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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH! Now and reduced student fares now available maximum ago 25 For further information contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The LctKbrldge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridgc, Albcrla, Tuesday, April Jl, 1972 PAGES J1T018 J7 of L will open officially Sept. By JOE MA Herald Staff Writer The official opening and spe- cial convocation of the Univer- sity of Lethbridge. will be held Sept. 22 to 24, the U of L of- ficial opening organizing com- mittee announced today. Koloff Deny, an arlisl-pliolog- rapher-writer of Medicine Hat; Claude nisscll, president of the University of Toronto; and Er- nc.st Maiming, former premier of Alberta will be awarded hon- orary' doctorates at the convo- cation. Premier Peter Luughecd has accepted an invitation to speak at a public banquet during the opening activities, said Dennis O'Conuell, chairman of the or- ganizing committee. He will be introduced by Lt.- Gov. Grant MacEwan in his ca- pacity as Visitor to the univer- U of L president Dr. Bill Beckel. Co-chairman of tbe organiz- .ng committee is Jim Dunslan, of Richardson Securities. Mike Sutherland, U of information services coordinator, serves on the publicity committee. Dr. Deckel said building additions arc sched- uled to be completed by June, and by the time of the official opening, "Micro will tie a com- his- Al- pleteness." "It will certainly be a torie event for southern Mr. Dimstan said. To be unveiled during the opening activities will be the famous sculpture Moses, a 22- foot, six-ton creation by Sorel Etrog, Mr. O'Connell said. He said M. J. McCormick of the House of Seagrams, which purchased Moses after its cxhi hilion at Expo and subse- quently donated it to the U of L, will be here for the unveil- ing MOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIOS. 740 -Jlti AVE. S. IETHBRIOGE, AlBERTA Ask about Phologtciy TKe k'ni ihol changei with the Hy HldiAKn MIJHKI! Ili'rald Stall Writer Tlie city will call for tenders immediately for private gar- bage collection and sanitary landfill operation. The city manager v.as in- structed by city council Mon- day to advertise for tenders. although there some indi- Two proposals, which private only Aldermen Tom Ferguson firms will be asked to bid cm. j and Wll Kcrgan voting with were submitcd for council con-; Aid. liaMcc' sideration. The first cation the aldermen a in favor of a city-run collection operation. MRV still 'We would also like the artist to come, hut so far we have not been able to reach Dr. Beckel said. Other notables lo attend the oflicial opening include presi dents and senior academic staff of all Canadian universi ties. Dr. Reckcl said the presi- dent of Nagoya Gakuin Univer- sity, U of L's sister university in'Nagoya, Japan, will come Mr. O'Connell said there will a labor set- j be numerous activities the pub lie is invited to attend, includ- ing an open house Sunday, ers following which the union gets CatcJli settlement .glimmers The first signs of tlement at the Lethbridge Cat- elli plant here where 58 em- ployees have been locked out Sept. 24. since April 4 were announced by the Canadian Food and Al- lied Workers Union, local 1115. Tuesday. Norm LeClaire, the CFAW agent said, Catelli has request- ed a meeting with the union for Wednesday morning. Neither side has been in- volved in negotiations since the union rejected a conciliation board recommendation last month. Prior to the announcement both labor and management in- sisted the other initiate the first action towards reopened nego- tiations. Calelli locked out tlie work- strike vote members ac- cepted by an overwhelming ma- jority. Mr. LeClaire suggested there was "politicking" in a provin- cial Labor Minister Bert Hohol comment in the legislature that bis department may step into the dispute to "sort out the is- sues." Mr. Hohol said the labor de- partment bad been in touch with both of the disputing par- ties. Tlie company is reassessing its position, the labor minister said. The department of labor has yet to make any contact with ihe union since the lockout be- gan, Mr. LeClaire said. The union wants a 70-cent- perhour pay increase over a two year period. Employees have been working without a contract since Jan, 1. Any government assistance in re-solving the dispute "will be reference to (hi- proposals at the meeting came with Alderman Baslcdu's motion that the city continue nj operate the garbage collection and sanitary landfill. That resolution was clc-featecl I bv a six to three margin '.'.iili Fair board grant of The Herald Legislature IJnreau EDMONTON The Loth- bridge Exhibition Association and Fair Board received ap- proval lor a provincial grant Monday up from 000 originally budgeted. Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer announced the grant following questioning by Dick Gruenwald (SC Lelhbridge West) during the spending esti- mates debate for the agricul- ture department. Dr. Homer said the Letli- bridge exhibition received sup- port from tlie government he- cause of its value in promot- ing agricultural products. Another in the series of sieps to provide local motorized re- cualional vehicle users with some property on which to run their machines was taken by city council Monday. eight partisans sat through a discussion of the sub- jfct to hear council instruct the city solicitor to comment and advise on the city's legal re- sponsibilities in the matter. Those comments will come at a later meeting, "as soon as possible." "The question is not being shelved by Alderman Steve Kotch said, we intend to do something about it." services director said the city is Aid. nastcdo said the city has "dfiu." a giwl job in the years gone by and can continue to do at slightly higher cc'bl." The future of Ihe city em- ployees now working on gar- b.iKo collection concenic'd Aid. Kergan. He said the city has 15 employees "v.in> are not gua- ranteed a if a p'.-ivale firm over the operation. City Manngur Tom Nutting disputed the claim saying the eiroloyees would guaran- teed another city op- rration if tncy arc unable to get a job with the Mii'cessful bid- der. lie reminded the aldermen he w-as aski'd by them clnriiu; budget discussions to call for tenders. AM Tom Ferguson said the of tlie city is "doing an excellent Tlie whole question boils down to money.' he said. Who would pay for tlie properly? I of these vehicles can Cutting said. He went further to say the use of MRVs is "incompatible Hh urban living" and that some of the job In terms of operational costs, 'there ,vhich the c son said. lender. and suggested if the MKV users "ask us to set aside some land that Ihe city already owns in the coulees, we should do .so and let them beat the hell out of it." to compare sald' A 1 d. Vanghan nothing naw with ity can compare its Aid. Vera Fcrgu- iy putting things out have something ourselves ilembroff Community Bob Bartlctt negotiating with the Lelhbridge was reminded hy Mr. Country Club for some land in i Cutting that council liaci ruled the river valley which could be I mlt lrie coulees for MRV use. for MRV operation. An-1 Alderman Vcra Fcrtru.son lenders should tie call- ed for. but was sceptical about private firms. If the ation present landfill oper- example of what private enterprise ca do, we other piece of property south of the city is also being consider- ed, he said. City Manager Tom Nutting said that property, the old Whiteney sand and gravel lot, cannot be purchased by the city. "The owner isn't even in- terested in selling because of the end he said. said the people interested in cvles and dune can't accept that level of com- IK'tenre in either landfill or col- v.ho are really i lection." he said, racing motor- The landfill operations will go Impgies have i out to tender because the con- successfully organized them- tract with Dispose-All Services selves" and have land to race for that job has been termin- ated. Mr. Nuliinp said If the city The rest of the vehicle own- ers. who are unorganized, their scooters definitely slie said. CIC exec here April 25 The executive director of the Committee for an Independent Canada. Mrs. Barbara Daprato, will visit I.elhbridfie April 25 in the course of her Western Ca appreciated1' after some effort i tees. nadian lour to '19 CIC commit- consulting with ttie has been made, he said. inion Sat., April 1 1 p.m. For The A11.no Campbell Singers Mcmy unusucif ilems not cjonernlly found cit ciuctions SPONSORED BY Southwest Auction Services 2508-2nd Avo. N. Mrs. Daprato is expected to hold a public meeting during one-day visit, said Bill Skclton. chairman of the Leth- bridge CIC. The CIC is holding its first annual meeting at tonight j at Sven Family Res- taiirant. I LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK a NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 MAKING THE MOST OF IT Many humans spend a lifetime trying to figure out how to escape Ihe concrete jungle of the city, with its hustle ond bustle. Perhaps they don't really have to escape after all just adapt and adopt a philosophy like this young cat appears to have done. Herald photographer Phil Faulds caught this feline blissfully sleeping beneath Ihe post office steps, in a nice, warm ray of sunshine, on a soft spot of earth oblivious to passersby on the nearby sidewalk, the cars on the road and a person overhead moiling a letter, This cat has found a comfortable spot in the concrete [ungle and is making the most of it. governs income tax preparcrs will have their offices open Sunday, April 30, to accommodate cli c'nts. bvil the majority have indicated they will be closed. April is a busy month tor ac- countants and tax preparcrs. Roy Aldons. Lelbiiridge man- ager for H and H Block Co., an ment. City will seek more money for provincial court rent Mayor Andy Anderson was cilities which the attorney-gen- instnicted by city council Moil-! eral's department uses, and on day to approach the provincial j ir.ase arrangements of between S3 and 55 a square foot. Chief Michelson calculates the city should be paid per year for the facilities. There is no payment now, aside use'was to operate (be landfill, it for would be ncressaiy to buy a S70.0IW bulldozer. The city was paying per month to Dispose-All. Hy JIM MAYBIE lie-raid Staff Writer Persons who have bad trouble in the past getting their federal income tax'returns mailed by tlio April deadline, get a re- prievc this year. nual income is received in April, must in Ihe last two weeks." Persuns who do nut file by the May 1 midnight deadline this year will lie assessed a penally of live per cent of the balance ov.ing to the govern attorney-general's office, he- fore budget estimates are ap- proved for the year, to seek a more equitable share of costs for the court room facilities here in tbe city police build- ing. Tbe subject was brought to council's attention by the board of police commissioners, which considers tbe payment made by the attorney-general's de- partment for the use of court- room facilities insufficient. In a letter to Ihe attorney- general's office, Police Chief Ralph Michelson points out that the city received a gov- ernment grant ten years ago which "is low if we are to pro- vide rent-free accommodations for the size of court operations which operate here. Surely the grant ten years ago was not intended to cover payment for these needs forever." Based on 8.726 square feet for the court room and related fa- from (lie original grant. Alderman Vera Ferguson suggested "perhaps more could be accomplished at the political level, since little has been done at (he provincial administration level." CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL B1DQ. PHONE 327-2822_____ SPALDiNG 7-PIECE Consist! of No. 1 and 3 cods, 3-5-7-9 irons end put- rer. Men's right or left hand, ladies' rigM hand and Junior ght hand. Mfg. sugg. list Spring Special, se! CALL SPORTING 327-5767 EES-J DOWNTOWN McCready-Baines Pharmacy A Friend the family can rely on! Prescription? Just Call 327-3553 We Deliver! When you're confined to bed, or [usl when you don't feel well enough to pick up a prescription call us. We deliver! "WE ARE OPEN MONDAYS" osi marked until midnight I international income tax prep l, hecanse- April 3d falls on j aration firm, .said 5U per cent of Sunday. firm's animal income is i'c- Somc city accountants and ccived in April. Tax returns are filed in two main batches, he said. "Wo can pretty well predict when people will want to file their tax returns since the pattern is much the same each year. "A heavy peak period extends from Ihe end of February, de- pending on when T-l and T-3 slips are received, lasting to March 20." Then there's a marked lull between March 20 and 31. "Peo- ple are just not interested in filing their tax returns in this period. The company has spent Ihousands of dollars in adver- tising to correct this situation, without much success." When the calendar changes over lo April, he said, business gets busy. "As a matter fact, 50 per cent of our an- McCREADY-BAINES_________ PHARMACY iTD. CHARGEX tt s ,Vi 614 3rd Avo. S. Phone 327-3555 who ho problems v-itb incnnif or anlieijKilc problems miplil be iid vised lo cunUiel their accountant or income tax proprirer nriw lo avoid Ihe li'iij.; lin (Mips, Siime acc'oimlanls Ihey UTHifd hi? closed Ihe April :10 ruldcd thai Ihey would MO back work that if lite urn! arises. Do you htive merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAl MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 722 SI. S. Phone 328-4095 ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS CUSTOM FRAMING lualily mnlcricd at low, low priccl HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 S1. SoiMri door ncrlh Si ore Hours: 9 a.m. to 5: Phone 328-1314 of Greyhound Bui Depot Won., Toes., Wed. Snf, 0 p.m. Thurs and Fri 9 a.m to 9 p.m. 1971 COLOURS Clearing out al grecdly reduced prices YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELF OFF ON EACH QUART OFF ON EACH GALLON CO. LTD. 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