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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAIO Wedneidny, Moy 3, 1972---------..........--------------------------- David urges boycott of Danish fish imports there can be no official Cana- dian hoycoll of Danish goods he- cause that would he in violation of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. o e enera Tariffs and Trade. ars an rae. ___ But he said a consumer boy- possibility mentioned in (he Commons by some opposi- tion is a good idea." ould he told reporters. "Such action could be very effective." Reports from Denmark Mon- day were that the country plans to resist Canadian calls for an immediate halt to salmon fish- ing operations off Greenland. The salmon caught there spawn in Canadian rivers and Canada says the species is rapidly be- coming extinct. BAXNF.I) FISHING Mr. Davis recently banned all commercial fishing of the Atlan- tic salmon off the major spawn- ing rivers of New Brunswick. Mr. Davis said in response to questions in the Commons from Lloyd R. Crouse and again outside the House, that he does not think the Danes will take such a rigid position on salmon in a forth- coming Washington meeting as is indicated by news reports. The meeting is of the 1-1 coun- tries making up the Interna- tional Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fishery. He said outside the House that the Danes cannot take such a rigid position. Denmark had said last, year it was not con vinced its Greenland fishery was hurting ihe salmon runs in Canada. This year Canada could face the Danes witli more dra malic evidence. He said he does not know wh> the United Slates signed an a g r e e m e n I with the Danes under which the latter will stop fishing off Greenland by 1975 The U.S. had virtually no i salmon of its own. Income rises CALGARY (CP) Alberta Gas Trunk Line Co. Ltd. todaj reported net income of 000 or 74 cents a share after p a y ment of preferred-share dividends for the first quartet of 1972. This compares with earnings of or BO cents a share during the corresponding pe- riod in 1971. Patronage charges hurled in house SAVED BY CHAMBER A New Brunswick man who contracted gas gangrene from an infection that developed in a leg after a car accident, is being kept alive ihrough use of a Canadian Forcos decompression chamber in Halifax. Doctors say there would be "little doubt' cs to the man's fate without the chamber. (CP Wirephoto) You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere New regulations drafted for wieners an sausage Distilled. Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horse Distillers Ltd., Scotland OTTAWA (CP) The health department is drafting regula- tions to sel a "floor on the re- j quired protein content'' of wci- ners and sausage products. Dr. A. B. Morrison, head of the de- j partment's health protection branch, says. Under the regulations.- to come into effect later this year, meat packers will be required to put more protein into the products than most now have. Dr. Morrison said that during the past 10 years the amount of protein in Canadian wciners dropper! to 12 per cent from about 141-; per cent. The protein consists mainly of beef and pork. Sausage or sausage meat may legally contain animal fat, filler, beef tripe, liver, fresh blood, bleed plasma, and sea- sonings and preservatives. If j fresh, the product may not con- tain more than 40 per cent fat. If sold cooked, they may con- tain a drier! skim milk product. Frances Balls, executive sec- retary of the Consumers Asso- j elation of Canada, said the asso-1 elation is ''extremely pleased" that ihe government, is consider- ing regulating protein content. Tlie Norwegian merchant fleet on Jan. 1, 1972. numbered 2.J195 ships totalling tons. I Underwear firm fined 8100 WINNIPEG (CP) A Mon- treal underwear firm, which had advertised "permanently sterile" baby clothes, was fined S100 and costs on a charge of misleading advertising. Evidence presented in provin- cial magistrate's court showed Harvey Woods Lid. last August, and September had advertised on a packet of biVoy cloths: "Harvey Woods hooded terry lowels, made in Canada by Harvey Woods Lid., permanent- ly sterile for baby's safety and comfort." Federal c r o n attorney Hersh Welch (old the court no- thing was permanently sterile and the statement was incor- rect. Court was told the company no longer makes the claim. EDMONTON (CP) A bill to allow members of the leg- islature to sit on the Alberta Hospital Services Commission received second reading, but not before almost an hour of some times acrimonius debate. The vote on second reading was to 20 with one Social Credit member, Art Dixon of Calgary Millican, voting with government Conservatives. leader Grant Nolley voted with 19 Social Credit members. At one point, the Opposition claimed lliat sitting MLAs on the commission was patronage, and Albert Ludwig (SC Cal- gary Mountain" View) said the government has "a propensity for Premier Peter Loughecd, asked to state government po- sition on MLAs sitting on boards and commissions, be- gan to speak but was cut off by Mr. Ludwig on a point of priv- ilege. He did not continue. Health Minister Neil Craw- I ford, said MLAs "have a con- tribution to make on the boards.1' They would be paid only travelling and living ex- penses. LUST FOR GREED Cordon Taylor (SC Drum- hellcr) said the Conservatives have a "lust for greed." Robert Clark (SC Olds- Didsluiry) said the government should keep legislative and ad- ministrative functions separate, while James Henderson Leduc) read a lengthy list of Ontario boards on which MLAs sit and receive stipends of more lhan a year. He wondered if the Lougheed administration intended lo fol- low Ontario's example, starting with tiie Alberta Heallh Ser- vices Commission. "One can only wonder (he di- rection this Ihrust is in. Is it in effect an effort to increase the remuneration of he asked. FINGERS IN JAK Mr. Ludwig said the Conser- vative backbenchers had been "caught dipping their fingers into the cookie jar" on another issue and now were looking for "legalized patronage" in ap- pointments to government boards. The government has been criticized by the Opposition for its decision to pay expenses to special committees made up only of government members. Mr. Nolley said one way around the problem would be to have full-lime MLAs who could sit on boards and com- missions. PLENTY WATER An inch of rain falling on one acre of ground, if all were col- lected, would yield gal- lons of wafer. EXPOS' RtCORD-MAKER Ron Hunt, Montreol Expos' second baseman, set a major league record last year in being hit by pitched balls 50 times. Weekend Sports Editor Andy O'Brien explains Hunl's reasoning in trying lo bo management felt about it, his teammates' reaction, and his wife's sentiments. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE A Store On Thursday, May 4th, Eaton's will take on a colorful tourist atmosphere when a store-wide display in salute to tourism on an Alberta, Canadian and in- ternational scale will be shown. All three floors in the store will take on a tourist flavor, with travel films for public viewing, eye-catching posters of exotic vaca- tion lands, and travel brochures for the asking at an information booth on the main floor. Mr. Don Haye, director of the Alberta Government Travel Bureau, Edmon- ton, will officially open the displays on Friday, May 5th, at 9 a.m. Mr. Frank Smith, manager of the Southern Alberta Travel and Convention Association and Mayor A. C. Anderson will also be in attendance for the opening. The displays will continue through Saturday, May 13ih. Eaton's wishes to take this opportunity to thank the following for supplying material to make this colorful showing possible: CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TRAVEt BUREAU, OTTAWA B.C. TRAVEL INDUSTRY, VICTORIA AtBERTA GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUREAU TOURIST DEVELOPMENT BRANCH, REGINA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, WINNIPEG NEW BRUNSWICK TRAVEL BUREAU, FREDERICTON NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR TRAVEL BUREAU, ST. JOHN'S NOVA SCOTIA TRAVEL BUREAU, HALIFAX ONTARIO TRAVEL BUREAU, TORONTO PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND TRAVEL BUREAU, CHARLOTTETOWN DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, FISH AND GAME, QUEBEC CITY DEPARTMENT OF TRAVEL AND PUBLICITY, WHITEHORSE, YUKON TERRITORY TRAVELARCTIC, YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES THE BIG COUNTRY TOURIST ASSOCIATION, DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA CENTRAL ALBERTA TOURIST COUNCIL, RED DEER, ALBERTA BATTLE RIVER TOURIST ASSOCIATION, CAMROSE, ALBERTA THE LAKELAND TOURIST ASSOCIATION, VERMILION, AtBERTA JASPER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CAIGARY TOURIST AND CONVENTION ASSOCIATION EDMONTON VISITORS BUREAU BANFF-LAKE LOUISE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CANADIAN PACIFIC AIR, CALGARY PACIFIC WESTERN AIRLINES, CALGARY JAPAN AIRLINES, CALGARY AIR CANADA, CALGARY WESTERN AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL CAIGARY STAMPEDE KLONDIKE DAYS, EDMONTON BOAC, CALGARY ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION P O, THE BRITISH CRUISE LINE TOURIST AND CONVENTION ASSOCIATION, MEWATA PARK, CALGARY SOUTHERN ALBERTA TRAVEL AND CONVENTION ASSOCIATION P. LAWSON TRAVEL LTD. To those who so generously responded to our request for material and assistance we thank you. If we inadvertantly failed to recognize an organization, please forgive us. TOURISM IS ALBERTA'S THIRD LARGEST INDUSTRY PLEASE SUPPORT IT! ;