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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Here's wishing all our many friends and customers a very HAPPY NEW YEAR ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CCOTRE VIUAGE MAU PHONE 318-3201 The Lctlibri SECOND SECTION Lctnbridge, Alherla, Saturday, [Jcctmrj'.-r S'J, fcr u HAr'f-f' YEAR. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Uvt! 7th Streel Shopping Mall Alberto Phone (403) 328-7411 United Appeal ends per cent over mal No federal delay of There has been no federal government delay in assisting Alberta farmers v.-iped out by bad weather before they could complete their harvest operations, as far as forrnar federal agricultural minister Bud Olson is concerned. Provincial Agriculture Minister Dr. Hugh Homer was reported this week as complaining about Ottawa's slowness in dispensing aid. And a spokesman for Fed- eral Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan was quoted as saying a proposal for fed- era! aid Ottawa would match Alberta's S4 per acre cash grant is in a "state of suspended animation" I awaiting a cabinet decision. I But Mr. Olson fold The Her- I aid in a long distance telephone Interview Friday that many Al- berta farmers have already re- ceived federal funds. He said farmers in the Peace River district who had their crops completely destroyed had received federal payments un- der the Prairie Farm Assis- tance Act. OTHERS He said many other acres of crcps were judged as be- ing completely destroyed. crops will be assessed in the spring and farmers will receive a payment from the F PFAA fund according to the amount of damage done to their cronrs." he said. Under the PFAA funds, farm- ers can receive up to pel- acre, limited to half the culti- vated acreage of each farm, up to a maximum of 400 acres. rxnmcement would he in Feb- Dr. Horner said lie couldn't said Bob Bartlett, di- i understand "the delay" by the rector of community services of, federal cabinet. He said Alber- Lethhrridge. "The announce-: ta merely wanted the same fed- rnent confirmed what we al- ready loiew." Lethhridge is competing against Medicine Hat. Red Deer. Calgary. Grande Prairie and Hmtori as site for the games. Tne 1972 LsthbricVse United Appeal campaign ended Friday v.ith a total of donated by the city's res- idents, more than five per cent above its objective. Allan Purvis, assistant director of the Community Chest, said another may be received early in the Nev.- Year. "V.'e expect the final total to be he said. Mr. Purvis, Y.T.O v.ill executive director Jan. 1 Jim .Smith wh'j is retiring, said the execu- tive committee of the United Appeal will meet Jan. 3 to finalizr; allocations to its 15 member agencies. Games organizers expected site selection delay Rec- The announcement Thursday that the selection of an Alberta site for the Canada Venter' Games has been delayed came as no surprise to organizers in Southern Alberta The announcement by realion Minisurr S the federal gover r.v1H not a decision Feb. 10, instead of Jan. stated earlier. i "When the Canada Gameo j Council toured the faci- Jities in Eouihem Alberta, they already us the official an- Council meets Tuesdav Moving along until 1 55 AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SE5VICE WO3K Irsfai Qlionl Phone 328.2104 AIR CONDITIONING, KEATING Akon Refrigeration Lid. For the faest buy in year rcund Comfort phone 327-5816 Bail A bail spplicalion by Sheldon Cox, charged with the attempted murder of his v-ife, has turned do'ATI by Pro- vincial Judge L. Hudson. Judge Hudson said he turning dov.71 the appli- cation made by defense ccun- R. A. Tnacker the in- i terest of the public, for the; safety of (he woman 'Mrs. and because of: the season of the i Cox, charged in connection through vrith the Dec. 24 shooting of; said- Ilenka Cox in CoaMale, was re- manded in custody until Jan. 5, a date will be se: for a iTiinary hearing. eral aid Ottawa had given to farmers in Ontario and Que- bec. Mr. Olson said Friday the federal aid given to Ontario and Quebec farmers amounted to the same amount as Prairie farmers got under the PFAA program. Ontario and Quebec fanners are not eligible to offi- dally participate in the PFAA "e gave them (the eastern exactly the amount of money in aid that they would have received under the PFAA Mr. Olson said, PRESSURE Mr. Olson charged that Dr. Homer was now trying to pres- sure the federal government into giving money for a further aid program. ready Both sides of the fluorida'.ion controversy will be aired dur- ing the regular meeting of city council Tuesday, Aid. Steve Kotch will present a motion calling for another fluoridation plebiscite in the city in February because of the provincial government's an- nounced plar-s to discontinue free fluoride prescriptions iri April. Opponents of the motion have served notice that UKV v.ill ap- pear before council to outline their opposition. Mona Thorburn, represent- ing the Letbbridge Safe cost o: fliyy-ide prescriptions covered by A) beria Blue since fluoride is rec- ognized as a prescription drug. The committee also, feels the cost of a plebiscite wouM be "unnecessary arid wasteful." Ray Keitges has also to ccurs'ji! to express opposition to the plebiscite proposal. or.e prescription drug should rx; IT 2C e compulsory la no such drug is "force led :o the CKXTKK The Lfcthbrktee Drop-In Cc-n- trc hosrcl 01 direc-'ors v.ill ai> of The Hercld building is moving olong on schedule. Completion of the addition h set for 1. seciion. under construction viU conlcin o full b IT, s r, 1 and around floor. A new offset printing press v.'iii Gcc'.-py rhe west of lioth levels. The firsf editions 'he presses ere expected to roll off July 1. -Walter Kc-rber photo Kinihei'iey mail remanded to Frid.av Ariy further matching pro- i Committee, said in a letter to gram is solely a provincial mat-1 council that SO per cent of the ter, since the federal govern- men! met its responsibilities j the PFAA plan, he BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Ph. 322-0372 2716 12 Avc. S. Open Thurl., Fri. till 9 p.m. AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. end T514A 9lh Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-777! -2 Kcjr levies, -Expert Icilonng -Haf blocking -P'--rfccr pkaf RICE, MACLEAN, BABK! and EVANS BARRISTERS and SOLfCHORS to announce Tr.oy rriGve tKeir offices From the Canadi'jn Imperial Bank of Commerce Bldg, Jo 903-3rd Avenue South (Thr; Old A.M.A. Bldg.) Effective January 1st, 1973 "'When Dr. Homer says mon- ey is stili coming from the fed- eral gavemir.erit, fas is making a deliberate false statement or he doesn't know said .Mr. "Besides the PFAA money from the federal government, m any aimers in the Peact; River district wilJ be getting j ing safe. to from crop insur-1 frorr anc-e which the federal gwem-1 reprimanded. ment IT into.11 Mr. Olson said an agreement signed in or 1065 .set up the crop iasurance program with 50 por cent of the administration and 25 por cent of the premi- ums paid by the federal gov- ernment. DEFER LOANS He ssJd the federal govern- ment was also willing to ex- or defer payments for farmers made through the Farm Credit Corporation if their crops were destroyed by federal government is a Is o red to m ake oper a- tionai funds available to farm- ers needing them them to get their crops planted in the he said. "These funds would be in the form of a repayable loans." Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street Soulh Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN [J-tirF i C-rlifled Denial t3 Teievisioni DENTAL MEDICAl DENTAL SONY LLOYDS lowsr level [j PH3NE NORESCO NDP spent in campaign A total of was spent by the New Democrat Party in the last federal election in the I.cthbri'lse riding. Hal Hoff- man, the N'DP candidate in the election, announced Friday. He said the announcement '.vas made in accordance with the party's constitution that ail campaign funds will be marie public, "unlike the other par- Mr. Hoffman said all the mtney was cont-ihuteti by party i mernlxjrs in the I-ethbridge rid- I Ing "with no outside help." Although -f. regulation requir- ing pharmacists to stock tb? 'safety c'.osures wss by i tte annual meeting of the j berta Ph arrnaceutic-al i lion in Jur.c 1971, it has not yet appeared in the Alberta i Gazette, and "is there-fore not yet Donald Cameron, registrar treasurer o! the as- sociation, said Friday. In early December. Tr.e Her- a'd ran a story which quoted Mr. Cameron as saying that pharmacists not complying with the regulation could fined reprimanded. Mr.' Cameron said later he about the status of the regulation. "I apologize for the misun- derstanding and accept respon- sibility for tha he said. I He adds that while the law is not yet in effect, the intent of i tre law is that pharmacists at least carry the safety clos- ures. The He-aid found three I.eth- ijridce pharmscif-s '-U.Crea- (Jy-Baincs Pharmacy. McCaf- feiy's Drug Store. Kitsnn's Pharmacy do rot stock ilic- safety closure vial-. Bo-h the Canadian and thereby the jrjc'dence of child Regular can be opened rner-jly by snapping the csp off while the safety closures re- quire palm pressure and a t-.'.ist, an operation few pre- school criildren can master. campaign nears goal The 1972 mas Scais moved Friday lo some ,v.vay (rom its objective, a spokes- man for the Alber'a Tubercu- losis and Iiespiratory Associatifm Returns as of Friday totalled i SSf Tne wilh an i objective of 31. EXTRA FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S11O INSTAUED Phone 328-2176 1973 FRUIT COCKTAIL CrilCrlrfJ V.'ilH SICE SOV? CELERY i CHOICE C C-rode A T-'tsy, C'l.-bsr.-y id Pov 5 S2.25 Served Year's Day Only cr Jell-O FA.VILY DINNER LOTUS TAKE-OUT ORDOSS FOR TAKE-OUT O OF LOTUS CHINESE FCOD LOTUS- SHOULD EE O'tE'FD FC3 fBO.'.'.PT SERVICE for For For Addllienol Fersc-l S5.50 S7.50 Childien Free SI.95 Free Dc'ivsry Year's E Yt C u; your cr o .m Phone 'n eat 327-2297 327-0240 103 Efh St. S Across f om CPR PRE-1NVENTORY SALE CONTINUES SAVE UP TO WHILE STOCK LASTS TKere ore some fanfosfic savings on tc pc rs, rrc pTOJeclors, movie eamorni, slide ptcfccloi i, 3S rrn c-rrm tripods nntJ aadgt-t bogs. Wo ilfll a few inexpensive comer excel fen) selection of the new Koiak j'ff I-'1-, o-cl Dfirs I MAKE NO MISTAKE) YG-J know Ihe name but lhs acfrfrtH il new 1224 3rd Ave. S. Opposite the Elks Club Phone 327-2673 or 327-2565 ;