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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta II, 1971 THE IETHBNDGE HEMLD 27 Cost-free repairs for AMC models DETROIT (AP American Motors Corp. announced Tues- day what it called a no-gim- micks guarantee of cost-free re- pairs of any defects- that de- velop in its model line of automobiles over the first 12 months or miles o[ use. Free use of a loaner car is included for owners ivlin require repairs that last overnight. Cus- tomers with a complaint arc to be proWded a tollfrec telephone line to headquarters. AMC termed its new war- ranty its Buyer Protection Plan. Chairman Roy C'l.'apin said prices on 1972 models will be announced next week and that his company's pricing will be highly cnmpetitive with other automobile Other manufacturers have in- dicated price increases be- tween and 5200. American Motors has been struggling to stay alive finan- cially over the last several years, but registered a profit o[ S8.3 million in the first nine months of the fiscal year. 635 lose licences in driver system EDMONTON fCP) Driving licences were suspended for 132 persons in Alberta during July because they had reached 15 or more demerit points, says highways minister Gordon Tayloi. A one-month suspension is mandatory when a driver hits 15 points. A second office brings a three-month sentence. For the first seven months of he said 635 persons have had their licences suspended. During the same period, warning notices were sent to drivers who had passed eight demerits. "Less than 10 per cent of the persons who have gone beyond the eight demerit points have proceeded to 15 said Mr. Taylor. The system started April 1, 1970. SWITCHES Mayor .Mm V. Lindsay of York City, long mentioned ns a possible candidate for Uie United Slates presidency, swilchcd to Hie Democratic from the Republican party today. Lindsay is in his second term as o Liberal Republican mayor, and has been in fre- quent confjirl will] Republi- can Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York slate ami has had strong disagreements with II c p u h 1 i can Presi- dent Nixor. over federal assistance to cities. Man charged in death PEACE RIVER (CP) Er- nest Beauchamp, 42, of Peace River has been charged with non-capilal murder in Ihe shooting death of a 41-year-old woman. Vivian Vowels was found deac in a Peace River resi- dence. Beauchamp was also found in the residence suffering from a head wound and was reported in satisfactory condition in hos- pital today. Train hi Is bike on B.C. bridge PRINCE GEORGE. B.C. (CP) An II year old boy was missing and presumed drowned here when he was forced off the old Fraser rail- way hridge by a wesl bound CNR freight train. DCMP said Tommy Pryselak was riding his bike between (he rails when a train nil his bike. He jumped from the hridge into Ihe river, near a concrete piling. T11U IIKIIMCST l.cadvillc, Colo., is Hie high- esl incorporated city in Ihe Slalcs at feel in the ccnlral Rockies Berlin future aired BERLIN (AP) Big Four amhassadors met today for Lhe second consecutive day, and an- other lallc session is scheduled Thursday on the future of Ber- lin. The am bassad ors of Ihe United Scales, the Soviet Union, Rrilain and France began nego- tiations in March, 1970. Sources said the burst of activity was an attempt lo make to- ward new arrangements for the divided city, but reports were that the Soviet demands may still be too high for the others to accept. Soviet Ambassador Pyotr Abrassimov said, "two big steps" were taken at the meet- ing Tuesday, but neither he nor liii aides would identify the sleps. A Soviet spokesman said he was referring lo all issues and to the naitowing of the gap between the West and Moscow. Western officials said the "two-big steps" statement was purely a Soviet concept they did not know what was meant. A British official said tere is no agreement on the conces- sions the Russians are demand ing hi exchange for their guar- antee of unimpeded acess to Wesl. Berlin. They include: 1. Reducing Ihe political ties between West Berlin and West Germany, which heavily subsi- dizes Ihe isolaled cily, and re- stricting trips of Wesl German polilicians to Berlin. 2. Opening a S'oviel consulate in Wesl Berlin, which the West fears will be used to soflen up West Berlin for eventual absorp- tion inlo East Germany. 3. Continued discrimination helwcen Wesl Bcrlinci's and West Germans in regard lo el and passports. West Ber- liners are not allowed to travel lo East Berlin nor lo use their Wesl German passports lo enter OommunLsl countries. Ger- mans are not so restricted. An end to the West German governments representing West Berlin in foreign affairs. Injured baby's dad buys ad to ivaru stupid drivers MONTREAL (CP) A Montreal man, whose daugh- ter almost died after being hurled against Ihe dashboard of his car alter a near acci- dent, placed an ndvcrliscmenl in a nrwvip.ipcr Mnndnr lo Icll another driver th.il his daugh- ter would live. The man, who did not re- veal his name, said in nn in- terview bis daughlcr was in- jured when he hit his brakes hard when another car cut him off lo roach an exit on lire TiYins-Canad.i Higluvny. He said his daugblcr who is only a few years old, came off the critical list Monday. "I put the ad in Ihe paper because I hoped lhat perhaps this other driver, or anyone who has cul across like Ihal some other time, might read il and Ihink twice." The man said if hn had been able lo oblain the licence number of Die other car, he would have "lakcn every legal step lo have him charged will] criminal neglig- ence." "Rut nil I could do was Ihink up Ihe ad. Jl's worth (he money if il impresses upon other stupid drivers how dan- gerous this is." Lower air fares package unwrapped MIDTOWN MEANDERER Conspicuous in midtown Montreal traffic, a driver of a covered wagon nonchalantly guides his buggy down busy St. Catherine St, He wasn'1 a remnant of ihe Calgary Stampede, merely advertising for Q local steak house. MONTREAL fCP) Tire In- ternational Air Transport Asso- ciation gave the public a peek Tuesday at a new schedule of lower air fares for persons who will travel Uie Worth Atlantic in 1U72-73. The fares package announce- ment was made by H Don Rey- nolds, chairman of the IATA fares conference. It came ex- actly six weeks after I he start of the conference .lune 29. Mr. Reynolds expressed confi- dence the package would be ap- proved by the 40 airlines attend- ing the conference. A vote on Ih2 was expected today and unanimous apprcval is needed if the fares are to he effective. For the most part, the fares would be effcclive fci one year beginning April 1, 1972. but Mr. Reynolds indicated ;hat certain winter fares would be effeclive this year. The package offers reduced fares, some as low as S183 round trip, for transatlantic travellers crossing the Atlantic in group tours or purchasing their tickets three months in ad- vance for trips lasting 22 lo 45 days. The rates were seen as an effort by IATA, the Montreal- bascd ti-pde to re- gain some of the business lost to charter operators, whose busi- ness has soared in recent years. Among the proposed fares are: j'oulli fare for persons be- tween 12 and 22 lo cost return between New York and London, and Montreal-Lon- don in the off season, and S225 and respectively during Uie summer: three-month advance-pur- chase fare, New York-London Montreal-London off season, and peak sea- son respectively; winter group-nc'.usive lour for groups of 10 12 persons Stargazers enjoy glimpses of planet Mars VICTORIA (CP) Star- gazers now enjoying a real close-up of Mars will probably be craning their necks even more keenly Wednesday, when the planet will he on its closest approach to earth. This favorable opposition, when Mars is less than miles away, occurs only 15 to 17 years, Frank Ytiunger, astronomer at the Dominion Astrophysical Obser- vatory here said Tuesday. The distance between earth and Mars ranges between and miles as they move m elliptical orbits around the sun. Mr. Younger said the planet, with its distinctive pinkish-red- dish color, now appears un- usually bright fairly low down in the south-east corner of (hp. sky after sunset. Ama teu r astronomers who have telescopes should be able to pick up a lot of detail, he said. staying overseas between seven to eight days; 5200 New York- London. S138 Montreal-London; 14-21 day group inclusive lour for groups of 15 persons, New 'York-London Mont- real-London off season, and peak season re- spectively. Tliis fare reduces to 14 days from 17 days the minimum number of days required to par- ticipate in such a four. Current rales for the plan are New York-London S220, Montreal- London J208 off season, while peak season rales are and 5233 respectively. Tlie only other change would be in fares for affinity groups, those made up of persons with membership in one club or those who share a special inter- est. Montreal-London return affin- ity fares now are S183 winter, 5203 basic and peak. 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