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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, September 7, 1973 bid ruled out in Commons OTTAWA (CP) A Con- servative attempt to have Solic- itor-General Warren Allmand cited for contempt of Parlia- ment was rejected Thursday night by Speaker Lucien La- moureux. The Conservatives had al- leged that Mr. Allmand acted improperly in commenting to the press on the theft of files from the Indian affairs depart- ment while the matter was un- der investigation by a Commons committee. But Mr. Lamoureux said he could find no parliamentary rule that Mr. Allmand had breached with his remarks. The last time an MP was cited for contempt was 1925, the Speaker said, an indication that such a serious charge is not to be treated lightly. The charges were made by Erik Nielsen who asked that Mr. Allmand's re- marks concerning police ques- tioning of a Conservative MP be referred to a Commons privi- leges committee. Police staff 'completely goofed' OTTAWA (CP) Commons sergeant-at-arms Col. D. V. Currie told a Commons com- mittee Thursday night that his staff "completely goofed" in al- lowing three police officers to enter the Parliament Buildings last Friday to interview mem- bers of the staff of Flora Mac- Donald (PC Kingston and the The committee is in- vestigating whether Miss Mac- Donald's parliamentary privi- leges were violated by the un- authorized visit by police to question her and her staff about theft of confidential files from the Indian affairs department. All dealt with the controversial James Bay project. Col. Currie, right-hand man to Speaker Lucien Lamoureux. said a constable on the Com- mons security staff failed to fol- low rigid procedures in allowing two city policemen and one RCMP sergeant into the build- ing to visit the offices of Miss MacDonald. He told the committee that security police have written in- structions to get in touch with Speaker Lamoureux or his dsp- uty before police are allowed to visit the office of an MP. He read a report from F. J. Yates, head of the Commons se- curity staff, which said the RCMP sergeant entered the West Block of the Parliament buildings with two city police- men. The RCMP sergeant, accord- ing to the report, showed his badge to the security officer and asked directions to Miss MacDonald's office. Mr. Currie said an investiga- tion narrowed the identity of the Commons security officer to a Constable J. B. Dupuis. He added that Mr. Dupuis has de- nied any knowledge of the in- cident. Mr. Currie said that Deputy Chief T. Welch of the Ottawa police department apologized for the incident. The committee investigation continues next week with sev- eral questions left unanswered. One is who directed police to question Miss MacDonald, the chief Conservative spokesman on Indian affairs. Miss MacDonald 5s a critic of the James Bay project and has in past Commons speeches re- ferred to confidential docu- ments leaked either to the press or others. Fanners lack organization EDMONTON (CP) The federal government's announc- ed ceiling on the price of wheat used for domestic flour produc- tion is another example of the way farmers get kicked around because they lack an effective Canada-wide organization, says a National Farmers Union spokesman. Bill Dascavitch, Alberta re- gional cp-ordinator for the union, said in a prepared state- ment that the federal govern- ment did nothing to assure ag- ricultural producers their costs of production during the years QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture PHONE 378-T634 of surplus but is "quick to im- pose ceilings and embargoes during periods of short sup- ply." "The government action de- monstrates the need for farm- ers to organize in order to pro- tect themselves from this kind of discrimination." SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 2 327-3610 A 4 4 328-2702 -1 Prepare questions Nie'so (PC-Yukon) end Solicitor-General Warren .rrx? prspou to answer reporters questions Thursday. rii" Commons Mr. Nielsen had charged Mr. Hrr3re- coniempt of Parliament for remarks he aoe rsws media concerning police questioning v MP's staff. SENi n A supervisory position with a major trust company's office in Calgary involving financial accounting, personnel responsibilitiss and systems work. Required ieve! of qualification it some experience in office management arid tlie equivalent to completion of a minimum' of 3 years in the C.G.A. or R.I.A. course Re- quired level of experience would indicate that the appli- cant should be at least 30 years of age. Please send resume in confidence to Box 42, Lethbridge Herald Career Opportunity RECEPTSONIST-CIERK-TYPIST We ore a growing International company opening new offices in Lethbridge. We offer a career minded person an excellent oppor- tunity to work in a modern air conditioned office as a Receptionist, clerk-typist. Salary commensurate with experi- ence and ability. Apply in writing, with a complete resume of your quali- fications and experience, to: Keith Consulting Engineers Ste. "G" 433 Holiday Village Mayor Magrath Drive Lethbridge Lethbridge Community College Invites applications for the following position WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACH DUTiES: To coach women's basketball team which repre- sents the College in the Alberta College Athletic Con- ference. Duties to commence November 1st, 1973 until March 31st, 1974. QUALIFICATIONS: Good knowledge of basketball skills. Coaching experience preferred. APPLICATION DEADLINE September 13th, 1973. Interested persons should apply for the standard application for employment form to DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 327-2141 Ext. 216 THINK X-COUNTRYH CROSS COUNTRY SKI DIRECTOR REQUIRED A ski and sporting goods retailer interested In spearheading cross-country program Is looking for director. Do you have the teaching and competitive experience required to lead a pilot program in a pro- gressive ParticipAction Community? Experience in ski nstruction plus sporting goods retal experience desir- able salary and benefts negotiable. Send details to SKI HAUS 1563 Cumberland Square SASKATOON No guarantee bread prices won't rise OTTAWA (CP) Despite earlier assurances that the price of bread will not rise again for at least another six months. Otto Lang, minister re- sponsible for the Canadian wheat board, said Thursday he could not promise there will not be another increase before then. Replying to a flood of Con- servative and New Democrat questions in the Commons, Mr. Lang said he does not have "an iron-clad agreement" from bak- eries that there will not be a further increase in the price of bread, which rose by about six cents a loaf last week. John Diefenbaker (PC- Prince Albert) had asked on what Mr. Lang had based his statements earlier this week that a price hike is unlikely for between six months and a year. The minister replied that he had a series of talks with mil- lers and bakers before and after increased wheat subsidies were announced Tuesday. He said he had been assured that if wheat costs do not rise, the price of bread won't either. Mr. Diefenbaker said the six- cent hike was a clear indication of how fatuous was a statement by Prime Minister Trudeau in July that bread prices would go up by no more than 1-10 of one per cent. Mr. Lang said about half the latest increase was due to world wheat price fluctuations. The balance of the increase was at- tributed to such things as higher labor costs "and, to some extent, prospective" in- creased costs. Satellite city plan submitted CALGARY (CP) Plans for development of a satellite city with a projected population of people have been sub- mitted to the Alberta depart- ment of municipal affairs. Mike Melton, spokesman for Melton Real Estate Ltd., which handled the purchase of acres 12 miles south of Calgary, made the announcement yes- terday. The proposed development is located at the junction of the Sheep and Highwood riv- ers. Funding for the plan under the federal landbank scheme was rejected in May by the Al- berta Housing Corporation. Mr. Melton said Premier Lougheed has supported the concept of satellite towns as opposed to unrestricted growth of Edmonton and Calgary. "It is hoped this development will set a pattern in Alberta to handle expanding urban growth." Man electrocuted near Brooks BROOKS (CP) John Earl Rempell, 24, of Brooks was electrocuted Thursday when he drilled into a water main with an electric drill. He was working in an exca- vation 2.5 miles east of the town which is 100 miles east, of Calgary. An inquest has been ordered. You get more with a Sears We service what we sell, coast-to-coast. Each Kenmore washer and dryer is covered by dependable labour and parts warranties plus Simpsons-Sears exclusive 'Satis- faction or money refunded' guarantee. Charge your Kenmore on your all-purpose account. For a brighter, cleaner wash rely on the he dependability of these twi 2-apeed, 7-program automatic washer One dial automatically selects correct time, speed and temperature for every kind of fabric. 7 auto, programs: a pre-wash, 2 normal and 2 perm-press 1 delicate and 1 spin only for sheers. Optional 2nd rinse. Variable water level control. Rinse agent dispenser. Roto- swirl agitator. Self-clean filter. Lid safety switch. 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