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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wcdnciday, May 31, 1972 THE UTHBRlDpE HERALD TEST RUN One of Ihe Navy's fwo new rescue submarines sils on ramp awalling trial run in San Diego Bay. The subs are deigned to rescue 24 men al a time from olher submarines in distress below the ocean's surface. They are expected to be in operalion within a year. cars despite latest alcohol test By TERENCE CORCORAN MONTREAL tCP) The ex- ecutive director of the Canada Safety Council said here there is no evidence that Canada's .08 blood-alcohol test has reduced Gallic imports reduce licrtls WASHINGTON fAP Ef- forts to build up cattle herds in Canada have reduced sharply the flow of imported calves and feeder stock into U.S. pastures and pens, says the agriculture department. Feeder cattle imports from Canada, which averaged more than head a year a dec- ade ago, have dropped to fewer than annually, says the foreign agricultural service. Consumer demand for more beef, a spreading phenomenon in many countries, has forced Canada to reduce cattle exports in order to build up its herds, officials said. SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARIGRAY) accidents caused by Impaired driving. P. J. Farmer told a join! ses- sion of Ihe rouncil ami HIP, Traf- fic Injury Research .Foundation of Canada lhal "unlorlunalcly Ihe evidence Lo daLe docs not indicate lhal incidences of driv- ing while intoxicated have been significantly reduced nor has I.Jiere been an appreciable re- duction in accidents caused by impaired Mr. Farmer said tougher leg- islation is needed to curb drink- ing drivers, including the intro- duction of roadside screening IcsLs to be administered on sus- picion of drinking, following a Iraffic violation, or after being involved in an accident. Canada's impaired driving law requires a driver to un- dergo 2 breath test on demand, with fines of up (o for refusing the test, or for having more than .03 parts of alcohol per parts of blood. STUDY .MADE IN BRITAIN Another speaker also sug- gested that in Britain, where in- itial results o[ breath-test legis- lation showed sharp declines in accidents, the effectiveness of he legislation may have been shortlived. J. D. .1. Havard, of The Bril- sfi Medical Association in Lon- don, said a study taken in the years following introduction of the legislation in J967 showed the proportion of drivers having alcohol concentrations above .OB per cent lias increased by five per cent since then. In the year the legislation was introduced, fatal and scri casualties fell between nine anc 44 per cunt depending on lira Lime of day. Mr. Farmer said there was no comparable decline in Canada during the first year such legis- lation was in force. Texts of papers presented were released to the press w advance of delivery. Given grant OTTAWA (CP) Agricul- ture Minister H. A. Olson nounceiT today the federal gov- ernment will make a grant of to Ihe Canadian West- ern Agribition Association of Hegina. Mr. Olson said Ottawa will also contribute up to S22.00C more to match contributions of up to each from the four western provinces. The association organized its first exhibition last fall. HOOK EMPTY TILL BRIDGEPORT. Onf. (CP) Waterloo Township police went fishing under a bridge and landed an empty cash register, stolen from a restaurant. When the thieves pried it open and Found nothing inside, they threw it in the water. You are cordially invited to: Life College ridge, cPhotje 327-2151 Draws for big prizes. Free gifts for all the ladies, Refreshments. Exercise demonstrations every hour on the half hour. Men are welcome too, but this is the one and only time they'll be allowed in the studio during business hours. Come in and moot Liz Veer and her staff (all k.male Learn about tlie new programs for fitness and figure control at low, monthly rates. Life College 327-2151 ''We, Care About: You'' Forests by fire Jly THE CANADIAN PRESS Forest fires, some burning mil of control, arc roaring through woodlands in four provinces in Eastern Canada, and in at leas! one province women and chil- dren had to be evacuated from a village to safety. The most serious fires have been reported in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia where provincial authorities are talcing action to lessen the dan- to habitable areas. In Onlario, two new fires, one of wliich increased in size by 250 acres Monday, were earning concern to provincial authori- ties. The two brought to 134 the number of forest fires burning in Northern Ontario, 14 of them out o[ control. Tighl restrictions on the activ- ities travellers in forest lands have been imposed in Ontario. Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. In Western Canada, most for- est fires reported were small and under control. DANGER LESSENS One of the worst fires was re- ported in northwestern Quebec where officials say danger to the village of Winnewa, 45 miles southeast of Houyn-Noranda, appeared to have abated. About 60 women and children from the village were removed to safety Sunday night when a fire threatened the village's 300 population. Leo Belec. genera] inspector for the forest protection sen-ice of northwest Quebec, said in Noranda Monday night flames moved toward the village again briefly Monday but water-bomb- ing planes held them in check. REPORT 5 FIDES In all, five fires, covering a total area o[ 30.000 acres, were reported burning in the north- western area of Quebec Mon- day. Rain, forecast for today was expected to ease (he situa- tion. At least four major fires anc 17 less serious ones were burn ing in tinder-dry woodlands in New Brunswick late Monday night and Wilfred Bishop, natu- ral resources minister, told the legislature he will meet today with Jiis staff to discuss the situ- ation. At least one death was attrib- uted indirectly to the fires in New Brunswick. RCMP in New- castle reported a boy was killed when struck by a truck on its way to a fire near Doaktown The Doaktown fire crossed Highway 8 twice, cutting tele D h o n e communications and power lines along the north shore. BANS FIRES In Nova Scotia, Lands Minis- ter Benoit Comeau, faced with a "orest fire index rated as ex- .reme and continuing hot and dry wealiicr. has banned the ightlng of all outdoor fires in he province. Eight fires were reported lurning m the province. tivo fires were reported burning Monday. fires cov- ering between 10 and 20 acres ipiece in the La Loche area ibout 250 miles northwest of 'rince Albert were reported burning Monday. fires, all under control, were reported. The largest is 37 acres 10 miles from Peace River. British largest of 318 fires reported burning in the province was a blaze on Cracroft Island, on Queen Charlotte Strait, about 200 miles northwest of Vancou- ver. Sixty men and two flying water tankers are trying to con- tain the blaze. No fires were reporlcd Mon- day in Prince Edward Island or CaSdweil Jewel Ensembles Thick, thirsly terry wilh dobbie borders in solid decorator shades of Lavender, Olive, Orange, Rose and White, thot mix find match beautifully. Bath Sheet Bath Towel Hqnd Towel Free Cloth 70" 44" 2J" 12" ,12" EACH EACH EACH EACH Clearance Seconds Discontinued Floral Print Big Thirsty Bafh Towels Bright, gay flowers on co-ordinated paslel background. 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