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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta BOOK YOUR SUMMER ALASKAN CRUISE Now Complete information upon request Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridiic, Alberta, Friday, April 21, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 215 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFtSSIONAL B1DG 740 4lh AVR. S. LETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA Summer is coming Bo ready with o pair of Prescription Sunylaisci. Second of three articles IIIC'IIAIU) Herald Staff Writer If the arena ------.....-fire March 10, did one thing, il was to illus- i r n t e the lack of ice facilities in t h c city which exist- ed even be- fore flanlc.s levelled the old structure. One month after Ihn fire, the Instant Ice Council consisting of citizens vitally concerned uith Iho problem, together to provide a unifying force for all inter- ested people ;mcj service groups in the Ihe common cause." The group initiated a ma- jor liousc-lo-housc drive cov- ering homes with a two- fold purpose: to determine if (he people 3. J J The city's annual May 1. !o rim Ihriiuph May 19 clean-up camp.iit.Jn '''iic engineering (icnarlmcnl RSLIEVbS GAS PAINS 1971 car warranty off 1970 CHEVEUE MALIBU SUPER SPORT equipped. 1966 FORD V8 A-l RAEWOOD MOTORS 3rd Avo. onrf SI. S. Sale, 32B-4S39 Cor lol 328-4356 ne -I Xnnli cf 111? Irael.s ar.ii v.c'Sl ot 13th that residents put (heir J S. N., May 12, 15 ami hi; burning barrels containers i Xorlh of liie next lo Die lanes for empty- Rail Iracks between St. ing. Rubbish should be placed and 20lb St. N., May i7, in anrl in boxes or plastic brigs, when 111. possible, for the campaign. The rear of each residenl'r scheduled for June start By JIM MAYB1K Herald Staff Writer Const r LI cli on of an Sll mil- lion distillery in northeast Lclhbridge is scheduled to start- the middle of June with complelion the end of August, 1973, project principals said here Thursday. Paying a short visit lo Lclh- bridge were Phil Underwood, president International Dis- tillers (Canada) Ltd. and fl. A. (Bob) Gold, director in charge of Canadian and other over- seas operations for Interna- tional Distillers and Vintners Ltd. of London, England, the parent company. Tenders have been called for the distillery equipment, the men said, ami the initial equip- ment will be on site by the mid- dle of June. Mr. Underwood said peak employment will be reached in October, ]972, but was not cor lain how many men would he involved. During initial production the plant will use about '100.000 bushels of southern Alberta grain, Increasing to SOO.nM bushels when (he. plant hits full production three years after opening. The grain will he mill- ed, cooked and prnccssed in the plant. Full production will produce two million gallons of high- proof liquor R year. Initial production will lie Ca- nadian whisky, vodka and sev- eral lines of gin. While gin and vodka will be on the market al- most immedinlcly after start- up, whisky will he aged four lo eight years before bping sold. So, it will some lime in 1977 before the locally-pro- duced whisky can he sampled. The firs! stage' of construc- tion involves 150.0M square feet of concrete block and siding building. The two unils will in- clude a warehouse for holding barrels of whisky in Dims cells of barrels each and the integrated distil- lery itself where the mashing, brewing, distillation and pack- aging is done. Additional warehousing, lo be built in about two years .it a cost of 51.7 million, will re- sult in total cnpilal costs of 511 million for (he first phase of development. The SI plant site is [shchtly more than 25 acres.' Mr. Underwood said his firm )ui.> u five-year oplion on an j ncidiiiomil 23 acres Lo llic cast of ils present properly, for fir lure expansion. By pi -odncls from the plant will he n dried, high proLein for cattle or fowl. Mr. Un- np-rwood was very definite thai the feed would not luni cmvs or birds into drunks, that il was dry feed with no alcoholic con- tent. I n p.ddilion t o Canadian whisky, gjt: and vodka, Ihe dis- Ullcry also produce a rum. with imported ingredients, Mr, Underwood confirmed. Hniml n a in c s fnr llio prod- ucts have not been decided. Lcthbridge was selected for L the planl liocnusc it is ideally located (o the west coast and weal and mid-west. U.S. market, it lha neces- rai'y wnter. communicaticnii. and is in the centre nf (he area. Cily coffers be swelled about SfiO.frfir) a ycr.r in tax- es from Ihc dislillcry riuriny Us phase of conslruclion, Mr. Underwood said. Product will be shipped from Lcllibrulge by rail car and lar.ker and by highway tanker trucks, lie said. Glass bodies will romc from Rcdcliff, near Medicine Hnt aiifl from Ihe in full prtitliirlion. (he plant is slated lo employ 52 persons, most of whom will hired locally. Anoliier 1-SC ,scr- vice-t) pc Jirc expected to ho created hy Ihe development. secondary industries are already established in tha a r c a but the city's economic d e v c 1 ii p mem deparlinent is looking iniu tho feasibility of a box manufacturing plant locale here to serve the distillery, meat packing plants and othi'i.-. COKPOrtATI-; DIVORCE George Meany, AFL CIO president says: "The trouble wilh ,1 lul of collective bargain- ing is lhat once a contract is signed, the two sides sort of get divorced. They don't sec one another. They don't even talk to one another until Ihrea years later when they meet again, and they have an ad- versary situation. I think lhat is one of tlie things have to CLIFF BLACK, Ccrlified Denial Mechanic BIACK DEJ4TAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2022 JUST RECEIVEDI A Fresh Shipment 01 No. J Quality ONION SETS Shop Whili Stock h Boll Also a complete ifock oF McKenzie and Sreele Briggs Seeds Cnll Gardening 327-5747 DOWNTOWN !txs Spring of Camni's This lovely Empress Dressy Sling An approximate schedule for pick-up lias hccn .sot: 1 South of the OP tlnil tracks :mcl west of nth Si. S., May I. 2 and 3; Zone 'i Smith of Ihe CP i properly should IK- chocka] be- fore the pick-up date lo nnikc sure there arc no vnliuihlos which could ho taken by mi.s- (atc. Crcw.s will nnt pick up dirt, z Mum 01 me w i urcws will nn: Hail tracks between null St. S. large; Irro Ii links and Mayor .Waflralli Drive, May 4, 5 and B; 3 South of the CT Hail (racks Iictivcen Mayor gratli Drive and '13rd S., May n, 10 and 11; ART DIETRICH DENTURE ClIMC DENTAL MECHANIC Sthwarii Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phono 328-4095 LEROY'S PLUMBING S GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 .._ Cllt- (inpfi, construction and building concrete or oilier sim- ilar materials. When ttrc campaign over, burning barrels must, be kept within llio resident's properly. If lite harreJs arc left in (he YUV Labor Klliol Carson wrote: "Researchers, ]in donht. will continue to work on ways to Iho ivork ctbic nnd motivnlc the nalinn's workmen. Rut it seems Ihc workmen themselves don't .see tlio prob- lem as all thai baffling. They would probably agree witli Bil- lie Holliday, (ho singer who puls it Ibis way: "I've been rich anil I've been poor. Rich is better." of ERICKSEN'S (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE bo lli basic ingredicnls for relaxed and enjoyable dining! DINNFR MUSIC 6 to 8 p.m by LEN ZOETEMAN, Accordionist TTF CXO TF3ADITIOH Or WTFTFRM icmau lesiaulant Phone 3 28 75 6 Reservations! "EARTHL1NGS" by In suede, Wallaby tan lucda and navy luede wilh .the new itompcrs big i sotc.. Lovely Joyce Shoes "Now Over In ted, bone, nnvy, blacl< and wrl look. In red, blue, bonr. blnck and wliile WCM loot. SHOES O Muses' sutn'es Ncvf Iralhcr ityles Snvoge Unimoldi CAMM'S SHOESl ;