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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Moy 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 25 ON THE TOWN Canadian Prime Minister Pierre takes a night off from official duties in to enjoy sorpe dancing at a His partner is identified as Bobo Drug Crackdoivn Planned AF An intensified crackdown of drugs to the United States from Can ada will be undertaken during the coming months by the customs Paul district director of the customs service said the effort is aimed at the flow of marijuana and other and dangerous drugs into the The new dubbed Opera tion is similar in scope to Operation Intercept along the border last year that tied up thousands of motor ists returning to the from The operation was aimed at marijuana and hashish An advisory issued by the cus toms service office in Washing ton warns that tourists crossing the border may be delayed because of more thorough bag gage inspections and otter 1 The advisory also refers to inspection of all foreign mail parcels and said the new pro gram is being initiated because the United States faces a grave danger from drug Italys Strike Wave Subsides HOME AP Italys spring strike wave subsided slightly and labor leaders post poned the threat of a general strike until after the regional and local elections June the three labor fed erations rejected the govern ments plan of social reform saying it was not specific More than govern ment employees ended a strike a day ahad of About top government bureau crats also returned to work after being on strike since May Railway employees went back to work in Northern Italy after a oneday but a similar walkout in central and southern Italy stopped the trains Rap Brown Reported In Algeria WASHINGTON AP The Evening Staf says United States government sources report that Negro militant Hubert Rap Brown is in Brown did not appear for trial May 4 hi Ellicptt on charges of inciting to riot and arson that resulted from a speech he made in in the state depart ment said it had no information from its office in Algeria to con firm that Brown is in that coun Brown was added to the Fed eral Bureau of Investigation list of the 10 mostwanted after he jumped bond set for the May 4 He was last seen March a former chairman of the Student NonViolent Co qrdinating faces fines of up to and up to seven years for jumping Algeria is the present refuge of Eldridge former in formation minister of the Black Panther The country has no reciprocal extradition agree ment with the More Troops Go To Ireland LONDON AP Britain will move 750 more troops into Northern Ireland to guard against possible unrest duting the national election campaign next The defence 11111115117 says the injection of the crack Royal Marine Commando forces will bring military strength in trou SUBWAY CONCRETE PRODUCTS CONCRETE PRODUCTS SEPTIC 121 North Mayor Magrafh Phone 3282298 bled Ulster to about The airlifts start early next Election day is Thurs June Northern Ireland Prime Min ister James ChichesterClarfc has expressed concern to the British government that the election could spark an ex plosion in underlying Protes tantRoman Catholic a n t a g o Tan the extre mist Protestant is expected to campaign for a seat in There are fears that fiery oratory from him and Ms opponents could whip up mob Smittys Pancake House Franchise Available Excellent location in Marathon Development in City of lethbridge to be open about Octo Cash required approximately Capital investment returned in ap proximately four For further information plejje write or phone SMITTYS PANCAKE HOUSES 709 8fh 2635683 403 Greene Rules Out Continental Energy Policy OTTAWA CP Energy Minister Greene said Fri day Canada still is interested in selling surplus energy resources to the United States but ruled out ever becoming involved in a continental energy The current approach to energy makes it appear as though it wants Canada to give it foreign he rather than become involved in a mu tuallybeneficial trade arrange The minister said in an inter view Canada is interested in selling anything of which it has a He said he lias informed Interim Secretary Walter nickel that it is useless to talk about the export of water to the because Canada still does not have an inventory of that Even if an inventory proved Canada had a surplus of sale would be difficult because Canada would have to consider its future the potential success of antipollution mea and take into account the past pattern where once an ex port market is served the tend ency is that it continue to bo STILL WANTS POLICY Hickel who is scheduled to confer in Washington next week with Northern Develop ment Minister Jean Chretien on various told the Wash ington National Press club Thursday he still believes in a North American energy policy covering water and He also termed very nation alistic the speech Greene gave in Denver last in a policy said he now opposes a continental energy A continental energy policy as most people understand Greene said would in volve serving of markets across boundaries in perpetuity strictly on the basis of who could pay the he would be an ab negation of sovereignty which would say our resources are iycur He said the has worsened the atmosphere for considcra Woman Killed In Accident CALGARY CP Janet of was identified Friday as the woman killed Thursday in a twocar collision 30 miles northwest of the Six other including four were injured in the none i UGH of trade in resources by tightening import restrictions on Canadian He said he hopes that Presi dent Nixon will reconsider the restrictions during the when energy is less in The minister said he does not feel the is trying to twist Canadas with the oil re striciions to force Canada to provide energy on a longterm but iljat is what the ma jority of Canadians ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PLAN 5 r7 INCREASED BENEFITS REDUCED RATES FOR RESIDENTS WITH LOW INCOME Important new benefits have been added to the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan effective July rounding out the Health Services by including insured hospital services and optional The Plan now provides the following e MEDICAL SERVICES of General Practitioners and Specialists at the approved schedule of G HOSPITAL SERVICES payment of hospital standard ward accommodation and all necessary services the patient will be responsible for the admission e OPTOMETRY refraction of the eyes for the fitting of eyeglasses now one examination available in each benefit o CHIROPRACTIC on basis of for each visit family limit now per benefit PODIATRY in accordance with the approved schedule of OSTEOPATHY on the basis of per visit family limit for these two services now per benefit 3 ORAL SURGERY the Plan pays for specified services limited to Injury to or diseases of the Alberta Blue Cross nongroup membership is available at new low rates through See the Alberta Blue Cross ad on Page 9 of this newspaper for services BASIC HEALTH SERVICES AND INSURED HOSPITAL SERVICES OPTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES ALBERTA BLUE CROSS NONGROUP Quarterly Basic Premium Rates Single Family Subsidized Basic Premium Rates Provincial Social T Assistance Recipients Those persons with no taxable income Or receiving federal Guaranteed Income Supplement Family Taxable income of not more than Taxable income of not more than Nil 8 Annual i I 1 Nil I j Quarterly Optional Services Premium Rates Family Reduced Optional Services Premium Rates Taxable income of not more than or receiving federal Guaranteed Income Supplement Annual Taxable income of not more than or receiving federal Guaranteed Income Supplement Family NOTE Provincial Social Assistance recipients will continue to receive other health services through the Department of Social Development and need not apply for Optional Health family combine taxable income of husband and NOTE A benefit period is from July 1st to June 30th of the following A pamphlet describing the changes to the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan in detail is now being delivered to Witch for Keep it for future ALBERTA HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMMISSION pP BOX 1360 ALBERTA g ;