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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE August City Scene McGavin price going up McGavin Toastmaster will boost the wholesale price of a 20- ounce loaf of bread here by two cents, effective Monday. Lethbridge manager Fen Tunbridge said today his company is raising prices in order to recover increased costs of ingredients, packaging and delivery. McGavin's move follows similar announcements made earlier this week by some other major western Canadian bakers, saying the price of a 20-ounce loaf to the shopper will go up three cents. Singers return from Europe A triumphant month-long tour of Denmark and Germany ended in Calgary Friday afternoon as the Anne Campbell Singers climbed off their jet from Europe. Troupe chaperone Irene Virtue said the singers were with the opportunity to sing in cathedrals and an old castle in Kiel. Germany." "Receptions in the two European countries were she said. Accident ends auto chase A motorist who was chased by Lethbridge city police about 1 15 a.m. today and was subsequently involved in a motor- vehicle accident has been charged with dangerous driving. The motorist was northbound on 4th Street S. when he failed to negotiate a corner at 5th Avenue, skidded across the avenue jnd was in collision with a parked snowmobile which in turn was in collision with a trailer belonging to Hagblom Construction, 2807 22nd Ave A S.. police say. About damage was reported. Charged is Stanley Roy Janson. 21. of 1261 4th Ave. S. Constable to be honored A Cardston RCMP con- stable will go to Winnipeg SOLORAY HAIR The for any girl, any guy. any hair- style. One year warranty. Reg. SPECIAL 18 99 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Monday to receive an award Irom the Canadian Bankers Association for his assitance in apprehending a bank robber in Regina July 27, 1973. Ken Ross, who has since been transferred to Cardston. was going home from work about 1 p.m. that day when a man who had just robbed a Toronto-Dominion Bank ran in front of his car. Const. Ross chased the man, a gun battle ensued and Const. Ross wounded the man in the arm and stomach. The officer was uninjured. The wounded robber who had just escaped from a British Columbia prison was later apprehended. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS invitation. Announcement. Bride Books Thank Vou Cardt Napkin. (24 Hour Service If Necessary) We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each order' FREE CUSTOMER PARKING SPECIAL Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mein Sweet and Sour Spareribs Deep Fried Shrimps, Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rice ALL FOR ONLY......................... Delivered to Your Hot! 4 95 OPEN WEEKDAYS A.M. TO 2 A.M. NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot Forty Mile county to offer school band program FOREMOST (Staff) Coun. Frank Romeike of Seven Persons Friday told the County of Forty-Mile coun- cillors its school committee has placed an order for worth of band instruments and the program will start here this fall. A meeting of parents interested and interested per- sons will be held in the county office here Sept. 30 to discuss the Early Childhood Services program. It was started in 1973 to initiate a program of govern- ment services for children of preschool age. Voluntary parent participation is an im- portant part of the program. The province pays per child for programs of regular activities operated by school boards about per child for programs operated by private schools, agencies and in- dividuals and per child for selected areas. There are higher grants for handicapped children: mentally retarded, blind and visually im- paired, hearing han- dicapped. physically handicapped, and emotionally disturbed. The grants were raised last June and Education Minister Lou Hyndman also announced that operators will be eligible SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS Installed Phone 328-2176 Jerry L Zezulka A.A.C.I. Accredited Canadian hsft.'jfe Heal Estate App.-a'ser Consultant Market Value Valuation Day Value Estate Settlement Fire Insurance Mortgage Valuations Feasibility Studies Rental Analysis RELIANCE AGENCIES 822 3rd Avenue South Lethbridge Phone 328-9216 to receive grants for children over the age of 5'-z years in Early Childhood Services programs. Coun. Romeike said the Sept. 30 meeting here "is for the purpose of encouraging various Early Childhood Ser- vices groups in the county." The county school com- mittee has not received any applications for the position of custodian or janitor of the Conquerville School. Coun. Romeike said the school committee is asking the school buildings branch for approval to dispose of the 1918 building at Bow Island and is resubmitting its application for library and science facilities in the elementary school. The county will continue to pay the Newhouse family on the Ross Ranch. a day to bring their out to meet the school bus. The department of education reimburses the county per day of this amount. "We are continuing to pay them a day as it is cheaper than running the bus in to get said Coun. Romeike. Further study will be given to a request by a girl at Etzikom who wants to go to school at Foremost because her parents both work there. A plan for a school to be built by the Hutterian brethren of the Plain View Colony was tabled by the school committee. Said Coun. Romeike: "We feel that the agreements (for education at the colonies) should be signed before we give our approval to any school buildings. The plans submitted to us were rather indistinct." A pay phone will be installed in the Foremost High School. Coun. Russell Scrath and Raymond Clarke of Burdett, chairman of the school com- mittee, will attend a labor relations seminar at Calgary Sept. 18 to 20. It is sponsored by the Alberta School Trustees Association. A seminar for new school trustees will be held Sept. 26 in the Medicine Hat High School. The Bow Island Separate School Board will be informed when the public school of- ficials decide to call a holiday because separate school students ride the county school buses. Coun. Romeike said due to an oversight they were not informed of a Farmer's Day holiday and wondered where the buses were. may try wheelchair City council will be asked Monday to appoint one of its members to spend a day in a wheelchair and see society as the disabled see it. The request was made by Frank Merkl. chairman of Disabled on the Move, on behalf of a project known as the Lethbridge Aid for Disabl- ed and Elderly Citizens. Mr. Merkl also asks in the letter that sidewalks down- town be constructed with a ramp at corners, and that the council give consideration to using some of the city's 000 annual transportation grant from the province for transportation facilities for the handicapped. "Those of us not confined to a wheelchair do not realize the problem curbs pose to those who are handicapped." he says. "Going across an uptown street involves taking one's life in hand as you must jay walk at alley ways to cross in the middle of a busy road. Or one must be accompanied by another person who is capable and knowledgeable in the handling of wheelchairs." needed for insect battle Another is needed to continue the program of spraying flies and mosquitos to the end of the season, says Aid. Tom Ferguson chairman of the city health board. The allotted for the job has been used up. says Aid. Ferguson in a letter to city council. The original estimate for this year's program was 000 but it was reduced by council to the same amount as was allotted last year, he savs. KEEPYOUR No. 1 in AIR CONDITIONING FROM 1709-2nd Ave. South Phone 328-5973 Lakeview school land may sell for An offer of for two parcels of land totalling nearly 10 acres has been made to the public school board by the city. The offer goes before city council Monday for ratification. The land is in the southeast subdivision of Lakeview and was purchased by the school board in 1962 for No longer needed for a school, it was originally put up for sale by public tender by the school board. But the city notified the board it would not likely change the zoning of the site from public reserve and offered to purchase the land. County in no hurry to buy fire engines Possession of drug nets year in jail An 18 year old Foremost youth who pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking was sentenced in provincial court Friday to one year in jail and one year's probation. Donald Wayne Stevens was charged July 15 after he was found in possession of several kilo bricks of marijuana in a Lethbridge residence. An 18 year old Lethbridge man charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking was remanded to Sept. 20 for election and plea Gary Gold was charged Wednesday after a man was found to be in possession of two ounces of marijuana at the York Hotel, 3rd Avenue and 13th Street N. He is free on his own recognizance. A 35 year old Cardston man who pleaded not guilty to charges of driving with a blood alcohol level greater than 08 per cent and driving while suspended was remand- ed until Oct. 4 for trial. Samuel Daychief was Man killed when tractor overturns A 61 year old Blood Indian Reserve resident was killed about 5'15 p.m. Friday when the small farm tractor he was operating about 10 miles east of Cardston went out of control and overturned on top of him. Dead is Tony Crane Chief. Coroner R. W. Russell of Cardston decided no inquest will be held. charged Aug. 14. Bail for Daychief was set at A 22 year old Lethbridge man who pleaded guilty to kicking in a window at Sheldons Family Shopping Centre. 516 3rd Ave. S., was fined Guy Richard Mitchell, 81 Bridge Villa Estate, was charged Aug. 14. Mr. Mitchell told the court he had been drinking at the time but had since made restitution for the window. Day care "Modern Women An Uneasy Life" is the title of the NFB film on day care to be shown Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Lethbridge Public Libra rv. By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor FOREMOST County of Forty Mile councillors Fri- day were treading very softly in discussion of a possible 000 to outlay for three- fire engines. They wouldn't say "yes" and they wouldn't say "no." But they decided to make a decision after the Oct. 16 municipal election. It will end 10 months of confinement in the county "think tank" without a decision. The proposal was brought to coun- cil late in 1973. Friday Coun. Ed Torsher of Bow Island said an investment of budgeted over five years would require a IVi- mills increase in the tax rate. "Right said Coun. William Kenneth Babe, "with the government taking off 29 mills it would practically be painless When it first came to the council table it was suggested the units would cost each but later council learned the price could go as high as each. Councillors have had little success in getting ratepayers in the sprawling county to agree to spending on three new units. It all seems to hinge on where the units are going to be stationed. Coun. Marg Dragland of Conquerville has always maintained one truck would be as good as three if it was parked at Etzikom. Coun. Torsher is on record as saying the citizens of Burdett and Bow Island are enthusiastic about rural fire protection. Coun. William George McFall of Etzikom is not enthusiastic. Friday he urged a "go slow" policy and he has been known to criticize the plan. At one time he said, only salvation is possibly saving some other buildings (than the ones on Friday Coun. McFall said: "I would like to consult my ratepayers a little bit more." He said some Etzikom men have indicated they don't want to stay home on the weekends to man a fire truck. Said Coun. Torsher: "This is something those Bow Island boys do. They divided into brigades. If the fire chief says stay home this week, you are on fire they stay home.'' Coun. Torsher said if coun- cillors will make their stand known before the Oct. 16 elec- tion the voters will speak. But Coun. Russell Scratch of Foremost came flat out for the fire trucks. "I kind of think we are being too he said. "I think we should have this protection I think we are remiss in not having it earlier we are one oi the few (counties and municipalities in Alberta) that don't have it." FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est. 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. FOX, C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Preschool program planned PINCHER CREEK (Staff) The Pincher Creek and dis- trict Early Childhood Education program will begin classes for preschoolers Sept. 9. Teachers are: Agnes Thibert, Cowley-Lundbreck; Mary Parks. Canyon School, Pincher Creek; and Joanne Mack, St. Michael's School. Pincher Creek. There will be a general meeting for parents Sept. 3. Dr. V. Penner DENTIST Wishes To Announce The Relocation Of His Practice To 2621 10 Ave. 'A'S. (Behind the Park Plaza) The New Phone Number is 327-7781 PENNER'S PLUMBING qializing in service Work. Water Heaters and Basement Plumbing 1209-2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-4121 GUARANTEED SERVICE To SONY, LLOYDS, PIONEER, NORESCO, and moil other of ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT 2 Technicians to Serve You ANGLO STEREO PHOTO SERVICE DEPT. 419 5th Street South Phone 328-0575 CLOSED UNTIL SEPT. 9th Phone for Appointment Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK BLACK DENTAL LAB PHONE 327-2822 DR. GARY W. COOPER would like to announce the opening of his office for the practice of CHIROPRACTIC Thursday, August 1st at No. 308 Professional Building 740 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-6567 IT'S BACK TO SCHOOL... FOR THE KIDS! WHY NOT BACK TO CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY? LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH 15th Ave. and 29th St. S. WOULD BE GLAD TO WELCOME YOU MOVING? CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES ATTENTION VOLVO OWNERS BE PROUD OF YOUR VOLVO Have expert technicians service and maintain your car using the latest in electronic equipment, and original Volvo parts that are unconditionally guaranteed for 1 full year regardless of mileage. Come in and see us for all your car care needs at SHORT STOP AUTO LTD. 6 Ave. Street S. Phone 32V-olvo 328-6586 Gorman-Rupp "high and dry" sump pumps SHAFT SEAL Assures Long, Trouble-Free Life! REMOVABLE WEAR PLATE STRAIGHT IN SUCTION Increases Capacity, Efficiency and Lift Available at OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phone 327-1571 or contact the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you. ;