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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LE1HBR1DGE HERALD Friday, August 6, 1971 f PILING POURING The traditional sod-turning was replaced by a piling pouring ceremony for the official start of construction Thursday of the Henderson Lake community ice facility. Mayor Andy Anderson keeps an experienced eye on the operation. Mayor Anderson, hi a brief speech, recognized the efforts of Dr. Tom Atkinson, chairman of the parks and recreation commission, and Alderman Vaughan Hembroff, chairman of ihe cily council-appointed ice commiltee, in helping make the rink a realily. Aid. Hem- broff starled a short-lived fad by imbedding a dime in the fresh concrete. Mayor Anderson easily topped (his by tossing in a quarter. Dr. Atkinson threw in his dime and before the had run ils course ihere was upwards of a dollar in loose change floating around in the concrete. The amount adds Si to the cost of the ice facility, which will have two sheets of ice and seat approximately 1.300. The main ice sheet will be 85 feet by 190 feet. A smaller sheet (45 by 100 feet) will be covered with temporary bleachers for junior hockey games. Completion date is tentalively set for Oct. 20, just a few days before the first Sugar King game of the season. Distiict man named to commission Karris Taguclii of Picture BuUc is among four new mem- bers of Uic Alberta Polalo Ccrr.mission appointed recently by tlic Agrieultv.-al Products Marketing Council. The Calgary based commis- sion administer.' the province's annual S3 million potato indus- try. Other new members of Ihe seven man commission just appointed are William Visser and Jack Wabuchi of Edmon- ton and Kenneth Cook of Cal- gary. Continuing members are Kaz Okuma, vice chairman and E. E. O'Dbnnell, bmh of Taber and Corry Lcmmen of Edmon- ton, chairman. Firefighters answer three calls Lethbridge firefighters an- swered three minor fire calls Thursday night. The first call at 4 p.m. was to the Lethbridge Country Club in the riverbottom. Damage was estimated at 5150. Cause of the fire was be- lieved to have been furniture stacked too close to a compres- sor which had overheated. The two other calls both oc- curred shortly after 10 p.m. and neither "fire caused any damage. The first call was to a nib-: ish fire at 1218 6th St. N. and IJis second was to a back hoe init parked across the street from the Spanish Village Apartments, 1309 Lakemont Blvd. HOLIDAY INN PROGRESSES Construclion of ths Holiday Inn at Mayor Magrath Drive and 41h Ave. is on schedule. Developer Art BaUy said the project is expecled 1o be compleled in March of next year. Helping to keep Ihe nine-slorey high-rise on sched- ule is a new, faster method of pouring concrete. Here crews use a pumping system to pour concrete for the main floor. A special unit was brought in from Calgary by Smith Bros, and Wilson Lid. 1o accomplish Ihe job, only the second lime the technique has been used in the city. It is expected the pumping unit can be used as high as the eighth floor if required. Five Americans fined for drug possession Sales up The total sale of postage stamps, postage meter settings and cash receipts for mail posted in July of this year at the Le'hbridgc post office was a substantial increase over the figure for July, 1970. Five Americans were fined from S100 to S250 when they pleaded guilty in Cardston magistrate's court to the pos- session of marijuana, the pos-1 session of LSD or both. For the possession of mar- i ijuana Zane Lewis, 18, of Oak-1 land, California, was fined Dennis Edward Cunning- ham, 19, of State Line, Nevada, was fined Michael Max Spiesman, 21, and Mitchel Robert Young, 19, both of Brooklyn, N.Y. were fined ?150 for the possession of I LSD; Spiesman was fined an additional S100 for the posses- More lourisls Registrations at the two tour- ist huts in Lelhbridge for July soared this year with a 25 per cent increase over the same month last year. Total registrations this year were compared with 750 in 1970. The tally at the Foil Macleod hut was also up slightly, increasing from 13.2J9 in 1970 to in 1971. sion of marijuana. Abigail Goodyear, 20, of Dub- lin, New Hampshire, was fined S150 for the possession of LSD. HANOI PACK GARBAGE DISPOSAL BAGS For all household garbage, own gross, elc. Keep >our eon. Handi 2.29 yard and city pack of 50 bags. FREDDIE'S PAINT (WESTERN) LTD. 816 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5540 THE BOWMAN WALLACE CO. LTD. 612 3rd Ave. i. CHANGE OF Telephone number 327-2362 on Aug. 1st Since ihe business was slorled in 1891 by ihe late Mr. C. B. Bowman our num- ber has changed only with progress of ihe cily- From two figures to three figures to four figures to seven figures. Now in our Eightieth yeor our number has changed but our service continues. Phone 327-2362 INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Albertans have never been too comfortable as a small cog in somebody else's wheel. The provincial branch offices of political parties are asking you to consider changing the government of Alberta. Now, this is fair enough in our free society. And you owe it to yourself to. consider their requests seriously. Change of government would be an enormous boost in national prestige for any federal party. And a new field of national ambition would open up to the victor. So who really benefits? Think about it Alberta's Social Credit government has been effective because it has been free of federal power plays. And has attracted people and ideas that got Albertans building together. For Alberta's good. The result is that we are the most envied province in Canada. Time for a change of government? Why not sleep on it? Alberta Social Credit. Albertans building together. Authorized by Ihe Albftrln Social Credit Leigue ol Albtrti ;