Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 27

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 38

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta y, September 1, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 27 OUSTED FROM COURTROOM A polLeman ejects a woman demonslrator from the courlroom in San Francisco's Hall of Justice, while man at left complains aboul his handling by another officer. It happened when Ihe mother of Soledad Brother John Cljlchetle was ordered removed from the court hearing. Thai set off a wild melee in which several persons were injured and th? courtroom was cleared. Hold everything the earth is sinking n.v noo cuitnm WASHINGTON (CP) The earth is sinking, says the chid geodesisl of the United States National Ocean Survey, and North America's Atlantic coast and parts of the Great Lakes area are sinking [aster than most o[ the rest of Uic world. diaries Whitlen, a student of the earth's changes Tor more than 40 years, says the tremendous increase in in- dustrial activity accompanied by ever-widening demands for water is partly responsible [or the phenomenon. Tn some areas, withdrawal o[ deposits nf petroleum and coal has the same result. He sees "real and serious hazards" in these areas, pos- sibly as eaily as Hie next 50 to ICO years. WliiUon, who recently gained wide recognition [or his remarkable earthquake forecasts, based his findings on studies durmy the last three or [our years by geo- detic [ield parties of the Na- tional Ocean Survey, a branch of the commerce department. Th3 results are reported in the current issue oC the de- partment magazine. Com- merce Today It is no secret that the earth is an unstable natural forces such as earth- quakes, storms and volcanoes are conslantly altering its face. But now scientists say the continents are not only sinking slowly but also rising and 'ilting, as the earth ro- tates. TOWARD CANADA For example, Washington, B.C., is moving toward Can- million years ago it was near the present site of Richmond, Va., 100 miles southwest o.r Seat- tle, Wash is expected to be located 100 milt; south of its present position in the next 10 million years. Europe and Asia apparently are moving clockwise, in the opposite direction to that of North America, and some- what more slowly--about four degrees every 10 million years. However, the article adds: "In North America evidence ef these changes is seen, in the slow but inexorably rising wa- ters which impuri homes and industries along the Atlantic and gulf coasts and some of the Great Lakes." The Atlantic coast from Portland, Me., to New York has cither sunk as much as TO inches in this century or Ine ocean has risen by Uie same amount, possibly a combina- tion of both. Computations were based on surveys made 40 to 80 years ago. While the New England coast was subsid'ng at the rate of alreul one-quarter inch a year, northern Illinois ap- peared to ave risen approxi- mately 18 inches in the last seven decades. Thus, the arti- cle says. "Ihc continent from Wisconsin-Michigan to the At- This is what happens when you die TORONTO (CP) Leslie Sliarpc is still mystified by death, but his rar.ollertion of sensations beyond the curtain of life have helped ease the fears of many facing the pros- pect of dying. The heart of Mr. Sliarpe, 66-year-old head of a Toronto printing firm, stopped beating for tliree minutes and 11 sec- onds after a cardiac arrest in May, 1970. During that time, he re- ported later in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, be. was able to observe him- self "face to face" and float through a vaporous space of strange colors. After his heart attack in a Racing pigeon fanciers in a flap LONDON (CP) Does a hcming pigeon ever get Icsi? Maybe briefly but not for- ever, says an expert, soothing the pargs ci Britain's frantic pigeon fanciers who walched of the feathered racers take off and fear Lliat something has gone wrong with their radar. The birds, valued at a total o[ some failed to reach hcme after three days on a 150-mile fogbound run. The faithful began to question that rcdoubtab! claJm that just as Lhe Canadian Mountie always his man. the Brit- ish pigccn always makes it home. "IL could he the worst disas- ter ui (he history ol pigeon said Harry Bexon. secretary of Ihe Nbrih End Federation, cue of the big Derbyshire pigeon clubs. Pigeon racing, started in 1896, is big spoil in Britain. Last Saturday birds were released simultaneously From points in the north of England lo race for honors lo homing grounds in the Mid- lands. Afier four hours, worried of- ficials reported only about 30 pigeons had homed in their loiis. Th-3 others, trainers and breeders concluded, may have nin into bad weather and, as Bexon explained, "lost their way, unbelievable as it may sound for pigeons." "They now could either be in Scotland or even on the Condominium housing catching on in Canada he surmised. "Homing pigeon racing will take a long time to recover from the disaster." hospital bed, he said liis head flopped over and "almost im- mediately I saw myself leave my body, coming out Ihrough my head and shoulders." "The body was sorr.ewhal transparent, although not ex- actly in vapor form. Watch- ing, I thought, 'so this is what when you die.' More than a year after hos- pital emergency learns re- vived Mr. Sharpe and ended his eerie excursion, the busi- ressman says the publication cf his medical journal article has "caused a lot of things to happen." For one thing, the wide- spread response lo his article has made him introspective and thoughtful about religion and man's destiny on earth, although "I'm still mystified and still searching." His says the description of his experience also has helped many people face the prospect of death without terror or panic. Dr. Barrie de Vcber, a Lon- don, Ont., p2diatrician who became interested in Mr. Sharpe's case after publica- licn of the medical journal ar- ticle, says Ihe Toronto man's story "helps people believe in a life after death." "Believing makes both liv- ing and dying he says, adding tliat he welcomes any evidence lhat can indicate to patients with fatal illnesses that death is nothing more than the prelude to a joyous, eternal life with ones loved lanlic coast is therefore tilting almost feet a century." These rates may seem small, Whilten said, but "the effects are subtle" and they affect the maintenance of pro- per water levels, especially in the Grcal Lakes syslem. Whitten re- ported, "there are greater threats for future flooding along the gulf coast, the New England coast and parts of Ihs Great Lakes. TJe rates of subsidence arc substantial. "When these effects are combined with the effect of a slowly rising level nf oceans resulting from (he melting of ice caps and glaciers, there will be real and serious haz- ards in future years, probably as early as the nexl 50 to 100 year s, confronting these coastal regions." Whitten gained considerable attention earlier tliis year with a paper linking the earth's "wobble" as il spins Ihrough space wilh earth- quakes. He said the wobble reaches a peak in seven-year cycles and that tliis year would be a bad year for earthquakes. Weeks later Cal- ifornia and PakislanwereWt ifornia and Pakislar were hit wilh severe earthquakes. Boyle's Column NEW YORK (AP) Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: How about giving a salute to the living Americans who have passed their 100th birthday? May they all have a long and happy life! Speaking of the elderly, a British medical researcher advances the heartening view that many of the signs of so- called as men- tal confusion and disorienta- often merely the re- sult of dietetic deficiences. "Many of the he said, "tend to live entirely on a diet consisting of potatoes and a few slices of bread and jam." It was expensive to have a sweet tooth hi 17th century England. A pound of sugar cost H chickens. Straight ahead. In Australia there is a stretch of railway track which goes for 320 miles without a curve. Illuminating: Who first in- vented gaslighting? Probably the Chinese in the lOlh cen- tury, says the Nalional Geo- graphic Society. They cap- tured natural gas in adders and bags as it leaked from the ground. When light was needed, wealthy householders had a servant punch a Iwle in one of tlie stored bags and ig- nite the gas as it escaped. Ahhhli-Choo- Hay fever is no longer an ailment merely to be sneezed away. Its 16 mil- lion victims in the United Stales alone spend an esti- mated million a year for treatment of it. It can easily be avoided, however, by sim- ply moving to a deep cave or one of the polar caps. By PETER LEICHMTZ Canadian Press Staff Writer c e n t u- ries-oid concept in home-own- relatively new to Canada. But they rapidly are becoming a major means of home-ownership in many of Canada's larger cities. Rising land and construc- tion costs in major cities have made it virtually impossible for many families to own their own single detached homes. Condominiums are adapta- ble to any type of structure. They may be high-rise apart- ment home s, townhouses, row-houses or even individual structures. Sinec they allow a denser population ratio, as compared to single detached homes, large tracts ot land arc not necessary for their de- velopment. Construction costs are reduced by mass-produc- tion techniques. Archaeologists have fouaid records of condominium own- ership in Babylonia in about 2000 BC. In Canada, condominiums have lieen available for only about five years. A Cross-Can- ada Survey by the Canadian Press indicates that accept- ance is growing in many areas. According lo Central Mort- gage and Housing Corp.. the country's national mortgage lender, a condominium is a dwelling in which the owner holds a deed lo an inside liv- ing area and owns, jointly with other owners, common elements such as elevators, landscaping, halls, swimming pools, parking arca.s and lob- bies. There arc no significant differences among provinces. INSIDE ONLY A specific living area is de- scribed as the inside walls, floors and ceiling of any unit. Thus, a condominium owner may own Ihe inside of his win- dow's, but Ihc outside may be considered part of the com- mon areas. A condominium differs from a co-opcralive eorporalion, which holds all lilies and deeds lo the property. Co-op- rralivc residents must pur- chase shares in the corpora- tion and in relurn receive ex- clusive righls In Ihe use of a unil in Ihc projcci. If individuals wish to leave they must sell their shares back to the co-operative cor- poration. In a condominium, individu- als own specific units. They receive title for the unit and have, the right lo rent, lease or dispose of the properly in any manner they wish. They also have Ihe right to modify or renovate their units to their liking, so long as such changes do not affect the common elements of the de- velopment. Thus, an owner may remove a wall separat- ing two rooms, but cannot, without the consent of the con- dominium's direc-tors. install awnings over his windows. Every condominium devel- opment must have a board of directors. The board consists of elected home-owners and representatives, of the develo- per. In most developments, are provisions for the eventual elimination of the de- veloper's reprcscnattion. HIRE MANAGERS It is the board's task lo en- sure all mainlcnancc and re- pairs are carried onl and lo rule on proposed development chnnges. In many develop- ments the actual day-to-day rumiine of Ihe condominium is tuned over to a professional managoninct company. Owners also are responsible for their shr.rc of costs in- curred in running Ihe removal, grass culling and upkeep of com- mon areas. is the major factor which appeals lo prospective buyers. The average price nf a l.ownhnrse condominium in 1070 was S21.I2I, according to H national survey by the On- tario Housing Corp. This compares with an esli- m.itrd r.vprace of to tor a new douched home in Canada's major cil- ies, according to figures sup- plied by the Housing and Urban Development Associa- tion of Canada. The big unknown faclor sur- rounding condominiums i s l.hcir resale value. They sim- ply nol on Ihc hous- ing market long enough. Most realtors agree, how- ever, tliaf condominium ro.- salc prices should compare favorably with those of de- lached homes. The only available dala is from the Onlario Housing Corp., winch said tire average condominium resale in Can- ada during 1970 produced a profit of Prairie Pro v in ccs: The provinces passed legislation in 1963 allowing condominium development, which in most instances expanded previous legislation allowing co-opera- tive ownership. Robert M. Clarkson of the Manitoba Housing and Re- newal Corp.. says of Ihe two condominium developments in Manitoba the MHRC provided the initial financing lor the second development, now under way. fn Saskatchewan, about 100 units have been built, mainly in Regina. The province gives home-builder grants to condominium owners, just as it does lo buyers of single family unils. IN ALBERTA Alberta has a total of 874 condominium unils. the ma- jority of (hem townhouses. ,1. B. Renton, of Paragon Properties Lid., says: "The Calgary are is one of the few cities in Canada wiUi low enough land cosls where the average wage-earner can ex- pect lo own his home on his own properly." The cily has Iwo condomi- nium developments, wilh a (bird bcmg buill. Prices range from for a tliree-hed- room lownlmuse In S75.000 for a luxury apartment. The Al- berta government does nol fi- nance condominiums and all existing developments have been financed by conventional lenders. HEAR TRAVEL EXPERTS OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian government Iravcl bureau will hold its third annual con vcntion seminar here Oct. 5 and 6, parl of the bureau's pro- gram to bring more interna- tional meetings lo Canada. Rep- resentatives of all sectors of Ihc travel industry will hear from experts in Ihe field of in- i tcrnalional convonlions. STOP MINE SEARCH BONN (AP) The West Ger- man navy closed n chanter of history wilh an announcement here that ils minesweeper unil has abandoned Ihe clearing of Second World War mines from coastal waters. SIMPSONS-SEARS Made-to-Measure SUIT SALE Now you can style your suit FOR AS LOW AS Dff-lhe-rack suits restrict your selection. This Made-To- Measure suit sale opens the door to a whole new you. Almost unlimiled selection of colours and patterns. All wool worsteds and flannels. Sizes 47 and over, slight extra charge. Please allow 6 weeks for delivery. A Madc-To-Mcr.snrc Siiil Everyone Can Afford. 2 or 3 bulton singlc-hreasled wilh wide lapels. New pocket styling and fancy backs. In Browns, Blue, 'Tn nn Grey, Olive and New Aubergine............... Our brsl Madc-To-Measnre Snit. 2 or 3 bulton single- breasted slyling wilh wide lapels and flaps. Fashionable pocket treatment and fancy backs. Flare or straight leg trousers. Checks, Geometries, Pin Dels, Stripes or Plains. Browns. Greys. Blues or Olive Greens A great suif! Reg. to ?HO............. JJ.W f ff? STORE HOURS: Open Dally 9 a.m. lo p.m. Wednesday 9 nm. lo 0 p.m. Thunday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Cenlre Village. Tclrphonn 358-9231 ;