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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SUNNY FORECAST HIGH SATURDAY NEAR 60. NO. in The LctHbridge Herald LLTIIBRIDGE, ALBKRTA, FRIDAY, APRIL, 28, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CKNTh TWO SECTIONS 28 I'AGICS suspended OTTAWA (OP) Komoviil of RCMP initials from buildings and patrol cars has been balled, said a state- ment issued Thursday night by the prime minister's office. The statement said Prime Minister Trudeau had announced the decision at a meeting in Alta., ''in response lo many representations" sent lo him and lo Solicitor-General Jean-Pierre Goyer. He icferrcd Vo a public tonlyovovsy centred in Wc.slern Canada about a move-attributed to an HCMP decision in to have the initials IICMP removed from patrol cars and buildings in favor of Lhc word police atop the RCMP coat of arms. Former prime minister John Diefenbakej was a leading opponent of the move, whicli peaked in par- liamentary discussion some weeks ago. The Trudeau statement released here said: "The high stature enjoyed hy the UCMP in Can- ada and throughout. Ihe world is a matter of pride to all Canadians. The government is determined not to permit any issue to detract from that prestige. "The dislike of Uic new signs by Canadians wcsU rrn Canadians in particular has been communicated lo us clearly. And we have listened." Grain flow system faces woe OTTAWA (CPI Canada's doubled western grain handling system will soon face an iiiiprcccdciilcd woe- lack of ships lo move prair. from Vancouver, Dclmar I'oiiml, heat] o[ the drain Commission, said today. Tlirougliout January, February and March the pram pipeline was by snow in (lie Rocky Mountains. Ships piled up iu Vancouver harbor. Thai pi-olilrm has pune on for Ihe last 10 years and will continue (or another 10. Mr. Pound (old Iho Commons agriculture cmuiuiltce. Now, however, record grain sales and the trans- portation syslem will soon present a problem never before faced. There soon won't bo enough ships to carry Ihe grain away. The problem cmnes a limr wlirn Ihe grain handling system sicmod on the of overcoming winter difficulties tirain siiokcsmen said earlier this week in Vancouver thai sUipiucnts should reach a record million bushels from thai port: lhat. tracks through 'he mountain clear; Ihal there was plcnly nf lo handle gram. Mr. Pound, head of I he commission which ad- ministers government elevators and controls the qual- ity of Canadian grain a .system of and said giiiin cliMiiiiif; should tic (tone on both (he [Yairif'S and al I he Slov.finMiis in '-hippifur Ibis winter caiiFcd in bcH'aii.-r mo-t liail lo he cleaned ai Vari" rouvcr. Mr run en in p IT lei lo 'Inn invVanc'l .iiii mriinMr v1 ilh cracked kernels tlicre a market for ilu1 on I he Then: was nut tlic same marki-t fnr st reenhiiis rn Ihe Pacific. Jack llniTier (PC agreed, drain corn- panics tbe free, yet sell I hem when lliey aiv separated from ain on the coast. The companies pay feu- clean grain, (locking payment for .screenings. e on storage i" Mr. I'puiu! sni'l riicumciiLs iould lie. made (or sirlrs mi Hie icloa nf I'nuiic grain lorminals Hint. voulrl rc-iidy for iiniiu'diatc sliipnicnt lo lionls Jit iiorls. .Men: cmilil the system if il v as cleaned prior lo shipping pori sloragc costs could be saved. On NIC nllier lie .said. Iherc would be added cos-is in shipi.inc (mm l.irms lo ceiilrol Icrmin- .ils NIC Mr. I'mmd dn-iinrcl ininiiK-nl mi a hy Cliff Oounoy UnllU' Hivcrl Ihnl Prairie wheat. pool (mil Imlf the elevators at Vancnu- vcr, ncrc hypassinj; bulk Inadinj; facilities al tbe port in favor of Ilieir own convcnlion.il lending terminals. Only Iwn companies Vancouver, Vancouver Wharves aiul Neptune Tenninnls, are able lo handle Jii-ain in bulk from unil n-ains, unloading they remain tmiplcd with ciders. Trudeau in Alberta KDSOX, Alia. (CPi Frime Minister Trudeau came lo this Albcrla Tlnvrsriay and gave a crowd of about is views on hilingmilism and national unity. AL Parkland composite high school, he asked by a stu- dent what was "really the prob- lem in Quebec" regarding sepa- ratism. lie said: believe in national unity. As you know. Hie people from Quebec are elected in Ottawa now were elected on a federal maiulate. "Tlicy were elected because tliey wore fiphling against sepa- ratism. But it is noL enough to that, you have lo act so thai nobody wants lo separate.'1 Mr. Trudeau said bis col- leagues Mho were dec led went In Ottawa lo show Quebccers (bat Hie federal government "is indeed their government, thai It is not just a government of Kng- lish-speaking Canadians for English-sneaking MclLHATTi! TRUDEAU AND OLSON Prime Minisler Trudeuu slrolls wilh Agriculture Minister Bjd Olson al Edmonton [nternolional Airporl Thursday before flying by helicopter to Edson, about 120 miles wesl. (CP Wirepholo) SATCiON' f-AP) Troops of four North Vietnamese divisions spearheaded by large columns ot tnnks smashed through South Vietnam's norlhernmosL defence lino today and senl government forces reeling toward Quang Tri. Donp Ha. eastern anchor of Ihe defence line, was errun in Ihe eipbtmile f'oiuimmisl. ad- vance. That is the distance be- Uveeu Dong Ha and Quanf! Tri, first major objective of tlio Fanners' Day legislation planned I-iDMOXTON' Tlir, govcnnneiiL intends to pass an order in council .shortly pro- Friday, June G, as Fanner's Day in Albfrla, Edu- cation Minister Lou Hyndman said in Ihe legislature Thurs- day. It will lie an animal school holiday, he said, except in dis- tricts (bat rcque.st yn excep- tion from the proclamation. Such requests hud already beer] inacfc by n w mi her of school districts, inrhidinf: juris- dictions in Kdinoiilon. Medicine Ilyt and Hed Deer. northern offensive. The Com- munists now arc at, ils outskirts. Two bases southwest of Quaug Tri M ere a n a n d o n c d under lieavy North Vietnamese shell fire, amounting to rounds in Die la.st two days of Ihe re- newed offensive. The United Slates threw the bulk of its air and naval power into the battle in efforts to avert Ihe fall of Qimng Tri, 19 miles below the demilitarized, zone. AP correspondent Itolgcr Jen- sen reported from Hue lhat U.S. planes and helicopter gunslnps liombrd and rocketed North Vi- etnamese tanks rn two sides of (Junnt; Tri. (rllANIUOSE PLAN Some Lf.S, and Soulli Viet- namese officials have, said that capture of Quang Tri is. possi- bly a part of a grandiose plan (o annex South Vietnam's two northernmost prov i n c e s nf Qunng Tri and Thua Thien, which includes llur. The old imperial capital. Hue is 3o milos south of Quang Tri. S u n d n y, April .10. a.m. Turn clot-ks nhoail one lioiir for DAY- UfillT fired (AP) LOS Angrlrs Kings loday fired Fred lover, their fiflli coach in as many National Tlockcy League seasons. 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