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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday. December 7. 1974 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD 39 New group presses for restoration of death penalty EDMONTON (CP) Con- siderable support is being received by a group of Calgary residents working to have capital punishment for murder restored to Canada's laws, a member of the organization said here. Albert Crowe, a spokesman for the group which calls itself Voice for Canadians, said the mother of a 16-year-old youth killed last summer in a ser- vice station holdup attended a founding meeting. Mr. Crowe said telephones "have been ringing off the wall" at the group's head- quarters as residents hurry to join. He said the group was form- ed to protest a series of robberies recently in Calgary Three petitions in that city Try Mori You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES IHEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL S Phone 328-5447 urging that capital punish- ment be mandatory in murder cases have been signed by about names, he added. "We, as Canadians, never had a chance to be consulted on the capital punishment issue. It's about time Canadians did something about it." The group also wants more severe penalties for crimes such as robbery. Fuel costs up 100 per cent EDMONTON (CP) A hearing of the Alberta Public Utilities Board was told here Alberta Power's fuel costs will increase by more than 100 per cent by the end of next year. Executive vice president Ron Dalby of Alberta Power accepted calculations that his company's fuel costs for each kilowatt hour of electrical power produced will increase 72 per cent this year and a further 27 per cent next year. The calculations were sub- mitted by A. M. Brownlee, counsel for the Alberta Union of Rural Electrification Associations. Free oil Samuel Klein will pay two cents at most in home-heating costs for every gallon of oil that heats his three-bedroom Ottawa home this winter. The oil itself is free. It's waste oil from car engines that service stations are glad to get rid of when Sam comes asking. Fluoride benefits children BELLEVILLE (CP) A dental hygiene survey of area school children in kindergarten through Grade 3 shows those exposed to fluoridated water have fewer dental problems than those in non fluoridated com- munities. The examination program was carried out during the 1973-74 school year by the Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit. Results were issued this week "The benefits of fluorida- tion are plainly evident in comparing the percentage of students who have no decay in Picton and Belleville, which have fluondation, with the percentage of students with no decay in Trenton, which does not have said Dr Dennis A. Warnck, direc- tor of dental services. The report shows that in Belleville, fluoridated since 1964, 60 per cent of students examined had no evidence of decay. There were only 14 per cent with poor oral hygiene and just seven per cent requiring urgent treatment. Belleville's results were better than results for Picton, Trenton and Hastings and Prince Edward counties. YOUR MONEY EARNS UP TO 10% ON GUARANTEED INVESTMENT CERTIFICATES Member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation V Representative FRANKLIN MARTIN 12143rdAve.S., Phone 327-0936 or Evenings 327-8855 B.C. driver Weird weather in Australia penalty may be cancelled SYDNEY (Reuter) The weirdest weather conditions this century have battered, gouged and soaked Australia, the driest of the world's con- tinents, this year. The Australian weather bu- reau said in its annual report that record rams fell on nor- mally arid parts of the conti- nent causing widespread flooding, with devastating effects in some places. It described weather condi- tions as "the most extraor- dinary this century The floods caused millions of dollars of damage to crops, homes, roads and farmland. People and animals died as the flood waters spread through New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, Victoria and Queensland As the flooding rains fell, the biggest seas in living memory battered the eastern seaboard taking their toll of beaches, luxury beachside homes and roads Inland, flood waters swept aside anything that stood in the way as they surged across the country Cars were WHY SHOULD YOU PURCHASE A SEMI-DETACHED HOME? Here are some very good reasons Lower cost to purchaser Lower down payments and lower monthly payments Excellent sound protection by use of insulated double centre walls Maintenance free exterior finish One year warranty Excellent residential west side locations Full basements with roughed in plumbing Smaller lot to maintain Lower taxes SHOW HOME OPEN SUNDAYS 2-5 p.m. earned away and crops and houses flattened. The weather bureau said the conditions were produced by a tropical low pressure area persisting over much of Central Australia's "dead and outback. A spokesman for the Sydney weather bureau said floods which caused havoc in the up- per reaches of Australia's largest river are still on their way downriver before flowing into the sea in south Australia. But as summer starts, there is little sign of the floods in the devastated areas. VICTORIA (CP) Motorists who have been assessed 10 demerit points for Hot having an up to date driver's insurance certificate may apply to the Motor Vehi- cle Branch to have the penalty cancelled, Attorney General Alex MacDonald says. But he said the fine levied for not having the cer- tificate cannot be refunded Mr MacDonald suggested motorists who have lost the points write the MVB and if they show they are "not wilfully at fault" the record will be cleared Here is a CHRISTMAS SUGGESTION a family size GAS BARBECUE 318-6th St. South Phone 329-3646 Lethbridge, Alberta PRESCRIPTION SERVICE AVAILABLE SPECIALS IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY, DEC. END 7oz. 1.09 ATRIXO HAND CREAM 7.5 oz. 1.49 SOFTIQUE BATH BEADS 16oz. .89 TURTLES CHOCOLATE 14 oz 1.99 METAMUCIL 12oz. 1.99 MOIRS POT OF GOLD CHOCOLATES 1lb. 1.69 MAGICUBES Package of 3 cubes 1.59 FLASHCUBES Package of 3 cubes 1.19 PHENTEX 3.5 oz. 3 ply. .53 CORIDCIDIN 60's 1.99 NILODOR Drops or Spray 1.39 TESTAPE 1.59 PLANTERS MIXED NUTS 130Z. 1.25 MOIRS SELECTION ASSORTMENT CHOCOLATES 5lbs. 4.49 PHOTO FINISHING 25% OFF CX 126-12..... 1.19 C 135-20...... 1.65 CX 126-20..... 1.55 KM, KR 135 KA 464-P...... 4.09 or 126 20P ____ 4.99 C110-12...... 1.29 KM, KR 135 36P 3.39 C110-20...... 1.59 Poloroid 88 film 4.45 CX 1.19 Poloroid 108 film 5.15 No. 17 and 21 Queen's Road, West Side For more information and call NU- 'BobSapsford 328-8641 MODE REALTY Phone 328-8011 1277-3rd Ave. S. And here's the good news. A limited quantity of Mark 5 Falcon gas barbecues have been pur- chased at last spring's pricing SUMMER PRIC- ING WILL BE HELD FOR THIS DECEMBER SALE with easy budget terms available. BARBECUE FEATURES ARE: V. SBi-level grids for extra cooking space 6 shisk- g abobs skewers special grease drainage grids to control flare-up rotisserie 10 foot hose f disconnects and shelving. I Phone our Appliance Counsellors f 327-4551 I For details or drop in and see our display at 410 Stafford Drive in Lethbridge. Gerry Nagel 327-0287 Eveready AND GIRLS' BATTERIES -A C or D, 2 Batteries 80% ftQ per pack TRANSISTOR BATTERIES 9 volt -A Acrylic Pile Slippers with Foam Soles JLcVV LADIES' TUMS 100's Plain or 1 00 Short or Long XlOO NYLON OR DIAPER LINERS 120's. Sugg. Retail 2.75 AA Bright Colors or Prints QQ in Easy Care Nylon PREPARATION H OINTMENT 201 BOYS' TOPS OR SHORTS-. AA 100% Cotton Super UU Value 2 Pair for V V MALTED LMILK Balls. 11 oz 0 97 OF THE LOOM 6RAVOL 24's TOPS OR DRAWERS 1 4Q BIKINI BRIEFS 3 pair A V CLEARANCE TAM 1 hi Acrylic and Nylon I 1 FRUIT OF THE LOOM THERMAL OR DRAWERS Men's KITS 1 07 BLACK KITS DAIRY AND MEN'S CHOCOLATES 1 1b OCOt ncc WATCHES Urr LONG AND CLAIROL 8oi 1 00 PackaaaofG AiMW WHISPER PANTYHOSE JJ) POPPYCOCK J 29 We have a wide assortment of CHRISTMAS TOILETRIE SETS, CHOCOLATES, ELECTRIC RAZORS, HAIR GROOMING AIDS at bargain Shop early avoid disappointment! STORE HOURS: Mon. thru Sit. 9 to 6. Ttiun. ft 9 to 9. ;