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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IB THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wedneiday, August 4, T971 ON HOLIDAYS-J. J. Hcelman and his wife from Rotterdam, Holland, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Hogeworn- ing of 1212 Henderson Lake Blvd. Mr. Hoetman's favorite hobby is painting. He took a three-inch by five-inch post card, shown tacked at right centre of above photo, and ended up with the 24-inch by 40-inch enlargement. If took six hours a day for five days to complete the painling. Decision soon on MRV park Lougheed begins tour of south area Monday's meeting of city council wili probably have a recommendation from City Manager Tom Nutting on the designation of a MRV park for Lethbridge recreation vehicle users. A recommendation to Mr. Nutting is (.0 come from a meeting tonight of an ad hoc committee set up by the parks and recreation commission. Gty youth remanded on five charges An 18-year-old Lethbridge man pleaded not guilty in ma- gistrate's court to uttering, false pretenses and theft. William Olejarnik, 1218 9th Ave. X., appeared in court lor the sixth time and pleaded not guilty to two charges of utter- ing, two charges of false pre- tenses and one charge of theft. Judge A. H. Elford set cash bail at S200, but bail could not -be immediately met. Olejarnik was remanded in custody until the bail could be raised by his parents. He will stand trial on the five charges Aug. 18. Public hearing A public hearing on a zoning bylaw amendment requested by Holiday Village Ltd. will be held Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall. The amendment, which has been given first reading, would rezone one residential lot for commercial use. It is planned to use it as part of the Holiday Irai parking lot. Mr. Nutting, in turn, is expect- ed to have a submission ready for council Monday. The ad hoc committee is made up of commission chair- man Dr. Tom Atkinson, Ron Viney and Pat Webb, past chairman of the commission. Also represented are various local groups involved hi rfic- reaticnal use of motorcycles, dune buggies, four wheel- drive veliicles and other rec- reation machines. Dr. Atkinson said the com- mittee's immediate concern was for the designation of a temporary site for MRVs, but there was also a need for long- term arrangements for recrea- tion vehicle users. The need for a specific area or areas for MRVs has been emphasized since city council tliis spring banned them from park areas, which includes al- most the entire river valley. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES tTD. ESTABtlSHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 41 h Ave. S. Phono 327-1541 City gets new chemist Tlw City of Lethbridge has a new process chemist for its secondary sewage treatment plant, scheduled to go into oper- ation in September. Dr. Peter Heilly started work Tuesday. A major part o[ his job will be to analyse the sew- age entering the plant to ensure that it contains no materials that might disturb the process within the plant. Dr. Reilly has been a post- doctors! fellow at the Univer- sity of Lethbridge this past year. His PhD in chemistry was earned at the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia. Provincial Progressive Con- servative leader Peter Loug- heed today began a three-day tour of southern Alberta, which is to include a rally at Leth- bridge Thursday evening. Mr. Loughced was to be "mainstreeting" today at a number of points along the Trans-Canada Highway, includ- ing Strathmore, Bassano and Brooks. He goes to Hanna this afternoon and to Medicine Hat for a rally tonight. Man charged contributing A Bonnyville, Alta. man was remanded in custody until Wed- nesday for sentencing after he pleaded guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Court was told the charge stemmed from an incident in which Vernon Joseph Bouchir, 20, had sexual intercourse with a girl who was a minor. Following a request from the RCMP, sentencing was post- poned. Sentence is to ge passed in Taber magistrate's court. Bouchir was described as a transient worker. He was ar- rested and charged by a mem- ber of the Vauxhall RCMP de- tachment. The Opposition Leader leaves Medicine Hat Thursday morn- ing for a tour of Bow Island, Taber and Vnuxhall. Thursday afternoon's schedule includes stops at Milk River. Raymond, Stirling, Coaldale and Picture Butte. Arriving in Lethbridge Thurs- day evening, Mr. Lougheed will attend a rally hrrc at p.m. at the cast end of Hcndcr5on Lake Park. Although a number of Con- servative candidates from southern Alberta are to attend the rally, Mr. Loughced is ex- pected to be the only speaker. He wil also spend a few min- utes mixing with the crowd. Friday morning, Mr. Loug- heed visists Magrath, Ccrdston and tho Blood Indian reserve. After a noon stop at Fort llac- Icod, h? moves on to Clares- holm, Nanton, High River and Okotoks, returning to Calgary Friday evening. Guitar course Deadline is Thursday for the second group guitar summer :ourse at the Bowman Arts Centre. The course, running week- days at 4-6 p.m. for 10 days, is beinj directed by Lethbridgc guitar teacher Dale Ketcheson. The program, sponsored by the Allied Arts Council is open to beginners, aged 10 years and over, who own guitars. Weather story same Runny, with afternoon or early evening showers. Highs in the 85-80 degree range. That's right, there's more o( the same in store for southern Algerians. The weatherman says there is no immediate end in sight to the current warm spell. The Ihundershowers will tend to cool filings off in the evening, but otherwise the forecast is for a continuation at least for to- day and tomorrow of the warm weather that has blessed the region since the middle of last month. Yesterday's downpour i n Lethbridge just as people were going home for lunch dropped only .09 of an inch of rain on the city. The heavy rainfall lasted only five or 10 minutes. The weather office reported no overnight rainfall at Ken- yon Field. Last night's low was 59 degrees; yesterday's high was only 89, not a record for this date. The hot spell, a blessing or a curse, depending on the indi- vidual's reaction to day after day of sunny skies, has been ivith us since July 13. With the exception of two days of low-70 weather last week, the thermometer has Ken hitting the 80s and 90s every day since that date. Perhaps it happened at a secret session of city council held over the long weekend. It might have been that things got out of hand. Or perhaps not. No one will say, for sure. But cJty hall observers Tuesday morning noted a section of drapes in the coun- cil chambers torn from the wall. The damage had been quietly repaired by Tuesday afternoon. Reserve clinic opens STANDOFF A further ex- pansion of the services avail- able to citizens of the Blood In- dian reserve has been made with the announcement of a medical-dental clinic to he opened here Wednesday. The clinic will be located ini- tially in one of the KaLiai In- dustries houses in the cub- division. Two doctors and a dentist will man the new clinic and a pharmacist will also lie avail- able to dispense drugs. The clinic will be staffed by the doctors on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays while (he dentist will be working Tuesdays and Thursdays. A permanent clinic will likely be built here in the next live yeai's as part of a shopping- centre complex which is being planned. Awards night o Thursday for graduates C7 An awards banquet for 19 students graduating from the four-week Indian counsellor aid program at Lethbridge Com- munity College will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. in Erick- sen's Family Restaurant. Bill Thomas, deputy superin- tendent of Indian affairs in Ed- monton, will be guest speaker. The students in the program, recommended to the college by the Indian affairs department, have been trameu io counsel Indian children having prob- lems in school This is the third year the four- week program has been under- taken by the college. Two arrested at border RCMP report two drug ar- rcsls at the Carway border crossing Monday. Mitchell Robert Young, 19, of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Michel Max vSpcisman, 21, also of Brooklyn, arrested and charged possession of marijuana under the narcotics control act and possession or LSD under i the food and drug act. The pair was to appear in Cardston magistrate's court to- OKAY, WHO STOLE MY ENGINE? A person just can't be loo careful these dayi. Park a car in downtown ielhbridge in broad daylight and the nsxl Ihing you know the engine is missing, ll's Ihe ultimate in sneak-thief artistry, tuckily, the owner of this car has a spare engine in Ihe rear, tike the Volkswagen in Ihe next parking spot, the Corvair puts the car before the "horses." Phone book ivealth of info even though some is outdated NEW BETTER WAY TO PAINT- PAD PAINTER Faster lhan a brush, easier han a roller Releases right amounl of paint Cuti paint- ing time Saves paint Saves work Gives better re- sults. Introductory Offer. Save SPECIAL...... 0 FREDDIE'S PAINT (WESTERN) ITD. 816 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5540 ASBESTOS TOWN IN A HOLE When you aro litorally alivo by tho industry lhal supports you, what can you do about il? Thai's tho problem faced by rosidonts of AsbcMos, Quebec. Gcrord Vulliercs tells in Saturday's Weekend Magazine how open-strip mining that supplier most of the employment for the men of Atbostos li also destroying their town. In Your lethbridgo Herald Weekend Magaiine Permits ahead of year Although the July building permit total for Lethbridgc was well below last year's figure for the same month, the tola! to date is still ahead of the 1370 level. Permits issued by the city hall building department came to only last month, more than million IP.SS lhan the in July of 1970. However the figures for the year so far stand at well ahead of last year's total of for Wie same period. The largest single contribu- tion to the July total was 000 [or the new community ice facility being built adjacent to Hendfrson Stndium. Site preparation work on the rink started last week and an official commencement cere- mony is slated (or Thursday. The rink is to be ready for use this (all. Single family residences made a major contribution In the July total, as they have Talk about pollution! More lhan Hi tons of as- sorted garbage and debris were removed from Watcrlon Lake during (lie weekend by divers from Calgary. The divers, members of the Triton Scuba Divers 'Cli'b, concentrated on the area around Urn dock and wore able to accumulate truck- loads of junk from the water. The collection -vas n spe- cial part of Ihn chili's annual convention and will bcconii! nn annual event hero during the August holiday weekend. through, most of the year. Per- mits for 22 residences were is- sued; total value came to Srvcn duplexes were started. Their value amounted to MH) Apartments weie valued at S27.-i.fiOO. Of this, was for a four-suite unit at 3407 20th Ave. S, The remaining 24 units nrc being built at Ashgrove Iload and Unknmount Blvd. a experimental town- house project. A permit wns issued (or renovations to Uic former car check building at 1517 M.r-or Magralh Drive. ]t is to become I ho Golden Bridge nr-stnuranl. Summer handyman projects continued at a fairly high level. Tu-only-niglit permits were is- KiHHl for minor home renova- tions. Their total value was By JOAN BOWMAN Staff Writer The Alberta Govern m e n t Telephones' 3971 72 directory is already cut of date less than two weeks after it was issued. Aficionados of the 360 page annual best-seller will note that on page 3 of the yellow where no fingers have been walking so far information on postal rates is behind the times. The Canadian post office did ACT a dirty Liberal turn when it raised the first class mail rates after the telephone book had 'gone to press. First class letters are now seven cents Cor the first fcur ounces, up one cent. But ACT can count on being right up to date in one area at least: its changeless Ready Reference Tabes and Informa- tion. An annual feature of the tele- phone directory, the lablcs offer such racy data as: the equivalent in miles of one nau- ticJ knot (1.15266 each month's hirthstone and flower; hay and straw weights (36 pounds of straw equal one and cookery cquiaients (one pinch is something less than one eighth a The tables are a must for crossword puzzle solvers and winners o' TV quiz contests. The directory notes the new exchange for West Lethbridge, 329, the third exchange for the city after 327 and All 329 numbers are for (he new University of Lethbridge campus. Listings for nearby towns have been increased to 35 by the addition of Standoff on the Blood Reserve. Although the smallest listing in the book, the Standoff direc- tory features the most evoca- tive surnames: Eaglechild, Plainwoman, Plaitedhair and Bigthroal. The 168 white pages for Leth- bridge begin witli businesses whose names cleverly start with A-l (A-l Cabinets and Crafts, A-l Septic Tank Ser- Presumably they cannot be vanquished from their first- place positions, P.I least until a seller of exotic animals takes up residence. Thus, A-l Aard- varks. The last name in the city listings is Zvingevics. a hard name to beat unless it is stut- tered. Music pupils at workshop Nine music students from Lcthbridge and near environs are attending the 13th annual provincial summer music work- shop in Camrosc. The four week workshop, sponsored by Ihe department of culture, youth and recreation, has attracted 200 young musi- cians, including: Don Pcard, Greg Ilrennan, Bob Foster, Hi- romi Takahashi, Tom Little, Peggy Foster, Lori leister, V.il Horvnlh and David Kicslcr. The students have been form- ed into a concert band, sym- phony orchestra and two choral units. They will present n con- cert Monday in the Southern Alberta Jubilee Audiloirum at Calgary. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) A number is still given for Ins Sick's Arena at 205 12lh St. A S., although the building was burned to the ground last spring. CJLH-TV didn't get its name changed fast enough to have its listings under its new call letters. CJOC-TV. The book also includes in- structions on how to survive in the advent of nuclear war. More interest in new concept The livestock branch of tho Canada department of agricul- ture in the city has become, the right arm of the informa'Jon branch following the Agricultur- al Institute of Canada conven- tion and Whoop-Up Days. Gordon Ross, livestock super- visor for CDA, said several high placed officials with the societies within AIC and sever- al fair board organizations have expressed great interest in Lethbridge facilities and the local fair. Of particular interest is the new concept livestock show at Whoop-Up Days and the feed lots and confined sheep opera- tions in the south. Mr. Ross said the recent Ab- erdeen Angus tour to the south proved tlus. "There was a good cross section of cattlemen, par- from the southern United States, and these men had some real pointed ques- tions about the industry in southern Alberta." An insert by the Alberta Emergency Measures Organi- zation, Ih2 instructions ask city residents ID always keep on hand a two supply of [cod and emergency equip- ment, and remember protective measures should the attack warning sirens peal out. The EIUO advertise m e n I. seems a trifle extreme these days, particularly in light of U.S. President Nixon's propos- ed trip to the U.S.S.R. and western countries' gung hi gallop to recognize Red China. But than AGT can't be re- sponsible for differing political climates. fts main directory informa- tion listing o.' telephone num- bers will remain, for the most part, correct until August, 1972. And for sure, one year from now, one truss will still equal 36 pounds of straw. HQ opened Campaign headquarters for Lclhbric'ge West Socred candi- date Dick Gruenwald have opened in the Royal Trust building, 323 7th St. S. The phone numljer for the new headquarters is 328-8954. damage in car crash Two minor injuries and damage resulted wten two cars collided at the inter- section of 3rd Ave. and 15th St. S. at about II p.m. Tuesday. Th driver of one car, Victor Trcka of 1603 ISth Ave. S. and his wife Betty were taken to St. Michael's General Hospital, treated and released. Garrett Sears Ryan of Cal- gary, the driver of tha other car, was not injured. THE BOWMAN WALLACE CO. LTD. 612 3rd Ave. S. CHANGE OF Telephone number 327-2362 on Aug. 1st Since ihe business was slarfed in IBP? by ihe late Mr. C. B. Bowman our num- ber has changed only wilh progress of the city. From Iwo figures to three figure! Io four figures Io seven Figures. Now in our Eighiieth yeor our number hos changed bul our service continuei. Phone 327-2362 INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. NEED A MOTOR HOME? SEEI PRICEI AND RIDE IN THE smoothest riding Motor Home made today THE Home wilh llie lcai.1 noise wliilo (ravelling THE only Motor Home available today with the riding quality of a big car. VERY good gai mileage. WE inviio you to soo our 22 ft. and 23 ft. capacity models, constructed so thcro is more room inside than the aver- ago Motor Homo of this sizo. AMPLE storage and upper cupboards. SECOND hand trailers ond eampori available. TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN ;