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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thuntloy, May 18, Deportation means ilealh Cor Vietnamese dcscvler Flood forecasting -Mr AY Pipeline '.Approved V.VsC'OUVF.R (CI'I Tuan Vu. a Smilli Vietnamese navy deserter is abouL lo deported from Canada. Tire ultimate result, lie says, will be his death. Yu tin1; been and work- ing in Canada since October, 1'JTO, afU'r lie left an American- South Vietnamese reciprocal [raining program in San Fran- cisco fb was ordered depcrted be- cause lie dill nut ha'.e valid passporl ur visa, lie is free on bail, bill an appeal was rejected by Hie immigration a p p e a J board last montli. half-owner ol a ics, now i flower shop i docs not waul lo leave Yancuu- e said in an inter- OFFICE FURNITURE LETHBR1DGE POST OFFICE BOX 938 IETHBSIDGE, ALBERTA towel Level Scvcnlh Slrrcl Shopping Mall PHONE (4031 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOY5 Squealty Chair? We Repair! Lethbridge Office Furnirure Limited CAI.dAKY a'l'l A flood forecasling team has been is- lablishcd along Hie Kirer which c-uiild provide Calvary a flood alcrl. service, organized by llw branch of tho federal ciiviromnenl dcparl- nienl. is believed the lirst in VVe-'.n-n Tr.o in- cludes a nalional park warden at. Lake Louise and .T caUle- nian west ol HiRh River, j II s I south of Calgary. Essential elements arc 20 N [linv nicasiireinenl slalions on the Bo1.'.' ils Irib''ie1-' a compulcr to analyze the data. CHANCES SLIM Despite Ihe bupe ainounl of snow still lying in Ihe molin- lains, chances of flooding this year arc slim unless there is heavy spring rain in the fool- bills area, says head Ncmanishen of Calpary. Historically, major floods in Calgary, such as Ihose in 1807, 1329 and 1932, were caused by up In five inches of rain In Ihe foothills southwest of Calgary. Tin: liow starts northwest of f.ake Louise and runs through the centre of Calvary, ending cast, of Taber in the S o u I h Saskatchewan River. %-u 'old.x K_ Z'J B.C. as gas firm inspeclur EDMONTON (CP) An el- derly woman was robbed of 10 by a man posing as a gas company representative. It was about Ihe KUh such robbery in several weeks. Evelyn .Burk, 78, said the man told her that her gas bill was higher than Purmal and that he would have to check her furnace and thermostat. N.W.T. n I Man. A jpJTv Ont. PIPELINE APPROVED Unilod States interior secre- lary Rogers Morion announced in Washington that he has decided )o approve construction of the controversial trans-Alaska pipeline, indicated by solid line, rejecting a proposed alternative Canadian roule, indicated by the broken line. The Canadian government and Canadian en- vironmenjalists have opposed the trans-Alaska pipeline proposal because of fears of pollution of the B.C. coasl by tankers lhal would carry Ihe oil from Alaska to the U.S. mainland (dolled (CP Wirepholo) U.S. not alarmed over Red ships WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. defence department ac- knowledged Wednesday reports that Soviet naval vessels have been sighted near Vietnamese waters but expressed no con- cern over the possibility that the Russians may be planning to interfere with the United Stales mining of North Vietnam- ese ports. Jerry W. Freidhcim, a Penta- gon spokesman, declined to pro- vide details, saying only that "we wouldn't be surprised" il Soviet warships are in the South China Sea. Since the mining op- eration last week, the Pentagon has turned back all questions regarding Soviet naval move- ments. However, it was learned Tues- day from other military sources that a Kresta class cruiser and three destroyers had dropped anchor about 200 miles east of the South Viet- namese coast after steaming from the SeR of Japan. The Good Meet Zip. The lowest priced Polaroid Land camera we've ever offered. Only Big x 33s' pictures that develop right in your hand in just 30 seconds. Built-in flash. And Zip uses only our inexpensive black-and-white (easy square pack film. So you never stop saving. And if you want to save in color, there's our new Square Shooter 2. Electric eye. Electronic shutter. Built-in flash for 4-shot flashcubes. And it uses our square color film so you can save up to on the in- stant color pictures you lake. 60-second color pictures for about the same price as pictures you wait days to get from the film factory. Zip and Square Shooter 2.The Good Time Cameras from Polaroid. Who said you couldn't afford the fun of instant pictures? Zip. Our newSO-second black-and-white camera, Square Shooter 2. Our new 60-second color camera. A .second Soviet naval flotilla in.'ido up of two destroyers, an oil tanker and a deisel-powered submarine armed with four missile launchers was reported anchored off the Paracel Is- lands near HID South China coast. The United Slates has about BO warships operaling off Viet- nam and Pentagon officials do not consider a small Soviet naval force lo present a chal- lenge. EDMONTON leg- islature Wednesday gave sec- ond reading, approval in prin- ciple, to Ihe Alberta Bill o[ Rights, the first piece of legis- i lalicii introduced by the prov- incc'.s new Progressive Conser- vaiivc government. Tin: bill, which will guarantee basic human rights and i fundamental freedoms, now will r c m i n on the order paper while the government receives submissions during the sum- mer recess. II will come up for final approval at the legis- laliirc's fall silling. i Premier Peter Lougheed said i the bill will restrain Ihe legis- lature from passing laws that infringe on a person's right to liberty, security, enjoyment of properly, cquaiily before t h a law snd freedom of religion, speech, assembly and the press. 1'JIiST J'JIIOIUTV 11 was the government's "first prinrily." Mr, Lougheed I sLiid. because "il is time for llio government to show it un- derslands Ihe importance of the individual and the need for restraint." lie expressed the hope that Die fix fundamental freedoms in Ihe Alberta bill will eventu- j ally find their way into a Cana- dinn constitution. 1 The bill of rights will apply lo all municipal bylaws, and the premier said he will seek [he rcaclion of municipal lead- j ers during the. summer. i Basically, (lie premier said, the bill is for the proteclion of the perron Ihe government sel- dom hears from "the persoD who doesn't know how to pre- sent a petition, to arrange a dcmonrlralion the non- complaining, quiet individuals who pay much more attention lo duly and responsibility." COMPANION The legislature Wednes day also began second reading of the No. 2 bill on the order paper Ihe Individual Rights Prntecliun Acl. net, designed lo protect individuals from discriminatory ads and practices of other per- sons, is a companion to the bill of rights. I It would create an Alberta 1 Unman Rights Commission to j function primarily in the area of public education. Although extensive enforce- mcnt provisions exist, Ron Chiller Buffalo) said in submitting the bill for second reading, Ihe emphasis will be on negotiation. Enforcement would he used "cnly as a last resort." Eolh Ihe bill of rigbls and the rights protection act would over-ride and render in- orcr.'live any other provincial law thai 'purports to aulhor- r-'e or rcmiire the doing of any- thing'1 prohbitcd by the new 'cpislalum After the act is given second spreading, il will also be held over Hie Minmicr recess lo al- low for submissions to the gov- j eminent. Mr. Gbiltcr said legislation is effective in reducing prejudice and discrimination. Laws indirectly affected alli- I u d e s and opinions berauso tended lo adapt their views lo prevailing laws and mores. "Law in society is a formid- able means to end group dis- crimination." Mr. Chiller said the acl is unique in Canada in that il. binds government and its agen- cies to Ihe probations it con. tains, lir.t "Polaroid" is a reoiMrrrrl UiVJmi.irKol IV .S'AVK TlfiMIl ROMI'l (AP) India ap- pealed Tue.sday for interna- tional help to savi' man-cat- iiift lin.r from tiger killir.; man. An Indian government of- ficial Ihe forestry commis- sion of Ihe I'niled Nations Irood and Organization I hat his country is down lo its lasl li'.'ors. India already lias banned M I! c r hunting for Ihe five years. ;