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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 516 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wodncsdpy, August 12, 1970 City Residents Prepare For Invasion Of St. Laurent During Anniversary Kisheniiia Set OTTAWA VISITS LETHBRIDGE Dennis O'Connell, director of Lethbridge's teem- omic Development Commission, takes a ground floor look at the connecting of electrical lines, by city electrical department employee Roy O'Hara, to a display truck operated by the federal department of regional economic expansion. The truck, at 5th Ave and 6th St. S., will be open to the public Thursday through Saturday. Ottawa Display Opening To Public On Thursday of photographs, film slides, de- A display posters and scribing the work of the fed- eral department of regional economic expansion, will be open to the public Thursday through Saturday in a touring truck at 5th Ave. and 6th St. S. The display will open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the three days. The evening hours may be extended if public demand is large enough. The department, established in i960, pioneered the system of promoting its work by use of converted trucks. The system began last year when one truck visited the SAVE TUOP 60% UP TO OU7o ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT IIMUTE UFFLEft INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South Two Locations To Serve You 112 8th St. S. College Mall 9 Ladies' Suit Jackets Ladies' Plain Skirts H Ladies' Slacks Men's Soil Jackets Men's Slacks EACH Cash and Carry Only Saie Ends Aug. 15th Maritimes. The department now has three, and the Armed Forces, state department and department of agriculture have followed1 up with trucks of their own. The display in Lethbridge, managed by department public information officer Koy Cillis and a student, is part.of the first foray into the west. The 45-foot truck will Kave visited eight centres by tha time it concludes its tour in mid-September. It goes from Lethbridge to Vancouver for a two-week stay Aug. 22- Sept. 7 and then to Cranbrook Sept. 13-15. The department, headed by cabinet minister Jean Mar- chand, uses federal funds for economic development .on a regional basis, centring on spe- cial and designated areas. Southern Alberta has been named a designated area and through a system of incentives has seen the establishment of new industries. The latest industry to come under the plan is Aqua Tech Ltd. of Calgary which will con- struct an activated carbon plant in Lethbridge. The incentives provide funds toward construction and for each employee The department has jurisdic- tion over the Prairie Farm Re- habilitation Administration, al- though the PFRA does not come under the incentives scheme. The truck film slides run minutes per session, and will be shown about every 20 min- utes. The truck accommodates 24-30 people. 12-member delegation is scheduled to leave Lethbridge Friday morning for St. Lau- rent, Quebec, to take part in the fourth annual "twinning" between the two The occasion also marks Hie 250th anniversary of the found- ing of St. Laurent. In the group are Mayor Andy Anderson and Mrs. Anderson, Alderman Camrii Barnes, Aid. Steve Kotch and Mrs. Kotch, City Manager Tom Nutting, Tom Ferguson, advisory assis- tant to the city manager and Mrs. Ferguson, John general manager of CJLH TV and CJOC and Mrs. McColl and businessman Leo Singer and Mrs. Singer. Expenses for the trip are being paid by the city; has been included in this year's budget to cover the cost. Those persons going who are not on t< council or city employees, en- tertained visitors from St. Lau- rent in then: homes when a wrts Centre Renovations To Finish By Weekend Renovations to the Ciyic Sports Centre should be finish- ed this weekend. Work on the project got un- der way in mid-May with the an provincial grant. An extra was taken from contingencies. A major part of the job was the installation of air condi- tioning, at a cost of about 000. This also involved the re-, moval and bricking-in of win- Immigration Department Encourages Canadian Visits One of the roles of the im migration department is to en courage persons or groups persons to enter Canada, salt A. F. Lindner, officer-in charge of immigration at the Coutts entry port. "The decision regard ing entry is based on facts as pre- sented or established during an interview, whether it is done by a customs officer or an im migration he said. ;The questioning involv e s answering queries which wil July Warm With Little Precipitation July will go down in the rec ords as being a month of ab- normally warm temperatures interspersed with" almost negli gible precipitation. The high temperature for the month was 95.3 degrees on the 20th, seven degrees under the all-time record set in 1960 The low temperature during the month was 46.4 degrees on the 30th. The mean monthly tempera tune averaged 68.7 degrees nearly three degrees higher than normal. Total precipitation for the month was .31 of an inch, well below the normal 1.69. The low- est precipitation record of .09 of an inch set in 1910. Sunshine hours at the Leth- iridge weather station totalled 150.5 hours, well below the rec- ord 405.3 hours set in 1933. The all-time low sunshine hours record was 250.6 set in 1963. Permit Issued A building 'permit for 'or interior work on the Tip Top Tailors store in the Centre Village Mall has been issued at city hall. Barring setbacks, the new shopping centre should be ready for the announced open- ing date of Oct. 8. WKONG NAME Donna Pavan, Sunnyside, was Hie participant in the re- gional 4-H light horse show jicture in the Aug. 8 edition of The Herald. Miss Pavan was wrongly identified as Pat LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSING The Lethbridge Community College, in an atfempf to provide its potential students with housing information, is asking all residents of Lerhbridge with space avail- able for student occupancy to register with the Stu- dent Personnel Services Department at the College. This whl Insure an early assignment of accommoda- tions and will facilitate matters for both the student and the proprietor. Type of Accommodations Required (1) Room and Board (Single and Multiple) (2) Apartments (Basements included) (3) (Singlo and no meals Inquiries or registrations should be forwarded to; STUDENT PERSONNEL SERVICES LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PHONE 327-2141 EXT. 257 excise, the de- agriculture, and satisfy the department of im- migration, the department of customs and partment of finally, the department of health and welfare. He said all people are ex- amined by a customs officer and any person found in pos- session of narcotics could be charged under Canadian law. dows to prevent heat and cold transfer from the outside. Carpentry and masonry costs came to New hardwood floors were laid in both gymnasiums. The old floors were first securely nailed down and the new floor- ing was laid on top. Crews this week finished up the job of painting on the new markings for basketball and otter games. Changes were also made in the locker rooms, including plumbing and electrical work. Power Outage There will be a power outage in the area between 27th and 28th St. N. and 6th Ave. and 3th Ave. A N. between 1 p.m. and p.m. Thursday. The outage is made neces- sary by the change-over from to kilovolts. delegation from Lethbridgo s twin city visited here in k7 T The first twinning ceremony was held in St. Laurent 'in annual Waterlon Parks The idea for it was born in of Commerce cross- meeting of the board of caravan will be held tors of the Union of Municipalities of the Province of Quebec in from Feniie to Water-ton Lakes National Park. Tile plan was to "twin" the Kishenina Cara- bec cities with 27 other the estimated 30 plus three from each province will leave the Fernie Ice in English Canada as a way of correcting some of the at 8 p.m., stopping during the day for a fishing ceptions about and nicinc at the Sage The original twinning campsite. Last year, the cross country monies were completed started from Pole- about two dozen guests, Montana finishing at by Mayor Marcel Laurin, and involving about ed Lethbridge in four-wheel drive units. A student exchange registraiton is necessary, but participants are asked to the two cities was held with proper equipment such a trip. Meals On Wheels Progress Meeting Lethbridge Meals on so that to date more Service will hold a has been received. meeting tonight in the this amount isn't suf- Arts Centre at 0 to carry us through too The service, which was Mrs. Walker ganized in the spring, is "it is enough to start on. pected to go into effect in we really get under way, early fall, with noon meals is hoped that the service livered to clients who come under the preven- and apply for the service, social services. However, ident Mrs. P. H. Walker would still need volunteers carriers to deliver tha Mrs. Walker indicated that number1 of local organizations eonf HAnnfifini: nvpr co-ordinator of the virp will hp Mrs V. C. Rair? FIRST TIME EVER RUMMAGE SALE Corner 3 Avenue and 8th Street S., Phone 327-8548 BIG DAYS THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY YOU BE THE JUDGE What to do with itemi just taking up spate in our store some re- turned, some never these items pre- sent a real challenge to our sales people. So we have come up with a RUMMAGi SAIE Please come in and judge the prices your- self WE NEED THE SPACE! (Who knows, this may be the bargain you have been looking for 8B43 40 FT. GARDEN HOSE SPECIAL 8C9S- 15" BROOM RAKE 8C144 SPADE SPECIAL 8C14B GENERAL PURPOSE SHOVEL SPECIAL 8C150 5 TOOTH ADJUSTABLE CULTIVATOR ONLY.................................. 1.75 3.33 3.14 2.28 8J11S 19" KETTLE BARBECUE SPECIAL...................... 8432 18" BARBECUE SPECIAL 17.88 4.83 7.18 8C152 4 CU. FT. WHEELBARROW SPECIAL 8C154 3 CU. FT. GARDEN CART SPECIAL___.................. 12.52 11.26 8D 279 18" SUPREME RELl POWER MOWER A 7 4 CC ONLY.............................. I 185.89 7.15 8433 24" BARBECUE SPECIAL 8435 PORTOSRILLE BARBECUE 401 SPECIAL................................ 9A156 3 SPEED CHARGER BIKE 9A162 DUOMATIC 3 SPEED MUSTANG SPECIAL 65.13 58.31 9C12 SUPER DELUXE TRICYCLE 1815 (12" front wheel) IW.IV 7.32 8D282 26" SUPREME ROTO TILLER ONLY............................ 8D283 CRASS CATCHER SPECIAL 8J103 WAGON TYPE ELECTRIC BAR-B-QUE OQ ONLY................................ 8J108 TORCH FUEL _ SPECIAL 8J109 24" ELECTRIC BAR-B-QUE (With hood) 8J10 24" DELUXE ELECTRIC BAR-B-QUE (With 750 16.01 17.71 (12 9C7Z PEDAL CAR SPECIAL 9C146 SUPER DELUXE TRICYCLE 1 Q ftfl ONLY................................ 9CI47 SUPER DELUXE TRICYCLE With 20" front wheel, SPECIAL 9lil3 LEADER ECONOMY TRICYCLE With 12" front wheel, SPECIAL 9UI4 LEADER ECONOMY TRICYCLE 16" front wheel, SPECIAL 21.45 12.87 14.85 9U15 LEADER ECONOMY TRICYCLE 1 C fifl With 20" front wheel, SPECIAL W.WU 324.95 269.95 5B892 GENERAL ELECTRIC 16 LB. AUTOMATIC WASHER SPECIAL 5B91S GENERAL ELECTRIC AUTOMATIC WASHER SPECIAL STORES A diViiion of FIRESTONE TIRE RUBBER Company of Conoda Limifed Corner 3rd Ave, and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 OPEN DAILY 8 A.M. TO P.M. ;