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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IE1HBRIDGE HERALD Monday, January 31, Maltlicw Winkler returned to St. Rila Hospital in Lima, Ohio, to celebrate the first annivers- ary of his recovery from rabies ami his eighth birthday. He is the first human known to have survived the infection. Matthew visited with the doc- tors and nurses who helped him MATTHEW WINKLER r beat rabies through the critical illness, ale cake, collected gifts and topped off the occasion with a sausage and cheese pizza Dr. C. John Stechschulle, one of the physicians who cared For him, examined him shortly be- (ore the party, pronounced him in "beautiful shape." Matthew was infected wlren bitten on the hand by a rabid bat. He received rabies vaccine, but developed symptoms of the infection. The U.S. delegate at a recent World Health Organization meeting admitted in lie voted for the People's Republic of China by mistake. Dr. Benjamin Blood voted for admission of Taiwan at last session of the organization's ex- ecutive board two days ago. The vote was 13 to 4 with four abstentions. In a statement issued by the United Stales mission, Blood said he was "mistaken" in voL ing for the pro-Peking and anti- Taipei resolution. "I had no intention to be in- consistent with my earlier he said referring to his earlier negative votes on two operative parts of the resolu- tion. He gave no explanation what had caused the mistake. Erhard Milch, a pioneer of German civil aviation who be- came Hermann Goering's dep- uty in charge of supply and de- velopment for the wartime Luft- waffe, had died in Lueneburg, West Germany, at the age of 79. A municipal spokesman said Milch died of a liver complaint in a Wuppertal hospital. When Hitler came to power In 1933, Goering drafted Milch as his deputy, and he took over air force supply and develop- ment in 1941 after the suicide of Emst Udet. Although he greatly increased plane production, Milch and Hit ler fell out in 1943 over the use of the world's first operational jet plane, the Messersclimilt 262. Milch considered it a fight- er. Hitler ordered that it be used as a bomber, and Milch bowed out. WE CARE Bulk Plant Agent PACIFIC PETROLEUMS LTD. has a sue- eessful bulk plant in the Cify of Lelh- bridge and is looking for an energelic and ambitious AGENT who desires to get inlo business for himself. Previous experience in this field would be an advanlage. However, all appli- cations will 'be considered. Some capital required. Truck financing available. Telephone: Calgary 268-6479 Lethbridge 328-6466 South bad weather slows Alberta economy EDMONTON (CP) Abnor- mal winter weather in southern British Columbia could have a serious effect on Alberta's econ- omy, Industry Minister Fred Peacock says. He said in a prepared state- ment that Alberta's raw mater- ials, destined for foreign mar- kets, have not been able to reach Vancouver harbor fanili- ties because of heavy snow in the Fraser Valley region of B.C. "Sulphur, coal and grain ter- minals in Vancouver are near- ly empty. Statistics reveal that grain shipments to the west coast are several weeks be- Canadian affairs bureau rejected WASHINGTON (CP) The state department says that "after full consideration" it does not believe "it" practicable at this time to establish a sepa- rate bureau for Canadian af- fairs" although it will continue to keep the situation under re- view. "We believe that the (state) department does give Canadian affairs the full and fair treat- ment they wrote David M. Abshire, assistant state secretary for congres- sional relations, in a letter last Dec. 1 to Senator William Spong of Virginia who has suggested a separate Canadian bureau. Spong, who made Abshire's letter public by inserting it into the Congressional Record, said In an accompanying statement Thursday that he was "some- what appalled by the lack of substance in it." "1 continue to believe that it would be wise for us to estab- lish a post of assistant secretary for Canadian Spong said. A separate office of Canadian Canadian as it is established in 1966, but it is within the bu- rcu of European affairs headed by Assistent Secretary Martin J. Hillenbrand. SUGGESTED IN NOV. Spong. a Democrat, had made his suggestion in a Senate speech and in a letter to State Secretary William Rogers last November. Spong said he does not believe that the U.S. is solely responsi- ble for the problems that have beset the U.S. Canada number of Ca- nadian diplomatic moves of the past have seemed to thwart the best interests of our own nation and our foreign policies." However, he believed the U.S. could have taken actions to fa- cilitate dealings with Canada, especially over the 10-per-cent temporary import surcharge and the U.S. atomic test at Am- chitka, Alaska, late last year that caused controversy in Can- ada. "I believe that we have pur- sued unwisely another policy of government benign he said. hind and, at the moment, there are only six million bushels of grain in terminals that have a capacity of 18 million. "Sulphur stockpiles at Van- couver are down to tons and two ships arc currently in port, one with a capacity, waiting to be loaded. Fourteen ships with total capac- ity of Ions are due in Vancouver in February. Unless sulphur stockpiles are supplied thej' will have to leave empty." Mr. Peacock said there are only tons of Alberta coai at Kaiser coal facilities on the coast and there is a ship cap- able of handling tons waiting to be loaded. He said 11 trains of. coal are required in Vancouver immediately. He has asked Transport Mir., ister Don Jamieson to apply pressure to get products mov- ing. "Alberta sulphur, coal and grain could be moved west by two alternate routes CN rail to Prince George and then down the Pacific Great Eastern Railway line to Vancouver and by CP Rail to Courts or Kings- g a t e (two communities in southern Albsita on the United States border) then over the Burlington Northern Railway to Vancouver. "Alberta raw materials must start moving west on a more regular basis immediately." BODY FROZEN Mr. and Mrs. Guy dc la Poterlc of Montreal had I lie body ot eight-year-old daughter, who died i n Los Angeles, placed in deep freeze In hopes science laltr can re- vive and cure her. Mr. dc la Poterie, 30, said his daughter died of B kidney disorder. U of A students seek break EDMONTON (CP) Univer- sity of Alberta students have '.vn up r- pe- tition asking for a one-week break in late1 February and early March. The petition calls for the uni- Survives fall LOS ANGELES (AP) Peter Washington, an 18-year-old ap- prentice carpenter, survived a 13-story fall recently when scaffolding gave way on a build- ing at the University of South- ern California, authorities said. He hit a two-by-four board just above the ground and landed on hard-packed earth. versity to establish a Student Reading Week this year and in subsequent years. Dave Biltek, students' union academic vice president, said the break is vital to allow stu- dents to recuperate after long winter studies and to prepare for spring exams. Kuch a break has airfiady been instituted at soma Cana- dian universities and was re- cently adopted by Red Deer Community College. CHURCH RAISES OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Catholic Conference -said liere the church has collected in Canada for relief of Bangladesh refugees. Medicine Hat woman dies in blaze MEDICINE HAT (CP) LDy Crawford, in her mid-703, died in her home here, apparently of asphyxiation caused by smoke from a fire of unknown origin which caused extensive damage. Her son, Charles, 58, Is In satisfactory condition in .hospi- tal suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. He was un- able to get into his mother's bedroom to help her becaiHS of dense smoke. Coroner E. G. F. Skinner has ordered an autopsy and says he "is considering" an inquest. Mrs. Crawford, a widow, has one other son, Jim, a referee well-known in the area. ACTORS TOUK EDMONTON (CP) During a three-month fall tour, Citadel- On Wheels, the professional school touiiiig company spon- sored by Edmonton's Citadel Theatre, gave 147 performances for students in 27 Alberta communities, said director Irene Watts. The actors trav- elled miles. See 'ANDY' at the BARBER SHOP IN HOLIDAY VILLAGE MALI Across from Campbell Clinic Mayor Magraih Drivi Budget cuts hit slaff CALGARY (CP) Budget cuts at the University of Cal gary will likely result in the dismissal of 100 to 150 non-aca demic staff at the start of the next financial yean says Oie chairman of the campus branch of the Civil Service As- sociation. Ted Rhodes said there has not been a specific number oi dismissals mentioned but a 10- per-cent cut in the budget should mean a corresponding reduction in staff. It's something that is inevi- table. If they're going to cut, we can't possibly have the same number of people work- ing." Support staff are hired on a six-month probationary period, he said, but there are not 12C in that category and some per- manent staff may lose their jobs. Tune-up Tune-up (Most Cars) 11 6 Cylinder 8 Cylinder Tune-ups can save on gas mileage and greatly improve engine performance. Woolco engine tune-up specialists will install brand new Champion Spark Plugs, points, rotor and condenser. They will also adjust timing and set up the carburetor. run ArruiNimem rnuNk Onen Dnil-i 9 n.m. to 6 p.m.: Thun. and Frl. 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Drive ON SALE JANUARY31. FEBRUARY 1-2-3-4-5 BUSTER BARGAINS OPEN DAILY 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. THURS. AND FRI. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;