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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TH1 IETHBRIDGE HERAID November 30, 1977 'Merchants of death' TORONTO (CP) Judce William T. Little today de- scribed tobacco companies as "merchants of death" ami chal- lenged the federal government In put them out of business. The Toronto family court judge said In an interview the government knows smoking causes lung cancer but it "com- promises with tobacco lobbyists because it might have to re- j place the ajmual million tsx revenue from tobacco wiLb something else." I "I say they are merchants of; death and shoi'kl be put out of j said Judge Little, i "Let the government raise its U.T from other sources." Judge Little, a non-smoker, Is chairman of Metropolitan To- ronto's Christmas Seal drive to raise s 100.000 to [iplit lung can- cer, pollution and tuberculosis. CRITICIZES COMPANIES lie described tobacco com- panies, governments and store- keepers as "pushers" who sell cigarettes to minors and get them "hooked" like heroin ad- dicls. "There is no law against a man who wants to smoke and inhale cancer-producing agents, but (he poison should not be foisted on Judge Little said. He complained that police let stores break the Minors Protec- tion Act by selling cigarettes lo young people. "The police have conducted a veritable witch-hunt against marijuana yet they look the other way where greater concerned." "Our government spends about on anti-smoking propaganda and on re- search to improve tobacco crops for sale purposes. "If a tobacco crop is dam- aged by weather, the first ot rush in with subsidies is the de- partment of said Judge Little. "Our government is reluclant to lake a stand, so it compromises with the to- bacco lobbyists." Judge Little said Cana- dians died in 1370 from respi- ratory diseases and 527 from tu- berculosis. Work halted on crumbling Colosseum ROME (neuter) lias stopped on emergency repaii'S lo Home's crumbling Colosseum because Hie money lias iiui out, a city official said here. Forly million lire was alloUed to repair upper ar- i dies of the i.900-year-old arena. But an official said half the money has been spent on build- ing scaffolding from w li i c h workers could reach the arches. The otliel half had been used to start repairing the ground floor of the arena's southeast wing. Most of the Colosseum has beon closed since September wlien rain caused mortar to de- cay and huge blocks of stones crashed to the ground. Herald PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTf Japanese Premier 1 opened his nation's parliamentary election campaign. HOW DO YOU RATE? 71 to ID printe Good. SI to 100 polntl TOP SCORE! 61 to 70 polnli Folr. lo 90 point! EicBllsnL 60 or J I H'mrnl FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Does any political cause Justify acts of terrorism against civilians? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Conserratlve Leader Stanfleld Bald he feel a "a very strong obllgutlon" (CHOOSE ONE: to cooperate with, to try to topple) the Liberal minority government when Parliament meets again. 2 Parliament has been icheduled to meet, 7 a-December 10 b-January 4 c-February 17 9 'me name CANDIDE hia been given to a new government computer program aimed, at pre- dicting a-weather b-tne economy c-envlronmental changes 4 Finance Minister John Turner recently that he Is firmly convinced that there IB not need for wage and price controls In Canada. True or False? C The Canadian Football League's 1972 Grey Cup game will be played December 3 in.. a-Wlnnlpeg b-Ottawa c-Hsmllton PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....panacea 2.....plethora 8.....placebo i.....peccadillo i-fullness, excess b-harmless medication meant to Booth patient rj-cure-all d- tumult 6.....pandemonium e-small offense PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the cluea. 1.....Edward Heath t-a fund-raiser In U.S. 2.....Willy Brandt 8.....Le uuc Tho b-a returned exile c-i Paris visitor d-a visitor to Northern 4.....Juan Peron Ireland 5.....MosheDayan e-an election winner 1127-72 VEC, Inc. STUDENTS Save This Practice Examination! ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Valuable Reference Material for Exams. HELD FOR 16 MONTHS French movie actor Pierre Clement! has spent 16 months in an Italian prison since police arreslcd him in a friend's house where drugs were found. Seven monlhs of lime elapsed before he even came to trial. Clement! appealed nine months ago but his case has net been re-heard despite ihe pleas of a commillee of internationally-known movie and stage per- sonalities, A date has been finally set for Dec. 6. rate reported OTTAWA (CP) About one In every 10.000 Canadians com- mitted suicide in 1970, produc- ing a record suicide rate, Statis- tics Canada reported Wednes- day. The suicide rate was 11 3 per population, up from 9.7 in I960 and 8.0 in I960. The pre- vious record was 9.8, reached during the depression years 1930-1932. Only deallis reported hy coro- ners or medical examiners as definite or probable suicides were included in the figures. Statistics Canada said the num- ber of suicides classed as acci- dental deatlis is impossible to determine. Most increases came In the younger age groups. Trie rate climbed to 162 from 14.2 for men and to G.4 from 5.2 for women. The rate for boys aged 15 to 19 was 10, compared with 7.8 in 1968, while the rate for male youths aged 20 to 24 climbed to 21.8 from 16.4. The highest rate was 32.2 for males aged 55 to 59, but that was less than the 35.2 rate in 1968. Female suicide rales were 3.9 for girls aged 15 to 19, up from 1.3, and 5.8 for youths 20 to 24, up from 5.3. The total number of reported suicides in 1970 was of which were male. The five eastern provinces had the lowest rates, while Brit- ish Columbia had the highest, 29-11-72 02.45pcs grant for bus study CALGARY (CP) Calgary Transit has been granted 000 by the federal department of transport to study future pub- lic transportation needs. The funds arc to be used In the cily's experimental Blue Arrow Bus Express System, a IB-month trial use of buses as forerunners of rap- id transit. XI7 11 C 1 Hiram Walkers Special Uid Gentle Try a little L Li-J a----- TV HIGHLIGHTS; TliUUSUAi MOV1I3 DRAMA: "Five Weeks In a p.m., Cli. 7. Jules Verne's tale about an airborne inventor and his perilous adventures in Africa. COMEDY: George, 7 p.m., Cli. 13. George becomes the focal point of jealousy between Freddie and his cousin Michele. COMEDY: Litllc People, Ch. 13. It's rough going for Dr. Jamison as staff and patients ply him with his own medicine to quit smoking. COMEDY: Carol Burnett, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Ruth Buzzi and John Davidson join Carol in a salute lo MCM classics. MOVIE COMEDY: "A New Kind of 8 p.m., Ch. 13. A N.Y. department siore buyer tricks a newspaper man she meets on a plane to Paris into falling in love. MOVIE DRAMA: "Terror in lllc 9 p.m., Ch. 7. A rash of botulism turns a routine flight into a nightmare. COMEDY: George Kirby, 10 p.m., Ch. 13. Comic Pet Paulscn joins George in comedy sketches. COMEDY: Maude, Cli. 7. Maude tackles a sergeant who busted her grocery boy lor possession of mari- juana. FRIDAY MOVIE COMEDY: "The Grent St. Trinian's Train Rob- i p.m., Ch. 13. Thieves mix with unorthodox school- girls m a wild farce climaxed by a railroad chase. ANGLO'S Radio 4 TV Listings' f ragrarrii <.re lilted by the radio and telgviilon ilollont. 'Any variation in program icheduli it dug to lail- changes by the stdlloni and U not the respon- ilbility af Herald or Angle Dlslrinuleri Stereo and 'Photographic Centre, CHEC Morley McGill and Allan Bell Contemporary News; Doug Marvin Contemporary Sporls; Leo Farm MuEic We Remember Sunday MONDAY thru Chec Trading Post Grain Prices Bury] Clark 11: CD Leo Dow Call of the Land Farm News John Oliver Daue King BOO Heskelh Farm News Jack Neufeld Chec-llnB Cattle Prices Paul Tessier News with Bill Skclton, Rad WhiH, Bill Malheson? Sport Brent Seely and Dsn Maclean; Farm snd Ranch Doug Card THURSDAY N1GH1 Probe 12ZO World el John Walker Requesl Line John Charles Barry Hegland FRIDAY Jim Elliot CBC News News, Sport Phone Bill Show Josn Wfltnrfield- Jim Elliot CHEC FM ProbB 1220 News, Wlhr, Sport News and Grain Prices Jack Thys John Walker Probe 1220 News, Wedllier, Sporls Hourly WON. THRU SAT. Bob Concie Don Hedrr Don McMasier Don MacMsster CBR THURSDAY NIGHT :03 Name Run :CO DDC News :30 News :00 World st Six :3Q As It Happen! :D3 Introduction to Tuesday Nighf- oo Tuesday Night Radio 1010 Calgary Five Nighls a Week This Country Prairie Chamber Radio N Music CBC Winnipeg Orchestra Tne Inner Ear FRIDAY Eye Opener News, Wlhr, sports World at Eight From Ihe Capilals Eye Opener Slotkmarket Schools Max Ferguson Bob Kerr Home Run BBC Ncwa News World at Six ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS PHOTO CONTEST 1972 WINNERS WG are pleased to announce the following wlnneri In our 1972 Plioto Competition. All enlries were judged by the Universily oF Calgary Dept. of Art, and were judged on a 30 point maximum basis. In Ihe Senior Division there were 3 categories and one combined class for [uniors. The de- cision of the judge] la final. 1st prize each category Gift Certificate Honorable Mention Gift Cerlificate PORTRAITS 151 Prii. JOYCE WISWELL Hon. Mention _ D. S. JOHNSTON STItt tIFE 1st Prize LEN BACH Honorable Mention ROBERT J. PISKO CREATIVE 1st Prize D. S. JOHNSTON Honorable Mention JOYCE WISWELl JUNIOR DIVISION _ 1st Prize JAY MARTIN Honorable Mention BRUCE COMSTOCK ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS Steieo Cenlet Open Thuri. and Fri. Til 9 p.m. Until Chmlmaj for your Convenience. 419 Sth ST. S. PHONE 328-6661 "WE PERSONALLY SERVICE EVERYTHING WE SELL" CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) FRIDAY Marvel Super Heroes THURSDAY NIGHT S-.QQ W-ake a Deal CJOC News AAovie: Five Weeks in a Balloon Wizard of Oi Carol Burnett News and Farm Movie: Fuels Terror In Sky 9-30 Mr. Dressup Maude Alberta Schools NGWS i, Friendly Gianl CIKZ Movie: Horror or Joan W.ilerfield parly Bench Marine Boy Fink Panther or Consequences Keener Hollywood Squares Ed Allan Show Take 30 Edrie cf Siler.fs Plcnre Fnmily Court Drcp In 5-00 Lrl s A'lake a Deal CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. A] THURSDAY NiGHT Anything You Gin Do Star Trek Paul Lynde Show NOV.S (CJ Krcskin 7-C-3 Giorye I Proplo Flick: A N'tws Mrrv Griffi FRIDAY Thourjht tor Pi Oi Show R F Day