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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ IHt lETHMIOGt HEKAID Ajml M, WO- Sewer Accident Kills Taber Man TABER (HNS) Wallace J. (Wally) Hay, 55, of Taber, maintenance worker at the plant of Sun-Ail a Potato Prr> cessors Ltd., died in an acci- dent when apparently over- come by sewer gas at the plant Tuesday morning. May was an ardent backer of minor sports. He was the south- ern Alberta representative of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association and also a booster of minor baseball. He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. His co-worker Alvin Martin, 23, Wednesday morning was in serious condition in Taber Gen- eral Hospital. May's body and Martin were discovered at about a.m. by fellow workers who went to look for Ihe two main lenance men when Ihey faita to return for the noon break. Martin was unconscious. H was taken to the Taber Genera Hospital and was said by hasp! tal officials to be "out anger" at about 3 p.m. Tues- ay. They were found in a con- crete well near the sewer la- goon. They were changing a ive-foot diameter screen in the well'when sewer gas apparent- y caused them to lose con- sciousness. The accident is believed to lave happened between and 11 a.m. They left the plant at 10 a.m. May apparently fell face down into about eight inches of water. An inquest has been ordered by Coroner Dr. C. J. Wesley Dick, The date has not been set. officials o( Work- men's Compensation Board coo- dueled an on site inspection Tuesday afternoon. Survivors include his wife Mrs. Nortna May, sons Gary in the Northwest Territories, Garth and Harold, Taber; and daughters Mrs. Raymond (Mar- ilyn) Craddock and Colleen at Taber. Quebec Election Worries Ottawa QUEBEC (CP) With the] Parti Quebecois each has a fuu Quebec general election seven slate of 1W. The Ralliement days away, party leaden cat- Creditiste hit M. timed hammei'jig out their Hr. Bertrand liter criticijed election promises Tuesday, call- the federal government frr par- ing for an economically and so- achuting the Creditistes into the daily stable Quebec, unattached election "to take away votes fa federal apron Premier JeanJacques from the Union Natioaak in Ber- 1 certain northern ridings." fraud says the entry of federal And, he warned that If liberal into the campaign for Parti Quebecois took power the Aprif 21 election "would be lowing the election, a diet: the best thing" for his Union ship would be imposed by it be- the W- dictator- Clark Changes Program EDMONTON (CP> Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark Tuesday announced minor, modifications in Alberta'i School Foundation Program regulations which could proride some school boards with more money. party. He toU a news conference hi Mont Joli in the be would welcome 'nsrtkipsiioa by toe cause Rene Levesjue is unable to control "varied elements" within its ranks. He said the intolerance of the federal Liberals "because the 1 separatist party that citizens of Quebec, never the Parti Quebecois would abol- pot an their eggs a the same iab democratic liberties basket." "because there really are revo- Liberal Lecdef Robert Bout- lutionary elements in fe assa said in an interview that ranks." the Quebec election is strictly a FAcrs BACK OftDER OF CANADA INVESTITURE Former Albwta Manning, 61, invented as a Companion of th. Order of Canada at an at Government Ottawa, Tueiday night. Supreme Court Decision Awaited EDMONTON (CP) Chief, Constable F. E. Sloane said to- day there will be no change in breath analysis procedure by city police despite a district court judge's decision that Criminal Code amendments dealing with the tests were in- valid. Judge E. R. Tavender's ruling in Calgary Monday, sim- ilar to one last month in the British Columbia Appeal Court, Town For Sale TUDOR, Calif. (AP) For sale: one town. Nine buildings somewhat weatherbeatea Price "It's not a very big concedes Gerald Stood- ley, who inherited Tudor from the widow of an uncle who founded it in 1924. Tudor has cafe, gas station, pool nan, bar ber shop and population of 30 in California's gold-rush country about 35 miles north of Sacra meoto. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 5th SI. S. Ph. 33S-76M CopHol Fvm'itim EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. expected to be followed by 1 district and magistrate's Mis in Alberta. Chief Sloaue said: "There as a.change of policy follow- g the B.C..Supreme Court de- sioo, but it's not the breath- yzer that is in question; it is he proclamation of the law." CHARGES LAID In Alberta, charges are being aid under Criminal Code sec- ions involving driving with a lood alcohol content of more lan .08 per cent nod for re- usal to take a breath-analysis est. .WAIT DECISION However, the charges are pot icing proceeded with pending he outcome of the Supreme lourt of Canada's decision. Since the B.C. ruling, Edmon- on magistrate's court clerks iave read the charge without reference to a specific section of the Criminal Code. RULED OUT Deputy Attorney General John Hart said the effect of Judge lavender's ruting' ap- pears to be that breath-analy- sis evidence will not be' ac- ceptable in courts to the ince. Justice Master John Turner said Tuesday the Supreme Court of Canada's hearing on the amendment, will be held May 19. Truck Driver Commended By Railway EDMONTON. (CP) -The CNR gave a cheque Tues- day to an Edmonton truck driver.who pulled a string of railway cars to safely during a Ere and then stayed to help put Housebr caking Offences Leap out the blaze. Sddie Cults, who owns and operates-Nation Wide. Trans- port of Edmonton, was driving a truck through McLure, B.C., 23 mites north of Kamkwps, on April 1 when he noticed a string of CNR cars on fire, the railway said in a statement He drove his truck on to the bracks, attached his truck to 11 railway cars that Tere ii danger ot catching fire and pulled them to safety. After that, he stayed to help extinguish the fire On the re- maining cars. CALGARY (CP) -Faced! with a major increase in house- breakings, city police are ask- ng home owners 'and apart- ment dwellers to make a list of ieir valuables. Inspector Andy Little told a service club Tuesday that po- lice are distributing a pam- phlet on which home owners and apartment residents will be asked to record private marks of val- Topless In Circus Me. (AP) Carmen Morales was balanced itop. a 30-foot pole which was resting atop her lather's bead for a Kora Temple Shrine Cir- cus act Tuesday right when the performer's one- costume broke neck and fell to her waist. The audience of applauded when Ring- master Austin Mites ended tha topkssness by putting his red tailcoat around ber shoulders. identification uables. IDENTIFICATION "If lose something hi 8 theft, then the record will allow the victim to positively identify it -in court, and to aid us in prosecuting the housebreaker.1 Inspector Little said breaking and entering offences in Can- ada have increased 40 per cen in each of the tost three years "There were in 1969, average of one every 3.6 min- utes." In Calgary, the total jumped to in 1969 from in 1963, with hdusebreakmg counting for about half the a fences. GETTING WORSE. 'The problem with apart piece sequin costumi loose from arourxl heri ments is going to get worse. "There are some Ca Mr. Bourassa also attacked 1 the separatist party at a meet- ing in Montreal, accusing it of misleading the voters by failing to reveal the problems and the consequences of inde- garians, or 20 per cent of the ty's population, living in apart metis. This figure should go to bout 40 per cent in a few ears, which will make the pro- ection of the home just that much, more difficult." Inspector Little said the partment is a favorite with he housebreaker because he can legally enter and exit from he building and has four or fiv dwellings which he can hit. DOORS UNLOCKED "The apartment dweller doesn't help matters when be eaves his door unlocked, which tappens about 30 per cent of the time." Police suggest -people buy better locks for doors and make sure doors fit properly to in- sure, against prowter slipping a lock. Inspector Little said the Criminal Code recognizes that there is something personal about breaking and entering into a private -mail can be sentenced to life, whue breaking 'and entering into premises other thani private vovmcial affair and he is not soliciting' the support of the fed- eral Liberals "and I do not an- ticipate their entry" In the cam- >aign. ''I do not wish to comment on____ rumors, but it would surprise pendence me to see them join in, except' oo an individual basis." I an earlier slalement that HAD BEEN RUMORS be would retire if he did not Published reports earlier this make a substantial dent in un- week speculated that federal employment in Quebec, jberals, concerned over the ap- Mr. Levesque, campaigning in jarent rising popularity of the his riding of Montreal Laurier, separatist Party Quebecois, which he first won as a Liberal were reconsidering their hands- in i960, appealed to English- off attitude: speaking Quebecers to abandon Meanwhile; Rene Levesque, their "old, stupid Liberal leader of the separatist Parti ghetto. Quebecois, told 350 persons "We are a majority'and we call ourselves a he said in English, "and you'll have to The new foundation program, which forms the base fcr fi- nancing elementary sec- ondary education in Alberta, remains basically unchanged, Mr. Clark said in a oewi re- lease. Extra funds can be gathered because of a new subsection which will allow boards, if they wish, to take of natural growth in their prop- erty assessment, he said. A new subsection in the final draft will allow school bonds ith less than two support staff ersoonel to calculate, on a iro-rate or per-pupii basis, the [mount of grant support it wiD receive in this category. Smaller school will receive assistance of per !upil up to a maTrmiun of 300. jammed into a school basement that "on the day Quebec be- comes a country, all its citizens will become legal citizens of Quebec, even if they've only been here three months. "They'll be Quebecers the same as we are with the rights, the same benefits, no special privileges. And, Roland Morin, leader of the Quebec New Democratic Party, told a meeting of work- ers that planned economic de- velopment is Ihe main instru- ment for the cultural and social fulfilment of Quebec. "Quebecers should first use money -that is -available in Quebec to develop our economy. MUST MEET TERMS He investment must allow for a sufficient con- trol by a Quebec government and this investment must offer no risk of defeating the accept it. Whoever respects us will be himself fully respected.1 Mr. Levesque pledged .tha English-speaking residents of an independent Quebec .would .be dealt with "fairly'-.'.. but not as a privileged FARMS DECLINE The number of farms in Brit am has fallen 82 per cent since r New Lodge Organized PINCHER CREEK (Special) women register-, ed when plans were made here, for an Order of the Royal Pur- ple Lodge. Presiding at the meeting WM supreme royal lady Pat Van Home of Lethbridge assisted by royal lady Mrs. Perry of Cole- man. Once the registry Is com- pleted the women win be noti- fied of He date when the lodge win be formally instituted. objectives of- economic inde- pendence here." The MDP has 14' candidates in inculutsj ,T XT dwellings can-send him; election while the Union fpr H tionale, the Liberals and the SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS Jury Tampering Charged fiexall The Original o 3 V) I II I V) Buy One Item At Regular Price Get The Second For Ic Van-, couver man has been ordered to appear in British Columbia Supreme Court today to face a charge that he tried to tamper with the jury in a narcotics trial. Mr. Justice W. R. Mclrrtyre Tuesday issued the order to Da- vid1 Galloway of Vancouver after being loM'that'the wife of juror Herbert Grimley was offered to persuade her siding over the retrial of Con- rad' -William Gunn, Edward Ponak, Ido Zamai and John Mc- Keoff, all charged with con- spiracy to traffic in narcotics. ENDS SATURDAY ANACIN Rtguler 2-29 SPKIAL _... '1 .69 AYDS Reducing Plan Regular 3.55 SKCIAl 11 ll THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE Ctn. of 200 CIGARETTES CASH ONLY REGULAR cm. of too. 4-39 Optn Open jundnyt and Holidays 2 p.m, lo 4 p.m. and 7 p.m, to 9 p.m, SUPER SAVINGS AT Jhrif-tway "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXAU DRUG STORE" 702 13th Street North 327-0340 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS Independent Western Canada Costly Idea CALGARY (CP) Western Canada wouM have to pay a high price if it became inde- pendent, A; L. Boykiw of Cal- gary, vice-president of t con- sulting firm, said Tuesday. The problems western Can- ada now faces would become much more serious if it sep- arated from the rest of Can- ada, he told a group of busi- nessmen. Mr. Boykiw, vice president Hu Harries and Associates Id., said Alberta's oil does not njoy a particularly strong economic position. 'It was not until the prime minister from tHe prairies John Diefenbaker) brought in ic national .oil policy .that pro- uction of oil in Alberta reach- ed levels which wert accept- We. 'If it were not for govern- mer.t restrictions, all the refin- eries in Ontario and even Manl- oba would probably be using Arabian or Libyian crudo in- stead of Alberta crude. "Albertans rriay not like lo admit it bul the people in On- ario are paying almost more a year for their oil because they have to buy western When it came to grain sales, Mr. Boykiw said, western Can- ada would have just as many problems as the federal govern- ment is having and prob- ably more because there would be fewer bargaining tools at the west's disposal. Mr. Boykiw said the penalty of separatism for western Can- ada would much greater than for Quebec because Que- bec has more diversified economy, WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 47 ABOVE 10.00 ZERO AT ft'OON SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lethtridge Medicine Hat Pincner Creek Calgary..........40 Edmonton .49 a 40 35 37 -29 25 26 Peace River 58 Jasper 54 Banff 43 Vermilion 48 HITCH-BOERS This if StopmoWe't wMsUeU er, issaed U mtorisU wkt have fceei fend Keeptable to itnre httci Ukers that they can safely a ride. The organiiatm, fouded to make the art o( kitck biking less risky tor both motorists ami tbumbers, also Issues mem- bership cardi hikers. The raoiorist ask to Ke It it ssmrance that he will be robbed assaiKed. Festival Discussed TABER (HNS) The future of the Taber music festival was discussed at Peever's Pantry when the festival committee held tti annual post-festival meeting. The festival, sponsored by the Taber Kiwaris Club, had expe- rienced t no-loss record during its 10 years of operation, ac- cumulating some in re- serves. Taber elementary public schools have not supported the last two festivals. First loss of about this year will be taken from the ac- cumulated surplus. The meeting discussed ways and means of improving the festival, reducing expenses, and increose participation and agre that future festivals should not be held in Lho schools. Henderson Controversy Still Simmers OTTAWA (CP) govern- ment denied Tuesday that it has criticized Auditor-General Max- well Henderson for carrying cut his duties. Bat cabinet ministers said the opposition is jeopardiz- ing Mr. Henderson's objectivity by dragging him into partisan politics. Treasury Board President C. M. Drury said the Commons public'accounts committee, under. Conservative Chairman Alf Hales, had instructed Mr. Henderson to judge policies laid down by'Parliament- Mr. Drury: referred specifi- cally1 to Mr. Henderson's .criti- cism spending on the scrapped Northumberland Strait crossing. If Mr. Henderson was asked lo give an opinion on matters that had been "thoroughly de- bated in the House, he runs the risk of being drawn into such a debate in a partisan way." I suggest this would place Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Dauphin Toronto Ottawa Montreal Quebec Rocky Mtn House Charlottetown 30 23 23 29 30 47 30 29 24 30 41 27 32 30 ..25 51 37 52 40 .04 48 42 42 36 59 39 41 29 t. John's, NfM. S3 Chicago..........54 39 few York....... 47 46 >os Angeles 61 47 Miami____.. 83 76 SVNOPSIS General Alberta forecast, will sunny aud mild today and Thursday with few cloudy pe- riods and scattered showers in northern regions. FORECASTS Lethbridge Sonny and milder. Winds WIS aid gusty. Low-high 30-55. Medicine Hat Sunny and. milder. Winds light. Low-high 30-50. Kooteaay, with a few sunny-periods to- day and Thursday. A few snow- flurries tonight after midnight.. Isolated showers Thursday afternoon. Light winds. Low to- right and. high Thursday at Cranbrook, 35 and 90; Castle- gar, 33 and 55. FIRST CHAMPION Torrrmy Burns was Canada's first heavyweight boxing cham- him in the dangerous position ol losing the reputaUon for that ob- jectivity which I think Is essen- tial to this high REVERSE CHANGE However, Conservatives, New Democrats and Creditistes said it is the government that is frying to silence or gel rid of NTr, Henderson. The subject had been simmer-. Ing for'several weeks after'Mr. Henderson was criticized -by government members following publication last month of his 1969 report. More than 200 items of government spending were raked over the coals In the re- port. A non-confidence motion by Opposilion Leader Robert Stan- field condemned the govern- ment for criticizing Mr. Hender- son for carrying out his duties according lo the chargo Mf. Drury and Privy Council LABOR SAVER DRILL FILLER AND AUGERS All the Following Drilli Fill 28 Feet ef Drill Without Moving Yovr Truck MECHANICAL ELECTRICAL HYDRAULIC DRILL FILLER HOP IN AND INQUIRE NOW GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Covtti Hfchwoy Phono J27-1JM OrFICIAL -AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OT AMA AH highways in the Leth-1 mountain area. This includes all bridge district are bare and wt. Highway 1 -Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Revel- sloke is bare and in good con- dition. Banff Radium and Banff Jasper highways are bare and In good condition. Creslon Salmo highway is bare and in good condition. Snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling In any ski resort access roads, There is a 75 per cent load- ing restriction on the following highways: Highway 5 Ma- grath to Card si on, Highway 24 from Vulcan to the junction of Highway J. Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost. From one mite sooth of Foremost to Manyberrtea and Highway'62 from to Del Bonita, President denied. Donald Macdonald PORTS OT ENTRY (Opening and Closing CmrtU, 24 hours; Carwiy a.m. to p.m. MST; CMef Mountain closed. Del Bonita a.m. to I p.m.; Roostville, B.C, I a.m. to I p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C., 24 hours; I to midnight! doted for witter, ;