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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE 1E1HBRIDCE IICKALP mil lion used in Charges system 'is successful business MONTRKAl, (Cl'l The IciUil cit all traiisiK'lums mvoh- Chiirgi's acilil c a s amounicd lo million in 1'jn Iliu >car the service became a nalional operation. A spokesman for Charges sa> s [be figure indicates tlie su.viw pf I In1 rrrdil-card-sy.s- U'ni uhic-h now incliules about ;l.2 million eard holders acros t'anada. IC .omuu'o K'lirlhennoro. .viul, ;uMi- lional iulvariliinps inducte mk-r- change acrivnuMiL1' countries ouHilr I'mKula, in- cluding n.inUAmeriL'iU'd in Ilic United SUU's. [larcl.nycanl m i tlic I :niUnl uml I lie Caribbean, and SmniLoiuu in Japan. 1 Simitar ;tlso 1 in m Eonih America, llio I-'ar Kasl and various KurufKMn cnnlros. The credit curd system launched jointly by four dian charier banks in 10GO. Tlic sponsors of tho sys- tem among themselves lor Iho bus j ness arc I he Royal Hank of Cnnaila. tlic Tonmlo Dominion Hunk. Ilic Canadian imperial o Commerce and tin1 Hank Cana- dian NuLiomil. The (n si nvml ;iblf in 0 ill at 10 and Ifliiil. The jscivito 1 spread to Alberta in Mnreh 1971. to Ilic Atlantic in May, 1971, to Jlrilisli Columbia in AurjusU By December, 1071. tt.-m niLTcIianls in various fields had become par! of Llie credit card system. Some of Hit; mcrchiml.s have a number of oullols, serv- ing card holders in mnrc than I 250 consumer categories front i bars to dcpartnu'iil stoics and I gasoline .service Millions. A! least oil companies are in (In1 credit plan. Asked Iliu i-MiMit of fraiul and dctuuU in I be system, spokesman sniil losses Im't' been lower than mil i al projection-; nrcl 'iiuieli lower on a percentage bnsis tban has occurred in the L'nilcd Stales." In contasl lo other plans, Hie Cliargcx comes v. ill unit is on the hall with Union Super and Regular gasolines, new Union Super and Premium Motor Oils, and a host of other quality products lor motorists throughout British Columbia and Alberta. Tonr Union pa rtidinitim dealer proves lie V, nn tlic hall by offering you A NEW OIL FILTER FOR JUST 99c. when you chanpe your oil in new Union SuperorPrcmium MotorOil. (Special ol'icr period, March 27th to June 17th, iy72.) New Union Super .incl J'rcmiuiu Molot Oils BXCEED WARRANTY APPIU1VALS 1972 CARS, Drive in the UNION 76 dealer ncnr you! UNION 76 MAGRATH SERVICE 417. Mayor Mugruih Dr. Phono 328-9766 STEVE SPISAK UNION 76 SERVICE 7M 3rd Avo. S. Phone 3J7-0-122 Al THIESSEN SIMPSO Tune color without lookin Right on the button Color TV in 3 great decor-matching styles. And great features. Push-button color tuning, for example. You had a really fine picture. Then it got scrambled. Maddening! Unscrambling was frustrating took time, prUienr.e. Kvcn so, color -was never QUITK tlio tame. Good bye to all TIIAT Jnst pnsh the hutlon and presto! that terrific picture is right where if. was instantly. Unscrambled ready for your complete enjoyment. Magic? No other name for it! Try it and sec. Beautiful 26" Spanish TV NOW fn siniplr. Super Britr pirlnrc inlic tuning. Fine features! Great 36" Color TV, 3 only ing! Classic Slyle Spanish TV A classic; style enhanced hy pelcctrd oak veneers and snlirls in pecan finish. JtolTs on 4 caslciL-. Same creat Jeaturcs as in set above. Com 26'' Modern TV With nulomnlic tolor conlrol l.ijr A rr.mjinrl mill :m aliovc. Iligliliplilnl liy llir. lop. Slrclcli liar ill Iinsc. W.ilnul gnin lini'li. STORE HOURS: Opon Dnily 9 n.m. lo p.m. Thursday orul AT Frirfay 9 o.m. lo 9 p.m. Centre Village. Telephone 32B-9231 ;