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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, October 27, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Weathermen of future i'iu'e prediction challenge TORONTO (CI1) Weather I forecasters of the future will bo called on to predict man's im- part on the climate for perhaps years ahead, Dr. P. D. Mc- Taggarl-Cowan, executive direc- tor of the Science Council of Canada, said today. The next decade would see the forecaster challenged "to open a brand new era of predic- tive climatology." "This will involve computer models of the main features of the climate adequate to forecast (he impact of man's manipula- tions of his environment for 100 years into the fulure." Mi'. McTaggart-Coivan, him- self a former forecaster, said other countries already are starting down this road. To get into this field would require full co-operation of the biological and chemical sci- ences and those interested in re- newable and non-renewable re- sources. "Predictive climatology as it develops will act as a rallying point for forestry, fisheries and oceanology and all those with a concern for the environment whether it be land, sea or air." Dr. McTaggart-Cowan said t h e Canadian meteorological service and the universities must work together to meet the coming challenge of climate prediction. He spoke at a meteorological symposium here. SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFIER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALIATION 10 MINUTE INSTAtlATION tIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFtERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES who got a kiss from Mrs. T! TORONTO (CP) It hap- pened so quiekly few saw it, but. Soviet Premier Alexei Ko- sygin got one final reminder of Canada before he left here for Cuba kiss from Margaret Trudeau. The incident happened as Mrs. Trudeau, wife of the prime minister, escorted Mr. Kosygin up the steps to his blue-and-while Aeroflot air- craft iin a remote comer of Toronto International Airport. A photographer for The Star said he witnessed the quick buss on the cheek but was unable to get a picture of it. Donald Macdonald, Can- ada's towering minister of de- fence, unwillingly blocked the view of many of the press as he went into the aircraft with Mr. Kosygin, Mrs. Trudeau, the premier's daughter and Senator Paul Martin. The Canadians said their final goodbyes in the privacy of the aircraft and then re- lumed to the tarmac. All AT 509 6th Avenue South INUTE UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 Prince treated ROME fAP) Greek King Constantino's two-year-old son, Prince Nicholas, was treated at a Rome hospital after mistak- ing medicine for candy. The child apparently swallowed about 10 anti-influenza pills, doctors said. 15" of Style for Winterproof 1o loe in ihe< proof sno made. Black. Waterproof Boots Sensibly Priced Women's 12" high vinyl model with Borg pile lin- ing and removable extra insole. Canadian made. Zippy Fashion for Young Miss Western Styling for Northern Winters Sturdy Canadian made bools with Nylon fleece lining and side zip- per. Brown. 10-13. 1-4. Men's and Boys' fully waterproof boot with heavy fleece lining ond stirrup strap. Walnut Brown. Boys' 3-6 Men's 7-12 PAIR PAIR Troop drills go ahead at Suffield DONALD MACDONALD No second thoughts Warm welcome for K HAVANA (Reuter) Thou- sands of Cubans crowded the streets of Havana Tuesday to give Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin a warm welcome as he arrived from Canada for a visit ot a few days. Leading the welcomers were Cuban Premier Fidel Castro and President Osvaldo Dorticos. Scores of trucks bristling with flags carried hundreds of school children and organization mem- bers along the route to the air- Shading themselves from the hot sun with posters bearing in Spanish and Russian such leg- ends as "Welcome Comrade Ko- the children waved red flags. The airport was decorated with huge portraits of Castro and Kosygm. A hijacked Ameri- can 747 jumbo jetliner awaiting permission to return to the United Stales stood in a corner of the field. PLACE PLANTS Along the route to the airport, combo bands played as munici- pal employees hastily placed potted plants in position. The plane carrying Kosygin, who finished an eight-day tour of Canada, was escorted into Havana by four Soviet-built MiG fighter planes from the Cuban air force. After walking down the ramp. Kosygin, waving and smiling at the' foot of the steps, threw his arms around Castro and gave him a warm hug, and did the same with Dorticos. A guard of honor from a cadet school presented arms as Lhe Russian national anthem was played. A Russian flag waved next to Cuba's and a 21- gun salute was fired. OTTAWA (CP) Deferse Minister Donald Macdonald said Tuesday that British troop exer- cises will go ahead as planned next spring in southern Alberta, despite contentions they will tin-eaten the natural environ- ment. Steve Paproski ton Centre) asked in the Com- mons whether the government was having second Ihoughts about the exercises "in light oi the negative ecology report on the possible consequences.. The report, carried out by three Edmonlon scientists behalf of Ihe federal defence and environment departments, svas reported to have concluded that grass fires started by gun- fire would be a major safety and environmental hazard on the 750 square miles of grass- land around Suffield, Alta. The Suftield area is about the only region of reasonably-undis- turbed mixed grass on the Prai- jurisdiction, :the report said. Agreement w a s announced Aug. 3 by the federal govern- ment to let British troops con- duct manoeuvres around Suf- field with tanks and othei tracked vehicles and guns. Replying to Mr. Paproski Tuesday, Mr. Macdonald salt the report of (he Edmonton sci- entists, "contrary lo being nega- j live, indicated that with the ex- ception of one or two sites on the Suffield reserve, it cou'd be effectively used for this purpose and it wiU be so used." MADE PUBLIC SOON Replying to a follow-up ques- tion from Walter Dinsdale (PC r a n d o n Environ- ment Minister Jack Davis said the report by the Edmonton sci- entists probably would he pub- lished officially later in the week. Mr. Dinsdale had quizzed the ministers Oct. 8 about the use ot Suffield for tank exercises, cit- ing at that time a complaint by the Canadian Wildlife Service and a proposal that the Suffield grasslands be made into a na- tional park. Mr. Davis said then that the wildlife service had been work- ing closely with the defence de- partment. Reports he had seen had shown that unique charac- teristics of the area would be preserved and not damaged in On Tuesday, Craig Stewart, Conservative MP for the Mani- any way. Experimental facilities for auiiuals good EDMONTON (CP) Facili- ties for experimental animals at the University of Alberta are above average, says Dr. John Gilman, executive direc- tor of the Canadian Council on Animal Care. Dr. Gilman. touring the ani- mal-rare facilities with an as- sessment panel of three scien- tists and one representative from the humane society, said in an interview that facilities have improved since the last assessment two years ago. "Two years ago the treat- ment of animals in biological sciences was quite question- he said. "Now it is very good." New labor bill to be revised OTTAWA (CP) The lan- guage of a proposed bill that would give unions the right to strike over the introduction of new methods of production is misleading and will likely be changed, Labor Minister Bryce Mackasey said here. Open Monday and Tuesday 9 ci.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p m Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. 10 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Committee post for B.C. IMP OTTAWA (CP) Robert Bor- ric George-Peace i River) today was elected vice- chairman of (he Commons In- dian affairs committee. j He takes over from Paul St. Pierre (L-Coast Chilcotin) who resigned to give full time to his new duties as parliamentary i secretary to External Affairs i Minister Milchell Sharp. The committee chairman is! Ian Watson Mr. Borne was Ihe unani- mous choice of Ihe committee. In olher business the commit- tee decided lo order Ihe printing of an additional 2.000 copies of its report on Indian schooling. The copies are needed lo moot a commil'ce decision lo distrib- tilc Iheir reports free of charge lo each Indian band in the coun- try. VISITING VOTKltS FRANKFORT, Ky. (API The attorney-general's office re- ports Hint 4H of Kentucky's 120 counties appear to have cxcos- ?ivoly hiph vote'1 rci.'islraihii. In fuel, he says, Morgan County, in eastern Kentucky, lists more voters than residents. Mr. Mackasey said in an in- terview that some critics have interpreted the some such a way as to suggest unions would be able to block desirable technological changes in industry. In fact, he said, the purpose of the bill is to encourage un- ions and managements to in- elude Icchnological-change provisions in normal collective- bargaining agreements. The minister said the labor department now is considering a modification of the bill which would encourage such bargain- ing without, jeopardizing innova- tions. The bill, lo reform federal in- dustrial relations legislation, has been sharply criticized by business executives who fear it might increase union power. In its original form, the bill would require managements to give 00 days' notice of major technological changes. Unions would have the right to bargain over the cffccls of the changes and, if no agreement resulted, would have the righl lo slrike in certain instances. Gels vears for clrulh ICDMONTON (CP) Mich- er Tclanko. 49 of Edmonton was sentenced to five years on a reduced charge of man- slaughter. lie orininally was charged with non-capital murder after Cecilia Slyre of Edmonton was shot June 5. Mr. Macdonald had rejected a toba constituency of Marquetle, proposal Oct. II that the exer- asked whether the government ciscs be held instead at the mill-1 has any plans for lary base near Shilo, Man. Thai! NATO allies al Shilo. training been said Mr. Macdon- ald, "an team has been in Shilo Ihe past several weeks looking at the possibility of arlillery training. At the j moment, the mailer is in the base wasn't big enough, he said. "While no agreement has exploratory stage." Everything has lo go! Right now Woolco is busy clearing our summer merchandise to make way for Ihe great, new Fall fashions! So shop early and pick yourself up a pair maybe two pairs of shoes in various styles, colours and materials like real popular crinkle patent! Sizes range from 5-10 ond they're all going for the low, low price of just PAIR Childs' Pull-On Snowmobile Boot in a tough Nylon Rubber combination with thick (ell liner to keep small feet snug ond worm! Navy. 6-13, 1-2. Zippered Snowmobile Boot for Dad and the Kids Nylon uppers, rubber soles and w u r m felt lining. In Navy, Brown and Red. Men's 7-12. Navy Only PAIR 3 6. Q n O Navy Only PAIR 7.OO Youlhs' 5-12, 13-3. At PAIR 0.44 10.38 Open Monday anil Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. lo 6 p m _ Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.) Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ;