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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta November 21, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 Canada restates solid support for Israelis Comforting arms Police and troops surround couple in their grief during a funeral service Wednesday in Beit Shean, Israel, for the four victims of a Palestinian guerrilla attack Hospitals ducking duty on smoking policies EDMONTON (CP) A sur- vey of 100 hospitals conducted by the Alberta Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association last spring show- ed many hospitals are ducking their responsibility for protecting patients and others from the dangers of tobacco smoke The survey, released Wednesday, said it is surpris- ing that 31 hospitals do not have a policy on smoking Hospitals were concerned about smoking as a health or fire hazard, the report said however a significant number did not provide any protec- tion for non smoking, respiratory patients or patients in general Executive director J M McKenzie of the association said many hospitals are fear- ful that smokers might com- plain if not allowed to indulge the habit Dr McKenzie said 19 separate constituents in tobacco smoke ranging from tar and nicotine to carbon monoxide are harm ful He said non smokers ex- posed to tobacco smoke are habie to develop emphysema or cancer just as smokers do, and added that patients with respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and asthma are subject to bad effects even more quicklv than average persons The report said most hospitals agreed smoking is hazardous to health and agreed promotion of health is an obligation of hospitals, but it would appear the hospitals YAMAHA ORGANS 1 I COLLEGE MALL Phone 328-3694 By GEORGE KITCHEN UNITED NATIONS (CP) Canada has restated its un equivocal support for the con- tinued existence of the state of Israel and for the right of Israel and its neighbors to live in peace within secure and recognized bounardies At the same time, it gave recognition Wednesday to the need for the Palestinian peo- ple to be represented and heard in negotiations involv- ing their destiny, and sup- ported the view that any Mid- dle East settlement must take account of their legitimate concerns The Canadian position was put before the General Assem- bly by External Affairs Minis- ter Allan MacEachen, who flew from Ottawa to join in the assembly's debate on the Palestinian question He was scheduled to return to Ottawa following the address "We remain opposed to any attempt to challenge the right of Israel or the right of any other state in the region to live in peace within secure and recomzed boundaries free of threat or acts of he said Canada considered it' "essential" to any lasting and comprehensive peace settle- ment "that there be respect for the sovereignty, the territorial integrity and the political independence of Israel and of every other state in the Middle East ISRAEL HAS SAY MacEachen said the claim of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to repre- sent the Palestinians was not a question for Canada to decide That question must be resolved by the parties direct- ly involved in a Middle East settlement and Israel in our view is an essential party in deciding the question The same principle applied to the declared aspiration of the PLO to establish an inde- pendent national authority in the Middle East must be motivated to extend their stated non smoking beliefs Beer drinkers get warning about cancer LOS ANGELES (AP) A study indicates that beer drinkers may suffer intestinal cancer more frequently than those who abstain from the brew but the researchers warned against any conclu- sion that the beverage actual ly causes the malady Dr James Enstrom of the school of Public Health of the University of California here said in a report published Tuesday that the statistical findings were consistent with similar data obtained from 24 other countries Enstrom who conducted the study in collaboration with Dr Norman Breslow of the University of Washington, said he compared the 1960 per capita consumption of beer in 41 states with the mortality rates in those states of white males from 19 kinds of cancer and white females from 20 kinds of cancer The study showed a correla- tion with cancers of the stom- ach and kidney in males and females, the small intestine, the liver and the breast in females, and the bladder in males But the strongest correla- tion was in cancer of the large intestine and the rectum in males and females GROUND CORN Windmills in Iran (Persia) in the seventh century were used to grind corn REAVER HOME DCftVCn CENTRE Everything you need to make it on your own PRE-FINISHED PANELLING 4x8 Random Grooved KNOTTY CYPRUS Cash Carry Only ea. 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