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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 TOE LETHERIDGE HERALD March 1971 House ars tieup EDMONTON CP The Al berta legislature Tuesday con ducted an emergency debate on the railway tieup that has stopped the movement of grain to west coast ports and unani mously approved a resolution which asks the federal govern ment to spare no effort in stop ping thj walkout of The house adjourned its nor mal business at the request of Ernest Lee SC who said Ottawa should inter vene without Premier Harry Strom said ns has sent a telegram to Prime Minister Trudeau asking that emergency measures be taken to get trains moving In agriculture Minister Henry Kuste has been in touch with the federal ministers of transport and agriculture and the minister responsible for the Canadian wheat More than 800 enginemen have walked out in and Alberta to protest lack of pro gress in contract negotiations with Canadian National and Ca nadian Pacific Everit said if the prsmier and Huste should pick up their hat and coat and be on their way to Ottawa to make stronger rep PUNISH HUONG PEOPLE Gordon minister of highways and said he sympathizes with the en ho have been with out a conract for 12 but they are punishing the wrong people Taylor said a strike Is an excellent weapon when used but the enginem e n made point and should go back to The federal governmeni should demand that an agree ment be reached Hugh Homer PC Lac Anns said procrastination by the federal labor in taking so long to initiate con ciliation proceedings was re sponsible for the The workers have a right to be frus Homer we cannot tolerate this kind of non sense any longer just when we had unplugged the grain dehverv system it has been plugged again by labor LABOR COURTS He said should take immediate seps to stop the walkout and bring in legisla tion to prevent a possibly by forming labor courts that could impose com pulsory arbitration Chester Sjyers SC Cam rose said th Alberta Wheat Pool terminal in Vancouver is half empty and the pool has laid off 94 of 118 Roy Ells iSC Grouard said Peace River area farm ers could lose the rapeseed ex port market they now are build ing up in Pacific rim Bill Yurko PC Strathcona East said labor should be en titled to go on the ulti mate wcapon of but he doesnt subscribe to use of the weapon Vhen a vast number of innocent people Ruste said markets will be lost unless rapid action is Pic said it seems to be easier to end a man to tlw moon than keep grain nm ine Bill Dickie PC Calgary Glenmcrc said sending a tele gram is rot enough the gov ernment should he doing more such as snchmg new and dif ferent niohods of transporting givin Clarence Copithorne iPC BanffCiichnTi said the Alber ta Asoeiation of Municipal Dis tncts and f oun ics has express ed its ccmtcrn m a letter to the suggested Taj lor go in Ottawa Mr Strom the piovm cial eminent v ill continue to pressure The pieniiT said labor has a o rji fair return for the wruk d but of a rhain reaction that a nt nf people and wp must fnvl nine uHr method of lliproblem Kidnapped second time tn ijjiMje four mm frurd f I ni IMPSONSSEARS Record Dean Indiana Wants Me Gordon If You Could Read My Mind Bee Lonely Days 5th One Less Bell to One Bad Apple Three Dog Golden Biscuits Three Dog One Man Band Andy Love fory Nash and Young V Different Strokes Super Hits PERSONAL SHOPPING ONLY PLEASE STORE HOURS9 to Thursday ond Friday until 9 Closed Wednesday at Centre Village 2nd and 13th Teleshop 3286611 ;