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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THI HERALD Jolurday, March 1! pages VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Paul opens to the public a unique exhibition today ivhlcli shows that a Bible t'OLilcJ be worth a a couple of few centu- ries ago, The exhibition displays the most precious manuscripts nnd printed editions of the Bible in (he Vatican Library- It took a laborious selection to choose lift items from the tens of thousands of unique or rare samples of the scriptures in posse? ion of the papacy. Pope Paul ordered the show as hi? contribution to the Year of the Hook proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organiza- tion for 1972. One of the most intriguing exhibits probably is a 14-inch- thick 13th century manuscript of the CM Testament, the thickest volume among the miles of shelves in the Vati- can Library. GOT THK lUHUS Count Federico d! MontefelU'o seized the city of Volt err a near Florence in 1472, he was content with that Bible as his share of looting, leaving all to his soldiers. The Vol terra Bible, written in liny Hebraic and Aramaic, had belonged to a wealthy Also on show Is the Vati- can's Gutenberg Bible, one of the few extant copies oE the first book produced between 14M nnd 1456 by Johann Gu- tenberg, the German inventor of printing, in Mainz. "At the- time it cost the equivaleat of SSCO-5900 or two or three oxen.'1 explains Jvfegr, Salvatore Garofalo, a leading Bible export. "Oxen, which suffer less from devaluation, can be a bettor yardstick of value." The exhibits are displayed In glass oases In Sistine Hall. It will open to the public through the year ?-s part of the Vatican museums tour- Police nab 17 militants diu'iiifj visit PORT LOUIS, Mauritius (AP) Police arrested at least 17 militants protesting Queen Eliz- abeth's visit, opposition sources said today, but the royal party breezed through a colorful pro- gram unperturbed. The Queen's second day o n this sugar-growing island miles off Africa ended her day tour which began in Thai- land and took her and Prince Philip through Southeast Asia and across the Indian Ocean. About Mauritians and foreigners shared drinks with the Queen at a garden party in the bre.itli-taking P a m p 1 e- znousses botanical reserve. Police seized a number of per- sons during the visit for trying to demonstrate or for defacing the gigantic portraits and multi- colored banners splashed across this country. The leftist Movement Militant Mauricien objected to the visit because it maintains the coun- try has stayed too close to Brit- ain since independence in 1968. Wyse hits tin ULSTER WORKERS PROTEST Some of the shipyard who made on Instant protest agafmt direcl rule of Northern Ireland froni Westminster, are seen march- ing ihrough the streets of Belfast. (AP WirephoTo) backs down Trades pledge probe d? JL VfCTORIA (CP) Labor order paper. He said be w Minister James Chabot moved j the study to be" completed by tho end of tlw year. to defuse a potentially-explosive confrontation between labor and the British Columbia Social Credit government Friday by agreeing to witlxlraw legislation thai would have curbed self-pro- tective powers of tlie building traded unions. Tlx> minister announcc-d his decision following a day-long meeting of the B.C. and Yukon Building Construction Trades Council in Vancouver which pro- duced assurances that the coun- cil would conduct a study of in- ter-union rivalries within pro- vincial trades unions. The council's action was en- dorsed by the B.C. Federation of Labor and Mr. Chabot said it gave him no alternative but to allow the amendments to the Trade Unions Act to die on the The legislation, which sparked a walkout of thousands of plumbers in B.C. last week, was designed to invalidate clauses in collective agreements that allow u ni or lists to persuade persons not to enter an employer's place of business, handle his products Motorcycle gang member life gets CALGARY (CP) Douglas Bruce Agate, 23, o( Calgary, one of 10 members of a motor- cycle gang in court on charges of non capital murder, was sentenced here to life imprison- ment, but charges against six others were reduced and three others were acquitted. Acquitted were James Erling Glabais of Red Deer, Gory Mi- chael Palter of Calgary and Daniel Adolph Toews of Linden. Sentenced to 2tt years in pri- son on a reduced charge of man slaughter were Robert Paul Eerton, George Stuart Lowe, Dennis Bruce Bollen, Dave James Kuntz and Girard Alyre Leblanc, all of Calgary, and Ronald John Dale of Red Deer. The 10, identified as mem- bers of the Grim Reapers Mo- torcycle Club, were charged following the death in March, 1970, of Ronald George Hartley of Calgary, leader of a rival motorcycle club. Originally, 13 members of the Grim Reapers were con- victed in September, 1970, but appeals resulted in one life sentence being upheld against Ronalds Emkite of Calgary, one other member being acquitted, and retrials called for the other 11 members. This was reduced to 10 because Emkite's brother, Lou, Is in a coma in hospital. Let me help you buy a Nelson Home Let me show you iho complete fine of 1972 Nefson manufactured homes. Split levels. Bungalows. Sprit entries. Low prices for all budgets. ARTDRIEDIGER PHONE ME AT 272-4727, CALGARY or carry o n normal Inisi n ess with that employer. Union leaders h ad received legal advice that the amend- ments would, not onJy wipe out protective work clauses in con- struction agreements, but Also liot cargo and picket line clauses that protect a unionist's job when he refuses to handle goods declared rhol'' by his union or to cross a legal picket line. Family protection sought EDMONTON (CP) A nil that would require a muni- cipal government to pay tlie cost of relocation when it ex- iropriates a family home was ncroduced by the Alberta leg- slature Friday by Albert Lud- vig Mountain Mr. Ludwig's proposed Fam- ly Homes Expropriation Act defines a family home as a house which was been the home of a family unit for a reason- able time and the land adjoin- ing the house, up !o a maxi- mum of IVi acres. In such an expropriation, the owner would qualify for compen- sation that would, at current costs and prices put him in a position lo acquire a home rea- sonably equivalent to the one acing expropriated. Mr. I.udwig said outside the house that fair market value of home is no longer a proper criterion on which to base com- pensation and human factors such as loss of ties with old friends and neighbors and loss of a place in the community, to be considered. Three government bills were also given first reading Friday. Cal Lee Mc- Knight) introduced a bill to amend the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Act. He said the amendment will allow for the appointment of a full-time chairman of the alcoholism and drug abuse commission, which would result in "more exten- sive and much-needed initia- tives ii. this crucial area." A bill which would create a new department of advanced education was introduced by lim Foster The department has actually >een in operation since last September when it was formed >y Alterta's new Progressive Conservative government, Mr. Foster, the minister o! advanced education, said tho department will attempt to co- ordinate the activities of the .iniversities, colleges vocational and technical training, contin .ling education and student fi- nance. A bill to amend the Northern Alberta Development Counci: Act, was introuced by Ai Adair (PC-Peace River) would increase council mem- Dcrship to eight from six. Mr. Adair, a minister withoul portfolio, said the increase wil allow for a better balance o' membership distribution. The council now has four members from the Slave Lake area, one from the eastern part of north- eastern Alberta and one from Edmonton. Table tennis team coining TOKYO (Renter) A Chinese table tennis team leave Peking next Tuesday for a tour of Canada, the United States and Mexico, the Japa- nese Kyodo news agency said foctay. A Kycdo dispatch from Pe- king said that Sung Chung, act- ing president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, dis- closed that the Chinese team, consisting of 20 male and fe- rnalo players and officials, will go to the United Slates after a visit to Canada. It said the Chinese (earn would then travel to Mexico be fore returning home. Six or seven Chinese Journal ists will accompany the team on the tour, the report said. Easter Sunday of Town Chef SPECIAL HOLIDAY MENU Sarveii from 11 a.m. Jo 7 p.m. Your of ROAST TURKEY BAKES PEPPER STEAKS with all trfmmlnaa PHONE EARLY TOR RESERVATIONS 327-6412 Chef from Paramount Thearri Taber home better to spend The Herald Legislature Burean EDMONTON Instead of exempting senior citizens from Bie education tax levied or property, the Alberta govern ment should build more facil ties to house them Doug Mill er sale Friday in the budget tpescr debate. "Surely this money coulc have been put to more effectiv use by building a nursing home for Taber or a senior citizen home for Milk he said He suggested the govemmen station more sales represenla lives for Alberta products in foreign countries in addition tc its agriculture marketing im provement plans. Mr. Miller also suggested ai advertising campaign to pro mote made in Alberta products Air search intensified SLAVE LAKE (CP) The Canadian armed forces miens' fied a search today for a pllo and his wife reported missin Friday night during a 200-mil fUght from Foolner Lake, Alta. near tho Alberta Northwes Territories border. Missing were Hank and Joyc Pauls of Footner Lake. Mr Pauls is a federal governmeir air radio operator. A Canadian forces spokes man said a night search for th single engine aircraft was ur successful. More aircraft join ed tho search at dawn. ree Tlic Herald pisl shire Kore V OMONTON In n peppery bYulfl y Hill vso IV Modiclnt' Hnl-RcdetifO v v-i I hivo AHK'rt .1 min is- crs eviuHng questions in 'x1 JoiTJsOnlnro. fivshmun bi Iho Wxito ou tlio budgvt speech, Iso n 1 1 ji n ho gcvemjv.ent or nppoitititig "political flunk- lo tlie. recently-created Al- xrta grains comnUssion, Mr, Wyse, in n speech that tirrcd government MLAs Itito ion. Mr, Wyse snid the minister quoted In H business publi- cation as favoring a review of the federal program, yet dc- dl to discuss it in tlie leg- slature. Soccer results economic expan- He attacked Agriculture Min- ster Hugh Horncr for appoint- ing members and friends of Hre Conservative party to the new grains commission. I if any meaningful outcome will ensue from the said the Medi- cine Hat MLA. It was Bill Wyse who earlier n the session provoked Uie strongest emotional debate so "ar, by accusing the Lougheed ;overnment of political parti- sanship in appointing all Tory members to task forces. Tlie debate went until after 1 A.M. 2nd ended with the Con- servatives winning a non-confi- dence vote. Dr. Horner, the minister of agriculture, returned to his seal tho legislature part way through the attack on him Fri- day. As he entered, Mr. Wyse was saying "I wish he was in the House." As the minister sat down, Mr. Wyse declared he asked Dr, Horner a question on a previous occasion. 'Did 1 get an answer no. He rambled and he LONDON (OP) Old Coun- try soccer results Saturday; ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Clrclsoa 3 West Ham 1 Evorton 2 Wolvcrhampton 2 Leeds 3 Arsenal 0 Leicester 1 Ipswich 0 Man United Crystal p o Newcastle 0 Man City 0 Notts F 4 Coventry 0 Southampton 0 Liverpool 1 Stoko 1 Derby 1 Toltcinliani 2 Streiricld U 0 West Ilrom 1 Huddersficld 1 Division It Birmingham 1 Luton 0 Burntey 1 Fulhom 1 Hull 1 'Bristol C 1 Middlesbrough 2 Charlton 2 2 Oxford 0 B Blackpool 1 1 Queen's PR 1 SlKffield W 2 Cardiff 2 Swindon 1 Sunderland 1 Vatlord 1 Carlisle 2 Division III iolton I Blackburn 0 Brighton 2 Aston Villa 1 Bristol R 1 Oldham 0 Jheslerfield 0 Bradford 1 Halifax 2 Bamsley 0 ?lymmith 0 Port Vale 0 tochdole 1 Bournemouth 1 totbermam 0 Tranmere 0 Slirowsbury 1 Notts C 1 Walsa.ll 1 Torquay 0 Wrexham 2 York 0 Division IV 3arrow 2 Chester 0 Srentford 2 Grimsby 0 Cambridge 0 Bury 2 Sxeter 1 Doncaster 0 [Ullingham 2 Crewc 1 Reading 0 Lincoln 1 Scunttorpe 0 Peterborough 0 Workington 0 Hartlepools 0 Dr. Horner smiled thrbugl tiie tongue-lashing and parted with a few disparaging re marks of his own. Mr. Wyse turned his attack on Allan Warrack, the minister of lands and forests, who had left the Friday afternoon session for his Home constituency oi Three Hills. Mr. Wyse said "the !son. min ister of lands and forests didn'l answer ray question whether he was going to maintain provin cial parks. Ills answer was no, he was going to improve them. "Well how is he going to im prove them when the budget for parks has been cut by 63.5 per cent." The Socred MLA said the IjMigheed administration has failed to provide "direction" to the people of Alberta by refus tag fe take a stand on the is sues of foreign investment and the Village Lake Louise pro- ject. Mr. Wyse commended eon cern expressed in the 1972-7: budget for senior citizens, the mentally and physically hand! capped and agriculture. EXPRESS CONCERN However, he expressed con cern about cutbacks in spend ing in a number of fields: Grants to cities and towns for transportation facilities cu by 31.3 per cent, Grants to improvcmen districts cut by 4.1 per cent, Grants to towns and vil lages for improvements fc streets and roads ciit by IOC per cent, Park development cut b; 63.5 per and Grand to colleges cut by 27 per cent. "I'm disappointed because we expected more, much he said. SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I iberdeen 4 Mothenvell 1 0 Kilmarnock 4 1 Hearts 0 o 1 Dundee 1 Dundee U 2 East Fife 2 lunfermlinc 2 St. Johnstono 1 'alkirk 0 Celtic 1 libeniian 3 Partick 0 dangers 1 Morton 2 Division II .lloa 0 Arbroaih 3 icrwick 1 St. Mirren 2 )umbarlon 2 Queen of S 0 5 Stirling 1 Stenhousemuir 0 ''orfar 0 Stirling 4 Inmilton 0 Clydebank 1 iTontrose 2 Albion 0 lailli 0 Brecliin 1 IRISH LEAGUE Ards 4 Portadown 3 Inllymena 2 Linfield 1 Jnisadors 3 Bangor 2 )erry 4 Cllftonville 2 3 Colerainc 3 0 Glentoran 1 Car licence data won't be sold EDMONTON (CP) Infor- mation about individuals con- tained In government car il cence plate files will no longer lie sold to commercial com- panies, High ways Minister Clarence Copithorne announcei in the Alberta legislature. A Toronto company has been purchasing bulk data names addresses and licence numbers the files for year. Mr. Copithorne said such sales will stop because thej .ead to a "direct invasion o the privacy of an individual1 by mail. Last found MICHEL (Special) The s e a r ch succeeded today fo the body of the last of three Blairmore brothers killed in mud slide near Michel, Mon day. The last body was foimd a.m. today Prayers will be said at tomorrow am mass will be held Monday a a.m. Crews have uncovered the bodies of Luigl Marra, 40, an< Emilio Marra, 34, nnd lastl Serafino Marra, 36. There is no indication whe the washed out rail line will be reopened. CP Rail Friday shipped on flatcar loaded with timbers aiK piling from Lethbridge to th slide site to construct a tern porary trestle. J. M. White, assistant super Intendajnt of the southern A' berfa division located in Leth bridge, said the track bed w, washed out by the mud slide Ho suggested that the tern porary trestle will be used tc fill the void until the surrounc ing land can be stabilized ani tho track bed rebuilt. RECREATION VEHICLE OPPORTUNITY DEALERS REQUIRED TO HANDLE SECURITY CAMPERS Security has a top quality lino of camper unrtt available, Priced very built in Canada, CSA and CMHTTA approved. requlrtd In mort major centres In cefllrat and Southern Alberta, For complete information Contact! MR. LARRY SHAW General Manager SHAW CMC TRUCKS LTD. 4620 Blackpool Trail S.E. CAIGARY, PHONE 243-4201 Car insurance rates sliced EDMONTON (CP) Mofor- sts in Calgary and Edmonton vtil get a reduction in automo- )ile insurance rates this year nit all others in the province s'ill have to pay an increase, Attorney-General Mcrv Leitch said today. He said in an interview that rales in effect outside of the province's two largest cities are "reasonable" and blamed he Increase on the cost of liv- ng and general wage or price increases that have ranged up- wards from six cent. Mr. Leitch declined to esti- mate the "general reduction" which he said motorists hi all- y and Edmonton will enjoy. [t would vary from company to company. Lang sees new era SASKATOON (CP) Cana- dians should consider last year's record grain sales of 706 million bushels as a new sales floor, Olio Lang, minister in charge of tlie Canadian Wheat Board, told the University of Saskatchewan's g r a d ualdng class of agricultural engineers I'Yiday. "With our entry Into the feed grains and oil seeds markets of the world and our normal share of the wheat, market, last year's all timo record exports should be con- sidered a new ho said. Although the transportation and handling system for grain will bo taxed to meet export commitments, the time may como when "tlte challenge will swing back to producers." He said grain producers can- not afford to become careless about production technology and urged continuing research into crops and techniques. Crowing populations and in- creasing standards of Hving v.il! keep voliimnes of grain ex- high. Mr. Lang said development of new combines with more ef- ficient cleaning machines for grain and the vise of unit trains are new technological advances which might have great effect upon the industry. MEETING RAYMOND (HNS) The. annual meeting for the Town of Raymond has been called by Mayor Robert Graham and councillors for 8 p.m. Monday at the town hall. The mayor's report will be given by Mayor Graham. Weather and road report 46 SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET II 48 Medicine Hat 51 Pincher Creek Calgary Edmonton Peace P.iver Penticton..... Prince George Vancouver North Battle-ford. Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa...... Montreal Quebec Frertericfon St. John's..... Chicago Las Vegas Angeles Miami Mexico City Honolulu Rome 42 46 30 34 37 23 23 30 33 31 33 77 81 80 75 80 70 Paris...........60 London ..........57 Berlin ...........SO Tokyo............56 FORECAST: Lethbrtnge Calgary cine Hat Clomty L Pro n 30 23 23 27 31 25 .10 26 32 .41 23 W 32 .OS 24 09 ]5 .01 23 .01 11 .04 27 23 30 53 56 66 50 70 39 43 32 47 Me it- periods with numerous showers of tiiixeil rain anil snow today; highs in low 4fls. Mainly sun- ny vSuiulay; Lows 25-30; highs near 45. Columbia Kontenay Region: Today and Sunday, mainly cloudy will] showers of rain or Higbs today and Sunday, near 40. Lows tonight, upper 20s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide: Stockmen warning west portion today; west and south portions tonight and Sunday. Scattered cast; showers in the west changing to wet snow later today. Periods of wet snow west and south; rain or snow showers northeast to- night and Sunday. Colder west today and tonight and all sec- tions Sunday. Highs today 33 to 45 west; 45 (o 55 east. Lows to- night 25 to 35. Highs Sunday 33 to 45. West of Continental Divide; Snow early today, changing to snowsiiowers this afternoon and tonight. Partly cloudy Sunday with a few snowshowers. Cool- er. Highs today and Sunday 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20s. HIGH QUALITY TEMPERED uaranleed Breakages replct SWEEPS CHISELS............. COUtrS HIGHWAY IFTHBRIDGE PHONE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF ASIA All highways in tlie Lelh- bridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driv- ing condition. Highway i, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Golden is bare and dry. Golden to Revel- stoke is closed. Dnnff Radium highway, plowed and sanded with occa- sional slippery sections. ISanff-J a s n c r highway Is open to the Saskatchewan River crossing. Snow tires or chains are quired when travelling on any mountain or ski-access roads. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coutts 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonila 9 .m. to 6 n.m Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C 24 hours- Porthill Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;