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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 U1HBR1DGEHERAID-Wednesday, Mnrth 14, 1973 Population growtli contentious topic TORONTO (CP) Host Ca- nadian polilicians understanda- bly are reluctant to oppose motherhood. It's a topic with too many contentious implications, among them economic and religious. But many individuals and groups are actively concerned about Canada's rate of popula- tion growth. Dr. Marian Powell is one. She heads a new population unit at the School of Hygiene, Univer- sity of Toronto. We've got problems right row with 22 million she said. 'We've got to adjust and come to terms with population and environment." Although the Canadian North appears an obvious area for population spread, she said il can support little agriculture and the climate is virtualy in- tolerable. When the North's resources eventually are in production i will be comparable to oil finds In the Sahara Desert with rela lively few workers at the source of supply. "We need to change the em- phasis on said Dr. Powell. I'm worried about all these super-cilies and people rushing to move into them. "We must take into account the social and environmental cos Is of this shift lo the really weigh the so-called bene- its of urban living.' SEEKS BALANCE One group, Zero Population Growth, believes Canada now should begin to reduce its growth, aiming at a stable pop- ulation of 30 million by 20J4 AD. Tills would be achieved if each woman had an average of 2.1 children, said the group, thereby maintaining a.balance between births and deaths. Dr. Powel said more studies are needed on fertility rates and lo define the absolute limits of population. And all Canadian women should have access to birth control information, to sterilization and abortion serv- ices. displays to be supervised SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK The cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd AVE. 3. PHONE 327-6070 Over the bounding drain telhbridge isn't the only place thai has lo put up with the whims and fancies of the weather. A rainfall in Hssex County, Ont., brought flooding and a lighter side to the downpour as residents enjoyed pre-season canoeing fun. Paddling along a flooded street right: Greg Garroct, 6; Brian Ferguson, 10; and Jeff Garrod, 4. drain are left to Kevin McCarthy, JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE SPRINC SALE All UNIFORMS RANT SUITS DOCTORS', NURSES' BEAUTICIANS, etc. (White-Colored) 10% 50% off JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE 5th ST S. UPSTAIRS PHONE 328-3631 Woman reunited with lost family TORONTO (CP) Courses re to be held in every prov- to teach people how to andle a fireworks display. Revised regulations under the 'anada Explosives Act say all igh-hazard fireworks for rec- ealion must be fired under the upervision of a fireworks su- pervisor. Fireworks supervisors must le 18 years of age or older ad have completed an approv- ed course given by an agency authorized by Resources Can- ada, explosives division. In a ew cases, the federal chief in- spector of explosives may au- horize expert candidates cannot take the course. The no-charge course is being offered in Ontario by the On lario Safety League, in con junction the Canada Safe- ty Council. In other provinces courses are being arranged b; the provincial fire marshals' of fices. The courses will teach candi dates federal regulations am local prohibitions, describe fireworks and how o select a site for a display, iow to make sure it is safe and what to do after the display n the interests of safety. APPLICATION REQUIRED As a further check on the raining requirement, the fed- eral government will have lic- ensing agreements with manu- "acturers and distributors that require that an application to jurcliase accompany each order '.or display fireworks. The ap- plicant must be an approved person. The course and supervisory requirements are part of re- cent federal legislation banning fireworks Uiat are considered hazardous. defined as fireworks whose sole purpose is to make noise, have been banned. Display fireworks are res- tricted. Family fireworks have not been banned federally, but may be restricted by provin- cial or municipal laws. BARRIE, Ont. (CP) It was both a sad and joyous day when Elsie Cameron of Barrie visited her home town of Dundee in Scotland. She went there for her father's funeral and found her mother, who she believed had died many years ago. Mrs. Cameron also found a brother she had never seen. "II was an amazing feeling once we'd all she said on THE BITTER HALF By Barnes "If I remember correctly, the last thing you talked me into buying was a Nehru jacket SIMPSONS. SPECIAL PURCHASE BUCKSKIN BOMBER JACKET Fashionable buckskin Jacket (heavier quality, soft and pliable split ,hide) have contrasting siitching thai accents their handsome tailored looks. Conadfar> craftsmanship Is translated info contemporary casual looks. Features dome front closing, 2 flap pockets and rayon lining, Sizes 8-18 in cofors of Lilac, Purple and Brown Ladies' Coat Dcpl. 19 STORE HOURS: Open doily from a.m. to p.m.; ThurJ. and Fri. a.m. lo p.m. Centre Village Mali Telephone 328-9231 her return to Barrie. "I found I vas the image of our mother Terry, our is so much like my sister Huby." I can't tell you liow .astonish- ing it is lo see your features on someone else. We're still trying to ad just, to the Cael that we liave a mother and brother and it seems like a fairy story." Mrs.- Cameron, daughter of Robert Flynn of Dundee, mar- ried a Canadian during tile war and came here in 1946. She bad gone home to Dundee to be at her father's side during his last illness. She was at the graveside with her sister, Mrs. Rene Lester of London, when another mourner mentioned the presence of the Lwo Fiynn girls' mother. MOVED TO TEATIS Mrs. Cameron said she be- lieved her mother had died many years ago. "No she said other mourner. "That's your mother over there." "We could hardly believe it, but it was Mrs. Camer- on said. "It seems mum and dad parted while we were very young and since no one spoke about it, we always believed she liad passed away. I can't tell you what it: was like when I spoke to my mother. It was a very traumatic experience and we were all moved to tears." Tile next surprise for Mrs. j Cameron and her sister was when they discovered they had a brother living in Arbroath. Brother Terry, youngest of the trio, had remained with his mother after tlie parents sepa- rated. Mrs. Cameron and her sister had been brought up by a maternal grandmother and she lost track of her mother who had remarried. Years ago, Mrs. Cameron had received a hint that her mother was alive but she passed it off. "A long time ago, I worked in the Co-op in she re- called. One day someone in the shop told me that a woman had been asking about me at the counter. She said she was my mother. "I dismissed it all as non- sense." Now their mother, who is Deliiiqeiicy undefeated in Russia MOSCOW (AP; A Soviet official says juvenile delin- quency remains an "urgent problem" and blames indiffer- ent adults, boredom and vodka. Interviewed in this week's Ogonyok magazine, Deputy In- terior Minister Boris T. Shutni- lin cites figures indicating "a favorable trend in reducing ju- venile delinquency. But he warns: "Alas, juven- ile delinquency is not yet de- feated. It remains, as before, an urgent problem concerning the family, the school, the Com- munist Youth League and, of course, the organs of the min- istry of internal The Shumilm interview in the popular picture lished by the Communist party daily Pravda indicates wide- spread official concern. Ogonyok's editorial board concludes the interview with an appeal to parents, teachers, Young Communist League members and youths them- selves "to take part in the dia- logue and share their thought.1! observations on this most important problem." Mrs. Agnes Moug, is catching up on her missing daughters with an array of family photo- graphs on her sideboard. Family Living RENAISSANCE FASHIONS A Collection of Exquisite BALL GOWNS HOLIDAY INN March 14th and 15th p.m. Tickets al leister1! and the Bowman Arti Centre, Musical selections from My Fair Lady and Mary by Sheila Picko Commenlnry: JOAN WATERFIEID TERRY BIAND PROCEEDS: Donated to SIFTON HOUSE Simply sew. much better! 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