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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPiCIAL EXCURSION FARES CALGARY LAS VtOAS 153.M RTN. CAIOARY LOS ANCIllS 171.90 RtN. CALOARY PHOENIX 117.17 RTN. tax to ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRI VULAOI MALL PHONE 321-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION August 1973 PAGES 17 TO 32 UTHMIDOI OFPICI WRNITURI LTD. Level 7th StrMt Shvpplnfl Alberta 321-7411 CURRENT STORE 9.00 to Wed. and Fri. 9M Graves still lack repairs Little concern for the graves of unbaptized infants buried in St. Patrick's Ceme- has been unearthed since a report ear- lier this summer. Bill city parks su- this week reit- erated physical improve- ments to the site depend on budget approvals by city council. The located in the northwest comer of the have received few visitors and little in the way of cemetery landscaping. Mr. Brown says his depart- ment has sought to delineate the actual boundary of the graves. He says ground stud- ies would be necessary be- fore physical improvements can be made. A retaining wall may be needed to prevent erosion of the soil into adjacent cou- Mr. Brown says. Level- ling of the ground to make it compatible with the re- mainder of the cemetery would mean complete loss of grave he added. Rev. J. A. parish priest at St. Patrick's says he has not been out to inspect the graveyard since the June report. Neither has he heard much discussion of the neglected graves among the parish people. St. Patrick's Cemetery was consecrated forChristian burial June 1889. The City of Lethbridge assumed re- sponsibility for the ground in 1957. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DEN7AI MECHANIC Schwarii Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 Shoplifting remains favorite bill-beater By AL SCARTH Herald Staff Writer Some consumers are play- ing the price-tog switching game that retailers are cri- ticized for but shoplifting pre- vails as the favorite method to beat the bills. 1 Lethbridge police have suc- cessfully prosecuted three tag switchers in tiie last year. is just as serious an offence as says Dot. Ir- vin Leishner. prosecute it as a Shoplifting presents an in- creasingly tough prcblem for the police with over 100 cases already this year. Det. Leishner estimates shoplifting has increased about 20 per cent since a year ago. not inflation. There are a lot of young students involved. They are not a criminal element and I don't know why they do it. It might be tapes or records or just trinkets they get them- selves into trouble But shoppers who choose to switch tags instead of steal- ing merchandise outright are difficult to .prosecute unless caught in the actual switch. Their ail-too effective alibi found it that V of L music program includes wind ensemble RICK ERVIN photo Hot ire the shade The it is even getting to the four-legged like these horses seeking a little relief under a tall tree near the Lethbridge Community College. Accord- ing to the forecasters it was to be a little cooler today with highs in the mere 80's. And they say an Arctic which sounds good even if it will have warmed up slight- ly by the time it gets down is on the way from the Peace River bringing the possibility of rain and temperatures around 65 by Friday. 27-year veteran named chief of fire department BE SURE TO ATTEND The 51st ANNUAL LETHBRIDGE and DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY SOIL PRODUCTS VEGETABLE and FLOWER SHOW August 18-19 MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP PHONE 327-1515 MERCHANDISE MUST At 50 to Off 3 DAYS ONLY SAT. BROKEN LINES AND SIZES 700 PAIRS OF CALIFORNIA FLARE JEANS Reg. to 11.95 4 QC CLEARING.......................... I MEN'S STRAW HATS By Rmittol and other 1 QF CLEARING AT Vi PRICE. AS LOW AS........ 250 PAIR PERMA PRESS FLARES CASUAL PANTS Factory Sugg. 12.00 CLEARING AT 150 PAWS LEE SLIM AND LEVIS BLUE JEANS Regular 10.95 ONLY LEVIS WHITE DENIM JACKETS 38-36-34. Reg. 12.9S LEVIS FADED BLUE DENIM JACKETS Factory price Reg. 15.95 ONLY STUDENTS' CORDS Brown or Maroon. Sized 26 to 29. Reg. 12.95 more items in the store to clear. We carry the largest itock of Levii and Wrangler Jeant and Caiuals. 6.95 6.95 6.45 9.95 4.95 1 WESTEBR WEIB 108 5th STREET PHONE 328-4726 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental -Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Madical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Ernie a veteran of 27 years with the Leth- bridge Fire the last five of them as deputy fire chief has been named the city's new fire chief. He succeeds Wilf Russell who officially retires Oct. but actually steps down today after 44 years on the force. Mr. Holberton will serve as acting fire chief until Oct. and it is ejtpected the city will soon advertise to fill the va- cant deputy chief spot. Nine applications had been received for the top fire-fight- ing position. CORRECTION Please note correction in hours from our ad that ap- peared August 14th. OPEN Aug. lSth-9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 17th-9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. a.m.-6 p.m. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused CAMM'S SHOES 403 5th Street South LEONARD D. FAST BARRISTER _ SOLICITOR NOTARY PUBLIC Wishes to Announce The Opening of an Office For the Practice of Law at 1709 20th Alberta P.O. Box 1360 Bus. 345-4416 Res. 327-6557 ALBERTA COOL OFF WITH Air Conditioning FROM C A SHEET METAL 1709 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 County to consider buying annex The County of Lethbridge will consider purchase of the city hall annex at its next reg- ular meeting Thursday. The city has agreed to sell the property to the county for if the county agrees to demolish the existing building and to a buildng commitment within three years. The city's offer is also on the understanding that no land exchanges will take place. The county's offices are currently located at 214 13th St. S. The University of Leth- bridge will offer an expanded music program beginning this September. Instruction in woodwind in- struments and the organiza- tion of a University of Leth- bridge wind ensemble will now be part of the program. Sponsored by the univer- sity public service the wind ensemble will begin rehearsals Sept. 7 under the direction of Orlan Strom. Weekly rehearsals will fol- low Fridays from p.m. to p.m. throughout the fall semester in Room E690 of the academic residence building. Persons interested in be- coming members of the en- semble and who have had previous experience in bands or other groups are invited to apply. The ensemble will consist of woodwind and per- cussion players. Instruction i n woodwind instruments will be available to qualified university stu- dents of bassoon and saxophone and will of three hours -of class instruction and two half-hour private lessons per week. Entrance to all studio courses is by audition and re- quires the consent of the music department. Register- ing students must take a complementary general mu- sic course along with their studio course study. Further information on ei- ther the course or the wind ensemble can be obtained from the music department at 329-2338. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Ph. 331-0972 2716 12 S. SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. AUGUST 16th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Dining room table with 4 padded chairs Chrome table and 5 China Frigidaire fridge 9 cu. Nice wood crib and Pitney-Bowes photo Chest of Green lounge and Craftsman table Kitchen Chrome arm Set rinse Good Ithica 12 ga. pump Bell Howell 2 Good set of Single stainless steel Bicycles. Automatic Portable sewing humidi- Floor Pump and Corner Bar- Baby Good high Shower Coffee End Bumper car- rier for Remington 12 gauge shotgun. MANY MORE ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHMHMM AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KlffH ERDMANN Ik. 41 Ik. 4St Milk thief has sentence suspended An 18-year-old man received a six- month suspended sentence Tuesday on a charge of breaking into Eaton's July 30 and stealing a glass of milk. Peter Williams was found by the cleaning staff in the department store about 8 p.m. July 30. When he was all he bad stolen was a glass of milk. Security in stores has Im- proved in the last couple of says Det. so a few have been caught. The problem exists to a less- er extent in grocery stores. biggest jag is switching meat says Safeway Southern Alberta Merchandis- ing Manager Rick Brackman. That ploy has become more difficult in recent years with stickier labels. Some switchers shift the tops of pickle jars according to other reports. Stores like Simpson Sears and Eaton's make it more difficult for switchers by cod- ing goods by department. Kresge's codes gcvds to a price range system. pretty hard to catch a says Eaton's Lethbridge manager Al Searle. the store catches about six shoplifters each week. Toys are a favor- ite target for the he says. At Simpsons shop- pers have attempted to switch tags from less expensive coaster bicycles to 10-speed says manager John Loewen. can be anything from a to a or says Kresge's manager Bob Willis. The store's main problem area is the textiles depart- ment. ASTRO REALTY LTD. we sold a let us sell PHONE 328-7748 Super While Stocks LastI 3 PIECE SALAD SETS or gold talad black servers. Reg. While they last only 2 Call China 327-5767 Certified OwiMI MMftMtfc Of MENTAL LAM MMCAL DMTAL BUM. PHONE 327-2M2 DOWNTOWN FINAL 3 DAYS OF CAMM'S SUMMER SHOE SPECTACULAR ENTIRE SUMMER SHOE STOCK GOING AT RIDICULOUSLY LOW Ladies' Sandals A great Regular to 16.00 SELL OUT Chunky and flat heels Reg. to 16.00 SUMMER SEU-OUT Short and lines. to 12.00 SUMMER SELL-OUT lines only. White Black. OPEN THURS. AND FRI. 9-9 SATURDAY 9-6. CAMM'S 403 5th STREET S. SHOES DEMONSTRATOR IIP in Outstanding Savings on display merchandise only... Stereo components and ur iu ANGLO STEREO and PHOTO 419 5TH STREET S. PHONE 328-6661 ;