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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Mwidoy, January 10, THE LtTHMIDOE HMALD ff quotations anil automobile FiXAXf Calgary, Montreal (Supplied by Doberty, Roadhoiise md McCuilg) LAST BID OR fias its Market enters 7 TORONTO (CP) Industrial issues continued to edge moderately higher as prices in most major sectors of the Toronto stock market recorded advances for the seventh consecutive session in active mid-mom-ing trading today. The industrial index was up .46 at 192.59 and golds .55 at 160.44. Base metals fell .03 to 03.20 and western oils .26 to 230.57. Volume by 11 a.m. was shares, compared with 1.07 million at the same time Friday. Advances outnumbered declines 210 to 109 with 200 issues th day Banking, real estate, utility, beverage, general manufacturing and oil refining issues moved higher as 13 of the industrial index's 37 sub-groups recorded gains. Industrial mining, steel, trust and loan and paper and forest Issues drifted fractionally lower. White Pass and Yukon rose to Canadian Imperial Bank "A to Szrary-Rain-bow to PanCanadian Pete to and BP Canada to Consumers' Gas gained to Gulf Oil Vi to Walk-er-Gooderham to International Mogul 23 cents to and Ttotal Pete 10 cents to Black Photo Corp. dropped to Dynasty 15 cents to M.50, Pan Ocean to Pine Point to and Tara to BANKS HIGHER MONTREAL (CP) Banks were higher and other sectors were steady in light trading on the Montreal stock market today. Combined volume on the Montreal and Canadian stock exchanges at 11 a.m. was shares, compared with at the same time Friday. On index, banks rose 1.59 to 243.89, ths composite .18 to 197.03, and industrials .09 to 3S9.03. Utilities declined .15 to 162.62 and papers .60 to 84.65. Gains included Scott's Restaurants, up to Placer Development Vh to and Murphy Oil IV, to TransCanada PipeLine was down to Canada Permanent Mortgage to Toronto Dominion to and Calgary Power to PRICES EASED .NEW YORK (AP) Stock market prices eased in fairly active trading today, the downward trend being led by some of the blue-chip issues. The Dow Jones average of 60 industrial stocks was off 5.72 to 904.65 at noon. On the New York Stock Exchange at mid-day, ttie losers outmimbered the gainers. Motor and rubber issues were off, oils and airlines mostly down, and other stock groups mixed. The Associated Pi-ess 60-stock average was off 1.3 to 330.1. Mclnlyre Porcupine was up 114 at and Walker-Gooder-ham }k at Dome Mines was down a point at SCO'i and Distillers Seagrams off 14 at S34Vj. Hudson Bay Mining lost 14 at On the American Stock Exchange, Scurry Rainbow Oil was up at Brascan Ltd. was off Vi at Imperial Oil also was off Vi, to a.m. Quotes) a.m. Quotes) a.m.. Quotes) WISTIRN OILS Hud Bay Oil Pld 54.00 Mulual Ac S.SS AlmlnM 4.15 Hufh Russell Mutual Gr F 527 ;.IO Alia East Gal 5.8S Husky Oil 17.J5 Aiemera 17.M Husky an B tuvf, N W Fin 4.J1 S.07 AshUnd IJ.tl'A Husky oil War 7.50 N pr 5.M t.ll BP Oil Gis inler Prov Pipe 15.00 6r J SJ -I By CHISHOLM MacDONALD Canadian Presi Stiff Writer Remember that car accident you or your neighbor had, and the slow legal process deciding who was to blame? It's still a problem, say the specialists, but some provincial authorities across Canada have (tedded to do something about it. Their stand is no-fault automobile insurance, designed to bypass lengthy court cases by providing immediate compensation to accident victims regardless o! which driver is in the -IKJ-VJ But although it's called no-fault, some say the system is indeed a bit faulty. Ontario, amid heated arguments in the last legislature, adopted a compulsory scheme Jan. 1, a n d Alberta plans to follow suit next April. In doing so, they are joining Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia in plans varying somewhat in administration and detail. Four other Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Quebec are appraising the idea while Newfoundland taken no steps as yet in that direction. The Ontario plan, compulsory for anyone with car in-, surance, means an extra will be added to the regular premium. This will provide death benefits of more than and disability aljgw-ances up to a week. But it pays nothing for property damage. The payments are based on 80 per cent of a person's salary to a maxium of a week, with no time limit. In addition to the death benefits, will be [or each dependent after the first one. Under the Ontario plan H Is up to the insurance companies :o collect the premiums, pay the benefits and then go after the responsible party (or money owing. The Manitoba govemment-administered plan, in the face of fierce opposition from the insurance industry and others, went into effect Nov. 1, Oil. Under the plan, which also Includes property damage, all Manilobans are required to ouy insurance from a Crown agency, the Manitoba Public Insurance Corp., which also settles the claims. For severe personal injury, there is loss-of-income payment up (50 weekly for disability, up to IM weeks for partial disability and no time limit for total disability. In addition, there is a maximum of for dismemberment, disfigurement or impairment: funeral expenses and death benefit. For proparty damage, the scheme provides or deductible. Where fault is not clear in cases of collision, adjuster! assign percentage of fault. Premiums are collected in a lump sum which the driver purchases new licence plates. Driver premiums, much smaller than vehicle premiums, are collected when drivers' licence is renewed. The Saskatchewan plan, also government-owned and run has beer, in operation since 1946 and, despite dire foreboding from early critics, appears to be running smoothly. Drivers pay a year for a package with deductible for collision and comprehensive claims. In addition, most buy extra Insurance fitim private companies or government insurance offices. This compares with Hx days when the province pioneered the concept. At thai time, for a on the car registration and or the licence private driver received pain, suffering and out-of-pocket expense benefits disability benefits and pay ment for death or dismember ment. Commercial users pail more. ALBERTA SYSTEM While the plan becomes compulsory in Alberta in April it has been available or an optional basis since 1969 at the same additional As in Ontario, the Insurance companies collect and settle the claims. Although still tentative, the settlement payments for severe personal in juries are estimated to be a week for 104 weeks. Loss of both hands, bott feet or sight of boli eyes will mean compensation of loss of one hand and one tax one hand or one foot and one eye one arm above the elbow or one le{ above the knee one hand, one foot or sight of one eye each. Death benefit is expected to ta plus for each dependent child under 18. In addition, a customer may buy more than the basic in lots of B.C.'s no-fault plan came into effect Jan. 1, 1971, compelling all drivers to cany at least coverage for third-party injury, death or property damage. H is also run through private companies. Ex Gas 3.95 Kaiser Res J'Sg. Sr. J'H Cdn Homesld 5.20 MSF Manage J..J5 "J Cdn Home Pld H.12H Pacific Pele Sl.id vJnauiSl 10 II 11 3 Cdn Ind Gas Oil 10.3714 Rainier 4.25 VANCOUVM Cdn Lons Is .72 Teledyne Cdn Super 44.B7Vi West Cfln Seed 4.45 .nifll a jj cnarter 5.10 .Wnltl Yukon -.10.71.. Arctic Mining Cnleflin 1.50 CALCAKY Atloi Explor .35 Dome Peta M.oo Acroll .50 Bath Norse 1.37 01 Plains 33.00 Birons oil MVi Brenda 4.SO Gt Cdn Oil 5.20 Madison .12 Churchill Copped M Lochlel 1.6? Norlli Cont MVi Croyden .1314 Norlh Cdn Oil 6.05 West Warner -45 Dankoe .55 Numac ifi.oo PIPELINE STOCKS veraen .31 Cdn Pele ItH'A Gas Tr LA 5250 pan Ocean 12.75 Alta Gas Tr L Pld 75.371A Pelrol 1.41 Alia Nat Gas 20.50 Giant Mascot 5.45 Pinnacle .50 inland ml Gas Place Gas l.u N and c 15.00 Kamloops copper 07 Ponder .75 N and C B Pfd 30.03 ,.i, i u Ranoer 14.50 Gaz Metro S.SO Minerals I.M Scurry Rain J7.25 KM Melra Pld A SelMns Tr Cdn P Pld B 41.12'A 'jivl West Pele 10.17Vi WCMufllA1 FUNOs' INDUSTRIALS MISCELLANEOUS All Cdn Com 8.45 9.24 Block Bros 3.65 INDUSTRIES All Cdn Dlvld 9.43 10.3] B.C. Suoar 19.00 ininl.M n. A Cdn Venl 3.734.07 Sugar PU '-t.Sf, Aquatalne 27.00 A 6r F 64! 7i0, inier im Brlnco S.JZVi AGF 3.15 creslbrook F Ind 4.15 Cdn Brew A 31.00 can F S.3B Key Indusl .23 Cdn Br.w B 36.25 6J1 Hys 3.50 Cdn Pacldc Inv 25 75 cmnw Inter 13.83 15.20 Interior Brew 3.90 Crowsnest Ind 26.00 cmnw Lev 3.58 3.93 Inter Mariner .74 Cygnus A 6.75 corp Invest 5.B4 6.3B Okanagan Hellcop 6.50 Cygnus B 6.75 rcrp Invest St F 5.05 5.51 Pacific W Air I4.62l'i Genstar 13.75 Dreyfus F U.S. 12.75 13.97 stampede Intl Res .87 Home A 34.75 Gr In Shares 3.S7 4.01 OILS Home B 33.75 Gr Equity 6.70 7.26 Albany Oils .56 Hud Bay Co 19.50 Invest Gr F 11.42 12.70 Plains Pete .29 Hud Bay Oil 44.37V) Invesl Mulua 5.60 6.12 Weil Explor .10'A Toronto mines, industrials (Supplied By Richardson Securities of Canada) LAST BID OR SALE a.m. Quotes) a.m. Uuotesl a.m. Quotas) MINES Norlhgale 5.15 Dom Slores IS.iJVi Acme .26 Norlex .26 Dome Pete 35.75 Advocate Asb. 1-95 Osisko 29 Dofasco J4.62A Akallcho .46 Pine Point 25.75 CAB Bralorne 5.21 Placer Dev. 27.00 Ford of Amr Ti US Broulan .24 P.C. Exp. .62 Grt Cdn Oil Sands S.15 Bethlehem 18.62V: Quebec Man -12 Brunswick 2.98 Rayrock 1.20 G Lakes P 1..50 iffiXn. 'SJ WLon X Conwesl B.40 Silver Miller .05 01, M Cons. Rambler 1.62 Steep Rock 2.4! ,mjsia jj M Coin Lake .lovi Tek Corp. 5.60 ml Nickel 34.00 Cochenour .23 Texmont -3BVj lnt pipc 31.50 cralomonf 7.70 Upper Canada 1.60 inv Gr A 9.00 Dickenson .95 weslern M nes 3.20 utililies Denison Mines 26.50 wrluhl Hergreaves 1.15 mdust Accept 21.00 Deer Horn .04 Wlllroy -84 Laurenllde D'Eldona .54 Windfsli -10 Kelly Douglas A 6.00 Dome Mints 61.25 Ycllowknife Bear 4.60 Loeb. 3.75 Donalda OB Zenmac .06 Loblaw A 6.25 Discovery Mines .71 INDUSTRIALS Mat Slores cJfconbriaoe" Bs'so Algoma Stee 13.75 Moore Corp 40.50 .41 "S molson! A m-m First Marlllmes '.65 AllMllic Sugar '.00 Giant Y.K. 7.30 Agra jndusl IJ.M Hudson Bay M-S 20.00 If' Simpson's Hydra Ex. .20 Bov; Simp Sean 30.00 Iron Bay 3.20 crtr; St of Cdn moves in LONDON (CP) Britain is to lose her grim, isolated mental hospitals as medical treatment of the mentally ill moves into a revolutionary new era here, designed to make the patient fee plart of society instead of cutting him off from it. The essence of the new policy, announced recently by Social Services Minister Sir Keith Joseph, is that in future psychiatric treatment will form part of the regular National Health Service care provided by ordinary hospitals. The mentally sick will thus be treated on much the same footing as the physically ill. The old hospitals, many dating from Victorian days when they bore the odious label of "lunatic will be done away with during UK next 15 years, Joseph told the Commons in a written statement There will be a tr ito brand reduction in the numbers of their patients until the transition is complete. Elderly patients with nowhere else to go -and chronic mental patients will be transferred to small residential hospitals in the area while the rest will move to modern psychiatric wards in 230 district general hospitals being planned for England and Wales. WILL LIMIT CAPACITY By 1975, 170 of the new hospitals are scheduled to be in operation, either completely new structures or modernized older buildings. Joseph said the average psychiatric unit in these bos-pitas wlould hold 120 beds. At present, in-patient treatment averaged three months, but the new plan meant a greater emphasis on out-patient treatment. There would be "day hospitals" where patients could new era given work to do; social workers to help families when patients return home to live, and co-ordinated welfare facilities by local authorities who would receive a spetid grant. England and Wales now have about mental patients in 116 special hospitals. Joseph reminded the Commons that about five per cent of Britain's population will suffer some form of temporary mental illness during their "about two people in any as he pointed out. "In their way, the vast Victorian mental hospitals led the world, but they are entirely isolated and often 10 miles or so from the homes of their the minister said. ATTITUDES CHANGED The drug revolution had "entirely changed" treatment of psychosis, neurosis and schizophrenia, he added, and persons with mental disorders now went into hospitals tnd were cured. Joseph recalled that until the Mental Health Act of 1959, which relaxed some of the fearsome formalities tur-rounding mental treatment in the old days, half the people who had suffered mental illness had been treated under legal detention of the insane. Today only about seven per cent are legally detained. The Guardian commented in an editorial that public attitudes towards mental illness bad undergone something of a revolution in recent years. "There is greater acceptance now that there is nothing more shameful in suffering a nervous breakdown than in having an appendix removed." This change, the newspaper noted, had been matched by the emergence of new ideas about mental treatment, eliminating, as far as possible, the barriers between a menta pla-tient and his ability to lead a normal life. Provided Joseph obtained the right financial backing, the Guardian said Die new proposals should help eliminate remaining prejudice and enable the mentally sick to lead "fuller, more satisfying Missing Alberta snowmobilers are found MANNING (CP) A group of 15 snowmobilers, reported missing Saturday night on a trip from Fairview to Manning, were found Sunday about 15 miles south of here. All were reported in good1 condition. The group left Fairview Saturday for the 60-mile trip to Manning to participate in snowmobile races Sunday. When they did not arrive at Manning, 364 miles northwest of Edmonton, a search involving two aircraft was Blocked rail line re-opened KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) -The CP Rail mainline, blocked since Wednesday by a derailment 12 miles east of here, was re-opened Saturday. A CP Bail spokesman said 12 cars of a unit coal train went into K a m 1 o o p s Lake, while other cars went off the track and jammed a tunnel. The 105-car train was bound for the Roberts Bank bulk-loading port south of Vancouver. Cause of the derailment was not known. There were no in FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -Edward Carruthers, 102, who has been trying to get a divorce for four months, will have to wait at least another 30 days. His wife, Anna, 62, is asking for alimony: Carruthcrs filed a petition for divorce on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. She filed a cross-complaint asking for alimony and stating that Carruthers had in a savings account. The case will be delayed at least a month because Mrs. Camiuhers contested. The couple was married two years ago. They have been separated several months. Courthouse records show Carruthers was born March 1, 1869. DUNN, N.C. (AP) Radio station WQTI-FM in Dunn has found that farmers in the eastern North Carolina area recently have begun piping the station's program of country music into their bams and henhouses. The farmers say it helps soothe the cows and makes Die chickens lay more eggs. In response to the new market, WQTI announced Friday it will begin programming a special hour of Music for Chickens each the News state for analysis, fearing radioactivity. Consumer Protection Commissioner Barbara Dunn said the glow apparently resulted from laundering in detergents containing brighleners. CHef chemist J. Gordon Hanna at the Connecticut agricultural experiment station said it's not unusual in these days of optical brighteners in detergents to find that whatever has been laundered will glow under ultraviolet light. Hanna specualted that the nightgown had been in proximity to an appliance emitting ultraviolet radiation, such as an air conditioner with an ultraviolet air Ouebac -22 Chemctll 5.37H Texaco 35.00 Kerr Addlson col Cellulose 3.30 Tradtrs Gr A 16.00 Key Anacon .34 Calgary Power 2750 Tr Mtn Pipe 21.25 Labrador 3S.7S coronation Credit 1.15 Tr Cdn P 3B.OO LBKe Shore 2.65 CWN Gas Pfd 11.50 Union Gas 14.6214 Langls Silver -06 Cdn Indus 13.25 Union oil 43.00 Madden R L 62 Cdn S 5 40.00 Versatile Mlg 4.00 Malarllc G F 70 Cdn Marconi 3.05 Wesleel 13.62'A Martin i McNeelv 07 Cdn Vickers 10.25 Union Carbide 14.75 Sty" Cosier 30-00 martm 'llvJ Comlncn n'-Wi W Cdn Seed rio EBANKS New West Home GB Cfln New Alhona .11 Dls, 31.00 Monlreal 20.00 New Calumet .25 D Brfdge Nova Scotia '3.25 W. Horse Copper 2.20 B 12.62Vi Royal 3000 Noranda 34 75 Dom Texlile Tor-Dom 31.50 New York stocks (Supplied By Richardson Securities of Canidi) Amr T and T 46.371': Sears 103.12'A 20 Golds 159.95 up .66 Anaconda 16.87V1 Sid Oil of K.J. 75.75 10 Base Met 83.17 off .06 Beth Steel Texas Gull 114.75 15 W Oils 229.16 off 1-67 Chrysler 30.00 Texas Co 3575 Volume Comsat 60.37VZ Wickes Corp 19.50 NEW YORK AVERAGE! Dupont Woolworlh 46.12V: 30 Indust 90-1.65 off 5.72 GM 82.25 Westinghouse Elec 20 Rails 244-98 off .65 Gulf 28.25 U3 1U2V, 15 Ulllllies 119.95 up .61 Kenn" Copper' MJ7VS TORONTO AVERAGES 65 Slocks 314.13 oft 1.04 MontBomery Ward 20 Indusl 192.00 up .07 Volume VARY IN SIZE The male, or buck, deer varies from about 32 to 47 inches in height at the shoulder, while the female, or doe, stands from 27 to about 40 inches in airliner blows tires VANCOUVER (CP) An Air Canada DG-B jet airliner with 64 persons aboard blew four tires on its right-hand side on landing Saturday night at Vancouver International Airport, but there were no injuries and no damage to the plane. Tile plane, on a Right which originated in Montreal with a stop in Toronto, carried 57 passengers and a crew of UNDER HOUSE ARREST Pakistan has announced that deposed President Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan, and his army chief of staff Gen. Abdul Hamid Khan, have been placed under houso arrest. Yahya Khan was replaced as president after the India-Pakistan Lethbridge Livestock AFTERNOON SALE Calgary livestock CALGARY on the Calgary livestock market to 11 a.m. were 425 head; practically all cows and replacements. Trade was active. Noslaughter steers or heifers were offered early. Cows sold steady with last week's close sales to 22.30. Bulls sleady. Good cows 21.25 to 22, medium 20 to 21.25, canners and cutters 18 to 20. Good bulls 23.50 to 26. Replacement cattle were practically all heavy, short-keep steers w e i g h ing 850 pounds up and selling at steady prices. A few stock heifers sold steady. Stock calves were mostly heifers, selling steady. Good feeder steers 750 pounds up M to 36.75, good feeder heifers 600 pounds up 30 to report Good stock heifer calves 33 to 33.75. Hogs average base price postage rates go up WASHINGTON (AP) -Third-class mail rates in the United States are set to go up 23.9 per cent on Jan. 24. The way was cleared for the proposed increase here when the Cost of Living Council announced the U.S. Postal Service has been exempted from price controls. The proposed rate increase will affect mailing costs of magazines and other prices Winnipeg Grain WINNIPEG (CP) Prices moved lower on a light volume of trade a mid-session today on the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. Rapeseed was down by two cents on a light local and commission house trade. Friday's volume of trade was bushels of flax, of rye and of Mid-session prices: Flax: May unchanged 2.49; July V4 higher 2.4914; Oct. V, higher Rapeseed Vancouver: Jan. not open; March lower June 2% lower Bapeseed Thunder Bay: May 2 lower July not open. Oats: May unchanged July not open. Barley: May unchanged 1.0814; July and Oct. nof open. Rye: May lower 941i; July 14 lower ACCOUNTANT Partntnhip Opportunity Applications are invited from recently graduated Charlered Accountants, one to five years experience for a position in a medium size public acco-jnting practice. Partnership available within year. Direct raplltf to: COLLEAUX AND MILLS, Chartered Box 2246, Tab.r, Alberto I. Dains, a retiree, has made a deposit with the city of Eau Claire and applied fjr his bartender's licence to work at the Eau Claire Country Cluo. Dains is the former president of the First Wisconsin National Bank of Eau Claire. He has become general manager of the club. One day, he came upon some thirtsly members in the clubhouse when the bartender was off duty. He was told the club could fose its liquor licence if drinks were made and served by an unlicensed bartender. So Dains applied for his licence, saying he has excellent references. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A Bloomficld housewife was upset because her nightgown and she sent it to By THE CANADIAN PRESS British Columbia Forest Products Ltd., common 10 cents; six per cent 75 cents, both Feb. 1, record Jan. 14. Canadian Canners Ltd., class A common 1 cents April 1, record March 1. General Bakeries Ltd., cents Jan. 31, record Jan. NICK CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. ANNOUNCEMENT 1 WANT TO WORK 1 WILL TEACH him all 1 knc will poy the right man MAN WITH ME w about my business and ore than he is worth at la ii worth atler Ihat. ent and no miracles only 1. We don't work a forly nch a lima clock thher. )rj better; at least a high a sense of responsibility m looking for. To find out, 150, Lothbrldga K- (Ken) Robison, Presi lelhbridge, i> pleased t of Mr. Nick Alvou as Serv ee known in Lelhbridge and dis automotive servicing. Nick in i to come and meet him and i vice specials Compression test i Replace plugs Replace of King Chrysler Dodge o announce the appointment Manager. Mr. Alvau is well rid and is well qualified In viles all the motoring public s offering the following Adjust carb. 1 Check and adjust all drive belts 1 Inspect cooling system 1 Hoses and clomps 1 Clean and tost battery Check PCV valvn 24.95 prices EDMONTON (CP) Average prices to 11 a.m. provided by the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing Board. Edmonton: 23.35. Average Friday, 23.61. Red Deer: 23.25. Average Friday, 23.75. Calgary: 23.25. Average Friday, 23.48. Lethbridge: Nil. Average Friday, 23.60. Lloydminslcr: Nil. Average Friday, 23.25. Total hogs sold Friday, Average 23.61. Sows sold today, averim 1 EXPECT no capital Investm honest and intelligent effo hour week but wo don't pu If you art 25 old c school graduate, and have. you muy be the man 1 a write ma, care of Box Dlnil and Equipment ltd. 2373 CrunbrMk Cranbro.k, Irltlih Columbia rtquIrM JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANICS Musi hove Cntorplllor and G.M. Dieiel experlnnce. Good benefits available. Located n the heart of Edit Koolonays. Applicant! ipply In writing to Ihi addriu or Phent ArM Check fuel filler dwell and timing I 19.85 FRONT END ALIGNMENT KING CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. "YOU CAN COUNT ON ;