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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HSRAID Wednesday, December 16, 1970 Bennett cancelled EDMONTON scien- tific conference on a dispute over the W. A. C. Bennett dam in British Columbia will have to be cancelled unless the Al- berta government can be per- suaded to retract an order pro venting civil servants from speaking on the subject, con ference organizers said today Henry R u s t e, agricultun minister, last month issued an THE PLACE FOR POLICE ACTlON-Paris policemen are lined up near street sign "Place Charles de top right, after it officially took that name Tuesday from "Piace de I'frtoile." The policemen were coiled out because the name-changing caused a demonSfraffon the pros and cons. LORAIN, Ohio (AP) Crew members of a Canadian fishing vessel seized Tuesday in Lake Erie by Ohio officials for fishing within Ohio's 4-mile limit were to appear today in municipal court on charges of fishing with- out a permit. Oliver D. Roach, enforcement supervisor for the Ohio division of wildlife, said the state would file forfeiture proceed in gs against the 65-foot tug, Liddle Brothers, and against its nets Tre" and whatever fish were on board the vessel. Ship captain Jerry Liddle, S3, and crew me m b e rs James Lamb, Robert St. John, Michael Mclnnis, Donald Simpson, Sam Ottley, Larry Balkwill, and Danny Balkwill, all from Wheat- ley, Ont., were released on bond each following their arrest Tuesday. Roach said the tug was spot- ted by a wildlife division air- craft 14 miles off the coast of Lorain and boarded by person- nel from an Ohio wildlife patrol boat Tuesday morning. He said more than 500 gill nets used for catcing perch and white bass were found on the boat, owned by Liddle Brothers Fishery of Leamington, Ont. He said the nets are illegal in most parts of Lake Erie, including the locations where the arrests were made. inter-departmental memoran' dum advising there would be no communication with the news media on any subject connected with the Peace River, Athabasca Delta, or Bennett Dam by department personnel unless permission was granted by himself or J. D. Henderson, (lie health minister. SENDS MEMORANDUM The memorandum said civil servants would not be permit- ted 'to take part in public sem- inars or debates on the sub- ject. The conference, sponsored by the University of Alberta, is to be held in January to examine the effects of the Bennett Dam the Peace-Athabasca Delta in the northeast corner of .Al- berta and recommend t o governments how to prevent similar occurrences. Scientists, some of them Al- berta civil servants, said in a study last summer that wild- life at the delta is dying be- cause of low water levels caused by the Bennett Dam in British Columbia. But conference officials sai :ince much of the scientific in 'ormation on the delta was in lie hands of provincial civi servants, who no longer coul speak on the issue, the confer ence will have to be cancelled The conference committee i :o meet Friday with Healt Minister James Henderson t ask that the restrictions be lift ed so the conference can pro ceed. "The inference people draw if the conference has t be cancelled is that the ernment has something said conference chair man Dr. William Fuller of th University of Alberta's Zoology department. We can't see anything dam CLERGYMAN KILLED One clergyman was klled and five others injured Tuesday when this car collided with a CN railliner near Saint John, N.B. All were returning home from the annual conference of Canadian Council for Supervised Pastoral Education The victim's name was withheld. aging in people reporting scien tific data." No forces cut in Europe OTTAWA (CP) Defence Minister Donald S. Macdonald told the Commons that the strength of Canada's forces in Europe would remain at men during 1971. He denied a suggestion from former minister John Diefenbaker tha the government had decided to reduce the force to bu had been dissuaded at the re- cent meeting in Brussels of the 15 member North A11 a n t ic Treaty Organization. SUPER SAVINGS AT THRiFTWAY DRUGS 01 K O M Qg g >ll SILVER and GOLD SLIPPERS B CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Sals, DESERT FLOWER HAND AND BODY LOTION 16-01. Reg. 2.25. APRIL SHOWERS DUSTING POWDER 5-ai, Regular 1.79 FOIL GIFT WRAP 4 rolls Regular 2.50 QQ 15 Si8 K -n _S a fa R 5 c n i 5 rol Reg. CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAP pack 1.98 CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAP 6 roil pack Reg. 2.98 a I fi' is n 1 K I any communications and more French-speaking plant officials Shortly before announcemenl >f the settlement, a union ipokesman had said the lan- guage issue had not been set- tled. Tuesday evening the United Auto Workers union imposed E news blackout, a traditiona: Scotty Suggests THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE Ctn. of 200 liVMKCI IC3 Open Sundays and Holidays 2 p.m. io 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For (bat rnnn on your Christmas Ust Dress Shirts by BVO ond ARROW In new stripes and bold new plain coiorj with double button or French Co-Ordinating In new Geomclric patterns. From our Gift Bar Cuff Wallets Colognes Tic Racks PIUS MANY MORE IDEAS IN DOUBT ABOUT SIZE? GIVE A 1 GIFT CERTIFICATE sign that talks are at a cruet point. Company officials agreed to the blackout and both sides re mained closeted in separate areas at the Royal York Hotel. They stayed in touch by phom and messenger. Company public relations offl cers were unable to say wha issues have been boiled down 01 how close the talks were to res olution. The union master negotiators met in caucus shortly before noon Tuesday and working all evening as the pros' pects looked hopeful. Leonard Woodcock, interna- tional president of the auto workers, brought back to the Toronto talks a parity proposal he worked out in Detroit witli James Hoche, president of Gen- eral Motors Corp., parent com- pany of GM Canada. WORKED ON WORDAGE The evening hours were spent working out the wordage of an agreement, and on final details of issues still rn dispute after the company's latest offer was rejected by the union Thursday. That offer proposed a base rate for Canadian assembly largest group of an hour plus a five-cent cost-of-liviug float. Cup of Milk fund grows Mrs. E. Gaskell, Natal...... Anonymous, Lethbrldge..... Mrs. Annie Kergan, Lethfaridge.............. Miss W. C. Osborne, Lethbrldge.............. icorge and Ncllli Daw, Lethbrldge.............. anonymous.............. 'irs. Mary Kovach....... Anonymous....... M. C. Grimes, Lelhbridge Bill and Edna Donick, Tafcer Anonymous Alex Sinclair Sr., Lethbridgi Mr. Eddie Kemple, Taber -ethbridge (Anonymous) _ .nna Hempel, Turin........ emory of Billy "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXALl DRUG STORE" 702 13lh Slrocl North Phono 327-0340 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS y MEN'S WEAR LTD, and Laura, Ulhbrldge Pansky and Family, Fort Macleod....... Mr. and Mrs. Dean Cotell, Coaldale............... cott and Dwlght Rasmussen, Lethbridge....... irs. J. Hitchen, Waqrsth (Anonymous) he Wagenaars, Lethbridgs lue Slsr Homes, Lethbridae and H Schrelner, Lelhbridgj.............. noovmous Irs. 0, Picture Bulls....... Ir. and Airs. L. Thompson, Kipp................... da S. Taber......., ow Island (Anonymous) Ir. and Mrs. J. F, MacKenzle, Lelhbrldgs ne Helping Hand Club of Kipp, Lethbrldge........ r. and Mrs. YV. A. Johnson, Lethbridge........... rs. Helen Papal, Lottlbridss Snowden, Lelhbridge..... ethbrliige (Anonymous) uthmirister Grace Marshall Unit, Lethbridpe Mrs. Edna Mndrce, Alilk Rivfir S. B. Card. Raymond Kappa Chapter Beta SiomB Phi, Lethhrldcjp Busy Islanders Social Credit Bow island Lelhbridge........ Tina Gregory, Beverly and Caroline Larln and Patsy Ritchie. Bcllevue St. Basil's Men's club, Lelhbridrin St. Augustine's Kvonlng Groijp, Lethbrldqe Ladies Auxiliary Io POE, Lethrridqe Kreft Brothers, Coaldale Spring Coulee Uniled Church Sunday School Christmas Service, Snrlnci Coulee 2.00 8.00 2.CO 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 S.OO 5.00 4.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 (000 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 lo.ra 10.00 defective heart valve with an artificial one. He was later re- ported in satisfactory condi- tion. Thirty surgeons, blood spe- cialists and other doctors were present for the surgery. The donated blood was re- quired for the distillation of what is known as cryoprecipi- tate, the factor in the blood which helps it to clot. The Midwest chapter of the Hemophilia Foundation con- ducted a seven-month cam- paign for donations of blood to Jyrch, who wnrks for the .Rock Island Railroad, where he is president of the Brother- hood of Railway Clerks. OBJECT OF RC1IP SEARCH Public help sought in police probe WINNIPEG (CP) ROVE? sought public assis- tance in locating a young man nd a middle-aged woman who vere passengers on CPU train Vo. 2 last Aug. 28 and 29. Police said they are looking or the two as part of their in- vestigation in the death of Douglas Hoy Phillips of Gold- I, B.C., whose body was found jeside the tracks 21 miles west f Moose Jaw. A coroner re- Krled Phillips' injuries were onsistent with those suffered in a fall from the train. RCMP released an artist's mpression of the young man, known only as Darryl, based on witnesses' descriptions. Tlie man was said to be 19-20 years old, 5-feet-ll inches, slin: build and weighing about 150- 170 pounds. He has medium brown hair, blue eyes, poor teeth and smoked a pipe. He was last seen wearing a blue denim jacket and tan colored jeans. He was carrying a well- iLsed brown fabric suitcase with stripes. He boarded Hie train at Banff and depai'led the next day in Winnipeg. The woman was described as I to 50 years old. She left the train at Brandon and went on to Souris, Man. Police said man known ss Darryl talked and afe with tile deceased and female pas- sengers, talking about hockey schools and junior hockey. Po- lice said he may have played junior hockey. Anyone having any knowl- edge of cither of (he two per- sons is asked to contact the lo- cal RCMP. Location for centre discussed j REGINA (CP) Secretary of State Gerard Pelletier con- ferred here with education ministers of the prairie prov- inces on location of a planned centre in Western Canada for the training of teachers of French. The federal government has promised to pay 75 per cent of the capital costs and 25 per cent of the operating costs of the training institute, Mr. Pel- letier said in an interview. The location has been studied for some months. Edmonton, Saskatoon and St. Boniface all have been men- tioned as possible sites for the school. Its size has not yet been determined. ''We need a new assessment of the Mr. Pelletier said. get "all levels of government and the Indians to sit at the same table to resoive their problems." Although Indians were gen- erally considered a federal re- sponsibility, their residency in provinces could not be ignored. The minister also said Brit- ish Columbia and Alberta have agreed to join a federal task force examining the ecological and social effects of the W. A. C. Bennett Dam on the Peace River in northern Brit- ish Columbia. Low water levels In the Peace River have been attri- buted to the dam along with resulting damage in the river's delta where it dumps into Lake Athabasca in northeastern Al- berta. The minister predicted that "next summer (lie situation will improve" and indicated the federal government is trying to persuade British Columbia to raise the water level in the lower portions of the river. Post office out of stamps PORT AU PORT, Nfld. (CP) The post office in this west coast Newfound- land community is advising customers that there will be a delay hi mail leaving here. The reason: The post office has run out of stamps. Weather and road report 'NOON 10 ABOVE -10 ZERO AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lelhbridge ........40..21..-0 Cranbrook.......36 26 Waterton Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Vermilion...... Edmonton Jasper Banff.......... High Level...... Peace River Gi ande Prairie 31 25 38 24 39 10 17 -1 15 -12 30 16 25 19 Rocky Mta. House. 36 Edson 25 loronation Calgary....... Victoria ?enticton...... Drince Rupert Drince George (amloops Vancouver 'rince Albert toth Battleford Saskatoon..... iwift Current Yorkton....... .loose Jaw..... legina Brandon Vinnipeg...... The Pas....... )auphin...... lorth Bay..... Tenora Thunder Bay .01 .02 46 43 35 31 40 29 31 38 46 0 3 5 31 3 10 -5 11 0 13 -4 9 -8 -1 -22 3 -19 12 6 14 9 32 28 27 .23 .57 Toronto Ottawa......... 13 Montreal........ 14 St. John......... 25 Halifax......... 23 Charlottetown .21 Fredricton...... 14 Chicago......... 40 New York....... 38 las Angeles......64 Miami...........76 Las Vegas.......58 Los Angeles......64 San Francisco 59 Rome.......... 41 Paris .............33 London 40 Berlin ............30 Brussels 37 Amsterdam........35 Madrid ...........31 Moscow ..........21 FORECAST Calgary Le'lhbridge-Mcdl- cine Hat Weather warning ".in effect. Heavier snow and. drifting snow Uiis afternoon and evening. Winds increas- ing to E 20 by late afternoon. Tonight: Blowing and drill- ing snow. Lows 5-10 above. Thursday: light snow and oc- casional drifting snow. Highs' 10 15 above. Columbia, Kootenay To- day: Cloudy with periods of snow. Thursday: Mostly cloudy with periods of snow in the Co- .umbia and East Kootenay areas in the afternoon. Highs wth days 20-30 above. Lows 10- 20 above. Thal'i Behlen width At a Savings what you get with Behlen frameless steel buiJdingt, i Curvet is economy king, Utility models in 38' to 68' Heavy duty model for grain storage ii 40' wide. iTOTfew. ilraighfwaM gives elbow with added strength 714" cor- gafion. Uliiity model and grain storage model both in 39' and 52' widths. Town and Country has flal roof. Ideal for gar- ff, fool shop, milking parlor.. 3" corruga- tion, galvanized steel or plastic color eoot- ing. in soon for full inform- GENERAL FARM Coults Highway IETHBRIDGE Phono 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA M.M 25.00 ft i Harold J. Templeton, ft j K in tlio 7 St. Shopping Mull Phono 327-2232 g I Toiai TO r 55.7! 35.00 Pontiff has flu VATICAN CITY (AP) Paul cancelled his sched- weekly public audience The wheel paths are bare in Marly all areas in the Leth- bridgc district. East and south of Lethbridgc the travel lanes very slippery. Banff to Golden new snow, plowed and sanded. Golden to few slippery sections, plowed and sanded. Creston-Salmo Highway has 8 inches of new snow, plowed and sanded. Motorists are reminded that _____i today because of an nltack of i influenza accompanied by a i hours: i'orthill-Rykeris 8 a.m. .iwn.nlsliglil fever. The pontiff is 73. are mostly bare with snow on the sltoulders. Highway 3, west Colcinan area. Three inches of new snow, has been plowed and sanded where necessary. Highway 1 Trans Canada snow tirts or chains ETO re" Highway, Calgary to Banff quired (ravelling in nny received 1 inch of new snow, I mountain area. I'ORTS OF ENTIIY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours: Canvay 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to H p.m.; Kooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to G p.m.; Kingsgate, 21 ;