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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUPERIOR 13 DAY MEXICAN FIESTA FOR CO-OP MEMBERS Departing from Calgary January 1971 Only per person Based on double occupancy For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centra Village Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The LctKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, December 15, 1970 PAGES 15 TO 24 Treat Everyone To Dotlciout Alberta Roast Beef-On-A-Bun Available] Only at ERICKSEN'S Take-Out No. 2-1705 M.M. Drive S. Phono 328-7751 okayed Incentive grants for city projects Grants totalling almost Planning Commission in 000 for two Lethbridge projects worth million liave been announced by the federal de- partment of regional economic expansion. Moore Business Forms of Vancouver will receive for a business forms manufac- turing plant at 2925 5th Ave. N. Of this amount. is being granted on the basis of 11 per cent of the estimated capital cost of The remainder is given for the 85 jobs created, at per job. The plant is to be built in stages over several years. The first phase Will have about square feet of floor space. The final additions will bring the total to square feet. Initial employment is expect- ed to be between 25 and 30 per- sons, rising to about 85 when the plant is completed. The project was approved in principle by the Municipal tember. City council last montl: approved an extension oi Moore's completion deadline to April 30, 1972. A spokesman for the firm has said construction may not start until next spring. Detailed plans have not yet been received by the city's building inspector. Kirchner Machine Ltd. ol Lethbridge are going aheac with the construction of a S68, 000 plant addition, made pos- sible by a grant under the federal incentives program Marvin Kirchner, office man- ager of the firm, said the new facilities will be used as an as- sembly and manufacturing ex- tension and will almost double the plant capacity. Mr. Kirchner said the new addition will also mean a staff increase for new machinery being contemplated. Kirchner Machine now employes 25 per sons. The addition is expected to be completed by early spring. Gruenwald to seek Socred West ticket It is understood Dick Gruen- wald, a trustee on both the Lethbridge Community College and Lethbridge separate school boards, will announce this Fencing dub championships start Friday The Lethbridge fencing club will hold its women's cham- pionship matches Friday at 7 p.m. in the Bowman Art Cen- tre. Men's championsips will be held Dec. 23 starting at p.m., also in the Bowman Arts Centre. The matches are open both to public .participation and pub- lic audience, and any non- members interested in them may register at Wednesday's regular club sessions at Bow- man, from to p.m. week his intention to seek the provincial Social Credit nomi- nation for West Lethbridge. Mr. Gruenwald, a city insur- ance agent, has never before run for a provincial riding. Involved in trustee work for the past 20 years, he is a past president of the Canadian Cath- olic School Trustees' Associa- tion and a past president of the Alberta School Trustees' Association. He held the latter position for the unusual length of two years. He will be the first candidate to announce Ms decision to run for a Lethbridge Socred nomi- nation. Neither the West or East Socred associations has set a date for nomination meetings for the next election, expected in late spring, 1971. TB SEALS The Lethbridge and district Kinsmen TB fund reached Christmas almost 81 seal per cent of its objective at the 27th opening of returns. McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY OFFERS A COMPLETE SELEGTfQS CHRISTMAS CHEER KETTLES The Salvation Army has established five Christmas Cheer Kettle locations in Lethbridge and one in downtown Taber, seeking donations to be used in purchase of Christmas hampers for needy families. The Lethbridge kettles ore located at Simpsons-Sears, Woolco and Batons, with two other kettles on other down- town corners. The money is placed in the Army's emergency welfare account, and this year will be used to fill requests for about 500 hampers and vouchers. The kettles will be out all day each weekday until Christmas. Location of golf course hinges on servicing costs FOR CHRISTMAS Just a few of the many, many cameras and accessories at ore than competitive prices Check our selection and save oney! 5 mm CAMERAS (COMPACTS) 64.95 64.95 61.95 103.95 118.95 1O9.95 Olympus Trip 35 (chrome) Olympus Trip 35 (chrome) Ricoh Hi-Color 35 Konica C35 Canonet O.L. 19 Canonet Q.L. 17 Zeiss Ikon Vilcssa 500 A.E. 35 MM SINGLE LENS REFLEX CAMERAS Minolta SRT. 101...................... 209.95 500 DTL Zeiss Ikon Icarex 35 C.S...................179.00 Konica Autoreflcx T Asahi Pentox Spotmatic 1.8 STL Icicaflex S.L............. 209.95 199.95 190.00 .849.00 MOVIE CAMERAS Kobena 321 Super 8 708 Canon Zoom Argus 816 Super Eight...... Bell and Howell 308 Bolex 160 Macrozoom 99.50 199.95 169.95 139.95 359.50 HOTO ACCESSORIES (Exposure Meters) Vivatar Model 43 (C.D.S.) 21.95 Vivatar Model 30........................ 12.95 Vivilar Model 24 C.D.S................... 19 Uophot S Ikopliol 21.50 ikopho: T C.D.S................. 49.SO Kalimar Clip-on 10.95 Kalimar Auto-Dila 14.95 ELECTRONIC FLASH Cl 59.50 Rogula Variant FM 39.95 Regula Variant F.S....................... 49 95 Reguln Variant C.T..................... FREE ADVICE ON ALL PKOTOGRPAH1C NEEDS! CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE! Open Till 6 p.m. Wednesday and p.m.Thursday and Friday Nightsl McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lefhbridge Call 327-3555 (or freo home delivery. The question of the relative cost of servicing land in Section nine, north of the city, as op- josed to West Lethbridge was referred by city council Mon- day to the finance committee for discussion. If council decides that the estimated cost of servicing Sec- lion nine is low enough to make it desirable to annex the land ror use as an industrial park, i proposed golf course for young people planned for a part of the area would probably have to be relocated. Informa t i o n submitted to council by Tom Nutting, city manager, showed that the esti- mated cost of servicing Section nine so that it could accom- modate light industry would be about For about 000 it could be serviced for heavy industry the type with fairly large amounts of sewage. By contrast, servicing of land in West Lethbridge would come to approximately Alderman C. W. Chichester, I Recreation Association that is a director on the management and development board of the Lethbridge and District Youth Marketing meeting Harry Hargrave, Alberta agricultural marketing c o m- missioner, who has just return- ed from Japan, will speak about marketing Alberta agri- cultural products tonight at in the Exhibition Pavilion. Linda Pickell, a marketing specialist with the provincial j government, will report on her recent successful provincial i pork promotion. The meeting is co sponsored by the Lethbridge Chamber of; Commerce and the provincial j department of a g r i culture. I developing the golf course, out- lined the decisions made to date by council regarding the proposed facility. He noted that council had ap- proved the project in principle when it was first proposed in May. If council were to renege on that decision would the city then be responsible for any costs incurred so far by the as- sociation and for the relocation of the golf course, he asked. He said he didn't think any industrial land would be sold in that area for 20 years, whereas if the golf course went ahead it would attract residential devel- opment to the surrounding area. Japan cited as for Alberta far import head of Holslein j coal cattle annually for some time, Australia moves into ETV The school purchase Southern Alberta farmers should find additional substan- tial markets in Japan, Harry Hargravc, marketing commis- sioner for the Alberta govern- ment, told the Lethbridge Ro- tary Club Monday. Beef, pork, honey, frozen vegetables, and alfalfa pellets were some of the products he said Japan might import in large quantity. Korea wanted barley and dairy cattle. Mr. Hargrave, formerly with the Canada Research Station at Lethbridge, resigned as sec- ond-top man in the PFRA last summer to lake his present post in Edmonton. Japan is just getting an ap- petite for beef, he said. Con- sumption is five pounds per capita per year, compared with 86 in Canada. A sample shipment of 34 beef carcasses from the Can- ada Packers plant in Calgary was opened in Tokyo just last weekend, ha reported, and af- ter nearly three weeks in tran- sit it was in excellent condi- tion and thoroughly impressed the Japanese meat trade. increasing affluence is making beef within the reach of. more people, he said. The famous Kobe beef is worth up to and even per commercial animal weigh- ing perhaps pounds at four Beef is a big item in the eco- j 1 1' n Q. nomy of Hokkaido, Japan's II JULlUJjLll ft northernmost island, but the cattle are housed all winter and all feed must be kept under cover. This adds to pro- duction costs. Frozen boneless pork loins from Canada are a big hit in il contracts with Japan, but cattle annually for some 'time, Australia sells 50 per cent and Canada could have some j more than the Canadian con- of that market. It wants wood I tracts. I f Canada wants to pulp and Alberta is a poten- i build markets In that part of tial source Beef tallow anil I tiie world, she must gei to lard may also figure in Can- j know the people better. Mr. ada-Korca trade. Hargrave said more travel Canada is excited over her' would lead to more trade.____ .artv of real trees Japan, Mr. Hargrave reported. Japanese domestic honey production has been cut in half in 10 years, due to industriali- zation and pollution, and Can- ada has a potentially large market there. A 300-ton bulk order (in 650-pound drums) has recently been placed at Coal- dale. Japan has shown consider- able interest in frozen peas, beans and potato chips from southern Alberta. Mr. Hargrave, who visisted the Orient a few weeks ago, said Korea is also interested in Canadian goods. It is not as prosperous as Japan. There is a good deal of real poverty, but Seoul city. a busy modern Korea wants Canadian bar- ley for stock feed. It plans to Correction Tlie picture on page 11 of Monday's Herald showing a lesidence damaged by a car carried an incorrect address. The residence is 1419 6th Ave. S., not 1415 6th Ave. S. The house is owned by Joe Luchan- sky, not George Meheden, as stated in the story. Lethb ridge separate sion sets. St. Basil's School ts board lias approved' already equipped with ETV yiuv.iu.ie of about worth j equipment, on a rental basis of educational television equip-1 from Alberta Government Tele- ment. for use early in the I phones. spring. Catholic Central High School The district plans to fully will likely have hvo complete equip each of its six schools j camera and VTR units due to with a television c a m e r a. j its size. videotape recorder and televi- j Bob K j m m j 11. separate schools superintendent, said there are also plans to give the district's librarians and per- haps some teachers a special course in ETV use, which would likely be arranged through either the Lethbridge Community College or Univers- ity of Lethbridge. The public school board re- cently decided to purchase ETV equipment for its 15 schools, in- cluding Dorothy G-ooder School for Retarded Children, at an estimated cost of about Both boards have purchased instead of renting because over a three or five year period purchase is substantially less than is rental cost. The equipment will be used both to produce local and in- ternal school and classroom videotapes, and to play back tapes acquired from the de- partment of education. The de- partment now has 592 tapes catalogued, moat of them 20 to 30 minutes long. Two companies are seeking ETV contracts: Shibaden and Sony. Both are Japan based firms with excellent reputa- tions. Shibaden has been dem- onstrating its equipment in Lethbridge for some time, and is in the process of establishing a maintenance centre in the city. The popularity of genuine Christmas trees is dwindling, as synthetic trees find their place in more homes every year. Retail sales personnel and seasonal tree salesmen verify the statement, saying although many people still prefer a real tree at Christmas, the conven- ience and safety factors offered by artificial trees -ire becom- ing deciding factors. Artificial trees are, however, considerably more expensive, ranging from about S6 for a small type to around for a lush seven footer. Add a stand, lights, tinsel, icicles, a star, glass decorations, and ths homemaker could be looking at a total cash outlay in the neigh- borhood of to The price of real trees runs from for a fir or spruce, to about for Scotch pines. The decorating of Christmas trees, whether genuine or arti- ficial, remains one of the most widely practised customs in the world. It is estimated there will be Christmas trees decorat- ed in Lethbridge over the fes- tive season. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 IN OUR ART GALLERY PAINTINGS OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA BY DON FRACHE GERALD TAILFEATHERS BRENT R. IAYCOCK AND OTHERS DOWNTOWN PoN FIFTH interest to both farmers and j businessmen. There is no ad-U; mission charge. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR SHOE REPAIR MIKE HANZEL 317-7IH STREET SOUTH R. AKROYD LTD PLUMBING-HEATING and GASFITTING 2634 21st Ave. S. For New Installations and Alterations Phone 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES 81? CHOOSE A GIFT FOR YOUR HUSBAND WIFE GIRLFRIEND SWEETHEART BOSS SECRETARY JEWEL CASES LIGHTERS WALLETS SHEAFFER WHITE DOT PEN AND PENCIL SETS SHAEFFER DESK SETS WALL PLAQUES, ETC. THE COLLEGE MALL arcjucrifc Phone 328-9736 SVIN IRICKSEN'S FiNE FOODS AND BAKERY 2 Locations to Serve You: Corner 3rd Avenue, Mayor Magrath Drive South, Phone 328-8161 1701 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-775! Now Featuring: CHRISTMAS FRUIT CAKE Dark or Light Available in I, 1, 3 pound 4 sizes and up! Plain, per Ib............... I With Almond Paste and Decorated. Per Ib. CHRSTMAS PUDDING 80c Mb. 1.55 2.25 We invite you to contact our Store Manageress, MRS. will be pleased to assist you with your requirements! Also a complete selection of MINCE PIES MINCE TARTS MINCE CUSHIONS SHORTBREADS CHRISTMAS COOKIES ;