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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THI IETHBRIDOI HIRAID - Monday, Marth 29, 1971 Diabetes advance coming GENEVA (CP) - Dr. Charles Best of Toronto, who collaborated with Dr. Frederick Banting in the discovery of insulin, says "we can all look forward to some great breakthrough" in the methods of detecting diabetes. A major advance would come about "when we are finally able to know exactly how insulin acts," Best said in an interview with a magazine published by the Geneva-based World Health Organization. Best and the late Dr. Banting, working in a Toronto laboratory, isolated insulin late in 1921. In January of the next year they used it successfully in the treatment of diabetics. Now 72, Best told the publication World Health that "on the clinical side there remains a major gap" in the fight against diabetes. "In spite of knowing a great many things about diabetes, no one yet knows the real cause of the disease. "If the mechanism of the action of insulin could be completely elucidated and if we could find the exact cause of diabetes, that would represent two major breakthroughs." Best emphasized the need for quick detection of the disease. Spokesman denies arms sales report LONDON (CP) - The British foreign office said today a published report that Britain is ready to consider authorizing arms sales to South Africa is not true. The spokseman told reporters at a daily news conference: -The British government has made no commitment to consider applications for the export of radar and arms and equipment for maritime defence. -The South African government has made no new requests for any weapons beyond a number of Wasp anti-submarine helicopters which the British have undertaken to supply under the terms of the 1955 Simonstown agreement for the defence of the Cape of Good Hope sea lanes. The report that Britain is ready to consider issuing export licences for arms to South Africa was front-paged in The Times whose assistant editor, Louis Heren, said in part: "With some exceptions, licences will be available only for replacement orders. This is understood to mean the government will be prepared to license the sale of naval ships and possibly bucaneer reconnaissance aircraft." Many countries have been critical of British policy towards the white-minority, apartheid-practising S'outh African regime. Cemetery \ short of space HELENA, Mont.. (AP)- The Caster Battlefield National Cemetery near Hardin in south eastern Montana is running out of grave sites, says an American Legion official. "Montana war veterans who are planning to be buried in the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery may not be able to have a final resting there after January, 1973, if provisions are not made immediately to enlarge the present cemetery area," said Larry McCom-as of Lodge Grass, state chairman of the American Legion national cemetery committee. He said there are fewer than 250 available burial spaces left in the cemetery for veterans, with the annual rate of burial averaging 140. It will take about three years to have additional space made available, McComas said, after a government appropriation is filed. Any eligible veteran can be buried in the cemetery and many burials are for veterans from Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota, he said. POPULATION UP EDMONTON (CP) - There were an estimated 3.2 million cattle and calves on Alberta farms at Dec. 1, 1970, up from the million on the same date in 1969, says the provincial agriculture department. Thirteen Medals showing the Goats of Arms of Canada, her Provinces and Territories.The reverse side of each Medal shows the appropriate Floral Emblem. , Start your collection now NEWFOUNDLAND. Entered Confederation in 1949. Arms: White Cross of St. George quartering a red field. In two quarters are golden crowned lions. In the other two, silver unicorns. Floral Emblem: Pitcher Plant. i PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND. Entered Confederation in 1873. Arms: Golden lion above a green island with an oak and three oak saplings. Floral Emblem: Lady's Slipper. NOVA SCOTIA. Entered Confederation in 1867. Arms: Cross of St. Andrew centred with the Royal Arms of Scotland. Floral Emblem: Mayflower. NEW BRUNSWICK. Entered Confederation in 1867. Arms: Ancient galley, with oars in action, below a golden lion with one paw raised. Floral Emblem: Purple Violet. QUEBEC: Entered Confederation in 1867. Arms: 3 fleurs-de-lis in upper third of shield. Golden lion in centre. Sprig of 3 maple leaves in bottom third. Floral Emblem: White Garden (Madonna) Lily. ONTARIO. Entered Confederation in 1867. Arms: three maple leaves on a single stem, below a Cross of St. George. Floral Emblem:_ White Trillium. MANITOBA: Entered Confederation 101 years ago in 1870. Arms: Buffalo surmounted by Cross of St. George. Floral Emblem: Prairie Crocus. SASKATCHEWAN. Entered Confederation in 1905. Arms: Three golden sheaves of wheat below a red lion. Floral Emblem: Prairie Lily. ALBERTA. Entered Confederation in 1905. Arms: Red Cross of St. George above foothills and a range of mountains. At base, a field of wheat. Floral Emblem: Wild Rose. rBRITISH COLUMBIA. Entered Confederation 100 years ago in 1871. Arms: Union Jack, centred with a golden crown, above a half sun setting over a field of wavy bars. Floral Emblem: Pacific Dogwood. NORTHWEST TERRITORIES. Arms: A wavy blue line (the Northwest Passage) on a field of white. Below, a divided shield showing gold billets and a fox's mask. Floral Emblem: Mountain Avens. YUKON TERRITORY. Arms: Cross of St. George, centred with symbol for fur. Below, a blue line (Yukon River) and two mountains with gold discs (mineral resources). Floral Emblem: Fireweed. , Actual size oimedah,Vl*" diameter. Not legal tender. A new series of Medals for you to collect and keep. Presented by local Shell dealers. HOW TO COLLECT. Each time you make a gasoline purchase of $3 or more, from any participating Shell dealer, you will receive a free Medal. BONUS: FREE COLLECTING CARD. Sturdy Card has die-cut holes, one for each Medal in the series. Use it to keep them in as you collect them. GLITTERING GOLDEN METAL.These beautiful Medals are struck from solid brass, with Arms and Flora! Emblems reproduced in fascinating detail. Together, they make a series of unusual interest and value. LOOK FOR THE SPECIAL "MEDALS" SIGN. It identifies the Shell dealer in your area who is making this offer. Stop at his station soon... and start your collection of "Coats of Arms of Canada" Medals nowl Shell Canada Limited t ;