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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI lETHBRIDOt HERALD Saturday, February 3, 1971 Lawyers hit by John OTTAWA (CP' When the national law conference that ended hern Friday was being the justice depart- ment invited citizens lo mail in their views on the system. One of th? U'lters came from Wilson Ihirford. whose only brush with the law came when lie bought a house in Toronto. The legal fees were Mr. II a r f o r d 's letter ex- pressed suspicion of all the professions" that wasn't reduced by his experi- ence with his lawyer. Why was a lawyer needed in buying a house'' And what did he do. beyond shuffling paper.! to earn his fee? Mr. Harford's questioas wer-1 en'l mentioned, let alone replied j to. during the conference of, about 350 high-powered aca-1 demies, activists, lawyers, offi- cials and judges. i HIT PROFESSION? But criticism of the profes- sions was a fundamental tbenie of Hie four-day colloquoy, with lawyers defending their rele- vance against battering attacks from within and without. Educational theorist Ivan II- li of Mexico led an assault on v.iiat he called "radical monop- law, medicine, edu- cation and other professions anl trades hoard knowledge from the citizen. Bveti municipal building codes militated against Ihe citi- zen by driving up Ihe cost of housing and forcing it beyond the means of most. Dr. lllich proposed a "convivial socieU in which knowledge would be to the populace. He mentioned in passing Can- ada's do-it-yourself divorce kits, which cut out lawyers alto- gether and decrease costs from the hundreds of dollars to about Cracks also are appearing In other professional monopo- lies, he said. California sociologist Jack Scclcy, continuing Ihe theme lhat knowledge must be liber- ated, said society is "suffering and dying from organization "Division labor has gone mad, size insane." Man was being stifled by management. FORM FOHUM As the conference was ending Friday, a group of younger del- egates formed their own forum on "education and the law." In- viting delegates to attend, they said it was odd lhat in a count] committed to the rule of law "we tend to confine legal educa- tion to lawyers." "We want to rid law of Its said Randall Marlin, who teaches philosophy at Car- lerton University in Ottawa. "People find themselves pay- Ing lawyers to find out whether they should put their left foot in front ol their right." CHECKPOINT British backed up by armored veiic es, search a car for con- traband arms on an approach road to the Northern Ire and border town of Newry, Friday. The checkpoints were set up to prevent another bloody shoofout Sunday, when partisans of tho Civil Rights Association schecJu ed to march through Newry, protesting last Sunday's slaying of 13 civilians in Londonderry. STOL aircraft getting nowhere OTTAWA (CP) Canada's with the 48-seat DHC-7 expected STOL aircraft development pro- ject appears to be stalled at high levels in the government. "The government is seriously looking at a number of alterna- tives.'1 said one government source. "With the cabinet shuf- to replace it later, De Havilland has received a government subsidy to prolong the life of the DHC-7 project at least until March. The aircraft is still in the development stage. The STOL plane can land on airstrips near fle, things are pretty much at a i city centres and has been touted standstill." I ns a good way to travel between Top Tory lops says Tory CALGARY (CP) The 1m- aga of Opposition Leader Rob- ert Stanfield as a "cautious and careful man" is bringing many people to the Progressive Con- servative side, says Robert Thompson, former national So- cial Credit leader. Tiie Conservative MP for Red Deer told University of Calgary students if Prime Min- ister Trudeau called a federal election today "I don't think he could get the majority of votes." The Canadian aircraft Indus- try is counting on the STOL- ishort takeoff and landing-air- plane to inject new life into the niling aircraft construction busi- ness. Canada te considered ft leader In STOL development and the transport department is plan- ning to launch an experimental STOL service between Montreal and Ottawa in May, 1973. The service will use the 14- de Havilland Twin Otter Tear-gas explosion was 'prank9 VANCOUVER (CP) Eight persons were released from the University of British Co- lumbia Hospital after observa- tion following the explosion of a tear-gas type bomb Friday in a university classroom. University RCMP are inves- tigating the explosion which went off in a civil engineering class taught by James Ken- nedy, director of the UBC com- puting centre. RCMP said they suspect the Incident, which resulted in can- cellation of all classes in the building, was a prank. cities only a short distance apart though some air carriers harbor doubts. The aircraft is seen by the Science Council of Canada as Important to a strong aircraft industry in Canada. But Canada is boir" Mr. Thompson, who doesn't plan to swk re-election, pre- dicted Friday Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election before June, maybe as early as April. He reiterated his views that as a national party, Social 1. j Credit no longer was credible lenged bv the U.S., B? other countries need for short-bar cv< c lakc tends d i u, Cr-Yviians. T h e principles of Social Credit are the only for the world's monetary crisis, he tional said. Administratioi-, He caUed 'or freer trade In million t TU ,ul, Canada, "but that alone isn't totype ,1S: going to solve our monetary The government has told the aircraft industry that success of the Canadian STOL depends on a workable plan for producing and marketing the plane, XEED CO-OPERATION This is understood to mean that such large companies as Canadiar Ltd. and de Havilland should combine efforts in STOL development. Various plans have been sub- mitted to the government but decisions are slow in coming. "We have to get a go-ahead if we are going to win a part o{ the STOL market, "said one government source. There are various problems that have to be ironed out, he said. One of these is the amount Canadian KTOL project. Some informed sources say joint programs between nations or between companies in differ- ent countries will be the future pattern in STOL development throughout the world. problems "We must revise our entire tax system, .'is it stands today our tax policy penalizes Cana- dians who wish to invest in Canada." Tbe blame, he said, belongs to Canadians. "They haven't provided their own government with the in- centive to change the tax pol- icy." Canadians have been content to allow foreign capital to de- velop their resources. N O T 1 C E MR. REX SEELY wishes to announce the opening of his business in Stirling, lo be known SOUTHERN PLUMBING AND HEATING FOR All YOUR PIUMBING AND HEATING NEEDS Call 756-3382, STIRLING, Alberta PERLUX DRY CLEANING SALE STARTS MONDAY, FEB. 7 COATS 1 7K Spring or Summer 101 (Light and Mod.) (Plain) SWEATERS SKIRTS 69' PANTS or PERLUX CLEANERS 3ili 51. S. FREE PICK-UP Phono 327-3666 Forest road to border tourist dream CALGARY rCPi A forest road firca from Grande Prai- rie to thi; U.S. border would re- ceive priority attention as part of tiie provincial govern- ment's program of creating and upgrading provincial parks. Bob Dowling, mlni.ster with- out portfolio responsible for tourism-, said Friday the gov- ernment mu.st formulate a pol- icy on provincial some- thing that apparently has never been done. "We are starting from no- where but the policy mutt be formulated before major addi- tions or improvements to the existing parks system can be- he told a tourist confer- ence. The forestry trunk road Is "a big underdeveloped lie said. Improved access to Ihe would take pressure off the national parks and give visitors more reason to extend thoir stay in Alberta. While development of accom- modation and related facilities will he t.lm biggest challenge In private industrv planning to improve the tourist industry, "Ihe provincial parks system needs the most government at- tention." "We have n total province to he said, and a compre- hensive parks system could lirlp draw more lourist facili- I es and more tourist.1; to Alber- ta's natural attractions. Soccer results LONDON 'CPi Results of Saturday's Old Country soccer matches: ENGLISH FA CUP Third-round Replay Hereford 2 Newcastle 1 Fourth Round Birmingham. 1 Ipswich 0 Cardiff vs. Sunderland ppd. Chelsea 3 Bolton 0 Coventry 0 Hull 1 Derby 6 Notts C 0 Everton 2 Walsall 1 Huddersfield 3 Fulham 0 Leicester 0 Orient 2 Liverpool 0 Leeds 0 Milwall 2 Middlesbrough 2 Portsmouth 2 Swansea 0 Preston 0 Man United 2 Reading 1 Arsenal 2 Tottenham 2 Rotherham 0 Tranmere 2 Stoke 2 ENGLISH LEAGUE Division n Luton 1 Oxford 2 Show Time '72 PINCHER CREEK (Special Show Time 72, the theme of Hie 8th annual Ice revue here, will portray such scenes from TV shows as Snoopy, Red Baron and Pig and Whistle. Participating will be 120 skaters from tots to teens. Susie Zonda and Frank Nowasad will be the guest skaters this year. The art class of Matthew Halton High School is doing the scenery. Peggy Bronn is club profes- sional and Casey Petrone is ju- nior professional. The date of the Ice revue is Saturday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m. at the Community Centre Arena. Division H! Aston Villa 1 York 0 Blackburn 4 Barnsley 0 Bournemouth 1 Plymouth 0 Halifax 2 Bristol R 1 Mansfield 2 Oldharc 1 Port Vale 1 Bradford C 0 Rochdale 0 Shrewsbury 0 Wrexhani 1 Brighton 2 Division IV Cambridge 1 Brentford 1 Crewe t Darlington 1 Doncaster 2 Aldershot 1 Exeter 1 Newport 0 Gillingham 1 Barrow 1 Grimsby 1 Chester 0 Lincoln 2 Hartlepools 1 Northampton 1 Peterborough 1 Southport 0 Bury 1 Stockport 0 Scunthorpe 0 Workington 1 Colchester 0 SCOTTISH FA CUP Third Round Arboath 1 Airdrieonians 3 Celtic 5 Albion 0 Clyde 0 Ayr 1 Clydebank 1 East Fife 1 Dumbarton 3 Hamilton 1 Dundee vs. Queen of S ppd. Dundee U 0 Aberdeen 4 Elgin 3 Inverness 1 Falkirk 2 Rangers 2 Forfar 0 St. Mirren 1 Hearts 2 St. Johnstonc 0 Kilmarnock 5 Alloa 1 Motherwell 2 Montrose 0 Morton 1 Cowdenbeath 0 Partick 0 Hibernian 2 Raith 2 Dunfermline 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division II Benvicl: 3 Brechin 0 Stenhouscmuir 3 Stranraer 4 IRISH LEAGUE CUP First Round Bangor 0 Ards 1 Crusaders 1 Ballymena 0 Deny 1 Ballyclare 0 Distillery 1 Coleraine 7 Glentoran 5 Ards 1 Linfield 5 Glenavon 0 Portadown 3 Cliftonville 0 Queens U 1 Chimney Corner 0 Morality truth or con Prostitutes vanished MONTREAL (CP) An RCMP corporal, formerly on the Montreal police morality squad, said Friday ho informed Jacques Saulrior that some squad members were in the habit of "adding" evidence in cases where there was not enough proof to convict n sus- pect. Cpl. Denis Couture, testifying at a Quebec Police Commission inquiry into Die conduct of Mr. Saulnier, now Montreal police chief and head of the morality squad in 1966, said he was never asked by Mr. Sauluier to fabri- cate evidence, but "it was done every day by the others." The inquiry, called in the wake of a report that Mr. Saul- nier received a color television set from a Montreal hotel owner in December, I960, has heard wide-ranging testimony from members and former members of the Montreal police force, on the captain's conduct when he headed the morality squad. A woman c a' 1 e d Martha Adams was subpoenaed to ap- pear before the commission Fri- day but a heavy snowstorm pre- vented police from bringing her lo the inquiry and Cpl. Couture was the day's only witness1. Lieut. Emile Dueharme, who also served on the morality squad under Mr. Saulnier, testi- fied earlier this week that on April 3, 1967, a Martha Adams, who was under arrest at the time on charges of living off the avails of prostitution, made a sworn statement concerning Mr. Saulnier. Cpl. Coutm-e also testified that he informed Mr. Saulnier on Oct. 24, 1366. that the morality squad was divided into two groups which were not collabor- ating with each other and that one group sometimes hindered tbe work of the other. One group was composed of four msn, himself, Lieut. Du- charme, constables Leo Ville- neuve and Roland Clermont, while the other group consti- tuted "the rest of the squad, or about 40 men." He said the group of four had planned a raid on a suspected bawdy house, but when they ar- rived at the establishment they found everyone had vanished. Cpl. Couture added, however, that he had no concrete evi- dence that squad members had Bad weather hits Kaiser operation NATAL (HNS) Harsh weather and heavy snowfalls have been causing shipping problems at Kaiser Resources Limited coal operations. Snowsb'des caused a drop in the normal number of unit trains and Kaiser had to start stockpiling coal at the plant site. This has been going on for more than a week. Normally, two CPR unit trains per day load up at the mine. The number has dropped to half that. Trains have been held up by snowslides at va- rious points between here and the' Roberts Bank shipping point, including several hold- ups in the Fraser Valley. Kaiser spokesman Jack John said that the CPR had done its utmost to supply the ears, but had been hurt badly by the weather. 'How can one win against city EDMONTON (CP) The provincial conunitte on ur- banization and the future has discovered that citizens do not feel local government is re- sponsive to their needs, a com- mittee spokesman said Friday. New regulations govern pet food content OTTAWA (CP) Pel-food producers will be required to use only government-inspected meat under regulations now being planned by tho agricul- ture department. Dr. R. J. McCleneghan, di- rector of the department's con- tagious diseases division, said in an interview here all pet- food manufacturers will be re- quired to told licences and op- erate only inspected plants. Ho said tho three net-food makers now using only inspected moat do ?o voluntarily. The companies using govern- ment-approved meat are Can- ada Packers Ltd., makers of Zip dog food and Chum cat food, J. M. Schneider Ltd., producers of Spot dog food and Whiskers cat Canada Co. Panl, Terry food, and Swift Ltd., who sell and Tempt pet Roger Soderstrom, co-ordina- or for the committee estab- lished last year by the provin- cia government, .s.'iid tho first meeting with individuals and groups evoked complaints ranging from traffic noise to the general effectiveness of tho individual citizen. "I sensed a certain degree of apathy; how can one win against city hall an interview. "Other reactions he said in were that city council listens only to the dollar and (.hat. it, doesn't take Ihe advice of their own plan- ners at times who often agree citizens' groups." He said total issue of planning and the need for kin- dergartens was discussed in addition to the problem of ab- sentee land owners. If the owner doesn't live n the city he soon loses in- terest in (.he way (.ho property Mr. Soder- gtrom said. Named Salesman of the Month Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile Is pleased to announce that Bill Gibson has achieved the honor of "SALESMAN OF THE MONTH" for the month of January, Bill has had a wealth of experience in the sales field in tho auto- mobile industry, lie welcomes his many friends and cus- tomers lo wo him for their every motoring need. He will ho pleased lo assist them in any way. BENY BILL GIBSON CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE OK SUPERMARKET CAR LOT Phone 327-3148 warned the prostitutes In ad- vance of the raid. During the conversation with Mr. Saulnier, a discussion en- sued on alleged prying into Die captain's activity in an attempt to find evidence of wrongdoing, and Mr. Saulnier "became Mr. Couture said. Mr. Couture said Mr. Snulnier had admitted he had differences with Lieut. Dueharme. "He ended the talk by telling me that there were plenty of Villcncuves, Coutures and Du- charrr.es and not many Snulr niers, but theru was one across the street who was very impor- tant." Jacques Saulnier is the brother of Lucien Saulnier, for- mer head of Ihe City of Mont- real executive committee and now holder of the same post in Ihe Montreal Urban Commun- ity, the administration which oversees the city and its 29 sub- urbs. Teachers in court would EDMONTON (CP) Sal- aries of teachers who face criminal charges should be suspended until the charges are disposed of, the Edmonton public school board said Fri- day. Board chairman Donald Kennedy said the board has written to the Alberta govern- ment asking that provincial legislation in this regard be changed. Under existing legislation, a teacher is suspended from work if he faces a criminal charge. The salary, however, continues during the suspen- sion. If the teacher is finally convicted then the teacher is dismissed and his salary stop- j ped. Mr. Kennedy said the board feels that the salary' of a teach- er facing a criminal charge should be held in trust until tiie case is disposed of, he added. PLAN'S REEF RESCUE SYDNEY, Australia (Reuter) (Joml-eating crown of thorns starfish are nibbling their way through tiie 1.250-mile Great Barrier Reef of Queensland at such a rate that it will D9 largely dcsroycd by 1980, a leading zoologist has warned. But Dr. Robert Endean o! Queensland University hopes to check the break-up by sending trained skin divers to collect the starfish by hand. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre -3 Medicine Hat 06 -1 Pincher Creek 32 -5 Calgary........... 03 -S .02 Edmonton ........02 -A .11 Banff ............25 -10 Peace River...... -5 -13 .11 Grande Prairie 01 -7 .23 Penticton 17 14 Victoria 38 32 Prince George 15 OB .25 Vancouver 37 33 .01 Prince Albert -36 Moose Jaw .......-2 -R .02 Reinga.......... -10 Winnipeg .-12 -in Thunder Bay..... -2-20 White River -2-20 Ottawa 25 -2 .07 Montreal K 01 .21 Quebec 24 00 .26 Denver ...........59 27 Las Vegas 54 32 New York........51 14 San Diego........ 65 52 .05 FORECAST] Lethbridge Cloudy today and tonight. Few periods of light snow, clearing over- night. Highs 5-10 above; lows near 5 below. Mainly sunny Sunday. Gusty Chinook winds near mountains. Mild in Chinook zone. Medicine Hat Cloudy with periods of light snow today and Sunday. Little change in tem- perature. Highs near 5 above. Lows zero to 5 below. Calgary Cloudy today and tonight. Light snow, ending overnight. Higlis near 5 above; lows 5 10 below. Light snow Sunday, cold. Koittenay, and Sunday: Cloudy with occa- sional light snow. Highs today and Sunday, 20 to 25; lows to- night, 10 to 15. Montana East of Continen- tal Divide Cloudy today and Sunday with scattered snows over the mountains and across the northeast portion. Fluctuat- ing temperatures west, continu- ed cold east. Highs today and Sunday 25 to 35 southwest. 5 to 20 elsewhere. Lows tonight 6 to 20 southwest, zero to 10 below east and north. West of Continental Divide- Occasional snow and no largfl temperature changes t o d ay through Sunday. Higlis both days 20, lows 5 to 15. INSIDE with BEHLEN STEEL BOiLDlMGS Repair Shop i toaflng Barn Calving Barn Grain Hay Machinery Slorogft Milking Parlor Gauges Cost Extra Space, Exfra Length GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2, Nanton to Cards- ton is bare. Cardston to Car- way, short patches of packed snow and ice. Highway 3, Grassy Lakc to Cowley is hare with some drift- ing snow in the Pincher Creek area. Cowley to the B.C. border is covered with ice and packed snow a few bare sections, nded. Highway 5, Lctlihridge lo Cardslon is m a i n ly bare. Cnrdston to Moim'ain View hr.s a lew patches o.' Mounldn Vbw to Wrtolon la covered with ice. All remaining highways in tho IjCthbridge district are mainly bare Jind in good winter condiiion. tlip.hwny 1, Trans Canada Highway. Calgary lo Revel- stoke is mainly clear with n few slippery spots, in good driving condition. Banff lo Ra- dium Highway is plowed and sanded and in good driving rnndiljiin. Banff Jasper high- WPVS arc r-nv.Tfrl with one inch r' r ''Y s-.o.v w'ih .1 fc-.v s'b- POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening ami Closing Times i: Cnull.i 21 hours; Cnrwiiy 9 a.m. lo li p.m.; Del Monita !i .111. lo 6 p.m.; Ilooseville, n.C. 9 a.m. to (i p.m.; H.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykerls 8 n.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed, Wildliorsc, 8 a.m. to i p.m. ;