Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
2 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, January 9, 1971 Rabies control program begins EDMONTON (CP) - A central rabies control committee to co-ordinate all anti-rabies work in Alberta was announced Friday by Agriculture Minister H. A. Ruste. The provincial department of health has made pre-exposure immunization available to veterinarians, wildlife officers, police and others whose work might expose them to direct contact with infected animals, Mr. Ruste said in a news release. Based on experience and success of a rabies control program used between 1952 and 1956, the decision has again been made to try and control, and hopefully eliminate the disease in its natural environment, he said. "This involves locating an in- fected animal then eliminating others of the same species within a certain prescribed radius. "This type of control does not mean massive slaughter or complete depopulation," Mr. Ruste said. "Initial efforts are being directed to those areas where rabies has been identified with coyotes and where municipal coyote control programs now exist." In general, Mr. Ruste said, the department of agriculture is accepting responsibility for agricultural areas, and lands and forests for forest regions, parks, campsites and recreational areas. "Close co-operation will ensure an integrated program." Lee Emerson heads Kaiser 70 prisoners to be released RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - f in exchange for kidnapped The Brazilian government was I S w i s s Ambassador Giovanni rounding up 70 prisoners today | Bucher. and planned to fly them to exile1 Leftist terrorists who ab- TV generation likes papers NEW YORK (AP) - People between the ages of 14 and 25, the first generation to have grown up with television, use daily newspapers for news and information almost as much as their elders, a survey released here by the Bureau of Advertising said. The bureau based its assessment on a new study of media habits and attitudes conducted by the Gilbert Youth Research. The study samples a cross-section of more than 1,600 Americans between the ages of 14 and 25. The survey found that 73 per cent of all 14- to 25-year-oWs read one or more daily newspapers on the average weekday, compared with 78 per cent of all adults. Other findings of the survey: The young spend almost as much time as adults with each newspaper and absorb advertising as well as editorial content; as they grow up they read newspapers more, watch television less; more responsible and mature young people are most likely to read the newspapers on any given day. Bombers attack missile site SAIGON (AP) - A United States fighter-bomber attacked an anti-aircraft missile site in North Vietnam Friday after the missile battery threatened U.S. B-52 bombers, military spokesmen announced today. They said no missiles were actually fired. Disclosure of the attack, the first reported raid over North Vietnam since Nov. 30, came while U.S. defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird was in Saigon for a four-day visit to South Vietnam. ducted Bucher in Rio last Dec. 7 have said they would release the diplomat as soon as the prisoners arrive safely at their destinations. In a brief note Friday announcing its agreement to release the prisoners, the government said it now considers the list submitted by the guerrillas as complete. The note, signed by the ministers of justice and foreign relations, gave no departure time or destination for the prisoners, but the kidnappers have demanded that the prisoners be flown to Algeria. Mexico or Chile. Government sources had threatened to kill Bucher unless their ransom demands were met. The government refused two of the demands-that a revolutionary manifesto be published and that Rio's suburban trains give free passage to all customers during the negotiations. The government also said it would not free any prisoners if they were serving long sentences or if they were involved in previous kidnappings or murders. It rejected some names from earlier lists submitted by the guerrillas, saying some prisoners did not want to leave the ' country. mi R0THMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Muubg � community went? Then rtstm a Rothmana Spatial Ewats Caravan now. Tha Caravan, with Its public tfdrass ayatsm and modira staga facilities is available At* tf ttvgt by writing to: Promotion Department, Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, 3403 8th Street South East, Calgary 24( Alberta. SATURDAY, JAN. 9 The Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club will start the New Year with a dance starting at 8:30 p.m. in the Assumption School. Everyone welcome. Southminlster Circle Square Dance club will hold their regular dance in Southminster Hall at 8:30 p.m. Ladies please bring box lunch. SUNDAY, JAN. 10 The Chinook Outdoor Club will meet at the Civic Sports Centre at 9 a.m. Hike trip leader will be Mr. John Dormaar, phone 327-2357. MONDAY, JAN. 11 A general meeting of the Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society will be held in Room 4 of the Civic Centre at 7:30 p.m. A floral demonstration will be given by Dave Graham. The Rothman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service that is provided free of charge to all non-profit oganizations in the area. In order that your organization's events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary information by mail please to MRS. HELEN KOVACS, The Lethbridge Herald. The best tobacco money can buy PRESENTS FROM THE PM - Canadian Prim* Minister Pierre Trudeau hands out gift* to workers at the site of the new Canadian High Commission which is being built at Islamabad, Pakistan. At the digging out ceremony gifts are given to the poor by the landlord as an old austom which I* to bring good luck. No negotiations for ambassador MONTEVIDEO (AP) - The Uruguayan government says it will not negotiate with the terrorists who abducted British Ambassador Geoffrey Jackson by intercepting his limousine and clubbing his guards to the ground. The foreign ministry said in a statement, however, that "we will spare no effort to protect his life and obtain his immediate liberation." There has been no word from the kidnappers. The government has refused to deal with guerrillas responsv ble for six previous political kid nappings, but Jackson ranks higher than the previous victims. The 55-year-old British ambassador was abducted Friday as he was being driven to the embassy. With Jackson's abduction, Southminster Square Dance Learner's Group will dance at 8 p.m. in Southminster Hall. Box lunch please. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12 The Lethbridge Christian Women's Club will hold a Luncheon at Sven Ericksen's Restaurant from 1:15 to 3:15 with a presentation of fondue cooking featured. Reservations by Jan. 11 - phone 328-7892. The Whirl-A-Ways will square and round dance in St. Augustine's Parish Hall at 8:30 p.m. Everyone welcome, women please take box lunch. SATURDAY, JAN. 18 The Overture Concert Series will feature Messrs. Beckett and McDonald, duo-pianists, in the Yates Centre at 8 p.m. * * * Tha 5th Lethbridge Cubs, Scouts and Venturers will hold a bottle drive on the south Side - west of 20th St. and south of 16b. Avenue. 12 N-subs to be built WASHINGTON (Reuter) The United States will build 12 new highspeed nuclear-powered attack submarines to meet the challenge of a growing Soviet underwater fleet. Contracts worth about $750 million to build the new 688 class submarines were awarded Friday night by Navy Secretary John H. Chafee. They will complement the current 41-vessel fleet of Polaris- and Poseidon-equipped submarines built during the last decade. Chafee said it is anticipated that more ships of the same new design will be built in subsequent years. He did not specify how many, but some reports mentioned a total of 24. The first of the new craft is scheduled to be delivered in late 1974. Its primary role in war will be to hunt and destroy enemy missile and attack submarines. There has been mounting concern over the buildup of the Soviet Union's missile-firing submarine fleet, which Defence Secretary Melvin R. Laird has estimated will match or surpass the American Polaris fleet by early 1974.' Latin American leftist guerrillas now hold four kidnap victims as hostages for the release of prisoners and other demands, Tupamaros in Uruguay hold Claude L. Fly, U.S. soils expert abducted Aug. 7, and Atoysio Mares Dias Gomide, a Brazilian consul taken from his home in Montevideo July 31. Dias Gomide has been held captive longer than any other political kidnap victim. ANOTHER AMBASSADOR HELD The fourth hostage, Swiss Ambassador Giovanni Bucher, has been held captive by guerrillas in Brazil since he was abducted month ago. Tupamaros also kidnapped Dan Mitrione, an American adviser to Uruguyan police, last August and murdered him when the government refused to bow to their demands. Jackson is the first British ambassador to be kidnapped but is the second British diplomat abducted in the Western Hemisphere in three months. British Trade Commissioner James R. Cross was kidnapped by quebec terrorists in Montreal last Oct. 5 and was released two months after his abductors were given safe passage to Cuba. Identification cards issued to all MPs .fflU HALE f iffis * OPTICAL imaa J company ltd VsEEjF Gory Martin ^^taV Dispensing 307 4th St. S. Optician 327-71 S3 OTTAWA (CP) - All MPs are being issued with identification cards by the office of the Commons Speaker, but their use is optional, it was learned here. Lt.-Col. D. V. Currie, the Commons serjeant-at-arms, said a number of MPs had asked far the cards. Recipients may paste their picture to the cards if they wish. While this is the first time MPs have been issued identification cards, staff and press gallery reporters in the Parliament buildings have used them for years. Col. Currie said use of the MPs' cards is strictly voluntary. "They can throw them in the garbage if they want." Old Country soccer LONDON (CP) - Old Country soccer results Saturday: ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 2 West Ham 0 Burnley 2 Everton 2 Chelsea 1 Man United 2 Coventry 1 Ipswich 0 Derby 1 Wolverhampton 2 Leeds 1 Tottenham 2 Liverpool 2 Blackpool 2 Man City 1 Crystal P 0 Newcastle 0 Stoke 2 Southampton 1 Huddersfield 0 West Brom 0 Notts F 1 Division II Birmingham 2 Bristol C 0 Cardiff 4 Sheffield W 0 Carlisle 1 Charlton 1 Hull 4 Sunderland 0 Luton 0 Queen's PR 0 MMesbrough 1 Leicester 0 Millwall 2 Swindon 2 Norwich 2 Watford 1 Orient 3 Bolton 1 Oxford 2 Blackburn 1 Sheffield U 2 Portsmouth 0 Division in Brighton 3 Done aster 0 Bristol R 1 Aston Villa 2 Bury 1 Torquay 0 Chesterfield 1 Walsall 1 Gillingham 2 Barnsley 1 Plymouth 2 Rochdale 2 Port Vale 2 Mansfield 0 Preston 2 Shrewsbury 0 Reading 1 Bradford C 1 Rotherham 2 Halifax 2 Wrexham 1 Swansea 1 Division IV Barrow 0 York 2 Brentford 3 Stockport 0 Cambridge 1 Aldershot 1 Crewe 3 Darlington 0 Exeter 1 Newport 1 Northampton 2 Lincoln 1 Notts C 3 Hartlepools 0 Oldham 3 Peterborough 0 Scunthorpe 1 Bournemouth 1 Southport 2 Chester 0 SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Aberdeen 3 Kilmarnock 0 Ayr 0 Airdrieonians 0 Celtic 2 Hibernian 1 Dundee U 2 Morton 3 Falkirk 3 Dunfermline 2 Hearts 3 Clyde 1 Motherwell 4 St. Johnstone 1 St. Mirren 2 Dundee 4 Division II Albion 0 Stenhousemuir 2 Alloa 4 Hamilton 1 Arbroath 1 East Fife 1 Dumbarton vs. Stirling ppd Montrose 4 Berwick 0 Patrick 1 Clydebank 0 Queen of S 4 E Stirling 5 Queen's Park 4 Stranraer 2 Raith 3 Forfar 2 VANCOUVER (CP) - Kai-ser Resources Ltd.'s battle to put its British Columbia coal operation into the black went a step further Friday with the appointment of C. Lee Emerson as president and chief executive officer-Emerson's appointment to the top spot in the deeply-troubled Canadian subsidiary of the U.S. Industrial giant was announced by Jack J. Carlson, president and chief executive officer of the parent Kaiser Steel Corp. who had also been president of Kaiser Resources. , Just a week ago, Mr. Carlson announced a $25 million loan to Kaiser Resources by Japan' ese Interests to which sale of the company's coal is contracted. This was on top of the nearly $100 million Kaiser had spent putting its East Kootenays mining properties into operation and Carlson said the loan alone would not solve the company's problems. In addition to the loan, the company would have to renegotiate its sales contracts with the Japanese, a procedure which he thought would extend to next spring. First official word that me giant coal extracting operation was in trouble came last October when the company reported a net operating lorn of 27 cents a share for the first nine months of 1970. United States 20,000 troops will withdraw SAIGON (AP) - The United States will withdraw 20,000 combat troops from the Saigon region during the next four months and deactivate a major tactical headquarters in a speed-up of U.S. disengagement from South Vietnam, The Associated Press learned today. The U.S. 2nd field force, a tactical headquarters 12 miles northeast of Saigon controlling all U.S-, Thai, Australian and New Zealand combat unite in the 3rd Military Region, will be reorganized to function strictly in an advisory role. The 3rd Military Region includes Saigon and 11 surrounding provinces. It coven an area of 10,000 square miles. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES PRESENTS TWE � itjlisjsili.tl Weather and road report o below i2.no u zero AT x*�vv noon SUNRISE SUNDAY 8:28 SUNSET 4:52 Lethbridge .... Pincher Creek . Edmonton...... Banff ... i.. . . Calgary....... High Level ... , Peace River ... Grande Prairie Penticton...... Prince Goerge ., Kamloops..... Vancouver ... . Prince Albert ... Saskatoon..... North Bay .... Rcguia....... Winnipeg...... Toronto ... ... , Ottawa ... ... . Montreal...... Quebec....... St. John's Nfld. Saint John .... Halifax....... Charlottetown .. Fredericton Chicago...... . 40 -4 . 37 -4 . 26 -7 25 -6 42 -9 ,. 9-16 . -3-15 . 0 -10 . 28 25 , 44 02 . 35 27 . 40 38 . 13 -4 . 15 10 . 08 02 15 03 .05 .08 .07 .28 .06 .13 .10 .04 .02 .03 .23 .17 .27 .01 .12 19 09 04 -14 04 -13 08 -12 . 31 17 . 31 17 19 02 . 17 03 13 -10 25 17 New York ... . Los Angeles ... Miami ........ Las Vegas ... . San Francisco . Washington ... Rome....... Paris ......... London ....... Berlin....... Amsterdam ... Brussels...... Madrid...... Stockholm ... Tokyo ....... 25 19 58 43 78 72 38 23 53 45 27 23 32 52 33 43 46 54 31 38 32 41 38 46 7 11 , 39 45 35 45 FORECASTS Lethbridge-Mcdlclne Hat - Cloudy with light snow today and Sunday. Winds N15-20, highs tero to 5 below, lows 15-20 below, highs Sunday 5-10 below. K o o t e n a y, Columbia - Today: cloudy with intermittent snow. Sunday: cloudy with a few snowflurries, clearing in the Columbia district in the afternoon. Colder. Highs today will be 20 to 30; lows tonight zero to 10. Highs Sunday, 5 to 15. JEW RELEASED MOSCOW (Reuter) - Girsh Feigin, a Soviet Jew from Riga, Latvia, who gave back his war medals after he was refused permission to go to Israel, has been released from a psychiatric hospital, Jewish sources said here. WEIGHT WATCHERS Meets: Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE Trust only the original Weight Watcher* (TM) to watch your weight. Hundradt of thousand* havo dono it successfully. You can, tool REGISTRATION $5.00 MEETING $2.00 MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 Jehovah's Witnesses discuss stand CALGARY (CP) - Three members of the Jehovah's Witness faith attended a meeting of doctors at Foothills Hospital this week to explain their stand against blood transfusions, hospital officials said Friday. The meeting followed the death late last month in the hospital of a 19-year-old youth who had refused a blood trans fusion. Doctors, who said the youth was suffering from internal bleeding, invited members of the sect to explain the situa* rjon at their weekly meeting of patient - care staff and chaplains. One doctor later said nothing was decided. "A decision by an adult against a transfusion leaves the medical profession with its hand tied," he said. "Anyone under 18 could be made a ward of the court, but there's nothing we can do if it's an adult." EDWARDS ROD WEEDERS AND CULTIVATORS -Versatile for spring, summer and fall work -Cultivators designed for chain driven rod weeder attachment ROD WEEDER ATTACHMENTS ? FIT ALL CULTIVATORS if DRIVE DISINGAOES AUTOMATICALLY WHEN CULTIVATOR IS LIFTED ? NO SLIPPAGE - NO MUD SUILD-UP GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES OFFICIAL AS AT 9:00 A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A MA PLANS MOSCOW trip MOSCOW (Reuter) - Finnish Premier Ahti Karjalainen will make an official visit to Moscow in April, the government news* paper Izvestia announced. Highway 2 from Carway to Cardston, there are long sections of ice or packed snow. From Cardston to Fort Mac-leod there are patches of packed snow and ice. Fort Macleod to Nanton there are sections of very thin ice and it is moderately slippery. Highway 3 from Grassy Lake to Chin there is a layer of thin ice which has been sanded. From Chin to six miles west of Fort Macleod the travel lanes are mostly bare. Six miles west of Fort Macleod to Brocket there are short icy patches. From Brocket to Bellevue the highway is bare and from Bellevue to the B.C. border there is frost coming out of the ground but this has been sanded. Highway 4 is mostly bare. Highway S, the travel lanes are bare to Magrath. From Ma-grath to Waterton there are some icy patches and patches of drifted snow. Highway 6 is bare from Pincher Creek to the Shell plant turnoff. The remainder to Waterton is lightly snow-covered with some drifting snow. Highway 23 is bare to Noble-ford and t!/a remainder to Vulcan is covered with ice or packed snow and is moderately slippery, however, it has been sanded. The first five miles of Highway 25 are bare but the remainder has icy patches which have been sanded. Highway 36 is covered with thin ice and has been sanded. Visibility is down due to blowing snow. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times): Coutts 24 hours: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthlll-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain erased. Wildborse, 8 a.m. to S p.m.