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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, August 27, 1970 It Isn't All Play And No Work For Footloose Trudeau OTTAWA (CP) Footloose Pierre EUioit Trudeau was tak- ing Hie sun in the British Hon- duras as 1970 began. That same Christmas recess found him skiing for a week in the French Alps. At Easter, lie skied in British Columbia's Garibaldi Park. In June, en route to open Roberts Bank, a new port near Vancou- ver, he hiked and surfed at Long Beach National Park. Last week he went skindiving for a week in the Caribbean. This week ho is believed to be yachting in the Mediterranean, Even on vacation he doesn't escape work, his office said. He takes it with him. But the work- ing hours aren't as long as when he's in Ottawa, when they usually run for more than those of the average man. "He didn't sign on for a 40- hour an aide said as a reporter raised the subject in an interview. The latest two-week vacation, interrupted by a brief cabinet meeting Friday night, has gen- erated some criticism from the political opposition. Even Danish Prime Minister H i 1 m a r Baunsgaard, visiting Montreal during the weekend, said Mr. Trudeau seemed to be away a lot. Prune Minister Baunsgaard came to Ottawa Monday to talk with Acting Prime Minister Mitchell Sharp, the external af- fairs minister, and attend a meeting of world federalists. Mr. Trudeau left the night be- fore for Europe. Most vocal opposition critic has been George Hees nee who the prime minister shouldn't be away with the na- tional postal dispute unsettled. Creditiste Leader Real Caouette also has criticized Mr. Trudeau for holidaying at this period. Former prime minister John Diefenbaker, saying that he used to be criticized for taking few days off to go fishing, said in Winnipeg Monday that the Trudeau record is one of "continued vacations and hoped-for vacations." Aides say that on the current vacation, as on others, Mr. Tru- deau has taken along a stack of state papers as well as Michael Pitfield, deputy secretary to the cabinet for planning. They also note that mediator Thomas O'Connor was ap- pointed last week to try to bring about a postal settlement. Mr. Trudeau couldn't intervene with a mediator at work, they say. Mr. Trudeau did say Friday night he expected results shortly. Trudeau the traveller was well known long before he be- came prime minister. He took long canoe trips on northern riv- ers, crossed deserts on camel- back, met Chairman Mao in Pe- king, swam the Bosporus, bicy- cled through Europe. Faulty Headlight Blamed For Death Of Motorcyclist EDMONTON (CP) An RCMP constable warned a 15- year-old motorcyclist one mid- night to get his headlight fixed becuase he didn't want to pick up the boy's body. Twenty-four hours later the game constable had to do just that. Constable 3. G. Fetterly was testifying Tuesday at an inquest into the June 21 death of Wayne Joseph Frederick, who lives just south of Edmonton. The boy was killed instantly When his motorcycle collided with a car on a rural road south of the city. Both the driver and a pas- senger of UK car told the in- quest they didn't see the motor- cycle until the moment of im- pact. The jury attached no blame to the driver of the car. Chief provincial coroner, Dr M. M. Cantor said: "I am loath to suggest any further restrictions on yourig people but 1 feel today's teen- agers haven't the responsibility that teen-agers had in my gen- eration." Dr. Cantor said persons under 16 should not be allowed blanket freedom in the operation ol motor vehicles. College Named After MacEwan EDMONTON (CP) The city's new community college is to be called Grant MacEwan Community College, it was an- nounced today. The recommendation to name the college after Alber- tha's lieutenant-governor came from the college's board of gov- ernors and was approved to- day by a cabinet order-in-eoun- Trudeau Trip OTTAWA Min- ister Trudeau plans to visit the Gaspe, Quebec's north shore and Labrador next week. OUR BREWMASTER NASA BLACK BELT. ASAHt BREWERIES, LIMITED TOKYO, JAPAN MITSUI AND COMPANY (CANADA) LIMITED, EDMONTON. AlBERTA He even drafted his successful campaign for the Liberal lead- ership while in Tahiti. OFF TO THE NORTH Shortly after becoming prime minister in I'M, he made an ex- tensive tour of the North, then took off for a week's vacation on the Spanish island of Ibiza. This was the first of a series of private vacation trips "to the Mediterranean" or "to the Car- as his office puts it discreetly. When official tours are added, his mileage becomes astonish- ing. Highlight this year was a 19-day Pacific tour of seven countries. An autumn visit to the Soviet Union is still in the tentative stage. Meanwhile, within Canada, he probably has seen as much of the people in the last yyar as former prime ministers tiid dur- ing an election campaign. He manages to mix business with pleasure on the official tours. While in the country's northwest earlier this summer, he took time to boat the storied Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories. On the Asian trip he went yachting for two days off Aus- tralia, received his black belt in judo while in Japan, swam in Kuala Lumpur. The vacation trips have raised questions about who pays. The usual way in which public money is involved in a vacation trip is through use of a govern- ment plane. Aides say such plane use is necessary when the prime minister is off the beaten track, so he can return quickly if necessary, and add the vaca- tions usually mix work in with the pleasure. On his trip to the Caribbean last week, Mr. Trudeau used, the transport department Jet Star He spent several days at An- dros, an out-island in the Baha- mas, then chartered a flight to Nassau and boarded the JetStar to go to St. Thomas in the Vir- gin Islands. He returned to Otlawa Friday night, then left from Trenton, Ont., Sunday on the weekly air force flight to Lahr, West Ger- many, getting off at some point to visit an undisclosed place in the Mediterranean. While there last summer, lie voyaged on the yacht Adanac, owned by a friend from Montreal. Until Mr. Trudeau returns next Monday, Mr. Sharp is act- to meet the ing prime minister. aide said. 'Despite what the professors say, he isn't a an aide comlnents. "Our system provides for government by cabinet, ami there is an acting prime minister." Mr. Tmdeau's aides say he needs to get away at intervals and note that he always lakes part of the job with him, usually completing many hours of read ing. When he gets back next week, what will he be doing? "He'll be travelling in Quebec late in the week, a regional tour people. MR. TRUDEAU Takes Work Along ON'S One Price Watch Sale Sends Them To Class In Good Time 2 Casual, dressy or sporty models for every occasion, every taste; all specially purchased to give you the best value for the price that's 1'he story behind our one price watch sale. Each features Swiss-made incabloc move- ments, 17 or more jewels, shock and dust resistance AND bears Eaton's one year guarantee. Because there is a limited quantity in some models please state second choice. SPECIAL, each to National Advertised Watches of Equivalent Quality Welches, Main Floor 1. 21 jewel diamond watch, 10k. White rolled gold plate case, stain- less steel back. One diamond each shoulder, black cord bracelet. 2. 17 jewel day-date watch, in a cushion shaped yellow brushed water resistant case, stainless steel back, leather strap. 3. 21 jewel fashion watch with 10k. rolled Gold plate yellow bezel, stainless steel back, tapered ex- pansion bracelet. 4. 17 jewel calendar dress watch in a Yellow case with stainless steel back, square shape. With Corfam strap. 17 jewel calendar watch with Yel- low water resistant case and stain- less steel back. Features new blue dial, expansion bracelet. 6. 17 jewel watch in 14k, Yellow Gold case with semi-modern dial and facetted crystal face. Features expansion bracelet. 17 jewel diver's watch with calen- dar, chromium plated case with stainless steel back. Black lumin- ous dial. Accurate to 150 ft. deep. 8. 17 jewel bracelet watch with 10k. rolled Gold plate Yellow case also" has stainless steel back. Features attractive mesh bracelet. 9. 21 jewel sports watch has yellow brushed finished case, stainless steel back. Features blue dial and blue Corfam strap. 10. 17 jewel nurses' watch with Yel- low with Yellow water resistant case, stainless steel back, sweep second hand and expansion bracelet. 11. 17 jewel sports watch, brushed Yellow wafer resistant case and stainless steel back. Calendar feature, sweep second hand. Strap. 12. 25 jewel automatic calendar watch with stainless steel water resistant case and handy expan- sion bracelet. Great for men. 13. 17 jewel automatic watch with Yellow resistant case, stainless steel back and handy expansion bracelet for action people. 14. 25 jewel automatic calendar watch with Yellow water resis- tant case, stainless steel back and with strong, attractive strap. 15. 17 jewel calendar watch in all stainless steel water resistant case with stainless steel G, T. bracelet. Buy one for each in the family. 16. 17 jewel women's divers' watch with calendar, stainless steel case, luminous dial, accurate to 150 ft. depth, rubber strap. Children's Fashion Show Friday at 7 p.m. On The Main Floor, Near .The West Entrance A parade of children's fashions will be held on the main floor, near the west entrance, on Friday at 7 p.m. and Sat- urday at p.m. Be sure to see 1'he young models as they display what's new in the world of fashion for youngsters. The a young musical group, will entertain prior to the show and during intermission period on both days. Knthy Shields, aged 13, of Diamond City, has been judged the winner of the "Autograph The Graffiti" pole contest, held in conjunction with opening of The IN-Dividual Shop on the main floor. The contest concluded on Saturday, August 22nd. Kathy be presented with her award, a cassette tape outfit and 1 blank cassette, during the intermission of the Children's Fashion Show on Friday at 7 p.m. Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Buy Line 328-8811. ;