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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTMGRIDGE HERAtD ri'Vrf Saturday, Novombor 7, Anneals IL CALGARY (Cl't Mayor Hcxl Sykcs Friday appealed a defamation judgment against him following Mr. Justice S. S. Liebcrman's ruling Thursday in which lawyer Robert Fraser was awarded and full costs. The mayor was sued for comments be made last year during a city council meeting which was debating whether a road near a shopping centre would be a main throughfare or a quiet residential street. Mr. Fraser, who specializes in "senior commercial transac- tions" for clients dealing with the city, said the remarks re- duced his position at city Justice Liebcrman said he found a case for both punitive and aggravated damages in the suit Court Quashes Hike For Police WINNIPEG Manilo- ba court of appeal has quash- ed an arbitration board award giving Winnipeg policemen a six-per-ceut across the board wage increase on their i9iO contract. The decision was made Fri- day after affidavits were taken from the three arbitration board members on a so-oallod "mysterious report" which not been distributed, to all board members. Chief Justice C. Rhodes Smith said the chairman of the arbitration board, S. B. Nitifc- man, "though well intenticm- ed." was guilty of legal mis- conduct. The chief justice said, how- ever, the court was unable to say whether the report in- fluenced the chairman's deci- sion. Stanley Scarr, president pi the Winnipeg Police Athletic Association, bargaining agent for tlie policemen, said follow- ing the decision that the asso- ciation will re-open negotia- tions with the city on a new 1970 contract as soon as pos- sible. He said the association would continue to for a 20-per- cent wage increase sought in the earlier negotiations. He said if negotiations show little progress in the early stages, the association would he willing to have the dispute go quickly to an arbitration board. Drug Squad Arrests 98 In October EDMONTON (CP) Octo- ber was the busiest month ever for the city police drug squad Statistics released Friday show 98 arrests were made with 116 charges laid for of- fences covered by the narcotic control act, food and drug act and public health act. Twenty-nine of those arrest- ed in October were charged with trafficking in marijuana or hashish or with possession ot the two drugs for the pur- poses of trafficking. Two per- sons were charged with traf- ficking in heroin and four were charged with possession of he- roin. A morality branch spokes- man said there were 55 charges laid under the food and drug act and the public health act dealing with chemical drugs and trafficking in them. There have been 382 drag ar- rests in the city so far this year, with 488 charges laid. PREPARE FOR CARDINAL CUSHING'S BURIAL- Albert Castellarin, left, ond Fred Bonasoro, employees of a Lynn- field, Mass., marble firm, remove the marble tablets that cover the crypt where Richard Cardinal Qishing will be buried Saturday afternoon. The crypt located in a tiny chapel at St. Coletta's School for retarded children at Han- over. City Youth Kenneth Johansen, Leth- biidge; has been named a mem- ber of the Circle K sendee or- ganization at Rick's College, Rexburg, Idaho. The organization, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, works on projects on camp-j and in the community, including work with c! ildren of the county's Oppor- tunity School. ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Ftafci a TOiramiirf Tlun wtne i-Roltaiia Special fents Caravan mw.Tlia ils public tiiaa system and 'a 1m if. (targe br Departmint, Rettaik of Pall Hall United, MdJ 8th Street Swft East, Calami 14, Wbsrta, SATURDAY, NOV. 7 Southmlnster Circle Square Dance Club will bold their regular dance at Ladies please brine a box lunch. SUNDAY, NOV. 8 Tre Chinook Outdoor Club will hold a one- day hike hi the Porcupine Hijls, Meet at 6 a.m. at Civic Sports Centre and bring lunch. The Lethbridge Branch of the Canadian Cancer Society will hold their "Miss Hope" contest in the Yates Centre at 3 p.m. V The Knights of Columbus will hold a free non-denominational Sports Night every Sun- day from 7 to 9 in Assumption School for Jr. High School Students. MONDAY, NOV. 3 Southminister Learners Square Dance group will meet in Southminister Hall at 8 p.m. Box lunch please. TUESDAY, NOV. 10 The Winston Churchill High School students will hold a "Drama Night" in the Yates Centre starting at 8 p.m. The Rothman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service that is provided free of charge to all non-profit oganizations in the area. In order that your organization's events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary inform- ation by mail please to Mrs. HELEN KOVACS, The Lethbridge Herald. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11 The Sunrise Ranch will hold Open Housa from 2-5 p.m. marking their first anniver- sary. The Golden Mile Drop-ln-Centre will hold a pot-luck lunch starting at sharp. All are welcome. THURSDAY, NOV.l! The Lethbridge Family "Y" will stage a fashion show "Secrets of the Fashion World" at p.m. in the YMCA All Purpose Room. FRIDAY, NOV. 13 The Overture Concert Series will feature the Canadian Opera Co. in "Orpheus in the Underworld" at the Yates Centre at 8 p.m. SATURDAY, NOV. 14 St. Augustine's Parish Fall tea and bake sale will be held from p.m. in the church hall. The Northern Native Dancers will present a show in the Lethbridge Friendship Centre at 8 p.m. Old-time dance to follow. The McKiilop Church UCW will hold their Holly tea and bake sale from 2-5 p.m. OTTAWA (CP) The Com- mons has held off imtil next week the filial vote on the gov- ernment's bill to replace regula- ions under the War Measures Act, with promises from New 3 e m o c r a I and Conservative MPs to propose changes de- signal to protect civil liberties. In debate Friday, members of all opposition parties took issue OFFIC1AI OPENINO Pierre taporte's widow, Francoise, attended Friday the of- ficial opening of the Pierre taporte bridge that spans the Lawrence River at some 650 feet from the old Quebec City bridge. The new bridge bears the name of the late labor Minister Pierre laporte, murdered, Oct. 17, by terrorists of the Front de Liberation du Quebec. Jobless Rate Edges Up In U.S. WASHINGTON (CP) The United States unemployment rate edged up last month and ter jean unmien, m rejuj iu manufacturing jobs dropped, Pat largely because of the auto- hns workers strike against General Motors, the labor department reported Friday. The national jobless rate edged up one-tenth of one per cent to 5.6 per cent of the work force, the report said. The total number of jobless was virually unchanged at 4.3 milion. Representative John Me- C o r m a c k of Massachusetts, Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives, twice charged during the campaign prior to Tuesday's general elec- Imperial Tobacco Appeals Fine EDMONTON (CP) taper- .1 Tobacco Products Ltd. is appealing an Alberta Supreme Court decision that the com- pany used untrue statements in an advertising campaign last fall. Mr. Justice W. Sinclair fined the tobacco firm on two charges of making false state- ments in advertising that the company used to promote Ca- sino cigarettes in Alberta. The appeal claims there was no evidence to suggest that anyone, "ignorant, unthinking and credulous" had found the advertising untrue, or had made any such complaints. Imperial Tobacco is also ap- pealiig the sentence on the iptnind that it was "harsh and excessive" in view of the ab- sence of any intention to de- ceive. The firm claims the judge had taken their advertising in every pack" out of con- text with oilier statements on the packages of cigarettes and display signs. Stage Protest LONDON (CP) About 50 young Canadians living here demonstrated Friday in front of Canada House against the emer- gency measures put into effect by the federal government fol- lowing the political kidnappings in Quebec. After their peaceful demon- stration at Canada House in Trafalgar Square, the protesters marched through crowded streets in central London for a similar meeting at the Mayfair headquarters of the Quebec agent-general in Britain. The meetings followed the es- tablishment of a group called the Ad Hoc Committee for Soli- darity with Quebec and Canada, which says a suspension of civil liberties in Canada has resulted from the measures employed by Ottawa to combat the separatist guerrillas in Montreal. rsfflv MALI OPTICAL %S3 I COMPANY ITD. E Gary Martin Dispensing Oplittan 307 6th St. S, 327-7155 Garbage Dumps For Ships Planned To Qean Strait VANCOUVER (CP) Spe- cial plots for burial at shore are to be set up for ships' gar- bage now despoiling Vancouv- er's beaches. Longer Terms Imposed On Robbers VANCOUVER (CP) Three men sentenced to three years for armed robbery had their terms increased to 12 years Friday by the British Colum- bia court of appeals, Mr. Justice C. W. Tysoe said It was up to the courts to curb the increase in robberies by im- posing more severe sentences. He pointed out that the maxi- mum for armed robbery was life imprisonment and the lash. The crown had appealed the three-year sentences given in provincial court to Richard Nutter, 21, Walter Collishaw, 25, and Lee Greg Dulong, 20. They held up a trust company office in March and escaped with Doctor To Examine Prisoner NANAIMO, B.C. (CP) Francis Wayne Oliver, 21, charged with two counts of non- capital murder, was remanded Friday to Dec. 4 for psychiatric assessment. Oliver appeared in provincial court before Judge Stan Ward- ill charged in the ihooting death Oct. 24 of Klaus warner Prufer, 32. Dr. Donald Wright told the court he had examined Oliver and said the accused had a his- tory of anti-social acts indi- cating ha is mentally ill. Prufer was shot and killed as he stepped from his boat to investigate a noise. Oliver is also charged in Vancouver in the shooting death of Donald (Dogface) Tur- ner Oct. 23. tobacco 5 money can buy WEIGHT WATCHERS. Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. H RANCHQ MOTOR HOTR MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only tho original Weight Watchers (TM) to watcll your weight. Hundleds of thousands have dona it successfully. REGISTRATION MEETING MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 Federal Fisheries Minister Jack Davis said Friday that Ottawa is serving notice that all "sullage and dunnage" dumped at present in the Strait of Georgia garbage that washes back to Vancouver's beaches must be collected in containss starting early in 1971, Shipping companies are being told that the container contents will be buried in spe- cial plots on shore eithei that, or they will be incinerated with federal inspectors su- pervising the cleanup opera lions. "Everything will be as anti- septic as we can make it anc none of the ships' garbage will find its way out into the Gull of Georgia in the Mr. Davis said. Mr, Davis, In a speech to the Save our Parkland Association, also said steps are being taken to clean up the Fraser River where it enters the sea in greater Vancouver. Couple Start Honeymoon In Hospital PEMBROKE, Out, (CP) A bride and groom spent the first night their honeymoon in separate hospital beds Thursday night after their wedding reception turned into a brawl, police reported. One of the wedding guests, Lyle Severin, was fined and costs Friday on charges of being drunk in a public place and causing a disturb- ance. The newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nieman, were released from hospital this morning after treatment for minor injuries. Police said the brawl started when the wedding cake was knocked to the floor. The bride, trying to break up a fight, was knocked uncon- scious. The groom was in- jured when he came to the rescue. Bertram! Quits QUEBEC (CF) Jean- Jacques Bertrand, leader of the Union Nationale party, an- nounced Friday he is stepping clown and will ask the party's national council to set a date for a convention to choose a succes- sor. Indications are that the lead- ership convention will be held in late spring or early summer for the post Mr, Bertrand has helc since the death of Premier Dan- iel Johnson in 1968. Looking healthy and not at al sad, Mr. Bertrand, 54, told I news conference that his experi- ence in politics has taught him that it's hotter "to plan your exits than let others plan them for you." "I don't want to hang on to the job." Mr. Bertrand said the party's ruling body, the national council with about 380 members, will meet Jan. 23 in Quebec City. He said he will remain "per Cecily neutral" in the r.icfl for I thfl leadership. Delay Final Fote On WMA Changes will) specific clauses In the Pub- lic Order (Temporary Mea- sures) Act, 1070, which was ap- proved at second reading 152 to 1 the day before. Earl'ler in the Commons, Prime Minister Trudcavt said the government was doing "a great deal of things" to fight unemployment and would do more "if they are needed and if we have the money." In reply to Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield, Mr. Trudeau cited past policies against un- employment, including funds for housing, payments to provinces and expansion of the money supply. The Commons was also told the government has started ap- proving perpetual leases in na- tional parks "as an interim measures." Northern Development Minis- ter Jean Chretien, in reply to tion that unemployment was runing at six per cent. He said then that the Nkon administra- te was withholding the an- nouncement of a six-per-cent figure until after the voting. Labor department officials de- nied this charge, saying the fig- ures had not yet been compiled. Today it issued the figure of 5.8 per cent. The bureau said that (lie total number of unemployed had risen 1.4 million in the last year, most of them formerly full-time workers. Democrats had campaigned heavily against President Nixon's economic record. EARNINGS UNCHANGED The bureau reported that av- erage earnings of some 45 mil- lion workers remained un- changed at per hour, but weekly earnings dropped 33 cents to because, of a small drop in the average work week. Weekly earnings were up 3.2 per cent in the Isst year, but the sharpest U.S. inflation in 20 years more than wiped out the increase, and purchasing power was 2.5 per cent below a year ago, the bureau said. said the government has not decided what to do with about 750 perpetual leases hot renewed under the new policy. COURT MAKES RULING It lias been parks policy since 1958 to convert perpetual leases to 42-year agreements. But the Supreme Court of Canada ruled recently that the government must honor the original perpet- ual leases. Most of Friday was used for debate on the public order bill, now in committee stage, which precedes third and final read- ing. Andrew Brewin (NDP To- ronto Greenwood) and Eldon Woolliams (PC-Calgary North) said the bill required safeguards against abuse of civil liberties by police and prosecutors. But Gilbert Rondeau (Credi- Shefford) urged beefing up the penalties under the legis- lation, calling the government "too soft, too complacent" in its treatment of Quebec WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT Of. ABOVE 19.flO JU ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lcthbridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Edmonton Banff........ Calgary....... High Level Peace Hiver Rocky Mntn House Prince George Penticton Vancouver Saskatoon Thompson..... Regina........ Winnipeg....... Toronto....... Ottawa......... Montreal....... 37 15 28 23 48 35 24 21 39 29 35 35 26 22 24 20 32 22 5 .01 35 29 51 36 57 47 31 25 24 15 30 27 31 29 53 38 48 43 47 43 Quebec........41 33 Halifax 43 33 .01 St. John's, Nfld. SI 35 Chicago......82 48 New York...... 54 45 Washington 60 42 Las Vegas.....74 66 LethbrWge Cloudy with periods of light freezing driz- zle or very light snow. Patch- es of fog today and Sunday, highs 3540, lows 15-20. Medicine Hat Cloudy with freezing drizzle or very light snow today. Patches of fog. Highs 25-30. Sunday, sunny pe- riods, low 20, highs 35-40. Kootenny, Columbia To- day and Sunday: mostly cloudy with a few snowflurries over the mountains. Highs today and Sunday, 38 to 48; lows to- night 28 to 35. THE ENCLOSED BOTTOM MISKIN SCRAPER 9 Hydraulieally controlled loading with material flowing into bucket, 0 Hydraulically filled forward to cut or scraps, Hydraulically tilted back to transport bad on hardened steel plates, f Hydraulically controlled spreading or dumping. Capacity of 2li yards. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX 1202 IETHBRIDGE OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESV OF AMA All highways In the Leth- bridge district are bare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Motorists are advised that snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling over the Kcgers Pass. The Logan Pass is closed for the season. POUTS OK KNTIIV (Opening and Closing Colitis 2-1 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to G p.m.; Rooseviile, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 21 hows; Pnrthill-Bykertj (t a.m. midnight fihief Mountain dosed, ;