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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta g THI IFTHBRIDG! HWALD------Thuriday, July J3, 1770 Canada Does Better Than U.S. Sulphur In Braking Consumer Price Rise Parley On Tap OTTAWA (CP) Canada ap- pears to be performing better than the United States in slow- ing the rise in consumer prices and in maintaining industrial production during North Amer- ica's agonizing shift away from excessive inflation. But latest statistics show Can- ada has developed higher unem- ployment, its consumers are going more deeply into retailer debt, and business buyers seem less optimistic about the future than their U.S. counterparts. Because of the dependence of much of Canada's economic health on conditions in the United States, authorities in this country can do little more than moderate the rub-off effects on Canada of boom and slump cy cles in the U.S. economy. Latest figures released by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics here, and by government agen cics in Washington including the U .S. commerce department give this picture of the two countries: Canadian con- sumer price index rose two- tenths of one per cent in June, while the U.S. counterpart index rose four-tenths of one per cent, The year-to-year rate of con- sumer price increase in Canada began to slow down earlier than it did in the United States. index of industrial production deciinec eight-tenths1 of one per cent in Expand Letlibriclge, Red Deer Town Planners Advised EDMONTON (CP) The "tremendous growth" of Edmon- ton and Calgary is one of the major problems facing munici- pal planning in Alberta, Fred Colborne, m u n i c i pal affairs minister, said here. Mr. Colborne was speaking QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 5th St. S. Ph. 328-7684 Above Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. at the annual conference of the Town Planning Institute of Canada. At the present- rate of growth, there will be 10 Cal- garys in 100 years, or else the one city will reach a popula- tion of and extend 13 miles toward Banff, said M. M. Rogers, Calgary director of planning. Dennis Cole, Red Deer city ccommissioner, suggested that smaller cities like Lethbridge and Red Deer be "deliberately expanded" instead of Calgary and Edmonton. NOTICE On July 27, 1970, tha Council of the Cily of lothbridgo intends to pass By-law No. 2897, baing a by-law to reguiata hedges, trees, fences, or other objects on privata property adjacent to intersections in the City of Lethbridge. Interested persons may inspect a copy of the proposed by-law at the office of the City Clerk during normal working hours, and may make written submissions, for or against the proposed by-law, to the City Clerk not later than Noon on Friday, July 24, 1970. KEN A. SEAMAN, Acting City Clerk. May, but it remained well above a year ago. The U.S. index dropped three-tenths of one per cent in June to the low- est level since late 1063. rad-June Denies Alta. Favors Local Contractors EDMONTON (CP) Albert Ludwig, public works minister has denied Saskatchewan gov- ernment statements that Alber- ta favors its own contractors in public works jobs. Hs said when an out-of-prov- ince contractor bids lower than Alberta firms, public interesl demands that the government accept the lower bid. The Alberta government only last week awarded a major1 contract for a public works project to a Saskatchewan con- tractor. He was commenting on a statement by Premier Ross Thatcher that Alberta and Manitoba governments may be giving local contractors prefer- ence. Mr1. Thatcher said that un- less all three provinces live up to an agreement they made three or four years ago to ac- cept low bidders "we will have to give it up, too." The premier has asked that the matter be put on the agen- da for the July 20 Prairie Econ- omic Council meeting in Ed- monton. ELECTED CHAIRMAN LONDON (CP) J. C. Wood- ward, an assistant deputy min- ister of agriculture in the Cana- dian government, has been elected chairman of the ninth Commonwealth agricultural Bureaus conference now being leld in London. it amounted to G.I per cent o tlie Canadian labor force in ac tual terms, and to 6.6 per cen when normal seasonal factor were taken into account. Th U.S. commerce department' seasonally-adjusted unemploy ment rale for all civilian wort ers was 4.7 per cent, for whit workers it was 4.2, and fo Negro and other races' it wa 8.7. credit oul standing in Canada in May thi year was 6.6 per cent highe than a year earlier. Instalmen financing was up 7.1 per cent Comparable U.S. statistic showed an increase of 5.7 per cent in consumer credit in gen eral, and 6.4 per cent in instal ment financing. for immediate business outlook are new orders placed with manu facturers for durable goods. Ad justed for seasonal variations Canadian orders in April and May were running more than about 3.5 per cent below their March levels. In the U.S., new orders for durable goods ady anced 3.5 per cent in May. Water Bumpers Reduce Damage In Accidents TORONTO (CP) The To- ronto Transit Commission an- nounced here that all its buses eventually will be equipped with "water bump- which the TTC says help reduce damage in accidents. The TTC said the water bump- ers, vinyl bags filled with, water and attached to laminated joards mounted on regular 'ront bumper brackets, were in- stalled early last year on 31 Mses on an experimental basis. The buses were involved in 11 accidents, and damage was less than with conventional bump- ers. Don't run put on Monday ...because you can't run out for more. EDMONTON (CP) A. R. Patrick, Alberta mines minis- ter, has called a meeting of sul- phur producers for Monday to discuss sagging prices and over- production in the industry. Prices have slumped drasti- cally from highs of more than about three years ago to lows of less than this March, Deputy Minister H. H. Somerville said Wednesday. Alberta's sales in the first quarter of this year rose 22 per cent, -but the over-all prices dropped 58 per cent. Mr. Somerville said no spe- cific topics have been put for- ward for the agenda. Alberta's sulphur, a byprod- uct of natural gas, accounted for the bulk of Canada's tons' produced in 3 969. Mr. Somerville said nearly tons of sulphur were produced in March, of which 72.743 tons were sold to the Uni- ted States, in other part of Canada, in A1 b e r and the remaining "o shore" or outside the continer U.S. Senator Russel B. Lo of Louisiana has suggested th the effects of Canada's ovi production on domestic ar world prices may result quotas on Canadian sales in t U.S. He recently introduced bill that could cut Canadi: sales in half. Large Canadian producer already feeling the effects, ir elude Shell Canada Ltd., Hu son Bay Oil and Gas Co. Lti and Canadian Super Oil Ltd. The meeting will be held Calgary. Chet Intervieiv Accurate NEW YORK (AP) Li magazine says it did not err an interview quoting NBC new caster Chet Huntley as sayin lichard M. Nixon as presidi 'frightens" him. "After reading the account vhat he said, Mr. Huntley ma lave regretted saying jfe spokesman said her 'But there is no question abou He accuracy of what was n ported." Huntley said in a letter to tt Bozeman, Mont., C h r o n i c 1 Monday that hs did not sing out Nixon but said that he "wot ied about all presidents of th United the vill stay healthy, whether the an stand the strain, thei .lower, the d e c i si o n s the make." Huntley, who retires after h Friday appearance on NBC' Huntley-Brinkley program, ate isowned another quote tha Life attributed to him: "The Kallowness the man (Presl lent Nixon) overwhelms me." The Life spokesman said in tatement that Huntley's denial was "Mr. Huntley was interviewee Thomas Thompson, a write or Life magazine, on board r light from Tampa to New Yor nd in his office at NBC late ii une. Mr. Huntley was quite re- axed during the interview, and some of his statements wer ven stronger than those pub shed in Life." FULL FLAVOUR you can really enjoy ...enjoyed in Alberta and more than 60 countries around the world. THE CASING BREWERIES (ALBERTA) LIMOTO Doniniunity Television Launched THUNDER BAY (CP) The Thunder Bay Community Filn Project, a National Film Boart summer program to determine the future of community televi sioir in Canada, was officially opened here by Robert Andras minister without portfolio, am Thunder Bay Mayor Saul Laskin. The project involves the training of about 15 area resi- dents in film and videotape techniques so that they can form the production nucleus of a community-controlled televi- sion channel; tentatively plan- ned for .1971. In a prepared statement, Mr. Andras. Port Arthur MP, said the project "can mark the be- ginning of an invaluable devel- in the community's life. The project issponsor'ed jointly by the NFB, under its Challenge for Change Program, and Town Talk, a citizens' as- sociation responsible in the past for community programs including all re- port interpretative studies and an active anti-pollution cam- ptlgn. Woofw WEEK-END o i 0 U 0 0 0 u O i o u O O Thursday Evening Friday and Saturday Quantities Limited We Reserve the Right to limit Quantities O u O O O u O O O u O O WOOLCO PHARMACY OPERATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (ALTA.) LTD. A Division of the Dominion Citrus Co. Lid. PSSST SHAMPOO Instant spray-on shampoo. 7-ounce Aerosol tin. Reg. Woolco Pries 1.99. SPECIAL 1.39 Boys' Permanent Press BOOT JEANS 52% Nylon 48% Cotton, long wearing, durable and fully rein- forced. All around belt loops. Sizes 8 to 16. Reg. Woolco Price 2.97 2.66 or 2 for S5 SAVE 3.18 Boys' Matching Pants and Vest Suits Yarn dyed woven fabric. Machine washable. Reialns color and shape after repeated washings. Flared pants. Checks and stripes. Sizes 10 to 18. Reg. Wcolco Price 9.95. SPECIAL 6.77 Ladies' "Magnifique" Panty Hose Dupont Nylon. Spice, Honey Gold and Navy. Sizes Reg. Woolco Price 1.17 .DO SPECIAL for FROM THE SMOKE SHOP Buy a carton of Peter Jackson cigarettes and maybe you'll be the lucky winner of an 11' "Sea Snark" sail boat. With every purchase of a carton of PJ.s you get ONE chance to enter your name the draw barrel. Better hurry the contest ends looru CONTEST IS FOR CUSTOMERS OF THIS STORE ONLY. SAIL AWAY WITH P.J. DRAW WILL BE MADE AUGUST 1st y MEN'S ASSORTED CASUAL SUEDE SHOES lace up style with crepe soles. Brown or Tan. Sizes 7 to 11. Reg. Woolco Price 4.44 SPECIAL SEWING BASKET Beautifully decorated wtih foida- way handle, ona organizer tray. Reg. Woolco Price 8.99 SPECIAL 56 ASSORTED TUMBLERS 5 or. to 12 oz. sizes. Choose from Clear, Avocado and Gold. Reg. Woolco Price .25 fo .39 SPECIAL .17 "DURAVAL" BY OZITE Indoor-outdoor carpet made of 100% Potyproplene fibre face. Ex- durable. Ideal outdoor carpet to beautify your patio, walk- way, stairway or Choose From the latest decorator colors of Golden, Forest Green, Copper, Oliva and Seaspray. HERSHEY'S INSTANT CHOCOLATE It's delicious hot or cold. Each pack- age contains Vi Ib. extra FREE. 2V? Ib. package .89 LADIES' "SHEER MAGIC" PANTY HOSE One size fits all. Colors of Tropical Fan, Meil Dore, Tempo and Navy. Reg. Woolco Price 1.39 SPECIAL LADIES' VINYL SANDALS Wedge heel. Assorted colors. Sizesi 6 to 8. Reg. Woolco Price 3.44 SPECIAL 2.75 MISSES' SWIVEL STRAP PARTY SHOES Black Patenl. Sires: to 4. Reg. Woolco Price 3.97 SPECIAL O O n O O O n O O O o o n O O 2 for 1 .66 O O O n O 2-PIECE LUGGAGE SETS FRIDAY 10 A.M. SPECIAL (ONE HOUR ONLY) LADIES' Western Blouses 6 styles to choose from in colo'rs of Mini, Blue ond While. Sizes 32 to 38. Reg. Wooleo Price 9.95 to 4QQ SATURDAY 10 A.M. SPECIAL (ONE HOUR ONIY) ASSORTED Paper Towels The best work saver in your home. Reg. Woolco Price .61 SPECIAL O o n O Monday and Tuesday a.m. to p.m.; Wednesday f a.m. lo 1 p.m.) Thursday ond Friday 9 a.m. 10 9 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. lo 6 p.m. ;