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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE tETHBRIDGE HEKAID Salurday, Auflusl 1, 1970 Deadly Gas Probe Set WASHINGTON (AP) A House of Representatives sub- committee will begin Monday a hearing on the United States Army's plan to dump more than tons of deadly nerve gas rockets into the Atlantic 280! miles off the Florida coast. Representative Paul Rogers (Dem. who announced Die decision to hold the hearing; said he thinks it "most appro- priate that we begin an investi- gation immediately into this matter." Rogers also said he requested Defence Secretary Mclvin P. Laird to delay moving the gas, now stored at Lexington, Ky., and Anniston, ur.til after the subcommittee's hearing. Rogers said representatives of the army and the departments of state, interior and welfare will be invited to testify hefon the House merchant marini committee's oceanography sub committee. Several members of Congress meanwhile, contend the army ignored international law in de vising plans to dump the deadly gas. Other legislators coniplainec the army had given too shorl notice of its elaborate plan to transport the dangerous cargo overland before sending it to the bottom of the Atlantic Aug. 10. The army announced Thurs- day two trains will start from Anniston, Ala., and Lexington, Ky., carrying the steel-and-con- weapons to Sunny Point arsenal near Southport, N.C. Senator Claiborne Pell (Dem R.I.) said the United States is obligated by the 1958 Geneva convention of the law of the sea to consult with internationa. committees before disposing of potentially hazardous pollutants in international waters. Freight Boost Sought OTTAWA for freight-rate increases aver- aging four per cent have been filed with the Canadian trans- port commission by 15 Cana- dian including Cana- dian National and CP Rail, it was announced Friday. The new rates, to affect about 33 per-cent of rail freight traffic, would go into effect Sept. 1 if approved by the com- mission. The federal prices and in- comes commission said in a Ao cent statement the proposed in creases fall within its restrain- ing program, aimed at holding any price rises to less than re- cent cost increases. The last rate change March I, 1970, gave the railways a three-per-cent increase. The new rates would produce an estimated additional rev- enue yield in one year of about or 1.3 per cent of the railways' current yearly to- tal freight revenue, according to the Railway Association of Canada. ALBERTO VO5 HAIR SPRAY TO FIRST 50 LADIES. SAVE Toilet Tissue Plastic Laundry Kleenex 60 and 100 Watt Reg. Sea Ski 4-oz. Tropic Tan Req. 1.09 to 1.33 Pish Pans and Utility Tubs Reg. 77c Picnic Tables AND 2 BENCHES Ladies' Rain and Shine Men's Western Jackets Reg. 12.95 6 and Running Sbes Reg. 14.95 to 19.49 Assorted Styles and Colors. Little Boys' Jackets ALL CAR BRUSHES WAXES AND. Little Girls' Reiin Shine Girls' Assorted SIZE 2-6x. ASSORTED STYLES AND COLOUR. Reg. 3.98 Cliina Tops Last Of Red Cross Cash Douors GENEVA (AP) China was Hie biggest Red Cross cash donor for the relief of victims of the Peruvian earthquake, fig ures released here today show The League of Red Cross So- cieties said a record number of 63 national societies took part in relief acdon following the quake which devastated Peru May 31, leaving dead or missing China made a cash grant of league officials said, indicating a new pattern of Chinese participation in world- wide events. But it was pointed o'.it that tl" largest single contribution to the Peruvian disaster thus far hns been made by the Soviet gov ernment which flew in 61 mas sive transport planes with equipment which included i complete hospital, bulldoze! and road-building machinery. INCREASE EXPECTED Visits lo the national parks of the United Stales are expected to exceed Ihis ycai nearlv nine per cent moie than in 1069. Juice Decanter 6 piece set Reg. 2.19 SPECIAL ____ Goldex Detergent Ammonia with tree sponge Reg. 59c SPECIAL Eosy-Off Window Cleaner 20-oz. Reg. 77c SPECIAL Spirt Shirts SIZES 10-16. Reg. 2.98 SPECIAL 1.44 Salt Pepper Shakers Reg. 1.98 WOODGRAIN A Ad SPECIAL ?1 Joboy Lipid 1-GAUON SIZE. Reg. 2.49 SPECIAL ____ Boys' Briefs S-M-L. Reg. 3 for 1.44 1.19 SPECIAL Dippity-Do Setting Gel 8-oz. Reg. 1.07 SPECIAL Kofex Reg. 55e SPECIAL 39' SPECIAL Brass Magazine Racks Reg. 2.45 99' 5 only Hostess Chair Assorted Colors Reg. 17.44 5 SPECIAL ABC Laundry Detergent 4 Ib. Reg. 1.29 SPECIAL Palmolive Liquid Reg. 1.09 24 OZ. SPECIAL Coranado Avocado 13.2 cu. ft. Refrigerator 30" Range Reg. 724.95 SPECIAL 519.95 Ladies' Fancy Briefs Reg. 79e Pr. 0 SPECIAL f- for Toddler Boys' Pants Reg. 1.98 SPECIAL 3 A 3 Goldex Paint Thinner Reg. 79c qt. SPECIAL Stor-Mor Tackle Box Reg. 2.69 1.99 SPECIAL Camp Trailer Mattress VINYL COVERED. 30x48" Reg. 8.99 SPECIAL 5. Fishing Rod Case 48 INCH SPECIAL Reg. 1.88 1.19 FAMILY SHOPPING CENTRE 426 6th STREET SOUTH ;