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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE SHOCK Of A VOICE Only a year-and-o-half old, Christine Chiofilo of Medford, near Boston, let oul a loud shriek al Iho surprise of hearing for the first lime. Christine had lived in a world of silence until she was taken to Ihe Horace Mann School in Roxbury for what turned out to be the experience of her young life, hearing her own voice. The school has instituted a pro- gram especially for infants who suffer a hearing loss. Choosing a university president delicate job TORONTO (CP) The choosing of a president for a university is a delicate task because (he job has become one of the most punishing in the country. It took nine months to the post at the Univer- sity of Toronto last year anc six other Canadian universi- ties arc or will soon be look- ing for presidents: Carleton in Ottawa, McMaster in Hamil- ton, Trent in Peterborough Ont., Lakehead at Thunder Bay, Ont., the University of Victoria in British Columbia and Laval at Quebec City. The presidency calls for "an impossible combination o: Claude Bissell tolc a women's club shortly alter ending 13 years as U. of T president. The amount of time taken up by the job was "ter- rifying." It's a time of convulsive change for universities, tar- gets for criticisms from w i 11) i n and outcry about high costs, gov- ernment cuts on support, po- litical infighting among facul- ties and departments and stu- Soldiers like the North By STUART LAKE impact of what they are doir OTTAWA (CP) Gen. R. M. Withers and his staff- at North- ern Command headquarters in Yellow-knife, N.W.T., are begin- ning to toel at home in the Ca- nadian North. The objective noiv is to con- vince northerners there is place For them in the armed forces. fn Ottawa for a three-day meeting on national objectives in the Njrth and how the forces can contribute towards achiev- ing them, Gen. Withers said 50 of the 52 members of his head- quarters staff want to serve a second northern hitch after their first two-year tour is com- pleted. Part of the appeal, he said in an interview, is the challenge of n new job. Another is that tire Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE HIPtEY OPTICAt 618 3rd AVI. S. Phone 328-5447 can be seen almost immed ately. "We have identified 63 erne gencies in which we can be use said Gen, Withers whi joined the forces in 1948 an who has seen service in Kore and Germany. One recent emergency was fire that threatened the minin town or Pine Point, about 6 miles from Yellowknrfe. TROOPS MOBILIZED Within 40 minutes, said In the armed forces wer mobilized to fight the blaze. Other emergencies the forces arc geared to handle are loss o power in remote settlemen and the search for lost aircra! and overland expeditions. A recent policy paper on th forces urged them to be mor active in the North, includin increased reconnaissance o sovereignty flights, and t strengthen their ability to de fend the territory. This has led to more militar exercises in the N.W.T. and th Yukon. Some troops are on an exercise near Frob isher Bay on Baffin Island. Another- new duty of thi forces is participating in na Lional development projects. fn the North, this has mean building airstrips in remote set How would you like to pay less income tax this year? You can get a healthy tax deduction with a Registered Retirement Savings Plan. And put money aside for your retiremen t. Call Royal Trust and find out all the details. Registered Retirement Savings Finns. Royal Trust 740 4fh Ave. South, Lethbridge, Alberfa Phone 328-5516 much tlements and building needed bridges. Gen. Withers says mor northemers are needed in th forces lo reflect a nationa image. For that reason, he ha urged that up to 100 new re- cruits should be northerners. FEW RECRUITS But getting the northerner tc join up is something else. "Now when the northerner! think of jobs, they think of be- coming bush pilots or leach he says. This reflects their familiarity with those profes sions. The feeling Is that once North gets used to seeing troop about, they'll add defence as possible career. Recruiting drives so (ar have failen short ol the 100 recruits But the six who have graduated from boot camp were in many respects the cream of their class says Gen. Withers. He is keenly interested in the future of the Northern Rangers formed in 1948 as a voduntary force to serve us guides sources of information about happenings in remote areas. The general has proposed to keep the force active but is awaiting from Ottawa. Annexation advocated EDMONTON (CP) Mayor nr Dent recommended here Jiat the city of Edmonton be- n proceedings to annex about .00 square miles of land around he city. The mayor said that if an- nexation attempts fail, the city should recommend that the pro- vincial government establish a 5-mile green belt around thn ircsent cily boundries. During the mid-lMOs, Dr. E. T. Hanson, a University of AJ- >erta economist, was commis- ioned to do a study to deter- mine the optimum size of Ed- monton. He recommended the annex land in every direc- lon and increase ils size to 292 quare miles. The city then 'overed 82 square miles and ibout 100 square miles have jeen annexed since. dent demands lor more power. Dr. Bissell gave the board ol governors a year's notice nc would quit June 30, 1970. Two-thirds of that year had gone before the business-dom- inated board authorized a search committee of three governors, three professors, three students, two adminis- trators and two alumni. The committee decided the new president should be rela- tively young, have a broad ac- Dye termed health hazard WASHINGTON (AP) The United Stales Food and Drug Administration was urged Fri- day to ban permanently a wide- ly-used food, drug and cosmet- ics dye suspected of causing cancer, fetal death and birth de- feels. Dr. Sidney M .Wolfe, co-ordi- nator of Ralph Nader's Health Research Group, said in a letter to the FDA that the dye, known as F D and C Red No. 2, is used in production of S28 million worth of food each day. An estimated 1.5 million pounds of Red No. 2, made from coal tar, are used annually t color breakfast cereal, gum candy, pet foods, gelatin des serts, soft drinks, lipstick am' pill coatings. Ils presence i noted only as "artificial color ing" on a label. Dr. Wolfe, said FDA scientists have confirmed portions of Rus sian studies indicating Ihe dye causes rumors in rats and has toxic effects on chicken and ra embryos. U.S. food and drug laws prohibit any food additive which causes cancer in humans or animals. iCewniuco Ltd. earnings drop MONTREAL (CP) Cominco Ltd. reports preliminary earn- ings for 1971 of or 94 cents a share, down from or a share in 1970. President F. E. Buraet says he drop in earnings resulted mainly from lower market re- turns on metal product pod- ucts, imposition of the United States extra duty on imports in mid-August, added labor and supply costs and other factors. The figures include an ox- raordinary gain of for 1971 and in 1970. Ex- cluding these items, earnings or 1971 were equal to 74 cenls a hare against a share a 'ear earlier. Jesus ruled out CAMPINA GRANDE, Brazil Reuter) The city council turned down a suggestion by ne of its members Thursday (o make Jesus Christ an honorary itizen. The council member roposed the motion on the (rounds of his "services ren- ered to the people of the city" in northeast Brazil. NO ONE KNOWS MILAN (AP) Massimo Tn- rdi won nearly in five ppeai-ances on Italian televi- lon's Risk It All quiz show and riewers contended he was a lind rcadei. In response, the management decided not to Ihe quizmaster the an- in advance. FACULTY FOR MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE (NEW COLLEGE CAMPUS) Facully required because of developments in a re- cently eslablished two-year Diploma Nursing Program. Applicaffons ore invited for faculty in Medicol- Surg al, Pedialric, Maternal Child and Psychiatric Nursing, Masler's Degree in the clinical specially preferred. Registered Nurses wffh Bachelor Degree and previous teaching experience in a two-year Diploma Nursing Program considered. SALARYi depending on qualifications and experience. (1971-72 Exlra for ihoso chosen fo teach summer session. Slarling dale: Augusl 15, 1972 For additional information application, please contact: DIRECTOR, DIPLOMA NURSING PROGRAM MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE MEDICINE HAT, AlBERTA, CANADA ademic knowledge and Inter- ests, be effective in dealing with governments and have charisma. As the suggestions came in, the list of possibles grew to 150. A rough screening pruned more than half and was down to 30 when it took the first of a series of many secret bal- lots. In this way, the list was gradually whittled down until the five top prospers were in- vited to meet the committee. By laic April, 1971, they wore considering three men: Ernest Sirluck, president of the University of Manitoba; Fred Can-others, president of lire University of Calgary, and Dr. John Evans, dean of med- icine at MoMasler University in Hamilton. Jn secret balloting, Mr. Sir- luck was eliminated; he had been in Winnipeg less than a year and U. of T. would make enemies by taking him so soon. IT llr. Carrothci's insisted he wasn't interested ui the job. He had been president at Cal- gary since 1969. 'Tlie interview with Dr. Evans took place in a Toronto hotel room. Mr. CaiTothers won by one vote, however, and his name was submitted to the board. But Mr. Carrothers refused to negotiate directly, engaging a lawyer. The Calgary president came to Toronto and he and his wife inspected the Rosedale man- sion that goes with the job. But the board found they couldn't come fo terms and he left for a conference speaking engagement in England. On his return, he declined the offer. The committee met for the last time Sept. 7 and by an overwhelming vote chose Dr. Evans. At a board meeting Nov. 10, Dr. Evans, 48, be- came the youngest man ever to be named president of U. of T. NOT THEIR SUIT PrtETOIUA, South Africa (AP) Only the South African army will wear Hie new "Kala- hari sand" uniform originally designed for all the armed forces. Reports indicated the navy and air force were sartori- ally indisposed toward it. Saturday, Ftbruary 1972 1H[ LETHBHIDOt HHALD 21 Baldwin seeks re-election The Progressive Conserva. GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Gerald Baldwin, MP for Peace River, announced today he will seek reflection in the next federal election which la ex- pected sometime this year. Uvo house leader, In tele- phone inlcrvicw from his OU lawa office, said he will seek the nomination at a party con- vention in the constituency early this spring. Nutritionally Sound! the Weigh) Watchers organisation to bring you liie rjiosi advanced. icifniHlctllu developed weight conttol piogram to help you lose weight and keep il ofi. We've taken the most current reieirch available and pul it lo work to make our great weifihl control program even faeller.' WirJrr Varie1y.Sa lisfying foods added to our program that weren't Ihere before. He jllh.Science now knowi more about hew dmerenl foooi affecl your heart, liver and othernigans.OufStaff MedicalAdvisorand ourNulnlionislhavcpijI (his new knowledge lo work I in the nciv Weigh! Waichors v. piogram! New Food Produdi. We've evaluated many available foodi, ind pul some new ones Ihe program. 3-in-1-program! The new Weight Walcliers program is actually a triple bonus plan-Three programs in one. Firal, a weight reducing plan lo gel you down to your goal weight. Second, a leveling plan gives you that extra incentive lo reach your proper weight level when you're len pounds away from your goal. And Thfrcf, The Maintenance Plan 10 help you stay al your proper weight while you enjoy an exciting variety of foods, ST. 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