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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2ff TMI LtTHBRIDOl HIRAID W.dntldoy, Otlobir II, It70 Bandits Issue Invitations For 100 Fight Customers ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) About in cash and jewels were stolen by six masked bandits who issued engraved invitations for about 100 ringside patrons to attend a party after the All-Quarry heavyweight fight here Mon- day night, police said Tues- day. After the guests arrived, the hosts ordered them to a base- ment to disrobe, robbed them and then fled with two women as hostages, police said. As each group of persona arrived Monday night at a Eorthside address, police said, they were met at the door by a woman. As they stepped in- side, a bandit waering a ski mask and carrying a sawed- off shotgun greeted them. The guests then were taken into tie basement where they were forced to disrobe and lie down on the floor, officers said. Jewelry and cash were taken. One of the victims told po- lice that people were "pited on top of each' other at one point." Police said among the vic- tims was a New York detec- tive, Andrew West, who said he lost in cash, a diamond ring and his badge. When the robbers fled, po- lice said they took two women as hostages. The hostages were released a short time later. Most victims were "too embarrassed to file a com- the police said. THESE ARE OD0S Chances are three to one that you will. come down with at least one cold this whiter. WANTED SALES TECHNICIANS FOR INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN FIRM One man with basic Irrigation knowledge. One man for specialized farm equipment. All fringe benefits and company vehicle supplied. Salary commensurate :with qualifications and experience. All replies strictest confidence with written reply to ail applicants. Please reply to THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, BOX 27 Prague Charms The Visitor CP Rail To Receive Freight Advantage In Passenger Cut OTTAWA (CP) CP Rail's proposal to reduce service on its transcontinental passenger train, The Canadian, would give the railway a decided advan- tage in freight delivery, the Ca- nadian transport commission was told here. Canadian Goods Go On Sale At Macy's OTTAWA (CP) Canadian clothing and leather goods val- ued at million will go on sale in Macy's stores in New York City in a two-week promotion starting Thursday, the industry, trade and commerce depart- ment announced today. The promotion, the largest of its kind mounted by an Ameri- can department store, was ar- ranged by Macy's with the co- operation of the department. Large 'areas of main floors and display windows in the Macy's stores will be turned over to Canadian goods with the slogan Discover a New Fashion Frontier. A maple leaf symbol will be used in windows, aisles and on garments. John Walters, legislative rep- resentative with the Brother- hood of Locomotive Engineers, said daily "fast CP freights" between Toronto and Vancouver now meet CP passenger trains six times. If CP Rail is allowed to cut its passenger service on The Cana- dian to three days a week from seven, he said, the number of meetings would be substantially reduced and freight service im- proved. Each meeting meant trains had to slow down or stop, he added. Mr. Walters made his re- marks during the second day of hearings on a CP Rail plan to reduce passenger service on The Canadian in the fall, winter and spring months, trim the number of cars in each train and raise coach-class and all-in- clusive fares by up to 25 per cent. Mr. Walters said CP Rail would have a distinct advantage in freight over Canadian Na- tional Railways if the plan is approved. The frequency of meetings slowed both freight and passenger trains. Experience shows, he said, that shippers choose the railway that moves freight, "even 15 minutes faster." Maurice Wright, counsel for the Canadian Railway Labor Association, asked what effect CP Rail's plan would have on CNR passenger service. Mr. Walters, a locomotive en- gineer by trade, said some.pas- sengers would stop travelling by rail altogether if the plan took effect but others would move to the CNR trains: CNR might then find it had to increase passenger service, which would further hinder freight deliveries and enhance the advantage of CP Rail, Mr. Walters said. Bank Of Japan Slashes Rate TOKYO (Reuter) The Bank of Japan cut its official discount rate today to six per cent from 6.25 per cent, effective Wednes- day. This was the first bank rate change since September, when it was raised to 6.25 per cent from 5.84 per cent. Banking and industrial circles said the move indicated an end to the 14-m o n th-o 1 d credit squeeze to help the Japanese economy continue its fast growth. Gibson Named President Of Westcoast VANCOUVER (CP) West- coatt Trausmteeioo Co. Ltd., announced here that Kelly H. Gibson has been appointed company president, succeeding Douglas Owen who resigned for personal reasons. Mr. Gibson will continue to fulfill his function m chair- man of the board and chief ex- ecutive officer for the com- pany. The company also announced that John Anderson of Calgary, will resign as vice-president, general counsel and director of Pacific Petroleums Ltd., and take on the PosU of vice-presi- dent and treasurer at West- coast. The company's board at di- rectors also bestowed the hon- orary title of chairman emeritus on Frank M. Me- Mahon, founder of Westcoast. WEEK-END SPECIALS! MAD ENOUGH TO CUT STOCK TO THE BONE! MAD AT HIGH COST OF LIVING SO PRICES ARE SLASHED! Slight imperfections make mem saleable seconds. Reg. Value 7.88 pr. MEN'S HUNTER BOOTS All Rubber Cleared Soles. 8 Eyelet Style 4 PR. Men's Special Work Socks Reg. to Cello Pack 3 ONE SPECIAL! BOYS' CARDIGAN AND PULLOVER SWEATERS Special. selection for this great three-day event. Styles, colors and sizes assorted. Real "Mad" Value at Reg. Value to 4.95 1 .00 EACH MEN'S FLEECE LINED VESTS Bonded Outer Shell Reg. 4.95 ,00 THURSDAY! OR FRIDAY OR SATURDAY! SHOP DOWNTOWN AND SAVE Shop Downtown At National And Prove It For Compare! National Has The Lowest Prices Available OUR BUYER GOT LADIES' WESTERN BLOUSES We bought these at a steal and offer them to you at this ridicu- lous low pricell While They Regular Value 10.88 EACH SPECIAL LADIES' and TEENS' COATS JACKETS A special selection made for this sale only! Assorted as to sizes and colors as well as Choose yours todayl SHOP EARIY Regular Values to _4CH 15 GIRLS' FACTORY BLOUSES A special selection of girls' roll-up and long sleeve permanent press sized 7 to 14. Styles and fabrics assorted. Special 3 Day Regular Value ili EACH 9A.M. SPECIALS RANNELETTE CHINOOK Pr. MEN'S BOYS' FLEECE LINED SWEAT SHIRTS Assorted colors and sizes. REG. 1.95 EACH EACH EXTRA SPECIAL FOR MEN ONLY TOPCOATS A special lot of men's coati purchased to jell at this low, low pricel The factory needed moneyl Assorted colon, sizes and styles. n.oo One Low Price 10 BOYS' NYLON SKI JACKET FACTORY CLEARANCE OF High grade jackets. Good length with hidden storm cuffs. Warmly lined with special polyestej- fill. Assr. sizes 6 to 18. Regular Value 9.95 6 EACH SKI JACKET FOR MEN YOUNG MEN Special factory buy for this sales event. Polyester fill lined. Storm cuffs Zipper closure. Assorted sizes. Reg. Value 15.95 %f EACH ONE TABLE! MEN'S WORK PANTS Selected for end wear. Sizes asst. Reg. value 2 PAIR CLEARANCE TABLE! LADIES-TEENS CARDIGAN AND PULLOVER SWEATERS An assorted group for clearance! REG. TO EACH EACH CAMPER'S BLANKET SPECIAL Ideal for cottage or camp. Good full size of all wool fabric. REG. VALUE TO 4.75 IJjm BOYS CASUAL PANTS Assorted styles and size.', REG. TO 3.95 PAIR MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S Sweaters Grouped for Special Pullover and cardi- gan slyles in assort- ied colors and sizes. One low price. EACH Nol Exactly As Illustrated OLIR FAMILY IJPPING CENTRE See you at NATIONAL 3rd Avenus and 5th Street 3. Open Thurs. and Fri. 'til 9 p.m. MONAL DEPT STORES WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES. ;