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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 fHE U1HBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, Auijinl TJ 1971 BREAKING THE is an artist's drawing of ihe first icebreaker to be built since 1954. The contract for the yet unnamed ship was awarded to Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seallle, Wash. The ship is expected to be in operation by 1974. The drawing was. released Wednesday in Washington by the U.S. Coast Guard. Action Canada party group to hold first national meet HALIFAX (CP) Action'been sent ballots asking said Mr. Hcllyer. "H was will hold its first na-, w h c t h e r political candidates i far better than any of us had a lional convention i n Toronto should be fielded. Results of the Oct. 1-3. Paul l-Iellyer, founder balloting are expected in a few the political movcmwit, an- weeks. nounci-d Tuesday. Membership figures for the Mr. llellyer, on a nationwide movement formed in late May rnur m explain ar.d seek support1 bring ordinary people into lor Action Canada, said mem-; ine mainslrcam of govern- bers of the movement have j were not revealed by 1 Mr. Heilyer. who represents To- romo Trinilv a.s an indcpendcnl Liberal ill Parliament expecting an election Mils Mr. Heilyer told re- porters. "Mr Tnidean is not telling us his strength and we're right to expect." Canada-Japan officials lo Scpl, 13 U.S. extra import tax removal urged by GATT GENEVA (neuter) The formulaon of a commiUcc lo in- vcslujale implications of the U.S. 10-pcr-ccnt extra import tax will be the main immediate outcome of a meeting of the General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade council. Train service behind schedule OTTAWA (CP) The sixth I Canada-JapaD ministerial com- Lougheed makes more promises FORT S A S K A T C EWAN (CP) A Progressive Conser- vative government would en- dorse binding arbitration in civil service salary disputes, party leader Peter Louglieed said Tuesday night. He told a capacity audience after a lour of four Alberta constituencies that the Conservatives fully support the civil servants' position con- cerning arbitration. Quoting a Social Credit cabi- net minister's remark of some years ago thai the province was a junior partner to Ot- tawa in the matter of agricul- ture, he said "Ihcre would be no more junior partner status in Alberta relations with the federal government." Mr. Lougheed, answering a question, said Canada would be served best if the federal gov- ernment concentrated on mat- ters of national importance, leaving the regional issues io Uie provinces. He said an eastern-domin- ated federal government would ignore the best interests o[ westerners, for example, In the mailer of agriculture. Running for re-eleclion The formation of the special commillcc was agreed lo Tues- day after sharp criticism of the surcharge was expressed at the meeting. Although most of the repre- sentatives of the 10 countries who addressed the 55-nalion GATT council refrained from di- rectly threatening retaliation, (hey urged the United Stales In remove lire surcharge as soon as possible. Canadian dclegale Maurice Schwarlzmann, assistant deputy minister in the department of industry, trade and commerce, said it is a matter of the great- est urgency and importance for Canada thai the import lax should be removed quickly and that necessary realignments to current unrealistic currency ex- change rates be promptly car- ried oul. "We are not convinced that, restrictive trade measures arc an appropriate way of dealing ivilh the problem. Such measures should he condoned under GATT only when Hie trade imbalance is the major faclor in over-all 1 balance-of-paymcnts difficul- ties." HITS CANADA I1AI11) Schwarlzmann said the im- pact of Hie U.S. trade measures on Canada is more severe than on any other country since about 70 per cent of total Cana- dian exports go lo Ihc United Stales. The meeting opened will) a defence of Ihe American eco- nomic policy by Nathaniel Sam- uels, U.S. deputy undersecre- tary of slate, wno said the United States has every right to impose the tax to protect its balance of payments. But Half Dahrendorf of West Germany, speaking for the six members of the European Com- mon Market, said that faults in the American economy were re- sponsible for the United States' present problems and they coulii not be laid at OK door of its .adiiig partners. He also said that the market demanded that llie United Stales abslain from other ac- tions in compatible with GATT rules. mittee meeting will be held in Calgary West, he sajd his party 14, it was j is not in favor of. development LYTTOX, B.C. (CP) CPR passenger trains were running j fomation. eight hour's behind schedule I Tuesday following a CPR freight train derailment near not revealing our strategic in- Dsspite the prime minister's recent comment that an election would not be called in lhe fall this Eraser Canyon community u n f 0 r e s e e n cilTum. stances crop up, .Mr. Heilyer Crews were expected to have said he thinks the government a side track completed today, a CPR spokesman said. has been planning a fall election for some months No one was injured in the 22-1 The reception on Ihc Western car derailment of the west-1 swing of his tour was "phenom- bound freight, which was car- rying grain and potash for Van- couver port. Asthma expert dies Toronlo Sept. 13 and announced Tuesday. Canada will be represented by External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp, finance Minister E. J. Benson, Energy Minister J. .1. Greene, Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin and Agriculture Minister II. A. Olson. Japan will send Foreign AI- fairs Minister Takeo F u k a d a, Trade Minister Kakuei Tanaka, Finance Minister Mikio Muzuta, Agriculture Minister Munen- ori Akagi and the director-gen- eral of tlie economic planning CARPET and UNO (Complete Installalionsl) Free Estimates) No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE Cerppt House of Ihc South" industry, Toshio Kimura. Also attending will be Canada's am- bassador to Japaji, H. 0. Moran SYDNEY, Australia (AP) and Uie Japanese ambassador John Read, professor of medi- to Canada, Shinichi Kondo. cine at Sydney University and The meeting, will discuss an internationally known au-1 mailers of importance to both thority on asthma and other re-1 countries, including trade, re- spiratory diseases, died at his sources, and tlie financial situa- home here. He was 42. lion. ot satellite cities around met- ropolitan areas. "However, if there is a desire for growth outside the metro- politan area, we would work to foster such growth.1' He used Lhrte aircrafl, three cars and a truck Tuesday to speak to meetings in centres ranging from Pincher Creek in the southwest to Fort Chip- cryan in the north. lie said he has visited more than 70 of the 75 constituencies during the campaign. SUPER SAVINGS EVERYDAY AT THRIFTWAY THRIFTWAY DRUGS BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPER SAVERS! BIC PENS Medium 19c Pens Deluxe Fine 49c Pen 87c VAIUE Manufacturer's Special 49c OUR PRICE COLORED PENCILS 12 osstd colors in case. Free 19c V.I. P. Pen Reg. 1.49 99 OUR PRICE 3-RiNG VINYL BINDER For looseleaf filler and 3 hole punched notebooks. 1" rings. Reg. 77c tLj OUR PRICE x 11" REFILL SHEETS Ruled F and M. 500 sheets with dividers and index tabs. Reg. 1 99 CLOSE UP TOOTHPASTE SUPER SIZE FAMILY TRACK TAPES Reg. 7.95 5'" SPECIAL Open Daily 1 lo 9 p.m. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.. Super Savings Everyday At u u "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXALl DRUG STORE" 702 13lh Street North Phonn 327-0340 SUPER SAVINGS EVERYDAY AT THRIFTWAY Trudeau expresses views 011 conscience judgments TORONTO (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau lias expressed sympathy with draft dodgers and others forced lo make judg- ments based on conscience. In an interview in the Septem- ber issue of the United Church Observer, he says man's ulti- mate guide must be his con- science "and if the law of the land goes against our con- science I think we should diso- bey the law." "But because T also am a deep believer in (lie civil soci- ety, I think we should be pre- paiied to pay the consequences of breaking the law and that is either paying the penalty for it, or leaving the country." His statement was part of an answer to the question: "If you were a young American or draft age called up to go to Vietnam, would you come to The prime minister said: "God knows what I would think if I were of that age. "But I could perhaps answer your question indirectly by say- ing that those who make the AFRICA, HERE WE COME The Tollefson family of Edmonlon, formed part of the 250 volunteers who will spend the next Iwo years in a dozen African nations, leaching skills Ihere under the auspices of the Canadian University Services Overseas. Mr. Tollefson, a biologist, his two-year-ojd son Geoffrey, and his wife, a nurse, ore shown before departure. GRAY, DICK X PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE THE BEST MAN FOR LETHBRIDGE WEST Authorlznd by: THE DICK GRAY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE conscientious judgment that they must not participale in Iliis war and who become drafl- dodgers have my complete sym- palhy and indeed our political approach has been to give them access to Canada whether they are drall-dodgcrs or, even move serious, deserters from tlie ranks o[ their armed forces." FORCE HAS PLACE On (he question of violence, Mr. Trudeau said that in certain political situations "you have to use force to overthrow police stales." "As a politician I've never had lo face that because I've al- ways lived in a democratic soci- ety. "But I think violence is count- er-productive and it is bad in democratic societies." He was "peaceful" but "not a pacifist in the philosophical sense." "I recognize that in some cases it's more important to have freedom and justice than to have peace. Sometimes you musl live in a violent world in order to get gi'eater justice." In (he far-ranging article, the prime minister said that if a young man is healthy, society should not give him a basic in- come. "He should not be given said Mr. Trudeau. "If he can work and there is work available, he should take his choice. "If he wants lo be a hermit or begger, that's fine. If he wants to move with the sun and live off Ihe land, that's fine "If he is in a society which has work for him I don't think he should theoretically be eligi- ble for welfare." Police identify woman killed in bus mishap KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) A wjman killed Monday nighl when a 411-passenger Greyhound bus plunged down a 20-foot embankment after colliding with a panel truck was identified Tuesday as Mrs. Colcin Balau, 48, of Calgary. Twelve olher persons were in- jured in Ihe collision on a Iwo- lanc slrctch of Trans Canada Highway. 12 milos west of this inferior British Columbia IOUTI. Police said Mrs. Balan, one of 43 passengers on the Van- couver-bound bus, was thrown til rough Ihe windshield and crushed between the hus and trees 200 feet off Ihe highway. Six bus passengers aud Ihree persons in Ihe (ruck remained in hospital Tuesday, four in ser- ious condilion. Three others, in- cluding truck driver Daniel Edi- ger of Kamloops, were treated in hospital and rcieascd. In- juries ranged from shock to fractured spines. Tlie bus, en roule from Cal- gary, left Kamloops with 43 pas- eengcrs at p.m. PDT, ihortly before the crash. RCMP said t'.ic collision oc- curred as the bus was passing two cars, and the panel trurk. also westbound, attempted lo make a left turn in front of Ihc bus. Tlie truck was caught on Ihc front of the bus and car- ried most of the 200 feet the bus travelled off the road. T10NDA PROBES CHINA TOKYO (AP) Honda Motor Co., a major Japanese automo- bile and molorcycle maker, said licre it Is sounding oul China on the possibilily of exhibiting its compact curs and motor- cycles at Ihc Caulon Trade Fair this faD. Hearing date set in shooting case RISSTIGOUCIIE, Que. (CP) A watchman at the all-while elementary school on Ihc Mic- niac Indian reserve here and an Indian have been charged with possessing and using firearms in a manner dangerous to public safety. Octave Raymond, a 50-year- old white man from Val d'Amour, N.B., hired last week as part-lime watchman, entered no plea in New Carlisle court anri was ordered without bail pending trial Sept. 17. Jean Dedam, a 31-year-old In- dian from Restigouche, chose trial by judge and jury when he appeared for arraignment Tues- day. His preliminary hearing was set for Sept. 2. He was also refused bail. The charges were laid follow- ing a shooting incident outside the reserve school Saturday during which two Indians were injured. A Quebec Provincial Police spokesman said shooting broke out afler a group of Indians ran- sacked the popular target for vandals during the last two years. Meanwhile, Robert Barnabe, a 29-year-old Indian, was under sedation in hospila] in Camp- bellton, N.B., as doctors fought to save the leg injured during the shooting Saturday. Talks on urban problems some opposition meeting VICTORIA (CP) As Can- ada's municipal affairs minis- ters met for the second conso- culive day Tuesday behind closed doors, there were indi cations that federal proposals for tackling urban problems through combined federal-pro- vmcial-municipal efforts were meeting opposition from some quarters. Federal Urban Affairs Min- ister Robert Andras, who at- tended Tuesday's sessions, re- fused lo comment on the suc- cess of the conference. Asked if he had accomplished what he had come for, he replied: "Frankly, no, but I don't give up hope." One of Uie conference's priorities was to agree on a fu- lure foimat for tri-governmenl- ]evcl meetings on urban affairs. Pressed [or a statement on the outcome of the talks, Mr. Andras said: "I can'l comment yet. I have promised the par- ties concerned not to say any- thing, but I will say that I am still committed to the policy of meeting urban problems on a tri-govemment level." When, last September, he an- nounced the federal govern- ment's new approach to the mounting problem of urban growth, Mr. Andras said it would in no way harm the au- tonomy of provinces and mu- nicipalities. He said Tuesday that Can- ada's urban problems had not reached "crisis but added: "Time may be run- ning out." The minister, who is to re- turn lo Otlawa today, said a conference communique which was to have been released Monday might be available to- day. The conference ends Thursday. No liquor until after polls close EDMONTON (CP) All li- quor premises must remain closed until after the election polls close at 8 p.m. on Aug. 30, the Alberta Liquor Control Board announced today. Dining lounges will remain open, but cannot serve liquor. GENERAL PRESENTS THE E Weather and road report ABOVE 1 01zEito AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H I, Prc M 52 74 48 82 50 81 55 79 48 71 45 .17 75 52 78 54 76 52 80 48 85 55 Cf, .27 73 59 70 50 70 46 6S 53 Lcthliriclge..... Walcrlon..... Pincher CreeK Medicine Hat Gdmonlon Grande Prairie Calgary....... Victoria Cranbrook Pcnticton...... Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Scgina....... Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa........ Montreal St. John's...... Halifax........ Charlotletown .01 67 53 .W 62 41 43 74 55 51 67 51 .33 Fredeiiclon Chicago New Yoi k...... Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Home......... Paris......... London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm..... Tokyo 59 44 .01 90 65 l.CO 76 58 117 75 73 65 98 78 02 59 72 54 70 55 75 48 70 55