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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE CRUISE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR All inclusive 33-Day Air Soa Cruise via Qantai Airlines and The S. 5. Statcndam. Departing Nov. 9 via Air Return by Boat Dec. 12th. Visit Australia, Now Zealand, Cook Moorea (Papaloia Bay) Tahiti, Marquesas Islands, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Total Tour Price Only 51435.OO U.S. Cncy. From Vancouver. niiTTp TOAwn 1271 3rd Ave. S. BUTTE TRAVEL Pnone 328-3201 328-6858 The Lethbrulge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, August 27, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 J err ry A. E. CROSS raplni JL-tct. fat Tape Recorders, Tapes, Reels and Accessories See The Remarkable New Cassette Recorders by Bell and Howell Waterton Divulges Problems For WATERTON LAKES NA- TIONAL PARK leaseholders in Waterton Park travelled as far as 200 miles Wednesday night to discuss their problems with the area's Member of Parliament, Allen Sulatycky. They were among 40 persons at the Waterton Park Chamber of Commerce meeting. No one saw Mr. Sulatycky at that meeting, despite his confirma- tion he would be there. There was a lajger meeting, apparently, in the Crowsnest Pass. Mr. Sulatycky phoned Wednesday, after it was too late to cancel the meeting, that he would not be in Waterton until tonight. Another chamber meeting is scheduled for the Lions' Hall at T h e meeting did discuss many problems and motions were pssf.'J requesting that several studies and actions be taken by Mr. Sulatycky. Mr. Sulatycky is to be asked to clarify ihe lease situation in Waterton. Waterton leaseholders won a Supreme Court action against the federal government regard- ing government plans to estab- lish a Crown corporation to control park leases. The lease- holders' lawyer is attempting to make the federal govern- ment responsible for costs of the court action said to be about. but the gov- ernment was reported to be considering the court's decision before making any move on costs. The meeting was told that the recent motorcade from Fernie to Waterton through the Kishenina Akamina route was hampered somewhat by "un- scrupulous" persons who dis- mantled a forestry fire road bridge and blocked the road in several places. The blockades were not there the day before the motorcade. The motorcade was met by a placard-carrying man, and his two small children, who was protesting the use of "wheels" in the semi-wilderness area. The man told the meeting Wed- nesday night that while he was a member of the Alberta Wild- erness Association he was not representing that organization when he picketed the motor- cade. The AWA had said it would not interfere with the motor- cade. Asked why the Waterton chamber was supporting estab- lishment of a park in B.C., ad- jacent to Waterton, chamber president Emanuel Cohen said it was to enlarge the area of the park, to help take pressure off Waterton, to provide pro- tection for wildlife and to pro- vide some controls for the bene- fit of Waterton, such as fire protection. The meeting was told that fish in the area of the pro- posed park are being dyna- mited, that two dead moose were found shot near an aban- doned well after man had put out a salt lick for them and that the number of animals hi die district was fast dwindling. The Regional District of East Kootenay, at the request of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce, has included the area as a park in its plans. Asked about the purpose of a road in the wilderness area, Mr. Cohen said it would be to get from one side of the park to the other. The first thing to Nude Escapade Brings Jail Term Unlawful entry into a dwell- ing house with intent to commit an indictable offence cost a Duck Lake, Sasfc., man 26 months in the Prince Albert Penitentiary. Marcel Hed Wing pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Wednesday. The court was told Red Wing broke into a home in Leth- bridge, stripped off his cloth- ing and climbed into bed with a nude woman who was sleep- ing. When the woman's husband appeared Red Wing jumped through a closed window leav- ing his clothing behind. Red Wing returned to the CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 house two hours later wearing a pair of oversized cowboy boots and a pair of pants that were too small for him. The woman's husband and a neighbor chased Red Whig down the street, apprehended him and called the police. Red Wing has an extensive record of breaking and enter- ing. Three Cars In Collision A three car pile up at 13th St. and 1st Ave. S. Wednesday resulted in damage. Drivers of the cars involved were Bernardus H. Koop of 410 12th St. A S., Olive M. Gilchrist of 1104 llth St. N. and Henry G. Schaufele of 1833 5th Ave. A N. do is to get the area establish- ed as a park and to get con- trols and protection for the ani- mals and historic points of in- terest which are still evident. "We're not worried about a road at this point; it will come later and we will have no con- trol of where it is or when it's Mr. Cohen said. An AWA spokesman said he thought the idea of a park in B.C. would be okay but that B.C. was not known as a de- veloper of great parks. The proposed park scheme is to be taken up with Mr. Sulatycky to- night. He is also to be asked to do what he can to promote funds for immediate development of more trailer parking space in Waterton. Park Superintendent Tom Ross said the department is reviewing how much _ more space can be provided m the immediate future to ease the present over crowding. Even the overflow areas are over- crowded. All national parks are experiencing the same problem, he said. The austerity program is the big problem. There just isn't enough money to keep up with the demand for space. The taking of fresh water shrimp from Waterton by U.S. states has raised fears that there will be a detrimental ef- fect on fish life in the lake. Fishing this year has lecn gen- erally lousy in Waterton Lake. Mr. Ross told the meeting that while Canada has given the State of Utah permission to remove the rresh water shrimp this year, a .study will be con- ducted during the removal and if it is determined the removal is having or will have a detri- mental effect on lake fish, the permit can be revoked im- mediately. "Why can't they ...take the shrimp out of the Yankee end of the one spectator ask- ed He was informed Glacier Park has a policy which pro- hibits the removal of anything from the park. Mr. Sulatycky is to be asked to investigate the temporary removal of the RCMP detach- ment at Waterton and to take steps to provide that Waterton have a resident RCMP for 12 months of the year. Vandalism and break-ins are common dur- ing the winter. He will also be asked to look into the inadequate boat dock- ing facilities and the unfunc- tioning system "which requires a person to wait four years for a berth when some space is occupied by persons who don't even have boats." Mr. Sulatycky. is to be asked for an immediate study on the possibility of retaining the Wa- terton Park fish ponds which are due to be closed next year; to attempt to have the Chief Mountain customs office re- main open from May 1 to Sept. 30 instead of closing Sept. 15; and to provide increased facili- ties necessary due to increased park usage to reduce sewage pollution. SUPERSONIC DEFENDER F-106 fighter planes cap- able of m.p.h. speeds are part of NORAD's force established to guard North America against air attack. The one above is among the 90 supersonic planes in 24th region with headquarters at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Foils, Montana. Alberta is included in the 24th region. Top right is Maj.-Gen. Richard S. Abbey, U.S. Air Force, commander of the 24th region. Bottom right is It.- Gen. William S. Gorton, Canadian Armed Forces, deputy commander. Region Control At Great Falls NORAD In Operation 12 Years FISH "N CHIP SPECIAL Friday and Saturday Only FISH 'N CHIPS Reg. TRY OUR MANY PUPS WIENER DIPPED IN BATTER AND DEEP FRIED HANNIGAN'S BURGER KING "Home of Heavenly Fried Chicken" The Chicken with Old Fashioned Goodness 1415 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-4038 By RON WATMOUGH Herald City Editor GREAT FALLS' Twelve years ago the United States and Canada formed NORAD, North American Air Defense, to guard the continent's 200 million people from air attack. One of the eight NORAD re- gions .in the continental detec- tion system is located 180 miles south o' Lethbridge at Malm- strom Air Force Base, Great Falls, Montana. The region 24th covers 1.5 million square miles, including Montana, Alberta, North Dakota, South Dakota, Manitoba, and parts of Wyoming and Idaho. The region has NORAD's ba- sic mission: to detect, identify, intercept, and destroy if neces- sary, all airborne vehicles en- tering the region's air space. A vast network of radar in- stallations and satellite track- ing cameras provides for the detection of aircraft. Identifica- tion basically is made through checks with flight plans filed with government transport de- partments of Canada and the United States. If suitable identification can- not be made this way, super- sonic fighter planes are dis- patched to make a visual iden- tification. The fighter planes are armed in case of enemy aggression. There are five groups of 18 fighters in the 24th region. The 90 planes include the m.p.h.- F-106 Delta Darts and the F-101 Voodoos. NORAD is a defensive opera- tion. Any attack or counter- attack by the United States would be triggered through SAC, Strategic Air Command, with headquarters in Ohio. Baker-Nunn -cameras, some- times called Space Brownies, provide a satellite tracking sys- tem for NORAD. One of these is located at Cold Lake, Alber- ta. It can photograph light from an object the size of a basket- ball from a distance of miles. In addition to possible at- tacks by manned bombers, NORAD is alert to detect Inter- Continental Ballistic Missiles. In recent weeks, the U.S. gov- ernment approved funds to set up Anti-Ballistic Missile sites- one of them to be just across the Alberta-Montana border at Conrad, Montana. The ABM site will have 000 m.p.h. missiles with a range- of miles to be de- j ployed to intercept and destroy (enemy missiles launched ag- gressively on North America. Russia has now built an ICBM fleet of some mis- siles, 100 more than the U.S. Russia has also the largest submarine fleet in the world, with submarine launched mis- siles. Russia could launch a devastating missile attack on North America from land or water. At present there is no good defense against an enemy mis- sile attack. This is the purpose of the recently-approved ABM sites. Red China is said to be build- ing rapidly its arsenal of mis- siles but is not considered in NORAD schemes as an im- mediate threat of nuclear at- tack by missiles. Another method Russia is ap- parently developing for carry- ing nuclear warheads around the world for attack on any country are Fractional Orbit Satellites, FOBS. FOBS are not considered a threat for two reasons inac- curacy of hitting target when de-orbited, and small payload of warhead possible to be car- ried into orbit. The 24th NORAD region at Great Falls, like all NORAD operations, is in joint command of U.S.-Canadian generalship. If the region is located in the Gooder Residence Gets Loan U.S., a U.S., two-star general, such as Maj.-Gen. Richard S. Abbey at Malmstrom, is in command. The deputy com- mander is a one-star Canadian general. At Malmstrom, it is Brig.-Gen. William S. Carton. If ;he region has its headquarters in Canada, the leadership is reversed, with a Canadian in command. Malmstrom has about armed forces personnel, in- cluding U.S. Air Force, Cana- dian Armed Forces and U.S. Army. NORAD headquarters is at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Control centre is deep inside Cheyenne Mountain, protected from a direct nuclear attack by some feet of granite above and around the 4.5-acre hollow- ed-out mountain area which houses the sophisticated equip- ment and staff. About 750 per- sons work in the mountain complex at one time. It can in times of emergency house its full staff of for a month without contact with the out- side. A federal loan for a new residence at the Dorothy Gocder School in Lethbridge was announced in Ottawa to- day. Len Wright, executive direc- tor of the Lethbridge Associa- tion for the Mentally Retarded, Ford Sunday Speaker The Very Reverend D. A. Ford, Dean of the Cathedral Church of St. John, Saskatoon, will be a visitor in Lethbridge this weekend. He is scheduled to be the guest preacher at the 11 a.m. service at St. Augustine's Church Sunday. Dean Ford is a former rec- tor of St. Augustine's. Just Received! A Good Selection of EXOTICS AND CACTII 322 6th Street S. Phone 327-5747 said the residence will provide accommodation for eight stu- dents, plus two house-parents, It will be built beside Oliver House, at 1401 18th St. N. Con- struction will get under way ai soon as possible, he said. The association is respon- sible for a down payment of about the rest of the cost is covered by the loan. Although the Dorothy Good- er School has been taken over by the Lethbridge public school district, the association is still responsible for providing resi- dences for the students from rural areas. The new residence will be in addition to Oliver House. The association is also planning similar facilities at S u n r i s e Ranch in Coaldale. BAPTISTS NUMEROUS The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary says there are more than Baptists in the Soviet Union. Be Sure You Hove Plenty of FILM For the LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND Coming Up And while you're in getting stocked up let us check your Flash Battery and Bottery Contacts to avoid disappoinl- ment! We are agents in Southern Alberto for such famous names as: Bgshnell Binoculars Zeiss Ikon Meters and Kodak Cameras and Film Flashes Polaroid Cameras and Davidson and Linhof Film Tripods KAKO Electronic Flash And many, many others. Meters McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lelhbridge CAU 327-3555 FOR FME HOME DEtlVKY Also Operating Watertcn Pharmacy Located in Walertan lake! National Park Fireludl Nearly Ready Lethbridge's new No. 2 fire hall on 5th Ave. N. at 28th St. should be ready for occupancy sometime next week, W. L. Russell, fire chief, said Thurs- day. Work on the struc- ture is rearing completion and crews should be able to move in as soon as the building is functional, even though minor details remain to be finished, he said. Alderman Steve Kotch, who has been spearheading at- tempts to save the old No. 2 hall on 13th St. N., says no money is available to move it to a new location. If not moved, it will be torn down to make way for the nearly com- pleted Centre Village Mall. WIDE TIGER PAW With inner protective beftj for long mileage 70 Series Up to 2" wider tread than conventional tires. BELTED For more safe mileage and increased hazard resistance. Orange and Dual White Reversible. Size F7Bxl4. With Trade, EACH 35 .50 Your UNiROYAL Dealer KIRK'S mm TIRE SALES LTD. UNIROYAL IETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5985 TABER-6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C.-Phone 423-7746 MUSIC LESSONS- MUSICLAND-PHONE 327-1056 ;