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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March News In brief Miner killed at Sparwood SPARWOOD, B.C. (CP) Guido Filituzzi. 48, cf Bellevue. was killed Thursday in an underground accident at the Kaiser Resources Ltd. coal mine in this town in southeastern Columbia. British Two other men were caught when a roof caved in, but escaped without injury. Solzhenitsyn books seized MOSCOW (AP) One day after Alexander Solzhenitsyn was exiled to the West, Soviet authorities ordered all the au- thor's works published in the Soviet Union removed from public libraries, Moscow liter- ary circles reported today, i the sources made available what they said was a copy of an order dated Feb 14 from the "main department of protection of state secrets in the press" and signed by a man named Romanov. Solzhenitsyn's latest works have been banned in the Soviet Union so the reported order covered only the novel One Day in the Life of Ivan published in four short stories, the last published in 1966. The literary sources fear the order may serve as a basis for seizing copies of Solzhenitsyn's works in private hands. Drug officer sentenced VANCOUVER (CP) Donald George Kinloch, a tormer RCMP drug squad sergeant, was sentenced to six vears in prison Friday for possessing and trafficking in narcotics. He was freed Friday on a surety pending an appeal after bail was approved. Games supporter irked EDMONTON (CP) The chairman of a group supporting a "yes" vote on next week's million city plebiscite on the 1978 Commonwealth Games financing plan stalked out of a public forum Friday night after a man in the audience accused him of lying. Lyle Roper, head of for the vvalked out of the meeting after the man. who appeared to be about 20-years -old, accused Mr. Roper of "lying through your teeth or you don't know what is good for this city." The man said the funds proposed for the games could be better spent on neighborhood recreation facilities, and questioned the centralized location of the facilities proposed by the games foundation and the city Notley wants gas price held EDMONTON (CP) Wholesale prices of all v petroleum products sold in Alberta should be regulated by the public utilities board, NDP leader Grant Notley said Friday. -It's not a radical proposal." he said outside the legislature after introducing a private member's bill calling for such action Bills introduced by private members have virtually no chance of being approved. Regulation by the board would be much more effective than reductions in the gasoline tax. Mr Notley said. A reduction in the 15-cents-a- gallon gasoline tax, which may be revealed in the 1974-75 budget, would only subsidize the wasteful use of gasoline, he said. Mine strike expensive I CHARLESTON, W.Va. A strike by coal miners in southern West Virginia cost the industry 3.7 million tons of production, says the West Virginia Coal Association. A coal association spokesman estimated direct losses at million salaries, worker benefits and state taxes. He said the strike, which began 2Vz weeks ago, resulted in a to revenue loss for coal companies., Meanwhile, about 85 per cent of the about miners who participated in the work stoppage were back in the pits by Friday evening, the ppokesman said. .Plane toll stands at 16 TEHRAN (AP) The death toll from a fire that broke out on board a Danish airliner as it taxied toward takeoff at Tehran airport stands at 16, says Iranian's civil aviation department. The department said 80 per- sons were rescued from the .plane in Friday's accident. But the Danish foreign 'ministry in Copenhagen said its embassy in Tehran reported 81 survivors among the 96 persons aboard. Medical officials said 47 persons were injured, some in critical condition with burns. The plane, a Caravelle, was carrying vacationers returning to Copenhagen from New Delhi after a two-week tour of the Far East. Portuguese army uneasy LISBON (AP) Portugal continued under military alert today as a group of young army officers circulated an underground paper protesting Portugal's treatment of its black African provinces Unconfirmed reports said some of the officers, said to number between 80 and 300, were arrested. But the country appeared calm and the government-controlled press reported a wave of Carpet Dirty? PHONE 32S-2t53 mr. steam The paper, signed by "a movement of called for a of a to Portugal's problems with native liberation movements in Angola. Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea. Deaths By Tin CANADIAN PRESS Taho, interior and defence minister in the government of overthrown Chilean president Salvador Aliende, (after allegedly) hanging himself in a military hospital. Rocky MOMI, N. C. Josh Home, 86, former publisher and owner of the Rocky Mount Telegram. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. PlNM COUXMMAU. Government witness relates cash record Braving the blizzard Air Canada employees picket in the cold at Saskatoon Munro hoping airline dispute soon settled By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Labour Minister John Munro told the commons Friday he had received "optimistic" reports that the dispute will be soon settled between Air Canada and its passenger agents. The agents walked out in several centres across-Canada Friday including Montreal where Air Canada has its headquarters. The walkout in Montreal and other centres, part of the rotating strikes that were started last Monday created some delays but no cancellations in Montreal. The agents were also out Friday at Halifax, SepHles. Vancouver, Victoria, Hamilton and Toronto. David Orlikow North) and Lincoln Alexander West) ques- tioned the labour minister re- garding the rotating strikes. Mr. Alexander said mediation did not appear to be bringing any, results. He urged the minister to consider looking personally into the matter. He also asked what special initiatives the department was taking with regard to the problems now existing at Charles de Gaulle airport in France. The Hamilton MP said there was friction there involving employees of Air Canada. Mr. Munro said mediation efforts are in process. "The report I received today (Friday) seemed quite optimistic that this dispute will be settled." Mr. Orlikow enquired if the labour minister was discussing their labour problems with senior officials of Air Canada. Mr. Orlikow said there ap- peared to be a need in Air Can- ada for a thorough examination and re- organization of the whole labour relations department in the company. He said some- vote unlikely9 EDMONTON (CP) -There is no thought being given in Alberta to conducting a vote among feed grain producers to see whether they wish to have the Canadian Wheat Board retain control of marketing, Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner said Friday. Dr. Horner was commenting, in a prepared statement, on a recent announcement that the Manitoba government would conduct such a vote among feed grain producers in that province. "Alberta's position continues to be that the province must be able to control the use of grains within the province for- processing and Dr. Horner said. board regulations provide an incentive for grains to be exported outside the province." Alberta needs from the wheat board the ability to better use "the grains produced within Alberta and we are prepared to do that either as an agent of the wheat board or by the agriculture minister said. He said a bill has been introduced in the legislature to repeal the Alberta Coarse Grain Marketing Control Act the bill which originally gave the wheat board the right to control "our coarse grains." Dr. Horner said Alberta has offered to become an agent of the wheat board and while the Alberta Grains Commission has been established f" some lime, it regulatory "However prepared t' necessary pr do the kind