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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta February 12, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather Synopsis A Pacific disturbance moving inland today will spread cloud and snow over all but the most northerly regions of the forecast district. Moderate easterly winds will accompany the snow resulting in extensive drifting snow. This evening winds will shift to the north resulting in extensive drifting and blowing snow through Southern Alberta. The snow is expected to become light, and intermittent tonight but increase m intensity again on Thursday. Amounts of 2 to 4 inches will fall through Central and Southern Alberta by Thursday evening with 4 to 6 inches through the foothills of Southwestern Alberta. Forecast Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Calgary Today: Periods of light snow becoming heavier this afternoon. Winds east 15 giving drifting snow. Highs zero to 5 below. Tonight: Light intermittent snow with winds shifting this evening to northerly 20 and gusty giving drifting and blowing snow. Conditions gradually improving after midnight. Lows near 15 below. Thursday: Periods of light snow. Highs zero to 5 above. Columbia, Koolenay Snow warning issued for today. Snow with local ac- cumulations of six inches or mofe by midnight. Highs 15 to 20. Cloudy with snowflurries. Lows 10 to 15. Highs 25 to 30. 'MONTANA East of Continental Divide Warmer west and south slow moderation northeast with occasional rain or snow southwest periods of snow north and east today and tonight. Scattered rain or snow showers Thursday. Highs today and Thursday 20 to 40 west and south 5 to 15 northeast. Lows tonight 15 to 25 except zero to 5 below northeast. West of Continental Divide Rain or snow today and Thursday. Local heavy amounts of snowfall through mountains today. Highs both days 30s. Lows tonight 20s. Cross-Canada Weather Canadian weather picture today: British Columbia Snow over the southern sections and spreading north. Alberta Sunny and cold in the north. Snow with brisk easterly winds in the Central and Southern sections. Saskatchewan Sunny, except cloudy with sfiow in the extreme south. Manitoba Sunny and cold except cloudy near Hudson Bay. Ontario Mostly sunny in the north. Cloudy with snowflurries across the south, Quebec Mainly sunny and cold. Maritime Provinces Mostly sunny and cold. A few cloudy periods in the southwest. Newfoundland Sunny with cloudy periods. Occasional snowflurries along east coast. Weather around the World Weather conditions and temperatures around the world between midnight and 3 a.m. local times. Aberdeen 37 cloudy. Amsterdam 43 cloudy, Ankara 10 clear, Antigua 75 clear, Athens 48 clear, Auckland 72 cloudy, Berlin 32 clear, Birmingham 45 cloudy, Brussels 48 partly cloudy, Cairo 46 clear, Casablanca 54 clear, Copenhagen 36 cloudy, Dublin 43 cloudy, Geneva 37 partly cloudy, Hong Kong 55 cloudy, Lisbon 52 clear, London 46 cloudy, Madrid 43 partly cloudy, Malta 52 partly cloudy, Manila 77 cloudy. Moscow 21 snow. New Delhi 50 clear, Nice 54 rain, Oslo 19 cloudy, Paris 46 cloudy. Peking 2H clear, Rome 48 clear, Saigon 77 partly cloudy, Seoul 30 clear, Sofia 28 clear, Stockholm 27 cloudy, Sydney clear, Taipei 41 cloudy, Teheran 25 clear, Tel Aviv 45 partly cloudy. Tokyo 36 clear, Tunis 52 clear, Vienna 34 clear, Warsaw 30 cloudy. Temperatures Sun sets tonight at rises at on Thursday High Low F C F C Lethbridge '............-6-21-13-25 Medicine Hat.........-5-21-11 -24 Pincher Creek ........-6-21-15 -26 High Level ..........-23-31-38-38 Grande Prairie.......47-27-40 -40 Peace River.........-19-28-38 -39 Edson.......... -7 -22-33-36 Rocky Mtn. House -1! -24 -21 -29 Vermilion............-10-23-39-39 Edmonton ...........-16-27-29 -34 Jasper...............-10-23-20-29 Banff.................-6 -21 -17-27 Coronation...........-12-24-25 -32 Calgary...............-8-22-18-28 Victoria 36 2 32 0 Prince Rupert 18 -8 3-16 Prince George ;.......-8-22-19 -28 Penticton............ 26 -3 18 -8 Kamloops............ 13-11 8-13 Vancouver........... 37 3 32 0 Prince Albert.........-7-22-37 -38 North Battleford...... Saskatoon Swift Current........ Yorkton Moose Jaw Thompson. -7 -22 -34 -37 -4 -20 -36 -38 2 -17 -23 -31 -7 -22 -28 -33 -3 -19 -26 -32 -15 -26 -25 -32 North 12-11 -7-22 Regina................0-18-30-34 Estevan............. 4-16-18-28 Brandon Winnipeg Kenora Thunder Bay -2 -19 -25 -32 8-13 -22 -30 4-16 -13 -25 10 -12 5 -15 The Pas...........-13 -25 -26 -32 Dauphin..............-5-21 6 White River 3-16-19-28 Toronto.............. '24 -4 15 -9 Ottawa.............. 18 -8 -3-19 Montreal 16 -9 -1-18 Quebec.............. 12-11-15-26 St. 10-12 -1 -18 Halifax.............. 16 -9 6-14 Charlottetown........ 10-12 -8-22 Frede'ricton.......... 14-10-18-28 AS MUCH AS REBATE Direct to you the buyer from A.M.C. United Motors Co. Ltd. "Serving you over a quarter century" Corner 3rd Ave. 3rd SI. South Phone 327-2805 AMA ROAD REPORT a! or 8 Highway 3: Lelhbridge to Medicine Hit Bare in driving lanes. Some slippery sections. Snow on shoulders. Lethbridge to Fort Macleod Mostly bare. Occasional slippery sections. Some loose snow on shoulders. Fort Macleod to British Columbia Boundary Passable. Heavily snow covered. Very poor visibility. Snowing heavily. Drive at your own risk. Highway 4: Lelhbridge to Coutts Mostly bare with occasional slippery sec- tions. Some loose snow on shoulders. Highway 5: Lelhbridge to Cardslon and Waterlon Mainly bare with oc- casional slippery sections. Some loose snow on shoulders. Highway 6: Pincner Creek to Waterlon Has been plowed. Snowing and snow covered. Highway 2: Fort Macleod to Calgary Mostly bare with some drifting. Calgary lo Edmonton Bare in driving lanes. Snow covered on shoulders. Watch for slippery sections. Fort Macleod lo Cardslon and Carway Mostly bare in driving lanes. Occasional slippery sections. Some loose snow on shoulders. Carway south is closed on American side until snow plow goes through. Highway 23: Junction Highway 3 lo Vulcan and High River Generally bare. Some drifting and slippery sections. Highway 3C: Taber lo Brooks Snow covered. Drifting. Reduced visibility. Snowing at present time. Trans Canada: Calgary to Medicine Hal and Maple Creek Mostly bare. Oc- casional slippery sections in Calgary area. Becoming gradually worse further cast. Almost blizzard conditions in Maple Creek area. Calgary to Banff Mostly bare In driving lanes, Some slippery sections and some drifting. Banff lo Golden Closed between Lake Louise and Golden. In poor driving condition, Travel not recommended past Banff. Snowing heavily. Extremely heavy drifting. Golden to Rogers Pmj aid Revelsufce Snowing heavily. Strong winds. Drifting. Fair to poor driving conditions. Up to 5" new snow. Presently being plowed and sanded. PORTS OF ENTRV Opening ami closing times: Carway 0 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, Closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Eonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porlhill Rykerts7a.m. lo2a.m.; Rooscyillc7 a.m. to II p.m. (Times: Momuln Graveyard shift case thrown out CALGARY (CP) A charge laid under the Alberta Labor Act against the employers of 16 year old service station attendant John Joseph Berze was thrown out of provincial court Tuesday on a technicality. Judge Fred Thurgood dis- missed the charge against Servico Ltd., a Gulf Oil Canada Ltd. subsidiary, after hearing arguments from crown and defence lawyers about the power of govern- ment enacted regulations which control the employment of persons under 18 years of age. The dismissal came during the second day of an Alberta Supreme Court trial into murder charges against three men }n connection with Berze's death last Aug. 23. Servico was charged with failing to comply with regulations in employing Berze between midnight and 6 a.m. from Aug. 3 to 23, without the direct and con- tinuous supervision by an adult. In dismissing the charge, the judge accepted defence lawyer William Braennan's argument that regulations enacted under provisions of the labor act do not necessari- ly form a part of the statute itself. As a result, Judge Thurgood ruled, a breach of the regulations does not necessarily constitute an offence against the act. Crown Prosecutor R. K. Sood said outside the court that an appeal is being con- sidered. OCCUPIES PENINSULA Saudi Arabia, square miles in area, occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula. TOWERING GIFT OFFER! VALUE FREE with Purchase University budget hits million CALGARY (CP) The University of Calgary board of governors approved Tuesday a 1975 76 operating budget of up 19 per cent from last year and a pro- jected decilit of The bulk of the increase, amounting to about million, goes toward paying for the increases in salaries and employee benefits, up 14.7 per cent. However, budget com- mittee officials said there is a "strong possibility" that the deficit will be partially offset in March by an anticipated surplus from last year. The budget calls-for a 30 per cent reduction in adult education extension programs. The budget states the government's 15 per cent increase in extension program grants is insufficient and notes the University of Alberta is able to budget 50 per cent more funds for exten- sion programs due to greater government support. "Unless additional funds are forthcoming from govern- ment to support the extension program in 1975 76, it will be necessary to effect substan- tial increases in tuition fees or alternatively to make serious cutbacks in the present the budget says. The budget says student residence rates, family hous- ing rates and food prices will go up 17 to 25 per cent. The budget anticipates million in government grants, Aberhart bodies may be moved EDMONTON (CP) A daughter of the late William Aberhart, Alberta's first Social Credit premier, says she has given consideration to moving the bodies .of Mr. Aberhart and his wife from Vancouver to Calgary. Mrs. James Cooper said in a telephone interview yesterday from Half Moon Bay, B.C., the idea arose while she was discussing a recently published book about Mr. Aberhart. She said her father, premier from 1935 to 1943, was buried in Vancouver because that was where his wife decided to live so she could be near Mrs. Cooper and another daughter on the west coast. "Mother felt there'd be nobody to look after the grave if my father had been buried in Mrs. Cooper said. She said the Aberharts were buried in bronze caskets so disintergment and transporta- tion of the bodies to Calgary would be possible. She said she would like to get reaction from Albertans to the possibility of moving the bodies back to Alberta. Candidate CALGARY (CP) William Campbell, a 23 year old management consultant, was nominated to'represent the Social Credit party in Calgary Foothills in the next provin- cial election. Mr. Campbell said the tax cuts proposed in the Lougheed government's new budget came "too late" and increas- ed benefits for senior citizens "are not enough." million in student fees, in other revenues, transferred from sur- plus, and transferred from reserves. Meet the Thatchers Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, newly-elected leader of Britain's opposition Conservative party, shares a wave and a smile with her husband Denis, right, and son Mark in London before attending a reception honoring her victory over four male opponents. She is the first woman ever to be elected leader and she would automatically become the first British woman prime minister if the Tories win the next general election due in 1979. MOTORS APPLIANCE MOTORS Available Best Prices All Types! Fairfield Appliance Services Ltd. 1244 3rd Ave. Phone 327-6684 Meflc Nnriiiiin presents three coniploxion care essentials in ;i Tower of Bemily the Moisture Emulsion. iind our now Milky Freshener Right now. the Tower ul Beauty is yours, our complimentary gilt io you. with tins coiioon and .my 56 00 cosmeiii: purchase." Now turn's ihe height ol be.'iuiy ;i bemihliil value1) mERLE noRrnan j COSmETIC STUDIO LETHBRIDGE in College Mall DREAM OF A SALE! LEISURE TIME SAVINGS! ENTIRE STOCK OF LOUNGEWEAR and SLEEPWEAR J MORE THAN 300 STORES COASI 'i 0 JAS'i TO SERVE YOU BETTER CollMt) Shopping Mall Phone 328-70' 808 -4ttl South PtMMM 328-2653 ;