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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE inHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, November 8, BABY Two-monlh-old Chrislina Topf was reunited with her molher Mrs. Ermila Tc-pf, after being found abandoned on a doorsiep in Norlh Vancouver. The child was laken from Ihe YWCA nursery by a woman who asked for her by name. (CP dispute clflc Press, whose union is affil-ialetl with that of tho truck divers, refused lo operate the presses on the grounds that he laper was destined for an un-lair employer. The truck drivers are members of the Vancouver Printing Specialities and Paper Products Umon. They removed their picket line Tuesday after ratifying a contract agreement that followed Ihe Pacific Press settlement announcement by minutes. Normally the drivers wait until the six unions employed hy Pacific Press sign contracts, which then become effective between them and S and P Distributors, an independent company. This time, however, they took the first action, issuing a 72-hour strike notice and then going on strike last Friday. It affected the publishing runs of the two newspapers on Satur-day. When Ihe pressmen, one of [ive of its unions which had :aken strike votes, refused lo operate the presses, the company lut back with a 72-hour ockout notice. Only the newspaper Guild, representing edito--ial employees, had not taken a strike vote. The Pacific Press Settlement, made at 4 p.m. after 54 hours of negotiations, replaces contacts which expired Oct, 31. It ncludes an hourly increase of 51.24 for key personnel over two years. The issue of technological change, a major part of the dispute, was settled with a formula giving Pacific Press the right to introduce new technology and processes that could reduce the size of the work force. The company would be allowed to reduce staff by attrition, but once the size of the work force is reduced >y five per cent, the company would pay the union affected a >asic pay scale for each man displaced. No employee now on he work force would lose his oh because of change In technology. The settlement is subject ratification by Hie mem burs of six unions employed b Pacific Press. Pacific Press oivns both Tli Sun and The Province and Ui papers share printing and pres facilities. News-gathering, cir culafion and some advertism functions are separate. One source said the wage In creases in the new two-yea contract would amount lo 1 per cent the first year and nin per cent the second year. News m VANCOUVER (CP) Seattle was reached Tuesday in the Pacific Press contract dispute and Vancouver's Iwo daily ncwspapuvs were back on the streets for the first lime since Friday. Publication of the morning province was hailed early news urday when 28 truck drivers employed by S and P Distributors Lid., the company which distributes The Province ami the evening Sun, set up a picket line outside the truck loading docks at the Pacific Pi-ess building. Pressmen employed by .Replace CALGARY (CP) City council voted Tuesday to replace the two aldermen who sit on (he Calgary Police Commission and recommended the provincial government replace two of the three members it appoints. The five man commission was embroiled in a controversy this summer when it chose a United States police chief to head the Calgary force. After citizens protested and Look at EDMOXTON (CP) The government is looking at Quebec's plan of providing den-.al care to children between one and seyen years, Helen rtunley, licapital services commission minister, told the leg-slature Tuesday. Winter job EDMONTON (CP) A total of million has been committed by the provincial government in a program aimed at reducing winter unemployment jabor Minister Bert Hohol told the legislature Tuesday. Half the total is in a special yarrant intended for educa-ional institutions to pay for raining programs, SI million is or work programs involving erosion control ami the rc-naining million is for agri-ultural employment programs. No doubt VERNON, B.C. (CP) -Dkanagan-Kootenay, a riding hat rocked back and forth on lection night between Liberal ind Conservative before going o tho Liberal by 42 votes, beams a more one-sided victory council refused to endorse selection, chief Charles Gain of Oakland, Calif., withdrew his application. The commission later chose RCMP officer Brian Sawyer of Victoria lo replace M. J. Kent who has retired. Alberta Attorney General Men' Lcitch said Ihe province will support council's decision on the commission and appoint the citizens selected by council. The changes are immediate. ec beallb plan The examination of the Quebec plan is "only one" of the matters being studied in an over all examination of health care services, she said. The study, under way for several months, "covers the whole gamut" of hospital and medical services, she said. assistance The announcement came several hours after Dr. Fohol's department released employment statistics for October. About persons or 3.7 per cent of the labor force were out of work compared with 3.3 per cent in September. The minister said most of the education a- 1 programs announced Tuesday afternoon will be short term but should have ong-lerm results because they would make the students potentially more employable. about vole back announced that the official count gave Liberal Doug Stewart, a member of the last house, a 157-vote margin over runner-up Howard Johnston of the Progressive Conservatives. The official count: Stewart L Johnston PC Maksvlewich NDP 11 395 senator WASHINGTON (AP) Senator Margaret Chase Smith, 74-year-old Maine Republican, a powerful figure in Congress "for more than three decades, was toppled in a major election upset Tuesday. While losing out in the Sen-ale, which now becomes an all-male bastion, women captured five seals in the House of Representatives and seemed to have returned all but one of the 10 congresswomcn who ran for re-election. Only Representative Louise Day 'Hicks, 50, (Dem. Mass.) was in trouble as late election returns were counted. She was trailing Boston city councilman John Joseph Moakley, 45, a Democrat who ran as an independent. Mrs. Hicks campaigned against busing of school pupils. With Mrs. Hicks, there would be 15 women in the House. One of the women, Representative Leonor Sullivan (Dem. Is in line for chairmanship of the House merchant marine and fisheries com-millee, and will be only the third woman to serve as a House committee chairman. Representative Sullivan wns elected to her llth term Tuesday. TWO NEW BLACKS Female newcomers to the House include two black lawyer-legislators, California assemblywoman Yvonne Braith-v.-aite, 3D, of Los Angeles, who was vice-chairman of loses 51, Republican, and Patricia Schroader, yi, Democrat, a Colorado lawyer and a founder of the Women's Political Caucus in Colorado. Altogether, 67 women ran for Congress In 24 states, most of them from minor parties. Among incumbents, Representative Bella Abzug (Dem. N.Y.) gained a second term, defeating Patricia Ryan, a widow of Representative William Ryan. The Senate will have no womnn member for the first time sinre 1849. The other current woman senator, Elaine Edwards (Dem. La.) who had been appointed to fiU the vacancy after the death last summer of Senator Allen Ellender (Dem. did not run for a full term. Elected senators By THE CANADIAN PHESS Following is the Canadian Press list by parties of U.S. senators elected, with party gain shown unless unchanged (x incumbent) DEMOCRATS xjohn J. replacement loses seat WASHINGTON fHeuler) -John G. Schmilz, a lasl-minut sland-in for wounded Alabam Governor George Wallace failed to make a dent In ttv presiden ial election race. The controversial Schmitz running as representative of th American Independent Party did not win any of the 538 El ectoral College votes to elec the president, whereas Wallac won 46 four years ago. Wallace had been hoping t improve on that perfurmanei and become a powerful fore in American politics before be ing cut down in an assasslna tion attempt while campaign ing in Maryland last Mav. The 42-year-old Schmitz, 1 long-time member of the rlghl wing John Birch Society, re placed him on the independen party ticket and was proclaim ed as 'America's foremos anti-Communist." He immediately made head lines with charges that Wai lace was the victim of a ion spiracy. Schmilz conducted a vigorous campaign across the country concelrating on attacking ident Nixon. He aiigcred the Nixon faith ful wilh a widely quoted mark that "I'm not opposed tc his Nixon's visiting China, "I'm only opposed to his cominj back." sta on electo WASHINGTON (CP) With fll per cent of the vote counted, President Nixon won 49 states with 521 electoral voles; George McGoveTi won one slste and Hie District of Columbia with 17 votes. NIXON STATES Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Mary-nnri Michigan Minnesota Mississippi rial vote Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming IHcGOVEIlN STATES Massachusetts (14) and District of Columbia The electoral vote required to elect is Returning Officer A. R. SC has no and Texas State Senator Barbara Jordan, 36, r k a n 5 a x John L. McClellan Colorado Floyd K Discover body ol missing T 1 There will be three from >f SQUAMISH, B.C. (CP) was not reported reduce medical congresswomen, from PRESENTSJTHE lighways crew Tuesday dis-Mvered the remains of a man Dolice believe had been dead al-nost six months in a wrecked ar at the bottom of a steep mbankment along the highway bout 45 miles north of Van-ouvcr. A police spokesman said the nan, whose name was not re-Fa rmers EDMONTON (CP) Minister Hugh Homer aid Tuesday his department is jutting together a "package" of >olutions lo farm problems re-ulling from snowstorms which truck northwestern Albcr-n early in the fall. He toll tne legislature the jackage "hopefully would alienate the situation" affecting Wins reserve Marilyn Lebsack of Vulcan las won the reserve world championship at the Winter Fair in Toronto. Her sample of Chinook wheat, variety developed jointly by he Lethbridge and Swift Cur-ent, Sask. research stations, laced behind the first sample rom England lo win the title in he 50-year history of the fair. Mrs. Lebsack said this mom-ng that she was real glad her a m p 1 e did that well. "Next ear, I'll try harder and we can get the title back to she said. New law i'( QUEBEC A new Quc-icc law governing advertising iimed at children will take by friends or relatives. He was believed from Vancouver but positive identification was expected to take two weeks. The accident likely occurred late last spring, the spokesman said Personal papers found in the wreckage indicate the man made a bank transaction in Vancouver May 31. 3 get help many farmers faced with partial or total crop loss. "We have opened negotiations with Ottawa on a technical level with rcgarl to what assistance might be Dr. Horner said in reply lo a question from Marvin Moore (PC Smoky whose riding encompasses part of the affected region. wheat title Mrs. Lebsack follows in the footsteps of her father Harold Hansen, formerly of Vulcan, who won the world championship in 1969-70-71. He entered Chinook wheat also from his farm in the Vulcan district. The lisve been growing Clunook for many years and always use it for en-loring exhibits, usually in Loth-bridge and Calgary. The only other Alberta winner was R. E. Asher of S and A Seed Farms of Brooks, who won the world title in pedigree forage seed competition. >r children rrcn Lo buy, or encourages others to buy, a product and advertising which uses a (CP) The government has no immediate plans to implement a u ilization fee in an attempt to reduce unnecessary use of hospital facilities, Health Minister Neil Crawford said Tuesday. He was replying lo opposition leader Harry Strom during the legislative question period. "We have many continuously ongoing areas where we are studying data to see where the costs are in the system and to sec jf (here might be some wav lo begin lo control Mr. Crawford said. "But 'no special attention is Prisoners planned given to a fee that the honorable leader of the opposition referred lo." Mr. Slrom then asked Helen Hunley, the minister without portfolio responsible for the Alberta Health Care Commission, whether the government is planning lo introduce a system whereby doctors would charge patients a "mandatory fee" for each -isit "as an attempt to discourage over-utilization of doctors' services." Miss Hunley said (he government i.s nol considering it "at the present time." "We ere reviewing the entire field of Alberta Health care services and thai takes vis right through the whole gamut of low we're doing it, how best we can do it and what we should be doing in the she said. "We have considered the acceptance of a mandatory fee but al Ihis time we don't feel that it's necessary. We've indicated to the doctors our great concern that we should keep costs down and feel we have their co-operation." Miss Hunley said a hill should have some im-pncl" on the situation will he introduced at Ihe current silling of Ihe legislature, but she would nol claboralc. "What we're looking al is the lole picture: What we're gelling how much we're paying for it and how we can do il better. "We hopefully will have that resolved within Ihe next few she Representative Shirley Chisholm (Dem. NY.) was re-elected to a second term. The other new congress-women are Brooklyn lawyer Elizabeth Holtzman, 31, Democrat; Maryland lawyer and circuit courl clerk Marjorie Holt, Spock is poor fourth WASHINGTON (Reuler -Dr. Benjamin Spock, the worlds best known baby doctor, ran a poor fourth in the presidential election race, as the Peoples Party candidate. In his First attempt at politics, Dr. Spock's party failed to gain even one per cent of the total vote, winning only some GO.OOO ballots. The 69-year-old political activist has snlcl 25 million ropies nf hi-; pnlial.ric liamlbnnk. Rahy and Child Cam, first published In Wilh his running mate, black-community organizer Julius Uobson cf Dr. Spock had run ivliat V.T.J considered (he most left of all political platforms aimed at picking up protest votes among disenchanted student anti-war Sam Nunn Richard Clark, gain from Republicans, Waller Huddles-ton, gain from Republicans. J. Bennett Johnston William D. Hathaway, gain from Republicans. xWaller Mondalwa xJames 0. East-land xLce Mctcalt New xThomas J. Mclnlyre It h o d c xClaibome Cell South Dnknla-James Abou-rczk, gain from Republicans. U' r s t xJennings Randolph HEPUDLICANS xTed Stevens James A. McClure xCharles H. Percy xJames B. Pearson xEdward Brooke xHohert P. Griffin xCarl T. Curtis New xClifford P and SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pic .cthliriilge 53 35 'incher Creek 49 29 Medicine Hat 53 report Los Angeles 69 60 Las Vegas 60 45 Phoenix 84 55 Honolulu 84 72 Rome Gfi 46 Paris 52 44 29 55 50 Berlin 57 52 Prairie 23 13 Banff 41 30 40 -34 28 Stockholm 52 39 55 45 .07 Penticlon 50 31 .01 'rince George 38 29 vamloops 49 36 'ancouver 54 46 .42 laskaloon 33 23 legina 32 2H Vinnipeg 24 20 'oronlo 50 45 .04 Ottawa 42 36 Lclhbrldgp, Medicine A few cloudy intervals today. Highs near 45. Lows near 26. Thursday: Sunny. Ilighs near Calgary A few cloudy Intervals today. Highs near 40. Lows near 20. Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs near 45. Columbia, Kootenay Region-Today: Cloudy periods and Iso-aled showers. Highs near 45. Tonight and Thursday overcasl with periods of rain. Winds at times strong southerly. Lows near 35. Highs 40 to 45. 42 36 Charlottclown 37 34 St. John's 32 .05 lalifax 42 34 37 33 Chicago 53 17 York 61 54 .16 liami 78 73 1 GO political prisoners who staged a mass break-out from a Bolivian island fail said Uiey Jinrl planner] the operation for two wfinks 3'ir] completed it in f.lvTC minutes, They were brought to Havana R lomlay by a special Cuban plane which picked them up at Lima, Peru, where they went after crossing the border. They told Cuban newsmen v.to met them at Havana air-pot that they took advantage of a .soccer match to overpower their armed guards and take control of Coali Prison, which stands on a small island on Lake Titicaca, high in gain from Democrats. North .Jesse A. Helms, gain from Democrats, rV'.vpy F. Bart tell, gain from Democrats OrcRon-xMark 0. H.ilfiold Sonlli xStrom Thur-mnnd xlloward K Baker xJohn G. Tower William L. Scott, gain from Democrats. xClifford P. MISS OUR 30th ANNIVERSARY BONANZA DAYS NOV. 7, 8 AND 9 Enter your name for tiie free draws Free refreshments it Movies _____ character known to PftE SIDE NT 1 A I WtlTF j litutlons, said Tuesday. The legislation, described by he government as the first of Ls kind in North America, will rohibit false or misleading ad-crtising aimed at children and epictinc nediclne or vitamins, cnigrating the .-minority of the larcnts or representing "poor amily living habits" will also >e forbidden. H also bans advertising vhich cxpresscly Incites chil-Dcii Dy THE CANADIAN PRESS S I Catharines, Onl.-R. )ouglas Hunter, 74, a former hairman of the St. Catharines ublic utilities commission icmber of the commission for he last 25 years, after n cngthy pnbliralinn. Mr. Tetley paid in a statement Ihc law "is addressed [o the information media, adver-t.siiif- agencies and business on-cralinR in CJncbo-r." A planned committee to .supervise application of the regnal ion would Include two representatives from the government, two from consumer groups and two from Ihe business community, ho said. -LllS roiiMi'l linger W. C7, r.'ftcr being bndly burned In n bomb attack on his consulate last Thursday by three youths. Clifford S. Kent, 77, a well-known aviator, nflcr n long ill MRS. Ixmdnn- Russell Thnrmlikr, nclnr nnd nulhnr of UK: Dr. Syn novels brother of DA IDA Sybil Thnnxllko, whole operation, which K.d bcrm planned for two weeks, was completed in llirec minutes, they said. They then pnrsuadod si x fishermen t n :ikf Ihcni ayhnre nnd walked for Kl hours In reach Ihc Po.u-vian border town of Hyunguyo, where hey were fcxl nnd c othod. Sixty-seven were reported to lavo arrived in Havana. Hut tl y four others had been 'captured after 'ds at Cinli had .sounded an alarm. They told Ihc airport press rimforenrc Hint lo'lurc was pracfiocrl at Coatl Prison, and some, .showed scars lo phoiopra-Ithors whilft receiving a quick modlcnl check. Tn l.a liolivin, the Interior ministry said Mini (Hi of 73 political prisoners who had escaped lo Peru had flown to Hfivnnn. The minMrv said that of the n 1 h c r s (fiiir hurl IHMJII recap-imd, ono hud himself in find two wore at largo. SjM HIKON JjfPIL I" New products on display GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coults Highway, Lollibridgo P.O. Box 1207 Phone 328-1 AS OF 3 COUHTIiSV All highways In Ihc district are bare and dry and in good winter driving coiv Jllion. Bnnff Hndium highway bad nch of new snow, plowed and nmlptl, snow All olhiT highways in the area are bare and dry ind in good winlcr driving conation. I'OflTS 01.' ENTRY (Opi-nin hours; Carwny :i n.m. lo li p.ni looscville, B.C. a.m. to K p.n 'orlhill Itykcrls a n.m lo mid iVildhow, a.m. lo 5 A.M. TODAY Ol' A.MA Adequate snow tires or prop-nrly filled chains arc in Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier ind Mount Uevclsloko National 'arks, the Banff Jasper high-vay and ski access roads in ianff nix Jasper National 'arks. Logan Pass closed. B nnd Closing Coullj Del Moniln n.m. In 11 p.m.; KiiifMjaic, U.C.; :M hours: light; Chief Mounlnin closed; Prince Vlrginlo Orsini, 110, Duku of (ira-ina und member of one ol Ihu lost undent and noble families f Romp, of heart VICTORY FOR NIXON Mop shows lancsicln viclory for Prcnidenl Nixon in Tuesday's olcclion. Nixon carried 49 slates fcr 521 rlrclorol votes while Gcoign McGovorn tnrrind MasscichusclK nnd Dislricl of Co umliin lor 17 cloclornl volei. (AP WirBpholi ;