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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta I j Nixon receives special briefing for China visit WRECKED PLANE This is all that remains of a wrecked Cessna 180 after it crash- ed Monday morning near Da'emead, a community about 40 miles east of Calgary. Two men were killed in the incident but their names have not1 been released. Sunday, a light plane also crashed in the Cnlgary area and also claimed the lives of two men. (CP Wirephoto) Lougheed gives Tory party promise By P.U'L JACKSON HeraM Ottawa Bureau lario they have a man in many respects "much like Mr. Lough- erd for premier. William Da- OTTAWA Alberta Premier vis, often mentioned as a pos- Peter promise to sjnie federal PC leader, is at deliver every single federal scat peak of his popularity. In in his province to Robert Stan- j the Ontario provincial election field's Progressive Conserva- ]ast fall, nle PCs under Mr. rives in the general election ex- Dans' leadership shattered tha pected sometime this year 15 opposition parties. Ontario, in- regarded on Parliament HiU as js strong PC country at having psychological value for the moment. (he parly, more than anything i Mr Davis hasn.( mmp mlt else. The federal PCs already have forcefully as Mr. Lougheed and they ever suspect that Robert Stanfield stands an even chance of winning, the Liberals had better watch out. "There's no doubt that if the 1957 election campaign had last- ed a week or 10 days longer, Diefenbaker may have seen those original nine Quebec seals double to 18. It was only in the last few days of the '57 cam- pa ign thai Quebec voters got a whiff of what was happening all over the country." Taylor might grab an extra me annoimccci this is ,vhat lle for the Liberals, Alberta gives i no indication that it will be- come unfaithful to Mr. Stan- field. OPEN" SUPPORT Tie impact of Mr. Loiigheed's soats in 1957. All in all, the fed- eral PCs are in a much better shape to form a minority gov- ernment this year than they .vere when Diefenbaker led the Not lhat the federal PCs i rigorous and open support for, iHrrr" couldn't use those few Liberal; the federal parly will not be pany lo seats themselves, they could. Mr. Stanfield needs every pos- sible seat he can get and a few more in Alberta would be joy- fully welcomed lost on Mr. Davis and his pro- lincial followers. H will make it look as if indeed Mr. St.'in- field stand a chance of forming the nest government in Plane crash However, the real fight as far Ottawa. Eberyone likes a win. ns Mr. Stanfield is concerned nor. IS will be in Ontario. Here, one j The big question Is Quebec, third of all federal seats are i The federal parly now has only located. Li the 1963 Tnideau I three seats in that province. It if ITIAf I sweep it was Ontario where the I doesn't look like getting any- federal party met its Water- more. It has no provincial lead- loo. Of the 88 Ontario seats, er, little real organization. i CALGARY (CP) Uldis the PCs now hold only 18. The j However, if the Liberals arc j Naglis, 21. of Calgary was iden- Literals hold 60, the New Dem-1 as unpopular in Quebec as some i lified today as one of two per- ocralic Party seven. There's j people say they are, perhaps sons killed Monday in the crash fllso one independent, one inde-' many as a dozen seats they of a single-engine airplane near pendent Liberal and one vacant; now hold might lie lost. The Dalemead, about 40 miles scat. gainer here looks to bo Real i southeast of Calgary. With the exception of British Caoiiel.Lc's Social Creditors, i rtCMF said Naglis was a pas- Columbia, where the PCs do i They now have 13 seats in the scr.gcr in the plane which not hold a single seat, they federal House and are in a i crashed into a field. The Cessna can only hope to pick up a j strong position. ISO had taken off from an air- strip near Carseland, located in sprinkling of new Western seats i Assuming that Mr. Stanfield come the next election. In Sas-1 could pick up at least seven katchenan, for instance, the I Scat5 in British Columbia, a Liberals hold only one seat. I in Alberta, hold what he With a revitalized NDP, it's has in Saskatchewan and Man- doubtful if many seats in that somehow pick up at province will change hands. ieast 23 new seals in Ontario So, with hopes of picking up! he could form a minority gov. perhaps seven to 10 seats in British Columbia, the main election battle for the Progrcs- sive Conservatives will be fought on strictly Eastern soil. Fortunately lor them, in On- ernment provided the Lib- lost scats lo anyone Quebec. in i 100 Copies S3.30 plus tax the same area. Police said the plane ob- viously ran into fog. The pilot's name was not re- leased. Lloyd Lea, a farmer living less than a mile from the crash site, said the plane flew over him at an "alarmingly" low al- titude while he was finishing j his morning clrores. It passed through a narrow gap in the fog at an altitude low enough for him lo see its registration loiters "about 200 said Mr. Lea. WASHIJ-KTON (AD After opening wider the door Tor United Stales trade with Cliinn, President Nixon has received a t w o -s I a g e briefing from a French intellectual who knows the Chinese leaders Nixon will meet next week. An 80-minute meeting wilh Andre Malraux and a private Marijuana penalty lifting supported juana. President WASHINGTON (Renter) The administration was taken by surprise Monday by a gov- ernment panel's view that crim- inal penalties should he abol- ished for private use of marl- Nixon's National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse has concluded that the cost to society o[ heavy pen- alties for marijuana smoking outweighs the risks of more lib- eral laws, reliable sources said. The panel stopped well short o f recommending legalizing marijuana completely, but be- lieves a person should be per- mitted to smoke it in the pri- vacy of his home. 'It's an amazing about a source close to the panel said. The finishing touches are being put on the recommendations be- fore they are submitted to Nixon. The commission's view on the use of marijuana was unex- pected because its make-up is mainly conservative. Nine of its M members were chosen by Nixon, who has adopted a firm Economic issue top election talk WOODSTOC.K Ont. (CP) Patrick Mahoney. newly-ap- pointed federal minister o f state, said Monday economic nationalism will be the most im- portant issue in the forthcoming federal election. Mr. Mahoney. in a speech to a local Liberal association, said abortion, drugs and capital pun- ishment would also be impor- tant but would not polarize the country as much as the eco- nomic issue. Ht said the opposition's stand on the major Issue would vary according to regions. Mr. Mahoney was critical of Hie New Democratic Party and its Waffle faction for their stand on economic nationalism. He suggested that the NDP stance resulted from being part of the hierarchy of the Canadian Labor Congress which he said is not resources orientated. Mr. Mahoney said he thought Canada's economic relationship with the United States a "fact" and described it as "comfortable." Former Pincher mail named Instant Print Copy Div. 1269 Third Aye. S QUEBEC PUZZLE Quebec is the big puzzle. Tra- ditionally fairly solid Liberal, sometimes it does things for i reasons no one can ever figure j out i Take the John Diefenbaker victories. In 1957, Quebte gave the federal PCs only nine j seals. Yet, in IflM, a nightmare l came true for the Liberals who saw the 1'Cs pick up 50 scats in with Gayner, about 20, 'ty'tcveteran Parliament were killed. Hill observer: "Xo one ever v.hy vclers sud- denly decide to change. But if: It was the second crash in the Calgary area in less than two days. Sunday, another sin- gle-engine aircraft went doivn in a clear area 15 miles north of Ihe city. Allen Milne, aljout 24, and both of new manager CALGARY (CP) Darnl Carlson of Hanna, Alta., has been named secretary-man- ager of the Western Slock Growers' Association, replac- ing Chris Mills who now is western representative for the Canadian Cattlemen's Associa- tion. Mr. Carlson, named to the position by president Tom Gil- christ, is from the Pincher Creek area but has been dis- trict agriculturist at Hanna for posilion against more liberal marijuana laws. The four other members were appointed by Congress. Shortly after appointing the panel last year, Nixon told a news conference: Even if the commission does recommend that it be legalized, I will not follow that recommendation." The panel, while opposed to making marijuana-smoking fully legal, suggests that use of the drug should not longer make a person a criminal. MODERATE USE OK A similar position was taken last week by Dr. Bertram Brown, director of the govern- ment's Mental Health Institute, in releasing a study showing no unhealthy effects had been de- tected from moderate use ol marijuana by normal adults. The president's commission on marijuana use, headed by former Republican governor Raymond Shafer of Pennsyl- vania, compares marijuana with alcohol during the final years of prohibition in the early 1930s, informed sources said. An estimated 24 million Americans, or one in eight of the entire population, have smoked marijuana, commission surveys found. The commission was divided in how far it should go in rec- ommending an easing of the marijuana laws. The majority feel it should continue to be a crime to grow it, sell it, trans- port :t or even give it to a friend, sources said. Some of these limitations were questioned in a footnote to the report by more liberal com- mission members including Sen- ator Jacob Javifs of New York While House dinner for him Monday night came as spokes- men sketched a rough itinerary for Nixon's week-long China visit. Included are a series of meet- ings with Communist leaders, a round of four banquets in three cities and sightseeing trips to the Great Wall and other Chinese shrines. Nixon leaves Tliursday on the first leg of his Journey. A few hours before greeting Malraux, the White House an- nounced Nixon was taking steps to place China on the pame trade footing as the Soviet Union and most other Eastern European Communist countries. While rejecting suggestions that timing of the announce- ment was bnked to Nixon's fast-approaching departure for China, Presidential Press Secre- tary Ronald L. Ziegler said: "We hope the People's Republic of China will be receptive to this step. We hope they would welcome this additional step forward in opening up trade.'1 HEAVY MACHINERY Basically, Nixon's actions allow the export to China of such U.S. .products as locomo- tives, construction equipment, industrial chemicals, internal combustion engines nnd rolling mills. Ziegler, outlining ft "very rough itinerary" said the presi- dent will use Chinese-bum lim- ousines in China and will fly from Peking to i'angchow In an airplane supplied by the Chinese first time he will have used a non-U.S. air- craft during his extensive trav- els. The president, Mrs. Nixon and tire official party of 13 White House and department ad- visers leave Thursday for Ha- waii, where they will spend two nights and one day before head- ing on to Guam. From Guam, Nixon will fly to Shanghai, arriving Monday, Feb. 21 and on to Peking, arriv- ing at a.m. Monday (lOMO p.m. EST Nixon will have a series of meetings with Premier Chou En- and Senator Harold Hughes 'lnd possibly M a o Tsc- Umg. Ziegler said these will dominate ttie five days Nixon is Iowa, the sources added. The liberal group is reported to feel if would he inconsistent to permit a person to smoke marijuana in his home but make it an offence for him to give it to a visitor. Liberal members of the panel also were concerned about the possibility of police raids on pri- vate homes in search of mari- juana if any ambiguity existed on a person's rights to posses the drug. in Peking. On Feb. 26, the American del- egation will fly to the resort city of Hangchow. There thev will take a boat tour and attend a banquet before flying Feb. 27 to Shanghai for an industrial exhi- bition nnd another banquet. They leave Feb. 28 on the re- turn trip to Washington, stop- ping at Anchorage, Alaska, for refuelling. New programs planned 011 non-medical drug use OTTAWA fCP) Health Min- ister John Munro will announce new programs involving metha- done and amphetamine use later this week, his office con- firmed Monday. U.S. air armada resumes operations SAIGON fAP) E-52 bomb- rushed from Ihe United States to Guam have joined the massive air campaign in Indo- china, and tonight the air ar- mada resumed operations jn South Vietnam after a 24-hour ceasefire for Tet. Informed sources said the B- 52s, ordered across the Pacific to meet the threat of a big Com- munist offensive, fic.w their first missions from Guay Monday. Healing Substance... Shrinks Piles, Checks Itch ICxchishc healing substance proven to shrink hemorrhoids...and repair dami'.gcd lisbiic. A renowned icscnrch institute fnnnil a iinu'nie healing suh- M.-IIKC tlic ability lo shrink hcmorninuh painlessly. R rc- iidii in minutes and up healing nl liiC injured, inflami'd One hcmnrrhoirtal his- tory after nnotlicr reported striking improvement. T'.iin "-os pri-niptly and gcnlly rclicwd p.cinal reduction or rciraci ion l. shrinking) look pLicc. And most important this imprcicmcni w.is maintained in ciucs clinical ohscrvaiinns v-ac continued oicr a pcuod of rii.iny months. I'tiri hernia re, ihc.nc IcsK.md observations were miulc on paiicnls with a wide variety of licmorrlioiil.il condi- All Mm w.is accomplished v.itli a healing subslancM (Tlici- which quickly Ivips heal injured cdli nnd prow Hi nf new tissue. nfiVird in ointment and lory form called Preparation II. In nddiin'n In iKiu.illy shnnV- inr; Preparation I and ninkcs I ionics p.i in fill. I! pro cut. infection which is a >tatcd c.iu.-a orhenmrrhoiilF. Just yur for Preparation II Suppositories nr Preparation M Omtmcnl (with a special Satisfaction or your money refunded. Preporotion Government to recommend i legislature debate record EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government will recom- mend at the opening session of thn legislature March 2 that debates be published in a form- al Hansard, Mouse leader Lou Ilyndman said Monday. C.isl of the operation will likely be for each srs- jsioii. he said. ,1. Peter Swann. government consultant w it o recommended during the week- end that lull scale printed records of proceedings be kept, will be Ihe cdilor. Alhci-l.i and Prince Edward Island are the only provinces which don'l keep Hansards. Air. Ilyndman, also education minister, said the Alberta Han- sard will cover all house pro- ceedings Including meetings of commiltee of Iho whole, and and will be available between and 3fl hnurs flflor n day's silting is completed. U will also be available to citizens at a nominal cost, he said. The minisler declined com- ment on Mr. Swnni's recom- mendations concerning televi- sion coverage of the sessions or allowing newsmen lo use tape recorders in the House. The consultant had suppe.sled reporters lie allowed "to IM nil Hie tools of tlicir trade, includ- ing Uipe recorders cam- eras Under Ilou.se rules, members of the press gallery are allow- ed lake nol.es but not. to uso other equipment The gallery is located behind and above the speaker, who by a 300 year parliamcnlary tradition has the power lo exclude any spectator he sees taking notes. Mr, Swann also recommend- ed the restriction on the general public Iw removed so lalors could lake notes, rambl- ing representatives of lions lo report debate to their groups. Mr. Hyndman said earlier Ihe government will put for- ward a resolution concerning television and radio coverage of debates. CBC technicians walkout spreads By TUB CANADIAN PRESS CBC technicians remained off UK job today in four Saskatche- wan centres, as well as in Hali- fax, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Plan daily index on air pollution CALGARY (CP) Daily air pollution indexes for Calgary and Edmonton will be issued within a month, says Eugene Kupchanko of the Alberta en- viionment department. The department will also pro- vide monthly summaries of air pollutants in the cities, said the director of pollution control. The Edmonton residents said in an interview Monday engi- neers were trybg to decide what pollutants to include In the daily index, which could be made available along with weather reports. Among j n g redienls which may be included are hydrocar- bons and oxides of nitrogen, which combine in the presence of sunlight to produce smog, and oxidants and a measure of haze. Previously, the department issued only annual summaries of air pollutants in the cities. In Monclon, N.B., they re- turned to work after being out since Sunday in the scries of ro- tating strikes which began Jan. 21. The strikes are being called by the National Association of Broadcast Em- ployees and Technicians in their contract dispute with the public- ly-owned coi-poralion, The Saskatchewan centres af- fected arc Reglna, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw and Watrous. A CBC spokesman said tech- nicians remained out in Edmon- ton for refusing to guarantee they would remain on the job for a full shift. Vancouver tech- nicians, off the job since last Tuesday, were still out for the same reason. In Calgary, the men are out because they refuse to guaran- tee that they will not shut down equipment in mid-shift. The CBC has been asking such guarantees, and giving technicians who are out specific reporting times, in nn effort to see lhat only "useful and pro- ductive work" is done. The technicians call this tactic a lockout. This was not involved in Hali- fax, however, where the work stoppage was just a continua- tion of the rotating strikes. The NABET members have rejected a conciliation report which recommended a six-per- cent wage increase retroactive to last July and an additional 4% per cent next July in a 21- monLli contract. Weather and road report LPre M 19 36 26 30 9 12 -2 6 -1 ai 20 .Oil .05 .03 .61 4 .01 The announcement is ex- pected to be based on proposals in the Jan. 26 report o[ the Le- Dain Commission on non-medi- cal use of drugs. The LeDain report recom- mended establishment of a methadonc maintenance pro- gram for heroin pro- posal that drew support Monday from tlie Canadian Medical As- sociation. j The LcDain proposals would involve more stringent regula- tion of methadonc, an addictive drug thai has been used experi- mentally to wean addicts from heroin. Melhadone blocks the craving for hsroin, has less severe side- effects and is administered less frequently. Under the LcDain proposal, horoin addicts would be treated with mclhadonc until with- drawal had passed. Then they would be offered a choice between therapy aimed at a cure or permanent mainte- nance on methadonc as hospital oiil-pniicnis. The LeDain commission iden- tified use of amphetamines, known as as almost as difficult to cure as heroin addic- tion. It said the object should be prevention and also urged feder- ally-sponsored research to find an "antagonist" drug, working in the way metlmdone does with heroin, to block craving. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H Lcthhridgc M Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonlon..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary Victoria Pentictou..... Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon..... PvOgina Winnipeg ___ Toronto Ottawa....... Montreal St. John's..... Halifax Charlottetown Fredericlon Chicago N'ew York..... Miami....... Los Angeles Las Vegas Phaenix Honolulu...... Rome........ Paris......... London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 37 32 67 43 FORECAST Lclhbridgc, Calgary To- day: Mostly sunny, west with gusts to 40. Highs near 40. Lows 10-15 above. Wednesday: Continuing mild. Medicine Hat Foggy pe- riods this morning, otherwise mostly sunny. Highs 30-35. 45 30 .30 j Lows 10-15 above. Wednesday: 35 31 31 28 34 27 3'J 3) 15 15 5 27 -IS 3G 28 38 31 39 33 ..40 331.03 45 36 .GO 34 .47 45 35 .07 44 33 ,07 47 34 71 GO 04 50 66 45 73 53 60 72 59 43 48 34 52 30 43 32 4fi 32 28 25 Continuing mild. Columbia, Koolenay To- day and Wednesday: Mainly cloudy wilh occasional snow sometimes with rain mixed. Snow at times heavy in the passes. Milder. Brisk southerly winds in the main valleys. Higlis today and Wednesday near 40. Lows tonight mid twenties. Montana East ol Con- tinental Divide Variable cloudiness today tonight and Wednesday with widely scat- tered snow showers mostly western mountains. Warmer both days. Highs today 25 to 35 east 35 to 45 west. Lows to- night 20 to 33. Highs Wednes- day 30s east 40s west. West of Continental Divide- Cloudy with periods of snow to. day through Wednesday. No i m p o r t a n I temperature changes. Highs both days 30s. Lows tonight 20s. LETHBRIDGE CENTRAL SAVINGS AND CREDIT UNION ANNUAL MEETING and SOCIAL SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19th Lethbridge Civic Centre Starling at 6 p.m. Supper at 7 p.m. Meeting and Dance to follow Ticknli fur Coupls Mutt BA Purchased By Tomorrow, Wnd Fob. 16lh ol lelribrlrige Cinlral'i 311 6lh Si. S. BEHLEN BUY NOW OFF Berilen 20 gouge sleel building complete wilh end walls, anchor bolts, steel base plate and large double sliding doors (24'w x See us about this Bcblen Steel Building and ih special price. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway Box 1202 Lelhbridgn 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2 Nanlon to Cards- district are hare (on is bare; Cnvdston lo in Rood condition Highway n Trans Canada highway Lai- way has short icy sections. I gary m Highway 3 Grassy I-ake to j with g n sting Coleman is bare, Cole- j winds and a few slippery sec- tions. Banff lo Golden is mainly bare wilh some slippery sec- lions. Golden to llevelstoke re- man to the HC border tlwrc are short icy patches. Highway 5 Lclhbrid'gc to Lcnvilt is hare: Icavitt lo WalcrUm has short icy patches. Highway 6 Pincher Creek lo Walcrton has long icy sections with some drifting snow south of Pincher C-e-k, All remaining highways in the ceived 8 10 inches of snow and has been plowed and sanded. The Banff Radium nnd r.anff J.ISTI.T highways hr.ve a caver of llglit snow and have bn-n plowed nnd sanded. POUTS (IF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing M hours; Cnrway a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Boniln 9 ,m. to 6 p.m.; llooscville. 9 a.m. lo G p.m.; Kinfisfialc, B.C.. 21 hours; Porthill Hykorts B a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain Wildhorsc, A a.m. lo 5 p.m. ;