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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Octobtr 1970 Car Warnings Termed Inadequate WASHINGTON AP The lawyer who helped spearhead the fight leading to the governments unprecedented safety warning on four million Merauys and Ttaider brrds say the action was inade The transportation depart ments consumer protection bul letin recently failed to men don several models with possi ble steering defects which could cause wheels to fall said Lowell Dodge of the nonprofit Centre for Auto And just placing owners of certain 1651969 models on the ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 3284095 alert to possible failures isn said I don think well regard the battle as over until Ford initiates a re The transportation depart ment did not request Ford to recall and repair the cars at the Armories Security Hiked OTTAWA CP Defence Minister Donald Macdonald tolc the Commons today securit has been increased around ar mories in British Columbia to protect stores of He was replying to a question by Robert Borrie GeorgePeace River who askec what action would be taken fol owing the looting of a armory PLAINCRIMPS PRINTED CRIMPS MIX OR MATCH PLAIDS and PLAINS YD TONIGHT AND ONIY NO LABOR CHARGE ON ALL DRAPERIES BRING YOUR OWN MEASUREMENTS MANY OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS 426 13th Phone 3234536 manufacturers The cycle of extreme abuse are highspeed wheel impacts re quired to initiate control arms failure does not in special and rare in nonpursuit sai the Matthew McLaughlin presi dent of Ford Marketing said Ford was pleased to co operate in the suggestion made by the transportation depart CLAIMS NO DEFECT We repeat what we have stated before That there is no defect in the control he But we believe that when any vehicle is subject to abuse or accident such as that specified by the it should be inspected before being Payment for inspection or replacement will be the owners as would be the case with any accident dam he national serv ice manager for Ford of Can said in the same procedure will be followed in He said about of the four million Vehicles were sold in The governments mention of nonpursuit vehicles was a reference to the fact that the initial reports of failure of a part called the lower control arm came from police depart Cracking of the arm left he driver without control of the A government investigation concluded the failures result rom smashing over curbs at ligh Normal use would not affect the the govern ment said so Ford recalled only jolice of VADER DISAGREES Ralph Nader and the Insur nce Institute for Highway afety disagreed and urged gov ernment last month to reopen the Nader and the which is funded by the insurance in cited instances reported to Ford where failures had oc curred on passenger cars driven as little as 13 who did the investiga tion for said he was par ticularly troubled the govern ment did not list 1967 Thunder birds in the alert bulletin while including 1968 and 1969 He also contended the control arms ft used on some 1970 Ford which were not The models which were in cluded in the safety alert were the following 19651969 Fords Custom Galaxy Galaxy 500 Galaxy 500 Country Country Ranch LTD and Oistom Ranch The following 19651969 Mercu rys were also listed Com Colony and Parklane SIGN Crosspurposes are served by this sign in Talla Russia Purchases Tracked Vehicles OTTAWA CP Production and export of Canadas two ma jor oilseed flaxseed and is dramatically above that of previous the Do minion Bureau of Statistics re ported The increased importance of such the DBS has prompted it to issue a separate review dealing with The first review reports an expected millon bushels fiaxseed crop lliis 71 per cent more than the 196970 crop year production of million Estimated rape sued produc tion this y e a r is million about per cent above the last crop year figure of Exports of flaxseed during 1969 70 reached million 39 per cent higher than he psvious years million Canadian rapeseed ex ports reached an alltime high CALGARY CP Foremost Industries a Calgarybased manufacturer of tracked ve said Thursday it has sold wo contracts for about mil ion to Moscow government It is believed to be the lar est sale to Russia ever made y a Canadian manufactur the company said in a news The first contract involves 50 tracked 30 of which are the companys Husky Eight of the worlds largest track vehicles with a load ca acity in excess of 30 wenty are Husky Six models vith a load capacity of more han 20 They will be used in muskeg and swamp areas encountered ri the construction of a pipeline y s t e m that will eventually transport natural gas from vestern Siberia to western lurope Seventeen Husky Eight ve licles involved in the second contract will be used primarily or transporting drilling supplying oilfield operations in and in mining explora The contracts also call for the supply of field service equip ment and technical representa The first contract will be fi nanced by the Export Develop ment a crown owned company set up to finance and promote the export of Cana dian Contract negotiations were carried out in Moscow for the last three months by represen tatives of Foremost the release AIRPORT SECURITY NEW YORK AP More than cars have been checked at Kennedy Interna tional Airport since Friday in an attempt to detect radical literature and other A Customs official jaid Wednesday he searches began after the mili tant Weatherman group warned last week of a fall offensive against the Oilseeds Production Increases of million per cent above the previous record of million bushels n 1968 The Canadian oilseed surge is complemented by similar bet terthanaverage oilseed condi tions in other parts of the A DBS spokesman said the increased importance of such crops comes domestically be cause of recent pressures on wheat and other cereal and abroad as a result of a gen eral from saturaied MAO SEES COUVE TOKYO AP Communist party Chairman Mao Tsetung met and had a friendly conver sation with former French pre mier Maurice Couve de Mur ville in Peking THE EPIC VOYAGE OF M II Thor Heyerdohli determina tion provides a dramatic Weekend Magazine exclusive When the Norwegian explorer set out ta prove that ancient Egyptians could have crossed the Atlantic in vessels made of his first attempt Then ond an international crew of seven tried again in Ra Dont miss Melting diary account of how the Ra II conquered the IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINt jSchcnklj TRADITION Rye Whiskya proud product of Canadian Schenley Distilleries SIMPSONSSEARS To Beat The Band Toddler Fun Corn Popper 2 Toddlers delight by Push toy has concealed mechanism that hurls wooden bolls against plastic makes Battling Tops Smash Game Excitement Hold your own high speed battles in your awn Launch the tops from starting They zoom into the centre of the arena and the battle The last one left spinning is the winner Its great fun for little Save Phoney Baloney Puzzler No matter how you slice the phoney boloney youll have a ball trying to put It back Suitable for and I Remote Control Cobra Racer 298 Real cool cobra racer has electric and is battery operated to run forward and Front wheels turn impact plastic Battery Operated Remoie Mustang patented mechanism that op erates by mote control runs forward and Little Girls Stationery Chest Hardbpard construe covered in simu lated white leather with scroll Paper and envelopes Delicate China Girls Tea Set Delightfully pattern ed tea set for little Real imported Girls Musical Shoulder Bag Viny bog that play music when purse is At tractive chain should er Shuttle Train 7 of action packed into a little train set thats fun for all Locomotive operates turn climbs steep raises unloads into re turns to bring elevator down and All automatic with push but ton Barbie Fashion Designer Now you can design your own Barbie fash ions 216 in Just run your pen inside the special picture then cut out the Perfect Wcdncsday at 1 Pm Thursday and Friday til 9 Adorable Crissy Doll g 98 of beautiful dolll Her hair can be mado to grow from a short bob to a floor length that you can comb or She comes dressed in a floorlength panlies and highheeled So any little girl would love her TOYS ;