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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta JO _ THf irmiRIBC! HfSAlB Wwhudoy, Nbiuory 3, Yukon gold prospector tells stories fortune hunt LONDON (CP) Some of the flavor and romance of the Cana- dian North showed up in London today in the broad, colorful form of Bud Fisher, traveller and prospector who panned a fortune in Yukon gold. Now retired and celebrating liis 71st birthday, the white- bearded Fisher, with a watch chain trimmed with nuggets, re- galed reporters with stories of early mining days while Cana- dian tourist officials handed out Leadership campaign of NDP hot OTTAWA (CP) The New Democratic Party leadership campaign generated its first few degrees of heat today when candidate Ed Broadbent ac- cused fellow-candidate Davk Lewis of risking "a dangerous fratricidal war" within the party by attacking the minority Waffle group. Mr Broadbent, HP for Osha- wa-Whitby, called a press con- ference to say he disagrees with almost all of the policies advo- cated by the strongly-nationalist Waffle group, but that no one should encourage "an internal blood bath." He said that when Mr. Lewis used such words as "presump- tuous, extreme and doctrinaire" in attacking the Waffle group he was antagonizing the group and risking "the creation of another faction of party members whose purpose would be to join in an all-out intra-party war." "The result of such a two-fac- tional battle could be disastrous for the New Democratic Party and for the country." Mr. Broadbent said the Waffle group must be seen for what it is, "a well-organized, articulate, minority." "The way to respond to mi- norities with whom you disagree is to debate the issues vigo- rously in non-abusive intelligent terms and then take a vote." pamphlets to attract visitors to he Canadian North. "I had a desire to find some- said Fisher of his pros- pecting days. 'It's not the gold that really matters. It's finding the gold." MADE During the 1930s, when times were tough, Fisher moved with his wife and two children to the Yukon from Pennsylvania and began panning for gold, though the gold rush had petered out years previously. By the time he finished pros- pecting in 1963 he had made more than :'The gold I found in the Yukon didn't have to be re- he said. "I could jusl walk into a bank and exchange it for dollars." Fisher built up a trucking business along with his pros- pecting and then took a job with the Yukon travel and publicity department. But while urging tourists to visit the Canadian North, Fisher discourages potential gold pro- spectors. "There's no gold left up there he told reporters. charges too high TORONTO (CP) Quick, safe easy abortions could be available today for as little as or abortion was a symposium on told here. This pensioner sending back token gesture THUNDER BAY (CP) Rene Betournay, a 71-year- old Thunder Bay pensioner, calls the recent increase in old age pensions "a token gesture, and is sending his tokens back. In a letter to Finance Min- ister Edgar Benson he said: "I sincerely feel that your own financial needs, as well as those of your fellow cabi- net ministers, are much greater than mine. So I am herewith returning to you my 42 cent increase Inside the envelope went 42 cents. LENGTH OF COAST New York State's coastline on Lake Ontario and Lake Erie is 371 miles long. SPECIAL PROGRAMS 10 GOLF LESSONS By a pro of 18 years experience. Members Thursday of beginning Feb. 4th in the Y gym. 30 students maximum per class. Provide your own driver, LADIES' FITNESS CLINIC For fitness instructors. Feb. 4 and 5 from 9 a.m. to p.m. for course and materials. A program designed to increase your knowledge of new concepts of fitness. MEN'S NOON HOUR SWIM CLASSES During the month of February. Tuesday and Thursday noons including steam. 8 lessons for (applicable toward For beginners or for stroke im- provement- A concentrated program for 1 hour, twice a week, for 1 month. Roy Lucas, a1 New York law- yer regarded as an expert on abortion law in the United States, called the average charge in hospitals and in New York clinics "nothing less than economic exploitation in its boldest form." He said the "new breed ot medical young medic coming out of obstetrics and gy- follow the new procedures." As he spoke to the sympos- ium, sponsored by the Associa- tion for the Repeal of Canadian Abortion Laws, he twirled a small plastic tube. he said, "will bring the new day very is medical the cost Hill be so low it can be ex- ported to underdeveloped coun- tries." The tube, a Karman cannula, was explained by its inventor Harvey Karman of the Women's Abortion Clinic, Los Angeles. Tlie cannula, based on the vacuum aspirator with which some doctors do early-term abortions, enables a doctor to perform iip to 10 painless, safi abortions in an hour, he said, NOT COMPLICATED Its use is no more compli cated than the insertion of an inter-uterine contraceptive de- vice "or the initial exploratory step of sounding the h said. Jlr. Karman said the paten for the device is held by th Women's Medical Centre o New York. "But I've seen copies whic do just as good a job. That' fine. The whole idea is to pri vide a safe within five to 10 weeks of con ception." "The procedure is relative! non-traumatic, both physical! and emotionally, when offere in conjunction with psycholog cal support." He said the Los Angeles clini has counsellors who have them selves had 'abortions. 'Research carried out emotional impact of an abortio shows that pain and trauma ar directly related to feelings c guilt and based o misinformation on abortions. :We have been able to elim nate pain in 95 per cent cases." Mr. Karman, a psychologis served two years in prison aft he refused in 1954 to reveal th name of an abortionist and wi also sentenced as a principal an abortion. He now is involved in a te case as the result of a rece police raid on a Los Angel abortion clinic which operat in defiance of state law. if INVESTMENT COURSE For men and women. Tuesdays at to 5 weeks. 6.50 for non members. for members. Mr. Lew Dreger, instructor. JOIN THE Y TODAY A half yearly membership will take you through 'til summer Phone 328-7771 for membership rates. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Castlegar included on route OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Trans port Commission had announced that Pacific Western Airlines Ltd. may add Castlegar, B.C.. to its sched- uled commercial air service un- til April 25. The new route will extend from Vancouver to Pentict o n, B.C., Castlegar and Calgary and return. SPIC SPAN SALE SALE ENDS Sat., Feb. 13th MEN'S SLACKS LADIES' SLACKS MEN'S SUIT JACKETS LADIES' SUIT JACKETS LADIES' PLAIN SKIRTS WHITE SHIRTS Folded or on o hunger. CASH AND CARRY. EACH 30c DRY CLEANERS 2 LOCATIONS 112 Btli St. S. COUEGE MAIL Ph. 328-2437 328-8211 Pure Wool Suburban Coats by a leading Canadian maker Popular Norfolk styling. Warm wool plaid lining for winter's cold days. Six bullon front with belt. Two patch pockets with flap and button. Camel colour. Sizes: 36 to 46. Men's Pure Wool Topper In his choice of wool or pile collar. Neatly lined throughout with pure woo! plaid lining. Beige, Brown, Grey. Sizes: 38 to 44. Boys' Denim Flares The 'In' pant with everyone. Check the neat western scoop pockets, nil round belt loops, and that 'just right' amount of flare. Plain shades nnd stripes. Sizes: 8 to 16. And, at ihis low price, you can easily afford a couple. SPECIAL, PAIR Boys' Permanent Press IS. Sport Shirts Buy now and save during this great Clear- ance Sale, Solid shades and patterns in a wide array of colours. Sizes: 8 to 18, Reg. Woplco Price 2.88 to 5.95 ONLY, EACH 1.93 SAVE .98 to 1.89 Boys' Pant Clearance Corduroy with flannel linina. Elastic bock, boxer wrist. Two front scooo pockets and back patch pocket. Regular or flare lea. Sizes 7 to i.i. Rcq Wooko Price ,1.97 to 4.88 SALS 2.99 SAVE 1.99 lo 3.96 Boys' Sweater Clearance Choose from vesis, car- digans and pullovers in assorted fabrics. Wide variety of colors. Incom- plete size range. Req. Wooko Price 2.98 to 11.95 SALE Boys' Outerwear Nylon Instructors' Jackets, Hooded Cordu- roy Jackets and Quilted Nylon Safety Coots. All guaranteed to keep your boy snug and warm. Assorted colors. Sizes: 8 to 18. (Broken size range'. SPECIAL, EACH 9.97 Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. !o 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m Thursday and Friday 9 o.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to SAVE 4.94 to Sport Shirts Body sport shirts with full sleeves and multi- buttoned cuffs. Choose from patterns, plain lones, stripes and many more exciting colors. Sizes S.M.t. Reg. Woolco Price 7.97 to r eg EACH or 2 for SU to 1 p.m.; 6 p.m. SAVE .89 to 5.39 Men's Cardigans All wool. An assortment of deluxe quality men's sweaters for casual times and outdoor wear. Choose from Jacquard ski patterns, bold ribs and cable stitch. Sizes S.M.l.Xt. Reg. Woolco Pricft 10.88 lo IS.88 SAIE 9.99 College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;