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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, January 25, 1975 News in brief Oil companies report decrease NEW YORK (AP) Two major United States oil com- panies have reported a decrease in profits for the fourth quarter of the last year, but they still posted sub- stantial gains for 1974 as a .whole. Texaco, Inc., the second largest oil company in the U.S., and Mobil Corp., the third largest, both announced decreases in earnings for the final quarter in year-end reports issued Friday. Stan- dard Oil of California, fifth- ranked, said it had a small increase. All three companies said "continuing efforts by the oil producing nations" to cut into their profits was the major factor. Freighter mishap claims 11 PENZANCE, England (AP) Eleven crew members died today when the British freighter Lovat sank in a howling gale 15 miles off the rocky southwest tip of England, police said. The Royal Air Force rescue centre said there were only two survivors. The survivors were rescued by lifeboats and an RAF heli- copter. The crew, 12 Britons and a Portuguese, abandoned the 093-ton ship after it developed a dangerous list when its cargo of coaldust shifted in the storm. The vessel, en route from Swansea to France, sank soon after. Auto layoffs continue DETROIT (AP) Layoffs in the United States auto in- dustry will increase by next week, to about as U.S. auto-makers maintain a stow production pace to match the continued sales slump. Despite a improvement in sales in mid-January, the in- dustry still has more than a third of its hourly em- ployees off the job. About 000 are on indefinite furlough. Sharply reduced sales this model year have left dealers with a record 100-day car sup- ply- About workers about half the in- dustry's blue collar been sched- uled for layoffs of varying periods during January, with furloughs in any given week ranging from to HUMANE SOCIETY LEADER TERMS PEACE RIVER TREK 'MADNESS' TORONTO (CP) Thomas Hughes, ex- ecutive vice president of the Ontario Humane Society, says a proposed mile covered wagon trek to the Peace River area of Alberta is "utter madness." Mr. Hughes said the society is trying to dissuade a group from attempting the journey but if the trip goes ahead the society's inspectors will be checking the animals at frequent intervals. The society will also suggest humane societies in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta continue frequent inspections as the wagons head west. "If you look at the covered wagon migrations of the 18th and 19th century, they were very tough on people and even tougher on the Mr. Hughes said. "There is no reason to believe that a 20th century trek would be any less dangerous. It can only mean a great deal of unnecessary suffering for the animals. "I suggest that if they want to go to the Peace River country to farm they take a he said. Gordon Roberts, 46, an organizer of the proposed venture, says: "That's why I'm going out there so there will be fewer people telling me how to live my life." Mr. Roberts said that 21 families with a total of 27 children are currently selling homes, businesses or wrapping up their af- fairs in preparation for the journey's start April 1. The group does not want to take a train, he said, because the journey will help to get city soft members into shape to cope with homesteading work. Mr. Roberts said he has invited the humane society to send someone along with the group. Motorboat, plane tax bill flayed PLO recognition forecast THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Israeli soldiers shot and wounded an Arab boy and girl in the occupied Gaza Strip to- day following a grenade at- tack that missed the troops but set their jeep ablaze, the Israeli military command said. It was the worst incident in Gaza in nearly two years. In a separate incident, a small explosive charge in a can of preserves went off in a bus en route from Bethlehem to Jerusalem, slightly damag- ing the bus but causing no in- juries, officials said. It was not immediately clear whether the children were involved in the incident or hit accidentally. A spokesman said the matter still was under investigation. In other Middle East developments', Egyptian President Anwar Sadat predicted that the United States will soon recognize the Palestine Liberation Organization DR. DONALD COGGAN ENTHRONED ON THE ST. AUGUSTINE CHAIR Archbishop calls for love while police watch Montreal shut MONTREAL (CP) About 200 gas repairmen from Toronto and Ottawa were Modern Maid's. Cook-'n-Clean Centre! A FULL-FEATURE OVEN, COOKTOI? DISHWASHER VENT HOOD In a Floorspace 2-YR. WARRANTY flown here early today in an attempt to restore gas service to customers following a refusal by local repair crews to work overtime. A Gaz Metropolitain Inc. spokesman said a main valve regulating the gas flow to sev- eral west-end districts was de- liberately turned off. The spokesman said the main was turned off sometime Friday evening by someone possessing a key! Footprints leading to and from the valve were seen in the snow, he said. N.Y. blast kills four NEW YORK (AP) The explosion of a powerful fragmentation bomb that damaged historic Fraunces Tavern killed four persons and injured at least 42 others. A Puerto Rican nationalist group that has been linked with other terrorism here claimed responsibility for the blast in the city's crowded financial district. The bomb had been planted in the Anglers and Tarpon Club adjacent to the tavern. The dead, including one man who was decapitated, ap- parently were lunchtime patrons at the club. Built in 1719, Fraunces Tav- ern was the scene Dec. of George Washington's tear- ful farewell to officers who served under him in the American Revolution. It is about 400 yards from the New York Stock Exchange. CANTERBURY (AP) The new Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Donald Coggan, began his tenure by calling on Christians to help the poor and observing: "The world desperately needs loving." "We must grow till our arms get right round the said Dr. Coggan, 65, enthroned Friday as the 101st archbishop at Canterbury 'Cathedral in a 90-minute ritual dating from the in- stallation of St. Augustine in 597 A.D. Police marksmen on roof- tops overlooking the cathedral and squads with Alsatian dogs guarded against possible at- tacks resulting from the sectarian strife in Northern Ireland. No one was allowed near the cathedral for several days before the ceremony without a pass. Vatican envoys attended the enthronement for the first time in the 400 years since the Church of England denied papal supremacy and broke with Roman Catholicism. Pope Paul was represented by Jan Cardinal Willebrands, head of the secretariat for Christian unity. Scores of Anglican leaders attended the ceremony, including Rt. Rev. John Allin, presiding bishop of the Protes- tant Episcopal Church in the United States. Most other Christian churchs also sent representatives. In his sermon to a congrega- tion of Dr. Coggan ac- knowledged that church mem- bership is shrinking but said Christianity needs confidence to overcome the world's crises. The former bishop of Brad- ford and archbishop of York succeeds Dr. Michael Ramsey, who retired last year. He took the oath of loyalty to Queen Elizabeth, clasping the 6th Century Canterbury gospels, one of seven books reputed to have- been brought to England by St. Augustine. By tradition, the Queen does not attend the enthronement. Prince Charles, heir to the throne, came as a private individual, as did his aunt, Princess Margaret, and the Duchess of Kent. Mercedes designer says emission standard met WASHINGTON (AP) The four major U.S. auto-makers say that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pollution standards for 1977 model cars would result in Communist guns keep Saigon troops at bay SAIGON (AP) Com- munist anti-aircraft fire today again kept helicopters from landing reinforcements for South Vietnamese troops battling for a mountain base threatening the provincial capital of Tay Ninh City, 55 miles northwest of Saigon. 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South Vietnamese bombers, helicopter gunsttips and artil- lery bombarded North Viet- namese and Viet Cong positions. The mountain and its communications base fell to the Communists Jan. 6. The United States Embassy released today captured Com- munist high command docu- ments outlining North Viet- nam's military strategy for 1975.. The strategy calls for Com- munist command forces to gain land and population in South Vietnam and recover zones occupied and pacified by the Saigon government. The documents said there can be no ceasefire until South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu's govern- higher costs and greatly reduced gasoline mileage. But a major West German manufacturer disagrees. American Motors Corp. told the EPA in a written submis- sion Friday that the standards would cost an extra for each car and an U-per-cent loss in fuel economy at the very least. AMC added that it would be almost impossible to meet the 1977 standards on schedule be- cause of incomplete technology and insufficient time. Similar pessimistic testimony had been heard earlier in the week from General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, which along with AMC have petitioned the EPA for a one-year delay in the standards. But officials of Mercedes Benz of West Germany told the EPA Friday they could meet the original 1977 stan- dards with no increase in price and with a loss of fuel economy of about eight per cent. Friedrich van' Winsen, director of passenger car design and development for Daimler-Benz A.G., parent firm of Mercedes Benz, also, said the interim standards proposed by the president were less strict than the California standards with which his firm already is re- quired to comply. As to the 1977 standards, van Winsen said his firm's diesel-powered cars already OTTAWA (CP) A govern- ment bill to authorize higher taxes on motorboats and pri- vate .aircraft came under at- tack from all sides of the Commons Friday. Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats, joined by Liberal Hugh Anderson, called the taxes dis- criminatory measures likely to increase unemployment and hamper transportation, especially in the North. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield criticized the government for introducing isolated measures designed to conserve fuel before bringing forth an over-all energy conservation program. The 10-per-cent tax on motorboats with engines over 20 horsepower and the 12-per- cent levy on private aircraft took effect with the Nov. 18 budget but need Parliament's approval to become law. Mr. Stanfield, claiming it is difficult to vote on isolated measures, said that lighting and heating of government of- fices make it obvious the government is not seriously trying to conserve energy. REJECTS CLAIM Finance Minister John Turner retorted that "a start has to be made somewhere." Mr. Anderson, reading letters from constituents in his Comox-Alb'erni riding, said he protests "very strong-: ly on their behalf" about the taxes which are "harmful to Canadians and Canadian in- dustry." Stan Darling Sound-Muskoka) said the boat tax would cause unemploy- ment in his vacation-area con- stituency that would out- weight any advantage from the revenue it is supposed to generate. A surtax on a pleasure boat that can be used Waiting CALGARY (CP) The Canadian Union of Public Employees said today it is waiting for a statement from Alberta Labor Minister Bert Hohol before conducting a strike vote among the province's hospital sup- port staff workers. for only three or four months was unfair when compared with the surtax of only on a Cadillac that can be used all year. Several MPs said the levy on private aircraft is un- necessary and likely to make transportation in isolated regions more difficult. UofL animal care improvement sought Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Improvements are still need- ed in some animal care facilities at the University of Lethbridge, a government inspection team reports. The team composed of the acting deputy minister of health services and the direc- tor of veterinary services in Alberta says "no progress was apparent since the Oc- tober, 1973, inspection" in the biology department's facilities. At that time, the inspectors complained about ventilation conditions and supervision of care. But after the last inspec- tion, they say "all animals were in satisfactory con- dition." The inspectors noted that an animal care committee at the university has been enlarged to improve representation of faculties and that supervisory duties were clarified. However, "the animal rooms in biological sciences suffer by comparison to those in psychology. The present plans to bring the rooms in biology to the same standard as psychology would be accelerated as no progress was apparent since the Oc- tober, 1973, inspection." They said animal care at the University of Calgary is "generally at a high stan- dard" and that animals at the University of Alberta are well cared for in generally ex- cellent facilities. Cabinet makes most use of 'King Air9 ment is "in danger of collapse are in compliance but that the and (we) are ourselves in a gasoline-fueled models might better position and stronger." have difficulty conforming. VANCOUVER (CP) The Sun says extortion gangs of Chinese teen-agers are in- timidating high school students here and in some in- stances have barged into schools to rough up non- paying victims. The gangs have picked almost entirely on Chinese youths who police say are afraid to inform authorities about the incidents, the even- ing paper said Friday. Two separate gangs with seven or eight members in each are known to police. They apparently got their tac- tics and some of their members from young Chinese extortion gangs operating in San Francisco and Seattle. In an interview with The Sun, Inspector John Page said information about the gangs is sparse and is based on rumor or on conversations with a few victims who have agreed to speak out. "But for the most part the victims are afraid of Herald Legislature Bureau Minister Bob Dowling with 20 EDMONTON Alberta Industry and cabinet members account for Minister- Fred Peacock more than half the flights by 14, Environment Minister the "King Air" and "Queen Yurko with 13 and Lands Air" passenger aircraft Forests Minister operated by the department of Warrack with lanris and fnrpstc in Premier Peter flew in only the "King craft, a total of 62 times, cording to manifests tabled the legislature fh Cabinet members made flights out of the 536 made Vc 1 1975 by both The majority of flights, JajgKfl were made by the "King crafts. Of those, the made 270, forestry 20, other departments, agencies doctors are warnin us about the harmful effects o sugar in our food. Dr. John commissions 46 and of Queen Elizabeth Co cellaneous London, said, Behind the premier a small fraction of what already known about the effects numbers of flights sugar were to be revealec Deputy Premier Hugh Horner with 25, Consumer any other material which is used as a food additive, that material would be promptly In other words, suga a harmful additive in many foods which shouk ings no sugar at all. Fiavors are made pleasant to those who conditioned their taste to and those people find the flavor of food "queer" :in fi A'n they eat the sweetened food choice. Read 'the labels on canned soups, baby foods, said Insp. Page. The Sun says the ideal vegetables, spaghett and barbeque sauces, anc (etchups. In addition to sugar tims, called "visa boys" sing hidden in many foods, the gangs, are newly and home cooking (anc immigrants ignorant of use sugar in larger amounts than we may realize. migration example, one average piece The gangs set up a victim on a sidewalk and bump into pie may contain 13 teaspoons of sugar or more, a piece of chocolate cake cort- The "visa boy" is told he 15 teaspoons, sugar or insulted the gang's honor and must pay for glazed doughnuts 6 tea-poons. In addition, an 8 ounce bottle of pop contains 5 tea- Sometimes the victim of sugar and nothing ordered to pay or more to the gang, says The Sun. of food value although op is used even by young iiib'ren in place of milk. Al- times he is told to buy you may think that you are gang a dinner or get beaten control of what you eat or do eat, you. may be a sugar without knowing it. The The newspaper says no for alcoholic beverages has been seriously hurt, but several young people sugar has been aced to craving for sugar, which mount to a food allergy in been assaulted at least according to bio- in the cafeteria of a city students in a Oali-ornia university Dr. Roger world renowned bio-lemist at Texas Univ. wrote ten years ago that alcoholics BRIDGE RUG DRAPES be cured on a corrective et. (Alcoholism: The Nut-tional Approach) FREE EITIMATES Bulletin Vol. 44, No. Courtesy The Lethbridge ilk Foundation. COLLEGE ;