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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta VWIJ Indian leader 'sitting on keg9 Britain eyeing coalition government By STEVE KRUEGER EDMONTON Harold the young leader of the Indian Associa- tion of Alberta is sitting on a powder keg. He knows the fuse is but wonders why no one else seems to. smell the smoke. one hell of a lot of frustration among the Indian people in says Car- dinal. white and have to move quickly to rectify the problem. they don't the militant movements will direct their wrath toward the white and Indian Mr. president of the IAA since fears Canadian society and Cana- dian governments will take an increasingly tough stand on Indian problems. As a more militant Indian leaders may create a more radical militant Indian movement. Mr. Cardinal said because of the refusal of the establish- ment grant some pretty basic solutions to frustration grows and the more militant leaders He said the violent leaders eventually begin to appeal to the public and that time the es- tablishment feels the first leaders probably weren't so bad after and decide to negotiate and to meet the original isn't the best way to ac- complish but it does get things done GIVES EXAMPLE A key to avoiding confronta- tion lies in providing incen- not hand for native said Mr. Car- dinal. are usually asking for the resources that are needed to do something or to hire people who can help us do not for a government to come in and do it for Mr. who says he would like to try his hand at federal politics one recalled the rejection of one major self help plan drafted by the IAA. The association asked the federal government to divide the export tax revenue from oil produced by wells on Alberta Indian reserves equal- ly between the producing bands anu yiovincial native development fund. The government rejected the proposal and is consider- ing an alternative plan by the Indian Affairs Department which would divide the export tax revenue between the band and Ottawa. the 1972-73 fiscal the department spent more than million in welfare for native people in Alberta. Wouldn't it have been better if that money could be used for rather than mere SOME OPPOSED The fund envisioned by IAA would be used to finance In- dian such as tourist camps in remote wilderness highway motels and secondary industries. five to 10 years there would be a substantial fund that we could use to finance our developments. if we had those we wouldn't have to go to the Canadian taxpayer and ask for money. It would be Eight of Alberta's 42 reserves have producing oil wells. The eight bands split an estimated million per month in oil with 85 per cent of the revenue being divided among four bands. The wealthy bands oppose the IAA proposal for revenue and Mr. Cardinal blames them for encouraging the federal government not to accept it. 10 to 20 years there is no excuse for our people to be kept in a state of poverty. It is really a deci- sion the federal government has to make whether to keep expanding the welfare budget to provide a bare ex- istence for our or to provide funds for skill training and economic Earl leaves Wolfe bust LONDON Bri- tain is circling warily round a political idea it usually government. With a frustrated Parlia- ment anticipating a general election by all three political parties are debating the and the involved in multi-party government. Britain is the only parlia- mentary democracy in Western Europe which has not had a coalition since the Se- cond World War. British politicians like to think of Westminster as the venerable Mother of Parlia- ments. They have regarded ACME Television and Leasing Lt Presents ACME'S LEASING 1.'No initial in vestment 2. No interest cost to customer. 3. No deposit required 4. No repair or service worries and cost. per 5. No depreciation new TV depreciates by Sanyo Colour TV Magnavox Colour TV irt AC E TELEVISION LTD. LEASING LTD. Uthbridgt 328-8316 'LONDON The late Earl of one of Brit- ain's leading racehorse has left a bequest to the government of Canada in will published Friday. The legacy is a bust of Gen. James conqueror of the French forces on the the Plains of sculpted ASING 61 to be without a set while set is being repaired. No advance payment required. 8. Lpaner is provided while set is away. 9. deductible. Air Conditioner and others to choose PER MONTH Anti-freeze price may triple by fall OTTAWA Nobody worries about anti-freeze but maybe they should this year. Prices at fall tune-up time could be triple they were a year and anti-freeze might be hard to find at any price in some areas. Ken president of the Ontario Retail Gasoline Au- tomotive Service says supplies are so tight now that some dealers are sold out and can't get replacement stocks. In many anti-freeze sold at a gallon last win- when shortages also were reported in some places. This motorists will have to pay or at a says Mr. Gard. if it becomes a sellers' look One dealer in Ottawa is re- ported to be hoarding gallons that he bought at a gallon and hopes to sell at prices up to Dow Chemical of Canada one of only two manufac- turers in says the out- look isn't as serious as some dealers suggest. Motorists should be able to get anti-freeze shopping says a Dow spokes- man in Ont. they shouldn't have to pay or a He. said Dow is selling anti- freeze at a gallon to dis- tributors such as Imperial Oil and a fair price at the retail level would be a gallon. all factors But Mr. who runs a service station in the Ottawa says the price will be higher. list price from Shell is a gallon now but you can't get it. They're out. I've got 10 gallons left over from last winter and I'm keeping it for If it were he he would have to charge at least a gallon. may sound but overhead costs are high and you need that much to make it The cause of the shortage is the general world energy situ- says the Dow spokesman. Demand is supplies are scarce and prices are rising. Anti-freeze is a petroleum product and the principle ingredient is ethylene. is a shortage of eth- ylene. Supplies aren't enough to keep up with demand. .The price has.more than doubled in the past three But the situation hasn't reached the point where gallon predicted by are the Dow official says. would be The Consumers Association of Canada says it is just starting to get inquiries about anti-freeze prices. not doing anything at the moment but it's something we could well be checking said an 10. Exchange privilege. 11. Service Edmonton to Courts bonder. 12. Customer may carry on lease program If he city to city. 13. Commercial leasing fates for motel and hoteis. -i Toshiba Automatic Washer and Admiral Colour ACME LEASING LTD. 81 f. fistic 1 Fire suspect _ arraigned Conn A 22-year-old Greenwich man was arraigned Friday on charges of setting a fire in a bowling alley shortly before 24 nprsons died of smoke in- coalition with a jaundiced eye. They have seen it as a con- tinental device leading to revolving-door governments incompatible with Britain's reputation for governmental stability. compelling economic a series of govern- ment defeats in the minority Parliament and the prospect of another- near-stalemate after the election expected in October have led to talk of a more broadly based ad- ministration. The main pressure has come from the a small but influential remnant of the party which once dominated British politics. Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe wants a .a government of all the talents. He couples the call with a demand for electoral reform.. The Liberals received six million votes in the Feb. 28 election but captured only 14 places in the 635-seat House of Commons. Current Commons Labor Conservatives Liberals 14. others 23. Speaker and chairmen total 635. In percentage the Liberals obtained 19.3 per cent of the votes but only 2.2 per cent of the seats. is a thoroughly archaic says Thorpe. other country in Europe would put up with it.1' But Liberal support for a coalition is cautious and conditional. Some of their members are suspicious of links with other parties and they oppose pre-election pacts. In a recent broadcast. Liberal chief whip David Steel said the party would join with another party or parties to form a broadly based govern- ment if the election produced no clear winner. The Opposition Conser- vatives also have said they are ready to contemplate a coali- tion in the event of a stalemate. The Conservatives feel frus- trated in the existing minority Parliament in which Labor can be outvoted at any time by a rival combination. They have had to pull their parliamentary punches because they did not want to precipitate an early election. The main obstacle to a coalition is that most members of the governing Labor party are thoroughly unsympathetic to the idea. Prime Minister Harold Wilson has branded coalition talk as After the last election. Con- servatives made overtures to the Liberals for a temporary alliance but the Liberals spurned the offer. Since the growing se- riousness of the economic a series of defeats for the Labor government in Parliament and a general sense of foreboding have appeared to improve the at- mosphere for some agree- ment among two or more par- ties. 'Marijuana affects TORONTO A United States handwriting specialist said Thursday it is possible to tell from a per- son's handwriting whether he uses takes diet pain killers or drinks heavily. Ross Peterson of told the International Festival of Esoteric Sciences and Yoga that the hand- writing of such persons dis- plays blotches as if it had been done with a pen with fuzz on the tip. Mr. Peterson said he con- siders handwriting analysis a valid tool in you do is an ex- tension of your your thinking he said. he is really brain-writing. The same strokes would show up a person wrote with either his mouth or big toe. He said that 85 per cent of people slant their writing to the right. The more extreme the the more emotional the person. halation in an adjacent dis- cotheque in Port N.Y. Peter appeared in Superior Court on charges of first-degree .arson. ;