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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? WE'LL DELIVER YOUR TICKETS ANYWHERE IN THE CITY For information and bookings call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The lethbtidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, February 1, 1972 PAGES 11 TO 18 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBUKY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Ask about Phologray The lens thai changes the l.ghl. RELAXING ATMOSPHERE Students relax in the lounge area of Ihe new Lelhbridge Community College library located in Ihe Kate Andrews Building. The new facility, which opened in October, boasts a collection of volumes, but chief librarian Marg Wheeler plans to increase 1he number to by next year. 6You can't educate without a library' fly RON CALDWEIA Slatr Wrilrr "You can't educate withoul a Marg Wheeler says in a way that IcLs you know bow she feeJs about (he value of books. Mrs. Wheeler has been chief librarian at the Lelhbndge Community College sines Aug- ust, 1970. Prior to that, she had woilted as a librarian at Mc- Gill Univcrsily in Montreal. The LCC library, which is named after a Lclbbriripc founder, G. C. Palerson, is jusl now beginning to take shape. "It was a real mess after lha university moved out and took its says Mrs. Wheeler. The main area of the library has been open only since Oc- tober. Tt is impressively comfort- able and well-organized and, of course, it is quiet An estimated volumes adorn the walls in the main study area and in smaller ad- joining rooms. "We just have a basic collec- tion right now. I hope lo have a minimum collection of volumes by next savs Mrs. Wheeler. The entire Buch- anan collection nf paint- ings adds culture to Ibc library atmosphere. But the LCC library won't just a collection of books. plan (o make it a mulli- media library with [ilms, tape recordings and Ihe like." Mrs. Wheeler said enthusiastically. "Already we have an audio- visuals department wiib cam- eras, projectors and ,-ccord- Mrs. Wheeler said students are just beginning to use the library the way it should 'K used. A special training program is now being organized to show students how to get the most from what the library has to offer. "The library is here to back up what goes on in the class- commented Mrs. Wheel- er. "We Iry to encourage stu- dents (o read beyond what they are forced to read." As would be expected, Mrs. Wheeler is an avid reader. "My average is a bnol: n she says, somew hat proudly. Her goal for the community college library is to fill the gap between the public and uni- versity libraries. "We want to supply what the others don't she says "There is no point in dupli- cating what is already avail- able." Cheese production up Cheddar cheese for December 1971 production in Alberta Do you have merchandise lo consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 was pounds, an increase of II per cent over the same period in 1070. Canadian production was >j.- pounds, an increase of -15 per cenl. This could be a reason lor Ihe decrease in butler produc- tion, with more cream being channelled into cheese produc- tion. Mrs. Wheeler is quick to peini out that the ICC library is open I Uic public. "We are a community col- lege and everything here is open to the public. Anyone can come in here and borrow a book at anytime. "In the future, we plan to have books and materials here thai you can't find any- where else in Leihbridge Mrs. Wheeler said circulation has been rising steadily ever since the new library opened in the fall. An average o[ 300 books a day are signed out the help of two qualified librarians and tlirce assistants. More than 200 students pass through the library doors each day. and these figures are also on the increase. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR 317 7lh STREET SOUTH CLIFF BLACK, CerliFied Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Deputy Premier Hugh Horn- er lias instructed the promoter ot a multi million dollar hog processing plant for southern Albc-rta lo produce evidence that the scheme can go ahead. The minister said he was not happy with the performance to date of Fernando Riccfort, di- rector and technical manager of Ivorth American Integrated Food Processors Co. Ltd. head offices in Saskakxm. 'We have sent him a letter and said we would like lo sec him produce some evidence that he can go ahead with any kind ot said Dr. Horn- i "And if lie can't produce this evidence, we will ask him lo cense and desist." The questioner told Dr. TTorn- cr he attended meetings at Ta- bcr and Burdctl called lo pro- mote Ihc hog processing .scheme, and obtained differing information on questioning Mr. Rieafort after each. Dr. Horner said be has warn- ed Mr. Ricafort that the plan must deal through the Alberta Hog Producers' Marketing Board. Plans arc heing formu- lated for the official opening of the libraiT. Beet meet growers c? Wednesday William Ronald, president of the Canadian Sugar Pro- ducers Association, will be fea- tured speaker at the annual meeting of the Alberla Sugar Beet Growers Association Wednesday. The meeting will deal with reports and resolutions during the one-day session at the El Rancho Motor Hotel. 78 of 113 merchants Most of downtown will open Mondays liy JIM MAYBIE Slatr Almost 70 per cent o[ the city's downtown merchants will remain cpcn Mondays, The Herald was told laic Monday. 01 113 merchants in the downtown area, 7U will stay open Mondays leaving 35 or slightly more than 30 per cent who plan to close Mondays. Those planning on closing in the downtown area are inde- pendent merchants An advertisement by a group of "more than 50" independent city merchants announcing they would clof.e Mondays created some confusion amongst city and district shop- pers a press conference was Uld. A group of merchants who plan to May open Mondays met j at Eaton's early Monday to plan a campaign to con-eel the misconceptions. Merchants in Ilia downtown area were ojnladcd Monday by the businessmen and late in the clay lists indicated 73 would remain open. Filly-three of Ihe downtown j merchants will advertise in j Saturday's Herald that they are slaying open Monday. An- other 23 who plan to open arc waiting on a decision from their nalional offices regarding participation in the advertising program. Tno others indicated they fa- vor Monday opening but do net Urban renewal report tabled A report by the Oldman Riv- er Regional Planning Commis- sion recommending the adop- tion of a comprehensive devel- opment scheme for urban re- newal was simply referred by city council Monday to the commsltee reviewing the city's General Plan. The recommendation re- ferred to the area west of 5lh S'c. between 1st and Glh Ave. S., which has been zoned for urban remval since 13G3. The ORRPC has proposed several suitable uses for the area including: high-density apartmenl buildings; a govern- menl office sion of the Galt Museum; Tplan by the promoters to LMT f OHllS junior chorus have a 2.000 head multiplier herd to supply breeding has been frowned on by Dr. Horner and members of the hog beard. Dr. Horner said Mr. Hicafort can have 100 animals for exper- imental purposes only. The pro- duction of breeding stock can and must be handled by Alber- ta hog producers. EARLY MAYOR David Morton Elton, bora in England, became a Mormon in Salt Lake City, Ulan, and set- A new chorus for young peo- ple is formed in the city. The group, under the name the Lethbridge Musical Theatre Junior Chorus, is sponsored by Ihe Lethbridge Musical Theatre and directed by Ellen Mells. A group of 30 boys and 30 girls is planned. The chorus will participate in festivals and concerts, rehearsing twice weekly. Young people between (lie tied at C.ardston in 1901 to be- j ages of six and 10 may phone come publisher of a chain of southern Alberta weekly news- papers. He moved lo Leihbridge in 1903 to study law and be- came mayor in 1935. Mrs. Mells at 328-5223 before 4 p.m. for further information. The chorus also requires an experienced pianist to accom- pany it. Heart Fund campaign started COLD REMEDY SPECIALS DRISTAN TABLETS. 24'i. Reg. 1.35. Now ANACIN TABLETS. 60's. Rog. 1.05. Now ACTIF1ED TABLETS. 13'j. Rog. 1.7rt. Now........ EENYL1N COUGH MIX. 8.01. Reg. 2 25. Noiv BENYLIN COUGH MIX. 13-01. Rog. 2.95. Now VICKS VAPORUB. 3-oi. Rog. 1.23. Now ACTIFIED A ELIXER FOR CHILDREN. 4-oi. Reg. 1.95. Now........... CONTAC C Reg. 3.19. Now SINUTABS. 30'i. Reg. 2.49. Now............. 1.09 890 1.19 1.59 2.Q9 1.05 1.49 2.59 1.99 "We will remain open all rlny Mondny Thru Saturday and I 9 p.m. every Thursday" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-3555 Mayor Andy Anderson today issued a. proclamation asking all residents of Lcllibridge to support the 1372 Heart Fiairi Campaign lo he conducted throughout Canada in Febru- ary. Contributions lo the Heart Fund Campaign speed ad- vances which have already ro- sulled in Ihe raving of thou- sands of lives. 'Hie proclamation reads: "Whereas diseases of Ihe heart and blood vessels are re- sponsible for more dealhs Uian all other causes causing widespread combined, suffering, and often crealinf; serious eco- nomic hardships in our homes and businesses, "and whereas your Heart Foundation carries forward a rclcnllcss fight against these diseases through Its program- mes of research and education as made possible by public contributions lo Ihc Heart Fund, "therefore, 1 proclaim Fcb- sports complex, and several en- commer- cial developments. The development scheme ap- proach would allow council lo acquire Ifirid lo carry out an over-all plan and lo reserve land for future acquisition for such use as schools, parks and public roads The city did acquire some laud in Ui3 area Monday. Coun- cil approved a land sales com- mittee recommendation lo ex- change a parcel of laTid on 10th St. N., North of 3rd Ave. for land at Gib Ave. and 3rd St. S. owned by Abe Bickmaii. The land purchased on 6th Ave. is required by Ihe city for the approach to the intersec- tion at 6th Ave. S. and Scenic Drive That intersection is to be rec- ommended, eventually with an overpass on Scenic Drive cross- ing 6th Avc., in conjunction with the (jlh Avc. bridge to West Lethbridge. On another mailer, council passed a bylaw vczoning the property at 216 1st Ave. S. to allow for expansion of Nivcn Truck Equipment LUi. The rezoning vus approved contrary7 to an C sugges- tion lhat such action would be incompatible with urban re- newal plans. The ORRPC mainlains the nary lo Heart Jlonlh with- in the jurisdiction of ir.y office and call vnxin all our citizens lo support tms important drive wilh their gifts and voluntary services." ORGANS NEW and USED MUSKLANP WE TAKE GRAINI Sou Nursing Home holds open house Saturday The .Southland Nursing Home will hold an open house ihis .Saturday hphvcon p.m. and i> p.m. for Ihe publir (o sec ils facilities. The ?1.2 million, 1511 bed home is expected lo help ease slraiu on cxislinc; ladlities and its construction was in line with Ihe Blair Commission's refTOimcnd.i lions. Soulhl.ind will he under !he jurisdiction of the Amalgamat- ed Hospital Hoard, which is slil! waiting for ils official order in council proclamn- lion from Ihc provincial fiov- eminent. Frank Hussell, n hoard monilwr, said lie was lold Ihc order had lwra passed in Ed- monton and it wonVI be coming to LoUibridRo shortly. Chinook Stationers Ltd. 306 13 ST, NORTH PHONE 327-4591 OFFICE FURNITURE SALE! Desk. 0 Suilc- No. 2 60" x Double PedesSal Desk. 1501 B.C. Grc'.'n Swivel Tiller Chair, and Decor II Crodenzn. Reg. Sale For your reception area, try this: 366 T..C. Lounge Cho and 367 B.C. 2 Soot Sellec. <5'37C Reg. Sule I O 1 Only Coffee Table. Reg. 97 00 1 Only Coffee Table. Reg. 78.00 2 Only 6001 Swivel Tiller Chairs. Rog. 175.00. Each 4 Only 6006 B.C. Armchairs. Reg. 123.00. Each 1 Only 6008 E Side Chair. Reg. 43.00 1 Only 911V Arm Chair. Ren. 73.00............... I Only 88 Side Chair. (leg. 35.25 1 Only Exoculivo Tiller Chair. Reg. 146.00 2 Only Fibro Swivel Tiller Chair Reg. 562.00....................... 65.00 54.25 115.35 80.75 31.60 51.40 23.90 109.85 181.70 306 13 ST. NORTH PHONE 327-4591 urban renewal area is not suil- ible for industrial develop- ment. It was the consensus of coun- cil lhat the city should not stand n the way of expansion of an existing industrial operation. Feedlot pollution may be stopped ED.iroxTOiV En- vironment Minister Bill Yurko says Alberta many soon have aws lo control Ihe pollution caused by agricultural fcedlols and hog barns. Speaking during a group dis- cussion at Ihe annual Alberta Progressive Conservative Con- venlion (lie minister said Sas- katchewan has already taken steps to regulate the waste dis- Dosal problems caused by feed ots. 'We will probably bring In egislalion at one session of the legislalure and jusl let it sit until the next session lo allow lie public (o comment and re- act to he said. Mr. Y'urko said Ihe govern- ment plans to incorporate fleas expressed by the public nlo new legislation. AAC MEMBERS There arc n5 local cullurally- nvolved groups holding mem- icrships in the Allied Arts Council in Lethbridge. ART D8ETRSCH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh SI. 9. Phone 32B-4Q95 wanl to participate in the ad- vc-rfi.sinp, campaign. A! Seano, manager of Ea- ton's and a .spokesman for the grmip, said line of busi- ness was rep relented in the proiip s.'rnJn" open Mon- days. He expected more will join in the future. Three stores which had "Closed Mondays" signs on their windows Monday, all had customers in their premises, he said. ,kck Stokes, of Stokes Drug Store, another spokesman for the group slaying open said early Monday, "we v.-ant to make LcUi bridge a service- mind wl community and in order lo do that, we have to he there (in the stores Mon- Se veral sen-ices are not available in Lelhbridge Satur- days, the press conference was told. Banks, lawyers, doctors, implement dealers, federal of- fices, the post office and oth- ers arc either closed all day Saturday or Saturday after- noons. If stores were closed Mon- days, that would mean three consecutive days without ser- vice or curtailed service, which would bo a disadvantage to the shopping public and the com- munity as a wl.ole, business- man said. Many city stores, indepen- dc-ni.s and chnLi stores alike, will be open six full days a week with Thursday and Fri- day shopping until 9 p.m. Stores in the two major shop- ring malls will operr.ic six and as will several downtown stores. A few stores have indicated they still plan (o close Wednes- day afternoons and some may close Friday nights. Those closing Monday, how- ever, will be open Thursday and Friday nights so there will be more stores open those nights than ever before. Check these buys and pee why You Always Do Better HOYT'S! 5 STRING CORN BROOM Excellent qualily broom with 48" varnished handle. Special only PRO PLASTIC GARBAGE BAGS Ten 26" x 36" bags lo package complete wilh ties. Slock up q now and m lOVe A pfcgj Call 327-5767 m nj I I _ mm i i DOWNTOWN HOURS: Open Monday, Tues., Wed., and Sal. a.m. lo p.m. Frt. and 5ar. a.m. fo p.m. HOME IMPROVEMENT DEPARTMENT building Whatever your merits may be EXTRA BATHROOM RUMPUS ROOM Miscellaneous Remodelling COMPLETE JOB including CARPENTRY, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAl, HEATING, etc. ;