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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta y, leplembtr 7, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 PRESIDENTIAL COUPLE Taking a few momenls out of a busy schedule, President Nixon and his wife Eland on the beach at iheir summer home in San Clemente, California. The mood of Parliament Lewis likely to provide fireworks OTTAWA (CP) If Lester] Pearson were prime minister: and John Diefenbaker were still leading the opposition, specula- tion would abound about the de- gree of election-eve bedlam in the resumed parliamentary ses- sion. But with today's cast of lead- ers, little is said about the so- called "mood" of Parliament. The fact is, there have been few fluctuations since 19G8. There is talk now about a hardened opposition stance as Parliament resumes and the politicians begin looking for- ward to the next general elec- Lion campaign. That could come anytime up to the spring of 1973. However, no one is sug- gesting the House is about to erupt into acrimony. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield doesn't go thundering off on the trail of the govern- ment as his predecessor did. Prime Minister Trudeau doesn't respond with the ruffled anger of his predecessor. LEWIS PRIMED If there are unusual fireworks this fall, some observers say, they are likely lo originale with New Democrat Leader David Lewis, a tough, gut-issue pcr- 100 Copies plus tax 1269 Ave. S former who is credited with the ability to get under Mr. Tru- deau's skin. With some spring seasoning in the leader's chair, he is expected to come out fighting. "If we play our cards says one of his colleagues, "David can appear to be the effective leader of the opposi- tion that would be a nice way to begin an election cam- paign." Meanwhile, Conservative MPs are predicting that Mr. Stan- field will also be a more promi- nent personality in the resumed session, because the over-riding issue will involve tax reform. This is the it was in the form of a government while brought Mr. Stanfield to his fighting peak. The Conservatives will be pro- posing a series of amendments to the tax legislation, which has already been amended drasti- cally from (he original wliit paper proposals. UNCHANGED MOOD Stanley Knowles, the veteran House leader of the NDP, doesn't forsee any great change in the mood of Hie resumed ses- sion. "I douht whether there will be any more acrimony than in the earlier part of the s sion. "We're going lo have a long hard pull with that tax bill." He says it's possible the tax debate could go on until close lo ChrisLmas, in which case a new session would begin in January with a pre-election Throne Speech. "We'll be exceedingly critical of the lax says Gerald W. Baldwin. Conservative House leader. "But as for the general atmosphere of the House, this will depend a great deal on the government." While the fall session will be dominated by fiscal and mone- tary U.S. sur- charges likely will get frequent mention throughout the tax de- Baldwin said there will be a lot of questions about the secretary of state's depart- ment, the new civilian security force, the effect of Britain's entry into the European Corn- Show us. Show yourself. In Iho Canadian Armed Forces you'll have a real opporlunily for modern infanlry Iraining in a man's world or rction among men. We're inlerestcd in you and we look nfler you. You'll gel experience and good pay. You'll enjoy Itic benclils ol 30 days leave each year. As well as the opportunity lo sec new places The Mililary Career Coun- sellor will givo you all the de- tails on Ihe infantry-mako your move. BRIDGE TOWN HOUSE MOTEL 12 Noon lo a p.m. Wednesday and Thursday September 8 and 9, 1971 THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES Inheritance is offered as reward NEW YORK (AP) A year after his brother was killed, a floner and newspaper vendor has offered Ihe 56.100 he in- herited from him as a reward for information about the murderer. "I fr-ok an oath on his cas- ket that I'd do everything to find the perpetrator George Manekas, 40, said Fri- day. His brother, Simon, 52, was found beaten to death and tied up just over a year ago in his flat. George described his brother as a loner who had saved from his job as a doorman. He said there had been no signs of forcible entry and I hat he suspected the killer was someone who knew the victim. Discussing the reward after a lack of progress b; police, lie said: "For a junkie would turn in his mother. Pep- pie have Iwen known to kill for a lot less." Dropout rate declining TORONTO (CP) A statisti- cian at Ihe University of To- ronto says the dropout rate among undergraduates at the university has been declining for the last two years. Miss A. Otto, in a study released today, attributed the decline lo the new freedom arts and science students have in choosing their courses. Miss Olio said the dropou rale cached a high of 4.9 per cent in 19M-G9, then started going down lo in 19G9-70 and in 1970-71. The new arts imd science pro- gram was introduced in 1969 and eliminated rigid curriculum requirements. Students are al- lowed a wide choice in picking courses. Miss Olio said the dropout rate is highest among first-year students and the largest propor- tion of them givo "scholastic difficulties" as the reason for leavinf. "Vocational indecision" runs a close second. THE CAPITAL Charleston ia the capital of West Virginia. mon Market and a number of other areas. But whether the probes result in the eruption of a major issue remains to be seen EDMONTON (CP) The Jones said. "The I would have another meeting." government unlil monton Exhibition he did not want exhibition association sctllcd says it wil provide it during election make no formal move to Mavol. jvor rjenl. v.ho for a covered sport said if he were elected tlie brief before the Omniplcx when the city convention centre if the picking up the cnlirc bill and provincial governm e n t s will provide equal grants for the rest of the rights to if the exhibition association comes up wilh a reasonable proposal, and if federa Graham Jones, association If. 'I 1 fT-ioWIi-M fnii president, said a brief contain- i OMailieU DV L-fiaplHl lOll ing the offer will be submitted J prov i n c i a 1 governments provide assistance, he woulc support it. lo the Progressive Conservative government which is to (CP) Canadian rights to nine 14 Mr. Allen said. dealt wilh all kinds MLA Don Getty has been quoted, as saying that a sworn in Friday. He said the brief had been submitted to the Social movie classics have been obtained by Leslie Allen, who describes himself as and various members of Chaplin family. I ran up and down a lot of blind Conservative government would provide "leadership Lnd assistance wherever government it was upset in this for Omniplcx in Ed- the general election last industry. The 52 million deal said he honestly thought ho had a deal for world ceived favorably. However, no action had Ireen taken because of the election. The centre, an oft talked about known as Omni-plex, was turned down by taxpayers in a plebiscite held 11 names Mr. Allen's cnmDany, All World Cinema Ltd., as role Canadian leaseholder of the classics for movie theatres, all television showings, libraries, schools and every ship and airline flying the Canadian the Chaplin films, but "in the end f just got Canada and, you know, I'm just as happy." Chaplin, 82, lives in Switzerland and recently sold world rights of his nine classics for a reported IS Mr. Jones said he included are: The Gold Rush, City Lights, the proposal with Times, The Great Harry Strom shortly after Vcrdoux, brief was submitted. "Mr. Strom said he was impressed and interested in and A King in New Ycrk. "I chased the Chaplin CIVIC GOVERNMENT are the people in your NOTICE ore willing to serve on OPEN need good Catholic trustees for our FLEETWOOD BAWDEN WED., SEPT. 8th at children deserve only the best. Nominate and elect the best for your TO NOMINATE CANDIDATES CITY if SCHOOL if HOSPITAL ALBERTA CATHOLIC SCHOOL TRUSTEES EVERYONE Freshly minted. du Maurier Menthol-fresh new taste. ;