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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? Special reduced senior eltuon and youth fares available on Air Canada, CP Air and Time Air. Also new reduced fares to Europe available August 10th; when you plan to travel call SUITE TRAVEL SERVICE Phone 328-3201 328-6858 PERSONALIZED SERVICE-NO EXTRA COST V- r The Letltbtidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Monday, August 17, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 22 A. E. CROSS ctna's 'Photogra h py Where Every Thursday is "Kiddies' Day" Phone Now For Your Appointment 327-2673 NEW NO. 2-Work on the city's new No. 2 fire hall on 5th Ave. N., east of 28th St., is progressing rnore or Chief Russell said he had inspected the site recently and. less on schedule, says city Fire Chief W. L. Russell that while it was difficult to make an exact estimate, the hall would likely be finished in the next few weeks. The walls are up ana crews are now working on such things as heating and concrete flooring. The fate of the old No. 2 hall on 13th St. N., is still undecided. If it is not moved from its present site soon it will be torn down to make way for the new Centre Village Mall complex, which is nearing completion. Stewart Funeral Tuesday A civilian funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Southminster United Church for Brig.-Gen. J. S. Stewart who died at home Friday at the age of 93. Dr. Stewart, a pioneer Leth- bridge dentist, former Member of the Alberta Legislative As- sembly, former Conservative Member of Parliament and soldier, is to be buried in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery. Dr. R. W. K. Elliott is to of- ficiate at the services. Flowers are gratefully declined. Martin Bros. Ltd. is in charge of ser- vices. City Man Killed Along Skyivay A 22-year old1 Lethbridge man was killed and a 20-yeair old Lethbridge man injured early Sunday morning in a single-ve- hicle accident 18 miles west of Creston, B.C. Dead is David Allen Dowd of 1815 13th Ave. S. In serious con- dition in Trail, B.C. hospital is Gary Peter Thompkins of 1122 14th St. S. Their car went off the road on the Koolenay Sky- way about 4 a.m. Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans-Unit 34 BINGO IN THE CLU5ROOMS Tues., Aug. 18 JACKPOT Blackour in 54 Nos. For Members and Their Guests! South Alberta Centres Seek ORRPC Membership Three applications for mem- bership in the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission will be considered at the com- mission's meeting Wednesday. The Town of Claresholm, the County of Warner, and the Mu- Schools Supplement In Herald Included in today's Herald is an eight-page tabloid-size sup- plement, sponsored jointly by the Lethbridge public and sep- arate districts. The boards are producing the supplement, just a week before school opens, to provide infor- mation needed for students starting school, and to show Lethbridge residents some of the many things happening hi education in the city. Copy was provided through The. Herald; pictures were pro- vided by many city schools. nicipal District of Wil- low Creek, are asking to join the commission. Commission members will also discuss recommendations to the Provincial Planning Board concerning the policy on taking public reserve land at the time of subdivision. A letter from the board ta- bled at the last meeting of the c o m m i s sion recommended tailing the 10 per cent reserve each time a parcel of land is subdivided. The act at the present time is flexible and deferrals and waivers are possible. Also up for discussion is the commission's annual report, which was tabled at the last meeting. The recreation and resources development committees will give a report on river pollu- tion. It is expected the report will include a brief to be sent to the provincial and federal governments. For Safety Sake Visitors' Facilities Provided At U of L Construction Site Visitors' parking facilities and an observation point, pre- pared by the contracting firm at the University of Lethbridge west side construction site, are now available. The new service was pre- pared to make sure people do not get into dangerous areas. In addition to the facilities, there are patrolmen who work from 5 p.m. to midnight Mon- day to Friday and 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday to make sure all people adhere to the rules for visitors in the area. A patrolman, who was work- ing the 4 p.m. to 12 p.m. shift Sunday, was not using what some persons termed the "vicious" dog. He said the dog was a house pet trained in some things but "certainly not like the city police department dog. "Patrolling the TJ of L site is not an easy matter, but it is necessary to protect the site, the contractor working on the site, and the general he said. "There are times when we could use a properly trained dog for the job, but using our dog is actually only a deterrent for the general public, not to hurt them but to protect them from themselves." He said, at first, youth on bikes and motorcycles used to give the patrolmen some trou ble, but "if you can talk to them, they co-operate real well "Actually, it seems to be the average person who is the most bothersome to the patrol- men. They cause a real traffic control problem because they drive around, over, and through barricades. "They are only concerned tax payers wondering where their money is going. Their de- sire to observe has been solved by the parking facilities and the observation point." He said, due to insurance anc contract problems, people must be kept from hurting themselves. He said there had been one case of break and entry, and some trouble with some people who had been drinking, but the real job of the patrolmen is to make sure of the safety fac- tor, to prevent vandalism to the site and machinery, and to prevent theft. Hearing Set Mike McLean 9nd Richard Price, alias Robert Coleman, both of Vancouver, were re- manded in magistrate's court to Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. for a preliminary hearing into a charge of armed robbery. The charge was laid after four Lethbridge youths were allegedly robbed of July 29 at a local motel. ftiTWAlifflUEWiR Q R Every Family Should Have Their Personal Pharmacy There are important reasons why the Canadian Medical Association suggest! that you have' one personal pharmacy from which you obtain all the medicine and health aids needed by your family. When one pharmacy (Mil all your prescriptions, the record file contains ail the information needed for the pharmacist to help protect you. Some people are allergic to certain drugs. Others may be getting prescriptions from more than one doctor and the medicines could conflict with each other. We hope that you will choose us to be the per- sonal pharmacy for your family. DRAFFIN'S CARRY: Max Factor Cosmetics LOVE Cosmetics Laura Secord Candies DRAFFIN'S DOWNTOWN ROD 327-3279 DISPENSARY GEORGE Trail Plans Near Completion "Gentlemen, we're close." With these words Neil An- drew, the city's parks and rec- reation department consultant in charge of a survey of recrea- tion facilities in the riverbot- tom and surrounding area, an- nounced Friday plans for a major bridle trail development were nearing completion. Part of the development would be a complex including a livery stable, equestrian acad- emy and boarding and pastur- ing facilities for horses. The trail itself would stick fairly close to the riverbottom area and would likely take three or four days to travel. Part of the trail will go through the Blood Indian He- serve. Mr. Andrew said con- tact had been made with the Blood Indian band administra- tion about the possibility of the band setting up an organiza- tion responsible for escorting trail-ride parties through the eserve. Initial reaction to the propo- sal, he said, had been very fav- orable. While no firm commit- ment by the band had been made, it was likely a decision will be made early in Septem- ber. The proposed bridle trail will fill only one of three critical needs for the city and district, he said. There is also planning to be done for motorcycle ac- tivities and nature preserves. Mr. Andrew said he was par- ticularly interested in getting the reaction of Lethbridge res- idents to a proposed develop- ment that would include a na- ture study program, along with educational, historical and sci- entific information. The concept involves guided tours, some of which will ex- tend through various areas in the riverbottom, while others will be outside the city. A planned innovation is the use of tape recorders, carried on the tour, which would play- back the tour instructions and provide historical and educa- tional information about the sites visited. Other tours would be guided by local young people, thereby providing much-needed sum- mer employment. Kishenina Tour Has 150 Persons More than 150 persons took part in the Waterton Lakes Chamber of Commerce Kishe- nina Caravan Sunday. The trip, from Fernie, B.C. through, the Kishenina Valley to Waterton, involved 43 vehi- cles. No difficulties were en- countered on the entire trip, said Emanuel Cohen, president of the Waterton chamber. A member of the regional planning commission of East Kootenay indicated his com- NOTICE JONES REFRIGERATION WILL BE CLOSED For Holiday Time Until Sept. 15th 320 3rd Street S. Phone 328-5122 FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT IIMUTE UFFLER Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South mission would work closely with the federal government in establishing the Kishenina pro- vincial park, which would be adjacent to Waterton Lakes Na- tional Park. Mr. Cohen said the Fernie chamber members didn't real- ize the beauty of the Kishenina Valley or how well the pro- posed provincial park fits in geographically with Waterton, until they completed the trip. It was suggested during the day long trip that oil well sites in the area be preserved as historic monuments. A1D TO THE RESCUE-Hire-A-Student has been taken seriously this summer by the Southminster United Church Women who hired Patricia Gilchrist, 20, to answer the phone of AID (Advice, Information and Miss Gilchrist, daughter of Mr. _and Mrs Alec Gilchrist of Lethbridge, is a third-year physiotherapy student at the Univer- sity of Alberta in Edmonton. She broke her Achilles tendons in both legs earlier this year and has found the "ideal job" in AID which requires referring people, usually via telephone to local recreational, cultural and social services. The referral program is available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 327-7323. The office is in South- minster Church. Volunteer supervisor May Thurston will return in September._________ Citizens Don't Co-operate Says Directory Supervisor COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 A supervisor for Henderson Directories Ltd. says Leth- bridge is the worst of the 22 cities she has worked in as far as co-operation from citizens is concerned. The directory, revised each year, provides a complete list of residents and their occupa- tions. It takes about a month for a team of enumerators to cover the city and get the in- formation needed for the re- vision. The supervisor said there had been problems in the past two weeks with people refusing en- trance to the enumerators, all of whom carry identification cards. (CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic (BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE 327-J322 The New look at Chinook "OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM" offering a complete selection of office furniture for every tcsle and budge) CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. ALL TIRES ON SPECIAL H78 x 15 4 Ply Tubeless Nylon Whifewall Pieetwood Passenger Tire Retail 52.00 NOW..... 26 ,20 COMPLETE LIFETIME WARRANTY Fibreglass Belted Tires At Lowest Prices In Town TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue South Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY.UNDERSELL" ;