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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HEHALD Monday, July 12, 197T------------------- James Bay development bill causes hot debate BUFFALOED Life was never like this in Wood Bufalo National Park, the orignial home of the animals used this year to introduce buffalo riding at the Calgary Stam- pede. The animals are now part of a southern herd. Stanfield calls for action to settle northern probl ems WHITEHORSE, Y.T. (CP) Opposition Leader Robert Stan- field left the Canadian north today convinced the federal gov- ernment must "get cracking" to settle aboriginal land rights. The question of settling with the Indian and Eskimo people was one dominant feature of the Progressive Conservative lead- er's five-day swing through the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. He was told several times by native groups that they must have an economic base to be- come independent of the white man. Most of the natives he spoke with said this money must come in the form of a cash settlement and a share of mineral royalties as payment for aboriginal land righ4. Mr. Stanfield promised the Yukon Progressive Conserva- tive Association Saturday night IB will "unceasingly badger' the Liberal government to start Jhss tiny ZENITH hearing aid Zenith's remarkable Z-70 is jusl one ot 18 quality Zenith hearing aids. One ol them might be just right tor you. At no obligation, test-hear a Zenith hearing aid today. Zenith hearings elds are priced from the quality Roes in before the name goes on. Mail of bring In this coupon lor free copy ot Zenith's "Sound Hearing" Booklet. LEISTER'S MUSIC Paramount Theatre Bldg. UTHBRIDGE ooking for a solution to the problem. He said several times during the tour that the solution to a settlement will not be easy to "ind and will take considerable discussion between the native reople and the government. "This (a start on the prob- lem) would go a long way to- ward smoothing the road ahead 'or northern resource develop- he told the association's annual meeting. "It would go a .ong way toward making up for the sad record of pathological 3aternalism that has been the set attitude of succeeding gener- ations of Liberal governments." Earlier, he told a news con- ference that his northern tour, which included Hay River, Eae, Yellowknife and Inuvik in the N.W.T., has led him to believe that settlement of native land rights is a more basic issue in native development than he had imagined. Another primary topic during the -tour was development of northern communities and natu- ral resources. Mr. Stanfield told the news conference that the Trudeau ad- ministration has not been con- sulting the people of the territo- ries enough and that both the N.W.T. and the Yukon should be given a greater degree of self- government by Ottawa. Also, the federal government was not putting enough research and money Into northern devel- opment. Federal ministers talking about an oil pipeline down the Mackenzie Valley don't have the "foggiest" idea about costs, or risks involved because there have been no government studies on an arctic pipeline, he said. Mr. Stanfield told reporters he believes a pipeline should be built to take oil from the Cana- dian north but its effects on the delicate permafrost should be closely studied. Considerable in- formation had been gathered while studying the proposed Trans-Alaska Pipeline System but Canada had not even both- ered to observers to Alaska. Saturday night Mr. Stanfield kicked up his heels in true Klon- dike fashion and received the Grand Exalted Order of the Yukon Garter for being the "best darned garter watcher in the Yukon." To win the honor, he had to remove a garter from the leg of showgirl Lipstick Lou to the de- light of persons attending a Pro- gressive Conservative dance. QUEBEC (CP) The na- tional assembly was to resume debate today on the govern- ment's James Bay development legislation and Premier Robert Bourassa has vowed to continue legislature sittings until the bill is adopted. The bill creating a Crowr. cor- poration to oversee the million hydroelectric project was given second reading Fri- day as tempers flared. Some members, hoping for a summer recess soon, have ac- cused the Liberal government of trying to railroad the legislation through before the holiday. Fri- day night's session nearly erupted twice in fistfighls and in an unusual Saturday sitting which lasted until midnight the Speaker repeatedly had to call members to order. On Saturday, a Parti Quebe- cois motion that the legislation be deferred to the permanent legislature committee of the ex- ecutive council was defeated 63 to 15. PQ WANTS CHANGES The government received sup- port from the Crcditistes after Premier Bourassa promised four amendments to the pro- posed legislation, providing that: would be in charge of all sale and distribu- tion of power from the project; role of private enter- prise in developing the region would be clarified; extraordinary measures Snoivdon involved in party insult would be used tion; for expropria- tion. The cabinet minister would reply in the assembly on all matters concerning the corpora- Parti Quebecois wants the 15-member legislature com- mittee to study the government jill to bring to light information that the PQ says is lacking. The convmittee has the power to ex- amine cabinet estimates and submit reports to the legisla- ire. The hydroelectric project has been debated for five days. Both Panarctic oil interest not for sale OTTAWA (CP) The federal government is under strong pressure from oil companies to sell its 45-pcr-cent interest in Panarctic Oils Ltd. at a time when Panarctic seems on the verge of valuable discoveries in the Arctic, former NDP leader T.C. Douglas says. But Northern Development Minister Jean Chretien says he has had no such pressure in his three years as minister. If oil companies did ask him to get out of Panarctic, he says, the answer would be "a flat no." Both men were interviewed on the CBC television program Weekend, broadcast Sunday night. Mr. Douglas also criticized panies. Under Panarctic's action in "farming out" land under its control for exploration by private oil com- "farm-out" agree- ments, the oil companies do the exploring and Panarctic get a share of any discoveries, plus a fee for permitting the explora- tion. Mr. Chretien also said the fed- eral government may sell its Panarctic interests, at a "fair market to the Canada Development Corp. when that Crown corporation is formed. COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING FEDOR'S REFRIGERATION Ph. 327-5816 C A Sheet Metal Ph. 328-5973 Ranch Offers... Dine Out With Us Mealtime, is fun time In our relaxed homey atmosphere and we have a varied menu that is certain to evervonol ENJOY OUR LUNCHEON BUFFET SMORGASBORD Every Monday to Friday! PlINTY OF FREE PARKING) Reserve Early To Avoid Disappointment! SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. In our licensed Dining Room! MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 327-3701 U1C ruill tyUUUeCOla UIIU uiu Union Nationals have guvGiimiciii-uwilcu agencies forming for- tioned the need for a new oil and tourism already corporation when Chile's copper nationalization SANTIAGO (AP of the investment Salvador Allende is expected the three companies in sign soon the five biggest mines range amendment to complete million to mil- alization, of Chile's copper There is no estimate of try despite his complaint that much they have profited, gives the U.S. companies the five mines last year pro- many tons of metal worth Meeting in joint session than billion. Copper is day night, 158 of the 200 most important resource tors and deputies in produces 80 per cent of the unanimously approved foreign exchange. amendment without in a speech Sunday in The government bought 55 miles south of of the Chilean holdings of accused the U.S. com- three U.S. companies of allowing the mines to conda, Kennecott and in an "alarming state." during the administration said recent surveys by President Eduardo Frei, and Russian mining ex- completion of the confirmed this. He also said the studies demonstrated tion is a cornerstone of the companies did not use lende's program to "open management t e c h- doors to socialism in in operating the mines. Headless valley runs into boat FORT NELSON, B.C. (CP) little flotilla moved The British expedition into along the Fort Nel headless valley was stalled and Liard rivers withou day with outboard from the motors because troubles at Nahanni expedition wanted to con fuel. Steve Villers of Northern the remainder o Service Co. Ltd. said it trip along the south Na hoped that replacement as far as Virginia Falls LONDON (AP) lord Snow- on was involved in a wine- wowing incident after he was efused permission to dance wilh a countess at a party he vas attending with Princess Margaret, witnesses said Sun- ay. the 41-year-old society pho- tographer refused to speak with eporters who placed calls to Censington Palace, where he ives. But people who were at the Mayfair party, at which food Heath sees no problem for Canada LONDON (CP) Prime Min- ister Heath said today he does not believe Britain's entry into the European Common Market will drive Canada deeper into the United States orbit. I don't think that is going to Heath said at an elab- orate international press confer- ence in historic Lancaster House. He told reporters the impres- sion he got from talks with Prime Minister Trudeau is that Canada will seek the widest in ternational relations, witih China, the Soviet Union and other countries. As an afterthought, Heath argued that since Canada had a French background, it is diffi- cult for him to see objections to his desire for closer relations wilh President Pompidou of France and the ECM. Heath was pressed hard on the British cost of entry, partic- ularly in relation to higher food price and living costs. He argued that the cost would have only marginal impact on the British economy while the op- portunities for enlarged mar- kets and for European peace and political co-operation wouli" be extensive. He said he had a vision of a United Europe, somewhat or the scale of co-operation anc unity that had not been seen on the Continent for years. He maintained that British public opinion, which appearec to be against entry, would be- come more convinced of the great advantages as more atten- tion is paid to entry terms. Bui he declined to predict how much of a majority he might obtain in Parliament when the vote on the entry terms comes up in the fall. U.S. general relieved of command SAIGON (AP) Maj.-Gcn. James L. Baldwin has been re- lieved of command of the Amer- ical Division, and military sources suggested today that it was because of the attack on Fire Base Mary Ann in which 3; Americans were killed and 76 were wounded. The toll was the highest of any such attack on a U.S. base in the war. Some officers and men claimed that the base's de- fences were lax and the troops were not prepared for an at- tack. The Americans were about to turn over the base to the South Vietnamese. Britons today at Nahanni Butte, where there is an airstrip at the junction of the Liard and South Two of the 40-horsepower mo- ;ors powering the three rubber boats sesm to have broken down, he said. The expedition, headed by laptain Sir Randolph Twitleton- Wykcham-Fiennes, consists of seven British soldiers, photog- raphers and a film crew from the BBC. stream in treacherous, fast- flowing waters. Villers said that, apart from the engine breakdown, the trav- ellers appeared to be in gooc shape. They reached Nahanni Butte on Saturday. Sir Ranulph's wife, Lady Vir- ginia, has remained at For Nelson to maintain radio con tact with the expedition. Weath- er in the area where the Bri tons are travelling has been clear and warm. THE MOD SQUAD? Constable Bill Mclaughlin takes second place to no-one when it comes to being dressed to suit the occasion. In honor of the Highland Games, which were held in Brantford, Ont., Saturday, constable Mc- laughlin showed up on his beat decked out in the finest Scottish tradition. Constable Alex Coubrough carries on with business as usual. WEIGHT WATCHERS Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH llth STREET AND 4th AVENUE SOUTH Trust only the original Weight Wntchen (TM) to watch your weight. Hundreds of Ihoutands have done It successfully. You can, too! ENROLLMENT SU MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CAU ZENITH O-8124 (TOIL FREE) want to talk about the Incident, Cazalet's son, Victor, did. "What yov have heard is cor- rect as far as I he told reporters. "My father talked to me ibout an incident but naturally he did net talk about it with any real zest or enthusiasm. My ather, I am told, was the per- fect gentleman." Buckingham Palace, while ac- mowledging it had heard about the incident, said: "No com- ment." LORD SNOWDON wine tosscr millionaire Jack Heinz and his wife were hosts last Wednesday night, told this story. Peter Cazalet, 64-year-old xainer of the Queen's horses, was dancing with the Countess of Westmoreland, a 42-year-old oeauty. Lord Snowdon moved to cut in and Cazalet snapped: "This is not America." Snowdon then threw a glass ol white wine over Cazalet's shirt front but the dance went on. Cazalet and the countess later passed a table where Lord Snowdon was sitting and this tune Snowdon threw a glass o at Cazalet. Though most people did no Human error blamed for space deaths MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet government announced today that a pressure leak killed the three Soyuz 11 cosmonauts half an hour before their landing June 30 and indicated human eiTor rather than a fault in their spaceship was responsible. One Soviet journalist reported two days after the disaster that the men died because they did not seal the landing craft's hatch properly. He said it jarred open slightly during the turbulence oE the re-entry into ilie earth's atmosphere. The Dobrovolsky, Valdislav Volkov and Viktor 23 days aboard the Salute space laboratory before returning to earth. CUBAN DERAILMENT HAVANA (Reuter) Five persons were killed and 70 were injured, some of them seriously when a local train left tha track in eastern Cuba, the daily news- paper Juventud Rebelde re- ported Sunday. Weather and road report f.1 ABOVE 19.ftft 01 ZERO AT 1'i'UU NOON SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET LPre Lethbridge Waterton Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary....... Cranbrock Victoria Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto......., Ottawa........ Montreal....... St. John's..... Halifax Chrlottetown Fredericton Chicago........ II 52 58 48 63 46 74 45 61 49 .20 55 51 .54 53 48 .02 69 47 62 44 G2 47 .11 C9 43 .44 55 45 .44 65 48 .05 72 50 .35 72 45 J6 75 64 .35 76 50 74 53 75 49 74 52 .23 78 55 73 53 75 44 79 67 New York Miami..... Los Angeles Rome...... Paris...... London Berlin...... Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 77 67 86 79 .13 94 69 90 59 86 68 88 68 81 54 81 59 73 55 77 63 88 81 FORECAST: Lctlibridgc-Mcdiclne Hat Today: A few clouds. Lows near 45 Tuesday: Sunny Highs in the low 80s. Calgary Today: Cloudy with brief showers this morning becoming sunny during the af- ternoon. Lows near 45. Tues- day: Sunny. Highs 75-80 COLUMBIA KOOTENAY Today: Sunny with afternoon cloudiness, showers and iso- lated thundershowers. Highs 65- 70. Tuesday: Sunny with after- noon cloudy periods. Warmer. Highs near 75. Lows tonight near 45. BEHL.EN Hopper-Matic Tanks Exclusive "Waffle ond horizontal ribbing forms waffie pattern. Weather-Tight "bolt-together construction." Gravity Unloading Happened Bottom. Permanent Steel ladder! about our "Trade-Grain" or "5-Year" Finance Plan 'GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES ICOUTTS HIGHWAY IPHONE: 327-3165 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P.O. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COUTtTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lcth-1 dry and in good driving condl- bridge District are bare and' lion. OF ENTRY (Opening nm! Closing Coults 24 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; PorUilll-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wildhorse, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours dally. ;