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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTIIBRIRGF HFRAtn Monday, Ffbruorv ?l, l'77 MPs start arguments (71TAWA j.odciy Starting unlil Lh'.i merits that will dominate federal election campaign "of the month, the Commons pec-ted this year. will icauipj :i of Leaders of ilie four political WAITING IT Kevin Benton, 16-month old, sips on his nursing bottle at Toronlo International Airporl as combination of weather electronic technicians ond effects 'red 80 per if the strike by cent of flights. (CP Wirephoto) Lawyer at fault in youth's case VANCOUVER 'CT. Horf-janrl spent right months In jail ing around in Alberta, nol bun- awaiUng action on tl-s cnarM. A letter from was gling in Brilish Columbia, was responsible for Kenneth Ander- snn. 17. of Edmonton spending} a-porting that the Crown m snveral' months in jail in Van- B.C. had dropped the charge, couver without even bting con- I The V a n c o u yer lav.Tcr.' vict. a Vancouver lawyer I Ham Boyle, said in Vancouver raid Saturday. Saturday that Alberta authori- ties were as much to blame as B.C. for the youth's predica- ment. He said Anderson was out on ball on the Edmonton charges parties in Uic House set the tone Friday with the opening shots in an eight- day debale on government plans as sketched in n session-opening throne speech tlic day before. At least a half-dozen cabinet ministers and a long queue of government and opposition MPs have been polishing their politi- cal cliches and oratorial har- poons for a debate scheduled to end a week from. Tuesday. As if eight regular parliamen- tary days weren't enough for a subjects barred debate on government policies, tlie hours for talk ac-e extended. Tin-one speech sittings start daily except Wednesday at II a.m. EST instead of the usual 2 p.m., adding two hours of de- bate time most days. DETAILS EXPECTED In the course of the debale, cabint ministers will fill in de- tails of new government legisla- tive programs outlined skelchUy in the tlirone speech. Those programs include new measures to help low income Canadians buy homes, a neigh- Ijorhood improvement plan for cities, new methods of raising money for housing, federal legal aid, compensation for victims of crimes, increased benefits for fanners and fishermen, equality for women, family welfare, new national parks in the north and a program to preserve Cana- dians. The government Is expected to publish Wednesday its spend- ing estimates for the financial year starting April 1 which will provide further clues to the ex- tent of its plans. But l.ho burden of the long debale is sure lo feature echoes of the lead given Friday by the party leaders. Prime Minister Trudeau then held up his administration's record since its 1S63 election as or.e of solid accomplishment and he challenged political op- ponents to spell out how they would have done differently. .surprisingly. Robert Slan- ficld For Inn Conservatives, David Lewis of the New Domo- !crEt_, The yoii'h's cjse came to public attention in Edmonton Thursday when district court Judge II. H. Eel7.il suspended a two-year sentence handed An- derson on two charges of car when he was picked up in B.C. theft. charges of theft and posses- Judge Belzil said he was sus- jsion of stolen goods, pending sentence because of i Mr. Boyle >sa'd the youth was "bungling" by B.C. court alter i charged in juvenile court and (x-ing told Ancleron 'vc-nl lo un application was made id General Laprise, Social MP for Abitibi, subbing to the court for Cauuelle. denounced Ihe govcrn- incut for errors of commission I and ommission. The argument among the party leadc-rs set what may be the theme of the ex- pected election ada's relations with the United Slates. to B.C. last, summer and was charged with a similar offence Creditiste party picks new leader fo QUEBEC (CP) Armand Bois, national assembly mem-1 her for SI. Sauvcur. was named interim Crcdilislc leader Sun- day following a 12-hour parly I executive meeting whicii ac- j charged in un application wa: transfer him to adult court. "The probation offrrcr and I I submitted that lie should be re- turned lo Alberta and Ihe judge agreed." said Mr. Boyle. The judge set a deadline for arrangemeiius to be made lo send Anderson back to Albfrla. "I phoned Allierta. and they said they w o u 1 d come to get Mr. Boyle said. The lawyer said lie asked for a letter to confirm this, but I when the judge's deadline i came around, no letter had ar- rived. The Judge then ordered An- derson transferred to adult TROUBLE IN ANTARCTIC WATERS The cruise liner Lindblod Explorer rests on rocks ot Admiralty Bay just above Ihe Antarctic Circle. Two Chilean Navy sliips stand by. Below, some of the passengers are transferred by lifeboa! 1o the Chilean trans- port Pibto Pardo which arrived at Punla Arenas. (AP Wirepholo) Strike adds to miseries nawstovm MONTREAL (CP) Surface ransporlation remained crip- Dlod in downtown Montreal .oday by a weekend snowstorm and a strike that left most streets in the core area blocked with huge drifls. Crnc officials met this morn- Ing fo discuss a possible Injunc- tion ordering snow-removal Bloody inquiry COLERAINE, Northern Ire- land (Renter) Lord Widgery, lord chief justice of Britain, was scheduled lo open his inquiry today into the deaths of 13 per- sons during tlic Bloody Sunday march in Londonderry three weeks He will do it without the co- operation ot relatives of the Triideauphobia hinted by MP VICTORIA (CP) An Al- berta Conservative MP has predicted that Trudeaumania will develop into Trudeaupho- bia in the next federal election. Robert Thompson, the racm- xr for Red Deer, made the comment during a meeting of 45 members of the Progressive Coascrvalive Association o Vancaiibcr Island. Mr. Thompson said Prime Tnideau is a formid- able election trail foe with his "stylo and but added, ''The people of Canada ere not going to accept it this time." lie said resentment against Die Liberal government was widespread ailer "four years oi vastc." denri. who have said they would bovcolt Hie inquiry because Iliey feel it is neither independonl nor impartial. Civil rights asso- c i a t i o n members also havo promised not to lake part. They object to Lord Widgery as Ihc head of the inquiry be- cause he was a brigadier in lira British Army during the Second World War. The 13 died in Lon- donderry in shooting hy British troops during an anti-intern- ment and civil rights march Jan. 30. The troops maintain that they were provoked Into shooting. Residents claim there was no provocation. Tight security surrounded this town today as Lord Widgery prepared to take testimony from journalists and the army. The inquiry, which will last five hours B day, will he held in the county hall council chamber. It could take anywhere from a week to several months, de- pending; on the number of wit- nesses to be heard. Lord Widgery has appealed for Roman Catholics from Lon- donderry's Bogside district, the- Catholic area of the city, to be rc-prcscnlcd at the inquiry. It was not clear how many would attend, but nine Catholic priests who were in the Bogside on the day of the shooting have said they may co-operale. Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET III By THE CANADIAN PRESS CRC technicians wore back al wcrk in Ottawa today but about !QO remained out in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax. Members of the National As- sociation of Broadcast Employ- ees and Technicians, joined by icmbcrs of the Canadian Service Guild, have charged hat the corporation locked them out. CBC denied Uie lockout today, saying members of Ixith groups could return to if they ccpLcfl Cainil Samson's rcsigna- was transferred, the Moun-1 Wayne Pretty, shearing off the CRmK fl'om Alberta to get i living room, kitchen and bath- lion a.s parly chief. Mr. Samson, a 117-yoar-old car a 1 FJ s m n n from Rouyn, an- nounci'd Feb. 115 IhaL Lhu pany leafler.ship lit; up fin- grabs pnrvy nitel- jng March ia-1-i and (hat his decision lo str.nd for rc-nomina- ilicr time in jail av.aiting ap-! Marine Drive, a highway be- lion depend on parly sup- pml. Ihe rail line, port. "At the appeal, Lhe judge j The 80-ton cars missed the Party President Phil Coselte he just fallen ho- bedrooms of Ihe house, where (ween the gc-nrs and rolurned Pretty, his and fivc-tfeek- liim in juvL-iiile junftlic- old baby wore asleep. lie Homes hit in train derailment WEST VANCOUVER. B C. (CP} The Pacific Great Eastern rail line in West. Van- couver was re-opened late Sun- day right following a derail- ment .Saturday that resulted in extensive damage to two cliff- side houses. Some 24 cars were derailed when fl PGE freight left the tracks atop a 150-foot cliff al VANCOUVER (CP) Eight Fiphcrmens Cove. I su.-pec-Ls arrested here in con- Three boxcars loaded with i nection with Edmonton umber plunged down the cliff I bank holdups were being flown agree to sign guarantees of "normal functioning" while on the job. In Toronto, neither union was prepared to offer the guaran- tees, a CBC spokesman said. The Wire Sendee Guild said Xhbrirlge 'incher Cicek vledjcine Hat "timoTiton r-iff Calgary Victoria Pcnticton crews back to n ort: as the j Prince George weather office forecast toiKsmloops three more inches of snow today. Since the. slrike is legal. Ihe city voulri have to ask the prov- ince lo establish a board to study the situation. The board Montreal could immediately seek an in-, St. John's terim injunction forcing the workers back while it decided IF 45 6 10 16 -1 -1 -26 -4 -31 44 11 14 -5 43 33 47 21 15 -5 50 25 47 33 L Prc .03 .01 .01 .01 Vancouver Regina Winnipeg 19 Toronto 9 Ottawa 12 18 46 I 17 -13 1 -4 -7 on whether a state of emer- Frederidon gmcy exists. Chicago Mayor Jean Drapeau said New York Sunday the strike a "real I Miami Halifax Charlotldown threat lo the hcahh and security of the population." Commuters struggled lo get to work long after the normal Sunday night tlial a news re-1 rush-hour portal was over. porter was prohibited from Overcrowded suburban buses. doing his regular work Sunday I operating at about half-strength and forcibly ejected from the land avoiding the hilly north Toronto studios although he had letf many Monlrc- ap-ccd lo perform all work re- e'ers standing on the slrec-l cor- j Moscow mired under the union contract long after they were due at Stockholm Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Honolulu Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam 42 36 29 35 25 6S 62 70 84 49 Bank robber suspects sent back for trial "Then, on the very same clay j crashed inlo the house of back to the Alberta city today tor trial. Arrested in Vancouver during leaving only a tangled the weekend were: Tlosalyn Ma- Mr. Boyle said the youth then pile of wood. The boxcars and j ric Chirka. 20: Bare-ley decided he wanted lei appeal nwir loads of lumber were I Bracey, M; Roger Wayne Rolv Ihe Iran-fer and spenl a fur- sireim over a half-mile of i ei-Ls. 30: Taisa Marie Djakow, said there would not be a lead- ership at the Marc-ii annual merlin? The date fnr such a convention will he an-'iwn rccrjmzanre anil then re- nounced .-ifter a federal election tumcd to Alberta on Ihcir war- dale is set car ripped away part of a house owned by Jean- L'lause Weill. No one was in the Weill home at the time. Mary Elva Briggs. Eugene Os- ligui, F.ldy Parranto and Rich- ard lioss. Police said Sunday they held the rr.hlx-iy warrants for the in connection with a out) holdup of an Royal Bank Braich f.nd n 000 Albcria Treasury Branch holdup. Guildprcsidcntphipcalte work- said Curl Lsuglilm was lold he! Jcan Drapeau must pledge to assist in per- Sunday night Hie city might forming duties normally under scpk tllc mjunclion aflcr union officials failed Saturday in an attempt to get more than snow-removal workers back on the job. 10 IN'CII SNOWSTORM Tha snow crews and 7.000 other b 1 u e c o 11 a r workers launched the slnke at midnight jurisdiction of Is'ABET. Meantime. Hockey Night in Canada came from the United States Saturday after the CBC cancelled the telecast of the game: in Toronlo and then was lefl Avilh an empty screen mo- ments after ihe game at Mont- real started. Viev.-ers eventually saw a Minnesota-Boston game. DENY STATEMENT Technicians in Toronlo de- manded Sundnv night they given Ihe opportunity "lo rc-futc the -slanderous intinua'ions made bv Xasii on Kri- Tokyo 78 61 TIB 41 41 39 ,W 37 47 FORECAST: Lcthhnilgc Today: Main- ly sunny. Highs near 20. To- night. A few clmids. Winds 1V25 35 Ilirmigli the 'pass. Lows 1D-20. Tuesday: A few clouds In the morning, litllo temperature change. High 25- 35 above, Calgary Medicine Hat To. fey: Mainly s'.nny. Highs 15- Tonight: Isolated snow- flurries. Lows near zero. Tues- day: Mainly sunry. Little tem- perature change. Mainly sunny, Little temperature change. Columbia Kontcnay To- day: Clouding over near coon -01 I with periods of snow this eve- .W ning. Tor.ight. Cloudy and a few periods of snow. Tuesday. Mostly cloudy. Highs both days 40 to 45 except 30 to 35 in the Columbia dls'-rict. Lows tonifiht 25 fo 30 except 10 to 20 in the Columbia. Montana Fast of Continen- tal Divide Today: Partly cloudy much colder cast and cooler in the southwest. Scat- tered snow late tonight and Tuesday. Hijlis today and Tuesday 15 to [la east and norlh portions rr> to 45 southwest. Low.s Loniphl 10 above lo 5 be- low zero except 10 to 20 soulii- wc-st portion. West of Conlinrntnl Divide Today. Fair and a lillle cooler. Cloudy with scattered snow: to- night and Tuesday. Little change in temperature Tues- day. Highs today r.nd Tuesday 30 to 40. Lows tonight 15 lo 25. Friday night, just hours before the blizzard swept in with 10 inches o! snow and 60-mile-an- hour winds, paralyzing travel within a few hours. Suburban areas, serviced by private snow-removal contrac- tors' dug Sunday but corn- day night's National News that i milters from the suburbs found the technicians had Ealwtaged today lhal snow on the down- equipment." streets remained virtually A'urJon siatc-mc'iit said some un'-ourhwl. equipment being used by man-1 Karly today, more than agemcnt is brea.'dng down bo- 100 s, .some icrping two Iko.-s managers don't know I'.ic snowdrifts, cporating it or r> n pe.nrral-Bl.-rm fire which p.m.; Itooseville, 11.C. l> a.m. lo li p.m.: SI hours; I'orthill Hykcrls n n.m. lo midnipht. i'hief Mounlain closed. Wildhorsc, B a.m. lo 5 p.m. ;