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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuttday, March LETHBMIDOE HERALD- 3 Dateline Alberta ,000 award advocated EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Human Rights Commission Monday recommended an award of more than to Geneva MacKay in an action against Dominion Fruit Division of Westfair Foods Ltd. The action, heard by an inquiry board headed by Jer- ome Reyda, an Edmonton lawyer, was started by Mrs. MacKay after she was forced to retire at age 60 under the firm's policy in 1971. The company's male employees are retired at 65. Mr. Reyda, in a written report, said an employer was not a guarantor of employment and may retire employees without cause "at any time upon reasonable notice." Man will be deported EDMONTON (CP) Immigration authorities say a Hungarian man is not a refugee and therefore will be deported. Guyula Toro was ordered deported Feb. 7 after a special inquiry found he had entered Canada illegally. Because he is Hungarian, the case was referred to an inter departmental committee in Ottawa which found Mr. Toro did not qualify for special consideration, as a refugee, R. D. Wick, acting administrator for the immigration service here, said Monday. Insurance for farmers EDMONTON (CP) Government subsidized insurance against coyotes, wolves, lightning, floods or other "acts of God" may soon be available to Alberta farmers. Such insurance is a goal of GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......43 34 Pincher Creek 39 34 Medicine Hat 41 21 Edmonton 38 26 .02 Grande Prairie.. 39 10 .02 Banff........... 34' 30 .01 Calgary......... 42 28 Victoria........ 51 41 Penticton....... 52 43 .02 Prince Rupert 35 26 .35 Kamloops....... 52 34 Vancouver..... 49 ,39 .11 Saskatoon ......27, 9 Regina......... 28-6 Winnipeg....... 22 12 Toronto......... 56 34 1.26 Ottawa 48 33 1.53 Montreal 52 34 1.31 St. John's.......38 35 .18 Halifax......... 46 37 .03 Charlottetown 46 37 .27 Fredericton.....52 38 .26 Chicago 48 36 .64 New York...... 70 63 Miami 73 68 Los Angeles ___67 47 Las Vegas...... 56 35 Phoenix 68 40 Honolulu........ 85 71 Athens 54 39 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Today, mostly sunny, few snowflurries this afternoon, strong west winds. Highs near 40 Lows near zero. Light snow, occasional blowing snow tonight and Wednesday, winds shifting to brisk north late this evening. Highs Wednesday 15-20 above. Calgary Today, few snowshowers this morning with strong west winds, continuous snow with blowing and drifting snow late this afternoon with winds shifting to strong north. Highs 25-30. Lows near zero. Wednesday, mostly sunny except few snowflurries along the foothills, highs 15-20. Columbia, Kootenay Mostly cloudy today and Wednesday. Sunny periods in southern areas and snowflurries in the north. Highs the 30s. Lows tonight near 20. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Strong westerly winds with gusts over 60 MPH along east slopes of Rockies, continued gusty winds other areas today decreasing tonight. Scattered rain and snow showers mostly western mountains today. Increasing cloudiness with scattered rain and snow showers tonight. Turning much colder with snow and northerly winds spreading into the northern portions early Wednesday continuing into the southern portions by Wednesday night. Highs today 40 to 50. Lows tonight 20 to 30, except 10 to 20 extreme north. Highs Wednesday 20 to 30. West of Continental Divide Rain or snow showers today increasing tonight and Wednesday. Colder Wednesday. Highs today 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20s. Wednesday 30s. NEW GEHL STACK-ALL A big capacity haymaking system to build the stack and later to move the stack. Makes stacks from 6 to 12 tons. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couite AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. March 5, 1874. Highway 3 east, Lethbndge to Medicine Hat. mainly bare and dry. Highway 3 west. Lethbridge to Fort Macleod and B C. Boundary, bare dry with occasional slippery sections. Highway 4. Lethbndge to Coulfe. bare and dry. Highway 5, Lethbndge to Cardslon and Waterton, bare and dry. Highway 6, Pincher Creek to Waterton, bare and dry. Highway 2 north. Fort Macleod to Stavely. bare and dry witli occasional slippery sections. Calgary to Edmonton, driving lanes are generally bare. Passing lanes are snow covered. There is a light skiff of snow. Highway 2 sooth. Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carway, mainly bare and dry. Midwest legislators 6to keep heat on9 Washington U.S. group fears loss of Canadian oil By BRUCE LEVETT WASHINGTON (CP) Legislators from six midwestern states, disturbed at the prospect of losing barrels a day in imports of crude oil from Canada, Monday put together a loose organization to seek ways of lessening the impact in their area. Describing the problem as "devastating for our refi- Representative Bob Bergland (Dem. Minn.) agreed to form a group to "keep the heat on" federal United States officials scheduled to open oil talks with Canada later this month. Bergland, and others who attended the one-day emergency meeting of midwestern senators, congressmen and energy officials, expressed concern over reports that extension of the Edmonton-to-Sarnia, Ont., oil pipeline to Montreal by late 1975 would cut off northern U.S. states from barrels of oil currently delivered in this area each day. "This is going to be an enormous loss if it all comes at our Bergland said. The meeting was set up to include governors of the states Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Montana and Michigan. Because of a regional midwest meeting, however, no governors attended. Bergland said the problem is local in nature, but one that has to be tackled on a national level. His group would make certain U.S. delegates to the Ottawa meeting kept midwestern problems in mind. Asked how the U.S. could offset the potential loss of Cana- dian crude to northern U.S. refineries, Rufus Smith, deputy assistant secretary of state for Canadian affairs, said: "It seems to me we've got to look for alternative sources." William Simon, head of the Federal Energy Office, said that 15 per cent of the oil supply to the six states comes from Canada and added that "the intention of both countries is to co-ordinate any cutting of supply to the coming on stream of other U.S. energy sources." U.S. officials will take up the issue of orderly withdrawal of Canadian oil and "hope that we will be able to work out a transition that will be beneficial to both Simon added. He forecast a gradual reduction in worldwide oil prices and said Canadians had agreed to cut their export tax as the price fell. Smith said he would be "very much surprised" if Canada dropped its export tax altogether when it runs out at the erid of this month. He forecast that a new levy "of some sort" would be imposed. To the suggestion that there should be a huge investment from the U.S. Midwest to help develop the Alberta oil sands and encourage Canadian exports of oil from the sands to the Midwest, Smith said that in this regard Canada is unde- cided. "One of their concerns is that massive investment over a short period of time would distort the Canadian economy, driving up the Canadian dollar and therefore making Canadian products less competitive on the world markets." The U.S. has only begun to talk with Canadians about the oil sands, he said. the committee which administers the province's livestock disaster and predator loss indemnity program, Helmut Entrup, the committee's chairman, said in an interview Monday Canadian engine sale to Cuba stymied by U.S. Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time opening wl closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief MoTCus: Hosed. Gratis open 24 hoars; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p rn Kingsgate open 24 boors; Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.; Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass (Canada easterns boars moved one boor earlier Jan. when Montana went on daylight By JOHN HAY OTTAWA (CP) Inter- vention by the Crown-owned Canadian Commercial Corp. is being considered as one way of overcoming United States government opposition to a sale of Canadian locomotives to Cuba, official sources said Monday. Under one option being stud- ied, the corporation would buy the engines from MLW-Worth- ington Ltd. of Montreal and resell them to Cuba. That might get around the U.S. Trading with the Enemy Act which prohibits direct trade with Cuba by U.S. firms or their subsidiaries in Canada and other countries. A direct sale to Cuba by MLW has been stymied at least temporarily by the U.S. law. The U.S. state department so far has withheld permission requested Feb. 11 by Studebaker Worthington New Jersey exemption of the Cuba deal from the Trading with the Enemy Act. That application, supported by the Canadian government, is expected to be reviewed personally by State Secretary Henry Kissinger, once he returns from the Middle East. In the Commons meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp said Monday the latest application of the U.S. a sore point in relations with Hawkesworth appointed EDMONTON (CP) Dr. Earle K. Hawkesworth, Alberta's deputy education minister, has been appointed a member of the first board of directors of a new agency for instructional television it was announced Monday. Incorporated in 1973. the agency is a Canadian American organization established to "strengthen education through television and other technologies." It will develop program projects involving state and provincial agencies. The first co-operative program effort "Bread and Butterflies." is a 15-mihute color program in career development for nine to -12 year olds. It will be ready for classroom use this fall. The 16 member board is headed by C. Taylor Whittier, commissioner of education for Kansas Other Canadian board members are: T. Ranald Ide. of the Ontario Educational Communications Authority; and Jean M. Beachemin. Quebec associate deputy education minister. B.C. holiday in August VICTORIA