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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Trade war' could hurt Grits in vote contest By DAVE McINTOSIl OTTAWA (CP) Immedi- ately after a general election, the "outs" know their place and keep it. Tho opposition parties gener- ally arc beaten, crestfallen and facing four long years of uphill work, meek and subdued. The if thoroughly in power, even patronize them, sometimes to the extent of giv- Cabinet ministers to visit Indians EDMONTON that Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed and several cabinet ministers will visit Indian re- serves "look says No water shortage EDMONTON (CP) The United States isn't short of water, but it finds it cheaper "to import Canadian water than to use its own reserves, says Charles A. Black, president of the American Water Works As- sociation. Mr. Black, a consulting engi- neer from Gainesville, Fla., said ir an interview that Cali- fornia is running low on water, which it gets from the Colorado Hiver. But when the Colorado Riv- er's supply is exhausted, it will be cheaper for California to im- port water from British Colum- bia and the Yukon than to pipe it across the American Rockies from its own reserves, he said. Mr. Black believes that Can- ada should sell its water to the U.S. because Canada has "one- quarter of the world's fresh water." Harold Cardinal president of the Indian Association of Al- berta. Mr. Cardinal said he spoke to Al Adair, minister without port- folio in charge of northern de- velopment for the province. "He was not sure at this stage that the premier will be able to Mr. Cardinal said. But Mr. Adair will try to set up a meeting. Mr. Cardinal is seeking meeting with the provincial representatives following a vis- it to Alberta reserves by Rus- sell Moses, special assistant to the federal minister of Indian affairs. Mr. Moses cut short his visit because he found conditions so bad. "I can't stand to see any he said. "I wouldn't have believed it unless I saw it" Dies in cyclone CALCUTTA (Renter) At least 17 persons are known to have died in a cyclone that smashed across the Indian state of West Bengal. Several thous- and bamboo homes were de- stroyed by the 60-mile-an-ho vinds. ing some defeated opponents comfortable if not cushy govern ment jobs. Such a government usually basks in its public mandate and the opposition sits but quiet. But after a couple of years, the opposition's flagging spirits revive. It has lo make a mark if the public is to know it's still alive The government, used to an easy time of it for a couple of years, may get rattled and make some what appear to be the opposition MPs arc there like terriers. But the government is still the government. H controls the the date of the next election. This is about where the Com mons stands now, in its third year after an election. The opposition is wading in full tilt, trying to put the gov ernmcnt off balance and keep it off balance, hoping for a big administration mistake. Liberals concede that the Con- servatives and NDP have given them some flutters with the con- certed attack on the govern- ment's non-payment of storage subsidies to prairie farmers. The government argues it will pay even bigger sums under legislation now in the parlia- mentary mill. PAYMENTS AX ISSUE'.' But is this a major elect: issue? Even opposition MPs say it i not, on the grounds that th government can start makin payments, even if smaller one than the opposition wants, any time. Mondoy, October -I, 1971 THE IETHBRIDOE HERAID 15 Teacher strike looms EDMONTON (CP! Aboul lo protest [he hoards' rejection Grande Cache and 50 teachers employed by the j of a conciliation board award! The conciliation MOURN BOMB VICTIM Mourners pas of Alex Andrews, 60, one of two Protestants killed by a terrorist bomb, as he lies in state at the Orange Hall in Belfast. They were killed by an explosion in a Shankill lavern which injured 27 other Protestants. North Central School tics' Association will strike notice on their boards today. An Alberta Teachers' Asso- ciation spokesman said the Aulhori- for a new working agreement. serve About students would be left without instructors if the strike is held. Areas affected include Earr- h e a el, Parkland, teachers will walk mil Friday I Draj ton Valley, Lac Sic. Anne, board auiinl was accepted by the earlier this year. IMSTOHIC AI'POm.MKNT The first chief justice of Van- couver Island was David Cnm- cron. "'ho had no legal training. GO BUY CANADA SAVINGS BONDS Parks branch, seeks home buffalo may roam E. P. FIGURE CONTROL CENTRE The World's Largest. System of Figure Control Salons Does Your body speak E. P. FIGURE CONTROL CENTRE Today 327-2151 For Your FREE Trial Visit Figure Analysis IF YOU ARE 11 YOU CJH BE. IK jt YOU CAM Bf. H 1- von CAM PF I'J .It DAV. rn vou nr lit si DAM RmLTS. receive the resulls Control Cnnlrc P. Figure you 6 months Complete Only 4 Month f Program NO INTEREST- NO ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE IF YOU CALL TODAY You Get One Month FREE HOURS: 9 a.m. to to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 ti.m. to 6 p.m. The opposition is faced wil the lough proposition that th' government, at least now, is in :ull control of the issue tha could be the dominant theme o a general election campaign. This issue is President NLx on's surcharge on imports and other economic moves which may seriously damage the Ca> nadian economy. Already Prime Minister Tru deau. Finance Minister Edgai Benson, External Affail's Minis- 9er Mitchell Sharp and lessci lights have vigorously attackec the U.S. moves. The phrase "trade war" is in the air and Mr, Trudeau has hinted at agonizing reappraisal of relations with the U.S. COULD SEEK MANDATE Mr. Trudeau could ask for a new mandate to handle this new and critical situation. As an issue, it far outweighs non-payment of wheat subsidies the law, the opposi- tion calls even unemploy- ment and inflation. The opposition knows this, of course, as well as the govern- ment. There is a lot of opposition sound and ostensible fury in the Commons these days. But the government is still at the piano. As British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said, a ma- ority is always better than the jest repartee. LLAINL COWlfl I L.UPL MLOIJ, E. P. FIGURE CONTROL CENTRE olkqc Shopping Mflqrfllh Dnvf XI In Crt'l-rie Free Parking ueople By THE CANADIAN PRESS Five Canadians were eacil richer today, thanks to ing Midas, the winning horse i the Cambridgeshire Handicap ace at Newmarket, England. Three other Canadians vellet' their respective pockct- ooks by with tickets on cond-place Astrocan and six anadians won S2-I.OOO eacli on ondesboro Boy, who finished ircl. The winners: King Hare. To- nto; Richard Klein, Winnipeg; orman Cook, North Bay, Ont.; nnc Farmer, Castlegar, B.C.; G. Davidson. Csiiuimait, B.C. H i n c s, irtmouth, N.S.; Danilo Ilch, anaimo, B.C.; P.O. Burlis. Ont. Loniicslioro D. Mor- gan, Lucky Lake. Sask.; Roy Masters, Mississauga, Ont.: R. Walkem, Vancouver U. Egcn- olf, Willowdalc, Ont.: D. V. Per- kins. Rcfiina; Mikklcson. Van- couver. A lotal of other Canadians won about each for hav- ing I e k c 1 s drawn on the sweeps. CALGARY (CPi The na- range from to ?200 an j tionaf parks branch is frying to animal. find a home for 1IIC surplus! Similar sales in 1869 and last buffalo. year have resulted in nine The herd in Ell; Island Na-' ranches being established while tional Park east of Edmonton Blackfoot Indians east of Cal- has outgrown its range and the i gary and Stonys lo the west animals are being offered lo have established herds through prospective buffalo ranchers, j donations. They range from yearlings to The animals need about the five year olds of both sexes and same amount of grazing room are to be sold Oct. IS by tender and feed as cattle but should in lots of about 25. be handled as wild animals, Any Canadian resident or Ca- the parks branch said. i nadian company can buy the They also need a seven- buffalo at prices expected to strand, barbed wire fence. YIELD AN AVERAGE 7.19% WHEN HELD O TO MATURITY TORONTO DOM IN ION the bank where people make the differenca Freshly minted. WIU. 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