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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta December 30, 1971 IKE UTHBRIDGE HERAID 13 PERSIDENTIAL CEREMONY Zulfikor Ali Bhutto, left, is sworn in in Rawalpindi as president of Pakistan. Be- side him is Agha Mohammed Yahya Khan, the outgoing president. _________________ Soft drink bottle pickup involves use of 120 depots It) liuiil tipsy drivrrs Gala affairs planned for New Year's Eve By THE CANADIAN PRESS New Year's Eve, Canadian- style: house parties, hotel par- ties, paper hats, lin whistles, id-proof punch, champagne at midnight and two breathalyzers in every police station. Next Friday night, the streets of just about every Canadian community will be bristling j with police cars on the prowl for tipsy drivers. And the balloon that a drink- j ing driver is given hy polic3 to blow up hasn't got anything to do with partying-it registers blood alcohol content. If the lit- i tie needle on Ihc machine bobs above .08 per cent, the driver can sing Auld Lang Sync to his driver's licence fo- awhile and a spend as liltle as the cost of a parties but Uie city still offers a t entertainers few glasses of draught beer or variety of cclebra- j will be the rt as much as or more a can-j Huns, including a dance ana'! are in many EDMONTON (CP) A com- pany to look after the estab- lishment of about 120 depots for the return of soft drink bot- tles in Alberta has been forni- by the Alberta Soft Drink Manufacturers Association, the environment department says. The depots result, from regu- lations in the beverage contain- ers ad which is to go into ef- fect Saturday requiring a two- cent deposit on ail soft drink bottles and cans. Deposits will be refunded when the soft, drink containers are returned to the depots or to the retailers sold them. fines and costs. New Year's Eve will be big business for Uie hotels and mo- lels, bad business for the police departments. There are two tra- ditional ways of getting around the transportation problem: re- servation or moderation. Those who opt for reserva- tions usually are headed-for ho- tels, which generally have cabs stacked 20 deep after the par- ty's over. Moderation? No prob- lem, provided you can keep the needle below .08. STILL A FAVORITE A Cross-Canada survey by This and competition for the I The Canadian Press shows that pie for gourmet spreads and buffet at S13.50 a person in Uie champagne cocktails. National Arts Centre. In Oltawa, police have noted i Lobster dinners nt hotel ban- a trend toward private house I quet rooms, dancing, "name" France pays heavy price for alcohol consumption PARIS (Reuter) France campaign in the 1950s to make pays a hefty price for having; milk the staple tipple nf the the world's highest alcohol con- French. It flopped completely, sumption per capita. I---------------------- Officially, drinking kills more couple i Uian 311.000 Frenchmen a year j ]7 plnrtTP 'but a leading campaigner I JL elCCS Cllell lit< i against alcoholism says the fig- j I ure probably is closer to i RED DIiER (CP) A Red A vigorous publicity cam-! Deer RCMP constable will paign by the government and stand trial Jan. 18 on a charge j private organisations has oniy I of unlawfully discharging a managed to contain alcoholism, j firearm in the city Oct. 18. i ,vhich after heart diseases and Coast. Kenneth Webster, 23, cane is the biggest killer in j a f o u r-year veteran of the j France. force, was charged Nov. I! fol- enlrcs. aral noise-makers! One Winnipeg night spot is of- standard celebration fcring a mini-version o! the Atlantic provinces musical My Fair Lady. Several Montreal hotels Residents of Prince Kdward slancl, however, still lo refer house parties to commer- ial festivities. Private parties also figure cavily in the Prairie centres of :dmonton and Winnipeg, al- though large hotels there offer New Year's entertainment at prices ranging between and for between and a couple. couple. Holds in most Canadian cities will reserve rooms for those who celebrate on Hi" premises, tu spare l.bcni driving home aller ovor-zealons'ly loastinp in tin; Year. Some establish- ments offer minced rates. In many cities, say traffic paliils on the last day of thr year will be more vigilant. A police spokesman in To- ronto added that all police sia- advertise rock music, but no lions have an ample sup- ported lieavy advance bookings. One offers festivities a Mexican flavor with a trip to Mexico as a door prize. Sonic Vancouw hotels oiler meals, champagne and dancing for as much as a couple. Other establishments ply of breathanalysi.s machines lor anyone pick up." This puts the average French-1 ,rial in provindal man's consumption of pure alco- judgc-s court market could keep a price in- crease below the two-cent de- posit. He said that although the rate of container return is not expected to build up quickly, it is hoped it will reach the pres- ent rate of beer bot- tles. People are not yet in the habit of returning soft drink bottles. Nationlize tea COLOMBO (Reuter) Cey- Relailcrs will be allowed to j ion took over seven British- affiliate with a depot and not j owned tea and rubber planta- empty containers. Same soft drink company officials have suggested that the extra handling involved could result in large price in- creases for soft drinks. The provincial official said expe- rience in British Columbia has shown the opposite. A full rate of container re- turns was not expected imme- diately and the two-cent re- tions under an agreement sign- ed here between the plantations ministry and the owners' agents. Sources saio1 the cmment paid about for a total of acres. The state now has 24 plantations under its control. BROADCASTER DIES HOUSTON, Tex. (Reuterl Broadcaster Harry V. Grier, funds that are not paid out i 68, a pioneer of the "man on cculd be used to subsidize the price of the soft drink, he said. the street" radio interview, died here. the traditional dhner-and-danco topped off with champagne at midnight still is the strong fa- vorite for ringing in the New Year. But for those who ;hun the hospitality of the hotelier, there are some alternatives. In Regina, Uie Saskatchewan Centre for the Arts is promoting Homecoming '72, in which for- mer residents of Saskatchewan are invited to spend their holi- day in the province and attend wind-up celebrations New Year's Eve. Last year, the appeal to Sas katchewan expatriates drew persons who paid So each to get reacquainted with their homeland and were charged extra for food and drink. In Toronto, residents are in vited to Nathan Philips civic square where the 43th High- landers band will play unti' midnight. Hot coffee will be supplied by the city. Windsor, Ont., clubs will at- tract visitors from the United States. Ninety per cent of the city's business comes from neighboring Detroit. Revellers in some ciUcs wil Unemployment Insurance Canada Assurance- chomage Canada TO EMPLOYEES As of January 1, 1972, you must get a Separation Cer- tificate from your employer whenever you have an interrup- tion of earnings, i.e., any person who separates from employ- ment for at least 7 days. This Separation Certificate is very important! You need it to prove that you have had an interruption of earnings. You also need it as a record of the number of weeks of insured earn- ings you have accumulated. This is necessary if you intend to file a claim for unemployment insurance benefits. If you have an interruption of earnings and find another job rig'ht away, keep your Separation Certificate. If you ever want to claim unemployment insurance benefits you will need this certificate, NOTE: After January 1, 1972, if you want to establish a claim, you need your Separation Certificate or Certificates. These certificates are like money, keep them in a safe place. For more information contact your Unemployment In- surance Commission office, 313 Fifth Street South, Lethbridga Alberta. Phono 328-6601. Official figures show Uie aver- 1 altercation with four ge consumption per head of i No om was se- j ige consumption p wpulation hi France in a year s about 30 gallons of wine and 0 gallons of beer. injured. A" "tonal investigation was I tails will not be released until at more than seven gallons j a year. These figures come from a re- port published by the high com- for study and informa- ion on alcoholism, a govern-j New YORK (AP) Pia Lin- ment body set up in 1954 by the strom. diaughter of actress In- hen-premkr Pierre Mendcs- grid Bergman, has married real Weds broker France. This government body acts closely in the fight against drinking with a private organi- zation, the National Defence estate broker Joseph Daly. The couple, married Tuesday j at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic church, planned a Bar- bados honeymoon. Committee Against Alcoholism. I The bride is a correspondent Mendes-France launched a for WCES-TV here. Want a getaway car for the weekend? If you want to getaway for a weekend and you don't have a car, we've got wheels for you. Weekend Specials-4.30 p.m. Fri.-9.30 a.m. Man. COMETS plus 9c per mile MQNTEGOS pius lie per mile METEORS plus 12c per mile 1718 3rd Ave. S. H Phone 327-5763 Your Local Representative For Ford Rent-A-Car System! 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