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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBiflDGe HERALD Thursday, Septembsr 6, 1573 TANGO SUCCESS TORONTO (CP) Last in Paris grossed more than by mid-summer in only three Canadian cities, To- ronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Next move up to France in ketch seizure case OTTAWA (CP) An official request for France to in- vestigate seizure of the Cana- dian ketch Greenpeace- III was made by External Affairs Min- ister Mitchell Sharp Wednes- day- A spokesman for Mr. Sharp said the request was made at a 20-minute meeting between the minister and French Ambassa- dor Jacques Viot. A "firm note of protest" about the boarding and seizure of the sketch by French Navy personnel last month has been forwarded to the French gov- eminent, the spokesman said. "Now its up to the French government. The next step is the French response." The request for a formal in- vestigation follows a statement Aug. 21 that Canada would like I the incident investigated. Mak- j ing it official merely beefs up 'the request. WAS PROTESTING The Greenpeace III, owned by the Greenpeace Foundation which has headquarters in Van- couver, was near Murura Atoll in the South Pacific, protesting Ithe current series of nuclear JUMSEt OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. THE FINEST RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind Bey, Halfway btfwttn Calgary and Vencevvtr Tram-Canada a Add test explosions by the French. Skipper David McTaggart of Vancouver has said he was beaten by the French boarding party. The spokesman for Mr. Sharp was asked whether the official request for an investigation means the Canadian govern- ment accepts Mr. McTaggarts explanation. "Not he replied, but that doesn't mean we don't. We've asked for official affidavits from the crew." Initial claims by Mr. McTaggart that his vessel was in international water when seized were discounted by France, but it subsequently agreed with the Canadian skip- pers claim. It said the vessel was boarded secause it was inside a security zone designed to protect vessels from damage by a nuclear test. Greenpeace HI is believed ll held by the French at Pa- peete, Tahiti. LARGEST INJECTS The world's largest known in- j sects are found in tropical rain I forests. Pencil coating banned OTTAWA (CP) Use o ead pigments in the pain coatings on pencils and artists >aint brushes will be prohi >ited under a new provision of the Hazardous Products Act he consumers affairs' depart ment announced yesterday. Effective Nov. 1, it will be an offence under the act to im- jort, sell or advertise pencils r artists' brushes that contain more than 0.5 per cent of lead ompounds in their decorative qatings, a department news elease said. Most of the industry has al- eady shifted from the use of ead-based paints, the news re- ease added. About two years ago, con- umers groups had complained nd publicized the dangers, es- pecially to children, from chew- ing paint coatings on pencils. At that time, an Edmonton ollution group found that paint ised on pencils contained up to .3 per cent lead in yellow aints. It's all over but the shout in' and the To bid farewell to ail that remains of this mode! year, we'll accept any reasonable bid you make on the car of your choice. Get the car you really wanted all year long at tha price you'd expect to pay for second-best. We must convert oil our stock to cosh. Today, you can say: "Goodbye, car. Hello, new UNIT 33S3 1973 MARQUIS BROUGHAM 4 dr. sedan. Ginger with beige vinyl roof, JR78xlS steef belt- ed radials, 460-V8 engine, automatic air conditionaire, block heater, electric rear window defroster, tinted glass, radio, rear speakers, visibility group, deluxe seat belts, body mouldings, glamor paint, bumper protection group, outo- matic, power steering and brakes. Regular Factory Price Wai SO IONG '73 SALE v S UNIT 3374 1973 METEOR MONTCALM 4 DR. PILLARD HARDTOP White in color with beige interior, 400-20 V8 engine, auto- matic transmission, power brakes, power steering, HD bat- tery, block heater, electric rear window defroster, fender skirts, LH remote control mirror, radio, visibility group, decor group, body side mouldings, bumper protection group, front and rear floor mats. Regular Factory Price SO IONG '73 SALE................ UNIT 3517 1973 MONTEGO Blue color, blue cloth interior, G78 x U WSW tires, 351-V8, automatic, power steering and brakes, block heater, remote control mirror, radio, visibility group, full wheel covers, body side moulding. Regular Factory Price Was F 50 LONG '73 SALE -J UNIT 3565 1973 METEOR RIDEAU 500 HARDTOP Medium copper, 400-V8 engine, H78 x 15 WSW tires, block Jieater, fender skirts, LH remote control mirror, radio, HD suspension, visibility group, decor group, body side mould- Ing, floor mats, deluxe cloth trim. Factory Retail Price w> f> SO LONG '73 SALE.............. -Mf I i UNIT 3590 1973 MONTEGO GT 2 DOOR HARDTOP Medium Copper color, H78xl4 WSW tires, 400-V8 ond auto- matic transmission, block heater, electric window defroster, power brakes, power steering, bucket sec-ts and console, radio and rar tpeaker, visibility group, luxury wheel covers, con- venience group. Regular Factory SO IONG '73 SALE 1973 Meteor Rideau 500 2 Dr. HT Copper with white vinyl roof, HR78 x 15 WSW radial 400-VB, automatic, power steering and brakes, automatic-factory air conditioning, appearance group, HD battery, electric rear window defroster, fender skirts, tinted glass, radio and rear speaker, HD sus- pension, dcccr group, body side moulding, vinyi up- holstery, demonstrator. Factory Retail Price Was SO LONG 73 SALE 1973 Montego MX 2 Dr. H.T. Dork Glomour Blue with matching Blue interior white vinyl roof, G78xU WSW tires, 351-V8 engine, auto- matic transimission, block heater, electric rear win- dow defroster, power steering, power brakes, radio ond visibility group, deluxe wheel covers, body sida moulding, H.D. electrical system. FACTORY REGULAR PRICE SO LONG 73 SALE U- s e s 5 Bread prices ivon't rise Otto Lang, the minister responsible the Canadian Wheat Board, tells reporters at Ottawa Wednesday that according to miliers bread prices won't go up again for at least six months. Son of railway worker wage I OTTAWA (CP) The son of a Canadian National Railways employee, Mr. Justice Emmett Hall, has been appointed arbi- trator in the non-operating rail workers" contract dispute. Mr. Justice Hall, 74, is a re- tired Supreme Court of Canada judge noted in the past for his concern with social issues. The selection of Mr. Justice Hall was announced Wednesday by Labor Minister John Munro after several days of specula- tion about who might be chosen to help resolve tlie stalled 10- month railway negotiations. His appointment follows Par- liament's passage Saturday of a law to end the national rail strike conducted by the member Associated Non-Oper- ating Railway Unions. The bill provided for continued contract talks through mediation and ap- pointment of an arbitrator. But Mr. Munro said earlier this week he would bypass the mediation stage and proceed into arbitration. Although Mr. Justice Hall j was not named specifically to j deal with contract disputes be- j tween railways and two other groups of workers, Mr. Munro said he thought there would be some benefit in having the same arbitrator to resolve those i problems. The law providing for arbi tration also applies to shopcraft tradesmen and trainmen who have not ye taken strike action. Mr. Munro said he would talk to leaders of those two groups to determine if they want to continue talks or proem directly into arbitration. They may want a different arbi trator, he added. Reaction from union leaden to Mr. Justice Hall's appoint- ment was generally favorable Richard Smith, chief negotiator for the non-ops, said he felt the judge's background made him "a very socially-minded per- son." MEETING PLANNED Mr. Munro said he planned to meet with Mr. Justice Hall later this week to discuss the dispute. The judge now is in Re- pina conducting a study on the Saskatchewan courts for the provincial government. The arbitration process prob- ably will get under way quickly, the minister added. Under terms of reference set down by the government, Mr. Justice Hall is to: union job security de- mands and explore feasibility of a plan based on attrition. changes to existing work rules that might adversely affect pay, earnings, job oppor- tunities or safety of workers. for adjustment of wages to the cost-of-living. in detail costing of a pension plan worked out by the unions and companies in earlier negotfens. An investigation is :o be made of pension plan costs by John Deutsch, princi- pal of Queen's University and a specially-appointed industrial inquiry commissioner. all other matters in dispute. A bilingual native of St. Col- umban, Que., about 25 miles north of Montreal, Mr. Justice Hall graduated in law from the University of Saskatchewan in 1919 and made a reputation in trials that included defence of men involved in the 1935 Regina riot. He became Chief Justice of Saskatchewan in 1961 and was named to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1962. Just before his retirement earlier this year he wrote a dis- sent that asserted aboriginal right of the Nishga In- dians in British Columbia to thousands of square miles in the Nass River valley. MR. JUSTICE HAtl Japan must accept processed food won't run REGINA fCP) _ Former lighways minister Dave Boldt announced today lie will not be I a candidate in the next provin- 1 cial election. EDMONTON (CP) Japan must be prepared to accept Alberta food products in pro- cessed form if the province is to assist the Japanese in meet- ing their demand for food, Ag- riculture Minister Hugh Horner said yesterday. Alberta is very capable of processing to Japanese require- ments and "we are hopeful that Japanese trading compan- ies will show greater interest in this type of Dr. Hor- ner told visiting Japanese jour- nalists. Alberta's marketing policy involves joint ventures with both domestic and foreign com- panies. The minister said the recent announcement concerning the construction of a million, rapeseed plant at Lloydmin- ster, Alta. is an example of the government's decision to process more agricultural pro- ducts within the province. The plant, which will involve no gov- ernment funds, is a joint venture of British Columbia Packers, United Grain Growers Ltd. and another company. The Japanese journalists are visiting Alberta at the request of the Alberta government and the Alberta Farm Writers As- sociation. Child battering registry set up EDMONTON (CP) The provincial cabinet yesterd a y provided to benefit a province wide registry of child battering, Neil Craw- ford, minister of health and so- cial development said. The registry will be a cen- tral listing of all suspected or identified instances of child battering which are reported. It is impossible to take action without sufficient evidence In a single suspected case but enough accumulated informa- ;ion might indicate a particu- lar home was not safe for a child, he said. Using the registry, he said, social workers could spot pro- blems as they develop to en- sure that parents or others could get help as quickly as possible. The statistics gathered will help determine the volume, lo- cation and nature of child bat- tering and will also ensure that parents who are suspected of abusing their child on more than one occasion, do not shop around for various medical and social services and thus remain undetected. Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART h 1-IRA; 2-c; 3-Henry Kissinger; 4-a; 5-b PART II: 1-fi, ;2-a; 3-d; 4-b; 5-C PART III: 1-C; 2-d; 3-e; 4-a; 5-b PICTURE QUIZ: King Hussein. ;