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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, March 7, 1974 Students, dogs appeal to keep postie WINNIPEG (CP) The kids and dogs of Birchwood Heights don't want letter carrier John Williams transferred to another route, but the forces of automation say he's got to go. Mr. Williams, a 29 year old bachelor who has made friends with the youngsters and peace with the dogs in the southwest Winnipeg suburb, is scheduled to start a new route March 14. The change follows a realignment of delivery patterns in keeping with postal coding and the new route will cover an area that takes in only 10 per cent of his present customers. The other 90 per cent is new. The impending change prompted students of Birchwood Elementary School to write a letter of protest to the post office, bearing the names of 41 boys abd girls along with the names of 13 dogs. letter, addressed simply to the post office and forwarded to the Winnipeg post office's public relations department, said: "The kids of the area where Johnny delivers mail all love Johnny. Please don't transfer him, we like him. Even the adults like him. He's always kind to us kids and never yells at us." Mr. Williams, who has been a postman for 8Vz years, said he found the youngsters' gesture "really heart warming. How many kids think about the He said he was reallv down" when he learned he'll have to leave an area he knows so well. "I could walk sround this route with my eyes shut and know when to duck when there is a low branch." A post office spokesman, however, said the possibility .of Mr. Williams retaining his present route is zero. "We're locked into a system which is national in the spokesman said, "the whole thing is designed to produce better service and it will." Here Are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I: 1 -a; 2-Geneva, 4-Phil Esposito; 5-Chou En-lai PART II: 1-b; 2-e; 3-c; 4-a; 5-d PART III: 1-d; 2-b; 3-e; 4-a; 5-c PICTURE QUIZ: Likes dorm living Phoebe Ring, a 77-year-old grandmother and a junior at St. Theresa College in Wmona, Minn., says she was reluctant about living in a dormitory at first, but nows enjoys it. A widow and mother of 13, she was graduated from Rochester Junior College two years ago. TV commercials violate children's advertising code TORONTO (CP) Six television commercials have been judged violations of the children's advertising code following investigation of complaints from the Consumers' Association of Canada Robert Oliver, chairman of the Canadian Advertising Advisory Board which administers the self regulatory code, said commercials for four toys, one children's record and a food product should not have been broadcast The association submitted 26 complaints last month following a week of cross SMART EXECUTIVES Lease Their Business and Personal Cars BECAUSE... Leasing can be less expensive than buying Leasing is time saving and convenient Leasing simplifies your tax records No cash investment required For the complete facto on letting contact BORIS KORESHENKOV, Leasing and Insurance Rep. BENY CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE LEASING AND INSURANCE DIVISION 2nd AVE. and 8th STREET S. 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