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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, March 18, 1974 Following Paris crash DC-10 door change urged NEW YORK (Reuter) The McDonnell Douglas Corp which manufactures the DC-10 airliner, announced Fr.day it is speeding up a safety program following the worst plane disaster in aviation history A Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed near Pans March J and 346 lives were lost Preliminary information has shown a cargo door separated from the aircraft before impact Five months before the crash McDonnell Douglas initiated a safety program involving the cargo doors It is that program they now say they are "acceler- ating The company issued a service bulletin Oct 25, 1973. informing airlines that own DC-10's that a kit is available to improve the locking mechanism of the doors So far only about 20 ot 130 DC-10's have been modified, the company said The modification, a statement issued from the company's California headquarters says, in- volves the installation of a closed loop locking mechanism that virtually eliminate the possibility of human error in door operations Kidnap insurance anyone? DETROIT (AP) Residents of the Metropolitan area's wealthier suburbs will be urged in local newspaper advertisements to buy kidnapping insurance, an insurance firm executive says William Shilson, president of American Underwriters, says although the advertisements have not been published, inquiries already are coming in They are due for publication next week CAREER OPPORTUNITIES DRIVER WANTED EXCELLENT FUTURE FOR RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL Good wages, excellent company benefits, apply in person to SCOTT NATIONAL CO., LTD. 209 -4th Street South Lethbridge, Alberta Got something to sell? FOR FAST RESULTS use Herald Classified Phone 328-4411 DISTRIBUTOR REQUIRED ELCAR INTERNATIONAL LTD. AIR-PURIFICATION EQUIPMENT UNLIMITED SALES: HIGHLY PROFITABLE -CSA APPROVED- A progressive national Co interested in sales ex- pansion in a non competitive field products suitable for marketing to Residential, Commercial and Industrial buyers EXCLUSIVE AREAS NO FRANCHISE FEE Write-Phone W.V. HOLDINGS LTD. 8121-102 St. EDMONTON 4392026 YOUR FUTURE IS HERE MENT Of ALBERT SOCIAL WORKERS Department of Health and Social Development Regional Of fice in diversified casework in the areas of Child Welfare Juvenile Probation Services Public Assist- ance Unmarried Mothers and other related fields University graduation in the social sciences Social Service Diploma or and equivalent combination of experience and education desire several years related experience 21 years of age and have a car Salary range to S927 per month Starting salary commensurate with qualifications NOTE Purpose of competition is to establish an eligible list for future selection Competition Number 8111-C-2 Closes March 28 1974 Information and application forms from: GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ROOM 1101, JOHN J. BOWLEN BUILDING 620-7m AVENUE S.W. CALGARY, ALBERTA T2P OY8 CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRM REQUIRES INSTRUMENT TECHNICIANS ROD MEN OR WOMEN Applicants with Municipal Survey Experience Preferred. Salary Contingent with Experience. STRONG. LAMB NELSON LTD. 433MUUVmUtt lEIMMNE. Miami [Esso] RECENT CA GRADUATE imperial Oil Ltd has attractive opportunities m Edmonton for qualified Chartered Accountants seeking careers in administrative or senior spec- ialist capacities Successful applicants will be assigned to oositions providing development of management skiJte as well as various aspects of corporate ac- counting m a large computer-oriented operation Excellent employee benefits available Salary is open and commensurate with qual- ifications and experience Reply in writing to Employee Manager Imperial Oil Untiled P.O. .BOK23M NOW is the time to look at your asphalt require- ments for 1974. We now have two asphalt plants to serve the City of Lethbridge and District. Asphalt will be available by the ton or truck load. If you have a parking lot or driveway or any other asphalt us now for a free es- timate. 328-8196 TOLLESTRUP CONSTRUCTION HOME SERVICE ROUTE SALES PERSON FOR CITY DELIVERY Must be neat in appearance and have pleasant personality. Rather strenuous work. 5 day week. per month plus commission and fringe benefits. Apply ROSS McCUNE SALES MANAGER SILVERWOODS DAIRIES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR for THE REHABILITATION SOCIETY OF SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA DUTIES Management of the Rehabilitation Society whose role is a complete service to the Handicapped" The primary role being rehabilitation to industry wherever possible QUALIFICATIONS Background in business management and demon- strated ability in managing people and products High public profile and strong capability in the area of public relations A knowledge and appreciation of program needs for the handicapped is also preferred SALARY RANGE S12 15 000 annually Applicants forward complete resume with no less than three references by April 15. 1974 to- PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REHABILITATION SOCIETY OF SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA 1261 2nd Avenue 'A' North LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA_____________ Boat's icy coat The National Sea Products Ltd trawler Cape Hood wears a coat of winter ice as she docks in Halifax Harbor this week after returning from the Atlantic fishing grounds. Don't ask rare book's price 'it's a thing for the mind' By BERNIE GOEDHART EDMONTON (CP) John Charles declined politely but firmly, to reveal the price of the volume in front of him It was a large book, bound in red moroccan leather and decorated with gold figures Entitled Night Thoughts, by Edward Young the volume carried full-page illustrations by the well-known artist and poet William Blake It is one of 20 copies known to have been colored by hand and was published in 1797 The reason Mr Charles re- fused to reveal its monetary value, or that of any other item in University of Al- berta's special collections di- vision of which he is librai .n is that he feels "it encourages people to think in the wrong direction They think of it as if it was a diamond or a Cadillac rather than a thing for the mind." In the case of Night Thoughts it is Blake's illus- trations that make the book valuable to the division, which also houses a large collection of facsimiles of Blake's illustrated works AIDED BY SPECIALISTS "Dr E J Rose of the Eng- lish department, a world au- thority on Blake, has encour- aged development of our Blake collection. Mr Charles said Similarly, the presence of Dr J F Forrest, a specialist in the area of John Bunyan's works, has given impetus to the university's Bunyan collection Special collections began in 1964. when the university's Cameron Library opened Among its more significant items are the Eccles collec- tion of D H volumes when and the Ford collection of Bunvan PLANT PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR Salary Supervision of 25 personnel and maintenance of Production and Grading standards. PLANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR Salary Ability to maintain and ensure Physical operations of equip- ment through preventative maintenance. Mechanical aptit- ude necessary. VAUXH ALL, ALBERTA Apply To CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Mr Charles described the latter as the best collection of Bunyan in Canada It consists of about 155 volumes, with the university having made about 55 additions since the collec- tion was purchased in 1964 Both collections were pur- chased in England In the case of of such works as Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow and Lady Chatterley's Charles said the rarity of the books arises not so much from age as from availability WORKS CENSORED "He wrote a huge amount, but he had trouble with cen- sors The Rainbow was printed in about copies and immediately seized A large number of them were destroyed in England under the Obscene Publications Act 'We were able to buy a first edition, published in 1915, with a dust jacket which is very, very unusual In most cases, dust jackets do not survive with the books The university also has a James Joyce collection which was started in the 1950s But there are many who collect Joyce s works and it "is not a Man found frozen in Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) The frozen body of a man found Thursday on the northeastern edge of the city's downtown area has been identified by police as that of Harold Howe Stafford. 58 of Edmonton Police said Mr Stafford apparently slipped Wednesday night, struck his head on a vehicle and was unable to get up Meanwhile Walter Brown. 50 found lying in a snowbank between two south-side houses Thursday, was reported in satisfactory condition in hospital Friday Police said Mr Brown's limbs were frozen and estimated he had been in the snowbank about six hours before being found A storm dumped 9 1 inches of snow on the city Wednesday and Thursday TOrRISTS ATTACKED ROSEAU. Dominica (Renter l Pohce were searching Wednesday for five men who attacked five American visitors during the Caribbean island's pre-Lenten carnival celebrations In one attack Monday, four men armed with cutlasses burst into the tent of four campers and left them bleeding In another incident, an American was shot m the abdomen Toes- day while walking m a city street major collection as collections of Joyce goes "To try to get in on the Joyce market now can only be done with huge amounts of money The reason the collection was started was partly due to the fact [hat the items turned up at a time when the univer- sity 'had lots of Mr Charles said Today, the financial position is not as rosy and the collec- tion is not being developed a great deal INCLUDES OTHER ITEMS Special collections, which houses volumes, in- volves not only rare books "There are also books which present problems for the circulation department, such as very, very thin books which are easy to lose and easy to get lifted We also have official copies of all theses done at the U of A and closed stack (books) which, like the rare books can only be used in the department of special collec- tions Special collections mainly consists of books printed be- fore 1867 for Can- ada and before 1900 in the case of Western Canada The division is open to any- one and being a member of the university ss not 3 pre requisite, Mr Charles said However, "a lot of people on and stu- not aware of what we have here "But there s not much point in publicizing something widely if it can't be used very conveniently by he added referring to the fact that many items in special collections have yet to be processed and catalogued- He agreed it was a pity that so many old books were locked away in special collec- tions 'One solution is more exhi- bitions But at the moment we haven't very many good exhibition cases Also, fluor- escent lights are bad for old books, so you would have to change the page every day SAND gravel ASPHALT [TOLLESTRUPJ SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. i PHONE 328-8196 RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS LTD. 5 MAJOR INDUSTRIAL AUCTIONS PRELIMINARY NOTICE SNO. 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA S Thursday, April 4th, 1974 A.M. Complete Major Crushing and Paving Spread on behalf of TOLLESTRUP CONSTRUCTION CO LTD others NO. 2 EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA S Friday, May A.M. Major Trucking Auction on behalf of JIM'S LIGHT) OILFIELD HAULING others ROSS BROS CARTAGE and 3 NO. 3 WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA Jl Friday, May KEarthmoving Equipment on behalf of PAUL GAWIUK So----------- CONSTRUCTION, and others NO. 4 WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. Wednesday, May A.M. kCement Maiufactunng Company on behaH o IGEORGE BASS) DISTRIBUTING CO and others SNO. 5 K AMLOOPS. B.C CANADA Thweday, May A.M. Model Logging and Construction Equipment fl benaH of VERN JACOB LOG TRANSPORT fj LTD and others WHITE on PHONE ron FREE BROCHURE RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS LTD. 920JBrtd9ieporl Read, Rid intend, B.C. Phone (604) Telex: 04-50f759 ;