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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DIES IN BLAST Firemen apply muiitatar to Irit Kopec, 27, at they try in vain to revive her after blast which hit the midtown New York offices of impresario Sol Hurolc. Office, one of two boolring offices in Man- hattarrwhlch import Soviet talent, wos hit by incendiary device which killed Miss Kones and injured several others. Opened account in Hughei name NEW YORK (AP) Author Clifford Irving said through his lawyer here that his wife told authorities in Switzerland she opened a bank account in that Country under the name of H. R. Hughes. A woman using that name was said by Swiss authorities to have cashed cheques for JtpSO.OOO, which McGraw-Hill inc. says it gave to Irving for a purported autobiography of bil- Bonaire eccentric Howard f LEMING MOTORS APPOINTMENT MR. J. S. (Stu) SHORTT Lome Franz, soles man- ager of Fleming Molors, is pheased to announce the appoint- ment of Mr. Sin Shorn to their salei staff. Stu has spent the last 21 years in the automotive business and is well qualified to look after oil your needs. Stu is a married man wilh four married children. He invites all his old friends and customers to lee him at Fleming Motors. "We are stunned at Friday's McGraw-Hil said today in a statement. "Until these questions have been cleared up, we obviously can have no comment regarding future plans for the manuscript At this moment we have re- ceived very little new, reliable information." Earlier in the day lawyer Martin S. Ackerman said Irving had been subpoenaed by federa and city grand juries here for questioning about his purported autobiography of Hughes. Irving emerged later from District Attorney Prank S. Ho- gan's office, after talking with Assistant District Attorney Leonard Newman. With him was has new lawyer, Maury Nessen. "Mr. Irving told Nessen told reporters, "that 'My wife voluntarily told Swiss authori- ties about opening the account in the name of H. R. and he came here today to tell Assistant District Attorney Newman the same thing." Ackerman said he was with- drawing from the case because it was in living's "best rater- s" to be represented by a criminal lawyer. WHY OPEN ACCOUNT? Nessen was asked why Mrs. Irving opened the Swiss bank account. "I can't say at this the lawyer replied. "I just came into the case yesterday." Nessen said Irving is willing to go before a grand jury and waive immunity. Asked when this might be, Nessen said; "That will have to be worked out with Mr. Newman." In reference to living's wife, Edith, a Swiss-born artist, Nes- sen was asked: "Did she take the money out of the "I have not yet interviewed Nessen responded, "and I cannot answer that at this time." COMMM HARDUTE LEMSES Tfc.0 Warta by SEOnOO ViajrVi In 1 8a i Inri Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's Prescriptions Pnxrlptlan Sunflottn Chlldnn'l FramM Magnifier! MaMnabh PrkH OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 30B-7lh ST S LETHBRIDGE Phona.327 3609 Off-track betting on its way CALGARY (OP) The Al- berta government will likely permit off track betting on horse races as soon as federal legislation mates the practice legal, tays Attorney General Merv Leitch. "It is my personal feeling we should have off track bet- ting as soon as we can. "Off track betting would re- duce Illegal betting and would provide increased service to Al- berta fans." Mr. Leitch said in a tele, phone interview from Edmon- ton that he understood the Criminal Code would soon be Trend in Saskatchewan is towards ski hills PRINCE ALBERT (CP) It must be s deep-seated longing in Saskatchewan residents for lulls, because a second city in province now has plans to build itself a mountain or at least a hill. City council has passed a mo- tion for to to be spent for soil testing and if tests show Hie project is fea- sible, will go ahead with plans to build a ski hill in Little Bed River Park. A report from the parks and recreation committee said the hill, which would be built by the garbage landfill method, would involve a financial risk of only about for soil tests, road improvements and fencing. Construction would be com- pleted over an eight-year pe- riod. The province's first man- made ski hill was Mount Black- strap, built outside Saskatoon for the 1971 Canada Winter Games. amended to provinces could li- cence such betting shops. The minister said he felt to exhibition boards which operate the races should also operate the off track shops as part of the pari-mutuel pool. It was almost certain tbe shops would not function in a city when the racing was in town. That is, Calgary shops would only be open when the racing was in Edmonton and vice-versa. "Sport survives on the atten- dance of the fan and we would have U> draw on the experi- ence in other areas." Races have blamed off-track betting for 17-per-cent drop in attendance last year it New York. Morris Taylor, general mjin- ftger of the Western Canada Racing Association said off- track operations could take be- tween one and six months to establish after legislation is passed, depending on the amount of regulation required. FAIRFIELD SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ava. S. Phone 3274684 NOW OFFER COMPLETE SERVICE AND PARTS For all mod.ll of Television Black White and Colour Radios Record Players leurday, Jenwy If, TNI UTHMIDM HMALO IS protection includ- ing Senator Edwvd Kennedy, who repeatedly hoe Hid be ii not cantcndar. WASHINGTON (Reuler) Ontrfodnnal leaders recom- mended here that ncret ter- protection be given to "KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK LEAP YEAR! MEANS LEAPS AHEAD FOR YOU WHEN YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH THfi CONOMiCAL WAY OF iFFICIENT LAUNDERETTE We can handle all your laundry and coin dry cleaning needs FREE SOAP if FREE PARKINS SOFT WATER OPEN 24 HOURS Attended Monday through Friday a.m. te p.m. 1263 3rd Ave. S. Phone 318-8944 L N MOVING LTD. YOUR UNITED VAN LINES AGENT IN LETHBRIDGE AND SOUTHERN! ALBERTA 3510 5th AVENUE N., LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3911 THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF AT L W MOVING LTD. INVITES YOU TO OUR MEET THE STAFF AT L AND W MOVINO LTD. Pielured from left lo right: MR. WIL STRATTON, President; MR. IORNE ARNOLD, Sec Treas and General Manager; MR. RICK WALKER, Furniture Moving Technician; MR. KEN ORICH, Furniture Moving Technician; MR. CLIFF FINLAY, Warehouse Supervisor; and leated i: MRS. MARY ARNOLD, Secretary. Will Slratlon and Lome Arnold started L and W Moving Lid. In 1964 with just one 16 ton truck and one ton truck. In just 8 short years, as a result hard dedicated service, cusramer satisfaction, and an ever increasing demand for th services of L and W Moving Ltd., Will and Lome have increased their staff to 6 plu their accountant and have increased their service fleet to 7 units, consisting 2 tractor trailer units, 2 city delivery unill, and 3 straighl units. "To say THANK YOU Lethbridge and Southern Alberta, we invite you I drop out lo see our new location and look ever the excellent facilities we have t yCUl" -----------WIL AND LMNE THIS SUNDAY, JANUARY 30th From to p.m. 3510 5th AVE. N. Equipment on Display location Free Coffee and Donuts Tour Our Warehouse Facilities CONGRATULATIONS to L W MOVING LTD. Best Wishes for a Successful Future! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Prime Contractor and Supplier of BEHLEN STEEL BUILDINGS (as pictured here) CONGRATULATIONS TO L W MOVING LTD. from these Sub-Contractors "We provided the OFFICE FURNISHINGS OFFICE RfllNITURE IN WOWOYS, fnHldint v LOWER IEVEL PHONE 316 7th ST. S. supplied all the ELECTRICAL WORK" DORREN ELECTRIC LTD. 116 Una1 ST. N. PHONE LETHBRIDGE did the excavating and supplied the sand and gravel" PINETREE EQUIPMENT RENTALS 133 31it ST. N. PHONE LETHBRIDGE supplied all the PLUMBING" PAUL'S PLUMBING AND HEATING LTD. 118 N. MAYOR PHONE MAGRATH DRIVE 317-1113 "We installed all HEATERS and FURNACES" RITT WAY HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING LTD. 36 NORTH MAYOR PHONE MAGRATH DRIVE DID THE FOOTINGS, FOUNDATIONS AND FINISHED CONCRETE" EARL AND CRANE CONSTRUCTION LTD. 1310 16th AVE. S. PHONE LETHIRIDGE poured and supplied the CONCRETE" LETHBRIDGE CONCRETE PRODUCTS LTD. 9 Ava. and 6 St. N. PHONE LETHBRIDOE did the PLASTERING and DRYWALL" GUZOWSKI PLASTERING AND DRYWALL 1111 8th AVE. N. PHONE LETHBRIDGE 3274021 ;