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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, September 5, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Dateline Alberta Police officer killed CALGARY (CP) An off- duty Calgary city police con- stable was killed Wednesday when his motorcycle hit a power pole in northwest Calgary. Constable Allan Swantz, 24, was dead at the scene. Police saiii he died of a broken neck and "massive head injuries." An unidentified 24-year-old woman passenger on the motorcycle suffered a broken leg and is in fair condition in hospital. A police statement said the constable's motorcycle was travelling at a high rate of speed when it jumped a curb and struck the power pole. Elevator appeal begins EDMONTON (CP) An appeal against an arbitration board's decision by several elevator manufacturing com- panies involved in a dispute with their employees began Wednesday in the appellate division of Alberta Supreme Court. A. 0. Ackroyd, attorney for Westinghouse (Canada) Ltd., Otis Elevator Co., Montgomery Elevator Co. and Dover (Canada) Corp. Ltd., outlined to the court the history of the dispute which started with the expiry of a national agreement between the firms and the inter- national union of elevator constructors. Injured woman dies EDMONTON (CP) A woman who was injured in a car accident on the Banff- Jasper Highway Aug. 9 died in hospital at Jasper, Alta., Wednesday. RCMP here said Sharon Lenop Grossberg, 27, a visitor from Brooklyn, N.Y., was a passenger in a car that ac- cidentally entered a ditch on" the mountain road about 72 miles north of Lake Louise. Swather kills operator RED DEER (CP) Earle Arthur Simpson, 52, was killed when the self-propelled swather on which he was working at his farm, 25 miles east of here, fell on top of him. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Red Deer hospital about 2V2 hours after the acci- dent occurred. RCMP said no inquest will be held. Frost damage advice EDMONTON (CP) Central and northern Alberta farmers whose crops have been damaged by frost and who carry all-risk crop in- surance should have their crops inspected before they cut them for livestock, fodder, the Alberta Hail and Crop In- surance Corp. advises. Also, farmers who intend to harvest a damaged crop but who believe the yield will be below their guarantee must report any carry-over grain on the farm before they begin to harvest this year's crop. If the amount of grain harvested is below the guarantee, the farmer must then file a claim with the corporation within 15 days of completing his harvesting operation. Farmers will lose their coverage if they don't meet these requirements, the cor- poration said. The Letkbridge Herald Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 80 53 .01 Pincher Creek... 78 51 .09 Medicine Hat 82 55 Edmonton 67 42 .05 Grande Prairie 64 35 .63 Banff........... 71 48 .13 Calgary......... 76 46 Prince Rupert... 62 44 .14 Penticton....... 82 51 Kamloops....... 84 61 Vancouver...... 68 55 Saskatoon....... 78 50 Regina......... 80 49 Winnipeg....... 79 52 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat regions To- day and Friday: Cloudy and cool with periods of light rain or drizzle. Highs both days 50 to 55. Lows tonight near 40. Colombia Kootenay To- day sunny with a few cloudy periods in the West Kootenays. Increasing cloudiness in the Columbia district and the East Kootenays with a few after- noon showers. Friday sunny with some cloudy periods. Highs both days mid 70s in the West Kootenays and 65 to 70 elsewhere. Lows tonight 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental divide Cooler with northerly winds today and Friday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms today. Occasional rain east and north widely scattered showers southwest tonight and Friday. Highs today 75 to 85 east and south 60s northwest. Lows tonight 40 to 50. Highs Friday 55 to 65 east and north 65 to 75 southwest. West of Continental divide Cooler with scattered showers and a few thunder- storms today. Partial clearing tonight. Scattered showers Friday afternoon. Highs today and Friday mostly 70s. Lows tonight 40s. GOOD IDEA! Call Display Advertising 328-4411 The lethbridge Her "Serving and Selling the South" PORTS OF ENTRY opening aad closing times: Carway 6 a.m. to 12 midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; RoosevilleU a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time Harkness named museum chairman EDMONTON (CP) Premier Peter Lougheed Wednesday announced the ap- pointment of former federal cabinet minister Douglas Harkness of Calgary as chairman of the board of governors of the Glenbow Alberta Institute. The appointment, for a three-year term, is effective immediately. The museum's board of governors is made up of the chairman and 12 members, four of whom are appointed by the government, four by the Harvie Foundation and four by the institute. Mr. Harkness was first elected to the House of Com- mons in 1945. He represented Calgary constituents, as a Progressive Conservative, in the House from 1945 to 1972. holding such cabinet port- folios as minister of agriculture and minister of national defence. He did not, seek re-election in the 1972 general election. Hey, let me out An elephant from a West German zoo ap- pears anxious to leave crate following his ar- rival in Toronto Wednes- day. The animal is des- tined for the new Toronto Zoo. HARKNE: CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP NORBRIDGE SHOPPING CENTRE 23 STREET NORTH FEATURING TASTEE CRISP CHICKEN TASTEE BURGER BIG TEE BURGERS TASTEE FREEZ ICE CREAM TASTEE FISH CHIPS BREAKFAST MENU FREE COFFEE DONUTS Sat., August 31st OPEN 8 a.m. -10 p.m. DAILY PHONE 328-4858 for TAKE-OUT Fall Sate "INTRODUCTORY OFFER The 100% Solid State Company SMITH'S COLOR TV APPLIANCES 23613th St. N. Phoiw 328-5541 Dentists in Alberta must upgrade skills EDMONTON (CP) Den- tists in Alberta with less than 40 years experience will be re- quired to continue their educa- tion after being licensed under new amendments to the bylaws of the Alberta Dental Association approved today by the provincial cabinet. To retain his licence, a den- tist will be required to acquire a minimum number of credits every five years by par- ticipating in a continuing education program approved by the board of the dental association. Dentists who have practised for 40 years or more will be exempt from the educational requirements. Another change in the association's bylaws recognizes certified dental assistants as a professional group and outlines their duties and responsibilities. The changes were made in consultation with the Alberta Dental Association. New party in the making CALGARY (CP) A Calgary oil man says he hopes to form a free-enterprise federal political party in the next few months to represent the interests of producers of raw materials. J. P. Gallacher, president of Dome Petroleum Ltd., said his proposal to establish a par- ty known as the Canada Party has the support of "35-40 prominent members of the Liberal, Conservative and Social Credit parties." He said he has received financial support from the West, Ontario and the Maritimes for the formation of the party, which he said will hold a general meeting before the end of the year. CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 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