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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 News in brief Plumptre 'plays politics9 OTTAWA -TheCana- dian Association of Social Workers Friday charged the federal food prices review board of withholding reports that could benefit the country's low income and poor It would appear that this is an attempt by Mrs Plumptre s board to polities' and not release information which could be of benefit to Canada's low in- come and poor Anthony J CASW executive said in a release Board secretary Tony Campbell said that a report on inflation and the cost of food tor the poor had been studied and would be released to the public soon CBC producers return MONTREAL Jacques Thibodeau president of the Radio Producers said Fridaj night association members have agreed to return to work at the CBC immediately Seventy ladio producers have been off the job for 11 days seeking clarification of their role in formulating programming and of their jurisdiction over program employees Mr Thibodeau said the pro- ducers 'refused all conditions set down by the corporation The only conditions are that there will be no reprisals taken against either individuals or the association Judge wants donor list WASHINGTON Li S District Judge George Fart said Friday that he not President will decide whether lists of Nixon campaign donors considered for federal jobs will be turned over to the special pros- ecutor Judge Hart cited as piecedent the decision of Judge John Sirica who took possession of some of the White House tapes to decide by himself whether they were relevant to special prosecutor Leon Jaworski's in- vestigation Fair trade bill delayed JASPER Uta trade practice legislation anticipated for Alberta for the fall session of the legislature be held back following a meeting of provincial consumer affairs ministers Bob Dow ling Alberta consumer alfairs minister said He said the conference had proven useful in exchanging ideas and Alberta will want to look at fair trade practices legislation in Ontario and British Columbia before putting the finishing touches on its own which might not reach the legislature now until spring mileage' brings fine EDMONTON Waterloo Mercury Sales Ltd was fined S400 Friday after it pleaded guilty in provincial Beth Johnson Says Adults need even up to ten limes the amount gen erally accepted as sate The balance between calcium and phosphorus 1 5 to 1 respect ively highly recommended lor optimum absorption is found m milk When you consider that we absorb only pf our dietary calcium you begin to in derstand why so many people pasi middle life suffer from osteoporosis Adult bones are not static but like any other body tissue bonecells are con- stantly changing Once the skeleton is fromed the calcium will be reabsorbed by the blood unless dietary calcium is suf ficient for other body needs At least of body calcium rrust be in the blood stream re- quired as it is for contraction of heart muscles and all other muscles Nerve stimulation requires calcium There no way thai the many beverages consumed by adults such as cof fee and cola drinks can take the place of milk in the diet Drink them in addition to milk if you must but by all means keep youi system supplied with the very essential mineral cal cium Because of weight prob lems there may be some using reconstituted or da ry skim milk Calcium is absorbed only in the presence of vitamin D Be a label reader being sure that the skim milk solids you buy are enriched with both vita- mins D and A Reference Heinz Handbook of Nutrition Courtesy the Lethbridge Milk Foundation court to turning back an odometer The company had previously been fined in district court on two fraud charges connected with turning back odometers Fndav s charge was laid under the highway traffic act Flood aid GENEVA The League of Red Cross Societies appealed today for 223 tons of milk powder and medicaments for an eight- week program for children and nursing mothers hit by floods in Brazil Released 111 Four guards held hostage for more than six hours by prisoners at Menard state penitentiary have been released unharmed BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL KITCHEN NOOK SEE AD ON PAGE 21 Carnage A man injured by a terr- orist bomb which exploded on Nassau Street in is taken by stretcher to an ambu- lance a fire- man assists an elderly The lady had her legs badly shat- tered in the car-bomb ex- plosions which killed 28 and injured over 100 Story Page 1 East flood cost continues swell By The CANADIAN PRESS Only roofs poked through floodwaters inundating some parts of Que 80 miles north of and civic authorities said Friday night the water level was rising one inch an hour Mamwaki mayor Louis- Phillipe Larocque said that despite statements from Hydro-Quebec that water level0 had stabilized at the Mercier dam upnver from Mamwaki the flood waters were not receding No fatalities were reported in the city of 10 but Mr Larocque said almost people have left their homes for higher ground The mayor and police spokesmen declined to make any estimate of the damage but it has been reported it will run into the millions Health authorities said there is a possibility of a disease outbreak because of the floods One of the first things that will happen will be the increasing incidence of Dr Claude Mamwaki health service co- ordinator said Dr Launault added that if residents failed to boil water before they would risk getting infectious diseases is when the possibility of a typhoid epidemic is the he said The Grand River raged un- controlled through COME FIND US SALEl Bring this Ad with you for these valuable Savings THIS IS A ONE TIME ONLY OFFER LIMITED TO COLOR FILM AND THESE SIZES 12Glnstamatic 135 mm 127 mm 620 mm 120 mm 12 Exposures................. 2.99 20 Exposures................. 4.99 36 Exposures................. 7.99 Salt 7 Days Onlyl May 18 to May 25 KWIKKOLOR DAY SERVICE ON YOUR COLOR THIS SPECIAL ONLY AT COLLEGE MALL OEPOTI southwestern Ontario cutting a twisting swath of destruction that left hundreds temporarily homeless and officials assessing the rums Torrential rams Thursday night swelled the river and brimmed its banks in a zig- zagging course from Kitchener to its Lake Erie mouth at Port Maitland By the time the flooding crested at in Brant the water level had swept up to 17 about 15 feet above normal for this time of year It was about the same at about eight miles and there were two other centres for the river to pass through before it reached its mouth Hardest hit was the city of Cambridge where most of the downtown area was flooded boats and construction vehicles were pressed into service to take scores of people to safety Flood Page 1. Wardair HQ rejected WINNIPEG Premier Ed Schrever said Friday the Manitoba government won't accept the headquarters of Wardan in Winnipeg in exchange for acquiescing to the new Air Canada Boeing overhaul base being built in Montreal Asked in the legislature by Steve Patrick whether the province had been approached by the federal government with that Mr Schrever said he believed some meetings had been held with the provincial department of industry and commerce on the matter But the premier said he wanted to make it clear the piovmce wouldn't think of substituting the Wardair headquarters for the Air Canada base CLC government widens membership VANCOUVER Canadian Labor Congress governing body has been changed to give more representation to public service women and the young The final day of the CLC biennial convention Friday saw a demonstration of unity and thanks to the old leadership which smoothed over the internal conflicts that had rocked the congress earlier this week Although 26 of the old 30- member executive council still are on the congress s guiding body and labor veteran Joe Morris is three of the top four permanent elective positions are held by new leaders who were backed by a movement for reform They are vice-president Shirley a public employee and the first women to be elected to one of top four Julien a leader of the United Paperworkers' International Union which recently voted to cut its formal ties with its U S and secretary-treasurer Donald president of the Metropolitan Toronto Labor Council Also as a vice- was John Fryer general secretary of the British Columbia Government Employees Union The convention also saw delegates approve steps toward a greater measure of autonomy for Canadian sections of international unions and vote for a move for more power to the Quebec Workers scarce EDMONTON Alberta doesn t have enough men and women available to take advantage of present and future job opportunities in the province Manpower Minister Bert Hohol said Friday in the legislature Replying to Opposition Leader Bob Clark on training for workers for a proposed petrochemical industry Dr Hohol said problem is that we don't seem to have the numbers of men and women who are present to take advantage of the opportunities think that is pretty evident in many areas of our economy and our society saidDr Hohol fact while we talk about the thousands of our jobs that will be available in new projects you can walk down any street in any town and talk to employers who are looking for workers who aren t available Federation of Labor over union financing and labor council services Chief among the changes to- ward national autonomy is a recommendation that the con- gress executive suspend affil- iated unions that do not comply with minimum standards of autonomy On the last day of the con- delegates voted to send to the executive council a resolution from CUPE that would declare a moratorium on admissions of provincial government employee groups until a national umbrella organization is established by provincial affiliates from B C Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island A fight over affiliation rights of provincial government employees between CUPE and the congress has gone on for with CUPE claiming exclusive jurisdiction and the congress countering that affiliates should be admitted as individual organizations Guerilla war ceasefire seen LISBON Portu- gal s new rulers have won their first major break- through towards ending 13 years of guerrilla war in its three African territories Dr Mario Socialist foreign minister in the broadly-based returned here Friday night from the Senegalese capital of Dakar and announced that ceasefire talks will open in London next Saturday with the guerrillas fighting in Portuguese Guinea Portuguese which African nationalists call Guinea is the smallest and poorest of Portugal s African territories It is on the western bulge of Africa Successful negotiations on its future might create a precedent for ending the guerrilla wars in two other bigger and wealthier Portugal s African territories These are Mozambique on the east coast bordering South Af nca and Rhodesia and on the other side of the conti- nent bordering with Zaire and Southwest Africa A communique issued late Friday bv the coalition cabinet in Lisbon hailed the forthcoming London talks The new minister for the overseas territories Dr An- tonio de Almeida brought the issue of Portugal s African territories more into the open than ever at a news conference here Friday night The wars in Angola and Portuguese Guinea have been waged against the wishes of the Portuguese people and have sunk to the level of national socio-political suicide he said in a prepared statement MP to run CALGARY ICPI Incumbent Calgary North Progressive Conservative MP Eldon Woolliams will run again in that riding a nomination meeting Friday decided Farran explains ACT needs staff EDMONTON Telephones Minister Roy Farran said Friday Alberta Government Telephones has hired 68 additional staff in Calgary because of plant expansion and the refusal of telephone workers to work overtime Mr Farran denied a suggestion by Opposition Leader Bob Clark that the workers were hired on an emergency basis because of the overtime ban by workers who are preparing to vote on a conciliation board's contract award The minister said the worker's insistence on working only voluntary overtime and the expanding plant required the addition of a permanent staff on a permanent basis He declined to say whether ACT would accept the conciliation board award or whether the company was planning a public statement before workers vote May 29 Mr Farran said such comments would interfere with the collective bargaining process West radio time costs to natives 'shocking' WINNIPEG The vice chairman of the Canadian Radio Television Commission complained Friday that some radio stations in Western Canada are charging high rates to native groups for access to the airways Harry Boyle described the practices and added 'We had cases of this which I consider an absolute disgrace Mr Boyle made the comments without elaboration during a CRTC hearing on an application by Casimir G Stanczykowski of Montreal for a licence to operate a multi lingual AM radio station in Winnipeg The Montreal broadcaster had told the commission he has no immediate plans for native language broadcasting In response to questions on this however he promised to provide time free of charge for a program by native people The licence application has the support of a number of ethnic organizations in spokesmen for some of these groups argued Friday that ethnic programming in Manitoba has been largely shunted off FM radio stations not received by many local residents Dr Isador Hlynka of the Ukrainian Canadian for said a multi-lingual AM station is a natural requirement for Winnipeg he about one half of the population is of either French or English origin On the other hand officials of Southern Manitoba Broadcasting Co Ltd which offers some ethnic programs on radio station CFAM in Altona asked the commission to defer a decision on the application Company president W E Kroeker said the proposed station could cause hardships to existing including CFAM because it would compete for advertising revenue He said the new station itself could also face problems in obtaining its own advertising accounts Any multi lingual station in Winnipeg should be locally owned and controlled and should provide more programming in Ukrainian and native languages than proposed by Mr he said CRTC officials have given no precise indication of when a decision on the licence application may be made Evidence leaks called violation of justice WASHINGTON Leaks of secret House of Representatives judiciary committee evidence violate the most basic sense of fair- ness and White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says members of the committee and staff have practised neither nor nor due and the result is that the country is being se- in a calculated about the Ziegler said Friday in a tele- phone interview speaking from Key Fla commented after leaks this week of the first two tapes the committee heard in its inquiry into the possible impeachment of President Nixon parcelling out of information from the committee's supposedly private sessions has violated not only the committee's own but the most basic sense of fairness and the presidential press secretary said Ziegler joined White House lawyer James St Clair in sug- gesting the committee open its hearings that this calculated and piecemeal parcelling out of information can be assessed by the country After four days of Chairman Peter Rodino N J seems determined to keep them at least through next week ;