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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, November 7, 1974 There's still HOPE Project Hope's most visible goodwill messenger, the U.S.S. Hope, may now rust in a shipyard waiting to be scrapped but Hope's mission of mercy continues in the Caribbean and West Indies. At top left, a Hope mission arrives in a Jamaican village where unsanitary condi- tions have caused disease and death. Establishing clinics in the West Indies (top medical teams examine children for early signs of trouble. But one young pa- tient, (top, right) indicates she'd be just as happy to fore- go all this attention. A patient from the clinic's pre- mature ward (bottom, far left) prepares for chow. Prior to Hope's bringing incubators for premature births, only the hardiest survived infancy. But it's not all wards and operating rooms, it's classrooms, too. At left, a nurse teaches Jamaican medical students modern techniques before they take over the clinics. Dedication is written across the face of a Jamaican student nurse (right) as she inspects anesthesia equipment in the operating room. Cat sewage treatment cost Electric toilet under study Canada gains acceptance as full UNESCO member VERNON. B.C. (CP) An electric, self-contained toilet which eliminates flushing, fussing, lingering odors and all the piping of the normal household necessity is under serious consideration by the provincial government. Municipal Affairs Minister James Lorimer said the new waterless machine might con- tain the answer to exorbitant sewage treatment costs. The minister's comment came during the Union of British Columbia Municipal- ities convention here in Sep- tember. At the convention the prob- lem of treating sewage in iso- lated pockets of developable land was raised, reflecting a concern of many districts in the province. H. C. McQuillan of the Comox Strathcona regional district on Vancouver Island told the convention that fi- nancing of water and sewage systems for pockets of land surrounded by agriculture re- serves is almost prohibitive because growth in the areas is limited. The revolutionary new toilet may solve that problem. Colin Palmer of the Powell River Regional District told the convention his district's environment committee has been investigating a Swedish toilet sold for about that is used by many Swedish and Norwegian households and businesses. "It uses no water, no more power than a refrigerator and you empty the soil once a year and put it on your said Mr. Palmer. "The waste is reduced to dust by both the bacterial ac- tion and the use of an elec- trical coil. A small exhaust fan takes care of any odor through the pipe leading to the outside of the house." He said the beauty of the new unit is that homes can be built on rocks without sewage problems. Mr. Palmer noted that the federal government recently bought 200 of the Swedish toi- lets for experimental use in the Arctic. The compact unit is sold in B.C.. Alberta, and the Yukon by Hurnumat Enterprises of Delta, B.C. Andy Koechl of Humumat, who imports the machine, said his firm has received about 200 letters and just as many phone calls inquiring about the new toilet. He said most sales have been to Vancouver home- owners and one toilet had been installed in a ski cabin on Whistler Mountain near North Vancouver. Even the construction in- dustry is investing in the new concept of waste treatment. Stuart Developments of Port Moody is testing one of the new toilets as a replace- ment for the traditional Johnny-on-the-spot at a con- struction project in New Westminster. "Any handy man can install said Mr. Koechl. "An or- dinary toilet, with water and drainage installed inside the house runs between and a unit. "And a septic tank and drain field is another to Dan Illingby, who owns an electrical contracting firm, has one of the red-seated units installed in the cabana next to his North Vancouver swimm- ing pool. "You just plug it in and it works on a similar principle to a septic he said. "We installed for a garden party we had a couple of weeks ago because with 80 guests, there would have been a lineup all round the house for the bathroom." Heavy smoking hair loss cause Low beef price sale successful VANCOUVER iCP) Customers rushed Woodward's stores in the lower British Columbia mainland Wednesday as grass-finished beef went on >3ic 'jiv'-ruint prices of at d neef has t.mMre-d with the product, which is ihc standard beef in super- markets and other meat St'.TCS Sirloin sold at a pound r'ompared with a pound for a similar steak in Woodward's from a grain-fed animal, and 7o cents a pound for hamburger compared with y.-< rents. A Woodward's spokesman said the stores had a supply of rrioro than W) government- ri n r i d t r a s s f i n i s h e d v' .'T-. U'.rn ranches. Spokesmen also said the offenrip was to measure con- acceptance MONTREAL (CP) Threatening a loss of hair and not a loss of life. Dr. Samuel Herlich is able to persuade 60 per cent of his male patients and 20 per cent of his female patients to stop smoking. Curious about outside fac- tors that affect rate of hair loss among individuals with an inherited tendency to baldness. Dr. Herlich, a Montreal-area general prac- titioner, compiled careful case histories of his patients. He found that 75 per cent of the young men of 21 and 22 who came to him complaining of hair loss were heavy smokers and usually had started smoking at age 14 or 15. Dr. Herlich also found an in- crease in the number of women suffering hair loss. "Hair loss in women is slower than for men. but among heavy smokers it is almost equal." He is convinced that among both men and women "if a hair root is destined to fall, nicotine will speed the process." In 15 years. Dr. Herlich esti- mates he has seen about 10.000 persons, including 500 women, worried about loss of hair. The doctor said factors such as stress and possibly nutri- tion may cause rapid hair loss but especially advises patients to stop smoking when the hair starts to fall. "Men are vain about their hair." he said. "When told cigarettes may be causing it to fall out more rapidly, many of them will stop smoking." Such advice results in ir.ore persons stopping smoking than when patients are warn- ed of possible lung cancer, emphysema or heart damage. He himself is a heavy- smoker. "But since I have not inherited baldness. I don't have to worry about falling hair." he said. "And don't re- mind me about Ihe other dangers. PARIS Canada has been virtually accepted, despite French reticence, as a full member of the European re- gional group of the Paris- based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization A UNESCO spokesman con- firmed here Tuesday that Can- ada's application had obtained a large consensus in Monday's prolonged session of the 18th general conference when a French resolution to postpone voting on the regional issue was defeated. A total of 59 countries voted for Canada's entry, five against, and 11, including France and China, abstained. The United States similarly obtained enough support to join the European group. No specific North American group was formed in 1964 CHARGE DISMISSED SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A charge against the Boy Scouts of America was dis- missed Wednesday after promises from the scouts and the Mormon church that alleg- ed discrimination would not be practised in church- sponsored troops. The charge had been laid by two Utah troop members who contend- ed the troops reserved top scout leadership positions for members of the Mormon priesthood. when five regional groups were established embracing Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab states, Asia and Europe. For several years, Canada has been striving to enter the European group of UNESCO "as a logical development of its efforts to intensify its bilateral and multilateral relations with European State Secretary Hugh Faulkner told the conference here recently. Faulkner evoked "a com- mon background of socio- economic and cultural development" and expressed his regret that Canada was deprived "of the opportunity of contributing effectively and systematically to the activi- ties of the region to which it feels most linked." France's main argument against bringing in Canada was that it would inevitably pave the way for American membership and this, in French eyes, would transform the group into an "Atlantic" club. This objection was over- ruled by the Western Europeans, who welcome North America's presence as a counterweight to the Soviet Union. CAREERS MOBILE HOME WORKERS Britanny Homes Ltd.. Longley B.C. requires the immediate services of a mobile home electrician and finish Plumber, we are offering top wages for the right man. if interested call JIM RIDDELL 604-534-7991 MACHINIST REQUIRED BY CANADIAN SUGAR FACTORIES CO. Picture Butte Factory Permanent position. S5.57 per hour, 40 hour week approximately 9 months of the year. 48 hour week pro- cessing season approximately 3 months per year, lib- eral fringe benefits. Contact: CANADA MANPOWER CENTER 419-7th Street S. LethbruJge Phone 327-8535 AKention-Rod Lomas ACCOUNTANT COMPTROLLER An accountant comptroller is required for a major, acute, auxiliary, nursing home complex. The person hired in this position will be responsible for all accounting systems, budgeting and statistics. Medicine Hat. the energy capital of Alberta, is located near al! amenities, includ- ing boating, swimming, fishing skiing and many others. A college is located in tr-e city, which is located only forty Vc-'T- the Cypress Hiils Provincial park. Salary is to be negotiated. All applicants are requested to submit curriculum vitae including personal experience. Those interested in this position should have an accounting certifi- cate, business administration degree, heai'ii services administration degree or equivalent in experience. rer-iy in te- Executive Director of the Medicine Generis Hospital 5th Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta Deaths feared in fire that destroyed hotel BROCKVILLE. Ont. 'CP) Police said today they fear that an elderly woman may have died in that destroyed the five storey Hotel Rev.-re overnight. There was also concern for 10 other guests at the 325 year old hotel who were still unac- counted for The fire was first reported at 9 p. m Wednesday night. By a.m. today it was burr.ing. Damage was estimated at million. Oil Industry Opportunities Amoco Canada Petroieum Company Ud. has opportunit- ies for people interested in beginning a career in the oil industry. We offer on the job training, good opportunities for promotion and excellent starting salaries and bene- fit plans. Candidates wishing io begin or complete steam ticket qualifications will be assisted financially. Work locations include Crossfield, Whilecouri. Drayton Valley. Swan Mills, Slave and Fox Creek. If you are mechanically inclined snd interested in a re- warding future, we would I'ke to talk with you. For an interview appointment please phone: Mr. Al Drumm Marquis Hotel Lethbridge, Alberta November 13 {after 5 p.m.) November 14, 15 (ail day) Villagers back oil firm despite massive spills BANTRY, Ireland (AP) The fishermen of Bantry Bay say they want the Gulf Oil Company's terminal to stay in the area despite a massive oil spill that wiped out their livelihood for this season and probably longer. The ecology lobby is up in arms over the pollution of the scenic bay on the southwest coast of Ireland. The Dublin press questions the terms un- der which Gulf, which has accepted responsibility for the spill, operates in the bay. But most local people line up behind the company. "We need said Vi- vian O'Callaghan, a member of the local county council. "They provide one-third of our menfolk with high-paid jobs." On Oct. 21, some tons of than gushed from a tanker unloading at Gulf's storage terminal. Gulf said a seaman inadvertently left a 16-inch valve open for half an hour. Since Gulf came here six years ago, 22 cases of oil spil- lage have been reported. Gulf was convicted in eight cases and paid a total of in fines. The stench of oil still hangs over the beautiful bay, a 20- mile-long inlet opening onto the Atlantic. Bond deal decision Nov. 19 OTTAWA (CP) Finance Minister John Turner has said he will announce on Nov. 19 government plans to deal with million worth of govern- ment bonds due Dec. 1. The announcement will be the day after the federal budget is tabled. The government must pay out the million and Mr. Turner will announce whether the government will be mak- ing a new loan. The loan, due Dec. 1, is made up of million of 5Vz- percent bonds and million of 4V4-per-cent bonds. The announcement on the bond issue will be made after the Nov. 15 deadline for pur- chasing new Canada savings bonds without loss of interest. CAREERS STAFF C.A., C.A. FINALIST or SENIOR STUDENT Required by progressive Western Canadian Firm of Chartered Accountants. Location: Lethbridge For details contact: W.R.Jacobson Rudd, Goold Elliott Chartered Accountants P.O. Box 940 Lethbridge, Alberta MANAGEMENT TRAINEE Excellent training program for an excellent position. Our unique Management training program follows a well planned comprehensive schedule provides you the best opportunity to develop quickly into a manager of a Con- sumer Finance Branch office. Liberal employee benefits and regular salary increases based on your progress. High school graduate. PACIFIC FINANCE 328 6th Street S. Lethbridge COMPUTER PROGRAMMER Required by Farm Implement Manufacturer located within commuting distance of Lethbridge. Excellent opportunity for person familiar with PDP8E equipment and MNEMONIC language. Salary commensurate with experience and edu- cation. Above average fringe benefits. Submit resume to: Mr. M. Hayhurst Noble Cultivators Ltd. Box 60 Nobleford, Alta. TOL 1SO LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING CAREER? CONSIDER A CAREER WITH TREASURY BRANCHES OF ALBERTA We offer you: A comprehensive training programme combining classroom instruction with cn-the-job training leading through Branch Administration to Management. Advancement limited only by your ability and desire to succeed. Fully competitive salary and benefits programme. Our present commencement salary is S595.00 per month. Desired Qualifications: High School graduates, preferably with some work ex- perience; however, this is not essential. An interest in people and a desire to be involved in a financial organization whose business has doubled in The last two years. If you are interested in such an opportunity and feel that you have the necessary qualifications, contact the Manager of your nearest Treasury Branch or write to: Mr. Terry Semeniuk, Personnel Officer Office of the Superintendent Treasury Branches of Alberta P.O. Box 1440 Edmonton, Alberta. T5J 2N6 ;