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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta March 1971 THE IETHHIDGE HERAID IS Thatcher Gardiner It ivas the premier all the way REGINA The ultima turn was clear Either Garj I diner follow orders or resign GardlDer a former cabinet Mr Estev that he took it to But he did neither and was i fired It was in a matter of a few days between the beginning of the controversy and the end for the director of Homecoming the provincewide celebration i aimed at tourist If it a test of strength in the Liberal party between Postal and 1he of a former cabinet and H w as political strongman in the Gardiner has made some and Premier Ross fairly vociferous statements in it was no public since his not Mr Thatcher still is very east among them that the pre much ai charge and Mr Gardi had interfered in the oper ner is unemploved aions of He also The son of James for Mr Thatchers resig whose Liberals ruled the ation province from 1929 to 19i and Mr Thatcher seemed to de again from 1935 to defied liver the coup de grace to the premiers edict that homei Gardiners public service future coming grants could be applied under the Liberals when he was to only one project in each city or area to avoid duplication and TOUGH FOR GARDINER For Gardiner it was just row to hoe in the ULSTERS GRIEF Mary Cooley weeps and is comforted by David Anderson in Northern Cooley had just turned over a check for a few hundred dollars for the use as families of three slain soldiers so Money was obtained in a door to door collection near the spot where three young Royal High land Fusiliers were slain last Anderson is the groups commanding Bonds allocated OTTAWA CP Investors orders for the governments new offer of million in bonds were allocaetd among the three maturities The finance department an nounced orders would be ac cepted for million of fivepercent bonds due April million of bonds due and million of bonds due April Check Capiloll Before You Buy CARPET and LINO Complete Installations Free Estimates No Obligation PHONE 3278578 Capitol Furniture The Carpet House of the 3ouh The bonds were offered Mon day to raise 5425 million for the redemption of bonds falling due April this and S50 million for general treasury The first two issues were of fered at face and the third at 99 per cent of face yielding investors per cent a year when held to matu rity in The Bank of Canada agreed to take a minimum of million of the new bonds but todays an as did not indicate what amount the bank was left to COOL ROBBERY South Af rica AP Police investigat ing a burglary at an ice cream factory found two young South Africans unconscious in the deep where they had OTTAWA CP Labor trou ble has cost the post office an estimated S31 million in 1 o s t revenue in the fiscal year end ing this says Jean Pierre minister in charge of the department Cote told the Commons communications committee the post office suffered a stagger ing loss of an estimated million in The total is million more than orig inal estimates and tops even the anticipated million deficit for 197172 The minister blamed the growth in the deficit on a short fall of million in antici pated the result of a decision last winter not to in crease rates and a drastically reduced volume of m a i 1 han An additional factor was the wage settlement signed in the fall with the Council of Postal During the post office was hit first with a violent dis pute in Montreal with private lyemployed mail fuck Rotating strike action across the country followed in the sum mer after a yearlong contract dispute with the postal Cote said every effort now is being made to restore public confidence in the post of He that legislation to increase postal rates will be presented to Par probably sooner than Cote also indicated that a new fourthclass parcel post service is soon to be made available to businesses large mailorder THE VERY LATEST SHOE STYLES FOR SRPING ARE NOW AT WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET SOUTH Sealing ship crushed in heavv ice After making commit ments to almost every munici pality in Saskatchewan 1 would not be able to now go back to iliem and reverse former polij he said when faced with t h e announcement by Thatcher that the grants would be Thatcher drew the line there however and said a meet ing was to be arranged with the 11 Homecoming zone chairmen to discuss programs with the j new Les The or m i s i n t e r1 policy he had followed j was that the grant of per capita or 50 per cent of the total cost of a Homecoming project to a maximum of could be applied to more than one But the premier said after Gardiner was fired that all previously authorized or com mitted projects would be ho Donnelly is a former director of the Saskatchewan Safety Council and has been as sociated with Homecoming since 1966 when he was presi dent of the Saskatchewan Tour ist The idea was first considered at that time The New Democratic Party which has asked for an investigation of the coming program by a commit tee of whole look issue with the government ac tion SAYS POLICY REVERSED Opposition Leader Allan Blak eney said limiting the grants to just one project was a reversal of ft was not a question of whether the former director had approved multiple he but whether the minis ter in Clarence had also approved them and j he did Gardiner insists he was merely following policy pre vionsly approved by the govern The 56yearold former public works minister in the says he drew up the Homecom ing grants policy from the 1967 centennial grants program of which he was minister in He was defeated in Mel ville in 1967 by an NDP candi The regulations were ap proved and signed by Industry j Minister Estey he was aware of our policies and interpretations I was given to understand by asked in the legislature whether his former cabinet on I leave of absence as deputy min 1 ister of cooperatives and coop 1 erative would re1 tum to that I pause and answered 1 Schools as hostels hit hv trustees REGINA iCP The Sas katchewan School Truiteti As sociation has i con cern over an announcement by said he was con tne ernmen step ped in and told us without any ion He said it is pos niAHiii i Test of strength Dollar values MONREAL CP C S dollar in terms of Canadian funds down 332 at 916 Pound sterling up 3k at Defence Mmisier Donald Mac able many boards are plan donald that schools will be ning other uses for schools ths used as hostels for transient youth this summer A separate school Geoige Slater of Prince Al diiecor of piesidcnt of the associa sdid the boaid has not been lion said if the fedeial govern consulted and the matter like can dictate the use of ly will come before a meeting schools to the piovmces year military buildings boards then Hit government has a direct responsibility to assist the boards financial to He called on all preuuual boards to write the federal gov ernment advising it the use of schools is the responsibility of the elected school the federal authorities acioss Canada were used home L G deputv minister of said his department k u s nothing about Hie proposal It seems to us the local boards would be pretty inter to put it HALIFAX CP Heavy ice in the Gulf of Lawrence today claimed a second sealing crushing the 24foot craft and sending it to the bottom off the Magdalen The rescue centre here said he 10man crew of the small craft were picked up from two ice pans by a helicopter from The men were reported in good The normally used for fishing was caught in heavy ice late Tuesday and sank early today The 60foot Lucy also out of the Magdalens and alsoj HIGH LEVEL CP RCMP with a crew of was lost in a today released the name of an similar manner last Friday i Edmonton man who was killed m a headon collision near The collision about 10 north of the northern Alberta Police identify accident victim IN HOT WATER Pupfish have adapted to and thrive in water from 90 to 100 degrees and six to 10 times as salty as the Cold Duck What an dumb namefor a great new sparkling there is a reason for The name Cold Duck is a literal translation of a German At the end of a guests would mix leftover wines calling the results Kalle Ende or cold Then the last Ende was jokingly changed to meaning But theres no joking about the taste of Andres Cold Duck Its a unstuffy blend of Champagne and fine sparkling It maketh Its new from Youll like ANDRES COLD blend of Champagne and fine sparkling Andres Fine Wines Andres Wines Alberia community killed Michael Bod j PARAMOUNT CRESTWOOD PARKWOOD GLENDALE Featuring thi new McGUINESS MARINER FRED KEIVER KARl WILOE ERIC BOUITER 2 or 3 Bedrooms Completely Furnished Carpeting PRICED FROM 9995 FRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY 192021 FREE COFFEE and DONUTS SERVED EAST ON HIGHWAY 3 TABER HIGHWAY PHONE 3271986 ;