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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta I wo Alberta deaths attributed to itoproterenol Asthma drug is killer EDMONTON A 33- year-old RCMP corporal who died Tuesday was mine the controversial drug isoproterenol to fight asthma his wife said Friday. The available across the is scheduled to be restricted to use on a pres- cription in Canada following reports by doctors that it can be if too much is taken. Cpl. Ronald George Nice of suburban St. Albert died in hospital after suffering an acute ashthma attack earlier in the day. Mrs. Nice said be was using isoproterenol drug doctors can produce car- diac arrest if an overdose is taken. A Calgary taxi driver who also used the drug for asthma died Tuesday in Calgary. The 19-year-old man's doctor said isoproterenol was in the death. Or. Walter a Social Credit mid the provin- cial government was wrong not to haw the drug removed from shelves or placed In a restricted category. Dr. Buck a raised the issue in the legislature late last month but was told control of the drag was a federal respon- sibility. Alberta Alberta may help Quebec hunters i_ cautioned oil shortage occurs EDMONTON With 30 per cent more licences issued this Alberta's fish and wildlife division has cautioned hunters to make sure they respect private property. Gordon director of the division of the lands and forests said about hunting licences were issued this year com- pared with about in 1972. substantial portion of the increase may be novice hunters who should be aware of proper hunter manners to eliminate friction between hunters and he said. Mr. Kerr said good farmer- hunter relations are essential to wildlife habitat develop- ment programs which require the full co-operation of in- dividuals and municipalities. can blame a farmer barring hunting on his proper- ty after some hunter has smashed his fence and let cat- tle run loose or left garbage he asked. FIFTEEN DROWN Greece Fifteen persons drowned Fri- day when a bus swerved off a road and plunged into the sea near police said Three of the 18 passengers were saved EDMONTON Alberta may be able to supply Quebec with barrels of oil a day if foreign oil tieups produce critical shortages this Don Alberta's minister of intergovernmental said Friday. Mr. Getty said Alberta representatives expect to meet soon with Premier Robert Bourassa's new Quebec cabinet to examine the problem of energy shor- tages in Quebec and now Alberta may be able to help. feel a responsibility to our sister Mr. Get- ty said. Alberta gave Ontario Energy Minister Darcy McKeough the commitment earlier that there would be no interruption in Alberta's shipments of barrels a day to Ontario refineries. Alberta may be able to pump an additional barrels a day of crude oil from its reserves to give Quebec a supplementary source of oil if transportation for it is Mr. Getty said. Among the transportation alternatives for moving Alberta oil to Quebec is tanker shipment from the West Coast through the Panama Mr. Getty said. would mean putting more oil through the Trans- Mountain Oil pipeline which is already operating at capacity. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge......15 6 Medicine Hat 20 8 Pincher Creek... 38 7 Edmonton.....10 5 .14 Banff......... 28 13 14 Calgary......... 9 0 Victoria 40 38 .49 Prince Rupert 35 11 Penticton...... 44 42 11 Kamloops.......28 23 .21 Vancouver 42 39 .91 Saskatoon... 20 15 Regina 20 17 Winnipeg 22 14 Toronto........ 3 16 .03 Ottawa 29 20 Montreal ___ 32 19 Chicago ........34 20 New York 50 31 Washington 52 33 Miami 81 67 Los Angeles.....68 57 San Diego ......67 60 Phoenix ........88 54 Denver ......57 35 FORECAST Lethbridge Mainly cloudy today and chance of Chinook near mountains with temperatures rising into lows 5-10 above. Medicine Hat Mainly cloudy today and highs near lows 5-10. Calgary Mainly cloudy to- day and few highs 10-15 lows 5 above to zero. Columbia Kootenay Region Today and Sunday occasional rain in the south Kootenays. Periods of snow and risk of freezing rain elsewhere. Milder. Highs both days near 40 in the south Kootenay and 30 to 35 elsewhere. Lows tonight mid and upper twenties. 'MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness thru Sunday. Warmer all sections today and tonight. Highs today 50 to 60. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Sunday 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Occasional rain with snow in the mountains today and Sunday Highs both days mostly 40s. Lows tonight 30s. MISKIN SCRAPERS Easy Ltrilij Aeetritf Strntiii 4.8 Ylrti ir 7 Ytrfe Uu Yoir Wind Tractor to LovH or FARM SUPPLIES Couttt Highway-Box 1202 Phone Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- lion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. Rail tank cars and tanker trucks are other options for transporting small amounts of Alberta oil to Quebec. The National oil policy sets the area west of the Ottawa Valley line as the normal mar- ket area for Alberta crude while Quebec and the Mart- times are supplied by foreign crude. Mr. Getty said it was dis- covered that this Ottawa Valley line has been tured over the last 18 months. Foreign crude supplies had been flowing into some refineries in Ontario which led to additional concern in Ontario about their own security of supply if for- eign countries put a squeeze on Canada's offshore oil supplies. Mr. Getty also said other provincial governments are beginning to realize they should examine the principle Alberta is fighting for in its opposition to an export tax on crude provinces have control over their natural resources. If one energy export can be it may be possible for Ottawa to tax then in- cluding the export of electrical energy by Manitoba to the United States and ex- port of power from the James Bay project in he said. IfTl-THI UTNtfMDQC HtHALD-3 Killer of 8 given life SANTA Calif. Bdmaad EMI Kemper was sentenced Friday toUfe im- prisonment for the of his her best friend and fix co-ed hitchhikers. The six-foot-nine who said be acted out homi- cannibalistic and sexual fantasies in the was ordered to serve eight con- current life sentences. had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Doctor's internship legislation pressed He remembers well Eric Morton is one Canadian who won't forget Remembrance Day. He served in the Somme with the Royal Canadian Regiment. The First World War veteran now lives in a veterans' hospital in Vancouver. Macdonald to debate oil issue CALGARY Federal Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald Friday accepted the in- vitation of a Calgary televi- sion station to debate the energy issue with Alberta's Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Don Getty. Mr. Getty also accepted the invitation to debate the issue Nov. 21 for broadcast at p.m. over CFCN television on that date. agree that the energy question is of vital impor- tance to all Canadians and that the debate should enlighten the citizens of Mr. Macdonald said in a telegram to station. Jim CFCN's assistant news will be the moderator. Don CFCN news direc- said the program may be carried on the CTV network. LONGEST REIGN The longest reign as a world champion is 27 years by tennis player Pierre Etchbaster who retired at the age of 60. EDMONTON The Alberta College of Physicians met Surgeons wants legisla- tion introduced to increase the length of a doctor's internship to two years from one year. Dr. L. H. the college's deputy said Friday talks now are be- Cox firing ruling set WASHINGTON A federal judge agreed Friday to rule on the legality of Archibald Cox's dismissal as special prosecutor in the Watergate political espionage scandal. At the same U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell denied requested in- junctions which would have paved the way for Cox's return to the office or restrained the new Leon Jaworski. In ruling on a suit by three Democratic party members of Gesell said that since Cox was not a party to the suit and has indicaaed he does not want the job there is no sense in ordering the justice department not to interfere with his return. Gesell also said public inter- est would not be served by re- straining Jaworski. That leaves one whether the discharge of Mr. Cox the judge gave justice depart- ment lawyers until Monday to present additional arguments. He said he wants to rule sometime next week. Heating oil outlook tight OTTAWA The out- look for heating oil supplies this winter in British Colum- bia is tight but the National Energy Board says no serious shortages are likely. can move in more oil from Alberta if we have to although there would be an ex- tra cost a board spokesman said here. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Carway 9 i.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del Bonita a.m. to 6 Kingsgate 24 Porthill.Rykerts 8 i.m. to Wild Hone 8 a.m. to 5 Rooseville 8 a.m. WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying Mora For All Typos Of Scrap Motal Farm Tructo IMhwtrM Anymmg NMMM ot ir COPVM MASS RAMATOKS aATTimiS CAST IKON SaHii HMfnM Crsm Sinlet National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 200 33rd Stratt North ____Phone 32J-1721 19 ing held with the provincial government and the college would like to see approval to allow the amendments necessary to be passed at the December sitting of the legislature. Bruce deputy health confirmed talks had been held with the college but that the govern- ment had not adopted any policy so far. Dr. Le Riche said the change would improve the training of doctors graduating from medical schools and while the one-year internship now standard across Canada is two years would be better. TSe said the two year qual- ification already is in effect in hospitals at Calgary and Ed-r monton because they will not accept practitioners with only one year internship Other provinces now are considering the expansion of the internship requirement to two Dr. Le Riche said. Fish plant closes doors FAUST A fish processing plant here on Lesser Slave 185 miles northwest of has been ordered closed by its board of directors. Prices paid by the federal Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation starved out the Commercial said Joe president of the Northwestern Fishing Co- operative. The built three years ago at a cost of including a federal government incentive employed up to 16 workers but was operating with nine employees when the plant closed. The co-operative's presi- dent said that the cor- poration's pricing policies are unfair to Alberta fishermen. BAE CONTROL SERVICE APPOINTMENT John J. Kopp We are pleased to announce that Mr. John J. a former employee of Honevwell Con- trols Ltd has now lomed our present staff It is our belief that his superior ability in our field will bring both an in- crease and improvement to our present services to Southern Alberta. CONTROL SERVICE 3311 lakeside Road QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE. 328-7684 Rapidly expanding Manufacturer in the Mobile Home Industry Requires Employees for Production Line Work On a permanent basis Previous experience not essential. On the job training provided. Accommodation and moving assistance may be provided if required.' RATE PRESENT MARCH 1st 1974 20 working days After 20 working days 3.10 3.35 After 40 working days 3 25 3.50 The company pays of cost for Alberta Health Life sickness and accident benefit plans. Write to Office Manager. NORTHWEST DESIGN AND FABRICATION LTD. BOX FORT MACLEOD SERVICE CENTRE NOTICE Effective November the following hours will be in effect at International Harvester Sales and Service Centre. SERVICE DEPT. a.m. to p.m. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY CLOSED ALL DAY SATURDAYS PARTS DEPT. a.m. to p.m. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY a.m. to Noon SALES DEPT. a.m. to p.m. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY a.m. to Noon Thla change brought about to comply with Privlnclal Government regulations INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES ft SERVICE CENTRE 304 Stafford UHhbrtdga Phorw 397-3125 ;