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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THI LCTHBRIDQE News In brief Cholera epidemic spreading COLOMBO More than one million doses of cho- lera vaccine are being rushed tp Sri formerly to counter a spreading epi- the health ministry said today. Twenty-six deaths have been reported in Jaffna and Mannar on the island state's northwestern coast nearest India. The disease is believed to have come from where it is common. The vaccine was sent by the United Nations World Health the Inter- national Red Britain and Australia in response to an urgent the ministry said. Abortion to stay in Code OTTAWA Justice Minister Otto Lang told 10 members of anti-abortion groups Friday that the government is not planning to abortion from the Criminal He said that earlier this year he urged provincial at- torneys-general to delete social ana economic reasons as justifiable causes for per- forming abortions and asked for stricter interpretation of existing law by both themselves and hospital com- mittees. we did .when we pass- ed the 1969 amendment to the Criminal Code was trust hospital now your case is with provincial attorneys-general and he said. Bourassa visits Ottawa OTTAWA Premier Robert Bourassa of Quebec spent 40 minutes Friday conferring with Prime Minister Trudeau on a variety of subjects during a short trip to the capital. The at the prime minister's official residence at 24 Sussex followed an earlier ceremony attended by Mr. Bourassa at Govern- ment House. There he watched as one of his top civil servants. Julien Chouinard. secretary-general of the Quebec was awarded the Vanier medal for outstanding work as a public administrator by Gov.-Gen. Roland Michener. Mr. Bourassa said only that he and the prime minister were to consider a of during the short meeting. Energy Act could cut pleasure drive Nixon plans fuel action KEY Fla. President Nixon -will act next week to deal with the growing fuel shortage in the United the White House said Friday. Hard ride Coachman Arthur Showells stands Friday at Buckingham Palace in London with the Glass Coach and one of the horses that will draw it Nov. 14 when it will serve as Princess Anne's bridal coach. The Glass Coach was brought by King George V for his corona- tion in 1911- This Is Your Personal... NVITATION To See All That's New In Quality Men's Clothing For Fall From... The Boys At Pat John Paul Reno For City or Country This Fall... It's the Casual Classic They're ill here.....wool plaids and masculine. Easy elegance and classic tailoring. Try on a bold plaid suit or coat for an exciting new image. Relax In a friendly tweed Sport Coat.....one that co-ordinates easily to create many personalities. You'll find choosing a breeze at BLACK'S.....Come browse.....for Your own special A BLACK'S MAN.....8hop at Black's MEN'S SHOP LTD. ON FOURTH AVINUI SOUTH Commons hears protest OTTAWA The Com- mons did some speedy house cleaning Friday as it prepared to resume debate Monday on the government's proposed foreign investment review legislation. MPs gave swift final reading to two lesser pieces of approved a third in principle and began debate on a fourth. Given final approval were a customs bill requiring ship captains to pay duties and tax- es on goods smuggled at sea and pilfered on and a bill to give co-operative credit associations more flexibility. A Senate enabling Can- ada to comply with an inter- national aircraft agreement signed in was given sec ond reading and second- reading debate .was started on another Senate create 10 more national parks. When the House launches into the proposed Foreign In- vestment Review Act Monday it must decide on the merits of 10 amendments. Because of debate promises to be long and heated. That appeared to be the rea- son for clearing up more minor bills Friday. The bill would place controls on takeovers of Cana- dian companies and screen ex- pansion of foreign interests into new business ventures. The customs bill was brought to the House because there is no law to hold vessel masters accountable for duty and taxes owing on smuggled or irregularly- delivered goods. The amendments to the Co- operative Credit Associations Act broaden the investment powers of co-operative credit bringing them into line with trust and loan companies and federally- chartered banks. Cuba frees Canadian OTTAWA The Cuban government has releas- ed Ronald Patrick of 10 years after he was jailed for smuggling arms into the external affairs depart- ment announced Friday. Co-operatives have been re- stricted mainly to accepting deposits and making limited kinds of loans. The aircraft registry bill would allow Canada to comply with a United Nations agree- ment signed .more than 25 years ago in Geneva. It would establish a central aircraft registry to reduce the legal complexities of selling and dealing in aircraft. QUEBEC GETS TWO The National Parks Act amendments call for estab- lishment of two new national parks in Quebec and in the Northwest Territories and one each in Nova Scotia. New On- British Columbia and the Yukon. In another development Fri- MPs gave unanimous ap- proval to a motion by John Fraser protesting the prbpos-. ed heightening of the Ross Dam near Wash. Raising the built in the 1920's. would flood 12 miles of the Skagit River valley in southwestern British Colum- bia. The plan was approved by the International Joint Com- mission in 1941 but never was carried through. Opposed by envi- ronmentalists on both sides of the the proposal how is before the United States federal power commission. have Mr. Fraser said outside the Com- the plan no longer promises to supply the city of Seattle with enough hydro power to justify flooding the Skagit River and destroying some of the best recreational land By EDWARD COWAN New York Times Service WASHINGTON The ad- ministration has outlined to congress Emergency Energy that would give the president sweeping dis- cretionary powers for an indefinite period to suspend all environmental tax prohibit pleasure order early closing of schools and im- pose rationing and take other steps to curb energy consump- tion. The in the form of a draft is not a formal ad- ministration proposal as evidently for two reasons. One is that the energy policy office couldn't get enough support for it within the executive branch. The Capitol Hill sources is a desire to let an emergency bill go through the legislative process as a measure that originated with the Democratic not the administration. The outline of the Emergency Energy the senate interior committee yesterday by John A. the energy policy is so sweeping that it has no chance of anact- ment as a single ac- cording to congressional sources. Sen. Henry M. D- Wash.. chairman of the interior said after seeing the outline yesterday that he would prefer that congress speedily approve a far narrower measure to deal with fuel shortages this winter. Longer-term measures could be legislated Election tabulated MONTREAL A Canadian Press tabulation Friday of reports from 99.4 per cent of the polls in Mon- day's Quebec general election showed that the Liberals -ob- tained 55 per cent of the votes in winning re-election with 102 of the 110 seats. The Parti Quebecois obtain- ed 30 per cent and got six the Parti 10 per cent and two the Union Nationale five per cent and no seats. The virtually complete results indicated a turnout of 79 per cent of the eligible voters compared with 82.6 per cent in the 1970 general elec- tion. Following is the CP tabula- tion of the vote from of 18.957 polls per by parties compared with vote in the last election 1973 1970 Lib PQ Cred UN Other Tot 2.964.605 2.872.970 i Copyright 1973 by The Cana- dian in a more deliberate way next he indicated. Jackson called for across- the-board rationing of gas- oline and heating oil to reduce consumption. The administra- tion is wary of such action because it would require es- tablishment of thousands of local rationing the writing of complex regulations and the creation of an appeals process for con- sumers who felt they weren't getting a fair ration of fuel. Some administration and congressional sources favor discouraging consumption by a quick and substantial increase in the federal gas- oline tax. perhaps 20 or 30 cents a gallon. Treasury secretary George P. takes a dim view of such thinking because of its fiscal implications. Each penny on top of the present B.C. restores teacher federation requirement MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 lit AVI. S. PhOfM 321-MM and Home Owner RUO SMAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY VICTORIA Legisla- tion was introduced in the British Columbia Legislature Friday which would restore compulsory membership in the B.C. Teachers' Federation for all teachers in the province. Membership in the federa- tion became voluntary ing an amendment to the public schools act brought in by the previous Social Credit administration in 1971. Education Minister Eileen Dailly said she was restoring compulsory membership because teachers felt it should be reinstated. Only a small percentage of teachers out of the federation while membership was she-said. The legislation exempts from membership those who teach only night hold temporary work only as substitute those who are teaching a trade or occupation or those OPTOMETRISTS DR. RALPH F. OLER announces his association with DR. DENNIS H. PITKIN Offices In two locations For appointments 327.2IM Uthtortdge levy of four cents a gallon would generate an extra. billion in tax puttiqg extra drag on an economy that already appears headed-into a slow-growth phase. The president would be em- powered to order utilities to switch from oil to a process that would take two months or more. As outlined by the ad- the bill would let the president suspend not only federal but state and local standards. It wouls also authorize the atomic energy commission to issue tem- porary operating licenses to nuclear power stations without hearings. Actions taken under the emergency act would be substantially ex- empt from the national en- vironmental policy which requires the government to file in advance environmental impact statements. who teach only in colleges. The bill also gives the federation the power to sus- pend or expell a teacher from and once suspended or a person would not be allowed to teach in any B.C. public school. The teacher may appeal his dismissal to the provincial cabinet. The legislation also authorizes free tuition for those persons over regular school age who are attending an elementary or secondary school or are involved in a program included in the provincial curriculum. Ukrainian churches combine TORONTO The three principal Ukrainian Orthodox Churches of the Western world agreed Friday to combine as the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Free World. The union will bring together the independent ecclesiastic provinces of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Church of New Zealand and Latin America. The announced on the second day of the four-day an- nual Ukrainian world con- drew a five-minute standing ovation from the 000 delegates and guests. North growth 4a large risk' EDMONTON A con- ference on the orderly development of Canada's North ended Friday with the challenge clearly spelled out- at a large economic the mineral wealth without destroying the human and natural environ- ment. The sixth triennial confer- focusing on pro- vided no concrete solutions to the staggering but offered a number of options to the 500 mining government officials and ecologists. Some mining such as President Alfred Powis of Noranda Mines Ltd.. forecast a period of stagnation lor the industry because of the difficulty of attracting high- risk capital at a time when federal tax policies are becoming more restrictive. Some of the strongest words came from C.H.- managing director of the Min- ing Association of British Columbia. Mr. Mitchell said the .greatest federal contribution to the North's orderly development would be reconsider and to restructure its policies to the extent that the climate for min- ing development that prevail- ed until a few years ago can be restored without serious dif- Obtaining a skilled labor force in the harsh climate and isolation of the North also is an obstacle. Several speakers suggested income-tax reduc- tions as incentives to attract but a formal resolution was voted down because of the administrative nightmare it would create. Syncrude seeking Mariner 10 agreement on course CAPE Fla. The Mariner 10 space- craft raced on a perfect course today as it started a five-month 240-million-mile voyage to explore the planets Venus and Mercury. The unmanned payload is the first built to ex- plore two planets and the first ever dispatched to smallest planet in the solar system. Mariner 10 rocketed away from cape Canaveral at a.m. EST today at a speed of more than 25.400 miles an and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported it was on a precise course. EDMONTON The leader of an plan to develop the oil sands of northeastern Alberta said Fri- day the federal government's latest move to raise export taxes on crude oil is not specifically aimed at his pro- ject. Frank president of Syncrude Canada said company officials are scheduled to meet with senior officials of the federal govern- ment in Ottawa on Nov. 14 to negotiate final tax guidelines tor the plant which is designed to .extract oil from the saturated-sands. Syncrude will seek final agreement on income tax policy and oil price policy affecting the venture at the he said. CBC RADIO presents THE1973 'RES DESlGFlinD FREEDOm ByCybemeticist Dr. Stafford Beer SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. NOV. PM ON CBC-AM CBR 1O1O Your CBC Ridio Serving Southern ;