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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuiuhy, Maich 19, 1970 _ 1HE IETHBRIDGE HEKMD 19 Three Prisoners New Evidence Assessed On Sweetener Dangers To Stand DRUMHELLER prisoners were ordered Wednesday for trial on charges of noncapital murder in the Feb. 1 death of Larry Emile Janke. 21, a fellow prisoner at tlie federal penitentiary r.ear this central Alberta town. The Ihree are Sleven Reape, 19, Lawrence Fopowich, 21, and Eugene Ronald Kolinski, 29. Magistrate H. N. Yales said after the three day preliminary hearing they will appear for trail at the next sitting ol the Alberta Supreme Court early in The three were charged after Janke was hit on the head with a length of pipe then burned in the bed of his cell. He died en-i-oute to hospital in Calgary. Sixteen witnesses were heard during the preliminary hearing They described a dispute involving Janke and several other prisoners over terms of a bar ter for tobacco in exchanse for handicraft work. Testimony indicated that Janke was shunned by most other prisoners because, he was a sexual offender, considered the lowest in the prison (CP) Health Min- 1 sler John Munro said day federal authorities are as- sessing new evidence about the possible hazardous effects of the chemical sweetening cycla-mates. "1 have not made any decision to take further action at the Mr. Munro said when asked in an interview whether Canada is considering extending the partial ban on use of cyclamates in food and drink. Later, Dr. Ross Chapman, director-general of the federal food and drug directorate, an interview it is unlikely tliat an extension cf the ban will be recommended. By the end cf this year, the only product on the market containing cyclamutcs will be liquid or tablet sweetenings, particularly liquid Sucaryl. However, it was noled this is used extensively as a sugar substitute by diabetics on their doctor's recom mortal ion and the benefits to them far outweigh any risks attached to its use. The Canadian ban, and a similar one in the United amounted last October after scientific evidence established that rals ltd huge doses of cyclamates could develop jladder cancers. Evidence published in the Journal of the American Association late last month described later experiments which showed that bladder cancers could be produced in rats fed aboul one-sixth the amount used in the initial experiments. At Ihc same lime, research Canadian focd and drug directorate lurned up evidence, that human cells exposed to c y c 1 a m a t c s experienced breaks in their chromosomes, rod-shaped parts of the cell nucleus tliat carry tlie hereditary factors in cell Chapman said the r.ew American evidence means that there now is no known level of exposure to cyclamates vhich produce no effects. He personally would recommend trial people not use the chemical except on a doctor's instructions. Over S FRANKFURT, Ky. -Present confusion over the Sunday-closing laws in Kentucky could probably be summed up a statement in a 1914 law Court of Appeals decision on the problem. "The law regards that as necessary which the common sense of the country, in its ordinary mode of doing business, regards as being MOBILE HOMES "CANADA'S NO. 1 CHOICE" Immediate Delivery, Low Down Payments! "WE ACCEPT THADESI" UNITED RAMBIER I Designated Areas The truth about cigarette contests: Help In Operation OTTAWA (CP) Dcpartmen- ne tal machinery to marshall eco- Mr. March-id said in a slatement. nomic developmcnl in 22 special areas across Canada will be in r.a motion April 1, Regional Expan- ci sion Minister Jean March and week, the minister an-unced designation of the spe-3 1 concentrated in the lantic provinces, Quebec, lire announced Wednesday. 0 "The beginning of the new fis- p cal year is the dale from which g< we arc really in business as a River valley and the -airie where the ivernmcnt plans lo spend in the next Iwo ars lo assisl development ol y( services. Canadian the program, in co-wration with Ihe provinces, ill be assistanl depuly niirus- tme for each of Ihree gen- Magazine vitc v. ral regions: East, Central (On-irio and Quebec) and Vest, importing the regional dm- Suggested with technical assistance ill be a headquarters director-Is. OTTAWA Canada department will also con- a Canadian-owned news maga- a planning division and a zine ES a competilor for U.S.- responsible for incen- owned Time, Paul Zimmerman, to industry, each with its president of the Canadian sub- depuly minister. sidiary of Reader's Digesl, lold the special Scnale commiltee on assistant depuly mims-ers will be named after April 1. mass media Wednesday. "Competition in news zines is he under questioning. Time sold in Canada was "good and fulfills need." But there was also place for another news zine, not only owned in Canada but produced and managed Seek Mr. Zimmerman said er's Digest is neither Canadian nor American but is an international magazine. More than Raise of its articles developed in ada appeared in other (CP) City liuiiai have gone lo concilia- He said there is no plan in an allempt to attain a consideration to put more of the ownership of the Canadian salary increase for 1970 and additional fringe bene- sidiary of U.S.-owned including a better pension Digest into Canadian Thirty per cent of Ihc ownership was sold lo Canadians in a Police Association president Norman Coch said in slock issue. However, there interview a first-class con- nolhing of substance to on the force is receiving a move towards greater a month under Ihe present dian In comparison, a To- policeman receives a and this will be in- Wliite to 5800 in this year's contract. An RCMP officer with the rank makes a month Called 1970, Mr. Cocli said. An Ontario Provincial Police officer associalion also warns the retirement age lowered lo or allcr 25 years' service. MONTREAL (CP) The federal government's white on taxation was described as a "Red manifesto" Wednesday night by Eldon Woolliams, Unit servative MP for North. Mr. Woolliams told a Train ative associalion meeting suburban Mount Royal that the white paper is not a lax Port document, but rather a line for sweeping social change "This manifesto cannot be patched up, subtracted from (CP) The firsl unil Irain hauling coking coal from Ibe giant Kaiser Re- added lo. This white Ltd. mines in Ihe East shnuld be withdrawn." John Meyer, editor of The da zellc and a syndicated has arrived at terminals in suburban Port Moody. The CP Rail train, with 47 columnist, said capital invcsl menl of between designed "bathtub" cars for the coal, was diverted and is an nually to maintain a Port Moody because Kaiser's new terminals al Ihc Roberts rate of employment over Bank port won't be operational next five years and to i nlil early April. late the net annual addition Kaiser's 10 year Ihc labor force of conlract lo supply coal lo Jap- SO.OOO new steel mills doesn't begin He said [his sum must until then and the coal at Port from Ihc private sector, bill th effect of Ihc while paper Moody is being supplied under 1 previous contracts. be lo take some Kaiser vice president Gerald out of savings and channel Balsley said the new mine at inlo B.C., is producing and coal preparation plant al Elkvicw, B.C., has begun its Greece Culs production shakedown. When in full operalion, unil of more than 100 cars Wilh behind three special dicsel engines arc expected to ATHENS (Rculcrs) Th Greek govcrnmenl hns decide lo close its consulate in from the mir.cs to Roberts j Bank, unload and turn around in under 24 hours. bury as of Saturday, Ihc news agency reported HOXOHKD II said flic govcrnmrnl TAKAOKA, Japan tided on (lie step yoyuko Oimatsu will be able to United Nations Security use al Expo '70 at Osaka a resolution Wednesday nighl licket lie's had SO years. Oimat- questing all relations with su's father Iwuglil il for him so wliilc-minorily Rbodcsian he could go lo the 1910 Tokyo crnmenl be Fair, which was can- The only countries Icfl celled because of t h e Second diplomatic lies in Salisbury World Vif.r. Expo '70 officials 1'oitugnl and Soulh they would honor it. I You can't kid Canadians about a handful of It's how many people win that counts! Sportsman has winners so far! 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