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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH! WATCH FOR NEW REDUCED AIR FARES WITHIN CANADA "COMING SOON" ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL .'HONE 328-3201 The lethbttdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, August 9, 1972 PAGES 17 TO 23 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDQ. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a (pare pair of glcmel for holiday Friendship Centre closes in protest By JIUDY 1IAUGEXBDER Herald Stall Writer The Lelhbridge Friendship Centre is participating in a na- tion-wide 24-hour closure today to protest federal funding tie- lays. The day-long closure of centres throughout the country will emphasise the threat of permanent closure many cen- tres face unless the federal gov- ernment releases a portion of the five-year, S25 million deal (or the centres and migrating native people which Secretary o! State Gerard Pclleticr re- cently announced. Mr. Pclleticr said million will he available to the centres during the balance of the fiscal year, which ends in March. However, the centres need No, it wasn't quite a record GARDEN OF EDEN The apple tree was lacking, bul ihe back yard of Marlirt Kamma, 921 6lh St. S., could have rivalled the famous garden for beauty. He was awarded first prize for grounds over 50 feel in the District Horlic-jltural Sociely Garden Contest by judges Jim Archibald and Finlay Photo Tom Allen. Olher awards went lo William Rec, grounds 50 feet or less; Raymond Kimberley, new grounds; Nickolas Wolk, vegetable garden; Neilson Sullivan, composile; Peter Sodowski, unusual; Lori Jean junior vegetable section; and Linda Poche, junior flower section._________ Council looks at bousebuilders My RICHARD BURKE Herald Staff Writer Local housebuilders came under the scrutiny of city coun- cil Tuesday as a decision was made lo provide six show homes in conjunclion with the initial development of West-1 idge. Mud of have been selling in Leih- bridge. Erwin Adderley, executive director of the Oldrnan River Regional Planning Commis- sion, countered that the people may be buying homes simply because there "is no not because they particularly like the design. For the builder's part, he is going to go along with what dummerrun activities Much of council's final recommendalions e project was centred on an lack of choice -with special program )usc design in the Alderman Vcra week wraps up the up Iheir summer with a 56 iggcsted there really isn't jc i n problem Ittcausc Summer Program. Fri-ay marks Ihe close of all playground fun clubs and at Henderson Park. px Henderson Lake Day Camp ga operate for one more week sr Anglo will be the high-ight of the summer puppet workshop as Ihe young pupnc-tccrs present their own Aug. 18. Canoeing inslnic- ion, music and games will also ontinue for an additional week. The Community Summer at the Yatcs Ccn-.rc al 7 has sponsored such J1 vc its as arts and crafts, swim- CENTRE 419 5th Street wind-up event will Ihe playground circus. F r i day morning at Ihe Civic tours, picnics, special ev- ents and all sorts of games for young people in fxHhbridgc. c Phone All circus of the participants, e being made this week the ages of six and c items displayed will be years old, participated in own Summerfun activities under summer long supervision of several uni- WjjPs ends (his week. and high school stu- who arc of all a anyone is inlcrcslcd In u t Govcrnmenl Licensed on Ihe programs ard activities sponsored (his s Repairs to Radios, Televisions and Tap a by the Community SONY LLOYDS MECHANIC Scliwarii Bldg. 222 5lh SI. Program, letters may 1 he sent care of The City Hall rjuAL _ t voy SERVICE IIKKNICK 11KRU-; t REGULAR EVENING Staff Writer AT THE WAREHOUSE 1970 2nd AVE oldest, (irsl incorporat- Thursday, August cily ;n Canada, is Saint surprised at flow SAIE STARTS P.M. NO evcrylliiiif! is TERMS CASH Nu Nice coffee tables: Knd tables; Record cabinet; Occasional chairs; .Stools; x 12' and !l x 151 nice ling strips; Ironing hnnrds; Irons; Kids' horse; Pots; Pans; Uishr.s; cooler; Cooler jug; Hosr; flnrdcn tools; Itadio record player; Ilccord player: Tools; Klcdric grinder; 'i inch press drill; Jig saws; Mandrel and motor; Wood atlic and motor; Golf clubs and bag; Vacuum cleaners; Bisscl Master; Small jack; Harrcl pump; Floor polisher; perfect rjifr Iliol's dif- lamps; Klcdric fail; Pictures; Trikcs nnd scooter; Gas torches; Nice drapes; T.ihle saw and motor; Sleeping nnd con be used al- Dcniitifnl small china cabinet; Portable TV ami Radio-record players; I.argc Motorola TV; Baby Play pen; Kil cuplward; Cabinet sewing machine; FROM boqur; FJcctric ranges; 3 burner gas range; fridge; Washers, automatic and wringer style; Arborilc; Boat nnd Irailcr; Air compressor; Pressure pump and 5> tu Many More Itrms Too Numerous To Cut Leaf Palms FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Rubber Plants HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE TED NEWBY KEITH SHOP Ik. 41 lie. 327-1515 as been selling for years, un- to change the design, fr. Adderley said. The cost of housing in Lclh- iridgc was brought up through in Alberta Housing Corpora- ion market analysis for the vesl side. Allhough land costs lave been less here than 'algary or Edmonton, the cost square foot lo build a house ave been more here in nine of he last 10 years, Ihe survey In i960, for example, a nc1 ;e in Lethbridgc cost compared with Edmonton and in Cal- Oary. The construction cost per square foot that year, however as here and between and in Albcrla's .argcsl centres. When the wisdom of birinj, rchitects to come up with new house designs was queslionc< by council, City Manager Tom Nutting suggested architect :ould come up with design! which would allow housebuild crs to make tbeir profit bu could keep the end cost of th house down. He said it appears there ar "greater profts being mad hero on houses and land tha anywhere else in the prov ce." Mayor Andy Anderson sai since Ihe cily is "acting as development corporation, similar responsibilities, which includes hiring arch tecls. Derailment not serious A LcthhridRe-based CP Rail uxiliary crane-car unit is cur- ently enroute lo a minor train erailment at ,1 switch on a scc- ndary rail line near Shauno- an, Sosk. CP rail officials report a mi- ur derailment of two diesel en- ,incs occurred Saturday and he engines must be lifted back n the (racks. No injuries resulted and both ingincs remained upright. The Letbbridge crane unit vas dispatched after it was dis- covered a heavy duty crane fas not available at the scene of the minor mishap. Shaunovan is about 51) miles south of Swift Current, Sask. As hot as it seems in Lelh- bridgGj it isn't anything com- pared to last August, and ac- cording to the weatherman it looks as though it isn't going to Tuesday had a high of 92, which matched a record set in 1905 and 190fi and was thought to still stand. But it turns out the heat was so bad last year ,t affected the usual reason and accuracy of the weather staff. They forgot to read in the books about the record-shatter- ing 97 degree temperature reached Aug. 8 last year. In fact there were a lot of records shattered last year. The high temperature was nev- er lower than BO, and usually 90, for all hut three days in August. And the over-all aver- age for the month was 71.5, which the weatherman des- cribes as "very and was described by many others in different terms. The first days of this month were cool, with highs of G5 to 75, and it's only been the last few days that it's reached the high 80s. The weatherman says the remnants of a storm from north and east of Lethbridgc in an area about six miles west and three miles north of Kkiff, but heavy winds and rain ex- tended into Foremost, where Ihe wind was reported to have created some damage too. the money now, not laler, says William Head, executive direc- tor of the Lcthbridge centre. Any continued delay in pro- viding the funds will force the closure of many major centres serving nalive populations in Canada's major cities. Money shortages are also hampering the introduction ol many programs for native and non-native persons here, he said. A delegation of representa- tives from the National Asso- ciation of Friendsliip Centres is currently in Ottawa altempting to cut through the red lapo which is slarving Ihe centres. Allen Adair, Alberta minister responsible for northern devel- opment, told The Herald: "Friendship centres can be a most valuable asset. In some (Alberta) cases Ihere have Stewart pleased to have board The date for ttie next meet- ing of the Lcthbridge Commu- nity College hoard of governors will he decided at a conference next week between LCC Pres- ident Dr. C. D. Stewart and newly appointed board chair- man Bob Babki. Dr. Stewart said he is "happy to have a board alter waiting a month and a half for (he appointments of Mr. Babki, Kt-n Riley and Mrs. J. R. Gunn. "It appeai-s we have a really good Dr. Stewart said, At its head, "Mr. Babki has a good background in college ho added. been problems in management, bul these can be considered growing pains." He said much of the growing pain has been caused by money shortages which are delaying the introduction of many cen- tre programs, Manitoba Municipal Affairs Minister Howard Fawley said at the NAFC conference in Win- nipeg last week that the de- lays in implementing the new federal scheme are "further evidence where bureaucrat- ic ways of technicians are im- mune from public opinion and often dominant to the political masters who are able to frus- trate worthwhile programs by endless red tape." According to a spokesman for the secretary of stale, Ihe million scheme has yet lo be presenled lo the Ireasury board and an inter-departmental af- fairs committee before the money is released to the cen- tres. Manitoba Commissioner of U of L visit on Thursday More than 200 student appli- cants, parents and friends will pay an invitational visit to the University of Lcthbridgc Thurs- day. The visit is intended to ac- quaint the visitors with the programs and campus at the II of L. Members of the fac- ulty, students and administra- tion will lw on hand to answer questions. Some of the visitors have ar- ranged to stay on campus over- night. arc arriving, which means pos- sible thunderstorms tonight, and increasing cloud cover for the next few days. It also means a few days to cool off a little and prepare for the next onslaught of beat. Things weren't rosy every- where, however. Farmers in the Skiff area suffered broken windows in their houses and in some cases completely destroyed crops when a hailstorm struck Tues- day about 10 p.m. Tile hail was described as the "size of and "took the leaves off the trees." "You could scoop it up with a said several farmers. The most damage was done Accidents injure six Two accidents have sent six people to hospital with multiple injuries. The Herald learned from city ambulance attendants that a bi- cycle motorcycle accident at 6th Ave. and 13th St. S. shortly after noon yesterday caused in- juries to Corby Offet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald OKet of Lethbridge, A motor vehicle accident this morning on Highway 3 east, near Crestline Builders, on the Northern Affairs Ron McBryde said "friendship centres are teetering on survival." This results in a concentra- tion of time to budget and for additional funds which 'lakes away the opportunity for ithor things" including social ervice programs. Record shipments A total of 4.9 million bushels of barley were cleared through Churchill this year. This was the first time a second grain was moved through the north- ern port, and as a result of the success of the experiment, the Canadian wheat board will move substantial quanlilies of barley through there next year. north side of the CP rai tracks, resulted in injuries to five people. No details on either accident were available from city police. _ City voyageurs now in Saint John to this, everything back home is so new. Many of Ihese build- ings and structures arc still evidently showing the Loyalist tradition nnd background that was a part of New Brunswick's snid Georgia Fooks Herald telephone inter- view Tuesday. Saint John, spelled that way ,.i differentiate it from St. .John's, Nfld., is lied lo I-clh- bridgc this year as part of a student exchange program. ixillibridge's young voyafi- eurs have made it safely lo Saint John, and Mrs. Fooks said the hospitality Ihcy were greeted with was "really good. F.vcryone bas jusl been knock- ing Ihcmsclvcs out lo Iw nice lo us." There wore no major cvcnl.s as far as Ihe trip was concern- ed, she said, except lhat "we almost lost one of our kids in Winnipeg but she finally made the train." She said they spent two days on the train and "the kids hardly slept at So when we Ijejraii our piano ride, everyone was dead tired, and caught up with most of their lost sleep." So far, the voyageurs have "dragged all sai( Mrs. Fooks. She said they bar been honored at a barbecue ircscnlcd by Ihe Cily of Saint 'ohn. They had also out lo nearby nlack Harbor, lo see a ardine factory. Another inter- esting part of their trip so far las been touring r small town vhich was completely owned jy one company. The voyageurs were Riven a special welcome anil presented iiith gifts from the city of Sairt inspecled an ocean shipping area noted for oil shipments. Today was a free day for the voyageurs, and they planned to rent cars and go to Prince Kd- ward Island. The only travellers have experienced so far is a three hour wail in the Montreal airport: "Somebody got Ihcir said Mrs. Fooks. How is Hu- ll's foggy and cool. Mrs. Kooks CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2852 5.95 PYREX SCULPTURED OVEN-WARE 80-01. CASSEROLE wilh troy I or Set, only ___O.7J 40-oz. CASSEROLE with fray Set, only 3-P1ECE BOWL SET SO-oi., I QF 120-01. Set O.7J 48-oz. BOWL ........2.25 80-oz. BOWL Coll Houseworej 327-5767 DOWNTOWN John. They received beer mugs said they had been told thai wilh golden edging. The voyageurs also received gifts from Ihe province of New Dnmswick in the form of the province's flower enclosed in a plastic covering. "The Saint John voyageurs and many others met us at the airport. They tad a decorated bus with flags and western signs said M r s. Fooks. The voyagours went to the island pulp mill Tuesday, and to a deep sen cove. There they It's CAMM'S for BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS ON PRE-TEEN AND CHILDREN'S STYLES Saint John usuall The very in styles for the teen and two foggy days a The voyageurs arc expected lo return to Edmonton via Air Canada and to arrive back in Aug. 17. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR campus crowd MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH Colon: Navy Blue Suede All Brown Suede All Tan Suede Wedneiday Thuri. and FrJ. till 9 p.m. CAMM'S S to 10 403 5th St. 5. SHOES WATCH FOR HERB'S ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE COMING NEXT WEEK ;