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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta BOOK NOW FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS IN ENGLAND Special 22 45 day excursion return fare Calgary London Only ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CINTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION August 1973 PAGES 13 TO 26 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Alberta Phone 328-7411 CURRENT STORE to Wed. and Fri. Thuri. to Closed Disaster act hearing attracts few residents By JIM LOZERON Herald Staff Writer A provincial law which would make more explicit measures to be followed dur- ing a disaster or emergency was given general approval by a sparse gathering of Lethbridge residents Tues- day. Only 20 persons attended the public one of 15 the province has to discuss the Disaster Services Act which received first reading in the spring legisla- tive session. Ernie director of the Emergency Measures Orga- told the meeting that the act does not extend the powers of the provincial government in emergency measures. the powers contained in the act have be- longed to the provincial gov- but the new act comes away from a gen- eral statement and becomes a little more explicit in deal- ing with emergency mea- The act would provide pro- vincial and local govern- mants with emergency pow- ers to confiscate and expro- priate control trav- restore essential services and distribute essential provide powers to evac- uate authorize entry into buildings without war- fix prices for supplies and services and conscript manpower. In explaining the neccesity for emergency measures Mr. Tyler the late 40s and early there was a real threat cf nuclear war- fare and all provinces passed legislation to deal with the threat. Now it is generally agreed that the threat is re- said Mr. but the threat has not disappear- Improvements in technol- ogy have made possible many he but Gov't confirms purchase of city land for offices City coffers were enriched by today the amount of a cheque received from the provincial govern- ment for its portion of land in the downtown redevelop- ment area. The 6.43 acres purchased by the province will be used for a new administration building consolidating provin- cial government offices in the city in the two blocks east of 2nd Street and south of Avenue S. It may also be eventually used for a new provincial court house. In other developments in the downtown redevelopment area Mayor Andy Anderson said An announcement by wards and the city on Wood- wards' plans for the down- town scheme will be made the second week of Septem- ber. A meeting between officials the provincial highways city hall and the county of Lethbridge Tuesday achieved n t re- that will see removal of wrecked autos from the Mai-shall Auto Wrecking at 2nd Avenue S. in the near future. The mayor said the Wood- ward's development is to be- gin Jan. 1974. James Wens- ley and Associates of Edmon- ton has been retained by both Woodwards and the province to design the entire project. This is the season for beautiful Gladiolus Arrangements from AND UP MARQUIS ROWER SHOP PHONE 327-1515 Stamps mark royal visit Two stamp's commem- orating the royal visit and the Commonwealth Con ference will be released to the public Thursday. Both stamps will bear the portrait of the Queen by Eng- lish photographer Anthony Buckley. The two stamps are the largest size ever issued by Canada Post. One is an eight cent denomination for domes- tic mail and the other a 15 cent denomination for over- seas mail. ASTRO REALTY LTD. Don't delay let us eTKyigjjr home today PHONE Be sure to attend the following local events Coaldale Settler Days AUG. 3 AND 4 Milk River Bonanza Days AUG. 6 WESTERN HATS Straws and by Bailey Resistol Stetson WESTERN BOOTS for the whole family By Tony Dan Cowtown WESTERN SHIRTS By Rochmeunt and Miller JEANS AND CASUALS Over pairs Levis and American Wrangler WESTERN Wilt J 308 5th Srract S. 328-4726 at the same time the possi- bility of serious emergencies has been created and govern- ments recognize that quick action must be taken. In ad- dition to these dangers- said Mr. disasters caused by nature can people in a lot of If the bill is passed it will provide for the establishment of a disaster relief fund to ad- minister funds collected from public donations directed by people from outside the gov- ernment and an emergency fund directed and funded by the government. The con- tingency he would allow the government to obtain funds immediately in cases of a disaster. Built into the said Mr. are safeguards which would prevent the misuse of power by government in times of emergency. At the end of 14 days the state of emergency declared by the lieutenant governor in coun- cil expires and the situation is brought before the legisla- ture for review. At the municipal level a similar provsion s he said. Although a municipal government could declare a state of the dec- laration would lapse after seven days. the minis- ter could cancel a decla- ration of local emergency at any time. After discuscmg the bill at some Mr. Tyler di- rected the meeting i n t. o groups around Gym 2 of the Civic Sports Centre to review various classes of the bill- Most groups agreed the government should pay com- pensation for damages caus- ed by but one group added that non insurable loss or damage through negli- gence should not be compen- sated. On the issue of expropri- ation and confiscation of per- sonal the reaction was positive but qualified by one group which suggested the measures be laken in cases of property required for an emergency and only in extreme The clause authorizing en- try by officials to buildings without an appropriate war- rant received favorable re- sponse. But one group stress- ed that only_ .authorized per- sons be allowed to enter premises. Authorities should also be held accountable for their ac- added another greyp. Copies of the bill and re- view forms have been sent to each municipality in the Mr. Tyler said. The meeting ended a parting blast by Lethbridge resident Lenard Haknrast. Commenting on the poor at- tendance he is the very people who do not at- tend a meeting like this who are the first to and am surprised by the small number of municipal people here. If they were here tonight they might have some idea of what their re- sponsibilities would be in case of a BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Pamphlet gives consumer tips Munching mistletoe will make you sick. Door-tc-door salesmen should have two official per- mit cards. A thousand tablets of Gra- vol will cost you but same amount of the drug pre- scribed in the and not the brand costs SG.12. All these facts and more are contained in the twenty- four page booklet distributed to city residences by Leth- bndge's Consumer Investiga- tion and Aid Opportunities Fcr Youth project. Almost booklets with consumer advice have been printed by the the re- sult of summer research in city stores and government PwJfolic ijarbecue Faulkner itinerary set Lethbridge residents will haue a chance to meet the Secretary of Hugh during his visit here next week. The federal minister in charge of Opportunities For Youth will attend a public barbecue at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Beer Gardens at the Ex- hibition grounds. Mr. Faulknar begins his Southern Alberta tour 7 in Waterton where he will attend an 8 p.m. performance of the Curtain Time Canada OFY troupe at the LDS stake centre. He will visit Fort Macleod Aug. 8 and meet OFY project Landed immigrant status offered to tear resisters The Canadian Coalition of War Objectors has launched aii to gel American war resistors to apply for landed immi- grant status under recent government legislation which allows 60 days for unlanded immigrants to apply. Jim national co- ordinator in says war resistors in LethbrTcige should contact the Calgary Committee on War Immi- grants. The federal government legislation is an amendment to the Immigration Appeal Beard Act last Novem- ceased to visit- ore to Canada to apply for landed immigrant status without first leaving the coun- trv. Mr. Maloney says many im- migrants were caught by the November immigration freeze and have since been working in Canada without permis- sion and have unable to regularize their status and acquire permanent resi- members there in the Muse- um stockade. His office has announced lhat he will not visit the Bloud and Peigan reserves as previously scheduled. Aug. 9 the minister holds a private breakfast meeting with the local OFY advisory committee and meets there- after with civic officials and Mayor Andy Anderson. Inspection of some Leth- bridge OFY projects and vis- its to those in Raymond and Stirling concludes the day's itinerary. Mr. Faulkner will end his stay in the district on a pri- vate ranch. city stores and government publications. About 50 pamphlets free for the asking still remain in the project's office at 542 7th St. S. Patti a student in the said the group hopes to print a hundred-page umer's encyclopedia before the project ends Aug. 17th. OFY regulations do not permit projects to invest in a large quantity of supplies. The Lethbridge project needs to make 100 advance sales of the second book at 75 cents a piece before undertaking its printing. Orders can be taken at the project's telephone number of 328-9718. Groundwork Workmen Hans Schimmel and Eugene Wolskys lay the foundation on the million sports- plex will rise. The arena just north cf the Lethbridge Community College is to be completed late next fall. FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR .An International M3aily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner St. 4th Ave. S. Open 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Thurs.and Sat. EXCEPT LEGAL HOLIDAYS Super ARLINGTON PUNCH SET 18 PIECE SET 1-6 ft. Punch Bowl Punch CupS 8-Plaslic Hooks 1-Plastic Ladle SUPER AQ SET f Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN COOL OFF Air Conditioning FROM C A SHEET METAL 1709 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. lower Laval PHONE 327-2822 FIRST TO CAMM'S Then it's Fun in the Sun this coming Holiday Summer Sandals White and colors with Platform Sole. Several styles to choose Trom A Perennial favourite SPECTATOR PUMPS by Empress and Black Whits and Navy Lovely Summer Style by JOYCE illustrated Red and 3- tone beige. Crinkle Potent Wet Look CAMM'S Open and Fri. until 9 p.m. 403 5th Street S. SHOES Certified Dental Mvcnonic CUFF BLACK DENTAL LAG SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. AUGUST 2nd SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE A good selection of houseliold goods and other articles for your selection this including the Lovely large Large unfinished chest of Large table desk Chrome kitchen table and 4 Good 4 shelf display Beatty ironing man- Recliner Swivel Nice bedroom chest of complete Good selection of electric and gas Also washer and dryers. Hot water Wood lathe complete with Room Several Selection of small and Small filing Set of bunk Single and full size 2 machine Large dolt Small Sew Kitchen and bathroom Metal tables and 6x8 and 9x9 7x9 Large oval Check Adding 4 pee. silver tea service 4 3 drawer metal file 4 small metal Viking 2 steno Saw Baby Poker Hoover upright Stock Book case. Many More Items Too Numerous To Mention. 1960 VOLKSWAGEN NEW KIDDIES SADDLE Pursuant to the Regulations of the Seizures Act and by Order of the Sheriff will sell the Keystone Penncrest slide Big Swinger 3000 Polaroid Land 3 small Crystar 8mm Keystone movie camera and Polaroid No. 2 camera and No. 404 Kodak Instamatic small metal file 134 long play dance records 50-45 R.P.M. dance and ironing garbage broom. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 318-4705 1920 7nd AVE. S. AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lk. 41 Lie. ;