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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta April LETHBRIOGE HERAID-3 Dateline Alberta Recreation conference set EDMONTON (CP) A conference of provincial recreation ministers will be held here May 28-29, Horst Schmid, Alberta's minister of culture, youth and recreation, said today. Mr. Schmid said it is hoped that delegations from all 10 provincial governments and the northern territories can arrive at a co-ordinated national approach to development of leisure time activities. The ministers will also discuss the roles of the three levels of government with regard to allocation of money, manpower and research in the recreation field. Pump ruled faulty EDMONTON (CP) A coroner's jury ruled Tuesday that Roland Sasges, 37, of Sherwood Park, was killed March 5 because of a faulty pressure pump he had designed himself and recommended regulations on the use of compressed air. The jury called on the workmen's compensation board to formulate regulations on using compressed air in containers which have not been designed to take the pressure. Mr. Sasges was emptying a barrel of fluid at Imperial Oil's Strathcona refinery with compressed air when the bottom of the barrel blew out and killed him. Arson clues sought EDMONTON (CP) Fire officials are investigating the possibility of arson in an early morning fire that caused damage to a west end trucking company. The fire caused a series of explosions when it ignited gas tanks on parked trucks. Firemen fought the blaze for nearly two hours before bringing it under control. There were no injuries. Construction okayed GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) City council voted to proceed with construction of a recreational facility despite a increase in costs. Construction is expected to begin in June, with completion scheduled for fall, 1975. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 59 31 Pincher Creek... 53 34 .03 Medicine Hat 63 37 Edmonton 49 34 .05 Grand Prairie 47 29 Banff........... 56 34 Calgary 58 28 Victoria 55 37 Penticton....... 54 34 Prince George 50 28 Kamloops....... 57 39 Vancouver...... 56 40 Saskatoon....... 54 27 Regina 44 24 Winnipeg...... 53 30 Toronto........ 54 35 Ottawa......... 49 33 Montreal 45 33 St. John's....... 46 37 .01 Halifax........ 46 32 Charlottetown 44 30 .02 Frederic ton..... 44 28 Chicago 56 41 New York 62 46 Miami.......... 86 69 .41 Los Angeles..... 77 54 Las Vegas...... 83 51 Phoenix 90 55 Honolulu........ 84 74 Athens 63 57 Rome.......... 54 43 Paris........... 59 41 London......... 52 43 Berlin.......... 46 34 Amsterdam..... 55 45 Moscow 45 27 Stockholm 45 35 Hong Kong...... 73 72 Buenos Aires 82 66 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Calgary Today and Thursday, mainly sunny, highs both days 55-60. Lows 30- 35. Columbia Kootenay Today sunny with afternoon ;loudy periods except cloudy with a few showers today in the Columbia district. Thursday mostly cloudy. A few showers in the afternoon and evening. Highs both days 55 to 65, lows tonight in the lower 30s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sunny at times with widely scattered showers central and east portion today. Not quite so warm today. Clearing tonight. Mostly sunny and warmer Thursday with widely scattered afternoon showers west portion. Highs today 55 to 65. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Thursday 60s. West of Continental Divide. Sunny and warmer today. Scattered showers and continued mild Thursday. Highs today and Thursday 55 to 65. Lows tonight 30s. Rock Pickers Crown 400 Dependable! Rugged! Built to handle large rocks. See also the new hydraulic drive Rotary Crown Picker at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CouM Highway, Box 1202 328-1141 Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard nme opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to o.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours: Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. untiLll p.m.; wna horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; noosevule a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Canada Customs hours moved one hour carllo- Jan. 6 when Montana went on daylight Hanging on Two window washers cling to tilted scaffold at 14th floor level in Chicago, Tuesday, as they await rescue by firemen Men dangled for 20 minutes "before being rescued through 13th floor window. Ireland-bound arms seiz ed TORONTO 'CP) A large store of arms believed destined for Northern Ireland has been seized and two men charged with exporting arms contrary to the Export and Import Permits Act following searches of two area houses, RCMP said Tuesday. Inspector George Scott said the arms are connected with the seizure last week in South- ampton, England, of small arms and explosives destined for Northern Ireland. He said the searches were carried out after information was received from British po- lice, but declined to give de- tails. Nine M-l rifles, 13 Sten-gun housings, 66 Sten-gun ammunition clips and rounds of ammunition were confiscated, he said, along with paraphernalia indicating the arms were destined for the Ulster Defence Association the Protestant para-military group in Northern Ireland. Charged are Ronald White- side, 38, of Richmond Hill and George Henry Hall, 24, of To- ronto. They were released on their own recognizance and are to appear May 7 in provincial court. Insp. Scott told reporters that objects which indicated the arms were destined for the UDA included a flag, a Canadian charter for the Canadian Ulster Loyalist Sweepstake winners announced EDMONTON (CP) -Major winners of the second early bird draw of the Canadian Derby Sweepstake were announced Tuesday. In draw A, B. Thompson of Calgary won G. A. Ritchie of Port Hammond, B.C., won and Mark Bredin of Thornhill, Ont., won In draw B, winners were Dave Morrison of Edmonton, Leo, T. Edwards of and Ted Ruthie and Alex Duthie of Calgary, Milk price to increase SASKATOON (CP) The Saskatchewan milk control board is negotiating with the federal government for permission to raise the price of milk, Stan Barber, board chairman, said today. He said in an interview that the price to consumers will undoubtedly be increased, but the date and amount are .Association and literature "which espoused their cause." In England, two men have been charged following a seiz- ure in Southampton of large quantities of small arms and explosives. A British police source has said it is believed the arms came from Canada. The Export and Import Per- mits Act provides a maximum penalty of five years in jail and a fine of Insp. Scott told reporters that objects which indicated the arms were destined for the UDA included "battle flags" for different sections of Ireland, and a Canadian charter for the Canadian Ulster Loyalist Association and literature "which espoused their cause." Shortage of hostels CALGARY (CP) A shortage of urban youth hostels is deterring many young Europeans from visiting North America, Dr. Anton Grassl of Munich, said here. Dr. Grassl, president of the International Youth Hostels Federation, was in Calgary as part of a Western Canada promotional tour. He said "North America is a rich continent but is underdeveloped when it comes to youth hostels." He said only 160 of the world's youth hostels are located in North America. Germany, which has less than a third of the land of Ontario, has 606. FATAL CONTACT Contact with the fin spines of the stonefish found in the tropical Indo-Pacific oceans is usually fatal. Enjoy a Weekend cDeluxe For Two For One Night Prime Rib Dinner For Two Phone Your Reservation CARRIAGE Get a great General 4 -ply tire at a pushover price.. this week only! Buy this week and save! Where else could you get a tire like the General 4-ply polyester from Nowhere. This special price is for six days and six days only. If you want to save money, youVe got to act fast. Our sale is for one week only. It ends this coming Saturday. Size B-78-13 Whitewall. ELRICH TIRE LTD. 402 1st Avenue South Phont 327-6886 327-4445 Bow Island Phone 545-2515 "The tire experts with the low prices." ;