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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 IETHBRIDGE HERAID Tuesday, June 27, 197J CARDS OF THANKS WALKER We would like lo express our sincere Ihanks lo oiir many relatives and friends who helped in any way during our recent lime of sorrow. Vio would also like to say a special thanks to the doclors and nurses ,t ''srdEtor. Municipal Hos- Walker and family. MYKYTIUK I wish to ex- press my heartfelt thanks to all those who sent flowers, cards, and came to visit me during my stay in hospital. Special thanks to my family and to (he doctors and nurses of Ihs Lethbridge St. Michael's Hos- pital for the wonderful c a r o given me. Anna Mykytiuk. 4503 Goyer declines comment on RCMP FUNERALS SANDERSON' Funeral ser- vice for Katharine (Kay) San- derson, who died at St. Vin- cent's Hospital, Pincher Creek, Tuesday, June 20, 1972, at the age of" 69 years, was held at p.m. Friday, June 23, 1972, in the PLneher Creek United Church with Rev. K. Jordan of- ficiating. Pallbearers were Ken Dickie, Ken Evanson, Dick Mc- Collister, Robert Neish, Harvey Potter anrl Alex White. Inter- ment was in the Fairview Cem- etery. Eden's Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Ser- vice, was in charge of the ar- rangements. MARTENS Funeral ser- vice for Sean Michael Martens, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin G. Martens who died in the city Sunday, June 18, 1972, was held at p.m. Wednes- day in Martin Bros. Memorial Chapel, 703 13th St. S., with Rev. K. Morris officiating. Pallbearers were Michael A. Clandfield and Robin L. Archer. Interment was in Arch- mount Memorial Gardens. Mar- tin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Fu- neral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. OTTAWA (CP) Solicitor- General Jean-Pierre Goyer praised the RCMP Monday and declined to comment on a mag- azine article critical of the or- ganization. He said the RCMP is an effi- cient, honest and human organi- zation. He would consider nny specific chirge made against it but indicated he would pay no attention to generalized criti- cism. Answering questions in the Commons, he said he had not read an article in Maclean's magazine by former RCMP cor- poral Jack Ramsey that was lii.ehly critical of (lie force. He said he would read it if he found time. Meanwhile, if there were any specific charges to be made against the police force "my door is open." If there were suf- ficient evidence, he would inves- tigate. Mr. Goyer was answering questions from New Democrats Les Benjamin (Regina Lake Lome Nystron (York- David Orlikow (Winnipeg-North Doug Rowland NDP leader David Lewis and John Dieten- baker (PC-Prince CLAIMS MORALE IS LOW The article said that RCMP morale is at an all-time low, that suicides and alcoholism are a problem, RCMP officers per- jure themselves in court, they persecute Indians to build up their arrest statistics and they falsify reports. Commissioner W. L. Higgett has said that much of the arti- cle does not rate a reply, that morale in the force Is high and that with a force of per- sons it is inevitable that there will be some complaints. Mr. Goyer ignored sugges- tions from Mr. Benjamin for an independent inquiry into the force. He told Mr. Nystrom and Mr. Orlikow that the high proportion of Indians in western Orlikow said it was more than 50 per cent of the a serious problem not solely the work of the RCMP. The alien tion of researchers should be di reeled to the whole questio.n o] sentencing in Canada. Mr. Dlefcnbaker asked whether Commissioner Higgit had consulted with the ministe before commenting on the arti cle. He said when the commis sioner made a comment abou communism in Ottawa with th establishment of the embassy o the People's Republic of China Prime Minister Trudeau ha said the commissioner shoul not talk to the press. Mr. Goyer said Mr. Higgit had told him that he had spoke lo a reporter before reading th article and to another afte reading it. Earlier, Mr. Trudeau tol Wallace Nesbitt PC-Oxford tlia he had not read the article Asked whether some RCMP ar required to work 300 hours month with out overtime, th prime minister replied that would investigate whether th RCMP works harder than mem bers of Parliament. LO-ceiit gas price boost leecled to create jobs CALGARY (CP) The field rice of natural gas would have o be raised at least 10 cents a thousand cubic feet heforc Al- CHOOSE ME OR POLITICS Martha Mitchell, wife of former Atty. Gen. John MitclieH, has up residence in the Westchesler Country Club at Rye, N.Y., and has vowecf lo leave her husband until he leaves politics. President Nixon's former altornsy-gsneral heads the committee to re-elect the president. No charges laid in hoy's death EDMONTON (CP) Peter Christian Sorensen, 16, of near- by Stony Plain died in hospital yesterday of injuries received earlier in the day. Police said the hoy was struck by a car as he rode his bicycle west of the city. No charges were laid. Soutb Asian alliance attacked CANBERRA (AP) Foreign iecretary Carlos P. Romulo of he Philippines attacked the Southeast Asia Treaty Organiza- ion today as an anachronism and said it "needs a massive ra information." State Secretary William P. Rogers of the United States de- fended the alliance. He said it is "the worst possible time to talk about changing alliances thai make it possible for very sub- ik'.nlial changes which have come about in the world Com- munity today." The exchange occurred during the opening of the semi-annua two-day meeting of SEATO's council of ministers. Other SEATO members at tending are Britain, Australia Thailand and New Zealand France and Pakistan, while sti! officially members have no been active in the organizatio for some years. >ertans would get any employ- icnt benefits, Ihc Alberta En- rgy Resources Conservation was told Monrlny. William Oostenbrink, chair- of the Canadian Petrole- m Association economic stud- es committee, said that for ev- ry cent of such an increase ,000 jobs would be created, in- luding those indirectly em- jloyed by the industry. Earlier testimony at the pub- ic hearings into the field price >f natural gas indicated a one- cent increase would add an- nually to residential gas bills and to commercial ones. Mr. Oostenbrink and Hans ilaciej, assistant petroleum As- sociation manager in charge of statistics and economics, were testifying about a cost-benefit analysis the CPA made on a hypothetical increase of one cent a thousand cubic feet. Mr. Oostenbrink said there is no guanantee that increased revenues would be spent in Al- berta rather than in one of the new exploration areas. The industry has re-invested mast of its cash flow from Al- berta over the last 25 years ant! would invest additional funs wculd invest additional funds crease in gas profitability. lipping crisis looms MONTREAL (CP) Fears that the month-long longshore- men's strike will seriously af- fect the whole shipping season at three Quebec ports aro mounting amid indications tho longshoremen's union will refuse lo attend arbitration hearings scheduled to begin today. The ports ot Montreal, Trots- Rivieres and Quebec City have been shut down since May 17 when longshoremen, mem- bers of the International Long- shoremen's Association, walked off their jobs lo protest the breakup of traditional work gangs before the introduction o( a new computer dispatch sys- tem. There will he no work at these ports for the balance of the 1972 navigational season" unless the strike is' settled within a week, Keith C. Dixon, executive vice-president of the Canadian Importer's Associa- tion, said in Toronto. GOOD TO EAT Grunt is a steamed pudding made with blueberries or other small fruits in the Maritimes, and is so named because of the sound it makes while boiling. SIMPSONS-SEARS Car slices into band on street BURLEY, Idaho (AP) A young Burley, Idaho, man was charged with reckless driving and driving while intoxicated Monday night alfer his vehicle sliced through a high school marching band practicing in a Burley street. Investigating officers said Milo Halt, 17, was charged in the incident in which at least 16 persons were injured, ono critically. A witness, Keith Blauer, said he was standing as right-front guard with the band when "a car came screeching around the corner and fishtailed" into the left front side of the band. "There were bodies flying all over ibe he said. The band had been practicing in Ihe street for several nights preparing for a show at the Calgary Stampede on July 8. Vancouver student ivins chess title TORONTO (CP) Peter Bi- yiasas, a 21-year-old University of British Columbia student, Monday night was crowned Ca- nadian chess champion despite drawing in his final game with Leslie Witt of Montreal. Biyiasas compiled 12 points in the Canadian closed chess championship to edge George Kuprejanov and Lawrence Day, both of Toronto, for the title. The young Vancouver chess master now will represent Can- ada at the Chess Olympiad al Skopje, Yugoslavia, in Septem- ber and at the Interzonal tour- nament in Europe in 1973 that leads to the world champion- ship. NDP officials plan meeting with Longhead VANCOUVER Dave Barrett, British Columbia New Democratic Party leader said Monday he and the other NDP Tnembers of the provincial legi- slature will meet with Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed July 13 and H. Mr. Barrett said he would meet with the Alberta premier to discuss problems common to the two provinces, adding that .Premier W. A. C. Bennett seems to feel that because he is a member of the Social Credit Party and Mr. Lougheed is a Conservative, meetings shouldn't be held. Mr. Barrett said joint pollu- tion control and mining stand- ards, particularly for coal min- ing, would be among areas dis- cusstd. High Voltage has an extra- strong polypropylene case. It's a lot tougher, yet thinner tfian robber case batteries. The thinner case allows more and bigger plates and more acid. Result? More power! BATTERY GUARANTEE re placement in SO days of pur- chase if battery proves tfefecilvo. After 90 days, we leplaco Ihe baliery, defective and charge you only for ifia period ol ownership, based an the cur- rent price less tiadc-in at the lime of lelmo, pro-taud over nurnbsrof months of guarantee. QUITS GOVERNMENT Thompson SILA Joe Borow- ski, who last fall quit his highways portfolio in the Manitoba NDP government over censorship and abortion, Monday crossed Ihe floor of the provincial legislature to. sit as an independent. Mr.. Borowski said he will remain in opposition for the duration of the current session and. fight lo defeat (lie govern- ment bill to abolish the Man-, itofoa film censorship hoard. (GP Wirephoto) Castro seeks Soviet help MOSCOW (AP) Fidel Cas- tro arrived here for a two- week visit and talks with th' about Simpsons-Scars Diehard starts your car ivlicn most oilier battenea won't. A proven ivinner. Free Battery Installation and Checks. government that has propped up the Cuban economy for more lhan 12 years. 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