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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ 1HI LITHMIOGE HEKAIO Friday, February S, Ruste fails to appear at agriculture hearing EDMONTON (CP) Agriculture Minister Henry at Alberta may be called before the Commons agriculture committee in Ottawa after failing to appear at a committee hearing here Thursday. The committee instructed its steering group to recommend such a move after Cliff Downey, Progressive Conservative Battle River, made a nation to this effect. Mr. Downey, J. H. Homer Crowfoot) and A. P Gleave (NDP-Saskalnon-Big-gar) expressed displeasure at Mr. Ruste's absence. The one-day hearing heard 12 briefs on proposed national marketing legislation for agriculture products. Alberta doctors won't hike fees EDMONTON (CP) Alberta doctors will not implement a general fee schedule increase for 1971, the president of the Alberta Medical Association said today. "The medical profession, like all other professions, business and industry, has been faced ast said Dr. aples of Red Deer. Rose trial adjourned over juror MONTREAL (CP) The trial of Paul Rose in the Kd- nap-murder case of Pierre La- porte was adjourned today until Monday because of snafu over selection of a juror. Mr. Justice Marcel Nichols said he needed to consider fur- ther a mixup that occurret Thursday when a prospective juror was being examined and a bewildering series of fumbles occurred, involving the won "impartial." Base, 27-year-old former school teacher, is one of four men charged with non-capita murder and Mdnapping in the case of Mr. Laporte, Quebec labor minister who was ab- ducted Oct. 10 and strangled Oct. 17. The three other brother Jacques, 23, Francis 3i mard, 23, and Bernard Lortie scheduled to appear for trial Monday. Only five of 12 jurors have been sworn in sc far for the Rose trial in a selec- tion process that began Mondan and adjourned in confusio Thursday following the mixup. A jury candidate who appar ently considered himself impar rial described himself as par tial, and was so declared by tw already-chosen jurors whi meant to say he was impartta The judge adjourned proceec ings and, with apologies for th delay, die! so again today. He said be needed time consider the matter further." 'However, in of the pre- nt economic conditions in Al- berta and in Canada, the med- al profession believes it must o its part in helping to control nflation and therefore has de- ded not to implement a gen- ial increase in fees at this tune." Mr. Staples said the associa- on will work toward making internal adjustments in the present schedule of fees, 'We believe such adjust- ments can be made without .gnificantly increasing cost of medical services in Alberta." QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7684M ith increased costs during the J. C. The morning session saw the poultry industry gaierally ap- prove implementation of the proposed legislation which would establish a national mar- keting council and national mar- keting agencies for certain agri- cultural products. In the afternoon, however, the committee heard cattle and hog industry spokesmen say they wanted no part of the legisla- tion. Most briefs supporting the proposed expressed concern at the makeup of the proposed council and boards, emphasiz- ing there should be provision for strong producer representation. Uniform, which represents Alberta farmers and com- modity groups, said its main concern is that the proposed1 na- tional marketing agencies may take all the decision-making power away from primary prod- ucers and put it "in the hands of government-appointed coun- cils and agencies." Engineer's death ruled accidental CBC television production workers return to jobs ludgnient on Sykes' appeal CALGARY (CP) Judgment was reserved Thursday on an appeal by Mayor Rod Sykes against a court decision order- ng him to pay in im- ages to a city lawyer. Chief Justice Bruce Smith and Messrs. Justices E. W. S. Cane and C. W. Clement will consider three days of argu- ments before making a deci- ion. Mr. Justice S. S. Liebennan awarded the defamation suit ast November after Robert Fraser said Ms professional status was damaged by re- marks made during a contro- versial shopping centre devel- opment. Lawyer R. J. Gibbs, repre- senting the mayor, argued that Mr. Sykes' remarks were made on a matter of public concern, constituted fair comment and enjoyed a qualified privilege. Final submission before the Alberta Supreme Court appeal division was heard from J. H. Laycraft, counsel for Mr. Fra- ser, who argued against the de- fence's case of defamation, and in favor of the damages award- ed. By THE CANADIAN PRESS About 700 CBC production workers were back oa the job today after walkouts in Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg Thursday, but an official for the Canadian Union of Public Employees pre- dicted a new series oi rotating strikes would begin today. It was not clear immediately whether television program- ming would be affected if walk- outs occur today. A CBC spokesman in Toronto said the Thursday walkouts did not disrupt programming. How- ever, filming and showing of the Ottawa-baaed public affairs pro- gram Encounter was stopped and a rerun filled its time slot. Other CBC production centres are in St. John's, Nfld., Halifax, Moocton, Quebec, Montreal, Ed- monton and Vancouver. The CBC spokesman said the Toronto workers returned to their jobs at midnight. Produc- tion workers were not scheduled for duty overnight in Ottawa and Winnipeg. The Thursday walkouts were in protest over slow negotiations which started about 14 months ago in Montreal. The union has CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) A coroner's jury recommended Thursday that, CP Rail re-as- sess its present operating proce- dure on single-track lines to en- sure that trains cannot leave a terminal without specific or- ders. The recommendation was made at an inquest into the death of James Bohan, 44, of Cranbrook, engineer of an east- bound freight train that col- lided with a westbound freight three miles west of Crownest, B.C., Jan. 19. The jury found that he died accidentally in the collision and said it believes both engineer G. A. Campbell and conductor Allan Macdonald were negli- gent in not adhering to stan- dard operating procedures laid down by the company. TO BE MADE ABOARD APOLLO 14-Hair-like fibers to be mixed with molten metol by Apollo IX aeronauts to produce light-weight, high strength material. Sample shown was produced in laboratory. Processing of ma- terials cannot be done on earth where weightlessness can only be generated for few seconds. Apollo's trip home will provide 60 hours of zero-gravity time and first op- portunity to process materials. demanded a no-layoff clause to I protect its members' jobs in any situation. It cited other Is- sues as wages, medical and health care benefits and bilin- gual premiums. The employees have been free to strike since Jan. 28, seven days after a conciliation board repot I was banded down and found unacceptable by both the CBC add CUTE. There are production workers across Canada, includ- ing film editors, cameramen, script asalstante, production as- sistants and designers, who earn an average of about a year. They held general meet- ings Thursday night to decide on action. At Toronto, Robert Patterson, chief Stewart of Local 667 CUPE, said the old CTPE agreement expired Dec. 31, 1969, and bargaining has dragged on for more than a year. The conciliation board recom- mended a two-year contract, with increases of seven per cent the first year and 614 per cent the second. Conspiracy trial judge walks out To visit Cuba MOSCOW (AP) Soviet war- ships, including a submarine and an anti-submarine vessel, will visit Cuban posts month, Tass said Friday. this Alberta cast heads east EDMONTON (CP) The cast of the University of Al- berta's orignal drama produc- tion, the Reluctant Prophet, leaves today for Toronto to lead off the drama presenta- tions at the University of To- ronto's Festival of the Arts, Renaissance '71. Renaissance '71, which opens Saturday and runs until Feb. 14, has attracted about 600 ori- ginal works in its various arts categories. The University of Alberta Jubilaires' production is the only Alberta entry, says Ed Turner, author of the play. The play is entered in two categories at the ginal writing and drama. MONTREAL (CP) Mr. Jus- tice Roger Ouimet stormed out of the courtroom today after he was unable to contain labor leader Michel Chartrand, who ripped into Crown lawyers as "a bunch'of scared cowards" at tte trial of Cbartrand and four other persons charged with sedi- tious conspiracy in Quebec ter- rorism. The outbrust followed a com- plaint by Crown Prosecutor Ga- briel Lapointe about the appear- ance in the witness box of sev- eral persons from the audience during a 10-mimite recess. Mr. Lapointe asked that a list of all persons having any legal dealings with the five accused be read into the court records. "Mind your own Chartrand shouted in rap- id-fire French and called the Crown lawyers "lousy" among other things. Chartrand said the three Crown lawyers were sitting in Court of Queen's Bench "doing nothing" while two young mei Gilles and Raymond to wait four more days to get a bail application heard by a judge. The Cormier brothers, natives of St. Boniface, Man., will go oi trial March 1 on a charge o seditious conspiracy. Their lawyer, MicheJ Le- claire, asked Mr. Justice Oui met today whether he woul< hear the bail application but the udge replied he could only hear me case at a time and the ap- (lication was put off to next When Chartrand persisted in shouting at tte lawyers, Mr. Fustice Ouimet was unable to stop him and stormed out of the courtroom. The trial was scheduled to continue this afternoon. Life sentences appeals lost CALGARY (CP) Hubert Bollman, 38, of Edmonton and George Leclerc, 30, of Mon- trael lost appeals in Alberta Supreme Court against life sentences they received Dec. 15 on armed robbery charges. Court refused to hear their cases because the men had earlier signed waivers of appeal. Another appeal by Mickey Hleboff, 25, of Kamsack, Sask., also sentenced to life imprison- ment, will be heard April 5. The three men, along with Ralph Cochrane, 43, of Vancou- ver, were sentenced after pleading guilty to robbing a city bank Nov. 27. Two days before, the men and seven oth- ers escaped from Prince Al- bert Penitentiary. Police, students clash NEW DELHI (Reutert More than 100 policemen were injured by stones today in clashes with several thousand Indian students who attacked the Pakistan high commission bare for the third straight day. Police fired tear gas shells and made several charges with truncheons to beat back the stu- dents as they launched their at- tack across the grass outside the Pakistani mission and set a police truck on fire. Before the police opened fire, a senior officer asked the stu- dents over a megaphone to stop throwing stones at the building. About steel-helmeted riot of them mounted all approaches to the high commission in the city's diplomatic enclave. Stric-nts shouting anti-Paki- stani slogans tried to pull down steel barricades erected after two days of fierce demonstra- tions against the blowing up of a hijacked Indian airliner at La- hore airport. KASHMIRIS TOOK IT Two young Kashmiri "free- Arrested in church DBS MOINES, Iowa (Reuter) Six youths were arrestec Thursday night on drug charges in the basement of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, including the son of the church's rector, po- lice announced. They were members of a rock band a were practising in the church. It also called for I per-cent increase retroactive It Jan. l, 1970, and these fifira would be compounded to give a hree-year package of a per cent. Mr. Patterson said the Crown corporation rejected the pro- posal. Wages for the producttoa workers range from about to a year. Ttay nve called for acrott-tbe-bow! net-eases of (TOO retroactive to Jan. 1, 1970 and a further Jan. The CBC's last offer wu a five-per-cent iocrftSM retroac- tive to Jan. 1, 1970, four per cent on Jan. and'a fur- ther 3V4 per cent on Jan., 1971. Old man Moses reaches his promised land HOUSTON (Reuter) "They can't call him old man Moses any more, he reached his promised Louise Shepard said after today's moon landing. The wife of 47-year-oW as- tronaut Alan Shepard, who pioneered the American space program 10 yean ago, explained excitedly: "Good, good, they made it" as the spindly lunar craft Antares touched down on the moon with Shepard and Edgar Mitchell aboard. Weather and road report NOON SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge Pincher Creek Waterton...... Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Z6 -11 .04 -7 .37 -2 Calgary......... 15 Cranbrook Victoria Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon North Bay Regtna.......... 4 -24 Winnipeg .26 23 25 -3 .04 4-15 -1-25 24 -11 .08 -8 29 9 43 30 3R 18 .02 22 -4 43 29 4 -22 13 8 .49 Charlottetown Fredericton Sew York'... Miami....... Angeles Las Vegas Rome........ Paris SHELL CANADA LIMITED Requires the following staff EXPERIENCED INSTRUMENT REPAIRMAN THE POSITION involves repair, maintenance and minor installa- lion of pneumatic control systems and process gas at our Waferton Gas Plant in Pincher Creek area. Position is available due to Plant expansion. Applicants should have Technical School Education or equiva- lent and at least 5 years of related industrial experience and be capable of handling the No. Instrument Repairman position. QUAHFIED APPLICANTS should write, outlining full qualifications to: SHELL CANADA LIMITED P.O. Box 108 PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA ATTENTION: OFFICE SUPERVISOR INDEPENDENT ORDER OF FORESTERS ANNUAL INSTALLATION SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20th Cocktails p.m. Smorgasbord p.m. HENDERSON LAKE GOLF COURSE Tickets by reservation only Not later than Monday, February 15th CONTACT R. Wheeldon 327-6141 L Carefoot 328-1327 M. Tremel 328-3786 lodgs Office 3J8-5701 dom fighters" who seized the Fokker Friendship plane during a domestic flight last Saturday, forced the pilot to fly to Lahore. Tuesday, after the passengers and crew were allowed to re- turn to India by bus, they blew up the plane. India banned an Pakistani flights over its territory to pro- test against the destruction of the airliner. The Indian government told Pakistan that the will seriously disrupt airlinks between West and East Paki- continue until com- pensation was settled by Paki- stan for the plane, its cargo, passengers' baggage and mad. In Bombay, dock workers today boycotted all Pakistani ships and vessels which touched Pakistani ports in protest against the blowing up of the airliner. The Port Trust Workers Union said the ban would con- tinue until the two hijackers- granted political asylum by handed over to India and adequate compensa- tion paid for the plane. Student jobless this summer Toronto Montreal St. John's Halifax 7 -9 .02 31 25 .45 7 5 .07 9 2 5 -11 3 -12 10 -19 27 25 .07 73 68 65 48 53 33 41 53 44 48 London......... 46 48 Berlin.......... 32 43 Amsterdam...... 41 46 Madrid......... 33 51 Tokyo...........29 52 FORECAST Lethbridge, Calgary to- day: Cloudy periods this morning. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Lows 10-15 below. Highs 3-10 above. Medicine Snow clearing by noon. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Lows 15-20 be- low. Highs near zero. Oolumbia-Kootenay Today and Saturday: Sunny. Highs 15-25 above. Lows tonight zero to seyen above, except near 19 hi west Kootenay area. CORRECTION! Our Advertisement In Thursday's Herald should have read: PINTO and RCA Black and White 12-Inch Portable TV ONLY 533 We regret any Inconvenience this may hava may be severe TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Mail says Otto Lang, fed- eral minister of manpower and immigration, warned Thursday that unemployment among stu- dents could bo more severe this summer than in 1870 when young people were unable to find jobs. "The general economic situa- tion this year is worse than it was a year ago, he said in an interview in Ottawa. "I expect that it will be In an upturn by summer and maybe the situation will be less serious than it is said Mr. Lang. "But it will still be and it may be more serious in absolute numbers." Manpower department figures released Thursday showed that of the students seeking summer employment in 1970, were able to find jobs. LEON'S DOZER BLADE UNITS Test Proven All Purpose Heavy Duty Trouble Free Year-Round Must Featured straight position, left angls and right angle changed in seconds. if Heavy duty channel construction to meet various tractor strengths. if 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 ft. units to accomodate all standard gauge tractors. it High grade cutting edges employed. You will not hurf your tractor under full load to the front end of the tractor drawbar doing all the pushing. Mounting time 20 minutes. it: Thousands of satisfied customers prove our product! are superior. -fa Approximate weight 700 to 2000 Ibs. depending on model. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIC7HWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2, from Nanton to] Cardston is mostly bare. From Cardston to Carway there are short icy sections. Highway 3, east, to Grassy Lake is mostly bare. Highway 3, west Lethbridge to Brocket, is mostly bare. Brocket to Cowley is covered with ice and a thin layer of packed snow. Cowley to Burmis is mostly bare. Burmis to the B.C. border is covered with ice and a thin layer of packed snow. Highway 5, Lethbridge to Cardston is mostly bare. Card- ston to M o u n t a i n View is covered with thin ice and pack- ed snow. All other highways in the Lethbridge district are mostly bare. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is mainly bare in the driving lanes with some slippery sec- tions. Banff to Golden is in good winter driving condition with some slippery sections. Golden to Sicamous received 1 inch of new snow and has been plowed and sanded with occa- sional slippery sections. Banff Radium Cranbrook highway is in good winter driv- ing condition with occasional slippery sections. Banff-J a s p e r highway is closed due to slides. Creston Salmo highway re- ceived 5 inches of new snow which has been plowed and sanded and has occasions! slippery sections. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening anil Closing Coutts 24 hours Cnrway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 n.m. to 6 p.m.- Rooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.7., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain Closed. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;