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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Petty political motives7 Saskatchewan blasted REG1NA In separate federal Justice Min- ister Otto Lang and Saskatche- wan Liberal Leader D. G. Steu- art Wasted Manitoba and Sask- atchewan spokesmen for alleg- edly walking out of a federal- provincial meeting on feed grains last week. Mr. minister respon- sible for me Canadian wheat said in a statement sent from Us Ottawa office that Manitoba Agriculture Minister Sam Ifekiw and the Saskatche- wan deputy agriculture minis- Doug walked out of a Winnipeg meeting with Mr. Lang for political mV 'Uskiw and the Sas- katchewan government have done nothing but gripe and gripe. They have yet to offer one constructive suggestion or one positive Mr. Lang added that can walk out and stay we'll talk directly to the fann- ers and their New federal feed grains pro- posals announced recently by Mr. Lang have been rejected by the New Democratic govern- ments of Manitoba and Sas- katchewan. Natives are professors tell hearing N.W.T. Two professors who have studied the history of In- dians in the Arctic have told a land claims hearing that na- tives in the Northwest Terri- tories have been not nomadic. Beryl Gillespie and June anthropologists at the University of testified as hearings resumed into an appli- cation by the treaty indians of the Northwest Territories to de- clare a legal interest in square miles of the resource- rich Mackenzie Valley. Dr. Gillespie said Northern Indians moved their homes ac- cording to the seasons and availability of but their movements were within set boundaries and tended to be He said the locations of vari- ous Indian nations in the North have not changed since at least the early 1770s. The testimony before Mr. Justice William Morrow of the Supreme Court of the North- west Territories was the first action in the complicated case in two weeks. Mr. Justice Mor- row and the lawyers represent- ing Ottawa and the federal gov- had travelled to iso- lated settlements talking to In- dians who signed two contested treaties. The federal minister said the provincial rejections to that the two provinces do not want his proposals for guar- anteed a storage pro- increased cash wheat board control of complete wheat board control of all grain movement within Can- reduction in feed freight at unhindered move- ment of feed grains within tha Prairie region or the balancing of freight rates between east and west. and every one of these things is part and parcel of ei- ther the current crop year plan or our proposals for the future. Manitoba and Saskatche- wan totally reject the plan and proposals as they say they then I can only assume they to- tally reject these things Together after 40 years Almost 40 years this group of brothers and was broken up when their mother died of leukemia at Rocky Mountain House. The young children went to vari- ous foster homes and eventually settled different of Canada and the United States. years of effort by one of the members led to this reunion at near Edmonton. Small-town postmasters seek views of wage scale OTTAWA The bar- gaining committee for ru- ral and small-town postmasters is seeking the views of union membership on conciliation re- ports made public last week that apparently have failed to resolve a year-old contract dis- pute. D. A. president of the Canadian Postmasters' As- said copies of the re- including a dissenting one submitted by the union rep- were being sent to members for their reaction. If the chairman's report made public Saturday is un- the rejection will be taken as a strike Blackie said. In turning down the concilia- tion report of chairman J. S. Gunn of the associa- tion said pay levels for lower- level workers were far from satisfactory. William unon nomin- ee on the conciliation board said in a minority report the most office failed to comply with federal minimum wage laws a position taken by the associa- tion. In the last which expired Sept. wages ranged to annually from The lower scales are paid to the post office only need work two or three hours a day and are able to spend their time on other jobs. But the association says ftat these lower-paid employees are tied to offices by the demands of rural people for postal ser- vices. Mr. Blackie said it wffi be the end of September before the postmasters' opinions of the re- port are known. we have some guid- ance from our we'll resume negotiations with the treasury Mr. Black- ie said. Taking a strike vote does not automatically mean a Strike and Mr. Blackie said there seemed to be good a compromise could be reach- ed. The who operate out of widely scattered of- are the only postal work- ers who have not agreement with the post c this year. The largest the Council of Postal signed a con- tract with the government ear- lier this year. Living Council gives challenge WASHINGTON The Cost of Living Council has chal- lenged United States auto man- ufacturers and steel companies to justify at public hearings proposed price increases they announced last week. Whitman criticized Australia An Australian news- paper took Prime Minister Gwigh Whitlam to task Sunday for giving television interviewer David Ptost a major interview on the Ottawa Commonwealth conference before reporting to Parliament. who re- turned last week frMn appeared Saturday night in an hour-long commercial TV inter- with Warning given on oil WASHINGTON Top administration energy officials in the United Sates have warn- ed oil executives at a White House briefing to make volun- tary fuel allocation or face mandatory allocations that might never be lifted. The industry was briefed on administration fuel policies last Thursday by John dir- ector of the president's energy policy and his Charles Interior Sec- retary Rogers Morton and Com- merce Secretary Frederick Dent. The href ing transcript was made available by the White House. Love told the oil men have been a number of instan- ces of apparently calloused dis- regard for traditional and long- standing supply by petroleum producers under the present voluntary Council sources say the action is designed in part to show the public that the administration plans strict enforcement of its new Phase 4 anti-inflation pro- gram. Hearings will be held in Washington Aug. 28 on the auto price increases and Aug. 30 and 31 on the steel price increases. Major steel in- cluding U.S. have advised the government of their in- tentions to increase prices on some steel products by as much as five per cent. The four big auto manufac- turers have announced in- creases on 1974 led by General Motors' proposed average increase a car. A council spokesman said he could not rule out the possibility that the council will reduce or postpone the which it is empowered to do under Phase 4. In another Phase 4 the council granted an exception Monday to Cross Brothers of a ma- jor to add to prices its increased costs of buying beef. As a the which suspended operations earlier this announced it would resume operations today. The firm employs 390 persons. The exception for Cross Brothers means that it can pass along to its such any increase in what it pays for beef. But it will not permit the su- permarket or any other retailer to increase prices to the con- ELECTROHOME Tampic.o color 26-inch super-rectangular matrix picture Deilcraft illuminated channel remarkable low price. Santiago styled Deilcraft 100-watt stereo chassis. Dual six hidden outstanding value. 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