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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE iminsinOE HERALD 5. Workers praised Labor vows lo protect victims of automation Labor chief scores MnvniFM i More man savagery we finally I Kiot-equipped Montreal police (1.1, work- and many of demonslra- than KUHHI persons, represent- ers like the rest of us." ing a cross -s c c Quebec movement, heard tbe president of the moderate QuelKT of Labor de- nounce tin- Montreal police force Tuesday while expressing praise for the ;jlidarily of UK; movement. Louis Laberge lold his audi- ence, gathered at the Montreal that for many years the QFL has been regarded as one of Quebec's more conservative labor federations. He said, however, that ihe events of Friday, which culmi- nated in violent demonstration against La Pressc. largest i dustrialist Jolm c- denied Doyle issues denial ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) In- uatfe newspaper in America, marked a turn- ing point for the QFL. Tuesdav he had made attempts (0 W0o elected members of the legislature from other parties sweeps NEW DAYTON (HNSI A in into support for the Liberal gov- ernment of Premier Joseph Smallwood. Mr. Doyle, promoter of a lincrboard mill at Stepbenville and other enterprises in New- foundland and Labrador, was interviewed after a trip to Port au Port where he had met Fred Stagg, a Conservative who rie- feat'ed Liberal Resources Minis- ter W. R. Callahan in tlie Oct. election. i The call, be said was "a mat- ter of pure Conservative Leader Frank Jloores, whose party gained 21 seals in the election compared 1 with tbe Liberals' 20 with one going to Ton: Burgess of the tors clashed Friday night. At least 150 persons wore injured and 23 were arrested, following the demonstration held to pro- test the lockout last July of 350 non-editorial employees and the decision last week to shut the paper down because of threats of violence. La Pressc had a circulation of before the shutdown, which was termed as "tempo- rary" until the labor dispute is settled. COMMENTS ON FUNERAL Mr. Laberge, among the last of the more than a dozen men to address the audience, said he was moved hy the funeral eai Her in the day of Michele Gau- thier, 28-year-old wife of a CBC French -'language reporter who died of an asthma attack Friday aflcr participating in the dem- onstration. Her funeral, in St. Rosalie earlier Tuesday, was attended by more Ilian persons. 'The Montreal Policeman's Brotherhood, meantime, has is- sued a statement saying it would have been "remiss in duty" if it. had allowed demon- strators lo gain access lo the La Press building, and that it was up to Ihe population "lo judge what happened." Tlie brotherhood statement said "this docs not necessarily mean that we are in agreement as to the nature of the conflict presently occurring at La Pressc.'' Hy IAN I'OHTKIt Canadian Press Labor Writer TORONTO (CP) labor is ready lo fight any move to weaken proposed federal leg- islation that would give unions power lo oppose Ihe adverse ef- fects of automation, (he presi- dent of the Canadian Labor Con- gress said Tuesday. "Limited as this legislation is, it has already aroused strong opposition from employer groups across the Donald MacDonald told dele- gates to the annual convention of tlie Ontario Federation of Labor. Businessmen, lie said, "are rallying their forces and they arc applying political pressures in Uie way in which they are so adept. "I just want lo serve notice lhat organized labor has a fight on its we don't in- tend lo hack away from see lhat adequate prelection is adopted to protect workers who are likely to he the victims of automation." Volcano active LOS RYES, Mexico (AP) Tremors and rumblings from Paricutin Volcano, 20 miles from tliis village in western Mexico, have frightened resi- dents but there has been no damage. Mayor Arturo Aguilar said strong rumblings and quakes have teen felt for the last three days from the vol- cano As n signal of concern, the federation also sent off a tele- gram to Prime Minisler Tru- (leau warning that lalxir will protest any regret from pro- posed legislation as a "betrayal of the working people not only of this province but of all Can- ada." GIVES ALARM The telegram expressed alarm that "the government is being subjected to very heavy pressure from the spokesmen of big business to wipe out or water down the legislation deal- ing with teclmological change and related matters." The legislation, Bill C-253, was introduced in the Commons hi June by Labor Minisler Bryce Mackasey. A main posed by both the Canadian manufactiii'crs Association and the Canadian Chamber of Com- a clause which would extend to unions a limited right to strike in the of disa- greements over tlie introduction of technological change in an industry. CONVICTS SEKK FIIEEZ1! COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ten Ohio penitentiary convicts have charged prison officials with violating President Nixon's price freeze. The men, in a suit filed Monday, asked for an in- junction and a price rollback. They contend Warden Harold J. Cardwell and commissary offi- cers have been "changing and raising the prices of commodi- ties." The House three-h e ri r n o m. Uvcvstorcy New Labrador party, said ear- j picked up speed on its long ride home five n-.ilrs north of New Her that Mr. Doyle had ap-i through the government's tux Mr. and Mrs. Don Christian- j gain support for the Liberals, idon lost everything to the blaze jtr. Doyle said he had made that puept their home at 6 j Ill0 attempts to make deals with Mr. Stagg, Mr. Burgess or other o'clock. Daughter Donna Kay. noticed smoke end called iier brother EoiniJe, 13, in the ham doing chores. SUrling and Warner fire de- partments protected other _______________ buildings but could not save the j house. I SEEK SOVIET TRADE The' fire started in a back! WASHINGTON (Reutcr) entry. U.S. Commerce Secretary The couple was not home at j Maurice Stans will visit Moscow the time of the disaster. later this month for talks on successful candidates. Mr. Burgess said he was not likely to be influenced in his political support by any ofieis from industrial promoters. Ronnie ran into the house a couple of times but couldn't save anything. He suffered light burns to his face and hands. ways to increase trade and in- dustrial co-operation between the United States and the Soviet Union, the White House an- nounced Tuesday. FUR TRIMMED FOR WINTER'S VICIOUS DAYS AHEAD Feel ihe warmth of these rich wools, see the ele- gance of Mink, FOA, Mus- krat, or Tibetina lamb, that adorn the collars, cuffs and bottom of these regular or midi styles. Styled handsomely in sin- gle or double breasted fa- -.hions, plain and tweeds [with chamois lining for sxtra warmth. Sizes 8 to 20- 5 to 15 From 5998 A betty shop Fashion Credit Card, Your Passport To A Wonderful World Of Fashion betty shop COLLEGE MALL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Canadians a tax savin; ?75 a year. Thirteen sub clauses in thr 707-pagc bill were approved, beating Monday's record of eight. Four ethers went through last week, leaving 308 still to come. Clause-by-clausc study of the bill began "Oct. 13 and has laken the best part of 12 sitting days since. Parts approved on voice votes Tuesday dealt wiUi new rate structures and other ele- ments of personal taxation. Stanley Knowles nipeg North Centre) offered the tax-saving amendment, which ivould have cut the tax rate on the first S500 of taxable income lo two per cent from 17 nor cent. For all taxpayers earning more than S500 taxable income, thai would amount to a re- duction in taxes. HYDROFOIL TO BE LAID UP The experimental hydrofoil Bras d'Or, developed at o cost of S52.2 million, is to be laid up for five years. Defence Minisler Donald Mac- donald announced in Ottawa. Mr. MacDonald said the decision had been taken be- cause of a lowered priority for the high-speed ship, designed for anii-submarine waf of up to VICTORIA (CP) Tlie third t dynamic policies for the prov- scjsion of ths 23th legislative but said reporters would assembly of British Columbia- wait untll ,lle budgot speech Feb. 4 for details. Mr. Bennett said he does not expect the forthcoming session will be the last of the present "tho most important session open Jan. 20, Pre- mier W. A. C. Bennett announc- ed Tuesday. The premier told a news con-; legislature, the term of which fcrence "we'll have great new i expires in the fall of 1974, meaning he does not fcresce an election in 1972. "I'm saying to the people of British best lies the premier said. No tax increases (or 1972 are foreseen hy the premier, de- spite indications that govern- ment plans to boost spending in many areas. Weather and road report N-test molests mount L IJv THE CANADIAN PRESS dents in a march on the down- Student marches, candles i town federal building. TOIHKS IN FAVOR church bells and rhetoric arc to Students on Uie Saskatoon Conservatives, who have long he part of the weapons of campus of the University of j supported such a tax-credit sys- j groups across .Alberta and j Saskatchewan will also hold a tern, and the Social Credit, fa- Saskatchewan today protesting j march, a move approved at on Parliament Hill. A handful of policemen stood guard at the embassy. SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L PRE M 29 general meeting of students. In Calgary, the voice of wom- vored Mr. Knowles's amend- the planned Amchitka nuclear ment But they were out num- test. bored by the Liberal majority. I Organizers in Edmonton say en is sponsoring a demonstra Tax credits would give' all they hope to have thousands of i tion which will feature a can- taxpayers the same high school students leaving die-lighting service with scv- .'ing weighing more beneficially in a classes to join university stu- small the present tax-exemption system saves more money for the rich than for the poor. Pat Mahoney, parliamentary' secretary to Finance Minister E. J. Benson, said the govern- the tax exemptions, which reduce the income on which taxes are calculated. Mr. Mahoney also said the government would make regula- Dr. Hatfield litv oral speakers, including Mayor on sexua BLAIRMOEE (CNP j Bureau) lions to exempt the British Col-; Tlie preventive social ser- umbia Teachers Federation j vice office here in co-operation pension plan from under the tax bill. The hill says tax] with the Crowsnest Pass school Rod Sykes. The mayor first spoke out against the blast in June but now says he fears a last-min- ute protest will be too late to serve any useful purpose. "Where were the protesters last June when we had time to i slop the he asked Tues- I day in announcing his partici- pation. All Calgary churches have been asked to ring their bells in unison for five minutes pre- ceding the ceremonies. About 50 pickets, demon- provisions avers can-! rangements for a seminar on consulate at Winnipeg, march division, has completed ?r- j strating at tlie United States net claim tax deductions for I "human sexuality" to be held ed peacefully throughout the Canada's relations with the U.S. Caiuula-U.S. debate begins in Commons OTTAWA (CP) The Com- mons will begin a two-day de- bate today on Canadian-U.S. re- lations. Debate will be centred on a Conservative motion critical of the government's approach to j the U.S. The motion was spon- sored by Heath Macquarrie, Uie j parly's external affairs critic. The Conservatives are using two opposition days set aside by Commons rules to allow debate on topics selected by the opposi- tion parties. In a television interview broadcast last Sunday Mr. Mac- j quarrie said Canadians feel Lethbridge..... Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Calgary....... Pincher Creek Banff........ Peace River Penticton...... Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon...... Swift Current North Bay..... Rcgina........ Winnipeg....... Toronto....... Ottawa....... Montreal...... Quebec Halifax........ Charlotletown Fredcricton Miami........ Boston Washington TJJS Angeles San Francisco 40 22 18 23 29 35 ,..37 36 34 27 29 14 47 43 .66 30 31 .18 4.1 40 46 4H .33 32 21 6 12 32 29 56 38 .38 31 11 36 28 .07 39 72 42 .06 ...70 45 .07 52 40 .33 55 .27 .10 61 56 48 57 41 83 78 71 61 85 65 78 58 68 52 Las Vegas...... 68 Phoenix ..........77 Honolulu .........83 Mexico Cily .......75 Paris...........56 London ..........64 Berlin 55 Msdrid 63 Moscow..........33 Tokyo........... 65 FORECASTS LctliliridRc Medicine Hat Mainly clmuly with isolated raiiuhouTrs tills afternoon. Gusty west winds. Lows Thursday: occasional light snow. Highs near 35. Calgary Today: Cloudy. Light snow along the moun- tains. Gusty west winds this af- lernoon. Lows 15-20 Thursday near the mountains. Gusty west winds this afternoon. Lows 15- 20. Thursday: Occasional light snow. Highs near 30. Kootcnay. Columbia To- day: periods of rain or wet snow. Tuesday: mostly cloudy with a few snowflurrics with highs both days in the upper 30s. Lows tonight in the mid- 205. premiums t o pension funds which they control themselves. That, Mr. Mahoney said. in Uie Crowsnest Pass High! night following a threat Schcol El p.m. Thursday, j about demonstrators Director of the seminar will j storm the building, would include Die B C. teachers'i be Dr. Bruce Hatfield, a spe-1 mian, plan, which has members con- cialist in internal medicine and ripnCstrated tribuling to a credit-union pen- a pioneer of education for bet- i P c. ncmonsti attd by j are being bungled. to I ing to a credit-union pen- a pi ;ion fund, from which they may ter relations between sexes. borrow. I He has been doing this type of family life education for the DIRECTORY OF COURSES 3 ST. CATHARINES, Ont. (CP) men in the field of sex educa- j today in front of the U.S. Em bassy against the proposed Am- chitko Island nuclear tesb They carried placards and occasion- M o r e demonstrations were A directory of night school tion in Ihe medical profession i i j i j i la'CT m the courses being offered through- in Canada. I embassy and across Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) PPIICAL PRfSCRIPTION CO out the Niagara Peninsula re- Dr. Hatfield will be assisted i gion has just been compiled, by Rev. Jim Elliott, a minis- the Directory of Continu- f ter from the Calgary area who ing Education in 1971-72. it was! is regarded as a person who compiled by the Niagara Re- i relates very well with young gional Council for Continuing people. Kducation because of numerous He has bad considerable ex- j requests from people without an perience in this area bavins easy way of finding information been involved in a variety of alxmt classes being offered in j family life education programs the region, i in the past few years. COURSES IN WELDING Ifiarn how to weld your own equipment, or tfiarn the skill of welding for a trade, or simply as A hobby, All levels of welding will bo offered. Length of Program: 6 Weeks (November 8 to December 7r 1971) Foe- Tor fiirlhef information contact Director of tha School of Technical-Vocational Education LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Plionfi: 327-2141 ELECTROHOME TELEVISION WITH DIFFERENCE COLOR TV ''ANDORRA" COLOR TV by ELECTROHOME Coma in and pul tbn touch on an Eleclro- homn Color TV, FAU TO CHRISTMAS DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS' BONANZA CONTEST when you visit our store. SERVICE 1238 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-5020 OPEN THURSDAY Tilt 9 P.M. ACTIVE TV r What do you need in the line of Livestock Feeding and Watering Equipment? Check this list, then come and see us fa Owatonna Mixer Mills 117 and 100 bu. with Bale Shredder. fa Knight Auggie Mixer, Blender, Feeder (Truck or Trailer fa Schuler Multi-purpose 120 bu. nnd 170 bu. Wagons "The Most Wanted Ones" 3 to 15 ton per hour capacity New Haybuster. "Ground feed is better feed, the 'Haybuster' will suit yoLT need" fa Sioux Hog Feeders 2 models (he "Feed- Around" and "V-Feeder" can feed 12 hogs at a time with 40 to 100 bushel capacity. fa Brower Creep Feeders Single ond Twin Stall. fa Ritchie Automatic Stock Waierers, will handle from 40 to 300 head. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway lelhbridge Phone 327-3165 (CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOONS) 4 4 4 4 4 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF ASIA Iligliway 2, south from Stand- off to Carway, covered with packed snow. Highway 2, north Fort Mac- lend to Grammy, short, icy patches on the north bound lane. Highway 3, west, long icy patches from Colemnn to the li.C. Ixirder, remainder mostly bare. Highway 3, east, bare. Highway 4, bare tn Slirling. From Stirling io CoutLs most of Urn surface is covered with a thin layer of hard packed snow. Highway 5, bare lo Magrath. MagraUl lo Watcrton, covered with a thin layer of packed snow. Highway 23, short icy patches from NoLlcford lo Barons, Highway mostly bare. Highway 36, bare. Iligliway 62, from Magrntb lo Del Bonila, thin layer of pack- ed snow. Highway 1. Trans Canada Highway. Calgary lo Banff, bare and in good condition. Banff lo Hovelsloke, light .snow, plowed and .sanded. (ires or chains are compulsory travelling over llw Kogors Pass. Banff Radium highway received 2 inches of new snow, several slippery seel ions. Banff- Jasper highway, plowed and sanded. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coulls 24 hours; Carway d a.m. to 9 p.m. MST; Del Bonila 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Uooseville, B.C. II a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C., IBIII-S; Porthill Kykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildhorse, R a.m. to a p.m. Pass closed. ;