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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta War of nerves in Ulster BELFAST. (AP) Guerrillas firing machine-guns killed a part-time Northern Ireland sol- dier and his civilian friend Friday as they drove to factory jobs in the village of Clady in County Tyrone. The" killings were the latest in a Christmas offensive aimed at shattering civilian morale and Drug licks cold allergy DENVER, Colo. (AP) Eight-year-old Douglas Moore can eat his ice cream without pain now and his life was saved because of a new ircalment for persons suffering extreme sen- sitivity to cold. The allergy, called cold urti- caria, can be treated with an antihistamine, doctors at the National Jewish Hospital and Research Centre have con- cluded after a study of 10 cases. The drug cyproheptadine re- lieved the allergy for nine pa- tients, said Dr. Alan A. Wan- derer. The 10th patient, who had the rarer genetically transmit- ted form of the ailment, failed to improve. COMING The Moore youngster suffered fainting spells and vomiting, and his feet swelled and were covered with hives after he wa- ded in a mountain stream and his lips swelled when he tried lo eat ice cream. With daily doses of the antih- istamine the extreme sensitivity to cold is gone, doctors said. Lawrence Materi of Upton, Wyo., said he is certain he would have fainted and drowned because of urticaria after his boat capsized in an icy Cana- dian lake. The 47-year-old man, who had started treatment with cyproheptadine, w as in the water for 20 minutes and spent another half-hour in wet clothes, but suffered no ill effects. demoralizing the Uls- ter Defence Regiment. The attack, which came after a three-hour street war in Lon- donderry, brought Northern Ire- land's 211-month death toll lo 190. Twenty-one have been killed by bombs and bullets in the last six days, including three members of the Ulster Defence Regiment. Two were executed in their homes. "The Ulster Defence Regi- ment: is Ihc object of a con- certed campaign by a British army spokesman said. The force, which includes 480 Roman Catholics, is controlled by the British army. A senior army officer said Catholic members of the force are being hunted by the under- ground Irish Repubb'can Army, which considers them traitors for co-operating with the Brit ish. GAVE COUP DE GRACE The man killed here was Sgt. Kenneth Smith, 28. A friend who escaped from the terrorist at- tack said Smith's car was rid- FOREIGN RELATIONS In December, 1969, Canada had diplomatic, consular or trade representation in 117 some cases all three. JAKE EMERSON Mr. Garry Cough, prusi- denf of Cough's Body Ltd. is happy lo announce that Mr. Jake Emerson has joined the aufo body staff at Cough's. Jake brings with him lo years experience in the auto body and painting Industry, and would like to invite his many -friends and' customers to drop in and see him at COUGH'S AUTO BODY LTD. 206 lllh St. S. dled with gunfire from a clump of bushes. A gunman then walked up and shot Smith through the head as he lay in the road. The attackers then ran across the nearby frontier into the Irish Republic, the survivor said. Smith, a marksman who rep- resented the regiment at the Bislcy rifle championships, hac earlier been threatened by the IRA and his parents' home had ten damaged by a gasoline bomb attack. Smith was a Protestant. The others killed earlier this week were Roman Catholics. Cily hall pay hikes recommended A TASTE FOR HOUSES Jennifer Ralzke of Red Deer found something appealing about the Christmas candy house her grandfather Paul Ratzke made. The cottage has a biscuit roof, candy walls, icing trim and chocolate figures. Making the houses is a Christmas tradition in many parts of Germany. Here's a tvrong number for you Saturday, December 11, 1971 THE ICTHBRIDGE HERAID 15 Power switched off for equipment cluuige PlNCHEn CREEK (Special) With the increased demand In EDMONTON (CP) C i I y was a power curtail- Ihls area it was necessary to increase the transformers ca- council's legislative committee i un Sunday morning in this has recommended salary in-1 community when a change of creases for senior administra-1 equipment at the substation the personnel al cit.. lu'll, who east of I'inchcr Station was ncc- now earn from to 000 a year. The recommendations, lo be considered by city council Mon- day, call for a increase The Calgary Power crew moved one of the large trans- formers out and winched a new into place which ay, ca -on un no pe for city commissioners, i a capacity of kilo- for the chief commissioner and for the city solicitor, thf- engineering superintendent, the managers of the telephones and vdtcr and sanitation depart- ments and for the power de- partment The increases, if approved, would push the chief commis- sioner's salary to (he commissioners' to and the others to of the area wera Ihankful that the power curtail- ment didn't happen on the Mon- day when a nasty little blizzard bit' the area. HAS AMPHIBIANS Canada lias 50 species of am- phibians. RECONDITIONED COMMERCIAL SKUFFLEBOARDS FOR SALE Phone 327-7110 UNITED SHUFFLEBOARD AND GAMES RED DEER a wrong number for you. Doris Sutherland was call- ed to the telephone by her son who said there was a man "talking funny" on the line. Mrs. Sutherland was asked if sire had a pickup truck for sale. When she replied "no" the man asked what number her phone was. She told him it was 347- 1200. It was the right one as far as the -man was concern- ed. "The said the man, "has a half-ton truck for sale at that number, you're sure you haven't got one for she said. The man persisted, asking where she lived. "Red Deer.' she said, to which he replied "is that in No. Mrs. Sutherland said, "it's in Alberta, Canada." "Canada? Oh my God, this will cost me a fortune. I'm trying to get Warrington, West Virginia." The man had mixed area codes, calling 403 instead of 30-1. AFFECTS WORK More industrial man-hours are lost in Ireland through alco- holism than through strikes. JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS Reguired As Group Leaders On European Student Tours Interested in acting as a Group Leader on 34 day In- clusive tour of London and Europe (7 countries) depart- ing July 10, 1972 and July 12, 1972 pleaso contact Jet-Away Tours Ltd., Suite 101-8820 Madeod Trail South, Calgary, Alberta Phone 252-6691. old style his style A mighty man was he-with a mighty thirst to match. His style? Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner! The beer big enough to quench a thirst that was hammered out of heat and fired in the forge. Beer slow-brewed and naturally aged for honest old-time flavour. Old Style Pilsner: you can't beat it! TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE SIMPSONS -SEARS Orion pilo lined they defy comparison. Great value, great fashionl Beautifully styled sofl-as-butlcr leathers, crofted for Ca- nadian tastes and climate. Ail conveniently zip-lined in cosy oiion pilo. Shivery weather or sunshine, you'll bo very well equip- ped, will) economy savings! Choose from grey, navy, beige, tobacco, purple or cranberry. Sizes 8 to 20 in the group. Reg. STORE HOURS; Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thumlny ond Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Conlro Village. Telephone 32F.9531 ;