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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta insurance company go to. ward thj new arena. 16 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Triday, December 54, 1971 City plans for arena, funds It may be some time before f find awarded Lire insurance the city receives the full pay- rout met, ini-iil for the ID.-S of the old parlial paymont LclhbndSc Arena ;vook wjll go into a The city manger has accept-j u.vlil litigation proceedings cd a KK.im cheque in partial' have been completed, payment and has inslructcd the AH monov received from the caty solicitor to go lo court in January to obtain an additional from Lloyd's of Can- ada insurance company. The original claim of was filed by the city in June following the fire March 12 which destroyed the arena. The dispute between the city i and tlie insurance company re- volves around liic assessment of the building and the insur-: eiK'fi premiums prtid on it. City Manager Tom Nutting said the rity has been accused by the insurance company of having the arena appraised at lower value than it was worth j so a lower premium could be The city does not intend to Pald- sit still and allow Glendale He said the city's view is! Recreation Ltd. re-establish tot the insurance company jUle Glendale Bowling Alley in appraised the building lower Holiday Village. than it was worth so that it j A court injunction was could bring in a lower tender! sued to Art Batty, president of '---------------------------------------I Holiday Village Ltd. Thursdav permitting reconstruction of the bowling facilities. City Solicitor John Hammond said the city need not apply to have the injunction dissolved within 48 hours. No time limit has been set by the court' for T6ifiTt such action, j thc injection j., j force, the city is not allowed to stop Glondale Recreation Ltd, from resuming its business in the bowling alley. Mr. Hammond said, however, the city will take action to have tlie order removed, but would not say when. The injunction states Holiday ntends to comply with commitments estab- lished by tire city "as soon as action Tlie library board will hold a special niet-iirg Tuesday lo de- termine its next course of ac-, tton to try and secure the Cen-l tra! property as the site for the' P j'S new library. He said, however, he did j 'Ieave tte ,e v think there are considerations j 91 parking stalls short of the of which some council mem-; number required under the bers are not aware. zonirig bj-laWi Council Monday rejected the i At a development appeal Central School site and voted board meeting last week, tiie fa favor of investigating the lawyer for Holiday Village Ltd. possibility of using the present said, "ft is not possible to pro- library site at Gait Gardens for vide additional parking" on the the new facility. site. Aldermen Vera Ferguson told i The Herald she, Aid. Vaughan Hembroff and Aid. Steve Kotch voted for that resolution as a delaying tactic to try to gain more support for the Central School location. Tuxis Parliament opens on Sunday The 52nd annual Tuxis and Older Boys Parliament of Al- berta will be held in Letli- bridge from Sunday to Dec. 31 in Room C740 at the University of Lelbnridge. Eighty young men from the province, aged 15 to 2J years, hold a model parliament. The public is invited to attend. Local participants include Dave Elakeley, minister of fi- nance and national affairs; Pat Coristine, provincial secretary; and Brian Pritehard, deputy provincial secretary. On the opposition side. Al Pollock will be director of so- cial affairs and Dave Redel will be his deputy. a goal of making Informed and Premier for the sessions will dedicated youth leaders and be Bob Hawkesworth of Ed- monton and alternative leader of the opposition will be Jim Cunningham of Rocky Moun- tain House. The model parliament is sponsored by the Tuxis and Older Boys Parliament of Al- berta Alumni Society, with Dwight Jensen the Lembridge chairman. Tuxis is a Christian organiza- tion composed of young men from churches in Alberta gath- ered into a model parliament to debate matters of relevance and interest. It was organized for Christian leadership training service with be Don Jansen of Edmonton, and deputy premier will be John Tuttle, also of Edmonton. Leader of the opposition will good citizens. The model parliament alter- nates between Lelhbridge, Cal- gary and Edmonton. City still waiting for works grants fj -BRYAN WILSON PHOTO while visions of sugar plums Delayed The announcement of who will fill the vice-president's post at the University of Leth- i bridge will not be made until Dec. 28. Acting president. Dr. Bill Beckel said he hac! planned to j make the announcement today j but has been unable to put the j necessary finishing touches on i the matter. LEROY'S PLUMBING AND GASpiTTING IEROY Phone IRLENDSON 328-8403 BISSETT ELECTRIC (1971) 226 12th St. A N. Phone 327-7508 Now Under the New Ownership of LEON J. CZAJKOWSKI Authorized Dealer and Service Centre For PIONEER CHAIN SAWS Nursing home patients get break Alberta nursing home pa-1 They are happy tha-t. their pa-; adjust to the holiday rate paid The problem occurs because tiente can take up to 17 days' Bents are extended leaves with-1 less than the regular -.11 hnme a year off for holidays without j out either having to cover the rate of subsidy to cover their f patients losing their beds. i full cost of the nursing home: overheads but feel that some m" taltc ot Tlie Alberta Hospital Services I bed S9-5" Twr two Calgary nursing homes may day leave at one time while Commission, in a telegram to i have difficulty making ends regular services will have to be maintained for other pa tients. Betty Paskuski, director of nursing for Edith Cavell Nurs- ing Home, says the municipal- ity could help offset holiday The city Is still awaiting word on the federal winter works pro- gram submitted in early No- vember. City Manager Tom Nutting told The Herald he has "a strong feeling" the city will re- ceive between and for projects to be work- ed on during the winter and completed by May 31. One application, to undertake river valley improvement and tree pruning and planting in the city, was rejected within 10 days of submission, he said. The application had an incor- rect calculation of the labor portion of Hie project. Another application for the same project has since been submitted and could still be approved by the Jan. 31 deadline. Mr. Nutting said lie was en- couraged in a recent talk with the deputy minister of the pro- vincial department of labor and manpower. The projects submitted under j capital improvements are: expansion of the water I works system West Lethbridge capital works and limited conver- sion of overhead wires to an underground network Two projects submitted by lo- cal organizations have not yet been approved, a spokesman for Canada Manpower said. The University of Lethbridgi has planned work on four la- bor-intensive projects totalling The Lethbridge Flying Club applied for a grant to re- pair the roof on its hangar at Kenyon Field. Under the program, the fed- eral government will pay for 75 per cent of the labor costs of approved projects. STRETCH MOVING? nursing home operators, said it j The previous regulation stat- has amended nursing home' ed that patients would be sub- regulations to provide for the I sidized for two days w h i 1 e holiday leave. away, but were required to Previous regulations allowed cover the full cost of their beds, a patient only two days leave if away longer, before provincial nursing home! Only a handful of the pa- bed subsidies were cui off. tients hi city nursing homes Under the new regulations are expected to take advan-1 the AHSC will pay a S5 per-day tage of the increased holiday mcet- bed subsidy while a patient is on a holiday leave. Hie regu- lar bed cost to the province is per day in addition to a S3 daily fee a patient personal- ly covers. News of the amendment was well received by the two Leth- bridge nursing home operators. City Hall slmts down City Hall will be closed for the next four days, spokes-' Monday is trie staff holiday ,.iost pa- in licu of Christmas Day and Hents here are not physically j Tuesday is the day off for Box- able to be away longer periods Day- of time. Those that join their j The Clty advises families require extensive help j some departments may be dif- in conducting daily duties. I ficult to readl on Dec. 31 be- City operators say they can callEe half of staff wiu be leave period. This, nursing home men say. is because most pa- MERRY CHRISTMAS Have a jolly good holiday full of love and laughter! TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Ave. South Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" SEASON'S GREETINGS To our STUDENTS and FRIENDS ABC DRIVSNG ACADEMY Phone 327-1241 706 3rd Ave. S. off that day as well. i CITY MAN ELECTED Casey Vandenbrink, presi- dent cf Foreign Car Lethbridge j Ltxl., has been elected to the j board of directors for the Fed- eration of Automobile Dealer j Associations of Canada. leave losses. The City of Lethbridge could follow some other Alberta mu- nicipalities and drop the busi- ness tax amounting to al- most SI .SCO per year for her nursing home, she said. Nursing homes should be af- forded the same privilege high rise apartment owners who arc not required to pay business tax. In addition, she said, most revenues earned from high-rises are funnelled out of the city. OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES GET THE FACTS HE1NITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPtETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitationi Announcement! (24 Hour Service If Necessary! Bride Books Thank You Cards Napkins Matches We provide Complimentary Head Table Place Cards with each Orrjorl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely monu- ment to honor your loved ones. Wo will bo pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "Wo hav- boon Salisfyinn Customers for Over 60 Years" 325 8lh St. lotribtidgn Phone 377.3920 BEAT DRY WINTER HEAT! Comfort, depends on con- trolled humidity. Dry win- ter nir causes a parched feel- ing in tho nose and thront, dry skin, dry Imir nnd static r.leclricity. D Our now power humidifier slops (his. Give n call, we'll install it on your furnnco in two hours, then give your furnace a free inspection, n No wasted Tyntnr, it. nil ROOH into your nir. Adds more than three pints nn how if needed. This unique comfort aid Adda just the amount of moisture you it. for. winter-time comfort call: CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avnnuo S. Phone 328-3388 Certified dealor We wish the very best for you peace, prosperity! AQUARIUS TROPICAL FISH 524 6th St. S. StltehM. Now competitors are getting exclttd con do. more than our c petlton' 1971 modeli. EATT. The ELNA SUPER. tAll. MAIIC is roted th. world's molt Veriotlle icwing machine.. DON'T BUY UNTIL YOU THY SEWING CENTRE 408 5th Street South Phone 357-8877 or 3I7.8JU NOT! EXACT CASH FARE Effective January 1st, 1972 Adult Fare lOc exact cash Student Fare lOc exact cash Childrens Fare lOc exact cash NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD NO CHANGE WILL BE MADE Please deposit your own fare City of Lethbridge Transit Department ;