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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Juno 12, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 23 RESCUED AFTER SEVEN-FLOOR FAIL -Window washer Thomas J. Buchanan, 27, is held by firemen and office workers (left and top right) after he and a companion fell seven floors when a scaffold gave way while they were working on the 15th floor of a downtown Atlanta building. Lower right, Buchanan smokes a cigarette while lying on floor awaiting an ambulance. He suffered minor injuries and shock. The other worker grabbed a rope and was rescued uninjured. Hundreds watched helplessly ai Thurs- day's drama unfolded. Foreign Investors Control Major Slice Of Oil Industry OTTAWA (CP) Non-resi- dents control 99.9 per cent of Canada's petroleum refining in- dustry based on 1967 corporate income tax returns, Parliament has been told. Assets reported by petroleum refining concerns in which non- residents owned the majority of voting shares amounted to The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE! I Trade Minister 1 Jean-Luc Pepin, who also holds the industry and commerce portfolio, says in a written Com- mons reply to questions by Ed Broadbent (NDP Oshawa- The 1967 figures are the latest available. Mr. Pepin also reported that: ownership of manu- facturing corporati oaf amounted to 56.7 per cent, worth based on 1967 tax returns. ownership of corpo- rations in the oil and gas well industry was 82.6 per cent, worth based on 1967 returns. ownership of metal mining corporations in 1967 was DIG THE MINI'S DURING DUNLOP FORD'S SATURDAY SALE MINI-PROFITSI FREE POP i, FOR THE KIDS! X 1970 FORD GALAXIE 500 4-DOOR SEDAN 351, V8 ensine, auto, Irons., P.S., P. brokes, white walls, wheel covers, rear defogger. At 5% Over Ford WHOLESALE Factory Invoice! DUNLOP FORD 1718 3rd Avenue S. Ph. 328-5526 MINI-SKIRTS! FREE STEAKS FOR MOM AND DAD AFTER PURCHASE! 1969 PONTIAC SEDAN 350, V8, auto, trans., P.S., P.B. Good rubber. Regular 42 per cent, worth Total assets of mining corpora- tions at least 50-per-cent owned by non-residents was (50.6 per cent of the total industry, worth ownership of corpo- rations in the primary metals group of the manufacturing di- vision in which at least half the shares were controlled by non- residents was 55.6 per cent of the total, worth Foreign ownership of the smelting and refining area of the same group was or 84.9 er cent of the total. BASED ON ASSETS Mr. Pepin said the measure of foreign ownership is based on the value of assets. said 1968 figures should be available from Dominion Bu- reau of Statistics by Nov. 30, with 1969 figures coming a year later. The figures were based on re- turns under the Corporations and Labor Unions Returns Act and corporation income tax re- turns. The delay in compiling figures arose from the fact that all re- turns for any given year had to be on hand to "establish the in- tercorporate relationships re- quired to estimate non-resident ownership." It took about a year to get the returns and an- other year to process them. The report was tabled in the Commons Wednesday. SUMMER YOUTH ACTIVITIES OFFERED BY THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT. YOUTH PROGRAM COMMITTEEE 7-8 p.m. June 15-Aug. Jazz Ballet and Creative Dance and Thurs. 2-4 p.m. June 23-Julr Make-up, Posture, Colour Co-ordination Basketball Jr. High League A June 16 League B June per person 5.00 per at Hamilton Jr. High, Monday, June 15, 1 p.m. Fishing June 13 5 a.m.-3 by Fish and Game Association Bike Races and Kile Centra for further announcements Barn Dance and 19 8-11 and Western Band Hen 6, 8 for further Folk Talent Novelty Swim conjunction with water shows' 'Registration for Registration for Creative Dancing Monday, June 15, Charm School Monday-Friday. June 9.4 p.m. at Yatcs Centre J5'I9, 9-4 p.m. at Votes Centre Expo 70 Attendance Figure OSAKA, Japan (AP) The Japanese who throng into Expo '70 rain or siiine collect foreign- ers' autographs, practise their English on other Asians and Knd their amusement every- where but at llic world fair's special amusement section. Almost h a 1 f w a y through Expo's six-month run, which opened March 15 and ends Sept. 13, this amusement section, Ex- poland, is proving to be one of the fair's few serious financial weak points. Some pavilions and food concessions there face seri- ous money troubles, apparently because there is just too much to do in Expo's main section. Generally, the fair is doing fine, with persons vis- iting it up until Wednesday- equivalent to one-quarter of Ja- pan's population. Sunday, the exposition, the first world's fair in Asia, reaches the halfway point, at which juncture Expo fi? in Montreal recorded an attend- ance figure of The predominantly-Japanese crowds patiently stand in long lines to see everything from a moon rock brought back to earth by United States astro- nauts to exhibits of Chinese cul- ture, the source of much of Ja- pan's culture. TRY OUT ENGLISH Foreign visitors often find themselves surrounded by school children, collecting auto- graphs, whose English seems limited to "Sign, please." But hostesses in some of the Asian pavilions find that these same youngster's love to try out their English on them, apparently fig- uring Asians aren't as likely to notice their mistakes as Canadi- ans, Britons and Americans arc. At first, some observers at Expo said the Japanese also "collected" pavilions, rather than really looking at them. The youngsters still are careful to "have notebooks stamped at the pavilions they visit, but the rushing through pavilions in a mad effoit to see everything has stopped, Patrick Reid, Can- ada's commissioner-general for Expo '70, said. Some of the problems pre- dicted at the beginning, Reid added, have not happened. With new roads and rail lines set up for the fair, transporta- tion is faster now than before Expo opened in March, he said, and no serious accommodations problems have been reported. Although only three-quarters the size of the grounds for Expo 67, the 815 acres at Expo '70 are set up to handle huge crowds, Reid said. The most visitors they have handled in one day were the who turned out on a bright Sunday, June 7. A good weekday brings out Besides Expoland, the popular Check River For Mercury Contamination EDMONTON (CP) govern ment biologists said Thursday they are "concerned" about the possibility of mercury contamination in the North Sas- katchewan River. Fish from the river in the Ed- monton area had been sent to the Freshwater Institute in Winnipeg fof testing. A report on them was expected in about a week. Dr. S. B. Smith, director of fish and wildlife for the pro- vincial department of lands and forests, said government biol- ogists now are taking a new sc- ries of water samples from (lie river. The biologists also hope to locate the source of the mer- cury, if there is contamination. music and drama entertainment programs at the Expo Hall, cen- trally located on the Expo mcrcial success, mainly be- cause there is plenty of enter- tainment to be seen, said Reid. grounds, have not been a com- j adding: "It's a feast." Appeal System EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta Social Development De- partment is setting up a sys- tem so persons can appeal gainst departmental decisions or policies. Letters have gone out to 10 Formn Idea Rejected By Colborne EDMONTON (CP) Munici- pal Affairs Minister Fred Col- borne of Alberta said Thursday he can see no advantage in a federal provincial municipal forum proposed by Robert An- dras, federal minister respon- sible for housing. Mr. Colborne says Alberta be- lieves the present constitutional framework does not provide an adequate place for municipali- ties, but a forum on urban af- fairs as proposed by Mr. Andras is not the answer. He said until municipalities are given areas of their own sovereignty, just as the federal and provincial governments have under the constitution, there will be no reason for them to be represented at that levc.. Municipal governments are heavily dependent financially on provincial governments. Un- til they have constitutional power in fields of their own "it would not be realistic" to give them a status they don't have, Mr. Colborne said. Plumbers Reject Bid EEGINA {CP) Plumbers and pipefitters, voting in four Saskatchewan cities, have turned down a proposed settle- ment of the two-month-old strike that has tied up con- struction. Union members held meet- ings Thursday night In Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw and Prince Albert and in each city decided against accepting a series of settlement proposals. The proposals, worked out by negotiators, have not been made public. The union mem- bers struck to support demands for a 17-per-cent raise over the previous scale of an hour for journeymen. provincial organizations asking for names of persons to serve on a centra! il-man citizens committee that will work out of Edmonton. The llth member is to be a professional person suggested by Ray Speaker, the Social Development Minister. Regional committees are pro- posed to be established later in Lethbridge, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Medicine Hat. An appeal would be handled first on a regional administra- tion basis. If the person is not satisfied, he could take his case to the regional committee. If he is still not satisfied, he could take it to the central commit- tee. This would be the final level of appeal, except for ac- cess to the Ombudsman. The committees also would suggest changes in social devel- opment policy. In addition, the committees could hear pro- posals from other organizations and i n d i v i d u a 1 s on policy change. Development of the concept is expected to move slowly at the start, officials said. Appeal activity likely will start in the public assistance operations of the social develop- ment department, then spread to child welfare and other de- partments. JOINS BENY'S SALES STAFF ,4, JIM NACHAY Jim has been employed with Beny's for six years as a service advisor. He also had 6 years previous automotive experience. Jim was born and raised in Taber and is well known to many. He is a married man with three children. He welcomes his many friends and acquain- tances to see him at Beny's for their motoring needs. He will be very pleased to be of service fo them. FED UP? Sick and tired of punching that clock? Here is an opportunity to be your own boss. We need respon- sible agents and dealers to open untapped areas of Western Canada. Excellent profits to right person, fully protected areas. We train you completely. FOR FULL INFORMATION CONTACT OF CANADA 10125 82nd Ave., Edmonton Phone 432-7171 Get astride the exciting life 250cc Starfirc Exciting new shape and trim for 70: red, white and wild yonder blue. Beauti- ful balance Is the key to the Slarfire's success with knowing cyclists: an Amal con- centric fed single ohv power plant, perfect- ly matched with tha big, double-leading shoe front brake ii lakes to tame it. 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