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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 _ THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Thursday, Juno II, 1970 Wants Action On Incidents Of 'Economic Extortion ertr QUEBEC (CP) Opposition Leader Jean-Jacques Bcrtrand called on the govern in e n t Wednesday to investigate inci- dents of "economic extortion" during the recent election cam- paign and to take appropriate legal action. Replying in the Quebec na- tional assembly to Premier Kobert Bourassa's statement of general pdicy Tuesday, the 53- year-old Union NationalO leader referred to "the grossest and most farcial manoeuvres imagi- nable1' during the campaign. Mr. Bourassa's Liberals came to power in the April 29 Quebec general election, succeeding Mr. Bertrand's party. The former premier men- tioned a convoy of Brink's Ex- press trucks which left Montreal for Ontario a few clays before the election, reported to have been carrying a large amount of securities. He said his party accepts the results added: "The acceptance of tiie popu- lar will should not prevent us from asking ourselves queslions and asking ourselves to what extent the verdict of April could have been influenced and even deformed by such meth- ods. After the publication of a let- ter from the Montreal invest- ment consulling firm cf Latterly Harwccd and Co. Ltd., advising its clients to remove their se- curities from Quebec pending the. election, the Brink's affair could only provoke "emotional, irrational reactions, reactions of panic." Mr. Bertram! said that no- thing in the platforms of any of the parties in the election could have given the slightest cause :o believe property could have 3een endangered by the election result. Also, nothing in the mentality of Quebecers could have justi- fied the fear that a democrati- cally-elected government would By GERARD McNEIL OTTAWA (CP) Prince Charles, the future king, makes his first visit to Ottawa July 2-1 and sleepless nights have been spent to make it a memorable occasion. Although the unofficial pro- gram, with a trip to Parlia- ment, garden party and state dinner, resembles the royal run-around of decades past, it could be interesting. The emphasis in the guest list for the dinner, still being compiled, will be on youth. And 21-year-old Charles could find himself chatting with Montreal actress Genevieve Bujold. She played Anne Boleyn o Richard Burton's Henry VIII in the movie Anne of the Thousand Days. Charles's Ottawa visit is a prelude to a tour of the North- west Territories and Mani- toba, with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Princess Anne, to mark the centennials there. The program here has yet to be approved by Buck- ingham Palace and hasn't been officially announced but official activity has made the outline fairly clear. Prince Charles is to arrive in the evening of July 2 and arrangements have been made for him to see the sec- ond half of the Canadian Foot- ball League's all-star game that night. More crowd exposure will come in the morning when he goes from Government House to Parliament Hill for an hour with Commons Speaker Lu- cien Lamoureux. Parliament is expected to rise for the summer June 25. A garden party after noon at Government House and an evening dinner also are in- cluded in the program, de- scribed by protocol officers as busy. Charles flies to Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island July 4 to begin a full 11-day tour of the North and Manitoba. Smitfy's Pancake House Franchise Available Excellent location in Marathon Development in City of lethbridge to be open about Octo- ber, 1970. Cash required approximately Capital investment returned in ap- proximately four years.' For further information please write or phone SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSES LTD. 709 8th Ave. S.W., CAIGARY, Alberta. 263-5683 (403) Combined Effort Saves Cabin Boy RUISLIP, England (AP) A Russian doctor and U.S. Air Force rescue crews worked to- gether at sea to save Ihe life ol a Greek cabin boy and to prov- ide emergency surgery for British seaman, the U.S. Air Force here reported today. The air force said a doctor from the Soviet freighter, Rionges, was summoned to the aid of the badly-injured 13- year-old cabin bay. After examining the boy, the doctor requested medical sup- plies and the U.S. Air Force 57th Aerospace Rescue and Re- covery Squadron moved into ac- tion from a base in the Azores, parachuting four U.S. para-res- cuemen and the supplies re- quired by the doctor into the ocean near the vessel, then about' 700 miles West of the Azores. Hours later, a seaman on The Booker Venture, in the same general area, also asked the Rionges to send its doctor. The doctor examined the patient and then radioed the same air force rescue squadron. Two para-rescuemen para- chuted with medical supplies into the sea. They assisted the Soviet doc- tor in perrorming an operation on the injured seaman. Water., Sewer TABER (HNS) Further1 lo- cal protest registered Monda the Taber MD council mee ing failed to stall the installa tion of water and sewer sei vices for the hamlet of Barn well, five miles west of Tabe on Highway 3. The final go-ahead on th project was given by secon and third reading to a bylaw au thorizing the borrowing by d benture cf approved b Jie Local Authorities Board c Edmonton. It was understood that somi additional financing woul come from federal governmen grants which are available fo such projects. In order1 to obtain funds from the Municipal Finance Corpora tion, the municipality mus first join Uie corporation by th purchase of shares, a formality which will be completed wher funds are required. Meanwhile, council was ad vised of the awarding of th system installation contract by Saskatchewan contractor Cr'aig Construction. The neces sary materials will be pur chased by the municipality. You know Ranchman's Gin...Yon met Ranchman's Gin Collins last year... Now welcome back an old friend. tSBUWit X itlHW S i I Mads by Albcrtais using the finest Vmm grains. have confiscated citizens' prop- erly. Mr. Bcrtrand also referred to a publication issued by the fed- eral Liberal party 1'sling the benefits Quebec receives from Confederation and an article in the Montreal weekly newspaper The Suburban warning of civil war if the separatist Parti Quo- bccois came to power. "It is not through such meth- ods that we will cement Cana- dian he said. JEAN' BERTRAND Farcial IManoeuvres While he did not hold the Lib- eral government responsible for the though it largely benefited from it had a responsibility to prose- cute "those who cpcnly violated Quebec's electoral law." "Oljerwisc, serious doubls will continue U> exist concerning the legitimacy of its mandate and its freedom of action. "People will have the right to ask themselves whether the government is not the choice or the servant of those who used such tactics to have it elected." Mr. Bcrtrand als-3 called for changes in the provinces elec- toral map and electoral system to permit the national assembly to reflect more accurately lire elcctorale's opinions. He proposed the abolition of "protected" ridings these which, under terms of the Brit- ish North America Act of 18G7, remain the same size to protect rural English-speaking minori- ties. Probe JIu aho su.wUcd (lie estab- lishment 'if permanent voters' hV.s ami fixed election days. Coneoir.iijg Ilio role o[ the Union Nationalc in Opposition, Mr. Bertram) said his party wants to be "nil Opposition that stimulates, not an Opposition that paralyzes an accelera- tor, not a brake." OTTAWA (CP) Csnada has banned imports of Australian mutton in line with similar ac- tion by the United States, pend- improvements in the Aus- tralian system of dealing with certain physiological conditions. "We expect shipments will be reinstated S. B. Wil- liams deputy agriculture minis- ter, said Wednesday. He said Australia already is taking ac- tion to correct the problem. Canada imports between and pounds annually. Dr. Arthur Annis. an agricul- ture department veterinarian, now is eu route home from Aus- rralia where he studied the pro- cedures used there to inspect meats. He found that inspection of boneless frozen mutton was in- ferior to Canadian procedures. By law, procedure must be equivalent to permit entry to Canada of the meat. Mr. Williams said he under- stands the United Stales im- posed its ban because of con- cern for methods of dealing with a variety of internal paras- ites and some arthritic condi- tions. He said that Canada lias found no evidence of frozen mutton affected in this way. The Canadian decision con- cerned Hie Australian proce- dures only. The length of die ban depends on how rapidly the Australians tighten up their procedures, Mr. Williams said. They had ac- cepted Canada's objections as valid and begun changes. Constituencies In N.W.T. May Be Increased Y E L L 0 W KNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) The number of con- stituencies in the Northwest Territories will increase to 10 from seven if the Territorial Council can implement recom- mendations in a council com- mittee report tabled here. The federal government is considering adding three elect- ed members to the Territorial this will be done before coun- cil ends, probably on June 19. However, there were indica- tions that the council session, which began Monday, would add night sittings or even bs Council, but it is not known if i extended one week. i r Mazda, Canada's fastest-growing imported car... the 1800 sedan elegant, powerful, refined-the most beautiful buy ever. Styling is smooth and sophisticated styling that's helped make Mazda the most sought-after import in its class. Powerful 1800 c.c. overhead cam engine. Inside, there's value and luxury everywhere. Like the reclining front bucket seats with built-in adjustable headrests; or the carpeted floors, the fold-down back seat armrest. Luxury touches: inside mirror, trip odometer, warm wood-grain dash, round readable instruments. Mazda makes driving a pleasure. The four-speed fully synchromeshed transmission is smooth as silk. Or you can choose the Borg-Warner 3-spced automatic for your Mazda 1800. The dual braking system is power assisted, with front disc brakes for fast, sure, straight-line stopping. The steering ratio adjusts automatically for city parking or highway driving. And the Mazda 1800 is designed for Canada, with a powerful yet quiet 3-speed heater, closed window, flow-through ventilation and lots of power for effortless highway cruising. See the new Mazda 1800 sedan at your Mazda dealer's today. Take a test drive and discover for yourself why Mazda is the fastest-growing imported car in Canada. Manufacturer's suggested retail price, P.O.E. Alberta thB beautiful buy from Japan From the world's most progressive automobile plant, Toyo Kogyo Ltd., Hiroshima, Japan Mazda Molars of Canada, Ltd., Head Office: 2721 Lake City Way, B.C., Ontario Regional Office; Box 263, 75 Nugget Avenue, OnUirio PRO MOTORS LTD. 1520 2nd AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-4021, 328-484 J ;