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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THt IFTHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, December 10, 1771 Taylor chastises Tories for dismissing board hollies in mid inadequali te pruvision for Albcr- ive Conservative nakes inadequate a collection svs- legislation to h hy Roy Wilson. Social KDMONTON i CP i Thr ar- lion of the Alberta government Wednesday in requesting tin: resignation nf Ihe prm incc's ('omrminal Projierlies Hoard was condemned today In a So- cial CrelU opposition member. The cabinet can not so ens- jyl sneak out of its respon.sibil- itv." Gordon Taylor, former highways minister, said in a prepared statement. Dave Russell, minister of mu- nicipal affairs, said the request was made because the govern- ment was concerned about Ihe incomplete informal ion receiv- ed regarding establishment of a llutterite colony in the Verdant valley area east, nf Drumhcl- ler. Because of I be complexities of the Communal Properties Act, the activities of the Com- munal Properties Board are to be suspended for an indefinite period pending a government review of the entire situation Mr. Russell said. BIG MISTAKE Mr. Taylor, chasiisin; "intestinal fortitude" lo rectify n mistake il made, said appar- ently Premier Peter Lnuyher-cl and Mr. Itusscl] agree that the order in council I hi1 purchase of the land by Ihe Hutler'te href horn, WHS made without having full information. "Now, instead of rescinding the order, the right and proper tiling to do, it fires the board. "Full and final authority rests with the cabinet, not with the communal properties board. "The minister of municipal r Medical dean If AM ILTON ICP) Mc- .Master University announced today thai. Dr. J. FYaser Mus- tard, 44, lias been appointed dean of the medicine faculty, succeeding Dr. .John R, Evans. who becomes president of the i University of Toronto in July. affairs his whole mistake aside by viying thai the land iT-msfi'i- has a J a dy taken place ;tnd therefore the order cannot he rescinded." Mi- Taylor termed Ihe move as the act, intro- duced by the former Social Credit government, provides for a decision of the board to be appealed to the district court where ihc judge may confirm or reserve the board's finding. "The cabinet has full author- ity In rescind the order and. thus r'irrect its own Mr, Taylor j "Surely this government is no! poing to set up a smoke screen by simply firing the j board and then leave the dis- trict concerned to suffer the consequences of an ill-ad- vised cabinet decision. "If il does, this will tell all Alberians that it has lost all sense of responsibility." BROTHERS DIE IN SHOOTOUT Primo Marcelo falls atop his brollur, Basilio, after they were shot by police in Manila on Ihe terrace of on apartment building where they and their confederates held a family hostage for 48 hours. The brothers and two members of their 16-member gang were killed in a hail of police bullets. None of the hostages were seriously hurt. Charter service business good OTTAWA (CP) Tlie num- ber of travellers using charter air service rose 1AA per cent in UK? first six months of this year over the same period of 1970. The federal Aviation SVatistics Centre reported today the J971 six-months total was compared with in the previous period. The increase was in dramatic contrast to declines or gener- ally-slight rises in the number of passengers on scheduled air- line services at Canada's four major airports. But the charter total is stifl only a small frac- tion of total passenger volume. The statistics also show slight declines in the total number of passengers handled at Montreal and Vancouver airports. At Montreal, passen- gers arrived in the first half of this year compared with in the first six months of 1970. Arrivals at Vancouver were down to from Total Calgary arrivals were up 3.6 per cent to from Toronto arrivals were up 3.1 per cent to from Montreal showed the greatest percentage increase in arrivals of passengers using charter services for international trips. The 1971 six-months figure was an increase of 60.8 per cent. Calgary had a 38.4-percent In- crease to 9.614, Toronto charter arrivals rose 2.0.5 per cent to and the Vancouver total rose 4.7 per cent to BREAK OFF TALKS VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia Hospitals' As- sociation said that the hospital employees union broke off con- tract negotiations Thursday in- volving 10.500 workers. tem in proposed rimimati- non returnable hot- government for not having th- tic Credit parly industry spokes man, said here. Mr. Wilson, member of the legislature fur Calgary Row. praised the intent of the legis- lation in a prepared statement but said retail outlets, where space now is at a premium, arc not pleased with having to act as collection depots. NEW IVHUSTHY He suggested the government establish a system of collec- tion dopoLs. bottle plants and recycling plants by having pri- vate industry establish and op- erate them on a contract basis. The Alberta Commercial Corp.. a government agency, j could provide the new industry i with financial assistance by i way of loans, organization and management counselling. Mr. Wilson said the project would not only clean up the en- vironment but would create a sizeable number of jobs in bot- tle plants, metal processing plants and collection depots, as well as associated transporta- tion services. Maharajas stripped of pensions XKW DELHI 'API The, upper house of the Indian Par-i liamenl pave final legislative approval today to Prime Minis- ter Indira Gandhi's bill strip-, ping the nation's maharajas of j their annual pensions totalling ?fi.4 million and such princely privileges as tax exemptions on their properties, duty-free im- ports and free utilities. The constitutional emend went i also provides that a maharajn i will no longer he called "his highness" but will be addressed as plain The amendment now goes to President V. V. Giri for routine signature into law. It passed the upper house JB7 to seven and the lower bouse last week 381 to six. A year apo. the Supreme Court overruled an executive decree eliminating the princely class, saying the government could not tamper with their pen- sions and privileges because Uiey were a form nf property. 'I' hove were no Indirat.ion the maharajas would gn tn rourl again to fight Ihe new legisiat.ion. Development bank loans approved OTTAWA (CP) The Tn dustrial Development Bank ;ip proved SI96 million in loans li small businesses in il.s fisca year ending Sept. no. an in crease of 19 per cent over the previous fiscal year. The bank's annual report, re- leased Wednesday, shows tha almost half Uie increase went t< British Columbia businesses. The bank was established "b; Parliament in 1944 to help hnsi nesses in Canada, smaller ones, that could nst gc financing elsewhere on reasona ble terms. Last year British Columbia received the most million compared with s-tii.i million the preceding year. On tario followed at 549.7 million and Quebec at S34.8 million. All provinces received more loans except New Brunswick, where S3.48 million was loaned compared with million in the 1970 fiscal year. The S19G million total was div- ided among individual loans. Bolh the total amount and number of the loans were records. The bank bad loans outstand- ing or committed to 13.924 busi- nesses for a total of 5614.9 mil- lion at .Sept. 30. In its 27-yeai history it has made lo'ans, totalling SI.59 billion, to businesses. It wrote off bad debts of in 1971. Aick Lclal celebrates 90ih birthday BABONS Kick Lctal cele- brated his 90th birthday recent- ly. To mark this special occasion a dinner for family and friends was held at the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Letal of Barons. Mr. Lelal came In Canada from Kosljce. Chechoslovakia in 1929 lo farm al Haynmnd, then mnved to Barons in Iho fall of 1943. Since 1952. he has made his home at Letbbridse. 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Sinters LAGUNA OVAL SET Was 9.99 in our Chrislmos Caloloaur, 2.99 M iw.rl Ir, the sr.lion. Thr. I Can 1 JUICE hull Curvci. 8 Joiners. STORE HOURS: Doily a.m. In p.m. Tmirulay ontl Fddtiy 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 338-9MI. ;