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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HfBAlD 1970 Bernadette member of the British Parliament and civil rights arrives at court in Northern to hear ruling on her appeal against a six month prison sentence for her part in the riots in Northern Ireland last The court ruled against her appeal but her defense Sir Dingle said he would apply for leave to appeal to the English House of Edmonton Is Drug City For 1970 Say Young Users EDMONTON CP John medical director at University said Mon day that Edmonton is being re garded by young drug users as the place to come this Read told a news confer ence that police in other drug Bricklayers Exceed Pay Guidelines HAMILTON CP About 400 Hamilton bricklayers Mon day far exceeded federal wage guidelines by ratifying an agreement that will increase their wage and fringebenefit package by 32 per cent in less than a On 1 the package for members of Local 1 of Ule Masons and Plas terers International Union mil be an The federal wage guidelines limit annual wage Increases to six per OPTICAL S COMPANY LTD Garv Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th 3277152 such as Toronto and have cla m p e d down on drug He said the information came from young people re ceiving treatment at the hospi tal for effects of The hospital treats about 75 per cent cf these cases in the Medical staff at the hospitals emergency ward had reported youths saying that Edmonton is this years drag Read said the drug abuse scene appears to shift from one city to another each Niagara was to have been the city this year but a clamp down ended that pos he Spokesmen for city police and the RCMP said they have not received similar indica but one city police in spector said Read is very close to the drug University Hospital announc ed last week it will provide con fidential treatment for persons suffering drug and currently handles sis to seven cases a Read said the alternative Is no The principle drug is We havent seen any heroin he Ciiiiie Rate Rises WASHINGTON AP FBI statistics released today showed crime across the United States jumped 13 per cent during the first three mouths this but the justice department said it was encouraged because violent crimes have increased at a slower rate than in the same pe riod in AttorneyGeneral John Mitchell said the slowdown trend in violent rape and assault particularly evident in cities with or more popu But property auto and larcency of or up faster than The FBI said reports of vio lent crimes in all areas of the were up 12 per cent in the Burning Rectal Itch Relieved In Minutes This Special Hemorrhoid Remedy Contains A Unique Healing Substance That Relieves Pain As It Shrinks Hemorrhoids One of the most common af flictions is a condition known as Itching It is most embarrassing for the sufferer during the clay and especially aggravating at you want satisfactory good A renowned research laboratory bus found ji unique healing substance with the ability to promptly relieve the burning itch and It actually shrinks This Kuhfrmrn hna been shown in pioriuci N rain of lii properties also help prevent In ono hemorrhoid case after another very striking improvement was This improvement was main tained in where clinicjil observations were continued over a period of many these teats and observations wero made on patients with a wido variety of Jiemorrhoidal All thia was accomplished by n healing substance Bio by a wo ridrenowned research in This substance is now obtainable in ointment or suppository form as Preparation Ask for Preparation II Suppositories to carry if away frnni home ur Preparation JI Ointment with special ap Available at all drug Satisfaction or your money first three months of the year compared with the same period last It said the rate of in crease in firstquarter had been 15 per for a drop in tlie rate of increase this year of three per firstquarter prop erty crimes were up 13 per cent this year and 10 per cent last Lightning Sets Off 32 Fires EDMONTON CP Thirty two forest fires started by lightning were burning today in the Whitecourt area northwest of the Alberta for est service None of the new fires was thought to be Forty three 30 under were reported in the serious than two weeks ago when 84 were The fire hazard was high to extreme today in the Grande Prairie It was high in the northwest but low to mod erate in the luiiislail Man Dies In Mishap INNISFAIL CP Roder ick Gordon of Innis fril was kllcd the car in uirUh ho was a passenger left Highway 51 near rolled in a dilch slammed into a power George Gibbon of the driver cf ths was re jicrtcd in condition in hospital Innisfail is BO miles north of Letter By Nixon Aide Disclaimed icy Document On Energy By DAVE McINTOSH OTTAWA CP The Slate department has dis claimed a letter by an aide to President Nixon as an Ameri can policy document oil conti Thc letter maintained that the should keep quotas on im nental informed sources i ports of Canadian petroleum said liere until Canada agreed to a pack rilson Faces Criticism In Labor Party Revive By CY FOX LONDON CP A humili ated Harold expelled from pcwer in one of the centu rys biggest election is facing some harsh criticism from within his defeated Labor party as he starts the job cf re viving that battered organiza tions But despite Labors history of bitter internal dissensions dur ing periods in Wil sons position as party leader seemed at least for the in the absence of any plausible Already the exprime minister and members of his former cab tains Jail Term Quashed VANCOUVER CP The British Columbia Court of Ap peal Monday quashed the con viction and sixmonth jail sent ence imposed on Captain Arnie former chief negotiator of the Canadian Merchant Serv ice on contempt of court arising from the fiveweek tow boat In a unanimous the appeal court judges said they were satisfied that Justice Dohm of the Su preme Court was correct in terming Captain Davis an offi cer of the but held that there was no evidence that he participated in any way in breaching an auHpicketing in junction in the bitter t ugboat Captain a tugboat master with Kingcome Naviga which is owned by Mac Millan Bloedel was cited with contempt June 4 after guild pickets forced a shutdown of MacMdllan Bloedels Powell River pulp idling em ployees for more than a Sasks Second Premier Dies At Age 93 REGINA CP William Melville known as Sas katchewans grand old died Monday at 93 after 53 years of public includ ing six years as the second pre mier of his adopted The law yer also served for 20 years as duet justice of Saskatchewan after a long political career that started in 1908 when he repre sented Regina as a Liberal He was the last known survi vor of the band of Liberals that gave Sir Wilfrid Laurier his last term as prime He was mentioned as a possible succes sor to Sir Wilfrid as head of the Liberal party but refused to consider Martin served in Ottawa until 1916 when he was called on to replace Walter Saskat chewans who was retiring because of ill In his first government he re iained the position of minister of education as well as During his years as pre Martin led the Lib eral party to victory in two gen eral in 1917 and in It was under the Martin gov e r n m e n t that Saskatchewan women were given full provin cial and municipal franchise Martin resigned as pre1 mier in 1922 and in of that yesi was named to the bench of I he Saskatchewan Court of Ap inet are preparing to settle into what amounts to a new era for their party after almost six years in control in One of Wilsons immediate preoccupations is the pedestrian job of finding a new London home for himself and Wil son now that they have been forced by the Conservative elec tion victory into hurriedly va cating 10 Downing Yet even in the shsrt time since Thursdays events have indicated that Labor over the next few years will be involved in a thorough overhaul of both its ideology and party CITES PERSONAL POWER No leader of the Labor party should ever again be allowed to build up the kind of personal power that Wilson has insisted Bernard a professor of politics at Sheffield in one of the post election blasts aimed at the for mar prime who taught at McGill University in Montreal 15 years also revived the Wilson mustgo refrain sounded by some in the Labor ranks at cru cial stages of the nowdefealed governments term of But political observers sug gest that any jockeying among Labors top personalities will show in competition for the post of deputy leader of the parlia m e n t a r y job pre viously performed by defeated MP CJBorge than efforts to unseat Wilson Richard C r o s s m a social services minister in the Wilson believes that Labor in defeat is desperately in need fresh WOULD LEAD CLEANUP At he is taking over as edi tor cf the leftwing New States aiming to put that weekly info the forefront o Labors ide olcgical housecleaning while also seeking to put across the lessons learned by the party in its recent period of Candidates for Browns old pest as deputy leader may in clude James Roy Jenkins and Denis a razorsharp leader of the Opposition in 196364 will also be drawing on their talents for his Commons assaults against the new Conservative administration of Edward And the new prime minister is likely to find the chambers six Liberal as well as such independents as leftwing Bernadette Devlin from North ern backing at least some of Wilsons antigovern ment Grader Operator Plows Up Road After Bill Dispute POINT CP An irate grader oper ator from plowed up a road here Mon bashed in the side of a police then retreated across the border in a fusil lade of police Police on both sides of the border pieced together the de tails of what they were calling the great international blacktop Grader operator Ernest Raymond crossed into this Washington State peninsula at 8 PDT to Collect from contractor Philip Sopow of Point Rob police had hired Astells and his grader to finish off feet of blacktop road for a subdivi He came to my door and submitted a bill for 680 for the work he had done on my said I told him that his work had been unsatisfactory and I had to bring in another con tractor from Vancouver to do the work over I told Astells I would settle with him on the same basis after I had paid the man who had redone his Sopow said Astells then said Ive got a grader sitting out on the road and Ill tear it all The contractor said he thought Astells was bluffing but telephoned Deputy Sheriff Chad who arrived just as the grader started couging great holes in the The deputy sheriff parked his car in front of the but the blade chomped a big bite out of Caswell tried unsuccessfully to stop the then more police The grader beat a hasty re treat to Canadian soil at speeds up to 30 miles an The pursuing police fired sev eral shots at th graders big but couldnt stop age deal on production and use of North American energy re It caused a political flurry hero and NDP accused Washington of political blackmail in an at tempt to get its hands on Cana dian mineral and oilier The April 22 letter was writ ten by William a senior presidential aide for con gressional to a group of 25 senators who objected to the American quota1 cut in Canadian oil The external affairs depart ment consulted the state department to get clarification on whether the Timmons letter represented official policy of the NO POLICY SET Washington now has informants that the letter did not have the status of an in tergovernment which was and was net designed as an American policy it was pointed put that though the state de partment disclaimed the letter as a the White House itself had unless through a private communica tion between Nixon and Prime Minister Some 18 months Tru deau and Nixon agreed to joint talks in the energy But External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp has said such talks have progressed little be yond consultation about the American import oil The subsequent Timmons let ter said in part The national security of the requires the conclusion of a comprehensive agreement with Canada with respect to ail en ergy matters and the imposition df some quantitative limitations on the entry of Canadian petro leum pending the conclusion of such a Energy Minister Greene has maintained all along that any cil discussions were com pletely separate from talks on any ether energy And Sharp said March that water had been specifically excluded from such conversa Greene said last week tha Timmons letter contained pat ent He said the letter referred to an insecure oil supply in eastern almost 70 per cent of which comes from He said that the itself deems Venezuelaa secure source of Greene said the had just slackened some of its re strictions against Canadian oil imports and that therefore it was peculiar if Washington intended to use the restrictions as leverage for a continental en ergy Seek Identity CALGARY CP RCMP Monday asked the public for assistance in identifying the de composed body of a woman found Sunday in the Bow River south of Police said the woman was about 45 to 50 years old and had been dead for about four She was heavily 150 pounds and five eight inches with black Her racial origin was not The woman was wearing an heavyknit with two pockets in the front and two covered with the knit located on the shoulders of tte RCMP also found the body of a man in the dcnvnstream from where the womans body was WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 74 ABOVE 1200 ZERO AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET 52 83 45 Pincher Creek 83 45 59 70 49 74 48 73 47 57 Prince George 70 44 85 59 52 89 58 67 Thunder Bay 74 46 49 55 54 78 62 86 77 Los 81 65 SYNOPSIS Clouds will spread eastward across northern Alberta during next 24 Showers will de velop in most areas of Alberta little change in FORECAST Letlilmdge Sunny cloudy periods and warmer Winds Lowhigh Medicine Hat Sunny today and Winds Lowhigh C o I u m b I Sunny and warm Cloudy intervals tonight and Wednes Isolated showers or thun derstorms Winds except gusty near thun Low tonight and high Wednesday at Cranbrook Castlegar Make Huge Haul AP xrenl ami federal narcotics seized a ion of marijuana in a raid on a farm house about 10 miles south of this city near the Ohio Police Kind the mavijuana had a rolai value of around basin their estimates of a cigarette Three jnen were Owatonna Presents SWATHERS and WINDRQWERS fxtra wiJs firep Contour One platform can be raised a faof while the other end hugs tliu Individually powered trlmping rolos produce thorough but gentle No ihraddlng No tearing Slsms ors pswer SEE THEM TODAYI GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Phone 3273165 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF A MA END OF THE CHASE Hit by police grader stands abandoned Monday after being pursued back into British Columbia from Point angry at being refused plowed up his road bashed a hole in a sheriffs patrol then roared All highways in the Leth bridge district are bare and in good driving Highway 1 Trans Canada Calgary to Banff is Banff to Revelsloke is j bare and in good 1 Motroisls are advised to watch for fallen The BanffRadium and BanffJasper highways are bare and in good Crcston Salmo highway is bare and in good Mo torists are asked to watch for fallen deer and Snow tires or chains arc no longer required when travelling in any mountain PORTS OF ENTRY Opening awl Closing Coutts 24 hours Carway 5 to 11 Chief Mountain C to 9 Del Bonita 7 to a 8 to 5 21 hours IorthillRykorls 8 to Logan 8 to 7 ;