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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Thursday, Ssplcmbur 14, 1972 Economy management 6world's best'-Trucleau By THE CANADIAN TRKSS The leaders of Canada's four turbulence than that of any other country in the world." main political parties 'went in] In Sydney, N.S.. Conservative four directions Wednesday, dis cussing four different issues in Leader Robert Stanfield chal- lenged federal measures in re- four different regions. I economic development Prime Minister Trudeau told j ineffective. a London, Ont., rally "the Ca- New Democrat Leader David nadian economy has been man- Lewis unveiled his party's agri- aged boiler in the past five! culture platform in Saskatoon, years oi international economic I Two main planks are guarun- TO ESCORT PRISONERS Delegation deparls New Kennedy Airport Wednesday night for Hanoi from which It plans to escort three American prisoners of war back to the U.S. From left ore Mrs. Gerald Garlley, mother of one of the prisoners, Navy Lt. (J. G.) Markham Gartley; Olga Charles, wife of another prisoner, Navy It. (J. G.) Norrii Charles; Cora Weiss, Richard Falk of Princeton University (partly the Rev. William Slocn Coffin Jr., Yale University chaplain, and David Dellinger. (AP Wirephoto) Polar bear management research to be suggested BANFF, Alto. (CP) Long-, term research In management of polar bears is the aim of representatives from five na- tions atlending an inlemalional conservation convention this week. Charles Jonkel of the Cana- dian wildlife service in Ottawa said Wednesday the group would submit suggestions to the triennial convention of the In- ternational Union for the Con- servation of Nature and Natu- ral Resources. Teachers group seeks change in Labor Act EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta T e a c h e r s' Association wants the government's power lo end a teachers' strike re- moved from the provincial La- bor Act. "We find It difficult to accepl the thesis that the closure oi schools fo r a short period ol time results in cither extreme privation or human the associatior says in a brief to the labor department, which is seeking briefs suggesting amendments to the act. The government, by declar Ing a state of emergency, can make both strikes and lockouts illegal and force disputing parties back lo the negotiatin] table. "It is quite conceivable lha a strike situation may we] serve lo provide long term ben efits for says thi five-page brief. POLARIZED LENSES POLARIZED LENSES com- eliminate annoying glare from ways L and beaches-, .And new you cao havg in your own pre- scription! Dnva more safe- ly. See more clearly. Fram- ed in our 7ingy new plat- ters, squares, ovals or Order them Phone 327-5949 or 327-3609 run If approved, the union would ely forward the suggestions the governments of Canada, e Soviet Union, the United ates, Norway and Denmark, of which have polar bears in eir territorial jurisdictions. "The suggestions just seek jreements in terms of man- ement and research among e five said Mr. Jon- 1. "VVe hope to get that part rmalized and eventually we lo add more things. "Ultimately, we would hope her nations that have rights the high seas, but don't nec- sarily have territorial areas at have polar bears, also will pprove. In an information paper Mr. onkel put out two years ago bile attending university of ritish Columbia, he said: "Mere protection of the spe- es from hunters is no solution their preservation. "The bears must be managed teed prices for agricultural products and naliona liza lion of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Social Credit Leader Real Caouette, who flies lo Calgary for a party convention Fri- day, remained in his home Que- bec riding of Temiscamlngue. Today, Prime Minister Trudeau is back In Oltawa while Mr. Stanfield visits Ke- noia and Thunder Bay, Ont., and Mr. Lewis Is in Toronto. WON'T BE RADICAL The prime minister told the London rally the government is striving to correct inequality throughout society by such means as tax reform but will not risk radical, untested ideas which "will Ihreaten the con- fidence of the domeslic and in- lematlonal business commu- nities." The key lo all economic anri social reforms was a round and prosperous economy. Mr. Tnideau also said the governmeul will not tolerale abuses of Ihe unemployment in- surance plan, which he called the best anywhere. Those who tried to get unemployment in- surance benefits fraudulently would be sougtit out and stopped. That brought the greatest ap- plause from the near-capacity audience in the grandstand, more than when he declared: "Canadians are earning more, spending more and sav- ing more lhan at any previous time in our history." CALLS FOR REVIEW Mr. Stanfield, during a busy day of coffee parties and tele- vision interviews In Yarmouth and Sydney, called for a review of the government program of aid to depressed areas. He charged that Ihe vast areas eligible for such most half the down the amounts available and made Ihem ineffective In helping such areas of tradi- Uonal disparily as Sydney. He also said government fi- nancial and Iransportation pol- icies lhat slow down the econ- omy and maintain high freight rates in depressed areas work against the regional economic development grants. Mr. Lews, announcing the Policemen hurt in protest riot IONO TIME BETWEEN CUTS Rojinder Mehdirara rolls his eyes upward as hair stylist Tony Ciddio grabs a handful of hai r. Mr. Mehdirata had been turned down for a job because of his long hair so he went I n to have it first haircut in 30 years. Mr. Ciddio said the hair was more than a foot long. (CP Wirephoto) Small merchants beer, wine sale proposal not favorable TORONTO (CP) Seven To- ronto policemen needed hospi- tal treatment and 16 persons were charged Wednesday night after about 80 demonstrators charged a downtown meeting hall, wiicre a white supremacy group was about to hold a meeting protesting non-wlu'te immigration into Canada. Fifteen men and one w o m a Anne IIoll- ngshead, 19, of Hamilton were charged with offences in- cluding assaulting police, pos- session of dangerous weapons and causing a disturbance. Several policemen were hit with wooden staves used to carry placards, and one needed 10 stitches to close a head cut. Two members of the Western Guard, the group holding the meeting, received minor scratches when about 80 police materialized as pickets bearing red flags and placards closed In on the door of the auditorium Just before the meeting was due to start. Those arrested Included Jo- vaune Richard Rhodes, 26, and Ian both of Ham- ilton, and David Orton, 38, of Montreal. The Western Guard is a suc- cessor to the Edmund Burke Society, a right-wing, anti-Com- munist group that has been in- volved in several violent in cldents in Toronto in the las five years. During the 10-minute melee outside, demonstrators and po- lice fought hand to hand at thi doorway to the downtown hal and surged hack into the strec and into traffic-filled College Street with police and demon strators rolling on the pave- ment. Within 15 to 20 minutes of the first police call for help, th block fronting the hall wa sealed off by more than 100 po licemen who arrived on mo- torcycles, horses and in squad cars and paddy wagons. After the arrests, there was further troublo and th Veslcrn Guard meeting was onducted with about 25 attend- ig. Joe Baxter, owner of a store icross the street, said: "The ight really started fast. 1 idn't see who struck first, hut he police were right in the middle and a bunch of guys vlth red flags were really giv- ng it to them. They were sure littlng the police with those sticks. I saw quite a few police- nen get hurt." Inside the hall, about 25 men of varying ages, many In mill- ary type shirts and carrying canes and walking sticks, min- gled in front of a Canadian flag anked by two Western Guard >anners of while, green and jlack. Chairman Donald Andrews, 30, a municipal health In- spector, said: "I don't know any Canada of an Indian heri- _e, nor African heritage, I only know a Canada of a west ern European heritage." "Some of you wags might think I'm a racist. I'm a white man and I like whiles first." He called federal anti-hale legislation an "anti-freedom bill" and warned the audience that they may be over-run by non-whites. "In five years you'll find yourselves a stranger In this land." three eously: to things control simulta- ears in certain areas; to pro- food, clothing and income or the Eskimos and Indians, nd to save the bears from ex- nction. No solution to the roblem will be simple." The situation hasn't changed, e said in an interview Wednes- ay. Mr. Jonkel, who researched lack bears while attending JBC, said there is a sub-popu- alion of polar bears on the -abrador coast lhat is either isappearing or possibly has Esappeared. He personally does not con- ider polar bears as an endan- gered species. T would refer to certain sub- j Deputations as endangered and' >ther sub-populations as being n good shape and certainly ca- >able of being hunted as a ben- efit to the species." He said research shows that 'anada has the largest number of polar bears, probably well over half of the world popu- ation, which is estimated at 20.0CQ. The 41-ycar-olti Chicago na- ive said people feel slrongly about polar bears. ''I think people feel very strong about bears as well as other large predalors per- haps it might be relaled lo our own evolution in competition with Ihese animals." five main points of his parly's agriculture platform, said "the net farm income growth plan is a comprehensive policy to pre- serve family farms and rural communities." DETAILS POINTS The five points of the NDP plan arc: farm Incomes through guaranteed minimum prices on all commodities. farm costs through tax reforms. machinery costs. for provincial land programs. -Low-cost credit lo encour- age farming. The New Democrats would also slop the abandonment of rait lines serving small commu- nilies and nationalize the CPH, he said. Mr. Lewis said the minimum commodity prices would be based on Ihe farmer's cosls of producfion lo overcome the problems of farmers being at the mercy of a market place over wluch they have virtually no control. A prices review board would require farm ma- chinery manufacturers to ius- tify all price increases. EDMONTON (CP) A pro- posal lo allow sale of beer and wine in small family grocery stores was greeled with less than enthusiasm Wednesday by the- Alberta Liquor Legislation committee. Ttie suggestion was submitted by representatives of. the retail food merchants on the final day of public hearings here. The committee is reviewing the Li- quor Act and is accepting sug- gested changes. Beer and wine sales would help small gpoce.'s fight over- whelming competition of large supermarkets, said the mer-' chants. They also said It would end discrimination they encounter because supermarkets often are located next to an Alberta Li- quor Control Board outlet. "The primary purpose In wanting the sale of beer and wine, is to bring more people Into the a spokesman said. The submission asked that only the small family-owned grocers be allowed to sell the liquor. Ron Ghitter, Progressive Con- Former Socrecl cabinet ministers get reward VICTORIA (CP) Some cabinet ministers' defeated in the Aug. 30 British Columbia election will reap their reward for lengthy service in the form of healthy pensions. Seize tickets (CP) Police lottery tickets MONTREAL seized Wednesday for games Sept. 22 and 2-1 in the Canada-Russia hockey scries. The tickets wore sold for 50 certs each. Tickets marked with the cor- rect lime of Ihe first and lasl goals of each game carried prizes ranging from to Two women arrested in connection wilh Ihe seizure. Paper firm workers go on strike CALGARY (CP) Employ- ees at Domtar Packaging Ltd. went on slrike Wednesday af- ternoon in an allempt to gain wage parity with workers doing similar jobs at a nearby Mac- Millan Bloedel Packaging Ltd. plant. The 102 members of Local 170, U n ited Paper-workers Union, voted Monday to take the action unless the wage dis- parity, averaging more than 40 cents an hour in some catego- ries, was eliminated. The union said the company also discriminates against women by giving them lower wages and fewer fringe and in- surance benefits. A concilialion board this sum- mer recommended an eight- per-cent increase at Domtar lhat wmild give the lowest paid men an hour and the women At MacMillan Blocdcl, the lowest paying job for men will be an hour and for women 53.14, after raises late this year. Negotiations were continuing and a union spokesman said "limited progress" was made towards a selllemeDt. Netherlands prince to get award BANFF, ALTA. (CP) Prince Bernhard of Ihe Nelher- lands, a crusader for conserva- tion of nature arrived Wednes- day afternoon to attend the convention of the Internalional Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The president of the lUCN's sister organization the Work! Wildlife Fund was expected to take a tour of Banff nation a park during his visit. Prince Bernhard today was lo presenl conservalion medals and receive one hir.iself at the 12th technical session of the lUCN's triennial convention. His itinerary was unknown but a spokesman for the wild- life fund said the Prince wouk leave Banff Friday morning. Life memberships for broadcasters CALGARY (CP) The ser vice of two veteran broadcast ers was recognized by th Western Association of Broad casters wilh the award o! hots orary life memberships. Honored were Vern DalUn. retiring manager of CFQC Sas- katoon, and Bert Cairns, form er manager of CFAC and CFAC TV Calgary. Both now have re tired. Mr. Cairns is a past pres ident of Iho WAB. The life memberships wer announced at the windup ban- quet of the WAB's annual meeting. It is the association of owners and managers of private radio and TV stations on the prairies. The biggest pensions will go o those ministers who have ield cabinet posts in the Social Credit regime since it came to lower in 1852. If Premier W. A. C. Bennelt hooses to retire as an MLA fter running over the govern- ment lo the New Democratic "arty, he will receive a pension if a year. Mr. Bennett, who is 72, has cd the Social Credit govern- ment since 1952. Rehabilitation Minister Phi: aglardi, 59; Provincial Seere- ary Wesley Black, 61 and tecrealion Minister Ken Kier lan, 56, bave also held cabinel posts since the governmenl came to power. They will each collect about a month for the rest of their lives. Mr. Kiernan was not defeated n the election but chose not li run. A similar amount will bi jaid lo Resources Ministei Ray Williston, 58, who was de 'eated in Prince George. He was elected a member of tb legislalure in 1953 and appoint ed a cabinet minister Ihe fol lowing year. Given support SANTIAGO (Router) Clii can political parties of ever} stripe rallied today to suppor President Salvador Ailende his legal battle with a Unitec Stales copper company. The president of Kenneco Copper Corp., Frank Milliken said in New York last wee tot the firm will try to g< ri gilts over copper exportei from e Chilean mine It used 1 own. Chile's copper of its staple nt tionalized last year under constitutional reform voted b all parties in the opposition dominated Congress. Kenjiecolt was awarded mor lhan million in com pensalion for its nationalize assets but deductions for a leged excess profits left it ing Chile more. 450 aircraft shot down HONG KONG (Renter) More lhan 450 United States planes have been shot down over North Vietnam since April and hundreds of U.S. pilots have been killed or captured, Hanoi's official Nhan Dan newspaper claims. Another U.S. planes have been destroyed by guer- rillas in South Vietnam, tho daily says. irvative member for Calgary uffalo and chairman of the ommillee, said Ihe merchants ere asking the government to .scriminate against the larger .ores "who also hire a great umber of people. OT ANSWER "Is not Ihe real answer to the mall store owner's dilemma of organization and ef- He asked the merchants if ley believed the government "loald protect an elemenl of so- le ty which was unable lo com- etc. "Either ihat or let them aid one man. "There comes a cint when a completely free nterpdse is no longer free en- erprlse." Small merchants could not ompete with the large adver- sing and capital budgets of he larger stores. Mr. Ghitter told the mer- hants they had show'n a unity appearing before his com- nittee. "Why can't you get this same und of unity and provide lower trices and stiffer competition vilhout coming to government or help? And, you also are ask- ng us to lake a dangerous com- modity and place it on the same shelf as bread and milk." A merchants' spokesman said ]e did not agree beer and wine were dangerous commodities, especially wine. "It Is tho favorite drink of the GENERAL PRESENTSITHE Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET 71 74 Lcthhiidgc Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff......... C2 Calgary .........70 Victoria..........69 Penticton........ 76 Prince George 75 Kamloops........00 Vancouver....... 68 Saskatoon...... 62 Hegina ..........66 II L Prc 70 50 62 52 74 45 42 56 Winnipeg Toronto........ Oltawa Montreal St. John's...... Halifax........ C harlot tetown Fredericton Chicago New York wino. It has a 20 per cent al- cohol said Mr. Ghit- T. He also said he was bother- ed by the merchants' definition of a family store. The present definition, he said could not prevent several shareholders in forming a large chain. The merchants agreed to re- define a family store with fcw- wer loopholes and present it al laler date to Ihe commitlee. Other members brought up the problems of security, ware- housing and'mark-up prices the merchants would require. Canadian Nalional Railway asked to be able to give liquor service on on Edmonton-Jasper ski train. Liquor service was essential to make the weekend ski excur- sion economical, said a CNR brief. It also requested ammend- mcnts allowing serving of li- liquor to passengers in section space or at Iheir scats in coaches. Regulations which ap- ply on aircraft would sen's as a rrileria. The commltlee, which movi lo public hearings in Calgary loday, also heard a submission from Ihe European Merchan- dise Import Co. which asked lhat his company be allowed lo use Canadian brewery crests on its beer steins. A group of women, members of Ihe Women's Cliristian TfmfXTAnre Union, said all briefs requested more oullels and less restrictions, "and all lor Iheir own gain." Miami......... 85 Los Angeles...... Loas Vegas....... Phoenix......... Rome........... Paris....... London Amsterdam Moscow......... Stockholm .01 "ORECAST: Lclhliridgc, Medicine Hat regions Today and Friday: Sunny with gusty westerly winds. Highs both dnys near 70; lows tonight 40-45. Calgary and Friday: Sunny. Chance of one or two evening showers. Brisk westerly winds. Lows tonight near 35; highs bolh days 65 to 70. Columbia, Kootenay region- Today and Friday: Sunny ex- cept for cloudy periods along the Rockies. Fog patches some valleys early both mornings. Highs today and Friday near 70. Lows tonight near 40. MONTANA East of Continental Sunny and warmer today. Be- coming windy most sections by afternoon. Partly cloudy to- night and Friday with a few showers northeast portion. Not so windy Friday but cooler. Highs loday 75 to 85. Lows to- night 40 to 50. Highs Friday 65 to 75. West of Continental Divide- Fair through Friday. A liltlc warmer days. Highs today and Friday 65 to 75. Lows tonight mostly 30s. We hove been appointed full time dealers for FORNEY WELDING SUPPLIES GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Phene OFFICIAL AS OF A.SI. TODAY COURTKSY OF AMA All highway In the Lelh-f Highway 1, Trans Canatlj bridge disrtict are bare ana 3 Highway, bare and dry. dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 54 hours; Carway 6 a.m. lo midnight; Del Borita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 8 a.m. lo midnight; Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; Porlhill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Wlldhorssc, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;