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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DEATH BECSKE Passed away in Ohio on December following a brief Mrs. Maria Becske at the age of 58 beloved wife of Rev. Louis Bescke of Fairport Ohio. Besides her loving hus- band she is also survived by two Mrs. Barbara Ellis of Mrs. Eva Mercer of Lethbridge and four grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at p.m. January in the Bethlen Presbyterian 1021 10th Avenue North. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. A memorial ser- vice was held in Fairport Har- bor on Friday MARTIN BROS. Direc- tors of the Funeral Service. C6266 IN MEMORIAMS PONTAROLO In loving memory of our daughter-in- Marjorie who passed away December 1972. Beyond the in God's care Where there is no more pain or sorrow there She rests in peaceful sleep Awaiting us all. Pontarolo family Maw and her boys and the rest of the family 6353 McLEAN In loving memory of a dear father and James who passed away December 1969. Gone are the days we used to share But in our hearts you are always there. missed by wife sons Donald and daughter Mabel and families. 6355 HILLMER In loving memory of a dear grand- Herman who passed away on December 1962 We who loved you sadly miss you As it dawns another year. In our lonely hours of think- ing Thoughts of you are ever near. by your lov- ing Crystal 6352 PONTAROLO In loving memory of a dear daughter and who passed away December 1972. God took away our loved one we will never know God alone knows how we miss her Because we loved her so remembered and sadly missed by brother Gordon and families 6354 PONTAROLO In memory of Margie Pontarolo who passed away December 1972. A Christmas star is shining On a lonely silent Where lies my dearest sister-in-law I loved but could not save. My heart still aches with My eyes still fill with a God alone knows how f mis- sed her This long and lonely year remembered by her sister-in-law Becky 6356 HILLMER In loving memory of my dear Herman who passed away December 1962. Like falling snow the years drift But precious memories never You live with me in memory Not just today but always will. Eleven years ago I had to part With one I loved with all my heart The wound is deep it will not Only those who have lost know how I feel. Please God forgive a silent My silent wish that he was Others were yes I But he was mine and I miss him so. Treasure him Lord in your garden of For here on earth he was one of the best. remembered and sadly missed by your wife Maude. 4997 SEEK BARTER DEAL TOKYO Japanese knowing that oil is not the only scarce com- 1 modity in international are seeking to barter steel and petrochemical products for additional supplies of foreign CARDS OF THANKS CAIN Mr. and Mrs. Ait Cain would like to thank relatives and friends for flowers and gifts they received on their 50th Wedding Anniversary. their son Pat and wife Faye would like to thank all helped in any way to make the open house such a memorable occasion. 6349 DUDA I wish to thank all those who sent flowers and cards and the nurses and nurses aides who gave me such good care while in the Auxiliary Hospital. A special thanks to Margaret for the lovely dinner and to Mary for all she has done for me. Pearl Duda Auxiliary Hospital 6311 CHESTER Mr. Jack Chester would like to thank the doctors and staff of First East St. Michael's for the care and attention given him during his recent hospitalization. Also many thanks to the friends who sent and remembrances. May you all have the brightest and most prosperous of New Years. 6351 TARLETON To our friends and neighbors for their many acts of sympathy and prayers during our recent for the the beautiful flowers and we say Your has been deeply apprec ted A very special thanks the ladies who ser.ed lunch after the service am. his doctor and the nurses of Third Floor Municipal Hospital. special thanks to Rev. Israelson for a lovely service. M. Mrs. P. George and Mrs M Harvey and and Mr J C Tarleton and family. 6312 HALLER The family of the late Jolane Haller are most grateful and would like to thank the following nurses and staff of Picture Butte Father Father Martin Bros. Funeral Home. A very special thanks to all our relatives and friends for the food and sympathy messages Also thank you to the ladies of the Enchant Community Club for putting on a lovely lunch in the nail. Your kindness is deeply appreciated and will always be remembered. Julius Larry and Theresa Haller and family Marg and Phil Sanche and family Elaine and Frank Sander and family Helen and Alvin Warnock and family Betty and Tony Armstrong and family 6350-29 Christmas Cards PITTMAN To all our relatives and friends we wish a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. and Paula and family 6272-28 Inventors pursue alternative power DETROIT Three hundred inventors who thought they had a better idea on how to make cars run beat a path to General Motors' door in the last decade with suggestions for improving the engines. Comparable numbers did likewise at Chrysler and American Motors but despite all the the piston- type engine still is king of the road. Glamor-type engines such as the rotary-powered Wankel and the Chrysler turbine grabbed a lot of attention from a motoring public sud- denly acutely conscious of how far a car can run on a gallon of gasoline. Steam engines and electric- powered vehicles came in for their share of attention as the industry stepped up a drive for a more economical power plant Ford and Chrysler spent million in that search in 1973 alone. Ford had workers assigned to its engine research and development section Other companies had similar work groups William Agnew of the engi- neering staff at General Mo- tors Technical Centre we have made technical reviews of over 300 alternate-power An example was the rash of suggestions from supporters of the steam engine as an au- tomotive power plant STEAM STUDIED George Chrysler's director of engineering re- said his firm has been evaluating steam-engine proj- ects for more than 25 years work has indicated that an automotive steam en- gine would be heavy as a up to twice as expensive as the internal- combustion he said. Of all the possible alterna- none attracted the at- tention the Wankel did. Three auto Mazda and have Wankel-powered units on highways. In 26 auto firms around the world thought so much of the Wankel concept they signed agreements per- mitting them to use the rotary-engine concept. Conservative GM was one of as it pledged mil- lion in 1970 for the right to manufacture and sell the Wankel rotary-combustion en- gine on a worldwide basis GM first announced it would introduce the Wankel under a Chevrolet Vega hood early in 1975 Most observers figured TV actor annoyed INGRAM Mrs. Laura E. Ingram is convalescing at her home at 11024 Trillium B.C after a lengthy illness. Personal greetings have had to be postponed. To a Very Happy Holiday Season and New Year. 6357 LOS ANGELES Ac- tor Carroll O'Connor said Tuesday a story appearing un- der his name in the Texas AFL-CIO Labor News calling for President Nixon's im- peachment is complete fabrication who portrays the caustically conservative Archie Bunker in the televi- sion All in the said in a message to the editor of the monthly news magazine. story purporting to be a message from me urging the impeachment of the president is a complete fabrication. I regret that I must take legal action against a news organ of the my own union. But my at- torney is proceeding im- mediately. Playful Americans burn lots of gas NEW YORK Americans at play used 8.1 billion gallons of fuel last says a recent survey. Daily consumption in the United States is estimated at 17 million barrels of crude oil a day. or about 260 billion gallons of fuel a year The survey by' the National Motor Sports an arm of the auto-racing in- Police seek break-in clues City police are investigating a burglary at the Adams Ice Centre concession stand which took place sometime Thursday night or Friday. The thieves apparently hid in the building until it closed. An undetermined quantity of gum and candy and about worth of cigarettes were showed most of the 1972 leisure-time consumption was attributable to vacation and recreation travel. Some examples Americans burned 749 million gallons of gasoline go- ing to the rodeo fans used another 88 horse racing required 98 40 15 27 34 564 and 238 million. Pleasure flying consumed 835 million gallons of aviation and jet fuel in the Federal Aviation Administra- tion estimated. By far the biggest single gas-eater was vacation travel. The U S Travel Data Centre said people driving cars and trucks for non-business ac- tivities consumed 5.4 billion gallons of gasoline in travell- ma ift fi Ki 11 inn milps last vpar this would mean at 1975 model introduction time but on Dec. GM hedged its bet and said it would put the Wankel-Vega on sale in 1975 as soon as it was deemed ready for the road in terms of emission levels and fuel economy. BUGS DEVELOP GM officials emphasized they were not scratching the Wankel project but rather holding off on it until they eliminated some bugs. Edward GM presi- said the Wankel engine is 50 per cent smaller than a comparable piston 30 per cent lighter and has 40 per cent fewer moving parts. The Wankel basically oper- ates with a rotor which turns in a circular rather than the up-and-down motion in the standard piston engine. Henry Ford II said Ford will not use the Wankel Chrysler and AMC did some ex- perimenting with the Wankel program but not with the same enthusiasm GM showed. Chrysler and its John showed much more interest in the gas-tur- bine engine which has been a Chrysler pet project since the mid-1950s. Chrysler now is testing its seventh turbine under a million contract with the fed- eral government but even the biggest enthusiast concedes the turbine is years away from any general usage on highways. The turbine operates on tlw same principle as an airplane turbine engine and sounds much like one. While the Wankel and tur bine shared most of the head- the steam engine cairn in for some consideration too GM's Cole dismissed it this steam engine ap- pears to be the least promis- ing One of the problems is fuel economy for in a recent California bus steam power plants consumed about three times the fuel of a diesel power Ford reported it found some possibilities in the Stirling en- but GM did not share its enthusiasm. The Stirling engine uses pri- marily diesel fuel burned out- side the cylinder to heat hydrogen sealed within the cylinder and thus the motive power is developed GM said the system has some dis- advantages such as requiring a large radiator for cooling and having a heavy and bulky engine. Electric power also did not provoke much enthusiasm among the auto firms which have yet to solve the problem of how to develop batteries to operate a car at fairly rapid speeds over a distance of 125 miles or so. More interest was displayed by the auto industry in the stratified-charge engine which uses either a divided com- bustion chamber or one that creates a rich zone near the igniting spark plug Honda of Japan recently an- nounced a three-valve strati- lied-charge concept which was of sufficient interest to Ford that it sent some of its top engineering brass to Ja- pan to look it over. The report was that Honda's stratecharge looked good but still not good enough to be considered seriously at this time as a replacement for the standard piston en- gine Chewon CHEVRON STANDARD LTD. requires an AUDITOR A permanent position is available within the Finance Department of a major international oil company. Initial assignment will be in Caigary. Preference will be given to applicants who have qualified as a Chartered Accountant or who possess a B.Comm. degree with an accounting major. Full employee benefits are offered and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit written application giving full details of education and together with telephone number The Manager Employee Relations Chevron Standard Limited 400 5th Avenue S.W. Alberta T2P OL7 NEW BRUNSWICK Location of Neonex Housing Industries New Mobile Home Plant Applicants are sought for the position CONTROLLER Responsible for the ioiai ac- counting and general administration functions. PURCHASING AGENT Responsible for all aspects of procurement and material control. PRODUCTION MANAGER Responsible for pro- duction and quality standards through foreman and group leader organization. All positions are for January transfer to New Brunswick after brief familiarization period at Calgary plant. Salary negotiable with liberal relocation allowance. Reply in confidence to E. P. Neonex Housing 2222 16 Ave. Alberta T2E 1L5 or call collect 276-8111 for further information. Alberta Cattle Feeders Association requires SECRETARY-TREASURER To perform secretarial and managerial duties for the Association. Applicant should have good working knowledge of specificaiiy should have understanding of work with voluntary organizations. Must be willing to have own manage the record member- prepare organize district meetings and work in close cooperation with other livestock organizations. Alberta Applicants please supply complete resume and state salary expected. Apply Alberta Cattle Feeders Association P.O. Box 483 Lethbridge. Alberta When business was bad he said he couldn't afford advertising. When business was he said he didn't need advertising. For the life of we can't remember his name. Call 328-4411 The Lethbridge Herald the South' ;