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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, January 15, 197S Dateline Alberta Smoke detectors useless EDMONTON (CP) A city electronics engineer said Tuesday that a city bylaw re- quiring the installation of smoke detectors in apartment buildings should be repealed because the units are useless in detecting carbon monoxide gas and pose a possible radia- tion hazard. J. M. Green, president of Green, Michaels and Associates consulting engineers, said three times as many city residents died from carbon' monoxide poisoning last year as from all other fire-related causes. "Unfor- tunately, the smoke detectors specified in the bylaw do not possess any sensitivity to this invisible killer." Speed-limit cut opposed EDMONTON (CP) Many Alberta motorists want increased driver education but oppose reductions in highway speed limits, says a survey conducted by a private insurance company. The poll, conducted by Ox- ford Insurance Agencies Ltd., showed a large majority wanl increased emphasis on defen- sive driving. Of that group, 914 favored making driver training part of the school curriculum while 139 were op- posed. Polish army chaplain dies Won V run Arnold Smith, Can- adian-born secretary- general of the Com- monwealth organization since 1965, has announc- ed in London he will not run- tor re-election when his current five- year term runs out June 30. EDMONTON (CP) Funeral services were held Tuesday for Rev. Francis Tomczak, former chief chaplain of Ihe Polish armed forces in exile. He died here at 83. Father Tomczak had been serving as co-chaplain of Providence Hospital in Camrose, Alta. NIGHTLY LOUNGE ENTERTAINMENT Imperial wizard committed CALGARY (CP) The im- perial wizard of the Alberta branch of the Ku Klux Klan has been committed to stand triul in Alberta Supreme Court on a charge of criminal negligence causing the death of a Mexican immigrant. Tearlach (Charlie) Dun- sford Mac A Phearsoin, 25, of Calgary, was charged after Elias Aguilar Ramirez, 23, of Santa Rosa, Mexico, was found shot to death in Mac A Phearsoin's home last Sept. 12. Police found a .22-calibre revolver at the scene. The commitment to trial was ordered by Provincial Judge Gary Cioni Tuesday at the end of preliminary hearings which began Dec. 17. Soviet nuclear strike might kill six million WASHINGTON (Reuter) -ThePen- tagon calculates that a Soviet nuclear strike at United States military facilities would kill from to six million people. Those losses for "selective" atomic strikes compare with a total of 95 million to 100 million deaths in a possi- ble Soviet nuclear attack against in- dustrial urban centres. The figures were provided to Congress by Defence Secretary James Schlesinger in one of the most detailed projections of its kind yet made public! A censored version of Schlesinger's report, given in secret Sept. 11 the Senate foreign relations com- mittee's arms control panel, was released Tuesday night. Schlesinger said the risk of Soviet selective strikes is slim because of pre- sent technological limitations, but still greater than that of an all-out assault of cities. "I find it difficult to conceive of the circumstances under which either side would attack the urban industrial base of the other out of the he said. "It just does not make sense, unless a government has gone mad." Schlesinger said the Soviet Union might choose in a crisis to stage a selective strike in hopes of not provok- ing a big U.S. counterblow, which could kill 100 million Soviet citizens. He gave the following estimates of the number of people likely to die in blasts and fallout under differing target systems chosen by the Soviet Union. ballistic missile sites alone, one million. 45 Strategic Air Command bases, submarine support bases, naval shipyards and other navy facilities, The losses, Schlesinger said, could be multiplied two or three times if, for ex- ample, the Soviet Union chose to burst its weapons on the ground rather than in the air, thus causing widespread radioactive contamination. Therefore, a combined Soviet assault on all U.S. military target systems would under the worse circumstances drive deaths towards the five million to six million range. Schlesinger's estimates served to .shore up his argument that U.S. targeting policy ought to be flexible enough to respond to low-scale as well is massive attacks. Monetary accords reached WASHINGTON (CP) Fi- nance ministers from 10 of the richest Western countries ap- pear to have hammered out basic accords Tuesday on how lu cope with the world's oil-in- flated economic problems. But they withheld details until they can enlist the agree- ment of their counterparts from the less-wealthy countries. "There's a good chance we'll work this said Finance Minister John Turner of Canada, speaking about a bubbling dispute between the United States and the Euro- pean Common Market over the type of international lending facility needed to sus- tain countries threatened by rising prices for oil and other commodities. Japanese Finance Minister 2 Gallons ot repsi in Your This is the only forty ounce bottle on the market designed specifically for your fridge. New light weight bottle with twist off closure, packed in a convenient take home carrier. 99 only O per case, plus deposit at all participating dealers. 'Pepsi Cola Ho. 1 Selling Soft Drink In Chinook Country" Matayoshi Ohira, who was chairman of the 10-country meeting, said differences on the major topics up for discus- sion "have been considerably reduced." And Jack Bennett, U.S. un- der-secretary of the Treasury, reported that "that we will have a package to announce" when the current round of international monetary dis- cussions ends later this week. The basis of the main com- promise, as outlined at a series of news conferences after the day's meeting, ap- peared to be a willingness by the United States to accept a lending program pressed by the Europeans and most other countries. In return, there would be agreement on a U.S.- sponsored plan for the wealthier countries to insure But the U.S. agreed to accept the Europeans' plan if it were on a more modest scale than the Europeans had proposed. The 10 countries' deputy fi- nance ministers are to meet during the next two days to draft a communique. Meanwhile, the next stage in the complex negotiations is to start today when the body known as the interim com- mittee of the Can- ada's Turner in the meets to try to work out agreements that all 126 members of the IMF can sign. .Known as the Group of although the membership cov- ers more than 75 less- developed poorer nations issued a com- munique insisting that they be consulted on international themselves against economic monetary questions and that collapse. flows of aid be increased. 747 JUMBO SIGHTS. WITH STEWAfl CRUISER Golf and Gamble Spscial. Las Vegas, Palm Springs. Jan. 25th Sdays AS LOW AS .SLOW AS Wlnlsr 7tin Fling. Las Vegas. Rono, Palm Springs. Feb. 11, March 13th. 11 days AS LOW AS Canada Winter Games Holiday. Dlsniyland, Palm Springs. Las VagaS TOUr. Reno, San Francisco. Fisherman's Wharf. Hollywood, Universal Sludios, Knotts Berry Farm. Feb. 8lh, 14 days. AS LOW AS 530B Canada Winter Games San Diego, Tijuana, Disneyland, Holiday lour. Feb. 8th 23rd, 16 days. Reno. San Francisco. Fisherman's' Wharf, Hollywood, Knotts Berry Farm. 2 days in Disneyland, 2 days iri San 'Diego. Shopping tour of Tijuana. Mexico. 2 days in Palm Springs. 2 days in Las Vegas. As low as REMEMBER CITY SCHOOLS Mt OUT from Feb. 7th to Feb. 25th Winter 6amw Holiday. Winter Fun Fling. Feb. 11-11 days Vegas, Reno. Palm Springs AS LOW ASS242 Florida World. Washington O.C. Tour. Washington o.c. Cape Kennedy space Centre. Cocoa Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach. Nassau in the Bahamas, Wall Disney World. Pensacola, San Antonio, El Paso, Juarez Mexico. Phoenix. Las Vegas. Feb. 241h, 24 days AS LOW AS Farmers' and Ranchers' Tour. (To Idaho, Nevada, California, Mexico) Reno. San Francisco, Hollywood, Disneyland, Las Vegas aboard the 747 Jumbo Sightseeing Cruiser of North ern Bus. San Diego, Mazallan, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarto aboard the luxury P C Princess Cruise Ship. 20 day tours. Escorted by Steve and Cat Feb. 24th. Twin as low as 51115 Co-sponsored by Northern Tours and Thomas Cook World Travel Service. Limited amount of space per tour. Canada Winter Games Wind-Bonn Holktay Tour Feb. 28th 16 days. Reno, San .Francisco. Flshermans Wharf. Knotts Berry Farm, Hollywood. Disneyland, San Diego, Tijuana Mexico. Palm Springs, Las Vegas 'AS LOW AS Disneyland. Grind Canyon. Les Vigis Tour. Reno, san Francisco. Fisherman's Wharf. Hollywood. Universal Studios. Knotts Berrv Farm. Palm Springs. March 1st. 16 days AS LOW AS Las Vegas Special- March 10 7 days AS LOW AS 58 Florida, Disney World, Washington, O.C. Tour. Washington. D.C.. Cape Kennedy Space Cenire, Cocoa Beach. Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach. Nassau in the Bahamas. Walt Disney World. Pensacola. San 'Antonio. El Paso. Juarez Mexico. Phoenix. 24 days AS LOW AS taster Mdaj doll i Gamble Special. Las Vegas, Paim Springs. March 2Slh 9 days .AS LOW AS Easier Holiday TOUr. Reno. San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf, Disneyland. Hollywood. Universal Studios, Las Vegas. March 27lh. 11 days AS LOW AS Coffltlltallon. Luxury Motor Coach and Steamship Cruises to Mexico and Hawaii. SEVERAL HEW JUMIO 747 SIGHTSEEING CRUISERS NOW IN OPEMTION IK NORTHERN'S F1EET "World's Only Airline Service On The Ground" NORTHERN BUS TOURS (EXOTIC INTERNATIONAL TOURS) College Mall '327-3536, 329-4474 THOMAS TRAVEL-LETHBRIDGE Phone 329-3336 TV WEDNESDAY VARIETY; Tony Orlando und Dawn, 6 p.m., Ch. 9. Tony Orlando anil Dawn are joined by Bill Macy .'mil LorcLta Swit fur an hour of music and coniedv. AGRICULTURE: This land, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Garnett Anthony hosts an examination of the potential of western, Canada's'coal deposits as a major addition as a source of energy. DRAMA SPECIAL: Opening Night, p.m., Ch. 7. Draw- ing on the "Bloody Sunday" tragedy in Belfast on January 30, 1972, Irish playwright Brian Kriel gives us an emotional drama about the conflicts in Northern Ireland. DETECTIVE DRAMA: Cannon, 9 p.m., Ch. 9. Richard llalsey stars with William Conrad who must search for his client, an ex-football hero who is being pursued by two professional killers. BIOGRAPHY: First Person Singular, p.m., Ch. 7. "Retrospect on Power" covers the national and international issues and problems faced by Mr. Pearson in the final episode of his film memoirs that were taped before his death. INTERVIEW: Johnny Carson, p.m., Ch. 9. Scheduled to appear on tonight's show is David Janssen. THURSDAY INSTRUCTION: Alberta Schools, 10 a.m., Ch. 7. ollon In program schedule due'to Iloilon CHEC 1090 Monday thru Friday Farm News New, Weather, Spurts News. Weather. Sporls Grain Prices News, Wwithcr. Sports News is min. In the hour ami 20 min. after CJOC 1Z20 Wednesday Probe 1220 World at Six Thursday News News. Weather. 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