Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 THE IHmRIDGH HERALD Monday, May 4, 1970 GETTING READY FOR AIR RACE Three female pilots check weather maps in preparation for the Angel Derby air race Monday morning from Toronto. From left are: Mrs. Charles Appel of San Mateo, California; Mrs. Dale Kuhns of San Carlos, California, and Cecile Hdtfield of Miami, Florida, president of Florida Women's Pilots Assoc- iation. The mile race will end in Nassau, by way of Pontiac, Mich., Hunlsville, Ala., and Fort Lquderdqle, Fin. 63 Women Fliers In Big Air Race TORONTO (CP) Sixty- three light planes carrying 110 women took off from Toronto Is- land airport today on the first leg of a two-day race to Nassau. The fliers, among them two expectant mothers, a 17-year- old high school student and a pair of flying grandmothers, are competing for a first prize in the annual Angel Derby, sponsored by the Florida Women's Pilots Association. The entries of Pauline M_al- lary of Georgia and Caroline Luhta of Ohio meant a first for the spokesman said this is the first of 20 races in which pregnant women have taken part. Both Mrs. Mallary and Mrs. Luhta said their doctors ap- proved their flights. HALE OPTICAL Percy RIpley Dispensing Optician COMPANY "LTD 307 St. S. 327-7155 Youngest pilot is Gayden Green, 17, of Ocean Springs, Miss., who qualified for her pri- vate licence April 12 and has since been accumulating the 50 hours' cross-country flying time needed to qualify for the derby. The oldest pilots in the derby, Edna Whyte, 67, of Fort Worth, Tex., and Thelrna Bishop, 65, of La Jolla, Calif., will fly together in the oldest plane 1959 Cessna 182B. Mrs. Whyte, a four-time ner of the derby, says she'll be co-pilot this time. The aircraft, handicapped ac- cording to speed and power, are to reach Nassau by 2 p.m. Wednesday. There are compul- sory stops at Pontiac, Mich., Huntsviile, Ala., and Fort Lau- derdale, Fla. REGIMENT HONORED MOOSE JAW (CP) Gov.- Gen. Roland Michener present- ed the Saskatchewan Dragoons with their regimental guidon, a flag inscribed with 10 battle honors. Ottawa, Quebec Dealings Expected To Be Fruitful MONTREAL (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau says he ex- pects hard but "fruitful" bar- gaining with Quebec's new Lib- eral government under pre- mier-elect Robert Bourassa. "I think negotiations with the new Quebec government will be Mr Trudeau told a Montreal television audjence Sunday night. Mr. Bourassa was ready to tackle the real problems of un- employment, economic s 1 o w- down and flight of investment capital instead of waging "a war of prestige" with Ottawa. "And it is evident be will Socred Meeting EDMONTON (CP) Prem- ier Harry Strom termed the ;wo day Social Credit Party conference on provincial prob- lems that ended Saturday as "highly successful." He said in his closing ad- dress the major purpose of the conference was to provide Policy Paper Is Rejected By Indians NORTH BATTLEFQRD, Sask. (CP) Band chiefs and coun- cillors from 10 Indian reserves in the Battlefords region of north western Saskatchewan lave rejected "the federal white paper on revised Indian policy. "Any new Indian policy should come from us, not the said Gerald Wut- imee, a Cree spokesman for Jie Red Pheasant Reserve who called the meeting Saturday. "We are the grass roots peo- ple. We will fight to protect right's granted us in the treaties. If the federal govern- ment offers us" violence we will react in the same way." The chiefs and councillors also voted to bar William Wut- tunee, a Calgary lawyer, from returning to his home on the Bed Pheasant Reserve. Gerald Wuttunee, a nephew of William Wuttunee, said the step was taken because his uncle hac been hired by the department of Indian affairs and northern de- velopment to tr'avel'acftss Can- ada in support of the new In- dian policy for a daily fee of money better spent on im- proving, reserves. The Indian band councils had already passed resolutions bar- ring the elder Wuttunee under Section 30 of the Indian Act which states anyone who enters a reserve and does not belong to the band can be prosecuted for trespassing. Cieehs Defect VERONA (AP) Six young Czechoslovaks showed up at. a police station Sunday and asked for political asylum. They came here with a group of tourists. Italian authorities said their re- quest is under consideration. One Prairie Province? A QUESTION FOR CANADA MAY 10th TO MAY 13th, 1970 AN ENQUIRY SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF 1ETHBRIDGE AND THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD I The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend These Functions MONDAY, MAY 11 to 700 p.m. "NO HOST RECEPTION 4-H BUILDING GOVERNMENT Of ALBERTA BANQUET, EXHIBITION PAVILION GUEST SPEAKER: THE HONORABLE HARRY E. STROM, Premier of Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 12 to p.m. "NO HOST" RECEPTION 4-H BUILDING CIVIC BANQUET EXHIBITION PAVILION GUEST SPEAKER: THE HONORABLE JEAN MARCHAND, Minister of Regional Economic Development Tickets: 56.00 each Available at the One Praire Province? office, Regional Development Building 909 4th AVE, S., LETHBRIDGE feedback from the 400 dele- gates on four main topics- urbanization, pollution, infla- tion and agriculture. "We will he looking forward to continuing involvement with the people who met here to help bring forward solutions." Constituency members, MLAs and cabinet members attended and the sessions were open to observers and guests. At least four Liberal party members attended as "inter- ested including former provincial party leader Jack Lowery of Calgary. A closed session for party members was held Saturday after a brief meeting for MLAs only. Open meetings tin's year were a change from the pre- vious annual spring confer- ences begun under former Pre- mier E. C. Manning, Mr. Strom said, adding that they would continue. A party policy conference is planned for this fall. The trend to' urbanization is irreversible because only large cities can provide the Services that modem generations re- quire, a university of Montreal authority on cities, Dr. Michel Chevalier says. In an address to the dele- gates he said that there is a trend to view a city and its surrounding area as 'one urban system. "Now, virtually everyone Is a city dweller whether he lives in town or not." Farmers living 25 miles from a city are part of the urban system, he said, be- cause they demand electricity, television, telephones, modern schools, mail, newspaper de- livery and rapid transportation systems to take, them to down- town activities Dr. Chevalier said an urban area needs a population of to to meet de- mands placed on it.: "We will develop a tew major poles. In AJberla this would mean two centres." (lave to do it with the co-opera- tion of the federal This mean tlie1 path would be smooth. "He won't do us any favors, Mr. Bourassai He'll be a tough negotiator'... "He knows his economics, he knows his business." Mr. Trudeau was answering questions put by a Vane! of four newspaper men on "CpTM-TV, a French-language station. He said the election of a ma- jority Liberal government was "an excellent result" for Quebec because its new'leader was ready to "take economic problems' in and good for Canada because the new was in favor of a federal system "with' a strong government in Ottawa and a strong government in Quebec.'' The prime minister repeated his earlier contention that the 23 per cent of the Quebec electo- rate who voted" for Rene Le- yesque's Quebecois are not all Much of toe strong separatist vpte, and sLV of "the'party's seven legislature1 seats, came from" the'east end of Montreal where there was a high propor- tion of dissatisfied blue collar workers. Their vote meant that "gov- ernmeiits have provided a maximum of justice and oppor- tunity for ill" Mr'; Trud.eau admitted that Mr.' Levesque was' "perfectly right" in Ms election campaign statement that Qiiebecers pay more for social security than they currently receive in bene- fits. But this was part of the fed- era! system, the same system that enajjl'ctl the Saskatchewan farmer to' say: "I helped build believe in a.balance- sheet system tp establish the peeiififs "of Mr. Tniideaii said......' How much should a Quebecer be 'charged fir the services of the CBC, for'the benefits he de- nv'es from "research "conducted for jjie federal government, for the work d'onie by federal am bassadprs abroad? are not aware o the role of'tjie federal govern ment in ijteir lives.' f'We 'never said that all the money we raise iri Ontario goe back to Ontario. We just wan P'ntarians to know what we're It is' a princi Sle essential to democracy fha le citizen knows where hi. money is going." Mr. Trudeau also defended hi government's anti-inflation measures against the 'criticism of Sir. Brouassa and Senate Slauri'ce Lamontagne, wh argued in a recent 'Torpntc speech in favpr of' wage ant price controls. Senator Lamontagne sail curbs on the demand sector p the economy may mean "tha the poor will be hit bpt by inflatipn and its cure. Air. Trudeau 'agreed that "the poorest and least protected peo pie" are hardest hit by inflation but said it would be wrong to impose "direct controls as in To "freeze the whole ecpn omy" would be unfair to mm. wage-earners and "would have to be done with the consent o the provinces Edmpnton School Wins Drama Festival Award BED DEER (CP) A sa- tirical play about life in Subur- bia, presented by St. Joesph's High School of Edmonton, was named Sunday as best play of the fourth annual Alberta High School Drama Festival. The play, A Resounding Twinkle, also produced the best actor award for Michael Hoss, in the role of a subur- ban husband. Darlene Ben charsky of Boyle, high school was named best actress for her role as Velma Sparrow in the produc- tion, Birdbath. Adjudicator Gwen Pharris Ringwobd of Edmonton, an Al- berta playwright, selec t e d Hat High School as best direc tor in the play Riders To Th Sea. Norman Warren of Mayer thorpe High School was chosei best supporting actor for his portrayal of Brude Warren ir Stili Stands The House! Th'i Mayerthorpe stage crew alsi was cited for best team work Carolyn Schnick of Camrosi Composite High' selected best supporting ac tress for her role as a grand mother in the play, Fumed Oak. Mrs. Ringwood said the per formers in the 12 plays enter ed "were "dynamic and their entries made "quite Mrs. D. E. Jones of Ivieqicine I an impression.'! PM TRUDEAU path won't be smooth APOLLO 13 ASTRONAUTS AND GIFTS-Applb 13 Astrpnauts-from left, Fred W. Haise Jr., James A. Loveil Jr. and John L. Swigert wifh color photos of their liftoff presented to them this morning as they returned to Cape Kennedy to thank the launch crew. The ceremony was held in tha Vehicle Assembly Buijding on the cape. FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST Lcthbrielgc 309 7th St. S. Phono 328-5548 Branches at Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Montreal Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Horse-Ritliug Mishap Victim Identified OKOTOKS have identified a woman killed in a horse-riding accident six miles southeast of here as Margaret Huchala, 24, of Calgary. The woman was crushed by her horse when it fell during a ride on a farm. RCMP with- held the name until next-of- kin was notified. Okptpks is about 30 miles south of Calgary. Light Ice Conditions Help Tanker ABOARD ST. LAURENT (CP) The United States su- pertanker Manhattan entered Canadian territorial waters Sun- day night for the first time since the beginning of its voy- age'. 'The Manhattan, accompanied 'by the Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent passed in- side the 12-mile territorial bor- der off Devon Island about 8 p.m. EDT. It' was pnft estimated the U.S. tanker w-ould enter Ca- waters within two days, buj: the two ships took advan- tage of light ice conditions to trayel nearly 105 miles during the day. The Manhattan entered the Canadian Arctic archipelago southeast of'Cape Sherard. She was expected to turn south when opposite the entrance to Navy Board Inlet. The giant tanker, capable of carrying gallons from the Alaska Oilfields, is attempt- ing her second voyage 'through the Northwest Paissage. Tugboat Strike Hits West Coast VANCOUVER (CP) About tugboat masters, mates and engineers went on strike Sunday, shutting down the Brit- ish Columbia towboat industry and adding to the growing labor unrest in the province. Members of the Candian Mer- chant Service Guild took to (he picket Hnes after weekend talks between the'guild and the B.C. Towboat Owners Association lindei' federil'mediators'Wil- liam Kelly and Don Tysoe, fail- ed to resolve key issues in the union's contract demands. Union members earlier voted 78 per'cent in 'favor qf a strike and 84 per cent for rejection of a" federal conciliation" board .award. Arnie Davis, chief negotiator foi' the guild, said talks failed to make any headway on their demand to have the key issues of manning, safety and twpboat accommodation negotiated into the contract. Dick Mahoney, chief negotia- tor for the owners, said these issues should be settled outside of contract negotiations. "In view of the strike action and in view of the position of the negotiating committee of the guild, which in our opinion has not changed since negotia- tions commenced more than 10 months ago, the operators see ho way in which further talks at this time would be of any value Mr. Mahoney said.' The issues are still being dis- cussed among representatives of the guild, the operators and the transport pendent of the contract negotia- tions. In addition to belter working conditions, guild members are seeking a month across- the-board increase on rates that range now from to WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 56 ABOVE ZEKO A SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Lthbridge Pincher Creek Waterton...... Cranbrook Medicine Hat Edmonton Calgary..... Victoria..... Periticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa Montreal 72 41 69 39 63 31) 60 39 69 40 63 24 69 31 66 45 73 38 59 43 76 48 63 46 GO 33 56 37 60 28 CO 36 59 '40 56 40 56 38 Chicago........ 71 57 New York...... .63 53 .04 SYNOPSIS A system spread cloud and showers into northern Alberta while widely separated growers or thundershowers ark forecast over southern regions. FORECAST Lcthlmdgc Medicine Hat Mainly simny and widely scattered afternoon thunder- showers, warm. Winds W20 and gusty. Low high Leth- briclge, Medicine Hat 40-75. Columbia, Kootenay Snnny, clouding over in northern sec- tions tonight. Cloudy" with a few sunny intervals Tuesday. A few showers along the mountains. Cooler. Winds light, law to- night and high Tuesday at Cran- brook Castlegar 40-70...... EDWARDS ROD WEEDERS AND CULTIVATORS Versatile for spring, summer and fall work [-Cultivators designed for chain driven rod weeder qftqcrjment ROD WEEDER ATTACHMENTS FIT All CULTIVATORS DRIVE DISENGAGES AUTOMATICALLY WHEN CULTIVATOR IS LIFTED NO SLIPPAGE NO MUD GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Leth- iridge district are mpstly bare and in good chiving condition. Highway 1 Canada Highway Calgary to Revel- tpke. Mostly bare and in good ondition. Motorists are ad- vised to watch for fallen rock nd frost heaves between Gold- n and Revels'tokc. The Banff- lauium and Banff-Jasper hjgh- vays are mostly bare and in condition. Creston Salmo highway is nostly bare and in good condi- ion. Motorists are advised to vatch for fallen rock and cari- ou on the highway, Snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling in any mountain area. This includes all ski resort access roads. _ There is a 75 per cent restric- tion on the following highways: Highway 3 Fincastle to Medi- cine Hat; Highway 5 Ma- grath to Cardston; 61 From the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one mile south of Foremoht to Manyber- ries; Highway Bi Magrath to Del Bonita. Effective 7 a.m. April 29 there wjll be a 75 per cent loading restriction im- posed on Highway 23 from tho junction of Highway 3 to Barons. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts, A hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. S1ST, Chief Mountain closed. )el Bonita 9 a.in. tp 6 p.m.; Rposevilie, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; PorthiU-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; n Pass, closed.