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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THt UTHBRIDGE HERALD - Tuesday, March T�, 1971 New party plans first public meet EDMONTON (CP) - The local branch of the Western Canada Parly is holding its first public meeting Wednesday. The meeting is to introduce the directors and executive of Lump-sum pay for hospitals is under study OTTAWA (CP) -The Ontario governments considering lump-sum payments to hospitals for emergency out-patient treatment, provincial Health Minister A. B. R. Lawrence said today. The minister was questioned by Premier William Davis and five cabinet members. In an interview later, Mr. Lawrence said some paper work might be eliminated if the government paid an agreed lump sum to a hospital for a certain number of patients treated in an emergency ward, rather than having to deal with a multiplicity of individual claims under the provincial medical care insurance program. the parry and to outline party policies, Gerry Beck, Alberta vice - president, said in a news release today. "We will elaborate on the fears of western Canadians with regard to the federal government laws and regulations concerning the economic growth of western Canada, including the continued trend of Franconization of Canada," the release said. The western Canada Party was formed earlier this year. It has held one closed national meeting, in Edmonton last month, to elect executive for the four western provinces. The party intends to nominate candidates to run in the next federal election. Other claims outlined in the news release to be presented at Wednesday's meeting are: -federal government waste of tax monies. -discriminatory laws affecting the west, including a protective tariff system favoring eastern manufacturers and industries. -the need to change present party structures to allow elected MPs a free vote and debate on all public issues in the house of Commons. FOR SALE 1968 G.M.C. CARRYALL IMMACULATE CONDITION  Pesitractlon Rear End  iftjgj  Power Steering * 3 Speed Auto. Transmission  Michelin Tire*  Radio  Rear Defrost  M,�"l f�r Towing Heavy loads PRICED FOR QUICK SALE phone 327-1056 Robert H. Denton II spent his 21st birtWay on death row in an Oklahoma prison. He hopes to spend bis 58th as mayor of Oklahoma's largest city. Denton, who was sentenced to die in 1934 for the slaying of a former wife's boy-friend, is one of eight candidates seeking the Oklahoma City mayor's post. His death sentence was commuted to life in prison. He was paroled in 1950 and officially pardoned in 1964. "I have time for one last service to my fellows," he says. "I'm gotag to just listen to everybody's troubles and help them if I can." And that philosophy sums up the simple platform Denton put together while serving 16 years in prison and later working as an insurance man, painter, taxi-cab driver and roofing contractor. A color shot of last week's Prazier - Ali fight here, taken by entertainer. Frank Sinatra, makes the cover of the current issue of Life magazine. Life also printed on the inside three other color photographs taken by Sinatra at ringside. Joe Fra-zier retained his world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad All.    Billionaire Howard Hughes, supposedly in seclusion in the Bahamas, has been lord over his own Caribbean island for 14 years. Word came to light recently that Hughes has leased Cay Sal, a tiny cluster of islands 30 miles north of Cuban ports since 1957 from the Bahamian government. Russell Horsbnrgh, reinstated as a minister of the United Church of Canada in January, says be is dying of cancer but he is not afraid of death even though he does not believe in an afterlife. "I confess that I'm not at all afraid of death," he said in an interview. "You see I've had so many crises in my life, like in Chatham where I lost my reputation, that it makes a physical ROBERT DENTON ... Ex-Killer In Race crisis seem not very hard at all." In the e a r I y 1960s, be was asked to resign his ministry after he was charged with contributing to juvenile delinquency. He was convicted in Chatham in 1964 and sentenced to one year in jail. The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the conviction twice but the Supreme Court of Canada declared a mistrial in 1967. At a new trial in Chatham in 1968, Mr. Horsbnrgh was acquitted. He had spent a total of 107 days in jail. Since then, he has been head of Youth Anonymous, an organization which tries to develop better communication between young people and their parents.  *  - Actress Glna Lollobrlgida has filed for divorce from Dr. Milko Skofic, a Yugoslav whom she married in 1949. < Miss Lollobrigida said in her suit that she is entitled to divorce for three reasons - her husband had obtained a divorce abroad, he had married again, and they had been separated for more than five years. These three provisions are all contained in Italy's divorce law approved in December. spMEB Prefinished Masonite Woodgrain PANELLING 4.29 4x8' sheets..................ea. ~ FIR PLYWOOD 4'x8'x'/i" GIS Factory Grade Per Sheet, only ........... 3.65 FIBERGLASS INSULATION 6-9� R-7, 2Vi" Thick (100 scj. ft.)......... roll w Pittsburgh Paints PITTSBURGH PAINTS EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINT Latex or Oil Base White only The Best Buy on the Market. 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Under a mandatory order requested in the suit, the companies would have the option of removing the existing polluting materials, or give the province $10 million to do the job. It is the first time the province has attempted to sue a company in relation to mercury pollution of provincial waterways. Attorney-General Allan Lawrence, who attended the news conference along with George Kerr, energy and resources minister, said the suit would be a test case before the Ontario Supreme Court. If the suit is successful, suits may be launched against other polluters. Mr. Davis said the government was forced into its decision by the failure of Dow to co-operate in resolving "all matters." Dow had indicated early last year that it was prepared to help those who suffered damage and to co-operate in other ways. But Mr. Kerr said the company informed the province last summer "they couldn't co-operate." The damage action also seeks an order to prevent the company from continuing "any process that would create further pollutioin." Mercury pollution was first discovered in the St Clair system a year ago and led to a federal ban on the export of fish from those waters. Since then, the federal and provincial governments have co-operated in establishing loan funds to help fishermen affected by the Ashing ban. DICK STYNER SI SIMPSONS-SEEARS Oil and Air Filter This Week Only! Multi Grade 10W30 Oil Use this oil for your first and every oil change you make. Allstate multi grade 10W30 oil meets all new car warranty specifications. Allstate is made by one of the mojor oil companies in Canada. It's identical to the best. 2 Gallon Can ........................ 3.79 Allstate Oil Filters Keep your car's oil clean and avoid costly damage. Change your oil filter regularly. Allstate oil filters meet all new car warranty specifications. We have sizes to fir most popular American made cars. 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