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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan for pollution alert under study CALGARY The growing incidence of severe air pollution in Calgary and Edmonton has prompted the provincial environment department to develop a pollu- tion alert plan. Phil head of the southern Alberta pollution control said in an interview the plan involves several stages from placing department staff on standby to asking city dwellers to refrain from driving. The plan could go into effect early in the new year. He said the department will shortly let a contract to develop a computer model of Calgary. Existing data would be fed into the computer which would then predict the likelihood of severe pollution problems. way we'll be able to act before pollution Environment department staff would be called in to monitor the industry would be placed on stand-by for a possible request to shut down and private vehicle operators could be asked to severely reduce travel. Under the existing Clean Air Act. industry can be ordered to shut but the depart- metit is restricted to the public to stop driving. The southern pollution control division has purchased two additional hand air- monitoring bringing to three the number that per- mit staff to test air at various points in he said. A mobile trailer unit also has been ordered to allow more sophisticated readings of air quality throughout the city. They gave Following is a list of people who have made donations to The Herald's Cup of Milk Fund which will help the Unitarian Service Committee provide clothing 'and medical care to the people of Bangladesh. A well 00 Paula Lethbndge 1 00 A L. Lethbridge 1.00 Lethbridge 2.00 Mrs. Hyacinth M. Lethbridge .........2.00 Mrs Lillian Leth- bndge 2 00 Mr. and Mrs. J. Lethbridge ..........2.00 Ervin S Card- 'ston 20C Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sparwood..............2.00 W R Taber. 3.00 Danielle Lethbndge .305 A Lethbridge 5.00 Susanna Lethbridge 5 00 W F Lethbridge 5.00 Mrs. Valeria Taber.................5.00 Boyson Ridgeview Raymond.......5.00 M. Coleman 5.00 John Leonard Raymond ............5.00 Goodwill Service Lomond ...............5.00 Mrs. Mabel Granum...............5.00 From A Friend.....10.00 Mr and Mrs. P. Lethbridge............10.00 Julius D. Leth- bridge .....10 00 Mr and Mrs Robert Lethbridge............10.00 Arthur E. Leth- bridge ...........20.00 Mrs T. A. Ma- grath ......20 00 Box Coaldale......40.00 Total To-Date 39 GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 38 15 Pincher Creek... 39 19 .01 Medicine Hat 35 16 Edmonton .......8-11 .02 Grande Prairie 6 -16 Banff......31 13 .01 Calgary........20 9 .02 Victoria 50 37 .01 Penticton....... 36 34 .06 Prince-George ..23 16 .05 Kamloops...... 38 29 Vancouver..... 48 36 .18 Saskatoon .....16 -7 Regina .........37 -6 Winnipeg 30 7 Toronto......... 40 32 Ottawa........ 40 32 .32 Montreal 41 32 .03 St. John's 55 43 .30 Halifax.......59 36 .07 Charlottetown 56 32 .02 Fredericton..... 55 31 Chicago 44 37 New York 53 35 Miami..... 68 57 Los Angeles 70 49 Las Vegas 59 38 Phoenix 79 50 Athens ........50 41 Rome.......... 46 45 Paris.......... 48 35 London........37 26 Berlin.......... 27 21 Amsterdam..... 37 30 Moscow 21 14 LethbrMfe Today and Fog and occasional freezing drizzle this morning. Cloudy this afternoon with flurries. Risk of occasional freezing rain this evening. Clearing after midnight with Chinook winds Highs 30-35. Lows 20-25. Clouding over with occasional flurries by noon. shifting to NE10-15. Temperatures slowly falling to 15-20 above. Medlclie Hat Cloudy. Flurries later this afternoon. Risk of occasional freezing rain this evening. Highs near 25. Lows 15-20. A few flurries. Winds N15 and occasionally gusty. Highs near 20 above. Calgary Snowflurries becoming con- tinuous snow later this after- noon. Winds shifting to N15 overnight. Highs 10-15. Lows 5-10 above. Cloudy with flurries. Winds NE15 oc- casionally gusty during the morning. Highs near 10 above. Columbia Kooteoay Region Today and Cloudy. A few snow flurries occasionally mixed with rain in the southern half. Highs to- day and Saturday mid 30s. Lows tonight 25 to 30. MONTANA Eait of cloudiness today and Saturday with few showers mainly western mountains. Highs today 25 to 35 north 35 to 45 south. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Highs Satur- day 40s except 30s northeast. West of Continental rain with snow over the mountains to- day and Saturday. Highs both days 35 to 45. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Edward's Rod Weeder and Heavy Duty Cultivator ORDER NOW AND BE READY FOR SPRING WORK. BUY EARLY AND 3AVBI GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Box 1202 Phone November tttt TMt LITHMIOOI NIHALO Throne speech raps gov't REGINA The Saskatchewan government fired a double-barrelled Mast at Ottawa Thursday as the fourth session of the province's 17th legislature opened. In the throne speech read by Lieut.-Gov Stephen the NDP govern- ment complained that the federal government has not fulfilled promises made at toe western economic oppor- tunities conference and has failed to provide a national energy policy. The throne speech promises that Saskatchewan would move on its own to take action to retain control of oil in view of the alleged federal policy vacuum. The about 800 words longer than the one opening the last contained a host of general proposals for provin- cial ranfinf from legislation limiting campaign spending to eftabushrnent of more tree nurseries. Premier Allan Blakeney'i government would set up a Saskatchewan Development Fund provide an oppor- tunity for residents to invest with security in western The throne speech said the fund would be an open-ended investment trust. Saskatchewan residents would buy shares and their investments would be Ibytfcei There would also be stantial increases in assistance to urgan governments to enable those governments to provide im- proved transporta- tion and other municipal ser- QUALITY cuwc EDDY DIETRICH CwtMtd HMchwifc CipHol FurnHura Mfe. Keep Christ in Christmas InMrtod by Knighta of Cotumbuj Council 14W Gas miser Evie Atkinson of says her French-made motorized bicycle provides one answer to the world-wide fuel crisis. The .7 horse-power motor putt- putts at a top speed of 20 to 25 miles per hour and at 173 miles to the gallon provides the ultimate in low-cost transportation. A good for 65 costs 12 cents. MPs like idea of Feb. holiday Highway 1 reported bare Hid dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. OP ENTRY and Closing Carway 9 i.m. to ft Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del lonita 9 a.m. Kingsgate 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8 .m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m to 5 Rooseville 8 a.m. D midnight. Logan Pass closed. OTTAWA Members of the Commons justice com- mittee agreed Thursday that it would be nice to have a na- tional holiday some time in the chilly month of February. But they weren't sure what a ninth Canadian statutory holiday should be called and what reason should be given for it They liked the idea of a Sir John A Macdonald Day. But unfortunately the first prime minister was born Jan. and a holiday commemorating his birth would be a trifle close to the New Year's holiday. A Canada Flag Day sounded good but there was some concern expressed that some of the bitterness of the 1964 great flag debate may come out again. And a Discovery Day sound- ed pretty good until a couple of MPs mentioned that it might rouse the ire of native people who discovered America a few thousand years before Europeans managed to get across the Atlantic. The committee was consid- ering the idea of having a holi- day sometime between New Year's and something tihat has been sought by labor groups and others for some years To help it in its considera- tion it had these three private members bills before it by Heath Macquarrie calling for a Sir John A. Macdonald Day on the first Monday fol- lowing Jan 10 each year. Mr. Macquarrie said the holiday rould honor chief man in he saga of and hat Canadians have too ong been too loath to honor great men.'' Ed Nelson for a Canada Flag on or about Feb. 15. He said the flag is a symbol of Canada's nationhood and the holiday he suggested would emphasize Canadian unity. A former he t-iid the holiday would be particularly important to school children. He said it could be held on Bank reports revenue hike MONTREAL The Royal Bank of Canada reports balance of revenue after in- come taxes of million for the fiscal year ended Oct. compared with million for the 1972 fiscal year. Balance of profits after de- duction of appropriation for losses was million or a compared with million or a year earlier. Assets at the year-end were a 24-per-cent in- crease from billion a year the bank said. Total deposits were also up by 24 per cent and loans were 23 per cent higher. ORIGINATED ABROAD Canadian exhibitions inherited their character mainly from the Old World agricultural fairs the first Monday following Feb. commemorating the day m 1965 when the Maple Leaf flag was first officially raised SAND GRAVEL lASPHALT ITOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE RECENT GRADUATES OF THE LETHBRID6E REAL ESTATE CO-OP PRIMARY COURSE ALEX VEGH 327-3795 BOB DUVAL 327-5077 Fraser Baalim Trevor Howard Yanosik and Doug Fleming of Key Realty and Insurance congratulate Alex Vegh and Bob Duval upon their successful completion of the recent Primary Course in Real Estate conducted by the Lethbridge Real Estate Board. In accordance with our continuing policy of through we feel these capable gentlemen m addition to our existing salesmen Vern Morgan and Peter shall better enable Key Realty and Insurance to serve your Real Estate and Insurance needs. KEY REALTY INSURANCE 1525- 9th Ave. South 328-6671 Just in Time for Christmas. 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