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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTMAS HOCKEY SPECIAL CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS vs VANCOUVER CANUCKS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26th Air Fart, Accommodation, Admission Only For rmrvationi and Information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Clntri Village Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Alberta, Monday! December 7, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 24 PLANNING A PARTY? SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Avc. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drrvo Ph. 328-7751 Demise? 'Silly projections7 Socreds strong says premier Premier Harry Strom Jashed out Saturday night at "silly projections" which prophesy the demise of the Social Credit Party in Alberta. Mr. Strom, speaking in an interview and during a dinner for retiring Lethbridge Socred Mild spell good for few days The mild weather is expect- ed to continue for the next few days. A low pressure system cent- red in B.C. is bringing warm sir up from the United States typifying southern Alberta's famous Chinook. Temperatures today should be around 40 degrees durini the day, dropping to about 20 overnight. Winds are expected from the west at 25 mph and gusty. There is a chance of rain this evening. Tuesday should be similar, i t h daytime temperatures near 35 degrees above zero. Mayor out of hospital Mayor Andy Anderson, who entered Lethbridge Municipal Hospital Thursday, was re- leased Sunday. Mayor Anderson received treatment for torn ligaments in his knee. MLA Jack Landeryou, said the party was "not old or tired or lacking in capabilities." He said predictions of t party's death are ydi couraging to party members. "I don't accept such proje tions. I plan to hit them everything I've got." He was apparently referr to a recently released stuc on the social future of Alber which predicted the Soci Credit party would not last a other 35 years. Its place wou be taken over by the Progre sive Conservatives. The study, commissione jointly by the Alberta Huma Resources Research Count and the Worth Commission Educational Planning, said tl party would not be able change its orientation a n image to keep in step with th changing character of th province. Mr. Strom said projectioi are "only good for the minut Circumstances can chang daily." He said he didn't.understan the media's attitude that S cial Credit is dying despite th fact the party has retaine power for 35 years. He said critics had the federal Liberal party wa- in its death throes after th Pearson regime, "but they g ,a new leader and away the went." Mr. Strom said his party wa busy with changes in its o ganization, the cabinet an policy directions, such as th new emphasis on industrial ex pansion. He pointed to cabinet minis ters Ray Ratzlaff, 39, Edga Gerhart, 47, Ray Speaker, 34 and Robert Clark, 33, as bein indications of the party' youthfulness. He also countered criticism of "weak leadership" by sug gesting there had been no split in either the cabinet or caucus under his two-year leadership. SAVE "o 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT 509 6th Avenue South IIMUTE UFFUER IMSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 Be betlef-t nan-ready for the worst that winter can dish out. Pul your safety and comfort first, on a set of Michelin X steel-belted radial snow tires. The special flexing action of its unique radial construction together with a belt of flexible steel beneath the tread keeps iha X firmly on the road, providing maximum road-grip and maximum traction, in any weather; tho steel belt provides unequalled protection against hidden road hazards, too. For icy road conditions. She X M-f S ia pre-drilled .to take over 100 studs. See your Michelin dealer now about his "Change-up to X" allowance on your present tires when you change-up lo Michelin X the "gel-you-home" snow tire. NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TIRES Cor. 3rd Ave. and 13lh Si N. Phone 327-3181 "MORE OF A TIRE FROM MO-TIRES" Retiring MLA Jack Landeryou and wife, Ruth, greet guests Standing ovations for Landeryou show appreciation as By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer Entertainment took second dace to politics Saturday night n the standing ovation de- partment. While Lethbridge Musical Theatre received a single pro- onged ovation for its closing >erformance of My Fair Lady, i dinner of appreciation for re- iring Lethbridge MLA Jack janderyou saw about 190 per- sons rise to their feet four imes to applaud. Although the applause was hared with Premier Harry Strom and Mrs. Jack Lander- you, the night's honors went to he Social Credit MLA who has eprescnted the Lethbridge rid- ing for 26 years. Mr. Landeryou, 65, gave a emi-nod to the non-partisan ature of the meeting by allow- ng that "if it hadn't been for ny age and the Liberal party iving me the old-age pension, would still be in there (run- ing for He said he was "proud to hard-surfaced roads and homes Landeryou, a former president I be done. "He wanted action and farms were not protected of the Alberta Social Credit j now, as of yesterday." ve represented nnning city of the award- Lethbridge" and would have liked to have one more while in office. How- ver as a provincial represent- tive he "always found some- ne else's hands in the cookie ar in Ottawa." Joshing former govern- lents, Mr. Landeryou recalled lat when he became MLA in 944 and the city had a popula- on of there were no COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-54S4 by the province. Alberta is now a "have prov- ince and is giving aid to Lib- eral and Conservative prov- inces in the so-called enlighten- ed east." He took time out to kid old- line parties by saying "if the Social Credit party is going down the wrong road, where are the other parties going? They've been on the wrong road for a long time." The humor of the eve- ning was continued by Mr. Strom who said he was glad Mr. Landeryou had once been a Member of Parliament (for Calgary east in 1935-40) be- cause Ottawa is a "good train- ing ground for provincial rep- resentatives." It allows them "time for meditation and contemplation before entering the provincial field." Mr. Strom prefaced his re- marks with a tribute to Mrs. Women's Auxiliary. He said she had done an "outstanding job." The premier said there was no MLA with "greater fear- lessness or courage in present- ing the case for his con- stituency than Jack Lander- you." He said Mr. Landeryou would never take an off-hand promise that something would Report on arbitration this week Mailing O deadline Tuesday is the deadline for mailing Christmas parcels and cards to the U.S. Dec. 13 is the deadline for mailing out-of-town cards and parcels to the rest of Canada. Dec. 17 is the deadline for mail- ing cards and parcels for- local delivery. Friday is the deadline for sending airmail letters to the European continent and Dec. 14 is the deadline for airmail letters to Britain. The deadlines have been es- tablished to assure delivery of parcels and other mail by Christmas. An arbitration board decision in the contract dispute between the Lethbridge Police Commis- sion and the Lethbridge Police Association is expected some j time this week. The board, under the chair- manship of Dr. Ken Pugh of Edmonton, sat in Lethbridge Thursday and Friday. Lethbridge police men are still working contract. without a 1970 Mr. Strom suggested that the retiring MLA, who will retain his post until the next election is called, "loved to stick needles into the Liberals and Conservatives, but he loved to drive a spike into the social- ists." The meeting was also ad- dressed by Orvis Kennedy of Edmonton, president of the Al- berta Social Credit League, former Lethbridge Socred as- sociation president Doug Pat- erson, and Alderman Joe BalJa representing the city. The appreciation dinner was sponsored by the Lethbridge Socred Women's Auxiliary and the East and West Lethbridge associations. Mr. Landeryou was present- ed with a large sterling silver tray. Two injured Damage totalled in a three-car accident early Satur- day near the Lethbridge exhibi- tion grounds. Minor facial lacerations were suffered by Carol Comstock and a passenger, George Shane Parsonage. LESCENLSLIPPLI THE GOOD THAT MEN LIVES BEYOND THEM E E D E L I IV E donation of an organ, such as a kidney an eye is a prime example of man doing continuing good. Actually it is the last chance for someone to do something for his fellow man. Organ donation knows no economic barriers. It is the great common denominator. Whether n man be prince or pauper he can make the- same wonderful gift, and in doing so a part of him endures. Al this time of year when the spirit of giving is so much in our mtnds, consider making out a donor card or adding it to your will. The more donors the greater the opportunity for matching ideal donors and thus more chance for success. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL WHEEL CHAIRS 20% OFF DRAFFIN'S DISCONTINUED COLORS -IN- SUPER KEM TONE and KEM GLO SUPER KEM TONE QUARTS KEM GLO 69c GALLONS PINTS GALLONS APPLEBLOSSOM MORNING SUN PINK CHIFFON SATINWOOD JUNIPER QUARTS 7-95 2-15 HONEYCOMB ROSE TAUPE LIMETONE AQUAMODE NIAGARA BLUE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT WALLPAPER 321 6th ST. S. PHONE 327-8321 Shelter survey nears completion A fallout shelter survey The survey assessed the which began three years ago i buildings in the city for the with a preliminary study done amount of protection they by the federal government is moving closer to completion. Discussions have been held between Ernest Tyler, deputy co-ordinator of the Emergency Measures Organization of Al- berta, and Bill Falconer, Loth- bridge EMO director, to iron out details on the local survey done this summer. Undertaken as a pilot pro- ject, the local portion of the survey was intended to prov the EMO with a model' for sim- ilar studies in other Alberta cities. Lethbridge was chosen for the first survey because it is a relatively small city and is in an area which would prob- ably receive fallout in the event of a nuclear attack. would provide against fallout and the number of persons they could accommodate. injured accident Students camp-out in park Thirty eight Grade 9 stu- dents from Hamilton Junior High School left this morning for a three-day survival camp- out in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, southeast of Medicine j Hat. The field trip is part of their outdoor education program, and was authorized as a spe- cial pilot project by the public school board. The students will take part in a trek through the bush, study- ing woodsmanship and direc- tion finding; they will be re- sponsible for cooking and gen- -cral camping duties; they will Four persons, one in serious condition, remain in Lethbridge and Fort llaclcod hospitals to- day following a two-car head- on eoilision .Saturday night on an icy stretch of Highway 3 about one mile west of Mon- arch. Harold Sivyer of Lethbridge, the sole occupant of one car, is in St. Michael's General Hos- pital in serious condition. Also in St. Michael's are the driver of the second car, Cal- vin Richardson, and his wife Peggy, of Fort Macleod. Both arc reported to he in fair con- dition. Two other passengers in the Richardson car, the cou- ple's children, Billy, 13, and Peggy Ann, 11, were taken to Fort Macleod hospital following the accident. Peggy Ann was released af- ter treatment for cuts. Billy is in satisfactory condition with head injuries. The accident occurred about p.m. Saturday. Fort Macleod RCMP said both cars were totally wrecked. learn chop shelter building, down two trees which to build shelters; and with they will take part in ice fishing if the weather is cold enough; they will go on a night hike to learn how to navigate by stars; and receive films and lectures on ecology. They are accompanied by F. K. Smith, Hamilton's vice-prin- cipal, by Mrs. Ruth Daw, a teacher and counsellor at the school, and by a member of the St. John's Ambulance Corps looking after first-aid require- i mer.ts. Parks officials are offering their assistance and guide ser- vices. You can decorate a cake for festive occasions just liks this with WRTON CAKE) DECORATING SUPPLIES CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 We feature the complete Wilton Cake Decorating line including Santas, and otKsr suitable Christmas items. Call 327-5767 DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. eft 1 f I I I? I? i I i The Gift That Will J Keep On Giving f PORTABLE I Top load Rinse and hold Pots and pans Fine china cycla Daily load cycle Soft food dispenser Detergent dispenser Rinse glo dispenser 15 place setting i Avocado and Harvest t Gold. ___________f Buy Try it for a month Then if you can live without ill Bring it Back! 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 328-1673 ;