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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friduy, May 15, 1970 _ THE fETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Low-Dose Birth Pills Favored New Test Runs For Turbotrain lly KEN KELLY t'nnutliaii Press Science Writer OTTAWA (CP) A federal advisory committee has recom- mended lhal doclors whenever possible prescribe birth control pills lliat are low in content of the hormone estrogen. It says significantly more re- ports are received about blood clots among women using high estrogen pills. And, il adds, if doclors switch llieir patients to a low-estrogen Smitty's Pancake House Franchise Available Excellent location in Marathon Development in City of Lelhbridge to be open about Octo- ber, 1970. Cash required approximately Capital investment relurned in ap- proximately four years. For further information please write or phone SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSES LTD. 709 Blh Ave. S.W., CALGARY, Alberta. 263-5683 (403) pill, additional contraceptive steps may be needed for Lbe firsl month. The Canadian Medical Asso- ciation lermed the blood clot risk 'extremely small." In a statement, commenting on the report, the association supports the key recommenda- tion lhat doctors prescribe low- dose pills. It adds, as does the report, that higher dose pills may have to be used to Ireal physical conditions needing hor- mone is nol for contraception. The slalment also makes the first public reference to British evidence (hat oral contracep- FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! lives Uicmsclvcs do not increase risk of liearl attacks bul they may do so in women prone to heart wilh high blood pressure, high blood cho- lesterol levels, cxc e s s i v c smokers or with a family his- tory of heart disease. The association recommends careful assessment of family medical hislory, obesity and smoking habits with a review al least annually. Airline Tickets Tax increased WASHINGTON (AP) A bill raising the tax on domestic air- line tickets to eight from five per cent to help finance a 10- year airways development pro- gram has been pr.ssed by Ihe House of Representatives and sent to President Nixon. The tax increase .and in- creased user fees will raise an estimated to help pay for runway and airway im- provements beginning July 1. MONTREAL (CP) Can ada's first turbine-powered pas senger train will return to serv ice May 25 as a result of a deci sion by Canadian National Rail ways to give the super-stream lined train a second crack on the Montreal-Toronto run, The announcement of the re entry into service of the trou ble-plagiied turbctrain was made today at a news confer ence by J. H. Richer, vice-presi dent of the CN's St. Lawrence Region. Mr. Richer said three of the seven-car turbotrains will he ready for service, one leaving daily at a.m. from Mon treat. to Toronto and anothei leaving at the same lime from Toronto for Montreal. The third train will be re- served for standby duty. The turbotrains were first in (reduced into commercial serv ice Dec. 12, 1968. They were re v. Zeller's County Fair South Lelhbridge Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrnlh Drive Open Daily a.m. Io 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. Io 1 D.m Thursday and Fridav 9 at TOP ARTISTS IPs ELVIS PLUS MANY OTHERS ZELCO '1600' LINE INTERIOR LATEX 45 R.P.M. RECORDS 4 CU. FT. PEAT MOSS 'BUCKSHOT7 HOT DOG ORANGE DRINK Quantities limited All ITEMS ON SAtE FRIDAY ond SATURDAY ONLY BERMUDA DESIGN TABLE and UMBRELLA SETS fool umbYella. 42" fable. Regular 72.00 Value Open Daily 9 a.m. 1 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. io 1 p.m.j Thurs. and Fri. 9 a.m to 9 p.m. SAPLING TREES BEDDING PLANTS MOTOR OIL FISHING LURES AND ACCESSORIES WASHER SPIN DRYER moved from service Jan. 1SUS, for further1 testing afte problems had developed as a re suit of the severe Canadian win ter. COST SKYROCKETS Original estimates were flia the sleek new trains, to be leased by Hie CN from United Aircraft of Canada Ltd. with an option to purchase, would cos about but the delays and massive modification worl have increased the cost by sev eral million dollar's. Neither CN nor United Aircraft officials would give the exact cost. The turbotrain is designed cover the 335-mile Montreal-To- ronto journey in four hours, fivi minutes, chopping nearly an hour off the lime required foi the CN's Rapido (o travel the distance. The trains returning to serv ice after more than 85 modilica tions will have accumulated more than 42.000 miles in run ning tests, including in se- 'ere winter conditions. The turbos were taken to Northern Ontario and Quebec fcr the ccnc c n t r a I e d colt weather tests. Temperatures ranged down to 50 degrees below zero. Eban Visit Protested By Arabs OTTAWA (CP) About 25 Arab demonstrators marchec on Parliament Hill Thursday and shouted at Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban as he drove off from meetings with externa' affairs department officials. The demonstrators competec with the tulips for the tourists' attention as (hey paraded slowly n the warm sunshine chanting 'Long live A] Fatah" and 'Long live Palestine." Mr. Eban's departure was heavily guarded by RCMP and city police. Security officers far outnumbered I h e demonstra- ors. The protection included ilain-clotliesmen perched atop roofs of Ihe Parliament Build- ngs. The demonstrators were pro- esting the Israeli attack on Le- banon aimed at Al Fatah Pales- tinian guerrilla bases. Mr. Eban is in Ottawa for lu'ee-days of meetings with Ex- ems] Affairs Minisler Mitchell harp, parliamentary leaders and government officials. The marchers dispersed with- out incident after the foreign ninister's cavalcade left Ihe Hill. usurauce Firm Would Cut Rale TORONTO (CP) One aulo insurance companyls willing to cut rates by 20 per cent on cars equipped with improved bumpers that will prevent dam- age in 10-mile-an-hour crashes, an insurance official said. here. J. R. A. MacKenzie. director of the Insurance Institute of Canada, declined to name the company in a panel discussion at a meeting of the Insurance Institute of Ontario. Mr. MacKenzie, v i c e-presi- dent of State Farm Insurance Companies of T o r o n t o, said most insurance companies will reduce premiums as protective features on cars improve. (Formerly Mechanic Salrs) 3rd Ave. and llth Si. S. Phon. 327-3933 Outdoor Fun Begins at Prices effective until closing Saturday, May 16lh TABLE RITE RED BRAND STEAK Frying Chicken Freshi never frD2en. Canada Utilily and Grode TOP VAtU ASSORTED Canned Pop ,0.OI ,ins 12. McGAVIN'S HAMBURGER OR Hot Dog Buns Pkg.oM22 IGA CHOICE Cream Corn 14.01. Iins4 NABOB Jelly Powders 1 Asst. 3-oz. pkgs........... I I for WTW ALPHA .MILK Strawberries IGA CHOICE PEAS 14-oz. TINS for UUIK (In. Bonus of free LIBBY DEEP Brown Beans lini 3 for 1i00 ZIP BEEF Dog Food 9 MEXICAN RED RIPE WATERMELON EACH Corn on Cob Raspberry Jam for Top Valu 24-oz. lin 69' WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;