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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH SATURDAY NEAR 45. lethlnidcje Herald LKTIIBIUDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS PAGES Tories AsfTOnaU weather storm m o u n exp BODY FOUND Police have found tho body of Mary Ann Pletr, (left) 29-year-old mother and real estate missing since Sept 15, and searched necr Edmonton Thurs- day for Gail AAcCarthy, 23 (righl) who disappear- ed while on her way lo work la si Nov. 14. Mrs. Plott'-j remains were found near For I Assiniboine about 75 mi lei norihwest of Ed- monlon. (CP Wirephofo) Angr Maoist steal By STEPHEN' SCOTT OTTAWA (CP) An angry woman and e frus- trated Maoist occupied much of the attention of the Commons Thursday, Bolli provoked some laughter, although neither was funny. The mother was Clracc Maclnnis Vancou- ver-Kingsway.) said when .speaking against tlv'J proposed new baby b-jiHLs system: "This a war on jxn'crly (he povernmcnl is conducting; it is o uar on women. It is a uar on the family." The Maoist Fred l-'evdmau, 23, who disrupted, the question period by shouting with U.S. im- perialism" and I browing leaflets on the floor of the Commons. In Die second ctise .MPs laughed at Ihc interrup- tion and ueiu on their work. Opposes plan In Ilifi first case Mrs. Moclnnis, only woman in Hie Mouse of Commons, coped with interruptions anil laughter from Hie other members as she spoke feel- ingly afainsl. (ho family allowance plan which is de- signed to provide larger payments to the poor and nothing lo the rich. Mrs. Mpiclnnis was joining general opposition crit- icism of (he proposed family allowance bill (bat would remove (he universality of payments. It was the sixth day of dehalc on the bill. The NDI' lias moved Iliat it not be read a second lime nml that existing legislation be amended to incruaso payments while maintaining universality. Heal Caoiietlc, Social Credit leader, announced Thursday night that his group would support the NDP nmcmlmonl. .lack llorncr (PC Crowfoot) also sail! be would support il. the first Conservative lo do so. Mis. Maclnriis said thai, will) one stroke of tho iho povonunviii is depriving one million mothers nf a family allowance cheque Ihcy had counted on for such things as amenities of life, school supplies and higher education. Rely on cheque ff Welfare Minister ,'olm Mnnro knew anything .-ilxnil (if Cornell, "he wniild that Mm family r-hprfun is llm only money Ihr-y have- In raM Mipir thai Uicv cnn rely OT> nf, a] I linir.v'1 "It makes n tt'C'inenrlous difference when (hey know that they can always have that cheque at Iheir disposal instead ot having lo t.o sometimes stingy husbands to iisk for an allowance there arc a great many slinky husbands in this country. ''Some vomen lo go and and Ihcy aro nM to forget il." Mr, Verdman, v ho lias been living in Vancouver coming lo Canmln in was rushed oT fhc public aflcr his outburst, questioned by .nitborilifs and escorted out of the huilding hy burly Jlc Inltl rrporlr-rs lu- v. brinp 'Irjvirlfvl fnr Iviiig fl mrnihor of (he ComminiisL Parly of Canada and for opposing U.S. imperialism. A rei lifirafn from Solicifor-Cicncral Jean-Pierre and no.v ju.slicc minister and for- mer imnnpiTjIinn "Inbols me a threat lo (he nnlkinnl he snid. He added that it gave no grounds. His leaflets lie was being deported Tor po- lilicjil rt'ii.stuis. l.nlcr, he ftpix-aicd lie fore an immigration appeal board which rcsrrvcd decision on his linn havo his deportation ordor Mt men LONDON (CP) Britain's rail unions have offi- cially bowed lo an order by the recently-established Indus trial Relations Court to end a disrup- tive slowdown in national train wrviocs. The nil unions' decision Thurs- r'ay nighl came only hours after the Fame court liad levied a line against the Trans- port and General Workers union for contempt of an earlier order. The latest move is viewed ini- linlly today as a decisive vic- tory (or Prime Minister Edward Heath and the Conservative povernmentin their battle against increasing wage de- mands accompanied by strikes and slowdowns. at one local organization in the rail unions ]tns indicated unwillingness to nhry (lie instructions from union lenders. It probably will be sev- eral clays before it becomes clear how much resistance of this kind will take place. In any case, il will be at least (wo or three days before train services return to normal. Under the court order, a 14-day cooling-off period begins as soon as normal operations have been restored. EDMONTON (CP) The Progressive Conservative gov- ernment easily defeated a mo- tion of non-confidence early this morning. On a motion bv James Hen- derson Lc- duc) to reduce the municipal affairs budget of million by (lie cost of the Government's task force on mu- nicipal affairs (he govern- ment survived 31) to 20. Minutes earlier in committee of (he whole, the vote was 29 to 1U, but Ihc opposition demanded a recorded vote. STOHiUY SCKXKS Premier Peter Loughecd at- tended only a feu- minutes of the stormy repeal of argu- ments surrounding his govern- ment's controversial use of gov- ernment ML As as task force members who receive ex- penses. Provincial Treasurer Gordon said government MLAs will receive a tolal of in expenses for serving, Mora than half that, will he for MLAs dealing with munici- pal affairs. Tlio Social Credit opposition lo the so-called task force supported by Grant Motley, leader of the New Democratic Party is that they are gov- ernment caucus committees, and no expense payment should be m n do. The? government cosily sur- vived its first non-confidcnca vote last mouth also on the task forces. TAYLOR SHOUTS Dr. Hugh Homer, deputy pre- mier and minister of agricul- ture, defended the use and ex- pense of the task forces saying the government is saving more than from the expenses (or research of the previous government. Gordnn Taylor (SC Drum- heller) said tho Conservative backbenchers on the "task force are simply part of a great family compact." Fie said C o n .s e r v a t i v es charges about patronafie in So- cial Credit days were meaning- less. "Clean up your own back he shouted at one point. Opposition leader Harry SU'n i said be had no argument with the committee concept until the point they received expenses ''for work that MLAs are paid for." Connaily is still By VICTOR MACKIP] Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA U.S. Secretary nf the Treasury Jnlm Connally is apparently still miffed with Canada over its approach to the trade negotiations and will not he attending (he International Monetary Conference o( Iho Amcrk'iin Bankers Association lo be heir] in Montreal May 9 lo I.'. T'inancr Minister John Turner had been looking forward to meeting Mi'. Connally at the meetings and possibly engage in conversations that would help restore the good relations be- tween Hie two countries. In the Commons Thursday oil- position members asked the fi- nance minister if he could ex- plain why Mr. Connally was np- parcnlly snubbing Mm Cnnadian based nicctiiic. Turner paid he kurw Uial his name appearrd