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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thunday, November 1972 THE IITHMID9E HRtAlD 21 Pepin mum on post OTTAWA (CP) Trade Min- ister Jean-Lui: Pepin declined to say Wedvsday wficther he would keep his cabinet post de- spite the fact that he lost his Commons seat. His fate was in Ihe hands of Prime Minister Trudeau, he said, and an announcement would be made "oon." When asked later what his plans were should he retire from the cabinet, Mr. Pepin said, "I'll let you know next week." He acknowledged there are precedents of cabinet ministers in former government who did not hold Commons seats. But he said his was the differ- ent case of a defeated member who already held a cabinet po- sition, "although I've been told there are precedents for that too." Mr. Pepin said he had made his opinions on the matter known to the prime minister, but declined to say what they were. Patronage charge on Mackenzie road to be aired in full investigation YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) Commission Sturat Hodgson of the Northwest Ter- ritories has ordered an in- vestigation into allegations o! conflict of interest and patron- age surrounding an iroject clearing the right of vay for the Mackenzie High- way. Fort Simpson, N.W.T., con- ractors have complained that APPEAL REJECTED Rima Issa Tarwious, 19, left, and Therese Halaseh, 21, right, two young Arab girls serving life sentences for their port in hijacking a Belgian air- liner to Israel last May, sit in dock during appeals hearing in Tel Aviv court. An Israeli military court rejected their appeal for a lesser sentence saying their conviction and sentencing were justified. Girl at left background is a guard.__________________________ Bank of Manitoba recommended WINNIPEG (CP) Premier Ed Schreyer said here that a document recommending the establishment in Manitoba of a public bank is "one of a large number of discussion papers" being prepared for the govern- ment. The paper is not now govern- ment policy, Mr. Schreyer told a news conference, adding that policy discussions and possibly substantial changes will be made in the draft before policy decisions are formulated. Proposals for increasing pub- lic participation in the Manito- ba economy were submitted to the planning and priorities committee of the cabinet in a document submitted under a confidential memo from Marc Eliesen, secretary of the com- mittee. The 38 page document out- lines an economic development plan to change the Manitoba Development Corp. into a pub- licly owned bank which would accept public deposits and make loans. The document also proposes the creation of a large holding corporation to serve as an um- brella for a wide range of pub- lic corporations to produce goods and services in com- petition with the private sec- tor. Leaders of Manitoba's op- position parties were critical of the paper. Conservative leader Sidney Spivak said Mr. Schreyer must reconcile it with previous state- ments indicating a moderate approach to business govern- ment relations. Liberal leader I. H. Asper said, if the document is the NDP plan for Manitoba, "Let's fight the election on it, and I'm absolutely confident the NDP will be reduced to four seats." He said the document con- tains every indication that the government's long term aim Action by uuioii head asked MONTREAL (CP) Jerome Choquette, Quebec justice min- ister, has been asked "to stop the intimidation" by United States-based unions during re- cruiting drives by rival unions at construction sites in Quebec, a Montreal labor leader said Monday. Michel Bourdon, an official of SMART EXECUTIVES Lease Their Business and Personal Cars BECAUSE Leasing can be less expensive than buying Leasing is time saving and convenient Leasing simplifies your tax records No cash investment required For the complete facts on leasing contact BORIS KORESHENKOV, Leasing and Insurance Rep. BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd AVE. and 8th STREET S. Phono 328-1101 the Montreal Construction Tin- ion, an affiliate of the Con- federation of National Trade Unions, told a news conference his union sent a telegram to Mr. Choquette Friday asking him "to intervene quickly." The American unions are members of the Quebec Feder- ation of Labor. The two feder- ations and the Centrale des Syndicate Democraitques are engaged in an official recruiting drive at construction sites which allows them to try to per- suade members of other feder- ations to switch allegiance until Dec. 12. FURRY FACE PRAGUE (AP) A farmer who left his car door open while leading grapes, com and plums was startled to find- a furry face staring at him when he glanced in the rearview mirror on the way home. It was a badger which had climbed in with the crop. is to become substantially in volved in the province's econ lay Hiver, N.W.T. business in- BresU have received preferen- Jal treatment in the awarding of work on the project. The project manager, Andre Carrel, was in Yellowknife meeting government officials about the situation. The 50 mile section of right of way running from Fort Simpson to the Cansell bend of the Mackenzie River, repre- sents the start of the ?100-mil- Edmonton faces rates increase EDMONTON (CP) An av- erage increase of 16 per cent in the city's water, power and telephone rates, effective March 1, has been recommend- ed by city commissioners. The recommendation was presented to city council and was referred the council's ec- onomic affairs committee. The commissioners also rec- ommended that the total 1973 utility contribution to genera' city revenue be set at mil- lion, so that the know in advance money to expect. city might how much Approve loans EDMONTON (CP) Almost million in direct loans and loan guarantees have been ap- proved for land purchases under the Agricultural Develop- ment Act, Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said Tuesday. In a written return tabled in the legislature, Dr. Homer said lion, 750 mile highway to the Arctic Ocean announced by Prime Minister Trudeau last summer. The road has been a source of controversy since it was first announced. It has been attack- ed on environmental and so- cial grounds as well as over the haste with which the mas- sive project was launched. Business failures decline TORONTO (CP) Canadian- business failures in September were down 12 per cent to 205 there had been 725 preliminary from a month eariier says Dun inquiries for land purchase loans between April 1 and Oct. 31. The board of directors con- sidered 203 applications and 118 were approved. The rest "have been tabled for further information not really re- jected." The amount approved for dir- ect loans was and the amount for guarantees 000. sr.d Bradstreet, a credit report- ing agency. The figure also represents a drop of five per cent from a year earlier and ended a string of increases above 1971 levels beginning last April. Five provinces had fewer fail- ures in September than in Au- gust with Ontario reaching seven-month low. Failures Manitoba and British Columbia reached five-month highs. CANDY FEATURES Deluxe Vista Sandwich Creams Chocolate, Vanilla and assorted packs, 1. uuiuruio package! for gift "ving. 1.17 Pot 'o Gold Chocolates t-lb. box of assorted choco- lates: creams, nuts, and cruncliie. 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