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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 - THILETHBRIDGE HERAID - Saturday, January 30, 1971 PCs scramble to s CNR reprimanded Local autonomy LACK OP INTEREST !N MOONSHOT - Author Norman Mailer in San Francisco Friday said American* are about as interested in Sunday's Apollo 14 moonshot "as a border war in Bolivia" and it'* a shame. The 47-year-old Pulitzer prize winner blamed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for using the space program as a "political football" Instead of a means to bring the nation together. United voice is goal of Canadian Federation TORONTO (CP) The Ontario Progresrive Conservative party leadership campaign is turning into a scramble by four candidates' to stop Education Minister William Davis' momentum that's likely to carry him to an early convention victory. That's the impression you get talking to the professionals managing the campaigns of the five cabinet ministers seeking to succeed Premier John Robarts at the Feb. 10-12 Toronto con vention. But the campaign organizers warn that with 10 days to go, it's possible that a political error by any of the hopefuls, weary after a tough winter campaign, could easily change the picture. The people who work for the candidates give the following impressions of their positions Mr. Davis, backed by a powerful organization, would have about 600 of 1,759 potential votes on a first ballot if the convention were meeting now. Financial and Commercial At fairs Minister A. B. R. Lawrence, in the absence of a sixth candidate and without a strong base of either delegate or financial support, would be first out of the race, probably with not much more than 100 votes. A candidate will have to gain 50 per cent of the votes, plus one vote, to win. OPINION DIVIDED Opinion among the professionals is sharply divided on the placing of the other three candidates, but a majority of them put Municipal Affairs' Minister Darcy McKeough second on first ballot, closely followed by Mines and Northern Affairs Minister Allan Lawrence and Provincial Secretary Rober Welch in a virtual tie for third place. major problem. Everything, of course, is conjecture until the delegates do the voting a week from next Friday, and a majority of them appears to be going to the convention waiting to be convinced Soccer results on safety. policy OTTAWA (CP) - A stiff reprimand on procedures that followed a recent train accident closed the first phase of a federal inquiry into railway safety Friday. D. H. Jones, Canadian transport commission chairman, called on Canadian National Railways to clarify the procedures the company followed after the Super Continental was derailed near Dunrobin, Ont., Dec. 29,1970. Mr. Jones said an investigation had shown that a relief train arrived at the scene three and a half hours after the accident. The commission was gravely concerned about the unclear lines of authority and responsibility that would allow such t time lapse. Further, the Investigation showed, "the first call for an ambulance to treat injured people was received at 7:00 p.m. from a man who lived along the railway track," Mr. Jones said. EXAMINES PROCEDURES A major reason for the special inquiry was to examine procedures railway companies followed after accidents. "We have been reassured by CP Rail. But we regret to say we are not reassured by CN," Mr. Jones said. Earlier in the inquiry Charles Fawkes Armstrong, transportation chief for CNR, said full details of the derailment hadn't yet been reported to the company. But a full report would follow as soon as possible. Commissioner J. W. Woodard wondered at the delay. "I am not going to accuse you of being evasive, but it seems to me that this accident occurred a month ago and you don't seem to have as much information about it right now as we do," he said. Clark's plan EDMONTON (CP) - The Alberta government said Friday it intends "to create a climate'' which will foster the autonomy of local school boards. Education Minister Robert Clark, replying in a prepared statement to the Alberta Teachers' Association annual brief to the provincial cabinet, said school boards should accept more responsibility. "In light of t h i s principle, you can see we feel . . . hours of instruction, special diplomat, local curriculum development, reports on teachers, teacher consultation on building plans and all matters involving working conditions, have been directed to the wrong party. "They are properly a matter OTTAWA (CP) - A resolution calling on the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and the National Farmers Union to speak for farmers with a united N.W.T. council appointees OTTAWA (CP) - Northern Development Minister Jean Chretien has announced the appointment of two new members to the Northwest Territories Council and reappointment of two others. The new appointments are Dr. Louise-Edmond Hamelin, professor of geography at Laval University and director of the Centre for Northern Studies in Quebec, and Leo Gerard Lem-ieux, an Edmonton business man. voice was approved at the closing session of the federation's week-long meeting. The resolution stressed the importance of farmers working in unity when seeking government action on common problems. "There have been times in the past when the two major Canadian farm organizations have expressed diverse views on an issue before government, and by doing so have divided Canadian farmers," the resolution said. CFA delegates resolved "that the CFA and the NFU make an effort to speak for Canadian farmers with a united voice." The Canadian Press erroneously reported Thursday the CFA resolved to join the NFU as a united voice for Canadian farmers. ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Burnley 1 Newcastle 1 Chelsea 4 West Brom 1 Coventry vs. West Ham ppd Derby vs. Notts F ppd Huddersf ield 1 Man United 2 Ipswich 2 Blackpool 1 Man City 0 Leeds 2 Southampton 2 Stoke 1 Tottenham 2 Everton 1 Wolverhampton 2 Crystal PI Division II Bolton 0 Watford 1 Carlisle 2 Bristol C1 Charlton vs. Queen's Pk ppd Hull 0 Portsmouth 1 Luton vs. Cardiff ppd Millwall 1 Middlesbrough 0 Norwich 2 Birmingham 2 Orient vs. Leicester ppd Oxford 1 Sheffield U 2 Sheffield W 2 Swindon 2 Sunderland 3 Blackburn 2 Division III Aston Villa 1 Fulham 0 Brighton 2 Walsall 2 Bristol R vs. Torquay ppd Doncaster 1 Shrewsbury 1 Mansfield 3 Bradford C 5 Plymouth vs. Bamsley ppd ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Planning � community event? Then resent  Rothmans Special Events Caravan now. The Caravan, with its public address system and modem ttagi facilities it avaitabla Itea of chatga by writing to': Promotion Department. Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, 3403  8th Street South East, Calgary 24,. Alberta. SATURDAY, JAN. 30 The Minus One Club will hold a dance in the Polish Hall from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will host the Southern Alberta Western Dance Association in Southminster Hall at 8:30. Box lunch please. The Fort Macleod Old Time Dance Club will hold a dance in the Elementary School from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Lunch served. All welcome. SUNDAY, JAN. 31 The Chinook Outdoor Club will meet at the Civic Centre at 9 a.m. Trip leader is Casey Wiskerke, phone 7-7559. MONDAY, FEB. 1 The Southminsterr Square Dance Learner's Group will dance in Southminster Hall at 8 p.m. Box lunch please. The Rothman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service that is provided free of charge to all non-profit oganizations in the area. In order that your organization's events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary information by mail please to MRS. HELEN KOVACS, The Lethbridge Herald. TUESDAY, FEB. 2 Miss Betty Burrell, residence director of YWCA Vancouver will speak on "Youth in the World" in the YWCA residence at 8:00 p.m. Public is welcome. WEDNESDAY; FEB. 3 The council for Exceptional Children is presenting a Film Festival at 8 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre of the Catholic Central High School. The Whirl-A-Ways will square and round dance in St. Augustine's Parish Hall at 8:30 p.m. Box lunch please. SATURDAY, FEB. 6 The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club will dance at Assumption School at 8:30 p.m. All welcome. SATURDAY, FEB. 13 Snowmobile races sponsored by the Pincher Creek and District Snowmobile Club will be held one mile west of Cowley. Registrations from 9-11 a.m. with racing at 12 noon. The best tobacco money can buy, Port Vale 0 Halifax 1 Preston 1 Chesterfield 0 Reading 4 Rotherham 2 Rochdale 0 Swansea 0 Wrexham vs. Gillingham ppd Division IV Brentford vs. Colchester ppd Cambridge 3 Barrow 3 Crewe 3 Bournemouth 3 Darlington 3 Lincoln 2 Exeter vs. Workington ppd Grimisby 0 Aldershot 2 Hartlepool 0 Chester 2 Newport vs. Stockport ppd Northampton 1 Scunthorpe 0 Notts C 6 Peterborough 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 3 Morton 1 Ayr 1 St. Johnstone 3 Celtic 1 Dunfermline 0 Cowdenbeath 1 Airdrieonians 3 Dundee U vs. Clyde ppd Falkirk 2 Dundee 2 Hearts 2 Kilmarnock 0 Motherwell 1 Rangers 2 St. Mirren 3 Hibernian 1 Division II Albion 4 E Stirling 2 Arbroath 0 Clydebank 1 Dumbarton 5 Forfar 1 Montrose 2 Steinhousemuir 2 Partick 4 East Fife 0 Queen of S 2 Berwick 1 Queen's Pk 1 Hamilton 0 Raith 1 Stirling 2 IRISH LEAGUE Ballymena 1 Crusaders 1 Bangor 3 Glenavon 6 Cliftonville 3 Ards 3 Derry 3 Linfield 3 Distillery 2 Coleraine 0 Policemen wounded in shootout TORONTO (CP) - Three policemen and a suspected bank bandit were wounded in a noontime shootout Friday that sent pedestrians scurrying for cover at a busy intersection in suburban East York. In hospital in fair condition were Constables William Russell, 34, and Paul Johnston, 24, Constable Arthur Weidmark, 39, was treated and released. Major Jordan, alias Fred Shutt, 33, of Riviera Beach, Fla., identified by police as one of three suspects in the holdup, was in hospital with bullet wounds in his chest, arm and leg. The gunfighl began after a police cruiser rammed a car matching the description of a getaway vehicle used in a $1,500 bank holdup and forced it into a snowbank on a service station lot. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 for reference to the local school authority." Replying to a recommendation that childhood education should be extended to those children younger than school age, Mi1. Clark said his department is "actively investigating a number of approaches." "But it would be wrong to move before our research is complete and impossible to move before our finances will allow it." On educational finance: Alberta has no intention of withdrawing regulations requiring a plebiscite if a school board plans to increase its supplementary requisition to mora than six per cent for each pupil in a given year. Court cases dip TABER (HNS) - Prosecutions in Taber magistrate's court during 1970 were down by more than 10 per cent from the year previous but would have been up by more than eight per cent had not the Alberta Liquor Control Act been amended. Total court cases concluded last year stood at 817 as compared with 916 for 1969, distribution being: criminal code 153 (144), highway traffic act 359 (305), and liquor control act 305 (467). However, last year since June, 177 Intoxicated persons were held in the cells overnight and released without charge. These previously would have been hailed into court, bringing the total liquor charges to 482 for the year. During 1970, police invest! gated 64 major and 79 minor motor vehicle accidents, involving 18 injuries and prop- erty damage amounting to $35,-568. This is a notable redaction from the 100 major and 93 minor accidents last year (1969) involving 26 personal injuries and property loss of $56,392. The police report for December covered 10 prosecutions under the criminal code, 10 under the highway traffic act, 16 under the liquor control act, and one person was held over night and discharged after sobering. Cases Included two youths charged with the theft of two rifles and money from a private home. Police said while the 10 traffic cases showed a sharp decline from the 52 convictions in November, December experienced a large number of minor motor vehicle accidents caused by the extremely icy streets, and en which very few charges were laid. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PRESENTS TME * - ~ FRIGID FEBRUARY - Most of Canada will be shivering through February, according to the 30-day forecast of the United States weather bureau. Below-normal temperatures are expected for most areas with much-below readings called for northwejfem Ontario and part* of Manitoba. Southern British Columbia and Alberta will have above-normal temperatures. Precipitation is expected to be heavy on the west coast and parts of the Atlantic provinces, light in Manitoba and moderate in all other areas. The outlook is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. 2,095 admitted; $82,000 sought NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY 8:06 SUNSET 5:25 H L Pre Lethbridge...... 48 -� .02 Medicine Hat ... . 43 -10 .20 Edmonton...... . -5-17 .19 Calgary........ 45 -7 .06 Pincher Creek ... 47-2 .07 Prince George ... 33 17 .53 Vancouver ...... 44 Penticton....... 44 Prince Albert .... -6-29 Saskatoon....., . -1-27 Regina......... 12-22 Winnipeg....... -4-22 White River..... -3-34 Toronto......... 25 16 .27 Montreal....... 17 13 .34 Quebec......... 11 02 .23 Fredericton..... 8-9 Charlottetown ... 6-3 Los Angeles..... 88 57 Miami......... . 71 52 Denver......... 65 45 Las Vegas....... 70 40 TABER (HNS) - Percentage occupancy of Taber General Hospital during 1970 was 67.8 for adults and children beds and only 20.6 for newborn bassinets. The statistical report Issued by the hospital at year-end listed admissions of adults and children at 2,095; 27 deaths during the year; 196 births and 37 adults and children and four newborn in hospital Dec. 31. There were 17,683 patient days for adults and children for which 71 beds are avail-atle, and 1,355 patient days for newborn in 18 bassinets. A total of 24,603 meals were provided, and cleanliness requirements resulted in 216,784 pounds of laundry processed at the hospital. The hospital's expenditures, exclusive of interest and depreciation, amounted to $803,- WEIGHT WATCHERS. Meets: Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only the original Weight Watchers (TM) to watch your weight. Hundreds of thousands have don* it successfully. You can, tool REGISTRATION $5.00 MEETING MEN  WOMEN  TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 $2.00 095 made up of $584,079 for salaries and $219,015 for other expenditures. Nursing services cost $338,282 for salaries and $49,253 for other needs or 47.5 per cent of the total. Total receipts of $708,024 were $82,530 short of meeting expenditures, recoverable from local requisitions on supporting municipal governments. Anglicans, UC sing new hymns NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. (CP) - Accompanied by a trumpet and a piano, the Anglican general synod and the United Church general council to* sang six new hymns from a i posed book of hymns prepared by a joint committee. Archbishop Edward Scott, primate of Canada, and Dr. Arthur Moore moderator of the United Church, shared a hymn book close to 1,000 delegates sang the selections, including a Negro spiritual called Let Us Break Bread Together. The work of those who prepared the book was given standing ovation. CENTENARIAN DIES GLASGOW (AP) - Glasgow's oldest citizen, Isabella Kennedy, died here at the age of 105 She told reporters recently her recipe for long life was a daily toddy of scotch whisky and honey, a bet every day on horse, and reading the news papers. 4 Weather and road report 12:00 ABOVE ZERO AT 42 1.27 39 .01 .03 59 49 46 43 43 52 49 Rome.......... 37' Paris.......... 36 London......... 41 Berlin.......... 37 Amsterdam...... 39 Madrid..... ... 32 Tokyo.......... 33 FORECASTS Lethbridge - Today: Snow totalling three to five inches in foothills with risk of freezing rain, highs 70-15 above. Sunday: Variable cloudiness, Chinook winds during afternoon causing heavy drifting snow, lows 5-10 below, highs 45 r.bove. Medicine Hat - Light snow today, highs zero to five above, light snow Sunday, winds S20 causing heavy drifting, lows 15-20 below, highs 10-15 above. Kootenay, Columbia - Today and Sunday: Cloudy. Rain except snow in the northern Columbia district. Highs today and Sunday near 40 except low 30s ir the northern Columbia. Lows, 25 to 35. i(> for Big Artifin fun-packed, sxctteincrit fiilcjJ ai uor>; - T F# trail-blatmg nction, huoUftg, icf-tishmg arngjow-skilng Actforil f Abovo a(l.-^V(�forAiitotmHofk'mty Afoueue.^Tno'Bijn^ FOR BARLEY ON PRESENT STOCKS WE WILL ACCEPT $1.00 PER BUSHEL GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT 9:00 A.M. TODAY COURTESV OF A MA All highways in the Lethbridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway 2, Carway to Calgary, has some light snow and odd slippery sections. Highway 3 west to the B.C. border is generally winter driving condition. Highway 3 east has some slippery sections from Grassy Lake to Medicine Hat, Highway 4 south to Coutts is bare and dry with some light snow. Highway 93, Banff to Jasper, is closed due to snow-slides. is generally in good PORTS OK ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours: Camay 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; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed, WUdhorse, 8 a.m. to S p.m. * ;