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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THl lETHBRIUGl HERALD Thurwlay, Ausull 31, I97J Letter carriers reject OTTAWA fCP) 1-ctter car-1 convention here were opposed rlers reaffirmed a rejection of merger of. their imion tho Canadian Union of Postal V.'orkcrs Wednesday hut look lo amalgamation with the larger postal Iwcn reopened clerks' union. Debate had to smooth any feathers I Wednesday after requests from thai may have been 'ruffled by delegates that some discussion [heir decision A standin showed vote nearly two-Hiiro's of the 372 delegates at the Letter Car- riers' Union of Canada triennial tie permitted. Anti-merger dele- gates bad pushed through mo- tions cutting off any debate Tuesday afternoon. James McCall, CUPW prcsl- CTC cracks down on OTTAWA fCP) Tho Cana- dian transport commission lias taken a hard line on charter flights, issuing four new regula- tions to protect passengers from being stranded overseas with worthless ticket vouchers. Air Canada officials in Mon- Soviet union may lose naval base WASHINGTON (AP) Tho Soviet Union may soon bo forced to give up ils naval bases in Egypt. United States intelligence sources here say. Relations between tlie t'.vo countries have been rapidly de- teriorating in recent months and President Anwar Sadat of the United Aral) Republic al ready has told tlie Russians to withdraw their nir force and army units. Sources report a growing be- lief in Washington's intelligence community that the Russian Davy may soon follow suit. There havo been reports of a secret meeting in which Sadal told his subordinates the Soviet navy will leave Egypt. Officials here say they know about tlie meeting hut cannot confirm the reports. They say they are in clined to accept an earlier statement by Sadat that thi Russians can continue to use the naval facilities. Sources say there has not yet been any change in Russian uso of their naval installations at Alexandria, Mcrsa Matruh and the Gulf of Solum on the Lib- yan border. real said Wednesday they had eeeivod a telegram from the commission setting down new iml tougher rules for charter lights. The message was also sent to other airlines. The new regulations say air- ine carriers must prove they lave been paid for both the go- ing and returning portion of the :rips: that carriers nin.sl in- vestigate every passenger to nake sure he is n member in standing of the chartering irganization; that camera can jring back only those passen- gers they flew out of the coun- :ry: and (hat carriers are re- quired to provide a manifest showing all passengers and home address, their pass- port numbers and nationality. This document must be deliv- ered immediately after HIP [light has returned. The penalty for breaking the new regulations is reported to be loss of operating licence. MAXV STRANDED The telegram from the CTC lo Air Canada said llio new reg- ulations were issued "in of the present situation of stran- ding passengers at foreign points. Canadians stranded at for- eign points tliis summer in- cluded 150 tourists left in Eu- rope by a financial dispute be- tween a Montreal-based charter union dent, addressed tho letter car- icrs1 convention nELcr tlic W c d n e s d a vote against merger and said lie was heart- ened by a vole of solidarity [ram the letter carriers affirm- rig solidarity with tlic postal clerks in hnrgalniiiK with government for a new working contract, Mr. McCall favors merger. ojter Uecarie, president of the letter earners, who has called a merger told Mr. McCall after the CUPW president had spoken Hint the decision "In no way di- our strong lifts muter the Council nf Postal Unions." Tlic council bargains for both unions the federal govern- ment. 1'ASSKD I5ASI1.V Before Mr. McCall rose to speak In a standing ovation from the letter carriers, tho motion proposed by Bob McOarry of Toronto affirming solidarity with the CUPW was referral service airline, Balair. and a Swiss passed unanimously. Mr. McGarry. who has adver- tised liis support for merger to the delegates, is challenging Mr. DL'caric for the position of national president. After (It-feat of the merger proposal Wednesday, Mr. Mcflarry said he hoped the CUPW would not take the vote as a declaration of war. Ho said the result could be seen as a slap in the face for tho Coun- cil of Postal Unions' negotiating committee. The merger resolution had called for a study of require- ment1; and results of amalga- mation and a referendum on I he issue among the unions' 000 members witliin two years. Mr. McCall told delegates that the unions were pitted against "a dictatorial bureau- cracy in the post office depart- ment which says they must save penny with ma- chines even if it means taking it out of the employees' pock- ets." lie charged the government would try gradually to break Hie unions through job reclassi- fication powers given to indi- vidual departments. The delegates passed a reso- lution calling for super- NDP leader accomplishes life-long olitical dream I IUUUII JUI The charter referral agencies j bc made QUALITY DENTURE] CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dentil Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7634 I are outside federal jurisdiction and thero are no provincial regulations preventing them from operating. Such agencies often offer travellers cheap one-way tick- ets to Eurojie with vouchers to lie redeemed for return tickets at some point in Europe. When travellers try to ex- change their vouchers for tick- ets ho me, they are told the vou- chers no longer are valid be- cause the charter ticket agency no longer exists. Travellers then are faced with the prospect of having tc pay passage on a regularly scheduled flight, at a time when such flights are crowded. tiable item !n bargaining with the government. WANT ECONOMICAL SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION? 1972 LEMANS milcj REDUCED TO CLEAR 1971 CHEVELLE MAL1BU ____ 1970 PARISIENNE 2-DR. HOT. 1968 CHEV IMPALA 7-OR. HOT. 1968 1967 REBEL 2-DR. COUPE 8 oufomallc: 1965 FORD GALAXIE 500 2-DR. HOT. 1964 MERCURY Fully excellent unit 1963 CHEVY II 6 oufomQric 1962 PONTIAC 6 nuTomcJk VOLKSWAGEN All units fully winterized SOMMERFELDT CAR SALES 321 13th ST. N. PHONE 328-9444 T-ILM SOLDIERS TORONTOfRP) The Chevrons, members of tbe fjrsi Canadian Army division to see action overseas in the Firs World name came from red, inverted V-shaped live on in a docu mentary film created by group of young people to whorr the 19M-13 war Li distant his tory. "Tlic story of the Ret ChevroRS. has been, forgotten 01 never by most peopli outside military sait Robin Bell, 22. one of nine peo- ple pulling the film togethe under a federal Oppor tunitles for Youth grant. COQUITLAM, (CIO Dave Harrctt assumed I ho lead wit in n Ii f t-lon drca in nifcht as he ivatchtx! 20 years of Social Credit gov- ernment end and liecunio pre- mier-elect of British Columbia's irsl New Democratic Party [ovcmtncnt. "All my life I dreamed of tho day there would be n CCF or NDP government; that day lias the portly 41-ycur-old social worker told a news con- ference. He said ho needs a few days to transform the dream to real- ity, and will spend them on a fishing trip with his family. His immediate moves are choosing a cabinet and deciding when to call a session of the B.C. lature. Although Mr. Barrett said ho a week afio we were going to he admitted he "gave no previous thought" to form- ing a cabinet. The premier-elect catered liis lanada." He said it would In- clude measures requiring lull disclosure of campaign funds, iioth on the parly level nnd for individual candidates. Mr. Barrett also pledged to meet all previous commilments to repeal existing legislation. Gaglardi caught in NDP sweep KAMLOOPS, B.C. 47 39 W f.3 47 43 59 52 5Ii 53 .15 5! n 71 GS 71 Ixis Angeles.....90 71 Home.......... 77 55 Paris......... 71 57 H 71 72 Ki 6J 63 5t 74 61 72 61 87 91 77 76 70 7.1 7-1 7I> 79 85 T, Prc 52 46 Berlin..... Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 75 es 68 63 89 FORECAST: Txitbbriclge, M e d Icinc Hat, Calgary Today: punny. Highs near 70, near 45. Friday: Sunny. Highs near Columbia, Kootcnay region- Today and Friday: Sunny and a little warmer. Highs today and Friday 75 to 80. TXJWS !o- nigbt In the 40s. MONTANA Knst of Continental Clearing and cooler today with a few scattered showers likely southern border. Partly cloudy and a little warmer most sections Kridr.y. Higlw to- day fi5 to Lows tonight 40 to 50. Jligh.s Friday mostly 70s. West of Continental Mostly fair with little change in temperature today and Friday. Highs days 75 to 85. Lows tonight to 50. Having discontinued the Allfs Chalmers line of Farm Equipment, we have left one only To Clear At A Large Discount GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coult! Highway Soo Ken Dickion Ph. 32B-1 Ml OI-TICIAI, AS OP A.M. TODAY COIIHTUSY Ol-1 AMA All hif'Jiwr.ys briilgo (iisitict dry. In arc Ilif T.rlli. Ijnic nnn 1, Trans Cnnatla baro mid dry. PORTS OP ENTRY fOponinf! nncl Closing Could lifillis; P. ri in. Id miiiniyhl; Di'l R fl.lll. to 0 p.m.; liwj'.i'villc. H.C. ii.in. to inirlniftlil; H.C., liours; I'rjrlfiill R a in to miilnif.'hl; CJncl Monnlam 7 n.m. lr> JO p.m.; K a in. l'i 9 p.in. ;