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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y, 1V2 THE LTTHMID5I HRAIO Z5 Fire roars through hotel MOUNT McKINLEY, Alaska AP) Fire roared through the main section of the old hotel at the base of North America's tallest peak, with damage ex- pected to run more than mil- lion. No injuries were reported, and officials said a check of Mount McKinley Hotel records which were removed when the alarm was sounrjed indicated all ot the 300 vacationers and staff got out safely. New bus service starts shortly CALGARY (CP) The city's newest rush hour bus service, expected to serve as a proto- type for a rapid transit system, will begin Sept. 11. Transit officials had hoped the service, called the Blue Arrow Bus Express System, would be Inaugurated when school resumed Tuesday. But delays In receiving buses forced postponement. The system was first an- nounced last September and was to begin two months ater, but studies delayed it until this year. BABES will have downtown- bound buses running every VA minutes from a southwest ter- minal and from the McMahon Stadium parking lot in the northwest. Transportation director Bill Kuyt said the system will be monitored daily and an inter- im report on its success will probably be prepared next month. BABES will initially use Z6 new buses with several more in reserve. Buses will eventually be radio equipped to ensure that service cnn meet peak pas- senger periods and traffic con- gestion. They can also be used for radio controlled diai-a-bus ser- vice, Mr. Kuyt said, tmd the doorstep-to-doorstep concept is expected to come to some Cal- gary communlijts "hopefully later in the year." The operation o( BABES was originally planned for 18 hours a day but budget reductions reduced it to a rush- hour-only service covering lix hours. DOOMED THEMSELVES The habit of some dinosaurs of eating the eggs of probably played a part In bring- ing an end to dinosaurs. GUNMAN KILLED IN ROBBERY ATTEMPT Body of unidentified gunman is check- ed by police afler he was shot in an attempt to rob a check cashing agency in Brooklyn, New York._____________ Front shack to castle ORLANDO, Fia. ter a South Carolina plow- boy, it's a big step from a sharecroppers' shack to a million dollar castle. But Glenn W. Turner never was one to think small. The 37-year-old business- man, who started life in a charity ward, built a multi- million dollar business em- pire with a bottle of mink oil, in borrowed money and a driving personality that Wheat bill grinds in U.S. mill WASHINGTON (AP) Grinding in the United States congressional mill is an eat- more-wheat bill to boost bakery business. Opponents say it would also raise the consumer's grocery bill. The goal Is to spur an in- dustry research-and-advertising campaign. Or, In the words of a leading supporter, House agriculture committee chairman W. R. Poage Fishing battle rages REYKJAVIK (AP) The Icelandic gunboat Aegir cu into the trawling wires of an unidentified British trawler to- day in the fishing grounds o! the northwest coast, the Icelan die coast guard said. The incident was the first o Its kind between vessels of the two countries since Icehnr made its 500-mile fishing b'mi effective Friday. The limit bar been 12 miles. The coast guard said the Ae gir plotted the trawler's posi tion "well inside" the limil Tb3'trawler crew was not ar rested, The trawler skipper radioec news of the incident to Cmdr Charles Adams of the Britis support ship Miranda, whic called the Icelandic gunboa Odinn to protest the incident. The Odinn, also patrolling o the northwest coast, replie that Hie trawler was breakin Icelandic law. FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! In order to maintain and ex- id the demand and usage for heat-based products in the nited States, there is need for program on a national level administer research into ch matters as the nutritional lues of wheat-based products, w products, new uses for lasting products, and in the eparation and distribution of ucational materials to inform e general public of the bene- s ot wheat-based products." Poage's committee has ap- roved tlie measure and it is ue for House of Reprcsenta- ves action this week. The bill would set up a wheat .dustry council, to recommend the agriculture department hat the council needs for its Derations. The council would dminister the promotional pro- ram and collect assessments. ROPOSE ONE-CENT LEVY A one-cent levy would be put n each 100 pounds of proc- essed wheat during the opening ear of the the ate eventually rising to 2V4 ents a tlie ederal administrative expense would run annually. "Basically, the program will ive the backing of the federal