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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SOUTHERN ALBERTA GOLFERS HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY Williami ond Pro. Qopuiling Calgary Jan. 23 Return Feb. 6, 1973 for booking! and further information conloit: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE The LetWmdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, December 1C, 1972 PAGES 17 TO SO LETHBRJDGE OfFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower 7th StfMil Shopping Moll Lelhbridgi, Alberto Ptione (403) ADDING MACHINES Parolees in city decline in number By WARHEN CAKAGATA Herald Staff V.rilcr Tbe number Jic and prisoners, but added that in some cases the paroto hoard hasn't been careful enough about who they grant ed parole to. As a resuit, the parole tr terri has been urxkrr a great deal of attack in recent months following several incid e n t where parolees were invol ed in further criminal activite 3 hfe said. Mail charges laid Charges of mail theft have been Jaid against two Lerth- bridge youths as a result of a phone call to folice this more- ls? at a.m. A mail boi on 3rd Ave. and I'r.'a St. X. had teen ed. but police belle-.'e they recovered its contents. Tr.e two youths "rill appea' jr. court Dec. Police declined comment on whether they believe the two charged were responsible for other" mai! thefts in tbe city. PLEASING GAINS' Retail sales boom By I.AKI'.y BENNETT ik-rald Stalf Writer Tne UnHisg of rx-lls you hear ui trje air isn't fiom Santa's reindeer it is the sound of the pre Christmas business boom in Letbbridge, Most city businesses report Ijge increase-', in overall sate. Some report "unexpscUidly j pleasing gains." Garry Kohn, from Anglo Dis- Tbe Herald "business is way up." Strongest front runners in cales were name brand compo- r.'-nt stereo systems consisting or a stereo ampiilier, turntable ar.d separate speakers- Surprbing Lricr eases wvre noted in the sales of both home oarkro'jm photography Volume sales at one men's the stock of short leather coats boy's wear store was re- v.as sold out. He reported Increased over last year, g'xxl sales in krjl aid but profjts remairied on "about dress shlrt-s- An interesting trend Li sales at the Gentlemen III v.-as found to be a return to i-.ales of wool- en slacks in place of fortrel knit slacks, Mr. said. A representative of t h e Eato.-iS Departr.'ient also o! men's "stret- chy" woolen slacks is up, "much to my surprise." Tovs arxi artificial Christmas trees are the high selling items at Many of, the well advertised toys are sold out and back ordered so we can't a par.' Leo Singer, o! Singer's Men's Wear. 214 5th St. S., said the sale of small casual items such as shrink tops and baggy pants for the young per .ri is ver.' high, but Eato.is Uepar garment (suit) sales are fe sale from last year- Mr. Singer also pointed to a ment and quadrisonj': sound he said. ahilitv of leather as trie prime factor lor the shortage arid increase in price of leather dothi-cg. "Overall the trend in clothing get he said, purchasing has changed. Peo- ple don't seern to mJn dbuying many small items, even a sport jackk and slack combination, but they aren't willing to buy persons seem to have a lot more component systerrr- Digital face clock radios were cited as a good selling item. "I'm really optimisuc t-he whole said Mr. Kohn. John mcnager of xmpsons Sears cadd. "Busi- nes5 m general is ahead of last vear ahead of our ex- pectations." By far trie biggest pre-Cnrist- mas itera sold at Simpsons is artificial Cnris-.raas trees. "We have only a few left, and they are aU tbe odd-ball types we're completely sold out of the really popular Ho-.t's dwntovm store, 3rd 'Ave. S., reports greatest Ealea in tr.eir giltware depan- jnent, with china being the best seller. Hoyt's spokesman also not- ed a very unusual iricrease in the sale ol electric popcorn Mr. Singer said he expects usiness to reach a peak later poppers. "In the past we might the week, "Beeauie many possibly se'J six units in a year, but this season we have sold all we could get." "Popcorn strings for Christ- mas tree decorations must be seem to have z lot more money this year." Gentlemen HI Men's Wear Ltd.. 314 7th St. S., is doing a Christmas trade''. coming back with all the pop- Jim Spoulos told Tne Herald pers M-e he said. Drivers said negligent in local man's death The sale of those items advertised ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DEKTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Eldg. 222 5th 51. S. 322-4095 STRETCH STITCHES Pedestrian hit A ear-old Lethbndge man Is being treated for a pos- sible fractured pelvis in Sc. Michael's Hospital as a result of a vehicle accident at p.m. Friday. Tne man, Kai Foon Lim. 32-! 6th Ave. S.. was struck by a car driven by Allan V.'. Dom- eier. of Colemari a.s be cross- ed toe street at 5th St. and fch A'.e. S. Felice investigation Ls conin- uing. MOVING? SANTA Yes, Virginia, there is o Santa SUM Santa Claus who grows a beard ond a black mustacne at the same tirr.e? child- ren at !he Lethbridae Comrr.LTpity CcJIege are charmed by him, adult students decide that he is on importer. Mo, they don't throw their Christmas gifts. A coroner's jury ruled Fri- surgery is not performed at 'day that a 21-vear-old Leth- Lethbridee hospitals. Tnere is tovs, especially bridge man died because of no resident la rtised on tele- what it said was "negligent'1 vision, were also reported to be driving by two Lethbridge area An RCMP spoiiesrrmn said no doing well" by ?-ir. residents last Oct. 7. i charges have been laid. Citron- The jury said after an in- ei Dr. Norman Easter presid- quesi death of Rudy J. ed at the inquest- __________ Landgraf, 1403 L a k e m o n t Blvd.. Mr. Landgraf died at the the 1 Loewer.. Children's games, electric dners. cosiDedcs and per- out until oil the kids hove received najr fumes are also selling well at Simp--oas. Calgary General Hospital _.. following day of brain injuries a 'of Among the sliest selling Truck farmer hearings set SWUSMADf GET TW FACTS MAHC h rated DWM MWlnV machine. own wiv wtm YOU nr dmMMftrarJim MOtact SEVWH6 cmnc EDMONTON Alberta vege- table arid potato growers have been firged to air grievances about the marketing of their product. Public hearings have been set for Grande Prairie, Ujn. Broc-ks and Taber in Jan- uary. o' Ed- monton, chalrmar! of the Al- berta Fresh Vegetable Comreis- j sio.-i, said in a Herald inter- j vie-A" here this week folicrAing a mef.ing with government i ficials. that the fiearings are designed to allow growers to express viev.s on the deficien- cies of the present marketing i systems. There are three systems for marketing and p> tatoes in Airxrr-a. The vegetable The Al'oerta Pota- items at Simpsons, says Mr. are clothes, Mr. Loe-.ver, said pool tables, chairs and recLming chairs are being sold faster than they can be supplied. were reported Ln Simpsons major appliance de- Al- Uve freight and packaging r.ad partmeat. especially concerning to Commission, and Tr.e beru Vegetable Msrke'.Lig to paid. Board, provide the systems. doubt Lf the farmers got te, road near I Landgral was a passenger in a vehicle driven by John Keith Strzeszkowski, 21, HOI Lake- mom Blvd. The other driver in- volved was ?Cithleerj M a y dements. 24. of Wilson Siding. Tne collision took place at fee HI-TEST 5-YEAR LIGHT BULBS "These hearings -nil allow producers to make changes for the marketing of vegetables ar.d potatoes so the commodity boards and commissions can best look afier said ?iir. Kijhimann. "V.'e urge tte to submit written personal briefs to present their individual rea- sons for being dissatisfied with the system." Stemming from "unusual marketing "practices whico come out at the hearings." Mr. Kuhlrnann said it is hoped pro- ducers will be able to achieve more than two cents a pound for their he said. "Tne cos; production had to be at least four cents a pound, he ssid. happened in Alberta at a time when stocks of cabbage were limited and prices should washer-. Slow par.ion of county roads in Wil- urer deliver.- was blamed. son Siding, about eight miles of Lethbridge. Tne jury said it found both payment Store told The Herald. i; always better at this time of the year been real good up to now." yield despite almost ideal driv- ing conditions." Landgraf rushed to the Fie said he hadn't really en- Calgary hospital because brain countered any iiera that was i selling much better than it had All popular sizes Price CalE Hardware 327-5767 OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Ph. 2714 i? 3. Open Thuri., Fri. till 9 p m. SMILEY'S PLUMBING CLASS UHED HIATERS SilO IH5TALLED Phone 323-2176 can you tell z farmer to grow s product and invest lots of money for equipment and storage facilities when this is the type of price he. can ex- pect." Mr. Kuhilmann ssid under tne present system, the vegetable better prices for their produce commission has no power to set with some form of new market- 2 price to protect the producer. ine treasure. I He poinied to the "apparent EXAMPLE by He quoted an example in an Edmonton supermarket recent- ly which had an opening spe- cial. It offered cabbage for sale for five cents a pound. Tne cabbage v.as advertised as a locally grov.Ti produc-t wrdcb came'from producers in South- em Alberta. He ssid for the cabbage _to sell for five cents a pound, the supermarkets must have paid orJy four cents a pound, wholesale likely paid three cents a pound and in addition, and potato growers in South- ern Alberta. He said there is very little interest shown by producers in the marketing of their product. Most growers ac- cepting any price offered them. JHI H riH -i the bit minute to do worry, yo-J con slill :-.'.-r'j-, ore OS Tree! FRESH CUT FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS Prictd from to PLANTS from.....................7.50 MAY VCE SUGGEST A IASTIKG GIFT OF PERMANENT Chrjitmoi Motif, frcrn S5 FRACHE'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Ccrml; Spray Mumi ond White Pine. CMilmrJ! only S8, S10 S12 FRACHE' FLOWER SHOP 322.6th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-5747 United Appeal lops objective Tne Lethbridge United Appeal csmpaign ended Friday with S1W.250 fo-jr per ceEt above the objective. Allan Pur.-is, assistant dir- ecVjr of tbe Community CJiest, said arxjtber Ls expected to crime in before the end of year. received up ffl Dec. 31 v.iil be included in the total to be to the United Appeal's 15 he said. ff the campaign receives it wiil be five awi a half per c-ent o-.er trie objective, he- said. AIR CONDITIONING, HJATING Afcon Refrigeration Ltd. For the belt buy in year round Comlorl PARK'S-NEiLSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6lri St. S. onrJ 15I4A 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-5151 327-7771 hour service loitering ond leciher prccesiing pleat dropery to. "Ail of our departments and mvisioris seem to br- holding their own l-i c-oinparbon with business they have dor.e in the past." he said. Trie only real run-away sales item at was. as in the other major city sicres, the ar- tificial Ch.-istmas tree. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street Soul'n Phone 328-6661 CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental SLACK DENTAL LAB M.EDICAI DENTAL BLOG. [.ower level PHONE 327-2E22____ 606-608 3rd Ave. S. IETHBRIDGE Techniclcn Repair: Is Rcalss, Tetsvisioni and SONY LIOYDS DUAL NORESCO WEEKEND SPECIALI Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Meln Sweet and Sour Deep Ffied Brfraded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Rice ALL FOR ONLY........ Delivered io Your Horn 3 .95 Piping Hot! OPEN WEEKDAYS 7 A.M. TO 2 A.M. SUNDAY 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot GREAT BUYS for CHRISTMAS 1095 BAIA ULTRA VIEW AUTOMATIC 35 MM VltWEfi Reg. T8.75. SPECIAL NEW BAIA ILLUMINATED MOVIE FILM SPLICER. Super Regular S cr 16 mm films, Stroight or S