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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE lElHBRIDOf HERAID Monduy, March 57, I97Z A S v-1- SNOWPLOW CLEARS RESIDENTIAL AREA AFTER STORM SUBSIDES j- i Y Pv-y-V' ONE OF HUNDREDS OP SNOWBOUND CARS THROUGHOUT THE CITY________ Present brief to goverment Municipalities demand more say PARKING METERS INDICATE DEPTH OF SNOW AT DOWNTOWN GARAGE Major industries nationalized Bangladesh 'makes economy move DACCA (AP) Prime MJnis-er Shoik Mujibur Rahman has lationa ized Ihe major indus-ries in Bangladesh and ,m-lounoed a phased take-over f'f oreign trade and internal transport services. He said in a broadcast Sun-Jay, the first anniversary o! the start of the civil war that led to ndependence from Pakistan, bat the move is necessary to rebuild the economy "on a war ooting." He also said his government soon will announce a revolutionary labor policy. Under the nationalization decree, all jute, loxfile and sugar mills, domestic banks, and do-m e s 1 1 c insurance companies will be taken over by the government. Oulv and insurance firms will be excluded, Mujib said. Most of Ihe Jute mills, the main foreign exchange earners [or Bangladesh, were owned by West Pakistani families who fled Ihe state shortly before independent at the end of tho India-Pakistan war in December. I Sheik Mujib also announced hat a constitution is being drafted. Sheik Mujib reiterated his foreign policies be guided by .ha principles of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence an9 promised lasting friendship with tndia, which signed a 25-year friendship treaty with Bangladesh March 19. Meanwhile, President Zulliknr Ali Bhutto of Pakistan said he wants immediate resumption of diplomatic relations with Tndia, and indicated he is prepared lo accept Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's proposal for bilateral talks below the summit remarks were in an Interview wilh Kuldip Nayar, an cdi- t lor of The Statesman of New o Deltii. The Indian government had said it is prepared for direct peace talks with Pakistan "at any time, at any level and without any preconditions." But on her return from Dacca March 19, Mrs. Gandhi indicated she preferred Ihe initial round below tho summit level. Pafci- j stan relations with India Dec. 6 in retaliation for India's recognition of Bangladesh. 1 Askerf about recognition of Bangladesh, Bhutto said he is moving in that direction but no action could be taken until ho meets with Sheik Mujib. chiefs plan meeting on criticisms WINNIPEG (CP) Chiefs who form the board of tario agreement regarding elim- ination of pollution from the lower Great Lakes, asked that tliere be no more such agree- ments without consultation with the municipalities involved. NOTES COSTS It noted that Ontario munici- palities would be called on to shoulder S4.T7 million of the cost of the cleanup with only mil tion of it to be forgiven by ei ther senior government. We agree wilh the objec the brief said, "but w object to a system by whicl municipalities are called to bea the costs but are excluded from the policy-making process." In the same vein, the associa- tion asked for municipal partici- pation on a national tax struc- ture committee. Riving full support to "the aims of equity under the new income tax the brief said there slill "is an acknowledged imbalance of revenues and re- sponsibilities in our system: Tlie individual of low income may benefit from changes in the income tax, but Ihe system whole is inadequate if nt the same time he must pay ever-increasing taxes on real property." The brief also demanded that municipalities be granted the same exemption from paying sales lax on pollution equipment as is granted producers and provinces. CALLED DISCRIMINATION Noting lhat the amount o( money involved was not great, the brief said "as a matter of principle it is another example of Uie discrimination with which we must contend.'1 Similarly the brief urged ex- tension by a month of the. time limit on taking advantage of local initiatives program grants since, because the program was Four killed in Alberta late being announced, many municipalities were unable to meet tho May 31 deadline im- posed. Also regarding these pro- jrams, the brief asked that ocal governments be consulted before grants are made to help eliminate "duplicalion of effort, conflict and outright waste of niblic funds and energy." And since the municipalities were more interested in "action over study projects" tlie brief Miners asked for municipal participa-1 brief urged the federal govern- ton in formulating any future ment "to expand its program rograms of this type. I for funding experimental pro- On urban jccts. and extend ils parlici- act on all urban j pation in urban WABUSH, Nfld. (CP) A roadblock set up by striking iron ore miners at lira Wabush Mines LM. property in this Lab- rador community was main tained today, but a group o( su pervisory personnel were al lowed to pass through. The striking members o Local 62M, XJnited ol American, off work since Wednesday to protest the tils missal of some mainVcnanc 25 23 15 28 14 .05 25 39 33 32 31 .01 15 .01 25 .17 46 82 65 B7 44 84 W 60 69 31 65 51 i FORECAST: jA'tlibridgr-Mc'tlicinc Hat Today and Tuesday: Gener- ally sunny wilh fog patches during the early morning. Iliglis today near 35. Lows 5-10. lligiis Tuesday near 40. Calgary Today and Tues- day: Mainly sunny. Highs to- day 35-40. Lows 15-25. Highs Tuesday in Ihe low 40s. Columbin-Kootenay region Today and Tuesday: Sunny with a few clcudy Early morning fog patches in some valleys. Highs both days to 50. Lows tonight in the 20s. Montana East o! Continental Divide- Snow heavy at limes extreme cast snow Dt times central and west today and Tuesday. North- erly to easterly winds will cause some blowing arid drift- ing cast and central today. Lit- tle temperature change. Highs today and Tuesday 25 to 35. Ixnre tonight 10 to 20. West of Continental Divide Snow" at times today and Tuesday. Little temperature change. Highs today ami Tues- day 30s. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Dy TUB CANADIAN' I'llESS At least four Albertaas died accidentally in Alberta during Ihe weekend, all in traffic ac- cidents. Three persons were killed In separate accidents in Edmon- ton Friday right. Mary Alice Scott, 31, of Edmonton was struck by a car, Siglricd Galka, 42, of Edmonton died in a car truck collision and Antonette Kyle, 15, of nearby St. Albert, was killed in a two car collision. Tho other Alberta fatality was Harold Orville Smith, 32, of Fxlmonton, killed in a car- truck collision Friday night near Cardsfon. Missing pilot., ivife iound safe SLAVE LAKE, Alia. (CP) A pilot and his wife missing j since Friday on a 200-mile flight from Footner Lake in norjhern Alberta, were found alive today. Hank and Joyce Pauls and their downed aircraft were spotted this morning by a Lib- erty Airways plane flying out of Grande Prairie. They were re- ported to have suffered cuts and bruises when the light air- craft went down. A Canadian Armed Forces helicopter was on ils way to pick up tho couple, Mr. Pauls is an air radio op. erator at Fooiner Lake. Slave Lake is 150 miles north- west of Edmonton. THE CROWN 400 Dependable Rugged To prck oil rocks to 44" THE CROWN ROTARY Tough in size. Women hurt blast Postal coda TABEK (1TNS) The fi- nance and administration divi- sion, Canada Post Office, has advised as follows: "The postal codo for Tabcr Is TOK 2flO. Ill RED DEER (CP) TWO women injured In an explosion at a downtown automobile dealership Saturday rcmelned in critical condition Sunday. Police said Nancy' Harring- ton, 22. and Jullict Frizzel, 33, suffered serious burns in the explosion which occurred while two men wore working in 8 garage hay in the dealerships. The of Ihe building was heavily damaged but cause of ihc fire nor a damage estimate wcro available Sun- day. The two men Mrs. Har- rington's husband Gerald, 27, and firyan Woodcock were released from hospital after Conrinuous rock picking Power required 40 H.P. Picks oil 1" lo 14" Obloin further Information from Mr. Ken Dickson at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highwsy tcthbrtclgo Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OF A.MA Highway 2, Nanlon to Fort ton is covered wilh hard pack- Macleod is covered with Ihic cd snow. snow and is very rough. Fort MaclecKl [o Standoff is mostly bare. Standoff to Carway is covered with a thin layer of packed snow. Highway 3, Grassy Lake to Coaldale, travel lanes are mainly bare. Coaldale to Mon- arch have one travel lane In each direction, bare or mostly bare. Monarch to the B.C. bor- der is mainly bare with occa- sional icy patches. Highway 4, Lcthbridge to Coutts is bare. Highway 5, Lcthbridge to Magrath is mainly bare. Mag- rath to Cardston, fhin layer of packed snow. Cardston to Wa- tcrton, covered with hard pack- ed snow. Highway S, Pineher Creek to the Shell Plant Is mostly bnre with occasional slippery sec- lions. The remainder to Water- Highways 23, 25, 36, and 52 arc mostly bare with a few slippery sections. Highway 61 is mainly bare. Highway 62 is plowed and sanded. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff, plowed and sanded where ne- cessary, mainly bare. Banff- Golden is bare. Golden to He- vdsloke, mostly bare with slip- pery sections through the snow sheds. Banff-Radium highway has occasional slippery sections, mainly hare, RflnCf-Jaspcr highway is open lo the Saskatchewan River Crossing. Snow tires or chains are man- datory when travelling on any mountain highway or any ski resort access PORTS OF KNTilY (Opening ami Closing Timcsi: Coulls 24 hours; Cnrway 9 a.m. lo B p.m.; Dal Bfinita 9 .m. to C p.m.; Rooseville. B.C. 9 (o 6 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C., 24 hours; being treated for minor cuts Porlhill Rykerls 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. and burns. I WUciborse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;