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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Under the dome By THE CANADIAN PRESS 12 outside adoptions Twelve of 661 Alberta children up for adoption through Sept. 30 were placed outside the province, says Health Minister Neil Craw- ford. Only one infant was involv- ed and most were "primarily older children." Mr. Crawford was responding to Bob Clark, Social Credit House leader, who said Monday he believes Alberta babies up for adoption are "hustled off" to other provinces, primarily Ontario. New ombudsman sought A special Legislative com- mittee headed by Education Minister Lou Hyndman will seek a successor to George McClellan, former RCMP commissioner who became Canada's and Alberta's first ombudsman. Mr. McClellan will retire May 1, 1974, after seven yeaia as Alberta's ombudsman. The six-member house com- mittee will recommend a successor during next spring's session of the Legislature. The ombudsman is an officer of the Legislature. No intervention asked A task force comprised of members of the governing Progressive Conservative Party has recommended the provincial government should not intervene directly in gas- oline marketing and pricing in Alberta. The four-member com- mittee said the government should make certain free com- petition is allowed in marketing and pricing The government was advised to intervene only when free com- petition isn't possible. The government should act only as a mediator, said the task force report, tabled by Chairman Cal Lee Protest bill prepared A government bill that would enable property owners to protest unfair compensa- tion for expropriated land has been introduced in the Alberta Legislature but will not be discussed until next spring. Julian Koziak ton) said the bill, which has not yet been given to MLAs, will be distributed soon so members can study it over the winter and consult interested parties Mr. Koziak said the bill provides notice to be given when expropriation is to take place It is based on the princi- ple of reasonable compensa- tion for expropriated proper- ty. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat: Today Cloudy periods with isolated snowshowers. Winds NW15-20 and gusty. Highs near 45. Lows 25-30. Thur- sday Cloudy with snowflurries. Highs near 35. Calgary: Today: Isolated snowshowers becoming mcit- ly cloudy with snowflurries this afternoon Winds NW15-20 and gusty Highs 40-45. Lows near 25 Thursday: Cloudy with snowflurries. Highs 30- 35 Columbia, Kootenay region: Today: Cloudy with a few rainshowers except snowflurries in the Columbia district this morning. Sunny periods in the east Kootenays Thursday: Cloudy with some sunny intervals. Occasional rainshowers in the East Kootenays and Columbia dis- trict except snowflurries dur- ing the morning. Cooler. Highs today in the 40s. Lows tonight 25 to 35 Highs Thurs- day in the upper 30s and lower 40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide: Sno'w west and south portions with locally heavy amounts in the mountains and foothills scattered snow showers in the northeast today through Thur- sday. Colder. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight 20 to 30 West of Continental Divide: Snow with locally heavy amounts in the mountains and foothills today through Thur- sday. Occasional rain and snow mixed in the valleys. Colder. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight in the 20s. H L Pre Lethbridge...... 48 33 .02 Pincher Creek 48 25 Medicine Hat 47 25 .20 Edmonton 45 30 Banff ......42 24 .04 Calgary 48 24 Victoria 54 33 .07 Prince George 42 31 Kamloops 54 38 .01 Vancouver 53 43 .11 Saskatoon......51 33 .14 Regina 49 31 .08 Winnipeg 48 31 .05 Toronto .....49 45 .50 Ottawa.....51 45 69 Montreal 49 44 12 St. John's....... 46 37 Halifax .....56 53 1.12 'Chicago 58 41 New York...... 60 45 .21 Miami.......... 77 63 Los Angeles 87 61 Las Vegas 71 47 Phoenix...... 77 47 Honolulu........ 84 71 Mexico City..... 75 52 Athens 61 50 Rome.....66 36 Paris.......... 54 45 London......... 52 46 Berlin .......50 34 Amsterdam 52 41 Moscow 34 30 Stockholm 37 30 Tokyo.......... 73 54 Don't Miss BONANZA DAYS at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 Five Days of Fantastic Bargains Refreshments and Prizes See the Display of Machinery and Irrigation Equipment CELEBRATING OUR 31 St ANNIVERSARY GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutta Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Highway I reported bare and dry Widening oi one mile sec- tion Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress All remaining highways arc in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Carway V a.m. to 10 p m., Chief Mountain closed; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight, Wild Horse8am toSp.m.; RoosevilleSa m to midnight. Logan Pass open. Slowness charge hurled EDMONTON (CP) Bill Broad, president of the Alberta Civil Service Association, has charged that up to association members have been denied just treatment by the Provin- cial Human Rights Com- mission. In a prepared statement, Mr. Broad said bureaucratic slowness had impeded investigations of at least five complaints filed by the association: On Jan. 30 the association said women classified as in- stitutional workers were do- ing essentially the same work as men classified as caretakers, but receiving less pay; It claimed June 12 that women institutional workers were doing the same job as male cleaning porters for less pay. On July 17 a complaint was filed saying women cer- tified nursing aides were do- ing the same work as male certified nursing orderlies, but receiving less pay; It said Aug. 31 that some female institutional aides were being paid less than male institutional aides; The associution charged Sept. 25 that certain associa- tion members reclassified from male caretakers to light duty caretakers were higher paid than some of the reclassified women. CHARGES DENIED The charges were promptly denied by Keith Renders, director of the Human Rights Commission. "The cases are being looked at with all possible haste. They're not sitting on anyone's he said in an interview. Mr. Menders said some complaints, such as the se- cond one, take time to investigate "because of sheer volume." Regarding the dis- crepancy in wages of nursing aides and orderlies, he said the commission is working with administrators of the city-owned Royal Alexandra Hospital to determine how the problem is being handled. Wednesday, October 31, 1973-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-3 Lethbridge MP's motion applauded Farm internship idea urged KEN HURLBURT Wheat sale OTTAWA (CP) Sale of 22 million bushels of wheat to Brazil for about million was announced by Justice Minister Otto Lang. He said the sale was negotiated by the Canadian Wheat Board under federally guaranteed short term credit and covers No. 2 Canada western red spring wheat to be shipped from Atlantic and St. Lawrence ports from February to September next vear. By PAUL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Scrappy Alberta MP Ken Hurlburt told the House of Commons Tues- day that federal academics who formulate government agricultural policies should be forced "back to the land" every few years to ensure they don't lose touch with the realities of day to day far- ming. Mr. Hurlburt bridge) put his demand to the Commons in -the fuun of a resolution based on "urgent and pressing necessity" claiming that farming problems are being aggravated because Ottawa's farming policies are often thought up by "faceless public servants" far removed from the land. His motion suggested that every seven years or so the public servants involved should be forced to spend one or two years on a farm, ranch of feedlot to re-accustom them with everyday farm problems Mr. Hurlburt's motion was greeted with deskthumping applause from both Progressive Conservative and New Democratic Party Op- position of the rare instances since the 1972 federal election when NDP members have cheered a Conservative MP. However, the motion failed to get unanimous Commons consent when some Liberal members shouted the more or less automatic "no" to the special motion. Nevertheless, Mr. Hurlburt had made his point and sat back down in his seat with a wide smile on his face. The motion, seconded by Gordon Towers Deer, Alta.) claimed that "distress, disruption and con- fusion" has been caused to the Canadian grain farmer and cattleman by federal govern- ment policies devised and im- plemented by academics with no practical experience on the land. "I therefore move that the federal government institute an internship program whereby academics who are devising and setting agricultural policy be re- quired to spend at least two years on the farm, ranch or feedlot every seven years so as not to lose touch with the practical problems of farming and new developments in the agricultural he proposed to the Commons. Even after its defeat, Con- servative and socialist MPs continued to applaud Mr. Hurlburt and shout support for the idea across the floor to the Liberal benches. Many Liberal benches MPs chuckl- ed over the incident and a few returned the deskthumping applause. Outside the Common1; chamber the Alberta MP sax) he was quite serious about the internship concept and said he was sure farmers cost-to- coast across Canada would support his contention that federal public servants are often out of touch with the realities of day to day far- ming. SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARIGRAY) OPTICAL MISCKirnON CO. 419-Sth Street South EXTRA-SPECIAL at VANTAS ECONOMY MEATS 904 7th Ave. S. Phone 329-4545 THIS WEEK ONLY Ground Beef 89 Ib. Fronts Of Beef Grade A 8V, Buy 2 Fronts Grade A 1C Ib. ALL FRONT QUARTERS INCLUDE PRIME RIB ROAST CROSS RIB ROAST RIB STEAKS CHUCK STEAKS GROUND STEAK SHORT RIBS STEW OPEN MONDAY. TUESDAY. THURSDAY. FRIDAY. SATURDAY. 9A.M. UNTIL 6 P.M. CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAYS VANTAS ECONOMY MEAT Your ExperU In Freezer Beef SIDES OF BEEF PACKING PLANT PRICE PLUS IOC LB. FOR CUTTING AND WRAPPING PHONE 329-4545 Be sure to attend our IN-STORE DEMONSTRATION OF UNICOLOR Home Color Darkroom Materials by Manufacturer's representative MR. 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