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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1970 THI LFtHSRIDCI HERALD 19 Plan Tougher Penalties For Erring Drivers By SCOTT BUTTON Canadian Press Staff Writer Aylmcr is a tobacco farming community in south western with Imagine the shock and grief that would arise if this typical Canadian rural community were wiped out by an earth quake or some other About the same number of Canadians are killed in traffic accidents each A CrossCanada Survey by The Canadian Press indicates that all 10 provinces are con and are taking steps to reduce the highway Some of these steps are of old or me chanically unsound cars from the road education pro grams laws for drinking drivers the quality of roads penalties for poor Study Shows Viet Cong Planned Mass Killings SAIGON AP A research study says the mass killing of citizens of South by Communistled troops in an 1968 offensive was planned and rather than random The study report says the kill ing occurred in three stages during a 26day battle for starting with the elimination of persons on a blacklist and end ing in efforts by the retreating troops to leave no University Gets Grant OTTAWA CP The Univer sity of Alberta in Edmonton has been awarded to estab lish an institute of earth and planetary the National Research Council announced The made available through NRCs program to de velop new or interdisciplinary research will be given to the institute in instalments over the next four Studies to be conducted in the new institute will be used hi ex ploration of the inner mineral explo and various at mospheric experiments of the northern magnetic storms and solar director of the said that man can not hope to control the biologi cal causes of such things as global pollution unless he under stands the physics of the situa He expects that the insti tutes findings will contribute to that WORKERS GET RIGHTS ROME Reuters The Ital ian Parliament passed a bill Thursday guaranteeing freedom and individual dignity to work The new law will protect arid assure them the right to hold union meetings in their fac tories outside working These findings are reported by Douglas a United States government political ana yst and author who is widely as a top Western ex pert on the Viet Cong lis titled The Viet Cong Strategy of says evi dence indicates that virtually all known victims the bloodbath were slain by some 150 local Viet rather than North Vi etnamese He says it is not known where the execution orders Pike says bodies have been exhumed from the series of mass and single graves a nearly 20 locations south anc southeast of the old imperial In per sons are listed as Virtually no Communist Kill ing was due to frustration or panic during the Communist withdrawal at the Pike Quite the to trace back any single killing is to dis coyer that almost without ex ception it was the result of a de cision rational and justifiable in the Communist In fact most killings from the Communist impera Al International Harvester we are meeting thi Import tractor pricei this HERES WHAT YOU GET INTERNATIONAL 624 TRACTOR complete with 3 wheel 1PTO at the SPECIAL PRICE OF point calcium S5485 Lefhbridge THIS INCLUDES A brand new tractor completely equipped Ful manufacturers warranty Complete dealer before and after delivery of Finance to November 1970 Guaranteed parti service We will take Dont be mislead by recent statements that tractor prices in general are higher in Canada than in the country of You dont need to buy a tractor from someone you dont here to serve International Harvester Sales Service 304 Stafford lethbridge Phone 3273125 Lebanon Ambassador Raps Canada OTTAWA CP Ambassa dor AIM Gebara of Lebanon ha criticized the lack of any official Canadian expression of sympa thy or concern about this week attack on Lebanon by In a news release issuei today by the Lebanese embassy Ambassador Gebara said Can ada has chosen to ignore unprovoked attack upon United Nations member coun despite expressions of con cern over many less importan incidents in the Middle Eas Canadas attitude could re flect unfavorably upon rela tions between Canada and Leba he The release referred briefly t this weeks visit to Canada b Israels foreign Abb who said the attack o Lebanon was legitimate an Ambassador G bara said undefended village were attacked by artil lery and armor and blown TOP BOOKIE QUITS LONDON AP William one of the worlds rid est his re ttrement Wednesday as chair of Holders Investmei The company had a be ting turnover of last Hill I began his bookmUdng career in the or irresponsible Most provinces are using all of these methods and he provincebyprovince sur rey in western Canada MANITOBA A total of 172 deaths came n 27 fewer than in 1968 md 36 less than the record set in Thirteen deaths oc curred in the first two months of this two more than a year Car registfation is expected to surpass last years and the department of jansportation is distributing walletsize cards ex plaining penalties for break ing highway The greater Winnipeg Safety Council last year grad uated drivers from an eighthour course on how to avoid largest number of drivers in an simi lar course in it SASKATCHEWAN A total of 177 fatalities oc curred on the provinces high ways last compared with 211 in Car registra tions apparently are remain ing about the same this year as The legislature in April passed tougher laws for drink ing Suspensions of three years will be given to those convicted for a third time of dangerous or impaired ALBERTA A record 434 traffic deaths took place in 34 more than the previous And a 20percent increase in traffic deaths has been registered so far this To help combat the rising death toll and increasing num ber of cars on the the province introduced demerit points March Drivers ac cumulating 15 points will have their licences BRITISH COLUMBIA Highway accidents took 542 lives in compared with a record 573 the previous Through the first three months of this the num wr of death rose to 97 from 64 a year Registration of cars has in creased this year to rom a year The demerit system also is practised in this and when a driver reaches nine points he has the option of a licence suspension or taking a Senior 70 or be reexamined by a driving inspector every two years and must have a doctors Since 1 it has been ille gal to drive without liability or personal Procla mation is being awaited for legislation passed in 1967 that would require those 16 or 17 years of age to take driver training before seeking a lic Ottawa Still Paying For Indian Health Care CALGARY CP The fed eral government will continue o pay for Indian health care in says Health Minister James He told a news conference Ottawa had said it intended to ransfer the responsibility to he province but confirmed in a let er Wednesday it will continue pay But Ottawa will refuse to pay for mental health services for native which it had re iused to do since last Henderson said new reg ulations covering hospital and medical care coverage will go before the cabinet He said premiums of for a single person and for a effective July will cover less than 20 per cent of the cost of Albertas health care insurance GeneratorWheat Swap Is 3rd Saskatchewan Deal Henderson said the pub lic will soon become concerned over the hidden costs of health as it has become aroused over rocketing education Both had doubled in five The health minister said a lack of priorities has forced Cal gary into a crash pollutioncon trol Calgary had been lulled into a false sense of security about pollution by sewage in the Bow River because the rivers flow had been stabilized by hydro It was a lack of stabiliza tion that made Edmonton aware of the pollution Calgary was somewhat slow to realize that secondary treat ment of sewage neces REGINA CP Saskatche wan Power Corporation has completed a transaction with Japanese interests that includes the purchase of bush els of Premier Ross Thatcher announced The wheat is the total pay ment for a turbo generator about destined for Boundary Dam power sta tion at in the prov inces southeast Tenders for the 150megawatt generator have been awarded to Marubeni lida Canada of The firm represents Hitachi a big manufacturer of electric a 1 equipment in Thatcher said in a state ment Marubeni has agreed to take the wheat as a condition of the We will ask and nsist that the Canadian Wheat Board make possible tiie deliv ery of Saskatchewan wheat on the Purchase of the wheat is to take place between July and December Tenders on the generator were received Torn firms in Switzerland and Japan and Ma rubeni was the lowest The wheat exchange arrange ment is the third of its kind that the Saskatchewan govern ment has completed in the last 12 Saskatchewan Pow er Corporation is a Crown cor Thatcher said that In three no price cutting has been He said he was disappointed at the lack of enthusiasm for such arrange ments expressed by the wheat board and federal INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 3273009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH YIELD HIGHER The average farmer In t h United States produces seven times as much for each hour of work as he did 50 years MINIMUM THIS YEAR TO DO YOUR JOB An authorized dealership will be placed In hands of one man in your His job will be work with prospective At our expense we will supply a faclory representative 1o train and work with you for tha first Necessary requirements Married man between 25 and 50 years Experience in sales or business field an Required investment finances are secondary to sincerity and ability to follow For application and additional Box ALBERTA IMPORTANT NOTICE Persons NOT BORN in Canada NOW REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP TO OBTAIN A CANADIAN PASSPORT Give full including place of Birth and length of Residence In Canada to The Court Of Canadian Citizenship 309 7th CALGARY Phone 2627737 DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE Its a VICIOUS CIRCLE When someone stops someone stops When someone stops someone stops When someone stops someone stops When some one stops someone stops When someone stops someone stops Dont Get Caught In This Circle Advertise Regularly In The Lethbridge Herald SERVING AND SELLING THE SOUTH Phone 3284411 ;