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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IH6 IHHK1DGE HERAID SOLDIERS THREE IN CAMBODIA Three Cambodian one at left holding a B40 sit in back of a truck with their weapons on arriving at the Norodon Pal ace in Phnom Penh to take up positions Legislature roundup Highway Traffic Act change to help impaired drivers EDMONTON CP Alberta Highways Minister Gordon Taylor feels it is unfair that an impaired driving conviccon that took place 20 or 30 years ago could cost a person his drivers licence for three csts of justice the Highway Traffic Act is being amended so that only unpaired driving convictions during the last 10 years will be considered for the purposes of the threeyear I He told the legislature As it stands three con Wednesday that in the intervictions over any period of Municipalities to share tax income from industry EDMONTON CP Munici palities will be able to band to gether in sharing tax income from indsutry in the Fred minister of municipal said Wednes Amendments to the Munici pal Government Assistance Act at this session of the legislature will permit the Colborne told the annual conference of the Alberta Im provement Districts Advisory Committee This would cut down on com petition between neighboring municipalities for Colborne also said the government wants to take some of the population pressure off the The government was preparing legislation to en sure a high quality of life for whether they live in the cities or the I do not want to see facili ties in outlying communities such as hospitals and schools falling into The conference heard criti cism of all levels of govern ments for leading farmers astray with poor A few years ago we were urged to borrow money and ex pand our said Cliff Edg son of Now the price of our products is down and interest is high Another speaker said govern ments had encouraged fanners to raise I think the biggest offender is government said Mr Edgson All of us farmers had better take a pret ty close look at government ad Vote favors mediation in salary dispute EDMONTON CP The University of Alberta General Faculty Council Wednesday voted in favor of mediation and compulsory arbitration to settle salary disputes with aca demic The which has the support of the Association of Academic now must be approved by the Board of Governors The board is expected to discuss the mat ter at a meeting April 2 The association has asked for armed forces a wage increase of S350 a year be any armed forces to talK for its members in about in he next academic The board leader of the forces loaded with Separatists REGINA CP Canadian armed forces units based in Quebec are loaded with Sepa Rene Levesque said at a news time lead to a 36month sus The amendment is one ol many proposed in 14 bills thai were given first Other changes in the High way Traffic Act would require trailers to have turn prohibit the towing by a motor vehicle en a highway of any person riding a bcven and out Cue onus on the driver when a per Faulkner faces challenge in Unionist party ranks BELFAST AP Brian new prime minister of Northern faced today a new challenge from hardline elements of his Protestant based Unionist partys right While Faulkner put the finish ing touches to his right wingers stepped in with de mands for general They believe elections would give them a strong chance of ousting the middleroad Union ists who form the main part of Faulkners base in the 52mem ber Ulster This would open the way for a much tougher line against the republi can elements who dominate much of the countrys Roman Catholic William the former home affairs minister whom Court told Nelson happy night before slayings CP Dale Merle Nelson joked and laughed in a hotel bar the night before five children and three adults were killed in his home town of West Creston in south eastern British a Supreme Court jury was Rival unions battle disrupts meeting QUEBEC CP A brawl be tween construction workers be longing to rival unions broke up a meeting of a Quebec national assembly committee Wednes Committee m e m b e r s scat tered as about 30 workers be longing to the Quebec Federa tion of Labor and the rival Con federation of National Trade Unions cursed and punched each other for sev eral minutes in the committee room before There were apparently no in juries resulting from the but the windshields of cars parked outside the assembly building were appar ently by soms of the combat Debate hi the assembly ilself r ill uic daacuiuiy was haltea for 20 minutes after members realized that their cars were being damaged and rushed to tie windows of the secondfloor chamber to see what was the brawl in the committee room took place he fore the cameras of a television crew commissioned by the gov motor vehicle and it cannot be determined which of two or more occupants is An act to establish a new de partment of youth and recreation was The new department will take over the functions of the existing youth department and certain functions of the provincial sec retarys The department would ini foster and encourage the orderly development of all con structive forms of youth and recreational activi ties in the Donovan minister of lands and introduced a bill which will provide more protection for the provinces nonurban areas against fire and Besides outlining responsibilities for controlling and preventing the act allows the de partment to commandeer men and equipment to clean up pol lution related to the oil and gas During consideration of bud get Hugh Homer Anne said the province had done little in the way of highway construction during the last five years and i needs a crash program to im j prove its road I Im all for a crash pro result in more taxes I suddenly lose my Tay lor ernment to prepare a 30minute documentary presenting the dif ferent points of view of the par ties in the construction HEARING JUST BEGAN The disorders began about 10 minutes after the assemblys labor committee had begun a hearing on the jobsecurity as pect of Quebecs threeyearold construction About 20 burly QFL members burst into the room on the first floor of the national assembly shouting denunciations of the Were disgusted Hurry they were fed up with the QFL president Louis Laberge tried hi vain to quiet the demon who con inued to shout insults at CNTU president Mar cel Labor Minister Jean Ccurnoyer and the committee Laberge told the commit tee members the QLF usually did not behave in such a man ner but added that some of its members are losing patience with the dealys in resolving the construction Media rapped by Manning OTTAWA CP The mass media in Canada are falling far short of the responsible presen tation of issues and events that the public has a right to expect from Senator Ernest Manning told the Senate The former Social Credit pre mier of Alberta said responsible mass media are of vital import ance in a democratic The soundness of decisions made by the public depended on how fully and accurately it was But the mass media on the whole were not doing this job in If Quebec votes to separate creased ogical progress seemed to have far outstripped the ability of those controlling the media to People have made it clear j factual information re to me that they dont want in1 portca mmout as Speaking in debate on the re duruig the next provincial Glee and the federal govern ment decided to call in the there would not has offered to pay a larger share of pension contributions and onehalf the cost of a cten tal care but has not made a salary Parti sai1 his party has lists of the number of Sep aratists in the forces which are but said he will take not known to Defence Minister j Gettys suggestion under Don Getty PCStrathcona j of the Senates special West suggested the Alberta committee on mass Sen Oil and Gas Conservation ator Manning said the need for Board place greater emphasis on studying market possibili ties outside the Premier Harry Strom said government and board officials are already involved in such Donald an informed public and in turn a responsible mass media should have been the focal point for the committees recommen Senator Manning smgkd out four areas in which he said the The media too frequently failed to employ qualified re perhaps because man agement was unwilling to pay enough to attract But the public suffered as a There was Me practice oi slanting news by putting empha sis on things the media chose to The fine print in a news item might reflect an event with reasonable accuracy but headlines and the promin ence given selected items all too often gave the public a different A policy of antimorality hac become especially with the electronic On many television anything about morality or spiritual val ues tended to be The mass media catered ex cessively to the the revolutionary and the nega In some ways the elec tronic media were the worst of fenders with the CBC dou bly guilty because it spent tax payers Senator Manning said the Quebec crisis at the time of Labor Minister Pierre Laportes murder last fall by terrorists was R blatant example of such old John at one time rotherinlaw to testified that Nelson and another man had been drink ing in a hotel bar and later in hotel room on the night of Nelson appeared he was joking and talk ing to McKay Nelson had left the hotel about McKays testimony came in the third day of Nelsons non capital murder trial hi the deaths of Tracy and Catherine Maureen sis er of Nelsons wife and at one Sme married to told ie court Nelson came to her West Creston home on the af ternoon of 4 and took back a rifle she had borrowed from She said she lived alone with her daughter and had the gun or VICTIM VISITING Hambler said that when Nelson came to get the Shirley Tracys who was also was visit tag the Hambler said Nblson was in a friendly mood and sat and talked with her and She added that she that he had been Testifying as to the events that Hambler said she talked with Wasyk on the telephone about 9 and a Frank vis ited her about 30 minutes Shortly before she she heard a car drive up to her house and footsteps on the When Chauleur went to the a car hfe later de scribed as similar to Nelsons drove away in the direction the Wasyk about 200 yards Nelson was arrested 6 after a major police search launched following the discovery of the bodies of Mrs about Raymond Isabelle Amand Brian Pau and Kenneth The body of Tracy Wasyk was found during the search and after Nelson was captured the body of Catherine St Antand was Debbie Wasyk was expecte to testify today as the trial media falls short of what Canaj excessive conduct by the dians have a right to J Tfte terrorists had known viol ence would gain hem a national audience for their political catac and it Senator Manning said his feel Faulkner defeated for the pre said Without changes in lawand order policy tills government will last only a couple of Craig added Our next move will be to bring about conditions or a general we hope by the end of TEST FRIDAY The first possible test of rightwing strength against the iOyearold Faulkner comes Fri day when the new premier goes before the 300strong standing committee of the Ulster Union ist Normally the committee could be expected to endorse without a vote Faulkners succession to James who resigned last weekend after 22 months in But Craig believes that if a challenge to the new premier can be mounted he will receive the backing of at least onethird of the committees In forming his Faulk ner was expected to keep for himself the key ministry of home WINS SCIENCE AWARD OTTAWA CP head of the organicspec trochemistry section of the Na tional Research Council of Can has been selected by the Chemical Institute of Canada for the 1971 Fisher scientific lec ture it was announced The award is given an nually for distinguished contri butions in the field of anlytica Stanfield to Edmonton OTTAWA CP Opposition Leader Robert Stanfields itin erary for a fiveday visit to Regina and Edmonton was an nounced Stanfield will In Regina tonight and depart for Edmonton late the next During his oneday stop ha will appear on an openline ra dio attend an ecumenical service at Pauls Anglican tape a television show and meet local Conserva He will visit his daughter Sarah and her family in Ed monton and attend the Canadian Western Stock Show and Rodeo on Monday he will attend a joint Chamber of Kiwanis Commerce citizenship court and a reception sponsor ed by the Edmonton Construc tion On last day of the Stanfield will attend an Edmonton Petroleum Club luncheon and meet Mayor Ivor to discuss unemployment and welfare GEOLOGIST RETIRES OTTAWA CP a geologist who has spe cialized in uranium deposits and prospectflg retired Wednesday after spending 40 years with the Geological Sur vey of of helped pioneer the use of airplanes for geologi cal reconnaissance and map He has published a num ber of scientific articles and the Prospecting in a recognized textbook on pros Weather and road report Q ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H Lethbridge 29 Pincher Creek 43 Waterton 41 Medicine Hat 29 Grande Prairie Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regira LPre 16 15 12 16 8 2 15 43 18 10 50 28 51 25 27 28 8 50 32 22 10 26 23 19 13 12 Winipeg Toronto 24 27 Montreal 24 12 Johns Charlottetown Fredericton New York Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Honolulu 39 30 35 28 30 26 35 25 37 79 71 62 54 78 53 82 67 FORECAST Lethbridge Medicine Hat Light snow becom ing intermittent this Lows Friday Light Highs Calgary Today Light snow becoming intermittent this Lows Fri day Light Highs Kootenay To mainly cloudy with some rain or wet Lows tonight 30 to High Friday 45 to Trudeaumum on seal hunt OTTAWA CP Prime Min ister Trudeau was asked in the Commons Wednesday to stop the seal hunt in the Gulf of Grace Maclnnis ay made the re1 quest and referred to reports that a bill was introduced in the Congress asking that the import of sealskins te Mr Trudeaii made no Although the leading daily newspapers there had been in often vehement opposition ings about the media are not stood he due to any adverse effect the te whether it ever media had had on his political lost a seat because of what he career in Alberta where he was called the s conSiant premier for 25 j antigovernment bias v this illustrated how wide the credibility gap is be tween tlis public and the iNimsick warns law tough lo enforce That s you when you bu BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTi You get Moore Quality You get Moore Value You get Moore Professional Service from your Benjamin Moore Paint Dealer You get More of liver thing for your Money Get Moore for your money at your Benjamin Moore Paint VICTORIA CPi A bill to identify and control dune buggies and other allterrain vehicles in British Columbia ncceued ap proval in principle in the leg All three parties approved the principle of the al though aspects of its operation were Leo Nimsick NDP Koote nay said a clause prohibiting snowmobiles from travelling on private land would be dif ficult to enforce because snow would make t hard to see land French classes I at Edmonton EDMONTON CP More than 100 federal civil servants in Edmonton will attend special French classes at the Univer sity of Alberta next fall says Marcel Caron of Caron directorgeneral of the federal government lan guage bureau said in an inter view he was pleasantly sur prised at the enthusiastic re action of Edmonton federal civ il servants toward Ottawas new drive for bilingualism among civil AN INVITATION To visit The Boys at our booth at the Seed Fair and see our display of Irrigation Equipment Pump Unit Knight Auggie Wagons Ttr Rolling Cultivator Precision Planters John Bean Sprayers Candy Fertilizer Applicators Hesston StakHand GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273145 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESV OF AMA Highway Carway to mostly covered with some icy Card ston to travel lanes mostly Highway Lethbridge to Grassy travel lanes bare and Highway Lethbridge to travel lanes bare j and Lundbreck to the BC somc packcd lcy Highway Lethbridge to Highway Lethbridge to bare except for occa sional icy sections east of Card to long icy scclions Highway Pincher Creek to packed snow or Highway Monarch to Car travel lanes Highways 52 and travel lanes Highway some short icy Highway Trans Canada Calgary to Rcvel mainly bare with a few slippery Generally in good winter driving BanffRadium and BanffJas per highways arc bare and in good winter driving CrestonSahno is mosjv bare yvVd whBre PORTS OF ENTRY Opening and Closing TimpslCoutts 24 hours Carway 9 to 6 Del Bonita 9 to 6 9 to 6 24 bours PorthillRykerts 8 to Chief Mountain 8 to B ;