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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE UUI8R1DGE HIRAID Wednesday, Auguit 9, 197J Kenyan needs growth By JOE MA HcroW Staff Writer Facilities at Kcnyon Field me adequate only for the next few years and they need to be upgraded to keep pace with the development ot southern Alber- ts, a Herald survey shows. The two runways nt Ihe Lcth- bridgc nii-port nnd feet long have difficulty in accommodating larger aircraft. But if smaller aircraft are to he used, the runways pose no problem. The question ot lengthening I h o runways is therefore dependent on whether larger aircraft arc necessary- There are three taxiways, which are enough unless fre- quencies of arrivals and de- partures nre increased. The main parking ramp can accommodate the equivalent of four or five Visccnmts Westbridge already popular Several loeal people hav said they mil definitely bu; loLs in Westbridge, Alderman Cam Barnes says. Aid. Barnes said he has been approached recently by five o: six people who are anxious ti buy land in the new subdivision and aro waiting only for th lot designations to be made. He said he is "excited" b> the interest shown in the are; but is not at all excited by th name whie council accepted by a 5 to margin Tuesday. The name was approved wit the apparent understanding i could be changed in the future "Westbridge sounds lik you're trying to say somethin with some teeth Ale Barnes said. eager planes. Whether Ihe amp needs to bo extended is gain dependent on the use ot -irger aircraft with more fre- uency. Tho terminal building Is old, nd heating difficulties are erienced in winter. There is no lace for travellers to have cot- ce or a sandwich. The waiting rea, according to a ministry of vansport study, can only com- ortably accommodate 40 per- ons. The existing facilities there- ore suggest a higher priority or terminal building improve- nents, and the runways, taxi vays and ramp will be ade- quate until the air travel pat erns begin to change. Looking to the future, how ever, to attract potential m ,'cstors. particularly those nanufaclurinB interests whose products require air freight, air .niimportation has to be im iroved. and the Lc'hbridge I'liamber of Commerce ha: bscn lobbying in this direct on Economic factors do not sug gest Lethbridge as a stop poin in the transcontinental route due (o the fact that Calgary 130 miles north of Lcthbridge has 10 times the population o Lethbridge. That does not. however, ex dude the possibility of cast west links through I-cttibridge using small and medium-sized aircraft. South-bound traffic to Mon (ana has been unsuccessfully tried by a local interest. Ther is no indication lhat a commer cial enterprise intends to re-in troduce the Lethbridge Grea Falls route in the immediati future. The approval by th cify council last week for a initial study to be made is onl the first step. The study, en peeled to be completed withiri two months, will be submitte to council, which will then de cide whether a need for provement exists and whethe follow-up action Is necessary. BODY PAINTING? Scott Turnbridge, three (above seems to have gotlen as much pain! on himself as his picture. But )hon everyone realizes that wllh this new typo of art it is the color combination and the de- sign that counts not the manner in which you put the paint on. Martin Karnmo, also three, (right) is a bit more caulious wilh his painting. He begins one color in one corner. Steven Snider seven, has drawn his picture 1o include n slogan, "light." The painting wat part of tho Summerfun program at Rideau Court yester- day afternoon. This the last for the Community Summer Program. Finlay No civil liberties office in city H'or some time' By RUDY HAUGENEDEU Herald Staff Writer The Alberta Human Rights and Civil Liberties Association probably won't have a perman- ent office in Lethbridge for some time. Considered the private watch- dog of individual rights and A LITTIE BIT Of CANADA IN AFRICA A utility unit for use on n one-ton truck manufactured in lelhbridge is leaded onto a Iruck-trailer the start of its three- month journey to the city of Alrode in the province of Transvaal, Soulh Africa. Tho Haul- all unit, designed, patented and manufactured by lethbridge's Neufeldt Industries ot Kenyon Field, may bn used to haul garbage, for closed hauling and with a gravel spreader for winter rood work, A company in lite South African city plans to produce the unit and pay Neufelcft on a royalty basis. LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Invites QUAUFfCATfONS: High School Molrkulchon or belli.. brary experience an auet. DUTIES; Performi routine library duties rneludintj typ and filing. Will be expected To ierva on iho circulafion deiV, mils! iludonli and foe why in book and periodical in I action r chricVoui. Perform olner duTiei of o clerical noiuro requij-td. Corn men to wilri qualificotioni and APPLICATION DEADUNE Auguil >5, 1972. InJcreUed pen on i ihould apply for thq Appl Itfjn for Employment form fot G. A. KENNEDY DfflECTOR OF PERSONNEL LETH6RIDGE COMMUNITY COUEGE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Local Liberals to choose An announcement concrrnin the nomination convention the Llhcral Party this weekend. The convention nominn a cnmitrlfLtc to contest in the election of an MT for the hrirlge riding. Liberal president Rvv.n said twlny ho h fives "somo news in three or four days" about, the conven- tion, v.hirh hern poslponod until "an appropri- ato time" f.incc spring. jerties in this province, Dr. ouglas Armstrong, a counscl- r and for the said, massive pubb'c sup- trt is required Ixsfore an of- cc could Ix: considered here. The group, headquartered in dmonlon, hopes to hire a full- mn person to answer com- aints throughout the province ending the conclusion of fund- talks with both the federal provincial governments he aid in a telephone interview ucsday. An ad hoc human rights jroup was set up in trlier this year to study the asabtlity of setting up an of- ce here. The group is com- rised of a cross-section of cit- ens including lawyers and ac- clcmics. The Human Rights and Civil iberties Association does not nvolvo itself in minor legal assies nor does it provide free gal advice for .such persons, Ir. Armstrong said. Its purpose is to ensure ex- ting rights are enforced and o help develop more individual ights and liberties, be said. Mr. Armstrong said there currently a struggle to main- ,in individual human rights in n era of mass decision omputerization and institution- liyation by governments vhich is brought on by the pub- The association was original incorporated in as the tlberta Human Rights A-ssocia ion and operated primarily by ivil servants for liie first two Later, as a result of jy non-civil servants from with n the organization, most of the government personnel pullet >ut, Dr. Armstrong said. Association funds are prim arily provided by tho provincia government and a new dca was being drafted at the lim if the Socred defeat at the poll last fall, he said, The group i currently negofSating with th new Conservative governrnen for a new money deal. At present, the Alberta ill man Rights and Civil Association is asking the a torney General Mcrv I investigate his own depart mcnt. The investigation rleman stems from what the grou terms the "persecution" of D David Craig of Kdmonton, wh recently got into trouble his mclhadone treatment heroin Dr. Craig's files were seize by Kdmonton city police an not only did the police infring on his rights by not rclurnin the files immediately after court order demanding such, but his patient.s also lost their ghts, Dr. Armstrong says. "The police had a chance to xik at the hies (of controlled eroin addicts) for a long me." He said the methadonc treat- ,ent of addicts resulted in Dr. raig's patients have under- orma! productive life. Before, ost bad been engaged in activity to support icir habit. Dr. Craig's patients included eoplc from all walks of life. Dr. Armstrong said some of r. Craig's controlled addict atients have "hassled" y police since the files were eized and returned, In one instance a "controlled atients apartment was raided y Edmonton The pa- ent, a carpenter, was on rcscribed dosage of mctha- onc when the police drug raid o o k place. Dr, Armstrong aims t he rn an wn s badly ushed around by police who Iso dumped his prescribed uppty ot mcthadone on the loor and left. Ife intimated other of Dr. !raig's petients have under- tone similar police treatment. Dr. Craig's files were initial- y seized to investigate harge of defrauding the pro- incial health care scheme o! The charge was later with- Irawn, Later, doubt ahout the tor's treatment of addicls was cast at an inquest looking into death of four of his pa- ents. The four died over a ?riod of years, Dr. Armstrong said .since the Desert urbanization trend discussed by geographers provincial government recent- for them, wtiereas tlicy (tha ly took over the treatment of addicts, two patients have died as the result of ovcrdosage. However, he said, no coron- er's inquest has been ordered allorny general and Edmonton police) saw (it to investigate Craig's cases which took place over a considerably longer per- iod of time. A trend toward desert "Uion in various pirts of the was thoroughly analyzed y geographers at the inlerna- onal Arid Lands Com mission onfercnce at the University of ethb ridge. Particular attention was ivcn to the south western Uni- ed States, where populalion rojecLs put 10 million more >eoplc into Arizona in the early 'art of the 21st Century and 40 million in California by the year 2000. The geographers, whose num- bers, had dwindled to about 34 by the end of the conference, had difficulty agreeing on the reasons people are attracted to the desert to live. To some, including three uni- versity professors from Ari- zona universities, the climatic amenities (orm the basic at- traction. "There is a tre- mendous belief that the south- CBC show cancellation is 'most unwise decision9 western United States la lha most desirable place to live in North Andy Wilson of the University of Arizona served. Dr. Ronald Peel of the Uni- versity of Urislol, England, said people will go on holidays to search for tho sun "but H is another thing Io expect them to move to the arid areas to live." Jack Mnbbut of the Univer- sity of. New South Wales, Aus- tralia, questioned the statement Dial arid zones have "nice T-ack of clouds and rzin is not necessarily nice, ho said. 1 r. M abbut a nd tb e other geographers also wondered if the Lcthbridge area is ac- curately considered arid or semi-and. long time It nan take a long to release a new wheat eight to 10 years work by a breeder, followed by three years of co-operative yield tests from Quebec to Alberta. Seed is Increased during the three- year test period to ensure enough for distribution when the variety Is licensed. CBC's cancellation of about the description of southern Al- to film a The Ixjng March West usually just includes "hot f n the coming to the cost the CBC only summer, cold in J. J. 1 1 9 J. It c. 1 the Mounties is "a most Smith reference to aridr Dr. F fScaty of the U of T, disaster manager of tne Travel and Convent ion Asso c i at ion of Southern "The average southern M-hnrta citizen would be insulted if it was .suggested he lived in 3s a head on Io >repa rations to celebrate the OOlli anniv e r s a r y of a 1'ertlllZer thrcc Scogrnphcrs from llic U.S.S.fl. rtcscrihcd Ihk he pointed out. Mr. Smith said he "quite compared willi arid zones in their The Lethbrirlgc General of the cancellation by of the world. Hospital and sent by the CBC Aug. and Fertilizers for tfroup, which met for five fomc District No. ad reasoning hehind and Lawns, prepared nl Die U of L, comprise ration is revising its cancellation is the department of soil of 15 commissions operat- disaster disaster" of the distrihuted by Ihe the Internationa Hospital disaster plans of extension at the Union. The Arid quired by the about an Ont.trJfi f of Albert a, Commission has previ- Committee on Hospital the CEJC more than composition of soil; met in Lima, ijeru, India crepitation as one of the 1 and chemical the Isle of Crete, among juisitcs for accreditation. The 'orm part of the Emergent Health Services throughout trovinec to meet all Smilii the wisdom of v.cighinf! the KCMIJ documentary v.ith the1 failure of soils; commonly deficient nutrients; and ErrUlizer analysis, buying, application and plntes. Tli ft main body r-f the; union is nu'elinji next in Montreal. On 26, another group of de.s and to provide Jalna also covers compost from that confer- medical a Canadian, as one in starter will through Lethbridge At present, the business and as and soil will be lakcn on a lour of Municipal Hospital and in Western f.'anadn, I is available from by the U of L fjcthbridgo Auxiliary Hospit a each have (heir own disappointed Mint 1 h c CBC hris canccltcd tho deparlment stafl. r isaster plans. The this important tion is working on a new for both proposed M R. W. WEST COAST TRUCKLOAD SALE Io announce tho FRESH FISH AND hit practice to the Will Bo HcM At FORT WHOOP-UP Medical Dental Thursday, August 10th 20th Avo. Friday, August of From a.m. to 328-2326 FRESH WHOtE SALMON NOW TO Hour Answering ;