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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta E HERALD May 1974 News In brief cabinet shuffled CHARLOTTETOWN Premier Alex from a landslide victory Monday in the Prince Edward Island shuffled his drastically ind said the new legislature session will probably open May 21. Among major changes in the four ministers were including Justice Minister Gordon Bennett. Mr. Campbell said he will hold the justice portfolio himself. The whose govern- ing Liberals picked up 26 of the 32 legislature seats said the cabinet represented a combination of new talent together with a core of policy- He promised an hard-working govern- ment. French campaign ends PARIS The French presidential campaign officially ends today with all 12 candidates due to make a last nationwide appeal on radio and television before the first round of voting Sunday. Left-wing candidate Francois Mitterrand and conservative Valery Giscard d'Estaing currently top the opinion polls and their public statements show clearly that the two men expect to be pitted against one another in an election run-off May 19. Rail strike cripples India NEW DELHI New Delhi and Bombay were crippled today by a 24-hour general strike called by leftist political parties and unions to protest inflation and arrests of railway union officials. Most public trans- train services and key industries in the two cities were affected. Wildcat strikes occurred across the country Thursday some involving clashes with after an arrested union leader died of a heart attack. Bomb kills militiawoman BELFAST A bomb exploded at a Belfast bar late Thursday killing five and a militiawoman died in a rocket attack as terrorists shattered a two-week lull in Northern Ireland's war between Protestants and Roman Catholics. The militiawoman was the first woman soldier to die since the sectarian war erupted nearly five years ago. The first in 10 raised the official death toll to German missions open BONN With the hoisting of the East German flag in the two German states opened their first per- manent missions in each other's capitals Thursday. With little ceremony and even less in East representatives of the two German states began preparations for the quasi- embassies to begin their work fully this summer. Plane mishap at Kamloops B.C. One man is dead and three people are in hospital following the crash of a single- engine plane Wednesday near west of Kamloops in the B.C. interior. RCMP said the belonging to the Chilliwack Flying crashed three miles south of the Lillooet airport. Dead is pilot Don of Lilloet. The three Linda and her sisters and are in fair condition in hospital in Lillooet. Soviets request helicopter MOSCOW The Soviet government is pressing the Chinese government to return the Soviet helicopter and three-man crew that landed in China on March Tass reported today. The Soviet news agency said Deputy Foreign Minister Leonid Ilyichev called in Ambassador Liu Hsing-chuan Thursday and told the Chinese side intends to further detain the helicopter and its to abuse Soviet it thereby assumes full responsibility for the inevitable consequences of this provocative stand.'' As the statement did not indicate what measures the Soviet government might take. The Chinese said the helicopter was on a spying the Soviets said it was evacuating an ill soldier from a border post and ran out of fuel in bad weather. Men arrested at Golden B.C. Three men from Calgary and Saskatoon appeared in court here Thursday and were remanded INSURANCE HOME -BUSINESS FARM Can Save You Money SEEUSSOONI 7M 3rd. Ave. 6. to May 18 for election and plea on charges of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. They were identified by RCMP as Garnet of Allan of and Barry of B.C. They were arrested Wednesday night after a car was stopped in this southeastern British Columbia community and checked because it bore 1973 Saskatchewan license plates. Police found more than 10 pounds of marijuana in the with an estimated street value of between and BILL GROENEN photo Wrap around Two Lethbridge men were hospitalized after their car was wrapped around a light standard on Highway 3 near 23rd Street late Thursday night. The Ronald P. 613 5th St. was treated for cuts at St. Michael's Hospital and released. His William 613 5th St. was kept at St. Michael's with a broken arm and other injuries. Police said Mr. Hauck apparently lost control of his car as he was driving west on Highway 3. Canada profile low at Spokane Expo 74 Wash. Expo a world fair dedicated to the theme of improving the opens Saturday with Canada in low profile among the 10 participating countries. Workmen are rushing to complete about three dozen some stark white and of similar others of eccentric shape and wild color. The fair in the centre of this city of reminds some visitors of Expo the Mon- treal world although Expo 74 is only about one-sixth the size. Like the Montreal the Spokane version is built partly on islands and has bridges and waterways everywhere. But which dominated at Expo 67 and was a leading attraction at Expo 70 in is not easy to find amid the glitter and bustle. The Canadian which has its own is mostly open rock Grower praises apple amendment VICTORIA A spokesman for dissident Okanagan fruit growers used superlatives Thursday night to praise the British Columbia government's new income assurance scheme and an amendment to the natural products marketing act that allows growers to bypass B.C. Tree Fruits Ltd. Hans spokesman for United Fruit a group that broke away from the B.C. Fruit Growers said here he was elated by Agriculture Minister Dave Stiipich's announcement earlier in the day. the most fantastic thing that's happened to he said. is why we formed the United Fruit Growers. more than we Mr. of said it was too early to telL how many of the dissident growers will accept the income assurance but said many will welcome the opportunity to sell outside the single marketing agency. trees and plants. The smells of fir lumber and wood shavings predominate. Colors are subdued and the one major building on the four- acre site is modern but conventional. The Canadian which spent million for its pavilion at Expo 67 and million at Expo 70. has spent here to develop a park and children's playground in a natural setting. British Columbia has also spent its pavilion providing what organizers call Alice in Wonderland' ex- perience. It is unspectacular from the blending with the rest of the island. But visitors wander darkened passages where audio-visual presentations use multiple screens to show conceptions of what B.C. residents feel about nature. Alberta has spent about mainly for an amphitheatre in a natural setting where performances by amateur dancers and other entertainers are to be staged throughout the which lasts until Nov. 3. Fair organizers expect 4.8 million visitors. UN economic resolve now awaits action HAS GOD FORGOTTEN The Middle East Burma and Hnr His nin ol GRAHAM TRUSCOTT Author of tha You Shall Only Tht Powar of Hit Praaanca Graham .Is associated with the international Misslbnary Radio whose radio programs are beaming in East the Middle and Asia Irom three international siations Although a layman with no formal Bible he is in great demand as speaker in nearly 30 countries around the This dynamic man will be visiting our city as the guest speaker of the Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship Lethbridge and District family breakfast The wHI IwM it the El Raneho Convention Centre on May at a.m. Breakfast For Raaarvatloni Plaaaa Phona 328-9420 UNITED NATIONS The special United Nations General Assembly session on economic problems which ended Thursday night provided something for almost everybody. political observers said to- only lime will tell whether the gains were real or illusory. The developing moving force behind the three-week won an economic declaration aimed at setting up a more equitable economic in which the Third with 70 per cent. FRAME STYLES From AROUND-THE- WORLD of would no longer eke out a livelihood on 30 per cent of the global income. They also obtained adoption of a controversial program of action if fully imple- would usher in the new order. Both lost some of their substance when representatives of West- ern industrialized nations en- tered reservations on such points as those relating to na- tionalization of natural re- sources and restitution for al- leged past wrongs. Unity between the resources-rich developing the oil- their poorer Third World colleagues was at least outwardly. One widely-held theory is that Algerian President Houari in initiating the hoped to distract poor nations faced with quadrupled oil bills by directing attention to the rich Cardston apology fails to satisfy Whyet family HALIFAX George F. executive director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights said Thursday he is not completely satisfied with a letter of apology from the principal of an Alberta high school to a New family following a racial incident. H.L. principal of a high school in apologized to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Whyet of New a black for questioning the suitability of their home environment for a white female exchange student from his school. Jean a black New Glasgow high school had stayed with the family of Shelley Burt of during a recent federal student exchange visit. Shelly was told that she would not be allowed to stay with Jean Whyet on the reciprocal visit to New Glasgow. The incident sparked several inquiries resulting in the white girl being allowed to stay with the black family. Shelly and other students are expected to arrive in Nova Scotia this weekend. Mr. West's letter to the Whyets came as a result of an investigation by the Alberta Human Rights Commission. DON'T LIKE LETTER Mr. and Mrs. Whyet have also expressed dissatisfaction with Mr. West's letter. In the the principal apologizes for misunder- Mr. McCurdy said in a state- ment Thursday the letter was unsatisfactory because the in- cident was not a misunder- standing. according to the investigation conducted by the Alberta there were definite racial overtones when Mr. West requested that his exchange student stay with someone other than Miss Whyet. Mr. McCurdy said that al- though Mr. West's statement to the Alberta commission reiterated his previous stand that he had only not insisted on another lodging for Miss he did wonder if he would want his daughter to live in a negro part of town. Lougheed endorses McMurray 6czar' By AL SCARTH Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Premier Peter Lougheed entered debate Thursday night on the creation of a development czar for northeastern illustrating the importance of the issue in government thinking. It was the first time the premier has entered debate on second reading of bill this session. He traditionally reserves his comments for important bills. The government has proposed a commissioner with wide ranging powers to oversee the massive expansion which is expected to accompany exploitation of the Athabasca oil sands. He would be in charge of seeing that government services such as schools met rapidly expanding populations in several centres. is a need for an individual who can in fact make decisions in the field on the Mr. Lougheed told the legislature. He said centres such as Fort McMurray would be boom towns in the extreme and problems could not be dealt with by appointing a minister who would sit in Edmonton. But he assured the opposition the commissioner would be required to report to cabinet at least once a month during the first year of his appointment. He rejected the suggestion of a three man body to govern the expanding area as having all the weaknesses and none of the strengths of a one man commission. Dave minister of municipal told the legislature that he recognized it was a powerful giving a lot of power to one individual. But he said such powers were necessary to provide support services in an effective manner. may be times that in order to get the job done the commissioner will have to use such powers provided in the he said. Under the the cabinet can authorize the commissioner to ignore regulations in a series of acts. Dr. Dan Bouvier Lac La Biche said the bill would create a one man dictatorship. He said a three man body in consultation with local authorities could arrive at decisions more wisely if not as rapidly. Dick Gruenwald Lethbridge said he was concerned one man would be able to outlaw present legislation he said a proposed advisory committee was little more than a pacifier. it will do is make people New Democrat leader Grant Notley said the advisory body should be elected to provide it some accountability to local residents. He said the sweeping and unbelievable'' powers being proposed for the commissioner necessitated a time limit on his tenure. Winston minister of public said the bill provided safeguards. we find that we put an Adolph Hitler into Fort we are capable to taking him out again. He said the expansion situation was comparable to a wartime emergency. Court reserves magazine ruling EDMONTON A three-man bench in Alberta Supreme Court's appellate division Thursday reserved its decision on whether the issue of Penthouse magazine is obscene and should be forfeited. District Court Judge Roger Kerans last year concluded the magazine unduly exploited Released SAN FRANCISCO Four of seven men arrested in connection with a wave of Ze- bra murders here have been freed for lack of po- lice say. All of the Zebra victims were white. They were shot down in apparent unprovoked attacks by young police say. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL sex and thus was obscene within the meaning of the criminal code His decision was based on a pictorial display of sex aids in the magazine. Defence lawyers L. Harris McDonald of Edmonton and Aubrey Golden of Toronto said that at the hearing before Judge the crown had not introduced any evidence the magazine went beyond Canadian standards. They argued that the standards requirement was an essential part of the crown's case that without any the magazine could not be ruled obscene. SAND gravel ASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. 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