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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednwday, Jun. 13, 1973 THE LETHBRIDOf HIXAID Italian regime quits ROME (Reuter) The Ital- ian government of Prime Minis- ter Giulio Andreotti resigned Tuesday to make way for a stronger coalition grouping the giant Christian Democrat party and the Socialists. Andreotti, who for a year has led a conservative coalition in which his own Christian Demo- crat party was partnered by the Social Democrats and the Lib- erals, will stay on in a care- taker capacity until a new cabi- net is formed. The process may take as long as two weeks if the Christian party that has headed every Italian coalition since the Second World and the Socialists can reach prompt agreement on policies and posts. But if difficulties develop, it could take much longer. An- dreotti's 34th post-war administration- followed a five-month power vacuum. RUMOR EXPECTED BACK The new government is ex- pected to be headed by veteran Christian .Democrat Mariano Rumor, with power effectively being wielded by the "strong man" of the huge Roman Cath- olic party, Amintore Fanfani, as party secretary. Consultations on a new gov- ernment are to begin Thursday. ISLAND VISITED Victoria bland, the third larg- est of the islands in the Cana- dian Arctic Archipelago, was first visited by white men in the 1830s. Fire fury in B.C. Raging forest fire eats up timber in the Monte Creek area, 17 miles east of Kam- loops in central Brtish Columbia. Forestry officials report the fire is under control but is expected to take two weeks to burn itself out. Women continue prison protest ABBOTSFORD, B.C. (GP; A segment of the pentitentiary service is being held captive by two little grey-haired ladies who look like they should be at a church social, rather than re- fusing to budge from a maxi- mum security institution. Arsonists Polly Chernoff, 54, and Mary Astaforoff, 59, mem- bers of the Radical Sons of Freeedom Doukhobor sect, aie ensoonsed at t he Abbotsford Regional Medical Centre, a maximum security institution for mentally ill male penitenti- ary inmates. They have broken their last fast but refuse to take any steps that could lead to parole. Before a visit with them, cen- tre director Chuni Roy asks his nursing director if they are dressed not a casual ques- tion, for on sunny days the two women sunbathe in the court- yard evoking memories of earlier Freedomite demonstra- tions where protestors stripped, often while their homes burned. The two are sole occupants of the pilot treatment building exceept for constant supervision of two matrons. "They have been eating of their own volition since March said Mr. Roy. "They do their own cooking and they eat regular large meals consisting of fresh and frozen vegetables, eggs, cheese, nuts, fresh and dried fruits. "They're gaining weight but they are still seen regularly by our medical officer." Originally sent to Kingston Pentientiary on arson charges, Mrs. Chernoff and Mrs. Asta- foroff and three others began a prolonged hunger strike which necessitated forcefeeding and lengthy stays in the hospital. In an attempt to resolve the problem, the penitentiary ser- vice freed the five in May, 1972, on "indefinite temporary absence for medical reasons" and returned them to their home in the Kootenays. Paul Frank's Plumbing and Heating Ltd. Is pleased to announce that its present address is 159-20th STREET NORTH, LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-5490 After Hours 328-8440 Loblaiv said struggling OTTAWA (CP) Revolution-1 In a presentation to the spe-1 delivery trucks to ship both to ary changes in distribution and cial Commons food price com-' and from standard- increased co-operation between big food companies could work to keep food costs down, repre- sentatives of Loblaw Groce- terias Co. Ltd. argued Tues- day. DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5767 EVEREADY If Dad's an Outdoor Enthusiast he's certain to ap- preciate one of these great gift suggestions from Ever- eady and Hoyt's! All now specially priced for Father's Day! EVEREADY BIG JIM LANTERNS An ideal camp and emergency light with combination Flood- light and search light. Aft Ideal for Tent and Reading light. Complete with battery. Reg. 12.95 .....SALE EVEREADY 108 WATERPROOF LANTERN Made of tough Carbahide Polyethyline ease resists oil, grease end most chemicals. 4A Ideal for car, camp or farm. Complete with battery. Reg. 6.95..........SALE EVEREADY 155WB LANTERN Built of rugged construc- tion with 6000 candle power seal beam with sin- gle switch built in handle. Complete with battery. Reg. 15.95 SAIE____ 1O 2 EVEREADY 154WB LANTERN With a bright 6000 candle power seal beam complete with flashing red light ond seal beam. Made of a rugged plastic material with single switch built in the handle. Complete with battery. Reg. 17.95 SALE____ O QQ 13-38 EVEREADY ALL NEW FLOURESCENT LANTERN Safe anod convenient for Patio, Home, Camping and Motoring. Complete with batteries. Reg. 26.79 SALE 19 .99 EVEREADY MAGNET FLASHLIGHT With gleaming ehromlite finish with optically perfect reflector. Complete with batteries. Reg. 1.99........SALE 1 .59 Just Say 'CHARGE IT' Open a convenient Hoyt Charge Account or use your Chargexl mittee, D. A. Nichol, the com- pany's corporate planning di- rector, criticized the govern- ment for talking, rather than acting, about halting rising prices. Efforts to establish such things as a food prices review board were good, but did not go far enough. A special group of government, labor, consumers and grocery-store experts should be set up to develop a systematic approach to produc- tion and distribution of food. Mr. Nichol, like Other in- dustry and government wit- nesses before Mm, maintained that food now is a bargain and has been for some time. There was no evidence of price goug- ing in the food network. But, he added, there are op- portunities of reducing costs through such things as the es- tablishment of one central warehouse for manufacturers of goods. Instead cf getting a number of deliveries from bakery sales- men, milk delivery men and others, stores would be able to get one delivery a day from the central warehouse. CUT COSTS Distributing costs would be cut, as would opportunities for theft which regularly occur be- cause stores have to keep their back doors open to receive de- liveries. At one point, Mr. Nichol ac- cused the committee of "some very self-serving finger point- ing.' a reference to attempts by Mr. Whicher to pin the prob- lem of rising food costs to wage increases. Mr. Nichol agreed that wages rose about 10 per cent in his company last year, compared with only a three-per-cent in- crease in productivity, but said it was more important for com- panies to work out ways better using its labor. STRUGLE TO SURVIVE Loblaw Groceterias, the Ca- nadian arm of Loblaw Com- panies Ltd., has been "involved in a struggle to stay Mr. Nicliol said. Domestic sales in 1972 were compared with million the year before, although return on equity amounted to 2.4 per cent last year, compared with 1.2 per cent in 1971. Mr. Nichol took strong ex- ception to statements by Grace Maclnnis (NDP Vancouver- Kingsway) that food prices are consistantly higher at Loblaw stores. On a food basket, the price between competing stores varied by about 10 cents, he said. Higher food costs now were the result of world shortages and international demand for better food. Savings could be made through such things as "automated front moving store ef- ficient izing the size of pallets used to hold food in bulk. deals on wheels HOLIDAY SPECIAL CHINOOK 66 AND SUPERSONIC 66 have in bulk SUMMER TIRES now at special savings to you! FIRESTONE 50 SERIES ALL SIZES EACH 22 POLYESTER R '500' G78xl5 EACH 31 OTHER SIZES ALSO AVAILABLE PRE HOLIDAY TUNE-UP SPECIALS INCLUDES PLUGS, POINTS, SET TIMING, CONDENSER, CARB. ADJUSTMENT AND LABOUR 6 CYL. i.OO U JOINTS BALL JOINTS Includes Inspection of: TIE ROD ENDS MUFFLERS SHOCKS FAN BELT WHEEL BALANCING BATTERY CHINOOK 66 SERVICE 1205 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-0288 SUPERSONIC 66 CAR WASH 1819 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-6866 Offer expires Saturday, June 23 DOWNTOWN 606 608 3rd AVE. S. Phone 327-5767 FATHER'S DAY IS THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 17th in every department throughout Remember Dad with a gift from Hoyt's fine selection the store. Check these and other specially priced itemsl TEXAS-WARE TUMBLERS Versatile, hardy they're fall-proof, dish- washer safe, stain proof and guaranteed for 2 years. Perfect for patios and rumpus rooms. Sizes 5-12-9 and 16 oz. Assort- ed colors. Father's Day Priced from, EACH 35" GIVE DAD A PHILISHAVI ELECTRIC RAZOR Priced From 1.95 AA.95 19" 39 ea. Choose from our Bar Accesso ies for DAD'S DAY Ice Buckets Fancy Wine Bottles Insulated pouring Jugs Coasters Glasses Steins Openers, etc. FOR DAD ON FATHER'S DAY GIVE HIM A Timex Watch Priced from 15" ,.37" ea. Steak Boards Made of one solid piece of hardwood. Natural fin- ish and pre-treated to pre- vent warping. 9Vi" round. 9x13" oval. Doesr Father carve meat in >Our house? Give him a SUNBEAM ELECTRIC KNIFE Complete with wall stor- age case. Twin stainless steel blades. Push button blade release. Safety lock. 6' remov- able cord. Retail ___ I Cl J I' 25 Fishing Vest Reg. 9.95 7.50 SPECIAL Saturday, June 16 a.m. p.m. 1 Day Only J2 PRICE On Many Popular FISHING ITEMS GIVE DAD A GARBAGE BAG STAND To bag the grass. Made of brass plated steel, holds a large garbage bag. Comes complete with garbage bag, clips end plastic leg tys. Priced at only garoaae 4.57 Tasco 7x35 Binoculars Reg. 39.95 SPECIAL 33 .85 Puma White Hunter Knife Reg. 39.95 SPECIAL 31 Electric Bar-B-Q Lighter Reg. 4.98 SPECIAL Q Pentax 7x35 Wide Angle Binoculars Reg. 74.95 SPECIAL QO Official Filching Horse Shoes Reg. 9.95 SPECIAL 7.77 Just Say Charge It" Open a Convenient Hoyt Charge Account or Use Your Chargexl ;