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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 - THE LETHBRIDGE HIRAID - Friday, January 29, 1971 French graduate hiring plans by govt, defended OTTAWA (CP) - Acting Prime Minister Mitchell Sharp defended Thursday the government's intention of making special efforts to recruit French-speaking Canadians into the public service and said there will be more of such efforts. The defence came as the opposition again raised the question of a confidential memo on a proposed $2 million program to recruit 250 French-speaking graduates from Quebec into the public service in 1971. Mr. Sharp denied that the RCMP is investigating how one memo was leaked to a reporter. The memo became public last week when Treasury Board President C. M. Drury was confronted with it on a television news program. It has been the subject of bitter exchanges in the Commons all week. The government maintains that the memo, marked "confidential" and "no official an- nouncement will be made," is merely a "feasibility study" to determine whether such a program could be carried out if the government approved it. Critics say the memo refers to a program that exists. In reply to a question by New Democrat Leader T. C. Douglas, Mr. Sharp said that both he and the government are in favor of recruiting more French-speaking Canadians into I the public service, and said that Group plans stronger hand in farm-policy poker game By DOUG SMALL OTTAWA (CP) - The Canadian Federation of Agriculture will play a much stronger hand in the farm-policy poker game as a result of the federation's annual meeting this week, President C. G. Munro said Thursday. Mr. Munro said in an interview that the federation's "No. 1 thrust" is to increase its involvement in government decisions. CFA policy on government-producer co-operation calls for e "solid, unequivocal commitment by all governments to vastly improve the process by which producers work effectively with governments in the development, implementation and evaluation of farm policy." Member support of such a policy will ensure much greater access to governments and a much better dialogue with them, Mr. Munro said. "And we can do with a lot fewer decisions by surprise than we have had in the past." MAKE POLICY Some 40 policy stands were approved during the meeting. Issues ranged from major grain and dairy policy to a resolution that the government be asked to remove the duty on Two of French quintuplets die GRENOBLE, France (AP) -Two of the quintuplets born Thursday to a teacher died during the night. Probe death at Gleichen GLEICHEN (CP) - RCMP today are investigating the death of Nancy Bear Shirt, 21, of Gleichen, who died in the Blackfoot Indian Hospital Thursday. She suffered severe head injuries but RCMP said exact cause of death has not been determined. No charges have been laid although a man was arrested following investigation. Gleichen is about 40 miles southeast of Calgary. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Blrfg. 328-4095 Both were boys. The remaining boy and two girls were in incubators, and doctors would not indicate their chances of survival. The 29-year-old mother, Mich-ele Riondet, was reported weak Mrs. Riondet and her husband, Jean-Francois, 30, have a three-year-old son. She had taken none of the fertility drugs which have been responsible for many multiple births in recent years. Riondet is an industrial designer. The quints were the third set on record in France. One set was born in 1957, but all died. A second set was born in 1964, and two girls and a boy survived. BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) One of the quadruplet girls bom to a 22-year-old Thai woman two days ago was alive today, and the doctors reported she was not in good condition. The babies were born in Korat, 120 miles northeast of Bangkok. They were 2Ms months premature. The mother was reported doing well. It was the first quadruple birth reported in Thailand. University of Leth bridge CONCERT SERIES 1970*71 SEASON HAROLD ZABRACK (piano) YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Wed., Feb. 10th - 8.30 p.m. ADMISSION: ADUITS S2.00r STUDENTS SO* Ticket* at Leiiter't Mutlc, University General Office, or at the deer electronic bird scarers-not available in Canada-because high sales and excise taxes make them "a rather doubtful value to a farmer." Grain policy approved by the delegates would modify recent proposals to set up a grains income stabilizations program The CFA asks that the stabilization program include payments to farmers related to changes in the cost of farm production. As well, government payments into the program should exceed those of farmers six to one. In the dairy field, delegates approved recommendations for increases in direct subsidies and the amount paid in price supports. They called for a 10-year government policy program so producers could better plan production. Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board, promised a new farm program that would inject $40 million into forage crop production during the next two years. Each producer would receive 'perhaps $10 an acre" for his forage holdings over 25 acres. The program would increase forage production by about 4 million acres, Mr. Lang said. PROMISES HELP Agriculture Minister H. A. Olson, in turn, indicated the government soon will announce a new small-farms adjustment policy designed to help farmers who wishing to leave the industry with manpower and guidance programs. Perhaps the most contentious issue of the week was the question of free trade in beef between Canada and the United States. Delegates defeated a resolution urging talks between the two countries in order to achieve a free continental market. Western delegates, supporting the free-trade stand, urged passage of the resolution to remove "dips and dives" in the present marketing arrangements. But eastern members, stres-ing protectionism, saw "great risks" in the plan. The resolution was replaced by one calling for a cost-benefit study on the question of continental free trade. that policy has been "endorsed by all parts of the country." Mr. Douglas said the policy of creating a bilingual public service was not the point. The point was that whoever proposed a program designed to recruit only French-speaking Canadians from Quebec was trying to destroy the principle of hiring on merit. Mr. Sharp said: "I don't believe, in this case, the merit principle is at issue." The principle was that the government needed more French-speaking public servants, and he hoped the opposition wouldn't disagree with the government trying to recruit them. Robert Muir (PC-Cape Bret-1 on The Sydneys) asked whether French-speaking graduates from Nova Scotia were included in the government's plans. "I would certainly hope so," said the minister. Why then asked Mr. Muir, did the confidential memo only refer to French-speaking graduates from Quebec? MORE TO PROGRAM "The answer is simple," said Mr. Sharp. "It is because this is not the whole of our program." Eldon Woolliams (PC-Calgary North) asked whether the RCMP had been asked to investigate the leak of the confidential memo. Mr. Sharp responded with i simple no. Mr. Sharp said that he had asked both Mr. Drury and State Secretary Gerard Pelletier about the circulation of the document proposing the recruitment program, and that neither had been aware of its contents. He hadn't had time to question other cabinet ministers. At any rate, Mr. Sharp said, the proposed program could not have been effected without the approval of Parliament. No major wheat sales expected Huge traffic jams develop BERLIN (AP) - Huge traffic jams developed again today as East Germany continued its harassment of Berlin access roads for the third straight day, Delays were reported at all crossing points into East Germany for traffic to and from West Berlin. But the Communists had shifted their emphasis to traffic The pretext for the current harassment, the third such period of sop-and-go tactics in less than two months, is the opening of a Free Democratic party state parliamentary meeting in West Berlin and the appearance here of West German President Gustav Heinentann and Chancellor Willy Brandt, who is to arrive Saturday. The Communists are trying to force the West Germans to abandon their political ties to West Berlin, which they call a separate entity on their territory. CALGARY (CP) - Canada; should not expect major wheat sales this year, an Alberta department of agriculture official said today. "There is no reason to expect a return to the high world-trade of the mid-60s unless major crop failures are experienced in a number of countries," Orlen Bratvold, director of the department's plant industry division, told a provincial agriculture-industry conference. "The trend to self-sufficiency in wheat in many importing countries will continue." Mr. Bratvold said there is a 'real danger" Canadian wheat growers might seed mora than 20 million acres to wheat in the 1971 crop year. "Despite expanded export sales and domestic consumption, the projected carry-over, July 31, 1971, will be in the vicinity of 670 million bushels. This is still a larger carry-over than desirable. "The real danger seems to be that producers may increase beyond 20 million acres" and this would leave BUFFALO COATS IN FASHION - Paul Burford and Sophie Bietiadecka walk along a Toronto street in maxi buffalo coats purchased at a Winnipeg auction by a Toronto store which specializes in secondhand fur coats. The coats had previously been worn by Winnipeg policemen but are now being phased out. Manson ejected from courtroom NDP leadership hopefuls to tour Canadian cities LABOR CLUB OTTAWA (CP) - New Demo-c r a t i c leadership candidates will begin a campaign tour of Canadian cities with a meeting in Toronto, Feb. 3, the party announced today. This is a change from a pre-v i o u s 1 y announced itinerary, which stands except for two other changes. A meeting Feb. 17 in St. John's, Nfld., has been added, and one scheduled for Halifax, Feb. 18, has been switched to Sydney, N.S. When the campaign to succeed New Democratic Leader T. C. Douglas ends in Ottawa in late March, the leadership con Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th Street North Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS Fri. and Sat. Evening - Jan. 29 and 30 "SUNSET FOUR" Yvonne and Marv Qualley SOCIAL EVENING Sat., Jan. 30 - 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by the ''CAMEOS" $5.00 PER COUPLE Members and Invited Guests! tenders will have faced 19 regional audiences. Candidates declared so far are: Ed Broadbent, MP for Os-hawa-Whitby; John Harney, former party secretary for Ontario; Frank Howard. MP for S keen a; James Laxer, a Queen's University lecturer; and David Lewis, MP for York South. The party is underwriting expenses of candidates to a maximum of $1,000 each. Each candidate is limited to total campaign expenditures of three cents a party member, about $10,500. FOLK STONE WITH DEE HIGGINS PAUL HANN RUSSELL THORNBERRY HUMPHERY and the DUMPTRUCKS SUNDAY EVENING, JAN. 31st 2 shows 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE ADMISSION $1.50 PER PERSON Tickets available at Leiiter't Mustc LOS ANGELES (AP) Charles Manson has started the' penalty phase of the Sharon Tate murder trial by insulting the judge, punching his lawyer and getting kicked out of court. The outbursts came in a day of unpredictable twists Thursday which suggested that the penalty hearing would be as surprise-filled as the seven-month-old trial of the 36-year-old hippie clan leader and three women co-defendants. The action included testimony by a black musician nicknamed "Lotsapoppa" who said Manson once shot him and an unexpected motion by the chief defence counsel to change Patricia Krenwinkel's plea to innocent by reason of insanity. The plea was rejected. Manson was convicted last Monday of murder-conspiracy in the slayings of Miss Tate and six others in August, 1969. Three women followers, who were described by the state as robots who did the killings at his command, also were found guilty. As the women arrived Thursday, clad in chic pants suits, de-f end ant Susan Atkins, 22, walked into court mimicking a robot, her legs stiff and arras moving machinclike at her sides. The same Jury which found the four guilty must decide between two sentences, life imprisonment or death in the gas chamber. Manson asked to speak before the first witness was called. He arose and repeated an old demand-to be his own lawyer. When Superior Court Judge Charles Older denied the motion, saying Manson was inadequate to represent himself, the defendant shouted: "You've al ready convicted me of something I didn't do! ... There's no justice here, Older! Dammit, man, look at it! . . . What good is a courtroom if it's onesided?" At one point, he eyed prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, then said, "If you'd leave me alone in this courtroom, I'd tear that little boy apart." The judge told him to sit down. Manson did but, referring to the judge, shouted: "He ain't got no guts! He's a woman!" PUNCHES LAWYER As the first witness was being sworn, Manson suddenly told his lawyer, Irving Kanarek, "I can't communite with you,' then began punching him in the arm and chest as they sat side-by-side at the counsel table. Manson was pulled from his chair by bailiffs and led out to a cell adjoining the courtroom. The state's first witness, Bernard Crowe, 28, who said he'd prefer being called "Lotsapoppa," testified that a week before the Tate killings he gave Manson clan member Charles Watson, now in a mental institution, $2,400 for marijuana he never received. Crowe said he telephoned Manson to discuss it, and later Manson arrived at the apartment of Crowe's girl-friend where a group had gathered. After some talk, Crowe said Manson pulled out a gun and began pulling the trigger. One shot hit him in the stomach, Crowe said, and he still carries the bullet lodged near his spine, Pollution casualty MUNICH (AP) - Heavy traffic and polluted air have relegated one of Munich's last two teams of brewery horses to the countryside. The Lowenbrau brewery said its 14 animals could no longer "hold their pace" in traffic, and it was feared automobile exhaust fumes would make them sick, The horses will haul timber in Upper Bavaria, but they will return for such occasions as the annual Oktoberfest parade. Canada with a large excess of grain. "Farmers will be well-advised to use caution in increasing wheat acreage." May agree on extension to ceasefire By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Prospects that the gum along the Suez canal would remain silent improved today as observers in Cairo said the Egyptian government will agree to a one-month extension of the ceasefire. Israeli leaders also said they are willing to extend the truce, scheduled to expire Feb. S. But they said Israel is ready to fight if the war resumes. Diplomats in Cairo said Egypt would resume fighting only if UN mediator Gunnar Jarring declares he is making no progress in the peace talks at UN headquarters with Israel, Egypt and Jordan. They said that as long as Jarring does, not terminate bis mission or call it a failure, Egypt will give him every possible chance to work out a settlement. The fact that the talks are continuing and that the Israelis have proposed formulas for settlement is a step forward, the diplomats said. Egypt's National Defence Council will meet Feb. 3 to decide what to do about the ceasefire. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PRESENTS THE L__ O ABOVE U ZERO AT Weather and road report 12:00 NOON SUNRISE SATURDAY 8:07 SUNSET 5:23 H SO 48 47 44 43 L Pre 18 .. 17 .. 18 .. 35 .. 12 .. Locomotive engineers back on job VANCOUVER (CP) - Locomotive engineers decide Thursday, night to return work in the Vancouver area after booking off work all day protest delays in getting a new wage contract. Dave McKenzie of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers said the men felt they had proven their point and would be back at work by this morning. Meanwhile, about 70 engineers at Kamloops, in the B.C. interior, began booking off at noon Thursday. Union spokesmen said they would probably be off for 24 hours. Nearly 200 Vancouver engineers stayed away from work for a series of grievance meetings over contract negotiations that began almost a year ago. CP Rail freight trains did not move into or out of Vancou ver. including the daity coal train between the east Koot-enays and Roberts Bank port south of here. CNR supervisors attempted to move some freight trains in the city area Passenger trains were not affected. Mr. McKenzie said the men are "fed up" with wage rate ranging from $2.48 to $3.64 hourly. Lethbridge ... . Waterton .-..... Pincher Creek . Cranbrook ... . Medicine Hat - - Grande Prairie . . -14 -18 Edmonton....... 18-11 Banff.......... 43 36 Calgary......... 47 7 Victoria........ 50 43 Penticton....... 44 36 Prince George ... 43 27 Vancouver ...... 45 43 Saskatoon....... 7-13 Regina......... 18 -7 Winnipeg....... -4 -9 Toronto......... 12 6 Ottawa......... -8 ?17 .30 .52 .23 .15 .33 .29 .06 Montreal Quebec......... -7 St. John's....... 43 Halifax......... 20 -6 -17 .01 Charlottetown Fredericton . New York .. Miami..... Los Angeles Las Vegas .. 22 2 19 69 86 71 �25 20 -1 -8 -23 14 45 60 41 .13 Rome.......... 37 Paris ..j....... 36 London......... 41 Berlin..... Amsterdam Madrid ... Tokyo ..... 37 39 32 33 59 49 46 43 43 52 49 FORECAST Lethbridge - Today: Light snow. Drifting and blowing snow. Winds NW25 and gusty. Late tonight: Variable Chinook cloudiness. Winds W25 and gusty. Saturday: Variable Chinook cloudiness with winds W25 and gusty. Cloudy with snowflurries by mldmorning. Winds E15 and gusty. Temperatures dropping to 15 by afternoon. Medicine Hat, Calgary - Today: Light snow with drifting and blowing snow. Winds NW15-25 and gusty becoming southeast tonight. Lows 10-15 below. Saturday: Occasional snow. Winds SE15 and gusty. Highs 15-25 above. Columbia, Kootenay - Today: Overcast with occasional light rain. Snow expected in higher elevations. Highs today 45. Overnight low 80. Highs Saturday in 40s. NEGRO RATE GROWS WASHINGTON (Renter) -The proportion of Negroes in the United States capital rose to 71 per cent from 54 during the last decade while the population itself dropped by about 7,400 to 756,510, preliminary census figures released here show. BIG GEORGE and THE NIGHT HAWKS Appearing Nightly Until Sat., Feb 6th at the Lethbridge Hotel Cor. 5th St. and 2nd Ave. South ' Fentco Tractor Cabs The Perfect Mate For Your Tractor Or Combine! Ifs designed to tit your particular machine at though it were actually part of its basic structure. Pains-taking engineering, Precise tooling and careful workmanship produce your cab for life. We will accept barley at $1.00 per bushel on present stocks onlyl GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Phone 327-3163 OFFICIAL AS AT S'.OO A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A MA All highways in the Lethbridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Golden is covered with light snow, plowed and sanded. Golden to Revels take received a heavy snowfall overnight. There is a single lane of traffic between Revelstoke and Glacier West boundary. The highway from the Eisenhower Junction to Cranbrook is presently closed, but should be open by 3 p.m. today. The Banff-Jasper highway received 6 inches of new snow, has been plowed and sanded. Creston  Salmo highway has been sanded and motorists ar* advised to watch for men arc) equipment working from i miles west of the Summit. PORTS Of ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.", 24 hours; Porthlll-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed, Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 69 ;