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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Calgary crime rate figures old OTTAWA (CP) A com- plaint by Calgary Police Chief Brian Sawyer about the validity of Statistics Canada ures showing the rate of crime in cities is based on an overly simplified view of a complex problem, a spokesman for the statistics bureau said today. Mr. Sawyer had complained about figures which indicated that Calgary has the fourth highest ratio of crimes per 000 population in the country. The spokesman said Mr. Saw- yer was using "rather ancient" figures, saying the statistics for 1971 and 1972 have yet to be re- leased. He.abo said that such figures must be taken in the context of the size of the city, the criteria of what constitutes an offence and the general distribution of crime. Ht said using the rate of crime as an indicator of the in- cidence of crime was "likely to be misleading." The figures quoted by Mr. Sawyer showed that Edmonton had the highest rate with 9.86M ciimes per population, SAND A f GRAVEL 1 ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP 4 SAND AND GRAVEL J Construction Co. Ltd. M PHONE J 3284702-327-3610 M was next with Windsor, Ont., was third with, 7.992 and Calgary Mowed with The police chief said that "peace-loving, quiet, rural Mon- treal" was nth on the list, with 4.993 crimes per don't believe it." Montreal has five times the population of Calgary. The Statistics Canada spokes- man said the figures, which he indicated are only preliminary rations, must be taken in per- spective. Record price PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Pacific northwest white wheat sold for a bushel here, highest cash price in Port- land in 26 years. The price, highest in Portland since January 1947, was des- cribed as phenomenal by Rob- ert E. Menze, merchandise manager for Cargill Inc., one of the biggest wheat buyers in the United States. The official of Che Portland firm tied the gain of 113 cents since Friday to an impetus from the futures market. He said this was linked to world- wide and nationwide demand and did not reflect the expecta- tion of a 10 per cent smaller harvest this year in Oregon and Washington because of re- duced rain during the winter and spring. IMPORTANT NOTICE to LETHBRIDGE HERALD DISPLAY AND CLASSIFIED ADVERTISERS EFFECTIVE Friday, June 1, 1973 DISPLAY ADVERTISING DEADLINES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: ADVERTISEMENTS REQUIRING PROOFS (Minimum Vt page) COPY AND MATERIAL MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE HERALD BY 12 NOON 4 PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION DEADLINE for. MONDAY is NOON PREVIOUS WEDNESDAY TUESDAY is NOON PREVIOUS THURSDAY WEDNESDAY is NOON PREVIOUS FRIDAY THURSDAY is NOON PREVIOUS SATURDAY FRIDAY is NOON PREVIOUS MONDAY SATURDAY is NOON PREVIOUS TUESDAY rnaay, June Saucer that flies I HI ItTMBKIDOl HCXAID 9 Stanfield raps businessmen TORONTO (CP) Progres- sive Conservative Leader Rob- ert Stanfield rebuked Canadian businessmen yesterday for supporting Finance Minister John Turner's proposed corpo- ration tax cuts. He told guests at a plate fund-raising dinner here that the minority Liberal gov- ernment's decision to allow a review of the tax cut next year signals the retuin of "equity, common sense and sound fiscal strategy." The Conservative leader said his party endured pressure from "certain quarters" and won the concession from the government that it really wanted, a commitment that the cuts would not necessarily be- City workers use bicycles come a permanent part of the tax system. "Supporting them now does not mean living with them for- he said. Mr. Stanfield attacked the Turner tax policies and also criticized business and indus- trial interests for urging his party to back down on the issue and vote for the tax cuts. Of Mr. Turner's proposal, Mr. Stanfield said it was "all that we asked him to do.'' He told the audience, mary of them businessmen, that he would "not yield to the pressure of any special interest or any sectional interest in this coun- try. "I didn't come here to be defiant, but I did come here to talk to you frankly." Mr. Stanfield criticized the Canadian Manufacturers Asso- ciation for bringing pressure on him last winter to support the tax-cut legislation. The associ- ation made the appeal in a let- ter that was released to the press before Mr. Stanfield saw it. "As I read the executive mind of the association nothing else counted or mattered other than the tax cuts. he said. 327-2111 IS THE NUMBER OF THE STUDENT MANPOWER CENTRE WHERE STUDENTS SHOULD REGISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYERS CAN HIRE STUDENTS. IT'S EASY! JUST CALL 327-2111 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bicycles rather than automo- biles will be used for short-dis- tance errands by city employ- ees. City Manager Dale Carter rented four bicycles after the Belh Schoenberg, 16, and brother Paul, 21, (right) of Livonia, Mich., built this plos- j dty's gasoline supplier said gas tic and wood flying saucer over a two-month period after reading an article in Popular suPPlles will be cut back 15 pe _, _ a mnnth TVift liil-ae Mechanics. The nine foot disc, is powered by a three-horsepower lawnmower engine and can Travel at 25 mph for about one mile while hovering three feet above the ground. cent next month. The bikes cost ?15 each a month and are to be used for trips within a mile of city offices. l. 2. 3. Q-X WITH MOLY -SAVES- 15% TO 60% EVERY YEAR ON OPERATING AND REPAIR COSTS Available New for Automobiles Simply add 16 oz. to 5 qts. oil or in proportion To Crankcose and Automatic Transmission Tested by Tachometers and Used Oil AnalysU Q-X Moly improves efficiently of Oils three Increases film strength of oils four times Eliminates dry starts. Reduces factional drag between moving parts 5% to 20% ASK FOR IT AT SERVICE STATIONS DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS NOT REQUIRING A PROOF MAY BE RECEIVED ONE DAY LATER 12 NOON 3 PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING DEADLINES ARE UNCHANGED All regular and classified display must be in The Herald office 3 p.m. the day prior to publication a.m. Saturday for publication Monday For further information contact Display or Classified Advertising 328-4411 The Uthfoidge Herald And for menthol, get the green pack. WARNING: The Department of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;