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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Tuesday, Augint 17, 1971------------------------------------------- Tom Turner to leave city Indian affairs branch Some 12 years of service to Canadian Indians end soon for Tom Turner who Ihis mor- ning announced his resignation from ihe posl nf superintendent ol the Blocd-IVigan district of the department of India n affairs, effecljve in September, Mr. Turner, worked for the depart nient in Kiimonlon before his Lothbridge posting in Sept. will work for the federal department ot regional economic expansion in a ne.v project planned for Victoria, B.C. Mr. Turner is only one of a n ci m b e r of Lclhbridge Indian affairs personnel to quit, as four oilier IAB staff arc leav- Milk River candidates to speak The Milk River Chamber of: NDP barbecue Commerce is sponsoring a po- _ litical foi-um Wednesday at n cr Grant motley p.m. in the Milk River Elks barbecue at noon ing or have already lefl. Hugh Reid, formerly work- ing in adult education for In- dian affairs has resigned to be- come the co-ordinator of Ihe counselling aide program at the L e t h b i i d g c Community College. ,loe Gercncser and Bev Ran- dell, educational counsellors j iiilh Ihe department are leav- ing; Mr. Gerencser to return to (he University of Alberta for one year and Mr. Randell to work for the Canadian Indus- trial Development Agency in Jamaica. Marinus Begieneman, a so- cial worker, lias resigned: to take top post with the Red Doer Family Service. TOM TURNER Hall. The two candidates for the Taber Warner constituency, Conservative Bob Bogle and So- cial Creditor Doug Miller, will attend. A question period will follow the candidates' speeches. Party lead- ill attend a Wednesday at Henderson Lake Park. The public is invited to at- tend the barbecue to meet Mr. Notley. The NDP leader will hold a press conference here follorp- ing the barbecue. Second fire extinguished on Blood Indian reserve Magrath. Cardston Macleod responded the fire call. Yet another meeting, the fifth this year, to discuss a new sys- tem of grants by the provincial government to Alberta's 12 tourist zones nil] be held in Calgary Wednesday. Stiff winds, tinder-dry grass and hot weather fanned a near- ly-dead prairie fire back to life Monday afternoon five miles northeast of Standoff. Toe re-kindled fire was speed- ed on its way by 20-mile-per- hour Minds and was control- led only after it reached dirt section roads, more than two miles from its origin. The fire consumed nearly five sections of prairie, miracu- lously skirted several danger- ously dry grain fields and com- pletely encircled a house, but j caused no damage. Attempts to control the pro- gress of the fire by plowing fire-break lines seemed to meet little success and it was! generally believed that had there been no section roads, the fire would have gotten hope- lessly out of control. Firefighters said their ef- forts to fight the fire had not been properly co-ordinated and the fire got out of hand because BO one was sure what the other people were doing. They also expressed disap- pointment with the help they received from local residents The Lethbridge policy of re-, the road at the railway cross- and Fort Sunday's fire jointly to the backfire of up (ruck. resulted from a farm pick- Tourism meet set subsidize 60 per cent oi each area's out-of-zoning advertising. This idea came in for agi- tated disapproval when the government signified its inten- tion to approve or veto any ad- vertising plans which were pro- The meeting was necessitated when the managers of the zones posed. expressed dissatisfaction over Erch of the zones was then the last proposal by the Alberta requested to submit alternate Government Travel Bureau to proposals which will be dis- I cussed at the meeting tomor- i row. j The matter is urgent accord- 1 ing to Frank Smith manager of I the southern Alberta zone, be- cause budgets have to be pre- pared by Sept. 15 "but we're not going to know the rules of 1 the game until Aug. J8 i The southern zone proposal calls for the AGTB to pay a basic sum, shout (o each of the zones to cover sal- MFC to meet The only major application on Wednesday'1, agenda for the Municipal Planning Commis- sion is from H H Homes Lid. of Calgary The firm is rcqi'eslliig per- mission to build (cnvnhouses at 233 2nth St. S. Sixteen suites would be involved. A rezoning application from the firm in conjunction with (he building project was tabled by city council pcniling an investi- gation info reasons for the rc- zonmg request. The project is conditionally permissible under the present IU zoning. B and H had asked that Uie area be rczoned R2, ninth freely allows such build- ire New Fort Macleod Court House. New Fort Macleod court house set FORT MACLEOD (Special) Mrs. Dennis Erick, office staff The new Fort Macleod Court House, built to replace the ori- ginal seat of law for the North West Territories, will be offi- cially opened at 2 p.m. Wednes- day. Dignitaries expected for the ceremonies include Albert Ludwig, minister of public works, Edgar Gerhart, at- torney and Leighton Buckwell, Macleod MLA. Architect for the square [cot building was David M. Kehoe of Calgary. Included in the structure are general of- :ices, two court rooms, a law 'ibrary, crown prosecutor's of- fice, interview rooms, RCMP holding rooms with two cells and a jury room. Staff includes D. Grey Cress- man, sheriff, Mrs. C. A. Hamil- ton, deputy sheriff, Mrs. Brian Baker, Mrs. George Bourassa, and Leonard taker. Magistrate's Friesen, care- court will be presided over by Provincial Judge C. V. Bennett each Mon- day, Wednesday and Friday. District court sits each Thursday with Judges L. S. Turcotte and C. G. Yanosik of Lcthbridge presiding. Citizenship court will sit ev- ery two months with Judge Vincent Cooney of Calgary pre- siding. Driver examinations will also be handled out of the new build- ing. Hospitalized citizens lose their votes Enersou permit expires A bumpless storv Accident Three Lelhbridge persons re- ceived injuries in an accident at Mayor Magrath Drive and 7th Ave. S. involving two cars and a motorcycle. Marlene L. Jorgenson, the driver of one car, received whiplash injuries. A passenger. Dian Holstine suffered cuts and whiplash. Dennis K. Takahashi, driver may Residents of the Lfithbridge East constituency who are in a city hospital will be unable to vote in the Aug. 30 pro- vincial election, although no such restriction will apply to Lethbridge West voters. The three city hospitals are located in the Lethbridge West riding, and there is no provision in the Election Act permitting establishment of a poll at the hospitals for Leth- bridge East voters. The anomaly results from the fad. Lethbridge was re- cently divided info two con- stituencies, and the provin- c i a 1 legislature failed to amend the Election act in re- gard to dly hospitals. No such restrictions apply in Ed- monton and Calgary, where polls for all ridings are es- tablished in hospitals. Polls can be established at the three Lelhbridge hospi- tals from Lethbridge West vot- ers if JO eligible voters from that constituency are in hos- pital election day. Bill Todd, returning officer for Lelhbridge West, said to- day it is an "mfair situation" that hospitalized voters from Lethbridge East will be de- prived of their vote, but he added nothing can be done about it until the Election Act is amended. City council is to IK advised within the next few weeks as to the legal status of the Ener- son Motors car sales lot at 7th Ave. S. and Mayor Magrath Drive. In May of last year the city granted E n e r s o n Motors a "temporary" development per- mit to establish the ear sales I lot. The permit term of one j year has expired. The city solicitor is to report his findings on the legal status I to the city manager who is to report to city council on what action, if any, might be taken. 100 Copies plui tax '.'1 Break and enter The bump is coming out of including a full-time man- of the motorcycle, had broken straining its firefighters from leaving the city unless buildings were being threatened met rath ing at the top of the hiO on the university access road. City crews have been work- great disapproval. ing to take out the dip in the Firefighters reported the, road which occurs just as it source of Monday's fire was a meets the rail crossing. small fire of undetermined ori- j During the construction, cars gin believed extinguished Sun- have been detoured to another day afternoon. crossing about one-quarter mile sum that tourism brings into A large fire Sunday nearly i west. the province each year. Alberta's tourist industry is cger find rent of buildings. Only five of the 12 zones are currently able to afford a full- time manager. Mr. Smith defended the pro- posal on the grounds that it would see the provincial gov- ernment expending only one- i tenth of one per cent of the wrists and chest injuries, lie is reported in satisfactory condi- tion in hospital. Driver of Die second vehicle was Francesco Suriano of Lcth- bridge. A cash box containing was stolen from Southern Printing Ltd. at 1233 2nd Ave. S. Monday. City police report the lock on the front door was forced. The theft is under investigation. Another case of break and enter is also being investigated. Vandals entered St. Basil's School and did about S50 dam- age. Small bottles of paint were spread on the floors and walls. RENTALS THINGS TO MAKE THINGS EASIER! call WARDS at 328-8775 tethbridge and District OldtimeiY PEMMICAN CLUB ANNUAL PICNIC SUNDAY, August 22nd 1 p.m. FOR MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES Picnic Site second from west end of Henderton on N. Parkside Drive TAKE BASKET tUNCH AND CUPS COFFEE, ICE CREAM, ETC. PROVIDED Sports events for alll four miles to the west consum- ed more than five sections of prairie and was finally extin- guished when firefighters and pumper trucks from Raymond, i now worth about million I annually. SALES ADVANCED Total retail sales in Ontario during 1970 advanced to S10.8 million, a 2.-f-per-eent increase over the previous year. Action Canada awaits November federal vote rHHHBHMMMMMHiHBBBM THE DAYTON TIRE PROMOTION CONTINUES at KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. By HERB JOHNSON Staff Writer CALGARY Can a political action group bom in May be ready to field candidates in a November election if one should be called? That is Ihe question which confronts Paul Hcllyer, found- ing chairman of Action Canada, as he tours the country to as- sess support for his fledgling political movement. Mr. Hcllyer, a former minis- ter in the Triiticaii cabinet who now sits as an Independent Lib- eral, was in Calgary Monday night to explain jus philosophy to a crowd of 350 in the Palliser Hotel. While his speech carefully have joined the new movement. TIRED OF HORSES CHEWING YOUR FENCES? Paint your stalls, fences, etc. with CRIBBER PAINT A liberal coat of cribber paint will stop your horses from chewing the wood if rubbed off in spots just touch up. WHITE ONLY INTRODUCTORY OFFER QE PER GALLON, ONLY 55 AVAILABLE ONLY AT Giidden] Glidden Paint Centre 318 7th St. S. Phono 328-4595 avoided any talk of specific ways of implementing (he Ac- tion Canada platform, Mr. Hel- lyer did say in Calgary that he is looking for a federal election to be called in November. Ballets were sent out Mon- day to all Action Canada mem- bers across Ihe country to poll membership views on running candidates in Hie next election. Rc-.suH.s should he known in ear- ly September. September will also see a three-day Oltawa convention to discuss policy. Mr. Hellyer said that while his initial concerns had been rrimarily domestic, the policy meet would include any matters of importance to the member- themselves. Action Canada organizers were reticent alwut revealing the number of Canadians who 1'AUL 11ELLYLR One put the number of Leth- bridge members at 12 Local groups called Action Councils are being set up across the country, one in each federal riding. While no council has yd beep established here in the Lethbridge il is expect- ed Ihe local members will be contacted soon regarding form- ing one. Mr. Hellycr's speech dealt al- most exclusively uilh eco- nomic theory a carefully reasoned explanation of his views on solving Canada's prob- lems. He presented a three-point program. First, laxcs must be cut to restore Canadians' confidence in the economy and get tilings mov- ing again. Next, the money supply must be increased. llr. Itellyer sin- gled out housing mortgage money as a prime need in this area. Finally, wage and price con- trols must be established in the rigid or monopolistic sector of the economy. Wage increases, he said, would be tied to in- creases in workers' productiv- ity. Business and lalwr would be. free to set prices and wages, but only within broad guide- lines set by Ihe government. The aim of these moves would be a goal Mr. Hcllyer made freijueul. reference lo throughout his speech full employment and zero inflation. Service Department Special! COMPLETE WHEEL ALIGNMENT SPECIAL ONLY 6 PARIS EXTRA 1 WEEK ONLY ENDS AUG. 21s! -----_ FCn POPULAK See us for the besf service on MAKE CARS BRAKES SHOCKS and BALANCE, TOO! DAYTON BLUE RIBBON 4 PLY NYLON WHITEWALL Si7C 7.35x14. Kirk'! Price 23.50 (Exchange) Size 7.75x14 and 15. Kirk's Price 24.95 (Exchange) Size 8.25x14 and 15. Kirk's Price 26.35 (Exchange) Siie 8.55x14 and 15. 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