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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUPERIOR 13 DAY MEXICAN FIESTA FOR CO-OP MEMBERS Departing from Calgary January 19th, 1971 Only per Based on double occupancy For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Village Phone 328-3201 or 378-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAP. AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Letlibriclge, Alberta, Monday, December 21, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 28 it PLANNING A PARTY? 7 SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Aye. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Armed robbery at Blairmore Two men, brandishing a sawed-off rifle and a hunting knife, entered the home of Mrs. Annie Kropinak of Blairmore Friday night and robbed her of in cash. Mrs. Kropinak and two men who were visiting her home at the time were tied up with bed- sheels by the robbers before they left. The Blairmore detachment of the HCMP is continuing its investigation of the armed rob- bery. Spectacular spin out on highway A spectacular single vehicle accident occurred early Satur- day morning, when a tractor trailer unit carrying pounds of feed spun out of con- trol just west of Lethbridge. The track, driven by Gerard R. LeBlanc, of Calgary, was approach ing Lethbridge on Highway 'i when he lost con- trol, burst through the guard rail on his side of the road, slid across the boulevard sec- tion of the divided highway, through another guard rail onto the other section of the h i g h w a y, through another guard raiting, this time also tearing out a light standard, .'Dipping over once and land- ing on his wheels. More than damage was done to the truck, and COO damage done to guard rails, boulevard and light stan- dard. The driver, was not injured in what RCMP investigating the accident termed a "million to one" chance. permit A building permit for construction of a 46-suite apart- ment at 2301 32 St. S. was is- sued to Smith Bros, and Wilson Friday. Work on the eight-storey highrise is expected to be com- pleted by early summer. FAST ON THE TIGHT TURN More than 300 spectators watched 135 snowmobile race entries Saturday afternoon, in the first Northwest Snowmobile Association-sanctioned meet ever held in southern Alberta. The meet, just west of Barons, drew far more people than even the organizers expected, and snowmobilers were highly-impressed by Photo by Bryan Wilson the quality of the track the sponsoring Keho Snow Barons Club had prepared. More than 50 winners were named, in all machine classes, and entrants came from through- out Alberta. St. John Ambulance, of Lethbridge was present to offer service in case of accident. Cold days like the south: ivill stay For people fretting about the snow and cold, a frigid word of aren't going to get any better. Today is officially the first day of winter and is also the shortest day of the year, both fitting events to greet the pre- dicted overnight drop of 20 be- low zero. The sun rose this morning at a.m. and will set tonight at p.m. giving eight hours and seven minutes of sunlight. Incidentally the weatherman says from here on in its all down hill as the days progres- sively, grow longer. The ridge of arctic air is still over Alberta, and was respon- sible last night for some rec- ord low temperatures in the province. Peace River reported 40 be- low, blasting a previous record Meet Gary Gary is our newest sales repre- sentative but has a vast knowledge of office stationery, haying worked in our store for the past 3 years. He is most anxious to serve you. CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th ST. N. Phone 327-4591 and all through the house, It's CHRISTMAS With FLOWERS of 33 below set in 1960. Ver- milion, with 36 below, ousted the old figure of 33 below set in 1949. Coronation, 31 below, Gift rule at city hall Although the season for gift- giving has arrived, city hall employees have been barred from participating. The rule, of course, applies only to receiving gifts as em- ployees of the city. As private individuals they are still free to take part in Christmas activi- ties. Designed to prevent possible ethical problems, the no-gift rule has been in effect for some years. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PKONE 327-2822 compared to 27 in 1964, and Red Deer with 29 below, edg- ing out the past record of 28 set in 1964. Lethbridge reported an over- night low of 21 below, quite a way from the record high tem- perature for the day of 59.7 degrees above zero set in 1954, and the record low for the day of 26 below set in 1924. Today should see cloud ac- companied by intermittent snow flurries and temperatures near zero. Lethbridge received 1.5 inches' of snow during the weekend. Evidence of the oddities of southern Alberta weather, are reports today of Chinook condi- tions near Pincher Creek and Waterton where the mercury read 25 above zero this mor- ning. Airplane pilots say tem- peratures at feet are near 15 above. The warm air is not expected to reach Lethbridge. November was cold Weather for the month of No- vember was characterized by below normal temperatures, below normal sunshine, above normal snowfall and record low wind mileage. The mean temperature for the month was 23.8 degrees, compared to the long term av- erage of 31.3. The sun only shone 90.3 hours as opposed to the average of 113 hours. The highest temperature of the month 58.5 degrees, occur- red Nov. 5 and the low tem- perature 20.1 degrees below zero Nov. 21. The record high NOTICE WE WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, JAN. 2nd TO GIVE OUR STAFF A WELL DESERVED HOLIDAY OPEN AS USUAL MONDAY, JAN. 4th Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year From ALBERTA MEAT MARKET {LETHBRIDGE) LTD. 510 6th Avenue S. Phone 327-3492 Potted Plants Poinsettias Corsages Centre Pieces Arrangements fresh Cut Arrangements................ to 525 Flowering Plants, From ........................S6 Permanent Flowers, Arrangements Fracho's Christmas Special, Only 7.95 FRAME'S 322 6th STREET SOUTH FLOWER SHOP PHONE 327-5747 IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH SANTA CLAUS? Draffin's are open till 6 p.m. each night until Christmas. We will accept your phone orders and gift wrap and deliver them right to your door. Give us a ca MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL DRAFFIN'S DOWNTOWN ROD 327-3279 DISPENSARY GEORGE 328-6133 for the month is 74 degrees set in 1908 and the all time mini- mum 32 below was set in 1921. Total wind mileage for the month was miles, well below the normal of miles. Precipitation totalled 1.08 inches, from three tenths of an inch of rain and 12.2 inches of snow. Normal pre- cipitation for the month is 10 inches. LocatedAt: Trade p for Albe A proposal lo remove trade restrictions on farm products among Prairie provinces by Feo. 1, 1971, could prove damaging to Alberta's egg industry, Reg Chisholm, president of Southalta Produce Ltd. Lethbridge, said today. Such a move would only be advantageous to said Tta egg wan and Manitoba which pur-poselv produce surplus quantities of eggs, said Mr. Chisholm. The premiers of the three Prairie provinces agreed Friday at a closed session of the Prairie Economic Council held in Winnipeg, to make every effort to remove interprovin-cial trade restrictions on industr others farm products. Mr. Chisholm said if trad strictions were dropped, berta producers would forced lo take lower price their eggs to meet compe from Saskatchewan and 1 toba. "Alberta producers ca afford to take any less they are getting now if hope to sustain a living." The price paid to prcdi in Alberta for a dozen eg 39 cents for Grade A larg cents for A medium, 16 for A small and 19 cent; Grade E. Mr. Chisholm maintains producers in the other inces who are selling egg eight to 10 cents figures cannot be m( money and may be subsi by large diversified cor] tions. As far as a solution to problem goes, Mr. Chishol undecided, but he does no lieve national marketing lation Bill C176 would I cure-all. He describes the legisl as a "very touchy" pol e re-Al-be for ition lani-nnot than they cers 3S IB e, 33 rents for that for hese iking iized wraths m is t be-egis-e a ation tical Citizens c sewer cos A request last month by Mayor Andy Anderson for public opinion on the city's proposed sewer service bylaw has elicited some response most of it critical of the suggested monthly service charge of ?3.25 for domestic users. Several of the seven submissions made public so far (more have been received but have not yet been submitted to city council) have suggested that what was termed by one writer as a "veiled threat" on the part of local industries to relocate if sewage charges became too high might also apply to the ordinary citizen. A point made by industry in the brief submitted to the city legarding the proposed sewer service bylaw is that if the distribution of the cost of the new secondary sewage treatment plant places too heavy' a load on them, they might have to curtail expansion or move to other centres. The submissions from Lethbridge residents point out that the average citizen is also faced with mounting costs, and higher sewage charges could well result in people moving to smaller towns in the district in order to cut down on expenses. It is also suggested that industry can always pass increased costs on to the consumer, whereas the consumer must try to meet these, plus the increased sewer charge, on a more or less fixed income. One writer says the "threat" on the part of industries to relocate is an empty one. He uoints out that there is no evidence (admitted by industries own consultants) that t hike firms have left Calgary for Edmonton, although the latter has lower sewage rates and no record rates being a major factor in decisions by industries to locate in a particular city. The plight of the pensioner is mentioned in several of the letters. One pensioner, after listing his available income, forecasts a "very bleak future" for okiei property owners if the city adopts the proposed S3. 25 domestic rate. The new bylaw may be coming before city council in the not-too-distant future. Tom Nutting, city manager, recently told council the sooner it is .dealt with the better. He said industry should be given a definite understanding as soon as possible of what would be required of it in order that the firms can plan ahead for the installation of pollution control equipment such as holding tanks. If the tanks, which allow the discharge to be spread over a 24-hour period, are not installed the city may find the new sewage plant operating at full capacity when it opens next word of mission A spokesman for Kaiser Resources Ltd. said today he had no knowledge of representatives of the Japanese steel industry including Western Canada on the itinerary of their visit to Canada in January. The Japanese businessmen are to visit Nova Scotia to negotiate with business interests there regarding the location ol a port for shipping coking coal bound for Make Room COME AND SEE US FOR A SPECIAL 1971 Models 15% Discount ent stock of Adding Machines culators conditioned) DECEMBER 31st e Machines Phone 328-6868 writers, Odhner Adding ictor our pres 0 Typewriters Cal (New and Re OFFER EXPIRES Chinook Offic 620 13th Street N. Dealers for Royal Type Machines and COMPUTE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. OPENING OF HIS E PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY A NORTH LAGE MALL i, E, ALBERTA Her at Christmas by MAX FACTOR Black Primilif or Hypnotique Each 2.25 Colognes Primitif, Hypnotique, Promesse or II __ Bath Powder Pnrnitif, Hypnotique, Promesie or Golden Woods 3.50 to Bubble Bath Hypnotique and Golden Max Factors Color a fantastic lipstick Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones. LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Ave. South Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" Cologne B Perfume jets ON-THE-WIND by BOURJOIS Both Cubes Tal 1-00 lo 2.75 to s-75 DESERT FLOWER by SHULTON Talcum Powder, Bubbling Balh Crystals, Dusting Powder, Liquid Bubble Soap, Body Sachet 1-00 to 3.00 2.50 to 6.50 SAKKARA BATH PRODUCTS Foaming Balh Oil, Milk Balh, Soap Puffs, Balh Beads, Rose Bud Soaps '.50 to 2.00 VIVE LE BAIN by SHULTON Fragrance Oil, Baby Cologne, Balh lolion, Body Shampoo, Dusting Powder, Fonm Balh, Fragrance Veil 2.50 lo 4.75 DOROTHY GRAY (love Song or Figurine) Sets-Dusting Powder, Colognes, Perfumes from 8.55 CHANEL NO. 5 Ejtlrail, Spray Cologne, Perfume for purse, Balh Oil, Enu rln Coloane. Bath Oil Spray, Hand Soap Sets 2.00 to 9.50 GUERLAIN SHAUMAR, CHAMADE, CHANT D'AROMES, L'HEURE BLEUE Balh Oil, Purse Size Perfume, Film Spray, Cologne Spray 5.00 lo 7.50 Soiaray lighted Make-up Mirrors....... 19.88 Bronnley English Lemon Soap 1.50 to 5.75 Kindness Instant Hair Sellers by Clairol 14.95 and 34.95 FREE DEUVERY-PH. 327-3555 McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Aye. S., lelhbridge ;