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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGI! HERAID Friday, September IB, 1970 National Urban Policy Robert Andras' Goal PENTICTON, B.C. (CP) Discussions between the fed- eral anil provincial govern- ments on urban affairs should start within three months, Rob- ert Andras, federal minister re- sponsible for housing, told dele- gates to the 67th annual con- vention of Uie Union of British Columbia .Municipalities Thurs- day. He warned that Canada's population is expected to dou- ble within the next 30 years and lie wants to achieve a na- tional urban policy, something which Canada has never had. "Certainly the need for a na- tional urban policy has never been more pressing. We are at what the cliche miters call a turning point: one o f exciting opportunity if we take the right approaches, or of a slide into the kinds of deterioration and accompanying social upheavals that we see in some cities in the United States." Mr. Andras said he has been it. studying the many dimension: of "the urban problem." "1 am told that at this con vention you are calling for system of communications am consultation between the mu nicipal, provincial and federa levels of government, on ui'ba affairs. "Some form of that is wha I want. "I am almost ready to Inl tiate discussion with the prov inces as to how we can achieve Rail Union Toughens Stance QUEBEC (CP) The estab- lished leadership of the Cana- dian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers was invited by convention dele- gates Thursday to put a more militant, and nationalistic, foot forward in the next two years. The invitation appeared to veil a warning. The delegates voted as ex- pected on the matter of a suc- cessor to an ailing William Smith as president but they also voted out one member of the national executive and selected two new men felt to be mere in seeping with the mood of the convention. At the same time, the vote of Churchill Pullout Opposed By MP CHURCHILL, Man. (CP) A reported proposal to pull Churchill out of Manitoba and into the Northwest Teritories was strongly opposed Thursday by Manitoba IIP Douglas Row- land Commenting on a news report that Stuart Hodgson, commis- sioner of the teritories, had suggested that Churchill should be ceded to the Northwest Ter- ritories in six months, Mr. Row- land said: "If he said that, I consider his action to be reprehensible. I in- tend to look into it." He was speaking at a public hearing of the joint parliamen- tary committee on the constitu- tion at this Hudson Bay port, 610 miles north of Winnipeg. It was the last meeting of an eight-day tour of Manitoba and the Yukon. The parliamentar- ians return to Ottawa today. John Kristiansen of Churchill said that the town was more naturally part of the territories than Manitoba. The parliamentarians also heard Frank M c C a 11 i o n, a teacher at the Churchill voca- tional school, urge that the com- mittee go into the Indian com- munities and talk directly with the residents. "One third of this area has not been represented here to- night. Indians are shy and retir- ing and somewhat afraid of the white man's system." Phil Dickman, a development officer with the Indian affairs department, said that the white man's law does not deal fairly with Indians. Indians do not have the same values as white men and do not understand the law. Their rights and values should be protected by the con- stitution, he said. Canada Sayings Bond Sale Starts Next Month OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment goes to the people again to borrow money next month with the annual issue of Canada Savings Bonds, offered this year at lower interest rate than for 1969 peak. Average annual yield of the new issue to the buyer if held to maturity in 11 years will be 7% per cent, the finance depart- ment disclosed Wednesday. Last HALE 307 SI. S. year's Issue is bringing eight per cent over ninejears. But if a compound-interest bonus the 1970 issue is added to yield calculations, the buyer will get a slightly higher yield than for the 1969 issue if he saves ..tip his annual interest coupons for the longer life of the bond rather than cash them in each year. Earlier bonds also carried compound interest formula whereby the buyer allows his interest-earnings to stay in and earn more. Like previous issues, the 1970 bonds may be cashed at any tune for the face value plus ac- crued interest and can be pur- chased for cash or through pay- roll deductions. 255 to 105 to promote national secretary-treasurer Donald Se- cord, 59, to the union's presi- dency did not appear as a rejec- tion of the platform of aggres- sive leadership mounted by his challenger, Richard Greaves, a business agent for the CBRT's leaway local on the Welland Canal. Mr. Greaves considered to be at the disadvantage of a marine worker in a predominatly rail- way union, was widely identi- fied by his supporters as the key figure in the 1966 strike of seaway workers which resulted now-famous 30-per-cent wage raise. His challenge stressed that the CBRT should re-assert a position of leadership as the third-largest national union in Canada and1 .he proposed to work for a coalition of rail, marine and trucking workers to increase bargaining power. Mr. Secord's low key cai paign freely allowed he hJov. 11 at the age of 79. Universities Favored For Too Long Lougheed CALGARY (CP) The pr vincial government has be too free with education mon in the past and during the la decade has failed to plan effe Svely, Progressive Conserv tiv.s leader Peter said Thursday. The opposition leader sa government proposals to lim gradute school spending ar 9ie number of out-of-provin students were "long overdue "Our first responsibility is the high school graduates fro Alberta." The situation with gradua students might warrant diffe treatment, "but even this case Alberta's prograi should be tied with a nation >lan to assure all provinci are carrying a fair load." The suggestion to keep gra late spending at its presen evel is "a clear admission b Social Credit they have no ide low vast sums of publ monies are spent by univfirs ties and colleges." Wanning Heads Alcoholism Commission EDMONTON (CP) W. P lanning of Edmonton toda ras named chairman of th rovincial government's omrnission on alcoholism an rug abuse. The appointment, annmincec y the cabinet, fills the vacan created when former chaii lan Ken Wolstenholme of Po oka relinquished the post be ause of business pressure. Mr. Wolstenholme will re main on the 12 man commis on as a member. LABOR CLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. SOCIAL EVENING FRIDAY, SEPT. 18th 8.30 p.m. Music by the "MINT JULEPS" COVER CHARGE MEMBERS AND THEIR INVITED GUESTS The "COPASETIC MAGEFUS" will be playing at the Labor Club Saturday Evening. "The universities play an im-, hires in vocational education, portant part in the life and society of Alberta and deserve high priority" for government funds. But when critical expendi- junior colleges, pre school training, mental health and other fields were delayed to provide funds for the universi- ties, "they should be account- able for their priority.'1 WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 7J ABOVE ZERO AT NOON SUNHJSE SATURDAY SUNSET Lethbrldge CD Pincer Creek 66 Medicine Hat 73 Calgary Edmonton......70 Banff 55 High Level.....52 Peace River 63 Rocky Mtn House 67 Penticton.....67 Prince George 55 60 S'orlh Battleford 73 Saskatoon 74 Srandon....... 70 toth Bay legina Winnipeg.......65 fhunder Bay.....66 )auphin .75 Toronto 61 Ottawa.........58 .24 .03 52 48 .07 69 56 49 .45 .01 Montreal........57 Quebec........ 57 St. John's 51 .14 .06 Halifax 58 Fredericton..... 58 Chicago........ 66 Minneapolis..... 58 New York...... 76 Miami 85 Washington...... 84 Los Angeles......71 San Franciso 82 Las Vegas......91 FORECASTS Letlibridge-Mcilicine Hat Today and Saturday: Mainly sunny. Brisk west winds. Iliglis near 70, lows 40-15. K o o t e n a y, Columbia Cloudy with a few sunny peri- ods. Afternoon showers. Sunny on Saturday with cloudy peri- ods and showers in the.after- noon. Highs today and Satur- day, 55 to 65; lows tonight, 35 At a Savings Thai's what you get wild Behlen framelos! jleel buildings, BeMon Curvet is economy king. Utility models in 38' to 68' Men for flrain.iiorngft is 40' wids. straiglilwall gives more elbow i with added strength 7W eor- rgotion. Utility model arid grain jforage model both in 39' and 52' widths. Town and Country has flat roof. Ideal for gar- age, tool shop, milking parlor.. 3" corruga- tion, galvanized Steel or plastic color coal< ing. Come in soon for full inform- 0" GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways idgc district in the Leth- are reported are and in good driving con- dition. The Pass is now open 24 hours daily. This road has been ploughed and sanded. POKTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 urs; Porthill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. ;