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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IHt IFIHBRIDCE HIRAID Friday, Jum 197i inflation'' seen by bankers WINNIPEG ected to be disclosed today the laborers' union, and machinists are iheduled to discuss a proposal at a membership meeting Sun. day. This would put eight of the .8 construction unions into the 'settled or possibly settled' category. The Construction La- Mr Relations Association, which bargains for the contrac- tors, estimated that workers now are covered by approved or proposed settle- ments. The CLRA said that originally were locked out. The unions, which represent some workers under 44 separate agreements that ex- pired March 31, are seeking wage increases ranging be- tween 16.8 and 34.4 per cent on base rates that go from to hourly for skilled tradesmen. The CLRA offered an across-the-board increase averaging 6.5 per cent. Ed Fay, secretary of the B.C. Yukon Building Trades Council said lhat although unions with- out contracts won't obey the back to work order, there would be no official strike ac- tion. "What will happen is that an employer will phone for men and there will be none Mr. Fay said. "We are not going to bow down to compulsion. No judge in the land can force a man to go to work." Gas well fire victim critical SASKATOON (CP) One of five men a gas well fire near Lloydminsler, Sask., Tuesday was in critical condi- tion in hospital Thursday suffer- ing third-degree burns to much of his body. Glen Jacobsen of Lloydmin ster and four other men were burned when natural gas burs out of the oil well they were drilling and ignited. Jim Vegso and Mark Ber trand, both of Lloydminster also suffered third-degree burns and were reported in serious condition in a Saskatoon hospi tal. The other two men, John Ross of Ltoydminster and Fre< Pendry of Blaekfoot, Alta. were in good condition in Lloyd minster hospital. A spokesman for Husky Oi Co., owners of the well, sail" Thursday a relief well bein: drilled to intersect the origina bora will take several days t complete. Mud would be forced throug the relief well Into the origina hole to cut off the escaping nal ural gas. till out of control, the Eire has ot expanded for tliree days. The Swan Hills fire, 40 miles outh, has been brought under ontrol and is contained within area by a fire line. Tliirteen hundred residents, vacuated from the northwest- rh oil town Saturday when thB ire advanced to within a mile if its border, have returned. About men, 92 aircraft and 42 bulldozers are battling 9 other fires, four out of con- rot, in the province's north- central area. Forestry branchmen report- the fire situation in the irovince has improved consid- erably, but a ban on open camp ires continues in all forest with the exception of tha Irow's Nest and Footner Lake 'orests. Fires are permitted in camp grounds where fire-place facilities are available. 16 students killed in train crash SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) An employee's error was blamed today for the crash of a speeding express into a train- load of students in which 16 per- sons were killed and 66 were injured. Most of the casualties In wreck Thursday were student! on their way to their classes. The students' commuter train was stalled at nearby Suzano by an electrical failure. As H waited, Oie speeding Sao Paul- Rio de Janeiro express came down a curve and rammed it from behind. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lelhbridge 73 Medicine Hat 74 Pincher Creek .73 Calgary......... 68 Edmonton....... 75 Jasper........... 77 High Level Peace River Penticton .........80 Prince George .78 Vancouver 71 Prince Albert 78 North Battleford 67 55 72 55 64 49 53 54 I I Co. L QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldf. PHONE West Kootenay wins aid for feed grains shipping Crews continue oil spill cleanup 80 60 .04 Swift Current.....78 50 .33 "hompson ........61 36 egina.......... 75 52 Hnnipeg........ 80 50 Toronto.......... 77 57 .08 ttawa 67 54 .75 lontreal 65 54 .38 t. John's 61 Halifax 64 Chicago 79 67 Vashington ..83 62 .os Angeles...... 7.1 65 an Diego....... 69 62 Mexico City 75 57 loholulu.........88 75 Rome ............77 57 'aris G4 50 .msterdam...... 63 54 Brussels ..........64 55 tloscow 70 50 itockholm ........75 54 'okyo 81 70 VICTORIA (CP) The pro- vincial government has intro- duced a freight subsidy, rang- ing from to a ton, for Adding three to four equals seven (A3T 4E7) Makc.iip your own way to remember your code. Then send it to your friends. feed grains produced in the West Kootenays. A cabinet order made public Thursday sets out subsidies for wheat, oats, barley and rye produced in the Creston-Wyn- nriel area and shipped to other parts of the province for use as livestock and poultry feed. The order sets an annual ceiling of for the, pro- gram. SARNIA, Ont. (CP) Traffic along the St. Clair River was moving smoothly early today as pumping crews worked round- the-clock retrieving gal- lons of oil from the sunken freighter Sidney E. Smith, Jr. A United States Coast Guard spokesman said in an interview today that traffic is being con- trolled so that two ships do nol pass the wreckage simultane- ously. He said the system is "working very well." Pumps worked throughout the night and, by morning, abou gallons of the ship's gallons of oil had been pumei out. Three additional pump were brought in to speed the operation. IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO PLANT See ui for a complete selection of Nursery Stock and Shrubs IN CONTAINERS SHADE TREES UP TO 14 FEET Lacombe Nurseries Ltd. S milti E. of on No. 3 Hwy. PHONE 345-4633 ClOSED SUNDAYS OPEN EVENINGS GARDEN PLANNING OUR SPECIALTY The Smith sank in about 30 :eet of water early Monday after it collided with the Cana- dian grain carrier Parker Evans. No one was injured. The Smith, owned by the Erie Sand and Steamship Co., Erie, Pa., was northbound when it was struck by the Parker Evans, by Hindman Transportation Co. ol Owen Sound, Ont. EVANS DAMAGED The 532-foot Parker Evana suffered heavy damage to its bow and now is tied up here. Officials also said there was no danger from the gallons of oil spilled from the Smith a the lime of the collision or the leakage which occurred during Wednesday night's pumping op- erations. Booms were set up down stream and were successful i catching most of the seeping oil Earlier Thursday, an inquiry being held in Detroit was tol the Parker Evans failed to re- spond to signals given by th Smith just prior to the collision SHIELD AREA The precambrian shield cov ers an area of squar miles, mostly in central Can ad a. FORECASTS Lcthbridge Medicine Hat Today: Cloudy with show- ers or thundershowcrs. lUghj 70 75. Lows 55-60. Cloudy and showery Saturday. Hlghi near 75. Calgary Periods ol rain ioday. Winds SE20. Highs near 70. Lows 55 60, Saturday: Cloudy with showers. Highs near 70. Kootenay and Saturday, cloudy with a few sunny periods. A few show- ers and isolated thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. A few showers Saturday after- noon. Winds occasionally SIS and gusty near showers. Highs both days 70 to 75. Lows tonight 50 to 55. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Thunders tor ms and locally heavy showers today and to- night, becoming more frequent Saturday. Cooler Sou theast. Highs today and Saturday 75 to 85. Lows tonight 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Scattered thunderstorms and locally heavy showers today and tonight becoming more fre- quent Saturday. A little cooler. Highs today and Saturday 70s. Lows tonight 5te. European Made Lincoln and Bal-lt Brands GUARANTEED BALER TWINE ft. and ft. 6.95 PER BAIE GET YOUR SUPPUES NOW GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Could Highway, Lethbridgo, Phone.328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. All highways In the bridge disrtict are bar dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts M hours; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgato, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykert.'i 8 a.m. to midnighl; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. f) 10 p.m.; Wildborsse, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;