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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TuMday, March LBTHMIDQE HERALD-3 Alberta Union hassle erupts EDMONTON (CP) Jurisdictional" dispute between two construction unions has erupted at the site of the Athabasca oil sands development over which union has the right to unload ipipe from trucks. The Building, Construction and General Laborers Union and United Association of Journey men and apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada are arguing over who will supply men to unload pipe for Bannister Pipelines Ltd. Clinic plans dropped EDMONTON (CP) Plans for a family alcoholism treatment clinic in Edmonton have been abandoned because of opposition from residents of the neighborhood where the clinic was to be located, the Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Commission announced Monday. Commission chairman Richard Anthony said plans for the centre on 98th Ave. were dropped because of opposition from a citizen's group. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather Federal oil plan dubbed 'ludicrous SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 29 15 .05 Pincher Creek ..31 16 .17' Medicine Hat 24 13 .14 Edmonton 17 10 .06 Grande Prairie 18 8 .12 Banff........... 36 2 .05 Calgary......... 23 11 .03 Victoria 50 44 .09 Penticton....... 51 41 Prince George 38 20 .17 Kamloops....... 45 35 Vancouver 50 47 .17 Saskatoon___... 14-10 Regina 13 -9 Winnipeg....... 17 -6 Toronto......... 24 21 Ottawa......... 20 9 .01 Montreal 18 13 St. John's....... 48 17 Halifax......... 36 15 Charlottetown 33 13 Fredericton..... 25 11 Chicago ........43 32 New York...... 36 28 80 76 Los Angeles ___ 59 55 .01 Las Vegas.......79 57 FORECAST: Lethbridge Today, occasional snow this morning, sunny periods this- afternoon. Winds becoming west 20 in the afternoon, highs about 40. Lows about 25. Wednesday, sunny, gusty west winds, highs about 50. Medicine Hat Today, light snow, winds east 15, highs 25-30. Lows about 20. Wednesday, sunny periods, winds becoming west 20. Highs 45-50. Calgary Today, mostly cloudy, occasional snow this morning. Winds east 15. Highs 25-30. Lows 10-15. Wednesday, mostly cloudy, winds west 20, highs 4045. Columbia, Kootenay Cloudy today. Periods of rain beginning before noon. Rain, occasionally mixed with snow in the Columbia district until mid-atternoon. Gusty southerly winds during the afternoon and evening. Wednesday, cloudy with a few sunny periods. Highs both days in the mid and lower 40s except about 50 in the Kootenay west district. Lows tonight 30 to 35. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy today. Periods of snow and continued cold northeast portion. Wednesday cloudy and warmer with scattered showers. Highs today 25 to 35 northeast, 45 to 55 west and south. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Wednesday 35 to 45 northeast, 45 to 55 west and south. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today with only a few showers over the mountains. Showers late tonight and Wednesday. Highs today and Wednesday 50 to 60. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Food program resumes People carry boxes of free food from a People-in-Need distribution point as the giveaway program resumed in San Francisco Monday. The boxes of free food are being distributed to the needy in an attempt to win the freedom of kidnapped Patricia Hearst. Prison guard payment idea will be studied LINDEN POST DRIVERS SM the NEW ALL HYDRAULIC DRIVER Tlw most versatile Post Driver Available. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Highway Box 1202 Phono 328-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. March 26. 1974. Highway 3 east. Lethbridge to Medicine Hat. mainly bare with a light skiff of snow and occasional slippery sections in the sheltered areas. There is obscured visibility to oncoming traffic around Medicine Hat. Highway 3 west, Lethbridge to Fort Macleod and B.C. Boundary, travel lanes have light snow cover with occasional slippery areas through the towns' of the Crowsnest Pass. Highway 4, Lethbridge to Coutts. light snow with occasional slippery sections. Highway 5. Lethbridge to Cardslon and Waterton. light snow on pavement with occasional slippery sections. Highway 6, Pincher Creek to Waterton. light snow on driving lanes with occasional slippery sections. Highway 2 north. Fort MacJeod to Calgary and Edmonton, travel lanes are lightly snow covered with occasional icy patches. Highway 2 south. Fort Macleod to Cards ton and Carway. light snow covered and generally good throughout. Highway 23. Junction Highway 3 to Vulcan and High River, bare and dry. Highway 36. Taber to Brooks. 4" new snow and road crews are out working. Highway 1 Trans-Canada east. Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swift Current, snow covered with slippery sections and reduced visibility at times !o oncoming traffic. Highway I west Calgary to Banff, bare and dry. Banff to Golden, mostly bare with single lane traffic 10 miles cast of Golden due to a snowstorm aftermath. Golden to Revelstoke. 2" of new snow. Sanding being done on slippery areas. Banff Jasper Highway. 3" of new snow. Plowing and sanding are in progress. OTTAWA (CP) Solicitor- General Warren AHmand said Monday he will study a suggestion that bulk compensation payments be paid to penitentiary guards wounded on duty. The suggestion was made in the Commons by John Die- fenbaker said he knows of two guards whose life ..expectancy ..has been shortened., as a result of assaults by prisoners. Mr. AHmand said assaults are a serious matter and he promised to take the suggestion under advisement. Outside the Commons, Mr. Diefenbaker declined to identify the guards, except that they were injured in separate instances within the last year. He said prison guards continually are subject to dangers over and above the call of duty. He said those wounded should receive compensation as do members of the armed forces. Meanwhile, Mr. AHmand said outside the Commons that the situation at the Millhaven maximum-security penitentiary at Kingston, Ont.. still is bad. In the last couple of weeks there have been disturbances, including assaults on guards. Millhaven is said to have the most difficult prisoners in the country. Visits to the penitentiary have been banned since last week and Mr. Allmand said a search for contraband is continuing, with all prisoners forced to remain in their cells. Student job program trimmed He said the search has uncovered sawed-off baseball bats stolen from recreational areas, knives stolen from the kitchen and other contraband, including homebrew liquor. He said disciplinary proceedings will be taken against prisoners or any guards responsible for the disturbances. He was replying to a reporter's question about harassment of prisoners by some guards. Mr. AHmand said that in the past some guards exceeded their authority while others performed excellently. CALGARY (CP) Oil in- dustry spokesmen said Monday Federal Supply Minister Jean-Pierre Goyer's proposal for a federal- provincial crown corporation to develop the Alberta oil sands is "ludicrous" and "im- possible." Mr. Goyer told the Calgary Chamber of Commerce earlier Monday the Crown corporation should take over private plants now operating in the oil sands and enter into agreements with the United States, Western Europe and Japan to borrow billion for the oil sands project and return the loan in oil. "I am concerned that a man of Goyer's cabinet stature would be speaking on this with so many unsound said John Poyen, president of the Canadian Petroleum Associ- ation. "When you consider the United States is talking in terms of importing five to 19 million barrels a day, to think that any country would tie up billions of dollars of capital for such a small return is lu- dicrous." Mr. Poyen said Mr. Goyer "completely overlooks the in- dustry's ability to handle the situation." Compulsory vote denied EDMONTON (CP) City council defeated a proposal Monday night that would have forced all eligible voters to go to the polls for civic elections and plebiscites. Council turned down a suggestion that penalties be applied for failing to vote. Bill Alberta minister of mines and minerals, said he was not excited by Mr. Goyer's proposal, which was "full of inaccuracies." Mr. Goyer told the chamber and a news conference that he was making the proposal as a concerned minister and "not on behalf of the cabinet." Don't Overlook fur MIL NOOK Coming Soon! Planning on Painting up Before EASTER? USE TOP QUALITY PITTSBURGH PAINTS toKMCKMT lop at the... FRONTIER MOTEL Excellent Accommodations, Reasonable Rates Also Weekly and Commercial Rates. RMOTM 527-2266 One coat covers Easier to apply Ones faster Goes further Exciting new colors Only Odorless enamel for wood trim, kitchen and bathroom walls, furniture Easy to apply No brush drag Over custom-mixed colors Extremely durable and washable Only Alto available in any color you wish "Look for the cans with the Gold Top" See us too for a complete line of painting requirements Brushes Rollers Sandpaper, etc. PITTSBURGH PAINT GLASS CENTRE 252-12 Street N. Phone 327-1508 DIONITE LUGGAGE BONNEVILLE SERIES Two pieces of men's or ladies soft-sided luggage 3 BLACK DECKER POWER TOOLS V variable speed reversing drill. 2 speed jigsaw, action finishing sander dual PANASONIC 8 TRACK CAR STEREO Slide volume and tone controls, automatic program selector, two speakers Ports of Times in Mountain Standard Time opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Contls open 24 boors; De! Bonita 8 a m lo 5 p.m.: Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7a m until 11 p.m.; Wild Horse 7a.m. to 4 p.m.; RooseviHe7a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Carafe Cwrtoms bows moved OM how earlier Jam. whea Montana went m daylight OTTAWA (CPl The gov- ernment has trimmed million from its summer stu- dent employment program and Treasury Board President M. Drury told the Commons miscellaneous estimates committee Monday night there are two reasons for the reduction. He said the number ol university students needing .summer jobs has stabilized since 1972 and the private, scrlor has provided a larger proportion of their jobs. The 1S74-75 main spending estimates, covering the fiscal year starting April. 1, show a planned expenditure of M2 million on student "mploymeni. compared with million in the current year Caston Oermont n ?iome secuniy. OKI nnly In Irwmi n1 S7MW tn twv mwrn-y. _______ ________________ __________ Canada Trust LJ Phooe-frLoaii ScfYICC 3rd Ave. at 7th St. ;