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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Moy 6, 197? THE IETHBRI0GE HERAID 9 Pepin issues warning to foreign companies OTTAWA (CP) Trade Min- ister Jean-Luc Pcpin issued an indirect wnrning I'Yiday 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 roll, 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 (hat all foreign takeovers of companies with assets of or annual IIBC Maoist Ferdman 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 Ferdman, 25, arrived at the immigration of- fice as ordered and was driven to Elaine, Wash., where he crossed [he border into the United Slates. Ferdnian. who hurled leaflets prolesling U.S. imperialism info flie Commons in Ottawa last jjiontli, ivas originally ordered deported last June but ap- pealed. AUTHOR DIES NEW YORK (AP) Maurice Samuel, 77, author and critic who wrole 25 books and trans- lated other major works from Yiddish to English, died at Belli Israel Hospital Thursday after a long illness. Samuel's best known works include Jews on Approval which he wrote in 1032 and The World of Sr-olom Alei- t'hem. winner of the Wolf Award in 1941. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABtlSHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4lh Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 gross sales of million be ap- proved by tbe government. Mr. Pepin was asked in the Commons whether be will scl up a unit to have some surveil- lance over foreign takeovers which might take place before the bill becomes law. Tlie minister said the law would not be retroactive. "Bui expect that people who intend to 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 lo notify him before buying a Canadian company before the law came in, the minister said: "Prudence." BLOCKED TAKEOVERS The government has stepped in on major foreign takeovers before and prevented them, ho noted. He cited the govern- menl's refusal lo permil Ameri- can inleresls lo purchase Deni- son Mines Lid. and similar in- lervenliou when American in- terests were negoliating lo buy Home Oil Co. which was eventually sold to Consumers Gas Co., a Canadian corpora- lion. The situation has not changed, Mr. Pepin said, and the govern- ment would move in lo prevent takeovers on an ad hoc basis again it it found such a move necessary. Bennetts libelled SLIDES KILL 6 CARACAS Six rhildren have died in landslides caused by rain which has heen lashing most of Venezuela for several days, leaving people homeless. CURRIE'S FINE FOODS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK and A.M. TO P.M. Fresh 1516 9lh Ave- s- Produce BETWEEN THE TWO HOSPITALS Special loans for homeowners at Associates If vnu'ic vour eligible lor speiri.il IloniccMvncrLcian .il A55OCMIC5 any lime ynu need c.-ish. That Tiir.ins we may be able lo give you a belter deal. I ou-rriMd's... or longer terms... or rvrn both. '1 hi.1 .imoiinl yon c.in borrow is limilcil only bv the equily you have in your home. ]l i.iy he or more. So il you have hie.h-inlcrcstdeblsoublandmp, nr il you need c.ir.Il fora second car, n bo.it, or anvolher reason, l.ilk lo Associates alioul a low jnlcresl Homeowner Loan. Sec how much bcllcr oil you'll be-long-lcrm. 1014 Third Avenue South 327-5711 ASSOCIATES MORTGAGE CREDIT LIMITED If t company Is In doubt aljoul a takeover, he said, it would he in ils best interests to Inform him. A reporter suggested the gov- ernment probably will not step in on anything other than unu- sually major lakeovers hefora its bill becomes law. -Mr. Pepin agreed. Asked whether he expects a rash of takeovers of firms of other sizes, the minister said: "1 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- i than 200 parts per j million under the food and drug permitted Canada, he said. As well In backs projects EDMONTON (CTI Thc Law Society of Alberta will continue to support [he sludent legal services projecls in the province for the foreseeable fu- ture, says society president Eric McCuaig, The legal services project of Alberta law students deserves special recognition, Mc- Cuaig said during an address at the opening of the new Al- berta law centre on the Uni- versity of Alberta campus. "The law society has been pleased to assist in Iho devel- I opment of this undertaking and j will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, he said. !PROUD OF STUDENTS "We are proud of the stu- dents for developing this ser- i vice on their own initiative. keeping preserved meals red- I The legal services handled looking, these help prevent j about 2.200 cases during the growth of a dangerous bacteria four-month period it functioned Law society, Hydmon sees no movement against school spending EDMONTON (CP) Educa- tion Minister Lou Hyndman said Friday that voters in the Wainwright school division who refused to approve the school board's request for an addition- al (or the 1972 bunget "do not indicate the province- that the plebiscite has turned down. been i needed over set limits woulu [have to come taxpayers. Thursday's as a wlioie." "I don't think you can gen. cralize when there are 215 or mc described it as con- so he said. lary lo the democralic process He added he "did not know what to make of it" although he rejected the Interpretation that it was a vanguard of a larger movement against the costs of education in general. The vote in Wainwright was the second time in two months which causes botuline poisoning. "If we banned (hem we would be concerned that there might be a growth of this organ- ism, the c 1 o s t r i d i u m botu- he said in an interview. Botulism is usually fatal. The U.S. case, filed by a citi- ztns' group connected with Ralph Nader's consumer organ- izations, alleges the additives combine in foods with other sub- stances, called amines, to pro- duce a cancer-causing com- pound. Dr. Chapman said sodium ni- trite and nitrate do combine to produce nitrosamines, but said these are ties." in "minute quanti- VAMCOUVER (CP) A British Columbia Supreme Court judge Thursday fount the Vancouver Sun had libeller! the two sons o! Premier W. 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 tec hearing in Victoria. The judge ordered The Sun Publishing Co. Ltd., Pacific Press Ltd. Publisher Stuart Kealc 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 each of the four Bennett stores in Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton and Kamloops a total of Older women ivould benefit under job-training plan OTTAWA (CP) Older women wishing to return to the work force would he eligible for government-sponsored training programs under amendents to the Adult Occupational Training Act outlined today by Manpower Minister Bryce Mackasey. The amentment, which also would benefit younger workers, include eliminating the co-called three-year rule. Under the rule, workers had to be members of Continuing education for doctors EDMONTON (CP) Al- berta physicians may be re- quired to take continuing edu- calion programs within Ihe next five years as a condition of the right to practice, says Dr. James Oshiro of Coaldale. Tbe president-elect of the Al- berta Medical Association said Hint if instituted, the continuing education requirmenl would af- fccl all physicians It might also include a med- ical audit through wliich the competence of doctors would be assessed, be said in an Interview. While be thought Ihe Idea was a good one, il would be difficult to establish. MAJOR PROBLEM Dr. Oshiro said he does not inow how the programs might be satisfied, but "maybe every hrce years physicians should spend Ihree weeks in a major lospilal lo gel caugbl up on he latest procedures." The major problem was lo find a plan that was "fair and jusl to all physicians." He said rural doctors may find it al- most impossible to leave their praclice uiilcnded for any [englli of lime. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta is con- sidcring asking tbe provincial government for changes in (he Medical Professions Acl that would give il. Ihe lo re- quire continuing educalion as n condilion lo licencing. the work force for three years before becoming eligible for the subsidized course. Mr. Mackasey told the Ootn mons that the rule, in force since 19G7, 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 return to work were discriminated against by it. The amendments also will allow the manpower department to bolster its on-the-job training program and to enter into nego- tiations with groups 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 on Sunday EDMONTON (CP) The exhibition grounds will be open a Sunday for Ihe first time in ils iM-year hislory and an application may be made to serve liquor with meals Sun- day, July 23, Jack Bailey, pres- ident of the Edmonton Ex- hibition Association, said today. Mr. Bailey said no games of chance or gambling will be al- lowed. Ilidcs. exhibil buildings, displays, food services Riid the grandstand show will he open, Ihus increasing Klondike Days to 10 days from nine. WANTED Men for inside and outside sales wilh knowledge of air conditioning equipment, con- trols and heating supplies for southern Alberta. Send resume of experience lo Box 23 LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB Invites APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP FOR INFORMATION CONTACT THE MANAGER Telephone 327-2527 last yeur. Assistance is offered under I he supervision of prac- tising lawyers. Last year, the students work ed in Edmonton, Calgary, Banff and Fort Saskatchewan lo pro- vide assistance to persons who did not qualify for legal aid and could not afford a lawyer. About 50 sludenls were in- volved in the project. Law far nil v quota imposed EDMONTON (CP) The general faculties council of the University of Alberta has ap- proved a recommendation that a quota be imposed on enrol- ment in first-year law. In 1977-T3 only 180 students will be enrolled "and thereafter the quota" will be determined "in such a way as to yield a maximum enrolment of the council savs. Hoover building WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Nixon has named the slill to be completed, million FBI headquarters The J. Edgar Hoover building, but says it is the organization Hoo- ver developed in his 4B years as director that will be his me- morial. Stan Maertz, associate execu- tive director of the Alberta School Trustees Association, said the vole "is nut against education itself, but miner against tax increases in gener- al." "TJu's is one way the elector- ate can express their pent-up feelings about tax increases.'1 Murray Jampolsky, p r e s I- dcnl-clecl of the Alberta Teach- ers Association, expressed sur- prise at the size of the nega- _... _ became ne-1 live vote, but said It was "a cessary when the government j reaction toward over-all tax- vote was 1.0110 ing the extra i in favor. The "No" voles won by only 45 in the first plebiscite March 1H. A plebiscite in Leduc on Mon- day for also was turn- ed down. of government through elected representatives. The plebiscites placcd controls spending, ruling on that school money alion in rather than a stab al cducalion. OFFICIAL OPENING GRAND VIEW NURSING HOME CARDSTON Wed., May 10 1 p.m. Tour followed by lea. 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