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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, November 14, 1972 REACHING OVER READERS EN LETHBRIDGE and SOUTHERN ALBERTA! Place your advertising message where the reach is GUARANTEED A HERALD ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE WILL GLAD- LY HELP YOU PLAN YOUR NEXT ADVERTISING CAM- PAIGN LARGE OR SMALLI Phone Display Advertising 328-4411 The Lethbridge Herald Canmore dispute flares CALGARY (CP) The I own of Canmore and the Canadian Union of Public Employees arc involved in a dispute over men who used lo work in the community '.vest of Calgary. CUPE spokesmen said Stan TworowsUi and Donald Cook were fired by the for un- ion activity. But Canmore mayor Alfred Millins said they were dismiss- ed for refusing Lo follow a fore- man's orders. Calgary CUPE Local 37 re- cently lost a bid for union cer- tification for Canmore town em- ployees. Local president Ron Brown of Calgary said (lie men were fired within a week of the end of a three-month wait- ing period before another cer- tification attempt could be made. "Mayor Miltins has given no reason for dismiss but in our opinion they wer fired for union h> said in a release. NO EXPLANATION He added town officials havi refused to explain lo the union the reasons for the dismissals "If no action is taken we ar definitely taking action and lay ing charges" under the unfai practice section ui the Albert; Labor Act. Mayor Miltins said in an in terview it was "not in the tax payers' Merest" to keep thi employees. They had been warned, he said, and grievance meetings had been held befon the firing. "It had nothing lo do wit] unions. We are not afraid o unions." Town employees are "already getting what they he said, including fringe benefits and slightly higher wages than workers in 'some other munici palities. It was not revealed where the two worked. Hard-nosed relations forecast CALGARY (CP) Future relations between Canada and the United States are going fr be "tougher and more hard- says Calvin Rand, pres- ident of the Niagara Institute for International Studies form- ed last year at Niagara-On-The- Lake, Ont. "The more than can be done today to bring the nconlc from the two countries together, the the Buffalo, N.Y., resi- dent said in an interview. "Corporations are beginning to realize there are a lot more dimensions to their activities than just the almighty dollar." Many U.S. executives of mul- ti-national corporations working in Canada don't understand Ca- nadian people, politics, or cul- ture. many Canadians take a narrow, strident view of Am- ericans as invaders and mani- pulators of Canadian economy and culture." The goal of the institute is to help these points of view get- closer together, he said, so the countries can get to know each other better. He added that Canadian cul- tural and economic indepen- dence now is a "crucial" issue. Ex-manager awarded EDMONTON fCP) The for- mer manager of a Red Deer ho- tel, shot in the abdomen during an attempted robbery, has been awarded bv the Alherta Crime Compensation Board. Joseph Farkas was seriously wounded in the shooting at the Windsor Hotel in Red Deer on Jan. 30. The board awarded the pay- ment on the basis of partial in- capacity to work and a loss from the sale of the hotel which Mr. Farkas said had to be sold due to his injuries, lie also re- ceived a monthly pay- ment from Ihe Workmen's Compensation Board. Thor deal announced TORONTO fCP) Canada Northwest Land Ucl. announced Inriay agreement lo acquire nil shares of Thor Exploration Co. Md., a private Alberta com- pany. Thor's only asset is a ccnt interest in Panned ir Oils Ltd., n consorlium nf Iho fcdor- rnl government nml privalo companies involved in northern oil and gas exploration. The deal is for I.BOO.OOO treas- ury shares of Cannda North- west, a listed company, and a note. Tuna fishing roiantries fail to reach PANAMA (AP) An inter- governmental group represent- ing tuna [isliing countries failed to reach agreement yesterday on special out-of-scason quoins, raising Ihc possibility of imvcst- ricled tuna fislnni! in the e.isl- ern Pacific next year. The six countries Canada, Cosla Rica, Ihe Unilct'i Stales, Japan, Mexico and Pan- lo hold a special meeting In mid-Deccmhcr in La Jolla, Calif., in a further at- tempt to reach agreement. The Inter-Ameiican Tropical Tuna Commission composed nf experts from the same coun- tries, has recommended a total catch quota for 1973 of tons of yellow fin tuna. The commission conducts sci- entific studies of Hie lima in- habiting the eastern Pacific ocean in order to measures for maintenance of stocks at levels that could sup- port maximum fishing yields on a sustained basis. a agreement The commission's statistics show Ihnt (he United States lakes about ilO per cent of the ctnnual cnlch, the remaining 20 per cent being shared by a dozen oilier countries, including non-members of the commis- sion. Among commission mem- bers, Mexico ranks second and Japan third. Mexico, which is adding seven vessels lo its tuna fishing flccL proposed that the out-ol- scason quota for new boats of coasfal countries to be set at 000 tons in 1973. Tlie United Slates offered an alternative proposal providing for (ons. Minister killed PENAJVG, Malaysia CAP) Health Minister Mahmood Saccla, 48, of Syria, was injured fatally yesterday when he was rim clown by a motorcycle while attending a seminar on cholera anc'i smallpox. Considers apology lo Tnicleau OTTAWA (CP) Defeated Liberal MP Murray MclJride says he lost his Lanark-Hcnfrcw- Carlelon riding in Ihe federal election because of an anti- Fi'cnch backlash, and he is con- sidering a written apology to Prime Minister Trudeau over void.- prejudices. Mr. McBridc lashed out at what be called the "deep south" prejudices of voters in bis riding. "They felt they just bad lo lop the he said in an interview. While; re-election polls show- ed a large propu.'lion of unde- cided voters in his riding, Mr. McBridc said voters had actu- made up their minds but (lid net want to reveal them- selves as "bigots." Mr. McB'ide won the riding in 19G8 with a 424-vole plural- ity, but lost to Conservative Paul Dick by votes Oct. 30. CALGARY (CP) The West- ern Canada Traffic Association wants immediate from wester n provincial govern- menls lo slop the "customiz- ing" of cars, motorcycles and bicycles. Al Swanson, immediate past president of the as.socialion, .said Monday the concern is wilh the safety aspects of mod- ifying or altering any compo- nent (hal impiir the vehicle's operation Ife said recommendation, will be presented by each division of Ihe association lo HIE respec- tive provincial atlorney-raieral in an allempt to have them written into law. Piccommendalions include: The placing of ii driver on a prohational status when con- vicled of two or more hazard- ous cV'iving violations until an approved appropriate driver le- habibtalion course Is complet- ed; The use of "fully reflec- tive" licence plates in Alber- ta and British Columbia; The envelopment of bi- cycle paths; Federal government re- search lo set noise-level limits for vehicles, lo reduce noise- levels and to research methods mid equipment to provide en- forcement agencies with mobile tuding equipment. Hunger death cause SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) I Three out of every 10 deaths in children unc'or one year of age in Latin America's largest city are caused by malnutrition, a study by the university of Sao Paulo's school of public health I has disclosed. SIMPSONS bears DELUXE TRACTION Our best 4 ply nyicn li.-p. Eujll wilh deep, wide iraclion trend lo keep ycu going IrirCL'cjh no rv.r icr who! li-.e weather. Guaranteed 36 months ogainsi cul. SNOW GUARD Has two Fibre l-'fs