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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _______________ Thursday, November 4, 1971 THE HERAID 23 BATTERY POWERED VEHICLES-Soviet versions of eleclromobiles such as have been eyed in the West as alternatives to the internal combustion engine take a trial run in Moscow. They arc reported capable of speeds up to 37 m.p.h. with a range of 50 miles before recharging, The tower of Moscow University is in the background. Canadians protest at White House WASHINGTON (CP) A band of eight Canadians who drove from Ottawa to deliver a letter to President Nixon pro- testing the Ainchilka aiomic test staged a brief silent protest in tlie rain outside the White Hou.se Wednesday. But David Dickson, 01, leader of the group, was directed by a White House gate guard to the neighboring Executive Office draped over the iron fence in front of the mansion. Dickson, publisher and co- owner of a Shawville. Que.. weekly newspaper, said be was satisfied that the group had made its point, but he was "a bit disappointed" that their demonstration attracted no pub- licity in the U.S. news media. Others in the group said they had informally polled about two Building with the letter. There dozen Americans and found only it was accepted by a uniformed two wno had some idea what guard at the reception desk, Ainchitka test was about, who gave Dickson a receipt for Dickson's letter said simply: The group attracted little or no attention from passers-by, accustomed to sucii demonstra- tions, but a guard promptly or- dered the Canadians to remove a large Canadian flag they had Legal action is planned CRANBROOK Cranbrook School Board plans legal action against two sub- contractors of the fully occu- pied Parkland-Elementary Ju- nior Secondary School at the city's southwest corner. Its architects have rejected approval of the gymn floor fin- ish and the carpeting tlirough the building, in use for less than six months including sum- mer holidays. As innovation in 1969 the board under chairman Ron Dale decided to eliminate con- tractor middlemen and contract for the construction and sub- trades itself, engaging as co- ordinating supervisor Frank Basarab, instead of calling ten- ders fora contractor to sub- contract the trades. These were done separately by Ihe board setting standard requirements. Alleged failure of two of these to perform to architect satisfac- tion is basis for the imminent legal action. "We have come from Canada to beg you. by our silent presence here, to reverse your decision and cancel the nuclear test on Amcbitka." He was accompanied by bis daughter, Mrs. John Matthews of Perth, Ont. Others in the party were: Patrick Casey, Maniwaki, Que.; Dan Ker. Hamilton, Ont.; Deborah Smith and Albert Shea. Ottawa; Doug Ford, Victoria, and Shelley Hig- gins. Montreal. New tabloid j competes with Gateway EDMONTON7 (CP) The first issue of Campus Lyfe, a new student newspaper, has ap- peared at the University of Al- berta. Tlie four page tabloid says its aim is to provide "not mere- ly a protest agaiast the other newspaper on campus (The Gateway) but to offer a posi- tive approach to things we feel arc important to tire Univer- sity of Alberta student and to present a more comprehensive spectnim of student opinion." Acting editor Ralph Watzke, a second year ails student, said ths publication was start- ed because a large number of students feel that The Gateway is unresponsive to their needs. Campus Lyfe is circulated free but supported by advertis- ing. It is to be published at least once a month and eventually once a week, Mr. Watzke said. Boyle's Column By HAL BOVLE NEW YORK (AP) Here are a few invitations which, if accepted, probably will lead only to disaster the black eye: Louis Han receives mail at Prolelerski IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Louis Han was among the many people who came lo Can- ada and to Alberta from Eu- rope to seek a new way of life in This year, after -12 years in southern Alberta, he and Mrs. Han decided to return to their homeland for a visit. They returned to Yugoslavia in June and on tlie third day there Mr. Han suffered a stroke. He is still in hospital and will not be well enough to return home before 1972. Friends wishing to coniact them may write to Prolok'rski. Briga Da" R'2-l Zagreb, Yugoslavia. No badminton TABER (HNS) There will no badminton in Tancr school division schools Sund.iys. Tlie Tahcr Badminton Chili's request for use of school facil- ities was considered by the sdxml board, and while Ihe school principal had graniod Sunday use of the school gym- nasium, a consensus of Ihe board was against approval. iRoval Bank j chops rate MONTREAL (CP) The Royal Bank has reduced its con- i ventional mortgage rale to nine per cent from 91-! per cent, bringing it to the same level as National Housing Association mortgages. The reduction went into effect Monday. A spokesman for the hank said the rate was reduced to make their mortgages for exist- ing houses more attractive and more competitive. NT1A mort- gages, backed by the Central Mortgage and Housing Corp., generally apply only to new con- I struct ion, the spokesman said. i There has traditionally been a spread between MIA mortgage rates and bank rates, he said. although banks usually grant mortgages on 75 per cent of the value of a house, compared to MIA practice of giving mort- gages on 5KJ or 95 per cent of the value. The market for mortgage rates was previously between nino and Si12 per cent for MIA mortgages and between 91? and 10 per cent for other mortgages. Visits sister M AH .KOI) i Special i -Mrs. C. K. Winters of Bran- don, Man., has born visiting her sister, Mrs. Mary DcKoning of Foil Maclcod. Mrs. Winters is an oldhmer of the dsilrifi. The sisters vkil- ed friends and rHalive.s in l-otlv bridge and Calgary. Plan beef supper GRASSY LAKK 'HNS) Sixteen members answered Ihe roll call at the recent mooting of I he Ci ra ?sy I kr Cnt linl i c Women's League. The meeting was opened with scripture r oar ling. Plans wero rnado for a beef supper to be held on Remem- brance Day. A pocket book library has been set up and will lx> open to the parishioners after Mass on Sundays. Money was donated tn the Chamberlain school to bo used toward trophies for the Awards Night to bo hold Nov. Nu- merous arlick-s of clothing were received for a baby lay- ette. The social evening.s ol cards and YahUee were resumed re- cently. No charge is made for these evenings as they arc eve- nings of friendship and good fellowship. Lunch was smrd by bos- i losses Maryann and Ar- i liss Gross. "Have some more of this wine, I know it's good, be- cause I made it myself." "I haven't been on horse- back for years, but if you want me to I guess I wouldn't mind riding s few miles with you.'1 "Help you with your home- work, sis? Well, I think it would be better discipline for you to do it all by yourself. But hand me your arithmetic book and I'll show you how we used to solve problems in the old days when math was really math." "The fellows asked me to make a few witty remarks at your expense at our annual dinner, boss. As I knew you wouldn't mind a little ribbing, I said OK. By the way, boss, who was that lady wearing green garters I saw you with last "Now let's get this straight. You say you'll bet me T can't hatch an ostrich egg in four weeks without putting it in an oven? OK, you're on." HELPS FRIEND "Sure, why not. What kind of a pal is he who wouldn't co-sign a si .500 auto loan for an old "Well, if the rest of the gang wants to play no-limit poker, I ain't the kind of guy to be a spoil sport." "So. you'd like to settle it outside, Mac? Just show me which way is outside, and out- side we go. You can bring both your buddies along, too, In pick you up and dust you off." "If you ask my opinion, I wouldn't say we turn off here. I think our turnoff is about 20 miles farther down the high- way." "You want me to tell you what I really think of the cus- tom of both tlie bride and bridegroom exchanging wed- ding rings? Well, frankly, I think it's just a bride's way of advertising to the world that siie lias finally hooked a hus- band." "So you really think a big strong man like me can't ford a mountain stream with a sweet little girl like you in his arms? Here, I'll show you I can do it with one arm and a small prayer." "Jusl lend mo a couple cap- sules of it. If it cured you, it probably will cure me. "Well, darling, I never lit a cigarette for a big handsome hippie while lie was driving a car in n strong wind, but hand mo your lighter. I'll try not to set fire Ifl your beard." SIMPSONS-SEARS HEBES PEDOF! The Traveller The knit Suit No Wrinkle Comfort For Men on the Move OR EACH A Unit suit what a great travelling companion. Pack it. and won't wrinkle. The comfort is like nothing else. saaging or bagging. 2 button single breasted styling with notched lapels. Exciting designs: neat geometries, smart her- ringbones, bold checks or plains. Sizes 38-46. Short, regular and tails. Colors of blue, grey, brown, Men's Corduroy Jackets Reg. Th.s Western style jacket comes with lining. Sizpi 36-46 in colors of bottoms ona has a worm quilt and Tan. 12.99 Men's Corduroy Jackets Reg. Keen worm this winlerl This -.liar, 2-woy zipper and pile jacke! fealures knitted cuffs and lining. 32" length. Sizes; Reg. 36-A6; Tolls Colors; Gold end Green. 19.99 Tails. Reg. 26.98 21.99 Save on Boys' Warm Winter Jackets Boys' Corduroy Jackets 13.99 Reg, Tough corduroy wiili bomber '.tyls collar, pocket trim. Pile lining and o ripper front. Pile lined for extra warmth this winler. Sizes 8-18. Biown only. Boys" Corduroy Jacket Comes with an easy zip on hcod and is pile lined. Sizes 8-12. Brown only. Boys" Fringe Coals The suede has 2. slash pockets. Sizes 8-18. Biown only. Reg. 1.99 Reg. Boys" Bush Jackets jackr) hm n brhrd waist in the look, A porkels. R-1 fi. Bionzo only. Reg. 16-" STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Wednesday 9 n.m. lo 1330 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Villaqo Trlcplione 338.7331. ;