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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Oddities in ihe News Novtmbor 18, 197] THE IETHBRIDGE HERA1D 19 BALTIMOUI'J iHculcr) A woman .shot in Ihe face at her home was back on her job as a barmaid Tuesday afler swal- the bullet, police said, j Doctors at the hospital where' Jacqueline C b a v i s, 141, was treated earlier in the day lold police lhal a .12-calibrc cart- ridge v, hich cntei'ed her face between her nose and right eye; was located at Ihe back of her liiroal. But tliey later told police thai Alls. C ha vis had reporled swallowing something.'' X- rays were taken and a bullet, was discovered in her stomach. Mrs. Chavis was treated for I a small wound and a rip in a I tear duel. j Police she released j with tiie bullet still in her stom- ach. They sought a warrant for the arrest of a man who alleg-' edly shot Mrs. Chavis. fc lit! EN' E, Ore. (API "They about flipped when I walked into the McKcnzie Fly- ing .Service one Sunday and said I wanted to learn to says Michael McKcrn, who lost both hands in a fire four years apo. Bui .McKcrn, an Orefion Stale University .soph o m o r e, has learned to fly. And, replacing each hand with a set of steel- gripping claws, he has master- ed drag racing, hunting, fish- ing and camping. "He's a sharp student." says Holly Robinson, flying instruc- tor. McKcrn soloed after JO hours in the air, has logged 24 flying hours to date and is on his way to earning a private pilot's li- cence. The conventional single en- gine plane be flics required only two modifications: a loop instead of a knob on the throt- tle grip, and a special tray for holding the radio microphone, which he activates by pressing the transmission butkm against his chin. Typhoid carriers banned for life i_ UhTtUY. England 'APi Two healthy Indian children face a life of partial quaran- tine because they carry a rare type of typhoid they can pass on lo others. The boy, and the girl HI, have teen banned for life from British schools and or- dered to .study at home. They also will barred from any job handling food. However, officials said Ihe two may mix socially with other children to a limited extent as long as they take great care with their personal hygiene. Their situation is unique In Britain, said the officials of this industrial town 115 miles northwest of London. "They may spend the rest of their lives carriers of Ihe said Dr. Vyner Loyshone, the Derby health "We have given them every known drug treatment but they are still chronic carriers and mast be regarded as po- tential risks to other people." The P h a g e type of salmonella originates in r.orthern Jndia. It "'as discovered in a nine- year-old West Indian girl a year ago and was traced to t Ihe boy and girl; were her classmates. They had Ixjcn in Britain for years. TKADK PACT OTTAWA iCPj A trade dp- velopment agree m e u I was signed Wednesday T r a d B Minister Jean Luc Pcpin and j Colombian Ambassador Brig.- Gen. Luis Castillo. -4 LUNCH WITH A VIEW Workers al Ihe Royal Centre lower construction site enjoy a panoramic view of down- town Vancouver along with their lunches. From the seven- teenth floor of ihc building, workers look down on much of the city's ever-changing downtown area. On right is the Hotel Vancouver, while in centre of picture is the new Pacific Centre complex, still under construction. "No new money plan-Strom Now is the time to be thinking about buying the family rings. MOTHERS' RIMGS and BROACHES OUTSTANDING VALUES LARGE ASSORTMENT 304 on the Second Floor to Save You More! SANDY'S JEWELLERY 304 5th St. S. Phone 327-4625 EDMONTON (CP) The Progressive Conservative gov- ernment's "accelerated" capi- tal works program to combat I unemployment appears to be I more of a up1' move in- I stead, Opposition Leader Harry Strom says. Me said he is concerned with (lie impression being given that million in capital works pro- jects is being "accelerated1' and that new money is being poured into the program. There is no evidence that any money is being put into the por- gram that was not already pro- posed by the former Social Cre- dit administration, Mr. Strom told a news conference. With a EN! 111 [ED LTD. Announces the Grand Opening of their NOW OPEN AT 503 12fh Avenue Open Daily 2-5, 7-9 Show Home 327-0944 Office 327-0219 Mother, son team to >vin over fire NEW YORK (AD Trapped in her apartment by an arson- ist's blaze, a mother dropped seven of her children to her 16- year old son standing three stories below and then jumped to safety herself. Al! tJie children were treated at hospital and released in good condition. The mother, Virginia David, 38, was reported in fair condition with a possible con- cussion and fractured left wrist. Police arrested her estranged husband. Lee David, and charged him with arson in connection with the blaze. Gary David, 16. jumped first from a rear window into the hack yard ar.d then, caught or broke the falls of seven broth- ers and sisters ranging in age from 5 (o 18 and, his mother, police said. two month freeze after the, Conservative government took I office, "it appears to be an at-1 tempt lo catch up." lie said some of the reports of Alberta activities at the fed- eral provincial premier's conference in Ottawa left the impression that some totally new approaches arc being ta'- ken. "We haven't seen anything new at the federal provin- cial conference that hadn't been proposed before. I have yet to find a single new item intro- duced in spite of all the talk of changes and drastic new ap-1 proachcs." j Mr. Strom said the necessity of new fiscal arrangements and the need for Ottawa to vacate part of the income tax field to the province to meet its increasing responsibilities had been proposed at several prc-; vious conferences. "Not only is the premier fol- lowing Social Credit policies, he is reading my old Prince Igi taste. Prince Igor is vodka. Pure vodka. Without a flicker of taste or color or scent. A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince over tonight. has no your favorite recordings from the most complete stock in Southern Alberta Folk Classic Vocal Groups Country Western Instrumental Religious Dancing or Popular. YOUR CHOICE 25% off Drop into our now tit 317 7th St. S. RAYS 317 7 ST. S. 327-6431 Enter your name in the Downtown Moichants Shoppers Bonenmi LETHDRIDQE ALBERTA OF THIS YEAR'S RE ITS These ere genuine savings on our trailer and cnmper rental units. 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