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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHBRIDGE HERAID Thimddy, Auguit 10, 1971 Recent rains boost crops OTTAWA (CD Recent rains in the prairies have helped improve crop conditions and Statistics Canada Wednes- day predicted chances for a lhan usual as a result of earlier liol, dry weather and frost damage "ill lie a 'distinct ha- statistics bureau said in one erf a scries o( reports on fair i'n places good, grain liar- i prairie crop conditions. Fall rye and cereal vest this year. Crop growth has been ilouer Cabinet crisis ended THE HAGUV" (Renter) The Nelhcrlar.d's throe week cabinet crisis ended Wednesday when P r i m e Minister liarend Gicsliciivcl rml of his 15 cab- inet ministers agreed to earn' on with their duties until new elections in November. The cabinet resigned My 21 after the two Democratic so- cialist party ministers in the five-party coalition government had stepped down because they disagreed with proposed mea- sures to deal with an antici- pated S'-billion deficit on the 1973 budget. Agreement on continuation of a four-party coalition w a s reached after It Irad appeared impossible to heal the breach with the Democratic Socialists. Woodsmen to discuss firings NANAIMO, B.C. (CP) A meeting of dissident Vancouver Island fallers has been called for today at Farksville, about 20 miles north of here, to dis- cuss recent firings of fallers by forest company employers. Chuck Evans, spokesman for fallers who have refused to re- turn to work under a new coast forest industry contract, said fallen; had been lired at Can- adian Forest Pro luromptcd hy the rcfnsn rthcr delegations to support Manitoba on several issues. Mr. Manuel said Manitoba lolegales wanted some of the discussions to ho held in pri vale ar.d they were not happj with a brotherhood committee established to discuss Indian af fairs with the federal cabinet. velopment of Prince while saddling the Rupert already lation influx such suburbs. as in tit, The Easy Choice. Not sure TOKYO fAP) Former U.S. attorney-general Ramsey Clark has been quoted by Hanoi radio as saying he had seen "mas- sive destruction" in many parts of the North Vietnamese port opposition parties would to get their sticky hands" on his revenue surplus so they can spend it as fast as possible. NDP leader Dave Barrett lold a rally In Nelson that Socrcd MLA Howard McDiar- mid's statement that there was no way rehabilitation Minisler Phil Gaglardi would succeed the premier as party leader pointed up the "ruthless lead- ership campaign" being car- ried on by the Socreds. Up in Stewart, on the B.C.- Alaska border, IJbcral leader David Anderson declared lhat Ihe only reason the Tories are in the campaign is to split the vote and ensure Social Credit's return to power. "The long term Tory ob- jective is he said. "They don't give a damn about Iho province of B.C. but (hey are preparing for Ihe next fed- eral election." Conservative provincial can- didates will turn up as federal candidates on the strength of advertising received during the B.C. campaign, he predicted. In Fort St. John, Tory leader Warren said his talks will] 'eace River area residents ndicate they fcol far closer lo Alberla than to B.C., partly be- cause they are "being ignored jy the provincial government crowded Vancouver area with still more development. A Liberal government would accept Ottawa's offer to a joint federal provincial rail and highway network that would open northwestern B.C. and ex- tend into the Yukon, he said. This proposal would include sending northern prod ucls through Prince Ilupcrt. But the pithicst comment of the day came from that old stand by and mm candidate Margaret 'Mo) Murray, editor o! the Bridge Rivcr-Lillooct News. She declared at an NDP rally in Lytton that "the chicken- brain people who continue to give Bennett a majority and lap it up like cream don't know what they're doing." Lack of support on cconoml development recommendation also may have led I" the walk out, Mr. Manuel said. Manitoba pressed for a reso lution Tuesday calling on In diar.s to work with the privat sector, but discussion was ar journcd Iwfore any resolution were adopted. Before Manitoba's walkou most of the discussion national taxation polic and the status of Indian wome who marry non-Indians. Provincial nntl territorial or- will Ire encouraged resist all forms of taxation, ndor the present lax system nly income earned on the re- erve is exempt. The income of Milan employees of Indian or- with offices off Iho escrve is taxable. Lawyers for the brotherhood lid several court tests of Hie iwlicy are planned, whilo ix resistance will encour- ged through notices of objcc- on and court proceedings. Freedom from taxation Is a iglit Indians possess as the riginal occupants of Canada, 10 brotherhood maintains. The 50 all and provinces except to look nto implications of a court asc Involving the marriage of n Indian woman to a non-In- ian. The federal Coi'rt of Appeals las ruled in a case involving icnncftu Corbiere-Lavcll. an )ntario Indian, that Indian vomcn marry non-Indian males should not lose their rights as Indians, Hail damage may light CALGARY (CP) Hail dam- age in Alberta Ibis year could he light compared other years, J. M. McKay, president of tho Crop Insurance Corp, said Wednesday. Mr. McKay said a total of 500 hall damage claims had received to Aug. 8 com- pared with during the same fine last year. The hail season now is about 80 per cent over, he said. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNSKT FRIDAY The smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. city of Haiphong and American bnmbing must have killed many people. In an interview broadcast by Hanoi radio, Clark said he could not reach a conclasion until he had all the evidence oi U.S. bombing strikes agains North Vietnam. Asked if he thought the Hal phong damage he said he sau i during a tour of the city last Saturday was caused by acci- I dental or deliberate Clark replied: it was accidental or on purpose, we can stop the accident as well as the purpose. Thercr is absolutely no excuse for bombing North Vietnam and there never has been." sitting so far away in Victoria." A Conservative governmcni would join with Ollawa to try and move the resources ol northern Canada Ihrough B.C. and win Ihc race with "my [riend. Premier (Peter) heed of Alberta" who is out in front in trying 'o do the same thing. A Tory program for the area Oil worker killed by polar YBU.OWKNIFE, N. W. T. (CP) A Calgai-y oil worker ias apparently been killed by j polar bear on Devon Island n the high Arctic, RCMP said Vedncstlay. The body of FrancLscus Al- phonsus Maria Yland, 34, was >rought here for an autopsy. said Mr. Yland, n Dutch national employed by Foothills Catering Ltd. for City Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Kdmonton Grande I'ruirie Banff Calgary...... Victoria Penticton Princo George Kamloops..... Vancouver FIVE STAR CANADIAN KYB WH1SKV Cosily storm WASHINGTON (AP) Tro pical storm Agnes caused I IB deaths ;md more ttian W billion in properly damage while in- undating 5.000 square miles of 1 land in its rampage the [I'S. F.ast in mid-.Iunr-, Hie r r ;i I [government Telephone service euL by slides 73 fa 1C, Saskatoon 80 7-1 M 72 71 77 77 75 Services Oil Co. gary, was found both of Cal ith his rifle and apparently tad been hunt Grinncll Peninsula at ing on Seagram's FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. sjh I aWi CALC-ARY (CP) Rock- slides were blamed Wednesday for knocking out telephone ser- vice in Ihe area between Lnke I-ouisc and including Banff and Canmore. An Allwrlr. Government Tele- phones' spokesman said service wjis first interrupted during electrical storm TiKSday night, restored four hours later, then went out again in less than two hours. He said repair crews oiigm- rcriorteil i ally reported a coaxial cable had liccn shorted mil by light- Bear Bay on the island. They said he was killed about p.m. Monday, but (hero were no witnesses. Details on the accident were I sketchy bccausu sun spot ac- tivity has virtually knocked out ;ill high frequency radio trans- missions in the high Arctic. Hay, site 'if Hie in- vestigating ItCMf detachment, as particularly affected hy the communications black- out. "Our report is that the man was killed by a bear, but we have no older details at an HCMP spokesman at Frob- ishcr Bay snid. Rcgina........ Winnipeg...... Toronto Ottawa........ Montreal St. John's...... Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago New York..... Miami........ Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome..... Paris........ London Berlin........ Amsterdam Stockholm Tokyo 64 BG f.r, 87 .105 .102 50 Cl 54 4S 53 54 fit 52 60 54 56 54 50 47 52 55 51 III CS 60 58 53 75 69 H2 57 61 51 63 M 79 .09 .54 OWATONNA 200 9' HAYMASTER The office of emergency pre- paredness said thai Agnes dropped 25.5 cubic miles of rainwater 28.1 trillion gal- Its sweep through Ihc U.S. from June 16 to June But Wednesday morning they discovered land between two rock slides had been sever- ly eroded, exposing the dam- aged cable which previously had buried at lenst threo feet In the ground. Tlic cable Is locaM west nf the telephone office in Hundreds of rilios. towns and rniM r-urmnunitifs FtlonK rnilrs til major rivers nntl ft.OdO I northwest Calgary. nf utream.' to 95. West ol Continental Divide Fair except for scattered after- noon and evening thunder- storms mostly southern por- tions today northern portions r'riday. Continued warm. Ilighs today and Friday 85 to 95. Lows tonight 50s. All highway.' OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COCKTKSY OF A.MA Highway I, Trans Canada Ihc Lclh- long ntlon ol Camidn replaces law- yer M. f'. (Mac) Jones. Other mrinlxvs appointed hy i ?4 tlio. provincial government urrn" dentist f> M. find Mrs. R. W, Mllner. bridgo disrllct taro ana dry. Highway, bare and dry. PfmTS OP ENTRY (Opening ;md Closing Contla .nvay. fj am. In midnight; DM Ilonita f a.m. lo fl p.m.; Knosovillr, ll.C. R a.m. In midnight; Kinhale. H.C., 51 honrv. I'orthill K midnigM; Chid Mountain 7 tn tf> p.m.I nm. tn fl ?.m< ;