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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Manitoba Farmland submerged THE CANADIAN PRESS There is a motorboat tied to i tree on a front lawn in left in the wake of etreating flood water Depleted sand piles are as amiliar as grain elevators at flood-hit rural Manitoba ommunities Towns along the Red River tand like feudal castles ehind high earthen ring dikes s the task of assessing lamage begins in the ftermath of the worst flood n the province since 1966 And in the some rouble spots remain with rater flowing from one road- ordered section of land to nother It still is too early to Stimate the financial loss in he recent floods The provincial government as announced an immediate ompensation program and noney has been promised by he federal government LIVER RECEDES Water from the normally lacid Boyne River at 50 miles southwest of has receded but has eft much evidence of the avoc it wrought in the town f Thousands of acres of farm- and have been submerged ind farmers who were able to ict quickly moved livestock ind grain from low-lvmg ireas The north-flowing Red cached a peak some days ago its flood water still covers housands of acres along its to Lake Winnipeg QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Bids 328-7684 Report says many Canadians dyinj OTTAWA A federal working paper on health made public Wednesday says too many Canadians are dying be- cause they won't take basic precautions to protect their health and lives Aggravating this is the failure of the country's health- care system to respond to obvious problem says the 76-page document tabled in the Commons by Health Minister Marc Lalonde For it estimates that deaths and injuries due to car accidents could be reduced by 50 per cent if everyone wore seat belts and impaired-driving traffic laws were toughened seat-belt wearing stays at about 10 per cent'and alcohol continues to be a factor in half of traffic says the which is to be used as a basis for new federal and pro- vincial health policies Increasing use of alcohol and cigarettes among the young and a lackadaisical approach to physical fitness are other problems said to be inadequately countered with health programs The entitled a New Perspective on the Health of outlines two broad objectives of new health lists five general strategies and makes 74 specific recommendations The two objectives are to reduce mental and physical health hazards for those facing high and to improve the accessibility of good care to those who now get poor medical service In a briefing on the senior health department offi- cials said a consensus among the federal and provincial gov- ernments and health organ- izations is urgently needed to bring the recommendctions into force. One said most Canadians face high-risk health dangers at one time or another The grimmest reading is a chapter dealing with major health problems It suggests some people are on a course of with counter- vailing programs failing miserably. A at last The first girl in the Fraser family in 112 years is Bonnie born recently in Scarborough Centenary Hospital near Toronto and held by her mother Lynn. Her like the three previous an only all of them boys. The Frasers also have a William Mark Kennedy 28 months. Foes shot own planes WASHINGTON Egypt and Syria all shot down large numbers of their own planes with surface- to-air missiles during last Oc- tober's Middle East United States military experts said Wednesday Syria shot down about 20 Soviet-built MiG fighters on a single the sources said Isiael shot down a large num- ber of its Mirages with both SAMs and air-to-air missiles from other Israeli they added The number of aircraft shot down by f i icndly missiles was not but the total number lost to all causes was approximately 106 for 185 for Syria and 230 for Egypt Sears Girls' summer dresses only Hurry in and pic1' a pretty'See our great selection of dresses in asst d fabrics and colors All machine- washable Sizes 7-12 Girls Dept Simpsons-Sears Ltd. at Simpsons Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery Store Hours Open Daily 9 30 a m lo 5 30 p -n Thursday and Friday 9 30 a m lo 9 00 p m Villaqe Mall Telephone Sears Sound value 5 ways in deluxe stereo syste 159 98 Listen to AM FM radio and FM stereo. Play records and 8-track tapes. There's 5-way listening enjoyment on this quality stereo system. You get a solid state tuner-amplifier with separate controls for balance and volume AFC to prevent signal drift. Built-in 8-track tape player that plays automatically or manually. Digital channel readout Full-size Garrard automatic changer with cueing lever and dual needles. Heavy duty widerange speak- ers. Moulded base and smoke coloured acrylic dust cover portable 14998 All solid state with 141 sq. in. viewing slide Instant monopole earphone i year Satitfartinn nr on Labour ur included for f.rst 90 days money refunded Free delivery portable 15998 All solid Instant 185 sq in viewing area Slide controls TV Stand not included Shop by phone call 328-9231 The Rotary Club PniMti Ttair First Annul CHICKEN BARBECUE TUESDAY. MAY 7th. 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