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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH THURSDAY 15-20 ABOVE The LetHbrulge Herald VOL. LXV No. 44 LETIIERIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS 38 PAGES kes whack Uy GEItAKD Mc.MEIL UTTAWA (CIJJ A .star-studded nalional law con- icrcnce began Tuesday night wilh Prime Minister Tru- dcnu Inking n whack at the of the adversary sy.sl.fin in law and pi-lilic.s. Mi'. Truck-aii thai ihe limohonorcd niclh- rxl oC resolving issues through legal combat may be "inducing wider social conflict." "Perhaps in some instances the adversary system is a counter-productive element in the political pro- relations hntvccrii various of govern- he v-ifjfiesl'cd. Wfis it, desirable In rimi.wl a winner and Joser in every Ircal dispule wlicn "in sonic cases the biggest loser of public not even reprc- Jlc favored the "consensual form of political deci- sion-making." adding that this doesn't mean he is against Bi.it persuasion, not coercion, led to change; in a di'inuiTatic society. main challenge to and government was lo (H'CTccmc (ha "idea g-p'1 m a society wlicrc ideas changed faster than legislatures able to act. Updated parliament His government had streamlined some parliamen- tary procedures two }pcars ago lo make Parliament mom callable of meeting (be- country's needs "ad- equately and in lime.'1 "Much remains to he he added. Mr. Trudcau .spoke lo an invitation audience of about in Hie Opera (if the National Arts Centre. The conference, which ends Friday, was organized by Finance Minister John Turner, who was justice minister unlil last Friday. Mr. Turner told the conference a fundamental ques- l.inning o[ society and Us institutions is "abroad in the Kind." He urged delegates lo concentrate on asking in- telligent questions. This would help law-makers come to grips with Ihe problems. The conference had been designed lo include views from praciically every segment of Canadian society. Not only judges and lawyers but other profes- sionals, pins minority group leaders and community crusaders bad been invilod. Mr. Trtideau's speech, philosophical in tone, touch- ed his government's record on parliamentary change, law, consliluiional reform, protection of arctic waters and tighling terrorism. lie tied Ihe issue of abortion, "one of the most per- p.'oAing moral issues of eur lo Ibe problems government faces in a pluralistic society in which val- ues have been split by The government had decided not lo use criminal law to or rliclaic mailers of tasle or private relationships. Bui even so Ihcre were "borderline" areas in which Ibe principle was bard lo apply. "Yesterday il was soxual rclalions between con- senting adults, today il is abortion and drugs, tomorrow il may well be genetic engineering or he said. The 1369 Criminal Code amendments allowing ther- apculic abortion were "a rational response" to a diffi- cult, response Ihat recognizes the .sanctity of human life and Mini places on lhase who would lake it away Ihe onus of justifying such Mr. Trudeau said decentralized decision-making might help in Ihe rer.olulicn of difficult issues. Any improvement in Ibe Lcchnique of resolving legal and political differences of opinion would be welcome. Cites other examples The constitutional conferences since 19fi7 were a good example of the benefits of consensual rather than adversary politics. As a result of the conferences, "the concept ot two iiMions in a united Canada is no longer given serinu.s consideration Tim concept, he said, would had "a single outcome: Uie separation of Quebec friim Canada.'1 The giivurnir.i-nrs use of the Measures in 117') lo terrorism had IK'CII a case in which tra- ditional lau a doininanl role. "Diiring ijiat awesome month Ihe government had a critical and rtciieaic measure Ibe balance between the right.-; df the individual and the activities of public asencics." be said. "It also had (o demon- strale lo citizen and revolutionary alike (hat it was capable of govcrninc. that il was not willing to be coucd by persons in concert and attempting to cor.reo society for (heir aims. "And Ihe burden was greater. II was In protect innocents against Ihe nholly immoral and merciless activities of sclf-slyled palriols." There could be "no question of Ibe duty" of gov- ernment lo pruiccl widely against anarchy, tribalism and lawlessness. sexy food EDMONTON1 (CI'i Poullrymen arc. asleep at Hie switch uhen Ihe} do not merchandise eggs as sins the Alhcrla deparlment of agriculture. The deparlni'enl qnoiod Mildred Huff, a nntrilionisl with ihe (ieorgia Egg Commission who gave six rea- sons for consMn-ing for (heir sex appeal qualities. Mi-i llnff said eggs provide: Vilair.in A In- a clear complexion. I] complex In help one become less ner- Mlll.-x Viiainin E. winch is Ihe "sex vitamin" thai nrc- vcnl.s Iron lo prevent tiredness, ,-m pssonlial in one's lino life. -I'rolcin fur long -lasling slronplh Few CO an so Ihe body Is slim and ''CJHllilill. aivllin- hi ;ni lir-- DEMONSTRATOR COLLARED A plainclolhes Boslon Policeman grips a demon- strator by Ihe Ihroat oulside Ihe British Consulate in Boslon after a scuffle erupted when persons idenlified as members of Ihe students for a Democratic Sociely tried to enter the offices. The demonstrators earned placards prolesling Brilish troops in Ireland. JASPER (CP) Ottawa will take a closer look at gas ex- port policies Dial affect Alber- ta's economy, Treasury Board chairman C. M. (Bud) Drury told provincial finance minis- ters Tuesday. Alberta has pressed To- a reversal of a National Energy Commission's ban ui increased natural gas experts lo the L'r.i- led Slates. II has dispulcd Ihe hoard's calculation of gas re- serves. Mr. Dniry also assured Pro- vincial Labor Mia.slcr Dr. Bert Hohol that Ottawa would examine Ihe Alberta 3 demand for a quicker to ap- plicalions for federally-funded work programs. Dr. Hohol also pressed for a major change in manpower policies and said be would pre- fer Ihat Oll-.'va one Albert.1 Ibe money lo run its own man- power department. ASSESS MEETING Alberta government officials began assessing Ibe ineeLing as a special (rain returned the uocral and provincial del- egates to Edrnor-lon Tuesdav. Provincial officials said they v culd closely examine Cu- tjrio's approach lo preparing for the financial meetings. On- tario had almost as many re- source people organizing tlin provincial position as did Ot- tawa. Provincial Treasurer Mmiely and Don Getty, inler- ptivcnimenial affairs minisli'-, said they didn't expect any im- mediate major new changes by Ottawa. John Turner, the new- ly-appoinled federal finance minister. ir.f.d at lesst tb'-ee monir.s to gel acquaimed wilh his portfolio. Mr. Turner assured the 'iro- vincial officials lirat lie was -a pieUy fast learner" and would closely study demands lor more peimancnt programs lo deal with and the econo'.nv. arranged crash programs would not be the resull. more weeks of idnter? agrees JERUSALEM fAP) Israel has agreed lo hold indirect talks wilh Egypt on the icopening of the Suez, canal, Foreign Minis- ter Abba Kban said todav. The United Slates would be Ihe go-bclween in the talks, but Washington has not yet ap- proached Hie Egyptians. Egypt refused previously to go ahead wilh an agreement lo reopen Ibe canal because the Israeli government would not make an advance commitment to withdraw eventually from Ihs entire Sinai desert. SADAT IX MOSCOW President Sadat meanwhile flew lo .Moscow today for im- portanl talks wilh Soviel load- r-rs on the Middle East crisis, Egypt's international silualion, and his plans for war wilh Is- rael. Sadat told Egyptians in a speech published loday Ihat he. could not mate final phns for war iinlil no I'.nd conferred Ihe Kremlin. If Ihe wealhcrman's fore- cast is accurate for loday, I.ethbridgc can be assured of more weeks of winter. Sunny with a few clour'Y pcriocis is (he prediclion and that means the local mar- mol, Puxsatawney Phil's counterpart, will see his shadow. Phil is the legen- dary groundhog who pops out of his burrow every }ear on this day to call (he "shot for Ihe next month and a half in the annual prediction fan- tasy. "We bale one hope 'or an early spring. The wind will blow from the west toaay at 15 to 25 miles per hour and just mighl blow the marmot back into his hole on the Milk River i.'idge before hs ects a chance to see his shadow. Anolher possibility is that the drifting snow accom- panying (he wind could cover up the marmot's hole re- slricling his exit. Regardless of the today's events, the weather Thurs- day is not expected lo change. Seen and heard About town slalion manager Haul; HIM "man recover- infi from a broken log after his riinni'.igsboe blew a flat while he was hot-foot inr; il In (ho gas pumps Kraiik Kmiili iimnbor work by three graduate slu- dents comiiiling a louri.st ori- Kin-deslin.iiidn study JIM an OTTAWA (CP) Union lead- ers are Irving lo keep a tight rein on 2.200 government elec- tronics technicians in hope.; nf averting a strike and reaching a .sclllement. wilh the treasury board. Bill Andrecl, president of Local International Brolh- cihnod of Eleclrical Workers, said Tuesday Ihe union execu- tive has issued orders (o (he technicians lo "hold tight unlil they hear from us." Earlier, at a news conference, he said the union mcmlicrship is "ch.imping at the oil" and wanls lo strike now. "We be- lieve it is under control at Uiis lime." The union is lo meet wilh Ireasury board at 2 p.m. KST Inday following overwhelming rejection by Ihe technicians of a conciliation board report which would have given a level EI.--1 lechnician a lli.fi-por-ivnl salary raise over 211 months. I'arpiining was based on the Ml--I calcgory. Technicians at (his Jeivl m.'ilv-c a maxi- mum of annually. W.M.KKI) Ol'K .TOILS '''he roncilialidn Ijoard rrrnm- 'HCU'l.l.l.UIHS 'ILV.'UliHO'.l.'. miming approval even from the union representative. But afta- the terms were released, hundreds of technicians walked off their jobs for 24-hour "sludy sessions" Jan. ]3. A treasury board request Ihat the walkout be declared an ille- gal strike was lo be heard by (.he public service staff relations beard today. iixix British embassy stormed __________ _ rish honor dead Grain s Blocked railway lines in B.C. and complications at west coast shipping terminals have left country grain elevalors in a precarious position with bulg- ing bins and have hampered coal shipmcnls. No grain has been moved from country elevators in southern Alberta for three weeks due lo snow slides in B.C. A CP Bail spokesmr.il told The Herald there are 5.000 grain cars sitting belueen (lie Prairies and west coast eleva- tors waiting to be moved. CP Rail has leased additional locomotive power and there are now 400 units in Alberta and B.C. 40 per ccnl of the entire fleet wailing to get grain, coal and sulphur moving. Since Aug. 1, CP Rail has moved grain cars lo Van- couver, 10.000 more than for the same period last year. "We have our work cut. out for the spokesman said, "wo hope to build up our vol- ume of west-bound grain in a few days. Conditions Ibe last few days have held up well ;md we're pretty well getting back in shape. Things are cer- tainly slarting to move now." COAL MOVING It will lake time, however, to get port terminals cleared of cars, to get empties back [o the Prairies and attain a smooth cast-west exchange, he said Trains are moving coal cut of. Coleman and Canmore now. In the last three days three trains have nroved sulphur out of Crossficld and 96 cars moved sulphur out of Pincher Creek yesterday, he said. All three major grain han- dling companies in southern Alberta Alberta Wheat Pool, Federal Grain Limited and Uniled Grain Growers have slated fbit storage space in country is nearing the critical stage. The only thing to prevent n massive glut in all elevators is the large amount of snow which has prevented farmers from reaching their bins. E. S. Gray, co-ordinalor of grain sales and shipment for I'Gd, said the in southern Albona are gradually starling to plug up. lie said Ihe situation mil be- come critical when the wea'.n- er warms up and farmers start to hnul "to the elevators A. W. Beatlie, public relations manager for the Alberta Wheat Pool, said there are no Pool elevalors plugged yel wilh space in the Lcihbridge. Med- icine Hal. Prcu'vs and Vulcan shipping Wotks. Al regional manager for Federal Grain, said (here is adequate space in his com- pany's elevators lo hand.3 the present qnn.'a, especially since farmers can I haul grain dur- ing the present conditions. From AP-REUTF.R LONDONDERRY (CP) buried (he n[ Bloody Sunday today under skies as angry as (lie Northern Ireland city's mood. In the republic to the soulh, thousands o f demonsu'ators stormed Ihe British Embassy in Dublin. Gasoline bombs in flames against its walls. The crowd, estimated at 25.000, a ;ask force of po- lice ringing the embassy in Dublin's Jkrnon Square. British soldiers killed a sniper who fired at a post in Belfast, Northern Ireland's csp- ilal. STEPS rOWN New Zea- land's 11 rime minister, Sir Ki'ilh Hoi} n-jUe, resigned to- day so 111 it a M linger nun cuiiM load hi1: Aational parly ,'r, Ihe general c-lor.iion in No- vember, Deputy Prime Mm- i'.ler Marsliiill succ-ed- cd him. Koilli, who will be US on Jl, has lic.-i iinmt- niiiiiMei- .since 'lii'i, a member of Parliament for 34 years. Marshall is Cijlgui'y football star selected by Cleveland NEW YORK (CP) Fullback Hugh McKinnis of Calgary Slampedcrs. who gained yards rushing for Ihe Canadian Foolball league club last sea- eon, was chosen by Cleveland Bronns today in the eighth round of the National Football League draft. McKinnis. who attended Ari- zona Stale University but never earned his Idler, has spent two seasons wilh Ibe Slampeders, who won the 1371 Grey Cup. day The attacks in Dublin and Belfast came a'ler the foneral in Londonderry. S b i v e r i n g crowds stood IhTmgli Ihe mmiing ouLiide St. Mary's Church in the Roman Catholic Creggan district high en a wind-swept hill overlooking the old walled city. Inside the church lay the cof- fins of 13 men and teen-ago boys slnl in Sunday's si ill-dis- puted between the British Army and Catholic demonstra- tors. The Grey stone church, newly built as the centrepiece of a Catholic housing development, was packed to ils 2.000 capacity. Oulside stood an overflow con- gregation of several Ihousand, stamping their feet against the cold. Thousands mare lined (he 300-yard route from lee church to the c e m e t e r chatting quielly, sometimes joking, Ihen falling silent as the first cortege swung mlo view ARCHBISHOP ATTENDS William Cardinal Conway, Roman Calholic archbishop of Armagh and primale of all Ire- land, led the scores of clergy at the funeral services. The requiem mass was cele- brated bv Dr. Keil Farrcn, Roman Catholic bishop of Derry, who urged restraint on Northern Ireland's Catholic mi- nority and expressed gratitude for the worldwide sympathy which the shootings aroused. The Irish Republic, which de- clared this a of national mourning, senl of ils cabinet ministers lo the fuun Another visitor from across the border was Paddy Kennedy, Republican member of North- ern Ireland's Parliament who since last August has been on Ihe run as an associate of Ibe outlawed Irish Republican Army. Kennedy crossed into North- ern Ireland this morning. At 30, he has the drawn and edgy look of a hunted man. H'O.MEN Eleven of the Jo coffins were carried down Ihe hill lo the city cemetery, some in hearses, some on Ihe shoulders of their friends. Behind each coffin walked ils scparale group of mour- ners, often with weeping women supported by (heir menfolk. Normal life in the city tf-as at E standstill with slores, facto- ries, schools and government of- fices closed for Ilia day. Even before the funerals were over, the province was embroiled in a new wave of violence as Ibe IRA ca. 'cd out its vow :o a.-engc Ihe London- derry dead. Four were blown up in Belfast ouUide shops lhai had refused lo close far the day. There wis a border Shootout between irnops and HiA gun- men. Is'o casualties were re- ported. million fund urged id Alber another violator "t the Olvmvit CALGARY (CP) The Herald a committee of Progressive C o n s e r vative MLAs recommended (he for- mation of million "Alberla Opporlunily Fund" to aid in- dustry. The committee suggests the fund make and guarantee loans to help establish protiinblc business as well as those which produce jobs but little profit, Ihe paper said. The fund would replace (he SIO million incentives scheme introduced by Ihe former So- cial Credit governmenl lo mnrage industry lo locale in smaller centres, Ihe pajior said. However, Ihe report of (he four man commiltce made no I'ecommondal i o n reslricling iiso of the fund lo oulside of ir.ajor urban areas. nn-Ticri.T .1011 The Herald said (he commil- I'T was- prhaleK lolil that industry In smaller centres would be diffi- cult, even with an incentives program, Under (lie proposed plan, loans would be made lo busi- nesses which cotilrt no! gel con- ventional financing from other sources. In addition lo helping estab- lish businesses, the fund would assist unprofitable ventures in areas of high unemployment, Uie report quoted as hig. "For instance, Ihere may be a community where the gov- ernment has the option of di- rectly paying out welfare or subsidizing a local business which has almost no hope of oven Incoming a self sus- taining operation. .KJinislicliev film show c TOViONTO Hcniembors, a ili-minutc movie based on Ihe memoirs of the late Russian premier, was in have had its world premiere on Ihe CMC national network Tues- day night. The show was cancelled be- cause, il was reported, Ihe CRO wanted to nit il to minutes lo fit iK hoin1. jaads Lhs movie, would not permit any dclplions. The CIK', in turn, said no outside agency could dictate what il broadcast. In place ol Khrushchev Do- mcmlx'rs, the CRC presenlcd Rarbarosa, n doeumi'nlary on ivhal. led lo Ihe biggest, most hitler and bloodies! land battle of Ibe Second World War. Tbo balt.V das Ivineon (ho raajii and tkr. Ru ;