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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Veterans Morch 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 31 get more money OTTAWA CP The mons veterans affairs commit tee Tuesday approved three government bills increasing vet erans disability pensions by 10 per cent and allowances by 15 per all effective The which seems certain to win quick third read ing in the Commons and Senate approval before receiving royal will affect about veterans and Veterans Affairs Minister Jeaneudes Pube told the com mittee the 10pcrcent increase in basic rates mil mean that a married veteran getting a full pension will receive under the new legislation instead of He said the 15percent in crease in basic rates of war vet erans allowances would mean a married recipient at the maxi msm rate will receive 201 a month instead of the present Proposed legislation would also make pension schedules under the Pension Act apply to those covered until now by schedules set out in the Civilian War Pensions and Allowances Dube said Pension Act schedules already apply to most civilian war pensioners and the proposed bill would make them apply to the former airraid precautions workers and members of voluntary aid This means that civilian war pensioners will receive the 10 per cent increase as of April 1 and also that in future years their pensions will rise automat ically whenever veterans pen sions may be he Move to end Homage paid former King Banff man wins nomination BANFF CP Slim coowner of the Cana dian Wax Gallery in Banfl won the Social Credit nomina tion for the BanffCochran He defeated Cochrane ranch er Bruce Boothby at a nomina toon meeting to decide the par tys representative in the nes provincial fighting iii Pakistan NEW DELHI Kernel Wesi Pakistan troops appear be winning the struggle to resj tore government authority to se1 cessionist East buti they are still meeting deter mined informed sources said j Information coming out ofj embattled East Pakistan re mained fragmentary and there was no way of checking all the claims and counterclaims broadcast by the official radio and rebel In New Delhi the lower house of parliament unani nwrBly passed a resolution de manding an immediate end to the use of force and the mas sacre of defenceless people by the Pakistan COMMANDO RAID IN LAOS Map locales Base Area 611 in the Laotian where South Vietnamese commandos landed Wednesday for a raid on North Viet namese helicopters landed the small force of raiders inside ten The bouy of Sir Ed Frederick the 01 Bti arrived at Entebbe Au port from London today to bs laid beside three previous kabakas in the roal tombs at Kasubi near After ceiemomes at En tebbe the body was taken by helicopter to Kololo airstrip in a Kampala suburb where peo ple waited all night to pay homage to the former mon popularly known as King Twelve elders of Sir Ed wards Baganda in an open letter published called on all Bagandas to keep the peace during the fiveday mourning ceremo King fust presi dent of neuiymdcpcndcnt died in poverty in LonJon three ago after hiwas banished by then Pies idem Milton m IMC a L Maj Gen Idi thioun Obote The high commis sion for seouiU has decided not to release details ubout exhumation of the le niams of King Freddie from a noith London e ard have lain since a liJkia m IBuJ A coroners that due to atute ako hohc poisoning was ac cepted by a nuniiXi of er who maintained that the Local residents to attend meet About 1C Lethbridge area residents are slated to attend j the 24th annual convention of the Alberta Real Estate Association in Edmonton The c o n v e n tioa officially gets under way Friday and lasts through i A lengthy list of speakers will address the convention on such topics as low income I successful real i estate developments of the fuj the use of imagination m projections and trends in real estae high 1 rise development managing for a profit and using tax leg islation in real estate drinker IJAVJ is peo Mispected mat uttxted King TrcJiLe poi soned an but police said there nothing to suggest and dosed the King Fraidie was the ka baka of largest of four kingdoms ithin A constitution brought m by Obote abolished the semi autonomous monarchies in a drive to heal tribal rivalries and make Uganda a umtan state THOUSANDS SOLD More than water beds sold in the United States last SEE PAGE 19 ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS GRAND OPENING 426 6th Street Application deadline extended Many hundreds of European jobs still open Coordinating group planned A continuing education as sociation will soon be establish in Lethbridge to coordinate tMth program offerings and program advertising in all eve ning school and special inter est courses available to city Dale acting direc tor of the Lethbridge Commun ity College school of continuing Bull sale in Pavilion The annual Lethbridge spring purebred bull sale will be held Thursday and Friday in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion There are 112 Herefords and 89 Aberdeen Angus bulls enter ed in the Showtime for the Herefords will be 7 with the sale starting Thursday at 9 a The Angus will be shown at 930 and the sale will be at 1 education Tuesday was given lie go ahead by the college ward of governors to cooper in the The University of Leth Bridge continuing education department will also be part of the as likely will other Lethbridge groups offer ing special educational pro Duplication of programming would be avoided by use of the college oriented programs would be offered by the univer sityoriented courses by the university and the grey ground in between would be settled by discussions within the associa Nearly jobs are open to postsecondary Canadian stu oents under the new International Student Summer Employment working holidays in The and the United Low cost travel arrangements are also available through three Canadian student Weed killer fatal Sicily Reuler Two young aged six and died Tuesday after acci dentally washing their hair with weed The bottle they used was labelled soap Three of the girls brothers were reported critically Students must agree to work for at least two months beginning midMay or early The work week is generally longer in Europe although wages are often lower than Canadian in many cases room and board is To be students n must be Canadian citizens n must be registered attending fulltime a university or technical institute Canada Manpower Centre Manpower and Immigration Otto Minister must be 18 years or more by their departure date 21 for Belgium must apply by April Although a working knowledge of the language of the host country would be a very basic ability to communicate will ollen be li in inquire APPLY NOW As final selection will be made by the host earlier applications will receive preferential con Make your inquiries at your Student Placement or atyour nearest Canada Manpower Centre de Maindoeuvre du Canada MainrJceuvre et Immigration Otto Ministra SIMPSONSSEARS Pant Dress Group I to Enjoy the savings now at the beginning of the We have drastically reduced prices on our Spring collection of Pant Dresses All all all sizes Hurry in while the selection is Group II TO Group III to Group IV to STORE HOURS 9 to Daily cmd Friday until 9 Closed Wednesday Village 2nd Avenue and 13th To leshop 3286611 ;