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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Sykes Has Run-In With Gas Firm CALGARY (CP) Mayor Rod Sykes collided Thursday with Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. when he suggested the company's application (or a rate increase could be offset with a franchise tax against the firm. David B. Smith, senior vice- president of Canadian Western, told representatives of the Al- berta Urban Municipalities As- sociation the mayor's proposal was an "exercise in perpetual motion." The company, which serves 91 southern communities in- cluding Calgary, has applied to the public utilities board to in- crease rates. If approved, the increase would raise the aver- age residential customer's bill to annually from The mayor said the increase would hurt the city's chances of getting new industries be- cause the utility company serv- ing Edmonton had not asked for higher rates. "Municipalities should have the power to levy_ a franchise tax and give back to tax- payers the increased costs that otherwise put the city at a dis- advantage." Mr. Smith said such a move would only force the company to ask for another rate increase. Lengthy proceedings before the utilities board to obtain an increase ensures the custom- er of a high degree of protec- tion, he said. BOY SCOUT BOTTLE DRIVE Saturday, October 31st SCENIC DRIVE 9th AVENUE SOUTH AREA OF CITY COVERED BY 13th LETHBRIDGE SCOUT TROOP Friday, October 30, 1970 THE LETHMIDGE HERALD 27 EATON'S Action Days Action Specials for Home and Business f Majestic Mark IV Savings Add Up! Compact home or office electric adder has all the fea- tures you need for heavy-duty calculating! Add assets to its low price: High total capacity lists ten and totals eleven columns, tub total listing, credit balance, automatic repeat, clear, and double zero keys, rapid action at over 160 cycles per minute so you can add, subtract, rnultipy without stalling. Charcoal and grey case, heat resistant working parts weight only 9 poundsl Buy yours now at Eaton's! SPECIAL, each 109 .95 Viking Mark 10 To Type Electrically Special Action Day price on this remarkable Viking portable! 44 key-88 character keyboard has auto, carriage, auto repeat, key pressure adjustment, quick-set margins, and easy-clean removable platen. Comes with 8 foot cord, f' trimlino carrying case. Pica type, 10-inch carriage. Save 35.00. Ord 189.95. SPECIAL, each 154 .95 169 ,95 Viking Mark 12 Electric Portable. Some above but with 12-inch carridjje. Ord. 199.9S. Soy. 30.00. SPECIAL, each Typewriters, Lowtr Floor Use Your Handy Eaton Budget Charge. Open Tonight 'til 9. Saturday 9 to Buy Line 328-8811 TOUR SUGAR FACTORY Alberta Rotary clubs sent 28 high school students to south Alberta recently. They were guests of the Lethbridge Rotary Club and Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Com- pany manager Dwigiit IV. Purdy shows how beet slicing machinery works at the Taber plant. They had dinner and viewed the film Sugar, the Energy Food. Glbb Photos Failed To Heed Warning QUEBEC (CP) Camil Sam son, Quebec Creditiste part- leader, says he warned Justice Minister Jerome Choquette in July that a revolution was being planned in the province, but the minister failed to heed the warnings. Mr. Samson, 35, attacked the justice minister in- the firs issue, published Thursday, o the provincial Creditistes' new monthly magazine 1'Ordre Nou New Order. The magazine reprints sec Jons of the legislature's Han sard of July 2, 3 and18 in whicl Mr. Samson informed Mr. Cho- quette of the existence of a clandestine newspaper calle( ja Masse, which the Creditiste leader said was circulated in Montreal and called for streel demonstrations. The newspaper, he said, was Issued by the Front de Libera- tion Populaire and "made prop- aganda" for a Montreal book store specializing in literature on revolutions in Vietnam Cuba. China and Russia. Mr. Samson says in his article :hat "we knew the anarchists were preparing for revolution.' "We tried to bring it to the at- tention of the minister of justice at the time. It was a waste of ime. He didn't seem to be in- erested. "This happened in July. Ex- actly three months later the amazing events we now know about took place in Montreal. Ve came within a hair's breath of a bloody revolution led by an- archists and Communists." Dear 0V Bonnie On It's Way To Scrapyard HALIFAX (CP) The air- craft carrier Bonaventure is on ber way to an Oriental scrap- ard, but her last skipper hopes lanada will have another flat- op some day. Cmdr. H. W. Vondette was ne of those who watched Wednesday as Canada's only airier was towed from Halifax arbor. He said he agreed with the overnment's decision to let the hip go when defence costs had o be cut, but he toped Canada 'ould obtain another carrier in IB future, 'The aircraft carrier is not a ling of the past." The Bonaventure was the nu- cleus of Canada's anti-submar- ne force after she joined the eet more than 13 years ago. As le was towed away for the last nte, she was watched by a uiet gathering that included many of the men who served in er. "My feelings were prcdomi- antly sad said Cmdr. ondette. Tire ship "meant so much to so many people in the avy." Plans Layoffs HArrERSTOWN, Md. (AP) lack Truck says it will lay ff more than 300 wr cent of its 'fcctive Nov. 2 as a result of a reduction cut of heavy trucks, ic compar.y said. Centre Village Shopping Mall SPECIALS! COFFEE NABOB REGULAR 5c off, 1-lb. bag Ib. SPRING PACK CHOICE CREAM, MIGHTY MAMMOTH FCY. Corn or Peas H.OZ tins 6 1lM FIVE ROSES beg 1 oz. tins ALPHA Evap. Milk LILYDALE WHOLE FRYING CHICKEN Canada Grade "A" 3-lb. to 4-lb. Ib. IGA WHITE or BROWN Sliced Bread TOP VAtU Beans Pork 280, 4 1lM Peaches 28.o, to g NABOB PURE STRAWBERRY JAM 48-OZ. TIN FRASER VAIE COD Fish and Chips Pk9. PERKY Dog Food 10 f RED TOKAY GOLDEN YELLOW lANANAS Ib. Ground Beef Frcsh WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;