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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SKI VACATIONS Inquire re Ski Holidays available Banff Luurentians Colorado ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Phono 328-3201 The Lethbrldgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbritlge, Alberta, Wednesday, December 15, 1971 PAGES 17 TO VI NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDS. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA SE US FOR ALL YOUR OPTICAL NEEDS IT MAY NOT BE MUCH BUT WE DID IT Paul Thompson, silting, of 2302 22nd St. S., and Trevor Gom, of 2318 22nd St. S., put the finishing touches on their new split-level bachelor pad. The construction was done without the aid of heavy equipment and with only non-union help partici- pating in the actual building. A high-rise expansion is also being con- templated by the two developers. Kerber Photo POLICE YOURSELF Police yourself this Christ- mas. At holiday parties, take odvantage of snacks, especial- ly starch types which help to moderate effects of alcohol. LIQUOR DELIVERY SERVICE 328-6177 VENDOR HOURS ONLY CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Christmas Seals still need buyers The Kinsmen Christmas seal campaign received ?680 in the mail today from donors. The objective is The total of donations received to date amount to or 75 per cent of the objective. ELECTRONIC AIR CLEANERS C and A Sheet Metal 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 BISSETT ELECTRIC (1971) 226 12th St. A NORTH PHONE 327-7508 Now under the new ownership of LEON J. CZAJKOWSK! Authorized Dealer and Service Centre for PRESTOLITE-LELAND ELECTRIC MOTORS AC and DC into the- season With a Dazzling LOOK! You're in a festive mood, a li d your fashions show it with brilliant colors and fabrics adding magic to the holiday season from our collection. PRIMROSE SHOP 313 6th St. S. Phone 227-22-14 OPEN DAILY UNTIL 9 P.M. China trade talks A meeting in Calgary today was slated to get Canadian manufacturers interested in providing products for a spe- cial Canadian trade mission to Peking in the new year. The meeting was sponsored by the federal department o[ industry, trade and commerce. The department was to involve 125 commodities in the mission. The guidelines for require- ments of Canadian enterprise necessary for such a show were to be looked at by all con- cerned. Harry Hargrave, Alberta marketing commissioner, said in Red Deer Monday that the special mission is being set up so Canadian industry can exhi- EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH bit in Peking to show ilie Chi- nese what Canada can provide. He said it will also offer a chance for the Candians to see what the Chinese have to offer in the line of trade products. Unofficial reports today indi- cated Western Canadian Seed Processors Ltd. of Lethbridge was to attend the meeting to possibly gain a position in the trade mission. Officials were unavailable for comment this morning to as- certain whether any other southern Alberta concerns were interested. Apparently the Peking mis- sion will bu special in that it is to be the first such mission Canadian industry will have exhibited in. Canada has lor many years participated in four exhibitions annually in Canton. WE HAVE MOVED ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC 222- -5th St. S. SCHWARTZ BLDG. 328-4095 The Health CMHA needs help Canadian Mental Association is seek- ing support for its Christmas gift program Dec. 17. New gifts or money dona- tions are needed for 250 la- dies in the Alberta Mental Hospital at Raymond. Gifts should be mailed by Friday to Box 33, Lethbridge or taken to the nurses' resi- dence, Lethbridge Municipal Hospital. SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY DEC 16th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE High old wardrobe; China cabinet; Clirome table and 4 chairs; RCA Victor TV; Good Viking wringer washer (only 2 yrs. Small Frigidaire fridge: Doors; Arborile; .Set twin rinse tubs; Hoover washer-spin dryer; Buffet: Complete 54" bed; Desk; Good wood heater with fan: Good oil heater with fan; 2-built in dishwashers; 24" 40" gas and electric ranges; Chesterfield and chair; Chain saw; Nice wood crib and mattress; Violin and case; 32 volt windchargcr and light plant; 2-pop coolers; Toys; Old wood hand railings; Chest of drawers; Ixnmge; Old wood chairs; 3-velvet paintings; 2-now leather purses. 10' x 25' Grain nig; Old organ stool: Electric Bass guitar and amplifier; It drawer chest of drawers. Barbells; 6'xII' green shag rug; Chairs; Electric guitar and amplifier; Old accordion; Kids' chairs; Utility table: Sump pump; Tree stands; Hoover upright vacuum; 4-track tape deck; Stevoas 12 gauge shotgun; flx24 tractor chains; Large compressor and tank with 2 II.P. electric motor. Specials: Complete Super 8 Movie outfit with camera, Projector, Floodlight, Screen and Tripod; Good Schacffer Upright Piano; Beautiful 54" Brass Bedstead; 1957 Chevro- let 4-door sedan. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 J FOR CHRISTMAS STORE HOURS MONDAY-SATURDAY a.m. to p.m. OPEN UNTIL P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY CLOSING 5 P.M. DECEMBER 24th MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Phone 327-1515 New power source By JIJ1 S1AYBIE Staff Wriliv It may not be loo long before homes and businesses in south- ern Alberta are generating their own electricity by using natural gas. Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Limited of Cal- gary has joined a group of 32 U.S. utility companies in a re- search program to develop a fuel cell (battery) using natur- al gas. In the last three years million has been spent develop- ing a working unit to produce electric power at the point of consumption of natural gas. Canadian Western is the first Canadian utility member of the group. The companies involved in the co operative test program now are in the process of field testing and determining possi- ble market acceptance and eco- nomic feasibility of equipment which could provide the power requirements for a home or business using the natural gas fuel cell. Canadian Western expects the first test installation in Canada will be made in Cal- gary and will be open to the public for a few months next fall. By the end of next year re- search costs will have climbed to an estimated million after 37 new installations have been made in homes, apart- ments, stores, offices and in- dustry, largely in the U.S. The first installation of the "Black as it is known in the industry, was made in a family condominium in Farm- ington, Conn. The dwelling was a four-bed- room unit covering square feet. The Black Box, about the size of a large air conditioning unit, was a watt power plant. The unit provides all the lighting, heating and other electrical power required by the household. There are .several advant- ages in using tnc natural gas fuel cell. There is no pollution. In generating electricity the only byproducts are water and carbon dioxide, the same by- products as those from human breath. The unit produces little noise. It is highly flexible. It is highly efficient, having 30 per cent greater electrical output hydrogen being released unit of natural gas when the carbon transformed in- pared with conventional carbon dioxide. and carbon dioxide Dr. Lome Hepler, then fed into a fuel cell of chemistry at the Hydrogen ions are of Lothbridge, said that in the presence of useful energy can he material and electrons from natural gas using the through the load circuit to cell principle Ulan by cathode. natural gas to make steam air cathode takes oxygen turn a turbine to generate the air and with the flow !r electrons from the load cir- Pollution control is transforms the oxygen through the rse of fuel the proper ionic state. generation of electricity, oxygen bearing ions released into the electro- The use of fuel cells is (solvent) then migrate to new. Humphrey Davy, the anode to complete the cir- person to use laughing gas an anesthetic, developed single fuel cell generates first cell in 1801 in volt direct current, creat- using carbon and nitric 100 to 200 watts of electrical Dr. Hepler for each square foot of The principal of the fuel cross-section. or battery is simple, be assembling a number of but the practical 100 to volts can be like the utility companies to push through one discovering, is not always watts) to more 10 megawatts Basically, a fuel cell is simply the swapping of electrons through a wire by physically separating two substances. In the case of the natural gas The inverter in the system changes the direct current to alternating current at the frequency and voltage needed. cell, electrons are swapped between methane (natural gas) and oxygen A Calgary Power major problem of the system is the size of the unit, but it is expected it will eventually be reduced to the size of a tele- said development of Ihe natur-a gas fuel cell would present another source of competition for them. He said that set. One big advantage is that chemical conversion is the most efficient way to produce technology is getting the use of the natural gas fue cell "is a long way down While Canadian Western saying much publicly about the Black Box, it has been mined that it consists of three basic elements a a fuel cell and an electricity Natural gas is fed into the 5th Street South former where it is processed in the presence of steam and 328-6922 catalytic medium. Carbon and hydrogen are separated Governmenl licensed FURNACE Repairs to Radioi, Televisions Tope Recorders, Cliculton Hill LLOYDS 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone NORESCO See our lovely new Lisa Deb Dress Pumps ustrated in red, navy and black wet look, crinkle palent. Many other styles to choose from. For Christmas Parties and Special Occasions Lovely Silver Kid Pumps by EMPRESS Also 2 new black kid under glass dressy styles by Empress. "CORIE" by Air Step See our lovely array of HANDBAGS A perfect gift for mother, daughter. Wet Look Hi Cut Fashion Boots Make lovely gifis for ihe teen and college crowd. Lined for cold AM sizes for gift giving. Open Thurs. and Fri. until 9 p.m. CAMM'S 403 5th Street S. SHOES Another SANITONE DIVIDEND! FREE! Your Santfone Dry ing order of 1.95 value or either one of the following items is your entry form. A SUIT or A DRESS or A TOPCOAT or OVERCOAT Extra entry forms issued for any order that is divisablft by 1.95. LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY LTD. and SPARKLE CLEANERS and LAUNDERERS LTD 1818 3rd Avenue South, Phone 328-2322 or 328-2321 TOUR GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN 1 of 5 PHILCO COLOR TV SETS FREE! ;