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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday, October 11, 1974 ELK FROM SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, INCLUDED IN A 70-ANIMAL SHIPMENT TO BILL GROENEN photo KOREA Record shipment of wild critters left Edmonton airport this morning The largest shipment of wild animals to be assembled for export left Edmonton International Airport today for Korea. Dale Alsager, president of Bio-Scientific Consultants Ltd. of Edmonton, told The Herald this morning in' a telephone interview from the Certified KtechMite CLIFF BLACK, BUCK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLOfi. LmwrUral PHONE Century Automatic ELECTRIC BLANKETS Washable, mothproof and non-allergenic. Control automatically adjusts for room temperature. Double bed, single con- trol. Reg. SPECIAL 19 Call HoiiMwares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN airport 70 wild animals, including 14 deer from the Stewart Game Farm in Lethbridge are in the shipment. There are 10 bears and five or six species of deer and elk in the shipment that were selected from zoos and game farms from Quebec to Van- couver. Two elk were brought in from a zoological garden in Salt Lake City, Utah via Lethbridge to make up a full load Mr Alsager, a biologist, said his firm has been working for about six months with the Korean government, assisting in the selection, purchase and shipment of wild animals from Canada. The Korean government is experimenting in the breeding, use and cross breeding of wild animals. They will use the Canadian wild animals in breeding programs with their wild animals. A trial shipment of wild animals left Canada last June. Mr. Alsager said they are fitting in well in Korea, adapting well to the different environment. Mr. Alsager said the bears selected for export are all fat cubs which would have been shot and buried for lack of a suitable home this year because zoos couldn't keep them. He said he has been trying unsuccessfully to promote the sale of such wild animals in other sectors. There are several animals shot each year that could be marketed rather than destroying them. The consulting firm is responsible for the selection, handling, technological work and co-ordination of the shipment From a possible 190 can- didate animals, only the 70 be- ing shipped were deemed suitable, said Mr. Alsager. Bill McKay of Cardston, former manager of the Calgary Zoo and one of toe foremost authorities on wild animals movement, helped in the selection process. Another aspect of the work of the consulting firm was adapting proper crating for the different animals. Different animals have different ventilation and space requirements and all the crates had to be constructed of light materials, said Mr. Alsager. Schools query voters for first time Oct. 16 INSURANCE HOME -8US1MESS FARM We Can Save You 'i Money SEE US SOON) 3rd. Aw. 8. Phone fc MAfftVtffeM A FORCEFUL DOCTOR SPEAKS OUT AGAINST FLUORIDATION Dr. Philip E. Zanfanga of Boston, Mass- achusetts, one of the most out-spoken doctors on the fluoridation issue had this to say: "No one can deny that fluoridation is still experimental and is mass medication. For the first time in the history of medicine, millions of our taxpayers dollars are being used to com- pel eveyone to take a toxic substance which accumulates in body tissues and specifically intended to cause changes of an uncontrolled degree in our bodies. OUR ETHICS FORBID ANY PHYSICIAN TO FORCE MEDICATION ON ANY INDIVIDUAL AGAINST HIS WISHES OR TO ISSUE A DRUG IN UNCONTROLLED DOSAGE Experiment- ation without patient consent IS A SERIOUS CRIME he is a physician, dentist or public health official who pro- motes fluoridation is guilty of this lack of con- sideration. The doctor went on to say, "I can assure you that the water department engineers of any town or city are not anxious to assume this responsibility." Furthermore, neither I nor any ethical physician will tolerate any attempt made by these individuals to prescribe a poisonous drug, haphazardly administered to any of our patients who will then consume H in'unfor- seeable amounts. We firmly that every individual should be free to enjoy personal liberty and his RIGHT OF CHOICE TO TAKE OR REFUSE ANY DRUG CAUSING CHEMICAL CHANGES IN HIS BODY WHEN THAT CHOICE DOES NOT THREATEN THE PUBLIC'S HEALTH. FLUOR- When the Lethbridge public school patrons go to the polls in the Oct. 16 civic election, it will mark the first time they have been asked for an opinion on the direction school programming is to take. The referendum will ask public school patrons If they favor expansion of the outdoor and environment, driver education and family life education programs. All three programs have been considered for expansion by the public school board but it wants an indication of public reaction to the programs before it makes any decisions about expanding them, the public school superintendent said. City Scene Sixty cast ballots Some 60 voters cast their ballots Thursday is the first day of the three-day advance poll for Wednesday's civic election. The advance poll is open today .and Saturday at-city hall from 2 to 8 p.m. In 1971 the three-day advance poll attracted 149 voters. There are people eligible to vote in this year's election. Candidate clarifies stand A public school candidate is concerned that some people "could get the wrong impression" about his stand on physical punishment from a statement he made in The Herald, Oct. 10. When explaining that he believes physical punishment should only be used in extreme cases, Gary Bowie told The Herald he only hit one child in 11 years of teaching and it was in a situation where he had to defend himself. He said the situation involved a post-secondary student in a gymnasium situation and only occurred after the student had been overly aggressive to others and himself. Ice tryouts are tonight Young skaters enamoured with the glamour of being an Ice Capades performer mil have their chance this evening. Ice Capades officials will be holding auditions immediately, after tonight's performance for all aspiring skating stars. Applicants should be at least 17 years old and be suitable for either corps de ballet, solo or ice comedy positions. ing your own skates, officials say. Capades performer lived here One of the principal Ice Capades performers is a former Lethbridge resident. Chris Shedlowski, of the 'Wes and Chris' comedy duet, says she lived in Lethbridge for three years, 19S7 through '59, when she was a pre "schooler. Mrs. Shedlowski began figure skating lessons in Lethbridge before moving with her family to Toronto and completing her education there. Her skating partner is Wes Foscalina from San Francisco. Mrs. Shedlowski's husband, Dick, is performance director for the ice show. Sun predicted despite rain The weather outlook for the Thanksgiving weekend is favorable in spite of this mor- ning's rain, the Kenyon Field weather office reported today. .Bread supply firm A bakery strike in Calgary has had no effect yet on bread supplies, a local Safeway manager said Friday. Bob Kemp, manager of the downtown Safeway, said the strike at the Empress Foods Ltd. bread plant has not caused a shortage of bread or buns. The store has local suppliers but he could not say how far they would go. A Calgary Bunion spokesman said a strike by 62 workers has cut off supplies of Safeway brand bread and buns to Safeway stores in Alberta. City plans more works for West City plans for West Lethbridge over the next year include development of another 260 residential lots, an apartment building and townhouse area, and a small commercial centre. The park and-lake will also be finished by next summer. A loan and grant under the federal winter capital works fund was recently approved for the city for com- pletion of work on the park. Some 88 houses have been completed or are currently under construction in West Lethbridge, says the city's west side salesman Tom Band. Of the lots available now, only 27 are left unsold. The tight money market has slow- ed sales but a few are still be- ing made, Mr. Band says. The city is considering sub- missions made for town house -and apartment building development along University Drive in the stage 5 area to the east of the present residential development, Mr. Band said. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC 328-4095 A sunny, moderately warm period with a bit of wind is forecast. Highs of 50 degrees are forecast for today, with an overnight low of 30. Saturday should bring sun and increas- ing west winds, for a high of 65 and an overnight low of 35. The forecast for Sunday is cloudy periods with moderate winds and a high of 60. The good weather should hold for Monday. Southern Alberta hockey fans' can watch Alberta Junior Hockey League action in The Pass and Taber this weekend, as both teams have home games Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. The Adams Park arena will open for public skating today, as well as Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Most city pools and rinks will be open. The Lethbridge Transit System will run on a Sunday schedule Monday, and on its regular schedule Saturday. Garbage collection normal- ly scheduled for Monday will be carried out Tuesday. The Sir Alexander Gait Museum will be open Sunday but will be closed Monday. Greyhound Bus Lines will operate its usual schedule, but Tune Air will run its Sunday schedule on Monday, with five flights to Calgary and none to Edmonton. The Lethbridge Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday. The YWCA and the YMCA will close Monday. Both court houses, as well as other provincial and federal offices will close Mon- day. Banks, trust companies and most city stores Will also honor the holiday. PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4121 FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est. 1922 PHONE 327-C5K E. S. P. POX, C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL IAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHARMACY FACTS O. C. STUBBS Are you having aches and pains you're figuring are the normal result of "growing Our forefathers definitely did have this problem, but in those days they didn't have the advantage of geriatric medicines which prevent aches and pains even the harmless analgesics which can also help to relieve those prob- lems. These modem drug items can be prescribed for you by your doctor after he has decided which of them can be of the most help to you. You can live a more relaxed and happy life with the help of these new discoveries. So why not make an appoint- ment with your doctor today, and then bring his prescription to us here where we know and futty-understand its im- portance to yoju. And we'll both be glad to know hfe win be easier too STUBBS PHARMACY IT9. "The board is hopeful that everyone who has the oppor- tunity will express an opinion. 'so the ballot will be an in- dication of public reaction to the Bob Plazton continued. All three programs men- tioned on the referendum are now operative "in a small way" in public schools, he said. When asked why the third question on the opinion poll asks citizens if they favor the expansion of family life education when there is now no program to expand, Dr. Plaxton explained that schools are now teaching some aspects of family life educa- tion even though the instruc- tion has not been part of an "integrated program." Such aspects of family life education as nutrition, family budgeting and child rearing are "touched After considerable dis- cussion, the public school trustees decided Tuesday not to provide the public with an explanation of the three programs. They feared anything they may say about the programs could be construed as an attempt to bias the public response to the questions. However, during the next few days the board will publicize the questions on the refeodum in an effort to en- courage the public to exercise their opportunity to have a say in school programming. ELECT DICK JOHNSTON X NEW 1974 VW '2989 USED cms Camper Special, 6.000 mites, automatic, p s, air conditioning, complete with handi-topo cab on rear deck LESS than new price 1968IHC ton Lots of work left in this e to i '1095 1974 Mercury Bobdl Station Wiion Only 700 miles car warranty Reduced to dear. RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI 3rd AM. WHh choice of... Roast Turkey Baked Ham Prime Rib of Beef and Other Popular Dishes With All The Trimmings Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday 4 o.m. to 10 p.m. For Reservation Please Phone 328-7756 IN THE OLD TRADITION OF WESTERN HOSPITALITY it lestoutottt WAYNE F. STEWART of F. F. STEWART CO. ADJUSTERS LTD. Erie E. Schill of CARBER ft HOWE MeKEEN ADJUSTERS LTD. Have now returned to their respective offices after as- sisting the City of Edmonton in assessment of Rood losses. This joint venture was made possible through the Catastrophe Committee of Canadian Independent Adjusters Conference Western Region. 830 am to WO Ujrfbtttwa vunoayv 12 neon to MO fun. RE-ELECT Cam Barnes for Council ence as Alderman on City 6 years Council! (2 years as Deputy Mayor) Very active on special committees on ore- Be Sure sent City development Independent in decisions. Has the interest of all citizens FIRSTLY In mfnd. On OcL 16th VOTE BARNES, J. C. ORBIT POWER QliorLi) HtOH TORQUE SlOW SPEED POWER Available at OLIVER Wojtriil Supply Ud. St. north Wwne 327-1571 or contact "OLIVER DEALER" nearest ;