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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTMAS HOCKEY SPECIAL CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS vs VANCOUVER CANUCKS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26th Return Air Fare, Accommodation, Admission Only S88 For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Village Phono 328-3201 or 328-8184 "6UTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" <1 vl4n fld 4 tf The LetMnnage Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, December 1970 PAGES 9 TO 20 PLANNING A PARTY? SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Housing loan granted Approval for a loan to the Blood Indian Housing Au- thority for construction of 35 family housing units was given by Central Mortgage and Hous- ing Corporation Monday. Ed. Fox, Blood Band man- ager, said the tribe applied to CMHC for the loan in an at- tempt to accelerate the housing program on the reserve. "It is a new concept to help close the increasing gap caused by an inadequate method of procuring homes for the people on the lie said. The homes will be construct- ed by Kainai Industries Ltd. at Standoff and will be situated in a new subdivision in Standoff. Essential services for lira homes are being completed, with most of the main lines fin- ished. Mr. Fox said the old program stipulated the individual who wanted an average home had to procure much of the money himself from CMHC but many delays were evident in several stages of getting the needed money. The band had to get some of the money also and the federal government had to pay the rest. Mr. Fox said the administra- tion has plans in the making to borrow more money from CMHC next year which would provide about ICO additional homes for the Standoff area. They would also be bought from Kainai Industries. LEARNING FROM THE PRO-Chuck Stevenson, centre, veteran racing driver, explains some safe-driving methods during a safely session at Winston Churchill. High School Monday- Left to right, Danny Ferguson, Danny Hollihan, Alertness., safe car Mr. Stevenson, Susan Pitt, Constable Keith Moline, city police, Karen Funk. The session of one of three presented at city high schools. Racing driver stresses safety n The gram, highway safety co-sponsored by pro- the Champion Spark Plug Com' pany and The Herald has been presented for the first time in the three city local higli schools. Chuck Stevenson, one of a tO lUCCt Iteam of 10 Indianapolis 500 race I drivers who spend their off season promoting safe driving, spoke to about 150 students at Winston High School Monday, drawing from his experience to compare driving habits on the speedway versus the high- Wednesday Another large apartment block application comes up be- fore Wednesday's meeting of the Municipal Planning Com- mission. N. H. K. Holdings Ltd. is re- questing permission for a 51- suite block at 2223 8th Ave. S. Still tabled from previous meetings are applications from G. R. McLean for a 30-suite apartment at 1607 Scenic Heights and from Smith Broth- ers and Wilson for 46-suite block at 2201 32 St. S. way for utmost safety. Mr. Stevenson also spoke to Lethbridge Collegiate Institute students Monday and to Cath- olic Central High School stu- dents today, using a film of the 1969 Indianapolis 500 race to show the preparation neces- sary for professional racing, pointing out to the students it is not all glory for the driver. "We emphasize the three main factors which account for the relatively safe driving Better Family Living A Program On Family Life Education by MRS. BERYL WOOD (Social Planning Committee of Calgary) Friday, Dec. p.m. in the "All Purpose Room" Family "Y" Sponsored by Lethbridge Family Service HERE ARE A FEW CHRISTMAS conditions on the said Mr. Stevenson, mental alertness, "These are courtesy to other drivers and the safe me- chanical condition of the car." He said the risk the drivers take on the speedway is a carefully calculated one and the measures we take to mini- mize the risk are the most im- portant part of our message. He told the students that the c o m m o n-sense practices of racing can and should also be applied to highway driving. "The only difference between racing and highway driving is speed." Mr. Stevenson, who has been working for the last eight of the 17 years the program has been in existence, said all drivers, whether young or old, should try to stay out of situations that could cause an accident. He said many accidents are caused by drivers relying on their own ability, especially the young drivers who have the fast reflexes. He said every car has its own limitations and they all can be over driven. Ability, reflexes and the car, if handled within tlieir limita- tions, are enough to stop many accidents. "Without these lim- itations, a car can't be control- led for long and that is what causes many accidents." As pointed out in the film and stressed by Mr. Stevenson, seat belts and shoulder harnesses are the first line of defense for the professional driver and tlu's thinking should be applied to highway and city driving. "There are times when a seat belt hinders a person but the percentages show ail driv- ers are better off if they use the safety he said. Youth home sought The department of social de- velopment is still looking for a suitable residence in Leth- bridge to use as a group home for young people. Low-cost housing under SPARE TIRE COVER 12 VOLT COFFEE PERC. PROPANE DETECTOR ALARM- (12 volt) 78.00 MAGAZINE RACK 4-90 BTU HEATER- (With Thermostat) 105.00 CAMPER STABILIZERS (Chrome) pair 49.00 CRAIG STEREO CARTRIDGE PLAYER- (8 Track) 79.80 69.00 3.95 95.00 39.00 69.80 PREBCO CARRIES A COMPLETE LINE OF TRAILER PARTS AND ACCESSORIES PREBCO 600 4th Avenue North West of Gas Company way Building permits totalling were issued at city tall last week for Lethbridge's hird low cost experimental lousing project. Comprising 16 units, the dwellings will be built in three sections six units in each of two row house buildings and four in the third. Being built by developer Hol- ger Frandsen, the project at Forestry Ave. and Lakemount Blvd. marks the start on the last of three such developments this year under the federal gov- ernment program to supply low- cost ownership housing. Cam Bracken, regional di- rector for the department, said the department is continuing its search for a home after its application to uas a residence on Scenic Drive was turned down by the Municipal Plan- ning Commission because of objections of a majority of the neighbors. Mr. Bracken said the time had passed when society could take youngsters who needed help and guidance and put them in an institution removed from the rest of society. It was bstt he said, to keep them as close as possible to the mainstream of the com- munity life and this was the reason for wanting to find a home in an ordinary residen- tial area. Plans call for the home, if it is found, to house seven young people between 12 and 18 who do not need to be detained in an institution, but who cannot function in regular foster homes. "Many people have an ex- cuse built up in theii' rnind and the main reason cited for not using seat belts is people want to get out of the car if it catch- es on fire. "Fire is involved in less than one-half of one per cent of all accidents. "If people could be taught to use seat belts all the time many more lives would be saved." During the question period, Mr. Stevenson told the group if they wanted to get the accident rate down for their ago group they must do it themselves. Ivlr. Stevenson aiso answered several questions regarding racing and his personal racing career. Mi'. Stevenson, who has spo- ken to students in Windsor, Thunder Bay, Bryden, Kenora, and Winnipeg and who v.il! be speaking in Victoria to wind-up his Canadian tour, said the most rewarding part of the program is when students ask about problems they when they become talk and learn. He said the MOVED UP Eight vice-presidents have succeeded to the presidency in the United States. FIRST AGAINI-With the Newest Cosmetics! MAX FACTOR'S COLOR CARNIVAL A FANTASTIC LIPSTICK and EYESHADOW PAINTBOX 3 soft, creamy lipstick pales 3 misty, pastel eyeshadows rich, gleamy lip frosting 1 glowy, iridescent eyeshadow PLUS 1 DOUBLE-ENDED BRUSH spectacular 3.95 A Merry-Glow-Round of colors for show of looks. Only Time to select your PERFUMES, COtOGNES and SETS for that Special Person on your Christmas Gift list Choose from such famous names as: MAX MACTOR Golden Woods, Promesse, Hypnotique, Primifif. On-the-'Vind by BOURGEOIS DORO'.JY GRAY GUERLAIN SHULTON CHANNEL and.others McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lelhbridge CAU 327-3555 FOR FREE HOME DELIVERY face, loose enough and serious enough to teachers, stu- dents and parents in most cen- tres have noticed a tremen- dous change in attitudes about driving habits following the presentation of the program. "This really makes it worth- while." Mr. Stevenson, commenting on the school safety patrols, said the program, under the supervision of the police forces in the individual centres, has greatly increased the safety factor. "This program has got to be considered a terrific character builder as well as the main reason for increased safety in school zones. city clerk in ending 25 years of service By HERB JOHNSON Herald Cily Hall Reporter The City of Lelhbridge Mon- day paid tribute to a man who. in the course of 25 years of service in city ball, "created, on his own, a very fine image for the city." Mayor Andy Anderson in these words assessed the role School board to consider ETV proposal Educational television will be the major topic discussed at to- night's meeting of the Lelh- bridgc public school board. The meeting will start at p.m. in the board's office at 433 15 St. and are open to the public. The board will consider recommendation from Dr. Gerry Probe, director of per- sonnel and material resources, that the district purchase 500 worth of television ca- meras, videotape recorders and television sets, at least one complete set for each school. The alternative, to rent the equipment from AGT, is not recommended by Dr. Probe, since it would cost at least more. The board will also consider previewing two films on drug education commissioned by the department of education, a stu- dent suspension policy, a new staff room at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and co- operation in a community sum- mer program. The L. H. Bussard Creativity Award will also be presented for 1970 at tonight's school beard meeting, to a Gilbert Paterson Elementary Junior High School student. played by Tom Ferguson dur- ing his term as city clerk ar.'j, laler, city manager. About 90 past and present civic employees and officials Fencing club championships The Lethbridge Fencing Club is planning two fencing cham- pionship sessions prior to Christmas, open to members and non-members. Women's championships will be held Friday Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Bowman Arts Cen- tre, and men's championships Dec. 23 at -p.m., also at Bowman. Registration may be made by contacting club officials any Wednesday prior to the meets, at regular fencing workouts at ;he Bowman Arts Centre from to p.m. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Having a Party? WE RECOMMEND Kentucky Fried Chicken in BULK ORDERS tit special savings for small or large parties! TOM FERGUSON "fine image" for city gathered at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel for the testimonial dinner for Mr. Ferguson, who started as city clerk May 1, 1946. He was appointed city man- ager in December, 1967 and be- North wind doth bloiv It got cold again, the weath- er man says. The warm Pacific low pres- sure area wlu'ch brought a Chi- nook over the weekend, was swept aside last night by a cold low moving in from Sask- atchewan. The weatherman says not to despair though, as the system should leave by Thursday, allowing the warmer front to return. Monday's high and low tem- peratures were 45 degrees above zero and zero. Today, the mercury may reach 10 above during tile day, dropping down to around five below overnight. Winds will be light. Wednesday's high and low should be about 10 above and five below respectively. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 came advisory assistant to the city manager in July, 1970. Ho is to. retire at the end of the month. Much of the evening waa given over io recalling me- mories of former years at city hall. A. W. Shackleford, who as mayor had recommended Mr. Feiguson for the city clerk position, read the original notes Mr. Ferguson had used to in- troduce him at a meeting some 25 years ago. In keeping with the good- humored mood of the even! Mayor Anderson read what he officially proclaimed to ho No. TLF One." The bylaw, written in the best legal language, was "to provide for the disposal of cer- tain city managers." Among other things, it prolubits Mr. Feiguson from playing poker more than once a week and permits him to enter city hall "as long as he behaves himself well." Mayor Anderson, having read the bylaw, said that despite the facetious remarks, he was sorry to see the city losing "a tremendously valu- able employee. "Nobody knew the ins and outs of the city like Tom Fer- guson. I always felt we had the best city clerk of any city in Canada. He also served with distinction as city manager." Mr. Ferguson was presented with a silver tray in recogni- tion of his 25 years of service with the city. He also received a poker table and color televi- sion set. In reply to questions from many friends as to his future. he said he had "no plans" and was simply "playing it from day-to-day." CEC meeting Mrs. N.ewana Maslen, of the Lethbridge Society for the Hearing Handicapped, and teachers Mrs. Lambreta Evans and Mrs. Evelyn Johnston were featured speakers at the final 1970 meeting of the Leth- bridge Council for Exceptional Children. R. AKROYD LTD PLUMBING-HEATING and GASFITTING 2634 21st Ave. S. for New Installation! and Alterations Phone 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES Now Available In Any Quantity! DELICIOUS AIBERTA ROAST BEEF-ON-A-BUN DELIVERED HOT! We recommend your taking advantage of EXTRA SAVINGS by also ordering the following in bulk: SALADS PARKERHOUSE ROLLS From our PASTRY DEPARTMENT DELICIOUS FRENCH CRUSTY BREAD AND ROLLS MINCE TARTS CHRISTMAS COOKIES TOP QUALITY DARK AND LIGHT FRUIT CAKES ven V-rfTfC 2021 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-8161 1701 M.M. DRIVE PHONE 328-7751 BANQUET TABLES TOP 3'x6' W Fir Ply Edges finish- ed with Brown Plastic Moulding. BASE Chrome Folding Legs The Ideal company arrives. When not in use, can be stored in very small area. Complete Set............... 15 ;