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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TUB IE1HBRIDGE HERA1D Monday, 7, 1972 Federal council of NDP election campaign OTTAWA i The Now: bout half allcnded the sessions Democratic Parly'." i" c (I e r a 1. -includes Lhe national exccu- il lias mapped MJP cam-i live, pimiiicial nail union ;iaign strategy and [uui'hed up parly jwtlicy in preparation fur the next election. Tlie council, senior governing in Hie parh, ended si'iiintives and elected the party's national conven- tion. IL also passed a resolution on Ireland which in- nuvlinn pass- eluded a call lur replacement cf po 'inem.s en (lie e c u n u in v disparity, poverty ami agriuilnire. Details of the campaign strat- egy and the party's budget were j F Uirashed Frid 1 1 out at private d 1 com liiitish Iroeps with 1'niled Na- tions peacekeeping forces. Disagreement at Ihe public policy sessions revolved more around Lhe wording o[ state- ments ilian policy itself. The statements amounted lo PALMS AND PARKAS Wilh temperatures dropping io the low 40's in the Miami area, it was not unusual Jo tee warmer clolhing being worn, Richard Palter, 13, used an arctic type parka to ward off the chilly winds.. Announcer plans neiv adventure By ANTHONY GOODMAN i which took him as far afield as updated declarations of Misting party policy. Tlie re.solniion on economic policy attacked the Trudeau government for abdicating re- sponsibility, deliberately creat- ing mass unemployment, aiding the waste of natural resources and backing away from tax re- form. It called for a national eco- nomic plan, based on active in- tervention in Ihe economy by a strong publicly-ifnanced devel- opment corporation and using public, private and co-operative ownership. Ih slain cnt stressed Ihe need for development of job-rich secondary imhislry and renewa- ble resources, and committed the parly lo full employment. For regional disparities, the NDP prescribed state interven lion as Ihe basis of develop- ment a tax structure encourag- ing private inveslment in sfow- growlh areas, development of roads and other infrastructure eo-ordinalcd with provinces and industrial growth and the in- volvement of local groups in planning. Tlie resolution said Lhe gov- ernment lias sunk nearly Jl bil- lion into grants to private firms for regional expansion, but the policies have been utterly inef- fective. Direct government investment was necessary. Tlie council renewed the par- ty's call for an income floor for all Canadians, achieved through universal grants which would be recovered from the well-off by taxation. The agriculture statement urged farmer control of supply- management programs and ad- equate food for all Canadians, regardless of their income. I the Arctic and Tibet, and prov. ided maierial for his many books. A new career uas launched i with the advent of radio and into one of history s cl ngures is busy planning new ad-, n who fa d_ ventures, more than oO years NEW YORK (Renter 1 The! man encountered La-.rrence re' Arabia on a narrow street in .Jerusalem and transformed him after that historic meeting. Lowell Thomas, dean of American broadcasters, author casts a nightly newscast, be- came familiar to millions of lis- teners over a span of more than 10 years. of more than 50 books and vet- eran of expeditions to the ends ON" RADIO YEARS of the earth, still has wander- j "I've been on radio J2 years lust- now'. That's the longest contiuu- In an interview, Thomas, who j ous run in the history of radio, will be 30 in April, said: "I have j In just a few weeks, Inshal- one expedition that would take j Lord be SO, me six years to do. and I still i and so the time has come when hope to do that. But I won't say I probably should slep aside, anything about what it is be- j but I don't want to." cause you never dare mention j Dapper and sprightlv what you plan to do. If you do, Find bodies of girls in snowslide TORONTO (CP) The bod- i ira of (wo 11-year-old Toronto girls, buried alive by a snows- lide, were discovered Sunday evening, more than a day after the two were reported missing. Tile bodies of Jayne Mac- Gregor and Marlcne Teibe were found five feet apart about 6 p.m. Sunday while rescuers were making their third search through the ravine in the bor- ough of Scarborough. They noticed a heavy fall of snow down a 75-foot cliff and began digging. They found Mar- ine's baud and continued dig- somebody else jumps in and tries to mess it up." Thomas was a young re- porter, not long out of a western mining camp at Cripple Creek, Colo., wheu he gained fame as a war correspondent. He attached himself to llic army of Gen. Ed- mund Allenby. the British com- mander defeated the Turks in the First World War Pales- tine campaign. GOT A SCOOP reminisced about Law- rence of man whose career is inextricably linked with his own. happened to he lucky enough to accidentally run into Lawrence on one of the narrow streets in Jerusalem one day. He was wearing Arab costume, and it was pretly obvious to mo Lhat he was not an Arab." His curiosity aroused, Ihe younf i and King while others went for help, Jayne was found half an hour SILENT Rod Moores, left, a 22-year-old university student who was one of four candidates for the leadership of the Newfoundland Liberal party, listens quiet- ly to comments by Joseph R. Smallwood, 71, who resigned as party chief. Mr. Moores praised Mr. Smallwood in a speech to delegales Saturday at the party's leadership con- vention in St. John's. Edward M. Roberls won [he leadership. Official urges preservation of national parks heritage Arrest is near in extortion case VANCOUVER (CP) Police continued their investigation into a extol I ion and bomb threat today, after indi- cating Sunday night they were close to nn arrest. "There's a good chance we're getting an RCMP Arrest student 011 attempted extorliou bid VANCOUVER fCP) Fif- teen days of terror for a city businessman and his family ended Saturday with n cloak and dagger police operatinn and the arrest of a 19-year-old student. Victim of an extension b i d was Alan M.. Eyre, 4fl, pres- ident of a Vancouver automo- bile firm and a former pres- ident of the B.C. Lions football club. Neil Lawrence Cowan, a sec- ond-year commerce student at the University of charged Saturday Icmplcd appear court. B.C., with pxlorlion. today in was al- lle was lo provincial spokesman In suburban Rich- mond said. "We don't intend to blow it by tipping our hand." One clue investigators were chocking out was the type of ex- plosive found Friday in a locker at Vancouver International Air- port, following the extortion bid to CP Air. An attache case found in the locker contained a bundle o f detonating cord, with an explo- sive content equal lo about nine or 10 sticks of dynamite. Police have declined to offer any explanalion of why the ex- t o r t i o n i s t, who demanded directed them to the explosives cache. Neihter police nor CP Air will disclose whether any amount of money was sur- rendered as a result of the threatening phone calls. The caller said several bombs planted in unspecified places would he detonated by remote control unless a cash jansom was deposited in a designated garbage can in Vancouver. Two Toronto-Montreal flights were delayed and a flight lo Tokyo from Vancouver was di- verted via Anchorage, Alaska. Rut searches failed lo turn up any explosives. CP .Air said Sunday Its flying schedule was back to normal. Weather and road report CALGARY (CP) The nat- ural and scenic heritage of Banff and Jasper National Parks "must not be exploited for the almighty says A. Chris Dunkley, a repre- sentative of the National and Provincial Parks Association. "Future generations may well condemn us for our irre- egins ger SALISBURY (Rculerl Sen- ior Rbodesian prison officials and justice department chiefs attended a meeting today to dis- cuss the hunger strike by .ludilh After Marlene's father, Rob- 1 Todd, jailed daughter of former crt, repoiied the children miss- in Saturday, offers of help flowed in. By mid afternoon 250 volunteers were searching on tool. The two girls bad gone tobog- ganing. reporter made inquiries i dim introduced to Lawrence His greatest scoop was in dis- j by Sir Ronald Storrs, the city'; covering the shy. young Bnlisli officer who. at Ihe head of an Arab desert force, harassed the Turks on Allenhy's flank. After the war, Thomas en- thralled audiences in New York. London, and later throughout the English-speaking world, with a scries of illustrated shows recounting Ihc exploits he had Later he, embarked on the first of more than 20 expeditions British military governor. "It was actually Storrs who created the name Tor him Iliat became famous aftenvard and was always attributed to Thomas said. "Slorrs lold me: T w27il you lo moot The uncrowned of Arabia.' TV strikes continue By THE CANADIAN PRESS CBC technicians were off Hie job in Windsor, Ont., and two far northern communities today as part of a continuing series of rotating walkouts against the publicly-owned corporation. Three northern communities Churchill, Man., Frob- ished Bay, N.W.T., and Yellow- knife, walk- outs at ('EC stations today, but the .six Kiobisher workers re- Southern Rhodesian premier Garficld Todd. Miss Todd. 2J. is understood lo have slarled her hunger strike Saturday to protest her detention without trial in Mar- cndcllas prison, about 50 miles southeast of Salisbury. She and her 63-y e a r -o 1 d falhcr, most prominent wlu'le supporters of African national- ists in were arrested Jan. JR during riots and unrest that followed the arival in Rho- desia of Ihe British commission testing opinion on the British- Rhodesian independence settle- ment terms. Woodworkers seeks FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED SALES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM We are expanding rapidly and need management nel lo meet our new requirement! in Lelhbridge and Calgary. IMMEDIATE OPENINGS 1. Manager of pasienger Tire Salci 7. Commercial Salei-Selling T.B.A. to bunneu and deulori. 3. Service Manager-Tint and Servies Solei 4. Office and Credit for crftdil exteiv .11011 and conlrolv ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS 1. University, Collcgo or High School 2. Applicant with 1-2 year prior salet exptrienct prtfBrred 3. Must present good appearance, havo good speaking and be aggressive. ADVANTAGES OFFERED 1. Salary plui nttractivo bonus program 2. Opportunity for rapid advancement 4. Outstanding Insurance program covering employee and dependants. Plecua trill R. Sollc 18 arrangt a personal interview eveningi or wuckendi 327-8548 The career of Col. T. E. Law- j turned to work after an hour rence ended in I9H3 when lie Picket lines were sel up in died in a motorcycle accident in Yellowknifc. Salaries now range from ?119 lo weekly. Technicians who vent on strike at Toronto, Ottawa, Mont- real. Winnipeg and Halifax Sun- day were bock on the job today. ivctge increase VANCOUVER (CP! 'Hie TnU'.rnalimial Woodworkers (if Amei-icn uill an aoross- iiKTease, of SI ;in houi- in negotia- sponsibilily if ive allow them to be permanently impaired." Mr. Dunkley, from Banff, Alta., was commcDting Satur. day at a tourist convention which discussed the proposed village Lake development in Banff Park. The plan calls for gradual elimination of facilities in the immediate area of the lake, in- cluding Ihe removal of the Chateau Lake Louise, and con- version of tlie area into a day- use section. Imperial Oil Ltd., about 65 per cent owned by Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, and Louise Lifts Lid. are Partners in Village Lnkc Louise Ltd. wlrich is to build tire centre. Mr. Dunkley said the empha- sis on increased tourism in the parks is alarming because overuse can destroy them. He read from a letter his as- sociation had sent to Premier Pel or Lougheed: "It is impossible to preserve the natural values of our na- tional parks and make Ihem into international holiday play- grounds at the same Lime. The physical features cf the national parks should be the main attraction, not the fa- cilities developed there. Commercial conr-iruclion be- longs just outside the parks, lie said. Bill Bahen. president of Vil- lage Lake Louise, said he was upset by Mr. Dunkley's re- marks concerning the spoilage of a nalional heritage. The development will "re- spect the mountains and fulfill the needs" of vacationers, Mr. Balicn said. He denied that foreign con- trol would work adversely lo the interests of Canadians be- cause the development would SUNIUSE TUESDAY SUNSET II 1 38 5 -1 2 I.pthhrifJgp. Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff........... 3Z Calgary......... -2 Victoria 41 Pcnticlon........30 Prince George .'U Kam loops....... 34 Vancouver.......44 Saskatoon Ilcgina Winnipeg I, Pre -Z 2 -fi .03 -8 .33 27 .02 -6 .01 37 .38 27 14 .15 30 40 -1G -32 -8 -24 -II -22 .40 tions will] tlie ccast forcsL in- j Occupants of house escape fire BELLEVCiE No injuries resulted from a fire which de- stroyed a house rented by Mr. and Mrs. Rick Nelson of Belle- vue early Sunday morning. Willi.im Ozar, chief of the Bcllevue Volunteer Fire De- partment, said the cause of Ljie fire had not been determined and no estimate of the damage has been made. fire was reported by a passer by who saw flames in the house, when we got there the whole inside was a ball flf he said. Fire fighting units from both Rcllevuo. and Coleman fonghl the blaze. "When we first arrived al '.lie fire some of the neighbors Ihoughl the Nelsons were .slill Berlin Amsterdam Brussels Madrid Moscow Stockholm... Tokyo be monitored by the federal government's parks branch. "Not less tliBTi 25 per cent of the managed unils, which will i j be pm-chascd by private in- dividuals for limited use dur- ing the year, will be available (o Albertans. The rest Mill be for sale across Canada." i R. P. Walls, regional direc- tor of the National and His- toric Parks Branch, told del- egatcs I h a t Village Lake Louise is "the final such de- velopment we have in mind outside tlie Banff, Jasper and Watcrton townsitcs." New developments, he said, are submitted lo an ecological impact study which could re- sult in alteration or cancella- tion of plans. The final verdict on Village Lake Louise will noi be known until after public hearings in Calgary March 9-10, he said. Toronto......... 19 -5 .03 Ottawa 13 -5 Montreal..... St. John's Halifax Charloltelown Fredericton Chicago New York Miami....... Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Honolulu..... du.Mn.-. the union's wage inside. But thcv returned home Hl'11 I __ __........ _ II.. 'i iIndependent Croatia urged i CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) I Resolutions calling for an indc- pcndenl Croalia and freeing of i Croatian dissidents in Yugosla- vis prisons were adopted here over the weekend hy nbout 100 members of United States and Canadian Croatian organiza- tions. Croalia Is a region with oboul 5 million people which now is part of Yugoslavia. Joseph Tloslllevlc, president of the Cleveland Croatian Club, said the resolulions would be sent to President Nixon, Prime j Minister Trudeau and other I world leaders. Sunday. current two year master agreement for the coast forest Industry expires June 15. The IWA's proposed wage hike reprcscnLs a per cent increase and would raise the base rate lo an hour. The forest induslry's clu'cf bargaining officer refused la comment on Ihc wage, proposal Sunday night. John Billings, president of Forest Industrial Relations, said he would make no statement until he. saw the full contract demands, expect- ed lo be made public today. Tim Sl-an-hour in- crease had earlier licni sug- gc-slcr] by a number of iu- rlividual locals, including the large Vancouver local. The New Wcslminslcr local want- ed a raise of ?2 an hour. EPIDEMIC ENDING PORT OF SPAW (AP) A Iwo monlh polio epidemic in Trinidad Ihul claimed 10 lives Is approaching il.s end, a healUi ministry spokesman reported. said Mr. Ozar. Tlie hou.sc was owned by Bob Pciers nf Bellevue and was in- sured, but the contents were not. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson have a three week old infant. Menial palient hijacks bus on highway (API Police said nn cwnncd mental patient armed with a gun hi- jacked a Continental Trailways bus with 10 passengers aboard, took a Icon- aged pirl hos'age led officers on a 40 mile chase, before c; ashing Ihc bus Inlo a roadblock. Donald Ray Henderson, K, of Alhnla, (in., w'as hold under bond by Davidson Counly flullwrilics Sunday night afar the indrfcnt FORECAST L c tlih rl rtgr Today: Cloudy becoming sunny by noon. IVimls W20 and gusty, except gusting lo 70 In the Crowsnest Pass. Highs loday near 35. Ixiws tonight above. Tuesday: After- noon cloudy periods. Con- tinuing mild with strong Chi- nook winds. Medicine Hat Today: Cloudy with snowflurries. Be- coming sunny this aflernoon. Winds SW20 this Highs 25-30. Lows tonight near 10 above. Tuesday: Afternoon cloudy periods and continuing mild. Calgary Today: Cloudy becoming sunny by noon. Winds and gusty. Highs 25-30. Lows tonight near 10 above. Tuesday: Afternoon cloudy periods and commuing mild. Columbia Koolcnay To- dav: Mainly cloudy with a few snowflurries. Winds at times fresh southerly. Tuesday: Cloudy with a few sunny peri- iods. Mild. Highs today and Tuesday 35-40 above. Lows to- night in mid 20s. Montana East o! Con- tinvnlal Divide Mostly cloudy with scattered light snow today and Tuesday. Highs loday and Tuesday 30 to 45 west' portion 5 to 15 east. Lows tonight 15 io 25 west por- lion 5 above to 5 below zero east. West of Continental Mostly cloudy with scattered snow loday and Tuesday. Little change in temperature. Highs today 35 to 45. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Highs Tuesday mostly 30s. Trucleaus 111 ALTA LAKE ,R.C. fCPI Prime Minister Trudeau and bis v.il> M.irnarel allnulctl afLcr- noon service .it the1 Her Mountain t.ki rbupH Sunday, luil look n hi'cal-; (Yum Ihe ski slopes on UIR l.hird day of their mlrl-wintcr holiday. Informed sources snid the were expected lo spend nl leas I today and Tues- day nt this ski resort nrca north of Vancouver, wlirro Ihey spejit Lheir honeymoon lap I year. COUNTRY BANGKOK (Reiner) Thai- land has derided lo recognise Bangladesh. Gen. Praphas Cah- nisathicn, deputy chairman of the governing nalional execu- tive council, said Monday. INSIDE with BEHLEN STEEL BUILDINGS Rspolr Shop Loafing Barn Calving Barn Grain Hay Storogt Machinery Storaga Milking Parlor Gauges Cost Extra Space, Extra Length GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE COUTT5 HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OP AJIA The LARGEST ASSORTMENT oF imported styles in LETHBRIDGE Highway 5, Canvay lo Cards- Ion is bare will) occasional short icy patches. Cardston to Nanlon is bare. Highway 3, Grassy Lake lo is mainly hare. Broc- ket lo Lundbreck has short icy patches. Lundbreck lo the B.C. Iwder is mainly covered irtlb parked .snow and Ice. Highway 5, Lelhhridgo lo Waterloo Is mainly bare with occasional short Icy palchcs. Highway G, Pincher Crcc'; lo VValcrlon has short icy pr.'.cl-.es. I All remaining in Ihe Lclhbrldge district nro mainly bnre nnd in good driv- ing condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary lo Banff is bare with ocrasional slippery .sections. Banff Golden has bad 2 inches of new snow over- night and has n few slippery Golden lo Ticvclsloke received M inches of new snow and has been plowed nnd sand- ed. Banff Radium nnrl Rarff- Jr I'.-d firm 2-3 r o-: i' sro ro- r. IT b> n w" ler driving condition. PORTS OF F.MTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coulls 2-1 hours: Camay 0 a.m. lo (i p.m.; Del Boniln 9 .in. (o C p.m.: llooseville, H.C. 3 a.m. lo r> p.m.; Kingsfiale. B.C., 21 hours; Porlhill Rykerts B a.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed. WUdbnrie. I to S p.m. ;