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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wildlife I Urged Fo Of Bigfeo CALGARY (CP) A herd of Bighorn sheep southwest of Calgary may be wiped out unless a wildlife refuge is created for the area, says a university of Calgary scientist. Graduate student Brian Horejsi says there is evidence that the herd which winters near the soon-to-be abardoned Sheep River ranger station has declined 50 per cent in the last five years. The herd numbered about 150 in the early 1960s, he said, but now there are only 63 animals using the range. The herd is threatened by mineral exploration firms, by the use of off road machines, the presence of cattle in the summer and even by photographers eager for a good picture. Mr. Horejsi, studying the herd for the last 18 months, said there was a mysterious die off of lambs last winter aid the downward spiral may continue unless firm action is taken. While he has been unable >r Herd rn Sheep determine precise reasons for the decrease, Mr. Horejsi said it may be due more to deficiencies in diet and to the sheep being disturbed at critical times of the year than to hunting Discussed BLACKPOOL, England (AP) quality of He" in Britain has become the main topic at the Conservative party's first annual convention since taking office four months ago. "To advance towards a society in which the quality of life is as important as economic growth calls for a new social Paymaster General Viscount Eccles -told delegates. Time and time again, regardless of what topics the delegates were discussing, this was the question they returned to. How to answer ,it became the No. 1 topic of debate. Lcrtl Eccles called for three new social programs: universal education, better labor laws, and government support for the arts. One problem in Britain is that children can still leave school at 15 and start work instead of preparing for college or other training that could move them up the social ladder. To solve this problem, the Tories offered a program to increase the minimum legal age for leaving school to 16 by 1973. Another government worry is B r i t a i n' s seemingly endless strikes, which have helped lower the country's economic growth rate below "those pf most advanced nations in Weste-n Europe. The Conservatives hope to improve the situation by At Tory end of the year with a new law to curb strikes. As for the arts, the government estimates that more people watch soccer on television in one evening than go to the theatre or concerts in a whole Britain Meeting Eccles, who is minister for the arts, wants to give artists tax concessions so they can offer the public a fuller artistic life without state subsidies or state control. The conference also called for anti pollution laws, law anc order measures, expandec health and welfare services, ait to farmers and more housing To help pay for such programs, the Tories hope to increase business efficiency by progressive denationalisation of state industries and by joining the Common Market and selling more abroad. f 1771 DATSUN 1200 Opposed TOKYO (AP) The midis-kirt hasn't won the approval oif Tokyo's policewomen, at least not for their uniforms. A three-hour discussion among senior department officers and representatives of the policewomen ended in unanimous agreement that the hemline on new uniforms coming out, next year must be above the knee, officials reported Caught In Price Squeeze GLENEAGLES, Scotland (CP) The high cost of producing newspapers was- discussed Thursday at the conference of the Commonwealth Press Union with newspaper executives agreeing they were caught in a price squeeze. "I don't know of any other industry in the world that has a 25-cent product selling for less than the price of a cup of said James L. Cooper, publisher of the Toronto Globe and Mail. "It's high time we put a proper value on ourselves." I. H. Macdonald'of Toronto, deputy chairman of Lord Thomson's Canadian and United States organizations, suggested the CPU might be used as a collection point for information showing the newspaper advertiser what he gets for his money. If this information were not provided, he said, "We're just selling a ticket on a ON DEFENCE! TEL AVIV (Reuter) Israel has spent about million on direct and indirect defence 1m-sorts this year, compared with million worth in 1966. Senato VANCOUVER Says He's j he'll choose the teamsters. "I made it very clear to th prime minister that my prim ary responsibility is with th teamsters and that I will do much as I can in the he said in an interview. "I also told him that if my role as senator becomes too demanding or onerous I would resign as senator." He then jovially tackled several remarks mads by Vancouver labor leaders concerning his appointment. "Someone said I was a good he said. for their information party affiliation must be declared before being sworn in as senator. "I was sworn in last Thursday afternoon and I am designated as Edward M. Lawson, Senator. Vancouver, and there's an I-N-D after that which means Independent." Lawson said he hopes to prove his independence shortly by meeting with Premier W. A. C. Bennett and asking him what he can do to help the Social Credit government in Ed Lawson says that if there ever comes a time when be has to pick between being a senator or a teamsters NUMBER OF COPIES NOW AVAILABLE FALL 1970 FARM AND RANCH DIRECTORIES A complete listing of oil and ranchei in Lethbridge trading area. EACH AVAILABLE AT The Lethbridge CNP QUEBEC (CP) Leo Tremblay, former 'leader of the defunct Christian Nationalist larty, was sentenced here to hree years in penitsntiary for receiving 28 paintings stolen from the Quebec Museum Jailed that the money from their sal was to help establish the Chris Ban Nationalist party and pay the cost of television broadcasts by Tremblay, the party founder The party, which never mad a real mark on Quebec politics advocated a return to Roman Catholic agrarian Test Drivers For Monoxide -TOROOTO (CP) A two-day experiment by Pollution Probe determined that driving in downtown traffic for one hour produced a significant increase in carbon monoxide in the blood, a researcher said here. "The significance of the increase in terms of human health cannot be given at p r e s e n said Dr. Tremblay was acquitted last Friday of the theft of the paintings, valued at nearly million, but was convicted on the receiving charge by a 12-man jury. All but five of the stolen paintings came from the collec-ion of the late Quebec premier Maurice Copies plut NEEDS MONEY GENEVA (AP) The Inter national .Red Cross committee said yesterday it is running ou of money to cover expenses fo relief in Jordan. It said so far a total of Swiss searcher. He said 'more tests will D. C. Stevens, secretary Tremblay's handyman and chauffeur, has been paid o pledged by Red Cross director and also is Instant Print Copy to be conducted to determine the effect on humans and to obtain a wider range of samples. In the experiments, 25 volunteer: bad blood samples taken before and after driving in the downtown area for one general inflation for ris-irig newspaper costs. Few of Britain's national newspapers made a profit, and "one wonders how such a state of affairs can having tried to sell one of the paintings in 1969 to Srs. Eric Kierans, wife of the ederal communications minis-er. 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