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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Rare virus kills child Big Alberta Alberta tribes cast ballots Friday EDMONTON An Edmonton doctor said Wednesday evidence linking a household pet with the oc- currence of a rare virus in a 10-year-old girl is circumstan- tial only. The statement by Dr. Henry a pediatrician and researcher at the University of followed a report that one child has died and another is in hospital suffer- ing from sub-acute sclerosing caused by a rare virus associated with measles. The surviving a 10- year-old may have con- tacted the virus in mutated state from a pet dog which is known to have carried dis- an animal virus similar to Dr. Pabst said earlier. The disease is believed to have been contacted by both children in early childhood and remained dormant for several years before attack- ing the brain. Black market in Alberta CALGARY The Herald says a black market of anti-freeze is operating in Alberta. Speculators buy and store it in anticipation that supplies will dry up and prices go up this winter of gallons have been stored by speculators in warehouses in Red Deer and small towns across the it said. The Herald quoted service station operators as saying that the speculators won't come out with the antifreeze until the price hits to a gallon. speculators are rumored to have paid only for it in the U.S. this Murder charge laid CALGARY Harvey of Sask was charged with non capital murder when he appeared in provin- cial court Wednesday. Kitchemonia was arrested in B.C last Satur- day after police issued a nation-wide warrant for his arrest following the discovery of the body of Donald Edward of at a city railyard Nov. 1972. He was remanded without plea to July 24. Education council rapped CALGARY The president of the Canadian Teachers' Federation said Wednesday that the Council of Ministers of Education of Canada is and because meets in is accoun- table collectively to no elec- and has no basis in the constitution of Canada Jim Killeen of Vancouver told the federation's annual meeting held here through Friday that the federation and the Canadian School Trustees' Association must be com- ponents of the national educational with access to necessary informa- tion in order to challenge government policy cannot afford to allow a government monopoly of information or he said in his report. He accused the council for as the supreme authority in all matters per- taining to education in GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge...... 85 58 Pincher Creek 78 49 Medicine Hat 91 57 Edmonton 76 49 Grande Prairie 71 55 Banff 71 56 Calgary 82 58 Victoria .....66 57 .05 Penticton 73 58 Prince George 65 51 03 Kamloops 75 61 .01 Vancouver 66 59 .14 Saskatoon 80 58 Regina .....91 61 Winnipeg 89 65 Toronto 75 63 04 Ottawa.......74 63 Montreal 76 65 St. John s 64 47 13 Halifax 68 53 Chariotietown 74 56 Fredencton 79 53 Chicago 90 73 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Sunny. High 85 to 90 Friday Sunny. Lows near 55. Highs 85 to 90. Calgary Regions Sunny Highs 50 to 55. Sunny Lows near 50. Highs 80 to 85. Columbia Kootenay mainly sunny with some early morning cloudiness. Cloudy intervals during the afternoon with chance of showers or isolated thundershowers. Highs today mid-70s. Lows tonight near 50. sunny with cloudy periods. Isolated afternoon showers or thundershowers. Highs Friday near 80. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and hot today and Fri- day except for isolated after- noon or evening thunder- storms. Highs both days in the 90s. Lows 55 to 65. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with chance of afternoon or even- ing showers or thunderstorms today and Friday. Highs both days 85 to 95. Lows at night 45 to 55. POST HOLE AUGERS AND POST DRIVERS Rear's Post Hole Augers Available now 3 point and front mount shaver post driver. 1 used front mount driver. Good selection of fence and corral posts on hand. GENERAL FARM SUPPUES Coutts Highway Boi 1202 Phone 328-1141 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing 6 a.m. to 12 Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 0 Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7a.m. to 1 8 a.m. to 9 Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. Tivwin in itff nv__. coal deal announced HINTON A Calgary based company which has signed a contract with a Japanese consortium for a new coal mining project here says the development will pump million into the Alberta economy and provide employment for 400 persons. Reports from Tokyo said that under the contract Gregg River Resources a whol- ly owned subsidiary of Manalta Coal will receive million from the consortium of 11 Japanese steel mills and coke-making firms to finance part of the project. Ronald president of Gregg said Wednes- day the firm is prepared to go ahead the machinery is in motion right Gregg River also has agreed to supply the Alberta coal to Japan at a price of a metric ton for the first three years of the beginn- ing in 1976 The price will be negotiated every three years. Indians stage historic elections EDMONTON wide election of officers in the Alberta Indians go to the polls history of the Indian Associa- Friday for the first province- tion of Alberta More than treaty In- dians will be eligible to cast ballots at 50 polling stations on MAURICE MACDOUGALL RUFUS GOODSTRIKER HAROLD CARDINAL Largest power plant looms reserves and at Indian settlements throughout the province. They will be voting for secretary and three area vice presidents. Thir- teen including three for the presidency of the will be seeking election The six-year' leadership of incumbent president Harold Cardinal will be challenged by Sykes Powderface of Alta.. southern regional vice president of the and by Chief Maurice McDougall of the Peigan reserve in southern Alberta. Traditional north south rivalries in the IAA will be an issue in the but the question of control over oil revenues may steal the spotlight Mr. Cardinal has proposed that revenues from federal ex- port royalties on oil produced on Indian reserves be divided equally between the producing band and a yet-to-be es- tablished native development lund. The fund would finance economic development to create employment for In- dians. Mr. Cardinal estimates the export now paid to the producing at about million a year. Mr. Cardinal said chiefs the four main producing reserves are challenging him through the candidacy of Chief McDougall because his proposal would reduce in- dividual reserve income. Also seeking election are Rutus Goodstriker and Mike Stemhauer tor the office of and eight can- didates tor the three regional vice presidencies. Past IAA elections were conducted during the annual com entions CAMROSE -Calgary Power Ltd. announced Wednesday night it will apply to the Energy Resources Conservation Board to build a coal fired power plant valued at more than million in the Dodds Hill area 25 miles north of this com- munity. It would be Alberta's largest power the com- pany said. The company said the pro- ject would generate 2.1 million kilowatts when com- likely in 1983 Plans were announced at a public meeting at 50 miles southeast of Edmonton. A spokesman said the plant would be similar to an ex- isting power plant at Lake Wabamun. 45 miles west of Edmonton. Permanent employment would be provided for about 400 with a peak of about expected in the height of the construction. THIS IS A FAIR TIME to call PRAIRIE DITCHING COMPANY on all your underground installations Phone 327-8280 STEER INTO DUNLOP FORD AND RUSTLE UP A DEAL DURING OUR Stock No. 1720 BRAND NEW 1974 CUSTOM 500 2 door green glow in radial block heavy duty battery and rear defogger. Reg. Final model year orders have now been placed with the these cars are in stock or arriving daily and we're making every effort to keep them moving. Come in this week and get behind the wheel of today's best buys. The heat's really on so buy now and save more on one of our i Stock No. 1555 1974 Mustang Machl radial tires raised white p p b pivoi quarter 3 door model Reg S5082 31 NOW S4499 Slock No. 1469 1974 Galaxie 500 4 door fully equip- ped and air conditioning. Gold and white in color. '5665 RED HOT SAVINGS ON THESE OUTSTANDING A-1 USED CAR Slock No. 1578A 1973 Gran Torino 2 door bucket seats. V8.'p s p b 16.000 miles '4395 Slock No. 1621A 1973 Ford F100 Custom Brown and yellow 3 speed. miles. '3895 Stock No. 1772A 1973 Pinto Squire Station Wagon 2000 cc. radio. Slock No. 1770A 1971 Ford F100 Ranger VS ladio requires some sold on as Is '1995 Stock NO. 1546A 1972MontegoMX 2 door summer gold m owner's name available. '2995 Stock No. 1733A 1970 Ford 350 Chassis A Cab Dual rear wheel-long wheel base will take 10' V8 4 speed '2695 Slock No. 1762A 1971 Marquis Brougham 2 door fully and air conditioning Stock No. 16BOB 1968 CMC Vz Ton Pickup V8. radio with topper '1995 JUST INI 1973Thunderbird 2 door hardtop. V8 automatic p s p.b air approx 13.000 miles Stock No. 1700A 1970 Fargo Trades- men Pickup V6 radio Stock No. 1671A 1969 Plymouth Belvedere 2 ooor nardtop 6 cylinder automatic Just being painted medium approx miles. Slock NO. 1973GMCC-20 Super Custom Ton V-8. p s p.b low mileage White and copper in color. SALE Wide Open Dally from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. DUNLOP FORD 1510 Mayor Magrath Drive and 16th Avenue Phone 3284861 ;