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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January 16, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Travel agent accused CALGARY (CP) A Calgary travel agency operator appeared in provin- cial court Wednesday charged with evading about in federal income tax and filing four false statements over a four year period. Hyman Walter Garshman, operator of Garshman's Tours, was remanded without plea to Jan. 24. One charge alleges that he evaded payment of taxes on income of between Dec. and May which, if computed, would amount to about in tax- Baby dies of injuries CALGARY (CP) A 19 month old girl died in hospital Wednesday of in- juries received in beating, police reported. The baby, Christine Clark, was in serious condition when she was admitted to hospital Tuesday. Ronald David Quast, 19, of Calgary, was charged with assault causing bodily harm when he appeared in provin- cial court and was remanded in custody to Jan. 21. Lawyer faces charges EDMONTON (CP) The Law Society of Alberta will hear two charges April 3-4 against Edmonton lawyer Ed Achtem, one of the key witnesses in the Alberta Hous- ing Corp. (AHC) judicial hearing. Mr. Achtem is alleged to have shared his commissions with former AHC executive director Bob Orysuik while Mr. Orysuik was discharging a public duty. He is also alleged to have conspired with Mr. Orysuik in a tax evasion scheme concern- ing a warehouse which Mr. Achtem; owned for a brief period of time in the late 1960's. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Pincher Creek.. Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff......'.... 20 Calgary......... 27 Victoria 39 34 .09 Penticton 28 22 Prince Rupert 40 28 Prince George .19 -7 Kamloops 18 15 Vancouver 39 33 .03 Saskatoon 10 -5 Regina 15 -6 Winnipeg 2-20 .02 Toronto 26 19 .01 Ottawa 12 9 .14 Montreal 14 4 .08 St. John's 26 11 .02 Charlottetown 22 -3 Fredericton ____ 20 -5 Chicago 28 20 .01 New York 29 17 Miami 69 50 Las Vegas 63 31 Phoenix 75 36 Honolulu 78 68 Mexico City 68 27 Athens 54 45 Rome 50 41 Paris 59 50 London 48 45 Berlin 43 32 Amsterdam ____ 46 Madrid 50 45 Moscow 36 32 Stockholm 46 41 Tokyo 41 39 FORECAST: Lethbridge Calgary Medicine Hat regions Mainly sunny today and Friday. Occasional brisk westerly winds. Highs both days 30-35. Lows tonight 10-15. Columbia Kootenay regions Today, mainly sunny except mainly cloudy in valleys. Highs today near 20 except near 30 in southwestern valleys. Lows overnight zero to 5 above ex- cept near 20 over southwestern portions. Friday, increasing cloudiness with occasional snow spreading from the west. Highs Friday in the lower 20s except lower.30s over southwestern sections. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scattered snow showers most- ly mountains south portion today. Variable cloudiness tonight and Friday with few snow showers southwest por- tion tonight and south portion Friday. Gusty southwest winds along east slopes Friday. Warmer tonight and Friday. Highs today mostly 30s. Lows tonight 5 to 15 east 15 to 25 west. Highs Friday mostly 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Scattered rain or snow to- day and tonight. Partial clear- ing with few snow showers mostly mountains Friday. Highs today and Friday 25 to 35. Lows tonight 10 to 20: IT'S ON Our N CATCH-UP 75 SALE We re selling all our new 1975 AMC cars at over our cost at UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m., Jan. 16. Highway 3 West, Lethbridge to Fort Macleod: Bare and Dry. Fort Macleod to British Columbia Boundary: Oc- casional slippery sections. Trans-Canada West, Calgary to Banff: Mostly bare and dry with occasional slippery sections. Banff to Rogers Pass and Revelstoke: Generally bare with occasional slippery sec- tions which have been plowed and sanded. All other highways in Southern Alberta are reported to be bare and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway S a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 9a.m. to6p.m.; Kingsgateopen24hours; Pprthill- Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Times Mountain carpenters laid off FORT McMURRAY (CP) About 60 per cent of carpenters employed at Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s construction site have been laid off, an official of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners says. The union spokesman said only 56 of 160 carpenters were still working following the latest wave of layoffs this week. Similar reductions have been made in other trades at the site, he said. A heavy equipment operator, laid off Monday, said workmen at the site were "just cleaning up, doing odds and ends." So far the sudden increase in unemployment has not. been felt by local government assistance agencies. Gord Pollock, Canada Man- power manager, said a delay mechanism often operated in construction layoffs. If the construction force followed traditional patterns, most of the men would take a break of several weeks before they began searching for jobs, he said. New ambulance service study now under way EDMONTON (CP) Any legislation on the delivery of ambulance services in Alberta is at least two or three years away, a spokesman for Health Minister Neil Crawford says. The spokesman said a province wide study of am- bulance services by the Alberta Hospital Services Commission now is under way and will not be ready before that time. The study was initiated after the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) presented a brief to the government urg- ing the drafting of an Alberta Ambulance Services Act to standardize equipment and training procedures. Private ambulance operators also have asked for help in the face of rising costs. The AMA, in its brief, also suggested the co ordination of services on a regional basis and a study of the costs involv- ed in the province taking over or subsidizing ambulance operations. PWA shelves plan for extra flight Arlie Jesperson, vice president of the Alberta Am- bulance Operators Associa- tion and manager of Smith's Ambulance in Edmonton, said the provincial government must step in with some form of program to co ordinate the dispatch of calls on a regional basis. He said there now is nothing to prevent competing am- bulances from answering the same call and nothing to en- sure that if one firm's vehicle is not available, another's will he. The only legislation cover- ing ambulances now is con- tained in the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Service Vehicles Act, he said. Under that legislation, the only requirement to get into the business is to take a basic lifesaving course, buy a sta- tion wagon and mount a flashing light on it. Mr. Jesperson said much more training is needed in vehicle operation and paramedical techniques and that stricter regulations are needed to cover equipment. EDMONTON (CP) Pacific Western Airlines has temporarily shelved a plan to provide an extra daily flight to Fort McMurray, 250 miles north of Edmonton, a spokesman for the Alberta government owned firm said yesterday. PWA, which services Alber- ta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, and Seattle in addition to its charter operation, now operates three flights a day to Fort McMurray on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, four flights on Tuesday and Friday, one flight on Saturday and two on Sunday. The extra -daily flight to Fort McMurray, in the Athabasca oil sands area, was scheduled to start in April but has been deferred "because of a tightening up in all in- dustrial the spokesman said. In addition, he said a study now is under way to find out how many stewardesses will have to be laid off. He said there had been rumors the staff layoff was tied to the deferral of the ex- tra Fort McMurray flight but this was not correct. WHO WOULDN'T TIRE? The funnel web spider has been timed to cover a distance equivalent to 330 times its body length in 10 seconds, but at this rate tires quickly. PWA now employs 245 stewardesses and because "normal attrition has not oc- curred this there is an over-all surplus in the system and some of them will have to be laid off. He suggested that between 12 and 15 stewardesses would be laid off. The spokesman said the air- line is "streamlining" its operations because of the economic conditions, adding that there would be no reduc- tion in its service to the Northwest Territories. The airline also announced yesterday the opening of a million aircraft maintenance facility at Edmonton's In- dustrial Airport. Owned by the city, the facility has two hangers join- ed by shop and office areas and is leased on a long-term basis. Slli. Enjoy a Weekend cDeluxe cRoom For Two For One Night Regular Rale 00 SUNDAY Children Free Present this coupon upon arrival. Expires May 31 Reservation Phone reiex03-825678 THE CARRIAGE H0USE MOTOR INN 9030 Macleod TraH S E THE OSHRKIR CONNECTION is almost ready... Check List for 1975 Office Needs! O Staples D Paper Clips D Bull Dog Clips D Clip Boards D Arch File Boards D Steno Note Book D Speedy Memos D Garage Work Orders P Continuous Forms G Continuous Forms Machines D Statements D Sheet Protectors D Figuring Pads D Asso Fasteners D Acco Binders D Data Processing Binders D Brief Cases D Underarm Carrying Cases D Attache Cases D Rotary Files D Receipt Books Q Loose Leaf Binders D 2 Hole Punches D 3 Hole Punches D Desk Blotter Sets D Letter Trays D Desk Organizers D Posting Trays D Waste Baskets D Filing Cabinets D Insulated Filing Cabinets D Vertical Guides D Hanging Files D Floor Safes D Typing Stands D Wall Safes D Steno Desks Q Executive Desks D Chair Mats D Typewriters Portable Electric D Electric Calculators D Steno Chairs D Executive Chairs D Stacking Chairs D Reception Chairs D Pencils D Pencil Sharpeners O Ball Pens D Felt Pens D Ledger Sheets D Ledger Binders D Ledger Indexes D Columnar.Pads D Columnar Sheets D Columnar Books D Post Binders D Time Books q Payroll Books D Inventory Pads D Transfer Cases D Binding Cases D File Folders D Business Envelopes D Adding Machine Rolls D Adding Machine Ribbon D Typewriter Ribbon D Telex Paper O Card Cabinets D Index Cards D Index Guides D 1975 Calendar Refills D 1975 Diaries D Desk List Finders and Refills D Paper Cutters n Postal Scales D Bond Paper D Onionskin Paper D Canary Second Sheet Paper D Duplicating Paper D Duplicating Stencils n Duplicating Fluid D Mimeograph Paper a Mimep Ink n Mimeo Stencils D Copysette D Typewriter Carbon Paper D Pencil Carbon Paper D Carbon Rolls D Typing Erasers D Correction Fluid D Correction Tape D Scotch Tape D Rubber Bands D Staplers Phone our order desk or have one of our talesmen call! CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. Furnlturt Office Sato end Strvict 319 7th StrMt South It Service Count on usl Phom 327-4591 The quiet Clearout ONLY A SAMPLE OF THE SAVINGS HUNDREDS OF UNAOVERTISED SPECIALS 1-button AccuMatic 4: chassis for automatic brightness, Big 26" screen maximum reliability. contrast, color and tint. fine tuning Slide-out controls. Plug-in -modules for easy servicing. 6" hi-fi duocone speaker. Easy-rolling _____casters. Super AccuCplor black matrix picture tube. RCA Component Stereo Package Includes stereo amp. automatic turntable. 8 track tape deck, 2 huge speakers. Deluxe "Grey County" cabinet in contemporary walnut finish. RCA Portable Television Automatic button for color and tint.. RCA stand, headphone and 1 LP '198 26" Consolette TV Dark walnut color cabinet. Plug in modules for easy servicing. One button tuning for automatic brightness, contrast, color tint. Automatic fine tuning RCA S569 Stereo Cabinet Model Solid state amp for excellent sound on stereo records. 8 track built in tape. Built in jack for headphones and extension speakers '428 RCA Dryer Automatic, multi-option settings for regular, permanent press, fabric refreshener, air fulff .setting. No rust porcelain drum. Push to start safety button........... RCA Washer '209 Fully automatic mufti cycle double action washer with pre soak, pre scrub cycle for heavily soil- ed.garments. 1B Ib. capacity, 5 rinse and wash temperature selections.................. '349 RCA Dishwasher RCA Front load, 5 cycles, include double wash, rinse _ and hold, single wash, rinse dry, plate warmer. For everything from crystal stemware to baked on pots and pans '349 Gas Dryer Fully automatic, stops only when clothes are dry (no Variable heat settings for regular, permanent press, heavy, delicate and air fluff, and the lowest cost of oper- xfl ation with Alberta natural gas ;