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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 76 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Solurday, Juim 3, 197? DEATHS GRIMES Passed away Tuesday, May 30, 1972 at Cal- gary, Michael Dwayne Grimes, beloved inlant son of Gerry and Grimes of Lethbridge. A Graveside Service was held at St. Mary's Cemetery, Calgary on June 1st, 2336A PATERSON Passed away In Ihe city on Friday, June 2, 1972, Mrs. Alice Paterson, at the age of 73 years, of the Del- will Apartments. Lethbridge. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of Funeral Service. C2332 HAN SEN Passed away at Red Deer on June 1st, 1972 at the age of 31 years, Professor Gerald Dean Hanson, beloved husband of Mrs. Belly Hans en, Lawrence, Kansas. Gerald had been teaching at the University in Kansas prior to his illness. Besides Ms wife, Betty, he is survived by one son, Steven; his parents, Mr. and Mi's. C. L. Hansen, Red Deer; one sister, Mrs. Beverly Greif, Sudbury, Ont. and his grandmother, Mrs. E. Davics, Grinrod, B.C. He was predeceased by his broth- er, Donald in December of 1971, Funeral services will be held in The Eventide Chapel at Red Deer on Monday, June 51 h at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Red Deer. HOLLA G Passed away suddenly in the city on Tues- day, May 30, 1972, Mr. Otto Rollag, at Ihe age of 59 years, c! 28lh Avenue and 30th Street South, beloved hus- band of Mrs. Pauline Rollag and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John O. Rollag of Lethhridge. Bom, raised and educated in Wrentham, the late Mr. Roilag moved to Wynndel, B.C. in 1940, where he operated a business until 1953. At this time h8 moved to Lethbridge, where ho FUNERALS OCKEY Funeral service for Eugene Edward Ockey, be- loved husband of Mrs. Vera Ockey of Cardston, who died there Monday, May 29, 1972, at the age of 72 years, was held at 1pm. Thursday, June 1, 1972, in the Alberta Stake Chapel of the LDS Church with Bishop Reed Zcmp officiating. Honor- ary pallbearers were H e b e r Sheffield, Monte Zemp, Clyde and Morris Shields, Jim Martin and Myron Layton. Active pall- bearers were Allen and Garry Gallup, Derral and Ricky Orr, MaMarr Shipley and Marvin Conrad. Interment was in Ihe Cardston Cemetery. Cliristcn- sen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrange- ments. ROLLAG Funeral service for Otto Rollag, beloved hus- band of Mrs. Pauline Rollag and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John 0. Roilag of Letlibridge who died suddenly in the city Tuesday, May 30, 1972, was held at p.m. Friday in Im- manuel Lutheran Church with Pastor W. Schoepp officiating. Active pallbearers were Rich- ard and Melvin Barton, Ron Moore, Donald Mackenzie, Cunt Bossert and Tommy Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Henry Barton, George Bustard, Ink Hesjedal, George and Marvin Christeusen, Char- les Rockenbach, Harold Willi- ams, Gordon Mackenzie, Alt Ehrler, Rulon Brandley, Ted Bossert, James Helwig, George King and Harry Hesjedal. Mar- tin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Fu- neral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. CARDS OF THANKS TRAINER I wmilt1 like to thank the doctors, nurses; those who sent cards, flowers anc came to visit during my stay in the Lethbridge Municipal Hos pital. Halie Trainer. 3209 GIBSON I wish to thank all the nurses and my doctor at St. Michael's Hospital an all the neighbors and friend and my family and also S Mary The Virgin Parish for al Jie wonderful things ttiey'v done for me and my family dur ing my illness. Thanks again o Charter flight clubs may go IN MEMORIAMS ZOWTIAK In loving mem- ory of a dear husband, father, ;r and father and great-grand- f.illier, Michael Zowtiak, who passed away June 3, 1350. His memory is our greatest treasure, In our hearts he lives forever. remembered by his wife and family. 3189 SEARGEANT In loving memory of our father, Herbert Seargeant, who died June 4, 19C6 and our mother, Betty Seargeant, who passed away February 6, 1933. with love and gratitude by their daughters: Mrs. A. Hosteller, Castle- gar, B.C.; Mrs. N. E. Klop- penborg, Lethbridge; Mrs. P. Tetzlaff, Ardrossan, Al- berta. 3181 has resided until He served his passing, the dian Army during the Second World War, from 1W3 to 1345 and at the time of his passing he was employed at the Gov- ernment Post Office in bridge. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and served as an Elder and Sunday School superintendent. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his parents; two daughters, Mrs. Danny (Con- nie) McFaddcn, Wynndel, B.C., Mrs. Art (Patricia) Ronne, Coaldale, Alberta: two sons, Mr. Kenneth Rollag and Mr, Bruce Rollag, both of Leth- bridge; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Henry (Rose) Barton, Lethbridge, Mrs. Har- old (Josie) Williams, Leth- bridge, Mrs. Rulon (Luella) Brandley, Fort Macleod, Mrs. Gordon 'Helen) McKenzie, Wrentham and otic brother, Mr. Lawrence Rollag, Edmonton. He was predeceased by one brother, Martin Rollag. The fu- neral service was held on Fri- day, June 2 at p.m. in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Pastor W Schoepp officiated. Those who wish may donate to the Immanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or The Alberta Heart Fund, care of Mrs. M. N. Wray, 1705 15th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. MARTIN BROS, LTD., Directors of Fu- neral Service. C2333 behalf of myself. Audrey Gibson an family. 318 GERGELY I would like most sincerely thank my doc tors, of the Campbell Clinic fi their indispensable service. Thanks to the nurses and sta of the Intensive Care Unit of the Municipal Hospital f the excellent care given me du ing my stay. Thanks to Re and Mrs. Teles for all the kindness. Thanks also to re! tives and friends who se flowers, visited, for the ma, other gifts and cards. They wei all very much appreciated. Gcrgely. HEARER In loving mem- ry of Irene Shearer, who pass- away June 4, 1968. A wonderful mother, woman and aid; One who was better God never made, wonderful and true, worker, loyal One in a million, that, mother was you. Just in your judgement, al- ways right, Honest and liberal, ever up- right; Loved by your friends and all that, you knew; A wonderful mother, mother, was you. remembered by Doug, George and Bob. 317? Six arrested on airline ticket ring By BOB DOUGLAS OTTAWA (CP) An interna- tional groundswell of support is developing behind a proposal aimed at eliminating some un- rier-the-counier practices in tho trans-Atlantic c h a r t e r flight market. The proposal, being advanced In various forms by Britain, Canada and the U.S., would re- place the affinity charter now accepted internationally. European countries are showing interest. The idea was discussed at a Paris meeting of European and North American civil aviation authorities in February. It is ex- pected to be on the agenda at liie next meeting planned for Ottawa in the autumn. Basically, the proposed rule would allow seats on a charter flight to be sold individually. Passengers no longer would liaye to be members of a spe- cific organization for six months prior to departure. It is argued that this proposal would get around dishonest practices that have grown up around club memberships to satisfy the affinity charter rule. RULES HAS CRITICS The affinity rule has been criticized by Transport Minister Don Jamieson and J. Pick- ersgill, transport commission president. It has created head- aches or airlines, charter oper- ators and regulatory authori- ties. Mr. Piekersgill has said the rule is almost unenforceable. It has encouraged bootlegging oE empty seats in charter flights with some charter brokers pocketing kickbacks for selling the seats. Airlines and regulatory au- thorities find it hard to ensure that all members of the charter group have indeed been mem- bers for six months when Uia flight leaves. One traveller in London in January said he had been told to join the Shakespearean De- bating Society on the day the charter flight was to fly to New York. The day before he had joined the Park Preservation Society of New York in an at- Defunct insurance company victim of its own success kers, who then sell the scats and receive a kickback from the charier group. The proposed replacement nile could be easier to cntorce, It has been suggested that in submitting their list of passen- gers, the travel agent could in- clude extra names. This could be up to 15 per cent of the total. This would allow some per- sons to drop out in the three- month waiting period before tho flight departs. But only persons on the list would be allowed to hoard tho aircraft. They would be identi- fied by their passports. The illegal practice of selling seats to unauthorized persons within the waiting period would bo wiped out. fine for misleading advertising EDMONTON (CP) Alverla Giftwares Ltd. was found guil- ty here in the appellate divi- sion of the Alberta Supreme Court on three charges of mis- leading advertising. It was fined The charges related to three advertisements for sidewalk bicycles in a company catal- ogue. Tlie charges were dis- missed by District Court Judge J. S. Cormack last December but appealed by the crown. Mr. Justice J. M. Cairns said EDMONTON (CP) Rocky Mountain Lite Insurance Co., whose collapse was announced tills week, had operated iu a razzmatazz fashion, charging aggressively into a tough market. Monthly sales rallies featured buglers playing and sales agents and their wives responding loudly with shouts of "charge." The hard-sell policy appeared to pay off initially. After only three years of op- eration, the firm had by captured three per cent of tho Alberta Insurance market, a feat others in the business con- sidered remarkable. But some in Ihe business say the company may have been a victim of its own success, com- ing on too fast, too soon. In 1968 Rocky Mountain Life failed to find a means to raise a significant amount of capital to meet operating expenses willed followed Ihe large in- crease in sales. They had to sell some of their insurance to an- other company n year later to raise equity capital. This meant that Rocky Moun- tain was signing away any po- tential profits from those pol- icies. Isnuronce profits como in the long-term, not immedi- ately. WENT DOWNHILL Business went downhill from there, ending last Tuesday when Attorney General Mcrv Leitch told the Alberta legislature that the government was cancelling allowed by the Alberta Isnur- ance Act, the minister said. An associated company, Ho- moco International Associates, received permission to sell stocks on the Toronto Exchange but they failed in attempts to raise the ?1 million which would have been used to buy shares of Rocky Mountain and restore its financial posi- tion, Mr. Lcilch said. It was midnight (or the Cin- derella company. Insurance sources say the formative years are particular' ly difficult for an Insurance company. It is essential that IN MEMORIAMS loving mem- ory of our mother and grandma, Mattie Hartwick, who passed away June 4, 1967. remembered by Or- lene, Laurence and family. 3178 NEW YORK (AP) Authori- ies say they have grounded >art of a highly lucrative under- vorld travel industry that alleg- edly supplied forged or stolen tiriine tickets to organized crime figures for business and ileasure trips. District Attorney Frank logan of Manhattan announced Thursday that a joint federal and local investigation into the "source of illicit revenues of or- ganized criminal elements" had led to the arrest of six persons since last weekend. Seized were hundreds of blank airline tickets, 35 plates with airline imprints, assorted travel agency plates and two "invalua- ble" validating machines, Hogan said. The suspects were described as members of an international multi-million-dollar-a-year rack- et that sold plane tickets to the public at half price and gave tickets to narcotics and stolen-securities couriers in the undenvorld. Hogan estimated that the air- line industry loses million annually through stolen and forged tickets "with the prob- lem complicated by the fact that the tickets may be re- deemed for cash." One suspect was held without bail. Bail for the oiher five ranged from 5500 to A hearing was scheduled for Juno 8. information given to prospec- tive purchasers was mislead- _, "having in mind what was reported in the catalogue." The catalogue said that wherever possible the manu- facturers' retail prices would be quoted, along with the Al- berta Giftware prices. in the three cases, the manu- facturers' retail price quoted was found to be higher than the actual manufacturers' prices. The quoted price had indicated to purchasers they were getting merchandise at more of a reduclion than was actually the case. tempt to get an earlier flight to New York. A Toronto charter broker said last July that he charged 515 a customer for finding a charter flight on short notice. He said that out of the fee came the cus- tomer's membership dues in whatever club he joined for the trip. OFFICIALS SUSPICIOUS Government sources suspect Gome organizations charter a full aircraft to get cheaper seat rates. Then, when they find they don't have enough people to fill the plane, they offer the re- maining seats to charier bro- YACKULIC In loving mem- ory of a dear husband and father, Michael who passed away on June 3, 1967. Years may pass and fade away, But memories of you win al- ways stay. remembered by his wife Alice, son Darrel, daughters Carol and Mar- lene and family. 3177 Gaglardi denies he drove car like 'niauiac' Government capitalism hit by Sykes CALGARY (CP) Mayor Rod Sykes of Calgary Thurs- day said businessmen face a major problem in competition from governments which use- taxpayers' funds to compete against private enterprise. Speaking to a meeting of news editors from tha three Prairie provinces, Mr. Sykes said there is distrust on both sides between government and business "but no one seems to he identifying the simple fact that government is using public money to intervene more and more directly in competitive in- vestment. Mayor Sykes told the meeting of representatives from 34 ra- dio and television stations that hundreds of millions of dollars of public money is being lost in these government invest- ments. Favors union of churches LENNOX VILLE, Que. (CP) Rev. Wilbur K. Howard of Ottawa, newly-elected president of the Montreal-Ottawa confer- ence of the United Church of Canada, says he favors union of the Anglican and United churches Mr. Howard, the first black ever to hoad the conference, was elected at the conference's 48th annual meeting which ends today. He succeeds Mrs. Enid Wasspr of Valois, Que., first woman to serve as president. Both Mr. Howard and Rev. A. B. Lovelace of Lennoxville, president-designate, told the meeting Wednesday they dis- agreed with a stated belief by Anglican Bishop C. B. Snell o'f Toronto that merger of tha United and Anglican churches is doomed. Mr. Lovelace said the union would come eventually but should not be imposed from above. It should come from the grass roots of the church organ- izations and there must be no deadline. the firm's operating licence. He said the government itself will take over those policies that are not reinsured or co- insured with other companies and guarantee to the policy- holders "that they will receive all of the benefits they wero entitled to receive by the terms of their contracts." Shareholders in Rocky Moun- tain and associated companies receive no such protection, however. Insurance company sources Raid it was the first time in Ca- nadian history that a govern- ment has had to take over an Insurance firm. In every other instance, they said, another insurance firm had stepped in and purchased the policies of the failing com- pany. In this case, however, there were no takers for all the policies. About two-thirds of the policies were taken over by various other companies, how- ever. Outside the legislature, the attorney general said Rocky Mountain originally owed cred- itors about but the cred- itors had since reduced their claims to about A major creditor is the Royal Bank of Canada. He said the government first became aware of the company's financial difficulties two or three years ago and had to tako action when Rocky Mountain Steel firm buys Vancouver Co. HEG1NA (CP) dal Steel and Pipe Corp. L'd says it has purchased Lambtoi Steel, a Vancouver processing and warehousing company will annual sales of more than million. Interprovincial had a rccorc profit of million for the si months ended Feb. 29 compar ed with a year earlier The outlook for pipe mami fac'urers has brightened wit' the prospects of a boom in th construction of natural ga pipelines, particularly from th Artie. les do not advance loo fast in elation to costs. For example, in the early ears, costs a company be- ween and for every premium realized because f office and underwriting ex- enses. It is not until after the first ive to seven years of a policy lial a company begins to real- ze a profit. Because of this, the govern- ment is studying the possibility if raising the amount of the capitalization fund re- quired to start up an insurance lusiness, Mr, Leitch said. "I became very conscious of .hat during the negoliations but have reached no final deci- sions." AG DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG CALL ACT'S CABLE LOCATION SERVICE IN ADVANCE DIAL "0" (ZERO) AND ASK FOR ZENITH 07128 (toll free, of course) MORTGAGE MONEY AVAILABLE to or more AMOUNT 2000 5000 PAYMENTS 26.75 63.7! RATE 14.5% 13.5% 12.5% a 15 year amortization Life "failed to comply with fi- nancial restrictions outlined in the Alberta Insurance Act" in 1970. BROKE ACT Their failure to comply with the act involved a loan it made in 1970 to start a finan- cial empire by forming Romoco Holdings Ltd. A further 750 loan was made the following year. With other Investments this meant that Rocky Mountain had invested more than seven per cent of its assets, the maximum Above examples based on TERMS Up 1o 20 year amortizaliton with a guaranteed renewable term No hidden charges Available for home purchase, renovations, debt consoli- dation, vacation or any other reasonable purpose For further details phone of visir us at College Shopping Moll, tethbridge. Alia. Tel. 320-2381. YOU DO BETTER WiTH EXPERIENCED MONEY FROM C.A.C. REALTY, A SUBSIDIARY OF CANADIAN ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION LIMITED AND SUBSIOIARIES RAID REBATE BUXTON, England (CP) Risks of armed robberies on banks are so high these days that clerks are entitled to dan- ger money, says the president of the Bank Employers Union. At a conference in Derbyshire, Don Earl estimated the danger element in the job had trebled in recent years, 'II is high time the public realized the increas- ing risks from raids that all bank men and women have to he says. TURNBULL In loving mem- ory of Bruce, who passed away June 3, 1971. The face I love is missing, the voice I love is stilled, A place is vacant in my heart, that never can be filled. Such pain he bore so patiently, for quite a weary while, He kept his sweetness to the end, a brave anrf loving smile. And when God look him to Himself, and hushed his heart to sleep, So peaceful was h i a loving face, it seemed a shame to weep. Take care of him as he takes his rest, For on earth to me he was the best. remembered anc sadly missed by nis witi Kate and son Bifl PENTICTON, B.C. (CP) Rehabilitation minis'er Phil laglardi has denied that ho drove his car like a "bloody maniac" during the British Col- umbia cabinet's tour of the province. Mr. Gaglardi was comment- hg on published reports which quolrd an unidentified RCMP officer as saying in Kamloops hat the minister had passed a iruck on a hill on the way to Williams Lake and forced an oncoming car onto the shoulder of the road. "Who wrote that stuff about me driving like a bloody man- Mr. Gaglardi demanded of reporters. Asked whether the charge was true, the minister replied: "No way. Jumpin' Jupiter." He said there was "plenty of room" for the other car to get off the road when he passed the truck. Mr. Gaglardi also complain- ed that his remark earlier that "I was horn dangerous, I live dangerous and I'm going to dio dangerous" was made as a joke. A Wiretapping hit by judge PHILADELPHIA (AP) federal judge has declared un- constitutional a 1968 law allow- ing wiretapping on grounds that it puts "Ihe privacy of every citizen in jeopardy." Judge Joseph Lord 111 of the U.S. district court made the nil- ing here in connection with a motion by seven defendants in an alleged million gambling case who sought to suppress ev- idence gathered by electronic su; veillance. Judge Lord said the federal wiretapping law is "unconstitu- tional on its face" because it violates the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. constitution, which guarantees citizens privacy against unwarranted searches and intrusions. "The privacy of every citizen is in jeopardy if we become a nation which sanctions the indis- criminate use of secret elec- tronic searches by the govern- the judge said. Oil, gas lease sale brings million EDMONTON (CP) Hud- son's Bay Oil and Gas Co. L'd., was the major buyer in a sale of petroleum and natural gas permits which brought the Al- berta government more than 51.3 Hudson's Bay paid highest price of 21 permits sold, for rights to acres along the northeast boundry of Water- ton Lakes National Park, in southwestern Alberta. OLD BOTTLES The Bollle Collecliits Craze is sweeping America, Over i> miKrca collectors are paying fabulous prices for old bottles of all desciiptions. This is your opportunity !o mafce DIG pro- Ills fast. Complete inlofrrution on what to collect, where to icll, ONLY Sat- isfaction guaranteed, COLLECTORS GUILD DEPT. 14 P.O. BOX 672, DOW HILLS ONTARIO CANADA WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Form Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON dc._ Truck Loadi Carloads Truck Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 204 33rd Slreol Norlh Phona 328-1721 "Scrap fl Our Buslnest" Wedding Reports Marriage and Engagement Announcements In TheLetHbrldgeHemU All weacfing reports, marriage and engagement announcements will now be published on i spe- cfal page in Tho Herald's Salurday edition each week. Special requests for publication on other specific days of the week will be given every consideration- Wedding Reports, wilh or wilhour picture, will now be accepted in the following forms: Standard Wedding Report- Using ihe Information you provide on The Herald's standard wedding report form, (available at The REPORT ONLY 5.00 REPORT WITH TWO COLUMN PICTURE Extended Wedding If you wish information published which would be additional to that provided on The Herald's stand- ard report form, this will be accepted, and the entire report will then be charged at 20c per count line. Charge for a two column picture with this write-up would be DEADLINE FOR SATURDAY PUBLICATION WILL BE 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY OF THAT WEEK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE Phone 328-4411 Famfly Editor The Lethhridge Herald ;