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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE VETHDRIDGE HERAltl _ Snlurdtiy, March 4, 1975 f :p i i Jl 1 J" I V strong steady east winds has turned this Chinook belt area into a Siberian-type clime. In Blairmore single car traffic lanes have been opened up but alleys are completely plugged with drifts ranging from six to 20 feet deep. Attempts are being made to clear fire hydrants in the evenl of fire. Most home-owners have had to dig through tremendously deep drifts to get out of their yards and use of cars has been almost abandoned. One newly built business house on the Blairmore main street almost lost its roof when the huge drift of snow on the flat type roof almost collapsed Uie structure and the building owner was fortunate enough U have been able to brace the rool from the inside and shovel snow more than ten feet deep off o: the roof. A number of people to Ihe area became a little panickv when they found their outside doors which open out pluggei tight with snow. Schools in the area remained open with reduced teaching staffs and less than half the students attending. School buses from the east end were unable to operate. Store delivery units and milk delivery trucks were unable to cope wilh the extreme condi tions and milk depots were set up in local stores so that resi dents could get milk. Snow removal crews fn the district are having great difficulty clearing tho streets as stalled cars are hampering snow cleaning and the huge drifts and snow piles along sidn tho streets are making it almost impossible Lo push the enow girl wants to be executioner KUALA LUMPUR (Renter) A pretty 19-year-old Chinese girl wants lo become Singapore's pact time executioner. Anita Chunn, a secretary In this Malaysian capital, said stie has applied for tho job with the Singapore prisoners' department. "They advertised for a male she said. "But executions are carried out in the mornings and even then you only havo to pull a lever, I understand." She said that If she got a secretarial job nearby she could easily fit in part-time work for the prisons. Executioners are paid alwut and travelling expenses for each hanging. house Monday BLArRMORE (CNP Bureau) of children attending the Isabelle Sellon School in Blairmore will have an opportunity to sea how .their children are progressing during the week of March 6 to 10. The staff has planned a number of events. Displays will located on main street, Blairmore. An open house will be held Iifonday from 12 noon to 4 Time's liquor, joined by Be VICTORIA salary to per annum, starling salary commensurate with Pleajrj quote competition No. 81H-C-1 Closing dote for applications March 21, 1972. Apply Calgary, [Sea Addrass SOCIAL HYGIENE CLINIC NURSE CALGARY, AlBERTA Tho Soda] Hygiene Clinic require on experienced mole nurss lo assume related professional and adminislrollva rrspon. utilities on Ifie male lide of Ihe Clinic. Typical dullest palienl examinoliori and troalmentj obiervei patient response to test! and treatment; aisim frt troin ng iludenl runes and other related duties as required under the dlrettion of supervisor Physician. Note: Thii a 5 day week with no shift work or travelling Involved. Qualifications: Graduolion from recogn.ied school of nursing and eligible for A.A.R.N. reg. itrotion, conilderobte general nursing experlenco gsnitourinory ruining Salary 4573 la J724 per month, llarlmg salary dependent on experience. nuole com 9140-C-2. Closing for applied, MarTh nformotton ond oppjfcajjon formi frorm Government of Alberta, Personnel Administration Offito, Room 1101, John J. Building. 650 7lh 5.W., Colaory t, cLld, INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE 507A JACK WARBURTON leading for fhe pojt 20 years. T Mr, Johnion ii a charier of General Motori Sales Leaders Club cchJeved P GM Senior Master RanV in J955. I j During Gayle'j corasr hft i noi held position o( Truck So es Manager and wo feel lhal we're fortunate lo ac- V quiring a man of Mr. John- w son's calibre ond he wefcomej all ol his many cusromcri and t! to drop out and see 'ifm find thf> full lino of SVy-'orlt Campori, Trailcri, Molor 2 Home Mobile Homei and Toyora nufomobiloi, P EQUIPMENT LTD. FOR SALE 5-80 ion refrigeration units complele with conden.ors. Can bo readily modified for ice rinks, cold storagu ond moat pocking industries. Prica each ai ii. CONTACT J. C, ANDERSON Phone 567-3650 Calgary rift study men appearing before tho House banking and currency comit- tee to testify In support of a devaluation of the American dollar. Most of lha leslimony and subsequent questioning centred on U.S. negotiations with the European Common Market and Japan, with parliculor empbasis on a tougher approach with tho Japanese. The remarks about Canada, Mowing tho general posture taken recently by Nixon admin- istration officials, were low key and avoided giving details of the stalemated negotiations. Eberle said later outside the committee room there still is no Indication when talks with Ob- tawa will resume. It was a question of each side preparing its position, he said. In his prepared statement lo the committee, Eberle said the U.S. and Canada "have very large and varied mutual inter- ests in both trade and olhor areas.' "We also have problems, as do most good neighbors. "We both know we have lo find satisfactory solutions to them. We have not been able to reach an agreement at this lime. As the secretary (Treas- ury Secretary John Connally) said, we will continue to seek appropriate means of achieving our objective of a belter ba- ancc in trade agreements and arrangements with Canada." Taylor move on grain ruled out EDMONTON (CP) Gordon Taylor (SC Dnimholler) was unsuccessful Friday in an at- tempt to gel the Alberta legi- slature to discuss Urn problem of grain movement through Vancouver. His molion asking the legisla- ture lo adjourn for a special debale was ruled oul of order by speaker Gerry Ainorongen, who said tho matter did not have sufficient urgency. Mr. Taylor said A Iberia farmers are anxious and con- cerned about Ihs possible loss of overseas markets because of a draslie reduction In the ex- port movement of grain through Vancouver. Ha suggested die Albert a government join with the fed- oral government, farm orgaRi- 7xitions, the railways and grain companies to pinpoint the causes of tho Ueup and find solutions. nabbed GULL LAKE, Sask. (CP) Daniel Bugbse, 19, who was sought by nCJIP after an es- cape Wednesday night from' the Drumheller Penitentiary, was captured Friday about 95 rrjles east of Medicine Hat. Donald Richard La Poinle, 19, who escaped at the same time, was picked lip Thursday morning. GENERAL Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET M Calgary Medicine Hat Edmonton Penilclon Vancouver Prince Rupert Prbice George Castlegar Victoria Nanaimo Kamloops Hevelsloke Winnipeg Saskatoon Prince Albert Swift Current St. John's Halifax Montreal Ottaira Toronto North Bay The Pas Chicago Honolulu Mexico City London FORECASTS Lclhhridge Fe periods today; winds ami gusty; highs ncM1 Cloudy Sun Jay j lows 5-10; hlg'iis near 30. Medicine Hat Mainly 30 30 5 2 42 43 35 Jl 42 44 45 30 37 16 I -1-20 1 -1 41 47 15 -4 -3 -30 -M 25 1.31 U 1.35 12 16 7 3 36 .73 76 .01 cloiuly sunny today; highs 20-23 above. Cloudy Sunday; lows near zero; highs near 25. Calgary _ yVfainly cloudy lo- day; few snowflurries; highs 25-30. Cloudy Sunday; lows near highs near 30 shove. Coltir Kootcnay Today, cloudy and a few snow- flurries, mostly along the, ridges. Tonight end Sunday cloudy with intermittent snow, easing off to a few periods of snow by Sunday noon. Brisk southerly winds at times. Highs both days 30 to 40. Lows to- night 15 to 25. MONTANA East of Continental Divide ParlJy cloudy with little chango in temperature today and lo- night. Cloudy and warmer Sun- day with scattered snowshowers mostly over mountains. Highs today, 25 to 35 west, 5 to 15 easl. Lows tonight 10 lo 20 west, 5 above to 5 below zero east. Higlis Sunday 35 to 45 west, 15 to 30 east. West nf Continental __ Coasiderablo cloudiness with scattered snowshowers mostly over mountains today and to- night. Numerous snowshowerg Sunday, Little change in tem- perature. Highs today In 30s. Lows tonight, 15 to 25. Highs Sunday, 35 to 45. SPECIALS! SPECIALS! AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES EASY TROL SEED AND FERTILIZER DRILL AND PLANTER FILL SYSTEM SEED EXTRA ACRES A DAY AND ELIMINATE BACKACHE PLOW AND HARROW AS YOU GO WITH A MID-WEST HARROW MOUNTED QUICKLY AND EASILY WE WILL ACCEPT BARLEY AT AND WHEAT AT PER BUSHEL WHILE STOCKS LAST OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OF A.YIA Highway J, Nanlon lo Card- ston, travel lanes are bare. Cardstori to Carway has patches of Uun packed snow. Highway S, Grassy Laie {D Pinchcr Creek is bare. Pinchcr Creek lo the B.C. border, icy patches. Highway 5, Lethbridge lo Leavill is bare. Leavilt lo H'aterton is covered a Ihin layer of packed snow. Highway 6, Pincher Creek lo Watertcn is mostly covered with packed snow or ice. remaining highways In: the Lethbridge district arei mainly bare and in good win- ter condition. Highway I, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary lo Banff, plowed and sandcrt, sorre blow- ing snow in Iho Morley Flats area. Banff-Golden, good win- ter condition %vith few slippery sections. Golden lo Revelstoke, 9 inches of new snow, plowed and sanded, watch for men and equipment working in Ihe slide areas. Banff-Radium highway, 2 in- ches of new snow, plowed and ir.dcd. Tianff Jas pe r rr'ghway, closed. PORTS OF HMTfiy (OpeninR allrt Hosing Ooulla 9 a'm' lo c P'm-: Dcl 0 to 6 p.m ij.C. 9 a.m to 6 pm 24 hours. a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. a.m. in S ;