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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI IFHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, November 9, 1972 U.S. spaceman's widow sues HOUSTON, Tex. (AT) The widow of an astronaut who died in a 1967 spacecraft fire filed a damage suJt Tuesday. Patricia White Davis, widow of Lt.-CoI. Edward II. While, named North American Rook- well Corp., and three subsidiary firms as defendants. The suit alleges that negligence in con- struction of the Apollo space- craft caused the fire. STORES FOOD A camel stores food, in the cm-red. Changes planned in coroner's act CALGARY (CP) Chief coroner Dr. M. M. Cantor an- nounced proposed changes in the Albcrla Cormier's Act yes- terday which lie said would make it the most advanced in Canada. One of (he proposals would allow inquests under some cir- cumstances where no death oc- form of fat, in its hump. Dr. Cantor said legislation ATTENTION FARMERS and RANCHERS FOR SALE AVAItABtE IN ALL SIZES -TREATED AND UNTREATED FENCE POSTS, POINTED OR ROUND -TREATED AND UNTREATED POLES. -TREATED AND UNTREATED SQUARES. -ROUGH LUMBER Contact: Mr. Andy Neumann U Fevre Sales Lid. In Receivership Yahk, B.C. Telephone: 604-424-5463 has yet lo be introduced to en- act the changes but it should be forthcoming. Main suggestions were that inquests should be held: In all honu'cides in which the assailant is not apprehend- ed witlu'n a reasonable period of lime, such as six weeks. In cases of non-fatal in- jury where the victim is in a coma and unlikely to recover. In homicides where the ac- cused is found not guilty, where charges arc dismissed or where the crown enters a slay of pro- ceedings. Dr. Cantor said he is also con- sidering inquests into homicides where the accused is found guilty and into cases of child battery including when the child lives. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABflSHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Avl. S. Phone 327-1541 Claims discrimination black students against MONTREAL (CP) Cana. clian elementary and high school systems fail to give Ca- nadian-born blacks the same opportunities as while children, a Sir George Villiams Univer- sity professor said yesterday. Clarence Bayne, who is also chairman of the National Black Coalition Institute of Research, said teachers in many cases tend to discriminate- against black pupils "because they con- sider them as lazy, indolent and unable lo learn." "The exact opposite has proven true with West Indian and African blacks who have received their early schooling there and completed their uni- versity education he told a service club luncheon. "During the last 15 years, these foreign-educated blacks have hecome doctors, and engineers, but there is al- most a complete absence of Ca- nadian-born blacks In these professions." Homes lacking LONDON (Rcutcr) About fl.OOO young people, excluding .ourisls, now are homeless and drifting in London, a social worker said yesterday. The so- cial worker was addressing a meeting called by eight volun- :ary societies which were slart- ng a Christmas campaign for he homeless. "And there's no point of n live-born blacks aspiring to an high positions here. It's very difficult for them to beat th psychological brutality th; they have to every day. "As [ar as the children ar concerned, their fathers are tx coming militant and fearful c their youngsters' future. The don't want their offspring to b brutalized today as they hav been for the last five or Mr. Bayne said. Housing starts show increase OTTAWA (CP) Construe tion started on nev houses and apartment units ir urban centres during October bring the cumulative total to the year to Centra Mortgage and Housing Corp reported Monday. The federal housing agenc said the October activity repve sented an annual rate of new housing stark, down fro) la September but abou equal to the rate which pre- vailed from April to September CMHC said housing starts i the first 10 months of this yea were up 24 per cent for single family dwellings, and up tw ?er cent for multiple dwellings Imitation. (they say it's the sincerest form of flattery) Before you buy "The latest, one-button, solid-state, modular-design Color have a look at the Original. TheOrieinalis Color TV. and we've been working on Ihe idea since 1965. TliaL wouldn't maticr lo you, except lh.n with some- thing as complex as a color TV, experience shows in many ways. We pioneered the n II snlid-Mate idea (when others were using lubes pioneered the prinled-circuit module others were wiring by hand.) Am! two ago we intro- duced Ihc first 5-lunclion. color other set still four.or live controls.) Together, these and other space-age ideas make up a complete for color TV rc- ceplion. call it the Quasar there's no mistaking it. Here's what lo look for, 1. Solid-slale 'Ihc in- credible Ihins about them is ilial lliey .ire f Thompson, is an election lerk. The pilot is 37-year-old 1 Giebmanns of Winniipeg. MORE GRAIN NEEDED ItEGINA (CP) Insufficient grain in store at the west coast ould cause "further erosion of ur reputation in serving our customers, Waller Nelson, pres- dcnt of the Palliser Wheat Growers Association, said to- lay. Mr. Nelson, in a news re lease, said winter is approach- ing and with it there will be snowslides and derailments up- setting the railway schedules and "we don't have enough re- serves out there to carry us through." He said that on Oct. 25 there was about six million bushels of saleable wheat at the coast terminals. Other grains, includ- ing durum, amounted to anolher six million bushels while capa- city of Pacific terminals is IK million. BODY NEVER FOUND NANAIMO, B.C. (CP) A man charged with the non- capital murder of a hunting companion whose body was never found was found not guil- ty by a British Columbia Su- preme Court jury. The jury deliberated for just over two hours before acquit- ling Michael Bascom Darwin, charged wilh the shooting death of Roger Banks of Vancouver. The crown's main witness was Maxwell Bailie, who is serving a five-year term for armed rob- bery. He testified he saw Dar- "We decided lo reject the for- mer custom of a three-member board with one member repre- senting employers, one repres- senllng labor and the chairman being independent of either the premier said. We feel such an approach has merit in the [ieid if man- agement-labor relations, but wa do not feel that such an ap- proach is valid with a board whose entire thrust is to pro- vide fair compensation to work- men of the province Injured during the course of their em- ployment." MAIN CRITERIA He said the main criteria con- sidered by the government In selecting the new chairman about a week ago were that he should understand the problems cf "Ihe labor people of the prov- that he should be com- passionate lo Ihe needs of the disabled and handicapped, and that he should be an Alberlan. The former chairman of the board was C. M. Macleod who retired earlier this year. Mr. Lougheed said liis Pro- gressive Conservative govern- ment intends lo slrive for a bal- anced labor-management rela- tionship in the province. He said the Alberta labor movement had indicated a year ago that it felt it had been Ig- nored by the previous adminis- tration in terms of major gov- ernment appointments. Such a situation would not continue with the new govern- ment, said the premier. The Conservatives upset the Social Credit administration of Harry Strom about 14 monhs ago. DISSATISFIED Mr. Lougheed said he still U dissatisfied wilh compensation levels for handicapped or dis- abled workmen despite the fact the province has already an- nounced an increase in the monthly payment to perman- ently-disabled workmen to from 5175. He also announced that the portfolio investment of the com- pensation hoard's funds will move "shortly" lo the treasury department's jurisdiction to per- mit better management of the funds and provide more money for compensation. Wheat sales to China increased WASHINGTON (AP The griculture department said ere further Unilcd Stales sales have been made lo Ihina, raising to about 10.7 mil- on bufhels Ihc amount sold mce purchases began in Scp- ember. The new sales Included early one million bushels an- ounced a week ago. On Sept. H officials eon- rmcd the first sale of U.S. heat to China in 22 years, bout 15 million bushels. Officials would not identify ic shipper, but Inide sources elievc Ihc l.ilesl. Iransnclion is oing handled by the Louis rcyfus Corp. of New Yoi'k and .iris. President NI.XMII announced '11 China had also bought 2 million bushels of corn. Tim epnrtmcnl. Ilien idenlificd Ihe ellrr ns Ihe Dreyfus rirm. Although relatively small onipaccd wilh more I ban -100 nlllion bushels sold lo Ilin So- cf Union Ihis yc.nr, diricials -gard Ihe wheat sales lo China ciK'nm-agiiig signs lh.il eking may turn further lo U.S. iarkcl.1. Canada plans new role in Vietnam peacekeeping By JOHN BEST OTTAWA (CP) Signs are growing that Canada intends lo take a hard-nosed position with respect to a posible Canadian peacekeeping role in Vietnam. The official government pol- icy is that Canada would be prepared lo participate in truce supervision arangcments if il could do so usefully and if the operation held the promise of success. The decision would be taken in the light of Canada's un- happy experience as a member of the existing International Control Commission (ICC) for Vietnam, established under the 1954 Geneva agreements. Privalely, some Ottawa Infor- mants voice much stronger res- ervations than External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp when he outlined Ihe governments attitude In a slalemcnt Friday. Their comments are in part a reflection of the fact that Can- ada has not heen kepi well in- formed about Ihc progress of U.S.-North Vietnamese cease- fire negotiations, though it has been asked to make itself avail- able lo help verify Ihe ceasefire when il comes. CANADA GROPING Canada still is groping in the. dark in trying lo determine what role it might he asked to said one source. "We have not Ihe fllphlcsl Idea of what Is envisaged." The remark recalled one by Mr. Sharp Friday thai Canada had "no Inside about what Is going on between Washington and Hanoi. As far as can be determined. Canada knows no more Lhe state of the peace about talks :han has been conveyed publi- cly by U.S. leaders, notably presidential aide Henry Kissin- ger. Mr. Kissinger said Oct. 2C fiat peace was al hand, houghi n final set of talks with lie Norlh Vietnamese would lie icccssnry. This past weekend, Secretary o[ State William Ho- gers said a ceasefire still Is several weeks away. Canada has been shown nei- ther the text of the tentative agreement worked out by the Americans and the North Viet- namese nor, short of this, the part dealing with terms of ref- erence of the proposed four-na- tion truce commission. TALKS HELD Asked whether the govern- ment has specifically asked Washington for this Informa- tion, an external affairs depart- ment source said "some dis- cussions" have taken place but he declined to elaborate. Because of all the uncer- tainty, Canada refused to com- mit itself to an armistice-super- vision role when asked to do so by the U.S following Dr. Kis- singer's statement. Instead Mr. Sharp offered the 19-member Canadian delegation to the moribund ICC, already in Vietnam, for whatever on-lhe- ground services il might render when a ceasefire goes Into ef- fect. A longer-term commitment would depend on the kind of terms lhat mighl be given the commission by the proposed in- ternational peace which this country "of course" would he prepared to attend. Dies m cave-in GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Harold Melvin Johnston, 22, of Claimant, Alta., was killed in industrial accident. Police said Mr. Johnston was excaval- ng a trench in the southwest )art of Ihc city when the walls collapsed on him. EQUAL PAY TEL AVIV (AP) Employ- ees in Israeli candy factories 1 c m n n ding equal pay tor women struck for 53 days, re- turning to work when manage- ment agreed to raise women's IHRCS from a ilny lo iboul. the same rnle men got. Here are Ihe ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I: 5-New Democratic; 3-b; 4-did not moot; 5-c PART II: 1-c, 3-b; 4-a; 5-cl PART III: 1-c; 2-a; 3-c; 4-d; 5-1) PICTURE QUIZ, Santiago ;