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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 HTHBRIOOS HSRAIO Tliimclciy, Octobti 5. 1975 Menial retardation 8lallls Gas monopoly charge hurled is demoralizing MONTREAL (CI'i Menial stand tlie dcmorulizing cficcls retardiitioii Is demoralizing and j tltc reactions of others have on dehumanizing, not necessarily I pevsuns. because of the disovdcr ilscll. i In many of the Youth AUC but because of the reactions of j programs, members '.earn (o others lo the mentally-retarded! increase their sensitivity to lite person, delegates to an inter- problems of the mentally re- national congress on menial re- j tarded through three described tardalion have concluded. prams: handicapped for a day, The basic aim of the congress restrained for a day or admit- which ended Wednesday, was ted for a day. Mc.Govcrn policies WASHINGTON tor George McGovern spoke to- day of a "new intornational- bill" to supplant President Mixon's foreign policy which he 'unconscious iso- to tvy to bring lo (lie awareness of all member countries ways, that the> might try lo im- plement the declaration on the In each of these programs, young person must live for But Vice President Spiro Agnew said ''nobody can be- lieve George McGovcvn" and i a day as Uiougli lie was the handicapped individual. rights of tlie mentally retarded, Miss Roden said said President Yvonne Post- i been admitted as she added that icies only had i WVto :in ntally North Vietnam.' the McGovern pol- "make him very some segments of nalt ot Switzerland during the retarded person to an in-] While CAU'.AKY (CIM Trans- Canada Pipelines Ltd. is trying to monupotoe natural gas sup- plies without having contracts for resale, a public hearing was told here. Reg Gibbs of Pan-Alberta Gas Ltd. said a deadline should be set by which TransCanada must complete contracts. Tlie company Is seeking per- mission from the Alberta En- ergy Hesources Conservation Board to remove from Alberta an aditional 2.59 trillion cubic feet of gas. Vice-president G. A. Leslie Mcf-ovprn was opening. j slitutiou for a day and had also i tial candidate The declination, passed bst spent one day with her eyes j giving his first detailed ac Democratic presiden- agreed under questioning that December by the United Na- j hsndageil as though she tions. lists seven basic rights of 'blind. the men-ally retarded the] seven that normal human! beings take for granted. i Throughout tile conference, many of the 125 speakers de- scribed situations that indicated TransCanada (iocs not have contracts for the sale of 101 bit- lion cubic feet of the gas that it says it needs in the 1973-74 contract year. the mentally retarded need they are not treated as human beings with basic rights. And because of their condi- tion, which often prevents them from fighting for rights them- selves, sometimes even by law, it (alls on the shoulders of those who will help them. YOUTH I1F.LP During Wednesday's sessions ofd-fashioned She sain! what she and others have learned is "as enlight- ening as getting back your sight." Oae needs to feel the in- tolerance, the inhumanity that is shown the mentally retarded, many of whom ave able to un- derstand and feel and who are merely slow (o learn, not idiots, she said. The consensus among sneak- ers during the congress was that the mentally retarded must be integrated into the community. Their addresses stressed the need for dis- i appearance of old-fashioned in- cnc stitutions. separate workshops the most helpful groups are the and closrf escept (m. j ,o of training and possiblv One speaker. Kate Roden 18, for th t a nursing student from the Um- Ca0nect versity of Illinois, Chicago, de- scribed a program in which more Uian young people age 13 to 25 are working in the United States. Miss Rodec told how she learned of the problems of de- humanization of the mentally retarded. She described a pro- gram for the Youth Association Retarded count of his foreign policy plans, Agnew strongly denounc- ed him. At appearances in South Da- kota, Agnew said McGovern is "stirring the suspicions of peo- ple around the land and rely- ing solely on a campaign of fear and innuendo." "He doesn't have a plan for America, said Agnew. "Ha just doesn't have one." At an- other point, Agnew said Mc- Govem's philosophy is "defeat and self-hale." HITS POLICIES McGovern, in a speech for deaths. the City Club of Cleveland to- 1 Judge Frank Johnson of the day, said the XLxon foreign U.S. district court Wednesday policies are isolating the Unit- 1 ordered state prison officials to "Thcre arc some complica- tions because of waiting for completion of the rale case he fore the National Energy Board." The complications involved tracking agreements which would tie the transmission charges to transmision costs. we have every confi- dence they will be entered into. It is just to nail down the spe- cific and precise terms which will be included in the con- tracts.'1 TransCanada pays Alberta producers between 15.5 and cents a thousand cubic feet for gas at the wellhead. Seven companies are making submissions on the TransCan- ada application. The hearings are expected to conclude today. Medical care in prisons called barbarous, shocking PIACE IN THE SUN Ronit Gofni sons herself on Ihe veranda of her Tel Aviv borne. The 20-year-old beauly has been asked by the Japanese organizers to stay away from Ihe Miss International contest for fear of altack. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) A federal judge says medical care in Alabama prisons "could justly he called barbarous and shocking to Ihe conscious" and may have conlributed to some Thomson leaves LONDON (AP) Thomson of Fleet, owner of newspapers and broadcasting stations in Britain and North ed Stales from allies and trad- provide prisoners with ing partners. qiiate medical care. McGovern said he would ex- tend diplomatic recognition to mainland China if elected. ade- His order called for correc- tions officials to guarantee that Meanwhile, an international confrontation was building up within the AFL CIO over Meany's orders to state to repeal resolutions urging de- Lord feat of Nixon. everv convict gu "is seen by a qualified medical attendant when required and by a physi- cian when necessary." He also oups i ordered tight controls on nar- colics to prevent drug abuse. Behind the penitentiary walls, Henry Likes, president of the j he sairi, "unsupervised prison- Oklahoma AFL CIO, said: "I don't know how you read it, America left today for a two- j but I read it that he Meany fa ers, without formal training, regularly pull teeth, screen sick-call palienls, dispense as well as adminisler medication, including dangerous drugs, take x-rays, suture, and perform mi- nor surgery." As an example, he ciled a case in which inlravenous feed- ing was ordered for a palient who could not eat. But. the judge said, the feeding was not carried out. and "no oilier form of nourishment for three death." Johnson was received prior to his said penal author- days SIMPSONS Y'O DCdlS Pony Looks- New Pace Setters for Winter Galloping Through fashion Into the winner's circle Pony-look fun fur coots! Pan! ength or boot-length they're made ot furry worm foom laminated viscole pile with soft, sofl acrylic pile Trims ond warm quilted rayon linings. Four sleek looting "fiUioV to rhoase frorr Hoocferf or rot. belted Pant-Length 34" Boot-Length 4499 ilies "have clearly abused their discretion" in denying proper medical care to (he almost 000 prisoners. The prison hospitals are badly understaffed, Johnson said, and (here is a chronic shortage of medical supplies. In some instances, he said, rags have been used as a substitute for bandages and for gauze sponges during surgery. SHIP TOLL NOW 20 WASHINGTON (AP) The eath toll in the turret ex- losion aboard the cruiser New- ort News has risen to 20 with death from injuries of a 21- ear-old sailor, the navy an- Tounced Wednesday. Wheat sale inquiry planned WASHINGTON (APi The Senate agriculture committee will conduct an inquiry after the Nov. 7 U.S. election on the sale of wheat to Russia, chair- man Herman Talmade (Dem. Ga.) announced here. The purpose, lie said, ivilt be j to determine whether there a ny i nip rcper or illeg at practices "and to correct any weaknesses in our procedures which have apparently created (his controversy." At the same time. Senator Henry Jackson (Dem. Wash.) introduced, with 6ti Senate co- sponsors, an amendment (o an East-West trade hill to deny trade concessions and credits to any "non-m a r k e t economy country" that denies its citizens the right to emigrate or im- poses more than a nominal tax" on emigration visas. Prospects brighten church unity LONDON (API Unity be. tween the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches is virtually certain, Jan Cardinal ebrands of the Netherlands, president ot the Vatican Secre- tariat for Promoting Christian Unity, told a news conference today. "1 won't say it will he in tliis generation or within the next, hut it's a certainty if all men are ohedient to God and to their he said. The cardinal, who Wednesday was the first Roman Catholic to celebrate mass in the chapel of Lambeth Palace since the Re- formation, has spent the last two days in talks with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsey. "The cardinal rrade it clear that unity did not mean aijsorp- the archbishop said to- tlasp. "Unity without absorption: that is (lie phrase has done much to dispel anxiety and fears. ON' THE WAV may say that are on the way and we are getting Ihere." Wednesday, Cardinal Will- ebrands said the work ol the joint Anglican-Catholic commis- sion gives new hope for unity between the two churches. rtESCUE BID FAILS 1SSOIHE, France (Renter) Tlie mayor of the village of Sauier and two teen-age broth- ers were killed in a cave-ex- j ploring incident near here. The I mayor died while trying to res- cue the brothers after a rock- fall unleashed a torrent of wa- j tcr and gas in a cave where tlie 1 young boys were resting. Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS What driver won his second straightviotorylnthe Canadian Qrand Prix September 24? HOW DO YOU RATE? 71 la tl patnli Cud. 9] lo 109 pelnlt Tor ICOREI II to 70 poinli Fiir. to M 10 7 ttmtrl FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Should Canadian hookey pUyera worry about their Image, when playing Jn other countries? QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Although a number of booby-trapped letters have been mailed lo Israeli diplomats around the world, none has been received by Israel! officials in Canada. True or False? L poll taken by the Canadian Broadcastlnj; poration at the start of the political cam- 2 In a Corporaon a e sar o e poca cam paign, voters listed as the top iesue, a-the economy b-poUution c-relations with the U.S. Japan's Prime Minister made a visit to-. and expressed regret and penance for past Japanese aggression against that nation. 8-the People's Republic of China fa-the Philippines c-Burma 4 Norwegian voters, according to incomplete returne, (CHOOSE ONE: rejected, approved) joining the European Economic Community, S The United Nations General Assembly agreed to consider the matter of international terror- ism. True or False? PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correctmeaninK- i.....internment 2.....quota A.....agenda 4.....quarantine 6.....addemium a-lixecl share b-list of things to ba discussed or done c-confinement, espe- cially In wsr d-Bomi-thing added ft-forced isolation from uthers PART Ml NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you con correctly match with the clues. i.....Lynden O. Pindling 2.....Joo Fratier 3.....Real Caouettn 4.....Ferdinand a- .Social Credit Party Uj ad fir b-heavyweight boxing champ c- Prime Minister, the d-D 1 r to r, Interna- tional Monetary Vunc 6.....PlerrB-Paul Schweitzer e-Preafdent, Philippine T07-72 in (Duality Costs No More at Simpsons-Scars JTOR6 HOURii Open Ooily 9 a.m. ID p.m. Thurnday and Friday o.m. lo V p.m. Villogs. 85S-W3I. STUDENTS Save This Practice Examination! valuable Reference Material for Lxaras. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE ;