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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, September 10, THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -3 m Premier said frightened CALGARY (CP) Alberta Liberal leader Nick Taylor said Monday that Premier Lougheed's plan to avoid spending capital funds from resource revenue for another year suggests that the premier is "frightened and running for cover." "I'm surprised that a man with Mr. Lougheed's strong mandate and large majority in the legislature would decide to just sit and give us no leadership now at all with the he said. Mr. Lougheed told the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Friday that his government has not yet decid- ed how to spend the capital funds of between million and million as a result of the higher energy prices. He said major investment decisions regarding these funds will not be made for another year. Dent seeks third term EDMONTON (CP) Mayor Dent today an- nounced he will seek a third term as mayor in the Oct. 16 civic election. Mayor Dent said he wanted to make sure Edmonton con- tinued to be the envy of all Canadian cities and added: "I am an experienced, full-time mayor without any business interests which must be put ahead of the welfare of the city." Three other candidates have announced they will seek the mayor's chair. The campaign will cost him between and compared with in 1971, Mayor Dent said. Man perishes in fire EDMONTON (CP) Edgar McCarthy Mayne, 65, died in a fire at his city apartment. Police said the man had ap- parently been smoking in bed and a cigarette caught his mattress on fire. His body was found by firemen at the foot of the bed. Mail service delayed EDMONTON (CP) Implementation of letter carrier service in Yellowknife, N.W.T., will be delayed, says G. G. Walker, director of the Alberta postal district. The service was to go into effect Sept. 30. No new date was announced. The delay was caused by in- complete building renovations, a shortage of house mail receptacles and difficulties experienced by the City of Yellowknife in obtain- ing street directional signs, said Mr. Walker in a prepared release. The lethbridge Herald SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 72 44 .04 Pincher Creek... 66 41 .03 Medicine Hat 73 48 .04 Edmonton 45 35 .27 Banff........... 61 41 .11 Calgary......... 65 39 .63 Victoria 66 52 Penticton....... 70 51 Prince George 55 42 .02 Kamloops....... 75 52 .13 Vancouver...... 67 52 .02 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat regions Today: Cloudy with a few afternoon showers. Winds northwest 20. Highs 50 to 55. Wednesday: Cloudy. Lows near 40. Highs 50 to 55. Calgary regions Today: Cloudy with a few afternoon showers. Winds north 20. High 40 to 45. Wednesday: Cloudy. Lows near 35. Highs near 50. Columbia Kootenay region with a few showers. Isolated thunder showers this afternoon and evening. Clear- ing tonight. Wednesday, mainly sunny. Highs both days 65-70 and lows tonight 40-45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Colder with rain along with northerly winds north portion by noon spreading southward and over the entire state by tonight. Snow likely over mountains tonight and Wednesday. Rain ending north portion Wednesday but con- tinuing south. Much cooler Wednesday. Highs today 60s north 70s south portion. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Wednesday 45 to 55 West of Continental Divide Cooler with scattered showers increasing today and continuing tonight with snow over mountains. Showers ending Wednesday. Gusty winds in valleys and mountain canyons tonight. High temperatures both days 55 to 65. Lows tonight 35 to 45. GOOD IDEA! duct of in ttw Herald's Cal! Display Advertising 328-4411 flte Lethbtidge Herald) "Serving and Selling the South" F'JRTS C'F ENTRY opening closing times: Carway 6 a.m. to 12 midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Coutts open 24 hours: Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 9 p.nv: !o 2 :-.m. to midnight (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) Coal's role to be aired confers CALGARY (CP) "The role of coal in achieving national self sufficiency in energy" is the timely theme of the 26th Canadian conference on coal in Calgary this week. More than 450 delegates have registered for the conference, jointly sponsored by the Coal Association of Canada, the federal depart- ment of energy, mines and resources, and the coal divi- sion of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. The conference, which starts Tuesday and ends Minimum pay on way up EDMONTON (CP) Alber- ta's minimum wage is on the way up, R. B. D'Esterre, chairman of the Alberta Board of Industrial Relations, said today. Mr. D'Esterre said the board met a week ago to dis- cuss the minimum wage, now at an hour after being rais- ed from last April, but he didn't say how much the new minimum would be. The board now is drawing up an order-in-council to increase the wage, which will require cabinet approval, he said. Friday, centres around the theme with representatives of Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan presenting major papers. Among the topics for discus- sion are the return of coal to industry, gasification of coal, Japan's policy on investment in offshore resources, a Euro- pean view of the role of coal in industry, energy self suf- ficiency in the U.S., and Cape Breton coal in the world of high cost energy. A highlight of the conference will be a panel attended by the mines and minerals ministers of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, discussing the need for a specific policy for Western Canada's energy resources with specific reference to coal. PRI-CHRBSTMAS SPECIAL V P UPHOSTERY.. OFFERS 1. FrM 2. TMr down to frame 3. ClMck and repair II 4. Check 5. 6. to tatiafactlon AH for S-iOCOO Only I 9 Ubor. Materials extra. ALL WORK FULLY GUARANTEED "Quality and aim" MiiM siecialists-Plione 328-8411-Refinishing experts. Keep yer eyes on it Sometimes it's pretty hard to keep your eyes on everything that's going on. But when the subject, in this case a caterpillar, walks right up, ifs tough tojgnore. Eight-year-old Nicola Boisserete of Halifax had this eyeball-to-eyeball meeting. Alderman sticks to his guns EDMONTON (CP) City alderman Bill McLean Mon- day reiterated testimony he gave earlier about his dealings with two developers to an inquiry into affairs at city hall being conducted by Justice William Morrow. The inquiry, now in its 20th day, was prompted by a state- ment by Aid. Alex Fallow that developers Eskandar and Raphael Ghermezian offered him after he voted in favor of a rezoning they sought. The developers have charged it was Aid. Fallow who demanded the money. Aid. McLean repeated that he did not take an offer of campaign contributions from the brothers seriously and that he did not send his son Doug to see them about a job. Aid. McLean said he voted against the rezoning because he considered it to be "a gigantic change" in the city's plan for the area and because of the size of the shopping centre proposed was "not sound planning." He denied that he had sought a job for one of his campaign workers, Ron Soullier. in exchange for his favorable vote on the rezoning application. Water quality order issued EDMONTON (CP) The provincial environment department has issued Mcln- tyre Porcupine Mines Ltd. a water quality control order, requiring the company to limit the release of water con- taminants from the tailings pond at its Grande Cache, Alia., operation. A department release said the company has not taken sufficient action to deal with the problem, and it will have until Dec. 31 to come up with satisfactory plans. Evel lauded TWiN FALLS. Idaho