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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW IT COSTS NO MORE TO DEAL THROUGH YOUR TRAVEL AGENT FOR AIL TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS? CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 323-320! The Icthbtidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Albcrla, Friday, April 28, 1072 PAGES 17 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DiSPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 4lh AVE. 5. IETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Summer is coming. Bo ready with a pair of Prescription Sunglaisei. Purity Dairy has been sold Purily Dairy Co-op has been sold to Palm Dairies Ltd. of Ca Iga ry, a ccordin g to Hugh Homer, provincial minister of agriculture. The selling price of Purity Dairies has not been released ijul Mr. Homer said the pro- vincial treasury will lose about on the deal. Palm Dairies had offered to pay million for the co-operative. Purity Dairies went into re- ceivership last December and Ihe Treasury Branch took over operations. The cooperative place in receivership when il became apparent "it would be necessary to sell the as- sets if we were to salvage anytliing for Lhc people in- Dr. Horner said. Purity owed close to mil- lion to secured and unsecured creditors, Dr. llorner said all employ- with Purity arc being offer- ed jobs with Palm and that pro- ducers would be ensured pay- ment. Li Drowned man identified City police have tentatively identified the man missing in the Oldman River following an incident at the high level bridge Thursday as Peter Venhuis, 325 J2th St. B. city employee. Mr. Venturis' car was discov- at about 3 p.m. parked near the high level bridge. The car was locked, a hard hat and lunch, bucket were on the front seat, and the keys were visible on the dash board. A city official said Mr. Ven- huis, a diabetic, had phoned in sick and said he was going to see a doctor, A check with the family Thursday afternoon revealed he had lold them he was going to work. Late Thursday afternoon Mr. wife identified a hat found in the river near the high level bridge as the one her hus- band often wore. Dragging operations for the missing body were discontinued by ttie fire department rescue boat shortly before 5 p.m. yes- terday and were not resumed today. Fire Chief Russell baited the operations because the search area was too large, the river current too fast and the water too murky. A city police official said only periodic checks of the river a rea we re ca rried out over- night and nothing more was planned for today. icence plates have deadline The deadline for purchasing 1972 licence plates is definitely 30 Sunday and (here will be absolutely no extensions. The Alberta Motor Associa- tion 'office will be open Satur- day to handle the last minute rush of new licence buyers. The P r o v i n c i al Administration Building, however, will not be open Saturday. The AM A office will be open rom 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A small lineup was reported it the AMA office this morning and a steady stream of pro- jrastinaling motorists is ted to flow through the loors until closing time tomor Highways Minister Clarence said there has al- eady been a one-month exten .ion and there is no need for my further delay merely be- cause April 30 is a Sunday. A spokesman for the motor "chicles branch had stated ear- ier that a 24-hour extension o: he deadline was automatic when the final day for pur- chase of new plates falls OD a Sunday. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTAUATIONS PHONE 32B-B403 PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS The best-possible care of your teeth is vital where your best nealth is eoncerned. And, here in our pharmacy, you'll always find (he dental products whicl wjonr dentist re fc commends Cor i the best care o: [your teeth am: gums. Here i; fi where you'll fim the tooth Jbnish you're I looking for or the special toothpaste pro- duced for teeth that arc more than ordinarily-sensitive to cold or heat the cleansers for dentures ami gum stim- ulators lhat help keep your gfims in licallhy condition. We have these and many other health and beamy aids in al the types and sizes you ean find only in our kind of store This is the place where "Your Ifeallh Is Our Business" the place where we know tha if it weren't for friendly people like you. there'rl be no store like ours! You can a I ways depend on .Stubhs Pharmacy to be your friendliest place, where service and quality meet here in bridge. Filling your prescrip- tions is our main business here at 1506-9lh Ave. S. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays p.m. to p.m. and p.m. to p.m. NEW POST Itcv. Ken- cth Jordan of Pinclier Creek has been appointed minister of First United Cliurch, I.etll- liridge, succeeding Rev. R. E. Kskdalc who has moved to Ilritislt Columbia. Rev. Jordan was recently re-elect- ed president of the South Al' bcrtn presbytery of the United Church of Canada. Flyers plan seminar The Lethbridge Flying Clu will hold an aviation somina at Kenyon Field Sunday 9 n.in to 'J p.m. About 40 persons from sent! ern Alberta are expected to al tend the seminar, which i technical in nature, a clu spokesman said. RELIEVtS GAS PA I Ml 1967 Corlina Aulomotic, radio, low milecigo. A-l COCrt condition. 1970 CHEVEllE MAUBU SUPER SPORT fully equipped. V8 Automatic CQCfJ 1966 FORD lomolfi A-l condition, RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. end 16th St. I. Salei 328-4539 Car Lai 328-4356 FESTIVAL INCLUDES GUITAR The Classic Guitar method of playing the Instru- ment was included in Thursday's program of the 42nd annual Kiwanls music festi- val. Above, Monti Egan, Calgary, plucks his guitar for adjudicator Ted Komar in the Yates Memorial Centre. Monti was among five other people playing classic guitars at the Yates Thursday night. Phi! Faulds Photo. set The Inter-Varsity Christian fellowship sponsored garha- thon for east Lethbriilge will kick off from tho College Mall Shopping Centre at a .m. Saturday. Members of local IVCF ;roups and other interested ci- tizens who have solicited pledges for money will work alonj; the CoutLs Highway and 20th Ave. to 43rd St. S. The garbathon will move along 43rd St. to Highway 8 and then east to the Lethbridge lie- search Station. Time permitting, the group Illegal entry proves costly for three border-jumpers Two Canadians and an Amer- ican were each fined or given the alternative of 45 days n jail when they pleaded guilty i n Lethbridge magistrate's court to a charge of illegal en- try into Canada. Court was told the trio of two men and a woman had enter- ed Canada Thursday morning by driving about 300 yards down from the Coutts border crossing and going across the border on a dirt road. The crossing incident was witnessed by members of the Canadian crossing point stdff, and the Milk River RCMP de- tachment was called. Crisis ii? Ed lion I ion The Irio, travelling in a IQ-M purple school bus, drove back onto the Coutts highway short- ly after crossing the border and were arrested and charged before they reached Milk River. An RCMP official said a search of the bus revealed one revolver, several cans of spray tear-gas and merchandise ap- parently meant for a "head shop." Arrested Hospital board can't assist CMHA budget My MA HcrnM Writer The Lctlibridgc General and Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Ionic District No. 65 Board re- used Thursday night a Cana- ian Menial JJenlth Association equest for financial assis- ance. After hearing a presentation r o m a CHI) A delegation vhich staled that the volun- ary organization is facing se- ious financial difficulties and s considering withdrawal from he United Appeal, the amal- gamated hospital board passed his resolution: "That the CMHA request for inancia! assistance he refused, nit that the planning commit- .ee of the hoard continue to nccl with [lie CMHA in order .0 develop an acceptable and lalancecl service for patients and ex-patients in this commu- nity and to explore all possible avenues of mutual assistance.1' Following the CMHA prcsen-1 meet with the Alberta Hospital talien, the board beard another I Services Commission rcgard- prescntation from Raymond, ling the CMHA request for fi- seeking support in Raymond's plan to develop a nursing borne. Hoard chairman Frank Rus- sell said be appreciated the fact that nursing home beds are required in Raymond, but added that the board promised to give Tabcr priority oration two years ago. He said with the opening of the Southland Nursing Home, the board does not envisage ancial assistance. They were advised thai hospitals should j not get directly involved in tho financing of a voluntary group iii'li as'tho CMHA. Hospital administrator Andy homes for foreseeable additional nursing Lelhbndge in the future. He suggested that Raymond form its own nursing home dis- trict board, approach a reli- gious institution for help, and make iron-clad statement of facts and needs in ifs pur- suit for a nursing home. Earlier in the day, hoard members went to Edmonton to Hospitals cost city Amlrcachuk, question by replying to a CMHA finance chairman Terry Bland and ecutive officer Molly Mitchell. said the CMHA is providing a useful and necessary service to patients and ex-pa- will move west to Mayor Mag rath Drive. Sponsored as a fund-raising project for IVCF camps and lo- cal budgets, the "litter pick- ers" will earn money for the number of hours they work picking up garbage from the roads, ditches and fences along the selected route. Similar garbathons will be held in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer the same lime. People wishing to participate or pledge money for the gar- balhou are asked to contact Larry Kirkpatriek at 328-9360 or Johii Cole at 327-0971. The City of Lethbridge will be assessed four mills, or 976, in equalized assessment for the Lethbridge General and Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 03 requisi- tion of for 1972. District assessments are: Cardston S2-I1, Taber Willow Creek County of Lethbridge Vulcan 802, Warner Coaldale Barons and No- bleford Announcing the assessments today, amalgamated hospital board chairman Frank Russell said the City of Lelllbridge payments for local health ser- vices are now in the same posi- tion as 1969, The only diiference is that prior to 1970, the provincial government collected the mills and distributed in the province. Under the present system, situations in which Ihe prov- Navy cadet Finch, 24, were Jcrnid Albcquerque, Dee iS'cw Mexico, David Kent Rogers, 20, and Terry Anne Brooks, 19, both of Edmonton. The trio was refused time to pay. The Canadians will complete their lime in jai! and he released. The American will serve Ills term, be deported rmd forbidden from ever enter- ing Canada again. iiext week A week-long schedule of events i.s planned by the Leth- bridge Navy League to mark fVEivy League Week May 1 to 7. Included in the events are: a visist to Calgary to observe the Tri-Servicc Tattoo, on April 30, a spoils day on May (i, a church parade and wreath lay- jCthbridge and spend less in return will not Mr. Rus- sell said. "The trend now is to eave part of the financing of ocal hospital services to local hospital boards." Mr. Russell recalled that In 1970, the City of Lethbridge was assessed 0.7 mills and in 1970 3.3 mills. Now we do ourselves what troviously the provincial gov- ernment dill for he pointed out. "ft is a more realistic ap- proach." The assessments were deter- mined at the hospital board meeting Thursday night. Mr. Hussell said there will be mi- nor adjustments. BUSY PLACE The Lethbridge public library had a circulation of hooks during W71 with children borrowing nearly of that number. The Rovers are coining The Irish are coming. Rovers, that is May 21 at the Yales Memo- rial Centre, the Irish Rovers will give Ixithbridgiles a taste of happiness "happy, nostal- gic, heart-wanning songs.' The five-man folk singing group has had its own televi- sion show tiiis season, touted as having one of the largest regu- lar viewing audiences in tin history of CBC. The group members arc al! from Ireland but arc now cit- izens of Canada. They got to- gether in Calgary seven years ago to form tire Irish Rovers They have performed or most of the television variet> shows in the United Slates and have acted on the Virginians. The group has recorded sev- eral records and LPs, the most famous of which is Unicorn. The Irish Rovers will per- form twice here, at and mental tients. He said the Ixthhridge Mu- nicipal Hospital is budgeting at least for a part-time social worker this to take over some of the work provided by the CMHA. Although the CMHA and the Raymond delegations did not get what they wanted, the dclcgalions and the board said it was a useful confrontation that might help their case in their plight as victims of "po- litical footballing." It was a birsy night tor Ihe board m e m b e r s. In its own business, the board approved the ratification of payments of accounts relating to the LM1I, the Lclbbridge Auxiliary Hos- pital ami the Southland Nurs- ing Home, might collect more from! Mr. Andreachuk said Neil Crawford, minister of health and social welfare. Is not com- ing for the official opening o! the SNH. The board subse- quently voted to skip the offi- cial opening "to save taxpayers some money.1' The SNH now maintains an occupancy rate of 90 per cent, Mr. Androachuk said. Mainly because of its opening, the, waiting list at the hospital dropped to 404 dining the first quarter of this year from 530 a year ago. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bid's. 222 5th St. S, Phono 328-4095 ceremony on May 7 The annual inspection of the j p.m. Tickets will be sold Lethbridge Corp will be held at IS topic Kenvon Field May 14.' Armories on for al Hie advance ticket office, Leister's, ami at the door. Want to have the best lawn in the neighborhood? WEED-N-FEED WITH KILLEX For use in the Spring and Fall when weeds are aclively growing. Conlroli most hard to kill weeds in one operation. .15 ,80 1Mb. Bag. Covers sq. II. 22-lb. Bog. Covers tq. ft. Call Gardening 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Phone 327-4348 Canadian Furriers Cold Fur Storage Let our skilled experts clean and glaze your precious fun. Also expert cleaning 'of leathers nd suedes Canadian Furriers Paramount Theatre Bldg. The Crisis in Education will be discussed by Itcv. A. E. Greene, Jr., principal of Belie- vuc Christian School in Seattle, Wasiiiiig'nn, in Lethbridge May 5th. To speak before a public gathering at Immanucl Chris- tian School, Mr. Circene will outline the need of Christian Colleges to help people "to feel, to believe and to act and think responsibly." BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAEl lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. PHONE 327-2822 Active 20-30 donates The Active 20-HO Club pre- sented worth of boxing equipment, to the Lethbridge Boxing Club Thursday night. The presentation was made two days before a lioxing tourna' ment is to be held at the Box- ing Club, Henderson Lake, Sat- urday al 7 p.m. AVBIlAfiE The average person dispels liquid waste limes .1 day and solid waste once a day. REFRIGERATION Sales and Service COMMERCIAL oil types DOMESTIC INDUSTRIAL CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avo. South Phone 328-3398 FAMILY DINING EVERY SUNDAY! Excellent Food C Gracious Service Special Children's Menu YOJ will be entertained by Miss Valerie Ilorvalli mid Dinner Music 6 to 8 p.m. TVT OLD TBADmOM Or WrsTTWW MOSPITALrTT lesiaulant PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS Get Set for Summer Fun in a pair of our Summer Sandals Children's Shoes We lake special care in lho proper fining o{ yojng grow- ing feet. See our seledion of new summer sandals for tha young sel. See too, misses slyles just like big sister's in suedes wel looks. Boy's Savage unimolds give proper fit and ore builf to lasl. New at Camm's MEN'S AND IADIEV SURFERS in White or Novy tadlei Mcn'j 5.95 Open Fri tif 9 p.m. _ CAMM S 103 Slh Street S. Shoes ;