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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 44 LETHBRIDGE HERALD December 1973 Christmas lights on Despite the tendency in many communities to do away with ornamental lighting because of the energy crisis this Christmas Chicago turned on its civic centre official ablaze with lights. To con- serve on electricity the tree will be lighted daily between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. only. City officials said reduced lighting in other facilities would more than offset what is used on the 85-foot tall composed of 65 trees joined together A1 Inland 'cold to police bill OTTAWA Quebec Justice Minister Jerome Cho- quette presented the federal government with a bill for say- ing it is compensation owed Quebec as the federal share Quebec police costs The minister said after an almost two-hour meeting with Solicitor-General Warren All- mand that the federal minister treated the sugges- tion of money owing Mr Choquette said the money is owing to Quebec because the federal govern- ment has paid part of the costs of the RCMP services provid- ed eight but Quebec and contracts with the national police force to provide provin- cial and sometimes mu- nicipal policing He said that if the federal government pays part of the costs in those provinces it should pay part of the cost that Quebec incurs in providing its own policing PENNIES ACCOUNTED Mr Choquette presented an eight-page brief to Mr. All- mand outlining the thinking that went into the demand for 868 930 41 everything was worked out to the pen- the present fiscal year and for the fiscal years from to 1972-73 He said the fact that Quebec provides its own police ser- vices while others use the RCMP represents a financial loss or a missed op- portunity to gain con- siderably the situation is discriminatory in that Quebec taxpayers contribute to police costs in the other provinces through their federal income He said the federal govern- ment should remedy the pre- sent situation as quickly as possible and in when RCMP contracts with the eight provinces there should be discussions aimed at re-evaluating the whole ques- tion of federal participation in the financing of police forces The minister told reporters that although Mr. Allmand treated his ideas not leaving it I will con- tinue the Rapeseed pooling only hides risks WINNIPEG A gram ournpany executive rapeseed producers will be able to pool their crop under an open market but pooling will not really remove the risks they face Art J A vice presi- dent of Pioneer Grain Co. Ltd commenting on the current plebiscite over how rapeseed should be said pooling merely hides risks- and distributes them among farmers. to pool account prices were available on the open and a number of elevator companies both co-operative and commercial gave producers the option between pool account selling or a cash price that producer deliveries showed a preference for the cash price he said The plebiscite asks farmers whether rapeseed should con- tinue to be sold on the open jurisdiction of the Canadian wheat which already has a pooling system for all wheat and export oats and barley Under an open market farmers are paid for grain at the time of delivery at current prices Pooling means all producers would receive the same price for their grain during a crop with the final payments made after the yearly pool account was closed Mr Tooth said a vote by farmers to retain the open market system would not rule out voluntary pooling arrangements through elevator although he noted that voluntary pool- ing has generally been popular only when prices are low His statement was released' by Winnipeg Commodity which has mounted a campaign to encourage larmers to vote against control of rapeseed by the Scare wh Chri ideas begin Deluxe Hockey Game With plastic teams Overhead gondola has flags of NHL teams. Centre-ice puck delayed- action roving puck-dropper. Each player moves ends dead spots. With score indicator and puck return. Game has a rugged metal moulded plastic end panels. Comes complete with 3 roller pucks. about A great Christmas gift that will provide hours of Electric Dune Buggy. Get speeds up to 2 m.p.h. With super wide F-N-R console shif- ter and accelerator button. Detailed rear and imitation headlights. Battery runs 5-7 recharges overnight. O 7 98 Similar to illustration I Deluxe Magnus Organ. An electric 12 chord organ with 37 full sized keys and 12 chord buttons. The moisture-proof reeds stay tuned for your pleasure. Features a full 3 octave range. Designed with a Polystyrene cabinet in removable legs and smoked colour plastic see-through music rack. switch. A great Christmas Gift for the whole family. 5493 Weebles. Roly-poly little people that will give your youngster hours of make- believe fun. Set the S.S. reel and 4 fish plus a small motor a big gas pumps and a boathouse for the 4 Weebles. 1298 Dashboard with make-believe switches for windshield etc. With real-sound- ing horn and pretend microphone. Accelator produces engine noise. Push-Button Ark. Push the button and out pop. giraffes and sheep. All in Push the last button and 2 monkeys escape in small boat. 798 Train Set Battery operated tank 2 straight tracks 6 curved tracks. gas Magic Memory. Cast objects with true-to-life realism. no heat required. Set includes- 4 gel 3 packs 2 Ibs. candle mixing measuring mixing sand thermometer and colour tints. 1398 at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and frse delivery Simpsons-Sears ltd. Baby Beans. A soft and washable me doll your child Mil love. 498 Blythe. About tall. Pull the cord and her eyes and expression change. Style her beautiful hair. 398 Monopoly. The game for all ages. All the real hotels and money you need. 449 Ceramic Figurine Maker Mold ceramic figurines without heat reusable plaster slip casting mold In- cludes enough clay to mold approxi- mately 24 figurines Also over- glaze and tools 11.98 Karoeel Kitchen Kitchen Includes lighted twirling lighted sink agitat- ing clothes tumbling and revolving rotlserle all battery oper- ated to give hours of entertainment to any little girl Reg 98 11.98 Ready Ranger Fiefd Pack Set contains Communications power periscope signal PA star consoles and courier pouch compass direction Invisible slate 16.98 Save Soap Mak- ing Kit. Easy to make. non-toxic be scented and 4 plastic mould STORE Open Dally a.m. to p.m. until Christmas Centre Village 328-9231. ;