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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDOE HE5MD Wtdneidny, Auguil 4, 1971 Edmonton Telephones backed EDMONTON (CP) Alber- ta Conservative leader Peter Longhecd said Tuesday his government would allow cily- owned Edmonton Telephones lo expand to its "natural boundaries." Mr. Lougheed told news conference Die policy is linked to the Conservative campaign platform of giving more auton- omy to municipalities. A 1D63 agreement, with Al- berta Government Telephones, which confined Edmonton Telephones to older1 areas of !he city, now is under media- tion by a special committee set up by Premier Harry Strom. Last year, the government threatened to pass legislation which would make the 1963 agreement law. Two-China work begins By WILLIAM N1. OAT1S UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United States worked be- hind the scenes today lo line up support for resolutions that would invite Communist China to join the United Nations and at the same time prevent the expulsion of Nationalist China. Diplomatic sources said U.S. Chief Delegate George Bush outlined the two resolutions and asked for co-sponsors at a meet- ing of representatives from about 20 delegations Tuesday at his office opposite UN head- quarters. The sources said the resolu- tions will be submitted for the General Assembly session open- ing Sept. 21 as soon as the dele- gations determined whether their governments will become :o-sponsors. The first resolution would offer the Communist regime in Peking a seat In the United Na- lions, would specify .that the Na- tionalist government on Taiwan would continue to be seated and would direct the specialized UN agencies to take the decision into account. SETS SAFEGUARD As a further safeguard to Na- tionalist China's membership, the second resolution would classify any resolution to expel the Nationalists as an "impor- tant question" requiring for its adoption a two-thirds majority of those voting. ot life' platform formulated by Russell BRIGHT SMILE FOR BEST SYSTEM Consumer Affairs Minister Ron Basfard smiles as he shows the six new standard toothpaste tube sizes that will replace the 29 differenl sizes now on the market. The new packages created in consultation with toothpaste manufacturers are marked in metric units of volume. "Once the new scheme is in effect, I believe we shall have the best system in the world for the sizing of toothpaste said Mr. Basford. Heart-lung patient undergoes new surgery CAPE TOWN (Reutcr) The world's longest survivor of a heart-lung transplant, Adrian Herbert, has undergone a three-hour operation to repair a graft of one of the transplanted organs, said reports fom South Africa's Groote Schuur Hospital today. The colored (mixed race) pa- tient, who received his new or- gans from a black African 10 day ago, had the operation Tuesday. Hospital sources said today doctors discovered Tuesday that Situation 'disastrous' for hog men OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Federation of Agriculture is pressing the federal govern- ment for deficiency payments to hog producers. In a statement today the fed- eration said a payment of a hog up Lo a maximum of 200 hogs per farmer is needed lo offset "heavy losses due to low prices" this year. "The situation is, and has been truly disastrous for hog said Charles Munro, president of the CFA and a hog fanner himself. The federation is asking that payments he made under the Agricultural Stabilization Act, passed in 1958 to help stabilize prices for agricultural product. No payments under the act have been made to hog farmers. a rupture in the joint of the 49 year-old dental m e c h a n i c 's windpipe was allowing air into the chest cavity, which could be fatal. An operation was not carried out immediately, but a pipe was inserted between his ribs to draw the air out of the chest cavity. An operation was decided on later to repair Ihe rupture and was carried put by one of Ihe Irospital's senior surgeons in the absence of Dr. Christiaan Bar- nard and surgeons of the heart team which performed the transplant. Herbert was reported to be weak but in a satisfactory con- dition after the operation. Latest report on his condition from the hospital today said he was still satisfactory. CARPET and UNO (Complete Free Etlimateil No Obligation! PHONE 327-B578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet House of the South" Reich rims as independent CALGARY (CP) Dr. Carl Reich announced Tuesday he plans to run as an independent candidate in Calgary North Hill during the Aug. 30 pro- vincial election. Dr. Reich has disagreed for several years with the Alberta College of Physicians and Sur- geons, which refuses to grant him a specialist licence. Dr. Reich said he will speak for the "hundreds and perhaps thousands of Albertans" who have no voice against bureauc- racy. He is interested in reviewing medical that come be- fore the Workmen's Compensa- tion Beard. "Every day of the year, work- men who are injured or sick are told -they are well or recov- ered and their compenslion is cut off even though their fam- ily doctor knows they are riot well. "I will speak up In Ihe leg- islation for the most cruel of these cases." EDMONTON Lib- eral parly today released its policy statement fur Hie Aug. 30 provincial election and said it will strive lo provide Al- Iiertans with jobs and a quality of life that will surpass all other areas of North America. With a voice in the legisla- ture, said party leader Bob Russell, the Liberal party can provide the reasonable alterna- tive that is cssertial lo Al- berta's future. To create jobs, a Liberal government would conduct a detailed study of primary re- sources. It would determine where the timber, minerals, water, OL! and gas are located, what the reserves are in each area, and what the potential is, based on global and Pacific- rim marketing prospects. Mr. Russell said a Liberal administration would provide funds at reasonable interest rates to enable small cities and towns to establish industrial To enhance Alberta's agricul- tural potential, the Liberals would form a team of food marketing specialists and re- searchers who would travel to Ihina and Japan and study the market potential of the prov- ince's agriculture products. Mr. Russell said there is a a quality of life in small com- munities worth preserving and the Liberals would develop small, satellite communities near large urban areas. "Future communities adja- cent to large metropolitan areas must be set aside Mr. Russell said, "and the planning for transportation cor- ridors, utilities and other es- sential services should be an ongoing matter." A Liberal government would partially finance up to 25 per cent of the capital a regional water and sewage authority. Mr. Russell said immense savings could be realized by bringing the treatment of water and sewage under a single au- thority and one system of major plants. There would be a massive clean-up of lakes and rivers, with a Liberal government pro- riding weed culling machines and dredg.es. A Liberal government would establish recycling plants for glass, paper, metal cloth and other waste products and gar- bage packing plants to con- solidate and sterilize certain wastes. The smoothest taste in town -Schenlcij SPECIAL RESERVE CANADIAN WHISKY Very proudly Canadian A prestige product of Canadian Schenley Distilleries LW. Policeman wets 6 mouths for theft CALGARY (CP) Philip Bruce Crosby, 25, a city police constable, was sentenced Tues- day to six months imprison- ment for theft. He pleaded guilty in provin- cial court to taking S90 from a strongbox in the police station property room about the mid- dle of May. The money had been lound by a citizen in late April and turned into police. An investi- gation was started when the person returned to see if the money had been claimed and it was missing. Police Chief M. J. Kent said the con.slablc has been dis- missed from the torce. Lawyer wins nomination EDMONTON (CP) Law- yer rinrrie Chivers wns nom- inated to contest the Edmon- ton Eeverley constituency lor the New Democratic Party in the Aug. .10 provincial election. Mr. Chivers, ,10, won nn the first ballot against teacher Dill McLean, 40. Mr. Russell said UK Liberal party would concentrate on eliminating specific abuses of the welfare system. At the same time, there would be increased regular as- sistance for dependent children in welfare families who con- tinue their education. Property taxes would be bas- ed on a simple formula involv- ing the site o[ the house and tiie lot. The penalty for im- proving property would be eliminated A Liberal government would make it mandatory for foreign interests wishing lo form subsi- diary companies in the province bo offer at least 55 per cent ot the equity shares to Albertans for a period of one year. The percentage would decrease dur- ing the next five years. There would be government support for kindergartens, and capital and operating funds lo municipalities for day care centres. There would be an export tax on natural resources, with the money going to meet education costs. Mr. Russell said civil service employees would get a bar- gaining agent and a Liberal government would negotiate an agreement on binding arbitra- tion in essential services. For the farmer, a Liberal government would bring in a complete line of commodity in- surance covering crops and animals, and establish a veter- inary college at the new Uni- versity of Athabasca near St. Albert. A Bank of Alberta, created from existing Treasury Branch- es, would include a special agriculture department which would provide line of credit financing to {aimers. Mr. Russell said the Liberals would evaluate land around Al- berta's urban centres to deler- mine its classification and pos- sible future use. A Liberal government would form a power and water au- thority which would be respon- sible for the construction of all dams and the distribution of power in Alberta. For women, the Liberal plat- form offers a program of fam- ily planning and birth control information and facilities; grants and bursaries for adult women students who are re- newing their education and a study of legislation to ensure that no discrimination exists. For Uie consumer, there would be n department of con- sumer affairs to educate the public and protect the consum- er, and a consumer education program in schools stalling in Grade 6. Credit reporting agencies would be licensed so their ac- tivities could be regulated. A Liberal government would eliminate medical care insur- ance premiums and replace Ihem with an income tax levy. Dealing with the environ- ment, the Liberal party state- ment calls for more wilderness parks, an independent pollu- tion control commission and controls on strip mining nnd forest operations. Mr. Russell said a proposed native develop m e n I agency would ensure liiat all provincial development plans recognize Ihe needs, desires and potential of native people. Heart swap patient feels fit MONTREAL (CP) Thirty- two months after receiving a new heart at Royal Victoria Hospital, John Parkinson, 55, [eels well enough to wrestle. Reached by a reporter, Mr. said when asked about his health: "Look, I don't know how old you are, but if you wanted to wrestle I'd take you on any- time." Mr. Parkinson is chipper enough to pedal three miles a day on his exercise and shoots golf in the low 90s. "I'm healthy, I'm lie told Die reporter. "And I have fewer colds since the oper- ation than I did before." Twice a month Mr. Parkinson checks in at the Royal Victoria where a surgical team led by Dr. Anthony Dobcll implanted the heart Nov. 3, Mr. Parkinson is one cf 26 surviving heart-transplant pa- tients, and one of 20 who has survived more than a year. Pilots strike ROME (Router) Hundreds of air travellers were delayed by a two-hour strike at Rome Airport Tuesday by ground staff and pilots of Italy's national Ali- talia Airline. The work stoppage was the 277th since January. LAST 3 DAYS! GREEN'S SUMMER CLEARANCE SUMMER SANDALS MUST GO 1 selection regular to 12.00 M QQ FINAL 3 DAYS, pair........ 1 selection regular to 18.00 FINAL 3 DAYS, pair....... SNEAKERS rt and dlscc LAST CHANCE Reg. to 6.00 Short and discontinued lines NOW ONLY, pair PUMPS and TEEN SHOES MUST GO One wlection regular to 18.00 R. 99 NOW ONLY, pair 0" One selection regular la 24.00 LAST 3 DAYS, pair' MEN'S SHOES and SANDALS A Value You Cannot Missl HUSH PUPPIES PEDWIN CROSBY SQUARE 5-99 Reg. to 20.00 NOW ONLY, pair HEEL HUGGERS A few pair of while and beige left Regular to "7 QQ NOW ONLY, pair PURSES SHORT AND DISCONTINUED LINES ONE SELECTION ONE SELECTION, each CHARGE GREEN'S SHOES on Sixth Street South LARGE DRUG FIND York regional detectives John Tsinonia, left, and Ted Green, examine parcels of hashish found buried in a field at Stouffville, north of Toronto. Police describe the 350-pound find as largest in Canada and estimate its value at million if lold on street by the ounce. Coal company is charged with polluting streams EDMONTON (CP) The provincial fish and wildlife di- vision announced here thai Car- dinal Coal Co. has been charged with Iwo counts of pol- luting Ihe Luscar and Cabin creeks in west-central Alberta. Division administrator Grant Campbell said complaints two months ago resulted in the charges, of unlawfully allowing a dcliterous substance into wa- ters frequented by fish. The company, scheduled to appear in provincial judge's court Aug. 11, strip mines for coal in the areas, about 230 miles west of Edmonton. DROP BOTTLE BAN SOUTH SAN FHANC1SCO, Calif. (AP) A city-wide ban on the sale of beverages in no- return bottles and cans has been scrapped by city council. Merchants and some council members favored a recycling program instead. Weather and road report If. ABOVE lO.fln AT IZ-UUNOON SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Calgary Edmonton...... Banff....... Peace River Rocky Mtn House Penticlon....... Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Yorkton......... North Bay Regina Winnipeg....... Thunder Bay White River Toronto Ottawa Montreal........ St. John's...... Halifax II L Prc .89 .59...09 94 62 85 58 .06 86 54 00 51 .28 83 52 67 55 .06 85 53 93 61 74 50 69 63 81 62 85 67 76 51 63 47 Do 55 64 36 75 49 79 55 78 60 82 60 74 65 Fredericlon 79 65 .63 Miami......... 86 78 New York........ 88 73 Los Angeles 94 72 San Francisco 61 53 Denver 89 58 Las Vegas.......107 08 .01 Paris 70 68 Berlin......... 81 69 Madrid 84 59 Moscow 68 55 Stockholm 78 61 FORECASTS Lethbridge, Medicine Hal and Thursday] Sun .ny except for one or two late, altcmcon and evening thun- der s h o w e r s. Lows Highs 85-80. Calgary Today and Thurs- day: Sunny except for one or two late afternoon and eve- ning tliundershowers. Winds west 20 and gusty during show- ers. Lows 50-55. Highs 75-80. Koolenay, Columbia To- day and Thursday: Sunny ex- cept cloudy in the late after- noon and evening with showers Highs both days in the 80s. Lows tonight in the 50s. Gleaner Model "G" Combine Is A Not jutl in llza but in performance 50 bushel grain only a llarvation diet for this big perform- er. For your farming operalioni you should go Gleaner Model Look into our Interest Free Finance Plan GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P.O. BOX 1102 PHONE 317-3165 _ OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AM A All highways In Uic Leth-1 dry nnd in good driving condl- bridge District arc bare and' lion. PORTS OF KNTRV (Opening end Closing Coiills 24 hours: Convoy 5 n.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonitn 7 n.m. to B p.m.; Roosevillc, 7 n.m. lo 11 p.m.; KiiiRsgatc, B.C., 2-1 hours; Porthill-Rykcrts e n.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 n.m. to 0 p.m, WUdhorso, 7 n.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours dilly. ;