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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday, 27, 1974 86 PETS AND SUPPLIES 90 CONTRACTS Female Irish Setter requests registered male tor breeding pur- poses. Phone 236-2291, Oranum. 2702-28 German Shepherd puppies lor sale. 627-2149, Pincher Creek. 2498-27 Female Shepherd, one year. female cocker, six months, male Golden Lab., one year. Phone 327-9908. after 6 p.m. 2530-28 M BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 3.000 sq. ft. downtown commercial space. Phone 328-1520 or 328- 5309. 3158-tf Truck stop "restaurant in Pincher Creek. Excellent return on investment. For further Information call SEL-MOR REALTY, 328-4276, Lethbridge. M.L.S. C1873-M Opportunity for an excellent in- vestment. Fantastic business service station, grocery store and Post Office with combined living quarters on nine acres of land which will include a little of the country living. For further details contact Alvina Everett, Strlngam Property Sales Ltd., phone 328-6161 or 327-2025. M.L.S. C2074-tf Taber Fantastic business. News and Candy. Excellent return on your investment. For further information contact Alvina Everett, Stringam Property Sales Ltd.. phone 328-6161 or 327-2025. M.L.S. C2075-tf RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 328-9216 M.L.S. REALTORS Like a business of your own located in vicinity of the city for only S5375. Don't wait. Look into it today. Just phone a Reliance Realtor for the information. M.L.S. B887. GOING CONCERN HOTEL has 10 sleeping rooms, bar seats 58, light lunches are served in bar. Spacious living quarters in back. Hotel overlooks the water where a beach and boat launch is planned. For more details of this hotel, just phone a Reliance Realtor. M.L.S. B872 C2172-1 New Product, Patents, proven market potential. Extra financing required to establish fac- tory in local area. Interest equity offered. Good collateral. Phone 328-9529. 2723-3 Service Station on lot, 150x125. located at corner of 9th St. and 2nd Ave. S.. Lethbridge. Phone 327-5716 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Full price S95.000. 000 cash to mortyage. balance at C9518-H Want to invest S25.000-S50.000. What have you to offer? Reply to Box 30, Herald. 2598-tf A COMPANY AFFILIATED WITH A NATIONAL FINANCIAL ORGANIZATION WISHES TO ACQUIRE A SMALL BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING FIRM IN ALBERTA. INTERESTED PARTIES PLEASE CONTACT BOX 33. HERALD. 2599-2 Beautiful motel in Flathc-ad Lake area of Montana. Located on main highway at approach to Kalispell. 15 units plus owners suite. Enclosed pool, sauna, restaurant, colored t.v., fully air conditioned. Call for further MARKER AGENCIES LTD PHONE 329-3555 C2192-tf 89 LOAMS AHD INVESTMENTS MORTGAGES All types of mortgage financing m small towns acreages new and Old homes. Call CITY REALTY AND INSURANCE LTD. 1117 3rd Ave 329-3000. C7769-tf MORTGAGE MONEY FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. 328-5548 C5216-tf 90 CONTRACTS _ Air staple machines and nailers. C and J Equipment. 328-4765.C2036-2 Fifteen ft. backhoe and loader hourly rates or by contract. Phone; C9654-tf CUSTOM KITCHEN CABINETS. vanities, bookcases, etc. Phone Dave. 345-4697. _ 2245-3 Dawley Construction Company. General Contracting. Garages and stuccoing. 328-0309. 2621-2 Complete basement, framing. finishing and drywall contracts. 328- 9525. Design Homes. 2121-tf Farm and ranch painting. Farms and industrial spray painting done. Also interior and exterior of house. Phone 327-2046. 1578-tf ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND DOORS NO MAINTENANCE NO CHANGING. PHONE JONES ROOFING. 328-5745. C1936-tf Garage buildmg. cement work and stuccoing. Anderson and Sorenson Construction. 1020 7th Ave. S. Phone 327-6682: _ C7377-1I Fences repaired, built Miscellaneous building. Concrete patios. sidewalks, drtves. steps, chimneys. all repairs Jim 327-5087. 328- 3983 R AND K CONSTRUCTION Cement contractors. Sidewalks. patios, driveways, floors. Estimates. Days 328-1468. evenings 327- 2627. 9349-tf PRESTIGE HOMES AND CONSTR Phone us tor homes and tiome improvements, garages, rumpus rooms and an cement work. Phone John 328-0147 or Marry 327- 0939 756-tl Contractor an repairs, renovations; lay blocks, bricks, fireplaces, stone laying, sidewalks, driveways, oemenl finishing, stucco'ng in house builder. small jobs accepted 328-0266. 4678 387-rt PR10LETTE TRENCHING AND EXCAVATING Water and septic systems; basements; gas. waler and electrical trenching. Phone 223-3939. Box 134. Taber 9155-fl PRAIRIE Ditching Company of Lelhbridge TRENCHES. WOES. PLOWS fOfl GAS. ELECTRIC DRAIN TILE. (WATER, SEWEfl. SPRINKLER You Name It C3S3-T1 MURRAY FRY'S BOBCAT SERVICE Back hoeing, post hoe drilling, land- scaping, back filling, driveway, corral cleaning, rototllllng. No job too small or too large. 327-5817. 2120-tf HANDY MAN SERVICES Serving home and industry. Garbage collection; yards, basements and garages cleaned. Free estimates. Phone 328-4592. 2509-tf BOX NUMBER REPLIES 26. 8. 142. 130. 129. 100 PUBLIC NOTICES NOTICE The Lethbridge Housing Authority have applications available for low cost family reniai accommodation for the 20 units housing development on 1815 18th Avenue North, Lethbridge. Applications can be obtained at the information office in the Yates Memorial Centre. Phone: 329-0636 S96 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS IN THE SURROGATE COURT OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF LETHBRIDGE In the Estate of MICHAEL FEDAKA, late of Lethbridge. Alberta, Retired. who died on the 22nd day of July, 1974. Take notice that all persons having claims upon the Estate of the above named must file with the undersigned by the 28th day of October, 1974, a full statement of their claims and of securities held by them. C. R. VAN KLEEK, Deputy Public Trustee 201 John J. Bowlen Bldg. 620 7th Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta. T2P OY8 S94 HOUSING CORPORATION INVITATION TO TENDER MUNDARE SENIOR CITIZENS LODGE Sealed tenders for the construction and completion of a 44-bed senior citizens lodge in the Town of Mundare clearly marked "Tenders for Mundare Senior Citizens Lodge, Project No. will be received by the undersigned up to p.m. M.D.S.T., Wednesday. October 23rd. 1974. Tenders will be opened in public. Plans and specifications may be obtained from the office of the Architect. Eugene Yuzda, No. 10, Milburn Place, Sherwood Park, Alberta (Mills Haven subdivision) upon deposit of one hundred dollars cash or certified cheque which will be refunded when the plans and specifications are returned to the Architect in good condition, not later than fourteen (14) days after the closing date. Plans and specifications may be viewed at the Construction Associations in Edmonton, Calgary. Red Deer and Lethbridge, Alberta. Tenders must be accompanied by a certified cheque or bid bond for ten per cent of the total bid price; sub trades shall submit tenders through the Edmonton branch of the Alberta Bid Depository in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Alberta Bid Depository Ltd. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. President, Alberta Housing Coporation, The Stanley Building, 11810 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0X5 S91 Regional Expansion Econofnc Econorraque Expansion Regnnate PRAIRIE FARM REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION TENDER LAND CLEARING IN PFRA COMMUNITY PASTURES Sealed tenders, in duplicate, will be received until p.m., local time on Wednesday, October 30, 1974. for piling previously knocked-down tree growth in the following PFRA Com- munity Pastures: Paynton near Paynton. Saskatchewan approximately 2.000 acres Royal near Shell Lake. Saskatchewan approximately 2.700 acres Garry near ituna. Saskatchewan approximately 2.350 acres Ituna Bon Accord near Ituna. Saskatchewan approximately 1.250 acres Touchwood near Punnichy. Saskatchewan approximately 1.500 acres Hazel Dell near Hazel Dell. Saskatchewan approximately 2.850 acres White Bear near Carlyle. Saskatchewan approximately 5.000 acres The above acreages will be divided into units of approximately 1.000 acres. Contractors may tender on more than one unit. Sealed tenders, in duplicate, will be received until p.m.. local time on Thursday. October 31, 1974. for pil- ing previously knocked-down tree growth in the following PFRA Com- munity Pastures: Ellice-Archie near St. Lazare. Manitoba approximately GOO acres Cote-San Clara near Togo. Saskatchewan aporoximately 3.800 acres Lenswood near Lenswood. Manitoba approximately 4.900 acres Oauphin-tlhelbert near Ethelbert Manitoba approximately 300 acres McCreary near McCreary. Manitoba approximately 2.000 acres Langlord near Neepawa. Manitoba approximately 600 acres The above acreages will be divided into units ot approximately 1.000 acres. Contractors may tender on more Jhan one tmrt Pians. specifications, instructions and 1orms tor bidding may be obtain- ed from the PFBA 401 Mother-well Building Begrna, Saskatchewan S4POR5 Phone- S22-26M Tenders will net be considered un- less made on the forms supplied, and m accordance with the specifications Tenders must be accompanied by security m the amount and form spec'f'ed m the instructions lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted By Order W M Berry Chiel Engmesr. PFP.A 401 Motherwell Building flcgiria Saskatchewan S4P OP.5 S99 MANY PLAY BASKETBALL In ail. more than II million persons play on organized bas- ketball teams. Births, Deaths, In Memoriams Cards Of Thanks BIRTH BIRD Doreen and Allan are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aron Ross, 5 Ibs. 12 ozs. on Sept. Grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Peter Wiebe of Calgary and Mr and Mrs. Peter George of Lethbridge. 2689 DEATHS MILLER Passed away in the city on Friday, September Mr. Hugo John Miller at the age of 78 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Florence Miller of 1705 15th Ave. S. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C2232 OKUMA Yoichi, beloved husband of Mrs. H. Okuma of Vauxhall passed away in Taber on Friday, September 27th, 1974 at the age of 79 years. A wake and funeral ser- vice will be held in The Lethbridge Buddhist Church, 13th St. N. on Sunday evening at p.m., with Rev. Y. Izumi officiating assisted by Mr. George Fukunaga. The Interment service will be held in The Christensen Chapel on Monday at a.m. with interment to follow in Moun- tain View Cemetery. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C2230 SHIELDS Lulu B passed away in Cardston on Wed- nesday, September 25th, 1974 in her 88th year. Born in Draper, Utah, Dec. 21, 1886, she graduated from the University of Utah in 1906 and taught school in Salt Lake Valley before her marriage on Jan. 9th, 1908 to Wm. Clyde Shields of Raymond. They resided in Raymond until the Spring of 1910, when they mov- ed to a homestead 20 miles east of Milk River. In 1920 the family moved to the McNally area and in 1928 to a farm at Shaughnessy. In 1946 they retired to White Rock, where Mr. Shields passed away in Sept. of 1959. Mrs. Shields moved to Cardston in 1965 and except for Winter visits to her family in the U.S.A. she has made Cardston her home until her passing following a three months illness. She is surviv- ed by one daughter, Barbara, Mrs. O. Dahl Davidson of Van- couver; eight sons, Leland, Elden and Russell, all of California, K. Wallace of Las Vegas, Clyde, Ned, and Morris of Cardston and Grant of Diamond City; also 41 grandchildren, 45 great-grand- children and three sisters, Dahlia Anderson of Logan, Utah, Dricilla Newman and Jean Johnson, both of Salt Lake City. Funeral services will be held in The Cardston Stake Chapel on Saturday, September 28, 1974 at p.m., Bishop Stan Johnson of- ficiating. Friends may meet with the family this evening (Friday) at the Salmon Funeral Home, Cardston from until p.m. Interment will follow in Archmount Memorial Gardens, Lethbridge at p.m. SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Cardston, in charge of Funeral Arrangements. C2229 PUBLIC NOTICE HOUSING CORPORATION- INVITATION TO TENDER ANDREW SENIOR CITIZENS LODGE Sealed lenders for the construction and completion oJ a 44-bed senior citizens lodge m the Town ol Andrew Nearly marked "Tenders 'or Andrew Senior Lodge. Project No will be received by the undersigned up to p m M.D S October 23rd. 197-4. Tenders will be opened in public Plans and specifications may be oblamed ircm ttie office ol the Architect. Eugene Yuzda. No. 10. Milburn Place. Sherwood Alberta (Mills Haven upon deposit d one hvnflred Collars cash or certified cheque which wifl be retunded when the plans and specifications are relumed to the Architect in good condition, not later than days alter the closing dale. Plans and speci'cations may be viewed at the Construction Associations m Eflncmon. Calgary, fled Doer and Lethbridge. Alberta Tenders must be accompanied by a certified cheque or bid bond for ten oer cent at the total bid tffioe. sub trades shall submit tenders through the Edmonton branch '01 the Alberta Bid Depository m accordance with rules and regulations 01 the Albena Bid Depository Ltd THE LOWEST OR ANY TENDER WILL MOT NECESSARILY BE ACCEPTED President. Albena Housing Corporation. The Stariley Building. 11610 Kmgsway Avenue,'n. Alberta T5G 0X5 DEATHS BENTSEN Passed away suddenly in the city on Thurs- day, September 26, 1974, Mr. 0. B. (Odd) Bentsen at the age of 74 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Kirsten Bentsen of 632 21st St. S. Funeral arrangements will be an- nounced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C2233 GALL Passed away in the city on Thursday, September 26, 1974, following a lengthy illness, Mr. Steve Gall at the age of 57 years, beloved hus- band of Mrs. Violet Gall of 1421 9th Ave. N. Born, raised, and educated in Lethbridge, the late Mr. Gall has for some thirty years worked for the C.P.R. in the city until his retirement as a conductor in June of 1973 due to poor health. He has continued to reside here until his passing. He was a member of the United Transportation Union Local 1112 and the Miners' Library. Besides his loving wife he is survived by one son, Dr. Bob Gall of Lethbridge; one daughter, Miss Terry Gall of Lethbridge; two grandchildren, Gregory age four years and Kathryn age 1% years; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Rohaly and Mrs. Mary Machlajewski, both of Lethbridge; one brother, Mr. Joseph Gall of Lethbridge. Prayers will be said at p.m. on Friday September 27, 1974 in Martin Bros. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 703 13th St. N. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 1974 in St. Basil's Catholic Church, with Rev. Father G. Marien Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mount Calvary section, Mountain View Cemetery. Those who wish may donate to the chari- ty of their choice. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. Phone 328- 2361. C2234 BROWN Passed away in the city on Thursday, September 26, 1974, following a brief illness, Mr. George Brown Sr. at the age of 85 years, formerly of 1101 19th St. S., beloved husband of the late Mrs. Katherine Brown. Born in Old Cumnock Ayrshire, Scotland, the late Mr. Brown came to Canada in 1911 to Calgary when he join- ed Bridge and Building divi- sion of C.P.R. and worked throughout Alberta. During the First World War he became an orchestra leader in the silent movie houses in Calgary. Following the war he and his wife Katherine Brown moved to Lethbridge where they were employed by A. W. Shackleford in the theatres. Mr. Brown played for all the major shows in the old Ma- jestic Theatre, including the Dumbells, Sir John Martin Harvey and the local Playguild productions. After the advent of talking pictures, he turned to teaching violin and this took him throughout the whole of southern Alberta. During this time he operated Brown's Musical Supplies, the first located in old Majestic. From here it moved to 6th St. South and subsequently to the Paramount Theatre Building which he ran until his retire- ment several years ago. He was always well-known in musical circles, particularly as leader of the Brown ensem- ble which included his wife, Harold Mcllvena and Gordon Henderson. This group played at all public functions and ban- quets in the city. He was es- pecially proud of his long record of entertaining at the monthly meetings of the local Engineering Institute. He is survived by two sons, Mr. George A. Brown Jr. of Lethbridge. and Mr. James Brown of Calgary; also nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife in 1963. The funeral service will be at p.m. on Saturday, September 28, 1974 in Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Ave. S., with Rev. Kenneth Morris of- ficiating. Interment will follow in the Family Plot, Mountain View Cemetery. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. Phone 328-2361. C2231 CANDY APPEARED The first wrapped candy bars appeared in North American baseball oarks in 1911. DEATHS BOROS Passed away in the city on Thursday, September 26, 1974, following a lengthy illness, Mrs. Bar- bara Boros at the age of 83 years of 116 8th St. S., beloved wife of the late Mr. Joe Boros. Born, raised and educated in Hungary, the late Mrs. Boros came to Canada in 1929 and settled in Lethbridge where she became involved in the restaurant business all her life until retirement in 1972 due to poor health. She was a member of the Hungarian Old Timers Association. She is survived by two brothers, Mr. Steve Nagy of Lethbridge and Mr. Jim Nagy in Hungary. She was predeceased by her hus- band in 1960. Prayers will be said at p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 1974, in Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Ave. S. The funeral service will be held at p.m. on Monday, September in Bethlen Presbyterian Church, 1020 10th Ave. N., with Rev. George Teles officiating. Interment will follow in the Family Plot, Mountain View Cemetery. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. Phone 328-2361. C2235 LOWE Passed away in the city on Thursday, September 26, 1974, following a brief illness, Mrs. Eva Kathleen Lowe at the age of 75 years, beloved wife of Mr. H. Harry Lowe of 345 20th St. N. Born in Clinton, Ontario the late Mrs. Lowe came to Lethbridge in 1905 with, her parents who were Salvation Army officers. She moved to Medicine Hat in 1907 and following her marriage in 1919 she and her husband returned to Lethbridge where she had resided until her passing. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for fifty-five years and active in the Salvation Army all her life. Besides her loving husband Harry she is survived by two sons, Mr. Harry Lowe of Edmonton, Mr. Gordon Lowe of Lethbridge; one daughter, Mrs. E. (Ruth) Stenbeck of Lethbridge; six- teen grandchildren; ten great- grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Florence Flavell of Lethbridge; one aunt, Mrs. Carrie Jones of Lethbridge. She was predeceased by one sister and one brother. The funeral service will be held at p.m. on Monday, September 30, 1974, in the Salvation Army Citadel, with Major John Harding of- ficiating assisted by Major Thelma Corney. Interment will follow in the Family Plot, Mountain View Cemetery. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. Phone 328-2361. C2236 CARD OF THANKS DOBAY I wish to thank all the people who were so kind to me during my stay in the hospital To all who sent flowers, cards, and gifts, and to those who had prayers said for me. Thank you to the doc- tors, and the nurses on 3rd main in Saint Michaels hospital. Thank you to my relatives and friends who came to visit me. A special thank you to my neighbors who have been so kind and helpful since I came home. God Bless you all. Mary Dobay 2690-28 Strong world affairs role for Canada Trudeau aim By MICHAEL LAVOIE OTTAWA (CP) Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau is determined to give Canada a strong new activist role on the left wing of international af- fairs, Ivan Head, Mr. Trudeau's special foreign af- fairs advisor, said Wednesday. With the help of Allan MacEachen as his new exter- nal affairs minister, Mr. Trudeau will seek to heighten Canada's world influence by taking a more moralistic approach to international problems, Mr. Head said in an interview. The new emphasis will be on the human problems affecting people wherever they live and on strengthening Canada's ties with Europe, Japan and the developing countries of Asia and Africa. Prime Minister Trudeau, secure with a Commons ma- jority, already has begun a busy round of meetings with international leaders to put the new approach into effect. The meetings began in Ot- tawa this week with a formal visit by Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka and will continue over the coming months. Mr. Trudeau will make three foreign visits by mid-winter and welcome several foreign leaders here this fall. Among them will be Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme who, Mr. Head said, has greatly impressed Mr. Trudeau with his outspoken left-wing approach to inter- national problems. 'A CUTTING-EDGE' Mr. Head said the Swedes, with their denunciation of the Vietnam war and the military revolt in Chile, have become "the cutting edge of the left- very active, outspoken and moral." Canada can be expected to take a similar, though not nec- essarily identical, approach to such problems in the future, he said. Mr. Head said Mr. Trudeau wants to avoid the posturing normally associated with international relations and hopes Canadian foreign policy "will be measured for the effect that it has on individual human beings." "He is determined that if at the end of his four-year term of office there is criticism of our foreign policy, it will be sins of commission rather Nixon memoirs rights sold NEW YORK (AP) Warner Paperback Library has purchased the paperback publication rights to former president Richard Nixon's memoirs, says Nixon's literary agent, Irving Lazar. "We shook hands that they will be the publishers, and they will Lazar said after a meeting Thursday with ex- ecutives of the New York- based firm. Lazar declined to- say how much Warner will pay for the rights. Other literary agents have speculated that Nixon may earn million for his memoirs, but when Lazar was asked whether he had an ask- ing price for the still-unsold hardcover rights, he replied: "I just start out with who wants to pay the most money." than sins of Mr. Head said. This means new stress on efforts to solve increasingly complex international economic problems, to dis- suade other countries from isolating themselves from world problems and to increase the international im- portance of developing coun- tries, he said. Mr. Head said Mr. Trudeau met the Swedish prime minister in Austria last winter and was keenly interested in learning more about Sweden's activist foreign policy. MORE OUTSPOKEN "We will be more outspoken on some of the moral issues than we have been in the past." He said one indication of Mr. Trudeau's concern lies in his choice of Mr. MacEachen to replace Mitchell Sharp in external affairs. Mr. MacEachen is an 11-year cabinet veteran with a record in the health, welfare and manpower portfolios and a strong cabinet backer of ex- panded social policies. This contrasts with Mr. Sharp, a former senior government' bureaucrat and industrial ex- ecutive, who took a moderate line in the external affairs post. Mr. Head said Mr. Trudeau wants Canada to be in a strong position to help cope with trade, economic and monetary problems that are increasingly affecting all countries. Mr. Trudeau feels that the so-called third world countries, as well as the big industrial powers, should be guaranteed an active role in finding solutions to such problems, he said. "The developing countries have to be included in the international decision-making process from now on." With his decisive election victory in July, Mr. Trudeau has become quite attractive to other government leaders, Mr. Head said. Since the elec- tion there has been a con- siderable increase in the number of invitations to Mr. Trudeau to make foreign visits and in feelers about possible visits by foreign leaders to Canada. TIMING CLOSE Mr. Tanaka had just left Ot- tawa this week when the Com- monwealth finance ministers arrived for a conference at which Mr. Trudeau gave the opening address. Next week Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam will stop on his way home from the United Nations for informal talks with Mr. Trudeau. Mr. Palme will be in Ottawa in mid-October before Mr. Trudeau leaves on a four-day visit to France and European Common Market head- quarters in Brussels. He will talk during the four-day visit with government leaders of France, Belgium and Luxem- bourg. Mr. Trudeau will return to Europe later in the winter for visits to other Common Market countries, possibly including the United Kingdom, West Germany, Ita- ly and the Netherlands. He expects to have his first meeting with President Gerald Ford in Washington before the end of the year. Another foreign leader, still not named by the government, will visit Canada in December. The contacts with Japan and Europe are a big part of a pol- icy of finding alternatives to strong economic and cultural dependence upon the United States, Mr. Head said. Relations with the U.S. will still remain one of the most vi- tal aspects of Canadian foreign policy and if relations between the East Bloc and the White House can remain as open as they were during Richard Nixon's administra- tion "then things shouldn't become overly difficult." Move supporting legal abortions is defeated EDMONTON The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) defeated a move under which it would have supported the removal of abortion laws from the criminal code. Edmonton physician Doug Ringrose introduced the mo- tion following the debate on recommendations of the AMA's committee on mater- nal welfare. Dr. Ringrose said the aborting of pregnancies less than three months long should be a matter between the doc- tor and his patient. Abortions of pregnancies less than 3 months old should also be allowed to be done in a physicians office on an out- patient basis, he said. The Criminal Code now states that abortions must be done in an active treatment hospital for "health" reasons, where candidates for abor- tions are screened by a special committee. "There is an extensive bibliography that abortions are much safer on an out- patient basis than in a hospital." he said. "There is much more chance to pick up an infection in a hospital." Dr. Ringrose added statistics of such operations in the United States showed 000 to abortions being done in physicians' offices, without a death. There has been a death among hospital abortions in Alberta. Also with the "health reason" clause in the code a woman is tagged with a "fraudulent label" because the majority of abortions are done for so-called "psychiatric said. reasons, he No gov 9t move made on coast grain strike Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Labour Minister John Munro. said Wednesday there has been no cabinet decision to introduce legislation to settle the west coast grain handling strike as the first bill before the new parliament. "Reports that the cabinet has made such a decision are speculative. Obviously if there cannot be a settlement reached between the parties the government will have to introduce legislation to deal with the situation, but we are still hopeful that there will be a said Mr. Manro. While there was nothing definite emanating from the talks the government is not Beheaded body found in S. Africa DURBAN, South Africa