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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SmokeySayi Protect our forests beauty from fire gets gifts on centennial By THE CANADIAN PRESS British Columbians got a timilion dollar birthday present to mark their century as a Montrealers got a view of a young halfnude demonstrator giving almost her all to protest Quebecs iMyearold provincial But lor most Canadians Do minion Day passed Thursday as crowd by complying with the re In Ottawa about people attended a 700man display of artillery drills and flypasts staged by the Ca nadian Forces and marking their anniversary as well as the countrys Police fuss settled at Eckville ECRVILLE RCMP assumed policing duties in this community of 650 resi dents settling a dispute involv ing the dropping of the local Mayor Arvid Anderson said a town meeting involving about 200 residents decided the new Provincial Police Act which be came effective July 1 automati cally terminated all local police He said attorney general s department officials said the RCMP will take over police duties under the new Earlier the town Dr Robert volunteer fire chief Douglas arid coun cillor Rex Baker resigned to protest the loss of Bill Stringer the local policeman in favor ot RCMP COM rage from Rocky Mountain House 30 miles east of They said the community needed more effective protec tion than could be provided by Their statements followed a vote by ratepayers of 125 to 46 in favor of HCMP 26 killed in holiday accidents By THE CANADIAN PRESS Three persons killed Thursday when a car and a tractordrawn farm cultivator collided 65 miles northeast of Red were among 26 who died acci dentally across Canada during the Dominion Day holiday pe Tha two men tnd young woman killed were passengers in the A survey by the Canadian Press from 6 local to midnight Thurs day showed the three were among 18 killed on the countrys Eight persons The Canada Safety Council had estimated that as many as 32 Canadians might die in road accidents during the holiday pe Last years 30hour holiday period saw 16 persons killed ac cidentally across the 12 on the highways In two of the three persons killed near Daysland were identified as Rodney Cur and Randall both of the nearby Strome The third victim was a young women whose name was being Marjorie of Ed monton died of injuries suffer ed Wednesday night in a two car collision in Ste a passenger in one of the just another summer holiday marked by parties and And for those who didnt want to celebrate the countrys 104th anniversary at the re sorts and summer cottages amid the usual warn ings about possible road deaths and In there were five cent hot dogs to be had at a pro vincial government picnic held at midtown Queens seat of the while in Ot tawa music and sport shared the spotlight with a military pa rade marking the 100th year of Canadas regular armed GIFT Cabinet okays additional funds for commission EDMONTON CP Th Worth Commission on educa tional planning today receive an additional from th provincial treasury bringui the commissions total alloc tion to The in an orderi provided the cxtr money to the commissio which is investigating the ed cational needs of Alber through the The eomm is expected to report Word of the cen tennial birthday gift for was delivered by Prime Minis ter Trudeau in He announced gifts from the people of Canada in the form of a million museum to rause native artifcals on Ihe campus of the University of British Columbia and a mil lion secondcentury fund of to develop natural con servation areas in the In Montreal several thousand placardcarrying youths demon strated against Confederation and for Quebec independence with their own July 1 While Dominion Day celebra tions were taking part in other areas of the the youths carried banners that read Down with only English Quebecois for a free and independent Quebec and years of in The made up of var ious separatist and socialist groups and thousand of specta carried white and green flags of the Quebec pa triots of Many youths wore shirts of the same CROWD FESTIVE Hundreds of police stood by during the threehour affair but there was no as the crowd was in a festive mood de spite the muggy Later when organizers asked for all flags and banners to be removed so the crowd would not be charged with holding an ille gal demonstration after the pa rade permit a young woman clad only in a patriot flag and panties delighed the ASPECTS GUARD Vetercns July Wl 1HI IHHMIDOt HHAID New laser works EDMONTON CP Re marchers at the University of Mberla say they have achieved breakthrough that may revu utionize the application of las ers in They have successfully OJXJT ated a laser that uses only pcnsive hydrocarbons and air as It has worked with pro ane and natural gas and its de signers hope it will also work vilh Such gas a researcher said in an might be used economically in industry or cutting and welding of heavy among other Current types of lasers are generally expensive to con suming great quantities of elec tricity or expensive The laser developed by the University of Alberta is pow ered by explosions of pumpe gas obtained from inexpensiv hydrocarbons such as chairman of the universitys electrical en gmeering describe the new laser as a major break through that may revolutions the application of highpowerei lasers in The theoretical basis for the new laser was produced by Dr John who has been study ing development of this kind o laser for 2 He collabo ated with Hert ead of the departments Air fares cut coming OTTAWA CamuJe s preparing to introduce spe reduced fares for travel within Canada at the request of federal xrt Minister Don Jamieson J3VS Jamieson gave no details in reply to a but said that the special rates would be comparable to those offered at present for overseas The publicly owned airline has been pressing for reduction of overseas fares through the International AhTransport As COMPENSATE ARABS JERUSALEM AP Israel announced here a compensation plan to 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