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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Hungry West Africa needs food quickly THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, September 17. 1973 5 nnn WWW INSURANCE (Initial Amount) (20-Year Decreasing Convertible Term Insurance) IT WOULD PAY YOU TO COMPARE THIS WITH ANY OTHER TERM PLAN MONTHLY PREMIUMS (P.A.C. Plan) Age S8.49 Age S10.06 Age Age S1 5.74 Age S8.95 S23.93 KENBELSHER OCCIDENTAL LIFE of California 439A HOLIDAY VILLAGE Phone 328-0944, Res. 328-0994 .A.fi Overseers .village chiefs and leaders in a community of Upper Volta check on distribution of grain. Toronto CN Tower climbing with care B> CHARLOTTE SAIKOWSKI Christian Science Monitor Mass famine in West Africa has been averted, but the 60 days ahead until a new crop i.s harvested in mid-October will be critical. So says Maurice J Williams.'President Nixon's special co-ordmator tor emergency relief to Sahel Atnca ijust south ot the Sahara as he ticks oft American el torts to provide both short-term and long-run aid to the drought-stricken region Alieck'd are six countries in north-western Alnea Chad. Niger. Mauritania. Upper Volta Mali and Senegal There are pockets of ex- treme distress.' says Mr Williams. you have a problem ot nutrition. People have been kept alive but in weakened condition There is also great sutfering in tribal communities beyond reach We're concerned, too. about the possibility of epidemic." GRAIN ON WAY Some 625.000 tons of gram Irom many donors already have been delivered or is on its way to the six-nation region, and this is enough to sustain lite lor the next two months But. says the aid of- licial. the problem at this point is distributing it over the vast region, which extends some miles Grain is piling up in the ports Drought has made the major rivers unnavigable. Truck tacihties are over- burdened, and the worst-hit areas are beyond the reach ol lailroads As a result, airhtts have been emploved and will continue until barges can go up the rivers RELIEF NEEDED Mr Williams deputy ad- ministrator ot the Agency tor International Development, estimates that emergency reiii'l tor the Sahel will be re- quired lor the next 12 to 15 months because the October crop will probably be only 50 per cent ol normal To date the world-relief ef- fort has totalled some million, ot which the United States has provided about a third Looking the current crisis, AID now is making a two-pronged ettort toward recovery ol the region. One aspect is, to assure as good a crop as possible in 1974 a year trorn now For this purpose a special task torce. working with the United Nations, is designing such projects as the sinking ot wells, ship- ment ol seed, and construc- tion ol water catchment basins and lood-storage facilities Mr Williams is meeting this month in Ougadougou, Uppei Volta. with heads of stale and minsters ol the six Sdhdian countries to discuss tetubilitation needs Within 30 altei that meeting it is hoped to have these projects under Second savs Mr Williams, planning has begun tor longer- teim solutions For instance, the I' S Government has in- vited the National Sciences to bring together specialists on arid land. will meet to look into the whole Sahelian drought problem From this meeting a permanent body ot inter- national expel is may even- UialK emerge AID is also in touch with the Massachusetts Institute ot to study the water i csources ot the Sahel and c o m e up with n e w approaches The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE OPTICAL MUSCRimON CO. TAKK step would appear to hi- the name ot this game A workman in- stalls battles ot wood inside the cooling tower ot a nucle- ar power station under eon struction at Port Clinton. Ohio. Cooling water will tlow the battles lo ot! heat created when the plant begins operating in 1975 WE DO AMMONIA REFRIGERATION FOR ICERINKS AND INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION Our qualified personnel headed by Ron Schrieber can handle any ammonia refrigeration needs you may have ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD. i 2214 43 St. PHONE 327-5816 TORONTO (CP) They're taking pains at the CN Tower to make sure that the foot structure won't go askew like Italy's Tower of Pisa did 800 years ago. They want no listing or lean- ing here. Alter drilling deeply for soil and shale samples, officials decided they had better get a first-hand look They drilled four holes 120 feet deep and 30 inches sent down two men in a cage. One was E I Robinsky of University of Toronto, a spe- cialist in soil engineering, and the other a photographer. Their reports did the job, al- though an official estimated about was spent on that "making-sure" operation But that's how it has been on the operation to put up the structure., which will become, on its scheduled completion next year, the world's tallest Iree-standing tower The tower, which will have tons of concrete and tons of steel, is being viewed with awe and interest from all sides Nubble bulbs WASHINGTON (AP) Federal Trade Commission in response to persis- tent complaints ol skin irrita- tion and infections among children, has launched an investigation ot bubble baths. OWNER TRANSFERRED 1421 Scenic Drive Luxurious custom built split level. 4 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces, 2'2 baths, den, dining room, large living room large front entrance Total development approx 2860 sq ft Attached garage, patio, plus many more extras PRICE Phone 328-4266 for appointment. No agents, please. Lethbridge Community Coiiege Invites applications for the following position Assistant Director in the School of Continuing Education DUTIES General supervision of on-campus evening programs including registration, assist in ad- ministration of all programs, assist in develop- ment and promotion of continuing education pro- grams, assist Director in selection o' personnel for courses, other related duties QUALIFICATIONS Academic training at Bachelor's level, teaching experience, experience in super- vising people, ability to work cooperatively with people APPLICATION DEADLINE September 26th, 1973 Interested persons should apply tor the Standard Application for Employment form to: Director of Personnel Lethbridge Community College Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 327-2141 Ext. 216 DORAN JOHNSON, Manager CECIL HAUSAUER, Sales 22 years with ADVANCE 20 years with ADVANCE Your design and estimating specialist Ask him for ideas and estimates storefronts and aluminum windows forall your glass and window needs LEONARD LUCHANSKY, Shop Foreman 28 years with ADVANCE Experienced in all phases of the glass and aluminum industry One of the ADVANCE group STEVE ZALIK, Glazier 12 years with ADVANCE. Specializing in all types of glass installations VERN SENNS, Glazier 7 years'experience Vern joined us from Regina has years of aluminum fabrication know-how HAROLD BROWN, Glazier 6 years'experience Our specialist in expert windshield replacement LETHBRIDGE SASH DOOR HAS ADVANCED! TO A NEW NAME, A NEW LOCATION AND NEW, STREAMLINED SERVICE IT'S NOW- ADVANCE GLASS ALUMINUM COMPANY LOCATED AT 231-12th ST. B NORTH, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. PHONE 327-1581 Lethbridge Sash Door has been well known to Southern Albertans since 1908. Our NEW name, ADVANCE GLASS ALUMINUM, says a little more about the services we now provide It alsc indicates that we are a member of the Advance Group of pioneer Southern Alberta building supply companies. At our NEW LOCATION you will find a complete modern glazing service, including n Store Fronts D Storm Windows Q Auto Glass a Furniture Tops n Mirrors D Shower Doors o Home Window replacements and Repairs a Kawneer and other leading brand names. Our thanks to all those contractors, home owners and other customers who have made our name so well known. Under our new name and at our new site we invite you to discuss your needs with the same helpful people who have served you for so many years. So remember the name: ADVANCE GLASS ALUMINUM COMPANY. A pioneer Lethbridge Company known for its ADVANCED IDEAS ADVANCED INSIGHT INTO YOUR NEEDS AND AN ADVANCED OUTLOOK! ADVANCE GLASS ALUMINUM COMPANY ;