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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 tHt IETHBRIDGE HERALD Fiitfay, Martfi 10, 1972 roundup Backbenchers given more say in handling of government bills EDMONTON (CP) A mo-, tion which gives backbenchere mure responsibility in Ihe han- dling of government bills was approved in tho Alberta leg- ishittire Thursday night, but not Ix'fore the Social Credit opposi- tion cried The legislature was told that tl'.e rule change if aimed pri- marily at government mem- bers, which prompted Gordon Taylor In- dians at the Cold Lake Hc- pervc v.il] end thru1 five-month- fild sit-in at nn L'dmonlon of- fk'C! buiidiru; if the federal gov- ernment agrees In build a GOO school for their children, Chief Ralph Blackmail sakl to- tfay. They hsd oricinally re- Picture Bittte farmer clcclctl UFA official quested a million struc- ture. Children on the reserve northeast of Edmonton will end their boycott of chsses if the government agrees lo build the school, the chief said. Residents of the reserve withdrew their children from classes in September and start- j cd a sit-in at the Indian affairs office in Edmonton to protcsl what they called substandard Howling, was a natural one for the new Progressive Conserva- tive government which was unable to debute dozens of bills it introduced while in opposi- tion. Originally, Mr. Dowling's mo- tion limited debate to 20 min- utes each Thursday, one of two weekly private members' days. But tlie Iloiise imammously agreed to a n amendment by James Henderson (SC Wet- askiivin-Leduc) which in effect, raised the debate period to one SUPPORTED Don Hanson's plea for ranid expansion of driver edu- in Alberta high schools living conditions and inatlr- I received support in the legisla educational facilities the reserve. Bill Thomas, a regional di- rector of the Indian affairs de- partment, said he will relay the proposal to Ottav.-a for consid- eration. A decision could be ex- pected "in a few weeks." Tlie plan, worked out be- tween the Edmonton depart- dc.cgates from alljmcnt and the band council, is Alberta continued the for a six-classroom block for 41st annual meeting I grades one through six. i The band had originally re- replaces Clare quested a structure for grades power plant he set np io use residue conl from mines in hi.s constituency. Fly ash from the plant could be used In the manufacture of ce- ment and discharge water from tlie plant for a hot house indnslry. Mr. Anderson requested Im- provements In highways lead- ing Io British Columbia, the United States and provincial and national parks and for more Industry for Lcth- bridge. Medicine Hal Fort Macleod. In other business the House was told provincial government officials B-ilt go to Ottawa .Mon- day to discuss (lie federal gov- ernment's regional economic expansion program. Don Getty, minister of Inter- governmental affairs, and In- dustry Minister Fred Peacock ill represent the province. Mr. Getty said discussions will centre on the board con- cepts of the program, includ- ing the possibility of Alberta distributing regional economic expansion funds. Grant Kotley (NDP Spirit Rivcr-Fairview) asked if Mr. Getty was aware that Ottawa had indicated federal incentive grants will available only to large enterprises in the Lesser Slave Lake special development area in northern Alberta, which ncludes the Grande Prairie district m Record snowfall big flood threat CALGARY (CP) The rec- ord snowfall in the Rocky Mountains this year couid create spring floods, depending on the type of thaw. Donald Storr, a hydro-meter- oloRist with the weather office, said today if there is "one in- tense warm spell perhaps fol- lowed hy a few days of rain, there will lems." likely be hig prob- ASKS FOR HALT Debbie Mcleod, a 17-year-old student at McNaliy Composite High School in Edmonton asked at a public hearing into the lake Louise develop- ment project Thursday that it be slopped out of consider- ation for furore generations, Wirephoio) CALGARY A welt-known Picture Butle farmer, Howard H. ffarey was elected second ncc-pi'esident of United Farm- ers Albarta Limited UFA'S here, Mr. Ifaney Anderson of Barrhead in tlie onc through 12 for ihe 200 slu- posilion of second vice-pres- dents, ident. Mr. Anderson was re- elected director representing the co-operatives affiliated with the UFA. The beard of directors also elected a new first vice-pres-! j ident, E-.ven McDonald of Alix IO SCCK replacing Andrew F. Silver of Huxley, who resigned the vice- p.-esidency UFA after nearly 10-years in office. Mr. Slver ivill continue as director of L'FA district X. Other directors who were re- j Thompson B.C. seat cial aid for a rapeseed plant in the Peace River area and for rehabilitation of irrigation dis- tricts in southern Alberta. Opposition members, primar- Speaker (SC Little pressed for more infor mation on the irrigation pro- posals but were told only that negotiations are in progress elected were C. Eirne John- OTTAWA rCP) Robert Thompson lied Deer) an- nounccd Thursdav he will leek k tho Conservative nomination in Haney. Directors whose form ol office continues for another year include UFA president George Sayle of Sjx- smith, Mr. Silver. Phil E. Duby of Rainier, and Daniel C. Man- derson of Ryley, 40 persons drown TEHRAN, Iran (AP> At least 40 persons are feared to have drowned when a 10-ton truck in which they were trying to cross a swollen river swept away and overturned, Radio Iran reported Thursday. ORGAN RENTAL by nwnth W. I. 117-7514 Surrey-White Rock. Mr. Thompson, Social Credit [national leader before he I switched to the Conservatives in 1563, announced Dec. 11 that he would not run again in the Al- berta riding of Red Deer, and would move to B.C. and act as administrative rice-president of a religious liberal arts college in the Fraser Valley area. Ite said then he did not intend to involve himself in B.C. poli- tics, but disclosed Thursday he has agreed to let his name stand fur the Conservative nom- in Surrey-White Rock at tha request of the party riding association. The riding Is represented by New Democrat Barry Mather, v.-ho won in IS6.5 irifh votes, almost more than the Liberal candidate and more than more than the Con- ture Thursday, although some participants in the debate ex- preyed doubts about tho cost and value of the course. Mr. Hansen (PC Bonny- vine) said in support of Ills pri- vate member's mcition that it is easier to teach responsibility to young people. The older gen- j ily Ray oration was more set in its way and their habits were more dif- ficult to change. PROPERTY DAMAGE Surface land owners in Alber- i POLICY PAFEIl I.a aren't getting fair compen-! sa'ion for property damaged by natural resource develop- ment. Rusty Zander (PC Drayton Valley) told the House, i After mentioning a specific ease where a land owner got i about MO compensation for va- rious problems caused by plpe- 1 i n e construction, Mr. Zander called for the resignation of the right of entry' arbitration board, Mr. Zander spoke during the throne speech debate, Charlie Drain Creck-t'nwsncst) and John Anderson (SC hl> ridge Kast) used the debate to ask for government help with particular southern Alberta problems. -Mr. Drain suggested that a of opinions well as possible federal finan- at park hearing Former Taber resident dies TABER Theodore (Ted) Sundal of Lethbridge and for- merly of Taber, secretary-trea- surer of the Taber Irrigation District for 49 years, died nesday al the age of 83 years. He was bora at Lennox, South Dakota, and came to this coun- try to live at Taber in He st ved there until wlwn tie moved to Lethbridje. In addition to his T1D work, he was a charter member of the Taber Lions Chib. a life member of tlie Royal Canadian Legion, served on roirn council for several years and was choir director for Uje Knox United Church, Taber, for many years. He was involved in planning of the hospital in in the capacity of secretary. Jan. 25, 1B67, he received 8 life membership in the Taber Chamber of Commerce in rec- ognition o: his years of devoted A gradual warming with few chinooks would give more even melt. To dale, Banff has liad 165 inches of snow, far exceeding Ihe previous record of 134 set in 1915-10. Calgary has has 56.7 inches since last September, compar- ed with the average of 37.8 inches. A weather spokesman m Banff said the mountain run- off will not necessarily affeet the resort, 90 miles upstream from Calgary along the Bow River, but "Calgarians might have Io start swimming." service to tricl. the town and dis- Farmer tax appeal case is rejected OTTAWA (CP) Payments under the Prairie Grain Ad- vance Payments Act are taxa- ble in the year in which they are received, the tax review board has ruled. It rejected (lie appeal of Rob- ert Anderson, a Prairie fanner who received an advance pay- ment of in 1868 and wanted to count it as 1969 in- come. Mr, Anderson's province of residence was not named. Mr, Anderson, who received Hie payment Dec. 10, 1968, argued that many Prairie farm- ers regard the advance pay- ments as interest-free loans and farm periodicals describe them as such. CALGARY (CP) What: hearings was on an ecologist- doss the national parks act versus-skier level, really say? i Several skiers said the No one seemed to know for j Vi'hitehorn-Temple area near sure, but just about everyone I Lake Louise presented some of t had en cniiuoa Thuursday dur- the best skiing conditions in The Alberta government Is 'rS a public hearing into de-1 Canada as far as snow was con- working on a policy papa- on velopmenl at Lake Louise. Alia, cerned. municipal involvement in the' Opponents to the scheme i However, because of the lack re. I Quoted the Parks Act snd said of overnight accommodation in it meant the areas are to be the area few skiers came for preserved unimpaired and un- extended periods through the WeatJier and road report Minimum wage hearings set Grucuwalcl lold welfare system and will lease it during the current ses- sion of the legislature. The information was given to Lhe legislature by N'eil Craw- ford, minister of health and so- cial development. SUNRISE SATURDAY SUXSET EDMONTON (CP) government plans to The hold public hearings this year on tho province's minimum wage, Labor Minister Bert Hobol told I tho Alberta legislature. Mr. Ffohol Eaid in a question- period reply the minimum wage now is 51.55 an liour. It drops to SI.40 cents for stu- itenls under !8 years old, SI an hour for students over It! who K'orlc part-time and to 35 cents an hour for students under 18 who work part time, Dr. Ifohol was replying in lhe legislature to a question from Dick Gruenwald bridge (SC-Lctn- A report from Edmonton's commission board has recom- mends! that the city move out of handling welfare, except for the preventive variety, Erid turn it ovc-r to the City council will consider the report Monday. The province reirnryarses municipalities for 80 per cent o! their welfare costs. BUDGET OVERSPENT A committee studying Cznzdian influence ia Alberts universities, already his over- spent its budget by more than Vfi rait. A written answer tabled !r, the House said of teulled vj the end of February. The an- swer was in rep'v a ques-1" tion from Grant XoUey j'" Spirit Tne committee was budget by former cation Minister Robert after it was set up last by the previous Social Credit' government. I More than was spent for the work of two researchers on the commitlce which ,Iim Foster, the minister of ad-1 H changed for future generations. Supporters of Cie SX> mililon consolidation and redevelop- ment quoted the same section of the act and said the parks are for the use and benefit of the pc-op'.e, and question- ed whether ceve'.opme-'. was middle of the week. This meant poor economics for the current development re- sulting in poor facilities for staff and v.aitini! lines for tows. No: even-one agreed with the assertions o f excellent skiing and Kenneth Persson said there a ssying about the area. "I'.'s got M-irjth ba.se bu: ycxi'ii txtstr ou'. lor the SS- inch roek.s." berjefil, j.ierjt. subject to this i'.: and shall te ar.d ururripaired for the ment of fut'ire genereUor-s.''' LEGAL ACTIDN Several opponent? '.i'.i if pciks branch, tail- ed for a deve'.Ofirr.er.'. in 1K5, gives Ixiuise LW. d legal Calgary said the skiing a i ed by the I partially lo i'.'.tt'.: u1. since the virte are rierl- LclMiridge Pinoher Creek Medicine Hat Kdmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Penticton..... Prince George Kamloops Saskatoon Rtgina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax I, Pre 22 40 25 11 -5 .05 37 M 22 4-1 .45 32 22 .06 ...41 36 60 45 1.02 H 45 55 33 13 6 AS 25 40 4-2 29 E.VPHESS FEARS Ecologists ezprc-sed fears Ihst construction n( facilities for staff and overnight vi.s- i'sjrs, along those posing throjijh, v.c.'jld hive ad-.trsc e.'fecL-; on the area. Sac.ri der_uty be ir.corn- i paNok: with a park ires. Trey Fredericton j yorj; M'.Tasjan-C'.v.an, j Miami ___ frtn at the Angeles ..........'-as Vegas Phoeni.x ___ not j Honolulu Rome Paris Ixjndon __ Berlin Amsterdam. Moscow Stockholm 15 5 2t ia M 411 33 vanced education, expects will be ready by mid-April. The seven-member commit- tee is looking into the extent and effect of foreign influences in Alberta's post-s eeondary education system. ft scheme is illegal. This is obvious, he said, rjnrl why, "if something is so illegal, are we having a hearing on it at all." Albsrta Liberal Leader Rob Russell, t h e Environmental Association rj f Toron'o ami the Canadian Society of w, h to the isi'l there er.ojjh information available '--'.o'.'Kj of the area and were needtd. v.ouifj determine if all the three-stage pro- ject huilt or if ecol- '.-orr-iderations would re- a r.rr.rillw development. J. C. Russell of Edmon- ton f.ai'1 the cnrnrniUoo for an Ir.'lepeii'ient f.'srinda feels the (ievelopn. t, BO p c r cent by Irnpc-rial Oil Lid. whicli M li't per cent ov-ned by Stan- dan) Oil of part of the Canadian sellout. 7 -3 5 1 2 22 7 I 15 21 70 57 57 62 70 60 SS 39 FORECAST: I-elhliriclp- Saturday: Mainly 31 80 70 Bfi 84 63 57 45 37 4J 30 30 Today and sininy ox- ccpl for n few cloudy periods and brief In the mountains. Winds and occasionally gusty. Highs both days 45-50. Lows In Hie mid 30s, Medicine lint Today and Saturday: Mainly sunny. Wind; W15 and occasionally gusty. Higlis 40 45. Lows in Uio mid iO.i. Calgary Today: Mainly sunny. Winds this after- noon, lliglis 40 45. Lows 30-35. Saturday: Sunny. Higlis in Uio mid 40s. Columbia Periods of rain occasionally mixed with sr.ow at higher elevations. Tonight and Satur- day: Cloudy with a few clear periods. Higlis bcth days 38 to 45. Lows tonight 25 to 30, Mnnlana East ol Continen- tal Divide Today and Satur- day. Partly cloudy wiln gusty southwesterly winds along the cast slopes of the Rockies. Highs today GO to 70 west and south 40 to 50 nordieast. Lows tonight 20 to 35. Highs Satur- day 50 to 60 west and north 60 to 70 southeast. West of Continental Scattered showers today and tonight wiln gusty westerly winds (his afternoon. Partly cloudy and a liUlo cooler Satur- day a few snow showers in tlie higher mountains. Highs today 5.1 to 05. Lows tonight 5 to 35. Higlis Saturday 45 to 55. Ihe first .step on the' our parks are WEEK'S Slaff MINI-DRAW WINNER EVELYN FINIAY 11222-55 Street, Edmonton 100 OTHER LUCKY WINNERS RECEIVED CASH PRIZES A MINI-DRAW EVERY WEEK 'TIL AUG. 25TH GRAND PRIZE Sp'T. 16 USE THIS HANDY MAll ORDER COUPON sum irj MIHI niue oo urn ujl A now oc PUiMir i TICHII win (C THE YORK COFFEE SHOP YORK HOTEL-l3lh Street North Is now under tha new management of ROBERT WONG Open Daily 6 o.m.-2 a.m. except Sundayi "Th roar! t Wildlife and Fisheries Riolon-1 controlled and run for profile of isls also indicated they would i foreign corporations like to see the project tested in i Ihe courts. '-I'.JtlNOS j IJavirf director of the Ranff Centre but licrsonally, said the rjueslion of tho doveioprnerjt setlinf; a pre- I ctflcnt for oilier parts arel own-j i ership of the oeveiope-r red herrings. TJie question lo ask about Imperial Oil, he said, was whether it had been a uood cor- porate citizen and whether it was C'anadian managed lo But most of the action at the Pope makes gift GENEVA (API The Worl 1 Council of Churches announced Thursday it has received n gift from Pope Paul as a contrihution to the council's Faith and Order Commission. The commission's main task is I to promote church unity. VISIT OUR STALL MMWlM'MXMtoB JHMtlM M MdH M V STAMPEDE rimJRiTY SWEEPSTAKE I P.O. BOX 29M CAIMRY. AlBERTA T2P 2WJ I Enclosed ii my order, made oayaNe lo the STWAPtDC FUTURITY SWEEPSTAKE. I Of tmi swnmut n cot flew lorwzrd try return mal Sweepstake Tickets 2.SO each. I Name: SlimMde Futurih ___ Telephone: roiirxi'ij mrnr mcucut imn CUIKIS or J CENTRE VILLAGE MALL We Hove Tulips Narcissus Daffodils Potted Plants Shamrocks for St. Patrick's Day Open 9.30 o.m. Saturday! LethbricJge Association For The Mentally Retarded which the answers were yes. He reiterated the views of previous speakers when he said the development area has not been wilderness for mnny years with a railway and the Trans-Cfin.irla Highway run- ning through it and uncn-ordin- atcd development. The hearings, which were ex- tended lo three days because of the volume of submissions, conclude.? Saturday. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO EDWARDS HEAVY-DUTY CULTIVATOR 33' Model C433 with rod weeder attachment (optional) Big Rugged Cultivator for large Powerful Iraclorj Convertible to 31, 35 or 37 feot Maximum Clearance for Heavy Trash Conditions One Hydraulic Cylinder is uied for Control and lifting to Transport Position Contact Ken Dickson for n demonstration GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Phono 328-1141 Lelhbridge OFFICIAL AS OP A.M TODAY COITUTESY OF AMA AU highways In the Lcth- bridge district are mainly bare and in good winter condition. Highway 1, Trans Canr.da Highway, Calgary Banff is mainly bare and wet. Banff- Golden, received 1 inch of new snow and L-, very slippery, plowed and sanded. velrfohe, .1 inches of new snow, rnd Er.nrf-Rr.duim nrd highways are both closed. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cm ills U hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Dsl Bon'ta 9 .m. Io fi p ,B'C' 9 a'm' lo 6 p-m'; K'iflssate, K-C, It hou.., hill Rykerts B a.m. to midnight. Chief Mouatain closed. WUdhore, a a.m. to s p.ra, ;