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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jerry A. E. CK3SS JLtJ. TOUtSOAY B TUOOtfS" DAY 327.U73 The Uthkidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, April 21, 1970 PAGES f TO 18 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE IANOUCT FACIUT1IS FOI 75 KOPU Transient Youth Hostel Gains Council Support Lekttridcc dty council MOB- toy agreed to co iMtrng i location for aWeat youth hostel ior A delegation of about 30 per- son fed by Kenneth W. general Mercury of the Young Htos' Christian Association in Letiftridge met with council to seek support of its search for accommodation for: the Intel. "We're not asking [or funds at tfaai time, but the Immediate for the hostel, a builoV said.Mr. Spence. "This type of service is becoming more BcportSBt for all the, young people who. arc moving across Canada during the suuv "Host of them need accom- modatjon and many need a plate to cat." Mr. Speoce said the YWCA bifetted 72 girls aged 16 to 24 last summer and the Sa-vaton Army served 517 young people. "Over the past few the figures for list summer have already been be said. University of Lethbridge bousing director Dwight Jen- sen believes accommodation for 10 to 20 persons could be found on campus' during Mar and June, with travellers buy- ing meals from the Lethbridge Community College, Mr. Spence said. Campus rousing facilities Food Complaint Filed Replies from Lethbridge Community College officials an- swering Aid. C. W. Chicbester's past complaints that ICC ca- tering services, offer unfair competition to legitimate food cehcd by council, w-hich for pro- viding the addrtiooal.informa- tion. AH. Chkhester had said res- cafes and other com- mercial food caterers pay prop- erty and taies, and fees to'the city before thiey can legally operate, while the LCC food services department and other organizatioos pay noth- ing. said LCC and other or- ganizations.were directly com- peting with the legitimate busi- ness enterprises by offering their food and catering services both on and of! Ifaeir properties, creating unfair competition for the licensed caterers. Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of LCC said a certain amount of catering is necessary for the graduation of commercial oook- This qualify ing essential, to them for their LCC and the final years of their apprentice- ship _at SATT. Veflin R. Olsen, food service manager xt LCC, said the class has catered two smorgasbord banquets, and one cold plate luncheon. AH three .were dif- ferent types of operations that the students wiB be confronted with when they leave the col- ege: in answer to the statement by Aid. Chichester about un- paid student'labor, -Mr. Olsen said every student on the' preparing and serving, is paid at the rate of per hour. merit City council Monday turned down a motion that would give old age pensioners a per year taxation, hot will likely press the provincial gov- ernment for a special OAP sup- plemeiit. .Jibe motion presented by Ald- erman C., W.. Chkhester: _ some .-councillors suggested, was, only skirting the issue and ignoring most of the causes. AH. ChJAeMer-said. the re- bate' wodld era. tor. "jafhiionary caste of which school taxes are a par- ticolarry onerous charge from which they receive no ben- He said it -would. amount to increase in the pensioners' monthly income, since it would be that much less they would have to pay in property tax. City sonata Fred Pritcbard told council be thought the mo- tion was'illegal under terms oi the Municipal Taxation Act which would disallow any form of specialized tax rebate to sel- ected citizens. Aid. Chichester said according o '3 letter he bad just received rorn the Alberta attorney-gen- eral's office, council could grant me rebate. Mr. Pritcbard.suggested .the only final.answer to the legal- ity of the grapt .would be the courts. refuse to .hide behind, the fnm-flam if the law and whether or not our city solicitor is objected Aid -t want equity' need help'', not "One of me fallacies mat must be cJeariy exposed it. the sug- gestion that if you have no chil- dren' you no longer benefit from AM. Anderson said. "The Economic Council of Can- ada says that for every dollar you put into education, you gel eight back. "And what about widows, anc other large low-income groups who suffer from high taxes anc need some form of tax be aefced. "AH poor people some assistance, and we can' select one group to give it to. "But all of these people, whe- her. or not they can afford the education taxes in- became if, we are to keep this country Heed eduoatxnal ser- ices." i Mayor Andy'Anderson said be Aid. OmiKsters notion because "it doesn't go warty far enough. We have to would not be available during July and August due to the summer session at the univer- sity. Mr. Spence said the concern- ed agencies Jachide the YMCA, YWCA, department of youth, Canadian. Mental Health A s- ncialion, the Lethbridge Fam- ily Service, Lethbridge Preven- tive Social Services, Lethbridge City Police, Lethbridge recrea- tion department, Kiwaots Club and the Interfatth Committee. Quoting a Canedian Welfare Council report he said first-aid and emergency hearth care should be available aod readUy- accessible. t A network of crias oriented travellers' aid services, avail- able to all age grcrrs, should be established ic the major cities, staffed by professional caseworkers with good diagnos- tic skills. The report also urges social workers be assigned to hospi- tal emergency wards on a 24- hour basis. Brian Brinfiey, a Lethbridge student, suggested the youth centre would serve as a coffee house, doubling as a meeting place for' and ac enter- tahment area for small con- He saiG the 'hostel would be for transient youtli with low cost or free sleeping and eating facilities: _. AS 3D i iflrantt CGOuC, uK hostel would provide profes- sional assistance including legal'aid, medical aid for physi- cal aod drug crisis, and prof esskmai counselling. He said it would stso serve as :an information ,centre .on Other than the builaug, Mr. Speoce said the most presang need was for total community -r-.----- program. and espedaCy, hwshly cria> SIX DEAD CATTLE IN OLDMAN RIVER, UPSTREAM FROM CITY WATER INTAKE Wednesday Named Earth Day By Students Of Continent has to come uwu other levels of government, who can afford it better than we Mayor Anderson said. think Alberta seeds a supple- mentary system similar to the one B.C. has, which gives the pensioners f 130 a to an adequate income. "This ISO grant we're talking about would only give them about a month more, than they get now." Aldermen Chichester, Joe Balla and Vera Ferguson sup- ported the limtJM. i several scores. "The issue of bar and cloth- ag is} fantastic, but very real. In-marking down the value of Jersonal appearance, youth has bit one of societys' sensitive be said. Some response from local areas has been pledged for funds but moist at the money would be sought throujgi a re- quest to the Lethbridge preven- tive social services branch. Tax Sale October 30 The annual city lax sale for 1970 will be held Oct. 30, city council decided Monday, In- R. AKROYD PIUMIING-HEATING GASRTTTNG ITD. 2634 21ft An. t.' PHONE 32I-21M FREE ESTIMATES duded win be aD proDcrty showing tax arrears to March 31, 1969. Property at a tax sole is soid for a price submitted by tender to include an tax' ar- rears and penalties owing. The price must be higher than a re- serve bid offered by the dry, this year set at 150 per cent of the assessed property value. LAND SALES Multi family development sites were offered at an acre Monday night by city council, as it approved a rec- You Haven't Tasted Anything Until You've Tried Our ALBERTA ROAST BEEF ON A TOASTED SESAME BUN Only availabh HI at Erkkxn's Takt-Ovt located at 1705 M.M, Drive Visit the COLONEL! TAKE HOMI Kentucky Fried Chkkm Polcilo CoU Slow 1 Mocoroni SQIQQ SVEN ERICKSEN'S FINE FOODS t PASTRY SHOP Owner Mayor Mafratti Orfo, 3rd Avwnw Swrii Plmw nt-4161 1705 Mayor Magratn 321-7751 argument, Charge Dropped oaanendatiori from Hs land sales committee that B and H omes (Edmonton) Ltd. be of- ered an option for the sum of ,000' to purchase four prop- erty blocks in the Lakeview ubdmsion. If the firm buys the property wffl be required to build {Mrtments or townhouses on land, with of a minimum unit by Aug. 1970 and complete Hs devel- pment by June .om. SITE After a lengthy oundl did nothmg land sales committee recom- mendation that the old prison- er-of-war camp site be sold at an acre serviced with water rrains, sanitary and storm sewer, roads and railway spurfines. The site has been zoned as an ndustrial ptrrk, and Mayor Andenon told council a major developer is seeking land in the city, but UK bod sales com- nitiee needs a offer he company, Aldermen argued the merits of a fixed seffing price versus a negotiable selling price (or the J, tat resotve therr differences, resulting m defeat of a motion accepting the sell- ing price. The matter could be with again at the next regular council meeting. The city dropped one of Lethbridge of two charges permit because was under non against Enerson Motors Ltd. in magistrate's court Monday. The charge dropped was one of failing to comply with con- ditions of a temporary develop- ment permit for Enerson's downtown car lot at 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S., on the grounds that the Municipal Planning Commission had DO authority- to grant a temporary development the property .._ ____ conforming nse. This rendered the permit invalid. The other charge, that of us- ing the former Burger Baron property at 7th Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive for purposes which were not perm i 11 e d un- der a city bylaw, was remand- ed until April 27 to hear argu- ments presented by the crown and the defence. The counsel for Enerson's said the wording of the charge discloses no offence known to law and maintains the bylaw was ultra vires (beyond the city's power of By JIM WILSON Herald Staff Writer Wednesday has informally been declared Earth Day in Canada and the United States by.student proups from univer- sities, colleges and high schools and is. .a day set aside to make people look at the grow- ing pollution problem around them. seen almost everywhere one looks, and antir pcQbtioc groupiSare (springing up everywhere to combat .the increasing masses of dirty air and dirty gar- bage that, is slowly burying the cities. Lethbridge'is no exception to the problem of pollution, as its residents and industries coiv tinue to produce more garbage aod 'spill more, harmful ma- terials into the 'water and the air than nature can clean out The picture above' shows six dead cattle that sat in the Old- man River for up to two weeks before they :were spotted April 12 by a' University of Leth- bKl'ge student, Mavis Gillott on a hike.. The picture was taken by Winston Churchill High School teacher Mai Owes. The small size of Lethbridge doesn't protect it from being directly affected by pollution: the cattle, one of which bloated so badly- it exploded, were just one mile upstream from the but It hits home when it's a local problem. More and more non-return- able bottles and cans, plastic bags and cigarette filters fitter the streets and debris and indescribable, muck have polluted Henderson Lake Gty Minister Re-Elected Head Of South Presbytery Rev. Brian mrnister at McKillop: United Church, was re' elected chairman of the South Alberta Presbytery at its annual meeting in MediciDe Hat. Mrt. Lois Jacobson, Scandia, was elected .secretary; William Lokier, Scandia. re elected treasurer. 'Lay delegates elected to the executive were Mrs. Ivan Mey- ers, Coaldale, and Norval Shut- Ueworth, Brooks. Dr. Bruce Johnson, Medicine Hat, was for the po- sition of president of the Albef- ta Conference of the United Church. Dr. Johnson formerly city's drinking water intake. The cattle have been moved to the riverbank now, but high water time is approaching and if they're not corKpletely re- moved they could be r-ck in the drinking water. University o( Lethbridge biol- ogist Paul Lewis, a board mem- ber of Pollution Control-South- ern says the. biggest problem bis group faces in Lethbridge is an uncaring pob- 1k: no one is really wining to act personalty to combat pollu- tion. If anyone saw the cattle be- fore Miss GilW. did, they either did not report them or the au- thorities they spoke with did nothing about it. The sight is a common one in the spring, farmers say, and more small groups ol dead cat- tle can be observed at other points upstream of Lethbridge Youth Hurt In Collision A Lethbridge youth Roy Ches- ter Pocza of 421 Mft St. S. re- ceived minor injuries Monday when the motorcycle he wa riding collided with a car at the intersection of 8th St. and 4th Ave. S. Driver of the car was Henry P. Vogt of 121 Dieppe Blvd. Damage was estimated LfTMMIDOf RtflnOCRATION ITB. AW JW-433J HACK, R.D.T ICK KNTAl U MHHCM MNTAL MM. OMA Svfvnhm m-tm McCJBAOY-MMES PHARMACY LTD. 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He has worked closely youth in the Foremost Pas oral charge. Key. Dave Hon ett, Milk River, will act as in- erim moderator. and killed fish; yet Bttte changes except that the man of the pollution increases. 'On Earth Day, we everyone cares just a little, and looks around to see bow dirty our world has become, even in Prof. Lewis said. "It's the people. who will have to start cleanup." And the dead cattle stffl stt on the Oldrcan River's bank, across from the gravel island 'or aD to see arid are below ligh water line. >Ml PrvKripflon Max Factor and DM larrr Delivery 9 a.m. to 9 Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundoyi and ATTENTION FARMERS STOCKMEN! 2x8" 2x10" 2x12" FIR DIMENSION PRIME unimr GRADE RANDOM LENGTHS I (deal For: Stocfcpwu, Corrah and almmt any ohW farm Cnn ripped to yovr WHILE STOCK LASTS! 89 PER M ADVANCE LUMBER CO, LTD. "Yovr Plotter lumber 192.1" Cof. 2nd Avt. cmd 13th St. PhwM 3W-3301 ;