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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE lETIIDRItXiC HtRMO -VVotJiresJov, IB, 1970 America sea OTTA W A (OP) North America nmhi end xip as JIB "is- land in a metric sen" if it (Iocs not convert to the metric sys- tem of nnd measures, Basford lok! Hie Senate banking committee Tvsday. Appearing before the commit- tee as chief witness for a weights and measures bill, Mr. Bastard said Japan has "fane metric" nnd when the United Kingdom converts to (he system to be in line wifh other Euro- pean countries. North America might be in Use costly position of producing goods in one mea- surement system for domestic use and another for trade pur- poses, "I think we should not be de- bating whether to convert but limy to he said. Lut Canada would .have to move hanrl-in-hsnd with She United Slates in order to do tins. The bill undergoing Senate committee scrutiny would embed the metric system in Ca- nadian iaw in preparation for eventual conversion as set. out in the government's p o 1! c white paper tabled last Janu- ary. The metric system Is a deci- mal measuring system with the metre, the litre and the gram as units of length, capacity and weight. In replvijig to questioning, Mr. Bastorri s'aul tire bill, still tfl Mr. Bastorri sum tire mil, sun m be passed by boih the Senate and Commons, provides for the use of two systems of measure- KON BASFOHD Sees Danger merit In trade in tits customary inch-pound unit sys- tem and the metric system. LEGISLATION NEEDED He said the present Canadian system could not be abolished without Parliament passing leg- islation to thai effect. The proposed bill is designed to modernise existing weights and measures legislation, the minister saici, but is also a con- sumer protection measure. Mr. Basford said the proposed legislation is aimed at ensuring that the consumer gets a true measure of the commodity he buys. The bill sets new require- ments of accurate measure on cob-operated machines which dispenss liquids or which mea- sure time, sucu as coin washers or parking meters. It regulate devices for measuring car mileage, so that the odometers on used cars could not be turned back to mis- lead consumers. FORGOT TO BET JOHANNESBURG, South Af- rica (API Zelig Genii calcu- lated what turned out to be the right combination for a race irack will of on a 50-cent wager. He gave the 50 cents to a friend, who forgot to place the bet Crisis handling rapped TORONTO (CP) Claude Hyan, editor-publisher of the Montreal newspaper Le Devoir, criticized the federal govern- ment's USD of the War Measures Act at two meetings here. He fold 100 students at York University that the goverc- rnent's use of the Act was "the greatest abuse of political power" that has occurred in Canada in 100 years. "I don't need to live having my phone lapped and my con- versations supervised by police who don't understand what 15 Premier's office -worker arrested in FLQ raids QUEBEC (CP) Premier Robert Eourassa confirmed Tuesday that a receptionist at his Montreal office was arrested last month during police crack- on suspficted terrorist sympathizers in the province. Mr. Bourassa made the slate- merit in the Quebec national as- sembly after being questioned by Marcel Masse who also asked if the iiustice department "was consi- dering an investigation of per- sonnel in the offices of cabinet ministers. "The government will take all necessary measures to assure the security of Hie the premier said. The receptionist, Jocelyne Despatie, 21, was charged last BWday with seditious conspir- acy and with being a member or professing to be a member of the outlawed Front de Libera- tion dtr Quebec. Her lawyer said she ceased working for Mr. Bourassa Oct. 8 after police questioned her. She ffss arrested Oct. 26 in St. An- toice stir Richelieu, Que. ransom paid for banker SINGAPORE (AP) pers released a rich bank direc- tor, Tan Han Seng, 50, Monday night after his family paid in ransom. He had been taken from his home last Thurs- day. Ttia banker's doctor said ha was in good shape. The kid- nappers had demanded the equivalent of but the family convinced them they could not raise that much monev. being discussed he said. lie told 300 University of To- ronto students that Ottawa's handling of the Front de Libera- tion du Quebec crisis has re- duced tho chances oi finding moderate solutions to Quebec's problems. "There must be recognitba that there are two nations within this he said. The meetings, along with a scheduled address at tie On- tario Institute for Studies in Ed- ucation, were sponsored by 1 Waffle group of the New Demo- cratic parly, Mr. Hyan had to cancel his scheduled appear- ance at the institute and return to Montreal. He told the University of To- ronto meeting that Prime Minis- ter Trudeau's type of federalism could only last for 10 or 15 years even with the help of Quebec's Eoglish-spealdng "rul- ing Ha said Ottawa's handling of the present Quebec crisis "has reduced the chance of moderate solutions to social and political problems." He said there was a danger in English Canada of glossing over Quebec as "a province just like any others." Home Hecipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how quickly one may pounds' of unsightly fat right in your own home. Make HUB tome recipe yourself. It s easy no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drugstore and for Naran. Pour Has imp a pint bottle and add enough Etapefruit juice to fill tic bottle. Take two tabtespoonsful twice a rtav as needed and follow ibe Naran Bedncing Plan. If your first purchase does aot show you a simpla easy way to IOM boliy aid help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, arms, nbdomen, hips, calves and ankles just return the empty bottle for your money back. Follow this easy way en- dorsed by many who have tried this plan'and help bring back al- luring curvea and graceful slenderneBS. Note how quickly bloat much better you feel. Morn alive, vouthful appearing and ,-ictJVE. Banff visitors lotal declines BANFF, (CP) A total of vehicles carrying passengers entered the east gate of Banff National Park during the week ended Nov. 16, superintendent S. F. Kirn said today. This was a decrease of 287 vehicles and passengers from the same period a year ago- Cumulative totals since Jan. I include vehicles carry- ing persons compared with vehicles and 910 visitors for the same per- iod in 1969. COLOR TELEVISION 25" Rectangular Saler Mark HA Spanish Mediterranean Console Solid Ssejts Caiar Demodulatqr ciclivr mare accurate roproducfion of who! fit comoro "sees" fruor reconstilutton of ihs bfoadcfnf- ?srmal and colors oil aero i (Hs -.perirunt- reliability. "Dark Hsffer" DeiigFi moicei on erafe cooler, last longer. Solid Stele Silicon Remitters are cool-op- erating wilh c lifs expectancy mony times thai of fubg rectifiers. 5" Oval Duo-Cone Spoaker ths ef- of two speakers. Tono Conifol ich you ihs emphasis you from treble 'o Aulomah't {one-balartcf yaa Modsl CCA808 5 year Protection Plan Rejjular 788 BUY NOW and SAVE During our Clearance Trite Tq Arranged. SERVICE OPEN 7 to 9 P.M. THURSDAY and FRIDAY 1238 3rd Avc. 5. 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