Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
CLOUDY FORECAST HIGH THURSDAY NEAR 75 e Herald VOL. LXV No. OK LETIIBHIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTt, VHREE SECTIONS 40 PAGES OTTAWA (CP) At a peak of partisanship, Uie Commons ended its eight-day throne speech debate Tuesday will) MPs on both sides of Uie House lunging at opposing throats. The political heat had mounted steadily through- out the, debate, following the ritual speech that sets out government plans for Uie new parliamentary ses- sion that began Feb. 17, The session is expected to be the prelude to a fed- eral ejection (his year. Before the debate closed v.'ith an informal voice vote, party leaders, nine ministers and scores o! MPs ran tlirough issues ranging from parish-pump problems to federal language policy and Uie future ol the economy. Ijl the closing hours Tuesday. Transport Minister Don Jamieson called tile whole thing anaclironistic, then launched an attack on the Opposition that earn- ed the biggest Liberal applause of the session so far. Mr. Jamieson accused Opposition Leader Robert Staniield of kissing off the issues with "casual and offhanded" generalizations and cliches. He said New Democrat Leader David lewis had been sanctimonious and appealed to prejudice by noting that Prime Minister Tnideau had never had to ''scramble for the rent." Former prime minister John Diefenbaker earlier added his own verse to the political performance, accus- ing Mr. Trudeau of riding through Montreal on a motor- cycle during Uie Second World War wearing a Nazi helmet "to tease the RCMP." As prime minister, he was denigrating the RCMP along with the monarchy. Me also was exhibiting dastardly behavior toward Washington, Canada's bastion aRainst conimiimjm, Mr. Piefenbaker said. Marclicuid's jobs His attack ranged over an array of govern- ment ads, including Regional Expansion Minister Jean Marchand's dual job of collecting funds for the Lib- eral party and handing out money lo industries. The twin roles were endangering Parliament itself nnd could not tie condoned. Finns getting; funds from the government were be- ing put in debt to the Liberal campaign chest. Mr. Diei'enbskcr's charges followed a partisan, well- heckled speech by Mr. Marchand, in which he accused (lie opposition of filing blanket charges a'oout the re- gional expansion program without, citing specific failures. "1 New Democrat. Kd Broadbcill "Read the damn questions in the rec- ord." David MacDonald called Mr. Mar- chand's speech a cheap political performance. Today, the Commons was to debate the government bill lo continue lim federal-provincial equalization pro- gram. Payments to piMvinccs with below-average revenues over the next five yours would increase from billion in to alxwt M.5 billion in 1976-77. Leisure mean? By KEN PKITCIIrVRD NEW YORK (CP) Leisure, says the dictionary, Is "free lime, time at one's own Busy people almost unanimously regard it as de- sirable. The unemployed fervently wish they had less of it. Robert Brovming put it this way in The Glove: a man's busy, vhy, leisure Strikes him as Monderful pleasure; Faith, and at. leisure once is he Straightway he wants Eo be busy. Individuals have widely differing ideas about how tn use leisure. To some it is a time for minimum physical exertion, curled up with a book or sealed bc- sidn Prairies well beloiv wro also. dipped fo 27, IxjthbridgG uas 18, Medicine Hat 15r Rcgina 11. Saskatoon 19 and Winnipeg 10 below zero. Weather offices litt'.ft liopc for improvement. Lows wore expected to range be- tween 25 and 40 below over Hie northern prairies. Thursday and about 15 befow in the south. As if that wasn't bad enough, snow was being forecast for Al- berta. NKW SLIDES Meamvliile, new slides came down on the Trn no-Canada High way through the Fr asc r Canyon, bnt it was reopened at Ex-sou them residents appointed By GRKG McINTVRE lli-.iiltl Staff IVrilcr EDMONTON Two soullv- ern Albertans were among ap- pointments to provincial com- missions and boards announced today by Neil Crawford, minis- Jer of hcnllli and sotiul dcvcl- opnjcnf. Dr. Donald A. Reps, born in Blairmorc, was appointed a member and acting chairman of (he Alberta Alcoholism ant! Drug Abuse Commission. Also appointed to (he com- mission was R. A. Lundrigaii, a native of Cardston. Boili men currently live in Edmonton. Dr. Reps, 4S, is former pres- ident of the medical staff at the University of AlborU and has in private practice siiice Jftra. Mr. I.undrigan received a law degree from the University of Alberta and is currently a partner in the firm, Miner and Steer. 3 p.m. Tuesday for the first time sii.ce Sunday. The Trans-Canada was block- ed tn tie Rogers Pass, linking !i.C. 01 d Alberta, where 16 In- dies 'if snow was re- :ovdcd The yello-.vSica.l Highway was closed from Tcte Jaune, B.C., to the Alberta border, i ighway 3. 'rtich nins through Hit Crowsnest Pass tn Albert, was ir.dcfiDitely 01 _% K'o T >f s N> Ihi-oui li Yoho Xa lion a I Park, tn Jaspc- and Sunshine Village were also rioted. Toroii crews n.v THE Electronic- technicians at To- ronto International Airport re- lumed lo work today following the Juscf of the rest, of the coiin- try's vrha went back Monday or Tuesday, Normal ail' Ira [fie began to resume witli tl3cii4 return but an Air Canada spokesman sajd j[ will he ?A hours Ijefore the com- pany be "in tutt normal op- eration." However, most flights are cxpocfcxJ to be in service within right hours. Six men stranded at Colemaii RLAiRMORK (CNP Bureau) Six men are branded in a cabin in the Racehorse Creek Valley. rnilc.s r.oilh of Colp- tnan, but tliey have foocj ar.cJ sficltcr. they are employed by (he Rcvclstoko I.iimbor Company. Tlie men hsvc boon "snowed In" since Friday, six feet of enow bavc Iwiin added to the 10 feet already on (lie ground last Friday. Bulldozers aro v; o r k i n g riround the clock by regular road-clearin" CITWS 'in an cf- for! to open up (he road to the They are living in a lumber cnmji. Sheik in Moscow wilh hand out MOSCOW (AP) rrimo Minislor Shoik Mujibur Uali- man of Bnngl.'desh tho Soviet Union today to seek aid for his fledgling nation from iu Ix-ncfactnrs in Ihe Kremlin. The Kremlin prepared a warm welcome for iu protege. Seen cind heard About town Unll Morrison saving ir.st >ear ,'it thi.s liino he cnuld worked in liis yard and lie this year too if he didn't mind digging doivn to it lii'a Tnilil proclaiming she was vuMrintf orlh.ojx-tiic tiail pol- D.'iiiMs Todd askirig if orthopedic u'.'ts fuir.cUihig you couJd cat.