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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta M TM UTHBtJOef HMAi2 Aaril 11, Private Postal System Going Over Big WASHINGTON (APJ A pri- vate postal system called IPSA, which bandies third-class mail at lower col than the UniUd SUtcs poet office, DOW is operal- iag in S! American cities, mak- ing money and expanding. OB parcel poet hauls, the pri- vately-cperaled United Pared Service is plying streets and highways with of its own shiny vehicles and charging less oa many intercity defivenes than the poet office. UPS is uniting a final gov- ernment go-ahead lo friend its interstate service into rine men stales, for a total of 46. It Is it claims- many business firms prefer it lo the U.S. mails for reliability and predictability of service. Airfreight is t booming entry in the package-hauling industry and may get cheaper as biggs jets come along. Grpyhood buses haul bundles as well as people. The venerable Railway Express Agency survives an thrives despite the decline of the railway, and the yellow ages show a laager list each rear if comndlag private local, regional and national express haulers-even though the U.S. parcel post itself is growing, PLAN WILL RETUIN The private carrien are being watched with keea Merest by sunpnrten of a proposal by President Nikon to nocturne the postal system into a bust ness4ype corporation. That plan was blacked by i 1 Wo-U deadleck in the House of post office committee, bat will retm with greater this year. Still pendog. meantime, is pro- posed rxsUi rile increase to help i tnt.Ovt po deficit. The Independent Postal lem of America, called IPSA, is a company established Ufl in Oklahoma- City which ploys unformed, ImalHl, fult time carriers to deliver third- class advertising, or so-caBed "jmk at a cost below the post office IMrd-dast rate. Since it is forbidden by law to a, reakatial matlboies, IPSA tangs its deliveries on door in plastic bags. It pays tat cost of the bagi by teffiag advertising oa them. ATTACKED BY UNION The Ui post office nafb at IPSA bBBC a mere lar of handbilb. 'A very, very said one, past office Postal union kariari have at- larked IPSA in pmmk tfcat only tto gwenmeat am lejally carry Bail, and hare dcasuKcd the wearing -of offieialfetkiBg mifcm by IPSA'i delivery To such beUlbBC. IPSA n- pia that it kas aaad appaea- U.S. parcel post aecutives are more eomeiaus of the pri- ate cnmpftirian, They an n- qiirad by law lo keep thek raies high emugh ta recover iD casts. The rates exceed those SB United Pared Service on BUBJ BMre Ions and cities. And that it now Oklahoma City only, so deincr addressed mail on a te- lecthre nst basis. New Ytrk to JatfaaniDe, Fla., or instance, costs by mail and by UPS. Great Discovery Looms CADUMBeutere) A labfe Egvptologirt Walter Emery could lead to 'the greatest Egyptian ducwaj hr many yen, the tomb of the gad Im- hotep, experts said today. The table, fouod by the pro- lessor at tbc end of his seventh excavation season at Saktara, bears a dated rocriptka "tt the great god Imnotep, son ol the great god Petah to and al reposed fa bBOBtep, the Mt ircd (boot BC. Ss repotBtiBm m a ptmcia. was w greaa that he was Tener- atedthroofboot Egypt' Eiparts say the duongy Iroholep's tomb coold be as dra- matic as me fiaoiBg of the tomb More Abroad OTTAWA (CP) spent per cent BMK i last vcar than iontfa viaaan did B Ceoada, the -DaaaBkaa Boreau of Statistics naoW 'I. "llll 111! llllllllBlBIH on tnvel. abroad totalled Iliat.M.aN, while foreixs traveller leaving a of in the balance an to H th> IwUlt Take two twin a dir ud Mknr UK FbB. If your fint purchMe not Aow yon uple way to last buJky fat ud kelp rcxtix carra; I povadi aW iacfcw fat doa't iliMpjiMg i, cfai., am, I'll I. ealvM aod aakks just ratlin for you Follow My by many who UT. trial tkii ptu ud hdp tuck ak Incio, corvei amd fracafml iludenuai. NoU haw qaiekly bloat bctter'you feel. Uei hifnd Soviet Spies To Be Freed LONDON (AP) Ethel Gee sod Harry Houghtan, convicted of spymg for the Sonet Unkn m ths-1961 Portland navy secrets' ease, win be released on parole Hay 12. Home Secretary Junes GaDs- ftaB .signed 'toe paroie papers 11 months earlier than the nor- mal parole date of March, 1971, Both had been Kntenced to 15 Tears in prison. .Other principals were Gordon identified rv HoUy, 'a Soviet apy raaeter, and Amerieani Morris and Lola Hoogbton, now M, was a clerk at the mdenreter weapons es- tablUiment at Portland, Eng- land, and Ifiai Gee, now 55, was temporary clerk there and Hongnton'i fileul. The two provided Lonsdale particuUn on the Dreadnought, a British nuclear submarine. Then1 parole follows a Brt- exchange of priixa- pab.m the spy scandal. Loos- dale-was exchanged in ISM for Grerille Wyme and the Cohen were exchanged last October for Gerald Brooke. ORDER TICKETS BY MAIL TWO DIFFERENT GRANDSTAND SHOWS DAILY AfltRHUWB! aajtemeitt of rodeo actkxi, aajtemeitt of rodeo actkxi, racini parMrartuet betting, wntem mien: CvTNWGS: BiuaX mi> action of the ehuckwagon ncas, (tan snow suitable to all the family, timnrto displays. Take part m it alt! Enjoy the fun of the Midway and dancing m the streets. Win silver dollar at the Frontier Casino. See cormercul exhibits. taut Flare Sousw and Vie to the Construction Industry." in the Teen and ite FREE speclalv dmtr DAY rvtvn t MUST anraay cnier, BOK 10W, Calpry 2, AJbeita, Cmto SOWI........HTKrrF RimVID MAHOITAMw IUTWC Arruaocirs wurirr nm ivriiiu WAJnur TOIE WIOAY, fjii i) TUtSOAr, JULY ON SALE APRIL UNMLfcAPKIL P I 16-17-is SPRING Spectaculars V-NECK CARDIGANS Kresge Price 2.99 Sleeveless. Acrylic style with front closing. Mauve, Green, Gold, Red. Sizes JR. GIRLS MYLOH JACKETS Kresge Price Hidden hoods. Front closings. Sizes 3-6X. Spri ng shades. 2 P1ICI LUGGAGE SET Kretge'j Regular' Price 17.9i SPECIAL Pullman Weekender! blue, unircoal, Green. JOtit---------, MOYINCr----------------- PKG, OF 4 RAIHIOW CHKK WARU WEAVE DISH CLOTHS Reg, Kresga Price 73f.Plg, SPECIAL THUHS. FKI. SAT. KISOfUl nUMCUMCT SPECIAL THURS, SAT, TOTPUSTK KLIAM.C Reg. Krstge frka 1.67 SPECIAL THun.' FHI. SAT. pr; SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR MONEY CHEERFULLY REFUNOCIT ;