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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Indian Act discriminates Jenny Margetts (left) of Edmonton and Monica Turner of Geraldton, Ont., co-spokesmen for an Indian Rights for Indian Women group, speak to reporters in front of the Parliament buildings Wednesday during a demonstration protesting what they consider the Indian Act's discrimination against women. The act forces Indian women on reserves to give up their status as treaty Indians when they marry whites or non-treaty Indians. Car registration code tightened EDMONTON (CP) - Staffer automobile registration requirements were introduced Wednesday by the provincial cabinet to reduce opportunities for car thieves. A three-point program was introduced, specifying: - An owner registering a car in the province for the first time must produce proof of ownership; - Serial numbers will be inspected on cars brought in from outside the province; - A person applying for a driver's licence for the first time must provide proof of identity. The new system will take effect when 1973 licence plates go on sale March 1. Police and motor associations say the operation of car � All new solid state chassis, including VHF and UHF tuner, for maximum performance, reliability, and confidence. � Electromatic chassis gives you color the way you want it. Automatic color strength, tint and fine tuning controls lockin a perfect picture every time. H Electrobrite 26" super-rectangular matrix picture tube separates each color dot on a black background for crispness, brightness. � Beautiful Deilcraft cabinet in Autumn Oak on free-floating castors. Color TV features you expect from Electrohome. "The Eldorado" At a price you don't. We've never offered all those Electrohome features in one color TV console before. And at one very attractive price, too. If you've been waiting for a great-performing, solid-state, Spanish-styled, full-featured color TV, wait no more. See the Electrohome Eldorado soon. $79995 All solid state for only ELE CTROHOME ...an extra degree of excellence. Electrohome Limited, Kitchener, Ontario. E EATON'S LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-8551 Home Entertainment Department Second Floor E TOMORROW'S FURNITURE LTD. 1254 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-4133 E BERT & MAC'S RADIO-TV LTD. 315 7th Street South Phone 327-3232 E ACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICE 1238 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-5020 theft rings has been made easier because it has been possible previously to register a car by mail from outside the province. From now on. officials of the Motor Vehitle iranci will tell those seeking registration to wait until they move here. The new system will apply to trailers as well as to automobiles. Urbanization inventory planned EDMONTON (CP) - The task force on urbanization and the future will prepare an inventory of all urban and regional research studies which have been done in Alberta since 1950, it was announced Wednesday. Also approved at the February meeting of the board of directors of the task force, headed by Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Kussell, was the hiring of a co-ordinator to study the information systems of the various municipalities, regional agencies and provincial departments. Welfare groups given grants EDMONTON (CP) - Health Minister Neil Crawford Wednesday announced approval of provincial grants to three welfare agencies in Alberta. Grants of $10,000, $39,000 and $312,000 will go to the Handicapped Housing Society of Alberta, the Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute in Calgary and the Calgary Providence Child Development Centre respectively. -Thursday, February 22, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 19 Canada mulls ceasefire agreement OTTAWA (CP) - The government is studying the Laos ceasefire agreement before deciding whether to augment its contribution to the International Control Commission as requested by Laos and Washington. An external affairs official said Wednesday Canada received a copy of the agreement after it Was signed. The treaty calls on the ICC to carry out the peace observer mission it was assigned by an international conference in 1962. Other members of the ICC are India and Poland. Washington and the Laotian government have asked Canada and the other two members to augment their ICC contingents to oversee the new ceasefire. Canada now has one military officer in Laos. An external affairs spokesman said augmentation of the ICC would require approval of at least two of the three ICC members. SOMETHING WRONG-TAP WATER ON FIRE EDMONTON (CP) - Sharon and Richard Weigelt knew something was wrong the day the tap water caught fire in their home. Mrs. Weigelt, working in her kitchen at North Cooking Lake, about 20 miles southeast of Edmonton, turned on the hot water tap. A flame shot from her gas stove and ignited the water. Officials say an underground coal layer covers much of the area and about 40 per cent of a sample of water taken from a tap was methane, a natural gas. Mr. Weigelt now carts home five gallons of water from Edmonton three or four times a week. lllll! Ha una joins protest cavalcade HANNA (CP) - Merchants from this community about 100 miles northeast of Calgary will participate Friday in a motor cavalcade from southern Alberta to the provincial legislature in Edmonton. Spokesman Bill Cross said the merchants are protesting repeal of the Communal Properties Act which restricted the purchase of land by Hutterite communities. The cavalcade is expected to reach the legislature about 1 p.m. Friday. E ELECTROHOME ... an extra degree of excellence 'ARMADA' 100% solid state. Varactor tuner. Black Matrix 26" tube. Instant on. Automatic fine tuning.  Automatic color and tint.  Beautiful Spanish cabinet by Deilcraft.  Serviced by our technicians. ACTIVE T.Y. SERVICE 1238 - 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-5020 iliS Think hockey's tough today? Not on your slapshot! You should have seen it way-back-when. A real man's game. And it called for a real man's beer. Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner. Slow-brewed and naturally aged for big beer flavour. It's the one thing that doesn't change. Alberta's original Pilsner is still a winner, year after year after year. Try it. You'll be a fan, too. ^ TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE - FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE %�thbriogf ;