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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, March 6, 1974-THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD-3 Dateline Alberta ALCB workers on job EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Liquor Control Board employees were back at work Tuesday after a series of "study sessions" disrupted retail sales and distribution of liquor during the last week. Civil Service Association members had threatened to shut-down all ALCB outlets in the province if the contract was not reopened. They claim an inferior contract imposed by legislation and escalating costs of living have left them the poorest-paid public employees in the province. Hospital plan announced EDMONTON (CP) An immediate start has beep authorized for planning of expanded facilities for Fort McMurray General Hospital, Neil Crawford, Health and Development Minister, announced Tuesday. The four-phase development will take the hospital to 300 beds from its existing 54 beds by 1985, said Mr. Crawford, who said complete support services also will be provided on schedule. GENERAL FARM The Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......42 -1 .31 Pincher Creek... 39 4 .79 Medicine Hat 39 4 .03 Edmonton ......33-22 Grande Prairie 30 -7 .01 Banff........... 33 3 .52 34 -11 .21 Victoria 47 27 Penticton....... 51 25 Prince George 30 5 .01 Kamloops....... 45 20 .13 Vancouver...... 45 33 Saskatoon.......27 -5 .16 Regina ........34 -1 .01 Winnipeg....... 34 23 Toronto......... 45 36 Ottawa......... 43 .01 Montreal 41 33 .11 St. John's....... 43 34 .14 Halifax......... 48 35 Charlottetown... 45 32 .84 Fredericton..... 49 29 .16 Chicago 56 45 New York 66 44 Miami.......... 75 72 Los Angeles..... 72 47 Las Vegas...... 64 39 Phoenix 74 43 Honolulu........ 77 70 Athens 59 45 Rome.......... 43 39 Pans........... 43 32 Berlin.......... 36 30 Amsterdam..... 43 34 Tokyo.......... 48 45 Hong Kong...... 79 68 Moscow 28 23 FORECAST: Lethbridge-Medicine Hat Today, clearing this morning, highs near 20 above. Lows 10- 15 below. Thursday, sunny, highs 15-20 above. Calgary Today and Thursday, mainly sunny, a few flurries along the mountains. Highs today and Thursday 10-15 above. Lows 10-15 below. Columbia-Kootenay Cloudy today with a few snowflurries. Cloudy Thursday with occasional snow. A little colder. Highs today near 35 and about five degrees colder on Thursday. Lows tonight 20 to 25. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Much colder with snow at times locally heavy southern mountains and decreasing northerly winds today. Snow becoming mostly flurries with partial clearing and continued cold tonight and Thursday. Highs today 20s. Lows tonight zero to 10 above. Highs Thursday 10 to 20. West of Continental Divide and winds decreasing and much colder today. Scattered snows mostly mountains and continued cold tonight and Thursday. Highs both days 20 to 30. Lows tonight 10 to 20. Sioux and Ritt Hog feeders Many sizes Sioux Round Ritt in lino Four hole to Twelve Hole feeders available at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 320-1141 AMA ROAD REPORT as of 8 a.m. March 6. 1974. Highway 3 east. Lethbridge to Medicine Hat. travel lanes covered with heavy snow throughout. Extremely slippery sections and occasional drifting in the shaded and sheltered areas. Highway 3 west. Lethbridge Jo Fort Macleod and B.C. Boundary, snow covered throughout with icy sections and areas of drifted snow. Highway 4. Lethbridge to Coutts. light snow covered with slippery sections. Highway 5. Lethbridge to Cardston and Waterton. has A" of TIPW snow and icy set lions Highway 6. Pincher Creek lo Waterion, heavy snow in travel lanes with slippery sections and areas of drifted snow Highway 2 north. Fort Macleod to Red Deer, travel lanes covered in snow, drifted and very slippery. Red Deer to Edmonton is generally clear with occasional slippery sections. Highway 2 south. Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carway. has a light snow cover with very slippery sections. Highway 23. Junction Highway 3 to Vulcan and High River, lias compact snow with very icy sections. Highway 36, Taber to Brooks. Wowing snow with icy sections. Highway 1 Trans Canada east. Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swift Current, mainly bare with very slippery sections. Highway 1 Trans-Canada west. Calgary to Banff. 2" of new snow, drifting, poor visibility and slippery. Banff to Golden. 1" of new snow, dniirng and slippery- Golden io llcvdstoke. 5" new snow continuing. Plowing and sanding in progress. Banff-Jasper Highway, snowing Plowing in progress. Ports of entry; 1 lines in Mountain Standard Time i, opening and closing times: Carway 8am. to 5 p m Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to S p.m.; Kmgsgate open 24hours, Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until II p.m.; Wild Horse 7a.m. to4 p.m.; Rooseville7a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Canada Customs boms moved one hoar earlier Jan. when Montana went on daylight Locomotive sale goes ahead despite U.S. opposition SOL HUROK Impresario Hurok dies at age 85 NEW YORK (AP) Impre- sario Sol Hurok, 85, who brought the Soviet Union's greatest performers to the most prestigious concert halls in North America, died Tuesday of a heart attack. His office said he became ill during a meeting with David Rockefeller, chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank, after having lunch with guitarist Andres Segovia. An impresario for the last six decades, Hurok headed Hurok Concerts, a division of General Electric's subsidiary, Tomorrow Entertainment. "I don't recognize my age- age is for the he said recently. "Today is not so a better day." At once feisty and charming, Hurok was honored last year with a gala that brought persons to the Metropolitan Opera House and raised nearly for the Performing Arts Research Centre of the New York Public Library. S. Hurok Presents became synonymous with entertainment from the Soviet Union. He brought the Bolshoi Ballet on a North American tour last year and had just announced that the Moiseyev Dance Company would tour for him this year. His sponsorship of Soviet artists was responsible for the fi rebornbing on Jan. 27, 1972, of his office here. Hurok was overcome by smoke from the firebombing incident, which killed a receptionist. Hurok said he had no sympathy for the Jewish Defence League, which was linked to the bombing. "The JDL is just a small group objecting to everything. They'd didn't do any good as far as the Jewish question in America, in Russia or in Is- he said. Hurok is survived by his wife, the former Emma Runitch. from whom he was separated; a daughter and three stepsons. Passenger tax opposed OTTAWA (CP) The Air Transport Association of Can- ada (ATAC) said Tuesday that it opposes any head tax on air passengers that exceeds He was reacting to news re- ports that the transport department is considering replacement of its proposed tax on passengers with a percentage tax with a ceiling of or ATAC president A.C. Morri- son said his association had recommended that, if the government needed more money to operate airports, it should levy a percentage tax with a ceiling of about IS. "Anything higher than that would be unconscionable at this time, when air fares already are under considerable pressure from rising fuel costs and in- creases in other operating ex- penses." he said. Hit by tree OTTAWA (CP) Opposition demands that Canadian subsidiaries be freed of American trading constraints increased Tuesday despite government as- surances that such restrictions will not stop the sale of Canadian locomotives to Cuba. Progressive Conservative spokesmen joined the. New Democrats in calling on the government to end subjection of Canadian subsidiaries to an American law forbidding United States companies from dealing with certain countries. Their demands were unmiti- gated by Prime Minister Trudeau's assurance in the Commons that an Sis-million locomotive sale to Cuba will go through despite the U.S. Trading with the Enemy Act. "The government has the means to make sure the deal goes through and we'll exercise he said. His comment came moments after Trade Minister Alastair Gillespie suggested the problem might be solved if American di- rectors resigned from MLW- Worthington, the Montreal company involved in the locomotive deal. Mr. Gillespie said he told the company's president such resignations would be expected if the directors' positions were preventing the sale. He told reporters later he believes the company is GRANDE PRAIRIE John Van Den Dungen. 31, of Fairview, was killed when struck by a falling tree at a logging site about 70 miles south of here, RCMP said the logger was culling trees when one tangled in Jhp branches of another and was propped upright. The man continued catting in the area and was