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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, November 14, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 21 Leaves police station Lady Lucan leaves a London police station Wed- nesday accompanied by a detective, behind her. Lady Lucan was injured and her children's nanny, Sandra Rivett, was battered to death last Thursday at the family's London home. Police are seeking Lord Lucan on warrants for murder and attempted murder. Bull terriers in demand for fighting purposes TORONTO (CP) Spokes- men for animal associations have warned Canadian breeders of bull terriers that there is an abnormal demand for their dogs after recent publicity about staged dogfights. Dr Patricia Cooke, presi- dent of the Staffordshire Bull terrier Club of Canada, said in an interview. "We have told all our mem- bers to be on the lookout for people wanting dogs who are not known to them." Paul Wettlaufer, president of the Bull icrrier Club of Canada, said his club's members are all aware that efforts may be made to get dogs from them for fighting. Recently, dog fighting was brought to public attention when fighting dogs and train- ing equipment were seized from a farm in Guelph, Ont. m career campus ft Opportunities for SMALL ENGINE MECHANICS For applicants having Alberta Grade IX or equivalent Positions are available in the fields of: Recreation Industry Transportation The increasing use ol small engines has created a demand tor qualified personnel m cities and rural centres throughout the province interested in a career in this growing industry' Apply joday contact the Registrar at the Southern Alberta institute o' Technology This eipht-week program m Small Engine Mechanics begins November 25 Fee Applications are presently being accepted for these programs, which begin January Short Order Cooking Telecommunications Technology Hotel Restaurant Administration Basic Plant Operator Dmlng Room Service PHONE THE REGISTRAR 2S4-M13 or wrrte The Registrar's Office SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1301 16 Avenue N W Calgary T2M OL4 Medical bracelets checked OTTAWA (CP) Health Minister Marc Lalonde said Wednesday he will find out why there are no federal con- trols on the sale of non- prescription medical bracelets. "The sale of these bracelets it not illegal at present but I will inquire as to why there aren't regulations controlling Mr. Lalonde said in the Commons. He promised to investigate after Bob Holmes (PC Lambton-Kent) referred to reports that persons with serious medical problems are entrusting their health to in- expensive, mass produced bracelets sold over drugstore counters. Lawrence Stevenson, presi- dent of the Canadian Medic Alert Foundation, said in Toronto earlier this week that the bracelets encourage persons to diagnose their own medical problems. The danger is that wearers might have incorrectly diagnosed their problems and could receive emergency medical treatment dangerous to their health. "Thousands of Canadians with serious medical problems are trusting this in- adequate protection for emergency he said. Medic Alert bracelets, which cost are issued by prescription only. Up-to-date medical files on all Medic-Alert bracelet owners are kept in a central registry. Their medical histories are supplied to hospitals in emergency situations. Mr. Stevenson said the non prescription bracelets have been on the market for about two years. Thousands demonstrate in France PARIS (Reuter) Tens of thousands of striking workers demonstrated in Paris and other major cities Wednesday in protest against the French government's anti-inflation austerity program. Marching in the streets were civil servants, postmen, stopped publication of nationally- circulated newspapers sympa- thetic journalists. Hospital, customs and social security employees went on strike for 24 hours as gas and electricity workers prepared for a campaign of sporadic stoppages which will bring power cuts today and Friday. Communist and left-wing trade union groups have called for a general strike next Tues- day. A settlement of the four- week-old postal strike, which triggered the wave of dis- putes, seemed as far off as ever. Postmen are asking for a minimum wage of about a month plus better working conditions and a advance against pay rises due in 1975. Rebuked General George S. Brown, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, was rebuked Wednesday by President Ford for stating publicly that Jews owned the nation's banks and news- papers. Alberta said being penalized for staying in Confederation DR. HERBAXFORD CALGARY (CP) Alberta is being penalized for staying in Canadian Confederation, John Rudolph, president of the Independent Alberta associa- tion said Wednesday. He told a news conference the association has com- missioned a study of the "op- portunity cost" to Alberta for remaining in Confederation which says the province would be better off economically if it was independent. The study, released at the conference, was prepared by a group of five economists head- ed by Dr. Warren Blackman of University of Calgary and Dr. Herbert Axford of Univer- sity of Lethbridge. The study says the cost of Confederation to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a hypothetical independent Alberta minus the actual GDP for the province as a member of be a minimum of billion in 1972, measured in 1973 dollars. The opportunity cost, or economic opportunities lost by Alberta for staying in Con- federation, would amount to billion in 1981 in constant 1973 dollars "We are not proposing an in- dependent Mr Rudolph said. "But the study clearly points to the need for Alberta to renegotiate its terms for staying in the Con- federation Mr Rudolph, a Calgary oil- man and president of Blue- mount Resources Ltd said the association was formed recently as a non-profit, non- political, fact-finding pressure group dedicated to the better- ment of Alberta. The study released Wednes- day deals primarily with eco- nomic activity in the private sector Mr Rudolph said an- other cost-of-Confederation study, dealing with inter- governmental transfers, will be released in a month. Dr Axford pointed out that .about 51 per cent of Canada's manufacturing activity is bas- ed in Ontario Seat belt warning issued OSHAWA, Ont. (CP) peneral Motors of Canada Ltd. (GM) urged Wednesday that parents using the com- pany's infant carrier Love Seat be sure its restraint straps are fastened properly. GM said that during non-car use of the carrier, an unhar- nessed baby could slip and catch its neck in the lap and shoulder belt opening in either side of the carrier, causing in- jury. GM said it learned of the possible hazard from reports from three owners in the United States who said their infants had been trapped All were freed, experiencing no more than minor scratches and bruises. All GM and retail dealers of the Love Seat will be notified of the possible hazard. 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