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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH! IfTHBRIDGH H1RAID Monday, lunt S, 1972 Drugs, 'X-rays used By ALTON BLAKESLEE AP Science Editor NEW YORK (AP) New "shotgun" medical treatments are raising prospects ot perma nenl cure for some children stricken with leukemia Hie blood cancer, researchers reported here. One shotgun approach Is dou ble-barrelled. One barrel is t ot drugs that com bat leukemia. The other barre Is x-rays of the head and spina column to prevent leukemic in vasion of the central nervous system. This invasion is often a fatal complication in leukemia Through it, some childre have been disease-free Ion enough to suggest the possibilit they are permanently cured c acute lymphocytic leukemia, major form of the disease, sal Dr. Joseph Simone of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital i Memphis, Tenn. Another approach using cor binations of drugs has brough remissions or freedom from tl same kind of leukemia in 70 pe cent of children, with 90 cent ot them alive 3Vz years after beginning of treatment, said Dr. James F. Holland of Roswell Park Memorial Insti- tute, Buffalo, N.Y. Forest fire danger high in Alberta EDMONTON (CP) The for- est fire danger in Alberta is high and with 20 of 78 forest fires in the province burning out of control a ban has been placed on open fires, lands and Forests Minister Allan Warrack said liday. Mr. Warrack said open fires have been prophibited, except in firep laces in established campgrounds, in the Athabas- ca, Grande Prairie auu Koeky- Clearwater forests. Fire permits have been can- celled and open fires must be extinguished in the Rocky-Clear- water forest and in the portions of counties and local improve- ment districts in the area bound- ed by Highway 54 to the south, Highway 2 to the east, High- way 16 on the north and on the west by the eastern boundary of the Whitecourt and Rocky- Clearwater forests, he said in a news release. The fire danger was extreme in all areas except in the Crows Nest forest in the southwest area and in isolated points in the Footner and Slave Lake areas aid the Bow river forest. 6Quit mucking around' Gaglardi advises PM this junk and transcendental meditation." The Trudeau government should "biiild some Industry BO VANCOUVER (CP) rteha-1 to go out Into their backyards habilitation minister Phil and g r o w marijuana and all Gaglardi, well-known in Ills home province for his quotable quotes, had a few choice phrases for the federal govern- ment in an interview Sunday. Mr. Gagiarcii suggested that Prime Minister Tnideau should take "the wool out of his ears" and listen to what's going on in the country. "If the national government had the intestinal fortitude of a jackhopper it would not continue to throw millions and millions of dollars away and spend absolutely nothing on He suggested Ottawa should 'quit mucking arouqd with all this business about two lan- guages and six languages and 14 languages and helping young people by giving them money these people can go out and do a job and get on their he said. Then he asked Ws intervlew- I put it strongly er: "Have Floodwaters pour across U.S. towns UTS GO A young Calgary miss ponders a plunga into Ihe swollen waters of the Elbow River during a warm spell in the southern Alberta city. But mother is there to restrain her from a full rite of summer. (CP Wirephoto) Mackenzie route favored by U.S. PACIFIC, car wash people Reduce the price of your car wash- when you fill your tank with gasoline at a Pacific 66 Car Wash! SUPERSOniC Car Wash 1019-3 AvenueS. ll's oasy and r.onvfinien' lo drive a r.loan oai! We ho nor all credit cards up-proved by dealer be-fore purchase including We Care about you and your ca That's a promise OTTAWA (CP) Energy Minister Donald Macdonald said Sunday he would prefer a ma- jority Canadian ownership pipelines built to tap northern gas reserves but, because of the costs, there would have to be foreign participation. Interviewed on the CBC tele- vision program, Encounter, ha said the problem ot equity own- ership will rise to prominence during the next year as applica- tions for construction of the pro- posed Mackenzie Valley pipeline are heard by the national ergy board. It was not 'altogether clear" that there were large enough gas in the Mackenzie delta to justify pipeline con. struction but confirmation, one way or another, would "un- doubtedly" come within a year. Mr. Macdonald said the United States is expected to work hard for a pipeline route own the Mackenzie since there no real alternative method o moving their own Alaska gas outh. He said this inevilabilit; lowed the flaw in the U.S. de- ision to ship Alaska oil by anker rather than via a pipe- ine passing through Canad; The oil is to he loaded into tank rs at the Alaskan port of Va' ez after being piped from th northern oil fields. The U.S. listed national seci rity as one of the necessitie considered in opting for an all American system. SECURITY A PUZZLE Mr. Macdonald said he wa DUzzled that "they felt they ha o have exclusive use of the o pipeline and also that it had across American territory. "In fact, undoubtedly th will be coming to Canada with Ihe next several years to sec participation in the gas pipelin and so it seems that there is flaw in their logic." Canada would reject any U.S. rnand for control, said the cur inister, and continue to insist at the line operate as a corn- on carrier. "My hope certainly is, as with Waffle wing remains TORONTO (CP) New Dem- ocratic Party members from 15 Metropolitan Toronto ridings voted Sunday against a recom- mendation of the party's provin- cial executive to expel the Waf- fle wing. However, provincial party president Gordon Vichert of Hamilton said that while the vote is an expression of opinion that must be taken seriously, ho doesn't believe it accurately re- flects the province-wide feeling. He told the meeting of about 300 members that the executive recommendation is not a purge, merely an effort to eliminate a .eiiitu {aruttuic. Tiio current Waffle members would be welcome to remain and work for their ideas as before, he said. The recommendation that the By T1IE ASSOCIATED PRESS The U.S. Army Corps of En- gineers issued a preliminary estimate Sunday setting dam- age at million in record flooding along the Okanagan River valley in north central Washington last week. A corps spokesman said the swollen river was not expected to drop below flood stage for another week. "Pressure on the dikes is stiii added Capt. Bud Moore of the National Guard. But he and other authorities said they expected no further evacua- tions. The Okanagan county ctvi: defense office said 30MOO per- sons had to flee their homes as floodwaters of the Okanagan and Melhow rivers burst levees and poured across towns ant farmlands. Water was reportct up to six feet deep in parts of Omak and Okanagan, Wash. The flooding was blamed on temperatures in tlie upper 80s and 90s last week which ac- celerated the runoff from near record snowpacks in the Cas- cade Mountains. Moore said about 180 guards- men remained In the area to assist s a n dbagging operations and maintain patrols. The corps reported that about sandbags are left from some brought into ths area when'the flood threat .be- gan. An average of 550-300 lo- cal persons per day have work- ed on sandbagging crews, and a spokesman said the corps had contracted for the use of almost 100 pieces of equipment to use in help shoring up the dikes. The corps spent an estimated before the flood to re- duce the potential danger and another flood. to fight the lecaplured convicts scream over 18-month term hike YansCanada Pipelines, we can ee a controlling Canadian eq- ty in any pipeline corporation at comes into existence. 'I don't underestimate the roblems because the amounts capital involved here are normous, and certainly I think lere will be some foreign par- cipation in the equity." Waffle faction be dissolved fol- lowed study by an NDP inquiry group which said the party as a whole may be hurt by the left- wing group. The issue Ethnic news bias seen by multi-cultural parley TORONTO (CP) Heritage 1 Speakers criticized coverage of will be debated again June 23 when the party's provincial council meets at Oril- lia to consider the fate of the Waffle. Solution to strike hides Montreal chiefs MONTREAL (CP) Repre- entatives of Montreal's triking manual workers and ity officials continued their eparate meetings with the gov- conciliator during the weekend, attempting to negoti- te a solution to the strike, now In its fourth week. Mayor Jean Drapeau said In an interview on radio station CJAD Sunday that the city and the Canadian Union ot Public Actress robbed FLINT, Mich. (AP) Two armed robbers took from the hotel room of actress Caro Lawrence, police said. Miss Lawrence ss in Flint for a s production of The Sound Music, set to open this week She told police she awoke saw a man ransacking he purse and dresser while anoth er man stood Ly with a gun ir his hand. NEW IMAGE Adorn Hanson, Kitchener hair stylist, arranges a "cow-lick" for Opposition teader Robert Starvfield at the official opening of the Waterloo Press Club Saturday. Mr. Slanfield is holding the club news- paper which shows a spoof picture of the top Tory with a full head of hair. KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) iolence erupted in provincial ounty court here seconds after wo Collins Bay penitentiary con- victs were each sentenced to an dditional 18-month term for es- aping custody. Michael Legan, 23, of Toronto, nd Ronald J. Filion, 25, of Saint John, N.B., screamed ob- cenities at Judge P. E. D. iakcr and attempted to bolt rom the prisoners bench before being subdued by four security guards. Several blows were ex- changed before the pair were dragged screaming and kicking rom the court room. Another itruggle with guards occurred n a corridor outside the court- room before both wrist and leg ocks were placed on the pair, who were escorted under heavy guard to a station wagon for tha return to the medium security institutions. Filion was serving a 12-year term for attempted robbery ond escaping custody. Logan was serving five years for robbery and escaping custody. They escaped in mid-May by using a grappling hook and length of electrical wire to scale a wa.l surrounding the prison property. Both were arrested In Kings- ton about 10 hours later. GENERAL PRESGNTS THE Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET JI I, Pro Ontario concluded its three-day ongress on multi-culturalism >unday with a call for further meetings, more government at- and the ention to ethnic groups, ome parting shots at media. Reporting to the final day's meeting, Rudolph Helling, a irofessor at the University of Windsor, said that discussions n a committee on citizenship had centred on the establish- ment of a department of multi- Lethbrictge 79 Medicine Hat.....78 Pincher Creek '72 Calgary......... 76 Edmonton Banff........... 68 Grande Prairie 72 Peace River .71 79 66 Kamloops........81 Vancouver....... 69 Employees, which represents IB workers, have been in Dr. Thomas Symons, princi- Lant communication of Peterborough's Trent alternate meetings with said education ap- luebec government conciliator. The workers walked to be a stumbling block for immigrant children and told May 12 to back demands for jol security in a new contract. that workshops on education had recommended that monetary clauses in the agreement have been be taught in their own language until they learn Eng- Mr. Drapeau refused to or French. ment on the talks with Kay Livingston, who ment conciliator Yvon a number of work- eau, except to say that on the news media, said meetings' are to continue. Uncoilected garbage has believed there is a bias by the media in reporting ethnic rotting in city streets and park; and broken water mains Media workshops were among traffic lights have remained un repaired since the strike most popular at the government-sponsored congress. Missiiig seven-year-old seen with man say VANCOUVER (CP) escorted by a man to a car said Sunday that witnesses near her school. The little blonde girl has s e v e n-year-old Tanya the object of a massive missing since early Friday, search by police and volunteers Prince Albert Saskatoon Yorkton North Bay Regina...... Winnipeg Kcnora Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax 53 49 78 46 Fredericton ..75 54 Charlottetov.'n NOTICE COMMUNAL PROPERTIES STUDY By resolulion of Ihe Alberla Legislature on May 19, 1972 a select commillee of the Assembly was established lo invesligate the effects of the communal use of land on the economic ond social climate- of Alberta and to recommend such changes Tn policy and legislation, relative to the communal use of land, as may be cfeemed appropriate. Written briefs relaiing to this matter arp. therefore Invilea1 from any interested individuat, or group; for consideration by tha committee. All submissions most be hand written or typed, must bo signed by the individualfs) initialing the Brief, and must be received by the Commilfee Chairman, at the address below, not later than June 21st, 1972. Hon. P. W. Dowling, Chairman Communal Properties Study Room 228 Legislative Building, Edmonton GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA news affecting ethnic groups, and the moderator singled out the CBC for special criticism, stating the publicly-owned net- Pentfcton work catered to racial stereo- prince George types. HITS CRIME STORIES Elio Mandonla, an Italian community leader from To- ronto, received almost unani- mous approval from the more than delegates represent- ing 54 ethnic groups for his res- olution condemning the media for reporting the nationality of criminals. Jf every time someone of Eng- lish background was arrested and identified as British, he told cheering delegates, people would get tha impression that all Britishers are criminals. SENATOR MAKES ATTACK One of the strongest attacks on the media came Saturday night when Senator Paul Yuzyk said he is "appalled by the power of the press." An Ottawa newspaper, he said, had dis- criminated against him because he is a Ukrainian. Following a multi-cultural conference at Ottawa in 1068, he said, one city newspaper re- ported the conference but the otlior ignored it. When he complained to the paper, which lie refused to name, he was told the news- paper would never publish any- thing on multi-eulturalism. He was told by a newspaper official: "I respect you as a senator but I don't respect your 72 New York Miami...... Los Angeles Denver Mexico City Rome Paris 85 60 71 62 ..83 55 77 55 79 54 73 .77 London 61 Berlin 86 Amsterdam Madrid Stockholm 66 82 68 FORECASTS Lclhbridge, M e d iclne Hat. Calgary Today: Sunny. Highs 75-80. Winds occasion- ally .W15-20. Lows near SO. Tuesday: Sunny. Hlglis near 75. Kootcnay, Columbia To- day: Mainly sunny in the Koo- enay district, clouding over this evening. Mostly cloudy with a few showers in the Co- lumbia district. Winds rising to fresh southerly tliis afternoon. Tuesday: Mainly cloudy with a few showers, Isolated after- noon and evening thundershow- ers. Highs today, 70 In the north; around 80 in the south. Lows tonight, mid40s and upper 40s. Highs Tuesday, 65 to 72. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Fair today and tonight. A little wanner West portion today. Partly cloudy and warmer most sections Tuesday with widely scattered afternoon thundershowers. High tempera- tures today 75 to 85. Lows to- night 45 to 55. Highs Tuesday 85 to 05. West of Continental Divide- Fair and-warmer today and to- night. Partly cloudy and con- tinued warm Tuesday with widely scattered afternoon thundershowers. Highs today and Tuesday mostly 80s. Lows tonight 40 to 50. since her disappearance from the grounds of Charles Dickens Elementary School. The girl's father, Klaus Busch, a guard at the British Columbia Penitentiary in ad- jacent New Westminster, said in an interview Sunday he did not think his job had anything to do with his daughter's disap- pearance. 'I have had threats at the prison before, every guard he said. "But I'm sure this has nothing to do with my work. I think it was a child mol- ester who just happened to pick up Tanya." Several hundred volunteers responded to appeals lor help In locating the girl after radio broadcasts and newspaper re- ports of her disappearance. A helicopter was volunteered and six police used the craft to search beaches, gulleys and other areas while ground teams engaged in a house-to-house check. Mr. Busch, his wife Ingrid, have one other child five- year-old son Ralph, who at- tends a different school, name." The newspaper also refused to publish a letter of complaint, said the Conservative senator. And Jim Peters, an Arab-Ca- nadian representative, got an ovation when he mentioned "the fortunate demise o! the Toronto Telegram." Ride a hike to avoid pollution STOCKHOLM (CP) Ride a bicycle, suggests Maurice Strong, to avoid pollution. Leading a team of his cleri- cal staff, the Canadian born secretary general of the Unit- ed Nations environment confer- ence mounted a gaily colored bicycle today and sped off from the conference centre on a brief tour of Stockholm's city streets. Trailing behind him were some- of Sweden's bc-autieSj also on btkes. YOUR IRRIGATION NEEDS Are On Display In Our Showroom Now Q A M Irrigation Fittings Rainbird Sprinklers Alcaii Irrigation Tubing Ford Pumping Units leaders In the Irrigation Industry GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Irrigation and Farm Equipment Div. CoJlls Highway, Lethbridge, Phone.328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Leth. lion now on Highway 61, from bridge disrtict are bare and 12 miles east of the junction of dry. Highway 4 to Foremost. Also Highway 1, Trans Canada on Highway 61 from 1 milo Highway, bare and dry. south of Foremost to Many- 75 per cent loading restric- berries. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coulls 24 hours; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill Hykerls 8 s.rn, fo midnight. Chief Mountain 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wildhorse, 3 to 9 p.m. ;