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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Friday, Ocfober 2, 3970 Proposal .S. Wins Approval MONTREAL (CP) - Tlie United States gained what was termed a "break-through decision" Thursday wlien Uic council of tlie International Civil Aviation Organization approved an anti-hijacking proposal involving international sanctions. A spokesman for the llJ>-coun-try organization said the decision was among the few ever approved by the ICAO or its big NOWHERE ELSE TO GO-Peter Felatookin, 81-year-old Freedomite, shovels gravel from the shoulder of a road for the front of his house located on a small campsite near Mountain Prison in Agassiz, B.C. He claims he can't live anywhere else, nor can other sect members, because the government would take away any land they bought. He was one of several persons interviewed Thursday following the release of Bill Bcbakaeff, 56, last of the Sons of Freedom Doukhobors to leave the prison. Physical Fitness Program Planned OTTAWA (CP) - A national physical fitness program for students from seven to 17 was announced Thursday by the federal health department. The program, similar to the 1967 Centennial athletic aiwards, is based on participation by provincial education departments. Lou I/cfaivre, director of the department's fitness directorate, told a news conference British Columbia is highly inter- 307 6th St. 5. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD, Gary Martiiv DispensVng Optician 327-7152 ested since the program ties in with that province's Centennial celebrations. The six tests which form the program were developed by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Edncation and Recreation. Students wlU be tested by teachers or instructors chosen by the schools themselves. The tests comprise one-minute speed sit-ups, standing long jumi), shuttle run, flexed arm hang, a 50-yard run, and a 300-yard run. Gold crests wiU be awarded to students with marks of 94 or better. There will be sUver crests for marks of between 80 i.r.d 94 and bronze ones for marks between 55 and 79. SI Mvui mm |i MOTORHOTEL ^ and RESTAURANT (licensed)I ^ s For the Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CLIP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON ^JJota Uo plan IJour VUeddin 9 WEDDING MUSIC The wedding marches are usually lha traditional "tohengrin" processional and Mendelsshon's "Wedding March" recessional. Most brides feel that their weddings wouldn't be complete without them. But occasionally different music is used. Some brides today feel that the "Here-comes-the-bride" rigorous rhythm is a wearisome cliche', and prefer a Chopin nocturne or prelude or other romantic "mood" music. And sometimes a different recessional is used. But, we warn you, that many of your wedding guests will feel that they've been "cheated" out of a sentimentally beautiful moment if you don't follow tradition! 9 0 OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN m CATERING FACILITIES Bl LARGE OR SMALL - WE CATER TO THEM ALL m PHONE 328-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS M 10th AVENUE and MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE brother, the United Nations, involving international sanctions. The U.S. proposal, after important modifications by Belgium and Germany, calls for multilateral air agreements in which termination of air services would be a key aspect to dealing with countries involved in holding planes or passengers for purposes of "international blackmail." The proposal first calls fr-careful consultations by a select number of countries involved in a particular hijack-for-black-mail incident. EFFECT LIMITED Jack Stevenson, alternate U.S. delegate, said that if such a measure were invoked, it would likely involve only the countries affected. Crux of the issue was whether the ICAO, as a technical body, was the proper forum to discuss problems with political ovea'-tones such as hijackings. The U.S. delegation said it was. "Air safety is what we are after and that is not a political issue," Mr. Stevenson said in council debate. "We are calling for suspension of services guaranteed and established under the Chicago Convention." The Chicago document is the charter under which the ICAO has been operating since it became an official organization in 1947. A. E. Hicheri, of the Tunisian delegation, and H. K. El Mel-eigy of Egypt both argued that the ICAO was not the place to be discussing such issues. Mr. Hicheri said "we must not get into Uiis business of sanctions." "They are unrealistic and not legal for this council to dus-cuss." . DEFEAT PROPOSAL After defeating a proposal by Mr. Hicheri to postpone debate indefinitely, the 27-member delegation approved the U.S. proposal by a 14-to-3 margin with 10 countries abstaining. The 14 votes were the minimum needed for ICAO approval. Among countries approving the measmre were Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and Great Britain. TTwse opposing were Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia. Major countries abstaining were France and Mexico. The long debate on the contentious U.S. issue obscured a Canadian proposal approved 18-to-0 with three countries abstaining. The Canadian measure, also announced Sept. 18, calls for bilateral air agreements to be in-coi-porated under ICAO aviation conventions. The agreements would contain a clause allowing a coimtry to suspend air service if a partner country failed to honor its international obligations to prosecute hijackers apd saboteurs. Henri Gourdeau, head of the Canadian delegation, said afterwards that he was delighted at the way the Camadian proposal was received. Walter BinagM, ICAO council president, said however he was not so sure about the ultimate fate of the two resolutions. Ferreting out the differences between the two would present problems for the ICAO legal committee now meeting in London. CONVERSING WITH NATURE-A flock of Canada geess appear to b� expressing their appreciation in a Toronto pork to Bob Lin.klater and Bill Davidson for the slices of bread the men gave them during a break from their long flight to the south. The geese and other varieteis of birds are starting their annual migration to the warmer climates of the southern United States. Calgary MP Is Appointed To Important Finance Post OTTAWA (CP) - Patiick Mahoney, 41-year-old MP for Calgary South was appointed Thursday to the imporant post of parliamentary secretary to Finance Minister Edgar Benson. Only two others of the 16 parliamentary secretary ap-' pointments are from" western Canada, both from British Columbia. The selections were announced Thursday by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Four teen of the appointments were made to replace the 14 members who have completed two-year terms in that position. Mr. Trudeau, in announcing Teacher Surplus Reported CALGARY (OP) - About 150 teachers registered with the Alberta Teachers' Association in Edmonton are unable to find positions in schools, a Calgary spokesman said Thursday. Bill Casanova, bargaining agent for Local 38 of the association, said most of the teach, ers are involved in social studies and english. He said the association de-vided to find out whether there is a teacher surplus this year and advertised asking teachers holding certificates and still seeking positions to register. The surplus list has been sent to school superintendents in case they should have any vacancies to fill, Mr. Casanova said. Chuck Rose, president of Local 38, said there have been no complaints in Calgary of qualified teachers not being able to find positions. THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE SENATE The Senate of the University of lethbridge will meet NOVEMBER 21, 1970 to consider submissions from any Individual or organization having an interest in the affairs of the University, The Universities Act states "It is the duty of a Senate to inquire into ony matter that might tend to enhance the usefulness of the university", and empowers it to " . . . receive and consider submissions from anyone interested in the university . . .". To allow adequate time for prior study by Senate committees or other university bodies as appropriate, submissions must be received by October 24, 1970, and should be directed tos The Secretary, University of Letlibridge Senate, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta the appointments, emphasized the evolving and increasingly important role of parliamentary secretaries in the work of government and Parliament. This has become more so, he said, in the Ught of reforms in House procedm-e which have greatly expanded the use of House committees in the legislative process. The appointments from British Columbia are Bruce Howard 47, MP for Okanagan Boim-dary who will be parliamentary secretary to Trade and Commerce Minister Jean Luc Pepin, and Ray Perrault, 44, MP for Burnaby-Seymoiu", who will be parliamentary secretary to Labor Minister Bryce Macka-sey. Mr. Mahoney was bom In Winnipeg, educated in Calgary schools and the Uniersity of Alberta. He married a Begina girl, Mary Sneath, and they have four children. He was first elected to the Commons in 1968. He describes himself in the parliamentary guide as "a corporation executive." Bamett J. Danson, 49, Liberal MP for North York, was named parliamentary secre- tary to Prime Minister Trudeau. Mr. Danson's appointment was one of 14 announced by the prime minister. Parliamentary secretaries assist cabinet ministers with their Commons and government duties and receive $4,000 a year on top of their $18,000 annual pay as MPs. The Commons, which reconvenes Monday, will need a new deputy speaker. The previous one, Hugh Faulkner, 37, MP for Peterborough, is appointed parliamentary secretary to Sate Secretary Gerard Pelletier. James A. Jerome, 37, MP for Sudbxuy, becomes parliamentary secretary to Privy Council President Allan MacEachen, government House leader. Mr. Jerome will have responsiblity for much routino Commons business. The other appointments: Andre Ouellet, 31, Montreal Papineau, secretary to Extern- PM Tmdeau To Question PSC Head OTTAWA (CP) - Prime Minister Trudeau said Thursday he will ask John Carson, chairman of the Public Service Commission, what he meant by his statement that the commission cajinot fully honor a conunit-ment once made to government employees by former prime minister Lester Pearson. Mr. Carson said Sunday on the CTV program Question Period there have been "isolated instances" where the commission has turned its back on the Pearson commitment that uni-lingual public servants would not be penalized under the government's campaign to promote bilingualism in tlie service. Ho said, "I think Mr. Pearson, however well intendetl, earnestly hoped thiait this could be achieved but the goals we have set for ourselves . . . particularly since the passage of the Official Languages Art, mean that you can't slavishly adhere to the total commitment." Mr. Trudeau, speaking to reporters alter a cabinet meeting, said the government's policy on bUingi'ilism is "not changed in any way." al Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp. Alastair W. Gillespie, 48, Toronto Etobicoke, to Treasury Boai'd President C. M. Drury. Albert Bechard, 47, Bonaven-tui-e, to Justice Minister John Turner. Judd Buchanan. 41, London West, to Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien. Gaston J. Isabelle, 49, Hull, to Health Minister John Munro. Eymard G. Corbin, 36, Mada-waska-Victoria, to Fisheries Minister Jack Davis. Marcel Lessard, 44, Lac-Saint Jean, to Agriculture Minister �H. A. Olson. (Jerad Duquet, 61, Quebec East, to Transport Minister Don Jamieson. Martin O'ConneU, 54, Toronto Scarborough East, and Charles Caccia, 40, are re-appointed, Mr. O'ConneU as secretary to Regional Economic Expansion Minister Jean Marchand, and Mr. Caccia as secretary to Manpower Minister Otto Lang. U.S. Need For Coal Stressed VANCOUVER (CP) - Coal will remain a primary soui'ce of energy in the United States tor the rest of the centiu-y, so ways will have to be found to convert it into cleaner and more convenient forms, the 22nd annual conference on coal was told Thursday. George Fumich, Jr., of Washington, director of coal research for the U.S. department of the interior, said many electric utilities are operating with dangerously low coal reserves and that natural gas shortages are also approaching. British Columbia, he suggested, should keep these facts in mind when planning future electric power generation because this province has huge coal reserves. Mr, Fumich said the American "energy crisis" was caused by unexpected difficulties in getting nuclear power plants on stream as scheduled and the sudden public interest in the environment. With nuclear power apparently on the way, he continued, plans for new coal mines and equipment were postponed or cancelled, and even the continued use of coal in existing utility plants bfr-ime a question with strict i^'-.trols on air pollution. In desperation, "lectric uiiii-ties and other large industrial users of coal looked for substi-tutes, but the shift was so rapid that suppliers of natural gas and residual oil could not meet demands. Mr. Fumich said there are serious doubts that the coal industry can meet short-term needs, but with an adequately supported research program I they should overcome the prob-' lems. 1,800 Delegates At NDP Rally TORONTO (CP) - More than 1,800 delegates today open the three-day convention of the Ontario New Democratic Party with the excitement of a leadership race already taking second place to a pending battle over the question of tiationalizing tlie economy. Family Planning Abortion Solution EDMONTON CP) - Abor-, er has a right to survive, or la tion is a "last-ditch" solution for unwanted children and family planing is the essential preventive solution, a Montreal obstetrician and gynecologist said Thursday. Dr. J. G. Mulcair, addressing the annual convention of the Catliolic Hospital Conference of Altierta, said the doctrine of the Catholic Church "has left us behind the social changes and "we must change our fixed position." He said each individual has a different capacity to love but this capacity often reaches its limit "where there just Is no longer the capacity to love another member (child) in a family." Only married couples, he said, should have the right to withold bringing another child into the world. They alone know their capacity to love. They alone must decide; not I, not you and certainly not the hierarchy of the church." The two-day convention which began Thursday � is dealing strictly with the topics of abortion and sterilization. Dr. Mulcair said sterilization was reserved "for those cases where family planning had failed" or "if we believe the moth. Businessmen Criticized By Mayor CALGARY (CP) - Mayor Rod Sykes Thursday criticized busmessmen for shirking their responsibilities to the community which is endangering exis-tence of the free enterprise system. He told a meeting of western steel industry executives that businessmen are the true "drop-outs" of soceity, not long-haired kids. In too many Instances, he said, the average businesman "seems to feel he can enjoy the feast from the' free enterprise system" without showing others what it can do for them. If that feeling persists, free enterprise will be elimnated by popular demand. over 35 and no longer has the capacity of love without the risk of reducing her capacity for the children she already has." The doctor described abortion as "a destruction of life," adding that Catholic physicians were not escaping the issue by sending their patients to another hospital for an abortion. Father Jean-Guy Le Marier, professor of theology at the University of Ottawa, eaid abortion sterilization were justifiable "but only in very rare cases" such as when a moth-er's life, not health, was in distinct danger. Such a moral judgement should be up to the patient, doctor and hospital administrators, he said. Plane Warning Issued WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that engines of 747 jmnbo jets are operating at "near critical turbine-temperature conditions." The board recommended quick steps to avoid "potentially catastrophic results." The boaa-d did not call for groimding of the huge jetlinei-s, but urged the Federal .\viation Administraton "to initiate further expeditious actions in order to preclude recurrence of similar failures" as that experienced '>y an American Airlines 747 on Sept. 18 and an Air France 747 on Aug. 17. An engine explosion and fire damaged the American Alrlmes 747 on takerff from San Francisco International Airport, but the plane with 142 persons aboard landed safely. The Air France 747 experienced similar failure on a flight from Montreal to Paris, but landed safely in Nev York. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PRESENTS THE WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 12:00 /:0 ABOVE ZERO AT 'NOON SUNRISE SATURDAY 6:34 SUNSET 6:06 Lethbridge ...... .... 80 44 Pincher Creek . . . 79 38 .. Waterton (approx.) 79 38 .. Medicine Hat .. . . 76 37 .. Edmonton .... . . 74 32 .. Jasper ....... . 71 42 .. Banff........ . . 71 36 .. Calgary...... . 79 40 .. Victoria...... . 63 45 .. Cranbrook ...... ...67 36 .. Penticton..... . 59 45 .. Piince Goerge . . . 70 34 .. Kamloops..... . 73 39 .. Vancouver ... . . . 60 45 .. Winnipeg..... . 65 41 .. Thunder Bay . . . 64 41 .. Toronto...... .. ..56 41 .. Ottawa....... , . 55 41 .. Montreal...... . 56 44 .. St. Jolin's .... . 46 43 .70 .15 .08 Halifax......... 59 48 Fredericton .... 60 40 Saskatoon....... 69 40 ., Moose Jaw..... 70 45 .. Brandon....... 65 43 .. Regina......... 68 41 .. Chai-lottetown ... 56 39 .. Cnf -ago....... 65 59 .. New York...... 68 51 .. IVUami......... 86 74 .18 Los Angeles..... 83 64 .. San Fransisco .. .. 86 54 .. Denver....... 74 40 .. Las Vegas ..... 93 64 .. FORECAST Letlibridge-Medicine Hat: Sunny and warm today and Saturday, Highs 75-80; lows tonight 35-40. Cohimbia-Koolenay - Sunny and warm today and Saturday. Highs 70-75 except low 60s in Columbia area. Lows tonight 35-40, except 40-45 in Thompson area. At a Savings That's whof you gel with Bchlen frameleti steel buildings, Behlen Curvet is eccitomy king. Utility models in 38' to 68' widths^Henvy duty model for grain storage is 40' wide. ......' Bchlen sfraighfwall gives more elbow im with added strength - 7Vi" eof-rugation. Utility model and groin storage model - both in 39' and 52' widths. Town and Country has flat roof. Ideal for gor^ age, tool shop, milking parlor.. 3" corrugo-tion, galvanized steel or plastic color cooling. Come in soon for full information. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coults Highwoy - lETHBRIDGE - Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT 9:00 A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lethbridge district are reported bare and in good driving con- dition. The Logan Pass is now open 24 hours daily. This road has been ploughed and sanded. PORTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., .'M hours; Porthlll-Rykerts s a.m. to midnight. Chief Moiffifcaln do.'sed, ;