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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Shower Held NEW DAYTON (HNS) A bridal shower was held recent- ly in honor of bride-elect Bren- da Knight, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leif Trockstad. The sta- dium was decorc'cd with streamers of two shades of fink and fresh bouquets of lilacs and lupin. Mrs. Stewart Skcilh wel- comed fifty ladies and intro- duced the program. Mrs. Cath- erine Drake entertained with a reading of "Wedding Customs of Many Lands" and Mrs. How- ard Hamling read a poem she composed for Brenda. A musi- cal n u m b e r, "Wheels" was sung by Theresa and Joyce Kaupp, accompanied by Mrs. August Kaupp on the accor- dian. CN Workers Are Discontented With Plan To Reduce Pensions STIIANGB ORIGIN The name dandelion is a cor- ruption of the French dent lie ion meaning lion's tooth. OTTAWA (CP) A top rail- way union official told lire Com- mons transport committee Tuesday that "massive discon- tent" over the Canadian Na- tional Railway pension plan is threatening to undermine con- trac. negotiations which are to begin in November. Irwin V. Clements, chairman of the railway unions' general chairmen's association, urged the committee to take action "in order to prevent a serious deterioration in labor-manage- ment relations prior to the initi- ation of collective bargaining." Mr. Clements stated in a brief to the committee that the main cause of discontent among the membership "can only bo de- scribed as immoral and devious actions taken recently by the company." The 14 railway unions grouped in the chairmen's association are concerned about the recent decision of the company-domi- nated board which administers the CN pension fund to reduce to from the amount the railway must pay over the next CO years to cover back debt to the fund. The beard's decision was based on an actuarial report which staled that increased in- terest rates will generate an "experience surplus" beyond the needs of the pension plan. The fund has invested assets, based mainly on employee con- tributions, Of Mr Clements said the com- pany's unfunded liability of represents nothing more than "deferred wages" to employees and claimed tba write-down in the liability "is little short of embezzlement." It seems apparent, he said, that the actuarial firm which prepared the report as a basis for the action "considers itseli the client of the CNR." 'No doubt, having set the precedent of commandeering JM whole of the present sur- plus, the company will snatch at any opportunity to slough off any further surplus. "The present surplus must not be allowed to subsidize the com- pany's operation nor must any future surplus which may Mr. Clements said. The railway unions believed the increased expectations of the fund should be used to im- prove pension benefits and to tie annual increases in pensions to a cost-of-living index. The unions must have cqua' representation on the pension board. HEATH VERSUS HEATH Conservative Party leader Edward Heath, left, faces an unusual challenge for his par- liamentary seat in Britain's forth-coming general election. Running against him will be Edward James Lambert Heath, 29, right, who legally changed his name last week from James Robert Lambert. 44 Miners Trapped JL -B- PRAGUE (AP) Forty-four Czechoslovak miners ore I trapped in a flooded coal mine near Hodonin in southern Mora- via, Prague radio said today. The broadcast said rescue teams had arrived from as far away as northern Moravia in at- tempt to save the men, trapped Tuesday night when downpour rains flooded an open-pit mine so suddenly the men were una- ble to leave. Hard of Hearinq? See The New "DISCREET" available at EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Siereo Floor MR. H. W. MATHESON OUR CERTIFIED HEARING AID AUDIOtOGIST Will be in LETHBR1DGE Thursday, June 11th Mr. H. W. Matheson am_ 5.00 p-m- You won't believe your eyes or ears when you near and sea the "Discreet" by Qualitone. The most natural sounding eyeglass hearing aid we have ever made. Gone forever is artificial sound. No cost or obligation. Come in, call or write tomorrow. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE Second Floor Dial 327-8551 Wednesday, Jun. 10, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HER AID _ 31 RICH DEPOSITS MOKI5 THAN ALL The oceans of the world con- tain nearly tons of gold. _____________ Alaska has more square mild of glaciers than the rest of tho inhabited world put together. EATO Hoover Parade of Uprights Featurest Triple action cleaning (it beats as it "sweeps" as it 4 position setting. (Does shag, high and normal pile, as well as Indoor out- door carpeting.) Easy bag change, hands never need louch dirt. Model 586 Each 69 .95 Furniture, Second Floor No Down Payment on Your Eaton Budget Charge Have You Seen The New Hoover "Power Drive" Dial-A-AAatic? Be sure to see this new Hoover vacuum. A Hoover representative will be fn the furniture department, second floor, all day Friday and on Saturday morning until noon to demonstrate the various Hoover vacuums. Be sure to see him as he demonstrates the use of the Hoover. WAREHOUSE STORE HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to p.m. Saturday Open During the Noon Hour Throughout the Sale! THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, JUNE 12th and 13th Values in Furniture, Ranges, Garden Needs and Summer Sealy Redi-Bed Attractive modern styling in practical black vinyl cover. Deluxe action with spring filled mattress for comfortable sleeping. Exciting value at this pricing. 4 QQ QQ Sale, each "W.VV Continental Bed Featured with headboard. This unit consists of 39-inch box spring and mattress with vinyl headboard and legs. Be sure to see this unit priced to cleor in a hurry. CO QQ Sale, Unit Bedroom Suite Only one of these bedroom suites priced to clear prompt- ly Thursday morning. Contemporary styling, 6-drawer, double dresser with brass handles and mirror. 4-drawer chest, 54- inch panel bed complete with rails. A QA QQ Reg. 139.99. Sale, set Bedroom Suites Modern styling in walnul finish. This includes double dresser and mirror 4-drdwer chest, 54-inch bookcase bed. Complete with rails. Exceptional value. 1 9Q QQ Sals, suite W 54" Bookshelf Bed Featured with a modern bookshelf headboard, this unit features a footboard and rails in the elegant colour of white and gold. Be sure to see this unit, we have one QQ only. Regular 16.50. Sale, unit Matching Night Table, Salo 15.99 Mattresses Wo have mattresses of oil siies and shapes, one of them Is our budget mattress, priced at a special saving to match your budget. QQ Sale, each CO.33 Mattress and Box Springs complete, Sale, each 79.50 to Baby Cribs We're clearing out a group of cribs for that most portent member of the family. White finish drop side, oosturc board, nylon casters. Size 23x52 inches. QQ Sale, each WW.WW Crib Mnlirosses. Sizes 28x52 inches. Sale, each fa Lawn Furniture A wide assortment of lawn furniture for your comfort on those hot summer days. Choirs, green and yellow. Sale, ecich 6-49 Chairs and Pad, lime. Sale, each 12.59 Chaise Lounge, green, yellow and red. each 11.39 Chaise Lounge and pad, lime. Sale, each 19.89 Dining Room Tables We hove only two of these dining room tables, so hurry for these volues. 36x63 inches. Regular 69.00. Sale, each 36x60 inches. Regular 99.50. Sale, each...................... 29.99 29.99 fa Chesterfield Suites An excellent choice of chesterfield suites, complete with matching chair. Excellent for living room or rumpus room. Better be prompt for these as they are bound to go .......99.99 lo 179.99 Sale suits Recliners We've only five of these excellent recliners bound to go quickly at this pricing. Two only n in persimmon and two only in avocado. Vinyl covered. Sale, each they are rust, 1 only 79.99 fa Sofa and Chair You'll be amazed at the extra-ordinary value in these 4-scater suites. Wo have them in a variety of 5JQ QQ colours. Sale, each WW.vw Kitchen Suites 5-piece and 7-pieco sets. Sturdy arborite table tops, cxtrti Leaf. Sale, set I 3 only, 5-piece suites. Regular 69.00. Sale, ench inyl covered chairs, to 81.99 54.95 10.95 37.99 Unfinished Furniture Bookcases. Sale, each.............. Jjj.59 to 16.99 3 Drawer Chests. Sale, each 18.95 to 22.95 Drawer Chests. Sale, each 22.95 to 27.95 5 Drawer Chests. Sale, each 25.95 Double Dresser. Sale, each 28.VS Triple Dresser. Sale, each 3o-95 Night Tables. Sale, ench Desk on Chest. One only. Sale, each Unfinished Dresser Mirror A mirror to add the finishing touch to your bedroom, buy it and finish it according to your own wishes. Two only. Regular 15.99. Sale, each 12.99 One only. Regular 17.50 Sale, each I3-95 Kitchen Chairs An assortment of ciirome and bronze kitchen choirs, a choice of colours in grey or yellow in chrome, or a choice of colours in grey or yellow in bronze. O I 9 Sale, each................................. Coffee, Step Tables The step tables have o walnut finish, with an arborite oach.........................11.95 "'The'coffee and'the' end 'tabies also have the walnut finish with tho arbarite top. 91 QQ Sale, each fc 'VV fa Ranges Out they go we've gathered group at used gas and electric ranges and priced them 'way low to clear in a hurry. If you are looking for a gas range, here's the value for 4 JJQ ftrt I CQ nQ you. Sale, each........ I C.3.UU to I WW.WV Washers, Dryers took ot the value here. A group of used ond slightly domoged electric washers and dryers all priced to Mar m a hurry during this warehouse CQ flfl 1 H 00 .ale. Sale, each ............O3.UU to fc I M.WW Up to 50% Off Garden Tools Hoes. Regular 2.29. Sale, each I-19 Forks. 4 lines. Regular 2.98. Sale, each 1.49 Dandelion Rakes. Regular 2.49. Sale, each...... 1.29 Garden Rakes. Regular 2.29. Sale, each........ 1.19 Spades. Regular 2.98. Sale, each.............. Spades. Regular 1.99. Sale, each Shovels. Regular 2.98. Sale, each I-49 Shovels. Regular 2.49 Sale, each I-29 Edgers. Regular 2.29. Saie, each Cultivators. Regular 2.29. Sale, each 1.19 -fa Lamps Look for a smart boudoir or table lamp, at o pricing to please the most thrifty. The quantity is limited so bo prompt Thursday morning to share in these. Boudoir lamps, C QQ lomPs' '1019 Sale, each J-33 Sale, each I V. I W Aluminum Boat Ideal for the fisherman. 12 fool boat. Rol'na 7.5 h.p. Regular 219.00. 139.00 Sale, each -fa Bookcases Bookcases for any room in line House. They give an add- ed touch to any living room or den. Walnul finish, and olass 34.95 Boy's Bike-1 Only! Now is the time to buy your son that bike he has been asking for, at a special saving. A strong bicycle, with an 18" frame. 33 95 Regular 49.98, Sale, each WW.WW fa Bathroom Price liven up your bathroom with These lovely corns in such colourful shades as, blue and p-een. Buy now, while the Savings last. 44? 10.47 Sale, each _ Share in the Savings offered during our Warehouse Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4th Avenue ond 4th Street South. ;