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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD May 1974 Banff report released BANFF. Alta. A federal government report released during the weekend says residents of this national park town should be given greater control of their own affairs. But it stressed that Ottawa should remain in charge of planning the role and final size of the town of Banff. The recommendations came from an interim report of a federally appointed committee studying how the townsite is governed. It suggests a local governing body be set up under the National Parks Act to provide for local services and administration and to establish and collect local taxes. The local group would thus take over many of the responsibilities now held by federal administrators. The report says that while there should be more consultation with local residents in planning the responsibility for planning the shape and role of the townsite lies with Parks It says the leasehold system of land holding should although the security of tenure of leases should be improved and the system of payment of lease charges should be made more equal. It adds that the principle required employment in a national park to qualify for residency must be strengthened and FARMERS AND TRUCKERS Don't be half safe Install a brand new engine and re-power your truck for spring and summer work Restore like-new performance and efficiency. TRUCK MOTOR SIZES 350 and 427 cu. in. Our experience has proven that complete or basic drop-in engines are more economical than a major engine over- haul. a Engine House of the All work done by our qualified factory trained experts SPRING OLDSMOBILE IRRIGATION PUMPING ENGINES Brand New. 455 cu. in. enoines.........SPECIAL Let us give you an estimate on your motor needs. Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile GM Parts Distributor 2nd Avenue and 8th Street South Phone 328-1101 CLOSING OUT The Clothes Cache EVERYTHING MUST GO We Specialize In Lee and G.W.G. Also Top Quality Used Clothing. 309-5th St. S. Phone 329-3131 Desperate Don a 22- year-old Vietnam broke and facing eviction from his Fla. wants doctors to amputate his injured and painful leg so he can get a job and support his sick wife and infant son. Veterans administration doctors have saying that additional treatment may save his leg. Crash survivor 'I'm very lucky' Mont. Sandy rescued from the wreckage of a mountainside plane celebrated her 19th birthday in a Butte grateful to be alive. she recounting the April 27 crash which claimed the lives of two of her three companions. The other Matthew Sandy's was released from the hospital recently. Killed were the Michael and his Terrance both 19. The four residents of had been en route for a holiday in Mexico. Sandy doesn't remember the crash itself and doesn't particularly want to. had to stay in Butte overnight because of a she said. On the flight out the next she were about feet and still climbing. We hit a downdraft and the tail of the plane just went down. I remember but I don't remember anything after Aeronautics officials estimated the plane crashed about 10 minutes after leaving at a.m. The three at were out in the snow and freezing weather two days and one night before rescuers arrived. got out of the plane Hearings open in Montana Mont. Hearings started Monday on whether the Anaconda company has to meet state air pollution standards. At issue are the sulphur dioxide emissions from the copper smelter in Anaconda. and the quality of air in the Anaconda Valley. The company is asking for a variance from strict state air pollution but the Montana department of health has recommended that the variance be denied. and pulled me and Terry. He couldn't get Michael Sandy said. STAYED ON WING The three stayed on a wing of the plane all that day. was awake all day talking to she said. cuddled together to keep warm. During the night he slipped down somehow and when we woke he was who suffered a broken was the least seriously injured and was able to walk a bit and she said. Her injuries a broken fractured several broken punctured ruptured liver and many broken facial bones. With her face literally Sandy couldn't eat at the crash even after rescuers brought sandwiches. The only food in the she was a chocolate bar. sucked on a piece of that. We ate some About eight inches of snow fell while they were at the crash site and their sleeping bags became soaked. Sandy said she spent quite a bit of time worrying about whether they be found. could hear planes going over all the but we couldn't see them and of they couldn't see us But at dusk the clouds lifted and Lew piloting a decided to make one more pass over a canyon. He spotted the wreckage and a ground party was dispatched. NEWSPAPER CLOSES RIO DE JANEIRO The flagship of Latin America's largest communications empire ceased publication Monday. 0 Jornal. a Rio de Janeiro morn- ing was the cornerstone of Diarios Associados. a group of 34 23 radio stations. 17 television two magazines and a news agency. The newspaper's circulation was estimated at daily anil Sunday. There are 11 other daily newspapers in this Brazilian citv. Ask for them either way. TheyVe the same satisfying cigarette The Department of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;