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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHIRIDGl HERALD May 1970 Playgoers Perform Monday At DDF WINNIPEG CP Tle Do minion Drama Festivals na tional weeklong competition he gins possibly lor the last While six little theatre groups from across Canada vie for scholarships and the festivals 100member will meet to decide the future of the 35yearold executive recommended at its annual meeting in Toronto last month that the 1970 festival be the last competitive one on a national The festival opens Monday Easterners Delayed At Border By THE CANADIAN PRESS Further delays are expected today at three points on the United StatesCanada border in Ontario as a result of a walkout by Canadian customs and excise inspectors protesting working conditions and other The affected ports of entry are Sarnia and iort Erie in southwestern all of which reported delays in crossing the border Friday as supervisory personnel at tempted to fill the The 130 customs mem at Niag ara Fails were to be canvassed for their position by local offi cials of the Customs Excise The started Thurs day by the 420 customs men in blossomed on the eve of the Victoria Day holiday when thousands of Ca nadians customarily head for the The flow of traffic into the was reported near normal Friday since southbound travel are not checked through Canadian CAN EXPECT DELAYS But travellers havt been ad vised to expect delays of up to JO minutes when they enter Canada and must face inspec The full effect of the walk out is not expected to be felt until Monday if It contin ues until when holidayers return to night with the Playgoers Lethbridge from Albert presenting Brendan Behan The Tuesday nigh Tiie Carol Players of Lahrado present Spoon Rive a dramatization b Charles Aidman of America poet Edgar Lee Masters wor of the same The only Canadian play in this years Survivors to be presentee Wednesday night by Theatr one of is also the on representative of Canada Frenchlanguage Th bilingual production is directec by its Robert Tembecl Thursday nights productio by the Thomas More Player of Hamilton is Peter Nicholss Day in the Death of Joe black comedy about a coupl whose only child is a PRISONERS TAKE PART John Patricks popular com edy Teahouse of the Augus Friday nights offering features prisoners from Man tobas Stoney Mountain Pern tentiary in the male Another Murray Schisgals staged by In Sault Theatre Workshop from Sault con eludes the festival Saturdaj Adjudicator is Gjy Beaulne director general of theatre anc drama conservatories fo The executive meeting scheduled for Wednesday and Ted one of the festi vals five sail n Toronto this week the execu tive members will decide whether to abolish the festival whether to take on a more regional structure and whether to merge with the Canadian Theatre a To rontobased organization repre senting professional theatre or Metis Will Suffer Hodgson West Berliners Are Barred BERLIN AP West Ger but not West will pour into East Berlin this weekend for family reunions on the Pentecost West Germans are al lowed to go through the Berlin but West Berliners are For four West Berliners as a group have been shut out because of West Ber lins refusal to recognize East The wall was erected in HALE OPTICAl Percy Ripliy DUpenllng Optician COMPANY LTD 307 6th 3277151 EDMONTON CP Stuarl commissioner o he Northwest said iriday be wont be able to ful il his plan to bring federal medical care insurance to the erritories people on fuly 1 because he hasnt got the it would Speaking to delegates ing the Canadian policy confer ence of the United Steelworkers of wellknown labor leader before he became said he will raise the money by hook or by crook to introduce medical care in He said later in an Interview the Metis in the Northwest Territories suffer most from the lack of medical care unlike the treaty Indians and they do not get federal health Most of the whites are able to afford medical care in surance coverage under private he Hodgson said he chose to announce his difficulties to the biggest the union had asked him to introduce medi care into the territories in 1970 and he had undertaken to do Hard to lose weight Nothing seems to work for long Weight Watchers does sanely NEW IN 1970 New recipes and food ideal New program ideas New a ward i Lifetime inambcrihlp pltnl DONT WAlTANOTHER START MEETS EVERY TUESDAY 1 and El RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CAU 3285832 WATCHERS VERBAL FEUD George Hees Conservative MP for Princa and Finance Minister Edgar Benson clash verbally outside the over the gov ernments antiinflationary Benson said the increase of sixtenths of one per cent in the Apri consumer price index was about half the increase in This was an encouraging sign that his program was he But Hees said the program was not working and should be scrapped and replaced with a new Reuther Among Men DETROIT AP Walter ieuther was eulogized as a iant among men and an ar chitect of ideas as his United Auto Workers Union and others paid final tribute to him and his in simple funeral services There were 11 speakers but no religious rites for a and his reared in They and our others died in a union chartered plane crash in north ern Michigan last There was no funeral proces The bodies were to be cre More than crowded Ford Luditorium in the Civic Centre lere for the services while lundreds more heard them over oudspeakers Thbu ands more who took the day off to mourn gathered in union lalls to watch and hear by tele vision am Among those inside were 10 former vicepres ident Hubert two cabinet the governor and three former governors of the board chairmen of Americas four major auto companies and Mayors John Lindsay of New York and Roman Gribbs of MANY STOP WORK In many auto workers were sent home when absentee ism prevented assembly lines from operating or when workers walked out after observing a pe riod of silence in memory of Spokesmen for the companies said more then workers were left idle when plants shut down in Geor Missouri and At the leaders of in dustry and government mingled with men from the work benches of the aero agricultural implements and kindred industries where the UAWs members Coretta widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther remembered Reu ther as one who was always there when the storm clouds were thickest a man who marched with us and one who had the courage to be with the minority when it was The grained oak sep arated by a bouquet of stood alone on the auditoriums Three large vases of red roses and beige and gold cur tains formed a Flags of the United Canada and the United Nations and a green flag bearing a peace sym bol outlined the rectangle of the Four Marines Face Murder Trial DA NANG AP The larine Corps said today it will four young marines for mur er in the deaths of 16 Vietnam ese civilians last Unofficial sources Students Vixon Plan EDMONTON stu ents union at the University of Uberta has sent letters to resident Richard Nixon con emning the American govern ments decision to extend the ietnam war into Cambodia nd its action against protest movements within the A letter was also sent to rime Minister Trudeau urging le Canadian government to ake a strong position against he spread of the war to Cam Letters also were sent to Al jrta premier Harry the ent University students union n Ohio where four students ere killed last week during a rotest against the war and to 1 news media in George exter al vice president of the stu ent said it seems unbe evable that a government Jids it necessary to combat ssent and criticism with auto natic that the Marin Corps also Is investigating the alleged massacre of 38 other Vi etnamese civilians by marine April 15 at Le Bac 12 miles southwest of Da The four to be tried ari charged in connection with the deaths of five women and 1 children near the village in the Que Son The four marines were hel for investigation after the bod ies of the civilians were foun in the dooryards of a cluster o thatched huts near the village where a night ambush patrol o marines was Air Ticket Tax Wont Hurt OTTAWA CP Czechoslo vakias air ticket tax will not have a significant effect on Air Canadas new flights to Prague Transport Minister Don Jamie son said in the Fairweather PC FundyRoyal had aske whether Canada will protes levy of a prohibitive ticke tax and a clampdown on air travel initiated by Czechoslova kia as the agreement to allow Air Canada to fly into Prague was Jamieson said the tax ap plies only to pleasure travel by Czechoslovafcian citizens ant will not affect traffic apprecia REGULAR DANCE MINUS ONE CLUB POLISH HAH 13th Street Tonightr May 9 Muik by BRIDGETOWN TRIO MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME Phone 3271448 FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST LETHBRIDGE 309 7th Street 3285541 Branches at Red Grand Medicine Montreal Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Robert 1st Mar ine Division staff judge advo said the trials of the four would begin sometime in June but that the date had not been RECORD BUDGET NEW YORK AP Mayor John Lindsay has submitted a budget for New York City in the next fiscal an outlay larger than any state budget and second only to the The pro which is subject to ap proval by the city council and the board of repre sents an increase of from the fiscal year ending June Probe Kent State Oliio AP Thre tables covered with guns a laundry ba full of girlie pictures and othe objects taken from Kent Sta University dormitory room after the campus was closet May 4 were displayed The campus was closed fo lowing the shooting deaths c four students when Ohio N tional Guard members wer called to the campus to que student Items displayed by the For tage County Rona included a a pellet at leas five air at least 1 blankfiring starting pistols four slingshots and two pairs brass The shown to repor ers under tight security at th Kent State also i eluded five marijuana large selection of water pipes used for smoking quantities of pills and capsule identified as vitam and a bottlec labelled One table held nine hypoc ermic syringes of the type com monly used for insulin injection by It appears to me that son of the students were obviousl not here to get an Kane Asked if items on displa would be used as a basis fo Kane said no dec sion would be made until the in vestigation of the Kent Stat violence was Kan said no search warrants wer used because the state campus is No Shortage Of Labor In WASHINGTON CP Idl British Columbia constructdo workers looking to the Unitec States for possible employmen would encounter laws making i difficult to enter as immigrants and almost impossible to ente as temporary unemploymen in the now is the wors since the 1958 PLAYBOY CONVICTED JAKARTA Reuters Play wy Bob who was accusec of cutting up the bodies of his wife and fiveyearold son am walling them up in his Honj Cong was sentencec recently to M years in prison a 37yearold Indonesian was described by the chief judge as a cruel and oldblooded U Education Is A Right Says Brief To Commission EDMONTON Unt versity of Alberta senate ap proved a brief Friday stating with some qualifications post secondary education is a right and not a The approved by a ma is to submitted to the Alberta royal commission on educational planning currently hearing submissions at meet ings throughout the The ability to pay ought not to be a barrier to post sec ondary education though some socio economic barriers could be a said George chairman of the com mittee presenting the Such barriers include disad vantaged early schooling and a low estimate of higher edu cation by the social group in Heart Transplant SAN FRANCISCO Reuters A 66yearold English immi grant was described as being in a satisfactory and stable con dition Friday after becoming Hie 22nd heart transplant patient at Stanford Medical Eric from lad the transplant Edward Stinson led the sur gical which the student Is the brief The brief also said that post secondary education is only a right if the student has the aca demic ability to achieve at the educational institute he attends and if such education suits his needs and the needs erf society Bonavenliire Too Wide For Mirvisli TORONTO CP Even at a mere the Canadian aircraft carrier Bonaventure proved to be too big a bargain for Toronto businessman Ed Fourteen feet too to Mirvish said in an in terview Friday night that ha wag considering buying the ship from the government until he discovered it in 90 feet while the Lawrence Seaway is only 76 feet He said he was trying to get a price on widening the canal but of course Im sure this going to be out of my CLIP THIS ADWORTH 15 OFF ON ANY TAKEOUT ORDER OVER FREE DELIVERY IN CITY NEW WORLD RESTAURANT DOWNTOWN ON Slh STRUT MIXED OUTLOOK Quebec and Ontario are expect ed to receive above normal while rest of the country will have near normal to below normal readings during June according to the 30day weather outlook of the United States weather light to heavy precipitation for most of the with Ontario and the Prairies receiving moderate WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 75 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET 73 Medicine Hat Edmonton Pincher Cieek Penticton Prince George Vancouver Peace River Mnce Albert Swift Current Moose 68 Brandon Winnipeg Thunder Bay Dauphin White River Toronto Ottawa Montreal Quebec 62 rredericton Charlottelown Los Angeles 43 42 54 38 65 42 53 36 41 37 59 35 48 39 53 43 53 48 64 52 44 64 34 51 31 40 30 88 60 SYNOPSIS A mass of cold moist air has pushed southward from The Territories to give the northern forecast region cloudy cool weather an area of warm dry air will continue the sunny weather in the central and southern FORECASTS LETHBRIDGE Sunny iiml continuing warm today BDK A few scattered showers Sunday afternoon in the Winds south westerly 15 and gusty to 40 in the Low High Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny Mid continuing warm today and Winds southwesterly 15 occasionally gusty to 23 light at LowHigh at Medians Hat Kootcnay Sunny and warm Mainly cloudy tonight and Sunday becoming cloudy with a few showers in the Light Low tonight and high tomorrow morning at Cran brook and 38 GRAIN HANDLING CENTER FOR FEEDERS BEHLEN Farm and Ranch ELEVATOR 15 deep X 22 Overhead Bins and 1 Full Length Bin BucketElevator Leg with Bushel Capacity GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273165 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA are and in otroists are Snow tires or chains are na longer required when travelling in any mountain There is a 75 per cent restric tion on the following highways Highway 3 Fincastle Medi cine Hat Highway 5 Ma giath to Cardston Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one south of Foremost to Manybcr ries Highway 62 Magrath tc Del Effective 7 April 29 there was 75 pel cent loading restriction im posed oa Highway 23 from th junction of Highway 3 to PORTS OF ENTRY Opening Closing hours Carway 6 to 9 Chief Mountain effecliva May 18 8 to 5 Del Bonita 8 to 5 Roosfc 8 to 5 24 hours PorthiU Ryktrtj 8 to midnight Login ckMd All highways In the Leth ridge district and In ood driving Highway 1 Trans Canada Calgary to Banff is mostly bare and in good con Banff to Revelstoke is good advised to atch for fallen The anffRadium and BanffJasper ghways are bare and in good Creston Salmo highway is are and in good Mo rists are asked to watch for Hen deer and ;