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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 16, 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 3 Datellno Alberta Two die in trailer fire CALGARY (CP) David Motkoski, 13, and Brian Walter Karlonas, 12, both of Calgary, were identified as the boys killed in a fire in a trailer Thursday. They were sleeping in the trailer, parked on the grounds of the home of Karlonas, when the fire broke out at 7 a.m. A fire department spokesman said the fire apparently started when a sleeping bag accidentally fell over and spilled a can of smouldering charcoal used to heat the trailer. Family found dead HALKIRK (CP) A family of four were found dead in their home and police suspected carbon monoxide poisoning as the cause of death. Police said all the doors and windows in the family's home Cheating warrant issued CALGARY (CP) A warrant was issued Thursday for the arrest of Herman Duane Nowlin, 44, of Chatsworth, Calif., after he tailed to appear in provincial court for trial on a charge of card cheating at the Stampede casino July 6. Slavic conference set BANFF (CP) An international conference to promote Soviet, East European and Slavic studies will be held at the Banff Centre of the University of Calgary Sept. 4-7, it was announced Thursday. About persons, including delegates and their families, have registered for the conference. Co-chairmen are Dr. Adam Bromke of McMaster University and Dr. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather Sunrise Sat. Sun sets at H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 74 47 Pincher Creek... 70 45 Medicine Hat 72 46 Victoria........ 71 Vancouver...... 69 53 Edmonton 68 45 Jasper.......... 69 48 .10 Banff........... 67 44 :ary......... 70 49 Sus'.atoon..... 70 53 .07 Swift Current o. .66 Moose Jaw 62 54 Regina 60 48 Winnipeg 71 53 .04 Toronto......... 76 53 Ottawa......... 75 51 Montreal 73 49 St. John's....... 62 57 .17 Halifax......... 64 53 Charlottetown 67 51 Fredericton..... 72 43 Chicago 76 71 New York 87 65 Washington 88 70 Los Angeles..... 77 62 San Francisco 61 54 Las Vegas......103 72 Phoenix ........105 84 High Level...... 66 48 .01 Penticton....... 82 52 Rome.......... 97 73 Paris........... 93 68 London......... 72 63 Berlin.......... 93 64 Amsterdam..... 82 61 Brussels........ 77 64 Madrid......... 97 68 Tokyo.......... 82 75 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Calgary Mainly cloudy today with afternoon showers. Highs 70 to 75. Lows tonight 40 to 45. Saturday: Mainly sunny with afternoon showers. Highs 70 to 75. Columbia Kootenay Today and Saturday, sunny with cloudy periods. A few afternoon and evening showers with islotaed thundershowers. Winds gusty near heavier showers. Highs 70 to 80. Overnight lows mid- 40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Considerable sunshine today and Saturday. Warmer. A few showers this afternoon and evening. Highs both days 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40 to 55. West of Continental Divide Considerable sunshine today and Saturday. A few showers this afternoon and evening. Highs both days 75 to 85. Lows tonight mostly 40s. MISKIN SCRAPERS 4.8 yards scraper for the medium size tractor. The fast economical way to move dirt with your farm tractor. available now at... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing 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.) Kimberley residents fret about fumes KIMBERLEY, B.C. (CP) Residents of this East Kootenay community are becoming increasingly concerned about a fire inside Cominco Ltd.'s lead and zinc mine which is causing sulphur dioxide fumes to drift for several miles. But Cominco and provincial government officials said there is no quick solution to the problem which is killing vegetation in the area of the mine. Frank Goodwin, manager of Cominco's operations here, said in a recent interview that the company is concerned about the problem, but can do little to solve it quickly. He said a .process similar to spontaneous combustion is taking place inside Cominco's Sullivan Mine, one of the world's largest zinc and lead mines. When mining began, huge underground rooms were formed as the ore was removed. The roofs of these rooms were held up by pillars of ore which the miners have started to remove in recent years because they contain valuable metals. "When one of these pillars is broken up, it might contain a million tons of ore and it takes two to three years to scrape all that out of the said Mr. Goodwin. 'That means a lot of ore is left lying around inside the mine and, when the air gets at it, the sulphides in it start oxidizing and give off heat to a point where combustion takes place. It's the actual ore that's burning." The hot ore is called hot muck in the mining business. The combination of sulphides and oxygen produces the sulphur dioxide gas. The current strike at the mine by the United Steelworkers has complicated the situation because no one now knows how expansive the underground fire has become. Many local residents said the columns of smoke or steam have become more noticeable since the strike started July 1. were closed when the bodies were found. An investigation is continuing. The victims were identified as Donald Weikum, 30, his wife, Barbara, 25, son Edward, 4, and daughter Julia, 2. A similar charge against a second man, James Curtis Nowlin, 42, of Chatsworth, was withdrawn by the crown. The crown declined an invitation from the judge to present its case pending the arrest of the accused. the Bohdan Harasymiw of University of Calgary. External Affairs Minister Allan MacEachen will address the conference Sept. 6. The conference is attracting delegates from Britain, France, Spain, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Holland, Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union, South America, Australia. New Zealand, the United States and Canada. Interim transport accord reached EDMONTON (CP) An interim federal provincial agreement providing for million worth of transport facilities in northern Alberta was announced Thursday. The agreement, which involves a federal commitment of five million dollars in 1974-75, seeks to improve transportation access to remote communities and to areas with proven resource potential. The agreement includes cost-sharing of the upgrading of the MacKenzie and Fort McMurray highways, airport improvements at Lac la Biche and Rainbow Lake, and extension of access roads. The announcement was made jointly by Transport Minister Jean Marchand, Regional Economic Expansion Minister Don Jamieson, Alberta Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Don Getty, Industry Minister Fred Peacock, and Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne. Federal funds for development will be provided jointly by the ministry of transport and the department of regional economic expansion. The interim program will be followed by a four-year program based on the results of a joint transportation needs study, and will complete the first five year phase of the 10 year program announced at the western opportunities conference in 1973. Burns A Saigon policeman covers the body of a Viet- namese man who set him- self afire Thursday in front of the National Assembly building in Saigon. Police identified the victim of self-immolation as Phan Van Lua, 33, a one-time veteran and father of five children. 2 DAY SALE! Friday and Saturday August 16 and 17 BIG BURGER SHAKE SALE! 0 only Big Burger packs a Ib. of beef into a jumbo toasted sesame seed bun, and you get our Regular Milk Shake with choice of flavors. Treat the whole family and save! i Dairy Queen VOL) UKE TO ADOPT A CAMILY, J... JUST "LET'S ALL GO TO QAIfcY QUEEN' NORTH STORE ONLY 516 13th Street North Phone 327-4855 FLEMING MOTORS LTD. Cattlemen cautioned EDMONTON Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said Thursday livestock producers must exercise extra caution in buying and selling strategies following implementation of the new feed grains policy. Noting .rapidly rising barley prices, Dr. Homer advised livestock feeders to check alternative sources when purchasing feed grain. Utilization of the Alberta grain exchange and direct purchase from farmers can alleviate handling and storage costs, he said. Until the feed grain market settles, livestock producers should keep well informed on the daily market before making deliveries of feeder cattle, he added. SAND gravel ASPHALT iTOLLESTRUP' SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd., PHONE 328-8196 STOCK NO. 4416A STATION WAGON VS automatic, P.S., P.B., radio, gold metallic.............. STOCK NO. 2533A 4 DOOR SEDAN V8, auto- matic. P.S., P.B.. radio, light blue metallic.............. STOCK NO. 6319A 2 DOOR HARDTOP V8 auto- matic, P.S., P.B., radio, brown metallic, vinyl roof. STOCK NO. 6336A 4 DOOR SEDAN V8, auto- matic, P.S., P.B., radio, air conditioning, tan metallic. STOCK NO. 5418A STATIONARY ENGINEERS CLASS CLASS required for South Central Alberta Processing Plant Competitive Wages Excellent company benefits Smaller Town Benefits For further information please contact: (Wilf Mass) Canada Manpower Centre 419-7th St. S. LETHBRIDGE, Alberta Telephone: 327-8535 4 DOOR SEDAN V8 auto- matic, P.S., P.B., radio, gold metallic. STOCK NO. U468 V8 automatic, P.S., P.B., radio, custom trim pack- age, chrome wheels, approx. miles, 2 tone gold............ STOCK NO. U456B islst j ft fV I t 4 DOOR SEDAN V8. automatic, P.S., P.B., radio, green metallic, green vinyl roof. STOCK NO. 5455A STOCK NO. 5463A 383- V8 automatic, P.S., P.B., DUDE PACKAGE, bright yellow. STOCK NO. 5483A V8, standard transmission radio, green and white.................. J -H i' 4 wheel drive, V8, 4 speed transmission, radio, red and white STOCK NO. 5408A 4 DOOR SEDAN V8 auto- matic, P.S., P.B., radio, light blue Corner of 1st Ave. and 7th Street South Phone 327-1591 'T f" iff'1' t i' t j r P V..' V .4 p f n f lop Quality USED CARS Sales Dcpt. Open Mon.-Fri. 9 A.M.-9 P.M.: Sat. 9 A.M.-6 P.M. ;