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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI lETHBHIOOl HttAlD January !l, Job-creating measures highlight throne speech VICTORIA (CP) The 1972 session of the British Columbia legislature opened Thursday with the speech from the throne promising job-creating mea- sures to help reduce the unem- ployment rate. Opposition Leader Dave Bar- rett promptly dismissed the promise, saying the govern- ment's present job opportunities program hns been "only 4.6 per cent successful." He was referring lo a recent report that only 4.6 per cent of the unemployed who applied for work under the scheme have found work. Mr. Barrett joined Liberal Leader Dr. Pat MeGeer and Dr. S'cott Wallace, the lone Progres- sive Conservative member in the house, in describing the throne speech as "a disappoint- ment." The speech, drafter by the So- cial Credit administration of Premier Bennett and read by Lieutenant-Governor John R. Nicholson, gave no indication of whether the government is plan- ning to call an election before the year Is out. Such an Indication is likely to come from the premier's budget speech scheduled for Feb. 4 Alcohol content of beer regulated TORONTO (CP) The fed- eral food and drug directorate has announced new guidelines designed to make standard the alcohol content and product des- ignations of Canadian beer. Outlined in an order-ln-council published in the Canada Gazette in early December, the new guidelines set out the designa- tion for brewery products and the upper and lower alcohol content requirements for each category. The categories and limits are: light beer 1.2 to Z.5 per cent Touring Paris pianist killed in car crash RENFREW, Ont. (CP) A world-renowned pianist was one of three persons killed Thursday in a two-car collision about 12 miles west of here. Dead are Jean Claude Casa- desus, 44, of Paris, France, Robert Trudel, 45, and Us wife Lorette, of Orleans, Ont. Gordon Moshuk, 27, of Deep River, Ont., driver of the car in which Mr. Casadesus was rid- ing, is in critical condition in Ottawa hospital. Provincial police said the ac- cident happened on Highway 17 and that Mr. Casadesus was travelling to Ottawa from Deep River, where he had just com- pleted a concert engagement. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Gaby Casadesus, also well-known Paris pianists. Police said Mr. Moshuk ap- parently attempted to pass an- other vehicle and collided bead- on with the Trudel car. alcohol by volume; beer, ale, porter and stout 2.6 to 5.5 per cent; and malt liquor 5.6 to 8.5 per cent. A spokesman for the Brewers Association of Canada in Ottawa said all the new guidelines are expected to be in force by early June. The move follows two years of discussions between tie directo- rate and Canadian brewing firms. Breweries say they are hopeful it will lead to simplifica- tion of beer marketing across the country. The association spokesman said that alcohol by volume and alcohol by weight are just two different ways of explaining the same thing. In Ontario, he added, most beer averages about five per cent alcohol by volume or four per cent alcohol by weight; but in both cases the alcoholic content of the beer is the same. He also said Canadian beer is "slightly stronger" than United States beer. I when tax cuts and other goodies for the electorate would serv as a hint that an election is forthcoming. Besides promising job Ing measures involving the B.C Hydro and Power Authority, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway housing, forest and park deve opment and protection of th ecology, the throne speech promised: whole question of ten- ure for university faculty mem bers will be reviewed by a legis lative committee. to the Publi Schools Act and to the prov inee's labor legislation will be presented. in the Litter Act to plug some loopholes will be al tempted. reform commission n- covering exproprtatto and debit-creditor relationships will be tabled in the house for study. Indian court caseworker program will be considered. school construe tion involving an expenditure of more than million will be undertaken. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported ttylei in LETHBRIDGE Hijacker's hearing adjourned CALGARY (CP) The pre- liminary hearing of Paul Jo- seph Cini, facing seven charges following the hijacking of an Air Canada jet last year, was adjourned Thursday to Jon. 28, Crown prosecutor P. S. Chrumka asked for the ad- journment because travel dif- ficulties prevented eastern wit- nesses from attending. Four of the charges against the 27-year-old Calgary resi- dent carry a maximum sen- tence of life Imprisonment. Earlier, provincial Judge R. V. Read granted a no-publica- tion order in the case follow- ing a request by defence coun- sel John Reilly. The order prohibits the pub- lication of any evidence from the hearing. Kidnapped industrialist released MADRID (Reuter) The of fitial Spanish news agency Cifra reported today that kid- napped industrialist Lorenzo Za- bala has been freed by his cap- tors. The agency quoted the Roman Catholic Parish priest of Eibar in northern Spain as saving this but added that there was no irn mediate official confirmation. Earlier today, two Roman Catholic prists and 12 workers detained In a hunt for the kid- nappers, were freed from jail in Eibar, to open the way for a ransom deal. Zabala, 44, managing director of a precision instruments firm at nearby Ermua, was kid- Dapped Wednesday by four gun- men claiming membership oi the outlawed Basque separatist organization ETA. The ETA warned it would kill Zabala next Monday unless 18 workers, dismissed for taking part in walkouts last month to back demands for higher psy, were rehired and other labor demands met. The company management agreed today to rehire the men and grant pay increases. But the workers refused the offer and demanded that their de- tained colleagues and the two priests be released from deten- tion first. THE WEIGHT WTCHERS PROGRAM.. 3-IN-1 BONUS It's the most exciting news in weight-conlrol since the Weight organization was bornl Andir'saB-for-l bonus! 3 programs in one-one to help you lose weight, one to gel you over the line to goal weight, and one to help you keep the weigh! off. THERE'S A CUSS NEAR YOU ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, LETHBRIDGe 11 Strait and 4th South TUEiDAYS and p.m. CARDSTON UNITED CHURCH, CARDSTON WEDNESDAY p.m. Norris wins Stettler SC nomination STETTLEH, Alta. (CP Galen Norris, former of the Alberta legislature, will represent' the Social Credit Party in the provincial byelec- tion here Monday, Feb. 14. He defeated Dave Melvin, a shoe store owner, and lumber dealer Allen Kaufman at a nominating convention Thurs- day night. Mr. Norris represented the Stettler constituency from 1956 to 1971, when he was upset by Jack Robertson whose death last December necessitated the calling of the byelection. Mr. Robertson helped lead the Progressive Conservatives to power in last August's pro- vincial election. He gained votes to for Mr. Norris. SPRING IS HERE? Deipile the weather, harbinger! of spring are making fheir op- pwrenea in British Columbia. Barbara Jackson, 17, hold! twin'Iambi born two weeks ago on a farm In Ladner, south of Vancouver. Hearing set for Feb. i-4 on Lord's Day Act violation EDMONTON (CP) Pro- racial Judge Lucien Maynard has set aside Feb. 1-4 to hear charges of violating the Lord's Day Act against mer chants involved in a new down own shopping rievdopmen called the Boardwalk. Hijacker parachutes with money DENVER, Colo. (AP) The 'El said today a man identifiet as Charles LaPoint, 23, was the hijacker of a jetliner, later cap- tured in a Colorado wheatfiek Thursday after he parachuted with in ransom money. An FBI spokesman said Iden- tification was made through fin- erprints. Earlier, the FBI said the hi- acker had purchased a lickel or the Hughes Air West flight under the name of John Shane. LaPoint hijacked the airliner ?er Nevada, men parachuted mm the aircraft over the Colo- ado plains. Reuters news agency said I railing device, planted in the >arachute, led police to the spot where the hijacker had landed. LaPotot, who was hurt in the anding, is expected to be taken into custody at the Logan xmnty Hospital in Sterling, SO niles northwest of Denver. He will be brought to Denver for a hearing on a charge of air pir- cy. Still remaining, however, was ffl mystery as to how LaPoint lade his exit from the DC-9. fficials said the only door open hen the plane landed at Den- er's Stapleton International Airport Thursday was a bag- age compartment. FAIRFIELD SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVI. S. Pliant 327-6614 NOW OFFER COMPLETE SERVICE AND PARTS For all madtli of Television Black Whits and Colour Radios Record Playtrs main open during this time, the effectiveness of tte law would be completely violated." The Boardwalk, which in- cludes several specialty shops, Judge Maynard ruled Thurs- day that all (charges would be beard one after another. Not guilty pleas were entered on behalf of the merchants. In a previous court appear- ance, defence lawyer Howard Rubin, acting on behalf of all the merchants charged said mm-ii his clients have nothing but re- fines of up to against in- spect for the law, but wished; dividuals or for first con- was opened building near the renovated downtown core late last year. Charges, which can result in to challenge the constitutional validity of the legislation. He said subsequent picas to higher courts could be anticipated. Mr. Rubin said in an inter- view Thursday that, at present, the only businesses that will open Sundays at the Board- walk would be the entertain- ment and restaurant facilities which can legally remain open under the Lord's Day act. Earlier, crown prosecutor Richard Anthony had said ap- peals could be delayed for as much as two years. "If they are allowed to re- Strom govt. branded deceitful EDMONTON (CP) The Strom Social Credit government was "the most deceitful, most irresponsible in financial mat- ters in the history of any pro- vincial government in Hugh Homer said today. Mr. Homer, deputy premier in the present Alberta Progres- sive Conservative government, was answering Opposition lead- er Harry Strom regarding the 1971-72 budget of the Strom government. Provincial Treasurer Gordon Vliniely said the new govern- ment has been forced to pass 565 million worth of secial war- for matters the previous administration did not budget for. Mr. Homer said Mr. Strom has failed to answer why the J65 million was "deliberately" un- derestimated far "political rea- sons." Mr. Homer said there was 'deliberate deceit" in budget- ing. Special warrants should be used only for special situations over which the goverment has viction against incorporated companies, were laid after the Retail Merchants' Associa- tion complained to the attor- ney-general's department. TabeivWarner Conservatives re-elect Long Norman Long has been re- elected for a third term as president of the Taber-Warncr Progressive Conservative Asso- ciation. Elected secretary-treasurer was Frank John Szumlas. Vice- presidents elected were: Terry Mlohaclis of Milk River, Dwight Perry of CoaldaJe and John Moreland of Wrentham. The association will send six voting delegates to the Alberta Progressive Conservative Asso- ciation annual convention at Edmonton Jan. 28 to 30. Native society staff quits EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Native Communication Society's entire staff resigned Thursday after live depart- ment heads were fired Before they quit, UK staff put out it edition of the society's newspaper, The Native People, which included a front page story headlined "Turmoil and Chaos Strikes the A.N.C.S." Government action urged on old Indian claims CALGARY (CP) Dr. Lloyd Buiwr, ciiTTni convnu- rionr, raid Tinmtey will urge the federal government to take immediate action on hng- claims by five Albert! tanda. The Blood, Sarcee, Blackfoot, Stony and Peigan bands say the government promised in 1887 to pay ammunition money of annually to each of the Won. Dr. Barber, vice-president of the University of Saskatchewan In Saskatoon, told representa- tives of the five bands he thought "The federal govern- ment has displayed supreme in- difference to the righU of In- Tbe main purpose u cUlma comjiuHloner, he said, it to hear the Indian pfevuoM and rGcomrneod 8 peniMMot fonn for claims procedures. In the meantime, he Mid, to would the federal govern- ment to provide the Blackfoot band with all the necessary to prese its claim. Government documents per- taining to Indiana were to ID unorganized mess, making It all but impossible for bands to research their claims, he said. Dr. Barber laid he Intends to recommend to Ottawa that (be government provide each band with all documents pertaining to it a task he termed ne- cessary but monumental Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY Medicine Hat-Today: Light SUNSET i snow. Lows zero five below. H L Pre Saturday: Periods of light snow. Winds NW 15. Highi near 10 above. Calgary Today and Satur- day: Periods of light snow. Lethbrldge -2 -10 Plncher Creek 39 -12 Medicine Hat -1-8 Edmonton ........-11 -24 Grande Prairie -18 -24 .21 Banff ............10 -7 .42 Calgary -9 -14 .02 Victoria ..........25 20 .20 Penticton .........45 27 .12 Prince George -3-6 .21 Kamloops ........10 9 .07 Vancouver 50 46 .41 Saskatoon ........-14 -19 .15, ________ Regina -10 -19 .151 ing rain in the southern sec- Wlnnipeg.........-10-22 .06 Sons. Winds locally south 15 .25 highs today ranging from .31' around 40 in south to 15 in .181 the north. Warmer Saturday .OJI with highs generally in the .35 thirties. Lows tonight in the twenties in the south and S to 10 north. Wind rising at times to N15-20 causing drifting snow. Lows 15- 20 below. Highs zero five above. Columbia Kootenay regions- Today and Saturday Cloudy with periods at snow except occasional rain or fretz- Toronto 32 2 Ottawa 21 -1 Montreal .........21 4 St. John's 45 20 Halifax 34 20 Chariottetowa 45 15 .01 Frederioton ......18 14 .21 Chicago 32 27 New York 45 39 .04 Miami........... 78 73 Los Angeles...... 61 47 Lis Vegas 60 35 Phoenix 70 39 Honolulu 78 63 Rome 54 35 Paris ............42 36 London 39 28 Berlin ............39 27 Amsterdam...... 39 32 Moscow 10 10 Stockholm ........37 32 Tokyo............52 37 FORECAST: Uthbridge Feri- odl of snow. drift- ing mow. Lows tonight 5-10 below. Highi Saturday near II above except possibility of highs 35 40 Plncher Creek due to Chinook. Montana Esrt tal Divide Cloudy with acat- tered snows over the western mountains today nd Siturdty. Scattered snows north and cut continued warm and wtody southwest tonight and Satur- day. Highs today 35 to 45 west and south 10 to 25 northettt. Lows tonight zero to 10 north and east 25 to 35 southwest Highs Saturday 10 to 20 east and north 35 to 45 southwest West of Continental Occasional rain vaueyi snow over the higher mountains to- day and Saturday. Loral heavy amounts of snow higher moun- tains both days. Little change in temperature. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lowi tonight 25 tO 35. Band Festival off MILK RIVER (HNS) The Junior high school band festi- val scheduled for this weekend in Milk River has been post- poned for two weeks because VVd WIUIJU L1IC IMO 1U1 HTU no control, Mr. Homer said. I of inclement weather. MUST GO! Loodmoster Easy Trol No carrying of bagi or (hovelling; provtn to ipMd up md and fertilizer handling Save Money Buy Now AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutti Highway Box 1202 Uthbridge 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway Carway to Card- ihn. long sections of picked snow. Cardston to Standoff is mostly bare with patches of packed snow. Standoff to 4 es south of Naotou is bare, rrom 4 miles south of Nanton a Ninton, covered with packed snow. Highway S, Grassy Lake to Brocket is bare. Brocket to Fin- Cher Greek is covered with thin ce and is moderately slippery, 'inchcr Creek to Lundbreck has thin covering of ice with some black Ice, moderately slippery. Lundbreck to the B.C. lorder covered with packed now. Highway 4 b mostly bare. Highway 5 from Lethbridgi to Leavitt is mostly bare. Lea- bilt to Waterton is mostly cov- ered with packed snow and ice. Highway 6, pincher Creek to Waterton, covered with ice. Highways 23, 35, 36, 52, 01 and 62 are mostly bare. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is bare, has some light drifting snow in the Morley Hats area. Banff to Golden has occasional slippery sections with some light snow. Golden to Revel- stoke is closed. Banff-Radium highway re- ceived 6 inches of new mow, plowed and sanded. Banff-Jas- per highway Is closed. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Timesj: Coutta !4 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 .m. to 6 p.m.; tooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgato, B.C., 24 hours; 'orthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Vildhorse, I a.m. to 5 p.m. Before You Buy... Check at Beny's Tlit Bony Boys ore anxious to Deal They're putting you FIRST in a BIG way or You May Pay Too Much! BE NY CHEVROLET OLDSMOE1LE SHOWROOM 2 and 8 St. S. Phone 327-3147 OK SUPERMARKET LOT Phone 327 3146 ;