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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Defective youth jailed EDMONTON (CP) A youth suffering from a hereditary defect was sentenced to 18 months in Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Institute. David Willis Adams, 18, of Edmonton, was sentenced on three charges of break and entering despite testimony saying he has the intelligence of a seven- or eight-year-old child. However, Provincial Judge Lucien Maynard recommend- ed the youth, who suffers from a chromosome defect called Klmefelter's syndrome, be given any necessary treat- ment that can be worked out at Alberta Hospital. The youth's lawyer, Barrie Brennand, told court earlier a jail term "would be hell" for a youth suffering from such a defect. Driver killed instantly Calgary. Police said the man was killed instantly in the ac- Three-car crash fatal WHITECOURT (CP) collision in this town about Ed' was involved in a three-car monton. Campfire ban remains EDMONTON (ACN) A province from the Peace iSnaS, to hazard foothills forests of the and west of Highway 2. Taylor stand clarified EDMONTON (CP) Nick Taylor, Alberta Liberal Party leader, said Friday he sup- ports the concept of an Alberta senator entering the federal cabinet as a minister without portfolio, but only un- der certain conditions Mr. Taylor said he supports the idea provided the person entering the cabinet declares his or her intention to resign at the next federal election and seek elected office. He said this would give the senator-cabinet minister a public mandate and avoid be- ing an appointed official. In a Wednesday report, The Canadian Press omitted the conditions Mr. Taylor specified for supporting such an appointment. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 75 51 .02 Medicine Hat 77 50 Pmcher Creek 73 46 Edmonton 72 49 .01 Grande Prairie 75 48 01 Banff........... 70 49 Calgary 71 50 Victoria 75 53 Prince Rupert 62 47 Penticton......87 56 Kamloops 89 64 Saskatoon......64 46 .18 Regma 65 49 07 Winnipeg 79 44 Toronto. 77 51 Ottawa ......73 51 Montreal 72 51 St John's 75 47 Halifax 70 50 Charlottetown 68 51 fredericton..... 75 47 Chicago...... 82 72 Los Angeles 73 65 Las Vegas 103 76 New York 84 63 28 Miami. 86 80 Washington 83 68 San Francisco 67 58 Denver......... 78 45 .08 Phoenix 104 82 Athens 86 70 Rome......... 79 68 Paris......72 59 London........66 55 Berlin ........68 52 Amsterdam 66 59 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Regions Today and Sunday sunny in the morning. Cloudy periods with chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. Highs near 75 and overnight lows near 50. Calgary Region Cloudy periods with late afternoon and evening showers or thundershowers today and Sunday. Highs today near 70 and lows tonight 45 to 50. A lit- tle cooler Sunday with highs near 65. Columbia Kootenay To- day and Sunday, sunny with a few cloudy periods. Highs for both days 80 to 85. Lows tonight in the mid 40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sunny today except for few showers west portion late this afternoon or evening. Variable cloudiness Sunday with widely scattered showers or thundershowers mostly west and central. Continued cool. Highs both days 70s. Lows tonight 45 to 55. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with late afternoon shdwers or thundershowers today and Sunday. Continued cool. Highs both days 70s. Lows tonight 40s. GEHL 600 FORAGE HARVESTER Be prepared and order your GEHL Harvester now. Let GEHL take the worry out of Forage Harvesting. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutta Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closfng times: Carway 6 a.m. to 12 midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) Democrats in front NEW YORK (API Democrats have moved to a commmanding lead in voter preference in the House of Representatives election this November, a Harris survey of probable voters in- dicates. Poll-taker Louis Harris said the results of the survey taken between July 16 and 22 show 55 per cent would vote Democratic and 29 per cent Republican. The entire House is up for election in November, along with one- third of the Senate. CATTLE IMPORT CONTROLS DETAILS ARE ANNOUNCED OTTAWA on the administration of import controls on slaughter cattle as well as fresh and frozen beef and veal were announced Friday by the trade department. The controls, which become effective at a.m. MDT Monday, were announced by Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan Aug. 2. For the next 12 months, the products permitted into Canada will be head of live cattle weighing 700 pounds or more for slaughter within 90 days of importation and 125.8 million pounds of fresh and frozen beef and veal. The trade department said in a news release that imports in any quarter are not to exceed 30 per cent of the annual quotas. For the balance of the quarter ending Sept. 30, the quotas are 11.183 cattle for slaughter and 16.99 million pounds of fresh and frozen beef and veal. CALGARY (CP) Walter Megumis, 42, of Calgary, was killed Friday when his car struck a wooden pole and cident. An inquest will be overturned in southwest held. Calgary taxicab fares going up Try Baton You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION CALGARY (CP) Calgarians will pay 40 cents more for riding the first mile in a taxicab starting Aug. 15 following city council's dis- missal of an appeal against the increase Friday. Council voted down the appeal at the end of a four- hour debate. Mayor Rod Sykes was one of the three members voting for the appeal, while four aldermen voted against it. The increase was approved by the Calgary Taxi Commis- sion last month. New rates will be for the first sixth of a mile and 10 cents for each sixth of a mile thereafter, compared to 70 cents for the first fifth of a mile and 10 cents for each fifth of a mile thereafter. The new rates will increase the fare for the first mile to from About 25 taxicab drivers staged a pro-increase demonstration in council chambers. They carried signs including "Don't Play Politics With My Livelihood" and "Rod Sykes Never Drove a Cab." The appeal was launched by Harry Huish, an aldermanic candidate in the October civic election. Mr. Huish was the only one speaking against the increase during the hearing; Illegal act not reported EDMONTON (CP) City developer Rapheal Ghermezian told a judicial in- quiry Friday he didn't report to police actions which he said he knew were illegal. During questioning by Peter Owen, lawyer for Aid. Alex Fallow, Mr. Ghermezian repeated earlier testimony before the judicial inquiry into Edmonton civic affairs about Aid. Fallow coming to the of- fices of Raphael and Eskandar Ghermezian Mr. Ghermezian said the alderman demanded a four- acre hotel site in Fort McMurray at a "nominal Aid. Fallow also referred to profits the Ghermezians would make if city council approved a rezon- ing to allow development of the Ghermezian's Westgate shopping centre, and used abusive language, he testified. Mr. Ghermezian told Mr. Owen that he was not only shocked by what Aid. Fallow had said, but "I felt so much pressure I had to go and see Mr. Leger (Aid. Ed Replying to Mr. Owen's questions, Mr. Ghermezian said he knew something il- legal had happened. SAME AS POLICE "Wouldn't you normally go to the police about something Mr. Owen asked. Mr. Ghermezian said that to him Aid. Leger was the same as the police. Mr. Owen said that when Aid. Leger suggested Mr. Ghermezian should go to the police (as earlier testimony has "You knew he was not the same as the Mr. Ghermezian said that of course Mr. Leger was not the same as the police, but he was an alderman. Mr. Owen asked: "You knew something illegal had happened Mr. Leger knew it was illegal yet you didn't go to the Mr. Ghermezian replied. He said he did not want to go to the police because he feared this would jeopardize the Westgate rezoning which was to go before council for second and third reading Nov. 23. while taxi commission chairman Floyd Shaw and several taxi company managers defended the increase. MAI CO SMITH-JONES (HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 6183rd Ave.S. Phone 328-5447 MR.JACKBELZBERG PRESIDENT of CAPITOL FURNITURE is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. C. E. DeJager to General Manager of CAPITOL FURNITURE LTD. and CAPITOL CARPETS LTD. Mr. De Jager began his career with Capitol Furniture 19 years ago as a warehouse man, and has worked his way through all phases of the furniture business, including stock control, selling, purchasing, Assistant Manager, Manager of Capitol Carpets and now his present position. Mr. De Jager is a co-ownei of Capitol Carpets Ltd. He assumed his new position July 1, 1974. _______Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE EARLY WEEK SPECIALS Airway Instant 6 oz. net wt. jar 7 Relishes cut out for the sea. The biggest bargain in travel today is the twenty-hour ocean voyage along British Columbia's magnificent Inside Passage. It's one of the highlights of the famous Totem Circle Adventure. You can drive the Circle route to either Kelsey Bay or Prince Rupert, then board B C Ferries "Queen of Prince Rupert" for a cruise through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world Your carorcamper goes with you.. .enjoy fine food and state- room accommodations all the way. Send this coupon now for details on the Totem Circle Adventure and a "Queen of Prince Ruperf'ferry schedule. British Columbia Femes Tsawwassen Terminal Delta British Columbia Canada ADDRESS LH4H Ice Cream Lucerne Assorted Flavours. 3 pint carton 1 00 4 5 Hash Browns As 1 Scotch Treat Canada Choice Frozen Potatoes. 2 Ib.pkg......... R I Many more In Store Grocery Specials effective August 12 to 17. Sales In Retail Quantities Only Copyright 1960, Canada Safeway Limited ;