Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Under the dome By THE CA1NADIAN PRESS Land prices rocket The boom town atmosphere around the proposed billion Syncrude development of the oil sands in northwestern Alberta caused the price of land for a school to jump by more than 300 per cent in less than a year the Legislature has been told The price for a site for a senior high school in Fort McMurray rose so drastically to from that the land had to be re- jected, said Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell Officials in the community near the oil sands develop- ment are to meet this week to discuss a new site for the 480- student school, already approved by the provincial government Socred inflation attack The Social Credit op- position, which has criticized the recently-established department of consumer af- fairs for lack of action in alleviating effects of inflation, has bombarded the minister responsible with an assort- ment of queries Bob Clark, opposition House leader, led off by asking Taxes down Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely says "it is pretty hard to quibble" with fedpral tax reductions that about Albertans from the tax rolls and reduce taxes about million in Alberta next year Citing increased exemp- tions for each dependent child whether there was any con- sultation between the federal government and Alberta before the decision was made to settle an anti-combines case against Canada Safeway out of court The case was heard in Calgary Bob Dowlmg, consumer af- fairs minister, said there was none million in particular of about 7 to 8 per cent, he said they were "reasonable in relation to the rising cost of living He said provincial revenues would be decreased, "but our desire is to pass on Alberta s share completely to Alber- tans Rural gas connections A bill enabling the province to provide grants of up to 300 to rural residents so they can connect to natural gas lines throughout the province has been introduced in the Legislature The plan was announced last spring About 5 000 new customers on farms and in villages will have been added to the natural gas network by the end of the year said Utilities Minister Roy Farran The aim of the gas plan is to add new customers vir- tually all the rural residents except for those in remote areas still without gas hookups GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY 7 57 SUNSET FORECAST. Lethbridge-Medicine Sunny Highs near 55 Lows near 35. Thur- sday, a few cloudy periods. Highs 65-70. Calgary Today Variable cloudiness Highs near 55 Lows 30-35 Thursday Mostly cloudy Highs near 60 Columbia Kootenay Cloudy ex- cept sunny in the south until early afternoon Occasional ram in northern areas beginn- ing near noon Winds becom- ing strong southerly by this afternoon Cloudy with oc- casional rain in the morning and sunny periods in the after noon Highs today and Thurs- day 45 to 55, lows tonight 35 to 40 MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today and Thursday Gusty westerly winds along the east slope's Thursday Highs both days 65 to 75 Lows tonight 35 to 45 ex- cept 25 to 35 higher valleys southwest West of Continental Divide Fair today Partly cloudy Thursday with a few showers 10 in the northern mountains Highs both days 60s Lows tonight 30s High Low Pre. Lethbridge 65 26 Pmcher Creek 61 25 Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal St John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredencton Chicago Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome Pans London Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 69 31 49 28 51 28 52 27 64 32 58 38 60 35 50 32 64 45 57 42 43 26 46 31 47 28 51 34 47 37 48 37 58 45 58 42 54 40 54 34 57 46 81 75 86 59 90 58 100 69 79 64 61 50 52 41 46 30 46 45 39 28 61 54 01 03 01 03 06 02 BE an EARLY BIRD and Plan your Irrigation Needs now for 19741 For the best in Wheel Move Hand Move Pivot System Ford Pumping Units See Bert Erickson, Charlie Loot or Doug Irwin at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutte Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 I icported bare drv Widening of one mile sec- tion ol Highway 3 east of Foil Macleod is, in progress All remaining highways arc in good driving condition PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times) Carwaj i am to IO p m Chief Mountain closed, Coutts 24 hours. Del BoniU 9dm to 6 p m Kmgsgato 24 hours, 8 am to midnight. Wild Horse 8 a m toSpm Rooseville 8 a m to midnight Logan Pass open Wtdnudiy, Octobtr 17, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 CLEARANCE OF HOME FURNISHINGS AND MAJOR APPLIANCES Merchandise on sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 18, 19 and 20. Limited Quantities. Bradford 26" COLOR TV Model day FREE trial Bradford Portable 19" COLOR TV -10 day free trial Zellers Dreamaster No. 2 Box Spring and Mattress Zellers Dreamaster No. 3 Box Spring and Mattress Special 2 Piece Colonial DAVENPORT SET only designs 2 Piece Modern CHESTERFIELD SUITE burnt orange A -one only PLATFORM ROCKER colors fabrics 2 Piece Colonial DAVENPORT SET -Brown Floral Design -2 only 4 7 Q -Reg 9 2 Piece Spanish CHESTERFIELD SUITE Cut Velvet Red or Gold Reg S599 SWIVEL ROCKER Assorted colors Assorted fabrics 2 Piece Colonial High-Back CHESTERFIELD SUITE Cut Velvet Gold only Reg 2 PIECE SPANISH CHESTERFIELD SUITE -Orange and green -Reg 3-PIECE SPANISH only BEDROOM SUITE 2 PIECE FRENCH PROVINCIAL CHESTERFIELD SUITE Gold One only Reg 3 Piece Traditional BEDROOM SUITE only 3 PIECE MODERN only BEDROOM SUITE Floral LOVE SEAT only 3 PIECE SPANISH BEDROOM SUITE One only Slightly damaged Reg Electrophonic STEREO console model with 8 track tape PRINCESS LOVE SEAT 9 Oneonly Crushed velvet Fleetwood 3-way COMBINATION BRADFORD STEREO CONSOLE 26" color TV contemparary on casters Bradford Black and White 12" TELEVISION Sanyo Black and White 10" TELEVISION FABRIC RIOT SPECIALS Merchandise on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October and 20. Limited Quantities. Open daily: a.m. to p.m., Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. CRIMPKNIT Mix and Match wide yard 2 .66 Angora Prints 4.44 wide yard Men's 60" yard CRIMPKNIT 4-96 Acrylic and Plains wide yard ic Knits 2-96 Pinwale Pinwale CORDUROY wide for sportswear yard CORDUROY 2 wide washable yard .22 58" 60" wide POLYESTER and WOOL CHECK 100% Acrylic DOUBLE KNITS 5.66 -60" wide M A A 1 1 1 yard Discontinued COTTON -45" wide O I yard Polyester 1 WARP KNIT -45" wide A QC 1 -washable U yard 1 Velvet Cotton I Ideal for Childrens' Wear I -45 wide .96 1 yard f Printed 1 CRIMPKNIT -60 wide M QC 1 -Fall colors yard 1 Mix and Match _ _ IVI IA 01 IVI B lWl I Acetate Jersey CRIMPKNIT wide DC 1 yard wide f A A 1 1 yard li 1 Acrylic Sweater Knits -60 wide M .96 ww 1 yard Bolero Velour 1 -36" wide all 99 1 m 1 yard M 1 45" Polyester 1 LINING I yard V Percale Prints 1 -36" wide A 1 for quilts i 1 I yards 'or 1 1 Polyester JACQUARD Banlon or Orion GOBI STEREO 176 BRADFORD 15 CU. FT. REFRIGERATOR -Total Frost Freee -Color Extra 7 Piece DINING ROOM SUITE DOREL STEREO -3 only -Reg 359 Bradford 30" DELUXE RANGE -color extra extra frost free BRADFORD 13 CU. FT. REFRIGERATOR Bradford 2 SPEED WASHER BRADFORD 299 96 clean S255 3 Place colonial 1 1 CHESTERFIELD (SUITE Brown BRADFORD I DRYER 1 -4 Program 1 CQ.96 1 -Reg 1 WW wide M DC colorfast yard wide O A A I 1 -washable 1 1 yard W 1 Printed Polyester SUEDE washable _ wide UK patterns yard VELVET I -40" wide 1 1 -Dry clean 44 1 1 for Evening Wear (M, 1 yard I Printed j Polyester Crepe 45" wide ffe ft A -Washable M 55 yard Niagara 1 1-45" wide 4 Q7 1 Washable 1 .91 I yard 1 I No-Wale CORDUROY wide 4 510 yard 1 Polyester Crepe 1 'wide a] 1 1 I yard A 1 Zellers County Fair Zellers County Fair ed in Zellers Shopping Centre on Mayor Magratnoriva Telephone 328-81711 locatad in Zellers Snooping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive located in Zellers Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath rive Telephone 328-8171 Open Daily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to 9 p.m. locatad in Zellers Snooping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive Telephona 328-8171 Oaep. Daily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thuraday and Friday a.m. to 9 p.m.