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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI irHBRIBGI HHAID Thunday, Ocfobtr 1970 Medical Specialists Go On Strike MONTREAL (CP) About three-quarters of Quebec's medical specialists went on strike today to show their oppo- sition to the province's proposed medical care plan. A spokesman for the Quebec Federation of Medical Special- ists said about members will stay on the job in hospitals and offices and "will do all in their power to provide emer- gency service" in a limited number of hospitals. Hospitals were admitting only emergency cases, and the feder- ation spokesman said "a certain number of specialists are at their posts to deal with the situ- ation." Nobel Prize Atvarded To Russian STOCKHOLM (Reuters) The 1970 Nobel Prize for litera- ture today was awarded to So- viet novelist Alexander Solzhen- itsyn. The Swedish Academy of Let- ters said it had made the award to the 51-year-old writer, called the "Dostoyevsky of our for the "ethical force with which he has pursued the indis- pensable traditions of Russian literature." Solzhenitsyrfs 'works are banned in his homeland. The prize is worth crowns (about Dr. Gerard Hamel, president of the Quebec Federation of General Practitioners, said there are no immediate plans for the province's family doctors to join the walkout. The federation executive was to dis- cuss the situation later today. READY TO NEGOTIATE The medical specialists' fed- eration said in a statement that it is ready to resume negotia- tions with the government if_it sees fit "to reconsider its in- and bring plan) into transigent position (the medical care line with those of the other provinces of Canada." It said Health Minister Claude Castonguay "bears full respon- sibility for the present crisis." Last-minute talks here Wednesday night broke off after a three-hour session in which no progress was made toward set- tling the three main issues in dispute in the medical care leg- islation, which Premier Robert Bourassa has said will be imple- mented Nov. 1. In Quebec, a spokesman for the health minister said today that the government will not hesitate to call an emergency session of the legislature to force doctors back to work if public health is endangered. A special session has already been called for Monday to dis- cuss modifications to the medi- cal care plan which were of- fered Tuesday as last-minute concessions in the dispute, but which were rejected flatly by the specialists Wednesday night. Lelhbridge Fish Game GAME BIRD COMPETITION Entries may made at; PARSON'S HARDWARE In the Shoppers' World or the following peoplei HAROLD JANICKE 2710 9th Ave. N. Phone 327-8426 DAVE HUNT 910 10th Ave. S. Phone 328-1417 GENE SCULLY 1115 13th St. S. Phono 327-5377 BIH WRIGHT 819 21st St. S. Phono 328-1246 Teen-Age Drug User Kills Self EDMONTON (CP) "Mom nd Dad, I'm sorry K I spoiled our vacation, but I've got to Thic icn'f all f a sudden, I've never had the nance before. Can you guys whoever it is) leave me in what I'm wearing, it looks nice I must be very self- centred, but for a long time haven't been satisfied so I say what's the use of hanging around." Leaving this note, a 16-year- M Edmonton girl believed to lave been on drugs for the last fat months committed suicide Monday. The girl's acation in Los Angeles at the ime of death. I blame myself for he mother said on her return. "It we hadn't been away we might have been able to something." She said she was unaware mt her daughter had been A SPARE MOMENT Prime Minisnrer Trudeau finds a moment to talk with admirers despite a workday mode hectic by the kidnapping Monday of British Trade Com- missioner James Cross in Montreal. Mr. Trudeau was on his way to a Cabinet meeting when the photo was taken. using drugs but thought daughter's curiosity ed her iem. Small Areas Face Disaster CALGARY (CP) Many small communities in Alberta will face "literal disaster" if railways are allowed to reduce passenger services, says the'Cal- gary Local of the Canad i a n Brotherhood of Railway Trans- port and General Workers. Manning Regards Senate Post As New Challenge Local secretary C. C. Mallett aid in a letter to the Canadian 'ransportation Commission that 'abandonment will hasten the emisc of small centres that are lowly being choked into urban ife by shortening or restricting communications, supplies and ransportation." Reducing service was "a poor way of saying thanks to the sot- tiers, and business people who supported the growth of our na- ional The railway committee of the CTC has received applications EDMONTON (CP) Ernest i 3. Manning said Wednesday he his appointement to the The appointment of the for- mer Alberta Social Credit pre- mier was announced Wednesday by Prime Minister Trudeau. Mr. Manning told a news con- ference the opportunity to rep- resent for the first time in the Senate the political philosophy responsible for the successful governments of Alberta and British Columbia is an honor and was a factor in his decision to accept the appointment. He said he has no interest in the .Senate as a place of retire- ment from the active political arena and does not. intend to curtail active involvement in ystems research and the busi- ness community. Mr. Manning said he regards he Senate as an appropriate ational forum from which to dvocate a new partnership be- ween the private and public ectors of society and to pro- mote the constructive political ealignment necessary to en- ure a secure meaningful uture for Canada. For the last three years, Mr. Manning has been advocating ormation of a new political oree in Canada which would >ring together people with the same interests and do away with partisan labels. 307 6th St. S. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD. Gary Martto Dlipenimg Optician 327-7152 WESTINGHOUSE GAS DRYERS With 1 year free service by factory trained personnel also Included! SUGGESTED LIST CAPITOL'S PRICE WiTH YOUR GAS COMPANY VOUCHER ONLY ALWAYS CHOOSE GAS Your Most Dependable Fuel Economical Instant heat faster drying Cleaner Lifetime servico Safer CONVENIENT TERMS! OPEN TILL 9 P.M. THURS. AND FRI. NIGHTSI e t OPEN THURS. AND FRI. TIL 9 P.M. Queen To Attend B.C. Centennial Cuba May Not Accept Terrorists OTTAWA (CP) Observers >elieve that the question of whether Cuba would ter- prisoners whose freedom las been demanded by the Front do Liberation Quebecol as the price for releasing James Richard Cross is debatable. Among the release terms set )y the FLQ, which claims it lidnapped the British trade commissioner, is that authori- ties free about 20 so-called polit- ical prisoners and arrange their ah- passage to Cuba or Algeria. Ottawa sources believe, how- ever, that Cuba might not per- mit the aircraft to land there even if it were given safe pas- sage out of Canada, or allow ttfe Drisoners to stay if the plane did land. It would also he unprece- dented for Canada to attempi an "official agreement" for the reception' of the prisoners as the FLQ's list of demands. from the Canadian National Railways to halt passenger ser- vice on its daily Edmonton-Cal- gary, Drumheller run and from the Canadian Pacific Railway to cut service between Calgary and Lethbridge and Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. Public hearings into the ap- plications were scheduled for next month. Mr. Mallet said jobs could be eliminated by the reductions and railway stations in 10 to 1! small towns .adversely affected and maybe closed. OTTAWA Queen, Prince Philip andPrincess Anne will visit British Columbia r. early May next year to take Dart in the province's centennial celebrations, the Commons was today in the speech from the throne opening a new ses- sion of Parliament. Governor-General Roland Michener, reading the govern- ment-prepared document outlin- ing the parliamentary schedule 'or the new session, said "it would give Canadians much sat- .sfaction" to know the pend- ing royal visit. The throne speech also refers to the Royal Family's visit this year.to the Northwest Territo- ries and Manitoba in connection with centennial celebrations. The Governor-General also re- ferred to his visits to the west ern Arctic and the Yukon this year which enabled, him and hi: wife "to round out our tours o all the provinces and territo- ries." There have been complaint, in the past, especially from for mer prime minister John Diel enbaker, that the thron speeches have either ignora the Queen or made only passing reference to her. In today's speech, there an several paragraphs devoted b the Royal Family and thesi come at the very start of it. o sometime This isn't all thinking about doing he mother said. Cause of the girl's death has not been determined. parents were on that had to experiment with Her mother described her as very bright tudent.' and an honors The girl was dead on arrival it Misericordia hospital after a neighbor vainly attempted to rescue her from a car in a moke-filled garage. "I hope this shakes up other kids who are taking drugs or Veteran Oil Writer Dies _ EDMONTON (CP) Cecil William Jackman, the Edmon- oti Journals "dean of Alberta oil died Wednesday. Ie was 61. Commonly known as Jackman died while on a hunt, iig trip in the Veteran area o: last-central Alberta. He hat in poor health for some ime. Born near Bremner, he was well known in the petroleum in- dustry, having worked for drilling contractor in the days before the 1949 strike at Leduc that put Alberta on the world's oil maps. Early Winter Storms Hit West Areas By THE CANADIAN PRESS N o r t h e a s tern Manitoba, scoured by winds that gusted up to 70 miles an hour Wed- nesday night, was the only sec- tion of the prairies today ex- jecting 'no relief from early winter storms. Twenty inches of snow fell on the Manitoba Port of Churchill and police and gov- ernment officials were consid- ering, an evacuation of the port ,o nearby Fort Churchill after a 24-hour power failure but tho situation was corrected Wed- nesday night. Today, however, no break was expected in the blizzard in the area as winds, which knocked down 32 power poles in the five miles between Church- ill and Fort Churchill, con- tinued. Yorkton in southeastern Sas- katchewan was the hardest-hit in that province as nearly a foot of heavy wet snow was dumped by the storm that crawled up from North Dakota. Alberta was the least-affect- ed of the prairie provinces, with Edson in the west-central region getting the heaviest snowfall, four inches. Calgary Crash Victim Dies CALGARY (CP) Stephen Harlow, 19, of-Calgary died in hospital early today from in- juries received when his car collided Wednesday afternoon with a transit system bus. The bus driver and four of his passengers were taken to hospital, but all were released after examination. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 'NOON IVo Comment On Olson Application OTTAWA (CP) The agri- culture department Wednesday refused to say whether Agricul- ture Minister H. A. Olson has applied for payments under the wheat acreage reduction pro- gram. As a wheat farmer, Mr. Olson is entitled to a federal payment of ?6 an acre for every acre he takes ou! of wheat and puts into pasture. He has a farm near Medicine Hat, Alia. Jack Mclntosh (P C w i 11 Current-Maple Creek) asked in the Commons June 28 whether Mr. Olson had made an applica- tion under the Lower Inventory for Tomorrow program and what the details were. The agriculture department, in a written reply, said Wednes- day that details of such applicn- i lions ore privileged. 00 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE SUNSET Lsttiteidge 43 31 .01 Waterton (approx.) 39 29 Pincher Creek 39 29 Medicine Hat 41 30 Edmonton....... 33 20 .02 Jasper.......... 36 28 Banff...........37.21 Cranbrook....... 40 27 Calgary........ 36 28 .02 Victoria...... 53 49 Penticton...... 51 42 Prince George .39 33 .11 Kamloops....... 45 40 Vancouver.......54 49 Saskatoon....... 28 15 Regina..........30 22 Winnipeg....... 40 33 Thunder Bay 63 39 .95 Toronto......... 70 50 Ottawa..........76 52 Montreal........ 73 St. John's....... 52 Halifax 65 Fredericton..... 69 Charlottetown 58 Chicago........ 77 New York...... 79 Miami.......... 84 Los Angeles..... 71 FORECAST .20 56 40 40 45 43 64 61 72 .60 57 1 Lcthliridgc Medicine Hats Snowshowcrs today. Brief af- ternoon sunny periods. Highs near 40. Cloudy Friday with snowflurrics. A little warm- er. Lows 25-30 except near 25 in Coronation region. Highs near 45. Columbia, with a few sunny periods today and Friday. A little warmer. Highs today 45-50. Lows to- night 25-30. ffighs Friday in low 50s. HE HAS NO REGRETS Copt. Eddie V. Rickonbackf. a veteran of more than a half-century in aviation, cel- ebrates his 80th birthday Thursday, claiming he has cheated death seven times. The highly decorated World War I flying ace, shown In his New York offics with a model of a WWL Spad fighter plane, says somo of his brushes with death have beon painful but he adds: "I havo j no regrets." Look what you get in a BEHLEN CURVET LOW COST thanks to economical arched design. 1 EXTRA SPACE from frampless no poets or trusses. EXTRA STRENGTH froni heavy gaugp galvanized steel-with Brfilen deep corrugation Here's a great general purpose farm building. Weather tight and maintenance free. Easy to erect or we can' handle it. .Five utility models, also grain storage models. Stop by soon GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutls Highway, Lelhbridge Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways m the Lelh- bridge district are bare and dry. Highway 3 west paving In progress near Coalhurst. Men and equipment working In and immediately west of Fort Maclaod. Highway 5 Lethbridge to ten miles south paving in progress. POKTS ON ENTRY {Opening and Closing 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.; KiiiRsgate, B.C., 21 hours; rortbill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight, Chief Mountain closed, ;