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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Remindi You lo reconfirm reservations on international flights 72 hour} before departure CENTRE VIUAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The letkbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridgc, Alberta, Friday, June 23. 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 710 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a ipart pair of glaum for holiday Executive named The 1972-73 executive ol the Genetics Society of Canada was elected Thursday, with Dr. Margaret Thompson, senior staff geneticist oi the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children named as president. Dr. James Miller, University of British Columbia geneticist, assumes the vice-president's position. The western directors arc Dr. John Hammerton, univer- sity of Manitoba, and Dr. E. A. Heard, of Swift Current. Dr. Peter Moens of York Un- iversity is the new eastern dir- ector and Dr. Lawrence Evans of Ihe University of Manitoba is the secretary. Puppet 'workshops on string Tuesday, the Civic Centre Playground is sponsoring a puppet workshop and Thursday, a string puppet workshop. These events arc being held in the afternoon at the Yates Memorial Centre for hoys and girls eight to 14 years old. Under the supervision of pro- gram workers, the youngsters will create, design, and make their own puppets; build their own scenery; write their own script and produce a puppet show. The minimum age for the string puppet workshop will be 10 years, due to the complexity of operating a siring puppet. At the end of the afternoon sessions a public performance will take place at the Yates Memorial Centre. Once the puppets are made and the show completed the puppets belong to the creator. All the children need to bring is their imaginations. For more information con- tact The Community Summer Program, telephone Meeting set Plans to improve 43rd St. are on the agenda for a meeting be- tween city engineering depart- in e n t representatives and County of Lethbridge council- lors at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the countyj office on 13th St. S. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFiniNG SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 'Fine neighbors" County drops idea of Hutterite brief By GREG MelNTYRE Herald Staff Writer After a stormy few minutes, the County of Lethbridge coun- cil realized it could not reach any agreement about whether or not Hutterite colonies should be limited in size. So council decided not to make any presentation to a special committee of Ola Alber- ta legislature looking into the issue. The committee, which in- cludes Leighton Buckwell (SC- Macleod) and Ted Hinman (SC-Canlston) is to report to tlie legislature by Oct. 20 on "the effects of the communal use of land on the economic and social climate of Alberta." Tiie committee has requested all municipal councils, groups and individuals in the proviuco to express their views. Lethbridge County Council- lor 0. E. Wobick said the coun- cil should present a brief to the legislative committee. Mr. Wobick opposed legisla- tion the Communal Proper- ties Act which limits the size of Hutterite land holdings. "Whether we do or we don'l have enough Hutterites in the county I don't believe in he said. "Yes, hut they have a differ- SO THAT'S HOW TRUCKS REST Minor injuries to one cow and damage to o caltle truck, a parked car and a telephone booth resulted from a freak accident at Ihe intersection of 3rd Ave. and 5lh St. S. shortly after 7 a.m. today. City police report a cattle truck driven by James Landuit, of Blavislown, Iowa, overturned when the truck turned easl and the 20 registered catllo it was transporting turned south, placing all Ihe weight on the inside side of the turning truck. The parked car smashed by Ihe truck is owned by Charles Kunimolo, 2006 6lh Ave. A N., the phone booth is owned by the AGT. At press time the 20 head of cattle were reported in a pen neor the Sir Alexander Gait Museum. The cattle were herded to the pen by city police constables helped by several bystanders. -Elwood Ferguson Photo. County budget set at million Compulsory sterilization laws opposed by geneticists' meet By RICHARD HURKE ifcrald Staff Writer Canadian geneticists have once again come out in strong opposition to the compulsory sterilization law in British Col- umbia and have called for im- mediate repeal of, the act. At the same time, the Genet- ics Society ot Canada has ac- knowledged a recent repeal of a similar act in.Alberta. At a news conference Thurs- day. Dr. James Miller, presi- dent-elect of the society, said Ihe laws were enacted on the "naive assumption that if you stop people from reproducing, it will solve problems." The acts were intended to prevent the reproduction of in- dividuals with mental illness.by compulsory sterilization. There is "little scientific validity either in their theoretical gen- etic basis or social re- the society says. Often, execution ot the act Man is unlikely to mutate, U.S. geneticist tells meet geneticist o PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS Here's a thought worth your serious consideration. A nation- wide study of fatal accidents has revealed that people who have been injured in rural areas are almost Sfour times more (liable to die of I, t h e i r injuries I than those who 1 have been in jur- ied in city or ur- 5 ban areas! The I surprising- fact, developed by the American Medical Association's Council on Rural Health, turns out lo be that accidents and injuries suffered in rural areas are actually less serious than those occurring in city or urban areas. The danger in the rural areas seems to be closely re- lated to the inability to render effective first aid and quick hospitalizalion. Let's all be careful, wherever we are; but especially so when we're "out in the country." Here at Stubbs Pharmacy, the filling of your prescription is our main reason for being in business. 1506 9lh Ave. S. is I ho address where we're al- ways glad to see and be of service to you. Open daily a.m. lo p.m. Sundays and Holidays p.m. lo p.m. and p.m. to p.m. "Man is here to Dr. Ledyard Stebbins said here Thursday, and is likely to re- main unchanged for thousands of years. Dr. Stebbins, a plant geneti- cist from the University of Cal- ifornia at Davis, spoke to about 200 geneticlsls at Sven E rick- sen's Family Restaurant. Man, more than any other organism, has the potential to remain unchanged, Dr. Steb- bins said. "Plants and most animals must adapt to their environ- ment, but man makes the envi- ronment adapt to him." Evolutionary changes might }est be discovered by Ihe study of planls, Dr. Stebbins said. Thirty years ago, he planted strains of South African rass and only recently found genetic change. The change might, "in an- other 30 herald the tart of a new species with 'new he said. Planls have changed radical- y, but man is the same now, jasically, as he has been for housands of years. Man is part if the two per cent that re- mains of some 100 million species which have existed dur- ing the history of evolution. RELIEVES GAS PAINS 197] VW SUPERBEETLE 1970 TOYOTA 1900 cc 1968 DATSUN 160O 1965 FALCON 1969 VW 7 Pasiengftr Bus All unils A-l and extra clean RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd AVI. and T4lh SI. t. Salei 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4351 has seen individuals sterilized who "do not have a genetically determined that is, the disease would not likely be passed on from parent to child. The act hasn't been used in years in B.C., Dr. Miller said, but had been used in, recent years in this province. B.C. is the only province in Canada with the "antiquated" law, Dr. Miller said. Dr. Miller is chairman o! the committee on genetics as it re- lates to social problems, of the genetics society. He said the committee has recently considered abortion and genetics counselling along with sterilization to bring to the attenlion of provincial and fed- eral governments the society's stand. The statement on steriliza- tion came during the 17th an- nual meeting of the Genetics Society of Canada, which con- cludes today. Dr. Miller Is head of the medical genetics division of tha University of British Columbia. Bacterial drug resistance shoiving up in research A road oiling program and a small fleet of gravel trucks are among new expenditures in the County of Lethbridge 1972 bud- get of million up about five per cent from 1971. The largest .stogie item is million to operate the county's 19 schools and pay sal- aries for 170 teachers. Tire 1972 budget is 174.18 compared with 1G5.26 last year. The county will oil about 20 miles of roads within its 800, 000-acre territory this summer. Last year crews applied the dust settling program to just over one mile of. road. Included in the Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 1972 budget are four diesel tandem dump trucks to be used mainly for hauling gravel. County secretary Bob Madill said the Canadian Union ol Public Employees signed its first contract with the loca] council to cover about 50 out- side workers in April. The labor contract provided raises of about 25 per cent for those employees over one year lie said. The average salary in crease for the county's admin istrative staff was about six per cent. County council has approve( a new mill rate schedule up 4.6 mills from the 1971 budget The 1972 mill rate is 79.' mills. This Is composed of: Certain disease-causing bac- teria have been found capable of picking up resistance to anti- biotic drugs, Dr. Kenneth San- derson, a biologist at the Uni- versity of Calgary, said here Thursday. Research done on E. Coli, bacteria found in the human digestive tract, shows that 30 per cent of the tracteria can Mougolism tests suggested Tests to check for possible mongolism in unborn babies should bo offered to all preg- nant women over 35, Dr. J. L. Hammerton, western director of the Genetics Society of Can- ada said here Thursday. "No pregnancy of a woman over 35 should go through with- out her being offered this test during her pre-natal Dr. Hammerton, a pedialrics pro- fessor at the University of Manitoba, said. However, the women should be given Ihe test only if they are willing to consider an abor- tion, Dr. Hammerton said. "There is no point in doing the test he said. Women over 35 have only 10 per cent of all babies, but have 50 per cent of all babies suf- fering from mongolism, he said. A test conducted during the early part of the pregnancy, aboul the I5th week, involves faking fluid from the women through abdominal wall by a needle. An aborlion could be performed before the 20th week, Ihe safe period sug- gested by the medical associa- tion. ANTIQUE AND BY-GONE AUCTION SALE AT THE AUCTION BARN SAT., JUNE 24th -10 A.M. Itemt on display Frl., Juno 23 7-10 p.m. 2508 2 Avenue N. Lethbridge Phone 327-1222 Additional collectable item: will be received up until tale time. pass the resistance on lo other strains, Dr. Sanderson told members of the Genetics Soci- ety of Canada meeting at the University of Lefhbridge. Dr. Sanderson warned against unprescribed antibio- tics because of this resistance ransfer ability. The findings came out in one of more than 80 papers present- ed by scientists at the meetings. The presentation of the papers offers those in highly specialized fields to exchange information with scientists from other parts of Canada, Dr. J. D. Childs of the Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. in Chalk River, Ont. said. Calpas named director John Calpas, regional super visor for the extension division of the department of agricul lure for Lethbridge since 1969 has been named direelir of thi division for Alberta. As the director, Mr. Calpa will have responsibility for ex tension programs and certain aspects of rural and resource development programs in th six agricultural regions of th province. In addition, he will have re sponsibility for the program professional and leadershi training secretariats of the de pariment of agriculture. FAMILY DINING EVERY SUNDAY! EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU DINNER MUSIC 6 to 8 p.m. MISS VALERIE HORVATH and EDDIE GNANDT DINE and DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT "THE CHARADES" 8 TO 12 P.M. NO COVER CHARGE M Tf4C OU) TWUXT1OH OF WECT hool foundation program 32.' ills, municipal purposes 22.6 ills, schools 16.7 mills, the xjthbridge municipal hospi I 4.2 mills, the Barons ureka health unit at Coaldali 7 mills and recreation 1. lills. There are people living i the County of Lethbridge, nt kind of Councillor Iteve Slemko argued. "Thais none of our busi- said Councillor Wobick. 'But the economy of the ountry is our de- clared Councillor Jim Nicol. Councillor Miro Tomasta said f the law is going to limit Hutterile land, then "you've ;ot big American corporations mying up the counfry, so let's ilop 'em all." Mr. Wobick said he'd ra- her Hullerites bought up al- jerta than American corpora- lions. Mr. Nicol said Hulteriles don't support local business, health facilities or schools. Mr. Wobick said "you don't accept their ways cither, so why should they." He said in the 11 years he has been on council, there has never been a single problem brought for- ward about Hutlcriles. Councillor Tomasla agreed. "They're the finest neighbors you can have." Reeve Dick Papworlh sup- ported the law limiting Hutter- ile land holdings, but said "I donl' think we can come lo an agreement about this.'1 Council instructed county secretary Bob Madili to deter- mine how much of the acre county It in the hands of Hutleritcs. Comity mil give support :o simplified tax notices At the fall meeting o? the ilberta Rural Municipalities the County of will support a pro- est against recent legislation aking taxation notices more omplex. The association will likely equest the Alberta govern- icnt to eliminate a recent reg- lation requiring tax notices to how a breakdown of items in [ollars. Until the taxation act was County notes John Murray of Lefhbridge will be the County of Leth- bridge representative on a lo- cal agricultural advisory com mittee. Committees are being set up in communities across Alberta >y the provincial government. Representatives will come "rom business, farm and lay groups. The County of Lethbridge contribute this year to the anadian Cancer Society. Employees of the County ol Lethbridgc get a holiday Mon day, July 3 to compensate for the July 1 Dominion Day hoi !day which falls on a Saturday tills year. mended at the spring leglsla- ure, tax notices were only re- quired to show a breakdown o( .he mill rate. County secretary Bob Maditl said the new notice is an ministrative "nightmare" re- quiring a computer to cal- culate. 'The computer boys must lave been pushing this Councillor Henry Nummi quip- ped. Since county tax notices hava already been printed for this year, .the new complication will not apply until next year, said Councillor O. E. Wobick. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAF Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-282? 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