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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, September 7, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Acting minister named EDMONTON (CP) Dr. Jean Nelson, an Edmonton pediatrician, has been named acting deputy minister of health to temporarily replace Dr. William Cochrane, who was appointed president of the University of Calgary on Aug. 1. Dr. Nelson's "work in juvenile delinquency, par- ticipation in the Vanier in- stitute, health unit experience and involvement in the methods of the care and prevention of battered children establish her as one of Canada's leading said a prepared release from the health and social development department. She will assume the position Oct. 1 and will serve a max- imum of six months while a full-time deputy is recruited. Mineworkers to vote HINTON (CP) Members of Local 1656 of the United Mineworkers of America are scheduled to meet Sunday to ratify an agreement with the Cardinal River Coal Co. A memorandum of agree- ment was signed Friday in Edmonton which could end a four-month strike by the union against the Cardinal River Coal Co. here. No details of the settlement were available. Hinton is about 165 miles west of Edmonton. Truck hero nominated LLOYDMINSTER (CP) Ken Bishop of Lloydminster has been nominated for the 1974 Dunlop national truck hero award. Mr. Bishop rescued James McAdie from the burning wreckage of a two-truck colli- sion near Vegreville, Alta., last March 30, suffering burns to 40 per cent of his body in the process. Outcry puzzles Yurko EDMONTON (CP) En- vironment Minister Bill Yurko says he is puzzled over public outcry about a recent government decision not to permit two oil companies to build major refineries in the Edmonton area. Mr. Yurko says the decision is in line with previously- stated provincial government policy, aimed at avoiding vast environmental damage brought about by the concentration of major in- dustrial complexes. "Ever since it took office in 1971, the Lougheed govern- ment has said that it wants to avoid the stacking of major in- dustrial complexes around one or two growth centres in the province." the environ- ment minister said. However, it is "absurd" tc talk about a 50-mile radius around Edmonton or Calgary within which no major in- dustries should locate. Eact case is handled on an in dividual basis, Mr. Yurkc said. The LethbricUie Herald Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge...... 77 46 Medicine Hat 78 46 Pincher Creek... 72 45 Grande Prairie 41 36 .08 Edmonton ......55 29 .04 Jasper.......... 58 39 .18 Banff........... 62 38 .16 Calgary......... 62 36 .09 Victoria 71 50 Prince Rupert... 52 45 .09 Penticton....... 80 51 Kamloops....... 77 59 Vancouver...... 72 54 Saskatoon....... 61 39 .08 Regina......... 62 45 .11 Winnipeg 61 54 Toronto......... 72 48 Ottawa......... 72 50 Montreal 70 49 Chicago 73 52 New York......65 57 1.31 Miami.......... 86 81 Washington.....69 60 1.33 Los Angeles..... 87 68 San Francisco... 73 53 Denver......... 82 51 Las Vegas..... 100 80 Phoenix....... 105 80 Athens 79 63 Rome.......... 75 66 FORECAST Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Cloudy this morning becoming mainly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 60 to 65. Sunny tomorrow. Lows near 35. Highs near 70. Calgary A few showers this morning. Sunny periods this afternoon. Highs near 50. Mostly sunny tomorrow. Lows near 30. Highs near 60. Colombia Kootenay To- day mostly sunny. A few afternoon cloudy intervals with a chance of a few showers over eastern areas. Highs today near 70 except near 80 in the Kootenay west district. Lows tonight upper forties. Sunday mainly sunny. Highs Sunday near 70 except upper seventies in the Kootenay west district. MONTANA East of Continental Divide A little cooler today and tonight with a few showers mostly in the north. Variable cloudiness Sunday. Highs to- day and Sunday 65 to 75. Lows' tonight mostly 40s. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness through Sunday. A few showers in the northern moun- tains today. Highs today and Sunday mostly 70s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. GOOD IDEA! duct of Mnrict in Iht Lcthbridgc -CHIHOOK-- on. Display Advertising 32S-4411 'he Letltbridge Her "Serving and Selling the South" PORTS OP ENTRY opening ctostag times: Camay 6 a.m. to 12 midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Contts open 24 hoars; 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.; Rooseville ft a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) Calgary Power granted temporary rate hike EDMONTON (CP) The Public Utilities Board has granted a temporary 4.1-per- cent surcharge on Calgary Power utility rates. Calgary Power's applica- tion for the surcharge was based on revenue lost during the first three months of 1974, the time it took the board to ratify a rate increase. The amount involved is The board stipulated that the surcharge would begin Oct. 1 and continue for only three months. Calgary Power customers in Calgary, St. Albert. Camrose, Lethbridge, rural electrification members and smaller Alberta com- munities serviced by Calgary Power will be affected. Calgary Power has agreed to refund the surcharge if the company's year-end results show a rate of return which exceeds the amount set by the board. FUN MACHINE IS HERE! BERTI SCHOOL OF MUSIC 2646 S. Parkside Drive Open HPUM Every Sunday (or the Month of September 1 p.m. 5 p.m. Record puff ball This 20-pound puffball, a mushroom-like found at Sunset Cove on Last Mountain Lake about 45 miles northwest of Regina. The Guiness book of records lists the largest at 15 pounds. Carmen Belof, left, Heather Babchuk, centre, and Shawna Argue, all of Regina, planned to take the puffball to school to show their classmates. CASA DEL MONTE 1658 Scenic Heights, Lethbridge's most unique home, a three level, 12 sided circular design, sq. ft. of luxurious living. Now is your chance to view this home! Open for viewing Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, until further notice, from to p.m. and to p.m. Admission per person. No one under 12 years admitted. All viewers may enter their name for a mystery prize draw' For more information PHONE 328-3707 W G CHUTE CONSTRUCTION Econo TheToyota no-Miser D Drive How many miles would you say Canada's top rally team can squeeze from a tank of gas in a Toyota Corolla 1200? Three hundred? Six hundred? A thousand? The right answer could win you some pretty sensational prizes in our Econo-Miser Drive contest. On November 4th, at the Mosport Park Track, near Toronto, Walter Boyce and Doug Woods will put 10 gallons of gas in a Toyota Corolla. And they'll drive around the track until it's all gone. What you have to do is estimate how many miles they'll travel on the 10 gallons. If yours is the closest estimate (to the tenth of a you can win a Toyota Corolla 1200 KE020KB or up to cash for being runner-up... in each regions across Canada. Winners will be selected from the Maritimes, Quebec. Ontario. Prairies and British Columbia. The five people who win Toyotas will be invited to be our guests on an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Toronto to compete in the Toyota Econo-Miser Drive Run-Off at Mosport Park for a further in prize money. It's fun, it's exciting, it's rewarding. Enter now, at your participating Toyota dealer. He's got all the contest details and a free booklet with some tips to help you win, and some tips on how to get more miles from your gasoline dollar. So even if you don't win. you don't lose. TOYOTA See how much car your money can buy. ;