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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, Oetobtr TO, 1972 THt LETHBRIDCl KIRA1.0 7 Alberta in no hurry BANFF (CP) Health Min Istcr Neil Crawtord says th. Alberta is in no hurry to ac cept the recommendation of a federal report seeking establish- ment of community health cen- tres in each province. The province wants to explore new cost-sharing arrangements with the lederal government before it makes its decision. He said in an interview that anticipated funding problems were the main reason Alberta joined Ottawa in refusing to encbrse the report presented at the two-day meeting of provin- cial health ministers in Regina. are in the position where the addition of such a new pro- gram under the present cost- sharing arrangements would be all but impossible without finan- cial escalation." He added that the centres would not be classed as hospi- tals which do receive healthy amounts of federal money. "And it is far from certain whether the govern- ment would share the costs of the centres under other exist- ing programs." The federal report envisages the community health centre as a major alternative to the expensive in-patient care pro- vided by general hospitals. The centres would provide out-patient care provided by general hospitals. The centres would provide out-patient facilities in which all health workers from physicians to social workers could work as an integrated team to help prevent and treat illness, and educate the public in health matters; Mr. Crawford was attending the western regional conference of the Canadian Psychiatry As- sociation. George marched anyway WASHINGTON (AP) Sena lor George McGovern marched in the New York City Columbu Day parade Monday, stirring up'a Curor among Republican who said he was not invited. H said he was. The Republican candidate Liberals riding high in Quebec stayed off the campaign trai but Republican House and Sen- ate leaders filed a formal com- plaint with the Fair Campaign Practices Committee against what they called "the smear, the innuendo and the mud-sling- ing" aimed at President Nixon by McGovern, vice-presidential candidate Sargent Shriver and some of their associates. They asked for an investiga- tion by the committee, an unof- ficial body that publicizes com- plaints and invites replies but lacks authority to do anything except make public its findings. Democrats tried to use acainst Nixon the 19C8 state- ment attributed to him thai "those who have had a chance for four years and could not produce peace should not be given anotlier chance." Compounding Republicans' unhappiness over McGovern's march was the presence of a number of chanting, placard- By PAUL WHITE LAW MONTREAL The Literals have increased their support in Quebec wliile the campaign of Quebec Tory leather Claude Wagner is tailing to generate new support for the Conser- vatives, according to a poll pub- lished in La Prcsse. The poll, conducted for the Montreal newspaper by Centre de Recherche sur 1'Opinion Publique, found that 38.4 pc cent of those questioned plan to vole Liberal in the Oct. 30 elec lion- The Conservatives The survey was conducted Sept. 29, almost a month to the day before the federal election. In analyzing the findings, La Presso notes that Liberal sup- port has increased since 1908 it one does not include the respon- ses of those who said they would not vote, were undecided or declined to answer the poll. Not counting this group of re- spondents, the Liberals ob- tained the support 5C.8 per cent of those questioned for the La Presse poll, the Conser- vatives 19.4 per cent, Socia analysis, which would indicate loss of support for the Conser- vatives, cannot be scientifically verified. The survey ako asked which federal leader best "responds to the needs of Quebec" and found strong support for Prime Minister Trudcau. He was cho- sen by 43.2 per cent of those interviewed, while Wagner was picked by only 11.9 per cent. Not far behind was Social Credit Leader Real Caouelte, with 11.2 per cent, Conservative the support of 13.1 per cent o those polled, and the Social Credit followed closely with 10.2 per cent. Only 5.1 per cent said they woulri cast ballots for the New Democratic Party, while 17.1 per cent were undecided, 3.8 per cent said they would not vote and 11.5 per cent declined to respond to the poll. Crcd'l 15.1 per cent, NDP 7.0 Leader Robert Stanfield was per cent and others 1-2. The Literals obtained 53.2 per cent of the ballots cast in Quebec in the general elec- tion, the Conservatives 21.1 per cent, Social Credit 16.3 per cent, NDP eight per cent and others 1.4. The newspaper quotes the firm which conducted the poll fourth with 7.9 per cent, while NDP Leader David Lewis and the chief of his Quebec wing, Raymond Laliterte, each drew one per cent, La Presse points out the pol does not attempt to predict the result of the Oct. 30 election in Quebec, but only what might have happened if voting had as noting this method of' taken place at the time the sur- vey was carried out The relatively weak showing of Claude Wagner can be ex- plained, in .part, by the fact ihat his campaign was only in its first week when the poll was taken and that he is a new fig- ure to federal politics. A sample group ot 472 people In three regions Metropolitan Montreal, Metropolitan Quebec City and the remainder of the province was surveyed. Eng- lish speaking people were among those polled in the Mont- real area. A surprising finding of the poll was that many of those who said they support Quebec independence plan 10 vote for the federal Liberals. Separatist supporters numbered 17.6 per cent of those interviewed, and 70 per cent of this group said they plan to vote: per cent for the Liberals, 17.6 lor the NDP, 15.1 for the Conservatives and lor the Social Credit. Churches urged to end war complicity QUEBEC (CP) A four-day chu-ches In North Vietnam FAMILY SUPPORT Dave Kane, Western Canada candidate in Fraser Valley West, gets a lift from wife Dolly Wednesday at a news conference in Vancou- ver. (CP Wirephoto) YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV RADIO AND TV 302 ST. N. I A f If I C J M IX 3 GOOD FOOD FINE ART CHANGE 306 13th St. Norlli The LETHBRIDGE ROTARY CLUB Is pleased to present LINDA GAY FLITTON Spacemen meet MOSCOW (AP) A delega- tion of U.S. space experts has arrived here to continue plan- ning the first Soviet-American space flight. The flight, ten- atively scheduled lor 1975, is o include the rendezvous and docking of an American Apollo craft with a Soviet Soyuz space- ;hip and an exchange of crews. 1 Puzzled with WEDDING PLANS? bearing young supporters. At one point they congregated in the street, briefly holding up the parade before the reviewing stand. Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, a Republican, told reporters that parade officials had appealed to McGovern to stay away. And the governor predicted his par- ticipation would work against him. FIRST IN 50 YEARS "This is the first time In 50 vears that there has ever been 'a candidate who has tried to take advantage of the Rockefeller said. "Columbus wouldn't have voted for said New York State Secretary John Lomenzo, also a Republican. And Tricia Nixon Cox, who sat on the reviewing stand, said "I tlu'nk that anything that meeting ot clergymen and peace movement workers from 20 countries ended at nearby Cap Rouge Monday with a call to all churches to end their complicity in Indochina war. Churches too often take "an ambiguous and wait-and-see at- tituda" to conflicts like the war in Vietnam thus giving tacit support to political policies that lead to the "humiliation, tor- ture and massacre of men and women wlw are fighting for said a statement is- sued at the end of the second International Assembly of Christians in Solidarity with the Vietnamese, Laotian and Cam- bodian. Peoples. The statement said the bomb- ing of schools, hospitals and makes the American air force "guilty of genocide and nothing can justify these crimes." The assembly called on the American government to end Ihe war in Vietnam, recognize the right of th? Vietnamese Such local organizations could also inform the public of corporate support of the war and encourage boycotts of such companies' products. 'Canada has too long held docliina, that national church councils support an information centre on Vietnam in Paris, that groups of clergy and lay leaders be exchanged with North. Vietnam and that sup- that it's hands are 1 port be given to Imlochinese the view clean." said Sam Noumoff of people to self-determination I McGill University who released LINDA GAY FtmON FRIDAY, OCT. 20th 8 p.m. YATES CENTRE Advance tickets now on at Lelster'i and at Canlre Door Oct. 20...... ADMISSION Sponsored by the Lelhbridge Rolary Club In conjunction .vith The Province of Alberta Performing Arts On Tour. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES ...uld hold up the parade is a shame." She said attending a parade was different, from par- ticipating in one. McGovern said he had been invited to march by representa- tives of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and "a parade is a day (or poli- ticians and the people." Before the new Republican complaint was disclosed, the Fair Campaign Practices Com- mittee said, without pointing to any particular presidential or congressional candidates, that it had handled a record number of complaints and the 1972 cam- paign "will be the dirtiest in re- cent years." FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Jules Verne's "LIGHT AT EDGE OF THE WORLD" In color. Starring Kirk Douglas. Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and II. Tuesday show at p.m. Adult. PiNCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "TALES FROM TIIE CRYPT" In color. Starring Joan Coilins, Peter Gushing, Nigel Patrick and Patrick Magec. Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and 11, Tuesday sho'.v nt p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" In color. Starring Saon as .lanios Tuesday, October 10. Shows at and p.m. Adult. Question and Answer CIRCULAR Every bride wishej her I wedding to be just perfect. To help you prepare for thai wonderful cioy, we I have compiled a l of question! most ccm- j nonly osked by the bride- o be. The answers are taken from aulhantalivej purees on etiquette. Wo Are Your Printing Headquarters ror All Your Wedding Requirement. INVITATIONS nd BAGS j Dr. Rose last M.D. in service EDMONTON (CP) One of the deputy ministers of the Al- berta department of health and social development should be a physician, Dr. Grant McPhail, president elect of the Alberta Medical Association, says. "It used to be that the health minister was a physician, but that was not always ideal be- cause a doctor does not neces- sarily make a good administra- Dr. McPhail said in an interview. He said recent health minis- MATCHES P'ACT r rAKc POXES a COASTERS Elc. ters have not bepn doctors, but the deputy minister usually has been, to give the minister ad- vice on health matters. "But right now there Isn't a physician among the health de- partment's deputy ministers and I think the department is wanting because of he said. Dr. McPhail was comment- ing on the recent retirement of Dr. Pat Eose as deputy minis- ter and chairman of the provin- cial health board. Dr. McPhail, also director of Glenrose Hospital, said there are some areas of hospital ser- vice .that may have to be changed to relieve pressure on facilities that therapeutic abor- tions are causing. He also said many people are and stop support of the "re- pressive" Saigon government which has "imp-risoncd more than perons" for peace- ful or militant resistance to its policies. VISAS DEN'IED Nguyen Van Cong, president o! the movement of South Viet- namese Catholics to Serve the Nation, told the assembly that a planned delegation from South Vietnam could not get visas to leave the country. A group of seven North Viet- namese priests and laymen at- tending the weekend conference described a flourishing Roman Catholic community of 210.000 active in the literal ion move- ment in the north. "There is complete freedom of religion by law in North Vietnam but that freedom is bounded by the American bombs we live with day and said Mme. Masie Bui Thi Cam, a Roman Catholic member of the North Vietnam- ese national assembly. In an impassioned address to the assembly, Mme. Cam said the danger to Christians in North Vietnam comes not from political persecution as many may believe but from a "crimi- nal war which is destroying my country, my people, our cul- ture." "Our right to determine our own lives must be she said. "We have been living a report showing that 211 com- panies in Canada have direct contracts with the. Pentagon. SHOWS GRANTS Mr. NokmoM said his study shows the Pentagon has awarded 5520 million in con- tracts to Canadian companies since and a further S40 million has gone to 23 Canadian universities between 1967 and 1971 for research into such areas as microbiology and how men fight while drugged. Workshops at the assembly producted resolutions that Nov. 2 be set aside as a fast day to commemorate the war in In- jludents overseas who may be icrsecuted for opposition to the 'aijion government. Other resolutions called for continuation of non-violent ac- .ion against production and del- ivery of war materials, am- nesty for drpft dodgers and deFserters and recognition by the Roman Catholic church of political plurality in developing nations. The 300 delegates to Ihe as- sembly included Roman Catho- lics, Protestants and Buddhists from such countries as France, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Cambodia, the Netehrlands rnd Poland as well as the Unilcd States and Canada. Accident damage reduced because no seat bolts TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Mail says that a precedent may have been set in a recent Supreme Court of Ontario decision to reduce damages awarded to a car accident victim because he was not wearing a seat belt. The newspaper says Ihat Mr. Justice J. H. Osier ruled that the action of the passen- ger is not wearing a seat belt constituted negligence and contributed to his injuries. Seaway closing date is Dec. 15 MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) The Montreal-Lake Ontario portion of the St. Lawrence seaway and the Welland canal, linking Lakes Erie and Ontario, arc scheduled to close officially for the season Dec. 15. The Montreal-Lake Ontario portion, however, will function on a day-to-day basis beyond j staying in hospital longer The Lctlibridfic Hcra'ii that date if weather conditions permit, officials announced Fri- day. The Eric-Ontario link closing is firm, because, officials said, maximum time is needed to complete construction of a new bypass channel in time for the 1973 navigation season. The Eault Ste. Marie canal, linking Lakes Superior and Hu- ron. close Dec, 12. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 6-304 5th SI. S. Ph. COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT- CITY OF LETHBRIDGE i PUBLIC SWIMMING and SKATING SCHEDULE Cel. Oct. Oct. 12 Fri.r Ocl. Ott. Oct. Ocl. 16 i fRITZ SICK j Hour Swim (AcJults only) Swim p.m. Adult Swim 1-4 Hour Swim (Arlulf. only) Swim p.m. A dull 2-4 Swim 3-6 Swim 1-5 p.m Foully Swim 6-8 ADAMS PARK ICE Public Skating Skolinq Mothers and Prc-Schco! Skotinq 10-12 Noon Public Skato 7-9 Sitting 2-4 p.m. and 8-10 Skat-inq p.m. Public Skale 3-5 p.m. Family Skale HENDERSON PARK ICE Skoling 71 Skalinn 2 -i Public Skalinci 4 P.n. than they should be, partially because nursing homes and auxiliary hospitals are full. Express train kills 4 men COLOGNE (Renter) A trans-European express on its v.-oy to Batssels hit a t'roup of i men working on Ihe line near i Colotrne, killing four of them, a spokesman for Ih? V.'est Ger- i man railways said today. I He said the accident occurred in light fog at D-eiehsweiler midway between Cologne and Aachen. .None of the passengers was injured, he said. with war for 30 years, teaclu'ng our children not the songs of birds but what a B52 bomber sounds like, not how to pick flowers but how to hide in trenches." AWAY FROM CHILDREN "Vietnamese mothers spend night after night without their children who have been evac- uated and it seems the only task now is to teach these c'-il- dren how to be men, how to be war is a per- version of youth." Conference organisers said one of the most important jobs the assembly could accomplish would be local grassroots or- ganizations to keep the public accurately informed of the situ- ation in North Vietnam and end some of the scare stories about communism that have led the public to support the Indochina war. "We could give the lie to in- formation Americans receive that Communists are barba- rians, that Catholics are per- secuted in North Vietnam and Ihat massacres would follow an American said Rev. Harry Bury of Minneapolis who helped arrange the North Viet- namese presence at the confer- CHICKEN PLUCKERS SET RECORD SPRING HILL, Fla. (API The feathers flew in Spring Hill, Fla., where a four- woman team of chicken pluckers topped the world record in their specialty by stripping a dozen birds In four minutes 25.5 seconds. "The said Spring Hill team-captain Sofia Hut- chinson, "is stripping, rather than pulling the feathers." The previous best time, as listed in the Guinness World Book of Records was It was tile second annual chicken-pluckers affair a' Spring Hill, a development of people about 45 miles north of Clearwater on Flor Ida's west coast. The main event, which pit ted Spring Hill against Ma saryktown, was preceded b; the lighting of an "Olympic" torch which spewed feathers into the air and coated a crowd of 1.100 onlookers. The Globe end Mall says :hat Mr. Justice Osier re- duced damage payments to the victim by 10 per cent. The newspaper said It was the first case in Ontario in which a judge of the Supreme Court trial division has con- sidered whether failure to wear a seat belt constitutes negligent conduct. Legal observers, The Globe and Mail says, believe that the case forms a strong pre- cedent and may lead to a statute making failure to wear a seat belt an act of negligence. The newspaper did not glva the names of the persons in- volved in the accident. CLOSED TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY OPEN FRIDAY Today's Showtimes Short Subjects "Napoleon and Sp.manth; 7 Last Complete Show PARAMOrXT CINEMA Slml Subjects "BuUcrflic.s are Frco'1 Last Compile Slifiw CI.VK.MA Siiort Subiecl.s "Cnlpeppcr Cattle Co." Complete Show CliF.r.N ACRES IJIIIVIMX Clnswf Tontshl Buy Books of Theatre Tickets and Save 5 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 4 A BOY, A GIRL AND A LION ADVENTURE WAT-.T DISNEY SAMANTHA TONITE and WED. AT AND P.M. ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA (TOIH "Thf Summcl of '42" a iTnia on [he dine ol 1666. TONITE ml WED. CWBFB CATTLE CO and p.m. A FRANKOVICH PRODUCTION BUTTERFLIES ABE FREE NOW SHOWING at and p.m. ;