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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta OH DEM WATERMELONS Four-year-old Paul Boots, sporting junior farmer's overalls, boxing gloves and an iroquois enjoys a chunk of wafermelon. He is Ihe son of John Boots, a key figure behind the Mohawk oc- cupation of Stanley and Loon Islands in the Lawrence River, east of Cornwall, Onf, HOLLA. Mo. (AP) A co- pilot in the form of a com- puter that will tell a driver how to manoeuvre his car is undergoing research at a branch of the University of Missouri. The research group at Hol- la's Transportation Institute is testing a driver-assistance system that will use a small computer and a highly-sensi- tive sensor installed in an pu- tomobile. It would pick up in- formation stored in magnets in the road. The system may eventually tell a driver such things as whether lie is to the right or left in a larifi, whether the road curves ahead, whether there are icy spots coming up, and how well he is driving over-all. Tile clu'ef investigator on the project is Dr. Ken Duni- pace, associate professor of electrical engineering. The system may work in several different ways, he says, but probably something like this: Magnets mil be installed in the read at a certain spacing. The sensor in the car will pick up road information from the magnets and feed it into a computer. The information will be relayed to the driver visually via arrows and dots projected on the windshield. Dunipace says the arrows will point straight ahead if the car is in proper position, to the left if a left turn is neces- sary and to the right if a right turn is upcoming. And the dots will outline the road ahead. New information could he fed into the magnets each day by highway saiety officials, such as what spots are icy after a winter storm. Crazy Cops Blow The Whistle Tomorrow! Job Agencv o Ordered To Close Bowir QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec representatives of M o t h e r s' Summer Helpers, a Toronto agency which finds domestic employment for French-Cana- dian girls, has been ordered by the Quebec labor department to stop operating as a recruiting ;ent. Therese Fournier, an English teacher and former RCAF re- cruiting officer, has been proc- essing applications in her subur- ban home here. Minister Pierre porte has ordered an investiga- ion of the agency which takes one-third of each girl's weekly salary, ranging from ro The girls learn English while working a.s domestics and baby-. sitters for Toronto-area families [luring the summer. Many of recruits arc from large fam- ilies in rural areas. j Richard Poritz, 25, an em-1 ployec of a Toronto manage-' nient consultant, firm who runs j the agency on ;i part-time basi.s j said Mothers' Summer Helpers I is licenced only by Ihe Ont.irioj j labo" department. He mil have a Quebec permit. Me began planning the .xr.nry late in 1067 as a. personal cen- tennial project ,nnd placed ,10 girls in the summer of IOCS. In 1963 a of no girls '.vein hired and Mr. J'oritz was rount.- i ins on 150 thia year, To Hide On Languages Controversy dJ CJ mcnt "has nothing to hide it states quite emphatically that C inada cannot exist without 1 rench-spcakinf ininoritics flourishing healthily outside the province of Quebec." However, he also told repre- gained strength and Vigor." But, the federal government is not interested in Ihe mere survival of minority communities. The communities must adopt a "do-it-yourself" attitude. "If you just want to definitely we are not Inlcr-estcd. "If you want our culture and language to flourish, Uie government of Canada will help you, and the social action branch of my department will expand its budget to do so. It's up to those young French-Canadians (in Quebec) who believe that our culture and language are dying, I say it's up to you whether they do or not." The minister said that when he visited Manitoba in 1966 the average age of members cultural organizations was about 60. Last year, the average age was about 30. The minister's speech Sunday was given a standing ovation. The meeting, organized by the Federation dcs Centres dc la Province do Quebec, with the aim of showing French cultural organizations outside the province what could be dono to stimulate French culture, received a subsidy of from Mr. Pcllctier's department. Million Movie Rapped By C X, A established outside Quebec: can Canada exist unless HOLLYWOOD (AP) advisory when liked Airport, by Hailey, they will agree 1 can the trend of low-budget, the .English-speaking suspense" Wed to jam a suburban merly of Toronto. One called whatever I films. in Quebec has every outdated" theatre showing than you expect enthusiastic, definitely bringing back to flourish in the same entertainment'' Are critics out of touch very handsomely "boy wonder" lost audience that hasn't 1 About 150 delegates and public single let-down in its 37 films as producer going to movies for years. i ervers from across Canada "bore" "lousy" Airport producer and 17 minutes as associate other studio is doing tended the four-day who has felt their escapist therapy." grossed at Rider. But now Columbia that ended Sunday in this were some of the found public approval it's a "thriller of announced it's changing its 1 munity, 30 miles west of at the movie Airport, a interest and Thoroughly Modern and will not necessarily adaptation of find that Uie critics do mixed reviews hut budgets. Other producers s While 25 years ago Uie suspenseful best one tiling as far a dozen years ago, than stands told me they realize they s tion of French-Canadian loves, hatreds and a the public will go to "they knocked studio's current make pictures fof every 1 munities1 seemed hopeless aboard an movie or not. I have the and it was one of the group." 1 1 ide Quebec province, the In 12 weeks' release to please, not the grossers ever exciting as the public sak'. he's receiving letters i 1 ter said "not only are you has grossed more have a right to of Ail-port, parents thanking him for in existence but you Police broadcast reviewers, it's thev want. In turn I Hunter, is the fact that a family-type picture. vast new yfor A 50-foot thick coa! of one of Ihe richest coking coal deposits in the world. There are more than a billion tons of high grade coking coal here in Canada's largest coal mine, which has just been dedicated in th3 southeast comer of British Columbia. People have known about this fabulous coal deposit for years; but they didn't have the market or the technology to get the coal out and into the mainstream of international commerce. Today, Kaiser Resources Is putting new fife into these historic old mines. The project called for big equipment: mammoth 200-ton tracks, the largest walking drag line in Canada, and CP Rail's unit train operation. These "perpetual motion" trains hooking up 11 88 haul the coal700 miles to cur new bulk loading facility at the Roberts Bank superport, just south of Vancouver. The project called for big money. Kaiser Resources has already invested million. The project called for big experience. Long experience in the production and shipment of coking coal and iron ore for steelmaking has helped us to move this coal into world markets. What does this mean to Canada? More jobs, new houses in new communities, more lax revenue, bigger and better transportation equipment and port facilities, a big new life for an old and a billion dollars in foreign exchange to help our balance of payments over the next fifteen years. The coal fields of British Columbia are Inly on the threshold of becoming avast new source of energy for the world. 1535 Bentall Centra Two 555 Burrard Street, Vancouver 1, B.C. ;