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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta China ready to restore relations with Japan TOKYO Utentcr) China appears to lavor the restor- ation of diplomatic relations with Japan as soon as Jap- anese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka visits Peking, prob- ably next month, newspapers have reported today. Tlic reports from Japanese correspondents based In Pe- king diplomatic .sources in the Chinese capital and Frogs, garter snakes big business in Manitoba area WINNIPEG years of the 1070s, the govern mcnt says. President Nixon's Council o Environmental Quality sail about liillion will be spoil on new capital equipment an J9-I billion on operating costs. In its general summary how well the United Stales coping with environment problems, the council says tli battle against air pollution being v.-on but water pollutk; results are mixed. he-cause the frog Ls an abun- dant animal around the lakes doesn't mean they can be col- lected heavily without dam- With this in mind, Dr. Stew- art has obtained support from a imbcr of government-backed ;cncies to collect information the breeding habits and life >an ol the typical leopard frog id garter snake. Already the boom in collccl- ig frogs and snakes in the rea between lakes Winnipeg nd Manitoba has led the pro- incial government to take ae- on. >KUM1TS NEEDED For the first time Ibis sum- ier collectors require permits take leopard frogs, garter nakcs and tiger salamanders I. is expected the results of Dr Stewart's study will assist the rovineial resources depart mnt in its plans to draw up regulations limiting the frog md snake harvest. One company engaged in the collcctinf! end of the business Boreal Biological Labora- tories Ltd., which exported about 2 tons some _ from the interlake re- gion last year. And the company, which ships the creatures to Ontario for sale to laboratories and schools throughout North Am- visiling Japanese delegations. These said that China de- sired a joint declaration by Chinese Prime Minister Choi Kn-lai and Tanaka to restore diplomatic relations broken fur about 40 years and ex change ambassadors. T h e reports said Japan w o u 1 d acknowledge China's three principles for normal re lotions, including abrogalinj the peace treaty betwecr Japan nnd Nationalist China A joint declaration would quire parliamentary ratific; tlon. Japan restored diplomat! relations with the Soviet Unio with a joint declaration in 105'" WIDE SPECULATION Government sources t o d a lid not deny wide speculatio hat Tanaka would visit Peldn or talks with Chou late in Sep- .ember. The source also said tl government w a s planning send a special envoy to Ta wan and South Korea to e plain Japan's moves to rcbtoi normal tics China. Infoimed sources said the e voy would be dispatched alt the proposed Honolulu sumii talks between President Nix and Tanaka on Aug. .11 a Sept. 1. The Bank of Tokyo nounced today that its pre dent, Sumio Hara, would China, probably this week, f talks with Chinese financ leaders on problems of mulu interest. The problems to discuss will include a formula for Ir; between the t'.vo countries. THE CAT AT WORK Gelles TrembleaJ of Montreal, 05 the Cat by his colleagues, clambers across the spidery framework of two screens at an Edmonton drive-in llieatrc? under conslruclion, ______________________________ Wednesday, AUQUM 9. 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 Aliens smuggling from Canada up BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) A Unite! States border patrol offi- cial says there has been a no- Iceablc increase in the smuggi- ng of aliens from Canada into he U.S. daring the last 12 to 13 months. Calderhead, chief patrol agent for the Buffalo sector of .he border patrol, said his men "used to have only an occa- sional arrest. "But in the past year to year Burglars sell goods at cut-rate Parking meter test human disaster erica, estimates there is a narket for several million pre- served or live frogs a year on this continent. The company pays collectors from 51) to 55 cents a pound for frogs and 20 cents each for snakes, producing a major .source of income (or some f ilies in the area. Deaths yesterday THE CANADIAN PRESS Lansing, 37, a buxom actress familiar to TV and movie viewers, of cancer. Venice, As- lasia, 75, an aunt of King Con- stantine of and mother of former f i Alexandra of Yugoslavia. Ilcrgamo, Ron- calli, 83, brother of the late Pope John XXIII. NICE, France (AP) The Riviera experiment with parking meters that almost forgive and forget has been a technical success but a hu- man disaster. The idea, which went into practice early this year, was this: stop giving out tickets for overtime parking and in- stead put little yellow cnve- lopcs marked "sorry" on windshields. Instructions on the envelope explained the driver would be given an extra hour free and the city would waive a re- duired court appearance if he put five the yellow packet and placed it in a red metal on the It? o! the parking meter. But instead of coins, there were oftcr. little notes placed in the envelopes: "You or "Die, parasite who picks on tiie or "Why don't you an honest job." The meter men com- plained, offended at the hale mail. There were enough people however, to fill the boxes with five-franc contributions to constitute an intolerable temptation for one zealou ily meier repairman. He vas caught doing overtime! repair work on the ral boxes when none was needed. Mayor Jacques Medccin ubsequently announced re- pairmen would be accom- janied by uniformed patrol- men. That was in May. Then in June, two meter men were arrested and sen- tenced for taking money out of the envelopes. They had been pocketing about 100 francs, or a day. All this made city officials despair. Their solution: Hire plam- clothesmcn to watch the parking meters, watch the parkers, and watch the meter men. Raft -trips to continue NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. (CP) _ The manager of a United States company offering raft rips through the Niagara River rapids said today the rides will continue although seven per- sons have been swept into the swirling water in Uvo separate Lncidents. Thomas Schwciger, manager of the Niagara River White Wa- ter Tours, said a problem has Iwen corrected that resulted in a reporter falling into the water Saturday, the first day of the commercial venture. During a test run July 26, one of the rafts overturned. The six persons were rescued by a sec ond raft. The reporter Saturday was lauled back into the rait by the jther passengers after a pon- oon had broker, loose. Mr. Schwciger said changes were made to the raft and the Sunday ride, with 3D paying customers, went without an) problems. The 520 trip in 30-by 3B-foo rubter rafts takes rider through the rapids and a whir pool. The venture was approve by the New York State Parks Authority. MANY BREEDS Controlled breeding has pr< duced more than 200 recognize breeds of dogs. VANCOUVER (CP) Karl Grohs' delicatessen had a ijrar.d opening: worth of ales in one night, liut Mr. Grohs was home in bed. Selling goods at cut-rate prices in his west end delica- essen were two unkempt jurglars who smashed in the rear door, turned on all the lights at about a.m., and sold such things as salami sausage at a foot and cab- bage rolls and cigarettes at bargain rates. Then .hey closed up shop taking the profits with them about 8i30 a.m. Mr. Grohs said Monday that it wasn't until late Satur day that he got the full pie ture. "Castomers came in and asked how come you're stay- ing open 24 hours a day. "I said it's news to me. Then 1 checked the cash reg- ister and found they had rung up sales totalling S272. I fig- ure the goods they sold at virtually whatever the cus- tomers would pay came to "Customers tell me they liked the bargains but weren't impressed with the tangle-haired, high-smelling clerks." and a half we've apprehended about 150." Calderhead said in an inter- view (luring the weekend that more (ban 60 per cent of those Mho attempt to enter the U.S. illegally are from the Carib- bean, particularly Jamaica, the Hritish West Indies and Trini- dad. RELEASED ON BOND He said the 150 who were ar- rested were headed mainly for New York City or Newark, N.J. After arrested, they her been jailed or released bond pending a deportation earing. Many other aliens, he said, e spotted at the border while yijig to slip into the oountry. icy arc not arrested, just rned back, he said. Calderhead said smugglers re re-ported to have increased 10 price for smuggling an lien into the U.S. to from 250. The border patrol chief said mugglcrs usually arrange le- al immigrant status for an lien in Canada. They then equip the alien with an altered r cour.'.erfeit document, such as a birth certificate, to try to jet him across the border. China buys six airliners LONDON' (Reuter) China has bought another six Trident airliners from Britain, it was announced today. Hawkcr-Siddeley Aviation said Uie order, with spares, is worth about million. Last year a bard-selling mis- sion to Peking by top salesmen and technicians from Hawker- Siddelcy and Rolls-Royce en- gines resulted In China's first order for Tridents. The value of that six aircraft- was million. The new Trident deal comes only two weeks after China placed an order for two Anglo- French Concorde supersonic airliners. NABOB SUNGOLD CRYSTALS MINCED BEEF pom CHARCOAL BRIQUETS bag c Peas Mixed Vegetables Peas Carrot! 2 Ib. pkg. VEGETABLES DINNERS Dulcet Bonito Chunks 6-oz. tin CHEESE CORN POTATOES Canada Grade No local Grown Dairy 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Originated In Alberta For Alberta Families ;