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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LE1HIR1DGB HERALD Tueiday, March 6, 1973 A light-hearted Hinmnn 'budget? Purple free travel grants By GREG McINTYHE Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON In a light- hearted speech punctured by laughter Monday a 66-year-old former Social Credit provincial treasurer advised the Loughecd government not to lake itself too seriously. Ted Hinnian pointed to Don Getty, minister of federal and Intergovernmental affairs, who lad just minutes earlier report- ed praise the new government has received from various parts of (he country for its 1973-74 budget, and quipped: "How great they would have sounded had he had his head in an empty water lank." Mr. Himnan recalled that lie too had received praise as a cabinet minister, adding "I wou Id suggest that nobody take these tilings loo serious'y." He proposed some "imagina- tive improvements" to the bud- get: Permission lor "us old fel- lows to use purple gas in our Decentralization of the censhorship board and giving all MLAs free tickets to show- ings of restricted films "espec- ially us old Travel grants to MLAs to allow them "to sec how the rest of the world And a government-spon- sored expedition to search for the fountain of youlh. Pointing to increased support for the handicapped in the pro- vincial budget, Mr. Hinman said "The only encouragement in it is that if we finally de- cide to give up our pride and ncimit our growing mental de- fectivcness that there are plac- es that we can get free treat- ment." He poked fun at Increased spending to Agriculture Minis- ter Hugh Homer's department by relating a story about a vet- erinarian who thought he'd dis- covered a cure for aging in horses but the cure didn't work even after large doses were ap- plied and the horse had to be shot anyway. "I just hope that all Uiese remarkable attempts tlie min- ister is making to save the fam- ily farm and improve agricul- ture- won't In the end lead to the necessity to shoot the horse." NDP to support government in crucial Commons vote News in brief Rose trial date sei MONTREAL (CP) Trial date for Jacques Rose on two charges stemming from the Oc- tober, 1970, kidnap-slaying of Pierre Laporte was set Monday for April 2. However, the prosecution did not say which of the two detention or being an accessory after the fact-it will proceed with first. Rose was acquitted Feb. 22 on a charge of murdering Mr. Lap- orte. He was acquitted last De- cember of kidnapping the for- mer Quebec labor minister. A. week after his acquittal on the kidnap charge, Rose was charged with being an ac- cessory after the fact in assist- ins three men sought by police an'c'l with the forcible detention of Mr. Laporte. girl wins crown TORONTO (CP) Heather Forton, a 15-year-old brunette from Chromedey, Quo., was crowned Hiss Teen Canada Monday night in a nationally- televised pageant. Miss Fortroi, a Grade 10 stu- dent who topes to go to univer- sity and major in medicine, beat out 21 other contestants in the pageant televised on the CTV network. She succeeds last year's win- ner, Lori Rowe, 16, of Burnaby, E.G. Runner-up in Monday night's pageant was Debra Ann Combe of Burlington, Ont. Third place went lo Kolly Lou Green of Saskatoon. OTTAWA (CP) New Demo- cratic Leder David Lewis said today lus party will vole tonight against a Progressive Con- servative motion or non-con- fidence in the government. Calling the Conservative mo- tion "stupid Tory Hokery- Mr. Lewis said there was no doubt how the NDP would vote even before a morn- ing caucus meeting that made the formal decision. He denied that he is under any pressure from the 30 other New Democratic MPs because of his policy of supporting the minority Liberal government. He was asked why the caucus V.S. spy satellite launched CAPE KENNEDY, Fia. (AP) A spy satellite to gather dr.ta on Soviet and Chinese mil- itary developments was launch- meeting took more than an hour to decide to oppose the motion if such a decision was inevi- table and if there was no pres- sure. Mr. Lewis replied that "when people get together, tlwy have a lot of tilings to discuss." COVERED ONE TOPIC A New Democratic official, however, said the meeting dis- cussed only the question of whether to vote with the gov- ernment against the motion a p.m. EST tonight. He had indicated Monday that his party would oppose the mo- tion. The motion, notice of which was given Monday by Con- s e r v a t i v e Leader Rober Stanfield, calls for the defeat el the government on grounds thai its 1072 budget proposals of cor porate tax reductions and accel rted depreciation write-offs lus 1973 budget measures wil not deal adequately with eco omic problems facing the country. Mr. Lewis said the New )emocrats will not compromisi heir principles if they choose ti oppose it. PRINCIPLE ENDORSED He noted that the motion a tacks Finance Minister Johr ed by the United States Air Force early today. An Atlas-Agena rocket Wast- ed from Capo Kennedy about a.m. EST to propel the payload into space on its in telligence-gathering mission. ft was the second satellite launch of its type within three months. As usual, the air force placed a secrecy label on th firing and made no advance an nouncement. The satellites are reported t he capable of monitoring th deployment of missiles by Rus sia and China, of observing mis sile tests and troop movemenl and of providing instant warn- ng of an all-out attack on the United States. The satellite was expected to je positioned in a stationary or- jit about miles above the southwest Pacific Ocean. This is how it's done Canadian Army Jock Ross, of Ottawa, and Viet Cong camp commander Phom Ba watch another Viet Cong work on camp materials for the head- quarters at Due Co, South Vietnam. Ths camp miles southwest of Pleiku. in the Central highlands some 30 >-k TC-k 'I lu pi went Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. French. Officer Commanding N.W.M, Police 1874. TUESDAY 23th: Dividing stores and assorting them, drew out a number -of the wagons for Fort Ellis, Edmonton and Bow River. Most of the officers and men who had time visited the Roche Percee. There is a good vein of coal here, we tried some in the forge and it burned well, it has however more the appearance of lignite than true coal. Tire column was encamped on the banks of the Souris River, in a circular valley surrounded on almost side by a range of hilts some thirty to forty feet in height. Wood, water and grass were abundant, and coal also cou'd be gathered on the right bank of the river. The quality ot this coal was tested by our blacksmiths who used it during our stay there. Although this coal, on account of its friability, is not likely to be exported any great distance, it will neverthe- less be a great boon for the settlers in that region, where wood will soon be scarce. On our right, and about half a mile from the camp, Roche Percee, a pierced rock, as its name indicates. Seen from a distance, one would take it for a statue, whose arms rested on two adjacent supports. An isolated rock, in tha midst of a plain, will naturally attract the attention of a traveller, and in company with some of my comrades, T went to visit this one, which is covered with hieroglyphic charac- ters, indecipherable for us, but doubtlessly representing memorable events that once took place in that country. The third day after our arrival being a Sunday, and, as everybody is aware, the Sabbath Day being consecrated in the British Dominions lo rest and prayer, we that morning ordered to get ready for Church parade. This was the first divine service held since our departure from Duf- ferin. As the Mounted Police was composed of men belonging to different denominations, and there being no chaplain at- tached to the corps, I was wondering who wculd act in their sfead. But I soon heard that, under such circumstances, it was the duty of officers lo act in the place of ministers of the gospel. At ten o'clock a.m. as the six divisions stood ready for orders, Colonel French, who was an Episcopalian, called for the men that belonged to his denomination, and Roman Catholics, Methodists, and Presbyterians were called for, in like manner by officers of their respective creeds. Some denominations held their meetings on the hills, others in the valley. And it was a grand sight to see 300 men stand- Ing in the wilderness, several hundred miles from civilization, giving thanks, in different manners, and offering prayer to their Creator. Although several thousand miles separated us from cur friends in the other provinces, our thoughts and hearts were with theirs, and their prayers and ours were of like nature, and had in view our preservation and the success of the expedition. D'Ariigue, Six Years in the Canadian North-West (Toronto, 1882) power blackout recurrence i Turner's 1973 budget which th TOP already has endorsed i principle because of its tax cu' and pension increases. 'It would not be consistent we voted for this motion sim we've already voted for the 197 budget he said. NDP House Leader Stanle Knowles questioned whether II motion should even be allow since the budget already h been endorsed in principle b the House. 'You'd think the Tories coula ift a better effort than said in an interview. 'It's a ck motion designed to erobar- ss us. That's all." The motion will be debated on second ot 25 days allotted ch session for opposition par- es to air topics ot their own wice. On the first day Monday the onservatives attacked the 1973 personal income tax return arm, calling it confusing, par- ally illegal and difficult to fill ul. Student neeting banned ATHENS (AP) The Greek: government closed the Athens University Law School for a week today and banned a gen- eral student meeting scheduled "or today. Police and uniformed military police patrolled the area. An announcement late- Mon- day forbade the meeting a tew hours after the rector of the law school gave permission forthe rally Studenls are protesting a re- cent government decree draft- ing dissenting students into the army as well as other govern- ment restrictions on the univer- sities. In the last month, stu- dents have boycotted classes and examinations and clashed with police. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Agreement with Indians is expected WOUNDED KNEE, S.D. (AP) Federal officials are hopeful ________ that peace terms can he agreed Saskatoon upon today with Indians who in- rtegura vaded Wounded Knee a week Winnipeg go. But the militant tribesmen ay they want assurances of in- EDMONTON (CP1 gary Power is taking measures to prevent a recurrence of the blackout which hit parts of southwestern Alberta last week, company spokesmen said Monday. The measures include instal- lation of an electric heating system wiiich i 11 guard against icing on major power transmission lines. The blackout, ranging from 30 minutes to 72 hours in some areas, was caused by the knockout of two volt transmission lines by the weight of ice, and the break down of the third line because of overloading. The heating system was de- veloped by Ontario Hydro to guard transmission against ice storms, said Will Smith, Ed montcn .regional manager for Calgary Power. The dc icing system will be included on a transmission line between Lake Wabamun anc Edmonton. The company has n application before the ener- y resources cons e r v a tion ward to build the line. Riley McCormlck Centre Village Moll Phone 328-5644 fko Connraiu'ale The Students of Hamilton Junior High' on their retracing of this Trek of the RCMP Wo'rn Lcthbridge't leading Western Store, fealuring tfia lelcction of Western Wear and Saddlery in Southern Alberto. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" We have a good slask of pumps and equipment RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY New Zealand to oppose N-lests WELLINGTON, N.Z. (AP) New Zealand will go lo the In- ternational Court of Justice in The Hague, independent of Aus- Irblia, lo oppose further French nuclear tests in the Pacific Prime Minister Norman Kirk indicated today. It is thought the court cou1( hear the case next month. Bu France probably will refuse ti accept the court's jurisdiction. New Zealand is expected t. press for an interim order for bidding France from continuini the tests, since a permanent or drr could take years to obtain. Australia plans to base its protest on the health hazards o tests. Hut New Zealand wi base its eaje on United Nation resolutions condemning nuclea tests in the atmosphere. The prime minister said France ignored any order from the international court, Ne Zealand would have a free nan to send a naval frigate to th test area. TONIGHT 'LINEMEN" AT THE Last week's blackout cost the mpany said Gordon illigan, Calgary Power vice- esident. He said the black- t, affecting people in ,000 square miles, was the orst for the company in 20 cars and required 150 em- oyees, many working 48 IUTS, to restore service. erior department action on I Montreal ........35 ribal reforms before they st. John's........42 eave. Halifax..........43 II SO 47 50 37 35 40 41 43 52 33 49 48 26 44 36 Toronto..........37 Ottawa..........35 Frc Lcthuriilgc Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary...... Victoria...... Penticton..... Prince George Kami oops Vancouver 18 IB 21 10 18 13 23 37 29 23 32 33 25 33 34 30 27 17 20 In 24 45 51 38 78 73 67 52 60 40 65 43 63 30 Jobbery suspect DUTSSELDOHF (AP) -usnter Hainemann, 27, the ar iored-ear driver who made of vith million worth o marks, was relurned to Wes Germany today after Dutch an horilies agreed to a German extradition request. Police said bJs 37-year-o'd ac- complice remained in the Neth- erlands befause Dutch police said he tried to run down one of heir men when ths pair was 'ound near Den Heidcr last Thursday. Heinemann provided police with a map that they used Mon- day to losate most of the stolen money. It was hidden In a rot- ting stump near the German city of Moencheng, close to the Dutch border. Heinemann drove away with the money Feb. 26 while four other armored-car men ate breakfast in the basement of the state bank of Ducsseldorf. Police later found a note in his apartment saying he took Ihe money because the armored company had given him a dis- missal notice. Ralph Erickson, a special as- ctiarloltetowii .40 istant to the U.S. attorney-gen- Fredericton.......43 eral and top justice department Chicago..........49 official at the Pine Ridge Res- NBW York ervation, said late Monday he Miami was mildly optimistic that a LOS Angeles 'reasonable, satisfactory agree- will be reached. Phoenix Eriekson said he is dis- Rome appointed that none of the 200 Paris .............G3 45 Indians, most of them Oglala London 55 39 Sioux, who took over Wounded Knee Feb. 27, accepted his offer to depart unarmed Monday. "In light of the progress made in negotiations, the offer will be he said. The justice department prom- ised no mass arrests will be made pending action by a spe- cial federal grand jury. lerlin 50 39 37 losccw 34 14 tockholm........ 37 30 Tokyo ............50 30 PRECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Calgary Today and Wed- nesday: A few clouds. Highs Iiolh days in the IDs. Lows 15- 20. Columbia Kootenay Today Wednesday mainly sunny jxcept cloudy with a few snow- flurries in the Columbia district tliis morning. Highs 'both days 40 tto 45 except about 50 in the ivest Kooienay area. Lows to- night 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today except for scattered rain or snow extreme east. Increasing cloudiness to- night. Scattered showers south- west Wednesday. Highs today 40 to 55. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Wednesday 40s except 35 to 40 northeast. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today. Scattered showers mostly south tonight and Wednesday. Higlis both days 40s. Lows tonight 20s. 733 13th ST. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONIY! Deaths By THE CANADIAN A. Klinck, G9, retired teacher and editor of ;-1 the Canadian Modern Lan- guages Review. New ine Ni- cosia, 62, a founder of the Na- tional Society of Interior De- signers. Greenwich, Pcckham Noble, founder of Life Saver Corp. Final tribute paid Page EDMONTON (CP) Final tributes wrerc paid Monday to Dr. J. Percy Page, former lieutenant-governor of Alberta, who died Friday at the age of 85. "There was little or no slack in his Rev. Aubrey Ed- wcrthy said in his eulogy at funeral services. His career was described as one of "honor and distinction." Attending the funeral ot Rob- ertson-Wesley United Church were members of the Edmon- ton Grads women's basketball team that Dr. Page coached from 1915 to 1940 to 502 vic- tories in 522 games and three Olympics. Also at the funeral were Lt.- Gov. J. W. Grant MacEwan, Premier Peter Loughccd and Edmonton Mayor Ivor Dent. Gov. Gen. Roland Michener was represented by Col. Syd- ney E. Wood, honorary aide-de- camp. 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