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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta PETS AND 1 Of 3Lnk BIRTH MARKER Marvin and Donna are proud to announce the birth of their eon, Ryan Ross on March 16, 1973. Happy grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clyne Barker at Ma-grath and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Miller ot Winnipeg. Insured. r 1 Hi acre more or less and out cf the South Wesl Quarter one (1) acre more cr less, all for roadway as shown on Plan filed in ttvs Land Tllles Office for the South Alberts Land tion District as M.D., and Reserving unto Hudson's Bay Com- pany all mines minerals as set forth In Transfer 436 F.L. follow in the Glenwood Ceme- tery. Friends may meet the family and pay their respects from 12 noon until prior to the service in the Relief Society room of the CHRIS- TENSEN SALMON FUNERAl, HOME LTD., Directors of fu- neral service. 03164 eceived by Ihe under- he a purch OEfers will be signed up to 2 o'clock In the aflernocn March 30, 1973, tor th Thursday p.m., with Rev. H. Francis Yardley officiating. Interment, Claresholm Ceme- tery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Branch, Directors of Services. C3183 the above properly. Tenders should be lorwarded In a scaled envelope and marked "Tender re AHce Bells Thomas eslale" end a certified cheque for ten per cant (lOTO of the offer should Bccompany 1hw1ll be rtspofrslbla for aN maintenance and operation of Golf and will ellowed the eon- eewlco pro shop. Io be submitted 12 noon April 3, 1973. Submit 1o R. W. Secretary Manager M, D, of CardJlon NO. A Alberta MM TENDERS Are Invited fcr upgrading qra veiling entrance road from High- way fl Io Wiidhorse) to tht Canada Research Sub-Stalls, Onefour, Albsrla, dfs- of approxlmalely 1350 Fill dirt Is to U applied and patkfd etovafe the road approximately 12 Inches, Tha new surface will be cov- ered with a 1 Inch Fayer cf gravel ta t-a excavated from Stalled property. Gravel to be supplied by the Station. Apfll 4, 1973. For further Information and quclatlcn request f-rmi contact: C- G. Schoenlng, As- Elstint Administrative Officer Agricul- ture Canada Research Station, brldge. Alberta. 327-4561. PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD NOTICE IN THE MATTER OF "The Munici- pal Government and IN THE WVTTER OF "Tnft Public Utilities Beard and III THE MATTER OF en appllcallon to the Public Utilities by ths Town cf Granum for Ihe approval cf a contract wilh Calgary Ltd., being a person underlafclng to pro- vide the residents of the munici- pality v.llh the supply of electric po-rver and eneroy, which conlracl also proposes !o confer upon Calgary Power Ltd. a special franchise re- spect ol the subject matter of the con- tract and which conlracl fs a for 10 years ol Calgary Power Ltd. present contract for supply. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the application, together with oilier appli- cations, will be heard by the Public Ulllitres Board at the Board's Offices, Devonian Building, 11U9 Jasper Avenue, In tne CMy cf Edmonton, In the Province cf Alberto, en Tuesday, the IQIh day cf Apfif, 1973, comrnenc- nq tha hour cf o'clock In the afternoon, at which time and place the Board will hear all Inleresfed parlies who desire to make representaflcn respecting such application: AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that copies cf the application and support- Ing material the Applfeant Calgary Power Ltd, Intend to submit to the Board et Ihe hearing may be obtained by an Interred party by ad- dressing a request to: Calgary Power Ltd, Box 1900 Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2M1 AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE 1nM Any Interested party shall on or before the 3rd day cf April, 1973, tile with Ihe Public Utilities Board, whose ad- dries Is 900 Devonian Building HIM Jasper Avenue Edmonfoo, Alberta, TSK QL1 three copies cf any submission which such party proposes, to submit to the Board at the hearing and, also wlthTrt 1hc same time, shall either serve or have served by ordinary mall a copy of such submission on ttie Ap- plicant In care cf Mrs. A. Macfc COUNTY OF VULCAN NO. 2 InvMes quotations en four ]973 half-It tructe. Sjxcllkallws lor trucks an Irades may be obtained from the u cjerslgned. Quotations to submltlet by noon April U( 1973, K. H. Gatenby ry-Treasurer County ol Vukan No. 5 Vulcan. Alberla .48S.2241 M deleted Polymer Corp. from th companies and agencies listed in the schedule to the act gov- erning Crown corporations and from the Financial Adminis- tration Act which sets financial reporting procedures for such agencies. Eight Conservatives and two NDP committee members joined to over-ride Liberal sup- port for the item by a vote of 10 to 7. Air. Nielsen argued that the sale of Polymer to the CBC, a government-created body that is supposed to encourage Cana- dian investment in the country's economy, could not be legal un- til the spending item had been passed. SALE FRUSTRATED? Mr. Hose asked W. A. Ken- nett of the finance department whether a defeat on the item would "frustrate" the sale, an- nounced by the government last umer for on r mount between 62 and 572 milion. Mr. Kennett, while saying this equired a legal opinion, said is understanding was that the ale had taken place properly under the powers of the CDC and the sale is legal.' Mr. Nielsen, a lawyer, an- wered the same question by ayiug: "I think the answer's got to to have grown into "just the re- verse" of what it was supposet to be when first suggested b the Liberals under Lester Pear son. Originally it was supposed 1 improve "Canadian content" i ttie economy, buying equity ir industries and helping foste Canadian Investments in thos areas foreign investmen is dominant. THROWN TO WOLVES The Polymer sale was a "ho- rid example" of what the CDC should not be doing. "They took a successful Crown corporation and threw it to the wolves." Ca- adian people would lose the they once had through olymer. How was the purchase paid >r, Mr. Rose asked. By CDC turning over CDC tares to the government, Mr. ennett said. The government as still the sole investor in the DC and would remain so until he CDC made a public share ffcring. Mr. Rose asked where the Militants 'hurting' reserve benefit of CDC shares would est once the corporation makes uch an offering. Mr. Kennett said this would depend on the izc of the offering. The government was com- mitted to invest million In he CDC to provide capital tool. If CDC made a share of- ering for million, then here would be a 60-50 sharing wtween the government and he public investors He had no idea what size offering the CDC lad in mind. Was there any outside offer for Polymer or was it a sale made through "a backroom Mr Hose said. NO PUBLIC OFFER There was no public offer to sell Polymer, Mr. Kennett re- plied. Mr. Rose then asked how much public money has been put into Polymer over the years and Mr. Kennett replied that the "book value'" million. WOUNDED KNEE, S.D. federal government occupation of the village of Wounded Knee by militant members of the American In- dian Movement (A.I.M.) is hurting the entire Pine Ridge reserve. But Indian leaders at the tiny southwestern South Dakota hamlet say the government Is only attempting to gain sympa- thy. Interior department spokes- man James Harpster said Tues- day in nearby Pine Ridge the American Red Cross and ths bureau of Indian afairs are providing services to 244 Sioiuz Indian refugees, many of them from Wounded Knee. He said the occupation also Is costing the Oglala Sioux tribe a day due to delays In federal home-building programs and in tribal action involving "several million dollars.' Another Interior official said 387 proposed new homes were delayed because of the occupa- tion, but under questioning changed that to number scheduled to be built at Wounded Knee. No gunfire or other disturb- ances were reported Tuesday at Wounded Knee or Pine Ridge as both sides waited for answers to about their latest proposals for ending the three-week conflict. The In- ments. CARDS OF THANKS PODRASKY I would like to thank my doctor, the nurses and staff on the First Floor for :he wonderful care and atten tion I received during my stay in the St. Michael's Hospital 8896-2 SPEAKER We want to ex press sincere appreciation to a! our friends and relatives for flor tributes, sympathy cards food sfent to the home, and com munity hall. Special thanks t hs palfcearers. Your kindness ill always be remembered. Olga Speaker anc family. 8970 This "confirmed the sell-out ot Polymer" by the Liberals, Mr. Rose said. The committee then passed without formal vote four other spending estimates listed for Ihe finance department but voted down the 51 item on Poly- mer. The CDC, set up with virfural no-strings freedom although fi- nanced initially by public money, does not report to Par- liament. dians are protesting conditions on the Pine Riclge reserve. Ontario unveils low-cost budget ALBERTA HOUSING CORPORATION INVITATION TO TENDER Seated lenders addressed to the signed and marked "Claresholm Resi- dential Subdivision Sidewalks, Roads, Lanes and Catch Basins" win be re- ceived up Io p.m., M.S.T., Tues- day, April 3, 1573, Tenders will bt opened In public. Plans specifications and tender forms may be from UndewcyxJ Me- Lellan and Associates 25-10 Kensington Road H.W., Calgary, Al- berta, on or afler 21, 1973 and will be available to bona fide tender- ers upon deposit or twenty five dol- lars which will be refunded plans and specillcflllons are re- lurned to the consulting, engineer, pre- paid, compfele In good order, not later than fourteen afler the clslng date, otherwise the deposit shall forfeited. Plans and specifications have been placed with the Construe- flon Associations In Calgary and Ed- monton and the Town In Mm. The V.WX Involves The following ap- proximate quantities: Roads, Excavation, 3" gravel course and oil treatment Eq. yds.) Laneways, shaping and Gravelling Monolithic (M30 lin. ft.) .Controversial councillors posts SLAVE LAKE (CP) Three members of the town council improved in conflict of interest allegations have resigned from council saying they will the people decide." Mayor Leo Boisyert Councillors Lloyd Miller The opposition MPs gave tha CDC's operations a rough ride. Mr. Rose, after hearing from Mr. Kennett that the "book 'alue" of Polymer Corp. at the ime of tire sale was estimated at million, said this just confirmed his opinion that Poly- mer was "thrown to the wolves.1 CLAIM ?IP-OFF Mr. Nielsen also said that, since the CDC in future would x selling shares on the market, the Polymer profit that once had benefitted all Canadians now would only do so to those with enough money to buy CDC shares. He called it a form of "corporate rip-off by the CDC." WARTIME INDUSTRY Polymer Is a synthetics man- ufacturing operation at Sarnia, Ont., set up by the government during the Second World War to produce substitutes fov natural rubber supplies captured by the Japanese. It has been a con- sistent profit-maker during the years since the war. While aiming their main By JOE DUPUIS TORONTO (CP) The On- tario government Tuesday un- veiled a low-budget program for the new session of the legisla- ture to control land-use, reform and courts and fight organized crime. None of the programs out- lined in the 21-page speech from the throne to open the third ses- sion of the 29th legislature would add much to the prov- ince's million deficit, Pre- mier William Davis told reporters. The only real additional spending would occur in propos- als to buy up land to preserve one million acres of the Niag- ara Escarpment for recrea- tional purposes, and to create a 75-mile long grean belt and transportation corridor around Toronto from Dundas on the west to Oshawa 'in the east. The speech, read by Lt.-Gov. W. Ross Macdomald, made only brief reference to tho economy, predicting an improvement in job opportunities in 1973. Mr. Davis's Progressive Con- servatives hold 76 of the 117 leg- islature seats, the Liberals 22 and the New Democratic Party Among the proposals to streamline courts was one to abolish grand juries and give legal clerks the authority to deal with minor traffic offenses, rather than judges. There was also a promise of training courses for justices of the peace. Pattern "let and and they will be a byelcdion Granum, Alberta on Calgary Power Ltd. at tha ad- dress as above set forth. DATED at the Oily cf Edmonton, In trie Province of Alberta, this 12th day ol March A.D. 1573. PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARO (ilaned) M. If. Patterson, Q.C., MEMBER. M74 WalV, Curb and Gutler Hn. Catch Basins and Driveways and Ulll. Ify Crossing Tenders must be Accompanied by a Md bond for len pcfwnt (1070 of tee- total bid price. THE LOWEST OR ANY TENDER WILL NOT NECESSARILY BE AC- CEPTED. Executive Director Alberla Housing Corporation The Slanley Building 11310 Klngsway Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T56 OX Leo Jantzi said candidates in which will have to be called as a result of their resignations. Four candidates are running in a byeleclion Wednesday to (ill a vacancy created earlier by the resignation Dec. 30 from council of Gordon Cook, who mived from the community. After Wednesday's byelec- tion, .the strength of council would be left at four, requiring another byelection because the next regular election will not be until the fall of 1974. The date for the next byelec- iton will be decided by the new council. 19. WILL END STRIKE The new session opened today at 2 p.m. EST with a bill from Mr. Davis to force compulsory arbitration to settle the pro- longed strike of elevator work- ers. Liberal Leader Robert Nixon said the throne speech indicated the government "didn't learn the lessons of the two byelec- tions." Liberals won both bye- lections last Thursday, Marga- luauttu SlublTc ret Campbell, taking Toronto of an Interest In Ven-lst.- George and Jack Riddell vmning Huron. Ian Deans, NDP deputy eader, described the throne speech as restatement cf old wlicies." NDP Leader Stephen is vacationing with lus punch at the Liberal govern- ment's decision to sell Polymer to the CDC, the opposition MPs took some broad swipes at the way the CDC has operated so far. They were particularly aroused about possible conflict of interest In the purchase by the CDC, money, of turetek International Ltd. Mr. Nielsen called it one cf the CDC actions that has "been ROLLS BLOCK ROAD SHREWSBURY, England (AP) A highway here was blocked for an hour Monday by 10 tons of toilet rolls. Thev spilled from a truck that over- turned on a bend near this Shropshire town. questionable." President of Venturelek Is Jeremy Kendall whose father, Douglas Kendall, is a member of the CDC's 17-man board ot directors and a former Ventiire- tck official. CDC paid mil- lion for 35 per cent of Venture- tek's shares. RISKS CAPITAL Venluretek is a company that puts up risk capital. One of the operations on which it ventured money, and where losses were sustained, Is Hermes Elec- tronics Ltd. cf Halifax. The sen- ior Kendall is president of Her- nes. Mr. Kennett, although he hac not been present at the CDC meetings when the decision was made to invest in Vcnlurclek said he had investigated the sit- uation. It became an issue in the campaign for the Oct. 3C federal election. Mr, Kendall had declared all of his financial interests in ad family. The government proposed, ot ie end of the speech, to set up a royal commission to in- vestigate criminal aspects of the lathing and plastering trades. The proposal brought n shout from Dr. Morton Shulman High Park) of 'finally, two years late." Dr. Shulman has been trying for two years to convince the government of the need to in- vestigate violence In the con- struction trades where there have been long, costly strikes, bitter inter-union jurisdiction al fights and some suspected sabo- tage on construction projects. Other crime-busting proposals were for a special RCMP-mu- nicipal police force to deal wilh trafficking in hard drugs, and new and better training and communications facilities for police. Croivn iirm suggested for Suffield EDMONTON CCP) Alberta should form a crown tion to develop natural gas re- serves in Suffield area, pro- vincial NDP leader Grant Not- Icy said today. In a prepared release, Mr. Notley rejected private develop- mait of the area 30 miles north of Medicine Hat. "Why should we turn the de- velopment over to private conv panies after we spend two and a half million dollars of public money to prove the reserves Mr. Notley said a Joint pub- lic-privato venture would in- volve profit sharing and a sub- sequent return to provin- cial taxpayers. A well-managed crown cor- poration, Ire said, would return million more to Albertans than either private or joint ven- ture operations. The Alberta government an- nounced last week it will spend million to prove natural gas reserves in the mile region which now is used for military training by British troops. Pattern Discover the fun of needle- point with this clever cat. Do pussycat in squares (single stitch) in 3 shades of a color on 10-lo-inch canvas, back- ground is easy cross stitch. Pat- for each cents tern 7112: chart, directions for for each pattern for first-class 8 x 21" picture. mailing and special handling. 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