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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December 24, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Service honors slain policeman CALGARY (CP) An over flow crowd gathered at Bethel Baptist Church in downtown Calgary Monday to pay final respects to Detec- tive Boyd Davidson, who was killed by a gunman in a two hour Shootout in the city Friday. About 200 police officers and firemen from across Canada attended the funeral. Calgary Police Chief Brian Sawyer said, "There could be no finer tribute" to a policeman who died in service of his community. "As was typical of Boyd, last Friday he was right in the middle of action without regard for his personal Chief Sawyer said, looking at the casket covered with a tlag and flowers. Rev. William Lang of- ficiated at the service, in which Detective Davidson was accorded full military honors. Detective Davidson, 43, was born in Winnipeg. He was a 23 year veteran of the Calgary police force, the first to die on duty in 30 years Syncrude costs 'not inflated' EDMONTON (CP) -Frank Spragins, president of Syncrude Canada Ltd., Friday rejected allegations by an Ed- monton publisher who said the cost estimates for the huge oil sands project appear to have been deliberately inflated out of proportion. He was replying to publisher Mel Hurtig who said he had obtained an interal memo from Syncrude's prime contractor saying that the cost of the venture, as es- timated last June, was million. Latest Syncrude es- timates are for billion. Mr. Spragins said the es- Alberta cows Mexico-bound EDMONTON An Alberta owned company, Canadian Livestock Import and Export Ltd. of Edmonton, has ob- tained a contract to supply 3.- 000 grade Holstein heifers dur- ing the next year to the Nestle's Company of Mexico, Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner announced Monday. This is the first order of what is expected to be a Mzeaoie ongoing contract over the next several years, Dr. Horner said. tnnated cost ot million last June was for the oil sands extraction plant alone. The cost figures did not include research and develop- ment work, the cost of housing and road development at the remote site, the cost of the Edmonton office or prepara- tion costs at the plant, he said. Mr. Spragins confirmed, however, that the total Syncrude cost now is forecast at about twice the million estimate given to the Alberta government in 1973. The president said prepaia- tion costs alone include such jobs as opening the mine. This Hearing STONY PLAIN (CP) The provincial inquiry into the af- fairs of the Stony Plain Municipal Hospital has ad- journed after seven weeks of public hearings. involves i-cmovirig the top believes cost increases foi layei of earth and rock, lang- Syncrude may have been ing from 18 to 30 feet deep inflated out of proportion to ovei a strip feet long put pressure on the federal and 500 fc-ct wide Mr. Hurtig had said he government to continue oil ex- ports. The Collier Family of Hardieviiie would like to extend a special Thank You to everyone from Sask., Alta., and B.C. for their help in their time of need. Also sorry we could not respond to all the calls but thank you! "Merry Christmac and "A Happy New Year" to everyone. LANGENBERG OPTICAL CO DISPENSING OPTICIAN Ave South To all our friends and customers a very MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR BART and MARGARET LANGENBERG and FAMILY UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. 9 Lethbridge...... 17 Pincher Creek 24 19 Medicine Hat 13 0 Edmonton 23 6 .01 Grande Prairie 31 25 Banff 14 8 Calgary 25 16 Victoria 39 31 Penticton 32 30 Prince George 23 30 23 Kamloops 25 20 .02 Vancouver...... 37 32 Saskatoon. 18 1 .01 Regina....... 16 -6 Winnipeg...... 20 -2 .02 Toronto......... 42 32 Ottawa 37 20 .02 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Regions Today: Increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Winds westerly 25 and gusty by mid morning. Highs 30 to 35 Christmas Day: Mainly cloudy. Winds westerly 20 and Lows 25 to 30. Highs near 35. Calgary Regions Today: Mainly cloudy. Winds wester- ly 20 and gusty throughout the western sections. Highs 30 to 35. Christmas Day. Cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Highs 25 to 30 Columbia Kootenay Regions Today: Cloudy with a few periods of light snow. Tonight, cloudy. Oc- casional snow in the Columbia district. Christmas Day, cloudy with occasional light snow until evening Highs 25 to 30 today and about five degrees milder tomorrow Lows tonight 15 to 25. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Clearing early today with snow flurries ending extreme southeast. Partly cloudy and warmer elsewhere with gusty southwest winds developing along east slopes by after- noon Increasing cloudiness and not so cold tonight. Variable cloudiness and warmer Christmas Day with gusty southwest winds and scattered showers mostly mountains Highs today 15 to 25, except 25 to 30 along east slopes Lows tonight 5 to 20 ex- cept zero to 10 below higher valleys southwest. Highs Christmas Day 25 to 40 West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with scattered snow showers today and Wednesday. Warming trend thru Christmas Day. Highs today 20 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 20 highs Christ- mas Day 30s Jljy- Ki_ j v A- COTTON BRAS Kresge Price 23 Uplift cups straps two elastic inserts on the front elastic, at the back and 'rook closin White in sizes A3-! 3 B3-4-40 C3-5 42 D38-42 MEN'S STANFIELD SUB-STANDARD T-SHIRTS Full briefs with elastic and legs and doub'e gcsset Solia coiours of White P'nk Blue or Mint in 3 TJl1 Medium and Large 302 m j W hoping the holitla> brings you many