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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOLDS ONE GIFT, WEARS THE OTHER laughs Santa C la Minister holds a box of disposable diapers (left! and Bryce places a fur-lined potty on Mr. Trudeau's head. The gifts were given to Mr Trudeau at the Christmas parly for Liberal workers Wednesday night in Ottawa. r .ins ram senate to deal -with govl. lax bill Air Canada employees, weather disrupt flights TORONTO (CP> A work-1 flight delays were averaging 1 to-nile campaign by Air Canada ground employees was causing flight, delays at Toronto Interna- tional Ail-port today but else- where across Ihe country no major disruption was reported. An Air Canada spokesman said there were long line-ups nt Toronto ticket counters and minutes but part of the problem was attributed to a passenger backlog from a heavy rain and wind storm Wednesday. Thirty-five of 100 flights were cancelled Wednesday at Toronto and schedules were also dis- rupted at Montreal because of the storm. One 747 jumbo jet Tax bill debate in final stages OTTAWA (CP) Commons debate on the government tax bill began its three-day dance of death Wednesday. Members have until Friday to make their final comments on the 707-page hill under a gov- ernment time-limiting motion passed by the House Tuesday. Opposition By 1'AUL JACKSON Ilci-alil Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA g Jaw) used acted into law, I feel we should test on their said Sen. i th-ir last words to condemn make it very dear to (he Cana- dian people that this very im Manning. 'ipeakin government use of the guillotine king about taxation re- rule to end the debate, while lie said, that Liberal MPs defended the mea- islation did form in gencr: the experience Canada has gained in the last few years ubout t proven v.x reform has surely that "sweeping" sure. Meanwhile, in the Senate, a war dance started by angry sen- ators last week continued about the brief period they will have to deal with the bill. The Senate won't receive the bill until and rather painful" pro- i through Parliament by Jan. 1. Senate Opposition Leader Jacques Flynn has said he the senate 1 best the hill can receive in the! changes in the entire tax struc- Senator Ernest Manning told I short lime it has in the senate lure enacted at one time is not the senate Wcdnwlay that by is consent. the best way to implement such asking it to pass the mnmmoih1 He said senators could not' reform. lax reform bill within ,1 period "lightly slough off the vospon- He told I ho senate that the j the government wants it of about four senators i ?ihiiity that nn c'-uh of j have been placed hi an "unten-' them to carefully analyze. Icgis- cess of analyzing Canada's tax- able" position. lation they have to vole on. alion system should have con- The government plans to' The Alberta senator sko said vinced everyone that dcficien- hand over the 707-page bill on the principle of enacting into cies could not re ironed out at Friday. It wants it approved law legislation of high impor-; one go. before the end of this year. Tlie tance, while admitting that it h "When it became evident senate, which doesn't sit on slill far from satisfactory from that tiie consequences of pur- weekends, would normally re-; the standpoint of contents and J suing this course were going to cess for Christmas the follow- j draftntanship, is fimclamenally' still further complicate the na- ins Friday. unsound. The former social credit pre- j "The government itself would move today to adjourn the Senate until Jan. 10, pre- venting it from dealing with the bill before (he new year. But there are only 19 Conserv- ative senators compared with 66 Liberals, one Independent Lib- eral, two Independents and one Social Credit and the motion likely will be defeated after brief debate. Also to be decided today is whether the Senate will sit Sat- urday and other extra hours to debate th: bill. Liberal senators Tuesday called for a conciliatory ap- proach to government demands and Senator Flynn indicated he would ignore the bill when it ap- pears Friday rather than trying to delay it. Senator Louis Beaubien (PC said Senator Paul M a r t i n, government Senate leader, should have warned the from Miami was diverted to To- ronto from Montreal because of ice and freezing rain. The adverse weather reached the Maritimes today where Hal- ifax was reporting flight delays and long passenger line-ups but there were no snarls attributed to the slowdown by the Air Canada ticket agents, airport workers and reservation clerks, who began working to rule across Canada Wednesday. Air Canada spokesmen in Hal- ifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Ot- tawa and Edmonton said the slowdown was producing no no- ticeable effect although minor delays might result in some cases. Tlie employees, members of the Canadian Ah- Line Employ- ees' Association, began working "by the book" at 3 p.m. local times Wednesday to protest a breakdown Monday in contract negotiations that have been un- derway since September. Havoc, caused In large part by bad weather, reigned Wednesday night. WAIT At Toronto, nearly 1.000 tired and disgusted passengers, carrying crying children, Christmas presents and luggage jammed into the airport waiting for flights. Some said they had stood in line for up te five hours to buy a ticket. But the tickets weren't much good until the late-arriv- ing planes landed and delayed flights were rescheduled. An association spokesman j said that under the work-to-rule Prison hostages freed unharmed BORDENTOWN, N.J. (AP) Tli' two hostages hrld by 100 rebellious prisoners at the Yard- ville correction centre were re- leased this morning after pris- oner grievances were broadcast on a local radio station, Gov. William CahiU announced. A spokesman said Cahill said that Ira Friedman, 31, a correc- tions officer, was released first. Then prisoners freed Assistant Superintendent Richard Seidl after the broadcast. Neither man had been harmed. The Werner's spokesman said officials were "in full con- trol of the prison." A prison spokesman said the only known damage were bro- ken windows and that there was no security problem. Attorney-General George Ku- prisoners alleged that a convict had been admitted to hospital after being subjected to "the Fascist tactics of police brutal- ity." The prisoners asked that the incident be investigated "by someone other than this institu- tional administration." No details of the incident were available. G. Thomas Durand, a state public information officer, said the only condition made for re- lease of the hostages was the publicizing of the stalement. Durand refused to say how the insurrection started. It came on the heels of the Nov. 25 takeover at Rahway state prison in which seven hostages were taken. All were released and the trouble ended after state officials agreed to hear gler said prisoners were filing j prisoner demands. hack into their cells. Tlie spokesman for Cahill said the governor intended to set up weekly meetings between pris- oners at all state institutions and the respective boards of managers, to provide an outlet for grievances. In Uie radio statement, the cabinet the Senate hart to have program duties would be car- the bill by Dec. 0 if it were to ried out "by the textbook be dealt Tith this year. I not cutting corners. No knowledge of blackmail lional economic and financial problems, it would have been mier told the senate that as far j knowledges that substantial i the path of wisdom to change as the hill itself is concerned amendments will be necessary, j course and develop a less dis- r in it is "inaccurate and mislead- i perhaps as early as Ihe next j ruptivc alternative." ing" to suggest Ihct senators! house of commons session, but bill of this nature i it still insists on forcing it into law prior to such amendments being made. techniques violate the basic principle cf sound and "It is utterly impossible for j proper parliamentary procc- us as a scn.ite'to discharge our1 dure. This is something Iht1 re.-ponsibility with respect to: nadLin people have a right to this bill by the end of tlie pre- know and to protest against.! proposed capital gains tax pre- sent vear. If it is to be en- can pass and give a bill cf such "ma? Hide and importance" the ex- amination it requires in such a short period of time. EDMONTON fCP) Two He suggested that tax reform women from tire life of slain should be undertaken a step at travel agent Bob Neville told ,ep a time, resolving one problem at a time. This would avoid widespread disruption. In his most vigorous speech in the senate to date, the form- I cr A'berla Premier aiso into an attack on Ihe agent Alberta Supreme Court Wednesday they of no at- tempts to blackmail him as a result of their relationships. They were testifying at non-capilal murder trial We have an obligation to pro-' visions. Christmas Shopping at men's UUERR icy Giving Is the greatest Christmas and it can be doubly so if you choose quality gifts from McGuirr's. ToVe one of our Cabretta Leather Coats for an example. Made from fine Austral Sheepskin it has a soft velvety finish great for men who expect the best! P.S. In doubt? Give him a McGuire's Gift Certificate available In any amount. the Of Keith Elgie Lalta, 43, of King- ston, Ont. The Queen's Univer- sity law professor was arrest- ed at his home one week after the June 13 shotting in Ed- mcnton of TVoville. a sepa- rate school board trustee well as travel agent. Crown Counsel W. J. Stainton tolct the court in his opening statements Monday that Latta had told friends on his arrival Edmonton in June that he was here to help Neville who, he said, was being blackmailed for his philandering with wom- en other than his wife. Maria Ban and Valerie Lane were asked by Mr. Stainton whether they had ever black- mailed Neville, whether either of them had a grudge against him, or whether they had In addition, she said she had I Testimony from crown wit- never heard of Westmount Tra- nesses Tuesday said that Latta vel Finance Corp. Ltd. All fi- j and Neville had dissolved their nanccd travel plans of custom- partnership early in 1971. ers of the travel agency went for financing, known of a blackmail attempt by anyone else. Both replied vehemently, "No" to each question. Both said they had had sex- il relationships with Mr. Ne- ville. When Mrs. Neville testified, she told the court she had been aware of other women in her husband's life and at one point in 1969 had filed for divorce as result of her knowledge. However, "we came back to- gether he was a fine hus- band and father." Mrs. Lattp also testified that to her knowledge there were no debentures owing against her husband's business, Neville World Travel Services Ltd., and that the business was fi- nancially sound. to the bank' she testified. A witness said Tue.sday that Westmount handled contracts for the agency's customers. Another witness Wednesday, Harry Kings tone, a London Life Insurance Co. Ltd. representa- tive from Kingston, told the court that Lalta had led him to as j understand Neville World Tra- vel was "a front" for a finance company which in turn was controlled by a holding com- pany. He also told the court that Latta had come to him on June 15. two days after the travel agent was killed, and asked for a formal letter stating that he held an insurance policy on Ne- ville's life. Mr. Kingston said lie com- plied with Latta's request. He added that he had been work- ing under the assumption that Latia was still a partner in the Open Till 9 p.m. Tonight and Friday Night! People Going Places Shop DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH B.C. man killed Cup of Milk fund donors travel agency. Store hours unchanged in Regina REGINA fCPl Rogina elect ore voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to keep stores closed on Mondays. The issue had been bitterly debated for months since a brief asking for six days of shopping a week was submitted to city council by the three major department stores in the city. Partial returns after the poll- ing office closed for the night showed a vote of to in favor of keeping store hours unchanged. CRANBROOK fHNS) -A The result left Regina ;.s nnc two-car collision b e t w e e n j of the last major cities in Can- neighbors has claimed (lie life j ada where stores are open only of a 42-year-old Cranbrook five days a week. man. Police said today Henry St. Jean died in the crash Tuesday near his home two miles from Cranbrook. The driver of tlie second car car involved, Hnrold Young, 41t was not injured. Opponents of the change had argued that Monday shopping would mean that small mer- chants might be forced out of j business because the extra hours would be a financial and physical burden on small Dawne Marie Atkinson, Blairmcre Anonymous, Lelhbridge L. Slipclor, urtibrldge Carmangsy Wr. and Mrs. G. Broderson, Vauxhair Anonymous, Lelhbridge Mr. and Mrs. P. Kroll, Blairmorp Mrs. Anastasia Shkuratolf, Blairmore In Memory of Win. Shclton "One Who Crosfcn Mary Thompson, Lethbridae Mr. and Mrs. E. Erieksoa Pincher Creek M. Nlelson, Carrtston...... A Friend, Bow Island 1967-1970 Grade Four Class Sunnyside Schonl Anonymous, BernwtTi Michael and Ro'jerl Taic. L- A. Linrtsell, Pincher Cr.' Mrs. George Lomas, Loth. Doug Cassell, Lelhbridge Mr. and Mrs. Cyril PcHlllon, Lflhbridne Anonymous, Maornth Anonymous, Lethbridne Mrs. 0. G. Cronkhite, New Daytcn ___ Ward pnd Gortiie Reid. Vulcan Tho Morency Children Blairmore 5. M., Leihbridoe Vern Baker Family, Picture Bultc R. A. Bateman. LethbMdge Colin Draper, Pincher Cr. I Fort Macleorl Mrs. Albert Clark, Taber Steven Stojak, Coirman 3rd Sparwood Brownie Pack, Sparv.'ccd, B.C. Grade 5 Puoiis, Noble Central School John Sawatsky, Coaldale Raymond Holy Name Society Dominion Rebekah Lodge No. 41, Lethbridoe UCW SB r.roun. Picture Butts Thomas Telford, Pincher Cr. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Thompson, Coaldalo W. Slinnerland, Picturp B-itte Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ell, Michael' Rnd Dans 'Pcrcliinikj Spar wood K. Poelman Family. Granum Mr. find Mrs. C. Dillenheck, Foremost Maqralh United Church Sunday School, Maorsth Anonymous, L.ethliridqe Anonymous, Nobleforri Anonymcur. Lethbrlctge Warner CWL McKillop Explorers, Anonymoot, l.ethbridjie Our ten children Staff of tlie Cardston Municipal HospHal Assumption Schno! Trust Account. Lethtridne Anonymous, Lethbridtif On behalf of Lahirnterv St, MichaTj and pllals, Lelhbridgs TOTAL........... Fire damages Raymond plant RAYMOND (HNS) Two fire units were used at 5 p.m. Wednesday to bring a fire un- der control in the main busi- ness area of Raymond. There was no one in Perfec- tion Chaffers, a small manufac- turing plant, when a passerby i officials said, but not 8 hurt in train derailment HONKER'S FERRY, Idaho (AP) Seven cars of a Bur- lington Northern passenger train slipped off the tracks in rugged terrain near here Thursday morning, injuring several persons, none serious- ly. 13N spokesmen said one per- son suffered a back injury and was evacuated by helicopter from the remote Kootenai riv- er canyon seven miles east of here. At icast two crew mem- bers suffered minor injuries, noticed lire fire in the office part of the building. A portion of the building re- quire immediate medical treat- ment. The 10-car Empire Builder, used as a warehouse, storage i en route from Chicago to Se- and contained electrical ap- attic, derailed shortly after pliances and furniture. midnight in northern Idaho hill Damage to the contents and country covered with 1? inches building, owned by G. N. Wells of snow. Cause of the derail- of Raymond, has not been esti-1 menl was not known imme- mated. t ditely. 1.00 2.KJ 3.00 3.00 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat I Edmonton Grande Prairie I Jasper Banff.......... Coronation Calgary..... Victoria Pent.icton Prince Rupert 1 Prince Goerge Kamlocps Vancouver Snskatcon i Winnipeg..... Hogina....... j Toronto...... i Ottawa Montreal...... Quebec....... St.. John's..... j Halifax Charlotldown Frederic ton Weather and road report Now York Miami Los Las Vegas 5UXRISE FRIDAY SUNSET II L Pro 5 -24 .05 4-29 -a -44 -15 -36 .f-2 0 13 .01 1 -Ifi .01 -5 -30 -1 -20 39 31 :ifi 12 30 5.0G 5.00 36 22 37 VI 50 43 40 21 30 24 23 -14 London.......... Berlin.......... Lctlibridge Today: Cloudy periods. Brisk wcslcr- Ik'.s n..-ar imumtaiTis. l.nws near zero. Friday: Snowflur- rics. Highs 15-20. Hat Today: Mainly sunny. Lows 10-15 be- low. Friday: Snowflurries. Brisk north westerlies. Drifting Higiis 10-15 above. _02! Calgary Mainly cloudy. _02 Winds Slii-20. Lows zero-five _01 i atjove. Friday: Snowflurries. .70 Brisk nortlicrlics. Highs 10-15 .55: above. .91 i Columbia. Knotenay To- 1.02, day: Cloudy with snow. Fri- day: Cloudy. Snow decreasing .41 i (o a few flurries by noon. A .52'. little milder. Highs today 15-25 .60 above. tonight 5-15 above. .20 i Highs Friday 20-30 above. 5.00 5.00 500 5 DO 5.00 10 nc 10.00 10.00 15.00 j 20.00 J !fi M 37.50 55.00 35.00 30.00 ItW.M 700.75 MR. FARMER GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Your exclusive Allis-Chalmers Dealers for Lethbridge and Trading Area offers "BEST DEALS "LOWEST DOWN PAYMtNTS "LONGEST TERMS "BEST SERVICE Coutts Highway P.O. Box 1202 lelhbridge, Alberta Telephone 327-3165 "Woody" Farmer Well known for his succulent Steaks, Woody has joined iCoum Chef feel fortunate In acquiring the servicei ef Why not drop in coon and onjoy one of his famous steaks in cur Dining Lounge. Open Man., Tues., Wed., a.m. p.m. Thurs., Fri., Sat., p.m. PROFESSIONAL BLDG. Acron from the Paramount Theatre Phone OFFICIAL AS AT A.M TODAY COURTESY OF A MA snow around the Morley Flats area. From Banff to Golden re- ceived a trace of snow, occa- sional slippery sections, sand- ed. (ioldon to Kevelstoke re- All highways in the Letn- bridgc area are bare with visi- bility very poor due to blowing snow. Highway 3, west from Fort Mac lend blowing to the snow B.C. urn! border, Crows Nest Lake sonic patches of drifting snow. Highway 1. Trans Canada Highway, from Calgary to Danff is bare and in good driv- ing condition with blowing ccivi'd light and drifting snow occasional slippery sec- tions, sanding operations under- way. Snow lires or chains are re- quirc-rl wlio.-i travelling ovc-r the I'ogcrs Ps'.s, through all National Parks and on all ski access roads. POUTS OF KNTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts hours; Carway 9 a.m. to fi p.m.; Dal Honita i) .m. In fi p.m.; Roosevillo, B.C. 9 a.m. lo C p.m.; KiiiR-Rale. B.C., 21 hours; j Porthill Rykcrts R a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. I Wildhorsc, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;