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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J'J CHARMING TRICK Ten-yeor-old John Crofl of Edmonton pipes a tune to charm this common garden variely of green "snake." A.I1K1ZOII Move n TORONTO Ail nmn- (cur Toronto I'jitotnologist bus relurmui from Ihe Amazon gHs wil h thousands fit tro- pical insects, including ime illed Urn "lovn bug." lloss IliillUlay, president of n Toronto advt-rt ising agency, hrrtV is nuile hnrtnle.ss but Amazon EmLiim.s bolievc that anyone hilteu by the beetle should make love within two hours or he will die. Mr. Holiday's four-man team rireived several insect biles while nn the ox- lit ion but none were IxHieved to IK; from Hie beetle. The eollecion of insects also include.-; samples of giant rhino- ceros beetles, giant spiders, scorpions and a variety of niolhs which have never been classified. The expedition was KO Ihat insects cnuld be brought back and used in the study of diseases. Mr. Holliday, who paid for Ihe Irip, snut research in Iropical diseases is becoming important in Camilla because people from northern climates do not huve enough resistance lo diseases brought hack b> some travellers, Mr. Molliday specimens of the insects will he delivcreci to the Insect Pathology Re- search Institute of Ihe federal department of the environment the Uoyal Ontario Museum, and various universities and hospi- tals which research tropical diseases. Airport checks reduce hijackings WASHINGTON (AP) more airport screenings accom- panied by fewer arrests are en- couraging hope among U.S. of- ficials that intensified security measures are Moving pause to vrould-be skyjackers. Within a month, greatiy in- creased screening of baggage has rombmed with a doubling of the number of persons given security checks Ixsfore being allowed to board planes, the Federal Aviation Administra- tion has disclosed. At the same time, the number of persons denied boarding and the number arrested have dfi- clined. Officials are hoping this reflecls increasing awareness among criminals that they are more likely than ever to he caught a.s a result of the addeti safeguards. The FAA said that during June, the most recent months for which figures arc available, persons underwent spe- cial security checks because they appeared to fit, at least in MEDICINE HAT, Alia. (CP) Agriculture Minister II. A. Olson said here the cattle fatten- ing hormone DES (Diethylstit- bestrol) is being suspended in Canada because of export con- siderations as well as safety factors. Speaking to a service club, Mr. Olson said food safety offi- cials have not found "any evi- dence of damage to anyone's suspended or banned the use of DES in Canada. "But there are some impor- meat from countries where u.se of the chemicals is he said. That situation, he said, Is "unfortunate in a way." "JBut Canadian cattle produc- ers will be able to compete pro- vided our neighbors are not a 1 lowed to use g row t h st im u- lants denied to our producers." Mr. Olson said the govern- ment hopes stocks of DES- Irecited feed can be cleared up before the end of the year. In an interview later, he said ecision was not made somc respects, the KAA-dcvel- oped hijacker behavioral pro- file. The total of these -so -called profile selectees report cd in May wa.s Of the June total, 453 per- sons were denied boarding be- cause their actions were sus- picious and they could not pro- perly identify themselves or were guilty of .some viola- tion. KKTTKK riGUKCS T h i.s CD m pa red wi I h a M ay total of '174, anrl an April fig- ure Of fwO. Of Ihc kept off Hie air- planes, Mo were arrested, com- pared wilh in May. This total inclurled arrests fnr air piracy, on narcotics charges, M for [wissession of handguns, four for fugi- tives from other jurisdictions, tant reasons in conjunction with the our international trading part-1 ".solely on the basis of market- ners in meat products why we ing considerations.'' have fo stay in line with the j "This is not a black and U-S. decision." white situation. There are also He said Canada is "in some j .some health ramifications in- respects a meat: exporting i country at Mr. Olson said Canadian food "Those countries who have safety officials are not satisfied suspended or banned (he use of j thai all of the possible effects in their own beef produe- i of DKS u.se have been studied tion prohibit the importation of 1 adequately. CORRECTION NOTICE! This beautiful Magnavox Television from MAGNAVOX CLEARANCE ACME TELEVISION LTD. should have rcutl STAND and as advertised io Tuesday's Lethbridge Herald f-1 Inncvrjtlvp i'yl inq, IO'NII.- ond im- Total Aurornolic you vivid 20" tfingonrjl 'Mritrix Picturo fuf of TAC ri-. firm No off-r-, vj'.h o hoiutiful 'J'.-.iijnl in (j.-ninr.rj finnh. Mtawres L, 0, H. 1 51 for Immigralion viola- tions and other offenses. A for a rash of hijackings, some attributed by the FAA in large part to poor security, the FAA last April ordered airports managements lo provide im- proved safeguards at terminals, and told the airlines to tighten their preboarding screen i n g In July President Nixon or- rlerod airlines operating shut- tle flights to start checking all carry-on luggage and to demand that all boarding passengers show two forms of identification. Shortly thereafter the FAA ggested thai the airlines vol- untarily .start screening all hand luggage as well as checked baggage. The airlines have responded to this advice, and the new measures are ex- pected to be reflecting in board- ing .slalisics for July. Bennett accused of .big blunder VANCOUVER fCP) Dr. Pat McOcer, former British Colimbia Liberal leader, has accused Premier W. A. C. Ben- nett of a "frightful financial blunder" of million in con- nection '.vitb the Columbia Hiv- cr Treaty. Speaking at a Vancouvcr- Mountain nomination meeting, Dr. McGcer said Mr. Bennett has glo.ssed ovor the mistake by inaccurately claim- ing that thf; losses will be more than recouped (hrough future sales of drjwn.strearn power benefits (o the Unitwl Slates. The will h a vo 1 o he borne by Ihn people of thr prov- ince, charged Dr. who i s .seek i n g re-e le f lion in I h o Vancouver-Point, (irry nHinc. He demanded lhaf irnMy be reopened. Thr; Amcrican.s arc unlikely to pay any I hi ng Tor so-ca 1 1 ed downstream benefits for Ihc second 3D years of the IX) -year Columbia Treaty, in 1901, he .said. Under the agreernenf R.C. Ifylro i-nnfrtils Ihc flow of the international river lo- prevent downstream FVxxJing in the L.S. to permit large in prrxl notion of electricity downstream. B.C. was pair! cash >n advanro for rhr-se (kn'.'n- strfiam benr-fiLs in (or the first :tf) years of Ihe "Canadiaixs were paid Ft lump sum for downst rea m its plus flood controls, which, with accumulate] inlere.st, cnrne to Mrflccr said. "Rut of till this money and 3tf2 million rnoro bad to he upent by the of with M i c Da m s M I f f rt r from wfiirh H.C. by rfsf.Nrn ir it' .VK ial Crrdil in Ihc was tluit llu; lump- fill rn Americrm pnyrnenf. would cover tho cost of 1 1 tb rfc, trwity flams, plus half of the of rrKidiiniru; Mir a lion, in addition lo [hoi spent through J971, will be required to complete Mica Dam. "Half the machining will come Lo a further S1DO million, for a lotal short-fall of million. To obtain fuij Cana- dian power, another million will be needed for turbines, roughly S200 million for trans- mission lines." in ic Ho n (urihor mil- interest PrfA'in cial legislation to e-sU-ildi.sl basic rulr-s for alF tjrotips v.fiuld not bo in MK puliljc- inlrrest. tfio of AlbfTta siiirl in a brief (winy The- brief was submitted lo a special commitw; 01 professions arid oceupatifrti.s public hearings on prrtfc-ssional stanrJarrls. An 111 nbrf nnrnrn si n ;t 11 prnk-s', ton ?t1 i rr is rlifin.ilile of rJi intfirest.s and restriction: that prevent change, UK brief .sairl. "Our wor.st fear Ls Uliat In the w.-arch for uniformity, cs damage v.ill he done. "Thr! prof ion ir iinirjuf in lhal il is wilh rbr- of lilK'Hy. 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