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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. Rcpraionl Jot Away Touri CP Air FunSun Advonluro Touri Plecnurtimu Touri ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-320! The Lethbtidge Herald SECOND SUCTION Lclhbritlgc, Alljcrla, Wednesday, August 3D, 1972 PAGES 17 TO 30 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIOG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you havo a ipore pair of gland for holiday A Look at city's problems Water rationing stays until new work done By niCIIARD IJUIIKE Herald Start Writer lability o! the water system to City crews will be responsible basis. the demands on a steady' for that work. Within the next two weeks, city will be retained "until the end of the normal watering season." The restrictions on lawn and garden irrigation are entering the fourth month. City Manager Tom Nulling said Ihe continued rationing is necessary because of the in- Water manil on pumps at the water treatment plant. The treatment plant itself is to receive some attention this ....._ t .year. A new filtering system started a few yearsago when licms on the 4th Ave. be installed to Ihe projections of "future demands! station to provide Ihe extra plant's capacity to treat raw for water led city officials lo I necessary to push water Watering rcsrtictions in the I prolilem, according to; Kenwood Engineering Con city engineer ilandy Holfeld, i slruction v.ill begin altera- POUUT10N CONTROL INDUSTRY Activated car- bon a (illering material, v.ill bo produced starting in October at the new Aqua Tech Ltd. plant, 2nd Aye. and 34th St. N. The plant, the only one of ils kind in Canada, will put out 1.2 million pounds of activated carbon a year. Sales projections point lo the possible addition of a second unit almost immedialely to double tiie output. __________ School board opposes controls By HON Ita-.ihl Staff Writer The Lethbridge public school board took issue with several recommendations in the Minis- ter's Advisory Committee; lie- port on .School Finance ilurini; Its first meeting of the year Tuesday night Isclte be removed but the report's suggestion thai some form of spending controls should replace plebiscites ran into opposition. The school board's adminis- trative council had suggested thai the board BO nlong with some form of controls on the iimcmnt of money, which could The board supported (tie rcc- requisitioned from local tax- ommendation that the "YOU" really don't havo to havo a special occasion in mind o SEND FLOWERS n fact one of Iho nicest recrsonj lo send flowers is "NO REASON AT ALL" CALL THE MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phono 327-1515 j payers. "I don't agree with said Heg Turner. "Vie should be phasing out the time when any- body can tell us bow to get our funds." Dr. Dong MacPhcrson agreed that school boards should not be harnessed with spending controls imposed by tho provincial government. "II should he Iho function nnrl discretion of the hoard of trlis- lees lo get whatever money it feels is needed to provide an adequate he said. The board also spoke out against the irtea of lolal elim Nition of the property tax, prc- forwardcd to the government for consideration before the re- port is presented to the legisla- ture. The report, compiled by a 13- niember committee, is expect- ed to provide Ihe format for a revision of educational financ- ing in tho province. Another report came before the board for consideration and reaction the Worth Commit- tee Report on Educational Planning. fen-ing that tho tax rate be The board's reactions lo Ihe proposals in the report will be ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENIAL MECHANIC BWg. 51h SI. S. Phono 328-1095 Who stole the backlioe? City police aro searching for a missing backhoc and tractor digging unit last seen at the Park Plaza Molor Ho- tel, lOOil Mayor Magralh Drive Aug. 25. The unit, described by Its owner, Paul Stobcr, as a yel- low John Deer model 500 in "beat-up" condition has no signs or other indications of ownership on il. It was last seen at a con- struction site at tiie motor hotel at the end of the work- ing day I'riday nnd was re- ported missing Monday. SERVICE LVD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. Thursday, August 31st SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 2 nicis diuetle suites: Klectrohome TV: air condiliiiner: KlKit fridge; gal, gus lank and pump (lor back of Ion Kolvinatnr Table saw; Complete bed: 2 aluminum doors; Philro TV; Lighl green rug: Scat Car; power mower; ,Smnll labio saw; swivel iinsie.vs chairs; Gas and electric ranges; Hot walcr lank; 2 golf carls; (larden tools; Piano bench; Chrome high chair; Wither chair; linrlwmios; Wood'chnirs; bookcase; Ciml tables. Con car I, SHERIFF'S SAIE Pnrsimnl In the Allirrta SrmMTs Acl we will .sell tiie following: ,r> drawer walnut desk; 2 bl.'ick executive swivel office chairs; Wnlnul sleno desk; Large counter; drawer mclnl filing cabinet; 1 drawer portable fde oabmel; lilnck stcno chair; 3-M Copy- wrile copier; 5 chrome nnd Icalllcr chairs; 2 wood nnd onk SCM Merchant calculator; Adler typewriter; Commodore electric adding machine; S melnl storage cnbinols; 2 Paymaster cheque writers; Nalionnl regisler; l.ikr now nir com- pressor; (leslctner duplicator; 2 bookcases; Waste- baskets; Adding machines and typewriters; Tapes. NOTK: will start srlling Ihosr items at p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PflONE 326.4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LSTHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TEO NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN lie. 41 lie. 4S8 noil) Tickets arc now on sale fo he Wtiite Heather Scottish Col cert to lie held Sept. 1ft at p.m. in the Pararuounl Thentn cducei-t is sponsored b the Scols Committee of SI. Ai drcws Presbyterian C b u r c 1 and features comedian .singe entertainer Jimmy Logan. ill Marshall, acrordinnisl Ann Haird, snpnmo: John Shearer, comic magician; Alex Mon-i.KHi, tenor and Anna Cowie, pinnist make up the supporting cast. Tickets are available ;it IXMS- ler's Music l.lrl. Board were unanl- -lous in their stand that a de- iled reaction to the report ould be impossible to formu- itc by the Oct. 15 deadline sug- ested by Ihe govcrnmenl. It was decided Ihat a special mimillec should tackle sriccl- .c sections of the report and repare recommendations for le board on how lo deal with le 325-page commission study. "Oct. 15 is not nn adequate ale for useful said )r. MacPherson. "This report vas three years In the making nil we can't be expected to ome up with a reaction in a cw months. We shouldn't do more lhan lell the minister t'hat recommendations we are ircpared to study in depth." The water in Lethbridge Ls 'crystal clear" city officials say. The local Health Unit backs their statements saying the water is well within the stand- ards set by the province. "It is always very accord- ing to Dr. A. A. Byrne, Health Unit director. A water treatment plant spokesman says the water taken from the Oldman River now requires very little treat- ment. It Ls filtered and purified with 1.32 parts of chlorine per million parts of water. Chemcal analysis of the water before and after it treated shows the alkalinity dropping to 122 parts per mil- lion from 128, hardness dropping to 120 parts per mil lion from 136 and turbiditj (discoloring particles to 8 parts per million from 18. During the spring run off, turbdity before treatment was as high as parts per million. Provincial standards 500 parts per million of alka liniiy parts per millioi hardness and parts pc million dissolved solids. Th analysis shows 220 parts pe millon dissolved solids. Dr. Haute in Holland Dr. W. 0. Haute, head of Ih veterinary medical cnlorn logy section of tlw LcthbrUlg Research Station, left today t attend Ihe Gib Internationn Congress on Riomctcorology i Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Dr. Ilaufe is chairman of th congress which will be attem ed by 450 scienlists from 1 countries. He is scheduled to r (urn- lo Lclhbridgo Oct. 10 Biometeorology is the slut of relationships belwcen me. eorologicr.l faclors and livin organisms. believe the existing system was sufficient. "There were no statistics to show anyone there would be a jump in the Mr. licl- felrl said. Studies indicated an actual drop in the peak month trend for water between 1937 and 1970. It was on this basis Ihe projected per eapita consump- tion of water was made wilh no immediate plans for expan- sion. Then, In 1970, both the peak month trend and the projected per capita consumption "took tremendous Mr. IIol- Id said. Thought was then given lo panding the facilities hut "in- cators showed there was ore time available" to begin expansion. KOWTII TAKES TOLL Since that time, growth In ousing and industry has put .c city its present situation, n overtaxed water treat- lent and distribution system. The immediate problem is he inability of the system to the necessary volumes of 'atcr during the spring mn-off Ihe water is particularly irty. When the water has leared up, the problem is get- ng it from the treatment plant o tho city. In mid May, a water ra- .oning threat loomed for about week when heavy deposits of ine grained dirt came down lie Oldman Iliver during arty spring run of I. Tho ilant maximum of gal ons of water per minute was >eing taken out of the river but only gallons per min ute could be turned out for city use. Tiie water cleared shortl> after and watering restriction. )ccame unnecessary u n t i' early June when some wate1 broke. City resident: were using too much water tr rrigate their lawns, the cit> said and the pumping systen could not keep up. Mr. Holfeld said the rnrmrx at the river valley plant, hav to lift the water continuous! jpliill and when the demand i high the pumps are subjectec to "tremendous pressure." Work will start next week o a solution. DIVIDE CITY The plans are. to separal the city along Mayor Magrat Drive and create two press ur zones. Anything east of 11 drive will receive water punv ed dieclly from the 4th AVI S, reservoir and booster si; tion. The modifications involve I stallation of a 20 inch trim water line down Ihe east sid of Mayor Magrath Drive, from the water tower to 20th Ave. S. down the new trunk line. "We will be able lo produca Mr. Holfeld .said the expan- amounl sipn at Ihe pumping station Mr sajd. will allow water to be distribut- ed from the Mayor Magrath Work will start on that pro- ject within the next two weeks, of the (Vive expenditures on water Tins will relieve the heavy del expansion this year will be SI.15 million. Drug project coordinator appointed Bill McDougall, of Ixjlh- brklge, has been appointed co- ordinator of the Native Friend- ship Society of Southern Al- berta Local ram, The program deals with dnig nd alcohol counselling and rcvenlive education. It oper- es on the Dlood and Peigan in Fort Macleod and ethbridge. Mr. McDougall will be re- ponsible_ for staff training, pro- ram management, salaries, and staff location. He intends to move the L.I.P. xration to the Ixithbridge riendslup Centre from the "ative Counselling Services of- ce. Incentives Pro- V of L Choir auditioning o for season Ink-rested students or peop] of (he community may now au lilion for membership in the Jniversity of Lrthbridge Choir. The choir will conducted 'or the 1972-73 season by Lucien Necdham, U of L professor of music, and will be accompan- ed by Chapman, pian- ist. A Christmas concert has been scheduled for Dec. 6 at St. Augustine's Church. George Skipworth and Belly Kolodziej will be guest performers in the Yales Memorial Ccnlre. Rehearsals begin at Sept. spring concert April 11 in the J2 in (he Assumplion School auditorium. Anyone interested in joining may conlacl the sec- retary of the music department at 320-2338. Within (he next two years, another will be spent on a new North Lethbridga reservoir and trunk line to pro- vide greater quanlities of water and increased pressure for north sids residential and industrial areas. The 20 inch line will run rorn 3rd Ave. S. along 4th S., nder the railway tracks to nil Ave. A N. and east on 2nd we. A to 13th St. Under the existing system, ill pumping and storage facil- ties are on the south side of he city. .VEST I1RIDGK Future residents of West- bridge have also been account- ed for. A two million-gallon reservoir west of Ihe subdivi- sion has been completed and now is being tested. As the situation stands, Iho watering restrictions will con- :inue. Next year, however, "the system will be such that water rationing will not ba Mr. Nutting said. Mr. Holfeld went further to say the improvements this year nnd over the next two years will keep the system op- erating at a sufficient level until 1981. Not to be caught again with their anticipations down, city officials have tentalive plans for another million expendi- ture at that time for major ex- pansion to the water treatment plant. CLEARANCE! SPODE STEMWARE SONATA CARILLON w PRELUDE SYMPHONY Regular 5.25 to 8.93 NOW PRICE! DislriJuilor.s SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phono 328-6661 NOW OPEN Technician Repoiri To Radios, Televisions ond Tnpo Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO IJIl. T. L. STKVENSON Associate director is named Dr. T. L. Stevenson has been named associate director of the Ixithbi iiljic llcsearch Station, succeeding lion Pcakc who rc- ired Inst year. Dr. Slevcnson will Ixs res- ponsible, for project planning ar.d development, supervision of research support, staff and committees as well as acting on behalf of Ihe station direc- tor during his absences. In making the announcement, station director Dr. .1. E. An- drews said Dr. Stevenson head- ed tho cytology unit of Ihe Chemislry and Biology He- search Ir.slitule in Ollawa from liliTi to ifffll. In Ibis capacity, he was responsible for the for- ilion of tho electron micro- scope eenlre as a research branch service unit. Dr. Stevenson, who is mar- ried nnd has two children, has investigated and published papers in tho fields of biochem- istry, microbiology, soils nnd plant pathology. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-28M First to Camm's for Shoes then BACK-TO-SCHOOL Yes! Comm's havo oil that's n for Fall '72. Choose from Suede lies. Stampers, New Hushpup- pies. Wild Wooleys, ond New Moxines. We havo Ihe newest shoes for Ihe high school s? I. THURSDAY 9 A.M. SPECIAL! 30 Pairs of BellboStom By Mate and Gaslight Reg. 10.00 FOR ONLY 900 PAIRS OF JEANS and PANTS U.S. made famous California Jranj plui G.W.G. Ploin i, patterns, stripes, perma prcsi. Bollbolloim anri flarci. Sizes 16 38. Regular 10.00 to 14.95____GOING AT Choose from: Blue Suede Brown Suede Orango Suede O Black Suede 2 Tone Brown Combination Suedes ond Wet Looks New Notched Soles New Urethane Soles Natural Crepe Soles SPORT SHIRTS and SWEATER TOPS SHIRTS Res. 14.00 fo 17.00 f 735 Going At Only TOPS Regular 16.95 Going At Only MISSES' STYLES Jiiit like big iisfer's In luedc lies, Leolher slip om and ties. We ip'.- ciolize and laka special care in 1hc filling of young growing fecf. BOYS' SHOES Slip oni and ties by Sav- in black or brown learner. AI o new heavy look for fo SQUARE TOE SUEDE BOOTS By Reg. 19.95 4.95 TEXAS BRAND DINGO BOOTS NORTH STAR JOGGERS Children's from 1 lo men's 1 1 NEPTUNE SURFERS Tho ideal gym (hoes ladies' liio S to 8. Boys' lizci 3 to 6. 3.99 Open Thufl. and Fri. Until p.m. 403 5th Street S. SHOES ;