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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 T11E IETHBRIDGE HERALD December 7, 1971 mar feet By HIC SWIHART Staff Writer The Youth Exhibition Board- sponsored Flea Market kicked off a super sales week Monday with eight booths offering items from commonplace rings to unique taxi Located ir the -Ml Building at the Exhibition Grounds, the market offers something for everyone at a price range to suit 'almost any taste. Three booths requiring spe- cial recognition are the Junior Achievement cf Southern Al- berta group, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard and Leather Goods, all manned by young people for the purpose of making money. The other booths are com- mercial ventures by local busi- nesses. Junior Achievement is a youth-oriented business oppor- tunity organization sponsored by business and industry. It is designed to teach business principles and praclices at the teenage level. Two booths have been set up with a wide range of member- manufactured goods offered. Articles range from 50-cent ta- ble decorations to SI.98 cig- arette lighters. Mother Hubbard's Cupboard is operated by the Letnbridge 1st Ranger Company, a newly- rrrganized girl scout group. The money earned from the sale of articles will go toward pur- chase of camping equipment. The girls are offering a com- plete range of unique hand- made gifts. Candles, wall hang- ings, ir a c r a m c s. ceramic stuffed toys, framed pictures and crochet and knitted items are on display. Livestock show is pilot project CHOIR PERFORMANCE The University of letlibridge Choir, directed by Professor George Skipworth, will present a program of Christmas music tcnight at in St. Augustine's Anglican Church. The program will be taped for a later release by CBC Radio. It will consist of a number of traditional Christmas compositions plus a special arrangement by Lucien Needham of Away in a Manger. No admission will be charged. Council to finish meeting agenda next week Although city council extend-1 ments of TCASA will be dis- ed its meeting one half hour cussed at budget time. Monday night, the agenda was j Council also gave second and not completed and will be car- j reading to a bylaw allow- ried over for one week. ing the city to borrow The meeting Dec. 13 will in- debenture for an extension elude a presentation of the 1972 budget and will be followed by a closed session tn consider site for the new library. Council did not get to a sug- j gested approach to land devel- opment in West Letlibridge. Approval was, however given to an advance of during January to the Travel and Con- vention Association of South- ern Alberta as part of the to tlie water works system. The bylaw was passed two weeks ago with an amendment increasing the amount from the Victorian Order of Nurses not be paid because the ser- vices charged for had not been requested by the city. bills the VON might send to the city. Tils recommendation stipu- lated the board of health would The action applies to further 1 take over prenatal care and health supervision now carried the Council out by agreed. All members of council were at the meeting. Tlie first Hocky Mountain Livestock Show and Sale is a pilot project for winter agricul- ture fairs and depending on public response and further re- quests, could become a thing of the future. Tlie uniqueness of this show is federal government partici- pation at this time of the year. Tte government usually par- ticipates financially in all sum- mer agriculture fairs, said Mike Harris, superintendent of the livestock division of soulh- ern Alberta for Ihc Canada de- partment of agriculture. "This year Lethbridge di- vided their exhibition into two ho said. "Their summer show was a livestock promotion for the urban people to give them a chance to sec Ihe va- rious animal breeds first hand. "This show deals with ths c 1 a s s i f i c a lions of various breeds." He said ths CDA allowed the show only because it was a pilot project. If this show is a success and litre, especially for the urban population. He said it was an opportun- ity for all to see some of Canada's finest livestock, in- cluding many herds from southern Alberta. Coffeehouse for teens to reopen Leather Goods is operated by annual contribution to Glen Thompson, a student at the" organization. UK University of LetHmdge. TCASA directors had asked He has a good selection of j for a advance hand-tooled leather goods, spe-1 Alderman V a u g h a n Hem- The second and third read- ings were rescinded to allow for an additional amendment stating that the approval of the director of pollution control, provincial department of the environment has been obtained. broff said council should not set K precedent by advancing more than the S5.000. In previ- ous years, the advance amount has been Further financial require- cializinp in Mexican purses. The purses ranged from to S26.50. A good selection of pleasure and kiddies saddles sell from to S125. Commercial boolhs are inter- spersed among the youth en- terprises. The Gift Gallery, op- erated by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mathias, offers a general lino of gifts, mostly on the unusual side. Polycptie lights, music boxes, leather purses, mosaic candle holders, hanging candles. Span- ish decor and bar accessories are specialized. Prices range from to S33. Norm Mctz and Gary Closson however, directing the operate the Graphic Reproduc- manager lo instruct the (ions Ltd. booth, featuring h a n d-moulded, hand-finished duraslone statues duplicating works of the master artists. Comic to classic works seli for S10.50 lo Pipo's Place, manned by Can- Linn and Allen specializes in posters, rings, patches, pipes and antique taxi boms. Prices range fron: 15-cent His approval was necessary before the bylaw could be pass- ed with the increased amount. The increase is to pay for pumps and equipment for the water pumping station. City Manager Tom Nutting said. Council also approved a board of health recommenda- tion that a bill to the city from 350 attend opening night of Lethbridge Symphony If By JIM MAYBIE Staff Writer Monday night's perform- ance of the Letlibridge Sym- phony Orchestra is an indica- tion of things to come. Leth- bridge and district concert- goers can look forward to an exciting season. That comment about sums up the feelings of more than 350 persons who attended the two-hour concert in the Yates Memorial Centre. The Lethbridge Symphony is steadily growing and improv- ing by leaps, one critic said. "There was no resemblance be- tween Monday's performance and the performances of four years ago. "Conductor Lucien Needham presented an extremely polish- ed performance and was in full control of the orchestra." Mr. Needham is leaving this ATo salt ior citv streets stickers to 515 antique coal oil lamps. The Flea Market is being held in conjunction with the first Hocky Mountain Live- stock Show and Sale and will run through Friday. City council monday rejected a recommendation by the City Manager that salt or calcium chloride be used on Highway 3 west of the city within the city limits to alleviate icy road con- ditions. A resolution was passed, city engi- neering director to carry out a more concentrated sanding ef- fort on the highway during snow storms. Alderman Steve Kotch in- cluded in his resolution a sug- gestion that the engineering de- partment experiment nith a three-step sanding method. He asked that the highway be inspected at the beginning of a snow fall and sanded imme- diately if ice forms, with sub- sequent sand applications at the peak and the end of the storm. He said existing sanding op- erations occur too late to be ef- Cit.y Manager Tom Nutting said because of the higher speed of traffic on the road, the cars spin the gravel off the driving lanes. He said a finer sand would be effective if a means could be found to keep it on the road. 50-year readers sought Chianina cattle are tvell-received Chianina, the world's largest Breeders will be eligible for ex- interested in Lethbridge and The Herald speaking with district residents who have been taking The Herald for 50 years or more. These long-time readers are asked to send their names, ad- dresses and telephone numbers to the paper, in care of Mar- garet Luckhurst. cattle breed, is being well re- ceived by cattlemen with 5.200 vials of semen sold out of Cal- gary since from qua- rantine Nov. 29. L. Gordon DeLair, general manager for Western Breeders Ltd. of Calgary, attended the Lethbridge Research Station Chianina open house to compare the bulls with four bulls he han- dles for artificial insemination purposes. Western Breeders is the only I private aritifica] insemination j bull exported r. hrniioht port in February. Western has a distribution centre in Man- hatten, Kansas ready for the se- men as soon as it can bs ex- ported. Western Breeders will have a Chianina corning out party Dec. (i in Calgary with slides, bull displays and information about tlie breed available. Mr. DeLair said the bulls cost about in Italy but could not place a value on them now. Since the first Simmental CHRISTMAS GIFT TRIAL COURSES for ACCORDION GUITAR DRUMS We supply you with an instrument for Christmas to place under Hie tree. LESSONS COMMENCE IN JANUARY Both children and Adult Courses Give Your Child- The Gift of Music G 4 WEEK COURSE 6 WEEK COURSE 8 WEEK COURSE stvd service to handle Chia- nina. Tlie company collects, sells and processes semen from four privately owned bulls. Mr. DeLair said semen has been collected since Nov. 6 and all semen collected to date has been sold, much of it preor- dered before the bulls were in Calgary. Tlie semen is selling for S12 a vial for one bull and per vial for the other three. He said commercial beef breeders are the most interest- ed with some requests being received from dairymen. Mostly the big Hereford cross cattle are being serviced with the semen, he said. AH Ihe breeders have indi- cated they will use the semen ns terminal sire material on a three-breed crossing program. This means the heifers bred will be a domestic-exotic cross. The semen from Western lo the U.S. brought Mr. DeLair said he would like to have the money a bull of this breed would bring from a sale in the U.S. Syd Slcn. head of the animal science section of the Leth- bridge Research Station, said the value of the bulls in Leth- I bridge could be valued at about week for London, England, where he will Ira studying con- ducting for six weeks. The most outstanding per- if enough exhibition boards in Canada want this type of win- ter show, then this could be- come a regular event, he said. Mr. Harris said one aim of the winter show, to give local breeders a heller chance participating, was evident only lo a small degree. There are some herds here jfler showing in the Royal Win- ter Fair in Toronto and the HegiiK-centred Canadian West- ern Agribition as well as one from Manitoba. There are some good herds from this area too. he said. i Gordon Ross, livestock su pervisor for the Alberta depart-1 I inent of agricullure, opened the I show and sale in place of Dr. Glen Purnell, deputy minister of agriculture for Alberla. Mr. Ross said this was a milestone for livestock exlu'bi- tions and proved that Leth- Tlie Crimson Cove Coffee- ......_ _ f house in Soiiiliminster United designed j Church reopens Saturday. The coffeehouse for teen- agers successfully operated from January lo May this year. It was closed for the summer. By popular demand it is be- ing reopened. Hours will be from I! lo 11 p.m. Saturdays. It is located in Ihe Upper Hall of Ihe church this term. Entrance is off the alley, through the office door. The coffeehouse features live and recorded entertainment and offers such refreshments as coffee, pop and snacks. Earlier ti.is year the coffee- house catered to more than 200 teen-agers in an evening. formances of the evening were Mozart's Divertimento K 136 in D Major and Rossini's Over- ture S'emifamide. The strings in Divertimento were exquisile and Rossini's Overture ended the concert on an exciting note. Hie orchestra has a larger 'iolin section this season which had a noticeable effect. There now are 52 pieces in the or- chestra. Robert Heuermann, assistant music supervisor for the pro- vincial cultural affairs depart- ment, was high in his praise of the performance. He said there was no comparison between Monday's performance and those of last year. Besides the two pieces al- ready mentioned, the orches- tra also pel-formed a Weber composition, D e r FreischuU and Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major. Tlie next concert will be per- formed Jan. 31 by the Leth- brHge Symphony Chorus and Orchestra under the baton of Walter Goerzen. Mr. Needham will be direcling Ihe April con- cert. bridge will continue to serve as a show window for agricul- 52nd Tuxis parliament The 52nd session of the Tuxis and Older Boys Parliament of Alberta will be held al the Uni- versity of Lethbridge from Dec. 26 to'31. Tuxis parliament is an Christmas Seals still for sale ganization of young men from the churches of Alberta. The boys are gathered into a model parliament to debate matters of relevance to them as today's j youths. j" Legislation to be debated this year includes Alcan of Can- ada. Canadian nationalism and foreign aid. The session is open to boys between the ages of 15 and 21, upon the recommendation of The Kinsmen TB Christmas i their ministers. Seals campaign received a sub- j For further information on stantial boost today with con- j the 52nd Tuxis parliament per-. I sor.s may contact Al Pollock af 328-3064 or Dave Redell at 223- 3095 in Tsbcr. tributions totalling This brings the total to date to which represents 68.4 per cent of the objec- tive. The Kinsmen say: Tn emphy- sema, the air sacks of the limes where oxygen and carbon di- oxide are exchanged, are dam- aged. 100 Copies plus tax Remember we supply the instrument! AT PRUEGGER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE LTD. PHONE 327-7524 530 5th ST. S. ESTABUSHED SINCE 19J4 lo jconfer here in January Student counucil representa- tives from Alberta's eight com- rmmtty collges will converge on Lcthhridge for an inter- collegiate conference Jan. 21 to 23. The estimated participants _. will be holding rap sessions and jj panel discussions on ways of y improving student government within the colleges, achieving i school spirit, problems in var-ij.' ions colleges and bow they I were handled. Tlvs conference is the first of g bus been designed as an v arnun! event. H College stiidfiiits and oilier in- i: tcreslcd persons will be invited to witness the proceedings. Some of the 300 million air sacs in human lungs may rip and tear. Tlie damage is ir- reparable. The number of new emphy- sema patients in Canada more than doubled between 1965 and 1970. 1269 AYS. S. letnbridge "The Store Where Ladies Shop for Men" Scotty Suggests Fortrel Slacks by Taylor, Bench, Riviera, y Stylemaster, and Days. In Plains, Stripes and metric Patterns, Port re I Knit Shirts 314 7th St. S. Phono 327-2332 Opim Thuri. find Frl. Until p.m. IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Ave. S. Telephone 328-4214 ;