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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 LETrtBRIDGE HERAID August 1973 could happen to you in 1973 Out of out of mind THE FINEST RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind B C Halfway Colgory and Tram-Canada Please moil me a fret brochurt. Nc -By TOM TIEDE i Newspaper i Enterprise Association on can fuel some of tl-e p-uple some of the time and all of the people some of the time But can't fuel all of the people all of time. RENO I tell you this ston. not to frighten but to caution In the summer of drne only at your per- il I knew own trip across Tsevada would be risky when tne rental agent gave me a car half filled gas I in- quired about the deficiency onh to be subsequently ques- I'oned about patriotism The pumps are almost the agent sternly. He weanng a flag pm m ore lapel and a Sierra Club button in the other he added and save Sears 62 days left 'til Thanksgiving Day Rushing the Not really. Because if you want to enjoy the just-picked goodness of com-on-the-cob and juicy peaches during the festive winter now's the right time to buy your Coldspot freezer. You'll save money too by taking advantage of in-season when they're at their lowest prices. And think of all the fixing you can do ahead of before the busy holidays start 10 days only 20.2 cu. ft. holds 700 207 29200 vinyl basket and divider Counter-balanced lid frees both hands cold control lets you maintain zero temperature. Interior light Drywall construction- prevents cabinet from sweating during hot. humid weather lid closure seals cool 'in' built-in Jock and keys White acrylic finish In- side and outside. And this low-priced Coldspot giant Is fully guaranteed. Major Appliancai fit Simpsons-Soars you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery STORE Open Doily from 9 30 a.m. to 5 30 p.i Thursday and Friday a.m. to p m. Centre Village Moll Telephone 328-9231. I did go slow. Everybody else was going but I did go slow I wondered about the wisdom of it when a maa wiah a backpack on a bicycle passed me. but I was surely sajing gas Though not enough And as the gauge began to reach the ritical stage. I was in trou- ble This was desolate coun- try The only thing I knew about it was from Vip car- toons Somebody told me the wild animals rule the he said he knew a 175- pound chicken out here who ran a Southern Fried Colo- nel stand. Have jou ever seen a vul- ture on your windshield wip- I would have welcomed company from Mr Dirt But every gas station 1 passed as out of so I push- ed on Gasless I came to this little I forget the and stalled. There I a stray dog chewing my gasless. It was the worst feeling I'd had in this state since I went to a Las Vegas laundromat and somebody won my clothes I approached the only serv- ice station on foot The owner pulling the lever on his single pump. I asked if he had any gas and he said the reason he pulled on the he was that one time he. did it and three lem- ons appeared in the price windows won and a handful of I asked him when his next delivery would be. maybe week' out of Elko on a 20-mule for ciying out loud get all the borax I The station owner said I might as well relax. He said his daughter ran the town's only hotel and there were plenty of rooms Do they have American I asked. He said 'The nearest thing we got to mass transportation is a dog with a bus painted on his side. This is a small town Small indeed. The station owner said if I plugged in my electric shave the street lights would dim And too He said the place actually used to be a but there was so little going on that one day the tide went out and came back. The biggest thing that ever happened he wlien that newcomer from Ely got run over by the Welcome Even the cops had an unlisted number. The burg was so tiny it was difficult getting cash. The only bank in town was named Willie's Savings and and when I tried to cash a travelers check they asked me if I had anything small- er. Then the teller learned I was from New York so he tned to impress me by say- ing he had a lot of big city ideas I've been trying to buy a hooka water pipe for only I can't find a hooka to sell me Frustrated I met the station owner's daughter when I checked into the hotel. She was fat She had more chins than a Chinese telephone directory. I knew she was frustrated be- cause she complained that when she vacationed in Rome one her shoes pinch- ed her more than the men did. She said she got calls from the Peeping Toms to please pull her shade down. she you know Mickey Spil- I said I knew Horace Spil- ane. she said. I said Horace was an Army pal until he went AWOL. she said. I retreated to my breathless She said she would cook some fried bol- ogna and come by later I sat down. What a room. It was so small I could feel the hand- writing on the wall. It was the only place I staged where the Gideons missed. It looked like it had been decorated by Uriah Keep. Petrified my door flew open. It was the service sta- tion owner and the man whi looked like he did Dodge com- mercials. I was petrified. heard you been messing with my the sta- tion owner scowled. I I only asked for some fried bologna. The sheriff looked at me like I was Jeb Magruder. Then the station owner whipped out a five gallon can of gas he was saving this to get to the State but we don't want your kind in I took it gladly and left. As I drove away the sheriff ask- ed the station owner who I was don't the owner daughter said something about Horace Spil- lane. But I sure hope this gas shortage 1 just hate to see a good girl gt Jaasma case decision adjourned EDMONTON A de- cision on a charge under the Alberta Securities Act against Albert Jaasma of Vancouver was adjourned to Aug. 31 by Provincial Judge Dean Saks Mr. president of Cosmopolitan Life Assurance has entered a plea of not guilty to a based on RCMP that he was not a registered broker or in- vestment dealer when he trad- ed securities of S and M In- dustries Ltd. between 1972 and April 1972. Tne charge said the trading occurred at Red Ls Ed- monton and other areas of the province. Britain bans film LONDON Film cen- sor Stephen Murphy has banned American director Sam Peckin- pah's latest Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. He cited killings in the western which stars James Kris Kns- toffersen and Bob Dylan. The picture's European scheduled for Aug. 16 in London was postponed. beer of Copenhagen AT REGULAR PRICES Nowbrewed in Alberta CarlsWrghaslongbeentheworld'smost exported Lager beer. Now this glorious beer of is brewed right here in Alberta. And because it's now brewed you can enjoy Carlsberg at regular prices. Carlsberg... brewed with all the skill and tradition of Denmark to the taste of Canadian beer drinkers. Discover Carlsberg for yourself. Canadian Breweries Alberta Ltd. COPENHAGEN city of beautiful JL- f j r -1 r r V I V r k k i i i j tr' i i M W ;