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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCkEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Next Hockey Weekend Jan. 28, 29 and 30th. Limited Space Available. . . $141.00 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbridge SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, December 6, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 18 ERICKSEN'S PASTRY SHOP 3rd Ave., M.M. Drive S, Phone 328-8161 "The Pioneer and Leading Retail Shop in Lethbridge" FINEST QUALITY PASTRY AND BAKERY PRODUCTS Teachers, trustees will meet tonight A three-way meeting will be held in Lethbridge tonight in an attempt to avert a threatened strike of the 900 teachers in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. Teachers, school board representatives and the Board of Industrial Relations will take part in the meeting set for 8 p.m. in the separate school board offices. The decision to meet with the teachers followed a 5Vz hour meeting of the four-man school board negotiating team Saturday iii Medicine Hat. Indians claim United States owes them treaty money Three Alberta Blackfoot Indian bands believe the United States government may owe them a large sum of money because of a treaty signed in 1855. Forty representatives of the Blood, Peigan and Blackfoot reserves met in Calgary during the weekend aind voted to ask for an international tribunal to determine whether their contention is correct. The Lame Bull Treaty pro- DIRECTOR - Harry R. Patching of the city was elected Friday to the Alberta Wheat Pool's boarrTof directors for Pool District 1. Mr. Patching, a delegate to the annual convention since 1957, succeeds Nelson Malm of Vauxhall who has retired after 18 years as a director. A native of Stirling, Mr. Patching is chairman of t^e appeal board for the Farm Credit Corporation in Alberta and is a member of the Western Grain Standards Committee of the Canadian Grain Commission. WE HAVE MOVED ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC 222- -5th St. S. SCHWARTZ BLDG. 328-4095 vided the U.S. government would pay several million dollars to the Blackfoot nation in return for land, water and mineral rights. The treaty was signed before the boundary line between Canada and the United States was drawn. Four of the chiefs signing the treaty were from what is now Canada. The Canadian Indians claim that their American counterparts have received several million dollars from the treaty while nothing has been paid to compensate Canadian Indians. They claim $2,000 a year was to be paid under terms of fihe treaty. Livestock show today opens Dr. Glen Purnell, deputy minister of agriculture for Alberta, officially opened the first Rocky Mountain Live stock Show and Sale this morning at the Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds. Purebred hogs were to be judged starting at 1 p.m. today. The second day of the first winter livestock show and fair for Canada will kick off at 9 a.m. Tuesday with sheep judging, followed by the hog and sheep sale af 1 p.nr. Live judging of the steer class will start at 5 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., a special banquet for pork and lamb promotion will be held on the Mes-sanine Floor at the Pavilion followed by the sale of pork and lamb carcasses. A dance will close the day's activities. Cbarolais and shorthorn cattle will be featured Wednesday. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES 620 13th ST. N. PHONE 328-6868 Come in and see our Christmas selection of ROYAL PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS We also have a good selection of NEW and USED ADDING MACHINES �' CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES R r5rORoHr\/R:1 RHr5r Or ARE YOU READY FOR WINTER? Most people seem to get everything prepared for the winter' months except themselves. They have their cars winterized, cold weather clothing taken out, they have furnaces inspected and so on. But, very few people take the time to be sure their bodies will be up to par during the colder, more demanding winter months. A visit to your physician for a check-up can help you prepare for winter. If you are in any way run down he may prescribe one of the many therapeutic vitamin preparations that we stock. If there is some other problem he can usually help you overcome it quickly. CAPSULES OF WISDOM BY ROD and GEORGI. "Label as to Content" "Equivalent" "Generic" "High Cost of Drugs". We are aware of all these /terms and modern prescription developments. We handle your doctor's orders as he directs. Our "Prescription Service" is controlled by Alta. Provincial Government "Professional Service Fee" Cost accounted Agreement. Did you realize that with proper care the human body will last a lifetime. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Halg Medical Bldg. 401 5th St. S. 601 6th Ave. S. Free Delivery Call 328-6133 Call 327-3364 Council to study west development City council has been asked to adopt in principle the terms of a report outlining an approach to the development of West Lethbridge. The report is included on the CYCLE SHOP DAMAGED - Eleven men from Number One and Two fire stations responded to a fire call at Bert and Mac's Cycle Ltd. at 8:45 p.m. Sunday, containing a $2,000 blaze in the repair section af the rear of the building at 913 3rd Ave. S. The fire damage was limited and only smoke damage occurred in the sales area in the front of the building. The three trucks had returned to the stations within a half hour. -Bryan Wilson Photo Nurses trained in hospitals 'may be superior' says judge City hall has four days off City hall will be closed for four consecutive days between Christmas and Dec. 28. Because Christmas falls on a Saturday and Boxing Day on a Sunday, city employees will have Dec. 27 and 28 off as legal holidays. The following week, Monday, Jam. 3, 1972 will be recognized as the legal holiday for New Year's Day which falls on a Saturday. The modified holiday dates apply to all personnel connected with non - essential services and not on shift work. A top Alberta hospital administrative executive and provincial judge has thrown his support behind on-the-job nursing training at hospitals as compared with university education. Alberta Chief Judge Nelles V. Buchanan said in Lethbridge, that hospital-trained nurses may be superior to university-educated nurses. Judge Buchanan was featured speaker at the southern Alberta regional conference of the Alberta Hospital Association. Hospitals which employ only hospital-trained nurses are not, in his opinion, contravening the provincial human rights act. Alberta hospitals employ 95 per cent of this province's nurses, giving them the right to ( dies rather than hospitals," set their own hiring standards. "There's no discrimination there . . . just a matter of judgement." Judge Buchanan, while a proponent of in-hospital training, says, the program will inevitably lose out to the university education system. The only thing the two-year university nursing degree system has over the three-year hospital training program is "status." He said university academics, who imply the degree is better than a hospital diploma, conduct most studies on 'nurs' ing education systems. "University PhDs do the stu- Lethbridge Symphony has opening concert tonight The first Lethbridge Sync-phony Orchestra concert of the season will be presented at the Yates Memorial Centre tonight at 8:30. Symphony conductor Lucien Naedham will lead the orchestra through four works. First on the program will be a Weber composition, Der Freischutz. Mozart's Divertimento K. 136 in D Major will be followed by Symphony No. 8 in F Major by Beethoven and Overture Semi-ramide by Rossini. Season tickets are available at Leister's and from orchestra members. The four-concert season tickets are priced at $10. BISSETT ELECTRIC (1971) 226 12th St. A N. Phone 327-7508 NOW UNDER THE NEW OWNERSHIP OF LEON J. CZAJKOWSKI AUTHORIZED DEALER AND SERVICE CENTRE FOR k Prestolite Leland electric motors ~k Pioneer chain saws �k Lawn Boy lawnmowers ic Ingersoll-Rand power tools k British Seagull outboard motors ipecialize in rewinding single and three phase moron Pre-Christmas SPECIAL!  STACKING CHAIRS. High ' glets chrome frame with vinyl seat and back. In Red only. Reg. 19.95. Pre-Christmas 4 C 4C < Special, each 1  See also, our large selection of steno chairs, arm chairs and wooden stacking chairs at . . CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th St. N. Phone 327-4591 where nurses are employed, he said. The Alberta Association of Registered Nurses has also been attempting to make university nursing education mandatory, he said. Engineering director starts early R. C. Holfeld has started work as the new engineering director for the city. Full responsibilities as head of the engineering department will be turned over to Mr. Holfeld when Ted Lawrence retires Dec. 23. Mr. Holfeld, 35, served as city engineer at Yorkton, Sask. for six years before coming to Lethbridge. Button those overcoats -here comes de cold Ten to 15 below tonight. That's what the weatherman says. And the temperatures are going to be staying on the low side for a few days at least. The lousy weather is due to a low pressure area in Montana. It's moving eastward and a ridge of high pressure from the arctic is slipping in behind it. That'll mean cooler weather in southern Alberta for a few days. Sunday's overnight low was �14 degrees above zero. It was scheduled to slip all day reaching a bottom of 10 to 15 below tonight. The mercury is scheduled to hover around zero to five above Tuesday and for the following day or so. The 10 to 15 below tonight isn't too bad compared with the 1956 record low of 30 below. However, it's slightly cooler than last year's 47 above and the 1925 record of 55 above. By 5 a.m. the city had eight-tenths of an inch of snow dumped on it. Another inch of snow had dropped by 9 a.m. Precipitation was scheduled to end tonight. Singing Tree on Dec. 12 Rehearsajs for the annual Singing Tree presented by the Anne Campbell Singers and Teen Clefs are well under way The annual Christmas program will take place at 2:30 and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Yates Memorial Centre. Featured soloist for the program will be Valeria Horvath, violinist. Tickets for the event are now on sale at Leister's and from any choir member. SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd AVE. N. Tuesday, Dec. 7th - 7 p.m. sharp TERMS CASH - NO RESERVES EXQUISITE IMPORTS 100% human hair wig; Synthetic wiglets; Belt chains with stone inserts; A selection of Spanish giftware, etc. Example:Candle Holders, Decorative Swords, Placqeus, Bracelets and Necklaces. A lovely old walnut table wth 5 chairs and matching buffet; 2 chesterfields and chairs; Belt massager; A good selection of TVs; Coffee table; Carpet shampooer; Baby stroller; A selection of vacuum cleaners; 2. piece chesterfield; Camp cot; Knitting machine; Sewing machine; Violin, bow and case; Chest of drawers; 30 inch gas stove; Wringer washer; Beds; Spring and headboard; 9' x 12' carpet and underlay; Bookcases; Small tables; 24 inch gas ranges; School desks; Fridges; Dishes; Pots and pans; Lamps; Cabinet radio; Shag hall runners; Electric lawn mower; 30 inch electric range; China cabinet; Footstools; Record player; Electric (irons, deep fryers, hot plates, toaster, hair dryer); Paintings; Chairs; Skates. 5 horsepower 2 speed rototiller; Va H.P. compressor with hose; Grease pump; Barrel pump; Grease guns; Logging chains; 4 burner coal stove; 10 sheets unfinished plywood; 2 new doors; Hot water tank; Bus seats; Fluortscent fixture with 9 four foot tubes; Porcelain fixtures; Crescent wrenches; Large pane of opaque glass; Baseboard moulding; Linoleum; Motors. NOTE: Having been favored by Mr. A. O'Neal who is returning to Ireland we will have for sale Sat., Nov. '11th at 1 o'clock all of his household furnishings - Watch for the list of furniture in Dec. 10th, Lethbridge Herald. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. AUCTIONEERS GORDON SHERWOOD BILL HOPE No. 846 No. B45 LeBaron re-elected Don LeBaron of Lethbridge was re - elected secretary-treasurer of the Provincial Homes Association at the association's fifth annual convention in Edmonton. Jack Ware of Wetaskiwin was returned as president, with Mayor Raymond Clark of Bur-dett as vice - president. Highlight of the convention was an address by Neil Crawford, provincial minister of health and social develop/nent, who outlined the government's intention to continue the present senior citizens' program. agenda for tonight's council meeting at 8 o'clock in council chambers. If tha report is accepted, Aldermen Vaughan Hembroff, Ed Bastedo, Mayor Andy Anderson and Deputy Mayor Cam Barnes will sit on a committee charged with negotiating an agreement for the sale of land in West Lethbridge before Feb. 1, 1972. Council will also consider accepting a portion of the Central School property as the site for the new library. A review of possible site locations by City Manager Tom Nutting and the library board shows a preferance for the Central School property over the city hall annex land. Another agenda item concerns the opening of the Henderson Lake Ice Facility, tentatively set for Dec. 12. An official opening ceremony has been scheduled for Dec. 18 with a number of skating events, including two hockey games, proposed for the occasion. Council will also consider: - a recommendation that a new aerial ladder fire truck be purchased by the city; - a recommendation by the city manager that the transportation bylaw be adopted and sent to the provincial department of highways; - a bylaw providing for the prepayment of 1972 property and business taxes; - a request from a local organization to conduct a business and residential canvass for the Heart Fund; -a recommendation that salt or calcium chloride be used on Highway 3 west of the city within the city limits when necessary; - a request from the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta to have $7,500 advanced to the association in January; - A Board of Health recommendation that a Victorian Order of Nurses bill charging the city for services not be paid because the board had not requested the services. The meeting is open to the public. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton & Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 QUESTION HOW DO YOU TRADE TIRE PROBLEMS FOR TIRE SECURITY AND SAFETY? ANSWER SUPER RADIALS FROM YOKOHAMA TIRE Here's Why: A SIX PLY SIDEWALL AND A NINE PLY TREAD 40,000 MILE GUARANTEE LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Avenue S. Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" r.n r b r y h n r h r y r n r s r y r ^ r ;