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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UrHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, December 14, 1970 Tourism big money-maker says glowing ATA brief EDMONTON (CP) Tour- in its amial brief to the cab- Ism could bring the province million a year by 1985, re- placing oil and agriculture as Hie leading industries, the Al- berla Tourist Association pre- dicted today Present tourist promotion and accommodation facilities are "critically inadequate to meet present and future demands" and unless quick action is taken iiv.iv.-u ilHU tivji.iim 10 umv But to meet the potential a I areas will get the visitor larger commitment is needed Tllc bricf ]cisure from government and private investors the association said Children jiinip to safety EDMONTON (CP) Two youngsters jumped from their father's car Saturday moments before it skidded into a Cana- dian National Railways train 20 miles south of Edmonton. They were not injured and, railway officials said, then father, whose name was not released, was in satisfactory condition in hospital Sunday. It took more than one hour to free him from the wreckage after the accident on a rural crossing near New Sarepta. A railway spokesman said 30 passengers were taken by bus to Calgary while 10 were taken by taxi to Drumheller. They said the road was icy at the crossing and the driver of the car apparently saw the railiner and, knowing a collli- sion was inevitable, shouted to his children to jump. There was no immediate, es- timate of damage. tics are changing and travel is increasing. "People in the pressure-filled world of business, living in in creasingly problem-filled cities Heatli to visit Canada, U.S. LONDON (Heuter) Prime Minister Heath plans to carry out his scheduled visit to Can- ada and the United States this week despite the electricity power workers dispute, in- formed sources said today. The present program calls for Heath to leave London late Tuesday night on his way to Ottawa for a meeting Wednes- day with Prime Minister Tru- deau. From Ottawa he will go to Washington for talks with President Nixon Thursday and Friday. HALE f OPTICAL I J COMPANY LTD SJfiaSjT Gary Martih Dispensing rt Optician 307 6th S. 327-7152 OUT OF THE PARTY Ollirich C'ernik, former pre- mier of Czechoslovakia has been expelled from the Com- munist party, tiie party an- nounced in Prague Sunday, He had been a member for about 25 years and had been a minister in every Czecho- slovak government between 1960 and last spring. Mayor Jacobs, Mrs. Jacobs plan mission RAYMOND (HNS) Mayor Lyman H. Jacobs and Mrs. Jacobs have received an LDS Church mission call from Jo- seph Fielding Smith, president of the LDS Church, headquart- ers at Salt Lake City. They will leave this town for the west Australian mission he- fore the end of January, 1971. Mr. Jacobs was e 1 e c ted mayor of Raymond in October, 1969. There has been no announce- ment regarding his office. An announcement is expected this week. I are seeking in their vacation more peace, serenity, commu] ion with nature and are lookin at activities of a kind which the would not have considered a fe years ago. 'Snow and fresh air are vali able commodities we have abundance." The industry now brinj about million a year to A berta, the bricf said, with per cent of the visitors froi the United States and all bi one per cent of the remamde from within Canada. "Canada is very uncompel live in the world travel marke in the area of. package tours o all inclusive holidays. 'An easterner can ski mor cheaply in Austria than A berta." The association said priya business has the responsibili to improve facilities and se vice standards while the go ernment should foster a health environment for investmen build roads and park facilitie and provide adequate conserva tion programs. Other suggestions included: A government supporter plan to estimate tourist valu and forecast needs. Provincial support to prr vide cheap loans to hole motel, campground and traile park operators. Increased development o provincial parks and efforts I ensure national parks fulf their potential. Implementation of day light time in 1971. Relaxed liquor regulations Ships at side of burning freighter HALIFAX (CP) Two ship reached the side of a burnin freighter off the Nov S'cotia south coast today. Thi crew of the stricken vessel wa: still aboard. The rescue centre here said I :iad received a message saying the crew of the 239-foot Clart was abandoning ship, but a later message said the men were still aboard. A rescue centre spokesman said the number of men aboan was believed to be 17. The vessel reported at a.m. AST that she was afire about two miles off Shelbume, N.S. The coast guard lifeboat 10: and the Irving Oil Co. vessel Irving Beach were alongside the Clara. The rescue centre said It hat 10 details on whether the fire was extinguished or whether the crew would be taken aboard the )ther slu'ps. Christmas Shopping at men's LUtflR Our Sweater line-up is set for the Gifting Season and it's pocked with bright new There's wools, cashmeres, mohoir ond blends ihere's V-necks, Crew Necks and (he all-new Alpaca plaquel 3 button front with collar as All ifyled by your favorite sweater makeri a real all-star line-up. Come in and pick 'em out tomorrow! Wednesday p.m. Thursday and Friday till p.m. People Going Places Shop No passport Smith LONDON (AP) Britain refused a passport Sunday to the 21-year-old son of Ian Smith, K h o d e s i a n prime minister, whom the British regard as a rebel. Alec Smith, a law student, had applied for a short-term passport at the British consulate in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Nov. 14 and said: "I think Britain is a great country. "I told my father about my application, and although was not overjoyed he did not try to stop me." The elder Smith led Rhode- sia's breakaway from Britain five years ago and has proclaimed the British southern African colony a republic unde an all-white administration. The British foreign office sai young Smith's application was rejected as he "does not meet the criteria laid down by Parlia- ment in June, 19G8, for issuing of passports to Bhodesians who are not United Kingdom citi- zens." Trade across border market Thatcher says CALGARY (CP) Premie Ross Thatcher of Saskatchewai said Sunday a proposal for western "common market" be tween his province and Alberta Montana and North Dakota unrealistic. There was "no way coristitu Cup of Milk fund grows I l.( 1.0 2.0 A Pensioner, Lethbridge George Kllmow, Lethbrldge Mrs. F. W. Macklin, Warner Anonymous, Fernle, Anonymous, Lelhbridge, K. Farfus, Mrs. Lydia Sitck'el, Milk River, 4. Alfred McKay, Blalrmore, 4. Goerge Rowland, Warner, 5. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon King, Plncner Creek, S.M Anonymous, Coaldale, Edna McVeety, Coaldale, Miss F. M. Dixon, Pincher W. Slingerlsnd, Picture Jack Gladstone Family, Pincher Lelhbridga Paper-Curly S. Arlsman and Family, Lethbridge............... The Thlessen's, Lcthbrldge, Martin Jr. and John Oudshoorn, Lelhbrldge............ iranurn Studentts Union, Granum.............. Annie, Wall, Coaldale, Elizabeth Shields, Cardston, Frank and Helen Frey, Pincher Creek............... Mr. and Mrs. W. C. MeKenzle, Ktmberley, Paper P.A.H., Lethbrldgs Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wlshart, Mabel and Faye Duffleld, Pincher 20.00 Students of Winston Churchill, Lethbridge............ 33.01 nonymous, New Dayton, 25.00 Total 237.01 TOTAL TO DATE........ 3.0 5.0C 5.00 5.00 7.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 70.00 Social peace Pope's plea For Christmas VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope !aul, speaking in a hoarse called Sunday for re-es- ablishment of social peace vithin nations this Christmas. He made this appeal from the vindow of his studio during his unday noon blessing to a crowd in St: Peter's Square. He sounded as though he was uffering from a cold but Vati- an spokesmen said they had othing to report on the Pope's ealth. The Pope did not refer to any ation in particular, but obsery- rs said he may have had in mind recent social and political isorders in Spain, Italy and ther countries. VIessenger robbery shot OTTAWA (CP) Police Dday were questioning two sus- ects and searching for a third n the killing of an armored car messenger during a rob- jery Saturday. Robert .Cody, 31, was shot in le neck by one of three bandits ailing for him when he left the ffice of a Miracle Mart store in he west end with the day's re- eipls. SPANISH INTEUECTUAtS PROTEST BASQUES' TRIAL This is a general view of the sit-in by Spanish artists and intellectuals in the Benedictine Monastery of Montserat at Barcelona protesting the military trial of 16 Basques in Burgos, Spain. Police sealed off the monastery Monday in an attempt to end the sit-In. Expand economy chamber urges OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Chamber of Commerce called on tile government today o give top priority to economic expansion, in order to generate new real wealth for all Canadi- ans to share. In its annual policy presenta- tion to the cabinet, the chamber aid: "Growth alone may not -ure poverty, but poverty will most certainly not be cured without buoyant sustained growth." Venus landing 011 Tuesday LONDQN (AP) Soviet pace researchers in Moscow ay the Soviet Union will land n instrument capsule on Venus from its Venus VII pacecraft, the British Interpla- etary Society reported today. K e n n e 11 Gatland, society ice-president, said the Rus- ans have maintained contact rom the Crimean Astrophysieal bservatory at Yevpatoriya on he Black Sea since the ound ship was launched Aug. 7. Venus V and VI successfully nded four-month trips in May, 969, landing on the planet and ransmitting valuable scientific atn to earth, Soviet scientists aid. FLQ exile tells idie someday Pit be back'' MONTREAL wife i return to Canada some day. Mare Cai'bormeaii, one of Mrs. Carbunneau says in even persons taken to Cuba in ichange for the safe release kidnapped James Cross, says er husband promised he would men's UJERR on FIFTH STREET SOUTH MII5. MAI11E CAItBONNKAU an interview published here by Le Journal de Montreal that she talked to her husband by tele- phone Dec. 3, when the seven were flown to Cuba. Carboneau, separated from his wife for more than three years, called her from the Ca- nadian pavilion where Mr. Cross was turned over tempo- rarily to Cuban officials. "If I participated in the kid napping, it is because I loved vou and the Carbon- neau said. "Someday I will be back and maybe then you will understand." The 37-year-old former cab driver did not ask Mrs. Carbon- ncau and their four children to join imn in the trip to Cute. "Despite what be has Mrs. Carbonneau says, 'I hope Marc will come back some day. But I will never allow the chil- dren to go lo Cuba." She d e s e r i b cs herself as 'crazy" over C a r b o n n e nu. Their differences o f opinion were mainly political. She and her children live with her mother now. A. Gordon Archibald of Hali- fax, chamber president, told a meeting with Prime Ministei Trudeau and some of his minis- ters that the country needs clearly-defined economic goals stated in dollar terms, and a new agency to keep the govern- ment and the country informed on how well it is performing. "This nation's first economic objective is prosperity for all Canadian Mr. Archibald said. "This can be achieved only through the generation of the maximum amount of wealth and with the broadest possible equitable distribution of that wealth amongst our poeple." PRESENTS VIEWS He presented the chamber's policy statement, drawn up at its amiual convention last Sep- tember, supplementing it with a oral statement. The statement was given to reporters in advance of deliv- ery. In seeking balanced economic growth and expansion, the chamber said the government should see that its proposed re- vision of the Income Tax Act next year is favorable to the generation of new real wealth. It urged the government to consider "the total structure of tax reforms with a view to giv- ing top priority to economic ex- pansion, investment in Canada's growth and development, and increased employment oppor- tunities for Canadians." There should be a new body, as part of the Economic Council of Canada or associated with it, which will keep an eye on short-term economic trends and interpret them in terms of growth. The chamber also said IJie usefulness of the prices and in- comes commission should be re- viewed. SUPPORTED RESTRAINT The chamber supported the commission's call for prices re- straint in 1970, and though no agreement was reached with business and labor to set new criteria for restraints in 1971, the chamber does not believe run-away prices prevail next year. "There are some people who believe that business will in- crease prices if this (1970) agreement Mr. Ar- chibald said. "Such assumptions ignore the reality of the various competi- tive forces currently at work in the domestic and international market places. Under these con- ditions, business is scarcely in a position to effect many price in- crease. "In our view, the present vol- untary restraint program should be terminated and the remain- ing functions of the prices and income commission should be carefully reconsidered to test Uwir necessity." lionally the provinces could en- ter into such an he told a news conference. The proposal would have to be rati- fied by the federal government. The idea of a western "com- mon market was raised re- cently by George McCarthy, Montana's federal slate co- ordinator who was addressing the governor's Strategy for the Seventies conference at Great Falls, Mont. Attorney-general Edgar Ger- hart of Alberta said last week idea worth al- though any such plan would have lo conform lo federal im- port-export regulations. Alberta would benefit most from such an arrangement be- cause it is more highly indus- trialized than Saskatchewan or the two U.S. states, he said. Mr. Thatcher also said Sun- jy his province is rapidly emerging from a "unique re- cession" caused by a surplus on the world market of all of Saskatchewan's m a j or pro- ducts, including wheat, potash, oil and lumber. Saskatchewan had the lowest unemployment rate in Canada, mbstanlially less per capita than Alberta and despite mar- keting problems "it is definite- ly one of the 'have' provinces. The premier was in Calgary to address an Israeli bond din- ner. He also said that something must be done about the costs of duplication of services among j Prairie universities "or we'll be' in trouble." A report from a committee of the Prairie Economic Coun- cil revealed thai there are 80 to 90 classes in the prairie provinces with only one student and "tens of dozens" with three. Mr. Thatcher said he realizes that the ratio of professors to students needs to be high at tho graduate level. Many courses, however, could be taught at one university exclusively instead of at a number of universities. Consideration should be given to subsidies for students who want, to take a course not offer- ed at a university in their area. He said more emphasis should be given to basic cours- es such as agriculture. Saskatchewan already had more rigid controls over spend- ing in its universities than Al- berta did but Alberta perhaps could afford to be more gener- ous because of its oil revenues, he said. Mr. Thatcher has said that rapidly increasing university costs have caused general alarm in all three prairie pro- vinces and will receive top pri- ority at the meeting of the Prairie Economic Council in Winnipeg Friday. Montreal storm MONTREAL five- inch snowfall which blanketed (he city and suburbs Sunday was responsible for two deaths, hundreds of traffic and a major blackout in the suburban Two Mountains area. 9O ABOVE 00 ZERO AT Weather and road report 'NOON SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Calgary...... High Level Grande Prairie Edmonton..... Jasper Banff........ Rocky Mtn. House .41..27., 33 14 34 25 35 22 11 24 1 23 20 21 Penticton....... 31 24 32 10 31 18 44 40 -12 -22 1 -5 13 8 18 11 7 1 15 -15 Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw...... North Bay Regina Winnipeg Toronto........26 20 Ottawa......... 18 16 Montreal..........19 13 Quebec......... 20 12 St. John's....... 28 17 talottetown .23 12 Fredericton Minneapolis 11 .01 4 63 Miami.........83 Boston..........SO 27 .75 Los Angeles ......65 51 .16 San Francisco 47 44 .23 Las Vegas.......55 38 Rome.......... 37 50 Paris............43 47 London...........41 44 Amsterdam .....32 43 Brussels......... 34 43 Madrid ..........31 43 Moscow......... 23 30 Stockholm....... 30 48 Tokyo...........41 52 FORECASTS Lethbridge-Mcdiclne Hat Today: Mostly sunny. Winds .35-40. .Tuesday: .Cloudy.. Gusty Chinook wind continu- ing. Lows tonight 5-10 above, highs near 35. K o o t e n a y, Colombia Today: mostly cloudy. A few snowflurries in the Columbia sections. Winds increasing to southerly 20 in the main valleys this afternoon. Tues- day: mostly cloudy. Highs today and Tuesday near 32; lows tonight 15 to 25. FHE MOST RUGGED AND DURABLE HOG FEEDER ON THE MARKET -SIOUX- FECD-A-ROUNP Cemes in two 30 bushel and 45 eapat- ity. Equipped with 12 extra sturdy, extra 14 gauge Boiler Plate Red Lids. Extra extra ilurdy Red Lid! are thicker and 25 stranger than Hie ttandard 16 gauge lid. The -SIOUX- Feed-A-Reund It mounted on a one inch board ereosofed platform, and absolutely trouble free without iroublesomt agitators, and handles all types of feed, Including ground feed, with the same high degree of effi- ciency. General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TOE COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Loth- bridge district Ere bare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway I Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is in good winter driving condi- tion with some slippery sec- tions and traces of the shoulders. Banff to Revelstoke highway has some slippery sec- tions but has been plowed and has slip- and sanded. Banff-Radium highway some new snow causing pery sections, plowing sanding is in progress. Banff- Jasper highway has some slip- pery sections due to freezing rain. Motorists are reminded that snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling in any mountain area. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnrt Closing Coutts 24 hours: Camay 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.: Koosevillc, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate. 24 hours; I'orthill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain ciosnd. Wlldhotfc, S a.m. to 5 p.m. ;