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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thurlduy, December 16, 1971 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Canadian exports to U.S. climb Nixon's decision to devalue dollar OTTAWA (CP) Despite the U.S. surtax on imports, Cana- dian exports lo the U.S. contin- ued lo increase during Novem- ber, Statistics Canada reports. But a sharp increase in the amount of U.S. goods coming into Canada cut Canada's trade surplus lor the month to million, compared with million in November, 1970. t'a adian exports to Britain, the European Economic Com- munity and Commonwealth countries were down compared with November, 1970, but im- ports from all regions were up. The change in Canada's bal- FREEDOM IS AN ORCHID Mary Ann Harberl, 26, freed from prison in Com- munist China displays three moods in the Valley Fcrge Army Hospital at Phoenixville, Pa., near Philadelphia after she was flown from Hong Kong following her release. The orchid was given her by the Air Force crew who flew her and Richard Fecteau, also freed by the Chineese, to the United States. Anger swells in Ulster BELFAST (AP) Anger and; frustration were reported swell-j ing among Northern Irelar, "s Protestant majority today ,r a British admission there is lit-' tie hope of a complete m Hilary solution to UTC violence which has tormenled Ulster for more than two years. And as if to underscore the gloomy forecast, guerrilla gun-j men early today severely wounded another British soldier on patrol in Belfast, adding to the two already in danger of] losing their lives from gunfire i Wednesday, British Home Secretary Re- ginald Maudling, v.lio holds cab- inet responsibility for Northern Ireland, shocked Protestants Wednesday when lie told report- ers it was likely the terrorists "would not he defeated, not completely eliminated, but have} their violence reduced to an ac-! ceptable level." The battle being fought by British troops against the! Irish Republican Army is a I hard one, lie said, and there! appears to be no limit "to the! evil these men can do." i Maudling's statement, madej rfter two days of intensive talks j in Northern Ireland with army and government chiefs, drew a swift retort from Rev. Ian Pais- ley, a hardliner who speaks for a powerful body of Protestants. He said no level of violence would be acceptable to the peo- ple of Northern Ireland. They would be "even more frustrated by this public decla- ration that it is not the intention of the British government to ab- solutely win the battle against the he said. Paisley demanded an emer- gency debate in the Northern Ireland Parliament over the issue, while fears rose that Maudling's admission could spark a violent Protestant reac- tion once its implications of nev- er-ending strife str.ick home. Tlie IRA's bomb-and-bullet teiTor campaign, wliion has brought 197 violent deaths in 28 months, is aimed at bringing Northern Ireland under the rule of the Irish Republic. The North's one million Protestants outnumber Roman Catho- lics two to implacably opposed to union with the over- whelmingly Catholic republic. Early today three British Army patrols came under fierce gunfire in Belfast's Falls Koad, an IRA stronghold. Rifle, ma- chine gun and other automatic fire raked armored vehicles and the troops opened up into the darkness in return. One soldier was said by mili- tary headquarters to have been hit in the stomach. An ambul- ance carrying him to hospital was peppered with shots. Snipers with high velocity weapons ambushed two military patrols Wednesday. came as the U.S. Congress was debuting measures lo stimulate exports. The U.S. government had an- nounced Aug. 15 a sin-tax of up to 10 per cent on imports, de- signed to attack Ihe trade bal- ance problem by d' imports. But imports from Can- ada continued to increa month since then. IMPOKTS IN'C'liUASlC Total exports last month were billion, while in! billion. Exports were up to 6.4 per cent and imports 27.7 per cent from the same month a year earlier. For the 11 months from Janu- ary to November, exports were billion, up 4.9 per cent, while imports were billion, up 10.0 per cent. Canadian exports for the month to the U.S. were Sl.l bil- lion, up 19.'! per cent SIMS million ;i year earlier. Imparts from the U.S. were SI billion, up 2G.H per cent from ST'H million. Canada's trade balance with the U.S. was million, down from the November. 1970 surplus of S1S7 million. Hut over I the 11-month period, Canada's trade surplus was billion this year compared with million last year. Merchandise trade surpluses with the U.S'., however, are Ira- ditionally offset by deficits in non-merchandise trade between the two for services and tourism fures. for example. TRADE WITH .JAPAN Exports !o Japan were s.70.r> million, up 15.9 per cent from November. 11170. Rut from Japan rose per cent, to million. The only other increase in ex- ports was to Latin Amcric where the November total was S55.2 million, 3.7 per cent above the same month in 3970. Im- ports from Latin America rose 33.8 per cent lo SGO.Ii million. Exports lo Britain declined 30.fl per cent lo si02.9 million, while imports rose 3r> IHT cent to S90..1 million. Expo olher Commonwealth count- fell 9.7 per cent to S69.2 million, while imports rose 1.9 cent to SG5.3 million. Exports to the EEC fell 33.1 per cent to million while imports increased 12.9 per cent to S103.5 million. Exports to other countries de- clined 2.0 per cent, to mil- lion while imports at SiM.l mil- lion were up per cent. s was WHJJV HI ill m in if IIM i MM LiJiaj lyJ-JUJ. oJ.J-lI.JJUd. JLllg j CJL d an- WASHINGTON (AP) lo gather in a member of the Group with the U.S. dollar, mak- of up dent Nixon has agreed to Friday and Saturday to said in OlUrwa thai Canadian goods more expen- s, do- value Ihe dollar for the solving worldwide the Canadian in U.S. markets and U.S bal- time since 1934, a move move down with cheaper in Canada. aging could bring a speedy U.S. officials U.S. HKVALl'E OTHERS Can- lo tb-j simmering that firm a.greement would mean Azores communique said: each rr.onctary crisis, perhaps revaluation will would be cheaper eo-operalion with other na- dropping the 10-per-cent easier to sell on they agreed to The agreement, reached the United Slates he louarc' a prompt realign- were day in a nine-hour meeting imports Aug. Opposition Leader of exchange rates tlirough were French President Georges Minister E. J. disputed this in devaluation of the dollar anc to pidou in 'he Azores, of Canada, who will be He said the Canadian of some olher cur- 27.7 a major obstacle to the Washington would rise in value nth a of worldwide monetary tions, lanu- N o percentage devaluation were was mentioned in the men's mgii (KiniiiiKsu anon oin-cial said the accord with Pompidou envisions a settlement along these lines: cent, Pompidou communique, value of the llion, i was the method cf devaluation, liu! a high administration to bar would remain the same. Germany would lie ej- r the cial said an cight-per-cent ported to revalue its mark 1 bil- valuation was "about the (AP) A about 50 of them i ward ami an oven greater 89-18 est figere mentioned" and court ruled here on Pall Mall, revaluation of the Japa- parts "very mu--h in Hie gentlemen's and Si. Jame.s yen would he expected. n. up Should devaluation be of the most maintain restricted rales of major ion. plished hy congressional In the would be allowed lo with raising the price of gold, bar members club could still bar over a broader range llion, eight-per-cei t change would U the present one per cent up 1970, suit in a gold price of S37.IIO decision was bound Ethiopian Emperor down. This, said Ihe adminis- over some in these not on the grounds official, represented a ada's The official price of gold citadels of the rich, but because concession by the illion j held nt .S3f> an ounce since and the at fSCS United States stopped redeeming paper money for gold have resisted integration of all kinds for three judpo appeals court, headed by Lord Aug. 13. when Nixon announced the United Stales would luses many, the idea of handed down the longer redeem dollars [or Ira- In simple terms, devaluation Is in would make U.S. products a woman to the dining room has been nothing in the first test case of the 1968 Race Relations the international monetary system has been without any ween competitive in foreign revolutionary. At some, a of order. The or-i it for and imported products more ex-jendi- pensive in the United States. GROUP OP TEN m i 1 1 i o naire businessman, without the proper social credentials, ruled that an East Ixm-don Conservative party of fixed exchange rates was scrapped, because it was based on the dollar. The formal communique little chance of to Amariit standing fast against a STJI.CI released as finance postal worker who for months, the from and central bankers of the the court ruling from India nine administration finally ports! riches! non-Communist open enough loopholes on grounds of in during a Group of Ten ent to The club denied Shah in Home earlier this jarred because of race. li Drue granted permission to appeal again to Britain's highest tribunal, the House the Nixon Pompidou statement Tuesday was the first public word Ihe United Sates above I 1 had agreed to a chairman i llion i cent ED.MOXTON (CP) lionning's letter of s re.signr.iian of Pat Menning Henning declined to itrics chairman of Ihe Alberta liis reasons for leaving Manager is required for o new men's Hion. i coholism and Drug formed by the store in Lethbridge. Mui-sl be experienced cent Commission was Social Credit knowledgeable in fashions, pure Hasina 33.1 ter of health and social province's new control. Excellent salary and while Conservative offered. All replies ask for the resignation formed a committee (o BOX 124, s do- 1 "will he interested in his Alberta's alcoholism mil- sons'1 when he receives abuse mil- cancer death rate higher in urban than in rural areas EDMONTON (CP) Re- searchers have found thai Hie deatli rale from lung cancer is higher in urban ihan in rural communities in Alberta, and are studying a possUjlp link with air pollution. The finding is one phase of a three-year, sludy being conducted by the department of hsaltii in coilaborr.fion with the department of community medicine al the University of Alberta. Project director Dr. E. S. 0. Smith said here the finding still tias to lie correlated with air J pollution samples being taken j in nine communities, including Edmonton and Calgary. j "From an analysis of deaths which occurred during the five- year period 1964-68, it had been found that mortality from lung cancer among both males and females is significantly higher in urban than in rural commu- Dr. Smith said in a pro- gress report. He said mortality from lung cancer shows a clear urban- rural gradient "That is to say, it is highest for communi- ties of more than low- RC to live forever led dog est for communities of less than and somewhere in be- tween for communities of in- termediate size." "Mortality from chronic bronchitis, although only one third of that from lung cancer follows an almost identical pat- tern." But in an interview. Dr. Smith said "we have to be care- ful before mortality ii related to air pollution." "It is entirely possible that people in large cities have dif- ferent smoking habils than per- sons in rural areas." Dr. Smith, director of the health department's epidemiol- ogy division, said similar find- ings have been made in the United Kingdom and the United States. LETHBRIDGE SAMPLES He said the Alberta study is aimed at finding out whether there is a health hazard from I the "relatively low" air pollu- tion levels in the province. Studies in Britain, (he U.S.. 1 New Zealand and other cotm-1 tries bad established that long- j term exposure lo low conccn-! trations of air pollutants was associated with an increased risk not only of lung cancer. but of other chronic respira- tory diseases such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema and as! lima. Dr. Smith said thai lo get j basic information about polhl- i lion levels, high-volume samn- lers have been infilled in three locations each in Edmon- ton and Calgary, and in one downtown location in Ldh- bridge. Medicine Hat, Rod Deer, Grande Prairie. Cam- j rose, SI. Albert and Ilinlon. The full study is to be com- pleted by the end of 1872. i OTTAWA ICPl The last i would be in real life." RCMP sled dog will live forever Mr. Morgan, who came lo the in the hearts of the many Cana- country six years ago. said: (Hans enthralled by the "There aren't many of us in and in full iew too. Canada. The el V.ITC pro- i "You have all sorts of people pared in iiivo for display at the j here who've taken a correspond- Oddities in the RCMP Museum a! Kegina by Terence .Morgan, after the last ence course and set up shop, bul there aren't the facilities to two RCMP dog-teams were re- train competent taxidermisls." tired in favor of tl-e snowmo- The museum work involves bile. mi'i-e than merely mounling ani- j There wasn't lime lo mount mais. Scenes around Ihc ani- Ibe second-last sled hui he mals also have to be "re-erc- is in the museum properly, or the scientist waiting for his iurn. balks. Taxidermists have lo undergo The rc-crcation work, which considerable (mining, Mr. Mor-; lakes from two lo four months, said. He bcpnn an apprcn- i involves Ihc problems of liccship thr asie of 1.1 in T'.ng- r ing grass, flowers, rocks and land, where he bier went info snow look just right, private practice Each blade of grass hns lo lie His worst experience occurred made of plastic dipped in wax, when a woman brought a small. I and hundreds arc needed. Flow- hairless Mexican dng. a h: loved ei-s are made by band and pet, to be palmed, and boulders and rocks "That did been are made from Ihc moulds cast stroking il lor II) years and she from real boulders. Snow has lo knew every wrinkle on its back, made in different ways for and wanted them all right back different effects, in. It awful Widely experienced, Mr. Mor- After ordeal, he decided has collected animal sped- to abandon private practice. j mens from all the provinces and Mr. Morgan is directing the territories in Canada, and he re- six-man sfalf of Ihc taxidermy and display illusion of the Vic- loria Museum, now constructing now display sellings for its old .slock of mounted animals. furbished the .lamaiea Nat.ionnl Museum in Mr. Morgan uses (ho new dc- hydralion method of proserva- i lion as opposed lo the old way have to please the mu- o> plaslit- moulds covered with scum's scientists." he skin. "KverylhinR annul the mounted "II sounds ,1 bit gruesome hull nnimnl has to bo exactly as Hi it's just part of the business." DETROIT fAP) To show- that his new church on the fringe of Detroit's ghetto is open to all races, the minister wore one white shoe and one black, can-led a black-and- white cross and rat black- and-white ribbons binding the door. Hev. Drum L. Trone said his church, which has a white following, could have moved from the area after an urban renewal project demolished Ihc old church. "We feel our slaying here will be a means of bringing back some of the culture and some of the decency of (his area." says (he nalive of Detroit. Planned for the future of the Church of Christ, which opened Sunday, are a day- care centre and a head-start program CLKVKI.AXD. Ohio (API Charles llaun, Kit, and his 55- year-old wife got Ihe present they wauled for Christmas lo adopt the three-year-old girl I hey have raised as a foster child since she was IS days old. In approving (he petition for adoption. Judge Francis Tally said it was in the best inter- ests of Ihe child, .Julie Sheila, that she slay Mr and Mrs. At. a hearing Oct. the Children's .Services Agency said that while the Haims had given thr- child excellent it objected to iheir adopting her because of their ;me. The have taken care of :i-i loster children for the agency. They have tlirci1 mar- ried children of Iheir own and a 17-year-old adopted (laugh- ter. "The whole family is on cloud nine." Mr.-, llaiin of Ihe ruling, "It i-' an excel- lent Christmas not only for this year bit: for the years to come." Deaths Yesferdav Ity Till-: CANADIAN 1'IIKSS V7. who played forward lor two Stanley Cup toam.s, the Toronto Arenas in 1917-1H aiui llui Victo ria in :'.V Kayos. TiLU'r. the former world iniui-' i UTighl and lighl-hravyweight Itoxinfj champicn, alter a bj-ief illness due to a liver ailment. j Hie first in Xru France, in slmwi d ;t lotal population of about fi.uiU) per- sons. sides to this story. Some people insist Slit Double Distilled is a robust is. first and foremost sjiigS a staooth whisky. also insist that Sltcoinesinan ISixpensive-looking J at an PJpnexpensive price. Other people insist that Double Distilled is a smooth whisky. It is. But first and foremost it's 3 robust They tpp insist that it comes in an expensive-looking bottle. Which it does. But at an inexpensive price. DOUBLE DISTILLED DOUBLE DISTILLED The Robust Whisky. ;