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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta BUNNY FORECAST HIGH SATURDAY NEAR 80 VOL. LXV ALBERTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO PAGES Lougheed major force at meeting By PAUL JACKSON Herald OUnwa Bureau HALIFAX Alberta Premier 1'ctcr Lougheed told the provincial premiers1 conference Thursday that while his govertiment welcomed supportive and con- suKivc assistance from Ottawa the federal government should not start moving into areas of provincial jur- isdiction. Mr. Loughccd, attending Ills first provincial pre- miers conference, took a strong stand on a number of issues. One of Ihc premier's mam stands was that in areas where the provincial governments have (he con- fidence, ability, expertise and const Hull on a) right lo handle their own affairs, the federal government should not erode that right. Mr. Lougheed said he Is concerned that in a coun- try as large and as diversified as Canada plans ad- ministered nationally by the federal government, could become so "watered down" they become relatively in- effective. "I think most people recognize that In a country such as Canada the provincial governments are often much closer to the people than is Ottawa. "I believe th.it even the .smallest province now has the confidence and ihe In lent, to tackle its own internal with which it is familiar. "For these reasons I'd say that provincial govern- ments should welcome the supportive and consuKiva help the federal government can give them, hut that the federal government .should recognize that there is a danger that federal programs evolved or administered without close provincial co-operation can be at odds with provincial aims and said Mr, JjOtig- heed. Makes impact The Allxjrla premier lias made quite an Impact restricted by ouiright bans. The Alberto premier suggc-sledl that problems in this w'lioio aroa could bo solved beUer by a more sen- sible ami sopliislirntcd approach. Dir-rnssiru! both thn bargaining anrl laml- topics, Mr, said ho thought actions by bis own government in recent months bore a great deal of merit. The Alljorla premier also confirmed that he had sent a telegram to Ottawa urging Hint the next chr.ii- man of Ihe Canadian transport commission be a Wo.sl- rrn Canadian, J. W. Picke.rsRill, the current, chairman, resigned earlier this week. Three senators turn down spot on McGovern ticket WASHINGTON (AP) Three senators have refused anew lo accent second spot on the Dcniocnde ticket, hut idential nominee (i e o r g e McGovern says he is having no trouble finding a running-mate, "There's no difficulty finding McGovern said Thursday. We1 vc easily got more candidates for the job than we have members of the U.S. Senate." The South Dakota senator said he will announce no later than Monday his choice to re- place Senator Thomas Eagleton of Missouri on the ticket. r plebiscite ion this fall From AP-HEUTER. BELFAST (CP) The kill- Ing went on in Northern Ireland today following anouncement Thursday that the British gov- ernment plans to hold a plebes- cite to determine whether the people of ULser want (o unito with the Irish republic or re- main tied to Britain. William Whit claw, Britain's Northern Ireland administrator, (old the House of Commons in London the government would undertake the plebiscite as soon as possible after the House ap delegates concert. to the world aro on a reading of the diary I walked past the In southeastern highpoinl of the trial wrote. Then he said he OTTAWA (CP) The asked: government (cdriy sent To wear a white tie and cheque for million to Premier A. C. Hm licit as "n contribution'1 to Ihe relief and get Nixon, wow: To a sweaty T shirt would rub some of the plamor off." last spring's lirilish wrote that ho waited flood (he m otorcad e route When the lias 4f a Richard Nixon but- erly accounted for its flood nnd a "Vote Republican" relief funds, a final payment be made, the government said. The announcement was (Router) A probably lie to set by the finance depart merit in Ihe of Vclerans Affairs Minis! cr Arthur I.aing, a B.C. member of the federal cabinet, and Acting Finance state of emergency lo combat Ihe paralysing effects of Britain's week dock strike crime irslo effect at committees in Britain's ports, where helween SOO and GOO ships arc lying idle, to recommend necessary iicliun rebel woodsmen. Pat Thursday proclamation came emergency regulations empower I govornmrn' chiefs warned lhat farmers would have to jobs No transport services, fowl prices ,ind Ihe dislrihulion livestock ami poultry unless Hie strike VANCOUVER (CP) Seven and soon, since some Jailors were fired hy on QUCTII signed a procl.i-mnlion calling for the tbrcn days supply of ani-mnl forxl stocks Forest Products Thursday wlicn tiiey showed up of rmrrgrnry frirmrrs ;nv1 work at firm's Harrison Tho Horrid will nnl I IIP nil r.Tid Ni'it the dorks B.C., operation Ilia Monday, 7, a IT Unitary nndrfl in tho nnar fic'-ebprnonl in l-he fall- necesj- il i Isrs were hitler v.ith their Display advert isomcnfs observers think Minister. union and coastal limber publication next government will make said thai parly Aug. musl nt The use of the regulolions ossc'Nlial food like on Vancouver Island, by 1 ;un, it'll, lo avoid provoking and sugar nol of rebel faklevs threw Classified advert iscments into prolonging hut imporl.s such os picket linos (hat closed two ceived liy n.rn. and citrus fruils divisions MacMillan will appear Tuesday, Aug. government's first LW. lixon Ottawa Other parls of Ihc diary were jumbled as to time, but Bremen related that he travelled to Washington to make another at- tempt on the life of Nixon. But he said he missed seeing the president. A day after he left there, he wrote, he said he saw a news photograph of Nixon shaking hands in front of the White House. "Man, he was right Bremer wrote. "I tore the picture to shreds. I could have killed him just for doing that." Tlie diary said the Idea of killing Wallace instead came as he watched the movie, A Clock- work Orange. Bremer related at one point In the diary that he considered shooting Senator GSorge McGovern. Time Air revamps its fares Time Airways Ltd. of Leth- bridge will change its air fare structure to get in line with new Air Canada fares, both to be effective Oct. 1. Persons 65 and over will re- ceive a 20 per cent discount on tickets for confirmed space on flights. Persons 12 lo 21 will get a 40 per cent discount on stand- by space. The new "promotional fares" also include a 30 per cent re- duction for everyone on flights of more 'han 700 miles in tha eight to 30-day excursion class. While Time is a regional air- line it co-ordinates its flights v.-ith out-of-province bound Air Canada flights. Time president Stubb Ross said the new Air Canada fare schedule will mean higher fares for people going less than 700 miles that's to Vancouver, Regina, Winnipeg and lower fares for people travelling more than 700 miles. Missile treaty ratified WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has ratified a treaty limiting the spread of Soviet and American defensive mis- siles. By a vote of 83 to 2 Thurs- day, the Senate cleared Hio wa y for later consideration o i Hie more controversial five- year SALT agreement on offen- sive nuclear weapons. The treaty was opposed only by Senators James Allen (Dem. Ala.) and James Buckley. New York Conservative Republican who contended it Is immoral because il causes the United States to forego ?.ny available means of defending its popu- lation against potential nuclear attack. Signed by President Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezh- nev in Moscow last May 26, Ilia trcaly limits each nation lo anii-ballislic missiles and just ttt'o at !hn capital antl one in the interior defend- ing an offensive-missile sile. Heated debate is likely as the Senate moves on to consider Ihe agreement which allows the Soviet Union to surpass ths United Stales In the numbers of land-and sea-based nuclear of- fensK'o missiles. Seen and heard About town ABATE instructor Blair Orr anticipating a Chi- nese signboard will mislead some people to walk into his studio thinking it is a res- taurant Hon 1'nzio and Gerald Hieliert going cross- eyed editing reams of arti- cles for Ihc Anthology of Southern Alberta, an Oppor- tunities for Youlh project Marion S-.vanslon, accompa- nist for Anne Camnbcll Sing- ers, back from Europe in timo for birth of her eat Ti- ger's kittens. Then I had my ionsils cxil and when I was ten I liatf UK ;