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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wedneiday, July 15, 1970 Animals, Birds Face Extinction YELLOWKNIFE, N .W .T (CP) Effects of chemical pol- lution on animals and birds sel a pessimistic tone at the open- ing Tuesday of the 34th federal- provincial wildlife conference. Pesticides, petroleum spills and industrial wastes were cited as threats to Canada's wilder- ness. Delegates were told oil spills in northern Alberta are inevit- able because of Uie amount of pe- troleum development in the re- gfca "We need to do said Dr. S. B. Smith, Alberta wildlife director. "Spill some oil on water and learn how to fight it." He said hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by provinces developing techniques to handle forest fires but none on how to handle oil spills. It was recommended the fed- eral and provincial govern- ments and the oil industry share the cost of seeking ways t o clean up oil spills. J. A. Keith of the Canadian Wildlife Service in Ottawa, in a paper presented by CWS biolo- gist Eichard Fyfe, said same chemicals used to make plastics could be as damaging to wildlife as DDT. He said there is conflicting evidence about the effects of these chemicals, known as Poly-Chlorinated1 Biphenyls, but there is a possibility ffiey inter- fere with egg-hatching. HITS BIBDS OF PREY Another paper said pesticides are a prime reason far a decline in the population of birds of prey in North America. "We believe unless efforts arc. made to curb use of pesticides, many populations of raptors- birds of be further expirated, even from seemingly remote breeding said D. R. HaHaday, a British Columbia government biologist Mr. Halladay said illegal cap- ture of falcons in B.C. has grown to serious proportions and Mr. Fyfe said falconers wu pay for a bird. North American falcpne were described by Dr. Smith a "bunch of crooks." He recoi mended legislation that woii force them to give up the hire Dr. Andrew Macpherson Edmonton, regional CWS dire ;or, told delegates that Caoiad las rejected a Russian appe Jiat. polar bear hunting be prc libited. Russia had said palar bea! are in danger of extJnctior About 400 were killed in Canad in 1969. Dr. Macpherscn said that prc >er management of the bear than a prohibition uniting is considered by Canac o be a more acceptable way handling them. Pontiff Refuses To Budge On Celibacy Rule Stand ROME (AP) Bernard Car- dinal Alfrink of the Netherlands flew home Tuesday after a meeting with1 Pope Paul at which the Roman Catholic pon- tiff is reported to have refused to budge from his opposition to changing the celibacy rule for priests. The Dutch cardinal expressed satisfaction with bis'11-day visit to the Vatican. With ranking Vatican officials and with the Pope, Cardinal Al- frink discussed a proposal by Dutch bishops that the Roman Catholic Churchl law requiring priestly celibacy be reviewed. Dutch Catholics have asked that married men be admitted to the priesthood. Neither the Vatican nor Intestinal Transplants Trial Near EDMONTON (CP) Studies on the feasibility of intestinal transplants indicate a good possibility of success, Dr. Peter Salmon of the depart- ment of surgery at University Hospital, said here. "At the present time we feel we're ready for a clinical he said in an interview. Before the technique can be used on humans a 'proposal must be made to the ethical review committee of the hospi- tal. Candidates would include pa- tients who have intestinal in- juries or disease. "It is best to use a living donor, who preferably is a dose relative for a good match, but it is not imperative that he be alive." nal Alfrink commented on th meeting with1 the pontiff at the Vatican last Friday. Dutch sources said the cardi nal found the pontiff unmovabl on the celibacy question. Thesi sources reported the Pope pu forth the proposal that men a] ready married, rather than be- come priests, might be given some parallel role in the con gregation. What this role might be was not gone into in detail during the meeting, the sources said. Hollyivood Star Preston Foster Dies At 69 LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) Preston Foster, who played both heroes and heavies over more than two decades in movies then became a star of televi- sion, died Tuesday. He was 69. He died at Scripps Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Foster, born in Ocean City, N.J., started his career as an opera singer but quickly switched to the stage. He ap- peared in numerous Broadway dramas before coming to Holly- wood. He played leading men in the 1930s and in later years some- times took roles as a heavy. He starred for two years in the 1950s as a tugboat skipper in TVs Waterfront show, then played many other roles. Ceylon To Cut Ties With U.K. COLOMBO (Reuters) Cey- lon took the first step today to- ward severing all constitutional links with the British Crown and Parliament with the convening of a constituent assembly to draft a new republican constitu- tion. In a communication to the 175 members of the House of Repre- sentatives, Prime Minister Sira- rnavo Bandaranaifce announced that the assembly will meet next Sunday. In Ceylon's general election May 27, the governing United Front parties, consisting of Mrs. Bandaranaike's Sri Lanka Free- dom party, the T r o t s k y i t e Lanka Sama Samaja party and the pro-Moscow Communist party were given a mandate to turn the country into a republic. Since 1948 Ceylon, a former British colony, has been a self- governing member of the Com- monwealth. New Pay Packet For Glassmen EDMONTON (CP) A 20- month contract providing wage increases of up to an hour was ratified here by 120 members of Local 1900, Gla- ziers and Glassmakers Union. The increase means top cate- gories will receive an hour by March 21, 1972. The lowest category will be in creased 60 cents to an hour. Ben Mazurewicz, union busi ness agent, said the contract is effective today and provides immediate wage increa s e s ranging from 25 to 40 cents an hour. EARLY START Southpaw Mickey Lolich of Detroit Tigers played Connie Mack League baseball when he was a youngster. Czech Minister Raps Leaflets VIENNA (AP) The Czech state minister of justice, Jan lemec, said Tuesday that anti- Soviet leaflets have begun to ap- pear in Czechoslovakia to mark Aug. 31, the second anniversary of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion. The news agency CTK quoted Nemec as saying these "provoc- ative anti-Communist and anti- Soviet leaflets" were proof "that the right wing is still op- erating and is also under for- eign influence." 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