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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE UTHBR1DGE HERAID Wodnoidoy, June 28, 1972 y ,t, v J: M -it s< A group of MP; o' all political persunsions said fare- well in Ottawa to Harold Winch, a New Democratic Party member who is ending almost 40 years in provincial and fed- eral politics. Mr. Winch, 65, who won his first election in 1933, has an- nounced he will not run again for Ihe Vancouver East seat lie has held in the Commons since 1953. A small reception was held for him by Commons Speaker Luden Lamoureux to mark the years of service Mr. Winch has contributed to the Common- wealth Parliamentary associa- tion. The Speaker presented Mr. Winch with a barometer on be- half of memhers of the parlia- mentary association and de- scribed Mr. Winch as a parlia- mentarian, a member of the as- sociation and a wonderful gen- tleman who was not afraid to express Ms views. A conviction for common as- sault against football great Angelo Mosca was quashed in Hamilton when the man who laid the charge said he did not want the case to proceed. An appeal by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive end was to have proceeded by way of a new trial, but Judge Wilfred Leach said that without the evi- dence of the com plainant, George Rose, 25, of Waterdown, Ont., the court's only course was to allow the appeal. Judge Leach set aside the conviction of Dec. 2, 197t and ordered the return of a fine to Mosca. Richard Wcissberg, who charged an undercover police- man for a ticket to a Rolling Stones concert, has gone to jail for scalping. Assistant District Attorney Lawrence Herrmann said the one-month jail term was the first ever given a ticket scalper in New York. Weissberg was also fined or his second conviction on the same charge. Television cameras in Cana- dian courtrooms would be "ex- tremely Ontario Chief Justice George A. Gale cays. The privince's highest Judi- cial officer, commenting on a speech made by Mr. Justice Patrick T. Galligan of the On- tario Supreme Court, said if there were any editing of the film "and one cannot tell at times whether there has or hasn't been" then the whole process would be dangerous. Mr. Justice Galligan had con- tended that turning TV cameras on the courts "would soon cut out this nonsense" of lawyers talking in "a jargon that is un- derstandable only to us and is totally incomprehensible to the layman." Rehabilitation minister Phil Gaglardi says he's "a million Forests ruined OTTAWA CCP) About acres of forest have been destroyed by fires so far this year, the Canadian For- estry Service reported today. Last year, acres were lost in fires during the same period. The May toll was acres consumed by fires, 535 more than in May, 1971. iinies away a nm- lionaire, as some people have I ti'ied to suggest." In an interview he said his net worth "could be" aboul HAROLD WINCH bows out but would give few Ac-: tails. j "And while you're writing about this- put in that I get no money except for the job that I am doing in government. I have not taken any money over the years as a salary from my church at Kamloops." As rehabilitation and social development minister, he earns a year. As ML A for Kamloops, he is paid the usual MLA's indemnity and allow- ances, totalling per year. Comment by judge under study OTTAWA