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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta r's interpretation of WMA followed by paper in kidnap crisis -.Saturday, November M, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 seasonal fludir'.bre the fluid milk '.ry, D. J. Prince, dairy specialist with the Alberta agriculture imcnt, said this situation has prevented es- of -Hisislent clieeso supplies for existing -larkcts. H" "El, EDMONTON (CF) The Al- berta cheese has never developed as it might done because it has teen used as a sort of "balance ..-lieel" lor the MONTREAL Pressc says its publi ol events in Quebec's kidnap e crisis has followed "strictly" its lawyer's interpretation of tho Measures Act. !n a front-page statement pub- lished T h u r s A a y, tlie news- paper's managing editor, Roger Malhieu, says that interpreta- tion may have been too narrow. La Presse's section of a Mont- (CP) journalists' union ap- ilished news nounced Wednesday night it will collect examples of what it con- siders suppression of informa- tion and disclose them, if neces- sary, at a news conference. Resolutions called on the union to ask La Presse, North America's largest French-lan- guage daily, to give its editorial staff "the full 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 TORONTO (CP) Steel price ago, when prices went up by 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 Commando, wife of the chief of all Norlh Amer- ican Algonquin Indians. Libya holds gim to U.K's head BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Libya is threatening to with- draw the huge currency ex- change holdings it has deposited In Britain if arms talks between the two countries in L o n d o n break down, diplomatic sources reported today. The Itemational Monetary Fund says Libya has more than million in foreign ex- change holdings, most of which is believed held in Britain. Libyan leaders believe its withdrawal might have a seri- ous effect on the strength of the pound Sterling. Libya wants the 200 Chieftain COMING tanks Britain promised to sup- ply to the goverment of King Idris before he was overthrown to 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 hi the Middle East. 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. Tins was down 354 ve- hicles and passengers from the same period last year. CHOLERA KILLS JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reu- 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! COWER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST Etc. Truck Loads Truck Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rel Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" increases may be pending to meet costs that have gone up more than Canadian officials cMMcted. Tho cost of materials is the major factor and the companies ttill not discount reports that there may be a price increase (lie end of the year. Public statements are guarded but there is a sense of urgency. "We're always studying prices. We have to these days j because of cost said A. R. McMurrich, vice-president Cor marketing for Steel Co. of Canada Ltd., Canada's largest producer. Mr. M c M u r r J c h said he doubts that the strike at Gen- eral Motors plants will affect timing on any price increases because the companies will con- tinue to be squeezed by cost in- creases. Ross Craig, executive vice- president, commercial, for Do- minion Foundries and Steel Ltd., said: "The spiralling costs are way beyond anything that we had considered. Coal has gone up lover 60 per cent in the last 12 months." Mr. Craig said most top-qual- ity coal comes from the United States and both European and Japanese customers are provid- ing strong price competition for North American consumers. An- other factor would be increased demand from electrical general ing plants in the U.S. this win- ter. U.S. PRICES J11GIIEK 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 about 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 o! ad- justments in U.S. prices during Uie last year. The last increase by Canadian companies was made 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 All OTHER CLASSES OF CATTIE STAVELY LIVESTOCK COMMISSION THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19th AT 1 P.M. REGULAR WEEKLY SALE 200 HEAD YEARLING STEERS PLUS 400 TO 500 CALVES AND All OTHER CLASSES OF CATTtE NO SALE FRIDAY, NOV. 20th FOR INFORMATION AND LISTINGS CONTACT CHRISTIE LIVESTOCK HERB lie. No. 231 3J8-766J _ MARIANO URtER 528-3777 Slovely CARDSTON SALE BARN 653-4342 Auto workers bargain o Monday DETBOIT (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 tor a master agreement for such items as wages and pension benefiis for the Canadian workers. Dennis MeDermott, head o! the Canadian section of the DAW, said the master negotiat- ing team of the union's Cana- dian branch will caucus dun'n lie weekend. Mr. MeDermott met earlier Friday with UAW President 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, the 200 pound "heavyweight champion of British died here after a long illness. She was 71. The lifelong fighter for the %vorking man retired from the House of Commons last June after representing a Liverpool district since 1910. Shs joined the Labor party in 1918 and was a member of i t s national ex- ecutive for 22 years. Her love of a scrap, rough tongue and 54-40-54 fraii.e made Mrs. Braddock one of the most colorful figures in Brit- ish politics. about sis 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 economy but they doubt that the i loss of GM consumption will j create a surplus of steel and af- fect price competition. 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. have taken liberties that go much further than our interpre- tation, the strictness of which no longer appears to us to have Mr. Mathieu'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- tions under the War Measures Art 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 Uiem. And on this we will con- Usue to be guided by recognized objectivity and complete information. HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects. CAtt 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. Common sense people wear LENSES The Common Sense lent In arc Lra! Why! Thoy're shattepraol They're only toff tba wsfgte of enftay lenses. They're backed by s 55.00CXCO wasrsaty egainst evs Inju They're available hi YOUR Sq who needs s few? 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For s colorful Visitor's Kit, including a guide to winter fun in British Columbia, mail the coupon today. To: Government of British Cohabit, Department of Travel 1019 Wharf Street. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. BRmSH COLUMBIA, THE 4-SEASON VACATION lAND Please rush ma your British ColumHl Visitor's Kit NMM- Address ;