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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD City allows snowmobiles at Highway 3 campground J'he city has designated the river campground just off West ai the onh property on which snow- mobiles may legally be operated this winter The community services department says selection of this area should reduce the conflicts between snow- mobilers and other park users that kept coming up at the In- dian Battle park site The new site is easih accessible off the highway but separated from other rr-gularh used areas It contains a large clear flat area and a treed area with trails through it The camp kitchen toilets and an ade- quate parking area are part of the services available which also led to the election of the site the department says It adds that the city will con- tinue to work towards a long- if-rm solution to all motorized rtcreation vehicle use This is one aspect the river vallcv development com- mittee is working on in its development plan for the whole vallev Public housing cutback 70 units said survey By ANDY OGLE Herald Staff Writer The history of public hous- ing in Lethbridge dates back to d 1967 survey which said there was a need for approx unatcly 70 units That survey recommended construction of 40 units and a site in North Lethbridge was for the project Aid Tom Ferguson said at councils meeting on the current public housing project Thursday that a Calgary architect had been hired to FOX DENTURE CLINIC Ell 1922 PHONE 327-6565 ESP C D.M. FOX LETHBHIDGE DENTAL LAB. 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. design a public housing pro- ject in 1968 or 1969 But the project was shelved by the provincial housing cor- poration at the he and the city had to pay the architect s bill Plans for a 40-unit project were revived in but city council at the time eventually opted for a program in which the federal government through the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation sub- sidized home ownership for low-income families The present project is based on a two-day survey by the Alberta Housing Corporation in late August 1972 Some 79 including 47 families and 32 senior citizens who responded to adver- tisements and were interested in low cost rental accom- modation were interviewed A 1972 report on the survey recommended 30 public housing units be built as soon as possible The survey found that 30 of the families were earning less than per month and 19 were paying between a month on rent while the average rent was Tony superintendent of social planning for the feels that based on that even 30 units is a conservative figure now into 1974 and there s only 20 units being he adds The housing corporation has said it will resurvey the city's public housing needs taking into account the shortfall of 10 units on the present project Project still Christmas Gift FONDUE CHAFER 2 Quart size m colored enamel Imishes ot Yellow Green Orange Comolete with Six Fondue Forks Regular 12.50 Christmas Special .50 8 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN The city's public housing project should still be an citing the acting ex- ecutive director of the Alberta Housing said Friday SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 32C-2176 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. DRY CLEANING 311 8th 81. S.and 1514A 9lh Ava. S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking end leather processing pleat drapery processing D C in a telephone interview from said the design of the project is based on which is close to single family residence and not row housing Several members of city council expressed disappoint- ment in the provincial govern- ment housing agency's proposal to cut the number of units in the project from 30 to 20 Mr McColl said the project had been reduced to 20 units in order to incorporate it all in one block so that at some future date the units could be sold as condominiums to per- sons of lower middle 'Give luting gift' DRIVING LESSONS GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE A.B.C. DRIVING ACADEMY Phone 327-1241 8-TRACK TAPES Musicland Supplies Limited Presents... Stereo 8-Track CHARADE Buckwheat POPPY SEEDS Poppy Family WATT 10 Years After KING OF HEARTS Engelbert Humperdlnck MOOGI .....Claude Denjean GREAT STRAUSS WALTZES .......Werner Muller Special These tapes Reg Now V SPECIAL TAPE HEAD CLEANERS 99' SUPPLIES LIMITED Open Until ft p.m. Thurs. Corner 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 327-1088 Tana GUARANTEED SERVICE To and other ol ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT .2 to aerve you ANGLO STEREO ft PHOTO SERVICE DEPT. 41 e 8th Street South Phone 328-0379 ending the public housing sub- sidy needed to operate the project This objective could not have been achieved with the original plans for 30 units located on two he said Mr McColl added that this wouldn't occur until after the city's public housing needs were met in other ways. will make it a better and more viable he said The final estimates on the per unit costs have not yet been worked Mr McColl because there will be some minor modifications to the original plans will still be less than single family he said The AHC has had trouble arranging financing of the project with Central Mortgage and Housing Corp which shares the operating subsidy of public housing on a 50-50 basis because of the per unit originally es- timated at The feeling was that while the design was quite attrac- good basic public housing could be built at a lower cost. But Mr McColl said CMHC was basing its figures on row- housing which is not the concept used in the Lethbndge project. Ctrtiliid Dentil CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MENCAL DENTAL BLDG. LmrUvil PHONE 12 pleeaa crlap fried chicken 4 Corn Frlttera 4 Dinner French or Potato Salad Sweet and Swir 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 LICENCE INVOICES OUT Some 1974 business licence invoices were sent out by the city licencing department this week Businesses have until Jan 2 to pay the which vanes according to the type of after which they are subject o prosecution under the city licencing bvlaw Friendship Centre has new board The newly-elected board of directors of the Native Friendship Society of Southern Alberta voted Fri- day night to accept the resignation of the society's ex- ecutive director In a 5 to 3 the eight- member board voted to accept the resignation of Corey effective im- mediately Miss hired in sent a letter of resignation at the end of Oc- claiming the board was interfering in the day-to-day operation of the center The boaid met immediately after Friday night's general membership meeting that elected it The general meeting had been called to dissolve the former board according to George president of the provin- cial association of friendship had stopped func- tioning Mr. Lee told the meeting that core funding from the secretary of state department was being cut off because of the internal dissension and politicking which had almos closed the friendship centre Mr Lee said after the meeting that with a new board of the core- funding which provides the bulk of the centre s may be rem- stituted The new president of the society is Frank MacDonald replacing Rose Yellow Feet who resigned because of per- sonal differences with Miss Foster Mike the executive director of the centre before Miss was elected vice-president. Other new board members. Cyril Eva An- nie Margaret Evelyn and Ursala Brass Commenting after the Miss Foster claimed the general meeting was planned well in and complained once the board is made up of relatives Cheques stolen City police are investigating a break-in at Erickson's 711 4th Ave discovered this morning First reports indicate that some cheques were stolen during the but police could not confirm the amount BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Instillations Open Thurs and Fn Evenings Phone 328-0372 2716 12th Ava. S._______ FUEL You will comfortable at a lower temperature provided the humidity It right. Have a POWER HUMIDIFIER Installed by CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262-2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Bride Booka Thank You Cardi MatchM Hour Service II We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each order1 FREE CUSTOMER PARKING____________ Dr. C. D. Lundgren Chiropractor Wishes to Announce the Relocation of His Office to Medical-Dental Building 434 7th St. Alberta Office Hours- Bv Annnintment Ph 328-9fi4fi 'Quebec strike causes local plant cutback9 By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer A strike by members cf the Retail perks Inter- national Association which started Thursday in Quebec has caused a cutback of production in one Lethbndge meat packing plant Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. manager Jim Gough said Fn- Lake a priority By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER Development of Tyrell east of Milk as a multi purpose project has been given high priority by the provincial government MLA Doug Miller of Taber- Warner said Friday Environ- ment Minister Bill Yurko has designated Tyrell Lake as a high priority project in the southeast Lethbndge area The primary benefits which have been identified are- the lake for sport fishing. of water- fowl the water for domestic for stocking watering and for irngation purposes To accomplish these objec- a plan has now been proposed by which Tyrell on a long-term can allow a stream of water through the lake with a larger flow bypassing the lake to the eastern end by which the salt water from the lake will be diluted The salt water of the lake will be diluted sufficiently to provide for stock watering and irrigation use There will be about three times as much fresh water go- ing around the therefore the water coming out would be good for use. The minister's department is now analyzing the benefits from the project and a deci- sion regarding cost-sharing will be made in 1974 Then a presentation will be made to local local water users and the local drainage committee day the kill at the Lethbridge plant has dropped 15 to 20 per cent directly because of the strike in Quebec. Mr. Gough said a normal cutback in beef slaughter next week for delivery to Quebec the week before Christmas would help the local situation because plans had already- been made to kill fewer animals. He said if the strike persists to the week following Dec. 9 to hindering deliveries for the week following feel the pinch no Archie manager of Canadian Dressed Meats Ltd a sub- sidiary of Burns Foods Ltd said Friday there will be an affect on the packing industry in Alberta because the chain stores on strike handle large quantities of Alberta beef. Mr. Murphy said some of the buyers in Eastern Canada have started to hold back orders from his plant. He doesn't expect the strike to last long No representative of Canada Packers Ltd in Lethbridge was available for comment The two chain Domi- nion Stores Ltd and account for 25 per cent of the Alberta weekly said Don an of- ficial of Canfax. a marketing organization for the Canadian Cattlemen's Association in Calgary. Mr. Robins said if the which is tying up movement of one half of the meat marketed daily in Montreal chain lasts more than one it will have a serious impact on the Alberta cattle industry. Mr Gough said Steinberg's receive about 20 to 30 cars of processed Alberta beef a week. This accounts for to cattle. Dominion Stores handle that amount or he said Between the two they sell about one tenth of Canada's weekly cattle kill ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SchwirUBIdg.2225lhS1.S. Phone 328-4095 MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 CALL OWEN ABENTSFOR ALLIED VAN LINES INSTALLATION HUMIDIFIERS 1709 2nd Ive S. Phone 328-5973 NEW in 1973 Introducing the GB 700 'JOB-MASTER' For low profile and utility Traetora up to aporoi- Imateiy 55 H.P. Available now at... OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 238 38th St. Lethbridge Phone 327-1871 or the nearest you ;