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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Till CALUAKY (CP) Vi-ofi sioiKil arsonists bo operat- ing in CiiLgory, s.nifl Rrxl Sykrs after a downtown firo Frit toy niylit, Hie f mirth In little over a month, Speaking ns 50 fireman bal- Ikxl n Mnbborn blaze fit I'M filh Avc. S.V.'., the mayor said "I'm nol prepared to accept Hit's accidental." city may call vincial investigation into (ir of pro- the which liave taken I he life UUP fii-oniiin and caused million properly dam- fljre. "U may well he that fire In- si.n-anco rackets have rnovod wvsi. after In'int; forced out of the the mayor said, a latest blaze em ptexl Jihont firiifl p.m. oti third floor of the fiii-yeiir-nld building. The hiazt1 uas confined to the floor ami roof, he said, add- itis; Miiit smoke damage lo ttie {ir-ver floors extensive. The1 building is occupied by a clothing store, a loan com- priny, n shoo store, a record conlpiiriy, as well as other Of- fice. Stingy Benny donates Ills services EDMONTON (CP) Jack Benny, who generously offered a nickel tip to a porter at the Vancouver airport prior to catching a flight to Edmonton, expressed some views on his re- putation as a skinflint at o news conference Friday night, "It's all in (un and everybody knows it and accepts the 78-year-otd comedian said prior to a Sunday evening concert and gourmet dinner expected to raise for the Edmon- ton Symphony Orchestra. Benny, who also played at a benefit conceit in Victoria Thursday, 6ald that when he doe.? a lot of charity or gives money away, he would just as Boon it wasn't publicized too much. "I think It's funnier If people actually don't think I spend too much he said. Beimy and the members of (ha symphony orchestra have donated their services for the event for which tickets wera sold to Fri- day night. mans BONN (Renter) Nearly six million West Germans arc due o vote Sunday in au election which Chancellor Willy Brandt's ueial Democratic: party has iresentcd as a choice bi'twoen peace and cold or igainst his "Ostpolilik' 'or East European policy. The population of the prosper- ous and basically conservative state of Baden-Wnertlemberg is voting nominally to elect a new state government. But because the southwestern state holds the key to tlie pre- carious balance of power In tha Bonn federal parliament, its voles could determine the fate of Brandt's left-liberal coalition. Tlie Germans will be taking part in what is virtually a refer- endum on Brandt's "Ostpolitlk." Sunday's elections fall only two weeks before a vital ratifi- cation debate in ttio Bonn par- liament on Brandt's treaties of reconciliation with the Soviet Union and Poland. workers CALGARY BLAZE Lethbridge Herald photocrcphe- Ed Finlay made this dramatic photograph of t'ne Calaary bla ze. Mayor Sykes suspects arson, F.'-y fighters battled the third floor blaze in a d building. ANTIQUE AUCTION SALE THURSDAY, APRIL 27th, P.M. Corona Ballroom 72! 5th St. S.E. Hot, Alberta OVER 320 ANTIQUE ITEMS ON OFFER All TERMS CASH SCHLENKER AUCTION SERVICE Hat Livestock Auction, Hwy. 3, Medicine Hat AUCTIONEERS Jim SchCenVcr Allen Schacher Brent Schlenker DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION JUNE EXAMINATION APPLICATIONS Deadline date for the receipt of application forms af the Research, Development and Examinations branch for tho Grade XII June Departmental Examinations is May 1, 1972. Applications post marked AFTER May 1, 1972 will be assessed o late penally fee of 10.00 Dollars. TRANSCRIPTS Requests for transcripts to be issued following the June Examinations should be forwarded to tho Examinations Branch by June 30 to ensure early processing. Effective April 15, 1972 a 1.00 dollor fee is charged for each transcript issued. Harry Rensby, Information Officer Dept. of Education Comunications Edmonton o EDMONTON (CP) A bill designed to preserve the fam- ily farm, by protecting it from large corporations, wras duced in the Alberta legisla- ture by Grant Notley, leader of the New Democratic Party. The Corporate Farming Act proposed by Mr. Notley, the member for Spirit River-Fair- view, would prohibit corpora- tions, both foreign and domes- tic, from engaging in farming. The act would require corpor- tions, which now hold farm land, to dispose of it by 1975. ff a corporation refused to com- ply, the land would be sold by the government with the pro- ceeds retained by the province. Family farm corporations would iw exempt if 80 per cent of their income was derived from agricultural activities and co-operative corporations be exempt if BO per cenl of their members dependec principally on agriculture foi their livelihood. I Mr. Notley said the act Is I patterned on legislation now it effect in several of the Unitec States, especially South Dako- [ta, and is the first comprehen- sive piece of legislation lo pro- hibit corporate takeover of ag- riculture ever introduced into a Canadian legislature or par- liament. Mr. Xotley's bill stands little chance of passage in the legis- lature, where 49 of 75 seals are held by the Progressive Conser- vative party and 25 by the So- k-ial Credit Party. EDMONTON (CP> Thirty- one people from Rcdcliff and Medicine Hat, laid off in De- cember at a glass tvottle plant, demonstrated quetly in front of the legislative buildings for a few minutes Friday. The demonstrators, members of Local 210 of the Glass Work- era Union, blame the new Bev- erage Container Act for their plight and are seeking repeal or amendment of the legisla- tion.which requires a return deposit en till soft drink and beer containers in the pvovina'. An amendment now before the legislature would extend the act provisions to cover all wine and liquor bottles, -is well as im- ported beer bottles. A petition on behalf of the 95 people who were laid off at the Dominion Glass Plant in was presented to the legislature by Bill (SC- Medicine Hat-Redcliffl. The re-iiuon asks that the as- sembly "take such steps as frison's parlor. Less than an hour later Mrs. Cap pier returned to her hotel caving ber 65-year-old husband Khind in the military jail I'here he has spent 28 years. Her acquaintance with Kap- ,er dates to 1962 when one of u-r patients In West Germany :old her of the two Germans serving life sentences in Gaeta. The other is Walter Reder, an- other wartime Nazi officer. The nurse started n corres- pondence w 11 h Kappler and later came here to meet him. 58 54 48 50 Rome ............M 50 Paris..........55 4t .ondon .S3 43 Berlin............53 45 Vmstei'dam.....57 41 irusscls......50 41 ..........46 32 FORECASTS Lethbridge -Calgary Cloudy, clearing late tonight, winds NW20 and gusty, lows. Killed in fall EDMONTON (CP) Wil- liam Clandenning of Edmon ton was killed in a three-storey fall ot a construction site on the University of Alberta cam pus. Claudcnning was working on the roof of n building being erected by Alta-West Construc- tion Ltd. 25-30, Mainly sunny Sunday; Higlis 40-15. Medicine Hat Isolated snowflurries overnight. Winds NW20 and gusiing to 40. Colder, lows near 25, Sunny Sunday; highs 35-40. Columbia Today: Mostly sunny; Sunday: Clouding over by afternoon with occasional rain In the eve- ning. Highs both days 50 to 55. Lows tonight, 23 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with scattered showers, gusty winds and cool- today. Showers ending and winds decreasing west and loutli tonight but continued windy witb scattered rain and mow showers northeast. Sun- day, fair and v.'armer west, partly cloudy windy and con- tinued cool east, with few rain o r snowshowers continuing northeast portion. Jlighs today lo 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Sunday 45 to 55. West nf Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with scat- tered rain and snowshowers mostly over mountains today. Fair tonight and Sunday. Cool- er today and tonight. Warmer Sunday. Highs today In the 40s. Lows tonight 203. Highs Sunday 50s. Let me help you buy a Nelson Home Let me show you Ihe complete line ol 1972 Nelson manufactured homes. Split levels, Bungalows. Split entries. Low prices for all budgels. ART DRIEDIGER PHONE ME AT 272-4727, CALGARY THE CROWN 400 Dependoble To pick all rock! THE CROWN ROTARY ConIInuout rock picking power required 40 H.P. Picks oil rocki 2" fo Obtain further information from Mr, Ken Dicksan at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway lollibridcju Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA AH highways In the Leth- bridgo district are bare and dry. Highway 1 Trans- Canada Highway, bare and dry. There ara 75 per cent loading restrictions on the following highways: Highway 61, from 12 miles east o( the junction of Hiflh'.vay 4 lo Foremost and from 1 mile south of Foremost to Manyber- rics. Highway 62, from Mngrath to Del Honita. Highway 3, from Grassy Lake to Medicine Hat. Secondary road S05 from Highway 2 to the Belly River Bridge near Glemvood. Secondary road B79 from 3 miles north of Foremost to 10 miles uorlh of Foremost. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutla 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 .m, (o S p.m.; Hooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; PorUiiU Itykerta 8 a.m.' to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildiorse, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ;