medicine Hat - Sunny Sunday, little temperature change. Winds W20. Low-high 30-55. Kootenay, Columbia - Sunny today, except cloudy this afternoon with a few showers near the mountains. Sunny Sunday with a few aternooo cloudy periods. Light winds. Low tonight and high Sunday at Cranbrook, 27 amd 48; Cas-tlegar, 32 and 58. A Little Pull... Goes A Long Way! MODEL 160 TRAVEL TRAILER  Sleeps 6  Length: 16'  Width: 7'6"  Inside Height: 6'2"  Weight: 2,060 lbs.  Hitch Weight: 260 lbs. $1-50 down $1-50 A DAY TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Located at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT 9:00 A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the L e t h-bridge district are mostly bare and wet. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway - Calgary to Banff has 3 inches of snow. The highway is being plowed and sanded and there are slippery sections. Banff to Golden is bare and in good condition. Between Golden and Revelstoke the highway is bare and in good condition. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and frost heaves. The Banff-Radium and Banff - Jasper high- ways are bare and in good condition. Creston - Salmo highway is bare and in good condition. Motorists are advised to watch for frost heaves, fallen rock and caribou. There is a 75 per cent loading restriction on Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Skiff. Snow tires or chains are required when travelling in any mountain area. This includes ski resort access roads. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts, 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST; Chief Mountain closed. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Logan Pass, closed for winter. 5 ;