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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 51 _ THE IETHHRIDGI; IIERMO Nixon leads McGovern in public opinion poll JL WASHINGTON (Renter) Democratic presidential candi- date George McGovern trails President Nixon by 2.'l per- centage points In n public opin- ion poll taken after lie dropped Senator Thomas Eagicton as his running male. The Louis Karris poll, pub- lished today in tin' Washington Post, says it is Nixon's Ingest lead over McHovcrn since lie wns 27 points ahead. In May. there only a soven-pcr-conl fiap between them. Tlie latest survey showed Alberta harvest CALGARY (CP) The har- vest is about to begin in Alber- ta, the Alberta Wheat Pool said in its weekly crop report Tuesday. Combining of rye and winter wheat was general in southeast Alberta, said the Pool, with barley and rapeseed being swathed. Southwestern areas reported Board okays prosecution of officials TRAGIC END Pilot Pat Johnson of Re d Deer, Aha., Is pulled from the wreckage of his demolished Belanca Citabria after he crashed while stunt flying at the Prince Georgo B.C., Air Show. He died laler in hospital. Wirepholo) new ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Aha. (CP) The North Saskatchewan River be- gan backing up Tuesday, form- ing what is to become Alber- ta's largest man-made lake, about 75 miles west of this centra] town. Blocked by the 200-ton con- crete control gate of the new ?43 million Bighorn Darn, the river is expected to back up 20 power generation and storage purposes, miles by mid-November. The lake, to be called Abra- ham Lake after Silas Abraham, a Stony Indian chief of the re- Nol1h Saskatchewan, gion. will he in the North Sas- katchewan River Valley. It will have mountains on two sides and the west end will be about 20 miles east of the Banff-Jas- per Highway. The Bighorn the largest earth-fill dam in the province Is to catch spring run-off water now reaching here from the source of the North Sas- katchewan River, the Saskatch- ewan glacier near the Columbia Icefields. The river will be blocked for is to be 290 feei by Ihe hoped-1 by 2.00} cubic feet a second for completion date in late No-' from Ihe current rate of vernber, at which time it will cubic feet a second. Winter begin producing electricity for Calgary Power Ltd. The dam will contain 5.8 mil- lion cubic yards of earth. The surface area of the lake will he acres and contain 1.2 mil- lion acre-feet of usable storage water. The dam, primarily for flow, however, will increase to between 3.IXX) and 4.000 cubic feet a second from cubic feet a .second in the past. The increased winter flow Is expected to ease pollution he- cause of the greater oxygen content of the larger volume of water. Tho Bighorn Dam, with two kilowatt generators, will also expected million kilowatt II...! ii_ J help control pollution in the hours annually into the Calgary Pav.'er serves about Summer flow through Ed-! two-thirds of Alberta with elec- monton is expected to be cutitricity. set for Asians OTTAWA fCM The Public Service Staff Relations Board will allow proseculipn In the coui-Ls of three officials of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who, the federal government alleges, convinced technicians to leave their jobs illegally during a February slrikc. The Treasury Board, bargain- ing agent for the fedral govern- ment, was granted the right to bring action against tho men In decision from Jacob Finkel- man, staff relations boarc chairman. Proceedings against three other officials of the union were terminated, and consent to prosecute two other men was denied. Under federal law, tin staff relations board mus grant consent. Proceedings against the three men, William. Andreef, Gerr Wintermeyer, and E. J. Mai thews will be heard in a cour of summary jurisdiction. The case is the first in whic the Treasury Board has sough e right to prosecute federa nployees designated essenti public .safety and scctiril walking off their jobs du a .strike. The governmen anted to prosecute both inc] idua! employees and union o cials. Last week, consent to pros ute the 140 union member left their jobs during II :rike of electronic technician as denied by the staff rel ons board. ;ood crops although some bar- ley had lodged. Crops In east-central regions while those in tho south-central areas generally were good. The Pool said crops along the i foothills were somewhat lale with barley just beginning to turn. Central areas reported good i crops which appeared to rise I 10 days to two weeks late.' Lodging was creating some pnihlems in those areas. Dry conditions were reported along the Alberta-Sa.ska.tcne- wan border, while prospects remained good in the pcaca country. The report also said that crtlia army worm activity is creasing and white rust, a ngus, was reported in tile eace regions arid just south of clmonlon. The crop condition index for heat declined one point last eek lo 83 per cent. The index other crops shown! a sim- ar decrease. NLton favored by 51 per cent of those compared with 3! per cent for McGovern. Nine per cent were undecided. The poll was conducted in the middle of last week, after Eaglelon anounced his with- drawal as Democratic vice- presidential candidate following disclosure that, he had under- gone psychiatric treatment. The poll noted Hint Nixon led McGovern by a substantial margin in every region of the United Stales, and was ahead big city voters, the un- der-30s, trade unionists and Ro- man Catholics. "It is possible lor McGovern to slip the survey noted, "but the likelihood is tor the current lead to diminish, even sharply, before election Bennett continues evading newsmen day." KAMPALA fAP) President he Idi Amin of Uganda said m days during which time the'signed a decree today revoking level "o! this North Sasitatche- the entry permits and residence wan through Edmonton is ex-1 certificates held by Asians of pected to drop three to four, foreign nationality, ft said that claims. feci the Asians had exactly 90 days Amin The dam, now 210 feet high, Uo get out of the country. Gen, Amin said an estimated Asians who claim to be Ugandan citizens must report to immigration officials within five weeks to verify their SAVE ON WESTINGHOUSE NOW! SAVE 44.95 BTU. ONLY SAVE 54.95 BTU. OMIY SAVE 59.95 BTU ONIY SAVE 99.95 BTU ONLY 1 U SAVE 164.95 BTU. All (jniU with 1 year factory worranty included estimated inde- btiut per said ;he Asians in eluded British, Indian, Pnki sfani ancJ citizeas 'J'he total pendently at sens. Arnin what had beer I'.eralrlcci a.s his definitive policy statement the Asian commu nity in Uganda follnv.-ing ;it liis Tlic Brit ish Tind Imlinn cornmis Kit: Pakistan amhassa .in-l Asian leaders i I o'lomlrrl fhf luncheon [I01.II SOMi; RACK Arrin "niri rerlait! groups Asinn.s v.-rro exemp ti.e orrler tri They in dialed iv ind of LI i fiTin enterprise, l com- ;mcl Sign contract OTTAWA fCP) The CDC nd Foundation Co. of Canada ,td. signed a contract Tuesday or construction of a million egional broadcasting centre in Vancouver. Preliminary site work is start immediately and Hi centre, to enable the CBC t consolidate its Vancouver oper ations, is to be fully operations early in 1975. unable to agree EDMONTON fCP) Hepre- cntatives of Indians across Canada were unable to gree Tuesday on whether they should control the economic de- of their own ommu- lities. Until Indians have economic control over their own re- sources, their efforts are doomed to failure, said Dave president of the Manitoba Indian Brotherhood. Anthony Francis, president of the Union of New Brunswick Indians, disagreed. "Indians in New Brunswick haven't reached the stage of business sophistication where they could handle many ol these business he said. The were addressing 66 dele- gates to the general assembly of the National Indian Broth- erhood, a federation of provin- cial and territorial Indian or- ganizations. "b By T11K CANADIAN PRESS Premier A. C. Bciuiclt, who has been playing lude-and- seek with the press throughout the two-wcck-old British Co- lumbia election campaign, managed to steal tho limelight Tuesday by not appearing at a scheduled news conference. The premier's aides had said Mr. Bennett would he on hand at a Vancouver Hotel when To- ronto's Teck Corporation an- nounced it was moving its head- quarters to Vancouver. About 30 reporters turned up to catch the premier, who 1ms refused to release his campaign itinerary Conservative leader bcrril Warren inadvert- ently gate-crashed a July 24 news conference hod ploye o priv to plfmurfi find n work with luch OWATONNA 200 9' HAYMASTER Conlour flotation _ gels all iho crop from nvery fiold Controlled crop conditioning offon a Ihorough bur gentlo conditioning ncllon Creator Sarveilabiltty tmurei compTele crop narvoillng wilh nutrient rafonlion ENQUIRE TODAY KEN DICKSON or DOUG IRWIN BALER TWINE SPECIAL, PER BAIE 6.95 It woi legrc lo group of rnert. My F'cil, end rnysolf v ;on1inuu lo resicfo in Ihis fino :ify of Lollihridfle, iti finn people, hai hcon gonoroul lo us bolh antl conuihtiled tr> our modeil iwc- find well hcinn. tiopc fine hai GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, IITTHBRIOGE PHONE 328-1 Ml AS or A.M. TODAY COUHTKSY OF AM S All tiiRliwnys bridge (lisrlict dry. HIE I bare ana llillliwny 1, Trans Cnnada Highway, bare and dry. POUTS OF KNTHY fOpr-ninj! anil Closing ('nulls n hums: (Juriviiy f. a.m. In midnight; DM Hnnila fi a.m. In 0 Itouscvillo, li.C. I! a.m. In midnight: KinRsisnlr. H.'1., ?l bour.s; f'orilnl! Itykorls a am. In midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. In 10 pm.; Wildborsse, B a.m. to 9 p.ra. ;