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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETH6RIDGE HERAID Thursday, September 2, 1971 Tax talk slated OTTAWA (CP) Parliament plans to settle it. for a long, chatty fall with income tax leg- islation. But before that, starting Tues- day, it will deal with an eco- nomic emergency. As soon as the Commons re- convenes Tuesday after a summer holiday, Hie govern- ment will introduce special measures designed to offset the "very serious Minister Trude-au's the KOnomy created by the U.S. surtax on imports. About one-quarter of all Canadian ex- ports arc affected. Mr. Tnideau told reporters Wednesday he hopes for quick approval of the special mea- by the Opposition. Their nature will not be disclosed offi- cially until the Commons meets. Legislation to change the per- sonal and corporation income tax system remains the govern- ment's first priority for the re- newed parliamentary session once the emergency economic measures have been cleared away, Mr. Tnideau said. TAX LAW IMPERATIVE Mr T r u d e a u said, after Wednesday's cabinet meeting, (he tax Icgiijation remains im- perative if millions of Canadi- ans are lo he exempted from in- come tax by Jan. Informants said the govern- ment is prepared to spend at least two months on the lax bill has nol yet been debated in the only small breaks for other legislative items and days on which the op- position parties can bring up other subjects. But a two-roonlhs government estimate could easily turn into three months, or more. A Conservative spokesman raid his party has had chart- ered accountants looking at the tax bill and that they can make neither head nor tail of il, SAYS PRICE FREEZE NOT QUITE SO DAMAGING Agriculture Minister H. A. Olson said the U.S. price freeze would not be as damaging lo Canadian agriculture as ex- pected earlier, but the import surtax would hit some Canadian farm products. Mr. Olson spoke to a news conference Wednesday of Ottawa following his meeting wilh rep- resentatives of national farm organizations, community groups and food processors. Speaking wilh Mr. Olson after the news conference is his deputy minister S. B. Wil- liams. Grizzly attacks hiker HEVELSTOKE, B.C. (CP) arm badly bitten Wednesday in The official warned that griz- Jack Davis: Stop N-test, 'it is a travesty of justice' BANFF (CP) needed to protect New laws the natu- ral environment from man must be universal, not juoi municipal, provincial or even national, En- vironment Minister Jack Davis told Hie Canadian Bar Associa- tion annual meeting Wednesday. "They should apply to big as well as small to mighty na- tion stations as well as tiny hamlets and to great armies as well as to you and me." Mr. Dnvis, during a panel on man and his environment, stressed thai while he was lia- ble to be hauled up in court for burning leaves in his Vancouver backyard, the United Stales in- tends lo set off the biggest un- derground nuclear blast in his- tory next month in the Aleutian Islands, southwest of Alaska. "We've got lo slop Ihis trav- esty of justice; this flaunting of one ot nature's fundamental laws as soon and as finally as we possibly can." J. Allan Beasley of the exter- nal affairs department told the lawyers Canada is playina a leading role on the international scene, where pollution controls are palhetic. FLQ seals lips A sudden encounter with a griz- zly sow and her two cubs re- sulted in Kenneth Gates of Min- neapolis, Minn, having his fore- lied. The mayor sent a letter to FLEE SECT WAR MANILA (Reuter) Hundreds of people have fled from six towns in Ihe southern Philippines aJLer a recent out- break of violence between Mos- lems and Christians, a high- ranking official of the Philippine national police said Thursday. Police sources said at least 63 my statements as reflecting on people, both Moslems and Chris- Chief Kent's character or abil- lians. were killed during Ihe ity efficiently lo administer his last two monllis. office, I sincerely regret it." Sykes settle rift CALGARY (CP) Police Chief M. J. Kent and Mnyor Hod Sykes have settled their dispute over comments Ihe mayor made about the way se- nior officers handled a citizen's complaint earlier this year that he was beaten by two con- stables. The chief had demanded a public letter of apology for what he considered personal remarks but his solicitor said Wednesday the matler was sel- Glacier National Park. 1 zlies have started lo descend MONTREAL (CP) Lc De- voir quotes a government press officer us saying the co-ordina- tor of FLQ terrorist activities during last October's kidnap cri- sis is a well-known and highly- respected Quebecer. But the newspaper snys Jo- seph Crumpt, secretary fcr Solicitor-General Roy Four- uier. would not divulge the official said Mr. Gates later released from hospital was hiking with his wife when they precautions came upon the sow and her cubs. When Mr. Gates tried lo protect himself, the beast bit his arm, tossed him from the trail and left with her cubs. The bears were later chased by helicopter to the foot level of the mountain. search of food and he asked thai hikers take common-sense the solicitor dated Aug. 30 say- ing the remarks were not di- rected al the chief personally. "If anyone has interpretct 814.7 million in construction authorized CALGARY (CP) Permits for buildings valued at 514.7 million were issued during Au- gust, bringing the total for Ihe year lo S138.6 million. After eight months of 1970, the city issued permits fcr con- struction worth 594.7 million. The bulk of the August per- mils were for single family dwellings but also included was a 51.1 million provincial fish hatchery. J MEN'S WEAR LTD. BERT SCOTTY Wish fo extend a Special JIM to all the many wonderful people in lethbriage and Southern Alberta who look advantage of the savings offered during our First Anniver- sary Sale. Your kind patronage mode it a rousing success. We wodd also like to express our thanks to all who favored us wilh their support throughout the past year making it such a rewarding and very successful one. We pledge ourselves lo continue to give the finest in personalized service and to offer only quality name brand merchandise. We invite you to sec us Bert, Scolly, Jim or lea for all your fall clolhing needs. Our new fall stock ii arriving daily. Drop in soon and browse around our bright, modern ilore. We ore anxiously awaiting your visit. LOUIS RACZ, Talhr ITTTTTTIIIIIIUJIIIIIIIIITII Four killed in crash of two planes FORT SMITH, N.W.T. (CP) FOIT persons were killed Wednesday when two amphibi-; ous Canso aircraft collided in mid-air while fighting forest j fires. RCMP in tliis town, which is Ihe control centre for the terri-1 tcrial forestry department, said the crash occurred near Fort II e s o 1 u t i o n, about 90 miles northwest of here on the shore of Greaf Slave Lake. Two of the men were identi- fied as William Kc-shylanylc. 44. and Peter Williams, 23. both of Prince Albert. The helicopter was in critical condition in an Edmonton hospital. Fort S m i I h is near [he N.W.T.-Alberla border, about 450 miles north of Edmonton The newspaper says in a Quebec City story that Mr. Cmmpt made the statement in p.n informal lalk with three re- porters "but with no restric- tion'1 about publishing the con- versation. The story says the co-crdina- tcr of the terro- ist Front de Lib- eration du Quebec's activities last fall lives on the St. Law- rence south shore, south of Mcr.treal, and not disturbed by police during Ihe crisis. II also quotes Mr. Cmmpt as saying: important member of the FLQ's Chcnier cell, which kidnapped Pierre Laporte, is stii; at large. Mr. Laporte, then Quebec labor minisler, was later murdered by his abduc- tors. FLQ co-ordmalor whcm Mr. Crumpt not nama is Ihc author of (lie FLQ mani- festo, which was read on the CHC's 1'Tenrh network at the crisis peak in response to a de- mand cf the kidnapers. Four members of the Chenier cell have been charged with kid- napping and murder. Two have been ccnviclect of murder, while the c'.hcv Uvo await trial on murder charges. Lc Devoir says Mr. Crumpt spcke io jrnirnalii-.ls in Quebec City while Mr. Fournier was in Montreal. MONTREAL (CP) Quebec] used by police and protection terrorists may be staging a se- ries of unusual thefts to equip themselves w i t h special-fre- quency radios, gas masks and CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) _! Creslbrook Forest Indusl r i e s', Ltd. reported that the com-j pany's loss in the first fix monllis of 1971 amounted to a flashlights, says a spokesman for the combined anti-terrorist squad. Members of the squad, made up of RCMP. Montreal and pro- vincial police specialists, are studying six thefts committed during llie last 10 days from local civil protection units and i police vehicles. In Ihe robberies in nearby St. Hyacinlhe, L a c h i n e, Dorval, v i S2.5 million, a reduction Laval an'' Montrcal. valuable o-wav radios from the S3 million loss I the culprils overlook, for the first half of 1970. items in favor of two "There Is no said a police spokesman Tuesday, "that we are faced with a crim- inal organization which is work- ing toward a precise end. "It is diffult to know exactly the ends cnvsiaged by the thieves, bi'.l It is evident that a terrorist organization is in- volved by the nature cf the ob- jects stolen." The latest theft was commil- led Monday night when an un- marked car belonging to Mont- real police disappeared from s west-end Montreal garage. The car was found abandoned Tuesday but its VHF radio had been ripped out. rTTTTTTTTTTT I rTTTTTTTTTTTT Y .axme s 314 5th Street South LADIES' Wl Phone 327-2331 Today is the firs! anniversary of our grand opening. We wish lo lake Ibis opportunity lo extend a hearty "Thank You" to all tbe many hundreds of ladies throughout Ihe south who have favored us with their kind patronage. It has been a pleasure serving you and we look forward to many more yeois of pleasant associalion. -ij We invite you to drop in soon and view our lovely new fall slock. We're excited aboul it and know you will bo lool FRAN ANN Canada is fighting a lonely battle trying to convince other nations of their responsibility to prolocl Ihe environment. KOBICHAUD OPTIMISTIC Louis Robichaud, former New Brunswick premier and now chairman of Ihe Canadian sec- tion of the Internalional Joint Commission, said there were problems controlling pollution on the international level, but he was optimistic that headway is being made. Next June, some 62 countries will meet in Stockholm under the auspices of the United Na- tions to try and evolve interna- tional pollution control stand- ards, he said. On the national level, the panelists agreed some headway was being made, but only lha tip of the iceberg was being tac- kled. Dr. Donald Chant of Toronto, a biologist and adviser to Pollu- tion Probe, said it was "a fuel of life that science cannot keep up" wilh public demand simply because of the time needed to conduct thorough research. However, he said there now is some good legislation across the country, particularly in Ontario, and the public is putting pres- sure on politicians. Top Tory takes Tnideau to task VICTORIA (CP) Conserva- tive leader Robert Stanfield ber- aled the federal government Wednesday for its handling of "the Canadian problem of 1971" economy. On the final day of a four-day visit to British Columbia, Mr. Stanfield again said it is lime U.S. tvants airlift continued WASHINGTON CAP) department officials say Slate the United States has asked Cuba to continue the six-year Cuban ref- ugee airlift. But there appears scant prospect Premier Fidel Castro will say yes. Havana's intent to shut down the U.S.-finance shuttle flights from Varadero lo Miami was announced Tuesday. SYill await- ing Cuban approval for travel to the U.S. are some ICO.OOO Cu- bans wilh relatives in the Urited States. The officials said the Swiss embassy, representing the United States in Havana, has urged the Castro government to keep Hie airlifl going until all who want reunion wilh their families have left Cuba. Prime Minister Trudeau stopped using the United Stales as a scapegoat for the "continu- ing problems of the Canadian economy." The drastic economic mea- sures taken recenlly by the US., especially the 10-per-cent supplementary duty on imports, joint meeting of the Men's Ca- will certainly affect the Cana- dian economy, he said, but they are not to blame for the reces- sion and mass unemployment. The opposition loader told a nadian Club and the Victoria Chamber of Commerce he was in favor of special measures being offered to industries ad- versely affected by Ihc U.S. sur- charge, but he said priority should be given to repeal of the extra duty. Highivay mishap kills youngster VALLEYVIEW, Alia. Glen Joseph Noskiye, 6, of the Sturgeon Hivcr Indian Reserve near this northwesctrn Alberta community was killed Wednes- day when struck by a car. Police said the boy was struck as he ran across a high- way seven rn'les west of this community. No charges were laid. Weather and road report ABOVE lO.QQ ZERO AT suxnisn FRIDAY SUNS1ST II Lclhlmilge NOON L Pre Medicine Hat 6T 73 45 Pincher Creek 50 44 Calgary 69 48 Edmonton Banff Peace River Rocky Mfn. House 71 Pcnticlou...... Victoria........ 55 Prince George 03 Vancouver ......59 Prince Albert 71 North Bay.......71 Tlegina.......... 73 Brandon........76 69 44 57 43 62 42 Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Quebec St. Jolm's Halifax Chicago New York Miami I Washington 72 Los Angeles ......78 San Diego....... 75 San Francisco Denver......... 09 Las Vegas.......10L Phoenix........105 Rome.......... 82 Lnndcn........ 73 Madrid........ Moscow........ 64 Stockholm...... .64 Mexico City..... 72 Honolulu........8D 70 43 60 44 C7 46 77 72 80 62 04 73 1.02 FOI1ECASTS Lctliluiilgc Medicine Hat Toilay: Cloudy periods with higlis fi5-70. Brief show- ers in a few localities. Fri- ilny: Mninly sunny. After- noon hiRhs 70-75. Lows lo- niglit in (lie 40s. Koolenay, Columbia To- day: Cloudy with a few pe- riods of light rain. Highs, 60 lo 65. Tonight: Clear periods with, lows in the mid-405. Friday: Mostly sunny and a litlle warmer. Highs 65 to 70. NEW ALLIS CHALMERS Model G and Model F COMBINES and Model 240 Potato Harvesters at WHOLESALE PRICES Phone now or write: General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 1202 IETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-316S OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COtrRTES'V OF A MA All highways In the Lclh-1 dry and In good driving condi- bridge District baro and'lion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 24 hours: Canvay 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Del Bnnilji 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Doosevillc, B.C. 7 a.m. lo 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 21 hours; Porlhlll-Rykcrls 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain C a.m. to 9 p.m. Wildhorsc, 7 to 0 p.m. Logan Pass open 2-1 hours daily. ;