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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta That's Right- Your Balky Plants May Need Pep Talk SANTA JOSE, Calif. (AP) Your plants aren't doing well you say? It could be the petu- nias simply need a pep talk, says chemist Marcel Vogel. Vogel, author, inventor and researcher with Internationa] Business Maclunes' Advanced Systems Development Division, says he has proved plants re- spond to the emotions of hu- mans. "We tram dogs and other Vogel said in an in- terview. "Has anyone thought of training In a recent 10-week course he conducted for colleagues Vogel said he scored a break- through in "contacting" plants through bioelectricity. Man emits a minute electri- cial field, as do plants because of their moving protoplasm. When man's electrical field cuts that of the plant, he said, a measurable response can re- sult. Vogel described an experi- ment in which he wired a plant to a device that measures elec- trical impulses. Vogel said when he thought intently thai he was about to burn the plant, the device showed a plant re- action. In a sense, said Vogel, it is extrasensory perception by the plant. He said he has repealed this experiment before witness- es several times. A major use of this pheno- menon, he said, would be to use plants "to catalog the ab- errations of people." Thus standard could be developed in which certain reactions mea- sured in plants indicate human mental condition, he said. What Vogel is suggesting is that a catalog of standard plant reactions to various human emotions could, for example, point to specific maladies: schizophrenia, paranoia, manic states and the like. Vogel said he is preparing a scientific paper for a technical journal on his plant experi- ments. FISH SHEDS LIGHT The lantern fish has organs and glands that give off light. -Wodneiday, July WO THE tETHBRIDGE HERAID 9 LC. Miners Protest Ottawa's Tax Proposals VICTORIA (CP) Brili Columbia's miners came out the Koolenays, the Cariboo a the far north to protest that C tawa's lax proposals coi puncture their buoyant bu; ness. The Mining Association British Columbia, which 1) seen production of its 80 merr ber companies triple to an a nual value of about in the last decade, told toiirin members of the Commons nance committee that the fee eral tax white paper cou prove "disastrous" if enaek unmodified. With 10 years of "spectac lar" growth achieved, expa sion of mineral developmen could be even more dramatic .he coming decade, said ass elation president T. H. McCle ;and, also head of Placer D velopment Ltd' "However, the white pape >roposals for tax reform hav lecome a crucial factor in th continuing growth of the Indus he said. "Their very publication has already caused a number o projects to be delayed and ha very definitely dampened ex FINAL 3 DAYS OF GREEN'S SHOES SUMMER 0XTRA SPKIAll HEEL HUGGER, GOLD CROSS, DEL GRANDE, ETC. Regular to 28.95 a pair New only 1 polr at ;.oo Children's Shoes MUST GO! Savage and Buster Brown Regular to 9.98. NOW ONLY A SELECTION OF LADIES' PURSES at Price TEENS' SHOES Hi loi, Wild Woalleys, etc. Rtgular fo 14.95. NOW ONLY MEN'S SHOES MUST BE CLEARED Including Boyt' HUSHPUPPIES to .99 1 I CROUP. Reg. a 14.95 pr. NOW ONLY 5M4J SANDALS MUST GO! Regularly to 13.00. Now going ot.......... pr. K GREEN'S SHOES OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL P.M. ON SIXTH STREET pcctations for the future." Ho did not elaborate. The B.C. Association, backed by a separate submission from Bethlehem Copper Corp., re- peated fears about a more strin- Sleeping Judge Kidnapped In Uruguay MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (Reuters) Daniel Per- eyra Manelli, who mainly han- dles cases of guerrillas, was kidnapped Tuesday from his home by guerrillas who said they wanted a "long chat" with him. The guerrillas broke into the judge's house as he left his bed- room in pyjamas, and carried him off in one of five stolen cars. IBs wife told reporters that as the group left one of the guerril- las told her: "Don't worry. We won't harm Km'. All we want is a long chat with him. He'll be freed tomorrow." gent tax system voiced carlie in Ottawa hearings by the Ca nadian Mining Association anc member companies' includin; Bethlehem Copper, April 29. In particular, they protestec against proposals to abolish th present three year lax holi day for mines and replace the present system of automatic de- pletion allowances whereby one third of net profit is tax free by a program of con cessions linked to how much a company spends on exploration They also argued that west era Canada especially needs iberal tax concessions for min cral development. "The mining industry here is relatively, in its sale Canadian Takes Over ROME (Heuters) Gen. Sefik Erensu of the Turkish Army yesterday retired from the command of the NATO De- fence College in Home. He was replaced by vice-admiral J, C. O'Brien of Canada, former na- val commander at Halifax. Keith Sleeves, vice president of Bethlehem. Most of the mines in British Columbia, previously too costly to exploit, have been develop- ed in the last 10 years with im- proved techniques and becauso of new markets, notably in Ja- pan. MOTHER'S PRIDE AND JOY Officials at Taronga 'ark Zoo in Sydney, Australia, are looking for suggestions is they ponder the problem of what to name the two- week-old daughter of Betsy, the zoo's 20-year-old chimp. Any suggestions? PRE-SEASON WINTER COAT NOW AT EXCITING PRE-SEASON PRICES QUALITY UNTRIMMED AND ELEGANT FUR TRIMS! EXCITING TWEEDS SOFT PLAINS! WIDE RANGE OF COLORS! SIZES 8 TO 18 AND EVEN JUNIOR SIZES 7 TO 15 INCLUDED! LAY-A-WAY PRIVILEGES DURING THIS PRE-SEASON WINTER COAT CLEARANCE Open Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 328 7th Sf. S. Phone 327-7220 SPECIAL BAR-B-QUES 24" REGULAR 9.95. 7.99 MANAGER AWAY PRICE MANAGER'S AWAY SALE While Manager Ken Larimer is away the staff is going to give you prices you never dreamed of. We invite all our good friends and customers to come in and take advantage of the savings. SPECIAL SALAD TONGS Chrome plafed> i Regular J.29. I MANAGER 1 AWAY PRICt SPECIAL I I 1 SPICE SET 12 ceramic wood rack with drawers REGULAR 6.95 MANAGER AWAY PRICE V WAAAAAAAA; 5-Piece I 3-Piece Walnut CHROME SUITE I BEDROOM SUITE Dorado Copper With 5-Drawer Chest Davenport and ROCKER Regular 229.95 Regular 69.95 Manager Away 1.95 Regular 319.95 Manager Away Price Manager Away Price......... SPECKL CORVETTE TRANSISTOR SOLID STATE Regular 14.50. MANAGER AWAY PRICE SPECIAL STACKING CANISTERS Aluminum in gay colors. Reg. 6.66 MANAGER 4-66 AWAY PRICE T SPECIAL EARTHENWARE CROCKS All Sizes Available. 7-Piece CHROME SUITE Bronzetone Ranch Style Regular 149.95 Manager Away Price............ 119 3-Piece Spanish BEDROOM SUITE 4-DRAWER CHEST AND TRIPLE DRESSER Regular 339.95 Manager Away Price.......... 5-Piece Chrome Suite Chesterfield By Day and A Bed By Night Regular 249.95 Manager Away I Price OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. SPECIAIf G. E. Hair DRYER MANAGER AWAY PRICE------ 29 .95 Bronzetone Swivel Base Style. Regular 169.95 MANAGER AWAY PRICE 149 95 318 6th St. S. Lethbridge SPECIAL LATEX HOUSE PAINT Exterior White. 5.95 MANAGER AWAY PRICE GAL. ;