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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, January 10, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Pregnant clerk stabbed KDMONTON (CP) A pregnant grocery store clerk was stabbed four times by a lone bandit in what became the first of three armed hold- ups in the city, two of them at banks. Police said Lucia Chu, 27, was taken to hospital after be- ing stabbed in the neck and ab- domen. The bandit escaped with about A 20-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with the incident. Layoffs story rapped GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) The Chamber of Commerce sail! Thursday a published report about the effect of re- cent layoffs of woodsworkers and plant employees here was exaggerated. The chamber said the report, carried by The Cana- dian Press, was highly sen- sationalized and quoted a number of figures that were out of context. The figures in question were not specified. Firm 'playing polities' FORT McMURRAY (CP) Provincial NDP Leader Grant Motley said Thursday that Syncrude Canada Ltd. is "playing politics with jobs" as it prepares to announce layoffs at its Oil Sands extrac- tion plant construction site near this northeastern Alberta community. He said in an interview that Syncrude is laying off people to create a climate of fear. "They're using the same kind of scare tactics the oil in- dustry has used by moving some offices from Calgary." Mr. Notley said Syncrude's long term strategy is to force the Canadian government to allow domestic oil prices to rise to world levels of to S12 a barrel. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lcthbridge -2 Pincher Creek -4 Medicine Hat 8 Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria 38 Penticton 29 Prince Rupert 20 Prince George Kamloops Vancouver 33 Saskatoon 1 Regina 15 Winnipeg 28 Ottawa 38 Montreal 38 St. John's 29 Halifax Charlottetown 29 25 Chicago 43 Los Angeles 61 Las Vegas 51 Honolulu 82 Mexico City 70 Athens Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam..... 46 41 Stockholm 41 36 Tokyo 50 36 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat Regions To- day and Saturday: Cloudy periods. An occasional light snowflurry. Highs both days around 10 below. Lows near 25 below. Columbia, Kootenay Regions Today and Satur- day, sunny with a few cloudy periods. Isolated snowflurries. Continuing cold. Highs both days zero to 10 above. Lows tonight 20 to 25 below in the east and near zero elsewhere. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Continued cold today and Saturday with scattered snows west and south. Highs today 5 below to 10 above ex- cept 20s southwest. Lows tonight 5 below to 20 below. Highs Saturday 5 below to 10 above. Wesl of Continental Divide Colder with scattered snows today and Saturday. Highs today 15 to 25. Lows tonight 5 above to 5 below. Highs Saturday 5 to 15 above. Union eyes Cominco workers TRAIL, B.C. (CP) The Canadian Association of In- dustrial, Mechanical and Allied Workers has been ask- ed to renew its attempt to win union representation over about Cominco employees in Trail, Kimberley and Salmo, B.C. The workers currently belong to the United Steelworkers of America, which defeated a CAIMAW raid on its large bargaining unit last year. The decision to request CAIMAW to resume organiz- ing at Cominco was made by the union's organizing com- mittee in Trail at a meeting earlier this week. On the basis of the local re- quest, CAIMAW officials have scheduled a rank and file meeting next Monday in Trail. CAIMA-W national secretary treasurer Jess Succamore said yesterday in Vancouver "we want to ex- amine this properly to make sure it's not just a few diehard supporters asking us back in." Mr. SUccamore said the un- ion is especially anxious to determine its strength among the 850 Cominco employees in Kimberley, where CAIMAW had little support during its previous organizing drive. Chief fired NELSON, B.C. (CP) Mayor Tex Mowatt said Thursday he has relieved the chief of police, Clifford Barager, 48, of 'his duties because of internal problems in the police department. Mr. Barager, who had serv- ed with the RCMP for 24 years, had been chief for the last two years. IT'S ON Our CATCH-UP 75 SALE We're selling all our new 1975 AMC ears at over bur cost at UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter Century" 302 3rd Ave. S, AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m.. Jan. 10. The following Highways are reported mostly bare in the driving lanes with occasional slippery sections: Highway 3 West, Lethbyidge to Fort Macleod and B.C. Boundary. Highway 4, Lethbridge to Coutts. Highway 2 North, Fort Macleod to Calgary and Ed- monton. Highway 23, .Junction Highway 3 to Vulcan and High River. Trans-Canada East, Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swift Current. Trans Canada West, Calgary to Banff, Rogers Pass and Revelstoke. All other highways in southern Alberta are reported to be bare with occasional slippery sections. PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Chief Mountain, closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to li p.m. (Times Mountain Malpractice decision appealed CALGARY (CP) The parents of a 19-year-old woman who suffered perma- nent brain damage during medical treatment at a Banff hospital 15 years ago will appeal a lower court decision denying their malpractice suit against the hospital and several medical staff members. Betty and Veija Teismaki, parents of Teija Teismaki, appear on the Alberta Supreme Court appeals list for a hearing Jan. 27. The Teismakis sought million from Banff Mineral Springs Hospital and a group of doctors and nurses for malpractice which allegedly occurred at the hospital Oft 13, I960. Legislature dales set VICTORIA (CP) The British Columbia legislature will sit again Feb. 17, and the spring session officially will get under way the following day. Feb. 18, Premier Dave Barrett said here. Oil profits reports misleading CALGARY (CP) The of the Canadian Petroleum Association said Thursday that broadcast reports that the oil industry was making excessive profits were misleading. "We agree that earnings of the oil industry improved in the first nine months of 1974 primarily because of increas- ed volumes and John S. Poyen said in a statement. But many of the company earning reports did not include the "negative im- pact" of the resource taxa- tion measures introduced in the Nov. 18 federal budget and retroactive to May (J, he said. Mr. Poyen quoted a state- ment by Finance Minister John Turner that "business profits are not being squandered on excessive payouts to shareholders." The CPA president said a more proper assessment of the oil industry's earnings performance is its rate of return on investment. ".Statistics Canada reported' for a rate of return on the industry's total assets of only 8.3 per cent and that was probably our best Mr. Poyen said. "This is just not good enough for a sector of the economy engaged in the high risk of exploration and facing massive capital needs to generate new supplies of oil and gas which are basic to the future economic well being of our country." He said the best indicator of the industry's earnings per- formance is the stock market. The western oils index on the Toronto Stock Exchange Blunged to an eight year low in early December. LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY announces the opening of an EXHIBITION of WATER together with a RECORDER CONCERT by the DULIET PLAYERS SAT., JAN. 11 p.m. THEATRE GALLERY ADMISSION FREE COLORS QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Ccftilicd Denial Mechanic 303 5th Street South Metcalf Building PHONE 328-7684 REGISTERED RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN A Matter of Common Sense 'NDERSON UENCIES 327-1657 CJOC PROUDLY PRESENTS: IN PERSON THE ORIGINAL -HARLEM vs THE NEW YORK NATIONALS PLUS GREAT HALF TIME ENTERTAINMENT Featuring: World Table Tennis Champions Rdbert Ashley, U.S. Champ and Steve Dodgen Norwegian Champ, Sword Balancing Star: Vinb Veriito Rope Twitters: CarmeJ Kim Gowen LETHBRIDGE SPORTSPLEX SUNDAY, JAN. 12th, P.M. Advance Tickets at SportspleX Box Office Tickets Also Available At The Door 1975 CANADA WINTER GAMES EVENT TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 13TH! At Various Locations Throughout Southern Alberta Tickets To All Events Available At: I OR CLIP AND MAIL THIS CONVENIENT TICKET ORDER FORM! WINTER GAMES TICKET and INFORMATION CENTRE (Old Lethbridge Public Library Building) DOWNTOWN LETHBRIDGE 3rd Ave., 6th St. S. the following VENUE SITES I Session .No....... I No....... I No....... I No....... No....... lotal x S5 00 (Opening Ceremonies) x .50 x SI.50 x .50 x 1.50 x .50 x 1.50 x .50 x 1.50 x .50 x 1.50 x S2.00 x 2.00 x 2.00 x 2.00 x 2.00 Certified CdaquB, Money Order or Gill Certificate Enclosed For BLAIRMOBE Simpsons Sears Sales Office BOW ISLAND Southern Alberta Co-Op GARDSTON Meyers Men's Wear CLARESHOLM Wall's Shoes COALDALE Coaldale Sportsplex FORT MACLEOD Fort Mideod Arena PINCHER CREEK Winter Games Office, Town Hill TABER later Recreation Office PICTURE BUTTE Fletchers Mayfair Foods STANDOFF Blood Tribe Administration Office PLEASE NOTE: Tickets in these locations available only for those events j CITY being .held at a venue site in that town. MASTER CHARGE No.. NAME (Please Print) STREET.............. CHARGEX PROVINCE POSTAL CODE. Mail To. EVENT TICKETS, 1975 JEUX CANADA OAMES P.O. BOX 1975 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA SIGNATURE....... PLEASE ORDER TICKETS BY SESSION NUMBER (Only a Limited Number of Tickets Available for each Session Sold on a first come, first serve 1975 CANADA WINTER GAMES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS OPENING CEREMONIES LETHBRIDGE SPORTSPLEX TUESDAY, FEB. 11 Per Person Session No. 255-FINAL HOCKEY EVENT AND CLOSING CEREMONIES CODE: M-Morning A-Afternoon E-Evening Event TICKET PRICES: Students Adults .500 1.50 Evening 1.50 1.50 FINAL 2.00 2.00 (Students, Grades 12) No Reserve Seatsl No Refunds or Exchange on Tickets! ;