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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE IETHBRIDGE HBRAID frldoy, Auguil ST, 1970- Canada Keeps Hands Off OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment has decided not to gel in- volved in the legal question of whether Canada has sover- eignty over a floating ice island on which an American was slain July JG, an external affairs spokesman said Thursday. The U.S. government arrested Mario Escamilla, 33; and re- turned him to the U.S. for Wai on a charge of murdering Benny Lighlsy, 31, a weather station technician. Llghtsy was killed on T-3, a 28-square-mile ice slab floating in the Arctic Ocean. It now is about 200 miles west of Elles- mere Island. "We have decided not to force the issue of sovereignty to avoid the possibility of putting Canada in the position of seeming in- terfere with the course of jus- tice simply for the sake of an unsettled and very complicated legal the external affairs spokesman said. OCCUPIED BY U.S. The spokesman said the ice island has been occupied by Americans since at least 1952. There is a problem as to whether the ice slab is consi dered equivalent to an island or a ship. If treated as a ship, it could come under international law and the country in which the ship is registered would have jurisdiction. As an island, the matter would fall under Jims- diction of the owning country. The spokesman said the gov- ernment informed U.S. authori- ties July 31 that Canada is re- serving its position on the sover- eignty issue. This was to safe- guard the Canadian position so that the ice island inciden would not be regarded as precedent. Air-Quality Standards Bill Okayed WASHINGTON (AP) A Se nate subcommittee announce Thursday it has approved a bi to set United States air-qualitj standards and require produc tion of a non-polluting car b 1975, five years before industry says it can be done. Under the bill worked out in Senate public works subcommi tee, the national air standarc take effect within 5} years. Senator Edmund S. Musto (Dem, author of the mea sure, said at a news conferenc the bill sets a three-year dea( line for the setting of air qualit standards detailing concentra (ions of pollutants that woul not be harmful to human health It would give the departmen of health, education and welfar four months to draw a plan 1 carry out the new standards Muskie said the plan shou! include such steps as traffi controls, auto bans, emission r< quirements, land-use control mass-transit plans and enforo ment procedures. In addition, the biil enablf states or localities to adopt ai quality standards and emissio standards stricter than those s< nationally. Muskie said the subcommitte spent most of its time ponderin what to do about "this air poll tion automobile. While They Last! 1970 TOYOTA COROLLAS TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Located of General Farm Supplies Coutts Highway Phone 327-3165 HOROSCOPE .if.. By Jeane Dixon Monumental Blunder -Notley EDMONTON (CP) Grant Motley, leader of the Alberta ew Democratic Party, said ere that sale of exploration eases in potential wilderness ark areas is a "monumental hinder" by the provincial gov- SATUKDAY, AUG. 22 Your birthday today: Ad- ustment to sharp realities is eatured in the year ahead, ou must acquire some pre- ision skill, so get started be- ore you miss the chance. Emotional ties settle abrupt- y into strong bonds; your asual contacts may not re- lain superficial. Today's na- ves are enterprising but somewhat unpredictable peo- ple, given to extremes rang- ing from violence to philo- sophic idealism, depending on early environment, social system. ARIES (March 21-April Take it gently and easy. Re- sist the temptation of aggres- sion and a rush to make up for lost time. Discretion is essen- tial now. uuw victims of arkinson's palsy, L-dopa, the idely publicized compound rat has helped so many in ex- perimental studies is now avail- }le under the name, Dopar. ecause a great demand is an- apated, it has been distribut- J only to hospitals and doc- ors who are treating this dis- ase. General distribution to THE WELL CHILD Hope for Victims Of Parkinson's Palsy By WAYNE G. BKANDSTADT, M.D. Written for Newspaper Enterprises Assn. drugstores will be made when production of the drug comes nto full swing. Research on rnment. And to sell the leases for he said, is an "insult a the intelligence of Alberta axpayers." Mr. Notley said the pro- josed Wilderness Act is design- d to sidetrack public opinion and lacks the teeth it needs to irotect wilderness areas. He said that if the Alberta Wilderness Association is cor rect, that the sale of one parce southwest of Calgary threatens hat city's water supply, then he government action "consti utes negligence of the mosi unforgivable kind." Plants Told To Resume Production HALIFAX (CP) An in- dustrial inquiry commission into the bitter five-month strike of eastern Nova Scotia fishermen has recommended that the three idled plants resume production, "without discrimination" against the striking trawlermen. Judge Nathan Green of Hali- fax, appointed by the federal and provincial labor ministers, says in his report handed to the two ministers Thursday that the deepsea fishermen in the three affected ports should select their own four-man committees to discuss working conditions with the companies. The 250 fishermen have been on strike since late March to back demands for company rec- ognition of their chosen union, the British Columbia-based United Fishermen and Allied Workers. Acadia Fisheries Ltd. and Booth Fisheries Canadian Co. Ltd. have refused to recog- nize the UFAWU, but they say they will bargain with any other union. he dnig is continuing. It is only fair1 to state, how ever, that not everyone will 3arHnsonism will benefit from the use of Dopar. It should not x taken by anyone with uncon- trolled kidney, thyroid, adrenal liver, heart, lung or blood dis ease or glaucoma. The long term safety of the drug and its safety in pregnant women has not yet been The drug must be given with cau tion to anyone who has a pep- tic ulcer or psychoneurosis. Anyone who is taking this drug should report all unusua symptoms to his doctor im mediately. The known side ef fects include nausea, irregular pulse, dizziness, -agitation, de- pression and mental confusion These can usually be controlled by adjusting the dosage. Q _ What is Wolfe-White Parkinson's syndrome? Can i be cured? A This congenital heart defect is characterized by ai tacks of very fast pulse (18 or more beats per I can be controlled, not cured b taking procaine amide or dig atlis under careful medical su pervision. Last year a group a Duke University reported th cure of this condition by sur gery. Q In mercury is .gold .prospecting used to pick u gold flakes and this amalgam is squeezed through a chamoi skin. Is there any danger the mercury being through the skin? When th mercury is burned otf, they sa the mercuric oxide is E dead! poison. Is a distance of 20 fee from the source enough fo safety? A If liquid mercury handled daily, absorptio through the skin can lead I poisoning. Gloves impervious to the metal should be worn In preventing inhalation, prop er ventilating hoods are more important than the distance from the source. Q Does heavy drinkin lead to impotence in a man? Yes. Heroism Award, For Albertans HAMILTON (CP) Th Royal Canadian Humane Ass ciation has announced aware for heroism by individua across Canada during the las year. They include: Alberta: Richard Poole, Ca gary; Brent Austin, Edmonto drowning rescues. TAURUS (April 20-May ou have impulses to make pmands for changes, haste, lannel the energy construc- vely, thus avoiding conflict nd accidents. GEMINI (May 21 June se your finest diplomacy with e o p 1 e, and do it sincerely, lis gives you a better chance observe while not so heavily volved in what happens. CANCER (June 21 July ely on your own sure re- ources for strength in your urrent program. People near ou show qualiites you never lought they had. Resolve to mprove your own attitudes. LEO (July 23 Aug. here is potential upheaval, idications of change. Take the nost important, perhaps the andiest issues, first and work ut their solutions. VIRGO (Aug. 23 Sept. The stresses are not pernia- ent, and neither should be our response. Abstinence from ash reaction brings you addi- onal perspective. LIBRA (Sept. 23 Oct. Continue your cautious ap- roach. Give thought to your roperty, particularly anything asily broken or portable. Sim- le precautions save loss, in- onvenience. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Tempers lost today bring re- gret that you hus involved. Expect various ntomiptions; prepare alter- nate uses of your energy. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-DeC. "Mind-your-own-affairs" is a good watchword for today, ledirect the energy into use- ul applications, rather than ailing into casual drift. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan. Family, good friends may express strong feelings hi ways uncomfortable to you. Bear with them, and1 learn rather than squabble or worry. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 Feb. Your characteristic ap- proach to life doesn't favor you low in whining any argument, particularly an emotional one. Tomorrow is almost as tense; put everything over for a long- er time. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Most chores fall short of per- fection today, and some things just won't get done. Live and forgive. Relatives bring you a story that's not easy listening. 1970, Newsday, Inc. NOTHING, CHARLIE BROWN, NOTHING AT AIU.NOIW16... IF THAT'S WHAT WANT, Will1, ALL..N01HIN6..NCTHIN6 AT I HAVE A ffiUNS THERE'S SCWEMN6 WRONS WITH IT., MIDDLE-CLASS ANIMALS Brewing Finn Officer Dies ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Wil- liam Hamm Jr., 87, brewing firm executive who once was held for ransom by the Alvin Karpis-Ma Barker gang, died Thursday. He had been ill several weeks. He was former president and chairman of the board of Theo. Hamm Brewing Co. Hamm, named president of the firm in 1931, was kidnapped in June, 1933, in the heyday of brazen kidnappings by under- world gangs. He wais released unharmed after the ransom had been paid. Old Wives' Tales PORT MORESBY (Reuters) Four Australian scientists tested 80 plants on rats which primitive tribes in New Guinea say work as and reported yesterday that not one works. THATS PREOSEty IT, CWEN. WHEN FRIDAY COMES, AND THE REST OF YOU JOIN AT THE WATER- HOLE, SOMEHOW I FEEL LESS GUILTY. ITH1NK MY FAVORITE MY OF THE WEEK IS FRIDAY I COULD UNDERSTAND THAT F YOU PUT IN A FULL WEEK'S WORK IJKE THE REST OF US, JAMES, BUT YOU ARE RETIRED. YOU LOAFAU.THE REST OF THE WEEK, Chic Young THE <30INT ACROSS THE STREET A.NYTHWS WJ (YEAH BKETLE BAILEV-By Mort Walker you___ COMPLIMENT HIM TAPED THIS BAT HANPLE PEAL e U'L AI Capp A3 AH USED TO r DUMBKOPF.'.' VtW DIDtfT ffl VOU USE THE HOLE NOW SHOOTS YO THROUGH TH'HAID- LC'.EAHDONE IM BUPDV- 7HISTIME ITVOWT HURDT.'T' I ALREADV flOTTHE HOLE.'.' WCKEWEACK VERSUS COOKIT VOM HOLEMHEDW STARRIM'TH'ORIGINAL CAST.'.' BY CHARUES H. GOREN {o im: kr TM Tritm! Neither vulnerable. Soutb NORTH WARSHIPS FOR SALE JAKARTA (AP) In- donesian government wants to sell half its navy for scrap be- cause it hasn't got the money to maintain the ships, A navy spokesman said .100 sliips the Soviet Union sold the late Presi- dent Sukarno are on the mar- ket, including z cruis- er, destroyers, minesweepers and submarines. The Russians wouldn't provide any spare parts for the ships because In- donesia still owes it mil- lion, the spokesman added. YOUR BRIGHTER, WHITER WASH IS DESTROYING OUR EN- VIRONMENT Whila making the family wash whiter, you've been helping to destroy our water supply lhanks to the dubiou-, value of dclcrgents sold to you by major North American Corporations. New legislation ii ai last limiting the USQ of phosphates, the pollution-causing in- gredient it) detergents But much damage has already been done. And more may bo genoraled because of o substitute being addod to To find out just important tho detergent danger is, read Patricia Welbourn's revealing article. IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERAID WEEKEND MAGAZINE WKQ1 OAQJ7J WEST A A 8 J EAST Jl O M S 1 SOUTH