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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta It KTHMIOGI HIKAID Tunday, H, 1971 Government not satisfied ivith oil pipeline proposal from the WASHINGTON (CPV-Thelget oil to market Nixon administration is not sat- i North Slope of Alaska, the pres- isfied that a proposed 800-mile ident's top adviser on the envi- oil pipeline is the best way to j ronment says.____________ Predicts sensing device to police meat industry SWJ FRANCISCO (AP) stretch far enough. IIP said. The United States meat industry i "It is well known that more eventually will be policed by an automated sensing device, con- sumer crusader Ralph predicts. Nadnr Nader told the Western States Meat Packers Association Sun- day that the device would be capable of determing from body odor whether a steer, pig or chicken is fit to eat. He suggested the industry should concentrate attention on producing animals free of unac- ceptable levels of chemical resi- due, antibiotics, hormone, or bacteria. Nader said he believes the de- velopment of an effective in- specting machine is just a mat- ter of time. He said U.S. department of agriculture inspectors now are concentrating on sampling for heavy metals, since the 1970 ex- p o s u r e of mercury-poisoning danger. This effort, however, is reduc- ing surveillance for residues from antibiotics and hormones, because the budget won't antibiotics are used in.the meat and poultry industry than in Nader declared. Human consumers who are allergic to penicillian-type drugs could suffer reactions from eat- ing roasts or steaks primed with antibiotics. He said Britain requires live- stock growers to obtain pre- scriptions for specific illness be- fore antibiotics can be adminis- tered to animals. Army volunteers HONG KONG (Renter) An army recruitment drive is under way in North Vietnam, the New China news agency re- ported Monday. In a report from Hanoi, the agency said "tens of thousands" of young people in the port city of Hai- phong had applied to join the armv. CAME TO END Sweden's 104-year-old meral parliamentary s y s t e m Pregnant woman remanded GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) A case of criminal negligence against Irene Angeline Moses of Valleyview was remanded to tbe June 7 sitting of the Al- berta Supreme Court because the woman is in advanced stages of pregnancy. She is charged in connection with the deaths of five chil- dren in a shack on the out- skirts of Valleyview, 175 miles northwest of Edmonton. The children, Including her sons Joseph, 4, and Anthony, 6 months, were believed to have been alone when n.attress fire smoke suffocated them The other dead children were Steven Cunningham, 5, his sis- bica-jter Fern, 4, and his brother Russell E. Train, chairman of, the president's council on envi-j ronmental quality, said here we go ahead with the pipeline, I think we must be sat- isfied that the pipeline repre- i sents the best alternative avail- i able to us, and 1 think at this point we are not satisfied com- pletely on that score and will I have to know a little bit more 1 about it." Hearings begin in Washington i Tuesday and continue next week in Alaska to discuss a draft statement prepared by the U.S. interior department last month. The department's draft con- j tended that Alaskan oil is so j vital to the U.S. that the pro- posed pipline should be built rom the North Slope to the southern Alaska port of Valdez, even though this causes some damage to the environment. The pipeline has been vigo- rously opposed by conservation groups which contend it will in- erfere with animal migration, upset the balance of nature and :hreaten the ecology through oil damage should the pipeline break. Train, a guest on NBC-TV's Meet the Press, said alternative routes for the pipeline and alter- native oil-carrying cluding submarine being examined. "There are obviously some areas in which we still need some better answers than have been presented so Train said, "and I at this point don't know whether we are going to get them or not" AA members honor memory of co-founder Bill W. BILL W. _, came to an end on Dec. 16, 1970. place Jan. 30, 1970. Cameron, 3. The fire took Nol in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) Cambo- dian Premier Lon Nol remains in the intensive care section of Tripler Army Hospital here after suffering a stroke, officials say. Lon Nol w a s stricken a week ago and arrived in Hono- lulu on a Air Force plane Satur- day. COUNTER NOISE Lima, the Peruvian capital, plans a fine and three months licence suspension for every driver who "misuses" his horn. Rapeseed growers barred OTTAWA of rapeseed growers have been barred from selling the grain because they unknowingly ex- ceeded their quotas in selling to elevator operators, the Com- mons was told Monday. Eldon Woolliams (PC-Cal- gary North) said hundreds of producers had had their permit books seized after they broke quotas imposed without their knowledge. He demanded to know when the government had imposed the quotas "by silent, quiet or- der-in-council." Otto Lang, minister responsi- ble for the Canadian wheat board, said there had been "no sudden or recent change" hi rapeseed quotas. There had been a quota sys tern for producers for "severa years." and quotas on crushing mills set up "this year." Mr. Woolliams asked why thousand of farmers had been allowed to sign contracts with buyers that exceeded their quo- tas. Mr. Lang replied that con tracts were often provincial res- ponsibilities and were difficult to police before they are writ- ten. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS They met in Boston and in Bombay, India, in Cincinnati and in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in Toronto. In cities around the world Sunday they gathered to remember the man they called Bill W., the co-founder of Alco- holics Anonymous. "He was my inspiration, and not mine said Marty M., the first woman member of AA. "He was one of the most gifted human beings who ever lived on this earth." In the tradition of AA, Bill W. I maintained his public anonym- ity until he died of emphysema Jan. 24 at the age of 75. Then it was disclosed that his full name was William G. Wilson. Private funeral sei-vices were held at his hometown of Bedford Hills, N.Y. But his colleagues later decided on the memorial services. So it was that in Boston Sun- day an AA member recalled Bill as "a man who lived his life in order to give others the op- portunity to start a new one." In Bombay, AA members] read passages from Wilson's four books, Alcoholics Anony- mous, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, AA Comes of Age, and The AA Way of Life. Speakers in Sao Paulo told how the AA program Wilson founded with Dr. Robert H. Smith, an Akron, Ohio, surgeon, in :935, helped them stop drink- ing. Dr. Smith died in 1950. In Toronto, Rev. E. S. Lau- tsnschlager, who teaches a uni- versity course on alcoholism, told a meeting of about 500 AAs that Mr. Wilson was one of the greatest orators and religious men of the times. for prisoners EDMONTON (CP) Prison- ers in Alberta's provincial jails could get a raise in pay soon, J. D. Lee, correction ser- vices director, confirmed Mon- day. Woodward stores plan big project where there's a special need, there's Motorways. We specializeJJn a lot o( things. We have people who are specialists on trans- portation problems. And special equipment from heatetfbr refrigerated'y trailers to dry vans, meat-trailers, open-top and facilities for loading. We specialize. If you e oaHthespecIansts 'Quiet zone' on new jets OTTAWA (CP) Air Canada rill have a no-smoking cabin nd a "quiet zone" on its oeing '747 jumbo jets which ill be introduced to Canadian irways July 1. A company spokesman made statement Monday in a let- er replying to Barry Mather, ew Democrat member of Par- ament for Surrey, who has >een pressing for no smoking ections on Canadian aircraft. The spokesman said the non- moking area contains 75 seats nd that movies will be shown. Another area, an economy lass cabinet which contains 68 f the total 365 in the aircraft, mil be referred to as the quiet one where no movies will be hown. Mr. Mather said he com mends Air Canada "for its for- ward step in this matter of safe- guarding the comfort to the health of its passengers" and he hoped other airlines will shortly follow its example UNSURE OF PORTNOY SYDNEY, Australia (Reuter) A 12-maii jury deliberated for seven hours Monday but failed to agree whether Philip Roth's novel Portnoy's Complaint is an obscene publication. The fore- man of the jury said there was no hope of reaching a verdic' and the judge remanded Sydney publisher Angus and Robertsons for retrial at a date to be fixed by the state attorney-general. EDMONTON (CP) Plans vere unveiled today for a nillion shopping and office de- 'elopment featuring a five- storey department store and hreo 28 storey office towers encompassing two downtown city blocks. The announcement was made by C. N. W. Woodward, chair- man of Woodward Stores Ltd., Richard M. Thomson, chief 'eneral manager of. Toronto Dominion Bank, and G. Donald Love, president of Oxlea Invest- ments Ltd. The new Woodward's store and the office towers, one of which will be called the Toron- to Dominion Bank building, are to go up in the area between 100th and 101st Streets and 102nd and 102A Avenues, in- cluding the present Woodward's and old court house sites. Construction is expected to start in early 1972 with comple- tion scheduled for early 1974. BARBADOS .SETTLED Barbados was settled by the British in 1671. Prisoners, who now earn an average of three cents a day, are expected to get incentive pay that could raise their daily wage lo as much as 75 cents. Mr. Lee said the prisoners re- ceive the three cents a day so "they won't be destitute when they leave prison." They are not required to earn it. Mr. Lee said there is money i in the government's 1971-72 bud- get for such a plan snd offi- eials now are working on de- tails of application. In the federal corrections I system, prisoners have four (grades of incentives allowance permitting them to earn from 35 to 65 cents a day, depending on progress and behavior. A similar proposed incentive plan for Alberta will need ap- proval from the legislature. A more adequate system of prison pay was recommended in a provincial report on cor- rection systems in 1968. Test holy water JERUSALEM (Reuter) Holy water from the of Zamzam in Mecca, brought back to Israel and Israeli-held territories Sunday by returning Arab pilgrims, is beind held in quarantine, Israli officials re- ported Monday. Officials said the bottled water would be held until examination reveals that it is not contaminated by either malaria or cholera. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 IbUotv the leader, a car. with. a fist wins as long as "an efephsmfs .memory. A ear witlvtKe'pokl'tp put you warit to be, Otflfffrprit So doivpjiist frofiow the leader. Drive aDatsurVllSQO, arwi Here's -what you see from the inside: Hvervthing, You vc yu! t.intastic ;ill-ronnd visibility. Phis a list of extras that don't cost extra: Contoured bucket stMts (redinins? in tour-door sedan and Tinted .Vspeed Collap: Hrtidre l.ish. A tor extr lie safety steering column, ts, harnesses and a padded solid unit body construction protection. Picka3'.spced Here's what you get on the outside: Rom brakes. All-independent Mispension. Smart in two dours, four doors or a wngou, Here's what you see under the hood: A 1600 cc. 96 hp vmnin-bearing overhead camshaft engine that .squeezes up To 35 miles irom every gallon of ens. Dual barrel earn. Alternator. Here's where you can see lit At ;my of 250 Datsun dealers across Canada. Any one ot them will be happy to arrange a DATSUN 1600 the more- for-your-money car PRODUCT OF NISSAN FOREIGN CAR (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. Corner 3rd Ave. 11th Street S. Phone 327-3933 There ore more than 1000 Dal ma dealers across Canada and the US. A. ;