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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Fridoy, August OFF TO THE TWIN CITY-Embarking this morning twinning ceremonies in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, were, assistant to the city manager, and Mrs. Ferguson; Mrs. Leo Singer and City Manager Tom Nutting; Mrs. Andy left to right: Alderman Steve Kotch and Mrs. Kotch; Anderson and Mayor Andy Anderson; and Aid. Camm businessman Leo Singer; John McColl, general manager Barnes, of CJLH-TV, and Mrs. McColl; Tom Ferguson, advisory Court Case Next Week Preliminary hearing will be held Wednesday into traffick- ing charges against Joseph Georges Hemi Filion, 20, of Neufchatel, Quebec. Filion elected trial by judge and jury and indicated a plea of not guilty when he appear- ed in magistrate's court Thurs- day. He has been charged with trafficking in what police said appeared to be LSD. An anal- ysis of the drugs has not been received from the RCMP lab- oratory. St. Laurent Received Start As Mission Back In 1720 The visit this weekend by 12 Lethbridge citizens, headed by Mayor Andy Anderson, will be the fourth such exchange be- tween the twin cities of Saint- Laurent, Quebec and Leth- bridge. Special significance is added to this year's visit by the fact that 1970 marks the 250th anni- versary of the founding of the original mission at Saint- Laurent. Located in the centre Montreal Island, the sma mission grew to village pro- portions by 1845. It was inco porated as a town in 1901 an became a city in 1955. Its rapid growth in recen years can be seen in the fac that the population grew fror lesa than in 1928 to mor than in 1967, the year i which the "twinning" cere 4 Archie' Retires Lethbridge Herald staff members recently bade fare- well to Archibald (Archie) Mc- Crea, who, after 4i years of service, has retired due to ill- health. Known in past years for his interest and prowess in lawn bowling and f i v e-pin bowling, he was an avid follower of soc- cer in this city and for a time was a reporter in this sport for The Herald. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1906, Mr. McCrea, his brother William and his moth- er, emigrated to Canada in 1919 and made their home at Hardievills where an uncle lived. Mr. McCrea took his early schooling at the Hardievills School and also at Galbraith School. In May, 1923 he began his printing career with the Robins Printing Company. During his apprenticeship he was learning to 'operate a lino- type in The Lethbridge Herald and was offered a position with that firm. He became a mem- ber of The Herald composing room staff May Last November he was pre- sented with his 40-year pin by the International Typographi- cal Union. Mr. McCrea married the for- mer Nar Marshalsay in De- cember, 1928. They have three sons and one daughter. He has been a long-time active mem- ber of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans' Club. ARCHIE McCREA 41 year Tou know Ranchman's Gin...You met Ranchman's Gin Collins last year...Now welcome back an old friend. Made by Albcitans for AlbcrUns using the finest Alberta grown grams. monies Lethbridge wer first held. Lethbridge's Mayor Ander son says the twin city has wha he terms "the ideal tax base. The secrad largest industria city in Quebec, Saint-Lauren had properties value at S428 million in 1988. This includes million industrial property, 540 mi lion in commercial, mi lior. in residential and mi lion in vacant land. The "alue of non-taxabl property brings the total ti more than half a billion do lars. One reason for the industria is the excellent trans portation facilities. The city i served by both railways, th Trans-C a n a d a highway an twi ruajor airports. And the city is continuing grow. It now is about seve miles long and four miles wide Included in this is 75 millio square feet of industrial par land, ready for development The price varies from 30 cents to per square foot, depent ing on the_ location and the ser vices available. There are more than 320 businesses in the city that em ploy 15 people or more, incluc ing Canadair, Northern Elec trie and the National Film Board. Some of the amenities pro- vided for the employees o these businesses, and othei residents, include 34 schools, 2 parks and playgrounds ant four outside public pools. There are also two privately operate< indoor pools open to the pub- lic. The 250th anniversary celc brations for the city will be held Saturday evening, wit] the Lethbridge delegation as guests. Prior to that the Leth bridge visitors will be treatet to a dinner this evening, fol lowed by a civic reception at city hall. The visitors will spend Sun- day touring the city before re turning home. TRIM GYM by INCH MASTER is )he most convenient, ef- fective home exercise. New model just released, ball bearing equipped through- out. Come and see it or ask for free demonstration. See or phone M. STRONG 1193 Scenic Drive lethbridge, Phone 327-4605 WHERE THE BARGAINS ARE Here's why smart shoppers say, "Safeway's the place to shop and save." First, it's quality that's guaranteed on every item. Then, with savings from our exciting specials added to savings from the low prices on our shelves every day, you make really big savings every time! Come see for yourself where the bar- gains are! SAFEWAY Prices Effective In Lethbridge August 14-15 wt. pkg. Empress, Seville Orange 48 fl. oz. tin........... each Tang Crystals Marmalade Fruit Drinks Ice Cream Fresh Bread Snow Star Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry or Neapolitan oz. net wt. tin Process Slices, Berkshire Canadian, Pimento, Swiss or Nippy 8-oz. net wt. pkg. Tiny Shrimp Cheese Sugar Facial Tissue Skylark, English Muffin 18 oz. loaf Bel Air Frozen Concentrate 6 fl. oz. tin Sea Trader Pacific Alberta Fine Granulated 10 Royctle Lilac, Yellow, Pink or White pkg. of 333 .00 .00 IB 1.09 .00 3il Fu" new vese" Canada Choice Canada Round Steak Beef Roast Piece Bacon Potatoes Corn on the Cob Full Slice or Rump Roast. All cuts. Canada Choice Canada Good Beef Ib. Standing Rib or Steak Canada Choice Canada Good Beef Ib. Burns, Side, Whole or Half Slab...........Ib. New Alberta Grown, Canada No. 1, Cello Bag...... Local doz. We Reserve The Right To limit Quantities I960. CANADA SAfEWAY ;