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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, October 18, 1974 THE L.ETHBHIDOE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Schmidt warns leaders EDMONTON (CP) Werner Schmidt, Alberta Social Credit party leader says the province could pay a high price as a result of a decision by the United States, to crack down on imports of Canadian agricultural products Mr Schmidt, in a news release Monday, said Cana- dian producers and con- sumers definitely will be affected "if this happens and it appears there is a lack of concern by our provincial and federal governments." The Social Credit leader said both senior levels of government must "wake up and deal with this problem responsibly since a lot is at stake He said the Alberta's agricultural products ex- ported to the United States in 1973 totalled million. Examination ordered CALGARY (CP) A psy- chiatric examination has been, ordered for Edward Francis Kuchciak, 21, charged in connection with the death of a three year old Calgary girl last Wednesday. Kuchciak was remanded in custody to Oct. 15 following his provincial court appearance Thursday at which the examination was ordered. The body of Lorissa Nicole Severight was found by a city sanitation worker in a gar- bage can after she had been reported missing by her parents Edmontonian selected EDMONTON (CP) Bill Laing, a member of the Cana- dian Broadcasting Corpora- tion newsroom staff in Ed- monton, has been elected President of the Press Club of Canada. Mr. Laing was elected Saturday at a meeting of the club which represents 10 member press clubs across Canada He succeeds John Downing Notice must be EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government wants a years notice from any Indian reserve wanting to pull out of the province's education system, Education Minister Lou Hyndman said over the weekend. Mr. Hyndman, speaking to the annual conference of the Alberta Indian Education Association, said there should be adequate warning if an In- dian reserve decided to withdraw its children from provincial schools and into of Toronto. Vice President is Bob Weber of the London, Ont. Press pub Delegates to the meeting, the first held in Edmonton, voted to change the name to the Press Club of Canada from the Federation of Press Clubs. The next annual meeting will be held in Calgary in con- junction with that city's Cen- tury Celebrations next year. given new schools on the reserve. He. was referring to the growing call among Indians for control of their own education, a policy accepted by the federal government. About 60 per cent of all In- dian children now are educated in provincial schools. The balance are taught at federal schools on reserves or at Indian operated schools similar to that at Blue Quills in east central Alberta. Cabinet has free rein UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge......67 53 Medicine Hat ...'62 42' Edmonton 46 32 fianff........... 57 44 Calgary 59 53 Victoria........fiO 41 Prince Rupert 54 54 3.97 Prince George... 52 47 .01 Kamloops.......60 41 Vancouver.....57 47 Saskatoon.......52 44 Regina.........51 37 Winnipeg.......43 28 .02 Toronto .......69 44 .08 Ottawa.........65 51 .38 Montreal .......62 53 .32 Quebec......... 57 451.30 St. John's.......45 38 Halifax......... 57 50 Charlottetown 53 48 .02 Fredericton.....56 SO .04 Chicago ........62 44 IVew York......64 63 Miami.......... 85 73 Los Angeles___83 61 San Diego......7? 58 Las Vegas......87 59 Phoenix 91 67 Honolulu........88 67 Mexico City.....75 50 Athens 77 55 Rome....... 63 54 Paris........... 52 39 London......... 57 43 Berlin.......... 50 45 Amsterdam..... 50 37 50 37 Madrid 57 37 Moscow........ 57 45 Stockholm..... 43 32 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat regions To- day and Wednesday: Variable cloudiness. Winds westerly 25 gusting to 35. Highs today 60 to 65. Lows tonight 35 to 40. Highs tomorrow near 65. Columbia, Kooteaay Today, sunny except mainly cloudy in the Columbia dis- trict. Wednesday, cloudy with a few sunny periods. Highs both days in the 50s. Lows tonight in the mid 30s. MONTANA East of CoatineaUl Divide Mostly sunny and wanner today and Wednesday. Gusty southwest winds both days oc- casionally reaching' 45 mph east slopes. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Wednesday 70s. West of CottiMMal Divide Mostly sunny with mild' temperatures today and Wednesday. Highs 60s. Lows tonight 25 to 35. HUNTERS SPECIAL Now is the perfect time for that camper, to enjoy those week- ends hunting in the foothills of Southern Alberta. '2968 1974 Scamper Camper 9 ft, fridge, heater, 3 jacks, twin tanks. Bunk, Was NOW.......... Kon wants to you UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter Ceroury" 302 3rd Avo. SoaBi Phone 927-2MS Leaning tower of Bristol A 210 foot smokestack at the New Departure Co. power plant topples Sun- day morning in Bristol, Conn., after workers set off explosives to bring The tower was removed as part of a redevelopment project. Alberta's biggest worry is spending its money New York Times Service EDMONTON, Alberta At a time when most governments, at every level, are struggling hard to stay solvent, Alberta, which produces 83 per cent of Canada's oil, has more money than it knows what to do with. Because of recent increases in the price of oil, Alberta is now accumulating extra' royalties at the rate of nearly billion a year. The province's Premier, Peter Lougheed, is appealing to Albertans for suggestions about how to spend the money, most of which comes ultimately from con- sumers in the United States. "I consider it desirable to have the benefit of the views of each of you in- dividually, either in writing or directly, the Premier said a few weeks ago in a to a group of businessmen in Calgary "We're not going to be pressured into any quick he promised. "It will be at least a year before any signifi- cant investment decisions are made." In the meantime, the province is active- ly shifting the money in and out of short term bank notes, bonds and common stocks, and getting an average return of 10.9 per cent on it, according to Gordon T. W. Miniely, the Treasurer. "Now that we've become a major factor in Canada's capital markets, we're assess- ing our cash flow on and up to the minute Miniely explained. Every day, besides what they earning in interest, government financial analysts have an average of between million and million of new money to invest, as Alberta crude oil flows steadily toward Eastern Canada and the United States. From scores of wells scattered all over its rolling range land, Alberta draws 1.6 million barrels of oil a day. One year ago, the basic wellhead price was a barrel; now it is 96.50 and under the theory that the people of Alberta own the resources, two thirds of that windfall increase is going to the provincial government. There is also a surcharge of several more dollars on the oil that is exported to the United States, bringing the price paid by Americans up to the fluctuating world market level. But that charge, in the form of an export tax, does not have so concentrated an impact on Alberta, because it is collected by the national government in Ottawa, which spreads it through Eastern Canada in subsidies to Canadians who are importing oil from overseas There is no sales or inheritance tax in Alberta, and the province is also offering an increasing number of educational and social services to its 1.7 million people. For example, Albertans over the age of 65 benefit from an unusually broad health- care program, in which even glasses and hearing aids are free. A delighted young father in Calgary reported: "I sent a check to my kid's nursery school and they sent it back, explaining that the province had taken over that charge." Aggressive role needed VANCOUVER (CP) Canada Manpower should adopt a more aggressive role in co-ordinating social ser- vices to communities, delegates to a conference of Manpower's Outreach program recommended as the five-day conference ended over the weekend. Outreach is a Manpower sponsored program which provides funds for groups to hire workers to provide jobs, training and community development. SPECIAL OFFER HAVE YOUR MANUAL PORTABLE or STANDARD TYPEWRITER md ADJUSTED PORTABLE INCLUDING NtWJMMONS STANDARD INCLUDING NEW RltBONS ADDING MACHINES INCLUDING NEW MWCONS 12" 14" 15" CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES VOTE COUSINS FOR COUNCIL W.H. (BILL) COUSINS iwwrny ywra Concern for youth through Mid nvlnot hockey profooMorta4 looser qlMnfiy Of More scrutiny needed EDMONTON (CP) The Journal says a report by a legislative assistant recommends setting up a committee of the Legislature to maintain a watch dog role over the power of the Alberta Cabinet to make regulations. The newspaper says the report, prepared for an all party legislative committee, suggests the Lougheed government has escaped public accountability in the way it passes some 300 sets of regulations a year. It calls for restrictions on clauses in legislation that give the Cabinet power to over ride laws already approved by the Legislature. The report also seeks a revamping of Alberta's system of recording the hundreds of government regulations so the public has convenient access to the Cabinet passed rules, says the newspaper. MP wants tough laws HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, B.C. (CP) Liberal Member of Parlia- ment Simma Holt is critical of federal Justice Minister Otto Lang for proposing that the penalty for people who import marijuana into Canada be lowered. Mrs Holt Kingsway) told a luncheon meeting in this Community 60 miles east of Vancouver that the government should increase penalties for drug pushers. While new regulations are printed twice monthly in the official Alberta Gazette, no over all consolidation of the regulations has been prepared since at least 1957. The all party legislative committee, headed by Conser- vative MLA Rusty Zander of Drayton Valley, is expected to submit its report to the fall session of the House, which opens Oct. 23. The Journal says the report could bolster arguments which Social Credit and New Democratic Party opposition intend to raise during the ses- sion over the Lougheed government's use of Cabinet regulations to take over Pacific Western Airlines and the government's ability to confer power on the Regional Commissioner for Northeastern Alberta NDP leader Grant Notley has called the method used to buy PWA an "unbelievable abuse of Cabinet power it short circuits the Legislature and gives only a few elected representatives the power io make decisons which will affect every single Albertan." Former Premier Harry Strom called the measure that created the Northeast Com- missioner's post "an un- precedented erosion of the legislative powers." Virtually every law passed by the legislature contains a section allowing the provin- cial Cabinet to pass ad- ditional, more detailed, regulations to facilitate ad- ministration of the law, said the newspaper. For example, the Cabinet set the actual royalty levy on oil that will bring in million in resource revenue this year It was left to the Cabinet to decide through regulations that a particular driving offence under the highway traffic act should count six demerit points. Concerned about Student Busing? Concerned about School Boards giving more family responsibilities to teachers? Concerned about pupil teacher Concerned about evaluation of students who have learning disabilities at an early age? Vote: MABEL BYAM LETHBWDGE PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OCTOBER 16th Inserted by Mabel Byam Independent Candidate for Lethbndge Public School Board A VOTE FOR Lower land costs A VOTE FOR More careful spending A VOTE FOR A true voice on council VoterKLASSEN STANLEY C.IXi Inserted by the COMMITTEE TO ELECT STANLEY K LASS EN YOUR C.G.A. CANDIDATE THESE LETHBRIDGE CITIZENS ARE VOTING BOB TARLECK FOR ALDERMAN OCTOBER 16 CONCERNED FOR THE 7O's Dr. Doug McPherson Mr. Roy Bertando Ms. Corinne Lemire Mr. Norm LeClaire Mr. Rick Nelson Mrs Isabella Hamilton Dr. John Hamilton Mr. Nee Wong Mr. Jim Hamilton Mr. Gary Barttett Dr. Ronald Parton Mrs Sherry Parton Ms. Teresa Ichino Dr. Ian Whishaw Mrs. Carol DJckson Mr. diaries Crane Mrs. Jan Crane Mr. Roy Mtehetoon Mr. Wimp Nakamura Mr. Wes Stefan Jr. Mrs. Shirtey Grisak Mr. Mas Shigehiro Mr. Robert McHardy Miss Flora Ambrose Mr. Ron Hall Mr. Gordon Valguardson Mr. Ron Scherfoski George Castles Mr. Tom Higa Mr. Albert Gust Mrs. Katie Gust Dr. Sam Kounoso Mrs. Joyce Treble Mrs. Van Buchanan Mr. Ted Buchanan Mrs. Boxy Stevenson Mr. Trevor Cook Mr. John Instoy Mrs. Mary InsMy Mr. Ted Scheurcogel Mrs. Helen Scheurcogel Mr. George Drinkte Mr. Doug Poite Mrs. Jean Poite Mr. Sam Huxley Mr. Stan Zimmerman Mrs. Olga Zimmerman Mr. Bart Kester Mrs. Shirley Kester Mr. John Cvetko Mrs. Bertha Cvetko Dr. Ted Orchard Mr. Ted Vandenhengel Mrs. Sharon Vandenhengel Mr. Del Patching Mrs. Bessie Annand Ms. Pauline McGeorge Mrs. Marion Dotmaar Mr. Roger Cordukes Mrs. Irtsrw Loshny ;