Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
Canada's daily newspapers were descrilwd in Vancouver as "great big lumps of filled with advertising at (he expense of meaningful news, hy peppery country editor Mar- garet (Ma) Murray of Ullooet, B.C. "All they listen to is the mu- sic of the cash registers." the 84-year-old publisher of the Bridge River-Lillooel News told the annual meeting of the Cana- dian Weekly Newspapers Asso- ciation. She accused the daily press of failing to play a leading role in public affairs and with failing to listen to the voice of the puhlic. MIHRAY Sounds Off "And it's about time the week- lips began to set an example." "f think I have the only weekly newspaper in B.C. that has guts enough to attack the premier of this province. "And look at Alberta. They have had one government in there for 34 years. By cracky', the newspapers o u g h t to be ashamed of themselves. How can democracy work if you go on year aller year with the same governments. No wonder our politics are Toronto alderman Itcid Scoll says he is resigning from Paul j Hellyer's Action Canada politi- cal movement because his main loyalty is to Ihc New Demo- cratic Party. Mr. Scott, chairman of the NDP's municipal caucus, was a membei of the founding com- mittee of Action Canada when the former Liberal cabinet min- ister founded it in May. Mr. Scoll said in an inter- view he initially saw Action Canada as a non-party protest against the federal govern- ment's economic policies. Now it may run candidates ill the next federal election. "I don't (hink Canada needs a sixth or seventh political party, or whatever it might Mr. Scolt said. "They've gut off the rails h bit." Jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillcs- pie said in New York liis hat is in the ring of 1972 presiden- tial aspiranls. Gillespie, whose real name is John Birks Gillespie, has made numerous trips abroad for the U.S. state department. In an interview Gillespie said he first decided to make the run a few months ago during a chat with President Nixon, who suggested the trumpeter make another trip abroad. Gillespie said he decided to run for the presidency instead. Gillespie did not say on what party ticket he would seek to run, bu', stressed he hoped to unify newly-eligible voters in the 18- to '21-year-old category. The column of conservative William F. Buckley Jr. lias been dropped by 14 U.S news- papers since he published "hoax" Vietnam war secrets last month in his magazine. Na- tional Review. t Treasury Minister Billy Snccl- drn, 44, has been elected deputy leader of I he Australian Liber- al party to succeed John Gor- ton, deposed defence minister and former prime minister. Gorton resigned his position as paily deputy recently. His action came afler Prime Min- ister William .llrMalion asked for and received his resignation over publication of the first of a series of newspaper articles by Gorton. McMahon said the articles, in which Gorton wrote of cabinet information leaks, were a threat lo cabinet solidarity. Auguil 30, 1971 _ THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Shortage of funds may close centres EDMONTON (CP) A short- age of funds may force the Ed- monton and Cnlgary Indian Clark hopes strike can be avoided EDMONTON (UP) Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark said yesterday he is si ill hopeful that strike action by Alberta teachers can be avoided this fall. Conciliation Mas broken do'vn in several regional bargaining units and teachers have vofed to go on strike in two of the units. Mr. Clark said in a news re- lease that education depart- ment officials in e t recently with the president of the Al- berta School Trustees' Associa- tion and the Alberta Teachers' Association lo delermine the probability of strike action. "There is still some middle ground left which the ATA and ASTA could profitably negoli- ate." he said. "I lu-ge them lo move into that middle ground before the Rovernmenl is call- j ed upon to keep schools open.1' Pyraiiml-lypc selling han lo he proposed. REGTNA (CT) Altomcy- (icneral Roy Romanow an- nounced Thursday the Saskat- chewan government ivill inlro- dnce a bill al Ihe spring session of Ihc legislature lo prohibit pyramid type selling in Ihc province. Mr. Romanov said his de- partment shut down a mccliug of about 500 persons Wednesday friendship centres to close, says Jeff Choy-Hee, executive direc- tor of the Edmonton centre. Unless more funds are forth- coming, he said in an interview, the Edmonton centre mil close in February and the Calgarv centre in November. "We asked for a total budget for all the centres of but we've only received Even though it's an increase of S20.000 over what we've got annually since 1964, it's not enough." OTHERS AFFECTED Mr. Choy-TTee said (he fund- ing of the centres was to be divided evenly the pub- lic, the provincial government and the federal government. But only (he public had "real- ly paid its share." He said the lack of funds is not an isolated Edmonton and Calgary problem, but a prob- lem in all the friendship cen- tres in the province. The other centres are located in Red Deer, LcLhbridge, G r a n d o Prairie and Pinchcr Creek. New home for NATO ROME (AP) -An ttalian, newspaper said loday (he tiny I islet of Nisida off Maples woiikJ be (lie new home the North Atlantic Treaty Orgnnizalion's Mediterranean naval headquar- ters. A spokesman for NATO's Smvthcni Comiruind in Naples declined comment. Tlic Mediter- ranean headquarters is hrinp pulled mil of Malta at (he insist- ence of ihc MaJlesc govern- ment. Gigrnale d'Ulalia. a conserva- tive Home daily, said in Ihe .-.ic- nouncemcnl. N i .s i d a' s selec- tion would made after navig- ability tests arc completed and a formal accord is signed bv the Kalian government and NATO. said work lo improve the poll night orpniiicd by one such on Ihc liny island company, by informing (he already has bcpnn. Nisida, few hundred yards off the Naples suburb of Posil- lipn, is ,1 former base for the group the govcrnmcnt-ouTiod mecling place was no longer for (heir use. climale for limn and for other is nol going lo be favorable in Saskatchow- nn." Mr. Itomnnow said at a (leu's cnnfrrrnre Ihe only people, who berefil from pyramid-type selling schemes arc oiilsido oj> orators who arc, intcreslcd in a fast profit.. Italian air force academy. rilllCSTS WANT I'OI.I, LONDON (ficiiler) Young Homan Calholic priests in Hi-R- ain arc (riling for an opinion poll lo be carried oul among themsebcs and Ihe public, on whether (hey should bo com- pelled lo remain celibate. ler lfSI I Saturday, MERCHANDISE ON SALE FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. 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