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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Parliamentary Dirty Assiniboia, was informed, the federal government took in million in excise duties and taxes on cigars, cigarettes and tobacco. In the same year, was spent to assist the tobacco industry. Still in the same year, tawa spent for research and health education to discourage cigarette smoking. On dirty books: David Orlikow, NDP member for Winnipeg North, was informed that in 1967 a total of 115 books and pamphlets "of an immoral and iiideceut character" were seized by customs officers. Last year, were seized. A final decision on what constitutes a duty book rests with the deputy minister of national revenue. His decisions can be appealed hi the courts. OTHER INFORMATION Other bits of information supplied by the government this week: Land value of an Ottawa downtown parking space for a civil servant ranges from to Parking for civil servants is free. It cost to fix up new offices for two fairly new ministers: Robert Sfcanbury, minister without portfolio, and Herb Gray, revenue minister. The Canadian Radio-Television Commission reported that Mrs. Gilles Bergeron, wife of the assistant deputy minister, of communications, is not an employee of the commission. Rather, she was temporarily on contract to the commission four days a week at a rate of a day. Steve Paproski, Conservative MP for Edmonton Centre, suggested that a federal agency invested money in a "nudie flick" made by Cine-pix in Montreal. He asked for the opinion on the subject of Prime Minister Trudeau who, Mr. Paproski said, is an authority on "films and flesh." Speaker Lueien Lamou-reaux ruled him out of OF THE GROOM Actress Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, Richard Burton, are confronted by photographers as they arrived at Caxton Hall in London for the wedding of her son Wilding to Beth Clutter of Portland, Oregon. Young Wilding is the son of Mrs. Burton and her former husband octor Michael Wilding. (AP Tra Key To VANCOUVER (CP) A text-wok approach to training all taff members from managers o dishwashers has helped boost wo young Vancouver restaura-eurs into the big league of azza parlors. John Levine, 32, started Jon's 10 years ago with a borrowed Now he and rartner Fred Smolen, 25, have ive licensed dining rooms. Three weeks ago they announced that Cornat Industries Ltd. of Vancouver, a major financial and industrial corporation, had purchased a half interest to their operation, paving he way for a ex-lansion to British Columbia. Mr. Levine is president. Mr. Smolen, who became his partner to 1962 after working as a tart-time helper while attending ligh school, is vice-president uid director of operations. Mr. Levine, who studied business administration two years at Seattle University and later at Michigan State University, says the company's systematic approach to training staff is the key to success. DEVELOPED TEXTBOOKS The partners have developed ;extbooks of instructions for every position and they prefer to train their own personnel. For example, they woulc rather hire young women who aave never before been waitresses, so they can pick up the pizzarama system without the need to "unlearn" previous ex perience. It works this way: 'Maybe out of 35 applicants we- encourage five to train After first interviews, we give the girl a training manual, a wine list, a menu and a pad o: paper. 'She is told to go home any cutting the costs of rcstaur-nt food so that eating out often s not significantly more expen-ive than staying home. Booze, j By DAVE McINTOSH OTTAWA (CP) On its return to work this week, the Commons got some information on booze, tobacco and dirly books. The information had been piling up during the 101-day Commons holiday and was tabled in a lump when sittings resumed. Onbowe: that in the last 10 years gallons of moonshine liquor were seized. Quebec, led all moonshiners with gallons compared with gallons for Ontario. In 'the hard-drinking Northwest Territories, only too gallons of illicit spirits were seized in 10 years. Mr. Fortin was also informed that in the last decade the federal government took in million in duties from liquor, wine and beer. In the same period, federal expenditures to combat alcoholism amounted to million. TOBACCO HAUL In th.5 1969-70 fiscal year, A. B. Douglas, Liberal MP I Takes In Far JS By JIM OSBORNE EDMONTON (CP) A wildlife inventory is under way in the Canadian North which its sponsors will use to co-ordinate exploration and development while protecting birds, fish and animals. A spokesman for the Canadian wildlife service said the inventory will culminate in a series of and the best available data on locations and times of year vital to certain species of wildlife. Dr. Doug Stevens, acting administrator for the wildlife service in Edmonton, said the material, will be the first central registry of its type and will be available to anyone conducting exploration _or development activities hi the North. The inventory is being handled by Renewable ventory orth Consulting Services, an Edmonton-based ecological consulting firm headed by Ron JacWmchuk, a former wildlife service biologist. Mr. Jackimchuk said in an interview that an example of data collected was location of a goose-breeding area hi the Keewatin district in the Northwest Territories. SEASON IS CRUCIAL It was previously known only to specialists; to engineers the area might appear as only a swamp, he said. But 1.5 million geese inhabit the region during breeding seasons. Disturbances at .that time from seismic blasts, for example, could be a disaster yet no harm would result; at other times of the year. Dr. Stevens said the inventory- also could provide essential data for the federal government or the N.W.T. council to draft, a land-use plan. It should also permit drawing accurate and reasonable wildlife sanctuaries and establishing dates when certain species must be undisturbed. At other times, exploration and other development activities could be licensed there. The study covers about two million square miles and 35 principal species, ranging from caribou to walrus. It has required compilation of scattered information, some pre-viously unpublished, from notes and the experience of biologists, geologists and others with up to 20 years in the North. Dr. Stevens said the results expected are "not the final word by any but should isolate areas where more research, is required. He said another example where restrictions probably will be necessary is off-sbore drilling in fish and sea-mammal spawning grounds. Some concentrations represent the total North American population and activity at the Workers Get-Pay Boost OTTAWA (CP) -'More than professional public servants have been awarded salary increases higher than the six established by the government, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada announced today. Members of the economics, sociology and statistics and mathematics groups have been awarded salary increases ranging from seven to eight per cent hi the first year and six to seven. per cent in the second year of a two-year period. The contract will run from June 30 of this year to June 30, 1972. The award .was made by a public service arbitration tribunal. The institute asked for arbitration on behalf of the groups on July 15, 1970, when negotiations with the broke down. The institute was calling for salary increases of about 12 per cent for most levels on, a one year contract and the government offered a two-year contract with no increases for the first year and two-per-cent in crease for the second year. CARDS OF THANKS PREIKSCHAS Sincere and heartfelt thanks is extended to relatives, co-workers, neighbors and friends for Mass cards, floral tributes, letters, cards mid kind expressions of sympathy daring our recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Pastor E R. Father M. Clifford and Martin Bros. Funeral Home for their outstanding kindness towards us. -Julia and Marty Was Desert S NEW YORK (AP) Between 5% and 12 million years ago, the Mediterranean Sea apparently looked like Death Valley. Scientists reported recently that deep sea drilling has turned up startling evidence that the Mediterranean apparently was closed off and dried up as the sun evaporated UK water. Dr. William B. F. Ryan, a Columbia University marine geologist who shared leadership of the scientific team, said the finding was unexpected. He told a news conference that the growth of mountains closed off the Mediterranean from the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Because the Mediterranean is in "delicate he said, with rivers bringing to it less than the sun evaporates, it eventually dried up. The Glomar Challenger, the research vessel used by the team, dug up cores from the sea bottom revealing alternating layers of salt deposits and normal marine, or ocean, deposits of sediment. .Ryan said with the Strait of Gibraltar closed by a mountain chain, the Mediterranean's key source of ocean water disappeared. The alternating layers indicated that there were periods when' the sea was first dry, then received water as the Atlantic somehow ays Ryan through the strait, then dried up again. Finally, ercsian of the mountain cham af Gibraltar abou five million years ago opened up the narrow channel that exists today, about five to six miles wide, at the narrowest point, and -ntich allows the Mediterranean to exist as i does GLOER My thanks to the doctors, nurses, especially to the nurses in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, for the good care I received while I was a patient in the Municipal Hospital; also for the visitors, gifts, cards and also, but not least; my family. It is all greatly appreciated. -C. H. Gloer. 8428 PAVAN Many thanks to my friends for the flowers, cards, gifts and visits which I received while in the Letiibridge Municipal Hospital. Thanks to the doctors and staff who took such good care of me. All these kindnesses made my stay there more pleasant. Louis Pavan. 8409 MEHALKO I would like to thank the nurses and doctors at the Picture Butte and St. Michael's Hospitals for then-care white I was a patient there. Also all the people who helped finish my harvest. -Joe Mehalko To Buy More Beef From Canada WASHINGTON (Reuters) Meat imports to t h e United States this year will be higher than exoected to accommodate increased shipments from Canada, Agriculture Secretary Clifford Hardin announced here. Canada, however, will be the only country among the 13 major beef exporters to the U.S. to benefit from the additional 2 million pounds which will be allowed in. The new level now will be set at million pounds compared with million pounds estimated hi June when agreements on voluntary shipment restraints were reached. Canada did not sign the agreement and its shipments of beef now are expected to total 76 million pounds, instead of Contracts Slump TORONTO (CP) Canadian construction contract awards showed a 16-per-cent declne hi August but the first eight month of 1970 still .show a 10-per-cen decline over the same perio! last yeET, a survey by the Cana Data division of Southam Busi ness Puglications Ltd. shows. The awards dropped to million from million dining the first eight months while August awards totalled million compared with million a year ago. The eight-month period showed declines in residential commercial-institutional, i n dustrial and total building con struction awards while engi neering contracts were 11 Breweries Sells (OP) The Evening -News -says1 Canadian Breweries Ltd., built by E. P. Taylor of Toronto, is IN MEMORIAMS PATEY In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother Marie Patey, who passed away October 12, 1964. Sadly missed along lifes way, Quietly remembered day by in the British beer industry The Canadian firm has sold al .least four of tiie share stakes it developed in independent British breweries, says The News. Canadian Breweries already had sold off 12 million shares it held in the Bass Charrington group, the biggest beer-making company in this GROUP No longer in our lives shares now reported, Atlantic But hi our hearts forever there. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Billy, Eddy, David, Dana and Kendall Pyke. department officials admitted the big rise in Canadian exports is due in part to the higher prices prevailing in the U.S. As a result, Canada is turning to Australian and New Zealand beef to meet tte requirements while exporting domestic production to the REDUCED Dr. Stevens said a major anticipated benefit should be a marked reduction in conflicts between exploration companies and conservationists. "Professionally, I feel very angry at the history these conflicts. They could have been avoided had we been there at the time with the information." Dr. Stevens said the study should have been done five or 10 years ago. "But my experience with industry is that they are very cooperative on how and where (exploration) should be done. Industry operates, by necessity, in its own interests, but it shouldn't be necessary to squabble." Dr. Stevens said that the study priority areas were those where exploration is most active and those deemed most critical to certain species of wildlife. The published material will consist of large-scale maps containing a key-coding system to detailed data in a study report of species, type of breeding habitat, critical times of year for each and areas where certain in Wolverhampton Wandsworth, Plymouth and Liv erpool. Canadian and Bass had jointly held such interests through a company called Hare Place In vestments. "Now it seems that the Cana diah, portion of this portfolio has been says The News Taylor is still a director o Bass. But Canadian Breweries is described here as currently controlled by the Set CALGARY (CP) The earth sciences division of Renting Ltd. will undertake a geological mapping hi the Federal Republic of Cameroon, the company announced today. The project calls for interpretation of aerial photographs, the construction of maps and recommendations on the mineral prospects in the west African nation. The project, to be completed in two years, also calls for field work by Renting and French geologists. Cameroon is slightly larger than Newfoundland 'and has a population of 5.8 million. The project is being sponsored by the Canadian International Develop ment Agency which assists developing Quebec's up eight per cent, Ontario off two per cenl the Prairies down 23 per cen and British Columbia showed a 33-per-cent drop. Cities showing increases to contract awards in August from a year earlier included Moni real, Ottawa, Toronto, and Van couver, DecUc.es were recorded for St. John's Nfld., Halifax Saint John, N.B., Quebec City Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and RONALD W. DOWNEY J. L. Martin, President, Ithacan 3roup of Companies is pleased t announce the appointment of Mr Ronald Downey as Pacifi Region for the Group. Mr. Downey will be responsibl for the Group's activities in th Southern Alberta and British Co umbia areas and will be locatec in the Vancouver offices, in th company's new million dolla Columbia Place project at 120i Davies Street, Vancouver. Mr. Downey was formerly Southern Alberta AAanager fo the Ithacan Group of Companie whose operations cover Western Canada in Realty and Industrie Development and ERNIE RESLER Chris Swttzer, General Manager of Hoyt. Hardware Limited, lakes pleasure in announcing that Mr. Ernie Resler has joinec the company as Manager o{ Hoyt's Downtown store. Mr. Resler brings with him 20 years of experience in retail hardware and home decorating, having managed Imperial Lumber and Hardwares, hardware division for 12 years in Edmonton and as assistant manager and manager of Sher-win Williams stores in Edmonton and He is a native Albertan, having been born in New Sarepfa and has been active in spar s and community work being a member of the Optimist Club and a recent member of the Glendate Golf and Curling Club in Edmonton. Ernie, his wife Kay and children Dale and Audra will reside in their newly completed home in North Lcthbridge. Pattern The crocheted lock is tops with the young school set. INSTANT CROCHET ves and tank top both for girls boys. Use big hook and knit ting worsted in 3 colors. Easy single, double crochet. Pat tern 7119: sizes 4-14 included. FIFTY CENTS (coins) for each p a 1 1 c r n (no stamps please) add 15 cents for eacl pattern for first-class mailing and spccia lhandling THE LETHBHIDGE HERALD Readers Mail Limited 60 Front Street West Toronto 1, U.S. Ceasefire Proposals CAMROSE, ALTA (CP) -Chester Ronning, a former Canadian diplomat who once went to Hanoi in an attempt to help settle the war, said here President Nixon's proposals for a ceasefire in Indochina are a great disappointment. Mr. Ronning said in an interview he fully expected a declaration of a unilateral ceasefire and preparations for the withdrawal of United States troops. He said this is the only way in which the killing would be stopped in southeast Asia. He doubted that anything would come of the president's move, even though it was a move hi the right direction. Mr. Ronning, 75, was born in China and served as Canadian ambassador at posts in Asia. He came out of retirement in 1966 to go to Vietnam on the Canadian government's instructions to sound out both south and north Vietnam on the possibility of a negotiated settlement of the "So Rembrandt's has, to all intents and purposes, folded up Taylor's tent (the name given to the stakes in the independen British much to the joy of some of the small brew ers who are deh'ghted to have tills big group off The News Price Hike Urged OTTAWA (CP) A. B. Doug las Assiniboia) asked in th Commons today for an increase hi barley prices to assure suff dent deliveries from Prairi farmers to meet export demand. Otto Lang, minister withou portfolio for wheat, replied tha the question didn't ''apply a this stage" .of the current har vest year and it was too early to say anything about prices fo ths next year. Alf Gleave Agreement Reached TORONTO (CP) A Incident Under Probe LONDON (AP) Army and police experts are investigating bomb incidents at two Italian-owned buildings to two British cities and two small bomb blasts in France. A small explosion late Friday night shattered a window at the Italian trade centre in London's Mayfair district. A short time earlier, a home-made bomb that had not gone off was discovered in a shopping bag outside the Italian consulate in Manchester. As army experts examined the unexploded bomb, police received reports from the international police bomb explosions at Italian premises in Paris early today. An Alitalia airline office and n branch of the Italian Bank were the targets. There were no casualties in either London or Man Acquitted VIENNA (Reuters) A 60-year-old Austrian accused o complicity in the deaths of 300 .Tews during the Second Worl< War, was acquitted by a cour here Friday. The court found that former SS man Jose Wendl acted under orders when he was involved in the murde of 300 Jews in the area of Mins in the Soviet Union between 194 and agreement on a three-year contract was reached early Friday between negotiators for Abitibi Paper Co. and the United Papenvorkcrs and Pap-ermakers Union. A spokesman for Abitibi said the new contract will be submit ted to flic workers this weekend for ratification. He declined to release con tact details before the weekend vote because negotiations for contracts with three other un ions at Abitibi plants still are in progress. Th; tentative agreement cov ers workers at Ontario plants in Thunder Bay, Sturgeon Falls Sault Ste. Marie and Iroquois Falls, and at Pine Falls, Man. and Beauprc, Quo. Of these, 120 workers at the Sault Sle. Marie plant and 550 at one mill in Thunder Bay went on stvlkc earlier this The others stayed on tire job pondinu C a ...tcomo of bargain reports the Canadian whea board isn't offering barley fo export because of uncertainty about how much farmers wi deliver. He asked the govern ment to take action. Mr. Lang said the board ha the matter under daily IN BUSINESS FOR YOURSELF Career opportunity as representative for one of Canada's most progressive life insurance companies. The man we seek is probably married and doing well at his present job, yet is somewhat impatient with his progress. While applicant need not have life insurance experience he will need ambition., determination and the desire to serve others as well as himself. Previous sales experience helpful. To this man we offer a permanent position, unlimited earning potential and the independence of his own business. Company training plus qualified referred leads system. Opportunity to move into management as soon as qualified. 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Its dircc lions should be followed to th letter or. else even in th slightest chop you run the ris o( SLEEP NEEDS The average adult needs about seven hours and 36 minutes of sleep ;