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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Electors in N.S. to vote Tuesday By JOHN SOOSAR HALIFAX (CP) Nova Scotia's Liberal government un- dergoes a major electoral test in a byelection Tuesday in an area where it has concentrated much of its development effort since taking office almost three years ago. Three parties have waged in- tensive campaigns in rural Guy- County where lumber- ing and fishing are the mains- tays in a psor economic picture. The government appears de- termined to wrest the seat from the Progressive Conservatives and hold it up as an indication of its province-wide popularity before a possible fall general election. A victory would also give Premier Gerald Regan's gov-' eminent a working majority in the 46-seat legislature. The gov- ernment now has 24 seats, the PCs 19 and the NDP two. There is one vacancy. .Almost the entire Regan cabi- net has stumped the lumbering villages and fhising hamlets promising better representation, better roads and more industry like a million oil refinery now being built on the Strait of Canso which separates Cape Breton Island from mainland Nova Scotia. TRIED FOR COMMONS The seat became vacant last fall when Angus Maclsaac re- signed to contest the federal election against Privy Council President Allan MacEachen in Cape Breton Highlands-Canso. He lost and some observers speculate that the manner of bis departure from provincial politics may have lost the party some supporters in the provin- cial riding. Mr. Maclsaac was following in the footsteps of his father, A. T. (Tando) Maclsaac, who won the provincial seat from ths Liberals in i'JCO. This time the Liberals have A. M. Cameron, 34, a native vi ho left for a business career in Halifax and returned only after he was nominated. Premier Regan has hinted at a possible cabinet position for Mr. Cameron. Tory candidate D. E. Cortis, 45, is a merchant and the NDP nomines is W. H. Sugg, 52. a fish-plant worker. He promises full-time representation. deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 Srd.Ave. S. Phone 323-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY Thfl only Canadian Company providing nutomobila mntt insurance exclusively to World's oldest pilot turns in his ivings WOODSTOCK, Ont. (CP) The world's oldest active pilot will never know another dog- fight, except when in his dreams he twists and turns in vain attempts to elude the Red Baron. T. F. (Tom) Williams, of I nearby Sweaburg, Ont., has I at 87 finally turned in his I wings. "It seems the proper thing to said the veteran pilot who logged more than miles in the air, and who still vividly recalls the day he was shot down in the First World War by the Red Earon, Ger- many's ace pilot. "I think it would be right to quit now rather than be grounded by regulations." He said that he was in- volved in about SCO dogfights during the First World War. Charge violation Canadian member (left) and others of the Inter- national Commission of Control and Supervision listen as the Loc Ninh district chairman, Pham Iran Thanh, charges the Saigon regime with repeated cease-fire vio- lations. The ICCS journeyed to the Loc Ninh region for the first time recently to investigate alleged violations. Loc Ninh, a district town north of Saigon, was taken by the Communists in 1972. saturaay, junt z, me HUMID Parliamentary notebook Veterans' pension bill assured By STEWART MacLEOD OTTAWA (CP) When Vet- erans Affairs Minister Dan MacDonald told the Commons he felt a pensions bill would be introduced "before very long Stanley Knowles peg-North Centre) wanted him to be more specific. He was. "I would replied the minister, "that I am hopeful that it certainly means this month." If you just read an isolated paragraph cf an MPs speech in Hansard it is easy to get the wrong impression. Here's one from Reward Grafftey No change WASHINGTON (AP) The United States unemployment rate held at five per cent of the work force in May, the govern- ment reported today. The bureau of labor statistics said that the job picture was es- sentially unchanged since last November although the econ- omy was in the midst of one of its most vigorous expansions in history during that period. As in April, the number of people that the bureau counted out of work totalled 4.4 million. Where bilingualism is concerned, I want to work as a Canadian in this House, along with the Social Credit members, the New Democratic Party members, ths Liberal members and my own colleagues. But let's be realistic; you know as well as I do where my leader, the honorable leader of the Op- position (Mr. Stanfield) stands with regard to bilingualism." There has been a sharp Im- provement in the availability of information from Prime Minis- ter Trudeau's office since two veteran journalists were added to the press office several months ago. Pierre O'Neil, who came from La Presse, and Courtney Tower, formerly with Maclean's and Time magazines, invariably reply to reporters' inquiries within minutes of the call. How about this one from John Harney West) on his opinion that in the Commons, at times, there are "jackasses braying on both Perhaps we could taSe some comfort from the fact that a nation that brays together slays together." When an MP feels strongly about an issue, as Jean-Robert Guuthier (L-Ottawa East) does about bilingualism, some exaggeration is bound to be ut- tered from time to time. I am in a minority group in Ontario, where I have lived for 100 years with in- he said. Mr. Gauthier is 43. Minister of State Stanley Hai- dasz is still having trouble get- ting advance copies of his speeches to the Parliamentary Press Gallery in time. His lat- est arrived May 31'. It was a copy of a speech delivered in Edmonton May 19. When the National Capital Commission erected a six-sided kiosk on Confederation Square to provide information to tour- ists, it gave a painter the con- tract to write "information" on three sides and the French- equivalent, "renseignements" on the other three sides. The painter appears to be English-speaking. One side says "renseigments" and the other two sides say "renseignments." "It will be says an NCC official. R.W.Y. UPHOLSTERING PHONE 328-5257 ANYTIME HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. FOR YOUR COMPUTE Phone 328-1778 WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitations (24 Hour Service If Necettory) Bride Books Thank You We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each order! FREE CUSTOMER PARKING Plan safety signs foi. Mayflower. w Come over on the Mayflower I It's softer I It's safer I We'll give your things an Air-Cushion-Ride Esti- mates upon request. Exclusive Indianapolis Agent FERNIt CARTAGE COMPANY 518 3rd ST. S. PHONE 32B-E643 EDSON (CP) "This High- way Kills." The Edson Kinsmen Club in- tends to erect signs bearing these words at both ends of a 25-mile stretch of highway 16 where traffic accidents have claimed countless lives in- cluding those of three Alberta cabinet ministers. "It's time something was done and as a service club we feel it's our Dale Halterman, a member of the club, said in an interview Friday. The club decided to take ac- tion after a two car collision Sunday took two lives, includ- ing that of a 16-year-old Ed- monton girl. The signs, -with a black skull and crossbones painted on, will be located at the eastern out- skirts of Edson at a railroad grid and 25 miles further east where the highway becomes dangerous because of curves, narrowness and sharp falloffs of highway shoulders. j Mr. Baltcrman said the signs j will go up with or without pro- vincial government permission. "We were going to approach the government but the RCMP here have been trying to do the same thing and have run j into so much red tape we de- j cided we'd just erect them and it would be up to the govern- ment whether it took them Len Werry, Progressive Con- servative telephones and utili- ties minister, was killed on the stretch of highway last February. David Ure, a Social Credit agriculture minister, killed in 1953 and Norman Will- mere, a Social Credit lands and forests minister, in 1S65. Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said tenders will probably be called in July to straighten a 10-mile portion of the highway east cf Edson, con- sidered the most dangerous portion. As for the Kinsmen signs, Mr. Copithorne said he will look at them when they arc erected and "if they are going to do some good we'll leave them." FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete stock of STEEL IN FIATS ANGLES CHANNELS BEAMS WIDE FLANGES RAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PLATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEL WIRE MESH PIPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring in your truck and lead up at bargain prices We also deliver locally Bring in your scrap steel cast iron batteries radiators copper and get the best trade value ever We alto pay cash! 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