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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Tilt IEJHBRIOG6 HERAID W.'clnpitlov. Hovomlm, 17, 197! Megan, es mount Blake sea, port j] HALIFAX iCPi Nova Sco- ii.' I'.-i.. a majority provincial iTiuncnt luilay for I he first 1-ine in months. Premier ill raid lieg.'m's Liberals won iitil- one of two byelections Tuesday but that was enough to Hive them a margin of two seats ir- il-e legislature. The result all but ended the prospect of an early provincial election. If they had lost Iwlh contests the Liberals would h.-.vo been left with i.ily half the -tr. seats in the house, exactly where they stood after the Octo- ber. general election. Standings now: Liberals 24. Progressive Conservatives 20. two. Liberal Frank Bczanson, was eleeted Tuesday in the An- n.-iixilis Valley riding of Kings IVi'st on liis 'third try. He lost to a former Conservative cahi- nr; rninisler by one vote last ye.-ir after a recount. That re- sult was later declared null and vi.id due to voting irregularities. nn i he Nuva Scotia south sli'.re tlu> Conservatives led by opposition Leader John IJu- ch.inmi had no trouble retaining n sea! in Queens held by them since lira. Floyd Mac-Donald. i ar-old physician, mere than the 1970 PC majority in constituency. He gave Lib- eral candidate Hurley Umplirey hi, second defeat in a row and YANf'OUVFR ICPI The coal storage capacity of West- shore Terminals at Kobcrls Bank, south of Vancouver, will he increased next month by lung Ions lo handle coal from Fording Ifivcr. north of Ft-niif in southeastern T.iitish The espan.-.ion. which cost about s-l.-l million, will cily at the deep sea port to long Ions. Tiie project provides for two additional storage piles, and loading equipment which can maintain a peak shiploading rail- of ii.300 Ions an hour. Foi-dini! Coal Co.. a subsi- diary of Canadian Pacific Ltd.. 11 has 'a contract to export three :i- millions tons of coal annually crease the total storage i-apa-. to Japan. roperty tax L says ATA boards are encouraged to em- ploy minimally qualified staff, CALGARY (CP) Senior government.1; should pay a grc-iter share of education the brief said, s-ivs the Alberta Teach- "The association advocates ITS' Association. I modifications 3n tlie finance In a brief to Education Min- j plan to encourage the hiring ister Lou Hyndman, the asso- a tax on land and provide most of ?ded for cduca- j and retention of the best quali- fied teachers." Tha association also said the six-percent limit on annual most school mousy necdec: ._ lioti is unfair. i increases il is true that education I''totally inadequate, i-i to the development of ''The effects c provincial and national eco-1 districts will be very serious norn'es. local government with and. in tile major cities, dis- iK limited source of revenue, aslrotis, in 1972." -honld not be eallcd on to raise I The association reiterated its large a shave. disapproval of plebiscites for Although tlie association said i expenditures that exceed me MINNEDOSA, Man. (CP) David Blake, a bank manager who run a low-key campaign, won the west-central Manitoba riding of Miuncdiisa in a provin- cial byelcction Tuesday, retain- ing for Uie Conservatives the seat that former premier Waller Weir held for 12 years. Mr. Blake, 46, of Minncdosa, led from the slart ami, with all 55 polls reported, had votes, compared with for New Democrat Emil Shellborn and for Literal Hugh Ste- phenson. There were eligi- ble voters. The results left the Conserva- tive opposition with 21 seats. The NDP, which ousted Mr. Weir from government in the general election, has 31 seats in the 57-seat legislature while there are three Liberals, one Social Credit and one inde- pendent The predominantly rural rid- ing became vacant with the res- ignation of Mr. Weir, who moved to Toronto become Cana- dian president of a United States-based chain of funeral homes. Sidney Spivak, Mr. Weir's successor as party leader, hailed the victory as a rebi to (lie 29-month-old NDP gov- i( SUpports a formula to distri- sLvper-cent ceiling. bttte money fairly between school boards in tlie province, individual hoards must have an hopeful far Iwhind. j taxing authority to pay j vote, was left vacant by tlie (or additions to the basic pro-! The teachers group also ask- jnation of former Consen-a- ed the minister to withhold We believe that education is too important an activity to be placed on the line for a protest five finance minister W. S. Ken-' STAFF QUESTION m-dy Jones. Because the existing formula portion of the provincial grants from school districts in which COLD IN THE WEST Below-normal temperatures are expected in the next 30 days in most of Western Canada, according to the long-range forecast of the United States weather bureau. In southern and central portions of Ontario, readings will be above normal. Pre- cipitation will be heavy in most of Ontario, western Que- bec and the prairies. Book stores deal proceeds EDMONTON (CP) Book- seller and publisher Mel Hurtig said Tuesday he is in the "U- na] .stages of negotiation" for the sale of his three book stores lo a Vancouver firm. If the negotiations are com- pleted, Harry Smith Ltd., a Vancouver book wholesaler, will lake over the stores and a subsidiary company, Book Or- der Service, at the end of Jan- uary. .Mr. Hurtig said. He said he will continue to operate the publishing com- pany he established several years ago and hopes to expand that operation. Mr. Hurtig. a founding mem- ber of the Committee for an In- dependent Canada, said the j Vancouver firm is a wholly Ca- nadian-owned company. Asked if the sale of his book- stores would have an effect on his political activity, Mr. Hur- tig said: "It would give me a bit more of an opportunity to be free to make a choice." drips "riot consider tercher edit- schools are closed by strike or cation and experience, school j lockout. Soviet natural gas of trade mission Hands off road Hopper ordered Mr Hopper has refused to CALGARY (CP) Ccdric Hopper, a ram who last fall closed the who arc working on lo the. home of Wilbcrt easier, 76. Mr. Hopper closed tlie road, which goes across his properly to tho Lancaster farmstead, be- cause he was tired of people driving through his building site, always leaving the gale open and "never asking permis- sion He said he lias nothing against his neighbor who has since been walking half a mile I to the nearest public road. Australia top supplier Japan TOKYO (API Olio Lang, Canadian minister of manpower and immigration and minister with responsibilities for the Ca- radian wheat beard, arrived in Tokyo from Vancouver today for it three-day visit to Japan. Lang accompanied by five TOKYO (API-Japan's food'government officials Including fo will provide tons, the United States tons and Canada tons. also will supply tons of industry. Tlie Canadian embassy said Australia j talks will be a follow-up to Hie discussions on grain and wheat for livestock feed. i other farm products at the Can- The entire bulk of barley for; ada-Japan ministerial confer- feed will be supplied by Canada, j ence held in Toronto last Sep- officials said. I lembcr. The agency said the wheat; Lang and his party will leave and barley shipments will leave i Tokyo for Hong Kong Friday en for Japan January. 'route to Australia. Heavy smokers are warned think twice about driving WASHINGTON (Renter1! j Commerce Secretary Maurice for more trade discussion? The mission could lead Nixon signing a formal trade agreement when he visits Mos- BRISBANE, Australia (Ecu- blood test showed a non- smoker exposed to the accept- able maximum general at- mosphere level of carbon monoxide pollution had a i reading of 2.5 per cent. The j reading for a heavy smoker i wa.s up to 7.5 per cent. "This is clearly five units above what is good for effi- i cicnt performance, particu- He told the annual confer- j you arc driving a I motor vehicle." he said. Gilpin emphasized that he was referring to chain smokers who went through between 20 and 40 cigarettes a tei-i Heavy smokers have been warned to think twice about driving. The Queensland director of air pollution control, A. Gil- pin, savs anyone who smokes 20 or more cigarc'les a day suffers from impaired vision and judgment. Stans left today on a trade drive that could lead to U.S. industry pouring millions of dollars into cow in May. Soviet enterprises. j WILL EXPLORE Trade officials said U.S. firms i Sums told a news conference are interested in investing in So-1 in New York Tuesday that he viet natural gas and copper de- j would explore in Russia the pos- posits to bring them into ftdl j sibihty of U.S. capital being commercial use. u-ed to develop resources hi a The gas. shipped in liquid form, would have a wide open market in the United States ence of tlie Australian Auto- mobile Association Tuesday. "If you smoke heavily, think seriously before taking your car on the highway, and if you smoke and drink you shouldn't he able to drive at all." Gilpin said that road safety campaigns concentrated on alcohol and ignored the haz- ard of tiie smoking driver, but a smoker at tlie wheel breathed in more carbon mon- oxide from his cigarette than from his car. He said an experimental day, and not the occasional light smoker. where projects have been cur- tailed because of a gas short- age. Stans, the first member of joint venture. He said there was some possi- bility- of extending export credit to Communist countries, and cited what he described as Rus- sia's need to develop its re- sources and increase its supply Robert Smalley. a commerce department official and a mem- ber of the Stans party, said today that the visit was mainly on an exploratory mission, to see what the Russians want to sell and their terms. "Mr. Stans could bring back a bagful of he said. This will be followed by a series of U.S. trade missions expected few months. CENER ES-ISS Weather and road report President Nixon's cabinet to of consumer goods, visit Moscow, and a party of to U.S. trade with Russia last arrive in Moscow Saturday I year amounted to million, after having two days of trade Stans goes to Russia with al- talks in Stockholm. Alter a 10- day stay in various Soviet cities the parly will go on to Poland ready in his pocket a 5135 mil- lion deal announced 12 days ago to sell grain to the Soviet Union. Superb "Fashion Leader Carpets" Made Exclusively for JORDANS by BURLINGTON Now Featured at SPF.CTAC- ULAR SAVINGS. ANNUAL Cheap Carpel at a Cheap Price in NOT Good Value! The SMART SHOPPER will buy the Best Quality at the LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE and deal with someone she can Trust! Jordans Reputation has been built on 42 Years cf Quality and Value service and integrity. Enjoy .these .outstanding Bargains, Nowi No Down Convenient Terms! Village Fair Gay, carefree nylon shag in Iri-colour harmony. .99 i SALE, sq. yd. Jubilee A boldly sculptured pattern softened by tip-sheared pile. Multi-coloured yarns of Du- Ponl Carpet Nylon..... .99 B SALE, tq. yd. Endless Summer Multi-colour nylon shag hardy heat set in tiaht twist. 9.99 Escapade The more, subdued, ''civi- lized" nylon shag most durable and practical in a cjalo colour selection. ,99 K H SALE, sq. yd. Jordans DOWNTOWN ot 315-6th Sfrot South Phono 327-1103 IN HOME SERVICII If you ma urmhU to in, phono nny of tlorM for nlvicn find "itimdli1 wilhoill oblicjolion. n school Sl'NRISK TIIL'll-SDAY T.iH SUNSET l.ethbriilge..... Medicine Hat ___ Pincher Creek i Calgary....... I Edmonton..... Banff......... Peace River... Rocky Mtn. House PcntJcton...... Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert North Battleford Thompson i Toronto.........49 41 39 41 39 37 Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax Charlottctown ST. PAUL (Special) Tlie North Bay......y, school boycott on Indian rcser- i Regina..........33 vations in northeastern Alberta Winnipeg...... 35 is weakening a bit. About 60 per cent of the chil- dren on the Saddle Lake re- serve are now getting around the strike and reaching school daily. Their parents take them to the edge of the reserve each Fredericton morning and there they meet! New York the bus that takes them to Miami school. Their parents meet the bus again in the late afternoon. Before the strike the bus! went on to the reserve to get tlie children at their homes. However, tlie strike is still firm on the Cold Lake and Kehewin reserves. The Gcodfish reserve did not go on strike. Band leaders called the strike in protest against fed- era! government policies. They demanded additional funds for band purposes. .01 34 25 29 42 31 22 1.56 35 34 .11 M 41 Denver' 43 33 .02 Las Vegas......59 45 Phoenix ......G2 44 Mexico City.....77 46 Honolulu ..'.....83 73 Rome.......57 37 Paris .....52 50 London......52 39 Berlin.........41 32 Madrid .........53 37 Moscow 39 36 Tokyo ..........52 43 j KOKKCASTS i Li'thliritlgi' Ttitlay: Main- ly sunny. Lows tonight near Tlinrstlny: Cbmly oe- riods. Highs near 40, Calgary-Mi-ilic-inc- Hat Today: Isolated snowflurrics liiis morning. Sunny periods by noon. Lows tonight 15-25. Thursday: Cloudy with a few snowflurries. Highs near 35-40. Kootenay, Connibia Today. and Thursday: Sunny with cloudy periods. Fog in some .02 valleys botli mornings. Highs today and Thursday, 33 to 45; lows in the 20s. HIDE AND SEEK Prime Minister Trudeau hides him- self from Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa after sharing o joke at the federal-provincial economic conference. GO DELUXE GREYHOUND WITH 'HOSTESS CARE' AND COMPLIMENTARY FOOD SERVICE DAILY, NON-STOP SERVICE To: CALGARY............. S 6.50 EDMONTON1........... S15.50 Leaving Lethbridge Bus Depot, a.m. New schedule now in effect. DOWNTOWN-TO-DOWNTOWN, HOTEL TO-HOTEL CONVENIENCE. NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED. For fi THE BUS PLUS! GO GREYHOUND .and leave the driving to us. No bombs in Japan TOKYO f Renter) Foreign! cialist mrmUr's alienation lhat Minister Takeo Fukuda said nuclear weapons are stored at ednesday the U.S. government has given renewed assurance that no nuclear weapons are stored in Japan. He was report- ing thi- to a lower house com- mittee meeting following a So- the U.S. base in Iwakuni, era Japan. PRIZE GOES TO (17 The Nobe] Peace Prize has beeii awarded to (17 recipients SIMPSONS-SEARS PLEASE NOTE In Simpsons-Sears ad that appeared Tuesday, November 16th stating the store would remain open Wednesday afternoon, This is no) the caso. Simpson-Soars, continue !o abida by the present early closing by-law. We re- grot any inconvenience to our customers. H J A complete factory engineered grain handling EH centre for caltle, hog, and poultry feeders, M 'Ask about our "Trade-Grain" or "5-year" Finance Plan' GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY IETHBRIDGE, Alberta 1 H m tm m m m m li OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lelh- j ice sections. Banff Kadium and bridge dislricl are bare and in i n.-mff-.lasprr highways a r o mainly hare, occasional .slip- pery sec-lions. Snow tires or chains are required while tra- velling over the Kogers Pass, Hiinff-.laspcr Ingluvav and on winter driving eoudilion Highway I, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Golden is hare and in good condition. lo llcvi'lsloKe has 2 in- ches ol new snow, plowed and sanded. Motorisl.s arc advised to walch for slippery and black POUTS OF KNTKY (Opening anil Closing Cotllls 24 hours; Camay f, a.m. In 9 p.m. MST; Del llonila n a.m lo R p.m.: Hooscvillo, B.C. I! a.m. lo r, p.m.; Kiniisgalo, B.C., Iraurs; Porthill Rylicrls II a.m, lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed Wlldhorse, 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Logan 1'nss closed, all Banff Natiiinal Park ski ac- cess roads. ;