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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERAID luosilny, Augml 1, Record vote in. B.C. Aug. 30 election hinted fly THE CANADIAN Voting thrmiL'hout Uriiisli Columbia braced fur a rush of applicants Icxiay, with a midnight deadline on eligibility Cnrtlslon cowboy >s rodeo tops to cast Ballots In I ho provincial election. EDSON', Alia. (CP) Boh Wilson of Cardsion, was named the top cowboy .Monday at the annual Edson rodeo. Wilson was the winner in the bull riding event will] second place taken by Dale Rose of Medicine Hal, and third by Bob Mimas of Red Deer. Howard Claypool of Saska- toon won the brorie event with Shawn Davis of Montana second. Frank Bourque of Cal- gary was third. George Myron of Edmonton won the bareback riding. Kenny McLean of V e r n o n. B.C., won the calf-roping and Jim Clawson of Stirling, was second. Roy Hubbard o( Ed- monton won the steer WTeslling with Wilson second and McLean third. MOUNTMH. SODDING LANDSCAM.'lfc VINYl COVERED CHAIN WIRE FENCE For Moro Information Contotl D. CRAIG PORTER UlhbridgB Ph. 328-0924 Tremi'iulous growth ctmvcr suburbs and in some other pails o( B.C. indicate a record turnout on election day. At the lasi provincial election, in mill, there wore 1.IIH.5SM cli- uibh' lo vote. Advance polls for the election will Ix? held 24, 25 ami 'K. Meanwhile, on the campaign trail M o ml ay, tho Progressive Conservative parly, attempting a comeback in 15. C. politics miller leader Dcrril Warren, issued R major policy statement on senior citizens. Mr. said in Vancou- ver that a Top- government ivould bolster direct and indi- rect monetary benefits for sen- citizens with incomes under a year. PROMISES ABOUND Another Conservative policy paper says a Tory government would provide free dental care for all children up to the age ot 14, pledges to provide free collective bargaining for hospi- tal employees and health serv- ice workers, and. suggests lhat doctors' fee schedules should be negotiated every two years. In Victoria Monday, Liberal Leader David Anderson told a party gathering that Premier W. A. C. Bennett had given ex- amples of strong, efficient gov- ernment in the past, but it no longer could plan for the future. The Social Credit election campaign promises to raise supplementary pension allow- ances, to increase benefits to the handicapped, to raise Hie minimum wage in tho province an unspecified amount from Hie current to repeal B.C.'s i gift tax and succession duly leg- islation, and to create a Crown to finance low-inter- est loans for development of I secondary industry. i Mr. Anderson said all the pro. Aus. "0i prints were ordinary In tiieir scope, so unimaginative In Van- that they marked a tired gov- ernment. The Communist party of Can- ada announced in Vancouver (hat it would field seven dates, all in Greater Vancouver ridings, in the Aug. :10 election. MOVING, PICKUP, HAULING DELIVERY ANYTIME EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS PHONE 327-5087 OR 328-3983 Air Canada revamps fare rates MONTREAL ICP> Air cnn- ada today announced a rcvanijv fif its domestic (arc struc- ture with reductions on long-di taticp routes find increases on short-haul (rips except those covcted ijy a now excur.sion rate. Yves Pratte, board chairman of the airline, said the revision would reduce the price of air transportation over 1 on g -d I s- tatici: domestic routes by more than 30 per cent, making it pos- sible to fly round-trip Montrea" to Vancouver on fin excursion fare for as little as com- pnred with the current economy fare of S290. The new fares have been sub milted for approval to the Can a dian transport commission anc would be effective as of Oct. 1. Tho Montreal-Vancouver now econ oin y fa re woul cl he compared vith the current with an excursion rate of under certain restrictions. Fares from Toronto to Vancou- ver would be slightly lower. Under the proposed structure, the new economy return fare between Toronto and Vancouver would he compared with the current fare of The re- turn excursion faro would be For excursion round trips of eight to 30 between Oct. 1 and May 31, an excursion fare of would apply over the same route as long as the trip did not involve travel between 3 p.m. an! 9 p.m. on Fridays, Sundays and some national holi- days. Rain improves crop conditions CALGARY (CP> Rain over most parts of Alberta this week improved crop conditions in many areas, the Alberta Wheat Pool reported Monday. Tim weekly report s n i il spring crops are starling to turn In eastern Alberta and swathing Is expected to begin in one or two weeks. Some (all rye hail baen de- IF SPASSKY HAD DONE THIS Ted Mala (left) and Brian Dunlop study a chess board in Toronto parking lot. The two work at the lot but il was full so they decided to Iry and figure out where Boris Spassky went wrong in his last chess loss to Bobby Fisher. -1 (CP Wirephoto) sets for striking dock workers LOXDOX (AD The British warned that supplies of sonic government set an eight-day deadline today for -12.000 long-1 shoremen lo return lo and may declare a state of emer- gency, a spokesman said. The national dock strike has begun to nibble at the island's focxl supplies. Emergency pow- ers wouM (illow th? government to control food prices, conserve supplies and move essential goods. Troops could be used to lop.ti and unload ships, A special ministerial commit- tee is monitoring the strike situ- ation daily and the government spokesman said a state of emer- gency bo ordered if it ap- pears lhat the strike will be pro- longed beyond next Wednesday. The walkout entered its fifth dav today, and merch ants Present their staff of courteous, qualified sales people, and invite you to attend fruits are running out. Dealers in the Ccvcnt Garden market said they expected sup- plies of applies, oranges, lem- ons, peaches nd plums to run out by Thursday or soon after- ward. Meat supplies were nol yel af- fected seriously, although Zealand lamb increased slightly in price. It was feared that ip-eat amounts of perishables vould rot in the harbors. Cargoes of COO ships made idle by the strike Included crates of citrus fruit, mainly oranges, tons of grapes, tons of bananas and GOO tons of Aus- tralian applies. CALLS CABINET Prime Minister Edward Heath called his cabinet inlo session today to consider the timing of n declaration of na- ional emergency. M was not thought to be imminent as es- sential food supplies were still sufficient. But it was believed that if there was no sign v.ithin a week of the strike ending, an emergency would be proclaimed so the army could be used t o Town quiet after Riot Act read STE. THERESE, Quo. farm- rrs whoso property was (iam- agefE a freak tomnHo, Agriculture Minister H u R h Homer said Tuesday. Tho minister toured the Located at 1910 LAKESIDE ROAD 1510 BIRCH PLACE (E' (Jusl north of Woolco) block E. of Woofco, N. lo Forreitry, to Birch Place) Mummified "body taken from cave SURriKY, B.C. (CP1 The owner of a mummified body founrl In an emply here Saturday said Monday he re- moved it. from a cavo on Van (jouvcr Island to save it from animals and humans. Charlie F.hlcrs said in n tele- phone interview that when ho discovered the cave years ago, many of Hie Indian arti- facts inside wen; still intact. liul each summer as fie re- lumed to the cave near a Ing- road aljtiut su'illi- of 'i'fifino more and more articles had been destroyul by other animals and Ini man.i. Mr. Elilers said lie finally look tho mummy and the IMJJ containing it from the cave in April. He had hecn moving lii i lo his nermaner home in Tofino Monday wlu-i lie ('iscovercfl tlie murnrny and missing. More than M UCMP officers rm n in Smrey Satiinlay after n ;nan poKerl he hml found a bmly in a box in n house fir- had pnr- frrjin Mr. Khlers on, helicoplcr and said the of n.sinR government oans to help cover tho eslimal- pd damage will dis- ClISFCfl. The tornado slnick (lie area 'riday evening, cutting a of damage yards wide and more than five miles long. It iran.sed damage lo .seven farms and injured three persons who were in one of the (nrmliotiscs The house, several horns, and a variety of smaller farm build were destroyed or dam- aged along crops and live- stock was killed. OIIF; Larson, president of tho Unifarm IticaS, said the tornado a hail storm t-h'it dam- ngeri up In 70 per cent of r-ome crops in the area. lie said many of tho farmers in the tornado-liaii area were slill unsure about the extent o their insurance coverage. Without a healthy return o n their insurance, repairing I h e damage will be "simply impos- sible" most of tin: farmers, Mr. Larson said. of those are fcid.s just starling out. Without help, it will set them back in Ih'j hole 15 years." SUNHISI-: WMON KL'XSKT 'incher Crtfrk Hat "algary Victoria 'entieton rince George amlooftt 70. 77 (13 70 innipeg J'oronlu Ottawa Montreal :i. John's Halifax irlottC'toml Frcdei'icton Chicago New York Miami Angeles Las Pliocnix Itoma Paris Ixindon Derlln Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo si BO I. Pro. 511 .02 SO .02 58 M .35 .10 .11 .01 55 50 55 50 55 1.01 41 C! .n 61 .02 SO .02 71 M 82 M M 74 C7 79 7-1 (17 90 r.7 71 Bl 100 111 ..115 VI Oil fid 57 75 51 fiH 55 .M 61 75 FORECAST: I.elhliriilgc-Mtiliclns Hat Today: .Mainly cJoutly. A frsv rnrlv nidnilnfj slmwcrs or Ihimfli-rvlifiu SluJMTrfj Otld- tfiumEei it) most itlrs Ihis nnrt over- nigfit. wincls wltli n visli of hail during the heav- Irr thunderstorms party tliii evrntng. Iliglia near 70. Lows near 50. Jliflhs near 70. Calgary Today: Mainly cloudy. One or two showers this morning. Showers nnrl thnndershowers In most local- Hies late this afternoon and evening. Highs !n mid 60s. Lows Wednesday: Mainly sun. ay. Iliglis in mid f-0s. Columbia Kmilenay region Today nnd Wednesday sunny uilh a few rlrnuly periods. Iso. 'ated afternoon or thunderstorms along the rock- les. Highs today and Wednes- day f.5 to M. Lows tonight 50 lo 55. MONTANA Kast of Continental Divide Pailly cloudy will) scattered s h o wr e r s or thunderstorms mainly east today nnd over tha area tonight nnd Wednesday. Cooler Wednesday. IliRiis Icxlay 75 lo Ha. Lows tonight 50s, Highs Wednesday 70 lo SO, West of Ciiiillncnlal Dividr Partly rlnudy v.ith isolated Ihnnderstorms loday and Wed- nesday. Cooler Wednesday. Highs today SOs. Lows tonight W lo 55. Highs Wednesday 75 to Taylor retires VICTORIA (CP) Dr. .Tames Alexnnrler Taylor, provincial health officer and deputy min- ister of health since KKi2, re- tired Monday nficr an years with gover'liincJil. Tiir departtricut cl ln-..lli] Is In announce his re- placemi'iit later tfrflay. DON JOHNSON Kft, 378-8061 fAARGARET SEEFRIED AWINA EVEfiETT Ri-i. 327-202S 152 8th STRINGAM PROPERTY SALES I .170-9A17 u Tuesday, Aug. 1 MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY 7.13 ST. N OWATONNA 200 9' HAYMASTER ft Contour flolalion gen oil lha