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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tumday, October News in brief Genstar pondering lawsuit CALGARY (CP) Mayor Rod Sykes said Monday the city faces an extensive law- suit for releasing a secret report on the corporate ac- tivities in Calgary of the Gen- star Ltd. group of companies. Terrorists offered escape SANTO DOMINGO (AP) Dominican President Joaquin Balaguer has offered safe con- duct out of the country to six terrorists holding seven hos- tages in the Venezuelan Con- sulate. He said that was the govern- Ford may have to wait WASHINGTON (AP) Members of a House of Representatives judiciary subcommittee are reported agreed on postponing Presi- dent Ford's appearance Thursday for a week if the Watergate cover-up trial jury has not been sequestered by then UN asked to aid Chileans UNITED NATIONS (AP) The Soviet Union, Cuba and seven delegations of the East European bloc have called for the United Nations to intervene in behalf of im- prisoned leftists in Chile. They made the call during a debate Monday at the General Assembly in which Cuba as- sailed U.S. Ambassador John Scali as "a complete liar" for denying Central Intelligence Agency involvement in the coup against Chilean Presi- dent Salvador Allende a year ago Rocky's donations unveiled WASHINGTON (AP) Nelson Rockefeller and his family have given more than in recent years to the campaigns of Senate and House of Representatives members now eligible to vote on his nomination to be vice- president. Federal campaign records show the recipients of the largest Rockefeller donations are Senator Jacob Javits and. Representative Peter Peyser, both New York Republicans. B.C. egg inquiry asked VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia Egg Marketing Board is exploiting the interests of consumers and the provincial govern- ment should investigate the matter, Consumer Services Minister Phyllis Young said Monday. She told a meeting of the ex- ecutive of Consumers' Association of Canada (B.C. branch) that she would recommend such an investiga- tion to the cabinet with a view to restructuring the board to include consumer and processor representatives as well as producers. "National assembly' fizzles OTTAWA (CP) Elected representatives of Indian peo- ples and organizations did not show for what was termed a national assembly called by leaders of militant Indians oc- cupying an abandoned building. The meeting, called for 7 p.m. EDT Monday, was billed as the "first national assembly of the Indian peoples" by leaders of the In- dian caravan that left. Van- couver in mid-September and brought protest to the pomp and pageantry of the opening of Parliament Sept. 30. Heavy water leak plugged TORONTO (CP) Ontario Hydro said today that radioac- tive heavy water began leak- ing in July from three fuel channels at the Pickering nuclear power station, but the problem has been corrected. Robert Swift, a public relations spokesman Hydro, said the leaks curred at the core of for oc- the Litho laBn QUALITY PRODUCTS InstJD! Printing v Jt'-fi! nuclear reactor but resulted in "absolutely no danger." Help planned OTTAWA (CP) Man- power officials have begun meeting with the provinces and territories to aid in the development of a program to help the chronically un- employed. Manpower Minister Robert Andras an- nounced Monday. Business Forms DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED IN LETHBRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phoiw 379-4722 COLLEGE MALL Formidable task ahead for 6Super K' Meanwhile BACM In- dustries Ltd., one of the Gen- star companies, said the group's reputation has been "irreparably harmed" by the report and company officials are conferring with their lawyers. ment's "absolutely final posi- tion." Balaguer's statement ruled out release of any of 37 political prisoners listed by the terrorists' leader, Radhames Mendez Vargas, when the episode began Sept. 27 Chairman William Hungate (Dem.Mo.) said the subcom- mittee "will make a decision one way or the other (this) afternoon and announce it." He said Watergate special prosecutor Leon Jaworski has expressed concern over pre- trial publicity from the Ford appearance. Roblin CFI criticism labelled stupid, wrong Police car crash A Lethbridge RCMP constable, Mel Dyson, was in- volved in an accident Monday night while on his way to another mishap 9 miles southeast of town. His car and one driven by Ronald Abbott, 824 4th St. S. collided on Highway 5, miles south of town. Mr. Abbott is in satisfactory condition at Municipal Hospital with a frac- tured leg. Const. Dyson was not injured. WINNIPEG (CP) The man who acted as legal counsel for Duff Roblin during the inquiry into the Churchill Forest Industries affair has vehemently defended the role of the former 'Manitoba premier against critism directed at him in the in- quiry's report. Maurice Arpin, a Winnipeg lawyer, said the inquiry's criticism of the Roblin government is "not only not completely wrong, completely stupid." Mr. Arpin also defended the position of the Schreyer government, which the six- volume report released Fri- day criticized for failing to act sooner. "I'm not going to blame Schreyer for things that he's not personally responsible for I would have done the same thing had I been in his shoes." Mr. Arpin focussed blame for the financial debacle which funnelled millions of Transit for disabled referred to committee A request from Disabled on the Move that the city lease four handi bus vans for tran- sportation for the han- dicapped was referred by city council Monday to a com- mittee to be struck after the Oct. 16 election. The committee will be charged with establishing policy for use of the transpor- tation funds granted the city by the province. Disabled on the Move, a local action group of han- dicapped people, said in a brief to council four of the specially equipped mini buses are needed for the han- dicapped and elderly of the city. "We're looking at it operating on the same basis as the transit system with a 15- cent fare." said Gerald Trechka, a spokesman for the group. Disabled on the Move's brief which estimated it will cost about a year to operate the four mini buses, was supported by a submis- sion from the Rehabilitation Society of Lethbridge. Increase in pensions 'not answer' OTTAWA (CP) A call for immediate increases in oid age pensions and family allowances was rejected Mon- day night by Coline Campbell, parliamentary secretary to Welfare Minister Marc Lalonde. Animal vaccinates self in new anti-rabies idea EDMONTON (CP) Attempts are being made to get wild animals to vaccinate themselves against rabies. Dr. H. N. Vance, director of Alberta's veterinary services division, said Monday. Dr. Vance, in a news release, said an oral rabies vaccine for wild animals is be- ing tested at Connaught Laboratories in Toronto. So far the vaccine has been tested mainly on foxes, the main carriers of rabies in Eastern Canada and the eastern United States. In the western areas of both countries the disease is earned mainly by skunks. Dr Vance said. A freeze-dned vaccine virus FLUORIDATION The proponents of fluoridation often say that fluoride in one-part- per-million 'is so little it won't hurt you.' To the oft-repeated statement Dr. Morion Biskmd has this to say: "No matter how deadly a poison may be for all other forms of animal life, if it does not kill human beings instantly they say it is safe Any reputable physician will confirm that even very small amounls of any slow-acting cumulative poison such as fluoride, is m the end worse than one large dose which may at once be delected and counteracted." MOST OP EUROPE HAS BANNED FLUORIDATION WHY NOT CANADA? On October 16... vote AGAINST... X Lethbridge Safe Water Committee 920 2nd Avenue A North Phone 327-7142 is placed in plastic bags and set out for the animal to find. The curious foxes tear open the bag and eat the vaccine which immunizes them against rabies. But whether skunks will react as readily remains to be seen, but if the method or a modified version does work with them, it will mean the disease may be controlled without using the depopulation method now used. could also mean a more effective rabies control program than we have at the present time." Dr. Vance said. Gas rate increase set aside WASHINGTON