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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 IHt tlTHMIDGI HIKAIO Monday, Nbtwry IS, Investment iii cuttle in B.C. higher i VICTORIA (CP) Capital investment in British Colum- bia during the last five years was 66 per cent higher than in the three Prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba combined, the legis- lature was told here. Industrial Development Min- ister Waldo Skillings said, how- ever, the government's aim is not to "search for industry at any adding "we must al- ways remember it is the tax- payers who pay in the end." He cited Manitoba and Nova Scotia as provinces which had "blundered badly" in this re- spect. Mr. Skillings described the B.C. government as having a "pragmatic approach based on sound economic and statistical research." The minister said the latest firgures on employment show that in 1970, despite a "very trying year" in British Colum- bia, the kicrease in the num- ber of jobs was This compared with in Que- bec, in the Prairie prov- inces and in the Atlantis provinces. Raft race sweepstake to be held EDMONTON (CP) A 000 sweepstake based on the world championship sourdough raft race this summer has been announced by the Edmonton Klondike Days Association. The association, in a news release today, said first prize is second third fourth ?500 and fifth At a cost of a ticket, the draws include five monthly prizes of each. These will be drawn on the fourth Thurs- day of each month, starting Feb. 25. A draw wfll take place July 22 assigning a ticket holder to each of the rafts entered in the men's division of the race which will be run July 25. Suggests eiid lo feud over Klondike Days WH1TEHOBSE, Y.T. (CP) The Yukon should stop fight- ing Edmonton over the use of' the Klondike theme in its an- nual Klondike Days Exhibition and capitalize instead on Ed- monton's promotional work, says the general manager of the greater Vancouver Visitors and Convention Bureau. Jim Bensely told a meeting of the Yukon Tourist Advisory Council the dispute with Ed- monton only "put fuel on their fire." He suggested Yukon tourist officials approach those going to Edmonton for Klondike Days and say: "You've seen the car- bon copy, now come to the Yu- kon and see the real Klondike." Polar bear hunt precedes YELLOW KNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) A bid by Bryan Pear- son, a member of the North- west Territories Council, to halt sports hunting of polar bears was denied here. Mr. Pearson, elected mem- ber from Frcbisher Bay, told the council he objected to the hunt because, "it robbed Eski- mos of their heritage." The council didn't agree. Lyle T r im b 1 e of Aklavik, dean of the cciincil, said tho Eskimos had asked for the sports hunt which enables a limited number of them to sell their bear licences to outside hunters for each. think there'll he open spa- son on council members if we tell them we're cancelling the program because it doesn't fit in with their Mr. Trimble said. The killing of the has been governed by a quota sys- tem for the last three years. Wheat board post filled 11 OTTAWA (CP) Harold i I Sneatb. president of the Mani- i loba T'lfvators, horn iho .'iflvi.sory initic-.: the. (.'iiiiridian v.bcnt board, i' aiinu'jncf'd here. Mr. S'nealh rfiilnucs D.'. IJ. Parker who resigned, II UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. their SEVENTH ANNUAL GREATEST Proudly Present ON WHEELS STARTING TODAY AT THE EXHIBITION PAVILION DOORS OPEN 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. DAILY! It's The Biggest Introductory Showing Of 71 Model Cars, Trailers, Campers, Motor Homes, Mobile Homes, Tent Trailers, Truck Cabs, Jeep Trucks and Used Cars ever seen under one roof. Plan to attend and enjoy seeing the new merchandise... No obligation to buy... door prizes and excitement galore! This sale has proven to be successful 6 previous years and this year will be no exception because of the Extra-Ordinary Savings being offered on our entire stock! Our prices will not be beaten! No gimmicks! Just cash discounts! This year ehaoi. SCAMPER "The Great Canadian Explorer" 7 new models tnii year all dtsigned for safely and appearance ihem all on display with all-new outstanding features: C.S.A. Approved. Comply with industry-approved total certification specifications. Prefinished aluminum metal trims, 2" floor and roof construction, Fiberglass insulation throughout Galvanized metal sub-floor and roof. Weatherproof forque type windows with screens. Spacious window vented refrigerators, Full 4-ply nylon whitewall tires. Propane, 110 and 12V lighting. DOWN (During This Big Sole Only) Will Purchase Any New 1971 MODEL TRAILER or CAMPER SAVE UP TO (TAKE DELIVERY AT YOUR CONVENIENCE) SCAMPER CAMPERS FOR 71 Thesa are tha units that lake you you .wont to go without worrying about accommodation. SUepi 4 to 5, feature; 3 burner range with oven, 75 Ib. foam Insulated ice box, 12 gallon water tank, pull man drapes, safety glass windows and many other exclusive Scamper fea- turtij plus the availability of many, many other options you may desire. SQUIRE and PAGE MOBILE HOMES...The answer to Canada's Housing Problem! Low Down Payments Arranged Qualified For: Farm Improvement Loan Farm Built Corporation Loan VLA Loan NHA Loan All new 1971 models see them before you buy! A home fit for a king gracious living wherever you go! Squire is the only NHA Approved unit in Canodal DISCOUNTS UP TO OFFERED DURING THIS SALE ONLY! '3000 Single Wide Units Available 12 foot wide to 68 feet in length ON-THE-SPOT FINANCING ANYTHING OF VALUE TAKEN IN TRADEI SEE EVERYTHING THAT'S NEW FOR 71 FROM AMERICAN MOTORS Giving Wheels To Greater Values In '71 ft AMBASSADOR MATADOR HORNET 9 GREMLIN JAVELIN AMX AND O JEEP TRUCKS and WAGONEERS REMEMBER! With every purchase of a new 1971 model delivered before February 28th you get absolutely FREE A BLACK AND WHITE TV SET and on the purchase of an AMBASSADOR BROUGHAM A FREE COLOR TV FROM AMERICAN MOTORS SAVINGS UP TO DURING SALE ONLY! IN USED CARS TRUCKS TRAILERS CAMPERS CHALET FOLD DOWNS, etc. ALL ON DISPLAY AND SLASHED IN PRICE AT THE PAVILION! No Down Payments Required (if approved) MONTHLY PAYMENTS ONLYI LOWEST IAC FINANCING ON THE SPOT APPRAISALS IMMEDIATE DELIVERY EXTRA GENEROUS ALLOWANCES NO ADMISSION OR OBLIGATION TO BUYI DOOR PRIZES! RCA TV SET Courtesy United Motors Co. ltd. FOLDING CAMP TABLE-Courtesy Prebco Recreation Vehicles Ltd. Set of B.F. GOODRICH TIRES to fit your of Imperial Motors and Tire Co. Plus many more valuable prizes -Courtesy CHEC Radio. ENTER YOUR NAME -NO OBLIGATION TO BUYI m BOOK YOUR VACATION TRAILER OR CAMPER RENTAL NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT! ESTABLISHED IN 1949 ON LOCATION AT THE EXHIBITION PAVILION Phone 327-2805 327-1780 327-1418 ;