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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Many previous occupations humbug It was only a few weeks before Christmas in West and sud- denly little boys grew very polite. But if you're a 450-pound lion named Nemo living at Warner Bros. Jungle you don't have to be polite to anybody. all those humans rushing around because of a jolly old man in a white beard and red says Nemo. Spring election speculated EDMONTON Pre- mier Peter Lougheed's an- nouncement Tuesday that the spring session of the legislature will be delayed three weeks from the original- ly scheduled opening added fuel to speculation a spring election could be called. The premier told the legisla- ture that the later March weeks later than this year's spring was contingent on the presumption that the national energy conference proceed as scheduled Jan. 22 and 23. He said any change in the conference dates would re- quire a change in the legislature's opening. Some observers suggested that if the conference doesn't meet the premier's ex- he could call a snap election in an effort to obtain support for his Progressive Conservative party administration before proceeding with a program that could result in a con- stitutional clash with the fed- eral government over energy policies. The speculation is tempered by the fact that a mid-winter election in the province is un- precedented. one government source was quoted saying that things as they are almost anything can Soviet crop will set new record MOSCOW The Soviet government predicted today this year's record grain crop will be even higher than earlier forecasts. The figures weirs made public in planning and finan- cial reports to the Supreme the parliament of the Soviet Union. Nikolai chairman of the state planning com- reported grain produc- tion this year will total more than 220 million tons. The ear- lier given in October by Communist party chief Leonid was for more than 215 million tons. Baibakov's grain estimate compares with the previous record of 186.4 million tons in 1970. A severe drought last year cut production to 168 million resulting in huge purchases in the United States Calgary army doctor likes new career By KEVIN DOYLE CAIRO Capt. Ed Janke is getting some inten- sive on-the-ground training for the fourth career in his relatively short lifetime. Dr. is it the sixth or seventh of his He sometimes loses track admits the likable officer from Calgary. 1 think I've found what I want to do with my life now and for me there'll be no more he says. Janke is one of four medical doctors at the headquarters of Canada's Middle-East peace- keeping force. His case history may be one of the most diversified and colorful in the contingent. It includes leaving high school after Grade 10 to become a on an oil going broke as a partner in a fly in-fishing camp in as a prison a mechanic's radar technician in the Canadian air force and member of the air crews flying North Stars to United Nations Forces in the Congo and the Middle East. Even that list leaves out some hair-raising adventures as pilot of his own small air- craft in Northern Canada where blinding 'snowstorms sometimes make flying con- ditions as dangerous as anywhere in the world. HAD MANY JOBS Janke was when he left high school to work on the oil rigs in Sask. was doing the heavy-pipe work and that kind of thing. I wasn't very impressed. So I moved to Strasbourg and started work as a me- chanic's apprentice. That was all very well but it didn't appeal He then joined what used to be the Royal Canadian Air Force and became a trained radar technician until too. became a bore after a couple of years. The resourceful future doc- tor remastered to the RCAF's air took a basic navigator's course and specialized as a radio operator with the old 426 Bears in no danger OTTAWA Canada's polar bears are in no danger of being hunted to ex- Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien said here. is under control and I'm satisfied at this moment there is absolute- ly no danger of extinction of this great he said in a Commons reply to John Diefenbaker Mr. Diefenbaker had sug- gested that the by permitting killing of several hundred polar bears each is endangering most wonderful animals in the Mr. Chretien said the Cana- dian Wildlife Service closely supervises a program in which about 400 bear permits are issued to Eskimos each year. Many Eskimos sell their permits to usually for more than Each permit is good for one bear. Squadron until it was disband- ed in 1962. Me reverted to a desk job in Cold and was released from a short service commission in 1964. That's when things started to go wrong for Janke. He went into partnership with a fellow in Grist about 80 miles porth of Cold and together they set up a fly-in fishing camp. fishing was great but business was awful. We kept pouring imoney into it and get- ting very little back. In six months '.I was broke. what else could I I sold out to my is doing all right without me. and at the age of 25 decided to go back to BECAME MD Working for a while as a prison guard at nights and during the summer and with his wife. also Janke graduated in medicine from the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1971. Earlier in 1968 he had also joined the armed forces again on a subsidized education plan. rejoined because I was says who has a daughter. and a 4 Sitting in an uncomfortable field surrounded by tents and Janke. now 15. concluded never en- oyed anything the way I enjoy It's safe to say my switching days are Glenn seeks Senate seat CLEVELAND. Ohio Former astronaut John Glenn announced today his can- didacy for the Democratic nomination to the United States Senate. making his third try since 1964 for the said the public confidence in government has been shaken by an assortment of corruption and catering to special interests.. To combat he is more important in the 1974 elections that we start to gather the rebuilding process that will put men who deserve our faith in federal of- Our 30-second black-and-white camera Square Shooter 2. Our 60-second color camera. Instant joy. Froml4.95. In a matter of a Polaroid Land camera captures the spirit of Christmas. And lets you hold it in your hand. It's the kind of magic that lasts all year and here are two great ways you can give Polaroid's Zip. For only it's the most exciting camera you can buy for the money. Great black-and-white shots in just 30 seconds. A viewfinder that says YES when the light is right And you get x pictures with our inexpensive black-and-white film. 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