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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBIIDGE HERALD March Offseason holidays cheaper every minute By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON CP Soon Its going to be cheaper to take a girlfriend to Spain than out for a night in That jaunty comment from a travel company spokesman sums up the pricewar explo sion which has erupted on the British winterholiday scene since the Conservative gov ernment recently took the lid off minimum rates for inclu sive package First into the breach was Canadianborn Lord whose travel subsidiary of fered four days in the Spanish island of Majorca for in cluding return jet travel and full board and Thom sons rate now is down to but his competitors are fast outstripping Federal government looking for missing ferry vessel CP A 220passenger fern which was to be used in a recreational de velopment on the Detroit River is missing and The Star says the federal which had paid a subsidy to have it would like to know where it The paper says the 75foot Peche Island IV has been the object of a federal investigation since it was reported sold out of Homeowner deduction allowed EDMONTON CP Amend ments will be introduced in the legislature to streamline pay ments of the provincial home owners Municipal Af fairs Minister Fred Colb o r n e said Alberta will adopt the Brit ish Columbia system which authorizes a municipality to de duct the discount from the homeowners final tax the minister said in an inter This would overcome the problems of homeowners who underpaid their taxes as a method of getting the discount but were charged for late pay Homeowners whose taxes are paid in full in advance by a mortgage company will receive a cheque from the municipal ity the same way they do he The minister was comment ing on an announcement Tues day night in the legislature in creasing the homeowners grant to from S50 Recover paintings PARIS AP Police said Thursday they have recovered 10 paintings valued at which were stolen from a local art gallery a year The paintings included a Modigliani and a Fou They had been left in a baggage checkroom at the Montpamasse Canadian ownership and regis try last year in violation of the subsidy agreement with the de partment of trade and The ferry was one of four such boats built in 1968 for Sir rah as part of the Detroit financier HarrisJ proposed S35 million development of Peche five miles up the Detroit River from The Star says it has learned Peche Island IV is operating as a passenger ferry in It quotes a spokes man for GotaasLarson in New previous owners of the as saying it is plving Mex ican waters under the name Peche Island IV was sold to GotaasLarson am the same day its registry was transferred to an unnamed Mex ican the newspaper Total cost of the four ferries was of which 25 per cent was provided bv the fed eral government subsidy on con dition that they remain Canadi anowned and registered for five They sailed their maiden voyages in Pupils figlit pollution use slates FORT AP An ecologyminded fourthgrade class here has come up with a practical so lution to one aspect of pollu Each of the 28 students of Peggy McLaughlins class uses a slate on which to do result ing in a reduction of more than 81 per cent in the amount of waste paper ac cumulated weekly The made by paint ing a piece of wallboard wiih blackboard cost each student 25 cents If each of the nine classes at the elementary school adopted the such plans are under way ths reduction in waste paper would amount to nearly two tons in a school McLaughlin The latest bargain package to hit the travel agents count ers is a fouror fiveday holi day on Spains Costa Brava next winter for a mere This includes return jet travel and bedandbreakfast in what the a newlyac quired subsidiary of Cunard SteamShips describes as reasonable The same company offers fourweek in Spain for Incredible as it may it claims it will make a profit even at these reekbottom NOT A SECRET Managing director Harold who says the com pany already has book ings for its first season and expects next says there is no great se cret about its tourist hotels and aircraft either sit on the ground empty during the OcotbertoMarch period or if the hotels and aircraft are they are less than onequarter The companys sales ger estimated the profit as about on each package and on each fourweek An inde pendentlyarranged onemonth winter holiday in Spain would cost around or Part of the secret is that Spanish hoteliers are anxious to keep their hotels and staff occupied during the slack win ter months and thus may offer giveaway rates to tour as low as 50 cents a night for bed and Goodman described his companys operations as the shape of things to come as far as offseason package holi days are tour operator simultaneously announced a fourday villa holiday including automobile rental for Some other travel opera plainly shaken bv this lightning offensive in the price said they would be tak ing a hard look at their own fare But a spokesman for the Thomson company said he couldnt see the possibility of going below just covers our he 700 jobs for students MONTREAL fCP The na ional revenue department will hire a substantial number ol university students to work in customs this summer under the ederal governments new sum mer employment Revenue Minister Herb Gray said Wednesday that it would be a substantial proba bly close to 700 students in At the the students were lerforming duties similar to hose of senior customs officials Aecking luggage and quizzing Think a bit about Think a bit Saturday Final Day spring sale Viking 9 Refrigerator Set of 4 Onion Soups From Oven to Table each 16995 Regular Push button across the top freezer section Has Door has egg tall bottle Height width 24 and depth Available in white with right hand door Major Second Floor Set of 4 299 Ovenproof lids and Traditional brown shade With dip Cook and serve Second Floor Heavy Duty Trunks Four Sizes Heavy duty steel bonded to a 3 ply plywood forming a solid 5 ply laminated Riveted gilt corners heavy duty hardware divided 36 x 17 x each 36 x 20 x each 40 x 20 x each 43 x 21 x each Lower Floor Special Selling of Famed Reproductions each Included Timberline October Sea Foam and many Overall size about 24 x Ex ceptional value at this Second Floor Safe Savings On Sleeping Bags each Regular 15 Excellent value in a dandy sleeping Size 35 x Finished with poplin plaid 4 polyestei Blue in Sleeping Bags 900 Regular Sue 35 x 72 Poplin plaid 2 filling and gold in Sporting tower Floor 54 Cotton Hopsacking Drapes in Bright Design SO Overall Pair Sale I Washable shades of red and gold 100 Overall pair 150 Overall pair Sale Floor 84 Acrylic Drapes In Muted Tone Stripe Shades 50 Overall pair I Expertly finished with generous side and bottom pleated empire ceiling hooks Melon and 100 overall pair 150 overall pair Second Floor Bathroom Hampers encfi Limited quantities and colours Quality embossed vinyl cover Padded lop and gold tone metal ide Col ours Green and White Lower Floor Viking 2Slice Toaster In Harvest Gold or Avocado Has Eatons Research of Chromium plaled Slide type colour Radiant control adjusts fo moisture content of Hinged crumb 4 Viking Deluxe 4Slice Automatic each Small Second Floor Flatware Chest Swag Lamps each Saer each Regular Store your flatware coveniently in a good quality showpiece walnut finish wooden With antitarnish lintngi Second Floor Handsome with 8 corday Brown and Gold trim top and 15 feet of split link Complete with hong m a Second Floor Sabco Supreme Carpet Savings each lightweight chromium steel per manently lubricated nylon unique brush construction draws up dirt and Twin levers for quick action dust Square Plastic Garbage QQ each Lower Floor Li 3288811 SHOP EATONS TONIGHT UNTIL 9 AND SATURDAY 9 TO ;