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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI UTHBRIDOi HEJtALD Friday, June I, News in brief Train runs may be curtailed TORONTO (CP) Canadian National Railways began pre- paring Thursday night to cur- tail or cancel passenger ser- vice out of Toronto's Union Sta- tion if a large number of loco- motive today. drivers book ia sick A CN spokesman said the railway is bracing itself be- cause talk is so strong" that the drivers, members of three unions, will protest by calling in sick what they say are un- reasonably slow contract nego- tiations. Search for missing plane EDMONTON (CP) Three Canadian Forces aircraft are searching for a Cessna 206 re- ported missing in the Fort Mc- Murray area about 230 miles northwest of Edmonton. The Cessna, with an unidenti- fied pilot and passenger on board, left Thompson, Man- early Thursday and failed to land at Fort McMurray at 1 p.m. Thursday. The flight cov- ers a distance of 450 miles and the aircraft apparently made several stops en route. Hoof, mouth disease spreading VIENNA (AP) A major banned to halt the spread of the j outbreak of hoof and mouth dis- j disease that kills animals, ease is sweeping across live- j Farmers in three villages not stock farms in eastern Austria, affected have mounted road- Schools, businesses and movie blocks with tractors and pitch- houses have been closed and large gatherings, such as church services, have been forks to bar outsiders. Humans can transmit the disease but they are not affected by it. Civic workers may strike CALGARY fCP) Repre-1 higher pay Thursday and set up sentatives of civic unions are to picket lines at city hall and meet today to discuss'the call- ing of a general strike by the city's civic workers in KUDport of public health nurses, a "union spokesman said Thurs-, Public Employees, said the day night. I meeting is to discuss total sup- The nurses went on strike for i port for the nurses. other municipal offices. Orlando Campo, a representa- tive of the Canadian Union of Bombing raid cut ordered Stanfield amendment Gov't language bill stalled again OTTAWA (CP) The minor- ity Liberal government got more than it bargained for Thursday wtea it asked the Commons to endorse its two- language program for the pub-. He service. Prime Minister Trudeau troduced an ann'i-tength reso- lution containing nine points that outlined the principles of bilingualism for federal civil servants. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield said be agrees with the much so that he produced an amendment to make them lav under the Offi- cial Languages Act and related legislation. There was little immediate government reaction to that move. A spokesman for the gov- ernment House leader, Allan MacEachen, said the amend- ment probably would be dis- cussed in cabinet today before any comment was made. New Democratic Leader Da- vid Lewis said his party sup- ports the principles, but needs time to consider the amend- ment. was partly for economy rea-, is on the verge WASHINGTON (Reuter) The U.S. Air Force has ordered a 40-per-cent cut in B-52 bomb- j of funds for U.S. air ing raids on Cambodia, the de-, fambodia-and fence department said today. operations in Cambodia-ana Pentagon spokesman Jerry partly to ease pressure on B-52 Friedheim said the reduction bombing crews. Senator's mother found dead RUMFORD, (AP) Jose- her husband, Stephen, died In phine Muskie, 32, mother of Senator Edmund S. Muskie, found dead today at her home in this western Maine mill town. Mrs. Muskie, a native of Buf- falo, N.Y., had lived alone since Big tvheel Pat Phillips draws many startled glances as he makes his daily rounds as a carrier-boy in London, Ont., on his unicycle. Pat bought the bike a month ago and then spent a week learning how to ride if before venturing out with his paper bog. Mr. Stanfield said endorsation of a mere resolution would not do much to increase support for institutional bilingualism in the country. The principles were fine, but the resolution did not legally bind the government to them. That was why the Con- servatives wanted the amend- ment. INCREASE FRENCH The principles, adopted by the government late last year, say knowledge of English and French is one of the elements of merit in the selection of candi- dates for bilingual government jobs. Also, job competitions would be open to unilingual candidates willing to become bilingual. Employees who in April, 1966, had 10 years continuous service would be entitled to apply for any bilingual job without having to indicate willingness to be- come bilingual. The resolution also deals with measures to increase the use of French in the public service and to enhance the careers o! Drench-speaking civil servants. Mr. Trudeau said the govern- ment, in a fair and just way, is rying to create a public service based on a true partnership be- ween the two main language groups. But, he Tory MP retracts fliar9 accusation denies Conservatives 1956. The couple had six chil- dren. During the 1972 Democratic presidential primary race, Mus- kie named his campaign plane The Josephine after his mother. Seaway pilots protest OTTAWA (CP) Con- servative MPs charged Thurs- day that IGA Canada Ltd.. mas- querades as a group of inde- No interest MONTREAL (CP) Refusal i 40 ocean-going vessels. The by St. Lawrence seaway pilots to accept new assignments and a broken canal lock gate blocked most traffic early today ships are required to have pi- lots 'when they pass through the seaway. FriJlCCSS The 38 pilots, trying to decide _____________. ____ whether to continue work as on the St. Lambert-Cornwall' private contractors or become section of the seaway. civil servants, are scheduled to The pilots left their jobs at return to work at midnight noon Thursday, tying up about 1 tonight. Death penalty bill rejected AUGUSTA, Me. (AP) On a 84-to42 vote, the House of rep- resentatives rejected a bill to- day to reinstate capital punish- 327-2111 IS THE NUMBER OF THE STUDENT MANPOWER CENTRE WHERE STUDENTS SHOULD REGISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYERS CAN HIRE STUDENTS. IT'S EASY! JUST CALL 327-2111 ment in Maine, while endorsing an alternative proposal for con- victed murderers to be impris- oned for life without parole. The death penalty was abol- ished in Maine in the late 1800s. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS j Larchmont, i Hastings, 54. one of Broadway's leading orchestra conductors, of I a heart attack. I Volly de- Faut, 69, longtime jazz clari- netist who, in the 1920s, i recorded with Jelly Roll Morton and Muggsey Cpanier. OTTAWA (CP) It would seem the Commons isn't in- terested in congratulating Princess Anne on her engage- ment. The the second time in as many days a motion Thurs- day "to congratulate the 22- year-old princess was de- feated by a scattering of "nays" in the House. It" was the turn of Hugh Poulin Centre) to be shot down, following Tom Cossit who in- troduced the same motion Wednesday. Mr. Poulin moved that the Commons send "our sincere affection" and congratulations to Princess Aime betrothed Tuesday to Lieut. Mark Phil- lips, 24. a Britiph soldier. ----------------------j Seek change pendent grocery stores in order to take advantage of using non- organized labor. Yet despite the fact that it can use cheaper labor, IGA food prices are the same as in any of the big supermarket 1 chains, James McGrath St. John's East) told the special Commons food price committee. President Harold Knifton and vice-president M. H. Coulson of the Toronto-based company, the first of the country's big food retailers to appear before the committee, denied the sugges- tion. Charges that IGA poses as a group of independent stores when it is in essence, like any other chain, would be "vehemently denied" by the 746 retailers who own IGA stores in Canada, Mr. Knifton said. Earlier, he told Ron Atkey St. Paul's) that IGA was effectively owned by three wholesale Loeb Ltd. of Ottawa, Oshawa Group Ltd. of Toronto, and H. Y. Louis Co, Ltd. of Vancouver. Mr. Knifton admitted that since IGA labor was not union- i z c d it was "somewhat cheaper'' than other stores had to pay. Tn many cases, a retai- ler would have his wife and children working for him. He described a typical IGA store as having about to 6.000 square feat of space, as costing about to equip and slock and with an average in sales a week. OTTAWA (CP) John Lun- j drigan (PC Gaoder-Twillin- wlo caused an uproar in the Commons Monday by calling Environment Minister Jack Davis a liar, withdrew the word Thursday although not the substance of what he said. But he was compensated by having the House agree to study a long-standing rule that prevents MPs from comment- ing on statements made by members outside the Com- mons. The matter flared up Mon- day when Mr. Lundrigan said Mr. Dam lied to a New Bruns- wick audience last weekend by saying the Conservative party favors a 50-mile offshore fish- ing limit while the Liberals favor a 200-mile limit. The remark was ruled un- parliamentary by Speaker Lu- cien Lamoureux but he left a ruling in abeyance to ponder the separate question involving statements made outside the House. In the meantime, party House leaders got together and agreed to recommend that the question be studied by the Com- mons committee on procedure and organization. Conservative House Leader Gerald Baldwin said a serious problem has been created by progress in communications which brings increasing import- ance to outside statements, es- pecially by cabinet ministers. Stanley Knowles, NDP House added, neither the resolution, DOT the Official Lan- guages Act win make sense un- ess both English and French 'eel at home in all parts of the :ountry and all work together o make a nation of two official anguages and many cultures. Only 10 per in government designated bilingual to make e public service function fully in both languages, he said. HALF FILLED "Something like half of the posts already are filled by bilingual persons. 'We do not seek a public service in which most men and women are individually bilin- gual, his approach, obviously would be wrong since the vast majority of Canadians do not speak two official languages." not recognize ethnic groups ear- lier, said Mr. Stanfield, is a source of profound regret to ev- ery Canadian. People mother tongue was neither Eng- lish nor French had been treated as second-class citizens. However, he said he will sup- port the resolution even if his amendment is defeated. Big airport for Hinton discussed EDMONTON (CP) Alberta is negotiating with the federal government for establishment of a large, modern airport near ffinton, about 200 miles west of here, Fred Peacock, provincial minister of industry and tourism, said today. are moving in that way Stanfield said the I but there is nothing great government failures in public service bilingualism is leader, said the only way mem- bers now can refer to outside statements by cabinet min isters and stay within the rules is to ask the crime minister if the remarks constitute govern merit policy. "It becomes a bit of s farce.'' They were joined by Andre Fortin SC-Lotbiniere in urging Mr. Lamoureux to accept a mo- tion sending the matter to com mittee. The Speaker, agreed and the motion was approved Mr. Lundrigan said the deci sion came as "a bit of a sur prise" bfccause he had no par in negotiations by House lead ers and he was informed o their agreement only minutes before tbe Commons sat. A century ago. the rule may have had merit, he said, but to- day many statements made outside the Commons are more important than those made in- side. In retracting his charge against Mr. Davis, he conceded he may have used unparlia- mentary language. But he qualified the with- drawal by saying he would never condone any member "for not being honest with the Canadian people." Mr. Davis said Monday the statements of various Con- servative spokesmen were the source of his information on the 50-mile fishing limit. Mr. Lun- drigan called the 50-mile refer- ence a complete fabrication. the large gap between its in- tentions and the understanding of the people. There also was a lack of concern for the appre- hensions of persons in the serv- ice who did not fully understand the program. Much of the resentment, an- ger and other emotions stirred up by bilingualism had been caused by the government. The fact that the Liberals did said Mr. Peacock. "If we are going to promote tourism and industry in the area, we've got to have an air- port. We are in the process of negotiating." A small airfield now is locat- ed a few miles west of Hinton. Mr. Peacock said Edmonton businessmen hold rights to oc- cupy the land and are seeking about more than the provincial government is pre- pared to pay. Weather and road report Sentries not provoked in shooting of girls OTTAWA (CP) There is no evidence that Zambian sentries were provoked into shooting two Canadian girls on the Zambia- Rhodesia border, External Af- fairs Minister Mitchell Sharp said Thursday. He was reporting to the Com- mons on some of the findings of A. M. Leith, Canadian deputy high commissioner to Zambia, PRE-1NVENTORY OFFICE FURNITURE SALE EXECUTIVE DESK 60" x 30" Matching credenza and executive chair. Reg. value SPECIAL SECRETARY DESK and typewriter table and choir. Walnut finish. Reg. value SPECIAL..... 367 ROYAL METAL FILING CABINETS LETTER SIZE IEOAI SIZI Special Special 169 Chinook Stationers Ltd. 319 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-4591 MONTREAL (CP) Cana- dian vill be aim- ing for a 3- hojr work weak j Of as a general policy in future Gross profit in a typical store contract negotiaticns, but some j amounted to about 17.2 per cent union members doubl the need for fewer hours cf labor. Delegates to a two day pol- icy conference of the Canadian branch of the United Steel- workers of America agreed Thursday to a resolution favor- ing the shorter week and eight- hour days. or a week. Total expenses in the same period would be about leaving a profit of before IGA ilse'f worked t" break even. Average yearly profits o! about to were split up and given back to retai- lers as a-rebate. OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY, JUNE 3 Family and friendt will honor Mrs. Retla Clark Home of Cham- pion, on the occasion of her 75th fairthdny at the hornu of Mr. and Mrl. Bob Williams ot 909 21st St. South, Lfthbridge. Mrs. Hcrne has been teaching school in touthern Alberto periodi- cally since T19 until her retire- ment in June 1970 from Champion School. Over the years tauqht children In EurdeH, Barn- well, Bow" Island end ether She married the Joseph Kama in 1926 and has 4 children. Arthur of Port Coquitlam> B.C., Howard of Creston, B.C., Muriel of Victorjo, B.C., and Grace Williams of Lethbridge. Friends and acquaintances a-e in- vited to and reminisce from 2 to 9 n m. Simdoy, 3rd, 1973. Government elevator loses money The Canadian government in Letiibridge has lost money for 27 years in a row, according to the report of the auditor-general. The latest fig- ure is the cumulative tots! (The government has been trylag for some years to sell the elevator.) This is one of six such gov- ernment owned elevators. The others are at Moose Jaw, Sas- katoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Prince Rupert. Collectively they lost 000. compared Adth a profit the previous year, without provision fcr depreciation. who investigated the May 15 in- cident. Zambia has said that Christ- ine Sinclair of Guelph, Ont., and Marjan Drijber of Rockwood, Ont., both 19, were thought to be heading for a Zambian power station when they were spotted on the Rhodesian side of the Zambezi River, which sepa- rates tihe two African states. Mr. Sharp said Mr. Leith re- ported that a Rhodesian police report said Miss Sinclair's body and clothes were not wet when she was found. Also, there was nothing to indicate she had aijy waterproof clothing or equip- ment. That would indicate the girls had no intention of crossing the river. Miss Drijber's body fell into the river and has not been found. To reach the power station would have entailed swimming the river. The shooting from Zambian soldiers was directed at three locations along river, said Mr. Sharp, and more than one gun was used. He added that he still is not satisfied with Zambian ex- planations of the incident and the government will press for a more acceptable response. Mr. Wagner said this report should be investigated by the external affairs department. SUNR7JSE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Letlibridge .......M 41 Pincher 62 34 .05 Medicine Hat.....68 47 Sdmonton .......5S 41 Grande Prairie 58 31 Banff .........57 31 .07 lalgary .........64 37 .48 Victoria..........59 38 Penticton........69 37 Prince George 47 36 .29 Samloops.......69 46 .04 Vancouver ........60 48 Saskatoon.......82 53 .12 Regina..........80 54 Winnipeg........71 53 Toronto..........71 55 .03 Ottawa..........71 54 .25 Montreal........63 55 St. John's........60 40 Halifax.........53 48 Charlottetcwn .71 50 Fredericton ......65 53 Chicago.........79 58 New York.......78 59 Miami .......84 79 Los Angeles .....66 61 Las Vegas......92 66 Phoenix........96 66 Rome 82 54 Paris ...........64 59 London..........64 48 Berlin...........77 57 Amsterdam .......66 50 Moscow .........TO 57 59 66 .28 .21 .03 .07 .09 .10 68 73 Stockholm. Tokyo FORECAST: Lethbridge Region Clouding over this afternoon with a few showers. Winds gusty in showers. Highs Bear 60. Saturday: Mainly cloudy with a few showers. Lows near 45. Highs 55 to 60. Medicine Hat Region Clouding over this afternoon with a few showers. Winds gusty in showers. Highs near to. Saturday: Mainly cloudy wilh a few showers. Lows near 45. Highs 55 to 60. Calgary Region Today: Cloudy with light rain this morning along the foothil's changing to a few showers this afternoon. Highs near 50. Sat- urday: cloudy with showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs near 50. Columbia Kootenay Region Today and Saturday: Sunny in the Kootenays otherwise cloudy and cool. A few showers both days in the Kootenays but peri- ods of rain in the Columbia area. Chance isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Gusty winds at times near showers. Highs bath days 55 to 60. Lows tonight near 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms east and soutn partly cloudy northwest today. Showers mostly ending tonight. Partly cloudy all sections Sat- urday. Continued cooling trend. Highs today 60s northwest 70s east and south. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Saturday 55 to 65. West of Continental HivSde Partly cloudy today and Satur- day with widely scattered after- noon showers. Continued cool. Frost likely higher valleys to- night Highs both days 55 to 65. Lows tonight 35 to 45. NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING Branch No. 12 of CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION wHI hoW thrir Annual Mttttng in RAYMOND on Wed., June 6, 1973 7.30 p.m. DANCORD "BALIT" BALER TWINE Save money by buying early and picking up from truck. Load of 900 ft. and truckers 7400 ft. arriving soon. Call now and make arrangements now. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported ban and dry. Widening of one mile section ot Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macteod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain a.m. to 6 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Kykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Wild Horse R a.m. to S p m. Logan Pass closed Open June 1. Roose- a to midnight. ;