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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID December 1970 NORTH VANCOUVER CP An RCMP officer discovered capsules of heroin eaih Tuesday when he stopped a cm at a roadblock following a service station The driver tried io make a getaway while he w a s being questioned and during the en suing a brown paper bag containing 50 capsules of drug fell onto the rortyf our other bundles were found in the car and the RCMP said it had a street value of Michael Campbell of North Vancouver was re leased on a f t e r he ap peared in court on a charge of possession of narcotics for the purpose of Fuel from grain Nighthawk Gillespie stays awake GRANUM HNS Peter Gillespie of Granurn proved he was the nighthawk of the Luther League by going 40 hours without sleep during the recent wakeathon held by the Granum Luther League in conjunction with the Clares holm Luther The sleepless session started si 9 and continued until 1 40 hours later when Gillespie finally dozed Twelve contestants were sponsored by members of the community during their wak ing FEMALE BUTCH CA SIDY Robert C wife of New York collector and taxi flee proudly displays cartridge belt which has be come the latest fad to burs onto the fashion who wore the Belt to a black tie party recently thinks the belts are cute and amusing and says she feels like Butch Cassidy when she wears The painting behind her is en titled Flags and was done by Jasper Raise objection SPARWCOD HNS Re gional Distri ct of East Kootenay will send a letter to pollution con trol board chairman for Brit ish strongly object ing to Kaiser Resources being allowed to discharge effluent from its which began op eration this before a per mit had been granted by the pollution control ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan 3284095 Decoitx attends parley BLAIRMORE COT Bureau Marisa Decoux of Blab more represented the south Al Derta district executive of the Alberta Association of Reg stered Nurses at a provincia executive meeting held in the AARN Building at Edmonton 1 and Hockey trials SPARWOOD HNS Hock ey trials and team assignments are scheduled to be held at the Natal Arena from 10 to 12 noon There will be further trials on 15 and 17 in the eve The association hopes to have about four teams of pee wees ages 10 to 13 four teams of pee wee pups under 10 and perhaps one team of bantams 13 and Boys are asked to bring their equipment helmets and mouth juards are compulsory and el ow and shin pads are recom EDMONTON CP There should be more research into the feasibility of producing fuel for internal combustion engines from grain delegates to the annual meeting of Uniform said Delegates representing more than Alberta farmers ap proved a resolution endorsing such research after being ad vised the technique for using fuel from grain was wellknown Geriiiajiy during the Second World There are problems in that it is difficult to keep the fuel free from water and its use would require minor engine changes because it provides sliehtly less Delegates were told the Aus tralian government has ap pointed a committee to study the feasibility of making fuel from The meeting also resolved that the formed a year ago in a merger of the Farmers Union of Alberta and the Alberta Federation of Agri continue to urge the Alberta government to estab lish public ownership of elec tric power in the On delegates ap jroved a resolution asking that he federal government allow entire premium paid for lealth or the amount of bills actually to be used as an income tax deduc Unifarms insurance commit in a report to the conven said many of its recom icndations on automobile in urance were adopted early liis year by the provincial leg slatiVe committee studying the These included the concept lat automobile insurance lould be compulsory but that the choice of the insurer should e left to the Delegates were told that remiums for automobile in urance handled by co jerative insurance id not increase during the ear a decision based on new Arctic transport costs millions CROSS diplomat James Cross strolls in London Tuesday with his and Cross was released last week after being kidnapped and held hostage in Quebec by a Canadian tower in the background is Big CP The southern taxpayer will have to shoulder an in creasing share of the cost of improving transport facilities in the Arctic if development in the north is to the Arctic transportation confer ence was told Spokesmen for the ministry of transport said Canadian tax payers have poured mil lion into the north during the last five years for capital and operating These costs would be even higher in the I next five Only a few of the 250 settle ments in the Arctic had an air port although all could find one vital but a simple gravel airstrip would cost Maurice B a ri Quebec regional director of air services for the transport said that besides such rough air strips the Arctic needs five or six major hub These would have to de velop a community around each of them to attract good Baribeau said attempts to provide lateral air routes to develop the political unity of the north will have to be exam ined No more north south routes could be consider ed at this Surface transport would re quire its share of Woodward of the northern de velopment departments north ern economic development said million has seen planned for northern road construction alone by A large part of the money would go into the Dempsle Highway and the northern seg m e n t of the Mackenzie High way to provide a road connec lion with Inuvik by Th Inuvik connection would b timely for the probably con struction of a large diamete natural gas Leaded gas Tint iii Buffalo AP In what its sponsor says probablj is the first law of its kind in the United the Buffalo com mon council has moved towarc an eventual ban on the sale o leaded gasoline in the An ordinance 13 to by the council Tuesday requires all service stations in the city io have at least one pump selling lowlead gasoline by next The timetable further re quires that by all gasoline sold here be leadfree or have a lowlead By i only leadfree gaso line will be The measure was sent to Mayor Frank Scdita for his sig Give small businesses break treasurer urges Benson ederal breath test new provincial driver de aerit and the federal equest for price Unifarms board of their said the major ccomplishment of the or anization since its formation March this year was its suc In persuading govem ents and various agencies to ift their emphasis from pro ction to SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS ALUMINUM FOIL faet CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 190 ENO FRUIT SALTS large NICE N7 EASY HAIR COLOR By KODAK AX15R INSTAMATIC CAMERA OUTFIT SPECIAL 26 OTTAWA CP Canadas fi ministers Tuesday ended their annual twoday collective look at the state of the economj by persistently questioning feel eral Finance Minister Edgar Benson about his proposed taj changes and then agreeing to talk about them again in Febru The federal ajid provincial ministers will meet in Toronto in Among other things to be discussed will be a proposal irade Tuesday by On tario Treasurer Charles Mac Naughlon that a better break be given owners of small Canadian Benson said the proposal was interesting but would in volve It would allow a 50percent credit against in come taxes for any investment up to a year that a per son makes in his own Under Bensons propos contained in his white small businesses would be treated the same as big and would lose the lower tax rate they now Benson described the On taiio proposal as a tax deferral Dave provincial treas urer of said small Canadian firms needec such a but they shoulc aiso have a tax His definition of small businesses in cluded TALKS SECRET At these annual December the finance ministers take a overall look at ths discuss various fiscal proposals and give some indications of plans for their next The talks are be hind closed doors and refer ences to forthcoming budgets are regarded as highly confiden The ministers Tuesday de oted some time to talking about the federal governments vhite paper on social argely the monetary ederalprovincial welfare min Isters meet here later this week to examine the Finance Minister Raymond Garneau of Quebec said he hoped the federal white papers on social security and unem ployment along with two others involving social secu rity in will form the basis for a revision of the whole lie wants to take over responsibility for more of its welfare Finance Minister JeanMaur ice Simard of New Brunswick told the meeting that the eco nomic slowdown of the last three years appears to have bottomed economic indica tors seem to be pointing in every and there are still no firm signs of the re emergence of the strong growth were experienced from to He predicted that real economic growth in his irovince will be about per nsA year compared with per cent this Inherits estate AP Jo seph an elderly used to stop in at a local super market often to buy a few items and chat with one of the Pagano died last January at 85 and when his will was admitted for probate here it was learned he had left the Leslie his entire French melt1 VANCOUVER CP the president and founder of the Canadian Council of Christian and Jews says Canada will never become a melting pot of nationalities because there are five million French Cana dians who wont But we arc going to work predicted Rich ard Jones Our key to unity is to give our young people a chance to know each He told a service club that the council has an annual student exchange program be tween British Columbia and who renounced his United States citizenship many years ago to become a Cana chided Canadians who downgrade their The job of every thinking Canadian is to build up under standing among the various re ligious and ethnic groups that make up a he Honor roll SPAHWOOD HNS Spar wood Elementary School honor roll 4 Linda William Joyce enny Chatter Diane lydromako and Michelle Cozier Grade 5 Cheryl Karen Mc Linda Mar aret Maralyn Fehr and lichael Rybachuk Grade 6 Suzanne Howard nd Neil Cook Grade 1 Wen s Shan Janice Nancy Robert Aureli Sac John Rob rt Douglas oUeen Weather and road report A ABOVE 2ERO AT SUNRISE THURSDA1 SUNSET Lcthbridge 39 Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Edmonton Grande Prairie Rocky House 2 2 6 3 1 21 6 22 9 10 612 Maternity leave coming says Globe CREST TOOTH PASTE Family SPECIAL I Di o z oc ui I SOLARAY DELUXE SET N CURL HAIR SETTER 12 roller unit 249S REMINGTON 200 SELECTRO SHAVER SPECIAL OO95 YARDLEY GIFT SETS PRICED FROM 30 THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE of 200 CIGARETTES AM CASH ONLY REGULAR Ctn of Open 9 to 9 Open Sundays and Holidays 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 SUPER SAVINGS AT t YOUR AND REXALl DRUG STORE 702 13tli Street North Phono 3270340 TORONTO CP The Globe and Mail says the federal gov eminent will introduce legisla tion early next year providin mandatory maternity leave fo Bottles held gas court told William Evans will give his de cision today in the case of five Sons of Freedom women charged with unlawfully enter ing a dwelling with intent I commit an indictable Polly Polly Datch Polly Nasti Martan and Helen Markin Jleaded not guilty to the charge in provincial court The women were originally iharged with tlireatening to mm the Krestova home ot Ann wife of the Freedomite ects spiritual Stefan RCMP changed the harge before the trial RCMP officers tasUfinri they called to the Sorokin ouse 27 and were told ve women had entered the ouse while a party was being eld in honor of Sorokins 8th Police told the court the women carried bottles into the house and tests revealed they were filled with a mixture of coal oil and employees In industries under federal In an Ottawa dispatch the newspaper said Ottawa sources indicated Tuesday that the mea sure is expected to require ployers to grant women employ ees a minimum of 12 weeks of maternity leave and up to 16 weeks in certain The federal governments move to require employers to grant maternity leave will be one of a series of revisions to the Canada Labor Standards the story The code governs employ ment standards for more than employees in such indus tries as rail radio and televi sion Coupled with this move is the proposal in the govern ments while paper on unem ployment insurance to provide up to 15 weeks of benefit to women whose earnings are in terrupted by The story said the plans would go at least part way to meeting the recommendations on maternity leave in the report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women tabled in the Commons on Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Moose Jaw Thompson 41 22 16 4 43 26 10 16 19 10 1 17 14 18 4 19 5 39 35 13 10 34 21 Halifax 15 2 Charlottetown 16 3 Fredericton 1119 49 44 New 38 3o 73 70 Washington 40 35 Los Angeles 61 56 San Francisco 51 60 43 Las Vegas FORECASTS Lethbridge Today Sun Thursday A few 1 rt c Winds ly W20 and Lows 510 Highs Medicine Hat Today and Thursday Mostly Lows near Highs Columbia To day Mainly clouding over this Thursday Cloudy with intermittent Winds At norther ly becoming southerly 15 Thursdly Highs to day and 32 and 35 lows 15 oday and Wednesday mth a ew sunny Winds light Highs today in Lows to ight in Highs Wednesday Nixons old law firm was target say police SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS EXPECTS DEFICIT MEXICO CITY Rculer Mexico is expected to have a balance M payments deficit of million this Finance Hugo told reporters Tuesday NEW YORK AP Six per ions have been indicted charges that they plotted tc low up several incluc ng police stations and the lai irm where President Nixon wa mce a A grand jury returned the in lictment charging the he with conspiracy to commi attempted at empted criminal mischief am ossession of dangerous instru Richard called a recruiter for the radical Weath erman group by was held in State Su preme Court Justice Frederick Baker set bail at for the other Police arrested the group out side a First National City Bank branch last The defend ants had gasolinefilled contain with them and were plan ning to blow up the bank as the first of their police Oilier alleged targets of the group were two police the mathematics and science building at New York Univer the Bolivian and the law firm of Guthrie and which included President AttorneyGeneral John Mitchell as partners before the 1968 elec The indictment charged the defendants with planning to ob tain handguns and rifles as part of an escalating scries of at tacks against persons and prop erty in New York BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY lowcost allsteel building for allaround uses WINTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Todoy For Your Free Estimate GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273163 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Watched by saucer Australia Reuter Mineworkers at this desert town in tbe heart of Aus r a 1 i a s mineral prospecting areas said Tuesday that a flying auccr has lieen watching them t They said an orangc ndwhite object hovcrd and isscd for two hours Monday in ic sky east of the 500 rollca northeast of All highways in the Lcth bridge district are bare and diy and in good winter driving Highway J Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is in good winter driving condi tion with some slippery sec tions and traces of snow on the Banff to Hevclsloke highway has some slippery sec tions but has been plowed and BanffRadium highway has some new snow causing slip pery plowing and sanding is in Banff Jasper highway has some slip pery sections due to freezing Motorists are reminded snow tires or chains are re quired when travelling in any mountain PORTS OP ENTRY Opening nnrt Closing Cotllts 24 hours Carway 9 to li Del Bonita 9 to 6 9 to 6 24 imurs torthillHykerts 8 to Chief Mountain 8 ;