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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Salurdoy, November 1971 THE IETHBRIDGB HIRALD (Chretien still is firm about visiting reserves OTTAWA (CP) Indian Af- fairs Minister Jean Chretien told the Commons Friday that hii is firm in his intention not to visit reserves in northeastern Alberta until the Indians send their children back to school. 'He also told Don Mazan- kowski Vcgrevlllc) that he was anxious to inspect the re- serves where Indians claim liv- ing conditions arc almost un- bearable. They also want three new schools. As part of (heir protest against living and school condi- tions, the Indians have occupied the Alberta regional headquar- ters of the Indian Affairs de- partment. They also say they will hold a demonstration in Ottawa unless Mr. Chretien agrees to go to Al- berta to talk with them. Mr. Chretien told Grace Mac- Innis Kings- way) that his department still is studying an Ontario court ruling which says Indian women who marry whites still retain their Indian status. No decision has been made whether to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court of Canada or to accept it and make amend- ments to the Indian Act incorpo- rating the change, Mr. Chretien said. Boat control sought by British Columbia MP A new menace sailors who drin k too much Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPtEY OPTICAt 618 3rd Avc. S. Phone 328-5447 Disband union WELLINGTON (Renter) The New Zealand govemmen disbanded today the seamen's union and put troops on stand by to work strikebound ships. BIG INCREASE CALGARY (CP) Nil-West Development Corp. reports net earnings of or 53 cents a share for the nine months i ended Sept. 30, a GO-per-cent increase over the correspond- ing period. In 1970, nine-month earnings were or 33 cents a share. By PAUL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Police patrol boats equipped willi breatha- lyzers and intent on catching drunken sailors may be coming in on the wave of the future if a British Columbia MP has his way. Barry Mather (NDP Surry White Rock) says the tipsy sailor, whether he's in a small rowboat on a lake or a large sailboat or motor vessel in coastal waters, is becoming just as much as menace as the drunken driver on the high- ways. It's time to put a stop to this and other abuses of boat safe- ty, .says Mr. Mather, who has just introduced his private members bill on boating safely for first reading in Parliament. Not only would the bill lead to strong' regulations on drun- ken sailing, but it could also establish legislation compelling people to put their boats through safety checks and to take special operators' tests to ensure that they arc skillfu enough to be put in control of i boat. Mr. Mather suggests it would all be very similar to regula- tions governing motor vehicle operators now. Says the NDP MP: "Thou- sands ot people in British Col- umbia alone operate boats. In other parts of Canada thou- sands more people take a week- end trip to a lake to spend an afternoon on the water. It is becoming as hazardous to sail in a boat as it is to drive a car or. a highway. My bill would seek to eradicate a developing problem before lhat problem lets out of hand." The bill calls for Transport Minister Don .lamieson to set up a boating safety advisory council. The council would be made up of one senior civil ser- vant and four representatives of boating safety organiza t i o n s. They would advise him on what regulations are needed to pro- mote recreational boating safe- ty. It would establish legislation governing minimum safety con- struction standards for boats and associated equipment and licensing and efficiency stand- ards of pleasure boat operators. Mr. Mather admits that there will probably be substantial op- position to his proposals. But he points out there was plenty of opposition when driver testing car safely checks and breathal- yzer tesls were first introduced, incidentally, Mr. Mather was one of Canada's first Parlia- mentarians to propose breatha- lyzer tesls for drunken drivers. But if Ihere is opposition to boating regulations, there is also support. In the United Slates, where about 45 million people are involved in pleasure j boating and where more than persons die accidentally every yaar through lack of boaling safely, a federal boat safety act was passed earlier this year. The ad will do in the U.S. many of the things Mr. Malher wants to see done in Canada. In Canada, E. G. Shorler, presidenl of Ihe British Colum- bia Safety Council, has written to Mr. Malher "wishing him every success in this worth- while endeavor" and pointing out his own concern alioul boal- ing safely. Says Mr. Shorter: "I consider lhat operating a boat requires many more skills than are needed lo operate an automobile on Ihe highway. II seems desir- able thai all boal operators should be subject to a test and be licenced." The council president says he has been interested in boating for many years. However, be- cause of the lack of training and knowledge of navigation of the "multitude of boat lors" he has given up Ihe ac-1 great problem on the horizon i ing interest and quite often the unless something is done now." points raised in the bills are tivity. He also says that he consid- i And, concludes Mr. Mather, ers alcohol just as much a prob-! private members' bills rarely lem in boating as it is in cars become law in themselves. Bui on Iho highways. Mr. Mather himself to two Ihings. He isn't a long- time boating enthusiast and there isn't much chance that his bill as such will become law. "I didn't do a great amount j of boating in British Columbia, j but I now have two boats here, I a rowboat and a motor-driven boat. I'm rather a longtime j safety advocate who can see a j they do focus attention of gov- admits eminent on problems of press- adopted into law in one form or another. So, Mr. Malher feels thai in- evitably his safety-conscious ideas are sailing to success. Named Salesman of the Month ASPHALT PAVING TOUESTRUP Construction Co. lid. SAND ond GRAVEL PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile Is pleased to announce that CHESTER POCZA has achieved the honor of "SAL achieved the honor of "SALESMAN OF THE MONTH" for tlie month of October, Chester bas had a wealth of experience in (he sales field in the auto- mobile industry. He welcomes his many friends and cus- tomers to see him for their He will hem in I? V every motoring need. Hi Phased assist the any way. BENY CHESTER POCZA CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE OK SUPERMARKET CAR IOT Phone 327-3148 ENROLL NOW Programs start January 4, 1972 Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Administration (36 weeks) Dining Room Service (12 weeks) Basic Plant Operation (12 weeks) DIAL CAREERS 284-8413 The Registrar's Office SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Avenue N.W., Calgary, Albeila Slaughter of wolves protested CALGARY (CP) A letter- writing campaign protesting the slaughter of wolves in Alberta is planned by the Calgary So- ciety for the Prevenlion of Cruelty to Animals. "I think it is disgusting that anybody can go and buy them- selves a box of shells and then go shoot a legal but it's not George Robson told 50 members. He said the limber wolf is a disappearing breed in Alberta and urged members to oppose the hunting of wolves. Leon Neilsen, former game warden and sociely administra- tor, said hunting regulations under the provincial wildlife act permit landowners to kill any number of wolves, cougars, coyotes and oilier furred carni- vores any time during the year on private land. Hunters with elk, moose and deer licences are allowed to kill an unlimited number of such animals on crown land be- tween Sept. 8 and April 30. G YOUR CATTLE RE THE ACTION CANADIAN Southern Alberto Livestock Marketing Open 24 hours a day to receive your livestock CONSIGN ALL YOUR LIVESTOCK TO THE CO-OP There are five packer buyers on our public market, so you the producer should consign your cattle to your Co-op and give them all a chance to bid on your livestock, right here in our sale ring. SALES EVERY DAY, NOT JUST ONCE A WEEK FEEDER HOG SALES Mondays 1 o'clock CATTLE SALES Tues., Wed., Thur., Fri. starting 10 a.m. WE ARE ALSO HOG ASSEMBLERS FOR THE ALBERTA HOG BOARD CONSIGN AIL YOUR HOGS TO THE CO-OP If you are In need of feeder cattle, phone us, we will be glad to fill your order to your satisfaction WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND FEEDER LAMBS YOUR CO-OP IS HERE TO SERVE YOU-THE PRODUCER. GIVE US A TRYI SOUTHERN ALBERTA iVESTOCK MARKETING HIGHWAY NO. 3 IETHBRIDGE PUBLIC STOCK YARDS 327-4010 Of ice Phones 327-2328 Want to go on a safari in Africa? Buy s football team? An Island in the Pacific? Pay off a mortgage? Start a new business? Loaf for a year? Think about it, then buy some chances on the Shrme-Uon instant-fortune sweepstakes. And remember the money raised benefits thousands of people m crippled children's hospitals, health care, from medical research and education, and community projects That's how every Canadian wins. After Isn't that really what sweepstakes should be all about? FIRST SECOND PRIZE.... THIRD FOURTH 70 PRIZES OF EACH ALSO 3 EARLY BONUS DRAWS EARLY DRAWS: DEC. 31, 1971, FEB. 14, APR. FINAL DRAW: MAY 24, 1972 TICKETS EACH GOOD FOR ALL 4 DRAWS SHRINE-LION ASSOCIATION P.O. BOX 1030, CALGARY 2, ALBERTA, CANADA Enclosed is my order, payable to the Shrine-bon Sweepstakes Association for S Please forward by return mail.................... Shrine-Lion Sweep- Sidke tickets at each. (Remittance must nccompuny coupon) TicKots from member, of A. Shrln. Temple and by tho Shrino-Lion Sweepstakes Association. This is conducted by the Shrine-Lion Sweepstakes Association ot the Government o( th. Provinc. of Albert. and .ubjact to th. rules and roaulat.ons applicable thereto. ;