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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IITHSRIDCE HERALD Auflurt 1973 Skylab kepton even keel HOUSTON In a space walk lasting 4Vfe two Sky- lab 2 astronauts loaded fiesh film in solar telescope cameras and installed a new set of gyn- scopes Friday to keep their ship sailing straight and true. Astronauts Jack Lousma and Owen Garriott. weaving white space suits and bubble outside their lab from p.m. to p m.' EOT. Officials called the space i walk an Lousma plugged in four con- nectors on a 23-foot-long gyro- scope cable and Mission Control said the new gyros Garriott made short work of replacing the camera film and then spent some time adjusting two doois on the solar tele- scopes and retrieving a space- j dust collection experiment. Commander Alan Bean re- mained inside the ready to take action to control the spaceship during the switch- on er from old and failing gjros to the new stabilizing in- stiuments. Installation of the new ''six of gyroscopes went said Lousma. DRIFT CORRECTED i The 85-ton space station was without gyroscope controls for nine but drifted only a few degrees out of attitude. venting of ox- ygen from the suits of the spacewallcing astronauts caused the orbiting lab to turn slowly. Bean commanded some cold gas jet thrusters to fire and the craft became stabilized. When the outside work was Lousma said he didn't want to go inside. He asked Mission ''Sure you don't have something else we could do out He was asked to get back in and the hatch closed four hours and 31 minutes after the space walk began. REPORTS EXECUTION Lebanon Twelve persons were exe- cuted Wednesday in cap- ital of North after being convicted of sabotage ac- the Iraq news agency reported. THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANT DESIGNATION WHAT IS ft's a highly respected designating the holder as a professional accountant specializing in financial management. HOW DO YOU GET By graduating from a five-year course of study offered by the Certified General Accountants Association. You must have high school matriculation or equivalent standing although under certain conditions you may qualify for a shorter course. If you are serious about wanting to succeed in the accounting phone or dip and mail this coupon. ENROLMENT FOR FALL SEMESTER CLOSES SEPTEMBER v THE CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS ASSOCIATION PRAIRIE REGION -r Governments said largest drug pushers CALGARY ments are Canada's largest drug Donald a Saskatchewan MLA said Fri- day. have a vested in- terest in keeping alcohol sales is a close relation- ship between governments and 'the liquor the NDP member for Arm River and head of Saskatchewan's com- mittee on review of liquor regu- lations told a summer school on alcohol and drug sem- inar at the University of Cal- gary. is a government-in- dustrial complex which bene- fits from the increased liberali- zation of liquor laws and sub- sequent increases in JUST TOKENISM Faris said current gov- ernment programs on alcohol rehabilitation and education are examples of tokenism. is a continu- ing backlash against prohTDi- tion. All the forces that tended to counter-act the liquor vested interests seemed to have dis- He said this was Included in his committee's report to the Saskatchewan government. The which has yet to be acted was termed of an embarrass- ment to the by Mr. Faris. Mr. Faris said the only hope to combat the problem of al- coholism is national educa- tion campaign using the mass media It is to ask governments to do it He also called for increased liquor prices because there is direct relationship between alcohol sales and the price of year the liquor indus- try makes large campaign con- tributions. Do politicians have the courage to make these kinds of The vested interests would resist any sig- nificant program. is not immoral to be an alcoholic. It is immoral for pol- iticians to be faced with undis- puted alcohol problems and to do as little as they have Commandos land Canadian commandos stage a mock landing in Ed- monton after a 200-mile voyage from 'the Brazeau River and down the North Saskatchewan River to the city. They were prepared to parachute to the site but bad weather made that impossible so they took a bus to the park and faked it. skipper free to leave Securities firms talk merger plan TOR9NTO Doherty McCuaig Ltd. and Midland-Os- ier Securities two Ontario- based securities firms with cap- ital of about nounced here they are discuss- ing a merger. II approved by shareholders and regulator bod- the new firm would be Mid- land Doherty Ltd. they had revenue of mMon for the year to March 31. Doherty McCuaig has 31 ot- fices in Canada and one in 3r- dealing primarily in the retail brokerage business. Mid- land-Osier has 15 offices in Can- ada and branches in New York and engaged mainly in underwriting and institutional and retail bus- iness. New plant at Edmonton Qnt. Kroehler Manufacturing Co. Ltd. says it will construct a new upholstered furniture manufacturing plant in Edmonton to replace exist- ing facilities. The new to be opened late this will double the company's Edmonton Work force to 200. THETIMEISFALU THE PLACE IS BRITISH COLUMBIA. Feniie firm may switch to coal FERNIE. B.C. Crows Nest Industries may re- vert from the wood to the coal company president M. B. Pepper said Friday. In the company's semi-annu- al report to Mr. Pepper said international price levels for metallurgical coal have reached the point throusnt necessary for successful exp'.ci- i tation of the Line Creek coal re- I serves. The area near about 25 miles from the Alberta bor- der in southern is the pro- posed terminus for a Kootenay and Elk railway to transport i coal to American and Cana- dian ports. The company converted from the coal to the wood industry five years ago and manufac- tured more than 66 million board feet to June 30. the re- port said. OTTAWA A French embassy official said Friday that Greenpeace IE skipper Da- vid McTaggart. who says he is imprisoned in a Tahiti may leave whenever he wants. But Alain counsellor at the said doctors have told Mr. McTaggart he should stay a few more days for treat- ment of his eye. iniured when he and his crew were taken off their vessel as they protested French nuclear tests. Mr. Sice said in an interview that Mr. McTaggart need only sign a paper releasing doctors of responsibility if he wants to leave earlier. But he did not know whether Mr. MacTaggart would be per- mitted to sail the Canadian pro- test vessel away from Tahiti. Reiterating the French view of the the counsellor said Greenpeace was boarded by unarmed sailors and the crew taken oft humanitar- ian because of the danger of the nuclear tests. He said there is nothing new in France's assertion of a se- curity zone in international wa- ters during the test period. He confirmed that the seizure of yacht and crew occurred in in- ternational waters. External Affairs Minister Mit- chell Sharp has called the seiz- ure a clear violation of inter- national law. Contrary to Mr. McTaggart's was not beaten at Mr. Sice said The skipper says he was beaten with truncheons. Mr. Sice said Mr. McTaggart was injured as he tried to throw the two French sailors over- board. Two women who were on Greenpeace have described the seizure as an attack by armed officers. Mr. Sharp summoned French Ambassador Jacques Viot ear- lier this week to protest the seizure. Mr. Sice said the em- bassy is still discussing the is- sue with government officials REJOINS DUNLOP FORD SALES STAFF k SAND r GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702 377-3610 4 7-3610 A MR. DENNIS KJEIDGAARD Mr. Lyndon General Sales Manager of Dunlop is pleased -to welcome Dennis 1 Kjeldgaard back to their tales j staff after a short leave of ab- 1 sence. Dennis Is well known In the automobile having many of jalej experience with Ford products. j Dennis invites his many for- mer customers and friends to contact him ot Dunlop Ford for ony motoring requirement ond i he will be pleased to assist you I in the some efficient manner he has established during the past years. USE A 12 VOLT OC WIHCM AIL OVEft YOUR AftIO OH YOUR TOOl On IfBrar for standing on seven miles of sand looking stralgnt west to Japan. Last week you felt trie warmth cf a bonfire In our Carllsoo meted Tresn fruit from our touched cedar trees mat were fifteen feet around In a park in middle or a metropolis. You've seen a quiet Island that appeared to nave Been piucKea from the pages of Charles and youve heard the cry of over a misty rainforest gone as far as you can go on the west coast of Canada. And M me process of losing the worta you've found yourMf. For more travel Informaflon. The British Columbia Department of travel industry. 1019 Wharf street British Hamilton has wheat price plan Ont. Al- vin former minister of agriculture in the Diefen- baker says he has a plan that may solve rising wheat costs. He said in an interview Fri- day the federal government shou'd renew the international grains arrangement and ask consumer countries to accept a five year deal. He said wheat prices would be cut to a bushel from and grains to from The farmer would be sure of collecting stable prices and the consumer would reap the re- ward. or over bait for stump 'wrrd'er ouMliq polirng ysunelf or of inowo'fifls S'.and-S'd on pjV four mounting loc-snam- Uie ATV 1500 for front moL'tw only. 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