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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SKI VACATIONS Inquire re Ski Holidays available Banff Laurentians Colorado ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Phone 328-3201 The LetKbrulge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridgc, Alberta, Wednesday, December 22, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BtDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA SEE US FOR All YOUR OPTICAL NEEDS Dangerous driving big trouble A Standoff woman, Anna Wells, prohibited from driving a car in Canada for three years, sentenced to one day in jail, placed on probation for years and prohibited from owning a car in Canada, when she pleaded guilty in Fort Macleod to a charge of dangerous driving. Provincial Judge C. V. Ben- nett stipulated Wells had to ab- stain from excessive drinking of alcohol for two years. The charge resulted from the collision of a pick up truck and a farm swather on a bridge over the Bow River on High- way 2 rbout one mile north of Standoff Aug. 23. A passenger in the Wells truck, Galina Brave Rock, died as a result of injuries received in the accident. Wells pleaded guilty to dan- gerous driving. The more sen ous charge of criminal negli- gence was dropped. If you drive., don91 Booze doesn't help One to four per cent oi driv- ers on (ho road those with blood alcohol levels of .10 or more arc accounting for about 50 to 55 per cent of all single vehicle crashes in which drivers are killed. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. PHONE 327.2822 Education fakes 54 per cent City gets 88 per cent of next year's tax levy Library asks council to rconsider The chairman of the Lett- bridge library board has called on city council to reconsider its refusal Monday to allow library SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, DEC. 23rd SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Nice dark brown armless lounge; RCA 19" portable TV and stand; Modern buffet; Good complete 481' bed; Leatherette lounge; Westinghouse 19" portable TV and stand; Complete HO electric train set; Beatty pressure pump- Large oil heater with fan; Corner counter top; RCA Victor 21" TV; Singer Treadle sewing machine; Large pool table with cues and fridge; Sheet of brown arborite; Folding doors; Wig; Pole lamp; G.E. electric sweeper; Shotgun; .22 rifle; 7' x 8' garage door and track; Small folding picnic table and 4 stools; Occ. chair; Rocking horse; Trike; TV stand; Punch bowls; x 7' sliding doors and track. Sink; Chest of drawers; Selection of gas and electric ranges; Decanter set; Basket chair and cover; Tool box; Doors and windows; Stuffed animal toys; Record player; Magazine rack; Beam scale: Old wash stand; Old out- board motor; Trailer mirror; Vibrator. _____________ SPECIALS Sunbeam Electric Snow Blower (Like New) Good Bell and Howcll 8mm Movie Camera Kodak 8mm Projector Flood Light FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 expansion to the Central School I posed library building as the I "We hope council will recon- property. W. S. Russell predicted pub- lic hostility if council proceeds with plans suggested by alder- men this week to expand the library onto more propety at its current site at Gait Gardens. Council rejected a library board recommendation that a new larger public library bs built at the Central School property a square block around 5lh Ave. between 8th and 9th St. S. The library board saw the larger property with the pro- REMEMBER! Make your Christmas Complete with FLOWERS from the MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Phone 327-1515 core of a downtown civic ccn-J sider because in building the li- tre that would include Ihe Bow- man Arts Centre, Yates Mem- orial Centre, Civic Sports Cen- tre complex, tile YMCA and fu- ture facilities such as a garden and walkway plaza. "The library board is disap- pointed the Mr. Russell said of council rejection of the civic centre concept. Precautions beat thieves Don't make theft easy for the common thief. As a special holiday warning city police ask all car owners and drivers to make sure their vehicles are securely locked before they are left unattended. Police also request that no luggage, parcels or personal property be left on car seats where they may be easily seen and offer temptation to a pos- siblt thief. "Hunting season is now over and all guns should be removed from the display racks In pick- up said a police offi- cial. All car owners are urged to keep accurate records of the descriptions of any items left in their cars. The records should include serial numbers, colors and identifying marks. NEW FROM CAMM'S For your Gala Christmas and New Year's Parties Choose a pair of these exquisite DRESSY SLINGS by EMPRESS Available in Silver or Block Kid under gloss. Other dressy slings in Red, Navy, or Black look. Gift Suggestions MISSES' LEATHER 9 SNOW BOOTS Granny look. Fully o'lon HI STYLE BOOTS Wot look with insulated lining, leotn- rrs with warm pile lining. All sizes in 14" and 16" heights Black or Brown, A wonderful gift for daugh- ter or wife. FASHION HANDBAGS A large selection in botli leathers find wot looks. SEE OUR CHRISTMAS WINDOW DISPLAY Open Thursday till 9 p.m. CAMM'S I 403-5th Sire) S. SHOES SLIPPER GIFTS Mon'i Packard and Foam ladies' Snuggle Bugs and brsry we should be thinking not of a short time, but 50 years down the road." Library board vice-chairman Mrs. G. MacLeod and chief librarian George Dew express- ed similar disappointment that council apparently rejected the long-term view for the short. Mr. Dew said the downtown core concept, wliat he a "civic pleasant place" conic provide a satisfying environ ment for the public, particular ly older people with time to browse. Mr. Russell said there will be public opposition if the city de tides to take up land at Gal' Gardens for a new librarj building and parking, particu lady from people concerned H that Hie cenotaph remain un-1 j; disturbed. The library board chairman said he was sympathetic to the economic "pressures" influenc- ing council, "but I feel council has missed the opportunity to create something important." lly UICI1AKI) BL'IIKK Staff Writer City requisitions account for per cent of the proposed tax levy for 1972. Of ths 70 mills established by Ihe administration as the total levy for next year, 26.B2 mills are rcquird for city operations. The figure represents a 2.8- nill increase over 1971. The budget was presented in Is entirety to council Monday ivith the city manager's request that it he approved before the end of the year. The budget is based on one mill providing 598.000 in 1972 compared to one mil providing this year. Under other municipal levies, the list is brcken down to pro- vide for the hospital school and planning requisitions. For Ihe provincial school foundation program, the city will be required to pay Ite figure was 000 mills! in com- pared with S2.SI.1.021 (25.8 mills) in 1971. The Lclhbridge public school board has requisitioned (9.7 mills) for 1972. This year. The Lethbridge' Municipal Hospital has requisitioned (100 (3.-I-! millsi for next year and used (3.2 mills) this year. Th; Health Unit has budget- ed for (1.3 up T h c Lethbridge school board requires (2.49 mills I in 1972 compared wilh (2.0 mills) this year. The total tax levy for educa- tion is 54 per cent of the over- all mill requirement. over 1971 and the Auxil- scparate iary. Hospital requires Drivers kept in jail cells Lethbridge city police report impaired drivers have been in jail cells the last four nights. All of the impaired drivers held overnight were released the following morning and dates were set for court appearances. A person found guilty of im- paired driving is liable to lose his driving privileges for eight montns end faces a fine of no less than WE HAVE MOVED ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC 222- -5th St. S. SCHWARTZ BLDG. 328-4095 Sick's display is enlarged The city's largest display of Christmas lights on the Sick's Lethbridge Brewery hill, has been enlarged. Fifteen large spruce trees were transplanted onto the gar- den site earlier this year and now arc fully decorated with lights. Four other displays, in- cluding a large "Santa's head" and elves working on Christ- mas toys, have been added. It took five men. 10 days eight hours per set up the display, a brewery spokes- man said. The lights are on every evening. (.12 of a down from 143 this year. The hospitals and health unit account for seven per cent of the total tax levy. The Alberta planning fund, through which the Oldman Riv- jer Regional Planning Commis- 1 sion requisitions its money, has asked for (A of a mill) as the city's contribution. This year, the city paid 745 (.3 of a mill) t'o the plan- ning fund. Mean thief A mean thief struck Sunday night when he stole a 10-foot- higli Douglas fir tree from the yard of Elrich Look, 2502 9th Ave. N. City police report the tree was cut about I wo feet above the ground leaving only a bare slump. The tree was valued at about A police investigation con- tinues. We would like to wh h our friends and customers A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR1 QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH BISSETT ELECTRIC (1971) 226 12lh St. A N. Phone 327-7508 Now Under ihe New Ownership of LEON J. CZAJKOWSKI Authorized Dealer and Service Centre For PIONEER CHAIN SAWS ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1562 2nd Ave. 5. Phone 328-3388 HOLIDAY HOURS: RESTAURANT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24th, Christmas Evc- We Welcome Guests to p.m. Closing at p.m. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25th, Christmas Day Open 12 Noon to p.m. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26th CLOSED ALL DAY! MONDAY, DECEMBER 27th Open 4 p.m. to a.m. IN THE OLD TRADmON OP WtSltHN WOSPrTAUTY testaulatit Phone 328-7756 for Reservations! Anglo o Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO A'.. HA. So you did wait until the last min- ute to do your shopping. Don't worry, you can still say Merry Christmas with Flowers! Frache Flowers are as trad- itional as your Christmas Tree! Fresh Cuf Floral Arrangements Priced from S6 to Flowering Plants Chrysanthemum, Poinsetias, Azalem. From 7.50 MAY WE SUGGEST A LASTING GIFT OF if Permanent Flowers With Christmas Molif. Arrangement from Frache's Christmas Special Consists of Mums, Spray Mums and White Pii Christmas Special, only FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322-6th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-5747 LAST-MINUTE GIFT SUGGESTIONS "READY TO GO UNDER THE TREE All JEWELLERY BEAUTIFULLY GIFT WRAPPED AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. DIAMOND RINGS GIFTWARE WATCHES DIAMOND EARRINGS NECKLACES and CUFFLINK SETS CORDLESS CLOCKS CHAINS and CHARMS PIERCED EARRINGS JEWELLERY MEN'S BOYS' WEAR 406 13 ST. NORTH PHONE 327-7610 OPEN TILL 9 P.M. ;