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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Juiy ivm inc LEirmmuuc Inquest ordered in auto deaths An inquest has been ordered into the deaths of two Lethbridge young people killed in a car truck accident July 3 on Highway 2. No date has been set for the inquest into the deaths of Gordon John of 509 18th St. S. and Diane of 1014 15th St. S. RICK ERVIN photos on nags go rural via betmobile Small community races throughout Alberta will have big league parimutuel betting facilities this year with the introduction of a- prototype portable electronic unit. Irvine general manager of the Canadian West Turf said the idea of promoting better race betting facilities small communities was first broached by the Canada department of agriculture and the Alberta Racing Com- mission. Last general meetings were held to form the association and 17 com- munities responded. Mr. Sukut then approached MC Manufacturing Co. Ltd. in Fort builders of goose-neck trailers that at- tach to a small truck with a fifth wheel. Buck owner of the engineered a 63-foot long trailer needed to accom- modate all the betting equip- ment and Mr. Sukut designed the of the unit. The finished the only one in North fully Cost about It is owned by the association. Ticket issuing operated by volunteer workers at each race a mini-tote power and control unit operated by one person and an electronic tote board which records betting dividend payments and time of the race are the heart of the unit. It takes about 25 people to run the equipment and sell betting tickets at each said Mr. Sukut. The sponsor- ing association provides volunteers and they are train- ed in various phases of the operation. The trailer will be in action this afternoon and Saturday at 4 p.m. in Taber at the annual Taber Race Meet. Other centres south of Calgary to host the trailer include High Medicine Hat and Millarville. The majority of the 17 com- munities which will use the trailer are located in central Alberta. The betmobile The Canada West Turf an organization of 17 small communities which sponsor horse races each has spent to develop this 63-foot- long which houses a mini-parimutuel betting system. Rows of ticket issuing face windows to serve pony fans who want to place while winners sidle up to windows on the other side of the trailer to collect their money. It takes about 25 people to operate the system. District Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON Resident 562-2149 OPEN HOUSES JULY 14th p.m. 1302 STAFFORD DRIVE Custom built split lower level has been professionally finished and includes a family and bathroom. Large sundeck off front owner trans- ferred and has reduced price to Hosting Realtor Phyl Kristiansen 327-4943 MLS. 24 PARK MEADOWS BLVD. Brand new split entry by Suriano Homes. Must be seen to be attached excellent workmanship throughout. Mortgage at S42.500. Full price. Hosting Realtor John Pietramala 328-2573 MLS. For advance call a Royal Trust Realtor JOHN PIETRAMALA........328-2573 PETER CARROLL 327-4859 PHYL KRISTIANSEN 327-4943 JACK WYATT 328-2432 LOU OUELLETTE 328-7656 'STcLLA GRISMER 327-5656 EV. TEMPLE 328-9398 Royal Trust CotatA Real Estate ie oiyi 323 7lh Street South Phone 328-7761 That's Our Business Cranbrook food co-op to open B.C. bell for the first round of a nitty-gritty fight with the cost of living sounds June when the EK Food Co- operative comes out swinging. The co-operative has 100 members. It will stock staple fresh some appliances and some hardware. Members can buy at direct cost to the co-op in bulk plus a week service charge to cover and overhead. The public can buy at cost plus eight per cent on the cash register tally. Preliminary es- timates indicate a 10 to 20 per cent customer saving. Factory and producer bulk buying the basic theory of this experimental operation was worked out over the past three months by W. J. Belding. Dorothy will be full- time chief with Angie Mcshwa her part-time assistant. Store operating hours will be 1 to 6 p.m. Mon- day through to 8 p.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Other directors are Tom vice Elaine local Canadian Association of Consumers Robert and Don ecu Adams is EK Food CO- Bigger and Better Than LETHBRIDGE DISTRICT EXHIBITION NEW AND JULY 15-20 DAILY GATE DRAW EXCITING RODEO EVENTS July p.m. Plus exciting Chuckwagon Races and Clown Act Jerry Olsen and Sam FREE EXHIBITS TELEPHONE 327-1893 327-1948 Tickit OHIci Opin July 10 p.m. Salula to the RCMP Cantannial Display Glenbow Davonlan Institute Caravan Artistic Hobby Village Blaka Emmons Country and Western Singer Squire July 15 20 a.m. p.m. KIDDIES' DAY WED. JULY 17 OTHER ATTRACTIONS July p.m. Horae p.m. Thrilling Midway Building School Pavilion Beer Garden Kiddies Zoo Bar of Gold Kinsmen Car Draws ;