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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDOe HERALD Thurlrfoy, 30, 1971 aps government cost-sharing deals Llcnilil Slnff Writer j of self determination." Every dollar contributed by j Ottawa to Alberta in cost-shnr- Kofiner pro-; ing programs, is taken cut of vine Li] treasurer Ted Hi inn tin the province in some oilier in t ho way, often to tlic net loss of the Wednesday Alberta has promcc, he said. Msld out ius to ftoterminc pKOIiLKMS iis by entering too! Some of Alberta's problems ninny cost-sharing deals with coiisthiitibnal powers stem the federa! government. from loo imich 'intcKerence' in Mr. IJinman j economic matters by Uie senior .said during tho budget debate, I goveraniciit, he said. "for hs'o (foltars worth of se-' Mr. Ilinman advised (lie now curity, you've five dollars i Conservative administration to irmore gwen The Herald I.ogisLiture Bureau recognition or the flood thrent of the Crows- nest River at Blairmore, the Alberta government has ear- marked to clear the river channel. To qualify for the grant, B la irmore town council must contribute a similar amount. A note from Environment Minister Bill Vurko to Crows- iicst-Pmcher Creek MLA Char- lie Drain notes that arrange- ments have been made by tlie vrater resources division to su- pervlso the river maintenance plan. Mr. Drain said in the legisla- ture recently that without gov- ernment action, Localities near the Crowsuest river face flood- ing when snow in the Rocky Mountains melts this spring. HUNTING RESTRICTIONS Mr. Drain also asked the minister if he would look Into restricting or eliminating the hunting season on female ani- mals because calfs may not have been abundant due to the harsh winter. Mr, Drain said he has re- ceived a resolut ion from the Fish and Game Association at Golem an recommending limita- tions on hunting because of "our severe winter and a Jack of game last hunting seasons." A comrmttee consisting of Hunting season cullnu'k will be considered EDMONTON A cutback in the hunting season for deer, elk and moose In the Rocky Moun- tain foothills between Banff and Waterton parks will be consid- ered by a provincial govern- ment council April 18. Allan Warrack, minister of lands and forests said in the legislature Wednesday he will check with a Fish and Game Advisory Council at that time into serious winter has been on game habitat. representatives of 1 i v estock groups, fish and game associa- 1 ions, land man age ment inter- ests and government meet to consider hunting regu- lations before iinal approval is given by the minister. A 'game synopsis'' giving hunting dates for different ani- mals in various locations in Al- berta is to be out in July, lake a hard look at its policy of borrowing money. "Arc we only going to bor- row as long as we are sure of Die future revenue to repay or are we just going to continue to borrow as long as wo he asked. United St ates eeonomi s ts have predicted that tlie U.S. national debt by 1980 will have reached the level equal lo the total value of all the assets in the country, he said. He criticised tliose who com- plain of mistreatment by the fed era! government. Alberts ns must face the fact that they arc in an unfavorable position in some ways such as bein, fa it her tha n otl icr provinces from markets in tlie east. "You don't go out in the wilderness and buy land at a dollar an acre and then come bac'k and tell the government you've got to have a school and a road built right The province can only pay for tlie services within its tax raising powers, he said. GET CRACKING! Instead of complaining about unfavorable freight raies, be suggested Albertans 'get crack ing' to create better marketing policies. Never in the history of tlie province have taxes been as small a proportion of the total income of its residents as today, he said. He also attacked the attitude of the government has 'tot a' responsibility1 for the welfare of its citizens. Mr. Hinmai said nothing the gov ernment does may be able to prevent the death of many small communities. Parliament recesses for Easter OTTAWA (CP) Members of Parliament are off on a two- week holiday, but few are like- ly to relax. Amid speculation (.bat a general election is im- minent, most headed home to patch up political fences in their constituencies. Jumping about election ru- mors has been a feature of the fourth session of the 28th Par- liament since it opened Feb. 17. Notable in the opening couple of weeks was the intensity of opposition efforts to spotlight an issue that would embarrass the Liberal government in the eyes of the voters. By Wednesday 30 sitting days after the session election talk was still promi- nent, although some of the ear- lier eaginess was missing. The more relaxed mood Wednesday may have been generated by the pre-holiday atmosphere, perhaps by the Eirst firm indication of spring after the long Ottawa winter. Tax bill rises EDMONTON (CP) The av- erage property of city home owners will increase at least more this year than earlier ex- pected, the public school board was told here. Tlie increase, which would make tlie average tax bill higher t h a n in 3971, results from a higher than expected in- crease in the provincial prop- erty assessment for the school foundation program. Horner sidesteps SL hog plant issue NEW and USED TITANO ACCORDIONS al PRUEGGER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE "Your Authorized Dealer in Lethbricfge since 1954" 530 5lh STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-7524 THE OPTIMIST CLUB of LETHBRIDGE i H I ff Hike for Tikes HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED AND WILL NOW BE HELD SAL, APRIL 15th Listen lo your local radio and TV stations for further details. TtK llernlil legislature Burenn EDMONTON Wliether he tired of disxnissing tlie is- sue- or whether he didn't know -he answer, Agriculture Minis- er Hugh Horner sidestepped he whole question of a hog pro- cessing plant for southern Al- berta posed In the legislature. Grant Notley (NDP Spirit River-Fairview) asked the min- ster if he has determined 'acts about the proposed hog processing plant: markets really exist for hog products in the Orient, the firm proposing the plant have the finances to carry it through, what assistance is the rederal government prepared :o offer. Bud Olson will speak at Weiiatchee WENATCKEE, Washington Hon. II. A. (Bud) Olson, Canada's minister of agricul- ture, will be the chief speaker at the annual resource confer- ence, April I2r sponsored by Ihe Wcnatchee Daily World. The conference, which tradi- tionally brings together large numbers of government and in- dustry leaders from the wesU em U.S., with interests mainly in the field of water develop- ment and conservation, has as its 1972 theme: "Water continental Other lending speakers will be Ellis Armstrong, commis- sioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; Gen. F. J. Clarke, head of the Army Corps of En gineers; Judge Harold Pope, chairman of the Saskatchewan Water Resources Commission; Dr. ArJeigh Lay- cock, geography professor a the University of Alberta; anc Frank Clinton, manager of tho Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Other Canadians on the pro- gram include Dave Broadfoof of Reclcliff, manager of the Ca nadian Water Resources Asso- ciation; and Cleo Mowers, pub- lisher of The Lethbridge Herald Dr. Horner rose quickiy, salt 'no to A, B and C" and sat loivn. Mr. Notley did not pursue he question. KPPETl MINISTER Opposition MLAs have pep- wred minister in recen vceks with questions alwu vhether a S25 million plant to laughter and partially process logs will establish at Tabor. An Albert a Hog Producers Marketing Board official has aid the promoter of the c h e m e, Fernando Ricafort >lans to sell hogs to Japan anc >ther foreign countries. Dr. Horner has asked Mr licafort to work out marketing details with the hog marketinj Mr. Notley said his major concern is that small hog pro- hicers in Alberta are protect ed. He said if the plant contract. o buy hogs from producers lien is unable to operate to ca v.city, hogs will bo dumped 01 Uie Alberta market forcing down prices and driving w small producers out of busi ness. Dr. Horner said the Albert government is prepared to en dorse the hog plant proposa only if Mr. Ricafort will guar antee to take off the market a he hogs he signs for. Provincial government ap 3roval of the scheme is be- lieved vital to federal govern ment financial aid. R. G. McFarlane, deput minister of industry and com merce hi the Alberta govern tnent, said in an interview lha Mr. Ricafort has obtained pro incial approval and is appl) ing for a grant from the feerta government may ask Ot- tawa to consider a major cuS down version of the million Lake Louise project which is aimed at expanding ourist facilities in Banff Na- ional Park. Don Getty, minister of inter- governmental afteirs, said in an interview Wednesday that MONTREAL (CP) Pierre Laporte died Oct. 17, 1970, of asphyxi a tion caused by pr es- sure on a religious chain which the late Quebec labor minister wore around his neck, testimony revealed Wednesday at the kid- napping trial of Jacques Rose. Rose, 24, is charged with the abduction of Mr. Laporte from in front of his suburban St. Lambert home Oct. 10, 1970. Dr. Jean-Paul Valcourt, a thologist, described the findings of an autopsy on the minister's body Oct. 18, 1970, which led him to establish strangulaUon as the cause of death. It was his opinion that deatl had between 3 p.m. anc 9 p.m. Oct. 17, 1970. Previous testimony revealed that Mr. Laporte's body wa: found nt about 11 p.m. OcL 17 in the trunk of a car parked on the south shore St. Hubert air base. FOUND The wounds found on Mr. La portc's right hand, left wris and chest had occurred ahou two hours before death, Dr. Val court said. vStrips of about three quarters of inch wide, had been wrapped around the lef wrist 21 times. More rags cov orcd this and all the rags were blood-stained. Rags also had been wrapper around the right hand JO times. Tim chest wound was su- perficial, Dr. Valcfnirt said. The wound on the left wrist "was big enough to hold a rn.nn's Defence lawyer Robert icux objected that the testimony did not apply to t he ki dnap charge birt to a murder charge on which Rose is lo be tried later. Mr, Justice Eugene Marquis of Court of Queen's Bench asked Crown Prosecutor Marcel Beau- chcmin whether the evidence was pertinent to the kidnapping case. Told was, the judge al- lowed it to be presented. he ifca of a culdown version if the project is "one of the op- ions' h e exp c Is to have in meetings early next month v i t h Northern Dcvelcpmenl finisler Chretien on parks pol cy. The official stand of Alber- t's Ijmighped government, no' el enunciated, will bo given n; linse meetings. It was roporfed other options by Alber-a may in china proposals any cievel opment be confined In the town site of Lake Louise or tha .here be a gradual develop- TVjiit rather than a massiv niilding program. In other developments Wed a telegram was sent Air. Chretien and Prime Minis Trudeau urging the scrap- ling of the project, intended tc provide facilities for about 10, XX> tourists, Tlie telegram was sent by .he committee for an Indcpen deni Canada, tho National am Provincial Parks Associations the Canadian society of Wile life and Fishery Biologists ant the Alberta Federation of La- bor. They argued against giving "secretly11 part of a national park lo a foreign controlled corporation, Imperial Oil Ltd., which lias a 50-per-cent stake in the Village Lake Louise pro- ject, is owned by Standard Oil of New Jersey. Doctor errored in Seguin death OTTAWA (CP) A coroner's ory said Wednesday night that lie College of Physicians and >urgeons and the Ontario Hospi- al Medical Services Cominis- ion should hold Iheir own in- 'csligations in the death of Den- se Seguin. Mrs. Seguin, 32, of Hull, Quo., icd last December, about even months after she under- went nn intestinal bypass opera- ion to reduce her weight. After deliberating eight hours, he jury said Mrs. Seguin's cath resulted from "numerous -duplications which developed as a result of the original by- lass surgery on May 20, 1971." Cause of death was bronchial aneumoma due to liver and kid- ley failure, said the jury. It said Dr. Jean-Paul Drouin xunmttted "a gross teclmical as the result of an mproper placement of clamps" in the first operation. A second operation was re- quired nine days Ipter to correct he error. DIED Tlie inquest was called after iva Ottawa-area persons died ollowing bypass operations de- signed to reduce weight in obese >ersons. Dr. Drouin, who performed 59 such operations successfully, made Uie same error in his next h r e e vrong sections of the small in- .estine. The doctor told the jury last week the errors were not the di- rect cause of death. The jury was critical of some practices at Ottawa's Montfort hospital where the operations ivere performed. It found fault with incomplete said the hospilat should spell out what operations each stir- geon is allowed to perform. It said (here was no excuse for hospitals misplacing reports id charts such as had oc- curred at Mont fort in the Seguin case. FII-12S INCOMPLETE Heart and liver tests ordered by Dr. Drouin on Mrs. Seguin were net found in tier file. The jury also said Mrs. Se- guin was allowed to leave tho liospital too soon after her oper- ation. Evidence was that she in- sisted on leaving five days after her first operation for personal reasons. In Ihis way she may have contributed to her own death, said the jury. In sucti circumstances, the patient should sign her own re- lease on a form which lists the objections of Uie doctor to tha discharge, said tiie jury. Ttie jury said "it is obvious lhat was a lack of team effort in assessment of (he patient's suitability for the bypass opera- notes kept by tlie nurses and 1 estate. Big settlement HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Bar- oness Ljubica tli Portanova, a former Yugoslavian actress and Olympic basketball player, has been awarded a set- tlement following her divorce from Baron Enrico de Portan- ova of Rome. The couple was married in Home in MG3 and separated in 1967. Di Pcrtanova, a grandson of the late Houston philanthropist and oilman Hugh Roy Cutlen, was awarded million in 1968 from the Cullen Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET I.ethbritlgc Pitcher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Penticion Prince Goeigo Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Ftegina Winnipeg....... Toronto........ Ottawa Montreal St. John's...... Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago........ New York...... Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Pjioanix........ Honolulu Rome Paris London "A. 1 RALPH C. TENNANT An Williams Agencio ltd. are pleased 10 announce lhat Ralph C. Tennant has joined fi' ale alei- for poor EDMONTON" (CP) City council gave to the poor to help fund a Poor People's Conference at Olds June 9-11. man, Mr. Tenncmt has been o reii- denl of telhbrfdge for 24 years hii wifa Janet and Iheir two John D. and Jamcj C. Ralph recently retired as Branch Manager of Silverwoods over 40 yean with lhat com- pany and Union MilV Co. He hni been a member of the Lethbridge Chamber of Com- merce, The Rotary Club, and Soulhminstcr United Church. Born and educated in Mon- treal, he graduated in A'lj from McGtll University. Ralph looks forward to ser- ving his many fnends and ac- quaintances irt Southern Alberto. ART WILLIAMS AGENCIES LTD. Centre Village Moll Phone 328-8184 II 1. Pre 3d 25.. 37 23 XI 22 3B 21 43 .10 29 39 31 51 35 CD 30 50 37 C6 33 53 39 34 10 33 18 11 .02 40 M .02 43 33 .03 43 34 .01 34 27 .13 41 29 .01 32 25 .01 36 22 38 23 .43 58 40 .03 Rl 74 68 50 6-1 43 72 51 83 61 39 57 47 52 45 Berlin 30 Amsterdam .......46 3G Moscow ..........40 30 .Stockholm ........37 34 Tokyo ............65 58 FORECAST: Lclhliridgc-Calgary To- day: A few floudv periods. Highs near 40. Lows 15-25. Friday: Sunny. Highs 40-15. Medicine Hat Today: Mainly sunny. Highs near 40. Ixm's near 20. Friday: Sunny. Higlis near 45. o J u ni b i a Koolenay Today: Sunny. Tonight clear. Friday: Becoming cloudy by afternoon. Elighs both day's near EO. Lows tonight 20 to 35. Montana E.isl of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scat- tered snow showers today and Friday. Warmer daytime tern- peraUires, Highs today 35 to 45, Ixnvs tonight 10 to 25. Highs Friday 40s. West ol Continental Divide Variable cloudiness today and Friday with widely scattered snow showers. Warmer after- noons. Highs today 35 to 45. t.ows tonight 15 to 25. Iliglis Friday 40s. SPECiALSI SPECIALS AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES EASY TROL SEED AND FERTILIZER DRILL AND PLANTER FILL SYSTEM SEED EXTRA ACRES A DAY AND ELIMINATE BACKACHE PLOW AND HARROW AS YOU GO WITH A MID-WEST HARROW MOUNTED QUICKLY AND EASILY WE WILL ACCEPT BARLEY AT AND WHEAT AT PER BUSHEL WHILE STOCKS LAST OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OK A MA All highways in the Lcth- bridge district are bare and dry and In good winter driving condition. Highway I, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary Banff is bare and dry. Danff-Goldcn, bare and dry. Golden to Revel- stoke is generally bare with some black ice and fallen rock. Motorists are advised to watch for frost heaves in this area. Banff-UacHum highway is mostly bare with occasional slippery sections. Banff-Jasper highway is in good winter driving condition. Snow tires or chains are re- quired vJicn travelling on nny mountain road or ski access road. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutla 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Dal Honita 9 .rn. to 6 p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed. WUdhorsc, a.m. to 5 p.m. ;