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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE August City Scene 3 at national conference Three Lethbndge vouths are among 250 delegates in Thunder Ontario for the Canadian National Conference of Junior Achievers five day annual meeting The s top achiever of the year, Tom Shaw along with Sharon Vaselenak and Theresa Mulgrew, arrived Monday at the campus of Lakehead University where the conference is to be held The conference began Tuesday with a series of workshops on subjects as varied as natural resources, industrial relations and the media and the message More than 30 experts in business and community affairs are to be on hand this week to work with the teenagers in problem- solving seminars related to their businesses Harvest operation resumes Harvest operations in Southern Alberta resumed again W edresdav under sunnv skies and gentle breezes which helped dry crops following more than a week of rain AL survev of some district agriculturist offices and a visual check of the area south and west of Lethbndge Wednesday in- dicated a gradual resumption of harvest with swathing operations in full swing Man charged in theft r man has been charged with theft after 24 stereo tapes were reported missing from a parked automobile in Lethbndge Tuesday The tapes were reported stolen from Bob Hansen s car parked at his residence at 227 15th St Charged is Henrv Martin Vanderberg 20 of 1120 13th St S He will appear in court 4ug 28 Theft of reported reported break and enter at Tom s House of Pizza 1204 Mavor Magrath Drive Wednesday netted a thief about that was in the cash register Lethbndge police said there was no sign of forced entrv block and tackel valued at was reported stolen from National Salvage 206 33rd St N Tuesday Man admitted to bar A. 28-vear old Ravmond man was admitted to the Alberta Bar Mr justice SS Lieberman of the supreme Court ot Alberta Philips 12" Aluminum ELECTRIC FRYPAN JV tf 101 ot cK coa' rq T It I d Separate contro Irrmer s b P 'o Jasv clei u Ore ,ear SPECIAL 29 88 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN The ceremony took place at the Lethbridge Court House Timothy Glen Hironaka the new lawyer will work for Stimgam Deneky Bamesand Llewellvn in Lethbndge Mr Hironaka received his law degree in 1973 at the Lniversitv of Alberta in Ed monton and began to article with Stnngam Denekv and Barnes in July that vear He received a bachelor of economics degree at the I mversitv of Calgary in 1970 Jerry L. Zezulka A.A.C.I. "b tUtc Market Value Valuation Day Value Estate Settlement Fire Insurance Mortgage Valuations Feasibility Studies Rental Analysis RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3rd Avenue South Lethbndge Phone 328-9216 UNIROYAl ZETfl I Mileage Guaranteed Tires >M ZETA RADIAL IroncladGuarantee EHEEH MILES p-V 75% MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' 20% MORE CAR CONTROL 12% MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS And to be extra sure of safety let our Service Department give you a Safety Check on: BRAKES SHOCKS BALANCE ALIGNMENT All work is performed by experts to assure complete safety and satisfaction. CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE OR USE YOUR KIRK'S LETHBRIDGE TABER CALGARY 16213rd Ave. S. 620150th Ave 1210 45IK Ave. N.E. Phone 327-5985 Phone 223-3441 276-5344 TIRE SALES LTD. Subsidized day care 'would give mothers a choice9 By JUDE CAMPBELL Herald Staff Writer Subsidized day care is needed in Lethbndge to provide mothers with a choice a panel discussion at Women s Place was told Wednesday Day Care centres where rates are tied to income are needed where it is economically impossible for the woman to remain in the home and care for her youngsters said pan- elist Dr Barbara Lacey, a leader in the movement for establishment of subsidized day care "It is needed in situations where the woman needs to get oat of the home Dr Lacey continued All we're trying to do is give the woman a choice Some women are better motheis with their children Some are better mothers when they can spend time away from them It is the quality not the quantity of care, that makes the difference A small group of concerned per- sons were on hand to question pan- elists who included Dr Lacey, Ins DuMont, co-ordmator of the Umver- sit) of Lethbndge day care centre, Darlene Nault, the northside day care centre, and Jeanna Baty YWCA director The panelists expressed a definite need for subsidized day care in the citv particularly for mothers who are relying on social assistance and have dependant children It was noted that although there are private centres available, child care rates were generally beyond the financial ability of families who most need the facilities Dr Lacey commented the rate situation is not the fault of those who are operating the private centres It is a matter of economics thev have to charge those rates in order to make it a viable enterprise Although there has been a great deal of opposition in the past trom private centres to centres Di Lacev said she teels both could exist happilv side by side In past several years there has been a lot more interest and awareness in what dav care centi es are trying to accomplish The province is drawing up a set ot stan- dards which will bring together previously scattered bits of legislation It is a necessarv step and although I d hate to see anv ngiditv come into this standards in a single act are needed she Lethbndge is expected have a northside subsidized centre in opera tion by Oct 1, according to Mrs Nault It will be at the Bridge Villa Estate There has been some opposition expressed by Bridge Villa tenants to the use of their community centre tor a dav care program, although the owner is fully in favor Mr1- Nault explained the day care i ate.s will be fixed on a sliding scale and charges will be assessed ac- cording to the individual family's in- come She says some parents would be paving as low as per month while others would be charged as high as The subsidized centres in this city will be taking care of those who can't afford dav care in private centres In the beginning, children will be accepted according to families showing the greatest Dr added In response to a question from the floor concerning the possibility of the local YWCA attempting to find funds for a similar centre, Ms Baty said the YWCA will try again 'The mam problem other than funding, is going to be finding a suitable facility which meets all the government regulations It is reasonable to have all of the precautions required when dealing with children savs Ms Baty "It's just difficult to find a building which can meet all of them or to find one which can be renovated and to find the funds to undertake the extensive renovations Related problems which some parents are encountering in Lethbndge are the lack of tem- porary babysitters and lack of centres which will accept children on a partial rather than a weekly basis Women s Place will present a film session on dav care next Wednesday at 8 p m in the Lethbndge public librarv Oldman irrigation diversion visitors view Lethbndge Northern Irrigation headworks Called late to court, accused escapes trial Bail refilled Blundon A charge of driving with a blood alcohol level exceeding 08 per cent against a Lethbndge man dismiss e d in p r o v i n i a' court The romt tuled the time between the hv ingot the charge and the man appearance in court was> almost one year and there had been an abuse of judicial process Julius Steve Parascak 1119 17th St S was charged Sept 29 1973 with driving with a blood alcohol level exceeding 08 per cent defence counsel Doug Maxwell told the court The accused, 49, was sent a notice to appear in provincial court Oct 17 on the charge He did not appear and a warrant was issued for his arrest However the warrant was not executed and it was only in June that Mr Parascak learned from a friend on the city police force that there was an outstanding warrant down at the station He went down to investigate and subse- quently appeared in court Provincial Judge L W Hudson said because of the lapse in time he didn t think Mr Parascak could defend himself against documented Crown evidence He ed the case before H carne to tiial accepting Mr well's objection that then had been an abuse of indicia' process Crown prosecutor D V Hartigan told the court the man in charge of executing warrants for the citv police was busy with the school sate ty patrol program last Or tober and overlooked oxet tion of the wan ant DondUl Ldwdid Blundon charged with non capital murder will remain until his piilimimrv hearing Sept 25 hail u is refused inmg Rluniii h uith v gr'im I'r ivost 1 >i ismta! in 1 M MX ifter SllL U lilted Oetence counsel Bob habKi made the application BobBdbki the defence ask ed that the bail application be held in closed session because of the sf nousness ot the m ittoi ind he mod for r on tid nil i' Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening tilt 9pm PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th South Coroner decides won't hold collision inquest Mi hi i' i UPS b i hambt r> 1 ater in appeared pi ovmf WESTERN HOSPITALITY tricbcns family restduraru a bus and a half-ton truck about 50 miles west of Lethbndge has decided thm will be no inquest Murray Hodgson said TUPS day he has received informa tion from four witnesses to the accident the truck in which Diane Renaud the girl killed was riding on the wrong side of the road when the accident occurred Dr Hodgson said the other occupants of the truck will be unable to testify for months because of injuries received in the accident For these reasons he's decided not to hold an inquest Gary Damstrom 20 of Jaffray, B C and Dorothv Renaud, 28, also of Millar ville were seriously injured in the accident No occupants of the bus were injured 'm iliv Blundon in Iithbndge oui t w here Provincial Judge L W Hudson he be transferred to a provincial jail oihei than Lethbndge orrc-( tion u In-slilutt until his prolimmnv i tring Sort 25 n Toil M u u I "it lv MituU if in N no H'I niio is been h( Id in d sti.i d of the because ot ttai he might be harmed bv other prisoners ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI S Phone 328-4095 JUST ARRIVED A new shipment of FOLIAGE PLANTS Priced From FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street S. Phone 327-2666 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 Irrigation specialists view storage By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer 250 American irnga tion operators and water users Wednesday got a first hand look at the key storage and headworks for more than 800, 000 acres of irrigation land in Southern Alberta Six bus loads of irrigation industrj officials toured areas southwest of Lethbndge Wednesday as part of the Irrigation Operators Conference which ends today The tour proceeded south on the Cardston highway then south on the Del Bonita highway to the mam canal for the St Marv River Irrigation District The buses followed the main canal upstream to the St Mar> Dam and reser voir which holds enough water to cover about 27 000 acres of land with one foot of water Following a tour of Waterton Lakes National Park the tour visited VXattrton Dam and reservoir about one third the storage (apacitv of the St Mary reser- voir Both these facilities store water that is used on land from the Blood Indian Reserve near Cardston all the way east to Medicine Hat The tour moved north from Waterton Dam to Brocket on the Peigan Indian reserve to view the head works for the Lethbridge Northern Irnga tion District on the Oldman River The structure diverts water from the Oldman River into a canal on the south side of the river The canal leads east toward Fort Macleod before turning north of the river over a metal flume about three quarters of a mile long This district irrigates land in the Fort Macleod Granum Picture Butte regions At the annual conference banquet at the Holiday Inn Wednesday evening Sherry Clark regional director for the Alberta department of agriculture in Lethbndge told about 350 people the chance to share ideas and problems related to agricjlture is welcomed the provincial government The conference designed to bring together irrigation operator s and water users trom both sides of the border tor consultation and dis- cussion allows American farmers and irrigation district operators to see what of Southern Uberta would not have without irrigation He said he hopes Canadian farmers and irrigation district operators can reciprocate and make visits to American counterparts to learn from then problems and techni ques Mavor Anderson who called Lethbndge the irnga tion capital of Canada said irrigation ib the reason Southetn Alberta is wealthy Mr Anderson said irriga- tion gives Southern Alberta a stabilising quality in agriculture and contributed to the million in new agricultural wealth in Alberta in 1973 FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327 6565 ESP FOX, COM FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG STUDIO ON riCTU fc ARTISTIC PICTURE 1 ____ 1 SINCE 1958 i 5 AVE 5 HEINO OEEKEN Manager Gorman Rupp "high and dry" sump pumps SHAFT SEAL Assures Long Trouble Fret Life1 REMOVABLE WEAR PLATE STRAIGHT IN SUCTION Increases Capacity Efficiency and Lift Available at OLIVER Industrial Supply 36 St. North Pne >ly Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phone 327-1571 or contact the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you. ;