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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Doctors on payroll? WINNIPEG (CP) The Manitoba Medical Association has expressed concern that a lot of public money will he spent on what it calls an "un- proven" scheme to set up 20 community health clinics in the province. Dr. Derek Gellman of Winni- peg, vice-president of the asso- ciation, told a news conference here there "is no reason to be- lieve these clinics would work well. No study shows there would be a financial benefit. The provincial government should await completion of a national study, expected next June, before making any ma- jor commitment to the devel- opment of community health centres, Dr. Gellman said. NATIONALIZATION NEAR Dr. Gellman, in an interview later said tha't from placing many of Manitoba's doctors on the province's payroll, it would be a short step to "nationali- zation, or provincialization, whatever you want to call it." Dr. Gellman's remarks were in response to a speech deliver- ed in St. John's, Nfld. earlier this week by Health Minister Rene Toupjn, in which the min- ister predicted that health care costs in Manitoba will rise 99 per cent in the next five years. Mr. Toupin said much of the projected increase was due to the "fee-for-service" system of paying for health care and what he called the "fragment, ed nature" of health services. CARPET and UNO (Complete Free Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE. 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE 'The Carpet House of the South" He said an alternative would be the NDP proposal for com- munitv health centres, with in- tegrated health and social ser- vices and doctors on salary. Dr. Gellman said members of the medical profession becoming more con" Two in running for nomination CALGARY (CP) -Robert Stanfield, national Progressive Conservative leader, will ad- dress the Calgary Centre fed- eral nomination meeting Sept. 30. Two candidates, Harvie Andre and Ron Helmer, are seeking the nomination in the riding now held by retiring MP Douglas Harkness. FOR SALE MOBILE HOME SITES VILLAGE of STIRLING 18 MltES SOUTH Of LETHBRIDGE Lots Fully Serviceable with water, sewer, natural gas and power Contact: NEIL WEBSTER, Sec.-Treosurer O'fice 756-3379 Residence 756-3481 are a-ned may be full-lime of the provincial about the possibility that even- tually they employees government. In another move, the Deputy Health Minister, J. Andre Ouel- lette, has sent letters to board members of seven health care institutions in the city, propos- ing that the province buy the institutions for a token The suggested takeover of Winnipeg General Hospital, Winnipeg Children's Hospital and five other institutions would be through government order-in-council. They all are owned by the city and get fi- nancial help from other govern- Suiurday, September 18, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD IS Medina charges reduced FORT McFIIERSON, Ga. i (AP) The military judge in Capt. Ernest Medina's court I martial ruled Friday that the jury cannot convict him of pre- meditated murder in the deaths in My Lai in 1908. It can convict him of no more than involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 100 Vietnamese civilians. The action by Col. Kenneth Howard left only one premedita- ted-murder charge before the jury, the case of a woman Me- dina is accused of shooting in a i rice paddy outside My Lai. j The judge earlier granted a defence motion for a directed acquittal of murder to the death of a small boy, whose shooting was allegedly ordered by Me- dina during the United States BtSIWBUYNOW! Honda is having the biggest year in history. Each model in the line is hot! Never before have there been such bargains in prices and in quality. It was impossible to meet the demand. Looking ahead, it seems inevitable prices will go up. We hope by not very much. But it could be substantial. This we promise Vou: Right now your dealer is offering the best deals ever on ;he best Hondas ever. Talk to him, test drive a Honda today! You'll never buy heller! Distributed by: Clark Simpkins Honda, 1506 W. 3rd Ave. Sold and serviced by these dealers: New evidence life exists elsewhere? WASHINGTON (AP) United States space agency sci- entists report they've found chemicals "of apparent extra- srrestria.1 origin" that repre- sent new evidence life may exist elsewhere in the universe. The evidence is chemicals from the Orgueil meteorite that ill in France in 1864. The scientists said they found six amino acids and eight types of "pyrimidine" chemicals in le meteorite. And they say new groups apparently ori- ginated somewhere deep in! space. The announcement marks the third time the same team of government scientists has re- ported finding evidence of "life- related chemicals in meteo- the remnants of shooting stars. The celestial dropouts are be- lieved to have originated in the belt of asteroids beyond Mars. They date from the time of for- mation of the solar system, 4.5 billion years ago. The team from the Ames He- search Centre of the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis- tration at Mountain View, Calif., discussed the new finds in a re- port to the 162nd national meet- ing of the American Chemical Society. Their report said the "pyrmi- dine" chemicals found in the Orgueil meteorite are similar to the "life" pyrimidine molecule which is one of the principal building-block molecules of the DNA genetic code chain, the "building block" of virtually all living organisms. PROTEST VOYAGE Crew members of the Can- ondicn fishing craft Greenpeace wave goodbye as the vessel prapares to pull out of Vancouver harbor. The Greenpeace is bound for Amchitka Island in the Aleu- tians, where the U.S. plans a five-megaton nuclear test blast. Labor force drops off EDMONTON (CP The i cent, of the province's work Alberta labor force declined by persons or about 1.4 pel- cent to in August, the regional office of the depart- ment of manpower and immi- gration said today. District economist Dave Swimmer said in a prepared statement the male labor force dropped to but this was persons more than in August, 1970. The female work force dropped to but this was 1.050 above the same month last year. Women made up 31.6 per Sleiiart bids for leadership REGINA (CP) Dave Ste- uart, 55-year-old former deputy premier, today announced he vill seek the leadership of the Saskatchewan Liberal party made vacant by the death in July of W. Koss Thatcher. Mr. Steuart, interim party leader, is the first to announce his candidacy for the Dec. 10 leadership convention. He said he expects three or four pcrfons mil seek the lead- ership at the Saskatoon conven- tion. Although no other candidates have declared themselves, Mr. Steuart said lie expects 43-year- old Cy MacDonald, former wel- fare minister and MLA for Milestone, migh: be the man to beat. force last month comparec with 32 per cent a year ago. Employment was 000 higher than August, 1970 Army operation at My Lai. Under the judge's ruling on the 100 deaths, Medina might also be convicted of the lesser offence of negligent homicide, which carries a one-year sen- tence as a maximum. Involun- tary manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of three years. Before the judge's action, Me- dina stood charged with the pre- meditated murder of the 100 ci- vilians by refusing to intervene and discovering that his troops were murdering them. Defence lawyer F. Lee Bailey I said afterward at a news con- ference that the judge took the action because he found the U.S. government's charges not 1 substantiated by its evidence. American killed near Killam KILLAM (CP) An elderly woman from Massachusetts was killed in a two-car colli- j sion near this east-central Al- berta community. Police have identified the victim as Fannie Colborne, 67, of Melrose, Mass. Her husband Orland, 65, was in Killam hospital in "com- paratively good said the nursing supervisor. "He's suffering mostly from shock although he had some slight abrasions." Vancouver LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 OPEN FRIDAYS TO 9 P.M. COUGH'S AUTO BODY LTD. AUTGL 206 llth STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-5145 AFTER HOURS PHONE 328-9812 SOUTH PLAZA BARBER SHOP ZEtLERS-SAFEWAY SHOPPING CENTRE ON MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE extends a welcome to DANNY DANFORTH formerly of Weyburn, Sask. 20 experience and well qualified as a partner in the Drop in ond see Peter or Danny soon Phone 378-2757 Due to Popular Public Demand The Lethbridge Sketch Club will hold an additional INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOP Wednesday Afternoon p.m. Commencing Sept. 22nd for those unable to attend evening workshops under the supervision of Mrs. Cathy Evins Please register at workshop or Phone 327-8653 for any additional information Fees for 1 year (Workshops) (Membership) OTHER INSTRUCTION WORKSHOPS p.m. Mn. Dorothy Potenon p.m. Mrs. Cathy Evini AT THE BOWMAN ARTS CENTRE Sept. 13th thru 18th ie Friendly DALLAS TAVERN Opportunities at Kaiser Resources FIRST AID ATTENDANT If you hove the experience ond hove o B.C. In- dustrial Ticket, you are invited to apply for this re- sponsible position with one of Canada's largest min- ing projects. Excellent working conditions with a fine team of highly skilled people. Apply with full resume to t MR. G. N. CROSSFIELD KAISER RESOURCES LTD. P.O. BOX 2000 SPARWOOD, B.C. UNION 76 IS HAVING AN INTRODUCTION SALE Mr. Steve Spi- sak, owner-les- see, is pleased to introduce Mr. Martin Hudecek as his new ser- viceman. Martin hos a wealth of experience and has been u li- censed for o v e i 2 years. STEVE SPISAK MARTIN HUDECEK TUNE-UP SPECIALS In Effect Until Saturday We will install Autolite ipark plugi, point! and condenser Complete check on Sun Scope Engine Analyzer Clean battery post> Check charging system Condition of engine Check PCV valve Condition of distributor Condition of tpark plug wires Adjust carburetor idle mixture All work guaranteed Sept. 25 SIX CYLINDER Reg. 26.50 ,95 18 EIGHT CYLINDER Reg. 33.40 ,95 24 WHEEL BALANCE Reg. 2.75 Includes weights NOW, PER WHEEL 1 ,75 "Hunter" (on the car) ipln balance STOP IN FOR A COMPLIMENTARY WINTER SAFETY CHECK UNION 76 MAGRATH SERVICE uniBn Moyor Magrath and 4th Ave. S. Phone 328-9766 STOP IN AND GAS UP FOR FREE GIFTS 43RD ANNUAL B.P.O. TONITE AT P.M. IN THE CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE LETHBRIDGE ALL PROCEEDS FOR LETHBRIDGE ELKS CHARITIES Join In The Fun And Excitement TICKETS CASH 1.00 EACH ;