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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE tETHESIDCE KKAUJ March l7t i UVE COVERAGE coverage of the proceedings of tho Nova Scotia legislature by both radio and television began It was the first day of a threeweek trial approved unanimously by house members last Legislature Roundup Spending estimates okayed tor two departments EDMONTON CP The Al berta legislature approved spending estimates Monday for the agriculture and attorney generals departments for the the contract in RCMP costs hi Alberta now is 7 per cent and Gerhart aid the percentage will rise to 0 per cent in the last year of 197172 fiscal Education I dont know where we can Clark said Agriculture department get better service for the spending is estimated at down from re The legislature also moved in the current fiscal year which into the education department ends March primarily be cause some branches have been transferred to other de The irrigation secretariat and agreements and the water re sources division have been transferred to the new depart ment of the environment and the executive council has taken over agricultural rehabilitation and The attorneygenerals de partment will get next year compared with in the current fiscal In reply to Bill Dickie PC Calgary Attorney General Edgar Gerhart said TORONTO CP Jus tice Patrick Hartt of Ontario Supreme Court said Monday he has urged the National Pa role Board to grant an early parole for a man he sentenced to 10 years in jail 1 last When Justice Hartt sentenced Randel Pa of Preston on a manslaughter he said the government Is not consid a threepage statement ering establishing a provincial police RCMP CONTRACT The province now is in the seventh year of a 10year con tract with the which will cost the province The provinces share of Westinghouse white sale STACKON AND I personally can see no benefit to anyone in sending you to penitentiary for a long term but under the prevailing theories of sentencing I have no Paquette had pleaded guilty to the fatal stabbing of Man uel of following a prolonged drinking bout last July Justice Hartt noted in his judgment that Paquette had been raised in abject subjected to extreme abuse from an alcoholic VENGEANCE NOT ENOUGH He had a record going back to age All the cases in volved The society that now de mands vengeance as a punish ment for your crime must at the same time be prepared to accept a large measure of the responsibility for the fact that you are here the judge told Justice Hartt said Mon day that Paquette was a young man and had real prob lems After they were straight ened it would be ridicu lous to have him spend 10 years in Paquette normally would not be eligible for parole until he has served three years and three months of the 10year sentence In a letter to a Toronto Salaried workers earn more 20yearold for small i n r 1 I M IS 1 1 3 3 1 ra Scotia legislature a threeweek Vi action p By RALPH HARRIS WASHINGTON Renter President XLran praised the erformance of Somh Vietnamse forces in Laos and said eondently Monday night that it good enough to permit tho continued withdrawal of American troops from The president said he f b announce next month another troop withdrawal that would continue the American pullout it least at the present rate of men a Nixon told a television audience in a live broadcast that the jiree major goals of the Laotian campaign had been He said these were to v Nixon f ontinued American withdrawals from South give protection for troops remaining and provide proof that he South man for could defend in an hourlong interlew devoted mainly to spoke with high optimism bout the progress of the s Laotian and the irospects for continued U ISCOUNTS REPORTS Facing interviewer Howard Smith of the American iroadcasting in the White ouse the president discounted the impact made by ress reports and television film epieting the current South Vitnamese withdrawal as a disorerly He said they gave only mall part of the picture and id not show how well most of Saigons troops had Nixon said that he had not made any decisions as to whether he would leave the Vhite House after his first ouryear term or stand for election Nixon rejected what he called he political temptation of a precipitate withdrawal from ietnam or even setting a deadine for a complete as lemanded by many congressional arrest is CP A 9yearold man was to be Jiarged in magistrates court in ander late today in connection irith a threatening letter sent to reaiier Joseph Srnallwood during the FLQ crisis in Quebec last The man was arrested by RCMP early today at La Scie m Newfoundlands northeast about 200 mites west of The signed was postmarked Gander and poce said it read in part You are a you are In plainclothes poicemen remained close to the premier after a flurry of threatening telephone An RCMP spokesman said the alls probably were the work of young people or cranks trying o cause NO NAMES GIVEN An investigation was continung but police declined to say if they had the names of Two calls were received Thursday by Johns case made stations and four more were Monday as the Several plainelothes policemen were stationed in the spectators gallery and two were inside the bar of the Smallwood did not appear upset by the But if there is any danger of someone shooting at you youre very grateful for the hs said in an He said he would prefer not to be accompanied by police wherever lie went but since he had no choice you make friends with m trial und CP Dale Merle of West declined Monday o enter pleas on two charges of oncapital murder laid after three adults and five children ere slain in the West Creston rca of the Kootenays Not guilty pleas were entered by the court for on trial on two counts in the deaths of Vacy and Catherine arrested after one of largest appeared calm as he entered the ourtroom Monday morning but was shaking slightly as he stood o hear the charges against him Justice Aikins of Vancouver and the jury of eight men and four women heard two witnesses Fred a provincial government described a map of the West Oresten area while RCMP Allan ilarcctte of the identification jranch in this East Kootenay citv pointed out locations of homes of the victims and the Photographs of the Wasyk residence and a knife found r way Kcted to be presented by about 30 Crown It is alleged Nelson went to the Wasyk home in the early morning and killed Alex about and Two other and Police came to the BowenColthurst and found he two They then went o a nearbv home and when hey returned Tracys body was A police search started and ed to the Raymond Phipps residence about two miles vhere Isabelle Brian Paul and Kenneth were found Catherine Amand was BowenColthurst said the search continued and Nelsons car was found that afternoon on a forestry road several miles The dismembered and mutilated body of Tracy Wasyk was found near the The court was told RCMP captured Nelson about 5 6 near his home and pepper his recipe for long life WALLA AP A 110yearold former bronco buster lays his claim for long life to daily amounts of cayenne Im still just a young says George Gibbs who was born March 1861 in Fort and lives alone In his small He still cuts his own firewood and does his own housekeeping and Gibbs never He says his eyesight is failing and his bones are aching some He travelled west to Wash by ox team wagon when he was 12 years Gibbs says he has operated a farmed and tamed wild kayed wnts at up more than 35 per he provinces 197172 on Minisger Rober id the province will ler cent of elementary mdary education costs with propsrty taxes ing 39 pel ji tax fraud CALGARY CP of Calgary was fined in provincial court for wading income tax between 962 and 1967 on more than Judge Read gave him until April SO to pay the Smith also has to pay back axes of plus 25 per cent of that amount as a civil penalty for late raps Spain on Arab policy UNITED NATIONS r Israel has accused Spain oi following for more than 20 years a biased proArab Replying to a Spanish ilhHfw 9 llftlilliK his opening Amand was located was critical of the Israeli takeover of all mtenced spokesman for ole board said if tirnces so warrant the nay review Paquettes an earlier 5 TREATMENT ustice at 44 the 5t judge on the Ontario e has recom1 leniency in severa include a 10year sent3 imposed Friday on a old Kitchener youth empted murder of a recommended thai treatment at Penetane Ontario Justice e is not likely to attack I would recom arly BowenCotthurst of Victoria outlined evidence area whsre the car and the Wasyk girls body had been Catherine had a fracture skull and had been stabbed in the Associate Crown counsel in the case is Leo Nimsick o while counsel for the defence is Moran of Cas Discovery of the killings resulted in a weekend of terror for residents of the Creston Val ley and led to a search involv tog more thon 40 RCMP offi a Canadian Forces heli copter and three tracker It was a police dog tihat ac tually subdued Nelson after he was spotted lying under a tree near his When he did no comply with an order to stant up and throw away his police dog Count was sent after Nelson Eyewitnesses said Nelson rose to meet was knockec down by the dog and quickl handcuffed by His loaded rifle was in the crook of a tree near him and police said abou a dozen rounds of ammunition were found at the The trial chief delegate Jyosef Tetoah said that document mus K read hi the context of the Spanish attitude toward every political aspect relating to the Vliddle Spain did not raise its voice when Arab states twice in recent times initiated and launched military including heavy shellings on endangering all its holy places and religious Tekoah said in a letter to Unitec Nations SecretaryGeneral U Spam also made no mov during the Jordanian oc cupation of part of Jerusalem the Jewish holy places and reh gious institutions and die who of the Jewish quarter of the ol city were want only and system atically destroyed and Jew were denied access to their hoi and 10 ABOVE 12ftft AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H LPrc Lethbridge 19 3 Pincher Creek 15 4 road report Fredericton 39 22 New York 51 32 Miami 73 63 permit for triple trailers EDMONTON CP City council reversed a commission board recommendation Monday by denying a oneyear permi for triple trailers to enter the City Commissioner S t aji Hampton recommended Thurs day a yearlong permit for tripletrailer trucks be issued to Canadian Freightways Ltd The commission board sai the trailers had been operating in the city since 1969 on several temporary permits and had caused no The provincial Highway Traf fie Board allowed Canadian Freightways to operate thi combination units between Ed monton and Calgary run in 1969 for a fivemonth trial Angeles 61 53 Las Vegas 81 56 81 74 43 57 Paris 33 44 39 54 Hat 19 8 Edmonton 124 Grande Prairie 17 1 Banff 17 5 28 43 41 46 37 50 Stockholm 21 32 15 6 Victoria 41 39 36 51 FORECAST Medicine Calgary Today and Wednesday Mostly Light Brisk southeast Lows near Highs Columbia Kootenay Today Cloudy with a few Wednesday Mainly A few showers of rain or wet snow in the Kootenay area in the Highs today Lows tonighl Highs Wednesday 35 32 26 George 33 24 Vancouver 44 41 Saskatoon 13 7 Regina 1214 19 1 Toronto 33 15 tear progress claim is rejected PARIS Reuter Noll Vietnam rejected today Pres dent Nixons claim that the Laotian campaign had made prog ress and said the South Viet namese incursion had faila The criminal operation un dertaken in southern Laos b the United States and the Sai gon puppet administration fo nearlv two months has com plclcly fe spokesma oi Hanois Paris peace talks de egaion said in a statement is sued 30 12 Montreal 27 10 d news Prairie mers VA CP Otto Lan responsible for the C wheat told th is Monday that ordi tstanding cash a will not be deductet avments being mad he recently announce s to the income stabi Ian for Prairie fanner Burton Hogin as asked whether farm D have outstanding ad would have the amoun d from the new pa expected to total som jang said that defaul ould be considered Johns 40 30 41 31 36 29 INVITATION Jo visit The Boys at our booth at the Seed Fair and tee our display of Irrigation Equipment Pump Unit fa Knight Auggie Wagons fa Rolling Cultivator Stanhay Precision Planters John Bean Sprayers Gandy Fertilizer Applicators fa Hesston liav Mars can su AP Three scientists sterilized fine soil and ground glass then bombarded it with ultraviolet The result indications thai Mars could support a form oi Norman Jerry Hubbard and James Hardy experimented for a year at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Our findings show that organic material is indication pport life with the soil and glass reacting with ultraviolet radia tion like that which reache Mars in formed o ganic compounds just below th The experiment showed tha sunlight over a long time coil produce considerable amoun of such chemicals as acetald formaldehyde and gly colic the researchers sail These chemicals are considerec essential in the evolution of lif This is the most pistol LONDON Reuter A Mai ser pistol carried by Sir vancos from under rtvisioi zation John East 1 ers wh vances deducted ments lCi Lang said that def ters would be considered w the payments are but produced by sunlight on ordinary outstanding cash ad the surface of they retian biological evolution that would not be affected Kai Stanley Korchmski i had asked Lang whether he would an nounce any new assistance to farmers for the storage of grain on Since the minister had said there should be less grain in storage at commercial this would result in more remaining on the Lang said the overall situation need not worsen on the farm with the suggested change ported have had in the last five years They simulated Martian soil Horowitz There are sti with baked earth and crushed many houeve and the thin atmosphere which wont be resolved unt with carbon carbon we land on the monoxide and water Scientists hope to land an un They said the gases combined manned rocket on Mars in 197 bton Churchill when he was a newspaper correspondent in the Boer War was sold today to U movie producer Carl Fore man for The en graved with the name was lost by the young reporter when he was captured by the South Africans in NO UNBALANCEDBALANCEO AIR LOAD PROBLEMS FLOW DRYINO CALGARY fCPi Salaried1 workers in Alberta earned an average of S132 90 a week in compared with i S12007 a car sajs the Alberta Bureau of Engineering workers had the highest salary at an average of SaskalOOn 1 a werk while in i Uie petroleum industry were close behind at S202 Lowest wages were in the semeo industries with hold SASKATOON A fire and restaurant getting drtrovcd the Embers N i fi h t an average of 56625 a valued by the owners at personnel service employees about cfifi and retail trade clerks j one as in the cluh when SfJi the fire started and dnmagcd Calgary tho highest pay hr floor Firemen ing city with an nf this blae but fire dmonLon out on the roof club destroyed LcthbridRe 1 Metlicine ITnt 112f3 and lied 1 Deer about an hour later The cause of tho uns not The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will hold its ND MS1E1 at the El RANCHO CONVENTION CENTRE MARCH GUEST SPEAKER CLAUDE Editor and Publisher of Le Montreal Ticket available at the Lelhbridge Chamber of Commerce Office at P A warm welcome is extended to surrounding Chamber membris and their wives the general public to attend this dinner GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273165 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESV OF ASIA Highway Carway to Card some icy Card ston to travel lanes mostly Highway LeJibridge to Grassy travel lanes bare and Highway Lethbridge to travel lanes bare ami dryLundbreck to the BC some snow packed icy Highway Lethbridge to Highway Lethbridge to hare except for occa sional icy sections east of Card Lethbridge to sono long icy Highway Pincher Creek to covered with packed snow or Highway Monarch to Car travel lanes Highways 52 and lanes Highway some fchort icy Highway Trans Canada falgaiy to mainly bare with a few slippery Generally ui good winter driving BanffRadium and BanffJas per highways arc bare and in good winter drivuig Crcf tpnSalmo tvphv ay is bare and sanded where PORTS OV ENTRY Opening anii rinsing Coults 24 hours Carway 9 to 6 MST Del Bonila S to 6 9 to 6 p m B 21 bours PorthillHykerLs 8 to Chief Mountain 8 to S ;