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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta WHIJ Dateline Alberta Youth dragged to death STRATHMORE RCMP Wednesday were investigating the death of a 15- year-old youth who was killed earlier in the day when he was dragged more than 650 feet by a wild horse. Police said Ross Bradley of 40 miles east of was leading the unbroken horse along a district road near the hamlet when the animal bolted. The youth had the animal's halter rope wrapped around his left wrist and was dragged through a ditch and across the road at least twice. Alleged cheaters charged CALGARY Herman Duane and James Curtis both of will appear in provincial court Aug. 15 for trial on charges of card cheating at the Stampede casino. They pleaded innocent in court and were freed on bail of each pending the trial. A police report alleged that the cheating took place in the Frontier Casino at Stampede Park last Saturday. Home receives grant EDMONTON The Brothers of Our Lady of Lourdes have been granted by the Alberta government to operate a new group home for psychotic children in Calgary. Health Minister Neil Crawford said Wednesday the funds will be used to up-grade facilities and cover operating expense. The group home is designed to provide therapeutic treament in a residential setting for children with severe emotional disturbances. Man accused of rape CALGARY John of was ordered to stand trial on a charge of rape after a preliminary hearing in provincial court Wednesday. A 20-year-old Calgary woman reported to police that she was raped May 12. Taxi fares too CALGARY Some taxi companies expressed concern Wednesday that a fare approved by the Calgary Taxi Commission may be too much and may backfire. The commission approved a fare effective Aug. to for the first drop of so that the fare will be for the first sixth of a mile and 10 cents for each sixth of a mile thereafter. Current rates are 70 cents for the first drop of the first fifth of a and 10 cents for each fifth of a mile thereafter. Air fares hearing sought By BOB DOUGLAS OTTAWA The Con- sumers Association of Canada has asked the Canadian transport commission to hold its first public hearing into an application for an air passenger fare increase. The CAC said in a news re- lease Wednesday that it wants a hearing on rate increase applications filed with the commission by Air CP Eastern Provincial Pacific Western Quebecair and Transair. The increases would take effect July 21 unless the commission objected and asked for changes or postponed approval. Air Canada and CP Air have asked for a domestic fare in- crease of 9.5 per cent while the regional airlines have generally requested similar increases for competitive routes in southern Canada. It would be the second domestic increase for most of these airlines Airline ticket prices went up an average of 10.5 per cent in February for such air carriers as Air CP Quebe- Transair and Pacific Western Airlines. The airlines have said they sought higher domestic fares because of rising particularly fuel prices. JUSTIFY NEED The consumers group said regulated air carrier should be allowed to introduce a succession of rate increases of this magnitude without proper disclosure and justification for the need for such an A transport commission spokesman said the CAC application is the first under a section of the National Trans- portation Act permitting groups to seek leave to appeal transportation rates. If the commission grants the a public hearing can be held. Whelan pushes campaign for higher food prices Audrey Johnson of Atlantic asked her four-month-old for a and in- got a teethy tweak on the nose. She wasn't hurt. Heavy run greater cancer risk WASHINGTON Heavy smokers and drinkers run a 15-times-greater risk of developing cancer of the mouth and throat than says a new federal report sent to Congress Wednesday. The Alcohol and also said a person who drinks three ounces of a half bottle of wine or four glasses of beer runs nearly times greater risk of oral about the same as a person who smokes 40 or more cigarettes daily. Dr. Morris director of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and said there appears to be a worse effect when heavy smoking and drinking are combined. That the total risk for the two is far greater than the risk to only a heavy smoker or only a heavy drinker. is no evidence that the moderate use of alcohol is harmful to Chafetz told a White House seminar for health writers. as a statistical live longer than abstainers or ex- Ont. Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan continued his campaign for higher food prices hours after Statistics Canada reported rising food costs had helped push the consumer price index to its highest annual rate in 23 years. Mr. Whelan told an Ontario Agricultural College audience at the University of Guelph that farm which rose sharply last not high people say the trend has already gone too and that food prices are too high. say The trend to because developers can still offer a farmer up to four times as much for his land as he can make from it from his produce. Text of Mr. Whelan's speech was released in advance of de- livery. The agriculture who has defended steadily rising farm incomes and food prices since his appointment in is given credit for helping Liberals regain much of their southern Ontario electoral support during Monday's general election. In at ceremonies marking the agricultural col- lege's Mr. Whelan said farm incomes must continue to rise the Air links PARIS Air Canada hopes to establish air links with Lebanon and India this and talks are going on with Venezuela and Guy the company's Western European said here yesterday. In 1975 the Air Canada network will be extended to South Africa and other parts of the African he said point where farmers can afford to pay top-notch wages so they can hire the top-notch people who need to produce and harvest our farm workers are just as important as the people who slap doors on a car in an auto-assembly plant. if that's the then farmers should have an income that will enable them to pay the kind of wage earned by automobile STARLITE MOTEL COMPLETE DISPERSION AUCTION SALE at the Motel Mayor Hagrath Drive and 10th Ave. S.. Lathbridge July p.m. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Having received instructions from the who have sold the we will sell the Approx. 20 double 9 single approx. 15 single pedestal desks for Approx. 15 night Approx. 35 occasional and straight 2 Good 9' arborite display Coin operated pop Small Floor Table TV and small Large 4 coffee Shower Large quantity of Bedspreads and Pillow Waste Many more items too numerous to mention. For Further Information Contact Hurlburt Auction Service Ltd. Phone 328-4705 TEDNEWBY Lie. 010283-41 1920 2nd Ave. S.. Lflthbridge KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 012116-458 IRM1SII mix Exploding one more myth about vodka LETHBRIDGE TRANSIT MIX 12th Street 2nd Avenue North E. H. Buck 327-7262 Equipped to serve all parts of the summer and winter. Maximum Quality Control. Prompt Delivery. No job too large or too small. Efficient and Courteous Service. iRWLSTOHC Time to set you straight on the old potato fallacy. Great vodka doesn't come from it's made from pure grain. And Commissar is one vodka that's as traditional as they come. More we use pure northern and then charcoal filtering for extra purity. The difference between plain vodka and great vodka is what goes into it.. And Commissar wouldn't dream of going against the grain. Genuine vodka Genuine value Next time somebody hands you the old potato try this simple demonstra- T.ike one insert fire- light rmd there you exploding one more myth about vodk.i. ;