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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUPERIOR 13 DAY MEXICAN FIESTA FOR CO-OP MEMBERS Deponing from Calgary January 19tli, 1971 Only S419 person Based on double occupancy Tor reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Villogo Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" SliCOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, December 10, 1970 PAGES 15 TO 28 Canadian air fares are not going down Canadian air fares are no going down in price, contrar to the impliclions of a nrcen Canadian Press article carrie in The Herald from Ottawa. The article said fares wouli drop as of Dec. 15, due to government regulations calling for application of the curren exchange rate on United State money, instead of the older 92. cents per U.S. dollar rate. Lethbridge travel agents have been receiving calls frorr travellers saying to delay theii tickets billings until after Dec NEW PRESIDENT Stan Tiffin, Lclhbriilge, was elect- ed president of the Leth- bridge anil District Exhibi- tion Board Tuesday night. Tiffin replaces Dick Gray, of Lethbridge, who had been board president for the past three years. Air. Gray will remain on the board as a director. Other executives elected include: Fred Prit- chard, first vice-president, Doug Shacklcford, second vice-president, and Carsten Goa, financial adviser. The first organizational meeting of the new executive will be held shortly after the new year. is, on internal Canadian flights, to give them the oppor- tunity to gain from the "de- which in actual facl would only apply to interim tional flights. Canadian air fares have no been reduced and will not be reduced; indeed there is some possibility of a rate increase next year. Flights originating in Canad; and bound for United States 01 other foreign destinations are based on U.S. dollar values, so that exchange must be paid if Canadian funds are used. Since the Canadian dollar was unpegged several months ago, it has climbed steadily un- til it is almost at parity mill American money. Until Dec. 15, however, air- lines and travel agents may f they wish use the 92.5 cent exchange value if tickets are purchased with Canadian noney. After Dec. 15, interna- tional flights must be charged according to the current 98 cent exchange value of the Ca- nadian dollar. Lethbridge travel agencies say they have been using the new rates for several weeks now, and have otherwise been suggesting that clients get American money from their banks to pay for their tickets. Red Crow remanded to Dec. 15 Alphonse Red Crow, 20, Cardston, was remanded nagistrate's court in Letl mdge Wednesday to Dec. IS or continuation of a prelimi iary hearing in Cardston. He is charged with non-cap tal murder and criminal negl ence in the Oct. 4 death of hi alher, Allan Red Crow, 46, i n incident which occurred nca le Cardston town limits. FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING This six-foot boa consfrictor, currently a resident of a local depart- ment store, might be just the thing for that unusual Christ- mas present, provided the recipient knew how to take care of him. The store says they won't sell him unless they are satisfied the new owner will give him a good home. The proper care and feeding of a boa constrictor includes catching live mice a staple of the snake's diet. About once a week the mice are placed in the cage and the boa, with a lightening-fast movement, squeezes them to death, eats them, then takes the rest of the week to digest them. The snake will not eat pre-killed mice. There are 35 different species of boa snakes in various parts of the world. This one, from South America, is fairly small compared to some of his 30-foot-long cousins. All boas kill their prey birds and smaller mammals through constriction as they do not have poisonous fangs. McCready-Baines Pharmacy Suggests You u Moke your selection now from one of Southern Alberta's g largest stocks all at more thon competitive prices! PROJECTORS AND SCREENS MM PROJECTOR Argus Holiday No. 505 Bell and Howell Headliner Duo SCREENS Knox 50x50 g Knox lancer, 50x50 Regent. 50x50 MOVIE PROJECTORS DUAL 8 5? Kodak Instamatic M30 M80 Zoom M85 M85 Zoom Bell and Howell Autoload 466 Zoom 97.95 129.50 138.00 133.95 172.00 139.95 82.95 47.50 78.95 21.95 31.95 38.00 192.50 226.95 154.95 162.50 166.95 SUPER 8 Argus Showmaster Zeiss Movilux S8 Bolox 18-5 120.00 179.00 Four plans outlined to board for St. Mary's school addition The Lelhbridge separate school board Wednesday eve- ning heard four different pro- posals for its planned to addition to the St. Mary's School. The department of education has approved an addition to the school authorized at about 400 square feet of new construc- tion and square feet of renovations. The total square feet will be supported by provincial funds up to per square foot. Architect Sam Lurie of Lurii MeuMd in Lethbridge is design- ing (he addition, the first of a number of steps which the board must complete before calling for construction tender: A major feature of the new space will be a five- or six- classroom equivalent open area nstruction centre, depending on ivhich plan is finally chosen by rustees. The preliminary plans must next be approved by the de- lartment of education's school )uildings branch, following vhich working drawings may e completed by the architect nd then tenders may be called. The school will accommodate ibout 500 students with the iddition, thus allowing all Grade separate school students in he city to attend the same chool. Mr. Lurie will return to the board's next meeting with some definite proposals and preliminary cost estimates. The addition would likely see use in fall, 1971. In other business, the board tabled a request from the dis- trict's English department for acquisition of educational tele- vision facilities, pending deci. sion on a system-wide ETV pur- chase or rental program to equip all schools. Bob K i m m i 11, separate Marketing meet The provincial department of agriculture and the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce will co- sponsor a special marketing meeting on the mezzanine floor of the Exhibition Pavilion Tues- day at p.m. Bill Olafson, chairman of the agrieutural committee of the chamber and Cal Brandley, Lethbridge-Warner district ag- riculturist, will co-chair the meeting featuring Harry Har- greaves, Alberta agricultural marketing commissioner and Mrs. Linda Pickell, a product marketing specialist with the provincial government. Mr. Hargreaves has just re- McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lelhbridge Call 327-3555 for free home delivery. Chinook "etiiriis The Chinook is back again, nd it is expected to stay at :ast until Saturday. conflicting pressure one a warm front off the ulf of Alaska, antl the other a old system just north of Cal- ary, continue lo play tug of war, with neither making deci- sive gains. Daytime temperatures today should be in the 35 degree range, dropping down to about 20 degrees overnight. Winds should be from the west 25 and gusty. Wednesday's high and low temperatures were 16 and four above. Arrangements for season made by Arrangements for the Christ- mas season were announced today by the Unemployment Insurance Commission to pro- vide for early mailing by claimants of report forms cov- ering the two-week period from Dec. 0. Claimanls reporting for the two week period beginning Dec. r> should send their re- ports to the UIC office in their district on Dec. 12. The claimant is requested to estimate his earnings for the second week and report this amount on his declaration. On the next report, or by letter, amount if this differs from his earlier estimate. turned from a trip to Japan and will speak on the topic of marketing Alberta agricultural products. Mrs. Pickell, who conducted a recent successful pork pro- motion for the provincial gov- ernment will give a report on the promotion. Chamber Manager W i 1 f Bowns said the meeting will be of general interest to both busi- nessmen and fanners. There is no charge for the meeting and everybody is wel- come. schools superintendent, said the school district was "ready to move immediately" into ETV as soon as possible, and alnios certainly in a fairly compre- hensive fashion. The district's schools all havi television sets now, and one school is already equipped with ETV facilities. The thorny problem of wheth- er to purchase or to rent is the board's next ETV decision Trustees also heard a pro- posal from CJOC radio con- cerning education promotion advertising on a special-rates basis. The proposal was made several weeks ago to the pub- lic school board. Both boards have taken the proposal under advisement. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLD6 PHONE 327-2822 Dine and Dance FRIDAY NIGHT THE MOONGLOWS to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations For Private Parties Kentucky Fried Chicken Cuts of Cold Meat Choice of: Potato Salad, Escallopcc1 Potatoes, French Frie' Salads Buttered Rolls Bread Poslries Enquire About Our Delivery Service Phone 328-775] _ Treat Everyone To Delicious Alberta Roast Beef-On-A-Bun Avuilablu Only al ERICKSEN'S Take-Out No. 2-1705 M.M. S. Phono 328-7751 51-suite apartment has MPC amroval Approval for a Si-suite apart- problems regarding access and mcnt on Mayor MaRratli Drive public reserve for recreation was granted NIIK Holdings j areas. Ltd. ot Letnbridge at deveicpumu, a day's meeting of tire Municipal highriso east of (he College c't !l' llfl KHilf in Planning Commission. Henry Gretzinger, represent- ing NHK, told the commission Shopping Mall, is to be built in two phases with two smaller blocks being added next year. the development would be "an The commission approved an ullra modern luxury apart- j application from Hagen Auto ment." Electric Ltd. for a commercial The site is located al 222.1 8th Ave. S., immediately south of Encrson's used car lot. Mr. Gretzinger said the apartment would be as close to Mayor Magrath Drive as possible, to allow the maximum open space between it and the adjacent resiclenlif.1 area. An application frcm G. R. McLean for a 30-suite apart- ment at 1607 Scenic Heights was lifted from the table and refused. The application was tabled 18 for further discussion building at 1206 2nd Ave. S. Tourist exposure for soiitli Southern Alberta is going to between the city planners and I receive considerable exposure the developer regarding design, i in the U.S. and Canada the In a letter to Hie MFC read first three months of 1971, Frank Smith, manager of the Travel and Convention Associa- tion of Southern Alberta, told the board of directors at a Claresholm meeting. Several hundred thousand persons will be exposed to ma- at the meeting, Mr. McLean asked the commission to ap- prove the original design, which is identical io an exist- ing apartment in the Scenic heights subdivision. Refusal was on the grounds the apartment decs not provide iufficient variation from Ihc tion detailing attractions terial provided by the organiza- present structure and exhibits a lack of innovation in archi- tectural treatment compatible with the development goals of the area. The subdivision has been des- gnated as an "exclusive" area and a minimum has been placed oh single family resi- dences. No limits have been put on apartment blocks. Alderman C. W. Chichester opposed the refusal because he said it was made solely on aesthetic grounds and he had been arguing for years that the commission had no legal right o do this until the zoning by- aw had been rewritten. Another major apartment the table, southern Alberta. The material will be offered at a number of travel shows in major centres by Alberta government repre- sentatives. It will not cost the associa- tion anything except for the material it supplies. There will be booklets, pamphlets and posters advertising the south. The tourist attractions and other information about the south will be available at travel shows in Anaheim, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kan- sas City; Vancouver, Dallas, Milwaukee and Toronto, Mr. Smith also told the direc- tors the association is in good shape with memberships coming in nicely and develop- >lock remained rending further discussions j ment of next year's projects vith the planners to iron out I proceeding nn schedule. TIRED OF GETTING STUCK AT THE CURB? ZIP IN AND OUT WITH EASE WITH KIRK'S FAMOUS OWN BRAND SNOWPLOW RETREADED SNOW TIRES Your Best Relreaded Ttrs Bgy In Town completely guaran- teed they carry the same guarantee as brand new tires. Now available at Kirk's in all sizes at fantasllculy low, low prices! Example: Size 560-15 WITH TRADE, ONLY Your UNIRQYAl Dealer TIRE SALES LTD. [UNiROYAy IETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. Phone- 327-5985 or 327-4705 TABER, ALTA.-6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C. 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