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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Marc Lalonde denies he's teetotaller OTTAWA Health Minister Marc Lalonde has scotched a rumor that he's a teetotaller. "Oh no, I'm he said in an interview Tuesday when asked to confirm a report on his speech to the Brewery Association of Canada here Monday. It said he does not smoke or drink. "I drink beer, I drink gin and I love wine." he said with a laugh. "So, I'm not a 'great scotch drinker.' let's put it that way. I love wine with my meals." STANDING BY OTTAWA (CP) A Cana- dian forces Hercules aircraft is standing by to carry relief supplies to flood victims in Honduras, Defence Minister James Richardson announced Tuesday night. The Central American country was struck Thursday by hurricane Fifi, which officials estimate has left 10.000 dead and homeless. For queen country Members of the Welsh Guards Band, regularly stationed in London, for duties at Buckingham Palace, are touring North America with Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders for the first time. They kick off an 11-city Canadian tour Thursday in Montreal. Ontario tightens rules on alcohol advertising MOIL DIAMOND HIS tt GREATEST HIT" MCA WEA BACHMAN-TURNEROVERDSiVb POLYDOR POLYDOR Records! Records! Look at the selection here every one high on the popularity pole. An opportunity for you to replenish your record album at a saving. __59 Each Tapes on above records where available. Each, 6.85 5 RCA Pickwick Tapes Each 3 99 MANUFACTURER'S Overstock Albums 499 Each EATON'S Shcp Ealorfs Thursday and f ridayvniH 9 during fafon's Greal Trans-Canada Sale. Buy Line 328-8811. tor Jfte Trans-Canada Sale liter m Tuesdays Lelhbndge Herald. TORONTO (CP) John Clement, minister of con- sumer affairs, said Tuesday the Ontario government plans to tighten restrictions on advertising of alcoholic beverages, especially on radio and television. He told reporters that new regulations will reduce the number of hours advertisers will be able to use to promote alcoholic drinks on the air. Now, the maximum is 78 hours a year. Mr. Clement said he also plans to restrict the type of advertising, cutting down especially on so-called life- style ads which suggest that people have more fun if they consume a certain kind of beer. The proposed changes would be made through amendments to the advertising code of the Liquor Control Board of On- tario, which imposes man- datory controls on liquor advertising. Mr. Clement's remarks Tuesday were made as a follow-up to a speech he gave at a closed doors meeting withj the Brewers' Association of Canada at Ottawa. He told the brewers he wants to see more educational programs dealing with drink- ing and also said they should offer weaker beer at lower prices to try to reduce the es- timated four per cent of Canadians who have serious drinking problems. WANTS THREE PERCENT He suggested that brewers produce draught and bottled beer with a three-per-cent alcohol content. The weaker brew would be offered as an alternative, and regular strength mally about five per cent alcohol by would be sold. Mr. Clement's decision to restrict ads follows a threat by federal Health Minister Marc Lalonde to do the same thing. Mr. Clement said the in- dustry is also concerned about the problem of alcoholism and he expects co-operation from brewers, vintners and dis- tillers. The minister, a beer drinker himself, said the idea of weaker beer may find op- position, but he thinks it will be helpful. He was adamant on one thing, so-called malt liquors, beers with a higher-tiian-usual alcohol con- tent, won't find their way into Ontario. Although the stronger with about 6.25 per cent alcohol by sold in other provinces, "they foe sold here while 1 have anvthing to say i1." the minister >r onrludcri. PRECIPITATED STRIKE BAS1XGSTOKE. England KTi Garbagemen sn this Hampshire town 'havf hsl ibry ran ii it r.iiiis HTiri slili bill (hero were or-m- Jha) some were down- ing tools without being rained oul. All hands then went on strike, demanding a bigger 'say in deciding when the rain is. heavy enough. Wednesday, September 25, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 21 Trudeau opens meeting of finance ministers OTTAWA (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau opens a conference of Commonwealth finance ministers here today, with inflation and its import on underdeveloped countries expected to be key topics. Following a short ceremonial session the finance 27 of the 33 Commonwealth coun- tries are represented at the ministerial intoa closed meeting. For John Turner, who as host finance minister is conference chairman, the meeting provides an oppor- tunity to continue his efforts to promote international co- operation in fighting in- flation. Mr. Turner visited Washing- ton, London, Paris and Bonn earlier this month for meetings with his counter- parts and he has urged that other countries not adopt nationalistic positions in deal- ing with inflation. Trade and aid affecting less developed members of the Commonwealth is expected to be an important area for this conference as many of the poorer countries have been hit particularly hard by higher fuel bills. Denis Healey, British chan- cellor of the exchequer, will not be at the meeting because of election campaign com- mitments and this likely will affect talks on relations between the Commonwealth and the European Economic Community. Britain is a member of the EEC and the Labor government has been renegotiating terms of membership. The Commonwealth finance ministers meeting has regularly been held the week prior to annual meetings of the International Monetary Shylocking operations profitable MONTREAL (CP) Shylocking operations in the past 12 months brought the Montreal underworld an es- timated million profit on a capital investment of million. Montreal Urban Com- munity police told the Quebec Police Commission inquiry into organized crime Tuesday. Det-Capt. Henri Marchessault testified "the little people, the average wage earner, the un- employed." were the main victims of loan sharks who went out of their way to lend their "clients" in return for S125 in a maximum of five weeks. He said "the victims are for the most part, honest citizens, who. finding themselves in dire financial with a poor credit to shylocks to get quick, easy- loans on a no-questions asked basis." He said while the terms ap- pear easy, the borrower can hardly ever get out of debt to the shvlocks. Fund and World an opportunity to sound out next week in common views in advance of the Com- the meetings of the inter- monwealth meeting provides national agencies. CAREERS SALES CAREER STEEL We are rapidly growing steel service center that requires a sales person to cover the local Lethbridge and Provincial area. Applicants must have sales experience and a knowledge of the steel industry. Apply in writing including a personal resume to: Gerald W. Varzari, VARSTEEL LTD., P.O. Box 434, Lethbridge, Alberta. Help Wanted Argon Welders Sheet Metal Journeymen Sheet Metal Helpers Construction Laborers Apply CHARLTON HILL LIMITED 1262-2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 PRODUCTION FOREMAN Company with fast growth rate requires person to operate a modern cattle feed production plant. Mechanical backround an asset. Individual should have ability to provide direction and leadership to a limited number of people. Good salary for right person. Mr. Pat Fisher, Lakeside Feeders Ltd., Box 800, BROOKS, Alberta. Phone: 362-3326 362-3115 after P.M. For further information contact: FOUNDRY WORKERS REQUIRED Wanted Immediately Foundry workers and Laborers Starting rate per hour Plus fringe benefits. Permanent employment. LETHBRIDGE IRON WORKS LTD. 120-lst Avenue South Lethbridge LOBLAWS requires permanent, full-time Journeymen MEAT CUTTERS SC95 Rate 9 per Hour All Company Benefits, Dental Plan, etc. Apply: L-MART COLLEGE MALL REAL ESTATE IS THE GAME AND BLOCK BROS. HAS THE NAME AND THE NAME OF THE GAME IS PROFESSIONAL MARKETING We wan! people who are interested in learning the game. We can show you the way to become a leader in the real estate ssies field. Our training program is among the best in the business. Our incentive program (Hawaiian trips, bonus, cash, profit sharing, etc.) is un- equalled. For more information on the fascinating field o? Real Estate call our office now. Tim Grisak 328-2266 BLOCK BROS. NATIONAL ---------------i m 328-2356 I SEE IVfCE LTD. ;