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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THl Walkie-Talkies Play Key Role U.S. Plans Lakes Study WASHINGTON' (CP) -The Interior department announced Tuesday it will seek funds for a complete investigation of the ef- fects of heavy minerals, includ- ing mercury, on fish and wild- life in I he Great Lakes. The investigation, ordered April 21 by Interior Secretary Walter Hickel, follows a dian government report in late 1969 that fish taken from the lakes contained dangerous amounts of mercury. Intensive study is needed to identify sources of contamina- tion, its effects on fish and wild- life and ways to eliminate U, said Secretary Leslie Glasgow. The department estimates U.S. industry dumps more than pounds of mercury in the Greit Lakes each year. Can- ada's share is estimated at pounds. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Two friends talking over a pair of walkie-talkies picked up distress signal from miles away Monday and helped save a woman and her son who were adrift at sea. Jean Dunn and her teen-age son sent the distress signal on another vralkie talkie aboard their iWoot boat, drifting in the Pacific 15 miles off the Queens- land coast. The walkie-talkies are sup- posed to have a range of only 15 miles, but a freak reflection from the ionosphere carried the Police Cut Down On Tickets S 0 S to Victor Mann and Brian Thomas of JIorweH. They called police, and a boat went out from Melbourne to rescue tie Dunns. New Commander CASTEAU, Belgium (Reut ers) Gen. Sir Desmond Fitz- patrick of Britain his been ap- pointed deputy supreme allied commander Europe to replace Gen. Sir Robert Bray who is retiring from active service. Women Protest Abortion Legislation VANCOUVER (CP) A full- scale assault on Canada's abor- tion legislation was bunched Monday when 25 women left for Ottawa towing a coffin symbol- izing tie deaths of la estimated Canadian women each year from illegal The women, member of the Vancouver Women's Caucus, along rith members of other women's liberation groups across the country, pin to staff a demonstuUou on Par- liament' mil on Mothers 'Day, May 10. Marge Hoffifaaugh, spokecma for the group, said the coffin- hauhng motorcade is designed "to mobilize women against a law vrhfch denies them the right lo control their own bodies." v Ai the caravan passes thhuigi major cities, women's groups' will bold meetings and demonstrations. On-Parliamen.Hill, the women will present the govern- ment with demands to remove abortioa from the Criminal Code. Similar demonstrations are planned the same day in other cities. On May J members of the abortion cavalcade hope to meet with Prime Minister Trudeau and Health Minister John Munro. The Dominion Bureau cf Sta- tistics estimates 100.000 illegal abortions are performed each year in Canada and about women die from after-effects. More than are admitted to hospital for prat-abortion complications. CHANGES LITHE HELP W o m e n 's liberation groups claim that last year's amend- ments to the abortion law did little, if anything, to improve the situation. group expected to reach Kamloops Monday night, Cal- gary today then Edmonton, Sas- katoon, Kegina, Winnipeg be- fore moving into Ontario with visits at Thunder Sie. Marie, Sudbury, Toronto and finally Ottawa. A downtown rally is scheduled for Edmonton April 29 in which women dressed as pregnant men plan to carry signs read- ing: "If men got pregnant, would there be an abortion SAN DIEGO in California's second largest city are squeezing city hall's pocket book by cutting down on the number of traffic tickets they issue. The 930-man force, many wearing black armbands, gave only 20 traffic tickets in a 39- bour period starting Sunday. A 30-day moratorium was an- nounced 'by the Police Officers Association, seeking higher wages for the force. The. other drivers stopped during the opening pe- riod were given only warnings. Traffic tickets usually bring the city -a month reve- nue: About 900 tickets a day are normally issued.' Oronsay Back In Home Port SOUTHAMPTON, Knjjlanrl (CP) The liner Oronsay, which spent three weeks in Van- couver harbor last winter after an outbreak of typhoid affecting five of its crew, finally arrived back in Southampton today. The British vessel was 18 days late in its return here from a wide-ranging cruise which took it as far as Australia. It left .Vancouver Feb. 4 fol- lowing the end of its voluntary quarantine in that port. A total of 39 confirmed cases of typhoid resulted from the out- break. The subsequent complications for the liner, including its long Vancouver stay, cost the .Oron- say's owners, Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., about Painting Not A Fake ROME (AP) A painUaR smuggled 'out of Italy and sold to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts for last year is "unqoestionEbly by says the Italian government's No. 1 art detective. Rodolfo Siviero, bead of the government's office for the re- covery of art thus took issue here with British art expert Sidney Sabin who said in a weekend interview in the Lon- don Times that the painting, the portrait of a vroman, is a 20th- century fake. "The opinion of Mr. Sabin does not concern Siviero said. "What matters is to have me painting returued to Italy as a major part of its cultural heri- tage." Udebrando Bossi, a Genoa an- tique dealer, has been charged with "having caused injury to the national art heritage" for allegedly.having smuggled the painting out of Italy to Switzer- land where it was sold. Chief To Be Tried For Treason NAIKOBI, Kenya So- malia's police chief has been ar- rested for frying to overtinw the revolutionary regime, Mo- gadishu radio soid today Toe broadcast said the chief, Maj.-Gen. Jama Afi KhorsheT, was the leader of an "imperial- ist plot" and mil be tried for treason. Kbcrsbd, 48, is also first vice-prudent of Somalia's 25- member supreme revofutkniary council which seized power Oct. 21. That coup came within 24 bouts of the funeral of assassi- nated President Abdirashid Ah' Sbermarke. Prime Minister Mohamid Ib- rahim Egad who was deposed by the coup has been confined ever since with most of his cabinet under house arrest waiting trial. Secret Letter Causes Rift BONN (Reuters) West Ger-. Iran Chancellor Willy Brandt and Foreign Minister Walter Scheel have settled differences over a secret letter .written to Poland by Brandt without "Scheel's knowledge. Scheel, angry at not being In- formed, called on Brandt at his borne here today. Fears bad been expressed in political circles that the incident might split the cbancellor't carefully-chosen coalition gov- ernment, but a government spokesman, said after today's talk' that the foreign minister now is satisfied. Brandt intervened last week in negotiations between Poland and West Germany by writing a letter to the Polish Communist leader Wladyslaw Gomulka. Longest-Living Heart Patient CAPE TOWN Petrus Smith became South Af- rica's longest-living heart trans- plant recipient today. But 53-year-oM Smith, who broke Philip Blaiberg's record of having lived 595 days after his operation, was back in Groote Schuur Hospital here- with a back complaint. Since Smith's recovery from the transplant, he also h? i had a stomach operation. He received bis new heart In an operation performed by Dr, Christiaan Barnard at Grotte Schuur Sept. The world's longest-living heart transplant survivor is American teacher Louis Russell of Indianapolis, who received his new heart two weeks before Srtith. Medical X-Rays Health Threat PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) A New York radiologist said Monday medical x-rays are a health throat and United Slates regulations to control them "are a mess." Ho recommended sweeping changes to improve x-ray equip- ment, upgrade the training of x-ray technicians and develop new techniques. Hanson Blalz of the Now York City health department loid a national conference on radiation control: "Although the use of medical and dental x-rays is of unques- tioned benefit to man, avoidable or excessive exposures are not beneficial anil can result from deficiencies in equipment and operator training. "Then' is increasing evidence of biological effects of small ex- posures, particularly from genetic Brunswick In Canada, Parliament last week passed legislation setting .tiff penalties for selling or leas- ng radiation-emitting devices that do not comply with govern- ment standards. The legislation, wbich re- quires only royal assent to be- come law, also prohibits the im- portation of radiation-emitting devices not meeting standards yet to bo set by regulation'. It provides fines of up to for manufacturers or distributors selling or leasing substandard devices. SEEKS HOSTEL GRANT BRANDON (CP) The Brandon Community Services Council has asked the provin- cial government for a grant to subsidize costs of a youlh hostel. tire price 17gg _. m pairs 7.75-14 TUBELESS BLACKWALL; WHITEWALL ADD SIMILAR SAVINGS IN OTHER SIZES. 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