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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Headlights experiment in sight SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Canada and the United Stales, may conduct a joint experiment aimed at solving I ho problems of automobile headlight glare, a local research firm hns bron (Bid. Douglas Toms, head of (he U.S. highway traffic' safely ad- ministration, informed officials of the firm that an experiment on Prince Edward Island is under consideration by the U.S. transportation department. Toms said he was favorably Impressed by the new system called polarized lighting devel- oped by Southwest Research In- stitute of San Antonio. Spokesmen said that when an approaching car's headlights were viewed through a special transparent visor, they were re- duced to glowing blue circles with no glare. USE SPECIAL riLTEKS The new system involves spe- cial filters 'placed over head- lights. A driver looks through a visor of similar filter material. These filters cut down the glare like Polaroid sun glasses reduce Oie sun's glare. "I was impressed with the fact that I was able to see all around and have no discomfort even when five or six cars came at me in a Toms told the research firm Monday night. Toms said he and his' advis- eers will make a decision within 30 days on the future of the system. He told research officials he hopes an arrangement for fi- nancing the proposed Prince Edward Island experiment can be worked out, with the United States, Canada and industry sharing the expense. He said in- formal talks with (lie Canadian government already have been held. Tha cost of equipping Hie cars on the island and conducting the research was es- timated at up to W million. In Ottawa, transport depart- ment officials said Washington lias made no formal approach fo hold the experiment in P.E.I. Officials said Ihp idea been around for some time and they expressed some reserva- tions about it. For inriance, the glare from the polarized head- lights was si high that it mipht "freeze" a caught in Hie street. The mailer of liabii ily in ca-ic of M lo the lest lights a bo would have to be worked nut. Official1; paid as wpll it rroln- Wy would take changer, in F.E.I, law In requi'-e all motor- ists to use Ihe equipment; Even tourists coming on to the island province would have, to Ivs equipped, as night driving with- out protect against the glare from polarized head- lights on other be dangerous. 90-ujii! housing set for jasper JASPER (CPI A linusin.j development, with SO to ft) iiniLs will he huill. In relieve a bous- ing shortage in Jasper (own- site, Allan Stilarycky, 5IP for Rocky Mountain. hs.s announc- ed. Residents arc io decide whe- ther Ihe development will con- sist of rental aceommodat i o n only, individual leaseholds or a mixture of both, Mr. Sulatycky said it is ex- pected tenders for the develop, ment will he called early iji De- cember. The land for I he development will be offered on a -12-year terminable lease, consbtant with the government's poiioy on land tenure in nr.tional parks, he said. Occupancy will be restricted to only those who are perman- ently employed in Jasper Na- tional Park who do not already have a residential leasehold. Work has already started on a. K unit np.-crlnicpl. building in the lowTOite. Thuntfoy, Nov.mbir IS, 1971 THE LElHSRIDGt HEUMD Cowley named fisheries chief OTTAWA (CP) Leonard .1. Cowley, 36, of Winnipeg has been appointed director of fish- eries service for the federal en- vironment department in the central region, it was an- nounced Wednesday. The central region wnlli head- quarters in Winnipeg, adminis- ters all federal fisheries respon- sibilities in the Northwest Tor- ritories and the provinces of Al- berta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba TOUGH BALL TO GRAB It would be hard to grab this kind of football trucking ir, high gear down a football field. Tha cement truck will be rolling down Calgary streets this week reminding fans to cheer for tlis Sram- peders in Sunday's Grey Cup game against Toronto Argo- nauls. WORLD OF SHOES OT 317A SIXTH STREET SOUTH Canadian Indian unity llicme of classes boycott CORNWALL, Onl. (CI'J About St. Regis reserve In- lian students, both elementary md secondary, plan to boycott classes Thursday and Friday. Bill Sunday, chairman of the St. Regis band council, said here council decided to with- draw students to demonstrate Canadian Indian unity in a fight for better Indian education and housing facilities. About 200 go to school in Cornwall, the reserve. Mr. Sundav M attend on aid that the ac- 9 die in plunge IlKCIFK, Hnml -Nine persons died ami were in- jured when a bus fell into the Capihiuilir River, near UK village of Sao dc Natal, 12 miles from this north- eastern Brazilian city. lion uas precipitated speeifi- j eally by reports that proposed federal'Indian grants are being withheld from Alberta Indians. "In our experience the depart- ment of Indian affairs is proba- bly holding hack these grants until the Alberta Indians agree to certain which usually Ix'nefit the de- partment, not the Indians. "We're mainly doing it fnr publicity to draw attention lo the plight of all Canadian Indi- ans. This particular incident J doe.s not specifically affect nut. their problems are our prob- It-ins.'1 1602 3rd AVE, S. PHONE 327-5777 WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY SATURDAY, NOV. 27 FOR THEIR ANNUAL INVENTORY and STOCKTAKING The Liquor Licensing Act (Part 3) (Section 90 (-1) I NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION ths provision 1. The area designated a f The Liquor Licensing Act: mprising TOWN OF MILK RIVER has local option area for Ihe purpose.! of fhe above Act, 2, The 29th of December 1971, hen been set tn da IP upon which the Board consider application for licences under the above Act, unless prior lo that dais Ihs Board has received n petition ligned by 500 of ths above described local option area ot 10 per cent of the number of penons named on (he latest lists of plertors for an election of a member or to ths Legislative Assembly from (he area comprising local op lion arno, is the les'er number, re- questing that Ihe Lieutenant Governor in Council vjbrr.it lo a vote of the electors of the local option area n question in respect of the class cf licence applied for. Doted ai Edmonton, this 9th day of November 1971. A. D. ELLIOTT CHAIRMAN, THE ALBERTA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD. NOTE: Petitions requesting o plebicite vote be "n the official petition form; may be ob- tained from The Alberta L'qucr Control Board, 12360 142 Streel, Edmonton, together in- iiructionj for the submission of a petition. Brewery baron Ben beefs beer blocked WLNA'IPIiG ICPI Columbia Trn GinU'r fays his rciTiilly opciirfl T.iv Ian brcu'ory pKinl in Winnipeg "is in sprioiis Ironhlc11 becmiso Iwlcls in won't tell his In a iTlr.'i'.-rd la- rhiy Mr. Ginlcr f.iul botch, ;ind hotel n'liirli !iO mil of the beer in Mnnifoha, not t.ho n chance lo buy his- brer. He saifl the liquor control commission should fitop tlio hid- den monopoly other brew- erics. milesAahead at STORES WAT FIRESTONE STORES or participating Dealers Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S Phone 327-8548 ;