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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Dateline Alberta Request turned down EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government has turn- ed down a request by a local independent investigation organization for a grant to help finance the organization's work. Chris Harder, chairman of the group known as Action Committee, Tuesday released a letter from Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely that gave notice of the rejec- tion. Mr. Harder had asked for to cover action com- mittee's expenses in investigating the Alberta Housing Corporation. An ad- ditional was requested to help the group continue its work. Grant Notley, provincial New Democratic Party leader, said the government's suggestion that Mr. Harder had little to do with calling the inquiry was an inept attempt by the government to save political face. Calgary stamp planned CALGARY (CP) A stamp will be issued to com- memorate Calgary's 100th birthday next year, Post- master General Bryce Mackasey announced Tuesday as he opened the city's new mail sorting plant near Calgary International Airport. The plant, he said, is "the first postal plant in Canada designed for automated machinery." All-weather road urged FORT CHIPEWYAN (CP; The Fort Chipewyan Chamber of Commerce has asked the provincial ment to construct an all- weather road to link this Athabasca delta community with Fort McMurray, Alta., and Fort Smith, N.W.T. The request was presented to a meeting of the Northern Alberta Development Council. Fort Chipewyan is about 150 miles north of Fort McMurray and about 200 miles south of Fort Smith. Lawyer accuses RCMP CALGARY (CP) The lawyer for 17-year-old Simon Paterson of Calgary, who was sentenced to four years in prison for trafficking in a sub- stance represented to be cocaine, accused the RCMP of trapping his client in Alberta Supreme Court. Webster Macdonald told court: "I think the strongest thing that can be said is that this young man was entrapped by the police." He said his client was entic- ed into selling the substance to RCMP undercover agent Con- stable Terry Towns last February. Mr. Macdonald made the charge when Paterson, found guilty of the charge Oct. 4, appeared in court for senten- cing. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......67 39 Pincher Creek... 65 45 Medicine Hat 63 33 Edmonton 65 31 Grande Prairie.. 54 30 Banff..........57 31 Calgary......... 65 31 Victoria........ 60 37 Penticton....... 57 28 Prince George 54 44 Kamloops....... 59 34 Vancouver...... 54 37 Saskatoon....... 40 34 Regina......... 55 28 Winnipeg....... 51 33 Toronto......... 65 39 .95 Ottawa......... 58 40 Montreal 56 39 St. John's....... 37 26 Halifax......... 42 37 Charlottetown 41 37 Fredericlon.....52 40 .01 Chicago 69 57 Minneapolis.....62 41 New York...... 63 48 Miami.......... 75 70 .02 Los Angeles..... 72 63 Las Vegas...... 76 58 Phoenix ........72 64 .44 Honolulu........88 74 Mexico City.....72 50 Athens .........73 54 Rome..........57 48 Paris...........50 45 London.........52 46 Amsterdam..... 48 41 Brussels........ 50 37 Madrid......... 55 46 Moscow 50 36 FORECAST: Lethbridge Calgary Medicine Hat today and Thursday. Highs both days near 65. Lows tonight 30 to 35. Columbia Kootenay regions Today sunny except cloudy periods and a chance of showers in the Columbia dis- trict. Thursday mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness and warmer today with showers in the southern mountains and southwest winds along the east slopes of the Rockies. Showers tonight and Thursday with locally heavy snow southern mountains. Colder with northerly winds Thur- sday. Highs today 55 to 65. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Thursday 40 to 50. West of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness today with showers in the extreme south. Scattered showers and gusty winds tonight and Thur- sday. Highs both days 50s. Lows tonight 15 to 25. FINAL CLEARANCE ON ALL RENTALS PETER NICKEL 1974 SCAMPER 18' TRAILER Rental No. 4 4 cuWc ft. liWye, punman drapes. PETER WANTS TO S A1 UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. "Serving you over a quarter century" Avenue South Phone 927-2805 PORTS OF ENTRY eporiag aad ckoiBg tiroes: Camay 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chief Mountain, dosed; Oootts open 24 hours; De3Bcoita9a.nl. to6p.m.; Ktngsgate open 24 hoars: Porthill- Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Roosevilie 8 a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Wednesday, October 23, 1974 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 3 No cut in speed limits in Mix and match Don Assinger and his wife, Marilyn of Stony Plain, Alta., get ready to take CALGARY idea of lowering speed limits on Alberta's roads has been dropped, Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said Tuesday. "There isn't a need in Alberta at the present time for cutting back speed he said in a telephone interview from Edmonton. The minister said the issue has been thoroughly examined both-in Edmonton and with other provincial highways ministers at a road safety meeting in Winnipeg during the weekend. The question was stirred up two weeks ago by a British Columbia government deci- sion to reduce speed limits on major highways. "The case for lowering speed limits across Canada "Their conclusion was that the drop in speed limits to conserve fuel led to a big drop in the number of accidents but the provincial ministers didn't entirely agree with this." He said the ministers, on the other hand, "unanimously agreed that it was vital for drivers to be wearing seat belts." "We are more concerned at present with the wide variance in seat belt design and we shall ask the Canadian btandards Association to press for greater comfort and convenience in seat belt designs." Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) OrriCAL PRESCRIPTION CO. possession of truck-mounted cement-mixer at St. Thomas, Ont. The newlyweds was based on statistics com- ntlj-u-i m 4-Lin will take the cement-mixer to Niagara Falls then return to Stony Plain with the vehicle. It is the sixth time a family member has come to Ontario to pick up a mixer for the family business. piled in the United States dur- ing the energy crisis last Mr. Copithorne said. STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd St. S. Phone 327-3024 CANADIAN MADE QUALITY! MEN'S SWEATERS 6 00 Reg. 9.98-11.98.................... CARDIGAN Orion acrylic, V-neck, button front and 2 pockets. Assorted plain shades. Sizes S-M-L-XL. PULLOVERS Acrylic, bulky knit rugged look styling, V-neck and crew neck, long sleeve, saddle shoulder. Colors: Navy, grey, beige, gold, green, burgundy. Sizes S-M-L-XL. OUTERWEAR VALUE! SKI JACKETS Large assortment of styles. Instructor and tow coat lengths 100% nylon shell, self belted, polyester fill, hidden hoods or pile trims Colors- Brown, blue. grey, etc. etc. Sizes S-M-L-XL 17 MEN'S WORK PANTS Sturdy cotton drill. Full cut, tunnel belt loops. Color: Spruce green. Sizes 30-42. Reg. 4.98 Special 2 MEN'S FISHERMAN KNIT SWEATERS Sizes XI. Reg. 11.98. Sale Priced CHILDREN'S VALUES 8 GIRLS' WINTER JACKETS Instructor, ski styles. Nylon cire. pile and quilt lined. Latest styling. Beautiful smart fall, shades. Sizes 7-14. Reg. Values to 14.98 GIRLS'VALUES IN CORDUROY PANTS Machine washable. Popular fall shades. Many styles and fabrics are also avail- able. Sizes 7-14. Reg. Values to 6.98. Special............ 9 477 GIRLS' AND BOYS' PAUT SUITS Fancies and pWn sJyfcng Washabte Assorted colors Sizes pofyesier Easy to care '44 KIDDIES WINTER JACKETS Boys' and girls' styles. Ski and casual styling. Choice of assorted odors. Sizes Reg. 9.98 10.98. Special GIRLS' SLEEPWEAR SPECIAL Brushed and flannelette fabrics. Long gown and pyjjama styles. Machine wash- able. Sizes Reg. Vetoes to 3.98. Sizes 7-14. Reg. Values to 4.98. Special 877 2 44 t.77 FEATURE VALUEI GIRLS' SWEATERS Pullovers, cardigans. 100% acrylic. Machine washable. Latest styling, in- cluding embroidered styfes. Good color selection. Sires 7-14. Reg. Vetoes to 5.98. Special............ Sizes Reg, Vetoes to Special 3 Fields Great Semi-annual Sale Event! Quality Merchandise bought especially for this event and offered at lower than usual everyday low prices. 10 Day Sale Starts Oct. 24 316 -6th St. South While Quantities Last 71 Stores Serving B.C. Alberta, Saskatchewan. SPECIAL BUYS FOR WOMEN DOUBLE KNIT PANTS Zipper front styling, 50% nylon, 50% polyester double knit. Gingham (Foremost) check. Size 10-18. Reg. 4.98. Special 2 LADIES' 100% NYLON SKI JACKETS 100% nylon outer, nylon lining Good weight polyprelene filler, with polyurethane foam. Tow coat length Belted dome fast- ener, inside zipper and zipper pockets Colors Navy, royal, red S-M-L Reg. ValuM to 19.98................... 12 PULL ON PANTS Easy to care polyester. Stitched front crease. Wide waistband, elasticized. Assorted solids, plaids, checks. Sizes 10-18. Reg. 10.98. Special SAVE ON... BIKINIS AND BRIEFS Nylon and stretch nylon. Some stretch lace. Beautiful styles and fabrics. As- sorted solids and prints. S-M-L Reg. Values to 1.29. Special LESS THAN PRICE PRETTY POLLY PANTY HOSE Beautiful dress sheer. Regular weight, wide selection of popular shades. One size fits, 95-150 Ibs., Reg. Special, Pair.............. SAVE 3.10 LADIES' QUILTED ROBES Good quality 100% polyester fiberfill. Easy to care, washable. Nicely -styled with lace trim. Soft pastel colors. Sizes S-M-L. Reg. 12.98. Special PANT SUITS Penny LoiTStage Seven'Miss Pern- ilia. Top Makers Clearance! Most wanted top styling. Choice of many fabrics arid colors. Sizes 10-40. Outstanding Quality and Value at BOYS' SPECIAL VALUES BUDGET PRICED! SKI JACKETS Nylon outer shell, zipper front, hidden hood. Polyester insulation. Regular or cadet style. Reg. values to 12.98 BOYS'T-SHIRTS Turtteneck. long sleeve. Assorted colors. S-M-L-XL. BLUE DENIM JEANS Heavy weight cotton denim. Rugged, sturdy, long wearing. Washable. Sizes 8-16. BONUS VALUES! (STAPLES) LUXURIOUS HAND TOWELS Sheared on one side and regular looped on other. Prints, solids, jac- quards. slight subs. Sizes Reg. 1.99. Special, Each BLANKETS Rayon and nylon. Nylon matching bind- ing Choice of tcautifui colors. Reg. 10.99. LADIES' TEENS SPECIAL SWEATER, SHIRT SALE Reg. Values to 9.98 SPECIAL or 3.99 each Your choice of priced at only SWEATERS Wide selection of vests, long and short sleeve pull- overs in 100% acrylic in a great array of colors, styles, patterns. Sues S-M-L SHIRT Long sleeve. 100% polyester, assorted stripes of 1st quality and slight subs in Paisley prints from Famous Maker. Sizes 10-20. T-SHIRTS Short sleeve style in 100% polyester First quality choice of 3 styles in assorted colors. Sizes S-M-L. FIELDS DAY SPECIAL! SPORT COATS AND BLAZERS Exciting selection and Value! Double knit and 100% poly- ester, polyester and wool blends SoBd cotors. smart checks, sub- patterns Hlyh bwasted two button styling. Wide lapels and centre vents Stees 36-46 DOUBLE KNIT SLACKS First qualtty. Canadian Made style, wester pockets Patterns, checks and9dHacolors Stew3CM2 Cxcepnoral ;