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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta JJ2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tucirlay, Mnv 1, 1972 Brighlon Itelh hows onl o! British rail wri-iw LiHIGIITO.Y llcu- ler) _ Tilt Hi'iijlilim Bfllc, B r I Ui i n 's hisl pcrsonaliLy train, bowed oui of service? last iiiuln "ii ilii' run slio covCTCd for 7-1 yt'ai'ri. rhaiiipauni' and a brass band helped Viid persons a Icaflul farewell lo Ihe Irain whk'h had worked between London anil seaside BriRhlnn in Edu'ardia.n slalehncss since IBM. Its carriage1: anil engines n.ol mueli but Ihe train, with silver tea- pots in Ihe reslanranl car lul foci hassocks besides the scats, boasted a stylo of trai'cl in Ibis rail-c-on- scioirs nalion As she rattled and creaked lier way from London's Victo- ria Station, -inn people paid 526 each, lour limes the nor- mal fare, for liie last ride. They were a b o i s t e r o u s crowd, popping champagne corks for enlire 50-mile trip. Another :uil) crowded (ho Belle's platform in Victoria Station. To Ihe accompani- ment of the wind and percus- sion of C r o y d o n Korouph Band, they sang Auld Lang Syne as the stately couches drew mil. their c n e, i n e 's> kla.vui) hooting inuiirafully. DIUYKIl TAKKS TIME The driver lei the nostalgia sink in, extending the journey to ill) minutes from Ihe usual 55. The present their posh seals, hrasswork, wall-lo-wall carpets and lan- Icrn-slyle from 1932. flcr owners, Ilio state- run Brilish Rail, has declared her worn out and now she is facing auction. Opening bids were lakei? last Friday, many from men have found room for the liner Queen Mary and for London Bridge alter they had been considered worn out in Britain. The guess is thai the JO- coacli train could go for as mucli as Canadians in minority on stall EDMONTON (CD Health Minister Neil Crawford said he will look into the reason only three of 24 professional staff in the speech therapy department of Edmonton's Glcnrosc Hos- pital are Canadians. He told Grant Nolley (DNP Hivcr-Fairview) in the legislature thai the low num- ber could be dun to a lack frf qualified Canadians. However, Jlr. Nolley asked the minister whelher it could be because speech pathblogists have lo he accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Mr. Crawford did not know. but said he would find out and added [he government was al- ways pleaset! to be told about such situations. Seized lax files remain jn custody EDMONTON (CP) Files seized from Q and R income Tax Services Ltd. in Calgaj- will remain in the custody Ihe court unlil the Alberta Si preme court hears appeals nex monlh. The appellate division of th court made the ruling here. The files were seized b1 RC.MP April 11 hut Mr. Juslici 11. W. Hiley had ordered then returned. The crown appealec his order. I The appellate division grant Jed the slay on the condilioi that (he income lax compan; have access lo the files, in the presence of a court official. No charges have been lai against the company, buys income tax returns at a discount. Pattern Ontario profs get top pay OTTAWA (CPt The aver- age university professor in On- tario received S2.443 more dur ing the 1970-71 academic yeai than his counterpart in Ihe At lantic Provinces, Statistics Canada reported here. Average salaries were in (lie At lantic Provinces. S20.350 in Quebec, S22.212 in Ontario and S21.9C9 in the West. The aver- age lor all Canada was an increase of about eight per cent from Ihe previ- ous year's average of NEW YORK York Times says a confiden- I tial city report estimates Lhat more than 300.000 New Yorkers were ''habitual or compulsive I users" of heroin or other nar- cotics between 1904 and 1971. P tit tern Exciting triple the elegant fencer's 'amir plus pull-1 on panls in one at fun minis. Then, sew Ihe marvclo.u.sly lean dress. Send! Pnnlc-d raiirm i: u Misses' In, u, M, 18. Size 12 'hu.sl panl.suil yards 60-mrh. SEVKNTY-FIVr, KNT.S (T.ifl in coins >nu Mamps. please> for each pallmi add is mil.s i Shurl nr lum. for each pal'ern lirst-chi.ss jump is y.immer's newest! mailinR and or long jump AJvNE ADAlb. a shirt 1 sf ileu- 00 Front SI W 'inrnntii im. linen. (Jim-k c'mbroidriy. Print pla.nV. I'.VITV.IIN M'M BKH, YOl'll'NAMK AM) AO-, DRESS, and Ihr name of the Lclhbridcc. ller.ild s K V K T Y-Hvi; c send il lo T'-r lln-a'.il rcoinsi for cac'h l.'i FHW-; spruu: (Jioosr nnr pjiicni ircr frnni i i now S] All sizes' S' umrlrni .r, FASHION I'.iniK INSTAM- A'UT fit. i" I1') Mice! I, (Jill.mo i s money snortage for decision on election "plans MAN AT WORK A slack of culverts provides an unusual cylindrical frame for this worker Ql a culverl- manufacluring plant in Regina. WASHINGTON (CP) Ed- mund Muskie's campaign for Ihe presidency proved to be rich in financial backing and politi- cal endorsements but poor in is- sues, organization and, most im- porlanl of all, volts. The senator from Maine, who dropped oul of aclive campaign- ing today, blamed a g r o w- ing shortage of money for his decision. By his own staff's accounting, he had collected more than million in campaign funds, but he had spent all of it and went several hundred thousand dol- lars into debl without making a noticeable, dent n what proved to be stubborn public indiffer- ence. Nor did it help Muskie much lo have received the backing of an array of recognized political leaders. Nineteen senators, 34 congressmen, nine governors and many of the Democratic party's senior figures gave him their blessing without being able to influence the vote stgnifi- can'.ly in their home slales. Other candidates appeared to overshadow Muskie on key is- sues. George Wallace of Alabama won anti-busing voles, Senator George MeGovorn cap- tured the anti-war votes and both men capitalized on wide- spread voler disillusion "establishment" policies and leaders. Former vice-president Hubert Humphrey buill an effective grass-roots organization with Ihe help of organized labor, older party officials and minori tics while McGovern's cam- paign learn was staffed by young people and suburbanites. Muskie, on the olher hand, re- lied on established stale polili- cians who failed lo rally sup- port. In addition, his personal campaign staff was reported lo Hunt for parrot SYDNEY, Australia (Roller) A learn of researchers from Sydney Technical College will search Ihe Simpson Desert this month for Ihe green Australian night parrot. It was last seen 50 years ago and was thought to have become extinct unlil re- cent reports of sightings. have been frequently at odds over policies and slralcgics- and Muskie could not pull me organizalion together. The crucial blow to his cam- one lhal is still not nearly Ihe dis- appearance of his public sup- porl. Muskie's early leadership in the Democratic race was not, as some commentators now hint, an invention of the media or of Muskie's staff. It had been amply confirmed in public-opin- ion polls over a period of months and Muskie had won several elections" over President Nixon conduclcd by polling organizations. SPKEAI) TOO THIN When the campaigning began in earnest, however, Muskie slipped. His apparent loss of stature after an emotional allack on n New Hampshire newspaper pub- lisher is often blamed for S2t- ling the process in motion. Of more significance was probably his basic decision to spread himself across all o! the primaries in a punishing sched- ule, while his opponents setecied their best prospects and shared the task of knocking Muskie's lead apart. The Muskie strategy had been to wrap up the nomination early. The dale he had in mind was April 25, by which time his staff believed Ihe opposition would be railed. Instead, by the deadline, Muskie had only proved [hat he was nearly every Democrat's second ciioice. If delegates at the parly con- vention cannot agree on a can- didale, Ihe second-choice figure could become generally atlrac- tivc. In the meanlime Muskie has moved lo Ihe sidelines lo nurse his wounds and fry to res- lore his stature. SIMPLE SYSTE.M OTTAWA (CP) Seven of Canada's medical schools have adopted a pass-fail sys- tem of grading students rather than using lelter grades or per- centages, the Association of Canadian Medical Colleges re- ports. The survey v.'as carried out by Ihe association during February and March, 1972. SIMPSONS-SEARS 4 Ply Nylon Allstate GUARANTEED THnEE WAYS 1 Cvcry Alktflio pnsr.tnfiiii is Gu.i 113.90 17.99 15.99 '7.9.9 Guardsman lines arc designed with a low, profile for late model cars. Plui, pnlenled rolled shoulder fhal extends onlo sida- wall lo ensure belter cornering. Everyday Low Prices! Allstate Super Safety nylon tires-- Special designs for sub-compacts, imports VOLKSWAGEN I 00 DATSUN TOYOTA I S4 liwiV VIVA, FIAT 650, AUSTIN 1100 VOLVO, LARGE VOLKSWAGENS 560-15 nicicliwcill 20'" 400-12 Whilcwcill 550-12 Rlnckwn Bltukwall M.G. ANGLIA 1E.99 i %f 520-13 Blncltwcill STEEL-BELTED RADIAL TIRES A lire so scife, so strong il could out- la si your carl Gunrnntnnrl miles. SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Dciily Tliurstlciy and FriHtiy unlil 9 p.m. Centre Village 2nd Avc. and 13th St. N. ;