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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE lETHBfllPCE Friifoy, April 23. ILs the city's emergency boat good enough? HV LAHKV HrraM Sl.df Opinions ni-p mixed uMK-rm- UK- of the oily rosi'm1 Ixnil follim- un in UM- U in llio Tin- ri'ruMion of some- nly juv lire1 of finals lo the pcrtoniv aiu-p of Ihc boal "The firerightor's lio.il is nut up to diilc, a liiggpr mo.w i (lurinR at lenst is needed niul pos- sibly a tliffcu'nl kind oC boat." said one member of Iho eity polite force Tliursclay. "A bigger boal is needed nml i n motor powerful enough ID push the liool iiuainsl the nv- j er'5 eurrrnt is vtial is sarv." sflkl nnolher fcire mem- ber'. An eyewitness to Ihc search I efforts 'said lie was able In walk along the bank lasliT Mian the boat could travel against cm-rent. Another said if lie had been in the aiiil drowninp, ho could haye "float- ed riglit by Ihc boat they couldn't have reached me A [irefighler interviewed said lakinp Ihe boat in Ihe river was very dangerous, "but diagging [or missinR bodies is parl ol our job." "Some of the men assigned to work in ibe boat can't even swim. Even with life jackets liatl, mil not (lip I't'M could have lo work Tin? ciiri'cni rescue IwM was iniL'cli.itifNl on tlio rcconimi'mla- lii'n of Hill I'nlconoL-, tlio cUy saU-ly nL llic litnc, nt n I'ust. ot ?l.-l-ia. "Hit1 ntsvicr bi-lmllcd boat nillioiml motor rcplacticl a boat powered by n 7lj motor. In defence of thi> nnrrnt res- CLIO hont, one rivfJiylUcr been impeded by shallow il only would have become con- a (ri-hnlled boal as an alterna- islanlly snagged on nicks and "The engine shad and pro- logs on the bottom of the river. the speed Thursday's of Ihc boat search had pellet kept digging into Ihe bot- tom of the river. If we opened the motor lo full throttle >vc only would have lorn Ilic pro- peller and shaft he said. lie also (old The Herald Ihe dragging device used in the search operation was a long mclal bar with a clo7.cn large treble 'fishing-type'' hooks at- tached to it. "If we. pulled Ihc bar loo fast rather limn bouncing ovci such obstructions when ii is used at slower speeds." One fire official suggested a turbine or powercd boal as a useful alter- native to the ciirrenl craft. A jet boal would operate well in only a very few inches of waler and lias nothing hanging beneath Ihe hull lo get hung up A local boat dealer suggested A Iri-hulled boat has a cen- tral portion of Ing hull with two smaller one on either side. Such a boal in Ihe smallest sire IS feel would cost aboul 52.600 with two 20-horse- [iower motors and a trailer in- cluded. A "jet" boat, similar lo the ones used lo run the Colorado rtivcr, with trailer, would cost S4.000 and would have to lie specially ordered. Kiwanis Music Festival nears end more competitors entertaining Ilv CATHY HP.Tt Herald vSlaff Writer About 176 Brownies, Girl Guides, and Girl Hangers, alnng with Iheir leaders, moth- ers, fathers, and brolhers and sisters, filled Soulhminster United Church hall last night, so there w a s standing room only. T h e KJwanis music festival was a first try for girls. The members of each of Ihe win- ning groups won a shield do- nated by the Girl Guide move- ment to be passed on from year Third Lcthbridge Guide Com- pany. The only group in the Ranger class, the Second Salvation Army danger Company, took first place. The top mark of the day was 90, taken in three places in the festival: two by accordion and one by piano. In the Accordion Ensemble class, Pruegger's Accordion College achieved a 90, and Margaret Horvath, Lelhbridge, in the Accordion Transcription class made a 90 with one of hsr pieces, and an 87 with the cih- on if you can't swim you don't lo year and now can go on to feel verv safe he sairi. Calgary lo a provincial com- Fircfighlcrs are trained lo petition May 20 against other operate all of (he department's Brownies, Girl Guides and equipment, including the Iwal, Hangers. but boal training is carried out The winnc-r of the Brownie only on a lake, because the! section was the Third Leth- river "is loo shallow for train- i bridge Brownie Pack, followed a fire department official closely by the Second Lcth- said. Fire Chief Wilf Russell said the boat, purchased in 1906, was "better than the last boal bridge Brownie Pack. The First Lelhbridge Guide Company won the Guide group, and in second place was the 30 OF TRAILER OPTIONS! fa, ewer5141.00 or valuable options cnn beYOURS FREE ns on "EARLY BUYER BONUS" if you ACT NOW! Just purchase a STARCRAFT "STARMASTER" CAMPER TRAILER before April and you will receive FREE 10' CANOPY (with poles lie downs pegs) Vnloe PROPANE TANK and REGULATOR.....Value SPARE WHEEL ASSEMBLY (6 ply tire) Value T.I.I Storm aster U6" or "8 Mfgn. Suggested Relaif Prk( of'FREE Options! Juif look at some of ihe terrific of the 1972 SlarcraFr Top gliriui im ilHy u_n a tf t'la tafewoplng Tfi-r Er.d b'jrVi oj[ 01 g1 riri. Carvoi hi- 0-jfrda Fill droin lay. And much much morel STARCRAFT See your SforeraFf Dealer today for full details on this terrific PONDEROSA Auto and Trailer Sales Lid. Corner 3rd and 20th St. S. 327-2747 Thursday afternoon, K a r e r Pozzi, of Bcllevue received a dramatic 90 id the Piano Quick Study class. Mark llnlog, Frank, nnri Tony Fumagalli, Bellcvuc, both made 89s in the Sonatina, 12 years and under class. Other B9s were recorded Margaret Ilorvalh, YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE SONATINA, 10 yean and under: Joan Diairnicre; Roxanne Van Wyk, BeHevuc. SONATINA, 12 years and under: Balcg. Tony Fumagalll, Bcllevue. SONATINA, ID Years ar.d under: Peggy Johnion, Lellibr'dqe; Paltl To- mild. Lethbridge. PIANO SOLO, IS years and under: Roxanne, LaytccV, Ldhbrldge; SUiBn Siemens, Lelnbritfge. PIANO DUtT, Aria and Jelf almafi, Lerhbridge; Naomi Hoyl and al shellon PIANO SOLO, 14 vcari and under: arcn Pciii, Bellevue; V.'ayman Mah, elievuE lltd Laurie Fumogalll, PIANO" QUICK STUDY: Karen Pol- ritlltvue; Parrlela VJalson, ridge Utd VJlrri Diana Pillmin, War- SIGHT PLAYING. yian end ider. Karen Poll- Dlin AACORDION DUET: Aido Zanonf Wesley Sargard; Karen Doulfon nd Greg Gibbons wllh CK-valh and Len CLASSIC GUITAR, Oradf B: leluxi, Lelhbrldge; Garlh Slunr, elhbfldge. CLASSIC GUITAR, Grade A: Monti gan, Den Flalg, Lelhbrldge. ACCORDION TRANSCRIPTION, 16 ears and under: Karen Magdeburg elflbridrje; Rauhala, Barons. ACCORDION ENTERTAIN M T M T ,LAS: Fofl Macleod. ACCORDION ORIGINAL: h orvalh. Lelhbrldgf. ACCORDION ENSEMBLE. Accordion Original class, and by Linda Johnson. Lethbriclgc, in Uic Senior Vocal, Light Soprano class. Several BBs were also award- ed Thursday. Linda Johnson made an 88 in the senior vocal, light soprano class, Kalhlcen CHORAL SPEECH: Grade i: SI. asll's; Luke view tied with Agnes Da- vid son. ST. AUGUSTINE'S HALL LYRIC POETRY 7 years and under: Geraldinc Juroiek, Lelhbridge; S packman, Lefntrdjge, The- resa SiMiidyk, Lelhbridge, Slerlihg Kfrr, Lelhbridge (three-way BIBLE READING, 10 years and under: Cheryl iVilsak, Lelhbridge; snerry Hendrlcks, Letnbridge. BIBLE READING, 12 yters and under: Dawn Davles, Lelhbridge. SOLO MIWE, 13 ar.d under: Dorothy Ann Palmer, Raymond; Harper, LetUbridBe, Eerily n Palmer, Rsymcnd GIRLS' SCHOOL VOCAL, Grade i: Mfiry Duckett AiSUmpriDn; Carol Ma- ler. GIRLS' SCHOOL VOCAL. Grade 7: Pal Afeyander, 51. Mary's; Helen KuimlnsXl, M. fAary'j. 50UTHMINSTER HALL GIRLS' VOCAL SOLO, 11 lo U yeaca: Snaron Sam, Alagralh; Glenean Weeks, Raymond. BOYS' VOCAL SOLO, lo 11 years: Mark Johnson, Lelhbrldge. BOYS' VOCAL SOLO, 12 lo 14 years: Richard Simons, Lelhbriast; Wade CMpman, Raymond. GIRLS' VOCAL SOLO, To 11 years: Darlene Murray, Lctn bridge; Valerie O'TwIe, Champion. GIRLS' F-OLK SONG SOLO. 11 years and under :Shelly Dean Sherry Ruston, Lethbrlrlne Valerie O'Toole, CLASSIC GUITAR, Grade E: Ton Thompson in the senior vocal, soprano class, re- ceived an 88, and in Ihc operatic female solo, Susan Yomitf received an 88. Gail Pruegger and Brien Thiessen, in the 16 years and u..der class for Accordion Duet, achieved an 88. In Choral Speech, Grade 4, St. Basil's got a mark of 88. Karen Pozzi, Uellevue, made an 88 in Piano solo, 14 years ai.d under class. The festival contuses I o- nighl, with a riolin concerto and several pisno selections fit the "Yales Memorial Centre. Lasluka, Wren'ham. CLASSIC GUITAR, Cr Brenrta Sallenbatk, Lelhbridge; Ranrly Boy- ner, Lelhbrldge. PLECIRUAS GUITAR, II years and under: Jcfl Jarvle, Lelhbridge; Arlei Smllh, Lelhbndga, PLECTRUM GUITAR, It yean and under; Waine Lethbrldgc. ACCORDION ORIGINAL, 13 yeA and under: Donald Jarvli, Karen Gcrda, Lethbrlflge. ACCORDION TRANSCRIPTION, years and Julie S. Zancnl blpford; Folkcr Stands, Lerhbrldge. ACCORDION DUET, 14 and under: JyUe lanoni and Fcl sranke, Gary KasVlw and Gerry Prince, LerhbrTdge. ACCORDION1 DUCT, It yeari and undcn Gall Pruegger and Drlen Tfiles- sen, LetnbrFdgo. ACCORDION TRAN5CHI PT I 0 N: Wiargarel Horvalh, Lclhbrldst- BROWNIE. GIRL AMD RANGER CLASS: BROWNIES; Third Lethbridge Brownie Pack; Second Lelhbrtdge Brownie Pack- GIRL G UID FS: First Guide Company; Third Lelribrrdfle Guide Company. RANGERS: Secw.d Salvation Army Ranger Company. STNIOR I.OCAL, LIGHT so> PRAWO: Linda Lelrbrldge. SENIOR VOCAL, DHA'AATIC SO PRANO: Thompson, Lefhr trrdce. OPERATIC FEMALE SOLO, OPEN: Suan Young, Lefhbridge; Kalh Prueg-j f f PARAMOUNT THEATRE SCHOOL CHORUS, Grade 2: Mood-Bav.'jEn; Aibumplion SCHOOL CHORUS, Grades 4-t. As- urnption; Agnes JUNIOR HIGH FOLK SONG, Grades S: S. L Baker, Grade fi; fl. f. BaXer cade 7. SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CHORAL GROUP: Churchill. CHORAL SPEECH, KlndDrrjaretn id Pre-SchMl: Kinderear- :n, Raymond CHORAL SPEFCH, Grade 1: Aones >avidson; Fleclv.Dcd-Bawflen. CHORAL SPEECH, Grade 3: Agr.ci Davidson tied wllri Senator Bucnaflan; tied wifh Fleel- WKxl-Bawden CHORAL SPEECH, Gradi 1: Agnes ivldioji; MFC approves office An application to establish mission tabled an application QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic CapiPol Furnilurft Bldf. I PHONE an airline ticket oificc lor Time Ainvays at 1415 Mayor Magrath Drive was approved by Ilia Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. The office, called Meko Ser- vices, will also be a base for Budget Rent-a-Car service and a new taxicab service called Bridge Cabs. Tlio tentative opening dale is May 15, said Mel Barton of Time Airways, who will be op crating Melco. A scheduled limousin service, between the Marquis, Floliday Inn, El Rancho, Park Plaza and the airport will also begin operating seven times daily during the week and three limes daily on Saturday and Sunday, On other business, the com- ANNOUNCING NEW BRANCH OPENING MIDTOWN MORTGAGE and LOAN LTD. 1265-3rd Avo. S. HOME MORTGAGE AVAILABLE MIDTOWN WIU LEND YOU MONEY ON THE EQUITY IN YOUR HOUSE WHETHER PAID FOR OR NOT. NO RESTRICTION BECAUSE OF TEMPORARY UNEMPLOYMENT OR PAST CREDIT HATING. Call N. J. (Norm) GIESBRECHT from Hay Chambers Lo estab- lish a mohilc home park south of 26th Ave. and west of St. N. The development had pre- viously been approved in prin- ciple. The MFC Is now await- ing approval of Lhe final plans by Ihe various city adminis live offices. THAT'S NOT PERFORMANCE The firefighter rescue boot was continually ham- pered by river currenl and shallow water areas Thursday as it attempted lo drag ihe Oldman River For the body of a missing man. Opinions of some observers were that the boat was nol adequate for use in the river. Ferguson Pholo. DRAG BAR Part of the dulie of 1lie Lethbridge fire department rivers and lakes in Ihe area when a missing body is believed lo be ii lured above is llie steel drag bar one! hooks used in a body.dragging ope drag bar is towed by Ihe firefighter rescue boal wilh a team of two f to drag them. Pic- alion. Irefighters. Face oE the City 327-2181 EVENINGS anil WEEKENDS 328-0005 Gcri Ebcrhard Frenzel, son or Mr. Ri.d Mrs. II. W. Fren- zrl of Magrath, successfully completed RCMP recruit training in March and has been transferred Lo British Columbia for duty. r Robert Michael Lnco, son of Mr, and Mrs. George Luco of Lclhhrulge, successfully completed RCMP recruit (raining in March and has been transferred lo British Columbia for duly. The provincial cnbinel has approved a grant to Glen Perry find to Perry Produce Ltd. at Coaldale for ronslruciion of accommoda- tion for farm labor. Debits lo individual bank accounts for Lhe monlli of March in Lhe Lethbridge Clearing House area, amounted lo million, says the Canadian Banker's Association. These figures include all amounls debited by the banks to the accounts of cus- tomers, current, persona] ant1 chequing and savings, maintained in branches in this area. The value of cheques drawn on the Bank of Can- ada, on the Government of Canada and by the chartered banks on themselves are ex- cluded in order lo provide an indication of economic activi- ty in Ihe private sector only. .Harry Bulpilt was elected president of the 20lh Battery Association at a meeting held at (he Royal Canadian Le- gion Thursday night. He suc- ceeds Nick Pcinycli. C. J. Jensen wa.s elected secre- tary-treasurer Executive members elect- ed iirc .Mr. Ponyrh, II. ConUs, J. Kinen. 11. Sliirlry, .1. Ilon- (Inrson, Hell. .1. T. I'- Slier rintf ton, G. Wilson, Herri ck. T. Adshcad, fV. Younfi and J. Mcl.nnghlin. TRAY-PAK MEATS LTD. 238 12th St. C. North Lethbridge Phone 328-7132 Announcing we are now under New Management and Ownership! We specialize in: if COMMERCIAL and PORTION CUTTINC7 HOME FREEZER ORDERS "We will be Vioppy ID cul our meal 10 ihe tuilomeri NcQrians." Wo would like to extend a personal Invitation our many Mends and custom en 1a come in and tee ui for the finest meals at the most reasonable pricei, STEVE MIKLOS and GRANT JACKSON PROPRIETORS FREE SPEEDY PICK-UP RESTYLING RcLINING REPAIRING CLEANING AND GLAZING The LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS 514 3rd AVENUE SOUTH The Lethbridge Symphony Association Present! their FINAL CONCERT OF THE SEASON Monday, May 1st p.m. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE FEATURING THE LETHBRIDGE SYMPHONY CHORUS Conductor WALTER OOERZEH ARTHUR HUNT and WAITS R GOERItN FOSTER TRIO FRANCIS QUINTET IIU LARTER GBOUr KAUFMANN DUET LIMITED RUSH TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ;