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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, January THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather Precipitation H High Prtssurt L Low Pressure Cold Frbni Warm Front MOSTLY CLEAR WEATHER Synopsis The Arctic front is moving southward across Central and Southern Alberta to- day accompanied by cloudy skies snow and slowly dropping temperatures. Winds will become northerly and gusty behind the front as it moves southward. Partial clearing will occur over much of Northern Alberta tonight with minimum temperatures dropping to the zero to 20 below range. Skies will continue cloudy over the southern half of Alberta on Sunday with afternoon temperatures in the 20 to 30 above range. -No return to milder temperatures can be expected for several days. Forecast Lethbridge Sunny becoming cloudy with snow-Hurries by mid afternoon. Winds becoming north 20 and gusty by mid afternoon. Highs near 40. Cloudy tonight and Sunday with periods of light snow. Lows near 20. Highs near 35. Calgary, Medicine Hat Sunny this morning. Snowflurries this afternoon. Winds this afternoon north 20 and gusty. Highs near 35. Cloudy on Sunday with oc- casional fight snow. Lows near 15. Highs near 30. Edmonton Cloudy today with occasional light snow. Afternoon temperatures near 20 above. Partial clearing tonight. Lows near zero. Cloudy periods on Sunday. Highs near 20 above. Columbia Kootenay Today mostly cloudy. Widely scattered snowflurries. Sunday mostly sunny Highs today 25 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 15. Highs Sunday 20 to 25. MONTANA East of Continental storm watch tonight and Sunday Snow southwest portion spreading across southern half of the state by early tonight. Increasing cloudiness and colder with scattered snow showers north por- tion today. Snow showers continuing north portion tonight with snow locally heavy in the mountains southern portion. Snow decreasing southern portion Sunday turn- ing much colder and more snow spreading into north portion Sunday afternoon. Highs today 30 to 40. Lows tonight 20 to 30. Highs Sunday 25 to 35. West of Continental Divide winter storm watch tonight and Sunday travellers advisory southern portion today Snow continuing southern portion with 3 to 4 inches new accumulations. Scattered snow showers northern portion today and tonight. Snow decreasing and colder most sections Sunday. Highs today 30 to 40. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Highs Sunday 25 Cross-Canada Weather Canadian weather picture today: British Columbia Cloudy with sunny periods and cooler. Alberta Cloudy with snowflurries in the north. Sunny periods in the south, Saskatchewan Cloudy with snow except sunny in the extreme south. Manitoba Mostly cloudy with snowflurries. Sunny in the extreme north. Ontario Snow in the north. Partial clearing in the south. Quebec Cloudy with Maritime provinces Cloudy with snow mixed with rain along the east coast. Newfoundland Cloudy with snow. Weather around the World Weather conditions and temperatures around the world between midnight and 3 a.m. local times. Aberdeen 37 cloudy, Amsterdam 41, cloudy, Ankara 23 cloudy, Antigua 75 clear, Athens 46 partly cloudy, Auckland 72 cloudy, Berlin 41 cloudy, Birmingham 43 cloudy, Brussels 43 cloudy, Cairo 54 cloudy, Casablanca 50 partly cloudy, Copenhagen 41 cloudy, Dublin 46 rain, Geneva 43'partly cloudy, Hong Kong 64 partly cloudy, Lisbon 54 cloudy, London 45 cloudy, Madrid 46 cloudy, Malta 50 partly cloudy, Manila 75 cloudy, Moscow 30 cloudy, New Delhi 46 clear, Nice 45 clear, Oslo 32 clear, Paris 45 rain, Peking 16 cloudy, Rome 43 partly cloudy, Saigon 81 partly cloudy, Seoul 30 clear, Sofia 36 cloudy, Stockholm 32 cloudy, Sydney 64 cloudy, Taipei 64 drizzle, Teheran 34 cloudy, Tel Aviv 46 partly cloudy, Tokyo 59 clear, Tunis 45 clear, Vienna 43 cloudy, Warsaw 39 partly cloudy. Temperatures Sun sets tonight at rises at on Sunday Mayor has fingers crossed EDMONTON (CP) Mayor William Hawrelak hopes the 1978 Commonwealth Games here will not suffer from the severe inflationary costs which are troubling the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. "Looking at our own es- timates we have provided for such an eventuality, but we will know this better when we have received bids on pro- Mayor HawrelaTf said Friday. "Frankly, I'm looking for a surprise the other way. Maybe bids will be sharper." The mayor said he is behind the Games in every possible way "but not in Cadillac style." Ken Munro, ad- ministrator for the Com- monwealth Games planning unit in the city's parks and recreation department, said Friday it appears the Games facilities will cost about or million. This figure includes million for a new stadium; million for an aquatic centre; million for lawn bowling facilities, shooting range and a cycling track; million for the improve- ment of existing sports facilities; for auxilliary costs; million, for administration; for athletic equipment, and for land purchases. Mr. Munro said "that these are escalated estimates. For example, the eventual stadium cost of million is predicated on a base cost of million in terms of July, 1974, dollars. "We don't anticipate being faced with a Montreal situation, although their original estimates were probably not all that he said. Construction costs for the Olympic Games have grown to million from an original million es- timates. Medicine Hat ...........43 Vermilion...............34 Edmonton ..............37 Jasper..................35 Banff...................35 Coronation..............38 Calgary.................43 Prince Rupert Prince George Kamloops.......... Vancouver North Battleford Saskatoon Swift Current...... Yorkton ................24 Moose Jaw ..............34 Thompson 11 North Bay.....'.........26 Rcgina ..........f......35 Estevan ................37 Brandon................30 Winnipeg ...............27 Kenora 25 22 15 21 .06 16 .02 16 .02 is 21 31 .01 23 28 .05 39 19 .06 17 .09 22 6 16 .38 Thunder Bay'............31 The Pas................ 8 Dauphin............... 21 White River.............24 Toronto.................37 pttawa.................31 Montreal ...............29 Chicago ................43 Minneapolis.............35 New York ..............49 Miami..................78 Boston................. 46 Washington............. 52 Los Angeles.............73 San Diego 73 San Francisco...........58 Denver.................49 Las Vegas..............67 Phoenix ................68 Honolulu................77 Anchorage 31 44 Honolulu.............-.. 77 Mexico City.............64 Savings are Fantastic During Our CATCH-UP 75 SALE Plus the A.M.C. Buyer Protection plan, the best anywhere. Only 22 units left UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "SmriH UN mr i fmrtir Culwy" 302-3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2805 Dateline Alberta Alberta author dies EDMONTON (CP) Funeral services were to be held today for Alberta author Delbert A. young, 67, who died Wednesday. Mr. Young, born in Chalk River, Ont. and brought up on a farm near Ribstone, Alta., worked as a carpenter and a private builder for several years before poor health forc- ed him to begin writing. His articles and short stories appeared in various periodicals and more than 100 of his scripts were used in national and provincial school: broadcasts. He published five novels, two of which, The Last Voyage of The Unicorn and The Ghost Ship, won the Hud- son's Bay Co. Beaver Award. Dental building sought EDMONTON (CP) The University of Alberta has ask- ed the provincial government for a million dentistry building to allow for expan- sion in its dental program, Peter Jenner, executive assis- tant to Advanced Education Minister Jim Foster, says. The U of A proposal call for increases in student ad- missions to 80 a year from 50. IOPENSATURDAYI Why do you ask so many questions? The questions we ask help us to understand your particular tax situation. We take all the time we need to prepare a complete return, then we carefully check your return for accuracy. Highest damage award Gary Edmund Thornton, 19, of Prince George, B.C., stays in an Edmonton hospital, paralyzed in all four limbs after breaking his neck while doing exercises in a Prince George high school gymnasium. He was awarded more than mil- lion Friday as damages. The award is believed to be the highest personal injury award in Commonwealth history. All back taxes paid 'Acupuncture relieves pain' WINNIPEG (CP) Acu- puncture treatments ap- parently brought relief to "more than 80 per cent of chronic-pain victims in a scientific study, says Dr.. Charles Godfrey, director of rehabilitation at Toronto's Wellesley Hospital. However, the results of the study, funded by the Ontario health department, are still preliminary and are not irrefutable proof of acupunc- ture's effectiveness, Dr. Godfrey told reporters Thurs- day. EDMONTON (CP) Mayor William Hawrelak says that as of Thursday all back property taxes and penalties owed to the city by companies in which he has an interest have been paid. "As of yesterday, nothing remains Mayor Hawrelak told reporters Fri- day when questioned about reports that the companies owed about An official in the city assessor's office said Friday, that all of the arrears were paid as of noon Thursday when Mayor Hawrelak handed over four cheques totalling The four companies involv- ed were Midcol Developments Co. Ltd., Metropolitan Investments, Garneau Developments Ltd., and Southgate Motor Inn Ltd. The official noted that the cheques covered 1974 arrears and that covering 1973 arrears WP.S paid on Jan. 17. THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE 815-ThirdAve. South. 610-13 St. North Open 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Weekdays. 9-6 Saturday. CENTRE VILLAGE MALL KIOSK Open 9-6 Daily Thurs. Fri. Till 9 Phone 329-3632 I NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY .06 .08 AMA ROAD REPORT ai ol t today: Highway 3: Lethbridfc lo Fort Macleod and British Columbia boundary Mainly bare and dry with occasional slippery sections through the Crowsncst Pass. Trans Canada: Calgary lo BanH Mainly bare with occasional slippery sec- tions. lo Golden Partly bare in driving lanes. Up to 1" of new snow. Ploughing and sanding in progress. Golden lo Rogers PaM ReveUlokc Up to 3" of new snow. Plowing and sanding in progress. All other highways in Southern Alberta reported to be bare and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY Opening anil closing tlmts: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, Closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgatc open hours; Porthill Rykcrts7 a.m. to2 a.m.; Hoosevllle 7a.m. to 11 p.m.' (Times: Mountain EASTER IN 8 TOUR VARIATIONS Your choice of 10 hotels The Westward Ho Zaby's Anaheim Hyatt House Sheraton-Anaheim Motor Hotel The Quality Inn The Inn of Tomorrow The Jolly Roger The Disneyland Hotel The Royal Inn The Newporter Inn Features; Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knotts Berry Farm, Busch Gardens, Movieland Wax Museum, The Queen Mary, Lion Country Safari, Sea World, Tijuana Mexico. DEPOSIT ISO PER PERSON CONFIRMS RESERVATION For lull details and brochure contact A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY 60B-5tn Avt. South Phont 328-7921 or 329-1181 Office open Monday, thru Friday a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday to p.m. Ample Freo parking at Rear of Building During Apollo's SURPRISE SALE ;