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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 tHt 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, March t, 1971 Trudeau, bride end honeymoon ALTA LAKE, B.C. (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau and his 22-year-old bride Margaret were expected to return to Ottawa today, ending a three-day skiing honeymoon on picturesque Whistler Mountain in Garibaldi provincial park. The newlyweds spent less than three hours skiing Sunday before attending an afternoon Roman Catholic mass with about 20 other skiers in a small chapel at the foot of the moun- tain. The 51-year-old prime minis- ter and the former Margaret Sinclair, a daughter of former Liberal cabinet minister James Sinclair and Mrs. Sinclair, were married in a secret service early Thursday evening in North Vancouver. They drove to this small com- munity about 75 miles north of Vancouver following a reception and moved into the Sinclair family's condominium, a mod- ern two-storey structure in a de- Rose's mistrial motion lost MONTREAL (CP1 Paul Rose's third motion for mistral was rejected immediately today by Mr. Justice Marcel Nichols In Court of Queen's Bench. Mr. Justice Nichols is presid- ing at Rose's trial for non-capi- tal murder in the October kid- nap-slaying of Pierre Laporte, former Quebec labor minister. The trial resumed today after being adjourned last Thursday and Friday because of a late winter blizzard. velopment known as Whistler Alpine Village. The couple left their honey- moon residence only to ski and made no appearances at any of the three or four licensed lounges and pubs in the area. All had kept a table reserved just in case. The prime minister had sampled some of Whistler's night life during a 10-day holi- day here a year ago. Mr. Trudeau and his preily wife appeared happy and re- laxed as reporters gathered around them on each of their visits to the mountain Reporters had been discreet in not waiting around the Tni- deaus' residence and RCMP se- curity men posted nearby ha< little to do. The prime minister was askei Sunday about prospects for a federal election in the fall. "Not very he replied Tm going to be too busy mar ried." Mrs. Trudeau appeared to enjoy the questioning of her his answers. Asked whether publicity sur- rounding the honeymoon both- ered her, she replied: "No, not in the least." A rumor that the prime minis- ter had injured a leg spread fol- lowing the couple's first day on the slopes. Attendants at the base of the enclosed gondola had watched Mr. Tru- deau walk away limping, bxit it was all for the benefit of wait- ing reporters. When one asked whether he had hurt his leg, he laughed and said: "I gave you a story." He was in good spirits again Sunday. When asked to say something quotable, he smiled and said "fuddle duddle." Then the couple drove off in their green station wagon, back to the condominium. Majority of academic staff atVofC not LONDON 'BIRDS' PROTEST THEIR GUILD ED CAGES Group of women, part of 4000 feminists involved in the demonstration, march through London in o massive demonstration sponsored by the London-based Women'. Liberation Workshop. The demonstration was in .upport of demands for free abortions and contraceptive devices, equal pay, and free 24 hour nurseries. Students suggest seal herd area tourist-attraction site CAP AUX MEULES, of the teen-agers and a s (CP) A group of fell to their hips in the i from the United States visited a seal herd on drift ice in the freezing water while vis- iting a herd 35 miles northwest of St. Lawrence Sunday this Magdalen Islands' town 1 later suggested that the area turned into a tourist Cuneio, 17, of Sullivan, sanctuary for the Richard Mureno, 17, of t "I think tourists would N.Y., and Dick more money to the area 30, of the St. Louis 1 killing said Susane Democrat, fell through liner, 15, a Grade 9 ice almost simultaneously from the Long Island, N.Y. returning to a helicopter urb of petting seal pups. But Brian Davies, scrambled to safety and director of the quickly flown back to their Fund for Animal Welfare, the cost of operating the Lambert, an official of copters to bring tourists to U.S. organization which uses seals would be too high for capitals in its name, accom- private others of the group to He suggested the federal herd in an uneventual trip ernment could subsidize such Sunday. operation since the seals had as nuch esthetic value as the students agreed the hunt should be banned but at least galleries supported by Ottawa. The students were visiting the lerd at Mr. Davies' said they realized suh actions could mean economic hardship to some Canadian fish- during a trip promoted by Each described the hunt of Animals Inc. of cruel. Hartzell, 18, a Grade 11 Tug has freighter in VANCOUVER at a speed of about six spokesman for with prospects of some- Ltd. said Sunday officials better speed once they es- the tug Gibraltar Straits the 33- to 40-mp.h. winds tow the crippled Dutch arrived in Johnstone Strait, Antillian Star into Vancouver Island and harbor by Tuesday mainland. The vessel was reported Antillian Star and its half-way across Queen of 31 had been in Vancou- sound Sunday night with last week for cargo and re- than 350 miles to go to before leaving for further ver where repairs are at Port Alberni, B.C. for boilers which broke was outbound from Port Al- early Saturday, leaving the with a cargo of sulphur, adrift off the southern tip of and newsprint for Queen Charlotte and the Philippines when The freighter was being reported losing power. STROLL THROUGH WOODS Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and his bride Margaret stroll through woods Sunday near their condominium at Alfa. Lake, B.C., en route to Whistler Mountain ski slopes. Saturday night towards the rocky shoreline by 30-foot waves and 50 m.ph. winds when it sent out its distress signal. The small tug Westbridge II was forced by the storm and the 78-foot Gulf Jean picked up two nylon ropes from the An- tillian Star to tow her about six miles from the shore where the second rope snapped under stress. The first had broken closer to shore. The 131-foot Gibraltar Straits arrived early Sunday and used the last of 12 rockets for its tow-line launching gun to put a line aboard the freighter. The tug and its tow were re- ported heading south Sunday The captain said he would go to the Queen Charlottes anc make repairs but the vesse never made it. The boiler breakdown left the ship rolling heavily as the storm student at Roosevelt high school in St. Louis, said in an inter- view he realized the Canadian government could not end the tmnt immediately without filling the economic gap. "I still think it's wrong to kill said Hartzell. Only Canadian ships may hunt in the Gulf were a quota of seals has been set. Cana- dian ships may take another in international waters on the front. Norweigian ships are re- stricted to the front and have a quota of seals. Shore- based hunters who do not have to observe the official date are allowed seals in all areas. Mr. Davies, who began a campaign several years ago to have the hunt banned, said the quota should be no greater than He said a larger kill would decimate the herd. But Joseph Geraci of the zool- ogy department of the Univer- sity of Guelph, Ont, who has spent the last four years study- ing the nutrition of harp seals in the Gulf, said the quota was based on annual seal-population urveys and the kill was not in excess of the maximum sustain- able yield. The main portion of the gulf herd, which local fishermen said was the area's largest in several years, drifted to within 12 miles of land by late Sunday. SiO CRUELTY FOUND Dr. Geraci said a "very thor- ough investigation" in 1967 by nternationally known veteri- janan pathologists from five countries gathered conclusive evidence that no cruelty existed in the hunt. Miss Lambert said the f r i e n d s' organization, which pickets Canadian consular and airline offices in New York, hopes to interest the public in visiting the area to see the ani- mals. The trip by the four teena- gers would "perhaps impress the Canadian government into seriously considering making the area a sanctuary." Mis Lambert said the Wends were aware the Norwegians were "brutal, if not more so CALGARY than half the academic staff at the University of Calgary are Ca- nadian citizens, President Dr. A. W. R. Carrothers today told a public inquiry into non-Cana- dian influence in education. But for the last two years the percentage of Canadians has been increasing while re- cruitment of United States citi- zens reached its lowest point during the current term. Of the 880 academic staff at the university, 405 are Cana- dian, 196 Americans, 149 Brit- ish, 33 from India and Paki- stan with the remainder from 34 other countries. Dr. Carrothers said in deter- mining the cultural influence of foreign instructors, "the fact of citizenship is of limited value." Of more importance were country of birth, country of first degree and country of highest degree. Among staff with the rank of professor the highest paid and the most per cent of the 694 took their highest degree from a Ca- nadian institution while 45.9 per cent graduated from U.S. schools. Dr. Can-others was testifying at the opening day of the hear- ings which were scheduled last November by the provincial government to assess the im- pact of foreign instructors and teaching materials in post-sec- ondary education in the prov- ince. The seven-member commit- tee is chaired by Arnold Moir of Edmonton. GIVES REASON The reason for the high per- centage of foreign instructors was due mostly to the lack of adequate post graduate pro- grams at Canadian schools which caused a shortage of qualified academics, the diffi- culty new universities such as U of C had in attracting peo- ple of "outstanding ability" order lo associate themselves! with more prestigious institu- tions and colleagues, to earn higher salaries and to avail themselves of more abundant research funds and facilities." Others went to eastern Can- ada for the same reason. The movement was not en- tirely detrimental and now "a very large number of Cana- dians, in senior positions in C a n a dian universities, were given first quality graduate educations at the best Ameri- can universities." Lawyer chosen N.S. Tory leader at.30 a m Sat captain and the ease in recruiting in the U.S. All C a n a d i a n universities grew rapidly during the mid- 1960s at the urging of the Econ- omic Council of Canada and with the financial assistance of provincial and federal govern- ments, he said. The increase in demand for instructors "W a s not met by any corresponding increase in the supply of academic staff" but coincided with a surplus "ia other countries, particular- ly the U.S., the United King- dom and continental Europe." Shortages were most acute in the social sciences, humani- ties and biological sciences. "There has been a historical tendency for some high-quality Canadian academicians to mi- grate to the United States in HALIFAX (CP) John Bu- chanan, a Halifax lawyer who first entered politics four years ago, was elected on the second ballot at a convention here Sat- urday as the leader of the Nova Scoria Progressive Conservative party. Mr. Buchanan, 39, first elected to the provincial legisla- ture in 1967, won Saturday on the second ballot with 391 votes, 45 more than Gerald Doucet, a former education minister. A third candidate, Roland Thornhill, mayor of neighboring Dartmouth, announced he would support Mr. Buchanan after ending up third on the first bal- lot with 212 votes. Mr. Buchanan, the only Con- servative to hold a seat in the eight Halifax ridings when his party was defeated in an Octo- ber election, said he will be back in the legislature when the spring sitting resumes tonight. "It will be a big job to follow in the footsteps of Bob Etanfielc and Ike the new leader said. The convention was called in January after former premier .G I, Smith announced he wa resigning because of ill health He suffered a heart attack whil vacationing after the provincia election which saw the Conserv atives defeated after 14 years in office. Mr. Smith had been premier ince 1967 when he succeeded Robert Stanfield, who resigned o run successfully for the na- ional party leadership. Board says plane crash avoidable a WASHINGTON (AP) A fed- eral board said today the 31- death Wichita State University lootball disaster could have lecn avoided if the co-pilot of ;he chartered plane had realized only a minute sooner that he was1 flying into a dead-end can- yon. The National Transportation Safety Board made the finding in its official report on the Oct. 2 crash of the overweight pro- peller plane on the slopes of the Continental Divide west of Den- ver while the team was flying to Utah State. The board said the co-pilot, Ronald G. Skipper, 35, Okla- homa City, had decided to fly through the Rocky Mountains "purely for sightseeing pur- poses." But it said he presum- ably spent no time studying tha aerial charts he bought at a Denver stop. Weather and road report on ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge.......42 27 Canadian Coast Guard that he needed assistance, but there was no danger of damage to his vessel. However, by 8'35 p.m. Satur- day the rnayday distress signal went out, reporting the ship without power and unable t o make headway in heavy seas. It was then that the tugs were sent lo her aid. than the Canadians." She also discounted claims that killing methods were humane. "The mother seal suffers as baby seal suffers fear." The pups are killed by being struck on the head by a 30-inch club, its weight and size set by government regulations. Heart attack kills woman after crash CALGARY (CP) said Sunday that RCMP Margaret Watson, 58, of Calgary died of a heart attack after the car in which she was a passenger col- lied with a second vehicle m the city Saturday night, Mrs. Watson was a pas- senger in a car driven by her husband, Lloyd Alfred. The second car was driven by Bar- bara Badyk of Calgary. Pincher Creek Waterton..... Medicine Hat Sdmonton...... Grande Prairie Banff Calgary....... Victoria...... Penticton Prince Rupert Prince George Cranbrook Vancouver Saskatoon Regina....... Winnipeg....... 16 Toronto........ 35 Ottawa..........28 Montreal........32 St. John's i Hecklers disrupt Turner j speech at UBC lecture VANCOUVER (CP1 Jus-1 heckled and had a tomato lice Minister Jolui Turner said j thrown near him. A couple of Saturday night, after being i fights broke out in the crowd shouted" down at a Vancouver! Of (lie more than 200 in at- Instilute lecture at the Univer-1 tendance, only about 30 were sily of British Columbia, "I've j involved in the pre-arranged run into a lot of heckling but protest supporting persons ar- this is the first time I've ever; rested under the War Mea- h P e n prevented from speak- ing He sau! t to legislate against the kind of demonstration that disrupted the meeting. 'This is a ncrxssarv risk of free lie said. "I'm Act in Quebec. One of their chants was: "No free speech for the Quebecois, no free speech for Turner'' ANNOUNCEMENT The University of Lethbridge is current- ly planning course offerings for the 1971 Fall and 1972 Spring Night Class programs and the 1972 Summer Ses- sion. If you have in mind a course of particular interest, credit or non credit, that you would like to have offered at a centre near you please ask us for a schedule of potential course offer- ings. Every effort will be made to offer courses for which there is sufficient demand. 45 27 36 25 42 27 23 5 45 7 42 31 47 22 .01 33 .02 Halifax....... 32 28 Charlottetown 23 .15 Fredericlon..... 30 27 .14 Chicago 30 21 .05 New York.......46 32 .73 Maimi........80 51 Los Angeles ......70 48 Las Vegas.......62 37 Honolulu........79 70 Rome...........25 43 Paris 21 34 London ..........34 41 Berlin.......... 23 30 Amsterdam ......14 37 Madrid.........28 43 Stockholm 32 41 Tokyo.........30 46 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Calgary Today and Tues- day: Mainly sunny. Winds Vi20 and gusty. Lows 20-25 above, highs 35-45. Columbia, Kootenay Main- ly cloudy today. Tuesday: Mainly cloudy, becoming rain or wet snow in the Columbia district. Winds southerly. Highs today and Tuesday 35- 40. Lows tonight 25-30. only disappointed that the peo- j Rcfima (API Albert Bruce here rrmldn't hear the i L.KCrM MP for the speech sraiih-central Saskatchewan The minister had offered to inft Of Assmiboia, died in hos- any questions if the j pjtal Saturday after a brief ill- demonairatms would M him He was 58. speak but they refused. Funeral services will be held Bedlam prevailed as he was Tuesday in Weyburn, Sask. Please write not later than March 15th, MP dies 1971, to: i The Co-ordinator, Continuing EducotioR The University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta. The "A.C." Model 190XT 93.65 H.P. DIESEL TRACTOR fci Features: Easy Starting and Handling ic Rapid Acceleralion, Quick Response Sr Dependability, Top Quality Offers you 'Keep Going' Performance for S-boltom plowing 20' Discing 12-row Planling CONTACT; "GALE" HARRIS "DICK" ORSTEN "BERT" ERICKSEN GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUnS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3T65 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P.O. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT 9-00 A M TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2, Carway to Nan- ton, uierc are icy sections. Highway 3 cast, mostly bsrc and dry wilh a few icy sec- tions. Highway 3 west from Fort Maelcod to the B.C. border has icy sections. Highway 4, moslly bare nnd dry with icy sections around New Daxton. Highway 5, icy sections arotmd Welling. Mountain View to there are icy sec- tions Cicr1; to Water- ton, long icy sections. POUTS OJ< ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults: 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bcinita 9 a.m. to 0 p.m.; Kooscvillc, B.C. 9 a m. to 6 p.m., Kmgsgalc, B 21 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain Closed. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;