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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Seilurdav, May 6, 1972 THE 1ETHBRIDOE HERALD 9 Pepiii issues warning to foreign companies OTTAWA (CP) Trade Min- ister Jean-Luc Pcpin issued an indirect warning Friday to for- eign companies which might be considering takeovers of major Canadian firms before govern- ment legislation governing such takeovers passes Parliament. The legislation was given rou, line first reading in the Com- mons Thursday. But even if a general election isn't called in the near future it could still be months before Parliament passes the bill, which most op- position spokesmen have called inadequate. The bill would require that all foreign takeovers of companies with assets of or annual IIBC Maoist Ferclinau deported VANCOUVER (CP) Self- proclaimed Maoist Fred Ferd- man, a teaching assistant in the University of British Columbia mathematics department, was deported from Canada Thurs- day. Lyle Hawkins, director of im- migration operations for the Pa- cific region, said Ferdrnan, 25, arrived at the immigration of- fice as ordered and was driven to Elaine, Wash., where he crossed the border into the United States. Ferdman, who hurled leaflets protesting U.S. imperialism into the Commons in Ottawa last month, was originally ordered deported last June but ap- pealed. gross sales of million be ap- proved by Ihe government Mr. Pepin was asked in Ihe Commons whether he will set up a unit lo have some surveil- lance over foreign lakeovers which might lake place before the bill becomes law. The minister said the law would not be retroaclive. "But I expecl lhal people who inlend lo proceed to important takeovers in the interim period will keep me informed." Asked outside the Commons why he expected any foreign company would feel it neces- sary to notify him before buying a Canadian company before the law came in, Ihe minister said: "Prudence." BLOCKED TAKEOVERS The government has stepped in on major foreign takeovers before and prevented them, he noted. He cited the govern- ment's refusal to permit Ameri- can interests lo purchase Deni- son Mines Ltd. and similar in- lervention when American in- terests were negotiating lo buy Home Oil Co. Ltd., which was eventually sold to Consumers Gas Co., a Canadian corpora- lion. The silualion has not changed, Mr. Pepin said, and {he govern- ment would move in to prevent lakeovers on an ad hoc basis again if it found such a move necessary. AUTHOR DIES NEW YORK (AP) Maurice Samuel, 77, author and critic who wrote 25 books and trans- lated other major works from Yiddish to English, died at Beth Israel Hospital Thursday after a long illness. Samuel's best known works include Jews on Approval which he wrote in 1932 and The World of Sl-olom Alei- t'hem. winner of the nnisfield- Wolf Award in 1941. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 Bennetts libelled Tf a company Is In douht jboul, a takeover, he said, it jrould be in its best interests to nform him. A reporter suggested the gov- ernment probably will not step n on anything other than unu- sually major takeovers befora is bill becomes law. Mr. Pepin agreed. Asked whether he expects a rash of takeovers of firms of other sizes, the minister said: "I just don't know." JEAN-LUC PEPIN Health officials check additives OTTAWA (CP) Canadian health authorities are investi- gating the use of the chemical additives that keep hot dogs, sausages and sandwich meats red-colored and cured-looking, but there are no plans to ban them at this time. Dr. D. G. Chapman, head of the federal health department's food advisory bureau, said Fri- day that sodium nitrate and so- dium nitrite, named Wednesday as dangerous additives in a suit in the United States, have oilier uses than the cosmetic use men- tioned in the American case. The use of small amounts of sodium nitrate and sodium ni- than 200 parts per million under the food and drug permitted Canada, he said. As well in keeping preserved meals red- looking, these help prevent growth of a dangerous bacteria which causes botuline poisoning. "If we banned them we would be concerned lhat there might be a growth of this organ- ism, the c 1 o s t r i d i u m bolu- he said in an interview. Botulism is usually fatal. The U.S. case, filed by a citi- zens' group connected with Ralph Nader's consumer organ- izations, alleges Ihe addilives combine in foods with other sub- stances, called amines, to pro- duce a cancer-causing com- pound. Dr. Chapman said sodium ni- trite and nilrate do combine lo produce nilrosamines, bul said Law society backs projects EDMONTON (CI'I The Law Society of Alberta will continue to support the student legal services projects in the province for the foreseeable fu- ture, says society president Eric McCuaip. The legal services project of Alberta law students deserves special recognition, Mr. Mc- Cuaig said during an address at the opening of Ihe new Al- berta law centre on the Uni- versity of Alberta campus. "The law society has been I pleased to assist in the devel- I opmcnt of this undertaking and will continue to do so for i the foreseeable future, he said. ;PROUD OF STUDENTS 1 "We are proud of the stu- i dents for developing this ser- j vice on their own initiative. I The legal services handled j about cases during the four-month period it functioned last year. Assistance is offered under the supervision of prac- tising lawyers. Last year, the students work- ed in Edmonton, Calgary, Banff and Fort Saskatchewan to pro- vide assistance to persons who did not qualify for legal aid and could not afford a lawyer. About 50 students were in- volved in the project. Hydman sees no movement against school spending EDMONTON (CP) Educa- tion Minister Lou Hyndman said Friday thai voters in Ihe Wainwright school division who refused lo approve Ihe school board's request for an addition- al for Ihe 1972 bungel "do not indicate the province as a whole." "I don't Ihink you can gen- eralize when Ihere are 215 or so he said. He added he "did not know what to make of it" although he rejected the Inlerprelalion lhal it was a vanguard of a larger movement against the cosis of education in general. The vote in Wainwright was the second time in two monlhs that the plebiscite lurned down. Thursday's vole favor. The "No" votes won by only 45 in the first plebiscite March 18. A plebiscite in Leduc on Mon- day for also was turn- ed down. Mr. Hyndman said the prin- ciple of plebiscites "does worry me." He described it as con- has been needed over sel limits wouM have lo come from taxpayers, was 1.980! Stan Maertz, associate execu- the extra! live director of the Alberta lary to the democratic process of government through elected representatives. The plebiscites became cessary when the government placed controls on school spending, ruling that money School Trustees Association, said the vole "is not against education itself, hut rather against tax increases in gener- al." "Tills is one way the elector- ate can express their pent-up feelings about tax increases.1' Murray Jampolsky, p r e s 1- dent-elect of the Alberta Teach- ers Association, expressed sur- prise al the size of the nega- ne- live vote, but said it was "a reaction toward over-all tax- ation in rather than a stab at education. these ties." are in "minute quanti- VANCOUVEK (CP) A British Columbia Supreme Court judge Thursday found the Vancouver Sun had libelled the two sons of Premier VV. A. C. Bennett In a story pub- lished Feb. 17, 1971, and award- ed damages of In a 27-page written judg- ment, Mr. Justice Richard An- derson said the evening news- paper "was not fair or accu- rate" in an article it published on a B.C. legislature commit- tee hearing in Victoria. The judge ordered The Sun Publishing Co. Ltd., Pacific Press Ltd. Publisher Stuart Keate and managing editor Wil- liam Gait to pay Russell J. and William R. Bennett each. In addition, Mr. Justice An- derson ordered the defendants to pay of the four Bennett stores in Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton and Kamloops a total of SLIDES KILL 6 CARACAS Six children have died in landslides caused by rain which has been lashing most of Venezuela for several days, leaving people homeless. Special loans for homeowners at Associates If vou'ie buving vour eligible ior a special Homeowner Loan at Associates any time you need cash. That means we may be able to give you a better deal. I owcr rates... or longer terms... or even both. Tin- .munml you can borrow is limited only by the i-qu i IV you have in your home. m.wbc ormore. So if you have hiRh-inlcrcsl debts outstanding, or i i you neod cash for a second car, a boat, or anv other reason, talk to Associates about a low-interest Homeowner Loan. Sec how much betler oil you '11 be-Iong-lcrm. 1014 Third Avenue South 327-5711 ASSOCIATES MORTGAGE CREDIT LIMITED Older women would benefit under job-training plan OTTAWA (CP) Older women wishing to return to the work force would be eligible for government-sponsored training programs under amendents to the Adult Occupational Training Act outlined today by Manpower Minister Bryce Mackasey. The amentmenl, which also would benefil younger workers, include eliminating the co-called three-year rule. Under the rule, workers had lo he members of Continuing education for doctors EDMONTON (CP) Al- berta physicians may be re- quired lo lake conlinuing edu- calion programs within the nexl five years as a condition of Ihe right to practice, says Dr. James Oshiro of Coaldale. The president-elecl of Ihe Al- berta Medical Associalion said that if instituted, the continuing education requirment would af- fect all physicians. It might also include a med- ical audit Ihrough which the competence of doctors would be assessed, he said in an Interview. While he thought the idea was a good one, it would be difficult to establish. MAJOR PROBLEM Dr. Oshiro said he does not know how the programs mighl be salisficd, but "maybe every three years physicians should spend three weeks in a major hospital to get caught up Ihe lalesl procedures." The major problem was find a plan lhat was "fair and jusl lo all physicians." He said rural doctors may find it al- most impossible lo leave Ihcir praclice untended for any length of lime. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta is con- sidering asking the provincial government for changes in the Medical Professions Act that would give it the power lo re- quire continuing education as a condition to licencing. Ihe work force for Ihree years before becoming eligible for the subsidized course. Mr. Mackasey told the Cons mons that the rule, in force since 1967, was designed to give priority to older workers whose jobs disappeared under automa- tion. It had accomplished this ob- ject but young workers and women wanting to relurn lo work were discriminated against by il. The amendments also will allow the manpower department lo bolster ils on-the-job Iraining program and to tnler into nego- tiations with groups of employ, ers for each training. Mr. Mackasey said the nego- tiations with employee groups are aimed at improving skills of dockworkers since the need for unskilled stevedores is dimish- ing. Exhibition grounds open Law (acidly quota imposed EDMONTON (CP) The general facullies council of Ihe University of _Alberta has ap- proved a recommendation lhat a quota be imposed on enrol- ment in first-year law. In only 180 students will be enrolled "and thereafter the quola" be delermined "in such a way as to yield a maximum enrolment of the council says. Hoover building WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Nixon has named the still to be completed, million FBI headquarters The J. Eugar Hoover building, bill says it is the organization Hoo-' ver developed in his 48 years as director that will be his me- morial. OFFICIAL OPENING GRAND VIEW NURSING HOME CARDSTON Wed., May 10 1 p.m. Tour followed by tea. EVERYONE WELCOME Common sense people wear HARDLITE LENSES The Common Sense Lens in same localities hard resin protective lenses are Law! Why! They're shatterproof. They're only half the weight of ordinary tenses. They're backed by a warranty against eye injury! They're waflable in YOUR prescription. So who needs a law? Specializing in Ihe fitting of Eys r Doctor's prescriptions Prescription Sunglasses Children's Frames Repairs Reasonable Pricei OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 7th. ST. S LETHBRIOGE Phone 327-3609 Oil Sunday EDMONTON (CP) The exhibition grounds will be open on a Sunday for the first time in its 94-year hislory and an application may be made lo serve liquor wilh meals Sun- day, July 23, Jack Bailey, pres- ident of Ihe Edmonton Ex- hibition Associalion, said today. Mr. Bailey said no games of chance or gambling will be al-' lowed. Rides, exhibil buildings, i displays, food services and Ihe j lo grandstand show will lie open, Ilius increasing Klondike Days lo 10 days from nine. WANTED Men for inside and outside sales with knowledge of air conditioning equipment, con- trols and heating supplies for southern Alberta. Send resume of experience to Box 23 LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB Invites APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP FOR INFORMATION CONTACT THE MANAGER Telephone 327-2527 WITH THE 'S... Celebrate their RENOVATIONS INTRODUCTION of the NEW ONIROYAL FASTRAK 4 PLY POLYESTER "BRAND NEW FOR 72" The new Fasrrak 4 ply polyester is the same design in tread pattern, tread depthr aspect ratio and styling as Uniroyal O.E. Belted Fastrak, original equipment on many 1972 automobiles. 4 PLY POLYESTER For strength with comfort. The lire cord material for up-to-date strength, safety and durability. It meets today's most demanding needs for a imooth comfortable ride. TREAD DEPTH Thousands of Iread edges in each tire form an aggressive tread design for traction and skid resistance. Combination of tread depth and 78 series design insure long de- pendable mileage. SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER............... EACH Similar Savings On All Sizes: C78-14...................22.95 E78-14...................23.25 F78-14...................24.95 078-14...................26.75 H78-14...................28.60 G78-15...................26.75 H78-15 28.60 (Whilewall) FOB THE ULTIMATE IN FRONT-END SERVICE -SEE US! We're experts when it comes to servicing cars. See us tomorrow for the Best Service BRAKES ALIGNMENT -fr SHOCKS BALANCE Take advantage of 01 Service Department Specials, tool CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE! JUST SAY- ITI" Airide In r- OTHER SIZES AT COMPARABLE PRICES Full 4-ply nylon 5-row nb design Engineered for the family car for dependable safe mileagel OTHER SIZES: 775-1418'88 825-1418-88 825-1518'88 "PRICES QUOTED ARE WHITEWAU" COS IETHBRIDGE 1621 3rd Avr. S., Phone 327-591J TABER 6201 50th Avo., Phono 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C. Phono UDENTS! If you aro seeking employment, don't wail weeks for that "high-pay" "all-summer" [ob, bo ready to accept short-term jobs that will not you more pay over the summer. Make full use of tho "Hiro-a-Student Campaign" by registering for work at Ihe new Sludent Manpower Centre. Early birds will havo best choice. NOW OPEN! THE CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE FOR STUDENTS 323 7th St. South Phone 328-8164 ;