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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI IKTHBRIDOB HERAID Monday, May 11, 1970 Sacked Irish Politician Given Hero's Welcome DUBLIN (AP) Prime Min- istor Jack Lynch today faced the task of welding together moderate elements in the Irish Hepublic after surviving a close vote in the Bail prompted by an arms-smuggling scandal. Former agriculture minist Neil Blaney, sacked by Lyn for his alleged involvement in gun-running operation to Roma Catholics in Northern Irelan Federal Workers' Minimum Wage To Be Increased OTTAWA (CP) Labor Mil ister Bryce Mackasey says th government intends to raise th minimum wage paid to worker under federal jurisdiction. Vancouver Newspaper Strike Ends VANCOUVER (CP) Em ployees of Pacific Press Ltd Sunday ratified a return-to-work contract package, apparently bringing Vancouver's three- month-old newspaper strike to an end. The Vancouver-New West minster Newspaper Guild, rep resenting 600 editorial, mainte- nance and advertising employ- ees, voted "75 to 80 per cent it favor in a show of saic guild spokesman. Four other Pacific Press un- ions, who represent the rest of the employees, also rati- fied the package at separate meetings Sunday afternoon. The printers voted 274 to 48 in favor, mailers 43 to 3, pressmen 61 to 8 and stereotypers 27 to 3. No date has been set for a re- sumption of publication. How- ever, company spokesmen ear- lier indicated that the morning Province and evening Sun are expected to be back on the street late this week or early next. The three-year package was worked out by Pen Baslcin and Alistair Pollock of the British Columbia mediation commission and approved Saturday by union and management negotiators. HALE OPTICAL Farcy Rlpley Dispensing Optician COMPANY LTD 307 6th SI. S. 337-715J Interviewed for the CTV public affairs program Questio Period show Sunday, Mr. Mac kasey said legislation to in crease the present minimum of an hour will be in troduced "fairly soon." Asked whether it would b done this fall, he repliedr "I think that conceivable. I may be done sooner." Mr. Mackasey didn't say much the increase would be. The minister also said lie sti hopes to propose changes to th Unemployment Insurance Ac at this session of Parliament But he declined to say wha changes would be proposed. He said that Canadian labo laws now discriminate agains women and that the governmen will be amending legislating dealing with fair employmen practices in the fall. WAITING FOR REPORT But first it must await the re- port of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women. Mr. Mackasey said he was worried about the high unem jloyment in Canada "but mow that fiscal and monetary lolicy unitentionally create unemployment." ''The government d o e s n start out to create unemploy- he said. ;H's a byproduct of fiscal monetary policy that we all de- ilore but in the absence of other methods of controlling inflation, his is the best the ilassical procedure, fiscal mon- :tary policy, to control infla- tion." Labor should be "moderate" t the bargaining table to as- ume its responsibility in the ight against inflation, he added. Labor must take Mo consid- eration the wage settlement it egotiates and the effect it would have on the general econ- my. "This is a responsibility that abor can't shirk and maybe m making myself quite clear lat labor does have a responsi- ility in the fight against infla- on." returned Sunday to his border constituency of Donegal and re- ceived a hero's welcome. After a "symbolic" ride by the direct route from across 40 miles of Northern Ire- was hoisted and cheered by several thousand ad- mirers in the town of Lifford, in Donegal. His convoy of 100 ears, watched from a discreet dist- ance by British troops and po- lice, passed through the Protes- tant-dominated North without incident. Observers noted that Blaney's popularity might cause oiher Irish politicians to have second thoughts about Lynch's stance of opposing violent means to help Catholics in Ulster. Lynch won a vote of confid- ence, 73 to 66, in the Dail, or parliament, Saturday night after a 36-hour debate. During lie debate, Lynch revealed that militant Catholics in Northern Ireland had asked him. for arms but that he had turned them down. In Belfast during the week- end, street fighting erupted with British troops and un- armed police separating Protcs tant and Catholic crowds in the worst violence since Easter. Among 33 injured were 27 sol- diers who used volleys of tear ;as to cool the mobs' temper Belfast was quiet early today. Teachers Threaten To Strike EDMONTON (CP) Thor- lild school district teachers oted 69-13 here in favor of oing on strike to back up con- ract demands. D. J. Corse, Alberta Teach- rs" Association representa- ve, said 83 teachers were jrced into the strike vote by he failure of the Thorhild chool trustees to discuss orking conditions as part of le contract. He said mediation talks will e held this week and "every fort will be made to avert a strike." A strike date was not an- ounced. Cheering Israelis Mark Anniversary er, when the chief U.S. nego- tiator, Henry Cabot Lodge, was replaced by his former No. 3 man, Philip C. Habib. Thuy de- nounced Habib's nomination as a downgrading of the confer- ence which he said shows that he United States has no wish or serious negotiations. Snoring Incurable TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) r. Marcus H. Boulware of orida State University spent ore than hours on re- arch for a book, The Riddle of oring. His conclusion: about e person in eight snores, and t much can be done about it. e snores himself. By STEWART MacLEOD HONOLULU (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau said Sunday one of the purposes of his Pa- cific tour is to spotlight Can- ada's increasing pre-occupation with the area "The Pacific dimension of our country hasn't been sufficiently realized in recent he told an airport news conference at the first stop of his tour. While there would be a lot of trade talks with the six nations he is scheduled to visit, tfc prime minister also hoped "I learn a little about world prob lems i n v o 1 vi n g the various power structures of the Pacifi area." Several Society Brand Shapes The D. B. Suit This impressive looking houette is "with it" because it Xf is double-breasted and be-li cause the slight shaping at the waist makes the most of your build. Getyourself a double-image in a double-breasted by Society Brand, hundred spectators cheered as Mr. Trudeau steppec from an armed forces 'jet afte a non-stop flight from Ottawa. Grass-skirted girls per formed Hawaii's traditional we coming ceremonies, placing a flower wreath around Mr. Tri deau's neck as a Hawaiian bam played under a nearby pahn tree. The Canadian delegation, in- cluding the prime minister1 aides and officials of the exter nal affairs and trade depart- ments, was making a 17-hour stop-over before leaving today for New Zealand and the official start of the tour. Also to be vis ited during the IMay tour are Australia, MaJaysia, Singapore Hong Kong and Japan. GREETED BY GOVERNOR Gov. J. A. Bums of Hawaii and several other officials, in- cluding J. S. Nutt, Canadian consul-general in San Fran- cisco, were on hand to welcome Mr. Trudeau. At the brief news conference, Mr. Trudeaoi also commented on the recent decision to extend Canada's jurisdiction over arc- tie waters in order to guard against pollution. Canada ft "trying to set up a pattern of international he -id. Commenting on Canada's talks with Communist China on diplomatic recognition of the Peking government, he said if faster progress isn't made "I suppose we would decide to cool it for a while." The prime minister's com- ments on Canada's increasing interest in the Pacific area went somewhat further than a state- ment he made before leaving Ottawa. In Ottawa, he said the main purpose of the tour was to strengthen bojids of "com- merce, culture and understand- ing." He called it a "voyage de friendly visit. But it did not necessarily mean that Canada would be es- tablishing a more significant "physical presence" in the countries to be visited, while if increased trade resulted from the tour then "so much the bet- ter." Officials in Ottawa said the prime minister has wanted to make such a tour ever since he assumed office because he be- Eeves Pacific contacts can stim- ulate the growth of the economy in Western Canada. The size and make-up of the Canadian delegation, which also includes officials of Atomic En- ergy of Canada Ltd. and a top official of the Canadian Interna- :ional Development Agency, was cited as an indication this s far more than a sight seeing our. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 32 ABOVE 10. Aft ZERO AT14'Wj SUNRISE .TUESDAY SUNSET Lethbridgo Waterton Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Calgary Cranbroofc 57 35 57 33 57 33 55 35 52 34 45 32 59 39 Victoria 49 35 .10 Penticton 62 46 Prince Rupert 54 33 Prince George 52 29 Kamloops 62 46 Saskatoon 54 31 Winnipeg 45 34 Thunder Bay 38 32 .38 Toronto 74 56 Ottawa w 46 .18 SYNOPSIS A disturbance in eastern Montana is giving southern Al- berta an easterly flow of moist air and gave southern Alberta i Cars Collide In Front Of Police Station RAYMOND (HNS) Three cars were damaged to an esti- mated but there were 10 injuries in an accident in ront of the police station at about 4 p.m. Sunday. Drivers involved in the Main It. collision were David Hof- er, 17, Miss Jeannie Hicken, 6, and S. W. King, all of Ray- mond. The vehicles were going outh. Hoffer attempted to turn t the intersection when he pas involved in a collision with [iss Hicken's car. King's ve- liele was then involved in a ollisioa with Miss Hicken's ehicle. a light snowfall last night and this morning. .The same system gave central Alberta light rain last night and today. Little change is expected for tomor- row. A high pressure area of dry air will give northern Alberta sunny warm weather today and Tuesday. FORECAST Letlibrlilge, Medicine Hat Cloudy with iatermittent mixed rain and snow today and Tuesday snow in higher elevations. Continuing cool. Winds E15 gusting to 25 in the afternoon. Low-high Leth- hridge and Medicine Hat 30- Columbia, today and Tuesday. Sunny with cloudy periods Tuesday. Cool. Winds light. Low tonight and high Tuesday at Cranbrook 40- 55. Castlegar 42-62. The DIFFERENCE Is Fashion DOWNTOWN on Fl FTH STREET SOUTH Plan Your Irrigation Requirements Early Drop in and see the latest In design and engineering. No matter what your requirement! or preference wo have th. largest (election available. Come In and meet our Irrigation representativet- A. C. "Cale" Harris R. J. "Dick" Orsten A. B. "Bert" Erickion REMEMBER, IT'S THE SERVICE THAT COUNTS, LET US PROVE IT! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutti Highway, Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST LETHBRIDGE 309 7th Stretl 358-5548 Branehts it Catgiry, Rtri Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lethbridgi, Midicini Hat, Montreal Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation All lu'ghways -in the Leth- bridge district we mostly bare and wet. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff is mostly bare and wet with slip- pery sections. Banff to Revel- stoke is bare and in good condi- tion. Motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock. The Banff-Radium and Banff-Jasper highways are bare and in good condition. Creston Salmo highway is bare and in good condition. Mo- torists are asked to watch for fallen rock, deer and caribou. Snow tires or chains are no longer required when travelling in any mountain area. There is a 75 per cent restric- tion on the following highways: Highway 3 Fineastle Medi- liine Hat; Highway 5 Ma- grain, to Cardston; Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one mile south of Foremost to Manyber- ries; Highway 62 Magrath to Del Bonita. Effective 7 a.m. April 29 there was a 75 per cent loading restriction im- posed on Highway 23 from the junction of Highway 3 to Barons. PORTS Of ENTRY (Opening and Closing Courts, 24 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain closed. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Kmgsgate, B.C., J4 hours: Porthlll-Rykerti 8 a.m. to midnight: LofM Put, closed, ;