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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta HIE LETHBRIDGE HERALD _ Iliunday, Juno II, 1970 Wholesale Departures From Parliament Hill By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Gordon Gibson, executive assistant to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeati, is at tlie head of a parade of several executive assistants, special assistants and other staff people planning to leave the government service this summer. The wholesale departures 10 in number according to latest count have gtvtn rise to minors that (here is some unhappiness SASKATOON (CP) Police have not made any demonstrators, who have fore-1 arrests in the demonstrations ed closure of the downtown Bessborough Hotel beverage room, Wednesday agreed to take their complaints to the conference table. About 100 persons, most with and say they will not interfere unless requested by the man- agement. During Wednesday night's occupation, hotel guests were allowed lo come and i COOLING Bathing in Italian fountains is prohibited, generally speaking, but on exception evidently was made for this elephant of a circus that had pitched its tenfs at Terni in central Italy. His quick shower drew quite a crowd, naturally. From Dawn To ANTA, Peru (AP) Earth- quake relief operations were slow getting started, but they are moving along now, and a dirt strip at this village in the day, planes haul food, medicine i'and to comfort the- survivors. and other supplies into the can- yon from Lima and the port city of Chimbote. They fly out with survivors of the May 31 quake, Huaylas Canyon has become the which killed persons, busiest ail-port fa South Amer- ica. From dawn to dusk every Juan C a r d in a 1 Landazuri Ricketts flew to Ant-a Wednes- day to see the relief operation Cool Weather And Rain Reduces Fire Hazard By THE CANADIAN PRESS Firefighters wearily con- tinued to wage war on 132 for- est fires in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan Wednesday "If nothing else, the cooler weather and rain makes it easier to fight the said Chuck Hagland, Alberta de- but for the first time this week j partment Lands and Forests they appeared to be winning. Cool weather and rain re- duced the fire hazard, prevent- ed new outbreaks and raised 'the hopes of men that they could contain most of the fires before they burned much further. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 Department information ficer. "The heat and humidity had been a big factor in tiling the men in their previous ef- forts." Alberta reported 62 fires, 40 of tbem out of control. Saskat- chewan had 70 burning with all but n few under control. The largest fire continued to rage on the defence depart- ment's Primrose Lake air wea- pon's range straddling the Al- berta-Saskatchewan border. At one time tlie fire was burning Officials said his visit was "worth a ton of Peruvian authorities reportec the third loss of an aircraft in a week of relief flights. The na- tional information office said a Peruvian air force helicopter crashed near the town of Caja- cay and three persons aboard were killed. REPORTED MISSING Earlier in the day, an Argen- tine Fokker F-27 with seven per- sons aboard was reported miss- ing en route from Lima to Anta. Last Saturday a United States helicopter flying into the canyon was smashed against a hillside by a strong downdraft. Participating in the airlift are U.S. Air Force helicopters and transports, Canadian twin-en- gine Caribou transports, Peru- vian air force DC-Ss, and air craft from Brazil, Chile, Argen- Peru and the United States. Five Canadian Armed Serv- ices Caribou cargo planes which I arrived here earlier this week are based in the earthquake- devastated city of Huaras and the port of Chimbote. They are being used to carry supplies and evacuate injured. Tlie Canadian embassy an- nounced that a ship with bushels of wheat would arrive in July in addition to economic and other aid given earlier to on a 50-mile front but its size j help an estimated survi- Wednesday was not known. vors of the earthquake. Gift Suggetions in Footwear! DRESS SHOES SLIPPERS MEN'S SANDALS Clioese from our wonderful selectia brand names in all sizes For Dad, (he. Golfing Odd Give Him A Pair Of GOLF SHOES No problem about eschangesi on SIXTH STREET SOUTH long hair and dressed in jeans, i The new dress regulations "orecd their way into the hotel state that patrons to the bee lobby Wednesday night to re- parlor and liquor lounge mus new a protest over new dress be "properly groomed and con regulations for the beverage form to reasonable standard room and liquor lounge. of It was tlie third demonstra- :ion at the stately Canadian National Railways hotel in as many nights. The crowd gathered at ).m. and stood outside in pour- ng rain for two hours before nishing past hotel officials and occupying the lobby. No police were evident and be demonstration was calm ompared wilji Tuesday night when 300 young people took ontrol of the beverage room, ore 'vindows from their hinges nd helped to beer. After blocking the lobby door, the demonstrators were order- ly and spent their lime organi: ing a sleep in. But one hour later they agreed to a meeting between five of ttieir group ant hotel manager George McCabe today. There were reports that a young woman was injurec when (be crowd pushed pa: hotel employees guarding the door, but these couldn't be con firmed. Loran Stewart, 23, of Saska- toon, spokesman for the group said the dispute started Mon day when the management di: tribute! a letter in the bever- age room saying that new dress regulations would be en forced. Mr. Stewart sairl the young people feel they are being dis- criminated against. Mr. McCabe has said hotel patrons have objected to sitting near young people with long, unwashed hair and filthy clothes. The beverage room was clos- ed Wednesday for minor re- pairs and Mr. McCabe said he has rece i v e d authorization from his superiors to keep it closed as long as he thinks necessary. Bats Used In Battle ALIQUrPPA, Pa. (AP) fangs cf whites and blacks armed with rocks, baseball bats and picks attacked one another :cday in a fresh outbreak of ra- :ial violence in this Ohio River iteel town, police said. Sirens blared, cars were iloned and police reinforee- nents from sin-rounding com- nunities were called in to quell tlie violence. Schools, where the violence began, were closed and some streets were cordoned off by po- lice. The trouble began, paliee said, when about 30 white1 stu- dents threw bricks at black stu- dents as classes were about to begin at a junior high school. Says Report OTTAWA (CP con. ditions are good in Manitoba and the eastern halt of Saskat- chewan, but rain is needed else- where in tne Prairie provinces for field crops, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics said in its second report of the year on cr'op conditions. Seeding is nearing completion in most districts of the Frames, the report added. Heavy weed growth is reported, particularly in Saskatchewan, and weed spraying is in progress in many districts. The report said that cold, wet weather has delayed seeding and crop growth in most parts of the Maritime provinces. Wet weather and below nor- mal temperatures also pre- vailed throughout most of Quebec during May and the early part of June, r'esulting in wetter soil than normal and de- laying work on the land about 10 days behind average. In Ontario, weather conditions have been variable, delaying field operations especially iu Eastern Ontario. But com and spring grains have been planted as intended, grass silage week. In British and cutting of general this Columbia, above normal temperatures following cool conditions in Kay have brought crop growth back close to normal and haying is in prog- ress. Hay quality is generally owl, but some below-average yields are reported. Jail Terms For Youths MEDICINE HAT (CP) Three city'youths charged with .rafficking in LSD were given ail sentences in district court Wednesday: All had pleaded guilty to the charges June 3. Dennis Lambert, 17, no fixed address, was sentenced to 18 months by Judge L. S. Turcotle of Lethbridge. Thomas Gregg Russell, 17, was sentenced to 12 months, and Douglas Wiebe, 16, o three months. The youths were arrested as a result of work by HCMP un- lercover agents. behind the scenes in the executive suite.'; on Par- liament Hill. The rumors reached the floor of tlie Commons Wednesday when G. W. Baldwin (PC Peace River) asked a question, basing it on a radio news re- port, that has received wide circulation. He asked "would the prime minister make a statement in connection with tlie alleged resignation of seven ministerial assistants because of the autocratic rule of (lie prime Opposition members banged their (iesks hi applause. They were getting "their own back" because last year there were a large number of aides in oppo- sition leader Robert Stanfield's office who decided they had served long enough on Parlia- ment Hill and resigned lo lake other posts in private business. At the time tlie Liberals asked questions in the bouse about "trouble" in the opposition leader's office. Prime Minister Trudeau said he would "gladly look into th He asked for the "re- ference Mr. Baldwin is rcadin from." "I wrote the question m; smilingly replied Mr Baldwin. "I thought It was a produc of your research quipped Mr. Trudeau. In addition to Mr. Gibson who has told many people i Dttawa that he plans to leav the prime minister's press of summer, James Wightman o :he prime minister' press oi See, is understood to be plan ning a move. Both Mr. Gibsoi and Mr. Wightman have beei with the prime minister sine he was elected to that office. Mr. Wightman served as iress ofifcer with former Prime Minister L. B. Pearson Among the executive assis :ants and special assistants banning to leave this summe are Robert McDowell, speeia :ssistant to Sendees and Sup ply Minister James Richardson if Winnipeg. Mr. McDowell lefore joining Mr. Richard son's office, was with Pau lellyer, who resigned from the cabinet. Among others leaving are A WHOPPER The ultimate of an angler's dream was realized by Andy DeGroot of Pincher Creek who landed this 37-pound lake trout in the lower lake at Waterton. The fish, caught on a 30-pound test line, was 40 Inches in length with a girth of 27 inches. 'om Brett, executive assistan government leader in the senate, Paul Martin, Hichard tayes, executive assistant to listice Minister John Turner, ilair Williams and Michael iany, assistants to Agiieul- 'iire Minister H. A. Olson anc [obert Wong, special assistant o Health and Welfare Minister olm Munro. lose Shave For Premier WINNIPEG fCP) A metal- and-wcod sign fell from a height of 40 feet and crashed to the sidewalk six feet from Manitoba Premier Ed Schreyer as he walked along Princess Street in Winnipeg this mor- ning. The premier appeared quite unruffled as he stopped to talk to van driver Vern Borkowski, who was unloading nearby. Mr. Schreyer then continued on to his destination, the Inter- national Centre, where he was giving a speech. Cigarette Cash Awards Go Up In Smoke July MONTREAL (OP) The Ca- nadian tobacco industry an- nounml Wednesday thai after July 1 "cji5h prizes and gifts associated with various brands of Canadian cigarettes u'ill not be offered or adver- tised." Paul Pare, chairman of :m ad hoc industry eommitlec involv- ing the four major manufactur- ers in HIK! Hedges, Imperial, .Macdonald and flct.hnui.ns, said in a state- .4 jpokesman said nine brands are affected by Wednesday's ruling. They make up about 50 per cent of the Canadian mar- ket. Brands offering coupons that may be saved for prizes from a catalogue will be allowed to more such inserts will be placed in packages after that date. He said he has been dismayed by the recent statements of some federal authorities that re- sulted in the decision to cancel tlie industry's current promo- tional programs. Last Thursday, Consumer Af- continue tot type of promo- fa tnH tionul adverting after July 1. j Commons tob. rhere arc two such brands in j .lbchaving Canada. The nine brands involved in cash or major gift prizes are: Sweet Capnral, Matinoe, N'um- mrait "Wf- Iwc m.-idc this decision i tier 7, Peter Jackson, all distrib- in response to criticism of these j utal by Imperial; Belvedere, marketing practices by certain government authorities. ''We feel this action is neces- sary to demonstrate our sense of responsibility as an industry. I It is consistent with our lonfi- i .standing policy to co-operate, in j eveiy way possible with tlte I government." distributed by Benson and Hedges; Sportsman, distributed by liothmans; Conlessa, Ex- port, Export A, all distributed by Maolonnld. Ml gift certificates in circulation I business run on the basis of will continue to bo redeemed I quality and good service ratlx'r thd July I deadline, but no j than some tw! compa- ing deplorably" if tlwy are stepping up promo- tional campaigns in anticipation of federal restraints on ciga- rette advertising. In Ottawa, Mr. Basford called a news conference to announce the decision by the tobacco in- dustry and said he hoped other industries would follow suit. "I don't sec why they usiciaii Earl Grant Dies As Automobile Leaves iload LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) of a Baptist minister hi Idabel, Earl Grant, 39, the popular en- tertainer and recording star ol such hits as Ebb Tide, Fever and S w i n g i n' Gently, died Wednesday when his car ran off a highway and overturned. State police said Grant's car ran off a curve 19 miles west of his southwestern New Mexico mm. Also killed was Roosevelt Woods Jr., 17, of Phoenix whose ather was Grant's consul. Grant was one of 12 children Okla. He began his career hi 1953 when he was a soldier sta- tioned at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Tex. He played the organ and piano and was an accomplished singer and dancer. He had per- formed in clubs including the Copacabana in New York and the Flamingo m Las Vegas and toured in Europe, Australia and Japan. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 54 ABOVE "io.no ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET .ethbridge 'incher Creek Vaterton fedicine'Hat Cdmonton aspcr Janff...... Jalgary...... is 'ictoria........ 64 Camloops 70 'ancouver askatoon legina Winnipeg oronto ttawa 'ontreat hicago ew York 70 4S 64 44 63 42 50 68 45 60 40 59 43 43 50 .02 .40 43 49 M 45 1.85 47 1.57 64 .40 M Iiarm an Francisco enver Las Vegas 64 53 04 79 83 88 64 86 67 87 72 83 67 84 71 63 52 73 46 1.03 88 65 .55 SYNOPSIS Cool air covers most Alberta regicns. Shower clouds will de- velop along Icothills. By Friday a trend toward more settled weather will begin as a ridge tf high pres- sure moves In from British Columbia, FORECAST Lethbridge Sunny and cool Friday. Winds NW15. Low-high Lclhliridgc 'I.M5. Medicine Hat Sunny and little warmer Friday. Winds W 15. Low-high 45-G5, Kootcnay, with cloudy periods today with few showers and thunder- storms this afternoon and eve- ning. Clearing overnight. Most- ly sunny Friday. Winds light except northwest 15 miles an tour both afternoons. Low to- night and high Friday at Cran- jrock, 40 and 65; at Castlegar 45 and 70. Owcitonna 95 High Capacity POWER MIXER MILL variable speed control on drag feeder See Us Today For Your MIXING REQUIREMENTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lcth- bridgc district are bare and in good driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff is [lition. Banff to Revelstoke is bare and in good condition. Motroists are advised to watch for fallen rock. The Banff-Radium and Banlf-Jaspcr highways are bare and in good condition. Crcslon Salmo highway w bare and in good condition. Mo- lonsls are asked to watch for fallen rock, deer and caribou. Snow tires or chains are no longer required when travelling in any mountain area. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 21 hours; C'arway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. JIST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Del tisnila 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.: llooscville, B.C., fl a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours, PorthiU-tlykert.s (I a.m. 'a midnigltt, 6 n.ID, to 7 ;