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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta September "IB, Trtfc j.cf HtiiilDGC HERALD 5 Alberta Deserter files pulled Capt. Phillip Harriett, chief of the absentee and deserter division at the Ft. Benjamin Garrison in Indianapolis, pulls a record of a deserter in the U.S. Army Clemency Centre. In the background, calls for information of President Ford's new amnesty program are processed. The information centre said 50 calls from deserters and relatives were received during the first full day since the imple- mentation of the program. senator delegate to UN OTTAWA (CP) External Affairs Minister Allan MacEachen is leading a 14- member Canadian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly which opened Tues- day in New York. The delegation is composed of Canadian diplomats and politicians including Liberal MP Robert Stanbury (York- Scarborough) who was dropped from Prime Minister Trudeau's cabinet last month. The group also includes four special advisers. Other members of the delegation are Dr. S. F. Rae, Canada's per- manent ambassador to the UN; Senator Harry Hays MP Marcel Prud'homme Maria Masson of Quebec, a member of the consultative council on the status of women; W. H. Barton, Canadian am- bassador to the UN office at Geneva; N. H. F. Berlis, ambassador to the UN economic and social council; Robert Elliott, ambassador to Algeria and E. G Lee, external affairs department legal adviser. The special advisers include J." E. G. Hardy, director- general of the bureau of United Nations affairs; J. A. Beesley, ambassador to Austria, S. A. Freifeld, ambassador to Colombia and G. F. Bruce, delegation secretary-general. Tax official tells inquiry he received as loan EDMONTON (CP) An in- come tax official told the Alberta Housing Corp. (AHC) inquiry Tuesday that he received as a personal loan from Ed Achtem, an Ed- monton lawyer acting as an AHC agent. Tony Melvm, who sold a piece of land in the Mill Woods subdivision to the AHC through Mr. Achtem, denied that he insisted on the money as a favor from the lawyer Mr. Achtem has testified that Mr. Melvin "bugged" him for a payment UIC payments are higher OTTAWA (CP) Unemployment insurance benefits paid in July totalled million, up eight per cent from June payments, Statistics Canada reported Tuesday. The average weekly pay- ment of in July was six- tenths of one per cent less than the June average of The July total was 10 per cent higher than the amount paid out last July. The weekly average in July was up seven per cent from the average of paid last July. During the first seven months of the year payments totalled billion, which was five per cent more than during the same period of 1973. because Mr. Melvin felt the Mill Woods land would not have been obtained by the AHC without his help. Mr. Achtem said he gave Mr Melvin to "get him off my back But Mr. Melvin testified that if he bugged Mr. Achtem he was "only joking" and he had no basis on which to insist that the money be paid. Mr. Melvin said he original- ly intended to repay the which he used to help finance an acreage, but when he found out that Mr Achtem had deducted it as an expense from his income tax he decid- ed to wait. Under questioning by the AHC solicitor, Mr. Melvin ad- mitted that he needed about more than the for his acreage, and said he intended to get the additional funds from the bank. He testified that he couldn't say why he didn't just get the entire amount from the bank Frank Lieber, a partner in the law firm Lieber, Koch and Achtem now Lieber, Koch and Co testified Tuesday that Mr. Melvin and an associate came to the firm in 1969 with an option on the Mill Woods piece of land. Although Mr Achtem's position as an AHC land assembly agent was confiden- tial at this time, Mr. Lieber said he knew Mr Achtem was interested in the land and made an acceptable offer for it Mr. Lieber said his com- pany was known to have had extensive dealings in land. Anthony Koch, the other partner, testified that Mr. Achtem paid the company 000 he owed in expenses and outstanding dispersements. Mr Achtem has indicated that he paid but, said com- mission counsel Rod McLen- na, has not explained what it was for. Mr. Koch said the law firm twice had insufficient funds in its general account, once for and once for and the shortages were traced to Mr. Achtem's failure to contribute towards office overhead and other expenses. Mr Koch also confirmed prior testimony that a commission cheque from the AHC to Mr Achtem was paid to the law firm's trust account because Mr Achtem alone had no signing authority. E B Emmelkamp, an ANC accountant, testified Tuesday that he received from Mr Achtem for extra time he spent working on the cor- poration's books. Kenneth Samis, co-owner of another parcel of Mill Woods land, told the inquiry how he negotiated with Mr. Achtem to sell the parcel for an acre He said he had known Mr. Achtem's parents for 40 years and the lawyer referred to the family connection when negotiating the sale. Lawrence Pastuzik, a prin- cipal in Lornex Development, explained how the agency handled a transaction in which Bear River Development Corp sold land in Grande Prairie to the AHC. He said Lornex persuaded Bear River to invest in the land and then negotiated the sale to the AHC However, he denied that any money was paid to Bob Orysiuk, former AHC executive director, in connection with the sale Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) INSTALLATION HUMIDIFIERS K- O 1709 2nd Ave. South Phone 328-5873 TOMORROW REPEAT OF A SELLOUT FALL AND WINTER SALE TOMORROW SHELDON'S 12- HOUR SALE 19A.M. TO 9 P.M. I ONE DAY ONLY THURSDAY. Sept. 19th 9 A.M. TO 9 P.l Here's another tremendous opportunity to buy your Fall and Winter clothing and footwear for the whole family at fantastic savings don't miss this great savings event. LOOK WHAT 0WILL VBUY 25 Kiddies' Running Shoes Pair................... Kiddies'Sandals, Pair............. Men's Caps. Each....... Ladies' and Girls sung all leather shoes. Pair...................... LOOK WHAT BUY Pair................... Ladies' and Girls' Wrangler Hot Pints. Pah......................... Moo's Gaharano Work Hats. Each........................ Jackets Canadian made, each Hoi's Vests, Each................ MOO'S CfMliMliOM, Short Pair toys', md Girls' latMinj SUts _ n Made in Canada, each 9U Don't miss the biggest 1 day sale in Lethbridge's history. Unbeatable values! Get here somehow and get here fast! Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thurs, Sept. 19th only! LOOK WHAT WILL BUY BoyS' SOOrt Shifts Long or abort Each...................................... 1 Kiddies' Sport Shirts and T-Shirts. o, eome flannelette, ft 3 to ex, each Kiddies' Klin Boots. 6 to 3, pair JEANS AND SLACKS Boys' and Girls', Sizes 8 to 18 Kiddies' Sizes 3 to 6x lodedieg brand MM A Wrangler and Toe GM Pair I Udios' BOMMEI Shoos. SUM 5-10. made by Each............................ I Kitties'. Boys' art Girls' Hooded Sweat Shirts Made in Canada by each..................... LOOK WHAT WILL L BUY Boys' ud Girts' POTM fins Short n Cansda. Pair Wwtsro Cssw) and Dress Pants Mode in Canada, ps-r Boys ari Girls' Ankle Camper Bocls _ Wen 's Khaki Work PwiJs Men's and ladies Fancy Dress Western ShirtS in Canada Htm and ladies' Nuvy Woifhl Acrylic Poll- and Zipper Cardifans Man's and Udies long Sleeve Heavy WeioM CR Swell ShirtS MadeJnCanada toyPenrnaiS Pullover Sweaters fcntt. each PoUOVOT Shifts tong neck. Made in Canada Men's aid Ueta' LOOK WHAT 00 WILL BUY Ladies'and Girls'Winter Jackets. Each...................................... 9 Boys'. Girls'and Kiddies' Winter Jackets each 9 Summer Jackets Men's and drew and casual. Made in Canada g_ by Rice Sportswear, each 9 Boys' and Girls' waterproof Cowboy Boots. Canadian made by K Bate, Pair Men's and Boys' all-leather Dress and Casual Loafers ft Oxfords, -pair Men's Dross and Casual Heavy Weight Cardigaa and Pullover Sweaters each Men's aid boys' platform all Inthor Dress Shoos. Made in Canada. Piir Ladies'ft Girls'Frolic all nylon Snow Bootss_ Pile lined after In France. Pair O Men's Wool Jac Shirts s- Each...................................... Q LOOK WHAT 00 WILL BUY MEN'S HI TOP WORK AND CAMPING SOOTS. Pair LADIES' SKI JACKETS Polyester fibre fifl. Each O Boys' and Girls' Crvil War Boots AB leather Made in USA by Boot, Pair O Men's PlatronnOxfortfs Made in Canada by H.H. Brown, pair 9 ladies' Imitation leather Coats and Dress Made in Canada by Rice Sportswear, each LOOK WHAT UBUY AND TEENS'LONG WiNTE'J DRESS COAT MEN'S ALL LEATHER BROGUE SHOES Made to England, leather A Mm sand Boys' CrePWw Boots A uppers, made in Canada. I ;