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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, February 8, 1974 Crime victims compensated EDMONTON (CP) Two Alberta men, victims of criminal assault, have been awarded compensation by the provincial crimes compensation board covering medical expenses and loss of salary Neil Roe, 59, of Slave Lake, was awarded in lost wages, in legal expenses and 10 in medical expenses as compensation for injuries received in a billiard hall brawl in Canyon Creek last May. An argument broke out and Mr. Roe was struck from behind with a billiard cue, suffering a broken bone in the face and internal injuries in his right ear. Eric Jensen, 36, an Edmonton taxi driver, was awarded covering loss and for medical expenses for injuries received in an assault last October. CASH WE NEED YOUR COINS, MEDALS We will pay the following prices for Canadian Coins: CANADIAN SILVER COINS AND 1966 and EARLIER PAYING 70% OVER FACE VALUE 1967 PAYING 20% OVER FACE VALUE 1968 PAYING 15% OVER FACE VALUE WE PURCHASE FROM to WE SELL ALSO, INVESTOhS INQUIRIES WELCOMED DOLLARS 1858 1890-91-94-93 All other dates 1859 to 1911 1912 to 1920 1922 1923 1924 1925 All other dates 1920101936 NICKELS 1875 All other datM 1858 to 1901 1921 1925 All other datM 1922 to 1936 DIMES 1872 1875 1884 1889 All other datM 1858-1898 1898-1910 1937 1948 QUARTERS 1858 1875 1885 and 1889 All other datM 1870 to 1894 1935 1936 or 1937 1938 1939 1945 1946 1947 ML 1947 PTD 1947 BL 1911 1915 1921 1927 HALVES 1871 1888 1890 1894 1899 All other datM 1870 to 1901 1905 All other datM 1902 to 1909 1911 1921 1931-4-6 1932 AH other datM 1912101929 1937, 38 or 39 1947 1947 ML 1948 1967 1948 1949 1950, 51 or 52 1953 1954, 55 or 56 1957 1958 1959, 60 or 61 1962 to 1966 1967 1971 (Silver in case) 1972 (Silver in case) 1973 (Silver in case) PROOF LIKE MINT SETS 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 or 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970-1 1972 CANADA GOLD Gold Gold Gold 1967 1967 Presentation Set G.B. Sovereign U.S.A. GOLD 1SGoM 2 S Gold Gold Gold MEDALS Listed here are the prices for medals and decorations, in most cases there will be other medals to go along with the one listed in which case the whole group should stay together although the prime value of the group will be in the one listed. Victoria CroM George C Order MMtarr Croaa Con. Metal (Crowned Head) .......SSO.OO Military Modal (Crowned 410040 Head) Wet Flying Croaa Air Force Croaa Air Force Croaa CwWsWw Meow Other Than Those Uated HEBE Abo Wanted MISCELLANEOUS WANTED Old Canadian Paper now land Hoards and Ac- prices ftti only Mitt SwMty, Feb. 10th WE PAY BY CASH ONLY PHONE 327-8237 H. MEHRER to clear air on allegations EDMONTON (CP) Allegations about improper, behavior by some persons involved in the Alberta Housing Corp. will be dealt with through the public accounts committee when the legislature reconvenes March 7, Dave Russell, municipal affairs minister, said Thursday. "I am satisfied that all that is necessary to be done to clear the air is to give the members of the legislative assembly an opportunity to dispel any suspicions that might have been raised by innuendo by asking any ques- tions they wish to Mr. Russell said in a prepared statement. All members of the legislature will have a chance to ask questions about any aspect of the housing corporation's operations, Mr. Russell said Mushrooms limited OTTAWA (CP) The government is moving to limit imports of canned mushrooms from Taiwan because they threaten the business of domestic producers, the finance department announced Thursday. SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT 'TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE Bob Clark, Social Credit house leader, has said that public trust in the crown corporation has been eroded by charges of misdeeds. Chris Harder, Liberal candidate in the Calgary Foothills byelection last year, has called for Attorney- General Merv Leitch to resign because he has obstructed jus- tice by preventing a complete investigation of the housing corporation. Sex ring uncovered BOSTON (AP) Investiga- tors have uncovered an organ- ized prostitution syndicate with operations in 14 states and Canada that grossed at least in Boston alone last year, authorities said Thursday. A two-month investigation by 'FBI and detectives working for the Suffolk County district attorney showed that women were working on a circuit that extended as far west as Denver, officials said. Federal agents were studying financial records obtained when five women were arrested in Boston Monday. According to the investiga- tors, prostitutes spent two weeks in each city, and customers spent from to for their services. The Boston Globe reported that investigators found evi- dence that the alleged syndicate involved activities in Springfield, Mass., Detroit, Toronto, Cleveland, Buffalo, Albany, N.Y., New York City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Miami, West Virginia, Cincin- nati, Chicago, Providence, R.I., Atlanta and Denver. SIMMENTAL DAY KIUAM AUCTION MARKET. KHlM. AJHrtl FRIDAY. FEB. 15th, p.m. 2FlflMMdUHs 1 Ml 60 Vtot MUn 10 Btori 23 MM! Urn 2 ft Btotf CM wHft Cltf 1 MeM CM Snt by Mmttr Cattto IfMptcMd end OmWfjr is Excrifent Entry or Acconxxtettofw Bra 1MM, CnvaM, MbMtt Phom (403) (72-2114 8TREBERQ, Ue. 0100M Amnesty international Susan Carson interviews Dr. John Humphrey, president of the Canadian branch of Amnesty International, who has spent his life fighting for human rights. This Saturday in Weekend Magazine. The Utftbrutge Herald Ptwoe ROY MclHTOSH at 32S-S271 Howl Kino CHRYSLER ODD3ELT: Comer of 3rd Ave. and 11th Phono Dateline Alberta Loans writeoff mulled EDMONTON (CP) The province is considering writing-off all or part of interest-free loans it made to farmers with unharvested crops late last year, Bill Dascavich, regional co- ordinator for the National Farmers Union, (NFU) said inursday. Mr. Dascavich said a 45- minute meeting between Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer and an NFU delegation resulted in Mr. Homer saying he would consider forgiving the loans of an acre to a maximum of once an assessment of the situation is done in the spring. Mr. Dascavich said Dr. Homer emphasized he wanted to be fair and that forgiving the loans would leave farmers who had not applied for them without compensation. Nickle quits 'U' post CALGARY (CP) Oilman Carl 0. Nickle announced he has resigned as chairman of the University of Calgary board of governors due to his heavy involvement in the energy situation and its demand on his time. Mr. Nickle, 59, said his decision is not related to recent discontent with the provincial department of advanced education over proposed changes in policies for universities, colleges and technical institutions. Dr. Gordon Swann, a member of the board for six years, most recently as vice- chairman, will replace Mr. Nickle as chairman of the board. Lyndon named new deputy EDMONTON (CP) John Lyndon, member of a Toronto investment house, was appointed today the Alberta government as deputy consumer affairs minister. Mr. Lyndon, who begins his job March 1, has worked as director' of trading and market surveillance for the Toronto Stock Exchange. He was named a vice-president of the exchange in 1969 and is currently with Cochran, Murray investment dealers. Mr. Lyndon, 39, graduated from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Alberta Bar. Board checks gas rates EDMONTON (CP) Utility rates charged by Northwestern Utilities Ltd. to natural gas users in Alberta north of Red Deer will be examined at hearings the public utilities board will hold this year, the board announced Thursday. A spokesman for the board said the hearings, probably in March, will examine the rate of return Northwestern is allowed to earn on natural gas it sells Consumers, the general public and the company will have an opportunity to make presentations Alberta gas stations holding price line 'EDMONTON (CP) Alberta service stations are holding the price of gasoline at last September's level until the federal government lifts the current freeze on wholesale prices, the executive director of the Automotive Retailers Association of Alberta said Thursday. Desmond Achilles said the association is advising its 700 members to hold the line. He said any price increase will depend on what the wholesale prices does when the freeze is lifted and what the province does with its gasoline tax. "If there is the suggested increase of five or six per cent per gallon in the wholesale price, I think you will probably see another one cent increase on the part of retailers to cover these other Mr, Achilles said. CAREER MEDICINE NAT SCHOOL DISTRICT Nl. 76 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR The Medicine Hat School District invites applications for the position of Maintenance Supervisor to assume responsibility for security, operation, maintenance and upgrading of all School Board property in the district Duties will include the overall direction of custodial staff and maintenance staff, preparation of cost estimates and annual budget and initiation of programmes to up-grade and maintain school buildings to current standards Applicants should have con- siderable experience in building operation, maintenance and con- struction with a number of years in an administrative capacity Salary to be negotiated and dependent upon qualifications and experience Duties to commence approximately April 1st. 1974. Applications giving full details of qualifications and ex- perience will be received by the undersigned up to 430 pm on February 22. 1974 Tlw fWMNifor FHM Avenue, Madklna Hat, Atoerta T1A4Y7 SPECIAL NOTICE For the benefit of the general puoitc me Council of the City of Lethbridge will hold a Public Hearing in connection with the future electric power supply for the City. A study of the future supply was completed by the firm of CH2M Hill of Bellevue, Washington. A copy of their report is available for perusal in the City Clerk's office during regular office hours. Copies of a short summary of the report as prepared by the consultants also avialable upon request. The hearing will be held on Monday, Feb- ruary 18 at p.m. in the Yates Memorial Centre. Any person who may wish to make representa- tion concerning this matter shall first file a written submission with the City Clerk not later than P.M., Wednesday, February 13. The submission should include facts to qualify any statements being made and should be as brief as possible. Those persons filing a written submission win be allowed to make thter presentation with one rebuttal period. JOHN GERLA CityCferk CAREERS CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN Capable instruction of carpenters and laborers Experience in co-ordinating sub-trades and material suppliers. Carpenter background, perferred. Apply Boychuck Construction, 315 10th St. S. PRINCIPAL Lethbridge School District No. 51 REQUIRES A CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL. Winston Churchill, a senior .high school of approximately 650 students is an jnnova- tive school committed to highly individualized learning and instruction. The school has been 'operating under an objective based management system. Preference will be given to applicants with post- graduate work. Submit full curriculum vitae, complete with ref- erences, by no later than February 15 to: Director of Personnel 433 15th St. S. Lethbridge, Alberta EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REQUIRED BY THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA COMSERV (COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES) REGION DUTIES: This new position calls for a person of exceptional ability and a high public profile to provide for the overall co-ordination of an experimental and demonstration project which will develop new service delivery systems for persons who are handicapped The scope of this position will require a broad under- standing of educational and vocational programs, residential services social service referrals, treatment facilties, and other related services Basic responsibilities include the leadership of both professional and paraprofesslonal staff; Italsonwrth-existing community agencies, extensive public relations which focus .on new -attitudes toward service and the implementation of various experimental approaches 3 years (renewable) Commencing no later than July 1st 1974 Salary minumum plus benefits (dependent upon appropriate training and experience QUALIFICATIONS: Successful administrative experience in a human Service System Academic qualifications in the speicahst areas noted would be advantageous Applicants should forward a complete Curriculum Vitae, with nc less than three references, no later than March 1, 1974 to: Dr. Bobtail, Chairman ____ Southern Alberta ConiMfv Committee 933 24th Street South T1J 3N7 THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES HAVE Immediate Job Opportunities For Dentists Nurses Doctors Marine Military Engineers And to the Following Trades: Infantryman Cook Airframe Technician Radio Operator Marine Engineer Electronics Artilleryman Military Policeman Aero Engine Technician Medical Assistant Teletype Operator Administrative Clerk Phone or VWt Your Canadian Forces Recruiting Mobile At the Bridge Townhouse motel uthbridge on t, 7, 94 9 rewiieiy petwoon noon pjn. 427-4571, or wrHa to Canadian Forces RscnilBno Unit at 122 Mi SW Cakjarv, Alto. T2P 1Et GET INVOLVED EARN WHILE YOU LEARN ;