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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES "WELL ESTABLISHED AUCTION MART In llio heart ol Southon Saskatchewan cattlo country. This mart Is soiling over 20.000 lioad ol catlle and 14.000 head of hogs pnr year. Pens and facilities to yard 3000 head including shed covoruiju lor 500. Rail spur in yard. This Is ah Idea! sot up tor auctioneer and order buyer to servico easlurn and U.S.A. market. Gross commissions 000 per year. Price A real going concern. Contact Larry rent Ogle at L. L. Ogle Real Estate and Auction Services. 606 Main North. Moose Jaw. Sask. 692-9990 day or night." 8522-8 KEY REALTY AND INSURANCE 328-6671 BUILDING CLEANING BUSINESS Excellent potential for young or semi retired couple. Income In excess ot per month. Business includes all equipment. M.LS. For further details Call A Key Realtor C5575-9 89 LOANS AND INVESTMENTS MORTGAGE MONEY FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S.-328-55-18 C5216-H SECOND MORTGAGE Rales as low as 14.98% Simple interest Cash available now Up to No bonuses ol hidden charges Pay o.ff ai anytime No prepayment penalty Enquiries welcome HOUSEHOLD REALTY CORPORATION LIMITED HOUSEHOLD FINANCE Corporation o! Canada 506 4TH AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA PHONE 327-151! 90 CONTRACTS Ceiling textured and basements developed. Free estimates. Phone 327-8469. 8281-30J DESIGN HOMES GENERAL CONTRACTOR. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS. FREE ESTIMATES. PHONE 328-9525. 8241-14 ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND DOORS. NO MAINTENANCE NO CHANGING PHONE JONES ROOFING. 328-5715. C1936-H Home improvements or renovations- Rumpus rooms, painting, etc. Reasonable rates. Phone 323- 7492. 8189-11 Tod Bingham Construction Custom Built Homes additions, rurrcus rooms and renovations. Phone 327- 3284. 4056-tl Circle K Excavating, 327-8123. Bob- cat specialists. Dirt and gravel leveling, snow removal. We can do any job for you. 7143-tf Interior, exterior painting, small carpentry jobs, roof repairs. Reasonable. Phone Bill 328- 9743. 4358-tf PRESTIGE HOMES AND CONSTR. Phone us for homes and home im- provements, garages, rumpus rooms and all cement work. Phone John 32B-0147 or Harry 327-0939. 756-tl Fences repaired, built. Miscellaneous building. Concrete patios, sidewalks, drives, steps, chimneys, all repairs. Jim 327-5087, 328- 3983. 7799-tf HANDY MAN SERVICES Serving home and industry. Garbage collection; yards, basements and gar- ages cleaned. Free estimates. Phone 328-4592. 8639-tf MURRAY FRY'S BOBCAT SERVICE Back hoeing, post hoe drilling, land- scaping, back filling, driveway, corrai cleaning, rototilling. No job'too small or too large. 327-5817. 2120-tf Trenching, .plowing, hoeing, in- stallations and supplies. Prairie Ditching Company PHONE 327-8280 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE SURROGATE COURT OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF LETHBRIDGE NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS IN THE ESTATE OF CATORINUS VAN WYK, late of the City ol Lethbridge, in the Province of Alber- ta, Retired, deceased who died on the 12th day of December, A.D. 1974. TAKE NOTICE that all persons having claims upon the estate of the above named must file with the Royal Trust Company. P.O. Box 386. in the City of Lethbridye. in the Province of Alber- ta, by the 12th day of February. A.D. 1975 a full statement o( their claims and oJ securities held by them. THE ROYAL TRUST COMPANY by their Solicitors and Agents HUCKVALE, WILDE KRUSHEL 612 3rd Aveneu South Lethbridge. Alberta THE FAMILY CI Births, Deaths, In Memoriams Cards Of Thanks BIRTHS MYERS Vcrn and Eileei Myers are pleased to an nounce the arrival of theii son, Jason Douglas Tyler Myers, 2800 grams. Born Dec 3l', 1974. (Insured) POULIN Herman and Brigitte are proud to an nounce the birth of their firs child Isabelle Brigitte. Born December The prom grandparents are Mr. am Mrs. Paul E. Boulianne, Mr and Mrs. Gerard Poulin botl of St. Paul, Alberta. DEATH GROVER Merlin, passe away in Lethbridge on Mon day, January 1975 at Ilii-iij; of 48 years, beloved husbam of Mrs. Gail Grovcr of 221 15th Ave. S. Mr. Orover wa born October 29. i Lethbridge. He was raisei and educated in Wrchtham where he was later in tin farm and gasoline busines: with his father and brother He later formed Grovers Propane. Was an avid lover o sports and music and played in several local bands. He is survived by his wife, Gail three daughters, Mrs. Myron (Judith) Starner of Coalhurst Mrs. Harry (Lana) Nakamura of Calgary, and Sharon o Lethbridge; a son, Donald of Lethbridge: a granddaughter Kristeen Starner and his mother Mrs. Thelma Grover of Wrentham. He was predeceased by his father in 1963 and his brother in 1972 Funeral services will be helc Thursday, January 9, 1975 at p.m. in the Lethbridge Stake Chapel (28th St. and Scenic with Bishop Ralph Oler officiating. Inter- ment will follow in the Moun- tain View Cemetery. Friends may meet the family from p.m. until service time at the church. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C5615 PUBLIC NOTICES. NOTICE My wife, Roberta Jane Toews. having eft my bed and board, I will no longer "ie responsible lor any debts incurred iy her. Signed GARY TOEWS J23 NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF ASSESSMENT ROLL 1975 VILLAGE OF WARNER PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Notice is hereby given that the 1975 assessment roll of Ihe said municipality, made under the ofThe Municipal Taxation Act has been prepared and will, for hirty (30) days be open to inspection it the office of the Secretary- 'reasurer ol the Village during lusiness hours and that any person who desires to object to t! e entry of is name or thai ol any o'rier person upon the said roll shall lodge his omplaints in writing with the ecretary-treasurer of the Village. Dated this Bth day ol January. 1975. Phyllis Hedberg Secretary-Treasurer. J22 IRRIGATION ACT Application to Change Area of a District (Section 10) 'ARE NOTICE that unless a written objection from any person having a bona fide interest in the matter is filed on or before February 1. 1975 with he Irrigation Council. Agriculture iuilding. 9718 107th Street. Edmon- Alberta, or (hat the petition be heard by the district court instead of he Local Authorities Board the louncil may approve Ihe petition to iclude parcels in the Bow River rrigation District for the purpose'of water rights to sprinkler irrigate 141 acres in the N.W. 15-13-18-W4. 140 icres in the S.W. 22-13-18-W4. and, 43 acres in Ihe EV4 22-13-18-W4 aetitioned by Raymond A. Speaker; 32 acres in the 33-15-19-W4 setitioned by Larry E. Holland; 100 cres in the S.E. 36-13-17-W4 setilioned by Domenec D'Agone. J21 RCUS "This is Mark. He's my fifth best friend." DFATHS GIliA Passed away in the city on Monday, January 6 197-5, Mr. John Giba at the agt of 84 years of 219 2nd Ave. S Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed, MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C5610 THOMAS George, belov- ed husband of Mrs. Nellie Thomas of Hardieville, pass- ed away in the city on Tues- day, January 7th, 1974 Funeral announcements later by CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD. Directors of Funeral Service. C5C14 KONNO Passed away in Tabor on Tuesday, January 7, 1975, Mr. Yukio Konno at the age of 76 years, beloved hus- band of tiie late Mrs. Haru Konno. Funeral arrangements will be announced when com- pleted by REARDON HUMPHRIES FUNERAL SERVICE LTD., Taber. C5612 GREENE Rosanna Archibald, beloved wife of the late Portineus Greene, passed away in Salt Lake City on Sun- day, January 5th, 1975 at the age of 74 years. Funeral ser- vices will be held in The Cardston Alberta Stake Chapel on Friday, January 10th at p.m.. Bishop Stan Johnson officiating. Friends may meet with the family in the Relief Society Room of the church from noon until service time. Interment will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. SALMON FU- NERAL HOME LTD., Card- ston, Directors of Funeral Services. C5613 TALBOT Thomas Henry, beloved husband of Ann Talbot of 8332 33rd Ave. N.W., Calgary, passed away at Holy Cross Hospital Monday, January 6th, 1975 at the age of 62 years. Born at Pincher Creek, the fourth son of the late Tom and Sarah Talbot, pioneers of the Springridge District. He served overseas during the Second World War for the Calgary Highlanders. He was predeceased by three brothers, Roy, Dick and Per- cy. Survivors include his wife Ann; one son David, Edmon- ton; one brother, George of High Prairie; four sisters, Mrs. Bernice Charlesworth, Mrs. Arthur Charlesworth, Mrs. Ted Dragland, all of Lethbridge and Mrs. George Bell of Bassano. Funeral ser- vices will be held in Jacques Funeral Parlor, 240 17th Ave. S.W., Calgary at p.m. Friday, January 10th. No flowers by request. 8664 SODERQUIST Passed away in the city on Monday, January 6, 1975, following a engthy illness, Mrs. Olive Christina Soderquist at the age of 69 years of the Blue Sky Lodge, formerly of Car- mangay, beloved wife of the ate Mr. Fred Julius Soder- quist. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, the late Mrs. Soderquist came to the Carmangay district in 1910 with her parents. She was very active in the U.C.W. and the Hospital Auxiliary in Car- mangay. In June of 1974 she came to Lethbridge where she lad resided until her passing. She is survived by one son, Mr. Vernon Lloyd Soderquist of Lethbridge; one daughter VIrs. Gladys E. Gardippe of Abbotsford, B.C.; eight grandchildren; two sisters, vlrs. Helen Anderson of Car- mangay, Mrs. R. L. (Jessie) 'letcher of Penticton, B.C.; .wo brothers Mr. Wallace W. rfiller and Mr Kenneth L. Wilier, both of Carmangay. She was predeceased by her uisband in 1964. The funeral service will be held at p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 975. in Carmangay 'United Church, with Rev. J. T. Wood officiating. Interment will 'ollow in the Family Plot. Carmangay Cemetery. Those ivho wish may pay their respects at the church from p.m. until prior to the .ime of service. In lieu of lowers, those who wish may donate to the Carmangay Jnited Church Memorial 'und or the Alberta Heart 'oundation Mrs. M. N. Wray, 1705 15th St. S., .ethbridge. MARTIN BROS. Directors of Funeral Service. Phone 328-2361. C5611 DEATHS KIERSZKO Passed awaj in the city on Tuesday January 7, 1975, Mrs. Mark Magdalena Kierszko at the age of 79 years of 515 19th St S., beloved wife of the late Mr. Vincent Joseph Kierszko Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of F'uneral Service. C5609 MILNER Samue William passed away suddenly in Calgary, Januar 6, 1975. Funeral services wil be held in Richmond, B.C. on Thursday at 1 p.m. Survivors include one son, Bob in Delta B.C.; one granddaughter; two sisters, Mrs. Delberi (Kathleen) Kearns of Bur- naby, B.C., and Mrs. Bud (Joyce) Erickson of the city. Mr. Milner was a member ol the i.O.O.K Lodge of this city. 8665 IN MEMORIAM LEDUKE Terry Lynn In loving memory of a dear daughter, Terry Lynn, who passed away January 8, 1972. There is someone who mis- ses you sadly in the house where you used to be. Someone who tried to save you, but God willed it not to be. In tears I watched you suf- fer, and slowly fade away. God alone knows how much we miss you as I walk through the house every day missed by Mom, Ronnie, Wade and Grand- ma. 8640 CARDS OF THANKS KEAYS We would like to thank our friends who sent ex- pressions of sympathy, flowers, cards and words, at the time of the sudden passing of our father, Arthur Keays. They were very much appreciated. Sanderson Eileen Urvold 8604 Mrs. Nixon's Grade Four Class at Galbraith School would like to thank everyone for supporting their raffle for their field trip to Banff. Raf- fle winners were: 1st prize Mrs. Marilyn Snedden, 328 Rideau Court 2nd prize Mr. J. McLeod, 1414 16th St. N. 3rd prize Mrs. Verna Prive, 1102 20th St. N. RIDLEY We wish to ex- press our sincere thanks to our relatives, friends and neighbors for flowers, cards and gifts of food or help in anyway during our recent sorrow. Rev. Heffelfinger's message was much appreciated, also the kindness of the Kinniburgh Women's Institute and Afternoon Unit of U.C.W. in serving lunch. Ridley, Rowland family and Myers families. 8623 HEUSDENS We would like to thank our friends for the many acts of kindness shown us following the loss of our dear daughter, Leanne. The expressions of sympathy, ;he floral tributes, the con- xibutions to the Cup of Milk Tund in Leanne's memory and he many personal visits will ic remembered always. Our leartfelt thanks go out to everyone who helped us :hrough this most trying time. Peter and Anne Heusdens Patterns Quickie Partners IMtlNTKI) I'ATTEKN Search no more you've found the quickie tops you want to team with pants, shorts, skirts! Save dollars whip them up in cotton blends. Printed Pattern 4710: Women's Sizes 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48. Half Sizes 1214, 1414, for each pattern cash, cheque or money order. Add 15t each pattern for first class mail and special handling. Print plainly Size, Name, Address, Style Number. Send to Anne Adams, Lethbridge Herald, Pattern Department, 60 Progress Avenue, Scar- borough, Ontario. MIT 4P7. Easy Crochet! Whip up sportive trio to delight a lively young lady! JUST ONE FLAT PIECE For each. Crochet coat, cap, long scarf of worsted. Makes, a great gift. Easy pattern stitch single, double crochet. Pattern 7251: Sizes 2- 12 included. for each cheque or money order. Add each >attern for first class mail and special handling to Uice Brooks, Lethbridge lerald, Needlecraft Department, 60 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, On- ario. MIT 4P7. GOES TO TAIWAN JAKARTA (AP) Teruo Vakamura, a Taiwan native vho spent 30 years hiding in a ungle as a Japanese soldier, eft the Indonesian capital Vednesday for Taipei. Naka- mura spent two weeks ecuperating from tropical malaria in a hospital after lie was flown here from the sland of Morotai in the loluccas where he surren- ered Dec. 19. He had been potted earlier by a villager who informed authorities. Wednesday, January 8, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 31 Edmonton man charged with accepting gift EDMONTON (CT) William McKinnon "carried the ball" in merging two in- surance companies, a preliminary hearing into a charge against Mr. McKinnon of unlawfully accepting an ad- vantage or benefit was told Tuesday. Mr. McKinnon is charged with accepting from Albert Jaasma, president of Cosmopolitan Life Assurance Co., without the written con- sent of his superiors. Mr. McKinnon was a financial analyst with the superinten- dent of insurance branch from 1967 to 1970. John Macl'hee, former superintendent of insurance, testified Mr. McKinnon handl- ed most of the planning for the merger of Cosmopolitan and Seaboard Life Insurance Co. "He was constantly on top of what was going on at Mr. MacPhce said. Mr. Macl'hee said he never discussed Mr. McKinnon's accepting money from Mr. Jaasma with the former financial analyst. The merger was part of a procedure to prevent Cosmopolitan from failing. Mr. McKinnon did the: bulk of the examinations on Cosmopolitan before the planned merger and "lie was the technician and we relied on the work he'd done." Mr. MacPhce said he was more worried about the management of Cosmopolitan than about its financial problems and added Mr. Jaasma "was a promoter and not an administrator." "Mr. McKinnon. in fact the entire life insurance industry, said to me repeatedly that Mr. Jaasma should be prosecuted. But there was no way it could he done under the insurance act." Asbestos in water supply claimed cause of cancer TORONTO (CP) Dr. Morton Shulman, NDP member of the Ontario legislature, said Tuesday that information to be released in the United States next week suggests asbestos in drinking water "can cause gastro- intestinal cancer." Dr. Shulman, who last month warned of high levels of asbestos particles in drink- ing water in communities on the Great Lakes, told a news conference the Ontario government is taking chances with the lives of Ontario residents through its "wait and see" stance. The NDP member said he believes that asbestos in drinking water is a "far more serious carcinogen (cancer- causing agent) than tobacco." Canada investment heavy in Caribbean By ROBERT TRUMBULL New York Times Service BRIDGETOWN, Barbados Canadian involvement in the emerging islands of the sunny Caribbean is in- creasing. With colonial rule ended in I but a few islands, the British commercial influence has declined. In Barbados, for example, although Britain remains the biggest single trading partner, Canada and the United States together ac- counted for more than 54 per cent of the foreign trade last year, and their proportion is rising. 'The British ties are loosen- ing partly by desire and partly by a Canadian diplomat said. Some west Indians feel that the British have deserted them by joining the European Economic Community, while others sometimes feel that they have to push the British out." Canadian commercial in- volvement, most visible in banking insurance and tourism, is expanding. Air Canada assists the troubled regional line, LIAT, an acronym of Leeward Islands Air Transport. The Canadian national sport, ice hockey, is played in- doors with equipment made lere under Canadian direction >y Barbadians who have never seen a real rink. Fugitives from the biting Canadian winter have out- numbered American visitors his year for the first time in ush, warm Barbados. The Canadian presence is jervasive. Many hotels are Canadian-owned, and a tourist ooking for a Canadian bank in the smallest planta- ion town may have a choice if three. The Barbados radio relays tie Canadian national news iroadcast several times a iay. It would be difficult to find a iritish island or former Jritish island anywhere in the inglish-speaking Caribbean vithout some permanent con- picuous Canadian con- ribution. A fish-packing plant in in- ependent Grenada-, a school n semi-independent St. Kitts nd an airfield in Montserrat, 'hich prefers to remain a olony, are a few samples mong many improvement projects funded by Ottawa. The Canadians concentrate on developing water resources, air transport facilities, education and agriculture. The ultimate ob- jective of all the projects, however, is to provide an in- viting climate for investment in tourism, the principal in- dustry. There is also a reverse attraction of the tiny, struggl- ing islands for a huge and kindly neighbor. A year ago the minuscule Turks and Caicos Islands, remnants ol the once extensive British Empire in the Caribbean, petitioned for annexation by Canada. Ottawa demurred. Tourism according to a survey by experts from the United States, Canada and Britain a few years ago is "the key sector that would stimulate self-sustained economic growth in the region." "Recognizing that actual tourist facilities should be financed by private capital, the survey stressed that this capital could be attracted only if the governments in the region developed the necessary infrastructure of social and educational in- a report on the survey stated. He advised persons drinking water from tlie Great Lakes, particularly families with young children, to install stills in their homes. Dr. Shulrnan said he has been told a filtration system to remove asbestos from Toronto drinking water would cost about Individual units for homes cost between S180 and 5200, he said. Dr. Shulman said his latest information came from a leading participant in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPAI conference on the biological effects of ingested asbestos, held in November, 1973, in Durham, N.C. Minutes'of that conference, to be published by the EPA next week, show that none of the scientists consulted by the U.S. government agency was willing to dispel suggestions of a link between ingested asbestos and cancer of the stomach or bowel, he said. Dr. Shulman said that among them, Prof. Sam Epstein, professor of en- vironmental health at Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, told him Monday: "Every effort must be made at once to remove the asbestos from our drinking water." Dr. Shulman said Prof. Ep- stein admitted there is no legal proof that drinking the water causes cancer "but there is no question that asbestos is a carcinogen." However, Prof. Epstein said in a telephone interview Tuesday the report would not be "particularly helpful" in resolving the drinking water controversy. He said the conference did not deal with asbestos in its relation "specifically to drinking water" and no studies on animals have es- tablished a link. Survey lops 300 feet off high mountain peak OTTAWA (CP) More than 300 feet have been lop- ped off Mount Logan, the highest peak in Canada. The height of the mountain has been unofficially lowered following surveys by federal scientists which set its height at feet, 330 feet less than its official height. The mountain, in the south- west corner of the Yukon in the St. Elias mountain range, is the second highest in North America, behind Mount McKinley in Alaska. Even with 330 feet lopped off, however, the mountain is still the highest in the country and second highest on the con- tinent, ahead of 18.700-foot Mount Citlaltepec in Mexico. The new height was deter- mined last'summer by envi- ronment department glatio- logists on a helicopter-aided expedition, a department spokesman said. The scientists used in- struments called tell- urometers, which measure distances by determining the time it takes radio waves to travel 'from one point to an- other, and theodolites, which measure angles between the horizontal and mountain peaks. The official height of feet is based on the findings of a 75-year-old method which superimposes photographs of mountain peaks above the known horizon and measures angles from the photographs. The spokesman estimated the new calculations are accu- rate to plus or minus 10 feet. However, the adjusted height won't go into the record books until it is approved. By Gene Fawcette TWO-M-OHSBIKE A NEW BICYCLE-BUILT-FOR- TWO CAN ALSO BE UNBUILT FORONE. SELF-ALIGNING LEVER LATCHeS PERMIT FAST REMOVAL OFTHE CENTER SECTION SO A BI- CYCLE WITH A SINGLE SEAT AND SPROCKET REMAINS... Virtuoso to perform Jan. 15 Flamenco guitarist Mario Escudero will perform Jan. 15 at the Yates Memorial Centre. He has performed for audiences across Europe and the United States. The New York Times called Mario Escudero "a Spanish Flamenco guitarist of truly virtuosic stature a musician of taste and refreshing thoughtfulness." His performance at the Yates, part of the University of Lethbridge Concert series, will begin at p.m. Tickets are available at Leister's Music, University of Lethbridge and the Yates immediately prior to the performance. ;