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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 23, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - If Oddities in the News LONDON (Renter) - Fate frowned twice on 21-year-old Londoner John O'Grady within the space of a week. He was fired from his job at � firm of gin makers and he also forgot to contribute his weekly 25 pence to a seven-man soccer pools syndicate. The syndicate won more than �100,000 ($240,000) for predicting eight out of nine ties in the week's soccer matches. "What a week," O'Grady Mid. "First the sack, now tms." SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) -Shakopee citizens have voted 657 to 419 to enact a leash law for cats. Yesterday's vote to chain cats as well as dogs followed complaints that roaming felines had been raiding garbage cans, nabbing songbirds and occasionally mistaking children's sandboxes for litter boxes. The city had passed a cat leash ordinance previously but a rash of petitions blocked it and forced the referendum during the regular city election in this community of 7,000 just south of Minneapolis. AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -When be was a student, writer William Manchester checked out a book from the University of Massachusetts library and forgot to return it. Last week, the author of The Death of the President, returned the book with the fine he figured he owed- $505.69 for being overdue 29 years, five months and 10 days. Manchester, now president of the University Trustees of the Friends of the Library, said he found the book, Six Plays by Clifford Odets, in his files. He said that as a library trustee he ought to set a good example. Chretien sets demand for Indian talks OTTAWA (CP) - Indian Affairs Miniser Jean Chretien says he will confer with Alberta Indians only after their children have returned to school. Indians in northeastern Alberta are keeping some of their children home from classes in protest against conditions in the schools and on reserves. Replying to Paul Yewchuk (PC-Athabasca), Mr. Chretien said three mobile classr o o m s were sent to one reserve to relieve overcrowding. He also said he is studying a recent report from the Commons Indian affairs committee which contains recommendations on Indian schooling. Basic Welding-Section E The Lethbridge Community College offers a short course in Both Gas and Electric Welding The courts will offer both theory and practice In variout types of jointi, cutting, fusing, welding and brazing. Theory and shop practice in the care and safe handling of equipment will be included. 6 Saturday* beginning October 30, 1971. Time: 9:30 to 12 Noon and 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Fee: $45. For further information contact: School of Continuing Education Phone 327*2141 BLIND BALLOT - About 30 students from the Ontario School for the Blind here voted for the first time - in Ontario's election. Each student had to have a "friend" to assist him to mark the ballot for the candidate named by the student. The "friend" had to take an oath that the ballot would be marked according to the student's wish. Lorraine Sutton, 20, of Newcastle, Ont., left, voted with the help of Mrs. Margaret Chandler, a teacher at the school. Some of the 30 OSB students cast proxy votes in their home ridings. Farmers stand still MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Canadian farm official told the Montana Farmers Union of the benefits of unifying the farm movement. Dodson Lea of Edmonton, president of the Unifarm, said other segments of society "march at an accelerating pace while farmers run to stand still." While this is taking place, he said, farmers and a few other primary producers for the most part are "benevolent volunteers willing to work for less in order to compete." Dodson said farmers and ranchers must improve their bargaining position through legislation "keeping in mind every elector is a consumer while only seven per cent are producers of food and fibre." Nixon meets Tito WASHINGTON (AP) - President Nixon will hold talks with Yugoslav President Tito Oct. 28 and Oct. 30. Presidential press secretary Ronald Ziegler said that Tito and his wife will arrive in the Washington area Oct. 27, and spend the night at Camp David, the presidential retreat in the mountains of western Maryland. CANOEING FATHER The father of modern canoeing was a Scot named John MacGregor. Times change. Tools change. But that dust-dry thirst still calls for the down-to-earth flavour of Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner. Great beer for nearly half a hundred years; and still brewed slow and easy for good old-time flavour. Make his style your style. You'll really dig the tastel $6 million is earmarked for winter works plans TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE  FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE RESCUE 28 PERSONS GLASGOW (Reuter) - Twenty-eight passengers were safely taken off the 1,126-ton Scottish steamship Loch Seaforth after it ran aground in a storm off Scotland's Isle of Sky Friday. The ship stayed fast on the rocks but the owners said there was no immediate danger of it breaking up. EDMONTON (CP) - About $6 million is earmarked for the provincial government's winter works projects this year, says Public Works Minister Dr. Winston Backus. Dr. Backus told a meeting of the Alberta Construction Association the "still tentative" figure was part of a program to stimulate employment this winter. Much of the money has al- Gets 8 years on charge GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) - Michael Joseph Napio, 36, of Sturgeon Lake Indian reserve was found guilty on a reduced charge of manslaughter and sentenced to eight years. Napio originally had been charged with non-capital murder in the March beating death of Delia Papastasis, 37, following a party on the reserve. SHOE REPAIRS ? BEST * FAST * CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 11th Street South ready been budgeted for projects which are being accelerated to bring them under the winter works program, he said. He estimated that between $3.5 million and $4 million would be spent on wages on the new construction projects. No large projects were planned and the money would be divided between several small projects throughout the province. Support to municipal winter works programs would also be offered by the department, he said. Private enterprise would be encouraged to develop its own programs to increase winter employment. Dr Backus said the construction industry should utilize winter works techniques to increase their seasonal work and avoid delaying construction starts until the spring where possible. He asked the industry to be realistic in its bids for winter works projects and not to bid high in the belief that there would be a great deal of money available. REQUIRE: SERVICE ADVISOR To fill a vacancy doe fo expansion we need a young aggressive sales minded person with automotive experience. We offer good salary, employee benefits and working conditions. Apply to: GUY PELOQUIN, Service Manager Cor 6th Ave. and 6th St. S. Phone 327-5763 CCOLLeGe �2 MencuRY It was 1912 when we first introduced Ida Chamberlin to natural gas service. ^^^^^^^ '�r Itfs still one of ^1? her best friends. nnnnninn 11 jRRTRnn ncyrunciL Gas company LimneD ;