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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IFTHBRIDOE HEKAVD Weilntidny, May 24 I Municipalities to seek jSceding of crops bigger share of taxes TIGHT SECURITY FOR SEN. KENNEDY Secrel Service agenH maintain strict secur- -or Edward M. Kennedy. D.'Aass., on arrival at Boston's logon Airport TUBS- In led photo, agent scans Ihe tarmac prior lo joining two olher ogenll f-cm Ihe plane ahead of Kennedy. In right photo, a fourth agent moves Ker.neci, as they make their way down stairway lo a waiting car. The area plane hod been cleared of all ground crewmen until after Kennedys the area Agents are idenliried by small triangular lapel button. (AP Wirephoto) QUCBKr (f'Pi A commis- sion will IK; sr! to discos revenue sharing with Ihe pro- vincial and federal governments I ho n-siill of a volp Tuesday In dclecales to Ihe Canadian Federation ot Mayors of Munici- palities- A resolution calling on the federal and provincial govcrn- I ments lo give municipalities a sh-irn nf rpvpniin from personal and corporate income tax was adopted by the 620 delegates at- tending the week-long annual conference here. Plans call for M level con- ference to be held in Toronto in November. Municipalities want tax reve- whelming black opposition has crushed Britain's latest attempt to reach a settlement with Rho- desia'a Ian Smith but. the Brit- ish government still retains some remnant of hope that a compromise solution may de- velop in the months ahead. Appealing lo the wlu'le and black men of Rhodesia to find an acceptable compromise of their own. Foreign Secretary Sir Alec Douglas Home told Parlia- ment Tuesday that ''no door should be cioscd." Meanwhile economic s a n c- tions against Rhodesia will be maintained "until we can judge I whether or not an opportunity for a satisfactory settlement This decision was based on 'the Pearce commission report. field plans in prolrsl'miUros are being formed In which slated emphatically that fie armv nirjicuvn-s with! Winnipeg. Vancouver nnd Med-1 the majority of Rhodesian demonstrations at M e d t c i n e icine Hat, in addition to pos-, blacks rejected the Anglo-Rho- "Sensitive jjat anrj at sla-lsiblc groups in Calgary and desian setllement proposals have been ,jufy I Saskatoon, said a spokesman. The group opposes the chem- ical and biological testing con- ducted at. Suffield in addition to Ihe summer maneuvers. End Olson. MP for Medicine I Hat has been reported scoffing at concerns for grass In the Rhodesia's blacks oppose settlement LONDON (CP) Over-iment might be based. Sir Alee Suffield's ecological areas protected against army use had developed and approved those principles when he was Time minister in 1963. Asked in the Commons whether he would still adhere to hese principles in any Jurther >argaining, the foreign secre- tary said he would, though he reserved his views on the meth- ods that might be followed to determine whether any com- promise would be acceptable (o .he Rhodesian. people as a Douglas-Home said, thai on further reflection the majority of whites and blacks in Rhode- sia may decide "to choose the way of compromise and to work :ogether for orderly political Kv Mrl.VTYKl-; llrrahl ij'CKlaiiirr Bureau FTi.MONTON" eor'locical areas praecif-d against British army group mancKMivoi" al Suffield. ...i In dose mile.- r.nrthwrst of Medicine: flmj] sla- Hat. Environment. Minister ronvert Vurkci said Tuesday. R nationsl park- However. Ihe federal govern-. lVlolhcr protest group ment should have conducted j last' vear at- j public hearings before schedul- ing the military activities, he. suggested in an interview. A group calling ilself the Suf- Mr. (o h a v'c area a provincial park Yurko said was ns- He said the department of agriculture has developed Brasses five to 10 times more Uian natural grasses Students oppose sured by department of nation-' at sulfield. He said the federal al defence officials last fall that environment department will adequate steps were being scientists, independent c! taken to set aside a one-mile nle armv, on hand continually buffer zone along the Bo-.v tn survey Ihe effects the River and I wo areas within Iho training maneuvers have on the land. square miie site to pro- lect wildlife and other valuable habitat such as unique wind erosion geoligical formations. However. Mr. Yurko said he I would have pretcmxl lo see the federal government conduct a i f! 11 'public hearings before signing Ik .an agreement that will permit the British army lo operate tanks and oilier training activi- F.DMOXTOX (CP) The tira during the next 10 years. students' union at the Vniversi-j Public hearings, where Alber- ly of Alberta yesterday con-, tans would have been able to dcmned approval under the voice their opinions about mili- provincial Societies Acl ol 3 [ary use of land within the Loan sharks still under investigation OTTAWA fCP) The govern- Ku Klux Klan group- province, might have resulted Gerry" Hiskin, studenl's union in the protection of different president, said in the slaic-, portions ct the site. However mcnt that students "have react-: since the federal povemmenl money lenders who make exor- bilant-interesl loans to persons who promise their expected un- employment insurance cheques as collateral, the Commons was (old Tuesday. cd with alarm lo the ease al owns Ihe land, il is difficult for The lssuo'was which the Klan has received Ihe province lo tell federal au-1 Uiree mnntn5 ag0 and counter- approval for its application." Lhonlies what Lo do, he said. actjon promised. Mr. RUkin said the aims of' The provincial government pcrraull. parliamentary the Klan are clearly in opposi- has been invited lo have a rep- lo Manpower Minister Hon LO those of a democratic rcsemativc on hand lo see that society and that, the union op- habital is properly protected, reached last November. Premier Smith, head of the white-minority Rhodesian gov- ernment, had argued lhat inlim- idaiion of Africans by Africans van so widespread lhat the sampling of black opinion hy the Pearce commissioners rep- resented a distorted picture. The commission, headed by 71- year-old Lord Pearke. acknowl- edged there was some inlimida- both this was insufficient to influence the overwhelming verdict. CRITICIZES REPORT In Salisbury, Smith immedi- ately condemned the Pearce re- port, charging it with misrepre- sentation. He maintained there would be no more bargaining with Britain. His government would continue wilh ils existing policies uliich some British offi- cials fear may lead to hardened apartheid, or racial separation. On the black side, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, chairman of the African National Counc! ;said his supporters were jubi- lanl. The Pearcc commission staled in its report that the ma- jority of the five million black: with ruling no faith in Smith's word and did not believe he raised i w o u 1 d implement proposals investigating might one day give the blacks majority rule. Sampling of black opinion was one of Ihe demands ol Britain's "I devoutly hope so for (he sake of all soulhern Africa.1' nues shared three ways rather lhan on the presenl federal-pro- vincial basis. Delegates were to vole today on n Winnipeg resolution calling lor Ihe federation to sludy in co-operation with all levels of government and interesled par- lies efficient ways of solving in- dustrial disputes in "essential and delicate areas such as transports, communications, public Jieallh." SHOULD HAVE RIGHT Vancouver Mayor Tom Camp- bell, commenting on the Winni- peg resolution, said public serv- ice workers "should have the right to strike like every olher safety and public citizen. However, we can- Stanfield on tour of west OTTAWA fCP) Conserva- tive Leader Robert Stanfield left here Tuesday for a five-day Lour of the Prairie provinces. Plans for tile visil include stops at Regina, Saskatoon, Bat- tleford and Swift Current in Sas- katchewan, Medicine Hat in Al- berta and The Pas, Flin Flon and Thompson in Manitoba. He was to speak to a luncheon in Regina today before flying to Saskatoon where he will partici- pate in a television interview. On Thursday Mr. Stanfield will address a joint luncheon of the Rotary and Kinsmen clubs in North Battleford then fly to Medicine Hat to participate on an open-line radio show. Friday he arrives in Swift Current to meet local Conserva- tive party organizers and later not accept strikes by police, firemen or hospital workers, their services being essential." Premier Robert Bourassa told the Quebec national assembly that the federal-provincial-mu- nicipal conference, Ihe first in C a n a d a 's history, does not present any danger to Quebec's exclusive jurisdiction in munici pal affairs. Maurice Tessier, Quebec's municipal affairs minisler, sail the conference will be helc1 "wilh total provincial autonomy in mind concerning municipa mailers." No decisions would resul from the talks, he said, and fis cal problems would not be dis cussed. The conference voted Tuesday lo ask the provincial and fed eral governments lo distribute a portion of personal income lax lo the mnnicipalilies based on the taxpayers' place of resi- dence. Corporate income lax should be shared under an equalization formula taking into account re- gional differences in municipal evaluation. ELECTED PRESIDENT i Mayor Desmond C. Newman of Whitby, Ont., was elected federation president Tuesday, succeeding Mayor Marcel D'Amours of Hull, Quo. The federation's social devel- opment committee supported in principle the recommendations o! the special Senate committee behind last year CALGARY (CD Spring of crops on Algeria farms remains behind progress a year ngo, a result of drought in soiilh regions and excessive moisture in Ihe north, Ihe Al- berta Wheat Pool reported to- day. In Ils weekly crop report, Ihe Pool estimated thai slightly more than half the isr2 Alberta wheat crop was seeded, com- pared with about two-lhirds completed at this time last year. Coarse grains were about 25 per cent seeded and only about 10 per cent of the province's rapeseed crop was seeded. GOOD IN SOUTH In southern Alberta, however, seeding of wheat, oats and bar- ley was virtually complete. In the north, the Pool report said it was possible that some planned wheat acreages may be diverted to barley as a re- sult of cold weather this spring. Moisture levels in the south- ern halt of the province were considered below adequate (or crop requirements, except in the extreme southwestern cor- ner. The report said there may be some reductions received worn lhan an Inch of rain last week. Anticipated wheat acreages Ibis year were estimated at lie per cent of the 1371 crop, n slight decline from forecasts last week. Chile visit by Trudeau undecided OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Tniflcau has received an imitation to visit Chile, but has not yet replied. llr. Trudcau's office said Tuesday the invitation was ex- tended by President Salvador Alemle through Paul Martin, government leader in the Cana- dian Senate, when Mr. Martin in Chile this monlh. Mr. Martin.a former external affairs minister, represented Jso j Canada at the third United Na- ...__. __ ____ _____...... in I tions Trade and Development rapeseed acreages because of j Conference in the South Ameri- [ears of poor germination. Soil moisture In northern re- gions was considered ample for crop germination and early growth. Several districts had I can country. A spokesman said Mr. Tru- deau was "delighted" to get the invitation but has not yet re- plied to it. in the day flies to The Pas and Flin Flon to meet end talk with Bryce Mackascy. said once that legislation lo end the five principles on which a settle- fore returning to Ottawa. local citizens. Arriving in Thompson Satur- day, Mr. Slanfield will hold a news conference and attend an open-air reception. In Ihe after- noon he will fly to Winnipeg be- poses discrimination on the .said Ihe minister, liul has not, practice may result basis of race, color or creed. yet chosen anyone Lo go. HQ v.-as speaking in answer lo The Klan opposes, ofLen hy means of violence or intimida- T.VXK.S AHltlVK Tanks and oilier materials adjournment-debate complaints hy Doug Rowland Stolen calves dangerous lion, desegregation of any already started to arrive kirk) who said the government U is best known for ils anti- for six-week Lraining stints i has known about the situation black cross burning incidents scheduled lo get underway! since February but has made in the southern United States, nexl monlh. only minor changes in regula- The lasl Prairie province' The Suffield Coalilion prolesl Lions lo discourage Ihe loan- "S, s h o r t e r m loans reported Tuesday herd of! foreman plrins be fcparaleri IfC'K It disbanded within a few of natural grassland remaining marie by legal but unscrupulous cross-bred calves stolen from for human consumption EDMONTON (CP RCMP the animals dangerous if butch- Weaihcr and road report SUNRISE Tlll'fl.SnAV SL'NSET Lellibrtdgc Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary...... 62 Victoria .02 on poverty. It crilicized the federal gov. j Penticlon ernmnnt for Ihe lack of import- Prince George ance it. paid in the last speech i Kamloops from the throne lo the commit-; tee's recommendations. Vancouver However, the Senate commit-1 Saskatoon 55 57 37 61 57 63 1, Trr. 30 32 41 47 41 39 34 41 lee was crilicized in the ledera- negina.........71 85 tion report for spending too i much time and .space describing i the problems instead of suggest- j loromo ing detailed solutions. I Ottawa A guaranteed annual income i Montreal for all Canadians was recom-1 St. John's mended by the Senate commit-] Halifax tee as well as improved social Charloltelown services and the establishment Fredcriclon of a research council lo Chicago gate public programs for social New York and human development Miami FINDS FAULT Los Angeles "A guaranteed annual income rjas Vegas will not reduce the suffering of I Phoenix the poor if their milieu and: Honolulu housing remain unhealthy." theifjomc federation commillce report paris said. "After doing research on London the subject, the special commit- j Berlin tee should have spcnl time formulaLing much practical solutions." 4.1 28 47 43 36 35 62 110 50 B7 58 05 53 32 44 75 37 87 44 71 GO SO 55 90 76 92 84 79 64. 47 70 .07 73 59 FORECAST: Lellilirirlgc-Mcdlcliir' Hal Today: Allrmonn finii even- ing fJirnvcrs, A few IhiinnYr. showers. Higlis 5fl-n5. 40-lri, Thursday: Cloudy with a few showers. Highs near liO. Calgary Today: Afternoon and evening showers. A few thundcrshowers. Highs BO no. Lows near 45. Thursday: Cloudy with chowers. Highs 55- j BO. Columbia Kootcnay To- day': Mainly cloudy with show- crs over northern sections. Cloudy with a few sunny pcri- I ocls becoming cloudy with showers by noon over southern half. Hiplis today 60 to 65- Lows tonight near 40. Thurs- day: Mainly sunny escepl for cloudiness and isolated showers near ridges during Ihe aflei'- noon. Higlii, Thursday 65 lo 70. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scat- lered showers today. Showers and scattered thunderstorms lale this afternoon and lonighl and again Thursday. No impor- tant temperature c h a n g es. Highs today and Thursday 60s west 70 lo 75 cast. Lows tonight 40s. West of Conlincnlal Divide Increasing showers today with a few thunderstorms late ttiis afternoon. Showers tonight. Partly cloudy with a few show- ers in the mountains Thursday. Xorth America. Protest com- lenders sometimes cost unem-! ,1 pasture northwesf of Edmon- An RCMP spokesman said eight lo 14 Hereford-Charolais ROYAL BANK Careers in SCOPE FOR INDIVIDUAl AND AflVANCFMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR FURTHER SALARY FULLY COMMENSURATl WITH QUAUFICAT10NS AND EXPERIENCE ATTV.CTIV! F.MMG' BENulT PROGRAMS didates r.n.'hc Irainin-j supplemented by r I rty M b'nnrhes ihrnugHout AlbrriT ?ubsequr it openings will occur in a widr; variety o( we would be pleased to discuss with in- terestr-d applicants. Promotion ij n-.erll and opportunities for DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS r. K. w, ,-.M.T P O. Bag Server, 2534 Calrjnry 2, Alberln Telephone. ployed borrowers rales of inter-1 !on recently were or Sahirday 'from csl m excess of 1 ,000-per-cent a j ear. A typical Iransnetion, he said. involved an S80 loan made on a S100 unemployment insurance cneque. The borrower had to have his cheque delivered di- rectly lo the lender and was paid only uniil it arrived. a vaccine making calves were stolen last Friday a farmer's Parks director goes to Ollawa C-M.GABV (CPi Ron F M.ilis. uvslern region direclor McGovern heads for showdown pasture, in the triel, 100 miles Edmonton They had been treated Wildwood dis- northwest with PORTLAND, Ore. I'AP) Senator George, McGovom, an overwhelming vir-ior in the of the national and historic rthode Island and Oregon Demo- a Iriple-bactcria vaccine and three vilamins. making the meal dangerous to human con- j sumption. Police issued the warning lo persons buying hecf of uncer- tain origin and to any respon- sible for Ihe theft. Kffeels of the vaccine dis- sipate before normal market- ing ages. Veterinary checks also are made to ensure that such subslanccs are not pres- M 63 72 so BO 52 52 mnre Amsterdam.....77 54 morc j Moscow........ 75 LiLllc temperature c h a n ge. I Stockholm.......59 46 j Highs bolh days 55 lo 65. Lows The report said the biggest Tokyo..........72 55 .1 35 to 45. question about guaranteed an- nual income is whclher the Ca-; nadian taxpayer is ready to pay higher taxes to finance il or i whether funds will have to be; found by cutting expenses in: other areas. H recommended income-secu- from dislrihulion of social services which should be administered al Ihe local level. In oilier resolutions passed Tuesday, tlic conference asked the federal government to cs- lahlish pcrmauenl regional of- fices to improve dislribution of parks branch, has been pointed jissiAlaiit nirc-clor primaries, heads south today to hallle Senator Hubert j Humphrey in California's June fi in i cut when beef animals are Mr Mails western direclnr in and will showdown, replace I'eler l.esaux who has Mellovern takes the momen Ihe ol Hie turn he souKht. and he says lhal Indian and K.skimo economic (..m delegates, he might be able j ?0.000-m In lAvan up the DciymcrMie. union bfclnm I highly volalilr xlalr. i I J'nrlhiil I! I Wildhor.sr, one t'ai d.'.lnn, lo u> nl' 1. in" (loulls 0 p.m.: r.miila f) a.m, In n p.m p.m Kini! "ale, P.r '.'1 hniit-. II a in lo .S p.m, Mnuiilaill i Inse.l. ;