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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta TH8 IETHBRIDOE HERAID Thuriday, May 28, 1970 Dry In Alberta Wet Fields Slow Seeding In Sask. And Manitoba OTTAWA (CP) Extremely limited gram seeding has been possible in most of Manitoba and the southeastern part of Saskatchewan cine to continuing wet field conditions, the Domin- ion Biu-eau of Statistics reported Wednesday. Other parts of Saskatchewan and all of Alberta have enjoyed better weather and seeding in those areas is just about com- plete, the bureau said in the third of its H telegraphic re- ports of Prairie crop conditions. Ths reports are prepared from information gathered by federal and provincial agricul- tural department officers and from grain men and independ- ent observers. The report says more than 40 per cent of the wheat and about one-third of the coarse grain Poor Quality Teaching Criticized BANFF (CP) Pern- quality teaching on reserves was one item criticized here when prob- lems in the education of Treaty Indians were debated by dian youths from Alberta Saskatchewan. A conference sponsored the Canadian Association by on Indian and Eskimo education also heard a panel criticize ri- gid course schedules, inhibited classroom environment, a lack of Indian-related courses and distorted or ill researched al- lusions to the Indian culture in history. In a session involving approx- imately 100 delegates from many parts of Canada, the youths asked for more local history and culture in reserve schools and said it should be taught by persons living on the reserve. The panel discussed forming school boards on reserves, achievment of more represents don or more effective influence on county school boards and development of a more pro- found awareness among whites of the Indian heritage. icrsage has been sown in Sas- catchewan. Moisture supplies in the Prai- ries range from excessive in much of Manitoba to poor in parts of Alberta. The report also says that about bushels of rape- seed were stored on farms as of April 30. Of tliis, Manitoba farmers .held an estimated bushels. Saskatchewan had bushels and Al- jerta bushels. ALBERTA Spring seeding operations are nearing completion in Alberta under generally dry weather. Soil moisture conditions are fair to poor in most parts of the province, with the exception of most of the Peace River district where recent showers resulted in excellent moisture reserves Continuing dry weather in southeastern Alberta has caused some deterioration in grass- lands and pastures. MANITOBA Only about five per cent of wheat acreage has been seeded most areas. Progress has been better in the northeast, where 40 to 75 per cent of the crop is in the ground. There has been no seeding at all in heav- ier soils. Heavy rains during the last week mil delay field operations from two to 10 days. Potatoes and special crops were planted despite wet condi Sons. SASKATCHEWAN A substantial amount of seed ing took place last week, with about 43 per cent of the wheat, 33 per cent of the coarse grains, 32 per cent of the flax, and 18 per cent of rapeseed now in the ground. Seeding is about finished In the southwest corner. Only two per cent has been sown in.the i UNDERSEA MAN COMING LOS ANGELES (AP) Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau, says man will be able to build underwater military bases, facilities for Ieisure4iine activities, and plants for proc- eamng minerals and food in the new future. A beautiful way to be comfortable NOW in your own personalized 3-WAYFIT SYLBERT'S SHOES 505 4th Ave. S. Phono 327-3784 outheastern corner. Elsewhere he percentage of seeding corn- rioted varies widely. Rains continued to hold up 'regress in the south. Spring larvesting o f over-wintered Tops is complete in the north jut harvesitng has not yet started in the southeast. Pas- ures are developing favorably. MP Raps Labor Stand Ob Inflation TORONTO (CP) A member of Parliament sharply criticized organized labor here for its lack of co-operation in efforts to fight inflation, and called the Canadian Labor Congress "irre- sponsible." Alastair Gillespie, vice-chair- man of the Commons commit- tee cm finance, trade and eco- nomic affairs, told a business conference the fight against in- flation was a problem for a! Canadians, not just the govern- ment. "I profoundly regret, there- fore, the unwillingness of some of the leaders of organized labor to accept a leadership role in helping to cool out cost-push in he said. He said a large number of cit- izens on feed the aged on the first victims of inflation. "The Canadian Labor Con- gress recognizes this and de- plores all Canadians Mr. Gillespie said. "But for the CLC to pose as the champion ol the victims of inflation when ii isn't prepared to admit that ris- ing wage costs cause rising prices is both cynical and irre- sponsible." Mercy Killing Money Kaisers Get Jail Terms FRANKFURT (AP) A West German court Wednesday convicted two men of aiding and abetting murder through their roles in obtaining finances for Adolf Hitler's "mercy killing" program, which1 eliminated Jews and persons judged men- tally unfit by the Nazis. Hans Hoachim Becker, 60, a former employee of the organi- zation that carried out "mercy was sentenced to 10 years and Friedrich Wilhelm Lorent, 65 to seven years. The judge said Becker was given the nickname Becker" because of his success in obtaining funds for the pro- gram. Becker was found guilty specifically of aiding in the deaths of about prisoners Lorent, the judge said, was responsible for helping send about prisoners to their deaths between 1942 and 19-14. The chief d e f e n d a n t, Dr. Georg Henno, was adjudged in- capable of standing trial be- cause of ill health. He was ireat of the Nazi extermination centre at Hartheim, Austria, during the Second World War. Edmonton Bridge Players Claim Perfect Hands EDMONTON (CP) Four Edmonton players swear they were dealt perfect bridge hands a feat supposed to occur only once in deals "It was fantastic, I said Zeph Tellier, dealer of the hand at a round robin tournament in the St. Joseph Cathedral parish hall. "But I think it was honestly done." Mr. Tellier said Wednesday he is aware of the odds against such a feat as given. GUARD SYMPATHIZERS-Soldiers of the Twenty-Fourth Battalion, Second Brigade of the Royal Cambodian Army, stand guard over captured Viet Cong sympathizers who sit with bound arms in water-filled ditch near Daurrt Roka, about 25 miles south'of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ill the Guiness Book of Rec- ords. The four players watched the cards being shuffled and cut and there appeared to be little chance of a rigged deck being introduced, he said. Mr. Tellier said he dealt himself 13 diamonds and bid for a grand slam in that suit. But Louis Patry bid seven spades, got tile contract, laid down his hand containing all 13 spades and was awarded the slam. Old Ballroom Bums Down LOS ANGELES (AP) The old Aragon Ballroom, for years the home of Lawrence Welk's "champagne collapsed in flames here as fire swept a pier in nearby Ven- ice. The old Aragon was used in the filming of outside scenes for the movie They Horses, Don't They? Shoot Red Officers Arrested ROME CAP) Underground reports reaching Western em- bassies in Moscow; say that sev- eral officers in the Soviet Baltic Fleet have boon arrested on charges of leading a subversive political movement.' Diplomats at the annual spring meeting of the North At- lantic Treaty Organization say they understand at least one So- viet officer has been executed. Three of those arrested were identified as A. Kosyrev, G. Gavrilov and Paramonov. The secret police were reported to have picked them up in a town near Tallinn and in Kaliningrad. They were accused of setting up a Union of Fighters for Political Freedom dedicated to imple- menting the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in Russia. HAD CONTACTS The sources said the dissident officers had contacts in Lenin- grad, Tallinn, Riga, Moscow, Baku, Perm and Khabarovsk. These contacts, the sources said, included civilians in the professions and army officers. Thirty-one persons were re- ported arrested in Estonia, two army men in Poland were re- ported held, and at least one of- ficer in the Baltic coast guard UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE NEW FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF REQUIRE ACCOMMODATION 2-3-4- BEDROOM HOUSES 1-2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS FURNISHED AND UNFURNISHED RENT OR BUY CONTACT Housing Office University of Lethbridge 327-2171 Extension 288, 289 was reported caught in the roundup. Shortly after the Baltic Fleet officers were reported arrested, the diplomats said, a word program for the Demo- cratic Movement of the Soviet Union was passed about in Mos- cow. Signed by "Citizens of Russia, the Ukraine and the Baltic is set forth one of the most comprehensive pro- grams of political, social and economic reform yet formulated by Soviet political dissenters, according to Western diplomats who follow events in Russia. The diplomats said re- ported arrests of the naval offi- cers is one of several recent in- dications that some Stoviet mili- tary men have been backing a campaign of intellectuals for civil rights program and against a return to Stabilization. PREBCO WILL ALLOW YOU TO BUILD YOUR OWN TENT TRAILER For 1 Retail Less Than Price Prebco haj in dock 40 complex frame onl running star (1200 Ib. capacity) with tires, 4 stabilizing 4 leaf springs. Ideol for utility trailers, snowmobile trailers, bout trailers, or tent trailers. ONIY COMPLETE iee Them Now At 400 4th Ave. N. West of the Gas Company jffice. Prebto is open weekdays and Saturday morning. RECREATION VEHICLES 600 4th AVENUE N. tETHBRIDGI Saving money on a new Acadian has always made good sense. It makes even better sense today! Acadian has always been a bargain to buy. And to-own. And now Acadian conies along with a new, lower price. So you can save even more! And get yourself a new car that's 'way ahead of its Geld. At any price. An Acadian makes sense many ways. You'll be impressed with the quick, sure way it handles in traffic. And the easy way it parks. You'll get eager yet economical performance with Acadian's 140-hp Six or 200-hp V8, both standard. Three optional engines are also available. Five transmissions include the standard 3-speed manual and a Torque-Drive semi- automatic that's priced under 5100. You pay nothing extra for such features as front armrests, f- foani-padding in the front seat, ashtray, lockable glove box and steel Cargo Guard protection between your pas- sengers and the trunk. You even get a hidden antenna if you'order a radio. So check out Acadian. And check out how much more you can save today. Your dealer has the story. And he's taking orders for lower-priced Acadians right now. Acadian prices reduced at your Pontiac dealer's Pricereductionsbased'onManufactNrer'sSuggeited Retail Prices including Federal Sales Tax for Acadian Coupe or Four-Door Sedan equipped with the conventional inside, rearview mirror..The mirror, bias-belted cigarette lighter and seat bllt retractors arc now available ootiont. USED MEDICINALLY Organs and glands of certain animals are used medicinally in the production of bile salts, ACT II, adrenalin, cortisone, liver extract, thyroid extract, pepsin and many others. AUTHORIZED GMC TRUCK DEALER IN IETHBRIDGE -See your local authorized Aeadlan-Pontiac-Bulek dealer- 817 4th AYE. South ENERSON MOTORS LTD. PHONE 327-5705 IETHBRIDGE, ALTA, ;