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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IfTHBBIOGE HERAID riiilt.y, Seploi.ilm 15 1972------- Jury rules RCMP probe into accident complete PEACE RIVER, Alia. (CP) Although the dcallis o[ two persons In a traffic accident were not discovered until nine months after it happened, a coroner's jury ruled Thursday lhat RCMP Investigation at the time of the crash was proper and complete. The inquest was in the deaths Troubled airliner gets down safely BELLY LANDING Pacific Weslern Airlines said dam- age was substantial Thursday when one .of its Lougheed Elecfa aircraft made a belly landing at Canadian Forces Base Edmonton. The plane was on a training flight over Ihe city and the only persons aboard were six pilots. (CP Wirepholo) movements given blast EDMONTON (CP) Some Quebec independence move- ments are prepared to write off French-Canadians In other provinces, about 100 persons at the University of Alberla were told here. "The Quebec concept (of In- dependence) is more viable than the French-Canadian con- cept, which means that we don't give a dnmn about French Canadians outside Que- said Pierre Bourgaiilt, former leader of Ihe now defunct Rassemblcment pour I'lndepcndencQ Rationale. He was taking part in panel discussion with Robert Le- micux, lawyer-negotiator In the FI.Q kidnapping of British Trade Commissioner James Cross two years ago; Reggie Chartrand, president of the United Front for the Defence of the French Language; and Alain Briener, also a member of the United Front. In Alberta, for example, there were some "very cou- rageous" French people strug- gling to preserve their cultiu'e Bourgault. We would but "they are doomed to assi- milation" in the English-speak- i n g majority, said Mr. never support French Canadians in Alberta- it's a wrong long ns they imagine that 2.9 per cent ol the population of Alberta is ever going to have the same Tights as Ihe majority of the English people in tlie prov- ince." Mr. Bourgaull said thai after Quebec becomes an imlcpcnd- Yotoig artist concert opens this evening Eighteen year old Jeffrey Caiman will be solo pianist in the Young Artist Concert to- night at in Ihe Yates Me- morial Centre. Tonight's concert Is the first In a nine-concert tour of Alber- ta, Saskatchewan and Manito- ba, sponsored by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers. Mr. Caiman was the winner of the Young Artist Inter- provincial Competition at the SpokaJie, Wash, festival In July. He is the son of Hy and Thcl- ma Caiman of 1919 17th Ave. S. Tickets fo'r the concert arc available at Twister's M u s i c Md. 'Hat Tory nomination, on Saturday The Medicine Hat Progres- sive Conservative candidate for the federal election is to bs chosen at a meeting Saturday. The first nomination conven- tion is at the Tatar Commun ity Centre. Registration starts at noon and Llie meeting at 2 p.m. The second part Ls at the Medicine Hat High School audi orium with registration at p.m. and the meeting at 8. Contestants so far in the run ning are: Cuane Forsyth, Wcllin" poultry farmer and Bert Hargrave, a Walsh rancher; and John Stan fiy, .1 teacher and president o the Medicine Hat Federal Pro gressivc Conservative Associa lion. A possible fourth candidate 1 Chuck Meagher, a mayor of tti 'Hat during the 1969s and th PC candidate in the past two fed eral elections. I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic I Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7634 I Plane hits wire KATMANDU (AP) Nepal army plane hit a higl tension wire and crashed on a paratrpop training fligh here, killing all 31 po sons aboard. Officials said th twin-engine DC-3 went dow about 25 miles cast of Ka mandu. It carried a four-mem her crew and 27 other arm personnel. nt nation, the French minor- es in other provinces merely ill continue to melt into the nglish majority "at Ihe same ast pace as they are now." This view was disputed by !r. Briener, who argued that Ithougb he does not support ilingunlism, ho was "duty ound" to give aid to those renth groups elsewhere in nnada. who arc "lighting tor )ust such as com- letely1 French schools in lliclr reas. Earlier, Mr. Merer, piclur- ng Quebec as being bled dry y "foreign economic aid a mass and militant mobi- ization of the province's work- ng class "is the only force that an lake tho lead" in achieving ni independent and socialist talc. Mr. Lcmieux, wea-Ing weater, jeans and well-worn ennis shoes, described Quebec as living under colonial oppres- ion in which "every tool, ev- ery blueprint must dralted in English." He predicted the independ- :nce movement will succeed 'because tho tides of Ihe 20th cenlury favor H." One student, speaking in French, called the four men lypocrites for talking about 'anguage problem, but doing so n English. The reply was that hey had been invited lo speak n English only. Some French was used by the speakers. Said Mr. Charlrand: still an occupied country There are a lot of unhnpp? people in Quebec. This unhappi ness will not stop until we achieve independence." Tax return forms to be >vorry Kenneth While, president of Royal Trust Company of Mon- real, warned Thursday that Canadians sre going to be in or a surprise when 1972 tax re- urn forms are delivered. During a Lethbridge Inter- view, Mr. White suggested tho iew tax form is going to be "17 pages long" and the capital lonstruction of Prairie Regional the Granrlc College was approved today by tlie Alberta colleges commission which set a bndfiet of million lor the project. Tho building was designed by Edmonton architect Douglas Cardinal to blend into the ter- rain. A contractor is yet to be named. College files defence EDMONTON (CP) Hed Deer Community College has filed a statement of defence in Alberla Supreme Court in an actilon against the college by two former administrators. The defence statement denies allegations by Dr. Mervyn Eastman, former college pres- ident, and Dr. Ronald Piters, former vice-president, Dr. Eastman is claiming GOO in severance pay whicli he says Is owed him by the college and Dr. Piters is claiming 100 in severance pay. They are jointly claiming 318.70 plus interest and legal fees they incurred during a hearing into college affairs this spring. The hearing, conducted by Dr. T. C. Byrne, former dep- uty education minister into un- rest at the college, ordered by the provincial government. Dr. Eastman and Dr. Piters resigned their posts when Hie college hoard of, governors was dissolved and replaced by a special administrator, Dr. Roy Fast, on the recommendation of Dr. Byrne's findings. In the statement of claim, Dr. Eastman said the college agreed to pay him upon resignation, but paid him 520, 400. Dr. Piters said he was to be paid but received only In the statement of defence against the charges, the col- lege said the legal expenses in- curred by Ihe two were for their own personal purposes and account because the college and the offices the two held with the college were rep- resented by other legal counsel. The defence statement also said the amounts deducted from the severance pay of Ihe two wore for income tax as re- quired by law. The statement said they accepted the cheques which showed the income tax deductions. The statement from (he col- lege described the nclion o[ Dr. of John Clinton Armstrong, 87, of Holdrcn, Alia., and his 61- year-old wife Hazel. They died Sept. 4, 1971, when their car was in a sideswipo collision with a car which had Been involved in a rear-end col- lision on Highway 2, about 20 miles south of here. The Arm. strong car crossed a ditch, -a strip of land and plunged into a IG-Ioot deep farm dugout, a man-made pond. Tho car was not found until June IB this year. Tho disappearance ot the el- derly couple had caused an ex- tensive search throughout Can- ada and the United Stales. Two farm girls found the ear containing the bodies. After it pulled from the dugout, po- lice found evidence that It had been in a colb'sion. The inquest was told lhat on the night of the accident, Wil- liam Chomrick, owner of tho farm, was turning his vehicle oft Ihe highway on lo his drive- way when It was struck from behind by n car driven by Mer- vyn E. Nixon of Watino, Alia. DIDN'T SEE CAR Mr. Nixon testified he didn't see the Armstrong car on the night of the accident, nor did ha realize a third vehicle had been involved. Mr. Chomrlak testified he had seen another car behind him just before the rear-end collision, but thought it hod passed by and continued the road. Constable W .D. T. Crask of the RCMP told the coroner's Pope claims 'ive ivalk in mud9 CASTEL GANDOLFO, Haly (AP) Pope Paul assailed sex permissiveness Wednesday and said contraception, abortion, adultery and divorce mado modern man "vulgar, vicious and sad." "We live nt a time when man's animal side often de- generates Into unchecked cor- ruption; wo walk In the Pope Paul told visitors in his weekly public audience. He linked psychoanalysis end sexual education with porno magazines and BOX shows for contributing to what he called the "pollution of environmental immorality." Tho Roman Catholic pontiff attacked the "so-called freedom of senses and custom.' He said It provided a hot bed for addic- tion to narcotics. It was the Pope's strongest attack on permissiveness in many months. It echoed, how- ever, his 1068 encyclical ban- ning conlraccptive devices as immoral and denouncing their spreading usage as a cause o[ corruption. Vatican observers said the speech reflected Pope Paul's lingering disappointment nt the [act that many theologians and priests around the world slill oppose his encyclical against contraception. jury he believed the accident was merely a roullne rearend collision. Debris, some o[ which later turned out to be from tha Armstrong car, was thrown in a ditch. Tliere were no skid marks to indicate the path of the Arm- strong car, ho said. After the bodies were found, Don Mnzankowski, Progressive Conservative member of Par- for Vcgreville, de- a police Investigation liamcnl manded of the entire incident. He said RCMP had not conducted a complete investigation ot the accident. Catching up EDMONTON (CP) The backlog of prairie grain for ex- port from Vancouver will bo caught up by the end of the week, nn official of Canadian National Railways said today. Tho railway currently un- loads 250 rail ca's a day at the Vancouver docks. About BOO carloads of grain had piled up after dockworkers walked off the job. Grain elevators throughout the tliree prairie provinces are full and several hundred other rail cars are loaded and ready for shipment to Vancouv- er, the official said. Weather and road report Eastman and Dr. Piters as "frivolous, vexalious, and an abuse of Hie process of Lhe and said the two should be responsible for paying the college's legal costs in defend- ing the action against them. Alberta has shortage of medical specialists SUNHISE SATURDAY SUNSET II I, Tre 49 43 50 42 48 53 46 47 45 46 GO 51 31 29 41 41 41 Letlibridge 77 Plncher Creek 71 Medicine Hat.....70 Edmonton....... 63 Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Pcnticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Ilcgina Winnipetf Toronto...... Ottawa Montreal St. John's..... Halifax Charlolletown Fredericton Chicago..... Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoonix Rome Paris......... 65 62 70 70 79 G3 82 05 72 79 73 EA 66 70 40 61 51 68 46 63 42 08 40 70 56 80 02 57 CALGARY (CP) Alberta has more doctors than the na- tional average but is short on specialists, the western region mcetinj" of Ihe Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons was lold here. Dr. Richard Rosscll, assis- ,ant dean of medicine nt the University of Alberla, said Iho greatest deficiency is in psy- chiatry. The college rerommends one psychiatrist (or every people which means Alberta should have 106 psychiatrists COLD IN THE WEST, WET IN THE EAST Below nor- mol temperatures are expected lo cover from Manitoba lo the from mid-September to mid-October according to Ihe United Stales Weather Bureau long- rango forecast. Near normal lo above normal tempera- tures are expected in Ontario, Quebec and on Ihe east coast. Near normal precipitation is expected on tha prcji- ics while Ontario and Quebec are expected to have above normal. This is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. (CP Nowimap) but there are only 57 In the province. Similar but less severe short- ages occur In almost every field from anesthesia to neurol- ogy. The province's population has been increasing by about two per cent a year while Ihe number of doctors is growing nt about five per cent, he said. Alberla has one doctor for every 656 people while nation- ally there Is ona doctor for every GH6 people. The shortage of specialists Ls less than it was in 1970. BO 93 .102 Otl 60 London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 61 50 C2 39 59 50 73 59 74 FORECAST: Lcthbrldge Medicine lint Regions Today: Brief morning c 1 o n dy periods. Otherwise mainly sunny with brisk west winds. Highs near 70. Saturday: Sunny. Low near 45; highs In the 70s. Calgary llcgions Today: Cloudy with one or two light showers clearing to mainly sunny during the afternoon. Gusly west winds. Highs near C5. Saturday: Mainly sunny. Lows near 40; highs In the up- per GOs. Columbia Kootcnay Today: Cloudy in the Columbia district but mainly sunny in the Kcotcnays. Saturday: Cloudy. Showers in the Columbia dis- trict in the morning spreading lo the Kootcnays in the after- noon. Cooler. Aighs today mid 60's except mid 70's southern Koolcnoys. Lows tonight near Highs Saturday CO to 65. NOTICE ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th In observance of our religious holiday WILL RE-OPEN TUESDAY, SEPT. 19th at a.m. ALBERT SHAPIRO We have been appointed full time dealers for FORNEY WELDING SUPPLIES GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All In the Lcth.] Highway 1, Trans Canadl bridge disrlict arc bare dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Colitis M hours; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Del BoniLa 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 9 n.m. lo 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C.; 24 hours; Porthill nykcrts 8 H.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain closed; Wildhorse, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. anl> Highway, bare and dry. ;