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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Firestone strike over Publication ban in kidnap case CALGARY Workers at the Firestone Tire and Rubber plant in Calgary returned to work Monday in compliance with a provincial Board of Industrial Relations order. Suspension on 32 employees were lifted by Firestone and two dismissed workers were reinstated in accord with a board ruling that the strike was illegal. About 240 members of Local 635 of the United Rubber Workers walked out July 4 in support of union demands for cost-of-living adjustment and an end to what they called labor The dismissal of millwright Dave who staged a .four-day protest in June atop the 200-foot Firestone sparked the strike. Two fall from wheel EDMONTON A preliminary hearing into charges of kidnapping and ex- tortion against four men open- ed Monday under Provincial Judge Lucien Maynard. a publication ban was ordered on the proceedings. The charges were laid against Allan Herbert of No housing crisis Dennis Gordon of no fixed Wayne William of Edmon- and Stanley Andrew after two Ed- monton youths were kid- napped May 21 and held for ransom for 19 hours. _s The four men are jointly charged on two counts of kid- two charges of extor- two charges of assault causing bodily harm and one joint charge of possession of a shotgun for.a purpose dangerous to the public peace. Four final crown witnesses were expected to testify today. RED DEER Two men were in satisfactory con- dition in hospital Monda'y after falling from the top of the ferris wheel Saturday night at the Red Deer Ex- hibition. RCMP reported that Dan of and Gary of Rocky Mountain fell out of their chair at the top of the ride. It was believed that one of the men stood up in the chair before the accident oc- curred. expected Phillips plant slowed stolen from room EDMONTON Police reported Monday that about in jewelry and travellers cheques were stolen Sunday from the down- town hotel room ot Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shon of Van- couver. Mr. and Mrs. Shon were attending the Klondike Days promenade when the theft oc- curred. Tanker crash fatal GRIMSHAW Kim of Dawson B.C.. died when his tanker truck crashed into a overturned and explod- ed near this 12 miles west of the northwestern Alberta town of Peace River. RCMP said the tanker truck and a trailer were filled with gasoline. Student plan announced EDMONTON The provincial government today announced a student bursary program to help northern Alberta residents advance their education and technical training. About will be available in bursaries the first year. A government spokesman said it is hoped that students receiving finan- cial aid will return to work in northern Alberta after up- grading their education. Alberta students not living in the north may also be eligi- ble for help if they express a desire to work there. The program was developed in consultation with the Metis Association of Alberta. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 87 56 Pincher Creek 84 52 Medicine Hat 90 56 Edmonton 77 52 Grande Prairie 76 46 Banff.......... 78 49 Calgary.......83 54 .02 Victoria ......67 57 Penticton......83 55 .05 Prince George 71 51 .14 Kamloops....... 82 54 Vancouver...... 69 56 .02 Saskatoon....... 86 61 .08 Regina 86 60 .52 Winnipeg 84 58 Toronto......... 78 60 .01 Ottawa......... 79 59 Montreal......79 61 St. John's 54 43 .37 Halifax......... 65 48 Charlottetown 74 51 Fredencton..... 78 52 Chicago......73 63 .42 New York 85 64 Miami.......... 89 76- .13 Lethbridge Calgary Regions Mainly sunny with winds northwest 15 and gusty. Highs 75 to 80. Sunny. Lows 50 to 55. Highs 80 to 85. Medicine Hat Region To- day and Sunny with winds west 15 and gusty today. Highs near 85. Lows tonight near 55. Columbia Kootenay Regions Sunny with a few cloudy periods. Sunny becoming cloudy by afternoon with a few showers in the afternoon and evening Highs both days near 85 in the south and 75 to 80 in the north. Lows tonight around 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide except for isolated thunderstorms today and Wednesday. Not quite so warm. Highs 80 to 95. Lows tonight 50 to 60. West of Continental Divide Fair today and Wednesday. Chance of isolated thunder- storms tonight and Wednesday. Highs both days 80s. Lows tonight 45 to 55. CLOSED FOR STOCK TAKING JULY29th-30th AND 31st Bargain prices on many items before stock taking. Buy now and save on farm equipment. Open Again Aug. 1st GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Count Highway Box 1202 Phone 328.1141 EDMONTON Ed- monton has enough serviced -land being developed to stave off a major housing crisis for the next 20 says Phil general manager of the new city department of real estate and housing. He said the major hous- ing developments in the including Mill a city-owned will help sup- port a population of people. I just hope that when that 20 years is we have an answer for the next Mr. Ellwood said the city has no more plans for developments the size of the Mill Woods have reached the tolerance limit in terms of urban sprawl and financing. could not afford all the ancillary services like tran- sportation if we were to spread further in a major way Edmonton has a good of keeping hous- ing costs down despite being a rapidly gfowing he added. 1972 we have put 000 lots on the market and I would hate to think what would have to prices if we had not done He said lots in Mill Woods were sold for about the going price elsewhere is anywhere from to Two injured at Banff BANFF Michae of and John William o were injured Mon day in the crash of a plane owned by the Belvedere Tobacco Co. of Montreal. RCMP said Mr. was in critical condition in a Calgary while Mr Peters was in satisfactory condition in a Banff hospital. Auction mart destroyed at Leduc LEDUC Fire of un- determined origin destroyed the Leduc Auction Mart Mon- day causing an es- timated damage. There were no injuries in the which broke out during the lunch hour when the building was vacant. Edar assistant fire chief for said there were too few pumper trucks to quelch the blaze. PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing Carway 6 a.m. to 12 Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 8 a.m. to 9 Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. CTirvioo in Flagman dies when struck CALGARY Donald 16. of Innisfail. was killed Mo'nday when he was struck by a CP Rail train one- half mile west of Calgary. He was employed as a flagman for a railway repair crew when the accident oc- curred. Welaskiwin youth killed EDMONTON Daryll of has been iden- tified as the person killed 10 miles southwest of here when his motorcycle was in a colli- EDMONTON The new Phillips Cable manufac- turing plant here will be forc- ed to remain in partial production until a shortage of high-quality plastic is says Bob plant manager. He said staff for the million communications cable plant will remain well below full capacity until at least one of the proposed world-scale polyethylene plants is on stream. staff will reach 100 by the end of this but will remain well below the possi- ble 250 until 1977-78 when one of the big plants is slated for Mr. Becker said the com- which has other western plants in Vancouver and Crowsnest decided to locate in Edmonton because two of the country's fastest growing utilities Alberta Government Telephones and Edmonton Telephones were here. Car collector Frank Totino poses with his Rolls-Royces A Rolls-Royce for each day Fla. Millionaire Frank Totino likes Rolls-Royce so much he has seven of them one for each day of the week and five more on order. said Monday he buys Rolls-Royce's swankiest Silver Cloud. To- tino's were built in the years 1960-1965. When he gets bored with he says he can sell it for about 18-per- cent profit. says he has an agent in a bachelor who dab- England continually chasing bles in investments and real down the cars and shipping estate left to him by his them over. DON'T GIVE US A VACATION Supplies PRAIRIE HITCHING COMPANY ________Lethbridge Phone 327-8280 Lottery 3rd NOV. 18th 1974 Buy your tickets at trust caisses credit unions and retailers- depending in which province you live. 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