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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Oddities in the News LONDON Renter Fate frowned twice on 21yearold Londoner John OGrady within the space of a He was fired from his job at a firm of gin makers and he also forgot to contribute his weekly 25 pence to a seven man soccer pools The syndicate won more than for predicting eight out of nine ties in the weeks soccer What a OGrady First the now AP citizens have voted 657 to 419 to enact a leash law for Yesterdays vote to chain cats as well as dogs followed complaints that roaming fe lines had been raiding gar bage nabbing songbirds and occasionally mistaking childrens sandboxes for litter The city had passed a cat leash ordinance previously but a rash of petitions blocked it and forced the referendum during the regular city elec tion in this community of just south of AP When he was a writer William Manchester checked out a book from the Univer sity of Massachusetts library and forgot to return Last the author of The Death of the returned the book with the fine he figured he for being overdue 29 five months and 10 now president of the University Trustees of the Friends of the said he found the Six Plays by Clifford in his He said that as a library trustee he ought to set a good Chretien sets demand for Indian talks OTTAWA CP Indian Af fairs Miniser Jean Chretien says he will confer with Alber ta Indians only after their chil dren have returned to Indians in northeastern Al berta are keeping some of their children home from classes in protest against conditions in the schools and on Replying to Paul Yewchuk Chretien said three mobile classr o o m s were sent to one reserve to re lieve He also said he is studying a recent report from the Com mons Indian affairs committee which contains recommenda tions on Indian Basic WeldingSection E The Lethbridge Community College offers o short course in Both Gas and Electric Welding The course will offer both theory and practice In varioui types of welding and Theory and thop practice in the care and safe handling of equipment wilt be 6 Saturdays beginning October Time to 12 Noon and to Fee For further information contact School of Continuing Education Phone 3272141 BLIND BALLOT About 30 students from the Ontario School for the Blind here voted for the first time in On tarios Each student had to have a friend to assist him to mark the ballot for the candidate named by the The friend had to take an oath that the bal lot would be marked according to the students Lor raine of voted with the help of Margaret a teacher at the Some of the 30 OSB students cast proxy votes in their home Nixon meets Tito WASHINGTON AP Presi1 Camp the presidential retreat in the mountains of western dent Nixon will hold talks with Yugoslav President Tito 28 and Presidential press secretary Ronald Ziegler said that Tito and his wife will arrive in the Washington area and spend the night at CANOEING FATHER The father of modern canoe ing was a Scot named John old style his style Times Tools But that dustdry thirst still calls for the downtoearth flavour of Lethbridge Old Style Great beer for nearly half a hundred years and still brewed slow and easy for good oldtime Make his style your Youll really dig the taste TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE Farmers stand still AP A Canadian farm official told the Montana Farmers Union of the benefits of unifying the farm Oclobor 1971 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD 19 million is earmarked for winter works plans Dodson Lea of EDMONTON CP About million is earmarked for the j provincial governments winler I works projects this says Public Works Minister Win ston Backus told a meeting of the Alberta Construction Asso ciation the s till tentative figure was part of a program to stimulate employment this Much of the money has al president of the said other segments of society march at an accelerating pace while farmers run to stand While this is taking he j jglg vC farmers and a few other j primary producers for the most part are benevolent volunteers Oil CllHlfiC willing to work for less in order j to I GRANDE PRAIRIE CP ready been budgeted or pro 1 jects which are being auccler atccl to bring them under the winter works he He estimated that between million and million i would be spent on wages on the new construction No large projects were planned and the money would be clivid i ed between several small pro i jects throughout the 1 Support lo municipal winter works programs would also he offered by the he Private enterprise would bo encouraged to develop its own programs lo increase winter j Dr Backus said the construc tion industry should utilize win ter works techniques to increase their seasonal work and avoid delaying construction starts un j til the spring where lie asked the industry to 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 Dodson said ranchers must farmers and improve their bargaining position through leg islation keeping in mind every elector is a consumer while only seven per cent are produc ers of food and RESCUE 2S PERSONS GLASGOW Router Twen tyeight passengers were safely taken off the Scottish steamship Loch Seaforth after it ran aground in a storm off Scot lands Isle of Sky The ship stayed fast on the rocks but the owners said there was no immediate danger of it breaking Michael Joseph of Sturgeon Lake Indian reserve was found guilty on a reduced charge of manslaughter and sentenced to eight Napio originally had been charged with noncapital mur der in the March beating death of Delia follow ing a party on the SHOE REPAIRS BEST if FAST if CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 llth Street South REQUIRE SERVECE ADVISOR To fill a vacancy due to expansion we need a young aggressive sales minded person with automotivfi ex We offer good employee benefits and working Apply to GUY Service Manager Cor 6th and 6th Phone 3275763 canoDiantuesTern ncrrurciLGCiS company umrreD Serving 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