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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THl! LETH8RIDGE HERAID Fiidoy, Seplumbor 11, 1973 Arabs, Africans oppose terrorism debate at UN UNITED NATIONS (CP) proposal by Secretary-Gen- ral Kurt Waldheim that the eneral Assembly take up the issue of terrorism ran into spir- ed opposition from African and Arab countries Thursday. The 41-uation African group idicated it will attempt to ave the question of terrorism LOST HIS OCELOT Mr. Endro Szasz h'olds his pet alligator, Pussy Cat, which has become listless since the family's pet ocelot was stolen from his Toronto home Tuesday in robbery. The robbery has affected the family's other pets also. Maxie, the Hungarian hunting dog has lost his appetite while Honey, their South American hunt- ing bear, turned up her nose at her favorite cognac. Some of the stolen articles in- cluded jewelry more lhan 340 years old. (CP Wirephoto) Govt. concerned on abuse of unemployment pay plan WINNIPEG (CP) Prime Minister Tmdeau said Thurs- day he is making no value judgments about Canadians who stay on unemployment in- surance while shopping around for better jobs, He told a news conference that as long as these Canadians remain within the rules of the unemployment plan, they have a perfect right to what they are doing. What concerns the govern nient is abuses of Hie system FULL TIME YEAR ROUND EMPLOYMENT IN MOBILE HOME PRODUCTION IN GROWING SOUTHERN ALBERTA COMMUNITY Plenty of opportunity for wcge advancement. On-the- iob training program provided. For contact MR. C. B. THOMAS PERSONNEL MANAGER SAFEWAY SHELTER SYSTEMS LTD. CLARESHOLM INDUSTRIAL AIRPORT BOX 970 CtARESHOlM, ALBERTA nd that is why more !n- peclors were hired to track nem down and eliminate them com receiving the benefits. Mr. Trudeau was replying to question about whether he is )ecoming the voice of reaction n the federal election cam- paign In statements he has nade on unemployment, wel- 'are recipients and immigrants. The prime minister spent most of Thursday on govcrn- ent business with only a small fraction of his time being devoted to Liberal party mat- :ers, his aides said. Aside from (tie news confer- ence, the prime minister made no public appearances. GETS BACK IN ACTION He swings back into the cam paign today with two radio hot line programs and public meet ings in a number of commu nities, including Swift Curren and Moose Jaw, Sask. He is to arrive in Vancouver Friday night. Mr. Trudeau said his state- ments on unemployment insur ance, welfare and immigrant were in reply to questions from radio callers and question-and answer periods. "I shouldn't be judged by th fact I'm answering question, that reflect that concern" aboi such topics, said the prim minister. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture I PHONE 328-7684 certainly didn't go out t lake the deliberate poin hroughout this campaign that 'anted to appear hard on an f these he added. As a Literal, he sliied awa controls by bureaucra lat would come with work pe: lils and wage and price col rols. Tills is why the goven nent had so far rejected thes ictions. eleted entirely from ear's assembly agenda. tills Some observers were pre- dicting that the secretary-gen- eral could emerge from the en- counter with his prestige shaken. The argument developed in the assembly's steering com- mittee, which earlier Thursday ignored Chinese objections and voted in favor of renewed con- sideration of UN memberslu'p for Bangladesh. Hexachlorophene drug use banned WASHINGTON (AP) Cit- ng clear evidence that hexa- hlorophene can cause brain damage in babies, the Food ind Drug Acjministration today its use in most cosmet- cs and over-the-counter drugs. The agency said that effec- ive immediately rhree-per-cent ions such as pHisohex can be sold only by prescription. Baby powder contained more han. 75 per cent HCP must be recalled by manufactures, tho DFA said, and other infant >rodticts of the same strength nust be removed from cus- tomer shelves and drug stores and be sold only on pre- scription. The germ lighter, used in a wide variety of cosmetics such as feminine hygiene sprays, toothpastes and aerosol deodor- ants, will be limited in the fu- ,urc "as a preservative only at levels not to exceed .1 per the FDA said. I BABIES DIED The agency said It Is basing its action on recent evidence that 39 French babies died as a result of baby powder acciden- tally contaminated with six per cent HCP. University of WasWngton studies have shown, the FDA said, "a positive correlation be- tween three or more exposures to hexachlorophene bathing with tliree per cent hexachloro- phene emulsion and lesions found in the brain stem in pre- mature infants who died of vn- related causes." The FDA emphasized that it has no evidence of HCP toxicity from the use of a .75-per-cent strength or less but said, "pru- dence requires pending further research in the pathogenesis of the neurologic lesions the pub- lie be protected from exposure to unneeded hexachlorophene." Caouette continues attack on government relations PEACE RIVER, Alia. leal Caouette, undaunted by miserable weather which made ravel in this area of north- western Alberta less than en- joyable Thursday, continued his attack on provincial-federal relations. Addressing his second local chamber of commerce dinner n two days, the Social Credit Party leader said some prov- inces have weakened confed- eration by refusing to co-oper- ate with Ottawa. "We're fighting among our- selves, as English or French. We meet with the prime minis- ter in Ottawa, all the premiers of the provinces they have conference every six months or so. They've had those con- ferences for the past 15 years. "W hat are they talking about? Each province tells the Prime Minister Trudeau or anyone else 'we're short ol money.' Trucleaii stands up at the end and says: 'I'm like you, short of money too.' About 73 persons attended Thursday's dinner and although lis isn't Social Credit country, rovincially or federally, they vere highly receptive to itr. He spoke for 35 minutes, said hurried "good then ped by car to the airport to get a plane for EdmonSon. The scrambling departure vas typical of Mr. Caouetle's to tho Peace Ttiver coun- ry. Six inches of heavy wet mow forced him to forego a :rip by light aircraft to Dawson >eek, B.C. Tuesday. He flew n s t e a d to Grande Prairie vhere he spoke to that city's !hamher of Commerce Wed- nesday night. Thursday, he criticized con- INVESTIGATE ADVANTAGES OF BUILDING YOUR HOME IN THE Westbridge Subdivision THIS AREA Will SOON HAVE PARK AND IAKE DEVELOPMENT, WITH SPACE KESHVED FOR fUTURE COMMERCIAL REQUIREMENTS City Personnel will be a) the west side site Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24 from T to 5 p.m. to show interested citizens the area and its planned development, for further information phone 328-2341 Fanner seeks 'Hat Socred nomination Paxman, a 47 year- old Raymond farmer, has an nounced his intention to seek the Social Credit nomination in the Medicine Hat riding for the Oct. 30 federal election. A nomination convention wil be held in the Tabcr Civic Cen tre at 8 p.m. noxt Wednesday says Keith Hancock, a Ray mond real estate agent Secret candidate for the Lelhbridge riding. Mr. Paxman announced hi candidacy for the nominatio while visiting Medicine Ha Thursday, Mr. Hancock said. Ray Speaker, Socred from Little Dow -and forme minister of social developmen will be guest speaker at th convention. Mr. Paxman was on the Tta; mond Public School Board, an is a member of Hie Haymon Irrigation Board and the 5 Feeders Board. He is active i the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints. Mr. Paxman is the only pul licly declared candidate to the nomination in Medicine Ha so far, however at least i other candidate is expected let his name stand. The fate of the terrorism eslion was left unresolved lursday as the steeling com- littee voted to postpone dis- ussion on it until today. It appeared that the African- .rab bloc did not have enough >tes to win its case in the cering committee. But some elegates said the full assembly ight side with the African oposal to delete the item and ne supporter of Waldheim ud: "1 don't think we can be Waldheim, in his first term secretary-general, pcrson- Uy submitted the terrorism ucstion three days after Arab lerrillas killed 11 Israeli ath- tes at the Olympic Games. He originally suggested the latter he discussed in the full assembly, but then said it could 0 to the assembly's legal com- nirtee after African and Arab nembers indicated they were 001 to the subject. Tho African members were rst reported willing to accept ]e legal committee com- romise, but later held a ioscd-door meeting and de- ided to fight against having MS subject debated at all this ear. Waldheim has attempted to eassure African and Arab .embers that his proposal was ot made with regard to "any pecific incident or situation" and said he had no intention of tampering "dependent peoples ieeking independence." The Africans, nevertheless, ear that any terrorist resolu- ion might encompass liber- ation movements against white governments In southern At rica. Ambassador Radha K. Tarn- phul of Mauritius, acting spokesman for the African group, formally moved Thurs- day night that the terrorism question be included in tho provisional agenda of next year's removing it from consideration this year He then immediately moved that the steering committee ad journ until this morning. Waldheim sat grim-faced In the steering committee as Ja mil Baroody of Saudi Arabia opened tho debate by warning the secretary-general he coul expect "a lot of bitterness bu nothing constructive" t emerge from a discussion 01 terrorism. Baroody suggested the crea lion of a separate committee t' give a dispassionate exam ination to what constituted ter rorism before the question wa referred to the legal com mittee. Bomb scare MONTREAL (CP) Two hundred and forty-four passen- gers on Air Canada Flight 870, were evacuated down gency chutes following receipt of a bomb threat. No bomb was found, Frank Gray, an Air Canada public re- lations officer, said. Tho plane, a 747 jumbo jet bound for Paris, already was more than an hour behind scheduled takeoff when an anonymous caller, demanding money, telephoned the threat to transport department offices at the airport. "The caller said a bomb was on board the airplane in one of the Mr. Gray said. The bathrooms, as well as bag- gage, were checked as the plane remained on the tarmac. Tougli bicycle WASHINGON (Reuter) President Nixon's new Lincoln limousine, said to have more than two tons of armor plate, and Orville Jackson's bicycle collided in Washington. The bicycle won. Police esti- mated damage to the car's rear fender and door in ex- cess of President Nixon was not In the car at the time ol the Wednesday collision. The bicycle was not dam- aged, although Jackson, 32, had to straighten the han- dlebars before riding off to receive treatment for minor cuts. travel fficicd oses job VICTORIA (CP) Ronald B. deputy travel Industry minister under the Social redit government of remlcr W. A. C. Bennett, laid hursclay night he has been ed by cabinet order-in-coun- Tiio controversial civil ser- ant, who enjoyed Mr. Ben- ett's personal friendship and ;ho wrote a book .about him ailed The Wonderful World V. A. C. Bennett, said he was sked to leave because of R dis- ute with the new premier, )ave Barrett. "Mr. Barrett, during the elec- lon campaign, chose to attack me personally as a civil ser- said Mr. Worley. He re- erred to Mr. Barrett's charge hat. Sir. Worley had put to- ether the controversial film Twenty Geat Years and should 03 fired for engaging in politi- cal activity. The film, a record )f Social Credit's 20 years in of- icc, was used extensively by Social Credit during last nonlh's provincial election campaign. The civil servant denied the charge in an open letter to tho New Democratic Partyleader, and Thursday said Sir. Barrett riad promised as n plank in his campaign platform that civil servants would not be dis- couraged from "entering the political arena" under an NDP government. Youth killed Brian Onespot, 19, of the Sar- cte Indian Reserve was killed Thursday when he stepped in front of a truck, RCMP said, driven by Derails Lee Mat- son of Red Deer, on highway M near its intersection with Highway 24 north of Vulcan. Coroner Dr. A. D. Tompkins of Vulcan has ordered an in- quest, but no date has been set. Weather and road report Drug advertising curb suggested stitntional critics didn't seem to offer any valid reasons :or their demands for a revised constitution. "What I say is this: Let us respect the actual constitution of ours because it gives its tho right to be who we are in this country. MaybR something has io be added or adapted to the year J972 because it has been written 'in 1BG7. "E very body knows that things have changed since 1067 if there is something to add to the constitution, till it takes care of the rights of each individual." HAMILTON (CP) Adver- tising by drug companies should be curbed to prevent the firms from promoting the idea that everyday problems "are treatable with mood modi- a Toronto psychiatrist says. Dr. Andrew Malcolm, told the joint annual meeting of the Quebec Industrial Medical As- sociation and the occupational health section of the Ontario Medical Association Thursday that drug firms "have created the feeling that things like, anx- iety are to be treated, not en- dured." Dr. Malcolm said two modern tendencies are on a collision course: an increasingly com plex technology and a moro permissive attitude towards in- toxication of all kinds. "Like a drunken driver on a high-speed crowded ex- pressway, the two just in- compatible." If nothing is done, society TICE In accordance with Cemetery By-Law 2463, Sec- lion 17, nolica is hereby given thai after October 20th, 1972, it is the tntenliort of the Community Services De- partment of the City of Lelhbridge to remove grave covers, copings, etc. that are located in Block 'E' of St. Parick's Cemetery that through ago or neglect appear objectionable. Any interested persons ore asked 1o contact the Communily Services Department for furlher informa- tion by telephoning No. 320-2341. R. M. BARTLETT Community Services nircclor SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET It I. Prc 73 39 65 42 67 Lcthhridgc Medicine Hat Pincher Creek 35 Grande Prairie 35 Banff........... 49 Calgary......... 65 Victoria.........57 Penticton........G4 Prince Rupert .49 Prince George 51 Kamloops....... Vancouver Saskatoon........42 Regina.......... 51 32 05 46 54 48 39 43 may develop into a drug-using Utopia where all the tectinology controlled by a drug-free elite, he said. Another alternative, equally undesirable, might be a back- lash of extreme puritanism where the Individual had vir- tually Tio freedom of action, the way China had almost elimi- nated drug abuse and alcoho- ism. A third alternative was to de- velop further our liberal demo- cratic culture with an emphasis on improving, rather than de- stroying, its institutions such as the family, church, education and the judiciary. In another discussion on drugs Dr. Pai'l ,1. Whitakcr, mcfical director nf the Bethle- hem Steel Corp. of Bethlehem, Pa., said his company has been able to avoid hiring an estimat- ed 250 drug abusers since it started doing urine tests as part of a pre-hiring medical ex- amination. Dr. Whitaker said the first six weeks of such testing dis- closed that more than 12 per rent of all job applicants were abusing drugs other than alco- hol or marijuana. The company has insisted a rehabilitation program where a worker can take treatment vol- untarily. If he refuses, he is fired. Winnipeg Ottawa Montreal..... St. John's Halifax...... Charlottctown Frederic ton Los Angeles 48 75 72 71 50 63 65 70 87 Rome...........77 Paris........... 63 London 68 Berlin...........55 Amsterdam.....-64 Moscow..........53 Stockholm....... 57 Tokyo .06 FORECAST I.ethbridge, Medicine Hal, Calgary regions Today: Cloudy periods vlth a few afternoon showers of rain coniing wet snow over north- ern Calgary, Medicine Hat regions. Highs 45 to 50. Sunny periods with afternoon cloudy periods Saturday. Lows 35 to 40; hlglis 45 to 50. Columbia, Kootcnay region- Today: Mainly cloudy with a few showers or thundershow- ers. Sunny periods in the Koot tenays. Highs today in the mid- 50s in the Koofenays and about 50 in the Columbia region. Lows tonight 35 to 40. Saturday: Cloudy with showers and Iso- lated thunderstorms. Gusty winds near showers. Highs 50 to 55. MONTANA TCast of Continental Windy and cooler most sections today and tonight with scatter- ed showers east and south. Cloudy and cool Saturday with showers east and north periods of rain soutli. Not so windy Sat- urday. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Saturday 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide- Windy and cooler today and Saturday with scattered show- ers both days. Highs today and Saturday 50 to GO. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Name change VICTORIA (CP> Starling today, the Trans-Canada High- way will he 700 miles longer, at least in name. Signs designating the high- way Brilisli Columbia one will start coming down today, to be replaced by the old markers, Highways Minister Robert Strachan said Wednesday and he'll pull the first one down here himself. Tho highway was renamid last year after former Premier W. A. C. Bennett contended that the federal government was not paying for il.s share of tha upkeep o{ the highway. CLEARANCE HUTCHISON AUGERS "MOVE A WORLD Of GRAIN THH WORLD OVER" SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! 2 only Hutchison Grain Augers, PTO drive at 1000 bushels of feed barley each. We also take cash. SEE US AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHBRIDCE PHONE 328-1 I'll OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF ASIA All highways In bridge disrtict are dry. the Lcth- bare aoQ Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing CouKs 24 hours; Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Del Ronita 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. liooseville. B.C. 9 a.m. (o 6 p.m.: Kingsgalc, B.C.; 24 hours Porlhill Hykerls 8 a.m. lo midnight; Chief Mountain closed Wildhorsc, 8 lo 9 p.m. ;