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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ Tlir lETHBRirjGI1 HFBAln TuniHoy, rtbnm-y 77, WJ Nixon's trip to China may hurt export trade di prohibitions will have no signifi- cant effirl on Canadian As for long-term prospects. said MIC years of tension ill may find more Chinese-American rehlioi's will their'now market i lake a time to overcome. (JU-1T. While final figure fur IK I nrc run available, Canadian "l" China exceed the mark la.sL year, a 70-pcr-cenL increase in MT) j vears. Dv far tho biggest mar-1 lias licun wheat, other {iwxl.sniifs and nu'Lil.-'. Hofurc his departure Pe- Vuig, Mr. Nixon announced -niie. relaxation in American iin.iiibiUoiLs on tradhig with The trade department >aid they would have little .-iLTificance on Canadian ex- r.'.a there if Ihe U.S. becomes much m- inclined towards exporting China. Canadian exporters pnly now arc becoming in- Ti'i-eslfd ui selling to China fee.l t'mt Hx> obstacles of competing mill tl'.e i'.b. are loo great. James McAvity of Montreal, iNesidenl of [.ho, Canadian Ex- Aisocialion. says the re- u3nt U.S. relaxation of trading SALISBURY, Rhodesia (Re.u- leeung Here _ pornler minister Garfield Todd and his daughter Judith were freed from jail today after five weeks in soli e police- to Nicir rand: home iincl restricted to o one- square-mile around it. Two oilier political detainees arrested at about the same lime as the Todds last monlli, Ihe African National Council treas- urer, Josiali Chinamano, and his I ,1 IL1 uu v.nrlv.i in .-..MI- v.iiv.itier.lhis could be Thpv ,vm tmadian exporLeri s look ahead, CALGARY iCPl The ba- Mc principles upon which So- da] Credit was founded and came to power still apply, lead- er and former premier Harry Strom said here. But If the party Is to re- main viable it "must update its policies and programs lo make them to relate to the realities of the 70s." Mr. Strom told a constituen- cy meeting in Calgary Fool- hills the party was trying to re- group following 11 s defeat in August and in a byelection last week. Seven commissions have been established to "get back some of the grass roots sup- port lost in recent years" anil they will .study the parly's ap- proaches to the electorate. Although these will evolve i new policies, he said, the ba- nk problems are the same. i However, the party would not Return to the position it held in the 30s. "f am not going to look back 1 am going to look forward." wile Ruth, also were Iwing taken from Jail for detention at an undisclosed place. Tlie moving of the four det'al- nr-es, all outspoken political op- ponents of the Ian Smilh gov- ernment, was disclosed in a government Ktatomenl today sooti after Todd an- nounced that her husband and daughter were being allowed to come hom-j. Todd and his 38-y e a r -o 1 d daughter have been held in sep- arate jails without trial since Jan. 18. Their detention provoked widespread protests, but the government refused to outline charges against them. I C'anaila shipped poods npproxiniiilely S20J million (o Kiina lasl year, compared with million in 10711 and SI22.9 million in 190.1 Imports from China bsl year amounted to only S2-1" million. S21S.CIOO I1OAT Ir nine monliis last year, Cn- I nndian fxpurts included million in wheat, other grains and foodstuffs, SB.4 million m metals, and S2.1 million in wcoclpulp and other forest pral- ucls. Other export-1-, wxre small scattered, from SI'PII woi-IJi of isolopes and radio- aclivo materials, lo a Ixiat. The U.S. trade reatricUons that ii-erc rcla-xcd a week ago covered heavy equipment, such as loonmrttvcs. rolling mills, in- ternal combustion engines and conslniciion equipment. One source here said ttiese products are not likely to bs significant in Canadian-Chinese I perhaps, in Ameri- can-Chinese trade, because China prides itself on being a producer of heavy industrial equipment which it Is sending as foreign aid to other coun- tries. will put on its own trade faiv in Peking this year, from Aug. 21 to Sept. 2, in which some 250 Canadian firms would like to participate. Each one of the firms which does par- licipalc, however, will be specif- ically designated by Ihe Chinese as one products are of specific interest to Chinese stale buyers Four or five Canadian sales missioni from various sectors of Canadian industry also are expected la go to China this year. The products involved are expected in be chosen from metals and minerals, chemi- cals, transportation equipment, machinery, power equipment ard agriculture. New Western Canada party celebrates first birthday EDMONTON (CP> The Mr. Hartlelt, vho was prln- Weslern Canada Party has' cipal speaker at the rally, at- ciglit candidates in western lacked the federal government Canada for Hie next federal: for grauls to non-profit organi- TEACHER AND PUPIL Bruce Goodmurphy, 25, left) nnd educalional psychologist Perry Franklin both of Vancouver, B.C., check book that Goodmurphy wants to tackle now that he's reached Grade Five reading level. When pair gof together last Oct- ober, Goodmurphy was totally illiterate, (CP Wirephoto) Commission decision upheld on rail employees removal SL u election, a meeting celebrating its first birthday was told .Mon- day night. About 6i people at the meet- ing were utld thai the parly zalions, saying that such a pro- mcreases Pay approved for police CALGARY (CPl Pav In- creases of 18 per cent during the next two years for senior officers of the city police force were approved by city councli. The increases were recom- mended by a conciliation board after the cily and the 19 men involved sought a third-parly I setllemenl lasl December. 1 Under the terms, inspectors earn annually by 197.1, staff inspectors and chief inspectors cedure is not good "money society." "How can we build the eco- nomy, increase our standards hopes to field 74 candidates in of lie asked, the election, in an area cover- "Too much money Is going ing western Canada and west-1 otil to non-profil organiza- eru Ortario. lions." The parly's objectives are lo Mr. Bartlett said the federal gain a majority of western! government is trying to make Canada seats in the Commons the west inlo a cashless 60- and to initiate western team- ciely. work in parliament. "When we lose the cash flow- Other aims are to provide a our society, everything strong western Canada in-: he said. "And we can fluence on national policies, to look forward to seeing even achieve better quality of life i less cash in the future." and government for western I Mr- Bartlett said that Uie Canadians, and to preserve the government is trying to keep sovereignty and independence western Canada a supply area, of Canada and its paiiiamen-! selling lumber, wheat, and lary form ol government. i coal._irilh no effort to process Lloyd Bartletl, a nominee for the party's leadership, which will be decided in March, said it before it moves from the west. "The Western Canada Party Ihe party has been well ac-, wants to put common sense cepted back inlo Ihe Mr. Bartlett said. lie condemned government :epd HARD TIME "We're having a hard time corporations such as the CBC, keeping up with the j Air Canada, and the CNR as he said, noting that Alberta has i no longer necessary. Ihe strongest representation in1 "They dont have to operate Ihe parly of all the western j efficiently and show a provinces. i he said. OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian transport commission lias ipbeld its previous decision al- lowing Canadian Pacific Rail- way to remove 7fi employees from stations in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Government north parks plan rapped CALGARY (CP) The gov- ernment's Jnlention of forming new national parks in the north is "a srnokescreen" tc obscure opposition to development at IjRka Louise in Banff National Park, a public forum was told Monday night, Tom O'Keefe, Alberta Fish and G ame Assoc i ation presi- dent, said the tlirone speech an- nouncement was "just like the great Imperial Oil plan to sell shares to Canadians." The employees ba re- moved to nip.kc way for a cus- tomer sen-ice contre in Saske- loon which will take over many of their duties. The commission order takes nffect March 15. The railway has promised that families of employees occupying railway- owned houses will not be re.- quired lo leave Irefore July 31. In January last yerr, the cammitisicn granted a CP Rail application to remove 56 agents. nine caretakers and four care- tirms under contract to Uie rail- way. Rail cars will continue to operate between BcRina and flumboldt. and Saskatoon and Humboldt. Commissioner John M, V.'oo- dard, who carried oai the re- view, .said that, wilh such com- mitments by ihe railway and a promise- by Uie Saskatchewan government to reviow trucking service in northern Saskatche- wan the CP ItaiJ proposal should work. Tito Saskatchewan govern- No-strike pledge okayed by unions MIAMI BEACH, Fin. (API Top AFLrCIO leaders' approved a nihslrike pledge Monday by six maritime unions aimed al bringing long-linn labor peace to longshore and shipping indus- tries on Uie Uniied Stales Ensl Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Ue Great Lalres. Tlie six AFLCIO unions In- volved represent nearly workers. The unions said Ihe )Ian lo eliminate the long liis- :ory of labor strikes includes provisions lor'. "No strike during the period of contract negotiations; tliree- o five-year contracts to provide assurance with respect to conti- nuity of operations; uniform contract expiration dales, prov- ision for automatic wage adjust- ments annually; establishment of fi mechanism or procedure 'or the resolution of dispiitc without stoppages." The plan was described as a non-binding verbal agreement. )ut labor leaders indicated they would try to include it in union contracts with tie shipping in- dustry. The agreement among the im- ons was led by Hie Interna- ional Longshoreman's Associa- ion which is to vole on a new three-year contract March 8. The longshoremen shut down virtually all East and Gulf coast ports for 50 days in a shite last Ijefore President Nixon halted it with a Tatt-Hartlcy Act back-to-H-ork injunction. The agreement does not In- clude West Coast longshoremen, vho returned Lo work Sunday i after a long strike. Sources here said efforts would be made to bring Hie West Coast longshore, men into the no-strike agree- ment. "I think Ihe No. 1 point hera is awfully important, Uiat they've proposed there be no .strike during the period of con- tract said AFL- CIO president George Meany. The executive council of the fed- eration unanimously approved Ihe Maritime Union's agree- ment, anc" Meany Kud it was labor's aim lo try to reduce strikes hi all industries. Sources said the principal fac- tor in tho new agreement was loss of shipping business to for- eign-flag vessels and Ihe unions' hope of winning some of it back, Ttey said U.S. firms fre- quently ship on foreign vessels to avoid the frequent strikes among U.S. unions. Queen Juliana visits Canada THE HAGUE (AP) Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Bernhard left loday by air for Canada. In Montreal, the queen will pay her annual visit to her daughter Princes Christina, who lives (here. Prince Bern- hard will then go to Torouio where he will participate in talks in conneciion with fund raising for Ihe World Wildlife Fund of which bo is the presi- dent. Weather and road report sicn lo delay implementing its decision until problems in the service cenire plau were ironed out. Trudeau taker-agents from stations in menf had called on the commis- Saskatchewan and four agents and three caretakers from Al- bsria stations. One month later It suspended the order efter the Saskatche- wan government requested a re- view of the decision. The review was earned cut hi December at public hearing? in Easkn'.oon. Battleford and Wynyard, Sask. MAJOR CHANGES PLANNED Tlia railway has said that, under the consumer service; cenlre waybilling will IK j JA11-" handled at Hardisty, Alberta ?.nd Saskatoon, VTilkio, I.anigan look SUNRISE WEDNDSnAY 6 UNSET II I. Prc 33 13 ,23 C -2 -I! .01 -4 -11 .00 f, .14 1 51 Jo .03 33 30 23 40 31 Ell n .11 OTTAWA fCri Bo'h Prime Imperial Oil Ltd., Bredenhury' i "Jn'stcr Trudeau and Transport "......ert, "Lloydminstcr, Prince DonJanucson prom- cre-ncd by Standord Oil of New Jersey, is a partner in the pro- posed million development In the Lake Louise area. Last week a company executive sug- gested multinational firms sell more shares in countries where they operate and included Im- perial ainons those companies. Mr. O'Kccfc to'd the forum, attended by cbout 500 persons, tho Lake Louise proposal was into a di sion by the Canadian transport j commission which alloM's Cana- Fourteen mobile supervisors, Pacilic (o move 7fi I employees from stations in Sas- katchewan and Alberta. The Koveniment faced a ser- ies of questions on the impend- ing layoffs when the Commons bcrt Nipawin and Yorklon, all in Saskalchewn. who will be responsible for cus- tomer contact, will be located at Provost, Alt-l., and Meadow I.Ekc, Mclfort, Lanigan, Lloyd- minsler, Wynyard, Pruice Al- 'incher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary Victoria Penticfon Prince George Kamloops..... Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg...... Toronto Ottawa....... Montreal St. John's Halifax Cbarlotletown Fredericton Chicago Xew York..... Miami........ Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rr.iriG Paris London Berlin....... Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo -.1 -17 (i -10 5 .10 I ,30[ 0 .25 7 .02 5 -5 48 21 37 69 61 63 55 77 57 82 51) 41 42 33 30 46 32 41 3li 35 K 37 3-1 49 33 IT "-IT T-. T T- I lilt U fllllft IJIU l-UlllllllHlO bcrt Foam Lake, today, ar.d John Diefenba- FORECAST Lcllibriilgc Today: Fog this morning. Highs in Ihe mid 20s. Tonight and Wednesday: Cloudy with pe- riods ol light snow. Lows near 10 above. A Tew fog patches Wednesday morning. A little- cooler. Medicine Hal Today and tonight'. Clouding over this morning. Chance of fog patch- es overnight. Highs near 15. zero-five above. Wednes- day: Mainly cloudy and B little colder. Calgary Today and to- night. Periods of light snow. Fog patches this morning and again overnight. Ilighs 10-15 above. Lows near zero. Wed- nesday: Mainly cloudy with little change In temperature. Columbia, Kodlenay To- day: Cloudy. A few snowshou-- ers this afternoon and eve- ning. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. Occasional snow in the Columbia district. Highs loday and Wednesday in the thirties. Lows lonight 15 lo 23. Montana East of Con- lincnlal Divide Fair east and mostly cloudy west poibon early loday. Scattered west porlion spreading over most sections tonight and Wed- nesday. Little change in tem- perature loday. Colder lonight and Wednesday. Highs to 30. Lows tonight 5 M !5. Ilighs Wednesday 10 to 20. West ot Continental Cloudy with scattered snow lo- day through Wednesday. Lilllo change in lemperalure. Highs today nnd Wednesday in 30s. Lows tonight 15 lo 25. win, mo bane Louise proposal was Biggar Yorkton, North j kcr fPC-'prince Albert) said j indirectly supported by the pro- Batt.leford and all in j tnat ,lnlcss lhc movc is halted, vinrial government's promo-1 "many large towns and vil- leihhridge Chamber of Commerce rd 1-1 Telegraph messages and in- j lagcs" will become gliosl towns. quiries will be handled by the] He said cabinet should review Support for the project came customer service centre in Sas- (tlw commission decLsion j from John TownJey, a Calgary I kaloon. _ _ that jlL-ncc will Iw done tion of the area In Japanese and United Stales skicr.s geologist, who said Ihe area di- redly affected by Ihe proposed Package and less-tlian-carload Mr. Trurleau .said he was not freight will be handlfvl by C71: familiar with the situalion but j 7 p.m. EL RANCHO CONVENTION CENTRE Guest Speaker HON. PETER LOUGHEED PREMIER OF ALBERTA COST PER PERSON Tickets available at leister7! Music ltd. and from Ihe Chamber of Commerce development WKS less than two Transport or privnlc (nicking r.ould look inlo il. square miles and a proup of I parks covered more llian I squai c miles. Outdoor recresitifin h coming moro popular and I ic j skiing Jii-r- bccomn t more in dt-mnnd, lie said. i Plans for Lake rail [or iicc-oniinodation for shirrs