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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH SATURDAY NEAR 20 LetHbridge Herald i DECEMBER 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS I2 PAGES to create 9 JOYOUS MQMENTbriian irocps are mob href by joyous Bangle after entered Dacca following for teachers and trustees By JIM PULING EDMONTON Albertas and the school trustees who employ are licking their wcunds and remembering 1971 as one of the toughest vLiiis for contract Since there have been four teacher walkouts which have left about students without instnjc lors for periods ranging from minutes to three One of the walkcuif as been under way since keeping of classes in seven rural dis tricts in the Calgary Teachers across the represented by the powerful Alberta Teachers blame a new school act and regional bargaining for many of their The new Alberta School approved by the leg islaiuro in made working conditions negotiable items and allowed he boards to band together and negotiate as units for the first Lacked preparation The teachers say the school boards interpreted the legislation as meaning trustees could dictate working they the boards did not prepare themselves properly for the innovation of regional bar About teachers were affected by regional bar gaining when 66 school boards formed eight Three of the Battle NorthCentral West and Bow the unit now had The fourth strike was against the Calgary public school board which negotiates by a teachers association says teachers were prepared for regional negotiations but the trustees This is he because only one of the wages as a main The others wereover a variety of working The abused freedoms that trustees took made teachers says Donna ATA informa tion As a they went for consultation Stumbling block The consultation requiring boards to consul nn in working wa a tumbling block in ntaiA The boards claim ed the uerr trying lo a large slice of autonomy from s fhal all but one group of tfir tflTl rontracls now ahout of the prov inces teachers have consultation Connors says he interesting aspect of re gional bargaining is that all eight trustee units reject ed conciliation board he would be more understandable if had been the overriding averaging In1 Alberta teachers received a sixpcr ren increaM oi Art a frr llv Albert a Srlnvtl inn in ays I ho teachers resisted retinal bargaining as i matter of Tenehers receive Iheir guidance from their asso he and all the trustees wanted to do vus their own power I ho strikes made ho new progressive Conserva tive iovernmcnl slightly Kailicr in I he Valley Kdueation Mill Mcr Hyndman announced the gcvernnion liiig olf fti ivi1 cent of giMiihto the school boards in KDMONTON CP A ond oil extraction plant worth S500 million and employing could be operating in the Atha basca oil sands as1 the result of a decision Thursday by the Al berta Energy Resources servation The hoard Tburrday an application by Syncrude Can ada to produce bar rels of oil daily from an oil sands development 250 miles northeast of Market ing of a further barrels daily of residual fuel oil also was president of said Hial if the proval is ratified by the Alberta government the company could p ro c ecd immediately with final planning and An extraction plant now is being operated in the same near Fort by drcat Canadian Oil Sands owned by Sun Oi Complete operating and asso ciated facilities including a basic synthetic crude oil produc tion power pipe linos and general area improve ment would cost the1 company more fbn Spragins IHOVIDICS JOHN Between and work ers would he employed durirg the construe ion ex pected to begin in and jobs would hf nealcd when the plant became fully op erational in The Syncrude plant and ad ministrative and research oper ations would account for direct employees with the re maining employment generated in ancillary services resulting in an overal annual payroll of about SIOO Spra gins lie said the boards approval of the production level and re moval of the marketing restric tions on Athabasca oil sands production imposed in 1939 had been necessary if the plant was to be A smaller extraction plant was planned by the company in he but the rcl limit set by the government and a limited sales market made construction economically Woman dies of exwosure on valK GimiSHAW CP A 35 yearold woman died of expo sure on the sidewalk of the main street in this community of the RCMP reported Thursday The victim was identified as Shirley K i I g i k of 2f0 miles northwest of Edmon The said she was walking fro m one friends home to another Tuesday night in temperatures 20 degrees be low zero and drifting Siie apparently curled up in a hall and lost consciousness on the sidewalk and was covered with drifting snow and debris blown by Hie the RCMP Her body was discovered in the Police a pedestrian had passed near her on night but hd Ihonsht hrr eurlcdup body was only a pile of in collision n T t Six persons were killed md two se riously injured early today in a headon collision on the lliijmay alioul 70 miles east if Culgan One of the two cars involved was from Britih Columbia and the other was from Names were u Tin1 nrnivnvi on n lraijhl iirejrh f nhut ntlH UPJC IIIXTOX CP An arnwl uilli Onll in Ji up 1h Koyal lijinli of hw ew nation se From APREUTER The war between India and Pakistan ended with the new nation of Eangla Dcsh es tablished in East In 14 clays of fighting more than Indian soldiers had at least lhat many Pakistanis and uncounted President Agha Mohammed Yahyi Khun of Pakistan ac cepted Indias proposal for a ceasefire on the western front in the interest cf peace and stability on he ordered Pakistani forces in Wesl Pakistan to halt the fighting at 8 time set by India in a unilateral Only 23 hours earlier he had vowed to fight until all occu pied areas are t alien Prime Milister Indira Gandhi announced the ceasefire Thurs day after Pakistans army had surrendered in East miles from the western Oilicial sources in New Delhi said India suffered more than OTTAWA CP British Prime Minister Edward Heath arrived here at today for with Prime Minister Trudeau that are expected to deal largely with economic mat ters The prime ministers talks in being held as the Group of Ten meets in Washington on realigning world arc expected to focus on the inter national monetary and trade Trudeau and Heath arc to meet over lunch in Ottawa and again with Canadian govern ment leaders in the Hiath flies on tonight to Ber muda where he will be Nixons host at a summit conference Monday and Future relations between the United States and Europes en larged Common Market are ex pected to he the key point in the Bermuda casualties in the war on both and Of these were killed in the cast and in the THINK PAK TOLL HIGHER The Indian defence ministry says Pakistans losses are much higher than few doubt The future of Vahya Khans military is in lie had moved recently to trans fer control to and Hits trend gain impetus under such men as Z u 1 f i k a r Ali As deputy prime minis ter and foreign lie says Pakistan should have dem ocratic government STILL SOME FIGHTING There was some fighting still going on in East Pakistan de spite the of the East Pakistani in a for ma surrender at Dacca Thurs The commander of Indias eastern front said some Paki stani soldiers in cullying areas apparently had not received in structions from their headquar ters in Dacca and were still With preparations to switch II1 Dcsh government cperalions from Calcutta to Dacca under fbj new gov ernment announced these other moves declaration of a 12mile territorial waters declaration that judicial machinery would immediately be set up for the trial of col laborators with the Pakistani martial law announcement t h a t fricmily countries had been approached In supply tons of rice a month for some time lo conic to save the people of BangUi Desh from starva In other developments The Pentagon indicated that a navaJ force will remain in the Bay cf Bengal until it be comes clear to Washington that the JndiaPakisian war is over and Americans in Pakistan no longer are in An esti mated Americans are in most of thorn in the West well away from the com bat China announced that she will continue material assistance to Peking charged that the war is precisely a repeti tion on the Asian subconti nent of the 1903 Soviet invasion and1 occupation of Czechoslova OTTAWA CP Environ ment Minister Jack Davis said today that there must be more study of possible effects before any additional flooding of the Upper Skagit Valley in British Columbia is He told the Commons thai this position is the main recommen dation contained in a report by the International Joint Commis Proposals have been made lo raise the Ross dam in the stale of thus causing more flooding in the por tion cf the Skagit Davis said the commis sion found that raising the dam would flood 10 of Hie Ifi of the upper reaches of the fcitapit comprised the brst recreation area in thai part ff Ihn More than acres in Can na would be or JO per eeut of ho hrrt flat land in the Tie eon i also found the valley K an uncom mon and noiHvMorable area1 important Davis said the sinn did not have lime to esti mae costs of mitigating lh af Mor uiTx fnr niu I dam ib1 connni1ion should take up In thro1 Davis VICID ria and Washington will review the commission report and then discuss again the valleys fu Seen and heard About town r EE for an Inde prudent Canada repre Hob com menting on his political party affiliation I suppose Im more independent than any thing else Shciiii trying lo get a group of prc schoolers ready for a commenting I feel like a bead with its chicken cut off building a casket for Trrf Swilisrts pel SURRENDER SIGNING of the Pakistani signs surrender document in capita of East Pakistan on tefl is Jag jit Singh chief of the Indian east who signed for his Divide BONN Reuterl East and West Germany formally signed a transit agreement today regu lating access to Berlin from the K is the first major political agreement between the two states since the Second World War and is designed to end a perennial source of interna tional friction in the divided The thrashed out in protracted bargaining over the last was signed in the Palais S c h a u m bur Chancellor Willy Brandts offi cial by the two prin cipal State Secre tary Egon for West Ger and State Secretary Mi chael for East It guarantees unimpeded for travellers and freight traffic across Communist East German territory between West Germany and Allied held West The agreements will not take full effect until Big Four June icenther in Dweinhw OT YORK The temperature reached de grees lirre Thursday setting a record for the date and causing I he n a t i o n a 1 weal her service to issue an advisory it called in The previous record for was ft decrees in Normal midDecember t e m p e r a I nres herf average fi de powers sign a final The Soviet Union is to withhold its until the German Bundestag rati fies the SovletWest German nonaggression treaty in the After signing the Balir declared The step his been taken toward living peaov fully beside onr The next he is to conclude a general traffic between the two German and Kohl exchanged let ters in which they agreed as of West Germans no longer will have to pay individ ual autobahn and vis fees The second provides in place of individual the Bonn government will pay a yearly lumi sum of S7I million to permit West Germans to use the Berlin access 7 forgot your present of Milk Fund Keep the money coming Fails again AIM Parliiimonl 1 t a president ef ctiav en tlie ninth of balloting more clec lrrt MrKarhern Klemen SHuini in iidlrMir das IN romjilivl Mid licrip apart culniinatiou in in is drive lo the ciinxiil IvenKs Thank you so 11 They wanted lo the means so Others will children of Pakistan that they Jiolp really rayed 1 hopn heard fron Itiis eonlriliulion spur olli She u rites Kudosed please I you McKivver a money for Cup of lo uriling Mih an inlcicsling Milk Fund as the contribution The the Grade from the Uo clashes of eaincvl will buy a ft nf Tui ctips rf milk for the refugee clildrpn ff Hn jrniid of And ur vc pvnud f the junu list of individuals and or sec Page 2 are right behind this We hrpc lo light n We want to light il Christmas want to evevy Ixlpnl and did The ing cliiMrri ip aiv lhtt hristmas i all about over EDMONTON CP Tlie Alberta cabinet today imposed compulsory arbitration on a strike by rural school etchers and Labor Minister Her Mono said ho expects the students involved to be hack in class no later than In a news Hohol said teachers and trustees in the Bow Valley School Authori ties Association have had encusli time io their dif f ore I he students interests ran ru fuilh i b yn We ji the t foil c in He the failure to settle lie at hc local level is mo t tnf i tun ie The government action came after an emergency cabinet meeting called after the teach ers had for the sec end a contract offer by t U S The wont on 51 f k T Thurs c n M itf su 101 d the B I i u i i KJaibns ii d IK 01 77 p i i eject ed thr offer while Kio approved The strike affected elemen tary and secondary schools in ire cunis of WheMlaml and lUmniUun the school divi sions of Drum he Her nd Iliils and local hoards in and 11 Education Minister Lou Hyndman told a new confer ence tin he could see no rca scn the schools cannot re cpcn if the local jur isdictions can warm up the Hyndman said it was the first time the cabinet had im posed compulsory arbitration in any dispute since the new Alberta labor act went into effect in The cabinet decided to step in because there has at this a clear breakdown in He said liohol and tin cabinets education com mittee will be looking at pro posals and regard ing legislation or regulations in the school act and the labor act as a result of crisis WASHINGTON CP The finance ministers and central bank governors from the in richest Western nations started concerted efforts today to settle world currency with Canadas Finance Minister Benson stressing beforehand that action on trade questions is also Benson told reporters before entering the conference at the Smithsonian Institution that he couldnt indicate whether ho thought the Group of Ten could Kettle their monetary differ ences today or Saturday at the There will have to be some movement on the trade he referring particularly to United Slates negotiations and the Common countries over trade barriers to American A group of officials who held negotiations with their American Thurs day will eontinii1 Benson wnBr on snger PARIS Reutr Knter tainer Maurice is under roundt he clock waUh by sperinl camera and a battery of electronic equipment as lie lies ill in a Prris lios u III kidniy An artificial kidney also is at hand fur emergency 11MV SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS ;