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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday. Jemnty it 1174 THI LITHMlDai MlftALD-lt PUBLIC NOTICES FOR SALE OR LEASE BY TENDER The following propvtlw S.E. 20-12-21-4 N.E. 17-12-21-4 Part N.W 9-10-22-4 Part S W. 9-10-22-4 Part S.E 9-10-22-4 (all bounding on Park Submit tenders prior to February 15, 1974 Further information can be obtained by contacting The Lethbridge Northern irrigation District, 334 13th Street, North. Lethbrldge, phone 327-3302 The Board reserves the right to re- ject any or all tenders J74 TENDERS FOR FEED. Tenders are invited for the supply and delivery of tne following feeds for the Agriculture Canada Research Station, Lethbndge as follows FOB Research Station, Lethbndge 100 tons of alfalfa hay, heavy grass SO tons straw, bedding 500 bushels oats. No 1 seed 500 bushels barley FOB Research Substation, Onefour (Manybernes) 1000 bushels barley Quotations will be acceptable on all or any part of the above Tenders will close at noon, Tuesday, February 5th For further information and quotation request forms contact C G Schoening, Administrative Officer- Finance, Agriculture Canada Research Station Lethbndge Phone 327-4561 J85 TENDERS Sealed tenders will be accepted by the undersigned until 3 00 p m January 30th, 1974, for the Town ol Coaldale's fuel requirements for 1974. which are Approximately gallons No 2 Clear truck gasoline Approximately gallons No 1 Purple tractor gasoline Approximately gallons purple diesel fuel Approximately gallons No 1 clear car gasoline Also purchase or rental of one (1) 500 gallon storage tank for the No 1 clear Car gasoline Lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted Mrs Rae Yarnasaki Administrator, Town of Coaldale, Box 970 Coaldale, Alta J78 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO MAKE APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME CANADA PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Notice is hereby given that I, Arthur Smetamuk of Lethbndge in the Province of Alberta, Bank- er, intend to make application to the Provincial Secretary, under the provisions of The Change of Name Act 1961, for of name as follows 1 Foracnangeof my name to Arthur William Jason Smith 2 For a change of my wife's name from Iva Smetamuk to Iva Anne Smith 3 For 3) of my children's names froi. Catherine Cheryl Smetamuk to Catherine Cheryl Irene Smith, from Shelley Ruth Smetamuk to Shelley Ruth Smith Arthur Smetamuk J63 SALE OF ESTATE RESIDENCE The residence of the late AXEL G. JOHNSON situated at 330 27th Street, Fort Macleod, Alberta, the legal description of Lot 15 on the south side of 27th Street West of 5th Ave Macleod 92 B excepting thereout all mines and minerals and the right to work the same, is offered for sale by tenders in sealed envelopes marked AXEL G JOHNSON ESTATE accompanied by a certified cheque or cash of 10% of the amount of the tender to be mailed to THOMAS BLUNDEN, R R 1, Fort Macleod. Alberta, by 12 o clock noon on the 1st day of February, 1974 The property consists of a 3 bedroom bungalow with a large recreational room and a large double-car garage with spectacular view of the Oldman River valley Area 1300 square feet Highest or any tender not necessarily accepted Cheques of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned For appointment to examine residence phone Thomas Blunden 234-2041 or Wilfred Allen 234-2051 J84 SMALLPOX KILLS 100 DACCA (Reuter) More than 100 persons have died of smallpox in an epidemic that hit the Gaibandha area of northern Bangladesh, the Dacca newspaper Sangbad has reported. Births, Deaths, In Memoriams j Cards Of Thanks Hiring practices being reviewed BIRTH PIZZINGRILLI Luciano, Adele and Carol are pleased to announce the birth of a son and brother, James Emilio on January (5 Ibs. 5 ozs Grandparents are Mrs. Mary Atkinson, Lethbridge and Mr. and Mrs. Emilio Pizzingrilli, St. Catharines, Ont. C6941 DEATHS POULSEN Alex, passed away in Magrath on Sunday, January 27th, 1974 at the age of 70 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Lydia Poulsen of Magrath. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C6944 MATKIN Eleanor, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday, January 27th, 1974, beloved wife of Dr. B. Wayne Matkin of 2712 South Parkside Drive. Funeral services will be held in the Lethbridge Stake L.D.S. Chapel on Wednesday, January 30th at 2 p.m., with Bishop Leo L. Davidson officiating. Those who wish may pay their respects from 10 a.m. til p.m. at the Relief Society Room of the Church on Wednesday. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C6943 FINDLEY Thomas, age 69, long-time resident of the Sparwood area passed away at the Colonel Belcher Hos- Pital in Cal- gary Jan. 15, 1974, following two months hospitalization. Born in North- umberland, England May 15, 1904, "Tommy" came to the area in 1926. He was a coal miner for Crowsnest Indus- tries for 28 years except for 5Vz years when he served overseas in the Army with the 107th Royal Canadian Artillery. Although he retired in 1954 he continued to be very active in the community and especially so with the Senior Citizens. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Canadian Legion No. 81, the UMWA, and had recently been appointed as Senior Citizens' counsellor. Tommy is survived by his wife, Mrs. Catherine Findley and daughter, Mrs. Bernie Graham (nee Evelyn) of Spar- wood; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were conducted by Rev. Robert Shannon, assisted by the No. 1 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, Calgary, in the Park Mem- orial Chapel in Calgary, Friday, January 18th. Cre- mation followed. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Senior Citizens of Sparwood through Mrs. Charlie Kozler or Mr. Petrie. 7631 DEATHS COWIE Passed away in the city following a brief ill- ness on Saturday, January 26, 1974, Mr. William Cowie at the age of 84 years, beloved hus- band of Mrs. Jean Cowie of S18 23rd Street South. Born, rais- ed and educated in Scotland, the late Mr. Cowie came to Canada in 1911 settling in Carmen, Manitoba. In 1919 he moved to Winnipeg where he was employed for over 30 years with the city dairy. In 1956 he moved to Lethbridge where he has resided until his passing. He was very in- terested in hockey and bowl- ing and had been active in the Holiday Inn Bowling until ill health last October. Besides his loving wife, Jean, he is survived by one son, Bill of Red Deer; three grandchildren; one great- granddaughter and numerous nephews and nieces; one sister, Mrs. R. (Marybell) McKay of Herbert, Sask.; one brother, David in Scotland. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 1974 at p.m. in Martin Bros TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Ave. S., S'lone 823-2361, with Rev. L. Hankinson officiating. Cremation will follow. Those who wish may donate to the Canadian Cancer Society, 409 Canada Trust Bldg., Lethbridge MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. WELLINGTON Passed away in the city on Friday, January 25, 1974, following a lengthy illness, Mrs. Nancy Wellington at the age of 75 years, beloved wife of Mr. C. M. (Duke) Wellington of 613 10th Street South. Born, raised and educated in Plympton- Devon, England, the late Mrs. Wellington came to Canada in 1919 as a war bride to Bow Island. In 1936 she moved to Lethbridge, where she has resided until her passing. She was a member of the Cana- dian Legion and a past member of the Rebekah Lodge. Besides her loving hus- band she is survived by one son, Mr. (Ted) E. J. Duffy of Lethbridge; one daughter, Mrs. Ken A. (Lorna) Tilley of Calgary; two step-daughters, Miss M. M. (Peggy) Wellington of Toronto, On- tario; Mrs. R. (Betty) Hansen of Claresholm; ten grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; one sister, 'Mrs. Violet Reynar of Lethbridge and one brother, Edward James in England. She was predeceased by her first husband, Mr. Perry Duffy in 1948 also by one daughter, Mrs. Harry (Pat) Nettleton, Lethbridge in 1972. The funeral service will be held at p.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 1974 in Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Ave. S., phone 328-2361, with Rev. L. Frank Lee officiating. Crema- tion will follow. Those who wish, may donate to the chari- ty of their choice. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C6946 Let us show you how to defer your income tax. Do you want to pay less income tax for 1973? Of course you do! Then why not take a few moments to drop m and talk about Registered Retirement Savings Plans. Here's how they work. Under the present income tax regulations you are entitled" to set aside a tax deferrable amount for your retirement years. This amount is 20% of your earned income up to maximum of for people who already participate in a com- pany pension plan and up to for self-employed people These tax deferrals, together with any income and capital gams they earn, don't become taxable until you withdraw them, and if you wait until you retire, chances are your tax rate will be lower than it is now So if you defer on income tax to- day you'll build a nest egg for tomorrow. We can help you chart your R.R.S.P. program. Don't let this opportunity slip by. Your plan must be registered before the end of February to qualify for your 1973 tax deferral. Drop in and see us soon. ROYAL BANK serving Alberta DEATHS LEUNG Passed away in the city on Friday, January 25, 1974, Mr. Lood Leung at the age of 86 years of Lethbridge. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C6948 GIFFEN Passed away in the city on Sunday, January Mr. William Giffen at the age of 93 years of Lethbridge. Funeral arrangements will be an- nounced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C6947 JACOBS Eva Malmberg passed away in Cardston on Saturday, January 26th, 1974 at the age of 87 years, beloved wife of the late James Sabey Jacobs who predeceased her in 1956. Mrs. Jacobs was born in Santaquin, Utah, on April 12th, 1886, fourth child and oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Malmberg. At the age of 16 years she moved with her family to Oregon and two years later immigrated to Canada, bringing all their belongings in wagons where they homesteaded east of High River. In 1906 she married James Sabey Jacobs and they lived on his homestead near her parents until 1910, when they moved to Caldwell where she has lived for the past 64 years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, holding various positions in the Relief Society, Primary and Mutual Improvement Association. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. E. E. (Elaine) Nelson of Cardston, Mrs. A. E. (Lucile) Gaboon and Mrs. D. W. (Beatrice) Heninger of Calgary, and Mrs. Kenneth (Lorna) Wilde of Welling; two sons, Mervyn 0. Jacobs and J. Guy Jacobs both of Caldwell; 29 grandchildren and 57 great grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Malmberg of Calgary and Ivan Malmberg of Edmonton; four sisters, Mrs, Rula Harris and Mrs. lona Harris both of New York, Mrs. Ollie Bell and Mrs. John P. Eula of High River. Funeral services will be held in the Mountain View L.D.S. Chapel on Tuesday, January 29th at 1 p.m., with Bishop Broyce Jacobs officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot in the Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may meet the family and pay their respects from 12 noon prior to the service in the Relief Society Room of the Church. SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD., Cardston, Directors of Funeral Service. C6945 OTTAWA (CP) Tem- porary federal public servants who feel they are unjustly deprived of benefits because of departmental hiring prac- tices may soon find solace in a study being prepared by the Public Service Commission. The report may clear up the confused variety of staffing procedures used when ad- ministrators turn to extra help. Of particular concern both to public service unions and government officials are reports that many temporary employees are losing out on lawful fringe benefits such as paid sick leave and vacation pay. One traditional method of skirting fringe payments has been to lay off temporary workers before they acquire additional be fits under collec- tive agreements. Some ad- ministrators rehire them later to the same position for another few weeks or months. Although the practice has decreased in recent years, both union and government of- ficials concede it still exists. But it seems unlikely, with union surveillance of the public service, that any case similar to that of a Vancouver man several years ago will be repeated. The man had worked for 17 years with the public service, with periodic layoffs, but re- ceived no fringe benefits. It was not until the employee died and his wife found herself without a pension that the case came to light, said William Doherty, a vice- president of the mernber Public Service Alliance of Canada One difficulty facing government researchers is that the number of persons deprived of benefits in this way is uncertain, a govern- ment spokesman says. "We just don't know how many cases there are like this. It is probably in the order of thousands, but whether it is one thousand, two or three, we don't Latest published figures for the federal public service Interpreting the News Oil-consuming nations lack faith in parley By BUD JORGENSEN Canadian Press Staff Writer President Nixon's grand plans for a conference of major oil-consuming coun- tries may turn out to be an inconclusive affair with' participants more eager to watch the back door so they can slip out and resume neg- otiations on private deals with the Arab states. The suggestion that the oil consumers can and will be ready to form an alliance against the pi ice-boosting solidarity of the oil producers appears to be largely a political ideal which must be matched against the hard- headed realism of fuel-hungry countries as they scramble to sell anything from food to arms in exchange for oil. Herman Kahn, the "think- tank" expert of the Hudson In- stitute who has made a career of predicting economic developments, says he expects the oil weapon to lose its potency as producer states are courted into making separate deals. UNITY QUESTIONED Kahn may be right but cur- rent developments suggest the Arab states still wield great power to persuade consumer countries to change foreign policies in return for assurance on oil supplies. There appears to be little prospect of the industrial countries forming a strongly united club to gang up on the small but oil-rich Middle East states. Instead, in desperate need of oil, individual countries appear likely to settle for short-term security and give less thought to the need for multilateral cooperation on long-term security and prosperity. Two British cabinet ministers will try to persuade the Shah of Iran to exchange oil for British steel, cement, rubber, paper or whatever else the shah may want. French Foreign Minister Michel Jobert is offering the Middle East arms for oil. West Germany is offering a complete refinery to Iran. Italy is also on the road in the Middle East and so is Japan In effect, it is every man for himself. This scramble is of particular concern to the United States which long has maintained its leadership over the West. Its Middle East policy is based on firm support of Israel. But many Western countries slipped away from endorsing the American viewpoint just as soon as the spectre of oil cut- offs loomed. POLICY FRAGMENTED Japan was a major example of how the supposed solidarity of American foreign policy be- came fragmented. From an expression of sympathy for Israel the Japanese government quickly switched to a call for Israel to vacate lands it had captured from the Arabs in the 1967 war. Undoubtedly Nixon may hope that the Washington conference of oil consumers next month can produce a concerted pricing policy and reassert the importance of American leadership on the Middle East issue. The need of assured oil sup- plies is vital to the industrial countries but the big jump in Arab oil prices is also of major importance. Any IN MEMORIAM Garrison diversion TYRER In loving memory of a dear father, Edward, who passed away January 28th, 1968 and a dear mother, Emma, who passed away February 8th, 1965. remembered by Bertha, Norman, and family 7626 CARD OF THANKS KESLER I wish to thank my doctors and nurses for the care I received while a patient in the Municipal Hospital. Special thanks to my family, friends, and neighbors, for the lovely flowers, cards, visits, and phone calls. Your thought- fulness was appreciated very much. Kesler 7630 problems may be solved MINOT, N.D. (AP) The U.S. bureau of reclamation appears to have come to grips with two of the more controversial aspects of the Garrison diversion project keeping rough fish out and maintaining the water quality standards in rivers flowing into Canada. Partial solutions to these problems are found in a 600 page environmental impact statement on the project. The bureau says it is making tests on a model fish screen proposed to be installed in an attempt to keep rough fish out of the Souris, Red and Sheyenne rivers. With correct operation and maintenance, the screen "is expected to be 100 per cent effective in removing all fish and eggs from the canal flows entering the Lonetree Reservoir." Regarding the salinity of water flowing into Canada, the statement says if Canada is not willing to accept return flows from irrigation, alternatives are available. One plan would be to collect most of the irrigation return flows from the Souris area in a reservoir on Deep River and convey them into Devils Lake to help stabilize waters there. The bureau of reclamation has also removed acres from irrigation in the Souris Valley which had a further high salinity quality. The impact statement also proposes an alternative which would stage the irrigation development in the Souris River basin, allowing time between stages to properly monitor the salinity factor. Family in British Columbia exhibits rare mental disease By PETER MICHAELSON MONTREAL (CP) A hitherto unknown mental dis- ease that is hereditary and might be caused by an amino acid deficiency has been dis- covered among a British Columbia family, the annual meeting of the Society for Clinical Investigation was told. A total of six persons in three generations of the fami- ly developed the disease in their late forties and died of respiratory failure within five or six years, said Dr. Thomas L. Perry, a professor of phar- macology at the University of British Columbia who was one of several researchers study- ing the cases. The disease had not been documented previously and is probably rare, said Dr. Perry. However, it might "have been plaguing mankind since Adam and Eve." Concentrations of taurinc, a common amino acid, were low in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid of the last of the six per- sons to die, the only one who had sophisticated blood tests taken. Dr. Perry told a news conference. It suggested some mental disorders might be biological. SHORT OF AMINO ACID He was involved in research of Huntington's chorea, another menUI disorder, and had found that persons with the disease had another type of amino acid deficiency. Mental health specialists should begin looking more closely for biological difi- ciencies in their patients, he said. For instance, psy- chiatrists with patients who have severe mental depressions and a family history of mental disease should take blood tests for taurine deficiency. The six victims of the dis- ease lived happy, normal lives until the illness struck them in their late forties. Two spent time in mental hospitals while all were treated unsuccessful- ly with anti-depressant drugs, psychoanalysis and other methods. proposal by the U.S. that would help moderate prices would be highly attractive to consumer countries. But consumer countries are not waiting to see what the U.S. can produce. They are scrambling for oil and even working against each other to get the best deal possible. Recriminations over the' rush to make separate deals may surface when the governments gather to make decisions on other major issues, such as monetary reform and trade lib- eralization. The quarrels may add to the problems and threats of further national economic weaknesses. show that last June there were employees of departments and departmen- tal corporations and another workers for govern- ment agencies and pro- prietary corporations such as Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Air Canada and the Bank of Canada. Of the departmental employees, were counted as "casuals and others" by Statistics Canada. The casuals include persons hired for specified terms of six months or longer and "those employed on a casual basis or for a temporary period not exceeding six months." The "others" are full-time employees not categorized in six other groups, says Statistics Canada. NEED SIX MONTHS Under federal rules, employees appointed for six months or longer qualify for benefits under one of the 80 collective agreements signed between treasury board and public service unions. The advent of collective bargaining in the public ser- vice in 1967 and various treasury board directives have discouraged abuses and apparently protected many temporary employees from fringe benefit losses. The directive says that peo- ple working on a casual or temporary basis should be allowed to acquire employee status under collective agreements provided there is a continuing need for their services Breaking employment periodically to deprive employees of rights otherwise given is inappropriate, the directive said. It asked employing administrators to determine the likely duration of work before appointments are made so that people will not be denied their rights. CAREERS CAREER OPPORTUNITY Person to manage automotive store, write stating experience and salary expected to Box 61 The Lethbridge Herald Major Consulting Engineering Firm requires 2 Instrument Men Commencing Spring construction Season. Applicants with Surveying and Supervision experience in Munici- pal Engineering field are preferred. Reply m confidence to: UNDERWOOD McLELLAN ASSOCIATES LTD. 401 Mayor Magrath Drive Box 1090, Lethbridge, Alberta STARTING RATE PER HOUR ALCAN KITIMAT WORKS REQUIRES SMILTIR PRODUCTION WORKIRS This is a shift job performing manual labor; plus operating some specialized mobile equipment. On the job training will be provided. Shift premiums per hour afternoons, nights and on Sundays. Applicants must pass a medical examination before acceptance. As relocation assignee is available we will accept only those applicants with good work records. For those seeking a healthy outdoor life, KITIMAT is a modern town of people. There are excel- lent schools and accredited hospital, recreation facili- ties, good fishing and winter sports. Persons interested should make arrangements for an interview by contacting their local Manpower Centre. County of Lethbridge No. 26 invites applications for the position of CUSTODIAN at Huntsville School, Iron Springs, Alberta Salary per year in accordance with 1974 CURE Agreement. Additional information available from the County office Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Tues., Jan. 29, 1974 Me. M County ef LMibrMaje, 214-lMi Mreet teen ;