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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 IHf IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wcdncidny, Auguil 2, 1972 New bylaw to control land use CRANBROOK (Special) Ready for third reading ,llic llegioiud District of East Koot- t'nay board heard the report of JLs technical planning commit- tee, and outcome of inn public hearing of it.s Cranbrook vicin- ity zoning bylaw, and will certain alterations prior to third reading. The bylaw will firmly control non-urban and rural and nso in the area around Cranlirook roughly bounded by the St, Mary's Iliver. Kootenay !liver, Gold Creek, and west of Jim- smith Lake. KDEK planner Al- fred .Miller report to tho board in June some 00 applica- tions, largely hy speculative developers, had been independ- ently submitted to his office for consideration and approval. Many seemed to !iim in conflict with each other's interosls and well out-stcte the public interest, The public hearing of the by- law for Interested par tit1.-; a week earlier drew some per- sons, with particularly articu- late criticism of its proposed restrictions coming from the est ale-developer commun- ity of the eily. Objections moinly concerned the specified five acre min- imum for each rural residential area, and comparable reserva- tion on urban rural classifica- tion which differs in requiring community writer supply and sanitation. Toward the latter the bylaw proposes to reserve vast non-urban areas as "hold- ing11 for future reconsideration for land use depending on well- co-ordinated public require- ments, industrial, commerical or residential. Non-urban would be restricted to agricultural use in the interim. ASKED TO LEAVE An angry Irade unionist, righl willi arm raised, asks Berna- delte Devlin, member of Parliament for mid-Ulster ot centre left, to leave a tion ouJside Penlonville prison in London, while police look on. Thousands of trade unionists, including dockers and newspaper workers, marched on the prison in prolesf j againsl ihe joiling there of five London dockers by the? industrial relalions court. (AP Wirephofo via cable from London) Nixon hopes for breakthrough Jewish voters may desert McGovern V lly .10YCK I-T.GINTON London Observer Of all the ethnic groups tn the United States, none is more politically conscious than the Jews. No matter how hart the Lather, liow slight the. issues, an American Jew can be count- ed upon to vote every election day usually on the side of the Democrats. The weight of (lie Jewish vote is Hi ore (ore much larger than Ihn number of .lews in America would sug- gest and It is also concentrated in key slates New York, California, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Florida and Michigan which can tho 'irslanro in a, clo.se President election. Never has Trie Jewish vote? hccn wooed both parties wooed today. Never ha.s it hccn so unpredictable. In the last presidential election accord- ing to the American Jewish Committee JiV per cent of Jews voted for Hubert Hum- phrey against Hiclwrd Nixon. Ninety-five1 per cent of Jewish .so inlensively by as it is being going to John Kennedv in pref- j erence to Richard Nixon, Now, with some justification, President Nixon feels that the Jews who twice spurned him may help him lo be though in past presidential elections Republicans never Eell it worth their to cam- paign iti either Jewish or Negro neighborhoods. This lime the president has a special cam- paign staff analyzing (he issues lhat concern the Jewish elec- torate. The largest concent ration of Jews anywhere in the world is in New York City. Of the- city's H million inhabitants, V't mil- lion are Jewish, ranging [mm some of the New York's most prominent philanlronist.s to scene of its poorest whites. Most of the city's schoolteachers are its hujic garment, indus- try is heavily Jewish. .Many New York Jews arc doctors and lawyers; ma try more are small shopkeepers. They typify till Jews in America in that hey are cssei'.tiallv urban peo- voter.s prek'ned Lyndon John- pit, their politics influenced by son to riarrv CJoldwatrr in a distinctively Jewish way of In the election )x.'forc tiitit, Jew- ish votes were also heavily Democrat, 85 per cent of them Finds Hidden Drugs V AfX-KM PROVENCE, France CAP) A man cutting up a large American sedan jcrap metal Monday found 33 pounds of morphine base bidden In the rear wheel arches. ITie cm- had I belonged to a Turkish citizen sen- 11CW oil rCVCllUC tenced in Marseille in three years in jail 1969 to drug smuggling charges, police said, MOST POPL'LAJl Aluminum canoes outsell others by five ir> one. all EDMONTON (CP! The Ai- [province's future revenue re-1 coax Ihe majors at taxpayers' 1 expense to rc-invcsl some of Notley said the plan their profits in the province, to "evon challenge, let I do little to slop tlie rnns- llic massive berta government's new oil rev- jqmremcnls." enue plan fails to protect the public interest. Grant provincial n c w party leader, said He tokl a news Mr v falls alone .stem democratic here. conference the tax, which net mil- lion to million next year, morhage of capital now too ins; Ihe province in (lie for of buoyant prolits made by t major oil companies on Ihe Allterln operations." sivo exodus of coni'al.' was needed was -'is a masterpiece of short- "The government's meagre term political public relations tax increase, coupled v; i t h but will do little to satisfy Ihe their new incentive plan to Choose zig-zag portable or cabinet model include operating lesson a-Portablezig-zag. A deluxe Kenmore lhat doss so many sewing functions using manual controls t rnoothly, easily. Stretch stitches, zi'j-zags, appliques, monograms bastes, but ton holes, blind hems, mends, darns, patches, sows in zippers and bullons. Features 2-position drop feed, lever-typo reverse, stitch, am) width controls. accessories. model. Oursmoothetl, quleteststraight-slitch performs touch of a control. Features professional-typo lever revorseandstltch-lcnglhreciutator. dropfeodformendingandciarning. snap-lock regulator (or varying foot pressure.andbulll-lnliflht.lncludos Walnut woodgraincabinetsizo SIMPSONS-SEARS Machinal Qualify Costs No More at Simpsons-Srars STORE HOURS: Opon Doily 9 n.m to p.m. ThorsJay and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Contra Villago Tolephonfl sharply increased royally aver- aging nl least 50 cents n bar- coupled with a rc-invcst- incnt tax which would force the companies to plow back their earnings in fiirlher devel- opment of the province. lie .said the faiLs lo pro- tect 'he con.sumci. "What is to stop the large oil monopolies from increas- ing gasoline prices to recover loss they can't write off against their federal corpora- tion tax. "T h e government should have reassured consumers by committing itself to placing gasoline pricing directly under the public utilities board. Since practicalLy every Am- erican Jew lias his family roots in some Muropcan fthctlo, his ancestors and rclntives the vic- tims of pogroms and concen- tration cnmps, the Jewish vole has traditionally boon on tho side of the underdog. In the I9TOs it staunchly supported civil rights for Negroes, and it has n I ways been against the war in Vietnam. But since the last presidential election, Jew- ish values have shifted so mark- edly that Nixon strategists now believe the Republican party iiris