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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JJ 7116 lEiHBRIOGE HERALD Tuosdny, Juno 16, WINNIPEG (CP) Ca-1 council was divided (lie nadian Medical Association Monday endorsed male and fe- male steiitization but balked at taking an immediate stand on further changes in the law on abortions. The impetus for the associa- tion to press for easier access to abortions came from a group of women who demon- strated at the official lunch- eon. Tne association's gener a 1 Says Benson MEDICINE HAT (CP) Fi- nance Minister Edgar Benson says "the hysteria" invoked by critics of the While Paper on taxation is ended, leaving the way clear for essential tax re- form. The federal government can now gauge "legitimate ideas find suggestions" oa changes to the tax reform proposals and hand down legislation com- patible with views expressed, Mr. Benson told a chamber of commerce meeting Monday. Such legislation "won't be enacted the way the White Pa- per reads now." Mr. Benson rejected as "in- appropriate" any fixed date on the re-establishment of a peg on t h e Canadian dollar which was allowed to find its own level on international markets May 1. Setting free (lie dollar, al- though it will hurt Canadian ex- porters, "was a step neces- sary to correct a disequilibri- um" in the balance of foreign funds in Canada. 1 "We were very upset that speculators would get into the market. I think we moved fast question in sessions immediate iy afterward and it lem pon'u'ily settled by a doc-i.sion to offer the women, members of the Women's Liberation Movement, a hearing before the association's board of di rectors next Thursday. Mean while, a second debate on abor- tion loomed in the general council, representing the as- Brothers Committee! LONDON (Reuters) Two brothers today were committed' for trial on charges of murder- Ing Muriel McKay, 55-year-old wife of the deputy director of the News of the World. The committal came after a six-day preliminary hearing at Wimbledon magistrates court. Arthur Hosein, 33, and Niza- modeen Hosein, 21, both born in Trinidad of Indian extraction, were ordered held in custody until trial. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 5ifc St. S. Ph. 328-7684 Above Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. sedation's numbers when it takes up a complete re- writing of the code of etliics which govern medical practi- tioners. This debate is expect- ed to take place Wednesday. The sterilization statement, proposed by Dr. Jack Walter of London, echoed the posi t i o n taken by the Ontario Medical Association in Ottawa last month. It stated that sterilization of i men or women is acceptable when done by a qualified doc- tor, in an active treatment hos- pital or, in the case of men, where adequate facilities are available, and with written permission of the patient who would say he understood the operation may be permanent. It calls for similar consent from spouse or guard i a n "when possible." The abortion issue arose when six or eight young women, brandishing knitt i n g needles and shouting "free abortion on invaded the luncheon and surrounded one of their number draped in a white sheet soaked with ket- chup to simulate blood. They distributed a letter call- ing on the doctors to support j them by taking up with the 1 government a free abortion on demand program. They hinted at further action by re- calling how some of their num- ber chained themselves in the House of .Commons public gal- leries May 11 and by fixing a Tuesday deadline for hearing from the doctors. Dr. Ross Matthews of Peter- borough, Ont., out going pres- ident of the association, told a news conference doctors have not been getting "feed-back" that indicates the changes made to abortion laws last year are not working. Dr, R. F. Clark of Edmonton said the Alberta association had an unsensational and use- ful kneeling with a similar group. He won support for a resolution calling for a similar confrontation by the national association executive. But die step was only taken after critical comments of the women's tactics. "You have to get pregnant first and their appearance is so repulsive that they are not in any charged Dr. Leo J. Mahoney of Toronto. Dr. W. F. Anderson of Kelowna, said the "noisy ladies are going to get more so" be- cause before the year end ef- fective abortion on demand would be available to Cana- dian women in New York and Beefy Pork And Potatoes Among'Few Bright Spots other states seas. as well as over- PROUD OF THE VIEW-Premier W. A. C. Bennett is obviously proud of the mount- ain view he's pointing out to Prime Minister Trudeau after a breakfast meeting in Mr. Trua'eau's waterfront hotel room. They were on hand Monday for the official opening of Roberts Bank, the deepsea port 20 miles south of Vancouver. See story on front page. t-Licker Fig FORT CHIPEWYAN, Alta. (CP) British Columbia-de- veloped slick-licker is to be thrown into the fight against a film of oil near the mouth of the Athabasca River in northeast- ern Alberta. Norm Sewell arrived in this northern community during th weekend with the machine in vented in Esquimau, B.C., b his brother, Dick. Modification were completed Monday to su local conditions, including th shallow channels of the river', delta area, and the maehin. VANCOUVER (CP) The West Coast forestry industry slowly returned to operation Monday following settlement of the five-week-old tmvboat dis- pute, but 'the Canadian Mer- chant Service Guild continued to pay a heavy price for its actions in the dispute. Mr. Justice James Macdonalc of the British Columbia Su- ireme Court fined the guild Monday for what he .ermed "utter contempt of the aw" in defying an injunction )anning picketing at Eburne Sawmills of Vancouver, a divi- sion of Canadian Forest Prod- ucts Ltd. Mr. Justice Macdonald ruled f Fine that an apology made earlier by Bobert Cook of Ottawa, nationa president of the guild, came the picketing hat Get the money you need, with a mortgage loan to: PAY OFF OLD DEBTS If monthly payments on old debts are too high, let us help with a mortgage loan, with monthly payments to fit your budget REMODEL YOUR HOME Build on 'that extra room, remodel your kitchen, put in a recreation room MAKE MAJOR PURCHASES such as a new car, boat or trailer For fast service, favourable terms on mortgage loans, call on Canada's number one financial services company, where skilled, helpful counsellors are at your service. FJIMAfMOIAL SERVICES "We Believe in You" 3Q9-6th Street .327-3107 or call the Avco Office near yott Mortgage Mgr, Avco Financial Services J 1 would like more information about your mortgage loans I Name. J ,_____________.___Phono. Immmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmt "too late.' He said ceased, not in obedience "to the law, but simply because the dis- pute was settled. It brought to the total fines imposed on the guild as a Second Fine VANCOUVER (CP) The Canadian Merchant Service Guild today was hit with its second fine for con- tempt of the British Colum- bia Supreme Court in two days. result of conlempt-ot-court ac- tions arising from the strike. Two weeks ago, Mr. Justice T. A. Dohm fined the guild and sentenced its chief negotiator, Capt. Arnie Davis, to six months in jail for con- tempt of an anti-picketing in- junction. He was released last Friday on bail pending an appeal to be heard June 22. More contempt actions are still to be heard. The strike came to an end Saturday after the guild and the B.C. Towboat Owners Associa- tion accepted a package pro- posal providing for compounded wage increase of 28.26 per cent over three years and new man- n i n g and accommodation clauses plus improvement in safety regulations. About engineers, mas- ters and mates went on strike May 3 aixl the dispute methodi- cally strangled (he forest indus- try where some men in logging camps, sawmills and pulp mills were made idle. Canadian Forest Products, MacMillan BloprW Ltd., Rayon- ier (Canada) Ltd.. and other companies obtained injunctions against the guild when pickets appeared at their operations and some forest products were declared "hot." 100 Copies plus fox was expected to be operating by noon today. Dr. W. J. Doug Stephen, fed eral officer supervising the clean-up operation, said the slick-licker operates on the wheat combine principle, with a conveyor belt designed to pick up drops of oil. A similar Sewell-developec machine was used off the coasl of Nova Scotia to help clean up oil from the sunken tanker Arrow. Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., from whose pipeline the oil poured into the Athabasca River June 6, was unable Monday to estimate how much oil was in- volved. A spokesman said it was hoped the company would know in a few days after total losses from the pipeline are as- sessed. WATER BEING TESTED Tests are being conducted of the water supply for this com- munity to see if a dm of oil on Lake Athabasca- is affecting its purity. There was no danger up to late Monday from a patch of estimated at 200 gallons, which covered an area of some 24 square miles, Dr. Stephen said. The slick was later dispersed by brisk winds and efforts woulu be made to locate it day. Some biologists were quoted Monday as saying the film of synthetic crude could keep oxy- ;en from the fish arid that the iventual breakdown of the film y bacteria could enhance the growth of algae. Dr. J. Donovan Ross, Alberta lands and forests minister, said imvever that he did not believe Tort Chipewyan's water supply vas threatened. Dr. Ross responded to a re- quest for help by sending a de- >artment crew in from the Lac a Biche area, 265 miles to the south. The 25-man crew had jeen fighting forest fires which :d subsided because of cooler veather and rain. OTTAWA (CP) The mar- ket outlook for most major Ca- nadian farm products this ycor is gloomy at worst, shaky at best. Beef, pork and potato mar- kets arc among the few bright spots for farmers in a mid- year outlook published Monday by the federal agriculture de- partment. The 75-page document is (.he first such assessment of rcar- keting and price prospects. It is a mid-year version of the full annual report produced by the Canadian agricultural out- look conference in November. Marketing conditions for wheat are expected to remain depressed throughout the 1970- 71 crop year beginning Aug. 1, although Canadian sales are better than predicted last No- vember. Total sales of Canadian wheat are expected to be about bushels this crop year bushels in exports which would be about bushels better than originally expected. However, Canada will still be left with a carryover stockpile July 31 of about bu- shels, almost a two-year supplu at current disposition rates. "It appears doubtful that any appreciable reduction in world stocks is likely to occur' in the 1970-71 crop the report says. "With some slowing in production, world prices could remain at about current levels." SOME PRICES LOWER Lower prices are predicted for durum and Ontario winter wheat. In feed grains, downward pressure on prices is expected as supplies increase, unless barley exports substantially outstrip the sales of about bushels estimated for the crop year ending July 31. Barley stocks at the end of the crop year are expected to be about the same as year's carryover of bushesl. Prices cannot be raised if Prairie barley is to remain competitive with U.S. corn in Eastern Canadian feed markets. While longer-term prospects for barley markets indicate im- provement, the outlook for oats is sterner a carryover of at least bushels July 31, increased production this summer but slight promise of an enlarged market. The shift to other crops from wheat could also hit seeds market and prices. For rapeseed, the oil- depress if Canadian production holds steady at about to bushels this summer, prices should average about next year, tile report says. Beef production will increase as western Canada herds are being built up. But prices are expected to hold up before an increased rate of slaughtering works through tlio system In two or three years. For potatoes, average yields this summer could hold prices firm as world supplies are doun. LOS ANGELES (CP) The chief prosecutor in the Sharon Tate murder case faced a con- tempt-of-court hearing today on defence charges that he violated a judicial order by giving a pub- lished pre-trial interview. The hearing for Deputy Dis- trict Attorney Aaron H. Stovitz was scheduled before the open- ing of the murder-conspiracy trial of four hippie-style clan members in Urn slayings of the actress and six others. Paul Fitzgerald, lawyer for defendant Patricia Krenwinkel, filed tile contempt charge. The maximoun sentence is a fine and three days in jail. Opening of the trial was de- layed Monday as Fitzgerald joined by lawyers for Charles Hanson, 35, Leslie Van Houten, 20, and Susan Atkins, dismissal of all charges because of the "insidious and virulent in- fluence of pre-trial publicity." The judge asked defence and prosecution to file declarations and evidence concerning the motion and said he would consi- der it until June 25. Jury selec- tion will proceed meanwhile. GIVES ADDED DETAILS The interview in question ap- peared in The Rolling Stone, a newspaper published in San Francisco and appealing largely to young people. It rarts to present the prosecution's evi- dence against Manson's roving clan. Fitzgerald says it includes details of the bizarre killings not made public before. Deputy District Attorney Vin- cent T. Bugliosi, co-prosecutor, said in court that the interview was not so widely disseminated as to affect the trial. The paper says it has a circulation of Later, Bugliosi told reporters the Stovitz interview had been off the record and shouldn't have been published. In other action Monday, the trial of a fifth defendant, Linda Kasabien, 21, was formally se- vered from that of the others. The judge postponed until Aug. 17 a hearing on her trial date. But her lawyer and the prosecu- tion said she probably would not go to trial. "Let's face it." said Bugliosi. "Linda Kasabian will probably be a star witness for the pros- ecution, ami as such she will be granted immunity." Meanwhile, another member of the hippie family charged with the Tate killings was sent- enced Monday to death in the gas chamber for the torture murder of a musician. HAIE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 60 ABOVE 12-00 ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Lcthbridge Pineher Creek Watertcn..... Medicine Hat Edmonton Jasper 1 anff bushel. Larger supplies would drive the price down. Bigger world supplies of flax- seed and a possibility of subsi- dized U.S. exports would de- press prices1 for that product. If rapeseed prices fall, rates :or soybeans in Eastern Can- ada are likely to decline in sympathy. Outlook for dairy products on ;he world scene rern a i n s gloomy, the report says. In Canada, penalties under tiie federal price support system for over-quota deliveries of manufacturing milk could lead ;o culling of dairy herds. Egg prices are expected to decline moderately from last year's rates as North Ameri- can production grows. The egg-producing industry could be in serious1 trouble in ate 1970 and early 1071 unless culling of old birds increases sharply." Similar downward pressure on prices is expected in the market for broiler chickens. While an improved, long- firm demand for pork is pos- ible, hog production is in- creasing and lower prices can 72 52 64 50 60 45 67 53 71 57 57 54 60 42 1.29 .52 .57 Regina..........76 Victoria 63 Kamlocps Vancouver Winnipeg...... Toronto Ottawa....... Montreal...... Miami........ Los Angeles San Francisco Denver Las Vegas Penticton...... Fredericton Charlottelown St. John's, Nfld. 47 51 53 52 80 56 .12 61 53 .01 74 59 64 62 .18 79 81 84 73 62 79 90 70 83 78 66 .35 .01 SYNOPSIS Showers and cool northerly winds which have dominated the pattern over most of Alber- ta during past few days will slowly give way to warmer drier conditions over northern half of forecast district Wednes- day. The sun is expected to fre- quently break through in south- ern areas Wednesday with moist air setting off a few show- ers or thunderehowers late in the day. FORECAST Lethbritlge, Medicine Hat- Variable cloudiness with scattered showers Wednesday clearing by evening, warmer. Winds NW15. Low-high Leth- brlilgc, Medicine Hat 55-70. Kootenay, today with occasional light rainshowers this aftern o o n. Clearing tills evening. Sunny and warmer Wednesday with light winds. Low tonight and high Wednesday at Cranbrook 45 and 72; at Castlegar 50 and 78. COUNTRY HE These Are riictletlibtulge HeraU Correspondents In Your Aren U69 BIACKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY P.Q 148 ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET OORCHAK P.O. Box 1852 BARONS MRS. JUNE COWIE P.O, Box 231 CROWSNEST PASS VERN DECOUX.................. General Delivery Contact these people for your District Ncwi or Classified Advertising FARMERS--FEEDERS EARN ON THE PURCHASE OF A MODEL TOO OR 117 OWATONNA MIXER MILL (May 15-Sept. 15} premium miner mill with tha ex- clusive bain shredder attachment. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways hi tho Lelh- uidge district are bare and In ;ood driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff is dilion. Banff to Revelsloke is xire and in good condition, lolroisls ore advised to watch for fallen rock. The Banff-Radium and Banff-Jasper highways are bare and hi good condition. Crcslon Salmo highway is bare and in good condition.'Mo- torists are asked (o watcli for fallen rock, deer and caribou. Snow tires or chains are no longer required when travelling in. any mountain area. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening awl Closing Coutts 21 hours; Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. .0 9 p.m. Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 8 a.m. o 5 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykcris 6 o midnight, Logan 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ;