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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDCS HERAID Friday, September 7, 1973 I Mews In brief Court decision criticised EDMONTON The re- cent judgment of ths supreme court of Canada against Jeanette is a "gross vio- lation of the principle of equal- ity of the sexes." ths Alberta Human Rights and Liber- ties Association said Thursday. Mrs. an Ontario In- regain them with the claim that the section of the Indian Act which status is deals with Indain dis c r i m i n a tory against women. The Human Rights Associa- tion said in a news relaase the court decision "represents a serious setback to the Cana dian woman who lost her treaty dian Bill of Rights in that it rights v.hen she married a allows the discriminatory legi- vilite man. had attempted to slation to persist." LaMarsh appointed professor TORONTO (CP} Judy La-j January. She will lecture in marsh, a former federal Liber- family and municipal law as a! cabinet minister. WES ap- well as land use planning, pointed as a faculty member at j Osgoode Dean Harry Arthurs Osgoode Hall Law School of; said Miss Lamarsh 'is the first York University Thursday. woman to be appointed to a Miss Lemarsh, whose one- senior position in the faculty, year contract as an open-line host with a Vancouver radio station expired recently, has and we hope that the law school" and otbsr legal institu-! tions will be able to make, been appointed as visiting pro- many more such appointments fessor at the school, effective in i in the years to come Paper workers strike More drinking controls recommended in report YELLOW KNIFE, N.W.T. The report notes there i.s a strong concensus among north- selling alcoholic beverages ern residents that t greater onus (CP) Persons involved in should be made more respon- sible for the actions of those who become drunk while on their premises, a commissioned report says. should be placed on those who sell alcoholic beverages; they should be "liable to civil ac- tion" for problems created by those who over-imbibed on their premises. Settlement reached with postmasters IROQUOIS FALLS, Ont. fCP) About v.orkers, mem- bers of the United Paperwor- k e r s International Union went on strike at this division of Abitibi Paper Co. Ltd. at 7 a.m. today following a breakdown in contract negotia- tions Thursday night in Toronto. Machinists warn CP air VANCOUVER (CPl An In-ied would be sent, 'ernational Association of Ma- j The 1.353 machinists at CP s-liinists sDokesrnan have been on strike since OTTAWA increase isn't enough. sup- Thursday that CF Air is Ji'ly 25th. The union spokes- .pension increases v.ere ap-1 ported the bill, but roasted the] rag aircraft out of Canada for j man said a settlement was i proved fay the Commons Thurs- i government for its handling of special maintenance. j reached with CP Air but CP i day night, but not until the gov- the economy. I He accused the company of i Rail intervenai. 'ernment had taken a thorough McKinnon Sasquatch seen? The hairy appcrition with large fiat feet psrch- ed on top of the fine arts building at the Regina university campus Thurs- day was not a real Sas- quatch, but ti wire-rind- twine representation of the legendary animal, which is said to inhabit the Rockies. Lecturer and artist Joe Fa- fard, who directed students OTTAWA CP) After more than a year of bargaining, the Canadian Post- masters' Association has reached a tentative contract settlement with the govern- ment. The agreement was Postal Unions which signed a contract last winter. Until the announcement of a tentative settlement a strike by Such action is "necessary and warranted" in an area where alcohol is involved in 98 per cent of all reported child-beat- ing cases and 13 per cent of all deaths. recoil added. Prepared by Bill Wacko of Edmonton, the report was com- missioned earlier this year by j the deoartment of social devel- opment in Yellowknife. Its recommendations include: recreational facili- ties in licensed premises: of weaker beer; opeiation of liquor outlets by native people them- selves analysis devices for every bar. workers to communities for the physical release they seek, thereby causing less damage to the 8.0JO postmasters was a northern communities: r.lrnnr 1 nnri possibility. nounced Thursday in the com- mons by Postmaster-General Andre Ouellet. Mr. Ouellet said he hoped the new contract would be ratified by the postmasters who run about rural and small- j town post offices. Icohcl and drug co-or- Association president D A. i dinating council, an- jBlackie said the agreement was treatment facilities reached Thursday "morning and at Yellowknife and Frobisher union leaders would not want to Bay, N T The 70-page report says one of the problems is a myth which release its details until mem- bers were briefed Results'" of ratification voting I exists in the north-that heavy probably would not be known drinking is synonymous with until the end of the month be- cause of the scattered membsr- The agreement is the fourth j ship, he added. being a strong man. "A high degree of intoxication is usually accepted and is reached this year with union- ized post office employees. Largest group of postal workers are members of the Council of now ranges from a min-1 an expression of good friend- of for some part-1 ship and JMr. Wacko Pay imum ._ .._ ____ time workers to a maximum of said in his report. about annually. dismissal of secretai planning to send a plane from He said if the aircraft reach-, tongue-lashing over its anti-in- 4oria) said the requested freeze i in the project, soys the tn tho Wm'l.'l Air ec maphirnQft; ill i nffnrta i -.......jt _ r- Vancouver to the World Air Centre in Oakland, Calif., for nn overhaul. He said Minister of Trans- port Jean llarc'nand has assur- ed the machinists that only work scheduled to leave the countrv before the strike start- es California, machinists efforts. on crude oil prices as wen as j picket CP Rail operations _ in The increases give single pen- j miifc and wneat subsidies and Canada and Seattle union a basic 5105.30 a month higher social welfare payments are "hodge-podge" programs figure will remain to greet visitors. members will picket the CP j instead of S100. The guaranteed Air opera'tions there. income supplement, received by Company spokesman here about one million of 1.8 million were not vailable for com- (pensioners, brings the total i monthly cheque for a single ment. Heart tissue clipper hailed, person to SI70.14 5179.16, up from STANFORD, Calif. CAP'' A tiny clipper that can be threaded down a patient's jugu- lar vein to snip samples of heart tissue is being hailed as a major breakthrough in diagnos- Scnate approval of the higher could only be seen from elcc-1 rates, part of Prime Minister trocardiograms and x-rays, re- Trudsau's new inflation fight, and routine royal assent are ex- pecied later today. fy symptoms! Kation stamps order placed CLIVE, Alta. dents of this usjallv Resi- to work part time for the vil- Mr. Wacko said his study re- vealed some use of illicit drug? i such as marijuana, LSD and heroin in places such as Inuvik, N.W.T. Yellortknife. Frobisher Bay and Fort Simpson N.W.T. 1 But his report added: comparison to alcohol thesa problems were viewed as placid village, about 75 miles south of Edmonton, are in uproar that "treat cnlv the sy: and not the disease. Stanley Knowles, New Demo- crat House leader, reminded Welfare minister Marc Lalonde TORONTO (CP) Radio Sta- lage after the age of 65. And she also has a letter from her and to the observer ap- perreti to be of considerably less magnitude than similar that in March he had down- tion CFTR says the federal gov- searchers say. graded a suggestion of quar-1 ernment several weeks ago or- terly cost-of-living increases. dered the printing of millions of Dr. Norman Shumway. a The extra money should ghow heart transplant pioneer at up on October pension cheques. ing possible rejection of hsart j Stanford University Madical I Tne bill granting the in- transplants. i Centre, said Thursday that the creases ties old-age pensions to The instrument, called a biop- 1 bioptome has been "used sue- i the cost of living. In future, fonie. also has great potential j cessfully in making post-oper- 1 pensions will be adjusted to in detecting -v anous f oi-ms of alive checks on 10 transplant meet cost-of-living rises every hsart disease which previously I patients. Embargo placed on air freight o MONTREAL CCPi Air Can- ada announced Thursday an embargo on freight from Mon- treal International Airport to all points in Canada. The embargo, to last from 8 a.m. to midnight today, is on all freight goods, except emer- gency materials, new-born fowl and perishables under 200 i backlog, ths spokesman said. McTaggart ere tests continue three months instead of an- i nually. However, should the cost of living decline, monthly 1 payments to the elderly will not pounds cleared in advance, a be affected, spokesman for Air Canada said., rhe opposition parties, saying Two previous embargoes were instituted last month in an attempt to catch up with the ac- cumulation of goods caused by a strike by non-operating rail- way employees. The current embargo should clear up the Mr. Lalonde said he may have been naive at the time. When Mr Knowles criticned what he called the bill's diffi- cult language. Mr. Lalonde said he had written notes in the margin of the bill to help deci- pher some passages. Stung by criticism, Mr. La- londe attacked Conservative governments in Ontario and Al- berta because, he said, they contribute a smaller percentage of revenues to pensions than do some poorer provinces. ration stamps from a large To- ronto firm. The Toronto says the firm's employees were given the job of running off ma- terial on three-colored paper. Then the firm's supervisors were called in to add the print- ing. The station says what finally developed were Canadian ration stamps to be used in con- junction with possible in- troduction of wage and price controls. after the dismissal of Florence McLeod. village secretary. Mrs. McLsod, who served as secretary for 13 years, was dis- j missed on grounds which m- j eluded advanced age Mayor Elizabeth Somcrville, 83, refused to comment on rea- j sons for the dismissal. i The issue sparked a munici- i pal affairs department inquiry after petitions were circulated I radio station ilast month calling for resigns-' stating that her health j problems in the urban centres poses no problem. of the rest of Canada Weather and road report tions of the village council and j an investigation into village j business. Results of the inquiry are ex-' pected next week. Mrs. McLeod, 65, was asked for her resignation following a council meeting Aug. 9. When shs advised council two days later and again Aug. 13 that she would not resign, council ordered her fired. Reasons cited were poor ment of oil i spelling, poor handling of mail, her age, and her health. SLNR1SE SATURDAY SUNSET II L Pro Lethbndgc 89 fi2 Fincher Creek Z'A Medicine Hat sn Edmonton .79 50 Grande Prairie Eantf Calgary Victoria PenticLon Prince George Kamloops But those complaints are a Vancouver of Mrs. McLeod j said. She has a letter from the Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg VANCOUVER (CP) Tests r-n the injured right eye of resources urged by Dickie O J municipal affairs department i Toronto j stating it is permissible for her Ottawa The results of some initial 011 tests will be known within EDMONTON' (CP) Synthe- United States showing that in- companies doing research into I he said- but ifc wuld dC CrUd6 sh0uld be cf terest" metlwds cil reMV2ry bslieve i v eeks to complete, a doctor a much longer period to any federal government export i Referring to the need for re-. there won't be commercial pro- regulations at least until t h e i laxation of export controls until duction under new methods CIL uiiui laAaLiuu vn CALMJH, ctMJUiuia UUUL working r-n the case said determine the degree of dam- jate JPSOs. Bill Dickie, Alberta 1987, Mr. Dickie said leading __i_._ t O Tdursdav. EL RANCHO DINING ROOM Charcoal Broiled Steak and Lobster and Continental Specialities served daily DANCING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS Entertainment for your listening pleasure every Sunday! Country Club Music by "THE COUNTRY BLUES' MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS NOTE 'COUNTRY BLUES' GERRY BOESSENKOOL New Phone No- 329-3481 Vocalist Required Call Above Number mines and minerals minister said Thursday as he called for rapid petroleum resource development. Denouncing any suggestion Canada should hold reserves and restrict development, Mr. Dickie in the text of a speech prepared for the Alberta So- ciety of Petroleum Geologists 1 1 in C a 1 g a r y that "two goals 11JL appear in the interest of Alber- tans-full steam aheal and fair HIIJLCRES Hillcrest 3 1 1 couple dies i i value for our resources." Mr. Dickie said Alberta would continue to oppose the federal government's suggestion there was a need for control on expert of crude oil. In the event Ottawa porcceds man and daughter, Tracy I with permanent controls, it Diane, were apparently travei- I should grant exemptions from i export controls on any synthetic i crude oil from the Athabasca i oil sands produced before 1387. In his speech preceeding the province's expected Sspt. 17 an- nouncement about development of the oil sands, and whether syncrude will proceed with an million refinery on the sands, Mr. Dickie suggested: Expenditures of mil- lion a year for at least the until the early or mid 1980s. He said an open policy would i allow companies the opportunity j proper long-range planning. The minister predicted J h e price of crude oil by 1980 would be about a barrel, com- pared with today's high of and the price would be the 1 most important factor in oil sands development. Such prices will be the great- est stimulant to development, he said. One cf the "heaviest" ques- tions the Alberta government had to consider in the develop- ment cf the region was the de- gree and the method to which i the p r o v i n cial government Mr. and .Mrs. Fbyd A Free-1 should participate in research Iceland warns Britain REYKJAVIK (Reuterl Premier Olafur Johanneson of Moscow Montreal St. John's Halifax Charlottelown Fredericton Chicago York Mirmi Los Argeles Phoenix Rome Paris London j Berlin Amsterdam j A former Hillcrest couple and their five-year-old daughter were killed Sept. 1 in an auto- mobile accident in Algiers, Ai- ling in a cab when the accident occurred. Two other Freeman children, Teena Marie. 2, and Lome Floyd, 6, were also in the vehicle and were released trom hospital after being treated for minor injuries. No other details are available. Mr. Freeman, an employee of Pan Oceanic Drilling, of Cal- gary and his family had resided in Africa for about a year. Freeman was the form- next five years are required in er Diane Margaret Youngberg researching the process of re- covering oil from the sands; The Japanese be given an op- portunity and encouragement to participate in the oil sands de- velopment; Both provincial and federal governments ntey be required to invest thousands of dollars in research and development of the oil industry, with a possi- bility the best method of gov- ernment involvement requiring establishment of a crown cor- poration. Mr. Dickie was critical of the United States government for showing little interest in the oil sands. Both Japan and Russia have sent missions to Alberta, he said, "but. t cannot recall a covernmcnt mission from the of Hillcrest. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Winner named in Manitoba WINNIPEG (CP) Nearly 10 weeks after the June 28 Man- itoba election, a winner has fi- nally been declared in the Win- nipeg riding of Crescentwood. After casting the tie-breaking ballot, returning officer Bert Richards filed a writ of elec- tion showing Harvey Patterson of the NDP to be the winner over his Conservative opponent Lawrie Pollard. Iceland said today he will pro- pose to his cabinet the diplo- jmatic relations with Britain be broken off the naxt time a Royal Navy frigate rams an Icelandic vessel. He told reporters he will put the proposal to the cabinet nest Tuesday. Joha meson also said his government is considering radi- cal changes in Iceland's rela- tions with NATO because thn Stockholm Tokyo P.4 54 8.J .'I.! Kl 64 4') 84 62 73 4fi 8li fcO 61 56 78 54 7fi 53 KS 39 79 76 52 76 S3 59 43 65 C3 61. 63 76 55 84 65 72 81 63 107 7.-i 88 61 84 M 79 fH 63 61 63 55 57 46 64 50 77 68 .04 01 .07 I FORECAST: Lcthbridge, Medicine Hat regions Increasing cloudi- ness today. Showers this af- Icruoon and evening turning to intermittent light rain overnight. Brisk westerly i winds near the foothills. Iliglis 1 70 lo 75. Saturday: Cloudy with slmucrs. Clearing dur- ing zoning. Lows 45 to 3.1; highs 65 to 70. Calgary regions Today: few clouds with isolated show- ers or thundershowers. near 70. Saturday: A few clouds Lows near 45; highs near 70. Columbia. Kootenar region- Today Mostly cloudy. A few showers. Highs about 70. Sat- urday: Sunny. Lows tonight near 45. Highs in upper 70s. MONTANA East of Continental 57 1.041 Scattered thunderstorms west today spreading into east por- tion this evening. Showers or 751 thunderstorms continuing lo- i night and Saturday. Cooling trend. Highs today 80s cast 70s wesi Lous tonight 45 to 55. Highs Saturday 65 to 75. Viest of Continsntal Scattered thunderstorms today. Showers tonight and Saturday. Cooling trend. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Sat- urday 60s. and development, and mention- "U1S W1U ,.1NniU, i ed crown corporations in com- i" petition with the industry was ,to, defend Iceland against deenbed as "British one possible way. Mr. Dickie also listed the possibility of a joint venture be- tween industry7 and govern- ments: direct grants to indus- try-controlled projects and roy- alty and tax incentives to indus- try as other possibilities how- ever. He called for closer discus- j sions between the United States, Canadian and Alberta govern- ments regarding development, and hinted the Alberta govern- ment would be sending missions to Venezuela and the Middle East to determine possible in- terests of those countries in in- vesting in the Alberta oil sands. aggression." There have beep II collisions or ramming incident involving British and Icelandic vessels since the opening cf the cod war a year ago when Iceland unilaterally extended its fishing limits to 50 miles from 12. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS (Five Yards) Karcis, 64, former pro- fessional football player with Brooklyn, Pittsburgh and New York. DIVIDENDS There is still some Available at GENERAL FARM SOPF! COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-1141 PARTSMAN REQUIRED An Experienced GENERAL MOTORS PARTSMAN is required for a MAJOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA DEALERSHIP Top wages for a qualified person. Send complete resume to Box 45f Herald OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and Macleod is in progress, dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bor.ita 8 am to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours, Porthill Rykerts R a m to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Open June 1, Booseville 8 a.m. to midnight, ;