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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, MareH 2, 1973 - THE IETHMIDOE HERAID - 17 "Western roundup Klondike Days show extended EDMONTON (CP) - Klon- \ district court to quash a resolu-dike Days has been extended to tion passed by city council Dec. 13 days this year from the 4, 1972, calling for reduction of regular 10 to accommodate the i the 45-memfoer, city fire depart* RCMP Musical Ride, the Ed- mont by eight employees. The monton Exhibition Association resolution was passed to curb said today. \ rising costs after the firemen Directors agreed to conduct won a basic wage increase of tho annual summer event July / 43.7 per cent in a 30-month con- 16-28 instead of starting July 19 as initially scheduled. J. L. Bailey, president of the Edmonton Exhibition Association which stages Klondike Days, said there is a possibility the 13-day format will be adopted' permanently after this year, * *  SELL POLICE COATS tract. ��  * NEWSPAPER CELEBRATES REGINA (CP)-The Leader-Post this week celebrated its 90th birthday. In 1882, the year the Canadian Pacific Railway came ; through, Nicholas Flood Davin J arrived and stayed to establish the first newspaper, The Re-WINNIPEG (CP) - The Win- ' gina Leader, in the community nipeg Police Commission has that had been known as Pile .decided to sell 100 of the buf- o' Bones, f ato coats that policemen once Davin made a name for him-wore on their winter rounds in /self ^ ^ exclusive Cel! interview with Louis Riel That would leave only 25 buf- and later become the chief spo-fate coats in the city's posses- i^man and first authentic par-sion and those would be kept i liamentary voice of prairie pro- those would be for historical purposes. The commission authorized the sale after Police Chief Norman Stewart said no policeman is using the shaggy coats.  * * FIREMEN LOSE BID RED DEER (CP) - An application by nine firefighters for protection against dismissal by city council was rejected by District Court Judge William Hadded of Edmonton. The nine men had applied to IETHBRIDGE ATHLETIC ASSN. Indies' Auxiliary GROCERY HAMPER WINNER GLORIA WIEIAND 3S09 Forestry Avenue test. * � � KILLER FACES GALLOWS VANCOUVER (CP) - The British Columbia Court of appeals dismissed the appeal of a roan sentenced to be handed April 10 for the murder of a jail guard. The five judges dismissed the appeal against conviction for capital murder by Gary McNa-mara, 20, of Orillia, Ont., who killed jail guard John Starchuk, 155, during a jail break at Alexis \ Creek, in the B.C. interior, last June 2. McNamara was charged jointly with Russell Borkowski, f 18, of Williams Lake, B.C., who I was found guilty of manslaughter. Labor bodies revolutionary potential under close study Child's best friend Is a rabbit named Bugs Bunny. Ky., and loving every minwte of it. Doing the hugging is Merril Harris of Louisvile, By KEVIN DOYBLE Canadian Press Staff Writer The revolutionary potential of European labor bodies is reported by informants to be under close study by a branch of Britain's Institute for Strategic Studies as well as by NATO groups. This doesn't mean that high authorities are worried that the black flag of anarchism is suddenly about to be unfurled on the restless continent. Nevertheless there have been indications that European governments are becoming increasingly aware of the anger of working groups, the unemployed, pensioners, jobless graduates and others unhappy with their living conditions and their future. Informants say the institute study was commissioned by the European Common Market. They say the studies are not of vital importance. But lingering concern with the subject may provide a basic explanation for a welter of social policies and proposals offered across Western Europe with rapidity and often with little apparent planning. HISTORICAL FACT Revolution has been a repetitive aspect of the European way of life from Charlemagne through Napoleon, to the anti-monarchist riots of 1948 and the rise of Hitler and Mussolini. A professor of political economy at the University of Heidelberg recently commented: "This awareness of revolution is having an inevitable effect on policies. Practically everything that is done by the men of power in Western Europe today can be explained as a general, unplanned fumbling for the best means of defence against 'them' - the workers, the poor, the immigrants, the conscious revolutionaries." Perhaps the most obvious ex- ample of policies where the Conservative government, elected in 1970 on a platform of allowing market forces to work freely, now has swung over to extensive interventionist programs to promote social welfare. But the same trend may have been operating when the heads of Common Market countries met in Paris last October. At that time they instructed the European community's bureaucrats to draw up a full "social policy for Europe" by the end of 1973 and stressed the importance of building a Common Market for the common man. AID LAGGING AREAS Regional policies to assist slo - growth areas have recently been given a new impetus and increased funds by the community and extensive programs for re-training and compensating those out of work are being enlarged. Perhaps most important is the gradual preparation by the community o f a policy which would allow for worker representation on the boards of direc- tors of companies, a system already in limited use in West Germany. There are many other similar examples reported daily. Joe Rogaly, political scientist and journalist with Britain's Financial Times newspaper, sums up the trend as well as seems possible at the moment: "The changes already brought about by a burgeoning consciousness of the possibility of revolution are irrevocable and ... are so extensive that there is a sense in which the revolution has already taken place,-although governments have yet to learn to keep ahead of events rather than two paces behind them.". Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY! COALHURST Approximately two miles west of Lethbridoe City limits adjacent to No. 3 Highway Up to 40 acres good building site with excellent view from highway. Suitable for store complex - motor court - cabins or motel. Power, gas ond water. J. I. McDERMOTT Phone 327-9093 MencuHY RETURNS TO EXHIBITION PAVILION FINANCING No Down Payment (On Approved Credit) No Payments Till May BUSTING OUT SHOP AT 75 H 150 NEW and USED CARS and TRUCKS - ALL MAKES - ALL MODELS Today thru Saturday-10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Daily Direct Line to Pavilion 327-0377 ;