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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, November 10, 1972 News in brief Former deputy speaker dies S.ANGUDO, Alia. (CP) A funeral service will be held to- day for Charles Milton McKcen, deputy speaker of the Alberta legislature for 14 years. He died in Mayerthorpc, at 87. Mr. McKecn was elected to the legislature in 1921 as a member of the United fanners o[ Alberta party and was dep- uty speaker until he was de- feated in the 1935 election. Unions ratify agreement VANCOUVER (CP) Three of the six unions involved in last week's shutdown of Pacific Pi-ess ratified new two-year labor contracts Thursday while the remainder scheduled meet- ings to hear details of the set- tlement. Approved were slightly var- ied contracts for the press- men's, stereotypers' and photo- engravers' unions. The mailers' union was to meet today (Fri- the printers Sunday and the newspaper guild Nov. 19. (iholera cases confirmed SYDNEY, Australia man saiij today the airline had Australia reported 10 con- been informed of a limited i'ho- firmed- cholera cases today as authorities launched a country- wide inoculation program. The health department said most of the cases were in the eastern states. Those under ob- servation total 27. All but one of the patients and suspects were passengers on a flight from London which landed here Saturday after a stopover at Bahrain. A passenger on the flight died of cholera in New Zealand. A Quantas Airlines spokes- lera outbreak in Bahrain Oct. 28 but, because the World Health Organization regarded the cases reported as not being un- usual, international airlines serving the area did not chango their operations. "International airlines regu- larly fly without trouble through parts of Asia where cholera is the spokesman said. In New Zealand, health au- thorities confirmed today that a 65-year-olri Dutchman who died in New Zealand had cholera. Kose jury completed MONTREAL (CP) Jury se- lection for the kidnap trial of Jacques Rose was completed Thursday and the trial was ad- journed until Monday. Mr. Justice Charles Noel Bar- bes of tire Court of Queen's Bench decided earlier this week to proceed with 11 jurors In- stead of the usual 12 after a ju- ror who had been sworn in was dismissed. Rose, 25 is charged in the Oc- tober, 1970, kidnapping of Pierre Laporte, former Quebec Labor minister. An earlier trial on the same charge ended May 11 with a hung jury and a new trial was ordered. He also faces a charge of non-capital murder connection orte's death. with Mr. Lap- Troops on full alert TEL AVIV (AP) The Is- raeli army sealed off the occu- pied Golan Heights of Syria to- day and ordered troops there on full alert following the heaviest fighting between Syrians and Is- raelis since the 1970 ceaselire. Israeli jets downed two Syr- Ian MiG-21s Thursday, de- stroyed a surfact-to-air missile batleiy and bombed concentrations, the military command reported. The Israelis said all their planes returned safely, but Damascus radio said four of the Israeli jets were shot down. Favor economic sanctions LONDON (AP) The British Parliament voted over- whelmingly Thursday night in favor of renewing economic sanctions for aother year against the breakaway white- ruled African colony of Rho- desia. In the House of Lords the vote was 159 to 43. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Brit- ish foreign secretary, urged Parliament to continue sanc- tions but said he will relax some of the controls in case of individual hardship. WEEKEND SPECIAL Effective Saturday and Sunday Only BASKET OF 12 pieces of Chicken 1 Ib. of French Friei 1 pinl of Cole Slaw Feeds 4 to 6 People Reg. 5.10 Value 3.99 Extra Pieces of Chicken 25c Each AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS 210 3rd Ave. S. 1607 Mayor Magrath Dr. Catering availablo for all social gatherings. For further information call 328-6056 or 327-8255 Completes iirst of orbits Canadian satellite producer OTTAWA (CP) Anik I com- pleted the first of its seven clin- ical orbits around earth early oday and Telesat Canada offi- cials said it's "right on track." "Them's still a lot of work to re done during these next three said Harry Kowalik, icad of the mission control that took over responsibility for llifl KEEP PAPERS HANDY An operator of a motor vehicle must on the demand of a peace officer produce his operator's license, his certificale of regislration and prcof of financial responsibility. Upon any change of address the holder of a license must notify ihe mini- ster of the change, the notification also applying 10 the certificate of registration. The picture is the 23rd of 25 publicizing the 1972 safe driving campaign. Govt. plans no action on fibii censorship report llcrnld Legislation Bureau EDMONTON The govern- ment will not act at the cur- icnt fall legislative session on a legislative committee report which recommended the aboli- tion of film censorship, Horst Schmid, minister of culture, youth and recreation, told The Herald. Mr. Schmid said the Conser- vative caucus considered the report Thursday and decided there was not time at the fall session to act on the report. He said there may be legisla- tion at the spring session. A commiltee headed by Ernie Jamison (PC St. Albert) rec- ommended the Alberta censor board be replaced with a film classification board. censor board has the authority to edit and ban films. The censor board ran into controversy earlier this year when it banned tile film A Clockwork Orange. Purple use misused gas The new board would simply j classifv Herald Legislative Bureau high- ways minister Gordon Taylor says purple gas is being mis- used under regulations admin- istered by the Conservative government. The low cost motor vehicle fuel is intended for use only by movies where as the farmers to help keep their pro- duction costs down, he said, but under poor administration is being used by many other pecple as well. Mr. Taylor said in an inter- view he will propose in the leg- islature that identlfica t i o n cards be issued to farmers and that purple gas only be sold to persons holding such cards. He charged that purple gas Anti-heroin drug tested 011 animals TORONTO (CP) A chemi- cal which blocks the effects of heroin is being produced artifi- cially in Canada for the first time and scientists are testing the drug on addicted animals. Science Dimension, a publica- tion of the National Research Council of Canada, said the non-addicting, blocks the effects of heroin for Icng periods, has no known harmful side effects and is cheap and easy to make. The drug has been produced by Bristol Laboratories of Can- ada with research funds prov- ided by the research council through its industrial reesearch assistance program. Preliminary results of tests on addicted animals have been sent to Canada's federal drug authorities. Science Dimension said the tests are "one of a number of steps to be taken be- fore clinical testing on heroin addicts can begin." The journal said U.S. drug au- thorities already have granted permission [or testing in pa- tients. Small amounts of the drug eliminate the effects of mor- phine in less than 90 seconds. Half a milligram is effective for i 24 hours. Science Dimension said many other heroin antagonists pro- duce hallucinations and other side etfecls which made them unsuitable for use except in nar- cotic overdosagcs. Calculations show that 45 mil- ligrams of the drug could pro- led, an addict for three months if used slowly enough. The cap- sules would he made of a sub- stance that would be harmlessly j absorbed by the body. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capital Furniture PHONE 326-7684 at the LEGION FRIDAY-Beaver DITRICH" SATURDAY NIGHT VIMY LOUNGE MOONOLOWS" BEAVER TRIO- MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ON1Y Letter-bomb injures man LONDON (Reuler) A direc- tor of one of Britain's biggest diamond firms was injured to- day bv a letter-bomb mailed from India, one of at least 10 explosive laden envelopes found in London today with In- dian postmarks. Police promptly issued an un- precedented warning to the pub- lic not to handle or open any letter about which they had. the slightest suspicion. The letter-bomb which got through to the big diamond dealing firm of Hennig and Co. blew up in the face of the joint managing director, Vivian Prins, as he was opening the envelope. Police said Iris injuries were not critical. He was admitted to hospital and treated for shock, burns and cuts lo lire face and hands, and blast burns to the stomach and legs. is being misused after seeing a breakdown of convictions of il- legal UEC of the fuel in Alberta during the first nine months of this year, in a return tabled In the legislature Thursday. A total of 530 convictions In- dicated to Mr. Taylor that to persons were "probably getting away with I it" during the same period. The breakdown of illegal pur- ple gas convictions was 152 farmers (illegally using the 5! laborers, 49 truckers, 15 contractors, 12 housewives, 11 welders, nine students, 37 miscellaneous and 194 no occu- pations listed. declines comment EDMONTON Gordon Taylor, the 62-year-old candi- date for the leadership of the Alberta Social Credit Party, had no comment Thursday on the announcement that Bill Johnson, president of the Alber- ta Social Credit League, has thrown his support behind Wer ner Schmidt of Lethbridge for the party leadership. Mr. Taylor and MT. Schmidl are the only two contestants foi the Socrcd leadership so far. Mr. Taylor said there nothing improper about Mr Johnson endorsing a candidate wlu'le still in the league pres- ident's oflice. "It's far better for this to be eut in the open than for him to be campaigning on the said Mr. Taylor. Mr. Johnson said Mr. Schmidt will p-ovido a new look the party needs. The Icadershb will be decided at a convention in Edmonton Feb. 1 to 3. Current Socred leader Harry Strom has announced he will step down, but continue to sit in the legislature as the MLA foe Cypress. Mr. Schmidt, vice president of Lethbridge Community Col- lege, does net hold a seat in the legislature and has said he will wait until the next provincial eleclion, likely in 1975, bafore standing for office. satellite following Its successful launch from Cape Kennedy Thursday night. But the first orbit has the sci- entists expressing cautious op- timism. Anik is spending its first 70 hours in space in an eliptical path around the earth, passing within 100 miles during its near China expected Nixon re-election FP Publications PEKING The re-election of President Richard Nixon came as no surprise to senior officials of the Chinese foreign ministry, who appear to have kept a close watch on the state by state re- turns as they came in. The officials showed that they were fully conversant with the details of the president's jand- slide victory when they spoke to correspondents at a diplomatic reception held while the final vote count was still being tall- ied. "It is no said one official whose responsibilities keep him In close touch with de- velopments on the American po- litical scene. "Nixon seems to be doing very said another offi- cial, supporting the remark by citing the president's massive majccily in electoral votes. While the officials took care to avoid any expression of opln- Housing loan gels approval EDMONTON (CP) Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. has approved a loan for construction of public hous- ing in High Prairie, it was an- nounced today. The lean, which covers 90 per cent of construction costs, will be repaid over 50 years at an interest rate of 77a per cent. The project consists of eight semi-detached homes, six three- bedroom and two four-bedroom units. Stanfield hails ECC suggestions By PAUL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Progressive Con- servative Leader Robert Stan- field late Thursday hailed cer- tain suggestions in the Econom- ic Council of Canada's annual review and said it added weight to much of what he had been stressing tliroughouf the fed- eral eleclion campaign. Mr. Stanfield, still looking strained from his seven-week campaign which resulted in Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Liberal administra- tion losing 49 seats, said if the report had appeared in Sep- tember as expected Mr. Tru- deau might well have lost even more members. The Conservative leader said he was not accusing the coun- cil of deliberately holding back the report until after the fed- eral election, but he said the council should take pains to see that it is "above suspicion" in such matters. The report, which empha- sizes that tax boosts are not needed and that indeed the government might even be able to reduce taxes, was issued early Friday. Mr. Trudeau's government plans to hike personal income tax by three per cent starting Jan. 1. Mr. Stanfield nad promised to abolish the planned increase as well as reduce personal in- come taxes by four per cent for the last six months of 1972. Mr. Trudeau and other Lib- eral spokesmen criticized Mr. Stanfield's tax plans and said reductions would lead to in- creased inflation. The council appeared to deny this conten- tion. i, A three car collision In the ciiy shortly after 5 p.m. Thurs- day rcsullcd in damage. Police say a car driven hy John A. Williams, 54, of .1102 South Pnrksldc Drive collided with the ronr of car driven by Trmn Anderson, 20, of Taber nnil forced her vehicle inln Ilic real' cf ;i Ihird driven hv lUinnlfl Hisling, nl .121 12l'h St. N SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "LEGEND OF FRENCH1E KING" Jn color. Starring Brigclte Bardot, Claudia Cardinnle and Michael Pollard. Friday and .Saturday, November 10 and II. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday Matinee at p.m. "THK VOYAGE OF SINBAD" In Tech- nicolor. Starring Kcrwin Mathcws and Kathryn Grant. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "I.RGFND OF FIlfCNCIIlF, KING" In color. Starrinf Bnpcllc Rnrdot, Claudia Cardinalc nnd Miciincl Pollard. Friday and Saturday. Ninember 10 and II. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult Special Saturday AflPr- nram Malinor at p.ni "SKCHKT OF MONTE CRISTO" In color. Family. All seals SOc. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre OF FHENC'IIIE KING" In color. Starring Brigelle Dnrdot, Claudia Cnrdinalc and Michael Pollard. Friday and S.ilurday, November 10 nnd II. Friday shows nf and p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "UCC.UND OF FRF.NCII1E KING" Tn color. SlnrTlng Urigolle linnlot. Clmidin Cardinnle nnd Michael Pollard. Friday and Snturdny, November 10 nnd 11, Friday shows imil p.m. Aflnll. Special Snlurdny afternoon al I '111 p.m. "SlIKIlll'T OP FltAf.THllF.r) .TAW" lu cdldr. Family. ion on the outcome of the elec- tion, there was a suggestion of equanimity in the words of an official who was asked whether the Chinese welcomed the re- election of a president who had made public commitments to China in the Shanghai commu- nique. "We Nixon has made these the offi- cial said. "Another man could have been better or worse in this respect." Accept pact JAKAHTA (Reuter) For- eign Minister Adam Malik said today Indonesia and the three other countries nominated by the United States and North Vietnam to control a ceasefire in Vietnam have accepted the appointment. "All four countries have ac- he told a news confer- ence. The other three countries are Canada, Poland and Hungary. "We will take part provided there Is a Malik or "perigee" phase, Mr. Kowa- lik said. Then it takes n long loop out into space for about miles at its far or "apogee" phase. If all continues well, mission control will fire the special apogee motors during the far phase Sunday afternoon and Anik then will settle into its permanent relationship with earth, ready to act as a "micro- wave station in the sky." Officials at mission control said Anik had undergone Its planned six-degree "re-orient- ation" during which the satel- lite was turned slightly during its perigee phase this morning. The Allan Park tracking sta- tion near Toronto and mission control headquarters here fired the Email hydrazenc jet thrus- ters that moved the 550-pound satellite into its new position. Anik, an Eskimo word mean- ing brother, is the world's first domestic communications satel- lite and will open a new phase cf telecommunications for Can- ada, especially for the North. Mission headquarters in Ot- tawa assumed control of the satellite about 17 minutes after the launch. Anik passed its first Lest about an hour later, when the Pacific Ocean tracking station picked it up on Its screens "right on Mr. Kowalik said. It had been expected that during the first orbit following launch the tracking stations might take a few minutes to lo- cate it if it were on an erratic path. Mr. Kowalik and his teams in four tracking stations will be making several "very critical manoeuvres" today land during the weekend as they ready Anik for the apogee motor firing (AMF) that will fix its relation- ship to earth. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre 49 25 43 26 46 23 .'10 21 26 21 49 42 .05 30 34 42 34 I.Ctlllllidgc Calgary...... Pinchcr Creek Edmonton Grande Prairie Penticton Toronto Ottawa....... Montreal...... St. John's Halifax Charlottctown Chicago...... New York..... Miami....... Los Angela; Las Vegas Phoenix...... Rome......... Paris........ 55 SO London ...........54 4B Berlin......... 54 40 Amsterdam.......52 50 Stockholm....... 48 41 Tokyo...... 58 52 FORECAST Cloutly and foggy. Highs near 35. Lows near 25-30. Saturday: Sunny breaks. A chance of 41 37 .12 40 39 .83 47 42 2.30 44 40 1.38 42 35 1.32 45 41 52 42 80 72 67 50 62 42 71 47 54 46 showers of freezing rain. Highs 35-40. Medicine Hat Today: Cloudy and foggy. Highs near 35. Lows in the 20s. Saturday: Cloudy with a chance of freez- ing drizzle. Highs 35-40. Calgary Today: Periods of freezing drizzle. Higlis 30-35. in the 20s. Saturday: Cloudy with a chance of show- ers of freezing rain. Highs near 35. Columbia. Koolenay Today: Mostly cloudy. Periods of rain or mixed rain and snow in the Kootenays. Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Lows 30 to 35. Highs both days 40 to 45 ex- cept 35 lo 40 northern Colum- bia region. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain or snow showers tonight and Saturday. No important temperature changes. Highs bolh days 40s. Lows tonight 20s. West of Continental Divide- Cloudy with scattered showers valleys snow mountains today and Saturday. No important temperature changes. Highs bolh days 35 to 40. Lows to- night 20s. YEAR-END SPECIAL Cultivator Shovels 16" 18" 1.95 CHISELS ,70 THESE ARE UNITED SHOVELS AND FULLY GUARANTEED GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutti Highway Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.J1. TODAY COUHTKSY 01' AMA All highways In Ihe Ix-th- bridgc district aro bnro nnd dry and in good winter driving con- dition. Banff Radium highway had 1 inch of new snow, plowed nnd sanded, snow All oilier highways in the Cal- gary area ore bare and dry and In good winter driving con- dition. Adequalc snow tiros or prop- erly fitlcd chains nro manda- tory In Yoho. Koolcnny, Glacier and Mount Dcvelstokc Nnlionnl Parks, the Banff Jasper high- way and ski access roads in Banff and ,1 a s p c r National Parks. Ixigan Puss closed. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coulls !M hours; Canvas- 9 a.m. (o (i p.in.: Del Honilii 0 n.iu. to G p.m.; HoosH'illr, [U'.'fl n.m. In G p.m.: Kinp-KMlo, H.C.; 71 hours; I'orlhill llykrrls 8 n.m lo midnight; Chirf Mounlnin closed; I Wildhorsp, 8 to 5 p.m. ;