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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HIGH FORECAST TUESDAY 80-85. The Lethbtidge Herald rrn MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTb TWO SECTIONS 18 PAGES Health care report claims: Community clini would reduce costs OTTAWA (CP) Provincial of health administration at Uie of high quality Is not governments should, as a first University of Toronto. step in developing a totally-in- "But our investigations have led us to the conclusion that real economies in using tegrated, non-profit health care system, begin tr set in commu- nity health care centres, ad- cs a special report for health ministers released today. The community health centre is one way of controlling costs, introducing new patterns of care anil providing a com- munications network to put people in touch services when they need said tho report of the 20-member com- mittee of specialists under Dr. John E. F. Hastings, professor sources to meet the needs of jt said. ''Services are for people and must be given in an atmos- phere and in ways which people understand and accept." The report said care must be people can be achieved only if taken to assure that back- of different ci'l'ural grounds are offc cd. A major section of the report concerns payment of health PRACTICE RUNTHROUGH Florida Nalion- al Guardsmen carrying M-16 rifles are put Ihrough a bayonet drill on a football field near Miami Beach tis par! of their preparations for possible riot control duly ol !he Republican National Convention which opens loday. Aboul guardsmen have been called up for a week's duty and arc slationed at various schools in and around Miami Beach. Republicans close ranks around Dick iiy lion ctmiiiu rt TUB CANADIAN PRESS MIAMI ISKACff Delegate', to the Republican na- tional commence today the three-day ritual leading to the insured rer.omination ot President Rich- ard Nixon, their enthusiasm lor him considerably moro unanimous and vocal than when they set him on the road to the While House four years ago. The ho-hum altitude toward this cut-and-dried con- vention is such, indeed that the Miami Herald, a lead- ing Florida newspaper, devoted the lead front-page item of its convention-eve edition to speculation on who would tx: the Hepublican presidential nominee four years hence, when Nixon would be prevented by law from another term should he win in November. The Herald's guess, based on a survey of (lie nearly delegates here, is that Vice-President Spiro Ag- new now lias the edge. An afternoon meeting of welcoming speeches and a filmed tribulo to the late president Dwight Eisen- hower was to open the 1072 affair, followed by a right session featuring three keynote speeches to Irail nccom- tegic valtey c gain since SAIGON' (AP) Three thou- Fire Base Ross v.-as declared killed or Injured during tho the "community health centre is for groups such as the young, part of a health services sys- the aged, the poor and people tern which Is fully integrated administratively and finan- cially." The three major recommen- dations are: by the prov- inces, in mutual agreement with puhlic and professional groups, of a significant number of community health centres, as non-profit corporate bodies in a fully-integrated health services system, and purposeful reorganization and integration of all heaith services into a health services system to en- sure basic health service stand- ards for all Canadians and (o ensure a more economic and personnel, and one of the rec- ommendations is that alterna- tive methods be developed for the fee-for-servicc payments now received by some profes- sionals, notably doctors and dentists. The committee agrees that the present form of fee-for- service payment makes the achievement of the objectives rT the community health centre i.n possible." enters 2nd iveek VANCOUVER fCP) The six B.C. ports, and all the oth- ivork stoppage on the docks ers have remained in operation here continued sand South Vietnamese troops launched a drive today aimed at blocking a North Vietnamese division from storming beyond Ihe captured Quo Son Valley ir.to South Vietnam's populous coastal lowlands south of Da Nang. The North Vietnamese, combat ineffective with at least 22 men killed, HO wounded ami of others scattered and missing. BOMTiKnrS ATTACK THOOPS For the third successive day, U.S. B-52 heavy bombers swept over the valley to attack North Vietnamese troop concentra- pushed Ihrouqh the valley dur- lions and staging areas. ing the weekend, inflicting heavy troop and equipment losses on the South Vietnamese. It was the biggest Communist gain since Quang Tri fell last May 1 arxl posed an immediate Ihreat to Da Nang, the coun- try's second largest city, and a heavily populate! 50-mile strip of Highway One to the South. Field reports said the South Vietnamese counter-advance westward from Fire Base lialdy was slowed by moderate. North Vietnamese rcsistanco and long-range 130-millimetre artillery guns firing for tho first time in the region Quo Son is about .10 miles south of Da Nang. By noon, the South Vietnam- ese were about five miles from the fallen strongpoint-s of Tiro linse Ross and the Quc Son dis- trict headquarters. One South Vietnamese regi- ment which had been defending Terrorism Field reports said hundreds of refugges were fleeing to the coast, including many wounded in Ihe crossfire. It iras the first time Ihe Com- munists had taken the valley despite a major push in the re- gion every year since The Saigon command also an- nounced that 85 persons were weekend in Uio Central High- lands when a civilian bus hit a mine and a helicopter carrying refugees turned over and crashed. Forty civilians were killed and 30 othc rs were wound ed when the mine ripped through the packed bus Sunday about 25 miles south of Pleiku, Saigon headquarters said. The Saigon command first announced that a helicopter col- lision in the air over Kontu killed 38 Vietnamese and in- jured 42, but later said this was in error, there was no collision and 12 persons killed and were injured. effective use of all health care res our ccs Immediate institution by provincial governments of dia- through the weekend with no negotiations scheduled between the long- shoremen and the British Col- umbia Maritime Employers' Association. during the Vancouver tie-up which reached the two-week mark today. Mr. Strajng said no construc- tive negotiations took place in a short meeting belween the K.......... _.. Ed Strang, president of the two sides Saturday morning. Ho logue with the health profcs- BCMEA said Sunday night: said the employers want the sions and new and existing "No, there has been nothing men to end "their illegal health service bodies to plan, happening since Friday. I wish strik" before talks resume, budget, implement, coordinate there had. But it's surprising and evaluate this system; the what time can do; something federal government providing could happen tomorrow." services, funding back to normal consultation and country-wide evaluation. WORRIED I1Y COSTS The fore ward said the com- mittee study was set up for three reasons: A growing con- cern about increasing health care costs', a belief that a shift from present hospital-based care to other alternatives might hold or reduce costs, and a ris- ing interest in community health centres as an alterna- tive, In fact, during the last year Quebec had gone ahead with a planned reorganization of its health system, including com- m uiu ty healt h c entres an d Manitoba Saskatchewan not Union spokesmen were available for comment. Contract talks tetween the BCMEA and the International Longshorement and warehouse- men's Union broke off Saturday The, shutdown began after about 600 so-called regular workers of the dock force resigned and began re- porting to the hiring hall for assignment to jobs on a day- to-day basis. The employers have refused to hire the men from the hall, over the Vancouver shutdown, saying they need regular work- Negotiations concern a mas- ers trained for specific jobs ler contract for dockworkers at such as machinery operation. Disgraced defence minister said also after Qiou's scalp TOKYO Piao, the The Chinese say Lin, W, died Chinese defence minister ac- In a plane crash in Mongolia plishmcnls of the Nixon administration. With everything prnRrammcd, down lo Niujn's rc- Dominalion Tuesday night, Agncw's selection erfiiitai "e day night and final adjournment at p.m. MDT Wed- U i> II.U I I Od ntsday, the Republican convention loomed as a sharp contract, to Ihe all-night sessions and bruising floor flghl.s that marked last month's Democratic conven- tion here. REFLECTS NIXON VIEWS Asido from the foregone conclusion that the Nix- on-Agncw team will be rertominatal, the convention has before it for approval n massive Republican party platform Ihal reflects Nixon's stance on every major Issue, takes a few swipes at the Democrats and otfcrs a glowing program of progress for Ihc future. All hough a floor fight over some of Ihc major points Is possible, il isn't likely. A single delegate could pro- pose n controversial amendment, bill 1o force a roll- call vote on a proposition that lacks prior committee sanction he. must hove Ihc hacking of a majority of six slalc delcgalions ,1 near impossibility in Ilic view of most observers. Wilb Iwn polls released (hiring the weekend Indi- cating llwl between HO and '10 per cent n( registered Democrats are ready In reject Democratic presidential nominee Keiuilor and vole for Nixon, liepuhiiciin party faithful gal lined here KIO not inclined In indulge in allrmpls by minority righl-or-lcft- wing factions to rock the bnal. They give appearance of sensing victory in No vember with the N'ixon-Agnew (earn and seem inclined to put aside, minor differences in Ihe name of parly unity. A.s a pnme example, the While Mouse inspired pro- labor plank docs not sit well wilh many rank-ancl-lilc delegates, ami the speculation is lhat they will go along wilh il rather than casl a shadow over Ihc convention. SKKKS i.Anou VOTT: Encoumgefl by Ihc labor movement's discontetil with Mcdovern and the AKIrOIO's decision lo remain neutral rather Mian give its usual -support to Ihe Demo- rralic candidate, Nixon has broken wilh Hepuhiiran tradition in seeking (o rut deeply inlo labor union voting blocks. The optimism ard confidence of delegates In a Nixon ck'.'lion victory were strenglhencd by Slate Sec- relary Rogers' prediction Sunday that Hie Vietnam war will be settled by the November presi- dential election or shortly afterward. Clnrk MacCircgor, director of the Commilloc for Ilio Tie-election of the President, asserted that McGoveni had ri'ined what chance Iherc might havo IKVII for lel- rvisc'd debates with Nixon by "likening President Nix- on lo Adolph Hitler and adopting some, of Ihe oilier tactics of character assassination." planned BELFAST (AP) of Hie Irish Republican Army's tliclinrtl I'rovisional wing have nrdorwf a new wave of terror- ism lo prevent Horn a n Catho- lics co-operating. with Ihn Brit- ish Army, Provci units were I old (o in- IcRsify to their fol- low Calholics to stop tiny co-op- nratirm with Ihe Irnops who or- riipicx! C.'ithnlic districts in f.ist Eincl London tinny three mocks iijio. K rater ni Tiers arc to dealt wi'h "hnrshy." tho order said, and informers arc lo be shol. J'rovns .in noun cert Hint they wore responsible for the iminJcr iSfiUmlny of a 1' r o I c s I 7i n I fnctnry ownor, I runes Nci II. The said they picked him up in a Catliolic bar on a spying mis- sion, LONDON fReuler) Britons looked forward to normal food supplies and n resumption of rjvcs., overseas trade as long- shoremen returned to their jobs today after a tliree-week strike. The economy was badly hurt by the strike which made idle more than 500 ships, sent food prices soaring and piled up vi- lal exports worth K-'M million (51.2 billion i. A National Association of Port Employers spokesman es- timated the stoppage cost the country .El billion One1, of the first effects of the longshoremen's return will be a sharp drop in the prices of meat, fruit ami vegetables, which have soared as much as 150 per cent in the last few weeks. As the men turned up lo work for Ihe first time since July 26, a few militants who tried lo prolong the walkout last week were severely censured by their union leader and threat- ened with disciplinary action. UK DEALT WJTIf lack .Jones, lefuler of Hie them will live with their cow- ardice for the rest of (heir are considering the province- of trying to assassinate wide community clinic idea. Men found guilty face heavy fines, suspension or possibly ex- could obtain high-quality, first pulsion from Ihc union party chairman Mao Tse-tung, tempted to flee to the Soviet The report a'lso describes a was reported today also U- have community health care clinic attempted to oust Premier Mao. as a place where individuals En-lai. The Japanese Kyodo news saying Lin "concentrated his service said Liao Cheng-chin, attack against Premier Chou last September when he at- tempted to flee to the Soviet Union alter he failed tc kill ao. Nakajima quoted Liao as line health care, with a bai- The- last British nort lo vole anced'TpproaelTio "health pro- Chinese president of the China- after denouncing various motion, teaching and pre- Japan Friendship Association, old executives." livernool 'where a meeting of vention of illness, diagnosis, disclosed this to Kenzo Naka- Nakajima said Liao oliserved longshoremen decided treatment or referral [o hospi- jima, director-general ot the lhat "u n t i the nth hour ap- fi.OOO overwhelmingly Sunday that they had had enough of strik- ing, tal or other centre, and in some Japan-China Friendship Associ- cases, rehabilitation. alion of Tokyo, at a meeting "Provision of health services Sunday in Peking. For city students the summer ends this week Tlic rest of -.ecuperation per- mainly with registration, pay- a.m.; from a.m. to proaches a human being does not show his true color." "He Lin became conceited after he was designated Mao's heir." input'of fees, preparation of p.m. and from 3 p.m. Itxi for nearly elementary _ anci Rccomlaiy school students subject cards and other paper- in IxMhhridge is almost over. vork. Students report back for duty Wednesday at ft p.m. they've been out of school since Transport nml General Workers June 7. Collegiate J -f-y ear-old area boy dies in ear mishap l.dlibridtfc dctaohmenl of the TtOMP reports n M-year-oUI Iron Springs bny fliril nf injuries fir rrcrivrd tolf ,Snt- 11 in pinjjlo-vrhtclp accident, oiio mile south of Iron S j n1 i n g.s on n ti irl r Pirhiro Ihille. Police refused lo release tlio mishap victim's name. However, otlicr .sources indcn- lified tlifi boy as Ken TJi.lva. An KOMI' official said the hoy was tltii driver