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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Move being made to make changes Air charter rules under scrutiny March THl LETHBRIDGE HERAID 9 Plan study on moving JACK HORNER OLSON Leads blockade Reply cut off Angry Tory MPs rip into Grits OTTAWA CP Angry Con servatives contended in the Commons Wednesday that gov ernment MPs violated parlia mentary privilege b forcing an allnight session of the Com mons agriculture Jack Homer PCCrowfoot said in raising a question of privilege that government mem bers had the confirmed inten tion to sit until the committee was Speaker Lucien Lamoureux said he will rule later on Homers motion that the matter be referred to the Commons committee on privileges and el Lamoureux sharply cut off Agriculture Minister who tried three times to counter points made by CANT BE DEBATED Lamoureux said it isn t practice to debate in any way such a motion until a ruling has been made on whether there is a prima facie case of privilege If the Speaker finds there there will be a then pos sibly a Under the the motion could die on the order The Speaker gave no indica tion of when he will rule on the The agriculture committee began a session at 8 Tues day that lasted until a m Allnight session led by Mr have been blockading a overnment farm marketing ODD SENT IN Food was sent in at 4 oclock nd food was consumed while le committee stormed arguing that this as Im sure it never was al owed in this House and Im ure it should never be allowed in Members laughed and shame mockingly as he mads ris His mam point was that the 11night session was held with ut prior consultation with other parties on the The clerks and other staff had been told before 8 to pre pare to work all night and had done so on a shift But there had been no discus ion with It was done quite OLSON INTERVENES Olson tried to get into the debate after the Speaker ex pressed doubts whether he could iccome The minister argued that be cause Horner had said the privilege of all MPs was in Ottawa slow with money for study EDMONTON CP Alber ta is a little disappointed with Ottawas response to a requesl for financial assistance for a provincial study on urbaniza tion and the Municipa Affairs Minister Colborne said in the Premier Harry Strom tol Len Werry PC Calgary B own ess that Ottawa has shown interest in the study bu seems a httle reluctant to share in the Colborne said the study will be a continuing researcl effort to solve the problems faced by urban municipalities Research would be done a the request of municipalities and an attempt made to in solve elected representative and interested groups peo pie who will to live wit1 decisions when they are A cost sharing arrangemen has been worked out with the 10 cities in the province but i was hoped Ottawa would pic up a major portion of the bil the province is pro ceeding on the basis that th study will go ahead regardles of whether there is a federa Strom saic A study director will be ap pointed We really doni want to pro ceed without them because a study is only as good as your ability to get everyone but we There is an appropriation of in the 197172 budget Britain and I charier group must have could be organized sim es association members forlongeH ply for without the mem lave joined Canada in the foie roni of a move to amend the egulations governing group air president of the Canadian transport commis recently told a Commons committee Canada would end socalled affinity charters if m ernational cooperation werent Now the United States Civil Aeronautics Board has served notice it is considering a change its rules covering affinity lights while BOAC in Britain las intioduced a plan which gets around the affinity Under the affinity rule an or ganization whose main purpose is not travel can charter an in ternational flight for less than mlonly the associauoii meiuueia PV than six months prior to the bers of the group having to long to some association for a Mr Pickersgill told the Com purpose other than 1 ICKeiSyiU lum t111 mons loimniiiiee the rule he the rule could ates a privileged class of travel1 only be eliminated tnrough m ler and is almost impossible to ternational agreement Up to now all European coun He said he would like to see tries had supported the rule as the rule wiped out so a charter i set out by the International Air ordinary air fares The catch is that those Suspend trading on two iinuls GENEVA AP The Swiss I in Switzerland last Banking Commission Wednes1 The three funds were handled day suspended trading in Switz eiland of I1T and IDS venture the last two funds regis tered in this country by the crumbling Investors Overseas Services mutual fund The third dollar fund regis tered by IOS in this Fund of was suspended by an IOS IOS Man agement which announced Tuesday that it is withholding payment of firstquaiter divi dends in order to acquire assets and rights to operate independ ently of the mother IOS Ltd which owns 83 per cent of the Transport four months ago a gioup of European air carriers held a meeting to discuss the affinity he and anothti meeting is planned for Washing ton The V board proposed in February that any combination of 50 or more people who can make turn plans six months in could take advantage of low charter Tho board did not say when it planned to introduce the BOAC plans to extend a pio gram it introduced for flights from Britain to certain Carib bean islands last The BOAC fares offer big re ductions for passengers who in The faie is nonre fundable but passengers can in sure themselves against cancel lation CALGARY lCP A pre study into the feasibil ity of moving natural gas fiom Aiviic islands by pipeint as been commissioned four transmission and disirikLii Alternatives 10 be studied in clude routes fiom and King ChnsiKiii Mjncis to the Arctic tiMinland and from the two Ijndi to the western shoic oi Hudson Pipeline Engmeei ing and Management Senices of Can a Consortium of engineer ing are to do the studies fo gas Arctic systems studj ei The study gioup mem hois are Alberta Gas Trunk Line Columbia Gas System of Northern Natural Gas of and Texas Kastern Transmission of The natural gas discoienes Ltd on Me Kins Christian aie abcui miles north of Ed Quake recorded Sweden AP Tin strong earthquake in one occirred late Tues in iLTun Slun Mountains CMUS Sipkiang nv t jjiivilj Seismological Insli IKE r Tile viaiii in 22miIelong Tahoe could ewer a flat area the size of the state of Cat to a depth of more than H ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 3284095 he was Find a better Speaker interjected the Olson pleaded that it is his bill before the he las appeared as a and le is interested in the progress of the The agriculture minister argued that there was nothing secret about the meeting and eight or 10 attempts had been made to adjourn Stanley Knowles nipeg North Centre interrupted to ask whether the motion was eing If could everyone speak WARNED BY SPEAKER Lamoureux said this was his point He again warned Olson about opening a I was just trying to be help the minister launch ing into rebuttal When Lamoureux inter Olson said he thought it was usual for the other side to be heard when al legations were The Speaker overrode saying it is not the and Olson sat down as op position members jeered and banged desks in Homer asked Prime Minister Trudeau whether he would be prepared to meet with a political group of agricultural representatives on the Trudeau said he would prefer to hear the speakers de cision on Homers question of privilege before any decisions were made on any further ac tion from his side of the for the State court to decide pollution suit Ohio AP Ohio will take the Supreme Courts advice and turn to a slate court in its pollution dis putc with firms accused of poi soning Lake Erie with We will proceed in another Atloi neyGeneral Wil liam Brown said Tuesday after the Supreme Court declined 8 to 1 to settle the dis In the majority opinion dis missing Ohios complaint against chemical firms in Mich igan and Justice John I Harlan said the court recog EONNYVILLE CP The nized its but de council in this town 120 miles clined to exercise He said the northeast of Edmonton has cannot liuly Bilinguul signs placed on vehicles cd to place bilingual signs and decals on town Although the votein favor was only four to Mayor Edwin Collins said he received no sfalcmenl of opposition fiom council members Theic is a French speaking maionly in the com Iho major enoi rnous portions of our energy to such matters Harlan suggested Ohio take its suit against Dow Chemical of Dow Chemical of and the Wyandotte Chemicals Corp of to a slate court under the common law of Youre at 3 od V move U At Firestone Stores listed below or participating Dealers Corner 3rd and 8th Phone 3278548 Open Daily to Open a Firestone dget Account or use V ;