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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-12,Lethbridge, Alberta •Murder, JaiMMry 12. 1*74 — THC LITHMIDQE HERALD - 3 SEXTUPLETS BORN TO AFRICAN WOMAN CAPE TOWN (AP) - Sei-tuptets born Friday to a 2S-year>otd South African woman who took fertility drugs entered the critical first 40 hours of life with a good chance of survival, doctors said. Three boys and three girls were bom by caesarian section to Susan Rosenkowits at Mowbray Maternity Hospital after a nine-moith pregnancy. They ranged in weight frtnn 2Vii to 4^ pounds. Mrs. Rosenkowitz and her businessman husband, Colin, have two other children, a six-year-old daughter and a two-year-old son. Medical experts said the odds against giving birth to sextuplets are about eight billion to one. New fertility drugs, however, have brought multiple births to several women. The last recorded birth of sextuplets was to Mrs. Eugene SUnek of Denver, Colo., in September. Five children survived. Britain has recorded two sextuplet births in recent years. Instant families of four iris and two boys to Sheila horns of Blrmii^m in Oc- Interpreting the News Americans questioning integrity of business tober, 1M8. and five ^rls and a boy to Rosemaiy Letts in December, IMO. Sextuplets have been bom to a number of women who have taken fertility drugs, but the largest number known to have survived to date are five of the six babies bom to the Staneks. WANKEL LAGS DETROIT (AP) - General Motors president Edward Cote has confirmed that the iant automaker isn’t going to ve its Wankel engine ready for introduction until late in the 1975 model year. He also said the engine will be on fewer cars than previously intended. Getting around . Five-year-old poodle Gigi, paralysed by spinal injury three years ago, gets around Vancouver home with help of wiheel and brace device. QBNIRAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY g;24 SUNSET 4:56 H L    Pre Lethbridge.......0 *20    .. Medicine Hat . -14 -21    .. Victoria..... 36 25    ,. Vancouver...... 34 24    ., PenUcton....... 16 11    .05 Edmonton ..... -15-31    , Banff........... -3 -9    .01 Calgary........-3 -18    .. Moose Jaw .. . -16 -31    .. -Winnipeg ...... 47 -24    .. Toronto.........17 -2    .05 Ottawa .......15 -I    .10 Montreal ....... 14 3    .09 Quebec......... 13 0    .21 Chicago ........27    .02 New York ...... 39 23    .50 Boston ..... 31 15    ,05 Washington..... 49 34    .14 Miami.......... 77 72    .. San Diego ...... 62 52    .. San Francisco ... 49 47    .23 Los Angeles... ,61 54    . .01 Phoenix........ 62 42    ' ,, Las Vegas...... 45 39    .01 Athens....... 48 36    ., Rome.......... 59 43    .. Paris........... 55 43    .. L'ondoit..... 52 46    . Berlin .......41 36    .. Amsterdam..... 45 39    .. Brussels........ 46 36    .. Madrid......... 54 48    .. Moscow........ 12 0    , Stockholm .. 34 27    . Tokyo.......... 50 30    .. THRIFTY RITCHIE STOCK WATERERS ziectric heated waterers for cattle, hogs ind sheep. Most sizes available at 1973 prices. General Farm Supplies Coutts HiKlway-Box 1202-Pbone 32S-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. Jan. 12 — Highway 3, east, Lethbridge to Medicine Hat, generally bare with occasional sections of ice. Highway 3, west Lethbridge to Fort Macleod and B.C. border, generally bare and dry with occasional slippery sections Icy particularly through towns in Crowsnest Pass. Highway 4 Lethbridge to Coutts, generally bare and dry with occasional slippery sections. Highway 5 Lethbridge to Cardston and Waterton, generally bare and dry with occasional slippery sections Highway 6 Pincher Creek to Waterton, mainly bare and dry with occasional sections of ice. Highway 2 north Fort Macleod to Calgary, travel lanes mainly bare and dry, occasional ipy sections especially through towns. Calgary north to Edmonton, generally bare with occasional slippery sections. Highway 2, south Fort Macleod to Cardston and Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time <Alberta), opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m, to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; f^jHwte open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 Lm.; wild7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooaevllle 7 a.m. to U p.m. )gan P^^    Castomi kMrs m*ved one hMr earlier Jm. f wbeir    weit on daylight time.) Vlinion to head board FORECASTS Calgary ~ Cloudy today with an occasional flurry, highs 5-10 above, lows' 5-10 below, occasional flurries Sunday, highs 5-10 above. Lethbridge - Medicine Hat —    Mostly cloudy today, highs 5-10 above, lows zero to 10 below, few clouds Sunday, highs 10-20 above. Columbia - Kootenay — Cloudy with occasional snow today and Sunday. Highs today around 10 above. Lows tonight about zero. Highs Sun* day near 20.    . MONTANA WEATHER East of Continental Divide —    Warmer east slopes today and Sunday with gusty westerly winds and extensive drifting snow. Moderating temperatures elsewhere. Scattered snow showers west today and over the area tonight and Sunday. Highs 25 to 35 eas%slopes 5 below to 10 above elsewhere. Lows tonight to 25 east slopes 5 below to 20 below elsewhere. West of Continenul Divide —    Periods' of snow ending tonight, decreasing Sunday. Slow warming trend. Highs 10 to 20. Lows tonight zero to 10 above. EDMONTON (CP) - The Journal said Friday it has learned that Wayne Minion, 45, the Alberta government’s recently - appointed energy expert, will be appointed chairman of the new Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission. Bill Dickie, mines and minerals minister, would neither confirm or deny the re^rt, which the newspaper said it obtained from “informed sources.” Mr. Dickie would not say the conmiissi(m’s chairman and his two associates have been engaged by the-government, and that the appointments will be officially announced next week following a cabinet meeting Tuesday. The Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission, created under the petrolenm marketing act which was passed by the legislature in December, will be the sole B.C. education chief to meet Barrett VICTORIA (CP) - John Bremer, British Columbia’s education commissioner, criticized Thursday by Premier Dave Barrett as “a bit of a flop,” said Friday he will attempt to meet the premier for an explanation. “I’m really in a very embarrassing position,” he told a reporter during a break in the hearings of his commission on the question of university government, which opened Friday at the University of Victoria. Mr, Bremer, appointed education commissioner last February on a three - year -$28,000 - a - year contract, was supposed to revamp the province’s educatlffli system. Among his controversial projects was paying seven teenagers $70 a we^ plus expenses to study forming a secondary school student . alliance to promote a “democratic” school system. Another of his proposals was to abolish compulsory school attendance. Mr Bremer holds graduate degrees from Cambridge University and the University of Leicester, and has received numerous awards and honors. Calgary workers switch to shortened week plan CALGARY (CP) -Calgary’s 200 sanitation workers begin a four-day work week Monday, the city’s first department to switch to the shortened week concept. Sanitation manager E^dward Johnson said today the move will not mean reduced service but a re-arrangement of man-iwer which hopefully will ncrease productivity. “It’s just the residential service that will be conducted on a four'day basis, Monday through Thursday.” Commercial pick-up routes, % p in( Carway, generally bare and dry, occasional slippery sections. Highway 23, junction of highway 3 to Vulcan and High River, mostly bare and dry some slippery sections and has been sanded. Highway 36, Taber to Brooks, bare and dry, some packed snow. Highway 1, Trans - Canada, Calgary east to Medicine Hat and Swift Current, mostly bare and dry, occasional slippery sections 'Trans-Canada west, Calgary to Banff, mostly bare with blowing snow in Morley Flats area. Banff to Golden, drivin lanes bare with on¿ inch o; snow and slippery sectiuts. Golden over Rogers Pass to Revelstoke, one half-inch snow and has been plowed and sanded, mostly bare, Banff to Radium, trace of snow with slippery sections, sanding ¡n progress. Banff to Jasper, one inch of snow plowmg and sanding in progress, some slippery sections and drifting. ACTION at the Army Jesus said: “I am come that you might have Ufa, and that you might have it more abundantly.” Divisional Commander’s Visit 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 1974 Major and Mrs. Claranc« Burrows WHITER THAN THE SNOW 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, 1973 Gospel rally night featuring filnn, bright singing, surprises and a free LP record for person coming the longest distance. Lethbridge Salvation Army Citadel marketing agent for all crude oil from CFOwn land in the province. One of its primary objectives will be the pricing of Alberta oil for domestic and export markets. Mr. Minion joined the Alberta government in November and has been gathering iilformation on national and international crude oil prices. He was previously emplco'ed by B.C. Hydro and a large power utility company in ^o de Janiero. Government spending up OTTAWA (CP) - Federal income rose |1.4 billion so far this fiscal year compared with the correspcnding period last year, but government spei^g rose f2.1 biUion and Canada’s budget surplus shrank from $710 million to $39 million, Finance Minister John Turner r^rts. The figures are for the first ei^t muiths of this fiscal year compared with the comparable p^od last year. NEW YORK (CP)-Theintegrity of .American basinest is being questioned more and more. The head of a major United States public company points to the “fallen image” of business In the eyes of the public. The energy situation has served to make things worse. Legislators are being besieged by constituents distrustful of the oil companies and their part in the so-called crisis. "They think this thing is contrived, and they’re really frustrated and upset,” says Congressman Silvio Conte, a Republican    from Massachusetts. llte Nixon administration admits it has come to a point where it will have to do its own audit of the oil industry to find out what is going on. William Simon, the U.S. energy chief, has ordered an audit of the price, profit and supply records of every U.S. oil refinery. GOOD FOR PROFITS The oil crisis has been bad West premiers will confer EDMONTON (CP) - A western premiers’ economic conference will be held in Saskatoon Feb. 27 and 28, a spokesman for Premier Peter Lougheed’s office said Friday. The conference has been shuffled around the calender because of the first ministers’ energy conference in Ottawa Jan. 22 and 23. The four western premiers will discuss energy, transportation and other economic issues, the spokesman said. FORM JOINT VENTURE TORONTO (CP) -Barringer Research L^. and Anglo American Corp. of Canada Ltd. have agrm in principle to form a joint company to use Barringer’s alr^ borne biochemical exploration system. for everybody except the oil business. Thirty-one U.S. oil companies raked in |6.4 billion In net profits for the first nine months of 1973, an Increase of 47 per cent compared with the similar 1972 period. Most of the profits came from overseas operations. This year the picture is radically changed, with the big profits being made at home. A recent analysis d(nie by two leading economists concludes that the over-all jump in petroleum cash flow in 1974 In the U.S. could total $13 billion, or almost triple the present domestic earnings. Stanley Goodman, chairman of the Mays Department Stores Co., one of the country’s largest chains, told retailers in a remarkably candid speech this week that American business has fallen into wide disrepute mainly because the public has come to distrust the profit motive. He said “the appalling drop in the reputation of business in our lifetime is a fact and it is disturbii^ and dangerous." He cited recent consunoer surveys and his own knowledge of current public attitudes of the "fallen image” of business. "What is wrong is more than the rejection of the establishment,” he said. “Unfortunately, this imai of business as a bad guy who against good things now Is intensified by the great trauma of Watergate and I shudder to think what a public opinion survey taken now would score on business motives and integrity.” Hill and Knowlton Inc.. a top international public relations firm, found in its surv^ of U.S. business and financial editors, that nearly 40 per cent believe that in 1974 uuniness will have less credibility than It did in 1973. - Fewer than 20 per cent of the editors felt credibility improved in 1973. Reasons cited for the decline included the surge in profits during 1973, unwillingness on the part of business to make sacrifices, the troubles of some pohtical figures, and the illegal political campaign contributions issue. TfyMmYuBiy UP TO 30-DAY TMAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAI CO SMIH-JOKS KMM6 U SEMKE MKEYOPTICM. •1«3rdA».S. Phw»« 3M-S44T NOTICE! THOMAS SPANOS, Q.C. and PAUL MATIS2, Q.C. formerly of the firm of MOSCOVICH, SPANOS & MATISZ announce that on January 1 st, 1974 FRANKLIN S. PETA has joined them to carry on the practice of law m partnership under the firm name of SPANOS, MATISZ & PETA at 424 - 7th Street South, P.O. Box 968 LETHBRIDGE, Alberta T1J 4A2 Telephone: (403) 327-1555 including container collection service, will remain on a six-day basis. All collection and disposal crews, however, will work four days a week, ir. Johnson said the sanitation department’s four-day week pilot project which has been operating since last summer has been proven successful. The workers now will work 9Vz hours per day instead of five days of eight hours. He said this will give collection crews more "straight time” on the routes because of the longer hours. $ *1,000 $ 13024thAv«.S. 32S-M11 $1,000 oil sugg. list price IS YOUR REWARD ON YOUR PURCHASE OF A HEW MOBILE HOME BEFORE FEB. 5, 1974. TO QUALIFY YOU MUST 1. 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