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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Communist party brief heard at oil hearings IJj (.UKf, MClNTVKi: Herald U'tfislaliirr I-JDMONTON Thii Coin- muni.st Parly of Canada came and went, cau.sinL; nary a rip- ple in the bmine.ssmen's hincli- eon atmosphere of Ihc provin- cial oil revenue heariiiRs run- ning all this week al Lhe legis- lature. Tlic of foci of llic revolution- ary party brief on the assem- bly was actually sootliing. a fact that didn't particuLarily please Hie man who presented Tnomi. lhc 30 year- old Albcila-born secretary of lite parly. Aflenvards. Mi. Tuonii said I hat Ihc Communists 5-10 i Mronf- in Alberta propose. j revolution, 'yes, but by parlia- mentary means.1 The public and the press gal- lon' filled with many busi- nc.ss p igfi newspaper reporters and for publi- cations such as Time, over just for the hearings craned their necks lo get a good look at this curious phenomenon, ex- TAKES THE STAND Enlerloiner Sammy D c: v i'., J r p u f I c n a c i g a r e 11 e duiing testimony b e f ora die U.S. House Selecl Committee on Crime. The congres- sional gvcup is probing alleged Mafia conneclions al horse racing irccks. Fastest Mian-made object speeds Emvanl Jupiter NOl'STON" 'Knurr The "Pioneer lfl bound for .Tupiirr the. nrhil of Inday and entered space kifnrr> by man. r'-rr rinu-p. u look only 12 wmk- In rovn- Ihr fiv-t 12-) mil- lion miles of its flJU-miUion mile fliphi path lo -Jupiter A.S il crossed the orbit of Mars, p i o n r- c r at a straight-lino distance of 5n mil- lion miles from earth. A similar journey last year took the Mariner 1 ypace- j craft almost ?ix months. In about five weeks. Pioneer will enter a region called the asteroid most danger- ous phase of ils mission. The bell, million miles wide, j consist? of whirling sonic as hie a houses, thoucht to be ih.e debris of a planet that once nrhiicd between Mars and Jupi- ter. Pmnccr will take about seven nionlhs In the bell. Sei- >ay (hey are confident il can survive unscathed. Tlien it will hurtle on nnd swing around Jupiter, a planet l.OCn times bigger than the earth which may contain life forms and has it.s own energy source. Finally, the tiny space- craft will head out into interpla- netary space, (he first man- made object to escape our solar SJStlMll. Space officials hope it will still be sending hack data when it passes the orbit of Uranus, some two billion miles from the sun. in about 7': >ears lime. 520 7ih ST. 5. W. J. GAMBLE PASTOR SPECIAL EVANGELISTIC SERVICES WITH THE PROVINCIALS TRIO HEAR Joyful Singing WITNESS Tho gifts of Ihc Holy in opcrulion EXPERIENCE Tile restoring power of God in your life For The Sick Upon Request Tcnigiil tint! Sot. at 8 Sunday 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. S A LI S H TRY Illculcr! Leaders cf Rhodesia's black majority have extended Hie hand of friendship lo lhc coun- try's governing whiles with an offer lo work with them lo solve the con- stitutional dispute with Britain. YVilh hopes ot an immediate soluLion dashed by the Pearce commission's "Xo1' report, Ihe anli-selllement African National Council's president, Bishop Abel Muzorcn-a, said yesterday his organization would eall a nu- lioiinl convention lo cnahh' Rho- desjans of all walks of life lo ''reason together." ''The thinking by some people thai we can live in'lepondenl of eac-h other, or separate from each other, ,-ind slill remain a nation, is an he lold a news conference at Ihr subur- ban Higllficld African suburb The bishop rejected sugges- tions by British Foreign Score- lary Sir Alec Douglas-Home that Rhodesia's live million blacks should tlu'nk again about the rejected settlement, propos als. hut said Ihe calling of a convention was "in complete harmony" Douglas-Home's plea for Rhodesians lo work lo- gelher for orderly political change. The bishop is a member of the United Melhodist Church and the AXC is the major Afri- can political organization in Rhodesia. LACK OFFICIAl, CO.MMt'VT So far there has been no offi- cial comment on Lhe bishop's proposed national convention but a ruling PJiodesiail Front member of Parliament said Lhat lie believed Africans had been tricked "by some thoroughly un- scrupulous self-seekers'' during the recent lest of acceptability on the sctlleme.nl proposals. Andre. Holland, member of parliament for Salisbury north, lold a meeting of ents that Hit sell lenient terms agreed upon by Ihe Iwn govern- ment had called for some S'JG 1 million lo be spent on African development and education. "If we can believe a word of i what Lord Pearce (head of the commission) says, we are to un- derstand that Ihe Africans of n li o tl e s i a have turned this i down. WE are lold that this has been done on the advice of a mixed bunch ranging from bish- ops of some very odd churches to African nationalists." get-well w CALGARY (CPi Miiuielta Charbonneau, a book keeper stayed home with the flu Wednesday, got a S50.000 get- wcll card from Canada's first hospital sweepslakes. When informed by telephone she had taken the lop prize she told Ihe caller "I wish it was true." Only after assurance that a cheque had already been drawn up did -Miss Charbon- neau decide it was not a sales j gimmick. ''When lire officials phoned and lold me I won. I thought it was someone playing a joke, "I really couldn't believe il." Lisa Vallie cf Hasper, Alta., iron (he second prize and C E. IBrandenberg of Ed- monton won third prize of ST.OOO. Chaii-man Wiliam Hawrelak nf the Slirine-Lion Sweepstakes Association of Alberta said the venture raised S2IG.OOO with 530.000 going m provincial laxcs. W6.OT) lo crippled chil- dren's hospitals and (o participating organizations lor use in local charities. .Torlu red Canadian women jailed by Brazil comi Put your Castle on Wheels. Triple-E. Rl'i DE -'AMiinO (APi A Canadian woman, paid she was tortured with an "electric and her Spanish hus- band have been sentenced lo jail terms by a Brazilian mili- tary court which convicted Ilicm of subversive activities. Jose Maria Hin.s was sentenced tn three years in jail and his wife, Hie former Tanya j Charters. 2fi. of Vancouver, lo i one year after a court session j which ended Wednesday night. i Both had lestificd earlier that Brazilian authorities tortured them in prison. Mrs. Chao once said interrogators tlircw a live alligator in her fell. The court round HIP pecLing Mimpcnu Mild-eyed In heard and sandals, proposing Die violcnf ovcrlliroiv of the1 Lougheed administration. Instead they saw Mr. Tuoml, grcj-haired ami bespectacled, speaking in rational aiiicnlalc tones and ditsscd JLI ctnivcnlioii- al business garb. The brief Air. Tuonii sum- marized for the hearing con- tained no hints of espionage, II called for the removal of the ceiling on oil royalties paid the move Ihe Conservatives have already initialed with a bill removing the royally toiling from future leases with resource compan- ies abandonment of money incentives to new drilling and closer contact with the organ- ization of petroleum exporting countries. The most radical recommcn- elation v.as for a flat SI per barrel royally on oil produc- i tion equal lo about three limes the current, levy to relieve Ihe 'crisis' short-money situation fa-jed by Alberta municipalities. 'I felt I was speaking to an empty room I started.' sajrl the Communist official, 'but interest seemed to pick up as I along The Communist brief argued Lhat the oil boom its major promise of new discov- eries is over in Alberta a fact slated by most other briefs -is uell and there should elimination of in- centives to exploration, leaving the coniinually increas i n g demand for oil to stimulate production. SKILLED DEBATOR The slrongest rame from Gordon Taylor, l.he pkillexl fj'cJialor former S o c r c d rjibincl minister, v. as sure Ilicrc wa.s behind the Communist position that wasn't coming through. Aren't you really saying 'raise the levy on the industry so high that companies will go broke and the state -will have lo lake them Mr. Taylor I demanded. j Xo. Mr. Tuomi replied, 1 slightly confused by the ex. trome suggestion. As long as private industry is doing the job adequately, lei it continue, he said. Gov- ernment should get involved in i creating jobs the line taken j by the Conservatives. Lhe So- creds and the NDP when at a loss for anything more con- crete to say in favor of their various positions. LOUGHEED LEAVES PremJer Lougheed walked out at the start of Mr. Tuomi's presentation. lie returned lo take a verbal blow on the chin from a far more radical stand in Ihe following hriof, by Ihr Calgary branch of the N c w j Democratic Party which called! on Ihe government to tnkc n firmer hand wilh I lie petroleum j industry. I Rorn ouLside Tirimonlon In a small centre 'in oil j -Mr. Tuomi said he joined the j Communist Parly in lie- j cause of an att'raclion lo Uic i pr'fnciplcs of socialism mid is now Ihr only full lime slaff i rcpiTsenlslive of HIR party in Albcrln. L'nlikr Ihc NDP whn Ijolievc in reform, he said Communal Party memlrers in Canada Iw- licvc in socialism with change within the parliamentary sys- Icm of government. I 'I tried to suggest some of tho.se typos of changes in the j he said. i dff'T ;i full r.iimn nf nltrnclivclv priced Inull Irriud Iriiilcrs from In li plu r'i ni'jlil fnni r. .M! IMV Diir.-i-M.- PCNDEROSA AUTO S TRAILER SALES LTD. 20lh Si find ;lnl Avr. S I'lmiin i oiviiiu iwn Brazilians puilty Of be- lo Ihr so-called ''red clccwcsl ndor Brazil's tough milila-n1- on tiovcrnmor.l, only militnr> tribunals can Iry persons on approval TOROXTO fCf'i ol "emJ.'jjjgcrijig 'Aff> The is the1 cleanest cily in coininercc commiHce America, a United SUiles YEAKS approved by a vole a velopcr and president couple was arrest ed (o c.Hlnblish a nalioiial no- KorLli American Chao has been in jail car insurance program. of awaking trial, but bill passed yesterday re- Roy Prfichman of was released an ir.f-.urancc company tn Arix, said in an April, iflTl. .Mrs. claims of il> policy Toronto ha.s duvelonefl livos in Trail. wilhin limil.s. a area "in .T splendid TIKI imcr eind ha.s L'ol inoiifh. Mrs. would rc1- wliai. would have been ;i das Island and lo.sl, agc.s willmiil i caving off the coast from Hin, in courl. 1 "This i.s n henltln siqn for slip, was detained, commillcc's would IT- and released. quire medical expenses lo 1 Mr. Dracliinan. iu'K1 fui- ('hao lold llic Canadian i auttunafically up I'rban Land she given eleclric rehabililnlion lion, said Toronlo has >iiiiilar lo Mm Inrlurc up to S2.1.000 and lost wages itniffur fr ;riu when she way to have linen "suphislicalcvl in jail. Il would require Mint Mii.'irl" ,'ibnul html use. IIP drU'ml.-iiii.s were at nivrd driver who has a valid permit minimi ha.-- rtiini1 a birth cerlifi j In rlrivr be insured. No poli'-v i nf lijuli fi'-r pl.'iniiini; idi'iililv f.-irds ;md mnld In' cancelled ;is Innr- ;nul Ihr Iransii is al i fnr anli-guvcninifnl Iho iM'rmit wns and Ihe driver pays Ihe prem- was nnl known if Ihc CAIUNKT Chaos already spent in currenlly 1 s A K A H A be ,'i.s p.'irf nnly si willi a form of Mnlrn, .srn.'ilnr frmn n insnranro approaching cmlnst. formed ;i the la.si few lie niininillee-na.s.sorl measure. iloM'nimriii, ai'incd frin-i-s and M.'in-h 1. v.ln n I !i c 1 Miikni up all major known .MO It I'M AIM aimed fn.-ic, -icppfd .'IIK' -ncrrilla 'Ihe of pohlio (li'inariflhn: have killed or eapimed ivr in lhc v.'irni :-rac; of and an end u- il li'.'iflri" Zeller's SUPER MERCHANDISE ON SALE FRIDAY 6 P.M. TO 9 P.M. AND ALL DAY SATURDAY TILL 6 P.M. BY THE CARTON Popular Brands Kings Regular Filters or Plain PER CARTON ZELLERCREST 26 PIECE FLATWARE SET lasting slainl Patterned stemi Ideal for outings -Reg 7.96 SPECIAL POLAROID 'ZIP' CAMERA loading weigh) and white pictures in 30 seconds -A "IIP'' lo operala EACH ZEUER'S OWN 1600 LINE PABNT By the gollon Colors: white, green beige, sky blue -Reg.' SPECIAL MEN'S TANK TOPS -Sties S.M.t. Figured patterns Open mesh styling lo SPECIAL 5-PIECE PATSO ENSEMBLE umbrella -Table cover chairs -S5 monlhly -Reg. 5.129 SPECIAL 10 SPEED RACING, BICYCLE lirei -Centre pull hand -Splnsh fenders monthly SPECIAL IABY LOUN Sturdy moulded plastic. Pink, Blue or White. Reg. 2.96 SPECIAL SPECIAL 100% POLYESTER WARP KNIT 45" width Aji-orlrd patlerni -Reg. -1.86 YARD SPECIAL! SEERSUCKER -45" width Assorted Permanent press -Reg. 2.99 EACH SPECIAL! LADIES' consli-uclion -Ren. 3.33 PAIR SPECIAL! VINO FRESCA LACE KNITS -45'' width washable -Reg. 3.99 YARD SPECIAL! SHREDDED FOAM PSLLOW EACH SPECIAL! IADIES' "SLOPPY JOC" STRiPED TOPS -Size, S.M.L -Navy -Red -Liloc -Ro0. 3.99 EACH FURNITURE AND STEREO CLEARANCE -1 only! 5-PIECE STEREO COMPONENT Reg. monthly....................... --2 only! UNFINISHED WOOD BOOK SHELVES. Reg. 44.88 -I only! TUNER AMPLIFIER RADIO. Reg. 129.99. mcnlhly --1 only! CONSOLE STEREO AM, FM RADIO in wood. Reg. S299. monthly -1 only! PORTABLE DISHWASHER by Reg. 5.10 monlhly -MANY MORE ITEMS REDUCED 30-40 AND 50% OFF NOWI Uxalcd In Ccnlio on Mciyor Drive. Open Du'ly 9 6 p.m. and fiitluy 9 ci.m. lo 9 p.m. Tclophono 320-8171 ;