Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 THE ItTHMlDOt HWAID Saturday, Moreh S, )97S News in brief Rose acquittal not appealed MONTREAL (CP) The Crown will not appeal Jacques Rose's acquittal on a charge of murdering Quebec labor minis- ter Pierre Laporle, Justice Min- ister Jerome Choquette said Friday. Mr. Coquette, speaking at a news conference, declined com- ment further but said normal judicial proceedings against Rose on other pending charges will continue. Jacques Rose was acquitted Feb. 22 on a charge of murder- ing Mr. Laporte. He was earlier acquitted on a charge of kid napping, but still faces charges of complicity after the fact in Mr. Laporte's abduction and de- taining the former cabinet'min- ister against liis will. Catholics offer UN evidence BUDGET PERCEISITAOB OISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES BY MAJOR SOURCE Other Oil and Gas Revenues BELFAST (AP) Roman Catholic civil rights leaders said today they will give evi- dence to the United Nations Commission for Human Rights that undercover British Army agents have killed unarmed ci- vilians in Belfast. They said their evidence Is part of a large tile on political discrimination that their Ameri- can lawyers will present this summer. Five die., 10 missing after high-rise BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, Va. CAP) "I saw the struts holding the two top floors begin to shake. Then the top floor fell into the next one and the build- ing began to split right down the middle." For 30 seconds or so, contin- ued workman Robert Taylor, Uw downward movement accelera- ted as 24 floors ot a concrete J. Percy Page dies in his sleep at 85 NORAD agreement renewed NORTH BAY, Out. (CP) Defence Minister James Rich- ardson said Friday the North American Air Defence Com- mand (NORAD) agreement be- tween Canada and the United States will be renewed under its present terms for only two or three years. After that terms are likely to change when tlie United States develops its airborne warning and control system He said it is too early to specu- late what those terms might be. NORAD was signed for a 10- year period in 1958 and renewed for five years in 1968. It expires May 12. The pie The above graph illust- rates how revenues will be divided in the Progressive Conservative government's budget presented Friday in the Alberta legislature. Seo story page Metal workers broadcast demands NAPLES, Italy (Reuler) About metal workers stormed the offices of the Ital- ian radio and television network Friday and forced it to broad- cast a radio item on their de- mands for a new work contract. The country's metal workers havei been agitating for four months for a new work contract and a series of stag- gered strikes has caused havoc in the steel and related indus- tries. Cattle pasture fee up 2 cents P.E.I, eliminating highway ads CHARLOTTETOWN (CP) The Prince Edward Island gov> crnment intends to eliminate all highway advertising in the province by 1975, Premier Alex Campbell said today. The premier said all advertis- ing could be concentrated in five information centres to bo MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 It) Ave. S. Pl.onn 328-8894 "Industrial and Owner Rentals" We a good tloclc of pumpi and welding equipment RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY established in various areas by the government. The first, would be built at Borden this summer and the others at a later date. Mr. Campbell said the gov- ernments objeclive was "to protect the rural beauty of the province from cluttering by highway advertising signs." Deaths CllTC plans work ethics hearing OTTAWA (CP) Cana- dian Radio-Television Commis- sion CRTC announced Friday that it mil hold a public hear- ing to discuss a controversial statement of working ethics drawn up by the Canadian As- sociation ol Broadcasters CAB and the Association of Cliiefs of Police. Tlie hearing will be held in Ottawa beginning April 10, the Commission announced. In (lie meantime, it said, "the commission expects that, hav- ing regard to their responsibil- ity under tha provisions of the Broadcasting Act, licensees will not take steps to imple- ment the statement distributed by CAB until the matter has been discussed at the public hearing and considered furth- er." The document, made public last month, was described by the CAB, an association of pri- vate broadcasters, as a set of OTTAWA (CP) Farmers and ranchers running cattle on community pastures will be charged an extra two cents a day per head, added to the cur- rent rate of six cents, under changes announced Friday in Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration grams. (PFRA) pro- The department of regional economic expansion, which oversees the federal PFRA, said in a statement that there also will be Increases in other sendees to the Prairie people who use community pas- tures. Breeding fees will go up to from and the charge for calves born after Aug. 1 ml' rise to from The pastures are government- owned land made available to Prairie cattlemen, particularly luring the summer montlis vhen ranchers and farmers let jrass grow on their own pas ures for use later as winter feed. Justice Minister Otto Lang, who made the announcement 'or the department, said there rias been no increase in pasture fees since the early 1960s. "We are naturally reluctant to increase the pasture fees since we wish to do all that we can to encourage development of the livestock industry in the Prairies. "However, PFRAs losses in operating the pastures were ap- proaching million a year and we cannot justify a subsidy oE that magnitude in the present demand situation when we are forced to turn away farmers seeking access to the pastures." EDMONTON (CP) A long and rewarding career in sports and politics ended early Friday when J. Percy Page, one of tha vorld's best-known basketball coaches and former lieutenant- jovernor of Alberta, died hi his sleep at 85. Dr. Page, who rode an ex- ercise bicycle five miles a day n his Edmonton high-rise apartment despite a stroke that affected his right side in 1969 was best known as coach of the world-famed Edmonton Grads women's basketball team. He coached them to 502 vie tories in 522 games between 1915 and 1940. Included wer tliree North American titles. Dr. by hi wife, Maude, and one daughter xlh oJ be bur ied here Monday. Alberta's eighth lieutenan governor. Dr. Page served from 1959 to 1965. He entered hospital in eader. Ho was defeated in the 959 Alberta election six month he was appointed lieuten ant-governor. In 1901, Dr. Page wa awarded an honorary doctor o aws degree by the Universit of Alberta. In the same year, h was made Knight of Grace o the Venerable Order of the Hos pital of St. John of Jerusalem. gh-rlse apartment under con- caved In .one by iday afternoon. By today the known death toll as five. Another 10 were miss- g and feared dead. There ere 31 injured. Taylor was not urt. What caused the collapse re- ams in doubt. State and fed- ral investigations are under ay. Rescue operations proceeded autiously as large chunks ot oncrete dangled precariously rom both sides of tha planned S-slorey building, among the highest in the Washington, D.C., letropolitan area. The build- ng, which was to include 64 ondominiutn apartments, was part of the Skylina Centre. An 80-foot-wide section of the milding collapsed, leaving oilier unfinished sections CD each side. January with complications of pneumonia. ENTERS POLITICS Dr. Page entered politics as an independent shortly alter the Grads disbanded. He repre- sented Edmonton West through four terms in the provincial leg- islature, 'the last two from 1952 to 1959 as Conservative house Israeli bomber request noted WASHINGTON raeli embassy sources said F day the White House has ove ruled defence and state depa ment opposition to a request Israeli Prime Minister Go! Meir for more United Stat fighter-bombers. Earlier reports had said M Meir, winding up a four-d visit to Washington, wants more Phantoms and Skyhawk Tories and New Democrats bid for higher pensions By THE CANADIAN PRESS Percy Page, 05, former lieutenant governor of Alberta and coach of the t a me d .Edmonton Grads women's basketball team. Providence, R.I. Professor Guido Nincheri, 85, winner o! four papal awards as the out- standing artist in the world. Diary of Lieut Col. G. A. French. Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. SATURDAY JULY 23th: Camped on the Souris and propose remaining a few days to rest horses and oxen and break up tram, taking with the main body only what is absolutely necessary. Shurtliff came in about 11 am and reported his arrival. He is camp- ed 10 miles west, at Weed End Depot, on Ihe Boundary Corrtm. Road and has been there !or several days, has only 6 horses for me, having sent some to Fort Garry to draw out provisions for his own party. Chapman and Nevitt have also arrived bringing letters. They left the iron hqiples behind, left one horse on (he road played out, not to be wondered at considering the thoughtless way they drove! In starting late and driving fast. SUNDAY, JULY 26th: Weather still very fine, the thermometer fell to 32 last night rising to 86 in the afternoon. Had church parade the senior officer of each persuasions. Much pleased to hear many of the men singing hymns in the afternoon and evening. Unfortunately the language of a great many of the men Is by no means scriptural. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.MP. march west with the help of a map? Our students are just com- pleting a map which shows each night's stop as well as points of interest mentioned in the dir.ry. Send 25c to N.W.M.P. Project, Hamilton Junior High, Lethbridge. guidelines and principles de- signed to create a smoother working relationship between the media and police agencies. But the guidelines drew loud criticism and expressions of fear from the press and other groups that journalistic free- dom was being threatened. POLICE DECIDE The guideline included statement that "because of in- vestigative and legal require- the police must have the right to make the decision on release of news for publica lion." As soon as it received a cop; of the document, on Feb. 1C the CETC cabled the assocla tion, cautioning individual radi stations not to implement th provisions of the document "un til consultation with the com mission has taken place." On Wednesday, the CAB ap- pealed to the CRTC to hold a public hearir.g into the docu- ment as soon as possible to per- mit "a discussion of the real purpose of the document and an explanation of ils uuckgrouiiu in an open, impartial and objec- tive forum." In ils announcement Friday, the CRTC described the issue as one "of fundamental impor- tance to all Canadians" and in- vited any interested party to send written submissions on is- sues raised hy the document. OTTAWA (CP) The name of the game in the Commons ''riday was bidding, as Conservatives and New Democrats vied to see who could call for he highest pensions for the elderly. Attendance In the 26) -seat House dropped to the usual end-of-week low as debate droned on over a government bill to raise old-age pensions to a month from the present At one point, the House held only 16 of the 109 Liberals, nine of the 107 Conservatives, three of the 31 New Democrats and three of the 15 Social Credit Wagner, the chief Conservative spokesman from Qu'e-jec, moved out far in advance of his party's official position as he called for pensions substantially greater than the offered by the government. In an interview outside the Commons, lie said he is thinking of a pension of about Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield, however, has said the rate proposed by the government is in line with the Conservative position during the election. A spokesman for Mr. Stanfield said after Mr. Wagner's speech that there are no plans to change the party line. Another! free at 11 SAIGON fReuler) North Vielnam and the Viet Cong will free 142 prisoners in Hanoi PoWs veekend About Communist prisoners will be exchanged for 75 south Vietnamese prisoners in the next nhase. WARNING GIVEN 'We had about two seconds warning a rumbling sound like Niagara said work- man Larry Rivers. "I ran for my lite. I looked back nnd saw four ot my buddies being cnished by concrete." Rivers was working In ha basement area. Most of tha rubble fell there and atop a two-storey contrete parking structure under construction. Officials estimated 55 men were working in those areas. Most of the dead and missing were among them. Marvin Dekelboum, executive vice-president of the developer, Charles E. Smith Co., estimated damage at milion. GENERA Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET I! I, Pre 50 41 the second phase of the release of prisoners of war agreed to in Paris with the United States. The Joint Military Commis- sion f.lMC) H the four parties to the peace accord was meet- big in Saigon today to work out final details of the next ez- changes. A U.S. spokesman announced a timetable for the releases in Hanoi. He said three C-14I Star- lifter jets will arrive hi Hanoi Sunday at about 2 a.m. EST. Alberta tourism gets big budget boost Riley McCormick Centra Village Mail Phone 328-5644 Also Congratulate The Students of Hamilton Junior High on Iheir retracing of this Trek of the RCMP We're UthbrTdge'i leading Weilern Store, featuring Iho tar-jail selection of Wcilern Wear and Snddlery in Southern EDMONTON (CP) Alter-' la's tourism budget will in- crease 198 per cent in 1973-74, figures in the provincial bud- get presented Friday nigiit re- veal. Funds allotted to tourism to- la! million compared with million forecast for last year. The main item responsible for the increase is the Alberta RCMP centennial planned for 100 years after the Moun- tios arrived in the province. The budget contains mil- lion for those celebrations and more funds will be made avail- able next year. About million, an increase of 73.5 per cent, is being made available to Travel Alberta, which is responsible for pro- moting the provincial tourism industry. Tourism also is given boosts in other parts of Uie budget The highways department plans more roadside campsites and the government has budgeted for an upgrading of all provin- cial parks. As well, parks policies call for provincial parks to be es- tablished in Calgaiy and F.d- nionton. The New Democrat policy iiat old-age pensions should be 150 a month was reiterated by irace Maclnnis ouver "We want and when we ;et that we'll want even more." Allan McKinnon oria) complained that further debate on the bill Is useless and t should be sent lo committee immediately. "I do not think there Is a soul in this House who intends to vole against this he de- clared. Another Conservative, how- ever, soon enlightened him. "I won't role for Ihe damn thing because I flunk it is an affront lo Ihe old people of this declared Peter lleilly Mr. Rellly said his mother, who is nearing pension age and began working after his father died, is "living in terror" be cause she will have to exist in the miserable pension proposed by the government. Ixithhrirjge Pinchcr Creak Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Victoria Penlicton..... Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg..... Toronto...... Ottawa...... Montreal 47 35 34 48 51 39 46 22 40 33 44 26 24 20 Quebec Chicago.........54 New York.......01 Miami.........74 Los Angeles......69 Las Vegas.......63 Phoenix.........74 Denver..........55 Rome..........45 32 Paris...........5fl 37 London..........54 46 Berlin 41 3S Amsterdam ......30 36 Brussels........48 38 Madrid.........-. 63 37 Moscow..........32 23 TJiicu, JNixoii plan meeting SAIGON (REUTER) Presi- dent Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam wilt meet Presi- dent Nixon in San Clementa April 2, the Saigon government said today. 1'jie topics for discussion are still under review, a spokesman said. Building better tomorrows together Millions of have feulll better tomorrows with Sun life of Canada. Lost year, Individuals and gioups purchased a record amount of new insurance from Sun life. Those people bought financial .security for better lorn for ihemstflvei and many others. Here's how. Sun Life the savings of Its polkyhofderi inlo a wide vorlofry of :ound, beneficial invest- ments. For example, poNcytiolder premiums Invested lt> end small enterprises encourage economic growth, help combat inflation and provide jobs. So, while Sun Ufa polkyholders build better personal tomorrows. Sun tlfa builds a better ti morrow for all. YEAR IN GRIEF 1972 New Life Insurance; Individual Group TolaF benefit payment OrvtcfenHi to Totol life msumruB jn December 31st Amis, 3 1r643 727.000 1971 1 ,000 75.onO 000 043000 515 71 ti Street S., Lethbridrre Phone 327-3452 OFCANADA The Tomorrow Builders FORECAST: Lelhurhlge Sunny todijr, winds and gusty, Wgln near 50, cloudy periods to- night, lows 2U-J5, sunny Suo- ilay, highs 40-15. Calgary-Medicine Hat Sun- ny today, higlis near 45, cloudy snorts tonight, tows 20-23, sun- s' Sunday, highs 35-40. Columbia Kootenay Today, cloudy mill sunny periods in .he koolenays areas. A few showers of rain or wet snow in Ihe Columbia area this aller- loon. Tonight, clear periods. Sunday, mostly sunny. Highs 30th days near 40 in the Col- umbia area and about 45 in tha Kootenays. Lows tonight In the twenties. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair today and tonight. Partly cloudy Sunday with a few show- ers over western mountains. Warming trend. Highs today 45 (o 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Sunday 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy and wanner to- day and tonight. Sunday mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs today and Sunday 43 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Multi-Unit Press DRILL TRANSPORT -_. Transport-14" or 15" Pins heavy duty wheels standard equip- diameter ment Bearings Hi" sealed Timlcen roller bearings Frame 2x3 rectangu- lar steel tubing Chains proof strength chain Mounting Brackets 3 xJxM" angle or 3x2x sleel tubing Hinge Brackets Ad- justable for any width drill GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Count Highway Phone 323-1741 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OK AMA Highway 2 north lo Edmon- ton, Highway 3 west lo Ihe B.C. border, Highway 3 east to Medicine Hal and all highways south of Lelhbridge arc bare and dry and in good winler driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is also in good driving condilion wilh some slippery sections. Banff Revelsloke Is mostly bare with occasional slippery sections. Banff Radium and Banff- Jasper highways are in good winter driving condition. Motorists ore reminded that snow tires or property filling chains arc mandatory when travelling in all national parks and on ski access roads. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Cou'tts 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 a.m. (o 6 p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C.; 24 hours; Porthill Rykcrtf 8 ,i.m lo midnight; Chief Mountain closed; ____1 Wildnorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.