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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH[ ItTHDRIDCrf IIFRAIP tli.jrjjny, 1. lid Albertans Th ii is in a review of oil and natural tfas royalties (his yoar Iliu of is n rt'luni." Hit1 figures and ilial'.s sli'lus U-IMV involved in." Alberta is deter- mined ils vie'.vs on em-rny .vill linvc ;in eflVd mi "de- cision-making in ciml I of energy requires some nuijor riec'isions by the new Mr. Ijoughccd said liis RUV- ernrnenL lias Liken (he siLion IhaL "at lensl until any further notice" there will be no export of walor from Alberta lo any other coimlry-" lliink our pmi v, t liiuk lliink it's prohnlily one iUsi resources ami our grandchildren dm.sion great- Sykes er than those on oil and gas." Allwrtn intends to laishand thai resource and innybR "we'll overdo iL. maybe we'll over- but it is important lo ri't.'iiRnize it as a resource that so many nf us depend on for our livelihood." l-TKST PUIOIUTV CAI.GAHY st'Pi .Mayor Rod said Wednesday hs inre' formation of a sales for A'- uhon he meets Premier PcliT Luuiiliced here Friday, 'There is no sensu in Al'lwr- tans bping proud of the only province without a sales tax Lhat could provide the mu- nicipal services tlicy Uie day ir.orning. mayor told a news conference. across Canada, people accept the sales lax ns a part of sincti they know ii is an equitable way lo pay for kj needed services. live" to all suggestions on in- creasing revenues. The sales tax is "a huge, un- tapped he said. Premier Longheed will also be in Calgary as gnosl speaker at Checkpoint '72, a three-day conference of the tourist indus- try ubich starts Friday. He will address the group Satur- Food, drusf, eliildren's cloth- ing, reading material and oilier essentials vmild be exempted in the selective system, he said. But "luxury" items like new cars, boats and recreation equipment could IK? taxed along with every-day items. Allhoush the Pro errs ?ive f g o e r m p I rq n "yCP- p.ral pnles l.hc '-aid, "I have a feeling (he way thing? are. they'll be reccp- Ainerican icriter Edgar Stioiv ill EYSINS, Switzerland 'AP) Edgar Snovv, Uie American vriter and expert on China, is in critical condition, friend-; re- ported loday. The Tri'nint- de Geneva reporlcd tha.t he has cancer. recently was re- turned to his home here after several months in the hospital during wlud'i his .Sail bladder was removed. cripples i i i pllie premier said his govern- ment's first priority is to the elderly people who made Alber- ta "what it is today." The second involves agricul- ture which "we think is more i.lian an industry, we think it's a way of life and at the back- hone of Alberta and we don't want to do it in an artificial The third priority is for handicapped children who are i starting life under limitations and restrictions and "our fourth is in implementing wherever we can, reforms to aid those people who are suf- fering menial illness." Mr. Lougheed said another government desire is to plan and to build a province not de- pendent on two large metro- politan areas with the resul- tant loss of the "tremendous drive and vitality of the rural areas." ''It is not our intention lo re- strict growth, 1 don't think you e-an do that." but such plann'iig '.vould resiill in a better Alber- la. "And, I think it uill be ac- cepted by the people in the metropolitan areas." The government will try to encourage rural growth in ev- ery way possible, ''but it won't LIKE HIS GRANDFATHER Prime Minister Trudeau joked Wednesday that the wood carving of a 19th ceniury Quebec habitant "vaguely resembles" bis grandfather. The carving was presented to the Prime Minister by the Co-operative Federee de Quebec at their convention. million for U.S. rail passenger service okayed WASHINGTON (CP) A ('eventual restoration of rail pas- Congress ion nl subcommittee voted Wednesday to provide senger sendee out of Montreal to the northeastern U.S. and out Amtrak began operation. he'easy ?nd we're going to need Amtrak, the operating nnmp of million for passenger rail-j of Vancouver lo Seattle. Ho'.li way service in the United i services were suspended Stales, including a fund lhat could i evive some de- funct rail connections with Can- ada. The money was approved for ROME (AP) Italy's three labor federations staged a 24- hour general strike in the Rome area today, demanding eco- nomic and .social reforms from the government. Trains, buses and taxis were halted. Factories were idle, and movies, theatres and most of- fices were closed. There were no newspapers. Only small food shops, restaurants and bars opened. I Meanwhile, PiesidenL Ginv-1 anni held more talks j with leaders of tire quarrelling j political parties in search of It- j aly's 33rd post-war government. The 32nd collapsed Jan. 15. The rising discontent and the inabil- ity of the politicians to agree on a co.'ililion may force Leone to dissolve parliament and call a general ejection a year ahead pf schedule. ;ome sirpport from you who nrdcrsland Uie joy of being able to ]n-e in an environment i.hnt crowded, subject lo the concern of a lack of privacy and an extremely ex- aggerated crinu. rate and the problems of juvenile delin- quency and drugs." cott isses U -tt PRESENTS (GRENADIER ROOM) ALECIA and HER WALLBANGERS DANCING AND ENTERTAINMENT p.m. to a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday FULLY LICENSED LNTs'ISFAIL (CP) More than 650 students refused to at- tend classes Wednesday after- noon to protest UK forced res- ignation of the local high school principal. Tlie Ijoycott of classes was the second within two weeks in Alberta over the replacement of a principal. About 45 of 300 students in the Kinuso area northwest of Edmonton cotted classes for two days last week lo protest the firing of principal Balclcv Pai-mar who, Ihe school board said, was re- placed because of a "staff rela- Lioas problem." At Innisfail, J. V. Stein was asked by Uie Red Deer County School Board in December lo resign as principal because of a disagreement over adminis- irafive policy. Tlie principal made his resignation effective June 30. Jim Morison, student union president, said Ihe boycott was organized by the student body and approved by 'the student union. It was held lo show lhat the students wanted Mr. Stein io remain as principal. a semi-public corporation which took over I" 5. railway passen- ger networks, last May i. The aclion by Uie transports- lion subcommittee of (he House of Representatives must still go Uirough several stages cf Con- gress.But observers believe I he congressional mood is favorable to restoring the decrepit U.S. passenger services and the money bill snnds a good cliance of becoming law. In approving Anitrak's S17C- m ill ion request, tJie congress- men added a number of amend- ments on how it wants His money spoiU. H specifically des- ignated 52 million lo improve connections with Canada and MCMCO. An Amirak spokesman said laier the decision could mean In Montreal, a spokesman for CP Rail said he did not think re- sumption of rail service to Can- ada from the U.S. would affect his company much because the U.S. mil service is likely to use its own i rains. He said he had no further comment. Hog slaughtering plant delay denied Longshoremen ordered lo handle cargo VANCOUVER (CP) Mr. Justice Peter Scalon of the Brit- ish Columbia Supreme Court Wednesday granted an injunc- tion ordering Vancouver long- shoremen lo resume handling cargo diverted here from strike- bound United Slates West Coast ports. The injunction ended a five- day boycott of (riverled cargo lhat Vancouver members of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union haa taken in support of striking U.S. union Mr. Justice Scaton said he j was obliged to enforce the I terms of a working agreement between the union and the Bril- Lsh Columbia Maritime Employ- ers Associalion, winch had been seeking an injunction since Monday. the hog producers marketing board Tuesday staled em- phatically that it has not ap- proved the liog proposal. In a prepared release, Slen Berg, chairman of the board, said the principals of the pro- ject have nol met commit- ments lo pmvide the board with full details of the pro- posed operation or credibility of financial capability. Until this requirement is met, the board is in no position to speculate whether or not the proposal will become n reality. Accusations lhal Uie Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board is stalling the establish- ment of tlie 525 milion hog slaughtering plant for southern Alberta has been flaUy denied. Wayne Smith of Hillspring, vice-chairman of the market- ing board, said a statement by the Taller Industrial Develop- ment Committee t ;i a t the board is stalling is just not so. He said this project will mean more to the hog pro- ducers m Alberta than to any other group. This is the o.ily reason the hog marketing board and the provincial gov- ernment are handling the mat- ter lire way they are, cautious- ly. Mr. Smith said the board is anxious to see the project be- come a reality but "our inter- est is for the hog producers. "We need to know all the In- herent dangers before we pro- ceed in order lo do our job in tile interest of the producer." Mr. Smith said Ihe board had done everything possible so far. He said there was a com- plete co-operation between Ihe board and Dr. Hugh Horucr, j to the first house in Ihe southwest section. Cause of the blaze has not been determined. Eight homeless aflcr blaze CALGARY (CP) Eight persons were left homeless afler a fire ripped through a two storey house. Twenty five fireiren foughl the blaze which spread to a second house, burning part of the roof. Damage lo bolh houses were estimated at including Alberta agriculture minister. Without seeing a statement issued by the Taber committee, Retailers Get in on Spar wood B.C.'s showplace resource communily now slrong and growing fast Greenwood Shopping Centre our new sq. ft. enclosed mall has space for four select stores: Men's Wear Convenience Food Family Shoes For leasing call: Soarwood (604) 425-2023, Vancouvar (604) 255-5471 Sugar beet group elects officers l.alovee .Jensen of Magrath I ws.s rel urned as president of UK Allwria Sugar Beet Grow- ers Association Wednesday at the group's annual iiig in (In- El Uaneho Motor Hotel. Burns Wood of Tabcr was re- turned to the position of vice- president. Doth men were re- elected by acclamation. The hoard of directors In- cludes, from Ihe Raymond Su- gar Factory flistricl, John Vasclenak of Coaldale, A. G. F.vans of Raymond and Steve Tokariuk ol l-cthbridge. From l.hc Picture Bulte Fac- tory di.strict, Hemard Nicbocr of Iron Springs, Noris Taguchl of Picture Huttc and Peter Vandnn From Uie Tahrr Factory riis- Iricl, Hums Wood of Waller Strom of How Island and Gm-y Kuryvinl were elect- ed. There was a 100 per cent turn out of delegates with mcr intending, NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY "LINEMEN" AT THE 4 4 733 13lh Si. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI LABOR Canada granted status in OAS WASHINGTON (CP) Can- ada was granted the status of permanent observer to the Or- ganization of American Slates by unanimous vote Wednesday of Uie organization's permanent council. Canada became Hie first non- member country to ask for the status when Ambassador Mar- cel Caclieux presented the re- Judge rules election invalid MAGRATH (HNS) The mayor's office here is vacant following a ruling at Lcthbridge Wednesday by District Court Judge C. G. Yanosik. Filigree Tanner was elected mayor in October by a single vole over incumbent mayor Jensen. Mr. Jensen contested the election. Several recounts produced the same result, However, Mr. Jensen alleged some ballots cast were illegal. Town council will now have to decide when another elec- tion can be held. In the meantime, councillor John Brunncr will [ill the of- fice of deputy-mayor. quest Jan. 21 to Secretary-Gen- cral Galo Plaza. The status of permanent observer lo tlie 23- nation organization was estab- lished by the general assembly lost April in San Jose, Costa Rica. Canada will he represented at the OAS headquarters here by a diplomat of ambassador level. In recent years Canada has joined a number of OAS-relaled organizations, including the Pan American Health Organization earlier this year. Also admitted Wednesday lo observer status worn Israel, Spain and Guyana. In Ottawa the external affairs department announced a per- manent Canadian observer mis- sion to Hie OAS will be opened 'in the near future." The identity of the head of the Canadian mission, who will be of ambassadorial rank, was not announced. Mist aids escape BONN (Reuter) An East German family of three broke Uirough tlie heavily guarded border into West Germany in a truck, frontier police said here. The escape occurred near Als- field in the state ol Hessen when a 30 year old truck driver took advantage of a ground mist and frost to drive across the border with his wife I and six-year-old son. GtNERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and rond report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H Lefhbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmontcn Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Kam loops..... Vancouver Saskaloon Regina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa 1.1 Monlreal 11 St. John's 11 Halifax 14 Charlotlctou'n ___ 2 Frederic' m 12 Chicago ..........35 New York 34 Miami.......... 81 Los Angeles...... Clj Las Vegas ........4.1 Phoenix Honolulu liome...... Paris London Berlin..... Amslerdam 61 76 54 48 40 32 46 L Pre 4 -11 .01 3 .03 2 .12 7 2 .01 21 7 .04 -fl 21 -19 -2G -17 28 .01 6 .05 5 2 -9 -G 31 .17 .05 75 47 21 32 66 .59 41 15 25 36 1 43 Moscow 19 Tokyo 50 FORECAST: Lclhbridgc Today Cloudy intervals with liglit snow in n few localities. Oc- casional drifting and blowing snow diic (o slrong giisting winds in wcslrrn sections, Iliglis 15 20 aliovc. 5' 10 below. Friday: Mostly cloudy. A liltlc colder. Highs 10-15 abovr. Medicine Hat Today: Peri- ods of light snow in some local- ities. Highs 10 above. Lows 10 15 l.jluw. Friday: A few cloudy peri'jds. Continuing cold. Calgary Torfay and Fri- day: Cloudy intervals. Light snow in a lew localities. Highs 15-20 above. Lows 5-10 below. A little colder Friday. Columbia Kootcnay region- Today and Friday: Mostly cloudy. Few periods of snow in the Columbia district. Few sun- ny periods elsewhere. Not so cold. Highs both days 15 to 20. Lows tonight zero to 10 above. Montana East of Continen- Divide Scattered snows especially central and east to- day and tonight. Varir.ble cloudiness Friday with few snow Hurries northeast. Hiphs loday 10 lo 25. Lows tonight 5 above lo 10 below zero. Highs Friday 15 to 25. West of Continental Divide Variable cloud iness today through l-Yiday wilii widely scattered snows today and early tonight. Partly cloudy Friday. Hiphs today and Fri- day 10 lo 20. Lows ioniglit 5 be- low to 5 above zero. BEH BUY NOW Curvet OFF Behlen 20 gauge steel building complele with end walls, anchor bolts, steel base plate and large double sliding doors (24'w x See us oboul this Belilen Steel Building end its epecial price. General Farm Supplies Coults Highway Lcthbridgo Box 1202 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF ASIA t L CORNER 2nd AVE. AND 13lh STREET NORTH Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY and SATURDAY "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invited Guests Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway from C a 1 g ary lo Banff, Iravcl lanes are mostly hare light snow drifting in I Ihe Morley Flats area. Banff- Golden is ui good winter driv- ing condition with occasional I slippery sections. Golden to llevclsloke has a trace of new snow and occasional slippery I sections. Golden lo Itcvelslnke Iws a Inicc of new snow and occasional slippery sections. Banff Kadiim? hiplnvay is in pind winter condition some light (trifling. Banff-Jas- per highway has light mow and men and equipment: working two miles east of the summit. Motorists are advised thai snow I'ri's or propi'rly fitted chains are required while Irav- ellinR IhroiifJ] the lingers Pass arm, on the Banff-Jasper high- wa.s mid on all National Park ski access roads. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Tlmrsl: CouU.1 24 hours; Cnrway 0 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Del lionila 9 .m. to (i p.m.; i Rooseville, D.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; K.ngsK.ile, B.C., 21 hours; Porthill Tlykcrls n a.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain rinsed. Wildhorsc, 0 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;