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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta February 27, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Dateline Alberta Guild bid processed Oral diabetic drugs Postal strike promised economists increase death toll criticized EDMONTON (CP) The Board of Industrial Relations is processing an application from editorial employees at The Albertan, Calgary.'s morning newspaper, for cer- tification as members of the Canadian Newspaper Guild, a board spokesman said Wednesday. The spokesman said the next step in the process is for the board to get in touch with all interested parties to deter- mine whether there are any objections to certification. He said a decision on the applica- tion will probably be made about April 1. An employee spokesman said the application has the backing of about 75 per cent of the editorial department's 35 employees. Dent quits board EDMONTON (CP) Former mayor Ivor Dent has England, told the board that his prolonged absence from resigned from the board of Edmonton forced him to directors of the Com- resign. His letter of resigna- Foun- lion was accepted at an ex- ecutive meeting of the founda- monwealth Games dation. Dr. Dent, studying in tion Wednesday. News media links needed EDMONTON (CP) Business people need strong communication links with the .news media, Ralph Davis, chairman of the Association of Canadian Advertisers, said Wednesday. "Business comes under at- tack from consumer pressure groups, dissatisfied customers, general disturbers and he said in an address. "These attacks get well reported in the mass media and this breeds more criticism, more complaints, more dissatisfaction, which in turn makes more headlines." Business, he said, is not communicating intelligently through the news side of con- sumer media. By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's "brain trust" of six privately employed economists are only on the government's payroll to "pass judgment" on policies put forward by Finance Minister John Turner and his department. Opposition members sug- gested that was the only con- clusion to be reached in the light of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's replies to questions in the commons Tuesday. Mr. Trudeau contended such a conclusion was not warranted. However he said if the committee of economists in the prime minister's office did offer criticism of the department's policies it would be beneficial to the. opposition which needed "some help on that." George Hees Edward Hastings) pointed out that the real domestic product in Canada has been falling steadily for the past three quarters. Prison protest ends at Fort Saskatchewan FORT SASKATCHEWAN (CP) A sit in by 90 prisoners at the Fort Saskatchewan jail, 20 miles northeast of Edmonton, has ended after the demonstrators were allowed to voice their complaints to a reporter. The protest, a 24 hour sit in and hunger strike 'by prisoners in block A, was sparked by what one demonstrator termed "ap- palling" conditions at the jail. The prisoners demanded medical treatment for re- mand cases, exercise facilities, personal hygiene facilities, visiting rights for families and friends and an end to harassment by jail guards. "Has anybody ever asked any of the judges to come down here and look one prisoner asked during a meeting between the demonstrators, Warden Justin Anderson and former warden Jim MacDonald. The prisoners complained of cockroaches and mice iiUheir cells, unsanitary toilets and broken beds and furniture. The protestors' six man committee said exercise facilities were too restricted with those awaiting trial allowed only 1.5 hours a day in the gym and recreational areas. "It's a zoo. That's exactly what it said Mr. Timms. The committee sought im- proved hygenic facilities and more frequent changes of prison uniforms, especially socks and underwear. "We want showers for those who wish, at least 45 minutes before breakfast each Blain Dowd, a committee member, said. "Right at the present mo- ment we have showers on Tuesdays and on Fridays. We have a change of socks and shorts on Tuesdays and on Fridays and we have a com- plete change. On Sundays we get showers with no change. The prisoners complained about a rule requiring visitors to give the jail 48 hours notice before coming lo see a prisoner and of guards harass- ing them by placing them "on charges" indiscriminately. The prisoners complained there was not enough medical staff to cope with the number of cases and said food at the institution was "slop for pigs." "I have found a cigarette butt in my hamburger, a bee- tle in my bread, hair in my hamburgers and my potatoes and fingerprints in my Mr. Bailey said. The prisoners demanded more fresh fruit be served. Seals killed as control measure NEW GLASGOW, N.S. (CP) Hundreds of grey seals have been killed in the last two weeks by fisheries of- ficers on ice about 20 miles from here as a control measure to protect fishing gear. Fisheries officer Stan Dudka confirmed the opera- tion today but refused to say how many adult and pup seals had been slaughtered in the Big Island area. Local residents estimate as many as seals had been killed with methods similar to those used by seal hunters. Adult seals are shot through the head while pups are clubb- ed on the skull. Mr. Dudka said the slaughter is conducted annual- ly at the request'of fishermen in an attempt to check the rapid growth of the seal herd in the area. Adult grey seals weigh up to pounds. Penalties waived OTTAWA (CP) -.Penalties will be waived if businesses are late submitting federal sales tax payments because of mail service interruptions, Revenue Minister Ron Basford said Wednesday. He urged companies to make every effort to mail- monthly tax payments on time, but said no action would be taken if some arrive late. He was replying in the Com- mons to Frank Maine EL.ECTROHOMB FACTORY AUTHORIZED ClUMNCe 519M l-c: 2-Alberla; 3-a; 4-Great 5-condemned Portable Precision-in-line picture tube Fully automatic color, tint, fine tuning .1 year free parts and labor. 6 year picture tube warranty plan Pakmar C16-477-20" Color with Bate 100% solid slate chassis Fully automatic fine tuning Autumn oak finish 1 year free parts and labour, 6 year picture tube warranty plan Color Console 100% solid slate chassis Fully automatic color, tint, line tuning Walnut cabinet by Deilcraft 1 year free parts and labour, 6 year picture tube warranty plan Operates on either home or battery power Earphone and.DC battery power cord 1 year free parts and labour Here are the ANSWERS (or your NEWS 20" COLOR SOLID STATE Gemini Ml 1-205-20" BtWPortabte Walnut woodgrain finish (nstavu 4" front speaker Fold-down luggage handle 1 year (ree parts and labour '695 PART II: 1-b; 2-c; 3-e; 4-a; 5-d PART III: 1-c; 2-a; 3-e; 4-b; 5-d PICTURE QUIZ: Margaret Thatcher VAN'S TV SALES SERVICE 1236- 3rd Ave. South PhoM 327-5020 NEW YORK (AP) the UGDP latest report from a editorial appearing study of oral diabetic drugs in the United States has again found no significant benefits and a higher number of society's analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association, by Dr. Thomas Chalmers of VIC PARSONS QTTAWA (CP) Another postal strike will definitely occur if the government mail to and from postal stations. Although they refused to work, the inside workers remained on the job but in wag settlements. Mr. Davidson said h among users. The report, released Wednesday, evaluated Medical Centre in New York, suggested that if oral diabetic drugs do inside post office workers the same wage increase it has proposed when the How of mail tnoul3ht the treasury boar to the post offices stopped llad lald off workers i Mr. Davidson said the situ- Toronto lo try to take drug phenformin, and supports a preliminary report on that drug. The original report of the long-term study concerned the drug tolbutamide and was released in 1970 by the University Group Diabetes Program The use of tolbutamide was discontinued by the UGDP in 1969. Investigators decided to discontinue phenformin in May, 1971. The UGDP death from, cardiovascular disease, to such deaths could occur in the U.S. each year. This estimate was disputed by the American Diabetes Association, which said in a statement by its president, Dr. Max Ellenberg, that Chalmers "inappropriately extended" the statistics of the study. Ellenberg said there were indications for use labor and trades employees, the leader of the largest postal union said Wednesday. Joe Davidson, president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers told a news conference the government is laying off members of his union illegally in Toronto in an effort to break current strikes by the general labor and trades is angering members of out of the employees i his union their own negotiations. CUPW He called the recent offer to workers were not on strike bu the GLT group of employees a the treasury boart scandal. Treasury board has ls trvlng to incite a strike, hf offered 15 per cent in the first added' year and about 10.5 per cent in One treasury board officia the second year of a two-year had recently suggested to the settlement on top of the pre-' union that if it wanted an end sent average hourly wage of to layoffs, it should persuade GLT members to return to "If they offer the same to us work, he said, as to the GLTs there will defi- involved 12 clinical centres and a co-prdinating drugs, in persons with diabetic symptoms g P The GLT strikes Str'ke'" Since then, the subject has failed and who by has not Toronto as been surrounded by to take men, its waee position t way they were done. Mr troversy, with many doctors arguing that the use of a simple pill was of value in patients such as those who would not control their weight or use insulin. The latest report follows latest study, on phenformin, was published in the current issue of Diabetes, the Journal of the American Diabetes Association, and found that mortality from all causes, as well as from and samplers and airport maintenance workers. Mail service, grain shipments and some air travel has been disrupted during walkouts by the GLTs, who are Public Service but the union has al asked that treasury board The government had been meet five demands before 'Snoring layoff procedures bargaining begins. outlined in the law in The postal workers now suspending the postal clerks, earn hourly wages between said' 83 and 67 a month an analysis of the original tolbutamide study, conducted by the Biometric Society at the request of the National Institutes of Health. The society's disease, was higher in those treated. "The statistical evaluation of the phenformin treatment effects on mortality provided no evidence of When mail truck drivers, who belong to a third Letter Carriers' refused to cross GLT picket lines last week, have been suggestions by union, members that the government intends to use the GLT agreement as a pattern for wage increases to THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT "study of a study" to test its concluded that effects from phenformin and, in fact, office laid off of its employees. About this year. 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