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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 News In brief Pakistan-China RAWALPINDI Air Marshal Asghar leader of Pakistan's opposition Tehriak Istaquala said today the government should press for a defence pact with neighboring China to counteract India's newly- acquired nuclear capability. He also called for a in which healthy citizen is trained in the use of arms and is capable of making a contribution to defence. a force would substantially re- duce India's nuclear he said Light sentence appealed EDMONTON An Alberta district court judge Friday handed down an unusually light sentence for heroin but within two hours the federal government had filed a notice of appeal that the sentence be increased. District court judge John Cormack imposed a one-day jail sentence and three-year probation order on Thomas of who pleaded guilty to two charges of selling heroin to undercover policemen last June. Rabies safely treated EDMONTON All five Edmonton residents who contracted rabies from a northern dog have safely completed a 14-day rabies vaccine treatment and returned to says the city's deputy medical officer of health Dr. L. D. Allan said the administered to stomach muscles in a painful series of are no longer only uncomfortable. Refuses to testify EDMONTON A judicial inquiry into the affairs of the Alberta Housing Corporation was told Friday one of its witnesses has refused to testify. Inquiry counsel Rod McLennan said the co- operation of Quebec authorities will be needed to get testimoiny from Victor Farkas of Farkas Realty Ltd. in Montreal on a million loan borrowed from sources in West Germany in 1969. Storms strand hundreds Australia Hundreds of persons were left stranded today after blizzards and torrential rains hit two mountain areas in New South isolating traffic and cutting power and commu- nications. Thirty-four persons in a tourist bus spent the night in freezing temperatures after their vehicle was stuck in a large snowdrift. 4Hot' material lost 111. Teams of air force specialists and state officials searched unsuccessfully Friday for a 15-pound canister of radioactive material believed to have been aboard a cargo plane that crashed during a thunderstorm. Officials described the material as harmless. Investigators did recover recording devices that may reveal what caused the Saturn Airways C-130 to killing four persons. Bank robber captured HONG KONG A dozen hostages held for more than 19 hours in a Kowloon bank overpowered a would-be bank robber today and emerged police radio broadcasts said. The who had earlier told police by telephone he was a Chinese businessman from was led from the bank with a paper bag over his head to hide his face from spectators. Phanton LONDON London doctors are receiving state payments for more than KITCHEN NOOK SEE AD ON PAGE 20 half a million patients on their a British member of Parliament said today. Marcus Labor mem- ber for a London said more than 3.2 million patients are on doctors' lists in the inner London although the official estimated population is only about 2.7 million. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE Deaths Brian an internationally known University of Alberta scientist in the field of insects. Dear Looft den Heer THE It's tor another of our monthly family breakfasts. OUR GUEST SPEAKER WILL BE- BERTTERMORS a man of Dutch who immigrated from Holland in 1958 to Winnipeg. He has since moved to B.C.where he has formed the Ter Mors Sons Building Contractors Ltd. with his 3 sons. He is very active in com- munity church affairs in Sidney. Come and let's share in a delightful morning together at the El Rancho Motor on June 1974 at 9 a.m. To reserve a place for you your family please phone 328-9420 or 328-3553. Looking forward to meeting you there Sincerely FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMENS FELLOWSHIP INT. A District Sedate campaigner Prime Minister Trudeau watches Abbotsford cheerleader. Tory attack harsh in Grit stronghold CANADIAN PRESS Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield took his July 8 election campaign into the Liberal stronghold of Quebec unleashing a harsh attack on economic pol- icies of the Trudeau govern- ment. speak for the big and organized interests who have enough muscle and financial backing to ride he told voters in a rural- urban riding about 45 miles north of Montreal. speak for a complacent an elite which they do not choose to challenge but to Prime Minister Trudeau spent the day in British accusing the Conservative and New Democratic parties of showing contempt for Parlia- ment. Both urged the govern- ment to implement measures in the federal budget after conies at a busy time' The June election campaign will be difficult because many people are away from home on vacations or are busy working on the Social Credit candidate said in Brooks Friday night. Jim president of the Social Credit Crowfoot constituency won the party's nomination for the July 8 federal election by acclamation. He will oppose Conservative Jack Homer who held the seat in the last parliament. The Liberals and NDP have yet to nominate candidates in Crowfoot. Jim a school teacher from was unopposed in his nomination bid for the Social Credit candidacy for the Red Deer seat. That seat was held by Conservative Gordon Towers. John Skoberg is attempting to regain the seat he lost to Conservative Doug Neil in the 1972 election. Mr. Skoberg held the seat between 1968 and 1972. In Bob Wenman won the Progressive Conservative nomination for the Fraser Valley West seat and Bob Brisco won the Conservative nomination for the Kootenay West seat. Labor Minister Fernand Guindon of Ontario said today he will leave his cabinet post to seek the Progressive Conservative nomination for Stormont-Dundas in the July 8 federal election. There are no other announced candidates for the which will be conducted June 6. The riding was held in the last house by Speaker Lucien who announced he would not seek re-election. If ypu can wait til I Monday Blow the whistle on a riot of rip-roaring bargains from an inventory of millions of Shoppers Stoppers start May 27 Simpsons-Sears they used it to defeat the he said. an extraordinary contempt of Parliament these men are he said of Mr. Stanfield and NDP Leader David Lewis. Mr. continuing his 10-city national tour spent the day in Saskatoon where he blasted the Conservative policy of temporary price and income controls. Canadians have a right to know before voting kind of control system the Tories have in he said at the end of a busy cam- paign day. He told voters it is difficult to describe the Conservative proposal because the party does not know what kind of program it wants. Mr. Stanfield's re- peated assertions that his party still favors a 90-day wage and price freeze with an 18-month period of controls to I am a little uncertain this is actually the case. say that because Mr. Stanfield is also He said he doubts that prices can be frozen but can bet your Olympic lottery ticket that the Tories mean business when they talk about a wage the NDP leader fielded questions on an open- line radio held a news conference and met privately with Roy president of the National Farmers' which has its headquarters in Saskatoon. Mr. completing his first swing across the opened the day in Vancouver where he talked to students and toured a sawmill and a senior citizens' apartment building. Speaking without a text to about students at Point Grey secondary he said being a Canadian means living with more freedom any other country I Canada will re-examine its entire aid program to India as a result of the nuclear test but will not cut off assistance such as he said. am very dis- appointed that they spent all this money and technology on a nuclear bomb when their people are On the proposed Quebec lan- guage he said he hasn't read the bill and is not defending it. But Canadians had a right to speak to the government in their own language. Mr. Trudeau concluded the day with a 40-mile drive to Ab- botsford in the Fraser Valley where he levelled his contempt charge at the two opposition parties. He referred to Mr. Stanfield as overworn and said Mr. with his anti-corporate is beginning to like a man driving through life with his horn Alberta considers housing measures EDMONTON Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely said Thursday the government is considering various to help middle-income families buy homes. He said in the legislature that making interest paid by middle-income Albertans on home mortgages deductible from provincial income tax was one of the measures being studied. It would be necessary to get agreement from Ottawa to administer such a tax deduction system within the confines of the federal- provincial income tax collection agreement. he said in an interview outside the on the basis of Ottawa's willingness to Lack of security blamed for spills VANCOUVER A lack of security allowed over gallons of highly toxic jet fuel to spill from a tank at Canadian Forces Base an official of Environment Canada charged Friday. The which began Tuesday was the second at an armed forces base on Vancouver Island within the last two months. Chris cleanup co- ordinator for Environment said the spill Tuesday morning began when a valve in a tank was left open after a filter change. weren't notified until which is just not good said Mr. Hatfield He said the spill was similar to one last month at the armed forces base at where gallons of diesel fuel leaked from a tank. That said Mr. wasn't reported for seven days after it occurred. fuel as they are at are kept quite a distance from the said Mr. Hatfield. the only way they would know if there was a problem would be if someone went over to tanks for another reason. surprised that there are no checks on the particularly because this is the military fuel supply would be vital to them and you'd think there would be better LITTLE ESCAPING C- W. emergency operations officer for Environment said it was shame they took so long to is very little escaping into the sea but there was probably lot before the spill discovered. This is the second time this has happened in a month at a Canadian Forces and I don't think that's a very good record. Mr. Nicol said much of the fuel was flowing through ditches around farmland in the area. He said six mallard ducks were killed by the fumes from the fuel. He said cleanup of the fuel Hunt rules strengthen VICTORIA Many people applying for hunting licences in British Columbia will have to first graduate from a conservation and outdoor recreation education Recreation Minister Jack Radford announced Friday. As of Sept. B.C. 14 years of age regardless of whether or not they have previously held a provincial hunting licence and residents 15 years of age and older applying for their first hunting licence and persons who have had their licence will have to graduate from the program. Transport agreement MONTREAL Unions representing Canada's non-operating railway ordered back to work by parliament last summer after a week-long national signed a new contract Friday with 11 railways including Canadian National Railways and CP Rail. The statement said the two- year contract provides wage increases of 49 cents hourly in the first and an additional nine per cent as of Jan. 1974. The retroactive increases are now in effect. could take several more days because heavy rainfall is carrying the fuel away a fast handle last year's rental assistance the likelihood of the federal government agreeing to a tax credit system was Mr. Miniely said any decision on ways to help home purchases would probably not emerge until next winter. He said the province was considering using some of its vast oil surplus cash to finance assisted home ownership. Another way in which ownership could be helped would be to use the provincial surplus funds for mortgages at lower-than- average interest rates. The homeowner assistance is one of the first schemes advanced as a way to use the huge cash surplus expected by the province from higher oil royalty rates. East floods leave family unhappy Que. Aurele and Eva Lafrance wanted to a while before we So they sold their prosperous farm and built a small bungalow a block from Main Street in this western Quebec town 80 miles north of Ottawa. They moved in last Septem- ber in time to get their 15- year-old son Roger settled into Maniwaki high school. Their three other children are Real and Pauline with the Canadian Forces in West and Louise at Breboeuf college in Montreal. When the Gatineau River flood hit a week the Laf- rances moved most of their furniture to higher ground and watched helplessly as the water rose to the roof of their retirement home. foundation Mrs. Lafrance said. don't know how extensive the damage is inside. We hadn't even finished the Mr. Lafrance appeared to take it all matter-of-factly. always had 60 to 70 cows on the he said. was a lot of work. I'm 59 and Eva is 56. With the children all there's only Roger left at thought we'd give up the farm and rest a while before we won't take long and I'll have it back in shape. A lot are worse off than I am. the flooding wasn't necessary. They made a mistake and now we're going to pay for he said. He hoped the provincial 'vernment would help them. their fault. The rivers were below normal for more than two weeks. Hydro- Quebec closed the Mercier dam to build up the reserve in the Baskatong reservoir. They filled the reservoir and then we got 10 days rain. guys in Montreal wouldn't listen to the controller at the dam. He knew what would Prominent Soviet woman By HEDRICK SMITH New York Times Service MOSCOW Yekaterian A. the minister of culture and this country's politically most prominent has been reprimand e'd by the Communist Party for building an ostentatious dacha outside informed Soviet sources disclosed today. According to these Miss who is married to deputy foreign minister Nikolai P. built the dacha in the name of her daughter with state building materials she got at bargain wholesale prices. Soviet sources said that he had been ordered to make large financial repayments to the state. They said that this was the main reason why Miss Furtseva was evidently being passed over for renomination to the Supreme the nominal in the current elections and might even be dropped from her ministerial post. She is the only woman holding ministerial rank. The final election for the Supreme Soviet has not yet been published. But if her name is missing as when the list is complete it would confirm a fall from grace for a political figure who under Nikita S. a member of the ruling and for 20 years a deputy in the Supreme Soviet. The persistent rumor this spring has been that Miss Furtseva will be replaced by Yevgeny M. the long-time leader of the Komsomol youth who was recently reappointed to that post. So the Soviet press has given no direct indication that Miss Furtseva is in except by omitting her name from the partial lists of candidates for election to the Supreme Soviet. No mention has been made of the dacha affair. Carpet Dirty PHONE 328-2853 or 327-9394 mr_ steam Ctamlng Ltd. Beth Johnson Says Mayo Clinic research tells us that adult bone is constantly being formed and de- stroyed. Formation of bone takes place only m the presence o vitamin D. and an acic medium This rules out the effec- tiveness of calcium supplements as a bone builder equal to milk. Whole milk provides vitamin D and lactic acid Low tat milk is also vitamin D as are some skims liquid and powder. Destruction of bone takes place m several ways Let's consider the research reported on high protein where nine young men lost an average of 85 mg of calcium daily. Controls on regular lost no calcium. A loss of 50 mg of calcium dally lor 25 years will result in loss of about one-third of the skeleton resulting in diminishing bone mass called osteoporosis. According to other reports steriod therapy such as interferes with the absorption of calcium. The structure of the steroid molecule is so much like the vitamin D molecule that It competes with the body lor the calcium. It is claimed that vita- min D taken with cortisone would be more allowing both the hormone and the vitamin to do its own work in establishing a healthy bone structure. 1. .1. of Nutrition Vol. p Oct. 1972 2. Medical World July 1973 Courteey the LetnbrMoe Milk Foundation ;