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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Jet air fares well below LONDON (CP) Britain has given the nod to an unprece- dented "walk-on" jet service to North America, designed to op- erate daily with one-way fares well below The Civil Aviation Authority, the government's regulatory agency, announced its approval yesterday. The service now needs only the sanction of the United States aviation control CLOSE-OUT Starts Thursday, September 28th SAVINGS OF IIP TO body to begin operation next April 1. Under tlie proposal, passen- ers would not be able to book n advance. They would simply arrive at Airport near London, or John V. Ken- nedy Airport in New York, and purchase a ticket for the next scheduled flighl. A spokesman for Laker Air- ways, the company planning to run the new operation, said he is confident the number of per- sons who have to be turned away becasue flights are full il be small. If Laker wins U.S. approval, and most officials here believe this is almost certain, the com- pany will begin with one daily flight In each direction between London and New York in win- ter, with an extra four flights a week in summer. One-way flights in winter months will cost slightly more than Assistance grants approved EDMONTON (CP) The cabinet has approved spending J105.000 to assist residents who suffered property damage due to summer flood emergencies, it was announced today. Allan Adair, minister with- out portfolio, said Uie assist- ance grants will be calculated on a percentage of real prop- erty damage to dwellings as assessed by municipal affairs assessors, and loss of personal effects in dwellings, including renters. Earlier, government provid- ed assistance to families evac- uated during the flooding in northern Alberta and for clean- up operations. The Incredible Whatsit A space-age gadget is putting an end to "planned obsolescence" In colour TV. Meet the Haveyou overbought aproduclthat js constantly improved? Quasar Colour TV by Motorola has teen working on. it. And before you buy your first colour TV you should see it Here's what to look for. incredible thing about them is that they are constantly being improved, made simpler. And each new version fits pre- vious sets. These solid-state modules do most of the work in a Quasar ColourTV. They snap-in, snap-out, can be replaced in. minutes.....and are inexpensive. And when you eventually replace one, it will be with the newest version of itself. (Instead of buying a whole new TV, you simply replace Moto rol a h as p ioneered th is retro-fit concept. The combination of solid-state reliability with the anticipation of future technology is the heart of the Quasar System. 2. Insta-Malic ColourTunlng. One button tunes all five picture controls; colour hue, intensity, brightness, contrast and even the automatic fine tuning. So you don't have to be fiddling half the night. Again, Motorola has pioneered it. And if even has a sixth-sense to keep the colours beautiful when you change channels. 3. The Warranty. Fixed right to the back of your set, with a phone number to call if you ever need help. No fine print. No passing the buck. Only Quasar Colour TV has it. 4. The Works In a Drawer. It pulls out, so a service technician can usually checkout a problem right in your home. When that happens yourset doesn't have to go into the repair shop for a week or two. And you save a lot of money and a lot of aggravation. So don't be fooled. Insist on seeing Quasar ColourTV. And have a look at Hie incredible Whatsit. The name is unforgettable. How will you know you're buying the right set? The set will have the Works in a Drawer. (It's the only one with the works in a Quasar by MOTOROLA' Make it your first colour TV S.plemtbr 26, 1972 IFTHMIDSE HRAIB _ Quasar. Angyol's Electric 159 Main St. N. Milk River, Alia. 647-3966 Quasar Highland Electronics III 2nd West Brooks, Alta. 362-3594 Quasar, Fail-field Appliance TV Sales Ltd. 1242 3rd Ave. S. lethbridge, Alto. 328-0082 Quasar. George's Appliance! Hardware 33 8th 51. N.W. Medicine Hat, Alia. 516-1777 Quasar. Ed Sept Sons ltd. 221 N. Railway 51. S.E. Medicine Hat, Alia. 526-3771 Quasar. Imperial TV Electronics Lid. 704 14 St. Medicine Hat, Alta. 527-2346 Quasar. Campbell Electric ltd. 5328 49th Ave. Taber, Alta. 223-2241 FEATURE VALUE BUYS GP183 1971 HONDA 350 2092B 1971 PINTO (Run- about) '2150 3001A 1971 CHRYSLER 4-Dr. P.B., R., CAIr) V-O, r.o. 54775 2S62A 1970 METEOR 2-Dr. H.T. V-8, A., P.S., P.B., R.' 13250 2603A 1969 PLY. FURY FRAMED IN HAIR Conservative leader Robert Stanfield, surrounded by University of B.C. students at a question session in Vancouver, is framed in hair. (CP Wirepholo) More grain moves into Vancouver VANCOUVER (CP) A pokesman for the Grain Hand- ers' Union said Wednesday hero had been an improvement n the amount of wheat reacti- ng the port of Vancouver. Harry Kancs said 80 per cent of the grain cars reaching Van- couver in the last three days contained wheat. He said rape- seed, flax and grain screenings lad been in plentiful supply, jut ships were waiting for wheat. He recreated a complaint he had made Monday that there nadn't been sufficient work for :wo shifts of grain workers be- cause of a shortage of grain cars. He said at that time that about 600 grain cars a day were reaching the port but 750 were required to keep the grain landlers working steadily. Mr. a n c s said Wednesday he loped the situation would con- inue to improve. MYSTIFIED AT FUSS However, port manager Bill Duncan said he is mystified at the grain handling "fuss." He said ani average of 630 grain cars were arriving daily and there were 12 million bu shels of grain in storage. He said 23 million bushels of grain have been shipped from the port since Sept. 1, which was better than anticipated. He said an average 27 mil- lion bushels a month is export- ed and there is still some time to go. Mr. Duncan said 10 ships were currently in berth and an- other 12 were at anchor. There were 30 ships here Sept. 1. V-8, A., R. 2527A 1969 METEOR LEMOYNE V-8, A., P.S., P.B., R. 2565A 1968 PONT1AC 4 dr. V8, A, P.S., P.B., R S1895 2500A 1967 BEAUMONT 4 Dr. V8 M195 2598A 1966 METEOR 2 dr. HT, V8, A, P.S., P.B., R, '1350 2298B 1964 FORD 2 dr. HT, V8 A, P.S., P.B., R. Civil servants seek mediation EDMONTON (CP) T h c I Civil Service Association of Al- berta today asked the provin- cial government for an arbi- tration board to settle a dispute involving a government propos- al to reclassify tradesmen. _ Association president Bill Broad, in a letter to Labor Minister Dr. Bert Hohol, asked that an arbitration board be set up and that the implemen- ation dale for reelassification of tradesmen be suspended until the board's findings are made known. Mr. Broad said the govern- ?ment reclassification proposal is contrary to the spirit of the agreement between the govern- ment and the association. The government earlier an- nounced its intention !o re- classify the association's 800 various tradesmen to a job title of maintenance mechanic, Tuid at the same time suggested there would be a reduction in pay for future employees. Mr. Broad said the proposed rclcassification scheme reduc- ed tlie negotiation position of the 17 trades to that of two arbitrarily established groups. He added that tlie plan is of such a magnitude that it can only be successfully resolved by a third party. The association appointed Peter Freeman of the Univer- sity of Alberta as its represen- tative to Uie requested arbitra- tion board. TRUCKS 2421A 1971 FORD 4x4 V8, R. 2353A 1968 G.M.C. V8, 3sp. R 2510A 1968 FARGO 400 Army worm bill EDMONTON (CP) cost of insecticides to control the Bertha army worm out- break in Alberta's rapeseed crops this year was compared with last year, the agriculture depart- ment said today. Approximately acres of rapcsecd were sprayed dur- ing August using pounds of lannate. The worst infesta- tions occurred in east central Alberta in the. Wainwright, Vermilion and Vegreville areas. The department estimated less than three per cent of Al- berta's total rapcsoed acreage was destroyed. This year's low losses, iri spite of the heavy worm infestations, were attri- buted to "everyone being pre- pared for the outbreak." Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner said his department tested five new unlicensed in secticides to try to find an el foclivo alternative to tlio high Chassis and cab S3200 y-toxlc lannate. Two of the hemicals tested look promis- ng, he said. Edmonton borrows on Swiss market EDMONTON (CP) With no debate and only a few ques- tions, city council agreed to bor- row S11.75 million, at an inter- est rate of per cent, on the Swiss money market. Tho sale of debentures In 45-million Swiss francs will complete the city's borrowings of million lo finance 1073 capital projects. The alternatives to borrowing on the Swiss market would be to get the money in Canada at an interest rate of per cent, or on the American market, at a cost of eight per cent. __ 2594A 1964 FORD T850 13ft. Box end hoist 2405A 1955 FORD F700 Box and hoist '2250 1960 FORD F700 '3550 Box and hoiit COLLEGE MERCURY 1718 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5763 ;