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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, January 18, 1975 THE LETHBBIDGE HERALD 3 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather Charges dropped against stores Pressure low Pressure CoW From Worm Frort Forecasts for Alberta and northeastern British Columbia issued by Environment Canada at 6 a.m. MST., Jan. for Saturday. A ridge of high pressure aloft is maintaining a stable weather pattern over Alberta and northeastern British Colum- bia. This morning the Arctic front is lying on a line from Cold Lake to Peace River. Temperatures are generally between 5 to 15 below north of the front and ranging from 15 to 25 above south of the front. Little change in the weather is forecast for the weekend. I will remain generally sunny and mild south of the Arctic fron and cloudy with occasional snowflurries north of the front. FORECAST Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat Clearing early this afternoon. Winds westerly 15 to 25. Highs near 40. Sunday most ly sunny. Lows 15 to 20. Highs near 40. Columbia Kootenay Today, cloudy with sunny periods. Occasional snow flurries mainly Kootenay district this mor- ning. Sunday, cloudy with sunny periods. Highs both days low 20s. Lows tonight 10 to 20. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy with scattered rain or snow showers today decreasing to few showers over the mountains Sunday. No important temperature changes. Highs both days 35 to 50. Lows tonight 15 to 30. West of Continental Divide Occasional rain or snow today decreasing to scattered rain or snow Sunday. Highs both days 30 to 40. Lows tonight 15 to 25. CROSS-CANADA WEATHER BRITISH COLUMBIA Periods of rain on coastal areas Snow inland. ALBERTA Mostly sunny in the south. Cloudy with oc- casional snow flurries in the north. SASKATCHEWAN Cloudy with occasional light snow ex- cept sunny in the north. MANITOBA Sunny in the north. Cloudy in the south. A few snow flurries in the extreme south. ONTARIO Sunny and cold in the extreme northwest. Cloudy elsewhere with occasional snow. QUEBEC Cloudy with occasional snow. MARITIME PROVINCES Clouding over followed by snow late in the day. NEWFOUNDLAND Cloudy with snowflurries. TEMPERATURES SUN SETS TONIGHT PM SUN RISE SUNDAY AM Lethbridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek.. Grande Prairie Edmonton Jasper Banff Calgary......... 45 Penticton....... 33 Kamloops....... 25 Vancouver...... 44 Saskatoon....... 25 Regina 31 Winnipeg...... 24 Toronto......... 27 Ottawa......... 6 Montreal 8 Chicago 33 Minneapolis..... 27 Miami.......... 75 27 32 22 16 24 28 .03 30 31 .60 22 .55 40 .52 16 19 .06 20 .01 2 -5 28 .08 25 .13 68 .78 Washington Los Angeles... San Francisco. Denver Las Vegas ___ Phoenix Honolulu...... Athens Rome Paris......... London Berlin........ Amsterdam Brussels Madrid....... Moscow Stockholm Tokyo Hong Kong___ Singapore 40 31 82 55 55 46 54 34 67 39 77 45 80 65 41 55 63 52 45 50 45 41 46 37 46 37 48 37 52 43 28 27 39 36 48 28 61 55 86 73 IT'S ON Our x CATCH-UP 75 SALE We're selling all our new 1975 AMC cars at over out cost at UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway 8 i.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Times Mountain CALGARY (CP) Four- teen charges laid against Southland Corporation (Canada) Ltd. under a city bylaw were dropped in provin- Blood supply normal again CALGARY (CP) The blood supply in Calgary is back to normal, Ralph Ridley, Red Cross blood donor organizer, said Friday. Calgarians have responded to a Red Cross appeal last weekend, when the supply dropped to below a week's normal requirements, he said. During 'the last week, Calgarians have donated more than units. Mr. Ridley said the normal daily require- ment is 100 units. cial court Friday. The charges against Southland, proprietors of 7- Eleven Stores in Calgary, were withdrawn following a district court ruling nine days ago that the controversial bylaw was not binding on city retail outlets. The ruling by Judge James Kidd said city council lacked the power to regulate the number and age of employees in overnight businesses. The bylaw was passed by council last November and banned overnight trade in stores other than gas stations, except where two employees over the age of 18 were on the premises at all times. E. P. Adolphe, chief crown prosecutor, said the charges could only be-returned to court if Judge Kidd's ruling were overturned on appeal by council. Gov't comes to aid of forest industry FRED PEACOCK EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government moved Friday to provide financial assistance to the province's forest industry following the collapse of lumber prices dur- ing the last few months. Industry Minister Fred Peacock, in a news release, said the government would initiate a two pronged program which offers loans and cuts interest rates. The plan, will "provide the necessary funds for the in- dustry to continue operations and stockpile inventories of logs and lumber until prices recover this recovery is ex- pected to be later this he said. 'Mr. Peacock said the program will help maintain employment among large and small operators, particularly in northern areas for native people and help limit rising welfare costs. CORRECTION! In Art Williams Travel ad that appeared in The Lethbridge Herald on page 17, Thursday, Jan. 16th the phone number should have read 328-3201 and not 327-3201 as appeared DR. GARY L. PACK OPTOMETRIST Wishes to announce the opening of his office, for the practice of his profession FAMILY MEDICAL DENTAL CENTRE 2931 -20th Ave. S. Lethbridge FOR APPOINTMENT CALL 329-0200 ottman INTERNATIONAL U.S.and Canada COAST TO COAST TRANSMISSION PREVENT TRANSMISSION TROUBLE with a Guarantee Against Mechanical Failure for 6 Months or Miles. Road Test Drain Relilf Fluid Remove Pan Visuil Inspection Adjust Binds Linkage New Pan Gasket Clean Sump Screen Condition Permitting 329-3242 13113th Street North Should aprovince as rich as Alberta have such poorly staffed hospitals? Alberta has just received an extra billion dollars in oil revenues. Yet some of the province's most needed workers are forced to live on poverty- level pay. Our hospital employees. As a result, Alberta hospitals are becoming dangerously short-staffed. Some are at only 65% capacity. And your health services are suffering badly. The provincial government is unwilling to pay hospital employees a living wage. So they simply cannot provide for their families. Or cope with inflation. Consequently, they're leaving hospital work in growing numbers. hospital Many go to B.C., where hospital pay rates are much fairer. A cleaner can make a month more. Alberta hospital workers want, and deserve, similar rates. They badly need an increase now. But the province is holding back. Even though that extra money is in the treasury. The government is being very unfair with hospital workers. But they're also seriously jeopardizing your health care. So we're asking you to support our campaign for fair treatment. To us it's a matter of livelihood. To you, it may be a matter of saving your hospital service. Tell them you care about your health care. Canadian Union of Public Employees. hospital workers and their families. ;