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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHBRIDGI HERALD Saturday, July 4, 1970. I Quebec Chief Prefers French STAR IN 'CLASSIC CANADIAN TAIE' Doug McGroth, left, at Peter, and Paul Bradley, as Joey, star in a new Canadian film entitled Coin'Down the Road and written by William Fruet, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fruet of Lethbridge. Mr. Fruet received his education at Westminster, Hamilton and the L e t h b r i d g e Collsgiate Institute. A brother, Stan, is a staff reporter for the Leth bridge Herald. The film, described by critics as a "classic Canadian is about two young Maritimers who drift into Toronto to start a new life. Woman Charged In Shotgun Slaying CRANBROOK (Special) Eleanor Patko, 27, appearec before Judge H. C. King Fr day morning and was forma ly charged by the RCMP wit Son capital murder. Negotiations Break Off At Trail TRAIL, B.C. (CP) Negoti ations between Cominco Ltd and the United Steelworkers o: America at Cominco operations in British Columbia broke ofi Friday. Bob Keiver, president oi Trail local 480, said the next step will be for the union to report Monday to the men involved at Trail, Kimber- ley, Riondel and Benson Lake, Vancouver Island. He said Cominco rejects de- mands for a substantial wage increase he gave no and improvements in pensions and1 fringe benefits. Base rate under a two year pact which expired Tuesday was an hour. To Buy Wheat AMMAN (Reuters) Jordan k expected to purchase tons of American wheat within the next two weeks, Arthur Handly, director of the U.S. International Development Agency, said here. 307 6lh St. f. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY ITD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 337-7152 Peter Graham has been ap- pointed crown counsel. Her husband, Istivan Patko, was found fatally wounded by a shotgun blast in the living room of the home near the Kootenay Indian residence just off St. Mary's Reserve Wednes- day evening by RCMP whom she had summoned. He died before he reached Cranbrook hospital; .He was a 35 year old rail- way worker, and had emi- grated from Hungary in 1957. He lived in Cranbrook for eight years prior to a March .fire that destroyed theii' home when they moved to the home where the shooting occurred. There are three small chil- dren. Funeral service will be held here Monday with Rev. A. V. Maglio officiating. Business Booms As Witnesses Hold Parley SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. (CP) More than Jehovah's Witnesses arrived here for a four- day convention. Coming from all across Canada and 28 American states, the Witnesses will consume pounds of ground beef, pounds of chicken, pounds of beef, pounds of peas, pounds of frankfurters and gallons of coffee. A total of 95 motels and hotels were needed for attending the convention, one of 60 planned through- out the world during the next year. An additional, were billelted in pri- vate homes and will stay in cottages, trailers and tents. Contractor To Oversee U Building .EDMONTON (CP) Altera- tions to present tendering pro- cedures for a new arts building have been ap- proved by the University of Al- berta board of governors' building committee. Under the new procedure, one general contractor1 would serve as builder of the project and as prime project manager. He would call and award sub- contract tenders in consultation with the university, committee chairman R. K. Banister told the board meeting Friday. The procedure is expected to allow construction to begin from four to six months ear- lier than under current tender- ing procedures. General contractors will be invited to submit pre-qualifica- tion proposals, Mr1. Banister said. These will consist of out- lines of the firms' experience and past performance, current .QUEBEC (CP) Premier Robert Bourassa said Friday the Quebec government will not use coercive measures to make French the working language ol the province, but lie did not dis- miss the idea of a government purchasing policy giving prefer- ence to firms using the French- language. "It is one of the means of ac- tion we can he told a news conference. He added that in Ms meetings with industrialists he had yet to discover any hostility to the government's intention to make French the province's working language. "On the contrary, the com- pany presidents I have met all regard this objective favorably and realize it is to the advan- tage of all sector's of the Quebec he said. "Tim only practical objection that was posed involved the managerial level of business. A policy of a working French lan- guage should not block the mo- bility of manpower in certain national or multi-national indus- tries. "We recognized the basis of this argument, and the govern- ment is not putting itself in the position of telling companies not to proceed with certain person- nel transfers from Toronto, Vancouver or New York to Montreal." Mr. Bourassa said his govern- ment is favorable to the crea tion of a tri-parlite organization involving Quebec, Ontario and the federal government and dealing with the development of the national capital region. He said any such agreement to develop both banks of the Ot- tawa River would have to re- spect the territorial integrity of Quebec. Mr. Bourassa said the Quebec government has received notice from the federal government that the next constitutional con- ference is set for Sept. 14-16 in Ottawa. But there were no plans for a special meeting between him and Prime Minister Tru- deau. Mr. Boui'assa hinted his gov- ernment might be willing to in- stitute a preferential price pol- icy such as paying 10 per cent more to firms which respected French as the "working lan- guage. "That is a possibility that can I be he said. He pointed out that some go ernment Hydr Quebec and several scha boards already pay more Eavor companies eatablished Quebec and to boost emplo ment. Jobless .Rate 'Highest' Policies Alarm Stanfield MONTREAL (CD-Conserva- tive Leader Robert Stanfield says there has been a greater increase in separatist senti- ments in Quebec during the two years of Liberal government in Ottawa than during the whole century before. Interviewed at Montreal In- ternational Airport Friday night before his departure for a one- month toiir ot Europe, he said he is alarmed by the threat to Canadian unity posed by both Quebec separatism and aliena- tion in the West. lie said the techniques of Prime Minister Trudeau in the last two years had been effec- tive in producing short-term el- ection results. But they were not capable of bringing to Cana- dians any feeling of reconcilia- tion. The Opposition leader also criticized the Liberal govern- ment over policies to contain in- flation which have resulted in "what I believe is the highest unemployment rate in any de- veloped country." Mr. Stanfield flew to Brussels with his and two aides. He will visit West Germany, France, Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union and Britain. During his European tour, he will-meet with senior officials of the North Atlantic Treaty Or- ganization and the European Common Market. He has meetings arranged with Chancellor Willy Brandt ot West Germany and Prime Mb> isler Gaston Eyskens of Bel- gium and is expected to have talks with premier Jacques Cha- b a n -D e 1 m a s of France and Prime Minister Heath of Brit- ain. Gerhart' Orders Trial After Charge Quashed The Martins Of CBC Radio To Be Buried Together TORONTO (CP) Toronto physician Harold DeWitt Ball and Ms wife, Muriel, known to radio listeners for years as the .Martins, the Westons, Aunt Lucy ajid Mary Martin, are to be buried together today. Mrs. Ball, 80, died Friday, less than 48 hours after her husband's death in hospital Wednesday. He was 83. Dr. Ball, a graduate of the University of Toronto and later a member Df its faculty, had been a physician here for 56 years. He married Amanda Muriel Sparks in 1915. In 1935 thte couple wrote and acted in a situation comedy on the CBC radio network as the Martins. They continued the program- as the Westons and were, ac- cording to one radio announ- cer who knew them well, "two of Toronto's beautiful people work, organization sbnnel available. and per- From these submissions, the university will select about six firms to present tenders for the work outlined. In a news release, the board said it decided on the new pro- cedure for a number of rea- sons. It controlled costs of com- ponent parts, allows flexibility in awarding of contracts, per- mits work to begin before architecture and engineering drawings are completed and allows the general contractors to participate more in the man- Woodrow Lloyd Successor To Be Chosen agement process. of the construction TREASURY BRANCH NOTICE Effective July 1, 1970 rates en Traatury Branch Savingi Accounts will Super Savings Accounts Regular Savings Accounts 4% Existing Term Deposits will bear interest at the rate agreed upon at date of deposit. Interest rates on future term de- posits will be in line with market trends. Province of Alberta TREASURY BRANCHES Paterson Dies At 63 SASKATOON (CP) Nor- man G. Paterson, general manager of The Star Phoenix, died suddenly Friday after- noon. Ho was 63. Mr. Paterson was born July 6, 1906, in Lethbridge. In 1926, he joined The Star Phoenix, first in the accounting depart- ment and later in advertising. He was appointed adver- tising manager in 1953 and bus- iness manager in 1957. He be- came general manager in 1958. Mr. Paterson was active in community activities and was vice president of the Saska- toon Social Planning Commit- tee, and on the board of direc- tors of the Saskatoon Heart Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society. He was also active in. church and service club activities. He is survived by !iis wife, Anne, one brother in Leth- bridge and two sisters in Mont- real and Calgary. REGINA (CP) The Saskat- chewan New Democratic Party ends its annual convention today by choosing a successor to retiring leader Woodrow Lloyd. The four leadership candi- dates attended a bear pit ses- sion Friday night during which 800 delegates bombarded them with policy questions. The candidates are: George Taylor, 54, a Saskatoon lawyer and alderman; Allan Blakeney, 44, of Regina, deputy provincial leader and national NDP presi- dent; Roy Romanow, 32, MLA Saskatoon lawyer and Don Mitchell, 26, of Moose Jaw, a political science teaching assist- ant at the University of Saska- toon. Earlier, Gordon MacMurchy, 44-year-old Semans, Sask., district farmer unseated Bev Currie, 33, of Swift Current as provincial party president. Mr. Currie's defeat was taken as an indication of disapproval of Us support for the waffle o f Melville Watkins, a Toronto economist wlio has urged the party to re- turn to its true socialist philoso- phy. Delegates Friday also voted down a motion that would have given the constituencies the right to force MLAs to resign and reaffirmed their stand on abolition of university tuition fees, claiming bursary schemes would be more beneficial. In a policy paper, the conven- tion also made it clear it does between the world wars." Mrs. Ball spent 30 years as the star of her own series, Aunt Lucy and Mary Martin, and did character parts, chil- dren's shows, news interviews and commercials for both radio and television. She also appeared on sev- eral CBC television programs including the Tugboat Annie series Heritage (1962) and Horizon Her longest running pro- gram was the daily 15-minute program on CBC's trans-Can- ada radio network called the Aunt Lucy Show. It ran from 1941 to 1956. From 1958 to 1960 she was Mary Martin of Toronto radio station CFRB's Mary Martin news and interview show. "She was one of the most versatile people in the busi- Jack Dawson, announ- cer on the Mary Martin show, said Friday. Two Grain Elevators To Close BRUDERHEIM (CP) Two of this town's three grain ele- vators are to be closed July 31, the United Grain Growers announced here. Blake Sailings, United Grain Srowers spokesman, said the wo elevators have become un- economical because of infla- tion. The closures are part of a gradual move towards cen- tralization in grain delivery, he said. Mayor M. G. Christie said he believes the closing of the ele- vators will not have much ef- fect on the town which is 25 miles northeast of Edmonton. CALGARY (CP) The Al- berta Supreme Court will be asked to direct Magistrate L. A. Juslason to hear a speeding charge he quashed last Tues- day in a judgment which de- clared the province's driver de- merit system invalid. Prosecutor Paul Chrumka said Friday the attorney-gen- eral's department in Edmonton has instructed him to seek a writ of mandamus in the case. He said the basis for the writ is that the charge should not have been quashed. Mr. Chrumka said he ex- pects to have the matter heard within two wesks. 'NOT ENACTED" Magistrate Justason said in a mitten judgment that legis- lation for the demerit system is not enacted in the Alberta Highway Traffic Act and the lieutenant-governor did not havs the power to enact the law.. The magistrate made Hie ruling in a case in wMch Betty Coldbeck of Calgary was charged with speeding. The system went into effect last April 1. The act says that a person convicted of speeding can receive up to six demerit points. A driver with 15 de- merits has his licence suspend- ed for one month. Attorney-General Edgar Ger- hart said Thursday Magistrate Justason had n o jurisdiction to make the decision. He said statements .concerning the vali- dity, of the system wer'e irrele- vant to the charge being -heard. Mr. Gerhart said he has in- structed the department of highways to continue use of the demerit points. "NONSENSE" Highways Minister Gordon Taylor said the judgment was nonsense. But lawyer Bill Wuttunee, who represented Miss Coldbeck in the casa, said the Law So- ciety of Alberta should pass a motion of censure against (Tne attorney-gener'al for his attack on the magistrate's judgment. 'If the ministers" of crown don't show respect the decisions of the court, how can we expect the average citi- zen to have any respect." Glassworkers Turn Down Offer CALGARY (CP) Glass- workers rejected a manage- ment offer that would have given them a 33 per cent wage increase in a two year contract and will continue a strike that started May 25." Arnold Moore, president of the Glaziers and Glassworkers Union, Local 1725, said the offer of an hour was al- most tha same as one made six weeks ago and would have left glassworkers as the poorest paid tradesmen in Calgary. The glassworkers now earn up to an hour. Probe Crash Of Doctor's Aircraft VANCOUVER (CP) The lepartment of transport is in- the June 25 crash of light plane near Boston Bar, i whcih a Castlegar doctor went missing and then baffled jolice by turning up, uninjured, i Saskatchewan. A spokesman said today the epartment has begun its in- estigation of the mishap in- olving "Dr. Douglas Ternent and it will take at least one month to complete. Dr. Ternent's light plane crashed near Boston Bar and olice who investigated the ac- dent found no bodies and no gn of survivors. The doctor's wife later said er husband was alive and un- jurcd in Saskatchewan. Police at Castlegar said to- ay that Dr. Ternent's family ys he has returned home, ut now has left with Ms wife r a rest. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 70 ABOVE AT SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Letlibridge........ SO 53 Medicine Hat 84 63 Edmonton......80 69 Banff..........83 50 Calgary.......-. 80 55 Pincher Creek 82 52 Peace River 79 54 .02 Victoria........ 82 57 Prince George 80 46 .20 Kamloops.......97 64 Vancouver...... 77 57 Penticton....... 07 63 Prince Albert Saskatoon Swift Current Moose Jaw Regina........ Winnipeg...... .Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa........ Quebec Montreal...... Fredericton St. John's, Nfld. .01 70 52 72 53 72 52 68 52 66 47 64 46 70 54 .33 84 59 .01 66 79 79 New York.......79 .03 65 .25 69 .02 56 4J 71 .02 Los Angeles.....85 66 Miami..........87 78 Las Vegas.......109 86 San Francisco 78 53 SYNOPSIS Warm sunny weather will continue to encompass most of the Alberta forecast district today though isolated showers or thundershowers will develop throughout the day. The pattern is expected to re- main the same Sunday al- though temperatures will not be quite so warm. FORECASTS Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny with late afternoon showers Sunday, not quite so warm. Winds W1S and gusty. Low Wgn Lethbridge and Medicine Hat 60-85. Kootenay, Columbia today and Sunday with a few cloudy periods both afternoons. Isolated thunderstorms this evening. Not quite so warm. Winds light, occasionally southerly is. Low tonight and high Sunday at Cranbrook, 52 and 85; Castlegar, 55 and 90! not advocate Crown ownersMp of farm lands and that its prime objective should be preservation of the family farm. CAPITOL RECORDING ARTIST JERRY WARREN WILL BE APPEARING NIGHTLY AT THE MINERS LIBRARY July 20 to Juiv 25 ______________EXHIBITION WEEK Plan Not To Miss Him! WATCHERS. MEETS EVERY TUESDAY 1 p.m. and p.m. El RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE Trust only the original Weight Watchers (TM) to watch your weight. 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There is two-way traffic on the east- bound lane ot the new Univer- jsity highway with a small de- lay at the junction of the old and new highways leading to- wards Lethbridge. Highway 5 Motorists are advised to watch for men and equipment south of Lethbridge to the airport where re-paying is in progress. Highway 3 South. Trans Canada Highway. From Crows- nest to Cranbrook the road is good, however motorists are advised to watch for men and equipment. There are possible delays and men and equipment 1 to 5 miles west of Cranbrook. From Cranbrook to Creston is good except for construction 3 miles east of Creston. hosLogan Pass is now qjea 24 hours daily. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing CoutU 24 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to .9 p.m. Del Eonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; PorUiill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight, Logan Pass, open K hours. ;