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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IEIHBRIOOE HERftlO Saturday, November 7, 1970 Leprosy Cases Are Reported OTTAWA (CP) Aboul 15 cases of leprosy have appeared in Ontario in "the last two or three years, Senator J. A. Sulli- van told the uimr chamber. Senator Sullivan, a Toronto surgeon, was speaking to debate on second reading of a bill to repeal the Leprosy Act o( HKXi, giving responsibility for the con-1 trol of leprosy io provincial health departments, which han- dle other communicable dis- eases. In an interview later, Senator Sullivan said the leprosy cases lie was referring to mainly in- Miss Biegun Graduates COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Miss Linda E. Biegun of Cole- man graduated in medical lab- oratory technology at exercises held for the Foothills Hospital in the Jubilee Auditorium, Cal- gary. Out-of-town guests attending Miss Biegun's graduation were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Biegun and family, Mrs. A. Biegun and Mrs. E, Cizek of Coleman and Mrs. J. Hvizclos, Jr., of Belle- vue. Miss Biegun, on the staff of Foothills Hospital, was the re- cipient of a grant from the students assistance board for her high standing while attend- ing the Southern Alberta Insti- tute of Technology. votve people coming into Can- ada from other countries. He understood such persons usually are not allowed to stay here. Leprosy is a chronic infec- tious disease affecting skin and nerves, resulting in mutilations and deformities. Earlier, Senator Chesley Curler said leprosy is no longer a threat to health in Canada and there are only four leprosy patients being treated in general hospitals in tlie country. STILL NEED CONTROLS Senator Sullivan, who sup- ported the bill, said there is still reason to have legislative con- trols on the disease although there had been some great ad- vances in treating it. He cautioned that since Ic rosy occurring in children may not be noticed for some time, it is possible in these days of easy mobility for a child carrying the disease to enter Canada unde- tected. Senator Carter said the Lep- rosy Act originally was passed in the late 1800s when the dis- ease was quite prevalent in sev- eral areas. The original act provided for the establishment of treatment centres nnd two had been built in British Columbia and another in New Brunswick. Both closed in the last 15 years. The legislation aiso provided for the compulsory apprehen- sion and medical examination anyone suspected of leprosy. A magistrate could order a dis- eased person confined. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST 1RON- Efe. Truck Loads Carloads- Truck Crape Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap It Our Business" SECOND ANNIVERSARY John Parkinson, 54, relaxes at home in Montreal offer celebrating tbe second anniversary of his heart transplant this week. Too Old For Job At 69? Professor Files Suit NEW YORK (AP) Paul Weiss, one of the country's best known philosophy teachers, is suing Fordham University for million, charging he was de- nied an important post because he was considered too old. He is He charged in U.S. district court that Fwdham offered him the Albert Schweitier chair, which is un- derwritten by the state, last September. Then, the appoint- ment, wMch wouM have begun next year, was withdrawn after state education officials alleg- edly advised Fordiiam tliat money for the chair would not be granted if a man of Weiss' age were to occupy it. The suit, filed a week ago, came to light yesterday. Weiss, the retired Sterling professor of philosophy at Yale Univer- sity, now is teaching at Cath- olic University of America in Washington, B.C. The suit charged that For- dhara's action was discrimina- tory and violated federal and state law as well as constitu- tional rights. WENT TO HARVARD The son of an immigrant tins- mith, Weiss attended City Col- lege and received his PhD at Harvard in 1929. He taught at Bryn Mawr College for 15 years. In he went to Yale and retired in 1969 after reach- ing the mandatory retirement age. After hearing of the rejection Second Amriversary For Transplant Patient MONTREAL (CP) John Parkinson, 54, celebrated the second anniversary of his heart transplant operation with some of the doctors who eared for him during his convalescence. In an interview Thursday, Hie beanang, energetic Mr. Par- kinson described the party Wednesday night at his home as "the nicest I've ever had." He said the party was organ- ized after one of the doctors at Royal Victoria Hospital tele- phoned him and proposed get-together. Later, department heads at the hospital arrived %vith their wives to celebrate with Mr, Parkinson and his wife, Anne. Mr. Parkinson, who had suf- fered three heart attacks before the Nov. 3, 1968, operation, said: "I couldn't even walk across the street before. Now I can do more than many men ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE CHAPTER Tha members of this association at a recent meeting voted to establish a suggested minimum service charge-out rate of for calls up to T hour for work performed during normal working hours. Costs have steadily risen over the past years and we are confident that, after reading this announce- ment, the public will fully understand and appreciate the necessity for the increase. This rate was established offer a survey of the following: and will apply from OCTOBER 1st, 1970 to MARCH 3Ut, 1971 PAY RATE Serviceman's Rofe WORKMEN'S BENEFITS Vacation Pay, statutory Holiday Pay, Workmen's Compensation and Unemployment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, PL and PD Insurance Accounting and lega! Fees, Insurance Business Taxes and Licences, Bank Charges, Office Supplies, Postage Estimator, Supervisor, Tools, Rent. Utilities, Profit SERVICE CAU RATE AFTER THE FIRST HOUR THE RATE Will BE 10.50 PER HOUR 5.35 1.07 1.60 1.83 .65 1.00 11.50 Today's high cost of obtaining money has greatly restricted our ability to extend credit beyond the usual 30 days. Due to this it wos agreed that a per month service charge be added 10 those accounts who find ii necessary to carry their credit beyond this period. BIll'S ELECTRIC, COALDALE CENTRAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, LTD. LETHBRIDGE CHISTE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. IETHBRIDGE CITY ELETRIC (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. LETHBRIDGE DORREN ELECTRIC LTD., LETHBRIDGE J M ELECTRIC LTD., LETHBRIDGE KING ELECTRIC (LETHBRIDGE) LTD., IETHBRIDGE IETHBRIDGE ELECTRIC LTD., IETHBRIDGE MALESZA ELECTRIC, LETHBRIDGE PARSONS COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC LTD., IETHBRIDGE SNIDER ELECTRIC, LETHBRIDGE WYATT ELECTRIC, IETHBRIDGE my age who have had a heart attack." Two weeks ago, he had a pa- cemaker device implanted in his abdomen. The device, which must be replaced every two or three years, keeps the heartbeat from faffing below a certain level. Mr. Parkinson returned to his job as manager in the footwear division of Uniroyal Ltd. in May. He visits the hospital once a week for checkup. ATTENTION MOBILE HOME BUYERS! Here are TWO Important Facts I. Irani) new 13-foot wldi, 3-b.d7.om mofcllt horn.! fully furniihed with Mdgt, hlrnacl, cliMMrfltU and chair, dining bids, drapM, etc. ONIY, 1. W. hovi th> only mobile Kemw In Canada uppravtrf by Central Mortgage and Hauling CvrjMrittitfn to lure to see these before you buy! "TRAILER CITY" UNITED MOTOR CO. LTD. (TRAILER DIVISION) Cor. 3rd 3rd St. S. PheiM by Fordham, he went to Catho- lic University, where he is Hef- fer professor of philosophy. Weiss is the author of more than a dozen books, among Win Anderson Heads Society FOBT M A CLEOD (Special) Mrs. Win Anderson recently was elected president of the Fort Macleod branch of the Canadian Cancer Society. Cecil Gordon of Lethbridge attended. The Flower, a film on tbe discovery of a drug used against leukemia, was shown. The new executive includes Mrs. Janet Tilbe, vice-presi- dent; and Mrs. Bernice Mac- kintosh, secretary. MOST CATHOLIC Tlie majority of the population of Aruba is Roman Catholic. However, Hiere are numerous Protestant churches, as well as a few Hindus, Mohammedans, Israelites and followers of Con- fucius. them Modes of Being. In the suit, his health WM scribed as "excellent." A spokesman for Ferdhsm said Wednesday that Weiss would be past Fordhim's man- datory retirement fore he would have joined the faculty. Young Adults Name Slate NATAL, B.C. (HNS) The Young Adults Club of St. Mi- chael's Parish elected Dennis las Pettoyello, vice president; Jimmey Bellina, secretary md Rene Pan, treasurer. It was decided to mess each member 25 cents pat wwk for dues. The club is non-seeUrfan an is under the direction of SisUr Phelim, a Franciscan Sister of the Atonement, one of three Sisters of the Atonement resid- ing in the District at Sparwcod. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The lethbridge Herald Correspondents In Your Area GRANUM MM. IB. Cwnwl GRASSY 1AKE MM. TUHNIUlt Otiwwl MOTH BUTT! P. JOHNSON RAYMOND MIS. OHIA WOOIF TURIN Mn Nulin Julnr Centoct ywi ir Ctauifltd Advirtiiiiif In LBthbPidge, when p dial direct, p can reach Paris (ONTARIO) in seconds! Vfce she is se company with ze go-ahead. Direct Distance Dialing is so easy, so fast, you just dial 1, then the area coda then the number, and you're talk- ins to your party in seconds. ODD is a wonderful, nomlca! way to make miles vanish. Right now, wt can't give you ODD service to Pwtt, France... but we can to Paris, Ontario. (Calls within Alberta: just dial then the ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES ;