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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta B THE IETHBRIDGI HFHA'.B Tutidoy, September 14, 1971--------- Concedes ooine of trips wci-o personal Trudeau air milage log since election in 1968 tops mark Hy DAVE MclXTOSII OTTAWA Prune Min- ister Triirleaii lias legged 191.090 miles on government planes since the June, general cl- eclioii. And (he prime minister con- cedes in a Commons return Hint some of these Irips on govern- ment planes were The return has been filed for Robert Coafes, Conservative MP for Cumbcrland-Colcho.sliT! N'orth, who keeps close lalis on Mr. Trudeau's travels. The prime minisler travelled the equivalent of nearly cigh1 times around Ihe world in Ihrce department planes. Mr. Coates asked the particu- VANCOUVER (CP) Allega- tions of threats against n o n- Communist members of Van- couver's Chinese population are bcine; investigated by IMP liar- old Winch The New Democratic MP for Vancouver Easl has sen! let- ters this week lo organizations. I new spapers and community leaders asking tor doctimenta- j lion of such threats. Lam Fong, president of Ihe Chinese Benevolent Association here, first complained that m e m h c r s of the community New government starts business of only sonic trips in the last year. Mr. Trucleiiu listed a trip to Nassau last November ?.r; "'personal." Also listed as "per-.ional" was n trip to Vancouver last March. Thai was when Mr. Trucleaii married Margaret Sinclair or as "personal and government" was another [rip lo Nassau in April. It also look in Port of Spain. Though Mr. asked for Hie names of all those accompanying the prime minister on the trips, Mr. Trudeau declined to list all names on the "personal" trips. There were "Uirec gucsis" to Nassau last November, lo Vancouver last March and "one finest" to Nassau in April. On the strictly government trips, names of all Iliose aboard were given. Mrs. Trudeau was listed as a passenger reluming from Vancouver March 8 and as a passenger on the Nassau trip in April. It took Ihe government 11 months to reply to another by Mr. C'catcs concerning travel expenses of all cabinet ministers in J9C9-70. Some ministers said their expenses included use of government aircraft. Others said they ditl not, but no separate accounting was given for use of these planse. Transport Minister Don Jamieson said he took 75 trips on transport department planes in the year. This cost was in his travel expenses of State Secretary Gerard Pelle-tier said he used government planes 21 times. Their use was not included in his Iravl expenses of Only three other ministers replied to the question about use cf government Environment Minister Jack Davis, seven defence minister Leo Cadieux, seven, comunications minister Eric Kirans, three. Cabinet ministers' travel expenses for 1969-70 had been published earlier in the public accounts and been reported. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp had the biggest expenses at Labor Minister ryce Mackasey was second at Mr. Trudeau lii'led expenses of eiied? were being threatened if they die) not show support for Peking. He sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau a month ago and when no reply was received, sent a copy lo Mr. Winch. But of members of the Lovers live here i 1 -.1 i 1 fn the enehantino Gulf Islands of B.C. EDMONTON (CP) Mem-j ready to he said, hers of Alberta's First Progres- j Highways and Transport Min- sivc Conservative cab i n c t, ister Clarence Copitliornc said! nuinisl Chinese newspapers day. only Mr. Kong himself I L'oinpUiined of harassment, of i nun-Coniimmisl-S. Ken Wu, er of Llic independent daily The i Chinese Voice, which printed I he Winch letter Friday, and K. 0. Gunn, owner of the Chinese Times, said they had not re- ceived any threats. The association had com- plained of anonymous telephone and threats to anli-Com- ui Friday, are getting j he will try lo improve I ho de- down lo the business of setting j partment's tolal dollar alloca- departmcnial priorities. i lion record. Bill YiirUo. cnvironmen I a minister, said Monday his first j the Progressive Conservatives ilcm of business is to send a lelegram lo President Nixon protesting the proposed nuclear blast in i he Aleutian Islands. During the election campaign sairl million provided for .Mr. Viirko said lie hopes to br able to porsuadr Hie presi- flrnl not lo comhitl. Ilio "I also c.xpccl IP miliaic, ho- roads by Ihe legislature over I lie past two years was not spent. Tlorsl Sum id said lie his youth, culture and tion department "will be a ml- ajyst (o youth in the province." I be suj> "Having looked at pori. tlin previous government gave culture. I believe that we today do have to look more at ethnic cultures." Helen Hunlcy, minister with- 1 out portfolio, said she is going Thursday and was told by Mr. lo be ruthless in her job of j Trudeau' that an investigation weeding oul unnecessary pro- j of the charges had been grams and cutting pet projects, i launched. here and in Toronto. It also said that hvo Chinese language publications here and in Toron- to issued warnings to ''all rem- nant nationalist elements" and that hints ucre marie of pos- sible consequences lo "Ihe folks ai honu1" in Hie event of refus- als lo follow direcl.hcs from Peking Mr. a strong sup- porter nf Chiang Kai'Sbek's na- tionalist eminent of Taiwan and is chairman of the newspa- per I he RcpubJ ic, which receives a subsidy from Tai- wan. Mr. Winch brought the issue up in the House of Commons I no ninny weeks, an odor ,snnry in (.lie I wo larpcr cities in Alhcvta." Mr. Yurko said. Hn also plans a commercial cy in Calgary and "'When 1 was out campaign- ing, the noise on some streets from heavy traffic was unbear- able." Mr. YurJio said his Social Credit predecessor, -James Hen- derson, had not organized a I TVT 111 I proper policing force for the ailOlltU TOlC environment department, and said this would be one of bis organizational priorities. Affairs Minis I e r Dave Russell said redistribu- tion of taxes is the highest priority in liis department. "It i? a luLjli priority issue and he legislated as .soon as possible, either at the first session nj- as .soon as we can." Bill Dickie, mines and min- erals minisler. said he has lo leave soon for a conference of ministers in the cast and a Eur- opean Lour. Provincial Treasurer Gordon MinieK said his first. rluU is lo appoint a deputy provincial treasurer from within or out- side the department. Neil Crawford, minister o[ health and social development, confessed he was surprised by his appointment because of his limited knowledge of the port- folio. "But I'm willing and seen lor Prince Rupert OTTAWA (CP) Transport, ranged lo h.ivo. hunting of Minister Don Jamiesnn said in driftwood stopped because the Commons here thai ncgo-1 ]t was m annoyance lo certain tiations arc under uuy will, British Columbia lo declare Princi- Rupert. U.C.. a national harbor. The rnini.slor told Frank Ifou- arrl l XDP-.Skcona) "llial this will be one of the mailers" he vill be discussing during his visit this weekend lo Ihe Wesl Coasl. Grace JIacInnis asked what Ihe National Harbors Board is doing "to fulfil its obligation lo keep the Vancouver port clear of drulwood and refuse." Mr. Janiioson said he would look into the matter while in Vancouver. Mr. Jamieson .said he ''ar- The problcn: is now that quite honestly we do not know whal lo rlo wilh il. We arc up to our hips in driftwood." Agru posed UCSl WINNIPEG (CP) Manitoba Agriculture Minister Samuel Us- kiw says the federal govern- ment may soon be faced with a united front of prairie agricul- ture minislers rejecting federal farm policies. Mr. L'pfciw said he found many points of agreement in a day-long meeting with Saskatch- ewan agriculture minister Jack Mcsscr and added that he ex- pected the Alberta government would have no love for federal agriculture policies cither. "F wonder what Ottawa will say when they're faced with three prairie provinces all op- posed lo ihe federal farm, in- come stabilization Mr. Uskiw said the federal government's inaction has plac- ed the burden of reaching a reasonable solution lo agi icul- nre problems on the shoulders of the provincial agriculture de- partments, A meeting of the four western deputy ministers of agriculture to devise suitable alternatives to federal programs or propose new ones is expected to he held in Winnipeg Sept. 15 and 1G. BESMART-BUYNOW! Honda is having the bionnslyear in history. Erich mndol in tho line is hoi! Never boloin havo thore been such bargains n pncrs finrl in qunlity, II was impossible to meel ihe demand. I ookinr; aho.icl. il sof-ms inevitable prices qo up. Wo hopr: hy no; voiy much. Bui il cnufd bf! substantial. This prumiM! you- Riqht now your dealer is offering Ihe best dcnls over on ihe best Hondas ever. Tnlk to him, lest drive a Honda lodayl You'll never buy totter! Disiiibulcd by: Clan-, I.imphn-, Hnnda. 1506 W. 3rd Avc., Vancouver Coii] arid by Ihcdc dealers: LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2nd Avc. S. Phone 327-8889 OPEN FRIDAYS TO 9 P.M. Accident t'nlal (iriLER. S.C. (APi Hiitai M c 1 1 o n, lil, former major Icayno ha.sobaH pitcher wilh Philadelphia Phillies and lirixiklyn DndtjcTS in Uic IMOs, uas one I href persons killed in n two-ear automobile acci- dcnt Salmday nifihl. Melton's wife, Hazel, and !lobcrlson, r.f Inrs, also wore killed when cars driven by Mellon and Hob- crl.son collided. Mellon pitched in Ihe National [jcaguc for six years, winning .10 names and losing SO. Me was wilh Ihe Phillies in 1MI-12, then moved lo (be Dodders for four on MAYNE ISLAND, is the finest of all recreational and retirement settings and it's only minutes awoy from Vancouver. On beautiful Mayne Island is situated the famed 5URFSIOE PARK ESTATE, the loveliest development to be found anywhere in this incomparable recreational with more to offer in full services, features and amenities than any other development anywhere the Here, in delightfully sheltered waters with the restless beauty of sand and surf nearby live the Sea Lovers future neighbors. Imagine yourself in this glorio setting, enjoying everything island life has to offer balmy climate, seclusion and leisurely life Snrfsidc Park ESTATES MAYNE ISLAND Have a limited quantify of ths finest leisure lots available. Ws hove planned to bring you paved roods, fresh waler and ALL Ihe amen i lies fcr perfccl leisure living. You can enjoy beautiful beaches, clams, oysters, sal- mon fishing, sheltered har- bours for sailing peace and iranquility. BY THE SEA THE HAWAII OF CANADA CAN BE YOURS FOR ONLY At Little As DOWN AND PER MONTH FINAL OCEAN VIEW LOTS NOW AVAILABLE Due to the tremendous response Gulf Island property has received in this area our Calgary Representative Mr. Terry Mac-Donald will make available for one week only our complete free film showing WITHOUT OBLIGATION CALL IN and enjoy a cup of coffee, and see hundred of Alberla families ore invesl- ing in ihe incomparabe Gulf Islands of SEA-ING IS BELIEVING We liave planned for your maximum retirement and vacation other area offers so want you to SEE FOR YOURSELF. FLY FREE in just one day you can fly direct to Mayne Island enjoy a complete lour of Surfside Park Estates at our expense and be home in the evening. THE SOUNDEST INVESTMENT YOU CAN MAKE TODAY EASILY SOLD AT EVER INCREASING PROFITS! FILM SHOWINGS TO P.M. livpry evening ol the MARQUIS HOTEL lues- day, September l-tlii lo Sunday, September 19th CALL NOW Mr. Terry MacDonald For complete details on this sensational offer MARQUIS HOTEL Phone 327-3191 Surfside Mellon was merlon, N.C. a naltvc of Cra- A Recreational Development of Magic Lake Estates Ltd. SURFSIDE PARK Permanent Office 1000 Greyhound Bldg., Cm. 7tli Ave. and 1st S. W. Calgary, Alberta ;