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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Closed hearings held STONY PLAIN (CP) An inquiry into the operation of the Stony Plain Municipal Hospital resumed in closed session Wednesday to discuss individual patients and their treatments John Hill, the Edmonton lawyer conducting the one- man commission of inquiry, said the hearings had to be continued behind closed doors to conform with confidentiali- ty requirements placed on hospitals by the Alberta Hospitals Act. The confidential session was open to doctors involved with the cases as well as lawyers. Robbery charges laid CALGARY (CP) Robert George Brennan, 29, of Salmon Arm, B C., and Karsten Jensen, 19, of Spruceview, Alta have been arrested in Calgary and charged with the attempted armed robbery Nov 8 of a bank at Turner Valley, 20 miles southwest of Calgary, RCMP reported Wednesday. Tory MLA renominated EDMONTON (CP) Bill Diachuk, Progressive Conser- vative MLA for Edmonton Beverly, was renominated by his party to contest his con- stituency in the next provin- cial election. Mr Diachuk, a city in- surance agent who was first elected in 1971, was renominated by acclamation Shooting victim identified WABASCA (CP) RCMP have identified Allan Richard Cardinal of Wabasca as the 14- year-old boy who died follow- ing a shooting accident at this community, 175 miles north of Edmonton Police said the boy died when he accidentally shot himself while hunting muskrats Government over-reacted CALGARY (CP) The oil industry and the Alberta government grossly over- reacted to the federal budget, says Nick Taylor, Alberta Liberal leader He said Premier Peter Lougheed is taking advantage of the resources revenue dis- pute with Ottawa to start campaigning for the next provincial election. He said despite oil industry warnings, the budget would help small. Canadian and independent oil companies Mr. Taylor, an oilman himself, said the budget provi- sion to disallow deduction of provincial royalties from federal taxation will help small firms compete with the multi-nationals. The new tax package means that major, often foreign controlled companies can no longer use the deductions to buy control of oil producing properties, he said UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H Lethbridge...... 55 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie. Banff 50 55 21 20 35 Calgary 35 Victoria 50 Penticton 53 Prince George 28 Kamloops 39 Vancouver 52 Saskatoon 33 Regina 33 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Today: Variable cloudiness Winds west 30 with gusts to 50. Highs about 60. Lows tonight near 25 Friday Mostly sunny Cooler Highs 35 to 40. Calgary regions Today Mostly cloudy. A few snowflurnes this evening Winds becoming north 25 this afternoon Highs near 50 but turning colder this afternoon. Tonight Cloudy Lows 15 to 20 Friday Sunny Highs near 30 Columbia-Kootenay regions Today, cloudy with a few L Pre showers this morning Friday, 44 cloudy with sunny periods. 45 Highs today near 45, lows 48 tonight in the 20s. Highs Fri- 18 day near 40. 17 .30 MONTANA 33 24 East of Continental Divide 16 Considerable cloudiness 38 1 56 with mild temperatures and 47 strong gusty winds most sec- 19 04 tions today. Scattered rain 35 41 and snow showers over 40 1.06 western mountains. Colder 29 tonight and Friday with snow 25 over mountains and widely scattered snow showers at lower elevations. Continued windy tonight but wind decreasing Friday. Highs to- day 50 to 60 Lows tonight 15 to 25 north 25 to 35 south Highs Friday 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Periods of rain north today with occasional showers south. Snow over mountains. Scattered snow showers tonight and Friday. Becoming sunny at times Friday but colder Highs today 45 to 55 Lows tonight 20s. Highs Fn- 35 to 45 IDEAL FOR THE OUTDOORS MAN 1974 SCAMPER 9 FT. CAMPER Fridge heater, jacks, twin tanks, bunk BILL ROMANCHUK Was Now BILL WANTS TO SAVE YOU 375 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. 'Serving you over a qualer century 302 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-2805 PORTS OF EVTR opening and closing timrv Carway 9 am to 6 p m Chief Mountain closed. open 24 hours Dd Bonita m lofip" Kmgsgale open 24 hours. Porthill 7 a m to 2 ,j Rooseville 7 a m to 11 p m 'Times Mountain Standard i Thursday, November 21, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 New school curbs eased EDMONTON (CP) Restrictions on new school construction in Alberta are being eased, Education Minister Lou Hyndman said Wednesday School boards responded in a positive way to the governments holding pattern on school construction, and the runaway construction of the late 60s and early 70s is un- der control, he said Speaking after amendments Come to Calgary to the school buildings regulations were passed by order in council, Mr Hyndman said virtually every subdivision now will be entitl- ed to a community core elementary school from kindergarten to Grade 6 In the past, community core elementary schools end- ed at Grade 4 Utilization requirements will be dropped to 80 per cent Irorn 90 per cent if there is a 50-per-cent student population growth Born to die Dairy farmers in Washington state say this is a common scene. New- born calves are quietly being killed because of their low market price and high feed costs. v Enjoy a Weekend ''Deluxe For Two For One Night nigh! FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY Children Free Present this cqupon upon arrival. Expires May 31 (403 j 253-1101 TelexOS-825678 CARRIAGE i MOTOB INN 9030 Macleod Trail S.E. FOR SALE BY OWNER Less than 1 year old, 3 bedroom split entry. 2200 square feet, approx 1680 sq ft developed baths, 2 fireplaces, developed rumpus room, carpeted throughout, carport, underground sprink- lers, landscaped, ultra large patio, large outdoor childrens area, 2 rock gardens, 20 ft diameter out- door open pit barbecue, sun deck Price includes draperies in living room, electric range, built in dishwasher, gas barbecue Price mortgage at Present owner prepared to carry small 2nd mortgage 1402 Aspen Place Phone 329-4084 or 329-4474 Banff hotel layoffs explained CALGARY (CP) The Canadian employees of Banff Springs Hotel who were laid off because of a lull in business were not working un- der contract, a spokesman for Canadian Pacific, owner of the hotel, said today Twenty staff reductions have occurred since Nov 1, but 50 Mexican employees were not affected because they were working under a nine month contract required by the department of man- power and immigration, said the spokesman in a prepard release He was responding to charges by the Alberta Federation of Labor that Canadians were laid off since the hiring of the Mexican workers Workers who were laid off are still permitted to live in staff quarters and eat in the staff cafeteria, said the spokesman When staff openings occur, they will get preference. Outdoor laborers, gar- deners, golf course attendents and parlor rnaids were among those laid off, he said. Those involved in outdoor work were aware of the seasonal nature of their employment All staff were made aware of the need for reductions, and given equal opportunity to stav or leave as thev chose. Truckers damage rural roads EDMONTON