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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD August 1973 crews Fast expansion of economy brakes FilM mopping up in Montana OTTAWA The rapid cent in the first three founding 19.3 par cent to an i It sxpansion of the country's econ- imy braked sharply in the sec- quarter of 1973 after six ncnths of what Statistics Can- ada said had been able The second-quarter GNP rife s-as billion or three per compared with billion 4.5 per cent in the iirst quar- and increase mainly continued price in- Statistics Canada said Monday. The increase brought the 3NP to a seasonally adjusted annual rate cf billion. months of the year. the GNP's second quar- ter expansion both in current dollars and in real te.Mns with the inflation wrung out of it was one-third the growth of the first quarter. SEES SLOWDOWN The report came amid gov- ernment efforts to deliberately slow the economy with cuts in ledsral spending and higher in- terest rates to discourage pri- i vate borrowing and spending. I Exceptions to the general 1 slowing of t he economy large boosts in housing con- said both developments were due to ''unusua ly Lax refunds in the second quar- ter. the largest quarter than in the first component by 2.2 pe- 31.4 and 25.6 per cent re-1 an annual rate of to a billion an-1 compared an in- nual the report said. crcass of 3.5 per cent the A large part of the increase vious it said. j J lt- sharply annual rate of it said. net income of farm operators from farm production rose mare sharply in the second MISSOULA. Mont. I U.S. Fo ost Service oJ.'icials in western Montana say they i are concentrating on mop-up The GNP is the total value of siruction and farm the the nation's goods and services rep0rt but consumer including all wages ard sala- 1 on ries. corporate farm in- slowed markedly. reflected the prices of both livestock and grains and large subsidy pay- ments for wheat.1' it explained. Corporation profits rose 4.8 per cent to S13.8 much more moderate rate of in- crease than the 13 par cent in workers lop pay gov- 1 eminent and private industry Tiie big increase in with interest L the first the report I said ani were up per cent in I VICTORIA British first six months of this year j Columbia workers receive the home i compared with the first half 01 I highest weekly wages in Can- business pushing up toward 10 per value of machin- cent. appeared due to a severe ery and equipment and housing shortage in many After deduction for jjor running at the highest rate in 22 The steep gain in farm 1972 Although most forms of in- come increased more slowly in ada. Labor Minister Bill King said yesterday. The average B.C. worker was j A regional spokesman in Mis- soula said yesterday that mop- i up crews are working on the iTrl-Creek fire of about i acres west of Thompson Falls i and on the Caribou Mountain fire on the Montana-Canada i border. j firefighters brought in from other parts of the United States to help in the battle against Montana fires were being sent home after no new fires were reported in several days. the second personal i paid 5178.75 a week this year. i disposable income rose by 6.3 in- per cent for largest in- said Mr. compared with the national average of LARGE LAKE years and 7.7 per cent above a come reflected sharp price crease in many and a week. Figures are based on j Lake covering an vear economic growth in creases for food. i ratio of personal savings State-tics to May this year. 1 area of square miles and the second quarter shrark to1 '-Residential investment climbed sharply to per cent j Average pay increase for j with an average depth of 475 nine-tenths of one per cent in which had declined slightly from 5.3 par Statistics j the B.C. employee in the year j is the-world's largest body real terms compared with 2.7 two quarters jumped an as-i Canada said. was 10.8 per he said. of iresh water. 'Well Worth looking BoLAIffl-PERSPIRANT C SUGG. LIST S1.59 Bock-To-School CAREFRE TA TAMPONS SUGG. LIST _j_ Sale prices effective August 23 to September 1 Heitel Fragrance SOFTIQUE i scotch 1 Gnu BATH BEADS SUGG. LIST 5 oz. BATH OIL Sugg. Lilt 1Q 19 MACLEANS 50 ml Toothpaste I SUN GLASSES Trrie Mirk Htt'i br fOmit Ctrf. Red School DRUG STORE SPECIAL PADDfflRffltl 3DUOTANG COVES ONE VINYL FOLD FORS1.89 OVER CUPBOARD 149 I S2.24 VALUE cnn ci RQ Scotch Brand TRANSPARENT TAPE 1 SUGG. LIST 49cw. VASELINE Intensive Care Lotion ROLLS FOR SUGG. LISTM.75 Red School 500 SHEET REFILL M WITH INDEX-TABS i DIVIDER SHEETS m S'r'xir Ruled EACH SUGG LIST'199 MODESS FEMININE NAPKINS Regular 12's POROUS POINT PENS IQ by Write Bros. EA. SUGG. LIST 29- JIFFY MARKERS EA. Assorted Colours SUGG. LIST 49- Gillette iSUPER STAINLESS 5'i Sugg. List 79c NEW Bk 'Baron1 PENS O C RefillaUe Ball Point f EA. SUGG. LIST '1.29 BIC BALLPENS 139DOZ.or13cN. Sugg. Liir .19 CLAIROL FINAL NET Spray-on Hair Net BALL PEN bv Paper EA. SUGG. LIST 98- 8 oz. lift DUO TANG FILE COVERS C Package of six sues. LIST CLAIROL 12 ox. IHERBAL ESSENCE SHAMPOO IAW Bic Banana INK CRAYONS P k il 5 calw SUGG. LIST 93i- A School WimMiuriinillM. A EA. SUOO. LIST M.4S Qairol NICE'n EASY COLOUR SUGG. LIST'2.65 superl max Power Dryer WITH FIVE DRYING SUGG. LIST'27.95 BABY tjiinuii 8 oz. SUGG. LIST V Curity SUPER DRY DIAPER LINERS QQ 200's PACK '2.69 Family flee s war scene A Cambodian family rides on top of a cart piled with their belong- ings as thi3y flee their home near Phncm P the scene of recent fight- ing. Supremacy of Parliament curtailed by rights bill OTTAWA Mr. Justice Douglas Abbott lined up Mon- day with those who believe that passage in 1961 of the Canadian CURAD Ouchless Bandages SUGG. LISTM.75 SHAMPOO 7.9 or. SUGfi. LIST ALBERTO BALSAM Anti-Perspirant 9 ox. SUGG. LIST ANSODENT Dtirture Clftancr Economy Sizt SUGG. LIST ansodent Manner. LIGHT DRY 2 SUGG. LIST VASELINE Intensive Care 14 BEADS SAVE ON THESE AND MANY SPECIALS NOT LISTED ABOVE See adjacent advertisement for your nearest I.D.A. DRUG STORE WE RESERVE TIIE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES Your Druggists in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta LETHBRIDGE McCaffrey's Drug Store 418 13th Street North Phone 327-2205 Thriftway Drugs 702 13th Street North Phone 327-0340 BLAIRMORE Michael Finn Pharmacy Phone 562-2192 CARDSTON Temple City Drugs 271 Main Street Phone 653-3842 CLARESHCLM Claresholrh Pharmacy 4921 lit Street Phone 235-3050 COALDALE Coaldale Pharmacy 1721 20th Avenue Phone 345-3277 COLEMAN Coleman Pharmacy ALBERTA FORT MACLEOD Price's Rexall Drug 206 24th Street Phone 234-3093 PICTURE BUTTE Price's Pharmacy 339 Highway Ave. N. Phone 732-4431 TAKER Johnson's Taber Drug Store 5314 46th Avenue Phone 223-2233 VULCAN Mitchell's Pharmacy Phone 485-2012 Bill of Rights has given the Su- preme Court of Canada new powers to disallow legislation. In a dissent from the major- ity of Supreme Court judges in Jan appeal involving the status I of two Indian Judge Abbott my the Canadian Bill of Rights has substantially affected the doctrine of the su- jpremacy of Parliament. the supremacy of Parliament is but in practice I think that has been substantially he said. The 74-year-old former Lib- eral cabinet a high court judge since said he did not welcome the change. that is a matter for con- sideration by not the he said. Ever since tlie court struck c own liquor provisions of the j Indian act because they were I found to be contrary to the Bill cf leading legal author- I itics have argued that the court now cculd assume law-maMng I powers similar to its U.S. count- i erpart. j COURT BOUND I Former chief justice John R. j who -with Mr. Jus- tice Abbott and Louis-Philippe Pigeon dissented in the Dry- bones appeal dealing with li- later said the decision the court to strike down 1 any federal laws affecting the freedoms set out in the Bill of Rights. added poiver vdth Its cor- responding responsibilities has been conferred on all judges in this the former chief justice said. j Mr. Justice Bora who also disagreed with the court majority in Monday's decision on Indian women's said that the Drybones judgment de- cided that the Bill of Rights i took precedence over any other 'federal law which conflicted with its terms. He added that the Drybones while it dealt with a legal disability Indians suffered under because of their also could be extended to legal disabilities as a result of sex. Judge Laskin's views were supported by Mr. Justice Wish- art Spence and former Justice Emmett Hall wfo retired shortly after taking part in the appeal. Mr. Justice Roland speaking for the majority of the nine-man court said the Bill cf Rights cannot alter the powers given to Parliament under the British north Amer- ica Act. Agreeing with him were Chief Justice Gerald and Mr. Justices Ronald Wilfred Judson and Pigeon. Concluded Mr. Justice Ab- one thing I am the Bill of Rights will continue to supply ample grist to the ju- dicial mill for some time to Legal profession out of touch I VANCOUVER The I president of the Canadian Bar i Association Monday opened the association's E5tn 1 annual meeting with a plea for the legal profession to get back in touch with society and to keep in mind the sanctity of hu- man life. Louis-Philippe de Grandpre of Montreal told the dele- gates studying resolutions aimed at laws of the coming that while the profes- sional competence of members of the legal profession remains have remained less and less in touch with He said the Canadian Bar Re- view's recent issues eyeing the i legal profession in the 21st ccn- l tury give a taste of bilities in various j he emphasized that the although published by the does not speak for the association. this I wish to make it crystal clear that the Canadian Bar does not endorse the observation on jpage 131 of the March issue 'that the practice of euthanasia will one day or other come to be recognized and accepted by the law of this He that ques- tions such as that of mercy kill- ing must be aired and exam- ined by the public and must search out together the means of putting scientific a to work for the benefit of man- without pre.'i dice to that j basic and fundamental principle 1 called the dignity of ;