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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Socred Attitude Outlined On Mental Health Report EDMONTON (CP) Alter-1 ta's Social Credit government will remain in power a long time- because it has the forti- tude to pay experts to criticize its programs and operations, Health Minister James Hender- son toW legislature Thurs- day. "The government has ssked for these reports to lielp the people of Alberta knowing full well that when the report is made some people will start throwing rocks." Mr. Henderson made the comments after outlining the government's attitude on the Blair Report on mental health, JACKIE AND ARi AT FAREWEIL FOR SHRIVER IN PARIS Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her husband, Greek shipping magnale Arisloile Onassis arrive Thursday at residence of U.S. Ambassador to France Sargent Sliriver. They were among the guests at a dinner given by the Shrivers, who are leaving France to return to the United Stales, Shriver's wife, Eunice is a sister of the Jate President John F. Kennedy. Wildlife Protection Bill Introduced EDMONTON (CP) The So-i cial Credit government Thurs- day introduced a wildlife pro- tection bill to replace the exist- ing Game Act. The bill provides for protec- tion of all wildlife and for shar- ing of the Wildlife Damage Fund among farmers whose crops arc damaged by birds anu animals. Military Advisers In Egypt Increased By Soviet Union It also provides for snaring the fund for production crops to attract mid lure" game. The province spent _ in wildlife damage claims from X general revenues last year, iMI iJ said Dr. J. Donovan Ross, min- The minister would be em- powered lo issue permits for possession of such animals as rabbits, skunks and squirrels. Dr. Ross said the legislation rcdefir.es a loaded firearm as one which has shells hi one with shells in the magazine only. The act would allow females over the age of 18 to operate and obtain a Irapbaie and pro- vides more controls to prevent hunting game at night. tabled during the 1969 session. Tiie rcpoit, critical of the gov- ernment's mental health pro- gram, made 189 recommenda- tions. Mr. Henderson emphasized there must be more commun- ity involvement in the mental health field. SOME mt'UOYEMENT Opposition Leader Peter [jOugheed said there h-id been some improvement but he had :hree basic concerns. Tlw Conservative leader said it has been 12 months since the report was received and there appears to be a lack of "at eense of urgency" in imple- Ll'lUCHl menling 13 of Dr. R. N. Blair's priority recommenda- JAMES HENDERSON' ask for reports WASHINGTON' (AP The being inslalled in the port Soviet Vnion now has between and military advisers in Egypt, a substantial recent increase, according to Ameri- can estimates. The figure includes a wide va- riety of Russian military per- sonnel, ranging from flyers to engineers, Irorn rocket to radar experts. The flyers are instructors, training Egyptian pilots but also flying reconnaissance missions over the Mediterranean in Rus- sian-made pianos with Egyptian markings. The engineers are working on the instalment of SAM-3 anti- aircraft missiles reported lo have arrived in Egypt recently. Egypt already had 300 SAM-2 surface-to-air missiles deployed. The SAM-2 is an extremely effective weapon against high- flying airplanes but provides no protection against low-flying aircraft. The SAM-3, on the other hand, Is known lo be effective against planes attack- ing in low altitudes. Informants would not say how many of the SAM-3 missiles are city of Alexandria, the main base of Soviet warships in the eastern Mediterranean, and around the military airport west of Cairo. The New York Times, quoting diplomatic sources in Cairo, re- ported the arrival there during the last week of a large number of Russian trcops and modern SAM-3 missiles. Deposed Prince Given Warning Duchess Expecting LONDON (Reuters) The Duchess of Kent, whose hus- band is llth in line for succes- sion to Hie Ihror.c. is rapoctinj her tldrd cliilcl this summer, i was announced Thursday. The duke, who is a cousin rf tb Queen, and the duchess Irave Eon, 8, and a da'jghler, 6. HALE OPTICAL J COMPANY ITO Rlpley Dispensing Optician 307 6lh Si. 327-7152 saia ur. J. Donovan nun- -pj ister of lands and forests, who KV r OllPP. introduced Ihe bill. This was in j" J A Firemen PHNOM PENfl (AP) The arcbodian government warned oday that it is prepared to use nrce if Prince Norodom Sihan- i'ok tries to return to power. "Our array has the right to urn to arms and actions in all orms" if the deposed chief of tale "attempts to use the legal uthority which he no longer said a c o m m u n 1 u. u e iroadcast by Radio Phnom 'enh. The government radio also announced declaration of a 'state of danger" and suspen- sion of all constitutional rights [or six months, but Phnom Penh remained quiet. Radio Phnom ?ei.h carried reports from half dozen provinces saying the overthrow of Sihanouk had won the support of students, other youths, local officials, the clergy aid the population in general. Two possible courses of action were foreseen for Sihanouk, now in Peking: can accede, gracefully and return to France with hi. wife, Princess Monique. can return to Cambodia and try to rally support for his cause. Sihanouk, after holding ur.dis putcd sway for more than 2 years, still has a strong follow ing among Cambodia's people. And there is nlso a pos I i i 1 rt MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT i 1 For the Prospective Bride ond Groom WATCH AND CLIP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR MINIS ON Jo vvcadin BRIDAL CONSULTANTS Thn bridal tcniutlant should be ai penenccd, efficient yojng woman who can smooth. our obilach tfcoi comes along, There are usu- oily o couplo of ir> the community that havs developed o reputation in brEdal maslerj, Tho itorei supply the sjrviccs of a hiidof lecretary or can- which is usually charge. Occasionally a largg will rtqulro a full-lime rtiary for o period whosg are on o pay-ro1! boiij. Tne brrfal cssiil yny in chsoilng your gown ond vGil, dresies for the bridesmaids and mdhas, Ircjuriou, invitations and deccraijcns for tfo hou-jo. She rr.ay arrange your budgol ard of course trrj rcgis'ry of ycur sferling, thina pailerni nnd tryi'aL lilily that the North Viefna ra- se and Viet Cong, who total oout in Cambodia, ntay en the government i his behalf. It was considered doubtful iat Hanoi and Peking would do olhicg while the men who usted Lou Kol, premier, and Deputy Pre- ier Sirik Cam- odia to the right. Sihanouk's overthrow was arricd out so swiftly and moothly that it took foreign "iplomats by surprise. Deputy Premier Matak Is con- idered the strong man now. He to is a brolhcT-in-law excess of the fund to which hunters contribute. PAYMENTS Under the new act, farmers could receive up to for damage. Ten per cent of the fund will be reserved fo- thc lure crops. The act will extend protec- tion to birds of prey and exotic species such as those four.d in zoos and game farms. Dr. Ross said the legislation removes the minister's author- ity to restore a hunter's licence after it has been revoked by a magistrate. Another section says that all wildlife belongs to the crown. Previously it belonged to its ratural habitat. By THE CANADtAN PRESS Police and firemen will have to negotiate without a strike op- tion under a new law proposed in Ihe Alberta legislature. A similar ban on strikes, by grain handlers, was discussed Thursday in the Saskatchewan house. Labor Minisler Ray Heierson introduced legislation at Ed- Air Patrols Will Check Highways monton that wiU impose com- pulsory arbitration as a final stage rather than strikes by po- lice and firemen in contract dis- putes. The legislation was introduced after consultation with munici- palities and representatives of the employee associations. "Under the act then- differ- ences must be settled by final and binding arbitration involv- ing a five-man Mr. Rcierson said. "With the agree- ment of both parties, however, the dispute can be referred to a public emergency tribunal which will be established under lions. "There is also an absence of commitment to expenditure be- cause the mental health ap- propriation represents a 12- per-cent increase over 70 less than the over-all budget Mr. Loughccd said. Financial incentives musl be given to hospitals to initiate mental tealih services and the public will accept substantial commitment of provincial funds to the programs, he said. The Conservalive leader agreed that more community involvement is the "right way to go about" improving mental health services hut there does not appear to be much provin- cial support for such involve- ment. Hugh Horner (PC Lac Ste. Anne) said Mr. Henderson was using community involvement "as a crutch." There always has been con- siderable community involve- ment in mental health services particularly from doctors, the clergy and social service per- sonnel. "To suggest there has not been involvement is erron- On Tax Changes Is Ucst-Seller TORONTO CCP) A Winni- peg lawyer's critical book on Hie federal government's laxa lion white paper has become a Canadian best-seller and is going into a second printing. The Benson Iceberg by lax expert I. H. Asper has already sold most of the copies printed in the first run by pub- lishers Clarke, Invin and Co. Ltd. A sale of puts a book in a best-seller class. The -pa- perback sells for A Clarke, Invin spokesman says the aim was to publish the book quickly while taxation changes were still a controver- sial subject. Asper's book is generally critical of Ihe while paper tax proposals. He concludes that the plan "is misshapen and should be restructured." Labor Party Victorious In Byeledloii AYR, Scotland (Neuters) The Labor party won a parlia- nenfary b.velection here today jy an unexpectedly large ma- jority of more than votes. Although the parly lost jround to the Conservalives, the voting ehitt was not as great at bad been feared. James Sillers retained House of Commons seat by a margin of votes over his Conservative and Scottish Na- tionalist opponents. Tory candidate Christopher Grave polled votes and Nationalist Sam Purdue votes. Sillers' folal vole of was below the Labor majority in the 1966 general election, and it represented a swing of 2.9 per cent to the Conservatives. This was far below the aver- age 12-per-cent shift to the To- ries in byelcclions last year. Driver Charged At Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) Keroack, 44, of Edmonton was killed when slmck by a car at an intmection in South Ed- monton. Tcler Wayne Dyck, 26, of Ed- monton, identified by police as the driver of the car, was charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident and having a b'ood alcohol level of more than .08 per cent. Dyck was to appear in court today. EDMONTON (CP) the new labor act." ney-General Edgar Gerhart said here that aerial survcil- uk, the half-hrother of his wife, lance of highways by far to the RCMP will be increased the Uiis Mining Plan Mr. Horher said. "However, they've been waiting for direction from the government to get more in- volved." Mr. Hcndc-rson said if the op- position's ideas had been ori- ginal he would have been in- clined to listen. "But all they can do is sim- ply stand up and quole from a itself commissioned and paid for." WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 52 ABOVE i7.nn ZEEIO AT .VOON SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lethbridge...... S3 34 Pincher Creek 50 36 Medicine Hat 46 29 Calgary 55 32 Edmonton Kamloops Penticton He said the government report which the government was adopting a cautious but steady imple mentation of the report's recommendations and that several pilot projects now are being carried out. Don Getty (PC Slrathcona West) said the Conservatives I had made several outstanding gnt of the prince. Unofficial sources, mc-an-liile, said talks between He told a Social Credit League meeting the area on mental health before the Blair report 'as commissioned. odjan government officials and a North Vietnamese on Cam-odia's demand that will not be increased, only the frequency of Ihe government was too arrow-minded to he aid. >rces withdraw from its have been patrolled by aircraft are marked and at intervals trie road surface has several while painted lines a quarter of a mile apart lo allow air patrols to judge the speed of (CP) The federal government has not changed its "hard-nosed" attitude to provincial requests that Wood Buffalo National Park be opened for miring, says J. minister must remember that for 35 years the Social Credit government has managed to make a horrible ness of mental health services n this province." SIGNS Ross, Alberta's minister of lands ar.d xi. urJ f Ross said in an vJ.flisii he was not discouraged by the federal stand ond Women Today is the first day and: Robert Hoffman of 60 Urged MONTREAL CCP) "pcrpared lo go The Alberta government has advocated mineral cxploitalio: of the park straddling the OUR S. spotted a robin on Federation of Northwest W >ost and saw some boys play-ng baseball. Randy Karr ol 1323 Kh Ave. saw some seagulls workers should retire at 60 with a guaranteed annual income, aiid has drafled a resolution to this effect for for some years becaus the largest gypsum deposits i North America are in the park Conservationists have n the sky. Randy, 12, Kays at the Canadian Labor proposals because think this is a sure sign convention opening in Is the summer home THE May rare Whooping Kathy Baker of Water resolution urges the Alberta legislature Lakes National Park says "my sign of spring is snow make this recommendation lo federal and provincial debate Thursday on motion to urge Ottawa to la. 'over Hie park lo the Prince Rupert Vancouver Victoria...... Regina...... Saskatoon Winnipeg..... Thunder Bay 32 55 42 53 42 47 33 54 44 53 37 35 13 1C 5S 33 40 Ottawa..........44 48 41 Toronto Montreal SYNOPSIS A vigorous Pacific weather system will spread rain anc snow through central am northern Alberla today. At the same time Arclic ai which invaded northern Albsr ta last night will continue it southward advance today. Al- hcngh the main thrust of the cold air will be southeastward oward the eastern prairies ensive cooling will take place over most of Alberta tonight and Saturday. The mild rainy weather over .he southern half of the prov- ince today will turn cooler with snowshowcrs tonight. Dry cool weather is predicted over most of the forecast district Satur- day. FORECAST LdlibriJge Cloudy wiih occasional rainslmwers this afternoon with snowllurriei this evening anrl continuing overnight. dourly and cooler Salurriay. Winds W15 shifting lo NW15 anil gusty this eve- ning, light Saturday. Low-higlj 25-35. Medicine Hat Sunny and mild clouding over with rain- showers lalcr this afternoon. Turning cooler with light snow during the night. Mostly cloudy with continuing cool Saturday. Z5-30. Lethal Chemicals Used At Suffield Station G B OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING (ACUITIES IARGE OR J.MAU W. CATER TO IHfcM Ml PHONE 328-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS lOlh AVENUE nnci MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE MED1CIKE 1IAT (CIO Small (junntitius of lethal chemicals are released occa- sionally on the defence re- search establishment base at Suffield rear here, base dircc- lor Joe Perry said Thursday. "Hut we only u.'.e small quantities the minimum ne- cessary to obtain results. When j use Ihesc small quantities I v.i) observe very ligid safety precautions, Uikir.f; consul- I oration the meleorolopcal con- dilions, mc'.hods of dLipcrsal and oilier factors." Mr. Perry was commerdng m a report prcfcnlcd by the department to a House r.f Common! committee Tues- I that small es of rc.il chemical m.'i- lcii.il are nn p.irt of Mx1 bif! range ol to see they ba and Low liiey will picked up hy clo'.ri- Mr. Perry said, "while the largo majority cf r.ur work is I carried o n t with harmless day. Tno report s chemical material sim- ulates properties ef lethal clicmicals, in certain parts of Ihe wot'ic you cannot use simu- ianls because the specific prop- erties differ." Ihe defence department re- port said the studies at Suffield were to determine the psysiol- ogical effects of various chemi- cals to devise treatment for casualties, including sell-aid. Ottawa Action On Quebec Separatism Still Unclear OF THE WORID FAMOUS DALE _ t CARNEGIE COURSE Tuesday, March 24 7.27 p.m, Park Plaia Hotel NO COST NO OBUGATION OTTAWA (CP) Regional Expansion Minister Jean Marc- hand said Thursday it is unclear whnt action the federal govern- mc-nt would in the event of secession by Queliec. Rut a ref- en.'i-.ilijin to determine the wishes u! Ihe majority of Que- hf cors would he a distinct possi- bility, Mr. Marchnr.d re- porters outside the lie former prime minis- ter Jolm Dicfcnbaker he had been "completely when he accused Mr. Marchand ear- lier in the Commons of having made statements suggesting the government would use force to keep Quebec part of Canada. "f wasn't wrong, f was not the said the former Con- scrvalive leader, lapping Mr. Mnrchand on (he chest. Mi1. Diefenhnker tad just fin- ished Idling reporters that Mr Marchand was quoted in the Montreal Gazelle as saying Ihe government cwild use force over any minority provincial government. 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There nre slippery sections ar.d motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock frosl heaves, Tho Bar.lf-Hadium highway is mostly bare and in good condi- tion vilh some slippery tec- tions. From Banff to Jasper the highway is mostly bare and wet with slippery sections. This highway is closed from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily. The Crcslon-Snlmo highway is mostly hare nral in good coni- lion. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and cari- bou. Snow tires or cb.iins are re- quired when travelling in any mountain nrea. POUTS or ENTRY (Opening nM Closing Cculls, 24 hours; Cnrway S a.m. to 6 p.m. MST; Chief Mountain closed. Del Bonita 9 n.in. to 6 p.m.; Hooscvillc, D.C. 9 a.m. to p.m.; Kingsgalo, B.C., 24 hours; Forthill-Iiykcrls 8 a.m. to midnight; Logan Pass, closed for winter. ;