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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now (or our Next Hockey Weekend Jan. 28, 29 and 30lh. Limited Spats Available........... 4 I .00 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridgc, Alberta, Monday, November 15, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 2G ERSCKSEN'S PASTRY_SHOP 3rd Avo., M.M. Drive S. Phono 328-8161 "The Pioneer end Leading Relml Shop in Lelhbridgu" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Lethbridge man skyjack victim A Lethbridgc man aboard the hijacked Air Canada night Friday, is back at work. Bob Becker, controller and head accountant for Boise Gas- case Home and Land Ltd., Lethbridge division, was back on Ihc job in London, Ont., this morning. Mrs. Becker, who has been in Lelhbridge only two months, said she didn't find out that her husband was on the plane until one of his fellow workers notified her at p.m. Fri- day. "I wasn't actually too upset until, through the news bulle- tins, I began to realize that the man might be she said. "There have been many hi- jackings in the past but all the Symposium on sheep set for Banff Contributions from Canada, United States and New Zealand will be taking part in the 1971 Banff Sheep Symposium Dec. 2 to 4. Producers, processors, retail- ers, financial and marketing analysists, university and gov- sity and government extension personnel will ail be taking part. The first day's activities will deal with problems which exist with the buying, processing and merchandising cf lamb. The aim of the symposium will be to try to find solutions to low market prices, high pro- cessing costs and lack of prod- uct promotion. Technical developments for raising sheep will be discussed the second day. Milk rcplaccrs, housing de- sign, disease analysis and con- trolled breeding will be high- lighted. The final day will involve an analysis of (lie financial as- pects of a sheep enterprise with emphasis on the profit and loss statement, annual operat- ing budget, cash flow projec- tions and availability of credit. passengers were just incon- venienced, they weren't actual- ly hurt. "I expected just about any- thing until I received word that all the passengers had disem- barked in Great Falls." Mrs. Becker said her hus- band phoned her as soon as he got off the plane to say "we're down, we're fine and we're go- ing on to London." Todd, five, the oldest of two Becker children, when told his father was on the hijacked plane asked, "Hasn't anybody called the Mrs. Becker said once the passengers were down they looked on the situation as a bit of a lark. "I was really thank- ful." Mr. Becker had to stay at the Great Falls airport from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. before a special Air Canada plane, originating in Vancouver, could arrive to continue the flight to Toronto. City police seek witnesses Lelhbridge city police are seeking witnesses to a car- pedestrian accident at 4th Ave. and 7th St. S at 11 a.m. Friday. A maroon colored vehicle backed into the crosswalk, knocking two women down. Any persons with information relating to this accident are asked lo telephone city police at 328-4444. Local post office still open The local postal operations are running normally in the face of a dispute on the na- tional level between the Post Office and the Letter Carriers' Union of Canada. Lethbridge postmaster Arthur Lewis said (here have been no meetings yet between his of- fice and local union officials However, there will be a meet- ing "any day he said. The main point of concentra- tion is a recent independent adjudicator's decision w h i c h holds the post office to use supervisory or union personnel for overtime work resulting from absences, as stated in the contract between the union and the treasury board. A large number of griev- ances by union employees are centred on the use of casual labor for overtime, contrary to the contract. Mr. Lewis said the problem does not exist in Lethbridge. A series of nation-wide 24- hour rotating strikes are Ihrealening to disrupt postal op- erations. No local union officals were available for comment. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7lh STREET SOUTH CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2S22 District youth drowns A thin blanket of ice cover- ing a dug out farm pond near Coaldale gave way Sunday af- ternoon costing a district youth his life. Mark A. C. Yanosik, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Yanosik, was riding his tricycle on a pond at his parents farm about two and a half miles northeast of Caoldale when the ice gave way. drowning the youth. Mark was pronounced dead on arrival at a Lethbridge hospital following the accident which took place at about yes- terday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are being made by Martin Bros. Ltd. of Lcthbridge. ALL OF US WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU Any time of year is a good time to say thank you but it is especially appropriate right now and everyone in our pharmacy would like to go on record a great big thank you lo all our good customer friends. We appreciate your having entrusted ui with your medicine and health-aid needs We would also like to thank all the other members of this community's health team doctors, dentists, fellow pharmacists, nurses, and mnny others for the enthusiastic spirit of co- operation which has resulted In this city having the very finest of medical service. CAPSULES OF WISDOM BY GEORGE ROD When you entrust us with your proscription wo record it on your personal Family Record Card. The possibility of Drug Inter Reaction, Allergy or Sensitivity can more readily be Inrirlenl- cillyy did you hear about the men was told by his doctor to slow down so he is now chasing older women. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE Main Nodical Bldrj. 601 6th Avo. S. Ctill 328-6133 RODNEY 401 Slh SI. S. Free Delivery Call 327-3364 Tonight Council talks si Stores will bo allowed to re- main open Wednesday niter- neons beginning this week if city council passes the third reading of a new closing of shops bylaw tonight. That bylaw and several other topics will receive council's at- tention at a closed session bo- ginning at 7 o'clock. Last week, council was pre- sented with a revised bylaw at Smithhas YOUNG CANADA BOOK WEEK SPECIAL In con- junction with Young Canada Book Week, Catholic Central High School is holding a book fair which will be in busi- ness every day from a.m. to p.m. Parents' night will be Tuesday from to p.m. On sale will be new and used paperback books, and homemade candy. The book fair is sponsored by the school's language arts class, taught by Gloria Benz, and co-sponsored by the school library and Sister Virginia. Young Canada Book Week Nov. 15-20 to focus on the Canadian Indian theme for Young Canada Book Week which slarts today is The Canadian Indian, with Dan George as patron. The Lethbridge public li- brary is promoting Young Can- ada Book Week through var- ious writing and r.rhvcrk con- tests. The library will also be con- on a story hour. During the story hour children will be read to'by anyone who is interested in reading to chil- dren. in meet planned by Allied Arts The Lethbridge Allied Arts Council is planning a "music in the community" meeting for January to discuss a co-ordin- ated approach to organizing musical events in the city. Pro fessor Lucien Needham, chairman of the AAC's musical advisory committee, said one of the problems that had been apparent in the past two or three years was a lack of liaison between various groups. Busy people, be said, some- limes don't stop to consider others' activities when making arrangements for concerts and other events. I A similar meeting dealing j with the drama field had been j very successful, he said. j Another important part of the meeting, he said, would j probably centre on the amount of money devoted to the devel-j cpment of local musicians in relation to that spent on bring- ing in outside artists. It was high time the com- munity gave serious considera- tion to treating its musicians as professionals and paying them for their services, he said. Lethbridge musicians, he I Story hours will be on Thurs- days at 2 p.nr. at (he rmnn li- brary and a; 10 a.r.i. at Iho southside branch. The library plans to continue story hour at the conclusion of Young Canada Book Week. The contests ihe library will be launching this week include identifying various children's books by pictures which will be appearing in the Herald. There will be four pictures per time, appearing for five consecutive Tuesdays. said, are "somewhat made a Another contest the library convenience of" by the com- j is sponsoring will make it pos- niunity. I sible for Lcthbridge young "If a musician is good 1 to show their artistic enough to listen to, he is good j imaginations by illustrating enough to be paid; if he is not books they have read. Three Dr. Sam Smith will be fca- ir nd speaker a! Dr. Sam Smith night Tuesday, Nov. 23. The evening, which is being held to honor Dr. Smith for his contributions to the city of Lethbridgc as the first presi- dent of the University of Leth- bridge, is being co-sponsored by the city and the Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Smith is leaving the uni- versity at (he end of this year to take up a post at the Uni- versity of Hawaii. The banquet will be held at Sven Erickscn's Restaurant be- ginning at Tickets are expected to be sold out by Nov. 20. The public is invited to at- tend As Chamber of Commerce or- ganizer Bob Parkyn put it. "You don't have to know Sam Smith to honor him." Ihe bc'ginninR of its regular Tlie changes include a clause which allows stores (o remain open from a.m. to G p.m. Wednesday. However, the same clause states stores may close at p.m. Wednesday if the proprietor wishes. Another clause regulates the i hours of automobile dealers and mobile home sales lots. If tiie bylaw is accepted by coun- cil as it is. Ihcse businesses will be allowed to remain open j until it p.m. each week night. Barber shop hours would re- main the same as under the existing bylaw except they could now stay open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. There is also a provision to allow all shops to remain open until 'J p.m. for 10 shopping days before Christmas. Council is also expected to discuss proposed modifications to the capital works program, with a view to making recom- mendations to the budget com- mittee for the 1972 budget, Warm, sunny weather on he'll ALBERTA SECOND Alberta is second only to On- tario in the sale of cows to stockyards and packing plants. Ontario sold lo Sep- tember, 1971 compared with in Alberta. The weatherman says try Pgain. A low pressure disturbance j developing off the British Co- I lumbia coast is expected to I bring w a r m e r temperatures and some wind to the Leth- bridge nrca Tuesday. I After an overnight low be- tween and 30 degrees, the temperature should reach 40 to '1.5 degrees Tuesday with the help of mainly sunny condi- tions. Today's snowfall was rela- tively minor, dropping .4 inch- es of snow, which computes lo .01 inches of moisture on the I citv. Potato people to meet The Alberta Potato Growers Association and the Alberta Polato Commission will hold their annual meetings Thurs- day and Friday, respectively, at "the Highlander Motor Hotel in Calgary. President Ed Shimbashi of Barmvell is scheduled to open Ihe growers meeting with Al- berta Marketing Commissioner Harry Hargrave, the featured speaker. Technical points and political implications in the industry will be dealt with by speakers from government, university and private sectors. Friday, the commission will deal with matters ranging from potato quality to weed control with some emphasis on fertiliz- er use. The luncheon speaker will be author and historian Georgina Murray, daughter of publisher Ma Murray. Reports and regulations will be dealt with in the afternoon sessions. Dr. G. A. Nelson, plant pa- thologist and Sieve Dubctz, agronomist at the Lcthbridge Research Station, will ao'drcss the meeting good enough to listen to he should not be he said. The meeting in January is to be chaired by George Dew, the city's chief librarian and for- mer AAC president. Prof. Needham said that as he had 'too many axes to grind" he prizes will be given. Entrants arc asked to include their age wil'h their illustrations. Young people are also asked (o write narratives. During this cepiing the stories accompani- ed by the authors' names and ages. Prizes will be given for preferred not to be in the chair.' the best stories. Meet Warren! Warren is our newest sales repre- sentative, and is well qualified to service your office and stationery needs. He looks forward to meeting our many old and new customers. PRE-CHRISTMAS SPECIAL CARPETS PROFESSIONALLY MIST CLEANED ONtY 7 PER SO. FT. Nov. 15 to Nov. 30th, 1971 Only FAIR SERVICES WARREN PACAUD CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13fh ST. NORTH PHONE 327-4591 ENGINEERED HOMES LTD. Announces the Grand Opening of their New Show Home Saturday, Nov. 13, 1971 503 12th Avenue North Open Daily 2-5, 7-9 Phone: 327-0944 Office: 327-0219 SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. SALE STARTS TUES., NOV. 16th -7 pjit. sharp TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Chesterfield, woterpump, dresser, o w cod en keg of nails, vacuum cleaners, sleigh, high chair, electric dryers, carpenter tools, socket baby buggy, beds and mattresses, card table, fridges, automatic washer, 24" 905 range, bookcases, pots and pans, dishes, lamps, good selection of TV's, arborjtc, golf carl, books, kitchen table, bicycles, children's school desk, post hole digger, old butter cutter, gun case, pool cues, bathroom scales, plant stand, wagon wheels, garden hose, battery charger, extension cords, wringer washer, skalos, drapes, radio-record player, sinks, mangle, barbecue, trike, lawn mowers, coffee tables, doors, pictures. FALL SPECIAL OFF SUPER KEM TONE The washable latex flat wall paint for interior walls and ceilings. Apply wilh brush or roller. Dries in A SELECTION OF IMPORTS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 377-1222 2508 2nd Avc. N. AUCTIONEERS GORDON SHERWOOD Bill HOPE No. 846 No. 845 KEM-GLO SEMI-GLOSS Rugged odorless alkyd enamel for woodwork, walls. Brush or roll on. Retains ils gloss after repeated washings. .72 NOW J GaL THIS WEEK ONLY ,84 Ql. MACTACvJLivJO% Off SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT WALLPAPER S21 6TH ST. S. PHONE 327-051) ;