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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDCE HERAID FrWoy, luly JO, 1971 A few MDs are rejected UNLOADING THE LUNAR the Apollo 15 astronauts wil ROVER Sketch from ill unload their lunar the Boeing Company ill rover from the lunar lustrates how module on Saturday after landing on the moon. The astronauts will use the vehicle to explore lunar surface. Harry Strom backs family farm ANDREW (CP) Premier Harry Strom said Thursday his government wUl initiate a number of measures designed to maintain the family farm. The premier told a Social Credit rally the government be- lieves the family farm is, and will remain, the cornerstone of Alberta agriculture. He said the government will: Increase funding in the Al- berta Farm Purchase Board to million from million; _ Rebate 25 per cent ot crop insurance premiums; Make crop and other in- surance available in all parts of the province, and Pressure the federal gov- ernment to adopt a two price system for wheat. The premier said the propos- als "rail Mp ensure the con- tinued survival of the family farm by easing some financial burdens, and by helping to in- crease farm income." Aim of increasing loan funds was to make it easier for young farmers who want to purchase their parents' farm but were unable to because of a lack of money. "If more loans are not made available to young farmers, many older farmers who want to retire will be forced to sell to corporate interests which have the available he said. The premier was speaking at a party gathering at this com- munity, SO miles northeast of Edmonton. The insurance premium re- Deadly lime dumped in Germany OSNABRUECK, West Ger- many (Reuter) About tons of lime with a 10-per-cent arsenic content have been dumped at several garbage dumps in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, police said today. A local trucking firm, hired to deposit the lime in an aban- doned mine in Peine near Han- nover in northern West Ger- many, said it had dumped it in four refuse dumps in North Rhine-Westphalia because Peine authorities were reluctant to give official permission for the dumping. WUly Weyer, Interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, said the dumping is incomprehen- sible and ordered the dumps closed immediately. Police and public prosecutors are investigating the matter. ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP 4 4 327-3610 A SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 bate would enable more farm- ers to buy adequate insurance, Mr. Strom said. "Since we would like to see all farmers carrying insurance, we are not only rebating part of their premium, but we are directing the crop insurance corporation to extend cover- age to all parts of the prov- ince." He said a federal two-price system for wheat would help increase farm incomes, but the Crack In highway spurs evacuation STE. ANNE DBS MOOTS, Que. (CP) Four houses in this village perched on the rug- ged Gaspe coast have been or- dered evacuated because of a landslide threat. Police said government engi- neers ordered the evacuation following the discovery of a crack in Highway 6, which fol- lows the Gaspe coastline. The crack was found about a quarter-mile from Ste. Anne des Monts, at a point where the highway borders on a cliff 800 to 900 feet above the St. Law- rence River. Eight years ago, several houses in the nearby village of New harbor fees system OTTAWA (CP) Effective Aug. 1, public harbor dues in Canada will be assessed on the gross registered tonnage of ves- sels, the transport department announced today. It will be the first revision of the dues since 1955. The dues have been payable on net regis- tered tonnage at three cents a ton on vessels coming from any port in North America and five cents a ton on other vessels. National Harbors Board and St. Lawrence seaway tolls are already assessed on the gross tonnage of vessels and the new change places public harbors on the same basis. Computer studies carried out in a program to develop addi- tional revenue resulted in the dues change, the department said-in a news release. Harbor dues will continue to be payable not more than twice in the calendar year upon the first and second entry of a ves- sel into a public harbor. The change to gross from net tonnage is expected to produce an additional annually. St. Joachim de Tourelle were swept away by a mudslide and four persons riding in a truck were killed when a section of the highway was washed out. Alberta government also had taken initiatives such as ap- pointing the first marketing commissioner in Canada. The commissioner's job is "to hammer out new markets for Alberta farm products, en- courage the diversification of the agricultural industry, and assist and encourage fanners in their efforts to improve their operations through farm management pro g r a m s in order to ensure economic sta- bility." Premier Strom said rural areas also now hsve better transportat ion, communica- tion, schools and health facili- ties, and the government is en- couraging industry to locate in rural areas and smaller cen- tres. hail claims filed EDMONTON (CP) Agricul- cturc Minister H. A. Ruste said here government insurance pay- ments to central Alberta farm- ers who sustained crop losses in a severe hailstorm last week are expected to total nearly two million dollars. More than claims have been received so far and more are expected, the minister said. The Alberta Hail Studies Group at Penhold said the storm was probably the worst since the early 1950's and predicted that crop and property damage could exceed million. Mr. Ruste said his depart- ment is still surveying the dam- age. Wrong operation JERUSALEM (Router) The mother of a four-month-old Arab boy complained to police Thursday that her son was cas- trated instead of circumcized. She said that the family invited a 65-year-old Moslem expert fo circumcijs the baby, according to Moslem custom. While per- forming the rite, the knife ap- parently slipped. The boy was in hospital where his condition was described as serious. Red Deer loan OTTAWA (CP) Murray Hill Developments Ltd., Red Deer, Alta., will receive a 988 loan to assist 'in the con- struction of 56 housing units for low-income families Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. announced here. Seven-year-old boy drowns when bike drops off bridge CRANBHOOK (Special) Seven year old Brendon Hugh Lancaster of Wycliffe. on a family holiday camping trip at Pindlay Creek near Canal Flats, drowned Tuesday night ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Metropolitan Bldg. 318-4075 LABOR CLUB F CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. f WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT T IN THE CLUBROOMS k TONITE and SATURDAY "Alberta Ranch Boys" W Members and Invited Guests! when his bicycle dropped off a bridge over the creek. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Lancaster, ranch at Wy- cliffe. Besides his parents and a younger brother, Clayton, he is survived by his grand- parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Lancaster of Pincher Creek and Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Ander- son of Quesnel, B.C. Funeral services were held at Cranbrook today. He said an estimated 70 per cent of the farmers in the storm area had some kind of insurance coverage. Doctor bills check set QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec health insurance board is to begin a system of checking doc- tors' Mils with the patients they claim to have treated. The system is to begin in the next few weeks and bills will be selected at random. "We plan to check about 70 medical practitioners a the spokesman said, "so that by the end of two years we will have checked authenticity of bills from all health profession- als working through the board." He said this involves about professionals. Patients will be asked to con- firm that they received the services mentioned in the bills, but the spokesman said "the checking program will insist on respect for the confidential character of health services." NEW YORK (AP) An inter- view with entertainer George -Tessel on the NBC television Today Show was cut short today after Jessel referred to the New York Times and the Washington Post as "Pravda." Jessel- made the remarks twice during the interview with SiBC reporters Edwin Newman and Joe Garagiola. Newman terminated the inter- view about a minute before its scheduled conclusion. Discussing what he called the strength of United States troops in bases in Spain and Britain which he had just visited, Jessel complained: ''Of course, whet, you pick up Pravda, uh, the New York Times, you'll see it's all full of dope and killing children." Jessel said the drug situation among U.S. armed servicemen is "so exaggerated, it's almost childish." !'We have some strange new thing with the communique being said Jes- sel, beginning again: "Then you pick up Pravda, uh, the Wash- ngton Post At this point, Newman inter- Harolcl Homer heads study of farm income SASKATOON (CP) Har- old Homer, deputy minister of agriculture in Saskatchewan, will head the special commit- tee studying farm income problems, it was announced here. The committee results from a recent, closed-door meeting in Edmonton of agriculture ministers from the 10 prov- inces. Mr. Homer said the commit- tee, comprising deputy minis- ters, will make studies in each province and meet, perhaps in September, to compare notes and decide on recommenda- tions. No site has been chosen for (he September meeting. It will be closed to the public. v 4> 4> 4> 4> PANCAKE HOUSE A RESTAURANT CENTRE VILLAGE MALL WE'RE OPEN: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday Wednesday Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to B p.m. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. SUNDAY BREAKFAST DROP IN EITHER BEFORE OR AFTER CHURCH 4> 4> SUNDAY SPECIAL! (after S p.m.) CHARBROILED STEAK FRESH SALAD, POTATO, GARLIC BREAD 2 5'78 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Jessel air time cut short after newspaper cracks rupted Jessel, saying: "Mr. Jes- sel, you are a guest here. I don't think very much of this 'Pravda, excuse me, the New York Times, Pravda, excuse me, the Washington Post.' "I think that's silly, 1 really do." "You have your opinions, and I have Jessel responded. "Hold on a said New- man. "I think what you say is serious if you mean it. One does not accuse newspapers of being Communist, which you have just done." "I didn't mean it that way.' said Jessel, who added: won't say it again." "I agree, you won't say II said Newman, inter- rupting Jessel. Jessel tried to continue, say- ing: "I just want to say one more thing." "Please said Newman As the interview, scheduled for six minutes, ended abpu1 one-minute early.Jessel said: "Good, I'm and the net- work went to a station break. Pravda is the official news- paper of the Soviet Communist party. Doctors' policy statement awaited VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons was expected to issue a policy state- ment later today on a contro- versial amendment to the B.C. Hospitals Act that gives wider authority to Health Minister Ralph Loffmark. The amendment made public Tuesday, gives Mr. Loffmark the power to decide in which hospital a doctor may practise. Previously, this was determined by local hospital boards. The health minister said die action was taken as a means of encouraging doctors to practise in smaJ'er communities. Dr. W. G. McClure, registrar of the B.C. College of Physi- cians and Surgeons, has strongly opposed the amend- ment, and says the order proba- bly wiU create a shortage of doctors in the province. "We can't hope to attract doc tors to B.C. when the big ques tion mark of whether or no they will get hospital privileges is hanging over their he said. The 35-man council of the col lege met Thursday night to dis cuss the question. A spokesman said later that a college policy statement would be issued later today. Meanwhile, a heart surgery specialist denied access to facil ities at Vancouver General Hos- pital, said the health minister's new powers were aimed a breaking the cliques controlling surgeries in major hospitals. Dr. George Stefanik, who ap- plied in 1969 to join an open heart surgical team at VGH said Mr. Loffmark had his casi in mind when he took on the new powers. Indian youth's grave in no immediate danger CALGAHY (CP) A city historian and land officials want to preserve the grave of an Indian youth from industrial expansion. Hugh A. Dempsey of the Glenbow Alberta Historical Institute says the grave was established at the time in the country and east of the city by the carpentry class of the Cal- gary Indian Industrial School. But an industrial boom dur- ing the last 20 years has placed the remains of the school in a feed lot and the grave site, es- tablished in the early 1900s, in the middle of a gravel mining operation. Jack White Goose Flying was one of many youths, (in- eluding Senator James Glad- stone of who came reserves in tihe Calgary area to leara trades and farm ing methods at the school. He died at the age of 17. The school was one of seven built by the federal govern ment and was operated by the Anglican Church until it closet in 1907. City land department offi cials developing the area say they have been aware for some time of the grave site surrounded by a picket fence. It is apparently in no im mediate danger, but officials have been working with Mr Dempsey to either preserve site permanently or move the grave to a city cemetery or back to the Peigar. reserve, the youth's original home. CALGARY (CP) General] lospital announced Thursday ts policy of granting hospital irivileges to most doctors who ipply row is changed to hiring according to specialty require- ments. Hospital board members ap- >roved formation of a medical OTimittee to review applica- ions from doctors for use of Tospilal facilities. If a specialty, such as ob- stetrics or pediatrics, was ade- quately staffed in the opinion of the committee, it would rec- ommend file board reject -appli- cations. Aid. Roy Farran, who op- posed the policy, said a re- gional hospital board should be formed in the province to di- rect doctors to hospitals re- quiring staff with their spe- cialties. Patsy Mink falls to block N-test WASHINGTON (AP) An ef- fort to block s five-megaton un- derground nuclear test sched- uled for this fall rn the Aleutian Islands was rejected 282 to 108 Thursday night by the House of Representatives. The blast, to be held in Octo- ber on Amchitka Island, is to :est the warhead of the Safe- guard Spartan anti-missile sys- tem. Opponents said the test could cause earthquakes, a tidal wave and radiation exposure and could prove unnecessary if cur- rent U.S.-Soviet arms-limitation put curbs on such war- heads. But Representative John J. Rhodes (Rep. Ariz.) said he sus- pects the opponents are trying to kill the Safeguard program by blocking essential tests. Representative diet Holifleld (Dem. ranking House amendment to cut 19.7 million for the test out of a public works and atomic energy appropriation bill, denied the charge. 'We are not opposed to the test but we are opposed to con- ducting the test in a seismic she said. "A recent earthquake in Alaska caused a tidal wave that killed 139 people in my state." Representative het Holifleld (Dem. ranking House Democrat on the joint atomic energy committee, said elabo- rate precautions, including a deeper test hole, have been taken in the wake of the contro- versy over ground cracks pro- duced by a one-megaton test blast on Amchitka two years ago. Canada has protested the pro- posed test series on several oc- casions, both officially and unof- ficially. The protests include govern- ment representations and an un- scheduled appearance May 29 at U.S. Atomic Energy Commis- sion hearings in Anchorage, Alaska, by a group from Van- couver Island. That group was assured only minimal damage would be caused by the blast. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp repeatedly as- sured the Commons following announcement of the test that Canada has protested officially as strongly as it can, but with- out much hope of affecting any AEG decision on the matter. NEW PLANTS During 1970, Ontario had 151 new manufacturing plants established. Weather and road report i ABOVE 19.fi 1 ZERO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSEf Lelhbridge Medicine Hat Calgary Edmonton Pincher Creek Jasper Banff Peace River Grande Prairie Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Thompson North Bay Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa 80 50 83 49 77 50 77 50 77 52 85 52 81 49 82 55 84 63 96 61 89 59 99 67 85 61 72 51 74 -51 73 58 68 49 72 43 65 45 64 43 77 52 71 53 .05 Montreal.........69 60 .62 Quebec......... 67 58 .54 Halifax......... 77 62 .06 Charlottetown 80 67 Chicago......... 72 57 Los Angeles......81 68 London 77 61 Berlin...........77 57 Amsterdam 74 63 Moscow.........73 54 Tokyo............89 76 FORECASTS Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny today. Lows tonight 55 60. Saturday: Sunny. Highs 85 90. today. Lows tonight near 55. Saturday: Sunny. Highs near 80. Koolenay, Columbia Today and Saturday; Sunny and very warm with the risk of a few thundershowers late today. Highs both days 90 to 95. Lows tonight near 55. Gleaner Model "G" Combine Is A CORRECTION ad which appeared In Wednesday's Herald Should Have Read McGAVIN'S HAMBURGER OR WIENER BUNS 3 L 3 pkgi, I CENTRE VILLAGE MALL GIANT Not fust in siie but in performance 50 bushel grain is only a starvation diet for this big perform- er. For your farming operations you should go Gleaner Model Look into our Interest Free Finance Plan GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways to the Loth- dry and in good driving condl- bridgc District are bare and'tion. POUTS Oi'1 ENTRY (Opening and Closing CoultS 14 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to II p.m. MST; Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wildhorsc, 7 a.m. lo tl p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours dally. ;