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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, 20, 1974 79 "CRSONAI 88 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES PUBLIC NOTICES W.vooJ shoe stilne ladles also. -utdion player for parties, etc. ..'oyhound Depot. 2188-21 Wanted Kindly Scotts educated. elderly widower. Object matrimony. No tritlers. Write Box 25, Herald. 2241-23 80 SERVICES AND REPAIRS Southern Stamp and Stenci1 Rubber stamps, corporate seals, daters. etc. Same day service. 1233 2nd Ave. S. PHONE 32b-s1 14. C6924-1I Kirby Vacuum Sales and Service. 1283 3rd Ave. S. Free home demonstration. phone 328 8962. 07944-tf Maytag Sales and Service. Services on all makes of washers and 'dryers. automatic or conventional. LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES, 90E 3RD AVE, S. Phone 327- C7760-H 84 GARDENING Good manure. 7.000 Ibs. S12 delivered. Phone 327-2207. C1297-tf Lawn aerating and garden rototilling cutting lawns. Mike Bobak phone 327-1777. 1499-tf Fall cleanup (lower beds, rototilling. aerating, landscaping. 328-1513; collect. 732-4873, Picture Butte. 9075-tf WILL PUT IN NEW LAWNS. READV FOR WATERING. PHONE 328- 3105. C9661-H McLean's Tree Surgery Free es- timates. Pruning, trimming and nng. 328-2094. SALES AND MOVING OF MATURh TREES. SPRUCE TREE FARMS LTD.. PHONE 328-5806. C7914-tf. TOP SOIL Any quantity. Also fill dirt. Phone 328-- 7692. 1402-tl COME AND SEE OUR LARGE SELECTION OF NURSERY STOCK. Shade trees Ornamentals Fruit trees Perennials LACOMBE NURSERIES 5 Ml. EAST OF LETHBRIDGE ON HIGHWAY NO. 3 345-4633 C8137-tf 85 POULTRY AND SUPPLIES Used chicken egg layer cages. Galvanized steel. Automatic waterer. Rollaway eggs. All size cages. Reasonably priced. Phone 234-3766 or 234-3786. Fort Macleod. 9076-tf Fryers Free delivery. Also custom processing. Closed from Sept. 16th to. 20th inclusive. H. Dyck. Coaldale 345-3224. C1894-H GOVERNMENT INSPECTED Farm grown heavy roasting hens and rooster canners. Also government inspected custom killing. Phone 328- 6963. 1959-30 86 PETS AND SUPPLIES _ Registered black Labradors. Top field trials bloodlines. Ten week old pups, trained hunting dogs. Jim Taylor, Box 792. Coaldale. Phone 345-3591. 1878-21 Hunters! It is duck season. We have Toller pups ready to go to work for you. Phone G. Addy, 223-8363, Taber. 1 486-21 h REGISTERED GREAT DANE PUPPIES. Brindle and fawn. Show quality and pets. Why-Four Kennels. Cochrane. Alberta 1663-29h Grooming limited to Poodles only. Phone 328-7547. 1661-50cth Boa'ding for dogs and cats. individual runs and attention. Southalta Kennels. 223-4130.C752-1I Okoonawa Kennels Individual indoor-outdoor heated solid block runs. See yellow pages. 23-tf Joanne's Poodle and Pet Clipping Service. For appo intrnent phone 328-3763. 1186-tfh Registered Toy Poodle males available for breeding purposes. Phone 328-7547. 1900-23 Three kittens to give away six weeks. Phone 327-4323. 2119-25 Nine week old Sealpomt Siamese kittens. S10 each. Phone 345- 3953. 2096-21 Wanted to buy young adult rabbit. Phone 328-7992. after 5 p.m.2097-21 Six puppies for sale. Husky cross. S10 each Phone 732-4687. Picture Butte. 2098-21 White miniature Poodle, registered. male, six months. House trained. 328-8250. 2157-21 To give away 'o good homes Two beautiful house trained, seven month cats. Phone 329-3225. between 4 and 6 a.m. 2155-lf Little girl would like s part Chihuahua Terrier pup. 327-0028. 2250-21 Pups for sale Three females, one male. Eight weeks old. Part Springer Spaniel. 327-9737. 2242-21 Give away Adorable, affectionate kittens: six weeks old. Litter trained. Pfone 328-8319. 2243-21 Poodles. Pekingese and Dachshunds. Keeshund ouppies and older dogs. Some have been sriown. Five generations of pedigrees. Phone 485-6502. Vuican. Doris Schuler. 2189-21 Australian Blue Heeler oups. three months old: also Blue Heeler and Border Collie cross, four months old Have all started working Phone 666- 2209. Elzitiom 2190-26 Registered Pekingese and Pometa- nian puns De-wormed and vac- cinated Phone 4S6-5735, 88 3.000 SQ f1 tJownlOwn ipac" 328-1520 or 326- 5309 315B-T1 StaVon on lol. locked ai corner of 91 h Si and 2nU Av? S let'-br'rtgr Phone 8 3 T" -3 D r- f ulfor'ceSSS.DOD JS5.- POD 'fl'-h 'o balance 31 y.. FAMILY RESTAURANT BY OWNER i-'Clive; turn The century Ciih'ng orc? Cou'CJ DO e Wi1! 5f II tiJ'Id'riCi 223-43S3 223- 37 2B 1BS6-21 Truck stop restaurant in Plncher Creek. Excellent return on investment. For further information call SEL-MOR REALTY, 328-4276. Lethbridge. M.L.S. C1873-tf FOR SALE IN MOST PROGRESSIVE TOWN Versatile and New Holland Agency. Many other small lines. Established profit, over five acres, buildings, stock equipment. In same town Building with all woodworking equipment Make windows, etc. Only down, total (For land, building, Box 13. Herald. 2034-24 Sales oriented person to invest in sign business. Silent or active partner. Small capitol required. Phone 329-3524. 2032-21 RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 328-9216 M.L.S. REALTORS A BUSINESS VENTURE WORTH LOOKING AT This building is close to the city centre in the light industrial area. It has four self-contained compartments each with a washroom, office and work area with garage doors. There is also a mezzanine area as well. The building is presently rented out and it is built on a 68 by 240 foot lot. There is 3.330 square feet of area that is presently undeveloped. This great revenue potential building is well constructed and is only three years old. Call a Reliance Realtor for more information and a showing. M.L.S. B907. C2020-24 For Sale Nursery School. Licensed fot 20. Living quarters. Write No. 8, Rossburn Cres., Calgary. 2099-26 Beauty Salon for sale or lease, down- town location. Phone 328-0820 or 327-2079. 2131-25 Own your own business in the Kootenays. (Limited company) Small women's clothing and gift shop. Comfortable living in a beautiful mountain setting. For further info write to T. Whitehead. 526 Stanley Street. Nelson, B.C. 2158-21 Opportunity for an excellent in- vestment. Fantastic business service station, grocery store and Post Office with combined living quarters on nine acres of land which will include a little of the country living. For further details contact Alvina Everett. Stringam Property Sales Ltd.. phone 328-6161 or 327-2025. M.L.S. C2074-tf Taber Fantastic business. News and Candy. Excellent return on your investment. For further information contact Alvina Everett. Stringam Property Sales Ltd.. phone 328-6161 or 327-2025. M.L.S. C2075-tf 89 LOANS AND INVESTMENTS MORTGAGES All types of mortgage financing in small towns acreages new and old homes. Call CITY REALTY AND INSURANCE LTD. 1117 3rd Ave South. 329-3000. C7769-tf MORTGAGE MONEY FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. C5216-tf 90 CONTRACTS______________ Custom woodworking kitchen, vanities, rumpus rooms, remodelling etc. Phone 327-3273. 1522-24 Fifteen ft. backhoe and loader hourly rates or by contract. Phone 328-6306. C9654-tf PRIOLETTE TRENCHING AND EXCAVATING Water and septic systems: basements; gas, water and electrical trenching. Phone 223-3939; Box 134, Taber. 9155-tf HANDYMAN Do you have small jobs or repairs? Phone 327-6097. 2244-21 CUSTOM KITCHEN CABINETS, vanities, bookcases, etc. Phone Dave. 345-4697. 2245-3 PRESTIGE HOMES AND CONSTR. Phone us for homes and home improvements, garages, rumpus rooms and all cement work. Phor.c John 328-0147 or Harry 327- 0939. 756-tf Garage building, cement work and stuccoing. Anderson and Sorenson Construction. 1020 Ave. S. Phone 327-6682 C7377-tf ALUMINUM WINDOWS AND DOORS. NO MAINTENANCE NO CHANGING PHONE JONES ROOFING. 328-5745. C1936-tf Farm and ranch painting. Farms and industrial spray painting done. Also interior and exterior of house. Phone 327-2046. 1578-tf Fences repaired, built Miscellaneous building Concrete patios, sidewalks, drives, steps, chimneys, all repairs Jim 327-5087. 328- 3983 7799-tf TANDEM DUMP TRUCK LOOKING FOR STEADY WORK. PHONE EVENINGS 286-2844 OR WRITE BOX 1234 CALGARY. ALBERTA T2P 2L2. 1679-21 Contractor all repairs, renovations: lay blocks, bricks, fireplaces, stone laying, sidewalks, driveways, cemen; finishing, stuccoing, in house builder, small jobs accepted. 328-0266. 329- Custom built homes by Peter Simons and Sons. Quality workmanship 8nng in your plans. 237 I31h Si N Business ohone 327- 6052. residence 328-4066. 328-5050. 328-6723. 1319-20 R ANO K CONSTRUCTION contractors. SitfewaHts oalios. driveways, 'ioors. Estimates Days evenings 327- 2527. Air staple Tiacnines and nailers C and J Equipment. 326-476S.C2036-2 MURRAY FRY'S BOBCAT SERVICE noe'ng. posl drilling, land- scaomg. bart filling, drrveway. corral -loaning rololilling No loo small or 'oo large 327-5817 2120-TI y Rubber "'fefl rs and graders D'f1 tc rerncwal. cl'ftritels busmsrs; wr 1 ''Q Bor 54 Sub SI'. 50 framing, finishing ant) drywall conlracls 328- 9525. Design Homes 2121-tl PRAIRIE Ditching Company ol Lelhbridge HOES. PLOWS fOR ELECTfllC DRAIN TILE SEWEf SPRINKLER You Name C3S3-11 BOX NUM6ER R 5 129 130 To buy ten 5- W1 FOR SALE BY TENDER Inventory of men's wear store con- sisting of suits, sports coats, top costs, ski jsctivla, shirts, sweaters, hats and other men's wear apparel and accessories. For terms of lender and details of In- ventory contact Mr. E. E. Jaster, C.A. or Mrs. L. Karas. 800 Bank of Montreal Building. Edmonton. Alber- ta. Phone: 429-6721. The stock will be open for inspection at the premises located at 9713 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta on Wednesday. September 25. 1974 between the hours of o'clock in the forenoon to o'clock in the afternoon. Tenders will be opened on Monday, September 30. 1974 at o'clock in the afternoon. THE THORNE COMPANY G. J. Robinson. C.A., Receiver. 800 Bank of Montreal Building, Edmonton. Alberta. S73 Liberia SEALED TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to 11 o'clock A.M. on Thursday. October 3. 1974, for the construction of the following work; Highway 41 S. of Monitor to Jet. Hwy. 12 Mile 32-46 to Mile 42.51 Grading, Gravel Surfacing Other Work Approximate Quantities: 665.000 Cubic Yards Excavation 12.000 Cubic Yards Gravel to Road Cubic Yard Miles Haul Contract and Specifications may be obtained at the office of the Chief Construction Engineer, Highways Building, Edmonton, Alberta, the office of the District Engineer, 4020 Bowness Road. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, and the office of the District Engineer. Administration Building. Lethbridge, Alberta, and will be available to individuals operating in the Province of Alberta or to partnerships or corporations registered in the Province of Alberta. A Deposit of Twenty-Five Dollars payable to the Provincial Treasurer, will be required for each copy of the Contract and Specifications taken, and for grading projects, profiles will be supplied upon a further deposit of Twenty-Five Dollars Each bid must be accompanied by a marked cheque or bond equal to 10% of Tender. Tenders will be opened in public. The lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. V. E. McCune, Deputy Minister of Highways Transport. S64 Liberia SEALED TENDERS will be received by the undersigned up to 11 O'clock A.M. on Tuesday, October 1, 1974, for the construction of the following work: Project P.R. 135 Jet. Hwy. 34 to Youngs Point Park Mile 0.00 to Mile 5.55 and Mile 0.00 to Mile 0.22 Grading. Gravel Surfacing and Other Work Approximate Quantities: 256.500 Cubic Yards Excavation Cubic Yards Grave! to Road 132.800 Cubic Yard Miles Haul Contract and Specifications may be obtained at the office of the Chief Construction Engineer. Highways Building. Edmonton, Alberta, the office of the District Engineer. 4020 Bowness Road. N.W., Calgary. Alberta, and the office of the District Engineer. Administration Building, Lethbridge. Alberta, and will be available to individuals operating in the Province of Alberta or to partnerships or corporations registered in the Province of Alberta. A Deposit of Twenty-Five Dollars payable to the Provincial Treasurer, will be required for each copy of the Contract and Specifications taken, and for grading projects, profiles will be supplied upon a further deposit of Twenty-Five Dollars Each bid must be accompanied by a marked cheque or bond equal to 10% of Tender. Tenders will be opened in public. The lowest or any Tender not necessarily accepted. V. E. McCune. Deputy Minister of Highways Transport. NOTICE TO TENDERERS DISTRICT OF SPARWOOD. B.C. SPORTS COMPLEX ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS Sealed tenders for the construction of a new curling arena and addition of new dressing rooms, bleachers. snow-melting area, equipment storage, and kitchen to theSparwood Recreation Centre for the District of Sparwood. B.C.. and addressed to the Municipal Clerk, will be received up to 2 P.M.. M.D.S.T.. September 27. 1974. Copies of the Drawings and Specifications will be available September 16. 1974. at the offices of the Consulting Engineers. Underwood McLeilan Associates Limited. 2540 Kensington Road N.W.. Calgary. Alberta: Underwood McLeilan 8 Associates Limited. 401 Mayor Magrath Drive. Lethbridge. Alberta, and the Town Office in Sparwood. and may be obtained upon a deposit of in cheque made payable to the Engineers. Tenders must be accompanied by a certified cheque or by bid bond in the amount of 10% of the total tender price, payable to the District of Sparwood. Tenderers are also required to supply a Consent of Surety form in an amount equal to fifty per cent of Ihe conlract sum. The Owner reserves the right to waive any or all informalities tn. or to reject all lenders, or lo accept the tender rnosi 'n ths interests of Ihe Owner. Lorelta Montemurro Municipal Clert Sparwood. B.C S37 Law office strike launched WINDSOR. Ont (CP) The first union strike against a law olfice m Ontario, and perhaps in Canada, was launched Thursday by two women secretaries of a law firm here. Mary Anne Fox. 22. and -Janet Martin. 25. members of the Office and Professional F.mployccs" International set up a small picket line outside the building in which the office is located. The firm and union say the major issues in dispute are management opposition to a union shop and insistence on the right to discharge j employees for any caase. DEATH Interpreting the News WELLS Passed away in the Blood Hospital, Thurs- day, Sept. 19, 1974, Arbutus Kay Wells, aged two months, beloved daughter of Albert Lapatic and Barbara Ann Wells, of Prince Albert, Sask. Also survived by her grand- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luke Wells and her great- grandmother, Mrs. Katie Wells of the Blood Reserve. Funeral service in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Saturday at 11 a.m., Rev. J. Regnier officiating. Inter- ment in Blood Band Cemetery. Wake service at St. Mary's Church Friday at p.m. Funeral arrangements by EDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD., Fort Macleod. C2088 IN MEMORIAMS LEHTO, Mildred In cherished memory of a wonderful mother who passed four years ago eptember 19th. Silent memories keep you near, As time unfolds another year. Karren, Brian, Tracy and Trenton Allen 2192 MAYBIE In loving memory of a beloved husband and father, Jim, who passed away September 20, 1973. We miss thee from our home dear, We miss thee from thy place, A shadow o'er our life is cast, We miss the sunshine of thy face, We miss thy kind and will- ing hand, Thy fond and earnest care, Our home is dark without thee We miss thee everywhere. remembered and sadly missed by wife Clare and daughter Cheryl. 2193 MAYBIE In loving memory of my beloved son, Jim, who quietly left us September 20, 1973. "So beautiful he thought the world, he gambled bis life for his sight." "There is no death! The stars go down To rise upon some other shore, And bright in heaven's jewelled crown They shine forevermore. And all things that for growth or joy Are worthy of our love or care. Whose loss has left us desolate, Are safely garnered there. And ever near us, though unseen, The dear, immortal spirits For all the boundless un- iverse Is Life there are no missed and ever remembered with love by mom. 2194 CARDS OF THANKS BAND To all our friends and relatives so kind, thought- ful and considerate at this time. God bless you. Jim Band and Mrs. Tom Band and Mrs. Frank Wince. 2213-23 SZPAK We wish to ex- press our sincere thanks to all our friends and relatives for the beautiful floral tributes, cards, donations, gifts of food, mass offerings and words of sympathy at the time of the passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather. A special thanks to Father Ken Forster and Father E. Bruce Field.the pallbearers, the Piper who attended from the Royal Canadian Legion. Martin Bros, and to the ladies who served the lunch. These many expressions were a comfort and will always be remembered. and Carol Szpak Ken and Sharon Moriyama and Charlene Mutton Jr. Szpak and Stephen 2246 MOVE PLANNED VANCOUVER Do minion Bridge Co. has an- nounced it relocate Van- couver-based operations from its present Burnaby site to a new location in the Ixjwer Mainland area. No real gloom in Britain LONDON (CP) Gloom, despondency, despair, depression, fright, dismay and bewilderment are among a vast armory of adjectives being arrayed here to describe the mood of Britain in the days before the October 10 general election. These stark descriptions are blazoned across the front pages and sprinkled through the editorials of national new- spapers. They pour forth in the speeches of opposition politicians, are reeled off with relish by many broadcasters and even find their way into the reports of some inter- national news agencies. But where do you find this doomsday atmosphere, asked one American visitor. she added, "it sounds like you should be able to take a picture of it if its as bad as they say." If the American girl had just passed a newsstand, she would have seen the mass- circulation Daily Mirror with its entire front page devoted to the single stark headline: "Oct. 10: Your life in your hands.'' And if she saw the main edi- torial of the usually- unflappable Times yesterday, she would have read in the opening paragraph: "There has been no election since the war which has been held in such a mood of public uncer- tainty and depression." These newspapers and others, as well as the politicians and broadcasters who echo their sentiments, have, of course no intention of misleading the public or creating a false impression of pre-election Britain. Nevertheless, there is no despondency in the streets, the shops, the pubs or the betting offices. At the moment, the general at- mosphere seems to be one of boredom, but even that is probably a fleeting sensation. Elections in Britain tend to become something like a sporting event and nobody loves sport more than Britons. To find the gloom and uncer- tainty, it seems, you have to talk to such people as stock- brokers, leading businessmen, bankers, economists and the politicians themselves. The "guvnor" of your local pub. the neighborhood green grocer or the high street butcher all would acknowledge they have serious worries about inflation, the dangers of reces- sion and the possibility of a tighter credit squeeze and un- employment. Their concern seems greater than similar worries in. say. North America, simp- ly because the problems of ris- ing prices and business stagnation are more severe here. But they would laugh you out of their shops at the suggestion that they are steeped in gloom and despair or irreversibly headed down the road to Armageddon. There simply are no overt signs of a general public pan- ic. Most Britons have been hearing warnings of im- pending economic disasters all their lives yet find their standard of living has improv- ed nonetheless. All political pronouncements on the economy now seem to be greeted with a good deal of skepticism. For the professional classes and the politicians, however, the concern and the pessimism is real. Britain is faced with a balance-of- payments deficit which this year is expected to reach a record-shattering level. On top of that, inflation is running at more than 17 per cent a year and may even top 20 per cent before the year is out. Business investment in new plant and equipment is actually falling. Wage increases have reached a staggering annual average of 20 per cent for the first time in British history and several major businesses have recent- ly collapsed. But. so far, this has had lit- tle effect on the general quali- ty of life in Britain. Its measured, civilized pace con- tinues as it has for centuries and the country remains one of the most elegant and enriching places to live in the world. i Its problems are unques- tionably mammoth but perhaps the absence of gloom among the general public springs from a kind of certain- ty that British ingenuity has never failed it in the past and is unlikelv to do so now. Oil spills no disaster EDMONTON (CP) Con- trary to popular belief, oil spills are not a disaster for soils, two soil scientists at the University of Alberta say. Dr. W. B. McGill. of the soil science department, said hydrocarbons are commonly found in soil and there are organisms in the ground which are capable of breaking them down. "I don't know where the horrendous ideas people have came from, but there seems to be a feeling as soon as oil touches soil, that's it; it can never be reclaimed.'' he said. Dr. McGill. with Dr. Marvin Nybcrg, also of the department, were speaking about their studies into oil spills at a meeting of the Ed- monton section of the Petroleum Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Dr. McGill said oil does change the oxidization of the soil, adds salts and sulphides, changes some soil organisms and produces a nutrient defi- ciency. But these are problems that can be resolved. "There are very few insolu- ble soil problems and oil spills are just one example of what can said. CLEANUP DOES DAMAGE Dr. Nyborg said there is "probably as much damage to the environment by the cleanup techniques as by the spill itself." Dr. McGill said the major problem at the site of any land-based oil spill was drainage. If the site is drained, oxygen will get at the soil allowing organisms to work. Farm workers plight stressed OTTAWA (CP) Man- power Minister Robert Andras called on the provinces today to bring farm workers under the protection of labdr standards legisla- tion. He said farm workers should enjoy the same minimum wage, hours of work and other protections guaranteed to workers in other industries. In a prepared statement, the minister expressed hope that publicity about the plight of migrant farm workers in southwestern Ontario will convince farm workers across Canada "that they don't have to put up with poor pay, poor working conditions and poor accommodations." Only Newfoundland includes farming occupations under provincial labor standards Saw. Other provinces, including Ontario with an estimated 100.000 farm workers, do not allow the formation of farm unions and deny the workers legal protection on jobs, pay and working conditions Mr. Andras. whose depart- ment issued a report last year denouncing "intolerable and inhumane" conditions among migrant farm workers in On- tario, said he welcomed re- cent published statements that conditions on many farms have not improved. He said migrant workers who are being ill-treated are those who bypassed man- power centres and farm labor pools to make private job arrangements with farmers. Those who applied through federal agencies, including about 6.000 migrant workers from other countries, "are at least protected to the extent that they are assured the min- imum wage or better, inspected living accommoda- tion and reasonable working conditions." "1 have urged and I will con- tinue to urge the provinces to amend their legislation so that farm workers can enjoy the protection and benefits now shared by workers in other in- dustrial sectors." Mr. Andras said. He said Manpower offices expect lo refer some 90.000 workers to temporary jobs during the current harvest. They wiil not be exploited, he said, "but we have no control in cases where employers do not use our services and make their own private arrangements with the workers. He said the establishment of local agricultural manpower boards under the Canada farm labor pool system has helped to improve conditions for farm workers. "The great majority" of farmers are good employers, he said. is a smaH minori- ty who are the cause of the difficulties But, he added, too often crews hurriedly build dikes to contain the oil which permits it to soak into the ground, making it more difficult for the soil to restore itself. By permitting the oil to spread a little after the initial cleanup is completed, there is a better chance for natural organisms to work. Dr. McGill said adding fer- tilizer after a cleanup speeds recovery and the addition of nutrients is the most effective means of restoration after an area is drained. He said he was opposed to the use of detergents in oil spill situations because "I think they're a hazard and don't do any good anyway." Dr. Nyborg said their studies indicated that if the soil is drained of oil and enough nutrients are added that healthy plant growth is possible almost immediately. "Eighty to 90 per cent of the oil decomposed in four or five months when it was treated in some of the spills." Most of the scientific work on oil spills so far has concen- trated on the damage rather than on restoration, Dr. Nyborg said. Welfare cost talks requested VERNON, B.C. (CP) The 600 delegates attending the an- nual convention of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities voted almost unanimously Thursday to seek a meeting with Premier Dave Barrett and Human Resources Minister Norm Levi to discuss welfare costs. The UBCM also voted to ob- ject to having municipalities pay 10 per cent of the million miscalculation in the human resources department budget. Alderman Jack Gilmore of Coquitlam, brother of Educa- tion Minister Eileen Dailly, was one of the three dis- senting delegates. He called criticism of the government for the mis- calculation premature. Municipalities have been in- formed that their assessment for welfare costs has been increased to per capita from 85 cents. Municipalities pay 10 per cent of welfare costs, the provincial govern- ment pays 40 per cent and the federal government pays 50 per cent. Premier Barrett has said the municipalities will have to pay their share of the added expenses caused by what he calls an error in budgeting. Alderman Gilmore said municipalities complaining about high assessments for welfare should remember that under the Social Credit government they were assess- ed 20 per cent of welfare costs or per capita. Municipalities should also remember that welfare recipients are affected by inflation, he added. Municipal Affairs Minister James Lorimer said he ex- pects to discuss the overspending on welfare with Premier Barrett Monday. He wouldn't comment further on the miscalculation, saying that he only knows what he reads in the newspapers and they aren't always correct. Several municipalities have said they will not pay their share. Mayor Ross Postill of Coldstream, Mayor Frank Laird of Penticton, Mayor Stuart Fleming of Vernon and Mayor E. P. W. North of Harrison Hot Springs said their municipalities will not pay. South Africa faces reality By ROD CURRIE The Canadian Press The amazing grace with which white-ruled South Africa has so far accepted the emerging black government in neighboring Mozambique indicates the power of head over heart in matters of economics. In a move that appears far- sighted. Prime Minister John Vorster has shown some warmth towards Frelimo, once branded a bunch of murdering terrorists, as Frelimo prepares to take over the former Portuguese colony on South Africa's northeastern border. Even more. South Africa has rather pointedly hinted to white-dominated Rhodesia that it. too. might be wise to adopt a more amenable stance as black-majority rule spreads relentlessly down the African continent. But the situation is more difficult for does not have the economic leverage South Africa can use in balancing its relationship with Frelirno. which takes over complete power next -June. Kqually remarkable in the new equation thai developed when Portugal agreed to hand wer Mozambique to Use Na- tionalists is ihe altitude of KrcJiiw leaders. AHhough there remains enormous pressure within Frelimo to break completely with Uieir natural while enemies in Smrtb Africa and Rhodesia, in- IJuenfial leaders such as Joa- quim Chisssno take a lar more oonciiiafory line. And wilfa good reason. Mozambique's tounsJ in- dustry relies inescapably on Swjlh AJricans; ils ports han- dle goods Jor Soulh Africa's interior and 1-W.OOO Mozambi- que mm are migrant workers an South African mines. Mow Mozambique likely will extract greater fees for its ports and migrant labor but observers suggest the South African government will find this a fair price for peace and stability on its border. Without friendly relations. Mozambique would no doubt soon become a haven for anti- white terrorists striking into South Africa. The situation suggests to some observers that the reali- ty of change on the continent finally has been absorbed by white South Africans. But in the case of Rhodesia the situation is far different. Earnings through trade is comparatively light while Mozambique is strategically- situated to cause untold hardship for the white govern- ment landlocked next door. Frclimo units have effec- tively cut the railway line from Salisbury through Mozambique to the Indian Ocean. This line carried 1.5 million tons of Rhodesian goods a year, mostly in de- fiance of the United Nations resolution prohibiting such 1radc in retaliation for Rho- desia's uni lateral declaration oJ from Britain 1965. These and other actions have Rhodesia's sanction- Breaking Irade through Mozambique by an estimated per rent. And observers suggest it is fail a loreJastc of far worse to come after the Na- 'akr over in .June un- less Hnodesia moves 1o a more friendly aUilude toward ils now neighbor. CARRIKS EIGHT MOSCOW The Soviet Cnion has put eight artificial earth satellites into orbit with a single carrier rocket. Tass reported Friday. The Soviel news agency said the satellites were sent aloft in 1br Cosmos series Thursday lo continue the space explora- tion program ;