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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HIE lETIIBIilUGr. HERALD CHARGED IN WALLACE SHOOTING Arthur Bremen ducks low in the back seat of .u Ihal is faking him from Clig.iment at the U.S. District Court in Baltimore on of shooting Alabama Gov. Georgs Wallace. An FBI agent is at right. (AP Wirephoto) Alberta overnment wants stall in 1.1 Ilrraltl niri1 Ilurrau EDMONTON" Tho Algeria ;-nvri nmmi i< prcPMny I lie k'd- rrnl Knnn frc'dii Corporation, dealers, hanks, U' companies and other luiriine institutions to delay i Uilions in llic1 ioiL'dui-urc on farmers In dcM III nnii] ihc provincial government v.ill had lime to administer fi- aid. Agriculture Minister Uuch llwncr said hi nn interview IIP hceti ;il the nr iimlrrslanding of farm prob- lems on the part of some rnan- acer.s of banks and nlhcr insli- inoncy Imsinrss. nics and machinery dealers than with the Farm Credit Corp., which is currently in the process of repossessing about Alberta Farmers in arrears. Dr, Homer said he has re- Environmental wan I i highway project halted CALGARY fCP) Fni'iron- nicnfnl rrcmp? constnic- Mnn nf i lie Kananaskis-Coleman Hdnvav baited unlil environ- Indian Rrarrvc sout lo the hikes area in snillh- ve.stern Albcria. Crcus winking nn contract for (he highways department menial and recreation studies have conipleled "clearing a 210- arc done. foot right-of-way for Ihe first The prowl iniuollv calls for n "ilcs. Tenricrs have nol ravine iii'mUti from Uie Mony cnllcd for roilti conlrllc" from both the regional FCC manager in Edmonton JinO tlie .said his quarrel is more in Ottawa to the Al- fhc banks, trust compa- berla government's request tor n one-year moratorium on debt collections. Negotiations continue this week and next, he said in the legislature, all the finan- i tin] instilulions in Alberta1' in Jin attempt to get them to ad- j jus! iheir collection methods to pive farmers a year to meet i their obligations. REJECTS SUGGESTION He rejected a suggestion from Ralph Sorcnson 'SC ScdtJi'.wick-C'oronalion) that the Hohol plans fo pr provincial treasury branclLS get into a special financial aid program for farmers. Aarieullure, dcparlmenl. offi- cials intend lo sil down wilh farmers individually lo work out solutions In their money problems, he said. This could released "results' implve Ihe sale ol parts of AC. Dunklcy, chairman ot or consolidation or a National and Provincial Parks' combination of programs, he Lawlessness rips apart CLC resolution sophisticated Montreal to urge removal of Liberal govl. r.U'l, JACKSON FI1 I'uMicaliims MONTREAL Night after night and clay after clay the tur- moil goes on. Tiro glittering lacadc of a civi- lized ;nul sophisticated Montreal is ripped apart by a lawlessness thinly disguised as a campaign fo. the preservation of the com- mon man. By day, most Montrealers quietly get down to their fasci- nating array of chores which mako this great cosmopolitan city tick. liui. by night roaming gangs Tie dcparlmenl uf laud.s and forosis has commissioned a study a! the eiivironmenlal im- Associations, says Ihe Kananas- added. kis Valley is "being sterilized Outside the House Dr. Hor- bv insensitive and "inappropri-1J101' said "le of ate development by Ihe depart- 'fiarlcv and fallures EDMONTON" fCPl fiert ITfihol, minister ol manpower and said Tuesday he in- lends lo find oul uhy Ihcrc has been a dramalic increase in Ihe number of complaints under the Alberta Human Rights Act A i-epm1! tabled in Ihe legisla-i life, lure by Dr. llobol said there: Richard f'hans. vice-chair-j ivcrc 2-iii complaints regislered man of Ihe Alberta Wilderness of Designed foi- high-speed Irav- cl. the hiphway will require ex- pensive cuts and fills and di- version of the Kananaskis river, he says, and will act as barrier lo movement of in three consecutive years in northern AlberUi and disease have been among reasons for recent financial farmers. Edmonton taxpayers face lu'ke EDMONTON (CP) City taxpayers face an increase of 6.4 mills In property taxes this year, following approval Tues- day by city council of a mu- nicipal mill rate of 30.9 mills. The rate means an average increase in residential property taxes of this year. The public school board pre- viously set its mill rate at 47.03 mills for 1972. The 6.4-mill increase is one of the largest ever authorized by city council, but is far short of a projected 15-mill increase forecast earlier by city finan- cial officials. The city budget calls (or spending of. Ileve- ue from sources other than property taxes totals 000, leaving property owners responsible for Rescue vessels near burning British Irawler HALIFAX (CP) Two ves- sels have reached the vicinity of tbe burning British trawler Hanger Ajax about 70 miles northeast of tbe southern lip of Greenland, the Canadian Forces search and rescue cen- tre here reported early today. A spokesman for the rescue centre said distress signals re- porting the fire were received by stations in C o m f o r t Cove and St. Anthony, Nfld. Reports from a rescue d i n a t i o n centre in Sondre Stroinfjord, Greenland s a i d a German vessel answered the trawler's distress call at am. ADT. Estimated time of arrival of the German vessel at the traw- ler's position was lour hours. The Ranger Ajax- sent her first distress signal at a.m. ADT. The rescue centre gave her position as 30 miles from the Christian Den Islands. The Ranger Ajax is a 316-ton stern trawler owned by Ranger Fishing Co. Ltd. problems to i Home port of the 171-foot ves- sel is North Shields, England. :la can't sit on record lif minister j-'nid oric ifiiion fnr iHr i n c r r n s i1 hr ihal civil servants arc ri- acliu( inEorminp cil- of their rights. Another Lor coul'l In; thai premier itT wliilo on the ctinn campaign (rail ir anrl prci.ioii.sly as opposi- kepi, the issue of before Ihe public. year; Association, says the project is L-v f laUrkl- d tl rk vi c a "irapedy" and out of char-j .LdUlH 1 CldllOllS acler for ihe confined valley. Alberta can't rest on its good labor re- lalirms record if it wants to aioid (he kinds of labor dis- ruplion lhat have hit Ihe Mari- limes, Quebec and British Co- lumbia. Bert Hohol, minister of manpower and labor, said in the legislature Tuesday. Dr. Itohol, speaking during Both crnnps said a low speed, scenic roiiie would be best. Queen visits south France, PARIS (APi _ The Queen and Prince Philip led lodaj for trip lo southern France, o! 'KOOII sifiiads' spill nut Into the darkened slreels on a of terror ihal police find impos- sible to hold in clieck. They commandeer garbage Inicks, lip the contenls inlo Hie streeLs and set the rotting and stinking mess ahbzc. They break into one of Ibe cily's largest bus depots and llien escape leaving a vehicle engulfed in flames. They pitch roolotov cocktails through the air and rough up in- nocent workers. Montreal is often said to be a city of two cultures. But it is also a city of two city of two faces. One is the face vigorously promoted lo Ihe world as part of a high-pressure tourist at- traction campaign. This is the face built up by Expo soon to be given an added slickncss by Ihc Olympic games, and carefully sustained in between by all tiie services and activities a city of this size can bring !orlh. Bui Ihe other face is one that never gets a mention in those expensively-produced visitors' brochures. This is the face of shabbine-ss, violence and cor- ruption. It isn't very pleasant. livery so often, just to remind Montrealers and Ilie rest of Ihe world tJiat it! exists, Uic frothy but thin veneer that cov- ers this city is torn away and the liidden and submerged side once more appears. The latest eruption started last week after three of the top union leaders in Quebec were jailed for one year for contempt of court for urging 210.000 strik- ing public service workers to ig- nore injunctions forcing them back to work. The men o u 1 s Laberge, Quebec Federation of Labor president, Marcel Pepin, Con- federation of National Trade Unions president and Yvon Charbonneau, Quebec Teachers Corporation appeal the sentences and stay at liberty as expected. They preferred what even radical separatist politician Rene Le- vesque suggested was unneces' sary martyrdom and, sur- rounded by of their cheer- ing supporters, entered Orsain- villc prison last Tuesday. They were followed yesterday by 33 more union officials suddenly decided to drop their appeals and attempt a bid at martyrdom themselves. The reaction, in Montreal and across the province, was quick to appear. Public services and other employees walked off their jobs in protest against the sentences, radio stations were taken over by agitators support- I ing the common front of unions, and threats of violence last week forced six Montreal news- papers to cease publishing for a day. Common front spokesmen are still urging massive grass-roots action to make the government capitulate. In Montreal, the situation Is unsteady. The city certainly hasn't been closed doHTi. But neither has the common front campaign of agitation collapsed, in Quebec but across Canada it's confusing, to a y the least. So confusing, that while a major background feature in one Montreal newspaper was declaring that the common front was losing steam, a front-page slory was telling how 650 Port of Montreal office workers had walked off their jobs in sympa- thy with the jailed leaders. Oth- committee studv of his depart- one simple fact of life if you fed lhat things and you slay with lains il unn'l IIP thai bclorc Ibe.y arc as had as nre in Rrilisb Columbia Ihc llarililmcs nnd Quebec. 19 and 20" COLOR PORTABLES ACTIVE TV SERVICE mnte conclusion and role of collective bargaining untutor- ed, unschooled and without guidelines." Although there is no author- ity in Alberta legislation for the government becoming involved In the early stages of labor- management negotiations, Iho Conservative administra- tion intends to do so. cs li males, "We will telephone or visit things iire say, ,Mk, in Alberla in Ihe area of no authority in leglsla- rinn't tion. but it's in your interests." "If he is agreeable to discuss some of the .smoke that is aris- ing fine, if not, we will with- Dr. Hohol said there seems tn he general support from labor and management for "this kind of government proach." ap- province's Pro- govern- e.slablish uay triinl liriivineial t lint it is the tentinii, Mr, Premier Peter Lougheed said t h e Conservative, government does not intend to give the right [u strike to the public crs were joining tbe no-work protests loo, longshoremen and local bakery workers among them. Schools, liquor stores and construction sites also continue to be lavorile strikebound places. In short, nothing is sure any more. Support for the common front waxes and wanes. You may work today, you may not. Of course, the complele and ut- terly crippling shutdown the front would like to see has not materialized. But the frightening thing is Ihe influence the common front has on certain etcmcnls, Many workers have made It plain they do nol want lo join in the protests. But they say they are powerless to act against Iheir union leaders' There have been charges Uiat sympalhy strike votes have been rigged by ll.e radicals. Construction workers have said they feared violence from 'goon squads' if they didn't quit work. The planned campaign of agi- tation and disruption has suf- fered some severe setbacks. One of the biggest was the rejection Monday night of a sympathy strike call by some transport workers. If the transport workers had walked off their jobs thousands of other Monlrcalers just wouldn't have been able to go to work. But apart from the odd bright spot such as this, the situation in Montreal is deadly serious. Hardly a handful of the people who grabbed control of radio stations, schools and hospitals and who have committed out- right acts of violence and van- dalism have been arrested by police. In fact, the police are strained to the limit just attempting lo fend off the roving bands of goon squads out to harass the average worker from doing liis job and earning his paycheque. Supporters of the common front have said there can be no stopping the capaigu until the provincial Liberal government of Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa gives in to their de- mands. Mr. Bourassa has been stand- Ing lirm. The next few days will see which side wins oul. They will see whether in Quebec the mi- nority can break Ihe govern- ment of the majority, or where the minority can actually be- come tbe majority. The result is bound to have immense ramifications not only in Quebec but across Canada loo. But whatever happens in the future the glittering image of Montreal has again been tar- nished by violence and what many arc saying is edging ou a site of open anarchy. For some the glitter will never be quite as bright again. OTTAWA (CP) A resolu- tion tu-ging the Canadian Labor Congress membership "to re- move Ihe Liberal government" if Prime Minister Trudeau in the next election still has to be dealt with at the CLC's week- long convention. The resolution did not come up Tuesday during debate on the congress economic policy statement but, an official said, it may come up when the politi- cal education committee deliv- ers its report later this week. 'Hot' dog case CALGARY (CP) A "hot" dog case was sent lo Alberta Supreme Court afler Garry B. Chalmers, 24, of Calgary was committed for trial Tuesday on a charge of possession of stolen property. The property: A German shepherd dog, worth Wayne Fox, a dog trainer in Airdrie, Alia., told provincial court two dogs were stolen from his kennel Feb. One of them a German shepherd be could identify by a tattoo mark on a leg was recovered May 11. Detetctlve John Dardis said Fox took him to a house in southwest Calgary where he re- covered tbe dog. Chalmers said be found the dog behind a bush, the detec- tive told court. Submitted by Vancouver's Local -152 of the Uniled Brolher- hood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, the resolution says the Trudeau government "delib- erately created mass unemploy- ment to counter inflation." The policy statement of tho economic committee, adopted by the delegates, had some harsh criticism of federal hand- ling of the unemployment situa- tion. It said: "The tragic fact is that nono ol this had to happen. High un- employment was deliberately engineered in the most cold, brutal and calculating manner, wilh a callous indifference lo (he fate of hundreds of thou- sands of iiapiess victims. "Anti-inflation policies, incap- able of dealing effectively with external pressures, accom- plished Mllle more than putting countless Canadians on the dole. "Tbe federal cabinet, advised by an antiquated Ottawa bu- reaucracy, bulb totally bank- rupt of modern economic ideas, managed to render a phenome- nal disservice lo Ibis nnl inn's econoniv Ihc like if which has never been .seen before." The CLC's policy statement on foreign ownership and invest- ment was another hot issue ap- proved by Ihe delegation alter some severe criticism of HIP cenimillce lhat prepared the document. Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY 5 SUNSET 13 H Emergency stop WINNIPEG (CP) A Pan American World Airways flight from Los Angeles to Glasgow made an unscheduled stop in Winnipeg Tuesday lo let off a w oman with a possible heart' attack. The passenger, identified only as a Mrs. Reid who is be- lieved to be from Glasgow, was taken to Winnipeg General Hospital and is In fairly good condition today. No further details were Im- mediately available. FORECAST: Medicine lint .sunny loilay. Highs L Prc 7n 75. Lows -10 Jn. Tliui-.s- Lctlibridge "2 47 day; Cliance of an afternoon Plncher Creek 43 shower. Jlislis near ill. Medicine Hat 78 18 sunny. Iso- Edmonlon 62 35 .301 laled showers developing Ihis Grande Prairie 59 39 I afternoon. Highs 65 70, Lows Jasper 53 33 .111 j 35 -10. Thursday: Cloudy inler- Banff ............56 37 .11 vals wilh a [ew alteruoou Calgary 70 showers. Highs 00 G5. Vicloria 59 44 .02 Columbia Penlicton 70 51 j-Mainly cloudy. A few showers Prince George ___ 62 3-1 I and isolated tliundcrshowerj Kamloops .......71 39 ..I Ihis afternoon and evening. Vancouver ___- 59 47 ..i Winds gusty in showers. Thurs- Saskaloon ........72 41 day: Cioudy with sunny pcri- Kegina EO 52 i eels. A few afternoon showers. Winnipeg U2 56 .01 Highs both days in the 60s. Toronto C2 52 .16, Lows tonight 33 to 40. Oltawa Cl 55 .27 t MOXTANA Montreal G5 51 .34 East of Cimlinenlal St. John's....... CO 4-1 ..Partly cloudy and continued Halifax 49 411 2.09 i warm today wilh scattered lale Charlottetown 54 4H .63 afternoon and evening showers Fredericton ......60 53 .13 j and thunderstorms. Strong Clucago 53 52 gusty winds with some thunder- New York 78 55 storms. Showers and thunder- EG 7.1 storms increasing tonight and Los Angeles 75 GO continuing cast portion Thurs- Las Vegas 97 64 Highs today 70 lo fin west Phoenix 99 71 tn 50 east portion. Lows to- Home 45 'night 45 lo 55. Paris 53 45 ..j U.-sl nl Cmitinriilal Divide- London 55 41 Jcioudv wilh scattered showers Berlin........... 48 ..and thunders ii o w ers today- Amsterdam 50 ,19 through Thursday. Cooling Moscow 66 52 trend. Highs 65 to 75. Lows to- Slockholm ........59 36 ..j night m 40s. Highs Thursdav Tokyo 73 57 j 55 lo 65. Kinernment in- fihccd said, "to place the civil service in a (Misilion Ihal is comparable wilh the position o! people in organised labor, uhcre Ibey are not in a posliion where the cabinet can close that door down Ihe hall nnd determine Iheir .--alary .schedules are." The premier sniil legislation will be introduced within a lew days which Mould give the pub- lic service Ihe In plnre ils rase before an mdopomlpnl I YOUR IRRIGATE Are On Display In Our Showroom Now A M Irrigction Fitfings Rainbird Sprinklers O Alcan Irrigalion Tubing 9 Ford Pumping Units leaden in Ihe Irrigalidn Industry GENERAL FARM SUPPUE5 Irrigation and farm Equipment Div. Coutlt Highway, Lethbridge, Phono 320-1141 PIIOTECVION FOR KENNEDY Son. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. and a possible Democratic presidential candidalc, leaves Ihe Capilol Tuesday with several of hil conslitucnlj ond rncniljcrs of the seciol service. wm placed under the prolnclinn of tbn secret service hy President Nijnn nflrr Ala. Gou. Gnorn." Wnllnrr wn< sbol Mondny in l.ourol. Md. (AT Wirrphntn) OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TOIIAY roi.'HTKsv A.M'A All liiRlnvays in Ibe I.elli-i lli'-'lmaj I r n in Mai'raili bridge districl arc bare and lo Del llJmla ry- SiTiiiiilan fruin IliKhway 1 'I'rans Canada I uay 2 lo the llelly HIVIT I'.ruli'c iRlwny, bare, and dry. near Clenuoud Tlierc arc ]wr cent load-1 Secondarv mad livo from Inft re.slricllons on Ihc follow- liiglnviiys: IllRhway from K miles cast of tin-junction of j Ihc him lo Foremost and from one I Card'r h.i: mile sniilli of Foremost lo j fnmi an-hnll ID Manyberries. i uf 1. TOUTS OF KNTRY (Opr-liilii; anil Tlmrsi: Conlls SI hours; C'arway 7 a.m. lo in p.m.: Del linmia n a m In i; p Hoftsfyillr. Il.r II lie. Porllull llyhoris n a m in niidmthl. Clm-l Mountain q j.m hi ,i p m. ;