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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta -44 A Thursday, October LETHBRIDOE Datolliw Alberta ___ V Body found in garbage -can CALGARY (CP) Edward Francis Kuchciak, 21, of Calgary, was charged with murder Wednesday after the body of a three year old girl was found in a garbage can in southwest Calgary. Police said the body of Lonssa Nicole Severight of Calgary was found by sanition workers Wednesday. Kuchciak was arrested two hours later. The child was last seen play- ing in the backyard of her home Girl dies from injuries GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Bessie Larocque, 15, of Grande Prairie, died in hospital Wednesday from in- juries she received in a traffic accident Monday. RCMP said a motorcycle on which she was a passenger collided with a half ton truck in the northwestern Alberta community. The driver of the motorcycle escaped with minor injuries. Directors meet on bus EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Opportunity Co. direc- tors will hold a business meeting on a bus today. Managing director Ed Clarke said the decision to hold the meeting on the bus during a 2Vz hour ride to St. Paul was made so that direc- tors would have more time to meet with businessmen in the northeastern Alberta com- munity. The crown corporation was set up last year to promote in- dustrial development in the province by giving loan financing or backing to approved business ventures. Court orders news ban CALGARY (CP) Lome John Rivett, 19, Myles Gar- field Sartor, 18, and Warren Lee Augustus, 22, all of no fix- ed address, appeared in provincial court Wednesday for preliminary hearing on murder charges. They were charged with the Probe drawing to close EDMONTON (CP) A judicial inquiry into civic af- fairs approached conclusion today but Mr. Justice William Morrow of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court said he doesn't expect to com- plete his report before mid January, 1975. Mr. Justice Morrow ad- journed the inquiry to next Wednesday for presentation of oral arguments from lawyers participating in the hearings and said there is also a possibility that several more witnesses will appear. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 76 54 Medicine Hat 74 39 Edmonton......76 41 Banff...........67 41 Calgary......... 72 44 Victoria........ 58 52 Prince George 55 43 .03 Kamloops ......62 39 Vancouver......59 52 Saskatoon....... 75 36 Regina.........74 34 Winnipeg......79 39 Toronto......... 58 38 Ottawa.........50 45 .03 Montreal .......51 45 St. John's.......49 37 .55 Halifax......... 54 32 Charlottetown 49 34 Fredericton.....52 23 Chicago ........56 46 New York.....63 51 Los Angeles.....73 58 Miami..........87 731.10 Las Vegas......85 62 Phoenix.......93 71 Athens 75 63 Paris........... 55 45 London........57 45 Berlin.......... 50 45 Amsterdam.....55 45 Brussels........ 48 39 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat today. Highs around 70. A few clouds overnight. Lows near 35. Sunny. Highs near 60. Colombia Kootenay regions Today and Friday sunny with cloudy periods Fog patches main valleys in the early mornings. Highs both days 55 to 60. Overnight lows from the low' to mid 30s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers today and tonight. Fair to partly cloudy Friday. Gusty westerly winds at times today. Cooler. Highs both days 60 to 70. Lows tonight 25 to 40. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers today. Fair tonight and Friday. Cooler. Highs both days 55 to 65. Lows tonight 25 to 35. ANNOUNCEMENT BILLROMANCHUK Mr. Larry Phillips, Sates manager of United is pleased to announce Ihat Mr. Bill Romanchuk has rejoined our sales staff. Bill has 16 years of experience in the auto- motive and recreation ve- hicle sales field. Bill and his wife Bemice have 4 children. Bill invites his many friends and cus- tomers to drop in and see any of their trailering or motoring needs, or give him a can at 327-2805 or 345-4730. UMTED MOTORS CO. LTD. PhoneJ27-2tOS "Serving you over a quarter of a PORTS OF ENTRY opeatag and dostag times: Camay 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chief Mountain, dosed; Contts open 24 boors; to6p.m.; Kingsgateopen 24 boors; PorunU- Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight (Times in Mountain Daylight Albertans may invest in energy company EDMONTON (CP) David E. Mitchell of Calgary has been appointed president of the Alberta Energy Co. company directors an- nounced Wednesday. Mr. Mitchell will move to his new position in Edmonton as soon as he has relinquished his present duties as president of Great Plains Development Co. of Canada Ltd. The appointment followed an earlier announcement murder of John Joseph Berze, 16, of ,Calgary, at a city ser- vice station Aug. 23. At the outset of court proceedings Judge F. A. Thurgood ordered a ban on publication of evidence from the hearing. Wednesday by Don Getty, minister responsible for the crown corporation, of a new board of directors. AEC was established earlier this year to give the Alberta public an opportunity to invest directly in oil sands, petrochemicals and other in- dustrial development. Half the stock is to be held by the government, with the other half being offered to the public at a future date. The outgoing board was comprised mostly of civil ser- vants, whom Mr. Getty said had performed "an out- standing job" in guiding the company through the initial period of its formation and operation. The company's main office will be located in Edmonton, with an executive office in Calgary. Mr. Mitchell told a news conference that the AEC "will provide a unique opportunity for citizens to invest in the future development of Alber- "It is my hope that this company, with many investors, will have a positive influence on the way in which society tends to view crown he said. SEARCH FOR PERSONNEL The new president said no decision has been made on issuing of stock, "but it could be a while." Mr. Mitchell said he does not visualize AEC as "an enormbus employer of but added that the next three months will largely be taken up with a search for expert personnel in a number of fields. The company was announc- ed initially as a vehicle for provincial government par- ticipation in a billion oil sands project. However, Mr. Mitchell said it could conceivably become involved in projects not directly related to energy. Participation in the oil sands project involves an op- tion for a 20 per cent equity in the plant, as well as total ownership of a million utility plant and a synthetic oil pipeline between Fort McMurray and Edmonton. Western Canada lottery may raise million EDMONTON (CP) The first Western Canada Lottery should raise more than million, says lottery general manager Guy Simonis. Ticket sales for more than worth of prizes ended Wednesday. First prize in the lottery is with a second prize of a third prize of and five prizes. Mr. Simonis said prizes of will be awarded in the Oct. 23 preliminary draw. Eight finalists are scheduled to appear in Winnipeg Nov. 2 for the televised final draw. The general manager predicted Manitoba would sell about of the tickets, with British Columbia selling Alberta and Saskatchewan Final figures probably won't be available until the preliminary draw. Five per cent of gross sales in each province are retained for provincial use in western cultural and sports events, with the remaining funds distributed differently in each province. FOR A Positive Constructive Responsible Voice in City Council ELECT DON LEBARON ALDERMAN LEBARON, Don M. CGA CANDIDATE Water on its way Firemen wait for tanker trucks to bring them water to douse a fire in school at Richmond, Ont., because hydrants were too far away for use. Alberta may cut speed limits on highways EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said Wednesday Alberta may follow British Columbia's lead in reducing speed limits on provincial highways. Mr. Copithorne said the province has been considering the move "in the interest of the national and said the matter will likely be dis- cussed at a meeting of provin- cial ministers of transport in Winnipeg next week. British Columbia announced Tuesday that speed limits on most main highways in the province will be reduced to 55 from 60 miles per hour, and to 60 from 70 miles per hour on most freeways. "I think the idea has a lot of Mr. Copithorne said. However, he said he expects provinces which are short of energy resources to reduce their speed limits before Alberta steps in. Meanwhile, the Alberta Safety Council says it will recommend to the provincial government that Alberta follow lead British Columbia's Ford placed on 'enemy list' HELENA, Mont. (AP) Governor Thomas Judge has launched a strongly worded vehement attack on President I ord's decision cancelling the sale of million worth of grain to Russia. Jn uncharacteristically strong language, the governor 'placed the president on the farmers' "enemy list" along with drought, hail and disease. Judge said the same persons who put the livestock business in Montana and elsewhere into near bankruptcy are now play- ing games with grain. WE NEID Well trained operators for hyd. hoes, trenches, pipe layers PRAIRIE DITCHING COMPANY Phone 327-8280 OFFICE SUPPLIES FURNITURE MACHINES REPAIRS dfiinook fimoo 319-7 St South PhOM 327-4591 VAUGHAN HEMBROFF for CITY COUNCIL Stands For Open and honest civic government Economic restraint in civic spending. Individual ft equal concern for all dttsens. On OCT. 16th VOTE HEMBROFF W. VAUGHAN IbrVAUOHANI FOR CITY COUNCIL Dtputy Mayor 1978-74 Experienced Alderman Acliw in Roctnt Community OttvwopnMfita Totally independent F INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOB CUV COUNCIL A VOTE FOR Lower land costs A VOTE FOR More careful spending A VOTE FOR A true void on council Vote: KLASSEN. STANLEY C, ImertMl by the COMMITTEE TO ELECT STANLEY KLASSEN If its O iWH.y.m bring your own Borzoi Borzoi-when your second passion ;