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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Peacekeeping machinery breaks down SAIGON A walkout by the Viet-Cong delegation from the Joint Military Com- mission charged with implementing the Vietnam ceasefire means a breakdown of the peacekeeping machinery and an ominous sign for hopes of reducing hostilities. In the opposing Vietnam parties are not negotiating for the first time since the agreement on ending the war was signed in Paris Jan. 1973. In the South Viet- namese government suspended its participation in political talks with the Viet Cong in Paris because of what it cited as increased violations of the ceasefire. Neither the military negotiations in Saigon nor the Paris talks reported any progress in implementing the major provisions of the except for the exchange of prisoners. But observers said that as long as Saigon and Viet Cong dele- gates were there was hope something might be accomplished. Brig.-Gen. Phan Hoa head of the South Vietnamese delegation to the two-party said the Viet Cong walked out of a meeting of the chief delegates Friday and handed him a note saying they will no longer participate until diplomatic privileges and immunities granted them under the Paris agreement are restored. The Saigon government has isolated the Viet Cong from the cancelled their weekly news conferences and cut their telephone lines. Hiep says he has agreed to discuss privileges and immu- nities but that each time the subject has been put on the the Viet Cong stray from the issue and launch what he calls propaganda attacks on the Saigon government. Neither the Saigon political delegation in Paris nor the Viet Cong military delegation in Saigon has been indicating that there is still hope the talks might be resumed. The Viet Cong side could not be reached for comment. Hiep says the walkout does not signal the end of th JMC but that the situation is Fighting has continued. The South Vietnamese command lists more than South Vietnamese troops wounded or missing. It says that nearly North Viet- namese and Viet Cong have been killed. The political negotiators in Paris have yet to carry out such major provisions of the agreement as the establishment of a council of national reconciliation and concord to organize free and democratic elections. Children's auto seats code to go into effect Cheerful smile Princess Margaret gives a warm smile and a cheerful wave to the crowd as sne and Mayor Steve Juba leave city hall after the princess delivered a short speech to city council the first of a five-day visit in honor of Winnipeg's Centennial this year Try Before You UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION fjJjJMASCO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 Ministers meet at Jasper EDMONTON A meeting of consumer affairs ministers will be held at .Jasper. Alta.. from May 15 to 17 Boh Aiberta minister ot consumer said Friday He said the conference would be attended by about 60 persons representing all the provinces and the Northwest Territories. are a great number of pressing items that need urgent attention and that's why we're hosting this conference. The other provinces have been most eager to meet and have contributed significantly to the OTTAWA Proposed regulations for children's car which some critics say are ahead of existing tech- will go into effect any- Consumer Affairs Minister Herb Gray announced Friday. The regulations under the Hazardous Products Act will be brought in over the next 18 months The first phase takes effect July 1 Any child's car seat manufactured after July 31 and any sold after Oct. regardless of when it was must meet the new regulations. The regulations prevent the use of an adult car seatbelt to harness a child's require restraint harnesses to fall low Trade Employers and Employer Associations we need your ideas. ifi Alberta Labour has Hsiabhshed new authority for the Roaui of Industrial Relations to develop regulations regarding notice of termination o1 employment. Public hearings will he held to receive proposals for regulations that will accurately reflect the needs of Albania's working public. Suggestions are needed from all inierosted persons and groups. If you are interested in consulting with us on this please outline your ideas in a written brief and submit 10 copies of same Secretary _ Board of Industrial Relations Room 10808-99 Avenue Alberta Deadline for submissions is June 1974. MANPOWER AND LABOUR Board of Industrial Relations Public Hearings will hp held in EDMONTON June 19 7d 10 a.m to nonn and p rn to 4 p.m. Assembly1 Room Northern Albertd Juhiipp Auditorium 114 Strpet and 87 Avenue Alheita CALGARY June 1974 10am to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. CiuD Room Southprn AlbPitd Jubilee Auditorium 1415 14 S.W. Albei ta Written or verbal submissions will be welcome at the above hearings. on the child's hip to avoid ab- dominal injuries and shorten to six inches the existing 12- inch limit on body movement in static tests The more phase of the new regulations will atlect any child's car seat sold after Oct. 1975. These regulations will be based on tests simulating a real crash in a moving car. They will call A forward head movement limit of 18 inches in a 30-mile-per-hour head-on crash. side-to-side movement limit of 15 inches and a back- ward head movement limit of six inches. LABELS COMPULSORY The new regulations will also require more extensive information on both the seat and its carton as well as installation instructions. As of Nov. 1. seats must be labelled as complying with government safety stand- ards. Former regulations for chil- dren's car seats required only that the seats withstand a 1.000 pound static pull. Department officials say only one of about 50 children's car seat models currently on the market even comes close to the 18-inch head movement General Motors model for infants up to 20 pounds. The Canadian Standards Association recommends only that model and one by Ford for children up to 50 pounds. The new regulations are vir- tually unchanged from propos- als Mr. Gray announced March 4. At that the minister invited comments from industry and consumer groups before making the regulations final Friday. The 18-month phasing-in pe- riod will give industry ficient time to develop and put on the market seats meeting the new Mr. Gray said in a news release. Cancer rate lower among mentally sick persons Md and cancer re- searchers were urged Friday to join forces to explore the reason for the relatively low incidence of cancer among the mentally especially schizophrenics. A New York psychiatrist. Dr. Rene said this phe- nomenon has been overlooked by scientists and might provide a lead toward improved cancer treatment. Such a systematic exploration might lead to un- covering new chemical weapons against cancer based on the biochemistry of the said Dr. Mastrovito of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre. At the same he reported new evidence to support one of the theories that there is an emotional component involved in the onset of human in other there are personalities. He said his findings support the theory which holds that per- sons most likely to get cancer are those who are serious and and tend to control their impulses and emotions. the theory persons who are im- pulsive and outgoing emotionally are much less likely to be cancer victims. The psychiatrist made the comments in addressing the closing session of the world's first conference on regression of cancer The meeting was sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the American Cancer Society. CALGARY STAMPEDE GHUGKWAGON SWEEPSTAKE Srd'IO.OOO TICKET ws BEST TIME 9 Every night 'thru 12 Tkkct-hdders on otter wagons nightly. BUY THE BONUS MK '100 each CRUCKMON SWEEPSTAKE Please tend by return Bon 1900. Albcrla. Canada T2P 5K8 tickets at S2 each 3-tickel Bonus Paks S5 each I enclose cheque money order made payable ta CALGARY STAMPEDE Name Addreu Cily Town Province Potlal Code Phone No............... CLIP AND MAH. COUPON NOW1 PBINT1___________ YOUR CALGARY STAMPEDE JULY TLliy Watch for the 17th ANNUAL LETHBRIDQE Y's MEN'S CLUB TV AUCTION May 15 8 to 11 p.m. CJOC-TV Channel 7 Complete listing in May 14th Lethbridge Herald ;