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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UtllBRIDC-E HERAltl "lay, Auguil U, Publicly-owned power uSilkies _ i A i tr would be introduced by NDP OMUNTON fCP'i-Piiblidy- oH'iictl power utilities mmltl be introduced if llio New Demurra- lie gains power in Ihc Aug. provincial clediun, pi'it- vineial NDP leader Grant NoL- Icy Monday. Ho lold a press L-onferoncp Ui.-it Ihe energy and resource pulifies outlined in his cam- paign could be implemented during Ihe first term of an MJP government. lie Miid NUIJ policy i.s not lo jihmit nalionaliztilicn for jU sake hill "lo inject a M'OiiMiu1 of public control.'1 I'uhlii coin nil ua.s CKscnlial tor h.iljuiml growth in Hie prov- ince's i-ntiiMiny. New labor act promised .No apologies lor beinii L in Alberts Democratic I'.iriv li'ader Dai id U-ivis said Monday he makes mi apologies for lii-ing in Alhi'ria lo help Ihc .VHP election campaign. He siiid Premier 1-1 a r r Nrom's coiniifenl thai the nas hrincing in outsiders to sav how the province should be ran was an insult to ibe peo- intelligence. The premier and his followers had tried to make Alljerta an island of ils There arc issues in this cicc- ivhich are influenced by N.'di'ral issues a n d since the N'DP is a party of co-operation, members irelp each other .irrns.s the nation, lip said. CALUAKY iCI'i A rrv.Til (en Alherln Lalwr Ac I whicli mchido a -III- bimr ivork ueck and a S- iniui- mum wage was promised Mon- day by New Democratic Party leader Grant Not ley. The act must also recognize ihe right of workers 10 organ- ize and bargain collectively with Ihcir employer, he said. "Hie Provincial Board of In- Relations must also lie made independent of govern- ment control and power f u 1 enough to deal with all types ol unfair labor practice. Mr. said Tin- board should not be sub- ject lo co'.irl review except in matter? pertaining lo law. As well as introducing u 40- hcur work wwli for all cm- i an N'DP government would invest.gate the possibility of even shorter hours to offset tiie of automation. Also advccaied 10 slal- ulory holidays and three weeks' paid holiday after one year's 1 service Current legislation contains loopholes uhich force larac numbers of employees lo work i more than -H hours a wek and a; less than the Sl..n minirr.uni hourly he said. I loopholes be plug-! rcrnnl nl po MK! .ill uwkers will enjoy .1 fair deal in Albcrla willi a Domtn'ralic government in piiA'cr.1' Workers in tlie province expcricnceing difficulties ui forming new unions. here are many cases on i' bcLiifj dLsmis- i oy incut for no' Hint ill tempi- oil ii oruauiiT a union in their t uliicli is supposed to IIP I he of i-'Vt'ry worker." v.nh severe pennJ- tic.-- [nr eniployci1! would be (.-iic'icinl In ctirf.ui such prac- tice, IIP Mid. Mansfield to Irv lo cut Ei iropea (AP) Se- miliian iiersonnel and nun- lleniocraiic Leader Jlikc- liu-ir dependents Europe a i MiiiiM'ic-ld is laying the ground-1 a I t e r World work for another attempt lo cut 11." I'.S. military forces in Europe Weduesday i Okay, fellows, we get the message EDMONTON iCP' Boh disputes decided in advance of! ilonaluic. an Allierta Civil Ser- i negotiations. lion of .111 association ad-; EGrvanls liave r'Elil veniseinem urging provincial j stnke ancl lf waBc negotiations! civil servants lo "help liehf I rca'jh an impasse after volun-; haruainiiiB hv meclittioii. ihe cabinet lias and claims unintentional help from Ihc plan's primary oppo- Nixc'ii. During the weekend Manslicld said Nixon's moves last week to (he dollar abroad are seen by many in Congress as new evidence the United Slates is nvercommilled in Europe. "We're just spread loo lar. Urn wide, too thin." Ihc Montana Democrat said. "We haven't got tlif manpower or treasure to make ourseKe.s policeman of whole world." tic said he will work at v in eventual congressional ,ip- proisl ol a plan to slash L'.S. forces in Europe from Die present level lo what Mansfield called "the Ei- senhower concept" for post-war Europe of one 35.000 men. "1 sure as hell don'l believe m on a trip to Finland. Norway, Denmark and Italy to inspect North Atlanlic Treaty Organiza- "Tlie NDP party will attempt In secure Alberta's future rath- er Ihiin buy back ils past." Mr. Ninley said Ihat creation of an ei'imoinic plannins coun- cil would be ibe second major slcp uf an NDP gorernmenl -1 during a fall legislature session. i Ksl.iblishmen! or a minislry of nnitliern rlevclopincnt and of an Alberla Development Corpora- linn also would he dealt with. Before Ihc end nt ils fir.sl icmi in office, an NDP govern menl would have assumed com- plele conlrol of resources wliich ''.slutw promise of future grow-1 Ih." IIP said. Such resources would include Ilie Athabasca oil sands and Grande Cache coal deposits. He lold Beverly and Norwood consiiliieiicy partv workers on the weekend an NDP govern- ment would completely over- haul (he Alberta Labor Act. MOW LABOR ACT i The Board of Industrial Rcla-j lions would be divorced from, direct government control and given full authority lo deal with matters such as unfair labor practice U'illiout iwiew by the coin-Is except in mailers per- taining lo law. He said a minimum wage of S2 an hour, a guarantee of 10 paid holidays a year and three weeks vacation witli pay afler one service also would be provided. i Economic move to hurl Canada OTTAWA (CPi The Com- munist party of Canada says Ibat the ncwlv-impnsod Uniled States economic measures have resulled in a "declaration of economic war on other coun- tries" and Ihey will have a "dis- astrous" cffecl oi' Canada. In a leltcr lo 'rime Minister Tnulcau, Ihe parly said it "re- jects the view (hat U.S. imperi- alism should be bailed out at the expense of tlic jobs and liv- ing standards of Ihe Canadian and Ihe legilimale interests of Canada." The Idler, signed by party Leader William Kashtan, was to be delivered to Ihc federal gov- ernment today durinfi a Parlia- ment Hill dcmonslralion. Fabulous huwin doors ANKARA fabu- lotts harem of Ihe Turkisli sul- tans will lie opened for the first lime Sept. J and among Ihe visitors will he Queen officials announced Monday. The Queen is coming lo Tur- key Tor an official visit Oct. 18 On her program is a tour ol the 3110-room harcir., which was Ihc power centre of the Ottoman empire. For almost four centuries, the harem seclion of Topkani Palace in Istanbul was the home of the sultans, their mothers, royal princes, hundreds of beautiful girls and a corps of black and while eunuchs. The harem was disbanded in 1922 when tire last sultan, Mclunct VI, sailed away from Manuiil in n Brilish warship and Turkey became a rcpub- :i ntoss r.or.niiii BIJHI.IX (Keuter) Three East German youths crossed Ihc heavily fortified East Ger- man border into West Berlin .Sunday, while a fourth member of the crimp was arrested by East German border guards. The youths, aped 17 to 21, came from the East (lerman district of Saxony. CARPET ond LINO (Complete Free Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE GOSPEL 2720 21 si Ave. South, Lethbridge CHURCH OF CHRIST Come hear the BIBLE preached by Mr. John Coffman of San Diego, Colif. No denominational creeds no doctrines of man- Bring your Bible and a friend. You will have Ihe opportunity to nslf questions tit Hie end of each lesson. THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC EACH EVENING AUG. 22nd 29th EACH EVENING Transporlalion be provided if needed. Phone 328-5781 the right In impose ment. he said. The cabinet in- voked this power .several months ago lo impose the latest genera] civil service provincial government is clear. lie K-ii'f while no political party is mentioned in the ad- veriisemenl 1 h e implication azreemrni that it calls for a vote against I g agreement Iho govern men I is "fairly i Donahue .-aid the as- plain sedation's so member exocu- The advertisement, winch Uve supports Ihc advertise- rs lo be run two davs before i nlent aild a l'nil lakcn of lhc next Monday's general meniberslup shows a bin lias already appeared tlic ask.- j majorily would Ix? viilluig to .'ervicc I sen-ices In back the f llio discrimination demands. l.hrcvidi restrictive bargaining j The Consen NIP P pany has It'pi.-laiinii ivotild "po on four proposed legislation Riniig the more years even dog will civil sei-vice the right to end have his day. Kor IS.OflO pro-' wage disputes by binding ar- vincial civil servants, that day I hitration Grant" Nollcy, the will come soon." provineial X c v.- Democratic! Mr Ucmahve said the as-'Party leader, has given his socialim] [he .same bar- support to Hie association's de- rislns as federal civil i mands. Tlic Liljer.il party of- enjoy: the option to' fers certification of a bargain- strike or have disputes re-) ing agent for the service' solved through binding ar- and negotiations for an agrcc- bilralimi and the right lo have! menl lo provide for binding ar- Ihe method resolving eventual nitration in essential services. Teachers get hike despite freeze I1ELLXA. Mont. (AP) The Montana Education Association .-aid Montana teachers will get ihe contract salaries negotiated Police accused of accepting SJ bribes N'KW YORK fAP) Police Commissioner Patrick V. Mur- phy charged Monday that luer- ally dozens of police officers have accepted bribes from narcotics pushers in re- rent years to turn a blind eye lo firus traffic. Me said ill a radio interview thai, the si I) 000 sum lor an av- erage bribe was not an cxng- giTalfd figure. Murphy s.iirf he could hardly imagine allowing ranking offi- cials fo remain in (lie service if Iliej refused lo fill out Ihe lionnajros about (heir financial sl.ilus he gave them al a tumul- luous meeting earlier in I b e day. with school districts last spring Association president Will Brown and executive secrelary n. D. Cooper said in a state- ment "our attorney is of the firm opinion that the effective dates for teachers' contracts is July 1 to June 30 of each school year." Cooper said President Nix- on's cost of living council has reconsidered its prior position. Cooper said "the council now indicates Ihat if r, contract pro- viding a salary increase became effective prior to the dale of the freeze, Die increase will he granted." Ho said Ihc council also con- ceded a pay increase could be granted for rompleliiig cduci- lional requirements. Treasury branch rcrin AI ItfM'iiiThors al Unifiers T.'ni- v-riily at Hrirn.swiek, N -I ;ire working on a pill lo nr h Ihe ajWf.vsive aioii.ied bv drink. idle r KDMONTO.S riTi A man apparently armed with a gun escaped with Sn.aon in a robbery nt an Albcrla Treasury Branch, Police said Ihe man handed a note lo Icller Doreen CJrzyb, saying lie hart a pin and clc- iniindinK !il. the money she had. lie up money in ins lelt hand, keeping his right hand in Ins pocket.' WiLL WORTH LOOKING FOR f CLEARASIL JOHNSON'S BABY POWDER 14 K ECONOMY Slrt C LiSTERIiVE ANTISEPTIC 20-or, Sunn. INTENSIVE CARE Hand Lotion 18-oz. .79 VISINE EYE DROPS GILLETTE FOAMY 7-oi. ALL FRAGRANCES Sugg. List 99c ANTI-PERSPIRANT B'i OZ. SUGG. LIST 1.89 J.29 GILLETTE SUPER STAINLESS STEEL DRISTAN DECOMFSTANT TABLETS COLGATE with MFP CREAM WHITE RAIN SHAMPOO 12-oz. All lype; lisl 1.3! NICE 'H EASY ATRIXO rnnTECTivE IIANO CREAM ALBERTO BALSAM INSTANT CONDITIONER MENNEN PROTEIN 21 SHAMPOO NEW DAWN 2 SIIAMPOO-IN HAIR COIODJ) KIT CREST TOOTHPASTE SPECIAL "BONUS FAMILY SIZE" ;