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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE IETNBRIDGE HERAID Sulurclny, October 16, 1971 Govt. fund misunderstood by protesting Indians EDMONTON funds to correct any deficien- ics in federal schools on re- in northeastern Alberta special appropriation Mr. Greycycs, Indian affairs department regional director, said in a news release that Horace Gladstone, the depart- ment's district supervisor of id misunderstood by the na-1 the Saddle L a k e-Athabasca ve people, Dave 'Greycycs area has suttended work said Friday. the Cold Lake, Kchewin and Space station burns up MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union announced Friday that die Salyut space station, the world's first manned laboratory launched in April, has ended its mission and burned up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. It was in Salyut that three Soviet cosmonauts established the first manned orbiting space laboratory and then perished June 30 when their Soyus 11 spacecraft returned to earth. Tass said Salyut's scientific prcgram had been fulfilled. The final operations of the Salyut station "with the aim of de- scending it from the orbit of an artificial satellite of the earth were carried out on Oct. the news agency said. It said the station's braking system was switched on and. as it lost speed, Salyut "moved into a descending trajectory, en- tered the dense layers of the atmosphere over a pre-set area of the Pacific Ocean and ceased its existence." Snenky fellow caught in Hsh acl CALGARY (CP) A young boy engrossed in watching rainbow trout de- lighted officials at the pro- vincial fish hatchery. But their joy turned to suspicion after the lad stood for a long time on a walk- way over the display pond. A check revealed he had run a line down the inside of his pantleg and that he al- ready had caught one of their prized specimens. Saddle Lake reserves at the re- quest of the reserve chiefs. The work was ordered by In- dian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien to upgrade living con- ditions, education and improve the water supply on the re- serves. BOYCOTT STARTED The action was taken as par ents kept about 200 children ou of school to protest the condi lions and federal Indian poli ties. The boycott started abou two weeks ago and was still in effect Friday. "There seems to be some m i s understanding regarding the source of funds being use< to carry out this Mr Greyeyes said. "I want to make it absolute- ly clear that no band would be deprived of any funds previous ly earmarked for any pro- gram." The Indians rejected Mr Chretien's improvement pro gram saying they did not wan! improvements made with mon ey which would deprive their brothers in other parts of the country. At a meeting of parents, stu- dents and chiefs Wednesday al the Blue Quills school near St. Paul, it was decided to ask the 43 Indian chiefs in the province to organize a province wide school boycott to protest the Ottawa policies. LONG DISTANCE IS HALF A BUCK ON SUNDAY Only Alberta has it! DDD rates. You can phone anyone in Alberta from any other Alberta point at fifty cents or less for three great minutes if you dial direct. Best of all, low SUNDAY-50 rates are in effect every week from Saturday midnight to 6 a.m. Monday. do no! to person-lo-person, third parly billing, 'lime and charge, pay phone, or credit card calls, cnv0 live in an area without DDD service, SUNDAY-50 rates apply to station-to-station calls placed with the Operator. Allowed to vote twice CALGARY (Cl'l Tlie cily legal department has been asked to investigate a com- plaint from a citizen who says he was allowed to vote twice in Wednesday's civic election. In a letter to the city clerk, Randy Skimmings said a voter could have cast ballots as an hour wage speeded WASHINGTON (AP) The House of Representatives edu- cation and labor committee has voted to raise the minimum wage of some 35 million work- ers to hourly as of Jan. 1, two years earlier than asked by President Nixon. The committee also voted Thursday to raise the minimum for an additional 10 mil- lion workers under the federal minimum wage law since 1966 to on Jan. 1, 1972 and to 52 the following year. The minimum wage for both groups now is an hour. The committee also tacked on an amendment that would ban the hiring of aliens who have illegally entered the United States. The amendment, offered by Representative William D. Ford (Dem. would impose a maximum fine and one year jail term for hiring illegal aliens. limes as there were registra- tion tables in each polling sta- tion. He said he registered at one of the tables early in the day and voted, then returned and registered at another table and collected a second set of bal- lots. Across there he wrote "I liiive already voted once R. Cach of the polling stations have several registration ta- bles with a complete list of voters. When a voter register- ed, his name was written on a separate sheet and crossed off the list. Mr. Skimming said he is ful- ly prepared for any legal ac- tion that may be taken against him and he is also prepared to get some action out of the city on the procedure. Maximum penalty for voting twice is a and six months in jail. The complaint was forward- ed to the city legal department but they said it had not yet been received. Rock star dies NEWHALL, Calif. (AP) Gene Vtacet, 36, rock star of the 1950s who was best known for his recording of Be-Bop-A- Lula, died here. A hospital spokesman said the cause of death was not known. Legal action taken EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Health Care Insurance Commission has started legal action against 23 policy holders who haven't paid their pre- miums- A commission spokesman said court proceedings have been initiated against 19 per- sons in Edmonton, three in the Calgary area and one in an- other cily. He said it was the first time since the compulsory health in- surance plan was implemented July 1, 1969 that "firm legal McLuliau, Miller to get degrees EDMONTON (CP) Herbert Marshall McLuhan, a Univer- sity of Toronto professor, and Carl Stinson Miller, a research associate with the 3M Com- pany, will receive honorary doctor of laws degrees Nov. 20 at the University of Alberta fall convocation, it was announced today. Both men are Edmonton na- tives. Dr. McLuhan is best known as a media philosopher and pro- phet of the electronic age. Dr. Miller, a Universityof Alberta graduate in chemistry, initiated work in the field of communi- cations, particularly graphic arts. action" has been started against residents who "we feel are able to pay but are either unwilling or have neglected to pay tlicir premiums." The spokesman said the ac- tion taken, that of filing a judg- ment in court, Is the first step in procedures under the Al- berta Hclath Care Plan Act which provide for fines for Jail terms for those in default of premiums. The defendants have 30 days to settle the claim and avoid further action. Judgments were entered in district court In Calgary re- cently against three area policy holders whose premiums between and ta ar- rears. "AT YOUR SERVICE" W. R. Bill Perkinson is pleased to announce thft appoint- ment of Mr. Mel Minchau to the El Rancho Realty Salei Staff. Mr. Minchau is a native of Northern Alberta and hai been in Lethbridge since 1965. Previous to this appointment he worked with the Alberto Depatments of Agriculture and Youth and was on the sales staff of Enerson Moton for two years. Mel happens to believe that the sales busineii ii business of service. To this end he will be more than happy to bt of ler- vice to you whether you are contemplating buying or sell- ing Real Estate. Mel may be contacted at the office (327- 7444) or at home down to Fact is we're the largest, 'most experienced snowmobile manufacturer In the world. Here's why! Designed exclusively for each model of Ski-Doo and winter proven to start even at forty belowzero. Aluminium alloy cylinders, aluminium pistons, shrouded axial fan (two cylinder engines) and cooling fins get rid of heat fast to keep it running cool. The power to weight ratio is just right. Even the position of the driver has been taken into account Enough weight on the track to give you sure thrust traction and enough weight on the front for carving tighter turns. 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