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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ Wetlnosdny, Junn 3, 1970 IHE LETHBRIOGt HERAIU NEW POLICE MASCOT Frank Moore, acting Seotlle police chief, puts a ribbon around departments new mas- cot, a pig, during a brief ceremony. The police say the word pig now stands for "Pride-lntegrity-Guts-Service. The pig was donated by a local farm and presented by a radio station. Surtax Imposed On Foreign Shirts OTTAWA surtax on imported shirts, effective mid- night Tuesday night, was an- nounced in the Commons Tues- day by Trade Minister Jean-Uic Pepin as a protective measure for the Canadian textile indus- try. The amount of the surtax wasn't announced. Mr. Pcpin said it will not apply to coun- tries that have agreed to re- strain exports of shirts to Can- ada. It was aimed at protecting the domestic industry from "in- creasing imports at disruptive prices." Mr. Pepin said formal notifi- cation has been given the Gen- eral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. He said Canada hcd the right to take such action a GATT provision allowing emergency action in the face of disrupting imports. OPPOSITION APPROVES All three opposition parties welcomed the move and called for further protective measures for Canadian industry. Douglas Haikness (PC-Cal- gary Centre) said he hopes the surtax will be high enough to have a good effect. He mentioned the footwear Plain and Screen Printed Dobby 100% Collon Fully washable. 54" wide. Reg. Woolco Price 1.99 NOW, YARD Printed Linen 100% Rayon Assorted patterns and colors. 45" wide. Reg. Woolco Price 1.34 and 1.99 NOW, YARD 1.09 Open Daily 9 a.m. lo 4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 am., to 1 p.m.I Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. the could and electronic industries as oil crs thai could benefit from sim lar measures. Mr. Harkncss said the ui pegged dollar, by casing eniry of further imports, c pul these industries out of busi- ness. Max Bailsman (NDP-Watcr- loo) said Uie protective ueuot could have been taken earlier. Leoncl Beaudoiu (Creditiste- Richmond) commended M r. Pepin on a move that help the ailing textile industry in Quebec's Eastern Townships. David Anderson malt-Kaanich) asked wneuiei the government had determined that the restriction on shirt im- ports would not bring retaliatior irom countries to which Canada exports. Mr. Pcpin said his depart- ment had checked and he be able to assure Mr. Anderson that there would be no sucn re- taliation. Prime Minister Trudeau said he had toid southeast Asian leaders that some such mca sures would be implemented on his return from his Pacific tour There had been no indication of retaliation from them, al though they had not known spe cifically what measures were torthcoming. Institution Comes Second Says Deliler EDMONTON (CP) Dele- gates to the annual convention of the Catholic Hospital As- sociation of Canada were told Monday their institutions must abandon some traditional con- cepts. David Dehler of Ottawa, legal adviser to the association, said Roman Catholic Hospitals must recognize their primary obliga- tion is not "institutional service to the but personal service to mankind. "There is no real difference between modern Catholic hos- pitals and non-Catholic hospi- Mr. Dehler said. "T h e layman as well as the religious should be entitled to take on any hospital job for which he is competent." Choice of persons to fill hos- pital jobs should be on the ba- sis of competence and integrity rather than institutional loyal- ly- Mr. Dehler criticized those who wish to continue to put the traditional church loyalties of the Catholic hospital in first I place in the order of priorities. "Their dedication is unques- tionable, but their judgment suspect. "They are mstitutional-mind- ed in an age ot pcrsonalism and they forget that the age of personalism is merely a new awareness of the old personal- ist tradition of the Christian Church." Mr. Dehler said the purpose of the Catholic hospital is the well-being of the sick in the community which it serves, not the survival of the institu- tion." Lawyer Jailed Ou Drug Charge SURREY, B.C. (CP) An articling lawyer, who handed an RCMP officer a marijuana cigarette in a court room, was sentenced Monday to three months for possession ot mari- juana. Percy Smith, 28. of North Vancouver, who had refused to plead 15 the charge, told pro- vincial Judge Larry Goulel: "Many people have question- ed the sanity of my conduct. 1 take full responsibility. We are living ridiculous drug laws that have no scientific foundation." Smith refused the option of paying a fine, saying: "1 would just as soon take a look at our prisons. They are ably in as bad stale as our drug laws." j Smith was charged after a Jan. .14 incident in a Surrey j Court where lie was defending I ,-irlif.l Richard Turner, "3. on a i I marijuana possession charge. RCMP Corporal Arthur An- derson said Smith handed him a cigarette, later found to be marijuana. Turner, testifying under the Canada Evidence Act, said he had given Smith two marijuana cigarettes to keep for him dur- ing his trial. MA.NV SM.U.LKH. The. Amazon River has major tributaries, Powerful 3.5 h.p. ond Stratlon Handle mounted fingertip Ihroltle control; 19-inch baffled vac- ng with wasliout-porl. 7-inch lubricating, silent wheels with hub caps. Finger tip height adjustment. Five-year crankshaft warranty. Red finish. Optical grass catcher ailable. Model No. J-3519 H. Economical 19" Model Footures a 4-cycle 3-n.p. Briggs end Slrcllon engine. A specially designed vacuum lift blade plus grass erect for clean, even cutting. 6-inch wheels ore ubricating, silent, corrosion free. Adjustable culting he.ght; standard re- starter. Red enamel finish. Plus a 5-year crankshaft warranty. Mode No. J-3019. Reg. Woolco Price 61.97 NOW Compact, ligh I weight and extremely easy-to- use, 115 volts A.C. with a maximium 1 !i H.P. 19" dual blade lawn mower, double insulaled needs no grounding. 79.95 Lawn Tractor A neal 5 H.P. compact tractor with n 74" cut. Easy spin starting with the famous Briggs and Slratton motor. Reg. Woolco Prico 249.95, NOW ie Tamouj nnggs S227 Deluxe 110-Volf Electric Mower Employs a CSA approved 1'i h.p. molor, designed especially for lawn mowers. Just plug flip the switch and mow. The gear box drive assures quiel operation and reduced maintenance. Fully baffled vacuum housing; 7-inch Firestone self-lub- ricating wheels. 5 second slopping lime for lafely, Lawn Tractors A deluxe model containing 8 H.P. in operation with 4 gears 3 forward, Finished in brilliant Red. Vinyl cover for storage. otor. 1 THREE PCE. PACKAGE OFFER HEDGE TRIMMER You gel n ''Black and Decker" V drill. 1.9 amp motor produrr.i 2230 RPMs. "Coaitol" lawn mower sharpener. Melof drill box. 13.88 Double edge blade with special tooth design thai gnpi ond cuts off branches easily. Slide handle ndjusts to four different positions. Open Daily 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday anl Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. ;