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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, September 28, 1973 AM A meeting 'Abortions creating pagan Canadians9 C I he increased numbei ot abortions be.ng poiloimed each is turn ing Canada into a pagan Medical Ihuisddv R ethics committee ot the Alberta said M C lare said abor 1 1 o n s are eroding the diituenct between Christian and pagan societ% I he ethics committee recommended the board rcuew the associations of tici il on abortion I he recommendation open td the third of the annual meeting in the Cdlgan Inn behind anti abortion pickets on the sidtwwalk outside A group lepresenting the prolife of Calgdiv said they were not to knock the phvsicians but show support tor stiicter abortion controls Although the recommenda- tion for review ot the AMA p o 11 c was passed un animously some of the phvsicians said there should be no set policv at all In a recent Gallup poll, 60 per cent of the people con tacted felt this matter should be between a woman and her doctor with the woman mak ing the decision Dr Doug Rmgrose said The doctor should act as a technician Chairman for the com Drunk-driving law not enough C (CPi Enact ment of breathalvzer legisla lion does not appear to have reduced highway acMdents related to drinking dnJ driving Dr James Oshno out going president of the Alberta Medical Associa- tion said fhursdav Presenting the AMA board of directors report Dr Oshiro Editorial writer gets new post Jim Fiohbouine an editorial wliter with The Herald has been named direc toi ot Henwood the Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ommission s rehabilitation centre north of Edmonton Mr ishbourne who was in universitv admmistrtion at the I ol L and the U of A in rdmonton tor several years before coming to The Herald will take up his new position Mondav FALL CLEAN-UP SPECIALS! SPRING-BRACED LAWN RAKE T t ire nst rake on the mar i- i u n f n shed spr ng COMET UTILITY LAWN RAKE F t low. or re for th s use oVkP COMET LHRP SHOVEL I i idled rou ct po nt 'Mil A A Q Q c t is r jet on Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN said the committee on the medical aspects of transport accidents has encountered various legal obstacles in its consideration of suggestions to control the problem of the drinking driver This has resulted in considerable frustration tor the committee Dr Oshiro added Present laws have ap parent loop holes in them which make them leoS effec- tive Some feel the discretion given to judges in regard to imposition of penalties for im- paired driving have undermin ed the affect of legislation Dr Oshiro added the com- mittee is not convinced severe punishment reduces the in cidence ot impaired driving The board is determined to do whatever is possible to lesolve the matter and has taken a two pronged approach to it he said The approaches include the Canadian Medical Association providing recommendation which will help solve the problem and the Alberta board initiating meetings with various organizations including the Albeita Motor Transport Association Alberta Safety Council and attorney-general s depart- ment Recommendations resulting from these meetings would be presented at a future date to the membership of the association for approval Certified Denial Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG tower Level PHONE 327 2822 INSURANCE HOME BUSINESS FARM AUTO AND LIFE We Can Save You Money SEE US SOON! 706 3rd Ave S Phone 327-2793 Just Arrived at Camm's A large selection of ladies WINTER BOOTS Exactly as shown by Joyce 10 Boots with Wafer Platform sole Wirn Orion pile hn ng Black or Broun Call in regular sole Dressy Snowbellw BY KAUFMAN n Br jled ny on Blacr, Brou 9 and 12 he ghts Hi Cut Snow Boots n 11 and 16 heights Black or Brovi platform or plain solos For the Teen and Campus Set New Platform Ties n Browns and Blinks I OTIn i Kl Prush otl C r nkk s Childrens Shoes BY Savage and Classmates Boy T in 4 to 7 and 8 lo 12 N v Burqindy ind Blick M i To Ju'l I kr> h q s sters in II tl< v Bold look B owns ind PI i k Open Fri. til 9 p.m. 403 5th Street S. CAMM'S mittee on maternal welfare Dr J R Higgm recommend ed that because oi so many un- wanted pregnancies the association should again appeal to school boards to im plement contraceptive counselling in schools The association passed such a recommendation last year and sent letters to all school boards in the province en couraging this of program Onlv one school board agreed this would be a good idea Dr James Oshiro AMA president explained The association agreed however to reaffirm its posi tion and belief that com prehensive family education which should include reproductive physiology contraceptive counselling and instruction on problems associated with irresponsible sexual intercourse should be sponsored bv responsible com munity organizations The association decided, in view of previous experience, to approach community organizations rather than school boards in their final recommendation Dr Higgm said approaching the school boards would have been stronger because it would have kept trustees aware of the association s position If we don t keep them aware we will be again talk ing to the wind Trafficker remanded A Lethbndge man pleaded guiltv in provincial court Thursday to two counts of trafficking in MDA and was remanded for sentence to Oct 4 Lawrence John McDougall 19 was arrested Sept 20 in Lethbndge He had sold two packets of MDA to an RCMP undercover agent earlier in the month His arrest was one of about 117 throughout the province that resulted from an extensive undercover opera tion by the RCMP aimed mainly at cutting trafficking in heroin McDougall also faces a charge of breaking into and entering a dentist s office in the Medical Dental Building Sept 5 That trial will take place Oct 3 Two Stirling residents pleaded not guilty in provin cial court Thursday to a charge of beating a two-year old girl Gary Soderstrom and Christine Soderstrom were charged with assaulting and injuring their daughter Denice in Lethbndge Sept 20 They were remanded to Oct 24 for trial and released on their own recognizance A Brocket man who took a garlic sausage from a Lethbndge Safeway s store Wednesday was sentenced in provincial court Thursday to 30 days in jail Louis Alfred Crow Eagle who has an extensive record according to evidence given in court was not given an option of a fine PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS Have you ever stopped to wonder how long you re going to live7 We II be the first to agree that no one can really give you the an- swer to that one On the other hand it s a matter of statistical fact that your chances of living many more healthful and happy years are a great deal better today than they were say thirty years ago Back m the thirties the average life expec- tancy was considered to be about 60 years To day7 Its more than 70 years' So let s face it All of the new drug dis- coveries have literally added at least 10 years more to your life span and they are making it possible for you to be m better health during those years Open dailv 8 30 a m to 0 iO p m Sundavs and 1 (olid 12 noon to 0 00 p in Harvest blues WALTER KERBER photo Ram in Southern Alberta during the past week has brought the majority of farmers are baling their cereal crop straw this year in finishing touches of harvest to a grinding halt In this field between anticipation of feed shortages Barons and Claresholm, both combine and baler lay idle The Transport blamed for poor turnout Virtually non existent transportation for the han dicapped adversely affected last evening s meeting for the improvement of facilities availabl" to the disabled Frank Merkl, interim chairman of the newly-formed organization Disabled on the Move expressed disappoint ment in the poor turnout for the meeting but said lack of transportation was a major cause The organization has been established to combat just such difficulties experienced daily by the handicapped in eluding inaccessibility of stores businesses schools buses and lack of recreational outlets He said the group will be permanent and extremely ac live consisting of an executive of disabled and assisted by organizational members who are not handicapped Plans have been formulated for an extensive survey to be conducted on all public buildings in the city categonz ing each as to accessibility for wheelchair patients per Sons with any ambulatory limitations the blind and hear- ing handicapped Results are to be publicized in booklet form for distribu- tion among the disabled and establishments concerned would be approached in hopes of having conditions im- Tentatively the group will meet Oct 9 in the Assump- tion Church Hall at which time it is hoped an increased attendance will enable the formation of a strong viable and committed organization Public hearings in Montana Glacier plan proposed Hearings on a master plan and a wilderness proposal for Glacier National Park in Mon tana will be held in two centres in that state in mid October The hearings to be attended members of the National Park Service will be held in Great Falls Oct 15 and in Kalispell Oct 18 A National Park Service Dinner set The annual installation meeting and banquet ot the chamber ot commerce will be held at 6 30 p m Wednesday at the El Rancho Hotel A no host reception at 6 30 p m is to oe followed dinner at 7 30 p m with featured speaker G R Gray manager of Engineering Svncrude of Canada His topic will be development ot the Mbcita Tar Sands New bylaw could curb sanitary landfill fires Fires at the city landfill have become an almost week ly occurrence recently and scavengers are suspected of lighting them the city fire department reports Fire Chief Ernie Holberton said the garbage fires are more of a nuisance than anything else but they can sometimes tie up a pumper and two or three men for some time The nearest hydrant is at least a half mile away so un- less the fire is a small one that can be doused with water from the pumper s own 500 gallon tank the department has to call in the landfill trac tor operator to smother the blaze Normally by the time we get called the fires cover quite AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITT1NG Special rates for senior citizens New Installations Phone 328-2106 an area and get in too deep and take too much water to put out savs Chief Holber- ton The problem that then arises is thai the tractor operator usuall} has to be aroused from his Hardieville home and since he doesn t have a phone this can sometimes take a little time We might be out there an hour or so before the tractor is even operating savs the chief The pumper also stands by while the fire is smothered in case the operator gets into anv trouble Chief Holberton believes most ot the fires are deliberately set because of their frequency I don t see how they can all start by themselves he savs The fires have to be put out because provincial environ ment department regulations prohibit burning at landfill sites But recent amendments to the city s waste bvlaw may FEW THINGS IN LIFE RUN AS WELL AS A VOLKSWAGEN 1971 Mustang Low m leage completely eouipped 1967 VW Station Wagon 1965 Ford 2 door hardtop RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI Sales 329-4539 3rd Ave and 14th St S E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medicul Dental Bldg Phone 327-6565 provide some relief for the firefighters and the landfill operator The amendments allow the city s two waste bylaw en lorcement officers to hand out a ticket to anvone they see violating the provisions of the bvlaw The tag for scavenging at the landfill is Now we can do more than just shoo them away says citv engineering director Randv Holfeld He said some of the violations existed previously but because of the cumber some process of getting a court summons against an offender they were rarely en forced Rent board plans meet public meeting for landloids and tenants will be held Tuesdav at 7 30 p m in Gym 2 at the Civic Sports Centre________________ REPAIR 4 SAVE HANZEL Extra Wear For Every Pair 3f77th Street South They Can't Wait for Water (neither can An investment in livestock or crops could be lost if your water supply failed for long Don t risk it call me your Jacuzzi J-man at the first sign of trouble or need I am trained and ready to serve you with Jacuzzi pumps and water systems Certified to be Right by an independent board of approval and have immediate access to original factory parts Give me your Jacuzzi 1-man a rail now at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St North, Lethbridge Phone 327-1571 or the 'OLIVER DEALER' nearest you proposal calls for imposing travel limits .n the park and the designation of 90 per cent of the rugged mountainous region in Northwest Montana as a wilderness area The U S Department of the Interior has filed draft en vironmental impact statements outlining plans for the million acre park and proposals for 917 600 acres ol park land with Montana s En vnonmental Quahtv Council Proposals would encourage development of added visitor sei vices outside the park boundaries while limiting development within the park to preserve the area as a vaca tion and wilderness area preventing damage to its en vironment Included in the proposals are adoption of a policy to prevent further alteration of scenic lakeshores establish ment of a public tiansporta tion system to reduce conges tion on the popular Gomg-to the Sun Road and limiting park use to the number of peo pie it can hold Other proposals are development oi areas where fires will be allowed to burn uncontrolled halting fish planting in lakes rivers and streams and encouraging visitors to park their cars and lake advantage of the un touched back country The park service said the ol letting some fires burn unchecked might not be understood the some por- tions of the public and ex plains this would allow areas ot the park with nonproduc- tive plant life to be cleared Three wilderness areas are planned in which travel would be limited to horse back riding and walking One acre includes the Apgar Mountains at the southwest boundary of the park and the other sections are divided by Going to the Sun Road The proposal estimated a 90 season lor camping in the wilderness area and the master plan encourages snowshoemg and cross skiing during the winter months Snowmobiles and similar vehicles would be limited to roads in the park Class full Near capautv registration this week was achieved for children s swimming and skating classes the communi- tv services department reports Skating classes were filled Ifab children aged six to 15 Some 389 childfn aged three to 15 brought registration in the swimming program close to capacity About 30 vacan cies remain Registration for adult swimming classes at the Frit? Sick Pool will be held today Irom 1 to 4 and fa to 10 p m in 2 at the Civic Sports Centre The fee will be tor 10 lessons Registration for adult skating classes will be held in October BERGMAN'S Ph 328 0372 2716 12 Ave S AIR CONDITION NOW with the ROUND ONE by ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD FURNACES SHEET METAL and HEATING AIR CONDITIONING 2214-43 SI S Ph 327-5816 SPECIAL AUCTION Sat., Sept. p.m, Furniture, Appliances, Miscellaneous Items Too Numerous To Mention The AUCTION BLOCK 2508 2nd Ave. N. License No. 1553 ;