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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IEIHORIDGE HtRAlD Wcdnmlciy, April 19, aries llcralil lliirc.ui pel lihr.irtans vca'.ly about this, birl (iioi-o'ji a lut of money invested in hooks in schools especially in school lihiaries and if llwro Is some way you can wurk the two lo- KDMONTON' Tay- lor ui'fietl the provincial government Tuesday lo promote regional Ii sn (hal (licv ran have the hriiius. uso .if ffu'sc facilities: one, it Hi'.' delate over Only Lvo ot the 617 prisoners given tempo- rary loaves dining Ihe Easter weekend failed to return, Pcni- j Lcnliancs Commissioner Pan! Faguy said here. know of no offoncc being committed by inmates wliile on during the Mr. Faguy The IARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBR1DGE OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO 7th 1 irthbneltjr f return from a 50-hour leave granted nt Christmas to allow him lo marry. Gcoffroy was arreslcd two months later in Spain. In recent months, one pris- oner on temporary leave died of gunshot wounds suffered in a bank robbery and another was arrested in the United Stales after a shooting in St. Cathar- ines, Ont. These incidents have tended to overshadow Ihe successes of the program, whicli has given hundreds of prisoners relaxed weekends wilh families during holiday periods, officials say, Mr. f'aguy said 617 prisoners from 36 instilulions were given leaves totalling days nt Easter. One of the 16 In the Atlantic region (ailed to return and one nt tho 185 released in Ontario had not come back. All Quebec prisoners and all 131 on i session of arms, illegally cross- the Prairies and in British Col- ing Iho border and illegal con-1 mnbia had honored their terms tact with foreigners. of leave. temporary leave Easier said in a statement Ihat termed the program "a real It was nirxlificd early this year after Yves Geoffroy, a convicted wifo killer, failed to Execute leftists TEHERAN leftist guerrillas were executed by a firing squad Wednesday. They i had been convicted of attempl- ing lo overthrow Ihe regime, Irving to establish the outlawed I Communist party, illegal pos Ily PAUL JACKSON" Herald Ottaua Ilureau OTTAWA Progressive Con- servative House Leader fled Baldwin Tuesday suggested a novel way to provide summer jobs for hundreds of thousands of them to work as enumerators and poll clerks for a June election. And, Mr. Baldwin told the Dirigible crashes into farm LONDON7 (AP) The airship first built in Brit- ain in more than 20 years- crashed into a farm today. The million (S3.31 mil- lion) dirigible broke free from its moorings near Bedford, north of London, and smashed Into a Irce. It was believed badly dam- aged. Its helium-filled envelope ruptured and [ins wrecked. The 192-foot airship was built In four months by Goodyear Ttubber Co. from parts shipped from the United Stales. It was airborne for three hours during its maiden flight last month. Goodyear had planned lo use tho ship for aerial surveys, od- vcrlising and as a TV camera platform for the Munich Sinn mcr Olympics. Kuropa was assembled In the same hangar as the ill-fated H 101 airship. The Ii-101 crasher into a bill in France in 1930 anc burst into flames, killing 4i'> per sons. Nobody was nhoard Europa today and there were no casual lies in Iho crash. ime election a Progressive onscrvative government would 16 quickly able lo solve the un- niployment problem for cvery- ne on a longtcrm basis. Mr. Baldwin, MP for Peace "liver, Alta., made the comment nring some spirited quesllon- ng in which another Conserva- ve MP, David Macdonald, said s many as 1.3 million students 'ill soon be looking for non-ex- stent summer jobs. He said the t u d e n I s would join about 50.000 other young people who re unemployed. Mr. Mucdonald, member for Egmont, said business has al- eady indicalcd Ihat it will not ic able to absorb all student job eekers In the summer months. "What response Is being [annerl by tlie government he- the very minisculn rc- ponse already he asked. Prime Minister Trudeau pointed out that the variety of irograms announced by the {overnmenl last year to provide obs for young people was origi- ly met with "a great deal of skepticism" by opposition par- ies. However, he noted that a few months later tho opposition par- In the Centre of Things WED., APRIL 19 VIMY LOUNGE "SUNSET FOUR" VJ SAT., APRIL 22 VIMY LOUNGE "SUNSET FOUR" Royal Canadian Legion FRI., APRIL 21 BEAVER ROOMS "FARROWS'' SAL, APRIL 22 BEAVER ROOM "EMBERS" GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS Ut AVENUE AND 9lh ST. S. Elderly -veteran refused bed in Belcher hospital OTTAWA less, 90-year-old veleran of (Ii First World War was refused bed in C a I g a r y 's Belcher Hospital for administn live reasons, the Commons vc1 crans affairs committee told Tuesday. Stan Schumacher (PC liser) had asked why a 37-be wing of tile hospital was close in r'ebruary when he was lol la.st year there u-as no room fo the unidentified veleran. Dr. K. S. Ktlclne. a deputy minister a! the veteran a fairs department, said "for adminislrativc reasons, was decided lo close Ihe war allogclher." Ife said Ihe dcpartmenl-ni hospital had chosen to Irate on 111 patients rather tha geriatric cases. of Commons, after a I ties were "thankful1 'Ihe govern Mudslide deaths ruled accidental SFARWOOD, B.C. (CP> A coroner's jury ruled Tuesday that the deaths of three broth ers in a mudslide March 20 in the Crowsnest Pass near the British Columbia-Alberta hor dcr In southeastern B.C. were accidental and the slide wa: caused by adverse weather conditions and excessive mois- ture. Killed In (he slide were 40- year-old I.ulgl Marra, Serafino JUarra, 36, 'and 34-year-old F.m- Post office productivity ilrops despite wage hikes VANCOUVER Posl- iiislerCi c n e r a 1 Jean-Pierre Cole said here post office pro- ucllvily hna fallen by 1Z.5 per cnt since 1965j In spile of bel- er working conditions and lighcr salaries for postal workers. "To compensate for this drop i he said In n peech lo Uie Vancouver Board Trade, "we had lo hire more jcople. This represents an ddltlonal expenditure ot ncar- y million a year. "Obviously, this state of af- alrs cannot Mr. Cote said. "It would bo totally lloglcal to tlilnk that the post office department will con- tinue to absorb the cosl of this oss of productivity, Inflating Is deficit by taking on em- doyees who, under normal cir- cumstances, would not be needed." Several steps are being ta- ten to Improve productivity, he laid, Including more consulta- lon between employees nnd manage ment In connection with new working mclhods, a metier working environment and Improved social conditions. Cote said postal workers' sal- aries Increased hy 60 per cent fi-om 1864 to 1971, and warned Ihat "the period of calchlng up In tho areas of salary and work- Ing conditions Is practically over." Mr. Cote said the government Is willing to consider favorably "any reasonable demand" in current wage negotiations will: postal workers. Previous wage Increases won postal employees, he said, contributed to sharply higher operating cosls and an "alann- ng" rate of increase In the lost office deficit. To reduce I Ii e deficit, new measures were adopted, induci- ng closing of rural post offices ind (lie reduction in tho de- .Ivcry week from six days to live, he said. Mr. Cole suggested that el- ihough these slops reduced op- erating costs, it is possible they also let! to deterioration of pos- :al service. For example, the reduction !n !he delivery week seems lo lave created delays In mall de- liveries on Mondays, Tuesday and sometimes even on Wed- nesdays." "If we are unable to resolve I h I s Mr. Cote said, "we might have to rcintroduce Saturday delivery, should that bo the best solution." Walerfowl meet at Edmonton OTTAWA meeting of (CP) The first the newly-formed federal-provincial committee on Prairie waterfowl management will be held in Edmonton, April 21. The Initial meeting will estab- lish terms of reference for the committee and will examine lha problem of crop depredation. The commillee will serve as a joinl federal-provincial body to develop a co-operative water- fowl management program lor the Prairies. nent's programs had gon nrough, Mr. Trmleau suggesle he samo thing would happe his year. The prime minister said fo he most part industry would b expected to absorb os man Job seekers us possible but he also Indicated that If th [overnment has any more prc arns of ils own these will b announced In due course. Mr. Tnideau denied an insln uation from Mr. M.icdonald lha nduslry Is not aware of tl >roblem of student unemplo; rnent. The prime minister said :he accusation was unjustified. That's when Mr. Baldwin lumped up and suggested (hat students ho given employment ,n June as enumerators and poll clerks. The Alberta MP said once the election wns over, a Conserva- live government, which was sura lo he elected, would he able lo solve unemployment by its vigorous approach to the problem. Outside the Commons, Mr. Baldwin said he felt a Conserva- tive government would immedi- ately instill a large measure of confidence in Hie business com- munity resulting in an economic upturn that would boost employ- ment. He said a far ranging visil to a number of small communities in Alhertn over the past month had convinced him that while Mr. Trudcau had never been a popular man in his Alberta only sent four Liberal MPs out of 10 lo Ottawa in and hatred of the man and his government were at an all time high. "The prime minister will be soundly he knows declared Mr. Baldwin. Weather and road report New to be IIIHOHS SUNKTSE THURSDAY ......SUNSET H I, Pre I.ellilirhlgo .4-) 27 Pincher Creek 40 24 Medicine Hat.....45 24 Edmonton...... 45 33 Irande Prairie lanff......... !algary....... Ictoria 'enticton...... 'rince George Carnloops...... Vancouver laskaloon 'legina........ rVinnipeg...... Toronto Hlawa....... Montreal...... St. John's...... lalifax 40 28 Charlottetown 35 19 Chicago T9 41 S'cw York....... 41 Miami.......... 77 Washington'......74 54 Los Angeles.....61 511 Las Vegas.......Gl .05 Phoenix GO 53 Honolulu.........79 7f> Rome...........Gl 4ti Paris........... 58 42 London..........59 44 Berlin...........50 41 Amsterdam 46 39 Moscow..........68 46 FOHRCAST Lcllibridt'c, Medicine Hal- Today: A few clouds. Winds 3G 21 30 37 28 42 33 EO 42 48 23 43 24 -ia as CO 42 43 34 47 35 37 20 V20 gusty to 40. Hlglis iifar 55. Lows near 40. Thursday Turning cooler near noon a Tew lain or snow- shfiwers. Highs 50-55 before noon. Calgary .Today: A few clouds. Gusty southwest winds. LIighs near 55. Lows 30-35. Thursday: Snowshowers in arly morning. Gusty north- west winds. Highs Colimililn. Koolenay To- day: Clouding over this mor- ning in Iho Columbia and this afternoon in ths Kootenays, A few periods of rain this eve- ning. Cleur periods overnight. Brisk- winds. Thursday: Most- ly cloudy. Few showers in tho Columbia district. Highs today 45 to 50 and Thursday low to mid 40s. Lows Lonights 25 to 3o. MONTANA Fast of Continental Fair west and north today with scallered rain and snow show- ers ending southeast. Fair north partly cloudy south to- night. A little warmer today anct lonight. Thursday partly cloudy and warmer with gusly westerly winds norlhwcsl por- tion. Highs today 45 lo 55. Lows tonight 25 lo 35. Highs Thurs- day mostly 50s. nf Continental Fair and warmer today and to- night. Increasing cloudiness Thursday with scattered show- ers mostly over mountains. Highs today and Thursday 45 lo 55. Lows tonight mostly 20s. Marra. all of lilairmore, Alia. They were with two tut') Construction Labor flehlions Asso- employed in clearing announced Tuesday il the CP Hail tracks make a new contracl offer been sliding over British Columbia's 18 build- since Ihe previous trades unions Friday irt a five men had dilch clforl lo avert prov- and one of them, wide strikes in the con- r operator Don Slaved.; industry. went lo click his J. Comiaphan, CLRA The other four made the announce- Ihe tracks when a shorll.v after 13r> plumb- came employed hy three lower three brothers were construction com- n Matsnsbi Ogusuku, walked off their jobs. to one. side and Connaghan added that results of a lockout vote jury recommended among Ihe CLUA's have a supervisor on members will bo released s, at times when heavy but he did not reveal is required Lo of the offer. It also Victoria, Labor Minister Rail check with owners Cliahot said the provin- when working on government will take no in the vicinity until after the unions pit to tho contracl offer. PORTRAIT WEDDING SAME CONVENIENT 710 3rd Ave. A. E. CROSS 328-0111 _ PHONES SPECIALS! SPECIALS AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES EASY TROL SEED AND FERTILIZER DRILL AND PLANTER FILL SYSTEM SEED EXTRA ACRES A DAY AND ELIMINATE BACKACHE PLOW AND HARROW AS YOU GO WITH A MID-WEST HARROW MOUNTED QUICKLY AND EASILY m FA A A A WE WILL ACCEPT BARLEY AT AND WHEAT AT PER BUSHEL WHILE STOCKS iAST OFFICIAL AS OF U'M A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A.MA All highways In bridge district are dry, Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway, hare and dry. There are 75 per cent loading restrictions on the following highways: Highway 61, Ifrom 12 miles cast of the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and from 1 mile Ihe Lelh-1 south of foremost lo Manybcr- barc and Highway 02, from Magralh to Del fSonita. Highway 3. from Grassy Lake to Medicine Hat. Secondary road 50j from Highway to the Belly River Bridge nciir Glcnwood. Secondary road 873 from 3 miles north of Foremost to 10 miles norlh of Foremost. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coutt.1 21 hours; Cat-way 9 a..m. to 6 p.m.; Del Monita 0 .m. to 6 p.w Iloo5cvilJe, Il.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: R.C.. 2-; hours; Porthill RykerW 8 a.m. to midnight. Chid Motuiiain closed. Wildhorse, a.m. to 5 p.m. ;