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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, June 22, 1974 Tighting spirit' at chess tourney NICE. France (CP) A three-minute "agreed" draw be- tween the Soviet chess contender Anatoly Karpov and Sweden's Ulf Anderson was overlooked by the organizers of the 21st world chess olympiad Friday. Before the olympiad started, it was made clear that players who refused to show "fighting spirit" and "agreed" to early draws would be penalized and not be awarded the half-point. But in Friday's match, in which Karpov had the black pieces, the judges decided to take into consideration the fact the Swedish player had been fighting out his adjourned game against Gheorghiu of Romania throughout Friday morning and was exhausted. Karpov was seen to lean over and comment to his opponent on the second move. After a short discussion, both men smiled, played another eight moves quickly and shook hands to register the first draw of the day before many of the other games had even started. Airport firemen get hefty pay raises OTTAWA (CP) Airport firefighters who staged illegal strikes across the country in April were awarded hefty pay raises Friday of at least over one year, but Vancouver local members who began the walkouts remained unhappy. The largest group of fire- fighters, who are employed by the federal government, will see their annual pay go to 851 retroactive to April 1. The previous figure was On Oct. 6, a further increase to is forthcoming. The contract, which was finally decided after binding ar- bitration, runs to March 31, 1975. Other higher-paid but smaller groups of firefighters will reach a pay-range of 943 to by October, up from to The one-year raise amounts to percentage increases total- ling between 17 .and 23.5 per cent, with the larger percen- tage raises at the lowest-paid levels. The award applies nationally. But the award does not solve the issue of regional p'ay, which was the major question in the first strikes. The walkouts, initiated by British Columbia locals of the member bargaining unit, began when members were unhappy with a tentative agreement which would have provided total raises of 30 per cent over a 26-month contract. The B.C. members, who said they were being paid 000 a year less than local municipal firemen, demanded a bigger increase and regional pay. The strikes then spread to other centres, particularly in the West, and severely hampered air travel in April. Vancouver and its suburbs generally have the highest pay rates in the country. The Public Service Alliance of Canada, bargaining for the firemen, had initially sought raises of 34.6 per cent in the first year and 10 per cent in the second year of a two-year agreement. The arbitration award, handed down by Judge Rene Lippe, says the parties con- cerned should make an effort before the next set of negotia- tions to resolve the regional versus national pay issue. The alliance has a policy, adopted at its 1973 national convention, to bargain for pay parity across the country. Alliance president Claude Edwards said Friday the un- ion will continue to support national pay rates until directed otherwise by its convention or by the union directors. The next con- vention is in 1976. This could bring more con- flicts within the union. Alliance members in B.C. who are part of other bargaining units have also called for regional pay. In Vancouver, Bill Brown, a spokesman for the firemen, said the local members there are "completely dissatisfied" with the award. Mr. Brown said the fire- fighters were also unhappy with the alliance performance in negotiations and would con- sider leaving the union. "The only good thing about the contract is that it goes over just one he said. "That gives us an opportunity to leave sooner." FOR SALE 1400 sq.ft. of NEW ALUMINUM SIDING of it is blue and of it is white ASKING Phone 327-9689 after Specialists in all types of ENGINE REBUILDING CYLINDER BORING AND RESLEEVING CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING Ask about our Guarantee Trudeau, Wilson yak Liberal MLAs ready to bolt to help form new B.C. party on new phone cable LONDON (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Harold Wilson ex- changed greetings and quips Friday in a transatlantic conversation which formal- ly inaugurated a new telephone cable between Canada and Britain. The undersea cable, known as Cantat 2 and built at a cost ENGINES WISCONSIN ENGINE Sales and Service Centre Custom Engine Parts Ltd. _ _ _ VlW _ _._. A A A A 4 I 1605 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-8181 of about million, runs from Beaver Harbor, near Halifax, to Widemouth Bay, distance of miles. Sir William Ryland, chairman of the British Post Office, joined other dignitaries and dozens of jour- nalists on the cable ship Mer- cury in the River Thames to hear Trudeau. on a campaign visit to Deer Lake, Nfld., chat with Wilson, who was in his constituency of Huyton, near Liverpool. On hearing that the British leader was back among Huyton voters, Trudeau joked: "You must be politick- ing or something." "What's the Cana- dian leader added. "Haven't you got a stable government over Wilson came back with a re- mark about the way Trudeau was deep in an election cam- paign. have them from time to time said Wilson, whose comments about elections are closely noted by experts and voters alert for indications of when the Labor party of a precarious minority will again go to the country. Trudeau's voice came in loud and clear. Wilson said it sounded particularly strong in view of all the election cam- paigning political leaders are doing in Canada. y Awards Acrobatic Shows Advance Polls Afternoon Teas Alpine Club Meetings Amateur Theatre Anniversary Dinners Aptitude Tests Arbitration Meetings Art Snows Arts Group Meetings Association Meetings Auditions Auto Shows Auctions Author Introductions Bake Sales Banjo Parties Barbershop Quartet Contests Battalion Reunions Bridge Tournaments Beauty Contests Beekeepers Conferences Benefit Dinners B.ngos Birthday Parties Board Meetings Bowling Dinners Bon Voyage Parties Boxing Exhibitions Brains Trusts Dinners r Business Wee'tngs Shows Carriers Shows zr Ceremonies Cness Contests Choral Society Meetings Christmas Parties Church Gatherings. Club Plan something unconventional at Calgary's Convention Centre Pii S'T" ui Whatever event you're planning, we have the space to make it its a big banquet or a private party, an exclusive exhibition or a regional rally. We offer superb catering, too by the Four Sea- sons Hotel, one of Canada's leading hoteliers. You don't have to be conventional to use the Calgary Convention Centre. Calgary Convention Centre GU Cup P.lr'i-'S D-nnfis Gold'-n Hairdreismg Demonstrations Home- Shows Hogni.jnav Cclfbrations Inaugurations Informal Luncheons ConK-sts Kinsmen Ki.vani Meetings Land Sal'-s Seminars L-. rfdership Seminars Lectures Lodge Meetings Manufacturers Demonstrations Bails Merchandising Nomination Meetings New Y-at s t thtbitions Official Photographic Show prr.a'" Peal Estate Sales Recitals Recections Rituals Sc Si a- .r. T "v I .Vv r. SI" Oluf., VU.r.< i -i" rOfi B LH 1 i i i t it- i fli S V'-- r 3 14 in- MUM I' vn Tiu I I V J VICTORIA (CP) Two Liberal members of the legislature announced Friday they were ready to bolt their party to help form a new United opposition group in an attempt to topple the New Democratic Party administration of Premier Dave Barrett. Allan Williams (L-West Vancouver Howe Sound) and Pat McGeer (L Vancouver Point Grey) told 500 miners and prospectors who were demonstrating against the government's Mineral Royalties Act in almost identical words that they want a re-alignment of parties. "I'm prepared to step outside my own party and join with other said Mr. Williams, a lawyer who has been a Liberal MLA since 1966. "If people don't get behind the Unity Movement, Bill 31 (the Mineral bill) is only the beginning." Dr. McGeer. a brain researcher at the University of B.C. in Vancouver and an MLA for the last 12 years, said it's time for all "free enterprise MLAs in B.C." to search their consciences and to decide which to put first, personal gain or the larger good. "I'm prepared to drop my party label if we could have a united party." DECISIVE BREAK Dr. McGeer said he would continue to sit and fight as a Liberal MLA until the new party comes along, and Mr. Williams said he didn't think their announcement "does anything to the Liberal party" but the move was a decisive break with party leader David Anderson. Mr. Anderson has said several times the idea of a "Unity Party" won't work, given the sharp ideological differences and personality clashes between the Liberal, Social Credit and WILLIAM ERICKSON CONSTRUCTION LTD. ESTATE AUCTION SALE LOCATION 509 3rd Ave. N.E., MILK RIVER SALE WILL BE HELD INSIDE IN THE EVENT OF RAIN (Watch for Signs) Saturday, June 29 SALE STARTS P.M. SHARP TERMS CASH LUNCH SERVED Having received instructions from William ErickMm Estate I will offer at public auction the following equipment. This list is a guide for prospective buyers and minor deletions, additions may be expected. For precise information please inspect the goods before or during the sale. 6 touble lights; 10 extension cords; of lights; 1 hydraulic jack assortment of pulleys; electrical fixtures; assorted cupboard hardware. 20 ft. of 3" belting, new; assorted nails and bolts; Berna- O-Matic propane torch; assortment of C-clamps; 1 Sabre saw attachment for radial arm saw; 1 Airway vacuum cleaner; 1 chain boomer; 1 rain coat; 1 pair Skidoo boots; pair overshoes with felt liners; 1 white utility table; 2 gallons linoleum cement; assortment of knives; 2 oil stones; 1 grinder stone; 1 tarp 8' x 10' (10 Many other items: Booster cables, Bat. blanket, small cupboard, car top carrier, wrecking bars, gals. Esso oil. LARGE POWER TOOLS inch planer with motor; inch table saw, with 1 h.p. motor; inch new Craftsman radial arm saw; band saw, motor. GENERAL CONSTRUCTION concrete vibrator; h.p. electric motor: pumps, h.p.; pumps; Acetlene welder, complete cart and welder like Esser transit with tripod; 4 foot level; inch level: inch levels; hammers; impregnator; hatchets: hats; box with saw; lengths of cable; lengths of logging chain; 2 Sets 400 ft. 3-4" rope with block and tackle (excellent 250 ft. 3-4" rope with block land tackle; foot 3-4 inch rope: Several other lengths rope; jacks, screw type; Several cement trowels; foot step ladder: foot step ladder: ft. extention ladder: tool box; power box. HAND 1 post hole auger: 118 inch pipe wrench; 10 pairs tin snips; 8 claw hammers: 1 complete set wood bits; 1 set Dado blades; 1 set shaper blades and head; 1 set V; inch sockets: 2 rabbit planes: 6 shovels: 16 hand saws; 3 picks; wood chisels: 5 squares; 3 nail pullers: 1 vice: 1 bolt cutter; 2 bit braces: 2 box planes: 1 14 inch plane: assortment of melal bits, wood bits; wrenches; awis: vice grips; Alan wrenches; leather punches; punches: tape measures; pliers; screw drivers; 1 hack saw; 1 drill sander head. SMALL POWER 1 Black Decker 7V Skill saw; 1 Artisan 7Vi' Skill saw; 2 Black Decker S" Skill saws; 1 Blue Diamond Vi h.p. electric saw; 1 Shop Mate sabre saw; 1 B D orbital sander; 1 Black Decker drill; 1 Black Decker drill. RIDEAU 500 METEOR STATION WAGON new 390 cu. in. engine, automatic transmission. CMC Vi engine winter. AUCTIONEERS NOTE: l have impeded the tooto construction equipment. I htnre found