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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, December 21, 1974 Contract signed by painters Canadian Pittsburgh In- dustries Ltd. Friday signed a contract with the union representing eight Lethbridge employees. The workers will return to the job Monday, said a CPI of- ficial. "We wanted a Lethbridge contract. We did not want a Calgary contract like Advance he said. The union, the International Brotherhood of Painters and allied trades, earlier signed a contract with Advance Glass. Work will resume Monday at Lethbridge Centre, which was shut down when other un- ions honored the glassworkers' picket lines. Resettled youths may support troops HONG KONG (CP) While the Soviet Union has deployed a million troops along the Chinese frontier, China has resettled a million young intellectuals in Heilungkiang province bordering on Siberia, Multiple voter fined KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) Lome Douglas Keith, 51, of Kamloops said he adopted the motto this year of "vote early and vote often." Thursday he was fined and prohibited from voting for two years after he had plead- ed guilty to voting three times in the recent Kamloops civic election. Keith said he hadn't voted in the last two elections and he had found his name on the voters' lists at three places during the election. He voted in the advance poll and two regular polls. Two die in mishap RED DEER (CP) Two men were killed and two other persons injured Friday after- noon in a traffic accident three miles north of Red Deer. Police said the victims were Gordon Wayne Deacon, 21, and Dean Walter both of Lacombe. the New China news agency said today. No explanation was given for the resettling of so many young people in the province along whose northern border with Siberia runs the Heilungkiang-Amur River where the Chinese and Soviet troops met in bloody clashes in 1969. Other observers believe the youths could be turned quickly into a reinforcement for Chi- nese troops defending the bor- der province. The same appears to be true in Sinkiang, China's northwest region bordering the Soviet Union, where the authorities have resettled millions of young intellectuals. Catholic jubilee VATICAN CITY (AP) When Pope Paul orders the Holy Door of St. Peter's basil- ica opened on Christmas Eve, the Roman Catholic Church will begin a Jubilee Year that may bring millions of pilgrims to Rome. That entrance was sealed after the last Jubilee Year in 1950, when 1.5 million pilgrims visited the city. Pope Paul has stressed the theme of reconciliation for this Holy Year and has repeatedly called on dissident theologians to accept papal and church authority. Womens' advocate among honored Money in the bank 1975 Canada Winter Games treasurer Robert Jacobsen, left, deposits a cheque for presented to the Games by Sport Canada representative Gerry Beau- dry, on behalf of the federal government. The cheque brings tc slightly more than million the amount presented of the intended million. The remainder is ex- pected within a month. Cow hearing adjourned The preliminary hearing of a Monarch man charged with harboring stray cattle was ad- journed in provincial court Friday until March 7. The hearing of Karel C. Roelofs was adjourned at the conclusion of the crown's evidence. At this point Mr. Roelofs' lawyer, Ron Jacob- son, made an application to change his client's preliminary to a trial. Mr. Roelofs had originally elected trial in Alberta Supreme Court and the preliminary was being held to determine if the trial was necessary. If Mr. Jacobson is successful in his application this would mean the crown's evidence presented at the preliminary hearing would be the beginnings of a trial in provincial court. Crown Prosecutor Art Larson opposed Mr. Jacob- son's application and Provin- cial Judge L. W. Hudson reserved his decision until March 7. Friday's preliminary was for charges that Mr. Roelofs harbored stray cattle of Blood Indian Band, Standoff, and Hinman Holding Ltd., Monarch between March 1, 1973 and Nov. 15, 1974. OTTAWA (CP) A long- time advocate of womens' rights, a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, a former Quebec cabinet minister and a scientist ali have been named companions of the Order of Canada. Also named to the order by Gov.-Gen. Jules Leger Friday are Pierre Berton, author and broadcaster, and Doris Ander- son, editor of Chatelaine magazine, who were ap- pointed officers of the order. The list -issued by Govern- ment House includes 65 Cana- dians, including four compan- ions, 20 officers and 41 mem- bers named to the order in recognition of their contributions to society. The four new companions of the order are Therese Casgrain, Emmett Hall, Claude Castonguay and John Tuzo Wilson. They become members of the top-ranking category of the order, limited to a max- imum 150 persons at any time. They are entitled to use the letters C.C. after their names. The additional four com- panions bring the total to 150. Therese Casgrain of Mon- treal, 78, was Quebec presi- dent of the League of Women's Rights from 1929 to 1942 and worked in a cam- paign to gain the right to vote for women in Quebec. She was active first in the Liberal party but later switch- ed allegiances to the CCF and NDP. She served as a senator for nine months, retiring from the post in July, 1971, on her 75th birthday. Emmett Hall, 76, was ac- tive as a lawyer and judge in Saskatchewan and served as provincial chief justice prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1962. He also served as chairman of the 1961 royal commission on health services. He retired from the court last year and now lives in Saskatoon, Sask. Claude Castonguay, a native of Quebec City, is an actuary by profession. He was involv- ed in the development of the Quebec Pension Plan and served as Quebec social af- fairs minister from 1970 to 1973. The 45-year old Mr. Casto- nguay currently is head of a Quebec government study of urban development. John Tuzo Wilson, 66, is a former professor of geophysics at the University of Toronto and in 1967 became the first principal of Erindale College in that city. He currently is director-general of the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Among the 20 officers nam- ed to the order, is actress Kate Reid, known for perfor- mances on television and in theatrical productions. She currently makes her home in New York City. Also named an officer of the order is former NDP MP Grace Maclnnis who served as member for Vancouver- Kingsway from 1965 until the July election, when she retired from politics. SPRING AWARDS All new appointees are to be invested into the order by the Governor-General at a cere- mony in the spring, the news release said. Officers of the order may use the initials O.C. after their names and members of the or- der may use the initials C.M. Participating in selection of appointments was an advisory council of Chief Justice Bora Laskin of the Supreme Court of Canada; Gordon Robert- son, clerk of the Privy Coun- cil; Under-Secretary of State Jean Boucher; Dr. Claude Fortier, president of the Royal Society of Canada; and Sister Catherine Wallace, president of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. Among the 41 new members of the order is Jim Coleman, of Toronto, national sports columnist for the Southam newspapers and broadcaster. Also named members of the order are Jean Carignan of Delson, Que., a fiddler who has appeared in concerts around the world but who also works as a taxi driver. And Andrew Briosi of Leth- bridge, Alta., manager of the Bridge Valley Golf Club. He is also an inventor, with several farm machinery designs to his credit. Varigray The Sunsensor lenses that darken and lighten automatically. The Comfort Lens. Open till p.m. Monday to Saturday (Thursday till 9 p.m.) OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO ST S LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3609 Royal f, "THE SIGN i. THAT SELLS" Trust REALTOR Bob Butchart Manager 329-4040 Peter Carroll 327-4859 Bob Coleman 328-5102 Stella Grismer 327-5656 Jack Wyatt 328-2432 Ray La Valley 328-7761 John Pietramala 329-0352 Gordon Pommen 328-6315 Phyl Kristiansen 327-4943 Lou Ouellette 328-7656 i W Rene Masse 328-5269 Dur new location Larry Bell 329-3534 914 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-7761 Pat Newinger Secretary Decide what you want we can help you" ;