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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LFIHBHIDG'. HCRAlf Monday, Fsbtuurv '4, 197J Alberta health services slates report plentif ivibul ivporl N'TON" itT1 :-nTni' areas have less than half licallh services are the rale enjoyed elsewhere, ul hut unevenly (lis The. report alsn says the In d. the 11171 annual dian and Metis population of UK- Human Hcsourco-i largely accounts lor the high- Th Council. e.sfi-ale of tuberculosis in Can- provimv lias one doctor: ada and one. of Ihe highest iinii persons, one of Ihe raics of venereal disease roporlions in Canada, but The province is lacking in IRA bomb blasts rock Belfast area BELFAST 'API Four bombs exploded in the Belfast area [oday as the outlawed Irish Republican Army pressed on with its bailie lo end North- ern Ireland's links with Britain, No one was reported injured in I he The bombs wrecked a hank. an office building and a iurni- lure store. The fourth target was a paint store, which was extensively damaged. The first bomb was left in the doorway of the Belfast Sav- ings Bank on King Street, a busy shopping and office tho- roughfare a block from Iho centre of the city. The bank- manager spotted the bag and raised an alarm. Police quickly cbarctl hundreds of shoppers and olfice workers from the street. The bomb exploded within 10 min- utes, wrecking the bank build- ing. It blew out windows over a wide area but no one was hurt because of t'ne quick clearing of the street. A second bomb wrecked the Northern Ireland headquarters of Rank-Xerox, the British off- wioot. of (lie American Xerox- copying ar.d office equipment firm. Police said two armed men broke into the building at 9 a.m. and planted a bomb, but the staff cleared the building quickly and no one was injured. There was sporadic shooting during the night between British troops and guerrilla gunmen. MARINES SHOOT 2 Marines shot and captured two men who they said were trying to raid a shirt factory at Ugcmiel, west of Belfast. Une was reported critically wounded. Three, other men es- caped in a ear Dial, later was found abandoned in downtown Belfast. Four thousand Catholics staged another illegal but peaceful march Sunday lo de- mand immediate withdrawal of British troops From lister, alxj- lit.ion of the Norlhein Ireland Parliament and a halt to the jailing of guerrilla suspects without trial. IVoops and police did not in- terfere with the march in Eruii.v killen, a lakeside resort town 65 miles southwest of Belfast, and the Catholics made it a short one. Then they held a rally at which speakers rejected a com- promise that reports from Lon- don say the British government is considering. It would include g Catholic as deputy prime min- ister of Northern Ireland and a qucta of Catholics in the Ulster cabinet. Kevin Agncw. of the Catholic-based Civil Rights Association, said promi- nent Catholic politicians would shun a position in the Ulster cabinet. The rally originally was for the centre of En- niskillen, but the marchers moved back to a housing pro- in another part of town after eucyiuilering barricades thrown up by British troops. It was the second peaceful demonstration in as many Sun- days after the Jan. 30 "Bloody Sunday" march in Londonderry in which British paratroops killed 13 civilians. In Dublin, capital of the Irish Republic, persons flocked i to a rally featuring Irish Repub- i lican Army leaders Joe Cahil] and Sean MacStiofan. That rally also was peaceful. Hours before the Eruiiskillen rally, a hooded body of a young man shot through the head was found in the village of Clones, 30 miles to the southwest. Police they believed lie was exe- cuicd by the IR-V His death brought lo 2-H the number of persons killed since the com- munal strife erupted in 1969. Continue search for light plane EDMONTON (CP) An air search for Michael DeNell, 24, of Yellow-knife, N.W.T. and his lisht plane was hampered Sun- day by frequent snow-flurries and will be continued today. An iirmcd forces spokesman said eight military aircraft from Edmonton and Yellow- knife and two civilian aircraft from Fort McMurray and Fort Chipewyan searched the area between Edmonton and Fort Cbipewyan Sunday without success. Mr. DeNclt went missing af- ler taking off from Edmonton Industrial Airport early Satur- day in a wheel-equipped Cen- tennial aircraft. r-crviees wilh one dentist j for each 2.B50 people compared lo the normal standard of one per l.fjiiit population. At the end of 1969, about Algerians were in mental iiisiilulions. with an admision rale of -it per popula- tion, the. filth highest in Can- ada. i UK; imiNKURS Highest cause of first admis- sion to mental institutions, the report says, is alcoholism. Al- bertans consumed seven to eight per cent more alcohol than other Canadians, account- ing for nn estimated lo j hazardous drinkers. The provinces eighl mental hospitals, 15 private inslilu- tions and 5-1 psychiatrists pro- vided adequate or more than adequate service, but an addi- tional 116 psychologists and 390 school counsellors were requir- ed to provide adequate preven- tive and early diagnostic ser- vices The council also says Al- berla's early childhood educa- tion facilities are possibly the worst in Canada. Only 2.2 per cent of the prov- ince's five year olds allend kindergarten compared with the national average of 60 per cent. Except for two modest pilot projects in Edmonton and Cal- gary there are no publicly-sup- ported kindergartens in Al- berta, although S410 million was spent on education In 1971- 72. the repori says. Participation in elementary and junior high school educa- tion was virtually 100 per cenl, dropping to 9.1 per cent at the high school level. The report says post sec- ondary education is pursued by 50 per cent of the provinces population between 13 to 24; fifteen percent attend univer- j Liberal COUVeutlOll aUUl'CSS sily, five per cent a college, and 30 per cent go to technical schools, agricultural colleges or other institutions. Only 20 per cent of Albertans 18 years or older have com- pleted high school, the report says, compared wilh more than 35 per cent in the. United Slates. SUPER GIRL FOR HIRE This is Dona March, 27, who is head of a new agency in Miami called Super Girl. It is an escort tervice for businessmen who need female com- panionship. (AP Wirephoto) Trudeau calls Bennett biot Social Credit Leader Real Caouette about Ihe lack of French translations for some federal documents. Lo de AV-COSl iiture service HAMILTON (CP) Dentists here have organized a low-cost denture service, the first of its type in Ontario since Ins On- tario Dental Society announced j last December it would provide t OTTAWA (CP) Min- ister Pierre Trudeau Saturday called British Columbia Pre- mier W. A. C. Bennett a "bigot" who thinks lliere are too many French people in Ottawa. Mr Trudeau made the off- the-cuff remark near the close j of a lengthy speech to delegates I attending the annual convention of the Ontario Liberal Party. I', came while he was making general remarks about the whole of opposition parties in Parliament, saying he wel- comed constructive crilicism to be themselves, Mr. Bennett such as that frequently made by i "thinks they're awful.'1 'fe' And he said when French peo- ple come lo Ollawa lo "work hard for Ihe whole, of Mr. Bennett calls them the Heroin drug use in B.C. mounts VANCOUVER (CP) There has been an explosive increase in the use o[ heroin throughout the province, says the head of a British Columbia Medical Asso- ciation committee studying the problem. And doctors, police nnd others working in the drug rehabilita- tion field say that within the last four years the illegal im- portation and sale of the highly addictive narcotic has devel- oped into one of the largest in- dustries in the province and is raising the threat of a masive increase in crime within the next two or three years. Dr. Conrad J. Schwarz of the University of B.C., chairman of the drug rehabilitation commit- tee of the B.C. Medical Associa- tion, said in a recent interview it is impossible to provide pre- cise figures on the numbers of users and the gross revenue of the illegal industry in the prov- ince. 'All we know is that growlh in the use of heroin has been ex- plosive in the past four he said. Two years ago, the sale of heroin in B.C. was largely con- fined to a small section of the Skid Road area of Vancouver's east end. The addict who wanted to break the habit could get away from other users by leaving the city. Police say these days are over. Heroin now can be bought anywhere in the province. ARRESTED 5C1 In 1970, the latest year for which complete figures are available, police reported 561 arrests throughout tfie province for heroin offences, but police say the figure doesn't reflect what is really happening. The B.C. Medical Association reported recently that there were between and drug users in the province, and Vancouver city police estimate the number of heroin users in the Greater Vancouver area is at least Police believe B.C.'s flourish- ing heroin industry is controlled by three Vancouver syndicates with connections in eastern Can- ada and Asia. How big in the industry? Po- lice suggest a turnover of million annually would be a fairly conservative figure. In comparison, the lota! worth of all fish caught in B.C. in 1970, o record year for the industry, was 5123 million. The gross an- nual revenue of the B.C. Tele- phone Company is about million and the total electricity sales of British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority amount to about S192 million a year. Doctors, police and social workers generally agree that the majority of heroin users in the province are slill on a com- paratively low daily intake.But they are alarmed by what may happen within the next two or three years as these users in- crease (heir intake and turn to crime to meet the prohihitively- cxpensive cost of feeding the craving. They predict a massive In- crease in crime with a resultant sharp rise, in taxes to meet the twin needs of increased law en- forcement and addiction treat- ment programs. Wenther and road report "But why doesn't he gn to i Quebec Mafia. British Columbia where there's I Mr. Tiudeau said "Llm Groat a Social Credit government and i Canadian" even lias I he word make a speech about the bigot j Canada removed from Trans- who happens lo run Ihe govern- I Canada Highways signs in B.C. SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H T. Prn Pincher Creek .40 Medicine Hat.....41 Amsterdam Moscow..... Stockholm Tokyo menL "Tliis great Canadian thinks there are too many French peo- ple in Uie prime min- ister added. When French peo- lie doesn't wanl Canada to be present there." RAPS TRUDEAU In Vancouver. Rehabilitation pie decide to remain in Quebec j Mjnjslcr r A. Gaglardi of Brit- Hi gll school destroyed bv fire is down but iwl out LONDON, Onl. (CP) Eddie Jack, the inventor who was once a whiz kid in Can- ada's aircraft industry, has hcen given another ehance to get off the ground. 300 SUNGLASSES to choose from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX BENTLEY fCP) The Bent- ley Junior Senior High School, miles northwest of Red Deer, was destroyed by fire early Sunday. Volunteer firefighters from surrounding communities kept 1 the flames fram spreading to nearby buildings. Fire officials 5aid tliey be- lieved tlie fire, which caused an estimated damage, started in an area where con- smictf.on workers had been i thawing ground in preparation I for renovations to the tw-o- storey school. I pro' such a service across the prov- ince. Rather than establishing a clinic, the local academy of den- tists has sot up a telephone re- ferral service in which about no per cent of the 250 academy dentists are expected to partici- i pate. I The telephone service will refer the caller to a dentist who will make full upper and lower plates for Dr. Max Saunders, past pres- ident of the academy, said the SI80 fee "was better Ihan the i illegal guys can referring to denturists who have been fit- ting persons for false teeth in contravention of Ontario law The low-cost work will be di- vided evenly among the partic. ipaling dentists. Dr. Saunders said the Hamil- ton area was the first to put the plan in effect because other ac- NICOSIA (AP) President ademics are still trying to solve Makarios has rejected Greece's Ihe administrative and organi- i demand for grealer Greek influ- zational problems associated I cnce on Cyprus, Cypriot govern- ish Columbia said Sunday statement by Prune Minister Trludcau calling Permicr W. A. C. Bennell a higol was the j "most ludicrous" he. had ever I C-llawa heard. is the real bigot in Can- ada but the prime minister who Edmonton....... Jasper Banff........... Calgary........ Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops....... Vancouver Saskatoon Ilcgina Winnipeg........ Toronto rejects demand with establishing a clinic. Local 547, A.F. of M. Calgary, Alberta ANNOUNCES CONGRESS OF STRINGS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST Tnr; Calvary ML-SIC'IOH'S Aisoeialion, Local 547, will hold o compelition during February in Calgary for STRINGS. The sucessful candidate will attend the Con- gress of Strnigs this summer in cillier Los or Cincinatli. Strings players of pither '.ex, 16 lo 23 years, may enter this Application are being received up ro February 19th, 1972 at: No. 703, 630-8. Avenue 5.W. All opplicalions must bo accompanied by a resumo of previoui orchestral experience. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 264-6610 mrnt sources said leday. The archbishop called a note i delivered to him Friday by Grrek Foreign Minister Con- si inlakos as "a com- plelely unacceptable and huinil- I idling they rc- poi'kd. held an emergency session of his council of niinis- ters Friday lo consider Ihe situ- ation. Informed sources said Ihe council fully the arch bishop's decision. Par.ayiotakos has denied he delivered an ullimatum. He said the note "contained only propos- als by Ihe Creek government for the defusing of the critical situation on the island." WARNS OF RLOODSMFD He warned bloodshed would he inovilahle if Makarios ip, uorrd Ihe Greek government's advice not lo enlarge his police force and if he distribute! arms j '-fo irresponsible, elements." He confirmed Hint Ihe nole' asked for Ihe formation of ai Cyiiriot government of national i unilv "lo include inoderalc i-ep- i resenlatives" of Gen. George Grivas, archrival to Makarios. Grivafi relumed lo Cyprus torn Athens last fall. He was n leader of the forces denianding union with Greece when Britain ran Cyprus. The Cypriot govern- I menl has since accused him o[ I conspiring against Maknrloa. Mr. Jack turned 57 a week ago facing eviction from his brick bungalow in Toronto. He has not worked in two years and is practically penniless. Mr. Jack was a prime mover in production of the famed Canadian Mosquito fighter-bomber ri u r i ng the Second World War. His plight, reported in a newspaper story, came to the attention here of Peter Cliceseman, executive vice- president of Mjd Air Canada Ltd. of Norwich. Onl. "If he hasn't lost any of his old inventiveness, we'll be in- terested in talking lo Mr. Cheeseman said Friday. When told of Mid Air's in- terest, Mr. Jack said: "Sure I'd be interested in talking to them. What's their number. I would like to get out. of Toronto." Mr. Jack, in an Interview in Toronto, said he had all j day Friday trying lo get a i i'tay o( execution of his home. His mortgage is in arrears after 16 years. He said the publicity has brought him five other job of- fers in and around Toronto, ami which lie mil check out. Mid Air operates the Nor- wich airport, about .10 miles east of here, doing aircraft re- pair and overhauls, as well us aerial spraying of crops. is trjing lo stuff French down everybody's Mr. Gag- larrii said in a statement. Mr. Gaglardi said French is a 'good language, but "so is Eng- lish, so is Italian, so is Hungar- ian and Swedish, Japanese and so on. "So who Is the real bigot in Canada but the prime minister who is trying lo use his state- ments as a smoke screen to cover up his own inadequacies. When he cleans olf his own doorstep, then he can start sweeping someone elses.'1 Mr. Bennett could not be reached for comment. Montreal SI. John's Halifax 39 Charlollelnwn Frederielon Chicago New York Miami Las Vegas Phoenix..... Honolulu Rome Paris....... London Berlin FORECAST Calgary To- .04 day: Sunny. Highs near 35. Lows ncnr 15 toniglil, winds v.esl 30 near the mountains. Tuesday: Sunny and con- .03 tinning mild. Medicine Hat Today: Cloudy periods wilh highs near 30. Lows near 15. Tuesday: (VI Sunny and a litUe milder. .0] Columbia, .fll j today and Tuesday with pe- M riods of snow. Highs today and .24 I Tuesday 25 to 35. Lows tonight .85 I 15 to 20. .14 I Montana East or Con- lincntal Divide Today: Vari- able cloudiness wiUi widely scattered snowshowers. Mortly .34 rloudy and warmer tonight and j Tuesday. Highs today 30s. .10 46 50 49 5 5 32 32 33 27 31 30 34 30 i rue, .17 1.01 I Lows tonight 20s and low 30s. 56 ..I Highs Tuesday 35 to 50. 41 38 45 39 39 28 W'st nf Continental Mostly cloudy today through Tuesday wilh scattered snow- showers tonight and Tuesday. No important temperature changes. Highs both days 30 to 45. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Clark lo speak al meeting BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Joe Clark, contesting Ihe Progressive Conservative nom- ination for the federal con- stituency of Rocky Mountain, will speak at a public meeting at 8 o'clock loniyhf in the Blairmore Credit Union Hall. Mr. Clark was an executive assistant to Opposition Leader Robert Maufiekl from 1067 to 1970. Formerly from High River, Mr. Clark resides at Edson and works as a journalist. He writes about western Canada. 0 t h c r declared candidates arc Hugh Gorlay of Banff nnd Doug Caslon of Edson. NOW AVAILABLE THE NEW ROSE BOWL AIR REFRESHER ONLY 2 .98 Available at the Spjoclal Occasion Shoppo, Hoyt Hardware and Srubbs fico do- livory. HOPPER-MATIC TANK Features: SUPERSTRONG BULK FEEDER FREE-FLOW DESIGN SEALS OUT: MOISTURE RODENTS BEHLEN INSECTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX 1202 COUTT5 HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COUUTUSY OF AMA Highway 2 C.irway lo C.iril- slon long sections of packed snow and ice. Cardston lo Claresholm is hare. Cl.ircsholm fo Nanlbn hiis sonic shorl icy j patches. Highway 3 (Irassy 1 Lake lo .just cast of Colcman is. hare. The remainder lo Ihe B.C. border Is icy. Highway 5 lo Lcavilt is bare. lo Wnlcrlon Ins sliorl icy patches Ilip'iwiv (i Knclior Creek to Walcrlon hns several icy pak'hcs. Higluvay 1 Lrans- Cannda Highway Calgary lo Banff is hare in the driving lanes wilh occasional slippery sections. Banff lo Golden is in good winter driving condition, fioldcn lo Rcvelslokc received lu'o inches of new snow and hns hecn plowed mid sanded. Tlic Banff-Radium and Bnnff- Ind a trace of new snow rnd r.ro in g.-i.l drihir.g condilmn. POUTS KN'TIIY (Opnilng mill rinsing Cnnlls 2'l hours; Cm-way 9 n.m. lo ii p.m.; Del Ilnnitn !i .in. lo (i p.m.; Uooseville, ll.C. 9 n.m. lo C p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C., 24 hours; I'orthlll Hykcrls a n.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed. WUdhonc, fl to 5 p.m. ;