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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Trucker wages boosted CALGARY (CP) A two- year contract agreement has been reached between four Calgary trucking firms and 300 drivers, represented by Local 362 of the Teamsters Union. The companies are Tri Line Expressways Ltd., West Rim Express Lines, Central Dispatch Ltd., and Inter Way Truck Lines. A spokesman for the com- panies said under the agreement, hourly wages will be increased to from retroactive July 1, 1974. Further increases to and will be effective Jan. 1 and July 1, 1975, respectively. The contract also provides for higher mileage rates: to 13.5 cents a mile from 11.5 cents retroactive July 1, 1974, and to 15.5 cents Jan. 1 and 18.5 cents July 1, 1975. Edmonton man shot EDMONTON (CP) Peter Gunner Hjorth, 40, of Edmon- ton, has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Tsung Nai Liang, 31, of Edmonton. Police today said Mr. Liang was shot in the stomach at his apartment. He was in satisfactory condition in hospital. Arson is suspected CALGARY (CP) Fire department officials said arson is suspected in a fire which caused damage to a furniture factory. The fire at the Murray Manufacturing Ltd. plant in southeast Calgary was quickly put out by firemen. "We suspect an of- ficial said. "It could have been a lot worse with all that furniture in there." Total value of the building and contents was He can't believe it CALGARY (CP) "All the zeroes are in the right said Ed Sandor as he held the cheque in his hand. "I still can't believe it." Mr. Sandor, a retired motel keeper, won the second prize of the Western Canada Lottery at the final draw in Winnipeg Saturday. Mr. Sandor, 56, was one of the eight finalists chosen in the original sweepstakes draw Oct. 23. That day he found out he would be at least and possibly richer. The first prize went to Louella Abbot of Minneapolis, Minn. Mr. Sandor said he has no plans for the money. "We'll just put it away and keep it." "I can't explain the feeling I had when I uncovered the pan- el that said he said. "I was so excited and so ex- hausted. They gave me a shot of cognac before I went on stage and that seemed to help." UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 61 38 Pincher Creek... 56 37 Medicine Hat 61 22 Edmonton 55 20 Grande Prairie 55 28 Banff........... 50 27 Calgary......... 64 23 Victoria 46 42 Penticton....... 43 38 Prince George 41 35 Kamloops 49 43 Vancouver...... 50 45 .07 Saskatoon....... 55 26 Regina 55 23 Winnipeg 36 28 Toronto 45 37 .11 Ottawa......... 45 35 Montreal 50 35 St. John's....... 47 35 Halifax......... 47 45 .39 Charlottetown 45 41 .07 Fredencton..... 43 40 .08 Chicago 45 42 .52 New York...... 76 55 Miami........ 78 74 Los Angeles..... 71 51 Las Vegas...... 61 44 Phoenix 71 50 Honolulu........ 87 70 Mexico City..... 77 41 Rome 59 52 Paris........... 45 43 London 52 37 Berlin.......... 45 32 36 37 34 54 73 Amsterdam..... 46 Moscow 41 Stockholm 37 Tokyo.......... 57 Hong Kong...... 84 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat Regions Mainly sunny today and Wednesday. Brisk westerly winds in the foothills. Highs both days 55 to 60. Lows tonight 30 to 35. Columbia Kootenay Regions Today mainly cloudy with a few showers. Highs 40 to 45. Lows tonight 25 to 30. Wednesday mainly cloudy with occasional light rain by late afternoon. Highs 40 to 45. MONTANA East of Continental divide- Some increase in cloudiness with gusty westerly winds to- day and tonight. Partly cloudy and continued milk Wednesday. Highs 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. West of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness with widely scattered showers mostly northern portion today. Winds gusty at times by afternoon. Partly cloudy and continued mild Wednesday. Highs 45 to 50. Lows 20 to 30. SUPER SAVINGS DURING OUR FINAL CLEARANCE BILL ROMANCHUK ON ALL RENTALS, SUCH AS 1974 SCAMPER 14' TRAILER Brakes awning. Was NOW Bill wants to save you S397 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter century" 302 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-2805 Tuevday, November 5. 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Wine prices lowered EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Liquor Control Board (ALCB) today announced a reduction of about 11 per cent in prices for table and other low alcohol wines. A. D. Elliott, board chair- man, said the reduction, effec- tive Nov. 6, will lower the board's prices on those wines by about 35 cents a bottle for wines previously costing It will apply to both Cana- dian and imported wines with an alcohol content under 15 per cent, and will affect 461 of the board's listed wines. High alcohol wines, such as dessert and fortified wines where alcohol content is 15 per cent or higher, will not be affected bv the reduction. Near death Kitchen workers at the Khilgaon gruel kitchen in Dacca, Bangladesh, lift an elderly man who collapsed while waiting in line for food Mon- day. Doctors said he had only a slim chance for survival. Officials esti- mate over people have died of starvation and hunger-related dis- eases in Bangladesh in the past two months. Conflict warning voiced EDMONTON (CP) Too- strict interpretation of con- flict of interest laws could lead to wholesale dis- qualifications of urban and rural councillors, a lawyer for a Strathcona County coun- cillor said Monday. The warning came in clos- ing arguments by lawyer Don Ingraham. counsel for Torn Reed, who faced conflict of interest charges because ratepayers said in September he had voted on rezoning and subdivision of 260 acres of his farm. Howard Irving, counsel for the ratepayers, said the coun- ty's voting procedures should show who votes on issues. Mr. Reed testified that he left the chamber while discus- sion and voting on the subdivi- sion and rezoning of his land took place. Court has heard separate appraisers, called by Mr. Reed and the ratepayers, dis- agree on whether the value of Mr. Reed's land was enhanced by the establishment of a recreation development next to it. Mr Reed was a member of the county recreation board which voted to locate the recreation development next to his 'and He testified that he had argued in favor of another site but agreed the site next to his farm was suitable because the land was county-owned. He said he believed the development would diminish of his land because of PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Canvay 9 a m to 6 p.m Chief Mountain, closed; Coults open 24 hours, Del Bomta 9am to6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours, Porthill Rykerts 7 a m to2a.m., Rooseville 7 a m. to 11 p.m 'Times Mountain Standard) ana iudpmenl was reserved by .Judce William Haddad. Indian dies in hospital from wound EDMONTON (CP) A 20- year-old treaty Indian from the Whitcfish Reserve in northern Alberta died in hospital here Monday from a bullet wound suffered Satur- day night at a party on the reserve RfMP at High Prairie, said Sidney Canfelle was taken to hospital at High Prairie early Sunday morning Nn charges have been laid. Polir o said Mr Canfelle was shot with a bullet from a .22- calibre rifle. 80 Acre parcel Ideal set up 40 acres hay, 40 acres pasture, features include: natural gas in field, and home, very good buildings. Good modern home, new carpet throughout. Buildings include, hog barn, steel quanset and bins, double car garage, good corrals, and cow barn. Large dugout for livestock, under- ground water to barns and corral, pressure system in hog barn, automatic heated water troughs in barn and corral, underground water system for lawn, pave- ment to gate. LOCATED 4 miles east of Taber Sugar Factory on Hwy. No. 3 and 1A of a mile south. ENQUIRIES TO BOX 1373, TABER OR PHONE 223-8441 NOVEMBER 6th THE THRIFTY DINNER IS EVEN 2 pieces of delicious Kentucky Fried Chicken French Fries Grecian Bread Creamy Cole Sla fried B W J m A CANADIAN COVPA-. Colonel Sanders and his boys make it "finger hckm1 good" SVEN ERICKSENS '1701 MM Drive-Phone3287751 FOOD AND PASTRY SHOP -2021 3rdAve.S.-Phone328-8161 Here's two good reasons to buy before December 7th. Free Bonus Offer! Buy a T'NT or Olympique 75 before Saturday, December 7th, 1974 and you get a speedometer and tachometer free. We'll even install them free! Olympique 75 It's as reliable as ever but more exciting. With a new high-torque, high-output twin cylinder engine in the Olympique 300. The 340 has a new "Torque Reaction" slide suspension. Both have Tornado Cooling with many advantages of a water cooled engine. At much lower cost to you! T'NT It's the Fan Cooled super sled. With fast and reliable Rotax twin cylinder engines. 4-way adjustable slide rail suspension, and tough, lightweight aluminum and steel frame it's the sled for the kind of rider who gets off on performance. skidoo As long as there's winter. KEN'S SPORTS MILK RIVER, ALBERTA Phone 647-3866 GARY'S VICTOR SPORTS Box 1075, TABER, ALBERTA. Phone 223-4212 BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Avenue South, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FOREMOST SHELL SERVICE FOREMOST, ALBERTA Phone 867-3522 ;