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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE UTHBRIDGF HERALD Thursday, Deccmbor 9, 1971 MAKING POINTS AND WAVES U. S. Ambassador for start of another session of Paris peace talks. The U.S. William J. Porter points and Xuan Thuy, North Vietnam's and South Vietnam, in a hard-line tactical move, tried ciiief delegate, as they arrive at different times to pull the talks out of the deadlock but got nowhere. 111 OTTAWA (CP) A number j or Canudian-inndo Sabre jets operating with the Pakistan air force in the India-Pakistan war, government sources said "Wednesday i They are part of a 225-plane order built under licence for tbe German Luftwaffe by Canadair of Montreal in 1937. I Ninety of the fighters were subsequently sold by West Ger- many to Iran, with Canadian approval. Such approval was necessary under a contract provision governing sales to third countries. However, an uproar ensued when it was discovered Uiat the F-RG Sabres had been trans- ferred from Iran to Pakistan. That was in a year after Catholic Women's League provides altar rug for church SPARWOOD i HNS) The i from which tbe proceeds will Catholic Women's League will donate the rhar rug and tabcr- nac'c for the new cJiurch at Rev. Leslie Trainer informed the women that the "blessing" of the new church would take placfi at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19. Mrs, Teresa Lynk will con- be used to pure-base items fo the new convent and rectory at Sparwood. Following the custom of pre- vious years, members invited a woman to accompany her to the meeting. As several are newcomers to the area, they were introduced to Hie gather- vene the serving of refresh-- ments following the blessing. Games of whist and bingo Eita Lalonde and Mary ko- were played witb prizes going wall are in charge of a raffle to the winners. the last conflict. The transaction appeared con- trary to Canadian government policy forbidding sale of Cana- dian'arms to areas of tension. The explanation given by the Iranian government was the jets had been sent to Paki- stan for repair. SOUGHT RETURN Indian Foreign Minister Swaran Singh told Parliament in New Delhi Sept. 2, 1966, that Germany had informed India it had worked out procedures "to ensure and verify the return of these aircraft from Pakistan to Iran." Canada's external affairs de- I partment, asked to confirm that in fact the Sabres were returned i to Ira'i, said Wednesday that a j "certain number" apparently I are still in Pakistan. However, it was not known how many were in operation in the present hostilities. An offi- cial said it hasn't been possible to distinguish between Canadi- an-built Sabres and American- built Sabres also flown by the Pakistanis. Canada stopped selling war- plane parts to Pakistan several months ago, the department said. Sabres have been involved in th? air wcr brtwccn India and Pakistan since the outbreak of hostilities two weeks ago. The aulhoritalive publication The Military Balance, put out by the Institute for Strategic Studies in London, soys Pcki.'ian has eight squadrons of F-8fis. The Iranian air force, says the 1971-72 edition, has 20 Sabres, which are being re- placed. Finn seek s m, APPOINTMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE City Council recently passed a by-law establishing and providing for a Community Services Advisory Committee which shall consist of 5 members from the citizens at large. Interested persons wishing to participate in civic affairs by serving on this Committee are invited to write to the City Clerk, giving a short resume of themselves. Anyone desiring further information on this Committee may procure a copy of 1tie By-law from the City Clerk's office. JOHN GERLA, City Clerk 1BT n unon OTTAWA (CP) A Western Canada trucking firm sought Wednesday to have truck driv- ers who own and operate their own vehicles for the company exclydcd from representation by the International BroUier- hcod cf Teamsters. In a submission to Uie Canada Labor Relations Board, the U.S.-ownccl firm of Miller and Brown, Ltd., argued that the owners-operators are not em- ployees of the company. The firm, which operates in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, said it has ver- bal arrangements with 37 own- er-operators for their services. A similar view was presented to the board by lawyer Alfred Harris, representing a majority of the owner-operators. Teamster lawyer R. E. Cock- ing, however, maintained that in existing collective agree- ments the company does recog- nize the owner-operators as em- ployees. The hearing, resulting from an application for certification bv the Teamsters, continues. Canada works Wur community can work through Local initiatives CALGARY (CP) Alberto will not uittloduce a provincial estate tax when revisions of the feelers! lax system effect Jan. 1. says provincial treasurer Gordon Minicly. Currently, estates not passing between spouses are subject ;o federal succession taxes of which the provinces receive 7o per cent. But if legislation before the Commons is approved, such changes in property ownership will he (axed as capital gains and the provinces will lose their share of the revenue. Since 1SG7, the Alberta gov- Actress has baby (AP) Donna Ark-off, 20, Los Angeles, pre- sented her British pop-star busted. Mike Finder, with an e i K h t-pound four-ounce son here. eminent has rebated its share of the estate taxes to eligible estates. Mr. Minicly said earlier this week the provincial govern- ment is opposed to double taxa- tion which would occur if pro- vincial estate taxes were intro- duced on top of the capital- gains levy. The estate rebates have served as an incentive for per- sons with large estates to move to Alberta whore they escaped much of the succession taxa- tion. The current provincial budget has provided million for re- bates, but Mr. Minicly said tha government has not yet de- cided whether some form of in- ducement will be offered under the new lax system. HOME FOR NON-JEWS Thrj non-Jewish population of Israel at the end of 1970 was 440.000. The Local Initiatives Program is part of the Federal Government's Special Employment Plan. It is designed to encourage groups, organizations and municipalities to start worth- while projects like building a rink; or providing services for the elderly or handicapped; or improving substandard housing. Projects must give employment to people who might otherwise be unemployed and must be of a non-profit nature. If your community hasn't applied fora project, start some action now. Applications are processed as they arc received so it's best to move quickly. 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