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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBKlOUt ntKALU Wednesday, October 10, 1979 Indians hiring whites is okay with president OTTAWA iCT) -It is' a nice change" lor Indians to be able to lure white peo- ple. George Manuel, presi- dent ol the National Indian Brotherhood says m a letter to Indian Affairs Minister .lean Chretien. He was replying to remarks made last week bv the minister who ex- pressed concern that "some people with lawyer backgrounds around the In- dians are trying to suck money out ot the Indians, and I don't think it is always tor the betrterment ol the Indians." Said Mr. Manuel "The Indian alfairs department tor the last 100 Businessmen! ou need A joint venture of Ldurentide F'nancial Corporation Ltd and BankAmenca Corporjtion. We're professionals in the financial field Sale and leasebacr-. Business acquisitions Purchdst? cred't Inventory loans Working capital loans Receivjble financing MCA business financing n norco norm cormnenT CRPITRL LTD. Vdncouber Edmonton Colgjry 1200 West Render Slreel 10117 Jasper Avenue 832 Fifth Avenue S W. Phone 604 681-5375 Phone 303 429-6J03 Phone 403 262-5083 Offices also in TORONTO and MONTREAL years lias been white peo- ple running Indians I think that at this point it is. if nothing else, a nice change to see Indians being able to lure whites The main purpose of Mr. Manuel's letter was to dis- pute Mr. Chretien's conten- tion that the Indians by now should have completed a government sponsored study by the Indians on the Indian Act. The Indian Association of Alberta was given a grunt to determine the changes Indians want in the Act. Mr. Chretien said he wants answers to some simple .and basic questions and he hopes to have the report soon. Welcome Canadians STARLIT MOTEL Great Fills Montana Modern Units Heated Pool Now Under New Management Wes and Laura Gorrell of Calgary Lell Off City Centre Exit PHONE 452-9597 Character actor dead Sidncv Blackmer, an actor who won critical acclaim in Come Back, Little Sheba. and was well known tor 10 portrayals of Theodore Roosevelt, is dead at thu age of 78. Blackmer is shown here in 1964 with photos of himsell in movie roles he played during more than halt a century in show business. is the Good Good Thing If No One Knows About It? Advertise Your GOOD THINGS in The Lethbridge Herald CLASSIFIED or DISPLAY ADVERTISING Phone 328-4411 English feel helpless MONTREAL a party in one ol Montreal's alllu'ent English-speaking enclaves the other night, a woman was dis- cussing the current Quebec election campaign 'II the Separatists are defeated, or even il they should happen to be elected, it will be because the French people here wanted it to she said. 953 too. ol course, but our numbers are too small to matter, and that's a helpless feeling Thai kind ol frustration is not uncommon among English Canadians here these days, as they listen to the opening shots in an election camapgn that could be crucial to the question of whether Quebec will or will not sepaiate Iroin the rest of Canada. The I'arti Quebecois, which advocates in- dependence lor this largely French-speaking province, is paying little attention in its appeal lor votes to the per cent ol the popula- tion whose native language is English, oven though many among them have money and power. And Premier Robert on the other side, is v. idely accused of taking them tor granted in the belief that nc is the only choice they have. In the last election three and one-hall years ago, when the I'ar'u Quebecois was new and separatism was being specifically piesented to the voters lor the first time, 24 per cent ol the people, almost all of them French-speaking, voled tor it The Sepai alibis leader. Rene Levesque, has made it clear that the movement must do betler in Ihis elec- tion. Oct. in order to survive, and that he thinks the English Canadians are not liken to be of any help to it don't expect any subsumlial support from the English speaking pop- illation." he explained. "We will depend on French Quebec. 'Forgotten man' could be freed SAN KAFAtlL. Calif. (AI'l A 62-year-old Philippine immigrant has a chance for freedom after- spending more than half his lile in state prisons and mental hospitals with almost no chance to talk with anyone Ollicials said Vincent Dawa. who speaks a Philip- pine dialect, has been able to hold only extremely limited conversations during his 34 years ol con- imement since being con- demned to death lor murder. lie has learned only a lew words ol English since entering a prison in 1939 Dawa is to appear in court here today for a sani- ty hearing which could be the lirst step toward gaining a parole. Dawa was a 28-year-old larm worker when con- victed in 1939 of iatalh shooting a Chinese tantan dealer in Sacramento. Witnesses said Dawa ac- cused the dealer o! cheating him ol and became enraged when the dealer laughed at him. He was condemned to die but the execution was post- poned three times before a convinced a judge to rule him insane and tiMnsler him to a men- tal i.'istiution in 1941 Fuel crisis enlists aid of Snoopy (APi With the lighting in the Middle East casting new shad o w s over United States luel imports, the government enlisted the cartoon character Snoopy as the symbol lor a cam- paign to conserve energy supplies President Nixon received a ad- vison committee report on ways the public can help ease predicted luel shor- Uiges this winter. In addition, top ad- ministration ollicials gave Nixon reports on how the goveiiimeiit and private m- dusliy are moving to con- serve energy supplies. The energy conservation campaign will seek to cut energy consumption by live per cent this winter. Among the steps outlined a re Adoption ol cartoonist Clurles Schultx's character Snoopy as a sym- bol lor a Savc-Knerg} cam- paign with di.ilnbuuon ol ei Useinents to the media and energy conser- vation kits to schools. VINCENT DAWA CDC bid remains at TORONTO (CP) Canada Development Corp. (CbCi is holding steady with its oiler to buy 10 million shares ol Tex- .isgull Inc at a share. 'iespile some slock market I luel nation that has pushed tile share price above President II Anthony ILiiiipson. opci dting from nil ices have been ticou-d to Toronlo Irom Ot- l.iu.i said "We are not attention to the short-lei in market Sliai es ol TexdSgull edged higher than at the opening ol the Toronto Slock Exchange Tuesday. beloic Killing to in mid-session trade. The price lose above Mon- on I he New York Stock Exchange, when Canadian exchanges were closed lor Thanksgiving. Mr llampson said CEC. whollv owned by the Cana- dian government, was not Considering a revised offer at the moment. lie said that as ol last Friday CDC was 7.000 sh.ues short ol its 10- iiallion-share objective At OIK- tune the corporation had 10.250.000 Texasgult shaies tendered The oiler is open onlv to S shareholders, who have the right to withdraw at tune unlil the ollci is actually exer- cised. SPECIAL COCA COLA 26 oz. ctopodl COCA COLA and FANTA 10oz. 10 (or plui dcpoalt (At all participating THE DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE ADMINISTERED BY THE ALBERTA SAFETT COUrtCIL DDC accident prevention for experienced drivers DDC backed by the Insurance Agents Association DDC up to 3 demerit points remitted DDC grads in Canada and the U.S.A. FEE FOUR EVENINGS 2 HOURS EACH Four Thursdays Starting 11th Lethbridge Community College ;