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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta to THB LETHMIDOt HlftAlD November Eaton's Big November Sale Eaton's Big November Sale continues Friday with a great buy on men's suits. Recheck your November Sales flier... Remember... only two more days to save during this big sale. Don't Go To Work Not until you've been to Eaton's for your new two-piece suits 2 suits for 100 .00 CJ..99 each Starts Friday...while quantities last at Eaton's Two pieces Mostly all wool Some wool and polyester blend Deep centre vents Two button front Wide lapels Slightly flared leg Plain or check pattern Sizes 36 to tall olives Alterations extra All sales final Personal Shopping Only Men's Main Floor ON'S Giant pumpkin Halloween and the hunt for pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns has ended for an- other year. Two lads made their selection at Plant World in Toronto this week and wheeled them past a giant pumpkin structure complete with witchy and spooky objects. Environmental battle Salt Flats row on again Utah Since man first discovered the Bonneville Salt Flats have given him pain and pleasure. there's controversy over the vast ex- panse of desolation in Utah. The stretch of blinding white salt was one of the worst hazards faced by pioneers on their way to California. Most wagon trains skirted some which didn't met tragedy. Some 60 years man's thirst for speed took him to the flats once more The concrete-hard forming a natural race became the focal point for the hopes of men who wanted to go faster than men had-ever gone before. Now the flats are the centre of an environmental battle. Conservationists say in- dustry is removing salt and destroying the delicate balance that renews the sur- face each year Industry says it is not harming the salt flats in its process of taking out millions of dollars worth of chemicals Scientists believe that in the last stages of the ice about years melting glaciers and rain fill- ed a basin in western eastern Nevada and southern forming Lake Bonneville. It was as big as Lake was feet deep and picked up salt and other minerals from the earth. As water the water became even more salty. What's left of Lake Bonneville is Great Salt Lake to the east of the flats The salt formed a flat bed as the water evaporated and be- came the Bonneville Salt the largest surface concentration of salt in the world. Racing came to the natural pavement of Bonneville early this century. Ab Jenkins of Salt Lake who reached 60 miles an hour on a Yale mo- torcycle in spread the word and by 1949 auto racers turned out in force for the first annual Bonneville National Speed Week. Each year since hundreds of racers and their crews have come to try for new records in dozens of classes for automobiles and motorcycles. Countless records have been set on the including the current world land speed record 622 407 miles an hour set by Gary Gabelich in 1970. There is a question how much longer the racing can however Some racers blame the larg- est industry in the the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical which operates a potash plant a few miles east of Wendover. Policemen exonerated in deaths South Af- rica A magistrate presiding over the inquest on 11 African workers shot to death by police at a gold mine near here last month Thurs- day exonerated the police from blame in all the shootings. C. H. Badenhorst ruled that the police had fired in the exe- cution of their duties and that there had been no act or omis- sion which amounted to an of- fence THIS SATURDAY IN WEEKEND MAGAZINE MEET JAMIESON Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 and Friday to 9 I IAJI vniir fmtnn As a rail straightener for the John Kenneth Jamieson used to dream of having a steady job and a native of Medicine is the head of the world's largest energy corporation. In Weekend Magazine this Jamieson talks to writer George Russell about his decision to relinquish his Canadian and other matters of special interest to Canadians including the growing concern over American control of our natural resources. Flying Fathers Andy O'Brien writes about the most religious hockey team in the country and their special attraction. Liz Primeau takes a look at the paintings of Canadian artist Alex Colville whose work evokes the mystery of reality.i Margo Oliver presents great recipes for Individual Fruit Puddings and Old South Fruit Ring. There's also an excerpt from the book An Indian in which Jane Willis describes her first day at a white-run boarding school at Fort Quebec. Satur- day In Weekend Magazine. The Lethbridge Herald ;