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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta I Christinas cheers Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield leads a rousing round of cheers for two party Santa Clauses Lincoln Alexander on the left and Steve Paproski at-the Conser- vative caucus annual Christmas party on Parliament Hill. East prepares for fuel shortage Electric firewood sales up THE CANADIAN PRESS Predictions of heating oil shortages east of the Ottawa Valley have sent many home- owners searching for alter- nate ways to heat their dwellings while other Canadians seem confident will have enough fuel to ast the winter. Retailers in Eastern Canada report increasing sales of electric heaters while lumber dealers say their firewood business is booming. In where residents have been told by provincial Energy Minister Leo Barry there will be no hydro dealers report they are sold out of electric heaters. A spokesman for Canadian General Electric Co. Ltd. said in St. John's that a truckload of electric heaters which took nine houi s to unload was sold in four hours the next day. Other retailers said customers were buying five and 10 heaters at a time. The Great Eastern Oil and Import Co. in St. John's re- ported numerous inquiries from residents about the availability of coal-and wood- burning stoves Wood dealers in the St. John's area said their firewood business is booming while in other parts of the province householders are cutting their own. A shortage of coal in New Brunswick has prompted many residents there also to stock up on firewood. One wood dealer in Moncton said his sales are up about 50 per cent from last year while another said sales have dou- bled Moncton's only coal dealer said he has had many in- quiries about converting oil furnaces to coal but added that he only has enough coal to supply his regular customers. Retailers in New Brunswick said electric heaters are sell- ing as fast as they come m. In Prince Edward David a department store spokesman said sales of electric heaters have been the as last year but a Charlottetown coal dealer reported an increase in buying fireplace coal. Coal dealers in Nova Scotia report they are selling all the supplies they have. Dealers in Quebec also said residents are looking for al- ternative ways of keeping warm this winter. Retailers in Montreal said sales of electric heaters are' up as much as 50 per cent from last year and current stocks might be depleted within a few weeks. There has been a run on electric blankets with customers buying several at a time. One Montreal heating dealer said he has been swamped with calls from residents wanting to buy wood-burning stoves. could sell 50 wood stoves a day if we had the he said. Firewood suppliers also re- port they are doing a record business. A cord of wood now costs about compared with last year BEST CUSTOMER Forty-seven per cent of Canadian agricultural imports come from the U S. FMMY mt UTIMMY NOV. 3M KG. ID CENTRE VILLAGE IGA AND MARTENS IGA COALDALE Values effective until closing December 1973 there's MORE to love at Remember Save Your Tapee For Flamenco CooKware FREE DELIVERY COIDSIKMI Distilled and bottled under the direct supervision of International Distillers England. A traditional London Dry made from an original formula using Juniper berries and other imported Botanicals. ffCMWLETHMMtfMJflin Now available throughout Alberta. CANADIAN PINZGAUER ASSOCIATION Proudly InvltM YOU to attend their INAUGURAL SALE and MEETING Dec. 2 and 1973 Headquarters Holiday Lethbrtdgo. AHa. DECEMBER 1973 a.m. Registration p.m. Bus Tours Porllch Broa. to view sale animals Canadian to view 4 Purebred Plnzgauer 10 Purebred p.m. Social Banquet program featur- ing prominent stockmen and government apeakera QUEST SPEAKER HON. BUD MILLER I UwjVfflmPnVr HVVJniBVT AHMTBal najnwniaToM I BMH DR. I. R. REED AMI. to tti DECEMBER a.m. Inaugural Meeting p.m. SALE PerHeh Broa. Sales PavlHon Private AkeraH LiOibrUji fttdto mt or SpocNy OFFERING PURCHASE Blood Hotter Carves wMh Darns 10 Vfc Btood Bun Calves wNh Dame 100 OueNty cows bred Pkmauer BUT PINZQAUER THE EFFICIENCY BREED BOLOGNA Canada Grade 'A' Young TURKEYS COFFEE For All Your Christmas BAKING NEEDS Shop At Your IGA Stores Contra Village and Coaldale BURNS SHAMROCK Fresh from our In-Store Bakery LETTUCE California Canada No BANANAS ;