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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CURTAILMENT oi the city's bus service is going to cause havoc in quite a number of areas. While ap- parently unable to remain on an operating budget at the present hours, transportation is still a necessary part of the workaday world. The Sunday schedule, for instance, may not hit a great many people, but those it will hit are church goers both for regular services and early masses. Jiutead of running 9 a.m. to 12 midnight the new schedule will be in operation from noon to p.m. Buses will close early as well at 10 p.m. instead of midnight. We can't help but wonder how many employers will feel the effects of this 10 p.m. move. Under the Alberta Labor Act, a female employee is prohibited from commencing or ending a shift dur- ing the hours of and 6 a.m. unless the employ- er provides safe transportation to her home. Up until the hours of 12 midnight a female em- pioyee could catch the city transit system. Now witn buses out at 10, there is a little gap of two hoursr in which the employee must take a taxi or walk. Not employee drives and not every family has two cars to spare an extra, vehicle. H seems that while tlje service was not a paying proposition it was needed by those who used it. A10 p m. closing is going to affect those attending movies and local productions downtown. It's going to affect kids at sports-and dances who depend on catching that last bus. it's the old story of money versus service. Tax- payers will be saved Well perhaps thai s what Lethbridge taxpayer wants. To be saved money. Service and the cost of the tax dollar Walking is good for one, that's true, but when you have five young punks attacking an old man in the. downtown area, women are not going to want to walk the streets to their outlying homes.- If you wake up one morning to find one of your little ones in spots, don't panic, it may not be German measles. There's an epidemic of eurythema mfectio- sum travelling around, and that's all it is .It vou'd'prefer the easier name it's Fiftn Disease 'which means there are five types of measles and this is the fifth one. It's very mild, some itching mostly affects children two to 12, contagious but there s no Quarantine even for the child who has it. This should "be a relief to mothers who were throwing their offspring out each day of the holidays 'to soak up the sun (and spread out the noise a bit) to know no one has to be confined to quarters. Eurythema infectiosum resembles a flush on tne 'cheeks, slightly raised areas which will spread to the leaving a lacy effect when the rash subsides No treatment and no laboratory tests required, says my friendly medical practitioner. With all the meetings in town this weekend, do :you suppose we could get the Flying to the Pollution of the Southern Regional or is it the other way 'round? Since the favorite guessing game of the week hap- pens to be the Academy winners, here s an- -other calculated choice. __ We'll put our money on Jane Fonda in They WIOOT and we hope-the movie runs away with the prizes. It's exhausting, often depressing, but its impact is astounding because it's so real.__________ 1VDP Silences Women With Social Credit Ruling VICTORIA (CP) -British Columbia's time women cabi- net niaisters wufch't a vert k Thursday as the teg- their estimates. A fast-moving New Democrat ised a procedural luch had gone against his arty Weditesday-to silence abieia Jordan, Isabel Dawsw Grace McCarthy, the minis- witlxnt portfolio. Cocke' (NDP New Westminster) said the people B.C. were being asked to pick of a H8.876 tab for "three PR (public relations) people for the Social Credit party." He added: "I see no evidence of any justification for this vote and 1 call foV division now." He thus capitalized on a rat- ing from the chair. Wednetday that a division 'call is not de- batable.. On that occasion the ruling against the NDP, pre- venting further debate which it had planned. The three women leaned to their feet simultaneously in an attempt to prevent closure of the debate-rbut were too lite. Tne division bells rang. Amid bowk of laughter from AARN Over Bill 80 Rumors Rumors circulating in Alber-i_ U Tonnday that Health Minis- among registered nurses in Al, M to Contents 'of this bin would 1 ministers werej to set nursing stan- Nurses dards. Mrs. AARN dined 10 make any comments Abee Jacobson, local p if rnT1eii1nint branch .president de- WHlSUlUUll Here Monday Miss Doris Noble, consumer consultant for foodand drug of tbe western region to local meeting win be held as soon as possible DELEGATES' WIVES A shortened version of the three-hour Japanese tea ceremony was viewed by wives of F I y i n fl Farmer delegates meeting in the city weekend. th out of control of the issooabon prcrincal to' the Witt Government Goofs Cyclamate Products Still For Sale be approved by the Calgary as- odauoD. F.O.L BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL 6th Ave. AondlSthSt. h. Every Saturday Nigh) at 8 p.m. 5 Card, for 1.00 fcKh 7 Number GomM JACKPOT OXnrm and Free PRIZX ChiMm 16 not allowed TURNOVER TIP When'you'are nuking UX-D- overs or tarts with a rich pastry dough, roll only half the dough at a time and shape. By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Fimfly Editor Contrary to federal health de- partment regulations issued Oc- tober Health Min- ister John Munro, supplies of food products fiycla- mates were still on local gro- cers' sbetves Thursday. An announcement made Friday in Ottawa revealed that health officials had missed the deadline for pub- lication of tne cydamate ban in the'liarch issue of'Canada' Gazette. The ban cannot rxrw be published until April 22. "We just slipped up administra- said an aide to Health Minister John Munro. All cyclamate' prndncls will be legal tender until that time. Effected by the ban were diet jams, jellies, desserts and ice creams which contain cyda- mates. These products were to have been removed from Ca- nadian grocers.shelves on Wed- nesday. Cycla mate is an artificial M also reversed their opti- on to ban tbe individual iiicial sweeteners containing a mixture of cydamate and sac- barine. It was suggested that abels would, however, be hanged to warn against exces- sive use and recommend a doc- or's consultation for medical lurposes. Tbe Canadian food and drug directorate kept to its origina ruling on other food products containing either, sodium cycla mate or calcium cyclamate. June pediatrics drugs such as sweetened antibiotics solu- tion for children win be pro- liibited. Only diet canoed frui will remain on tbe shelves until Sept. 1. available this week in local stores were packaged dk drinks, desserts, cookies, pkl les, and jams and jeDies all.o which contain cyclamate. Only two of the seven super markets checked had neglec ed to remove cyclamate prod uds.and one bad not complete! removal, while, in others, the open spaces on shelves showed recent removal. Most stores had lowered tbe >rice on banned goods prior to emoval. One store official said that a reminder had been sent out'to each store, ruling out the possibility of forgetting the April 1 ban. Of the 20 stores checked, both supermarket anc ndependent grocers, six still lad illegal products for sale. One supermarket cashier ap- parently unaware of the dead ine, commented that i wouldn't bf long before tbe diet >roducts would be removed if hen reminded the deadline had passed she said, "Well, T guess it takes time to get these things off the CONTAINS WARNING The packageofone sugar substitute on sale in the city carries tbe notice that the prod- uct contains cyclamate which is of no nutritive vahie and should not be used in excessive amounts. New diet products make nse of an ingredient called sorbitol One food manufacturer has bv trodoced a diet spread to re- dace jams which contains sac h a r i n e and sorbitol.' The spread will be available for public consumption early i April in 11 flavors. The new spread will meet representa- of the Consumers Association of Can- ARTERIES' Did you know that the pipe- lines of the'world'are called 'the arteries of civilization''? That's because the advance of every civilization has coincided with its ability to provide good plumbing and public sanitation. WIG SALES AND SERVICE COBY'S IEAUTY SAION 3M Si. N. S27-S6I7 THE BFTTER HALF By Bob Barnes Leorn Hairtlress'wg MARVEL BEAUTY SCHOOL REDUCED RATES-TEKMS WHITE FOt REE INFOtMATION I METHOrOUTAN Bh Calgarr FREE! TINTS TONERS BLEACHES To Any Woman In Southern Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL 7th MR, KEN SWEENEY of London, Eng- land noted color consultant for world famous "Wella" will be at Classic Coif- fores on Tuesday, April 7. No appoint- ment necessary. There will be a charge for shampoo and set. Classic Coiffures and Boutique 323 6th St. S. Ph. 328-3066 sweetener used in place of. or addition to, saccharine. ,The special foods were a boon both to weight watchers and dia- betics on sugar-free diets. One dessert product which was purchased in a local super- market Thursday carried the following' on tbe back of the package "contains sodium cy- damate and saccharin. Non-nu- tritive artificial sweeteners. Supplies 312 cakriea per 100 gms." The Canadian ban followed on the heels of the U.S. health sec- retary Robert H. Finch's order to remove all foods and drinks containing cyciamafes from food markets by Feb. 1. Laboratory tests showed blad- der cancer developed in rats fed large amounts of cycla- mates. The ban was ordered even though there was no evi- dence at that time that cycla- mates had caused cancer in hu mans. A step by step phajing-oul of products containing cycla- males was to have started in Canada Nov. 30 with diet sof drink; and drinks which are mixed with cyciamafes. This date was later extended to Dec 24 due to government error. Both the U.S. and Canadian health departments took a hart line with cyclamales initially but softened the effects of the new legislation (or the American cyclamale in d u s t r y and soft- drink industry in Canada. It's been estimated that worth'o( diet drink stock has been poured down the Ca- nadian drain since the ruling went info effect, plus an esti- mated spent on new advertising, labelling and pack- aging. U.S. authorities on Nov. 20 said the sale of foods and su- gar substitutes containing the sweetener would be allowed as long as the label shows the cy- clamafe content in an average serving. The department also allowed powder, tablet and liquid sweet- eners to remain (w sale to the public. Canadian food drug authori- the sugar replacement needs diabetics by containing 6.3 ca ories per teaspoonful witho sugar being employed in i manufacture. A spokesman for Take Off Pounds weight-re- ducing club, the not cause any great harm to TOPS members. The club at- tempts to cultivate good eating habits in its members rather than dependence upon diet pro- ducts. Dr. Ross Chapman, director, general of the federal food and rug directorate said in Febru- ary that suztable substitutes will also be available for jd- ies and canned fruits. Tbe Canadian Diabetic. Asso- iation has been consulted about the new formulations and n drawing op trie phasing out timetable: There are more than diabetics ia Canada alone. INGER'S ffel CERAMICS, STUDIO lo do and how to oo thorn' -S JOIN IN THE1 WORID'S MOST FASCINATING HOBBY. awl'AITHtHpOH Phone. 321-2189 "J've decided to give you one lost chance to 'apologize before going home to mother." RESIST LOADING The c a m el frequently kicks and bites while being loaded. THE FOSTER PARENtS ASSOCIATION will meet on WED., APRIL 8th P.M. in HOUGHTON BLDG., 515 7th Street S. GUEST SfAEKER- MR. 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