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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tueiday, November 28, 1972 -Artificial trees plague market TAKING A LOOK A man in front of a Rome newstand Saturday looks at an Italian magazine publishing pictures of a naked woman which ihe magazine claims lo show Jacqueline Onassis al Skcrpios Island off Greece. Secretaries prod MPs OTTAUA (CP> Members of Parliament who have been Ii.igglinS over allocation of new office space may find thai Ihe decision has been taken out of llieir liands by a more powerful Lheir secretaries. The MPs until now have had llieir offices in the cramped Centre Block or IVesl Clock 017 Parliament Some will be able to drink Dy THE CANADIAN PRESS Even though New Year's live falls on a Sunday_ many Canadians will be guen the opportunity lo usher in 1973 the libation of Ihcir choice. Ontario fell into line last week when John Clement, minister of consumer ar.d commercial relations, told the legislature normal Sabbath restrictions will be lifted Dec. .11 to permit taverns and other licensed establishments to remain open from G p.m. lo 1 a.m. Despite the new ruling, On- tario revellers will get to bed earlier than their counter- parts in some olher prov- inces. Time will be called at 2 a.m. in Alberta and Prince .Edward Island and Saskatche- wan palrons may celebrate until In Nova Scotia and British Columbia, drinking-up time is 3 a.m. In B.C., Alberta. Manitoba, Quebec and New Brunswick, taverns will be closed New Year's Eve, although licensed restaurants may serve drinks. A beer parlor, said B.C. At- torney-Genera! Alex Macdo- nald. is "not a proper place to spend New Year's Eve." On the other hand, a B.C. resident with stamina could celebrate longer than any- where else in the country. Dining rooms and dining lounges open at noon for a 15- hour working day. ATTRACTED MANY Expo, the six-montlis' world fair held in Montreal in 19G7, attracted visitors. i makes stereo worth listening to. Hill. New, spacious offices now are available in the Con- federation Building, 100 yards from the West Block. But opposition parties do not want any of their mem- bers to be moved off the Hill unless a similar proportion of cabinet ministers also move. Officials of the various par- ties rlso are reported con- cerned that MPs in Ihe Con- federation Building rarely attend the Commons sittings in tlic Cenlre Block. Some MPs have been de- terred from moving by the party line, others because they feel the Centre Block has more prestige, and others presumably because of simple inerlia. Accordingly, party repre- sentatives have agreed not to encourage MPs to more to the new offices, but not to stop any who wish to move. I'HOD BOSSES The secretaries, however, are beginning to take a hand, prodding their bosses to move. Among other attract- ions, the new offices have separate rooms for the mem- bers and their secretaries A group of secretaries lis- tened enviously at lunch Thursday while one described the simple means she used to get into the renovated build- ing. While her MP was out of town, she put his name on the list for a new office. When he came back, she simply sent him over lo look at the com- paratively luxurious quarters and the feat was accom- plished. So far, 10 of the 15 Social Credit MPs have signed up for the new offices. Other estimates arc that about five of 31 New Demo- crats. 10 of the 107 Con- servatives and at least 10 of the 100 Liberals are following suit. Model 4S3B9. And beautiful to look at, This Spanish-styled colicl slale console wilh built-in .l-ir.ick cassette has all Iho loalurcs you'll ever need [or f.i.nsro listening: "Dynamic 80" solid slale stereo nmpiiiier, Garrard 202.VTC automatic recorder changer and six speakers. Acme Television Ltd. 535 I3lh SI. N., Ph 327-6361 and College Mall Phone TV (Taber) lid. Tnber, Alia. Phone: 223-3866 Bert Mac's Radio-TV Lfd. 315 7ll, Sliorl S. tollilirrlijr, Phone Appliance TV Sales Ltd. 3rd Avonuo S. Letlibmlrin Phono 328-0082 Break hunger strike VANCOUVER (CIO Three semi of Freedom Doukholjor women, imprisoned on nrson charges and currently held at Shaughnessy Hospital, have broken a hunger strike which has been going on intermittent- ly for almost two years. A fourth member of the Free- domilc group was released earl- ier on mandatory parole. Slill in hospital arc Mary Aslaforoff, Vera Posnickoff and Polly Chenioff. The f on r Mi woman, Zmaolf- was released on man- datory parole last week. Dr. Hoy said .she was released in Ihc care of her husband. Thr women wm> transferred lo (lie afler n slormy .slay al Mnl.squi which began last July. While at the Mnlsqui nK-diral Ihey .set fire lo one of Iheir rooms, smnshrd windows and i.lli'nipl- cil In undress n female, nursing .supervisor. OTTAWA (CP) Artificial Christmas trees continue lo choke out export markets for the real thing despite belter trees and government efforts lo spruce up the tradc. Bill Ilickey of Ihe federal trade department's wood products branch, responsible for providing big tree buyers in the United States with lists of Canadian sellers, said yesterday that "natural Clirisl- mas trees leave- a lot lo be de- ued." Many aren't shaped right, needles drop off and some h gh rise aparlmenls ban Ihem because of fire worries. Besides, artificial trees arc looking more and more natu- ral all the time, are costing less and have reached the point where they even smell like evergreens. What it boils down lo is a sharp decline in export busi- ness for the 100 or so big plantations scattered across the country. EXPORTS DltOP Christmas tree exports, which account for between half and two-thirds of Can- ada's annual 10 million tree harvest, dropped to about 4.1 million Irees worth roughly S3.9 million last year. In 1970, about 5.3 million trees were alrout miluoh. The year before, exports stood at 0.4 million trees down from nearly seven mil- lion in ]963 and 1907. Two years ago, trade offi- cials were hopeful that ex- balsam and spruce from Quebec, Scotch pine from Ontario, balsam from the Maritimes, some spruce from the Prairies and Douglas fir from Alberta and grow if tree farmers grew better trees. Efforts were made lo en- courage tree farmers among the big exporters lo cultivate Iheir stands carefully, prun- ing for shape, weeding for tetter growth and spraying against insects. Despite the campaign, Mr. Mickey said, it was difficult to do much because of the frag- mented nature of much of the industry. Kaiser reports losses VANCOUVER (CP) -Kai- ser Resources Ltd. reported Monday consolidated net lasses of on sales of 000 in the tirst nine months of this year compared with con- solidated net losses o[ 000 on sales of in the first nine months of 1971. The company reported a con- solidated net profit of or three cents a share in the third quarter of 1972. This in- cludes an anticipated insurance settlement of Operat- ing results for the quarter, ex- clusive of the anticipated insur- ance settlement, were a loss of on sales of In the third quarter of 1371, i the. company had consolidated i net earnings of on sales of i Company president Edgar I Kaiser said in a report to share- holders that during the third quarter of this year long tons of metallurgical coal were shipped to Japan from the company's mines in southeast- ern British Columbia. Firm to bargain on coal prices EDMONTON (CP) Mc- Intyre Porcupine Co. Ltd. offi- cials are preparing lo visit Ja- pan to re-negotiate i t s current Japanese coal contracts, says a company spokesman. The visit will be to bargain for increased ejnl prices on a 5-year agreement under which Mclntyre Porcupine's Grande Cache, mine operates. The company official said ba- sis [or the negotiation is the unsuitable price in "the light of present world prices" which Mclntyre Porcupine ob- tained for its 1967 coal. He dismissed reports that, a new contract also would be dis- cussed. Earlier this month, R. B. Ful- ton, president of Mclntyre-Por- cupine, reported a loss of million during the first nine months of the year for the Grande Cache mine. For (lie same period in 1971, the mine, key industry in a town of about 230 miles west of Ed- monton, showed an operating loss of million. Preliminary discussions on contract price revisions with the Japanese steel mills that buy coal from the Grande Cache mine were held in Tokyo in late September. ORIGINAL NAME Prince Edward fsland was originally named Isle St. Jean, by the French. HELP FOR NEEDY TOTS-Sick and undernourished children in 31 countries will benefit from Ihe sale of colorful Christmas cords by the Canadian Save the Children Fund. Wonl lo lee what these cords look like? Then don't miss the striking Saturday IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE BALSAM PLUS HERBAL SHAMPOO M.S.R.P. 1.91 SUPER LADY PATRICIA FROTEIN SHAMPOO or CREME RINSE PRIDE GIFT WRAP KODAK INSTAMATIC KIT Model AX 15R M.S.R.P. 27.95 SUPER DISCOUNT PAULIN'S CHOCOLATE PUFFS SUPER DISCOUNT REGENT SWORD CUTLERY SET M.S.R.P. 11.50 SUPER DISCOUNT CHOCOLATES AUDIOSONIC CASSETTE TAPES LADY PATRICIA HAIR SPRAY SALE DATES: NOVEMBER 28th DECEMBER 2nd ROYALE BATHROOM TISSUE Pack of 4. M.5.R.P. Tic SUPER DISCOUNT 8 ROLLS A.R.P. AIR CANADA WIN A TRIP CONTEST FLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE AIR CANADA TRAVELS. 4 TICKETS STILL TO BE GIVEN AWAT (Iyer or product of the week ipeciol featured in A.R.P. Pnormacici. Two lickcii will be oworded cvorf lour wccki lo ionic lucky pcrion. Nnmi; Address City or Town rrmnhl, (or Jnn 10, I97J. Conlnl cloiri Oct. JO, I 177 3. n, Norrr Of Srnrf .r.lnn In A B P. Air Cflnod. I none ...................ART. rtiormocv Conim, P.O dm 106S, Wpr, Mon. MC D D IS THE SUGGESTED MANUFACTURER'S RETAIL PRICE AND IS SHOWN SO YOU CAN TRULY COMPARE OUR SALE PRICE SEE WHAT YOU SAVE Boyd's Pharmacy 1644 Mnyor Mmjrolli Drive, lelhbridgo 328-3760 Higct's Pharmacy Pincher Creek 627-3195 Lingard Pharmacy 1011 Baker Slroel, Cmnlijook 426-4271 Norman's Pharmacy 195 Deer Pork Avenue, Klmbcrley -I27--154'I Oddie's Central Drug 223-224S Quinn's Drug Store Stubbs Pharmacy 1506 9lh Ave. S., 32B-5S11 Westminster Drugs 425 13lh St. N., Ulhtmrfq. 328-783] ;