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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 38 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wtdntsdav Octobtr 3, 1973 New version of Berlin Concrete curtain in Ireland PETTIGO. Ireland (API Ireland's version of the Berlin Wall, locally known as they conciete curtain, is 24 ieet wide and three Ieet high It blocks oil a bridge It s about the only place can actually see the Irish border, which twists and turns through 260 miles of green countryside Here in Pettigo. however, marking the border is simple VOTE "YES" ON MEDICAL RESEARCH GIVE THE UNITED WAY Thanks to you its working It iuns along the Tennon Kivei, a trout stream which cuts the village in two About 950 village! s live on the Countv Donegal side ol the stream in the Irish republic 200 aie in Countv Fer- managh in Northern Ireland and are British subjects This division made little dif- ference until the current bout of Ireland s troubles came to loimerly peaceful Pettigo A bomb planted by Irish Republican Army guerrillas I rom the southern side wreck- ed a grocery store in the not In And then thp wall WPMI up WALLED OFF FAST The British army swooped in on the morning of Sept 17 Engineers got to woik with pneumatic drills and conciete mixers and the wall was in place by mid-day neat- Iv .sealing otf the 18th centurv bt idge a on the southein side shrugged it of! as one oi those tilings You'd be buipriced how much buttei we sell." she said deli.iiitlv And anyway, our bacon's only 40 pee and their s is 42 The Royal Tank Regiment, responsible tor security on the noithern side, handed out leaflets telling the northern 'Due to terrorist attacks we have to improve safetv and restrict the terrorists' freedom ol move- ment We don t want to cause un- necessaiv inconvenience a iesult the IRA has lost an escape route and Ireland s pig smugglers have lost a favorite crossing point SMUGGLING WAS EASY Thousands of smuggled pigs cioss the Irish border every week heading north or south according to variations in sup- port prices It's an easy living since neither government. British nor Irish has yet found a loolprool way of dis- tinguishing between a north- ern monarchist pig or a southern republican pig. Not that the smugglers will be hurt much At 8 o'clock sharp every evening the cus toms men shut shop and go home Olympic stadium The stadium for the 1976 Summer Olympics has been modified by reducing the foundation to a single support from a two pillar series, Mayor Jean Drapeau said The mayor said in a statement that the change hardly alters the design but imp- roves its genera! appear- ance Mail service introduced OTTAWA (CP) The post ott ice announced a new cer- tified mail program here which is designed to provide proof of delivery to mailers of legal documents, insurance papers credit cards and merchandise The new service, effective immediately is similar to registered mail but does not involve insurance It costs 40 tents plus icgular postage Post office officials expect to make a 20 per-cent profit on a predicted volume of 1 5 million pieces of mail a year from the new service Registered mail now costs 50 cents with up to liability the post office, 75 cents with up to liability and 10 with up to ?200 liability Bill McLeod directoi of sales and customer service, said the cei titled mail plan will give postal clients a proot of because the recipient of mail must sign a slip when he receives it Should addiessees not be at home when letter carriers, come around a message will be left that the postman was there Addressees tan then tall the post office and ask tor a second delivery or pick up the mail themselves It addressees refuse to sign the receipt mailmen will en- dorse the mail and return it to senders LETHBRIDGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INSTALLATION MEETING AND DINNER Wednesday, October 3 El Rancho Convention Centre p.m. for p.m. Guest Speaker MR. G. R. "RON" GRAY Manager, Engineering SYNCRUDE Canada Ltd the Sands Development Announced by Premier Lougheed Installation The 1973-74 Board of Directors of the Chamber Special Presentation Honorary Life Membership, to a distinguished Lethbridge citizen This is a mixed social evening intended to appro- priately honour the incoming Chamber Board of Directors OPEN TO MEMBERS. NON-MEMBERS AND WIVES Tickets only each Chamber Office 327-1586 TONIGHT! Time for Mac Munchers everywhere to enjoy the orchard-fresh goodness of new-crop B.C. Mclntosh Apples... munch after munch after munch. Mac Munchers love the crisp, white flesh and juicy, sweet flavour of B.C. Mclntosh apples as instant desserts... sn lunchboxes... as between meal snacks... as after school treats... and in all their favourite home- made apple desserts, too For special harvest time savings buy your new-crop Macs in the family-size B.C. Handi-Pak box. MUNCH Write for our new colourful 16 page apple recipe booklet Send 250 m coin with your name and address to B C. Tree Fruits Ltd Dept 'N', Kelowna, B C ;