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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Solurday, July 11, 1970- Health Insurance Bill Becomes Law QUEBEC (CP) The Liberal government's health insurance legislation was passed into law Friday by the Quebec national assembly. The bill, which will bring Quebec into the federal govern- ment's health insurance plan, was given third and final read- ing by a vole of 50 to 18. Although the bill is expected to receive royal assent Wednes- day or Thursday to bring it into effect, the actual date that the health insurance plan takes ef- fect depends on negotiations be- tween the government and [lie medical professions. The plan cover's medical serv- DIETRICH DENTURE CtlNIC SUITE 8-304 5th SI. S. Above National Stare Phone 327-7244 Lelhbridgo ROSS HOSAK, C.D.M. ices, optometrists' services and dental" surgery performed in hospitals. The federal government will pay from 45 to 50 per cent of tlie costs of the plan. The remain- der will be covered by contribu- tions made by individuals and their employers. Married persons whose net in- comes exceed and single persons whose net incomes ex- ceed will pay 0.0 per cent of their net incomes up to maxi- mums of 5125 for employees who derive at least three-quart- srs of their income from their salaries and 5200 in other cases. Employers will contribute 0.8 per cent of their payroll. HEALTHY FLOW REGINA (CP) F r a i r ie water flowing through three river systems puts gallons into the Arctic each year, the Prairie Provinces Water Board estimates. PAPERBACK PIONEER Sir Allen Lane, 67, fonndc and chairman of the Pengui Paperback Book Co., ha died of cancer in London England. His colleagues sai Lane changed the face of th world's book trade, "turnin. books into consumer good like groceries." Great Pacific Management Co. (Alta.) Ltd JACK GRANT DON J. John A. Morrison, President, Great Pa- cific Management Co. (Alberta) Ltd., takes great pleasure in announcing the following promotions: Donald J. McLean to GENERAL SALES MANAGER. Mr. McLean has over 10 years experience as an investment advisor, and continues an outstanding sales and manage- ment career with Great Pacific Manage- ment. John R. Grant, Cardston, to REGIONAL MANAGER. Mr. Grant, R.C.M.P. (retired) has been associated with investment Funds for many years and has many clients in the mutual fund industry. Thomas C. Skinner to REGIONAL MAN- AGER. Mr. Skinner is a career man in the MCLEAN TOM c. SKINNER industry and is widely experienced in this field. He has completed many University courses in business, management, com- merce, taxation, finance and estate plan- ning. Tlrese Great Pacific Managers and their staff can serve your investment needs through a spectrum of top performing Mutual Funds. Monthly investment plans are available from S20.00. Cash investments from Information on Withdrawal in- come, Tax savings, Company pension and profit sharing plans are also a part of the many financial services available. Great Pacific Management offering the new MULTIPLE FUND CONCEPT, is Western Canada's largest independent dis- tributor of Mutual Funds. IT'S OFFICIAL And We're Delighted... We have just been advised that our Squire Double Wide Mobile Home has been qualified by Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation for N.H.A. (Na- tional Housing Acl) financing. It becomes the first and only double wide Mobile Home to qualify under N.H.A. conditions and opens Avenues of financing to the double Wide Mobile Buyer which were not previously available, such as lower down payments, lower income requirement and up to 25 years repay- ment programs. We feel that this approval supports the fact that a Squire Mobile Home is unrivalled for quality, not only of the coach itself, but of the hidden inlernal components and materials used, all of which must be top quolily. You can see these units for yourself at Trailer Cily, corner-3rd Avenue and Scenic Drive. And just one more point they don't cost any more than ordinary Mobile Homes. We Sincerely Hope We Can Help You TRAILER CITY DIVISION OF UNITED MOTOR CO. 3rd Avenue, 3rd Street South PHONE 327-1418 or 327-1780 10-Cent Coffee In Some Places By THE CANADIAN PRESS One way of ideiitifying the ex- clusive restaurant these days is that its price for a cup of coffee is likely to be IK cents. A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press showed that the 20-cent cup of coffee is begin- ning to appear on menus many areas. The 15-cent cup of coffee Is most common and there are still some places that charge only 10 cents. A Montreal restaurant tem- pered its price increase by changing its policy on refills: Before the increase it was 15 cents for each cupful but now that the price is 20 cents the fill is free. "Coffee is a sensitive item and we don't like to raise the price unless we have one restaurant manager said. The most common reasons given for price increases were increases in the wholesale price of coffee and higher labor costs. "Crop failures in Brazil and other parts of South America have caused an increase in the wholesale price of a spokesman for Brooke Bond of Canada, Montreal, said. SUPPLIES 40 PER CENT Brazil supplies about 40 per cent of the world's coffee beans and wholesalers said heavy frosts last year destroyed mil- lions of trees. A spokesman for General Foods of Toronto Ltd. said cof- fee prices for the wholesaler have jumped 40 per cent in the last year. "Our coffee beans cost on the average 20 cents more a pound tban they did a year he said, "but we liave held tie in- crease at 17.3 cents a pound for retailers in an effort to fight in- flation." In St. John's, Nfld., some downtown restaurants that are part of chains have raised the price to 20 cents while others ol the same chain still charge 15 cents. The 15-cent price was the rate in practically ail restaurants checked in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Some snack bars in the Dartmouth-Halifax area still charge 10 cents. EXPECT GENERAL RISE In Montreal the 20-cent cup ol coffee was not uncommon and most restaurant spokesmen said they believe a general increase to 20 cents is coming. In Ottawa coffee costs only 10 cents at downtown snack bars that have a large volume busj- n e s s. Downtown restaurants charge 15 cents and some places 20 cents. In Toronto it is 15 cents in most places wlu'Ie the price at several restaurants has gone to 20 cents. On the Prairies and in British Columbia, 15 cents a rap is common and many places still charge 10 cents. The 20-cent cup is rare. Restaurant managers in sev- eral areas cited increased oper- ating costs in pressure on prices. New minimum wage laws increased payroll costs. Rapeseed Price Control Wanted OTTAWA (CP) A rapeseed marketing committee report is- sued here advocates the reduc- tion of the IS-cents-a-bushel limit in price fluctuation set for rapeseed by the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. The report also calls for the establishment of Thunder Bay as a delivery point for rapeseed traded in the futures market at the exchange, and recommends delivery quotes for all rapeseed except that used for seed or de- velopment of new varieties. The main recommendations of ths report were made public by Otto Laog, minister without portfolio responsible for the wheat board. It was compiled by a three- man committee consisting of James McAnsh, Vancouver, ex- ecutive director1 of the Rape- seed Association of Canada; Forrest Hetland, N a i c a m, Sask., president of the Hape- seed Growers Association of Saskatchewan; and Paul Babey, Edmonton, president of Unifarm. The committee said die cur- rent open-market system should be continued, but a complete study of other pos- sible marketing systems should be undertaken. Such a study should be fol- lowed by a plebiscite of produ- cer's to determine their choice 'or a marketing system. The .exchange's fluctuation unit is too high at 15 cents a 'Ushel, the report said, and price fluctuations should be substantially reduced. Initial quotas for the 1970-71 crop year should be substan- tially higher, it said. The committee said the es- tablishment of Th u n d e r Bay as a delivery point for the fu- tures market would provide better service for overseas and eastern crushers. FARMERS ON BOARD The freight rate situation for rapeseed should be investi- gated on an urgent basis, it said. There should be an immedi- ate increase in storage and shipping facilities for rapeseed at Vancouver. Other recommendations. At least two full time farmers should sit on the board of governors of tha Winnipeg Grain Exchange. should be more rigid self-discipline within the grain exchange and "failure to do so should lead to the appoint- ment of an independent author- ity to act as a supervisory body." All segments of the trade should take steps to develop a system of communication with producers. DISMANTLES BOSIB MONTREAL (CP) Police dismantled a 40-pound bomb early Friday in a lane behind a downtown branch of the Royai Bank of Canada. The bomb was set to explode at 5 a.m. It was neutralized! shortly after 3 a.m. HAVE YOUR COMBINATION SIDEWALKS TAKEN OUT TO MAKE DRIVEWAYS. ALSO ACROSS BOULEVARDS. 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Woolco Price 2.17 Q7 SPECIAL I 5 H.P. LAWN TRACTORS Chain driven Iractor with 24" cut. Features Brings and Slratlon motor wilh easy ipin Reg. Woolco Price 249.95 SPECIAL PATIO TORCH Cilron icented. Easy 1o assemble and very handy for evening barbecues. Reg. Woolco Price 3.99 1.97 SPECIAL Larger Ladies7 Blouses Perma press. Sleeveless and roll-up sleeve ilyhi. Sizes 40 la 44. Reg. Woolco Price 1.94 1.27 SPECIAL ASSORTMENT OF LADIES' CARDIGANS AND PULLOVERS Shorl and long sleeve styles. Good seleclion of Green shades only. Sizes small, medium and large. Reg. Woolco Price 4.72 to 5.74 SPECIAL 3.50 LADIES' SUEDE AND LEATHER JACKETS (LIMITED QUANTITIES) Black, Brown, Antique and Navy. Incom- plete sizes 10 to 16. Reg. Woolco Price to 58.88 SPECIAL SPACE SAVERS Pulls out and makes a bed. Ideal for rum- pus rooms, dens and exlra bedrooms. Ai- sorled fabrics and colors. Reg. Woolco Price 78.88 KQQQ Do.oo SPECIAL SOFA BEDS Pulls out in make inlo a bed, complete with quilted mattress. 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