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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta f.Ti IHE IfTHORIDGE HEUAID WtilnciJciy, Auyusl 16, W2 m California Search for Fountain of Youth creates major new industry l.omlon Observer Bonier LOS ANGBLKS The Am JIHVS Dr, Eivhuul Hardin, [lift clinics of Hollywood, Dr. Hobcrt A. 1'Yanklyn, Sunvet Strip clinic looks search for the Foimlmn freaky. Todny it's simply a part like something from a world He verify Hills plastic .snr- j I "II bus ceased to be of Youth has created a IIPW niajor industry- re ju t inn; and nowhere is business brisk- er than in California. A record Quarter of a million Amc of good grooming of the future lit was rlc- Cnlifornians have long placcrl i signed by the architect of Bra- a premium tin youth: there is I "We've done away neither respect nor advance j aura, tlic su-k 1 people groaning in the mghl Quarter of a million Amcrieuns; in being old in this Kroamru; in me nigm underwent cosmetic plastic stir- j competitive MI- replaced it with a beamy last year, a figure which pe in remit years included a notable- increase in ndvamv on all fronts of the va- the number of men seeking to rious "liberation" movements stay young in looks. j rlispcllcd any illusions and U seems that simply by look- j inhibitions. 'Flic secrecy that ing more youthful, you can stay once surrounded rejuvenation young in heart: a new nose, say trcalmenUs and operations had -i awav. Senators hold t h e plastic surgeons, can j change your enlire outlook on j life; a new head of hair, say i the trichologisls, will do mi lei.s; and Ihc SJO-a-rlay "fat Hen press conferences to discuss their hair transplants; actress- es the delimits of imimniaplasty on television; farms" promise Hint through engineers a n d truck-drivers regression will conic salvation, j throw their old machismo to call it happiness sur- the and repair to the face- prinr t r c ti n i u e It's new philosophy that encourages people, to visit their neighborly plastic .surgeon once every five years to keep in shape." For around a woman can have Dr. Franklyn's 48- hour beauty weekend, from which she emerges with firm h re a.s I a n cw nos e, f e wcr wrinkles and no bags under eyes or chin. Dr. Franklyti has been in the cosmetic surgery Ihe technique for enlarging fe- male In'ea.sls which goes by the all-American name of mamma- plasty (iinnhiillation of a sili- cons" cushion between breast and chest: eo-l .MOST COMMON' The lu'east is rapidly overtaking Hie nose joh as the most common Imsincs for decades: he more says than two lie invented missing Guyanese cuplnr TORONTO tCE1) United A cliarter flight brought Slates immigration officials say to Toronto May H and they have caught four of Guyanese who did not catch return flight, lo Guyana from J left June :hoard, i Carnclian and imnngra- lion investigators arc trying to Toronto. Immigration officials say (track down the others, they believe more may have Thcv sav lhrec werc .successfully entered the United Slates illegally while others arc m Ncw Vork anfl another still in Canada, awaiiinn an op- j at Lcv.-islon, N.Y., on the Niag- portunily to get to the U.S. ara River. A woman, caught Aug. 5. had North Carolina birth cerlifi- only 31 on 1 cate. An immigration official said Jacqueline Bnisch, 25, said she found the birth certificate on a Toronto street. "They seem lo have birth certificates blowing all over the streets of said a U.S. official. "This isn't the first time we've encountered this." sur- cc is rising accordingly. Resides tho silicone-ciishion technique, in M-hich a covered pail is attach- i ed to Ihc chest wall, there is he wholly illegal method of di- liquid piliconc injections. It is illegal it is dan- gerous, preventing detection of urea si lumors and requiring very delicate application if the treatment is to be succesful. All too often, quacks give over- large injections too frequently, using low-quality silkonc since they arc unable to obtain the h i g h-grade material legally available to the tiny handful of practitioners licensed to use it for experimental purposes. Most doctors recommend no more than a small increase by Ihc implant method say one bra-size. 'And they're often as- tonished by Ihe husband's ideas of what is says Dr. John Williams of Los Angeles. "lie sits quietly in the consulting room until the ques- tion of arises. Then it em- erges that he requires a fac- simile of Mae West." The. facelift (rhytitlectomy) may involve removal of Fore- head and eye tinkles, lighten- ing of cheeks and jowls or of rlo'ihle chins and sagging neck skin. It can cost up to nnd. like the nose job, !eavc you black, blue and greenish-yellow for 10 days to two weeks, dur- ing which depression pels in. i "A period of despondency is in- I evitabln nnd natural." says Dr. Kurt J. Wagner. "My mother wouldn't speak to me for days after her face-lift." llr. Wagner, a colorful fig- ure with a mtxlish little beard, a flamboyant taste in clothes and all Ihe proper professional qualifications, is one of the most successful men in the business, lie Ireals up to 20 clients a day at his Bevcrlcy Hills clinic, and is frankly con- ic nipt nous of his many critics In the profession, "They attack me for seeking he says. "Rut what's wrong with that? I'm well-known because I'm good, ami they're not." INVKNTKI) If Dr. Wanner is the King ol Cosmetic Surgery, as he boasts, the most eminent of U.S. Iri- ehologists (hair ex perls) is Dr. Norman Orentreich, who in- vented the hair transplant technique which is all the rage today. His method has given new hair and hope to thou sands, from Frank Sinatra lo Senator William Proxmire, the Wisconsin Democrat, who, a 57, first had the pouches under iis eyes removed by surgery, hen went on to receive some 2W plugs of hair nboiit 'mlividkial .shafts at a cost ol M.500. The process consists of mini- scule hole- boring operations icrfonncd by an instrument lo Hie trade as "the cookie-cutter'1 fa of an inch circular into the holes it makes arc planted liny plugs of hair-bearing scalp. In 10 lo 2f> weeks these sprout new lair; it takes about a year to jrow anything resembling "a good lioad of hair." Perhaps the most flourishing One of California's most nunis is the "Golden Door" section of the rejuvenation in- dustry is that which promises simoly to reduce weight: llio "fat where affluent so- and overweight movie and TV actors pay a week lo refurbish fading charms, fa- at Rstrondtdo, near Srm Diego, a private retreat of con.sidurable opulence where an exclusive 20 clients at a time arc pounded, drilled and discreetly starved by fiO highly-trained employees. A steady regimen of exercise and massage, facials anrl saunas is supplemented hy meals that never exceed) calorics a day. The Greenhouse, near Dallas, Texas, is billed as the world's most expensive beauty farm The Duchess of Windsor is among the women who have ta- ken the treatment. Butr .says chief instructress Usn Dobloug, "she's five foot two and weighs 100 pounds KO slie really doesn't have much of n problem." The directors admit that the course costs a lot of money. But they .say, it's even more expcn- sive to get sick In America and RO to hospital Russians want to save world's sinking cities By DKV Mil HARK A London Observer tier vie MOSCOW Venice is not the world's only sinking city. Two Soviet specialists report that while Venice has attracted most attention it may become necessary to protect many oth- er seaside cilies all over the world wilh Dutch-style dikes. For they believe that present measures to prevent Venice from sliding under tlw sea, and SIMPSONS bears Save on a family-size 19" portableTV with easiest ever tuning. And a to call its own 399 99 Reg. A timely offer to convince you that you needn't ony longer for color. And not jus[ any color. Great color. The sort you find in ibis crafted beauty. You see it in fhe bright family-size Aulomatic Chroma Control to make sure it slays that way. Even f you change channels. Then there's the slickest tuning jusl once and the channel is sel Hie you wont it. All backed hy the latesf circullry and components. For example, the big 4" speaker for :onsole-quolily sound; the 3 IF stagn chassis for peak performance and distance power. Topped by a beau- Mful grain cabinet- Add color la your life to day t Compile custom swivel-top TV featuring chromed trim, 4 casters. Custom iwivel-top TV sland included TV i and flarfiot such measures may not even he another, much like Ice Hoes in nt to the problem in this a river. and other sinking cilies. Summarizing (heir conclu-; sions from research, Lev and Valdimir Bankovsky point out in the latest issue of New Times magazine that Tokyo is sinking even faster than Venice. While Venice has subsided by about 18 centimetres in the last 50 years, this is annual rate of .subsidence in Tokyo, Since the Second World War the easlcrn .sector of Tokyo has sunk more than two metres. Bangkok, capital of Thailand, is sinking at the rate of seven centimetres a year. The In- dian cities of Madras and Bonv iay are going under slowly but icfinitely. The most popular explana- ion of subsidence in scientific irclcs has been that most oastal cities stood above nlcnsively exploited deposits if artesian waters, oil or gas. Tiercfore the surrounding rock trata under these cities was contracting and if water could pumped in again, the orig- nal pressure would be restored md all would bo well. Out, say the Soviet scientists, cities were swallowed up hy he sea in the ancient past he- ore such wells were dug or natural resources under the earth exploited. In Bombay, for instance, tho exploitation of natural gas and oil began only n recent years and subsidence ante-dates Hits. STRICT LAWS Since 1901 the Japanese have >een enforcing strict Inws iboul the use of subterranean waters hut these conservation neasures have not the rate of annual subsidence, Moreover, It has been observed :hat soil docs not always sink n the spots where gas deposits are most Intensively exploited. in short, say the Russians, the explanation blaming cavities left under the earth hy men is both simplistic and unscientific. Believe they have found a more accurate explanation through ncotectonlcs, a science they claim was founded by Acadc mician V. A, Obruchev some 25 years ago. Hitherto, Ibey ex plain, scientists believed tha1 the earth had entered into slate of temporary tectonic (structural) rest after Ihe mighty upheavals which pro- rocligioii5, so vast that there is >ractically no way lo cope with hern. Scientists, say the Russians, have observed that as a rule inking cities are In regions vhcrc a ncolcctonic process is active. Sinking cities all stand on tho surface of mighty sedimentary filling vast depressions or folds in the earth's crust. The Bankovsky brothers de- scribe the tectonic process !ollows: "There Is reason lo believe hat tectonic flexures arose result of one Mock of the earth's crust piling upon anoth- er over the deep iaclined frac- ture dividing them. Tho edges of the bottom rock sag, form- "ng depressions that sre grad- .tally filled with sedimentary Sometimes the advancing clocks, acting like the blade of a giant bulldozer, press the loose rock into folds, crack Ihem and raise them up In mountain ridges." UNLUCKY VKNrCB This is the process said to hn taking place in the area of tho Adriatic Sea. Venice is unlucky precisely because it, stand1! on a spot where UK: upward thrust of sedimentary rock Is no long- compensating tin subsi- dence of the lower massif. In Japan, the southern part of Honshu island is advancing forcefully upon the northern, causing tectonic subsidence of the Kanto plain together with Tokyo, Yokohama and other cities. The Soviet scientists helievo that man cannot, as yet, pit himself against these tectonic processes, and so the only way to save such places may be to construct a system of protec- tive dams. They say that in tho most affected ccuntrisfi, not enough funds are provided by governments (o study tho pro- cess, whereas there are now 20 tectonic centres in the Soviet Union, equipped! to observe changes in the physical fields of the earth. As a program for saving big cities anrl other areas threaten- ed by subsidence they suggest the organization of a global tectonic service to make 3 thorough study of (Jic move- ments of earth's crust and re- laled problems. From this would follow the planning of measures to protect sinking cities. Nickname street Berime corner' MIAMI, Fla. (AIM In thr past two years, thieves have murdered .John TJenn's anrl robbed hi.s .service slalion of in ]2 holdups. James Cox, who ran a serv- ice station a crow? flic street, saw the bandit who killed Sadie Dean, but he'll ncvnr testify. Two man His after Mrs. Dean died, rohfwrs murdered Cox in his station. The two unsolved murders lop a list of crimes against hnsi- nosscs a t the i n) e rsc ct ion of Miami's 7th Avenue and Norlh- Top efforts Noble ford fillilelc.s performed well at Ihe .Summer (lames in Row fslarxl. Kay and Noel Jan- kunis look (ho silver medal in mixed tr-nni.s doubles for 14 land under with Kirk Hofman and I'erry Luchln taking the I bronze in hoys1 doubles H under. Sandra Pike and Owen I ,iichh pi f oiiri h in I lie girls' doubles 14 and under. Carolyn the bnw.o in gins' M ami under isliolpul. l Mlh 5'rp.ot rJcknamed 'Crinin John says he. likr n hi.s station, but he can't md any takers willing to cover iis investment. In the few months, mer- chants and their nroum! Crime Comer have re- wrlcd seven nrniod robberies, If) break-ins, 1] polty Ihefts inrl numerous auto thefts, assaults and oilier offenses. Miami Police Richard Wilt nllrihntcs the high crimo rato to Ihr fart lliat the corner Is in a "raliicr heavy com- mrrriat area, anrl ordinarily crime is at a rather high level in any snrh area." nOYCOTT l, Pa. (AD (Jov. Milton .1. Shapp has thrown his support Ijohind (lio Unilcd Farm Workers boycott md ordered all si ale agencies to slop buying non-union icc- Ixrtf Ictlucc. lite only ex- ception, Sli.-ipp said Monday, is Irllurc on Pennsylvania fa r m s. The boycott n ppli f s mainly in California and Ari- zona. ;