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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta DEATH McMANUS - Passed away in the city on Monday, February 22, 1971, following a lengthy illness, Mr. Irvin Mc-Manus, at the age of 57 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary McManus, of Picture B"�~. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, ie.j-ruary 27, in Martin Bros. Chapel, 703 13 St. N., with the Rev. A. T. King officiating. Interment will follow in Archmount Memorial Gardens. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C3623 FUNERAL MEDHURST - Monday, February 22, 1971, Mrs. Josephine Patricia Medhurst, aged 56 years, 2619 17A Street S.W., Calgary, after a lengthy illness. Born at Yellowgrass, Saskatchewan, she lived at Foremost and Lethbridge before moving to Calgary in 1950. Mrs. Medhurst is survived by five sons, Larry D., R. Wayne, James D., Bill E. and Robert N., all of Calgary; one daughter, Mrs. Bill (Charlene) Fyfe, also of Calgary; 12 grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Letitia Jennings of Calgary; two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services from Mclnnis and Holloway's Park Memorial Chapel were held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Mclnnis and Holloway Ltd., Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, friends if they desire may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 231 7 Ave. S.E., Calgary. Friday, February M, 1971 - THE IETHMIDOI HFJtAlD - 17 Immigration bill attacked CARDS OF THANKS CARSON - We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to our many friends and neighbors who shared our sorrow in the passing of our dear mother. -Mrs. Jean K. Smith and family. 4980 HIRSCHE - We wish to ex press our sincere thanks and appreciation to all those who helped us in our hour of need. We especially thank all those who sent flowers, food and gifts, and for the prayers, sym pathy, friendship and the words of hope and encouragement sent our way in the hundreds of cards we received. A special thanks to those who participated in the funeral service, to the pallbearers, to Christen sen Salmon Funeral Home, and to all the ladies who supplied and served lunch. -Myal, Linda, Roy and Jean Hirsche. 5089 IN MEMORIAM NOWICKI - In memory of Anton Nowicki, who passed away February 26, 1969. Precious forever are memories of you, Today, tomorrow and all life through. -Ever remembered by his wife Mary and niece Virginia. 5075 Pattern You'll enjoy crocheting this afghan - you'll be proud to show it as your handiwork! Jiffy - crochet afghan in an unusual modern design - smart in 3 shades, multi-colors Revers i b 1 e, lightweight, Pattern 7006: directions. FIFTY CENTS (coins) for each pattern (no stamps please) - add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling-to: THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Readers Mail Limited 60 Front Street West Toronto 1, Otnario PROUD MOMENT. FOR KAINAI BRAVES - The Koinai Braves copped first place in the recent Bellevue Bantam Hockey Tournament. Holding the team trophy is Adrian Black Forehead, centre. Coach Richard Wells, left, holds the Bellevue Inn Trophy. Offering congratulations is Les Siray, right, vice-president of the Bellevue Minor Hockey Association. The Braves of Standoff whipped Ric Swihart's Fort Macleod team 8-5 and Pineher Creek T1-4. Bellevue mothers supplied lunches. -Vern Decoux Photo BIG SAFEWAY BRANDS SALE! Here Is Our Big Semi-Annual Sale! Don't Miss This Opportunity To Stock Up and Save at This Money-Saving Event. Remember S Brands. LONDON (CP - Controversy erupted today over the Conservative government's new bill for tougher controls over immigration. The measure drew strong criticism from minority and political opposition groups. Among the sharpest attacks was that of Vancouver-born Joan Lestor, Labor MP and a member of the party's national executive. She called it "a nasty, mean, horrid little bill which makes no contribution to race relations." A major criticism of the bill is that it would Up the balance of immigration in favor of whites and against blacks. The Guardian ran a frontpage cartoon showing Prime Minister Heath holding up a box of soap powder decorated with the face of Home Secretary Reginald Maudling, sponsor of the bill. The caption: "Reggie Washes Whiter." Maudling said Wednesday in bringing the bill in for second reading in the Commons that it is aimed at halting "further large-scale immigration" in line with the Tory manifesto for the general election of last June 18. NEED WORK PERMITS It would subject new immigrants-with some exceptions- to getting a work permit for one year in advance of arrival, and they also would have to report to the police on arrival and advise the police of changes of address. The immigrant would have to stay in the same job for a year, unless he received official permission to change. A new category of immigrants known as "patrials" would be created, who would be free from these restriction!?. They would consist of persons whose parents' or grandparents were born here-an obvious advantage to prospective entrants in such white countries as Canada. David Steel, chief Liberal whip in the Commons, described the measure as "blatantly racialist." "Ifjs flagrant concession to Powellism," he added, "is a further insult to the Commonwealth and an attack on human rights." He was referring to Conservative MP Enoch Powell, who has persistently expressed alarm at the growing number of black immigrants in Britain. $250 reward for capsule WHITECOURT (CP) - A 1250 reward has been offered for informaiton leading to the recovery of a missing radioactive capsule and its container, stolen last Sunday. Century Geophysical Corp. of Canada, owners of the 50-pound container and its pill  aimed deadly capsule, announced the reward today. RCMP said today they have no definite leads in their search. The capsule of iridium 197, a radioactive substance used for industrial x-rays of pipelines, was stolen from a parked truck in a hotel parking lot. The dull-silver container, a camera-type 10-by-12 inch box used for directing the radioactive rays, is labelled "danger radioactive material." It was the only thing taken from the truck. The container, which is locked, is valued at about $3,000 and the iridium at $500, but the company spokesman said they have no commercial value and cannot be used, even by a rival company. Beans with Pork Pineapple Juice Taste Tells Serve for lunch .... 14-fl. oz. tin Lalani From Hawaiian Islands ........4841. ox. tin Algeria seizes firms ALGIERS (Reuter) - Algeria seized a majority holding in all French oil-producing firms in the country Wednesday night to get what it has been seeking in five months of negotiations with France. The takeover was announced by President Houari Boume-dienne when he addressed about 3,000 labor union officials. Algerian leaders also announced nationalization of all French interests in natural gas concessions, as well as in oil and gas pipelines. All nationalized assets are being transferred to the Algerian state-owned oil and gas concern Sonatrach, which now controls about two-thirds of the Algerian oil output, estimated at nearly 48 million tons last year. Companies will receive compensation. The Algerian move was not totally unexpected, coming after repeated Algerian accusations of French prevarication in negotiations which were suspended three weeks ago at France's request. The negotiations involved revising an oil agreement signed in July, 1965. Announcing that Algeria was raising its share in all French oil companies to 51 per cent, Boumedienne stressed that his country was ready to maintain links of co-operation with France and that Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Bouteflika would negotiate the terms of compensation and other outstanding issues. Quebec teachers face sanctions MONTREAL (CP) - Although all Montreal schools were open this morning, leaders of the 9,500-member Alliance des Professeurs de Montreal were meeting to discuss further action in the light of proposed government sanctions against rotating walkouts by teachers. Meanwhile, negotiations i n Quebec City to settle the dispute over teacher classification were to enter their second day. Jean-Paul L'Allier, Quebec civil service minister, threatened Wednesday to take action against the Alliance des Professeurs de Montreal, the only group still continuing strike ac- Cake Mix Jelly Powder Mrs. Wrights 4 Flavours...... 19-oz. net wt. pkg. Empress Assorted Flavours ............3-or. net wt. pkg. green Gold, ball tonight TABER (HNS) - The LDSI mss}ons- Abocut \5 y�TS P�>P)e Stewards named COALDALE (HNS) - A good number were present for the recent annual meeting of the Coaldale United Church, The following were elected to the c o m m i t te e of stewards (managers): Dean Cofell, Robert Harrison and Gerald Brown Tbey will serve for three-year terms. Derek Martin was elected to serve for a one-year term. Also on this board are Eugene Gregorash, Mrs. Alex Brown, Dwight Perry, Earl Foxall, Fred Stolte and James McQuillan, secretary - treasurer. Retiring members were Mrs. Dean Cofell and John Clarke. Named to the board of tho session (elders) were: Mrs. Dorothy Pickering and Mrs Andy Romanchuk, re-elected to serve five-year terms. Others on this board are Mis. Ivan Meyers, Mrs. Robert Harris, Dr. James Oslriro, Roy I. Baker and Les Handley. Retiring member was Mrs. Jack Bond. Others elected were Roy I. Baker as envelope steward and mission and service convener; Mrs. Robert Harrison, church organist; Mrs. Alan Graham, choir director. Mrs. Ivan Meyers is the Sunday school superintendent. A young peoples group was organized in 1970. The leader is Keith Jorgenson. Its main objective is Bible study and dis tion carried out by various groups since Jan. 25. He told the Quebec national assembly he has taken the necessary steps in conjunction with the labor department to apply sanctions provided for in the Labor Code against the rebellious teachers. Under the Quebec Labor Code, the union could be fined $100 to $1,000 a day for the walkouts. Individual members could be fined $25 to $100 a day. "No halt in the action is currently foreseen," a spokesman for the alliance said following M r. L'Allier's announcement that the teachers will be fined for any new walkout. The negotiations in Quebec City began Thursday after the Quebec Teachers Corporation, which groups 67,000 members of most teacher unions in the province, agreed to suspend rotating strikes begun Jan. 25. MANY WITHOUT CLASSES The talks went on despite the walkout in Montreal of about 1,650 members of the 9,500-member Alliance des Professeurs. Some 35,000 French-speaking students in 24 schools were left without classes. Basis of the dispute is reclassification by the government of the qualifications of certain teachers in Quebec province. Although some have been placed in a higher classification, others have been graded lower and face salary freezes until they can improve their qualifications. Some teachers have been asked to pay back some of their salaries. Teacher salaries in Quebec range from $4,500 to 814,500 a year, depending on qualifications and experience. Church Mutual Improvement association will hold the annual gold and green ball at the stake centre cultural hall here Friday evening. Dancing will commence at 9 ! p.m. The event is a budget affair, : with no admission charge be-i ing made. Members and I friends are cordially invited. meet every Sunday evening in the church. Deaths Yesterday By THE CANADIAN PRESS Paris-French humorist Alexandre Breffort, 70, author of the worldwide musical hit Irma La Douce. Councils meet to probe costs of airstrip TABER (HNS) - A town council committee will meet with the Taber MD council March 8 on the airfield proposed for Taber. Maintenance costs are expected to be $2,000 a year. The MD will be asked for assistance. Eric G. Leigh of the Taber industrial commission explained the ministry of transport, on approval of application, would provide the capital outlay for the airstrip. Operation and maintenance would be borne locally. Apple Juice Ground Coffee Ice Cream Town House Vitaminized ..... 48-fl. oz. tin 7 3 3 6 3 Edwards Fine, Reg. or Elec. Pere. ............2-lb. Vac. Packed tin 1.00 1.00 89c 49e 1.89 5? Potato Chips 2 s 89c Sliced Pineapple ^ - 4�l00 Margarine Oalewood...........1 -lb. pkgs. Flaked Tuna Fish - 2 i 79� 0.99 1.19 Snow Star Straw., Van., Choc, Neop.......3 pt. ctn. Ice Cream Strawberry Jam Snow Star, 4 Delicious Flavous............2-gal tub Empress Pure 48-fl. oz. tin TURKEYS Pinecrest Quality Brand Canada Grade A Frozen Young Juniors 4-8 lb. avge. .............. lb. C Frying Chicken s&~ . 45' Chuck Roasts B.C. Apples Pears Boneless; Canada Choice Canada Good . . . ......lb. Mcintosh, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious Snack Size B.C. Anjou Extra Fancy 79' 7:95 4-98 PRICES EFFECTIVE in Lethbridge Stores February 26  27. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO IIMIT QUANTITIES. SAFEWAY CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED ;