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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Canada's health rating is poor BIRTH GROTTOLO Mr. and Mrs. Louis Plourd are pleased to an- nounce the birth of their first grandcm'ild, Ryan Bruce, Octo- ber son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Grottolo of Rutland, B.C. 1274 DEATHS grave- side service was held on Wed- nesday, November 1st, 1972 at 1 p.m. for Raylene Dawn Old- enburger, beloved infant daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. Ray Oldenburger of 809 12 St. A. North. Interment followed in the Raymond Cemetery. MAR- TIN BROS. LTD. Directors of the Funeral Service. C5248 MORDEN Passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 1972, Wil- liam Bruce Morden, aged 59 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Nellie Morden of Fort Macleod. The funeral service will be held in Trinity United Church on Friday, November 3 at 2 p.m., Peter Walker officiating minister. Interment in Arch- inount Memorial Gardens, Lethbridge. Funeral arrange- ments by EDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD., Fort Macleod. C5245 BOYCE Passed away in the city on Tuesday, October 31, 1972, following a lengthy ill- ness, Mrs. Emily Boyce at the age of 77 years, beloved wife of Mr. Bill Boyce of 1039 13th St. South. Born in Wrexham, Wales, the late Mrs. Boyce came to Canada in 1910 and went straight to Cluny, Al- berta, moving to Bassano fol- lowing her marriage and final- ly to Lethbridge in 1941, where she has resided ever since. Be- sides her loving husband she is survived by one son, Mr. Ron- ald Boyce of Lethbridge, one daughter, Mrs. R. S. (Elsie) Fleming, Toronto; seven grandchildren, two s i s ters, Mrs. P. (Hanna) Kelly, of Gleichen, Mrs. B. (Mary) Bre- witt of Drumheller and one brother Leonard Davies of Raymond. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Martin Bros. TRADI- TIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3 Aven- ue, S., with Rev. Dr. R. W. K. Elliott officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot, Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects at Martin Bros. TRADITION- AL CHAPEL) 812 3 Avenue S. Those who wish may donate to the Canadian Cancer Society, 409 Canada Trust Bldg. MAR- TIN BROS. LTD. Directors of the Funeral Service. C5249 DEATHS away on Wednesday, November 1, 1972, Myrtle McAllister, aged 72 years, beloved wife of Dun- can McAllister of Fort Mac- leod Born in Idaho, she came to Fort Macleod in 1907 with tier family, where she married Duncan McAllister in 1917. They fanned in the Ardenville district south of Fort Macleod, where she has resided until her death. Besides her husband she is survived by one son, Lloyd; two daughters, Miss Eulis Mc- Allister and Mrs. W. (Joan) Bin-bank, all of Fort Macleod; six grandchildren; one brother and two. sisters. The funeral serve will be held in Trinity United Church on Saturday at 2 p.m., Peter Walker officiat- ing minister. Interment Union Cemetery. Funeral arrange- ments by EDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD Fort Macleod. C5247 VAN LEHKBN Passed away in the city on Monday, October 30, 1972, following a brief illness, Mr. Martin Joseph Van Leuken at the age of 82 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Maria Van Leuken of 920 14th St. S. Prayers will be said on Thursday, (to-night) at p.m. in Martin Bros. TRADI- TIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Av- enue S. Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. in Assumption Church, with Rev. Father R. D. Chis- holm celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary section Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects at Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Avenue S. Those who wish may donate to the Canadian Cancer Society, 409 Canada Trust Bldg. or to the Charity of their choice. MARTIN BROS. LTD. Direc- tors of the Funeral Service. C5250 DUCE Imogenc Afton Webster, passed away in Card- stem on Wednesday, November 1st, 1972 at the age of 57 years, beloved wife of Delbert Duce of Cardston. Mrs. Duce was born in Glenwocd on December 28, IS14, daughter of Levi and Mary Ann Webster. They moved to Cardston when she was a young gM and she has continued to reside there until the time of her passing. She married Delbert Duce on Oc- tober 7, 1933 and lo tills union was born four children. She was active in the LDS church with the youth. At the time of her passing, she was the Area Supervisor for TOPS Inc. in Southern Alberta. She was ac- tive in many sports and did well in all. She has worked foi a number of years for Card and Card as bookkeeper. Be- her loving husband, Del- bert, she is survived by two sons, DeWayne of Lethbridge and Gary of Cardston: two (laughters, Mrs. Bob (Connie) Molcak of Cardston and Mrs. Dahl (Sharon) Quintal of Card- slon; 11 grandchildren: her mother, Mrs. Mary Skriver of six sisters. Mrs. Edith Thompson of Victoria, Mrs. Alice Dowdle of Leth- bric'vje, Mrs. Myrtle Card ol Cardston, Mrs. Naomi Pilling of Picture Butte, Mrs. Cora Wheeler of Cardston. and Mrs. Vclla Bain of Edmonton; two brothers, Sam Webster of Slo- can, B.C. and Gerald Webster of Lac La Biche. She was ore- deceased by her father, Levi Webster, and two sisters, Ruth and Ethel. Funeral services will be held in the Alberta Stake Chapel in Cardston on Saturday, November 4th at 2 p.m., with President Travcrs Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Cardston cemetery. Fnands may meet the family and pay their re- spects from 1 p.m. prior to the service in (he relief society room of the church. CHRIS- TENSEN SALMON FUNERAL IIOMK LTD., Directors of Fu- neral Service. C5246 MANY BIRDS There arc 700 species of birds found on the mainland of Aus- tralia and the soas nearby. CARDS OF THANKS STURTEVANT We would ike to thank all who came and Biped us make our 25th wed- ding anniversary such a mem- orable occassion. and Bea Sturtevant. 1241 PARKER Sincere ttenks to the doctor, the staff of St. Micteel's Hospital and all my Wends for their kindnesses dur- ing my recent surgery. Parker. 1239 CRONKHITE Mr. and Mrs. 0. G .Cronkhite wish to thank their many friends and neigh- Dors for the kind deeds and ex- pressions of sympathy in the loss of theier dear grandson, "Roger." 1275-3 FUNERALS SPACKMAN Funeral ser- vice for Dr. Edward Victor Spackman, beloved husband of Mrs. Ethel Spackman of 543 I4th St. S. who died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1972, at the age of 78 years, was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 1972. in the Lethbridge Stake Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Rucdon Selk officiating. Pall- bearers were Earl Ross, Milton Peterson, George Robinson, Dr. John Hunt, Jim Smlthson and Dr. Fred Spackman. Interment was in Mountain View Ceme- tery. Christensen Salmon Fun- eral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. SHIMEK Funeral service for Paul Shimek. beloved hus- band of Mrs. Ellie Shimek of Picture Butte who died at Leth- bridge Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1972, at the age of 58 years, was held at p.m. Satur- day, Oct. 28, 1972, in the Chris- tensen Chapel with Pastor Wal- ter Schoepp officiating. Pall- bearers were Jimmy Masuda, Frank Kostka, Reinhold Karl, Eddy Davies, Bill Buckman and Harold Rutledge. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Picture Butte Lions Club. Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery. Christen sen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrange- ments. HAWKINS Funeral ser- vice for Mrs. Rosa Ellen Hawkins, beloved wife of the late Mr. William Henry Hawk- ins who died in the city Thursday, Oct. 6, 1972, after a long illness at Ire age of years, was lield at 3 p.m. Mon- day in Martin Bros. Tradition- al Chapel, 812 3rd Ave. S., with Rev. R. L. Crisfield officiating. Pallbearers were Henry and Fred Holberton, John Edlund, D. C. MacLaine, Edward Owen and Tom Cravyford. Interment was in (lie family plot in Moun- tain View Cemetery. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funer- al Service, was in charge of the arrangements. CRONKHITE Funeral ser- vice for Roger Allan Cronkbite, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Cronkhite of 915 26th St. N. who died suddenly on High- way 4 south of Lelhbridge Sun- day, Oct. 22, 1972, nt tha age of 20 years, was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Southminster Uni- ted Church with Rev. Graham Dickie officiating. Pallbearer] were Larry Norris, Garry Soice, Barry Thomas, Geoffrey dePratu, Harold EI k c and Garry Duell. Inlcrmcnt wns In Mountain View Cemetery. Mtir- tin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Fu- neral Service, was In charge of the arrangements. RIG ROCK 1'e.rcc Rock, nil island off Ihc eastern tip of Quebec's Gaspc Peninsula, is 1500 feet long, 288 feet high and pierced by Ml arch 60 feet high. CYR I wish to thank the doctors, nurses and staff on the main floor of St. Michael's Hos- pital for the wonderful care they gave me during my stay in the hospital. Thanks so much to all my friends and relatives for their visits and cards. Cyr, Burdett 1181-4h CRONKHITE We wish to express our sincere thanks to friends, neighbors and relatives who sent flowers, food, dona- tions and cards and expressions of sympathy, and in any way helped us in our time of ber- eavement. Thanks to the pall- bearers, to those who provided and served lunch. Thanks also to Rev. Graham Dickie, and Rev. R. Elliott for their com- forting words; and to the soloiist and to Martin Brothers Fun- eral Directors. Your thoughtful- ness will always be remember- ed. 1276 IN MEMORIAMS KIMMITT In loving mem- ory of Ward Kimmitt, who pass- ed away suddenly November 2, 1963. remembered and sad- ly missed by his brothers and sisters. 1228 SKINNER In memory of a dear husband, fattier and grand- father, George Lester Skinner, wto passed away November 2, 1M7. remembered by his wife, Nellie and family. 1154 CREDICO In loving mem- ory of Jos Oredico, who passed away November 1, 1970. No longer with us, our life to share, But in cur hearts you are always there. remembered by the Zonta and Neve families. 1227 KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) Canada ranks 23rd among 25 well-developed countries in terms of citizen health care, a Queen's University economics profesor told a public hearing MI the medical profession Wednesday. Dr. R. D. Fraser said the re- sults were from a recent study conducted and indicated something is and has been very much amiss" in Canadian health care during the post-war period. Kingston is the first of nine cities to be host to hearings sponsored by the Ontario Medi- cal Association (DMA) and con- ducted by Elward PicerMng, director of the OMA study group which organized them. Dr. Fraser said in a brief that United Nations statistics show Canada ranked 14th among developed nations in in- fant mortality with a rate of 18.8 deaths par live births. He said Canada's poor health rating is a result of the quality of health care, doctor shortage and inefficiently-organized doc- tors' practices. AGE A FACTOR Dr. Fraser said a 1963 study showed general practitioners in Ontario scored an average of 57 per cent in interviewing and ob- servation procedures. He said scores declined with increasing age of the doctors. "This performance clearly justifies an immediate study of the need for a new set of proce- dures for the licensing and certi- fication of physicians after they have been practising 10 said Dr. Fraser. Dr. Fraser was among 13 persons who presented briefs and 60 who attended the day- long bearing. He said the shortage of do- ctors in Ontario is shown by the difficulty of newly-arrived fam- ilies in finding a physician in Kingston which has one doctor per 296 persons, the highet ra- tio in the province. Dr. Fraser said Canada ranks 16th among 25 well-developed countries in its doctor-popula- 1cm ratio and called for a sixth medical school in Ontario to in- crease the number of gradu- ating doctors. DUE TO SHORTAGE Doctors' incomes, which in- creased 122 per cent between 1860 and 1070, are a result of he shortage of doctors, Dr. Traser said. He was critical of physicians' reluctance to encourage train- ng and use of paramedical per- sonnel such as midwives, public nealth nurses and physicians' aassistants. OSING In loving memory of a dear wile and mother, Ida, who passed awi-y November 2, 1971. There is someone who misses you sadly In the house where you used to be. Someone who tried hard to save you But God willed it not to be. In tears we watched you suffer, And slowly fade away. God alone knows how much we miss you As we 'vatch the old house day. remembered by her husband Oscar, daughter Vivian and son-in-law Ken. 1240 Alberta man named head of committee EDMONTON (CP) L. C. Green of the University of Al- berta has been named head of a Canadian committee which will attempt to draft a conven- tion which he hopes will form the basis of an international treaty dealing with ads of ter- rorism, such as hijackings and diplomatic kidnappings. Named to the position by the Canadian Council on Interna- tional Law, Prof. Green, who teaches political science and in- ternational law, will head a group made up of experts in international law and crimino- locy from Canadian unlvcrsi- Iks. The decision lo form the com- mittee followed UK attendance by council members at a re- cent conference on an inter- national criminal code in Ra- cine, Wise. CANADIAN HELPS The inlet-national system of standard time wns adopted in 1884, largely through the efforts of Sir Sandford Fleming, n Ca- nadian civil engineer. Guy retains Sask. seat in recount PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. (CP) Liberal Allan Guy re- tained his seat in the Sas- katchewan legislature following judicial recount of ballots Wednesday. The ballots were cast Sept. 27 in a byelection in the northern riding of Athabasca. The by- election was ordered after the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench ruled the results of the June, 1971, provincial general election in the riding were in- valid because 25 voters were in- eligible. Wednesday's recount gave Mr. Guy votes, unchanged from the September vote, and Robert Dalby of tbe New Democratic Party three less. The Liberals now have 15 seats in the 60-seat legislature, while the NDP has 45. Mr. Guy held three cabinet posts in the Liberal government defeated by the NDP in 1971. He had been declared tbe win- ner of that election with a 10- vote margin. West farmers mission seeks east markets HONG KONG (Reuter) A 'arming mission from Western Canada arrived here by air to- day from Seoul in the course of a tour of the Far East. Alan Coulter, chairman of the PalUser Wheat Growers Associ- ation of Alberta, leads tho seven-member mission which represents Alberta, Saskatche- wan and Manitoba. A spokesman of the commis- sion for Canada in Hong Kong said the tour was to seek mar- kets for Canadian crops and es- tablish contacts with people in- volved in the marketing and consumption of wheat products. The mission is expected to stay here until Sunday when it leaves for Manila. Novimbtr 2, 1971 THE ISTHMIUOS KKAID 21 Mickey Mouse is candidate in New Zealand election WELLINGTON (Reuter) Mickey Mouse has been ac- cepted as a candidate for the Ford holds price line OAKVTLLE, Ont. of Canada announced Wednes- day that it will continue to sell 1073-model vehicles at 1972 prices until further notice. The company previously had an- nounced prices would be held at 1972 levels until Oct. 31. Ford and General Motors, the two largest manufacturers, have held prices at last year's levels pending a decision on their request for an increase in the United States. Palmerston North seat in New Zealand's Nov. 25 gen- eral election. The returning officer de- cided that the nomination of Mr. Mouse, representing the Mad Hatters Tea party, in order despite a recent elec- toral amendment which al- lows for refusal of certain nominations. The change in the electoral law, introduced two weeks ago, was aimed at people who Intended changing their names to those of existing members of Parliament or to names that could cause con- fusion. Mr. Mouse, who changed his name from Christopher Lawrence, is unemployed and campaigns with a rock band and showers of jelly beans. French ruling pending FREDERICTON (CP) The appeals division of the New Brunswick Supreme Court is expected to make a decision within the next few weeks on the use of French in the courts of the province. The appeals division heard opposing arguments here Wednesday on Uie con- stitutional legality of the fed- eral and provincial official lan- guages acts which would allow French-language trials in the province once the relevant sec- tions of the New Brunswick act are proclaimed. The question was referred to the appeals division after Mayor Leonard C. Jones of Moncton objected earlier this year to a request for a French- language trial made by the lawyer for Rheal DrisdeUe, 20, a university student charged with loitering on the mayor's property at night. The main arguments during the one-day hearing centred on the interpretation of section 133 of the British North America Act, which provides that Eng- lish and French are both ac- ceptable as the language of fed- eral and Quebec courts. J. T. Thorson, a retired presi- dent of the Exchequer Court of Canada, who appealed on be- half of Mayor Jones, said the BNA Act expressly limited the use of French to courts in those two fields, but Gordon Gregory, deputy justice minister of New Brunswick, contended the act was pimply a minimum guaran- tee which should be expanded. NOTES AMENDMENT Mr. Thorson argued that an amendment to the BNA Act passed by Parliament in 1949 at the request of the SL Laurent government forbade Ottawa from amending the constitution as it applied to the use of Eng- lish and French. Ho said Ottawa was intruding on provincial responsibilities by extending the use of French in courts. Assassins escape NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Po- lice announced here that two men serving 14 years jail terms for trying to assassinate Presi- dent Makartos in March, 1970, cscnpcd from Nicosia's central prison yesterday. 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