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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednttday. September 25, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Roman Catholic student discrimination end asked New typewriter CALGARY (CP) A Calgary public school board trustee has suggested that the federal, Alberta and Saskatchewan govprnments hold a "mini-constitutional confeience" to discuss legislation discriminating against Roman Catholics who want to send their children to public school Scott Saville said Tuesday he sent a telegram to Prime Minister Trudeau It said no legislature or government can shange the legislation cover- ing the two provinces as it re- quires a legal challenge to the Supieme Court of Canada "But the possibilities of a legal challenge in the courts are doubtful, therefore a mini- constitutional conference is a must to overturn the offending he said in an interview The Alberta Human Rights Commission ruled recently that the Alberta Schools Act is in violation of the 1972 in- dividual rights protection act, and has since called for a public inquiry. Election may affect marriage DETROIT (AP) Robert Law and Teresa Gillis plan to marry Nov 16 but the Nov 5 election might have a dra- matic effect on their mar- riage Both are candidates for the Michigan legislature but from different districts within the city of Detroit Under state law, a nominee must live in the district he seeks to repre- sent Helicopter found FORT McMURRAY, Alta (CP) A helicopter which had been sought after it failed to arrive at Fort McMurray was located just north of the town Tuesday night following a military and civilian search The pilot, who was on a three-hour flight from Fort Smith, NWT, advised by radio that he had run out of fuel and landed on a river bank A spokesman at search and rescue headquarters in Ed- monton, 250 miles south of here, said fuel will be flown to the pilot early today A military aircraft started searching the area at 6 30 p m and the missing helicopter was located by a civilian plane about four hours later Voters in northwest Detroit will determine where the new- lyweds will live, their family income and the amount of time they will spend together Both are Republicans and acknowledged underdogs in their campaigns Law, 26, is running against incumbent Josephine Hunsmger in the 1st House District Miss Gillis, 27, is opposing Michael 0 Bnen, who is trying for the 6th Senate District seat left empty by the death of his fa- ther If both Law and Miss Gillis are elected, each one would have to maintain a residence in his or her district The two districts are close to each other, but they are not adja- cent 'If we're both elected, we'll probably have a house in one district and an apartment in the other." Law said "I've checked, and that's legal School language question boils in Manitoba EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH Great Canadian Ojl Sands Limited Open Pit Mine Career opportunities exist for individuals with a steady employ merit background to work m our open pit mine Commencing on large horsepower high speed conveyors vou will progress to giant bucket wheel excavators dnd related large heavy equip- ment The starting wage is S4 67 per hour with excelle-t progressional and promotional opportunities to S5 53 and S5 95 per ftour Free camp wll be supplies at the plantsite pending completion of a nev housing development program for employees The usjal excellent benefi's and relocation assistance are provid ed A Companv representative will be at the Travelodge in Medicine Hat on Friday September 27th Sam to 5 p m to conduct in terviews Please call at the Travelodge m Medicine Hat or phone Ca nadian Oil Sands collect in Fort McMurray Alberta at (403) 743-3331 to arrange an appoint ment GREAT CANADIAN OIL SANDS LIMITED WINNIPEG (CP) Can children absorb an education in one culture while learning under the influence of another7 A group of French-speaking parents in St Boniface don't think so The question has boiled into controversy following a deci- sion by the St Boniface school board to close Tache elemen- tary school where the only English spoken was during classes in that language Closure of the school has created a running battle be- tween the board and the 29 parents who have refused to send their children to another school for fear its bilingual climate will jeopardize a truly French education The latest development was a promise of federal govern- ment support to the province if it reopens the school State Secretary Hugh Faulkner told a delegation in Ottawa that while his depart- ment does not want to become in school board af- fairs it is interested in main- taining an all-French environ- ment under its bilingualism and biculturalism program Earlier Education Minister Ben Hanuschak said the deci- sion to close the on economic and attendance within the jurisdiction of the board and did not require approval of the government There was no immediate in- dication of whether that stance would be changed in light of the federal offer Meanwhile the group call- ing itself the Parents of Tache School issued a statement ex- GREAT CANADIAN OIL SANDS LIMITED REQUIRES UTILITY MECHANICS HELPERS are permarenl round positions wrth a starting salary ol o1 per hour anfl increases as 6 Jnoilh intervals to 53 pet hour aller 2-3 Tf DUTIES TO wrvice -nsctires n anfl 'held Help meclTanics wilti repairs ana frchanac d comDonenls run "racV press atx) oltier tielaled duJtes Ttx> equipment includes 75 and 150 HOT Wabco trudks OS and 09 Caterpillar traders graders Scrapers loaders GVI and Cummins THE QUALIFICATIONS 10 preferred and ptfvioui opetatmg and servicing on ttsavy equipment There witl be on ihe-job training IDT These posilicms will eventually testa lo an m ppprenlioeshlp program in ftittyyr hpavy duly mechanics aulo or welfling on 5he basts on seniority and qualrficalions The Ccrpany offers a vcy comprehensive benefits program and assistance 10 all -emp Also a majtfted savings Collar 1or up ]D a maximum 5% oontrlbultcm aHer 18 candidates w n be ottered free camp accom foflatiprK pending rornplelion ol a major tioustng ecmsJrwdton pro- lot 1or completion Inroughoul Ihe 'ntw applicants ptPBS" in oorflKtenoe to THE SUPERINTENDENT, EMPLOYMENT GREAT CANADIAN OIL SANDS, LIMITED P.O. Box 450, Fort McMurray, Alberta or Phone 743-3331, collect, In Fort McMvmjr pressing concern that a national principle would be lost if Tache school remained closed Tache is the Gibraltar and cradle of French education in the statement said "We believe our children and their heritage should be protected Tache school was the only elementary school in the prov- ince that offered solely all- French instruction, except for the mandatory English-lan- guage classes At the secon- dary level, St Boniface College is the only institution in which all instruction is in French The school board said in closing Tache that studies conducted two years ago in- dicated enrolment would con tmue to decline and it was more economical to offer the all-French studies known as Program A, at nearby Provencher school Provencher also offers Program B which provides for 50-per-cent instruction in English and 50 per cent in French Soviets living like 'capitalists' CENTREVILLE, Md (AP) Soviet diplomats are living in grand style at their eastern shore retreat, stocking it with comforts that would have made a czar envious After buying a luxurious es- tate at Pioneer Point for more than million, the Russians acquired two yachts, im- ported a speedboat for wa- terskiing, installed air condi- tioning, improved the tennis courts and touched up the swimming pool The resort, formerly owned by businessman John Jacob Raskob. includes two man- sions on 40 tree-shaded acres with sandy beaches along the Corsica and Chester rivers Victor Ivanov. resident manager of the estate, says the resort is used for relaxa- tion by Soviet diplomats and their families who come from Washington, often in groups of about 50 At one recent patty, the So- viet diplomats invited local government officials and pro- vided seemingly unending supplies of lobster, vodka and caviar "You'd think they were cap- italists." one neighbor com- mented Snails indicate harsh winter TURIN. 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