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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, November 30, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Orderlies gel pay raise EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Certified Nursing Aides Association announced Friday it has accepted a proposal made by the Alberta Hospital Association last month for a province wide pay scale for nursing orderlies The proposal by the hospital association would provide pay rates of to a month. The current pay scale for nursing orderlies is to a month. The new wage scale would be retroactive to Oct. 1. The association said it is aware of a a month cost of living allowance to hospital employees effective Sept. 1, 1974, and requested the Alberta Hospital Association to make the allowance applicable to all certified nursing aides. Tax cripples aviation EDMONTON (CP) Federal tax changes which add a 10 per cent excise tax to aircraft used by private pilots and corporations amount to a crippling blow to Canada's aviation industry, said R. H. Cull, president of the Alberta Aviation Council. The tax, applied to heavier cars, boats, motorcycles and aircraft, was designed to curb the use of fuel hungry pleasure vehicles but will be a heavy blow to Alberta and the north where aircraft are the workhorses of ranchers and oil companies, Mr. Cull said in an interview Friday. An aircraft which costs an airline million will cost an oil company an additional when all the new tax- es are included, he said. Gleichen girl abducted GLEICHEN (CP) RCMP said a warrant was issued Fri- day for the arrest of Robert Isodore Wolfleg, 25, of Calgary, for the alleged ab- duction of a girl at Blackfoot Indian Friday. Reserve earlier An RCMP spokesman said the girl had been located. No further details were given. Shopping centre cancelled FORT MCMURRAY (CP) Blaming the indecisiveness of the local town board, ex- cessive demands of town planners and inflation, Allarco Developments Ltd. has cancelled plans for a 000 square foot shopping centre here. "We've been wrangling with the town board for more than UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather H L Pre London Lethbridge......47 25 Pincher Creek... 40 30 Medicine Hat 43 21 Edmonton 34 10 Grande Prairie 28 16 Banff........... 27 12 Calgary.....37 14 Victoria 45 36 Kamloops... 39 30 Penticton....... 38 35 Vancouver .....47 36 Saskatoon....... 28 11 Regma 22 6 Winnipeg.......18 -1 Toronto......... 29 12 Ottawa.....28 20 Montreal 27 17 Quebec........29 20 .05 Chicago 39 33 .08 Minneapolis.....32 27 New York...... 43 27 Miami........77 74 Boston 39 27 Washington 50 30 Los Aftgeles..... 75 51 San Francisco. 60 50 Denver.........33 6 Las Vegas...... 58 35 Phoenix 70 40 Mexico City 73 39 Honolulu.......85 67 Athens 61 48 Rome 50 36 Pans 50 41 52 39 Berlin.......... 41 36 Madrid......... 57 43 Moscow 36 34 Stockholm 34 32 Tokyo.......... 55 43 Hong Kong 70 68 FORECAST Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat regions: Mostly sunny today and Sunday. Highs both days near 45. Lows near 25. Columbia, Kootenay Cloudy with a few sunny periods today and Sunday. A few snowflurries in the Columbia district today. Highs today and Sunday 30 to 35. Lows tonight 10 to 15. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly sunny and mild today. Some increase in cloudiness Sunday and a little warmer eastern portion. Highs today 25 to 35 north 35 to 45 south. Lows tonight 5 to 20. Highs Sunday 30 to 45. West of Continental Divide Variable low cloudiness and cool today. Sunday mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers Highs both 30s. Lows tonight 15 to 25. Wait before you buy... because the 1975 A.M.C. PASSENGER CARS are on their way! This year American Motors1 unbeatable Buyer Protection Plan is even better than last years, and that's more than just a guarantee. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter century" 302 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-2805 Grain plan cushions farmers CALGARY (CP) The western grain stabilization plan, "designed to cushion prairie fanners" when the going gets rough, will be introduced in the House next week, Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board said Friday. He told the Alberta Wheat Pool annual meeting that under the plan, a fund of money would be set up with the farmers paying two per cent of their grain sales into the fund and Ottawa matching four per cent. Basing on current grain sales projections, the program would cost Ottawa about million a year "The money -'ould be held in trust for Prairie farmers and would be paid directly to them whenever net grain income on the prairies declined below previous levels of income." a year about Cameron Allard, executive vice presi- dent of the Edmonton com- pany, said in announcing the cancellation. Mr Allard said the development, originally proposed about one year ago, was to cost or million. But inflation forced costs up to million. PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Chief Mountain, closed; Coults open 24 hours; Del Bomta 9am to 6 p m., Kingsgate open 24 hours. PorUiill Rykcrts 7 a m. to 2 a.m.; RooseviHe 7 a m. to 11 p m iTimes Mountain Standard) Mr. Lang said farm income could be affected by various fac- tors over which farmers have no control, including weather conditions, market prices, slow grain sales and the rising cost of production. He said the proposed legislation would give farmers the op- tion to opt out of the program, but "1 believe that when farmers see the tremendous advantages that the plan will offer to them, they will want to be in it." Details about the operation of the plan would be made public when the proposed legislation is introduced in Parliament Mr Lang said "almost every major farm organization" has endors- ed the plan More money for judges Legisla- tion will be introduced shortly to increase "substantially" the salaries of judges in Canada, Justice Minister Otto Lang said Friday He told the Calgary Bar Association that many promising young lawyers have stayed away from judicial ap- pointments. UFO sighted CANMOHE (CP) The sighting of an unidentified ob- ject having three yellow lights and travelling 50 to 60 an hour 300 feet above the ground has been reported UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP WALTER SYCH WATER HAULING CONTACT JOHN'S WATER HAULING 345-3050 Coaldale, Alta. Owned and operated by John A. Siemens Meets the press Ed Burnstick, left, Canadian director of the militant American Indian Move- ment, and Calgary urban Indian spokesman Bob Royer talk with reporters inside occupied Indian affairs office in Calgary. Mr. Burnstick warned that the 25 native people who took over the office are prepared to fight if police try to evict them. Cadet wins Beer-bottle return top honors OTTAWA (CP) Michael Bonham, an 18-year-old air cadet from Calgary, has won the CP Air award, the Air Cadet League of Canada an- nounced Friday. A member of the No. 604 Moose Squadron, Warrant Officer Bonham scored an average of per cent on flying and written tests in the scholarship flying training program for Royal Canadian .Air Cadets. The top honors entitled WO Bonham to a return trip to any point in Canada served by CP Air. deposits increased EDMONTON (CP) An increase in beer bottle return deposits was announced today by the Alberta Liquor 'trol Board Chairman A. D. Elliott said the deposit will increase to 60 from 30 cents a dozen effec- tive Monday. The increase will bring the per bottle deposit to five cents, in line with deposit rates for liquor and wine bottles in Alberta and with beer bottle rates in effect in British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Mr. Elliott said it is hoped the increase will encourage an even greater rate of return of bottles. He said the increase does not mean an increase in revenues, either to brewers, the hotel industry or to the ALCB. The 60 cent per dozen deposit will be refunded in full at all Alberta Brewers' Agents (ABA) depots and ABA commissioned depots. UNIVERSITY VIEW OPEN SUNDAY. DEC. 1.1974 P.M. 1109 SCENIC DRIVE. Lethbridge, Aid. And what a view it is! Come out Sunday and view this excellent bungalow with dining room, developed basement and garage. Excellent low interest financing available. Price Your Host J.B. STOKKE 328-8566 UNDER OPEN SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1040 FERN CRESCENT LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Come out and see this lovely well kept three bedroom home. Basement completely developed Has attached carport and leatures a nice shady back yard Close to schools and facilities Fern Crescent is oil South Parfcside Drive and across from the GoU Course BLOCK BROS. Your Hostess PAT REAY 328-8073 ONLY THE BEST SERVICE is GIVEN YOUR CULLIGAN WATER SOFTENER (We're full-time water specialists I who give prompt, efficient service. I Parts in stock J Free Estimate I JUST CALL 327-7867 AND SAY I 120d-North Mayor Magrath Drive L (Andy Holmes) FOR SALE BY OWNER Less than 1 year old, 3 bedroom split entry. 2200 square feet, approx. 1680 sq. ft. developed baths, 2 fireplaces, developed rumpus room, carpeted throughout, carport, underground sprink- lers, landscaped, ultra large patio, large outdoor childrens area, 2 rock gardens, 20 ft diameter out- door open pit barbecue, sun deck. Price includes draperies in living room, electric range, built m dishwasher, gas barbecue. Price mortgage at Present owner prepared to carry small 2nd mortgage 1402 Aspen Place Phone 329-4084 or 329-4474 "iicTf n f Complete 8-piece modular FM AM MULTIPLEX STEREO SYSTEM! _ _ tuner-amplilier. Reliable 100% solid state chassis fa1: a full 10 watts peak power Features includt trdu alor ligM seoa'ale bass- and treble controls tape input output jacfcs out'et Smart walnut 2 Automatic: iccord changer. 4-soecd SSR turntable plays up Jo 6 LP Precision engmeeied with Tubular lone aim pressure adjuster ceramic SnoKed duM rover vialniff bssr 45 3 Stereo 8 cartridge tape player. Lighted indicator complementary stvling 1 Speaker system 7w n sea'ed cab nets m walnut aia-fab-ir 1 iisn Two woolers two tweeters 6 Modular-system stand Corrract clean line design n walnut limsh with flack tr.m 7 Stereo headphones For pcisonal listening pieasu Ear pads i> com Bonus RCA album' 8 COMPLETE 236-13th St. N. Smith's Color TV Appliances Phone 328-5541 Closed Mondays, Open Thursday snd Friday till 9 ED SMITH OERARD PLETTELL CONRAD PLETTELL MIKE I ;