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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Friday, December 17, 1971 Irudeau blasts Tories II oljstruction OTTAWA (Cr^ - Priine Min-1 " . , . The text of pnid adver- j the government itself sold out to ister Trudeau jumped on the | lisements by affluent interest i affluent interest groups on the Conservatives Thursday with ; groups, seasoned with the latest' accusations that thev have been statistics from some mail-in obstructing tiie ta.\ bill debate j pressure campaign, then cooked without ever taking a real stand i for two hours in the heat of the on the bill itself. weekly Conservative caucus In his first speech during; meeting." Commons debate since last | Mr. Ti-udeau said that at least Way, Air, Trudeau called the in- the New Democratic Party had gredients of the Conservative tax policy: taken a stand on the bill. The NDP stand has been that WJKf ..... 30-DAY FORECAST-Central Canada can expect above normal temperatures ond precipitation in the next month according to the 30-day forecast of the United States Weother Bureav. Western Conado can expect below normal temperatures coupled with moderate precipitation while the east can expect below normal temperatures ond moderate precipitation. Students unhappy with school strike CALGARY (CP) - High school students in Canmore, Alta., are unhappy with a teachers' strike in the Bow Valley School Authorities Association. The students, among 12,000 who have been out of classrooms in seven districts since the strike began Nov. 29, have published a two-page news- 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. paper called the Flinky Tribune. Included in the paper are several classified ads outlining the students' feelings. "L 0 s t -o n e education. If found please return to students of Bow Valley school district." "For sale: One school, slightly used, complete with students. Teachers not included." "If you think this paper Is funny, wait until you see the exam results." The 613 striking teachers cover the counties of Wheatland and Mountain View, the school districts of Di-umheller Valley and Three Hills, and local boards in Banff, Can-more and Hanna. tax bill. The prime minister said th.s main Conservative complaint about I he bill is that they had I not had enough time to study it. I In a strongly partisan speech, Mr. Trudeau said the Conservative complaint that they could not study the biU during the summer was an admission of their own inefficiency. Copies of the bill had been distributed to all MPs and the opposition research staffs July 12. STRAYED FROM TOPIC The Commons debate itself had gone on for 49 days. During that time Conservative members had often wandered aimlessly on other topics. The Conservatives, Mr. Trudeau said, had shown the essence of fiscal irresponsibility by saying they were in favor of cutting taxes for some peoole but they were opposed to increasing them for others. Despite all the criticism, he said, the bill was filled with "relevance, fairness, growth incentives." The national debate on tax change had been going on since 1962 when the Diefenbaker government had appointed a royal commission on taxation. "The only thing in Canada that has dragged on as slowly in recent years is the heavy water plant started by the leader of the Opposition when he was premier of Nova Scotia." The Glace Bay heavy water plant is considered a political embarassment as it never has come into operation because of technical problems, despite the expenditure of millions of dollars since it was inaugurated. UNFAIR TO STA7VFIELD Robert McCleave (PC-Halifax-East Hants) said it was unfair to blame the hea-\'y water situation on Mr, Stanfield. Liberals such as Treasury Board President C. M. Drury, Pri^'y Council President Allan MacJEachen. and Gerald Regan, now premier of Nova Scotia, had been the first to adorn themselves with halos and laurels when an agreement was signed this fall to put federal fimds into the stalled pi-oject. As for the tax debate, he said it cHdn't matter whether the bill was debated for 50 days or .500 days, as long as it was dealt with properly. But the Commons, he said, had only dealt with about one-third of the bill, leaving the problems that would result to future Parliaments. Five in running for Thants' job THIS WON'T HURT - Dr. George Weinberger, of the Montreal Children's Hospital, takes a blood sample from the arm of Marian Levitt, an organizer of a project to detect the disease Tay-Sachs, which occurs almost exclusively among Jews of Eastern-European ancestry. Newspaper sold ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) -The News, Newfoundland's only morning daily newspaper, has been bought by a group headed by William R. Callahan, former resources minister, it was announced Thursday night. Edsell J. Bonnell, who purchased the newspaper Aug. 1, 1970, said the changeover was effective immediately. Mr, Bonnell said in a statement two associated weeklies also >vere included in the sale. Purchase price was not disclosed. on weapon use at trial EDMONTON fC?) - Two bullets recovered from the body of Bob Nevil.'e "could have been and probably were" fii-ed from a revolver found in the North Saskatchewan River seven days after the travel agent was shot to death, an RCMP coi-poral said in Alberta Supreme Court Thursday, Corporal John Dickinson of the RCMP ci-ime detoction lab- Plan cliaiige ill grade 12 exam marks EDMONTON (CP - Schools will assume a greater role in determining the final marks of Grade 12 students, the Alberta education department announced today. Effective next June, departmental examinations will form the basis for half a student's mark in all matriculation subjects, with the other half being determined by the school. This now is the practice in all subjects but pysics, chemistry and mathematics, in which fir nal marks have been awarded solely on the result of departmental examinations. Endorsing the change. Education Minister Lou Hyndman said that "smce learning is an individual process, it is appropriate that teachers in the schools play a responsible role in evaluating their individual students." oratory said the serial number on the .3'2-calibre Smith and Wesson revolver had been obliterated but after tracing the butt he found one- H8506. Corporal Dickinson was testifying at the non-capital murder trial of Keith Elgie Latta, 4.3, of Kingston, Ont. The Queen's University law professor was s^rrested one week after the June 13 shooting of Neville, an Edmonton travel agent and separate school board ti-ustee. He said of 18 expended cartridge cases found in a city bus depot locker by police, four had been fired from the revolver found in the river. Seven cases could have been and most probably wei'e fired from the revolver, two could have been and probably were fired fi-om the revolver and the other five could not either be identified or eliminated as being fired from the revolver. UNITED NA-nONS (AP) -The UN Security Council scheduled a closed meeting this afternoon to try to choose a new special representatives for the Middle East: Informants said the discussion and voting would not be limited secretary-general to succeed U j to the five. They expected that Thant Dec. 31. j one or another council member Diplomatic soiures said the I would propose Argentina's UN five permanent members of the council listed five nominees: Max Jakobson, Fuiland's delegate to the United Nations; Kurt Waldheim, Austria's UN ambassador; Felipe Heirera of Chile, former president of the Inter-American Bank Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, UN high commissioner for refugees; and Gunnar Jarring, the Swedish ambassador to Moscow and UN Cup of Milk fund donors CHRISTMAS GIFT TRIAL COURSES iv ACCORDION GUITAR DRUMS PRUEGGER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE LTD. for We supply you wifh an instrument for Christmas to place under tfie tree. LESSONS COMMENCE IN JANUARY Both children and Adult Couraet Give Your Chid-The Gift of Music 4 WEEK COURSE 6 WEEK COURSE 8 WEEK COURSE Remember we supply the instrument! PHONE 327-7524 Army womis damage paid to farmers EDMONTON (CP) -Cheques totalling about $250,-000 are being mailed to 5,000 Alberta farmers whose rape-seed crops were damaged by Bertha army worms last summer. Joe Gurba, head of the pest control branch of the provincial department of agriculture, said Tliursday farmers' claims are based on $1 per acre that has been treated with the chemical lannate to fight the infestation. Total cost of treatment amounted to $3.50 an acre per application. A quarter-of-a-million acres, mosUy in an area around Edmonton from Bomiyville to Provost, were affected. Payments of $1 an acre are also being processed for crops in the Calgarj'-Dnjmheller area treated last summer to counter a beet web woi-ni infection, he said. TJiese cheques will total about .^50.000. Qieques \vorih more than $500,000 are being sent out by the Saskatchewan government to fanners in that province whose crops were invaded by the army worm. An intensive monitoring program is planned by both provinces next year to count moths and give warning against an' other army worm outbreak. Mrs. M. Scott, Lettibridg� .. $ Anonymous, Burdett, . . Ethel Carruthers, Letlibrldga Anonymous, Taber Mary KIrwan, Lettibrldqe .. Terry and Kelly Iwamoto, Picture Butte ... A. A. Hubbara, Lethbrldge .. Grade Two Class o( the Lomond School ..... Lester Coates, Lethbrldge .. Baby Girl........... Donald, Shauns and Mario Harrad, Fernle........ Raffles off Christmas Decorations............ Sameshima, Coaldale ...... Pearl S. Nllsson, Lethbrldge Wee Julia Harvie, Taber Mrs. Frida Bachman, Warner Bill and Mildred Altwood, Raymond - Instead of sending Xmas Cards In memory of David and Bernlce Jespersen, Gerry and Girls Mrs. M. Cleland, Plncher C. Tony Zlllnsky, Taber . Mrs. Arnle MacLean, P. C. . Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ax, Creston .......... Christine, Robbie, Kevin and Nicole, PIncher Creek .. . The Vos' Grandchildren, Calgary & Leihbrldfle ... . Mr. and Mrs. P. T. M., Leth. Anonymous............. Mrs. Bruneau, Lethbrldge .. Nee Wono, Lethbrldge ..... S. Sirafehl, Lethbrldge ..... Brlf.n, Brenda and Barry .. . H. Brown, Lethbrldge ...... B. M. Z., Raymond ....... The Lees, Picture Butte .. . In memory of Dad..... Lloyd and Clara Anderson, Picture Bufte . . Dwight and Calla Lee Mitchell PIncher Creek Room Five, W. R. Myers Schoo' Taber . . ......... tst Ctiamplon Guide Co., Champion ... .... Mr. and AArs. H. Smith, Coaldale............ A. Chronik, Picture Butte ... L.A. To Army, Navy and Air Force Club, Lethbrldge ... The C. Murray Family, Picture Butte ......... Kubas and NIelsoti Family, Fernle, B.C......... Robert Strand/ Del Bonlta .. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zak and Boys, Coleman Anonymous, PIncher Creek . J. M. Christiansen, Waterton Don and Kim Lutch, PIncher Cranford Women's League, Cranford............ Anonymous, Leth ... Mr. and Mrs. John Millar, Taber . Mr. and Mrs. A. M. J. Leth. Christian Reformed Ladles Aid Granum In Memory of Mrs. Emma Landry ..... Rose BocidanowskI, Leth. Loroman Boys, tiaretholm Hutt and Billy Barr, Creston, B.C............ Anonymous, Lethbrldge .. .. Grade Five M.D. McEachern School, Bellevue..... Coleman Volunteer Fire Brigade, Coleman...... Anonymous, Fort Madeod .. Anonymous, LethbrldRe .. . PIncher Croek Duplicate Bridge Club, P. C...... 5500 Anonymous, Lethbrldge .. .. 15.00 William Johnston, Coutts . . iS-00 Sunnyslde Colony, Warner . iSM Total...............* 'JJ-'l Tetcl to Datt ... ... �. ...� M53.U I.OO 1.00 1.00 2.00 5.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.00 .i.OO 5.00 5.01) 5.00 S.OO J.OO 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 S.OO S.OO S.OO S.OO 5.00 S.OO 5.00 5.00 5.00 S.OO 5.00 5.00 5.55 4.00 i.M 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10 00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 to.oo Earlier evidence was that the ffinger and palm prints of Latta were found on _ a newspaper �nd a map seized by police from tlie locker where the cartridge cases and other articles wea-e found. Corporal Dickinson said he made tests of powder residue patterns found oai the green and white shirt worn by Mr. Neville June 13. He said patterns m the centre back of the shirt were compatible with patterns fixed from the Smith and, Wesson revolver at a range of! from sk to 18 inches. | Patterns found on the left i shoulder of the shhi, were compatible with ammunition fired from the revolver at a range of from 15 to 24 inches and patterns on the left chest and sleeve were compatible with those fii-ed from test ammunition at a range of from three to seven feet. Wednesday, two women testified they knew of no attempts to blackmail Mr. Neville as a result of tlieir relationships with him. Crown. Counsel W. J. Stainton had told the court in his opening statements Monday that Latta had told fiiends on his an-ival m Edmonton in June that he was here to help Mr. Neville who he said, was being blackmailed for his philandering with women. Maria Ban and Valerie Lane were asked by Mr. Stainton whether they had ever blackmailed Mr. Neville, whether either of them had a grudge against Wm, or whether they had known of a blackmail attempt by anyone else. Both replied vehemently, "no" to each question. The trial continues. RCMP arrest dangerous criminal FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. (CP) - RCMP have arrested, a man believed to be Timotliy O'Rourke. 40, who has been listed among tlie RCMP's 10 most wanted men since last August. A local resident identified a man who had been employed at a local l)usiness since September as O'Rourke. The resident had seen O'Rourke's picture on a bulletin board in the RCMP office. An RCMP spokesman said po^ lice are waiting for a fingerprint identification from Vancouver. O'Rourke is wanted in connection with armed robbery, forgery and uttering and car theft at Edmonton, Boisevain, Man., and Spokane, Wash. The arrested man appeared in court Thursday charged with possession of stolen property-a car r^orted stolen from a car lea.se company in Spokane. He was remanded to Dec. 23. ambassador, Carlos Ortiz de Rozas; former foreign minister Gabriel Valdes of Chile, vvho is director of the UN Development Program's Latin American bureau; and perhaps S. S. Ram-phal of Guyana. These sources said there might be votes also for two announced candidates who did not make the Big Five's list: Stair-ley Amerasinghe, Ceylon's UN delegate, and Ethiopia's minister of communications, Endal-kachew Makonnen. Facts imnted in resignation of principal INNISFAIL (CP) - The Students Union Association at the Innisfail High School has accused the Red Deer County School Board of hiding facts behind the announced resignation of principal Joe Stein. Jim H 0 u seman, students imion vice - president, said Thursday the union wants the board to explain what Mr. Stein had done wrong. He said the only explanation given was that the principal had overspent on the budget. Board chairman Patricia Blakely said the board is not hiding anything. Siiie said in an interview the board passed a unanimous motion Oct. 20 that Mr. Stein tender his resignation. She said Mr. Stein did not follow office procedures in ordering and purchasing equipment with the result he exceeded his budget by more than $7,000, Weather and 1O.0C 10.00 11.w 15.00 IS.OO 15.00 1S.07 20.00 50.00 30.00 Soldier charged in shooting CALGARY (CP) - A service station attendant was hit in the chest by a shotgun blast Thursday night, less than an hour after a man called police threatening "to take a few with me." A call to a radio station followed with a man saymg in half an hour "There will be a great big blowout." Thirty minutes later the a.t-tendant, identified only as a Mr. Petryshem, was shot and taken to hospital In serious condition from the southwest section of the city. Following the shooting, police converged on the area and a hnlf-hour chase through downi-town and residential streets be-! gan- It ended at a road block in northeast Calgary after police fired shots which knocked windows from the suspect's car. Police said William Morgan, who they identified as a member of the Canadian armed forces, was arrested and a charge of attempted murder was sworn. He was to appear in court later today. SUNRISE SATURDAY 8:23 SUNSET 4:32 H h Pre Lcthbridge..... . 3G 15 .. PIncher Creek ..... 31 28 .. Medicine Hat ...... 3 -3 .. Edmonton....... 16 -3 .03 Grande Prairie .... 26 14 ,03 Banff........... 16 8 .15 Calgary........... 34 20 .. Cranbrook ��..... 10 9 .. Victoria .......... 46 40 .13 Penticton .........31 26 .04 Prince George ..... 23 18 .09 Kamloops........19 18 .03 Vancouver ........ 39 34 1.13 Saskatoon.......-11-21 .. Regina .......... -14-20 Wuinipeg........ 5-18 Toronto .......... 45 28 Ottawa .......... 44 18 Montreal....... 46 18 Quebec .......... 40 9 S't. John's........31 29 HalHax ... ;...... 42 24 Fredericton .......35 15 Chicago.......... 39 25 New York....... 63 44 Miami.......... 80 74 Los Angeles ...... 66 41 .02 .03 .26 road report Las Vegas ........ 47 27 .. Honolulu......... 78 67 .. Rome.......... 46 28 .. Paris........... 34 23 .. London .......... 55 41 .. Amsterdam ..... 45 32 .. Moscow......... 18 14 .. Stockholm ........41 30 .. Tokyo........... 52 34 .. FORECAST Lcthbridge, Calgary - Today: A few cloudy periods. Snowflurrics in the mountains. Lows near 10. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. A little colder. Highs near 20. Medicine Hat - Today: A few clouds. Lows 5-10. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. Highs 15- 20. Columbia - Kootenay - Today; Heavy snow in some areas, decreasing to snow-showers by evening. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. A few snow-showers in the moniing. A little milder. Highs today 20 - 25 above, hows tonight 10 - 20 above. Highs Saturday 25 - 30 above. . FARMER . . . GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Your exclusive Allls-Chalmers Dealers for Lethbrldge and Trading Area offeri . . . **BEST DEALS * "LOWEST DOWN PAYMENTS **LONGEST TERMS **BEST SERVICE Coutts Highway Lethbridge, Alberta P.O. Box 1202 Telephone 327-3165 OFFICTAL AS AT 9:00 A.M. TODAV COURTESY OF A MA Higliway 3, west from Bur-mis to the B.C, boi-der, thin layer of packed snow, sanded. All remaining highways in the Lethbridge district are mostly bare and ui good winter condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff, 1 inch of snow, occasional slippery sections. Banff to Gclrlen, 2-6 inches of new snow, plCvV- ed and sanded. Golden to Re-velstoke, 15'/a inches of new .snow wilh a po.s.'^ibility of snow slides. Banff-Radium Highway, 2 - 7 inches of snow ovemighl, p.'owed and sanded. Banff-Ja.s-per highway, trace of new snow, plowed and sanded. Snow tires or cicins ai-e required v/'.ien travelli"" t'-'-iv'! the R-j-'-j.s Pa- r-d cn a'l i.'.i resort access roa'.ls. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 .m. to 6 p.m ; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Portliill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;