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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE lETHn.-IDGF HERMD Safe disposal of DDT demonstrated at Suffield f, ALMOST TOTAL SEPARATION SOON Sept. 7 is registration day for tho University of LelNbridge bul these activities will be at Ihe west side for the first time Ihis year. The U of L is now in the midst of moving from the iethbridge Communily College campus, above, and will be situated at 1he new sife by the end of the monlh. The only major subjects to be left at ICC are biology, chemistry and physics which are taught in Ihe Science Building, right. The buildings immediately behind the Science Building were temporary slruclures used by the U of L ard are now removed from the campus. The Administrative Building, leff of (he Science Building, and the Kafe Andrews building wilf now be used almost exclusively by LCC personnel. in Recreation potential river discussed at the next meeting, I was delayed because of a poor valleys wilhin Ihe jurisdiction of: in Octolwr. .turnout, It is hoped that more the Oklmnn River Regional Tlie matter was scheduled i members many of whom are Planning Commission will lie fnr Wednesday's meeting, rural areas, nil! be pres- The Oldinan River Regional Planning Commission has an fldded measure of be- cause of a recent provincial government ruling. The commission has become the filial authority in IIOH tiio 10 per cent public resivi e should be taken at the tini" of subdivision. Appeals to 'he pro- vincial Planning Board are no Jonger allowed. When a landowner applies for subdivision Iho rules on the way in which tho reserve is taken. Ten per cent of the land can be set aside for public use, Uie owner may pay- cash in lieu of the actual land', reserve may be deferred imtil furirer subdivision takes place or the reserve requirement, un der special circumstances, may be abandoned. Only In last case may the commission's decision be ap- nealrd. unrirr (lie pew ruling. The ruling could have impor- tant ramifiraticssi n major land tieals. Land laJuei. for exam- ple, can change dramatically i through rezonmg. The commission is now the final authority on whether the 10 per cent cash value in lieu of land should be determined on market value before or after Its decision could lie appealed only in court on a point of now FORT MACLEOD The now Fort jMccleorl Conn House, built to re-place the first seat of law in the North West Territor- ies, was officially opened short- ly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Dignitaries at the ceremon- ies included: Albert minister of public works; T'd- gar Gcrhart. Albcria nllornev- gencral; Lcightcn Buckweil, Maclend MLA. H. Gmlcm, Officer Commanding the South- em Alberta Subdivision of ihe RCTUP; and Ken Hurlbert, may- or of Fort Maclcod. Mr. Ludwig said the building was a credit lo Fort Mnr-lccd and the v.hole- province nntl 3'. INTERIOR-EXTERIOR LATEX PAINT For Stucco or Wood nr.d colors for your general printing needs. Special, Q QO 2 Gallons Savo 53.00 FREDDIE'S PAINT (WESTERN) LTD. 816 3rd 3 Ph. 327-5540 the current rate- of growth a r.e'.v ;ird larger biu'lding mav be required within 70 years. Mr. Gerhart said the new building replaces the original miri house built in 1002 by the government of Ihc Xortli Wc.st Territories as the first bead-; quarters of the ViVMP (North West Mounted Police) now known as the RCMP He quoted from a book pub-: lished in 1312 which said, "al- Ihmigh a gcod building, il ''the Foil .Macleod Court Hcusc' was i hopefessiv inadequafe and a.' building nay be needed i wiihin Ihc year." i Mr. Lud'.vis presented Mayor ilurlbcit with a symbolic key to I the old court house. He. said Ihc old court house lo In1 used ihe "new" KAMI hull for Fort Macleod. He part of (he inr.de in presenliim 'he build-' in" lo the town was lhat all of i the contents of tlie building were to be kept inlaci and could only moved to the Fort Mac- Iced Museum. The mayor assured everyone the building and its contents would be kept in good condition and said it may be used to house archives in possibly five years. lie said the presentation of the old court house lo Fort Mac- Iced to serve as a town hall saved Ihe taxpayers Tlie special ribbon cutting ceremony and I lie unveiling of a plaque in the lobby of the building wa.s done by two Fort Maclecd oldtimcrs. W. A. Day and G. Ryder Davis. Included in the R.71f> square fcol .stnictnrc- are' two court general offices, a law library, a Crown proscnilur's oN'Ve. interview jury r i1 o m s and RCMP holding rooms with cells. cut al the October meeting. Erwin Adderley. executive di- rector of the commission, said I he expecled a "lively discus-! I sion'; on the topic, which will cover the Oldman, St. Mary and i Belly Rivers, all cf which are part of the South Saskatchewan I River basin. j The study on river valley rec- reation will have no direct re- lalionship lo the Andrew j report dor.e last summer, which was confined largely lo Ihe Lethbridge area. Also under study is recreation generally within the region. The i 1 commission will mail out this :wcek about 2.5110 questionnaires1 in an attempt lo ascertain rcc- i rcnlion needs. Recreation space shortages and areas of need for more i space are already quite well defined. Mr. Adderley said, but the commission wants lo find out what Ihe people want in terms of activities. i The questionnaires will pro- vide a representative sample from about 10 percent of Ihe j population, if all are returned, ft is hoped the commissinn will get a 2D or 30 per cent return. lly HERB JOHNSON prenl InnL complete dc.sLrui1- 1 plcLcd and placed in pilot Stnff a preferable course June 15 (his year. destructor, built by a Ca- Sale disposal of unwanted T h c biggest disposal firm from Ontaiio, con- chcmicals, a rrajor problem in terms of slocks held si.sts of a cylindrical a polluted world, is Ihc department of cbamlxir with a burner at successful projects was gallons end and a scrubbing lower by Defence iU'sci.rch ICslab- DDT kerosene sclnlion. at ite lislimcnt Sufficld it had already DDT kerosene solu- A thermal tlcslruclor is that DDT could be is completely burned in handling Canadian F o r c- e by controlled seven-foot diameter by M- DDT kerosene stocks, being oration anil sinec tlio long burning chamber. shipped from all over be applied to products from Ihe There are plans for next the Defence process pass into Ihe o begin working on Board decided lo tower iilso seven locks from ether federal comirercially in diameter, but 27 feel partments, provincial for construction tie and thermal deslruclor eor.linuous flow of water Ilazrrdcus materials was chosen as the through the lower lo (nan DDT mav also be of (lie ard absorb lire hydrochlo- cluded. The DUES of experts in tlie Held, acid produced. The li- can handle liquid wastes of water and cheap effluent is then discharged t a i n i n p sulphur gas and plenty of holding punds where it is provided an additional which to operate. routm'im1 and >ir.K tower is installed la design proposal was pra- tlroiigh Ihe scrubbing mi vc sulphur dioxide and approved late last 1 The defliiictor can handle Thu problem of riding The installation was com- gallons ol the DDT country of hax.ardtiu.s cbeini soiunon pur nour. uooiing cals wes brought (o a head Jan. Clous fhrniigli at a rate 1 1970, when Ihe federal gov- i J gallons a miniile and the ernmcnt banned Ihc nrmds have a three u a of DDT. T It'll flftV million pallon capacity. Tem-The department of agricul- J. peratiivcs in the ture had already begun to chambers reach ludy ways of safely disposing I Fahrcnh'jil. o' surplus DDT slocks. One of 1 Ol Ul Costs, an important factor, the more promising methods i per pnllon during wa incineration or thermal do- Drivers and local bridges project llUCtion. call lor me process lo In Ottawa, the Highwav 3 into continuous operation, Combustion Research suffered S3I10 the cost lo about one- tory of the department of an accident with a of v.hat it initially was. ergy, mines and resources proved lhal incineration being pulled by Hay Os-bprg of Picture will then approximately half as much to destroy the controlled conditions in a spe ciaJ burning chamber was combine was damaged lo the extent of as it did lo buy it. Is the program safe? Checks "lefely effective in 9lh Street by the staff show that it S75 damage and Ihal it is effective. The gases produced by [.he orocess were either harmless or could easily be made semi-trailer unit driven by Larry Christopher Stef of Coaldale travelling casl DDT has been found in the effluent waler. Only .0002 per cent of the DDT escaped DUES came into the Ave. S. failed lo make in the incinerator. jarly in 1971 when the the means lhat in burning uas suggesled a.s a si'e damage came to current DND slock of 107.- rial of DDT and dlhi'r gallons of DDT kerosene ed or hazardous only one-shlh of a cup However, as disposal DDT would remain unburn- quests increased it became -ise Post Office? student nears end of Rocky Mountain odyssey permit A bi'ildins permit has Ijoon issued lo R. Rittcn- house for the foundation to a drive in bank at loin Mayor Magralh Drive. The structure will lie sinnhTr to Lefhbridgc's first drive-in, the Bank of on nth St. just north of the Centre Vil- lage .Vail. Plans for a grocery store in conjunction with Ihe new bank have been suspended. A seven or eight storey fed- eral office building for down- town Lelhbridge is still in the mill. The federal department ol public works is still consider- ing elopmpnt of (he post office building. Under investi- gation is the feasibility cf de- molishing the front of the post office (Ihe original post office built in 1912) and erecting an office tower. The post office addition, built in 105B. would be used by the post office and (lie tower for federal offices and commercial establishments, such as a bank. The proposal is one of many which have been under consid- eration. It is now with the de- sign section of Ihe department of public works. If any development is to take place, it will not be this fiscal year, a government official told The Herald. A lot of work still has lo be done to determine if such a pro- ject is economically feasible and then it would have lo be approved by Olfawa. Brent Spohn, 10. of Red Deer trip from Jasper to Grande left .Jaspero n Ihc lasl parl of' Cache for nearlylwo weeks as his 1100 mile odyssey through a result of hot dry weather the Canadian Hocky Mountains i which has created a high fire i Uiis morning. i danger and caused a closure of Brent has been hiking Ihe i the provincial forest lands. Brent, a sociology student at lie University of Alberta is Ed- distance of ItirKocky Moun tains from the Alberta United States border since late -lime monton. chose to make the trip, His destination is G r a n d c take photographs, write about .Cache. Alberta, asmall north-'his experiences ar.d atlempl lo ern mining town. sell them rather than have an During his long trek he has 'ordinary' summer job. been caughti n a snow storm I lie said the last 160 miles of plaugedby in.sccls and disap-1 his trip lo Grande Cache will be pointed by his fellow man. the mojt difficult and hazard- Ho has been following mark-1 cus. ed paths in national parks and "There are few trails marked forest reserves a.sd basoncoun- on my maps, the most current lercd pollution left by careless ones were surveyed in lO-ln. and campers or bikers, wrecked I will have lo do a lot of "bush-- cars and foresl destruction by wacking." Brent said, logging operations. "I also have a new enemy in He was forced to riclav his J Ihe woods to fear a really frightening one man." "Hunting seascn opens Ihe 25 of Aug for sheep, elk asd deer, so I willbav c toslay well out of flic easily accessible lie said, "I really don'l want lo be mislaken for a big game animal." He hopes to reach Grande Cache by 3, get a ride home to Red Deer and be able lo move lo Edmonton where he can register for his third year at the Univcrsilyo f by Scpl. 11. "If (hey had not opened the forest he said, "f would r.ot have had enough time lo finish my trip." Cool weather, brief rain show- ers and complaints from sever- al tourists are credited with the re-opening of the forests in the I Jasper area Notley urges federal action nitir.iiT PREDICTION' The island of Bali is expecled i.fi .iiiHiri. alxiul half a million tourists annualK by the ,'iovernmcnl says. Grants The 10th sliiprr.rnl of hnmc- Rranls from Ihc provin- cial government has brought Uie current lotnl nl city linll lo S422.5GO. The latest shipment WHS for Abaul SfiOO.nfX) in applicaiinns IJCTII suhmil- led to tho province pro- cessing. New Democratic Parly lead- 1 er Grant Notlcy said here i ncsdaj' Ihc federal govern- menl should consider retaliat- ing apainst I ho United Stales government's decision (u im- i pose a 10 per cent on imports. Following n noon barbecue at Henderson Lake Park at-. (ended by aboui Of) people. Mr. Notlcy I old newsmen lie agrees with federal N'DP lender David Lewis that an agency should he set r.p to monitor aclivilies of American based concerns active in Canada Mr. Nullin said tic p r s c d Premier Strom's idciit o un- (I L1 u-hich "stymie tlie devel- opment of secondary industry in Alberta." Asked what a provincial pre- mier could do about Ihc situa- tion, which involves the federal level of government, Mr, Not- f ley replied Mr. Strom could i protest the decision and "pres- i sure Ottawa lo consider nielli-1 otls of retaliation." Mr. Notlcy termed Ihe Nixon i decision "a retreat to (he re-1 aclionary protectionism of the i and said the Canadinn Government could retaliate by imposing controls on the ex- port of its natural gas, on which the U.S. is very depen- dent. On another matter, the NDP leader said if his party forms the government, the Police Act will he repealed, and a new n et wri 11 en after meaningful consultation with the cities, towns and rural municipalities affected by the legislation. Nixon's "insane" decisio pose the swch.'irgi1, ;i Busy day for firefighters Tnn LdiiliT'idpo Fire Dt-'pfirt- bul; mc-nt was busy Tuesday rinr 1 nilli five fire calls and five am- rnllr; in a four hour pe- 2720 21st Avo. Soulh, Lelhbridge CHURCH OF CHRIST Come llonr the BIBLE preached by Mr. John Coffman of San Diego, Calif. No denominational creeds no doctrines of man- Bring your Bible and a friend. You will have the opportunity to ask questions al Ihe end of each lesson. THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC EACH EVENING AUG. 22nd 29lh EACH EVENING Trcmsporlcilion will be provided if nocdcd. Phone 328-5761 A burned in front of Tom's hou.se of Pizza in the tellers Sliopping Centre at am., causing ?200 dam- age. Al p.m. another car i burned at Ihc coiner of 13th SI. and 7th Ave. X. causing damage. There no injuries in either five. At IT) p.in ;md again at p.m., the department was called lo the Ventura Crcfce.nl. aren lo extinguish a grass and bush lire. There was no dam- ape and no injury. At p.m., Ihc extinguished a fire in Ihc Roll- fig sub-division soulli nf Seenie i Drive on the Cnrdston High- way. There was no damage lo a fence and no injuries in-; I volvccl. SIMPSONS-SEARS The Spectacular Nylon Shag Broadbom Which appeared in The Lethbridge Herald on Page 18, Thursday, August 19th, should have read Reg. sq. yd. SAVE Sq. Yd. 9 Sq. Yd. An Open Letter to the Premier Dear Mr. Stromr I see by Ihe Ihnl your nnvenimnnl hot given Ihe people of (lie Grande Praire district n nieo new provincial park. Always an appropriate election campaign gift, Mr. Premier. What abouf Lelhbridge? We could do wilh an- other provincal park or two in this part of ihe province. Have you ever been to Pork Lake on a summer week- end? Sort of crowded, isn't il- Now there's great potential for a provincial park at Chin Lake or ihe Si. Mary Reservoir. Why should the citizens of Lethbridge have to make do at these places when they want to swim, or boat, or have a picnic? Il must be that your Social Credit government doesn't care about this part of the piovincc as much as it should. Tima for a change, Mr. Premier. Time for n change- Yours Iruly, DICK GRAY, Progressive Conservative Candidate, loMibridgo West Iniorlerf by ihe Consorvntivo Pnrly Association of Lolhbrideja Wosl. ;