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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHBKIDGE HEKAID Monday, October 3, Nixon Welcome Marred By Irish Egg Tossers From AP-REUTERS DUBLIN (CP) Pesident Nixon came to Dublin today to wind up his European tour ami in the midst of an otherwise friendly welcome his car was splattered with eggs. Witnesses two eggs hit the windshield o' limousine as it rounded a street corner just before entering u'.e gates of Dublin Castle. Nixon was standing In the open rear end of the car at the tune, waving acknowledgment to the applause of a crowd gath- ered on both sides of the street. He sat down briefly when the eggs started to fly, but then stood up again. In the car with the president were Mrs. Nixon and Dr. Pat- rick J. Hillary, Ireland's foreign minister, and his wife. POLICE NAB 3 PERSONS Police quickly grabbed the egg woman and two men. Otherwise Nixon had received nothing but cheerful Irish wel- comes from groups of villagers as he drove and travelled by helicopter across the country to the capital. At Dublin Castle he lunched with Prime Minister Jack Three Killed Accidentally In Alberta By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least three persons are re- ported to have died acciden- tally in Alberta during the weekend. Williams C. Hamilton, 22, of Calgary, died in a two-car col- lision in Calgary; Adolph Mon- ninger of Sandy Beach area died when his tractor over- turned on a rural road; and Thomas Kearney, 30, of Ed- monton died when his car crashed near Barrhead. NDP Fields Two New Candidates The Al- berta New Democratic Party nominated two candidates to run in the next provincial gen- eral election. Don Haythorne, a University of Alberta, researcher, and Hart Horn, the NDP's provin- cial secretary, were acclaimed at a joint meeting. Mr. Haythorne will contest Ottewell and Mr. Horn Parkal- len. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD. Gary Martta Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 Lynch and other leaders, before his take off for Washington. Crowds were six deep around the castle but elsewhere on the president's route the turnout was not heavy. This apparently was due to severe security oper- ations which disrupted traffic in tho main business centre. On his way to the castle for the state luncheon Nixon paid a courtesy call on President Eamon de Valera, who Will be 88 this month. They met in the presidential residence in Phoe- nix Park. Nixon's European tour has taken him through Italy, Yugo- slavia, Spain and Britain. Today, he travelled across a green and showery Ireland by helicopter and motorcade, stop- ping at the graveyard of his ancestors on his way to Dublin. At Timahoe, the graveyard of his Milhous Irish Quaker fore- bears, he shook hands and chat- ted with villagers and farmers and proclaimed a goal of work- tog for a "generation of peace." As he wound up his nine-day tour, the president was optimis- tic about extension of the Mid- dle East ceasefire. And he is ready to increase United States naval strength in the Mediterra- nean if the Russians push him. Film Board Wins Seventeen Awards TORONTO (CP) National Film Board of Canada produc- tions took 17 of the 40 Canadian Film Awards at the annual presentation ceremony Saturday night. The feature film category was won by Coin' Down The Road, a color movie produced by Endon Films of Toronto at a total cost of Its leading players, Paul Bradley of Toronto and Doug McGrath of Sydney, N.S., were selected by the jury to re- ceive jointly the award for best performance by an actor in a feature film. A third award, for best feature screen play, went to the film's scriptwriter, Wil- liam Fruet. The awards to NFB films in- cluded the one for film-of-the- y e a r, five iest-of-category awards, eight individual awards in the non-feature category, one feature film award and two of four special awards given for the first time by the' five-mem- ber international jury. The film-of-the-year title went to Psychocratie, a 14-minute French-language film showing how man can conquer his fears by looking at things in their pro- per perspective. Other NFB best-of-category Ten Forest Fires Burn In Alberta GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Ten forest fires were burning today in the Grande Prairie district, with one out of control and the rest under partial con- trol. The two largest fires were burning in an area north of Debolt, 35 miles east of here. The largest acres- was under partial control while a fire was out of control. At HFC we frost people, people trust us 92 years, we've built the largest consumer 'finance company in the trusting people like you! And every year more than million people trust their money problems to HFC. For prompt, understanding money help, borrow with confidence from HFC. Apply for your loan by phone, We'll supply your loan by mail. AMOUNT OF LOlH TlCO 300 SSO 1 000 1800 2SOO 3000 4000 tt: manllit 41 31, M mnhs la aentis 1.T2 18.35 32.86 11 motllhl JW6 28.37 51.24 91.56 123.46 151.17 giOUSIHOLD FINANCE i'rf Canada LETHBRIDGE 506-4IH Avenue Telephone 327-1511 (two doors welt of Kresgos) Ask about our evening hours winners were: Blake (best film under 30 A Matter of Fat (best film over 30 A Little Fellow from Gambo (best television information-pub- lic affairs and The Leg- end (best experimental Individual winners in NFB non-feature productions in- cluded: Julian Biggs (A Little Fellow from.Gambo) best direc- tor; Paul Leach (Mrs. Case) best black and white photogra- phy! Bill Davies (Oshawa Kid) best non-dramatic script; Lu- cien Marleau (Fields of Space) best sound editing; Jaque Duran (Activator One) best sound location recording; Ron Alexander and Michel Des- combe (Activator One) best sound re-recording; Eldon Rath- burn (Fields of Space) .best original music score, and New- foundland Premier Joseph Smallwood (A Little Fellow from Gambo) best "actor in a non-feature film. Christopher Cordeaux won the award for best editing of a fea- ture film for his work in the NFB movie Prologue.. The jury gave special awards for reportage to Michael Rubbo, the director, co-editor, writer and narrator of the NFS-pro- duced TV information-public af- fairs film Sad Song of Yellow Skin, and to the NFB's Chal- lenge for Change unit for the documentary film You Are On Indian Land. Act of the Heart, produced by Quest Film Production Ltd. of Montreal, won five awards in the feature category, including best actress for Genevieve Bu- jold and best director for her husband Paul Almond. The feature film Red, pro- duced by Cinepix Inc., and Onyx Films Inc. of Montreal won three awards: best cinama- tography (Bernard best supporting actor (Gratien Gelinas) and best supporting ac- tress (Fernanda The Wendy Michener Award in recognition of high artistic achievement given to Jean-Pierre Lefebvre, the 1-Ioru- real director of two of the 12 competing features, La Chambre Blanche and Q-Bec- My-Love. Other best-of-category win- ners were: KW Plus, produced by Hydro Quebec (best docu- mentary film under 30 min- Wild Africa, a CBC pro- duction (best documentary film over 30 The Sun Don't Shine on the Same Dawg's Back all the Time, produced by Craw- ley Films of Ottawa (best sports and recreation A hos- pital Is..., a Crawley Films pro- duction (best public relations film) and Home Sweet Cedar, produced by Canawest Film Productions Ltd. of Vancouver (best sates About 850 persons attended the award presentations. The hosts were television perform- ers Bill Walker and Anne Pauze. For the first time the presentations were open, free of charge, to the general public. Tax Income To Pay Cost Of Education EDMONTON (CP) A per- sonal income tax would be the best way to meet education costs expected to hit billion in Alberta by 1981, two Univer- sity of Alberta professors said here. Dr. E. J. Hanson and Dr. P. J. Atherton, in a position paper prepared for the com- mission on educational plan- ning, say only the income tax base has the necessary elasti- city to provide for the increas- ing quality and quantity of edu- cation in tho future. 'It is suggested, therefore, that the provincial share of ed- ucational cost, now amounting lo somc.BO per cent, be raised from tho general revenue of the province through tho per- sonal incomu tai." IRISH LEFTISTS PROTEST NIXON VISIT Irish demonstrators burn an effigy of Pres- ident Richard M. Nixon outside the U.S. Embassy in Dublin Sunday. Tha protest against Nixon's visit to Ireland, was organized by the "Irish Voice of Vietnam." Court's Decision To Delav j Libel Case Charges Rapped EDMONTON (CP) An Al- berta Supreme Court stay of proceedings against four per- sons charged with criminal li- bel has been described by the Alberta Human Rights Asso- ciation as "intolerable." Dr. John Packer, president of the said Sunday the court's action violated the right of the four to a fair hear- ing and also violated their right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. Frederick Herzog, 35, his wife Susan, 24, Roger Ten Traey, 23, and Ian Walker, 22, all of Edmonton, appeared in court last Wednesday and the stay of proceedings was grant- ed after the crown requested it. The request was granted quickly but the four, who had been in jail for three months, refused to leave the prisoners' dock, demanding to be heard. "This i.- typical fascist jus- Arabs Delay Departure Of Airliner BEIRUT, Lebanon (Reuters) An Iraqi airliner carrying a group of Palestinian Arab com- mandos left here sumably for Le- banese officials refused to allow the guerrillas to get out of the plane here, airport sources said. Arab envoys and representa- tives of the Palestinian Armed Straggle Command persuaded the commandos to leave. For two hours the commandos held an airport officer as a hos- tage, but were persuaded to re- lease him. Seventeen hours after the plane unexpectedly arrived it flew out carrying 42 of its 43 commando passengers. The 43rd ran from the plane shortly before it took off and struggled with officials on the runway. He will be flown out on the next available plane, officials said. Troops surrounded Hie air- liner and two armed cars drew up outside the airport entrance. Following the release of the hostage, the Lebanese authori- ties released the airliner pilot and two members of the crew they had detained earlier, air- port security sources said. The sources said the passen- hoard tho plane comprised 25 Jordanians, 11 Lebanese, four Syrians and three Iraqis. The commandos had at least six guns and five pror.adcs on board, the sources said. The commandos said they hod originally been based in Leba- non but Jordan when fight ing broke il.it llicre with the Jordanian army, the, sources said. The commandos now want to return to Lebanon. cried Herzog. "We have been in prison for three months on .phoney charges and now we are being refused a, chance to address the court." Dr. Packer said the denial of a hsaring should be of concern to every citizen, "even if not to the attorney-general." "They have been charged, they are still charged and will Cabinet Meeting Called QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec cabinet meets today to study critical issues in the medical care insurance impasse as in- creasing absenteeism among specialists reached about 30 per cent Sunday. Health Minister Claude Cas- tonguay said in a television broadcast Sunday night the cab- inet will study monetary -adjust- ments for doctors under the plan. The cabinet also is expected to discuss emergency legislation to implement medicare by Nov. 1 and possible action if the spe- cialists go through with a threatened total withdrawal of :rvices. Meanwhile, a Montreal radiol. ogist says "many" local medi- cal specialists are receiving at- tractive job offers from outside the province. Dr. Marvin Lougheed, an offi- cial of the Quebec Federation of Medical Specialists, would not say how many offers had been received but added that "there's a wide choice of locations open to us." remain charged with criminal libel until such time as the crown decides to take .further he said. "For the crown to not now proceed with the casa or drop the charges is intolerable." After Herzog's outburst hi the courtroom, RCMP moved in and asked the four defen dants to leave. They refusec and a wild fight erupted. They were taken into custod; but leleased shortly afterwarc by RCMP and city police who said no charges would be laic because of the melee. The Herzogs, Ten Trey am Walker were charged in June with publishing defamatory re- marks about Magistrate John Coughlan and the city's courts in the June 29 issue of the Pro- gressive Workers Journal. A stay of prodceedings does not mean charges are with drawn. It means simply tha the crown does not intend to proceed with them at the time Convicts Bow To Mayor's Ultimatum NEW YORK (AP) Prison- ers at the last city prison in their hands bowed to an ultima- tum today by Mayor John V Lindsay and 'freed three hos- tages they had held since Thurs- day. The hostages at the Long Is- land City correction officers and a turned loose 13 minutes after a deadline set by Lindsay in a broadcast over local radio sta- tions. The ultimatum issued at a.m., MST, gave the prisoners 30 minutes to nand over the hos- L.ges. CORRECTION! THE CASH JACKPOT AT THE WEEKLY LABOR CLUB BINGO TONIGHT, MONDAY, OCT. 6th Will be played for in 53 numbers And not 50 as advertised Saturday Provincial Safes Tax Unnecessary Says Lougheed CAMROSE, ALTA. (CP) A provincial sales tax is unneces- sary in Alberta because of rev- enues from vast natural re- sources, Opposition Leader Peter Lougheed said today. The Progressive Conserva- Paper Workers Strike THUNDER BAY (CP) Members of the United Paper- makers and paperworkers Union at the Abitibi provincial paper limited plant here went on strike at 8 a.m. today. The 550 union members left their jobs this morning as talks between the union and the Abi- tibi Paper Company officials were scheduled to open in To- ronto. The Thunder Bay plant was the third to be hit by strike ac- tion. Plants in S'ault Ste. Marie and Iroquois Falls Were hit Fri- day. Union members at the Abi- tibi Paper Company mill in Thunder Bay voted over the weekend to postpone any strike action until Wednesday. Similar action has been taken at the Abitibi plant in Pine Falls, Man., where 70 union members voted to stay at "work until Wednesday, pending the outcome of the Toronto talks. The Union is seeking a seven- per-cent wage increase, or 29 cents an hour, in the first year of a three-year agreement. They are seeking an additional seven-per-cent in the second year and so cents in the third. Wages now average an hour. Tom Curley, a union spokes- man, said the company has of- fered a two-year contract with 27 and 26 cent increases. tive Leader was commenting on a proposal at a party con- ference Saturday that a five- per-cent provincial sales tax be established to help cover the rising costs of education. Dr. B. T. Keeler, executive director of the Alberta Teach- er's Association said the tax, with -fairly broad exemptions, would yield more than mil- lion in 1071. Mr. Lougheed said the meet- ing confirmed his opposition to the tax. Dr. Walter Worth, chairman of the commission on educa- tional planning in Alberta, told the conference it appears the public is prepared to pay for quality education. "I think politicians are more concerned about that (money) than perhpas the clients." Sanitation Strike Fouls ILK. Rivers LONDON (AP) A widening strike by sanitation workers fouled three major British riv- ers with millions of gallons of raw sewage today, as the gov- ernment announced details of a controversial bill to curb labor walkouts. Large-scale pollution of the Thames, Avon and Lea rivers appeared to pose no immediate threat to public health and mu- nicipal water supplies were re- ported adequate following a sev- en-day strike by workers for higher pay. But union chiefs said .the effects would spread today when more men walked out. Bargaining has broken down over the claim by three unions fora 55-shilling-a-week (16.87) increase to bring basic wages for sewage workers, gar- bagemen, street sweepers and caretakers to 10s Municipalities have offered 36s. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 90 ABOVE 19.OH 00 ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET Lethbriilge..... 78 Cranbrook.....74 Pincher Creek 76 Waterton......76 Medicine Hat 85 Edmonton.....66 Jasper........61 Banff..........63 Calgary....... 75 Victoria........ 58 Penticton...... 64 Prince George 60 Kamloops......67 Vancouver......56 Saskatoon...... 77 Regina.........76 Winnipeg.......68 Thunder Bay 53 Toronto....... 51 Ottawa........ 55 Montreal 55 St. John's.....49 Halifax.........64 Fredericton 70 47 43 45 45 44 42 .02 35 .08 33 .08 35 .38 50 .05 50 .01 35 .01 48 .18 50 46 35 48 31 32 38 42 .02 45 47 1.81 43 Charloitetown 65 49 2.17 Chicago....... 66 57 New York...... 62 45 Miami......... 84 79 San Diego......74 67 San Frimcisco 57 52 Denver........ 81 45 Las Vegas..... 84 62 FORECAST: Lethbridgo region: A few light showers today. Winds increasing to N20 this after- noon. Highs 55 to 60. Snow oc- casionally heavy along the foothills tonight. Lows 30 to 35. A few snowflurries Tues- day. Highs 40 to 45. Medicine Hat: Occasional light rain today. Winds in- creasing to N2II this afternoon. Intermittent light snow tonight. Lows 30 to 35. Cloudy with highs near 45 Tuesday. ColumMa-Koolenay Main- ly cloudy with a few showers roday. Tuesday, cloudy with sunny intervals. Highs today and Tuesday in low 50s. Lows tonight 32-35. Owatonna 95 High Capacity variable control on drag feeder See Us Today For All Your MIXING REQUIREMENTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Leth- )ridge district are reported 'arc and in good driving con- dition. The Logan Pass is now open 24 hours daily. This road has been ploughed and sanded. POItTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 4 hours: Canvay 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 21 trauri; Porthill-Rykerts 5 lo mldnleht. Chief Mountain closwL ;