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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IHi UTHBRIDSE HERALD Friday, October I, 1970 Anti-Hijacking Proposal By U.S. Wins Approval MONTREAL (CP) The United States gained what was termed a "break-through deci- sion" Thursday when the coun- cil of the International Civil Aviation Organization approved an anti-hijacking proposal in- volving international sanctions. A spokesman for the 119-coun- try organization said the deci- sion 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 n 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 nor can other sect members, because the government would fake away any land they bought. He was one of several persons interviewed Thursday fol- lowing the releass of Bill Babakarff, 56, lost 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 fed- eral health department. .The program, similar to the 1967 Centennial athletic awards, is based on participation by pro- vincial education departments. Lou Lefaivre, director of the department's fitness directo- rate, told a news conference British Columbia is highly inter- HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD. Gary Martin v Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. 5. 327-7132 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 will be tested by teachers or Instructors chosen by the schools them- selves. The tests comprise one-min- ute speed sit-ups, standing long shuttle run, flexed arm hang, a 50-yard run, and a 300- yard run. Gold crests will be awarded to students with marks of 94 or better. There will be silver crests for marks of between 80 tr.d 94 and bronze ones for marks between 55 and 79. lilAKKUlZAI 11 MOTORHOTEL AND RESTAURANT fl s a i i H I i I Wt n For the Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CUP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON "JLu 'Do Plan WEDDING MUSIC The wedding marches are usually the tradit- ional "Lohengrin" processional and Mendelsshon'j "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 recession- ol is used. But, we warn you, that many of your wedding guests will feel that they've been "cheat- ed'' out of a sentimentally beautiful moment if you don't follow tradition! brother, the United Nations, In- volving international sanctions The U.S. proposal, after im- portant modifications by Bel- ;ium and Germany, calls for nultilateral air agreements in which termination of air serv- .ces would be a key aspect to ilealing with countries involvec in holding planes or passengers [or purposes of "international >lackmail." The proposal first calls fr careful consultations by a select number of countries involved in 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 he ICAO, as a technical body, was the proper forum to discuss iroblems with political over- ones such as hijackings. The U.S. delegation said it was. "Air safety is what we are after and that is not a political Mr. Stevenson said in council debate. "We are calling or suspension of services guar- anteed and established under the Chicago Convention." The Chicago document is the charter under which the ICAO lias been operating since it be- :ame an official organization in 947. A. E. Hicheri, of the Tunisian lelegation, and H. K. El Mel- ;igy of Egypt both argued that he ICAO was not the place to ?e discussing such issues. Mr. Hicheri said "we must lot get into this business of auctions." "They are unrealistic and not egal for this council to dus- uss." DEFEAT PROPOSAL After defeating a proposal by tr. Hicheri to postpone debate ndefinitely, the 27-member del- gation approved the U.S. pro- osal by a 14-to-3 margin with 0 countries abstaining. The 14 otcs were the minimum needed or ICAO approval. Among countries approving le measure were Australia, elgium, Canada, Germany, taly, The Netherlands and Ireat Britain. Those opposing rere Lebanon, Egypt and Tuni- sia. Major countries abstaining were France and Mexico. The long debate on the eon- entious U.S. issue obscured a 'anadian, proposal approved 18- o-o with three countries ab- taining. The Canadian measure, also mnounced Sept. 18, calls for bi- ateral air agreements to be in- orporated under ICAO aviation onventions. The agreements ould contain a clause allowing country to suspend air service f a partner country failed to onor its international obliga- lons to prosecute hijackers apd aboteurs. Henri Gourdeau, head of the Canadian delegation, said after- wards that he was delighted at le way the Canadian proposal was received. Walter BinagM, ICAO council resident, said however he was ot so sure about the ultimate ate of the two resolutions. Ferreting out the differences etween the two would present roblems for the ICAO legal ommittee now meeting in Lon- OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES LARGE OR SMALL WE CATER TO THEM ALL PHONE 323-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE ond MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE CONVERSING WITH NATURE-A flock of Canada appear to be expressing their appreciation in a Toronto park to Bob Linklattr 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) Patrick Mahoney, 41-year-old MP for Calgary South was appointed Thursday to the imporant post of parliamentary secretary to Finance Minister Edgar Ben- son. Only two others of the 16 parliamentary secretary ap-' lointments are from" western Danada, both from British Co- umbia. The selections were an- nounced Thursday by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Four een -of the appointments were made to replacg the 14 mem- >ers who have completed two- 'ear terms in that position. Mr. Trudeau, in announcing Teacher Surplus Reported CALGARY (OP) -About ISO teachers registered with the Alberta Teachers' Association in Edmonton are unable to find jositions in schools, a Calgary spokesman said Thursday. Bill Casanova, bargaining agent for Local 38 of the asso- ciation, said most of the teach- ers are involved in social studies and english. He said the association de- nded to find out whether there s 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 n case they should have any vacancies to fill, Mr. Casanova said. Chuck Rose, president of .Lo- cal 38, said there have been no complaints in Calgary of qual- fied teachers not being able to ind positions. the appointments, emphasized the evolving and increasingly important role of parliamen- tary secretaries in the work of government and Parliament. This has become more so, he said, in the light of reforms in House procedure which have greatly expanded the use of House committees in the legis- lative process. The appointments from Brit- ish Columbia are Bruce How- ard 47, MP for Okanagan Boun- dary who will be parliamentary secretary to Trade and Com- merce Minister Jean Luc Pe- pin, and Ray Perrault, 44, MP for Burnaby-Seymour, who will be parliamentary secretary to Labor Minister Bryce Macka- sey. Mr. Mahoney was born In Winnipeg, educated in Calgary schools and the TJniersity of Al- berta. He married a Regina 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 cor- poration executive." Barnett J. Danson, 49, Liber- al MP for North York, was named parliamentary secre- tary to Prime Minister Tru- deau. Mr. Danson's appointment was one of. 14 announced by the prime minister. Parliamentary secretaries assist cabinet min- isters with their Commons and government duties and receive a year on top of their annual pay as MPs. The Commons, which recon- venes Monday, will need a new deputy speaker. The previous one, Hugh Faulkner, 37, MP for Peterborough, is appointed par- liamentary secretary to State Secretary Gerard Pelletier. James A. Jerome, 37, MP for Sudbury, becomes parliamen- tary secretary to Privy Council President Allan MacEachen, ;overnment House leader. Mr. Jerome will have responsiblity :or much routine Commons Dusiness. The other appointments: Andre Ouellet, 31, Montreal Papineau, secretary to Extern- THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE SENATE The Senate of the University ef lethbridge will meet NOVEMBER 21, 1970 to consider submissions from any individac! or organ- ization having an interest in the affairs of the Univer- sity. The Universities Act states "It is the duly of a Senate to inquire into any matter that might tend to enhance the usefulness of the and em- powers it to receive and consider submissions from anyone interested in the university To allow adequate for prior study by Sen- ate committees or other university bodies as appro- priate, submissions must bw received by October 24, 1970, and should be directed to: The Secretary, University of Lethbridge Senate, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta PM Trudeau To Question PSC Head OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau said Thursday he will ask John Carson, chairman of the Public vService Commis- sion, what he meant by his statement that the commission cannot fully honor a commit- ment once made to government employees hy former prime minister Lester Mr. Carson said Sunday on the CTV program Question Pe- riod there havs been "isolated instances" where the commis- sion has turned its back on the Pearson commitment that uni- lingual public sen-ants would not be penalized under the gov- ernment's campaign to promote bilingualism in the service. Ku Saiu, "I ihuik ivTr. F65T- son, however well intended, ear- nestly hoped that this could be achieved but the goals we have set for ourselves particu- larly since the passage of the Official Languages A-', mean that you can't slavishly adhere to the total commitment." Mr. Trudeau, speaking to re- porters after a cabinet meeting, said the government's policy on bilingx-ilism is "not changed in any al Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp. Alastair W. GUlespie, 48, To- ronto' Etohicoke, to Treasury Board President C. M. Drury. Albert Bechard, 47, Bonaven- ture, to Justice Minister John Turner. Judd Buchanan, 41, London West, to Indian Affairs Minis- ter Jean Chretien. Gaston J. Isabella, 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 A. Olson. Gerad Duquet, 61, Quebec East, to Transport Minister Don Jamieson. Martin O'Connell, 54, Toronto Scarborough East, and Charles Caccia, 40, are Mr. O'Connell 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 source of energy in the United States for the rest of the century, 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 Wash- ington, director of coal re- search for the U.S. department of the interior, said many elec- tric utilities are operating with dangerously low coal reserves and that natural gas shortages are also approaching. British Columbia, he suggest- ed, should keep these facts in mind when planning future elec- tric power generation because this province has huge coal re- serves. Mr. Fumich said the Ameri- can "energy crisis" was caused by unexpected difficul- ties in getting nuclear power plants on stream as scheduled and the sudden public interest in the environment. With nuclear power apparent- ly on the way; he continued, plans for new coal mines and equipment were postponed or cancelled, and even the con- tinued use of coal in existing utility plants bf'-r'me a ques- tion wiUi strict trols on air pollution.. In desperation, utili- ties and large industrial ass's 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 diubls that the coal in- dustry can meet short-term needs', but with s? adequately supported research program they should overcome the prob- lems. Delegates At NDP Rally TORONTO (CP) More than delegates today open the three-day convention of the On- tario New Democratic Party With thfc excitement of a leader- ship race already taking second place to a pending battle over the question of ritlnnalizinf; the Family Planning Abortion Solution EDMONTON CP) Abor- lion is a "last-ditch" solution [or unwanted children and fam- ily planing is the essential preventive solution, a Montreal obstetrician and gynecologist said Thursday. Dr. J. G. Mulcair, addressing :he annual convention of Ihe Catholic Hospital Conference of Alberta, said the doctrine of the Catholic Church "has left us behind the social changes er has a right to survive, or Is over 35 and no longer has Ihe capacity of love without the risk of reducing her capacity for the children she already has." The doctor described abor- tion as "a destruction of adding that Catholic physicians were not escaping the issue by sending their patients to anoth- er hospital for an abortion. Father Jean-Guy Le Marier, and "we must change our fixed professor of theology at the I University of Baid He said each individual has a different capacity to love but his. capacity often reaches its imit "where there just Is no onger 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 knpw their cap- acity to love. They alone must decide; not not you and cer- tainly not the hierarchy of the church." The two-day convention which began Thursday is dealing strictly with the topics of abor- tion and sterilization. Dr. Mulcair said sterilization was reserved "for those cases where family planning had fail' ed" or "if we believe the moth. Businessmen Criticized By Mayor CALGARY (CP) Mayor lod Sykes Thursday criticized businessmen for shirking their responsibilities to the commu- ilty which is endangering exis- ence of the free enterprise system. He told a meeting of western steel industry executives that jusinessmen are the true 'drop-outs" of soceity, not ong-haired kids. In too many instances, he said, the average businessman 'seems to feel he can enjoy he feast from the" free enter- irise system" without showing ithers what it can do for them. If that feeling persists, free enterprise will be elimnated by wpular demand. abortion sterilization were just- ifiable "but only in very rara cases" such as when a moth- er's life, not health, was in dis- tinct danger. Such a moral judgement should be up to the patient, doctor and hospital administra- tors, he said. Plane Warning Issued WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that en- gines of 747 jumbo jets are op- erating at "near critical tur- bine-temperature conditions." The board recommended quick steps to avoid "potentially cata- strophic results." The board did not call for grounding of the huge jetliners, but urged the Federal Aviation Administraton "b initiate fur- ther expeditious actions in order to preclude recurrence of simi- lar failures" as that experi- enced an American Airlines 747 on Sept. 18 and an Air France 747 on Aug. 17. An engine explosion and fire damaged the American Airlines 747 on takeoff from San Fran- cisco International Airport, but the plane with 142 person aboard landed safely. The Air Franco 747 experienced similar failure on a flight from Mont- real to Paris, but landed safely in Her York. FARM SUPPLIES PRESENTS THE WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT :n ABOVE 19.flfl ZERO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lethbridge ..........80 44 Pincher Cresk 79 38 Vaterton (approx.) itedicine Hat Srlmonton...... Banff........ Calgary........ Victoria........ 'ranbrook 'enticlon...... 'rince Goerge Camloops Vancouver Vinnipeg 'hur.fler Bay 'oronlo..... Ottawa...... Vfontreal it. John's 73 38 78 37 74 32 71 42 71 36 79 40 63 45 67 36 59 45 70 34 73 39 60 45 65 41 64 41 .56 41 55 41 SS 44 46 43 .70 Halifax.........59 48 .15 Fredericton 60 40 .OS Saskatoon....... 40 Moose Jaw..... 70 45 Brandon....... 65 43 Regina.........68 41 Charlottetown 56 38 Chr'-BgO....... 65 59 New York...... 68 51 Miami......... S6 74 .18 Lois Angeles.....83 64 San Fransisco 86 54 Denver.......74 40 Las Vegas.....93 64 FORECAST Lethhridge-Medicine Hat: Sunny and warm today and Saturday, Highs 75-80; lows tonight 35-10. Coiumhia-Kootenay 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 ihlei That's what you ge! oehlen frameless sleel buildings, Sehlen Curvet it ccciiomy kin3. Utility models in 38' to 68' model for groin storage is 40' wide, givei more n with added strength 7Vi" cor- uaation. Utility model and groin storage model both in 39' ond 52' widths. Town end Country hos flat roof. Ideal for gar- age, tool shop, milking parlor.. 3" cornjns- tion, galvanized sleel or plaitie color coat- ing. Comt in soon for full inform- GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Highway IETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lcth- iridge district are reported )are and in good driving con- dition. The Logan Pass is now open 24 hours daily. This road has been ploughed and sandort. POKTS ON ENTRY (Opening nnfl Closing Coutts 2J hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 8 a.m. (o 5 p.m.; Hooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 bours; PorUiill-Rykerti 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain eioMd, ;