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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta i UMday, September LETHBRIOGE Dateline Alberta Car dealer is fined EDMONTON (CP) A city car dealer was fined a total of Monday after being found guilty of selling used cars in which the odometers had been rolled back. Don Wheaton Ltd. was fined on each of six counts of fraud. Crown prosecutor Ben Casson told Provincial Judge Carl Rolf that the cars had been bought by Don Wheaton Ltd. in Toronto. The mileage was turned back before the cars were sold by the firm here. One odometer had been roll- ed back miles, Mr. Casson said. Volunteer worker dies EDMONTON (CP) A funeral service will be held to- day for Helen Wates, who knitted more than sweaters for Red Cross overseas shipments during her 50 years of volunteer work. Mrs. Wates died Friday at the age of 74. Local Red Cross officials said she knitted more sweaters sent to foreign countries than any other Canadian Her volunteer work was well known in the city. When a polio epidemic hit Edmonton in the 1930s, she trained more than women in first aid. VD plan review set EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government is going to review its program to com- bat venereal disease, Health Minister Neil Crawford said Monday. Mr. Crawford, in a news release, said a four-member study group, headed by Dr. Jean Nelson, recently ap- pointed acting deputy health minister, will evaluate the current program. CORRECTION In Block Bros, advertisement in the Saturday, Sept. 21 Lethbridge Herald on page 3 headed "NEW ST. PAUL'S AREA" The picture of the house that appeared in the advertisement was incorrect. We regret any inconvenience this error caused Block Bros, customers. The Lethbridge Herald j Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 74 41 Pincher Creek... 72 40 Medicine Hat 76 39 Edmonton 69 37 Grande Prairie 73 38 Jasper.......... 75 37 Banff........... 73 34 Calgary......... 69 42 Victoria 80 50 Penticton....... 76 47 Prince George 73 35 Kamloops....... 83 47 Vancouver...... 72 53 Saskatoon....... 66 44 Regina 70 37 Winnipeg 73 45 Toronto......... 53 28 Ottawa......... 48 32 Montreal 50 29 St. John's......64 47 .56 Halifax.......... 60 45 .04 Charlottetown 56 38 Fredericton..... 54 22 Chicago 61 50 New York 61 43 Miami......___86 78 Los Angeles..... 90.66 Las Vegas...... 94 71 Phoenix 96 72 Honolulu........ 92 76 Mexico City...... 70 58 Athens 77 57 Rome.......... 68 63 Paris...........55 48 London.........59 50 Berlin..........61 50 Amsterdam.....55 50 Moscow ........59 39 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat regions Main- ly clear. Highs near 70 today. A few clouds overnight. Lows near 40. Wednesday: Mainly clear. Highs near 70. Columbia Kootenay regions Today and Wednesday, sunny and warm. A few early-morning fog patches expecially in valleys. Highs both days in the mid- 70s. Lows overnight near 40 except in the mid-30s in some valleys. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sunny and quite warm to- day and Wednesday. Southwest winds developing along east slopes Wednesday. Highs both days 75 to 85. Lows tonight 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Sunny and quite warm to- day and Wednesday. Highs both days 75 to 85. Lows tonight .35 to 45. GOOD IDEA! dud Of In ftts) LolhbridfO HoroUTo Whom roodoraMp and CM Dtoptay AdwwtWng The Lethbridge Herald "Serving and Selling the Soulh" PORTS OF ENTRY opening and dosing times: Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chief Mountain, closed; ConUs open 24 boars; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hoars; Porthill Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. (Times in Mountain Dayli ht Petroleum corporation suggested EDMONTON (CP) The decision by the federal government to increase the price of natural gas to a thousand cubic feet underlines the need to reassess natural gas development policies in Alberta, Grant Motley, provin- cial NDP leader, said today. Mr. Notley, in a news release, said Alberta should follow British Columbia's ex- ample and establish a petroleum corporation to market all natural gas produc- ed in the province. "Such a move would ensure that the increased price would go to the public treasury rather than to the private coffers of the produc- ing Mr. Notley said. While some incentives may be necessary, "it should sure- ly be up to the industry to prove their case rather than automatically receiving a price hike which bears no relation to either production or exploration costs." The NDP leader also said the higher export price clearly shows that the government's decision to reclassify one-fifth of the gas reserves in Alberta from old to new natural gas was an "unwise move and an unnecessary concession to producers." "Because of reclassi- fication, the majority of the higher export price will go to the oil-producing com- panies rather than the people of Alberta who own the resource in the'first place." He said higher export prices permit the government to review its conservation prac- tices with a view to slowing down production in order to increase the lifetime of ex- isting reserves. "This is particularly impor- tant in view of the fact that the government at the present time has no well-thought out plans on how to spend the windfall accruing to the province." a. Inquest set EDMONTON (CP) An in- quest will be called into the deaths of two men in a city sewer, a spokesman for Dr. Max Cantor, provincial cor- oner, said Monday. No date was set for the in- quiry into the deaths of Andy Rupik, 47, and Tony Spadafora, 41. They died last Thursday while making a routine check of a sewer in a new subdivision. Your... Druggists in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta LETHBRIDQE McCaffrey's Drug Store 41113th North Phono 327-2205 Thriftway Drugs 7M 13thStroot North Phono 327-0340 BLAIRMORE Michael Finn Pharmacy CARDSTON Temple City Drugs 271 Main Stroot Phono (53-M42 CLARESHOLM Claretholm Pharmacy 4121 1M Sfewl Phono 23S-MM COALDALE CoaMate Pharmacy 1 721 2001 AVOIWO Phono MS-3277 COLEMAN Colsnian Pharmacy FORT MACLEOD Price's Rexall Drug PICTURE SUITE Price's Pharmacy 399 Aw, 91. Phono 229-22JJ TABER Johnson's Tabor Drug Store Phono 224-22M VULCAN Mttcheirs Pharmacy Win die- i f Gov't opposes rapid growth for Calgary and Edmonton DAVE RUSSELL Application supported EDMONTON (CP) A telegram signed by leaders of the city's artistic and cultural community was sent to Ot- tawa Monday, urging that "immediate attention" be given an application by a Chilean refugee for perma- nent residence in Canada. The telegram was sent to request immediate considera- tion of an application by Gabriel Cabrolier Pizarro, a former dancer with Chile's national dance company. CALGARY (CP) The Alberta government does not favor continued rapid growth for Calgary and Edmonton at- the expense of the smaller centres in the province, Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell said Monday. The minister was express- ing his views at a forum on Calgary's proposal to annex 125 square miles, nearly doubling the city's physical size. The annexation will be the subject of a plebiscite to be held during the Oct. 16 civic election. A fellow panelist, Prof. Jim McKellar, of the University of Calgary faculty of en- vironmental design, agreed with Mr. Russell that the annexation is undesirable; but two" other panelists George Steber Jr., director of the Calgary Planning Department, and Rudy Janzen, district manager of Carma Developers Ltd. supported, the annexation proposal. "What are you trying to build? Another Los Angeles? Another Mr. Russell asked. He said Ed- monton and Calgary are already "growing too and the provincial government position is that growth opportunities should be equalized throughout the province. "I think we should look at the alternatives to annex- the minister said. He said the issue should be decid- ed by the people of Alberta, not just "politicians, ad- ministrators and the real es- tate industry." PLANNING AHEAD Mr. Steber said annexation "gives us an added option for future development." With the population of Calgary growing at the rate of between and annually, "it is important to plan well ahead." Mr. Steber, whose depart- ment recommended annex- ation, said land development has reached saturation points in several areas of the city. Mr. Jansen said with the growth, some new hous- ing units are required in Calgary each of the next two years and most of the housing starts will continue to be single-family units. "Annexation is the only policy that makes economic sense annexation would provide the local administra- tion control of the environ- ment in and around the city. It would provide for orderly development of the city and supply land for industrial development, suburban residential development and a parks and open system essen- tial to a quality en- vironment." Mr. McKellar said the ideal ratio in a North American city is not more than 11 persons per acre of land, but in Calgary it is only four persons per acre. 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