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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -.Saturday, November M, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Lawyer's interpretation of WMA followed by paper in kidnap crisis EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta cheese lias never developed as it might done because it has teen used as a sort of "balance ..-heel" for the seasonal the fluid milk '.ry. D. J. Prince, dairy specialist with the Alberta agriculture Imcnt, said this situation lias prevented es- of insistent cheeso !m existing -aarkcts. MONTREAL (CP) La Prcssc says its published news of events in Quebec's kidnap crisis lias followed "strictly" its lawyer's interpretation of tho War Measures Act. In a front-page statement pub- lished T h u r s d a y, the news- paper's managing editor, Roger MaUiieu, says that interpreta- tion may have been tco narrow. La Presse's section of a Mont- real j o u r n a 11 s t s' union an- nounced Wednesday night it will collect examples of what it con- siders suppression of informa. lion and disclose tlicm, if neces- sary, at a news conference. Resolutions called on tho union to ask La Pressc, North America's largest French-lan- guage daily, to give its editorial staff "the ful! freedom con- ferred on it by law." In his statement, Mr. Mathieu says: "Up to now, we have held strictly to the interpretation of our legal counsel on the source and diffusion of certain docu- ments relative to the current events. "However, we' have ascer- tained that in the last few days other organs of information Steel price increase possible by year's end APPROPRIATE THANKS Prime Minister Trudeau whoops with delight after receiving a leather jacket from the town of Maniwakl. The jacket was made by Mrs. William Commondo, wife of the chief of all North Amer- ican Algonquin Indians. Libya holds gim to TJ.K's head BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Ijbya is threatening to with- draw the huge currency ex change holdings it has deposited in Britain if arms talks between the two countries in London break down, diplomatic sources reported today. The Iternational Monetary Fund says Libya has more than million in foreign ex- change holdings, most of which is believed held in Britain. Libyan leaders belip.ve its withdrawal might have a seri- ous effect on the strength of the pound Sterling. Libya wants the 200 Chieftain CAPRI IS COMING tanks Britain promised to sup- ply to the goverment of King Idris before he was overthrown in September, 1969. Britain has accepted a million down payment but wants Libya to guarantee that it will use the tanks only for self-defence. Libya has told Britain frankly that it would participate on Egypt's side if hostilities are re- sumed in the Middle East. TORONTO (CP) Steel price ago, when prices went up by 1 about six per cent. H. M. Griffith, Stelco presi- dent, said in a recent speech that prices for scrap have gone up about 25 per cent during the last year while employment costs rose 6.5 per cent. The company representatives concede that the strike at GM is having a serious effect on the j economy but they doubt that the j loss of GM consumption will j create a surplus of steel and af- fect price competition. Banff park gate figures down BANFF (CP) A total of vehicles carrying passengers entered Banff Na- tional Park's east gate during the week ended Nov. 8, the parks department announced today. This was down 354 ve- hicles and passengers from the same period last year. CHOLERA KILLS JAKARTA, Indonesia (Ren- ter) More than Indone- sians have died of cholera dur- ing the last 10 months. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON- Ete, Truck Loads Trurk Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" increases may be pending t meet costs that have gone u more than Canadian official expected. The cost of materials is th major factor and the companie will not discount reports tha there may be a price increas by tile end of the year. Public statements ar guarded but there is a sense o urgency. "We're always s t u d y i n prices. We have to these day because of cost sai A. R. McMurrich, vice-presiden for marketing for Steel Co. Canada Ltd., Canada's larges producer. Mr. McMurrich said h doubts that the strike at Gen era! Motors plants will affec timing on any price increase because the companies will con tinue to be squeezed by cost in creases. Ross Craig, executive vice president, commercial, for Do minion Foundries and Stee Ltd., said: "The spiralling costs are way beyond anything that we hac considered. Coal has gone u] over 60 per cent in the last 12 months." Mr. Craig said most top-qua! ity coal comes from the Unite( States and both European and Japanese customers are provid ing strong price competition for North American consumers. An other factor would be increaser demand from electrical generat- ing plants in the U.S. this win- ter. U.S. PRICES IIIGIIEK Canadian base prices for steel now are less than U.S. prices. Federal department of indus- try, trade and commerce lists show the base price of carbon steel rolled plate is about at Canadian mills and about U.S. at American mills. In- cluding a 12.5-per-cent tariff, carbon plate would cost aboul Canadian. These figures do not include transportation costs. The company spokesmen say Canadian companies will re- main competitive with U.S. and foreign prices. Mr. Craig said there have been a series of ad- justments in U.S. prices during the last year. The last increase by Canadian companies was made 6 year CARDSTON LIVESTOCK AUCTION NO SALE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18th SALE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21st AT 1 P.M. STOCK COW AND BRED HEIFER SALE PLUS AIL OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE STAVELY LIVESTOCK COMMISSION THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19th AT 1 P.M. REGULAR WEEKLY SALE 200 HEAD YEARLING STEERS PLUS 400 TO 500 CALVES AND AIL OTHER CLASSES OF CATTLE NO SALE FRIDAY, NOV. 20th FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT CHRISTIE LIVESTOCK HERB CHRISTII lie. No. 231 338-7662 _ tcihbridg. MARIANO LARTER 228-3777 Stuvely CARDSTON SALE BARN 653-4342 Auto workers bargain Monday DETROIT (CP) A meeting between bargaining teams for the Canadian section of the United Auto Workers and Gen- eral Motors of Canada Ltd. has been tentatively scheduled for Monday, a union spokesman said today. The session will be for nego- tiations for a master agreement for such items as wages and pension benefits for the Canadian workers. Dennis McDermott, head of the Canadian section of the UAW, said the master negotiat- ing team of the union's Cana- dian branch will caucus during the weekend. Mr. McDermott met earlier Friday rath UAW Pres i d e n t Leonard Woodcock to discuss the application of a GM con- tract in the United States to Ca- nadian conditions. Battling Bessie dies at 71 LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Battling Bessie Braddock, Uie 200 pound "heavyweight champion of British died here after a long illness. She was 71. The lifelong fighter for the working man retired from the House of Commons last June after representing a Liverpool district since 1940. joined the Labor party in 1918 and was a member of its national ex- ecutive for 22 years. Her love of a scrap, rough tongue and 54-40-54 fran.e made Mrs. Braddock one of the most colorful figures in Brit- ish politics. Mr. McMurrich said the auto- motive sector accounted for 9 to 11 per cent of Stelco sales and General Motors car and truck plants account for only a por- tion of total supply to automo- tive companies. liavo taken liberties that go much further than our interpre- tation, the strictness of which no longer appears to us to haw justification." Mi'. Mathicu's statement did not refer specifically to the un- ion's complaints. But it say lawyer Jean-Paul I Lalancetle of the newspaper's j personnel and labor relations; department had been consulted j on the significance of regula-1 tions under the War Measures i Act to "protect our journalists and to allow them to accomplish their work without being wor- ried." The front-page statement adds: "We will respect the law, but from another viewpoint, which j will permit us to fully satisfy i the right of the public to be informed on what concerns them. And on this we will con- j tinue to be guided by recognized objectivity j and complete information. 1 HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects. CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT -112 1st AVE. S. Common sense people wear The Common Sense lent are Law! Why! TTioy're shatteproot They're only half vho weighs o( enfinaty lenses. They're backed by o woranty against eyt Injury They're available In YOUR prescription, So who needs 9 low? Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Prescription Sunglasses Children's Framel Magnifiers 0 Repairs Reasonable OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. iofortn. SKS-iETHBRiDGE'i Phone 311.3603, Winter is something else inBeautifulBritish Columbia In place of frozen drifts of snow, how about wooded green mountains in a land where golf, fishing and other outdoor activities are still in full swing A land you can reach simply by heading west toward the Pacific, Of course, winter does come to British Columbia... but it passes lightly over the regions around Vancouver and Victoria. And both these cities are alive with holiday appeal, including sparkling night life, fine dining spots, excellent accommodations. Plus scenic attractions like Victoria's Parliament Buildings and Vancouver's famed Stanley Park. Whatever your taste in holiday fun, you'll be delighted by the range ef activities in British Columbia now. And the weather is something elss. For a colorful Visitor's Kit, including a guide to winter fun in British Columbia, mail the coupon today. To: Government of British Cohmbij, Department of Travel Industry 1019 Wharf Street. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THE 4-SEASON VACATION LAND Please rush ma your British ColumHl Visitor's Kit. "t I I Nsnw- Address ;