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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, H 1970 Volunteers Stationed At Banff BANFF (CP) Three vol- unteers from the Calgary drug crisis and information centre have been stationed in Banff for the summer to work among the transient youth population. Volunteers Eric Szentgrothy, Don Adams and Rick Low will work with a budget pro- vided by the provincial health department. Mr. Szentgrothy will co-orin- ate the project, which will pro- vide information on drug use and assistance to users with problems, assist in supervising n tentless campground and pro- vide daily feed-ins for hungry transients. Mel Findlay. southern Alber- ta consultant" for the depart- ment of social development, was expected to arrive later this week to begin a two-week survey of youth problems in Banff" National Park, 75 miles west of Calgary. HIGHLY PRIZED Falcons were highly prized to the middle ages. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS 4 AUTO FIRE ROSSiTER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4th Aye. S. Phone 327-1541 Czech Athlete Assailed PRAGUE (AP) Vera Od- lozilova-Caslavska, Czechoslo- vak Olympic gymnastics cham- pion, was assailed by the press today for refusing to repudiate her support of a declaration which the g o v e r n m e n t has branded as counter-revolution- ary. Many prominent pel-sous who signed the 1968 declaration, enti- tled Two Thousand Words, have since dissociated themselves from it, says the newspaper Nova Svcbcda received from the city of Ostrava. But, it says, the gymnastics champion ha c o n f'i r m e d her sigivatur "through a subsequent declara tion." Following her refusal to disso elate herself from the declara tion, Mrs. Odlozilova-Caslavsk was refused permission to mak an exhibition trip to Japai where she has been extreme] popular since the 1964 Olympi Games, informed sources sait They added that her husband Jssef Odlozii, lias been unabl to get work in his speciality a a sporls trainer. Former Prime Minister Quits PRAGUE (Reuters) Old- rich Cernik, former Czechoslo- vak prime minister and one of the leading reformers of 1963, resigned Tuesday as minister of technical and investment devel- opment. The CTK news agency said he resigned at his own request. But he was widely believed to be facing party discipline, and loss of the ministerial post to which he was assigned in Jan uary, because of his actions ir 1968 under former pally leade Alexander Dubcek. Cernik, 49, was the last of the leading reformers to retain a prominent position in Czech oslovak party and governmen life. All the others, including Dubcek, gradually were re moved fron? power after the August, 1968, invasion by War saw pact troops'. Valuable Mink Coat Returned SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) The Australian customs de- partment has returned a valua- ble mink coat to a woman who staged a two-day protest at Syd- ney's International Airport after its confiscation. A departmental spokesman said today it has been estab- PHILLIPS CABLES (WESTERN) LTD, Require Permanent Male Production Employees at their plant in Sentinel. Average pay rate is 2.85 per hour plus such nefits as group life insurance available. Approxi- tely 50% medicare paid by company and company id pension plan. ben mately paid pension plan. Please Call or Write CANADA MANPOWER FEDERAL BLDG., BLAIRMORE For Interview: PHONE 562-2816 I lished the coat was by Anya Staner more than five years ago. Customs officers impoundec the coat Saturday because they said it looked new and they wanted to check how old it was Mrs. Staner, travelling on a Canadian passport, said the coat was purchased in Winnipeg about five years ago with com pensation paid to her aftei being in the German concentra tion camp Auschwitz during the Second World War. WILL LAY OFF 142 MEN TORONTO (CP) De Havil- land Aircraft of Canada Ltd. will layoff 142 employees June 26 when it closes its Twin Otter production line in Toronto. Wil- liam Con-ell, vice president of industrial relations, said the shutdown was prompted by lack of orders for the plane. Herome Bias, president of Local 112, United Auto Workers said the union was informed the lay- off would be three months. 'I Cattle Hormone Incites Cancer WASHINGTON (AP) Resi- dues of an artificial hormone known to incite cancer are being delected in the United States beef supply. The residues are occurring in violation of fed- eral with the knowl- edge of government agencies charged with enforcing the law. The fed cattle to stimulate weight gains. Federal law limits its use and decrees "no residue of the addi- tive" is allowed in meat reach- ing the consumer. But the U. S. government's own spot checks detect DES residues in about one of every 200 cattle slaughtered. Applying this figure to the cat- tle marketed last year meant residues were present in more than Meat with residues is con- demned when found. Bui Dr. C. D. Van Houweling of the Food and Drug Administration said: "I don't see how you can keep it all out. You can't put an inspector at the shoulder of every fanner, veterinarian and meat packer in the country." DIRECTOR NOT WORRIED Van Houweling, director of the FDA's bureau of veterinary medicine, said the amounts of residue are too small to cause worry. "Most of us can't get too ex- cited about the occasional ani- mal showing up two parts per billion (of he said. However, official records show the residues in beef last year ranged from eight to 100 parts per billion. Discovery of residues o f 45 parts per billion in chickens prompted the FDA 10 years ago to ban as "unsafe" the use of the hormone in poultry produc- tion. About the same time the gov- ernments of France, Switzer- land arid The Netherlands out its use in fattening beef catUe. Keaseachers have determined that .00007 of a milligram of the hormone has caused cancer in mice. But defenders of DES note there are no known cases of humans getting cancer from eating beef with the residues. In Ottawa, a health depart- ment official said regulations for the hormone stilhestrol are similar to those in the United States. Canadian federal law requires that "none of the material is present in the tissue when the meat is sold for human con- official said. The hormone can be used for fatten- ing beef cattle but is prohibited for poultry. Agriculture department offi- cials responsible for approving meat for human consumption could not i m m e d i a e 1 y be reached tor comment on whether or how often any hor- mone residue is discovered. ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION WINNIPEG (CP) Dr. W. C. Lockhart, president of the University of Winnipeg, has an- nounced his resignation, effec- tive Sept. 1971. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 Greene Talks 'Kick In The Teeth" CALGARY (CP) Mayor Rod Sykcs says recent speeches by Energy Minister J. J. Greene were "a kick in the teeth" for the city. The mayor told a news con- ference the minister was "com- pletely negative and destruc- tive" in his recent speeches oral his nationalistic economic pol- icies could discourage foreign investment in Canada. "investment is tire key to our prosperity and it's a tragedy that people in Ottawa like Joe Greene are kicking Ihc very foundation of our prosperity." Mr. Greene told the American Association of Petroleum Geolo- gists curlier tin's week that Can- ada was willing to discuss en- ergy matters with tire United States despite the U.S. import quota on Canadian oil. In a speech last month in Denver, the minister rejected the idea of a continental en- ergy policy and saiil the na- tion's energy resources must re- main in Canadian hands. SHOES ON SIXTH STREET Halllnswartih' 'nature's own bubbles' The natural'choice for entertaining! Nature's own bubbles... naturally light, lively flavour... and our traditional wine-making process, make this the one wine you can serve with confidence anytime! Calona Crackling Rose. Try this sparkling pink, champagne- quality wine next time you entertain. Your guests will appreciate your good taste... and ours! Calona Western Canada's leading winemaker. 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