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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 1HE UTHBSIDGE HERALD Tuesday, March 13, 1973 News in brief Journalists bill introduced EDMONTON (CP) An op- position member's bill allow- ing journalists (o protect their sources was given first rending in the legislature Wed- nesday. The bill, introduced by Al- bert Ludwig (SC Calgary Mountain says journal- ists gathering and disseminat- ing news should not be "com- pcllable to disclose or produce to a court the source of his in- formation." Mr. Uidwig's bill says jour- nalists should not be required lo disclose the source ot their .published information lo any court, such as to judges, jus- tices of the peace, or officers of the law, to any group con- ducting investigations, or to aijyone conducting proceedings "within the legislative author- ity of tho Alberta legislature." Doctors warn Strikers BIRMINGHAM, England over a ?10 a-week twice what government anti-in- {Renter) Doctors warned to- day that a nationwide strike by hospital non-inedical staff was threatening permanent ill health and premature death to some patients. About ancillary work- ers such as cleaners, porters, cooks and laundry staff are out fiation measures permit. The hospital workers are just one of several unions on strike in defiance of (he government's tight curbs on pay and prices. Gasmen, train drivers, car pro- duction workers and civil ser- vants are nil engaged in indus- trial action of some sort Pollution case re-scheduled VALLEYF1ELD, Que. Quebec Water Board Act more than four months ago. The firm is liable to a maximum fine on each federa charge and maximum on each provincial charge. The firm, a subsidiary ol PPG Industries of Piitsburgh, is charged with depositing mer Tlie federal government's first prosecution of a major chemical firm for alleged mer- cury pollution was delayed for tile sixth time in court here Monday and re-scheduled for March 21. Standard Chemical Ltd., of Montreal was charged with 20 I cury in the St. Louis River, a violations of the federal Fish- 1 tributaiy of the St. Lawrence cries Act and two violations of 1 River. Shooting suspects arrested New housing program unveiled by government Tearful scene Amidst a sea of smiling mannequins stands on unimpressed Ronnie Slough, 19 months. The mannequins, covered with clolhes once graced windows and department displays at a Toledo, Ohio department, which closed last September, tost week they were being auctioned off along with, other fixtures and equipment from the store. End to controversy hoped WASHINGTON (AP) Tliree Washington men ware arrested Monday in connection with the shooting and rcbbery of Senator John C. Stcnnis, the FBI an- nounced. Acting Director L. Patrick Cray HI said the three will bs charged with violating the 1971 law making it a federal crime to attack a member of Con- gress. District of Columbia po- lice said the three will be charged ako with robbery and committing a crime while armed. Stennis, 71, and chairman of the Senate armed services com- mittee, was wounded twice dur- ing a holdup in front of his Northwest Washington home Jan. 30. May withdraw invitation RCMP sign decision made OTTAWA (CP) A new fed- ral housing scheme, designed o let low-Income and middle-in- ome families become next-door eighbors, was unveiled in the Commons Monday by Urban Af- airs Minister Ron Basford. He said the program will make possible a "desirable so- ial mix" of income groups ami orm ati alternative too large, !hctto-like public-housing devel- ipmeiits that have been built in the past. The program, open to, all hi- erest provinces, includes three main proposals: formation of a federal- provincial partnership to lease per cent of tltt units in sonic apartments and town houses and make them available on a subsidized basis to low-income 'amilies. requirement that 25 per cent ot the units in some lim- ited-dividend and non-profit ng projects be set aside for the same purpose. experiment to locate some middle-income families in public-hosing developments. Mr. Basford said the program will be implemented under the National Housing Act but re- fused to speculate on how much it Mill cost. Also in the Comons, Health Minister'Marc Lalonde said he hopes to make an announce- ment soon concerning victims of the drug thalidomide. About 70 Canadian children were horn with deformities in the e 1960s after their mothers tool the drug during pregnancy. About one-tldrd have been ompensated by the producers nd manufacturers of the drug Canada, Richardson-Merrill nc. and Frank W. Homer Ltd. The bulk of Commons time londay was taken up with a oclal Credit motion deploring he government record on unemployment. No vote was oken at the end of the one-day ebate. Gerard Laprise aid a climale of fear exists mong Canadian workers and only way to remove it is to dopt a guaranteed annual in- ome. FEAR OF NO JOBS Young workers entering the abor market fear they will not >e able to find jobs and those vith work fear they will lose heir jobs to automation, he aid. Manpower Minister Robert Andras said unemployment has declined since September and redicted the jobless rate would ;how a further drop when Sta- istics Canada figures for Feb- ruary were released today. The motion, debated on one of several sitting days set aside for opposition subjects, ap- peared to attract little en :husiasm from any parly, even the Social redit. At one point all 15 Social Credit MPs were missing from their seats and a other times attendance droppet close to the minimum of 2C members needed for a quorum. Meanwhile, the House unani mously passed a motion payin, tribute to Auditor-General Max well Henderson, scheduled t retire later this month. Mr. Henderson, the indepent ent watchdog on governmen OTTAWA (CP) After cau- tiously talking to provincial at; torneys-general, the govern- ment has decided that RCMP buildings will be designated by a sign saying Royal Canadian Mounted Police. RCMP cars will bear the initials RCMP. In French, the words will be Gendarmerie Roy ale du Canada, and the'initials GRP. This idea presumably will end a controversy that eruptx. in the West last year when it was planned to designate cars and buildings with the simple word OTTAWA. (CP) Gus Mitges urged the government Monday to with- draw an invitation to President Idi Amin of Uganda to attend the Commonwealth conference here in August. President Amin was respon- MODER'N INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. Phone 326-8896 "Industrial and Hame Owner Rentals" We have a good slock of pumps and welding equipment RENTAl IS YOUR BEST BUY sible for (he expulsion of about Asians from Uganda last year. About of them came to Canada, Mr. Mitges termed Mr. Amin's rule in Uganda "a psy- chopathic reign of terror." "Everything he believes in runs counter to everything that we in Canada hold in reverance. It is irresponsible of us not to register our condemnation of this revolting conduct on the part of a Commonwealth na- Mr, Mitges said. New, tougher stand taken with Indians HOMES COST MORE TORONTO (CP) House j prices in Toronto in January j and February jumped an aver- ago of more than com- I pared with a year earlier. Dy BILL KOVACH New York Times Service WOUNDED KNEE, S.D. Armed federal officers re-es- tablished roadblocks on all roads leading into this occupied village Monday afternoon, thus .gain sealing militan Indians inside the area they now pro- claim the independent Oglala Sioux nation. The move came only hours after both sides canceled a meeting in which it had been hoped the tensions generated by days of armed confrontation Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. French. Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. TUESDAY, JULY 4th: Tremendous thunderstorm between 12 and 1 a.m. Nearly all tents blown In great anxiety lest the horses should stampede. Fortunately had ordered in most of Ihem before storm broke over us. Two lots of the horses broke away but were stopped by the picquets. Marched at 7 a.m. Ascended the coteau about a.m. and halted at as our road was lo break off from the Boundary Comm. Road at this point. Sont MacLeod and 6 carts to Wood Mountain by this road (or pcmmican. We struck off in a N.N.W, direction. Making a road for ourselves over a very rouqh undulating country, descending the coteau, which we need not have ascended if the guide knew the country properly, Afternoon hot, which with bad roads played out several horses. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.M.P. 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 diary. Send 25c to N.W.M.P. Project, Hamiton Junior High Lethbririge, McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY tTD. Congratulate The Sludenls of Hamilton Junior High on Ihe retracing of this trek of ihe N.W.M.P. 614 3rd AVE. FREE DELIVERY Slaying suspect released MEDICINE HAT (CP) One of two men taken into custody by police following the death ol a 44-year-old woman Friday night was released Monday. Po'ice said the body of Ethe David, a former Ontario resi dent, was found Saturday morn rag in the Saratoga Park area of the city. Cause of the woman's death :ias not been established, but police said marks on the body tadicate the mother of three was assaulted. She died either late Friday or early Saturday. Mrs. David was a resident of Ihe Highway Mutbl in Medicine Hat at the lime of her death. Police said the second man, a Medicine Hat resident about V) years old, was taken into custody in Golden, B.C., and was being returned to Medicine Hat under RCMP escort. Po- lice said the man is a former Ontario resident. It was the third violent death in Medicine Hat in the last month. In the other incidents, a man has been charged willi non-capital murder in the death of his two-year-old son and another man faces a simi- lar charge in the death of his slop-son. could he cased. The action iemmed directly from Sim- day's gun battle in which nn agent was wounded rom the Indians' refusal to dis- mantle their own roadblocks. A new and tougher note was founded by Wayne Colbum chief of the federal mar shals' force who is the tactica riead of 300 armed federal offi cers here, when he told news men yesterday: "We're going to have to bo lot more hard-nosed abou this than we were before. W have gotten no reasonable re sponse from the Indian and have no reason now to ex r.ect any reasonable response. A.I.M. is the abbreviation fo American Indian Movement. Officials here repeated the: desire to avoid any conflict wit the insurgents, but they poin ed out that easing tire restri tions on 'h area had led on1 to an increase in the flow arms into the village. There were clear indication, that the federal officials belicv that because of the new and r ir.forced blockade, hunger cou force the insurgent Indians OL of Wounded Knee. ilice plus the RCMP crest. There were charges that beral government was at- mpting lo downgrade the >MP. The pre-election con- oversy became so strong that rime Minister Trudeau finally innounced that the plan had een dropped. Since then the RCMP has dis- ussed several alternative signs ith provincial atlorncys-gen- ral. The idea was to make that those -seeking the po- ce would know where to go. Solicitor-General Warren Al- mand announced in the Com- .ons Monday that new signs ave been agreed on and are in reduction. There would be ormal announcement some ime this week, He gave no details in the Joinmons when answering uestion from Gordon Towers who said a new RCMP building in his con tituency had no sign a I iresenl. However, it was learned out de the House that the ful name of the force will be spelled out on buildings and ini tials will be used on cars. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Derby, Yaz vinsky, 82, dancer and forme wallet master of the Balle Russc de Monte Carlo from 193i to 1M4. Minneapolis, Ken Kmitspn, 48, president of th American Lutheran Church, Jacob Kreutzfcld disease. pending, has feuded openly wilh the government in the last ew years, accusing it of at- cmpting to muzzle his effec- Iveness by denying him su- icient staff. security 'it opening of 'joinb hearing LONDON CReuter) Police :nountcd a heavy security oper- ation today for the court ap- pearance of 10 crsons from Northern Ireland charged with conspiring to set off explosions :hat led to one death and. more ihan 200 injuries in London last Thursday. Scores of police were on duly for the lunchtime court hearing, expected to be a brief and for- mal appearance. Tlie accused, aged from 18 to 29, include three women. Police said one was from New- Umabbey, County Antrim, and the other nine were from East Belfast, where most of the Northern Ireland capital's Calh- olics live. All wore detained when police pounced on a Belfasl-bound air- liner at Heathrow airport shortly before o car bombs went off outside the central criminal court and the army's main recruiting centre. The man who died suffered a heart attack after receiving a head injury. Indians begin sit-in SASKATOON (CP) A jroup of native people said Monday night they will continue o occupy the Indian and Metis friendship Centre here until all their demands are met. The sit-in started Sunday evening with about 50 Indians and Metis. They were joined by more people, including a few white sympathizers, Monday. At one tiriie about 100 people were occupying the centre. The number of protestors was about 50 Monday night. We mil not leave the cen- tre until our demands are met we will not leave oven if the police Ben Wuttun- ee, vice-president of the Native Youth Movement of Canada and a leader of its lO.OOO-memlxjr Saskatchewan branch, said in a telephone interview. Tha board accepted all de- mands except one for the elec- tion of a new board of directors. The group was demanding, in addition to an election, an in- vestigation into th centre's corstitution and staff hiring methods, equal representation on the board by Indians and Metis, and the provision for more sports and cultural activ- ities. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET PiflcJier Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Ponticlon "rinco George (amlcops Vancouver liskatoon tegina Vinnipeg L'oronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's talifax Dlucago New York Miami Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam Stockholm Moscow Tokyo Gov't won't establish inquiry into Craig case EDMONTOK (CP) Attorn-1 addicts. In January, 1972, he ey-General Merv became the centre of a civi Mercy flight moves baby EDMONTON (CP) A fiv month old baby is in "stab! conditiw, after- tc-- Ed monton from Y.T. The boy, suffering brain damage caused by an undis- closed illness, was flown miles on a Canadian Forces Hercules. His condition was de- scribed as serious. GAME COSTS SHAWTNIGAN, Que. (CP) Winter Games are always costly but taxpayers in this commun- ity may get enraged when they find out they will have to dish out for games that never took place. They had been can- I colled for political reasons. SPEAK OUT BIBLE DISCUSSIONS IETHBR1DGE SPORTS CENTRE 11 St. end 5 Ave. S. Room No. 1 p.m. Tues., March 13 Subject: "INFANT BAPTISM" ARE BABIES BORN IN SIN? Come and atk queitioni. EVtRYONE WEICOME Monday the government does not plan tx> follow the recom- mendations in the report of a civil liberties group which said justice was not done when a doctor's files were seized by police. tt icpsrt released by the Alberta Human Rights 6nd Civil Liberties Association investigating the case of Dr. Jc-lm David Craig of Edmonton, called for a royal commission inquiry o study human rights in the province. Jfr. Lcitch, however, lold the legislature he does not plan to establish any such inquiry. Replying to James Hender- son, Social Credit House lead- er, the minister said the main recommendations of the report will bo covered by government reviews already under way and by a commission expected to be establislicd in Iho months under the Individual liights Protection Act. He told the legislature later there was no indication of any motive" in the pros- ecution of Dr. Craig. n 40 40 51 33 40 37 39 51 40 33 42 43 33 46 44 53 45 48 40 ..'46 42 46 50 63 BO 63 52 60 55 ...45 41 ...37 45 1're ,5 .0; 42 32 34 39 34 30 54 X 27 I.etlibridge Medicine Hat Calgary Cloudy with sun- ny intervals and a cliance of ail afternoon snowflurry. Highs around 40. Lows in the 20s. Mostly sunny Wednes- day. Highs 40-15. Columbia Koolcnay Today: Mostly cloudy with a few show- ers of rain or wet snow. Wed- nesday: Mostly cloudy with oc- casional rain beginning in northern sections in the after- noon and spreading to the south in the evening. Highs today and Wednesday 40 to 45. Lows to- night 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sfockmen advisory southeast to- night and Wednesday heavy snow watch southeast Wednes- day. Scattered rain or snow northwest this afternoon other- wise cloudy v.ith lew showers today. Rain changing to snow mtli gusty northeast winds southeast portion tonight and elsewhere cloudy widely scattered rain or showers, Highs today 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Wednesday mostly 30s. West of Continental Divide Scattered rain or snow stov- ers today decreasing tonight and Wednesday. Highs today 35 (o 45. Lows tonight Os. Higlu Wednesday 30s. "If Dr. Craig feels different- ly, he is free to persue the proper Judicial process Mr. Leitch said. "We'll leave the matter as It Is." Dr. Craig, n British-born physician, operates a skid road rights controversy when polid seized his files and charged him with defrauding the Alber ta Health Care Insurance Com mission of 543. He was later charged will criminal negligence causin; four patients, three o whom be had treated for drug addiction. The fraud charges were nev- er persucd and a preliminary hearing threw out the crim- inal negligence- charges. Some critics of the case have said charges were laid merely to allow police access to files on drug users. The civil liberties report on Dr. Craig's case said there should be improvements in Ihe admin- istration of justice in tho prov- ince, particularly in tho way coroner's inquests into drug cases are carried out. Mr. Leitcli told (he legislature next few tllore is a for rcrorin Of the laws and court proceedures and "we have been doing con- siderable work in these areas." Nevertheless, he said, the Al- berta Coroner's Act is not "ar- chiac, outdated legislation" and Ihat Ontario recently passed a bill making their Coroner's Act simi'ar to Alberta's, The minister said the govern- ment is studying whether coroner's juries should make recommendations about the need for criminal or civil EDWARDS HEAVY DUTY CULTIVATOR MODEL C319 Reducible to 17' or extendable to 21' One hydraulic cylinder for rfepth control as well os fining wing lo trctni- poit poiilion Positive depth eorvtro! Designed to mount chain driven rod wceder at- tachment See our display at Ag-Expo '73' GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PHONE 328-1141 COUTTS HIGHWAY OFFICIAL AS OF A.iM. TODAY cnur.Tusv OF A.MA All highways in the IxMh- i Jasper highways have also been bridge district ore bare and dry j plowed and sanded, ami in good winter driving con- there are a few slippery scc- dition. i lions. Highway 1, Trans Canada 75 per cent loading rcstric- Highway, Calgary through lo lion has been placed on Iligh- Revelslokc has been plowed way 61 from the east junction and sanded and is in good win- of Highway 36 lo Foremost and ter driving condition. 1 mlb of Korcmcsl Banff-Radium and Banff- to Manyberries. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Colitis 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Honita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Uooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C.; 24 hours; for nirobnlirs and drug charges in case. Porthill Itykerts 8 j Wiitinorsc, v, a.m. l n.m lo midnight; 5 p.ui, Chief Mountain closed; ;