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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JSt THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, July 15, 1970- Crown As 'A Unifying Force' Is Queen's Expressed Hope WINNIPEG (CP) Hope that the Crown will continue to be "a unifying force and a focus for national identity" was ex- pressed today by Queen Eliza- beth, She was addressing an out- door assembly of the Manitoba legislature on the last day of the royal tour in the province's cen- tennial year1, She rode with the Royal Fanr ily to (he legislature from the CNR station in horse-drawn lan- daus. Today, the 100th anniver- sary of the proclamation of the Manitoba Act, was declared a provincial holiday. The Queen said the Royal Family, travelling the province from north to south, had re- ceived a "most vivid impression of the intricate racial, religious and cultural tapestry which makes up the population of the province." "As in a tapestry, it is the cohesion of thread and color which gives strength and design to the whole fabric." She added: "I have also been deeply impressed by the active participation of all groups in local, provincial and national government." "It is my hope that the Crown FLOWERS FOR THE QUEEN Four-year-old Lisa Dawn Epp curtsies after presenting uquet of flowers to the Queen during visit to Steinbach, Man., Tuesday. will continue in the future, as it las done in the past, to be a inifying force and a focus for national identity for the many >eoples of differing back- grounds who have mads Mani- :oba their home." Referring to herself as the Jueen of Canada, she men- joned the role the Hudson's 3ay Co. had played in the listory of Manitoba in fact the company could be looked upon as a parent of Manitoba. "It seems fitting and appro- mate that in this anniversary year it should transfer1 its head- quarters from London to Winni- fi. Indeed, I had the interesting experience of revoking the origi- nal charter in one capacity and in granting a new.one as Queen of Canada." The Queen said the mingling of many peoples is creating a new society in which all are Ca- nadians and in which all walks of life are open to everyone. Government existed to serve and protect the aspirations of each individual. 'I count myself fortunate to >e at the head of a state in winch such a society exists and is so strongly established in freedom and tolerance." Posties Idle OTTAWA (CP) For the sec- nd consecutive day Ontario 'as the hardest hit today hi the eries of moves and counter- moves by the postal unions and le post office In the long-lived contract dispute. The post office reported workers on strike at 41 Ontario oinls. The post office itself losed the four-man post office t Fergus, Ont. In western Ontario post off- ces were struck in London, Guelph, St. Thomas, Woodstock, tratford and several smaller owns. In Toronto Station Q and todale were struck. Niagara Falls, which had reen closed by the post office londay and Tuesday, was losed by the strike today. In Northern Ontario Thunder .lay, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, flrkland Lake and Kapuskasing were struck. Parry Sound was Iso out on strike. A total of workers were ff the job in the province Tues- ay in 27 centres. Seize Copies Of Neivspaper EDMONTON (CP) Police have seized copies of the Georgia Straight, an under- ground weekly newspaper pub- lished in Vancouver, a spokes- man said Tuesday. Police said the seizure result ed from a complaint to the juvenile investigation brand alleging that last week's issue of the paper contained' obsceni ties. Inspector W. H. Stewart 6 the police morality branch salt no one has been prosecuted bu that a bearing will be held soon before Judge J. S. Connack fo a decision on the alleged ob- scenity. SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS ASFERGUM Foil relief ef tore throot, 38 tablets. Reg. 1.09 ANSODENT FEEN-A-MINT MOUTHWASH With T25 Family Sizs Extra Special 150 tablets. Reg. PRODON INSECT KILLER HAIR ROLLERS BABY PANTS HOUSE OR GARDEN ASSORTMENT OF NAPKINS FOR SUMMER PICNICS PRICE JEWELLERY ELECTION Price STERISOL ZIPPO LIGHTER KITS Open Daily- SUPER SAVINGS AT 9 o.m. to 9 p.m, to 9 p.m. SBS Jhriftwcty I.D.A. AND REXAU DRUG STORI" 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 702 13th Slreel North 3J7-0340 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWA ;The War Must End' WASHINGTON (AP) A "An analysis of campus un- presidential commission aimed rest cannot look solely at the at pacifying United States cam- acts of students as disruptive puses was told today it will not and lawless. succeed until the Vietnam war "They era the ones who face the draft. It is their friends who is ended. it -lay well said Sena- are dying in the war. It is their lives and careers .that arc being disrupted." Kennedy, however, deplored "the violence and various con- frontations that have becomo the hallmark of too many cam- pus demonstrations." tor Edward M. Kennedy, "that the only line in the commis- sion's report that will have any real meaning for our colleges and universities is the line that reads: 'This war must end'." The Massachusetts Democrat and Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott were among six wit- nesses called al. the opening healing of the president's com- mission on campus unrest. Scott said in prepared testi- mony: sa n prepare es- "We must retreat from in the lottery game has caused demagoguery in all its oratori- some high-level headaches cal fulmination. It is. time to among Saskatchewan, Quebec slmy each other our humanity, Alberta. "Technically They're Illegal' (CP) Opting out and giving a Calgary post office box. "Technically they're illegal, he said. Instills Pride CALGARY (CP) A group at American Indians rede miles to the Calgary Stam- pede. The horseback trip started May 18 at San" Bernardino, Calif., and was completed Sat- urday by. nine people and 20 lorses. The group consisted of seven 'ndians, including a 22-year-old ;irl, and was led by Bryan 3ng, a 39-year-old business- man who is a former ranch land, rodeo performer, a tele- vision actor and a volunteer worker involved in "minority problems." Mr. King's 13-year- )ld son also made the trip. In an interview Tuesday, Mr. King said the project was a co-operative effort to instill self pride and a sense of per- sonal achievement. "The idea is to show young Indians they can get up and do what they want if they work hard enough." It all started to the spring of 1969 when a number of Indians our human goodness. "Student awareness does this generation credit, as does attorneys-general of those provinces are taking a few min- idealism. Their anger at to try to cure them infor- system, the establishment, during a federal-provin- evidence of this awareness." The commission, headed justice ministers conference former governor William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania, a Republican, was named a month ago by President Nixon in the wake of campus uproars which followed the U.S. move Attorney-General D. V. Heald of Saskatchewan raised the subject with Quebec's new attorney-general, Jerome Choquette. He complained that Lotto- the provincial finance Nixon asked the lottery, was put- for full recommendations him personally on the spot. Oct. Quebec lottery was re- e sweeps entries irom ms province with a notice saying Mr. Heald considered them illegal hi his province. not me that says they're he told a reporter. Criminal Code says prov- may license a lottery but within its own jurisdic- approached Mr. King for Choquette, appointed sons in horsemanship and justice minister last vival said he has heard about The group, which calls Heald's complaint. North American Indians Choquette also said he planned the Stampede to talk to Alberta Attor- through Arizona, Utah, Edgar Gerhardt ing, Montana and across newspaper ads appearing border to Alberta as a test Quebec papers for the the new found Futurity Sweepstakes Slide Danger Closes QUEBEC (CP) The and unacceptable" con- bec health department Is closing the only hospital in the mining community of An open pit asbestos mine near the hospital is operated by Canadian Jolins-Manville Co. Que., because of the posed by nearby mining opera- tions. Health Minister Claude Cas- tonguay told the Quebec 'na- tional assembly Tuesday the hospital is being dosed be- cause of the "serious danger" of landslides caused by mining excavations and other "intol- Fingerprint Cards Taboo For Air Travellers HALIFAX (CP) Passport. Traveller's cheques. Vaceina- ion 'certificate. Fingerprint card. That last part of an air travel- er's checklist is not in the cards for the future as far as 'ederal Justice Minister John Wheat Grows Five Inches In Week CALGARY (CP) Favor- able weather conditions are hastening growth and maturity of crops in Alberta, the Al- berta Wheat Pool said Tues- day. Wheat height averages 17 inches, an increase of five inches during the week. About 37 per cent of the wheat has headed. Growth is heavy in many re- gions indicating high yields in some areas. Rainfall averaged just less than half an inch last week, the Pool said. Soil moisture reserves de- clined during the week ended Monday with topsoil moisture rated at 87 per cent of capa- city compared with 93 per cent last week. Southern regions needed ad' ditional rain as sub-soil re- serves were light. In the Peace River area, sub-soil reserves were more favorable despite a need for rain. The condition index for wheat is 95 per cent of normal, nine points ahead of 1969. Barley and rapeseed each de- clined one percentage point during the week, while rye and oats were unchanged. Flax- seed in some southern regions dropped three per cent. A major hail storm moved through the province from Wetaskiwin through Viking and Vermilion Saturday, causing severe damage. Winter wheat is maturing rapidly and swathing is expect- ed to begin within a week to 10 days with a near average yield1 anticipated. Turner and some of his provin- cial government counterparts are concerned. The idea of universal finger- irinting was put forward by On- ario Supervising Coroner H. B. Cotaam as a result of difficul- .tes in Identifying the 109 vic- ims of the July 5 Air Canada crash near Toronto. "I don't believe any more in universal fingerprinting than I do in universal identification Mr. Turner said when asked for his views on the suggestion. He is here for talks with provincial attorneys-gen- eral. Attorney-General Edgar Ger- hart of Alberta _said the idea might have merit if there were national registration, as there! was during the Second World War. "Otherwise, the people wouldn't buy he added. "I have no personal objection to it but I think the public would in- terpret it as an invasion of pri- Stampede Attendance Dragging CALGARY (CP) The Cal- gary Stampede breezed through another balmy day Tuesday, but attendance con- tinued to sag in comparison with previous years. Temperatures were in ths 80s and the sky was cloudless; typical weather for attracting people, but only came. Last year, after cold and rain dampened initial crowds, 890 people came on the Tues- day to greet the return to fair weather. Total attendance after six day is a drop of from last year. But most Stampede officials and midway operators were not overly concerned and indi- cated that business, instead of being fantastic, was merely ex- cellent. There were fewer people In the casino, operated for the second time this year, but the card tables and other games of chance were in full swing. Spokesmen for the gold brick raffle said ticket sales were down and partially blamed bad weather at the weekend. Winner of the consola- tion draw Tuesday for was Angelos Pozza of Calgary. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT ABOVE ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lethhridge 85 56 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat 84 Calgary 80 Edmonton.......77 Vancouver 74 Castlegar....... 89 Kimberley .......83 Whitehorse .......62 Winnipeg........71 Ottawa ..........68 Montreal 80 Regina..........78 53 Toronto........78 68 Halifax........69 52 Salt Lake City 88 S3 Penticton....... 82 55 St. John's, Nfld. 60 51 FORECASTS Lethbridge Medicine Hat today. Sunny Thurs- day and continuing very warm. Low tonight J5-450, high Thursday near 90. Kootenay, Columbia Sun- ny today and Thursday with a few cloudy periods. Highs today and Thursday 85 to 90j lows tonight 50 to 60. Attorney-General Elmer Blan- chard of Prince Edward Island "What if the crash victim's fingers are Attorney-General Richard Donahoe of Nova Scotia said he has never considered the idea and has nothing to say about it. Attorney-General Leslie Cur- tis of Newfoundland said he sees no reason to fingerprint anyone. "If you're killed, you're killed." Other provincial attorneys- general were not immediately available for comment. Walk-ln Walk-Out Thief Takes Canvas LONDON (AP) A Renoir oil painting valued at was stolen from a private gal- lery at noon Tuesday. The can- vas, a landscape called Pay- sage, was described by the O'Hana Gallery as a "fairly im- portant" Renoir. With the frame, it measured only 12 by 16 inches. Police said it was taken by a "walk-in walk-out thief" during the lunch hour. Owafonna Presents SWATHERS and WINDROWERS Extra wldt crop Contour flotation. One platform can be raised a foot while the other end hugs the ground. Individually powered trimping roles produce thorough but gentle conditioning. No shredding No tearing Stems are power erimpled. SEE THEM TODAYI BALER TWINE ft.-325 Ib. tensile itrength.................... PER BALE 6.50 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 3 west. There is re-paving between Lethbridge and Monarch. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. Between Coleman and the B.C. border paving is in progress causing slight delay in traffic, Highway 5 Lethbridge to Welling. Base course paving is in progress. There are some rough sections. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. Heavy oiling has been completed in this area and caution is advised. Highway 25 Oiling is to pro- gress in the Turin area. The Logan Pass is now open 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 Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Kykerts 8 a.m. to midnight, Logan Pass, open 24 hours. ;