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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta WtdflOMCy, QCIODOr 17, me ncnnkv striking Alberta to exhibit at Spokane Waiting for speeders Constable Brian Drab of the Vancouver police department is ready to pounce on speeders as he eyes digital dial of new motorcycle mounted radar unit. Police traffic Superintendent Doug McRae says unit's mobility has proved great success. Church factions end feud VICTORIA factions in the Society of the Love of Jesus have reached an agreement which has ended a seven-month sit-in by three members at St. Mary's Priory in suburban Colwood. Under the agreement, work- ed out by lawyers for each side. Security guards hired by one side will be withdrawn from most of the priory building they have been oc- cupying on the undertaking of the trio they will not try to enter that area; The three can come and go from the basement kitchen and wing of upstairs rooms they have been occupying since they were locked from the rest of the building March 17, without fear of being lock- ed from that part as well. Still to be resolved in the courts is which of the two fac- tions has the legal right to control the society, with liquid assets estimated at and land said to be worth an additional million. That dis- pute has been continuing for close to 10 years One side in the dispute con- sists of Mother Cecilia Mary, who now operates an animal shelter at Mill Bay but who founded and headed the socie- ty for 30 years, her assistant, Sister Mary Julia Kelly, and the three members who have conducted the sit-in, Sisters Mary Agnes Eaton, Mary Josephine Donovan and Mary Lucy Ford. The other side is headed by Sister Leonette Hoesing, now mother prioress but whose election to that post is being contested in the courts by Mother Cecilia's group. The simmering dispute, termed a struggle between traditional and modern fac- tions, erupted last March into national prominence when the three members returned from church to find themselves barred from the priory where they lived. They climbed in through a back window and refused to leave. Two days later, they said they were invited early in the morning to use the basement kitchen to make themselves coffee and when they did, security guards locked them from the rest of the building. carpenters back on job EDMONTON (CP) More than 60 construction com- panies throughout Alberta and carpenters have ratified a new two-year contract that provides a 32.5-per-cent wage increase over two years. A spokesman for the Alberta Construction Labor Relations Association said Tuesday the few remaining holdouts among striking carpenters are back at work. The carpenters, whose hourly wage will go to in March, 1975, from the present had been on strike for 10 days Joint oil spill plan forecast PORTLAND, Ore. (CP) Marcel Cadieux, Canada's ambassador to the United States, forecasts a joint ven- ture between the two countries to protect the marine environment against pollution in Atlantic and Pacific border regions. Addressing an International Relations Club dinner here Tuesday, the ambassador touched on Canadian fears of oil spills from supertankers off the West Coast and called for international co-operation to prevent such accidents. "The United States and Can- ada have already proven by their co-operation in the Great Lakes that they can work to- gether to protect the marine environment against pollu- Ambassador Cadieux said. "I have hopes that similar cooperation schemes will soon be in place for both the Atlan- tic and Pacific border regions." He did not elaborate in his prepared text. The ambassador left Washington Monday on his first official trip to the Pacific Northwest. Fom here, he goes to Seattle for speeches today and Thursday, leaving Friday for a twodav visit to Dallas for Sears Rich fall fabrics for rich fall days. 45" embossed pin wale corduroy yd a-Racy, new revved-up corduroy. 100% cotton Vervy new designs like never before. Colours are bold, brilliant, dramatic1 Sew smashing skirts, suits, pants Choose paisleys, floral, madras or seersucker types Wild' Order today! 45" Dan River denim .77yd b-Brushed cotton demm that's great for anything you want to sew. Rich plummy Fall colours. Washable, colourfast. Get it' Need It now? Get il now with your Sears all-purpose Account. d-Save 100% cotton. Brilliant plaids. 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Horst Schmid, Alberta minister of culture, youth and recreation, was named "minister in charge" of Alberta's participation in the environmental fair. The announcement set the stage for what may be greater Canadian participation than originally planned. Canada was the first foreign nation to announce .planned participa- tion but withdrew last summer. Pressure from the western provinces partially resulted in a second decision to participate in a fashion where both the federal government and governments from interested provinces would participate. Horcica said Alberta's peo- ple are "most happy that our province is going to take part in your excellent show." He said the decision reflected the "importance that our citizens and our government place on our relationship with the peo- ple of the northwest." greeted the announcement with one word: Asked to comment further on the implications. Cole said Alberta's participation "real- ly puts us back into the original ballpark of Canadian participation. "We look forward to work- ing with the he said. Expo president King Cole Scandal figure dies Monday. He was a brother of Ivar Kreuger, head of the watch firm, who shot himself Paris in 1932 before the STOCKHOLM (Reuter) Torsten Kreuger, 89, a former newspaper owner and a prominent figure in the Swedish Watch Co. scandal of the early 1930s, died last Friday, it was announced in Hans in company went bankrupt and ruined many Swedish in- vestors By GERRY FLAHERTY MONTREAL (CP) "The people who is callin' the shots is me and my band a determined Chief Ron Kirby of the nearby Caughnawaga Indian reserve said Tuesday. "I certainly have no inten- tion of he told a news conference. "I've held office for 12 years. I will not resign because of a group of idiots." 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