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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta United Appeal goal set CALGARY The city's 1974 United Appeal campaign will start Oct. 1 with a goal of Alex associate campaign said Friday. The objective represents an 11.5 per cent increase over the amount of money raised last year for Calgary's 37 member he told a news conference. The original objective was The extra has been added as a to commemorate Calgary's 100th birthday next year. New director named EDMONTON Dr. Richard Short has been ap- pointed associate director of services for the the provincial government an- nounced today. Dr. is a native of Scotland where he was responsible for developing a community psychiatric program and services for the mentally and physically han- dicapped in Edinburgh. Dr also a former director of mental health ser- vices in New will assume the position here Aug. 1. Foul play ruled out MILLET RCMP Friday identified Ethel Kathreen of as the girl whose body was found June 28 beside a country road in this 30 miles south of Edmonton. Foul play is not suspected. RCMP said they were un- able to identify her body for some time and withheld her name earlier this week pending notification of her parents. Boy pinned under BROWNVALE Daiman Kurt Peterson of Brownvale died when the tractor on which he was riding 'eft a district road and oveiiurned near this northwestern Alberta com- munity. He was pinned under the vehicle's right wheel. The driver of the a 15 year old was thrown clear and escaped injury. Killam youth killed KILLAM Robert William of was killed when the car he was driving was in collision with a semi trailer unit here Killam is about 75 miles southwest of Edmonton. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lethbridge.......86 52 Medicine Hat 84 53 Pincher Creek 82 52 Grande Prairie 67 39 Edmonton 71 49 Jasper.........71 44 Calgary......... 77 45 Victoria......74 51 Prince Rupert... 59 42 Penticton....... 84 56 Kamloops....... 87 55 Vancouver 70 55 Toronto......... 71 56 Ottawa........ 71 62 Montreal 75 63 Saskatoon....... 75 46 Moose Jaw ......78 49 Regina........77 45 Winnipeg 76 54 Chicago .......87 72 New York 76 62 Miami........ 90 79 Washington 82 68 Los Angeles... .77 66 San Francisco___67 58 Denver......... 94 61 Las Vegas..... 109 86 Phoenix Ill 83 Mexico City..... 72 57 Honolulu........ 88 76 Athens........90 77 Rome.......... 84 66 Paris........... 76 59 London......... 68 57 Berlin.......... 72 54 Amsterdam..... 68 61 Madrid......... 91 66 .05 Moscow.......79 59 Stockholm 59 50 Tokyo.......... 88 73 FORECAST Medicine Hat region Today and Sunday sunny. Highs both days near 85. Lows tonight 45-50. .06 Calgary region Today and 01 Sunday sunny. Highs both days 75-80. Lows tonight near 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly fair and warm today and Sunday. Chance isolated thunderstorms south late this afternoon and tonight. Highs both days 85 to 95. Lows tonight 45 to 60. West of Continental Divide Sunny and warm today and Sunday. Chance of isolated thunderstorms south portion late this afternoon and tonight. 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 Coutts Highway Box 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 Kingsgateopen 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7a.m. to 8 a.m. to 9 Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. Edmonton probe figures and brother Eskandar Ghermezian Man plays dead to escape bear WEST MONT. A California man es- caped with injuries to an arm and hand after he fought off a grizzly bear with an ice axe and then played Glacier National Park officials said Friday. Authorities said the Dr. J. Gordon Edwards of San Jose State was maul- ed Thursday when he came upon a sow and two cubs while hiking in the park's back country. Dr. Edwards told officials he was able to fend off the first attack with his ice but the beast attacked knocked him down and sank her teeth into his left hand and arm. Dr. Edwards said he played dead and the sow left the area. Officials said Dr. Edwards then hiked to a park resort area and was taken to hospital. Officials said Dr. Edwards is an experienced out- doorsman and the author of a book on mountain climbing in the park. Review is sought on taxi fare hike CALGARY president of the Millican Ogden Community has asked city council to review the increase in taxicab fares approved recently by the Calgary Taxi Commission Mr. an aldermanic candidate in the October civic said bus service is inadequate in small neighborhoods such as Millican Ogden and residents there depend heavily on taxi service. hugejncrease in taxi fares is going to hurt them he said. The commission approved on July increases to for the first one sixth mile and 10 cents for each additional sixth of a mile. Deaf school post filled EDMONTON Keily W. Boesen has been appointed superintendent of the Alberta School for the Deaf a department of education spokesman announced Friday. Mr. Boesen who has taught in schools for the deaf in Nebraska and is the former director of vocational education and American School for the deaf in West Conn. He is expected to assume duties within tne next two weeks. Banff road victim identified BANFF have identified John Lewis of Edmonton as the person killed Wednesday following a head on collision between a truck carrying lumber and a car hauling a camping trailer about eight miles west of here. The victim was a passenger in the truck which overturned on the Trans Canada Highway and rolled into a pinning him in the wreckage. Marcel Joseph driver of the escaped with minor in- as did the occupants of the camping unit. WANTED POOLE ENGINEERING TANDEM GRAVEL TRUCKS GOOD RATES Lethbridge 6th Ave. S. Project Phone 327-1610 or Abe Hlebert Developer tells probe of alderman incident EDMONTON Eskandar a local Friday told a judicial inquiry investigating the city's affairs that Aid. Bill McLean had asked him to do for the alder- man's campaign manager. Mr. Ghermezian said he felt this could be interpreted in two To him some jobs to work on the hotel city hotel owned by Mr. Ghermezian and his brother or some money.'' The judicial inquiry before Mr. Justice William Morrow of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court was called after another Alex said he was offered a gift by Raphael Ghermezian because he had voted in favor of a rezoning that would affect a shopping centre development planned by the brothers. Mr. Ghermezian said the in- cident involving Aid. McLean occurred at the hotel. He testi- fied Aid. McLean introduced him to a man named Ron saying Mr. Souillier was his campaign manager. The developer told the in- quiry he wondered why the alderman would introduce him to his campaign manager and that the alderman appreciate it if you could do something for Mr. Ghermezian said he told Aid. will not do anything with your campaign He explained the meeting took place after the city's mu- nicipal planning commission had rejected Mr. Ghermezian's application for rezoning of a site in west Ed- monton for the Westgate shopping and before the application went to city council. Mr Ghermezian said the meeting was witnessed by a number of people and followed several social meetings between the two men and their families. The developer emphasized he told Aid. McLean he did not want to have anything to do with his campaign manager before the rezoning went through but that he suggested that after the rezon- ing had been dealt with he might work with him. He noted Aid. McLean voted no on all three readings of the rezoning bylaw. Mr. Ghermezian said that at Soldiers leaving for Cyprus the time of the hotel he had lobbied most of the al- CALGARY Thirty- dermen regarding the four men from Canadian rezoning. In his lobbying of Forces Base Calgary will Aid. he said the leave for Cyprus early next alderman more week to augment Canadian interested in how much money soldiers on peace-keeping I was going duties on the Mediterranean to The other aldermen were more interested in the merits of the proposed but Aid. McLean's interest centred on the monetary aspect of the shopping the developer said. At that the inquiry ad- journed until Tuesday. SHARE THE ISLANDS The Canada-United States border passes through the Thousand Islands on the St. Lawrence leaving the majority on the Canadian side. a base spokesman said Friday. They will be drawn from personnel of Lord Strathcona Horse Royal a signal squadron and a service battalion based in Calgary. The Calgary contingent will be commanded by Lieu. Cam Ross. The spokesman said the Calgary soldiers will be part of the reinforcement announc- ed by the federal government Thursday. The bulk of the ad- ditional troops will be from the Canadian Airborne Regi- ment based in Edmonton drunks hit CALGARY Despite a report earlier this month that the crime rate in Calgary is city police are cracking down on two par- ticular types of offenders with renewed vigor. Police issued 752 tickets for speeding since a crack down on speeders began on Tuesday. The total is about four times as great as normal. The second type of offenders the public drunk felt the full effect of a police crackdown on drinkers Friday as 11 men were brought into provincial court to face charges of being drunk in a public place. All 11 pleaded guilty to public and were each fined or 10 days in jail. Judge R. V. Read denied time to pay for several of the who indicated that without time to pay the fine they would have to spend the time in jail because they were without money. WE'VE MOVED QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic 303-5th Streal So. MetcaK Building 328-7684 DON'T GIVE US A VACATION Supplies PRAIRIE DITCHING COMPANY ________Lethbridge Phone 327-8280________ Congratulations APOLLO MUFFLER CENTRE on their new branch in Lethbridge WELDERMAN SUPPLY CO. 1210 3rd Ave. N. 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