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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDC-E IIER.AID Snku'hy, DccoinlxM Ik. IV70 OTTAWA (CI'i The pcrc- firine falcon, swiftest of Ml birds of prey, faces pussihle ux- tinclion in North America in this decade, organizers '-ho first coiitim'nl-widc survey of II I1 knmvn to disturb the liar-, nrr.illraliigy at Ithica, N.Y., and Kichard l''vfe. a Canadian wild- life service biologist stationed at Edmonton, report findings of the survey in the Canadian tnone production and affect eggshell thickness. DDT-containinatcil lay thin-shellccl eggs which often either dry out or break be- fore hatching. I The current issue of the scicn- Toni .i. Cade, director of the I lific journal, a publication of the pesticides.' Cornell University laboratory of! Ottawa Field Nalnralisls' is dedicated to the survival of the peregrine falcon. I KKI'OHT ON NOIITII The biologists report only on I the Canadian and Alaskan por- j tions of !he survey, which also a was carried out in the coniinen- O'ST fWinOO j tal United States and in Mexico. S if S of 237 former nesting sites ex- JL j amined in Canada and Alaska, OTTAWA (CP> Canada's .Trudcau that was a voice for j only 92 were occupied by perc- nevv solicitor-general, 38-year-j political and social change in i gi'hies. old Jean-Pierre Coyer, joins the j Quebec in the 1950s and CDs. cabinet with the credentials of a ur. Goyer first came to the leader of Quebec's quiet revolu-1 Commons in After the (ion of the early 1960s. Mr. Goyer. JtP for Montreal election he was made parlia-1 The only peregrines that ap-, pearcd to be unaffected were those on Amchitka in the Aleu-1 tian Islands. i Otherwise, the survey showed j that the continental race of per-1 FAtCON BATHES FOR SURVIVAL S ft ftt" v- -8- JL Cli c? prison system. Mr. Cover's political growth echoes the career of Prime Min- ister Trudeau. Like Mr. Trudcau. he studied law at the University of Mont- real, vigorously protested the policies of the late premier Maurice Duplossis, supported the candidacy of Jean Drapeau for the mayoralty of Montreal and wrote articles for Cite Libre, the reformist intellectual periodical co-founded by Mr. ASHPHALT PAVING TOILESTROP SAND and GRAVEL I Construction Co. ltd. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 and of Canada irt "rtpjlr indica- tions" cf abnormal reproduc- tion, and reductions in the num- ber of occupied nesting sites were noted. While at university he and I Arctjc peregrines "are in a two other students sit- or even more earned his law degree at the i University of Montreal in 1958. ONCE STAGED SIT-IN hi m Mr. Duplessis's office to protest inadequacy of govern- ment fund to education. Later, while practising law in Montreal, he was a contributor to Cite Libre, and produced sev- edal studies on municipal issues. He was closely connected with the Drapeau administration, serving for a lime as executive assistant lo Pierre Des Marais, a member of the city's execu- tive committee and Lieutenant to Mayor Drapeau. Mr. Goyer is married ajid has two children. SMALL POPULATION The population of Barbados is about NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON- Efc, Truck loads Carloads- Truck Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW IOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" serious, the biologists say. DOWN 90 PER CENT Previous surveys showed that peregrines have largely been exterminated in the eastern U.S., and in the western U.S. and Mexico have suffered popu- lation declines as high as 90 per cent, the article says. It adds that since 19-10 when DDT was first used on a large scale, thickness of peregrine eggshells has decreased an av- erage l.i to 20 per cent. The evidence is overwhelming that, "peregrine falcons have been victimized by hard pesti- cides such as DDT and the article says. "ft is sad and frustrating to come to the realization that for all their magnificent appear- ance and unspoiled beauty, our boreal forests and tundras are chemically polluted environ- menls, at least as far as the peregrine is concerned." for cablevision CALGARY (CP) Cal- gary companies said that Sect. target date for the start of full- scale cablevision telecasting in the city. Aid. Jack Davis, president of the Community Antenna Tele- vision Ltd., and Bill Ross, rep- resentative for Calgary Cable Television Co., said field work will start early next year, and full service of eight to 11 chan- nels will be operative hope- fully Sept. 1. Community Antenna, holder of the city's southern franchise, expects to start field work in mid-February, probably with the selling of contracts and hook-ups in residences. The northern franchise hold- er, Calgary Cable Television, Seeks asylum in Canada GANDER, Nfld. (CP) A 2-1-year-old Cuban left a Cubana Airlines flight from Prague to Havana today and asked for po- litical asylum in Canada. Rafael Alcoldo Perez left the plane during a routine refuelling stop. Meanwhile, an unidentified 23-year-old Mexican stowaway is in good condition in hospital at Botwood, Nfld., where he left the paper carrier Solomon Sen- ior and asked for political asy- lum. IN I.ETHBRIDGE: 612 4th Avenue South Telephone 328-421-1 expects its field crews to begin hook-ups in early April, start- ing ill the downtown area. Monthly charge for the ser- vice will be and there will be an initial installation fee. Your NEW Authorized Dealer JEEP" TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Avc., 3rd St. 5. Phone 327-1418 Master spyslory Germans let him doim LONDON 18. Reg. to 429.93 SALE SKI SUMS SUITS 11-lonCO SlreHll. touororl l-ci. Block, Brown. Navy, Wool knil. 2 ant) 3- Grecn. 8 lo 20. pec. styles. 8 to 13. Ren.. Valuo SO SALE SALE------... Values lo SALE Rcnulnr and Bikini stylet. 1 K, Pnir I .UU IN CENTRE VILLAGE MALI. ;