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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LGTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, May S, 1970 Farm Marketing Council Plan Blasted By Tories OTTAWA (CP) -A govern- ment measure to establish a na- tional farm marketing council was belted around the barnyard by angry Conservatives Thurs- day as they charged it is an au- thoritarian step toward state farming. Flaying at the assertion o( Agriculture Minister II. A. Olson, who said tire bill would bring order to farm marketing, Conservative spokesman said it would silence producers and place all farm marketing under New Indian Policy Proposals Attacked OTTAWA (CP) Two Cana- dian Indian leaders Thursday attacked the federal govern- ment's proposed new Indian pol- icy, one of thorn calling it a plan to make Indians "little brown white men." Chief Walter P. Deiter of the National Indian Brotherhood made the charge in an address to a joint annual meeting of the Northeastern Anthropological Association and the American Ethnological Society. Walter Currie, president of the Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada, said the new policy "has fundamentally been re- jected by the native peoples of this country." The government has proposed to repeal the Indian Act, wipe out treaty rights and turn over Indian reserves to the Indians. Responsibility for such services as health and education would go to the provinces. Chief Deiter, a Saskatchewan Cree, accused the government of implementing the proposals without consulting the Indians. He likened the Indian affairs department to "an army wait- Ing to take over the moment we open our mouths to accept their proposals." "To be an be a na- 307 6th St. S. HALE OPTICAL Percy Ripley Dispensing Optician COMPANY LTD 327-7152 tive more than can be put on paper. We are Indians because we choose to remain such." ROTC Plan Under Fire In Montana MISSOULA, MONT. (AP) The faculty senate of the Uni- versity of Montana met here to consider the future of Reserve Officers Training Corps pro- grams on the Missoula cam- pus. The air force and army ROTC offices on the campus wefe closed for the rest of this week following occupation of the air force officers Wednes- day by militant students. Some students want to do away with the program while others want it moved off cam- pus. Major Snowfall In Australia SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Snow covered tens of thousands of square miles of highlands of southeast Australia Thursday after the first major snowfall of the winter. Falls of up to 10 inches cut off towns and dis- rupted traffic. .the strong arm of the federa government. "It's provisions are author t a r i a said Conservativ Leader Robert Stanfield, "and can make any farm product int a public utility." "It places the future of vir tually every farmer in the coui try under tho control of the fet eral government." The bill provides for tlie for mation.of the council and fo national marketing agencies for all products except grain an dairy products, which are a ready covered by separat agencies. WARNS AGAINST BILL Tlie fact that producers woul not have an effective voice in the council means "state farm said Jack Homer Crtxvyfoot) as he labelled the leg islation "hypocrisy at best." He proposed an amendmen that would, in effect, kill the bi" in its present form. Both the chairman and th vice-chairman of the counci would be appointed by the gov enunent, and he said this means the organization woulc be headed by those who pleas the Liberal government. Don Mazenkowski Vegreville) said that when th bill goes before a Commons committee for detailed study steps would be taken to giv farmers "a more meaningfu role" on the proposed board. Robert Thompson Deer) said farmers are distrust ful of such marketing agencies as the Canadian wheat boan and the Canadian dairy com mission. Driver Rilled Near Conrad CONRAD, MONT. (AP) Clyde Bohn, 49, of Conrad was silled when the car he was driving went off U.S. Highway 91 about miles north ol lere and overturned. The death was the 82nd ol the year on Montana highways compared ago. with 83 one year The versatile Evinrude 40. Perfect for all kinds of boating. Get Started. The Evinrude 40 was the world's first luxury outboard. Over the years, no motor made has broughtso much enjoy- ment lo so many people and it still sets the luxury standard In its class. The Evinrude 40 has all the power you need for family cruising or water skiing. There are 3 models to choose from: Lark, Big or Manual start. The deluxe Lark has push button Selectric Shift with ail controls included. If you don't need the power of the 40, see the Ski Twin 33. It's the most motor for the money in middle-power boating. Electric or Manual starting. Or try the Sportster 25, weighs only 82 Ibs., a happy combination ol power and porta- bility. See your Evinrude dealer now and get started. First in Outboards Evinrude Product ol OUTBOARD MARINE CORPORATION OF CANADA LTD. PETERBOROUGH. CANADA ol OMC Drive Lawn-Boy power mowers. Snow Cruiser snowmobiles and Pioneer chain SIWB. MAD JOHN MARCHES Young demonstrator who calls himself Mad John Free mar- ches in front of the United States consulate in Toronto Thursday. It was the third day of demonstrating at the consulate against Vietnam and Cambodian situation and the shoot- ing of four students at Ohio's Kent State University. Chinese Rallies Give Support To Return Of Ousted Prince HONG KONG (Reuters) Millions of Chinese have staged rallies to back Prince Norodom Sihanouk's pledge to overthrow thesPhnom Penh government which ousted him and to drive U.S. troops out of Cambodia, Peking radio said today. Crowds chanting "U.S. impe- rialism must lose, the Indo- Chinese peoples must win" marched through the streets of Peking and Shanghai and major cities from Yunnan bordering North Vietnam to Heilungkiang on the Soviet frontier, the broadcast reported. The mass rallies in the last few days followed Peking's leftist forces 'ietnam and Laos in their joint campaign against :he U.S'. China broke relations with Phnom Penh this week. Meanwhile, Sihanouk, in his 'irst message to Cambodians since he formed a government- in-exile three days ago, accused new Premier Lon Nol's admin- stration of treason and charla- tanism. Cambodia pledge to support in Cambodia, Vieti has become an American colony, the New China news agency quoted Si- hanouk as saying. Sihanouk, deposed March 18 after ruling for a generation, Doukhobor Head Back In B.C. VANCOUVER (CP) Stefan Sorokin, spiritual leader of the Sons of Freedom Doukhobors, has returned to British Colum- bia to await word on his ap- plication for landed immigrant status. Mr. Sorokin, who has lived in Uruguay since 1952, arrived in Vancouver this week. He plans to return to the Freedomite community of Krestova, 250 miles east of here, later this month to start building a home. This is the 68-year-old Soro- kin's third visit to Canada since 1952. ELKS CLUB of LETHBRIDGE ENTERTAINMENT in LOUNGE THURSDAY, MAY 7th FRIDAY, MAY 8th THURSDAY BINGO NIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT DANCING TIL A.M. FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE Special Noon Menus Daily HAPPY TIME P.M. DAILY FOR AIL ELK MEMBERS AND GUESTS said American and mercenary forces had invaded the country bombed villages and murderec innocent peasants. Sihanouk's government alsc has cabled Senator Mike Mans field urging him to warn Ameri cans they are being draggec into a war spreading across al Indochina. The telegram alsc vowed that Cambodians were willing to fight Lon Nol's gov crnmeht o fight to the last man. Sihanouk went to the theatre with Chinese Premier Chou En lai Thursday night for the sec ond time in four days, Peking radio said today. They watched a performance by a Vietnamese theatrical troupe. fl S MOTORHOTEL, AND RESTAURANT i 1 n Hepp's Industries Ltd. ond Service Sales Phono 327-2533 Parker's of Taber Southern Alberta Taber, Alta. Phono 223-2388 For the Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CLIP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON P If one parent should give the wedding and tha other the reception, which is rare but can be done, separate invitations are sent for each. When one parent has remarried ond the other has not, the parent with whom the bride makei her home, or who is giving ihe wedding, may issue the invitation alone, but the name of the stepfather or sfepmoher must be included on the reception invitation, as he or she is ihe host also. Where the bride's parents divorced, they may share importance in the wedding by fhe father giving his daughter away, and the .mother piving the wedding reception. When her father has given her away, he takes his place two or three pews back of his former wife. He doss not attend the wedding re- ception. In deference fo her father's importance at the ceremony, her stepfather does not sit beside her mother at church, but places himself tome- what in the background, choosing, a farther to tha rear. OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES LARGE OR SMALL WE CATER TO THEM All PHONE 328-23oo FOR RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE and MAYOR MACRATH DRIVE Bilingual Region Sought FAHLER, Alia. (CP) -The French Canadian Association o Alberta said Thursday in a brief to the Alberta Royal Com mission on educational planning that this northwestern Alberta region should be declared bi lingual. The brief said the association is concerned about preserving the French language and cul ture. It asked the Alberta gov- ernment to negotiate fof federa" money to establish bilingua schools in the area. The association also askec that a teacher training prograrr be provided for bilingua schools and that kindergar- tens be provided to prepare pre- school children for bilingua schools. Other1 suggestions to the com- mission, headed by former Uni- versity of Alberta academic vice president, Dr. Walter Worth, included adult programs to continue bilingual education and a French-language televi- sion network to serve the pre- dominantly French speaking region, 225 miles northwest oi Edmonton. Nip Child Sale PALERMO, Sicily (Reuters) Police disclosed here the arrest of an impoverished mother of five children who sold her newborn son for lire (about The mother, 26 year old Elizabetha Mina- sola, and the woman buyer 31- year old Angela Olivieri; were charged with illegally altering the child's civil status. Letters Say Labor Men In Alberta Work With Reds TORONTO Photos- tatic copies of two letters that appear to have been typed on Communist party letterhead are being circulated within the trade union movements of On- tario and Alberta naming labor personalities as being engaged in Communist activities. Bruce Magnuson, labor secre- tary of the Communist party, ssjd Thursday in an interview the letters are forgeries aimed at smearing reputations. The two letters, dated Jan. 9, are addressed to "Comrades in the trade union movement" and end "With comradely greet- ings" and the typed signature "Central Executive Committee Communist Party of Canada." The Ontario letter names three Ontario trade unionists as "comrades" who it says will help co-ordinate Communist ac- tivities at tile Canadian Labor Congress convention in Edmon- ton May 18-22. The letter in Alberta names three Alberta trade unionists as being engaged similarly. Both letters say over-all direction of Communist party work at Ed- monton will be the responsibil- ity of Mr. Magnuson. SUGGESTS RED-BAITING "We would hot be so stupid as to put out such infantile non- Mr. Magnuson said. He suggested that unknown persons in the labor movement with ac- cess to unionists' addresses are sending out the letters as a form of Red-baiting. In Ottawa, William Dodge, secretary-treasurer of the C1C, said several copies of each let- ter have been sent to him by union members who received them. "V7e don't tttnfc they are for- Mr. Dodge said. "And until it is established that they aren't real we have to assume there is an organized ef- fort by the Communist party to operate at the convention." Two cf the three unionists named in the Ontario letter de- nied they are members cf the Communist parly, or engaged in Communist activities or doing any co-ordinating work for the party at the convention. One was Gordon Lambert, vice-president of the St. Cathar- ines, Ont, local of .the United Automobile Workers. "Those letters are out-and-out he said. The other was Bill Longridge, a Toronto representative of the United Steelworkers of Amer- ica, He termed the letters "slanderous smears." David Archer, president of the Ontario Federation of Labor, said he suspects similar letters may be circulating in other provinces. Mr. Archer said he had not paid much -attention to the let- ters since be does not consider the Communists a threat to the trade union movement. Mr. Dodge said Communists would be "an exceedingly small minority" among the dele- gates expected at Edmonton. Two unions expelled from CLC during the 1950s when Communist-led unions were being United Fish- ermen and Allied Workers Union and the United Electrical Workers of ap- plied for re-entry into the par- ent labor body. During tlie 19G8 convention, the CLC deleted a section of its constitution which denied affili- ation to organizations controlled or dominated by CoTmmmiMs, Fascists or other totalitariam. In its place a clause wag in- serted, yet to be tested as to its application, denying affiliation to organizations controlled or dominated by "any totalitarian agencies. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 62 ABOVE ZERO AT iVOON SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lcthhridge.....SI 41 .14 Pincher Creek Waterton Medicine Hat Edmonton Jalgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Cracbrook Samloops.......72 Vancouver 57 Saskatoon tegina........ 64 Thunder Bay 58 Toronto 60 Ottawa........ 58 Montreal 56 Chicago........ 79 New York....... 63 46 53 62 38 55 40 .04 50 48 .03 39 40 33 42 42 36 .04 Los Angeles 64 SYNOPSIS A weak disturbance moving eastward across northern Brit- ish Columbia will give few showers through the Fort Nel- son-High Level and Peace re- gions Saturday. The remainder of the forecast area will ba mainly sunny with little tem- perature change. FORECAST Lethbridge Medlclim Hit Sunny with cloudy periods, little change in temperature. Winds SWKl. Low-high Leth- bridge, Medicine Hat 40-SS. Columbia ly cloudy today and Saturday, occasional rain this evening and overnight. Scattered show- eis Saturday afternoon. Cooler. Winds light. Low tonight and high Saturday at Cranbrook 40 60. Castlegar 4M2. LABOR SAVER DRILL FILLER AND AUGER Gas Electric Hydraulic New Sizes Quality Guaranteed GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coims Highway Phone 327-3163 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Leth- TWO YEARS IN RUSSIAN PRISON William Leithead has returned in Vancouver after .spending two years in a Russian prison. Air. Leit- head was convicted of smug- gling haihith Into Russia in ISM, ridge district are mostly bare no! in good driving condition. Highway 1 Canada Highway Calgary to Hevel- stoke. Mostly bare and in good condition. Motorists are ad- vised to watch for fallen rock and frost heaves between Gold- en and Revelstoke. Tlie Banff- Radium and Banff-Jasper high- ways are mostly bare and in good condition. Creston Salmo highway is mostly bare and in good condi- tion. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and cari- bou 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; Highway 61 From the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one mile south of Foremoht to Manyber- ries; Highway 6i Magrath to Del Bonila. Effective 7 a.m. April 29 there will be a 75 per cent loading restriction im- posed on Highway 23 from the junction Barons. of Highway 3 tc PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cnutts, 1A hours; Canvay 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain closed. Del Bonita 9'a.ra. to 6 p.m.; Hooscvilie, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; PorthiU-Hykerte 8 a.m. la midnight; Logan closed. ;