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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD MonHtw, Auguil 16, 1971 Wilson demands session to air Ulster's situation BELFAST (CP) Opposition i Tickell. members of the Ulster Parlia- Drilish mcnt called for full-scale campaign of civil disobedience in Northern Ireland today. chief of staff of Ilic army in Ulster, said lasl man jailed is released Tin1 non-violent campaign moi'c ad officers of the out- j would include a refusal lo pay hum! Irish Republican Army rcr.l or taxes been picked up since in-j Wilson. leader of the Labor in Northern Ireland today. nau' um-u punm "i- Harold Wilson leader of Hie i Imimcnt without trial was in- parly former prime minis- Opposition in Westminster, I Iroducc-d last week. lor. was on holidays. He tele- ile manded an Ulster opposition mem- phoned Prime Minister Icath s OppO! meanwhile, demanded an im- mediate special session of (lie British Parliament to discuss Ihe whole explosive situation in Ulster. In Belfast, where terrorism Tlie Ulster opposition mem- bers, Jed by Socialist Gerry Fill, called for the civil disobe- dience as a protest against the iveek-olcl internment measure. They pledged Sunday night lo was tapering off, Brig. Mars Ion I continue the campaign until the Modern dance hit at Banff festival BANFF. Alta. (CP) Mod-1 Hie ballet presentations Thurs- crn dance appeared Die high- day .ind Friday, light of the first Banff Festival' Choreographer and faculty of the Arts from audience reac- member Eva Von Gencsy and first pre-dawn swoop by secu- tion to excerpts from the forth- j in students from the ballet divi- rjty forces last Monday netted coming festivities presented at' fion of the Banff School of Fine I :m suspects, of whom about 230 the opening Sunday. Arts turned in a brilliantly-slyl- air still being held. Prime Minister Heath's office headquarters lo demand iiie special session. IUS PARTY BACKING Wilson's appeal, backed up by at least 100 Labor MPs, came as Northern Ireland was subsid- ing into some kind of uneasy peace on the weekend of the Roman Catholic observance of Assumption Day. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Brian Faulkner of Northern Ire- lard arranged to fly to London to mecl Wednesday with Heath and Home Secretary Reginald Maudling, in charge of security in Tickell said that many more volunteer members of the ont- acd IRA were detained. The The opening-night audience, slightly less Iban a full hor.se in the 1.100-seat theatre, enthusias- tically greejed the born-lo-riance segment, which will he pan of Election call forecasted by Hellyer CALGARY (CP) Former Defence Minister Paul Hellyer Sunday thai Prime Minis- ter Trudeau might call a snap election in November "before things deteriorate any further." On a nation-wide speaking tour to promote Iiis action Can- ada group and explain his con- cept of mandatory wage price guidelines, he said the government's economic policies have been disastrous and im- moral. the government knows the high level of unempoyment that will exist It is winter, the increased inflalion rate and the new income tax laws will be unpopular." performance to end Ihe openiiij night program. Miss Von Gencsy, former leading ballerina with Ihe Hoynl Winnipeg Ballet, now is wilh Les Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montreal. The presentation, aided by a lighting design by Norbert Vesak, dancer-choreographer, designer an dinstructor, ex- ploded as a fast-film technique of quick movements and flicker- ing aelion that Mr. Vesak said earlier he probably will rale into further works Ihis fall. LIKE ORCHESTRA Also greeted enthusiastically by MX prisons at the open- ing was Ihe 7-i-piece festival or- chestra under conductor Brian PriestJ.ian. The student-artists have played together under 'Of Ihe men arrested, and u'ho arc detainees, over 80 arc known to be officers of the Iwo factions of the IRA at var- ious levels of he sr-id. The two factions arc Ihe regu- lar IRA and the Provisional, a militant group that had placed its emphasis on violence. After nine of Ihe 13 Ulster op- position members approved Ihe decision lo call the civil-disobe- dience campaign and left the hotel en the oulskii-ls of Belfast, troops swooped in and were re- ported lo have held some of them at gunpoint. One legislator, John Hume, said guns were pointed at his head and he was told he was wanted for questioning. "The army was victimizing he claimed later. In Londonderry, a young Uls- ter policeman was reported at- tacked by a hostile crowd and then whisked across Northern Ireland's border with the Irish Republic, where he was being treated for injuries at Lelter- kenny Hospital, 25 miles from' Londonderry. Some reports said he had been kidnapped by masked gun- men apparently belonging to the banned Irish Republican Army. But later Londonderry police said the man was taken to Lct- ttrkenny and not to a local hos- pilal to escape a hostile crowe'. In Bclfasl, however, police said they were uncertain of the real facts and in Dublin the authori- ties said they had no knowledge of the incident. HOSTItE CROWD Royal Anglican Regiment soldiers were stoned by hostile crowd in William Street, tondonderry, Monday nigt. Troops responded with firing of rubber bullets. Earlier crowds attended a Civil Rights meeting oulslde Guildhall, Londonderry. End to Lannate spraying j CTO'ltS 111'SCll JO By THE CANADIAN' PRESS The financial aspects of fight- Hie oulbreak of Ihe Bertha avmv worm in prab'ic rapesced rmn5 moved lo the fore during the weekend as a Manitoba- based anti-pollution nipeg Pollution Probe called for need for extreme cauflon in handb'ng Hie chemical which was obtained from Houston, when another chemical, to control the beet web worm proved ineffective against the army vromr. Lan- nate attacks the central nervous musical director Tom Ro'stoi of spraying with system and can be ratal to hu- only six weeks during the sum- mer school program and have been performing with Mr. Prieslman only nine days, lie arrived from his position the pesticide Lannale. In a news release, the organi- zation said at least 37 people had been treated across the Prairies for Lannate poisoning, with the Denver Symphony in most Of them in Saskatchewan. lime for only a 10-day rehearsal j before opening tonight with a "Surely now, after the army ivonn lesson, the provincial gov- lhat includes Verdi, crnmei'.ls should band together Borodin, and Himsky-Korsakoff. I (0 provide some intelligent lead- Audience reaction was largely I favorable. The festival is the brainchild Mr. Hcyller, who now sits in 0[ David Leighton, the new parliament as an Independent I schwl director now compleling Liberal, said there are many njs [irst year with the pro- unhappy Liberal members. Their disenchantment is ]ust gram. During his opening address, about as great as mine, but it rjr. Leighton stressed the festi- is a major decision to take the vai js to be a showcase for the risk of challenging the estab- 5choul. lishment rather than being a "T i, c presentations are part of it." j lavgcly by the he said "This is presented with no i apologies but with the convic- tion that their work is worth CARPET and LINO (Complete Free Estimates] No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE Carpet House of the South" presenting and can be presented with 'de." "The talent speaks for ilself." The seven-day festival ends Saturday. NOTICE IN THE MATTER of City of Lethbridge By-Low No. 2284, being the Closing of Shops By-Law. TAKE NOTICE THAT a Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 1971, at o'clock in the afternoon in Gym 1, Civic Centre, to receive submissions in respect to amending the Closing of Shops By-Law. Persons desirous of making a submission should: (a) File o written copy with the Cily Clerk, Cily Hall, Lelhbridge, not later than o'clock noon, on the 20lh day of August, 1971. (b) Be prepared to discuss their submission with Coun- cil at the meeling. (c) Conclude any presentation within 'en minutes wilh o right of rebuttal of 'five minulcs. Business classification, for example, drug stores, corner stores, barber shops, servlta Industries, service stations, etc., are specifically requested to make joint or seporale submissions as to how the following and other sections of the said By.Law affects them, and if it should be changed: The expression "Shops" means and Includes any place where goods are offered for sale by retail but not including confectionary store, licensed garage, restaurant, druggist, elc. All shops shall be closed ot o'clock in the afternoon of ench week day except Tiiursday and Friday on which thny may remain open until p.m. All shops shall be closed al o'clock P.M, on all Wednesdays except the Iwo Wednesdays which fall latest before Christmas and any Wed- nesday which follows New Year's Day and is In the same calendar week as New Year's Day. Copies of the existing By-Law No. 2284 are avaifablc at request from the undersigned. JOHN GERLA, CITY CIERK, ership toward less hazardous irolhods iii controlling pests." mans exposed for leng'hy pe- ricds. In Saskatoon Sunday, Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat ooard, said the federal government would he sympathetic lo any requests The group said the agriculture departments of the three Prai- rie provinces "must share in. the blame" for Ilicse suffering poisoning from the highly-toxic insecticide. CRITICIZE GOVERNMENTS The group said the govern- ments concerned should have been preparing an alternate method of controlling the following the federal ban on Ihe use of DDT. used lo control the worms in previous years. "Instead the governments were content to sit back while the chemical industry produced ever-increasing numbers of more deadly chemicals to the for assistance to prairie farm- ers trying lo save their valuable rapeseed crops. However, -Mr. Lang empha- sized nore must be knov-n aljout the effect of the worm on market." All three Prairie provinces have repeatedly emphasized the tile rapesced crop. And. in Alberta, the National Farmers Union was asking local governments lo allow farmers lo sign promissory notes lo pay for ihe cost of spraying their rapcsccd crops. Costs ot spraying the crops in Saskatchewan and Alberta ranged from S2.70 to S4.50 an acre depending on the amount of chemical sprayed on each acre. In Hegina the provincial ag- riculture department reported today fruit and vegetables ex- posed to Lannate, the chemical being used to control the Ber- tha army worm in prairie rape- sced crops, can be ealen seven days alter spraying. SWEEPSTAKES WINNER Earl C. leopard, an Edmon- ton businessman, won in ths Canadian Derby Saturday. Mr. leonard, shown with his wife, held the winning ticket on longshol Kims Kid in ihe Edmonton Ex- hibition Association sweepstake. SAVE S 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUPFIER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTAUATION 10 MINUTE INSTAUATION UFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT 509 6lh Avonuo Soulh INUTE UFFLER INBTALLATIOIVn Phono 328-8134 Geared lo wealthy, not needy Douglas raps tax laws EAGLESHAM, Alto. (CP) For too long federal and pro- vincial governments have been the tools of corporate power with tax laws, subsidies and handouts geared to the wealthy rather than to the needy, for- mer national New Democratic Party Leader T. C. Douglas said Sunday. Mr. Douglas, former Sas- Crimes awards made CALGARY CP) Allan B. Robertson of Black Diamoi.d has been awarded 5959 by the Crimes Compensation Boaret to compensate for lost wages. He was slabbed three tim.s in the abdomen last December and was unable to resurne his job with a lumber company for six months. The board also awarded lo Calgarian Cecil Gorrell who was beaten by two men last December and was unable to work for nine weeks. The board will also pay for a new hearing aid to replace one damaged in the assault. Mrs. Nellie Brooks of Cal- gary was awarded to com- pensate for personal injury and lost earnings in a downtown hotel when another woman cul her face withh a shoe. Trudeau sailing yacht on BELGRADE (AP) Prime Minisler Trudeau has arrived in Yugoslavia, a spokesman for the Canadian embassy here an- nounced Sunday. The spokesman refused to dis- close any details saying it is a strictly private visit. It has been reported lhat Trudeaii and his wife will be received by Presi- dent Tito on his secluded vaca- tion island of Brioni. Later Tanjug news agency re- ported Tnideau was yachting In the Adriatic on the yacht Pan- onia, owned by a Yugoslav corn- pan V. The agency said Tnideau has Msiled Stefan, a famous south Adriatic village, Budva, a Mon- tenegrin summer resort and the Boka Kotorska Fjord. Tins meant Trudeau is sailing in the southcin part of Ihe Ad- riatic evidently heading north. Unofficially, It was learned lhat Tnideau landed at the air- port of Titograd, capital of Mon- tenegro, Sunday. However, tills could not be confirmed, Three members of family die in road crash COLONSAY, Sask. (CP) Three members of one family were among four people killed in a two-car collision near this central Saskatclicwan commun- ity. Elsio Irene Fawkes, 40, of Mica Creek, B.C., the driver of one of the cars Involved, her daughter, Cindy Anno Fnwkcs, 14, and her mother, Nclta Napier, 09, o[ Kingston, Ont., were killed In the crash, The driver of the second car Involved, Eugene Bohlnk, IS, of wes nlso killed, katchewan premier, told Alber- ta voters there was litlle value hi replacing the Conservative Social Credit government in the province with another Con- servative administration the Progressive Conservatives, "The choice the NDP offers is a people's government in- stead of a corporate control- led administration." TAX HAVEN Mr. Douglas said Alberta has oecome a tax haven for those with large fortunes, anxious to escape death duties and that the royalties charged to oil and mining companies ore among the lowest in the world. "While the rich enjoy lax concessions, old-age pensioners getting the guarantead annual income, are required to pav in- come tax on ths pittance they receive." Eric Kierans, former federal communications minister, re- vealed lhat while retail mer- chants pay taxes on 90 per cent of Iheir book profits, mining and oil firms pay much lebs, Mr. Douglas said. "Mining companies pay taxes on only 13 per cent and oil companies on only 5.7 per cent of their the former NDP chief said. "Tliis pandering to wealthy corporations has produced one of the most inequitable tax structures in the world. "Workers, farmers and small businessmen are heavily taxed with only meagre exemptions while Ihe extraction industries enjoy lax concessions unequal- led anywhere." Mr. Douglas also lold a pub- lic meeling in Ihis community 60 miles northeast of Grande Prairie that an increasing num- ber of people, particularly youth, recognize that a change in government is not needed as much as a change in the eco- nomic system. Alberta NDP Leader Grant Notley told the meeting Pre- mier Harry Strom's Social Credit government has shown an "utter disregard" for the wishes of Albertans In the cre- ation of wilderness areas and resource development. "The government has been so busy trying to satisfy the ravenous appetitles of multi-na- tional corporations for our nat- ural resources they have lost all sight of the fulure, all slghl of the natural beauty of Alber- ta, all sight of the needs of oui people." Garbage strike ended OTTAWA (CP) The 92 men who collect the capital's gar- jage went back to work today, Hiding a 10-day strike marked jy violence on the picket line. The men won a 50-cent-an- hour increase over the 31) months of the new contract along with fringe benefits. Loaders received in lour before the new contract. Drivers were paid When violence broke out last week, provincial mediators Vic- tor Scott and Terry Mancini were called in. After round-llie-clocfc talks, iey got both sides to agree to a settlement. The strikers, mem- Ders .of he Canadian Union of Public Employees, were called together Sunday to ratify the settlement. This the men refused to do until Ihe company agreed to take back four men fired before the strike started. And despite the Ottawa Dis- posal Systems Ltd. previous stand, all of the 92 strikers were taken back. Company officials had said they would not rehire men they said committed acts of violence on the picket line. School board policies to be probed OLDS, Alta. (CP) Dele- gples to a workshop session of the Alberta Federation of Home and School Associations de- cided to investigate the hiring policies of school boards. The delegates expressed con- cern at the apparent diversity of school board employment philosophies In different jarts of the province and decided an invesligalfon was needed cause of the current teacher surplus and rapidly increasing pressures on educational bud- gets. Weather and road report NOON 04 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Five killed in Alberta accidents By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least five Albertans lost Iheir lives accidentally during the weekend. Joseph James Clark. 21, of Bow Island drowned while swimming the Soulh Saskatch- ewan river near his home, 50 miles east of Lethbhridge. A 19-year-old Killam youth, Delmar Morris Taylor, died when the car in which he was riding rolled inlo a ditch. An 11-yearold Herintosh boy died when the hole he was dig- ging in a gravel pit near his home caved in. A 77-year-old fnnisfail man, Richard Oakes, was killed when he was struck by a truck on the Trans-Canada Highway 90 miles cast of Calgary i And ear old Norman i Kiyawasew of the Sturgeon Lake Indian reserve was killed when he was slnick hv a car on Highway 34 miles west of Valleyview. Lclhhriilgc Waterton Pmcher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary Cranbrook 83 Victoria Penticton..... Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg..... Toronto Ottawa Monjeal..... St. John's Halifax Charlottetown 53 .02 L Prc 51 5n 45 49 47 42 46 48 51 53 55 -10 58 49 60 60 47 50 45 65 W 6.97 62 1.54 Fredericton Chicago New York Miami...... Los ..ngelcs Las Vegas Par- London Berlin Amsterdam Mosco-7 Stockholm Tokyo 65 56 67 62 M 80 69 76 63 5G 55 39 59 59 FORECASTS Lelhbridfie Medicine Hat Today and Tuesday: Sim- ny. Lows tonight 50-55. Highs 85-90. Calgary Today and Tues- day: Sunny. Lows tonight 45- 50. Highs Tuesday near 80. Columbia, Koolciuy To- day: Cfoudy periods with af- ternoon s h o w c r s. Tuesday: Cloudy periods. Highs today and Tuesday near 80. Lows 45- 55. LOUGHEED VOTE GRAY, Dick PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE LETHBRIDGE WEST IniArlod by Dick Gray Campaign Oryqniiallon STAKHAND 60 ONE MAN CREW POWER Come and see Iho answer to your haying headachei and baclcachesi We'll show you step by step how one man can pick up, pocfc and ifack up lo WO foni of hay per day Without even leaving his tractor seat] Inquire Soon At GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway Phone 327-3165 P.O. Box 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lcth .dry nnd in Road driving rondl bridge Dislrict ore bare am' I ion POKTS OF ENTRY and Closing Conlls 24 hours: Carwny 5 n.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del lionitn 7 n.m. to II p.m.; Uoosrvlllo, R.C. 7 o.m. to 11 p.m.; KinRsgalc, B.C., 24 hours; Porlhill-nykprls A n.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain C n.m. to 9 p.m. WUdhorse, 7 a.m. lo B p.m. Logan Puss open 2-1 hours dally. ;