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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 News in brief Ethylene contract awarded CALGARY Alberta Gas Ethylene Co Ltd announced Friday that the major engineering and construction contract for its ethylene manufacturing plant has been awarded to Lummus Co of Canada Ltd of Toronto A news release said the ethylene plant is the key facility of an five- plant complex The other plants are to make derivatives including vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl ethylene glycol and ethylene and vinyl used in a wide range of products Company officials declined comments on where the plants will be located in Alberta or the size of the Lummus contract The ethylene plant will have an annual production capacity of 1 2 billion pounds Hoffa continues fight DETROIT James Hoffa says a federal judge's decision is just a temporary setback in his fight to regain power in the giant Teamsters union U S District Judge John Pratt refused Friday to over- turn a presidential clemency restriction barring the former Teamsters president from re- turning to union office before 1980 Hoffa planned to run for the presidency of his old Detroit Local 299 in November and then to challenge Teamsters President Frank Fitzsimmons for leadership of tne 22 2- million-member union in 1976 Hoffa said after Pratt's decision was announced in Washington that he will pedite an appeal' of the decision Pw Lysol claims to halt WASHINGTON Federal Trade Commission announced Friday that the makers of Lysol products have agreed to stop claiming the products prevent disease The commission said Sterl- ing Drug of New York had agreed to stop advertising that its aerosol sprays and cleaning products are of medical benefit in checking influenza colds or certain throat infections by killing airborne viruses and bacteria The agreement resulted from an FTC complaint charging the company had falsely represented the effects of its products New trial requested WASHINGTON Former White House aide John Ehrlichman asked for a new trial claiming his conviction last week in the Ellsberg break-in case resulted in part from the facial expressions of the judge and an escape attempt by two prisoners from the court house Ehrlichman Gordon Bernard Barker and Eugenic Martinez were convicted of violating the rights of Daniel Ellsberg s psychiatrist when a search was made of his office for files on the man who leak- ed the Pentagon papers on the Vietnam war Ehrhchman's request for a new trial asserted that Judge Gerhard while Ehrlichman was testifying repeatedly made facial ex- pressions and turned away from the witness in such a manner as to indicate to the jury that Mr Ehrlichman could not be believed Propane blast kills two DECATUR 111 Officials are trying to learn the cause of a massive explo- sion at a railway yard that killed two injured more than 130 persons and damaged buildings for bWks around A tank car loaded with pro- pane gas exploded early Fn- dav but railway and fire offi cials are unable to agree on what set off the blast The force of the explosion sent glass flying into nearby homes and rattled houses as far as 10 blocks from the Nor- folk and Western Railway yard in this central Illinois city 39 miles east of Springfield More than 100 freight cars were destroyed Commuter service announced GRANDE PRAIRIE Time Air Ltd of Lethbridge will start a commuter service between Edmonton and Grande Prairie Oct 27 with two flights a day airline president Stubb Ross said Friday He added the flights will leave this city 240 miles northwest of at 7 a m and 4pm returning from Edmonton at 1 30 p m and 7 30 p m GOING TO THE WORLD'S JUST RENT A TRUCK CAMPER Reserve One Now Go for Comfort and Pleasure 4 Size and Price Ranges 2 With Air Conditioning DUNLOP ORD RENT A CAR 1510 Meyer Msgreth Drive Phone 328-8891 Visitor Lang announces new hopper contracts By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Three contracts for the construction of a total of new hopper cars at an estimated cost of at today's prices of were announced Friday by Otto minister responsible for the Wheat Board The contracts have escala tion clauses.which means that the total cost of the hopper cars could far exceed the es- timated price when delivery is accepted in 15 months time The new cars will include steel cars and aluminum cars The lighter aluminum cars will be capable of carry- ing western gram over the track to Churchill and on other tracks not suitable for the heavier steel cars The first cars will be deliv- ered in the final quarter of 1975 Most of the cars are ex- pected to be in service foe the start of the 1976-77 crop year The federal government decision to purchase the cars was announced before the election A total of of the cars will be built of steel by Hawker Siddeley of Nova Scotia An additional 000 steel cars will be built by Marine Industries of Quebec In addition the alumi- num cars will be built by Na- tional Steel Car Ontario The aluminum cars are slightly smaller with a cubic feet capacity These cars will weight approximate- ly 40 000 pounds and will carry pounds of gram They will cairy 90 tons in- stead of the 100 tons carried in the steel or about bushels The aluminum cars are ca- pable of being operated on secondary main and branch lines with pound track rather than pound track for the steel cars There are miles of pound track and miles of pound track m western Canada The line to the Port of Churchill consists of pound track Shootout Premier Peter Lougheed smiles as he conversed Friday with nurse Beryl Smith and Health Min- ister Ne'l Crawford at St Michael's Hospital The Premiei was inspecting medical facilities during a visit to Lethbridge Stones front and Page 16 officers praised Fishing assignment may boost navy role HALIFAX trated foreign fishing off Can- ada's Atlantic Coast and the possibility of protecting a 200- mile territorial limn may give this country's naval forces a shot in the arm At least Rear-Admiral Douglas Commander of Maritime hopes so As he puts it would like to get Canadians to fully realize our capability And during a news conference Fri- day he and fisheries depart- ment officials outlined the amount of co-operation between them in patrolling foreign fishing fleets for the International Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fish- eries The general theme was that the defence and fisheries de- partments are learning the 'tricks of the in fish- eries surveillance an- ticipation of Canada getting a 200-mile limit The Law of Sea Confer- ence in Caracus is studying a proposal by Canada and some other maritime countries for a 200-mile territorial limn Canada now has 12-mile jurisdiction During the last 10 for- eign fishing fleets have ex- panded off the especial- ly the large Russian one Last badly in need of help to do ICNAF the fisheries department turned to Maritime Command Admiral Boyle met the re- quest which fitted within Canadian defence priorities and also offered train- ing for our sailors and air- crews especially as they could see some results The end the ad- miral can show that destroyers and military air- craft have no equals for this type of be the purchase of more destroyers and new long-range patrol planes It also could help solve the reported problem of sagging morale by giving the armed forces an important role and good equipment As older officers like to say 'Many of the young people were not brought up to fight wars Protecting the fishery and getting into pollution work has more relevance to them LOS ANGELES Be- fore the May 17 Symbionese Liberation Army Shootout with police SLA leader Donald DeFreeze said know I am going to die and all of my people know that they will but we are going to take a lot of pigs with us The compiled by several internal police depart- ment praised of- ficers for a high degree of professional skill at all levels' but also criticized them for treatment of Miss Johnson a woman hostage who fled the house at the height of the two-hour gun battle and was tackled to the ground then hustled off by of- ficers PHEASANT BAG LIMIT REDUCED EDMONTON The 1974 hunting season and bag limits for pheasants in Alberta have been reduced by the provincial government 'Pheasant pop- ulations have been a matter of concern in Alberta as population declines have been similar to other areas of North Dr Allan lands and forests said today The pheasant season is being reduced by two weeks from last year Alberta residents will be allowed to hunt from Oct 11 to Nov while non-residents will be permitted to shoot pheasants from Oct 18 to Nov 23 Bag limits have been reduced to allow three male birds bagged per dav and a maximum of nine in possession thioughout the season The limits last year weie five per day and 15 in possession Sharptailed Grouse seasons in Southern Alberta will correspond to the pheasant seasons Smoke hovers near Winnipeg By THE CANADIAN PRESS Smoke from a belt of forest fires from the east side of Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba to the Red Lake area of northwestern Ontario turned the normally clear air around Winnipeg far to the southwest into a blue haze Friday If the smoke clears today as it will be the result of a change in wind direction rather than a letup in the dry weather that has turned the area into a huge tinder box Though the number of fires burning in the square miles comprising Ontario's northwest region has been re- duced to 46 from almost 70 a few days ago 10 remain out of control as the devastated area continues to grow In Manitoba more than 400 men are battling 29 most of them in the area east of Lake Winnipeg Art Biggs a Manitoba for- estry said the situa- tion in eastern Manitoba is the worst in at least five and whole Lake Win- Red Lake Kenora area is ex- plosive Manitoba's biggest tires each covering more than 20 000 are at Dogskin and Bloodvein all east of Lake but fire danger in most of the province remains high 10 ex- treme Visibility has been reduced at Dauphin Brandon and as lar awav as The Pas near the Saskatchewan border as well as in Winnipeg Contraceptive vote precipitates crisis DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Liam Cosgrave faces a serious crisis of confidence among his Fine Gael party members over his unprecedented action in voting with the opposition on a contraception issue The votes of Cosgrave and six other party members in parliament last Tuesday helped defeat a ed bv his own Justice Minister Patrick legalize the sale of contraceptives to married couples in the Irish Republic Irish citizens or visitors to Ireland can privately import contraceptive devices but it is illegal to sell them within the country or to advertise them The prime who leads a coalition government of Fine Gael and Labor had apparently told no one of his opposition to the bill although many cabinet meetings over which he presided had preced- ed its drafting Angry party backbenchers say they will be asking Cos- grave and Education Minister Richard Burke who also voted against the bill for an explanation when the Fine Gael parliamentary group meets this week Editorial reaction in Northern Ireland and the Republic has been critical The liberal Irish Times said Cosgrave had undermined his credibility as the head of a government and as leader of his party Yet the Fianna Fail opposi- tion party leader Jack Lynch ib unlikely to exploit the matter to the point of provok- ing an earlj election for which his party is unprepared Equal education request endorsed CALGARY Provincial delegations to the Canadian Teachers Federation annual meeting approved Friday a resolution asking the federal government to give out education equalization grants to the provinces over the strong objection of the Ontario delegation An Ontario delegate said during the debate that Ontario teachers vote as a but the subject before the floor us unanimous IP against the resolution Ontario teachers represent about half of the total federation which stands at about La Centrale de L'Enseignement du which represents education workers in is not affiliated with the federation The resolution said Ottawa should collect and redistribute funds to compensate for interprovmcial differences in education It said Ottawa has the moral obligation to all Canadians to assist the' have not' provinces in education The resolution was moved by Manitoba British Columbia called the motion a brave statement of principles Wilfred Brown chairman of the federation's finance committee said in an interview after the vote that the federation has no intention of changing the British North America Act B.C. Hydro rates jump WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Types Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Ironl COPPER-BRASS-RADIATORS-BATTERIES-CAST IRON Truck National Salvage Company LIMITbO NEW LOCATION 206-33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 Is Our VANCOUVER British Columbia Hydro Fri- day announced that electric rates will be increased for all categories of customers to meet rising costs of providing service Increases announced range from up to 20 per cent for residential customers to about 70 per cent for bulk power users The company said that for 78 per cent of residential customers' the increase will amount to less than a month Included are bills for monthly consumption below 900 Kilowatt-Hours For customers who are at the monthly minimum level of 66 Kilowatt hours or the in- crease will be only 40 cents Hydro chairman David Cass-Beggs cited increased costs of construc- tion and operations were the reasons for the rate increase addition to higher wages and material costs and interest we have been faced with heavy increases in fuel costs and new expenditures for en- vironmental protection Mr Cass-Beggs said The new residential rates go into effect on and after Aug though the increase may not show on bills for most customers until Oct 1 or depending on each customer's billing period Death THE CANADIAN PRESS Magadmno. identified in U S Senate as un- disputed leader of organized crime in Niagara Falls and of heart failure BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Modern Electronics 1113 3rd Avenue Lethbridge WILL BE CLOSED for Annual Vacation July 20th to July 28th RE-OPENING for business as usual July 29th Beth Johnson Says Hard ice cream sold in Leln- bndge is made by Lethbridge Dairies of dependable dairy products We hear of ice cream m other areas being composed largely of artificial or manulac lured milk and cream substi lutes Commercial Canadian ice cream is made from a recipe or formula set out the Food and Drug Directorate in Ottawa in order to keep ice cream pro- ducts at a maximum standard of nutrition Ice cream is a good food though a sweet one One half cup at about 2J5 cal- ories is high if it is eaten more than as a rare treat There is reasonable safety if a person is very active so he will burn up the high energy provided in such a high calorie food Frequent ice cream treats are a threat to dental health to obesity to causing over- of the panc-eas to where it atrophies to changes in blood chemis try cited by several nutrition M D experts as being pro- coronary and other health prob- lems associated with a high sugar intake Cold milk is refreshing satisfying and a natural food to be used liberally m place of sweet snacks ice cream made at home from a cooked custard requires one half the sugar usually used in uncooked ice cream The cooked base has more stabil ity than uncooked due to flour or starch used for thickening Here is a good recipe 1 qt milk 1 cup sugar 3 to 4 eggs 2 tablespoons flour pinch of salt Scald the milk Mix dry in- gredients then add enough cold milk to make a smooth paste Ladle a little hot milk into the paste stir then stir the mix into the hot milk with a wooden spoon until milk boils Pour slowly over beaten eggs while stirring Cool Freeze accord- ing to directions with freezer from Int Academy ol Prev Medicine Yudkin M D Courtesy the Lethbridge Milk Foundation ;