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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 26-THE LETHBRIOQE HERALD Friday, October 11, 1ff74 Births, Deaths, In Memoriams I Cards Of Thanks I BIRTH CLOSSON Doral and Norma are happy to announce the birth of their son, Ryan Benjamin, 5 Ibs. 5 ozs., on Thursday, October 3, 1974, at St. Michael's Hospital. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Frache and Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Closson all of Lethbridge. Insured. 3546 DEATHS PETA Passed away suddenly in the city on Friday, October, llth, 1974, Mrs. Mary Peta at the age of 81 years of Wrentham, beloved wife of the late Mr. Charles Peta. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of the Funeral Service. C2497 KELLY Thurs., October 10, 1974, Oliver C. aged 88 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Gladis Kelly, Claresholm, Alberta. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Maud Golding, Birmingham, England. Born at Bir- mingham, England, he came to Canada in 1912 to the Claresholm district where he fanned until 1959 and moved into the town of Claresholm and had resided at Claresholm since. He was a veteran of the First World War having serv- ed with the Strathcona Horse Regiment. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Claresholm. Services at St. John's Anglican Church, Claresholm, Saturday, p.m. with Father John L. Prince officiating. Interment Claresholm Cemetery. LEYDEN'S Funeral Homes Ltd., Claresholm Branch, Directors of Services. C2495 WHALEN Passed away at his home in Taber on Wednesday Oct. 9, 1974, John Leo, aged 76 years, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Helen Whalen of Taber. Born in Stoco, Ont., the late Mr. Whalen came west to Black Diamond, Alta. in 1928. He then moved to the Taber area in 1944, where he was active in fanning until retiring in 1965. Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. D. (Theresa) MacDonald, Mrs. Carol John- son, Mrs. G. (Katby) Andrus, all of Taber, and Mrs. E. (Maureen) Lohman of Eckshaw, three sons, Mike, Pat, and Tom, all of Taber; eight sisters, Mrs. D. (Nellie) O'Neil, of Edmonton, Mrs. Al (Gertie) Hughes of Tweed Ont., Sister Mary Rose of Batawa Ont., Sister Mary Clarissa, of Perth, Ont., Mrs. T. (Millie) Pease, and Miss Rose Whalen, both of Rochester, New York, Mrs. J. (Cecelia) Healy of Stoco, Ont., and Mrs. Al (Mabel) Meraw of Kingston Ont., and twenty-eight grandchildren. The late Mr. Whalen was predeceased by bis wife Helen in August, 1963, and also by three brothers and two sisters. Prayers will be said in REARDON HUMPHRIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, Friday, (tonight) at p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, Taber; on Saturday, October 12, at 10 a.m. Rev. Father Don O'Dwyer celebrant. Funeral- arrangements by REARDON HUMPHRIES FUNERAL SERVICE LTD., Taber. C2499 PUBLIC NOTICE DEATHS ARMITAGE Passed away in the city on Thursday, October 10th, 1974 following a lengthy illness, Mr. Clarence Aimitage at the age of 77 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Blance Armitage of Coutts, Alta. Funeral arrangements will be an- nounced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Direc- tors of the funeral service. C2498 I WHITESEL Jessie Alber- ta, beloved' wife of the late George Harrison Whitesel of Milk River, passed away in Milk River on Wednesday, Oc- tober 9th, 1974 at the age of 84 years. Born in Hamilton, Ont. Mrs. Whitesel came to the New Dayton area around 1910 and was married to George Whitesel on Nov. They engaged in farming in Southern Alta. and then resid- ed in B.C., while Mr.'Whitesel served in the Armed Forces. They resumed fanning in the Coutts area and then retired to Milk River in 1965. Follow- ing Mr. Whitesel's death in 1971, she took up residence in The Ridgeview Lodge at Raymond. Mrs. Whitesel was a member of the St. Paul's United Church Senior Ladies Guild. She is survived by three sons, Roy of Marysville, B.C., John and Dean of Creston, B.C.; three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Selk of Coutts, Mrs. Helen Fisher of Osoyoos, B.C. and Mrs. Jean Fisher of Creston; 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in St. Paul's United Church Milk River on Sat., Oct. 12th at 1-30 p.m., with Revl Paul Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in the Milk River cemetery. If friends desire, donations may be made to the charity of their choice. CHRISTENSEN-SALMON Funeral Home Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C2496 IN MEMORIAM GAVRON In loving memory of my beloved wife, Elsie, who passed away Oct. 11, 1973. She suffered in silence when no one knew, She never deserved, what she went through, Take care of her, Lord, as she takes her rest, For on this Earth, she was one of the best. missed by husband, Eric 3531 CA'RDS OF JHANKS MILLWARD I wish to thank the doctors and nurses on First Main at St. Michael's for their care; also friends and relatives for visits and cards." Thanks to my neighbors and family for all their assistance. -Frank Millward 3530-12 NEWMAN The family of the late Norma Newman would like to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbors for flowers, cards, food and kind words of sympathy in the loss of dear wife, mother and grandmother. Special thanks are extended to Bishop Howard Hamling, President Madison, Parrel Nelson and the pallbearers. Your kindness will always be treasured. Newman and families 3582 PUBLIC NOTICE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Or- CANADA INVITES OFFERS TO BUILD-LEASE OFFICE ACCOMMODATION OHers are imrited for Hie promston approximately 1.225 square feet 01 space to accommodate a Standard Type Post Office S P 2A GLSCHEN Alberta. Leased Tender Documents may be obtained through the Department ot Public Works of Canada Office. lOlrt Floor. One Thornton Court. EDMONTON. Afbetta and Room 801. Natural Resources Stdg 205 9th Avenue S E. CALGARY. Alberta. Oners are Jo be addressed to the Regional Manager, finance and Administration. Western Region Oepi rt Public Wortts ot Canada. 10tri Boor. One Thermion Court EDMONTON. Atberta and wit! be received until 3-00 P M {M S T OCTOBER 3V 1974 Offers win be submitted with a firm price per annum based on a turnkey basis with the tenant {represented by the Department of Public Works of Canada) responsible tor rent only, with an escalation clause taxes, utility rates and cleaning Further details may be obtained Tram- Mr C R Cummtngs, Leastng Manager. Public Works, Canada Phone Edmonton Alberta The term of the lease win be JOT ten (iff) years with an option to renew for two periods ff five <5) years or alternately for a period of fifteen (15) years wtth ar option to renew 'or two periods of five (5) years Toe property being offered shall be located wWitn the prescribed area on The sketch plan anoornpanyhig the Leased Tender ft A MsiniCk. Regional Manager Finance and Administration 038 Moose Jaw paper dispute conciliation board asked Burning symbol Vietnamese journalists and anti-government demonstrators gathered in front of the Vietnamese National Assembly Thursday in Saigon to protest a press decree which allows the government to confiscate newspapers. The papers being burned represent the press law. Oil price drop predicted by Think-Tank director MONTREAL (CP) Because he easily dealt with the prospects for mankind in 15 minutes, Hudson Institute founder Herman Kahn departed from a prepared half-hour speech to the Conference Board in Canada here to tackle oil prices and inflation. Hie prominent Think-Tank director said that oil prices will drop because oil- producing nations have not been able to form an effective cartel. Inflation will require some belt-tightening, but in the meantime a lot of its symp- toms can be knocked down by a broad indexing plan. Mr. Kahn predicted that world balance of payments deficits caused by higher oil prices in the coming decade will be nothing like the 1650 billion seen and feared by some observers. The real total will be more like billion: "There are ways to deal with he said. Recently, oil imports have far exceeded demand, with the excess going into storage. "If shipments continued at that rate, by the end of Oc- tober we would be filling bathtubs, ashtrays what gave way was the oil com- pany's refusing deliveries." Oil producing countries have been unable to agree on limiting production, he said. Under current conditions, they would develop excess capacity reaching 30 per cent "It means they will have terrible problems with oil, or let the price drop." Worker electrocuted EDMONTON (CP) Police today identified Daniel Hading. 44, of Edmonton as the Edmonton Power employee electrocuted Thursday when he apparently came into contact with a 600- volt line during an installation in a downtown hotel. Police said the worker was installing equipment in a third floor switch room at the Edmonton Plaza Hotel when the accident happened. CARD OF THANKS TRATCH Many thanks to all my relatives, friends and students for their get well wishes during my stay in hospital. Also a special thanks to my doctors and the staff of St Michael's Hospital. Ron Tratdi 3533-12 Living with inflation, he said, "is simply a lack of serious discussion." New ideas are needed to tackle the problem, Mr. Kahn said, and economists have been historically short on new ideas. So they have resisted indexing, or a program under which economic sectors would be automatically adjusted to inflation. If inflation in a given period was 10 per cent, wages, for in- stance, would go up by the same amount. "It (indexing) enables you to cure a lot of the symptoms. I am almost certain it is es- sential for getting out of the current situation." Britain, West Germany inflation fight best PARIS (Renter) West Germany and Bri- tain had the best records among major industrial countries in August in fighting inflation, statistics released today by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) show. Consumer prices showed no rise at all in West Germany and went up by only 0.1 per cent in Britain, said the figures which are based solely on information provided by the .countries themselves. Consumer prices in August went up one per cent and in Canada and 1.2 per cent in the U.S. In Britain's case, the 0.1-percent price rise compared with a jump of 0.9 per cent hi July. A cut in value added tax was a factor in the im- proved picture in Britain, economic observers believe. In other major OECD countries, prices rose 0.8 per cent in France, 2.3 per cent in Italy and one per cent in Japan. For the 24-nation OECD group as a whole, consumer prices rose an average of about 13.5 per cent in the 12 months up to August. West Germany had the best record of major countries during the 12- month period, with con- sumer prices rising 6.9 per cent Canada followed with 10.8 per cent, the United States figure was 1L2 per cent, France 14.5 per cent, Britain 16.9 per cent, Italy 20.4 per cent and Japan 25.4 per cent Vandals slow harvest Vandals have slowed harvesting on at least two farms near Barnwell by punching holes in tractor radiators, according to Taber RCMP. Corporal Maurice Marsh, of Taber RCMP said as a result of investigations several similar incidents have oc- curred throughout the summer. The most recent reports, he said, came from Robert Allen, whose farm is about three miles west of Barnwell. He told police vandals went into his field at night where two tractors were left and punched holes in the radiators. Norman Nakamura, whose farm is about two and a half miles sooth of the Allen farm, also reported vandals had punched boles in a radiator in a tractor left in his field. Both cases of vandalism are reported to have happened between 9 p.m. Oct 8 and 6 a.m. Oct 9. RCMP believe the damage may have been done with a tire iron. Damage to the tractors is difficult to determine, Cpl. Marsh said. If they can be repaired the cost would only be about f IS to but it would take all day to do the repair work. To replace toe radiators would cost about each. "That slows down the harvest costing much more. The 'down time' loss is hard to Cpl. Marsh said. He said the vandalism coupled with the rain today makes matters worse. "It's costing the farms tune and money." Cpl. Marsh said RCMP afe still investigating. MOOSE JAW, Labor Minister Gordon Snyder announced Thursday his ministry has decided to es- tablish a conciliation board in the dispute between the Moose Jaw Typographical Union and The Tunes-Herald. Letters have been sent from the minister to both parties requesting that they make an appointment to the concilia- tion board within seven days of receipt of the letter, as is specified in the regulations under the Trade Union Act. Mr. Snyder said that by tak- ing the initiative to establish a conciliation board, he is con- fident the two parties would make a genuine effort to par- ticipate seriously in board proceedings and effect a satisfactory settlement to the dispute. Earlier Thursday, Stan But- ler, publisher of The Times- Herald, said both the new- spaper and the typographical union, which represents com- posing room employees who are picketing the newspaper, have indicated they will accept the board. The board, to be composed of persons appointed by the two parties, could make recommendations for a settle- ment of the dispute, which the newspaper terms a strike and the union calls a lockout. The dispute concerns pay and the amount of overtime that composing room employees are required to work. Goal mine strike warning issued WASHINGTON (AP) The head of the United Mine Work- ers union accused the United States coal industry Thursday of refusing to negotiate and warned that a country-wide coal strike is likely to begin Nov. 12 unless the impasse is broken. UMW President Arnold Miller said the mine operators "rejected out of hand" the un- ion's contract proposals deal- ing with health and safety and other non-economic issues. He called the industry's counter- proposals "garbage." "Unless the BCOA assumes a willingness to negotiate in these critical contract areas, I must reluctantly report to the American people that a nationwide coal strike is likely to occur on Nov. Miller told a news conference. After the news conference, the BCOA issued a statement saying it had agreed to some health and safety proposals but would not go along with any demands that would infringe on its management rights. The BCOA said the union wants to take it upon itself to interpret and enforce federal health and safety laws and also to shut down a mine un- ilaterally. The union began contract negotiations with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association the in- dustry's bargaining arm, on Sept. 3. The current contract covering some UMW members who mine about 75 per cent of the country's coal expires Nov. 12. Miller said the union's 38- member bargaining council voted unanimously earlier in the day to direct his negotiating team to prepare for a strike if the industry refuses to change its position. The union chief charged that the industry is trying to force a strike and then demand governmental intervention in order to undermine the un- ion's bargaining power. "No doubt, an additional motivation for such a strategy is the clear knowledge that in the present seller's market in coal further scarcities brought on by a strike will only drive up the price of has risen 61 per cent in the past still Miller said. The Ford administration is preparing contingency plans to deal with the allocation of available coal supplies in the event of a walkout but Miller discounted this as having any effect on union strategy. Asked whether the union would obey a back-to-work or- der from President Ford un- der labor law, Miller sidestepped a direct answer. He said be doubts whether his men would work without a contract The labor law, if invoked by the president, would require the union to continue working through an 80-day cooling-off period. Industry bargainers have proposed that the mines be operated continuously seven days a week instead of the present five. Miller said the union has agreed to return to the bargaining table Monday and. expressed hope that the coal operators will reconsider their position "and agree to good-faith bargaining." lumbermen jobless VANCOUVER (CP) More than International Woodworkers of America members are unemployed in Canada and the United States, the union said here. Figures from a meeting of international officers in Portland, Ore., disclosed about unemployed in Western Canada, in Eastern Canada and another in the U.S., most of them in the Pacific Northwest. The IWA members have been hard hit by layoffs due to slumping lumber markets, partly because of a major cut- back in U.S. housing starts. About 60 per cent of British Columbia's exports normally go to the U.S. for housing. The IWA has a total membership of woodworkers on both sides of the border, but the majority are in Canada. The IWA's total layoffs for Western Canada are almost below the latest estimate of the forest companies, who say about workers are unemployed. Bridge results Wed. Afternoon D.B.C. Oct. 2 1 Irene Martinko, Mary Ward: 2. Muriel Barrow, Willa Waters; 3 and 4 Foss. Isobel Johnson with Evelyn Wyatt, Jean Ross. HamUtM Wed. Evening D.B.C. Oct. 2 N.S. 1. Robert Santa, Charlie Swteikat; 2 8 C. Evans. Bill Daniel; 3 Ruth Chapman, Isobel Wright. E.W. 1. Mary Wobtcfc, Peg McCain; 2 and 3 tied Bill Zumstein. Keith Matthews with Rick Spademan. E C. Goodman. Novice Game Oct. 2 1. Mary and Ted Ward: 2. Sbarna Goodman. Feme Bickman; 3 Jenny and. Earl McDroy. Tbmfay Night D.B.C. Oct. 3 1. J. C Landeryou. M J. Grant; 2. Byron Nilsson. Wayne Winter; 3. John Lebeau. Bob Marshall E.W. 1. Helen Pass, Muriel Barrow; 2. Pauline Premachuk. Mary Rath: 3 Peg McCann, Margaret Smith Friday Night D.B.C. Oct. I N.S. 1. Byron Nilsson. Elmer Culler: 2. Pauline McLean. Muriel Barrow; 3. E. C. Goodman. Bill Daniel. E.W. 1. Mr. and Mrs. W. L Rws: 2. Wilma. Wayne Winter; 3. J. C. tandetyou. M. J. Grant Swta Team TwrMnett Oct. i. 2 1. J. C. Landeryoo. M. J. Grant Edytta Anderson. George Santa; 2. WaHy and Gloria Hummel. D E MKhaeks. Bin Zomstein. Sears CORRECTION In the 'Baby Needs' advertisement which appeared on page 45 of Wednesday, October 9th Lethbridge Herald in the top right portion of the ad Hem t Soft oval rug This hem is not available. Also... On page 42 Inventory Reduction under 'Shoe Dept' section the item MOT'S LmttMr Mukluks this item should have read: Boys' Leather Mukluks Reg. Sears regrets any to oar customers The company has offered an increase to 15 an hour from over 26 months for printers and pressmen at The Times-Herald. Patterns Fan to Crochet! She'll love going places in this cozy, bright outfit! QUICKIE SQUARES in 3 vivid colors are easy to memorize, to join! Crochet of knitting worsted. Pattern 7496: joining charts direc- tions, coat sizes 2-12, beret included. 75 cents each pattern cash, cheque or money order. Add 15f each pattern for first- class mail and special handl- ing to Alice Brooks, Lethbridge Herald, Needlecraft Department, 60 Progress Avenue, Scar- borough, Ontario MIT 4P7. Ont. .residents add sales tax. Print .plainly Pattern Number, Name, Address. Save dollars! Create beautiful things. Send for New 1975 Needlecraft Catalogue! Be Flexible! PRINTED PATTERN 4625 SIZES 8-20 BE FLEXIBLE wear this as a jumper some days, a dress on others! Sew several versions of classic shut in stripes, checks, print Easy! Printed Pattern 4625: Misses' Sizes 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Size 12 (bast 31) jump 2tt yds. shirt 1% yds. for each pattern cash, cheque or money order. Add 15t each pattern for first- class mail and special handling. Ont residents add 7c sales tax. Print plainly Size, Name, AMress, Style Namber. 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