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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -----Stllurtltiy, Oclolicr 1, 1971 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERAID 15 Piirliamenlary Notebook Calgary MP next cabinet minister iMAIIONICV Figures in gotif Inserted by tht Dimnik For Alderman CommlHSe By UAVE .Mi-INTO.SII OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment is planning further changes to the names of de- partments and agencies be- sides that of the Dominion Bu- reau of Statistics, now Statis- tics Canada. The department of industry, trade and commerce is sched- uled to become Commerce Canada and the tourist bureau Tourism Canada. The ministry of transport is said balking, however, at the proposed change to Transport Canada on the grounds it could be mistaken for a furni- ture-moving firm. The MP most likely to be- come next cabinet minister is Pat Mahoney, 42, member for Calgary South and now parlia- mentary secretary to Finance Minister E. J. Benson. One reason he may make SOMETHING IS HAPPENING AT NATIONAL SEE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13th LETHBRIDGE HERALD SMITH'S COLOR TV APPLIANCES LTD. TELEVISION APPLIANCE AUCTION SALE Scandinavian Hall 229 12th St. C N. Located at the Roar of Smith't Color TV Store LETHERIDGE, ALBERTA MONDAY, OCT. 18-7 p.m. Having been favoured with instructions from Smith's Color TV, we will offer for sale the following items as listed below subject to additions, deletions, errors or minor changes as you may find them the day of the sale as all the used merchandise listed here is subject lo prior sale and more trade-ins may be added. TERMS CASH or CONTRACT, with setllc-ment in full before removal from the premises. Washing Machines and Clothes Dryers Dishwashers Televisions if Gas and Electric Ranges Refrigerators Air Conditioning AUCTIONEERS NOTE. Plan lo attend this large appliance sale. This is a semi-annual auction to reduce trade-in stock. Smith's sales have been well attended in the past with many satisfied cuslomers. Plan lo attend for some real bargains. SALE CONDUCTED BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX 105, COALDAIE, ALBERTA "SERVING THE SOUTH BY WORD OF MOUTH" For Further Information Phone 345-3534 or Ihe Owner AUCTIONEER: LES HANDLEY, Lie. No. What are you waiting You cnn join Weight be on your way to a slimmer figure. Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH 11 Hi STREET and 4lh AVENUE SOUTH ATTENTION CARDSTON NEW CLASS OPENING Wed., Oct. p.m.-United Church Hall FREE OPEN MEETING (Registration Accepted After Meeting) ATTENTION TABER NEW CLASS OPENING Thurs., Oct. p.m.-Taber Civic Ccnlre FREE OPEN MEETING (Registration Accepted After Mocling) WEIGHTfiVVATCHERS. Some some listening, and ,1 program th.n [lie caljinel Ijclure the year is out is the legal goof in Prime Minister Triidciiii's office that created 21! parliamentary sec- retaries when only 27 arc al- lowed by law. Mr. Trudeau had to ask Ian j Watson, Liberal MP for La- prairic, to .surrender ,his ap- pointment as parliamentary secretary to Revenue Minister Herb Gray after holding the post only six hours. Mr. Trudeau wants to make it up to Mr. Watson, inform- ants say, and will re-appoint Mr. Watson at the earliest op- portunity. This will mean creating a vacancy among parliamen- tary secretaries. Sources say Ihis may be done by making Air. .Mahoney a minister of state with special responsibil- ity in the finance department. Mr. Mahoney has been help- ing Mr. Benson with legisla- tion for changes in the income tax system and with the gov- ernment's current economic difficulties. The cabinet now numbers 30. The barnyard epithet has relumed to the Commons after a brief respite. Clifford Downey, Conserva- tive MP for Battle River, de- scribed a statement by Man- power Minister Olio Lang as j "pure b.s i In line with the more per- missive climale toward such earthy language, the phrase was printed in Hansard, record of Commons debate. T r a d e Minister Jean-Luc Popin has (old the Commons that one of the irritants in Canada-U.S. trading relations is the small consumption in this country of bourbon, the self-styled American national alcoholic beverage. The U.S. is annoyed that Canada earned S1C5 million last year selling rye whisky in the U.S. while the U.S. picked up only SI.2 million selling bourbon to Canadians. This is a long-standing complaint to American distilleries. The Aug. 15 U.S. surtax on imports applies lo Canadian rye whisky. Puckish Melvin McQuaid, Conservative MP for the Prince Edward Island riding of Cardigan, wanted to know about a government contract for hearing aids. Had they been purchased for cabinet ministers? Supply Minister James Richardson said they are for use in veterans hospitals. Mr. McQuaid also was in- formed that Mr. Richardson's department recently placed an order for 7.392 wastepapcr baskets for use in government offices. Cost or each Hail loss claims up tills year EDMONTON (CP) Crop losses caused by hail this year total more than million, the Alberta Hail and Crop In- surance Corp. announced today. The corporation said in a pre- I pared statement this was dou- 1 ble ll'e amount it paid out to poiicyliolders in the province i iasl year and nearly triple the amount in i A total of jffl.i million worth of hail insurance is carried by j 11.241 farmers in the provnce i and the S2.7 million payments j went lo 1.809 farmers. The corporation said damag- ing hail fell in insured regions 1 on days: the largest and most severe in central and northern Alberta. Two storms i which hit central Alberta July 23 were "among Ihe most dani- aging in the pasl 20 years." Under the "all risk" program which covers losses of any kind, an additional was paid out tins ,u-ar. Fanners covered In Ihis insurance bring Ihe cor- poration's lotal in farm- ers and million. I'.sychialric rxaminalioii ordered KDMONTUX _ David William Worcnka, 20, of Ed- monlon has been remanded to (VI. L'2 pending psychiatric aniinalion afler a woman was found dead in hor apartment early Friday. Police charged Werenk.i wilh non-capital murder after Hetty .lane Walkcy, 23. was found beaten and stabbed to death. Russians talk oil in Canary OTTAWA (CP) Two groups of Russian experts in oil and gas will moot their government and business counterparts in Calgary next week and tour Hie far north before another meet- ing later this month in Ottawa. They will meet under a Can- ada-U.S.S.R. agreement to co- operate in industrial applica- j (.ions of seienee and technology, j signed in Moscow last January by Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin. After the Calgary meeting Oct. 12-14, the participants will fly to oil and gas installations at Empress, Melville Island, Reso- lute, Fosheim Peninsula, King j Christian Island, Ellef Ringncs j Island, Inuvik, Tuktoyajtuk, San Saull, Norman Welis. Yellow- knife, Hay River, Rainbow City, Fort MoMurray, Tar Island and Edmonton. They will resume their meet- ings here Oct. 24-2fj. A. Digby Hunt, assistant dep- uty minister of norlhern dcvel-' opraent, will head the sessions on gas, and G. M. .MacNabb as- sistant deputy minister of en- ergy, mines and resources, will head the oil group. The gas group will be headed on the Kussian side by Vasily A. Dinkov, deputy minister of gas industry, and Rafkhat S. Min- gareyev, deputy minister of the oil industry ministry, will head the other. Polar bears may get execution stay WINNIPEG (C'Pl Prob- lem polar bears at Manitoba's norlhern port of Churchill may get a stay of execution thanks lo tranquillizers and an airlift. Plans arc being coi ipleted by a private animal coiserva- tion group that could i ave .'id of the bears from UK game warden's gun. Churchill, on Hie shores of Hudson Bay, has an annual polar bear problem. Each year the bears migrate north to spend winter hunting on the bay ice. "They just stack up around Churchill every fall, wailing for the explained Mani- t o b a government biologist Jack Howard in a Winnipeg interview. There are an estimated BOO i polar an endangered species by con- servationists elsewhere in the j Churchill area. i TIlEY'liE DA.NGEIiOLS j The bears pose a danger to the community when they for- age for food. Two years ago a young man was killed by a polar bear at the lOwnsite and last fall a young boy on his way lo Sunday school was knocked down by a bear as it through the town's streets. "Every year we have had Ihis problem of keeping bears and people said Mr. Howard, "and with live trap- ping it was getting to be a pretly expensive business." He said that Ihi.s year it ap- peared the government would have to kill about 30 of the "problem bears" which ven- tured beyond the garbage (lump into the lown. Brian Davies, of Krederic- ton. N.B.. executive director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, has volun- teered money lo airlift the bears away from the townsile lo more isolated surroundings. Mr. Howard said the bears would be tranquillized and then transported by commer- cial aircralt to an area just inside the Ontario border to the southeast. "The project has our bless- ing, although I don't think it is particularly he said. .MAY GO PAULS The aii-craft apparently can take only two bears at a lime, and the estimated cost for one flight is S8M. Although dates are lenta- ''Fortunately or unfr live, Ihe project will likely get j alclyvdepending on yoi under way about mid-Novcm- I Pf i have this si Howard. The polar kar is lifted in lie said there a the "red book'1 of conserva- i denning area for the lion, meaning Hie species is j white beasts .so tlii-ealcned with extinction in j Churchill and about IIKI yi, many pans of the world. I cubs were raised each vea um- poml ICSM'I Mr. Opposition leader is assassinated I BEIRUT, Lebanon (APi j Tunisian opposition leader Omar Ibrahim Zuhaimi was j shot and killed in Beirut early today, police reported. i Zuhaimi, 33, was sentenced to death in absentia by a Tunisian court in 1967 on a charge of plotting to overthrow President Habib Bourguiba. He was a for- mer secretary of Tunisia's rul- ing Bastour parly. Police said Zuhaimi's body was found Jn the elevator of an apartment building. Zuhaimi's friends here said he left his self-chosen exile in France early this year when he discovered that Tunisian secret agents were following him, a police spokesman said. 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THE only Motor Home a vn liable today with the quality of a big cor WE invite you to see our 22 ft. and 23 ft. capacity odels constructed so there is more room inside tlion the average Motor Home of this size. OUR 22 ft. capacity model is so constructed that it can be parked legally, angle or curb, in cities where there are parking meters. AMPLE storage and upper cupboard space. SECOND hond trailers and campers available. TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN These concerned citizens have considered the alternatives for City Council and support LEO SINGER Father N. Le Bel James Garrett Peter Snow Dave Cooper Delbert Patching Edward I. Rice Dave Lev B. W. McMorran Ron Pcakc Harry Gelfond Art Dorigatti Dean Goughnor Joe Green Thomas McKim Les Wildman Hy Davids Dr. T. Melting John McColl Jack Lakie Dick Gray William Price Garry Kohn Carl Taylor Dr. Douglas McPlierson Gordon Schwartz Ira Flaa Dr. Elmo Fletcher Don Roy Bill Bikman Harry Hudson Ross Held Dave Shcctor Tom Arnold Reid Ellison Adam Walkingshaw Hy Caiman Ludvik Pahulje Graham Watts Art Baxter Peter Hale Dalfon Draper Me! Fengstad Louis Nits John loewen Nee Wong Walter Ortlicb Cliff Black William Poon A. D. Palmer Mel Duda K. Shigchiro Gordon Campbell ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 VOTE FOR GOOD CIVIC ADMINISTRATION TRUE TAX DOLLAR VALUE MORE INDUSTRY AND JOBS AN AGGRESSIVE PROGRESSIVE REPRESENTATIVE VOTE SINGER, LEO IX FOR ALDERMAN Inserted by LEO SINGER CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ;