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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Old planes start 21 killed on Prairies A SIX SECOND NEWSPAPER tr It just doesn't Some folks in the electronic advertising business would have you believe that newspaper readers are an average will skim through their daily paper and only spend an average of six seconds with each page. This isn't so and never will be. Statistics show that the more intelligent and educated a the more time will be spent reading newspapers. Newspaper readers are highly When they buy houses they read house when they buy clothes they read clothing when they buy they read food when they buy they read car etc. They take all the reading time they need to make an intelligent decision on what to buy and where to shop. When it's shopping folks spend more time reading YOUR PROVE We just You spent 35 to 45 seconds just reading this but take your read it again if you this ad will not Lethbridge Herald Circulation is at an all time record The Lethbridge Herald the cross-Canada during holiday weekend MONTREAL More than 40 daring pilots and their passengers left nearby St. Hu- bert Airport Monday flying west across Canada as the Great Air Dash of vintage planes began under blue skies. will be living in another era for a while and it will be great said John Peters of Montreal at is flying a plane older himself. The restored 1929 Gypsy Moth is the oldest aircraft in the 3.000-mile event. It flies at an average of 75 miles an hour at an altitude of feet and can remain in the air for four hours before refuelling. as By Gene Fawcette NOW YOU CAN HAVE SOCKS THAT FIT LIKE A GLOVE LITERALLY. A BRITISH HOSIERY FIRM IS MAKING THE WORLD'S MOST UNIQUE SOCKS -CALLED WM A SECTION FOR EACH TOE... TQtP H0AE TOE Most of the biplanes and many of them open-cockpit and single- were built in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Barring adverse weather participants in the amateur event should arrive in Vancouver July 11 after 11 overnight stops including Sault Ste. Thunder Medicine Hat and where the flyers will take part in Calgary Stam-' pede festivities. Although no money will be awarded to competition win- several prizes are up for including ones for worst navigator and best- dressed barnstormer. soon as you put a dollar into the spirit said Mr. Petsrs. people are here to have a good Participants will camp to- gether under the wings of their planes during stopovers. Pilots must estimate their time of arrival at the next stop and iose points for missing that whether early or late. Martin fined LOS ANGELES Dino 22-year-old son of singer Dean was fined Monday for illegally possessing a machine-gun and an anti-tank gun. William the federal judge who imposed the also offered to help get young Martin into medical school. CA REE R S PRINCIPAL required for Peter Pond High School The Peter Pond School is a modern well equipped high school with a staff of 44 teachers serving a student population of about 800. Appointments preferably for Mid however arrangements could be made to have the appointment effective Oct. 1974. For further information phone Mr. Sacher at 743-8814 in Fort Alberta. Fort McMurray School District No. 2833 Box Fort Alberta Tradesmen Wanted North Western Pulp Power ALBERTA Heavy Duty Mechanic Applicants should be in possession of Alberta T. Q. or equivalent. Good working conditions and advanced employee benefits programs available. Hinton is a growing town fifteen miles from Jasper Park East with good housing and schools. Submit confidential applications _ L. J. Personnel Safety Supvr. Mill NORTH WESTERN PULP POWER ALBERTA TOE 1BO SERVICE ADVISOR Excellent opportunity for an aggressive person. Must be capable of advising service customers of vehicle knowledge or willing to learn factory warranty procedures and service depart- ment operations. Salary will be with experience and qualifications. Apply to J. W. Service Manager mmm 1510 Mayor Magrath Drlva FORD Phona 328-8861 CAREER OPPORTUNITY FOR A COMMISSIONED SALESPERSON If you enjoy selling furniture and major appliances join a company where you can enjoy earnings of to annually. You'll be eligible for our liberal benefits in- cluding Pension Health Plan and Life Insur- ance. Apply in person at Zellers County Fair 1710 Mayor Magrath By THE CANADIAN PRESS A Calgary youth killed when he was hit by a car while standing at a bus stop was one of at least 21 persons who lost their lives in accidents on the Prairies during the Dominion Day holiday weekend. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to Midnight Monday local showed Alberta took the heaviest toll. Nine persons were killed in traffic one man died in a fire and another man was hit by a train. There were four traffic deaths reported in Saskatchewan and two persons were missing and presumed drowned. In two people were killed in traffic accidents and two drowned. Douglas of Calgary died in hospital Sunday from injuries suffered the previous night when he was hit by a car while standing at a bus stop in southwest Calgary. A motorcycle rider and his passenger were killed Monday when their vehicle went out of control on Highway about 10 miles south of Calgary. Their names have not been released. An Edmonton Barry and his 21-year-old wife died Monday when their car went out of control on a west-central city street and crashed through a guard rail. Fred Von of died after his car struck a parked city transit bus on a northeast Calgary street Monday. A man and a woman were killed Sunday when their car went out of control and left the highway about 10 miles west of Banff. Their names have not been released. Police also are withholding the name of a man who died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday about 20 miles east of Vermilion in east-central Alberta. Fred Turning of was killed Saturday when he was struck by a CP Rail passenger train near his about 45 miles east of Calgary. And Gabriel of Calgary died Saturday from burns he received in a fire at a city nursing home the previous night. PRESUMED DROWNED In Wallace of Saskatoon and William of were reported missing and presumed drowned in Martin's 75 miles northwest of Sunday. Dragging operations were continuing Monday. Linda of Saskatoon was killed Sunday when her car left Highway 2 near about 40 miles south of Prince Albert. Ervin of died Sunday Victim pursues attacker CHICAGO A woman her neck bleeding after she was struck with a heavy screamed for help as she peddled her bicycle after her attacker. For more than a mile people watched but ignored her pleas. Judy said she was on her way home from her law clerk job when a man hit her with a heavy chain as she rode through a pedestrian underpass in Lincoln on Chicago's North Side. Miss who received 10 stitches in her said the chain wrapped around her neck and dazed but she held onto her bike and yelled at a nearby male cyclist to help her. She said he ignored her. Her attacker ran. She chased him on her repeatedly calling out for help. But everyone she passed in the crowded park ignored she said. Tom a candidate for state and an unidentified man chased the alleged stopped him and held him until the police arrived. David of Chicago was charged with attempted aggravated battery and assault in the after being hit by a half-ton truck while riding his bicycle near about 75 miles northeast of Regina. Ward of Moose Jaw died Saturday after being struck by a car while he was walking along a highway near his hometown. And Ivan of the Assiniboine Indian Reserve died Friday night in a single- vehicle accident near about 50 miles southeast of Regina. In two men are missing and presumed drowned following a boating mishap Sunday on Lake about 45 miles north of Winnipeg. Their names have not been released. Allan James of was killed in a two-car collision Sunday near his about 150 miles west of Winnipeg. And Esther of died Sunday as the result of a two-car collision near Clandeboye. about 25 miles northeast ol Winnipeg. B.C. accidents kill 12 persons By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least 12 persons died in accidents in British Columbia during the Dominion Day weekend from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Monday night. Five were killed in traffic four one died in a fire and two were killed in a plane crash. A light plane crashed into Apex Mountain about 20 miles southwest of the Okanagan Valley city of Penticton killing the two persons aboard. RCMP were checking flight patterns in an attempt to identify the pair whose bodies were burned beyond recognition. William Wyatt of Abbotsford drowned Sunday in Cultus about 10 miles south of the Fraser Valley community of Chilliwack. Adam of Penticton and Larry of Naramata drowned Saturday when a raft capsized during the annual overlander raft race on the North Thompson River. About 28 miles north of Princeton in southern Barry John of Delta drowned Saturday while fishing alone. Two people were killed in separate traffic accidents in the Okanagan Valley. James Douglas of 'Vernon was killed Sunday when the car he was driving' left the highway about 26 miles east of and plunged 100 feet down the embankment. Allan Douglas of Surrey was killed Saturday when his sports car went out of control and overturned in Penticton. On Vancouver Jackie was killed Sunday when a car plunged into the Taylor River about 25 miles west of Port Alberni. In Elkford. in southeastern Mark Anthony 10. of Elkford died in a fire in a trailer home Saturday. Near Williams Lake in the central two Vancouver youths were killed Sunday night in a head-on crash and four others were taken to hospital witn undetermined injuries. Names of the victims were not released. U.S. introduces bike standards WASHINGTON -The Consumer Product Safety Commission wheeled out today the United States' first bicycle safety to take effect Jan. 1 The mandatory covering everything from braking performance to are aimed at reducing the estimated one million bicycle-related injuries last year. The commission estimates that mostly were injured severely enough last year to seek treatment in hospital emergency bikes the most hazardous of the tens of thousands of products the new commission polices. Bicycles manufactured and distributed before the deadline may continue to be sold. steering wheels and brakes will have to meet tests for performance and strength. side and pedal reflectors are Other provisions include coverings for protruding nuts and protected edges on metal chain or derailleur guards and adequate operating and maintenance in- structions. Death THE CANADIAN PRESS Buenos D. president of Argentina and legendary figure for millions of Latin of a heart attack. Los Tony who hit the charts with his recordings of Cold Heart and Syncopated clock and then switched to Gospel of cancer. Maria Ferreira de one of Portugal's leading of a stroke. Methodist Bishop Arthur a former president of the worldwide Council of of an undisclosed illness. Calif. Mac former national drag boat racing when his hydroplane flipped during a turning run. Van- nevar developer of the analytical system that led to the modern computer. Switzerland Roger former Olympic gold medal of injuries suffered in a ski gliding accident. speedboat of injuries suffered in an accident at the Lake Waco Summer Regatta. Ga. Christine mother of slain black civil rights leader Martin Luther King shot at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Maria Ferreira de 76. ne of Portugal's most prominent authors. Toronto gives guns to policewomen TORONTO Police officials in Metropolitan Toronto and in Peel region have announced plans to issue service revolvers to some policewomen. Chief Harold Adamson of the Metro force said 38- calibre revolvers will be issued to some of the 60 women on his force in an experimental proj- policewomen to share cruiser duties with he added. William Teggart of the Peel regional police said eight of the 17 policewomen will soon be armed they will be going on patrol with the A spokesman for the Ontario Provincial Police said the force has just started hiring women constables and will soon have 15 armed ;