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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Alberta school grants raised EDMONTON Grants for 1974 under the School Foundation Program will be increased by nine per cent for each Education Minister Lou Hyndman an- nounced yesterday. Mr. in a news said the grant for each pupil at the elementary level will increase to from the 1973 rate of The province will pay school boards for each pupil in junior high schools next year compared with in 1973 while the grant for each pupil in senior high increases to from Mr. Hyndman estimated the increase will add million to the province's previous es- timates for government contribution to the 1974 school foundation program fund. He said it was crucial that the quality of education for the students in Alberta be maintained and the increased funds ensure sufficient personnel and ade- quate Mr. Hyndman said inflation and justify the increase in the grants for each pupil while other grants will remain at rates previous- ly announced. government is keeping them under he added. The foundation fund is financed through an equalized assessment on property owners across the province. WORRIED BY VD RATE PORTO ALEGRE Sixty per cent of the prisoners in the jails of Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state suffer from state prisons director Altair Venzon told a group of Roman Catholic priests and nuns Monday. The religious group was seeking conjugal visits for the prisoners. Venzon said he agrees with the aim but has reservations because of the disease. They gave From A Lethbridge .52.00 From A Friend of the Needy .2.00 Michael Lethbridge .....2.00 H. Lethbridge .....2.00 Coaldale ........2.00 Nanny From Coalhurst .......2.00 Chester Fort Macleod .2.40 Kathy and Danny Coaldale ....................3.00 Mrs. F. Warner ......4.00 Lethbridge ......5.00 John and Gerry Lethbridge ..................5.00 Blake Holdings Bridge Town House Lethbridge .......5.00 Bridge Town House Lethbridge ..................5.00 Mrs. Esther Foremost 5.00 Jim. John and Joseph. VauxhallS.OO K. M. Alberta .......5.00 Miss Flprence M. Pincher Creek.......................5.00 Canadian Calorie Branch Claresholm .............5.00 Laura and Bobby from Claresholm ..................5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Joe Taber 5.00 Andrew Coaldale .....5.00 Dennis Thacker. Burdett ......5.00 Lethbridge ......5.50 Medical Records St. Michael's Hospital. Lelhbridge ..........6.00 J. F. Lethbridge .10.00 Alberta .........10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lethbridge .................10.00 Karen and Michael Lethbridge .................10.00 Lethbridge .....10.00 C. A. Fernie .......10.00 Mrs. Grace Vauxhall .10.00 Anton Milk River 10.00 C. Fort Macleod .....10.00 Mountain View .10.00 Mrs. Mary Card- ston ........................10.00 Frank H. Bellevue .10.00 Tim and Jeff Lethbridge .................12.00 Mrs. M. Fort Macleod 16.00 Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Lethbridge .................20.00 AW and Lethbridge .20.00 Isabelle Blairmore .20.00 Tracey and Jodi Pincher Creek ......................20.00 David Taber ..........20.00 Carmangay .....20.00 Lethbridge Iron Works Company Lethbridge .........25.00 Lethbridge .....30.00 Alfred Cardston ......30.00 Ches. and Vi Fort Macleod ....................30.00 Elks Charity and Fun Lethbridge .................100.00 Total Total To-Date GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather Sunrise Friday Sunset H L Pre Lethbridge...... 34 26 Pincher Creek 36 30 Medicine Hat 27 19 Edmonton 14 0 Grande Prairie 20 7 Banff........... 27 21 Calgary......... 36 21 Victoria 45 44 .63 Penticton....... 41 37 Prince George 36 28 .02 Kamloops....... 39 35 .02 Vancouver...... 45 41 .82 Saskatoon....... 9 3 Regina 4 4 .01 Winnipeg....... 1 -9 Toronto......... 55 33 .02 Ottawa......... 45 37 .50 Montreal 44 41 .66 St. John's....... 35 26 Charlottetown 43 38 .08 Fredericton..... 55 46 .62 Chicago 41 23 .01 New York...... 61 52 1.20 Miami.......... 78 72 Los Angeles 70 50 Las Vegas...... 55 32 Phoenix 68 38 New York...... 61 55 Athens 59 39 Rome.......... 54 30 Paris........... 52 45 London......... 52 46 Berlin.......... 46 32 Amsterdam..... 46 39 Moscow 23 8 Stockholm...... 34 16 Medicine Calgary Becoming sunny this afternoon. Winds W20 near the foothills but gusting to 50 in the Crowsnest Pass. High 4045. Low near 15. Sunny Friday. Highs near 35. Kootenay region Periods of snow. Brisk winds at times. Highs upper 20s and lower 30s. Cloudy with a few snowflurries. Lows 20 to 25. Cloudy with some sunny periods. Highs in the mid and upper 30s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy. Continued cold east windy and warmer west today and tonight. Warmer east. Colder west Friday with widely scattered rain or snow showers all sec- tions. Decreasing winds west. Highs today 20s east portion 40 to 50 elsewhere. Lows tonight 10 to 20 east to 30 elsewhere. Highs Friday 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Scattered snow showers beginning today increasing to periods of snow north tonight and tomorrow and rain and snow south. Strengthening westerly winds Friday. Highs today and Friday 25 to 35. Lows tonight 20 to 25. MIXER MILLS Grind and Mix with one of the Better Mills GEHL or OWATONNA with Large Capacity and Power Bale from GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CoutU Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Macdonald catches it both ways OTTAWA Energy Minister Donald Macdonald says he is caught in a devil-or-deep- blue-sea situation in oil dis- cussions with Alberta. I don't co-operate with Alberta. I'm given he told the Com- mons. when I I'm given He was replying to ques- tions by Lome Nystrom who asked for assurances that the government will not give in to pressure from either the Progressive Conservative Party country's biggest oil or the premier of Alberta it considers whether to remove a voluntary oil price freeze at the end of January. Liberals retain seat Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Carway 9 a.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 Kingsgate 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 Rooseville 8a.m. to midnight. Logan Pass closed. 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Tourist industry may be affected CALGARY The energy crisis in the United States may affect the Alberta tourist Bob minister responsible for said yesterday. The here to open a new tourist information of- said he is reducing ex- penditures in the United States to promote travel in Alberta. At the same greater efforts are being made to attract Canadian es- pecially from within the province and from British Saskatchewan and Ontario. have to test the market to see if we should continue to promote tourism in the United The gentlemen Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau yells the into the microphone to attract a noisy crowd before he unveiled a plaque commemorating the official opening of the CBC building in Montreal Wednesday. The Lethbridge Rotary Club Invites You to an EVENING OF MUSIC with LINDA GAY FLITTON DEC. 8th P.M. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Tickets Available at LEISTER'S or at the Door REGINA -TheLiber- als easily retained Regina La- keview constituency in a provincial byelection more than doubling their victory margin over the governing New Democratic Party. Liberal Leader Dave Steuart acclaimed lawyer Ted Malone's walk-away triumph to a feeling among voters that the NDP government to be slowed down a that they were a little too But Premier Allan Blakeney called Regina Lakeview a safe Liberal seat and said the dominant issue appeared to be the need for a Stronger opposition. With all 48 polls Mr. Malone had votes to for NDP candidate Don a margin of com- pared with the Liberal win by 797 votes in the 1971 Saskatchewan general elec- tion. In the NDP won 18 of the riding's 47 polls. This they won only four of 48 with one tie. The byelection winner was campaign manager for the riding's previous Liberal member in the last two general elections. Mr. Steuart noted the cross-section nature of the constituency and es- pecially the fact that the Liberals won in the working- class areas. From the start of vote coun- polls that were won by the second-place NDP stan- dardbearer in the 1971 provin- cial election turned over regularly to the Liberal column. Mr. who got off to a faster start than his opponent in the byelection and blitzed the riding with also matched the NDP member's intensive door-to-door cam- paign that ended on a voting day of near-zero temp- eratures. The division of Regina seats in the legislature thus was re- turned to three for the Liberals against four for the NDP and gave a boost to the opposition party's prospects at the midpoint of the government's term. New party standing as a re- sult of the NDP Liberals independent total 60. The Liberals won the seat more handily than in 1971 when their winning also in a straight fight with the was 797 votes in a total of Free service for drinkers Si Alta. The 15-member RCMP detach- ment at this community about 150 miles west of Edmonton has offered to pay for the gas- oline required to operate a community bus to drive drink- ing motorists home from par- ties during the Christmas season. The in co-operation with the Edson Kinsmen Club and the local radio offered the free service in sup- port of the government- operated Check-Stop program to keep impaired drivers off the road. The Kinsmen Club is providing the bus and driver for the program. Constable Dave Whiting of the RCMP said members wanted to become involved in a program to prevent ac- cidents involving alcohol. Canadian Club. At home around the world. Smooth and mellow Canadian Club is the world's lightest whisky. And Best In The in 87 Austria. Canary Christmas Costa Denmark. Dominican Greenland. Hong Iceland. Jamaica. J_ordan. Kurea. Lebanon. New Guinea. Zealand. Nigeria. No'rway. Puerto Sierra Solomon South Sudan. United United Venezuela. Virgin and Zambia. NOW OPEN ARTESIAN IMPORTS 313 6th St. S. GIFTS FROM AROUND THE Silver Jewellery Peru Leather Purses Morocco Blankets Peru Wood Carvings Easter Islands Hand Tooled Leather Furniture Peru Murino Rugs South America Kfc Onyx Ashtrays Chile Hand Carved Chess Sets Formosa Wicker Furniture Yugoslavia COME IN AND ENTER YOUR NAME FOR A BEAUTIFUL ALPACA RUGl NAME ADDRESS PHONE to be made Dec. 21 NO PURCHASE ARTESIAN I 313 -6th St. S. PORTS Phone 329-4232 ;