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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHnRIDCE HERALD Tuesday, NovrinUr 3, 1970-------------------- KIDS CROSS students don't seem loo unhappy Monday as they crossed pickef lines to return io Wuverley .school in Edmonton. The school was one of 20 opened with volunteer caretaklng help as a strike by caretakers and maintenance men, represented by ihe Canadian Uiiiqn of Public Employees, entered Its sevenm day. Raise In Minimum Age For Driver's Licence Urged CALGARY (CP) The min- imum age for holding a driver's licence should be raised to 1C from 16, the In- surance Agents' Association of Alberta said here. The resolution, one of three adopted at the 45th annual meeting, also said only persons who passed a recognized driv- er-education course should be allowed to drive at 16. Other resolutions asked that all new applicants for a driv-' er's licence be required to pass a driver-education course and chronic traffic violators be re- quired to take a defensive driving course before their li- cence is reinstated. Association President G. D. Butler of Edmonton aid insur- ance agents are concerned with the deterioration of driving per- formances in the province and the resulting in traf- fic accidents and injuries. CONTINUE FLOOD All) OTTAWA will contribute worth of powdered milk and drugs to flood victims in East Pakistan, the external affairs department announced here. Senl, To Hospita, After Oiiassis Kidnap Threat LONDON (Reuter) A ma. who threatened Io kidnap Greel stopping magnate Aristotle On assis and his v.ife Jacquelin for a ransom of S2.5 million wa committed to a mental Jiospita John Humplirey, 58, admitle in court bere that he had de- manded Ihe ransom through On assis' insurance agent in Lon don. threatening to kill the cou pie if it was not paid. A psychiatrist told the cour Humphreys was suffering from problems, But he had no money to fi nance bis "invention." so he de vised the kidnap plan, the psy chiatrist added. TTYI1ITTI1ITIIBIIIIII MEN'S WEAR LTD, 3M 7lh Street S. Phone 327-2232 BERT ECCLES SCOTTY DUCHAN JIM SPOUtOS features BLAZERS Styled by V.ZSEWA HEAHT )no MRi-K.fi: -------OHN Here Scotfy models ihe new double breamed 3x2 Bloicr slylecl by Samudsohn in world famous Thesg new blazer i fealure Ihe new color bo'cinriss ond You'll find ot Gentlemen III jri f-'ovy, CHocotarn Brown end BriiKh Plain colon. CI07HES FROM CENTLFMEN III MAKE VOU LOOK LIKE SOME- BODY WHICH IS EXACTLY WHO YOU Here ScoHy models o new fash- Ion Sfnpe BlfJ2ur by In 100% Pure Wool on Solid her- ringbone background. The very test for Fall 70 now at Gentlemen III in Navy, Grey and lonfl. f f 5 v v of Scolly rnocMluin lha popular failiion Plcijns In Blazers. "USE YOU8 GENTIFMEN III CHARGE ACCOUNT" Problems Will Be Worthwhile Clark Tells School Trustees By .MM Herald Staff W iter llelcviincc, EDMONTON re.sponsivene.ss a n d troubled '.imes beCLJiiie watch- words and byways o! education in the 1970's, Education Minis- ter Jlobeil Clark (old Alberto b'chool Trustees here Monday. Speaking to more than (iOO delegates and fiiesls at (lie Wtti annual Alberta School Trus- tees' Association convention, Mr. Clark warned that "head- aches and a lot of problems will it will all be worlh- wlu'ic." He said education must be responsive to social needs evi- dent today, and desires of peo- ple in the system and paying for it, so that it will be relevant "to (lie people, students. In- volved in it, equipping them for in UK JSSO's, OO's ami su Some of I ho focal points will be omcnduicnts. to noiv school act many Ibis leg- islature session, an'1 none ol lliem increased em- phasis on planned program budgeting, involving coEl-effec- (iveness, studies of new and old programs; the 1972 Worth Commission report on all levels and aspects of Alber'a's educa- tion system; and development of Ihe department of educa- tion system; and devclop- mer.t of the department of edu- cation's innovative projects system io encourage and fi- nance new ideas. Use of schools, universities, colleges and lechnir.'d Institu- tions .n a 12-montb basis rath- er lhan partial yea? basis as present will also br; needed, Mr. Clark said, so thr.t existing re- sources a r e employed. "Wilh Ihe school act, one of Hie major jhallenges school boards will lu.ve to face is em- ployer-employee relations with their teacJievs he "I suspcjt negolialions will become longer and perhaps more difficult, but there should be a genuine and sincere atti- tude evident in negotiations. "Be hard and steadfast in bargaining, but don't monkey arpiird and play the minister said. Ha said the department of education has immediate plans Negotiations On New World Wheat Pact Set For January LONDON (CP) Interna- tional negotiations to design a new world wheat pact likely will open in Geneva next January, Canadian informants said Mon- day. They said that support for de- velopment of R new pact came quickly as delegates to the In t e r n a t i o n a 1 Wheat Council turned to this item or, the agenda. A council announcement lha the grain exporting awj impor ing countries agree to atten formal bargaining likely wi come Wednesday, the inform ants said. The current three-year Inlei national Grains Arrangemen Guard Withdraivn From Some Public Ottawa OTTAWA (CT) The mili- ary guard has been rom some of the public build- ngs in Ottawa placed under protection three weeks ngo, it ras learned Monday. Informed sources declined to say just which buildings are at- ected and how many troops have been taken off guard rie- :ails, though it was "not many." National defence headquar- ers was reported to be one of he buildings. Despite the relax- ation of outside precautions, lowever the building in mid- own Ottawa was still under in- creased security surveillance. Troops were brought into Ot- .awa the night of Oct. 12, two days after the kidnapping of Quebec Labor Minister Pierr Laporte and a week afier th abduction of James Cross, Bril ish trade envoy, in Montreal. Mr. Laporlfi was later stran gled by his Front de Liberatio du Quebec captors. Mr. Cross' fate is still unknown. Also placed under protectio when the troops moved in fron Camp Petawawa, north of bere were leading federal politicians high government officials an diplomats. As far as could be deter mined, this aspect of the secu ity operation was continuing unchanged. Altogether some troops are believed to have been sta Uonwl in Ottawa. U.S., Rusia Possess Top World STOCKHOLM (Renter) lear stockpiles possessed by United States and Russia are sufficient to blast each per- on in the world with the equiv- !ent of 15 tons of TNT, says a lobal military survey published cday. The survey also claimed the LS. is well ahead in the over- 11 nuclear arms race but the .ussians had caught up in pro- jcing land-based interconti- ental missiles. The U.S. also is reported Io be ressing ahead quickly with in- AIN'T the benefit of those of you ho do not know, has been ly accepted in the dictionary, i tliis day and age where mod- technology is expanding at w rate where to-day's nowledge will be out of dale five years IT ould it be comforting Io know w this world will make out in e next 50 years. For one tiling, m glad it's in the hands of e young. And for another, it's ther handy having them ami e University close at hand. It's ugh enough tryuig to gure out THE rent systein in this town, uilb- about the state of e world situation. As I sec it, (he next 50 years most of other earth will be run by mote control, (lilies will be cundcnscd and this fair city of ours could house oVer a million people. Incredible? For you nnn believers, [lie plain TRUTH is arcliitecU have designed a rity which will accommodate 1 million people per square mile. Can you possibly imagine tlic .shopping problems? Fortun- ately in tliis dry and age we have neither problem. Col- lege Shopping Mall is located just off Mayor Magralh Drive. .Shop now. in comfort. In 51) years it may bo loo Spymovv Kabbi stalling sopIiLjticaled multiple warhead missile systems, devel oping new bomber missiles and a ballislic missile submarine. The claims were contained in a new yearbook issued by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, an independ- ent body set up in 1966 to mark Sweden's 150 years of unbrolten peace. In general, capacity in excess to that needed to exterminate the ene- gigantic on both sides. Nuclear stockpiles have be- come so vast that the "balance of terror" no longer is delicate. Substantial changes in the num. her of warheads on either side would not effectively alter the nuclear power balance, the yearbook said. The total stock of nuclear weapons of all kinds now is run- ning to tens of thousands. The yearbook said the total weight is estimated at megatons, equal to 15 tons of TNT for every person on the globe, or fio tons of TIs'l' a person within Ihe Noilh Atlantic Treaty Organisa- tion and Warsaw Pact areas. Road Death Toll Higher EDMONTON (CP) There were traffic deaths in Al- expires next June and Canada has been seeking international support for a stronger agree- ment. Informants said that (lie United States favored a more relaxed arrangement which would allow surplus-producing countries to make disposal deals below tixed floor prices. tin's led to reports that Can- ada and the U.S. were heading towards a collision that might shatter the prospects of a new wheat or grains pact that might prove more effective in stabiliz- ing world markets and prices. PACT BROKEN The current arrangement was so loosely-phrased that a world light for .markets led to many breaches of the pledged floor prices. The main exporting countries began accusing, each other of deliberate and unfair price-cutting to seize markets: which in the past have beea served by competitors. Canada argued that (here for new developments In con- tinuing education programs tor adults, which will be released "in the near future." Local school hoards, he said, have been given a substanlia amount of local freedom in cur' ricidum for all grades, and nevt programs can now be develop- ed to meet local needs, One particular, "exciting dC' vclopmertt is our work-expe- rience he said which gives students (lie oppor- tunity to work out of school, di- rectly with business and indus- try so that Ihe entire commun- ity con he a part of "what's going on in the Alberta educa- tion Federal government bilin- gual education funds will soon be available to beards, through ihe provincial government Mr. Clark said, but will be limited to about 530 per student. Asked about Ihe govern- ment's plans concerning local plebiscites if additional funds are available over and above what is approved by his depart- ment, Mr. Clark said the sys- .em was "a lesser evil than laving department of educa- tion officials directly deciding .ocal budgets." This is done, he said. In Sas- katchewan and Manitoba now, and New Brunswick doesn't even have local school boards depaitment of educaiinn also the education policy making b o d y i or local educa- ion. B.C. is the only province now ising a plebiscite system to raise funds for projects not of- fered provincial financial sup- port. In answer to a question form Lethbridge Separate School trustee John Boras, Mr. Clark said the government will soon receive sonic recommendations from a special committee re- garding possible revisions to the financial weighting system used for elementary, junior and senior high school grants. No suhstan t i a 1 government policy changes can he expect- ed, however, the minister said wollauu L11QL U1CIC 11. 1 1 i. wouldn't be much point to hav- boards are fte Io- ing a new agreement unless cal decision-makers, there were stronger pledges of greater hope of avoiding another price and mar- ket struggle. The International Wheat Council, which administers the grains arrangement, met last week to review the world grains situation and Io decide whether another round of negotiations would take place. Delegates reached the nego- tiation item on their agenda Vlonday and Canadian inform- ants said there was strong sup- port for negolialions conta- ence. Council officals earlier had Terror Charges Hurled BELFAST (API The out- lawed Irish liepiiblii'iin Army accused Britain today of using (error tactics in Northern Ire- land and threatened tough re- prisals. The threat underlined official fears that the two years of riot- ing and arson is entering a new and bloodier stage in the Norlii. The IRA warning came after five consecutive nights of riots in which more than 50 persons have been wounded, among them a soldier whose foot was shattered by a bomb. The trou- ble started last Thursday when troops moved in to break up a brawl between rival mobs of Roman Catholic and Protestant youngsters. In Dnndalk. across the border in the Irish Republic, two shots tired into biir where Cathal Colliding, leader of one o[ the two main Dublin IRA fac- tions, was drinking. Goulding was not hurl. In London, the defence minis- try said arms of the Irish Guards regiment were moved from Uieir regular barracks at Caterham near London, to bead off a reported IHA plot to seize them. The barracks will be vir- tually empty this weekend while the regiment :'s on leave in ad- vance of being posted to Hong Kong. Killed In Fog HANNA (CP; Patrick Ger- ald Charlebois. 54, of Young- stoira, iras killed when slrsiefc by a half ton (ruck while walking along a nival road sis miles south uf (lie foun. Police said there was heavy fog at the lime and risibility 'as poor in the area, 115 mites northeast of Calgary. OPTICAL 4 COMPANY ITD Gary Dispensing Optician 307 6lh SI. S. 327-7132 GENERAL WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT -19-flO anticipated that bickering might force discussions to continue all !iis week but the informants said the negotiations conference s virtually settled and the coun- cil meeting is likely to wind up with the announcement on the ime and place for Ihe new negotiations. Nominations Closed For By elections By T1IE CANADIAN WiESS Official nominations closed Monday for Nov. 16 federal in the Quebec rid- ings of Frontenac and Labelle and the Manitoba riding of Lis- gar. The Liberals and Conserva- ives are contesting all three idings and (Ire Creditistes (be in Quebec. The New Demo- ralic Partv, Social Credit nnd lie independent are after the Jsgar seat. Standing in the Commons now ''iisrnl Cnnservnifvc 2, NDP 23, Crcdiliste 13, inde- endent one and three vacant or a total of The Liberals are generally ex- ecli'd to win Labello and Ihe onservativcs Lisgar with (he o u g h e s t battle expected in Frontcnac. Tlic bycJections will provide Hie first opportunity for 18-to- 20-year-olds 'o vole federally. Only Lisgar became vacant because of Ihe dealh of a sitting George ABOVE "U ZEIIO AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET LrLhbridgc 41 21 50 19 30 17 21 27 21 52 17 50 16 12 3G 32 33 16 Kamloops....... 38 31 Vancouver.......52 33 Saskatoon....... 3-1 29 Regina..........34 29 Winnipeg....... 39 33 Thunder Bay 47 32 Toronto.........56 47 Ottawa......... 57 37 Montreal........58 38 Pincher Creek Cranbrook Medicine Hat Edmonton Jasper Banff........ Calgary 47 Vicloria......... 63 Penticlon 41 Prince Rupert 5ti Prince George St. John's 52 Halifax 59 Fredericton 62 Cbarlotatown 58 Chicago 46 New York .32 .45 X 49 Miami.......... 80 77 Los Angeles..... G6 57 Las Vegas....... 70 45 Rome...........37 C8 Paris........... 56 66 London 54 63 Berlin.......... 46 57 Brussels 40 5.1 Moscow..........11 21 Stockholm.......23 42 Tokyo...........51 64 Lcthliriilgc Today and Wednesday: M a i n I y foggy wilri periods of freezing driz- zle in r.astcrn sections. Sun- ny in western (onlliills. Lows near 20. Highs near 30 foggy areas Io near 50 ivcslcrn foot- hills. Medicine Hat Today and Wednesday: Foggy with pe- riods of freezing drizzle or bght snow. Lows tonight 20-25. Highs, near 30. Columbia, Kootenay Today and Wednesday: Cloudy with a few sunny intervals. M a i n 1 y sunny in East Kootenay dis- trict. Higlis today and Wednes- day in upper 30s, lows 40s. Lows tonight 20 or low 30s. berta during August this year compared with 63 in the samej month in 1969, the safely coun-1 cil said loday, Labclle has been unrcpve- The in a ncivs re- sented since Lcn Cadieux re- lease, said deaths this year in I "fied as Liljrral defence minis- Alberta totalled 532 compared lcr the post of Ca- wifh 281 ai the end of August naripiln nmbnssador in Paris. In lasl year Cera.ird Dinnont re- The number of accidents had; conlcst the increased one per cent to provincial election [or compared at the end i Croditistcs. of August in Injiuies increased If) per cent to 7.293 at the end of August compared with ot the same time lasl year. Tim ycnr's traffic victims in- cluded 125 drivers, 103 passen- gers, n pedestrians, eight mo- UvevcfeUi Ami threo BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY [ow-cost all-steel building for all-around uses WINTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Today For Your Free Eslimcla GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTIS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS ftT A.M. TODAY COURTESV OF INSPIRATION 327-4581 All highways In bridge district are the bare and dry ami in good driving condi- tion. Visibility is down to npproxi- malcly I'.l mile (his morning hut this is cxpcctcci to clear by noon today. Motorists arc advised that snow tires or chains nrc requir- ed while travelling over Ihe Rogers Pass. The Logan pass is closed for (he season. Wildliorsc 5 n.nt. (rom n a.m. to TOUTS OF BNTRY (Oprninj; :iml Closing Coulls 2J hours: Cnnvay 6 a.m. Io !1 p.m. MST. Del Bomla 0 a.m. In 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. a a.m. !o 6 p.m.; Kinpsgatc, (i.e., hoitrj; PorthiH-Bykcrtj 6 to mMnlght, Mountain closed. ;