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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Report recommends salt use on roads Tired graveyard Worn out Df driving lie in belong in tires representing hundreds of thousands of miles a jumble at s. northside retreading plant. Maybe your this pile. With the start of Safe Driving the Alberta Safety Council is trying to make people conscious of safe driving and that includes replacing your tires when they become worn. 'Obscene book9 not available in city A book being seized by police in Calgary and Ed- monton because of its sup- posedly obscene content is un- available in Lethbridge because from Ed- Ceiiitiad Dentil Machinlc CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Least PHONE 327-2822. It's HOYT'S for HOCKEY AND SKATING HELMETS Your Choice y.S9 Each only CCM PRO GUARD Reg. 4.69 SPALDINGHHZ Reg. 7.95 UNIQUE Reg. 4.80 Call Sporting Goods 327-5767 DOWNTOWN monton came down and bought them A clerk in a city bookstore said the store had four copies of Joy of currently fourth on the nation-wide best- seller list. A person from Ed- she bought all four copies and the store will not have any more copies in stock until after Christmas. Police entere-d two bookstores in Calgary Thurs- day and confiscated 15 copies of the a hard-cover sex manual containing explicit il- lustrations. Walter chief crown said the stores will be charged with offering obscene material for sale. It is alleged that the books were openly displayed where minors could read them. The seizure of the books in Calgary follows by three days similar police action in Ed- monton. In police have not tried to seize any copies of the book. follow the policy set out by the said Chief Kaiph Michelson. send any suspected obscene material to the attorney-general's depart- ment and they tell us what ac- tion to take. We haven't had any instructions concerning this Chief Michelson said if com- plaints about a book are police will but police are not the complainants. Jack president of the company which owns the stores and whose stores in Windsor also were ac- cused the police of ing an arbitrary assume these books are obscene before the he said. we do not feel the police are the right people to be censoring on behalf of A report recommending use of salt for snow and ice control on city streets goes before city council's meeting Monday. Prepared by city engineer- ing director Randy Holfeld and streets engineer Gerry the report suggests the advantages of using salt on major thoroughfares outweigh the disadvantages. The report was prepared after Deputy Mayor Vaughan Hembroff asked about the feasibility of applying salt to city streets at a Nov. 5 council meeting. According to the engineers' salting would lead to a 50 percent reduction in losses due to skidding ac- cidents. Last they 243 accidents were caused by icy conditions resulting in property damage. Lower snow removal and sanding costs would also be effected and since the amount of sand spread on streets is spring clean-up costs are also the report says. The report admits that salt increases the corrosion rate of cars and metal but it points out salt does not cause it merely accelerates the process. has been estimated that salt doubles the rate of cor- the report says. a a car stored in a heated garage cor- rodes at two to three times the normal The report concludes that if the use of salt is limited to the major thoroughfares and close control is exercised over the amount of salt environmental damage can be kept to a minimum. In another report to go to council the city traf- fic advisory committee recommends no changes at the 13th Street N. and 2nd Mental health association begins candle-selling drive FUEL You will feel comfortable al a lower temperature provided the humidity Is right. Have a POWER HUMIDIFIER Installed by CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262- 2nd Ave.S. Phone 328-3388 With the strike of a match Mayor Andy Anderson helped shift the Canadian Mental Health Association's local light Up campaign into high gear. The candle-selling campign in Southern Alberta started later than in other parts of the province because of a delay in delivery of the candles. The southern region office of the CMHA hopes to sell of the candles during the cam- region director Jessie Snow says. Some candles have been sold in the Lethbridge area and it is hoped the bulk of sales will come during the days leading up to Dec. 10 when Albertans will be asked to light their candles in sup- port of mental health. The light-up day and cam- INSTALLATION HUMIDIFIERS 1709 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 8-TRACK TAPES Musicland Supplies Limited Presents... Elekta Atlantic Stereo Tapes GUARANTEED SERVICE To and most other makes of ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT 2 technicians to serve you ANGLO STEREO PHOTO SERVICE DEPT. 419-5th Street South Phone 328-O979 paign has expanded into Lethbridge for the first time. Last year the first year the project was undertaken in Alberta the CMHA sold 000 candles in and around Ed- monton. The candles are made by patients and staff of Alberta at Oliver. The candle project provides therapeutic activity and a part-time job for some 20 mental who receive a salary as well as help raise money for Mental Health-Alberta's programs. Organizers say considera- tion is being given to having some candles made at Alberta Hospital Ponoka next year and eventually make the pro- ject province-wide. The candles will be available from volunteers as well as some shopping malls and St. Michael's Ms. Snow says. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLiNIC DENTAL MECHANIC Phone 328-4095 Mayor Andy Anderson lights way to campaign FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est.1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB. 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. M Fleetwood Mac Goats Head Rolling Stones Bread Time Fades Away Neil Young HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Bride Nipklnt Announcements Thank You Matches Hour Service II We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each FREE CUSTOMER PARKING_____________ SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phons 32S-217S BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Open Thurs. and Fri. Evenings Phone 328-0372 2716 12lh Ave. S. PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOD DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S.and 1514A 9th Ave. S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing We carry large Mltctlon el CHRISTMAS TAPES priced from 9.9S to 7.0S both In Cassette and a-Tresk SPECIAL-TAPE HEAD CLEANERS AMA SUPPLIES LIMITED Open 9 p.m. Thurs. Corner 3rd Ave. snd 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 nf tha Me Tana The ART STUDIO ON FIFTH AVENUE Presents An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings JUDITH B.A. and DONFRACHE You are Cordially Invited to the Opening Dec. 2nd 2-5 p.m CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Avenue and 2nd A Avenue intersections. Aid. Bill Kergan originally asked that traffic lights at the 2nd A Avenue intersection be moved to the 2nd Avenue intersection. This proposal was later sup- ported by Centre Village Mall merchants who protested vigorously against closure of the 13th Street access to the shopping which was one solution put forward. The traffic made up of Peter city traffic city police Inspector Glen city streets engineer Gerry LeMoal and a member of the Oldman River Regional Planning makes its recommendation on the basis that the number of cars entering the intersection from 2nd Avenue does not meet the minimum requirement for a traffic light. Mosquito index means bare arms Arms would be bared to mosquitos across the province next summer in a department of the environment proposal to establish a mosquito activi- ty index for Alberta. In a letter to go to city coun- cil Monday the department suggests a stalwart individual in each monitoring area which would include Lethbridge if interest is shown in the idea would offer his right arm to the pests every Mon- Wednesday and Friday at 4 p.m.' The standing still at a standard location would count the number of mos- Furnishing campaign at The campaign to furnish the new Lethbridge public library has raised only of its but officials are confident the target will be reached. think we can meet our library board chairman Bill Russell says. Librarian George Dew said about cash has been received so as well as 500 in pledges. City council voted to help furnish the library and the board is expected to raise the remainder. Mr. Dew said was reserved last year by the and came from pre-campaign gifts to the library. Furnishing the library will cost about and equip- ment will raise the total to Mr. Dew said he hopes unused contigency tax and the book will make up any difference the amount raised and the amount required. Or the library could make do with some old equipment. Mr. Dew said he hopes the new building will be open for service early in February. quitos that land and bite anywhere from the elbow to the finger tips in two minutes. This would be repeated twice in locations 10 feet apart and the total divided by six giving a bites-per-minute mosquito index. Edmonton used a mosquito index this summer with a rating of five bites per minute at the extreme end of the scale. The environment depart- ment suggests establishing a similar mosquito index at 17 Alberta the national and provincial parks and offers to co-ordinate the compiling and pass- ing on the information to the media. While' the project would have no scientific it would make people aware of mosquito problem areas they could avoid or come prepared with repellant and protective the department says. Wins Percy Rodney A. Huazar Rodney A. Huszar has been awarded the Percy Hermant Centennial Scholarship for This scholarship is one ol two scholarships awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the first year General Science at any Canadian to a studenl proceeding into the first professional year. School of Optometry. These scholarships are awarded to students who resided in Western Canada. is the son of Mr. Mrs. Simon Huszar of Alberta. He received his educat- ion at St. Mary's Catholic School and Catholic Central High School in Lethbridge. He is attending his second year at the University of Ontario. 12 pieces crisp fried chicken 4 Corn Fritters 4 Dinner Rolls French Fries or Potato Salad Sweet and Sour Sauce DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR FOR ONLY 4 CLOSES SUNDAYS FOR THE WINTER JUST CALL 327-0240 or 327-2297 LOTUS INN Across from the CPR Depot TURBO CHARGING A new Dimension in Diesel Engine Efficiency The M W Turbocharger gives More Power Cleaner Exhaust 0 Less Longer Life See the M A W Turbo Charger now at... OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St. Lethbridge Phone 327-1571 or the nearest you. ;