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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THI IETHBRIDGE HERAID Tuelrfay, Goyer pledges probe on penitentiary escape MONTHEAI, dropping a move to bring in i regional pay system which hat wen described as "totallj unacceptable" by Mr. McCall. Under the regional pay plan rostal workera1 wages wouk lave been lied to pay persons in similar jobs oul side the public service in var ous regions. The postal unions are op posed to the hiring of new en plovere to operate the autc mated sorting machines at a hourly rate of compare to S3.69 per hour paid to man- ual mail-sorters. MACHINES START TODAY Mr. McCall said creation of new classes of employees should be negotiated. The gov- ernment said it only lias to con- sult the unions. New jobs were not subject to negotiation. The mail-sorting machines were to begin operating in Ot- tawa today after technical diffi- culties prevented a Monday start. The postal workers have ought a public sendee staff re- ations board ruling on whether le new classification should be cgoliated. But Mr. McCall aid the government Is In- roducing Ihe new plan before he board decision. He said the union will at- empt to defeat Postmaster- Icneral Jean-Pierre Cote and r e a s u r y Board President M. Dniry in their ridings in he next federal election, lie aid Mr. Cote is a "bad post- master-general." Latest treasury board offer to he Council of Postal Unions in- cludes a 13-per-cent wage in- crease, spread over a three-year term, Tlw council Includes the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Letter Car- riers Union of Canada, about postal employees. This wage Increase would mean a boost In basic pay to a maximum of annually for letter carriers. That Is about above the present max- imum. Negotiating started in February. The last collective agreement expired March 2G. Roskiu flabbergasted' Werry not sorry he said it EDMONTON (CP) I-en Worry, Alberta's minister of telephones, lias aroused sharp criticism with his statement last week (lint he'd rather sec HOSTAGE RELEASED Mrs. Joan Young, on employ- Co of B. C. Penitentiary, walks away seconds after she was released Monday after being held hoslago at knife- point for more than 10 hours. She is escorted by two prison officials as she leaves building where she was held. Story on page 1. (AP Wirephoto) 'Socialist hordes are at the Noise bothers Bobby nr.YK.JAVTK CAP) Bobby Fischer threatened to forfeit the 17th game of the world chess championship today, and perhaps the match, unless something is done about the au- dience noise in the auditorium, a source close to the American challenger said. Referee Lothar Sclimid said he received a letter of protest from Fischer today. He de- clined to disclose the contents, but said it "was not in the rules and would have to he consid- ered very carefully." Sclimid added that the game would be played tonight unless one of the players was ill. Aflcr a drawn game Sunday Fischer leads the Russian champion to 6'.t and needs only three more points lo take the crown. Fpassky needs another S1? to keep it. A win counts a ful point, a draw a half. Most o the experts are convinced Ilia Fischer's victory is a certaintj China trade ideas reaped by delegation Sask. Grils target on land issue By THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER (CP) In what is fast becoming a trien- nial warning, Premier W. A. C. Bennett alerted voters in North Vancouver Monday that "the socialist hordes are at tho gates." Mr. Bennett, jumping into the thick of the Aug. 30 provincial election campaign, told an au- dience of about 600 that New Democratic Party leader Dave Barrett is "a socialist in sheep's clothing." In other campaign action, Liberal leader David Anderson attacked the premier for using labor-management strife for po- litical gain, and Mr. Barrett told Terrace, B.C., voters that government-owned car insur- ance program would save driv- ers about 20 per cent in pre- miums. And in North Vancouver Monday, Conservative, leader Dcrril Warren predicted that the Social Credit party will re- sort to "socialist scare" tactics before election day. Later Monday, Premier Ben- nett flayed the NDP for be greater access- to Avnerican .olevision for Albcrtans than cs- of a third Canadian 1'V outlet in Edmonton. Ixiwis It. lloskin, general manager of CI1QT Edmonton, said Monday he was "flabber- gasted" hy Iho comment. The station la negotiating lo become the Edmonton outlet f o r tiiobnl Commuications Ltd., which last month re- ceived permission Irom the Ca- nadian Radio Television Com- mission to set up a third net- work in Canada. "It's liko saying, let's stop all manufacturing hi Canada and import everything from the United Mr. lioskin said. He said a third network sla- on In 1'Mmonton would mean n estimated capital expcndi- iro of at least 52 million am nployment for 75 to 100 pco- le. Sixty per cent of program ling would have to be Cana ian, (lie rest American. If more American program ling came ui by cable televi on, "It won't mean anotlie ickel for the Canadian ccon my." Mr. Werry, commenting o he third network, said he in ially was opposed to the ide iccause he thought it would lie a French-language channel. He then said that instead of list anotlier easlcrn-based nct- vork, lie would prefer to see Al- >ci tans have as much access to TV as Canadians in tile east. Mr. Worry said the establish- ed two Canadian networks, r o v 1 n ft Canadian lelevlsTon onlcnt." (irant Nolley, provincial NDP catlcr, said in a telephone In- erview from British Columbia lat Mr. Worry's view is "con- istcnt wilh a government that ncreiy sees Canada and Allxjr- u as the tail of the American dog." Mel llurlig, co-chairman of he committee for an lndcper. eastern businessmen, Roy Tto mano'.v, Saskrilchcu.'nri ney-gcneral, .says. Mr. Romanov.- told a New Democratic Party convention here the Liberals are creating confusion about the land owner- ship Both the provin- cial and federal Liberal parlies v.ere trying ID avoid the issue. He saifl the created by I he Liberals for political purposes will it sible for real debate on the issue. Trie Liberals won't ever, settle for a "watcred-dow-n al- i ternative." WINNIPEG (CP) The visit 0 Canada of China's foreign rade minister, Pai Hsiang-taio, nd his delegation, is primarily lesigned to acquaint the Chi- cse with market possibilities or their goods in Canada. Sup- >ly and Services Minister ames Richardson said Monday. "It Is important for the Chi- nese to find out what we Mr. Richardson said following 1 dinner attended by more than 40 members of Winnipeg's busi- ness, financial and commu- nications community and trie 20 people accompanying Mr. Pai. The Chinese delegation ar- rived in Winnipeg Monday morning and immediately toured Pioneer Electric (Mani- toba) Ltd. The plant manufac- tures heavy industrial electrical equipment. Several hours of closed-door meetings followed wilh officials of the Canadian wheat, hoard. G. N. Vogel, chief board com- 1 missioner, said the commission- ei'S "had a most interesting ex- ploratory tall: with" Mr. Pai, and "a good exchange of ideas." A visit to the farm of Fddy Wilde at Brunkiltl. 25 miles southwest of Winnipeg, fol- i lowed. Mr. Wilfle. who farms 1.2011 acres of wheat, barley explained the '.vork- of his farm to the visitors. The: Chinese party was schcd- ulijd lo arrive in Vancouver to- day for a one-day visit. rag program plans mapped out TABF.R (HNS) A scouting program for the 1072-73 sea- son a s mapped out by the Flat lands District executive committee, and will be present- ed for ratification or amend- ment to the district council meeting September 20. Southern Region executive of- ficer Roterl .fer.kins will attend Ihe district meeting and will present registration require- ments for tho coming year. Meanwhile, the committee recommends early registration of scoul.s, cubs, venturers, and the girls' groups to coincide with the start of school and the scouting program to avoid diffi- culties experienced in late reg istration. The District Council hcatlci by president Jack Gray will be- gin a leader training program at the group level winch will I I conducted the staff of Dis tricl Commissioner Ray I1. Ed I wards. I Programs lo be considered at [the September meeting are: I Winter r.-amping, probably on ected. The discussion will In- hide ways of improving con- rol of collections with the pos- ibility of p r e payment of lodges. Considerable money ollected is yet to turned in o' the District wilh many >ledgcs n o t collected by par- icipants. In other business, the execu- i v c committee approved the bail bond ordered SEATTLE (AP) A U.S. magistrate, saying he had no intention of letting the defen- dant make: bail, set bond at Monday for a belliger- ent Frank Markoe .Siblcy, charged with hijacking a Uni- ted Air Lines jet and demand- ing million. Siblcy, 43, showed up in court wearing bandages on his shoul- der and thigh. The hijacked 727, wilh a crew of three, was flown from Reno, Ncv., to Vancouver, B.C. and Seattle last Friday, where the hijacker was wound- ed and then captured in a shoot out with FBI agents. Froelich set a preliminary h r a 11 n g (or Aug. 2fl. At that time Siblcy could he bound over to a grand jury for pos- sible indictrnenl. The grand jury convenes Sept. G, Froelich fixed bail at OOM, saying "obviously this court has no intenlion of letting five to 10 years because of Iho growth of cable television. A third Canadian network would make the situation tougher. Harry Strom, Alberat Social Credit leader, said the Worry statement was surprising, "es- pecially with so much emphasis in the last year or two on im- TOKONTO (CP) The Globe and Mail says In an Ottawa dis- palch that There are indications of a severe run on unemploy- menl benefits lhal will push Iho Unemployment Insurance Com- mission inlo a defi- cit. The newspaper says the liber- ul henefils has appar- ently caused the situation. It notes Hi at from August, 1071 to May about billion was paid oul under the revised sys- tem compared with in the corresponding period n year earlier. During both periods the aver- age number o! unemployed was about the same. Senior officials of the com- mission would neither confirm deny the report. GENERAL Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET you make bail. If not for the rn tjuirement of law it would hold you without bail." appointment of Peter Mc- Arthur of Second Tafocr to the District Commissioner's staff cubbing ir: and di- rected payment to Region of the balance of the 1972 assessment amounting to more than SW. T.ANOUAGF. STUDY KARACHI (AP) The gov- ernment of Pakistan's North- west Frontier Province has de- cided lo make Arabic a compul- sory subject in schools. A spokesman said knowledge of Arabic would allow students to understand the Koran and the Islamic religion lielUir. Urdu is Pakistan's official language. Ranger suffers burns in Glnder Dark blnsl Ixilhllrirlgc Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Kdmonton..... Calgary....... Banff......... High Level..... Peace Ilivcr Penticlrm Prince (Jcorgc Vancouver Prince Saskatoon Yorklon P.egina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Ouebec SI. John's...... Halifax....., Cliarlottelown Fredericlon Miami lioston........ Washington San Diego..... San Francisco Denver....... Honolulu Mexico City Rome........ Paris...... London Berlin Amsterdam Brussells II KZ 7'J 74 711 .07 Madrid...... Stockholm FOIIECASTS U'lhlmilge, Canary To- day: Sunny. Highs iirar 80. Ixiws near Wednesday! Mostly sunny. Highs near 80. Medicine 'lint Today: Sunny. Digits 80-83. near 50. Wednesday Sunny. Highs B0-8f.. Columbia. Koolrnay To- ,i.j day, clouding over this mom- .IS j ing. A few showers or Ihundcr- slwcis this afternoon and eve- ning. Wednesday, sunny with afternoon cloudy pcrirxls and isolated shriwcrs. llifihs today and Wednesday, near 80. Lows tonight, about 50. MONTANA Knst nf Crmtiiipnlal Divide Fair east, partly cloudy west, witii scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon md tonight. Wednesday, nu- merous showers and much cooler northwcsl, scattered shov.ers :md EI few thunder- storms cast and south. Highs today Lows tonight Highs Wednesday, 65 to 75 northwest, 75 lo 85 east nnd soulli. West of rntitinpntal Divide Shov.-i.Ts and scattered thunder, storms loday and tonight, di- Vv'cdncsdny. Cooler Wiidnc.'.dfiy. Highs today 80s. tnniRlil. 45 lo 50. Higlis 70s. .20 .30 CINDEE PEBVERZIFF own at1 end Street South Classes In: TAP-ACROBATICS MODERN JAZZ BEGINNER BALLET Registration for all Classes August 23rd Phone 328-5056 CLASSES WILL COMMENCE SEPT. 4th jean-.sazjjEp Scout week activities during February 18 to K including "chuck wagon" ice sled racing at the community centre here wilh participation hy troops in the southern rcjjion. Cub hicycle roadco on Farm- ers' Day, June IST.T and the 1 district scout ramporee June 8 and Full nartiripalirm ard sup- port lu MH- in hosting Hie AllKTla Scout .larnlwii'co during tiie first week in July. A I In rd sroill.. cub. cycl.1- Ihm diitc nf which was not se- Meels LBJ AUSTIN, Tex. (Kcu tcr) Senator George Mcflovcrn, tho anil-war Democrat, mnel.s to- day wilh former president cliin Jolinson in hfir.cs of pnk'h- dill'ercnci-s fur a Hfiilffl figiit ; Presitlenl N'ixiio s Novf'inlirT rf-elcttion 1 hid, KAST Mont. (AP'l A fl 1 a c I n r National Park ranker was listed in serious condition Monday from susUiineil in an explosion in his quarters on tlie American side of Walerton George B. Henley of Corval- li.s, Ore., was in hospital in The extent of liis injuries not Chief ranker Hart Raid the explosion occurred in tho basement where provisions v.crc stored, He sni'l Lhe cause of the explosion was not imme- diately determined. Hart paid Henley was alone At tho time of the Incident. GENERAL PAINT PAINT SALE CONTINUES TILL SEPT. 16TH BREEZE INTERIOR '.98 Monnmnl Scmi-Gloti Monamol Homo ond Trim G. P. Porch and Floor Enamel. SALE, egg GAUON ___ O 2.89 QUART 300 WAUCOVERING PATTERNS (IN STOCK) General Paint Wallcoverings 1005 3rd Ayo. S, 328-9JJI or MASSEY-HARRIS 510 COMBINE 963 Model complete wilh Pickup and Cab. ALLIS-CHALMERS C-2 COMBINE Wilh Pickup and Cab. ABOVE MACHINES ARE FIELD READY Soo nnd ask cihout Ihcso today. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, LETHBRIDGE PHONE: 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS A.M. TODAY COI'KTKSY (II' AMV Al] In clisrtict nrc dry. tho bare nno 1, Tr.ins Cannrla Highway, hare nml mirlniRhl; DH Itonila (1 a.m. In p.m.; KfjosrviJIc, P. a in. lo midnight: !l hnurs; I'm-lhill rijknls R a.m. In inidniRhl; chirf Mmmlain 7 n.ra. In in p.m.; WiMhorasfl, H to 9 ;