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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL EXCURSION FARES CALOARY LAS VEGAS 153.84 RTN. CALOARY LOS ANGELES 171.90 RTN. CALGARY PHOENIX 117.17 RTN. tax to obove ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRI VILLAGI MALL PHONI 321-3201 The Lethbridge Herald August 1973 PAGES 13 TO 28 UTHMIDOE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Alberta Uwer level 7th Street Shopping Mall Phone 321-7411 ADDING MACHINES Standoff highway not before 1975 A bridge and a paved highway from Standoff to Lethbridge won't be built before Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne said Thursday. programs are set for this year a nd next year. I know they are anxious for the road but we have certain priorities set he said. The Blood Indian band the construction of the T highway to allow its Stirling area men admit stealing chicken Two Stirling district men who attempted last week to solve the problem of increas- ing meat prices in their own way will be sentenced next week in Lethbridge provin- cial court on two charges of and theft. Gordon Wayne and Lyle Wade pleaded guilty Friday to stealing worth of steak and chicken from home freez- ers during two break-ins in Stirling Aug. 1. Stirling is 24 miles southeast of L e t fa- bridge. The freezers were in gar- ages owned by Clifford ffir- sche nd Virgil both of Stirling. The two prowling shoppers were remanded for one week for pre-sentence reports. Fernie doctor to resign his Nova Scotia seat Nice today but Medicine Hat mall opens Wednesday Dr. Floyd the Nova Scotia MLA who lives in B.C. miles from his has Bald he will resign his seat. Dr. Macdonald says he will remain in the southeastern B.C. community where he has practised medicine for two years. First elected in the opposition member has re- turned to Nova Scotia for OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES sessions of the legislature. He says he has tried to resign his seat as Progressive Con- servative MLA in Liverpool before but was asked to stay on by his constituents. Dr. Macdonald was com- menting on a statement by Opposition House Le a d er John Buc h a n an that he should resign his seat if fas does not return by fall. The doctor said in an earli- er interview that the pres- sure of running a large medi- cal practice and serving as an MLA at the same time became too much. In June of 1972 he moved to a medical clinic in Fernie. handed in my resignation to the local constituency executive but they wouldnt' accept he said. wanted me to come out here for a while hoping I wouldn't like it and would He said he told a constitu- ency meeting in December of that year that he did not plan to return to Nova Scotia but the meeting voted unani- mously that he stay on. find myself in a very controversial position. My main interest will always be medicine but I was approach- ed to run as a PC candidate. 1 said no but my will perhaps not being what it should I was talked into it and I shouldn't say tiiis unfortunately I he said. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom 328X1372 2716 12 Ave. S. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SchworM Bldg. 2J2 5th S. Phone 328-4095 Hospitality award given The Lethbridge Travel and Convention association gave its first hospitality award this year to a Calgaiy Norris Knudtson. Mr. service reprentative for G e n e r al Motors of Canada was instru- mental in helping an Idaho tourist stranded in get parts to repair his car. Frank manager of the Lethbridge bureau said the signed certificate award has been presented only 16 times since the recognition plan began five years ago. Fun seekers may have to head for the shade of na- ture's trees to escape 80 degree temperatures this week- end. The Lethbridge and district forecast is for no wind and clear skies during the day with scattered thunder- storms in the late afternoon and evening. The city receiv- ed just a touch of precipitation. Friday night as it escaped the wrath of a cold front that passed over Southern Al- berta. Centres to the south and southeast were not as fortunate. Pincher Creek reported a slight hail storm and the severe thunderstorm in with most of its .83 precipitation falling within a half hour. Hail stones were found as large as one-half inch in but no damage to crops was reported. A cloud burst in Waterton produced more than a half inch of rain and a trace hail. Thunderstorms in the Warner County filled creeks so rapidly a few small wooden bridges were washed out. The ground was reported to be colored white with hail stones in the Cypress Hills area and Medicine Hat was washed clean with .34 precipitation and slight hail reported in the only .03 inches record- ed at the airport. City's best gardens can be viewed Sunday Brandt GRAIN LOADER or High Capacity PORTABLE LOADERS and tubular Meet for strength tubular steel for strength or easing 16 gauge steel i casing 14 gauge I Sealed ball bearing and chain New gearbox with special gear made to last The Brandt Grain Loader available now at the in your area. DISTRIBUTED BY OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 803 46th AVE. S.E. CALGARY 236 36th ST. N. LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-1571 243-5551 AIR VAC 1811 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power furnace cleaning SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 INSTALLED Phono The general public has been invited to at Lsthbridge's most beauti- ful gardens Sunday. Winners of the Lethbridge and District Horticultural So- ciety's annual garden com- petition will open their yards to visitors all day. The judg- ing was completed Friday. Winners in the junior flow- er section Linda Poche of 1706 I4th Ave. Kelly Henderson of 1208 Lakeside Robert Christie of 1026 24th St. N. Winners in the junior vege- table Donna Wauters of Box Leth- David Bell Stirling Patti Ervin of 1006 17th St. N. Donna Wautsrs also received the J. Downs Memorial Plaque for the best Junior Garden. In the overall city com- petitions for gardens of less than 50-foot the winners Mrs. Aiyce Rea ot 613 18th St. H. W. Kirkland of 2014 9th Ave. Mrs. Juliett Laoey of No. 3 2309 Mayor Magrath Drive. Winners in the over 50-foot frontage Joyce Ervin of 1006 17th St. Martin Kamma of 921 6th St. Dr. Michael Pratt of 2231 19th St. S. Winners in the vegetable garden section Mrs. Stephanie Wolstoncroft of 726 22nd St. Dr. Ken Graham of 1405 19th St. N. In the composite garden winners Harvey Wiens of 1401 19th St. Robert Mantei of 2007 14th Ave. Arthur Layfield of 2205 Scenic Drive. Winners in the unusual garden section Hugo Mueller of 829 15th St. Lloyd Spencer of 2429 9th Ave. Nick Mucciarone of 2606 7th Ave. A N. Mr. Mucciarone also won the award for the best lawn of all the gardens judged. Winners in the commercial section A and W Drive-In at 210 3rd Ave. the Edith Cavell Home Drive In Gulf Self-service station at 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. A new million shopping centre 'will open Wednesday in Medicine Hat. The shopping South- view will contain 27 stores and offer to the cus- tomer such features as air conditioning and wall to wall carpeting. Major tenants of the new mall are the K-Mart and the IGA supermarket franchise owned by Home Pitfield Foods Shops include a pet drug jewellery a gift a radio men's wear teen cloth- ing a shoe clean- ers and a furniture and' ap- pliance store. The wide variety of stores inside the mall contain square feet of selling area and outside there is parking space for vehicles. The two major K- Mart and IGA will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon- day to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The other stores at tile mall will open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Wed- from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m. on Thursday and Fri- and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Site of Southview Mall was chosen for its convenience to both the city and rural cus- tomer. It is only a lO-minute drive to the mall from point in the city and fat the convenience of tourists it is easily accessible from 'the Trans-Canada Highway. people to live on the re- serve and work or attend school in Lethbridge. The highway would shorten the distance between the two centres to 30 miles and a band spokesman suggested the distance to Waterton Lakes National Park from Lethbridge could be reduced to 50 miles if the government saw fit to extend the road from Standoff to Waterton. The highway would ne- cessitate the construction of a bridge across the Oldman River at an estimated cost of million. A Blood tribe spokesman is hopeful the road and bridge will receive approval tihis fall for construction in 1975. 'We're looking for a bridge that will last for at least 50 he said. a spokesman in Mr. Copitihorne's office said the province is obtaining the right-of-way for the por- tion of road through the Blood Reserve. made en agree- ment with the people on the reserve and we think the road is a good idea. It is just a matter of the spokesman said. Weekend festival at various locations Community involvement Is the dominant theme of the Weekend Community Festi- val presently underway at various locations in the city. The festival started Friday night with a youth dance at the civic centre. Activities to- day started with a pancake breakfast. Demonstrations of art work and handicraft involved those of the public who were inter- ested today at the civic cen- tre soccer field. A metal fashioned from items contributed by festival is being completed and will be presented to the library. Child ren's films were scheduled for this afternoon at the Yates Centre. A public wiener roast at Indian Battle Park will start today at 6 LEONARD FAST i-nvi LIB BARRISTER SOLICITOR NOTARY PUBLIC Wishes to Announce The Opening of an Office For the Practice of Law at 1709 20 th Alberta P.O. BOX 1360 Bus. 345-4444 Res. ALBERTA E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 NEW LOCATION REX UMBER Fashion Barber Shop 4U 4th Ave. S NOW AT 5TYLERITE BARBER SHOP 1514 9th Ave. South PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. and 1514A 9th Ave. S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking SUEDE and LEATHER PROCESSING pleat drapery protesting Beat The ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They Last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 90S 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-4456 ASTRO REALTY LTD. we a home let us yours. PHONE 328-7748 Bti Certified Dental Mi CLIFF 9BLACK DENTAL LAW MIMCAL DENTAL BLDO. Uwer Level PHONE 327-2122 p.m. It will be followed by films at the Yates at 8 p.m. Sunday's events include a ball game be t w e e n the ROMP and city police and youth of the city. A benefit concert featuring Roundhouse and KMck will conclude the festival at 6 p.m. at the exhibition sports compound. Super 7-PIECE WINE CADDY Complete with 6 Libbey Tall Wine Glasses 9.95 only An elegant touch for all accessions. Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN 12 critp fried chicken 4 Corn 4 Dinner Rolls French Fries or Potato Salad Sweet and Sour Sauce DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR FOR ONLY ENTER THE CHUCKLE JUST CALL I LI LI 327-0240 OR 1 11 I INN from th. 327-2297 fcw wir Depot There are very few things thatyou will buy in your lifetime that will grow so much in personal value to you as Portraits by TERRY BUND PHOTOGRAPHY LTD. Now with 3 locations to serve. 1224 3rd Ave. S. College Mall Taber ;