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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID TKurldav, Morch 12, 1973 News In brief Police rebellion quelled LA PLATA (Renter) Tanks and troops crashed their way into Hie police headquarters in this Argentine provincial capital night to end a retel- lion by an estimated po- licemen who had set up ma- chine-guns on the building's roof. One soldier was shot dead and an army captain wounded in a brief flurry of gunfire ns the troops stormed In after two tanks smashed down the gates, military authorities reported. The revolt in La Plata, 35 miles southeast of Buenos Aires, came amid a campaign by police in the provinces for the same pay as colleagues in the Argentine capital, Flood traps coal WAKEFIELD, England (Reu- ter Four divers swam eaily today into the flooded coal pit several hundred feet under- ground where seven missing miners may be trapped. The miners disappeared Wed- nesday when water flooded the pit BOO feet underground, send- ing eight other miners scurry- ing for their lives several hun- dred feet along a tunnel as the water raced after them. The eight escaped and hopes for the lives of the other seven are now centred on the possi- bility that they reached an air pocket above the water. Work stoppages spread COPENHAGEN .Keutev) Denmark's biggest industrial conflict since 193t! moved into ils second day today with indi- cations that work stoppages will spread and assurances that con- sumer supplies will hold out for several weeks. Wore than a quarter of a mil- Child droivns CROSSFIELD (CP) Jake William Hofer, 8, drowned on the Fairview Huiterite Colony near here. lion workers, more Hum oue- tenth of the entire labor force, went on strike or were locked out Wednesday after the em- ployers federation and trade union confederation were un- able to reach agreement on a new two-year wage agreement. RCMP said the child fell tlirough the ice on a creek. Cross fie Id is about 25 miles north of Calgary. Miners to be re-hired EDMONTON (CP) com- pany decision that had clouded the future of a coal mining community of in the fool- hiHs of Alberta is not expected to be permanent, Labor Min- ister Bert Hohol said Wednes- day. He told the legislature Mc- Inlyre-Porcupine Mines Ltd., which caused a province-wide controversy in January with tlie announcement lhat it would lay off MB workers at ils coal mine, plans to hire at least 148 more workers this year. Whale killing banned OTTAWA (CP) The federal government has banned the kill- ing of beluga whales for sport, Environment Minister Jack Davis said today. In a joint news release with Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien, Mr. Davis said the de- cision to ban the issuance of sport licences was made out of concern for the "so-called 'sports' aspect of this activity" and because of the hunting methods used. Belugas are white-skinned members o! the dolphin family, averaging about 12 feet in length and weighing about pounds. They are found mainly in Hudson Bay and tile Gulf of St. Lawrence. PANAMA CITY (Renter) The first United Nations Secur- ity Council session held in Latin America wound up Wednesday amid bitter recriminations after the United States vetoed a reso- lution calling for the speedy conclusion of a new Paoama ca- nal treaty. It was only the third U.S. veto in UN history. Britain abstained and the other 13 council members voted for the draft, Foreign Minister Juan An- tonio Tack of Panama later served notice he will again bring the canal issue before Uie council, and also raise it in the UN General Assembly. The, U.S. later joined Britain and France in abstaining on a second draft urging states to curb the activities of big corpo- rations which "deliberately at- tempt to coerce Latin American countries." Boo! Prime Minister Trudeao recoils in mock fear and liis wife, Margaret, laughs as young Kenl attempts to scare tha couple, in London, with a large bond puppet of a frog ot the Crippled Childrens Treatment centre. The Trudeaus were in London to open the Easter Seal campaign. Corporate tax measures Government situation eased Cattle feeders warned BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) A Montana State University spe- cialist in farming, Arthur Shaw, warns that lives lock feeders should be aware of problems caused by moldy feed grains. Shaw said extremely wet fall and winter resulted in storing of a great deal of moldy corn in the Midwest corn belt. Deaths Wainbaum. i Wadding- 82, editor-in-chief for 53 years of ton, 61, who wrcte and edited the Novoye Russkoye Slovo, the newscasts for Radio Canada In- oldest and largest Hussian-lan- ternational lor 25 years, and a guage newspaper in the United former reporter for the Toronto OTTAWA (CP) Con- servative leader Ttobert Stanfield wiped out the greatest immediate threat to the minor- ity Liberal government by an- nouncing Wednesday he will one the corporate tax measures pro- posed by Finance Minister John Turner, Ending weeks of uncertainty on the Conservative position, Mr. Stanfield told a news- con- ference he will vote for the measures if the government makes Dec. 31, the expiry data on tax cuts for manufac- turers and processors. It was tha best news the gov- ernment has heard in weeks and there were quick in- dications it would agree to his demand. Mr. Turner, who had not planned a cut-off date, caller! the Opposition leader's state- ment interesting awl said he is studying its contents. The New Democratic Party, which holds the balance of power in the Commons, nounccd last tall it will vote against the measures. If approved, the proposals will reduce the top rate of cor- porate income tax to 40 per cent from 49 per cent for quali- fying firms and allow manufac- turers to depreciate new equip- ment over a two-year period in- stead of 10. DENIES CONCESSIONS Mr. Stanfield denied a series of suggestions by reporters that he was knuckling under to pres- sure from big business and Con- servative party contributors. He said his position has not changed since last fall when he said he would be "under somo Diary of Col. G. A. French, Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 1874. THURSDAY, AUGUST 13: Camped at Old Wives Creek. Observed for latitude nt noon. O'.ir Indian friends arrived about 10 a.m. We had a formal pow-waw. They want to know why we are coming this way, and grunted nut their satisfaction when I told (hem that the White Mother had heard that the American outlaws had killed some of their red children, and that she had sent me, with these brsves to capture the man who did it, I impressed upon them the fact that 'we did not want their land, and I think civilization will be hard pushed for room when it requires the coteau of the Missouri, at least for agri- cultural use. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.M.P. march west with the help of a map? Our students are just com- P cling a map which shows each night's stop as well as points of interest m the diary. LethbrW e251 N-W-MpR Junior High, We offer our CONGRATULATIONS To the Students of Hamilton Junior High on the retracing of this trek of the N.W.M.P. IN THE FITTING OF EYE DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTIONS PreurTpllan Sunglouc, _ ChilcWt Fremtt Magnifim _ Prlt.i OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 3OT-7th ST S LETHBRIDGE _ Hhnn. 1M 1UU> Gov't plans protection for historical resources EDMONTON (CP) The government is planning legisla- tion to protect Alberta's his- torical and archaeological re- sources, Horst Schmid, minis- ter of culture, youth and recreation, told the legislature Wednesday, Mr. Schmid said the legisla- tion will reflect recommenda- tions in a lengthy study by the Environment Conservation Au- thority tabled Wednesday. Tr.e report says Alberta is of the few areas of the western world "without legisla- tion specifically designed to protect tha resources w'nic'.i provide tangible' evidence of its heritage." Legislation was to te introduced at present tession, hut may be held over FOR SALE BY TENDER TYRONE FEED LOT Rocenlly built. 1500 hc-od capacity feed lot. Exceptional water supply. In full opera- tion. Conveniently located 14 mitei eait of lloydminsfer, Sask. Highest or any lender not necessarily accepted. For further details contact; GEORGE McTONE Box 213 Lashbum, Sasli. Phone 306-285-3621 or .JOHN KER _ Box 1ST Lctshbufn, Sosk. 306-285.3664 until the fall lo get public re- action. Tlie ultimate custody ol his- torical resources should rest with the government, ths re- port says, although it gave no answer as to how resources In private hands cculd be obtain- ed. It recommends that when a planned development places a historical site in jeopardy, an impact study must hr> done and Ihe government should have the power to stop construction to protect the resource. An Alberta heritage tntst Is proposed lo support activities in the area, financed initially by a million capital grant fi om the province. F u n tj s be provided for persons protecting, salvagLu" or dis- playing historical F.spansion of historical dis- plays in cities and towns other than Edmonton and Calgary is needed and historical material trim ethnic and religious groups should be maintained. "All suitable methods should be sought to achieve the co- operation of the Indian and Metis peoples" in presentation of their history on the western plains. moral obligation" lo support measures. He blamed the media for spreading the impression that his party opposed tlie measures. He said "thousands and thou- s.inds" of Canadians will be hurt if tlie measures are blocked because many com- panies already have made deci- sions based on the assumption they will be approved. NDP Leader David Lewis said the Conservative party "suddenly remembered which side its bread was buttered on" by coming out in favor of the proposals. "We've always said Uiat both the Tories and the Liberals are connected with the corporate sector of Government House Lender Al- lan AfacEachen said later he hopes the measures will be brought into Parliament before ths end of March. New pact for Panama canal vetoed by U.S. Town ivants share of gas finds REDCLIFF, Alta. (CP) The Chamber of Commerce to this southern Alberta community passed a resolution Wednesday asking the provincial govern- ment for a share of any natural gas reserves which may be found in the nearby Suffield area. The government announced last week it will begin a drill- ing program to evaluate re- sources in the block of land at Suffield, 30 miles north of Medicine Hat. The resolution, to be present- ed to the Alberta and Medicine Hat chambers, asks that one- quarter of proven and unprovcn gas reserves IK set aside for the future needs of Medicine Hat and Redcliff as manu- facturing centres. With the gas committed to the two communities, the resol- ution says it would be compen- sation for economic losses should activities of Canadian and British armed forces at Suffield be restricted because of exploration, ad budget bargain' EDMONTON (CP) A plan- ned advertising budget to get the public's co-operation on environmental control is a environment minis- ter Bill Yurko said Wednes- day. Mr. Yurko, speaking about his department's million budget, told the legislature the advertising campaign will be primarily based on encourag- ing return of pop, wine and liquor bottles. Eye and Lip Make-Up Compact, 30 Pretly Pal Translucent Pressed Powde; Compact, The Wild Butteilly Eye and Lip Make-Up Compact conteins four told, untamed paslel shades inCremt lipstick plus three shimmering shades ot Brush-On Eyeshadow all in one a mini-ward robe of co'or designed to help you create a "duller" of make-up looks for eyes p.nd lips, Ths Prelly Pat Translucent Prcsserf Powder has a now design lo match ths Wild Butterfly triemo...a lovely nourish of spring excitement fortouch-uD3. Come In new and lei us show you howl NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE Wigs Perfumes COUEGE MALL PHONE 328-157! That resolution was adopted by 12 votes to none, with three abstentions. The U.S. used a veto last Sep- tember to kill a resolution on the Middle East. Its first veto Wheat deal information requested WASHINGTON (AP) Rep- resentative John Melcher (Dem. Mont.) is asking con- gress to dig deeper into the Nixon administration's hand- ling of last year's {1 billion U.S. Soviet grain deal. Melcher says he has been as- sured by a Continental Grain Co. source that "the fact that huge quantities were Involved was known to officials in the department of agriculture when the first sale was made in July, and further that FBI had information in that names "a statement made dur- ing official investigation by the FBI and interrogation of the. grain companies." Agriculture Secretary Earl L. Butr has said the justice de- partment found no criminal wrong doing by past or present government workers and no criminal fraud by firms involv- ed in the sale. was used several years earlier to stop a resolution on Rho- desia. The canal waa the key Issue of the council sessions here, which began with a March 15 address by Panamanian strong- man Gen. Omar Torrijos. He demanded abrogation of a 1903 treaty granting the U.S. perpetual rights over the 600 square-mile canal zone. Panama says that the zone a U.S. colonial enclave and a military base. Explaining his veto, U.S. rep- resentative John Seal! said: "We do not consider It helpful or appropriate for the Security Council to adopt a resolution dealing with matters o( sub- stance In a continuing negotia- tion." Sweep winner DUBLIN (CP) The Irish hospitals sweepstake super prize, worth was won today by Michael Conroy o( Dublin. This Is the first time the su- per prize has gone to Ireland. Canadians have won it on livo previous occasions. Officials also announced that the prize fund for Saturday'3 Irish sweeps Lincoln, to be run at Doncaster, Yorkshire, stands at It includes 14 prizes each of and for the first three horses. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lclhln-idge Pinchcr Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton...... Grande Prairie Banff......... CaJgary........ Victoria........ Pcnticton...... Kami oops...... Vancouver Saskatoon...... Herrina Winnipeg...... Toronto Ottawa......... Montreal....... St. John's Halifax......... Charlotletown Fredericton..... Chicago New York...... Miami......... Los Angeles I.DS Vegas...... Phoenix Rome......... Paris.......... London Berlin......... Amsterdam..... Moscow........ H 50 49 58 40 34 40 44 50 50 47 48 47 61 50 31 36 33 34 31 38 33 43 44 80 60 59 64 61 58 52 55 41 I. Pro' 32 25 31 12 M 27 27 32 28 32 34 30 .30 rOUECAST: Lcthbridge-Mcdicine Hat Toilay: Cloudy. Highs 45-30. Lows Friday: Highs ncnar 30. Calgary Today and Fri- day: Mainly sunny. Highs 40-50 botli clays. Lows near 25. Columbia Kootenay Today nnd Friday: Sunny with a few cloudy periods.Higbs both days 45 to 50. Lows tonight 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Rain or snow most areas today anil tonight with locally heavy Enow through the mountain areas. Occasional snow east and south variable cloudiness with few snow showers north- west Friday. Gusty northwest winds western sections today and spreading to east- ern sections Friday. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight 25 to 35. West of Continental Divide Periods of rain or snow today decreasing early tonight. Partly cloudy late tonight and Friday. Highs both days 40s. Lows to- night 20s. THE B.C. PEA GROWERS LIMITED LIMITED QUANTITY OF FOR SALE PHONE 362-4255 BROOKS, ALBERTA HUTCHISON AUGERS All Sizes 4" io 10" Diameter The Fost Sure Way lo More Grain See Ken Dickson or Doug Irwin at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTtS HIGHWAY LElrlBRIDGE PH. 328-1141 See our display at Ag Expo 73. OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OP AHA All roads and highways in the Lethbridge district arc bare and dry and in good driving condition. Highway 1 TransCanada, Cal- gary to GoMen is in good win- ter driving condition. Golden to Rcvelstoke is mainly bare with some slippery sections and has been sanded. The Banff- Radium Highway is experienc- ing freezing rain and has slip- pery sections. The Banl'f-Jaspcr Highway has some slippery sections and motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock. A 75 per cent loading restric- tion has beer placed on High- way 61 from the east junction of Highway 30 to Foremost and from one mile south of Fore- most lo Manybovries. A 75 per cent loading restriction is also in effect on Highway 879 from three miles north of Foremost lo the end of the pavement. Effective Friday at 7 a.m. [here will be a 75 per cent load- ing restriction on Highway 3 from BOW Island fo Medicine Hat and on Highway 62 from Magi-alb to the U.S. bor- der. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutls nTayn9 to 6 p'm-; Dci Borita 3 f 6 P.m.; le, B.C. 0 a.m. to 6 p.m.; KinBsgale, B.C.; 24 hours Hykerls a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain closed; ffildborse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;