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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta A ntishoplifting campaign launched Jf Business Talk JIM MAYBIE CHOPLIFTING losses in It is designed to be shown that the Alberta Health Care US have increased 221 teenagers and in Insurance Commission be di at civic and religious reeled to establish an office in per cent in tne last ui hundred oer per cent in the last 10 cording to latest FBI Shortages in retail stores group meetings and Combatting shoplifting and have climbed to billion i staff thefts is a big It re That is more than quires It needs the help and coop eration of the Lethbridge Cham ber of service school city coun news police and in A concerted effort is required to make everyone aware of this serious crime against Its late now but perhaps not too late to check the escalating million a It should be considered our national says Howard general manager of the operations di vision of the National Retail Merchants The NRMA announced last week the kickoff of the first nationwide organized campaign against shoplifting ever to be conducted in the The campaign was developed by the NRMA and the Inter national Newspaper Advertis ing Executive to inform and educate the community to the problems of More than 700 daily newspa pers throughout the are ex pected to participate in the The program is basically one of educating the community concerning crime in the stores and its effects upon the lives of The cost of shoplifting and employee theft is borne by the general It most severe ly affects the poor and those of limited The newspapers have pledged editorial support and will run public service ad vertisements and feature sto ries on the problem of shop Radio and TV stations will be asked to cooperate by using spots and the services of disc The NRMA has prepared pamphlets and posters which are used to impress teenagers and their parents of the serious consequences of Canada a person can be sentenced up to two years in jail for theft under and up to 10 years for theft over As the crime penalties will likely also But worse than a stiff fine or time in is the criminal rec ord one receives for The record doesnt specify It simply states theft over or under It doesnt say the stolen item was a 39cent tube of a loaf of bread or a tape Just theft over or under A person caught shoplifting another name for stealing also has to go through the em barrassment of being photo fingerprinted appear Lethbridge One hundred per cant of the people in this area are involved with Alber ta Health Care and the nearest rep is in Hes too busy up there to get around here any oftener than once every two Some people here are getting shafted because theres nobody to talk Ever try writing to a computer Almost threw out the family allowance cheque this Somebody changed the color from light brown to rate and perhaps reduce j Looks more like money A lot of people are going to have a lot of heartache if noth ing is done to check shoplifting and staff through the penalties they will have to pay when The new city council could get the ball with the cooperation of schools and school by getting a full scale antishoplifting program going in the operated by the An example of how the crime is being treated can be taken from Mondays Wall Street Journal which devoted one sixtli of the front page and slightly less on an inside page to the The headline states Thou Shalt Not Stores Find Its Not Easy to Stop Thieves Pros or Ama teurs Security Devices Can Reduce Losses But Also Alien ate Customers and Employees A Mod Squad Nails More on shoplifting and staff thefts Thats nough for Random thoughts Noticed how bartering is coming back again You can buy almost anything these days if you have wheat or barley to Of course you dont get your moneys worth but you can at least trade A new product has been added as acceptable barter by one Lethbridge busi Hes been advertising lately that you can get a new car from him for I wonder what hell do with all the pea nuts after Halloweens over Have you noticed all the em pty stores in downtown Leth bridge lately It scares Havent heard anything from the city hall hierarchy lately ing in and the resultant j on promises that a new hotel The stigma of being a thief is far worse than any The NRMA has produced a 16mm color and sound which dramatically il lustrates the consequences of being caught WARDS RENTALS Coffee Punch PHONE 3288775 would be started in downtown Lethbridge this Sure am glad I didnt hold my breath waiting for the an I can see a start being made on a decentsized facility in three to five years but only time will aye I still wonder about all those boastful promises I think its about time we gave the Lethbridge MLAs something they could do for ev eryone in the How about dropping them a note asking EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY to ensure your future operating franchisee ice cream Calgary based firm now expanding and offering a fran chise in Substantial cash required but out standing return on investment is Only one fran chise outlet is currently planned in the Lethbridge thui protecting this business Record of activity in present franchises is available for serious For additional contact BRITANNIA AGENCIES 1963 817A 49th Avenut CALGARY ATTENTION Baker Britannia MLS Realtors uptren Come to work for Alberta Your Opportunity is Here FARM MANAGEMENT TECHNICIANS RED LETHBRIDGE The Alberta Department of Agriculture Form Management Branch carries out a farm business analysis program to assist farmers in Increasing the efficiency of their An essential part of this program Includes record keeping sys Incumbents of these positions promote and pub licize the systems supervise and direct completion of records and assist in farm business Applicants should possess Grade XII with accounting courses ond some accounting exper ience OR an Agricultural College diploma with courses in Farm Management and some related Salary range or Competition Closing date November Information and application forms fromi GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA Personnel Administration Room 500 Terrace Building 96 Avenue and 106 Si met EDMONTON The cheques also carry a red maple leaf and a red bar from the national Change in col or and design is to help make certain that they can only be cashed by the qualified re Some major one for Lethbridge and one in volving Lethbridge are almost Details should be carried on the news pages within the next too Nupork the Cal gary outfit thats producing tlie lean with lean bacon and lean is making advances in marketing and production and theres still a good chance Lethbridge area may be in for a multimillion dollar development in connec tion with this City business WOOLWORTH AND has a new manager for its Lethbridge Elmer with the company seven comes here from succeeding Stu Mitchell who has gone into bis own business in Elaschuk and wife Pat are now settling RAYS for merly Bert and Macs Record has opened in new prem ises at 317 7th directly opposite Southern Stationers and adjacent to Mike Hanzel The new store is owned and operated by Ray Georgeson and wife George son has been in Lethbridge since the 40s and has worked with records for more than a dozen While the new premises still require Ray and Lillian decided to partially set up shop now instead of They have a 70foot wall lined with records five tiers They also handle RCA stereo com component stereos and portable stereos plus a line of THE IMPERIAL LIFE AS SURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA has introduced a se ries of new policies linked with common stock Leth bridge representative Norm Quick has Known as Impco Equity the new plans have an insur ance feature guaranteeing at maturity the full return of all money invested in the The law firm of MOSCO VIC SPANOS AND MATISZ has moved its of fices from the Oliver Block on 5th to 424 7th adjacent to Canada IN EDMONTON Stay At the RIVIERA THE HOTEL WITH MORE TO OFFER AND WE NOW HAVI COLORED TV For Your In Making CALL AND ASK FOR LONG DISTANCE ZEnilh 0725S at no cost to you uJVIERA MOTOR HOTEL 5359 Calgary Trail Phone 403 4343431 0372510 Bond prices Supplied by Doherty Roadhouse and McCualg GOVERNMENT OF CANADA BOND GOVMNMiNT OF CANADA GUARANTIED tONDS Ivy ld Aiktd 6 71 Matured 72 5A 75 Perp 3 15 8 78 83 6A 75 75 5Vi Sep 92 8 Alberta 8 Ontario 7 Ont Hyd 9 New Br 9 Nfld Quebec Alberta Man Hyd Sask Nfld ACT Man Tel 90 83 94 90 74 92 74 90 91 90 90 74 74 INDUSTRIAV Alta G T 9V4 90 Alcan 91 For 92 Tel 9Vs 90 Bell Tel 914 79 Dividends By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bow Valley Industries five cents record Selkirk Holdings Class A nine cents record Simpsons 10 cents record Bell Tel CPR CP Sec Cdn Uitl CMHC Gulf Oil Inter P P 9 Massey Noranda 9Vi Int Nickel 9Vi N and C G 914 St of Cdn Tr Cdn P Tr Cdn P 93 89 91 90 90 90 80 90 10700 90 91 90 90 90 CONVERTIBLES Alta G Tr 7V4 90 Cons Gas 89 88 89 88 91 82 Scur Rain 7VV Tr Cdn P S WC Tr C 54 WC Tr 7V4 Dynasty 7 Acklacds 7Jko 88 NATIONALIZE FIRMS BEIRUT AP Libya has nationalized all three insurance companies operating in the Egypts Middle East News Agency reported Thurs Smith Customs Broker LETHBRIDGt KINOWMTE OUin count 3443922 Octolw 1971 THE LETHMIDGf HEKALD i Gold bucks downtrend By PETER Canadian Press Staff Writer A round of primerale reduc tions designed to stimulate Can adas sagging economy by the countrys leading chartered banks failed to reverse the downward trend during the past two months as prices on Cana dian markets closed lower in slow trading this The chartered banks cut their prime the rate at which they loan money to their best to 6Vi from per cent A spokesman for the Tortxnto Dominion Bank said the move was to stimulate loan demand for business expansion and thus improve the countrys unem ployment While the move kindled some investor response it was not enough to offset the general downward trend of the During the the Toronto markets industrial consi dered a major indicator of mar ket movement dropped points to At New the market plunged sharply lower for the third consecutive week in active INDEX DOWN On the Montreal and Cana dian the composite index fell closing at Combined volume on the two exchanges was million compared with mil lion last Volume at Toronto was million compared with million last volume was the lightest in 17 months with only million shares changing At New the Dow Jones industrial average of 30 blue chip issues fell points to In the past two weeks the index has dropped more than 40 Volume at New York was million up from million last Analysts said investor con cern over how effective the sec ond phase of President Nixons economic policy will be contin ues to be the major dampening effect on the Gold issues provided the only bright spot on Canadian mar kets this GOLD PRICE UP A marked increase In trading amd price of gold on interna tional bullion markets pushed Canadian goldproducing issues higher this The Toronto gold index was up points to A dividend reduction by Fal conbridge Nickel midway through the week confirmed investor concern over base Salesman of the Month TREVOR of Art Williarm Agencies has been awarded the Lethbridge Real Estate Co Op monthly sales con test award for This award ii outstand ing in itself because it Is not only based on tales but is a combination of listings and proper ties Trevor Ii well qualified to handle all your real estate needs and Invites all inquiries pertaining to real metal producers In re cent weeks observers aad investors appear to be abandon ing that particular sector of the market primarily due to popr earnings reports and a dismal outlook for world metal mar At the base meUl index closed at a sevenyear low down points to Imperial Oil provided the only highlight in oil issues this announcing improved earning for the first nine months of current fiscal Appointment JAKE JANZEN Oliver Gin era Manager of General Farm Supplies takes pleasure in an nouncing the appointment of Jake Janzen as Allls Chalmers sales repreientativt for the Lethbridge Janzen is a 23yeor resident of the Coaldale dis and has been associated with General Farm Supplies since He Is fully quali fied to assist you in the pur chase of your farm equipmtnt and would welcome your Jake may be contacted by phone Even HIDDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES 1 6 10 14 19 20 King of 22 Spanish S3 Assumed 24 Dried gripfe 25 Elephant 26 Doei 27 Motherof 28 Musi 31 Hawaiian 33 Irish 35 36 38 40 Oriental 41 Southern college InT 42Footliks 43 Lustrous 45 For example Lat 2 Veitmenb 3 Footed 4 Goddess of 6 Most C Porcelain 7 Bulgarian E 9 Minute 10 Burdens of 47 Son of 49 61 54 Old 56 58 62 Hedging bet 63 Wall ACROSS SO EeV of a 93 Shooting matches In 54 95 Srtike 99 JOO Boob 102 Skin of i 103 Extinct 104 105 Rustic 107 108 109 110 Leaping am phi 66 American 67 Waste 68 69 71 French 73 74 111 75 76 Dutch 113 French 77 79 Gelderland 115 River 117 Green 81 118 82 Blind 120 121 83 Shows 122 Secondary 84 85 Nabokov 86 87 123FemaIa 125 German 127 Way DOWN 12 Marine 13 14 15 16 17 18 French 19 Sudden 21 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