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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, Seplgfflbir 13, 1971 Patty reports proposed at Banff session Up-to-the-minute medical concept planned BANFF, Alta. (CP) Tire College of Family Physicians of Canada hopes to set up a board of doctors thai report daily from across the cojntry and provide a readily-available national picture of illness for use in health.care planning. "What we need is the wherew- ithal to do Dr. D. I. Rice of Toronto, executive director of the college, said Sunday night. The college has applied for a federal grant to set up the pro- ject, called the "illness observa- tion he told a news con- ference. II would like lo get lo a year for Ihree years. "The concept is thai across the country we would have our membership reporting on a reg- ular basis on what is happening in their flu, side reactions lo drugs and ve- nereal disease Incidence, for ex- ample." Dr. Rice said ebout 50 doctors in each province would be will- ing to undertake tlie daily re- porting. A director and staff would co- ordinate the data and provide weekly reports based on the members' findings. "If one then had a map of the country, you could show clumps of disease in particular Dr. Rice said. "If you studied these over a period of years you would begin to notice trends of unit disease." The Illness observation was one o[ tour projects dis- cussed at a board of directors meeting preceding today's open- ing of a four-day educational as- sembly of 500 family practition- ers from across Canada. The board also recommended studies of the role of family doc- tors and the number of family doclors available in Canada, their present role, where they are practising and what are the needs of Ihe public. A committee on practice man- family doctor works, whether in n group or alone, and find out how he can function more effec- tively and receive greater satis- faction. The college also will look into communication within the pro- fession, said Dr. Bruce Halliday of Tavistock, Ont., president-e- lect. Main topics at the conference will be community health needs nnd clinical education to keep family doctors informed on ad- agement will look into ways Uie i vances in medicines. About one half of practising doctors have not been trained lo give lite kind of care they are giving, an English physician loir1, the conference Sunday. Dr. P. S. Byrne of Manchester said juany doclors "have trained in hospital for practise hi the community." "The real tragedy of our dis. satisfied young general practi- tioners has not been that they can no longer practice in hospi- tal, but that they were only trained in hospital." Resist drug pressure Interpol members urged OTTAWA (CP) The United States, maintaining that canna- bis drugs are harmful, has urged Interpol members to re- sist any pressure (o make mari- juana or hashish legal. Such pressure exists in sev- eral of Intei-pol's in member countries, nolably Canada, where a youth commitlee ap- pointed by State Secretary Ger- ard Pelletier has recommended that marijuana be made legal. A 20-member U.S. delegation to the International Criminal Police Organization including James J. Rowley, director of the U.S. Secret Sen-- ice, led the debate against can- nabis. As the conference ended Sat- urday, delegations representing Medical dispute likely to end soon VANCOUVER (CP) Brit- Ish Columbia's doctors and Heallt Mi n i s t e r Ralph Loffmark have drawn up n Ihree-pdrt agreement aimed at ending a dispute between gov- ernment and the medical pro- fession over the minister's right to intervene In doctor's privileges. The agreement, outlined day by Dr. A. C. Waldie, presi- dent of the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons, calls for: A co-operative approach by Minister feels tests to be banned EDMONTON (CP) Cana- dian protests will lead to can- cellation of a proposed nuclear test explosion on Amchitka Ts- land an Edmonton pastor said during the weekend. "We believe President Nixon Is sensitive enough to listen to our Rev. Robert Pearson of St. Luke Lutheran Church said in an interview. "I really think we're going to stop this blast." Mr. Pearson is chairman of a group called Canadian Coali- tion, which was formed last June to protest the planned un- derground nuclear test in Alas- ka in October. Mr. Pearson, a chaplain at the University of British Colum- bia for nine years, said Cana- dian Coalition is opposed to the test on a moral level and on the grounds that the effects of the explosion will be harmful to marine and fowl life off Alaska and British Columbia. He said a telegram of protest will be sent to President Nixon when he meets with Emperor Hirohito of Japan in Anchorage, Alaska, Sept. 26. CABPET and UNO (Complete fret Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "ThB Carpet Houso of the Soulh" doctors and the government to the distribution of medical manpower; Establishment of an appeal procedure for doctors applying to join hospital staffs; and Creation of a board to advise the government on the need for, and distribution of, very costly "super specialist" facili- ties and care, such as organ transplants and open-heart sur- gery. The tentative agreement, the results of weeks of argument and discussion, is contained in a so-called statement of prin- ciples to be studied by the cabi- net, the college's council and the B.C. Medical Association. The profession first became embroiled in a bitter dispute with the government following an order-m-council which gave Mr. Loffmark the right to de- cide which doctors could prac- tise in which hospitals. Dr. Waldie and Dr. W. J. Cor- belt, president of the medical association, both said the min ister indicated that the order would be replaced by a new one, or by legislation, if all three bodies accept the pro- posed agreement. Details of the agreement will not be made public Lntil the cabinet and the medical organi- zations have seen it. But Dr. Waldie said he decided to dis- close the pact's general nature because news reports had indi- cated Mr. Loffmark backed off from his original position while doctors never changed theirs. Wildlife liarrassed CALGARY have been seen harrassing wildlife near the eastern edge of Banff National Park, say Bow hunters who have stalked game in the area. Chuck Gordon, chief game enforcement officer for the re- gion, said the Alberta Wildlife Act authorizes anyone to shoot such dogs without legal liability. incurring The act applies lo private as well as crown land and the only exception involves dogs used in hunting cougars under special countries from Algeria to Viet nam had supported resolutions that would put more pressm- en the illicit drug trade. Canada's representative Inlerpol, a Paris-based clearin house for information on crim is the HCMP. Commissionc L. Higgitt was elected Inter pol vice-president for the Wes ern Hemisphere. Major resolutions approver, by the congress include one asserting that the latest re search indicates that use of c; nabis "is indeed harmful" am leads to stronger drugs. Supported by Middle Eastern countries that are the ma sources of marijuana and hasl ish, the resolution urged mei sures to eliminate legal cultiv; tion of the weed. A similar resolution urge that legal opium crops be pn gressively limited and that ne steps be taken to eliminate ill gal crops. In Eome Middle Eas ern countries, recent steps elude execution of drug-law vi lators. A resolution from France where American-bound opium refined into heroin, proposec that severe prison penalties ir elude post-release restriction on international movement drug offenders. The suspensio of passports arid other travi documents was proposed. Inlerpol, in association wit the United Nations, is expectec to provide more training for p( lice in smaller countries o drug recognition and trade. WILL STUDY TRADE Interpol agents arc to b placed in specific regions I study and report upon trac patterns. The use of dogs ti sniff out drugs Is expected to in crease as a result of discussions here. An Intcrpol survey estimate that police stop less than 10 pel cent of the drug traffic, said t be growing in all countries. The Interpol assembl brought delegates from a recoi 95 countries, most of them to policemen from forces desij nated to represent Interpol. Customs and immigratio men, security officers for bank and airlines, and observer from the United Nations snc other international bodies, in eluding tlie Panarab Social De- fence Organization, were in at tendance. Member countries of Interpol which began in 1923. include AI geria, Cuba, Yugoslavia, Chile and many tiny countries, sue] as peaceful Nauru Island in UK South Pacific. "The moment an intemationa airport is built, the first to ar rive are our Interpo Paul Dickopf said, ex plaining why so many smal countries are members. "We follow." te predicted that Communisi countries such as Russia an; joined in the 1930s and maintained member ship after becoming Communist will join Inlerpol. "They have no need to Mr. Dictopf, retired head of the West German federal police said. "But once they open their borders, they will have to co-op- erate." El Rancho Offers... Dine Out With Us Mealtime fun In our relax homey almoiphere and we ha a varied menu that li curtain to plea everyone! ENJOf OUR LUNCHEON BUFFET SMORGASBORD Every Monday to Friday! Roierve Early To Avoid A flfl Diiappoinlmnnll JiWW SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. tm In our Ncenieci Dining Roornl MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 327-3701 FERN FLOOD Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink. Water sur- rounds Ihe courthouse nnd many other buildings in Slnton, Texas, following heavy rains dropped by Iropical storm Fern. Boats had to bo used to transport people stranded in the buildings. Can't satisfy everyone claims prime minister Nine people in Alberta By T71E CANADIAN near Boyle, 75 miles nort At least 11 persons were Edmonton. Their name ed in accidents on the not released. during the weekend, nine in 10-vear-old boy was trair berta. At least 68 people lo death Friday night a across attempted lo herd som A Canadian Press through a gate on hi from 6 p.m. local times farm 19 miles north to midnight Sunday of Cochranc, 15 mile shows that two people died of Calgary. Hi accident in Manitoba, was not released. Saskatchewan was fatality In Alberta, John Mc-Callum, 2, drowned Friday night when he fell Into a near his farm home at Centre, 145 miles northeast of Bernard Gagnon, 33, ot ton was killed Saturday Ills car collided with a school rms that had been into a Bernice Hamilton, 25, of monton was killed Saturday when she was struck by a .ruck as she walked along a highway near Gainford, (CP) A repor on the land dealings of cit solicitor J.D. Salmon and cit litigation on solicitor J. P. Lox miles west of the two of any misus Lawrence Bennett, 22, their office. Wesllock and Annelle Cunningham of Vimy were killed Saturday in a three-car collision near Slave it says they could bt dls missed because the manner i which they conducted privat dealings could have a prejud Michael Brand, 19, of effect on the city's inter gary drowned Saturday or reputation. swimming in a backyard poorly managed bus A 61-year-old man and a affairs of a land develop year old from company of which the Boyle district were killed the principals could lea day night when a car a "lack ol confidence" in th wiih a road packer on legal department, the re said and made then vu to summary dismissa Veteran solicitors were suspenc ed Sept. 3 on the strength o report but city council re artist them four days later debated the matte TACOMA, Wash. (AP) several hours before coi Jordan, composer, ragtime the men had not take ano artist and of their positio died here Saturday at the the city for personal gain of being reinstated, Mr Born in Cincinnati, said he would resigi lad lived in Tacoma since has not done so. Mr. Lov after a musical career that no comment. ,aken him across the lawyer A n g u and lo Europe as a conducled a close nstrumentalist and musical inlo the solicitors ranger for such stars as and concluded the Armstrong, Eddy Duchin, W. not conduct their busines. landy and Jelly Roll but "there is not th He mote music for indication that an iogers, Ethel Merman, employee has misuset Jones and Blossom information." Jj ifatA- V- >3 IwlC lit TUC 1- OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister heard some tough talk, and dispensed some hard truths of his own, on his two-day tour of Eastern Ontaiio Uiat ended Saturday Most of the complaints heard on the trip through seven centres dwelt on the counlry'c economic ills continued infla- tion and unemployment and the pb'ght of the poor and the old. But Mr. Trudeau responded hat the government is choosing he best courses available, not- ing it could not satisfy all the >eoole all the time. That message was made for ilgh school students in Picker- ng, manpower trainees and a press conference in Pcterbor- lugh, lown meetings in Port lope and Cornwall and a radio jot-line show in Belleville. Encounters at a Liberal party reception in Oshawa Friday and he coimty fair at Picton Satur- day were less disputatious. Some of Ihe toughest talk came at Hie last stop of the our, the town meeting in Corn- wall. CRITICAL Mayor Nick Kaneb accused be government of pursuing nti-inflalion pob'cies thai had ed to unacceptable levels of un- mployment, without eradicat- ing inflation itself. Cornwall, with unemployment unning about 20 per cent, had jeen especially hit by specded- p tariff reductions that were qusezing out Ihe products of he city's tcxtilo and chemical industries. Mr. Trudeau agreed imem- loyment was noted that oda had the loii'C.sl inflation ate of the western world. Regional incentives were e 1 p i n g slow-growth regions, owcver. And tho new textile temporary iriffs to allow firms lo improve heir tid Corn- all. A broader range of tariffs ould endanger the free Hade helped Canada export a i.irler of its total production y prompting other countries lo roloct Ihcir own industries. At tlie town meeting in Port The association presented a If the freeze were much on a questionnaire sent lo beefed about continued inflation and unemployment; lack ot a for- eign-ownership policy; lack of a national farm products market- ing law; the proposed capital gains taj, and Mr. Trudeau's travels away from Ottawa. While Mr. Ttudeau defended his fight on the cost of ac- knowledged that the appeal for voluntary price and wage re- straints had not met adequate success. Now, with Inflation and unem- ployment combined, the prob- lem was even harder. But the prime minsiter seemed to dampen prospects for manda- tory controls, such as the tem- porary wage-price freeze im- posed for three months in the U.S. During a temporary freeze, people would hold the line to stay out of jail, then "grab what we missed" when the freeze ended. 10 years, a huge bureaucracy, economic ineffi- ciency and black-marketeering would result. VVI1A PONDER CONTROLS Citing the questionnaires' re- sults showing fiO per cent pf those replying favored manda- tory controls, Mr. Tnideau said the government would "put that Calgary in ils pipe and smoke it." "We may ask you again be- Weather and road report 52 SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II L Prc 73 U 70 42 75 54 48 48 53 43 Pincher Creek Penticton Victoria Kamloops Vancouver Medicine Hat Edmonton (18 72 66 75 77 37 fore deciding to do it Because we want you lo Hunk it over." To the manpower trainees in Jasper 55 37 Banff 57 43 67 39 70 41 75 40 .25 Saskatoon Toronto Ottawa B Peterborough, and pensioners j Montreal calling the hot-line show, Uie Halifax message was: The government could not hope to give every- body everything at once. ope tho night before, similar Dmplajntj wore Un local Liberal ujodaUon. Nine cars derailed, four hurt WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. (CP) returning from a Pacific Great Eastern Railway Northern inaugural run finished their trip hy air Sunday after nine cars of the 1-1 car pool train left the rails 15 miles south of this Cariboo region community Saturday. Four crew members were Ifiken lo hospital here with in- juries suffered when the dining car they were in overturned. Cause of the derailment was not known and PGE officials would nol comment on the In- cident. Frascr McLean, deputy pro- vincial IrnnsporUilion minister, one of the government officials returning on the train, said after the accident that his de- parmcnt nnd the PGE would bold lavwUgationj. Jhis tiny ZENITH hearing aid Zenith's remarkable Z-70 Is Just one of 18 quality Zenith hearing aids._ One ol them __n. might be just VA. T right tor you At no Ight for yoi obligation, test-hcnr a Zenith hearing sid today. Zenith hearings priced From tho Quality goes In before nnma on. Mill ol bllnf in thil coupon lor (apy Df frnlln'l "Sound i Heirjnf" Booklet. LEISTER'S MUSIC Paramount Theatre fildg. tCTHflRIQSE Cliarlottetown Chicago..... New York Miami Los Angeles San Francisco Denver Las Vegas Phoenix...... 82 74 90 76 91 72 88 62 81 107 77 110 82 FOIIECAST Calgary: Cloudy becoming sunny near noon today. Light showers in n ferf' localities this morning. Highs 60 to 65. Mainly sunny Tuesday. Brisk west winds. Highs uear 60; lows to- night 35 to 40. Ledibridge-illcdicine II a t regions: Cloudy periods tills morning. Sunny this after- noon highs (5 lo 70. nialiily sunny Tuesday. Brisk west winds, llrghs near lows toniglit near 40. Kootenay, Columbia Sunny today and Tuesday except for some cloudy pciiods in the Co- lumbia district. Highs today and Tuesday 65 to 70. Lowi to- night 40 (o 45. NEW ALLIS CHALMERS Mode! G and Mode! F COMBINES and Model 240 Potato Harvesters at WHOLESALE PRICES Phone now or write: General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-316J OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In bridge District arc Ihe Leth i dry and in good duvlrg condl- bare amMlion. ronrs OF ENTRY (Opening and closing Couits 21 hours: Cnrwny 5 a.m. lo 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonila 7 a.m. lo B p.m.; flnoscvillc, D.C. 7 n.m. to II p.m.; Kingsgale, B C., 24 hours; Porlhlll-Rykcrts o a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 a.m. lo 9 p.m, Wlldhorsc, 7 to B p.m. Logan Pnss open 24 hours daily. ;