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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAIB July Hospital votes confirm NDP landslide victory Canadian MPs support East Pakistan By JIM NEAVES REGINA CP With final counts to be made in only three the New Demo cratic Partys June 23 landslide victory The delay involves the count ing of hospital votes which are to be added to the electionnight vote results that gave Allan Blakenej and his NDP 45 of the GO legislature seats in a stun ning The victory left the seven yearold Liberal administration of premier Ross Thatcher with only 15 There were no changes in the completed returns Monday but uial results still were outstand ng from three wo of them election night They included Prince Albert held by rovincial treasurer in the Lib ral who had a im 31vote edge over his NDP the basis of electionnight Dounting where Allan municipal affairs minister in the Liberal oovern holds a 29vote election light lead over Robert and Meadow where lectbn night returns had lib ral incumbent Ha Coupland vith votes compared with SIGNS IN Roger the 22yenrold aviator who left his copilot on the tarmac in Scot land after a scuffle near the start of the LondonVictoria air checks in at Winnipeg with his new 22yearold Francine Johnson who joined him in Quebec He has been disqualified from the race but Is pressing on Shoe industry own worst enemy f OTTAWA CP Ts the Ca nadian shoe manufacturer his own worst enemy Or is he being forced to cut production and lay off employ ees because of unfair trade practices by foreign countries The two views are being presented this week in detail to a threeman federal antidump ing which will decide whether womens shoes from Italy and Spain are injuring the depressed Canadian shoe indus Special duties on many types of womens shoes from Italy and Spain were imposed by the federal government after it made a preliminary determina tion of export of goods at prices far below their normal The tribunal began hearings Monday and is expected to have heard evidence from all inter ested parties by the end of this The tribunals findings may lead the national revenue department to continue or re move the special The Shoe Manufacturers Asso ciation of Canada contends in its brief that womens shoes from Italy and Spain are being dumped in causing ma ferial injury to the Canadian in which employs FACTORIES CLOSING It says the number of womens boot and shoe factories in Canada fell from 81 in 1967 to 65 in Over and above the to employees who have lost heir jobs because their fact s producing womens and shoes 22 firm reported also a reduction in em ployment of 330 The Canadian Importers Asso takes a differ ent In a brief by the association ootwear import re sponsibility for the Canadia shoe industrys troubles laced on the industry itself Canadian manufacturers ar slow to adjust to style change and are often a season not by which time th styles have changed Seek statements CLARESHOLM HNS Council has received requests or grants from the Boy Scouts and Girl Councillor Don Clarks motion was passed to ask the two groups to submit a financia statement and an outline of re Councillor Clark felt it woult not be fair to give to the boys and not to the NEW DELHI CP Three Canadian members of Parlia ment called Tuesday for inter national pressure to help create a popular climate in East Pakistan hat would permit the millions of refugees now in India to return The plea was made by An drew New Democratic Party MP for Toronto Green at a news conference of the three given after they met with Indian Prime Minister The other members of the del egation are Heath Conservative MP for Hillsbor and Georges Lach Liberal member from Montreal vicechair man of the Commons standing committee on external affairs and national Brewin appealed to the big powers to exert pos sibly through the United Na for creating a popular cli mate on East Pakistan to ena ble the refugees to There is no other way out of this colossal Asked to expand on what was meant by popular Brewin said As democrats we want the elected representatives of East Pakistan to govern they are the proper people and the peoples will should be im Brewin did not say but his comments appeared to be an endorsement for the turning over of power in Pakistan to Sheikh Mujibur Rahmans Awami which won a majority in the National Assem bly elections last Macquarrie said This pres sure to create a proper atmos phere should be the responsibil ity of not merely the big powers but of or it is too It is a world ques not a question between India and Pakistan Asked about United States arms supplies to Mac quarrie said We commend the example of our government we dont ship arms to Pakistan after this and the ex port permits for shipping arms to Pakistan have been can The delegation was to leave Tuesday night for Calcutta to visit some refugee camps and will later visit ANDREW BREWIN GEORGES LACHANCE plan criticized CP The federal Opportuni ties for Youth which is just handing the dol lars has fallen flat on its the retiring president of the Canadian Junior Chamber of Commerce said George de Rappard of Ed monton said in his keynote ad dress to the Junior Chambers annual convention that volun teer organizations dealing with youth can be more success ful and less costly than the federal He said in an interview later the main weakness in the fed eral program is there are no people in the field for liaison its just a case of the govern ment handing out the dol lar de Rappard said the Ju nior Chambers youth program Accent on Youth and cosponsored by a soft drink company is based on the freeenterprise In he Its a self help It shows youth how to create change in the system without destroying the for his NDP aul COUNT DELAYED The final count also was de in AssiniboiaBengough where David Lange of the NDP was unofficially elected June 23 vitha margin of almost 400 over the Liberal Alex In Prince Albert which went to the NDP on the basis of electionnight there not much chance delayed returns would change the result with Mike Feschuk of the the holding a vote majority over Liberal Fred sworn in as premier June won Regina Centre with a major ity over his Libreal compared with the margin he recorded in the 1967 In Thatcher won reelection but saw his 1967 ma jority of 998 votes reduced to His education Clif ford squeaked to re election in Wilkie with his com fortable 1967 majority slashed to 169 over his NDP Dick Cy former wel fare had his 1967 ma jority of 571 votes cut to 27 as he retained Milestone in the face of opposition from Edna Bradley of the one of two women who contested the elec INCREASE MARGINS In most ridings where the NDP emerged their candidates majority was far above that of 1967 while most of the Liberals reelected had their majorities reduced considera In Saskatoon Roy the deputy NDP leader who was named attor neygeneral in Blakeneys recorded votes more than his Liberal opponent compared with a margin of in In Saskatoon John Brockelbank retained the seat for the NDP with votes more than his Liberal Brockelbank had a margin of votes in The NDPs popularity with the electorate also was evident in Regina North East where in cumbent Walter Smishek had his 1967 majority of votes increased to hi defeating Liberal The defeats on Liberal cabinet ministers were confirmed Nat ural Ross Barrie n Don MacLennan n Last mineral re Alex Cameron in Uaple Doug in QuAppelleWol Lionel Coderre in and Jarence Estey in Saskatoon tfutina Ballots used in hospital polls enable patients to vote for can didates in their home constitu These ballots are first retained in special envelopes to AtONE THROUGH THE STRAIT OF Bock in 1895 when Nova Scotias Captain Joihrua Slocum sot ho was aiming to bo tha first man to travel by boat around tho world It took three but ho The most challenging part of thn voyage was the 62 days ho spent navigating tho Strait of Weekend Magazine carries the chronicle of this sailing adventure ihis IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE the chief electoral officer in Re gina and are then sent to re turning officers in designated constituencies for addition to regular Optometrists blast VANCOUVER CP Cana dians have had inadequate ac cess to proper eye care ser vice since the federal medical care act was passed in says Greg the assistant director of the council of the Canadian Association of Opto metrists Walsh told delegates to the associations 12th biennial congress the government has been approached repeatedly by optometrists since the act was but services were still being Outgoing president Spearman also lashed out at the federal government for fail ing to provide financial sup port for optomctric More than 250 Canadian and American optometrists arc at tending the Ronald MacPhorson of was elected president for the coming year and Ivan McNab of Calgary was named vice A FBI The Green Giant is introducing two new kinds of beans with pork and he wants you and your family to try And to make sure you try at least one kind he is offering you a regularsize can either Beans with Pork and Brown or Beans with Pork and Theres nothing to buy you dont even have to mail Just take the coupon below to your food store and exchange it for a regularsize can of new Green Giant Beans with compliments of the Giant one free can Coupon good for one free can of Green Giant Brand Beans with Dealer This coupon will be redeemed for the full purchase price of any can of Green Glanl Brand Beans with Pork when coupon is received at Green Giant of Canada Box Saint New Brunswick provided the coupon is taken In exchange can of Green Giant Brand Beans with Pork and provided the alore redeeming the coupon purchased slocks equsl to or In excesi of coupons This offer expires July 1971 Please list purchase price GREEN GIANT IS A TRADE MARK OF GREEN GIANT OF CANADA ;