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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta DID "U" KNOW For only a 1 country mile 30 day Irianglo trip. Visit Calgary, Van- coLiver, San Francisco, Lot Angeloi, Toronlo, Winhipeg, Calgary. Stop where you long as you want. For further delails contact: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 326-3201 or 328-6184 The Uthktdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, August 12, 1971 PAGES 11 TO 22 ll'i ii GREAT DAY lo SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orden) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-6161 1705 MM. Drive Ph. 32B-7751 HAZY HORIZON On a clear day you can see forever, Columbia and the Northwest Territories extends from a pall of smoke over the city. It includes the sun (almost bridge is in a "pocket" in which visibility extends lo about or at least lo the Rocky Mountains. In recent days Lelh- Fort Nelson, B.C., to Salt Lake City, Utah. This photo by completely obscured) in the upper right hand corner. The- 20 miles, about twice as far as in many Alberta centres, bridge cilizens have had difficulty seeing much past the Herald photgrapher Ed Finlay, taken from atop ihe water. local situation has improved somewhat since this picture. Smoke from ihe fires is expected lo continue blowing into outskirts of Ihe cily. Smoke haze from forest fires in British. tower at Mayor Magroth Drive and 3rd Ave. 5., shows was taken last evening. The weather office reports lelh- Alberta from the west for at least anolher 24 hours.________ MFC approves sales lot The Municipal Planning Com- mission Wednesday approved a request by Sidorsky's Mobile Home and Furnilure to estab- lish a retail furniture sales and sales Jot for mobile liomes at 542 Wlh St. N. City engineering director Ted Lawrence opposed tbe applica- EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR 317 7lh STREET SOUTH tion, stating a mobile home dis-1 play should be on a primary highway. City finance director Allister j Findlay countered that a mob- ile home display is "not un- sightly." He added 13th St. N7. is dying out as a retail area, and the city should encourage business development there. On anolher matter, Ihe WC turned down a request by, Green Acres Animal Hospital Ltd. to construct a veterinary hospital at 35th St. and 24th Ave. S. because it does not com- ply with zoning regulations. The hospital, which would j have replaced the existing fa- cility, was (o have provided veterinary service for farm animals and house pets. Green Acres may take appli- cation again after city council reviews the whole question of zoning along 24ft Ave. in Sep- tember. COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING FIDOR'S REFRIGERATION Ph. 327-5816 C A Sheet Metal Ph. 328-5973 Cornish named in Macleod LINIROYAL VACATION TRIP? Stop Worrying Install KIRK'S OWN TIGER TREAD RETREADS Enjoy peace of mind because Tiger Treads give you ihe ulli- mate in performance and safely in a low price lire. Sire 6.50x13, lexchange, 'ONLY SUPER SPECIAL! INGLEWOOD POS-A-TRACTION WIDE TIRES Your UNIROYAL Dealer KIRK'S LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S.TJ el- lfj Phono 327-5985 or 327-4705 'lrc TABER, Alln.-6201 50lh Avo. ____ Phone 223-3441 CHAKGFX FERNIE, B.C.-Phono 423-7746 Dr. S. J. (Sid) Cornish, 51, of Claresholm was n o m i nated Wednesday lo contest the Mac- Icod constituency for the New Democratic Party in the Aug. 30 provincial election. Dr. Cornish was chosen by acclamation at a meeting in Mccleod at which former NDP MLA Garth Turcolt was guest speaker. The NDP has decided not to nm candidates in Ihe Cardston and Taber Warner constit- uencies. Want to vote? Voter registration for the Oct. 13 election continues until Oct. 5, eight days before poll- ing day. Registered property owners are placed on the list by the city's assessment office. Other persons must register at city hall if they want their names on the list of electors. Persons who move to a different city address after they register should notify city hall of the change, otherwise they must vote in the polling division in which they are registered. To qualify, a person must be 10 years of age by the election ante, a Canadian citizen or British subject and a resident of the city for one year pre- ceding the election. There were registered voters in Lethbridge in 19fi9, !he dale of the last civic elec- tion. Nomination day for the elec- tion is Sept. 15. Fire hazard high Travel, recreation restrictions sought Officials at the Elko Forest Department between Fernie and Cranbrook are seeking a restriction on travel and re creation in the forests of that area as a result of the extreme fire hazard. A ban on all open fires is still in effect in the area but the area's forest ranger said he is hoping the further restriction can be imposed by the week- end. A small fire is burning near Ihe Bull River east of Cran- brook, but Bob Mills of the House and garden tour The Lethbridge John Howard Ave. S and the Mr. and Mi's. City man beaten A 70-year-old teUibridge man is in satisfactory condition in St. Michael's General Hospital this morning following a rob- bery and beating in Gait Gaj-- dens Monday night. City police report tlio man was approached by a woman he described as "Indian." and asked for money abort 9 p.m. When he (old Ihe woman ho had no money he was atlacked from hchind by fonr men, also described as "Indian.'1 He was thrown to the ground, hit and kicked in the ribs, break- ing or cracking several ribs, and 50 cents uvas removed from his porkels. A police official said an in- cident of this sort is unusual for Lcthbridge, and the police are sure Uic persons described as "Indian'' are migrants. The police request anyone having any knowledge of the assault and robbery contact Ihe-n by phoning 328-H-M. or by visilinr the police station nt 4-14 5th St. S. Society will sponsor a city hcuse and garden (our S'ept. Proceeds from the lour will be used to provide money for the society's work in Leth- bridge. Places lo be visited are: the Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Woodbury home, 711 Bib St. S.; the Mr. and Mrs. Job Kuijt home, 1316 10th Ave. S.; the Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Halmrast home, 1831 20lh Cleo Mowers home, 2929 Park- side Drive. The tour will also include a visit to the Cumberland House, Ihe new aparlment complex by Ihe Manhattan Land develop- ment, east of "College Mall. The S2 ticket is also good for a visit to the Nikka Yuko Jap- anese garden and a tour of the Lethbridge Correctional In- stitution where tea and lunch will be served. Liquor licences arriving REMEMBER SUMMER THIS WINTER! Capture the summer fun wilh a ovie camera from McCready-Baines "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" Choose from these famous name brands ROLLEI BOLEX ARGUS BELL AND HOWELL And when winlor docs arrive relive the summertime ox- cilenient in ihe comforl of your own home, wilh one of llicio fine name brand projectors. KODAK ARGUS ZEISS IKON BOLEX "Wo olso slock an extensive line of ffno quality mo via accessories" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-3555 Also opcrolinn WATERTON PHARMACY ITD. in Walorlon National Park The El Rancho Motor Hotel has become the first Lethbridge hotel to receive a licence to serve wine and hard liquor in its beverage room under new provincial .liquor Jaws. The licence was granted Fri- day and K. E. Baker, deputy chairman of the Alberta Liquor Control Board said licences are expected to be granted al-! most weekly now. other Lelhbridge hotels.' the Marquis and the Plainsman, j have also applied for (he nw licences and Mr. Baker said permits .should he issued to them shortly. Several local restaurants have also applied for the new dining-lounge licences which al- low them to serve wine and beer wilh meals. No protests over the new lie- ences have been received and -Mr. Baker said all establish-j menls have been approved by the board's inspectors. B.C. Forest Service in Cran- brook said there is little chance of it spreading. Twenty-five men arc contain- ing the fire wnich is creating a cloud of smoke over the pre- viously burnt wasteland, Mr. Mills said. The RCMP at Blairmore said there arc no reports of fires in the area between that town and the B.C. border. Ths ban on all open fires ex- cept in kitchen shelter stoves is slill in effect in Walerton Lakes National Park. There have been no forest fires there or in Glacier National Park in Montana. BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL! THERMOS LUNCH KITS In choice of colon Reg. 2.10 Special AS ABOVE WITH THERMOS BOTTLE Reg. 4.29 Special 1.49 3.29 DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. CALL HOUSEWARE5 327-5767 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. ____PHONE 327-2822 Meet Your SOCIAL CREDIT CANDIDATE for West Lethbridge DICK GRUENWALD at a TEA Sponsored by Iho SOCIAL CREDIT WOMEN'S AUXILIARY SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th 2 to 4 p.m. Committee Rooms 323 7th St. S, "EVERYBODY WELCOME" ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL Annual Summer 3I333IEH1 To make room for new fall arrivals, broken lines of brand name merchandise are reduced UP TO 2 PRICE MEN'S SUITS In shades of pastel greys, beiges and light greens REDUCED DOUBLE BREASTED BLAZERS ARE REDUCED BY SPORT JACKETS ARE REDUCED ALL SWIMWEAR REDUCED SPORT KNITS Shirt joes nnd short sleeved sport shirts ARE REDUCED BY 20% 25% 25% WASHPANTS Broken lines and 74 OFF BALANCE of STRAW HATS HALF PRICE EXTRA SPECIAL! 50 WINDBREAKERS Ren. lo 16.95 YOUR CHOICE, ONIY All tales cash-No exchanges or refunds Adorations extra FIND YOUR BARGAINS AT ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL 331 5th STREET SOUTH OPEN THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS UNTIt 9 P.M. ;