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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE lETHBRIDGE HERAID Frldqy, Auauil 10, 1971 THE OLD THE NEW Trans-Canada highivay sign changed on route in B.C. VICTORIA (CP) At a time when the federal govcm- mont is promoting Canadian unity. British Columbia is turning its pnrtion of the of Wat-Hop from sea to z. provincial high- way. The change began almost unnoticed a few weeks ago when the provincial highways department started removing t h e familiar Trans-Canada signs this side of the Alberta border. I.i their place signs a big figure "V under the British Colum- bia flag, with "B.C." at the bottom. Gone was the mention of Guidelines sought in suit case CALGARY fCP) Legal guidelines should be drafted for claiming damages caused by the effluent of natural pas pro- cessing plants, the Canadian In- stitute of Forestry said today. It :nade ihe suggestion in a submission lo the Energy Re- sources Conservation Board Prices rise rale .lower in cities OTTAWA fCP) The con- sumer price rise in July ran at n lower rate in principal cities across Canada than in the coun- try generally. A report from Statistics Can- ada shows that in Ottawa the index rose seven-tenths of one per cent in July, the only city to come close to the country-wide Increase of eight-tenths of one per cent for July over June. All the other city increases re- ported were below the country- wide advance: Halifax and Montreal, six-tenths of one per cent; Saint John, N.B., Toronto, Thunder Bay, Edrronton and Calgary, five-tenths; Saskatoon, Regina and Vancouver, four- tenths; St. John's, Nfld., three- tenths; Quebec City and Winni- peg, two-tenths. 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX OPTICAl PRESCRIPTION CO which is hearing an applica- tion by Aqiiitane Company of Canada Ltd. to increase sul- phur dioxide discharge by 400 per cent from its Ham River plant. MAKE APPEAL A. A. Rytz of Edmonton, chairman of the Rocky Moun- tAin section o[ the institute, said the appeal was made "in light of the diffculties experi- enced by residents of the Pin- cher Creek area in obtaining redress for damages suf- fewd." In Pincher Creek, residents around gas plants complained cf sulphur dioxide fumes in 1965 and earlier this monlh 15 families accepted a out- of-court settlement. Mr. Rytz said once the guide- lines are established they should be publicized before ap- plications such as the one from in Trans-Canada gone was the Canadin maple leaf. Soon the entire 550-mile sec- tion nf Ihe highway, from Vic- toria lo Yobo National Park on the Alberta Border, nill carry the new signs. But Highways Minister Wes- ley Black was unavailable for commenl. Information officer Ray Baines said the Trans-Canada Highway agreement, signed in 33-19 lo establish a federal-pro- vincial cost-sharing plan for construction, ended last Dec. 31 and each province now pays for maintenance of its stretch of the highway., In tinw, all references to the Trans-Canada Highway in the province would he erased from official government road maps and tourist maps. "It's a gradual he "which enlails a lot of paper work.'1 Irovernov defies pay freeze DALLAS. Tex. (AP) Preston Smith has defied Presi- dent Nixon's freeze on wages, instructing Texas state officials to give teachers and state em- ployees pay raises scheduled to take effect Sept. 1. Defiance of the 50-day wage- price freeze by the conservative Democratic governor was Aquitane are "considered in ti-1 quickly denounced by the White nal submission." House. "Specifically, we wish to know how a citizen of Alherta, if deprived of income or his nor- mal enjoyment of the forests of the region containing the Ram River plant, might proceed to obtain compensation for his loss, should such occur." OPPOSE APPROVAL The Alberta Fish and Game Association also entered a pre- sentation urging the expansion of the plant not be approved. The plant, west of Red Deer, was approved in 1970 with per- mission to process 220 million cubic feet of sour gas daily and discharge 82 long tons of sul- phur dioxide into the air. The current application re- quests permission to process on additional I (52 million cubic feet of gas daily with a maxi- mum sulphur dioxide emission of 336 long tons a day for up to a year after going into op- eration. Czechs mark Soviet invasion PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE TABER WARNER BOGLE, R. J. BOB Inlnrlnd by: Tahcr-Wdrnar Progrenlve Allocinllen EDMONTON (CP) Czoch- oslovakian Canadians marked the third anniversary of the So- viet invasion of their fatherland with a 50 car motorcade through downtowTi Thursday. After the motorcade, about 150 persons gathered at Sir Churchill Square near city hall lo hear speakers. Dr. J. Krupicka, a professor nt the University of Alberta, said international polities have "reintroduced colonialism in Europe and made bondsmen of millions of people." iie said the Soviet Union fa. the indisputable champion in the exercise of lies and immor- tality practised in world poli- tics. Heath denounces Lynch for tensions in Ulster LONDON' CAP) Relations "In the event of the continua- between Britain and the Repub- lic of Ireland plummeted today following a bitter attack by Prime Minister Edward Heath on Irish Premier Jack Lynch for "unacceptable interference" in the affairs of embattled Northern Ireland. In a bristling cable late Thursday night, Heath de- nounced Lynch for trying lo stir up tension, bluntly him Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom and poured cold water on Lynch's hopes of an all-Ireland summit with Brit- in. Lynch earlier cabled Heath, who had just ended crisis talks with Northern Ireland's pre- mier, Brian Faulkner, a warn- ing on attempting "military so- ulions" in the North. Almost as file two clashed, Northern Ireland viol- ence claimed its 29th life in 12 rtays and a gun raid on a Bcl- fnst by two masked men put three of them British soldiers on leave from West hospital. Eighly-seven people, including of them civilians, now have died in two years of strife. CAUSE OF ANGER Tim Lynch message which provoked Heath into unusually strong diplomatic language said British Army operations and Belfast's introduction of intern- mcnt-witliont-trial for suspected terrorists had failed to solve the North's problems. tion of existing policies of at- tempted military solutions, I in- lend to support the policy of passive resistance now being pursued by the non-Unionist Lynch said. He referred to the Roman Catholic minority's move lo oppose F a u I k n e r 's Protestant Unionist party gov- ernment with widespread campaign of store strikes and non-payment of bills and taxes. Lynch said he was prepared to attend a meeting "of all in- terested Lon- don and both sides in to find a solution "without prej- udice to the aspiration of the great majority of Irish people to the reunification of Ireland." Heath, in terms said by some He declared equality of treat- ment for everyone is both Lon- don and Belfast policy and told Lynch: "By seeking to obscure Uiis fact you do no service to any of Ihe people of Northern Ireland. He emphasized the British Army was operating against armed terrorists, many of whose activities originate in or were supported from Lynch's republic. And Heath added: "I cannot accept that anyone oulside Uie U.K. can participate in meet- ings designed to promote the po- litical development of any part of the U.K." Lynch's support for civil diso- bedience, he declared, was "cal- culated to do the maximum PREMIER JACK LYNCH gives reminder qualified observers to be un- matched in London-Dublin ex- changes since partition in 1922, retorted Lynch's cable was "un- justified in its content, unac- ceptable in its attempt to inter- fere in the affairs of the U.K. and can in no way contribute to the solution of the problems in Northern Ireland." EDMONTON (CP) Andy Russell of Waterloo Park, and Rene Belisle of Montreal won Thieu hits problem in election race SAIGON CAP) The U.S. government was reported today considering withholding or cut- ting aid to the South Vietnam- ese government if President Nguyen Van Thieu is the only candidate in the Oct. 3 presiden- tial election. The prospect of Thieu being the sole candidate arose earlier today when retired Gen. Duong Van (BigJ Minh withdrew from the race, charging Tliieu was rigguig the election. Unimpeachable sources re- ported rliat U.S. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker said it would citations for oulstanding Ire difficult to get the U.S. Con- j achievement at the Canadian grass to approve aid to Parks and Rrecreation Associa- te Thieu government if there is tion conference here Thursday. The association's seven merit awards went lo the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; Aid. Richard Larson ol Lloydminster, Sosk.; The Vancouver Foiuidation; Royal Canadian Legion No. 68 of St. Lambert, Que. The Alpha Kai Omega Fraternity of Windsor; Mark Chenier of Scheffc-rville, Que.: and Clyde Kellas of Branlford, Ont. The national policy commit- tee's program cf preserving public shorelines, converting downtown streets into pedes- trian malls, legislating conlrol of motorized recreation ve- hicles such as snowmobiles and construction foot trails across Canada was approved. Twelve of the 31 resolutions presented to the delegates were passed and 18 were deferred for study and clarification. Among those passed were two supporting the federal govern- ment's opportunities for youth program, creation of local standing committees to pro- mote Ihe use of schools for lo- cal recreation and a resolution I'M EDWARD IIHATH levels attack damage to the co-operation be- tween the Northern Ireland." Heath concluded by judging Lynch's position as one "calcu- lated not only to increase ten- sion in Northern Ireland but also to impair our efforts to maintain good relations between the U.K. aid Irish Republic." Andy Russell wins citation at Canadian parks meet DUONG MIN1I Withdraws from race only one candidate in the race. These sources said Bunker re- ayed this warning from Presi- dent Nixon to Minh during an Hh-hour effort Thursday night o persuade the general to stay in Ihe race. Bunker relumed earlier Thursday from Washing- m. The sources said a threat to reduce or cul off aid might 'orce Thieu to postpone or can- cel the election. But one source said he thought a postponement unlikely. "I think that ThJCH has al- made up his mind." this source said. "He anticipated hat he might be the only candi- date and bad apparently de- cided (o ride it out." Bunker's conversation with Minh failed to deter the general. calling for strict federal limi- tations on waterfront develop- ment on public shorelines. Dr. Elsie McFarland, an Ed- monton recreational expert, be- came the third Albeilan in lour years lo be elected president of the association. Other officers elected were All Savage of To- ronto, vice-president, and Frank Anderson of St. Cathe- rines, treasurer. 16 sailors skip ship Tough campaign in SC stronghold CASTOR (CP) Progressive Conservative Leader Peter Loughecd had breakfast in this farming community of persons at the start of the pro- vincial election campaign earl- ier this month. Thursday night Premier Harry Strom dropped in for supper. Mr. Strom drew 150 persons, as did M. Lougheed, and the enthusiasm for both leaders is considered indicative of the tough campaigns being fought in the constituency. Incumbent Social Credit can- India holds 200 Pakistani civilians NEW DELHI fAP) An In- d i a n government spokesman said today "about 200" West Pakistani civilians are being de- tained by India in a camp near the East Pakistani border, but he denied they are being held hostage in an itlempt to save the life of Sheikh Mujibur Rah- man. "This is said the spokesman in commenting on a report in the Brandon, Man., Sun, which said India was hold- ing the Pakistani civilians on behalf of the Bangla Desh gov- ernment-in-exile. "They arc not hostages for the Bangla Desh the spokesman said. "They are being detained be- cause they entered India ille- gally, without and for ofher violations." The Sun said the Bangla Desh governmenl-in-exile hoped to use tlie civilians to pressure Pakistani President Yahya Khan lo spare the life of Sheikh Mujib. Mujib, leader of the outlawed Awami League of East Paki- stan, K believed to be on trial for treason in West Pakistan. The report was written by The Sun's city editor Haroon Siddiqi, a newspaperman in India before moving to Canada. Mr. Sirfdiqi is just back from a six-week visit to the Indian sub- ontinenl. didalc Galen Morris was in hos- pital with an infectious virus for Mr. Strom's visit, but is ex- pected lo be back out on the hustings on the weekend. Conservative challenger Jack Robertson is fighting hard to topple Mr. Morris because the riding is considered a Social Credit stronghold. During the 1067 election, Mr. Morris polled votes compared willi Ut'l for Conservative candidate Bob McKnight. Earlier Thursday, Mr. Strom visited Bashaw and was greet- ed by about 100 people at a breakfast garden party on the mayor's lawn. Later he drew 200 persons at a theatre meet- ing in Hanna. Today, the premier goes to Grande Prairie where he is ex- pected to make his first major public speech of the campaign- He will climax the campaign with rallies in Edmonton, Cal- gary, Red Deer and Lethbridge next week Grasshoppers swarm over Montreal MONTREAL (CP) Mil- lions of grasshoppers, testing their newly-acquired wings, swarmed over the Montreal area Wednesday. The uiuged insects which appeared in the downtov-n ;irea around noon, swarmed on the walls of buildings, flew into open office windows and died by the millions under the wheels of downtown traffic. Police switchboards and city health officials were kept hopping as well, as hundreds of residents wanled to know how to gel rid of the pests. According t o Macdonald College entomologist Dr. V. R. Vickep', the cause of the in- sect invasion was the snow storms which hit Montreal last February and March. "The heavy snow cover provided excellent insulation for the grasshopper eggs in the soil, resulting in a greater number of eggs hatching in the he said. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report on vovage Company loses court appeal in cigarette contest case EDMONTON (CP) Imper- ial Tobacco Products Ltd. has lost an appeal in Alberta Su- preme Court against convic- tions involving a cigarette promotion, hut managed to get a change in Ihe terms of a conrl prohibition. The company was convicted by Mr. Justice W. It. Sinclair in October, 1970 on two charges of using untrue statements In advertising and was fined advertisement claimed 000. The there was In every pack Casino." Mr. Justice E. W. W. Knno. In n judgment said: "The appellant (Imperial) conlendcd that the proper stan- dard to npply i.i whether a sonnble man would be misled or fooled by the advertisement. "1 do not agree. In my opin- ion once the .stalcmcnl is shown to be untrue thai is sufficient. Nor do I agree that it is In- cumbent on the crown lo show some person was misled Mi'. Justice Kane did not in- terfere willi Mr. Justice Kin- clnir's fine, but struck out cer- tain prohibitions which prevent- ed the company from publish- ing untrue statements in the fu- ture. "To suggest, as the prohibi- tions appear to do, that In the future the appellant will publish or cause to be publish- ed false slalciuonls lo promote cignrellc is unwar- ranted." Controller's nightmare feared OTTAWA (CP) Bilingual- ism could have a serious impact on the safety of aircraft opera- tions, says J. R. Campbell, president of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association. lie said loday it would be a "controller's nightmare" to have to provide instantaneous translation to pilots in the con- trol zone around airports. Mr. Campbell was criticizing the government's plan to set up French-lanRiiage units in the pi'blic service. lie said Ihe policy might work at administrative levels but could hold back promotions within the public service and hinder efficiency of operations. Mr. Campbell said nir safely depends on close cooperation nnd clear instructions between air traffic controllers and pilots. All foreign airports use one lan- 'The Canadian Air Traffic Control Association therefore voices n strong word of caution 111 implementing any olhor pol- icy Iliiin thai of unilingunl nvin- CAXBEflRA, Australia (Rcu ter) At least 16 Australian sailors were missing from the crew of Uie troop carrier Syd- ney when it loft Canada and [lie United Stales afler a recent voyage, Navy Minister Malcolm McKay said today. McKay said six men had failed to report back to the ship Uie time it sailed from Van- couver and a further 10 were missing after the Sydney called at San Francisco, San Diego and Honolulu. The Sydney visited the United Stales and Canada to pick up new aircraft for the Australian Navy. McKay said that all but three of the men have been accounted for. He gave no delails. In Adelaide loday. Zara Evans, mother of one of the men who did not return In ihe Sydney, said she Ivas received a lelter in which her son says that 20 sailors jumped ship in Ameri- can poi'ls. She said her son wrole that he and his shipmates were treated like animals on the Sydney. ABOVE ZEKO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET 11 Letbbridgc Pincher Creek Waterloo Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff....... Calgary Victoria..... Cranbrook Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg..... sn 87 80 88 (10 79 DO 63 1. Prc 56 40 58 48 51 50 57 96 81 Toronto Olta.va Montreal St. John's Halifax 60 58 78 61 73 54 73 5.1 73 52 88 Gil 86 64 88 68 54 44 64 60 .39 .03; .10 Chicago 84 New York -.02 Miami BG Los Angeles 8G Las Vegas 102 Honolulu 87 Rome 86 Paris 70 London so Berlin 9] Amsterdam 82 Moscow' Stockholm 72 KOH BOAST Lrllilu-iilgp-iUrdk'inc II a t- Calgary Today and Satur- day: Mostly sunny. Lows lo- niglil in the mid 50s. Highs 85-90. COLUMBIA-KOOTENAY Sunny willi showers this j ning. A little cooler. Saturday: .06i Mainly cloudy. A few showers. Cooler. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight in low 50s. Highs Saturday 70 to 75. tion Cnmnbnll MI Id. Mr, Chain store fined EDMONTON (CP1 The Hudson's Buy Co. was fined in provincial court for breaches of the Alberla Vege- table Siiles Act and the Dairy- men's Acl. The five clwrgn': were laid when (he department of consu- mer and corporate affairs found potatoes greening and in- fested with wire worm, decay- ing oiiions and inndcquately- packagcd milk producls in Ihe grocery section of one of the company's Edmonton stores. Provincial Judge Lucien Maynarrt said ho felt nclion nlso should have been taken i.j.iinsl the packaging com-, panics. I STAKHAND 60 ONE MAN CREW POWER Come and ieo (ha answer lo your haying headachos and backaches! We'll show you slcp by slop how one man can pkk up, pack ond ilack up lo 100 Ian, of hay per doy withoul even leaving his iraclor seal! Inquire Soon Al GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway Phone 327-316S Lclhbridgo P.O. Box 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lcth idry nnd in pond dikiiiR condi bridge District arc bare and Minn PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coulls 24 hours: Cnnvny 5 a.m. lo 11 p.m. MST, Drl llonit.i 7 a.m. lo p.m., Kooscvillc, B.C. 7 n.m. to 11 p.m., Kinusgalo, B.C., 24 hours; I'orlhill-Hykerls n a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain G ii.ni. to fl p.m. WlJdliorsc, 7 a.m. lo 8 p.m. Lognn Puss open 24 hourj dallj. ;