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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta gj - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, February 17, 1978 Princess Anne rides a mule DEBAEEK, Ethiopia (AP) - Princess Anne is touring the .nigged country of northwestern Ethiopia by mule. The 22 year old princess set out Thursday from Sankaber for the small Village of Geech, only 10 miles away but at an altitude of 11,600 feet. The princess, on a 16 day visit to Ethiopia and Sudan, and her party of eight persons was to camp at Creech Friday and press on to the provincial capital of Gondar Saturday. Basteclo funeral Monday VICTORIA (CP) - Funeral services will be hsld here Monday for former Saskatchewan Lt.-Gov. Frank Lindsay Bas- Pier re misses WINNIPEG (CP) - Prime Minister Trudeau will not attend a western Liberal policy conference here today as originally planned. A party spokesman said Friday some of the western Liberal leaders will not arrive in tedo, who died in hospital Thursday at the age of 86. Mr. Bastedo was lietenant-governor from 1958 to 1963. cy session Winnipeg until this afternoon. Mi\ Trudeau was to leave for Sudbury shortly after noon. Prime Minister and Mrs. Trudeau attended a $75-a-person fund-liaising dinner Friday night, and a public coffee party and two senior citizen's homes this morning. Irishmen struggle for life BELFAST (Reuter) - A Protestant and a Catholic fought for their lives in hospital today following separate murder attempts in the Northern Ireland capital Friday night. The Protestant was shot five times from a passing car as he stood in front of a shop in a mixed area of the city. He is in serious condition. The Catholic was found slumped in a parked car in East Belfast. His condition was serious. 20 more PoWs flying home TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - Twenty more former United States prisoners of war were flying home today-some convinced their years as Communist captives were not wasted. The seventh and final planeload of the 143 former PoWs released earlier this week was due to arrive here at 11:45 a.m. EST after a Trans-Pacific flight from Clark Air Base, in the Philippines. And the Pentagon announced WANTED SHORT ORDER NIGHT COOK - AT - VENTURA INN RESTAURANT COALDALE _ Phone 345-4811 that another 20 prisoners will be released to U.S. authorities in Hanoi at 4:30 p.m. EST today. By Hanoi's count, that would leave 379 Americans still due for repatriation. Controversial film cleared LONDON (AP) - Distributors of Marlon Brando's controversial Last Tango in Paris announced here the film has been approved for screening in Britain to adults only. The distributors, United Artists, said one 10-second cut had been approved by Director Bernardo Bertolucci. The cut was in the sodomy scene. ON INCOME TAX 1 Up to $4,000 a year may be deduct-| ible for income tax purposes from I your income if you invest it in a 1 REGISTERED I RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN while you also guarantee yourself a monthly retirement income for life. Ask me for details. GORDON N. HOPKINS 515 7th ST. S., LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3815 Residence 327-1994 SUN LIFE OF CANADA Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. French. Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. Saturday, July 11th. Marched at 9:30 parallel to the Boundary Commission Road, which is in U.S. territory hereabouts. Watered horses and cattle at a pond near the 20 mile post on the boundary line, opposite Grants, Bought two yokes of oxen and some collars, also some firewood, which we had to carry to our itfixt. camping ground. Struck Boundary Comm. Rd. at the 23 mile post and followed it for 7 miles more. Camped beside a marshy pond which had dried up. Got a few buckets of water by digging in the mud, good land but no wood or water. EATON'S Congratulate . . . . The Students of Hamilton Junior High on their retracing of this trek of the N.YY.M.P. It Pays To Shop at EATON'S . . . Where you get the big choice, the best choice, at Moderate Eaton Prices! relief By TOM MITCHELL OTTAWA (CP) - The cost of living hangs over Finance Minister John Turner as he puts the finishing touches on his budget speech this weekend. The government has pledged, in the words of Prime Minister Trudeau, that there will be "some relief" in the speech Mr. Turner presents in the Commons starting shortly after 6 p.m. MST Monday. Statistics Canada's consumer price index marched steadily upward through 1972. In January, latest month for which figures are available, it jumped almost one per cent over December with increases in costs for food and housing, the two biggest items in the consumer dollar. Several avenues are open to Mr. Turner for providing the promise relief and the government has committed itself in at least one-bigger pensions for the elderly. Tax reductions also apperar a distinct probability. The budget, single most important exercise the federal government performs, will be complicated this time by the minority position of the Liberal government in the Commons and the need to hold New Democratic Party support that so far has kept it in office. STILL SOME LEFT OVERS It is also complicated by the fact that legislation to carry out some steps proposed in Mr. Turner's last budget May 8 still has not been handled by Parliament. It was left hanging because of last summer's recess, the September election call by the Liberals and the fact that, after the Oct. 30 election, the Commons returned to work only early in January. The May budget included corporate tax reductions designed to reduce unemployment by spurring plant expansion and creating more jobs. The measures raised the NDP's Hackles. New Democratic Leader David Lewis hinged virtually his entire election "campaign; on the theme of "corporate welfare bums" who, because of government policies, he said, are not paying a fair share of taxes. Peking banquet U. S. presidential adviser, Henry Kissinger and China's Premier Chou En-Lai, centre, arrive at a banquet hall in Peking Friday night. The dinner was given in honor of Mr. Kissinger and his 17-member party who are visiting the country for talks with Chinese leaders. WINNIPEG (CP) - Prime Minister Trudeau re-entered the region that rejected him most heavily in the last federal election with' a plea Friday for a "new national policy" aimed at resolving regional disputes. Accompanied by his wife Margaret, the prime minister urged 700 Liberals at a $75-a-plate fund-raising dinner to help "reforge the alliance" of Canada's regions by letting Ottawa know what Westerners want. A special conference on the West, promised in the throne speech, would give Westerners an opportunity to help find solutions to the things that alienate them and give them the feeling that they, like Quebecers and Qntarians, have power in the capital. Soccer r LONDON (CP) - Results of Saturday's Old Country soccer games: ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 1 Leicester 0 Coventry 0 Tottenham 1 Crystal P 3 Stoke 2 Derby 4 Southampton 0 Everton vs. Norwich ppd. Ipswich 4 Man United 1 Leeds 1 Chelsea 1 Man City 1 Liverpool 1 Sheffield U 0 Birmingham 1 West Ham 2 West Brom 1 Wolverhampton 1 Newcastle 1 Division H Aston Villa 1 Preston 1 Blackpool 1 Huddersfield 1 Bristol C 3 Brighton 1 Carlisle 1 Burnley 1 Fulham 1 Sheffield W 0 Hull 0 Millwall 2 Luton 1 Cardiff 1 Oxford 2 Orient 1 Portsmouth 2 Notts F 0 Queen's PR 5 Swindon 0 Sunderland 4 Middlesbrough 0 Division III Blackburn 0 Bristol R 0 Burnemouth 2 Bolton 0 Grimsby 1 York 2 Halifax vs. Brentford ppd. Notts C 1 Shrewsbury 0 Oldham vs. Chesterfield ppd. Plymouth 4 Rotherham 1 Port Vale vs. Rochdale ppd. Wrexham 4 Southend 2 Division IV Aldershot 2 Torquay 1 Barnsley 1 Bradford C 2 Bury 1 Chester 1 Crewe vs. Reading ppd. Darlington 3 Cambridge 3 Exeter 0 Southport 1 Hartlepools 1 Lincoln 0 Hereford 4 Colchester 1 Newport 5 Gillingham 1 Peterborough 2 Stockport 3 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 1 Ayr 0 East Fife 2 Celtic 2 Morton 3 St. Johnstone 0 Division II Forfar 1 Queen's Pk 2 Montrose 1 St. Mirren 4 All other Scottish matches ppd. IRISH LEAGUE Bangor 1 Glenavon 1 Coleraine 2 Ballymena 1 Distillery vs. Ards ppd. Glentoran 3 Lame 2 Linfield 2 Cliftonville 1 Portadown 1 Crusaders 0 2720 21st AVE. SOUTH (Corner 21 Ave. and 28 St. S., Lethbridge) FEB- 18-23, Sun. Feb. 18, 11 a.m.- "DO WE NEED A NEW GOSPEL?" (Morris Bailey of Moosa Jaw, Sask. Spanking) Sun. Fob. 18, 6 p.m.- "WHO IS THE AUTHORITY?" (Morris BGiley). Mon. Fob. 19, 7:30 p.m.- "IS THE CHURCH OF CHRIST A DENOMINATION?" (Morris Bailey) Tues., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.- "IS THERE REALLY A GOD?" (Marvin Nerland of Calgary speaking) Wed., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.- "IS THE CHURCH REALLY NECESSARY?" (Marvin Nerland) Thurs.,.Feb. .22, 7:30 p.m.- "IS BAPTISM REALLY NECESSARY?" (Elden Givens of tethbridge speaking) Frl., Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.- "IS THERE REALLY A HEAVEN AMD A HELL?" (Dave Bradford of Calgary speaking) EVERYONE WELCOME. For more information call 328-0972 or 328-0855. COME AND HEAR THESE VITAL THEMES DISCUSSED. YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS WILL BE WELCOMED It was Mr. Trudeau's second appearance on the Prairies since the election. In December he met Western party leaders in Regina where he outlined the government's $350-million winter works program and announced measures to tighten the unemployment insurance program. He made no promises this time. His speech, in a province that elected two of the seven Liberal MPs from Western Canada, was sprinkled with historical anecdotes emphasizing what he said was the "glue of nationhood"- the will of a people to keep a country together. Federal politicians face their toughest job when they try to reconcile opposing regional concerns without weakening the country as a whole, he said. But a solution to that problem was needed as a foundation on which to build the "new national policy." oils SANTO DOMINGO (AP) -Francisco Caamano Deno, rebel leader in the 1965 Dominican civil war, and two other guerrillas were killed by government forces Friday, the army announced. The military said the three men were shot by soldiers hunting insurgents who were reported to have landed on the Dominican coast Feb. 4 from Cuba with plans to overthrow President Joaquin Balaguer. The two other guerrillas were identified as Herberto Lalane and Jose Wellington Ascanio. Fund bill undecided as NDP, Tories switch OTTAWA (CP) - New Demo-era t s and Conservatives switched roles Friday, leaving unpassed a bill for $1.29 billion in extra funds needed for government programs. issues broadcast caution OTTAWA (CP) - The Canadian Radio Television Commission cautioned individual radio stations Friday not to implement a reported agreement between the Canadian Association of Broadcasters C.A.B. and the Association of Chiefs of Police before consulting with the commission. In a telegram to Don Hamilton of Vancouver, president of the C.A.B., commission chairman Pierre Juneau said that the Broadcast Act "imposes on each broadcaster the responsibility for his programming." "The CRTC considers the independent dissemination of news as a primary requirement of this responsibility, said Mr. Juneau. Any restraint on news broadcasting "would be a matter of the most serious concern to the commission." Mr. Juneau's telegram referred to published reports of an agreement between police and private television and radio officials "purportedly giving police greater control over news during crises." The CRTC head said he knew of no such agreement and asked to be advised immediately if such existed. "The commission will expect that individual broadcasters will not implement any agreements such as that referred to in the media reports until consolation with the commission has taken place," said Mr. Juneau. (See local reaction story on Page 17) Spitz bows out of academy awards show HOLLYWOOD (AP) -Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz withdrew yesterday from the Academy Award presentations scheduled for March 27, in which he had been asked to hand out an Oscar, an academy spokesman said. Spitz, winner of seven gold medals at the Munich Games last summer, said he felt that "the honor of being a presenter should be reserved for those who have contributed something to motion pictures," the academy spokesman said. INSURANCE r LIABILITY m BONDS c AUTO $ FIRE ROSSiTER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor 5)7 4th Ave. $. Phone 327-1541 CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME The most compact and unique motor home on the road today. The only motor home in the 22 ft. capacity with TWIN BEDS and GAUCHO DINETTE that can be parked at parking meters in any City legally. The SMOOTHEST RIDING and having the LEAST NOI5E while travelling because of special RUBBER MOUNTING and FLOTATION tires. Being low slung gives more stability and much better mileage than dual wheels. You have to ride in a CONESTOGA to realize the vast difference over the dual wheels and single ordinary lires. 22 ft. and 24 ft. capacity models sleep six and eight respectively or with double bed sleeps four. There'is more room in these motor homos on account of the GAUCHO DINETTE design which can be made into a 52" bed. With %" fir firewall laced with 2%" screw nails Into a 2" wall makes one of the strongest constructed motor homes made today, We have some vehicles on the road having gone forty and fifty thousand miles and still have NO SQUEAKS OR RATTLES. Our MINISTOGA 19 ft. sleeps six without upper bunk. Mora room inside and more space in the shower room than in most other makes. All our models have STYRAFOAM INSULATION, NO FIBRE GLASS. For your summer and winter comforts we can provide air conditioners and storm windows. McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA The Conservatives, who had prevented the government from getting the money for the last two weeks, suddenly appeared in a hurry Friday to get the bill passed. But a string of NDP members rose to question items in the bill. The $1.29 billion is for the fiscal year ending March 31 and includes $350 million for winters works, $454 million to cover two government loans to the unemployment insuran.ee account and lesser amounts for other programs. The exchange of positions was nearly total when the Conservatives voted with the Liberals to defeat an NDP motion that would have halved an external affairs department request for $490,500. The NDP has been supporting the minority Liberal government on major issues, keeping it in office. Prank Howard (NDP- Skeena), who introduced the motion, accused external affairs of "fantastic waste." The department wants the money to open three new offices abroad. Catcalls and _ jeers erupted 'from NDP benches when the Conservatives rose with the Liberals to oppose the motion. The vote was 72 to six. U.S. dollar steady again TOKYO (AP) - The United States dollar was steady again today on the Japanese exchange as stability appeared to have returned to the world's money markets following a week of devaluation and uncertainty. The dollar finished today's half-day session on the Tokyo market at 264.10 yen, unchanged from Friday's close. Human Quebec solution is a working language MONTREAL (CP) - French must become Quebec's working language because that is the most human solution to the province's linguistic problems, says the chairman of a four-year inquiry into the issue. The abolition of state-supported English schools was considered by the commission, but chairman Jean-Denis Gendron called it a "very drastic and much more brutal" solution. Instead, the commission into the status of French in Quebec "weighed the pros and cons, the social aspects and the necessity and decided to see if people are reasonable," Mr. Gendron said in an interview Friday. . GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES, PRESENTS iTHE ^"^.svT Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY 7:36 SUNSET 5:55 H L Pre Lethbridge ....... 45 33 Pincher Creek... . 43 34 Medicine Hat...... 40 23 Edmonton....... 42 18 .01 Grande Prairie ... 43 33 # , Banff........... 42 26 Victoria ......... 47 40 .17 Prince George .... 45 34 .17 Karaloops ... . 43 36 . , Vancouver ,...... 51 43 .32 Saskatoon....... 27 8 28 7 Winnipeg........ 11 * 8 6 -9 .02 7 -14 13 -18 .02 19 -14 New York....... 37 9 .03 Washington...... 40 8   71 46   Los Angeles ...... 74 51 San Francisco ... . 64 50 Las Vegas ... ... . 42 22   62 42 41 21   54 45 39 32 *  London.......... 46 34 # # 37 30 Amsterdam....... 39 28   36 25   Stockholm....... 39 34  a Tokyo........... 59 39 ..� FORECAST: .............. Lethbridge, Medicine Hat - Today and Sunday, snnny. Highs today near 45, lows tonight near 30. Highs tomorrow near 40. Calgary - Today, cloudy periods with the chance of a brief shower this morning. Sunny with highs in the low forties. Tonight and Sunday mainly clear. Lows 10-20. Highs 33 to 40. Columbia Kootenay - Today: Occasional rain or wet snow. Tonight, clear periods. Sunday cloudy with sunny intervals. Highs both days near 40. Lows tonight in the twenties. MONTANA. East of Continental Divide - Partly cloudy with a few snow showers over western mountains today and Sunday. Gusty westerly winds at .times. Cooler most sections Sunday. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 20s except 30s along east slopes. Highs Sunday 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide - Vairable cloudiness with a few showers mostly over mountains today and Sunday. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20s. NEW DICK ORSTEN AT GENERAL FARM KEN DICKSON We now have fo offer along with our cash or grain policies for your Farm Equipment and Irrigation needs a long term "Lease Purchase Plan" Come In And See The Boys At GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF 9:00 A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lethbridge district are mostly bare and dry in good winter driving condition. Highway 2 to Edmonton is bare and dry with no slippery sections. Highway 3 west to the B.C. border is generally good with city sections through toe towns. Highway 3 east to Medicine Hat is mainly bare and in good winter driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff fs in good driving condition with some drifting snow at Morely Flats. Banff to Revelstoke is plowed and sanded with a few slippery sections. Banff-Radium and Banff-Jasper highways are mainly bare with a few slippery sections. Motorists are reminded that snow tires or properly fitting chains are mandatory in all national parks and on ski access roads. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C.; 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain closed; Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;