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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta JJ THt 1HHBRIDGE HERALD Wndnexlay, December 37, 1971 OLD AND NEW LEADERS Harold Cardinal, (left) who resigned Tuesday as presi- dent of rhe Indian Association of Alberta, sits with his successor Clarence McHugh at a news conference in Edmonton. Mr. Cardinal said he resigned because his poor relation- nhip wifh Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien hindered negotiations between people and Ihe government. ckfoot EDMONTON iCP> Gar-, Ordinal, 26. as president of Hie i until 1904 and was president of rnco McHusli vividly renicnv i Indian Association of Alberta the Indian association in 1956. hers the problems encountered i Tuesday, the 64-year-old former by Indian people who returned j Blackfcot chief recalled the from the Sccona World War as problems which were not re- veterans. Named j solved because the native peo- to succeed Harold pie unorganized. i "Today, the trend is for In- dians to unite to voice their rievances. particular Iv the Bail denied Forced to resign as chief in 1870 when he became the asso- ciation's second vice-president, Mr. .McHugh said "only tiir.e will tell what direction the as- sociation will take." The association has scheduled a meeting of all chiefs in Jan- .suspects in "it o; case people and we arc uoing j uary and "we have asked them j to see a much stronger organi- j to tell us how we can serve i zation across the count.rv to i them best." sUmri up for our lie iold a news conference. Admitting the association was having financial difficulty, he EDMONTON' (CP) the organization was the was denied Tuesday for seven i "strongest it's ever been ajid Colorado residents who are will get stronger." pc-heduJed to appear in court j The staff of about 70 has Jan. M for preliminary hear- been cut to 24 and they will ing of charges laid after j help to organize the associa- milh'on worth of hashish was tion. he said. seized last week. Mr. Justice S. S. Liebeiman "We've been on our own fi- nancially for the last couple of of Alberta Supreme Court, said I months and our board has that in refusing bail he was scheduled a meeting soon to taking into account the se-: discuss what we are going to verity of the offence. All are i do." charged with importing the' Elected chief of the Blackfoot drug into Canada. jn held the position Pierre Mousseau. a special federal rinig counsellor, had i argued that if bail had been granted, there was no way Do ensure the men would return to Canada for trial. Michael Overstrcet. 2.1, Daniel Richard Owen, 3C, Kenneth Frank Sevcrns, 2n, ard TlavM Cooper Randal. 23, Mr. McHugh said he hoped thai the association could deal with Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien "out in the open." ''In the past, it must be ad- mitted we were a political body and as soon as things are re- organized we intend to explore new avenues with the minis- ter." Mr. Cardinal said the task facing Mr. McHugh was "for- midable and difficult and I hope that my resignation will allow a normal, healthy rela- tionship to develop between the association and the government as a whole." er Iraliiing suggested granting licence RED DEER (CP1 The on road allowances, the of Denver, Barry Robert i berra Game and Fish Associa-1 delegation suggested better Levey of Boulder, Danny i tion has told the provincial Glenwood p'ovenmient that hunter train- qualified hunters would reduce complaint? by municipal bodies. Mr. Warrack said he was in Kay Zink. Sprins and Barry Edward i Lng .should lie a prerequisite to Dovel. 22. of Lakewood were; obtaining a hunting licence. agreement with some of the arrested after RCATP seized! Association officials h e r e proposals and that was more than GOO pounds ofj Tuesday .-aid the suggestion j lagging in its efforts to ensure hashish at Red Deer munici-; was made when a delegation met and Forests Minis- pail airport. A twin-engine air- craft also was seized. ranters were qualified. Mr. Warrack said the asso- (IT Allan Wai-rack Monday in ciation's suggestion of designat- Aslvln, Shannon, I and D'Arcy, Lolh. MUk River Eddie and Hcrmlnn, Rrnnd and Randy Vnnie, Fort Maelco4 plebiscite CLAHESHOLM (HNS) Restaurant patrons here will now have liquor service follow- ing Tuesday's plebiscite result- ing in 7flf> for the measure and acainsf. It v.-ill he offered within monlh in the Bell Hotel and Hawley's Restaurant. At the same time, a cocktail lomipe for the liolel won ap- proval. A total of 782 favored the Immge with Ifo voting against it. Ciarpsliolm lias entered tlic JOIh one business- mnn commented. Mayor Ernip Patterson said lie is pleased wilh the result. There, were 27 spoiled bal- lots. Eiphly per cent, of the votes favored liquor service, 20 per eent hrller than the required per The I'" I y i n B N restaurant three miles west of town, one of south Albrrta's mo.st popu- "ar dining spots, has had per- mission to servo liquor will) mealj for iwino time. DROP IN AND tET US QUOTE ON THE REPAIRING OF YOUR FARM EQUIPMENT Irrigation Pump- ing units and combine motors, tractors etc. LICENSED MECHANICS FULLY EQUIPPED SHOP if PROMPT AND EFFICIENT SERVICE REASONABLE PRICES ALL WORK GUARANTEED (Be s ui for all your baler Iwinn requirements) GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES IETHBRIDGE, AI.TA. COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 P.O. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COUHTUSY OF A, MA All highways in the bridge district are mostly hare M'Jt.h occasional slippery .soc- tions. Highway Trans Canada Calgary to Banff, drifting snow, occasional slip- pery sections. B.-nff Golden, (i inches of snow, ponr visibility duo to blowing snow. G.iWsn io vcll'-ip, m-c-. licvclstokc, 7 inches of snow, en any fki plowed and sanded. H.'inff K.idiimi, ;i inches of s n i) w, drifting, .slippery scc- lions. HimfMcsper highway snow cnvercd, occasional slip- pcry sc.l'iins. Know tires ur Ira- Ill s Puss or ai'i'f.M 'reads. I'OHTS OF KNTIiY (Opening anil Cliising Conlls 2-1 hours: Canvay n a.m. to li p.m.; linnila i> in lo i; p m Kooseville, li.C. II a.m. lo 6 p.m.; H.C., hours; Portbill Rykerts B a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed, WUdliorw, 8 a.m. to i p.m. ;