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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _WTjr-nf-i-. ffkiuen 10. WE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 9 Appeal for international suport to expel them South Vietnamese march into Laos assailed by Asian Communists ITV Onera! foreign troops Into Laos. I North Vietns TOKYO (AP) Asim Com- munists continued to assail the United States and its South Viet- namese allies today for the South Vietnamese march into Laos, and the Pathet Lao ap- pealed for international suoport to expel them. Prime Minister Eisaku Sato expressed regret in the Japa- Vietnamese troops have been operating in Laos for some in Ottawa that Canada would ask the Interna- tional Control Commission for Home construction shows decrease Laos io hold an urgent msettog n the South Vietnamese thrust into Laos. Canada. Poland and ndia are members of the ICC jat has been operating, with ittle effect, in Indochina since he Geneva conference parti- ioned Vietnam in 1954. OTTAWA (CP) Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. re- ported today that construction started on new houses and apartments in 1970, a de- cline of 9.5 per cent from the record level of set in However, in the final month of the year, new starts were running at the annual rate of up sharply from the rate reported ni December, 1969. The federal housing agency said the decline on actual starts in 1970 was shown in apartment and single, detached houses. The number of new row-housing starts increased by more than 50 per cent.- CMHC reported that housing units were completed in 1970, compared with in 1969, down 10 per cent. Ths number of dwellings under con- struction at the end of the year, was up 8.3 per cent from the end of 1969. For the year, Quebec, New- Plant workers consume in food a week By WALTER KREVENCHUK FOX CREEK, Alta. (CP) Chicken cacciatora in the mu- skeg. Or perhaps you would pre- fer beef Wellington or veal scal- oppine in wine sauce. It's on the menu in the Kay- bob South wilds of west-central Alberta, where Ralph M. Par- sons Construction Co. of Canada Ltd. is building the largest gas- processing plant in Canada for Chevron Standard Ltd. a Parsons spokes- man said, "is one of the most important things in any con- struction particularly when the nearest community is 35 miles away. The men working on the million plant eat worth of food a week. They get meals and lodging free. "I try to give them individual said Sam Gabriel, catering superintendent for For- tier and Associates of Edmon- ton. Sixty-seven people work in the kitchens, including four Euro- pean-trained master chefs. One meal normally requires pounds of beef, eggs or 500 pounds of potatoes. 'We'll even bake a birthday ke and sing 'happy Mr. Gabriel said. Fortier, a division of Cana- an Dredge and Dock Ltd., also ooks after the 317-unit dormi- ry "city" on the site 130 miles orthwest of Edmonton. There 40 men in each six units. The dormitory is served by our first-aid men, with aircraft n 24-hour standby in Edson, 52 miles to the south, and Edmon- on for any medical emergency FFERS POWER, WATER The muskeg municipality has 36-man volunteer fire depart- ment, a large garbage truck, a crew of 100 maintenance people and uses enough power, natura' gas, water and other facilities serve buildings. There is a sewage-plant la- goon, daily bus service to Idson, an 800-acre parking lo with electric plug-ins for each space, and a full-time safety en- Ibere also are facilities for king, hiking, snowmobiling huffl'eboard, poker, bridge weightUfting, table tennis, coloi elevision and a 100-volums li >rary. Menus are prepared twc weeks in advance, followiB; consultations with union stew ards Meals are served m tw shifts in mobile-home units as sembled into a panelled 750-sea dining area. The service is buffet-style an in e typical two-week period of fers such other delicacies a meat balls in Creole sauce Alaska black cod, sirloin steak mushroom pizza and roast tur key. U.S. Chrysler profit down DETROIT (AP) Chrysle Corp. reported Tuesday it los million in 1970, down from a profit of million in 1969. The loss was equivalent to cents a share, compared wil earnings of a stere in 1969. Chrysler's worldwide sale last year totalled billio down slightly from 57.1 billio in ths previous year. In a letter to stockholder Chrysler Chairman Lynn Town send and President John Ki cardo, blamed the loss on tl generally poor 1970 econom inflation and social unrest. 'It's more than worth aid Don Cameron of Calgary, a vice-president. Work stoppages at most con- traction sites run 3fe to five >er cent of manhours, but at the Jhevron location stoppages lave averaged only 0.3 per cent. oundland and Prince Edward sland were the only provinces reporting a higher volume of lousing starts compared with 969. The cities of Saint John, Quebec, Ottawa-Hull and Sudbury, Ont., were the only metropolitan areas showing a ligher number of starts. CMHC financed nearly of the new starts during 1970 compared with in 1969 About of the CMHC-fi- nanced dwellings started last year were designed for low-in- come families. Lending under the Nationa Housing Act by the chartered banks rose 25 per cent in 1970 Lending by the non-bank institu lions authorized to make NBA loans increased by 4.8 per cent The average NHA interes rate charged on mortgages fo home-ownership dwellings fel during the year from a peak o 10.3 per cent in April to 9.78 pe cent hi December, General U! of foreign troops Into Laos. Thant expressed fear that oper-1 Tne Chinese foreign ministry ations in Laos by the North Vietnamese and now the South Vietnamese might deal the death blow to the 1962 Geneva convention on Laos. That agree- ment prohibited the introduction termed the move into Laos a 'grave provocation" directed at China as well as the people of Indochina. Peking's statement said the United States was "-wildly plotting to launch a sudden at- ack on North Vietnam." The pro Communist Pathet Lao's central committee issued an urgent call for "peace and justice-loving governments and peoples" to "support the strug- gle of the Lao people against the aggression by the U.S. and its henchmen." THEY'RE WORLD FILM FAVORITES Actor Clint East- wood and actress Barbara Streisand admire their "Golden Globes" after they were presented to them at the Holly- wood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globes Awards. They both won their awards for being named "World Film I North Vietnam's Communist party newspaper indicated that Hanoi viewed thrust into Laos as the prelude to a south- ern allied drive against North Vietnam. The paper, Nhan Dan, said all of North Vietnam had been put "on extreme alert." Moscow accused the United States of carrying out air raids in South Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos "on a scale not seen yet in the entire Indochina war." The newspaper said these op- erations "cannot be character- ized otherwise than as genocide and crimes against humanity." Govt. nets EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government received in sales of petroleum and natural gas reservations in crown lands. Tremendous growth LONDON (AP) The Tate Gallery is preparing what it says is Britain's first official Japanese language art collec- tion guide because "the number of Japanese tourists visiting the Tate has grown tremendously over the past few years." Highest price paid was 960 by Frio Oil Ltd. and El Can Petroleum Co. for about acres northwest of Lac la Biche, about 100 miles northeast of Edmonton. Canadian Fina Oil Ltd. paid for acres in the Hotchkiss River area about 300 miles northwest of Edmonton. ILLITERACY FIGURE There are an estimated 800 million illiterate persons in iha world today. Wootco Park visitors requested to avoid animals CALGARY (CP) Because of severe cold and deep snow, to Elk Island National Park east of Edmonton have teen asked to avoid disturbing animasl such as elk, moose, deer and buffalo. In severe winters, such as this one, the energy expended by the animals in' obtaining food is usually greater than that replaced by the food, the parks branch said in a news release. Any additional effort can rap- idly "weaken the animals and reduce their chances of surviv- ing the winter. The parks branch said food j available to the animals during the winter is of little nutritional value and they usually rely on large reserves of fat stored n the autumn to survive until spring. Park Superintendent Don MacMillan said the hoofed ani- mals are easily frightened by humans and asked they be avoided by skiers and snow- shoe enthusiasts. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. S., THURSDAY, FEB. 11th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Chrome suite with 6 chairs; Wood crib; Good forced air gas furnace E.T.U.; Viking 21" TV; Nice pink chesterfield and chair; Woods chest type deep freeze (approx. 21 cu. Complete 54" bed with bookcase head- board; Nice youth bed; 2-new arm chairs (green and Good Frigidaire fridge with cross top freezer; Spartan TV; 3-pink hostess chairs; Inglis automatic washer; 54" mattress; 3-large gas heaters; Old desk; 2-long tables; Old console radio; Large rinse tubs; 3-folding tables; Bell and Howell movie camera; 8 mm movie projector; Fury IVi" skil saw; 3-small bookcases; Beautiful coffee table; Dratfing table; Jig saw (no pair skis; 2-good fire extinguishers; High chair. Good Paymaster cheque writer; Toy piano; Phono table; Toys; Small rugs; 2-basket chairs; Lawn chair; Sunbeam vacuum; Inglis wringer washer; Shop Smith power tool; Drill press. SPECIAL 38 CHINCHILLAS For Further Information Contact) HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Ave. 5. AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH EROMANN lie. No. 41 Ik. No. 458 jour wife a box Cosmetic Boutique Sweets that will make her even sweeter. Like famous Paris perfumes and colognes. There's a full selection for you to choose from. So come in and find that special sweet for this special day. At Woolco you can afford to say "I Love You" on Valentines Day, on everyday. YARDLEY OF LONDON Roses Perfumed Dusting Powder and Puff, 4 oz..................... 3.50 Red Roses Perfumed Talc, 4 oz........ I.fo Red Roses Perfumed Bath Oil, 2 oz.... 2.75 Roses Perfumed Soap, package of 3 bars.................2.25 Roses Cologne Mist, 2 oz........ 2.00 Roses Cologne, 2 oz............'. 2.30 CHANEL Chanel No. 5 for the Purse 5.75 'Chanel No. 5 Spray Cologne, oz. .6.75 Venus Twin-Mist Hah- Curler and Facial Sauna Venus Quik-Kurl Curling Iroa 3.95 FABERGE Shower Shaker, 3 oz....... 2.00 Flambeau Spray Cologne Special, 2 oz............................... 3.75 Cologne Extraordinaire, loz............................... 3-00 Flambeau Tote 2 Set, contains 1 oz. Cologne and 2 oz. Talc............ 4.25 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE AVAILABLE WOOLCO PHARMACY OPERATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (ALBERTA) LTD. A Division of The Dominion Citruj Company limited Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m, Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Venus Bali Sunlamp (without stand) Sale-29.95 not shown, College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mag rath Drive I. ________ ;