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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Dateline Alberta Bom threat fizzles BROOKS No explosives were found in Brooks schools after a bomb threat and students were to return to classes Thursday. The telephoned bomb threat was received by a secretary in the junior high but all students in five local schools were evacuated because the location of the alleged bomb was uncertain. Brooks is about 90 miles northeast of Lethbridge. for strikers HINTON The United States president of the United Mineworkers of America said Wednesday the union would send to union members in 170 miles west of Edmonton. About 320 workers in Hinton have been on strike since May 14 in a contract dispute with Cardinal River Coal. Arnold the U.S. said the would be matched by the Canadian allowing for payments of a week to each of the striking Hinton workers. Cluny death probed CLUNY -.RCMP are investigating the death of George Many whose body was found Wednesday in a half-ton truck on the Blackfoot Indian Reserve near this community 60 miles east of Calgary. An autopsy is being performed and no decision has been made on an inquest. Seat-belt day June 8 CALGARY Wearing a seat belt could be worthwhile in Calgary June 8. If you are stopped by the Young Drivers of Canada you could win a silver dollar. Drivers who wear seat belts will be asked a few questions on the merits of seat given a certificate and a letter of congratulations that silver dollars can be picked up at the young drivers office. Kidnap plea reserved EDMONTON Four men charged in connection with the May 21 kidnapping of two teen-agers reserved election and plea until June 4 when they appeared in provincial court Wednesday. Charged are Allan Herbert 35. of Dennis Gordon no fixed Wayne William Regan. of and Stanley Andrew of Edmonton. The men were charged after Dennis and Melvin Andre both of no fixed were kidnapped and held for ransom for 19 hours. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 52 40 .02 Pincher Creek 43 38 Medicine Hat 61 42 .04 Edmonton 55 33 Grande Prairie 55 40 Banff........... 45 33 .14 Calgary......... 45 36 Victoria 63 39 Penticton....... 69 44 Prince George 61 34 Kamloops....... 66 49 Vancouver...... 63 47 .01 Saskatoon....... 58 33 Regina 61 34 Winnipeg 64 46 Toronto......... 68 46 .01 Ottawa......... 58 51 Montreal 58 49 St. John's....... 41 .16 Halifax......... 49 Charlottetown 39 Fredericton..... 57 Chicago 68 51 .65 New York...... 69 60 .04 Miami.......... 82 74 Los Angeles 71 61 Las Vegas...... 94 67 Phoenix 101 67 Honolulu........ 86 73 Medicine Hat Regions Mostly cloudy. Showers in a few localities. Highs near 55. Mainly sunny. Lows 30 to 35. Highs 55 to 60. Calgary Region Mostly cloudy. Showers in a few localities. Highs near 50. Mainly sunny. Lows 30 to 35. Highs near 55. Kootenay Today and cloudy with sunny intervals. A few showers or thundershowers in the afternoon and evening. Highs both days in the 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers north rain changing to showers south today with chance of a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Snow showers in the mountains today. Winds diminishing in the east. Partial clearing late tonight. Warmer Friday with widely scattered afternoon showers. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 30 to 40. Highs Friday 60 to 70. West of Continental Divide Widely scattered showers with possible afternoon thunderstorms today and Friday. Snow showers in the mountains today. Warmer Friday. Highs today 50s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Friday 60s. AGRATEC AUTOMATIC BALE STOOKER Stocks 6 Bain in weather tight stocks. No trip no fully automatic. See KEN THOMPSON or KEN DICKSON at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Ports of Times in Mountain Daylight Time opening-and closing Carway 7 a.m. to 10 Chief Mountain Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 Rooseville 7a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. Quebec members home free OTTAWA If you were a Liberal member of parliament from Quebec when dissolution took place you don't have to bother about that old democratic procedure of going through another nomination convention. the Quebec section of the Liberal Party of Canada has a provision in its constitution whereby sitting Liberal MPs if they have performed their roles to the satisfaction of the party in the last do not need to call a nomination convention to be re-nominated as in other provinces. This came to light here this week when several members of the Liberal party from 'Quebec returned to tidy up their offices and informed newsmen that they were the official candidates for their but had called no new nominating convention. wasn't they the con- stitution of our A call to the Quebec organ- ization in Montreal confirmed that sitting Liberal MPs were saved the and incon- of having a nomi- nation convention in this elec- tion. However several Liberal Quebec MPs have opted to hold a convention regardless of the provision of the party's constitution. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau has been already nominated at a convention in his constituency of Mount Coal dust order issued Shows support Controversial Mayor Leonard Jones of vetoed by national Conservative leader Robert Stanfield as Tory shows reporters and photographers telegrams of support he says he has received. Mayor Jones was nominated for the Con- servatives in Moncton but Mr. Stanfield says he is unacceptable as a candidate. Mr. Jones has opposed French-language services. Profits squeeze on Alberta hotels VANCOUVER Environment Canada has given railways carrying coal until July 1 to reduce coal dust to aesthetically acceptable levels but appears to be having difficulty determining the level. Dr. Claudio a technical adviser for Environment said Wednesday that no price levels have been established because of the difficulty of measuring coal dust emission although some tentative guidelines have been given to the railways. He said the guidelines are not for public information. are talking of at least a 90 per cent Dr. Guarnaschelli said in an interview. Canadian National Railways last fall began testing a chemical spray which acts as a forming a crust on top of the coal and reducing emission. CP Rail embarked on a similar program in April. The action was taken because of a series of complaints from residents living along rail lines. Coal dust is a non-toxic material but settles out of the .soiling everything from cars to laundry. Royal. Byrce former minister of labour and later manpower in the Trudeau who quit the cabinet after the 1972 has announced he will seek re-election. think we'll call a nomi- nating convention. While its true we have the provision in this province that we don't have to hold such a convention to seek re-election they provide an occasion for all your supporters to get together. They're good launching platforms so to said Mr. Mackasey in a. telephone interview. He said he understood that several of his fellow Liberal MPs in Quebec would hold nominating conventions. However the majority are not planning nominating conventions. The word has been passed among supporters of Treasury Board President C. M. Drury that he will not be holding a nominating convention in his Montreal riding of Westmount. Ian Watson the MP for Lap- rairie said in Ottawa Tuesday thai there will be no Liberal nominating convention in his constituency. He has already received his formal papers at- testing that he is the official Liberal candidate for that con- stituency as is required under the Elections act. Mr. Watson pointed out that this will be his fifth election as the Liberal candidate for that constituency. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. Established 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th S. PhOM 327-1541 Lethbridge Federal Progressive Conservative NOMINATION MEETING to held at the EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL 8 p.m. -T May 1974 Guest Speaker Member of Parliament lor Vegreville and Chairman of the Progressive Conservative Caucas MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE from p.m. Inserted by the Lethbridge Federal Progressive Conservative Association SAVE at today's prices or use our Layaway DURING OUR EDMONTON Inflation and labor shortages are putting a profit squeeze on Alberta says a spokesmen for the Alberta Hotel Association. costs of food and alcohol and not enough bodies for our industry are the two main said Paul president of the 300 member association which is holding its annual conference. We are making submissions to the government to allow us to increase our liquor prices. is very difficult to automate in the service industry and our labor costs are skyrocketing. can't change menus fast enough to keep up with our rising Mr. Belland said a recommendation would be put before the delegates to approach the National Hotel Association for lobbying assistance if the meat packers go on strike as planned. hope to induce the government to allow U.S. beef Doctors on the carpet EDMONTON A judicial hearing will be held into practices of several doctors at the Stony Plain Municipal a spokesman for the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons said today. Dr. L. H. Le college said the college executive committee decided to proceed with the hearing fallowing a surgical audit and an executive committee inquiry into operations at the hospital 15 miles west of Edmonton. He declined to say how many doctors were involved or what actions were being considered. The college began investigations at the hospital following reports of internal strife and a coroner's jury recommendation that the Oct. 30 death of a man following a gall bladder operation be examined. Troops stay UNITED NATIONS The Security Council approved Wednesday a six- month extension of United Nations peacekeeping operations on until Dec. 1974. The vote was 14 to 0. China abstained. into Canada. We need to get better quality meat quickly or our restaurants may be serving macaroni and scrambled On the of a lack of qualified labor Mr. Belland just nodded and shrugged. there are 12 new hotels opening in Edmonton and the existing schools just cannot produce enough are not pressed for just all the other departments __ K Emmy show complaints grow louder By BOB THOMAS LOS ANGELES The morning after the 26th annual Emmy awards brought a hangover of confusion and even from some of the winners. Viewers of Tuesday night's telecast complained that the Television Academy awards didn't make sense. Mary Tyler selected as series actress of the agreed. She termed the awards structure compromise that didn't make anyone either the dis- sidents or the Miss Moore was among many prominent TV figures who threatened to boycott the awards after the Academy an- nounced a plan to reduce the number of Emmies. An agree- ment was reached whereby in- dividual achievements were announced two weeks with the winners competing for the final award of Actor of the and so forth. William who lost to Hal Holbrook of Pueblo as actor of the year in a don't believe there is any system where the winners are announced beforehand. I think it would be a fair shake for the audience if they were all announced at one PROMISES REVIEW Academy President Robert Lewine take a second look at the awards What was intended as a streamlined affair ended up as the longest Emmy award show in 33 minutes. 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