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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE September U.S. to end military aid to S. Korea WASHINGTON (Reuter) The Senate foreign relations committee has voted to end military aid to South Korea in two years and sharply curb aid to Chile because of their "repressive" governments, and to end the worldwide U S military aid program within three years In a report to the full Senate Friday, the committee said U S military aid had become addictive and often in- discriminate The committee's bill would let countries now receiving gifts of aid to obtain low interest loans to buy American military equipment But after Sept 30, 1977 any grants of military equipment must be specifical- ly authorized by Congress The United States should grant military aid to foreign nations not as a habit, but rather only in specific in stances where such assistance is clearly the report said Refund VICTORIA (CP) The es- tate of former prime minister Lester B Pearson is to receive a refund from the provincial government plus in accrued interest The refund was authorized by cabinet order-m-council released Friday A brief ex- planatory note said the had been paid in excess of the amount assessed Oil company sued Does Texaco care Woman claims not CALGARY (CP) Joan M Riley, wife of former Alberta supreme court justice H W Riley, is suing to halt Texaco Canada Ltd from using its advertising slogans "Wherever You Go Trust Texaco" and "We care Mrs Riley claims the slogans are emp- ty, meaningless and not lived up to in a lawsuit which came to trial in Alberta Supreme Court last week She is seeking in general damages and punitive damages in the action which claims she was defamed and her character and reputation irreparably damaged The statement of claim, first filed Jan 31, 1973, names Texaco, Nor-Don Collec tions Inc and Daniel Pattison, a Texaco employee in Toronto Mrs Riley claims a telegram she received that month revealed to public view certain facts about her credit with Texaco and was defamatory The telegram demanded the return of her credit card or payment of the overdue account which totalled 86 Mrs Riley testified she immediately called Texaco's head office in Toronto and talked to Mr Pattison, whose signature appeared on the telegram She told court that since that incident she and her husband have had annoyances involving other credit cards not experienc- ed before A department store where Mr Riley has had an account for 35 years sent a letter the next month demanding pay- ment of "immediately" or it would.be turned over to the collection agency "Before this we had dealt with all of these people for years and never had any Mrs Riley said Evidence in court later showed that Mr Riley had sent a cheque of 51 on Jan 18, three days after returning from a month's visit to Australia Texaco didn't receive it until Jan 25, a day after the telegram was sent Mrs Riley said a company that cared would have made a call to the service sta- tion where the Rileys did all their business to check on credit before risking damage to the business relationship between the two parties Texaco said it sent three form letters about the arrears but the Rileys testified they didn't receive them Court was told that purchases made by Mrs Riley are paid for by her husband and damage to Mrs Riley was damage to her husband The trial continues B.C. lowers car insurance rates VANCOUVER (CP) British Columbia motorists will pay to less for automobile insurance next year, Health Minister Dennis Cocke says Mr Cocke, vice-chairman of the board of the Insurance Corporation of B C said it has not yet been decided whether the reduction will come in the form of a grant or lower rates, or whether the cuts will be applied on a flat rate or percentage basis f PHOTO 419-5th Streets. Phone 328-6661 CLOSED MONDAYS ORB KARATE -KUNGFU ORR KARATE KUNG FU ORR KARATE KUNG FO ORR KARATE KUNG FU Introductory Courses CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH PROTECTION! DONT BE DEFENSELESS! REG. COST OF COURSE PER MONTH 2 LESSONS PER WEEK THIS SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY COURSE OFFER Reg. month now MONTHS FOR Boys' and Girls' Classes Sept. 16 thru Dec. 18 (8 years to 18 S35 for 3 MONTHS Register by September 14th WOMEN'S Basic Combative Courses and Advanced Combative Courses Sept. 16 thru Dec. 18 (18 yaara oW and ovar) Raglater by September 14 REGISTER NOW LIMITED ENROLLMENTS Orr for more confac? 258A 13th SI. N. Phone 328-1241 Studios ORR KARATE KUNG FU ORR KARATE KUNG FU ORR KARATE KUNG FU ORR KARATE KUNG Minister's row over rotten eggs 6was planned9 OTTAWA (CP) Federal cabinet members have rarely fought in public lately, but the current argument between Andre Ouellet and Eugene Whelan about egg prices has been carefully orchestrated It could signal a return to the days when cabinet ministers, with a secure parliamentary majority, engaged in open bickering Mr Ouellet is the young Quebec lawyer whose recent elevation to the consumer af- fairs portfolio followed an un- distinguished two years as postmaster general Mr Whelan is the canny Southwestern Ontario farmer who, as agriculture minister, hides a shrewd political mind behind a rumpled rustic ex- terior Mr Whelan literally ate his way across rural Ontario dur- ing the July election cam- paign movipg from one out- door barbeque to the next to deliver the crucial farm vote that helped restore Prime Minister Trudeau's Commons majority Mr Ouellet had to do little more than let his name stand to win re-election in the solid- ly Liberal Montreal riding of Papmeau Now the two are feuding Unlike the Progressive Con- servatives, who are said to feel that no party rally is com- plete without a little bloodlet- ting the Liberals usually like to keep their battles quiet but vicious FEUD DIFFERENT However the Whelan- Ouellet feud is different bentfittmg as it does from ad- vance planning and from Mr Trudeau's own personal blessing It erupted Wednesday when Mr Ouellet sided with Beryl Plumptre, chairman of the Food Prices Review Board, in her criticism of Mr Whelan over egg pricing and marketing policies Mr Ouellet agreed with Mrs Plumptre that the egg mai ketmg system was a mess and said he supported her proposals that consumer representatives be named to egg marketing agencies Mr Whelan responded by again declaring that Mrs Plumptre doesn't know what she s talking about and by dis- missing the appeal for non producer members on marketing boards Such bickering is a sign of vitality in government, Mr Trudeau told reporters I m very glad that Mr Ouellet is fighting for con sumers and Mr Whelan is fighting for he said It s their jobs Sources say the whole burst of vitality was planned at cabinet to give Mr Ouellet a chance to divert the pressure of consumer complaints over high egg prices and to allow Mr Whelan room to back off from his hard line defence of egg producers They say Mr Ouellet s pre- pared statement lamenting the Whelan attack on Mrs Plumptre was redrafted on the minister's orders at least once to toughen the language And they add that Mr Whe- lan. despite his public declara- tions of surprise at Mr Ouel- let s statement, knew about it well in advance CONDONES DISSENT The feeling is that, with his regained parliamentary ma- jority, Mr Trudeau will con- done if not encourage such public dissent among cabinet members on issues that have not been finally resolved into firm government policy During the 18 months that he clung to a precarious parliamentary minority, cabinet and caucus closed ranks behind the leader and raised hardly a murmer of internal dissent The foe was massed on the other side of the Commons chamber in menacing numbers Now some say there will be a return to the pre-1972 days when cabinet members were more bold about airing their doubts in public They recall the 1969 battle over Canada's role in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization It set Defence Minister Leo Cadieux against Postmaster-General Eric Keirans The two argued the merits of Canadian membership in NATO from meeting hall platforms Mr Keirans later fought with Labor Minister Bryce Mackasey over the fate of the 'Lapalme workers a group of Montreal mail dehverymen whose company was absorbed by the post office Mr Keirans eventually left the Trudeau cabinet when he carried his public protests against government economic policies beyond the limits set by the prime minister By contrast, it was felt that cabinet bickering during the Pearson and Diefenbaker days only served to weaken the leader's image CABINET SQUABBLED In 1966 former prime minister Lester Pearson's cabinet was beset by squabbl- ing over implementation of the then controversial medicare program The issue of whether to delay medicare for a year because of the cost was hotly argued in cabinet and then on the public plat- form during a Liberal party policy conference Finance Minister Mitchell Sharp won out in that divisive fight obtaining a one-year de- lay in the medicare program over protests from a cabinet group led by then health minister Allan MacEachen Historians say the latter day cabinet feuds are mild com- pared with the arguments that raged within the Conservative cabinet of Sir Mackenzie Bow ell in the 1890s The Bow ell government eventual- ly squabbled itself out of of- fiice in 1896 There is no danger of that happening in the Ouellet- egg dispute The smooth big-city lawyer and the earthy Ontario farmer will settle their feud as easily as they planned it sources sav The egg won't end up on am one s face one observer said It will just be on Whe- lan s tie CITY OF LETHBRIDGE BUS ROUTE EXTENSION Effective September 9 1974. improved bus service will be provided in the North East area presently serv- ed by the No 5 route Two buses will operate on this route as follows Present route along 23rd Street North to 14th Avenue, East on 14th Avenue to 28th Street, North on 28th Street to Park Meadows Boulevard. West on Park Meadows Boulevard to 16th Street North, South on 16th S'reet to 15th Avenue, West on 155h Avenue to 151h Street North South on 15th Street to 13th Avenue and 16th Street along present route Number 5 route will operate Jrom 6 00 a m till 10 00 p m daily Monday through Saturday. Number 5A route will operate from 700 am tall 540 pm daily excepting Thursday and Friday when service will be provided till 9 40 p m Buses Will leave the downtown every 20 minutes start- ing at 7 00 a m The buses will leave the Park Meadows Boulevard and 23rd Street every 20 minutes starting at 7 00 a m daily Fares are 15c cash Please deposit your own fare For further information contact the Trans't office at 327-2588 TV highlights MONDAY MOVIE WESTERN: Joe Kidd, 8 p.m., Ch. 9. Clint Eastwood stars as a laconic loner in the old West He is a trapper-guide caught up in a conflict between landowners and evicted Mexicans MOVIE DRAMA: Husbands, p.m., Ch. 11. John Cassavetes stars as one of three married men who react to a friend's death by taking off on a four-day binge Peter Falk and Ben Gazzara also star TUESDAY MOVIE: A Death of Innocence, 1 p.m., Ch. 7. Shelly Winters stars as an Idaho woman in New York for her daughter's murder trial TUP RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs art listtd by the Radio and viaion Stations. Any variation in prog sm schedule is due to last-minutt changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of Chinook Beverages Limited or The bridge Herald. CHEC 1090 Monday 6 00-9 00 Wayne Barry 6 50 Farm News 7 40 News Weather Sports 9 12 00 Wally Hlld 9 00 Checiine 12 00-3 00 Roy Rennick 12 30 News Weather Sports 1 00 Gram Prices and Call of the Land 3 00-7 00 Jack Neufeld 5 20 News Weather Sports 7 00-12 00 Paul Tessier_ 12 00-6 00 Mark Campbell News is 20 mm to the hour and 20 after Bob Hesketh 8 50 11 25 1 25 Monday 5 25 Sports 5 50 Local News 6 00 World at Six Tuesday 00 CBC News CJOC 1220 8 35 Phone Bill Show 12 00 Hour of Information 1 00 News and Gram Prices 5 00 News 5 25 Sports 5 40 Market Report 5 50 Local News CHEC-FM 100.9 Monday thru Friday 6 00 9 00 a m Don McMaster 900am 300pm Concie s Carousel 3 00-6 00 p m Don Mcf'aster if CBR Monday 6 30 As It Happens 8 03 Music Of Our People 8 30 Identities 10 00 News Weather Sport 10 10 From The Capitals 10 la Five Nights A Week 10 30 CBC Playhouse 11 03 Ideas 12 03 The Groove Yard Tuesday Warmup 6 iu Eve Opener 8 00 World at Eight 6 00 10 00 p m Del King 10 00-12 Midnight Concerts Overtures and Encores 12 00 Midnight Sign Off on Monday Tuesday thru Friday Del King 101U 8 10 Eve Openei 9 00 The BBC News in the Morning 9 13 This Country hi The Summer 10 59 Time Signal 12 03 Radio Noon 1 20 Radio Noon Second hour 1 55 Stock Market 2 03 Take Five 2 30 Off the Recorq 3 30 The Goon Show 4 00 Dave Barregar s Calgary 4 05 Home Run 6 00 World at Six 7 00 World at Seven THE LUCKY "UN" Pictured above left to right are Mr Stu Creighton Assistant General Manager of Chinook Beverages and Mrs Suzie Holland of 1701 St Edwards Blvd Suzie is being presented with an Jnglis dishwasher she won in the current 7-Up Win For Lite Contest There are still many more dishwashers to be won as well as the car (or life and income for life prizes Congratulations Suzie CJOC TV O CABLES CFCN TV (B CABLE 4 Mordav 5 00 a Hollywood Squares IB Password 5 30 B News 0 News O News 09 Let s Make a Deal 6 00 O News It 'Sour 0 Sesame Street O inning Streak U TO (B Definition B As the World Turns 0 Lei Make a Deal 12 00 B Oav; of OTr laics 0 Troth or Gwnseqwnces 0 NcwJvwnJ Game 0 Shot 32 30 0 0 Wowh Wood B 0 Partrwlpc II TO O Another WorJd 0 General 0 Mrnir Ocaln 0 Movie The House thai would riol the 1 30 O Vatrti Garni 0 One Life To Jjjie Tcrsiav Itorimu S <8 TbongW for Oav W 0 Umvmrtv on Wic Air fi IS 0 Otrr V) 0 Yoga 45 0 SaJtrte 1o Agrtoiltore 55 0 Farm 7 00 0 Canada A M O Show 0 Cajfl.aw 7 W 0 Prnordim U flfi O Tofav m Vwuma 0 2 30 0 Maine Thai Tone 0 Somerset 0 fviJfic rt Mitfrt O Mike 3 00 0 Jpojiardv 0 Oor 0 Another WwM S 30 0 WJwl the Good 0 Take 30 0 Girl m Mv Life 4 00 B Wild P HO (B Kwnpw 0 WiawJ Of Oz S 15 0 Farm Fads 0 0 He fcftows 4 30 0 Mnd Squad 0 0 Peanuts A Popcorn ;