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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Cattle barons plan land grab EDMONTON (CP) A modern day land grab is being planned by a group of Alberta cattle barons who want to use the proposed Private Land Protection Act to get full control over publicly owned grazing lands, the president of the Alberta Fish and Game Association says. Bob Scammel of Red Deer told the association's 45th annual convention the act, which did not survive the last session of the legislature but is expected to be reintroduced this session, is a "smoke screen to gain control of land." Mr. Scammel said supporters of the act believe it will control destructive hunters but the true effect will be to provide a method of charging the public for access to hunt on both private and public grazing land. "There's a precedent for this kind of activity by North American cattle barons. In the U.S., where that sort of thing has gone on already, it's called a land he said. Safety council funds missing CALGARY (CP) About was missing from the funds of the Calgary Safety Council, Al Swanson, president of the Alberta Safety Council, its parent organization, says. He said a former employee of the Calgary council will be questioned in connection with the missing funds and the investigation will be conducted internally at this time. Two mishaps involve 12 cars ST. ALBERT (CP) Six persons were injured, three seriously, in two separate accidents involving 12 vehicles on Highway 2, north of this Edmonton suburb on the weekend. Both accidents occurred during poor road conditions caused by blowing snow and slippery highways. A nine-car pile up occurred when one car went out of control and eight other vehicles, including two semi- trailer trucks, were not able to stop in time. RCMP said all injuries from the rear-end collisions were minor. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 41 21 Pincher Creek... 38 29 Medicine Hat 41 32 Edmonton 25 3 Grande Prairie.. 25 12 Calgary......... 39 22 Victoria........ 44 37 .20 Penticton....... 44 39 Prince George 40 31 .02 Kamloops....... 46 39 Vancouver...... 48 41 .39 Saskatoon....... 21 9 Regina......... 17 4 Winnipeg....... 12 -8 Toronto......... 20 10 Ottawa......... 14 1 Montreal 16 5 St. John's....... 34 19 .03 Halifax......... 27 15 Charlottetown 27 13 .02 Fredencton..... 27 9 Chicago 24 16 .21 New York...... 42 32 Miami.......... 81 61 Los Angeles 82 56 Las Vegas...... 58 34 Phoenix 77 56 Athens-......... 52 43 Rome.......... 54 48 Paris........... 46 32 London......... 46 45 Berlin.......... 37 36 Amsterdam..... 45 36 Moscow 27 12 Stockholm...... 39 28 Tokyo.......... 36 34 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Today and Tues'day, mainly sunny, winds occasionally west 15-20. Highs today near 40. Lows 25-30. Highs Tuesday near 35. Calgary Today, mainly sunny, winds occasionally west 15-20 this afternoon and evening, highs 30-35. Lows 15- 20. Tuesday, cloudy periods, highs near 30. Columbia, Kootenay Today: Cloudy with occasional snow. Windy at times. Tuesday: Cloudy with snowflurries. Highs today and Tuesday mid-30s. Lows tonight 15 to 25. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today and Tuesday with gusty southwest winds along the east slopes of the Rockies. Warmer today. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 20s, except tens over the northeast. Highs Tuesday mostly 40s. West of Continental Divide Cloudy today and tonight with scattered rain and snow showers late this afternoon and tonight. Occasional rain or snow Tuesday. Highs today 40s. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Tuesday 35 to 40. AG-EXPO '74 MARCH THE BIGGEST AND BEST AGRICULTURE SHOW FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA Visit the Display of Farm Machinery and Irrigation Equipment Shown by. General Farm Supplies Courts Highway Box 1202 Phono 328-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. February 25, 1974. All highways in the Lethbridge district are bare and dry. Highway 1 Trans-Canada west, Calgary to Banff bare and dry. Banff to Golden has had light snow falling. Golden to Revelstoke has bad 2" of snow. Sanding is in progress. Banff-Jasper Highway has 1" of snow with light drifting. Motorists are advised to watch for men working. Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time opening-and closing times: Carway Sam to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coulis open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p m Kingsgate open 24 hoars; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.; Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooseville7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Canada Customs boors moved one boor earlier Jan. 6 when Montana went on daylight 8 Smoking-cancer link challenged LONDON (Reuter) More than 20 years after the first definitive evidence emerged to indict smoking as a principal cause of lung cancer, a leading British scientist has challenged the whole theory. Professor Philip Burch, a medical physicist from the University of Leeds, has rejected the evidence which he once accepted as proving a conclusive link. Instead, he argued in an article in the New Scientist magazine, the figures and studies show that genetic development is the main cause of lung cancer. Whatever it is that impels people to smoke may also induce the deadly disease. His controversial about-face brought a swift response from Sir Richard Doll, the Oxford professor whose statistical studies in the early 50s helped in- criminate smoking. Burch's argument, backed by columns of statistics, hinges on two main factors: all the research, "no convincing description of the mechanism whereby smoking is supposed to cause lung cancer has and study has convinced him that the statistics showing increased death risks for smokers are ambiguous, inconclusive and incomplete. He cited reports suggesting that lung cancer was drastically under-diagnosed in the 19th century and has been almost as seriously over-diagnosed this century. This, he says, accounts for the apparent dramatic rise in the incidence of the disease since the turn of the century, coincidental with the universal spread of cigarette smoking. Burch, a non-smoker, quoted the late Sir Ronald Fisher, who vigorously opposed the smoking-and- cancer-link data, for the answer to "the undoubted fact that smokers suffer a higher incidence of lung cancer and various other fatal diseases than non-smokers." Search squad aided Monday, February LETHBRIDOE HERALD John Borger VANCOUVER (CP) Canadian Forces search and rescue operations on the West Coast handled a total of calls for help in 1973. Figures released last week show that equipment breakdown continues to be the main source of problems. During the year 638 vessels broke down and another 245 were reported overdue. Search and rescue personnel serving on coast guard cutters, lifeboats and hovercraft are credited with saving the lives of 129 persons. In one incident last July, the cutter rider rescued 12 persons who had been in the water in wet suits for hours after their barge, being used as a diving platform, sank under them off lona Island. Grounded vessels accounted for 197 calls and there were 64 capsizings. Search and rescue responded to 69 calls for medical assistance and 37 calls for aircraft missing over water. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) Alberta Provincia1 Liberal leadership candidate asks for your support in building a strong alternative to the present government. John is asking for your help to elect him Liberal leader in Edmonton March 1 and 2. Please Phone 328-1671 (24 hour service in Lethbridge) INSERTED BY THE JOHN BORGER FOR LEADER COMMITTEE Royal Canadian Legion General Stewart Branch No. 4 Notice of GENERAL MEETING and SUPPER TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26th Supper Commences at p.m. General Meeting at p.m. Initiations and Presentations GALBRAITH BROTHERS ANNOUNCE ANOTHER LDS HOLY LAND TOUR For members of the community beginning May 3, 1974. Will spend 3 weeks visiting Israel, Egypt, Jordan and other Holy Land Countries. Will study Israels biblical past, her wartime present, and her prophetic future. In addition we will visit the city of London, the Vatican in Rome, the Pyramids in Egypt, the Acropolis in Greece, etc. Plan now to join us For more information contact Mrs. Evelyn Jensen, Box 555 Raymond or Phone OPENING MARCH 1st 416 -13th Street North Phone 327-7449 328-3523 The finest in... Contemporary Wedding Photography Commercial Photography Distinguished Portraits 0 All occasion Photography your Northside depot for KWIK KOLOR Lab of Lethbridge color prints Within 7 hours in by 10 a.m. back by 5 p.m. on most film sizes A complete line of Photo Frames Your complete EKTACHROME film lab Start using the Government's own rules to save a bundle on income tax Deadline March 1st. Here's a perfectly legal to use the Government's own rules !o save on your income tax. The Government lias a law that says, in effect: "Jf you save now for your retirement, you can deposit as much as S4.000 into a registered retirement savings plan every year, and we'll let you knock it off your income." Once again this year. vou can depobil up to of your earned income into a Canada Trust Registered Retirement Savings Plan, and then deduct that amount from your taxable income. If you already participate in a pension plan where you work, the maximum amount deductible using both plans is S2.500. Registered Retirement Savings Plans can be especially for families where husband and wife arc both wage earners. Check how you can tec off on while retirement dollars. Annual Earned Allowable Tax Savings as A 'i Of Contribution S allowance: awjmcd rwmnruil wn rjile n ocroU dcTCTOmf m war rnwmw rf IQQ off on taxos and win a swinging holiday in Acapulco, too! To top it all ofT, the money you save can make more money. Essentially there arc four ways. You can have us invest il in stocks, in bonds and mort- gages, or al a guaranteed rale of interest Or divide your money up using any combination of these three alternatives. The beauty of it is... you can actually control the combination as your needs change over the years. And you're under no obligation to make future deposits of any size. You decide how much and how often you want lo make your deposits. Some other plans require you lo sign a contract thai specifics a minimum annual contribution. You can even gel your money out without paying a penally. When you eventually choose to withdraw il, you have lo pay taxes on il al thai time, of course. But this is whal's most important. You pay tax on your money when you decide lo pay it. This means later, when vou Ye n'kclv in a lower lax bracket. Moreover. don't have a lot of salesmen out making calls, so you don't pay sales commissions. This means, however, that you have to call us. Don't put it off. You can't deduct any deposits from your 1973 income after Friday. March 1st.. 1974. No Red Tape There's no red tape to start a Canada Trust Regis- tered Retirement Savings Plan just a simple application. A Little Short of Cash? Even if you're short of cash, vou can still take advantage of this tax saving. Talk to us about a low-cost loan. The interest is tax deductible. Win a Holiday for Two in Sunny Acapulco Teeing off on taxes is reason enough to start a Registered Retirement Savings Plan, but this year Canada Trust is offering an extra bonus an op- portunity to win a swinging 10-day holiday for two in beautiful Acapulco. You get one opportunity to win this fabulous prize for every you deposit lo a new or existing Canada Trust Registered Retirement Savings Plan by March I si Cash Bonus Even better, if you make your deposit by February 15th, and you win the Acapulco holiday, you get cash as well. Saving for retirement can be a very rewarding ex- perience. Make the tax rules work for you. Call or come in today. Remember the deadline. cnirjmi rntjilcd Jo Jnwc iluui len The tn 10 he lo corrwilj jtnwt a crBTMarm -crtnirti