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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February If, LETHBRIDOE Traffic accidents increase CALGARY (CP) Traffic accidents in Alberta tn 1973 increased by 10 per cent compared with 1972, the Alberta Safety Council said Friday. In a prepared statement, the council said accidents in 1973 were up 10 per cent to injuries up 10.8 per cent to and deaths up 10.9 per cent to 500. The council noted that despite had driving conditions and a bus strike in Edmonton, which forced more cars on to the roads and had many people hitch-hiking from snow-buried curbs SAND GRAVEL lASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Lid. PHONE 32S-2702- 327-3610 Greater Islamic solidarity sought BEIRUT, Lebanon (Reuter; Leaders from about 30 Mos- lem countries gather in Lahore, Pakistan, next week in a new bid for greater Islamic solidarity. Higher oil prices may help, for many of the impoverished regions are pleading for aid and the oil-rich Persian Gulf is steadily accumulating new fortunes. The Feb. 22-24 conference will be the second attempt to cast differences aside and express unified support for Arab brothers in the Middle East." Some Moslem countries in Asia and Africa, facing'dire economic problems made worse by rocketing Arab oil prices, hope that in return for their good will some of the Arab oil riches will filter their way under a basic Koran exhortation: "Give aid and comfort to thy Moslem brother." Arab producers will be urged, observers believe, to feed back some of their huge revenues into development of Asian Moslem countries as they have agreed to do for Africa. Last November the Algiers Arab summit decided to set up an Arab bank for industrial and agricultural development in Africa, with an initial capital of million. It also agreed to further woo the Africans by breaking off all ties with the white minority-ruled countries in the continent and by imposing an oil embargo on South Africa, Rhodesia and Portugal. These Arab gestures are likely to be fresh in the minds of Moslem leaders from Asia as they converge on Lahore, the historic city of beautiful shrines and parks which was once a centre of the Moslem cultural heritage. The troop disengagement agreed to by Egypt and Israel last month is seen as an essen- tial first step towards an over- all Arab-Israeli settlement. It may lessen the impact of the summit, first proposed by Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ah Bhutto at the height of the October war. The conference is expected to concentrate on political, social and economic problems of the Moslem world and ways of welding Islamic countries into an effective world force. VWWWWIA WE HAVE MOVED nana at MEDICAL SUPPLY LTD. D WhMlClUNf MKl Crutch O Supplies D RMoiratora O OrttiopMdte Brww and D Surgical Stockings D Mastectomy fltUnga n Ostomy Appliances O CHnte and Hospital HOSPITAL Our New Location Lower Floor 1016 1st Ave. South Alberta T1J OB1 Please Clip Ouf for Handy Reference WUWWI Calgary in Quebec A group of about 60 Calgary residents arrived in Quebec City en masse, joining thousands of out- of-towners who are there for the Quebec Winter Carnival. Stolen unit found at Barons CALGARY (CP) Frederick Henderson, 33, of Calgary was sentenced Friday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing two transport tractors and trailer units worth An tractor unit also was stolen in southeast Calgary Nov. 8 and found later .in a garage leased by Henderson at Barons, Alta., 25 miles northwest of Lethbridge. COLUMNER SHEETS INDEX CARDS TRANSFER CASES CHINOOK STATIONERS FILING FOLDERS PUBLIC MEETING Whoop-Up Country Historical Society February 8 p.m. Room No. 1 Civic Centre Sports Centre This is to be an organizational meeting for the purpose of setting up the board of directors for the operation and take over of KINSMEN WHOOP-UP COUNTRY LOCATED IN INDIAN BATTLE PARK. All people interested in becoming actively involved in this important historical museum operation are asked to attend. Memberships will be on sale at this meeting at a nominal cost of each. Representatives of interested groups throughout Southern Alberta as well as individuals are most welcome to participate. WHOOP-UP COUNTRY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROVISIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS. 3197ft SI. S. OFFICE DESKS mm FILE CABINETS If gas pains persist try Volkswagen. SWEEPSTAKE TOP WAGON TICKET WINS 4th 5lh 16th Emyngil JriyflltaK OBCUUIT gouwtxi: COTCKWAMN SWEEPSTAKE Ptew. br feActi Ornate T7P J-tlAtt tomn Peftt SS pvrtAAt CMGMY STAMPRX WwrwWe lira Toniun! ouur STOFIW A WV goes a long way in relievingrgas getting terrific gas mileage Plus if gets rid of nervous upsets due to owning a new car. Because Volkswagens Owners Security Blanket, you're provided with the best care any cai can have ..in sickness and in health. As a matter of fact, Volkswagen can cure lots of pioblems that most cais can't. Maybe you should take two. ;