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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIOGE August Government to review energy board powers Bv JEFF CARftlTHERS Herald Ottawa Bureau The federal gov eminent i- the pact soon so the men can have Monday off a new provincial holiday worked into the contract Mr Munro said he believes all of the "52 000 IWA members in the coast region have returned to work Thev began leaving their jobs in mid-June when the previous two year contract expired Back at work VANCOUVER (CP) A CP Rail spokesman said Wednesday that engineers off the job at Revelstoke B C sw yesterday agreed to retJ-1 t'- Bob Ferguson said the men began returning to work at the divisional centie Wednesday evening Level of Great Lakes to be hearings topic By IAIN HUNTER Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Public hearings will be held in Canada and the (I S in October and November on to regulate further the water levels of the Great Lakes it was an- nounced Wednesday The International Joint (ommission stated that the hearings will be based on a technical report made bv the International Great Lakes Levels Board last February The hearings will be con due ted at Thunder Bay Owen Sound Saiilt Ste Mario Ham- ilton and Montreal and in six centres in the U S portion of the Great Lakes Basin Specific dates and locations will be announced later At the same time the com- mission released a summary report of the board s findings, couched in laymen's terms, which it said would provide better understanding of the complex hydrology of the Lakes and the p.oolerns ol i emulating their levels The summary said that small net benefits to the Great Lakes system would be ac hieved bv a new regulation plan for Lake Superior taking into consideration the levels of Lakes Superior Michigan and Huron Regulation of Michigan- Huron bv installations in the St CTair and Detroit Rivers does not warrant any further consideration because of high costs, the paper stated It added that further study is needed on alternative proposals for regulating Lake Erie and improving the legulation of Lake Ontario, and that hydrologic monitoring of the basin should be progressively improved Appropriate authorities should .-el to institute land use and structural setback requirements to reduce further shoreline damage, the summary said News in brief Argentine official shot BUENOS AIRES (AP) Rodollo Ortega Per.a a member ot the Argentine I ongi ess who represented a leitisl Peronist faction was killed Wednesday night assassins firing a machine gun at a he was riding in police sources icported I he sources said Ortega Pena s wile was in the taxi with him was seriously wounded when the unknown assailants spraved bullets into the tar at a major downtown Buenos Aires intersection Ortega Pena was a promi- nent lawyer and editoi ot the lei tw ing Peronist magazine Militanua The publication was closed down several months ago bv the govern inent ot the late Juan Peron Constitution reinstated VTHR'XS Greece new tiv.han government will reinstate the 1952 constitution bat a lelerendurn will be held to decidt whether the countrv should again become a mon- aichv government sources said todav I he sources said the two drawn up bv militarv dictator Geoige Papadopoulos will be serapped But the provisions ol the 1952 constitution per taming to the monarchv will be suspended until the people decide whether thev want the monarchv restored tape gap disclosed (AP) More than five minutes are nursing from White House tapes ot a conver- sation between Piesident 'Nix on and hi-> two closest ad- James St C lair disclosed the new tape gap in papers submitted to I S District Judge John Sine a The gap occurred because a tape reel ran out midwav through a 45 minute meeting between Nixon H R Maid em an and John Fhrluhman on April 17 1973 St C lair wrote Floods hit Bangladesh t i Router i The the Netrokona district where Bangladesh armv launched a rescue operation todav to save thousands of people marooned bv Hoods m the northeast Officials said more than one million people were trapped in waters home have entered everv Government relief teams todav began living food grain to the at lee ted areas Turk-Greek peace asked ANKARA (APi Turkish We cannot be allies and Premier Bulent Ecevit said vet arm agdinst each other Turke> and Ecevit said Greece must either return to fnendh relations or cease their alliance within the North Atlantic Treatv Ecevit said Turkey would prefer co operation with Greece Quebec assembly adjourns Ql EBLC UP) The Quebec national assembh ad journed lor its summer recess after a near rccoid session that saw Premier Robert Bourassa s Liberal government push through its official language dc t and weather attacks on its pet project and charges of patronage involving Mr Bourassa s wife Vbortionisl free on bail MOMTih-U (CP) Or lli nrv Morgentaler sentenc (1 last week to 18 months in unl lor performing an illegal abortion was per milted to await an appeal to 'he Supreme Court of Canada tiec on bail rovvn prosecutor Louis G Hobiehaud had hied A petition las! 1 ridav asking the Quebec ourt ol to either im prison Morgentaler or ordei him to surrender his passport and deposit a large amount ot bail monev hiel Justice Lucien Tremb- lav did not wait to hear from thi. detenc c- before rejecting the rowr s request Driver to get hero award LLOYDMIiNSTER Sask (CP) A truck driver who dragged a fellow trucker awav from a burning head-on collision will be awarded the 1974 Dunlop national truck hero award it was announced Wednesday Ken Bishop of Lloydminster received first and third degree burns to 40 per cent of his body when he rescued James Me from a tanker at the site of the collision 10 miles north of Vegreville Alta INuclear exports limited W Mouse of Representatives voted Wednesday to block any future export of nuclear technology to foreign countries unless congress approves in advance The vote was a reaction to President Nixon s approval during his recent Middle East trip of the sale of nuclear reactors to Egypt and Israel neither of which have agreed to abide by a nuclear non- proliferation treaty Edmonton asks debt help EDMONTON (CP) Edmonton is experiencing extreme difficulty in paying off its debenture debt for capital projects and wants provincial government to help rectify the situation Mayor Ivor Dent said Wednesday he has written to provincial treasurer Gordon Minielv asking that changes be made whereby the city could have all of its debenture issues handled through the Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation WANTED POOLE ENGINEERING TANDEM GRAVEL TRUCKS GOOD RATES Lethbridge 6th Ave. S. Project Phone 327-1610 or Abe Hiebert 328-4406 After Hours ;