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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, July 6, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD It Great Falls Qoyt. angry about air fares hike ex-mayor dies, 78 GREAT Mon. Former Great Falls mayor Fritz Norby, 78, died here after being stricken at his home while working in his garden. Norby spent seven years on city council, was elected mayor in 1945 for a two-year term, and was council president for three terms. He also served four terms as a Republican state legislator and headed the affairs of cities and the appropriations commit- tees. Hijacking record set DALLAS, Tex. (AP) The weekend hijacking of a Braniff International airline plane set a record for distance. A company spokesman said today the air route covered miles from the time the hijacker took control near San Antonio, Tex., until he surren- dered in Buenos Aires, Argen- tina. The previous record was miles when Rafael Minichiello hijacked a plane from Califor- nia to Rome in 1969. The hijacking took place Fri- day and the hijackers surren- dered Sunday. The flight took the plane from San Antonio to onterrey, Mexico; Lima eru; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil rnd Buenos Aires. IETHBRIDGEITES AID TRUDEAU Prime Minister Trudeau strides along the corri- dors of the House of Commons accompanied by Joyce Fairburn, his legislative assistant ond Peter Roberts, press secretary. Miss Fairburn, is the daughter of the late Judge I. E. Fairburn of lethbridge and Mrs. Fairburn. Mr. Roberts, who also received his early education here, is a Rhodes scholar, and until his recent appointment had held foreign service positions in London, '.Hong Kong, and Washington, D.C. He is the son of the late F. A. Roberts of lethbridge and Mrs. Roberts, who now resides in Ottawa. Another "in- dispensable" in the Lethbridge group aiding the Prime Minister, is Ivan Head, now a special assistant to Mr. Truedeau. Trudeau to call Bourassa on constitutional issue OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau is expected to have a telephone conversation this week with Premier Robert Bourassa of Quebec on the con- stitutional issue and related matters. No face-lo-face meeting is planned for the immediate fu- ture. Quebec vetoed proposed con- stitutional changes worked out at a federal-provincial summit meeting in Victoria last month on the grounds that provincial control in the social security field was not assured. Mr. Trudeau has said Ottawa is prepared to listen if Quebec wants to suggest how jurisdic- tion in this area can be clari- fied. The cabinet began a series of committee meetings Monday WICKES-HOMES of the 70s Show Homes OPEN NOW at 25th St. and 12th Ave. N. 3 to 9 p.m. Weekdays 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday AS LOW AS DOWN which will go on for most of July. The purpose is to present pol- icy oroposals to the full cabinet for final decision. First plenary cabinet meeting this week will re Thursday, the normal day for the weekly cabinet sessions. One of the key issues now be- fore cabinet besides the consti- tution is formulation of policy on foreign ownership. Prime Minister Trudeau has promised a statement on the subject later this rummer or this fall. The cabinet will not be as busy this summer as it was last, informants said Monday, because there is no haste about preparing a speech from the SCHWARTZ AGENCIES LTD. COLLEGE MALI LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-3331 SHOW HOME 328-5382 Exposed to cancer NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) 25 and 50 employees of the Hooker Chemical Corp. were notified here that they had been exposed to a sub- stance known to produce can- cer in rats. A plant spokesman said that although the plant had pro- duced the agent for more than 20 years with no known health problems, "we are scheduling thorough health examinations as a precautionary measure." The substance, bischlorome- thyl, was found to cause cancer- ous growths in rats, a recent study by the New York Univer- sity Medical Centre said. Production of the material was discontinued a few months ago for economic reasons. throne for Parliament when 1 reconvenes Sept. 7. The Commons will merer, continue the session which ad journed June 30 for the summei and a throne outline of government no be necessary until a new session begins later in the autumn. With the pressure off the ful cabinet, Mr. Trudeau will de some extensive travelling. He will fly to Alberta Fridaj for five days, including a visi to the Calgary Stampede, ope the Perth, Ont, summer festi val July 16 and spend about 1 days in Newfoundland, Nov Scotia and Prince Edward Is land in early August. Mr. Trudeau likes to keep personal finger on the public po litical pulse. But he also uses indirec means to this end. On the last day before th summer holiday, the Common received a report from Mr. Tru deau's office snowing that 14 o the 15 consultants' reports pre- pared for his office since July 1968, concerned government in formation services and pubh attitudes toward them. These 14 reports cost and were made in relation the special committee appointe by the prime minister to loo into information services. David Orlikow, NDP MP fo Winnipeg North, put the que lion concerning the consultants reports on the Commons orde paper Oct. 8, 1970, when th parliamentary session openec The reply was filed June 3 1971, and said it would not be the public interest to disclos other reports commissioned Mr. Trudeau's office. PLAN TO DEMONSTRATE NEW YORK (AP) The Na- tional Peace Action Coalition wound up a three-day confer- ence Sunday and called for anti-war demonstrations Nov. (i in 15 cities across the United State: Gorilla born SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jacqueline, the San Fran- cisco Zoo's 14-year-old go- rilla, has a daughter, the 46th gorilla to be born in captivity, says staff zoolo- gist Paul Maxwell. OTTAWA (CP) The federal government is annoyed, if not angry, about Air Canada's in- creases in domestic rates in the last year, informed sources said londay. Some examples of what the ;overninent is annoyed about were given to the Commons ;une 30, the day Parliament ad- ourned for the summer. They showed that increases ranged up to 100 per cent. Transport Minister Don Jamieson has informed Air Can- ada about the government's dis- >leasure and has instructed tire >own agency to try to reduce domestic fares as it has done in he case of some overseas tar- iffs. Mr. Jamieson told the Com- nons last week that he believes that "before too long" Air Can- ada will offer some special rates within Canada compara- ble to those now available for some overseas flights. Air Canada officials said much of the increase in domes- tic fares results from elimina- parliamentary secretary to Mr. Jamieson: senior or youth fare from Vancouver to Winnipeg with stop-overs in Calgary and Re- gma rose to from a 100-per-ccnt increase. for children between parents under the family plan rose on all routes by 66.6 per cent. round trip from Winnipeg with stops in Regina, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton and Sas- katoon increased by 52.9 per economy from lion of charge. the flat stop-over Now passengers making stop- overs are charged the total of individual fares between destin- ations. That is, the straight To- ronto-Vancouver fare, for in- stance, is cheaper than the ac- cumulation of Toronto-Winni- peg, Winnipeg-Calgary, Cal- gary-Vancouver. Air Canada raised domestic fares in August last year and again in March this year. At the request of David Orli- kow, New Democrat MP for Winnipeg North, the Commons given these fare-increase examples by Gerard Duquet ages 12 and 21 Wrong man serving on store robbery TORONTO (CP) letter last month which was Lawrence, Ontario's from Clayton, Mo., to general, says he will study Toronto lawyer. case of a Toronto man the letter, Anderson con- serving a 15-year sentence for to the GEM holdup, gives robbery to which another of the robbery and says confessed and was of the Shatfords hac Mr. Lawrence said here to do with it. He also had no immediate comment an accomplice. the case of Ronald Shatford, conviction has been who has served one year of his sentence in Millhaven by the Supreme Court o Canada and only cabinet clem tiary, near Kingston. Sbatford was convicted in May, 1970, for the armed or a judicial inquiry can help him at this point. bery in November, 1967, of a GEM department store here. His brother Gerald, 40, also was charged with the robbery BY QUAKE MANILA (AP) An earth quake rocked at least nine prov inces in central and northen was acquitted. The cases of both men were based on similar evidence Sunday. There were n< reports of casualties or propertj heard before different Ronald Shatford was convicted primarily on the basis of and LINO fication by store InstallationsD John Paul Anderson, Estimates! No Obligation! victed and sentenced for 327-8578 GEM holdup in 19C8 and later transferred to the United FURNITURE "The Carpet House of the South" to face a murder charge, economy trip from Win. niptg to Montreal with stop-ov- ers in Toronto and Ottawa rose to from an increase of 52.2 per cent. rate for a family of four from Vancouver to Mont- real with stop-overs in Winnipeg Toronto increased by 49.7 per economy from or youth fare, Van- couver to Toronto, went up to from an increase of 48.3 per cent. for a family of five, including three small children, return flight from Winnipeg to Toronto, increased to from or 36.8 per cent. Smallest percentage increase isted in the per for economy fare [i om Vancouver to Toronto. The cost increased to from SERVICE AND PARTS FOR ALL MAKES OF APPLIANCES 3 FULL TIME SERVICE MEN 6 DAYS A WEEK Phone 327-6684 FAIRFIELDS 1744 3rd AVE. S. B.C. Fruit the best part of summer! CHERRIES-APRICOTS -PEACHES -PEARS -PLUMS There's a whole summer full of luscious goodness coming your way... with daily arrivals of juicy, fresh fruit, direct from sunny Okanagan orchards. And ready now B.C. Cherries. The biggest and juiciest at their scrumptious best throughout July. Enjoy B.C. Cherries often during their all-too-short season: on breakfast cereal in lunchtime salads in your favorite cherry desserts and in a heaping, "Fresh-tival" fruitbowl. And to stretch the summer parade of Okanagan goodness right through the winter, now's the time to put up plenty of your own home-made cherry jams and preserves! Colourful, 16 page booklet on home preserving and home freezing of B.C. treefniils. in coin, with yournartie and address, to: B.C. Tree Frtiits Ltd., Dept. Kelowna, B.C. CHERRIES serve them them now! 65th ANNUAL RODEO of CHAMPIONS FORT MACLEOD-JULY 9-10-11 FRIDAY, JULY 9th "LITTLE ROYAL" MARKET CATTLE COMPETITION a.m. Breakfast a.m. Show p.m. Sale p.m. Queen Contest (Equestrian) p.m. Canadian Cutting Horse Assn. Approved Open Class p.m. Bavarian Beer Garden and Dance SATURDAY, JULY 10th p.m. Judging of Floats p.m. Parade p.m. Queen Contest (Equestrian) p.m. Cutting Horse Finals p.m. Rodeo p.m. Bavarian Beer Garden and Dance p.m. Bavarian Beer Cardan and Dance SUNDAY, JULY 11th a.m. Pancake Breakfast Midnight Stadium p.m. Grand Entry and Crowning of Queen p.m. Rodeo Stock by Kcsler Rodeo ltd. ;