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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuradty, March 7, 1974 THE LCTHBftlDOE HERALD Kissinger fears France trying to separate U.S., Common Mart Native born Curator Larry Lesage of Vancouver's Stanley Park Zoo takes an egg from an emu bird that he hopes will produce the city's first native-born emu. Ten big green emu eggs have been placed in incubators. The zoo will know in mid-April whether any of the eggs hatch. 6Dear Doctor' letter call to arms against VD By JEFF CARRUTHERS Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The federal health department, the Cana- dian Medical Association, and the Association des Medecins de Langue Francaise du Canada have made an unprecedented joint written appeal to Canadian doctors to become more active in combatting veneral disease. In a "Dear Doctor" letter to all Canadian physicians, the two national medical associ- ations and the health depart- ment note it is absolutely necessary that a major effort by the medical profession be mounted if the rising tide of veneral disease syphillis and gonorrhea is to be brought under control. The two-page letter, accom- panied by a VD treatment guide prepared by the CMA, calls on doctors to review their current participation and performance "as a physician in the control of venereal disease." "If your personal reas- sessment leaves any doubt about your knowledge of per- formance, please consult your peers in this area of the letter suggests. The letter also warns that if a doctor uses VD treatments other than that recommended in the accompanying guide ap- proved by provincial epidemiologists and directors of veneral disease programs, then the doctor has a professional and a "moral responsibility to ensure that it is as effecive, or an im- provement on, that recom- mended by your peers." Experts all agree, the letter states, "that effective veneral disease control demands effective case reporting and contact tracing, adequate follow-up and good clinical management of known and suspected cases." The letter concludes. "The effective control of venereal disease requires your positive co- operation is not enough." Theiethbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS The last concrete poured at the Jerel of the CN Tower, which will be.. feet tall after a communications mast Is added. HOW DO YOU RATE? 71 to SO pointt Good 91 to 100 poMt TOP SOME Cl to 70 potato Fair. SI to SO EwHtom CO or Under? HVmrt FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION How do you Interpret the British election results? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger trav- elled to the Mideast to try to work out a mili- tary disengagement agreement between Israel and a-Syria b-Libya c-Egypt 2 The official Mideast peace talks have been in recess. What European city is the site of the talks? 3 The Trudeau government announced a proposal that would immediately Increase the size of the House of Commons from the current seats to 278 seats. a-244 b-254 264 4 (CHOOSE ONEi Yvan Cournoyer, Phil Esposito) became the 10th player in National Hockey League history to collect a total of points. 5 Premier (CHOOSE ONEi Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung) said China's anti-Confucius, anti- Lin Hao campaign would be pushed "to the end" out would not interfere with China's foreign policy. PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....persecute a-not permitted 2.....prosecute 3.....execute 4.....illicit 5.....elicit b-cause to suffer c-carry out d-draw forth e-take legal action against an accused PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can comedy match with the dues. 1.... John Turner a-Agriculture Minister 2....Jules Leger 3.....Dennis Murphy 4.....Eugene Whelan b-Governor-General c-President, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. d-Flnance Minister e-President, World Hockey Association STUDENTS Save This Practice Examination! Valuable Reference Material for Exams. 5.....Laurent Plcard 34-74_____________________________ ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Inc. By DAVID BINDER New York Times Service WASHINGTON Top Nixon administration officials say the government has begun re-examining its policy toward France in view of what it regards as the French policy of trying to separate Loan appeals March 13 Post-secondary students who are not satisfied with the reasons given for their application for student loans being refused by the Alberta student finance board will be given the right to appeal the decision in Lethbridge March 13. Students from the Lethbridge Community College, the Medicine Hat College and the U of L who wish to appeal must submit their names to the secretary of the Alberta student finance board in Edmonton before March 13. Representatives of the board will also hold a ques- tion and answer period at 7 p.m. March 13 for students who have concerns about the distribution of student loans. It will be held in the big lecture theatre in the physical education fine arts building on campus. the European Common Market from the United States. For at least two weeks Secretary of State Kissinger and his aides, including specialists on France, have been studying the options open to them in dealing with France both directly and in her capacity as an influential member of the market. Kissinger is described 'by the officials as wishing to avoid a confrontation that would inevitably compel France's West European partners to choose between Paris and Washington. But he is apparently contemplating future developments or circumstances that might compel the United States to make its position known in a stiff speech, or a diplomatic note, or even in some action detrimental to French interests perhaps in the area of defense policy. In the long run, the officials said, the continuation of the present trend in French policy as being pursued by President Pompidou and Foreign Minister Michel Jobert would make "Atlantic co-operation" between the United States and Western Europe virtually impossible. Kissinger is understood to have been resentful of what he regards as efforts since last July to obstruct and delay a reaffirmation of trans- Atlantic ties in a joint declaration between tne and the nine Common Market countries. More recently he was reportedly annoyed by what he felt were French attempts to wreck the conference of major oil-consumer countries in Washington last month first by promoting oil deals with the Arab oil-producing nations and then by trying to pressure the other west Europeans to reject the Kissinger proposal for a joint approach by the consumer countries to the Arab producers. Kissinger's pique was reportedly sharpened by what he determined was a French inspired offer of long-term economic and technical co- operation by the Common Market countries. But he was said to have begun his review of policy toward France regretfully. "This one aide said, "has done more toward rapproachement with France than any other since the war. Nixon really turned handsprings to try to restore amity with France." As recently as last November, Kissinger was praising France's "constructive role" in shaping a new declaration of purpose for the 15-nation North Atlantic Treaty Organization NDP convention in Edmonton Friday EDMONTON (CP) Alberta New Democrats will be looking for the magic formula to give the West its fourth NDP provincial government this weekend during the party's annual convention in Edmonton. While Ed Schreyer, Allan Blakeney and Dave Barrett have led the NDP to victory in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia respectively, Alberta leader Grant Notley has been able only to win one seat for the party in the 75-seat Alberta Legislature. Mr. Notley will speak to the convention Friday night. National leader David Lewis will address the banquet and dance Saturday night. Sears Always a step ahead We service what we sell, coast-tocoast Each Coldspot is covered by dependable labour and parts warranties lus Simpsons-Sears exclusive 'Satisfac- tion or money refunded' guarantee. Charge your Coldspot freezer on your all-purpose account Really big! With a freezer section that holds 155 Ibs. 17 1 cu ft Frostless Coldspot refrigerator never needs defrosting Features True Zero freezer 'or last freeing butter conditioner Jets you droose the