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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, June 22, 1974 Ex-Nixon aide sentenced Former White House aide Charles W. Colson leaves U.S. District Court in Washington Friday accompanied by his wife Patricia. Colson was sentenced to serve one to three years in prison for obstructing justice. Doctors sew boy's ihumb back on DURHAM. N.C. (AP) Thanks to his father's medi- cal training and his brother's diving skill, Paul Stewart has his right thumb back. The doctors who sewed the thumb back on say the 17- year-old youth will have full use of it when the bandages come off. Paul's thumb was restored in an operation finished 17 hours after he lost it in a wa- ter-skiing accident. Surgeons say a delay of six hours usu- ally makes it useless to try to restore a severed finger. The fact that the thumb rested in the cool lake waters helped. "The cold reduced the metabolic needs of the thumb sufficiently so that it could re- main alive until we could re- join the arteries and allow fresh blood to flow into it one surgeon said. When Paul's father, Dr. Al- bert Stewart, was telephoned about the June 1 accident that severed his son's thumb, he was able to tell another son and fellow skiers to keep hunting for the thumb. The father knew that restoration surgery was performed at Duke University Hospital. Paul's thumb was severed at the base when a coil in the ski tow rope looped around it. Quebec groups divided on legislation Language wrangling hot, heavy QUEBEC (CP) Variations on the themes of how to change Quebec's school system or how to correct perceived excesses or failings in the Liberal's official language bill played to diminishing audiences this week before the legislature committee studying the bill. The week also saw the bill's sponsor, Education Minister Francois Cloutier. agree to consider changes in some sec- tions of the bill regarded as unacceptable by witnesses, but, as he promised, he has remained unswerving in sticking to the principles of the legislation. Mr. Cloutier said the government did not cling to an article in the bill allowing subsidies to firms promoting the use of French in their clause that has been hotly cpn- tested by the provincial chamber of commerce, the Quebec Federation of Labor (QFL) and the Confederation of National Trade Unions The QFL called the subsidies humiliating for French workers while the Federation des Jeunes Chambres du Canada Francais suggested the bill should contain fines and penalties rather than subsidies open to bureaucratic and political abuse. But. as in the first week of hearings, demands for more steps to make French not only official but predominant in the province and arguments over language of education brought the most discussion. Almost without fail, French groups appearing demanded an end to freedom of choice in language of education, with variations on proposals for a single French school system with English schools or classes for English Canadians, described as "the real Anglophones." The CNTU, however, suggested a novel approach, with primary education in any French or oth- numbers warrant but with sufficient French instruction to prepare students for a solely-French secon- dary and post-secondary public system. English teachers' unions, school boards and ethnic groups continued their call for maintaining freedom of choice in education, persuasion rather than coercion to attract immi- grants to French schools and clearer definition of English rights in the vaguely-worded bill. Both the Parti Quebecois and Mr. Cloutier however, have been telling these groups that the bill maintains freedom of choice, on the condition the student has a sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction in the system chosen. And Justice Minister Jerome Choquette got into the act, in what many saw as a breach of cabinet solidarity, when he told one group he could not believe in the doctrine and dogma of free choice and that Quebec had been unique in the world in allowing parents to send their children to schools where the language was not that of the majority. Eyebrows were also raised when Immigration Minister Jean Bienvenue, in an interview with a reporter just before he left for Europe, said the bill had been brought in too quickly. It should have been delayed until firm action was taken to improve English instruction in French schools, he said, warning that more unilingualism would wall Quebecers into a linguistic ghetto that would foster separatism. English groups claiming freedom of choice as a right were again this week unable to stand up to the constitutional ex- pertise of Opposition Leader Jacques-Yvan Morin who tried in vain to get them to back up their claims with references to law. And Francois-Albert Angers, president of the Mouvement Quebec Francais, provided the committee with an eloquent constitutional summary, arguing that the Quebec Act of 1774 confirmed Quebec's status as the French state it was before the conquest. Nothing has ever changed that status. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WELDERS, B. PRESSURE and HEAVY DUTY MECHANICS and MECHANICAL ASSEMBLERS required immediately for steady employ- ment, excellent wages, benefits and working conditions. Apply to: E.A. Kutryk Industries Ltd. 3131 57th Ave. S.E., Calgary Telephone 272-6661 ACCOUNTANT Air Conditioned Office Pleasant Working Relationships Excellent Benefits and Salary Plan Requirements: Able to meet and deal with agriculturally oriented public. Two to three years com- pleted in R.I.A. or C-G.A. programs or equivalent. Able to take charge of office and procedures. Municipal and Irrigation experi- ence an asset. Apply to: LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN IRRIGATION DISTRICT 33413th Street North Lethbridge, Alberta Telephone 327-3302 Applications close July CHANGE A LIFE OPEN YOUR HOME Imagine yourself with a physical or mental handi- cap. Or recovering from a period of emotional dis- turbance. People with these problems used to for institutions. But now. our soecial landladies in the approved home program are providing a friendly home atmos- phere to people with these problems. Our landladies' secrel weapons are concern and common sense. Because we value our landladies highly, we pay them a special fee in addition to the guests' room and board. In addition, professional assistance is on call, ready to help. 24 hours a day. Our landladies are doing a remarkable and because of it. we're looking for more. A? least 20 new approved homes are needed right now for Southern Alberta people, who have no other place to who otherwise will never achieve tneir true potential. If you're inter- ested or would like to discuss this, phone Mr. Stuart Norton or Miss Elaine Petty. Approved Home Program. Mental Health Services. Leth- bridge 328-9281. Or drop in and talk to us at 1201-3rd Avenue South. Lethbridge. Alberta Health and Social Development Elks Club of Lethbridge require 2 COOKS Full Time Phone 327-7219 for Appointment REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY PURCHASER COSTING CLERK by an expanding local manufacturer. High school education minimum, business ex- perience an asset, must be ambitious, advancement potential for the right person. Contact: Norman Heebner CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE CAREER OPPORTUNITY FOR A COMMISSIONED SALESMAN If you enjoy selling furniture and major appliances join a company where you can enjoy earnings of to annually. You'll be eligible for our liberal benefits in- cluding Pension Plan, Health Plan and Life Insur- ance. Apply in person at Zellers County Fair 1710 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge The Travel Industry Association of Alberta requires an EXECUTIVE SECRETARY This is an extraordinary position requiring an extraordinary person. Reporting directly to the Executive Committee, the Executive Secretary Manager will undertake a great variety of fascinating responsibilities, including: organizing and overseeing Directors' meetings and General Meetings of the Association supervising central office personnel working closely wilh Alberta's 14 zone organizations maintaining good relations with public information media and working with all levels of government public speaking. The candidate should be highly articulate and have a good, diversified education, but a university degree is not essential. Initiative, energy, flexibility and imagination are paramount requirements.' A good working knowledge of office routines and bookkeeping procedures is advisable: and a background in wording with people associations, volunteer or employee groups would be helpful. The position involves extensive travel and very irregular hours. Salary range: 12.000 per annum, depending on experience and ability. The Association will provide a car and expenses connected with il. Please reply in confidence to Bud Armstrong, President. Travel Industry Association of Alberta. Box 514. Banff. Alberta. Applications will be accepted until July 15th. 1974. LOUNGE PERSONNEL Mature responsible person needed. Wages commensurate with experience. Apply in person to Mr. G. Royer PARK PLAZA MOTOR HOTEL WANTED DRAPERY INSTALLERS Full or Part Time on a Freelance Basis for a new Drapery Store. Reply to BOX 123 HERALD FEEDLOT MANAGER required for EDMONTON, ALBERTA Able to assume full management of 3000 HEAD FEEDLOT Salary Negotiable to per month. All Inquiries held in confidence. Reply to Box 92. Lethbridge Herald WANTED! Youthful mature individuals interested in pursuing a career in Calgary in the retail food industry with Canada Safeway Limited. Present salary range per hour. Excellent benefit program. Apply in writing or in person to: PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED 535 10th Ave. S.W., Calgary T2P 2J4 RANGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST Department of Agriculture, Calgary This is professional and administrative work in range management, with emphasis on the interrelation of plant and animal behaviour and it's influence on range ecology. Supervise and administer policies and programs relating to managemenj of Alberla range in the Foothills and Boreal areas o1 the province. Conduct applied research programs relating to efficient utilization'and conservation of Alberta range lands. Analyze and exlend exisling research information 10 the Alberla farmer and rancher. B.Sc. in Agriculture, specialized training in range management al Ihe Master's level preferred, with considerable related experience. Note: The successful candidate will fill a position vacated for a minimum of two years during which time the present incumbent will be seconded to C.l.D.A. Opportunities within the Department on completion of this program will be available. Salary Range to per annum Competition Number M641-C-4. Closes: June 28. 1974. Lawyer plans guilty plea for bribery WASHINGTON (AP) Texas lawyer Jake Jacobsen has agreed tentatively to plead guilty to a reduced charge of bribery in connec- tion with he says he offered to former treasury secretary John Connally, in- formed sources said. Jacobsen, who once swore that Connally refused the money, is offering to testify that Connally actually took it in two instalments for help he gave Jacobsen's client, Associated Milk Producers Inc., the sources said. Connal- ly has consistently denied tak- ing the money. NAMES PARTY CHIEF LONDON (AP) Former prime minister Edward Heath named William Whitelaw as chairman of the Opposition Conservative party Tuesday. Whitelaw. who held cabinet posts for Northern Ireland and for employment in Heath's last government, succeeds former defence minister Lord Carrington as party chairman. 01 Pe'scrifc-l Office Poom 1101 John J fi'Og 620 Averse S W Calnary, Aifrefla T2P OYS COMPLETE HOMEOWNERS' INSURANCE AT LOWER RATES HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 -3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINER'S INSURANCE COMPANY The only Canadian Company providing automobile and fire insurance exclusively to Salesman of the Month We are pleased to announce that Brian Frantz was Salesman of the Month for May. Fleming Motors congratulates Brian for his fine showing over the past month. Brian Franz SilKMnoftfciMMthMAV Come and see us for your motoring needs FLEMING MOTORS LTD. 7th Street and 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-1591 HOUSEPARENTS required for GROUP HOMES Westfield Centre requires houseparents for a community group home located in Edmonton. Houseparents are required to Jive in a fully furnished and equipped government-owned home. One parent may be gainfully employed in other full time work. They will provide care for 6 or 7 adolescent boys and girls aged 12 to 16 years. Duties will include basic care and emotional support for the children. Terms by contract. Please apply in writing to: Mr. A.G. Frauenfeld, Director Westfield Centre 12320 124th Street Edmonton, Alberta Telephone: 454-0411 HEALTH ft SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ;