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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI ItlHMtDCl HIMIB Ttivrtdny, Moieh 157B Violence Occurs In Postal Strike MONTREAL (CP) Pros- pects fo.- regular mail delivery in Montreal dimmed today after the city's tough riot police took up sentry positions around the main post office in the wake ot sporadic violence and a block- ade of mail trucks Wednesday. There was no improvement today as mail truck drivers loaded and locked their trucks inside the main post office and U.S. Requests Mail Embargo OTTAWA (CP) The United States postal administration has asked the Canadian post office department to put an immediate indefinite embargo on all classes of mail to the New York Deposed Prince Blamed BANGKOK, Thailand change in price level with each city, but cannot be used t compare living costs betwee one city and another. The index, based on 196 prices equalling 100, rose 121.9 in St. John's, Nfld., fro 120.9 in January, the biggd jump among the cities. Because of the drop in foe prices, the increase in the over all index in Edmonton and Ca gary was small, fo 123.7 from 123.5. Other city indexes for Febn. ary, compared with January are: Halifax 123.6, 123.2; Sai John, N.B., 1Z3.2, 122.4; Men Ireal 1242, 123.5: Ottawa 126 125.7; Toronto 127.2, 128.8; W nipeg 120.7, 126.2; Saskafoc and Rcgina Vancoi ver 121.0. INCOME TAX Ve-j IMiji en i> boi xw ean'l Jtll rfilfir. V-rpml1-er-in Taw? li fcelpl V.'i ,1 i a ycbf Ircvbln en vi. COMPLETE RETURNS Wo ginror-.lec accuiola fief.oiofion ol tvliy II we rrcVa erren Jhot ceil penofry er Herds', ug M.1'1 cay Ike cynolly cr h Arcirltt, 815 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH' 9-9 WEEKDAYS 9-5 SAT, Ph. 327-3712 NO APPQWMiNT NECESSARY Opposition Fails In Attempt To Get Details On Hal Banks Tlus was a reference to cw leadership of Robert Bour- tssa, a 36-year-old lawyer-ecoo- mist chosen to succeed Mr. Le- age, 57, at the Jan. 17 Liberal eadership convention. JEAN prtralrr llr. Lesage said he had de- voted 25 years to public service at the expense of his family and "my duty now is to my family." Mr. Lesage was elected pro- vincial Liberal leader in 1958 and announced his resignation as leader last Aug. 28. OTTAWA (CP) An opposl- m attempt to have the govern- cnt make public its corre- xmdence with the U.S. govern- ent on the attempted extradi- tion of Hal Banks, former Cana- dian president of the Seamen's International Union, was re- jected Wednesday in a Com- mons vote. EDMONTON (CP) A new iree-rnember environmental onservation authority to be es- ablished by the Alberta gov- rnment will be a powerful orce for change in tlie area of control, Health Minis- er James Henderson said in he legislature Wednesday. And the cabinet will ignore 'its directives at ils polilical xml." Mr. Henderson said present mblic concern on pollulion was wt gene-rated by the actions of loliticians but could be attri- mted primarily to the actions if the r.ews media. He said the news media had rerformed a good service in naking the public aware of the jrowing pollution situation bul here was a "significant degree of public ignorance of what is .joing on in Alberta respecting jollution control." Alberta has a record to none In Canada and per haps on this he said. The health minister sail there was good reason why Al bertans are not aware of the control measures taken by the government in years past anaid that the correspondence ver the estradition could nol 5c released because it was nol the custom to release inter-gov- ernmenlal correspondence. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 48 ABOVE 10.00 ZERO AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lcthoridge......44 23 Pincher Creek 46 23 Medicine Hat 42 25 Calgary........39 21 oronalion.....38 6 Yanbrook.....45-16 dmonton......37 16 amloops....... 55 28 enliclon....... SO 25 rince Rupert 47 41 .06 'ancouvcr......49 34 'ictoria.......52 33 .tgina.........30 2 askaloon....... 33 It Yinnipeg....... 31 7 Thunder Bay.....47 14 YNOPS1S Far northern sections of the >rovincc will experience anolh >r brief outbreak of colder air oday and Friday as weather systems crossing Kcrthwes Territories bring colder air be- hind them into northern Alber- a. Meanwhile a westerly flow ot Pacific air will maintain gen- erally mild temperatures over .be remainder ot Alberta. Maximum temperatures both :oday and Friday are expected .0 range between 45 and 55 at most stations from central to southern Alberta. However northeastern Alberta will be some 15 to 20 degrees cooler than the rest of the province. FORECAST Lclnbriilgc, Medicine Hat- Mainly sunny today and Fri- rtny. Continuing mild. Winds W20 and gusty. Low high LdMjridge 30 55, Medicine Hal 30-50. Columbia today and Friday. A few cloudy periods Friday afternoon. Light winds. Low tonight and high Friday at Cranbrook Cas- tlegar 25-50. A Complete Meal: Turkey, Polutoos, Dressing, Vegelablo, Bun, Apple Pie, fOR ONLY............... PER PERSON ATURDAY, MARCH 21" Deliveries Between and p.m. ADVANCE ORDERS PHONE 328-3249 ON SATURDAY PLEASE PHONE 328-8611 House Asked To Oppose Tax Reform EDMONTON' (CP) Follow ing the lead of national Fro gressive Conservative Leade Robert Stanficld, Alberta's Con servslive leader has asked tb legislature to declare its oppc sition to tlie federal white pa per on tax reform. Peter in a private members motion appearing on the order paper Wednesday, said Finanace Minister Ben- son's white paper released last November contains proposals which "would seriously affect the economic development and social growth of Alberta." Mr. Lo'jghced, during pre- vious debates in the legislature, has said (lie lax reform would retard the growth of secondary indushy and mineral explora- tion in the province and be a hardship on the operations of small businessmen. His motion, which vili be de- bated later during the session, asks that the legislature de clare its "opposition to tlio fed- eral government's white paper on tax reform and request the federal government to resub- mil a new tax reform pi'opo- sal." Earlier during the session, when he indicated he would in- troduce (lie motion, Mr. Loug- received support from Jack f.andcryou (SC Leth- However Mr. Lamleryou said later he was withdrawing his s'ipporl because Mr. Ixnighccd 1 would not subscribe lo mone- tary reform advocated by So- cial Credit. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES FABULOUS FARM FAIR CONTINES Till FRIDAY, MARCH 20th DOOR PRIZES UEW PRODUCTS FACTORY REPRESENTATIVES See On Display ALL STEEL BEHLEN BUILDINGS Come In today-We have complete planning, la lei and erection facilities to rake care of any building price you can afford! See us soon. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3165 BUG EXPERT DIES LONDON (AP) Sir Doris Uvarnv, EOycar-oW expert on grasslioppcrs and locusts, died Wednesday, Winner of Door Prize wasi E. ROltlNGSON 2916. South. Parksicfs. Dri telhbricfgs OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the bridge district are hare and in good driving condition. Highway 1, Calgary to Gold- en is hare and ing ood condi- tion. Golden to Itevelstoke is en is bare and in good condi- tion wilh some slippery tec- lions. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock. The Banff-Radium highway is mostly bare and dry. There are some snow and slippery sections, wilh plowing in the area complete. From Banff lo Jasper, I h ro.-id is inoslly bare and in good condition. Tnc Crcston Salmo highway is mostly bare nnd in good condition. Snow tires of chains are re- quired when (ravelling in mountain area. PORTS OF ENTHT (Opening and Closing Cculls, 24 hours; Camay 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST; Chief Mountain closed, Del Bonita 9 a.m. (o 6 p.m.; nooseville, B.C. 9 a.in, to p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; PorthiU-Iiykcrls a.m. to midnight; Logw closed (or winter, ,T ;