Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Breakaway Indian band won't move EDMONTON Chief Robert Smallboy uys be wtli not mow Us band of 14p under any circumstances from the area in the Kootejiay. Plains Forest reserve where they have been camping since 1968. The 75-year-old chief made the yesterday through an interpreter after be was told the Alberta cabinet has rejected a recommendation that his band be given land in the forest reserve. Don intergovernmental affairs in a letter to Indian Affairs Minister Jean said the cabinet conM not agree with the recommendation made by the tri-partlte committee in 1971 that the band be granted a special reserve for a 25-year period. The representing the federal and provincial governments and the Indian Association of was es- tablished to evaluate and assess policies affecting in the province. Mr. Getty said because the band is located on publicly owned land administreed by the province and is in an area where settlement is not thejndian affairs depart- ment has the to correct mis He suggested Mr. Chretien propose a plan to relocate the Indians their own Chief Smallboy led a group of about 20 Cree families from their reserve at about 50 miles south of Ed- monton five years ago. The band has asked the province to give it three about 106 square for its ex- clusive use in the area. Reserve overpopulated The Mackinaw which split from Chief Smallboy's group about two years ago and lives near 120 miles southwest of also would be included in the province's provisions for relocation. people and the land are one and the government must recognize Chief Smallboy said. He said the band cannot go home because it already is home. if we did go back to the where do they think we could Our houses have been given away and the reserve already is The chief said the foothills and mountains were never surrendered in the treaty signed by their ancestors as a Indians have the right to occupy that area. He said he led his people to the mountains to protect them from the damaging aspects of the white man's world through which the is His people have now found peace and harmony.and are attempting to teach their children the Indian way of life. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......27 8 .01 Pincher Creek 33 6 .01 Medicine Hat 27 0 Edmonton 7 -9 .01 Grande Prairie.. 9-15 .03 Banff........... 19 8 Calgary......... 23 1 .06 Victoria........45 29 .27 Penticton....... 36 26 .14 Prince George 24 13 .03 Kamloops....... 33 26 .02 Vancouver...... 43 34 .02 Saskatoon....... 15 6 .21 Regina......... 12 5 .06 Winnipeg....... 19 9 .22 Toronto......... 53 41 .29 Ottawa......... 34 32 .24 Montreal 40 32 .03 St. John's....... 34 30 .04 Halifax......... 37 25 Charlottetown 32 22 Fredericton.....34 26 Chicago 61 34 New York......55 51 .0 Miami.......... 78 75 Los-Angeles ___ 64 50 Phoenix 66 46 Ythens 61 43 Rome.......... 57 36 Paris........... 48 35 Condon......... 50 39 Jerlin.......... 43 32 Vmsterdam..... 41 28 Moscow........ 34 18 Stockholm...... 43 36 Tokyo.......... 54 42 Medicine Light snow. Highs near 20. Lows zero-five above. Afternoon sunny periods. Highs 15-20 above. Periods of light snow. Highs near 15 above. Lows zero-five above. A few afternoon sunny periods. Highs 10-15 above. Kooteoay Today and Cloudy with a few periods of light snow. Highs today and Friday 25 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 20. MONTANA East of Continental Scattered snows northwest spreading into the east and south later today and continu- ing into Friday. Colder north today and southeast Friday. Highs today 15 to 25 north 25 to 35 south. Lows tonight 5 to 15 north 15 to 25 south. Highs Fri- day 15 to 25 east and north 25 to 35 southwest. West of CMtuteatal Snow showers today through Friday. Highs both days 25 to 35. Lows tonight 10 to 20. Don't be left high and dry in Order your IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT and be For the Best in WHEEL MOVE HAND MOVE PIVOT SYSTEMS FORD PUMPING UNITS SEE Bert Erickson Charlie Loof or Doug Irwin at AT... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutta Box 1202 Phone 328-1161 Highway 1 reported bare ind dry. widening pf one mile sec- ion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod Is in progress. All remaining highways arc in good driving condition. OF ENTRY and Closing Carway i.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del tonita 9 a.m. to 6 Kingsgate 24 Porthlll-Rykerts 8 .m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 Rooseville 8a.m. o midnight. Logan Pass closed. Alberta Every day has its beginnings and 1973 Miss Grey Cup contestants do too. Celina Harden Miss Calgary and Ellen Miss Edmonton ready themselves for a gruelling nine-hour day. Friday one of the nine will be crowned Miss Grey Cup at a dinner in Toronto. Alberta boom continues and outlook is bright EDMONTON Ex- ceptional growth in Alberta's economy in 1972 sustained ex- pansion and should result in even greater gains next the industrial and commerce department says in a mid- year forecast. The favorable outlook for the remainder of 1973 and to the end of 1974 is the result of expansion of production resource develop- ment and employment the department's economic research and analysis branch says in the 58- page document. The province's economy recovered in 1971 and 1972 from the downswing ex- perienced in 1970 with con- sumer spending expected to be strong this year and in 1974. par- ticularly in the mining is expected to exhibit strong growth at a minimum of between 10 and 15 per cent in both GDP TO RISE Alberta's Gross Domestic Product is expected to rise by nearly six per cent this year to with market prices rising by nearly 11 per cent to more than billion. 1974 an over-all increase in GDP at market prices of 11 and 11.5 per cent to more than billion can be The department said con- sumer spending will increase in both 1973 and 1974 by nearly nine per cent over 1972 levels and that prospects for the two years show an increase of at least 11 per cent in personal incomes. trade for 1973 should increase by over 12 per while in some dampening of retail sales is expected to lower the percen- tage gain to .approximately nine per The average unemployment expected to reach 4.2 per cent this should show a small decrease next year with problems predicted in obtain- ing'skilled Ibaor. The value of manufacturing shipments is expected to reach billion this a 20 per cent increase with a further 15 per cent increase in 1974 to an estimated billion level. In the mining both 1973 and 1974 are expected to show a 13 per cent increase in crude oil and equivalent production with an increase of almost 20 per cent forecast for natural gas. price of crude oil in Alberta as of 1973 was over a barrel at the wellhead and is expected to increase to near by the end of A 30-per-cent increase in drilling activity is estimated for 1973 with ad- vances expected in Raw coal production was ex- pected to increase by nearly 15 per cent both years. The forecast for farm cash receipts is at best for because of world however at least 15 cent increase should be experienced. During total farm cash receipts were estimated to increase by 15 per cent. The department said the forecast may seem timistic and somewhat unex- considering recent trends of an over-all slowdown in the Canadiaij economy. But there usually is a siderable time lag before changes at the national affect the Alberta Singing humorist dies at age of 46 LOS ANGELES Comedian Allan who catapulted to stardom as writer and singer of a'number of clever song died at home Tuesday night while entertaining friends. Police said the humorist died of respiratory failure. A sufferer from asthma and he had dropped from the public eye in recent years. Using a Brooklyn Jewish ac- Sherman transformed the patriotic song The Battle Hymn of The Republic into the saga of a cloth cutter who was killed in warehouse where the drapes of Roth are That song and others made a hit out of his long-play record My The Folk Singer which sold 1.5 million copies. 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