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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -----------Saturday, September 55, 1971 1H[ LTTHSRIDSE HERALD 9 Air-cushion vehicles may have role in north New candidate in U.S. race LONDON (CP) Canadian and British firms are involved in an experimental project at Grard Bend, aimed at developing high-speed eir- Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 326-5447____ 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. I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY DIETRICH I Certified Dental Mechanic I Capitol Furniture MM PHONE 328-76R4M 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-amphilii- ous craft designed to haul up lo 25 tons over Arctic and other terrain at speeds reacli- 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 1wo affiliated companies has resulted in the creation of this new position. Opportunities for advancement for Ihe right candidale are excellent. The position is ideally suited lo a young Chartered Accountant with one to 1wo years experience after gradualion. The ability to supervise an accounting staff Is essential. Reporting to Ihe Manager of Accounting Services, Ihe responsibilities will in- clude the preparation, of monthly monogmenl reporls and financial statements, par- ticipating in budget preparation and overall supervision of the cosl and general accounting functions. Reply submitting a complete resume to Box 99, Lethbridge Herald ing 51 miles an Iwur. 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. CAI1RY 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 ferry 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 I96B to evaluate the use of Hovercraft in search-and-rescue opera- tions. The coast guard lias used Hovercraft mainly in the Strait of Georgia and Ihe 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 lo pounds. The publication adds that Edmonton fire EDMONTON (CP) A fire caused damage estimated at i "thousands of dollars" at the j Foxlwro 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 probably become; one of the largest items in defence budgets of seafaring nations over the next 10 years. WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- tor Fred R. Harris of Oklahoma announced here his candidacy for the 1972 Democratic presi- dential nomination. "I intend to try to turn this country around before it's too Die 40-year-old senator said as lie became the second declared entry in a crowded field of Democratic While House prospects. Senator G e o r g e McGovern (Dem. S.D.) is the other an- nounced candidate. Both are lib- erals. MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY is pleased to Announce that MR. ED BRUNNER AND MR. MATT SLAVICH (C.t.U.) Recently successfully completed a course at The Banff School of Fine Arts on Advanced M c. (Man) jiavich Life Insurance Marketing. This course is presented every year in an effort lo assist life under- writers to serve the public. 210 Profesional Bldg., Lethbridge Phone 327-5514 Annual Store Wide -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, Furnilure, Appliances, Everything is slashed in price to save you money! I The largest Krochler Colonial suite. High I back comfort, arm cushions, soft seating. I Fabric Grouping No. 1 Reg. I 695.00. HARVEST SALE SPECIAL j Fabric Grouping No. 2 Reg. 1749.00. HARVEST SALE SPECIAL 2 Piece Chesterfield Suite (4 A nice contemporary styled suite in a large selection of fabrics and colon. HARVEST SALE PRICE ONLY................. 179 .00 Kroehler Bedroom Group Mediterranean 5-piece suite in Ihe fines! oak. Featuring a large triple dresser, a head board, large chiffonier find Iwo matching 00 night lables. Reg. 949.00. HARVEST SALE PRICE 795 Colonial Tynan Bed 2-Piece Suilo TYNAN Conservative Modern Styling Sola and choir w i I li Konl-San conjunction. 3 SEATER 2.PIECE SUITE _ Manu. Reg. List Price 399.00. HARVEST fnrl lurquoho nylon rover. Manu. Reg. List P r i c o 499.00. HARVEST SALE Price TYNAN Contemporary Suite bock corn- in a pirlty 'iid clioslorficld nnd chair. Manu. Reg. List Price 595.00. TYNAN Formal Button Back Suite Rounded back styling upliolsler- ecl in o beaulilul bluo tobric. Manu. Reg. List Price 749.00. HARVEST KROEHLER Modern Hexagon Commode With doors. Reg. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE 49 99.00. .50 KROEHLER Modern 50" Cocktail Table Reg. 125.00. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE 62 .50 KROEHLER Modern End Table With h e I r. HARVEST SALE, HALF PRICE Reg. WESTINGHOUSE 13.1 CUBIC FOOT FROST FREE REFRIGERATOR Harvest Gold IZVa-lb. meat keeper Full widlh crisper Butter compartment Adjustable Compact forced-air cooling syslem with 5 year war- only. Can be built-in Lifetime magnetic door seals Manu. Sugg. List 399.95 WESTINGHOUSE 23 CU. FT. FREEZER 788-lb. capacity 5 year warranty on compressor 5 year food prelection warranty 2 baskets and divider Slain resistant acrylic enamel finish inside and out Warning lighl Door lock Manu. List 299.00. HARVEST tfOOO SALE SAVE BIG ON MATTRESSES TOO! CAPITOL DELUXE ENSEMBLE 39" quill lop unit complete wilh set of legs, head board brackets and an attractive head board. tAO HARVEST SALE, ONLY y07 CAPITOL SUPREME ENSEMBLE 39" quill lop unit in n bcau- li.ul cover complete with set of legs, head board brac- I cl, ond an oltrnclive head boord. HARVEST SALE PRICE, OfllY 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 ONtY) CROSSLEY KARASTAN HEAVY SHAG DUPONT NYLON CARPET Heavy traffic raled, Color: White, Red, Tangerine, Avocado 95 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 327-6578 and one of our experienced, fully trained carpet specialists will be more than pleased to estimate and discuss your requirements wilh no obligulionl Out of town residenls call us colled! Convenient Budget Avoilablel Open Till 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday niglilsl Free Delivery In Our Trading Aren DMQB -A----- 326 5th STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327.8578 ;