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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, September 25, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Dateline Alberta Candidate drops out UDMONTON (CP) Nell Martin, a surprise candidate who entered the mayoralty race on nominations day last Wednesday, has withdrawn from the contest. Mrs. Martin, a photographer and long-time city resident, announced her withdrawal Tuesday but did not elaborate. She will lose her deposit. Her withdrawal leaves six candidates for mayor: incum- bent Mayor Ivor Dent, former mayor William Hawrelak, Aid. Cec Purves, Aid. Dave Ward, businessman John Horodec, and Carl Austin, ex- ecutive committee member of the Edmonton League for Socialist Action. Farmer crushed to death SPRUCEVIEW (CP) Neils Nelson Thesberg, 68, died when he was crushed by a combine on his farm near this community, about 70 miles north of Calgary. RCMP said the man had climbed down from the machine to make an adjust- ment when the combine rolled forward and crushed him. His body was found by men work- ing nearby. Dean to be installed EDMONTON (CP) Rev. J. Russell Brown, 39, will be installed Sunday as the new de'an of All Saints' Anglican Cathedral, succeeding Rev nandall Ivany who left the position earlier this year to become provincial ombud- sman. Canon Brown, a former rec- tor of St. Timothy's Church in Edmonton and All Saints' Church in Drayton Valley, will also be inducted as rector of the cathedral during Sunday's service. Rt. Rev. Gerald Burch. Anglican bishop of Ed- monton, will conduct the ser- vice. American gets post EDMONTON (CP) A leading American authority on speech and language problems has been named director of speech pathology and audiology at the city's Glenrose Hospital, it was an- nounced Tuesday. Dr Frederick Greenberg, associate secretary of clinical program development for the American Speech and Hearing Association at Washington, will assume his new position Oct. 1 Store robber jailed EDMONTON (CP) Denis Theriault. 21, of Edmonton was sentenced to four years in federal penitentiary for the early-morning armed robbery of a 7-Eleven store last month. Theriault's accomplice, 22- year-old Fisel Assif, now is serving a similar term for his role in the robbery, which netted the thieves The LethbruUje Herald Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 81 63 Pincher Creek... 78 58 Medicine Hat 79 49 Edmonton 74 46 Grande Prairie 81 52 Banff..........76 52 Calgary 74 55 Victoria........ 83 49 Penticton 75 44 Prince George 76 48 Kamloops......81 46 Vancouver...... 75 51 Saskatoon....... 65 49 Regina......... 62 45 Winnipeg....... 63 34 .03 Toronto......... 59 49 .02 Ottawa......... 54 44 Montreal 53 40 St. John's....... 50 38 Halifax......... 57 40 Chariottetown 51 37 Fredencton..... 52 26 Chicago 70 53 New York 61 49 Miami.......... 88 77 FORECAST: Lethbridge Calgary Medicine Hat regions Today: Sunny with gusty westerly winds. Highs in the mid-70s. Thursday: Increas- ing cloudiness. Occasional showers during the afternoon. Gusty westerly winds shifting to brisk northerly during the afternoon. Lows near 60. Highs near 70. Columbia Kootenay regions Sunny and warm today. A few early morning fog patches. Highs today 75 to 80. Lows tonight in the mid- 405. Thursday, sunny with a few cloudy periods. Chance of isolated showers over eastern ridges. Occasional gusty north winds through the valleys. A little cooler. Highs Thursday in the lower 70s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and warm with gusty southwest winds especially east slopes of Rockies today. Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday except turning colder with scattered showers and winds shifting to norther- ly across north portio late Thursday. Highs today 80s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Thursday 70s. West of Continental Divide Fair and warm today. Oc- casionally windy. Partly cloudy and a little cooler Thursday with scattered showers mountains north Thursday afternoon. Highs to- day 80s. Lows tonight Highs Thursday 70s. GOOD IDEA! jrour jwro- {fuel Of in tfitt Call Dfeplcy Advertising 328-4411 The Lethbridge Herald "Serving and Selling the South PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing times: Carway 7 a m. to 10 p.m Chief Mountain, closed; Outts open 24 hours, Del Bonila 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate open 24 hours, Porthill RykertsTa.m. to2a.m.; Rooseville 8 a m. to midnight (Times in Mountain Daylight Young boy named returned to mother's custody EDMONTON (CP) Michael 3, a ward of the Alberta health and social development department since he was found more than a year ago in a city hotel, has been returned to the custody of his mother The department, in a news release Tuesday, said it was decided at a special hearing Friday that the boy's mother has made adequate plans for herself and the child, but that department officials should supervise the home situation for six months. "If all goes well during that time, the child will remain permanently with his said Dean Melsness, child welfare director. The department was contacted by a woman claiming to be the boy's mother, and an investigation was made Once of- ficials were satisfied the child's mother had been found, a decision was made in June that custody should remain with the department until the boy had a chance to become better acquainted with his mother. Since then, Michael, who lived in a foster home after he was found, has visited his mother regularly. The boy was given the name Car-Truck because they were the only words he used when he was found in the For reasons of confidentiality, the names of the mother and her son will not be released, the department said. Rail line Hohol raises salaries i repair job oi government workers nears end EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Labor Minister Bert Hohol Tuesday announced a pay increase to government employees of seven per cent, or a month, depending which is greater. The increase will be effec- tive Oct. 1. The minister said salaries would be either increased by seven per cent, in line with changes in the consumer price index for 1974, or by a month. This follows an earlier increase of 2 5 per cent, or allotted in March and retroactive to Jan. 1 Dr. Hohol said this action recognized that inflation has outstripped earlier increases negotiated by the government employees this yeaz Dr. Hohol also said the government is prepared to es- tablish a committee jointly Back to mother Michael 'Car-Truck', a 3-year-old ward of the Alberta government, has been returned to his mother. KKK wizard remanded in shooting incident Calgary homeowners face tax increase CALGARY (CP) The .im- perial wfzard of the Alberta branch of the Ku Klux Klan was remanded to Oct. 29 for preliminary hearing on a charge of criminal negligence causing death when he appeared in provincial court Tuesday. Tearlach (Charlie) Dunsford-Mac A" Phearsoin, 26 of Calgary, was arrested after Elias Aguilar Ramirez, a 23-year-old immigrant from Santa Rosa, Mexico, was found shot to death in a northwest Calgary home Sept. 13 Mac A' Phearsoin chose trial by judge and jury. CALGARY (CP) Taxes for Calgary homeowners may jump by five mills next year as a result of a city council decision to spend an extra million this year and next rather than delete capital pro- jects in the face of rapidly- rising costs. A spokesman for the city's finance department said the council's decision means an average Calgary family with a tax assessment this year faces the prospect of paying more in taxes next year if the city decides to borrow the money and repay it through property taxes. The additional spending, approved by nine votes to four, will bring expenditures under the 1974-75 budget to S183 million. with the Civil Service Associa- tion to discuss problems rais- ed in a brief recently presented by the association to Premier Lougheed The brief asked for a royal" commission to study all legislation affecting govern- ment employees. The CSA wants all civil servants to come under the Alberta Labor Act which would allow them the right to strike. The workers now are employed under three other acts which do not provide strike privileges. Dr. Hohol said the govern- ment is philosophically oppos- ed to giving the civil service" the right to strike, and the government has "sensed" a similar attitude among many Albertans EDMONTON (CP) Repairs to the flooded-out sec- tion of the Alberta Resources Railway in northwestern Alberta should be completed by the end of October, a railway spokesman said Tuesday The provincial government owns the railway, which is operated by the CNR. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) INSTALLATION FURNACES 1709-2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 RAY CHARLES MINI-VACATION PACKAGE HERITAGE INN. GREAT FALLS. 3 Days 2 Nights (Friday evening through Sun- day VIP Reserved Seats to Ray Charles Show. Per Person (with children un- der 12) Double Occupancy. Per Person (without children) Double Occupancy. INCLUDES: Luxurious room, 3 days 2 nights. VIP reserved seat for each adult guest to the Ray Charles Show. 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