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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, August 7, 1974 Pollution forces removal of Sudbury neighborhood Edsel likes his Edsels A mounting problem Truck driver Frank Irezl adds more kettles to an already overflowing pile at a scrap metal yard in Tor- onto In June tests done by federal government found 43 of 85 "lodels of kettles failed to meet lead pollution health standards Consumers Affairs Minister Herb Gray banned them SUUBUKY Ont (IP) Ihe tirst Ontario neighboi hood doomed to ex- tinction air pollution is disappearing Splintered boards empty window trames and the steel skeleton ol a set ot childrens swings sit in Happv Vallev waiting to be trucked away Four or five houses are occupied the last of the 23 lamilies who were told last summer thev had to move or have their homes ex- propriated in the section ol in- dustrial Falconbridge 15 miles noitheast of here The provincial government decided to demolish Happv Vallev a local desig nation 'because of the unsuitabilitv of the immediate area for residential use The halt dozen people still In ing there are unhappy about the destruction ot their once tightly knit community Vallev is in the path ot winds cam ing fallout from Falconbridge Nickel Co smelters a mile High pollution index readings on a monitor placed in Happv Valley three years ago have caused the company to reduce production on several occasions The monitor was installed following complaints from some Vallev residents and en vnonmentahsts Others sa% that lack of water is as responsible for the sparse as is air pollution The last remaining residents do not blame tor what is- happening but lament the move to new neighboi hoods I 11 miss my propel one homeowner 111 er e a pi operty like this again It 11 never be the same 1 alconbridge Nickel is con- ti ibutmg 000 toward pur- chase oi the properties The province is adding to covei demolition and other ex- penses Political struggle ends in operation PEKING (Reuter) A woman with an abdominal tumor lav on an operating table for Ib hours and was opened up three times while a political struggle raged over her savs a newspaper report trom Shemang The paper that sur geons in a Shenvang hospital began the operation to remove the woman s tumor but decid- ed it was too dangerous to proceed and sewed her up propaganda worker heard of this and upbraided the sur- geons for putting their own reputation before the interests ol the people a sign thev were tainted by revisionist influences The operation began again but the surgeon in charge decided it was too risky, said the tumor was inoperable and closed up the incision The worker immediately gave the doctors a dose of class education the report savs urging them to over- come revisionist tendencies and do everything possible to save the patient as long as there was the slightest hope of success The surgeons cut open the patient for the third time with renewed determination the newspaper savs and finished (he operation successfully 16 hours after it began OAKLAND, Calif (AP) Kdsel Henry Ford a car col- lectoi unrelated to the au- tomotive family has a hope- less He just sold two but he owns six more of the ill-fated cars that handed Ford Motor Co a million loss in two and whose name has become svrionvmous with ca tastrophe That s not so many tor an Edsel owner said Ford who helped tound the 1 500-mem ber Edsel Owner s Club We have a club member in New York who owns 56 Ed- sels and can t part with any of them It s kind of a dis- one, then an other and another Edsel billed as the car for the executive on his Agnew armed WASHINGTON (AP) Former vice president Smro Agnew who used to relv on the Secret Service for protec tion received United States government approval Wednes to own a gun More metal ores found in ocean floor springs PARIS (AP) A French deep sea exploration sub marine has discovered several new springs spouting rich metal ores trom the bed of the Atlantic Ocean a French official said todav Working in the Franco GET YOUR BUDGETS WORTH HFREJ foods Bologna Ground Beef BY THE PIECE LB Civukfu FRESH WHOLE r I IVatalwi JO DAIRY COUNTER ..99 Juice 3 Cream M frowns ft Midocean Undersea Survev the three man Cvana found one such spring last )ulv in an 8 800-foot ravine in the main Atlantic fault off the the official said The official a spokesman for the French National Centre tor Oceanographic Ex ploration said a number oi new springs were tound in a 5'i hour dive Aug 3 He said it is believed the springs were caused bv water penetrating deep into the earth and being forced up again under heat and pressure bringing the minerals with it Preliminary testing on re search vessels in the French American project have shown the ores contain rich mang- anese and iron oxides and mav contain small quantities of topper and other ores The Cvana took several pounds of samples ot the deposits around the springs where the deposits are slowlv but continuously spreading out ac ross the surrounding ocean tlooi The basic objective of the project was to prove the theorv of continental drift that the continents float on huge plates on the earth s (rust and ongmallv formed one single unit Studies carried out by the C vana and the U S submarine Alvin in the ntt have proved that this is one ol the points where upwelhng material pushes the continental plates apart The spokesman said that the mineral springs are an impor tant byproduct of the main project It could lead to systematic exploration for such metallic sources not only underwater because of what geologists are learning from this he said way up when it was in troduced in 1957 has become a collector s item as well as one ot the most joked-about autos in the industry because ot its sales failure The Ford company pro- duced only 110 000 Edsel model cars between July 1957 and November 1959 There s no money in collec- ting Edsels Ford said He said an Kdsel an be picked up tot between and 000, depending on the condition and that thev usually take mote money to restore than can be obtained by selling them You don t go into ihe Ed- sel thing with the idea ot mak ing a killing at it It you re not into it lor the tun of it you re not into it at all CAREERS YOUR FUTURE IS HERE GOVERNMENT Of ALBERTA INSURANCE INVESTIGATOR CALGARY Department of Consumer Affairs Investigates complaints and advises members of the public on the interpretation of insurance policies trust accounts and claim settlements Qualifications in elude Grade Twelve supplemented by considerable investigtional experience with particular reference to insurance claims investigations Graduation from a recognized police school is an asse' Salary 892 to S12 168 per annum Con-petition Number 6461 C 1 Closing Date August 1b 1974 (PLEASE QUOTE COMPETITION NUMBER WHEN APPLYING Information and application forms from GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION BUILDING ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620-7th AVENUE S.W. CALGARY, ALBERTAT2P OY8 ASSISTANT TO THE MANAGER -A W on Scenic Drive is looking for an assist- ant to the manager We are looking for a mature person who is willing to work toward advancement in our company Experience an asset but not essential as we have a complete training program For a personal interview Phone KEN MARTIN at 328-6056 For Appointment FOOTHILLS ASSOCIATION FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED require a CENTRE SUPERVISOR for their proposed sheltered workshop for handicapped adults. Duties to include supervision of approximate- ly 20 trainees and working with the Board of Directors and community agencies, de- veloping programs for the rehabilitation of the physically, mentally and socially handicapped in the Crowsnest Pass-Pmcher Creek area Individual should have a high degree of self motivation and initiative to develop new programs Any interested persons forward a letter stating previous experience, if any, and a short resume of your qualities and ex- pectations for this position Please indicate salary expected For further information and submission of application, please apply in writing to The President, Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded, PO Box 133, Blairmore, Alberta, Phone 562- 8157 Applications will be accepted up to and including August 24, 1974 Starting date September 1 1974 or as arranged SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL INDEPENDENT GROCER MIHALIK'S Finest Quality Meats Cut to Your Requirements 642 -13th Street North Phone 328-5742 FREE City on Stora Hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 9am to 6 p m, Thursday and Friday a m to 9 p m. 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