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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta X TH1 LITHMIDOI NMALD Saturday, 11, 'A Fine Job Of Wrecking Department? Horner Tosses Barbs EDMONTON (CP) Tf Progressive Conservative position said Friday it agree1 with the Social Credit govern ment's proposals to establish new department of enviro mental control and to set up hospital commission. But there are reservations said Dr. Hugh Homer, P member for Lac Ste. Anne. "We welcome the formatie of the department of enviro mental .improvement and are pleased the Social Credi government responded to our suggestions in the legislate last he said in a stat ment. "In so far as the idea of hospital commission is con cerned, we think this idea h; merit, provided there is ade quate legislative control of il operation." Another Landlord Convicted CALGARY (CP) This city has convicted its second land lord for failure to give a state- ment of account oil a damage deposit. Ernest Thiessen was fine! when he pleaded guilty to a charge that between Aug. and 11 he did not give a Cal gary woman a statement of ac- count on her damage deposit within 10 days after she terminated her tenancy. Earlier, Harry Sorensen was fined and costs for a simi- lar offence which occurred in July. Under terms of a new amendment to the Landlord and Tenant's Act, a landlord must provide either the dam- age deposit or a statement of account on withholdings within 10 days after a tenant vacates. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD. Gary Martih Dispensing Optician 307 tlh St. I. 327-71 J! He said the opposition mem bers oppose the amalgamate of the health and welfare de- partments. Parents Losing Patience EDMONTON (CP) A 'group of parents have asked the A 5erta government to order biix ng arbitration if the dispute be- :ween the Edmonton publi school board and its strik ing maintenance workers anc caretakers is not settled b Tonday. The strike, which started Oct 22, has closed the city's 150 pub lie schools and kept stu dents at home. The parents' group has sent a to D. I. Gardner, deputy irovincial labor minister, sai The in terests and problems of towns villages and rural areas- wi not be ignored by Alberta' three-year urban life plan which the government hopes to begin late next spring, Pre- mier Harry Strom said Friday _ "We gave serious considera tion to calling the project a task force on urban and rura Mr. Strom told dele- gates to the 64th annual meet ing of the Alberta Urban Mu mcipalities Association. "But we felt it wiser to place the focus on the phenomenon of urbanization the trend to ur- )an living and thereby focus on a developing situation which includes in a single word both sides of the coin: growing depopulating rura] ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS riming I cumnitr mm? Tkw nnm I Rothnain Emits Ctman Tin Cttmm, w'fli H! public ipttm ind mini facilities it available Aw if ty mitirig to: Promotion Department, Rottwaio of pill Mall Cunda Umiitd, 3403 8th Street Sunk Ent, Calgnr SATURDAY, OCT. 31 Southmlnster Circle Square Dance Club will host the Southern Alberta Western Dance Association at p.m. South-.inster Haii. Box lunch requested. The Minus One Club will hold a Halloween Dance at the Polish Hall starting at 9 p m Phone 327-1448. MONDAY, NOV. 2 The Lethbridge Hadassah will hold their an- nual sale of used clothing, household items and new woollen remnants on November 2 3 and 5th at 320 5th Street South. Southminster Square Dance Learners Group will meet at 8 p.m., in Southminster Hall. Ladies please bring a pie. The YWCA will hold a World Service Des- sert Bridge in Southminster United Church at p.m. Phone 327-3564 or 327-4980. TUESDAY, NOV. 3 The Golden Mile Drop-In-Centre will cele- brate its First Birthday at 2 p.m. AH are welcome. The Rothman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service that is provided free of charge to all non-profit oganizations 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, NOV. 4 The Lethbridge Social Credit WA will meet in Room 15 of the Civic Centre at 2 p.m. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church will hold their annual Tea and Bazaar in the Church Hall from 2-5 p.m. The Lethbridge Garrison Sergeant's Mess will hold their annual Mess Dinner at p.m. in the Kenyon Field Armouries. THURSDAY, NOV. 5 LA to the Rehab Centre for the Handicap- ped will hold their annual Tea and sale of work at the Centre, 1261 2 Ave. A North from 2-5 p.m. SATURDAY, NOV. 7 St. Basil's CWL are holding a carnival in the church basement from 5-8 p.m. Supper will be served and a Cakewalk Bingo, bake and sewing table will be included in the var- ious activities. Bring the family. A Card Table Bazaar will be held in tre Centre Village Mall by various Lethbridge organizations from 9-6 p.m. The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club are holding a dance at Assumption School at p.m. Everyone welcome. cities and areas." He said Alberta's 10 cities will be represented on the ur- ban board because they are major centres 'Of population growth. "But the cities must, from the point of view of their own interest, be concerned about the rural areas around them." The premier said he hopes to get federal participation in the study which is' an "unpre- cedented" attempt to have three levels of government in- volved in municipal problem- solving. Mr. Strom also said the gov- ernment is interested in sug- gestions for action and legisla- tion from the association. "We admire the .way in which you have been a force for t h e betterment of munici- pal government in Alberta and take care to consider care- fully, your reports and recom- mendations." One resolution submitted by the Town of Stony Plain sug- gests that because some mu- jiicipalities can't hope to at- tract industry that some ar- rangement be made, to share Shs wealth gained by industry taxation. The resolution which the convention passed, says indus- try taxation revenue might be spread to all residents through i grant system, given au- omatically each year to all municipalities on an equal ba- sis. Other resolutions ask the government to: a new provincial energy board or expand tbo oil md gas conservation board to include an inventory of. avail- able energy, protection of en- ergy requirements and the ex- jori of any form of energy. municipalities to tax hurches and church property. the proper au- rorities to have the Victoria 3ay holiday moved to the Mon- ay following May W, except FLQ Backer Sentenced To 20 Years MONTTJ2AL (CP) Robert Hudon, 26, v.ho admitted earlier this week that he staged 13 rob- beries to finance the terrorist Front de Liberation du Quebec, was sentenced Friday to a total of 20 years in prison and fined Sentence was based on 27 charges of conspiracy to com- mil a holdup and car theft con- nected with 14 armed holdups. Hudon had been found guilty of three charges stemming from one bank holdup at St. Calixte, Que., vhcn confessed to the other 13. Failure to .pay the fine will re- sult in an additional three years' imprisonment. Hudon is one of the soolled "political prisoners" whose re- lease from jail was demanded by the FLQ as ransom for kid- napped British diplomat James (Jasper) Cross and Labor Min- ister Pierre Laporte, now slain. The 20-year term is to begin in March, 1972. Hudon was pa- roled in 1967 after servirg three years of an eight-year sentence for a series of seven armed rob- beries in 1964, but under terms of the parole he must finish serving the first sentence before starting the second. price discipline will be maintained." Challenging U.S. grain pro- ducers to support such price discipline, Mr. Babey said the need for international co-opera- tion has never been greater. "And I feel confident that Ca- nadian producers are ready and willing to co-operate with their American be said. "Both Canada and the U.S. are surplus producing nations with a high production cost economy." Mr. Babey said there Is a choice. "Either allow a dog-eat- dog type of competition to take over or we agree to approach world markets as partners." The existing International Grains Arrangement expires June 30, 1971. A partial text of Mr. Babey's remarks was released in ad- vance of delivery. ABOVE NORMAL-Abovt normal temperatures are ex- pected to cover the country during November according to the SO-day weather outlook of the United States weither bureau. Light to rainfall Is expected for most of Canada with heavy pre- cipitation expected for the Great Lakes area. Normal temperatures which will exceeded east of the B.C. border, are Edmonton, 25; Rcgina, 22; Winnipeg, 23; Toronto, 40; Ottawa, 34; Mon- treal, 36; and Halifax, 42. People Hostile To Universities Says U of A President Wynian EDMONTON (CP) The president of the University ol Alberta said today "there is a dangerous hostility rampant among the people of Canada, a hostility that is directed toward its educational institutions." Dr. Max Wyman told the rtien the statutory alls on a Monday. holiday Trailer Court PINCHER CREEK (Special) An. application by Harry W. Sorge, requesting annexation of land to the Town of Pincher Creek has been passed by the local authorities board. The land is just east of High- way 6 at the east end of the town, south of the cemetery road and north of the Foothills Trailer court. Mr. Sorge plans a trailer court Ontario Man Heads College EDMONTON (CP) John L. Haar, 51, of Scarborough, Out., has been named presi- dent of the proposed Grant MacEwan Community College here. Mr. Haar, president of Scar- borough's Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology, will assume his new duties next April. Barry Moore, chairman of the community college board, said a site for the school has not been announced but class- es will start in the fall of 1971. U of A convocation in his an- nual report that one often reads that his hostility is due to stu- dent unrest and protest. "If this is he said, "it surely must be true that what happens on the campus of a Kent State, or a Berkeley, or a Columbia, must make a deeper impression on the people of this country than what happens on the campus of the Univer- sity of Alberta. "Although we have an In- evitable measure of student un- rest and student protest, it has been non violent in nature." Dr. Wyman said he is pessi- mistic about university fi- TO SETTLE DISPUTES TOKYO (Reuter) The Tokyo metropolitan government will set up next month a com- mission to settle civil pollution disputes, a spokesman said Sat- urday. He said the Environmen- tal Hazards Investigation Com- mission was aimed at overcom- ing present court delays in set- ling civil suits involving envi- ronmental disruption. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 26 NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET to establish there. Fairer Rate Schedule Municipalities' Goal Medicine Hat Pineher Creek Calgary CALGARY (CP) A pro- posal that would give munici- palities the power to negotiate rate schedules with utility com- panies received support from the Alberta Urban Municipali- ties Association at its annual meeting this week. A resolution, submitted by Grande Prairie, urged the pro- vincial government to intro- duce legislation which would require utility companies t get municipal consent befor increasing rates. If the company failed to ge consent, the municipality could apply to the public utilities board for permission to pur chase company rights, equip ment and property. The intention is not for mu nicipalities to acquire utility systems, a Grande Prairie The best tobacco money can buy ________FOR SALE. 1 POPCORN WARMER 1 COCA COLA DISPENSER 1 LARGE SAFE Apply Suitable for town records or jewellery Paramount Theatre Business Offies Phone 327-6381 WEIGHT. WATCHERS. Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTH MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only Iho original Weight Walthen (TM) lo wotsh your weight. Hundred, of thouiandi don. It tutcenfully You tan, tool REGISTRATION MEETING MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 spokesman said, but some towns have faced rate in- creases of between 20 and 35 per cent. "We only want to be in a position for a fairer rate sched- ule." Wallaceburg New CP Member TORONTO (CP) Wallace- burg News, which was founded as a weekly newspaper in 1896 and has been a daily since last Mov. 3 becomes the 105th mem- jer of The Canadian Press on S'unday. Published Monday through rriday, The News is printed at London, n the offset press ofanassociated company, Bowes Publishers- Ltd., which also prints a number of weekly and twice-weekly popsrn. The 'Jews is shipped to Wallaceburg, id miles southwest of London, or distribution. J. E. Bowes, president of 3owes Publishers, is CP mem- ler for another associated daily, he Grande Prairie Herald-Trib- une at Grande Praire, Alta. Lethbridge .......52 23 37 24 58 24 57 20 Edmonton....... 39 23 Banff........... 53 21 Coronation.......42 26 Grande Prairie 54 27 Rocky Mtn. House 57 24 High Level...... 45 Peace River......51 Penticton Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Swift Current Moose Jaw .04 Thompson 37 Regina 35 Winnipeg 43 Toronto 52 50 ;51 22 24 47 23 50 19 49 34 40 29 39 30 32 24 20 33 22 43 34 .01 37 Ottawa......... 49 42 Montreal........ 56 34 Quebec......... 51 27 St. John's........40 35 .13 Halifax......... 51 35 .14 Fredericton 55 23 Charlottetown 47 30 New York....... 55 45 FORECASTS Lclhbridge Morning fog patches, otherwise mainly sunny today and Sunday' Highs 55 60, lows tonight 25-38. Medicine Hat Fog and low cloud this morning. Sunny periods this afternoon. Sunday; cloudy with sunny periods. Lows tonight 25 30; highs Sun- day near 45. Kootenay, Columbia Sunny with a few cloudy periods today and Sunday. A few morning fog patches. Highs today and Sun- day, 45 to 50; lows tonight near 25. Vewspapers Best For Coverage TORONTO and elevision did an inadequate ob of covering the recent crisis in Quebec, a symposium at York University's Vanier College was told here. John Harvey, an English professor at Atkinson College, said dur- ing a panel discussion that IK had lo turn to newspapers for information "on what was go- ing on in the country." BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY low-cost alt-steel building for all-around uses WINTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Today For Your Free Estimate) GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-316S OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OP AMA All highways in the Leth- bridge district are bare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Visibility is down to approxir malely mile this morning but this is expected to clear by noon today. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening "and Closing Colitis 2-1 hours: Cat-way 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Goniln 9 a.m. to l> p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Kingsgatc BC 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts. a a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed Motorists are advised that snow tires or chains arc requir- ed while travelling over the Rogers Pass. The Logan pass is closed for the season. Wilclhorse from 8 a.m. to ;