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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ftj T'rS IIFRAID Jnlurdny, Mny II, 1771 7 election n.ow in the wind ('roused thr Dciricn Expedition 6helF says adventurer MTTAV.'A If' aboul n possible .Inly 17 general jusc ft.-- there was aliuut a .lime 27 nenoral vote. IL well prove a.s !udly based. When I'l-imo Minister Tru- tleau failed In call that wide- ly-predicted June vole e would have liail in ilu it by aboul April 2li- 010.-.I politi- cians and pundits tended to lalk ahout a fall election, probably in October. Buf. recently, ami particu- larly in Ihe light (if last week's budget. MPs in all parties are talking about tr. IVhile summer elections arc traditionally avoided, he- cause Or" vacations, Ihe new Canada Elections Act. with its broader provisions for ad- polls, eliminates many (if the objections. At Wednesday's c a u c u s rneelings. apparently all par- lies discuscd the possibilities of a .Inly vulc Sources say ihe 17th b> far. the most lalkcd-nbout dale. But Mr. Trudeau. who alone makes Ihe decision, wasn't lipping his hand. The budget, with its in- creased beni'lits for pension- ers and business, is generally regarded as a pre-election do- cument. By the end of next There is r week, when the budget debate is completed and the pension legislation enacted, the prime LONDON "II was he'll." savs Brilish Army ad- v e n I u r e r, summing up in these words (he cxpcdit i o n lhal hacked and blasled its minister would have time to i way across sonic of Hie most call a July 17 eleclion. By gelling all-parly agree- ment to interrupt the budget dehale for the pension legisla- tion, (he government should have Ihe increases in Ihe hands of pensioners by (he end of June. Sources say Ihe government has been bombarded with complaints about old age pen- sions, and flic increase may serve to soothe many ruffled feathers. There have been persistent and numerous re- ports of busine.sss something that may diminish in the wake of the tax cuts. There still is a general view that Mr. Trudeau prefers lo get liie election out of the uay as early a.s possible lo avoid a non-slop semi campaign until fall However, the same arg mcn'j wei e used auuiil a June- M eleclion. And there is noth- ing lo prevent the usual sum- mer recess starting perhaps in late June, to he followed by an eleclion call al Jlr. Tru- deau's choosing. treacherous territory on earth Darieu !Jap Major John Balshford Slid! and 33 British scientist and soldier companions made the first wheeled crossing of the 3110-mile stretch of savage ter- rilory straddling the border between Panama and Colom- bia. During the M-day trek they survived tarantulas the size of Iwccn Chepo. Panama, and Cliigorodo. Colombia is slill lo be constructed. Before Balshforri-Snell led his men through, no one had crossed il on M'heoLs. A two-truck team of Royal Kniiincers now is pressing down South America lou'ard Tierra del Fuego. they arrive, the British expedition will have driven Ihe entire length of the highway net- work. Blasbford Knell, who re- turned home earlier Iliis week wilh most of 1 h o s c who crossed Ihe Daricn (Jap, told Three ad fled to cabinet (CP) Three new members have been added to the Saskatchewan cabinet and there have been pmtfolio clian- dinner plates, ants whose gcs among the original 12 min- sting could numb a man all j jstcrs. Premier Allan Blakency day and poisonous s n a k e s j announced here, lurking in foul swamps. Five j The new caliim Colombian soldiers aiding the Briiishcrs were sucked to their deaths in an oozing mud swamp. The crossing, completed late last month, closed Ihe et members are Klwood Cmvloy, MLA tor Biggar. Alex Taylor. [or Kcirobert Kindsrsley and Ed Tcliorzcwski, MLA tor Ilum- Mr. 27. assumes the ural resources as well as the new minister of northern Sas- katchewan, Eiling Kramer be- come (be minister of highways and Neil Byers become minis- ter of Ihe new department of the environment. last unexplored gap in the finance portfolio, formerly held gu_ j Pan-American Highway net- by Premier Blakency, Mr. Tay- lor. 'X. is Hie new minister of social s c v i c e s. taking over lei-muled miles from [from Labor Minister Gordon work. The roadway is lo run unin- MICE HUN RAMPANT BRISBANE (Reuter) Chil- dren in the southeast Auslral ian town of Wandoan are being terrified by a plague of mice, and many are au'akcncd al night by mice running over them in beds. Local officials said the mice had already des- troyed grain worth SI million. Alaska lo Tierra del Fucgo al the southern tip of South Ajnerica. CO CO m by 111" HIRE A STUDENT CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ITcst terminal elevators i i :f or grain handling rate WINNIPEG iCP> lo any grain company thai lure Minister H. A. Olson said he chooses." here the federal government is i Aside from easting goi ern- going ahead with a pilot pro-1 menl terminals, other large ject to test the feasibility of j elevators on the Prairies could Snyder, and Mr. Tchorzewski, 29. becomes provincial secre- tary, minister of the new de- Only the forbidding strip be- part ment of culture and youth and minister of the new depart- ment of consumer affairs. The cabinet shuffle. Ihe first for the Kew Democratic Party government since it took office last June, sees Ted Bowerman become Hie neiv minister of nat- a news conference Thursday the explorers moved only three miles a day through swamps, jungles, mountains and rivers. MADLY ANTS, SNAKES ''There were enormous black ants which drove us mad. And there were thou- sands of snakes. One of the officers had to shoot one off his boot with his ,45 pistol." Thirty of the M members of the expedition who started across Ihe gap were evacu- ated by light planes, helicop- ters and boats after they col- lapsed from exhaustion and jungle ailments. The major said 20 of the expedition's 28 horses died, some sucked into the mud. The expedition, sup- plied by all-drops of lood and gasoline, was sponsored by the British Army, the British Museum, the U.S. Explorers Club and other private organi- zations. It was aided by the Panamanian and Colombian armed forces. In all. 129 men and fh'e women took part. channelling grain through large interior terminal elevators. be looked at as collection points for Icnninal-type opera- First step will involve mov- lion ing aboul 500.DM h u s h c 1 s j "There are four mills In Al- llirough the government, tor- iriinals at Saskatoon and Moose Jaw. Tlie grain, predominantly barley, will be handled'from berla not being used, which have sufficient storage lo clean and store up to 300.1100 bushels. These facilities could be used counlrv elevators within a 70-, jn lhis o[ 5Vsiern." mile radius in trucks handling ahout 1.000 bushels a load. Mr. Olson said it will be done without additional expense to the producer and the pilot pro- ject may be extended to Alber- (a later (his year. The minister spoke at a news conference prior lo comerslouc ceremonies for a new downtown building which will house the Canadian Grain Commission and some other lederal offices. Extended use of the five gov- ernment inland lerminals. which have a total capacity of 19 million bushels, was pro- posed during the winter when Vancouver shipments slowed lo a trickle because of railway dif- ficulties in Ihe mounlains. Vancouver now is shipping at a record pace, but the advan- tages of using inland termin- als include, their facilities for cleaning grain and shipping it to the west coasl or Thunder Bay in large, efficient unit trains. Mr. Olson said the first truck hauls already have begiui and ihe project will he in full swing in a few days. iMr. Olson said if tJie tcsls are favorable, changes in regula- tions will be considered allow- ing farmers lo haul direct lo inland terminals as an alter- nate delivery point In (heir counlrv elevators. "W? haven't got Iliis worked out yet. but if and when a farm- er hauls grain to terminal ele- vators, he will hr. able to sell INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROS51TER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1P11 Lows- Fbor 517 4lh Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Form Industrial Anything Mode of Iron! 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Public school requisitions amounted to on nn as- sessment of as com- pared with and a year ago. ernmental bodies are: MI) ol Tabor on an assessment; Town of Taber on Town of Vauxhall on and Village of Grassy Lake 569 on Separate school requisitions total on a total assessment, of and will be paid by the Tater MD 374 on and Town of Taber on an assessment of FAST TALKERS French-speaking Canadians speak an average of 350 sylla- bles a minute, compared to 220 by English-language speakers. Special loans for homeowners at Associates 11" yon'ro yonrlinusc, vou'rc eligible for a .spofiiil Homeowner Loan .il Assonnlcs any lime you Jierd cash. That means we may be able lo give you a butter deal, Lower rates... or longer terms... or even botru The amount you can borrow is limited only by the equity you have in yourhome. maybe or more. 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