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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June 14, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 5 Classic case of how U.S. politics work By BRUCE LEVETT WASHINGTON (CP) The rise and fall of land manage- ment legislation is shaping up as a classic example of how politics work in the United States Approved in the Senate but defeated in the House of Representatives was a bill calling for million in federal grants to the states The money would have helped the states draw up plans leading toward the regulation of land use Ultimately the program would encourage growth patterns that would no longer infringe on floodplams, wet- lands rare and valuable ecosystems and scientific scenic and historic areas The bill contained no state would have retained the right to accept or reject its provisions President Nixon s admmis tration once called such legislation its No 1 environmental priority Representative Morns Udall (Dem Aru in guiding the bill through three years of hearings said each year over three million acres is inetnevably swallowed up by urban sprawl parking lots and innumerable other uses He described land as the most precious resource Interior Secretary Rogers Morton spoke out in favor of it So how did it die9 Udall blames in part the U S Chamber of Commerce as well as the John Birch Society and other right-wing conservative groups for charges that the bill would give federal and state governments authority to con fiscate private property without compensation Other Democrats are blaming "impeachment politics Since many of the congressmen who expect to support Nixon in any impeachment hearings are also opponents of the land bill charges have been made that the administration diluted its support on the promise of anti- impeachm votes Morton also backed away despite a follow-up statement regretting that the House rejected the bill without debate Some observers speculate that Morton s position was dictated by the president Many farmers had supported the proposal to Funeral ordinance approved INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A city county committee has approved an ordinance which requires that a funeral procession for which traffic is stopped must include a corpse or some mortal remains Police had complained some processions have stopped traffic on the wav from the deceased s home to pick up the body at the funeral parlor prevent more arable land being swallowed up which thev said would raise the cost ol food One lumber manufacturer however expressed fear the legislation would foice up tim ber prices by cutting down on forest use An example of the ambiva lence surrounding the question of land management came from the national governors conference which told Udall Our statement in fa- vor ot land use planning in no wav implies endorsement of vour bill or any other specific legislation 11 the bill is dead for now there are already signs that it may be reborn BIG IN BERRIES California supplies almost faO per cent of the United States strawbem output Take Off Fat With Home Recipe Plan It s simpk how oni ni lose pounds of unsiphth fat in vour own home Use this home recipe dutarv plan Its isv no trouble at all ind costs litth Just go to vour druK store and ask lor Naran Reducing Plan Four liquid into a pint hottle and add enough gnpefruit juiti to fill UK hottle Take two tahlespoonsful i dav as n( follow thear of forming a monopoly of all English-language daily QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg PHONE: 328-7684 newspapers in the province Judge Robichaud imposed fines totalling 000 The conviction has been ap- pealed Defence lawyer John J Robmette of Toronto argued Thursday that no sale order is needed because recent changes in ownership already have ended any illegal monopoly that may have existed If there was to be any divestment of newspaper properties they should more appropriately involve papers in Moncton or Fredencton Thev had been acquired years after the Saint John papers came under Irving control in 1944 When combines charges were laid in 1971 control of all five papers was held by K C Irving Ltd headed by K C Irving the New Brunswick industrialist now living in Bermuda Changes announced in 1972 put the Saint John papers under control of Mr Irving s sons Arthur and James Ownership of the Moncton Times and Transcript and the Fredencton Gleaner was assumed Mr Irving s third son John If rust is a problem, Tremclad is a solution. No hard scraping or sanding Paint right over sound rust Special formula inhibits rusi without a lot of work No primer necessary n most applications Aerosol spray or brush SEALS AGAINST MOISTURE INHIBITS RUST ON CLEAN OB RUSTED METAL nouiut MtTAl Woolco Woodwards Beaver Lumber Revelslokes Lumber Pro Hardware Link Hardware Simpsons Sears Zellers Mr Gagnon 29 was taken hostage shortly after 9am when a passing police patrol foiled an attempt by two armed men to rob a Banque Provmciale branch in Quebec City s Limoilou district The assistant accountant who had discovered the two hooded men m the bank when he arrived for work was grabbed and held at gunpoint bv the youth after the second bandit panicked and ran from the bank opening fire on police He was shot to death Police identified the dead man as Rejean Dufresne, 24 or 25 of Quebec City The identity of the other man who surrendered to Quebec Provincial Police after taking refuge in a summer cottage 50 miles from here cannot be pub- lished because he is a juvenile In Quebec persons under the age of 18 are classified as juveniles Standing in the doorwav of the bank with a rifle at Mr Gagnon s throat the surviving bandit demanded a getaway car and refused to release his hostage or allow Le Soleil reporter Guv Dube to replace Mr Gagnon Police had surrounded the building and set up police lines to keep back hundreds of on lookers The police supplied an un marked police car and the forced Mr Gagnon into the front seat to sit on his lap and drive while Mr Gagnon shouted to police Above all don t shoot Trailed bv a QPP helicopter the car headed east but after about a mile said Mr Gagnon he stopped at a gas station asked a guv if his tank was full and took over the car About 40 miles east of Que bee the vouth and his hostage holed up in an unoccupied summer cottage at Petite Riviere St Francois where thev were surrounded by heavilv armed QPP officers GENERALS BICKER LONDON The late Gen Dwighl Eisenhower is quoted in a coming book as saving that Britain s Second commander Field Marshal Lord Montgomerv could not tell the truth The interview contained in a book bv Cornelius Rvan due to be published in September aKo quotes Eisenhower the supreme Allied commander in Europe during the war as saving he got so mad at Montgomerv that he broke off ail contact with him NOTICE Effective June The parts and service departments will be closed ALL DAY SATURDAY Regular hours: Monday thru Friday a.m. to 12 Noon p.m. to p.m. FLEMING MOTORS LIMITED 1 Ave. 7 St. S. Phone 327-1591 NOW... while they last... BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMES WITH 10% MORTGAGES Engineered Homes has a number of single family and semi-detached dwellings in beautiful Park Meadows with 10% mortgages The current rate is about 11 ViW Come out to Park Meadows and see how convenient to downtown Lethbndge you really are and yet so close to nature The location has been planned as a lush haven of natural beauty with tree-lined boulevards and park areas There s even a toboggan hill for the kids For spacious, gracious life in a sylvan- setting choose your new home from one of the many unique designs in Park Meadows Take a look at the spiral staircases roomy walk-m closets country-size kitchens sliding patio doors gracious fireplaces and many more features A limited number of homes are also available m the West Lethbndge residential area Whatever location you choose make the move you and your family will be glad you did LOOK AT THESE BEAUTIFUL HOMES IN DISCOVERY 472 I I eadows f- 1H4 N ,-J1- I J LOYALIST 122 DISCOVERY 276 MONACO-210 SORRENTO 332 DOWN PAYMENTS AS LOW AS WEST LETHBRIDGE ft Visit our show home in Park Meadows at 17 Primrose Place from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m. and 7 p.m till 9 p.m. daily. Pick up a bro- chure and find out all you need to know about enjoying life in an Engineered Home N SEMI-DETACHED DOWN PAYMENTS START AS LOW AS FOR MORE INFORMATION PHONE: 327-O219 Ml 345-A526 Drams 328 7172 Shaw 345-4822 ;