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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, December 18, 1970 OTTAWA (CP) CP Rail will be equipped to handle an estimated 25 million tons of coal on lines net worn southeastern British Columbia coal fields and the West Cousi by S. M. Gossage, chief executive officer, said here. Mr. Gossage told the Cana- dian transport commission a study on (he most difficult stretch of Golden and Kcvelstoke, j indicates that the whole line would have the capacity to han- dle any volume of traffic the company could rcascnablv pre- dict. The line from Spanvood, B.C., to the Roberts Bank superport had been continuously improved during recent years with heav- ier track and increased amounts j of heavy rock ballast beneath the ties. Greater nso of "robot ears" to guide large single-commodity trains and the possible electrifi- cation cf the railway between Calgary and Vancouver "would increase the capacity of the iine substantially." Mr. G o s s a g e said. PREDICT 1M-CAK TRAINS He predicted thnt by 1980 CP Rail could run as many as 6.6 trains between the coalfields and 'the port 24 hours. Each train would be made up of 11-1 cars carrying as much as 105 tons each. Use of electric trains, more efficient because they do not need to refuel and can travel faster, would raise the predic- tion substantially. Gossage was testifying on behalf of CP Rail ar. a commis- sion hearing on an application by the Kootenay and Elk Rail- way Co. to build a railway from the B.C. coal fields to the Mon- tana border. Coal could then be j shipped through the northwest- ern United States before re-en- tering B.C. for loading to Japan. At present, only CP Rail serves the Kootenay coal min- ing area and transports the coal through Canada to Roberts Bank. Mr. Gossage's testimony fol- lowed that of witnesses appear- ing on behalf of the province who have contended that a com- petitive railway would reduce the amount of money CP Rail charges for coal transport. As well, an additional line will be needed to handle the volume of coal needed to satisfy the growing Japanese market, the province said. ESTIMATES TOXXAGK J. R. Meredith, director of the province's economic and statis- tics branch of the department of industrial development, trade and commerce, testified that the Japanese market could take between 46 and million tons of Canadian coal by 1980. He said he was unable to sub- stantiate his predictions with j source references because much of his research on possible trends was given to him on a confidential basis. But he said there is "nothing more dynamic than the changing energy re- quirements in the world.'' CP Rail, opposing the applies- j tion on the grounds that it can handle the shipping require- j merits at a reasonable price, j contends Japanese require-; inents will not surpass 20 mil-j lions tons by 1980. The company based its pre- i diction on its current Japanese i contracts and ones under nego-. tiation. "The probable maximum is 20 i million tons by 1980." Mr. Gos-' sage said. ''Rut we would be, happy to handle all the tonnage we can RGV1P killer i mav he dead PRINCE ALBERT. S a s k. (CP) There i.s a good possi-1 bility that the man accused of killing two KCMP officers in the MacDowall district has taken his oun life, an RCMP i Police have found no (race of Wilfred Stanley Robertson, since the shootinc; Oct. in the district 2o miles south of Prince Albert. The initial in-; tense search for the accused farmer has gradually been re- duced. Staff -Sergeant W. H. said a (racking u.sed daiK" in ihr iice cannot (Arviijok un bility that I ho himself "No man tvin .iii.v. indefinitely wiihoKf. and so far there definite tn indicate has had oni.Mdc A special night of shopping Especially for the male shopper See the Stagnight specials throughout the store Gifts for everyone on the male shopper's list with the emphasis on the perfect gift to please your fair lady. "him" Acrylic Wigs RePeat offer! Fine Quality Panties ir i r- I-__ She'll be ready for any occasion with her chic new 100% wash and wear means they never need to be slyled. A wide range of shades to suit every mood and a tremendous Stag Night feature buy at two for the OQiSB price of one. SPECIAL Wig Bar, Main Floor Gemini Carpet Sweeper A gift she'll appreciate every day of the a Bisscll sweeper that cleans everything 'from basement cement to finest broadloorn and does the job quickly, efficiently ith very little effort. SPECIAL, each A real wor! k saver. 14 .99 Floor "White Heather" Candy Pamper her sweet tooth with this popular candy assort- ment, imported from England. Chocolate coated creams and nuts, cherry caramels, all individually twist wrapped. Truly a premium selection. 4 SPECIAL Ifei lbs' I or 4-lb. bag 3.29 Candy, Lower Floor Page and Shaw Chocolates Always a most acceptable gift for people of all ages. At this saving you'll want to buy several boxes as little remem- brances for your cleaning lady, receptionist, those who _do you little favors throughout the1 year. 23-oz. box. SPECIAL, box...................... Candy, Lower Floor Bath Time Fragrances A generous decanter filled with a choice of foaming bath oil or soothing body lotion. An assortment of popular frag- rances designed to delight ladies of all ages. Large 32-ounce size. Specially priced for the Stag Night shopper. fiQ SPECIAL, each Sundries, Lower Floor assortment of styles in this collection ittle lady Handy Cosmetic Bags You'll find a wide assortment of pert and pretty cosmetic bags that'll help the keep her cosmetics neat and tidy. A good variety of colors too, all at one low Stag Night price. SPECIAL, each Sundries, Lower Floor Travel Shoe Shine Kit As handy at home as it is for travel, this shoe shine kit keeps all your shoe core needs in tidy order. Kit contains brush, cloth and polish in leather type pouch. Compact and conveni- ent and now at a special savina too. rf 1ft SPECIAL, each J Sundries, Lower Floor Smart Sewing Baskets Every homemaker is sure to appreciate this popular gift suggestion. Attractive basket with a place for her needles, thread and other sewing needs. Limited quantity at this low price so early shopping is advised. )4 i9T SPECIAL, each Sundries, Lower Floor Smart Gift Sweaters Regular 13.00 15.00 Classic styling in dainty, lacey pattern cardigans fash- ioned.of knits. A welcome addition to her sweater wardrobe, and featured in popular shades of white, pink, blue and navy. Sizes S, M, L. On99 SPECIAL, each JJ Sportswear, Main Floor Women's Dusters She'll love to snuggie into one of these cosy dusters fcr her morning coffee or evening relaxing. Pretty yet prac- tical they're available in assorted styles in a choice of brushed arnels and quilted fabrics. Sizes S, M, L. QQ SPECIAL, each fj' Lounqewear, Main Floor If she enjoys fine lingerie she'll want several pair of these superbly fashioned panties. Featured in a choice of elastic and band leg styles in a soft satin finish, they're avail- able in white, pink and aqua. Sizes S, M, I. SPECIAL, pair Lingerie, Main Floor Fashionable Dresses Regularly 22.00 26.00 Easy care fabrics of fcrlrels and arnels make these dresses real favorites. Assorted styles to compliment her individual fashion tastes. A wide choice of prints and plains in navy, blue, red, green and brown. A great buy. if QQ SPECIAL, each............................. f Dresses, Main Floor II Gendran" Doll Pram We haven't forgotten the little mother in your life. This deluxe doll pram will delight your young daughter, niece or grandchild. Sturdy, well built it's sure to thrill any young mother and her dols. Another Slag Night 4 00 feature buy! SPECIAL, each jjj' Toys, Lower Floor The Osterszer Blender The 'Imperial' pulse-matic model that slirs, purees, whips, grates, mixes, chops, grinds, blends, liquefies and frappes. Complete with 84 page cookbook to help her with and gourmet cooking. An exceptional saving. M A OR SPECIAL, each Small Appliances, Second Floor Attractive Fondas Set For gracious entertaining and delightful family fondues she'll love this deluxe set. Decorative pot with cover, dome shaped stand, lazy susan tray with 6 glass 6 fondue forks and recipes all included. if A QQ SPECIAL'.................................. 4 Small Appliances, Second Floor Collection of Clocks Here you'll find smart, battery operated decorator clocks to add timely elegance to every home setting. Leatherette and simulated walnut backgrounds beautifully set off the striking black Roman numerals that accent the champagne QQ coloured dial. SPECIAL, each Clocks, Second Floor She'll enjoy complete freedom from dishwashing chores 36.5 days of the year when you give her this Viking dish- washer. With all the most wonted features for convenience and efficiency it also has a handy maple cutting OQQ 95 board top. SPECIAL, each Major Appliances, Second Floor Strcsto Slide Projector Your treasured slides will provide even more enjoyment when you own this Strata automatic focus slide projector. Focus the first slide, the rest work automatically. Remote con- trol operation, self contained case, OO 99 100-slide wheel. SPECIAL, each Cameras, Second Floor Two Hours Free Parking in the Downtown Car Park Friday Evening From 6 to 9 pm. only. Here's how it works simply bring your car park ticket with you into ihe store, make a purchase during the evening and we will stamp it for the first two hours of free parking GIFTS FOR THE MEN, TOO Men's Shirt Specials A big half price saving on a group of dress and sport shirts taken from regular stock. Buy several for yourself. Choose some as perfect gifts. Truly exceptional Stag Night feature buy you won't want to miss. fift jjfl Sizes 14 to m'2. SPECIAL, each ......A to Men's Dressing Gowns For dad, grandpa, favourite uncle or even for a new dressing gown is always most acceptable. This sale priced group includes fancy styles in checks and brocades ever popular terry judo model in "7i47 "1 to j with white trim. SPECIAL, each Sport Shirt Savings Boxed A fashion favourite regular body styling in these perennial sport shirt classics. Designed from a heavier weight fabric for cold weather comfort. Choose from shades of green, blue, lime. Sizes M, L, XL. (Ci59 Gift boxed. SPECIAL, each Men's Wear, Main Floor Men's Gift Slippers Two popular styles in this special slipper gift selection. Soft, glove leather, unlined style with padded sole and heel, or the natural shearling lined model with top grain leather vamp and sole. Sizes 7 to 12 collectively. A good gift buy. SPECIAL, pair leather Slippers, Main Floor STAG NIGHT EXCITEMENT Great Shopping Fun A night devoted to the male shopper, but women are most welcome too. Check the many feature buys throughout the store. Enjoy special Slag Night entertainment and events. Organist and Honky-Tbnk add to your shopping enjoyment. Lucky Number Draws Be sure to get your colorful Stag Night leaflet from one of our hostesses, located at the three entrances to the store, Check the number on your leaflet. If your number is called, and you're in the store, you'll receive a prize. "CJOC" On Location CJOC will present a colorful instore broadcast from each floor, 5 p.m. to p.m. Meet your favourite CJOC person- ality while doing your Stag Night shopping and see the announcer's hostess who will assist in merchandise presenta- tion. Gift Wrap Service A complimentary gift wrap service, for men only, will be located in the Chinaware section, second floor. Free gift wrap applies to men making purchases from 5 lo 9 Friday even- ing. Sorry ladies this Stag Night Service is for men only. Information Centre Two Eaton staff members, familiar with all departments and merchandise in the store, will be on hand to assist you with your Stag Night Shopping problems. The information centre will be located on the main floor, near hosiery. Half Hour Specials Starting at p.m. exceptional half hour specials wilt be announced throughout ihe store. Listen for them and watch for the bright red balloons. They're your mark of special values being featured for ihe Stag Nighl shoppers. Anne Campbell Singers Hear this internationally known group of singers from lefhbridge as they add colour and excitement to Stag Night as they sing traditional Christmas carols. They will move from floor to floor commencing at 7 p.m. and will perform until p.m. ON'S eranle Vvrn rh.vk-d :d-- Ir Shop Eaton's Stag Night Tonight Until 9. Saturday Store Hours 9 to Buy Lins 328-8311. ;