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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE HERALD-3 Dateline Alberta Alleged smugglers held EDMONTON (CP) Three men were remanded to Tues- day when they appeared in court Friday on charges rang- ing from importing marijuana to cultivating the plant after police said they confiscated worth of the drug in what may have been an inter- national drug smuggling operation. Ronald Van Slyke, 24, of Spokane, Wash., was charged with possession of marijuana for purposes of trafficking and importing marijuana, William Grant Nollan, 30 and Michael Meyer, 32, both of Edmonton, were charged with possession tor purposes of trafficking and illegal cultivation of mari- juana. Police said the drug was be- ing grown near Redwater, about 60 miles northeast of Edmonton. Higest award appealed EDMONTON (CP) An appeal has been launched against what is believed to be the highest award ever given in a court judgment in Canada. The appeal was filed in Alberta Supreme Court one day after Mr. Justice W. J. C. Kirby signed a judgment awarding quadrapiegic James Andrews, 24, of Edmonton, plus costs of more than Mr. Justice Kirby found that Robert Anderson, a driver for Grand and Toy Alberta Ltd., was negligent in an accident in May. 1972, which left Mr. Andrews without the use of his limbs Housing group formed FORT CHIPEWYAN The first oi what is ex- pected to be a province-wide network ot non-protit housing corporations designed to im- prove housing conditions for Metis and rural Albertans has been formed in this northeastern Alberta com- munity The Fort Chipewyan Delta Housing Corp. is the first of about 75 such organizations proposed for the province. It will be governed by 10 board members elected by a majori- ty the Metis people here. Federal and provincial housing assistance will be channelled through the cor- porations. Athabasca man drowns ATHABASCA KCMP reported Friday that Jens 1'ederson, 31. ol Athabasca, is believed to have drowned Wednesday in the Athabasca River near his home. Victims identified KDMONTON (CP) Peo- ple have identified James Schmalzbauer, 26, of Edmon- ton, and Robert Bukach, 20. of Thorhild. as the two men kill- ed in a car-truck collision in I ho citv Thursday. Tlie Letltbridge Herald Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 61 42 Medicine Hat 61 42 I'metier Creek... 59 43 .06 Grande Prairie 66 46 Edmonton 60 44 .01 Jasper.......... 73 54 Banft........ 64 46 Calgary......... 61 45 .01 Victoria....... 77 50 Prince Rupert... 66 50 Penticton....... 90 51 Kamloops....... 93 57 Vancouver...... 80 56 Saskatoon....... 58 31 Moose Jaw 57 33 Kegina 55 35 .02 Winnipeg 59 50 .18 Toronto......... 76 63 Ottawa......... 74 58 Montreal 72 57 Chicago 83 63 New York 86 65 .02 Miami 85 80 .16 Washington 92 73 1.39 Los Angeles 78 59 San Francisco 61 55 Denver......... 84 48 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat regions To- day and Sunday: Mainly cloudy. A few showers along the mountains. Highs today and tomorrow 60 to 65. Lows tonight near 45. Columbia, Kootenay To- day and Sunday, continuing sunny and warm A few cloudy periods in the East Kootenays. Highs 80 to 90 ex- cept 75 to 80 in the East Kootenays. Lows 50 to 55 ex- cept mid-40s in the northern Columbia region. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly sunny and cool today Widely scattered showers northwest early tonight spreading to southeast early Sunday. Partly cloudy and continued cool west and north Sunday. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Sunday 60s. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness today and Sunday with few showers over the mountains tonight and early Sunday. Highs today 70 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Sunday 70s. -T GOOD IDEA! your pro- duct or service in the Lethbridge Herald's Where readership and response switches on. OVER 30.600 CIRCULATION Call Display Advertising 328-4411 [The Lethbridge Herald "Serving and Selling the South" 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.; Roosevillc 8 a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) Alberta Day celebrated at Expo '74 SPOKANE, Wash.