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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IHE lEIHERIDOE HERALD HimJoy, 26, Stanfield Wants Eye Kept On Information Canada TORONTO (CP) Opposition Leader Robert Staniield said W e d n e s d a y an independent watcisdog should be set up to keep an eye oa Information Canada. Speaking to a dinner meeting lierc, he said Ihe watchdog would look out for and try to prevent Information Canada giving out partisan propaganda. allow a parliamentary commit- tee to maintain scrutiny. "This requires a much more mmmm REMINDER Chorles H. Kuhl, now a floor sweeper ot the Bendix Corp. in South Bend, Indiana, keeps getting reminders or Ihe slap he received from Gen. S. Potion during World War II. Potion confroriled Kuhl at a field hospital In Sicily in 1943, accused Kuhl of being a malingerer, ordered him back lo his unit and slapped Kuhl. Trie incident is now fealured in a new movie, "Pallon." The sign Kuhl is looking at is parl of o campaign by Bendix to encourage employees lo submit ideas, Tivo Socred Backbenchers Break Ranks In House Vote would function in Ihe same re- lation to this committee of Par- liament as Ihe auditor general has with the standing commit- tee on public accounts." The chairman of the parlia- mentary committee should come from one of the opposition parlies. The watchdog should also be required to present to Parliament an annual report on what he has found. WILL ABOLISH AGENCY Bui, Mr. Stanfield added: "I fear that even these steps' will prove an inadequate safe- guard and a Progressive Con- servative government, when elected, will dismantle Informa- tion Canada." He agreed with the govern- ment's goal of telling the fed- eral story in all parts of Can- ada, flul he objected to the cre- ation ot "an instrument of prop- aganda so powerful thai it in- vites abuse." He said the formation of In- formation Canada was consist- enl with the "aullwrilarian" at- tilude of the Trudeau govern- ment. Turning to the while paper on tax change, Mr. said the government claimed at first that il was direclcd against big inlcrcsts. But these had turned out to be such people as the small corner grocer. "Mr. Trudeau's government isn't going to be "bullied or blackmailed' by the small cor- ner he said. A partial text of the speech was released to the press in advance of delivery. ROBERT STANT1ELD Independent walcbdog Arab Guerrillas Continue To Keep Crisis Boiling From AP-Reutfrs BEIRUT (CP> Arab guer- rillas and the Falangists, a Le- banese right-wing political group, a battle with rock- ets and machine-guns in Beirut today oa the third day of Leba- non's latest crisis. Guerrillas in the teeming Tel el Zaater refugee camp fought wilh Falangists holed up in a branch parly headquarters nearby, witnesses reporled. The latest clash was one of a series in the last two days which nave left 17 dead and more than 30 wounded. EDMONTON (CP) The Progressive Conservative Op- position received support from two government backbenchers Wednesday in a protest vote against provisions in the hew School Act giving voting priv- ileges to British subjects. It was the first time during the current session, which opened Jan. 29, that Social Credit government members have not voted in a block. Romeo Lamothe fSC Bon- nyville) and Charles Drain (SC Croek-Crowsnest) op- posed the provisions which allow British subjects to vole in school board elections while other immigrants must wait to obtain Canadian citizen- ship. BUI Yurko (PC Stralhcona HALE OPTICAL J COMPANY 1TD 307 6lh St, S. n- Dispensing Opljcian 327-7152 Jast) said the provision is con- xary to the Canadian Bill of hls because it discriminates agsinst some people because of their place of birth. The protest came UK the bill was being given clause-by- clause study. Robert Bowling (PC Ed- son) said immigrants from France also should be given a vote in school board elections iccause Canada was founded iy both Britain and France. Education Minister- Robert Clark said he would consider amending Ihe section after a review of other citizenship stat- utes. Study of the bill continues. HOSPITALS Government-owned hospitals in Alberta could be sold to pri- vate individuals or hospital boards if Ihe legislature passes a bill introduced Wednesday. It wotild amend the Health Department Act to allow the cabinet to sell a hospital and transfer the patients and staff Dr. J. Donovan Ross, minis- ter of lands and forests and a lifARKPLlZAI 5 MOTOR HOTEL: s AND RESTAURANT rt 8 i For the Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CUP THIS ADVERTiSfJMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON I0f 11 111 I f -Jo Lyottr vvcddinq The wedding dale should be orrcnged cs early as poisiblfj and a conference arranged your clergyman. 11 b becoming tho cusiom for mosl Proteifant Mfnfsters lo tho many problems Vfilh those whom Ihey aro about lo marry. Ths wedding rr.oy be held ot ony lime con- venient for thois concerned. The wedding muif be held between 8 a.m. and noon fn the Colhofic Church in Ir-c freleitanl Church ol noon or Infrr. Your clergyman ihojld conlocled ai to limo the church prefers. You rray havrj o single cefemony or o double nng ceremoriy and il ccm bo a short service, wilh only (he exchanged, or o more detailed one wilh a j'lori jalk by tS9 minhlcr and In all CarhoPc and nid In sorno Proleslanl, I he toup'o kneels en a pria- deux or kneeling (or the find prayer. S I S i I Farmers Choose Uniform As Name For New Group Heavy machine-gun fire mid xplosions were heard from the laze of twisting, narrow alleys eading from the camp to the arty office. An uneasy cease- ire followed. The Fslargiits are a tightly isciplined and well-armed pn- ale militia regarded as the main bulwark of the Christian nail of the Lebanon population. VANT RE VENGE Earlier today, thousands of 'alesline mourners 'marched Trough Beirut screaming to venge 10 Arab guerrillas slain 11 a gun fight with Lebanese vil- agers. The men were killed !n gun Dattles Wednesday at the moun- ain village of Kahhala, about 10 miles east of, Beirut, where armed right-wing groups twice ambushed i commando funeral cortege. After the ambush, the com- mando organizations issued a oint statement saying the seven lead were victims of "treach- ery and treason." ormer health minister, Intro- oced Ihe bill on behalf of ealth Minister James Hendei on who was ill, A sale would bt made "for a wminal consideration or for a rice less than its market alue" if circumstances war- anted such action. lORHECTIO.NS ACT A service lo provide proba- ion, parole and in-prison coun- elling will be established in Ubcrla. Altorney-General Edgar Ger- lart, introducing the Correc- tions Act, said it would provide m court request background in- ormatipn on offenders before enlencing and would offer pro- bation and parole supervision and advice to offenders. Under a director responsible a the attorney Ihe new sen-ice would provide di- rect supervision of prisoneis 'with a view to their ultimate rehabilitation." POLLUTION Alberla's Oil and Gas Con- servation Board will be respon- sible for enforcing pollution con- :rol at processing plants under changes in the Oil and Gas Conservation Act introduced by Mines Minister A. R. Patrick. lie s a i