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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Jalurdav, Ocl.b.r t, Wl THE IETMMIDOJ HEKAlD-13 FRAUD SQUAD -Toronto detective Peter Guest holds 11.week-old white poodle Bambi offer "nose printing" the dog for evidence in a fraud case in Toronto. Bambi was seized after Mrs. Phyliss Rowroth of Toronto complain- ed a woman paid for the dog with a worthless cheque. Marianna Rivers of Toronto was charged with fraud.______ Potato producers stand to benefit CALGARY (CP1 Potato j producers will receive most of j Die assistance to agriculture in- dustries hit by the U.S. import surcharge, says the first vice- president of the Canadian Hor- ticultural Council. "New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island will mainly ben- efit from the programs because the dollar volume bulk of horti- cultural products is exported from those said Larry Jorgenson, also secretary-man- ager of the Alberta Potato Com- mission. He said the programs an- nounced by Agriculture Minis- ter H. A. Olson who put no price tag on the assistance- nil! help but it "depends on the terms." EXTRA BURDEN Tiie programs would deal with unprocessed agricultural exports. Mr. Jorgenson said the coun- cil pointed out in a brief to th government earlier there "would be a great deal of dis- location if there wasn't going to be some sort of compensa- tion paid to horticulture produ- cers." "The surcharge makes it im- possible for the two provinces as well as apple and green- house producers to deal on the U.S. he said in an in- terview. "As a result, their products create an extra burden on our market and have a depressing effect to producers." However, Mr. Jorgenson said the council still hopes some ac- tion will be taken regarding horticultural imports espe- cially into western Canada. "It's high tune the Canadian government protected the pro- ducer to the extent other coun- tries are protecting their pro- ducers." Oil exploration needs new deal CALGARY (CP) The In- dependent Petroleum Associa- tion of Canada says oil com- panies would have no trouble finding oil fields in Alberta if Ihcy were Riven incentives lo slinmlat.? Ihe search. In a letter to Dr. G. W. Go- vier. chairman of the AJbcrta 69-degrw spread in KHMONTON of fit) iCl'i A dif- egrees between Energy Resources Conservation Board, the association has ask- ed permission to pump more oil from discovery wells KO ex- ploration and drilling costs can be recovered faster. II has asked the board to in- a "discovery allowable" as a boost for declining oil ac- tivity in the province. Allowable is the term used to describe the amount of oil the board allows an oil company to pump from a well in one day. COSTS BLAMED The association said in the letter there has been a decline in the rale of crude oil dis- coveries in Ihe Inst five years, I blaming it on increased explor- at ion and development costs. Immediate steps should lie la- was noted in a report from the j Kdmonton wcalher office. 1'hc warm reading was R7 degrees in Medicine Hat Sept. S while the low was 18 at Peace River on the 20th. By the end of Ihe month, all parts of the province had reported killing frost. The report said long spells iif cool, damp weather dropped iompcraturcs for Ihe month several degrees below long-term normals. Precipitation was near or above normal, wilh extremely dry condilions only in eastern districts from Vermilion south through Coronation. The month brought a mark- ed change in Edmonton from record-breaking warm in August. A high of IB was noted on the Mil, Ihen readings dropped gradually and tem- peratures in Ihe last week held Almost continuously below 50. says. Liquor oullcl in chain store WINNIPEG (CP) The M a n itoba Liquor Commission announced loday that a self- serve liquor outlet will open this month in The Bay store in downtown Winnipeg. ,1. Frank Syms said the li- quor outlet, tentatively sched- uled to open Oct. 25. on the mez- zanine floor of the Portage Ave- nue store, will be the first such venture by a liquor commis- sion in Canada. Mr. Syms said the outlet, lo be staffed by eight women and five men, will in a new era in liquor store merchandis- ing, display fixlures and de- FIRE PREVENTION WEEK October 4th through 10 IN PROPERTY LOST BY FIRE IN 1970 th The greatest loss ever by fire destruction. In addition to this 636 persons perished in fires in Canada in 1970. Fire prevention is everyone's business. Each one of us can do our part in our homes in our places of business to prevent fires. IS YOUR INSURANCE ADEQUATE? Be sure your home, business, farm, and car are adequately covered by insurance. These Lethbridge agents will be happy to consult with you and advise on modern fire insurance coverage. OBSERVE THESE IMPORTANT FIRE PREVENTION RULES: 1. Teach your children the importance of practicing fire prevention. 2. Have planned escape routes for fire emergency. 3. Never smoke in bed. 4. Never light a fireplace unless it has a screen. 5. A fire extinguisher is a must in every home, car, office, store. 6. Remove waste paper from basement, garages, etc. 7. Keep matches and cigarette lighters out of reach of small children. 8. Be sure electric wiring is adequate. 9. Report any suspicious odor or gas. 10. Inflamable materials should be kept in a safe container. 11. Have your furnace, ranges, heaters, and chimneys inspected regularily. 12. Post the telephone of your Fire Department in a handy place near the phone. MEMBERS OF I.A. A.A. AND LETHBRIDGE LOCAL COUNCIL Ringland Meredith (Insurance) Ltd. 507A 7th Street South Phone 327-3009 D CONN VAN HORNE J. WARBURTON Art Williams Agencies ltd. Centre Village Moll Phone 328-8184 12. Jl. JcacoJt M W P- (Bill) GREGORY 1271 3rd AYC. Phones 327-4016, 328-5355 Hunt Insurance Agencies Ltd. 1201 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-7777 Sanford Insurance Agency 311 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-5558 Reliance Agencies 822 3rd Avenue S., lethbridge Phone 327-0433 I. H. C Real Estate ltd. 2020 2nd Avenue N. Phono 328-3644 Campbell Haliburton Insurance Ltd. A. J. DEMORY, Mgr. 418 5th Street S. Phones 327-5523, 327-0215 Schwartz Agencies Ltd. INSURANCE CONSULTANTS J DOUGLAS WAITES A.I.I.C. College Mall Phone 328-3331 Federated Insurance Companies WIUARD CHARIESWORTH 103 Rideau Court Phone 327-8706 Coaldale Insurance Real Estate Co. Lid. 1817 20lh COAIPALE, Phone 345-3076 "Complete Fire Equipment Sales and Service" Safety Supply Co. 206 13th Street S. Phone 327-2654 Fort Whoop-Up Agencies Ltd. General and Life Insurance STAN KIA5SEN, Mgr. 1117 3rd Avenue 5. Phonos 328-335! 328-9362 Co-Operative Insurance Services Ltd. F. C. WEISSE Mgr. FIRE AUTO LIFE Agents: KEN NEWTON FRED THOMSON 1265 3 Ave. 5. Phones 328-5088, 328-4654 Stringham Insurance Services Ltd. 122 8th Street South Phone 328-6161 _ Alberta Motor Association Auto Insurance 903 3rd Avonue Sov'h Phone 328-1771 ;