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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Santa's chopper Two delighted children wave and clutch presents they received from Santa Claus at a remote light- house on the west coast of Vancouver Island. A heli- copter from Coast Guard supply ship Camsell helped the jolly gentlemen make this visit. GENERAL FARM Presents the Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 32 18 Pincher Creek... 34 17 Medicine Hat 29 21 Grande Prairie 22 13 Edmonton 25 12 .02 Banff........... 25 15 Calgary......... 29 17 Victoria 42 37 .02 Penticton 37 30 .08 Prince George 21 12 .06 Kamloops....... 34 29 Vancouver...... 41 34 Saskatoon 22 -5 .04 Regina 22 -10 .06 Winnipeg...... 23 14 .10 Toronto......... 42 34 .57 Ottawa......... 40 33 .15 Montreal 42 32 .21 St. John's....... 41 30 .18 Halifax....... 50 35 .24 Charlottetown 46 29 .56 Fredericton..... 46 32 .27 Chicago 37 33 .28 New York..... 54 52 1.05 Miami......... 75 69 .10 Los Angeles..... 69 51 Las Vegas...... 53 33 Phoenix 65 39 Athens 61 55 Rome......... 45 34 Paris........... 43 39 London......... 50 48 Berlin.......... 39 34 36 32 32 34 Amsterdam..... 43 Moscow 36 Stockholm 37 Tokyo.......... 50 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Cloudy with periods of light snow. Highs in the upper 20s. Lows 15-20. Cloudy with flurries. Highs near 25. Columbia Kootenay Mainly cloudy. Occasional snow in some areas. Cloudy. Occasional snow. Highs both days in the high 20s. Lows tonight 15 to 20. MONTANA East of Continental spreading from the divide into eastern plains today and ending all but ex- treme southeast tonight. Part- ly cloudy except scattered snow showers extreme southeast Friday. Cooler both days. Highs today 20 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 20. Highs Friday 15 to 25. West of Continental most sections today decreasing to scattered showers mostly mountains tonight and Friday. Highs both days 20 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 20. We will to closed CLOSED from Dec. 22nd thru Dec. 30th for Stock taking To all our friends and our many customers we extend best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. from the Management and Staff at... FARM SUPPLIES Count Highway-Box 1202 Phom 328 Highway 1 reported baie and dry. Widening of one mile sec-i tion of Highway No. 3 east of 1141 Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing carway 9 a.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. Kingsgate24 Porthill-Rykerts8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 RoosevilleSa.m. to midnight. Logan Pass closed. Chairman Mao has reached 80 TOKYO Mao Tse- tung became 80 his vision of revolution un- dimmed after more than half a century of going against the tide. Over the the Chinese Communist chairman has been pictured by persons out- side China as dying or in doubtful control of his mental faculties. But those who have met him in Peking recently describe him as in ap- parent sound health except for a touch of rheumatism in his and obviously still China's No. 1 man. In the last 12 months he has received a succession of foreign leaders in his booklined study in among them Prime Minister France's President Georges West German Foreign Minister Walter and Henry Kissinger first as President Nixon's special ad- then as new United States secretary of state. Founder of the People's Re- public in Mao has sur- vived the bitter opposition of former associates and old cronies who violently dis- agreed with what they believ- ed were his over-bold and im- practicable concepts for the economic and moral development of China's 800 million people. In the 10th national party congress confirmed the death and disgrace of the latest of those friends-turned- Defence Minister Lin Piao. Lin is said to have been kill- ed in a plane crash in 1971 in Mongolia while trying to es- cape to Russia following dis- covery of a plot by him to seize power from Mao. He thus joined a list of anti- Mao villains that includes the former Manchurian Kao Lin's predecessor as defence Peng and China's former president Liu Shao-chi. NEW YOUNG LEADER One of the surprises of the August congress was the emergence of China's first genuinely youthful leader in many years. He is Wang a former factory still in his 30s. He ranks after Mao and Premier Chou En-lai. The man nearest his age on the standing committee of the Politburo is Shanghai's revolu- tionary committee Chang in his 50s. Regarded as leader of the left and a protege of Mao's Chiang Wang found himself outranking his patroness. Despite the magic of her Madame Mao failed to win membership in the nine-member standing committee. As the year wound to a China watchers thought they-detected signs of strain at the with the led by challenging the moderate directions laid down by Chou En-lai. Queen says family events help people December LETHBRIDQE HERALD-3 They gave LONDON In her traditional Christmas Day message to the Com- the 21st since she came to the the Queen said she is glad her daughter's wedding gave pleasure to so many people at a time when the world was facing serious She also refered to the Com- monwealth prime ministers' meeting which she attended in Ottawa last calling it different sort of family She said it remind- ed her of the importance of human relationships in world and the Com- monwealth's on relationships among its leaders. Scenes of the Canadian Commonwealth were included in the 12-minute prerecorded television along with film se- quences shot by the British Broadcasting Corp. at Buckingham Palace on Princess Anne's wedding day Nov. 14. These latter scenes were not shown before. The is now 21 years since I first broadcast a Christmas message to the Com- monwealth. our two elder children were only four and two. our daughter joins us for Christmas with her husband and we are celebrating the festival with the memories of their wedding very much in our minds. WORRYING constantly being told that we live in a changing world and that we need to adapt to changing conditions. But this is only part of the truth and I am sure that all parents seeing their children getting married are reminded of the continuity of human life. That is I that at weddings all friends and and even complete can stop worrying for a moment and share in the happiness of the couple who are getting married. am glad that my daugh- ter's wedding gave such pleas- ure to so many people just at a time when the world was fac- ing very serious problems. all over the world watched the wedding on tele- but there were still many in London on the and their warmth and en- thusiasm ensured it was an oc- casion my family will never forget. this I went to Canada for a different sort of occasion.' This was the meeting of Com- monwealth heads of govern- ment and here I was reminded of the importance of human relationships in world and how membership of the Commonwealth has a subtle influence on the relationships between its leaders. IMPRESSED BY SPIRIT M was impressed by the spirit which brought together so many leaders from such DISPOSE OF SHARES DETROIT The Ford built on a 98- per cent share of Class A non- voting stock in the Ford Motor Co.. in disposing of virtually the last of its Ford it has announced. different and enabl- ed them to discuss construc- tively matters which concern us all as friends. of you who are sur- rounded by of who are members of a happy this makes life much easier. the good and the be shared but it is too easy for us to forget those who are not so fortunate. there are many people of all ages who go out to help the old and the the sick and the handicapped. I am sure in so they find the real happiness that comes from serving and thinking of others. believe that Christmas should remind us that the qualities of the human spirit are more important than material gain. Christ taught love and charity and that we should show humanity and compassion at all times and in all situations. lack of humanity and compassion can be very de- easily this causes divisions within nations and between nations. We should remember instead how much we have in common and resolve to give expression to the best of our human not only at Christ- but right through the year. this Christmas spirit let us greet all our fellow men and join together in this festival of tolerance and com- panionship. wish you all a very happy Christmas.'' ORDER POWER CUTS LOS ANGELES Homeowners and businesses here were told Friday to cut electrical power consump- tion by between 10 and 20 per cent. Lethbridge.........1.00 Anonymous. Lethbridge.........1.00 Mrs. A. A. Lethbridge .2.00 A Widow's Mite. Lethbridge .2.0C Elizabeth Lethbridge .2.00 Lethbridge......2.00 Sarah Spencer. Cardston .....2 00 Debbie. Shelley Cathy Woodward. Hillcrest Mines............3.00 Anonymous. Lundbreck......3 00 Jennifer age 1. Bellevue Mrs. Pearl Lethbridge Pete Shellenberg. Coaldale......5.00 School Mrs. Helen Baker. Lethbridge......... 5.00 Mrs. Elizabeth Petrs. Cranford .5.00 Lethbridge......5 00 Anonymous. Grassy Lake .......5 00 Mark Michael Servello. Fernie. B.C......................500 A. M Lundbreck......5.00 Mrs W B. Pincher Creek Joe Ruby Walbauer. Pincher Creek.................5.00 Lethbridge ......5.00 Chris. Susan and Sandra Lee. Picture Butle........... ..5.00 Lee Mane and Girls. Champion 5.00 Past President's Club Lakies. Aux- iliary No. 4 Branch Lethbridge..................5 00 Marlie age 2. Lethbridge .5.00 Fred Vauxhall ........5.00 Laurel and Elaine Barons.....................5.00 Mrs. A Pincher Creek... Mrs Woolley's Grade 3 Class. Raymond .........5.00 A. Lethbridge 5.00 J. M. Iheton. Lethbridge 600 Raymond Sheen Taber 6 04 The Gi'eske's. Lethbridge.....7 00 Lethbridge.....8.00 Marie Louise Lethbridge .................1000 A Lethbridge........10.00 Jacob Coaldale ......10.00 Mrs. Helen M LethbndgelO.OO Keyette Club of Taber High Taber........ 10.00 Cranford Women's Cran- ford .1000 In loving memory of our dear mother and grandmother. Mrs. Elizabeth Gebauer Rose. Patricia and Karen Lethbridge......10.00 Clarence W Lelhbndge .10.00 W F. Lethbridge ..10.00 Mary Watterberg. Vauxhall .1000 First Coaldale CoaldalelO 00 Two Lethbndge 10.00 Picture Butte 10 00 The Roth Lethbndge 10 00 S Coaldale ...1000 Mountain Mill Group U.C Pincher Creek ...............1000 In memory of Mr and Mrs. David Bow Island ...10.00 Pioneer Girls Vaux- hall 10 85 Grade 6T Class. St Mary's Lethbridge............. 13 75 Taber General Hospital Taber ..............1450 Social 10 W R Myers Taber....... 14.50 Grades five and six. John Davidson Coaldale 15.54 Students and Matthew Halton High Pincher Creek 16.60 St Patrick's Lethbridge. 18.15 Anonymous ........20.00 Mary Ann Lethbndge .20 00 Avalanche danger extreme at Banff Alta. The avalanche danger to skiers is ex- treme in Banff National Park this season and persons who ski away from commercial hills put their lives in danger if they ski alone or fail to register. Chief Park Warden A. S. Anderson issued the warnings to high country skiers and mountaineers after the death of a Calgary man who had been skiing alone. Steven Arthur died in an avalanche probably on Dec. Warden Anderson said. Mr. Johnston's body was found in the Bow Summit skiing area last weekend. Warden Anderson said under present a sprained ankle or broken ski equipment can be fatal to the skier who travels or who fails to register. Mr. Johnston made three errors by failing to skiing alone and failing to seek the advice of wardens regarding he said. MOVE WITH KARE MOVING Phone 327-1344 ALBERTA The Picture Butte .20.00 B. G. Gwatkin. Lethbridge.....20.00 Senator Gershaw School. Bow Island........................24.22 Grades Catholic Central High Lethbridge........25.00 Myrna Lethbridge .25.00 Mrs Evelyn Lethbridge. .25.00 Dr Christopher LethbridgeSO.OO O.K. Hutterian The Lethbridge Herald Co. Lethbridge...................100.00 Lethbridge.......110.00 Sunnyside School Lethbridge...................136.50 Raymond Jr -Sr. High. Raymondl83.03 Francis Lethbridge .......1.00 Lethbridge .......1.00 Lethbridge.......2.00 Trevor and Ryan Lethbridge.................... 3.00 Lethbridge........5.00 Trev and Cary. Lethbridge .5.00 Mary Lethbndge..............5.00 Darrell and Glenn Tracy Graveland. Lethbridge M Simons and LethbndgelO.OO Lethbridge........10.00 George and Muriel Lethbridge..................10.00 Lethbridge .....10.00 Dr. and Mrs. F. P.......15.00 Dwayne Iron Springs...................1500 Foremost .........15 00 Herald Printers. Lethbridge .15.72 Mr. Otto Fritz. Lethbridge.....20.00 Shannon and Shauna Lethbridge....................24.00 In loving memory of Marion and George Vulcan .........25.00 In loving memory of Joe Blair- more ..................25.00 Vauxhall........25.00 Al-Pme Social Lethbridge .42 00 Grades Five and Six Fleetwood Lethbridge In Lieu of Treats ...........60 00 Iron Springs.....100.00 G. R. Davis Elementary Fort Macleod....................10491 5M.83 Total Census shows computer installations increasing TORONTO The number of computers install- ed in Canada grew by 30 per cent to from in the 12-month period ended May the Canadian Informa- tion Processing Society an- nounced here in its annual census. The comparative growth rate in the year to was 24 per cent. of the net new computer in- stallations in 1972-73 were in the that rent for less than a including computerized ac- counting machines. There also was strong growth in installations of very large the census showed. The number of machines that rent for more than a month increas- ed by 25 per cent to 144. IBM Canada share in the industry's revenue declin- ed to 57.4 per cent from 63 per the census indicated. the IBM figures in the census are usually in- complete because the firm .does not publish information on its customers' in- stallations. IBM's nearest competitor is Honeywell Controls Ltd. of Toronto with 9.6 per cent of in- dustry followed by the Univac division of Sperry Rand Canada Ltd. of Toronto'- with 9.5 per cent. Nearly half of Canada's 809 computers are in Ontario with another 22 per cent in Quebec. Alberta and British Columbia each have about 8.7 per cent. INSURANCE LiABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD Established 191T Lower Floor 5174th d. 327-1S41 NOTICE ALBERTA BREWERS' AGENTS LIMITED Effective Tuesday January 1974 Our NEW city and Country beer order telephone number 327-6856 No Fuss No Muss Slider and double hinge box unit window. Fits same opening. Aluminum sash travelling in vinyl spring loaded track. Storm and screen includ- ed. Finger tip touch to remove and clean from in- side. Also agents and applicators for Kaiser Wood Xarained aluminum siding. Windows installed at cost with siding order. PANTHER BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD. Box Alberta CANADIAN WHISKY MELCHERS DISTILLERIES LIMITED CAN ADA. ;