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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday. February 15, British experts impressed by Canada's Candu system TORONTO (CP) Britain's chief science adviser says he will make highly favorable report of the Canadian-designed nuclear power system on his return from a two-day study here. Sir Alan Cottrell, who headed a small group of British nuclear power experts, told a news con- ference that possible Anglo- Canadian nuclear power collaboration hinges on a policy decision expected "within a month or two." First Britain must decide whether it will choose the United States's system using light-water reactors and en- riched uranium or proceed with development of a heavy- water system such as the Canadian designed Candu reactor. A third choice is available, he said, which would mean ex- panding Britain's own gas- cooled reactor system. A small prototype of that design has been "running rather well for a number of years." He said this "strategic deci- sion" will be made after cabi- CAREERS WELDERS Required by Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Taber and Picture Butte Factories Permanent positions, present rates and per hour. Rates as of July, 1974, and per hour. 40 hour week approx. 3 months of the year. Liberal fringe benefits. Applicants should have journeyman's qualifications, preferably with 5 to 10 years all-around experience. APPLY TO: CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE 419 7th Street S., Lethbridge PROFESSIONAL CAREER OPPORTUNITY SUPERIOR FORD MERCURY (TABER) LTD. Southern Alberta's Largest Ford Mere Dealership requires 2 Vehicle Sales Representatives to help increase their now 850 unit volume 1. per month guarantee 2. All Company Benefits 3. Company Car Supplied 4. Paid Vacation 5. A Complete Comprehensive Training Program 6. Opportunity for Advancement within 7. Vehicle sales experience not a necessity Contact General Sales Manager KEN FURGUSON For Interview Appointment Phone 223-3537 PERSONNEL OFFICER The Calgary Co-operative Association op- erating seven shopping centres requires a per- son with a minimum of two years personnel experience. Initial assignment will involve recruitment .screening and selection of staff for our centres and experience in this area is a decided asset. Other duties are monitoring benefit programs, indoctrination of new employees and normal personnel office practices. While formal training in this field is desirable, persons with experience and are career oriented in the personnel field will also be considered. Qualified applicants forward resume in confidence indicating employment and salary progression to: Pereonnel Director Calgary Co-operative Association 8818 Mectood Trial Calgary, AHa. T2H QMS net consideration on the recommendation of a newly created nuclear power advisory board, of which he is a member. Sir Alan declined to say which system is receiving the most favorable consideration from the board as a whole, but said he favors a heavy-water system. CLOSELY RELATED Britain's unproven steam- generating heavy-water reactors (SGHW) is a "first- cousin" to the Canadian Candu system, he said, and might benefit with collaboration with Canadian technology. Lottery labelled sucker bet WASHINGTON (AP) State lotteries, say the critics, are a sucker bet for the gambler and a regressive tax that yields< only trifling revenues for government coffers. Nonetheless, the lottery business is growing. "Lotteries have not sig- nificantly reduced the total volume of illegal gambling, and hence do not appear to have reduced the corruption of public officials nor freed law enforcement resources from anti-gambling says a soon-to- be-published federal report. Such criticisms are having little discernible effect on state officials who, in ever increasing numbers, are shrugging aside objections to legalized gambling and seizing upon the lottery as a novel alternative to politically unpopular taxes. A NLW Newsletter, a Florida-based statistical revort, says official lotteries in eight states sold million worth of tickets at an average cost of 87 cents each, paid out about million in prizes, and collected some million in state reve- nues. Despite the variety of criti- cisms, the opposition to lotteries is not well organized. However, it is vocal and some federal authorities are beginning to take another look in hopes of getting a clearer picture. The gambling policy review commission soon will start public hearings as the first step in a major study of lotteries. Its first report is due in October. From the bettor's standpoint the biggest drawback to lotteries is the poor return on the investment, usually 40 to 45 cents on the (4 dollar. Consumer Reports calls this a "legal sucker bet" compared with most other forms of gambling such as horse racing, 80 cents or more; casino games, 90 cents or more, and the numbers, 60 to 70 cents. But even the severest critics concede that lotteries do not pose the hazard of some other games which induce the better to overindulge. Even the most habitual ticket buyers rarely spend more than a year, the magazine says. CORRECTION In tha Tire and Auto Contra advertise- mant which appeared In Tuesday's, February 12 Lethbrkfge Herald, tha fol- lowing itams should hava read as Tire and Auto Centre UNMR IGNITION" Wire KM. for bettor performance and S49 spw-sewnd sta Greatvalue! ma. mcjtodes and condenser. VenWaied pre-aitgned points. points. M rotor SJ. Aft "CARBURETION" Unoondttlon- ally guaranteed As low as "DO IT YOURSELF" tUtmmftm. For 8 or 12 von or neg ground. 4. 6. 8 cycfe Tartar ML inei comp tetter, timing remote Starter, pump teMer UNDIR -FRONT END SUSPENSION" JaML Ends from end wobble and excessive fere wear, install new EA AA onesnow op Ha red Reduce uneven tire wear and help bold wheel AA alignment Mar arm. Eliminates loose steering, lestorea firm, direct control of new car MA A A sneering........ IW.JfO Will fit almost an cars '9.98 3 soft firm level rida Orrty UNDIR "BRAKE PARTS" it. Equal to or better than original equipment Precision- um QA machined and op Ready to install, without further re- Uniform friction g4 1 and Wa surface tonca to our customers. going to take any more gasoline from me9 PHILADELPHIA (AP) "I put on my gun this morning and I'm going to wear said Hubert Orr, a South Philadelphia service station owner. "I'm having big problems. The government has us over a damn barrel and I'm fed up with it. I done made up my mind I'm not going to let it happen again." Orr said that dur- ing the last week four customers have stolen gasoline from his station, e says that with a voluntary distribution plan in effect in Penn- sylvania today, he sees more trouble ahead. "I can't stay in business with people doing me like he said. "I try to col- lect the money before I put the gas in their cars. The other day a customer says he needs antifreeze. My man went and got two gallons of antifreeze while the car was being filled with gas. When we look up the customer was done backing out. My man tried to stop him and he damn near ran over my man. "Now I'm wearing my gun and nobody is going to take any gas from me. I've been robbed four times of gas. That's enough." Under Pennsylvania's distribution system, customers will be able to get gas on alternate days, but only if they have less than half a tankful. Orr says it won't work, partly because "I ain't going to stick my head in somebody's car to see if he's got a half tank of gas." I'd look like a damn fool." Handicapped drive runs into difficulty EDMONTON (CP) Some handicapped volunteers collecting funds on their own behalf report negative reaction because of their physical condition. "One man said I was prosti- tuting my handicap, that I was using my handicap to get said Darlene Stephenson, an attractive, soft-spoken girl who must cope with a severe limp. She was one of the volunteers who participated in a recent blitz of 67 high-rise apartment buildings seeking donations for social service programs for the handicapped. Others also said they were accused of using their condition to get funds and they were insulted and treated rudely. "One guy asked me why we didn't all go on welfare and then slammed the door in my said Diane Rudanec, confined to a wheelchair. Percy Wickman, chairman of the fund drive, said the in- cidents were scattered and were not a general pattern. Mr. Wickman said the fund drive, which replaced the March of Dimes, will be lucky to reach half of its ob- jective. Only has been raised and the campaign ends Friday. Sears SATURDAY SPECIALS Limited Quantities Starts a.m. Personal Shopping Only MEN'S DRESS SHOES Top quality leather uppers with polyure- thane platform soles. 2 tone colors, as- sorted styles. Broken sizes Reg. to Family Footwear 9 99 ARLBERG SKI RACK 99 SLACKS 19 Polyester, trim fit colors: blue, grey, brown. Sizes 30-42 9 99 SUCKS Roof mounting Reg. has provision for locks. Sports Centre I Polyester, trim fit, checks in I browns blues. Sizes 30-40 12' Men's Wear BOYS' PANTS 49 1 Perma Prest pants of 70% viscose, 30% nylon. Grey, Charcoal, Olive, Navy. Sizes] 8-18. Soys' Wear WOMEN'S DRESS SHOES GROUP 1 499 GROUP 2 (Assorted styles in broken size range. Family Footwear LADIES' SHOULDER BAGS 99 8 Reg. Native look painted and embossed designs! crafted onto smooth vinyl shoulder bags.] Ladies'Accessories SEARS COLOR FILMS Reg. 94 Size 126 film with 12 exposures. Cameras Dept HALINA CAMERA KIT 16 Reg. Pocket Minimatic 110. Contains camera 110- 2 exposure color film. Magicube. Camera Deot_______________ SIT-N-SNOOZE CARSEAT 21 99 In blue, black or brown vinyl. Contoured headrest, removable gate. Heavy duty frame. Reg. Infants'Dept. LADIES'SHIRTS 99 Polyester-cotton blends. Some with stitching I details, pockets. Machine washable, little I ironing. Prints and solids in assorted colors.) 10-18. Ladies, Accessories SLACKS SEMS CAT UTTER 13 99 Knits wools, checks solids, trim full fit, sizes 28 to 46. Reg. up to ________________Men's Wear AUTOMATIC SEWING MACHINE ACRYLIC KNIT CARDIGANS 49 V-necked, .long sleeved and pocketed, machine washable. Assorted colors. Large sizes Ladies'Accessories 25 Ib. bag BAN AN A PEEL SLIDER Toy Dept EXERCISE BIKE I With extension control. KENMORE PORTABLE MIST HAIR ORYER 11000 watts. 39 Ml 39 til Model No. 08 includes 3 drawer desk (1 only demonstrator) Reg. Vacuum Sewing Machine Dept AUTOMATIC SEWING MACHINE Model No. 1020. Reg. Vacuum Sewing Machine Dept TIRE CLEARANCE! (ZIGZAG SEWING MACHINE 500 (Model No. 1203 includes console. Reg (1 only) Vacuum Sewing Machine Dept SUPER SAFETY NYLON. 520-10. Reg. (4 only) SUPER SAFETY NYLON. 600-14. Reg. (6 only) SUPER SAFETY NYLON. 600-14. DELUXE SUPERTRED NYLON Q78-14. Reg (1 onfy) DELUXE SUPERTREO NYLON White Wall H78-14. Reg. only) GUARDSMAN WT 110 nylon 885-15 White Wall. Reg. only) Service Station 13M 15M 21 GUARDSMAN Nyton Black Wall C78-14. Reg. (2 only) GUARDSMAN Nyton White Wall C78-14. Reg. (16 only) GUARDSMAN Nylon Whtte Wall E78-14, Reg. (12 only) CRUSADER Nylon Black Wall 775-14. Reg.15.99 CRUSADER Nylon White Wall 775-14. Reg. (7 only) Service Station 17" 17" JAM SUPERWIDEOVAL Nylon White Wall G70-14. Reg. only) PREMIUM SUPERTRED White Wall Nylon 855-15. Reg. (2 only) GUARDSMAN Black Wall Nyton 878-14. Reg. only) GUARDSMAN White Wall Nylon 878-14. Reg. (2 only) GUARDSMAN Nyton Black Wall C78-14. Reg. (4 only) Service Station 19" I iSirnpsons-Sears Lid. 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