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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHMIDQE Nwmbtf 2 in brtof Fewer flights planned 1973 LONDON Two -United States and two British airlines announced Tuesday they were reducing the of transatlantic If lights to save fuel. The an- came as 'national airlines began voting on a proposal to increase fares cargo rates to help offset soaring fuel costs The airlines cutting schedules are Pan American Trans World British Overseas Airways and Caledo- nian Airways. One official there will be 68 fewer and flights each week between London and four U.S. cities. The tariff-increase proposal would increase passenger and cargo rates four to six per cent Jan 1 in another step toward countering increased fuel costs. Explosion kills five BERLIN A gas ex- plosion blew the top three floors off a four-storey apart- .rnent house killing five persons and injuring police reported. They said the explosion re- sulted from two youths trying -to commit suicide by .domestic gas poisoning. One of them had been arrested during the weekend on suspi- cion of auto theft. The father of the arrested boy discovered the pair uncon- scious and was leaving to get help when the explosion oc- police reported The youths were found dea'd and the father seriously injured. Charles goes hunting LONDON News- papers reported today that -Prince 25-year-old .heir to the flew to -Spain Tuesday for a five-day vacation to see the girl that Buckingham Palace watchers -have predicted he will -Lady Jane Wellesley. Lady a 22-year-old art flew to Spain Monday to join her the Duke of on his .estate near Granada. A Buckingham Palace said only that the 'prince had gone to Spam for a days' as the -duke's guest The spokesman said Jane is one of the Prince's friends It's quite natural that she should be in her father's house party He dismissed the reports of a royal romance as same way the palace pooh-poohed reports that Princess Anne planned to marry Capt Mark Phillips before their engage- ment was announced. Lady first seen with Charles last also has dis- missed whispers of romance utter she told reporters recently. just one of the prince's CBC walkout ends OTTAWA An eight- hour walkout by CBC radio and television reporters in -protest against stalled contract talks ended at mid- night last night The 250 editorial members of the Canadian Wire Service held the country-wide walkout follow- ing the latest company .'contract made federal mediator Charles Poirier of Montreal. The protest follows two days of mediation efforts. -Last contract for the which represents all CBC news staff except those in Montreal and Quebec ended May 31. Union spokesmen said Tues- day that the ed as end at midnight and a member of the company bargaining team said the CBC would not lockout the employees. After rejection of a con- ciliation report in October by the union members voted by 90 per cent to strike if necessary to gain a satisfac- tory contract Strike action ready EDMONTON A strike by 600 city power employees could occur -anytime after today unless a settlement is a union official says. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local voted 91.2 per cent in support of strike action last week in a contract dispute with the city and union negotiators served notice on the city Monday. THE CUDDLE-ME COAT We have armf uls of these adorable and dash- ing coats in all the cuddliest opos- kidskin. In sizes 8 to 18. Priced from by CANADIAN FURRIERS. mil MI. CANADIAN FURRIERS A Tradition of PwtMWMMTtwMraMf. High and dry The P 0 liner Arcadia towers over workmen in drydock at Esquimalt where the luxury cruise vessel is having her bottom cleaned while the interior of the ship is renovated Tighter controls near on foreign investment By PETER LLOYD OTTAWA first comprehensive foreign investment controls moved closer to implementation Tuesday as the Commons began final reading of long- debated government legislation. Industry Minister Alastair Gillespie started the final Commons debate on his bill after the minority Liberal government overcame eight opposition amendment attempts. Government victory in each recorded vote was assured as the New Democrats and Con- servatives alternately joined the Liberals in voting against each other's amendments Just as the amendments had little chance of there is little doubt the bill will be passed on third reading. Op- position parties have in- dicated they will support the unamended reasoning it is better than no controls at all The first introduced in would establish a screening agency for foreign investment and restrict ex- pansion of foreign-controlled firms already in Canada. It was introduced as a beef- ed-up version of a bill that died upon dissolution of Parlia- ment for the general election. 1 Of 14 amendments proposed to the bill after it emerged from committee four were ruled unacceptable by the two were accepted and eight voted down by the Commons A New Democratic amend- ment providing for the bill to go into effect not later than 180 days after royal assent was accepted Nuclear build-up sought in Europe PARIS Western European of parlia- ment called on their govern- ment today to take the first steps towards the creation of a European nuclear force in the face of growing Soviet power and diminishing United States superiority. They urged the setting up of a Western European nuclear committee for target plan- as a step towards pool- ing British and French nuclear weapons in a new concept of defence within the Atlantic Following acceptance of a Conservative the bill provides for the minister to present to 180 days of the end of each fiscal report on operations taken under its provisions dur- ing that year. Two of the amendments re- jected Tuesday would have given the provinces a direct voice in an investment screen- ing. They were both introduc- ed by Elmer MacKay Rival amendments propos- ed by the Conservatives to in- crease the number of com- panies subject to takeover without screening and by the NDP to decrease the number of such companies both were defeated Tw6 proposed amendments by Lome Nystrom to increase the penalties for per- sons or companies attempting to circumvent the screening process were defeated. Deaths By The CANADIAN PRESS Stoney S. a lawyer credited with writing many of New York State's industrial in hospital Von former Olympic track and field coach for 44 in hospital Guideline study underway for environment use By BRUCE EASSON and JOHN LeBLANC TORONTO The Man and Resources a massive experiment in citizen is progressing toward its intended despite complaints by some delegates and dissatisfaction among-native peoples. getting where we want to Ed Wilson of Swift said Tuesday. have to be prepared to give a little bit and generally that's what's One group that got support for its complaints from many other delegates was the native peoples. They set up a separate working group Tuesday night to consider issues directly affecting them. The new group hopes to in- corporate its proposals into one of the 12 of which the conference workshops have been considering since Mon- UIC payments dropped in fall By NEIL GILBRIDE OTTAWA Unemployment insurance payments fell to million in the fourth month in 1973 that payments were less than the cor- responding month last Statistics Canada reported Tuesday The September total was million or nine per cent below August and million or five per cent lower than 1972. Payments this year in June and August were also lower than in those months in 1972 Earlier this Man- Schoolboy attitude Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Vancouver MP Grace Maclnnis delivered a tongue-lashing to MP's Mon- day for tittering like .schoolboys whenever she talks about family planning. Mrs Vancouver was asking Manpower Minister Bob Andras in the Commons why the application by the Family Planning Association of B.C. for a Local Improve- ment Program grant was refused. While MP's heckled Speaker Lucien Lamoureux advised Mrs Maclnnis to ask questions of the minister in- stead of conveying informa- tion to the House. was laying the groundwork for my the Vancouver MP said amid laughter. seems in this House to be some idea that these sub- jects I raise are not of interest to Canadians across the coun- try There is a general school- boy type of titter which goes around when these questions are she protested She advised MP's to give her a respectful hearing even though they don't think their constituents are interested. Town gets historical site By JEAN SWIHART Herald News Service FORT MACLEOD A non- descript area once the site of proud North West Mounted Police is on the way to becoming an of- ficial historic site. Money for the changed hands in a ceremony here Tuesday. And when you see the you know someone means business. The area is just west of 1st. Ave. Tourists now see a water a small cement house that was a projectionist's booth for a former drive-in some colorless billboards and a couple of criss-crossing roads. The town was planning a campground project for the OPTOMETRISTS DR. RALPH F. OLER announces his association with DR. DENNIS H.PITKIN Offices In two locations For apfotninmiU 127-2SM LMhbrMgt 862-1104 site But' then someone realiz- ed this land was hallowed This is where the ghosts of solid Canadian history whisper a message of daring with Jerry Potts leading the chorus. Yesterday there was a flurry of speeches as a really important project for Southern Alberta got under way. On hand to witness the ceremony that represents valuable hope that the signifi- cant portion of early Fort Macleod can be revitalized in the were represen- tatives of town organizations. Dr James G. chairman of the RCMP Alberta Centennial handed over 300 to Bruce acting director of the provin- cial museum branch of the heritage resource develop- ment division of the depart- ment of youth and recreation. The ceremony took place in the Port Museum with depart- ment store dummies dressed like Colonel James Macleod and Chief Crowfoot looking on. Dr MacGregor said Fort Macleod is the first communi- ty in Alberta to begin centen- nial plans and is a in- dustrious He com- plimented the townsfolk on their keen interest in preserv- ing history. The money will be used to make the location of the old NWMP barracks an historical site Work on locating the comer- stone on the original building was begun this summer. Next suitable markings will be made and perhaps a display panel and .other designs will be erected to portray the historical significance of the cupied until 1884. Mr. McCorquodale said is our intention to outline or mark the location of the struc- tures in suitable Reconstruction of the barracks is not being con- sidered at the present time. The NWMP barracks were built in 1883 but were not oc- cuped until 1884. power Minister Robert Andras announced an ex- pected total deficit this year of million in the amount of unemployment payments above the amount of employer and employee contributions. He also announced the jobless pay tax will go up next year In payment totals declined in all provinces and territories except Saskatchewan compared with the month before. Payments compared with September a year ago were higher in New- Prince Edward New the Yukon and Northwest and the rest were lower. The Maritime provinces have experienced higher un- employment rates this year than the rest of Canada. The average weekly pay- ment in September was up 66 cents from August and 10 above a year earlier. The report gave these September Total payments up 000 for the month and down over the average payment up 18 cents for the month and up over the year. Total payments down for the month and down over the average pay- ment up 90 cents for the month and up 43 over the year. British Total payments down for the month and down for the average payment down for the month and up over the year. said Clive Linklater of executive director of the National Indian. Broth- erhood. Among urgent the na- tive delegates wished to con- sider were Quebec's James Bay power Mackenzie River natural gas native land claims and mercury pollution-- in Northern Ontario waters. WORK ON GUIDELINES By when the con- ference the 400 delegates from across Canada expect to produce a on future en- vironment and resources management. These are to be submitted to the Canadian Council of Envi- ronment and Resource Minis- ters the sponsor- ing and through it to the federal and provincial governments. Several provincial cabinet ministers indicated Tuesday that the guidelines should be useful in their long-term plan- ning Environment Minister Glen Bagnell of Nova Scotia said he intends to turn the conference findings over to his province's Environmental Control Coun- cil to serve as broad guidelines. think that over the two- year period of the program and considering the 11 juris- dictions the federal and provincial governments in- the cost is a very sound said Mr Bagnall The which began will cost about EXPENSES PAID All the expenses of the dele- gates are being paid but neither they nor any of the several thousand others who have participated at some point in the program receive any remuneration. Neil Saskatchewan's environment said his government will make considerable use of the conference rec- ommendations. But he said the resources conference is the beginning of an expanded ef- fort involving the public in dis- cussion and evaluation of the many tradeoffs necessary in maintaining a quality life and quality environment One Nova Scotia delegate called the conference not the of a citizen involvement program People from Sas- katchewan have been talking to people from Nova people from the Territories have been talking to people from P.E.I. They've found out how to do he said. Holiday A nail-care gift to create a winning haVid mERLE noRmnn COSmETIC BOUTIQUE Wigs Perfumes ;