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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Salmon to ijpear from tables OTTAWA (CP) Tlio prized Atlantic salmon will disappear from North American dinner tables shortly as Canada makes a drastic move to prevent ex- tinction of the species. Environment Minister Jack Davis confirmed Thursday niglil tlmt tile government intends to stop all commercial fishing for Atlantic salmon by Canadians. Salvation Army socks i'u lids on Us own EDMONTON (CP) The Salvation Army has wilhdrawr from (lie city's United Commu- nity Fund and for the first time in 16 years vail campaign for funds oa its own this May. E. Chapman, chairman ol the army's advisory board and Ked Shield Appeal, said that a objective has been set The army received from the 1972 community fum campaign. The army has been with drawing from UCP campaign in a number of Canadian citie. and Mr. Chapmau said the jnove here was prompted by a need for more funds to cove expanded services. "It's the only way to prevent heir lie said in an nlcrvicw. "We hilt-mi to embar- the Danes into taking simi- ur aclioti." Mr. Davis is expected lo an- nounce in Newcastle, nexl fliursday a plan by which gov- ernment will buy out the the commercial e s- iels, gear ami all. "It isn't Iheir he said. But Ihc salmon is in danger and Ihe only alternative would be quotas that would harm the fishermen more by leaving them with a capital investment but poor prospects than the proposed purchase. CATCH DOWN The Canadian ealcli had de- clined from C.3 million pounds in 1967 to about four million last year. Meanwhile, the Danish catch lias also been running at about four million pounds or more. But the Danes are taking the salmon off Greenland, the ocean feeding ground discovered in Ihe early 1960s by the U.S. atomic submarine Nautilus. One effect has been a short- age of salmon in the famous Canadian rivers they spawn in Mlramichi, the Rcsli- gouclie and others. "The runs are down to a frac- tion in the Mr. Davis said. This has had n severe ef- fect on the lucrative sports fish-' ing business on the protected rivers. Mr. Davis said the Danes have responded reluctantly lo Canadian pleas to stop taking salmon off Greenland. The Danes concluded an agreement with the U.S. re- cently to stop fishing salmon by 1975. But Mr. Davis said this will be too late. WANTS DANES TO ACT He hoped the proposed action here would shame Ihe Danes into immediate action to protect the most threatened Eish in the North Atlantic. He would press for this next month in Washing- ton at the International Com mission for Northwest Atlantic Fisheries. L W MOVING LTD. Phone 327-3911 For all your moving and storage needs, call the experts at L W MOVING LTD. "YOUR UNITED VAN LINES AGENTS" The ocean haven of the Atlan- ic salmon wasn't known until he Nautilus; spotted them fcod- .ng on shrimp under ice off Greenland. Until then they bad icon fished only in or off North American and Northern Euro- nean rivers. The discovery has driven the catch biflii enough lo endanger tho species. The damage was compounded by Ihe fact that a reduced number return to river spawning ground.s. Mr. Davis said It would take al least 10 years, possibly longer, to rebuild the salmon run it Canadians and Dane! stop fishing. After that, com mercial fishing would be al lowed only to trim the run under tightly-controlled condi tions. TORONTO (CP) Saleh Izr- cig will lie offered a lawyer's services utider Ihe Ontario Legal Aid Plan it he can't af- ford lo appeal a driving convic- tion by a justice the peace who allegedly made derogatory comments against Moslems. Attorney-General D a 11 o n Rales, who earlier Thursday an- nounced he would recommend lo the cabinet that the justice of the peace, Lorne Taylor, be dis- missed, promised legal aid if the 29-year-old mechanic re- quires it. Mr. Bales said Mr. Izreig's 30-day limit for appealing had expired and he would have lo CITY OF LETHBRIDGE SPRING CLEAN-UP May 1st, 1972, Ihe City of Lethbridgo will commence the annual Spring Clear-up. Rubbish will be picked up according to pnd in order of Ihe zones Indicated below: apply to a county court judge for an extension. If he wishes to do Mr. Bales said, 'it would be my rec- ommendalion lhat the Crown should not oppose the applica- tion." Mr. Izreig, a recent immi- grant from the Middle East, was convicted March 16 of going through a red light and fined S20 and costs. He had pleaded not guilty. TJE DAMNED' During the trial, the tran- script shows, Mr. Taylor, 48, re- peatedly questioned two Moslem friends of Mr. Izrcig's about their willingness to take the oath of witnesses on a Christian Bible and said: 'Moslems be damned." Mr. Bales told the legislature Thursday: "As attorney-gen- eral, I cannot condont or toler- ate such remarks in any court of this province which, in effecl, ridicule a person's religion. Until cabinet deals with Mr. Bales's request, Mr. Taylor will not be allowed to hear cases. Mr. Taylor refused Thursday night to discuss the case or his suspension after 20 years on Ihe bench. Allan T. Marshall of Hamil- ton, vice-president of the Cana- dian Bar Association, said the incident may indicate, a need for jetler screening of applicants 'or appointment as justices of :he peace. Some juslices of Ihe peace are appointed under Ihe Public' Service Act lo perform such rc- slricted dulies as laking infor- mations, issuing search war- rants and summonses and ad- ministering oaths and various kinds of declarations. The other avenue to office is by cabinet appointment which is how Mr. Taylor got his a-year job. Sotu.day, April 22, 1972 THE LETHBRIDOt HERAID 11 Ban imported dinnerware WASHINGTON (AP) 'flic V.S. Food and Drag Administra- tion has ordered the recall o! nearly dozen pieces of im- ported dinnerware it says con- tain dangerous amounts of lead and cadmium. The recall affects a series o! stoneware cups and plates man- ufactured by Ceramano-Kera- mik of West Germany and an a s s o r t m e n t of enamelware items produced by Ishikawa of Tokyo. The FDA said the stoneware, pieces o! Ccramano-Keramik's Svtrf Blue pattern, contains up to 44 times the amount of leach- able lead allowable under fed- eral standards. The cadmium content of the .1 a p a n e s e enamelware was found to be 2ti to 100 times above government limits, FUA said. The FDA said the enamel- ware includes plates, coEfce per- colators, colanders, ladles s-nd salad spoons colored red, or- ange, yellow, olive, lime or royal bine. Hems with wlute in- tenors are not affected, FDA said. Both lead and cadmium art considered hazardous to health, if consumed in excess quanti- ties. VIOLENCE BREAKS OUT Sinking Quebec teachers clashed wilh students trying lo get past picket lines into a community college. Teachers at the local CEGEP school, two-by-four boards repulsed two attacks by studenls. NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Carloadi Scale! Magnel Crano Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 106 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap [j Our Business" Mobile lionie park delayed CLARE SHOLM Dave Ped- dle of Magna Investments Ltd. has advised council he pro- poses to develop 10 to 15 acres for a mobile home park on the Bakos property south ol 43rd Ave. West. It was moved by councillor Paul Andersen that council table the application for the mobile home park. Mr. Peddle says his develop- ment will have 80 rental stalls and 35 stalls for purchase. There will he recreational faci- lities. He told council he needs er- vices by July. i1' Liz Breilkreutz ST MOBILE APPOINTMENT Midwest Mobile Homes is lo an lhaf Norman Breilkreuli has joined Ihei Born arvcj raised in Peoce River, Norm has been in tlie reloil sales field for the past 10 yea's and is more than capobie ol handling all your mobile home needs, Norm and his wile Liz will be taking up residence In Blairmore and are looking far- ward lo meeting and making friendi tn the Crowsnest Pass and east Kootenay orea. Norm Brettkreutx APPROXIMATE ZONES AND PICK-UP DATES: 1, 2, 3Zone 3......May Zone 2......May 4, 5, 8Zone4........ .May 12, 15, 16 Zone 5......May 17, 18, 19 CirJreni of lelhbridge are asked to locale burning barrels and containers odjccent to tho lanes for emptying and wrap or place rubbfsh in boxes, cartons or plastic hagi when practical. Prior lo the campaign, please check the rear portion of your properly to ensure valuables ore not discarded. The City of Lefhbrldge will not remove earlh, large tree Irunks and branches, caragana hedge removals, construe! ion and building wasles, concrete, concrete blocks or other limilar waste materials. Please note thai immediately afrer your zone has been completed, burning barrels are to ba kepi wilhin your property. If barrels remain in the lane, they will be removed by tha Cily. NEWS items will be Clean-Up Campaign 111 formation exchanged arsonists released periodically advising citizens of Ihe progress of llie Spring ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Oil EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government exchanges information with other prov- inces on the movements of ar- sonists, the legislature was told bv Attorney-G e n e r a 1 Merv Leilch. lie was replying to a ques- tion by George Ho Lem I Calgary McCain. Mr. Ho Lorn, informing the bouse that there had been a high incidence of large fires in Calgary recently, raised the I possibility of "professional ar- sonisls" being at work. j Mr. Leitch had no comment j on the opposition member's speculation about professional arsonists but said the province i docs keep a record of arson of- I fences and do exchange in- i formation about the movement i of known arsonists." HEY! DUNIOP TIRE SPECIALIST FREE! CHECKERED FLAG DECALS WITH EVERY PURCHASE. Colourful 5" x 2" Dunlop Decafs- Two Free with every purchase. TRAVEL CRAFT SALES and RENTAL 814-2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4064 I OPEN HOUSE i Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, April 23rd, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. I FEATURING SKIPPER TRAVEL TRAILERS, TRUCK CAMPERS MOTOR HOME RENTALS COFFEE AND DONUTS! Come in and see TRAILER LOU or KEN for the best deal on any one of their latest re- creation vehicles. Many models to choose from. For this month only, these big, wide, strong "60" AND "70" SERIES PERFORMANCE TIRES are going at special prices, Dunlop G.T. Qualifier-the "60" Series designed specially for muscle cars... For with twinbelt construction, and low, ground-gripping profile. For good wilh a wide track stance and raised white letters, S 41-95 IF YOU WANT PERFORMANCE TIRES..': WE HAVE THEM NOW AT SPECIAL LOW- PROFILE PRICES. DUNLOP GREAT WEST TIRE LTD. 1203 2nd Ave. 5. Phono 328-2443 ;