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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE UTHBRiOGB HERALD Moy 26, 1973------------------------------- Parliamentary Notebook MP has special reason to ban death penalty By STUART LAKE OTTAWA (CP) Wally Firth Territories) is one MP who will get great satisfaction next week voting for abolition of the death pen- alty. "My cousin was the last per- son to be hanged in the North- west the stocky Metis said Thursday in an inter- view. "That was in 1952 and lie was a good man who did a foolish thing. He could have served his time and be free now to make a contribution to society.'' The man was hanged for kill- ing bis wife. Beauty Salon 503 7th St. S. 328-0197 The vote against hanging will be one of the few good moments Mr. Firth has enjoyed since being elected to Parliament last October. One of the good moments came in January after Mr. Firth made his first Commons speech. He described the condi- tions of the native people in the North and what he believed go- verment must do. "A few days later Mr. Die- fenbaker stopped me and said it was one of the best first speeches he had ever recalled Mr. Firth. He was the first native person elected to Parliament from the Northwest Territories and be- came a popular person to be in- terviewed by members of the Press Gallery. MADE A FUSS "But they were maknig a big fuss about me and I decided to lay low for he said. FRANK ELL CONSTRUCTION CO. PHONE (403) 545-2382 EQUIPMENT DISPERSAL BOW ISLAND' ALBERTA 30 -11 LUNCH SERVED Terms cash, certified cheque or guaranteed bonk draft, with settlement in full before removal from the premises, with special arrangements of 20% deposit day of sale and bal- ance by certified cheque on or before June 10th, 1973, with possession only after payments are made in full Buyers please arrange your own financing. Having been favoured with instructions from Mr. Frank EH, who is retiring fiom the construction business, we will offer for sale the following line of equipment as listed below, which is merely a guide and in no way a warranty or guaran- tee as to age or condition and is subject to additions, dele- tions, errors or minor changes as you may find them the day of the sale. CATERPILLAR CRAWLER TRACTORS 1 1957 Model D7 Caterpillar Growler Tractor, Serial No. 17A12709 Charger and Cable Controls. 1-1957 Model D3 Caterpillar Crawler Serial No. 14A7468 and Model 8A Dozer. 1 1961 Model D3H Power Shift Caterpillar Crawler. Serial No. 46A2280 and 29CCU 31E3531 Cable Controls. (This is a good unit exception of the undercarriage which needs some repair D4 Caterpillar Crawler A70 Series Loader Trackcuvator. (To be sold as separate Model TD 14A International Crawler Dozer. 1 1957 Caterpillar Model 80 flat bottom scroper. Serial No. 2D2107 size tires. 1 1955 Model D7 Caterpillar Crawler Tractor Serial No. 17A6471 w'Dorer blade and cable controls. 1 1957 Caterpillar Model 70 flat bottom scraper. Serial No. 3W5484. 1 1956 Model 590 Bucyrus Erie Scraper wheel on rear. Serial No. 55756. 1 1957 Model S90 Bucyrus Erie scraper wheels on rear Model 12E Caterpillar Motor Grader Serial No. 99E6778. Ideal machine for municipal, town or city work. shift mouldboard and scarafiers. 1-12 YARD McCOY RENN GRAVEL BOX (LIKE WHEEL TRACTORS Deere Model R Diesel Tractor. Serial No SN8181. Ideal farm unit; Deere Model M Culti- vator. Serial No. 34535. Ideal for beet work; 1-1970 Massey Ferguson Model 135 point hitch; 1 1953 Caterpillar Elevator Grader on Rubber. Serial No. 4E412. Practically new belt, 6 cyl motor; Drum Sheeps Foot Packer 40" diameter; Drum Sheeps Foot Packer 40" diameter; Double Drum Sheeps Foot Packer 60" diameter. Serial No. 10026; Drum 40" diameter Sheeps Foot Packer. TRUCKS 1-1968 Chevrolet 3 Ton Model 60 truck. Serial No. CE638110193 x 20 tires. Ideal farm truck (no 1-1959 Fargo 3 Ton Model 500 Truck. Serial No. TX605W- 10397 900 x 20 tires; 1-1968 Fold K Ton Truck Blue and White x 17 tires. Serial No. F25YCD15825. Four speed transmission, 360 motor; Ford Truck w new rebuilt motor (recently installed) x 15 tires, brown color. Serial No. 49910281148735A; 1-1969 Chevro- let Vi Ton Truck 4 barrel motor, fleet side box, auto- matic transmission; ft. Fruehauf Tandem Dual Wheel Trailer x 20 tires live roll in rear tie down on sides. SHOP TOOLS AND MISC. 1-Lincoln 300 Amp Portable Welder; 1-Krohler 1500 watt lighting plant; welder; gal truck tanks 1 150 gal. galvanized water tank; Monarch pump (ideal for small sprinkler out- gas tank pump; 900x20 truck tire; 3-25 Ib. greasers; 1-Bench vise; 1 La Tourno D G.M. Diesel Motor (to be sold in parts as de- cided at sale bench vise; Drive Sccket set; Tractor chains for large tires; quantity of welding rod; Several large socket wlenches as large as Quantity of hammers, crow bars, fires, trac- tor windows; Steel Cable, used pipe. Caterpillar air filt- ers; Quantity of scraper blades, Bearings, and parts for construction equipment; Quantity of grader blade belt and Caterpillar fan belts; Many more shop tools and mis- cellaneous items too numerous to mention OFFICE EQUIPMENT Corona Electric Adding Machine; ton Cash Register; Drawer Wooden Filing Cabinet; 100 Ib. Propane tanks and weed 3-25 Ib. Propane tanks; 1 1 ton chain hoist; ton chain Quantity of household articles including a steel kitchen sink Several gas refrigerators, tables, chairs, wi.idows. etc.; House Trailer single axle brakes; Port- able tool shed on tandem rubber tires; Flat Bed trailer axle; 1-2 wheel trailer gallon fuel tank and pump; 1 1800 gallon water tank pump and 1-1400 gal. 4 compartment fuel tank P.T.O fuel pump and nozzle. l-8'x24' Bunk House (6 SPECIAL CONSIGNMENT mile Sprinkler Irrigation Pipe SALE CONDUCTED BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX 105. COALDALE, ALTA. "Serving the South by Word of Mouth" For further information Phone 345-3S34 or the Owner Remember the weather is no problem in our plastic tent AUCTIONEERS; US HANDLEY FRED BURTON ROGER HANDLEY Lie. No. 010120 lie. No. 005615 lie. No. 010121 He also admits to frustration in becoming accustomed to par liamcntary life and hasn't been too active in the Commons. "Things move too slowly on Parliament Hill." he said, have to get used to the ides that the tilings I want to do wil take years to Some of his goals include more responsibility for the ter- ritorial government in the N.W.T., better housing for In- dians and Eskimos and recogni- tion of aboriginal rights. One of his first parliamentary acts was to place a motion on the order paper calling for a Commons committee to in- vestigate aboriginal rights. The government has taken the motion on its own after con- sultation but Mr. Firth feels the committee on Indian affairs hasn't the power he wanted it to have to study the question. Despite his low profile, he still gets about half a dozen re- quests weekly to speak to groups across Canada. He has rejected almost all of them. WAS UNSURE "I don't know who is going to be there or what they expect of me." he said. He said he spends up to 80 per cent of his days in Ottawa working in his Centre Block of- fice, catching up on his mail and reading. He's been so busy "that it was not until Easter that I got home to Fort McPherson and my mother saw her son, the MP for the first time." He favors a railway in the North to bring gas and oil to southern markets "so I took the first train ride of my life a few weeks ago." "It would be a hell of a thing if I had to admit I had never been on a he said. He also bought his first suit when he was elected to Parlia- ment in order to meet dress re- quirements of the House. He said he hasn't added to his wardrobe since. "This thing shrmM last for a Little while he said, pluck- ing at the sleeves of his blue blazer. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 Non-smoking day sclieme under study OTTAWA Min- ster Marc Lalonde promised Friday to consider a suggestion the Commons' most vocal anti-smoker to declare May 31 lational non-smoking day. Barry Mather Ybite Rock) suggested the fed- ral government follow the ex- .mple of British Columbia, %'hich already has declared next Thursday non-smoking day in the prow nee. "I'll give consideration to Mr. Mather's Mr. La- londe said, adding that he'd like an assurance that "smokers won't indulge in double portions on June 1.'' PLEDGE PROPOSED ROME (AP) The executive director of the World Food Pro- gram, Francisco Aquino, pro- posed that member countries pledge a total of million in food, cash and services to sus- tain operations in developing countries. attention Something overlooked The display in Ottawa of the North American As- sociation of Political Cartoonists is so intriguing that a visitor fails to notice the leggy attraction behind the board. Crop-dusting pilots in danger BRANDON (CP) Dr. 0. W S k j e n n a, regional aviation medical officer for Manitoba said several aerial accidents in the last two years have beei attributed to toxic agents usec in chemicals sprayed on crops Speaking to the Manitoba Aviation Council, Dr. Skjenna said he has seen some acci- dents caused by lannate, a tox ic agent which was sprayed on crops to control the Bertha army worms. He said lannate is in a class of drugs similar to nerve gases developed for warfare, and is extremely tox- ic even in small amounts. He said the chemical can in- This bursary ensures graduates a job! It covers a 2 year program of University training designed to help students obtain Diplomas as Dental Hygienists and Certificates as Dental Auxiliaries INCLUDES allowance per month while in training Full tuition fee paid "Textbook allowance expenses as required for field woilc Extra money for soldiers in Vietnam OTTAWA (CP) Canadian soldiers in South Vietnam will receive an additional a month, Defence Minister James Richardson announced Friday. Tie additional money will bring the soldiers' pay to the level of external affairs officials on the International Commis- sion of Control and Supervision, he told George Hees (PC- Prince Edward Hastings) in the Commons. The majority of Canadian ob- servers in Vietnam are soldiers and there have been complaints that they receive less pay than external personnel for the same work. The a month is the ti ?180 fomgn service allowance the servicemen re- ceive on top of their regular pay. Mr. Richardson said the tax- free extra money will be retro- active to Jan. 29 for men who have been in Vietnam since the start of the observer operation. He said he was sure all MPs would agree that the armed forces personnel deserve the ex- tra money. Send Now For Full Details To: DIRECTOR OF DENTAL SERVICES Health and Social Development Administration Bidg., 109 St. 98 Ave. Edmonton, Alborta. T5K OC8 NAME......... ADDRESS POSTAL CODE, HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Business section buildings razed GARDEN RIVER garages, a store and a ware- house were destroyed by fire in this northern Alberta commu- nity on the western edge of Wood Buffalo National Park. The fire is believed to have started from spilled diesel fuel in one of the Sparks ignited nearby bush areas but the blaze was contained by wa- ter bombers. KECOPID EARNINGS NEW DELHI (AP) India's foreign exchange earnings from the export of cashew nuts reached a record high of ?85 million during an 11-month pe- riod ending early this year, the government said. capacitate a pilot or cause in- jury to people handling it on the ground. The doctor said it has been "pretty well proven" in some accidents that the pilot. of aircraft have been incap- acitated by lannate. A flight safety crisis point has been reached, he said, and the ministry of transport is looking at the problem from a long term standpoint to effect greater corlrol over the opera- tors of crop dusting aircraft. The biggest problem exists, he said, with private operators who have not been properly schooled in low flying techni- ques and do not know the ef- fects of the chemicals being used in spraying. Press council upholds protest CALGARY (CP) The Al- berta Press Council has upheld a complaint by Mayor Rod Sykes about theatre advertising standards in The Herald. The council said the paper had failed to enforce its own standards and allowed objec- tionable advertisements to be published. The mayor complained about movie ads which contained lines such as "the great Am- erican obsession gets laid to "four times that "gusss what we learned in school and "raw naked. realism." The council said the ads were 'lustful, erotic and an unwhole- some exploitation of sex." The council noted that a let- er to the editor complaining about the ads appeared in the same edition as the objection- able advertising. The editor appended a state- ment to ths letter outlining its advertising standards and soe- cifying it rejected advertise- ments which "stimulate an un- natural or unwholesome atti- ude or interest in sex, vio- ence. The council report said The lerald advertising direc- or wrote local theatre man- agers and stated categorically that offensive advertisements would not be published. 'In these circumstances it is manifest that the newspaper was derelict in its duty to pro- tect its own standards and pre- vent the two objectionable ad- vertisements being published." The press council was form- ed by five Alberta newspapers Herald, Medicine Hat News, Red Deer Advocate, Ed- monton Journal and Grande Prairie Herald-Tribune to re- view complaints against the papers. The Herald published the council findings, as all mem- bers are obliged to do when they are involved. RECEIVE AID JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mis- sissippi flood victims have re- ceived in special disas- ter food stamp assistance since flooding began a few week ago, United States department of ag- riculture food and nutrition service officials said. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABtlSHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th AVI. S. Phone 327-1541 If you can wait 4 days Stop! Look! Be ready to cop a bargain from an inventory of millions of dollars! Shoppers Stoppers start Thursday, May 31 Simpsons-Sears APPINES8B STfMHCMED HONDA 3 50 TWIN You've just crested a hill with your new Honda 350, or exulted in its mastery over a traffic challenge, or skimmed effortlessly down 50 miles of secondary roads. At last you've found the strong-hearted, responsive partner you've been looking for. And because it's a Honda you've got so many built-in dividends... proven excellence in .wet-weather protected front disc brake... nearby parts and service wherever you go, and safety features galore. Honda also offers a 350 super-bike... the 350 four cylinder. Try them both. CB 3506 You can handle a Honda! LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE CHARGEX SALES SERVICE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 Southern largett and Meat Progreiiive Motorcycle Pettier ;