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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, June 6, 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Emission orders issued EDMONTON (CP) Buchanan Lumber Ltd. and O'Brien Lumber Co. Ltd., both of High Prairie, have been ordered by the provincial department of the environment to reduce the amount of smoke coming from their wastewood burners. They were issued emission Two judges appointed EDMONTON (CP) Brian C. Stevenson, 33, and Douglas M. McDonald, 34, have been appointed to the provincial court in Calgary, Attorney General Merv Leitch' announced Wednesday. Both appointments are effective July 9. College board choice EDMONTON (CP) Larry Andreotti was named to the Grande Prairie Regional College board for a one year term Wednesday by a cabinet order in council. Mr. Andreotti's term will begin July 1. He replaces Aron Martens whose term of office expires June 30. Jail terms imposed EDMONTON (CP) Edward Carl Hedberg, 24, and Debi Chwyl, 18, both of Edmonton were sentenced Wednesday to four years and three years respectively on charges of armed robbery. Hedberg had been convicted of the charge in district court and Chwyl had pleaded guilty. The two were charged after Sam Mah, manager of a local grocery store, was robbed of last Dec. 20. Protection required PEACE RIVER (CP) A consulting engineer said Wednesday the current water intake system of the Town of Peace River must be modified to protect it from further dams upriver or low water levels caused by drought. Robert Nicholson testified before Mr. Justice J. V. H. Milvain of Alberta Supreme Court in a claim by the town for damages of against the Province of British Columbia. Mr. Nicholson said the cost of upgrading the existing system could cost from to The town claims low water levels on the Peace River caused by establishment of the W. A. C. Bennett Dam at Hudson Hope, B.C., caused damage to the water intake system GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......66 44 Pincher Creek... 60 44 Medicine Hat 66 46 .02 Edmonton ......67 45 .01 Grande Prairie 68 43 Banff........... 56 36 Calgary.........65 41 Victoria........62 46 Penticton....... 73 43 Prince George 63 42 .12 Kamloops....... 71 42 Vancouver......64 49 Saskatoon....... 60 45 .08 Regina.........62 44 .01 51 .03 Toronto......... 79 55 Ottawa......... 85 58 Montreal 82 58 St. John's.......57 44 .09 Halifax '.........66 47 Charlottetown 74 42 .17 Fredericton.....86 48 .41 Chicago 73 65 .74 New York ......81 61 Miami..........88 74 .44 Los Angeles.....77 64 Las Vegas 101 86 Phoenix 101 60 Honolulu........88 74 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Mostly sunny today. Winds westerly 20 with gusts. Highs 65 to 70. Evening or nighttime showers or thundershowers. Friday: Cloudy periods and a few showers. Lows near 45. Highs 60 to 65. Calgary Regions Today: Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 20 with gusts. Afternoon cloudy periods and showers or thundershowers in the late afternoon and evening. Highs near 65. Friday: Cloudy periods. A few showers. Lows 40 to 45. Highs 60 to 65. Columbia-Kootenay Today, mainly cloudy with a few showers or thundershowers developing by noon and tonight. Friday, sunny with cloudy periods. Isolated showers or thunder showers. Highs both days 60 to 65. Lows tonight 35 to 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with widely scattered showers this afternoon increasing tonight. Colder with frequent showers Friday and snow over mountains above 5 thousand feet. Highs today 60s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Friday 50s. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers today. Rain and colder tonight and Friday with snow over mountains above 5 thousand feet. Highs today 55 to 65. Lows tonignt 35 to 45. Highs Fridav 45 to 55. CAB COOLERS Be prepared for the not weather. Get a Comfort King or Coldaire cab Coolers lo keep dirt, dust, heal and insects out of your tractor or combine cab. The air is cleaned and cooled for comfort on those Jong hot days. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CoutU Highway Box 1202 Phone 32S-1141 Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Daylight Time Alberta! opening and closing times: Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m Chit? Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours, Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kingsgate open 24 hours; PortJiiH-RyJterlsTa.m. until 11 p.m WiJd Horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooseville 7am to 31 p m Logan Pass. Pressure applied for release of captive pilots control orders under the Clean Air Act and required to inform the department by Aug. 30, 1974, as to how they would reduce smoke emission. Both companies have been the subject of investigations and complaints during the last year. OTTAWA (CP) The federal government is stepping up efforts to secure the release of two Canadians still held captive by Ethiopian guerrillas, an external affairs department spokesman said Wednesday. "It is really stepping up the pressure at the present the spokesman said. But nego- tiations were too delicate to be commented on publicly. Grant Wyatt, a 30-year-old pilot with Canwest Aviation Ltd. of Calgary, was released Tuesday after about one week as a prisoner of the Eritrean Liberation Front. He was flying a helicopter in northern Ethiopia when he was captured by the guerrillas. Two other Canadians, Can- west president Don Wederfort, 27, of Calgary, and Cliff James, 27, of Walkerton, Ont., are still being held by the guerrillas. Four Americans, including one nurse captured with Mr. Wyatt, are also in the hands of the guerrillas. Three of the Americans are geologists, two of them with the Tenneco Oil Co. of Houston, Tex., which chartered the two helicopters. The external affairs spokes- man said a Canadian embassy official in Addis Ababa is on his way to Asmara to meet Mr. Wyatt, who was released nearby. He said information gained mainly from American embassy sources suggests Mr. Wyatt and the nurse were seized to provide medical help to the guerrillas. A department spokesman said Mr. Wyatt was released near Asmara Tuesday and forced to walk to the city. Meanwhile travellers are being advised not to visit Ethiopia at this time, the external affairs department said Wednesday. "In addition to unrest in the province of Eritrea, which caused a number of kidnap- pings and attacks on foreigners in the last two months, conditions are deteriorating in other parts of an department spokesman said. Lays wreath Veterans Minister Dan MacDonald of Canada lays a wreath on a remembrance cross at Beny Sur Mer, France during ceremonies commemorating the 30th anniversary of D-Day landings on Normandy beaches during Second World War. Ottawa responsible for cleanup bills WINNIPEG Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities believes the federal government should assume full costs of cleaning up oil spills along the Canadian coastline. A resolution submitted to the federation's annual meeting Wednesday by the Vancouver Island community of Oak Bay said the federal government is responsible for all navigable water contiguous to Canada and also is responsible for any vessels in those waters. The resolution said the fed- eral government must accept the onus of combating any pol- lution that may result from _ that traffic. It said in the event of an oil spill or pollution by a vessel, the government should accept full costs of correcting the problem. One delegate from Oak Bay said it is far beyond the capac- ity of a small community to pay the enormous costs of cleaning up oil spills. The meeting also was told that the federal government has a fund of million from which it can obtain clean-up money, and that it has the capability of seeking com- pensation from those who caused the pollution. Three other resolutions dealing with pollution were carried by the meeting of 600 delegates, who are in the third day of their four-day convention. One seeks higher levels of financing from Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. for water pollution treatment facilities. The resolution asked that Uie percentage of project financing be increased to 90 per cent from 66, and that the loan forgiveness be increased to 50 per cent from 25. Other resolutions asked the federal government to set noise level standards and to remove excise and sales taxes from pollution control equipment. Many of the resolutions up for discussion dealt with requests for increased financial aid from the federal government. But because it was felt that they may be pre- empted by a study on public finance that is to get under way soon, they were referred to that study group. Premier Ed Schreyer ad- dressed a luncheon Wednesday and suggested that the tn-level task force on public finance is the best hope for municipalities in finding solutions to their financial problems. The premier said the final report, expected in October. 1975. probably will confirm that the provincial- municipal sector is clearly underfinanced in relation to its growing responsibilities. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1911 Lower Flear S17 4lh S. Phone 327-1S41 FOR SUMMER PRIVACY IMMEDIATELY. nr WESTERN CALL 327-1308 IE MCE Treat your mends J HiramWalker'sSpecialOld and running In We'll be in Taber June LTD. 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