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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Alberta Hogs shot as protest WESTLOCK A district hog farmer Morns said Thursday he has shot 100 of his hogs because his return as a pork producer does not compensate him for the cost of feed grains Mr Letourneau said he intends to shot his 11 remaining hogs and he called on other hog producers to reduce their herds by 25 per cent to create sufficient demand to make the price of a finished hog attractive enough to the feed grains needed to finish it Westlock is about 40 miles north of Edmonton Police accept pact CALGARY The Calgary Police Association announced Thursday that it has accepted a new one-year contract giving 770 officers ith the rank of sergeant and below a 13 8 per cent salary increase retoractive to Jan 1 The contract increases the annual salary of a first-class constable one with three years experience to from The contract was accepted by a large majority of the officers in a day-long balloting the association said The contract still has to be approved by city council New town proposed FORT McMURRAY Consultants for three oil companies have recommended establishment of a new town in the oil sands development of northeastern Alberta The report prepared by Underwood McLellan of Calgary for the three companies Home Oil and Petrofina Canada engaged in development of proposed oil sands recommends a site 45 miles north of here Fort 225 miles northeast of now is the only major town in the area Disaster level set EDMONTON A compensation level of 80 per cent of damage as established by the Alberta Disaster Compensation Committee was announced Thursday by the provincial government The compensation will be given to those suffering loss or damage due to spring floods in central and northern areas and for loss due to a power outage in southern Alberta in late April Dr Hugh minister responsible for the said the 80-per-cent level was consistent with current government compensation policies The disaster compensation made up of government emergency officials and appraisers from various is considering compensation applications from individuals and the announcement said GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY 5-29 SUNSET 9 31 Lethbndge Pmcher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie1 Banff Calgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regma Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal St Johns Halifax Charlottetown Fredencton Chicago New York Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix FORECAST Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Today Cloudy with periods of becoming isolated showers in the afternoon High today 50 to 60 Saturday Mainly sunny Low tonight near 40 High Saturday 60 to 65 Calgary Region Today Mainly cloudy with showers clearing this afternoon High 55 to 60 Low tonight near 40 Saturday Mainly sunny High near 60 Columbia Kootenay Today Cloudy with sunny intervals and a few afternoon or evening showers Highs today near 60 Lows tonight near 35 Saturday Mostly sunny Highs Saturday near 70 MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered afternoon and evening showers and a few thunderstorms today Clearing tonight mostly sunny Saturday with a chance of a little shower activity extreme east Warmer today and Saturday Highs today 55 to 65 Lows tonight 35 to 45 Highs Saturday 60 to 70 West of Continental Divide Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today Clearing tonight Sunny Saturday Warmer today and Saturday Highs today 60s Lows tonight 30s Highs Saturday 65 to 75 Ritchie Waterers Stock Waterers that supply fresh water to the stock at all times winter or summer. Get them now while available at... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 MOM 328-1141 Ports of entry Times in Mountain Daylight Time f opening and closing times Carway 7am to 10 p m Chief Mountain Coutts open 24 Del Bonita Bam to 5 p m Kmgsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7am until 11 p m Wild Horse 7am to 4 p m Rooseville 7am to 11 p m Logan Pass up A wheelbarrow and work gloves set aside by a worker taking his lunch break combine for a piece of impromptu industrial sculpture on the bank of False Creek in Vancouver Unfit drivers target of new medical guides OTTAWA Medical guides that could keep thou- sands of physically or mentally unfit drivers off the road have been prepared by the Canadian Medical Association for distribution to doctors The guides list 14 broad dis- ease headings under which some ailing persons could not including nervous sys- cardiovascular and psychiatric diseases People with hearing and muscoloskeletal disabilities as well as older drivers and those under the influence of drugs could also be prevented from driving The guides will update standards that decide which ailing people can safely drive and will make the standards uniform across the said Dr Arthur medical director of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation At present uniform standards are lacking affecting the ability of doctors and traffic experts to pinpoint potentially hazardous he said Standards for determining who can drive and who can't vary from province to province Whether reporting is com- pulsory or all doctors are expected to let their patients know if their disabilities are critical for driving Some experts say doctors aren t doing a good job of this One says CMA spokesman Doug is standards for determing whether patients should drive haven t been specific enough The new guides are considerably more he said While statistics are not available to show whether physically or mentally unfit drivers contributed to traffic Calgary stop for Trudeau OTTAWA Prime Minister Trudeau's election campaign itinerary for June 4- 8 was released Thursday by the Liberal party Mr Trudeau will fly to Canadian Forces Base Comox on Vancouver Island Tuesday where he will spend 90 minutes before going on to Vancouver aboard the chartered Air Canada DC-9 he's using for the campaign He will spend the night in Vancouver Wednesday he will fly to Calgary and Regma with an overnight stop in Saskatchewan capital before proceeding to Winnipeg and on Thursday accidents in any substantial there was strong evidence that they Dr Peart said The guides say persons on heavy sedation or who are known to be addicted to bar- biturates or other sedatives should not drive even a private vehicle Those taking tranquillizers and anti-depressants should be observed initially during treatment and advised not to drive if they show evidence of drowsiness or hypotension Doctors should advise patients of possible impairing side-effects from taking anti- histammes anti- infective agents and the guides say Emotionally disturbed people who snow signs of slowed erratic behavior loss of judgment and sense of caution should not drive any motor vehicle until they have the guides advise QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg 328-7684 NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING Pubic UtiHiesBoonl THE PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD FOR THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA IN THE OF The Public Utilities Board Act being Chapter 301 ol the Revised Statutes of Alberta 1970 AND IN THE MATTER OF The Gas Utilities Act being Chapter 158 ol the Revised Statutes of Alberta 1970 AND IN THE MATTER OF a case of urgency respecting the supply and Ihe price ol butanes lor use in highway construction and maintenance in Alberta by Cigas Products Ltd or us customers NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING WHEREAS by Order No 3CTG2 dated May 23rd 19 J the Publ c Ut 11 es Board ordtred thai persons own ny operat ng manag ng or contrail ng gas L I i es n Albena named n the Order si pply bj anes to C gas P oducts Lta at a net pr rx ol SO 075 d per Canadian gallon lob dt I very po nt pay able wiihm th rty days a'ler ihe dait of the cc tor the pur poses and on the tp ms and cond lions sci out n ihe Orae AND WHEREAS the Public Utilities Board further ordered Cigas Products Ltd to supply butanes to customers named m the Order al a net price of SO 170 per Canadian gallon 1 o b point of use payable within thirty days alter the date of the invoice for Ihe purposes and on the terms and conditions set out in the Order TAKE NOTICE that any person or any parly concerned or affected by Order NO may obta n T copy of the Oraer i Ihe off ces of the Publ c Ut I t es Board 436 Petroleum PI MS 9945 iDfltn suoot Edmonton AmcrtA 909 John j Bowien Bu iding 620 7ih S w Calgary Alberta between the hours of 8 30 AM and -4 30 P M Monday lo Friday AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE thai the application of any parly affected by Order No 30762 requesting the Board to hear and consider such application and to mike such further or other Order seems jutt will be heard In the Court House in City of Cilgary in the Province of on Monday Ihe 17th ol June AD 1974 commencing cloch m the forenoon i DATED AT THE CITY OF CALGARY Alberts this 23rd day of May AD 1974 n the province of S M Barnelt Acting Secretary May 31. 1974 THE LETHIRIDOE HERALD 3 SATURDAY SUPER SAVERS Merchandise on Sale Friday to p.m.and all day Saturday a.m. to p.m. Limited Quantities. Hooded BARBECUE grill spit EACH 17 Infants' BOMBER JACKET 18-24 mos EACH 2 22 Girls' SHORTIE PYJAMAS Sizes 4-6X EACH 4 44 Discontinued LADIES' SANDALS Assorted and styles NOW on Non- allergic Fortrel PILLOWS QUILT BATTS polyester terylena.....................EACH 3 96 Hostess POTATO CHIPS Twin pack Salt and vinegar plain Ladies' JAMAICA SHORTS Sizes S M L Stretch nylon EACH 3 46 Ladies' Briefs and Bikinis Bubble look Sizes S M L 96 Men's Acrylic KNIT SHIRTS Sizes S M L XL Yellow blue beige navy EACH 3 96 LAWN CHAIRS Assorted colors. 5x6 web.....................EACH 5 97 Nylon KNIT SHIRT Sizes S M Striped EACH 1 88 3-Piece Frontier COOKWARE SET Ideal for camping EACH 1 88 Lightweight Warm SLEEPING BAG Zipper closing Durable outside covering EACH 6 96 Outdoor Plastic GARBAGE CAN Assorted colors EACH 3 44 Infants' PANT SUITS 2 piece set Size 18-30 mos EACH 44 Girls' SHORTIE NIGHTGOWN 66 Sizes 4-6X EACH 2 Boys' DRESS SHOES Wide assortment NOW Off Foam CUSHION FORMS 1 square and round EACH 49 Outdoor STORAGE SHED 5X7..............................EACH I Zellers MALLOW BISCUITS 20 oz box EACH 97 Misses' TANK TOPS Sizes S M L red navy EACH 2 86 Peter Pan NO-SEAM BRAS 2 50 White only Sizes 32A-38C EACH Young Men's DRESS PANTS Double knit Sizes 30-40 PAIR 12 44 EACH Sanyo PORTABLE RADIO 1988 Kiddies' 2 swings and glider SET GYM SET 21 88 Eugro FERTILIZER 16-20-0 50 Ib bag EACH 3 66 Assorted TREES and SHRUBS NOW Off ZELLERS COUNTY FAIR Located in Zellers Shopping on Mayor Magrath Drive. Open Daily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 328-8171. ;