Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD Saturday, October 24, 1970 Chianini Cattle Coming EDMONTON breed of Italian beef cattle will be imported next spring in an at- tempt to improve Canadian production, it was announced Friday. Agriculture Minister H. A. Olson told a news conference the announcement follows Wz years of work by veterinarians in Italy and Canada. Thirty-five head of the White chianini cattle are expected to arrive at either Grosse He on the Magdalen Islands In the Gulf of St. Lawrence or St. Pierre near Quebec city in April or May next year after 90 days quarantine in Europe. They will be held in quarantine in Canada for an additional five months. Ten will go to the federal agriculture department, four to an artificial insemination sta- tion hi Manitoba and the rest to breeders across Canada. Mr. Olson said some of the agriculture department's bulls will be put out for artificial in- semination. Mr. Olson said the main ad- vantage of chianini cattle is a rapid growth rate. PREMIER CAMPAIGN'S Premier Louis J. Robicliaud is seeking re-election of his 10-year-oW Liberal govern- ment in New Brunswick. The vote test is Monday. Crashes Plane Into RC Church Deputy Chief Tells Why Order Disobeyed CALGARY (CP) Suits for false arrest and (lander could have been brought against the city had the orders of Mayor Rod Sykes been executed dur- ing a rock festival July 4-5, Deputy Police Chief Gordon Gilkes told a public inquiry Friday. The mayor ordered him to arrest Ken Walker of Toronto, one of the promoters of the Festival Express, after a heat- ed exchange between the two, the deputy chief said. felt I saved the mayor from an embarrassing situa- tion I feel I would have had to arrest two people, then face a suit for false arrest and possible slander." The deputy chief was testify- ing at the second session of the public inquiry which is inves- tigating the possibility of civic mismanagement during the last 10 years. The session is concentrating on political interference in po- lice duties. The first session, in Political Violence Threat To Peace Says PM Heath SAN JUAN, Tex. (Reuter) Friends and neighbors shed light on the strange life and still stranger death of Frank Alexan- der, who crashed a small plane into a Roman Catholic church here Friday in an apparent pro- test against organized religion. Alexander, 52, part-time flying instructor and unem- HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LID. Gary Mortin Dispersing Optician 307 6lh St. 327-7152 ployed teacher, died when his rented Piper Cherokee smashed into the roof of St. John's Catho- lic Church. About 60 and parishioners celebrating mid- day to safety as the roof fell on the altar and flames destroyed the huge, Gothic church. Rev. E. A. Ballard, chancellor of the Brownsville diocese, esti- mated the loss at million. HEAVY CONCENTRATION Undiluted mint oil holds such a concentration of the essence that one drop is sufficient to fla- vor the frosting of an entire cake.. UNITED NATIONS (CP) With an apparent eye on the Quebec kidnappings, British Prime Minister Edward Heath said Friday that political viol- ence is a threat to "the peace of nations, indeed to the very fab- ric of society." "We have seen in the last few years the growth of the cult of political violence, preached .and practised not so much between states as within he told the U.N. General Assembly. I "It is a sombre thought, but it may be that in the 1970s civil war, not war between nations, will be the main danger we will face. Heath listed violence as one of the dangers to the United Na- tions of the future. Diplomatic observers said Heath, when referring to viol- ence, was thinking particularly of kidnappings in Canada, the recent civil war in Nigeria and the situation in Northern Ire- land. 'AIM IS ANARCHY' Heath said that the increasing use of violence has become "not the last resort of the desperate, but the first resort of those whose simple, unconstructive aim is anarchy." "That we must all surely re- sist. Anarchy is not a prescrip- tion for peace, justice and prog- ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Planning community mot! Then IBSBIYI t.Rolhmans Special Events Caravan now. The Caravan, with its public system and modem stage facilities is available 1itc of chirie by wiling toi Promotion Department, Rottiniihs of Pall Mall Canada Limited, 3403 gib'Street South East, Caljarj Alberta. SATURDAY, OCT. 24 The Southminster Square Dance Club will hold their regular dance at p.m. in Southminster Hall. Please bring pie. The Teenage Square Dance Club will hold a dance in Senator Buchanan School from 7-9 p.m. The Japanese United Church Women will hold a Chow Mein Supper and Bazaar in the Japanese United Church from 4-8 p.m. MONDAY, OCT. 26 A square dance will be held in Southminster Hall for the Learner's Group at 8 p.m. Box lunch please. The Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society will hold their annual meeting at 8 p.m. in Room 4 of the Civic Centre. The Scot's Committee of St. Andrew's Pres- byterian Church will sponsor the film "Scot- land on the Screen" to be shown at the Paramount Cinema at 8 p.m. TUESDAY, OCT. 27 The "Contemporary Dancers" will appear at the Yates Centre at p.m. The Rothman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service that is provided free of charge to to all non-profit organizations in the area. In order that your organization's events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary inform- ation by mail please to Mrs. HELEN KOVACS, The Lethbridge Herald. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28 The Whirlaways Square Dance Club will hold a Halloween Dance in St. Augustine's Parish Hall at p.m. Costume optional. Bring box lunch. The Voice of Alberta Native Women's So- ciety South Alberta Branch) will hold their fifth meeting at the Calgary Indian Friend- ship Centre at p.m. All South Alberta, native women welcome. The L.A. Unit 58 to the Army, Navy and Airforce will hold a Fall Tea and Bake Table in the ANAP Club from to 5 p.m. THURSDAY. OCT. 29 The Jr. Forest Wardens (boys 10-16 years) will meet in Agnes Davidson School from 7 to 9 p.m. FRIDAY, OCT. 30 The Lethbridge Elks OORP will hold a Halloween Dance in the Elks Hall from 9-12 p. in. A Youth Dance will be held in the Leth- bridge Friendship Centre with music by the "Native Creed" from 9-12 p.m. SATURDAY, OCT. 31 The Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7 OES will hold a Friendship Tea and1 Bake Sale in Southminster Church Hall from 2-5 p.m. tobacco money can buy ress. It achieves nothing but the suffering of innocent men and women." The British prime minister specifically mentioned the situa- tion in Northern Ireland. He said that the division in Ulster is not between the majority Protestants and the Roman Catholics. "It is between those who be- lieve that constructive change is the only sound basis for peace, justice and progress, and those who reach at the first opportu- nity for the rifle and the bomb." Guard Youth Arrested In Slaying SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) Armed guards in pairs are posted at each corner of the building in which a young man, who says he is innocent, is jailed on charges of slaying five persons execution-style. Sheriff Douglas James and deputies said they know of no threats against John Linley Fra- zier, 24, but are taking no chances. Frazier pleaded not guilty Friday when he was arraigned on charges of murdering Dr. Victor Ohta, 45; his wife, Vir- ginia, 43; their sons Derrick, 12, and Taggart, 11, and the eye surgeon's secretary, Dorothy Cadwalladier, 38. Teen-Age Girl Burns Herself ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CP) A teen-age girl doused her- self with gasoline and set her- self on fire in the parking lot of an Anchorage High1 School Friday afternoon over an issue school officials said they knew nothing about. Authorities said Terry Mar- tin, 15, was in serious condi- tion at Providence Hospital with first, second, and third- degree burns. Police issued a statement that said the youngster "com- plained that if Dimond High School did not revert to an 'open she would burn herself." STEADY RATE Eleven suicides per rate the same as 70 years annually in the United States. The rate is times greater among men than women, and rises with age. r EXTRA INCOME 19 in your spare time INCOME TAX COURSE Teaches you fo prepare in- 1 come tax returns for for details write I CANADIAN SCHOOL I OF TAX ACCOUNTING 6 Adelaide St. f., Toronto, Ont. late September, heard evidence of thefU from the city and other questionable ads by civic officials. Other witnesses told Mr. Jus- ,ice W. G. Morrow the dispute between the men developed after the mayor asked Mr. Walker to allow youths outside McMahon Stadium into the festival for free and Mi1. Walk- er refused. Staff Sergeant Michael Col- lins said the dispute became an abusive shouting match and the men had to be restrained from coming to blows. S. Sgt. Collins quoted the mayor as telling Mr. Walker "you're nothing but eastern scum this city has been good to you you're skinning the people of this city get out and don't come back. Deputy Chief Gilkes said after a short silence Walker replied: "I don't have to take that from you." "The mayor said "Take that man in. Take that man out. I want him arrested that's an order. Take him out." Mr. Walker said he was renting the premises and he ordered the mayor out, and in- dicated he night sue for slan- der, the deputy chief said. The incident was recalled vi- vidly, the deputy chief said, be- cause it "caused me some con- cern." "I had disobeyed a direct order from a person of author- ity." Earlier in the inquiry, wit- nesses said there were few ar- rests among the to people who watched the show even though illegal activities, such as consumption of drugs liquor occurred openly. IMPOSSIBLE Staff Inspector A. R. Roberts of the city police said he and RCMP Inspector Irwin Blehm decided it would be impossible to enforce all laws'at the festi- val. "We decided in a highly vol- atile crowd, strict enforcement might bring on a greater prob- lem than the smoking of one marijuana cigarette. ''We didn't want the. crowd to become riotous and see inno- cent spectators get hurt." "This was the policy of po- lice, not city hall. There was no direction from Mayor Sykes." Aid. Roy Farran, a member of the police commission, testi- fied the only discussion about the rock festival by the com- mission concerned protection of property in the area. PUBLICITY The commission h a d evolved into a political organization and some members used reports from the commission "to keep their names in front of the public." Aid. John Ayer, another member, said he felt appoint- ing politicians to the commis- sion was unwka. Four of the six members were politically active. Relations between the com- mission and police "are not very good" and some commis- sion decisions have lowered police morale. The inquiry resumes next week and is expected to hear another 10 days of testimony. Seeks Use Of MUitary Airports JAS-PER (CP) The divi- sion between military and civil- ian airports should be needed, Gordon Taylor, Alberta high- ways minister said Friday. "We are at peace SO times as much as we at Mr. Taylor told the annual meeting of the Alberta Aviation Council. He said some defence air facilities are used only 10 or 15 per cent of the time and this should not be tolerated. Air facilities should be constructed for multi purposes. WEIGHT WATCHERS Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. El RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only Inn original Weight Watchers (TM) lo watch your weight. Hundreds of thousands done It successfully. You can, too! REGISTRATION MEETING MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 COSMONAUT TRIES MOON HELMET-Soviet cosmo- ndut Vital! Sevastyanov tries on the newest U.S. moon helmet. He is touring the Houston Manned Spacecraft Centre. Tramp Tanker' Caused Pollution OTTAWA (CP) The oil tanker Arrow, which brought a pollution crisis to the coast of Nova Scotia last winter, was an ancient, substandard tramp of a sort which it will be possible to ban from; Canadian waters in future, Transport Minister Don Jamleson told the Commons Friday. Mr. Jamieson's description of the Arrow came as an almost unnecessary illustration of the need for his bill to protect Cana- dian waters from oil pollution. No sooner than had the minister opened debate on second readr ing of the legislation that he was given full assurances of support from both Conserva- tives and New Democrats. Mr. Jamieson said the legisla- tion, introduced in the Commons earlier in the week as a scries of amendments to the Canada Shipping Act, will-enable the government to ban from Canada ships which fail to meet a de- tailed set of standards. It would also the minister said, "make the shipping com- munity much more conscious of what I contend is its fundamen- tal and basic responsibility." PROVIDES HEAVY FINES Provisions for insurance cov- erage and for fines of up to for failure to obey the law would end "any inducement for those who want to exploit the shipments of oil and the like to the maximum degree to use rotten or rusty tubs in which to carry this highly dangerous and highly polluting substance." Mr. Jamieson added that he was particularly pleased with a part of the bill covering loss of income by fishermen as a result of pollution. The fishermen would be able to recover their losses from a maritime pollu- tion fund built up through a levy of 15 cents a ton on oil cargoes. Over-all, Mr. Jamieson said, the new legislation goes much farther than any other country's in order to protect the nation's coast. "I make no apologies for Mr. Jamieson said. "We have seen historically the fact that the law of the sea generally Death For Bombers NEW ORLEANS (AP) Gov. John McKeithen of Louisiana yesterday called for federal leg- islation to provide death penal- ties for bombers. The present federal anti-crime law does not go far enough, McKeithen said at a meeting of the Southeast- ern Airport Managers Associa- tion. 'Ridiculous' Fines Levied On Swan Deaths GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Grant Haiste of Grande Prairie was fined and costs Friday for shooting a rare whistler swan. A Fort St. John, B.C., man was fined last week for shooting a rare trumpeter swan. The chamber of commerce said today in commenting on I he earlier action that a fine is "nothing short of ridicu- lous." Haiste was fined after he told magistrate's court he was hunt- ing ducks near Grande Prairie on Oct. 10. When he realized he had shot a swan he reported the Wiling to the RCMP and fish and wildlife officials. The earlier fine was levied against John Kohtich who pleaded guilty to killing a trumpeter swan in the S'aska- loon Lake migr.'uury bird sane- 'tuary. Fines for killing one swan cnn range from to has been in favor of the ship- ping community. "I believe it is high time that tre reversed the circumstances and attempted at least to cor. rect the balance somewhat in our own account and in our own interest." Police Seize Leaflets VANCOUVER (CP) Police Friday night seized a bundle of 100 leaflets containing the man- ifesto of the Front de Liber- ation du Quebec and question- ed three men before releasing them 20 minutes later. Police said the incident will be investigated and it will be up to the attorney general's depart- ment to decide what will bs done with the leaflets and if further action is to be taken. The leaflets were distributed under auspices of the free Que- bec, free Canada committee and criticized the "dictatorship of the cabinet" imposed by the War Measures Act and the ''colonial relationship" between Quebec and the rest of Canada. A committee spokesman said about copies of the leaf- let had been printed but didn't know how many have been dis- tributed or if any other copies had been seized. A smaller number of leaflets was also seized which publi- cized a meeting this Sunday to protest the War Measures Act. Steelworkers Yote To Strike VANCOUVER About 100 steelworkers at the Alumi- um Co. of Canada Ltd. plant here struck Friday night for wage parity with other steel- workers in the area and a con- tract that expires on the same date as others. Angus Macdonald staff repre- sentative of the United Steel- workers of America at the Alcan .plant, which manufac- tures windows and doors, said the company Friday offered the men an hour, up from under the old con- tract. He said other steelworkers in Vancouver were getting an hour. LIBRARY BUSY COALDALE (HNS) Cir- culation at the Coaldale and District Centennial Library to- talled books to the end of August. For the same nine months period a year ago it was 18.134. There were 93 new members and 257 renewals. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT en ABOVE JV ZERO AT SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Medicine Hat Pineher Creek Peace River Rocky Mtn House Edmonton Banff.......... Calgary........ Prince George Vancouver...... 52 Penticton........54 Prince Albert 55 Saskatoon....... 56 Brandon 59 Regina......... SG Winnipeg........59 Toronto..........62 Ottawa Montreal 55 2i 60 27 49 28 21 26 18 29 24 41 46 35 30 31 25 31 48 43 57 45 57 47 .12 .01 .17 Quebec.......... 53 50 1.03 St. John......... 52, 39 Halifax.......... 57 53 .28 -.60 51 52 39 .22 Charlottctown St. John's, Nfld Washington 68 51 Clu'cago 63 56, Miami 83 73 San Francisco ..59 52 .23 FORECASTS Lethbridge Cloudy per- iods today, few showers near mountains, brisk westerly winds tins afternoon, high 50. Cloiuly periods tonight, lows 25-311. Sunny Sunday, brisk westerly winds, highs 45-50. Medicine Hat Few clouds today, highs 50-55. Cloudy pr- iods Sunday, low 25, highs 45-50. Kootcnay, Columbia Cloudy today with a few showers. Snowflurries at higher eleva- tions. Cloudy on Sunday with a few sunny periods and a few afternoon showers. Highs today 40 to 45; lows tonight near 30, Lows tomorrow near 45. Tractor Trouble? Truck Trouble? Irrigation or other machinery WE FIX THEM ALL V We have a competent staff of mechanics, welders and fitters V We do mete! fabrication and welding of steel and aluminum K1 All work is guaranteed and all rates are reasonable GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PO. BOX 1202 LETHBBRIDGE OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Loth- not yet required In mountain bridge district aro hare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Snow tiros or chains arc areas. The Logan pass Is now closed (or the season. PORTS ON ENTRY (Opening mill Closing Coutls 24 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 21 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m, lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed.