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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 65 HELP WANTED 70 HOSPITAL PERSONNEL 78 LOST AND FOUND RETIRED COUPLE TO look 23 suites. Write box MO. Herald. C1270-30 MOBILE HOME SALES PERSON. Experience preferred but not neces- Write Box m, Herald. _ __ Cl 271-20 EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE (ales person. Above average com- mission. Box 133, Herald. 7617-17 SECURITY GUARDS REQUIRED FOR part time basis. Must be dependable registration and demonstration. PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG. For further Information 345-4539 or 32B-0109. 7646-26h 88 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES fight RESTAURANT IN LETHBRIDGE Hotel for lease. Apply in person. Cl050-1f IMPERIAL OIL TWO BAY SER- vlce station. Gallonage to plus stock at Foremost, Alber- ta. 867-3773. 8059-30 The Family Circus by Bil Kectne i "Why do you keep saying I'm ready for a vacation- Mommy? We just GOT BACK from one." TRUCKING BUSINfSS With full line of trucks and equip- ment. All unit! ere under contract at present. Office and 35x70 ft. building may be leased from present owner. Call RAY LAVALLEY at 345-3462, Coaldale. EXCLUSIVE. ROYAL TRUST 323 7th ST. S- Phone 328-7768 COAST-TO-COAST REALTORS ClOBO-tf HOG OPERATION Approx. five acres four year old barn 30 x 120 ft. concrete block, insul- ated. Beatty Clearer Running wa- ter spouts Farrowing crates Dou- ble Dscks. Outside dry sow fenced. Portable dwelling available. Nature! gas heating, two good wafer wells. Sufficient room for dry fesdlot cow-calf or feeder-corrals feed bunks holding pens. With or without herd 65 sows 19 bred heifers cows, Charolais Hereford to Charolais bull. David J. Frun- chak, Andrew, Alberta. Phone 3553. 7913-18 SCHWARTZ AGENCIES (1972) LTD. PHONE 328-3331 "List with leader" Multiple Listing Service DEFINITE POTENTIAL Parry and Mix shop located Liquor Vendors. M.L.S. II unit motel on Mayor Miqreth Drivt, M.L.S. Phone Barry Marquardson 328- 0301, for full NEW YORK (Reuter) Ac- Bruce Pecheur and a burglar killed each other Thurs- day while Pecheur's wife watched the bloody gun-and- knife struggle in the couple's i Greenwich Village apartment. Lucy Pecheur told police she and her husband were awak- ened at 2 a.m. by a black in- truder who stood at the foot of their bed holding a butcher knife. The intruder said: "I want your He warned the couple to be quiet, then tore a bsdsheet to bind the hands of the 31-year- old actor. Left alone while his wife gave the intruder in the living room, Pecheur freed himself and grabbed a .38-calibre pistol from his gun collection. The fight began when the burglar j returned to the bedroom. i SHOOTS IN VAIN Police said Pecheur managed to fire the gun at least four times, hitting the intruder at least once in the chest. But Pecheur had been stabbed in the leg. abdomen and chest with a wound possibly piercing his heart. The men died almost simulta- neously, weapons still in their hands, while Pecheur's wife stood by helplessly. Pecheur, whose face was widely known through adver- tisements, appeared some five years ago in Andy Warhol's film Trash, to start his acting career. The intruder was not imme- identified. GREGUS Passed away at Taber on Thursday, August 16, 1973, George, at the age of 70 years. Born in Makov, Czechos- lovakia, February 12. 1903 he married in the Old Country in 1927 and came to Tabsr in May of 1930. Mr. Gregus farmed west of town until 1955 and since that time he has at the sugar factory and can- ning factory until retiring in 1987. Survivors, his wife Ver- j onika, Taber; four daughters. Mrs. Melyna Dodge, Taber, Mrs. Caroline Hoffart, Calgary. Mrs. Barbara Wright, Calgary, Mrs. Victoria Goings, Los An- geles, California; one son, Ken- nebh, Lethbridge: eight grand- children; ons sister in the Old j Country. Prayers will be said j in Humphries Funeral Chapel on Friday (tonight) at 8 p.m. j Funeral services wil1 be con- ducted from St. Augustine's i Roman Catholic Church in Taber on Saturday, August 18 at p.m., with Rev. Father Don O'Dwyer celebrant. Inter- ment will follow in the Taber Memorial Garden. HUMPH- PHRIES FUNERAL HOME, Taber, are in charge of ar- rangements. CI374 GROSS Funeral service for Frank Gross, Grassy Lake resident and beloved husband of the late Mrs. Hilda Gross who died at Lethbridge Tues- day, Aug. 14, 1973, at the age of 67 years, was held at a.m. Thursday, Aug. 36, 1973, in the Assumption Roman Catho- lic Church, Grassy Lake, with Rev. Father Don O'Dwyer the celebrant. Pallbearers were Donald Roth, Phillip Ell. D. EH, Jerome TJnser. Frank Gross, Jr., and Ernest Knibbs. Interment was in the Assump- tion Cemetery. Humphries Fu- neral Home, Taber. Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of toe arrangements. Bell decreases toll increases CARD OF THANKS JOHNSTON I want to thank all those who helped me with pictures and information for my twin bonanza day picture dis- play and subsequent booklet which I compiled this year. Robert (Irene) Johnston 8031 ACQUIRE A RUBENJS WASHINGTON (AP) The National Gallery of Art an- nounced Thursday the acquisi- tion of a major group portrait by Peter Paul Rubens. Ac- quired at an undisclosed price through the Andrew Mellon Fund, the 65-by70-inch oil is ti- tled Deborah Kip, Wife of Sir Balthaear Gerbier, and Her CMIdren. KOMETZ Passed away in the city on Wednesday, August 15, 1973, following a lengthy ill- ness, Mrs. Lily Kometz at the age of 69 years of 524 8th St. S., beloved wife of the late Mr. John Lawrence Kometz. Born in England the late Mrs. Ko- metz came to Canada in 1908 and settled in the Porcupine Hills district on the family homestead. A number of years later she moved to Natal with her family and then moved to Lethbridge in 1929 and has re- sided here until her passing. She was a member of the Ma- ple Leaf Chapter of the East- ern Star, the Sanctuary Guild of St. Augustines' Church, a member of the Rebeccas and worked for the Canadian Can- cer Society. The funeral ser- vice will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in St. Augustine's Anglican with Hev. Frank Lee officiating. Crema- tion will follow. Friends may pay their respects at Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAP- EL, 812 3rd Avenue S-, phone 328-2361. Those wtw> wteh may donate to the Canadian Can- cer Society, 409 Canada Trust Bldg. MARTIN BROS. LTD. Directors of the Funeral Ser- IN MEMORIAM BEARD In loving mem- ory of our only son and broth- er, P.O. Ted Beard, killed in active sendee August 17th, 1944. Buried at Harrcgate, Yorkshire. Like falling leaves the year's roll by. But treasured memories never die. remembered by Mum, Dad and Grace. 7996 OTTAWA (CP1 Bell Can- ada, facing a spreading public outcry against rate increases, lopped S33.4 million Thursday off its proposed million in telephone toll increases for 1974. The telephone company, which had already been granted million in increases this year, told the Canadian trans- port commission it is cutting its requested increases for next year because "a buoyant econ- omy" boosted revenue ex- pectations. A company spokesman said j the cut had nothing to do with public opposition. The lowered 1974 requests, which must have federal gov- ernment approval before being put into effect, would raise most residential phone bills by 10 cents a month instead of original requests for increases ranging from 30 to 45 cents j monthly. Business phone rates i would go up per cent in- stead of the originally asked per cent. I "We're still firmly opposed to the telephone rate increases in ;the revised said Ken Rubin of Action Bell Can- ada. Rubin's group is one of 27 or- ganizations and individuals that have intervened before the transport commission in opposi- tion to the proposed telephone rate increases. "We welcome a spokes man for the Greater Montrea Ant i-Poverty Co-ordinating Committee said of Bell's cut in requested increases. Bell Canada serves telephone subscribers with a to- tal of phones in On- tario, Quebec, parts of New foundland and Labrador, ant the Northwest Territories. "Bell Canada now expects tht company's revenues will bi somewhat 'higher than pre- viously estimated, due mainlj to a buoyant it saic in announcing the cut to million from million in re quested, 1974 rate increases. It said the raise was needea to produce a profit return of 8.6 per cent on total average capi- tal investment next year. It said its 1974 construction pro- gram calls for new capital in- vestment of million. I Forest Hres out of control j BOISE. Idaho (AP) Major forest fires blazed out of control in four Pacific northwest states Thursday. In Oregon, two fires charred more than acres and threatened part of one i town. The Boise Interagency fire i centre, which co-ordinates fire- fighting activities on Umtec States federal lands, declared state of emergency. The centre said it is battling 15 major firer in Montana. Idaho, Oregon ano Washington states and has per haps another 150 to 200 fires to deal with. vice. C1373 HOKiSEMEAT IN DETROIT DE7TRO1T (AP) Horsemeat was offered for sale in an east- side market here Thursday at about half the price of beef. Sir- loin sold for 89 cents a pound and pot roasts for 39 cents. Business was brisk, but there were a few mixed reactions. "My daughter loves said one shopper as she clutched her purchase. "Please don't sav who I am." Jetliner hijacker claims action gesture of good will TEL AVIV (AP) The drunk Libyan who forced an Arab air- liner to land in Israel probably will be charged -with hijacking the plane and endangering the lives of the other 124 persons aboard, a magistrate told him today. Magistrate Eliezer Goldberg ordered the Arab, Mahmoud Toiani, held for 15 days while police investigated the hijack- ing. The judge said the police wanted him held for "hijacking an airliner and endangering the lives of its passengers and crew." "I do not deserve to be kept in jail for doing something I be- lieve the friendship of an Arab for Toumi protested. "I didn't hurt any of the pas- sengers. I planned this action for several years so that nobody be harmed." ISRAEL ONLY ASYLUM After he surrendered his tvvo pistols to Israeli security men Thursday, Toumi told a news conference: "Since I was a boy I was influenced by the per- secution and hard life of the Jews in Libya. I have- no asy- lum except in Israel." "A drunk, mad said Premier Golda Meir. Officials said Toumi is a 37- year-old Libyan merchant who lived in Lebanon and carried a Libyan passport. He said he hi- jacked the Middle East Airlines Boeing 707 jet "to show that not all Arabs want to throw the Jews into the "Some Arabs believe Israel must have a country, but Cairo prevents the Arabs by force from showing this." Israel's chief of staff, Lt.-Gen. David Elazar, said Toumi will be put on trial because "hijack- ers all over the world should be punished." SEIZED AFTER TAKEOFF The Lebanese airliner had 125 passengers and crew members aboard. Toumi took control 45 minutes after the plane took off from Benghazi, Libya, for Bei- rut. "He just came into my cock- pit as we were near Cyprus, holding two guns and saying he wanted to fo to Israel, and "If you don't go, I will kill you and your said Cap- tain Adel Kawas, the Lebanese pilot. He added there had been no check of the passengers at Benghazi for hidden weapons or explosives. The man is reported to have fired one shot but hit no one. Israel at first was reluctant to let the plane fly over Israeli territory and denied the pilot permission to attempt a land- ing. But Kawas said he told tht Tel Aviv control tower he war coming in "whether you like i or not." Israeli Phantom jets escorter the airliner down, a precautior in case it was on a suicide mis- sion to crash into an Israel" city, Defence Minister Mosht Dayan said. After the landing. Toumi le the women and children exit by ths emergency chutes, and one woman was reported slightly in- jured. Israeli security men boarded the plane, and Touim surrendered after only a slight struggle. Israeli officials held plane and passengers for about seven hours, questioned the pas- sengers and crew and then allowed all but Toumi to fly to Lebanon. Libya's amgassador to Iraq. Salah el Senussi, also was aboard the plane and chargec that Israel contrived the hijack- ing to divert attention from forcing down another Lebanese airliner last week In a fruitless- hunt for Pafcatindan guerrilla leaders. ;