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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THt IETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Octobtr f, Unemployment Situation To Top Commons Debate OTTAWA (CP) The while gloves come off in the Commons today as the four party leaders kick off a potential eight days of debate on Thursday's speech from the throne. On the surface, the throne i "Unemployment remains dl speech offers one obvious open- tressmgly high iii some parts ing Canada although the rate ha scanty mention of not increased significantly in cent months read tl speech. The government wa, "countering" slowly but effec lively the pressures of inflatta and unemployment." Two major issues were dea problems of urban a fairs and pollution. The government will set separate departments to dea with both of them. And although Ihe perenni, Canadian Development Corp promise was not mentioned the speech, it was on the gov ermnent's list of proposed legis- lation, defusing some of the ire of the New Democratic Party. Opposition reaction to Ut speech gave some indication what issues might qualify for opposition condemnation, DOUGLAS CRITICAL New Democrat Leader T. C Douglas said the speech ''talk to address any of the question, bugging Canadians today." Specifically, it lacked mea sures designed to stimulate tfv economy and alleviate unem ployment. "Never before have we had sc much motherhood and moraliz tag." There is cold comfort for the unemployed in tha he said. Creditiste Leader Kea Caouette said the speech offeree mining new, and had avoidec :be main economy. The government announced i would propose 68 pieces of Jegis ation. SCOUTS DEMONSTRATE Members of British Col- umbia's only co-ed Rover Scout crew demonstrate in Vancouver Thursday against a provincial Boy Scout council decision not to endorse female membership. Ten members of the Coquitlani Rover crew, including three girls, paraded up and down in front of Scout head- quarters carrying signs which read "Lets Have A Girl In" and 'Province Has Sex Hang-Ups Afraid of Girls." Lawlessness In Quebec No Worse Than Elsewhere CALGARY (CP) Lawless- ness in Quebec is no worse than any part of the world with acts at terrorism being the result of a "very small and destructive says Lt.-Col. Paul L'anglais, a Quebec communi- cations expert. He told a service club meet- ing Thursday that the majority of French Canadians favor a "pragmatic approach to Que- bec's problems based on per- suasion rather than coercion." Canadians, he said, should HALE OPTICAL COMPANY ITD. Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 "consider the French fact an achievement instead of a politi- cal football." "If English speaking Cana- dians will consider us brothers and not bastards, I guarantee thai the last gun to be fired for Canadian unity will be fired by a French Canadian." Lt.-Col. L'anglais, a member of the Quebec General Council of Industry, said he envisioned Canada as "an association of 10 free provinces" and called for Canadians to immediately "correct the abuses which have eroded our federal system." He said the French did not wish to impose unilingualism on Quebec, nor did they desire to impose French on the rest of Canada. "We wish tx> be treated as you would wish the English- speaking minority in Quebec to be treated." MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT For Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CUP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON -Mo ow Id Id n UJQIIP What step for the wedding party? A graceful and properly paced wedding party Is the result of rehearsing the organist and olher musicians participating in the wedding cere- mony. If the "skating step" appears Jerky and diffi- cult to master, switch to a slow natural walk. The "frick" is to keep your weight on the forward foot and hesitate the back foot in rhythm with the music. For balance keep your feet slightly aparr and do not fry to walk a "chalk" line. Take short steps, Before the wedding, the organist usually plays for half an hour, as the guests are arriving. A violin or harp may be used with this music, and plso with the organ during the ceremony. And vocal music, either a solo or by a choir, may be used before the ceremony. In Catholic weddings, the Nuptial Mass is accompanied by the choir a: a rule and oil music comes under strict Church Law. The choice of the pre-nuptial music should bo made with the organist and the church, as they havo definite rules. The regular organist of the church receives his usual fee even if the family has another oganist play for the ceremony. Ascer- tain from your clergyman the organist's feo. OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES LARGE OR SMALL WE CATER TO THEM ALL PHONE 328-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE and MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE ss Stanfield Slams Govt. OTTAWA (CP) Opposition Robert Stanfield today accused the government o trying to cloud its neglect o major issues such as unemploy ment, agriculture and constitu- tional reform with bombastic atuous language in Thursday's peech from the throne. Mr. Stanfield led off an eight lay debate on the speech. De- rate today was restricted tc tarty leaders. The Conservative leader em ihasized repeatedly that tin of noble words anresident .of an Edmonton ca )le television company says Sdmonton will save 50 per cen of microwave costs by co-op- eraHng with cable licensees in Calgary. E. J. Polanski says in a let :er to be considered by city council Tuesday that the two li cencees in Edmonton agreed to co-operate with the two Cal gary firms to share the costs >f Uie microwave pickup equal- y. He said Edmonton will save lalf Ihe cost involved while Calgary costs will not be af- ected. He claimed that each Company, other than this, wil iporate separately and inde- jendenUy as approved by the Canadian Radio Television Commission. Alderman Una Evans said Jonday she will ask council to equest that the CRTC "take nother look" at the granting f licences in Calgary and Ed- nonton on the basis of reports hat the four firms had formed consortium. Slie said she was concerned hat the purpose of Hie consorti- um may have been to share able-TV operations and equip- ment. R'emancl Mass Slayer Suspect BURNABY, B.C. (AP) The ian accused of murdering glil persons last month in rcston was remanded Thurs- ay to Oct. 15 in a brief court ppearanco here. Dale Merle Nelson, 31, of reston, has been held at Oak- la jail here since Sept. 8, hen he was sent from Creston r psychiatric examination, c is charged with the Sept. 5 fie slayings of Mrs. Shirley asyk, 30, Mr. and Mrs. Ray lipps, four of their children, id Traccy Wasyk, seven. Nelson was captured after a 0-hour manhunt by police and icking dogs. i day for the weekend sfter a Eu- ropean tour and the launching of his Indochina proposals in a televised broadcast Wednesday night. He stopped en route to dedi- cate a n oceanographic science centre on Skidway Island near Savannah, Ga. Nixon discussed his Indochina proposals before a crowd of about at the island dedica- tion. Noting that he had read com- ments Oie Vietnam war was so unpopular "that our best young men have gone to Nixon commented: "I can tell you that It would not have been possible to have made that offer (the peace pro- posals) unless it had been for the fact that hundreds of thou- over two million- young Americans, in a very dif- ficult war, instead of deserting their country, decided to serve their country." Nixon appears to have won considerable political dividends with his call for a standstill ceasefire in Indochina, one of the major points of .his plan. Longtime congressional crit- ics of the administration's war policy were disarmed by the president's embrace of their own proposal, and Democrats indicated they would not make the war a major issue in the campaign for the Nov. 3 con- gressional elections. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, in an attempt to encourage a bi- partisan approach on the peace plan, urged support for the president's program. Fijian Maidens Welcome Prince SUVA, Fiji Fijian maidens coated in coconut oil and wearing dresses of tree irk and grass were among tens of thousands who greeted Prince Charles today. The heir to the throne arrived to hand over independance docu- ments Salurday. The ceremo- nies will end 96 years of Brilish rule over Ihe country of 300 Drag Haul Largest In Alberta EDMONTON (CP) Police seized about 32 pounds of mari- juana and tablets of LSD in two raids that produced what inspector W. H. Stewart called the biggest drug haul in the history of the province. Allen Huntley of Edmonton was charged with possession of marijuana and LSD for the purpose of trafficking and was remanded to next Thursday. He was arrested following a raid on a garage behind a resi- dence in which the LSD and about four pounds of marijuana were found in the back of the car. Police valued Ihe drugs at about In the second raid, about 28 sounds of marijuana, valued at was found in a suitcase in an apartment. South Pacific volcanic and coral islands. Fijian, Indian and European children lined the prince's 17- mile route from the airport to Suva, singing God Save the Queen. PRINCE CHARLES independance festivities At the park in the centre of the city, hundreds of warriors gave him the tradilional Fijian welcome. Chanling, clapping warrior chiefs prepared na- ,ive drink pronounced yanggona a coconut shell. In tradi- ional style, the prince finished the drink in one draught. RE-JOINS DUNLOP FORD! MR. STEVE DAKU After a short absence we wel- come Mr. Steve Daku back to the Dunlop Ford sales staff. Steve is a married man with 2 children and has been associated with the automotive business for the past TO years. Steve invites his many friends and customers to como in and discuss their automotive re- quirements with them. Tax Cuts Planned By British Govt. BLACKPOOL, England (AP) Britain's treasury chief served notice today the Con- servative government is deter- mined to cut taxes and state spending as part of a grand strategy to restore prosperity. After three months of check- ing the country's books, An- thony Barber, chancellor of the exchequer, told the annual con- vention of the Conservative party the government will: income tax and sur- tax. Wasting Their Time MONTREAL (CP) Health Minister Claude Castonguay says Quebec's medical special- ists are wasting their time by striking in protest against terms of the province's medical care insurance legislation. All specialists' offices were closed Thursday, although about of the province's spe- cialists stayed in a limited num- jer of hospitals to provide emergency services. In Quebec City, Health Minis- ter Claude Castonguay said the specialists will gain nothing by striking to press demands for Further amendments to the med- ical plan set to go into operation Nov. 1. Mr. Castonguay told a news conference the government is ready to let the strike go be- yond the proposed opening date as long as the striking doctors continue to provide emergency service. "However, at the first sign of the public's health being endan- gered, we will not hesitate to call the national assembly to deal with the he said. a controversial pay- roll tax known as "selective em- ployment tax" which is levied on the service industries. As a substitute the government might introduce a value-added tax, which in effect means a sales tax. state spending as first move to cover the loss of tax revenues. COUNTRY LAGGING Explaining his approach, Bar- ber said: "Our country today ii lagging behind other nations, overtaxed and overgovemed, suffering from a drowsy numb- ness grinding along in bot- tom gear... "What is required is a funda- mental program of reform 'to bring about a major change in the mood of our nation and to change the whole gear of our economic affairs. "This means the reform of in- dustrial relations. And it means the reform of taxalion Barber said he will present the first instalment of his cuts n state spending to Parliament around the end of the month. Ship Captains, Pilot Blamed For Collision VANCOUVER (CP) The two captains and a British Co- lumbia marine, pilot were blamed by department of trans- port counsel Thursday night for the Aug. 2 ferry-freighter colli- sion in Active Pass in which three ferry passengers were killed. The Soviet freighter Sergey Yescnin sliced into the port side of the British Columbia government ferry Queen of Vic- toria at noon in clear visibility in the narrow pass between two islands in Georgia Strait. The ferry, bound for Victoria from Vancouver, was carrying 625 passengers at the time of the collision. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 00 ABOVE TO.ftn D0 ZERO AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lethbridge......45 26 ?ineher Creek 45 37 Waterton (approx.) 45 37 Medicine Hat 86 25 Edmonton......36 24 Jasper......... 50 29 .08 Banff......... 41 32 Calgary....... 44 24 }ranbrook......37 34 Victoria 52 43 .3i Penticton........50 45 .05 Prince Rupert 51 47 -.42 Wnce George ___ 41 39 .49 tamloops 45 40 .32 Vancouver 51 48 .52 Saskatoon 34 10 Hegina...... 32 24 iVinnipeg...... 39 32 Fhunder Bay 43 38 1.16 Toronto....... 72 50 Ottawa........ 76 56 Montreal.......78 55 St. John's...... 43 40 Halifax........ 74 54 Charlottetown 70 49 Fredericton.....74 45 Clu'cago....... 69 65 .40 New York......79 61 Miami........ 84 80 Los Angeles.....81 56 San Francisco 75 59 Las Vegas......71 48 FORECAST: Lethbridge: Sunny with brisk westerly winds today becoming cloudy with rain and wet snow this evening. Highs 45 to 50. Cioudy Satur- day. Intermittent light snow; Lows 20 to 25; highs 30 to 35. Medicine, Hat: Sunny be- coming cloudy today. Few pe- riods of light rain in the after- noon. Highs 45 to 50. Mostly cloudy Saturday with occa- sional light snow. Lows 20 td 25; highs 35 to 40. Columbia-Koolenay Cloudy today, rain or snow ending this afternoon. Winds NW15. Sat- urday, mainly cloudy. Morning fog patches. Highs today and Saturday in high 40s or low 50s. Lon-s t'jight 25-35. Look what you get in a BEHLEN CURVET LOW COST thanks to economical arched design. EXTRA SPACE from frameless construction BO posts or trusses. EXTRA STRENGTH from heavy Range galvanized Steel with Behlen deep corrugation. Here's a great, general purpose farm building.' i Weather tight and maintenance free. Easy to erect yourself or we can handle it Five utility models, also (train storage models Stop by soon it GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutls Highway, Lclhbridge Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL, AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In Ihe Leth- bridge district axe bore and dry, Highway 3 west paving in progress near Coallmrst. Men and equipment working in and immediately west of Fort Macleod. Highway 5 Lethbridge to ten miles south paving in progress. TOUTS ON ENTRY (Opening mill Closing Coutts 24 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Eoosoville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 21 bom's; PorLbill-BykerU 8 a.m. to midnight, Chlsf Mountain closed, ;