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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH( LtTHBRIDG! HERALD Saturday, 3, 1973 Plush post for Benson OTTAWA (CP) Pipc-stnok. Ing Edgar Benson, after only seven months us defence minis- ter, is becoming president of the Canadian transport com- mission. The square-cut former finance minister was named Friday by Prime Minis- ter Trudeau after an Oct. 30 federal election was announced. Mr. Benson succeeds J. Pickersgill, lirsl president of the commission established by Parliament in to regulate all transportation Dief sees issue OTTAWA (CP) Jolm Die- fonbaker, former Conservative prime minister running for election in his 13th federal cam- paign, said Friday a major is- sue this time will be disunity within Canada, "I have never been mora fearful for Canada in my whole, Mr. Diefenbaker said in an interview after Prime Minis ter Trudeau called a federal election for Oct. 30. The result of the Trudeau ad ministration and that of former Liberal prime minister Lester Pearson before him have brought division unequalled since the 1917 conscription crisis, Mr. Diefenbaker said. He added that Canada was In danger of disintegration and he had deep apprehension aboul the future. "Another four years of the Trudeau government wilf lead to hopelessness." He said the Liberal govern- ment had failed to resolve the problems of regional disparity "One or two provinces are get ting all the money, while the others are getting crumbs from the table." eluding rate-setting and licens- ing of federal jurisdiction. Mr, PickersgiU re- tired Aug. 31. Announced by Mr. Tnidcau at the same time v.-ere the ap- pointments of five new sena- ors, including Postmaster-Gen- eral Jean-Pierre Cote, 4G. Vet- erans Affairs Minister Arthur La ing 07, and former energy minister J. J. Greene, 52. Others named to tile Senate were Martial Asselin, 48, Con- servative MP for the Quebec riding of Charlevois, and 49- year-old Joan Nelman of To- ronto, a long-time Liberal party worker and unsuccessful candi- date in Ontario provincial elec- :ions in 1963 and 1967, FIFTH WOMAN NAMED Mrs. Neiman is the fifth woman appointed to the Senate Mr. Trudeau, but Mr. Asse- lin is only the second opposition representative, the other being former Alberta Social Credi premier E. C. Manning. Both Mr. Laing and Mr. Cote already had announced their in- tention of not seeking re-elec- tion in the Oct. 30 federal vote. Mr. Laing represented Van- couver South and Mr. Cote the Quebec riding of Longucuil. Both will continue in their posts until after the election. Mr. Greene, who relinquished the energy portfolio early tlita year, still has not fully recov- ered from a stroke he suffered last fall while on a trip to Ja- pan. Before that, he suffered a series if heart attacks. Good deed brings death TEMPEST A Wilson Hut- terian Colony worker died in his truck from apparent over- exertion following a grass fire on the Joe Androkoyieh farm near Tempest Friday after- noon. The man had helped extin- guish the grass fire, believed caused by a piece uf farm equipment. Ill-educated9 chiefs seen SASKATOON (CP) Too many Canadian police chiefs do not have enough education to deal with contemporary prob- lems, says a University of Sas- katchewan criminologist who spent two years interviewing senior police officials-. Prof. Brian Grosman of the university's college of law said in an interview Friday there is QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 358-7684 a problem of "too many chiefs being ill-educated. They come from a generation which believes in the sergeant-major approach giving orders both to the men and to the commu nity." Prof. Grosman, who plans book based on his interviews said some police officials admi they are community servants but still feel it is their right to lecture on the community's "failing morals or on their lack of religious commitment." A servant of the community should not lecture, says Prof Grosman, but should attempt t< be sensitive to the community's needs. INDEPENDENT ORDER of FORESTERS BOWLING LEAGUE STARTS SEPT. 15-9 p.m. DOWNTOWN BOWLADROME THERE IS ROOM FOR ONLY 10 TEAMS Phone Early Room il on a eome baiFl. The price thll ytar will be 3 games TncludFng prize money Contact: ROBIN WHEELDON 327.6141 Evening! After August 29th, 1972 NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITY! Thousands aVe earning good money in Ihe lasi-gmwing fisfd of professional income lax service. The work is in- leresltng and satisfying. And the demand (or Uainrcd consullants Is increasing each year. Mow, H R Largest Incoma Tax Serv- leacli you Ifieir exclusive method of preparing income lax returns, In a special 12 week lu.iiion Supervision bycxperlenced Block instructors." Course covers ths new Income Tax laws, iheory, and applicolior, os practiced in H R Block afficei from coast to coast. Feature fncludei CUSSES START SEPTEMBER 20th e 24 3-hour teislons (2 per week) Choice of days and class times Diploma.Awarded upon gracFualion Job osiistcmci available ENROLL NOW! For CompTete Detailc Write or Call 815 Third South Phone 327-371? tand me frea Information about the Block Income Tax Course. This is a request for Informa tion only and placet me under no obligation to enroll. ADDBES3. CITY_____ Bomarc decade NORTH BAY, Ont. (CP) w era of nuclear weapons on anadian soil has ended offi- cially. A federal defence white pa- per had set Sept. 1 as the dead- ne for phasing out the Eomarc ases here and at La Mancaza, ue., and the last personnel rarking at the bases worked heir final shift Thursday night. Both the missiles and their uclear warheads were re- turned to the United States ear- ier this year. Nuclear arming of the Bo marcs set off a series of politl- al controversies in Canada in le early 1960s, with the issue ontributing to the defeat of the Mefenbaker government In D63. The warheads wero rought In by Lester Pearson's liberal government. JUST A SCARECROW Even though the, Ku KIux Klan Is frying 1o organize In Al- berta and has even offered its support to Conservative candidates in coming federal election this is not hand work wil h which Ihe KKK is usually associated with in the minds of many. Nobody has been hung or burned in effigy- ll's simply o scare- crow hanging in the September sun and guarding a field of vegetables. Groenon Photo Enabling legislation 'remote9 Mounties mum on union OTTAWA (CP) Royal Ca- ladian Mounted Police refused o comment Friday on the "hy- wthetical" formation of a un- on for members of the force. The current RCMP regul- ations "don't permit officers to belong to any organization, In- cluding a union, that might re- strict their abilities to perform heir duties in an impartial a spokesman said. Former HCMP corporal Jack Ramsay, who recently criti- cized the force In an article In Maclean's, said in Regina Thursday he had reached an agreement with the Public Service Alliance of Canada, un- ion for government em- ployees, to help organize the tlCMP. Mr. Ramsay said that he and PSAC President Claude Ed- wards had made preliminary slans. In Ottawa an Alliance spokes- man denied that plans had been lade, since legislation which enable employees of the orce to form a union is "re- mote." He admitted, however, thai Ir. P.amsay liar! successIuUy wight advice from Mr. Ed- School boards urged to keep new books EDMONTON (CP) Alberta school boards will be encourag- ed to adopt a new accounting system in 1973 that should inv analysis of education- ex, pendilures, Education Minister Lou Hyndman says. In a prepared statement, Mr. Hyndmon said the system vill be voluntary in 1973, but be- comes compulsory the follow- ng year. He sold the kncwn as program accounting and budgeffins will allow a more detailed analysis of ex- penditures. With all school boards using the system, better comparisons of spending will be available between districts, Mr. Hynd man said. TO SPEND S6 MILLION TORONTO (CP) Global Communications Ltd., Canada's newest television and program service, has reaffirmed its in tcntion to spend some million each broadcast year with Cana dian Independent producers in a letter to independent producers from Global President Al Bru- nor. The Global service, sched- uled for operation in January, 1974, will reach 7.3-million view- ers in soutliern Ontario. wards on setting up union, Even If t'si enabling leglsla tion Is passed, they won't nei essarly Join tho PSAC, h added. They could organiz their own collective bargainin relationship. '6 million offer insults posties OTTAWA (CP) The latest government offer to postal vorkers of a 13-per-cent wage ncrease over three years vould cost million, Post- m a s t e r-General Jean-Pierre Cote said Friday In rejecting union complaints the post office has not been bargaining in good aith. The wage offer was made wo weeks ago but was rejected by postal workers as "in- sulting" and not enough to keep heir wages up with the cost if iving. Mr. Cote said In a release hat remarks by Donald Mac- Donald, president of the Cana- dian Labor Congress, to the Letter Carriers' Union of Can- ada convention here this week were Inaccurate. Mr. MacDonald had said the ;overnment was not negotiating i new contract with the postal workers in good faith. He said over New Horizons not a job plan HALIFAX (CP) _ Health Minister John Munro described his federal department's New Horizons program for retired Canadians Friday as "a social program, not an employment program." But lie added that New Hori- zons could be used by a group of senior citizens to find job op- portunities for those in their that the post office was willin to spend 472 million on machin- ery yet considered a million wage settlement with the mail- men a waste. The total cost of the de- mands made by the Council of Postal Unions In current nego- tiations is in excess of mil- lion just for the 1972-73 fiscal Mr. Cote said. "This represents over 55 per cent of our current fitraight-time pay- roll for these employees." PRISONERS PARDONED PORT OF SPAIN (Reuter) The Trinidad and Tobago gov- ernment has pardoned and freed 18 prisoners ?s part of the country's 10th anniversary of independence being cele- brated this week. Six of the prisoners were condemned to be hanged for murder but later had their sentences commuted to life imprisonment. Soviets harvest crucial crop MOSCOW (AP) Soviet farmers In Siberia and Kaza- khstan are bringing in a grain crop that could reduce the country's harvest shortages, western specialists reported Friday. Western experts who have travelled the areas being har- vested reported a good crop hut are uncertain about the chanc- es for harvesting It. Bad weather has delayed the crop by 10 days to two weeks, which can be crucial In area's short growing season. The Siberian and virgin lands crop can account for as much as half the Soviet harv- est. Still the Siberian crop can- not be expected to make up for the poor harvest in European Russia and the Ukraine. Western experts have been estimating a crop f-s lows as 160 million tons, compared with 181 million tons last year and a [ilan target of 190 million tons for thin year; Soccer results LONDON (CP) Old Cow- ry eoccer results Saturday: ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 1 Chelsea 1 Coventry 2 Stoke 1 Ilrystal P 2 Newcastle 1 Derby 2 Liverpool 1 Everton 1 West Brom 0 Ipswich 1 Tottenham 1 Leeds 2 Norwich 0 Man City 1 Leicester 0 Sheffield U 3 Southampton 1 West Ham 2 Man United 2 Wolver'mpton 3 Birmingham 2 Division II Aston Villa 1 Brighton 1 Black- pool 2 Milwall 1 Bristol C 1 Sheffield W 2 Carlisle 1 Nottingham F 2 Fulham 1 Preston 3 Hull 2 Orient 0 Luton 4 Huddersfield 1 Oxford 2 Cardiff 1 Portsmouth 0 Burnley 2 Queen PR 2 Middl'brough 2 Sunder land 3 Swindon 2 Division III Blackburn 0 Bolton 3 Bournemouth 1 Scunthorpe 1 Charlton 1 York 0 Grunsby 2 Watford 0 Halifax 0 Chesterfield 1 Notts C 1 Walsall 1 Oldham 2 Shrewsbury 1 Plymouth 0 Brentford 1 Port Vale 2 Bristol R 1 Swansea 2 Rochdale 3 Vrexham 1 Rotherham 0 Division IV Aldershot 2 Soulhport 2 Sarnsiey Gillingham 1 3ury 0 Torquay 0 2rewe 1 Lincoln 1 3arlington 2 Colchester 1 ixeter 3 Cambridge I 1 Reading 2 Hereford 0 Workington 9 Newport 0 Mansfield 1 Peterborough 3 Bradford 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Divison I Aberdeen 1 Hibernian 0 Ayr 2 Rangers 1 U 3 Airdrieonians 1 East Fife 4 Morton 3 Falkirk 3 Arbroath 1 Hearts 1 St. Johnstone 0 Molhenvell 2 Dundee 2 Partick 4 Dumbarton I Division II Albion 0 Raith 2 Alloa 2 Stranraer 1 Clydebank 0 Stirling 3 Cowdenbcath 5 Berwick 0 Forfar 1 Hamilton 0 Mont rose 0 Clyde I Queen of S 1 Dumfermllne 0 Queen's Pk 2 E Stirling 2 St. Mirren 5 Brechin 1 HUSH LEAGUE Ulster Cup Baliymena 3 Portadown 0 Bangor 3 Ards 2 Cllftonyille 2 perry 1 Coleraine 1 Distillery 4 Glenavon 1 Glentoran 2 Linficld 0 Crusaders 3 CLIP AND MAIL AUCTION BARN 2508 1 Ave. North Ph. 327-1222 REGULAR TUESDAY AUCTION Sept. p.m. WATCH TUESDAY NIGHTS HERAIO FOR COMPISTE LIST- ING OF ITEMS. FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete itock of STEEt IN FIATS ANGUS CHANNELS BEAMS WIDE FLANGES HAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PIATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEt WIRE MESH ?IPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring in your truck and load up at bargain pricei alia deliver locally Bring in your scrap sleel cast Iron baueries radiators copper bran and get the best tracts value ever We also pay cash] MARZARi IRON LTD. McGovern advisor to stay 011 WASHINGTON (AP) Law- rence F. O'Brien will stay on as one of the top strategists in George McGovern's campaign, the Democratic presidential candidate In the November U.S. election said today. "Oh yes, there's no question about McGovern told re- porters when afked whether the former chairman of the Demo- c r a t ic national committee would stay on with the McGovern campaign or quit as he indicated he might do in an Interview with Knight News- papers published Thursday. McGovern told a news confer- ence everyone agrees with O'Brien that there is still some disorganization in the Demo- crats' campaign. "We want to get that cleaned up this McGovern said. sge group who wish to reJoU the work force. 'If there are senior citizens who (eel that despite the recent .ncreases in the guaranteed-in- come supplement and so on, enough money is not going to ihem each month to maintain ihcmselves adequately, then it's those programs, not New Horizons, that should bt Mr. Munro said. The minister was speaking at a news conference following a queslion-and-answer session In senior citizens' apartment building. Mr. Munro said the lion New Horizons scheme, scheduled to start Sept. 18, is (Jesigned to Involve senior citi- zens !n activities that they plan themselves. Tlie minister said New Hori- zons would pay expenses to persons involved in its pro- grams, including cost of travel, clotliing and meals eaten away from home. Mr. Munro said the Refugees can settle anywhere OTTAWA (CP) Asian refu- gees who decide to come to Canada after expulsion from Uganda will be encouraged to settle all across the country but there will be no regulsHons preventing them from con- centrating In specific areas, Immigration Minister Bryco IVfackasey said Friday. Horizons concept had been jcult from some senior citizens ;o understand. men to be called WASHINGTON (Renter) The United States Army will draft young men for mili- tary service in the last three months of this year, bringing to about the number drafted in 1972, the defence department said Thursday. Tlus compared with men drafted last year and 000 In 1970. With compulsory service ex- pected to end next July, Pentagon also disclosed that it plans to spend nearly mil- lion on advertising for recruits. This is more than 12 times the amount spent in 1968 and nearly double the million spetit in the 12 months ending last June ?o, the defence de- partment said. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lelhhrldge Medicine Hat Calgary Edmontun..... Banff......... Victoria Prince George Kamloops..... Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw North Bay Regina....... Winnipeg Toronto Montreal...... Quebec......, Halifax...... Charlottclown Fredericton Chicago...... Miami Washington Los Angeles Denver Las Vegas Phoenix II I. Pre 70 45 72 50 68 44 70 45 .05 67 35 84 50 71 44 81 51 71 56 70 47 70 51 70 45 ....78 51 .47 67 37 62 41 .03 83 60 85 62 85 62 73 60 79 57 82 50 78 68 .00 88 82 82 63 79 64 57 44 .38 09 76 103 V9 FORECASTS LethnrUge, Medicine Hat- A few cloudy periods today. Highs near TO. Sunday, ninny. Lows 40 to 45, Ilighi near 70. Calgary Cloudy becoming sunny this morning. Highs near 70. Sunday, mainly Lows near 40. Vlighs 65 to 70. Columbia, Kootenay To- day and Sunday, sunny. Highs both days, 75 to SO, Lows to- night, near 40. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy today, tonight and Sunday. Chance of a few north portion today. No major temperature changes. Highs today and Sun- day 70s except 65 to 7i north- west portion Sunday. to- night 35 to 45. of Continental Divide- Fair with no important tem- perature changes today, tonight and Sunday. Highs both days 70 to 80. Lows tonight 35 to 45. STEEl YARD IOCATION 2808 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP IOCAHON 3402 2nd Ave. N. Having discontinued the Allis Chalmers line of Farm Equipment, we have left one only GLEANER MODEL F COM H! HE To Clear At A Large Discount GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutls Highway SM Ken Diekten Ph. 358-1141 OFFICIAL AS A.S1. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Ail highways In the Lclh- bridgc disrtict are bare ana dry. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, baro and dry. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 24 hours; Canvay 6 a.m. to midnight; Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. R a.m. to midnight; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; ft to 9 ;