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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Auguil 53, 1971 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD 5 Strom spends day mainstreeting ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE (CP) Premier JIany Slrom said Saturday that proposed Progressive Conservative parly programs could cosl Lhc prov- ince about million, Mr. Slrom, interviewed as he spenl a leisurely day main- streeting in central Alberta, said the estimate was a "rough" one, but one that Die Alberta treasury could not af- ford. He said the Conservat i v e s were not conservative when it conies to spending money. The Social Credit parly's program would cost an estimated S50 million and this tuuld be paid from current revenues. Saturday should have been a CARPET and LINO (Complete InstDllalionsI) Free Estimates) No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE JrThe Carpet Hnuss nl the South" day olf for Mr. Strom the pre- mier's aides said, but lie de- cided to campaign to fulfil his promise to visit nil 75 ridings before Hie Aug. 30 election. So far he has been to 6D. Asked if there was any one topic which appeared to con- cern the voters when he talked with them, the premier replied: "The welfare queslion is the one I hear time and time again as I meet people, but I don't know why." He said pwiple perhaps "are Concerned about more and more boing spent on welfare, but I can't consider this to be a n.ajur issue." Mr. Strom, travelling in the parly's rented mobile cam- paign office, a motor boirf which af several stops competed with Mr. Strom for the altenlion of the crowds, said the major issue in the campaign was the future of the province. "That's it in a general way and after 30 years of Social Credit government i( in prclty hard for the opposition parties to argue wilh success. "And, it is a mylh that the young ppople will turn away from us." Leaving the motor home on the outskirts of Didsbury, the premier mounted a horse and donned a ID-gallon hat to ride into town. Later, at Belalto, a small hamlet, he stopped to chat with long time parly supporter Harvey Loughced. Mr. Lough- ei'd, the and owner of a general store, is no rela- tion to Progressive Conserva- tive leader Peter Loughecd. Mr. Slrorrr has a rally sched- uled tonighl at Ked Deer, at Lelhbridge Tuesday and in Ed- monton Wednesday. Thursday will be spent in the Lloydmin- sler Vermilion area with a rally Friday in Calgary. Satur- day, Mr. Strom will visit the Medicine Hat area. Troubled centres seek assistance CALGARY (CP) Alberta nalive associations decided here to seek assistance from Social Development Minis- ter Ray in keeping troubled Indian friendship centres open in ma- jor urban areas. OUR FOURTH WINNER o Corllon Criierhlm 10 speed louring bicycle -given away FREE just for entering the FANTA DRINK CONTEST and enjoying FANTA DRINK PRODUCTS KEN NOWICKI 418 18th St., Fort Macleod OUR OTHER WINNERS: DEMISE SMITH of Lelhbridge ANDREW TETERIS of Lcthbridge and DOUGIAS FOULKES of Tnber 3 bikes slill Icll to IJE civrn nwny ABSOLUTELY fREE. Just mall your nomp, ndcJrcss nnrj phone number along wilh 6 BOTTLE CAPS of delicious, refreshing FANTA DRINK PRODUCTS lo Box 5000, lelhbridgr, Alberla. PURITY BOTTLING (1967) LTD. AUTHORIZED BOTTLERS OF COCA-COLA New defence policy will be unveiled TORONTO (CP) The Star says Canada is revamping its defence policy to stress prepar- edness of the armed forces to deal with internal emergencies. In an Ottawa story, the news- paper qvnies government sources as saying the new pol- iicy will be unveiled next week in a defence department white paper, a statement of govern- ment intentions. Five killed in Alberta By TOE CANADIAN PRESS At least five persons died ac- cidentally in Alberta during the weekend, all in traffic. A 30-year-old man whose name with withheld by police died after being struck by a j car as he along a high- way five miles north of Grande Prairie. Joseph Gianom, 67, of Innis- [ail. was killed when his car overturned in a ditch near his h.nmc; leve Kosik. 67, of war killed when struck by ,1 truck on road ncai Vimy; a.nd persons who.-c names were withheld died in a single vehicle accident near Drumhcller. I It says the policy is likely to move toivaj-d dismantling the controversial Bomarc anti-air- craft missile program and aim at increasing the military of the armed forces to c'eal speedily with commitments at home or overseas. The while paper will also un- derline the danger of any fur- Ilier culs in the size of effective- ness of the armed forces, the newspaper says. The sources were also quoted as saying the white paper may question the Jcsirability of maintaining the freeze on de- fence spending. Holiday trip ends iii tragedy SQUAaMISH, B.C.t CP) A Scottish couple's holiday (rip to British Columbia with their two sons ended in tragedy on Alia Lake. Norman Kelly, 60, of Glas- gow, and his 25-year-old son Thomas, of Spruce Grove, Alta., were drowned when a small rowboat capsized on the lake, 65 miles north of Van- couver. A second son, John, 28, an Edmonton pipefitter, sur- vived the mishap by clinging to the overturned boat. The Calgary centre has re-1 leader, said the centres which quested a nicelins with the assist nalive people in adjust- ministcr and the Metis Asso-1 ing to cily life, arc used for The hours of tin? centre and the JICJVP n.'duce'l lo trv and remain within the bud- elation Local Hll, the Calgary mei'linR.s and rccrea-; gfl. .she said, but inure staff Native Development Society, Lional sporting facilities. and equipment nio nec-dcd, Ihe Nat-Co Construction Co-op, The Calgary centre received and the Nalive people's Co-Op from the provincial and have written Air. Speaker I federal governments, but needs stressing the need for funds. I another lo keep open isi-1 supply about 30 per cent of West Mary Smith, local Metis til the end of March. I Germany's electricity by 1980. INCnE.VSKI) SOURCE Atomic power stations will BIG INDUSTRY Bottling spring water has be- come a S102-million-a-year in- dustry in tlie Umted Slates. FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO SAVE Tuo 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT 509 6th Avenue South INUTE UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 3 ring, 275 sheets mill SHEETS MATH SETS DUO TANG COVERS 3 RING BINDERS LAURENTIAN CRAYONS 690 1.49 24 in a pkg. Reg. 2.95 2 .49 PLUS AIL REMAINING SCHOOL SUPPLIES AT REDUCED PRICES VITAMIN 01. 01. Lottie Reg. 3.35 Lakeview Drug Ltd. 1017 Mayor Magroth Dr. PHONE 328-5509 ESTEE LAUDER FRAC-A DUBARRY COSMETICS Value Village Pharmacy Cor. of 6th Ave. nnd 13th St. S. PHONE 327-4147 DUBARRY COSMETICS Quite often we take the better things in life for granted. People coming from other provinces believe Albertans have a pretty good life. That our cost of living is reasonable. And that Alberta offers plenty of jobs and opportunities. Taki for things Newcomers to the province like our Social Credit government because it is doing a good job. Let's keep it that way. Vote Social Credit Alberta Social Credit. Albertans building together. Auihorlzed by tho Albert! Social Credit o( Alberta ;