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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta .News in brief Portugal continues clean-up LISBON Portu- gal's ruling military junta an- nounced today it will continue its cieaning-up process in the country's armed forces and civil service. Since last Thursday's which brought Gen. Antonio de Spinola's seven-man junta to all senior civil servants above the rank of governor have been dismissed. The junta placed 24 senior including two former ministers and the former chief of on the reserve list Wednesday. In another it an- nounced that banks will be open today for the first time in a week. Cambodia incursion halts SAIGON Saigon military forces withdrew to the South Vietnamese border today after a four-day incursion into field reports said. The Saigon command ac- knowledged earlier that some of its air and artillery strikes spilled across the but denied its ground forces crossed into Cambodia. Coal train jumps rails B.C. The Canadian national railways main line was blocked Wednesday about 10 miles south of Blue just north of when 18 cars and the trailing engine of an 88-unit coal train left the tracks after the train hit a washout There were no injuries. A CNR spokesman said the line may reopen today. Passenger services will be delayed Discrimination end sought EDMONTON A Social Credit MLA Wednesday called for an end to discrimination in Alberta against illegitimate children and adults. Roy Wilson introduced a private member's bill in the legislature that would make such discrimination illegal. 'There is evidence to prove illegitimate children and adults are discriminated both through provincial statutes and social Mr. Wilson said. Bills introduced by private members have little chance of passing but often spark interesting debate. Musical Ride on tour LONDON The advance guard of a detachment of the RCMP flew to London on Wednesday for a 12-day round of public appearances. The Musical Ride will be performed Sunday in front of the royal box at the Guards Polo Club in Windsor Great the rolling grounds bordering Windsor Castle. The Queen is not expected to be however. Three days the RCMP will ride ceremonially through the streets of London from Buckingham Palace Mews to the Mansion House. The RCMP also will perform at the Windsor Horse Show May 9-12 and will make courtesy calls on hospitals in the London area. Leaving Britain May the RCMP riders will perform on the taking in West The Netherlands and France. Deputy solicitor appointed EDMONTON Rheal a 36-year-old civil Wednesday was appointed Alberta's first deputy solicitor-general. Mr deputy director of Alberta mental health is expected to start his new job in a few weeks. Before coming to Alberta in 1971. Mr. LeBIanc was acting deputy welfare minister in New Brunswick. He also has worked as a hospital administrator in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan. Parks get approval OTTAWA The Senate banking committee approved Wednesday a bill establishing three national parks in the Canadian North and two in Quebec. The three northern parks are not formally established under the which only sets aside huge tracts of land for use as parks once aboriginal land claims in the region are settled. It now appears likely the parks bill will get final Senate approval today. It could get royal assent and become law by Friday. Argentine crowds battle BUENOS AIRES Argentine workers returned to their jobs today after minor May Day violence and a clash between President Juan Peron and jeering leftists. About Peronists turned out to hear their 78- year-old leader address his badly-divided forces. About 100 persons were reported Deaths W. former president of the Cana- dian Dental Association. Ottawa H. injured in street fights and 25 were arrested. For an hour after Peron leftist and rightist hotheads ran through the streets of the financial battling with fists and bamboo sticks. Police used tear gas to disperse one brawling mob of several hundred. a former Ontario cabinet minister and former Conservative MP for Lanark at Carleton Ont. Leger suggests media reflect on impact TORONTO Canadian publishers were asked Wednesday by Gov.-Gen. Jules Leger to ponder whether existing news presentation risks further erosion of spiritual with special impact on youth. means at your disposal to convey the image of the world may well have exceeded the human spirit's capacity to the Governor-General told the annual dinner of The Canadian Press. Scenes of death or once revolted leave us more and more indifferent as they become increasingly he said. Perhaps the arsenal of news delivery systems by newspapers and magazines had produced a point in our ability to absorb especially in North America. Nothing human or inhuman seems to escape Gov.-Gen. visiting his seventh provincial capital since taking office Jan. 14 and making his first public suggested youth has reached a crossroads. seem to be moving into a stage of particularly noticeable among young who withdrew in rejection from a society that presents them with this vision of the he said. It was a contagious view affecting all sectors from politics to the churches. shares this indifference young people being what they it is doubtful it can The who worked for Ottawa's French-language daily Le Droit before the Second World said youth faces the alternatives of existence neither rhyme nor or a taken in its broadest think we have reached the He asked we are not running the risk of continuing the verbal pollution of the spirit even as we mobilize all our resources to combat the pollution of our physical News organizations must participate in seeking out the of light and help others to find Gov.-Gen. Leger was introduced by Ross pub- lisher of the Edmonton Journal and new president of and thanked by John p. president of the Canadian Daily Newspaper Publishers Association and publisher of the Hamilton Spectator. Quebec workers halt on May Day MONTREAL More than Quebec workers answered the call Wednesday to mark May Day with work stoppages and rallies to protest demand reopening of contracts and show union solidarity. Police estimated that persons staged a mile-long march before hearing speeches in a park and attending a rally at a nearby auditorium. The heads of Quebec's three largest labor Louis Laberge of the Quebec Federation of Yvon Charbonneau of the Quebec Teachers Corporation and Marcel Pepin of the Confederation of National Trade Unions addressed about workers and students at east-end Lafontaine Park. The three federations repre- sent about workers. Scottish jokes color B.C. tartan debate VICTORIA Debate on a simple bill to adopt an official British Columbia Tartan turned into a multi- national debate Wednesday as members of the legislature trotted out their best Scottish complete with highland burr. After provincial secretary Ernie Hall told MLAs the six- color tartan is registered with Lord king of arms at a government MLA of Polish extraction jumped up tc assert the bagpipes actually had been invented in the home of his ancestors Industrial Development Minister Gary Lauk said that when the Poles first heard sent them rapidly to Scotland where they've been made ever since James Chabot HAS GOD FORGOTTEN The Middle East Burma and Hwr His nun of tin GRAHAM TRUSCOTT Author of the You Shall The Only Power of His Presence Graham is associated with the International Missionary Radio whose radio programs are beaming rn East the Middle and Asia from three International stations Although a layman with no formal Bible he is In great demand as a speaker in nearly 30 countries around the world This dynamic man will be visiting our city as the guest speaker of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship Lethbridge and District family breakfast. Tlw BraikfMt will IM told El Rincho Convention Centra on Miy Breakfast For Reservations Phone 328-9420 Columbia who was born in Quebec and is the only bilingual MLA in the B.C. asked that when the tartan is finally manufactured that in it there be a small fleur de to recongnize the French fact of Canadian life French are old allies of the and we've fought many battles together I wish you'd remember that sometimes in the He was told by Transport Minister Robert transplanted from Glasgow to Canada in 1931. Scots named Simon David Thompson and Alexander Mackenzie were famous Canadians who helped open up the west. Wearing the tartan was once forbidden in added Mr. and took a good many years to get that freedom MLAs approved second reading approval in principle of the B.C. Tartan Act by voice when Mr. Hall closed debate by explaining the tartan's colors. Blue is for the Pacific green for red for the maple white for snow and yellow for the setting sun. Sixth color is but it isn't dominant. ANGLO Sellg CAR STEREOS at Lower 419-Sth Street S Speakers in Montreal and at other rallies emphasized de- mands for a bonus for public service employ- ees. Uruon spokesmen estimated workers staged work stoppages or walkouts in Mon- treal. Included were employ- ees at 12 hospitals. Most stop- pages lasted half an but two shifts of about 700 nurses and paramedical staff at St. Jean de Dieu Hospital walked out for the day. Rotating walkouts were staged by production and jour- nalists' unions at the Montreal CBC headquarters and resulted in cancellation of evening television and radio newscasts Municipal employees in t nearby Brossard and Chambly walked out as did 350 employees of the Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission. Labor Minister Jean Cournoyer said Quebec is ready to designate May 1 as the official workers' replacing Labor this is the choice of the Polar plunge exciting N.W.T. An underwater scientist who made what is believed to be the first successful dive under the ice of the North Pole last Saturday has described the experience as the gosh- darned exciting thing I ever did Dr. Joe Maclnnis of Toronto told a group of armed forces personnel Tuesday night after he and his four companions where picked up from the Pole that the experience was sensa- tional. The message was delivered by the defence department. Dr. Maclnnis planted Cana- dian flags over and under the North Pole during the 15 dives under the polar ice during over a 65-hour period. The group was studying pressure ridges and marine life. During Dr. Ma- clnnis the team found unusual example of a pressure ridge which is an Plane ride A South Vietnamese leads two prisoners aboard an Air America plane at Mac Hoa. CIA admits Vietnam transport SAIGON Air Amer- the United States Central Intelligence Agency was used to transport North Vietnamese troops captured by South Vietnamese forces in a battle this U.S. Ambassador Graham Martin admitted today. Martin denied that this was a violation of the Vietnam ceasefire which says in Article United States will not continue its military involvement or intervene in the internal affairs of South Martin made his admission after Associated Press photo- graphs taken in the Mekong Delta showed uniformed South Vietnamese troops loading handcuffed Vietnamese aboard a plane marked Air America. The ambassador said he au- thorized the transport of a wounded North Vietnamese at the request of the South Viet- namese government for manitarian He said he didn't know six other prisoners would be added to the flight. The photographs show that one of the prisoners was wounded in the but he was walking toward the plane to board it after being put on ex- hibit with the other prisoners before the people of the nearby town of Mac Hoa. FLOWN TO TOWN The North Vietnamese were flown from Mac 45 miles west of to Can farther south. Air America came to In- dochina as the air transport arm of the CIA's secret war in Laos. Martin explained that while it now is under contract to the four-nation International Commission of Control and Supervision which is supposed to monitor the Vietnam it also is under contract to the U.S. embassy for purely U.S. mostly courier trips around South Vietnam. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESMMATEI Phone 329-4722 COLLEOI MALL Controversial plan approved by UN UNITED NATIONS The United Nations General Assembly approved Wednesday night a controversial plan for a new world economic order despite objections from the United States and other Western industrialized countries. The assembly's special ses- sion on the world economic crisis also adopted an action program designed to help developing countries. Earlier the U.S. announced the withdrawal of its planned aid program for developing countries worst affected by soaring prices. There was no explanation for the U.S. but it was assumed the U.S. felt its plan was made redundant by the assembly's decision to establish a special UN fund. In the strongest criticism of the assembly's U.S. Ambassador John Scali cannot feed the starv- nor help the impoverished. This moment demands more of us than of us than promises which may materialize many months from if The U.S. delegate termed the declaration of principles and action program but he said they do not represent a consensus of assembly opinion. label some of these con- troversial conclusions as agreed is not only it is he said. this the steamroller is not the vehicle for solving complex The accompanying action 18 pages contains recommendations for protecting developing countries dependent on income from the sale of raw to ensure adequate food measures to eliminate chronic trade deficits and for a special emergency aid program. Municipal officials meeting EDMONTON A federal- provincial conference on municipal began in Edmonton Wednesday at the Macdonald Hotel. Some 50 senior officials from Statistics all departments of municipal affairs from across the North West Territories and the Yukon are represented at the three-day working session which concludes Friday. The meeting is being hosted by Alberta municipal affairs. The agenda has been developed around such topics as the problems of data collection across Canada to meet the demand for the latest and most reliable capital school purpose the perpetual inventory of local long- term debt and the future of the conference. Alberta reintroduces expropriation act EDMONTON The provincial government Wednesday reintroduced its expropriation Act based on the principle of fair compensation for Albertans who have their homes expropriated. The bill was given first reading last year so it could serve as the basis for public Revenge EDMONTON Police Wednesday indicated revenge may have been the motive in the slaying of 23- year-old city woman Darlene Gladys whose bound and gagged body was found in a ditch Monday. The body of the reported missing from her mother's home in Edmonton Jan. had the letters R-A-T scratched on the back. An RCMP spokesman had said earlier there was a possibility of connection between the drug scene and her discussion but it did not come to a vote. Sponsor Julian Koziak Edmonton says it will be voted on during the current sitting of the legislature. Mr. Koziak said that a few minor changes were made in the but the basic principle of a home-for-a- home was not altered. The legislation .says persons who lose their homes through expropriation should receive sufficient compensation to enable them to buy an equivalent home. An appeal process is provided for persons who don't think they have received fair treatment. The legislation sets out stringent rules for local governments and the provincial government to give adequate advance notice of expropriation. All local governments and all provincial agencies will be required to follow the home- for-a-home concept. Federal agencies will be exempt. The expropriating authority will have to file notice that it wants the property with land titles office. It will also be required to publish its intentions in a local newspaper. J POTTED PLANTS and FRESH AND DRIED FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS 328 13th Street North Phone 32B4066 ;