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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Unifarm Wants Electric Power Publicly-Owned EDMONTON (CP) farm President Paul Babey to- day urged the Alberta govern- ment "to take whatever steps are necessary to make electric power a publicly-owned utility." Mr. Babcy, opposed to Can- adian Utilities Ud. interim rate increases in April approved by the provincial Public Utili- ties Board, said Uniform recoiE- raends that the board be disaolv- ed and a body of consumers be established to scrutinize toe cost of producing electrical tools. "In our view, testimony beard by the Public Utilities Board in the matter of increas- es in power rates to Rural Elec- trification Association consum- ers has failed to establish a case for such a Uni farm letter to Premier Harry Strom said. Canadian Utilities electricity to Grande Prairie DriimheUer, Vegrerille and sur- rounding areas. The letter said represrflta- b'ves of the REA deraontrated hat rates should be decreased o meet the terms of the orig- nal agreement to supply power at cost to REA. Under the agreement, farm- ers are to receive at reduced rates because they own their distributive systems. The rate increase "suggttts to us that the PUB hearings were more of an exercise than a genuine attempt to deter- mine whether an laereaie can bt Mr. Baber said MAY FOR MEDIC OTTAWA (CP) May has been designated as Medic-Alert Month in support for an educa Una! campaign sponsored by the Life Underwriters Aamcia lion of Canada, the federa health department announce! here. Under the Medic Alert system persons suffering from health problems wear- informa tkri bracelets for reference in ease they require medical a tentkn. About Canadians now wear such a bracelet. Highways Minister Taylor Married To Job Says Staff EDMONTON Leaving behind eoKrtle evidence at 30 yean in the province's public Highways Mincer Gor- don Taylor of ABxrU sc- ented a dallenge at the fed- eral level TV 59-year-old bacMor will a deputy minster the federal tcinnxnt departaoefit. Ht will be in charge ot surface from tbc berla cabinet is effective at the of the month. The move endi Mtfcj. of aoecuUtian about the future of Mr. Tartar who ran ncond to Harry Strom for the Social Credit party leadership in Deeonfaer, Known for abnty to lor inn vout us Mr. Taylor Km akoe in a two- bedroom boute and speak many hours in hn office. A nefire of Calgary, be was a tocher aa! flew with the RCAF during the Second World War. On return from oreneas in purchased a real estate and insurance business, lie was elected to tie ure in Drunsheller Gliechen constituency in 19O and has held the seat since then. He be- came minister of telephones in 2. C. Manning's cabinet in 1950 tod one year later wai named highways muster. Mr. Tayior'i work fa com- munity terviea has fined many of his noB-workJDg hours. Camp Gordon, eaotof PofcoU, Is the most tangible proof of hh desire to help the underprivi- leged. Started wki each aommcr baa op to 1M boyttatog agraBtaje o for mainly out of bia ow pocket It, THE LFTHUIOGE HEUAID Jubec Mayor To Visit West CALGAKY (CP) Mayor ules Lamontagne of Quebec (Sty has been invited by Cal- ary and Edmonton to visit two western cities in July. "In my large family there ves ra for Ir. Taylor says. Mr. Taylor's detailed _ tow-l- odge of his department's opera- tes is legend in the press gal- ery. He is remembered for he time when he was criticized by an opposition member for not providing enough details on provincial 'Mr. Taylor gave serai hours of details, without using notes during the next three days am the opposition siember said he wouM never again make such a complaint against the highways minister. llis department this year won approval for an urban transpor Ution bill, the first of its kind in Canada, which allows urba municipalities to'protect corr dors needed for future exress- ways or rapid transit systems from land speculators. Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes said here he and Mayor Ivor )cnt of Edmonton have invit- ed Mr. Lamoatagne to attend the last two days of the Cal- gary Stampede immediat- ely following, the first two days of Kdraoaioa's Klocdike Days summer festival The invitation, Mayor Sykei said, is intended to promote relations between Que- >ec and the west. HEAVY APPETITE Locusts daily eat the equiva- lent of their own weight. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Cwtifitd Dental Methank Metropolitan 8Wg. STONE WALL DBEMCE Cambodian militiamen point their rifles through openingi in a wall at road junction. IIUE8R FOR eoys A DyiMmk Duo Smartly Styled Jackets fashion comes on jtrong for the young guy. a jacket to suit his mood. Canadian corduroy w a blend of Fortrel and Cotton Poplin. Both have country club styling with double knit cuffs and waistband. Brown, Grwn, Blue. Sizes: 8 to 16. EACH Making the scene Slacks and Jeans olwoyi look great In permanerrt press itriped and plain coloured of 77% eombtd cotton and 23% ivilywter. Superior rdenHony trim look styling, two front and one hTp pocket. All around belt loops. Coloni Green, Blue and Tan. Sizu 8 to 16. PAR Short Sleeve Sport Shirt Groov. wTfh Itib winning sSirt. A bltnd of PeVeiter-35% Nylon in a wlKllon of. fclid ihodn, ffrJpet and cKtcks. ivtten down collar ityllng. In Blu., Y.llaw, Mint and Amlwr. Sim: t.lo 16. UCH Terry Cloth Knit Shirt Color brloM end fathlOT riflliMine quality 100% cotton ttrrycloth for the lummtr ahead, imarlly frimmW with Cfrforful cotton ribbing. Blut, Gold, Green, 4 AM Whir.. S.M.I. A drvfsfbn of fIRfSTONE TIRE RUBBER Company of Canada Umiftd Cormr 3rd and 8th St. S. 327-8548 Optn Daily 8 a.m. to.6 p.m. Open to p.m.; Wednwday 9 a.m, te 1 p.m.; Thvnehy and Friday f a.m. te p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;