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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta New breed takes over in Poland WARSAW (Ronler) _ The Polish Community party ha brought many younger men into its top leadership in a majoi reshuffle, giving strong back ing to parly leader Ed w a r d Gierek's reform program. The newly elected centra committee dropped head o state Jozef Cyrankiewicz ant Foreign Minister Stefan Jcclry chowslii from the politburo, the Party's top policy making body. They were replaced by men closely aligned with Gie'rek, former miner who came to power after food price riots in northern Poland last Deccmbo ENDORSE PLANS Tile changes represented a strong endorsement of Gierck's plans to raise wages and living standards while revitalizing the country's lagging economy. Gierck's plans were endorsed by Communist party leader Leo- nid Brezhnev of the Soviet Union, who attended flic six- day congress along with other East European leaders. The new leadership plans to provide more and better con- sumer goods, accelerate the house building program and reduce working hours, all grie- vances during the riots which led to the downfall of former party leader Wladyslaw Gomul- ka after 14 years in power. Youth program funds increased -Tueiday, December 14, 1971 THE TuBiday, December 14, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 2' Antelope are being dressed up in Alberta MA rVVnTTTIP TTTC A 1 t j_j_ __. i Forgot something SYDNEY. Australia (Reuter) The New South wlilcs hospi- tals commission has ordered an investigation following discov- ery of a pair of surgical forceps Mt inside a woman after an operation six years ago. KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) The Whig-Standard says the govern- ment has allolted million for the federal Opportunities for Youth program in 1972, an in- crease of million over this year's pilot projecl. The newspaper says an offi- cial announcement is expected this week. State Secretary Gerard Pelle- ticr, the minister responsible for the program, had expressed re- servations about the program, fn a speech to the Canadian Council on Social Development last fall, he said it benefits an "already privileged section of the community." The minister said it could be Yuleticle boxes for servicemen in remote areas OTTAWA (CP) Isolated Ca- nadian of them dig into more than eight tons of Christmas goodies sent to them by the defence depart- ment. In a news release, the depart- ment said that each of the men. scattered throughout the world n 11 remote outposts, will re- eive two 40-pound boxes racked with 35 sealed items rom Christmas turkeys and ketchup to pure maple syrup and pickles. Each package also rill contain a small Canadian flag. The Christmas package pro- ect was begun seven years ago. The boxes are given to service- nen not connected with estab- ishcd military bases and to ad- 'isers and observers in India, Malaysia, Egypt. Israel, Paki- tan. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania md Ghana. argued that the program em- phasizes disparity by "offering the mainly middle-class student the opportunity to do something interesting and exciting during the summer while leaving the poorly-educated young workers in jobs of grinding boredom or frustration from having no job at all." In Ottawa, a spokesman in Mr. Pclletier's office would not confirm or deny the story. He said Mr. Pelletier would make a statement on the 1972 program by mid-January. MANYBERRIES, A 11 a. (CP) If you see an antelope wearing ear-rings and a mul- ti-colored collar, you don't need to check your vision or your sanity. Antelope in the southeastern corner of Alberto are being dressed up to help biologists and ecologisls in Alberta. Sas- katchewan and Montana to gather information about their migration habits and survival rates. The markings consist of a bright orange numbering lag on the right ear, a metal clip on the left ear and a multi- colored leatherette coded col- lar. The tag, clip and collar all signify the time, date and lo- cation of the animal at the time it was marked. The tag and collar also simplify ob- servation of marked animals in the field. A record ol collar color pattern and tag allows biologists and ogisLs to chart travels of the animal. The antelopes arc marked after they are herded into specially-designed, f 11 n n t shaped trap by an airplane, a helicopter and a team of gov- ernment wildlife personnel. The trap is constructed near a steep slope and next to an existing line fence. The line fence serves as one side of a funnel and the other side 3 from eight-foot-high chain link is known about the blood of the prairie region represents the northernmost area tag funnel is about 100 yards long and narrows 35 it approaches t h e Alberta antelope, and we hope lo establish some understanding of what the blood by antelope and very few studies have ever been done on them. the The slope conceals a net-like antelope trap at heallhy animal is said Joe Hnatiuk, fish and antelope 'is a separate species but is closely related The trap is a for the Saskatchewan natural resources the domestic sheep. It has no teeth on its upper jaw and of nylon netting a browsing feeder. rkcd o a by 10-foot-high poles. The nylon netting is elastic and absorbs the force of information about the adaptability of antelope may be discovered as a result primary source of food is a particular sage found only as far north as Montana. e, a as they leap against it. The "give" in the net reduces injury to the round-up. "The antelope found in the southwestern prairie region antelope in Canada have adapted to eating other foods. an line of the collar and lags have been attached, blood samples are taken and age have had to adapt to different foods and a harsher climate than those living prcn" ecologv and management the animals could result in more and tetter animals being available to 2 Hnatiuk Boyle's Column NEW YORK (AP) Things a columnist might never know if lie Gidn't open bis mail: The older you get the more likely you are to need a hospi- tal. One out of four Americans over 65 is in hospital each year, compared with one out of seven for people between the ages of 45 and Cl. Why driving and drinking don't taking just three drinks before driving will in- crease your chances of having an accident bv one thousand per cent Buddhist monks in Thailand lead lives of barest poverty. Their only possessions are an alms bowl for begging, a sling to carry it, and a set of saf- fron robes. The robes are tra- ditionally marked only with a circle net to bo larger "than the pupil of (lie eye of a pea- cock." Feel like going swimming? Members of the Walrus Club in Leningrad are pledged to take a swim in the Neva River every day of the year. They plunge in even when the temperature dips to 20 de- giees below zero and a chan- nel has to be hacked in the ice. Ever wonder why ducks Store fined at Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) An L! Mart grocery store was fined today on charges of hav- ing apples and turkeys that did I and filled with acorns not meet the requirements of I as as 'f.0110 holes in the grades marked on t h e i r packages. Court was told inspectors found bags of apples marked j Fancy but the' have flattened beaks So they can shovel their food from the muddy bottoms of streams. MALES FLY AHEAD When migrating, male redwing blackbirds make a stag party of it by flying ahead first. The females trail after them a few weeks later. One of the most unusual Christmas parties will he held here by The Associated Blind. A blind Santa Claus will dis- tribute lo blind children gifts on which the recipients' name will be inscribed in braille. Speaking of the Yuletide, you wouldn't think Iceland would have to import its Christmas trees would youu It does though, says the National Geographic Society, because cf a law forbidding the cutting of the country's few trees. Puff, puff: A survey in Japan found that the heaviest cigarette smokers there aren't teen-agers but people in their 40s. Tallest: Did you think that Mount Everest at 20.028 feet is the tallest mountain in the world? Well, if you measure from the ocean floor. Mauna Kea in Hawaii is the tallest It rises feet to sea level, then another 13.796 to its peak a total height of Busy: No busy heaver or bee keeps busier than a busy woodpecker These little feathered hammerheads drill holes in trees and stuff them with acorns they wish to hoar d. Woodpeckers have per Canada E.xlra contents showed 50 decay. Turkeys in a r k e d Canada Grade A die, not meet specifi- cation because of excessive dry- ness. The store was fined on each charge. L Harts are operated by laws Groceteria Co. l.ld. single tree. Items worth forgetting: The largest railway shipment of matches in the history of the united Stales-its 20 carloads contained 810 million matches from Wheeling, W Va to Memphis. Tenn. on Aug. 2K. 1933. So far as is known, not a match was 'cst. Food take-out Nixon c.Ic.clion. fnvorilf. i service Idles in slee NEW YORK (API Ofkls- maker Jimmy the (Ireek savs President Nixon is "a T-to-ii or 8-lo-fi favorite right now" for re-eleclion. The Las Vegas oddsmakcr. i PALM SI 'RINGS, Calif. (AP) Twenty-eighl years ago Maurice .1. McDonald got the idea of opening a quick-order hamburger stand where custom- era could buy burgers for 15 cents. The stand in San Bernardino whose real name is James Calif., was an immediate Schneider, also said 1..... that Senator Kdnmml S. Mu- skie of Maine is even money" lo capliire ilie Demo- cratic nominal ion in "Muskie is I-KI-? or the favorite lo pet I lie Demo- cratic he said in an inlemew on WMCA radio. Tile oddsmaker added that Senalor Hubert II. Humphrey of Minnesota and .Senator Henry M. Jackson of Wa h- iiigUin "arc -1 or r> to 1 and have Hip best shot al catching Muskie." and Ihe McDonalds began ex- i panding. They added an architectural I molif, giant golden arches, in I Mil when they began selling innovation now widely copied. McDonald and his brother. Richard, were crod- ilcd with starting the Imnm of food take-out osUihlishmcnls. The brothers sold their chain eight years ago. A family spokesman said Maurice, died in his sleep Saturday night of heart failure at his Palm Springs home. iCE MD LOCAL CONDITIONS" jr shop Tamblyns your Christmas savings centre HAI KARATE 2 PC.GIFT SET Mfg. Sugg. m I INVENTION SCHICK HOT LATHER DISPENSER _ p-_ 17.77 ROWNTREE'S BLACK MAGIC CHOCOLATE TIMEX WATCHES 2 PC.GIFT SET Mlg. Sung, Lisl 45 TRUE SAVING x GUARANTEED FOR 90 DAYS "PER-FIT" PANTY HOSE HOUBIGANT THE MAGNIFISCENT FOUR YARDLEY FLORAL BATJT BUSS REGULIR OR DUDE TO WilST CHOICE Of SHADES TRUE SAVING SOLARAY 'LIGHT'N LOOK LOVELY- MAKE-UP MIRROR MICHELLE GRUMBLERS EVENING IN PARIS Z PC. GIFT SET REGULAR TO SUPER HAGNIFVIN5 TRUE SAVING AQUARIUS 3 PC. ODTSSET GIFT SET DOLL TRUE SAVING UDY SCHICK CAPRICE SHAVER Mfg. Sugg. Lisl 14.95 TRUE SAVING PLUSH TOYS YOUR CHOICE! 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