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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THl LFIHBRIDO! HERAID Saturday, Detomber 18, 1971 Cup of Milk fund donors Koolenay Skyway hit by snowslides Did' would Ottawa defers resources decision VANCOUVER (t'P) The Salmo-Cresum .section of the Southern Trans-Canada High- way in the West Kootenay dis- trict w a s twice blocked by slides Friday. The first slide covered fee) of the highway in snow up to Hi feel deep near the foot summit of the Kootcnay Skyway forcing diversion of traffic by the way of Urn Koot- cnay Ferry crossing be- tween Nelson and Creston. Tlin second smaller slide cnnit! down near the summit Friday night, again halting traffic temporarily. Hope, B.C., was also hit, Tiie slides occured after a day of rain and thawing in the West Kootenay, which had sev- eral heavy snowfalls this month. Latta didn't hate iurv told Ar.onymous, Lethbridge The ZIpiJ-. Be.vlint) Team Kramer Family, Raymond Ncblefcrd snrt Laura Hermanu R. G. D 7. H., Lethbridrc Bill and Arleen Price, Letrj. Brink Family, Men arch Rrsk3m'5, Leih M.n. S. Aglsheff, Uth. 'omen's lefloue, Raymond Jlh Guldfi Co, Peterson's, Enchant Anonymous, Barnwei! Cvkslag Family, Milk River Blalrmcre Wm. BroadfcoT, Taber Staff of Barcns-Eureka Hcaltn Unit, Taber If. memory cf Mrs. Nan McLean, Mrs. Louise Harvle, Billy Atwood p D. Adams, AMochkota Family, Leth. Anonymoui, Cardston Anonymous, New Dayton Kasper Kambelti, Coaldnfs Anonymous, Iron Springs Jerry Kubik and Family, wrentham........ Netherlands Reformed "Tabilha" SI 85 TOTAL TOTAL TO 15.00 IS.00 20.00 20.00 20.00 35.00 25.00 WARDS RENTALS EDMONTON (CP) "Em- and hale" created by Bob Neville's relationship with oth- er women may have prompted a blackmail attempt and his murder, the jury in the non- capital murder trial of King- s-ton, Out., law professor Keith Latta was told Friday. Defence lawyer Cameron Steer of Edmonton mado the statement during hi.s summa- tion of the five-day trial. The jury of five women and seven men retired to study the evidence. Latta. 43, Is charged with the June 13 shooting death of the "fi-year-old Edmonton travel agent and separate school beard trustee. Neville, shot twice in the hack and once in the chest, was found in his downtown office on a Sunday after a pedestrian spotted his body through a win- dow. Mr. Steer asked the jury to remember that no one saw who killed Mr. Neville. j "Emnity and hate" are very strong motives for murder, but in tlie defendant's case, there is not, a "shred of enmity or hate in fact the evidence points the other way." he said. Mr. Neville's wife. Karon, had testified that nothing was said against Latta in her home, ho said. "I submit from Mrs. Nev- ille's evidence that it was com- j mon for Mr. Neville to as.w date with women other than his wife she apparently was forgiving of his lapses." Mrs. Neville had testified that she had been aware of the oth- er women in her busand's life and at one point had filed for divorce. But, "we came back together he was a fine husband and father." Mr. Smith read a letter from Latta to Mr. Neville that was seized from the accused's home in Kingston at the time of his arrest, about a week after the murder. i A reference to the "personal matter you phoned me about" referred to a telephone call by Mr. Neville to Latta concern- ing a blackmail attempt. An Edmonton police officer earlier testified that a man identifying himself as Latta had told him, in a long-distance telephone conversation shortly after the murder, of a black- mail attempt on Mr. Neville save depots I'.U'I, JACKSON Ili'riilil Ottawa Hnifail OTTAWA John Diefenbak- w wants the federal gov- ernment to help small commu- nities arctic ilieir cases against "wholesale closure" ot rail sta- tions on tile I'rairies. The former prime minister told the House of Commons that the government should consider providing smaller communities with expert counsel to argue their cases against Canadian National awl Canadian Pacific plans to scrap Prairie stations en masse. A high topic at the recent Progressive Conservative an- nual meeting here was that small communities lack the ex- pertise to battle against skilied executive lawyers in cases such as this. Mr. Diefenbaker, MP for Prince Albert, Sask., said pre- liminary meetings by represen- tatives of tlie Canadian trans- port commission are already taking place with CN and CPR officials who want to axe many small Prairie points. U.S. pressure resisted OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment's announcement that it will defer for at least two years any derision on a U.S. com- pany's request to flood a British Columbia valley lor power pin-- poses appears on the sin-face a local or regional affair. But authorities here say it is national. Moreover, it may be an important skirmish in the fu- tures of Canadian sovereignty it- self. With its decision In the B.C. case, informants say, the fed- eral government Is fending off for the time being a United (States which wants Canadian resources, particularly hydro and water, but also petroleum and base minerals. The fending-off period is said to be designed for Ottawa to formulate energy policy for the decades policy which, basically, will be to ensure Ca- nadian needs are looked after fa Canada and the U.S. have been taUring about energy re- sources off and on for several years. These talks are sched- uled to resume next year after a temporary halt for a study of more-immediate economic prob- lems. One sources said the U.S. tends to operate from the posi- tion that it has no energy re- sources left to speak of and is classing Canada's resources as "North American" or "conti- nental." Some authorities have said Canada's key question for the rest of tihe century will be how Canada, a country of 20 million, can hold off the U.S., a country of 200 million, from taking what Canadian resources it needs. In recent years, the Seattle Light and Power Co. has been seeking to raise tlie Ross Dam in Washington State to obtain more hydro. This would cause additional flooding in the Skagit Valley of British Columbia. Tlie Canada-U.S. International Joint Commission, which exam- ines questions of boundary wa- ters, was handed the problem in April by Ottawa and Washing- ton for a quick review. It reported Friday that more study is needed on the problem of measures to mitigate the ef- fects of flooding of a prime rec- reational area and that such a study would require at least two years. The Canadian government grasped this recommendation immediately and thus put off for at least two years any deci- sion about raising the Ross Dam. ENGLISH LEAGUE Division 1 Arsenal 2 West Brom 0 Crystal P 1 Leeds I 3erby 2 Everton 0 luddersfield 0 Southampton 2 jiverpool 0 Tottenham 0 Man City 1 Leicester 1 Sheffield U 2 Notts Forest 1 West Ham 0 Newcastle 1 Wolverhamptou 2 Stoke 0 Ipswich 0 Man United 0 Division JI Blackpool 1 Hull 1 Bristol City 0 Burnley 2 Cardiff 2 Watford 0 3 Norwich 0 Jharlton 1 Birmingham 1 2 Middlesbrough 2 jUton 2 Orient 0 Oxford 2 Preston 0 Portsmouth 1 Sheffield W 2 Queen's PR 3 Swindon 0 Sunderland 3 Millwall 3 Division HI Aston Villa 3 Bolton 2 3arnsley 0 Swansea 1 Blackburn 1 Chesterfield 0 Bournemouth 3 Halifax 1 Bradford 1 Bristol Rovers 1 Mansfield 2 Plymouth 3 Votts County 3 Walsall 0 Oldham 1 Shrewsbury 4 Port Vale 1 Wrexham 0 Torquay 0 Rotherham 1. York I Brighton 2 X To bless church NATAL The bless- ing of the new St. Michael's Church as Sparwood will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. Tha church will be blessed by His Excellency Bishop Em- mctt Doyle of Nelson, B.C. There will be a concelebrat- ed mass and after the cere- mony, coffee and sandwiches will be served in the new hall. There will also be a supper in UK old St. Michael's Hall at Natal for the visiting priests and Christians. SEND MILK TO STARVING CHILDREN Children of Assumption School, Lethbridge, recently donated to The Herald's Cup of Milk Fund. The money will buy milk for refugee children from East Pakistan. From left: Gordon Todd, Miss Mirella Di Sabato, Diane Coe, Elaine Boras, (presenting the Amelia Toplok, Michele Nikiforuk, Teresa Hanna and Lisa Coutls. Thank you children, for your wonderful donation. You are thoughtful and kind. Walter Kerber Photo. Christmas Shopping at liiEflR Just Received! Just in time for Christmas Gifting! What the camper, Viiker, climber, outdoorsman really CONTINENTAL TYROLEANS Now at McGUIRE'S Because McGuire's Make Things Happen! Continental Tyroleans ore crafted in Italy with unequalled comfort, support onrl footinq. If your man demands quality In everything He to outfit him for hik specialty you can't miss pleasing him with this great gift from McGuire'sl Open Till 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday! People Going Places f Shop WGUIRE'S S DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH Tri-connnunity chorus to perform at Milk River MILK RIVER (HNS) A Christmas concert featuring 8ie Tri Community Mixed Chorus be presented Sun- day at p.m. in the Erie Rivers High School auditorium. The chorus is composed of 65 singers from Warner, Milk River and Courts. The featured work on the program will be Choric Song by Alfred Reed. This selection is written for large chorus and concert hand. The community chorus will be assisted by the Erie Rivers High School Women's Chorus and the ERIE Concert Band. The EKHS Women's Chorus ill also present several selec- tions appropriate to the Christ- mas season. The ERHS Concert Band will present three selections on the program including the popular trumpet trio, Bugler's Holiday by Leroy Anderson. The solo- ists irill he Bernard Vornbrock, Bonnie Evans and Allan Cody. The other selections will be Home for Christmas by Morton Gould, and Symphonic Suite by Clifkxn Williams. All three performing groups are conducted by Charles Ilendrickson. PROGRAM MONDAY The Colitis Junior High Scliool Band and Chorus rail present a combined Christmas program in the school auditori- um Monday night at 8 o'clock. The chorus, directed by Miss Luanne Fairbanks, will present several Christmas selections. The 33 piece junior high school band will perform sev- eral varied selections. Tlie band is directed by Mr. Hend- rickson. strike EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government Friday or- dered compulsory arbitration to get students back to school in the Bow Valley School Authorities Association. At an emergency session, the cabinet called for the arbitra- tion to end a strike by 613 teach- ers in the seven rural areas near Calgary. It was the first time such a move has been made by tlie government in a labor dispute since a new labor act went into effect In 1970. Labor Minister Bert Hohol said he expects students, who have been out of class for 14 days, vrill be back no later than Monday. bw about putting a :w tax dollars back inhere? Save income tax now while saving for your retirement Up lo can bs deducted from your taxabia incomo when deposited in a registered retirement Bavings.plan. Call ROYAL TRUST today. Royal Trust 1 740 4th Ave. South, Lethbridge, Alto. 328-5516 Soccer results Division IV Aldcrshof 0 Gillinghan: 2 Bury 2 Southund 0 Chester 2 Workinglon 1 Crewe 1 Cambridge 1 Darlington 1 Reading 0 Doncaster 0 Scunthorpe 1 Grimsby 2 Barrow 0 Hartlcpools 1 Brentford 2 Lincoln 2 Stockport 1 Northampton 1 Newport 1 Peterborough 3 Exeter 3 Southport 3 Colchester n SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 3 Dundee U 0 Ayr 0 Falkirli 3 Clyde 2 Dunfermline 1 Dundee 2 Kilmamock 0 E. Fife 2 St. Johnslone 2 Hearts 0 Partick 0 Morton 1 Hibernian 1 Mothmvell 1 Celtic 5 Rangers 3 Airdrieomans 0 Division II Albion 0 Arbroath 3 Dumbarton 7 AHca I Forfar 0 K-rilh 1 Stirling 1 Clydcbank 1 IRISH LEAGUE Ards 1 Derry 2 Balfymena 1 Glentoran 2 Coleraine 4 Eangor 0 Crusaders 1 Glenavon 1 Distillery 4 Cliflonvi'.le 4 Portadown 1 2 Weather and road report ,ethbriclge ___ Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Edmonton Banff....... Calgary...... Peace River Prince George Vancouver... Penticton Saskatoon Swift Current Regina....... Winnipeg..... Toronto Ottawa-..... Montreal Quebec...... St. John's Halifax...... Charlottetown Fredericton New York Washington Los Angeles San Francisco Phoenix II L Pre 28 24 .30 33 24 .05 ..43 22 59 .25 2 22 18 .33 27 17 .39 25 01 22 2 39 33 .80 35 31 13 16 8 30 23 .08 24 11 -6 34 15 .02 23 6 .02 .25 8 .17 1 .01 32 25 .01 38 17 32 13 .03 .24 9 48 29 57 25 .03 69 50 56 45 62 44 59 37 38 33 50 48 Denver Honolulu Mexico City Rome Paris London FORECASTS I.elhbridgc-Medicine Hat Cloudy with snow, gradual clearing during the day; Highs 20-25. Mainly sunny Sunday; lows 10-15 above; highs 25-30. Calgary Cloudy with occa- sional light snow this morning- clearing during day; highs 20- 25. Mainly sunny Sunday; lows near 10, iiighs near 25. Kuotenay, Columbia Today: Cloudy wilh a few snowfhirries this morning. Sunny periods this afternoon. Winds brisk northerly in the main valleys. Sunday: Mainly cloudy with snowflurries in the evening. Highs both days, 25 to 30. Lows, 10 to 15. Inventory Clean-Up Specials 1959 Merrimon 23' Trailer 'wassey-Harris 1100 with cab D. Smalley mixer mill (complete] We're cleaning houso They must gc. Come in and our qualified staff will make you a cLal you won't be able to pass up. Make 1972 a great year, the General way, GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couth Highway Phone 328-1141 P.O. Box 1202 Lethbridge OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA conditions. Golden to Revcl- stokc, 71: im-lu's of new snow, plowed and fancied with somo slippery sections. Kadi- um lligliu.ty, 1 to inches now .snow, slippery spots. Banff Jasper Highway, I indi new snow, plowed and wilh slippery sections. Snow tires or chains arc re- quired fer travelling over Rog- ers P.iss, the Hanff Highway and all nslior.al park ski re.sitrt access rn.'ids. Highway 3, west from Fort Macleod to the U.S. torder, covered by a layer of packed snow, plowing in progress. All other highways in Lcthbridgc are-a are covered with a layer of packed BIIOW, but have been plowed and sanded. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff, snowing with slippery sections. Banff to Golden, plowed and canded wilh slippery sections, generally good winter driving POUTS OF F.NTHY (OpfninR anil rinsing Colitis 2-1 hours; Carway 9 n.m. to II p.m.; JVI linnila !i .in. In C. p.m.; Rooseville. R.C.'n n.m. to (i p.m.; KinfMulc, B.C., hours; Pnrthill llykorta 8 fl.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed. to 5 p.m. ;