Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 IETHBK1DOE HERAID Saturday, Moreh 17, 1973 News in brief NDP told draw new Bermuda mourns slain governor HAMILTON (Reuler) -Brit-! Bin's colony of Bermuda mourned Friday as Governor Sir Richard Sharpies, shot down by unknown assailants a week ago, was buried in an ancient island churchyard. Silent crowds lined the fu- oeral route as massed military bands led the cortege down the winding road from Government House, through Hamilton, to the Eoyal Navy Frigate HMS Strius. From there the frigate car- ried the bodies ot the governor and his aide, Cnpt. Hugh Sa- yers, shot with him, to St. George's harbor, 12 miles away. There the two were buried in the 400-year-old graveyard of tiny St. Peter's Church. Bacon at a pound? TORONTO (CP) you think meat prices are high, how would you like to pay a pound for sirloin and bacon? That's the average price the Meat Packers Council o! Can- ada estimates sirloin and bacon would have been last year if meat prices had increased as much as disposable income per capita since 1961. Football tackle arrested Twelve years ago sirloin and bacon were selling for 00 cents a pound. The estimates released by the packers council Friday showed that since 1961 the percentage increase in meat prices was not as high as those for postage, nawspapers, per capita dispos- able income and per capita in- come taxes. SALEM, Oliio (AF) Sher- iff's deputies and the Ohio state patrol arrested a man they identified as Pittsburgh Steel- ers1 defensive tackle Ernest Holmes after a manhunt near here Friday in which a helicop- ter pilot was shot and wounded. Mahoning County prosecutor Vincent Gilmartin said Holmes, 24, of Newton, Tex., would be charged Monday. He said the specific charges had not been determined. Fisli poEute Camrose wa'ter EDMONTON (CP) Dead fish are polluting D r i m e a k Lake which supplies water for the city of Camrose about 40 miles southeast of Edmonton, the legislature was told Friday. Allan Warrack, minister of lands and forests, said in re- sponse to a question by Gordon Stromberg that his department will work with departments of environment and agriculture to make sure the problem is cleaned up quickly. Mr. Warrack said it is pos- sible farmers would be allowed to clean up the fish. QUEBEC (CP) The New Democratic Parly caucus in the Commons and Uie three NDP governments in Western Can- ada must work toward con- stitutional reform if Quebec separatism is to be checked, says Raymond Laliberte, out- going leader ot the party's Que- bec wing. Mr. Laliberlo told Uie Quebec VDP's bienniel convention Fri- day night that the federal caucus, "especially in the posi- tion of strength" it enjoys in the minority Parliament, should be working lo implement a res- olution passed by the party's federal council in 1971 calling for a constituent assembly to draw up a new Canadian con- stitution. Federal leader David Lewis, who attended the weekend con- vention Friday night, was coDl to the idea, however, "I think tiiat perhaps Mr. Laliberte did not consider suf- ficiently quite what he was say- ing when he was suggesting that we should push this prob- lem in the present he said in an interview. "In a divided minority Parlia- ment, to raise the most con- tentious issue in Canada is not the way of making Parliament But Mr. Lewis said he agreed that "to avoid separatism in Quebec is a task not only for Andras ducked responsibility? Cantankerous opposition ruffles two ministers By DAVE BLAIKIE OTTAWA (CP) The opposi- tion seemed a bit more cantan- kerous than usual in the Com- mons Friday, giving two minis- ters a rough time and defeating the government on vote. Opposition Leader a minor Robert Stanfield fired the opening shot when he accused Manpower Minister Robert Andras of ducking ministerial responsi- bility by blaming his deputy minister for a controversial di- Oanada manpower unemployment Insurance. Later in the day, debate re- sumed on second reading of Ur- ban Affairs Minister Eon Bas- ford's housing bill, wlu'ch is de- signed to make home-ownership easier for low-income families, fight rising land costs, help re- store urban neighborhoods and promote community planning and housing research. SEES ONLY TOKENISM Jolm Gilbert Toronto rective to centres. Broadview) spouted a said the minister lot of "housing Prime Minister Trudeau said all ministers bear responsibility for the actions of their staff members and Mr. Andras had given him no indication of try- ing to escape blarn.3. Ministerial responsibility is also shared by Uw government, he added. The directive, dated March 0 and signed by deputy man- power minister Jacques Des- Roches, was withdrawn Thurs- day by Mr. Andras and re- placed with a clarifying memo. Tim original, 'which Mr. An- dras said from a mis- understanding between himsell and his deputy, Instructed man- power officers to give job-place- ment priority to recipients of 'Interests' may be revealed VICTORIA (CP) Atlorney- General Alex Macdonald in- troduced a bill Friday which would require all "public offi- cials" who are elected or ap- pointed to reveal their financial interests twice a year. An official will have to say in Deaths Herbert Corri- gan, 69, a lawyer and president of World Literacy Canada, a worldwide organization provid- ing education facilities in under- developed nations, while on va- cation in Mexico. St. Louis, Hath- the month after he assumes of- fice and each January and July following, any interest he or his wife or chil- dren under in a trade, business, profession or enter- prise in British Columbia. away 73, emeritus pro- fessor of applied mathematics at Harvard University and a jioneer in computer develop- ment. Larry McMahon, 42, me of Northern Ireland's lead- ing bookmakers, in a bomb at- MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st S. Phone 323-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" Wfl have a good stock of pumps and welding equipment RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY tack on his house. New Sylvia the Quebecois, it's a task for all of Canada.' Mr. Laliberte was clear in an interview later in saying English-Canada has a choice: Either it works out a new constitution quickly within the framework of Canada or it faces having to work out a new constitution between Canada and a Quebec which has declared itself L, A little bit o' the Irish John Ferguson, Toronto's own leprechaun, took more than his share of a huge cake at a St. Patrick's Day preview in Nathan Phillips Square Friday. A 300-pound cake colored green, naturally was prepared by 17 master bakers for ihe occasion. Today is the day for the wearin' of the green. M unveiled CALGARY (CP) Transport minister Jean Marchand ventured into the West Friday for the first time since the Oct. airport plan in Calgary Northwest Territories for Mr. that construction in Ihe new Marchand. He will visit Vel- Calgary terminal will begin this lowknife and Inuvik in the summer and should be cont-Norlhwest Territories Saturday ple'ed early in 1976. It will be Sullivan, wife of television personality and columnist Ed Sullivan, of a heart ailment. Edmonlon Leslie H, S. Rowbptham, former Alberta superintendent of the Prairie Farm Assistance Act died Fri federal election to unveil plans for the new ter- minal at Calgary International Airport. Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes and local aldermen indicated that they are satisfied with the design and the four-phase plan outlined by Mr. Marchand. The minister described the proposal as "unique." The overnight stop at Calgary was (he first leg in a three-day rann UHAI EII- day at the age of 85. A native throllSi> Alberta and and return to Ottawa Sunday. The minister said in an inter- view that one of the major rea- sons for the tour is to acquaint him with air facilities in the West and North. Mr. Marchand became transport minister last November. After outlining the airport plans at a news conference, he attended a private dinner with friends, among them top Lib- eral party officials in Alberta, Mr. Marchand told reporters of' Oldham, Lancashire, Eng- land, Mr. Rowbotham came to Canada in 1905 and lour years later started a homestead at Lemsford in southern Saskat- chewan. Ottawa heats able to handle two million pas- sengers annually. He said the government in- tends to enlarge the terminal in 1980. A transport department offi- cial estimated total cost of the airport when completed could reach million. Trains halt ui Japan PoW sal on The Stool' 20 days CLARK AIR BASE, Philip- pines (AP) The .United Slates >Iavy pilot sat on "The Stool" for 20 days. Whenever he tried to sleep for a minule, a guard woke him up hitting him under the nose, lie couldn't even get up to re- lieve himself. H i s Communist captors wanted an anti-war statement which some other prisoners of war had given willingly. He had refused. He broke the 21st day, telling the Communists he would do anything they wanted. To get statements or just as punishment, other PoWs were forced to kneel on concrete floors for days or were hit with rubber hoses. "You'd shoot your own mother if they wanted you to" after such b.titality, a senior air force colonel said. He said almost every PoW broke under the torture and gave the Com- munists what they wanted. Some died during the ordeal or shortly afierwards. The descriptions of torture were leaked hy sources who talked lo the men. Illness was often ignored in the camps. When they were hokery-pokery" in defence of the bill but its provisions, par- ticularly for low-income fami- lies, are merely token gestures. Don Blenkarn South) called tho bill "a band- aid approach from a band-ait minister of a band-aid govern- ment." Meanwhile, Ihe Social Credil party refused to endorse a pro posal by other parties to push old-age pension and war velcr- ans allowance increases through third reading withou debate. SCHEDULED APRIL 1 The final kick in the pants tor the government came when i was defeated 55 to 53 on a recorded vote arising from a procedural wrangle. The out come had no bearing on it. right to continue in office. >rank Howard Skeena) set up the situation by moving that the House switch" rom a motion on the proposed xpansion of an airport near lamilton, Ont., to another deal- ng with aboriginal rights, a ubject he has raised repeat- idly. A voice vote was declared ost but the New Democrats de- iianded a recorded vote, jolting jarty whips out of their end-of- he-week lethargy and sending hem running to round up raem- lers. Division hells clanged for 30 minutes before the last avail- able members straggled in and he vote was taken. Social Credit members voted with the Liberals against the Howard motion, Conservatives joined the NDP to support it. New bonds announced OTTAWA (CP) Details of a new issue of government non- callable bond totalling million will be released Mon- day, the finance department said Friday. The offering will include two maturities with terms of SO months and four years. They will be dated April 1 for deliv- ery April 2 without payment of accrued interest. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET TOKYO (Renter) A half- day strike by Japanese National LctlihriUge Medicine Hat-., Pinclier Creek Edmonton.......40 Grande Prairie 42 Calgary......... 55 Banff Victoria Penticton..... Prince George Kamlcops Vancouver Saskatoon..... Regina....... Winnipeg..... Toronto......... 48 Ottawa ..........43 Montreal........48 Quebec ..........41 Chicago .........43 New York.......66 Miami..........84 H L Prc 62 35 61 33 58 33 27 10 .06 32 30 .00 30 27 14 2o Berlin..........46 Amsterdam ......43 ladrid ..........52 Moscow.........28 Stockholm...... .46 Tokyo...........W 40 50 56 42 63 48 42 51 32 .12 29 .05 treated, it was only after weeks or months. 'The penicillin was never Railways engineers paralysed given when it could really help services throughout the country today, causing hundreds of you, said one PoW. trams to be can-elled and stopping scores (Ai'J me vici Cong pledged today that the sale expresses for ours. National police mobilized men across the country group of United Stales war prisoners would be freed by Ihe ceasefire agreement's March 28 deadline and challenged Presi- with possible Nixon's remarks about (CP) The fed- meat and poultry products ex-eral government has an- cept when these are kept but no serious incidents were Communist infiltration of South Vietnam as groundless. r- Eivfa stiffer regulations lor tlier very hot or very cold, roasted or broiled said in an and poultry products to Housewives should be try to protect the public aware that if they buy barbe-agairtst food poisoning. cued chickens or cold pipeline Diary of Lieut Col. G. A. French. Ofiicer passed hy the roasts or barbecued spare-cabinet and published in the ribs, to name just a few, that Canada Gazette, released Fri- these must be kept either little call for persons selling ths refrigerator or the oven, SATURDAY, AUGUST products to ensure that Leaving these sit on BOB months to help those In the Started at Descended Dirl Hills and made for gap in Pile Mtns. Road hilly, halted wlum 12 miles out. Fortunalely struck nn old (rail or the guide would have brought us altogether out of our way. When 7 or 8 miles from our noon halt ascended a- high hill and lo my great delight saw the Old Wives Lakes about 10 mites west. There being no water and tomorrow being Sunday, I determined to push on lo the Lake. Struck a small lake which proved to be salt, had to have been stored prop- kitchen table for a few hours erly-cither at temperatures can ]Cad to a nastv bout of Mow '10 degrees or above HO food poisoning even if tha degrees. meat fine it icft the As well, they must carry a store. label on Ihe package advising However, it is particularly the shipper that these storage In the stores that the food poi-temperatures must be main- soning organisms can get (CP) Transport Minister Jean Marchond said Friday he doubts a federal decision en uslcg Uie Mackenzie River Valley route for an oil pipeline would have much impact on United States moves to transport Alaskan Congress fighting for the Canadian route. The Issus will decided in Congress despite President Nixon's preference tor the tanker route, he said Mr. Marchand said the U.S. will want a guarantee that its oil on two more miles. Camped on southern extremity cf minister said in an from Alaska would not Many of the wagons not in till 10 or il o'clock and some did not arrive until the next morning. SUNDAY, AUGUST 9th: Enjoying our day of rest, men battling, washing, etc. The feed for horses Is very bad, and the water is slightly brackish, just enough to purge some of the weaker deputy minister in charge they are buying such items of the health protection from dealers they can trust, branch, said the regulations Poultry is particularly sus-wcre aimed primarily at bar- ceptiblc, because the organ-becued chickens sold in super- ism? can be transferred to the markets and delicatessens. birds after they have been The organisms that cause cooked during the handling in food poisoning grow rapidly in the while flying here from Ottawa that a major U.S. consideration is security of the oil route and a rush decision by the federal government lo go ahead with an oil pipeline or a combined rail-and-pipeline system was not likely to have much influence on the cut off In time of war. He said his department is In terested in proposals for a rail-pipeline system along the Mack enae river valley. That route is more attractive to the federa government than B.C. Premici David Barrett's recent proposa for a route through the Yukor Wo offer our Marchand arrived B.C. evening for a Marchand said ths Bar To the Sludents to B.C. but for the coun Hamilton Junior FOR Anderson, leader of the British Columbia Liberal the oUier route is mnc more interesting." on the retracing of thij trek of Ihe N.W.M.P. SPECIALIZING IN THE FITTING OF in FERNIE, recently in Ottawa that the critical point is rapidly approaching in deciding said Uie Barrett pla would merely transport Alask oil while the Mackenzie Valle DOCTOR'S Equipment Good oil will be would carry Canadia tanker along the west Sunglasses Children's pinsd down the tha minister said that th Magnifiers Repairs Reasonabla of a railway troug PRESCRIPTION LlIIIlV. 30H ST S IFTHBHIOr.F Phnnn 377 C. A. SCHAFFER, 287 Spokane Street, Kimberly, B.C. Anderson, who is strongly opposed to the tanker north to Trout River in th Northwest Teritories has no Phone 427-1131 after 6 announce its intention to be done on the raihva Mackenzie Valley route he laid. Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome...... Paris...........50 34 London ..........50 41 27 30 37 23 34 36 FORECAST: Lclhli ridge Medicine Hat- Calgary Cloudy periods to- day, cooler, chance of show- ers, liighs 43-50. lows 25-30. Simny but cooler Sunday, highs 40-15. Columbia Koolenay Today, cloudy with a few sunny per- iods. A few showers of rain or snow tonight, cloudy with sr.owf lurries. Sunday, mostly cloudy. Highs both days near 40. Overnight lows near 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers mostly western mountains today and' Sunday. Gusty westerly winds along east slopes of Rockies. Cooler Sunday. Highs today 45 to 55 west and north 55 to 65 southeast. Lows tonight 20s and low 30s. Highs Sunday mostly 40s. West of Continental Divide Scattered rain or snow show- ers today through Sunday. Cool- er. Highs both days mostly 40 to 50. Loire tonight 20s. ROCK PICKERS CROWN 400 Dependable Rugged Tough. Picks rocks 22 Vz' to 44" in size. CROWN Picks rocks 2" io 14" in size. Requires 40 h.p. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 323-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.BI. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Loth- bridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving con- dition. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is in good winter driving con- dition, Banff-Revelsloko has been plowed and sanded and is in good condition with somo slippery sections. Banff-Radium and Banff-Jas- per highways are in good win- tor dnving condition. A 75 per cent loading restric- tion has Ixjen placed on High- way Gl from the east junction of Highway M to Foremost and 1 mile south of Foremost to Manybcrrics. Also effective Marcli 17, 7 a.m. a 75 per cent road ban will be placed on secondary Highway G79 from Foremost 10 10 miles north of Foromnst. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutis 24 hours; Car way 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del lirmila 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Rooscville, O.C. 0 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C.; 24 hours; Portbill Rykcrls 8 a.m. lo midnight; Chief Mountain ctosed; WiWhorse, 8 n.m. W 5 p.m.