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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE HTHBRmfiE HFRAin Tucidny, Mny 1, 1972 Quebec labor leaders draw jail sentences i neau, Louis LahcrtU1 ami Ma have cadi Ivon fcrcncc told Mr. ('hnrbuni'caii, president of Ihe QuohiT Teachers ('nrp., said of Ihc sniU'iK-cs Iplrphonpfl In him Monday afi- icelcrmion hy hir, in Quebec i and Mr IVpin president of Ihc on- i Cily. 0 en fed era lion of Nalio.ial Trade ct'l j The HIITC men head the union i Unions, common front vluch last montli The contempt of court .sen- cm- i hold an .slriki! by about: Icnces were handed down in Quebec City. The three men were served c wilh contempt of court citations l.'isl. month in coiineiiion with f court injunctions intended to Ic mainlcnancc of osscn- Quebec puhlic scrvi workers lo hack demands contract negotiations wilh I provincial (louTiinienl. Mr l.alHTui- is president the Quebec Fcdcralinn of Lai tial services, particularly in hospitals' during Ihc slrikc. llr. told Ihc news conference the sentence was no surprise, lie had always claimed "there's no justice in Quclx'c." "They ,irc sending us lo because ue exercised our right j to strike, while hip. corporations i arc. fined only for major breaches of Ihc law." Mr. 1'epin said "maybe IhLs ivill make it clear lo all workers lhat Ihe sy.slcm is not made (or them but only for a few There, will be a meeting of all union negotiating in the contract dispuie to consider further action, be said. The. three said they did not WHERE YOUR DOUAR BUYS MORE OF WHkT FOR BARGAINS P WAY WINDEX SW El DISCOUNT WEATHER PWTE AUTO WAX AOc CLEANER AOc IT ___ W SUPER DUCOUHT U JOHNSON'S VINYL AND UPHOLSTERY SYlVflNIA JOIIK5ONV IB Sujg.Btfoil3.2J SUTEI DISCOUNT LAUNDRY BASKET 3 fr. SUPER DISCOUNT------ .29 Sugg. Re la i] 1 for 6Sc SUPEC DISCOUNT------ KLEENEX OELSEY BATHROOM TISSUE 300- jpir HJPEB eucouwr. .00 rt roll! 79c SUPER WSCOUWT 4-56' AYDS JUPEI DISCOUNT s2-59 WILKINSON BONDED RAZOR WILKINSON BONDED BLADES, 3 1.99 B COOLRAY SUNGLASSES PRICED FROM------------- .50 JOHNSON'S BABY' POWDER BUY ONE GET ONf FBf E JOHNSON'S BABY OIL 9 oi.Sogo Retail 1.49 JUPEBSICOUNT_____ COLGATE DULCOLAX SUPER DISCOUNT 89' fAMIlY LAXATIVE _... SUPPOSITORIES JOHNSON'S BANDAID [BRAND) VnnelyPoik 1' BUY ONE- .59 IF YOU WANT TO SAVE ON YOUR DRUG STORE NEEDS, LOOK FOR THE PHARMACY BEARING THIS SIGN It stands for Associated Retail Pharmacists owned and operated by on in- dependent druggist in your community: bringing you courteous, professional service at savings everyone can use. Shop our great Spring sale starting today. Consult the yellow pages for the ARP Pharmacy closest to you! SALE DAYS MAY 9-14 BOYD'S PHARMACY 1644- Mayor Mnnrnth Drive. IETHBRIDGE Phonn 32B.37nO HIGA'S PHARMACY PINCHEB CREEK LINOARD PHARMACY 1011 Bntor.Slroot, CRANBROOK Phono 426-4271 NORMAN'S PHARMACY Dc-i-h Park Avrnui-, KIMHEFILEY Pliono 117.4544 ODDIE'S CENTRAL DRUG TAKER 723-2213 OUINN'S DRUG STORE MILK RIVCR Phoni. STUBBS PHARMACY 1506 -9th Avonua South. IETHBRIOGE- Phono 32B-55IZ WESTMINSTER DRUGS 13th Noilli. LETHDRIDIGE Phone 328.783.1 know if the scnlonces would appealed. In Superior Couii In Qucbct City last TJiursday, n pj'oscculor asked Mr. Justice Pierre Cote for the maximum penally fnr each of the fine and a in prison. The Ihree men walked out of Ihe courtroom lasl Thursday after waiting a half hour for hearings to begin on the con- tempt citations. They s.iid they were not required to submit to delays. They also complained ol Ihe presence of riot-equipped police ivho they said gave Ihe court- room the atmosphere of a "ba- nana republic." Mr. Justice Cote heard evi- denco in Hie absence of tlie three leaders. Chief Justice Frederic Dorion of Superior Court later said the delays and police presence were the union leaders' own fault. He said the judge was ready to proceed on lime but could not because supporters of the union leaders were standing in tha overflowing courtroom. The presence of the shouting, placard waving supporters prompted Mr. Justice Dorion to summon police. A total 49 executives of var- ious unions have been fined and sentenced lo jail terms for con- tempt during the April walkout. Seven others have been given fines only. The walkout was ended April 22 by lough back-lo-work legis- lation. The Icgislalion "will force a Iwo-year contract on the work- ers if new agreements have not been negotiated by June 1 and wipe cul the right to strike in Ihc Quebec public service until mid 1974. The unions demanded an im- mediate ?100 minimum week salaiy for all employees and wage increases averaging seven per cent a year. The government offered wage increases of between 5.3 per cent and six per cent annually. The government said that if its offer were accepted nearly all public service workers would be making at least S100 a week by the end of a new contract. !Vew assignment for Ha IT iso u TORONTO (CP) Appoint- ment of Executive Editor Mark Harrison as the public's "per- sonal representative in the newsroom" to ensure fairness and accuracy in the news was announced here by The Star. Eeland Honderich, president and publisher, said the appoint- ment "will give readers one central person lo deal with on all matters involving fairness or accuracy and lie will ensure that Ihey get satisfaction." In addition to handling read- ers' complaints, Mr. Harrison will write articles criticizing and examining (he newspaper's news coverage and discusg problems of news-gathering. REOPEN HIGHWAY-Soulh Vielnamese forces have reopened Highway 14 between Konlum and Pleiku. Scores of American bombers aided Ihe South Victnameso paratroopers Friday as they moved down a 13-mile slrefch of highway. Financially-strapped firm sells Montana properties HELENA, TUnnl. fAP) 'Hie j financially strapped Anaconda Co. announced Monday Ihe sale of acres of limberland and other assets in Montana lo U.S. Plywood Champion Pap- ers in a ?H7 million deal. Anaconda president John B. 51. Place announced the sale after a meeting with Montana Gov. Forrest II. Anderson. "The sale of these properties in present day dollars is a majur step forward that mater- ially strengthens Anaconda's financial Place said. Plarc said the sale give Anaconda flexibility to expand info areas in vliicli (lie com- pany has expertise ami experi- ence. The deal removes Anaconda from the forest products busi- ness. Place, uho took over Ana- rnmla after the company ran .nto deep financial problems with Chile's nationalization of Anaconda's massive mining holdings there, said the capital From the timber sale will allow Anaconda to expand and mod- ernize many of its domestic and metal fabricating operations. Anaconda will retain mineral rights on the acres. Place said Anaconda1? fnr- nst-oroducts business will hn discontinued by June 30. Ana- conda forest products is head- quartered in Misscula, Mont. Suspend nephew of British minister JOHANNESBURG fAP) The South African government is expelling Mark Doug- las-Home, 21-year-old nephew of Britain's foreign secretary, apparently IHTOMSC of an un- complimentary cartoon about. Prime Minister Vorster in the student magazine he edits. Douglas Hume was called to police headquarters and told that, liis temporary residence permit would expire at midnight Wednesday night. The young man edited the stu- dent magazine at the Univer- sity of the On April 21 it published a cartoon showing a naked boy peering inlo a loilc-t bowl and asking: "Pardon me, are you the prima REAL CARPET VALUES CONTINUE WAREHOUSE SAVINGS ON 12' x 7'6" S48.S5 Sculptured Green 12' x 9'4" 574.95 Sculptured Gold A 8' it IT S69.95 Shag Green 12' x 10'2" S62.50 Sculptured Green 12' f 6' S40.00 Propylon Short Shog S' x 1J' Shoo Gold. Phone Boh Harms ol 328-0971 SAVE UP TO On Thcje and Many Ouolily Rcmnnnh. FROM OUR BUILDING SUPPLIES DEPT. UNSTAINED CEDAR PfCNIC TABLES EACH 24" x 30" SIDEWALK BLOCKS EACH ,15 WOOD GARDEN SHED 139-95 REVELSTOKE GARDEN TOOLS AND SEEDS TREE ESTIMATES AND BROCHURES ON FENCES YOUR ONE STOP HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE ERVIN BUCK, Mtinngor Mondny Ihrw Snfurdny n.rn. to p.m. 1602 3rd Avo. 5. Phone 327-5777 ;