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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta i may i nc LB i nDmuuc Dateline Alberta Immoral charge dropped EDMONTON A charge of giving an obscene or immoral theatrical performance laid one year ago against a 27-year-old night club dancer and her employer were dropped Wednesday in provincial court. Darlene Campbell and Pierre Cochard were charged May 1973 after a detective viewed an early morning act at a city night club owned by Mr. Cochard. Miss Campbell had been charged with giving an immoral performance and Mr. with permitting it. The charge against Mr. Cochard was withdrawn Wednesday and the one against Miss Campbell dismissed. strangled EDMQ.NTON Robert Reid Harry Taylor was charged with the non-capital murder of his 23-year-old wife Karen Sophia Tuesday. Police said the woman was strangled after being struck on the head. in Bodner was remanded custody to May 21. Police said the woman was murdered about 11 p.m. after a male visitor was chased from the couple's apartment. A three-year-old daughter of the couple is being cared for by a social service agency. Sports centre planned FORT McMURRAY A design competition will be held here to select a plan for a million sports complex which will be built here next year. Residents of this 225 miles north of Edmonton and in the centre of the Alberta oil sands Andre is nominated CALGARY Calgary Centre MP Harvie Andre was nominated by acclamation Wednesday night as the Conservative candidate in the July 8 federal election. He told cheering supporters that the energy provisions in the federal budget would have spelt the death of the oil industry in Alberta. The Liberal government fell on the budget last week. Mr. Andre said the Trudeau government was devious and ignorant in its treatment of the oil industry. budget would have required resource companies to treat as income for taxation purposes all monies paid to government in any form. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 52 33 .36 Pincher Creek 48 35 Medicine Hat 56 41 .16 Edmonton.....55 31 .01 Grande Prairie.. 52 38 .02 Banff........... 38 32 .50 Calgary.......49 33 .46 Victoria 52 38 .05 Penticton......56 30 Prince George 47 34 .03 Kamloops....... 59 42 Vancouver...... 54 39 .33 Saskatoon....... 58 .32 Regina 57 38 Winnipeg 59 38 .03 Toronto........65 40 Ottawa........ 71 42 .09 Montreal 84 45 .05 St. 57 30 Halifax.......67 46 Charlottetown 74 52 Fredericton..... 80 51 Honolulu........ 85 68 Athens 70 57 Rome......... 70 54 Paris 68 52 London......... 68 52 Berlin.......... 59 41 Amsterdam..... 66 43 Moscow 48 45 Stockholm 61 39 Tokyo.......... 81 61 Chicago 62 49 .50 New York 84 63 Miami.......... 82 75 Los Angeles..... 66 59 Las Vegas...... 92 63 Phoenix 95 66 Medicine Hat Regions Cloudy with showers. Chance of a thundershower in the afternoon. Highs near 50 to 55. Showers. A few sunny periods in the afternoon. Lows near 35. Highs near 55. Calgary Region Mainly cloudy with showers. Isolated thundershowers in the afternoon. Clearing by evening. Highs near 55. Mainly sunny. A few afternoon thundershowers. Lows near 35. Highs 55 to 60. Kootenay Today and cloudy with sunny periods. Very cool. A few showers or isolated thundershowers. Highs today and Friday 50 to 55. Lows tonight 30 to 35. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Rain or snow showers north widely scattered showers south today. Rain or snow developing most sections later tonight and Friday. Continued cool. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Friday 40 to 50. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers of rain or snow today and tonight. Rain or snow likely Friday. Continued cool. Highs both days 45 to 55. Lows tonight 30s. MISKIN and SOILMOVER SCRAPERS The FARM SCRAPER that 'Does the Job in a 7 YD. MISKIN and 7V2 YD. SOIL MOVER available now at... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES 328-1141 Ports of Times in Mountain Daylight Time ipening and closing Carway 7 a.m. to 10 Chief Mountain Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. approved the project in a referendum last year. Existing recreation facilities in the town are in need of repair or are about to be moved because of major construction projects planned for the community. Plunges to death A man identified as 21-year-old Mark Malays tumbles to his death from the roof of a 23-storey building in the Trump Village housing project in Brook- lyn'Wednesday. Police said he had been perched on the roof for more than an hour before the plunge. New home warranty scheme prepared By BRUCE EASSON HAMILTON A war- ranty and insurance plan for new homes has been prepared by a national builders associ- ation which is to put it into the annual meeting of the Consumers' Association of Canada was told Wednesday. Keith president of Richard Costain Ltd of said the plan devised by the Housing and Urban Development Association of Canada designed to ensure that no purchaser of a new dwelling in Canada need in future be materially out of pocket due to substandard construction or builder bank- The builder would be responsible for fixing any defect in a home within a year after it is completed protection against anj major structural defect would be provided for an additional four said Mr. past president of the HUDAC. He said the plan also provides that for a fee of about anywhere in the new home owner could extend his coverage against structural defects for another five years. The HUDAC plan is to be at this week's meeting in of the federal and provincial ministers responsible for consumer said Mr. Morley. MONEY AVAILABLE The builders association has the money to start the plan if the federal and provincial gov- ernments cannot agree on the plan or some modification of he said Mr. Morley. a member of a federal interim committee on Insemination regulations rewritten RED DEER A conference of government officials and cattle industry spokesmen have drawn up new regulations for the artificial insemination of it was announced Wednesday. Spokesmen for the artificial insemination industry and breed associations said they propose stringent control of semen the licensing and checking of semen storage tanks and stricter record-keeping in the industry. The new rules are a result of theft involving several hundred thousand dollars worth of stolen and fraudulent semen. An American semen dealer was recently charged with the sale of false semen which sold at prices ranging up per it c house was taking part in a panel discussion on housing at the two-day CAC meeting which ended Wednes- day. Any builder in not just HUDAC would be able to take part in the war- ranty plan by registering and paying a fee. Lambs needed to maintain new plant INNISFAIL Alberta farmers have to increase the number of lambs they raise if they expect the sheep processing plant here to succeed. Dr. Wes secretary of the Canadian Finn Sheep Association said Wednesday. He said the now under needs lambs each year to maintain operations. Last year only 50.000 head were killed in the province. Dr. Combs said sheep farmers can increase their market by cross breeding with Finn sheep which can average more than three lambs per or double the current breeding rate. Macdonald lashes opponents as he explains gas policy By PETER LLOYD OTTAWA Political opponents got a verbal whip- ping Wednesday from Energy Minister Donald Macdonald as he discussed the government's oil price policy with reporters. Mr. Macdonald seemed in election-campaign form as he took swipes at Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield and New Democrat Leader David Lewis and threw some barbs at William Conservative premier of for good measure. Mr. a major backer of Mr. Stanfield for the July 8 federal was accused by the energy minister of copping out by not cutting provincial petroleum taxes to cushion consumers against increased prices. number of provinces have moved to protect he said regret that Mr. who has the right and responsibility to protect Ontario has not done Mr. Macdonald also said that if the export charge on Canadian crude oil proves too the excess revenue will not necessarily be turned back to the oil companies. depends on the fiscal he told reporters. Any excess might be used to finance subsidies to imported oil consumers in the East if the cost of that program was running ahead of revenues from the charge. have the option of imposing the additional cost on the taxpayers or taking it out of the export The export charge will go to a barrel from in June if oil exporters agree to Mr. Macdonald's request earlier this week that they pay the extra sum. Three oil companies have reacted positively to the request although the Liberal government's defeat last week removed its authority to levy the Mr. Macdonald said. The request for a higher charge was made because of indications received by all oil importers that'they will face retroactive price increase in the crude oil we get from a general indication. If it doesn't then the funds could be Mr. Macdonald lashed out at Mr. Stanfield and Mr. Lewis for saying there will be no problem in collecting the export charge despite the lack of enabling legislation. Since the proposed legislation died with the dissolution of we can do now is depend on the goodwill of the he said. Lewis and Mr. Stanfield have been so scrupulous on the constitution and it seems strange that in the ab- sence of a tax a law they that they're now talking about the government going ahead and collecting this without any statutory authority at As for Mr. he was out of step with other provincial premiers in saying that federal action to protect petroleum consumers would be preferable to a cut in provincial petroleum taxes. just another cop- Mr. Macdonald said. just another example of the fact that the Tory wage and price control pretense is If Nova a wealthy could pro- tect its consumers from price increases with a subsidy pro- certainly Ontario can do so by cutting its provin- cial CHIPS MAY 17th SPECIAL per Order ONLY Dairy Queen brazier VOO ADOPT A MR JUST ALL GO TO DAIRY NORTH STORE ONLY 516 13th Street North Phone 327-4855 Reg. U S Pat. Off Am D Q Corp 1973 Am. D Q. 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