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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Salurday, May 2, 1970 THE LETHSRIDGE HEIAID Anti-Riot Bill Threatens Prison PARIS (AP) The French National Assembly early today passed a stiff anti-riot bill threatening prison for anyone arrested at an unauthorized demonstration that turns to viol- ence. Leftist opponents of the bill charged that it raised the pros- pect of authoritarian rule, but the Gaullist coalition won the vote 368 to 84. The bill now goes to the Senate. The bill provides penalties of two years' imprisonment for participation in an unauthorized demonstration that becomes vi- olent and three years for organ- izers of such demonstrations. ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610' All involved in the demonstra- tions would be jointly liable for damages. Justice Minister Rene Pleven told the deputies the bill is aimed not at legitimate protest and unions' right to strike, but at "certain new forms of delin- including armed bands of revolutionary students whose programs he said include "urban guerrilla warfare." The bill does not require proof that the person charged com- mitted Vat violent act. His pres- ence at the scene of violence is proof of guilt. A chorus of opposition lead- ers, newspapers and prominent lawyers contend that it intro- duces the concept of collective responsibility for criminal off- ences into French law and per- mits police to make indiscrimi- nate arrests. SOLDIERS FIRED ON BELFAST (Reuters) Three shots were fired at a British Army vehicle patrolling Bel- fast's volatile Springfield Road area early today. No one was shot. Roadblocks were set up after a car was seen speeding away from the area. NEW LOOK New look for clock on the Campanile Tower at University of Calif- ornia in Berkeley. Campus police figure pranksters got into the locked tower, went up to the observation plat- form, climbed out over the plastic shields and lowered iilemslcves to tltc clock face where they pasted Mickey Mouse features. Would you believe there's someone who's interested in a 17 year old who's finished school? We're interested in you. We're the Canadian Armed rorces and if you're willing to work hard, learn a trade, and accept some imporiant respon- sibilities give you a future with security, a steady plus job skills you can keep forever. For more informalion contact your local military career counsellor, .THE CAN ADI AN FARMED FORCES Bridge Town House Motet 12 Noon to 8 p.m. Wed., May 6, 1970 U.K. Farmers To Boycott Meat Markets LONDON (Reuters) Brit- ain's farmers decided today to stop meat supplies to markets in England and Wales for a week in protest against the gov- ernment's 1970 farm subsidies. The National Farmers' Union said the boycott applies to the marketing of cattle, sheep and pigs for the week beginning May 10. The union said that while the real income of the community in general had risen by 60 pel- cent in the last five years, farm income had increased by only three per cent. In a normal week in May tons of beef, tons of pork and tons of mutton and iamb are sold off British farms. HOMELESS LIMA (Reuters) The west- ern part of Peru's eastern jun- gle region has been declared a disaster area after the Amazon River burst its banks during torrential rainstorms and left at least persons homeless. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE May 4fh, 1970, the City of Lethbridge will commence the ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP Rubbish will be picked up according to and in order of the Zones indicated below: APPROXIMATE ZONES AND PICK-UP DATES: Zone 1 .....................May 4, 5 Zone 2.....................May 6, 7, 8 Zone 3 May 11, 12 Zone 4..................... May 13, 14 Zone 5.................... May 15, 19 Citizens of Lethbridge are asked to locate burning barrels and con- tainers adjacent to the lanes for emptying and wrap or place rubbish in boxes, cartons or plastic bags when practical. The City of Lethbridge WILL NOT remove earth, large tree trunks and branches, caragana hedge removals, construction and building wastes, concrete, concrete blocks or other similar waste materials. News items will be released periodically advising citizens of the pro- gress of the Spring Clean-Up Campaign. SANITATION AND WASTE DEPARTMENT Construction lu Doldrums At Calgary CALGARY (CP) activity in the city during April sagged to nearly half the 1909 rate with office construction and housing starts taking most of the cuts. Building permits issued during the month were for a total of compared wilh in April last year. Office construction ground to a virtual halt with during the first four months compared wilh in the same period of Housing starts were down to 634 from Total permits for the first months were com pared with COLLEGE TO OPEN KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) Cariboo College is scheduled to begin classes in September in two buildings at Kamloops resi- dential school and in a yet-to- be-built prefabricated science laboratory, principal Jack Har- ris says. It will operate on a daytime basis with a few classes. Ottawa And Hull Bucking Decline In Canada's Home-Building Activity C7 Ori'AWA (CP) The nu- lional capital area of Ottawa and Hull is almost alone among metropolitan centres in bucking a c r o's s -C a n a d a decline in home-building activity. Figures published by Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. show construction started in the first three months of this year on dwelling units in Ot- tawa Hull, up sharply from the 981 starts in the same 1969 per- iod. Housing starts declined al- most everywhere else on a 18- city list except in Victoria, B.C., and Kitchener, Ont. Starts were up to from 571 in Victoria and to 627 fiom 552 in Kitch- ener. Rate of decline in Vancouver was just over 20 per cent, with starts on units compared with in the 1969 quarter. Del Bonita Hit DEL BONITA (HNS) -This area has just experienced a late spring snow storm. It looked like 1967 over again. There were eight to 10 inches of wet snow. Drifts from two to three feet deep were expe- rienced. REQUIRE BODY SHOP FOREMAN For City Body Shop APPLY BOX 112, HERALD Sharpest tumble in activity was in Saskatchewan, where starts in the two main cities dropped to 50 from 568. The 1970 and 1969 figures for j some cities: Calgary, from Ed-! monton, 931 from Halifax.' 396 from 600; Quebec City, 715 from 893; Regina, 38 from 242; St. John's, Nfld., 54 from M6; Saskatoon, 12 from 326; Winni- peg, from LEADING INSTRUMENT Americans spent more money on console organs than any other musical instrument in 19B8. FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AT HOME IN SPARE TIME If you are 17 or over and have dropped out of school, write for FREE IESSONS and FREE booklet tells how! THE FASTEST AND MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. Prepare to write Dept. of Education or College Entrance Examinations. For free book "How to finish High School at Home" NAME ADDRESS NATIONAL COLLEGE (ALTA.) 424 6lh Ave. S.E., CALGARY PHONE 262-4867 A CANADIAN SCHOOL Take a holiday of discovery in Beautiful British Columbia 4 unforgettable circle tours offering some of North America's greatest scenic attractions The great new Yellowhead Route Mount Robson, highest peak in the Canadian-Rockies, is only one of the spectacular sights along this recently modernized route. From Jasper, c smooth ribbon of highway wend< through majestic mountain scenery tc an important junction at TSte Jaune Cache (named for the original "yellow a blond trapper who entered the area in Here you can swing south and trace the North Thompson River through a region of fabulous fishing lakes to the booming city of Kamloops; then enjoy more scenic adventure as you return home by way of the Rogers Pass. Or you may continue west on Highway 16, along the newest section of the Yellowhead route through an area of rugged 'moutain beauty to the major interior centre of Prince George. From here, you complete an entirely different "circle" by travelling north- west along the Hart Highway into Ihe Peace River country, Follow the Rogers Pass to scenic adventure Acclaimed one of the world's finest scenic routes, the Rogers Pass section of the Trans-Canada Highway traverses majestic mountain terrain. The low- ering peaks of the Selkirk Range sheer rock faces capped by enormous crests of snow vast green valleys appearing suddenly in the mountain- scape. The spectacular views continue to Revelstoke then-the scene is less rugged, but no less rewarding. At Sal- mon Arm you're on the southern bank ol Shuswap Lake, a prime area for camping, fishing and water sports. And a short drive south takes you to the charming Okanagan Valley, a lush rib- bon of orchards, beaches and resorts rimming a string of picture-book lakes. If you enter this region you can return home by the Southern Trans-Provincial Highway through the Kootenays. Or, continuing west from Salmon Arm, you might swing north and connect wilh the new Yellowhead Pass route through the Rockies. The spectacular Kootenay Loop The southeastern corner ol British Columbia contains numerous mountain ranges which harbour lush green val- leys and clear blue lakes. It's a region made for camping and deep down re- laxation in dozens ol unspoiled scenic settings. There's spectacular fishing for Rainbow trout and Dolly Varden in lakes and countless streams. And for added appeal, you'll find unique attrac- tions like historic Fort Steele and the great dams of the Columbia River Sys- tem. You can enter along the Southern Trans-Provincial Highway through Crows Nest Pass. Then, alter scenio trips to areas like the Arrow Lakes and Ihe resort centres along Kootenay Lake, return by swinging north through the East Kootenays along Highway 93. Or, if you'd prefer a larger circle, con- linue west to Osoyoos and visit ths lovely Okanagan Valley on your way to the Rogers Pass. The Peace River Country and beyond The Peace River Country is partly an extension of the great prairie grain lands... but it's also a region of tower- ing mountains and trackless forests. Entering by Highway 2, you come to the major centre of Dawson Creek-, Mila 0 on the Alaska Highway. To tha north, is magnificent territory for camping, lishing and the simple outdoor pleas- ures and just a short side trip from Dawson Creek takes you to the site of the mighty W. A. C. Bennett Dam on the Peace River. For a memorable "circle" tour, travel southwest along the Hart Highway, across the Rockies. to the hub city ot Prince George. Then take your choice of scenic return routes: east along Highway 16 through the Yellowhead Pass or southeast through the Cariboo, Kamloops and the Rogers Pass. Get ready now for a holiday of dis- covery in Beautiful British Columbia. Mail the coupon to: British Columbia Department of Travel Industry, 1019 Whart St., Victoria, British Columbia. HF] BRITISH COLUMBIA, HH THE 4-SEASON VACATION LAND I'd like to take a holiday tour of British Columbia please rush me a complete Visitor's Kit containing a provincial road map, Accommodation Directory and other informative material, Name.............____ Address........_....... City________......... Prov.......___........... INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY BY HIRING AND TRAINING A FEMALE OR MALE STUDENT THIS SUM- MER YOU ARE INVESTING IN TODAY'S YOUTH FOR A BETTER TOMORROW! WHY NOT CASH IN? CALL 327-8535 THE CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE ;