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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Tuesday, 21, 1971 iastown riot nquiry opens saw others earning empty pop bolllos. SWELLED POT He testified thai the smell ot marijuana was prevalent ami several persons "seemed lo be freaked mil." lly tie continued, Hie mood had turned uglier and "isolated skirmishes" were breaking out. Jt was at about 10 p.m., he said, Lhat he "discussed the whole picture" with a sergeant and the inspector who was in cliargo or the police in that niphl and who made the de- is ir.en "to patrol in a cision to clear the crowd, rmal manner and just ob-1 Cpl. McCarly said the inspec- tor had tried lo address the crowd with a loud-hailer but uas drowned out by shouts. A tola] o[ about 30 policemen were in the area at II) p.m., he VANCOUVER (CP) Police cU-.l net decide lo clear the tnvd until a so-called Gastown ,oke-in Aug. 7 "had reached a where, if we waited much V iger, we couldn't have con- illed n police officer said Corporal K. J. McCarly Icstl- f at on inquiry into a riot it developed out of Ihe riem- slration against police drug "csts in the city's Gastown 'a this summer. }pl. McCr.rty, in charge ol a 'en-man uniformed squad oti evening of Aug. 7, said he Ic said the crowd grew from >ut 500 at 8 p.m. to between M and by 9 p.m. A number of kids were (..Trying paving stones pnd con- said, and there were also plain- crale debris from a garage -ing renovated on Water "ireel." he said, adding tltat he rnncess 10 attend ;ace meet TORONTO (CP) Princess Margaret and her husband, L -ril Snowden, will watch six cos at Uie Woodbine racetrack iirsday. during a brief stop e on n trip Lo Winnipeg. Princess Margaret, colonel- :.r chief of the Highland Fusi- !i TS of Canada, also will cliches meirbers who had been working on Uie drug roundup in the vicinity. IlK.Ul PHOTOGRAPHER Glen Br.glo, a Vancouver Sun pholosrapber, testified that the fad Inat his hair is "rather long" had a tearing on the way hi1 was treated by police wlu'le covering the riot. lie testified that on separate occasions he was pushed and liis camera strap was torn by police. tic said he saw one demon- strator lead about "100 or so' oihcrs Ju chanting: "Kill the pigs." Monday's inquiry proceedings followed an adjournment of week to allow lawvers for inter- ect the regiment at the race- esled parties to go through do- Irack. citments on the riot. The regiment, from Gait, i The inquiry was ordered by v :il.., received its colors' from Uie provincial government after rincess Margaret at Hamilton there were charges of police in 1958. brutality in clearing the crowd. Come to this Christian Science Lecture WHAT'S NECESSARY ABOUT RELIGION? by Neil H. C.S.B., of Atlonlo, Go. lelhbridge Community College, Dr. Kate Andrews Bldg., Rm. 7 Friday, Sept. 24th-8-9 p.m. HONKERS IN STREET Canadian honkers made good use of ihe stop sign to cross a Fergus Falls, Minn, street. The four-way st geese continue lop held up traffic long enough to let the on their way. Summons continue clash sr farm income BY HARRY FAfflBAIUN OTTAWA (CP) A new chapter in the saga of the Prai- rie [arm income stabilization fund opens today as government and opposition resume Iheir drawn-out Commons clash on the proposed fund. 'His government announced Monday it will call for resumed debate today on the bill, which s at the report step before final Commons approval and the time for consideration of proposed amendments. The bill has drawn steadfast opposition from Conservatives and New Democrats and pro- voked a variety of charges, the most recent of which was lhat the government is brazenly ig- noring the law. Among other things, the bill would make a mdlion spe- cial payment immediately to Prairie farmers. The proposed fund would be made up of contributions from farmers per cent of their net revenue up lo a maximum of in government payments o[ double that amount. PROVIDES FOR PAYMENTS When the gross income of all Prairie farmers falls below their average over the previous five years, payouts would b e We took a great idea with a silly name... and gave it a great name. CANADA DI RED Wt-NEo Canada Dud, It all started long ago in Germany, when partial bottles of red and white wines were mixcu. together and the result was called "Kaltc Endcrl, or cold ends a term that over the years was changed to "Kaltc Ente" or, literally, "Cold Calona's brand new fun wine deserves n heller name because it's really some' thing special! A fascinating blend of Galon a sparkling white wine and spark- ling red wine. It's a unique, light-bodied sparkling red wine that's fun to serve nnd fun to drink by itself, with any food, and for entertaining anytime. The special name tells you it stands apart from the rest ol the ilock! Represented by L J. McGwmess DkiUkK Agencies Ltd. made, based in each individual case on the farmer's income over the previous three years. New Democrats and Conserv- atives have charged that this would stabilize poverty since Prairie farm income levels now are abnormally low and they would serve as the base for judging income in future years. The same government bill would also repeal the Tempo- rary Wheat Reserves Act, under which the government pays the storage cost of stockpiled grain over 178 million bushels. To soften the effect of abolish- ing these payments the govern- ment put in the bill a provision that a transitional payment of flOO million would be made to farmers. All holders ol 1970-71 Canaiiian wheat board permit books would receive to 51.50 a cultivated acre up to a maximum of 64C acres. Peace River coldest spot in Alberta EDMONTON (CP) It got colder in The town of Peace River Tuesday than it ever had before on Sept, 20 Tlie weather office said the temperature in Peace River, 300 miles northeast of Edmon- ton, dropped to 18 above Tues- day 10 degrees lower than previous record minimum of 20 in 1968. Minimum temperature rec- ords for Sept. 20 were equalled at two Alberta centres. Fort Chipewyan reported 30 above, matching a 1965 low, and Jas- per reported 26 above, duplica- ting a 1954 minimum. Hearing opens into travel agent's denlh EDMONTON (CP) A pre- liminary hearing for Keith E. Latta, charged with non-capi- tal murder in Ihe dealh of Etl- monlon travel agent Bob Nev- ille, opened in a crowded pro- vincial courtroom Monday. Mr. Neville was found shot to death in his office June 13 and Lalta, a 43-year-old law pro- fessor at Queen's University at Kingston, (Jnt., was taken into custody and charged a week 'ater. CARPET ond UNO (Complete Installalionsl) Free Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE.327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet Housi of South" Repeal of the reserves act and the transitional payment have constiluled the focus of the most serious charges hi previous Commons debate. The opposition first reacted by calling the million a bribe. Then came goverrmenl charges that the opposition was filibustering and keeping the sorely-needed money out of the pockets of Prairie farmers. The opposition began calling on the government to split the bill, so the S100 million could be paid quickly while MPs considered the rest of the legislation. During the campaign for the June Saskatchewan provincial election, government speakers charged that New Democrat MPs were deliberately blocking passage ol the bill to prevent money flowing into Saskatche- wan when Liberal Ross Thatcher, who died in July, was premier. Tlie latest Conservative and New Democrat charges centre on no payments having been made under the reserves act since July, 1970, despite a re- quirement in the act that they be made monthly. Otto Lang, minister responsi- ble for the wheat board, has said paying the million under the stabilization bill would provide a fairer distribu- tion of the money than making Ike million 1970-71 payments as set out in the reserves act. Payments under the reserves act would benefit the larger farms. Prairie farmers problems aired REGINA (CP) The three Prairie ministers of agriciiUure met Monday to discuss prob- lems facing praire farmers. Saskatchewan A g r i c ulture Minister Jack Messer arranged the meeting after the New Dem- ocratic Party won the June 23 Saskatchewan election. It was Uie third meeting be- tween Mr. Messer and Mani- toba Agriculture Minister Sam Uskiw, but their first with Hugh Iforner, Alberta's new Conser- vative agriculture mnister. Following the meeting, Mr. Messer said the federal govern- ment's prcjosed prairie grains stabilization legislation was one of the priority items on the agenda Others included the possbility of the three prov- inces combining efforts in a new farm machinery testing program and problems that may arise if feed grain prices drop drastically this year as a result at above-average produc- tion. FUTURE POLICIES The ministers discussed the possiblity of drafting future policies that would result in a better return for farmers as well as giving the three gov- ernments a muted basis when Mr. Messer said he Old not know how often the meetings between the three provincial ministers would be held, but a number of mcelngs are plan- ned between officials of the "However, I would not think it will be all that long until we meet he said. "Per- haps it will be within the next Mr. Messer said the recently- formed council of deputy agri- culture ministers met last week in Winnpeg to study the pro- posed federal land bank scheme. The council was set up in July when provincial and federal agriculture minsiters met in Edmonton. W. H. Hom- er, Saskatchewan deputy minis- ter, is council chairman. The council is drawing up plans for a meeting ol proem- cal and federal agriculture ministers in Ottawa in Novem- ber. The meeting will permit provincial ministers to present Ottawa wiih a "positive propo- sal" regarding the land bank plan. Mysterious client case lead found EDMONTON (CP) A real estate agent who may be able to identify the "mysterious cli- ent" Involved in the disappear- ance of a 29-year-old woman re- altor has been located, police said today. The agent had seen and per- haps talked to (he man be- lieved to have driven off last Wednesday with Mary Ann Plett to inspect an acreage 25 miles southeast of the city. Mrs. Plett, the mother of two, has not been seen since. Her car was discovered Fri- day on a city used car lot and small bloodstains were found on the rear seat and in the trunk of the vehicle. Police also said they have found a light tan coat, size 42, beside a road leading to the acreage near Looma. Tracking dogs, a helicopter and aircraft have been used by police to search the area. Mrs. Pletl's husband has of- fered a reward for infor- mation. 12 FEARED DROWNED KRISHKAGAE, India (Reu- ler) At least 12 persons were feared drowned when a boat carrying Blraut 30 capsized In Hie Gurguri river. Weather and road report 48 ABOVE A" ZERO AT vOON SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Four enter race for SC leadership MONTREAL fCP) A four- man race for the Social Credit parly leadership developed Monday when two new candi- dates announced they would be running at the party's conven- tion Oct. 8-10 in Hull, Que. The newcomers challenging party leader Real Caouelle are Fernand Bourrct, 52, director of the Social Credit information bureau in Ottawa, and Phil Cos- settc of Cap de la Madeleine, Que., heads Ihe executive of Quebec's provincial Rallie- uient Creditiste. Already in the running was Dr. James McGillvray of Col- lingwood, Ont., a vice-president i of the national party. Mr. Bmirret .said in that none of Ihe 1.1 Social Credit MPs has assured him of sup- port but a number of people have been pressing him to try for the leadership. Lcllibridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Tiklmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary...... Victoria...... Penticton...... Cranbrook Prince George Kamloops..... Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronlo Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax...... Charlottetown Fredericlon Chicago..... New York 47 y> 45 29 47 28 48 26 52 38 49 34 43 33 72 42 67 37 55 29 .27 52 27 03 42 67 44 47 25 47 36 58 36 .05 m 46 .36 69 54 .12 69 59 .36 54 42 64 60 67 58 60 55 64 46 75 63 .03 .44 Miami...... 84 80 Los Angeles.....72 64 Las Vegas.......90 65 Rome.......... 77 50 Paris...........V7 56 Londou..........72 54 Berlin.......... 68 4fi Amsterdam...... 66 41 Moscow......... M 43 Stocknolm....... 55 44 Tokyo.......... 79 70 FORECASTS Lcllibridge Mediclr.5 Hat regions Sunny today. Cloudy periods this after- noon. Highs 60 to 65. Mainly sunny Wednesday. Lows 30 lo 35; highs 50 lo 55. Calgary Cloudy today, clearing lale this afternoon. Highs 60 lo 65. Sunny Wednes- day. Lows near 30; highs in the mid-fifties. Colurabia-Kootenay Today and Wednesday Mostly clear. Highs today and Wednesday 60 to 65. Lows tonight 28 to 30. NOW at the town chef NOW LICENSED Oui Delightful SMORGASBORD AVAIIADIE ON WEDNESDAY EVENING lo p.m. SATURDAY EVENING la p.m. Adult, 2.25 Children U.idcr 17 1 50 Town ChftF ProFossionnl Rlclfl. Acroil from Paramount Thonlrs COME IN AND DEAL NOW ON AN ALLIS-CHALMERS MODEL 240 POTATO HARVESTER TAKE ADVANTAGE OF: DRASTICALLY REDUCED PRICES Low Down Paymenls Interest Free Financing to April 1st, 1972 BARLEY or WHEAT Taken in Trad. at your exclusive Allis-Chalmors Dealer for lelhbridge and Trading Area GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-3165 P.O. BOY 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COUliTESY OF AM A All hiphwnys In the Lelh-1 dry nnd in good driving condJ- bridgc District we bare and M ion, PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnil rinsing Conlls 24 hours: Carwny 5 n.m. to II p.m. MST; Del flotilla 7 n.m. lo 8 p.m., Itooscvillc, II.C. 7 a.m. lo II p.m.; KinRsgale, B.C., 21 'inurs; Poitliill-llyki a.m. lei midnight. Chiel Mountain 6 a.m. lo fl p.m. WiMhorfC, in. to D p.m. Ixigan Pass open 24 hours dally. ;