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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Juna 3, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Socreds nominate in Calgary CALGARY (CP) The Social Credit party has nominated a house appraiser, a retired CPR trainman and a mother of four to contest three of the four Calgary Ridings in the July 8 Federal election. Ralph Cameron, a 47-year- old house appraiser, will carry the party's banner for Calgary South against incumbent Progressive Conservative Peter Bawden. Ada Major, 49, a mother of four from Three Hills, was nominated to contest the Palliser riding against incumbent Conservative Stan Schumacher and Cligg Willmott, a retired CPR employee, will stand in Calgary Centre. Chick Hurst, who was nominated in Calgary North earlier, withdrew from the race in that riding unable to devote the time needed to tackle incumbent Conservative Eldon Woolliams. Clark fears for life quality EDMONTON (CP) Bob Clark, Social Credit House leader, has warned the quality of life in Alberta must be protected in the face of industrial expansion. Mr. Clark repeated an earlier request that the province consider holding public hearings to give the public a voice in Alberta's second reading of legislation that will establish a system of industrial development permits for industries wanting to use Alberta's natural resources. Edmonton-U.S. air link EDMONTON (CP) Hughes Airwest inaugurated a jet service Saturday to establish a single-plane air link from Edmonton to the United States. The airline will operate two southbound daily to Spokane, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, via Calgary. A brief, ribbon-cutting ceremony was held before an early morning inaugural departure. First 4Horsts' given RED DEER (CP) A documentary film chronicle of Alberta's first photographer and film maker has won the best over-all award and seven other top awards at Alberta's first film festival. "Ernest Brown- Pioneer an hour-long documentary produced by Filmwest Associates Ltd. of Edmonton, won the best over- all "Horst named for Culture Minister Horst Schmid. The film also won "Horsts" tor director Tom Radford, cinematographer Bob Reece, screenwriter Tom Radford, and sound specialists Allan Stein and Kenneth Pappes. It shared top honors for narration by Bob Ruzicka and editing by Allan Stein with other films. It also won the best documentary award at the festival. Mr. Ruzicka took the second half of the narration Horst for his work on the film "Run For Your Life." Fran Hohenadel won the other half of the editing award for the same film. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge...... 74 56 Pincher Creek 69 44 Medicine Hat 79 49 Edmonton 68 39 .06 Grande Prairie.. 64 47 Banff 62 45 Calgary...... 70 45 Victoria 62 47 Penticton....... 73 51 Prince George 57 38 .08 Kamloops....... 69 47 Vancouver...... 62 47 .03 Saskatoon....... 75 48 .06 Winnipeg....... 77 60 .10 Toronto......... 73 44 Ottawa......... 74 51 Montreal 73 53 St. John's....... 62 41 Halifax......... 69 45 Charlottetown 65 48 Fredericton..... 73 39 Chicago 63 56 FORECAST: Letbbridge, Medicine Hat Regions Sunny today and Tuesday. West winds gusting to 40 in the afternoon. Highs both days near 70 and lows tonight near 40. Calgary Regions Sunny today and Tuesday except for occasional cloudy periods. Chance of a late afternoon or evening shower. Westerly winds gusting to 40 in the afternoon. Highs both days near 70 and lows tonight near 40. Columbia, Kootenay Today and Tuesday, cloudy with some sunny-periods. A few afternoon and evening showers and isolated thundershowers both days. Highs today and Tuesday ranging from the 60s in the north to near 70 in the south. Lows tonight 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with mild temperatures today and Tuesday. Gusty westerly winds this afternoon. Scattered showers over western mountains Tuesday. High temperatures today 70 to 80. Lows tonight 40 to 50. Highs Tuesday 65 to 75. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with a few afternoon showers north portion. Cloudy Tuesday with scattered showers and cooler. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Tuesday 60 to 70. ie Waterers Stock Waterers that supply fresh water to tha stock at all times winter or summer. Gat them now while available at... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CounsHijhwiyBoilZOZ mow 328-1141 of entry: Times jn Mountain Daylight Time (Alberta) opening and closing times- Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Ccutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m to 5 p m., Kingsgate open 24 boors; PorthiU-Rykerts 7 a.m until 11 pm Wild Horse7am. to4p.m., Rooseriile7a.m. toll p.m Pass Taylor's'pastoral view'of Alberta taken to task Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON New Democratic leader Grant Notley has taken a swipe at Liberal Leader Nick Taylor's vision of a pastoral Alberta. Apparently stung by comments from Mr. Taylor that the NDP is interested in wall-to- wall factories, Mr. Notley said viable secondary industries are vital to the province's future. He applauded the government's Oil and Natural Gas Conservation Amendment Act which was under debate last week. It will give the government power to direct development of its burgeoning petrochemical industry to areas which can most benefit. The legislation is intended to prevent the chaos and waste of resources which could result from building 19 fertilizer plants, four methane plants, two ethylene complexes and other projects not yet proposed. "We could be out of our minds as legislators if we didn't move in on petrochemicals and develop world-scale Mr. Notiey said. It is tine for a wealthy person (Mr. Taylor is a millionaire) to say "we should have a pastoral atmosphere in Alberta with a few sheep wandering around." The province must move quickly to diversify its economy or face serious trouble in the future, he said. The bill was approved in principle. Also approved in principle and forwarded for detailed study by committee of the whole was an Emergency Medical Aid Amendment Act. The act will protect doctors and dentists from ia'.v suits arising from administering necessary emergency help to unconscious or mentally incapacitated persons. Alberta welfare system 'discourages' self-help EDMONTON (CP) The Edmonton Social Planning Council says Alberta gives welfare recipients less incentive to work than any province in the country. "Alberta's welfare system strongly discourages work and actually creates major financial disincentives for those who attempt to become more says a report by the council's humane standard of living commission report to the provincial government. Social development minister Neil Crawford said later work incentives will be one of many reforms considered in an overhaul welfare policy this summer. He declined further comment "because I don't want to create public speculation on what we are going to do." In Alberta, a single person on welfare may earn per month above his welfare benefit without having the benefit payments reduced. A family unit can earn an extra Neither rate has been changed since 1961 and both are behind every other province. Above the maximum, every dollar earned is deducted from welfare. COSTS HIGH The commission said the cost of clothing, lunch, arrl transportation in going to a job generally wipes out the to a welfare recipient is now allowed to earn. It said most welfare recipients are unable to get employment that pays enough Strike, lockout ban plan flayed HALIFAX (CP) A pending Alberta law banning strikes or lockouts on major construction projects, such as any future development of the Athabasca Oil Sands, was attacked by leaders of the Canadian construction industry as a step that will upset the entire labor scene. Robert A. Bird of Winnipeg, chairman of the Canadian Construction Association, said the group's 36-men board of directors met here over the weekend and agreed to seek a meeting with Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed to state opposition to the legislation introduced last Tuesday by the Alberta government Mr. Bird said the effect will be that private construction firms on smaller projects will be unable to fight strikes on their jobs. Union members working on major projects, unable to strike and protected it om a lockout, would be able to divert financial support to strikes elsewhere. Mr. Bird said workers on major projects would reap the benefits obtained by strikes elsewhere in the industry, in effect getting a "free ride." If other provincial government's followed Alberta's lead in this area "the impact would be felt across Canada." Henry De Puyjalon of Ottawa. association president, said British Columbia and Manitoba had made similar moves in the past but the circumstances were different the number of workers involved was smaller and their ability to support strikes elsewhere in the industry was minimal. Mr. Puyjalon said contractors in Nova Scotia last year locked out building tradesmen as a pressure tactic of the type the Alberta legislation would make impossible The result would be that builders would be unable, until a job is finished, to quote cost estimates or guarantee completion dates Mr Bird said there have been strong protests against the legislation by Alberta contractors but organized labor apparently is in favor of it. He said the major proponents of the move are large, international firms which might develop the tar sands. Fall session to begin in October EDMpNTON (CP) The fall sitting of the 1974 session of the Alberta legislature will probably begin Oct. 25. Lou Hyndman. government house leader, says. The Spring sitting, which moves into its 57th day Monday, is expected to this week. STOP BALDNESS Fm snip clinic in LftMrUfi n TMtfcy. Jm 4 Mrif. BEFORE AFTER CLINICALLY TESTED AND GUARANTEED AMAZING DISCOVERY FOR HAIR AND SCALP (Aid to improve condition of acalp.) ACT NOW1 MEN-WOMEN "Save Your Hair" DONT RESIGN YOURSELF This expert urges thai you National Hair Scalp Institute Ltd. Box 327S, Edmonton, Albtrta over P long enough period to cover the costs of working. The commission report recommended the basic personal exemption be raised to from It also recommends welfare re- cipients be allowed to keep half of everything they earn above the exemption. As an example, the commission quoted a family which now receives a month social assistance. If it obtained an outside income of the total reduction in assistance would be The province would save the money and the family would have an adequate income, said the report. BABY FOUND BILLINGS (AP) An unidentified baby boy found in a cardboard box at a trailer court has been taken off the critical list at a Billings hospital. When the child was found a week ago, there was also a note inside the box that said: "please take care of my baby boy born May 20." A spokesman at St. Vincent's Hospital said the child had been near death because of lack of nutrition when he was found. BRIDGE STONE The rime-honored quality tire THE NO. 1 STEEL RADIAL TIRE BRIDGE STONE The lime-honored quality lire UNCONDITIONAL MILE WRITTEN WARRANTY (RADIAL RD-170V) Steel-breaker radial pat- tern with square shoulders wears longer and per- forms more smoothly on sharp cornering SIZE 165SR13 175SR13 185SR13 175SR14 185SR-4 19SSR14 205SR14 225SR14 205SR15 215SM5 225SR15 48.00 49.50 60.00 52.00 56.00 60.00 68.00 85.00 71.50 75.00 84.00 Invest in the Best BUYBRIDGESTONE TRIMBLES TIRE SUPPLY LTD, BLAIRMORE 562-2743 LETHBRIDGE 327-2007 327-2396 VULCAN 485-2062 SAVE MONEY! 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