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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HFRALD Mon Moy 1, 1975 A ii plant today, injuring 111 synlliL'Ui; killing une man nihcr.s. The oxphr'.ion.1- l" boih rip anutlior uiih nr.s as t'limi lui-y m CinrckfiTMii.s, IW miles from here1. Security furccs saui thnt 20 niinulpK Ijt'fnro iho first lilasl '.lu-y iTCT'ivtd ;m It-l- liia! explosive liail day between rioters ;irul poliuc in a ;JL Die1 in cvi.mmi J'icJfasl's Nuulrmn- d I A tlu1 British jirds district, a I'rotcsLnnt stronghold. Bloody riots in east- ern Deltas! Saturdnv night In- jured 12 police and 13 civilians. A spoksrmin at Belfast police heiKlqunrters said: ''Tl's ;i case of the gamekeepers i u r n e d factory. Chemical combine As pianb. M-archo'i the build- ing, ;i blasl locked llic pn- lyosier deparlmeni, packed with most nson Tlic plain ;md is annim! I be vanml in Europe The attack was blamed on tin'1 Irish Kepulilic.'m Armv. 1 chief adniinislniinr in Xnnhrrn Ireland, William While-law, held emergency in IVSfast. the rlnv rampage of through the indit. forces fear the lonp- p n a c h c Y s. The I'rolestanls LTOUTls are marking u.1: Thc I'rote.slanl b a c k I a s h under way." He said the violence no longer sec'ined solely the work of teen- age pan-is who wear tartan scarves as badges of Protestant- ism. Tbe rioters' base appeared Protestant mobs lo lie broadening from n purely capital Sunday] hooligan element, IIP added. "Things arc certainly escalat- Faid the .spokesman. "We WINNIPEG iC'Pi KCMP have issued a Canada wide alert for two SLnny .Mountain penitentiary escapees, 'ear- 02 dio.se! buses that has been The city offered 5750 Lo idle since March 13. new wage contracts with its firemen and policemen, both of whom have voted In favor of strikes to back their demands. Board members of the city- owned Halifax Transit Corp. were lo meet this morning to approve the new contract for- mally. However, both Mayor Walter Fitzgerald and transit General Manager Tom MacKim said they were confident ratifi- cation would come at the meet- inH. A spokesman (or Ihe corpora- JO', 5 small mnn prog lly llrrnlr MeixiYnr: sljitiire Burcnu merit's 5150 million small i about principles.' Farm development program.! give a date, bill Tie would not said the fed- Mr. Hollett said the union members would get a 26-cent- an-hour increase retroactive to Jan. 1 on salaries that now av- erage about S3 an hour. They'll get a further W cents next Jan- Castro to visit MIAMI (AP) Cuban Pre- mier Fidel Castro will make a "friendly, official visit" to tho Republic of Guinea in early uary and another 10 cents in the 'May, Radio Havana said Snn- linal three months of the 27.; day. Castro announced last TORONTO 'CP) if Canadian National Kail- i.-.-jys worn, urgpd Sunday 1o I'uli union leaders and polili- for pension pari'y with eight Inches tall. federal civil servants. weighing 151 pounds wi'b short John Picknlt, president of the brown hair. Coulurc is five-feet- Kdinonlon Council nf Railroad nine inches. 150 pounds with i Unions, told 90 CAR workers ployccs have not been blue eym and medium brown lhal figures prepared by an ac- gvJssive as they should hair luary showed CN employees Blicl Olson, federal minister ol, oral government Is (joins ahead i rnoMi'contract i h? would vifil Algeria in Ontario have m7de fcln'it view illtC'" i ilnplemEnt I Cel Kelly, presi-: May and Ife Soviet Union In ment lo sit down and discuss Mr. Olson said the cither Employ-1 pay Hie same pension conl.ribu-1 ddails 0[ federal govern-1 provinces, 'stitl want lo argue E'S lions as civil .cervnnl.s bill mvo retirement benefits aver- aging SSI less month. fir told I he Toronto awl Tl'f- trict KR.ih-.ay Workers Council thai unions representing 20H.OOO active and retired railway em- s ag- be on pensions. Mr. Pickett said union mem- bers should reject as totally un- acceptable a union-sponsored request fnr a one-por-ccm an- Alberta Liberal leader says Socreds are finished The Herald ruled Alberta for 36 yerts, Lrgislaluru Bureau I Uiree rccert misiak'.'s EDMONTON The Social! that have doscri lhe m its Credit party is finished on the rhanOTS for flllure reelcciion. scene and the Ijber- are goine to pick up the nual pension escala.or clause in new conlrnds. er Hoh Russell (old bis parly The Shape Of Things To Conic Fashion with a future aauiir Tiinsti You gel a Inl more than good look; Irom Shil'Er-Hillman lailorerf clnlhes. The (JillcreiiCE is nio-c hand woik. It gives ijou 3 longer future of wearing Enjoymcnl. Come in and let us show you ihs new Spring tolleclion, Mi. f'ickcU. n lending spokes- man for the Canadian Railway Employees Pension Association, said CNR employees and civil servants pay G' per cent, of gross earnings into pensions Under the civil-service plan, o retired employee gets hack what is called a 1 pension. This is determined by a formula of two per cenL of Ihe worker's best six-year consecu- tive eaminps calculated against annual meeting weekend. The So during Rovcrnment (hat he said: The Alberta Resources An independnet audit com- missioned by the new Cnnscr- tive government lhat showed million in liquid reserves. S3nn niillion Tinrn or WAITING "I repeat what I said In (lie of Common.1) the j farmers in Ui's country pel tine Lired of he said. The fp.dcra! program will heln farmers to retire by assisting them to dispose of land and will aid others lo pur- chase or consolidate farms. In Alberh, nrovincial Gov- ernment officials are negoliat- inR with federal agriculture I staff to co-ordinate the federal proyram with ncu i 1 S50 million agricultural devel-. opmenl proqram. jPincSu'i- Creelc In other remarks. ATr. Olson. llFl1 hero fnr the anniinl mcplir.2 of the Alberta Librral pnrly, said (he federal dent of Local 268 of tho Inlerna-l June WentJier and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II I. TIT 29 er ties mlh federal Grits urged EDMONTON (CP) Closer a total nmo of employment up with thc fcdcral 'v.e had been ledto believe was! cost-sharing for irrigation rc- habi'ilation has been laid And, Hie ceiling set by ihe f onmillie former government on royal-1 tics on oil rcscrvics. Grande Prairie Banff out Thc other [wo parties In Irri- Ralion rievelopmenl. the pro- I government and Ihe ir- I ngation districts have i not made Iheir positions I Known, however, he said. I Ottawa is prepared lo con- to a maximum of 35 years. The association says CNR em- ployees get back only a J.4-per- cent pension. In dollars, a civil servant with a best six-year av- erage of a year could get a pension of for the CNR employee il would lie S4.300. Mr. Picket! was in Toronto to organize a June appeal lo active and retired railway- employees in the area to fight for improved pensions. party seems lo be the key to j success for Alberta's Literals provincial party leader Bob EOCIIEDS WELCOMED Mr. Russell, head of a party that doesn't have a single seat in the legislature at present, urged Liberal party members lo welcome socreds into the ranks, rapped some members nf his party, who he said consul- Mr olsm Calgary Pentidon Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto cred the Liberal organization u Russell said Saiurday. jn members .Mr. Russell told his party's moe( cahincl min- annual meeting the "split per-, elect new sonality" between the two but Km-t work to t levels of tiie party has lo be for-; to power trihule lo S20 million [o- ward irrigalion development in Alberla, expected (o cost in to- d that Ollawa...... St. Joh-.'s ILililax....... he Tharloiietown was not asking Ihc other two s to get moving, but f FYederictnn York r.n 37 CO ply staling the federal position.! Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas gotten. It would only be through He nlso took n shot at Pre-j mier Peter Lougheed, accusing Cra f tsmen working together that we (the of hypocricy for provincial party) could be sue- ce.ssful.1' Mr. Russell elecled last CHC technicians return lo work ST. fCPI JOHN'S. NHd. of ihe Natioiial Asso- cialion of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) re- turned to work at CBC locations in four Newfoundland centres early today and were expected year, said he intends lo hold a major rcorganizalional confer- ence in ISI73 because, in past many members the parly as a .social club. He also said the Liberals would field a full slate of can- election. There are nono in the 75 scat legislature. "It may not be possible to form a government in the next provincial election but we can put n solid Liberal opposition the federal government for the country's ills and then going lo Ollawa and preaching national unify. Mr. Russell defended Ihe Trudeau government's recent farm policies against ''Ihe Dicf- eiihaker cowboys [be Hom- ers and the Williams' and thai Thc !Ki NABKT members j '.ilked off Ihc job late j in Si. .lohif.s. Gander (iriind Marjslown and Corner The strike was one of an in- tcrmillfnl series across Canada EDMONTON lo back up iN'ABKT's demands of Claresholm wa: lfl t il oil tears Lola elected see- in conlrat! iieLjulialioiis with lliejrelary of Hit1 Albcrla Libcr.il Jim Murrie named AFL official KHMONTOX (CP'i R o y Jninhn of ICdmonlnn lins beun by ace lam ri I ion as prcsidcnl. of Allierla Fwl- wii'iinn of executive, chosen nl tlir; illllvS of jobless OTTAWA iCPi Craftsmen and oiYice workers made up 51 per cent, of all unemployed per- sons in the first three months of this year. Statistics Canada i reporl-s. i In a detailed breakdown ol unemployment .slatislics, thc agency said 34 cent of (he unemployed were former craftsmen, production process and related workers. Twenty per cent "were office and pro- i fessional workers. I Other occupational categories and Ihi'ir share of unemploy- ment tolals verc: laborers and unskilled. M per rent, service and recreation, 11 per cent; I jinrn.iry nine PIT rent; (rans- 'porlalion. sit per cenl. Seven C9 f.O 78 51 Rome 68 45 Paris 63 52 London 59 Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo FORECAST I.rlhliriil.le. Medicine II a I Today and Tucsilay: .Sun- ny. Ilisli" clays nrar CO. f f.mvs in flic mill alg.iry Tiiday and Tues- (day: Iliglis holh days in (lie mid oils. Lows 33-35. C.-ihni'liia. Knnlrnnr To- day and Tue.-.day sunny v.illi a few cloudy intervals. Highs halh clays 5.1 lo CO, lo- night near 3D. .MONTANA (if Cunlinental Bividp Rain and snow east today end- ing this evening. Partly cloudy west lodi-y and over the area and Tuesday. Slow liTiid bul tempera- tures eitnlinuing below normal. Highs today 'Ills east 45 lo 53 uest. Lous tonight 25 to 35. (Highs Tuesday 50s. Gusty 71 3 70 I northwest winds east portion j loday decreasing tonight. I West of Contiiiclal Divide Partly cloudy loday and to- night. Widely scattered show- ers mostly in the mountain.1 Tuesday. Slow warming trend, lligbs today 45 lo B5. Lows lo- I night 15 lo TJ. Highs Tuesday 50 lo 60. 37 ASK CHINA'S AID i parly al Ihc group's nnnnal includes Reg Baskeu mcelina in F.dmonlcm over Ihe! nf Kdmorton. first vice-pre.-.i- "cekend Idenl; and .lim Murrie, Lelb- t Calgary lawyer Arthur bridge, second-vice president. f'AIRO iRenleri ICgyjit; as was elecled president, heating; .____________ asked China lo send experls to I out Alary fluirhon of Calgary, help in a public heairh cam-: He succeeds 11.C. Tanner of paign against [lies. I iMlmonlon. Al'L's llu-eo day annual meet- per eenl of Ihe unemployed had Places Shop DOWNTOWN on FIFTH STREET SOUTH INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SAtES nnd SERVICE 306 SlnHcml Driv. Phono 327.3U5 LAWN MOWER SPECIALS 19" lypfl with finger louch Mort, Rrn, Special Inlernationnl 21" solid sfnto with finger louch ilnrl. Reg. no 159.95. Sprclol I OO Internnlionnf ?l" inlf- propi.'llc'd drive) win finfjnr foutli ilarf. IZtr -Sln'kc ;il never -worked before. Ml grants OTTAWA (CP) _ ProjecLs running from a ridinR school for handicnppixl younp.slcrs lo I .'MI analysis of the granite in- I dn.slry ;irc Kolf-help programs whirh will roceivc for Youlbs nirikinff the mi Tip.nliLy hy .n juihlir strike. pmpliiyrps -rl up HCMP works yard in Rurnahy n.s they wiclcneml their cfforls to win improved wape conlracls. Tliu strike is expected to shut down narbafie collodion, wa- lor, srwafti! and si root iiiinco. Vaiiroiivcr city .siirvicos liovc (iepnrl- rroalo 1'nes around