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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Salary levels approved EDMONTON Top- level civil servants in the Alberta government will be able to have annual salaries ranging between and under a new salary schedule approved by the cabinet. The general manager of Alberta Government the chairman of the Energy Resources Conser- vation the chief deputy minister of health and social development and the deputy provincial treasurer will be eligible for salaries in that range. their salaries had to range between and The salary levels for other senior civil servants were also raised. Those who were eligi- ble for salaries between 000 and now will be able to get between and Fire destroys plant CALGARY The South Park Industries Ltd. trailer production plant in southwest Calgary was destroyed by fire Wednesday. Damage was over and probably approaching Ron chief executive of Atco Industries said Thur- sday. South Park is an Atco af- filiate. Three of the 40 firemen who fought the blaze for four hours were injured. Keel assistant deputy fire said the cause of the fire was being investigated but arson was not suspected. Edmonton man killed HIGH LEVEL Murray Emerson of Edmonton died when the half-ton truck he was driving left the road and overturned on Highway 35 near the Alberta Northwest Territories boundary northwestern Alberta. in Burglar on drug binge CALGARY Reginald Ingvar of who broke into a city bank twice in one weekend while on a drug was sentenced to 20 days in jail in provincial court. He pleaded guilty to burglaries at a branch of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce July 13 and 14. Crown prosecutor Robert Nelles said Jensen broke into the bank July 13 but was un- successful trying to open a safe He returned to the bank next day but this time he triggered the alarm system and was arrested. Compromise reached CALGARY A com- promise was reached Thurs- day between a Centre St. gas station operator and the city engineering department whereby sewer construction work in front of his gas station will be done only on Sundays. Mel Payne sat before city trucks Thursday morning and said construction crew had to run over him to work in front of his gas station. He also call- ed the city welfare office and applied for saying the closure of Centre St. bridge ruined his business. A section of Centre-St. north of Centre St. bridge has been under construction for several months. Many businessmer along Centre St. have com- plained that the closure of the bridge has cost them business and Mr. Payne said he couldn't take it any more. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 74 46 Pincher Creek... 80 42 Medicine Hat 74 48 Edmonton 65 39 .01 Banff........... 70 41 Calgary........68 46 Victoria.......72 50 Penticton....... 81 48 Prince George 66 49 Kamloops....... 79 57 Vancouver..... 69 55 Saskatoon....... 72 44 .02 Regina........81 43 Winnipeg 87 54 .12 Toronto........ 75 62 .05 Ottawa......... 70 55 Montreal 74 58 St. John's....... 77 52 Halifax......... 67 55 Chicago 74 68 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Today and Satur- Sunny. Highs in the mid- 705. Lows tonight 45 to 50. Calgary Regions Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Cloudy periods dur- ing the morning and early afternoon. Lows tonight 40 to 45. Highs Saturday near 70. Columbia Kootenay Regions Today and Satur- Sunny. Highs both days 85 to 90 except near 75 in the northern Columbia district. Lows tonight 50 to 55. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sunny and continued warm today and Saturday. Highs both days 85 to 95. Lows tonight 45 to 80. West of Continental Divide Sunny and continuing warm today and Saturday. Highs both days 85 to 95. Lows tonight 45 to 55. CLOSED FOR STOCK TAKING JULY 29th-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 Phom 328-1141 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. in Mountain Daylight Egg marketing high on agenda WINNIPEG Provin- cial ministers of agriculture faced a meeting today with Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan and other federal of- ficials and the main question on the agenda was the egg marketing situation. The provincial ministers and their deputies have been conferring here for the last two days behind closed and a statement said egg marketing is continuing to oc- cupy a prominent position in the talks. The federal egg marketing board was formed last year after provincial disputes over egg prices and inter- provincial eggv trade. An agreement on provincial quotas was drawn up but was never signed. One provincial represen- tative said in an interview that the board faces a million deficit and is in danger of unless its financial problems can be solved. The statement said there was general support at the talks for the interim manage- ment committee established recently to operate the Cana- dian Egg Marketing Agency The ministers agreed to name provincial marketing agency representatives to a new committee that would be charged with reviewing CEMA's structure and operations. A Manitoba review of farm credit policies across Canada indicated that farmers in all provinces are finding it increasingly difficult to get the credit they need. Many provinces had developed their own credit to fill a void they felt was left by the Federal Farm Credit Corp. France to end N-tests PARIS Presi- dent Valery Giscard d'Estaing reaffirmed Thursday his intention to end French nuclear tests in the at- mosphere this year. In a 90- minute news Gis- card also promised to give a new style to the France's in- he said. He in- troduced a less formal atmos- phere to French presidential news conferences and appeared relaxed. Forces plan recruitment campaign QUEBEC The Cana- dian Forces need men and hope a special to be held Aug. 12 through Sept. will result in the recruitment of about soldiers and a few hundred officers. Major Michel Charrier said yesterday although military salaries are not as high as those in civilian the main attraction of military life is still adventure and travel. To sign up as a one needs eight years of good physical con- dition and be between 18 and 24 years of age. Officers must have the same age and physical but must have completed 12 years of schooling. Major Charrier said that persons with special skills in civilian life can be accepted up to 34 years of age. Salmon Arm student tops VICTORIA Brett Gordon Giles of B.C. is the winner of the governor general's silver medal as best Grade 12 student in the province with an average of 93.5 per cent on scholarship Education Minister Eileen Dailly said yesterday. She said the Salmon Arm high school student wrote ex- ams in chemistry and physics to win the award for top-ranking stu- dent to graduate this year from a B.C. high school. The ministers expressed concern that the FFCC is stressing credit for land tran- sactions and generally low- risk and appeared to be moving toward a relatively fixed clientele with long-term mortgage credit activity. The statement said there was a need for better co- operation in sharing the risks inherent in providing ade- quate credit to agriculture. The ministers decided to continue a study by provincial representatives into programs aimed to improve the health of cattle herds and keep losses of animals through disease to a minimum. The Alberta delegation led a discussion of provincial incen- tives for agricultural product and there was general agreement that agriculture and rural com- munities have a lot to gain from programs that add value to farm commodities by processing. In most provinces such programs are shared by two or more provincial departments. But there are involving federal policies of transpor- trade and that the ministers planned to discuss with federal officials. SNOWMAN STORY TRUE KATMANDU Nepalese police have confirmed evidence of an encounter between a yak herder and a the abominable snowman of the reports reaching here said Thur- sday. The Nepalese news agency said a team of police sent to verify the story returned with photographs of footprints the young Sherpa herder said she marked with stones. The agency said the police found the footprints at a place called situated above the last inhabited area in the Everest region. The footprints were found at an elevation of about feet. Lapka said she was knocked uncon- scious and five of her yaks were killed by the yeti. She said the creature was covered in thick hair. Police said the footprints were between 10 and 12 inches long and more than four inches wide. Several aldermen asked to dinner EDMONTON Eskander Ghermezian told a judicial inquiry Thursday that he invited several aldermen and their wives to his apart- ment for dinner to seek the support of the aldermen for rezoning applications concerning property held by Mr. Ghermezian and his brother Raphael Eskander also told the in- studying a wide range of conduct by city that he entertained several aldermen at lunches. He said he had to get to know the aldermen and lobby for their support in connection with two rezonings he was seeking. The Ghermezian brothers are local developers. Earlier testimony at the inquiry by Aid. Alex Fallow indicated that Raphael offered to give him as an expression Byelection scheduled QUEBEC A byelec- tion is to be held Aug. 28 in Johnson riding to fill a seat vacated by the resignation Thursday of Jean-Claude Boutin. Premier Robert Bourassa announced in a statement that nominations are to be filed by Aug. 14. of thanks for the alderman's vote in favor of rezoning property owned by the Ghermezians The alleged which Aid Fallow said he was made after the vote in city council earlier this year Eskander testified Thurs- day that some aldermen sent gifts before they arrived for dinner ''before some aldermen they sent ilowers or chocolates or clothes for my son or bought enough champagne to have a good time Each oi the couples was given a similar in value to the S10 mirror given to Mrs. Fallow. WE'VE MOVED QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Codified Dental Mechanic 303-5th Street So. Melcalf Building 328-7604 DON'T GIVE US A VACATION Supplies PRAIRIE DITCHING COMPANY Lethbridge Phone 327-8280__________ WANTED -by- POOLE ENGINEERING TANDEM GRAVEL TRUCKS GOOD RATES Lethbridge 6th Ave. S. Project Phone 328-1610 or Abe Hiebert 328-4406 After Hours The all new Toyota Corona. Now big car owners have something to turn to. CORONA t DOOR SEDAN In a test conducted by an inde- pendent testing 39 big car owners were given Toyota Coronas to drive for a few weeks They drove them in town and out of town Exactly the way they drove their big cars The results7 An overwhelming majority of the drivers gave the Corona an ex- tremely favorable review with many cf them remark- ing especially on the Corona's'big car feel The test drivers may have been but we weren't The Toyota Corona was designed to bridge the gap between the big car and the small car from the drawing board on up Everything about it was specifically engi- neered to meet the big car owner's standards The Corona is a heavier car than ever be- fore With a longer wheelbase Unit body construction is utilized for strength and stability You ride in a solid steel with steel reinforcing the roof over your head and the door panels at your sides. The front and rear are specially designed to crumple at a pre-determmed rate to absorb impact before it reaches the passenger com- partment. ESP Standard on me HardiopandSS We've even added bigger power front disc standard Larger lail Nghis Electric rear window defroster Side door reinforcements Steel remlorced passenger CORONA SR. companment Power front disc brakes The end result is something you can the the Corona feels stable Steering response and overall handling are excellent ply tires are standard equipment on four of the five Deeply cushioned reclining bucket seats are specially contoured to the shape of your back A six foot driver has plenty of knee and headroom. There's more hip and shoulder too And power is there when you need it. our economical 4 2 litre over- head cam Collapsible steering column Steol re nforce- menls for fenders Re .iforced shock absorbing bumpers anrj Specially designed steet wheels help ventilate and cool brakes Bigger racial tires aid handling and stability What's the end result of our engi- neers' labours is something you can also see Ouiside the Corona is neat and elegant Insioe you be surprised at the painstaking attention to detail And when they were satisfied that they'd turned out an automo- bile that was exactly right for the times our engineers aaded a lew touches that put it way ahead of them Like ESP An electronic warning panel models that monitors 11 of the carsvital functionsand actually lets you know automat when something needs attention A new bandless 3-speed automatic transmission with a smoother shift and less maintenance than any other type And a gas saving 5-speed transmission The console mounted 5-soeed stickshift is standard with on the Corona SR Hardtop There's even an easy-to- v remove instrument panel and simpli- fied front end alignment system to hold main- tenance costs down. All in it's enough to con- vince even the most dyed-m-the- wool big car owner that he can give up his big car witnout giving up most of the things he buys a big car for For years we've been giving the small car buyer something to turn to. Big car now it's your turn. TOYOTA See how much car your money can buy. CORONA SR HARDTOP CORONA 2-DOOR SEDAN Check the Yellow Pages for the Toyota Dealer nearest you. CORONA 2-DOOH HARDTOP Nationwide Consumer Testing U S.A Test results available on request. ;