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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE lETHBRIDGC HERALD Wcdnosdoy, Auguil i, 1970------- End To Unit Grain Quota System To Help Farmers OTTAWA (CP) Olto Lang, minister responsible for the Ca- nadian wheat board, says most farmers would benefit from the permanent elimination of the unit quota on grain. The system has been dropped for this year. No decision has been made on future years. Tlie minister made public Tuesday a letter he has written in reply to a petition by persons supporting the old unit quota. In it he said "I believe we can find better ways of help- ing the legilirrjale small farmer and that we can do so without making the average farmer pay for that help." What is not always realized, he said, is that oniy "the very HIROSHIMA REBUIIT Survivors walk past one of the few buildings still standing, top, two days after an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945. Now, 25 years later, the city is rebuilf and seems no different from any other Japaneso city, bottom. But, memories and reminders of the blast still linger. Memorial Services Planned For 1945 A-Bomb Victims HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) On Aug. 0 and 9 the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki re- member the 1945 atomic bombs which turned their cities into wastelands. For many it will seem only yesterday. In both cities peace bells will toll, doves will flutter' into the sky, Buddhist sutras will bei chanted in memory of tie dead. After these solemn pauses, Hi- roshima and Nagasaki rail re- turn to everyday living. On the surface, inhabitants of both cit- ies are indistinguishable from their 100 million compatriots. Long since rebuilt, neither city at first glance seems any differ- NagasaH, which wants to for- get, has a single monument to mark its black day. Hiroshima, designated a "peace memorial because it was first to suffer atomic devastation, maintains a museum of atomic horrors, a cenotaph and a peace park. A gleaming white buildin has been erected by the Chi goku Press close to the hype centre of the pikadon, "th lightning bomb" which added grim chapter to the history the Second World War. 11 Perish In Blaze MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Eleven men, most of them elderly, died in a blaze tHat swept a three-storey building In downtown Minneapolis today. Four persons were taken to hos- pital in critical condition. ent from other Japanese cities. Fire officials said nine others escaped, one by climbing down a rope strung out from a win dow on the top floor. The blaze apparently startei In a wooden outside back stair way, firemen said. The causi was not immediately known. SUPER SAVINGS AT THRiFTWAY DRUGS SUPER SAVERS from THRIFTWAY KODAK 1NSTAMATIC X15 COLOR OUTFIT 21" REG. 27.95................... an I to pick up the new Sylvanla Needs no batteries. 1 BRECK CLA1ROL 12-01. bottle. Color Bath. IMA Reg. 1.99. 2.25 STEAM VAPORIZER Keg. 9.9S 6-99 SECRET SPRAY DEODORANT Reg. 1.49. 99 NOXZEMA 14-oz. jar. Reg. 2.49. 1 .99 THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE Cm. of 200 CIGARETTES CASH ONLY REGULAR Cln. of 200. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Open Sundays and Holidays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7p.m. to 9 p.m, SUPER SAVINGS ruqss "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXAU DRUG STORE" 702 13i'n Street North Phone 327-0340 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS No Assets Report Required If Tax Proposals Approved OTTAWA (CP) Revenue Minister Jean-Pierre Cote said Tuesday most taxpayers would not have to report the value of their assets on "valuation day" if the government's white paper on taxation is implemented. He told the Commons finance committee the only exception his department anticipates is closely-held corporations. As part of its proposals for a capital gains tax, the govern- ment said in the white paper Romney Leads Nomination For Seat In Senate DETROIT (AP) Lena Romney held a narrow lea today in her bid for the Repub can nomination to the Sena from Michigan, one of foi states holding primary elections Tuesday. Computer troubles in Detroi where one-fifth of Michigan voters live, delayed the tabul tion of votes in Mrs. Romney race against state Senator Ro ert Huber. She is the 61-year-o wife of George seer atry of housing and urban d velopment in President Nixon cabinet and a formei" governi of Michigan. With 73 per cent of Michigan precincts reporting, th unofficial count was fi Mrs. Homney and fi Huber. In the other three states wil primaries Tuesday, the unof: cial count showed these resul in major races: Missouri: Sen. Sniart ton was a landslide victor in h )id for the Democratic nomin tion to his fourth term in the Se- late. His November Republica opponent will be Attorney-Gen eral John Danforth. All 10 in c u m b e n t Democrats and one Republicar denomination. Kansas: Attorney-Genera Kent Frizzell was a runawa winner over four opponents fo the Republican nomination fo jOTOrnor and the right to mee ncumbent Democrat R o b e r locking in November. Dockdn md no primary opposition. Idaho: Gov. Don Samuelson won the Republican nomination or a second term, beating Did Smith of Resburg. Cecil D. An drus was nominated by Demo to oppose Samuelson In November. Action Planned On Zoning Violation CALGARY (CP) Tile cit; preparing to launch two tes ascs against city landlords and contractors who have vio- ated zoning regulations, Mayor Rod Sykes said Tuesday. The city planning depart nent knows of at least IOC ases where permits were is ued for duplexes, but four Icxes were built instead, he old a news conference. In every case the builder's vere told to conform to exist ig regulations and "court ae- on will be taken against ouple as a test." The mayor said the breaches ave occurred continually b u I most flagrant last year 'hen (he city's zoning bylaw ruled invalid. There were o effective zoning regulations or about a week. tlayor Drapeau 'lans To Seek liird Term MONTREAL (CP) Drapeau announced Tues- i.v night he will seek a third nsecutive four-year mandate mayor of Canada's largest The 54-year-old lawyer-mayor made the announcement to re- poiters following a day-long meeting of his Civic Parly. "I am ready to continue as head of the Civic Parly and to seek n new mandate as Mr, Draneau esaid, Mrs. Romney was picked as Michigan Republicans' "consen- sus" candidate at the party's March convention. The Republican winner will face two-term Democratic in- cumbent Philip A. Hart in Nov- ember. Hart had no primary op- position. Republican Gov. William Mil- liken was an easy winner over magazine publisher James Turner in Milliken's bid for a full, elected term as state chie executive. As lieutenant-gover' nor, he succeeded Romney in the statehouse when Romne; was named to the cabinet. State Senator Sander Levin led a field of four seeking th Democratic nomination as gov ernor. Primaries in the U.S. are heleen exposed as a fraud, a So- iet newspaper reports. Fivi scientists who tested Rosa Kule hova concluded that she had leen peeking through holes in jer blindfold. Driver Finally Passes Test Failing 39 Times HARROGATE, England (AP) Miriam Hargrava passed her driver's test to- day and it was big news in Britain. She had failed it 39 times. Now her only problem is that after having spent about on driving lessons, she cannot afford to buy a_ car. She had to sell her oln one three years ago to pay for more driving lessons. Mrs. Hat'grave, 62, took her irsl test nine years ago. After icr 20th failure she began to nake the papers. After her 7th she was entered in the luinness Book of Records as he champion failure of them When she flunked for the 30th time last April, Mrs. Har- prnva aEflounced thai she was giving up. But a driving school ottered her free les- sons, and since then she has spent two hours behind the wheel every day. Byers Dies At: Camrose CAMROSE (CP) Funeral :ervices will be held today for Lawrence M. Byers, 63, a part- aer in a flour mill and a prom- inent stockman, who died Sat- irday after a heart attack. Born in Nova Scotia in 1906, Mr. Byers moved with his fam- ly to Cainrose in 1926 where lis father and his uncle found- ed Byerj Flour Hurricane Damage Hits Million CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. (AP) of damage neared million today in Coastal Bend vacation area in the wake of Hurricane Celia. The storm claimed 32 lives, 13 in Texas. Figures kept mounting on death and destruction from the effects of Celia's blows in the Corpus Christi area and north- westward into Mexico, where the storm finally beat itself out Tuesday. Five persons died as the storm battered across Cuba and 14 were drowned in Florida wa- ters turned turbulent by the slorm's passage through the Gulf of Mexico. With damage to more than three-fourths of the buildings and houses in Corpus Christi and dozens of neighboring towns, officials tentatively put the property damage total around million. Crop losses were estimated at nearly million. President Nixon declared the Corpus Christi area a major dis- aster area, making federal money available to speed relief. Tokyo Cracks Down TOKYO (Reuters) -Tokyo starts a crackdown today on vehicle exhaust fumes, the main source of'the city's major smog problem. The city government will start checkups on the amount of ex- haust gas belched out by cars, backed by heavy fines. Currently the law limits .car- bon monoxide in a moving vehi- cle to 2.5 per cent, but this ap- plies only to new models. The new legislation limits carbon monoxide from old vehicles while idling to below 5.5 per cent and to below 4.5 per cent in new vehicles. The transport ministry esti- mates there are about vehicles, including about passenger cars, on Ja- pan's overcrowded, inadequate roads. The new law covers about cars, taxis and trucks, rat excludes light vans which already are subject to periodic ministry checks. Police, artned with gas masks 'or protection in Tokyo's pol- luted streets, mil make spot checks throughout the city of people. A red sticker on the vehicle will mark an offender who will lave approximately two weeks to make the necessary repairs, a government spokesman said. Failure to comply will result n a fine up to yen (about ;81) while unlawful removal of he sticker will result in a fine of up to yen (about The new measures have been ntroduced to counteract the udden emergence of a new orm of photochemical smog by the action of sunlight m chemicals in vehicle exhaust jases. The smog has resulted in housands of people being reated in hospital for sore eyes, ore throats and breathing prob- ems. EAGLES WON BIRMINGHAM, England AP) A pet hawk named Hansel escaped from its owner's hed but was captured Tuesday vithin four hours by Elsie Ba- les with the help of Police Con- stable Richard Partridge. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT NOON OA ABOVE "ZERO AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET icthbridge 90 57 Waterton (Approx.) 87 53 'incher Creek -87 53 iledicine Hat 89 Cranbrook.......87 Edmonton....... 79 asper..........81 Banff....... Calgary..... 'ictoria 'enticton 'rince George rancouver legina...... askatoon Vinnipeg 62 55 49 51 81 47 34 51 66 50 95 64 81 49 59 57 59 5fi .03 70 83 81 'oronto......... TO 48 Ottawa Montreal 52 53 65 51 66 60 67 61 80 71 72 St. John's 75 Charlottetown 68 Chicago 72 Minneapolis 80 New York 83 Los Angeles 73 Miami 88 FORECAST Lethbridge Medicine Hat Today and Thursday: Suri- ny and very warm. Higlis both days near 90, lows in the 50s. Columbia, Kootenay Sunny with a few cloudy periods to- day and Thursday; Isolated af- ternoon or evening thunder- showers. Highs both days in 80s and low 90s. Lows in high 50s. Finest Steel Farm Buildings Ever Made THE BEHIEN CURVET No building of equal quality can match tha low cost of clear span Curvets. Channel- i ridged steel panels bolt to- jj gether quickly In a rugged, weather tight shell. Clea from 26' to a spacious 68'. Park tha biggest machinery with plenty of turn-around room. Us9 for low cost grain storaga. Make! an Ideal warehouse, auditorium, ets. Sesr valua today In steel buildings. We do NOT HIGH PRESSURE sell. BEWARE OF SAtESMEN TEAMS you do not KNOW. We refund deposits up to 4 after you sign an order. Write us for our list of nearly 500 satisfied owners of steel buildings purchased from us. NO OBtlGATION. Many designs and sizes of steel buildings Convex, Flattop, Slraightwall, etc. IF you can afford to build you can affoi4 WRITE OR PHONE TODAY GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-316J OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA also to 5 lay in traffic. There !s some construction work 4 miles east of Creston. Highway B Lethbridge to Welling. Base course paving is finished. There are some rough sections. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. POUTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. 9 p.m. Del Bom'ta 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Kooseville, B.C.; 7 a.m. 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthlll-Kykcrts 8 a.m. midnight, Highway 3 west. There Is -paving between Lethbridge d Monarch. Motorists arc to watch for men and uipment. Between C o 1 eman d the B.C. border paving is progress causing slight de- ;