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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Opposition wants repeal of 1969 language law BROTHERS DIE WITHIN HOUR John E. Smyths, 43 left, and his brother Roland, 40, died within one hour of each other in Mississauga, Ont. John Smythe, a teacher, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and died on his way to hospital. Minutes after arriving at his brother's home and learning of the death, Roland Smythe suffered a heart attack and died within an hour. Noise bylaw not enforced EDMONTON fCP) The city's noise bylaw is not being enforced because it can't be en- forced, Police Chief Fred Sloane says. He told the police commission that the bylaw, which came into effect Jan. 1 with enforcement beginning Aug. 9, "is not cap- able of being enforced until it is reconstructed." Harry Wilson, commission counsel, said there are techni- cal problems with noise meters. He said the difficulties in en- forcing the b y 1 a w revolved around factors such as wind, speed and surrounding noises which might affect the validity of meter readings. Barber school closes door WINNIPEG (CP) After 5( years in business, the Molei Barber School plans to close a the end of the year. The manager of the schoo said enrolment has been fall ing "since long hair came ink the picture." Seven years ago. the schoo had three locations in Winni peg, turning out 60 barters ev ery eight months. Now it has only three stu dents and a small shop on For tage Ave. The manager. A. E. Bonne toy said, "there's no money i barbering." a trade he entere( as a youth TOY BUYER'S GUIDE Buying toys for infants toddlers, who wont to make sure their Christmas present isn t a bust shortly after opening. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE MANY ASIKKICANS Americans and Japanese ac- counted for the bulk of foreign tourists visiting Taiwan during Hie firs! rijihl months of 11171. Friday, December 10, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 19 VISITOR INCHKASE Almost tourists visited Fiji in the first eight months of !St71, a 42-per-cent increase over (he same period of HIIJ.KIN KXI'OHTS 7n 1WO, more than billion of metals, minerals and mineral products were oxjKirtod by Can- ada to some 90 countries. QUEBEC (CP) All three opposition parties in the Quebec national assembly Wednesday called for repeal of or changes n a IfXiil law guaranteeing Que- bec parents a choice of English or French as the language of school instruction for their chil- dren. They took the stand in an edu- cation committee discussion of Biil 28, the government's propos- al to reduce the 33 Roman Cath- olic and Protestant, French and English school boards on Mont- real Island to 11 "neutral" uni- fied boards. Education Minister Guy Saint-Pierre said he was deter- mined to have the bill, which passed second reading Tuesday, become law before Christmas. Jean-Noel Tremblay of the Unite-Quebec party said that be- fore Bill 2B is applied, perhaps in 1975, the government should prepare legislation making French a working language in the province and giving it priori- ty status. He said that existing legisla- tion on the language of school instruction should be repealed. That legislation, known as Bill was passed two years ago by the Union Nationale government after a heated language and ed- ucation dispute in the Montreal suburb of St. Leonard. The Union Nationale changed its name to Unite-Quebec last October. The Parti Quebecois, mean- while, held a news conference Wednesday to announce it would introduce an amendment to Bill 28 removing the right of Mont- real Island parents to have the freedom to choose their chil- dren's language of instruction. Under its amendment, chil- dren already studying in Eng- lish and children whose mater- nal language is English would be free to attend English-lan- guage schools if their parents wished. But future immigrant Parly leader Rene Lcvcsquc told reporters the amendment would encourage the integration of immigrants into the French- Canadian community while res- pecting the "acquired rights" of English Qucbecers. Creditiste spokesman Yvon Brochu said his party supported the stand of the Parti Quene- cois. Immigrants should con- form to the majority in their choice of language and the laws should be changed to recognize this principle. Mr. Tremblay said that many children would have to French schools. attend groups had voiced concern over HID language issue in briefs be- fore the education committee, Opposition parlies apparently based their demands on Mr. Saint-Pierre's recent slatcmcnt that immigrant parents are still choosing English schools for their children over French schools in a ratio of nine to one. I The immigrant trend, com- bined with the province's declin-' ing birth rate, is seen as a long-term threat jo the status of j the French-speaking majority in j Quebec. _____ j Sky is the limit TORONTO (CP) The sky is the limit when it conies to the involvement in Canadian busi- ness opportunities sought by giant Mitsui group of Japan. said Mr. nmasaiia, wno tids 8 So Shinichi Funasaka.! been with Mitsui since he grad- "We want to look at joint ven- tures using Canadian labor, parts and materials in combina- tion with Japanese said Mr. Funasalia, who has the ne'w'prcsidenl of Mitsui and unlcd from school. Co. (Canada) Ltd., who is no stranger to this country. He first came here in 1953 as a travelling salesman for Mitsui nylon fishing nets. In 1956 he returned to Canada on a full-time basis, selling up a one-man branch office in Mont- real and seven years later, alter the Montreal operation had grown to 15 persons, he left for Hong Kong as general manager of Mitsui's Asian import-export back in Canada activities. Now he's working out of a posh modern office in Toronto's Royal Trust tower, and supported by a large bilingual staff and branch of- fices in Montreal, Calgary, Ed- monton and Vancouver. The giant parent company in Japan wants him to expand Mit- sui interests in Canada, which have so far concentrated on ex-; He added, however, thai such matters can't be expected to proceed immediately, since "we are waiting for the international monetary situation to settle." The 300-year-old Japanese company is deeply involved in joint ventures and other connec- tions with some of Canada's leading mining companies, and is also engaged with other Ca- nadian partners in automotive j ji assembling and sales. i Mitsui's olher activities in Canada are mainly trading and have been so since the company y opened a small Toronto head oi- i j, lice in 1955. I'; Mitsui imports uranium ore. i i. copper lumber j and coal from Canada to Japan and also sells Canadian non-fer- rous metals to other nations. ON CHRISTMAS TREES AND DECORATIONS FT. FULLY ASSEMBLED CHRISTMAS TREE 1 Diere construction. Just remove from the corton and decorate. Complete with metal jland. Reg. Sove ONLY 16.95 3.39 13.56 Derorati can be used lighls. Complete metal stand. EXTRA SPECIAL 6 FOOT VINYL CHRISTMAS TREE v'e, fireproof, Reg. Save ONLY 7.95 4.00 3.95 DELUXE 6 FOOT SCOTCH PINE TREE with nalur tree lighls plele with of use. Reg..... Save ONLY beauty Fireproof, ay he used, com- nd. Good for years 20.95 4.00 16.95 7 FOOT CHRISTMAS TREE fireproof, safe SO with lights, non gic. Complete wilh metal stand. Req. Save ONIY 20.95 4.19 16.76 Come Christ G-E OUTDOOR GLOW 25 LIGHT SET ido) Boauiify your home with this 36 ft., 25 lighl string ng. SPECIAL, NOW ONLY ,ee pur complete selection of Christmas tree decorations, I id, bells, artificial mistleloe, 2 nos wreaths and much more. ALL AT.................... 18 Car spa and 8.95 por MANY VEHICLES Wilh 5.2 million cars and 1.5 He has been told there is no million trucks and buses Texas s exceeded only by California I y vehicle registrations last j t and import trade. ceiling on the Japanese venture capital available through him. he said in an interview. 414 13ti St. N. FREE DELIVERY OPEN THURS. AND FRI. TILL 7 P.M. FREE Sno-Tires With Every Used Car and Truck to Dec. 25th FREE Sno-Tires With Every Used Car and Truck to Dec. 25tli NEW CAR SPECIALS 1971 DEMO'S 1971 METEOR RIDEAU 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP rjTd wilrTbrow'n vinyl roof. Stock No. 1265. Regular G.O................................. 1971 METEOR RIDEAU 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP 400-2V automatic, power sleering, power broke, radio, remote control mirror block heater, H.D. bot.ery, rear window defogger, deluxe wheel covers' G78xl5 W.S.W. red with black vinyl roof. Regular 1971 METEOR RIDEAU 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP USED CAR SPECIALS er ferider skirls, deluxe wheel covers, brown vinyl roof. Stock No. 1291. Regular G.O......... light gold color will, S3608 SOLD USED TRUCK SPECIALS 1971 FORD F350 ONE TON 1969 FORD 1 TON 360-V8, J speed, H.D. battery, ammeter and 340-6 cyl., 4 speed, radio. Pointed .yellow ond oil gauges, pointed proirie yellow. Stock No. 2024A. Reg. G.O...... Reg. G.O........ 1969 DODGE 1 TON 1967 FORD i TON V8 A speed, radio, green in color. Stock No. V8, standard, rr-dio, painted red. Stock No. 2097C. Reg. G.O......... 2034B. Reg. G.O....... SNO-POWER SHOCK ABSORBERS For Leaf Spring Susp Snowmobles Regular 28.95 1970 TORINO 1969 BUICK 2-DOOR HARDTOP. 429-V8, automatic, power steering, power brakes, radio, competition green iii color. Stock No. 1067D. Reg. G.O.................. 2-DOOR HARDTOP. V8, oulomatic, powsr steering, power brakes, radio, pa in led lima green in color. Stock No. 1157A. Reg. Free G.O............. 1969 MARQUIS BROUGHAM 1969 METEOR RIDEAU 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP. VS. automatic, uov. steering, power brakes, radio, oir conditioning, vinyl roof gold in color. Stock No. 1391A. Reg. Prce G.O.......... 1969 FORD GALAXIE 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP. 3VO-V8, automatic, pow, sleering power brakes, radio, lu tone lu quoisc ond white. Stock No. 2007A. Reg. G.O...... 1969 FORD GALAXIE 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP. V8, automatic, power steering, power brakes, radio, two tone blue ond white. Stock No. 2168A. Reg. G.O....... 2-DOOR HARDTOP. 302-V8, automatic, oow steering, power brakes, radio. Dark liloc color. Stock No. 1349A. Reg. Price G.O. 1965 FORD door scdon, 6 cylincirr, 3.O. 1969 PLYMOUTH FURY II 4-DOOR SEDAN. V8, automatic, power sleer- ing, power brakes, radio, beige in color with Ion vinyl roof. Slock No. 2148 A. Reg. G.O.................. 1968 PONTIAC 4-DOOR SEDAN. V8, automatic, radio, blue in color. Slock No. GP151. Reg. G.O................... 1966 MERCURY MGNTCLAIR 2-DOOR HARDTOP 390, oiMomotic, paw, strcr. ing, power brakes, radio, block in roior. Stork No. 1389B. Reg. G.O............... 1966 MERCURY PARKLANE 2-DOOR HARDTOP. VS. nutc-motif. nowor steering, power brakes .radio, red wild black vinyl roof. Stock Mo. J075B. Reg. G.O................. 1965 PLYMOUTH 4-DOOR STATION WAGON. VS. Mondurd, pow. er steering, radio, dork turquoise. Stock No. 2039A. Reg. G.O................... SERVICE DEPT. HOURS: 8 a.m. to Midnite Daily Except Saturday and Sunday 1718 3rd Avenue S. Ph. 327-5763 RVICE DEPT. 8 a.m. to Midnite Daily Except Saturday and Sunday ;