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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. funscekers Jet Away Toun CP Air FunSun Adventure Toun PJeoiurama Tauri ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32B.3201 The LctJikidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Allierta, Tuesday, August 29, 3972 PAGES 15 TO 28 NOW IN CUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG, 740 4lS AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a ipare pair of glaitef for holiday Landlord tenant board to be sought for city By .JOK MA Herald Slaff Writer A brief requesting Llic estab- lishment of a landlord-tenant advisory board be submitt- ed to city hall, possibly next week. Co orclinaling Hie public movement calling for such a Ixxly to resolve landlord-tenant disputes are Wendy Hasmusscn and Wayne Clark of the Leth- bridge Community College. Miss Itasmussen said the group not know exactly how the advisory wil1 composed. According to the ex- perience of such boards in other cities, il will distribute information to the public on the Thistles threaten southern farmers Farmers are being warned to control Canada thistle and sow thistle- to keep farm losses down. Murray McLclland, district agriculturist for Lcthbridge and Warner counties, said the this- tles must be controlled between now and freeze up. "Canada thistle is on the in- crease in southern Alberta and additional emphasis on its con- trol by farmers is he said. Studies have shown that only two Canada ihi.stlo plants per square yard in a field can re- duce wheat yields by as much as six bushels per acre. The average farmer on the Prair- ies loses at least 55 per acrc from thistles alone. "With harvest about to begin, farmers may neglect summer fallowing at the very time thistle control is most said Mr. McLclland. "It is during the next few weeks that tlic plants replen- ish tho food reserves in their root systems that will be used to carry them through the win- ter. "Until about the middle of July food is drawn from tho roots to produce seed stalks and seed. If the top-growth of the thistles is kept under con- trol for the rest of the growing season, the plants will lie un- able to build up reserves and will enter winter in a weakened condition. Mr. McLelland saicl at least 90 per cent of the thistles on summcrfallow land can be eliminated in one season with intensive cultivation or a com- bination of cultural and chem- ical control. 'To avoid undoing all the re- sults that have been achieved up to the commencement of harvest, thistle growth must be kept down during he said. "Cultural operations must be started again immediately after harvest operations have beer completed and continued until freeze-up." Hotel land may be rezoned A bylaw to rezone the York Hotel property to allow the owners to expand the tiotel fac- ilities should be before city council at its next meeting. Council Monday instructed the city solicitor to draw up the amending bylaw. A similar bylaw was defeated by council last year because the planned expansion conflict- ed with future widening of 13th St. N. The hotel sits on properly not 7oned for hotel use but is al- lowed, since it was there be- fore the zoning bylaw was pass- ed. The zoning bylaw states no additions can be put on a build- Ing which docs not conform to the bylaw. Tim only way the expansion can be allowed is for Ihe prop erty to be rezoned. Parking controls unchanged City council has decided f' cave parking controls on pri ale lots up to the lot owners. Requests have liccn made by he Lethbridge Municipal llos )ital administration and Cenln Village Mall owners for th city regulation and control o heir parking areas. City solicitor John Hammon .old council the city would hav rouble enforcing its parkin >ylaw on private lots. He referred to a lellcr from the provincial highways depart ment which stated the city doe not have the authority to pas bylaws to cover private lots. The only way for the city t regulate the lots would be on lease arrangement wilh the 1 owners, Mr. Hammond said. Council rejected Ilia pproach, concerned that tl: city would not recover the cos' of administration and policin private lots. Council also decided mono received from parking viol, tors at the university should rutes involving for :ight months. Mr. Clark said the public to the formation o such board is "tremendous.1 He said at a seminar last weel alone, about two dozen com >laints were received and those who made the complaints "are all in favor of such an advis ory board." Miss Rasmussen said thei brief will te full of documented cases pointing to a need fo such a boon'.. Presently sucl disputes, if they cannot be solv ed by the parties concerned, g lo the courts. "Of the complaints we hav received, 90 per cent are fror the she said. "That i because the landlorls arc mak ing the rules." City Manager Tom Nutlin siad pressure for the formatio of n landlord tenant advisor board has lo come from Lh public. "If there is enough public in tcrcst in a landlord tenant visory board, then the cit council will act on M Nutting said. Miss Rasmussen said Lcth bridge is late in tlie formatio of a landlord tenant advisory board. She invites those into ested in this problem lo con tact her or Mr. Clark at th I.CC. million project Consultants approved for designing of bridge County sells 21 school buses The County of Warner hns .sold 21 school buses lo in- dividual operators, counly sec- retary-treasurer Ken Duncan snid tottay. Ten of the buses were sotc! to previous drivers employed by the county. The county de- cided lo out of the school bus operation earlier this month following failure to Last Chance! To Enjoy a Summer Holiday Weekend! Bo prepared. Viiil MiCready Balnet Phar- macy fir it. Takft along a fine Reflex Comoro and Quality Film for your Week- end Excursion! CAMERAS FILM LEICA KODAK ASAHI-PENTAX ANSCO MINOLTA AGFA KONICA FUJI CANON POLAROID YASHICA MINOX And Many Mora Alt AT COMPETITIVE PRICE5I "WHERE SAIES ARt BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. CHARGED 614 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-3555 Alio oporciling WATERTON PHARMACY LTD. In Walftrion Nalional Pork By HICIIAItU BUHKE Herald Staff Writer The hiring of Stanley anil As- sociates Engineering Ltd. as the prime consultant for a de- sign of the Glh Avc. S. bridge conr.cctJnB east and west Leth- bridge was approved by city council Monday. Negotiations will nov: begin between the city and the con- sultants regarding fees for the job. The city has budgeted 500 for its share of the design costs. The province will pro- vide the remainder of the esti- mated cost. The proposal submitted by Stanley and Associates was one of six received by the city. Four other firms be in- volved in the bridge and bridge approach plans: Mc- Bride Ragan Consulting Engi- neers, structural design; D. R. Stevens and Partners, esthetic and visual co-ordination; I! M. Hardy and Associates, soils consultants, and Brown Oka- mura ar.d Associates for sur- vey and control work. an actual construction date has been given by the prov- ince, other lhan the original 1976 schedule. City officials have had a number of talks with highways Legislation posing drive-in problems FLOWER POWER These dahlias sprouted to nine feel in height under the care and altention of Slella Prima- chuk, 1282 lOlh Avc. N. Planted in Ihe spring, they were grown from ordinary rools bought in a local store. Tlie usual height of Ihe plants is from four to five feet. In spite of their height, Ihe plants have of normal size. No definite commitment, for department representative's tn recent months concerning the possible advancement of tha construction date to 1913-74. The estimated cost of Irm bridge is million, with tha city responsible for mil- lion. City to proceed with new fireball City council Monday decided to hire an architect to design a new fire hall, to be built in the vicinity of 6th Ave. and 4th St. S.. and the relocation of fire department headquarters to the existing No. 2 Fire Hall on the north side. Plans to Install a 811 emer- gency number at the new head- quarters were rejected for now, however. Pictures labelled Restricted now can he shown in drive in theatres under legislation pars- ed during the last government session. A. W. Shacklcfortl, president of Lethbridge Theatres Ltd., feels that the change poses serious problems in the opera- tion of "what had previously been considered a family the- atre. It was a family theatre not because of the ratings of pic- tures shown, but because par- ents were accustomed to tak- ing their children- when they went. "Now when restricted tures are showing, we pic- Slroiigest federal showing ever Socreds to field full slate agreement in a wage di nite with the drivers. Previously, the county en ployed 23 part-time driver nostly farmers, lo operate school buses. Mr. Duncan sa .wo routes have been disco tnucd The county decided to go out of school busing at (he samo lime when (he labor concilia- ion board in Edmontin inter- venal. The board has since awarded a new contract to (lie HIS drivers. However, Mr. Dun- can said IJic new contract, cf- fcclive Sept. I, docs not apply since Iho county no longer cm- riloys bus drivers. The bus drivers, however, did receive an increase cover- ing the period from Jan. 1, 1972 lo the last day Ihcy drove school buses for Ihe county. The increase was from lo per day, and from 5 cents lo cenls per mile. The individual operators will drive Ibc .school buses when the new .school term logins Sept. By GREG McINTVnK Herald Staff Writer The Social Credit Parly of Canada intends to field candi- dates in all ridings in British Columbia, Alberta and Sas- katchewan at the coming fed- eral election, says Al Hancock of Raymond, southern Alberta organizer. A Lethbridge candidate could be chosen at a meeting herj prior to a meeting of the Alberta Eocred party sched- uled for Calgary Sept. 16, lie said in an interview. No date has been set for the Lethbridge nomination meet- ing. Tiro federal Socreds have al- ready nominated six of the candidates they will field in Al- berta in what Mr. Hancock pre- dicts will the strongest showing in Kocrcd history fed- erally. "People are twginning to rcalize'that all they've been do- ing is gelling halted back ami forth between the two old line parlies (Literals and Conser- he said. "All they're doing is trying to see who can socialize (he coun- try the fastest. We (Socreds) are set up nationally better than we've ever been I think this will be evident at the next election." The 65 year old insurance Library board The library iHiani, once again has a full membership with Hie appoinlmenl by city conn- cil Monday of Marilyn Ander- son. Mrs. Anderson, radio lalk show co-host and freelance journalist, was appointed for a term to end in January, 1975. agent said the Socreds will run about 200 candidates across Canada, more than they did at the last federal election in 1968 Real Caouetle, national party leader, is scheduled to attenr. the Sept. 16 provincial party meeting at Calgary. Mr. Han cock said he will probably fol low that appearance with a lour of tlie province. ave to turn these people way." A picture classified as re- tricted limits the age of those ntering the theatre to 18 years and over. A violation brings a 500 fine on both the theatre owner and the patron. Adult rated pictures may le seen by anyone over 16 and anyone under that age when accompanied by a rarent or guardian. The addi- ion of "not recommended for children" does not affect the Family rated pictures may K seen by anyone of any age, Mr. Shackleford said that ho vas "greatly concerned" about urning families a n d about the difficulties in effect- ng such regulations. Mr. SbackJeford said lie was not expecting a great deluge of restricted pictures, and that be would avoid showing them "as much as I can." He felt this was made easier by the re- classification of a Lumber of pictures from restricted to adult. Mr. Shackleford said that lus policy for the present would be lo show any restricted pictures during the first part of the week, so that families would be able lo attend on weekends. ooklets to help assistance University enrolment may rise The University of Lclhbrirlgc is expecting a slight increase in tolal enrolment over lasl year. Project figures show students are expected to enrol compared with last ycor. Applications are running slightly ahead of last year's pace. So far. S07 .ipplicalions have been received compared with 801 the same time Insl year. The university lias enrolled full-time studenls and -13 part-time studenls for the 1972- 73 academic year. The registrar's office is ex- porting a surge of applications wilhin tltc next two weeks prior lo registration day on Sepl. 0. Applications will bo accepted past that dale. The community services de- partment will soon put out 17 information booklets on how to get social, health and welfare services in Lethbriilge. Each of the Ixmklcts will list nil available services in a par- ticular area of need, said Tony Toimi, the department's co-or- clinntor of social planning. expect to have Ihe book- lets ready for public distribu- liou in a month's Mr. Tohin said. "A more detailed directory for agency use will he published in two months, a Ihirk volume containing infor- mation in all 17 booklets." Listed in the booklets will be sonic 500 programs from which Ihe public can seek assistance. They will serve to eliminate confusion and ignorance in ob- taining help from the various government depart and voluntary agencies. Information for the booklets was compiled by Mr. dur- ing Iho summer wilh Ihe as- sistance of four University of Ixjlhbridge graduates under provincial student employment grant. The students were John Mc- Innis, Ella Gocrzen, Eric Coren- lilun and Rrian Thom'son. "They did an excellent Mr. Tobin said. One of Mr. Tobin's recommcn rkilions lo city council will be Ihe appointment of at least om full-timo professional to assis lim to monitor and assess so cial assistance programs. "At present I do no casi he said. "We don' iavc the manpower to do al he things we want." Council agreed with Alder- man Vaughan Hembroff that not enough information had teen provided to accept the em- ergency number proposal. 'I can't go for a per mor.th expense (to operate the system) without knowing how much time mil be saved and how much the system will be Aid. Hembroff said. Aid. Chick Chichester also questioned whether the city policy and RCMP would be in- cluded in the system. City Manager Tom Nutting told council the system could not be instituted until 1974 un- less it was approved this month, the Alberta Government Tele- phones deadline to have the number included in the 1973 directory. The new fireball, to be built for an estimated will be located to service both the east and west sides of the city. The fire department training facilities wll be moved from [he downtown area to the new headquarters at 28th St. and 5th Ave, N. Utility director Oliver Erdos aid an additional two acres of and will needed at that site >r the training facilities. The existing headquarters, at 2nd Ave. and 4th St. S., are causing "grave concerns" for city officials, Mr. Nutting said n a letter to council. One con- cern is the inability of the build- to hold a new 100-foot aerial adder truck, which the city is- scheduled lo receive this year. IN MUSCLES A porcupine's quills arc anc hored loosely in special muscles just under the skin. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAl MECHANIC Schworli Bldg. 522 5lh St. S. 328-4095 HUNTER'S SPECIAL! WINCHESTER MODEL 94 30-30 CARBINE new machined poMs, fast lever action, "The Gun Thai Won The Regular 123.95 Special Only Call Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Pre-scliool project under way The Ixthbrirlgc Prc-schooi Services Project held its first meeting of the school year Monday night and formed eight committees of parents to help with the classroom opera- tions. The classes are located in tho Galbraith Elementary School with 55 students taking par I. The aim of the project (form- erly HeadSlart) now in its fiflh year, is to provide kindergarten training for children who can't attend a regular kindergarten for various reasons. Thirty-six parents attended the meeting, indicaling to Iho executive tiiat there is strong parent interest in the program. Maurice Landry, director of elementary education in Ihe separale school sys- tem, is chairman of Hie board. The project is funded jointly by tho provincial government aid the city. Makes A Nice Day Nicer! We invite opplicalioni for the following full and part time BANQUET AND DINING ROOM FOOD SERVICE HOSTESSES BARTENDER BUS BOYS BAR SERVING HOSTESS For personal interview phone JOHN WICHERS al 328-7756 FOOD and PASTRY SHOP 7021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 ;