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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Augull 4, 1972 THE IETHBRIDC6 HERALD 23 i Cholera strikes DEATHS CHAT'MAN Douglas Jac- ob (Jay) Chapman, beloved son of Carol and Peter Cliap- man of Lctli- bridge, was bid lo rest in rhoc- nix. on July 31, 1972. While visiting relatives In Ari- zona Jay, ago eight, pcsscd au ay following _ an Eiuloinobilu accident near Flagstaff, Arizor.a on July 27, He is [iurvived by hi.s parents, Carol ami Peter C'lapnian and Ills sister Caryn; his grand- mother Mrs. Beatrice Chap- grcat-grancimoLhL-r Mrs, Annie Warren and Uncle Rob- ert Warren Chapman of Phoe- nix, Arizona. G03C C A N A C II K Elizabeth passed a-vay in Pinclicr Creek Hospital, Pinclicr Creek on Thursday, August 3rd, 1972, age H7. Funeral iirrangc-menl's will ba announced uhcii completed Funeral arrangements by ED- EN'S FUNERAL HOME'LTD., Tlncher Creek. C3458 REID Hilda Kina, passed a way in the city on Thursday, August 3rd, st the age ol C5 years, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Alvln Reid o! Lethbrictgc. Mrs. Reid was twrr in Stirling on April 5th, 1007 and had continued lo reside in southern Alberta all her life She leaves to mourn her pass ing one son Patrick and his wife Lylia of Edmonton; four sisters, Mrs, Harold (IClndia! Christcnsen of Stirling, Mrs Russell (Chloc) Hoyden of Letb- bridge, Mrs, George (Geneva Erickson of Provo, Utah an fii'i niece, Mrs. Warren Linden field of Billings, Montana; hi.' nephew, Mr. Wallace Ilroder son of Montana ;mn his brothcr-in law Mr. Join Urodcr.snn rl.so of Ilycgalc, all o[ whom altor.dctl Ihe funeral service. He was predeceased by his sister, Mrs. John tKtliel) Tlrodcrson and four brolliers, Will, -loe, Trod and Ordelle Huntings. The funeral service lifld nil Thursday ,tl this subject be- fore discussing financing of sec- ondary education and health care. Tnere was unanimous con- cern about the soaring costs of health care, but some dis- agreement over how to meet them. Premier Peter Lougheed of Alberta wanted to drop the cost-sharing arrangement with Ottawa in favor of a transfer o federal furds to Ihe province by i way of [ax points. Rut Premier Schreyer o: Manitoba wanted no part o that. Any such formula, lie F.Eid, he oudated. in a few yell's nnd tho provinces wouk receive less revenue than under a continued cost-sharing scheme. The talks on education volved around Ihe federal gov crnment's grants to sitics, a program that is schcd uled to expire in 1974. Premier Richard Hatfield o: New Brunswick srid he is anx ious that the provinces reach a concensus on university grants prior to 1974 so (hat Ottawa wil know their views. CHMC reports increase in! housing construction OTTAWA (CP) The num- hci' nf new houses and apart- mails built in the first lialf of this year rose to from in (he same period last year, and the number of unoc- cupied dwellings at mid-year ro.'iC 12.2 per cent. Cent ra 1 I lousing and JMorl- Corp. reported the mid- year figures Thursday, saying that in general, demand for hoi It si n j; Ic, d ol ached houses and multiple dwellings such as a n d apartments continued to he strong. The Economic Council of Can- nrla has said the country needs nnd nntuinl ronstniclion rale of about units hy the mid- 1970s lo meet current demand and upgrade Ihe country's stock of old houses. Actually, the federal housing agency said, the rate at which new houses and apartments Virrc started during the first ,alf of this year ran slightly in rxcess of the goal. It declined, however, lo the second year from an JACKSON Funeral service for Mnry NT. Jackson, beloved wife of the iate Harold Jackson of Pinchcr Creek, who died sud- denly Tuesday, July 25, 1072, at Ihe ngc of 7-1 ycnrs, held at p.m. Friday, July 2ft, 1072 e Pinclier Creek United Church with IIob Fillicr offici- ating. Pallbearers were Iloheit Hums, Wilbur Lang, Krwin Nor man Hoed, Gerald Hohbins Norman MelxxKl. Honorary pnllbearcrs were John Iluchan, Hany Taylor, A. L. Frccbnim, Louis Sorge, Kl- mer McNcllis nnd Herman Tag- Intcnnent was in the Fair- view ccmelory, I-Xcn's Funeral Homo Ltd., Pinrhcr Crock, Dir- ectors of Funeral Service, was in chargo of Iho arrangcinenls. other dwellings, unoccupied quarter of the annual rale of 2fi3.200 set in the first three months of 1072. SF-COND HALF DOWN While Hie number of houses and apartments completed in tlie first half of rose 2ft.G pci crnl, of unit? imrlrr construction nl the end of I he year was up by 12.1 per cent. At mitl-ycar, there were newly-completed but unoccupied single, scmMloIached, and! du- plex on the market down 10.1 per cent from a year earlier. Tho number of ncv row-houses, aparlmcnls a n ip to six months, was up 27.1 pr cent at The combined total of new, moccupied dwellings was up 2.2 per cent at com- ared with at the end of fune last year. CM! 1C said mortgage inlcrest -ales rose slightly in Juno. The average rate for mortgages for lomc-ownership under Ihc Nn- ticr.al Housing Act rose lo 8.9 per cent from 8.B3 per cent i May, and B.81 per cent a yea ago. The average NHA loan rat c r m ortgages for new re nt a accommodation rose to 8.93 pe cent in June this year from in May, but it was 9.15 per cen in June last year. Castro hijackers on I TORONTO (CP) Plane hi- jackers taking shelter in Cuba want to go home and face Ihc courts but the Castro govern- ment will no! let them. CBC re- porter Ron Collistcr said in an j interview Wednesday. Mr. Collisler, back from a 10- day trip filming a CJJC-TV docu- mentary on Cuba, spoke to sev- eral hijackers nnd said they are disillusioned wilh the aflcrmalli of the revolution. ITc said 150 hijackers, mostly men from Ihe Unilcd Slates, live in and around Havana. They receive meals, clolhes and a month from Ihc Cuban government but cannot get good jobs. One refugee told hint that sev- eral years ago he had been the i kind of revolutionary who was willing to kill, Now all he wanted was "a steady living and a quiet house in an Ameri- can suburb." Anolher the reporter lie knew ho faced a jail term of up lo 14 years in the United Slates hut "would happily go back to- morrow.rr Alberta Contractors, Ltd. Hi clay, An R n si 1S a. LADIES CRlflfiP pcrnia press 2-6x cuffs purple, wine, green -lizej 10-20 Located In Shopping Centra on Mayor Mag rain Drive Open Dnity 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Tiiurs, ond Frl. 9 n.m. to 9 p.m. ;