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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, September 20. 1973 News in brief Coast guard seizes drug Fid 'AIM .More than eight tons ot marijuana with an estimated street value ul Sy million was seized bv the coast guard Wednesday alter a chase on high seas that end- ed in the Bahamas, authorities .-.aid The coast guard said a 43- tojt fishing boat. Gilma 1. had surrendered near Anquilla Cav, Bahamas Two Miami men. Nelson Paz and Datioberto were arrested on board Coast guard cutters pursued the Miami-based boat into Ba- hamian territorial waters Tuesday alter the crew i esisted attempts to board the boat lor inspection With Bahamian government co- operation a coast guard cutter took the boat in tow. Carpenters may strike CALGARY (CP) A province-wide strike vote by 4.000 carpenters in 60 locals will be held today, a spokesman for the provincial council of the International Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners said Wednesday The strike vote is scheduled I mm 3 p in to 8 p m. Last month. 50 of the 60 locals rejected a conciliation award giving the carpenters S8 27 an hour irom S6.58. The Alberta Labor Relations Association, representing 72 contractors in the province, accepted the avvaid Should the carpenters go on strike, it could tie up construc- tion projects throughout Alberta Police seek two prisoners WESTMINSTER. BC tCP> A full police alert is out tor two prisoners from the British Columbia peniten- tiary, who escaped Wednes- by scaling a fence and then picked up by a car believed driven a woman Officials said both men are considered dangerous. Thev are David Robert Trineer, 23, serving a hie sentence for muider, and Douglas Ronald Anderson. 38. serving 12 vears tor rape and robberv Bhutto first speaker at UN session Brief urges new for non-status Sykes offers services CALGARY (CP) Calgary Rod Sykes Wednesday ottered his services as a mediator in the dispute between the federal and governments over the proposed 40-cents-a-barrei ex- port tax on crude oil He said he has sent a letter i') federal Energy Minister Donald Macdonald saying communications seems to be the problem Federal provincial relations used to be excellent but now it appears to me that the city oi Calgary has better communications with the government of Canada than Alberta has Palme faces more pressure STOCKHOLM (Renter) Prime Minister Olof Palme laced increased pressure to- 'iav to quit aiter the latest icsults ot Sweden s general cave the ruling Socialist and opposition groups 175 parliamentary seats each computer which had British Columbia's non status In- dians want a new deal for native people" including better housing, schooling and five per cent of the 32.000 provincial civil service jobs in B.C. An inch thick, 155-page brief presented by the B C Association of non-status In- dians to Premier Dave Barrett, his cabinet and all NDP members of the legislature at a special hear- ing this morning painted a grim picture of Indian life in the province todav "Housing tor our people is the top priority insofar as we are concerned said the bnei. which was presented by association president Fred House 'Some of the shacks our people live in would not provide adequate shelter for an animal Bad housing seriously attects the health and progress of Indian children in school, the brief said Mr House asked for establish- ment of a provincial housing authority to help all citizens who need low-cost housing and special aid for native people in providing building lots. Education was second on the association's list of priorities. A pre school program at 50 schools by 1978 to give Indian youngsters a head start, funds for the BCANSI to hire field staff to aid Indian students and a con- sultant from the department ot education to help get In- OFFICIAL GRAND OPENINGi Of our new location And we're celebrating with a BARGAINS-FOR-YOU you're welcome Visit and have coffee you'll see our bright new EXPANDED PREMISES that will afford you more plea- surable shopping your immense growth of patron- age over the past year has necessitated our move to this larger store' We thank vou1 BALLOONS and SUCKERS for the Kids! CONSUMER Mr Bud LeTourneau Canada s foremost Extra Speciall Velvet look FLOCK WALLCOVERING Single R.49 Roll and Wall covering with goodies for the Ladies like FREE Tropical Plant for the first 75 ladies to visit us on each of the three days' And door- prizes that you II possibly be lucky enough to WIN1 Join the Fun! rolls SUNWORTHY wallfashions Imagine! Wallcoverings for every room in the home scrubbable, pre-pasted, stain- resistant! Made for today's world' NOW ON SALE JUST LOOK Interior Finishes on sale too! 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. THURSDAY at (s ncjle roll i price of Vinyl" nt low-low once of ni unbelievable pr ca of nd other Discontinued lines at PAINT SPECIALS "breeze" LATEX EXTERIOR 8.98 HOUSE TRIM EXTERIOR 8.98 (deeps 9.98) 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SATURDAY it's all happening on Sept. 20th, 21st, 22nd at 1020 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH (ample parking at rear) GENERAL PAINT WALLCOVERINGS WALLCOVERING DOMONSTRATIONS at a.m. p.m. Sept.20th and 21st. dians "involved in the educa- tion system at all levels" were the three mam requests of the association. On the question of native land rights, the association bnei asked the province to grant Indian householders a minimum of live acres of land where they presently reside, or make some lease arrange- ment with them "We teel that acceptance of these recommendations would be a recognition ot the moral and legal right which the peo- ple have to the land they oc- cupy A Imal item was tor the government to hn'e more In- dian civil servants The brief said there are 115.000 persons of Indian ancestry in B C status and non status who torm about five per cent of the total population oi 2 2 million Socred ML A raps Land Act VICTORIA (CP) Don Phillips, the Social Credit MLA who spoke against the land commission act for hours last session, raked the government over the coals in another long and loud speech in the British Columbia legislature Wednesday The Democratic Party government of Premier Dave Barrett has "fanned the (lames ol inflation." the effects of which are worse than nuclear war. said Mr Phillips Peace River Inflation is any government s number one problem, he added, but the NDP has proved singularly inept in trying to hold it in check since taking oflice a year ago He pointed to the government's 15-per-cent wage settlement with striking ferry workers last month and its decision to take the clamps off education spending imposed by the previous Social Credit ad- ministration of W. A. C. Bennett as examples of the NDP's contribution to the inflationary spiral. will bring down this province and this nation to its knees quicker than a nuclear war." he said Business is also uncertain about what future plans to make because it doesn't know what moves the government is going to make, said Mr Phillips The Social Credit MLA said the act has resulted in higher prices for housing land, since the act froze further subdivi- sion of farmland for housing purposes and there have been lew appeals granted The act has meant that the price ot a house now is beyond the incomes of young couples in the province, he said Accident kills one A 21-vcar-old Fort Maclcod district man died Wednesday night when the truck he was driving lelt a district road and rolled Samuel Walter Jr Kwclme Hiitlerite Colony, was the driver and lone occupant ol a Ihrec-lon truck whirl) lelt a district rojcl 17 miles south nl Kort Macleod Cm oner Di T J Walkci is undecided