Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
26 IHE IE1HBRIDGE HIRAID Thundoy, Match 29, 1973 FARMLAND SHORTAGE Newfoundland's total occupied farm land Is less than 0.2 per cent at the island's area. FOHEST'S HELP Forest industries account for 5.3 per cent of New Brunswick's production. SPRING THAW OIL CHANGE and FILTER SPECIAL BRIKG YOUR CAR TO THE GULF SERVICO CENTRE Here's what we do V change molor FOR ONLY V change oil filter V Lubricate chassis pressure test cooling system, check radiator and hoses Maximum of 5 of lub oil. v' lop up transmission, power steering and master cylinder V service ballery V check windshield wipers V clean all windows inside and out V examine exhaust system elts mandatory on school buses. Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne has told the legisla- ture, however, seat belts oa school buses are not manda- tory under regulations of the Canadian safety standards as- sociation, Tha initiative to make them mandatory would probably have to come from the association. "I might also add that there are other factors that are probably more critical for the safety of children in school One of them, be said, Is the type of seat installed. Mr. Copithorne reiterated that on some occasions, driv- ers of school buses are exam- ined for their licenses in vehi- cles other than school buses. "There are many things that go into licensing a school bus driver lor safety ho said. One of the things that is probably most prevalent and important s his attitude towards the chil- dren which is pretty hard for an examiner with an empty HIS to appraise.11 Robert Clark Olds-Dids- bury) asked the minister if his departmenl might require school bus drivers to take a irst aid course or have first aid qualifications before they can obtain a licence. Mr. Copithorne said the gov- ernment is continually review- ing safely features for school buses. Rustlers use of 'copters suspected CORNING, Iowa (AP) tlers may be using helicopters as lookout points while stealing livestock, says Adams County Sheriff Merline Dixon. Monday night and early Tues- day, police and citizens "from probably 30 counties1' cars to chase two helicopters unsuc- cessfully, Dixon said. "We've spotted these helicop- ters off and on for Ihe last Ihree or four weeks, but we haven't been in position to any serious chasing." The sheriff said: "We're not saying they're involved in rustl- ing. We're just looking Into the possibility they may be. But If they're rustlers getting this so- phisticated, we might just as well hang it all up. "You bat your heads against the Board of Supervisors for to keep a radio running, and those dudes are up there in 000 helicopters. You can't com- pete with them." Dixon said the theory is that the helicopters hover over live- stock herds at night while men on the ground load the cattle into trucks. "They could just be staying up there to see if anybody is coming while the guys on the ground aro loading." Judge kills hill [for jail study HELENA, Mont. (AP) Gov. Thomas Judge has vetoed a measure for further sjudy of. Iho need for a new state pris- on, saying more study would be a waste of time and taxpay- er's money. Judge vetoed the ap- propriation measure to allow studies of the state institutions. He said he would approve of studying other slate institu- tions, but that studies on the need for a new prison have al- ready cost and camo to (lie same conclusion that a new prison is badly needed. Judge said nearly million In revenue sharing funds is al- ready committed to be spenl on a new prison, and the money must bo obligated by Ihe end of this year or go back to tho federal government.