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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THT lETHBRIOGf HERAID Mrfay, News in brief VIC benefit increased OTTAWA (CP) The aver- with in 1971. sge weekly benefit paid by the The increase was attributed Unemployment Insurance Com-1 to higher wages forcing up the mission (UIO increased by more "than in 1972, the benefit rate, an extension of benefits to cover work inter- agency said in its yearly report ruption for sickness and ma- tnbled" in the Commons Thurs- temity, lengthening the dura- tion of claims and giving cov- The average weekly benefit, erage to an additional two mil- w as last year compared I lion workers. NEB chairman to retire OTTAWA (CP) The Na- 64. has asked to retire at the tional Energy Board, ac'iig a heavy workload in an energy- concious contry, may have a new chairman nest month. Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald told the Commons Thursday that the present chairman, Dr. R. D. Howland. end of this month. His term normally would expire in Au- gust. He has been a member of the board since 1959. Mr. Macdcnald did net give any reason for Dr. Holland's earlv retirement. Reil veteran dies a 95 (CP) Duncan McLean, surrendered Fart Pill Junes McLean, the last survi- of a group of people held prisoner in the 1835 rebellion and ordered executed by Louis K.el. hss died in hospital at ti'a sge of 95. Mr. McLean, of Winnipeg. v.as only a youngster when his father, trader William James to Big Bear to save the lives of 44 people in the second Kiel uprising. The lad was twice lined up to be shot and was saved only when two Indian bands began quarrelling. Hs remained a prisoner for more than 60 days. Alderman refuses information EDMONTON (CP) An Ed-1 was his opinion that council mcnton alderman says he will [dees not have the power to ra- >iot divulge his interest quire aldermen to make such a 311 land holdings within or ad- jacent to the city, although city council voted 7 to 4 Thursday in favor of such a disclosure. Aid. Alex Fallow said he did not feel he had to be like some- one who would run naked down a street yelling "Here T am, that's all I Assistant city solicitor Harry Wilson said it statement. Council defeated by a 7 to 4 vote the second part of the mo- tion which called for disclosure of the names of all private and public companies, partnerships and proprietorships doing busi- j ai the city in -nhich aldp j men or their direct families have a financial interest. Flowers from a Princess to a Queen Five-year-old Susan Chapman, Grape and Wine Princess of St. Catherines, presents bouquet of flowers to Queen Elizabeth in St. Catherines Thursday afternoon. The Queen on to Niagara-on-the Lake, Ont., by motorcade for an evening at the Group to help offenders REGINA (CP) A group from across Canada of former prisoners and persons on pa- role and probation Thursday announced formation of a com- mittee designed to foster the that those convicted of crimes can help rehabilitate each other. Toe group, brought together Douglas Dunn of Edmonton, j who lists himself as a former offender, said the group will also try to organize a national committee of ex-offenders. The organizing group con- sists of the chairman and a representative from fire re- gions: British Columbia, the by the Canadian Congress of i Prairies.Ontario, Qvjbec and Criminology and Corrections aims to organize a conference the Maritimes. Mr. Dunn said the group Whale decision may backfire LONDON (CP) national Whaling The Intef-1 Rindal said it is unlikely that Commission on the concept of self-help and 'plans to approach a number of ths role of the ex-Offender in {federal government depart- voted a three-year phase-out of the Antarctic hunt for the en- dangered fin whale but the move may backfire. Commission chairman Russian and Japanese ships now will allow international ob- servers on board as they did for the first time last year. In addition to the per- the criminal system. 'ments for financial he'p. B.C. protests N-fesls VICTORIA (CP) Premier i donated 8900 to the Greenpeace Barrett announced today foundation in support of its pro- the provincial government has THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL In the AZTEC LOUNGE Song stylings by BOB RAY" CABARET THE ADAMS FAMILY" THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY test apainst French nuclear testing in the South Pacific. Three telegrams protesting nuclear testeing were also sent by the premier today. In one telegram to External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp, he urged the federal government to convey to the People's Republic of China ''our opposition to .their con- tinued nuclear testag in the atmosphere. "We believe all nuclear tests are a danger to human health and should be ended imme- the telegram read. Deaths By THE CANADIAN' PRESS Fallbrook, Calif.-Actor Ernest Truex, 83, who won his big show business break by starring with Mary Pickford in A Good Little Devil in 1912. Beverly Hills, Calif.-Arthur Jacobs. 51. producer of the film of the Apes, of an appar- el heart attack. St. John's. Nfld.-Campbell Macpherson, 65, former lieuten- ant-governor of Newfoundland. Stratford, Ont.-Dr. John L. Penistan, 59. district and former president of the On- tario Association of Patholo- gists. -j. 4.11 fcuxj i mitted in the Antarctic grounds, Hindal told a news conference harvesting Of 450 fin whales Thursday that Japan and t h e {rom thfi Norfh Pacific would also be allowed under the reso- lution. Total quotas for the others arc: Sei whales minke Soviet Union voted against the resolution and, within commis- sions rules, new could lodge an official objection which would release them from all controls. The resolution, sponsored by the United States, called for re- duction of next year's fin whale quota in the Antarctic to from 1.950 with the added con- dition that the hunt end entire- ly within three years. Green's Pop Shop Ltd. 544 T3th STREET NORTH Open 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. POP FOR AS IOW AS A BOTUf This Week's Specials COCA Plus Dtpesit Plus Deposit WI ARE NOW STOCKED WITH FISHING TACKtf "A Corner Store with Game group seeks land uerinit curb whales 5.000, female sperm whales male sperm whales 14.000. Voting with the two major whaling nations were Iceland, South Africa and Norway, whose vote was cast by chair- man Rindal. In support of the moratorium were Canada, Argentina, Aus- tralia. France, Mexico, Pan- ama. Britain and the U.S. Den- mark alone abstaned. A three- quarters majority is necessary on all decisions. I RED DEER (CP) The berta Fish and Game Associa- tion said Thursday it is con- ceined that public hearings conducted by Alberta En- vironment Conservation Au- re- be- thcrity on land use and source development may come a whitewash to give the appearance of democracy. Elmer Kure, environment re- lations director with the asso- ciation, told a public hearing that since lie spoke to the au- thority in Calgary last week, 34 of 130 coal leases in the Bow River forest have award- ed. Unless there is a freeze on cfoelopmnt permits, thj hear- ings will become a farce, Mr. Kure said. The association said it is con- cerned "that the public is not duped into belief that all is tvsll in the hills by bold-faced misrepresentation of fact by the use of terms that pur- port to save the natural ecol- ogy during and after exploita- tion or development." "We are still gullible enough in our growth-oriented society AI Rapeseed i embargo discussed OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment has considered pos- sible steps in reaction to a United States ban on oilseed ex- ports but no action will be taken at this stage. Prime Min- ister Trudeau told the Commons Thursday. Replying to Opposition Leader Rolje'rt Stanfield, he said fed- eral officials and the cabinet have met to discuss what to do if "hypothetical conditions pre- vail.' The American embargo on exports of soybeans, soybean oil and cottonseed oil was an- nounced by Hie U.S. govern- ment Wednesday. Mr. Stanfield said the ban may cause grain scarcities and higher food prices in this coun- try and asked whether the gov- ernment has a contingency plan to bead off protein-supply short- firm aivarded well project CALGARY (CP) A 77-well evaluation program on the Suf- field army experimental range north of Medicine Hat has been awarded to Whitco Drilling Ltd. of Medicine Hat, it was announced today. Bill Dickie, minister of mines and minerals, said the first stage of the program will in- clude the drilling of 27 wells "confined to locations not in- volved in active military train- ing-'' The program will be spaced over a two month period, and the initial well will be spudded on or before July 10. Mr. Dickie said tenders will be called for the second stage of 50 wells, with work to com- mence during the winter of 1973. He said the awards were made by the Suffield Evalua- tion Committee after a review of public tenders, and 14 other companies also received con- tracts to provide supply and services in support of the eval- uation program. A study by the Al- berta government has indicat- ed a natural gas reserve of up to four trillion cubic feet on the 1.000 square mile area. Mr. Dickie said Alberta owns 95 per cent of the sub surface rights to the block. Quebec MPs clash over Olympic Games financing OTTAWA (CP) acr- imony that has dogged plans to hold the 1976 Montreal Olym- pics resurfaced Thursday in the Commons, as one Quebec MP accused another of disgracing Quebecers by belittling the Two-party vote split disasterous KELOWNA, B.C. (CP) British Columbia Conservative leader Derril Warren said the NDP election victory Thursday night in Manitoba illustrates that the two party split of right wing voters is disas- trous. "And we're 33 1-3 per cent worse off in B C because we have three parties basically altar the right wing he said in an interview. "And as long as we continue to so divide it, (Premier) Dave Barrett and his (NDP) col- leagues will continue to form the government in B.C.." Mr. Warren added. He said he hopes the Manitoba results pro- vide the impetus necessary to get "at least Social Credit and Conservative" forces unified. Warren now is living here, where he is the Conservative nominee to contest South Oka- nagan Constituency when a by- election is called to fill the va- cancy caused by the resigna- tion of Social Credit Leader W. A. C. Bennett. Mr. Bennett, who campaign- ed in Manitoba last week on behalf of that province's small Social Credit party, would not comment on the Manitoba poll- ing. "I'm retiring from public life I won't be giving any comment he said. In Vancouver, B.C. Liberal leader David Anderson said re- sults in Manitoba "don't prove much one way or the other" except that the NDP's win in 1963 was no fluke, as many right wing observers claimed. had Women ordered to marry LAGOS (AP) An order compelling all unmarried women in the northern Nige- rian town of Mina to find husbands within seven days or "face the consequences" has forced many single women to flee the town. The order came from the chief of the town, Alhaji Ah- madu Bahago, the New Nige- rian newspaper reports. Chief Bahago also has or- dered all wives who have deserted their matrimonial homes to return to their hus- bands within the same period of face expulsion from the town. The chief's wrath is di- rected particularly against the town's prostitutes whose profession, he said, not only offends Moslem law but has tended to "mar the fortunes of young men and disorganize the homes of married people." CALGARY (CP) The fed- eral energy policy report re- leased Thursday could lead to of the hardest and pos- sibly dirtiest fights'1 between eastern Canada and western Canada. Calgary Oilman Carl 0. Nickle said Thursday night. Mr. NicUe, president of Con- ventures Ltd. and editor emer- itus of the Daily Oil Bulletin, said he feared "much of this material can be taken out of context and used for purely political and selfish reasons." INVOLVEMENT He said government involve- ment in petroleum operations, exports and the issue of for- v, e ara blind to the real need or ment is prepared to take any cign ownership of energy re- roason for allowing or disallow- action required but. none is source industries could set off to say some development is fine, even in a fragile area and Mr. Trudeau said the govern- East-west clashes seen over energy policy report ing the development." planned now. the biggesl dispute THIS WEEKEND at the LEGION FRIDAY NIGHT Cabaret SATURDAY Canadians" VIMY LOUNGE "Metros" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY "If the politicians or anyone take some of these matters presented in the paper out of context, I can see them getting this country into a lot of trou- Mr. Nickle said Canada should try to develop addition- al reserves rather than just re- taining the known reserves for domestic use. A. R. Nielson, president of Mobile Oil Canada Ltd., said it would be unfair to ask the western producers to re-route their oil east after having fought for many years to es- tablish alternative markets for their surplus commodity. He said the policy report was apparently made without a fall knowledge of ihe energy re- sources that exist on the east coast Forest fire under control STONY RAPIDS, Sask. (CP) of this northern- Saskatchewan community be- gan returning Thursday after a forest fire threat was beaten back from the town'i outsorts. Games. Claude Wagner (PC-St. Hya- cinthe) accused Pierre De Bane parliamentary secretary for external affairs, of depreciating Montreal and Quebec in his plea for Parlia- ment to withhold support of the Olympics. Both men spoke during de- bate on a government bill to help finance the Games. "I prefer the builders to the protesters, I prefer those who do not spend their time whining and Mr. Wagner said. Mr. De Bane, in opposing the bill, said Montreal and Quebec cannot afford to throw away million on a two-week ath- letic exhibition while social problems plague the city and ts people. WOUJO END GAMES If the bill is defeated, the Games cannot proceed, he said. However, the bill is assured of Conservative support and is expected to pass by a wide margin. Only the New Demo- crats and Mr. De Bane have said they will vote against it. The bill, now in the second reading stage, would permit special stamps and coins and authorize a national lottery. Sale of and coins, stamps and other postal products, will raise million, Olympic offi- cials estimate. Treasury Board President C. M. Drury, outlining provisions of the bill, said the federal gov- ernment will contribute million to the Games. Of this, million is a direct grant to the CBC as host broad- caster and million is the estimated cost of security ar- rangements. Mr. Drury said security is necessary to protect the expected athletes and daily spectators from an attack like that at Munich last year when 13 persons were killed by terrorists in the Olympic vil- lage. Security "clearly is the fed- eral government's responsi- he said. Little change seen in new Police Act EDMONTON fCP) The new Alberta Police Act which becomes law July 1 will be "twice as ineffective'' as the old act, Al Edwards, chairman of the Edmonton Police Com- mission, said Thursday. Mr. Edwards said the only real difference in the new act is that the Alberta Police Com- mission will be split into two bodies a law enforcement board and a review board. "I don't think it will function in the way it is intended. What the government is doing is dividing the responsibility be- tween two bodies, but the bodies won't be doing anything more than the old one." Mr. Edwards called the Al- berta Police Commission a exercise which never got off the ground." Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge .......87 54 Pincher Creek .85 51 Medicine Hat 89 55 Edmonton.......70 45 Grande Prairie 67 38 Banff............72 50 Calvary.........79 48 Victoria..........67 51 Prince George .63 34 Kamloops........84 59 Vancouver.......66 47 .09 .02 .01 .07 Saskatoon 80 53 .15 Rcgina..........79 52 Winnipeg......55 51 Toronto..... 73 58 .39 .15 Ottawa........79 66 Montreal.......84 72 Halifax 69 St. John's........72 .OS Char'ctletown 80 Frederic ion......74 .03 Chicago .........69 62 New York......-.81 72 .07 Miami...........81 77 .28 Los Angeles......81 61 Phoenix..........115 84 Rome.......... 84 59 Paris 77 61 London 63 55 Berlin 68 61 Amsterdam.....63 59 Moscow......79 59 Stockholm....... 81 64 Tokyo......... 75 64 FORECAST: Lethbridge A few clouds today with an occasional shower. Winds W15-25. Highs near 70. Lows near 50. Cloudy periods Saturday with chance of thundershower. Highs 65-70. Calgary-Medicine Hat Mainly sunny today with in- creasing cloud late this after- noon. Isolated showers this evening. Winds NW15. Lows 45-50. Mainly cloudy Saturday with scattered showers and chance of a thundershower. Highs both days 65-70. Columbia-Kootenay Region Today sunny with afternoon cloudy periods. A few show- ers or isolated thundershowers during the afternoon in the Col- umbia district. Saturday main- ly sunny with afternoon cloudy periods and showers in the Columbia district. Highs today and Saturday 70 to 75. Lows tonight mid 40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers and thunder- storms east and south portions today and tonight. Partly cloudy northwest with occasion- al gusty northerly winds. Scat- tered showers and chance of a few thunderstorms Saturday. Cooling trend. Highs today 70s northwest 80s east and south. Lows tonight 45 to 55. Highs Saturday 70s. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today with a few showers in the mountains. Scat- tered showers and chance of a few thunderstorms Saturday. Cooler. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Satur- day 70s. Silage Dump Box The G.T. Hydraulic High Dump Forage Wagon to handle silage fast and economically. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways art in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a m. to midnight; Wild Horse R a m. to S p-.m. Logan Pass 7 a m. to 10 p m.; Open 1, Roosovilk 8 a.m. to midnight. ;