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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEWBRIDGE HERAID Wedneidoy, September 20, 197J Trudeau says no jobs assured for refugees By STU LAKE ST. CATHARINES, Out. (CP) Uganda Asians refugees are not being guaranteed jobs "and certainly won't get them ahead of Prime Minister Trudeau Ink) a high school au- dience in this southern Ontario community Tuesday. "They are coming here and taking ihcir chances as the rest of Hie prime min- ister said during a question and answer period as he resumed campaigning for the Oct. 30 general election. Mr. Trudeau said lie was sure the Asians :rom Uganda would find it difficult to seitle in Canada as had refugees from Tibet accepted some time ago. 13lit he rejected the argument from one student that Canada, because of its high unemploy- ment rale, should not allow the refugees to come here. to review finances of B.C. VICTORIA (CP) Premier Davti Barrett said Tuesday niglit lie lias launched a re- view of government finances McGovern raps poll on image COLUMBUS, (AP) Senator George McGovern says polls showing him far behind in the race for the White House "are a lot of rubbish" and some of the conservative news' paper columnists who attack him are "lousy" and "para noid." The Democratic presidential nominee said Tuesday: "I don't know where Uiey conduct these polls. I've never talked lo an American who's ever been polled by cither Dr Gallup or Harris. I think they make these things up in the backrooms Polls chow him lagging 34 points behind President Nixon in general voter preference. During a stop in Milwaukee a reporter said McGovern's own organization had sponsored a poll showing him trailing badly in Wisconsin, but the can didale claimed ignorance ivhich will include the British Columbia Hydro and Tower and the crown-owned J.C. railway. He said on his reluni frvi a meeting in Regina of the tliree lew Democratic Party pre- niers arid federal leader David that all of the previous Social Credit government's fis- cal policies are in the first stage of a thorough re exam- jiation. lie said he met Monday with Deputy Finance Minister Gerry Bryson for a briefing and will continue tlw meetings. "At the present time I'm conducting a review of all the financing policies in this prov- said Mr. Barrelt. Tiie new premier, who took office last Friday, said his gov- ernment Is also conducting review of B.C. Hydro's capita! requirements foe new power developments. Resources Minister Boh Wil- liams is to release an interim statement Friday on the gov emment's hydro developmen policy, the premier said, add ing that he intended to spend the weekend studying the re- cent report on B.C.'s powe- needs by the B.C. Energ> Board. Mr. Barrett said hydro poUcj was among topics discussec don't see all this he I Tuesday in meeting with Mani said. toba Premier Ed Sclireyer an In any case, McGovern said he's more convinced than ever that he'll beat Nixon in Nov. 7 general election. the Kim Thorsen, Manitoba minis ter of industry and commerce He said the talks were held at Mr. Williams' request. Dynamite blast damages court house building If Canada were lo open Its doors only when it was easy lo do so, then "we don't have much merit as a government and Canadians don't have much heart if that is Ihcir attitude." In fact, said the prime minis- ter, if Canada accepted immi- grants "only in times of zero many new Ca- nadians would not be here to- day. SOME JOBS UNFILLED Mr. Trudeau also said that be Uganda refugees would, ake jobs that Canadians now vilt not accept. He said he had been lold tliat number ot jobs in Atlantic Canada where unemployment is chronic problem, "now are joing begging" because Mariti- lers would not work at them. Tlie same was true in such obs as picking tobacco and obs in the fruit industry in Southern Ontario, he said. "It's a fact that there are ;ome jobs that Canadians don't ike to do or don't snap xip, and lerhaps they will be taken by he Asians who want to settle Mr. Trudeau stated. Mr. Trudeau hit the cam- paign trail Tuesday afler a two- lay break in Otlawa. Mrs. Trudeau remained at home. CROWDS FRIENDLY Friendly crowds greeted the minister in Peterborough, St. Catharines and Windsor in brief visits to the Ontario communities. Jn Peterborough he helped Hugh Faulkner. Liberal MP for :he area in the last Commons, Lo open his campaign by telling large crowd in a holel room that Canadians earned, spent and saved more since he took power in 1SC8, Canada's higher standard of living meant that they could be- come more choosy over what industries located in the coun- try and the amount of foreign investment the country would allow. The country now was In "the intermediate stage" and the government must strike the balance between creation of jobs and protection of the envi- ronment. And perhaps in 20 years time, the underdeveloped parts of Canada would join with other regions in rejecting all foreign investment. Also in St. Catharines, Mr. udeau rejected wage and controls in Canada ying the government's fight inflation made them un- He also turned down a sug- eslion lhat the public service mpioyment be increased lo eale jobs. The gover.-nmenl BETTER THAN NO KISS AT ALL? A young girl kissej Prime Minister Trudeau's hand in Windsor, Ont., Tuesday when she wtis unable to give him a real buss. The prime minister was greeted by enthusiastic crowds during his campaign visit to Ihe city. (CP Wirephoto) HAY RIVER, N.W.T. (CP) A dynamite blast ripped a huge hole in the courthouse of this town of on the south shore of Great Slave Lake Tuesday night. The one-storey frame build- ing apparently was unoccupied nt (he time and there were no reports of injuries. There was no fire after the explosion. It was the second such ex plosion in about two years in the town, 500 miles north of Ed monton, the Great Slave Lake Railway terminates. In BtBCTROHOMB e previous incident, an office uilding used by the United ates Air Force was dyna- iled. A hole big enough to drive a ar through was punched in the lulhwest corner of the build- g, which measures approxi- lately 40 by 40 feet. The roof the damaged section caved Debris was scattered about le area. FLQ MENTIONED Police were investigating a eport that just before the blast t9 p.m. MD'f a man.went into ie Hay River Hotel and said omething about the FLQ blow' ng up the courthouse. The damaged building Is In 10 downtown harbor area ie town. The Hay River Ho- the central feature of that is separated from the ourthouse by a road allowance vhich goes down to the river )n the other side of the court louse is a contractor's yan vith some supply sheds. The charge was placec against the back of the build ng, which faces the Mackenzii Highway. Most heavily damaged wa h e courtroom. Less seriousl> damaged or not affected wer he lobby, barrister's room iudge's chambers and furnace. The building had been a li quor store until three year ago. A magistrate comes to th :own once a month nnd one ha hearings ir the courtroom Friday afternoon. The previous explosion oc curred across the street, abou half a block away. There are two explosive, companies in Hay River tha supply mining, roadhulldin and other crews In the north Barge traffic for the Mackenzi River originates here. Remote Control By Eletlrohome on display now, See antf hear the finest i Color TV today. ACTIVE TV SERVICE 1238- 3rd Avo S. Phone 327-5020 New route set MOSCOW (Rcuter) The Sc viet airline Aeroflot will start regular weekly service betwee Moscow and the Chilean capitt of Santiago Nov. 4, a Sovi newspaper reported Tuesda An airline spokesman said tl Moscow-Santiago run will Ihe carrier's first regular ser ice Latin America. m was to make the economy rong so it could absorb more orkers. At a rally at a Windsor shop- ng mall, Mr. Trudeau sail ny changes in the Canada-U.S uSo pact would have to ha enefits for both countries. It was a Liberal governmenl hat brought Canadians enefits of the auto pact. A Lib- ral government would not gi way these benefits. Mr. Trudeau resumes cam aigning today In Toronto am ault Ste. Marie. No need for U.S. capital to build north pipeline EDMONTON (CP) The lackenzie Valley pipeline can built using Canadian credit ranted through the 'Bank of Canada, Social Credit Leader leal Caouette said Tuesday. There is need lo seek American capital and its result- ing foreign Caouette said control, Mr. in an interview while stranded at Edmonton's International Airport. His plans lo campaign in the Peace River district were scuttled by foul weather when a chartered aircraft from Grande Council approves library project Bv JEAN SW'IHAnT Herald News Service FORT MACLEOD Fort Maeleod will have a new cen- tennial library if Mayor: George Kuzunis' plans are brought to approved Centennial Simulation game played by planners CALGARY (CP) Tradition 1 planning ideas won out ilanners and citizens designe in "instant city" at the annua banning Association of Canad Tuesday. George Muirhead, director in Kingston, Ont., the results "conserva- ive, reactionary, protectionist and traditionalist." I Mr. .Muirhead was among I several speakers who express-1 ed su-prise and disappointment it efforts by delegates to plan imaginary city or from scratch somewhere In northern Alberta. The city was to be located on the sile of a major oil find. VIost peonle living in the area were Indians. Delegates were asked tr> play different roles in discussion groups and vole on alternatives for schooling, housing, trans- portation, and ultimate size of Ihe community. They reached no firm agree- ment on the size of Ihe city, but decided that sinpJe-famil.T residences should be built and care should be used. A school svsteru based on personal choice of subjects should be established, Ihey agreed. The "simulation game" was designed to help planners, citi- zens and politicians attending the conference to learn how to work together in planning. One delegate said that discus- sion groups frequently came up with interesting new ideas but voted Irariilional solutions. fruition. Council lias Fort Macleod brary project. 11 is hoped the new library, cost not yet known, mil be opened during' the Fort Ma- cleod Centennial between October, 1973, and October, 1974, commemorating the com- ing of the North West Mounted Police. The site has been ciwsen but not yet announced. "The library is much-needed and council feels it will be a living memorial to commem- orate the founding of the moun- lies' for there and the es- tablishment ot Hie commun- said Mayor Buzunis. MLA L c i g h t o n Buckwell, president of Hie Fort Macleod Centennial Society, Is also a lajor force behind the project. He and Charles Reach and 'avid Cotitts, vice-presidents the society, met with town ouncil Monday night to co- rdinate funds and projects for le lOOUi anniversary year. Councillor Pliil Hodnett said, We feel that we now know vheve we are going and that he whole town will be pulling ogelher for the good of all.'' At the same lime, the cen- cnnial society will go nheac with an overnight campground n Ihe site of the former North Vest Mounted Police barracks. Dr. John Walker is chair- man of this special projecl. The society will turn over any funds not used on the campground lo the town or the ibrary. The present library, a gift Torn the late Dr. Alan Kennedy, Ls located at 2nd Ave. and 2Ist St. It is the former iome of the Kennedy's, a little ;wo-room cabin. Towns people have lonj Snowfall hits several areas EDMONTON (CP) Get the craper put, Ma, there's somo Wte sluft on the car. The white stuff was snow, 'hich fell Ihroughout I he night i central and parts ot northern Ylberta. It melted quickly on the roads llhougli there was a build-lip n grassy areas and, of course, stuck to parked cars. The weatherman said today he snow was "edging as far south as Calgary" and as far wrth as'Slave Lake, about 150 illes north of Edmonton. He said he didn't know Iww much had actually fallen, but here were (hree inches on the ground at Rocky Mountain Narrow scrape with death A Raymond man narrowly escaped serious injury Tuesday evening when the car he was Iriving was struck from the at a railroad crossing near ilaymond and nearly forced nto a moving train. Lethbridge detachment of the RCMP report Toyo Kawamura undetermined injuries about S500 damage to his :ar when it was struck from .he rear by a car reportec driven by Eldon Peterson of Welling, who was not injured An RCMP official said the Kawamura car had been stop- ped at a rail crossing on High way 52 about tliree miles wes of Raymond to allow a freigh train to cross when the mis hap occurred. The other car involved was reported to have received abou damage. louse, two inches at Cold nd an inch at Red Deer, Cor- onation, Vermilion and Edition- :on International Airport. A vigorous low pressure area ocated near the Pas, Man., was responsible for the crum- my weather, he added. Overnight temperatures were generally in the low 30s with hs today expected in tho Strong winds, gustlng o 30 miles an hour, made it seem that winter had really ar- rived. Some snow flurries during Jie morning were expected to change to rain later in the day. Airlines, buses and trains were running on schedule and traffic, while slowed somewhat, wasn't as tangled as is usual with the first snow, police said. A saving grace for farmers was tbat the snow wasn't ex- pected to stop harvesting opera- ions. Edmonton's first snow of the year occurred Sept. 5 Black airmen slage protest LAREDO, Tex. (AP) Black airmen held control of a mess hall on Laredo Air Forco Base for eight hours Tuesday but surrendered it after Ihe base commander agreed to dis- cuss their grievances. The men, said officially to number 30, seized the airmen's dining hall when first break- fasts were served about 4 a.m. They locked the doors and said they would stay there until their demands were met. Their complaints centred on the length of time they were re- quired to serve in Laredo which they said they consider "a re- mote and the lack of so- cial opportunities for blacks in the area. 'rairie couldn't get off Ui ground. Late Tuesday night he took scheduled flight to Grant ?rairie to pick up the reman ng two days of his northern A wrta tour. Mr. Caouctte said Canada 35 the manpower and the ex- pertise to tackle the pipeline project, and the financing also could come from Hie national economic system. "Are we going to slop every- thing because tho credit comes from America, or are we going to decide to use our national bank? "When credit figures are written in the U.S. they have Weather and road report agreed library facilities are in- adequate. Mayor Buzunis said business and industry will donate funds or the library. "I don't feel the taxpayer should bo burdened when oth- ers arc eager and willing to participate." said the mayor. The local library committee hy Mrs. G. R. Davis, and Fort Macleod Sew Sew spur plans to ra new library, al library board last year to Clulj mmebers met with the provincial government region Launch booh on career of Wagner MONTREAL (CP1 A 105- page analysis of Claude Wag- ner's career as a politician cabinet minister and judge b; Montreal lawyer Claude-Ar mand Shepparcl was launchci Tuesday by the .Editions du Jour publishing company. Mr. Wagner, Progrcssivt Conservative candidate for SI Hyacinlhe in the Oct. 30 federa election, was Quebec justice minister, Liberal member fo Verdun in the national assem bly, ami most recently a ses sions court judge. Mr. Wagner resigned a judge Sept. 5 and several hour later announced he would be candidate in the federal elec tion under the Conservativ banner, ft had been rumore for several months that Mr Wagner was the likely choice t be Robert Stanfield's Quebe lieutenant in the Commons. He was appointed judge b Jean-Jacques Ecrtrand, forme lender of (he Union National party, known now as the Unite- Quebec party, after losing Ih Liberal leadership to Rober Bourassa at a convention i ivm. Mr. Wagner was first clectot to the national assembly in a I which will form (lie basis for 19H hyelectjon. I Canada's first official policy on control over our resources. When we dp it, we control them. There is only one way in r-t which we will be masters: through the Bank of Canada." SCOFFS AT LF.WIS He also said New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis talks about American takeover of the Canadian economy, but finance ministers from NDP governments in Manitoba and Saskatchewan are "happy to F', borrow more credit from the U.S. for hydro development." "Who is right and who is Mr. Caouette said Parti Que- recois Leader Rene Levesque must have "bought part of CBC years ago.'' "I'm sorry to see Levesque !a provincial parly leader) gel more publicity during a campaign than any federa party. ;I think it's a nationa shame." Mr. Caouelte said it appears he himself doesn't exist as far 35 the CBC is concerned. He also said Mr. Levesque i playing politics when he talk about the Canadian armet .'orces having a report on th Confed oration of Naliona Trade Unions in Quebec. Re ports were made on differcn activities tliroughout Canada but he didn't fear any type o report "because I think I do be have according to law and or der.r Mr. Caouette will campaign today in Grande Prairie an Thursday In Peace River. University heads to meet federal science minister JEFF CARIUrrilRflS lleraltl Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The prcsidenls of 20 universities in Canada are scheduled to meet with Federa] Science Minister Alastair flil- lespie here Thursday, to dis- cuss recently-developed policy proposals hy the ministry on federal support of research in ported research projects in uni universities. versities. The Thursday mectir.3 is the The science first in a series of seminars being planned by the science ministry, to give members of the academic community from across Canada a chance to seo and comment on proposals policies on university research. The university presidents discuss specifically Ihe lo] of basic research policy; concept of centres of excellence in research; and the problems of overhead costs, now being paid by the provinces, that are associated with tederally-sup- SUNRISE THURSDAY with a few afternoon showers SUNSET gusty westerly winds. II I, remaining In Lcthhridge 39 40s. Thursday: A few sun- Pincher Creek 57 39 periods during the morn- tfedicine Hat .59 39 otherwise cloudy. Lows I-idmonlon 45 32 lliglis 45-50. Grande Prairie 33 34 Region Today: Banff 40 36 snow becoming imxed Calgary 52 31 rain this afternoon. Brisk 'ictoria 40 42 from the northwest. 'enticton 61 42 ntar 40. Thursday: Most- 'rince George 44 35 cloudy. Lows near 30; Highs iamloops 53 32 45. Vancouver 53 45 Koolenay Region Saskatoon 01 42 Clouding over by noon. tegina 70 this afternoon and ev- Winnipeg 74 56 Thursday: Mostly cloudy 'oronlo 67 M a few showers. Highs both Ottawa 61 42 50 to 55. Lows tonight Montreal 62 40. St. John's 58 47 lalifax 61 of Continental Divide Charlottetown 57 44 cloudy continued cool ''redericton 56 40 Chicago 7G 64 gusty westerly winds along York 78 58 cast slopes of the rockics today. Colder northwest Thurs- Miami C9 with chance of light snow. Angeles 73 61 cloudiness and contin- Las Vegas S3 cool elsewhere Thursday "hoenix 94 61 widely scattered showers lome 73 52 in the mountain areas. Paris 61 today 60s. Lows tonight xmdon 62 40 Highs Thursday 40 lo 55 Berlin 55 glo 65 east and Amsterdam 53 49 Moscow 57 of Continental Stockholm 61 cloudiness today and Tokyo 78 65 with a few showers FOHECAST: Lcthbridgp. Medicine increasing late tonight and Thursday. Tliglis 55 to 65. Hegitns Today: tonight 30s. We have been full time dealers WELDING GENERAL FARM COUTTS ,1 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COUUTESV OF AMA Highway I, Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. ministry is All highways In the Lcth- known to be in favor of having bridge disrtict are bare ana more government funding de- dry. voted to centres of excellence in certain areas of the country PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Contts and certain areas of science, in nours; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Del Honita am. lo fi p.m.; part as a way to treat various Rooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Kingsgale, B.C.; 24 hours; regional and scientific dis- Porthill Rykcrts 8 a.m. In midnight; Chief Mountain closed; parilies. Wildhorse, 8 a.m. (o 9 p.m. ;