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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jjlana f erry A. E. CROSS invite you to invite us to your wedding! PHONE The Lcthbridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, April 3, 1970 PAGES 15 TO 26 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPU Pass Towns Join Forces On Highway Realignment By JIM MAYB1E Herald SUH Writer BLA1RMORE The pro: posed realignment of Highway through the Crowsnest Pass appears to have stirred 'Pass councils to action and to a solidarity, which has been no- ticeably lacking. At a meeting here Thursday night of council representatives and from from BeUevue, Frank Blarmore and planners ANTWOLlimONlSTS SHOW FEARS An unident- ified anti-potlutionist talks "one who heed warning about the dangers of pollution." The demon- stration took place ct the College Shopping Mall and was in conjunction with.the pollution teach-in this weekend at the University of lethfaridge and'Winston Churchill High School. The teach-in got under way this morning at 9 o'clock and runs all day today and Saturday at the U of L. The teach-in moves to Winston Churchill for Sunday after- noon sessions starting at noon. -____ the (Hdman River Regional planning Commission it was decided a further meeting is to be hekd April 13 to develop a brief to be presented to UK provincial highways depart- ment, outlining the 'Pass views on the proposed realignment. Planners outlined the prov- ince's proposed highway re- alignment through .the 'Pass and asked the council reps for their feelings on the proposal. The plan had been outlined to the Cdeman council earlier in the week. The various 'Pass councils are to prepare separate briefs on their feelings regarding the proposed realignment for pre- sentation to the April 13 meet- ing. It was suggested that at that time the briefs could be compiled into one submission from all the 'Pass communities, giving it more weight, and then submitted to the highways.de- partment. The planning commls s i on would also submit a brief to the highways department out- lining its views on the realign- ment, adding even more weight to the 'Pass brief. -The proposed realignment would wipe out about in assessment in BeUevue, Frank and Blairmore alone, ac- cording to preliminary figures presented at Thursday's meet- ing. Several hundred thousands of dollars worth of facilities would also be disturbed am disrupted. According to the propose! realignment several residences in the communities would be eliminated, two-thirds of Frank' assessment would be eliminat cd, the highway would cu through Blatrmore's eastern residential area swinging nort through the golf course and wild cut north near the new ugh school at Coleman and swing around the north side of own. The highway would be de- igned for high speed and vnere it cuts through a town t would be fenced, necessitat- ng overpasses or underpasses. The meetng suggested it would x belter to realign the high- way to the north, cutting off to :he north at the east end o Bellevue and joining the pres ent alignment at Coleman. This method would entirely miss all the communities, it was sug gesled by the councillors, anc avoid the loss c! assessment, the problem of relocating fa- cilities and the 100-odd families which would have to be re- located. Planners were fold such a route is possible to the north. REUEVES CAS PAINS 1970 VOLKSWAGENS MKED ROM NORSEMAN CAftWEKS ood PICK-UT CAMPEKS RAEWOOD My! MOTORS LTD. Comr 3rd and St. S. Car Lot Validity Questioned Word Awaited On Breathalyzers Calgary Mayor Raps Planners The joint submission to the lighways department is to be >repared at the mwHing in Frank April !3. Councillors were told that while the actual iiigrrtvay construction is not planned for lure or 10 years, the province is anxious to get the realignment surveyed now and the properly purchased. Immediate action is necessary it the communities are going to have any say in the location of the realignment, the meeting was told. If the submission fails to get the desired reaction, it was suggested a joint delegation go to Edmonton. The communities also have to know where the highway is going so they can plan for the future. Plans are progressing for consideration of an urban county form of government for the 'Pass. Councillors were told Thursday that with the loss of assessment which is likely to result from the highway re- ocation, an urban county brm of government would jring in new high industrial assessment from such places Sentinel, relieving the burden on residential tax- payers. City police are awaiting to the attorney-gener- in Edmonton con- the validity of the breatbalyMr readings may stm WESTMINSTER DRUGS St. M. 32S.7S33 Ptmw Number for Docton and 317-6W. FOR PrwcripKon IxcUmv. North Lethbrioo. Union Deafer HOURS: a.m. p.m. Monday thro rriaay Saturday 9 a.m. to p.m Sunday and rMiaayi breathalyzer test which would affect charges of impaired driving laid under the Criminal Code of Canada. 'The British Columbia Su- preme Court recently ruled that the breathalyzer test is in- valid, and charges'of impaired driving are" no longer being lad in B.C. under Section 224. 'Under Section 224 a person is charged with impaired driving when his blood-alcohol level ex- ceeds .08 as tested by the breathalyzer which is used as I proof of impairment. Under Section 222 a breath- alyzer reading is not used as pdoof of impairment. Impair- ment must be proved by other means. City Police Chief Jan.es Car- penter said today that his de- partment would probably hold off laying charges under Sec- tion 224 until the question of validity is cleared up. City police will continue to lay charges under Section 222, said, and be taken in addition to other tests for-impairment. Before the introduction of Section 224 breathalyzer tests were taken as guidelines to im- pairment and were used with other evidence of impairment to convict a person.. Agent for the a! in Lethbridge, Vaughn Harti- gan, told The Herald today that he has had no word from the attorney-general's office con- cerning the question of breath atyzer tests and charges laii under Section 224. In Edmonton; a case believe! similar if not identical to OK British Columbia Supreme Court case, is to come up in police court Tuesday. The crown in Edmonton ap- to have paths it could bllow, according to observers there. Cases involving Section 224 now before magistrate's courts could be frozen pending an ap- peal B.C. decision. The1 Crown could also con- tinue witli the cases following them through the court system should it result in an appeal based on the.B.C.- decision. Courts in Lethbridge appear By STAN FRU33T Herald Stafl Writer Mayor Rod Sykes of Calgary rapped town planners in Al- berta Thursday as he spoke to members of the Alberta As- sessors' Association tit its 10th annual convention being held in Lethbridge. He said planners' failures were not in technology but ill lie management and judge- ment of the priorities of people. Social problems are being ig- nored and town planners are only interested in the physical aspects of planning. There is nothing more impor- tant than a decent place to this is the most press- ing need today, he added. Most town planners being en- floeers are not equipped to face problems beyond then- capabil- ities. The society! we live in is a consumer society only material goods are being pro- vided when new districts are being planned Mayor Sykes kind of people. Then- age wage, number of children am the way they live are all the same. Children and adults to grow up with different types of people rich, poor, old anc young, he said. How can they when they live in this type of development On the oilier hand there are suburban developments with lots of room being built, but its hack to the same old story it needs to be paid for ai lat's where the trouble starts. bo it's back to the economic nd social class split. What is needed is integrated neighborhoods, Mayor Sykes aid. Why plant seeds of de- struction into the new neighbor- hoods. There should be new life >ut old neighborhoods. Uayor Sykes termed these as he neglected: neighborhoods. likely to be' faced with the sanre choice of paths to follow. Conflicting Airline Schedule Would See Time Air Protest said. Town planners are no equiped to grasp the problem of town growth. Segregation, Alberta style as Mayor Sykes caBed if, was his second beef against town planners. 'Alberta has planned econom- ic social segregation. By this, he meant the rich live with UK rich and toe poor live with 111 SAVE TO 60% 6N MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFIR rot MOST CARS FREE INSTAUATtON 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLRS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT 1NUTE UFFLER 509 6lh Avenue South W. J. POLLOCK QUARTER HORSE SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 4th at 7 p.m. (EVENING) On wifl U Yearlings 0 Two-Year Olds Brood Broke Geldings and Mares GOING AUCTION MARKET HIGH RIVER You and your family are non-drinkera, Ab- stainers' Insurance Com- pany can probably offer you dwelling Insurance ort lower rates than you are now paying. How are we able to do this? believe that non-drinkers are gen- erally more responsible people and are less likely to hove fires through carelessness main cause of fires. Therefore, we eon in- sure non-drinkers at a preferred rate. This means you save money with no reduction In In- surance protection. Why not compart Abstainers' premiums with your present rates now? HUNT INSURANCE AGENCICS ITD. 1201 )rf Swfk J7.-7777 W. R. (Stubb) Ross, owner of Time Aif Ltd. said he hasn't seen the Pacific Western Air- lines proposed schedule for op- eration Out of Lethfaridge, but when he does, if it conflicts with his schedule, he's going to "yen his head off'. Mr. Ross made the statement following a story yesterday whkh he said, "some people could possibly misinterpret, "H PWA schedules Bights during our peak time, then a definite threat win be posed to our operation, but it all depends upon the schedule." Regarding the situation Steve Kotch, chairman, of the transportation committee for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, said, "We prefer Air Canada to PWA for Ihe north-south Lethbridge-Calgary Edmonton run because it offers less interference to the local air lines firm. In tte opion of both Mr. Ros. and the chamber, it is in evilable that Air Canada wi be leaving Lethbridge, kavin le option for making applica- on by a regional carrier to PWA, or other airline com- lany. 'arking Heeling Sought Their sewers lave been in and sidewalks for years, anc their roads were buill a long time ago but not much money is being spent on them lo im prove their old looking condi Hon. Town planners.are taking their lax dollar and spending i on the segregated neighbor hoods. Usually the old neighbor PHARMACY FACTS From 0. C. STUBBS Have you ever heard of a "doorstep This is the term we use for the un- trained amateur who comes to your door singing the praises of a "new dis- covery not being used by medical science" you know'. the one that will "cure all your ills." These ___________pitchmen (or lUchwomen) always are, frying o sell you some kind of "cure- all" which they'either claim (or nfer) the medical profession is 'against" because "it would put them out of business." For your own sake, and that of your family, DON'T YOU BELIEVE T! In this day of medical en- jglitenment, it's often hard to jelieve or understand how thia "old pilch" still seems to work in a surprisingly large number of cases. And we then see the hoods are populated with se- nior citizens. Their homes ar paid for atd they usually hav extra bedrooms after their chi dren have left home. Som r.; fontiv UIVn nave leu nome. som contain only one serves only a small part of the population. If town planners de- veloped areas where a tome was built next to W.OOO borne, the neighbors wouK be The civic affairs commitlro of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce bav decided to ask 'or a meeting with o seek clarific: irifh city ation of council points concerning traffic situa- tions in Letbbridge. The committee, headed by Tom MacFarlane, met Wednes- day night to discuss vtriccs traffic situations which are and could adversely affect some business areas. Of particular concern to the committee is the 13th St. N situation, downtown parking fr cilities, and access to shoppin centres on Mayor Magrat Drive. person an elderly widow or widower. If some arrangement coo' for a larger wouldn't- be family, such a weallh'er made to purchase these old afraid'it houses with an easy mortgage TOuW devaluate their property, fw the young couple buying it Town planners are only con- alrf smaller dwellings built for cerned about maximum stabil- older tower cost 7 at a minimum economic risk. Finan cial toll gates are set up and the people who can't afford the price, are weeded out. Planning based on the dollar, whether it is for the rich or poor, will breed the same kind of trouble its the same kind of segregation, he added. Children need a healthy en- vironment to grow up in. Row housing and apartments are planned ghettos that surrounc the city. In most developments h'ke this, you'll find the same CLOT HACK, K.P.T., C.D.M. BLACK DENTAI I MEDICAL DENTAL' SLDO. Evvninai oy Representing ABSTAINERS' COMPANY 927-M11 K FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 Mayor UTHMIOCI SATURDAY A DELIGHTFUL EXPERIENCE IN GOURMET DINING WITH WNNHl DANCING TO THE MUSK Of THI JACK PATEY TRK> COMMENCING tOO P.M. NO COVER CHARGE) SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at ERICKSEN'S "Special Menu" SUNDAY BRUNCH SHTVW 10 A.M. TO J P.M. Phone 378-7756 sad results of waiting too long before making the increasingly important visit to a licensed physician a visit which so often shows-thai early, profes- sional diagnosis would have saved a great deal of health, lime and money maybe even a life! We like to say "Hello" to you from Slubbs Pharmacy each week. We're here at 1506 9th Ave. S., with fast, friendly ser- vice for you. Your thinking of us is always appreciated. I BRING the CHILDREN to CAMM'Sl THIS EASTER HOLIDAY FOR AN EXPERT GUARANTEED FITTING. GIRLS' DRESSY STRAPS IN PATENT and LEATHERS Misses' Strops Ties and Loafers also Sling Bocks In lone, and anliquv Brown. FROM BOYS' OXFORDS In Black Brown Leather I also Bucks. C AC Sizes 5 to 8. AT Afs0 0Mer boys' Oxfords, Ankle toots and We carry the top nome SAVAGE CLASSMATES BRAVfS and Campus Stylet NEW LOAFERS with trie higher heel. NEW WILD WOOIUYS The new Wnt look; also combination leather and MOHICANS By Greb. The new- eit Pan I Suil Look. NEW HOflO BAGS In Siredei and the New Wei look' lo match your new shoes. NIW CLOOS Navy and Whita they're healthful. CAMM'S 403 Srh Street S. SHOES I ;