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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL North Side Pool THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN ________ Civic Centre Development Program Agreed Upon By City Council Mate by the city Tuesday evening pared the for early action the ciric centre development KTUK and doting a twc-nw discussion the program rt be- came readily obvious that alder- men -were farther delays, some even urg- ing that making of plans be speeded that tenders may fce called for shortly. The decfeMns of the supported reeommendaUons nude by the civic centre com- mittee "earlier in the evening and called for: 1. The of the Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205. 414 13th St. S. Phone Since Serrins Lethbridge Bowman Agency Insurance. Real Estate. Rentals Potato Growers We are interested in marketing your POTATOES this fall. Come in and see us regarding a deal. Plunkett Savage Lethbrifite Phone 25S4 mew ritj- hall the the civic centre. 2. the mortheast center the cirie centre a vukUe lifcraxy. X The construction ft the Sick's memorial swimming pool as an air pool as now de- signed, the structure to tailt in the centre the south iMurfarr of the north half of the cirie centre (on Tenth Street and Fifth Avenne providing that the dressing rooms of the structure be re-desisned so that they can be used with other buildings. These recommendations were made to the council meeting after being formulated earlier by meetias of the civic centre com- of which aldermen are members. Thev were then incor- porated into a'resolution passed by the courjciL Council also authorized V. E. Meech, architect for the civic centre development program, to proceed with plans for the Xortfa Lethbridge swimming pool on the basis that would be provided for it, council jenerallv agreeing to add 000 to the donated for the pool by the Lethbridee Uons Club. This pool is to be 35 feet wide and 105 feet long. No definite decisions were reach- ed by the civic centre committee meeting on what sport facilities would be added to the swimming DOO! in the civic centre, these units to be decided by future meetings of the committee. Meanwhile, how- ever, Mr. Meech is authorized to proceed with plans for the swim- ming pool which will permit using its dressing rooms lor other sports Council Action LOTS AT EACH AS SITES FOR VETS' HOMES WINS MENTION activities. General agreement expressed over the tvpe of city hall building an architect's vas recently Herald. Some to be constructed, drawing of -arhich. published in Tbe changes are to be made in the interior planning, however, to meet reqaireaftnts of various depart- ments. S3SI.31S At the outset City Manager J. T. Watson explained that the city has invested in Victory and City of L-ethbridge bond: but that the amount available for spending is reduced to as the re- mainder consists of waterworks de- partment reserve funds, electric light department reserve funds, de- posits made by citizens for utility services and payments made for perpetual care of graves in the city cemetery- At the Theatres Complete shows: "Wonder "Sporting "The Enchanied Last complete show at "Brewster's "Riverboac in North Lethbridge which are! owned by the city. K was the city manager's opinion that the land would be suitable for ex-servicemen desiring to build their own homes. Following is hsted the land in North Lethbridge that will be avail- able under this plan: Lots I and H inclusive on First Avenue Korth between Fifteenth and Sixteenth Streets: lois I to II- inclusive on First Avenue A Korth between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets; loss I to II inclusive on Second Avenue North between Eighteenth and Ninetenth Streets: i city-owned vacant lots in bloek one i on Krst Avenue North between j Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets: and lots 1 to 5 Inclusive on First Avenue North between Eighteenth; and Nineteenth Streets. f All of she above-mentioned lots are on sewer and water with the and court house building and -a. swimming nool m North Lethbricge. bus this 25 offset by the gift of S1COOOO nlus interest from the late Fritz Sicfc for the nucleus of a civic centre. Mr. Watson estimated that, with th" necessary furnishings, the new citv hall TviU cost in the neighbor- hood of S160.000. Attending Mtetinc Attending the meeting of the civic centre committee, which pre- ceded the regular council meeting, were: Mayor A. W. Shackleford. Al- dermen Edward Castles, R. J. Kit- son, Fred Smeed and L. S. Tur- cotte, Csty Manager J. T. Watson. City Engineer J. Eaimes and the three members recently added to the committee, these being Mrs. A. S Fumerton. D. G. Oland and George Mdffllop. Only absent members of the committee were Aldermen Dr. T. E. Brown and J. A, Jardine. After reviewing the three-year- old historv of civic centre planning and the recent widespread contro- Tersv over some phases of develop- ment plans. Mayor Shackleford ex- nlained: "I don't know where we stand today but this meeting has been called to reach some definite conclusions." City Hall Site During the discussion of the loca- tion for the new city hall. Tite Wor- ship pointed out that some ppoosi- tion had been made to placing the building in the northwest corner of the civic centre and the suggestion was that it be constructed along THREE POINT (Continued on Page 10.) A large inumber of city-osiied lots on First and Second Avenues j North, between Fifteenth and Nine- teenth. Street, ncere made available to ex-servicemen for a purchase price of one dollar each, by a de- cision of the city council Tuesday night. The lots will be sold to ex-serrlce- men for that price on condition thas the houses thai are built on them conform with the Jisua! con- ditions governing the sale of ciiy- ovned lots. In connection with the decision io make the land available at. that price, it was also resolved that the same terms would apnly to lots be- tween Eighth and Ninth Avenues South on Evghth and Kinth Streeis. Any veterans who have already pur- chased lots in that area will be -re- liicir purchase price, less ziv UH maun wtim nit- one dollar per lot. exception of lots one to eleven on The decision to sell the property Second Avenue North between lor a dollar per lot was made as Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets, a result of-a reoort bv Citv Manager! All lots will be reserved for ex- j. T. Watson regarding vacant lots' servicemen. First C.P.R. Crop Report Reveals4 Outlook as Fair to Good Pave Way For Awarding Of Contracts For Fifty More Wartime Houses Amendment of an agreement under which another 50 trill be constructed here by Wartime Housing, Ltd, effected by the city council Tuesday evening, clear- ing the iray for awarding of the contract for construction, of 'homes. The amendment -was reqtdred be- cause of the increased cost of build- ing and raises the TnaTiTnnm optka price at which the city may pur- chase the houses from, fbe eroira housing company from to Cousins Seeding is well underway in all parts of the Lethbridge railway di- vision, and the general outlook is described as from fair to good in the C-PJX. Telegraph Weekly Crop Report for the week: ending April 22. This is the season's first week- ly crop report released by the CJMl. The percentage of wheat sown to date on the various subdivisions is aporoximateiy as follows: Kotukeu. 35; Aldersyde. 11: Lomond. 10; Taber. 52: Coutts. 40; Cardstoa. 22: Stirling. 53: Altai wan. 12: Macleod. 9; Turin, 23; Crow's Nest Pass. 13. Portions of the Coutts. Macleod and Crow's Pass subdivisions have not as yet commenced seeding. The estimated acreages to be sown to wheat in the Lethbridge railway division are: Nctukeu. 135.000; Al- dersyde, 375.000; Lomond, 136.00; CAFT. MARK TEXXANT Captain Mark Termant. son Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Tennanz of Ijeth- bridge. has been mentioned in dis- patches in recognition of gaUant and distinguished services, accord- ing to word received here by his parents at the week-end. Captain asking immediate steps to begin an air serrtce Unking Kootenay centres j wim the Pacific and _ _ uadersray for some ssontljs, strscted. city had extended aa agreement for tise additional 50 homes to 'Wartime Housing along the same line? as the agreement covering the IITK 50 units but the increased buSdins; costs required change in she agreemest. The aiaindiseEE to the agree- ment provides tha; tfee price cf ibe bouses to the wiii Increase over SI .GOO correspondingly as the aver- age cost per home exceeds S4jOGO bu; thai, regardless of the extec; i that old wrinkled regis- of the increase in buHdteg the matter. A number applications have been made by coast air companies for permission to start such an air service. Government is now being given, theca. REGISTRATION CARDS ARE STILL NECESSARY LJclIClllO S-ilC I Tennar.t served overseas for flte, years with the Calgary Highlanders Dig traslon card and put x in your purse; the option price to the will sol or because you still have w -j exceed SI.400. eTrhl Can Award whr th- cards! Before -e asJend- were held to be suU i in a statement in the hoase of coin-1 Cardston. 221.000; Stirling. 239.000: Altawar-. Macleod. 274.000: Turin CroWs Nest Pass. 94.000. Strong southwesi wines were re- ported to have prevailed in most sections of the Lethbridge division, and some soil drifting has been noted. Verv little precipitation oc- curred during the week. There was some variance in reports regarding topsoil and subsoil moisture condi- Points In the British Coluraola tions. but the majority -of stations; interior are continuing to press for indicated that moisture reserves an ah- service connecting the moun- tain area with Vancouver and Leth- bridge. The Nelson city council and Trail board of trade have endorsed a petition of the Salmo trade board the outbreak of war. He returned io Canada in November and is still attached to his unit ia Calgary. B.C. Interior Pressing Air Link with City are as good as, or better than, re- serves in 1945. Taber. Coutts, 165.000; made. DIES AT STAVELY The death of LJovd Schlosser of Stavely occurred there Tuesday. He 5 passed away suddenly. Arrange- j merits for the funeral have not been CIFTWARES Plastic Glass Figures Vases See them and buy them at Commercial Printers and Office 7th Street South. Outlltt6rS, Phone 2S99 "The Gift Centre" WHY TAKE A CHANCE? With poor light, when we can equip your car with Sealed Beam lighting quickly and inexpensively MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers by the war. said Mr, Mitchell. The cards also assisted officials in clear- ing up unfinished cases and investi- gations of desertions froa the forces, defaults and delinquencies under the national resources mobilizations regulations and the defence of Can- ada regulations. At March 31 year there irere 232 persons still employed in the j national registration branch of the', labor department. The total month-; ly cost to the government In em- j ploying those people -ras j Wartiaae houses are to bu3c on. tfcs south side and the remainder in North Lethbridge.