Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thuriday, July 30, 1970 Government Needs Volunteers For Juvenile Offenders Program CALGARY (CP) Social Develop ment Minister Ray Speaker asked Wednesday for volunteers to help in rehabilita- tion programs with the prov- ince's juvenile offenders. The offenders are being transferred S'atcirday from the attorney-general's department to that of social development along with responsibility for in- stitutions and probation ser- vices. The minister told a news con- ference people are needed to operate foster honics, take juvenile offenders camping and involve them in community af- fairs and with youth groups, if the government programs are to succeed. Growers' Sign Contract End To Grave Strike Near DELANO, Calif. (AP) Twenty-six leading grower have signed a union contrac signalling an expected end soo to the five-year-old Californi table grape strike and boycott. Cesar Chavez, 42, leader the AFL-CIO United Farm Workers Organizing Committee said at a news conferenc Wednesday that the signing mean growers of 75 per cent o the state's table grape cro; have union contracts. He predicted that growers c the other 25 per cent will fa! into line within a week. "This is the beginning of a new Chavez told some 40 persons crowded into am around the um'on headquarters in this Central Valley agricul tural region. He promised, however, tha' K-Days Attendance Total Down EDMONTON (CP) Weath- er got the blame again Wed- nesday for lagging attendance at the Klondike Days fair, now about less than helped set a record last year. Total for six days of the 10-day ev- ent is compared with last year. A fair spokesman said con- tinual rain and cool weather for most of the fair this year probably will mean a drop of at least if the weather improved before the fair closes Saturday night. The weather forecast says it will, with sunny periods expect- ed today and mainly sunny skies Friday. But the spokesman said that with a fair capacity of on the grounds it is unlikely enough additional persons over the attendance on final four days last year could bring up the total sufficiently. About entered the grounds Wednesday, a drop of more than from the num- ber on the sixth day last year. a. the boycott would continu ggainst non-union growers i the Fresno and Lodi areas. The 26 growers covered in tin contracts signed Wednesda employ workers at th peak of the harvest season which is just beginning here. Police Seise Large Drug Shipment CALGARY (CP) RCMP said Thursday they seized thi argest shipment of drugs evei ;aken in southern Alberta after vhen they intercepted tablets of LSD shortly midnight. The drugs, valued between and were on a plane which arrived at Calgary international Vancouver. Airport from Werner Guse, 23, of no fbtec iddress, was charged with pos iession of LSD for trafficking nd was remanded to Aug. 5 rithout plea or bail when he ippeared in magistrate's courl oday. Tate Lawyers Are Jailed Contempt LOS ANGELES (AP) Two defence lawyers in the Sharon Tate murder trial were ordered jailed Wednes- day for contempt of court. Irving Kanarek, 51, who objected to virtually every prosecution question, was cited for interrupting a wit- ness. Ronald Hughes, 35, was cited for using an ob- scenity during a conference at the bench. Superior Court Judge Charles H. Older ordered both lawyers to jail, saying they would have an opportu- nity to confer with clients at night and in the morning. John Guimarra, one of the state's largest table grape grow- ers, jointly signed the three- year contract for all 26, calling for a minimum wage prog- ressing to an hour in three years, plus a 20-per cent box piece rate incentive. Urban life Discussions To Continue EDMONTON (CP) Th mayors of Alberta's 10 citie are to discuss a joint federal provincial municipal study o jrban life with their councils it was announced Wednesday. Premier Harry Strom told a news conference that he anc ?Yed Colborne, minister of mu nicipal affairs, met earlier in the day with the mayors of Ed- monton, Calgary, Lethbridge Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Drumheller, WetasMwin anc Jamrose. He said they had agreed to involve the citizens as much s possible" in the study, aimed at solving such problems is transportation, financing ind housing in urban areas. "But before we deal with the letails, we would expect to lave a meeting with the fed- ral government and be in position to deal with the total i considerable detail." It was the third time the pro- rincial governi; tent had met pith the mayors and Mr. Strom aid he did not think a fourth leeting would be held. Mayor Ivor Dent of Edmon- m said the aim of the study is i hit the problems "before hey surface" and "not wait ntil the problems are hitting s on the side of the Mr. Strom said no commun- y could afford not to involve self in the study to some de- because if a community aid it did not have urban prob- ms now, it certainly would in 10 or 15 years." I "A multitude of things have caused juveniles to go astray and therefore we need a multi tude of services to look after them and help them." "We feel there are people in the community who can reach these young people better than we can as a government." Mi-. Speaker said community involvement was more impor- tant in the program than the physical changes which would occur with the transfer of au- thority. "Buildings may help the economy, but the program is designed to help people." Under the program: will not be com- mitted to specific institutions. youngsters need- ing care outside their homes will be made wards of the crown and placed in institu- tions, foster homes or other fa- cilities at the discretion of the Child Welfare Branch. couples will re- ceive an'allowance for keeping juveniles under criminal charges in their horse so the young people will .not have to leave their home region. will act as both foster parents for detention and group homes and help youths on probation. Saturday the juvenile boys section of the Bowden Institute will close and offenders there will be transferred to wilder- ness camps at Rocky Mountain House and Lac La Biche. At the same time the Alber- ta Institute For Girls in Ed- monton will become co-educa- iional under the name Youth Development Centre. It will house 90 to 100 young people. In Calgary, the Spruce Cliff iome for unwed mothers will become co-educational with fa- cilities for 30 by 1871. Six group homes, each hold- ng 10 to 15, will, be added to he six already operated by the Rampaging Youths Battle With Police By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New disorders and violcnc have occurred in Hartford Check Damage To Ferry PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. (CP) Divers were going down today to check on damage below the water line of the Alaska ferry Taku which ran aground1 Wednesday on West Kinahan island, eight miles west of here. The 352-foot ship was pulled off the island just after mid- night at high tide by four pow- erful tugs. She was anchored on the south side of the island and had a three-degree list to star- board, down slightly by the bow. If divers do not find any seri- ous damage to her bottom plates, it's believed the Taku will steam south for repairs under her own power, accompa- nied by one of the tugs. A radioman aboard one of the tugs, the Riv- tow Lion, said the Taku had two holes in her. The ferry had been lightened by removing most of LONGEST LIVER TRANSPLANT SURVIVAL DIES the crew and the 71 vehicles be- dal! Wayne Bennett, 4, of Mesquite, Texas., who survived with a transplanted liver 29 months, longer than anyone known to medicine, died in Colorado General Hospital in Denver Wednesday. Death was caused by rejection and infection, doctors said Thursday. Car Crash Kills Edmonton Man PENANG (Reuters) A Ca- ladian oil driller with an oil company in Sum- tra, was killed here Wednes- ay night when his car ran nto a tree. Leslie H. McDonal, a ear-old bachelor from No Progress Is Made In Postal Negotiations OTTAWA (CP) Negotiators Dalhousie, Sackville, Chatham 26- Ed- nonton, had earlier arrived a week's with the rom Sumatra eave. He had been .smera Oil Indonesia Ltd., in ijulurajeu, Northern Sumatra, or the last three years. The company is making ar- angements to have McDonal's ody flown to Edmonton next eek. for the treasury board and the Council of Postal Unions me for about two hours today, then adjourned until Tuesday with both sides reporting "no move ment" hi the dispute. Meanwhile the rotating worker strikes hit points in Newfoundland, New Brunswick Ontario and Alberta. On its part, the post office stopped some operations in Newfound- land, New Brunswick and On- tario. Post offices in St. John's, Nfld., and Moncton and Camp- bellton, N.B., were hit by worker walkouts. In Ontario the strikes hit God- erich, St. Catharines, Richmond Hill, Toronto Station K, Toronto airport and S'touffville. In Alberta Edmonton Station L, two offices in Calgary and Fort McMurray were on strike. The post office closed New- foundland offices in Clarenville, Gander, Lewisporte, Grand Falls, Deer Lake, Stephenville, Corner Brook, Goose Bay air- port and Labrador City. In New Brunswick, Bathurst, and Newcastle were closed. In Ontario, Ottawa letter car- riers were sent home because night-shift sorters walked off the job complaining of excessive heat. The day-shift sorters were on the job. fore it was pulled off. A log boom to contain any leaking oil from a ruptured tank 'was placed around the Taku, but little oil was escaping. A three-mile oil slick that flowed from her tanks after the crash appeared to be headed seaward. STRIKES BLAMED LONDON (Reuters) Gen- eral Motors' British subsidiary Vauxhall, said Wednesday it lost in the first half of this year because of strikes. Conn., and New Bedford, Mass. Bands of black and Puerto Rican youths roamed Hartford streets Wednesday for the sec- ond successive night, setting fires and throwing rocks and bottles at police. Police arrested 32 persons and used tear gas to disperse crowds of up to 200 persons. Three firebombs were hurled at one police car, setting a lire on (ire. Police said too shotgun blasts were fired and three persons were treated for minor buckshot wounds. One claimed he had been shot by police, but a spokesman denied police had used firearms. The d i s o r d e r s apparently were a continuation of Tues- day's outbreak that resulted in part from the city's refusal to open some fire hydrants for c h i 1 d r e n 's play in the hot weather. In New Bedford, there wera reports of shots fired, stone Ihrowing and arson by roving ;angs in a six-block area of the South end. Police arrested 22 persons. Police said they could not pin- point tlie cause of the trouble. Youth Killed At Caroline CAROLINE (CP) Barry A. McKinnon, 19, of Sundre, was accidentally killed when he fell under the wheels of the tractor ie was o p e r a t ing near Car- oline, 45 miles west of Red Deer-. 307 6lh St. S. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY ITD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 327-7152 RCMP Probe Indian's Death CARDSTON (HNS) The body of Philip Shouting, 32, of :he Blood Indian Reserve was found on the reserve here Wed- nesday morning. RCMP here are mvesti- [ating. The body was found near the Jladstone farm one mile west and four miles north of Card- ston. This is north of the Hill- spring Road. Police said they do not know low long the man has been missing. The body was in a badly de- omposed state. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT A ABOVE AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge .......76 Pincher Creek 73 Cranbrook 70 Waterton (approx) 73 38 Medicine Hat 79 48 Edmonton 63 50 Jasper 64 45 62 43 Get a taste of the good times with Old Vienna Lively sip after sip. BREWED RIGHT HERE IN ALBERTA. EXHIBITION PAVILION THURS. AUG. 13th P.M. rickets on solo at leister'. Music Ud. 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Columbia-Kootenay Mostly cloudy today with a few showers and isolated thunder- showers this afternoon and eve- ning. Sunny with cloudy peri- ods Friday. A little warmer. Overnight lows in area 45 to 52 above. Highs Friday 75 to 78. IRISH RpUSRS "in concert" BOHEMIAN MAID BREWING COMPANY Plan Your Irrigation Requirements Early Drop In and see the latest In design and engineering. No matter what your requirements or preference we have largest selection available. Come in and meef our Irrigation A. C. "Cole" Harris R. J. "Dick" Orsten A. B. "Bert" Erickson REMEMBER, IT'S THE SERVICE THAT COUNTS, LET US PROVE IT! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway, Lelhbridge 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 de- lay in traffic. There is also some construction work 4 to 5 miles east of Creston. Highway 5 Lethbridge to Welling. Base course paving is finished. There are some rough sec-lions. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. PORTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight.