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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Air-cushion vehicles may have role in north ------Solurdoy, September 25, 197! THJ LrtHBRIDGE HERALD 9 New candidate in U.S. race LONDON (CP) Canadian j and British firms are involved in an experimental project at Grard Bend, Out., aimed at developing high-speed air- Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 cushion vehicles for wide use in Canada, says an authorita- tive publication here. A recently-published edition of Jane's Surface Skimmers, dealing with Hovercraft and hydrofoil developments throughout the world, says Bell Aerospace Canada and the British Hover Craft Corp. are using facilities at Grand Bend Airport in southwestern Ontario for the project. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bide. The publication says Bell, a division of Textron Canada Ltd., began work in mid- March with help from the fed- eral industry department to develop the technology needed to produce air-cushion vehi- cles for carrying cargo or passengers through northern areas. Bell and BHC have worked together in the Hovercraft field since 1963 and Bell has served as Canadian sales agent for BHC. One of two models being built at Grand Bend is a twin engined, fully-amphibi- ous craft designed to haul up IB 25 tons over Arctic and other terrain at speeds reach- CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT A large Calgary-based manufacturing company has an immediate requirement for a chief accountant. The centralization of the accounting functions of the company with those of two affiliated companies has resulted in the creation of this new position. Opportunities for advancement for the right candidate are excellent. The position is ideally suited 1o a young Chartered Accountant with one to 1wo years experience after gradual ion. The ability to supervise an accounting staff Is essential. Reporting to the Manager of Accounting Services, the responsibilities will in- clude the preparation of monthly monagment reports and financial statements, par- ticipating in budget preparation and overall supervision of the cost and general accounting functions. Reply submitting a complete resume to Box 99, Lethbridge Herald ing 51 miles an hour. says this model could provide a direct transport link from airstrips in the Nortli to settlements and support bases for the movement of men and material. CARRY PLANELOAD The 25-ton cargo capacity is equal to that of most aircraft now in use in Canada, includ- ing the C-130 Hercules trans- port. The second model under construction is a 55-m.p.h. passenger feny with capacity for 200 persons. Engines are designed for cold-weather starting and operation. The publication also notes the use of Hovercraft by a special unit of the Canadian Coast Guard formed in 1968 to evaluate the use of Hovercraft in search-and-rescue opera- tions. Edmonton fire EDMONTON (CP) aused damage est "thousands of dollars" at the The coast guard lias used Hovercraft mainly in the Strait of Georgia and the Gulf Islands, an area of about 500 square miles. Jane's also refers to an Ot- tawa firm, Canahover Ltd., which has built a two-seat sports-model hovercraft and a second model designed to carry freight up to pounds. The publication adds that A fire caused damage estimated Foxboro Co. Ltd. after an em- ployee poured molten lava into a cardboard box, police report- ed. Police said the employee was using the lava in an experi- ment. The cardboard box ig- nited and fire extinguishers could not contain the blaze which spread to delicate instru- ments and one wall of the building. YOUR Invitation PUBLIC FORUM Catholic School Board Candidates This Tuesday September 28th Place: St. Patrick's School Auditorium Time: p.m. that construction and tion of hovercraft and hydro- foils will prohahly become one of the largest items in defence budgets of seafaring nations over the next 10 years. WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- said as he became the second tor Fred R. Harris of Oklahoma declared entry in a crowded announced here his candidacy I field of Democratic While House for the 1972 Democratic presi- j prospects, denlial nomination. Senator G e o r g e McGovern "I intend to try to turn this j (Dem. S.D.) is the other an- country around before it's too nounced candidate. Both are lib- the 40-year-old senator erals. MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY is pleased to Announce that MR. ED BRUNNER AND MR. MATT SLAVICH Recently successfully completed a course at The Banff School of Fine Arts on Advanced M. c. (Matt) jiavich Life Insurance Marketing. This course is presented every year in an effort to assist life under- writers to serve the public. 210 Profesional Blclg., Lethbridge Phone 327-5514 Annual Store Wide 1 IS NOW IN FULL SWING You've read and heard all about this gigantic Annual Sale so better hurry in and take advantage of the hundreds of great buys being offered in every department Carpets, Furniture, Appliances, Everything is slashed in price to save you money! Kreehter Colonial Suite The largest Krochter Colonial suite. High back comfort, arm cushions, soft seating. I Fabric Grouping No. 2 Reg. I 749.00. HARVEST SALE SPECIAL 2 Piece Chesterfield Suite (4 A nice contemporary styled suite in a large selection of fabrics and colors. HARVEST SALE PRICE ONLY................. 179 .00 Kroehler Bedroom Group Mediterranean 5-pieee suite in the finest oak. Featuring a large triple dresser, a head board, large chiffonier and two matching 00 night tables. Reg. 949.00. HARVEST SALE PRICE 795 Conservative Modern Bed Sofa and Suito with hack lonMruction. in o choMnrficId and SEATER 2.PIECE SUITE nylon rover. Manu. Reg. Reg. List List P r i c Price 595.00. 399.00. SALE PRICE TYNAN Formal Button Back Suite Rounded back styling upholster- ed in n beautiful snfl bluo fabric. Manu. Reg. Lisl Price HARVEST KROEHLER Modern Hexagon Commode With doors. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE Reg. 49 99.00. .50 KROEHLER Modern 50" Cocktail Table Reg. 125.00. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE 62 .50 KROEHLER Modern End Table With shelf. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE WESTINGHOUSE 13.1 CUBIC FOOT FROST FREE REFRIGERATOR Harvest Gold meat keeper Full width crisper Butter compartment Adjustable shelves Compact forced-air cooling system with 5 year war- anty. Can be built-in Lifetime magnetic door seals Manu. Sugg. List 399.95 HARVEST SALE WESTINGHOUSE 23 CU. FT. FREEZER 788-1 b. capacity S year warranty on compressor 5 year food protection warranty 2 baskets and divider Stain resistant acrylic enamel finish inside and out Warning light Door lock Manu. List 299.00. HARVEST tfOOQ SALE 37 SAVE BIG ON MATTRESSES TOO! CAPITOL DELUXE ENSEMBLE 39" quilt top unit complete with set of legs, head board brackets and an attractive head board. 4lLQ HARVEST SALE, ONLY ?OY CAPITOL SUPREME ENSEMBLE quilt lop unit in a beau- li.'ul cover complete with set of logs, head board brac- I cl, and on oltroclive head boord. HARVEST SALE PRICE, omY CAPITOL DELUXE UNIT 54" Regular Double Bed size. HARVEST SALE, ONLY 501 DUPONT NYLON CONTINUOUS FILAMENT CARPET Colors: Burnt Orange Marine Regular 8.95 Sq. Yd. HARVEST SALE, SQ. YD. '49 (STOCK ONLY) CROSSLEY KARASTAN HEAVY SHAG DUPONT NYLON CARPET Heavy traffic rated, Color: White, Red, Tangerine, Avocado HARVEST SALE, SQ. YD........... 10 HUNDREDS OF REMNANT CARPETS TO CHOOSE FROM ALL SLASHED IN PRICE TO SAVE YOU BIG MONEY! FREE ESTIMATES Just call 327-8578 and one of our experienced, fully trained carpet specialists will be more than pleased to estimate and discuss your requirements with no obligation] Out of town residents call us collect! t Convenient Budget Termi Available! Open Till 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday nightsi 326 5th STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-8578 ;