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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Je erry A. I. CROSS But Man For Your WcddingF PHONI The lefhbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday. April 11, 1170 PAGES 15 TO 30 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE lANOUtT FACILITIES FOt 75 KOIU Ask Me.. fcy MAN IOWMAN upon I time an aging couple a retired farmer ad his mfe-erew body. Fred arid Mayd were 5- sanciaDy comfortable, but they had' no children, no one to keep tbrir hearts youag. One day Fred suggested to Maud, that perhaps a pet would fiB the void. So they set out in their two-ton truck the pet ricre in ton. They looked at degs and cats, eiotic fish and budgies, but none of them were quite what the couple wanted. Then the shopowner, realizing their plight, offered his" the weet': a single, wUte, male, ray bird.- The number of a ran species originally found in Eng- land, the bird was paiticubuiy affectionate toward humans, the man said, and a special favorite with defeated peitieians and spinsters over the age of 29. Fred and Maud decided they'd give the rary bird a by. They took the bird home, barely Gt into a' up a tiny cage for him. .Wall, Ifaat bird was everything they'd hoped for. They'd let bun out of bis cage for most of the day, and he'd sing for hours and (ctlovr Maud around is aw did the. household Everytime Fred sat down to watct television, the rary .would nestle .down on bis shoulder and quietly go to sleep. But an time passed, .the couple had misgivings.'Faithful and loving as the rary was, he was one ferocious eater and he was growing beyond all 'expectations. Fred buiH him a five-faot-cquare- cage, but soon the bird was bald from banging bis bead1 on the cage roof. Wben he reached a height .of six feet, they gave htm the spare room off the parlor: too long.either. The rary was now nine feet high, and when he 'sang, be blasted half the windows of the house and blew out the wood-En- tn the stove. They moved him Mo the garage, men iota the barn, but that bird kept growing. And talk about food.. He picked the silo dean of bird- iced every two days. If be didn't get enough to sit for hours outside the kitchen with bis eyes on the bread box and his beak hitched open. Finally even the ban ..was too small. The rary now 20 feet high, about seven feet acnes and the seed bffl into Fred's and Mind's savings. WeH have to get rid of the rarj, Fred said, b Maud 'tut day. Maud didn't, but .she knew it 'bad to be daae.' She called the bird out, threw bar arms a quarter way bam (that's at far ant could tod.bade bin a tearful good-bye. Nest day Fred tied htm'to the back of and: M him oot'tb'a deep coulee. Fred placed ma rary right op to me .coulee's edge, and atbod for a long time wandering if he'd be 'able to do it, Fnally, after a-lengthy fareweQ (the rary knew what 'rat was Fred nudged the bird right over the edge. Be feri without so much as a chirp. -When hi'was about batf way to be turned bb head and gave Fred a little wistful smile. Fred the smile and choked a StUe. He was beard aay, watched me bird phmmet Jtill farther down, Long Way to Tip a Rary." Sports Centre Upgrading Approved City Seeks Mousing Aid MAYWE HeraU City Hal The city is going after a piece of the 'federal government's (200 million for bousing. So far, oar? Calgary and Ed- monton, m Aberta, have been designated to benefit from the newly announced program. Friday afternoon city council authorized me mayor to con- tact federal and provincial au- thorities with a view, of pos- sibly having the program ex- tended (a Letabridge. The dty manager was asked to prepare a report for council on the relative merits of the new proposal for tow cost bousing. Mayor Andy .Anderson told council the proposal for Cal- gary and Edmonton would re- luce the mortgage rale by Cen- tral Mortgage and Housing Cor- poration from per cent to per cent, m effect, a two XT cent subsidy on mortgage interest rales. several the gymnasia, removal of windows and removal bleachers in Gym 2. Aid. Steve Kolch, me air conditioning, it take away the stinky jock strap andl? was assured by Bill Brown, department super- intendent, that the smefl was from stale air only, mat it hasn't penetrated the walb and that the air cooditwcing would remove it. la response to a request for support from Medicine Hat in its bid for toe 1973 Canadian Summer Games, council de- cided to withhold such support pending a report from the parks and recreation commis- which, it was indicated, will soon have a recommenda- i for council regarding Lelh- bridge bidding for the project. The city manager was auth- orized to acquire 265 acres of land from the provincial gov- ernment for an acre) for eventual industrial development. The property is the farmer, prisoner of war camp site in North Lethhridge. Valley Feeders Ltd. is to be offered on acre) for riverboUom property re- quired for secondary sewage treatment facilities. Amid some imder-the-brealh grumblings, council .tabled rec- ommendations from the land sales committee that the city purchase the Central School site from the school board lor and that H sell a piece of it (o Md-Lyn Inve-Hnente Ltd. for Mel-Lyn had proposed to build a eight-storey apartment building o f f i c e complex but some kind of a hitch developed and it was rec- ommended the entire matter be shelved for a week or so until Mel-Lyn decides whether it wishes to develop there or not. BEST SPEAJCH First place winner of Hie Lethbridge Optimist Club oratorical contest for 1970'Is Drew Gal- brjith. Drew topped second-place winner Tom Carter and third-place winner Don fiomanluk in a speak-off held Friday night, the contest was open to all students. The Lethbridge winner now goes on to the southern Alberta zone finals in Calgary later this month. The Calgary winner competes in the district final in Regini, and hSe final competition is in los Angeles fa choose the international chompion, who wins a priie. CUFF BLACK, R.D.T., HACK DENTAL MEDICAL DBffAJL ilflO. by 317-ltM You and your family art non-drinkers, Ab- stainers' Insurance Com- pany can probably offer, you dwelling Insurance at lower roles than you ant now paying. Haw we able to do this? Abstainers' believe (hot non-drinkers are gen- erally more responsible people and are lei; likely to have fires through carelessneii Fhe main cause of we can in- sure non-drinkeri at. a preferred r a 1 1, This mean) you save money with no reduction In In- surance, protection. Why not compare premium! with your present rates now? HUNT (NSUKANCI AGENCIES ITD. 1101 Jrf JJ 1-7777 Representing BSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY M7-M11 Diploma Earned Peter Bieni'of J1S 10 St. S., received a in computer c o n t r o electronics from the. DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois. The school it one of BeD and BOMB'S. Doctor Outlines Hazards Car Allowance Report Given By City Manager Dr. Herbert Meltzer from Ed- montisn tokd atudenui of Wilson Junior High School .Friday, 'For selfish reasons don't smoke." He was speaking on behalf of the local branch of the Cana- dian Cancer Society. HamUton and Patterson Junior High Schools were also visited. "Host people who are going to smoke at all will usually start between the ages of a to 14 years. This is the age g ro n p t am beaming he said. W i d e-spread smoking has ITIother AKC FI5H MM. Dr. S, IWi APRIL SHOPPING CHECK UST CANADIAN HJtMESS IAW OMZZIY COUNTRY LC. MCT tOOK PONDUE COOK BOOK FAW md RANCH IOOKS BRIDAL CHAPH Everything for the Spring Brides HA1F PRKC TABU tooVt ond Giffi OFFrCB ACCOUNT BOOKS COLUMNAR PADS fENS lEGAt FORMS COfYMATE DRY COPIER THUBOAY NWHT tMOffWW In V. KM PHONE 328.2J01 only Ukes place in the last 20 years. Because diseases such as lung 'cancer, coronary emphysema and bronchitis and heart disease take that lent; to develop, we are just now see- ing .the results of 'prolonged smoking. He reporled that cures b> treatment of diseases caused by smoking are v.ery few. Only five m every 100 person with sung cancer can be helped. "The only cure is prevention. Don't be said. Emphysema is the biggesl killer of all diseases but it creeps on a person so silently that roost limes they are not aware Uut it is developing SMIIEY'S PLUMBING REMODfUINO Phone 328-2174 Nothing can be done once it starts., In answer to a student ques- ioD, Dr. Mekzer said the to- xaccp industry will not stop i r o d u c i n g cigarettes im- mediately because it is impos- sible to wipe out jobs fur 000 to people. The Cana- dian government also 'makes one half billion dollars annual- y on excise tax from tobacco. "Cigarette companies have a treat responsibility to mantind n producing less hazardous smoKtng said Dr. Meltzer. Companies should be forced .0 state on cigarette Dockages the amounts of nicotine and Ur he said. "The govern- ment is the only agency strong enough to force this labelling, but government won't act un- less forced by the public." Legislation is now under way [o ban cigarette advertising. Hem-ever the campaign musi be carried further for the benefit of all peopie. Dr. MelLar said youth couU convince parents to.stop smok- sg and not listen to favorite arguments of how'long parents had been smoking therefore it was of no benefit to stop. The lining of the bronchial tubes will return to normal after approxi- mately five yean. Smoking pipes and cigars li about as safe as the non- smoker, Dr. Meltzer told anoth- er inquiring student. This is be- cause the smoke is not inhaled like cigarette.smoke. PHONE 'N' EAT Tantalizing Food Lotut Sumhiiw Fried Chkken W -Tf9VT M04C flVOTffmQ for trttn 13.00, LOTUS from M7-7W7 fcV I th. CPR Depot 1 2 m.m. II t f.m. Under the new federal city manager- has ron-routine police and subsequent bjcrease ncial program, .the mayor a report to the jueh as public gatherings, the police force increase the iid, a person earning as little. clarifying car allow- demonstrations, of the inspectors be- a year would for three city poike in- and unlawful acts called, out on the weekend )te to buy a bouse with' police are needed. is on duty and during his wo and payments of only a budget committee meet- MicfaeisoE boisrs. Events occur month. In order to accomplish this, aiming regulations have been rown out in Calgary and Ed-onion. "We should make strong rep-eeotalion to government to it if we can get some of this m Mayor last month Alderman Camm c James, protesting the amount >f mooey the city, spends on car illqwances (almost a D month for all city departments) suggested that tbe matter: of t ar allowances for three city ii inspectors be referred t tack to the police commission.' of 'aH activities where jajor crime E reporled. West frequently attends the lore lerious traffic accidents. In order to fulfill their duties te inspectors are required to Be then' own vehicles any roe of the day or night. In an mergency there is not only 'the inspectors an icrarpped to handJe or direct For the mentioned reasons be police commission approved he car allowance for. the. three nspectors, two of-whom bad not it in the past tt wai "eneraUy conceded by the bud-Jet committee members that iid. C. L. Kenwood of budget committee agreed, c Tbe 'car allowance approved vehicles or staff to use a costable .as a, car allowances are .war--anted. l ortgage and Honsuig Corpora-m, tbe federal tbe police commission, amounted to a month. In- inspector must also erve as duty officer on using agency, toH council K new. housing project money 3d been allocated to Calgary nd Edmonton only Max CoupLand has re- e reived the WO car allowance i since 1966. Tbe budget called f for inspectors Ralph Michebon and during holidays. Dur-ng this period the inspector on lury must remain in the city md be in constant contact CAN! ridge was not included. Mayor Anderson said it usa't fair that potential Leth-ridge .house .owners would ave to pay tvit> per cent more i interest rales than Calgary r Edmonton. Uttibrfdge. has' bit as much a problem as ir aa bousing B uuucemed BiH West to also receive i the car this year. The 'police force has only hree inspectors. It was suggested at the bud- get committee meeting that the police force has enough cars to pick up, the inspectors when they are needed. Aid. police station for the fun 4J lours. He -is expected to use his nrn "car for certain ptaysica in the city and al the jou'ce station. As an inspector K often is required to work nrertime for which no compensation Is your education and knowlodge much men by learning how SPEAK MORE algary or Edmonton, be said. The new housing said he doubled that the inspectors would spend increase in the city els out either a two per cent nterest rate subsidy or. S2.40 a month on the use of their personal cars for. DENTURE MOTIVATE AND INSPIRE OTHERS tjveiwueut would buy the land r lot and lease it back to business, "let alone a month." IMPROVE YOUR louse owner, "cutting his report to tbe SI. S. Mi. is much as a the city Capital Anderson said. Council decided that that Inspector Coupland lakes personal charge of DIETRICH. C.D.M- MAKE ErTECnVE DECISIONS he mayor' and city manager ire trying to get a piece of OVERCOME FEAR iction, the city win proceed irilh its tow rental public lousing project. It was also reported the government had funds to subsidize BECOME A LEADER wising.. Mr. Henwood told council HOW would be the end of the frffi CAN at least before CMHC could puppetry workshop, T dicate whether it accepted or rejected the sites the city to be followed by a drama workshop in three weeks, FREE selected for its proposed tonight and Sunday unit tow rental housing project. Buildings would be located oo three sites. Mr. Hecwood also infa'caled that four Lethbridge Bowman Arts Centre. The workshop, directed by the arts and crafts division of the provincial cultural development branch, is open to NO. J PARK PLAZA HOTEL had approached Ottawa with low cost housing proposals. Aid. Camm Barnes told council :he senior goreramento should be made aware that Lethbridge developers are probably farther ahead, than those in Edmon-ion or Calgary as far as 16 years of age and over, especially to those who will provide is puppetry, in their home locales. Sessions run today 7-16 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 and 7-10 p.m. Focal point of the wikslm) will be the construction of AGENTS FOt Tuesday, April 14 P.M. tUBINTW cost housing proposals are and marionettes, with instruction by Bob Wbyte, Tn other business council supervisor of the arts LTD. cided to bring two prospective citv solicitors to Lcthbrklffc division. Later workshops will personal interviews. The city is seeking a 'fuH-time city construction of the puppet stage, and drama and the Opening Council approved plans for the upgrading of the Civic Sports Centre and the parts and recreation partment to caH for tenders immediately. Renovations AMD ENGISH RIDING to cost all of which wit be supplied by the SERVE SOUTHERN wiM Iraki Work includes t'tr conditioning, upgrading of Are rooms, new flooring for double-comportment teptk tank wltS delivcrtd to 540-gal. h-icVIc or septic fanki. Round manhole extensions: 1 ft., 3 fl.r We've Just It. Hog slolled 10 feed trougS, or any length, rnds, Ccncrete steps with brotlitl, any sli> up to Side sfeps or Iron different do- To on atmosphere of relaxing Informality with to match steps. Reinforc ng sia'ewalk bloclti, grey you in mind, and to make yovr sitting a pleojanl riser blocks by IV- or riser blocks by 54" or Round polio stimulating or coloured. Planters, square or round, all (lies. Propane blocks, i" high or 14" high, Parking ft. Tong, complele with pros. Two-comportment tanks. fJtrrv different precast concrete listed above. We would be pleased to any ether "recast you may jLJl 1 A. 1. NORTH MAYOR MAGRATH HAVE YOU MADE APPOINTMENT 710 3rd J, CAUS-KM sHAnT JJ7-405I, v ;