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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Farm disaster plan details announced EDMONTON Details of Alberta's livestock disaster and predator loss indemnity program were an- nounced Friday by Helmut Entrup. provincial farmers' advocate Mr Entrup said in a prepared release that farmers will be compensated to a limit of per claim for livestock losses resulting from act of God or predator ac- tivity Losses from or those which could have been avoided through the purchase of ade- quate insurance will not be covered Claims must be verified by a district municipal of- ficer departmen of fish and wildlife official and a representative of the federal agriculture department. The program is retroactive to Jan I 1972 They gave Enid Magrath t 50 Senior Citizen Lethbndge 1 00 Anonymous Lethbndge 2 00 Cindy Carter Lethbndge 2 00 E and H F Lethbndge 2 00 Todd Raymond age four 2 00 Raju and Seema BC 200 Anonymous 2 00 Anonymous Pmeher Creek 2 00 Lethbndge 2 72 Steve Rakocy Lethbndge 3 00 G H Lethbndge 3 00 Penny Jar Lethbndge 5 00 David Forry Lethbndge 5 00 In Memory of Mrs Irene Lethbndge 5 00 In Memory of Alfred and Mary Lyon Lethbndge 5 00 Anonymous Lethbndge 5 00 Richard Wilson Lethbndge 5 00 Anonymous Lethbndge 500 Mrs Edith Turnbull Golden Acres Lodge 5 00 Anonymous 5 00 Anonymous 5 00 Jim Higa Lethbndge 5 00 Anonymous Lethbndge 5 00 Hans Raasch Family Magrath 5 00 Carmangay Girl Guides Car- mangay 5 00 Morris Clareshulm 5 00 In Memory of Manus Van Bellevue 5 00 West Wind Uniform Pincher Creek 5 00 S Proc Coleman 5 00 Mr and Mrs P Harding Lethbndge 10 00 Alberta Home Insulation Ltd Lcthbrldgc Duff Sound Lethbndge Mr and 10 00 Kqulpmwnt 10 00 P T M 10 1000 10 00 10 00 1000 10 00 1500 2000 2000 20 00 Anonymous Bow Island Paul E Gogollnskl Orion Miss E Janaszjk Taber Mr R Upton Colcmdn Royal Canadian Legion Tabcr Anonymous Taber Anonymous Lethbndge Anonymous Lethbndgc Shaun Senneker Lethbndge Wilson White Community Club Lcthbndge 20 00 Madge Equipment Milk River 20 00 Dr R Bennett Lethbndge 2500 Anonymous Lclhbndge 25 00 Ladies Auxiliary Canadian Legion 20 Taber 25 00 Dr and Mrs E Coutts 25 00 Mr and Mrs Clifford Milk River 30 00 Prosperity Hill Ladies Pincher Creek W 00 Lethbndge Lodge 579 Vasa Order of American Lethbndge 5000 Jerry Kubik and Family Wrentham 50 00 Grade 7 Central Taber 55 00 Hutterville Hutterian Brethren. Magrath 100 00 Mrs S Spencer and granddaughters Nobleford 100 00 Art s Cattlclmer Fnrt Macleod 100 00 Total 944 2Z Total To-Dale 40 Shell fined for polluting STONY PLAIN Shell Canada Ltd was fined 000 here under the Federal Fisheries Act for allowing oil to run into a stream in northwestern Alberta Shell entered a plea of guilty in provincial judge s court in connection with the oil spill Sept 11 near Fox Creek 18 miles northwest of Edmonton GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge.......7 -4 Pincher Creek 38 23 Medicine Hat 4 -14 Victoria 46 44 50 Vancouver 46 42 39 Edmonton -6 -13 Banff 32 16 Calgary -8 -9 Saskatoon -9 -23 Regma -5 -20 01 Winnipeg 3 -2 03 Toronto 24 6 Ottawa 29 1 03 Montreal 37 13 05 Chicago 28 21 New York 52 31 Washington 53 33 Miami 79 62 Los Angeles 60 50 San Diego 64 50 San Francisco 57 48 Denver 47 26 Phoenix 69 42 Calgary Cloudy tonight high near 35 in foothills otherwise 10 lows near mostly sunny highs 30-35 Lethbridge Mostly sunny today and highs near 15 above except 35-40 with gus- ty winds in lows near highs Sunday 35-40 with chmook winds Medicine Hat Sunny to- day and lows 10-15 highs about 20 above Columbia Kootenay rain in the West Kootenays except wet snow at times this morning Snow beginning in the East Kootenays and the Columbia districts this morning turning to rain or mixed rain and snow by early afternoon Gusty winds at times during the afternoon and evening Sun- cloudy Highs today up- per thirties and lower forties Highs Sunday mid thirties STOCK CHUTES REGULAR OR AUTOMATIC HEAD GATE Build your corrals anywhere with Portable Panels and Gate. Also available are Steel Corral Gates. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulto Highway Box 1202 Phom 328-1141 Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress All remaining highways in good driving condition. Angry pussy This black-and-white cat wasn't exactly over- joyed when his privacy was Invaded by a photographer' in Regma. Addict roundup idea welcome The Le Dam commission's proposal that police be given the power to round up hard- drug addicts for medical examination and treatment drew fdvorable comment Friday Svd Brown president of tho Metropolitan Toronto Police said in an inter- view he approves of anything that involves police in helping to ensure treatment for ad- dicts and cuts down on the work of prosecuting Halifax Police Chief G 0 Robinson was also sympathetic to the although he said addicts should not be detained in police cells The proposal for police contained in the fourth Le Dam report on the non-medical use of drugs tabl- ed Friday in the House of calls for detention of addicts for up to 72 hours to determine dependency Len a director ol the Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse said the concept of a roundup was welcome as a means of secur- ing treatment for addicts Though enforced treat- ment is sometimes not as effective it will still help some addicts get away from their people who wouldn t normally go for he said Mr Blumenthal said the Le Dam commission plan would require more money for treat- ment programs and specializ- ed training of police Dorothy supervisor of the Alber'a drug com- mission s treatment centre in Edmonton said she agrees with the Le Dam report s idea ol in-patient treatment in residential centres That's the greatest need we have now.' she said When addicts first come into treatment t h e re so regular pan ic attacks That s long-term care is needed Mr Blumenthal said he was pleased the report recognized alcohol and tobacco as the most serious drug abuse problems A proposal for tighter control of patent drug adver- tising also drew support from the Alberta medical and phar- maceutical associations The Le Dam report's suggestion that possession offences for marijuana and hashish should be removed from the Criminal Code and treated more leniently receiv- ed a negative response from Chief Robinson 'I think the feeling among policemen generally is that nothing should be done to ease restrictions until we know more about the effect of these drugs he said suppose if we have to show more lenien- cy marijuana should be the one An RCMP spokesman in Ed- monton said the force would need additional information on just who drug addicts are if the Le Dam recommendations were to become government policy Insp Jack in charge ol RCMP narcotics investigations for the Ed- monton said agencies outside the police are more aware of who the drug users are Ottawa buys Alberta jail to relieve overcrowding OTTAWA The federal desperate for space to relieve overcrowding in its peniten- has acquired a com- plete prison in Alberta. At the same time it is about to announce a new five-year building plan that will see the replacement of old especially in British Colum- bia And it is moving to- ward making arrangements with some provinces for the sharing of with pre- liminary talks already under way with Ontario about a jointly-financed prison for women Solicitors-general Warren Allmand of the federal government and Helen Hunley of Alberta announced the ac- quisition of the Bowden In- stitute north of Calgary for 35 million by the peniten- tiary service The now used for young and first offenders by the will be converted into a medium security federal penitentiary It will handle 200 relieve serious overcrowding on the Prairies and drain off some prisoners from the Alia medium security prison It will serve all of the Prairie provinces ADDS EMPLOYEES The federal government has undertaken to take the 90 pro- vincial employees in Bowden into the federal penitentiary service It will add 75 more employees and upgrade the security with the of perimeters and guard towers The transfer of ownership will take place within three months The building program is ex- pected to be announced within a week It was approved only this week by the federal treasury board Details have not been re- leased but replacement of the aging and overcrowded max- imum security prison in New Westminster. B C is ex- pected to be high in the list of priorities The program is expected to e a building and replace- ment program for the next two to be followed other building in the succeedmgs years on the basis of need Sources that if federal- provincial arrangements in- dicated at a federal-provincial conference on corrections that ended here come to pass there mav be less need than at present for new con- struction For Mr Allmand and corrections minister for already are talking about joint construction of a prison for women Under proposals accepted at the conference most women prisoners in Canada will be- come the responsibility of the provincial resulting in the eventual closure of the Kingston. prison for women The federal government will be left with but a handful of woman pre- sumably could be housed in an institution shared in some way with Ontario The conference agreed on general principles with the ex- change of services between the provincial and federal cor- rections system and thus Nova Scotia already has in- dicated that it has some space that the federal might use Arrangements such as this can reduce the population of the federal institutions and perhaps make new construc- tion unnecessary Mr Allmand has indicated if the federal fovwnuwnt accepts tbe proposals of At- torney-General Atei Mac- donald of British Columbia there could be considerable relieving of the pressure on the federal service Under Mr Macdonald s pro- considerable federal money would be used to help the provinces in programs de- signed to keep rehabilitate offenders out of prison The 100 now in Bowden will be transferred to other provincial institutions Alberta officials said that the former RCAF wartime buildings tuve become sur- plus to their needs because of corrections regulations that give little time for vocational training program such as thjt conducted at Bawdea Try Wore You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAI CO SMITH-JONES HEARMG AID SERVICE MPLEY OPTICAL 321-5447 DERME MACHINE SHOP COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE A GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE IJt STIIKT NORTH EMPLOYEES IN THE INDUSTRY OF THE OPERATION OF SCHOOL RUSES WILL COME UNDER THE SCOPE OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT EFFECTIVE JANUARY This will ensure coverage for you in the event of injury as a result of an accident arising out of and in the course of in this industry Commencing Januan T 197-1. if injured. YOU A JL C'sir- are Tor1 enr cve-or-rorr Bosrj c THE Workmen's Compensation Board ALBERT A It wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Whatever His Fashion Tastes A Gift From BLACK'S Is Always Certain of a Hearty Welcome Our Best Wishes To All For A Very Merry Christmas and Happy New SORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Carway 9 i m. to 6 p m Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del tomta 9 a.m to 6 p m Kmgsgatc 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8 i m to Wild Horse 8 a m to5p.m Roosevillefta r.. DEREK SWEATERS by Pi-ngle of Scotland DRESS SHIRTS by Hathaway. Arrow and Forsythe SLIPPERS by Morlands of England SOCkS by DRESSING GOWNS SHOES by Bally of Switzerland and McHale SLACKS by Parker SPORT COATS by Warren K Hyde Park LEATHER COATS by Montreal Leather Open 9 to 9 Thursday and Friday Black's on FOURTH AVENUE MEN'S SHOP ;