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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IFTMHBlnr.c Ariril IZ, John Ikeda clieclcs temperature in hand-built kiln. Local potter's shop is unique a Ily MAHl.KM-: I'OOKSIIAW llrnild Slaff IVrilcr seefe names for south Alberta highivays By RUDY KAVGENEDKH I Herald Slalf Provincial Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne ivilJ soon be under renewed pressure La change the identification of southern AlberLa highways From numbers to names. The RCMP Centennial Coor- dinating committee High- way 4 between CoulLs and Lelh- bridge and Highway 2 between Calgary and Fort Maclcocl re- named lo the Whoop Up Trai] and Macleod Trail. An earlier effort by the Tra- vel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta proved fu- tile, with Mr. Copilhornc totally rejecting the Idea. The CCC would and would attract more tourisl traffic into tins region. The highways minister's re- jection was based primarily on the cost of changing signs, name change propon- ents say would be negligible. clay night, attended by about Social Credit government. Numerous precedents where previously-numbered highways which now have names, were cited at Tuesday's committee meeting. Others, il e not official- ly listed on maps by names, are known by the cabinet min- isters, including Mr. Copithorno, by their adopted names. Even the highways depart- ment refers Lo them by namo instead of number, it was pointed out. Through getting the support of communities and local MLAs, the group feels sufficient politi- cal pressure can be applied to Mr. Copithorne to change his mind. The highways minister's col- league, Tourism Minister Boh Dowling, has expressed verbal support for the idea. Of the recent rejection, HIP committee feels it is another case of nothing getting done lor southern Alberla until there has 1 been some "armtwisting." Tarleek new chairman of iff the idea. :CC argues such a move Jpnt d not involve much cost The first annual meeting ofj sihilily of Canada's losing the Lelhbridge branch of the Committee for an Independent Canada was held at Sven Erick- sen's Family Restaurant Tucs- The commiUee will approach the various communities strad- ting both highways am! obtain Britten support for their idea. A similar venture four years ago, showed complete support treasurer; of the idea by the communities, secretary; thaiman; 20 persons. Executives elected lor 1972 were Robert Tarleek, chair- man; Dr. Eugene Falkcnberg, co-chairman; Ted independence. Lost year. but was rejected by the then Highlanders' reunion set Carol Bill Skellon, past Dr. Mark SandL- The 10th Batallion, Calgary- Highlanders' Association an- nual reunion and dinner will be April at the In Calgary. Featured speaker for the re- union will he Brigadier General Charles Hamilton, commander of the 1st Combat Group. An annual meeting will fol- low a special church April 23, lands, research officer; Marion Dormaar, research secretary; John Hammond, strategy and action committee chairman; Georgic Harper, education and publicity committee chairman; I John Insley, finance committee chairman. The CIC movement is .still very much iti its infancy, Mr. 'alllscr Hotel Tarleek, a teacher with Wilson Junior High School said. The I.elhbridge branch, nfler one year of operalion, has less than 20 members. Mr. Tartcck said one of his prime concerns is a membership drive. As the name suggests, the CIC is concerned with the CIC collected signatures nationally in a petition (o Prime Minister Trurteau, expressing concern over foreign domina- tion of Canadians' cultural and economic life. Mr. Skelton said Barbara D.iprato, CIC national executive director, Mill visit April 25 and will hold a public meeting that night at Erick- sen's. John Ikeda, is the owner of Studio One at 2110 5th Ave. N., and o local ailisl-luriicd- irofessional wlio plans lo slay local. His studio opened in July, I9T1 and his pottery is already being sold in most of the major centres in Canada. The shop is ho only one o! its kind in soulli- crn Alberla. The first showing in Ills new studio will be held this weekend an experiment "to see the inimmt of interest in this type of John said. If Ihe re- sponse is good, another showing will be held in the [all. John is a former student of Winston Churchill High School and a graduate of the Univer- sity of I.clhbridgc. He took a three-year V of L course in four years, spending the extra time on additional ceramics courses and electives. Neither of his plans of at- tending graduate school or studying under an internation- ally-acclaimed potter material- ized, but he finds work "the best teacher (or me." "School is good because of the stimulus provided by other students and professors. You learn a lot and create a lot. and you grow, but sometimes work- can be a better teacher." His preference leans lo attend- ing private workshops he finds them shorter and more beneficial than graduate school. "But that's looking too far ahead right he said. His work is sold in band- craft shops and boutiques in Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, Vancouver, Toronto and Mon- treal. Retail prices range frotr for coffee mugs to SIG for and for casseroles and leapots, ''With pottery YOU have lo sell not only good work, but a lot of it to insure an adequate income it's not like painting where a single finished product is sold for a large be said. He had looked for a partner lo pel up shop with him and help out financially, but was unsuccessful and decided to go ahead on his own. He referred Lo a list of 900 i Alberta potters, bolh amateur and professional, published by the department of culture, youth antl recreation Most are from Calgary. "Nro one in (he cultural af- fairs department knows much about what's going on m south- cm Alberta no one down here has ever exhibited on a provincial or national be said. Jolrn hes always lived In southern Alberta and plans to slay. "I like Lcthbridgc and 1 don'l want to move unless I'm forced to. Big cities are all the same just pavement, people, traf- fic and neon signs." He disagreed mth the, idea that you have to move to a big city to become a success "an artist can create in any envi- Irip.s lo Caluui'v and Vancouver to make his work ;tl mere out lots. Jotui orders most of liis clay 'rom Medicine Hat. ami some clay and glaze supplies from Edmonton and Ontario. The studio undergoes a com- plclc turnover of his every I'.i lo Iwo months, lie was nol sure exactly how much work he produced, but added, "no matter bow many I do, it's never enough." !fo found (he best way to run [first hut business Is beginning the studio was lo (real iL as j Met now." any other business. "It's (he only way you can meet com- mitments." lie said, "it was rough nt His show and sale of his work v.-ill be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday (luring commer- cial business hours in hla stu- dio. Decorative pottery is on display. Most work is functional portery. City has portable 200-bed hospital JL JL Effective April 10th Our Phone Number HAS BEEN CHANGED CONNECTING ALL DEPARTMENTS SALES OEPT., SERVICE DEPT., PARTS DEPT., AND USED CAR DEPT. Chevrolet Oldsmabile Junior Achievers cily Representalivcs of the local junior achievers formally thanked city council Monday for the use of Ihe cily liall an- nex as the junior achievement ccnlrc. A spokesman for the achiev- ers invited council members a ml the gcner 'A 1 pviblic I o an open house at the cily hall an- ronmcnl." lie found one of the problems in the six months it took him to get properly set up in his studio lo he just getting used to working on his own after being vvilh other students. Because of the kiln, which he constructed himself, he was forced to choose his shop loca- tion in a different district the industrial, rather than com- mercial downtown area. His studio is di riried into workshop ;iml display areas, with his office work done by Joan MacDonahl. He was assisted in operating the studio by a short-term Can- I ada Council grant of S750 plus travelling allowance, lie plans By L.ATIUY DENNF.TT HrraJtl Staff Writer There is a c o m p I e L c I y- i mij( Lethbndge is one of the "The unit Is now available for sites in Alberta chosen for sLor- use in any calamity which re an emergency hospital suits he The positioning of the stor- npc sites was by population density arid proxim- i ity to a possible blast area, said iti many said. A unit such as tlie one in post office is crated in 524 boxes and weighs 21 Ions, II may eas- ily be transported on three-ton and half-ton trucks. The l.ethhridge unit is valued at about It would re- quire 263 staff personnel to op- crate it on a 24-hour-a-clay ha- IF.IS. The staff should include 11 1 doctors, 34 nurses, laboratory j technicians, x-ray technicians I and olhcr support workers. I In emergency situation tho unit could be assembled and operated in a local high school, or even the civic cenlre. Each unit is equipped with 200 beds, an x-ray machine anil its function cer Society poster contest which powcr Reneralor, laboratory Tgcncy medical involved Grades 4, and 8 at j cquip m e n tj operating room and equipped 2GO beet hospital in "dge that hopefully will never be staffer! or used. The hospital equipment slored in a basement room of the post office, to create "Ihc capability of supplying emcr- gency medical aid in the event of an atomic war or natural j said Aaron Mann, as-] sistant director of Emergency Heallh Services for Alberta. Emergency Heallh Services is a federally funded organiza- tion which was formed in 1952 to provide care for survivors of an anticipated atomic holocaust. As the threat and fear of an nJl out atomic war subsided, EIIS changed providing cmei _ care and facilities lo survivors' '.be elementary level anil junior posters win Prize winners linve been an- nounced for Ihc Canadian Caii- ned on as federal funds allow and inspections of the storage rooms, crales and waterproof sl.orapo .ire carried out on a regular basis. "The purpose of each unit Is only to supply a facility (or emergency medical aid in fin arcEi no such facilities exist or have been Mr, Manu said. "The transpor- tation, fahricr.Iion and staffing of such a unit relies on the help of volunteer workers.1' One nf the greatest problems faced by the Emergency Health Service is the attitude of com- plete oblivion taken on by many persons involved in an emer- gency situation. The unit is good only as Jong as there are peopla available and willing to staff il, Mr. Mann of all disasters, natural or man- and senior high schools at the made. storage apparatus and stretch- 1 CM.llA needs volunteer The Canadian Mental fiealth Association, southern Alberta rc'fjion. says il a tcrr driver for the Monday af- ternoon bowling program for ncx Wednesday niRht ami lo a psychiatric patients. trade fair at the Centre Village Mall Salurday. Falconer honored by council City council paid tribute Mon- day lo Bill Falconer, who re- signed Friday as the safety of- ficer and emergency measures co ordinntnr for the city. Mayor Andy AmlerFon attri- buted the "remarkable safety record city lias Iiiul in the past several years" to city rrn- nauunitMJi. ui !fiuipmcnl is car-1 1 senior ors blankets. I The conlcsl was open lo all i Conlinual replacement of oh- j students from these grades who solelc medical equipment is car- j i resided in the Lclhhridgc dis-; triet of the cancer society. j Winning posters have been Fubmilted in Ihc provin c i n I competition lo be held in Cal gary. I Elementary grade winners are: Camilla Kahn, 11; Cathy Jones, id; Joy Stcphnrc. II; and TaniBuclii, 10 Charlenc J3arva, 11, honorable mention. Other winners are: Harry Grolen, 13; Connie Tbompson, Susan llnrbers, 11; Diann Calclwull, M; Funk, II; Ted vStilsnn, 14: Ilimiin flinty ltli to-opnrntion with initialed by Mr. pro- Four injured A lolal of four persons injurofl and damage re- sulted when cars driven by James Edward Toone, 2003 2M Avc. S. and D. of Picture Rutte colli'led nt Ihe intersection of 191h St. nnd Tlh Avc. S Injured in the nccidenl were: Daiirl Clarke, 1M7 15th St. S., Handy, 21sl St. S., Henderson Lake Boulevard and James Ed- ward Toone, driver ol one of tlic cars. A cily police official said all injuries xvere minor and no medical Ircalmcnt was required following an examination. This is a weekly program quiring the drive lo pick up pa- tienls at the Muni- ripal Hospital and (akin" them I to the Capri Bowling Lanes. Interested persons should; telephone 327-0100. ploycc grams coner, Mr. Falconer, who was a cily employee from has taken a job as forest fjiifirdian at the Castle River Forest Hc.scrvc west of Pinchcr Creek. He was presented a pair of binoculars by Mayor Ander- son on behalf of Ihn city, CORRECTION Kdward Kelson of Lethbridrje, rat T. Starrenberg as stated in a Herald story Satur- day, reserved his plea to a charge of possession of can- nibus rosin when he appeared in Lcfli bridge magistrate's court Friday. KCMP failed to supply Mr. Nelson H'iLli an nnalysis report before his court appearance and Ii2 v.a.s rcnicmlod for oitu week. Friday The last lecture in the cnr. rent China lecture series, with Chester Honning as featured speaker, will lie held at (he Uni- versity of Lelhbridgc new lec- ture theatre Friday at 8 p.m. Mr. nonninp. a retired Cana- dian senior diplomat born in China, will speak on Mao's New Men, dealing ivifli the i nko, JC; GayJe Vnrzari. 17: and bridge pleaded fiiiJlty tn po.ssc.s- Marylin 1U. Honnrnblc'! sinn of two small, brass "hash'1 Fnl- nicniions nrc: Steve Corko, and was fined SiliO. i.uanne jNngo, J3; SbirJey Karl- The Herald regrets any in- (eldcr, 15; anci Sasvcrs, convenience, cruised Mr. Molson IS- I by Ihe error. Lcondart Starrcnberg of l.cth- i eal aspects or Iho Communist giant, A resident of Camrosn, Mr. Ronning will also be one of the recipients of honorary doctor- ales at tlie (J of L spring con- vocation. n-iaiis Wilson home and school meets at 7 meet Frida The Wilsrm J u n School home and school elation will meet tonight at 7 o'clock in Ihc school auditor- ium. Parent teacher conferences on report cards Issued March 27 will be held, and musical en- tertainment will bo provided by music students. Refresh- ments will be available. A meeting of (he Tethbridsc Natural History Society will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the Bowman Arls Cenlre. Fcalurcrt .speaker Sylvester o r High I Smoliak will on nativn grasses ol southern Aliicrla. Field trips planned hy the so- ciety include Six Mile Coulee, I April 23; Kclio Lake. May 7; Animal Diseases Institute, May 14; Ilui'mis Beauviii.s Lake, June 4; and Milk River-Lost Hivcr area, June 2i. A trip to Walcrton on Sept. I 10 will open the fall season. UCAIR CELEBRATION Sponsored by LETHDRIDGE AND DISTRICT CO-ORDINATING COUNCIL UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA The Cc-crdinoling Council helps (o integrate and give leadership to regional programs of United Church congregalions in Lelhbridgc and in Chinoc'< Co-aperativa Parish in many communities around (he o.m.-MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE Speaker. REV. OR. A. C. FORRE5T. editor, United Church Observer Muslc-Comhincd choirs led by Mr. W. RALIY presenting Church Mission aclivily Canada nnd Overseas Chairrnon-REV. ALBERTA BALDEO, Speakers, REV. DR. R W K ElllOTT, MR. RALPH MILTON Music by McKllLOP CHURCH JUNIOR CHOIR p m.- YOUTH ESRVICE Music by "THE GOSPEL SINGEHS, Kclowna, 6.C Speaker, Dr. A. C. Forrejl and others LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 1972 Sec Ihe "Activities and MIssfon Displays" open tO a.m. lo 8 p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME Brfng ths family wilh your Punch Enjoy the day ;