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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Doroibor 10, 1970 GET UP AND GO! Wilson Junior High School's two- night production of Get Up And Go starts tonight at at the Yafes Memorial Centre. Involving more than 75 stud- ents, it was produced by Barbara Walker and directed by David Lynagh, both Wilson teachers. Musical director is Willie Mathis, conducting a 14-piece orchestra. The play concerns two schools, one for boys and one for girls. No fraternization is allowed, but the students do manage to get together on occasion and the occasions make the story. The production continues Friday night, and tickets for tonight's and Friday's performances are available at the Yates box office. sometimes! By JOE KERR Herald Staff Writer Jorgen Maegaard, Lethbridge men's hair stylist, is a worried man. It's his turn to be the victim of some practical joke. When or how it will strike him he Art display at gallery of university Works by British Columbia artist Mona Goldman and Washington state artist Tom Johnston will continue on dis- play to next Tuesday at the University of Lethbridge art gallery in old Fort Whoop-Up. Miss Goldman, a University of British Columbia teacher of art education for pre-school children, has 10 oil-dye paint- ings in the show, all stressing the circle. Mr. Johnston is a teacher at Western Washington State College in Bellingham. doesn't know. That's why he's so apprehensive. But he brought it on himself. He and his wife, Inger, have been .tricking each other for years, and he has just perpet- rated what he considers his fin- est scheme. Seven weeks ago his wife and their eight year old daugh- ter, the youngest of four chil- dren, left Lethbridge for Ban- ders, a city in northern Den- mark, to visit for six weeks vdth her father and mother and other relatives whom she hadn't seen since the Maegaards left Denmark 16 years ago. As she was leaving, Jorgen arranged with her to be at her parents' hopr.e between certain hours on a .Saturday afternoon, three weeks later, and he would telephone her from Lethbridge. However, soon after she he arranged some business London and Bremen and, on th appointment Saturday, he wa ?t a friend's place in Rander and with the connivance of ol er people he called her collei "from Lethbridge." He talked with her (though fully asking her to speak loude because of a poor long distanc connection although she s a i she could hear hiir just as i thought the bill was more than high enough, but then he want- ed to talk with their daughter. She thought they should hang Bambrick Saturday Remand given His 13 works feature lithog- he were next door) until sh raphy, silver point and etching. Mr. Johnston is visiting the TJ of L art department this week and will be present in the gallery, to meet the public, on Thursday at p.m. Public viewing hours at the gallery arc a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Ill drug case ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 Rodney Hillman, 19, of Leth bridge, was remanded unti Jan. 4 when he appeared in Su preme Court in Calgary Wee nesday to face a charge of pos session of hashish for the pur pose of trafficking. He was arrested Sept. 14 in Calgary after he arrived on a flight from Vancouver. On November 2, 1970 Section 12.07 of the City of Lethbridge By-Low No. 2716 was amended and will be in effect January 1, 1971. This By-law reads as follows- 12.07 No metered space may be used by any vehicle without charge except: (ii) On any day between thirty past five o'clock in the afiernoon and nine o'clock in the following fore- noon; (iii) On Wednesday afternoon after noon (b) by vehicles licensed as taxi cabs the operators of such vehicles are actively en- gaged in taking or discharging passengers: (c) By vehicles bearing commercial type license plates issued by ,lhe Government of the Pro- vince of Alberta on which is displayed on the windshield a parking permit in a form ap- proved by the City Manager and for which c; permit fee of per annum has been paid to the City. vehicles and operated by the City of Lethbridge, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Alberta en which !s displayed on the windshield o parking per- mit in a form approved by the City Manager and for which a permit fee of per annum has been paid to the City, Permits may bo purchased at the office of the License Inspector, City Hall. Funeral services will be hel Saturday in St. Augustine' Anglican Church at p.m for Howard Bambrick, 63, wh died in the city Wednesday. Mr. Bambrick was manager owner of an insurance busines in the city and in 1969 marl aged the Lethbridge Golf am Country Club. He served overseas in the Second World War with the C, nadian army and was active in the General Stewart Branch 01 the Royal Canadian Legion. During his residence in the city, Mr. Bambrick served on top positions with the Ret Cross, police commission; re ceived a certificate of men from the Legion for long ser- vice, served on the manage- ment committee of the Dorothy Gopder School for Retarded Children and was one of the driving forces behind the Wal- ter Callow Coach in Leth- bridge. He also served as pres- ident of the Insurance Agents' Association of Alberta. He was a member of the Lelhbridge public school board for several years, and was once a city al- dermanic candidate. damage Damage amounted to is a result of a two-car colli- ;ion on the access road to Scenic Drive and 28th St. Vednesday afternoon. Drivers involved were Rob- st D. Rechner of 2621 Scenic Drive and Roy Chester Pocza f 421 28th St. S. There were o injuries. up, but, no, hs must talk witl her mother, and so on and on until finally she simply hung UD on him. Some four minutes later hi calmly walked in the door ti greet her. Although she was glad to see htm, she was alsc rather stunned by his sudden appearance "all the way from Lethbridge." Jorgen also feels she would have clubbed him i a weapon had been handy. Denmark is thriving, the li ing standard is high, but Cana dians are much better off, he concluded after spending a cou pie of weeks in his native coun try.' Canadian taxes may be higl but not in comparison wit! much of Europe. Food and en entertainment costs are m u c h higher there, he reports. An eye ning at a good Lethbridge res taurant is much more econo- mical. Danish beer, in fact costs less in Lethbridge than in Denmark. He said it is a mistake to as- sume the complete absence oi film censorship is expressed mainly in an increase in porno- graphic films. The Danish film industry is producing a good deal of exciting and innovative material with little or no porno- graphic intent, which is attri- butable to the climate of filr freedom. Heart drive plans made Plans were formulated re- cently, to expand the business canvass of the 1971 Lethbridge heart fund drive to be held the 'irst few days of February, 1971. LaVar Payne, business chair- man for the Lethbridge cam- >aign, said this year a more determined appeal will be made to the professions. Mr. Payne said, in the last fear, the Alberta Heart Foun- dation has devoted more money to heart research than my other province in Canada ther than Ontario. for 1971 Preliminary budget released Lcthbridge's 1971-1975 liminary capital budget pre- lists total requirements of for next year and :i total bor- rowing capacity for the year of The budget, released by Tom Nutting, city manager, has cap- ital works to be undertaken next year totalling but to this is added that still must be borrowed to pay for ihe city's secondary sewage treatment facilities. Financing for these funds may be arranged through the Alberta Municipal Financinj Corporation or through Centra Mortgage and Housing Corpor- ation. Allister Findlay, finance di- rector, notes in the budget pre- amble that if the sewage de- benture debt is considered as a utility, the city is well within generally established guide- lines for the amount of debt a city should incur. Total general debt charges for 1970 amounted to 21 per cent of the total tax levy, but if sanitary sewers, sewage dis- posal and secondary treatment are excluded the figure drops to 14 per cent. The guidelines recommend annual snd interest charges not exceeding 20 per cent of tile total tax levy. Financing of the deficit on the sewage facilities remains to be worked out. Rep- resentation to the provincial cabinet for some form of as- sistance is to be made in Janu- ary. Aside from the usual public works programs, the. only major capital expense b'sted for 1971 is for repairs to :he Henderson Lake pool, which has been losing water for some time. Lost water through leakage has cost about a ye and has been spent rar in repairs. Mr. Nutting says the city h 10 legal recourse against eith he designers or original co ractor at this time and tt city must pay for tte repair although they may not cost tl estimated Priority in 1972 is given to new public library and a cove ed pool in north Lethbridge. The library cost estimate has risen from in 1961! to The planned building would serve a population of 000 and should function satis- factorily for 25 years. Mr. Nutting says in his intro- duction to the budget the pro- Dosal presented by Iho library hoard for such a facility should be "given serious study as to possible viable alternatives." The covered pool in North Lethbridge would Ira a 25-1 dents. metre, L shaped indoor pool with a separate diving basin. It is recommended it be built in conjunction with a major school complex, or in an area easily accessible to most stu- Do-it-yourself breathalyzer kit AMA's Police Yourself plan aimed at holiday driving Seal fund now past 75 per cent The Lethbridge and distrii TB Christmas seal und this year has reachec more than 75 per cent of objective. At the 24th opening of urns raised this year otal to slightly les nan last year's total of or the comparable period an higher than 1968's collec ions of In 1967 dona ions totalled for Ui eriod. The city's health unit reports :iat for July 1 to Sept. 30 thi ear 397 tuberculin tests wer iven with nine positive reac ons. Two persons Were ac mitted to sanatoriums. A tota f 233 persons were x-rayed. Last year in the city best x-rays were taken .ant 12 abnormalities found. Three ev? active eases of TB wer iscovered and eight persons ere admitted to sanatoriums f tuberculin tests giver st year, 131 were postive. Funds collected by th liristmas sea! fund are user. T research and prevention o berculosis, lung cancer, em lysema and other respiratory seases as well as for an ex nsive study into air pollutior nd its health hazards. HOYT'S SLEEP SHOP 324 13th St. N. See SANDY Al: PHONE 328-4441 SAVE SAVE SAVE EXAMPLE: SPRING MORN Box Spring and Mattress Single Bed size 6 legs. Regular 74.95............... SPECIAL SPRING MORN Box Spring and Mattress Double Bed size 6 legs J Qr Regular 8595 SPECIAL Qtff.JJ BEDROOM SUITE Contemporary style, 60" Triple Dresser, 4 drawer chest, bend end and rails, spring morn box spring and mattress. Regular 523.95 SPECIAL He said motorists may police themselves in a variety of ways including letting someone else drive, taking a taxi, cutting down on the intake of alcohol, lated traffic accidents, injuries, Or by administering a breaUi The Alberta Motor Associa- tion Wednesday unveiled its holiday safety campaign Police Yourself, aimed at cuiting down the number of alcohol-rc- and deaths during the Christ- mas and New Year's season. The theme Police Yourself suggests that motorists who have been drinking should take it upon themselves to ensure they are capable of driving be- fore getting behind the wheel. John Rhodes, southern Al- berta manager of the AMA, speaking for AMA chairman R. L. Jardine, said it boils down to an awareness on the part of drivers that alcohol does seri- ously impair the ability to op- erate a motor vehicle. It also should give them an awareness of their individual responsibil- ity to protect the lives and safe- ty of themselves and other ci- tizens. Pension sessions Meetings designed to answer queries on the Canada Pension 3lan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement ivill be held in Blairmore, Dec. 17 and Pincher Creek, Dec. 18. Fieldman G. R. Stewart, will attend the meetings to answer questions and to provide as- sistance in the filing of appli- cations for benefits received mder these programs. The Blairmore meeting will >e at 10 a.m. in the federal milding and the Pincher Creek meeting at 9 a.m. in the town hall. test to determine the percent- age of alcohol in the blood stream. Mr. Rhodes said the adage "don't drink and drive" is still the best, but experience has shown it just doesn't get the message to the public. The policy of the AMA re- garding alcohol and vehicles is "If you do drink, and find that you must drive, at the very least take all possible precau- tions to ensure your safe ar- rival home." As part of the campaign, the AMA has a limited supply of mobile breath alcohol testers available to the public at cost. They sell for ?1.75. Mr. Rhodes said various testers are avail- able throughout the city and they vary in cost and in ac- curacy. "In all cases they should be used as a guide for responsible actions to ensure safe driving conditions." The AMA has given the Uni- versity of Alberta to re- search breathalyzers in an ef- fort to improve the testing ap- paratus. The present breathaly- zers give an accurate figure for what they test but they leave doubts in some areas such as body weight and men- tal conditions. Mr. Rhodes said drivers should not gamble with their lives or their operator's li- cence. They should temper so- cializing with common sense. Four youths plead guilty The annual fad of destroying festive season decorations has started in the city. Four local youths appeared in mag- istrate's court Wednesday to answer to charges of theft un- der The four pleaded guilty to stealing a flood light from a lawn in the city Dec. 4, and .hey were remanded for one week for a presentence report. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson said he could think of no rea- son why one person or a group of people would have to tamper with private property used "by :itizens during the festive sea- on to decorate their homes. The reason given for stealing he light was: "We thought we d use it." SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 Your NEW Authorized Dealer JEEP" TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd Si. S. Phone 327-1418 Glidden Paint Centre HOYT'S NORTH LETHBRIDGE 324 13th ST. N. PHONE 328-4441 Shop and save at Glidden Paint Centre this week. Everything you need to dress up the home for the holidays! SCOTCH PINE TREES 6-foot with 109 tips. Com- plete with stand and pack- ing box. Regular 22.95. Christmas 4 Q QC Special...... 10.99 7-foot with 123 tips. Com- plete with stand and pack- ing box. Regular 27.50. Christmas OO QC with 147 tips. Com- plete with stand and pack- ing box. Regular 31.95. Christmas OC QC Special......C3.WU 6-foot with 123 tipi. Com- plete with stand and pack- ing box. Regular 25.95. Christmas BLUE SPRUCE TREES 6-foot wifh 123 tips. Com- I 7-foot with 147 tips. Com- plete with stand and pack- I plctc with stand and pack- ing box. Regular 31.95. Christmas fJC QC ing box. Regular 25.95. Chrirtmas gO.95 Special Special...... OPEN TILL 9 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY! Convenient Terms! No Interest Or Carrying Charges! Take Up To 6 months To Fay Glidden Paint Centre 318 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 328-4595 ;