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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ------------------_ Thursday, Scplombor 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 5 EXPELLED Dr. Hubert Kitchen says his expulsion from the Newfoumlalnd Pro- gressive Conservative party was on a "trumped-up" charge that hid the real rea- son. Dr. Kitehen, former pres- ident of the party, said the fears of the "old guard" that forces were gaining too much power led to PC leader Frank Moores to engineer his expul- sion. Pan Ocean Oil, United Bata Plan To Join NEW YORK (AP) -Direc- tors 'of United Bata Resources Limited of Calgary and Pan Ocean Oil Corp. of New York have agreed in principle to com- bine operations and assets, the companies announced here. Under the plan, United Bata shareholders would receive one common share of Pan Ocean in exchange for three common shares of United Bata. United Bata is a Canadian oil and gas exploration company with a substantial interest in a gas field and a gas plant scheduled for completion in December at Strachan, Alta. Pan Ocean has oil and gas property interests throughout the world. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. tm PHONE 328-7684M New Defence Minister Will Have Hands Full OTTAWA (CP) The de fence department awaits a neu minister following the resigna lion last week of Leo Oadieux named Canadian ambassador to France. Prime Minister Trudeau is ex peeled to name Privy Counci President Donald Macdonald to the job. The new. minister will Haw his hands full with a multiludi of loose ends and major policy decisions left dangling by the 1968-69 defence review that led to a major switch in govern ment defence policy and result ing manpower reductions. There is a white paper on de fence, which would be the fourth major pronouncement on the subject since April, 1969. One of the new minister's firs tasks probably will b.e to deter mine whether it's useful or nee essary to have a white paper a this stage. He will be taking over a de partment severely hit by gov ernment-imposed spending re straints. BUDGET FROZEN The departmental budget has been frozsn at its cm-rent leve of until the 1973-7 fiscal year. The freeze results in a serious financial bind, since the cost o inflation has to be absorber within the budget. Most other departments had their budgets frozen for only one year undei the government's anti-inflation program. To save money, the defence department has decreed a cut in armed forces strength and reduced its civilian arm. It has prematurely reliret some equipment expensive to maintain, including the aircraft carrier Bonaventure, and post poned decisions on purchase of n.ew weaponry. It has also closed a number of domestic bases and depots, de spite arguments that the rev, million dollars saved are hardly worth it in over-all economic number of people thrown out of work in difference parts of the country. An estimated a year will be saved on the gov- IKE KNOW- IT-ILL, TELL- NOW ON SALE WHEREVER PAPERBACKS ARE SOLD PAPERBACK LIBRARY ernment's decision to cui the Canadian military contribution lo NATO, though this was pri- marily a political decision rather than an economic one. Beyond the decision to bring home half the troops from Ger- many, and to relinquish Can- ada's nuclear role in NATO, lit- tle has been decided about the shape of Canada's future mili- tary presence in Europe. The government has said that Canada eventually will have a lightly-armed, airmobile combat force in Germany, plus an air element designed for ground support or reconnaissance work. This compares with the mecha- nized brigade group and nu- clear-strike air division main- tained until now. It is not clear when the air- mobile force will come into ex- istence. Last year's announce- ment said it would be after 1972. It is also unclear whether the combat force will have its own Canadian air transport or whether this will be provided by NATO. Although there have been in- dications the Canadian troops may retajn their Centurion tanks well after 1972, there still has been no decision whether to replace the fleet of Argus anti- submarine patrol planes operat- ing off Canada's East and West coasts. Also undecided is whether Canada will join the U.S. in an expensive new bomber defence program based on airborne warning and control. This pro- gram suggested for inaugura- tion in the mid-1970s, could cost billion or more. Producers Seek Changes To National Marketing Bill OTTAWA (CP) The Cana dian Egg Producers' Counci Wednesday called for majority producer representation on m t i o n a 1 agriculture marketing agencies, which have been prc posed under a government bill. The bill, currently being con sidercd by the Commons agri culture committee as a result o government pressure to pass i before the current session end in October, would set up a na tt i o n a 1 marketing agricultur council and national rnarketin agencies for various commod: ties. Peter Friesen of Abbotsford B.C., president of the council told the committee that produ cers from each province shouli be represented on agencies which would be set up under the bill, a-nd that the committee should propose an amendmen to ensure this. The current bill makes n< such guarantee, stating ml; that agency members will be appointed by the federal govern ment. The council's brief also pro posed the following: producer's and junioi marketing boards be assured a the right to appeal decisions o: the national agency. no agency should be established for marketing o] particular commodity groups unless the recognized nationa' organization of that group's producers officially applies for such an agency. the government be re- quired to consult an agency be- fore altering import regulations on the commodity concerned. Mr, Friesen said approxi- mately 85 per cent of Die coun- cil's members favor the na- Company Fined For Pollution TORONTO (CP) Pacific Bating Ltd. was fined here after counsel for the firm pleaded guilty to a charge the company had failed to obey an order to stop dumping cyan- ide waste into Metropolitan To- .r o n t o's sewer system. The charge involved incidents re- ported by Metro inspectors in 1967 and again last April. The company now isinstalling equipment to correct the situa- tion. Solid Eastern Hard Construction Every piece finished in exclusive Rox-Hidt {highly resistant to heat, spilled beverages, scratching and normal Only tho finest quality fabrics are used throughout the entire collection. All designs are open stock allowing you to purchase additional matching pieces any- time. THE MOST COMPLETE COUECTION OF COLONIAL FURNITURE IN CANADA! CONVENIENT TERMS 326 5th St. S. Phone 377-8578 tional marketing bill in princi- ple but members were unani- mous in pushing for the sug- gested amendments. Hai-d-I-Iit GimJi Given Shot In The Arm WINNIPEG (CP) A Cana- dian firm, Saunders Aircraft Corporation Ltd. of Montreal, has announced its intention to establish an aircraft industry in Gimli, Man., which could em- ploy 100 people after the first 12 months of operation and as many as after four years. The announcement follows a disclosure last month that the Canadian Forces Base in the community SO miles north of here will be closed within 12 months. About 800 forces per- sonnel and 200 civilian em- ployees will be affected by the gradual shutdown of the base. ONLY MAMMAL The bat is the only mammal capable of true flight. Castro: Raid Crushed MIAMI (AP) Fidel Castro's Cuban government today claimed it has crushed a nine- man raiding party launched from the United Slates, captur- ing eight of the invaders and killing one. In broadcasls monitored in Miami, the Cuban radio said three of Castro's troops were killed in a series of skirmishes along the island nation's north- ern coast Sept. 14-20. A communique described the raiders as "mercenaries" and said they had been trained for five months in Florida "with frequent contacts with agents of the United States government." A spokesman for the Alpha 66 Cuban exile group in Miami said the men belonged to the or- ganization but that the Cuban radio report of their movements conflicted with the invaders' plans. He said the organization GREGORY CLARK "CANADA'S ONLY LIVING LEPRECHAUN" of Canadians feel a personal bond with Gregory Clark. Reading another of his stories is like getting together again with an old friend. But few know the complex experiences and background that shaped the master story- teller. For an intimate look at Gregory Clark, the man who became a national character, be sure to read Frank Lowe's biography of him, taken from Greg's book, Moy Your First L. fe Be Your Last. IN YOUR IETHBRIDCE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE would hold a news conference within the next few days to give detailed information. Alpha 66 leaders have staled they have several groups in training for guerrilla warfare within Cuba. But they deny that any of the training or invasion springboards involve U.S. terri- tory. 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And finally, even if your car is old, don't worry about additional rust and cor- rosion building up in your cooling system because it simply can't happen. In fact, the new "Prestone" anti-leak, anti-rust, anti- corrosion formula is so effective, we put the Union Carbide guarantee right on the can. This winter, ask for real "Prestone" Anti-Leak Anti-Freeze, instead of some imi- tation. Or get a can and put it in yourself. We won't run out on you when it's forty below. Hole-up for the winter and oio UoUe m ;