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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tutidoy, Nov.mber 58, 1972 THE IETHBRIDOE HIMIO est cities holding conference TOKYO (Renter) Five of .the world's greatest cities 'opened a unique conference on i urban problems today with a warning that deteriorating cities are blighting the exis- tence and destroying the health of tens of millions of people. Governor Yokichi Min- obe, the conference host, said: world's mammoth cities have played an important role in national, political, economic and cultural development. "But technology, which in the past aided urban progress, has today advanced to where it has become the cause of urban dis- ruption, blighting the existence of tens of millions of people. Modern civilization, in creating large cities, has created a host of attendant problems." It is these problems the lead- ers of London, Moscow, New York, Paris and Tokyo will dis- cuss and hope to find some so- lutions during the next three days. Each city will present a re- port on its biggest headaches and successes before detailed discussions begin in the major problem short- age, garbage and sewage dis- posal, air and water pollution, water supply, traffic congestion, overburdened commuter trans- port systems and facilities for the elderly. In his opening address, Min- obe, an economist-turned-politi- cian, spoke of some of the prob- lems created by modern civ- ilization in its search for tech- nological advancement. Automobiles are choking and polluting cities, plastics pose a disposal problem that even- tually may inundate cities "in a sea of plastic waste" and the concentration of factories de- stroys UK environment, he noted. "If the situation is allowed to continue, cities will cease to be symbols of national achieve- ment and instead become sym- bols of retrogression and in- efficiency. They will destroy the health of urban resident! and produce a situation so bad that it will carry into the next gener- ation." New York's Mayor John Lind- say said whites have fled major American cities for the suburbs, and have been replaced by poor blacks and Puerto Ricans or other minority groups. "Our cities have now become a repository of America's two most painful and he told the confer- TRAFFIC WAITS FOR FIGHTING Civilian traffic jams up on the road to the hamlet of Phu H.oa, north cf Saigon, while South Viatnamese soldiers, top photo, pour fire into North Vietnamese pcsilions. This scane has become typical in recent weeks as the South Vietnamese government tries to extend its ierritcrial control before a Vietnamese cease- fire. The safe was empty LAS VEGAS. Nov. A mystery r.rfc reppi-lcd to have been hidden by lale Flamingo Hotel owner, Ben- jamin Engsy Sicgcl, was opened Monday. It V.T.S empty. "There was no rot even a paper clip." a ho- tel spokesman. "We were not surprised." The safe wa? opened behind closed doors at the Las Strip hc-tel-ccsiriO ofipr more than four hours of drilling. A locksmith used up more then a dozen drill Mis on (ho jrli. The ssfe had he en (Ms- covered lest v.cok b.-neaih a trap door in an office that housed the rcnurtcd under- world figure's executive suite. Present the sr.fe opened, aionrf with hotel se- curity employees, were repre- sentatives cf the Clark County sheriff's department, the In- ternal Revenue Service and the Nevada Owning Control Board. Sicgel founded the Fla- mingo, ore of the first resorts on the Les Strip in 1S46. A year later he was killed at his Beverly Ililis, Ca- lif., home. that any complaints about ad- vertising should be sent to the quince e-iiiiws a AdvcrtiEing standards Council, :ar held m the hand of, c.hics branch Of the the anncunccr. There are no immicks, r.o excitement. It ho-.v 'ov com- mercials aimed at children can be jazzed up with loud music, shrieking sound effects and ex- aggerated camera angles. The announcer closes by sav- ins Ill's kind cf inR sales pilch lies ruled out by the latest seir-policinp cf the Canc'rMan Advertising Ad- viso-y Board renrc- ?'l sectors of the adver- tiEinp incluslry. that the Canadian con- Eiimer is becoming more prc- ceotive in his examination of advertising, t'w irrUi-'.ry is s! I'aininir to make industry-wk'e board. VIOLATIONS In the last two years, the council has dealt with complaints and has sustained as violations of advertising cede followed by the board, says R. B. Collett, council sec- retary. "In every case it has acted, generally through co-operation slvict government legislation. The low-key CAAB anti-com- mercial was given an advance showing at an international seminar on advertising self- regulation in Toronto last week. The announcer tells viewers of the media, to amend, remove or to refuse circulation to every advertisement ruled unaccep- table and has succeeded in all but a very few instances." CAAB has been most suc- cessful in esses cf misleading price and false claim ads. It in- CA1 Munro, 41, Hamilton OTTAWA (CP) federal cabinet by Prime J.iinincv NEW MfNISTKHS Warren Allrnruul, -10- T.Ion-1 Hcchelaga, to communications io labor from health and welfare. Gerard Pellclier. 53, Montreal Hugh F a u 11; n c r. 39, Peterborough, sccrcli'.ry cf state. Stanley Ihiidiisz, Toronto, Parkrialo. Marc Laiom'e, -ill, MonSrc.'il- Outrcmont- hi-alih welfare. Dan 5-1, Cardi- gan, veterans affairs. Andre Oii'jllol, Monlrcal- Paplncau, Jeanne Sauvc, Montreal- Ahuntsir, minister of state for science and technology. Eugene Whelan, 4ft, Essex- agriculture. SHIFTS IN POKTFOUO Uobcrt Andrns, '59, Porl Ar- thur, to manpower and immi- gration from consumer and cor- porato affairs. Alaslair Gillcspip, SO. To- ronto-Elohicokc, In indnslry, trade and conimorco from min- ister of slate for science and technology, Jcan-Pierro GnyiT, M, iUon- Ireal-Dollard, to supply and services from solicikir-ncnoral. Herb Gray,