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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Temeeretwre U iO terenie dnewe It Temoerature ermei recieileiien 4 10 0 7 J 4 I i 10 Big cars still king of road on Prairies December LETHBRIDQE HERALD-35 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Cold in the West The temperature range for most of Canada will vary from normal in the coastal region of the west to much below in the prairie provinces. Precipitation will range from moderate in most areas to heavy in the southern areas of the western accord- ing to the long-range weather outlook of the United States Weather Bureau. This is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. By RON SUDLOW Canadian Press Staff Writer Consumers these days aren't kicking the tires of those gasgobbling big cars that pass everything but ser- vice stations. many used car buy- ers find themselves treading on the accelerators of com- pacts and imports when they take the special of the week off the lot for a test drive. A Cross-Canada Survey by The Canadian Press has con- firmed that there is a general trend to smaller cars among used-car shoppers and pending energy shortages are the main reason. in some centres such as the trend has been established for six or seven from the time Japanese automakers estab- lished a beachhead in the for- eign-car invasion of Canada. In the dealers say small-car popularity began to swell about two years ago and many speculate sales could soar if gasoline is scarce or rises in price. seems to be a dra- matic change in the demand for smaller although we have been selling larger models equally as says Fred general manager of a Toronto used- car dealership. demand is probably a result of the gasoline shor- Canada doesn't qualify for Arab oil favors By CY FOX BRUSSELS The Saudi Arabian oil minister says Canada's participation in Middle East peacekeeping operation doesn't make it a state as far as his country's oil policies are con- cerned. SAND GRAVEL lASPHALT UOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE Canada is classified as a said the Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani. Yamani told a news confer- ence here Friday that in the case of neutral states give them exactly what is good for our economy no no If a country is friendly to the their efforts to regain the territories occupied by Israel in give them more oil because of he said. In the case of hostile coun- don't have to give them the minister said. Yamani will meet here with Rudolph the economics minister of one of the countries boycotted by the Arab oil CANADA SAFEWAY LTD. AUCTION SALE Store No. 2355th St. S. Store No. 204 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. ALBERTA DEC. TIME 11 a.m. HAVINGBEEN FAVORED WITH INSTRUCTIONS FROM Canada Safeway Ltd. we will offer for sale the following surplus with minor additions or deletions from the two stores which have been closed due to opening of their new store at 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. STORE NO. 235 6 St. S. SALE TIME 11a.m. Bander meat cooler metal produce cooler metal produce cooler produce meat N.C.R. cash out meat meat meat mono- rail system Dial floor scrubber meat saw meat display freezer meat peg meat frozen check stand marker lights. STORE NO. 204 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Sale at this Store immediately after sale at Store No. 235 Bonder potato cooler boxes freezer boxes dairy frozen food meat produce floor scrubber and meat power ice monorail system Dial meat saw display vacuum meat platform produce produce meat meat meat wiapping meat frozen food stands marker pop 'n yarn plus misc. items. The above mentioned items act as a guide and in no way express warranties actual or Implied. All items sold as where All equipment must be removed from both stores no later than December 1973. SALE CONDUCTED BY ROY'S AUCTION SERVICE GRANUM PHONE 236-2102 producers as to the anti-Israeli cause. WILL VISIT U.S. after additional ses- sions with officials of the Eu- ropean Common he will go to another embargoed country the United for talks with American officials in Washington. Asked whether he will visit Ottawa during his period in North Yamani don't have that much time. We have to go home The Saudi Arabian is ac- companied by Algerian Energy Minister Belaid Abdesselam on a European- American trip designed to get across the message that any easing of Arab oil embargo depends on Western attitudes towards the demands for Israeli withdrawal from the Arab land occupied in 1967. Yamani said the Arab states adjacent to Israel want only this and recognize the le- gitimate right of Israel to ex- The Arabs are concerned with preventing the Israelis from achieving territorial ex- pansion implied by the dream of greater Yamani said. Ex-gridder new judge VANCOUVER A man who once played football for the Saskatchewan Roughriders was sworn in yesterday as a Vancouver county court judge. Judge Douglas Bernard MacKinnon was sworn in by Senior County Court Judge W. A. Schultz and was welcomed to his new office by represen- tatives of the British Colum- bia Law Society and various bar associations. Judge MacKinnon graduated from University of Saskatchewan and played a few games with the Roughriders. tages or perhaps people are just afraid of what gasoline prices are going to be. increased demand for small cars is unusual for this .time of year when the used- car business normally slows down. price of small cars will probably go but the price of large cars will remain the same because nothing seems to go down these days. It just depends on how much things will go HARD TO SELL But some dealers say its getting more difficult to flog those Big Three behemoths. going to have to take less money to get rid of says a Chrysler dealer in Saint N.B. A Charlottetown Ford dealer said large used cars are becoming a drag on the market. Prices for big- engined beasts have stabilized while small car prices are up vehicle. think this energy crisis thing has got people said Hort sales manager for a Winnipeg Volkswagen dealership. the last six weeks espe- we have turned down deals on luxury-model cars like Thunderbirds and Oldsmobiles because we can't get rid of But in other parts of the the big car remains king of the road. They are pop- ular in rural areas where peo- ple want to be comfortable driving long distances. in the country still like a full-sized says a Regina used car dealer who thinks the gas shortage and the trend to smaller vehicles big car prices I don't think there'll be a Here's a look at the situa- tion on used-car lots across Winnipeg dealers agree that the small-car market has been on the upswing over the last two years but big-car sales haven't slackened either. the last possibly because of the energy crisis and definitely because of concern over gas we have had people who we think were bigcar purchasers settle for something says C. W. sales manager for a Mercury dealership. Brian sales man- ager for a Regina Mercury says there has been a trend to smaller cars for about a year and talk of a gas shortage has accelerated the demand. In Dodge dealer Mike Shabaga doesn't find any emphasis on small- car sales. There's talk about an energy shortage there's no panic button being In car dealer Zane Feldman says he can't get enough big cars to sell. hardest orders we have to fill are Chrysler New Yorker and Brougham and Chrysler Imperial. You tell me what that He expects Alberta to be the last province to experience the energy squeeze but added some people may try smaller cars although he expected many to return to the big ones because they won't feel com- fortable. Vancouver Ford dealer Keith Henderson notes that Bitish Columbia is ahead of the rest of the es- pecially Eastern in the swing to smaller But he's also quick to add that this trend is coupled with marked demand for cars at the other end of the luxury Peter president of an- other says the big change in the small-car trend on the West Coast is the swing to domestic models because of price increases pn imports due to international currency fluctuations. AUCTIONEERS ROY FJORDBOTTEN Lie. No. 010237 DON WALPER Lie. No. 010259 FOURPLEX-FOR SALE 3 full living room with wall to wall rug. Kitchen with large eating Laundry and storage Balconies. Each unit has separate and fencing included. Excellent return on approx. cash down. BLADEN HOLDINGS LTD. Reply to Box 100 Lethbridge Herald CAREER OPPORTUNITY One ol Canada's leading manufacturers requires a sales represen- tative to sell products to the recreation vehicle manufacturing industry in Western Canada. Knowledge of upholstery and drapery fabric would be an but not essential. Company group long term disability life insurance health company car supplied. II you are Interested In a good future with a rapidly expanding com- please reply stating qualifications and resume of post employ- ment MR. M. NIMCHUK DUCAN INDUSTRIES LTD. P.O. Box Alberta replies In strict COUNTRY OF LETHRRIDGE NO. 26 invites applications for CUSTODIAN McNALLY SCHOOL Application forms and details available at County 214 13th S. Alberta. Applications must' be received at the County Office by December 1973. R.E. Grant Assistant Secretary-Treasurer County of Lethbridge No. 26 XO-OP1 7 STORES TO savf you 1ETTE1 1221 2nd AVE. LETHBRICGE Ironthn _ BOW ISLAND-CAiDSTON r COALDA16 P1CTUKE BUm-TABEH AN AGGRESSIVE RETAIL Requires a HARDWARE MERCHANDISE SUPERVISOR Duties advertising and inventory manage- ment for all with Lethbridge as home office. This position requires frequent travel to the applicants must have several years of related exper- ience and be an aggressive person. Full range of bene- fits will be provided. Apply to MR. R. DYKEN S.A. CO-OP Box Phone 329-0017 Banff School District No. 102 Invites Application For The Following Elementary Teacher With major responsibilities in language arts and reading at the Grade 5 and 6 levels. Duties to commence January 1974. Applicants vitea should be forwarded Dr. L. R. Superintendent of Schools and Exshaw Schools Box 268 Alberta TOL OMO Canada Games Sportsplex Manager The City of Lethbridge requires a Canada Games Sportsplex Manager. DUTIES-The successful applicant will assume over- all management of and opera- tion of the Canada Games a 5000 seat multi-purpose recreational facility. to under QUALIFICATIONS-Bachelor Degree in Business Ad- ministration or related science preferred. In the successful applicant will have five years experience in related field with minimum three years experience in faculty including maintenance opera- tions. A desire to ability to meet people and make contact with potential users is a necessity. For further Information mid application tormi contact PERSONNEL OFFICE CITY HALL will not be accepted after December C Your future is here VOCATIONAL PREPARATORY INSTRUCTOR Alberta Vocational Centre. Calgary Required to instruct adult students m High School Physics and m Mathematics. Duties include lesson administering examinations and maintaining such records as are required. Alberta Teaching Cer- desire several years teaching experience and a Chemistry Major Note- A temporary appointment lor one year only. Closes December 1973. Competition Number 5501-C-18 Apply CALGARY READING SPECIALIST Alberta Vocational Calgary Responsible for con- ducting an existing reading program for the upgrading of adult students. Duties include instruction m comprehension flexibility and study skills. Alberta Teaching several years teaching desire undergraduate post graduate courses in the Reading area. Closes. December 13. 1973. Competition Information and application forms from. GOVERNMENT OP ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620 7th AVENUE S. W. CAI ftARV Al BPPTA TOO AVO TRAINEE CONSUMER FINANCE MANAGERS Invitation to a career as Consumer Finance Man- ager. Associate Financial Sevices a leading national financial institution has need of an ex- perienced individual with managerial potential. Local and nation wide openings. Planned-training pro- gram insures rapid advancement with career op- portunities. Good salary. Other benefits include educational medical life retirement etc. Should have several years experience in consumer and credit financing. Apply week days to W. D. Associate Financial Services Ltd. Phone 327-5711 EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICE CO-ORDINATION COUNCIL OF FT. McMURRAY Invites applications for the position of CO-ORDINATOR A To co-ordinate the planning implementation and evaluation of early childhood programs. B. To be responsible for curriculum and staffing. C To be contact person for community and government agencies The ideal candidate possesses a university degree with emphasis on early childhood or elementary has teaching and administrative ability and works well with others. AS NEGOTIATED Send detailed before Dec. 15th Mr..A. C. Henderson ECS CO-ORDINATION COUNCIL P.O. Box Fort Alta. TOA IKO Chevron CHEVRON STANDARD LIMITED requires a SHIFT FOREMAN Chevron Standard Limited invites applications for the position of Shift Foreman at the Kaybob South Gas Processing Plant located approximately 30 miles south of Fox Creek. Alberta. Applicants should hold a valid Alberla Second Class Steam Cer- tificate and have a minimum of five years experience in sour gas processing. Full employee benefits are including moving assistance and transportation Modern housing is available at Fox Creek Salary will be commensurate with experience Please submit written application giving full details of educa- tion and together with telephone number to Manager Employee Chevron Standard Limited 400 5th Avenue S.W. Alberta T2P OL7 THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES HAVE Immediate Job Opportunities For Dentists Doctors Nurses Marine Military Engineers And in the following Trades Infantry Radio Operator Military Policeman Cook Supply Technician Hull Technician Communicator Research Mobile Support Equipment Operator Airframe Technician Vehicle Technician Weaponman Underwater Electro-Mechanical Technician Phone or Visit Your Canadian Forces Recruiting Mobile At the Bridge Townhouse on 5 ft between 12 noon and 8 p.m. Ph. 327-4576 Or Write to Canadian Forces Recruiting Unit at 522 8th Ave. S.W. Alberta T2P 1E8. GET INVOLVED PADM C i i CAQM ;