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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednoidtiy, Sc-plembtr 23, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 31 SIGN OF THE TIMES-The Red Chinese have added a rifle to the international Communist symbol of a ham- mer and sickle. This poster is being displayed in Hong Kong for a celebration in October. Boyle's Column By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) Things a columnist might never know if he didn't open his mail: Whatever happened to Mom's home cooking? Nearly 30 per cent of all food con- sumed in the United States now is eaten in restaurants or snack bars, an increase of five per cent in five years. Lo, the non-vanishing In- Telegram Featuring Neiv Look TORONTO (CP) A new- look Toronto Telegram, featur- ing a separation of news and opinions, rolled off the presses this week. The afternoon newspaper is divided into four sections. The first is devoted to local, national end world news. Editorials and columns have been shifted to the second section, under the title Your World. The third section, called Con- tact, concentrates on commun- ity problems and includes clas- s i i i e d advertisements. The fourth section, Lifestyle, com- bines the former separate sec- tions of women's and entertain- ment. A new 48-page magazine, To- ronto Week, has been added to the Saturday edition to accom- pany Weekend Magazine and color comics. Toronto Week will include features on Toronto and guides on dining, theatres and movies. The price remains the same cents on weekdays, 20 cents Saturday. Publisher John Bassett told a news conference: "This newspaper is no longer simply The Telegram. It is The Toronto Telegram. Our ob- ject is threefold: To improve the handling of news and fea- tures, to step up our service to the community and to expand opportunity for opinion and dis- cussion in our pages." He said the changes are the most significant in "this news- paper's 94-year history." dian: The Navajo, largest of the American Indian nations, has jumped in population from an estimated in 1868 to today. But 24 per cent of reservation families studied had no visible means of support and ths mean income for a family of six was a week. That's about as mean as you can get. Two of history's famous gluttons were King Louis XIV of France and Diamond Jim. Brady, the American bon vi- vant. For dinner the French monarch often had three soups, five entrees, three fowl, two fish and several vegetable topped it all off witli some hard- boiled eggs. As for Diamond Jim, at his death he had a stomach six times the size of that of a normal man. Where are the world's larg- est and longest rivers? Not on land, but in the oceans. For example, off the Florida coast the Gulf Stream pours a flccd of two billion tons of water a day. Off Nova Scotia, this same river of warm water spreads to a width of about 250 miles. Facts that leave you breath- less: During the building of the great Egyptian pyramids nine tons of gold were spent to buy onions for the workers. What does it take to get a ton of pigtails? Well, to start hogs. Now hear this: Some com- puter centres, warns the Na- tional Bureau of Standards, have become so noisy that they cause human program- mers to make errors and in some cases inflict permanent hearing damage. Sh-h-h-h, you machines' Cranbrook Firm Wins Contract OTTAWA (CP) Ledingham Construction Ltd., of Cranbrook, B.C., has won a contract .0 improve avalanche defences along the Trans-Canada High- way in Glacier National Park, the works department an- nounced today. FOR SUPERVISORS AND EXECUTIVE5- The School of Continuing Education at the Lethbridge Community College THE AMERICAN MANAGEMENT FILM LECTURE SERIES BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT Beginning Sept. 30th SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP SKILLS Beginning October 5th The School also offers many other courses samples of A STUDY OF THE WORLD-LECTURES AND 5UDES Presented by Mrs. Marion Virtue AN EDUCATION IN MEAT BUYING Instructed by Mr. Grant Wood FAMILY FINANCE Instructed by Mr. John Gogo CREATING THE PROPER ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN Instructed by leading Psychologists and Psychiatrists of Lethbridge SPECIAL SNOWMOBILE CARE, SERVICE AND SAFETY COURSES Learn how to operate and properly care for a snowmobile Course Tuesdays beginning October 13th p.m. 2 Saturdays beginning November 7th a.m. FEE REAL ESATE APPRAISALS ACCREDITED PROGRAM Beginning Tuesday, October 6th, '1970 For further information telephone 327-2141, extension 121 Alberta Town Sues PEACE RIVER, Alia. Mayor E. R. Whitmcy n o it n c e d Tuesday night th Town of Peace River has de cided to sue British Columbi Hydro for damage caused b; the W. A. C. Bennett dam. "The town solicitor has com pleted a statement of claim against B.C. Hydro and town council has authorized the solic itor to file a statement of claim in the Mr. Whitmey sasd following a council meet ing. The statement of claim wi] probably be filed at the Peace River sitting of the Alberta Su preme Court in November. Mayor Whitmey said the ac tion would amount to a figure close to Town council claims the dam located near Hudson's Hope B.C., caused the level of the Peace River to drop and forced a major change in the town's water intake system. Mayor Whitmey said the town council had previously tried ti get damages without taking court action but failed. Peace River is 300 miles northwest of Edmonton. Woodward Stores Net Profit Dips VANCOUVER Wood ward Stores Ltd. today report ed net profit decreased 24 per cent to in the six month period ended July 31 from in the same pe- riod last year. Share dividend was 24 cents compared with 31 cents lasl year. Sales declined slightly to from the 204 for the six-month pe riod ended July 31 last year. Company chairman C. N Woodward attributed the drop in profit to economic condi- tions in British Columbia anc Alberta, the two provinces where .Woodward operates de- partment stores. Operating costs, wages, sal- aries and commissions in- creaded, he said, while the un- settled labor scene, higher un- employment and the govern ment's fight against inflation kept purchasing to a minimum Guns Foimd In House CALGARY (CP) A Roya' Trust Co. office, acting as ex- ecutors in the estate .of Syl- vester Thomas Kennedy of Sun- dre, recently found 115 hunting rifles and pistols hidden throughout his house. They were in the rafters ol his garage, behind furniture; and two rifles were found be- neath the mattress of his bed. The largest collection about 80 assorted guns was found in a concealed attic. Seven company members also uncovered about 200 pounds cf gunpowder, tons of shells, and a large collection of good quality gunsmithing tools. AUCTION PLANNED Mr. Kennedy, a bachelor, died July 26 at the age of 65. In his will, he left a large proportion of his estate to the Salvation Army children's vil- lage and the Alberta Children's Hospital, both in Calgary. His possessions, about SCO items will be auctioned off Oct. at the Sundre curling rink. It is hoped Uie auction will realize between and Sundre is about 58 miles west of Cslgsiy. Insure Police. CALCUTTA (Reuters) A policeman was stabbed to death it Burnpur in West Bengal Tuesday, the latest in a string of attacks which have forced he Indian state government to ake out special insurance for ts police. An official spokesman said 15 policemen have been killed in assaults by Maoist o m m u n i s t revolutionaries mown as Naxalites .'n the last iix months. Cholera In Britain LONDON (Reuters) A 57- 'ear-old Welshman returned to Britain 10 days ago from a Tu- nisian vacation with cholera, he first case of the disease in iritain in more than 60 years, 'he health ministry said Tues- day night the man now is at in Wales and free of all cholera symptoms. E aton Canada Wid can moke to you outstanding savings and satisfaction. Save 20% on cosy, warm Tex-Made Flannelette Pastel Sheet-Blankets Cosy-warm sheet-blankets by Tex-made of Canada feel so good next to your skin they're Jhe softest touch of luxury at the most practical prices you could wish for. They're practical quality, too Tex-made design these sheets to last. Excellent quality cotton flannelette is closely woven, gently napped. Fitted sheets are pre-shrunk, oanforired and have Elasto-tex corners with tape- reinforced seams. 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