Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
.Thunday, Jun. 19, 1972 THE IETHBRIDOE HtHAlO 9 Lougheed: govt. willing to forgive Indian loan SADDLE LAKE (CP) Premier Peter Loughesd an- nounced here the government would forgive a. loan to the Indian Association Al- berta. He made the announcement at the association's annual con- vention. The loan had been granted by the former Social Credit government during last year's dispute between the associalVn- and the federal Indian affairs department. It was made on the condition that it be repaid when the association began ac- cepting federal funds again. STRONG ROLE Mr. Lougheed said the pro- ncial government wanted to lay a strong role in Indian af- airs in areas where it has jur- diction. The proposed- Alberta Bill of ights would not eliminate all iscrimination, but would not ffect treaty rights, he said, government legal experts r e r e studying the bill's impli- atiors on treaties and wet omed direction from the asso- hich is totalled inadequate." At the Cold Lake Reserve, hief Ralph Blackman said a ew school promised by the In- an affairs department would ot be completed until 1974. The old school, which previous- y accommodated kindergarten o Grade 5 students, now housed ,45 students. Mr. Lougheed said he would away led tape cleared pregnant wife case A DRAIN STOPPER A drain pipe saved this small sports car and its two occu- pants from plunging feet down a sleep ravine in Santa Barbara, Calif. The car teelered to a precarious balance on the pipe, the driver Elaine Smith, 18 and his pass- enger John Eberly, 20 got out of the car-v ery carefully. Neither was injured. Smith said the car slid out of control when he drove over gravel. _______. Alberta minister acquitted EDMONTON (CP) Horst Schmid, Alberta's minister of culture, youth and recreation, was acquitted here on a charge of not providing requested in- come tax information on- time ness operations and a state ment of profit and loss for tin- Federal prosecutor Lione Jones said that because of th acquittal, other .similar cases will be adjourned while the si iation. Mr. Lougheed asked that STRNNB8KV there be a minimum of three neetings a year between the provincial government and thi association. He also requested hat the association agree tc resurrection of a tri parfit< committee. The committee, with rep- resentatives from the federa and provincial government ana the association, could hel define areas of jurisdiction, h said. Mr. Lougheed also _ said th provincial -government didn intend to promote the federa white paper advocating int< gration of Indians into th white school system. TOURS RESERVES Following the meeting, th premier m a d e a one-day toi of Cold Lake, Kehewin and Sai die Lake reserves in northeas em Alberta. While at the Cold Lake r serve he said he wm "distuf ed to see a plant build homes and yet a schoc consider telling the federal de- partment that "interim school facilities must be provided un- til the new school is com- pleted." Chief Horace Jackson of the Saddle Lake Reserve told the premier winter works projects reduced the welfare rate on his reserve to 74 per cent from 94 per cent. Ill ST. CATHARINES, Out. (CP) Keith Mumby, a young United States Army veteran eparated from his Vietnamese rife since April, learned Vednesday that much of the red ape causing the separation has icen cleared away. Mr. Mumby, 21, spoke by tele- jhone to International Social Services in Saigon and was told us pregnant wife has received an airline ticket to the U.S., which-he sent her by telex Mon- day. He also was told that his wife, Nguyen Thi Trail, 18, has re- ceived her visa and passport for entrance to the U.S. The International Social Serv- ices told him thsy would do ev- erything possible to help his stranded wife. But because she is expecting a baby next month she likely will be disqualiliec from flying on a commercia airline until alter she has givej birth. Mr. Mumby said he hopes ar rangements can he made for hi wife to fly to the U.S. on military flight, Mr. Mumby, 21, has workec at service station here sine his army discharge in May. H said he married in January without the permission of his su periors, and for that reason hi wife was not allowed to accom pany him back to North Amer ica. A Hamilton businessman, wh heard Mr. Mumby was unabl to buy his wife a plane ticket ut up the necessary money tojiday. Mr. Mumby's family movec o Canada in 19C9 and applied or landed immigrant status. Jut he enlisted in the army be- ore it was granted. 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