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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Winter fish kill fails EDMONTON The expected heavy winter kill of fish in Alberta's lakes has failed to says Dr. Martin the province's chief fisheries biologist. Dr. of the lands and forest told a meeting of the Edmonton Trout Fishing Club that the extensive winter kill expected when oxygen .supplies in the lakes causing the fish to had not materialized. Lakes froze early but ice cover was less than usual and a heavy snow cover prevented thicker ice from he said. Dr. Paetz said preliminary spring surveys showed there was some winter kill on shallow lakes but most had no problems. Patient allowances set EDMONTON The Alberta government will provide a year for for patients in government controlled it was announced today Allowances ol a month will be paid to an estimated patients in provincial mental geriatric centres and institutions for the retarded. The allowances are designed to provide spending money for patients with no funds. Sentence increased EDMONT01N' Chief Justice S. Bruce Smith of the appeal division of the Alberta Supreme Court said Wednesday jail sentences for manslaughter must reflect the seriousness of the crime. He made the comment as the court increased to three years from two years less a the sentence imposed on John Scott of Alta. The young man was convicted in February of the killing of Fred also of Beaverlodge. The original sentence was handed down by Mr. Justice Peter Greschuk. Proposed budget rapped EDMONTON If the Liberal government's proposed budget were Imperial Oil would seriously have to consider its planned spending of million during the next year on planned R. G. Reid of the company's said Wednesday. Mr in a prepared statement released said the proposed budget now in limbo with the defeat of the government could' have resulted in Canada running short oi energy it needs within 10 years. proposed budget sacrificed the country's long- term interest to short-term Mr. Reid said. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 65 39 Pincher Creek 60 34 Medicine Hat 63 39 .06 Edmonton .62 41 Grande Prairie 58 37 Banff........... 54 35 Calgary....... 57 40 .02 Victoria..... 55 42 Penticton 66 47 Prince George 53 38 .10 Kamloops....... 67 44 Vancouver.....56 46 .03 Saskatoon... 49 40 .12 Regma 57 41 .58 Winnipeg 56 41 .06 Toronto .....49 41 .74 Ottawa 43 40 .09 Montreal ......50 43 .02 34 32 .02 Halifax........ 45 37 Charlottetown 43 31 .16 Frederic-ton 49 30 .21 Chicago 45 40 New York 65 49 Miami.......84 70 .15 Los Angeles 70 62 Las Vegas...... 98 69 Phoenix 94 74 Honolulu.......86 72 Athens..... 63 52 Rome 64 48 Paris........... 59 44 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Cloudy periods. Widely separated showers. Highs 60 to 65. Cloudy periods. Isolated showers. Lows near 40. Highs near 60. Calgary Regions Today Cloudy this morning. Afternoon sunny periods. Widely separated showers. Highs 55 to 60. Cloudy periods. Widely separated showers. Lows 35 to 40. Highs near 55. Columbia Kootenay Today sunny with a few cloudy intervals and a few afternoon showers except mostly cloudy with showers in Columbia region Highs today 55 to lows tonight near 35. Friday sunny with some cloudy intervals and a few afternoon showers. Highs Friday near 60. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers west late this afternoon and over most sections tonight and Friday. Cooling Highs today 60 to 70. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Friday 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers this afternoon and tonight decreasing Friday. Cooling trend. Highs today 60 to 70. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Friday 55 to 65. HARROWS Midwest Lift-Up Lever controlled Flex and 5 M. or SVz ft. Coil Spring Harrows. Folding Harrow Draw Bars FENCE POSTS Pressure Treated Posts in various for fences and corrals. AVAILABLE NOW AT... General Farm Supplies Coutts Highway.Box 1202 Phont 328-1141 Ports of Times in Mountain Daylight Time pening and closing Carway 7 a.m. to 10 Chief fountain Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-RykertsTa.m. until 11 Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Air routes agreement approved OTTAWA A Canada-United States air agreement providing for 46 new routes for American and Canadian airlines was signed Wednesday. Transport Minister Jean Marchand signed the agreement with External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp and U.S. Ambassador William Porter. Mr. Marchand said later he is recommending to cabinet a list of Canadian airlines for the routes granted to Canada. The list had not yet been approved. Canada has been granted 18 new routes while U.S. airlines will get 28. The agreement extends U.S. customs pre-clearance facilities to other centres in Canada and introduces Canadian customs pre- clearance to U.S. airports for the first time. U.S. carriers have gained an increased share of Canadian charter passenger traffic to sun spots such as Florida and Hawaii. BOB CLARK GRANT MOTLEY Tories expected to ease stand OTTAWA Jack the maverick Conservative member for said Wednesday he expects his party to ease its stand on wage and price controls in the coming election campaign Following the defeat of the Liberal government m the Mr. Homer said in an interview he is ready to campaign despite his disagreement with some Conservative policies. -The lanky Albertan has been especially vocal in his opposition to wage and price controls as a weapon against inflation He hoped the policy would not be pushed hard. think we'll see the Conservatives shying away from the hard line they once had on Despite Mr.v Homer's statement. Conservative leader Robert Stanfield told reporters a few moments the proposed controls remain an important part of his party's economic policy. Mr. Homer dismissed earlier speculation he might not show up for the Commons showdown which dumped the or that he might abstain if he did attend. a team but sometimes you have to use a pretty heavy stick to get the team in He predicted his party will sweep all 19 Alberta seats. Cominco fears pay step may backfire VANCOUVER Cominco Ltd. said Wednesday it has taken an unusual step which may backfire in making a firm settlement offer to the United Steelworkers of America two months ahead of the expiry of their contract. The company said the offer of more than an hour in wages and fringe benefits in a two-year contract is unusual because normally it would not be made until close to the expiry date of July 1. Cominco said it was trying to short-cut the old system and make the offer immediately available to the workers at Kimberley and Salmo. The objective was to stabilize production for the company and help the workers meet rising personal the company said Cominco made its position known after the Steelworkers said Tuesday they were recommending rejection of the package in membership voting this week. Facing the possibility that their unusual move could Cominco termed its offer the best ever made in the industry. UNION UNHAPPY It includes a to boost in a cost-of- High school play praised The was beautifully and performed intelligently in a good production. That was the critics' evaluation following a performance of the Catholic Central High School drama group in the separate school board will be informed Wednesday. The drama group presented Interview by Jean-Claude Van Hallie at the Alberta High School drama festival in late April. The CCH drama students won the right to perform at the non competitive Banff festival at a local elimination. AND THEN CAME TV The peak year for movie at- tendance in Canada was when customers paid at the box living adjustment clause and improved pensions. A laborer's hourly rate would increase to this year and July 1. while the journeyman's rate would go to immediately and 15 next year. Cominco said the wage increase would be 32.5 per cent. The Steelworkers said they were recommending rejection because the pension and cost of living proposals were inadequate and no provision was made for increased pensions for retired employees and widows. Inflation seen key vote issue EDMONTON The prominence that inflation plays in the federal election campaign will go a long way in determining the Bob leader of the Social Credit opposition in the Alberta said Wednesday. inflation is the key issue in the it's a plus for the Mr. Clark told reporters. if the Liberals are successful in developing some of the things in their they could turn it around. challenge for the Liberals is to make inflation not the key issue. If they they'll be in Mr. Clark didn't venture a guess on who will form the next but said he hopes there will be a majority government instead of the minority government situation that has existed since the last election in 1972. The Social Credit party in Alberta is not a factor in federal election campaigns. No formal statement was issued by the federal party pending an announcement Thursday. Premier Peter Lougheed declined comment with other officials of the Progressive Conservative which holds all 19 federal seats in Alberta. WILL LOSE SEATS New Democratic Party leader Grant who holds his party's only seat in the 75-member said both the Liberals and Conservatives will lose seats to the NDP because voters will take plague on both your houses He said regional issues will be the deciding factor in the election because don't see either Stanfield or Trudeau igniting any kind of national The NDP will centre its attack on orderly oil the proposed feed grain corporate profits and and will offer voters a six per cent mortgage for home buyers and more benefits for senior citizens. Liberals forgot the senior citizens in their said Mr. Notley. was a niggardly a poor Mr. Notley predicted the Murder case EDMONTON Albert of Edmonton Wednesday was committed to stand trial on a charge of non-capital murder following a preliminary hearing in provincial court. He was charged in the beating and shooting death last August of Marion a 39-year-old also of Edmonton. Mr. Stewart was arrested Aug. 1973 in Assiniboia. Social Credit party will be but wiped in Quebec and said Social Credit leader Real Caouette be lucky to hold onto his seat. a result I think we will see a three party system developing in Canada after this NDP MEETINGS SET Howard NDP provincial said Prime Minister Trudeau wrong on two basic in his announcement that he is seeking a dissolution of parliament for a July election. parliament has not been operating particularly well in its second session and the delays to the budget can't be bad if the budget itself is bad. it is a bad it should be not just HP said the party some advance and said he was told by national NDP party officials last Thursday that unless the budget met the NDP demands outlined earlier the government would be defeated. have already begun our said Mr. Leeson. have one candidate nominated already and we have scheduled nomination dates in four other constituencies.'' 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