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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 THE lEIIinRlDCE HERAID Momlay, February 7, 1971 i Spacious reception-lounge area at Southland Nursing Home By JOE StafI Writi'r The S o u i h 1 and Nursing Home, a SI.2 million. !50 hcd addition to public health facili- ties in U'thbridge. begin admitting patients today The home hekl an open house Saturday. Members o[ the pub- lic who toured the home were impressed willi its homely at- mosphere, modern convenienc- es and arehileclnral beauty. "The home will begin admit- ting 12 patients a day, until capacity." said Andy Ancirea- chuk, Lelhbndge General and ursinQ Auxiliary Hospitals and Nurs- ing Home District Mo. C5 ad- ministrator. Mrs. Julie PreiUschas, direc- tor of nursing, said Southland will be staffed 24 hours n iiay, with two nurses and 12 ward aides on nay shift duly, one nursing and seven aides eve- ning duty, and one nurse and four aides overnight duly. The two story structure is divided into three wings, each floor of each uing with 25 beds. The beds arc private, semi- private and public, costing S3, and 58 respectively per day. room and board. i with an automatic fire alarm Amone; the facilities is an warning stud Mrs. automatic bath lifter for elder- Mary MacFarlanc, the nurse ly people arc unable to1 on overnight duly bath themselves. i -'it is a structure with warm- Tliu rooms arc spacious and there ample sitting and stor- Ih, not impersonal, r..nd lias a homely remark- age space. Recreational facili- ed an architect. ties include a piano, color TV; They used to be like pri- sets and possibly shufflcboard SOILS, but this one is very and a small library. j said an elderly woman. Mr. Andreachuk said Mrs. JI think I will put my name Hannah Painter, recently of j on the waiting lisl." 422 25th St. S., donated SI.000 j Two nurses who have worked I specifically providing for the: ai other nursinp homes said I piano. i Southland is the best they have I "The home is also equipped I seen in Alberta. ask me... 3y GREG MclNTYRE "This province lias some catching up to Knink Smilli, southern Alberta's hustling travel promotion man said it tirst and loudest. Now. of all people, Bob Dow-liny, the minister responsible for tourism is saying it loo. Hnl Ihe big reel-headed Smith said it loudest. Frank was hopping the other day when he came across a litlle story buried in the inside pages of the Calgary llorald that read: Yellow-head 'recogni- tion' by Ottawa expected soon. The Ycllowlicad, as all true southerners should know, is mil Ihe "real" name of a highway, bnl a tourist promolion name that has gained recognition through the relentless efforts of promotion types. Well the slory said (he federal government plans financial assistance to the effort. Smith dashed off rude letters to every middling sized community between Medicine Hat and Hope, B.C. pointing to the efforts of the ''other" highway promoters replete with urgings to get off the duff. Even the Trans-Canada Highway that misses Lelhbridge by HO miles is doing a better job of attracting visitors than our Crowsnesl Pass route, said the fuming Smith. Soulhern Alberta has the Whoop-Up and the Mac- leod trails, every bit as colorful as the Yellowhead. The coming of the RCMP to the west in 1874 "all happened right here" the tourist manager is often heard to say. Frank is concerned that Saskatchewan, which didn't even figure importantly in the coming west of the North West Mounted Police until later, has heen planning celebrations for the '74 centennial for two years already. We're just getting started. But there's hope. The Alberta government's new tourist minister, .Mr. Dowling, is sounding very much these days like Frank. He was quoted recently saying that both gov- ernment and private industry have done a poor job lately in promoting tourism. "II we don't, get busy, Alberta is going to lose said Mr. Dowling. Sounds like Frank, doesn't it0 If only we aren't too late. Says Premier Louheed Tourist some of Straw Dogs movie well worth seeing By MARLEXE COOKSUAW Staff Writer new JS one, which portrays itself in her conflicts with David, her hatred of a local retarded man, If you haven't jet seen Klraw and her own guilt- Dogs, you've missed a movie W2U worth experiencing. complexes. One also understands David's M.-iff IVriler CALGABY Premi'-T Peter Lcughued on .100 people in [ho travel induslry bled at a conference IK-IT Sat- urday lo help provide Ihe more! than 21000 new jobs required I by young people in Alberta ev- j ery year. j "The essential occupation ha-' sis of Lhus province i.s ion! heavily weighted on natural re- source development w h i c h simply (foes riot produce that many jobs." lie said. j Mr. LouRheed said VUe food, i accommodation and (ranspor-! tation service business can do "quite a bit'1 in providing la- n t e n sivc- secondary and tertiary industry. "1 think we've really a se- rious problem in Alberta and Lhrougimit our western society unless we recognize this chal- lenge, we recognize that the young people today are simply not prepared to find themselves in a work situation where there isn't a sense of ac- complishment or fulfillment PoinUng to problems within the tourist industry, the pre- mier said the "whole question of Uquor laws" in Alberta is a controversial area that is cur- rently under review by Ihe his remarks were of a general government. nature and not a hint of the Another industry concern in direction t ii e govcrnnisnt ne- ccming years will he improve- uesianly intends to lake, men: of highways (o the ex- "Er.'ly in our LrcmKic-s of Alberta. It is very prc.sumplicns rf me Mr. Lounhecd said he would lo come and spen'; yon in like To i'co .Greater improve- any of v, nvrrl o[ areas lo extent! about: your Ii? the travel more into Uie think it is winter thai we do the listening and ive However, tho premier said, hear what you have to'say." Conference notes Thirteen students graduate at flying club wings parade Th? Lsllibridge Flying Club held its annual Wings Parade. Saturday night, attended by about. BO persons in Wing 702 at Kenyon Field airport. Dr. Jc'.in of For! Maclccxl was fealtired .speaker. He talked about his participa- tion in the London. England to Victoria, B.C. air race last year. Thirteen students graduated this year. Thoy nrc' i rnvaln pilots' licenses Brad Valgarrlson. Bab Hues- ken, Ilenning Amdl, Lynn Fox, Dave Moody. Bob Menzies, Ken Simpson, Paul Vaillatisonrl, Lloyd Mercer, Harvey Donha- hur and Tern Malmberg. Ccmmcrcial pilots' Recdcr ard .Marvin Jan- ser.i. A dance followed after Ihe (V.nner and the eercmnny. West Castle recreation area imposlanl to CALGAHV (Siafn Bnh' Dowling, in i n i.sier responsible for tourism f-nid Wrs1. C.isllc in the Rocky Mountains 90 miles souLhwosi of IxUibviclfic i.s an j importniv rccrcnlion .'in-a fur soiilhi-rn Alberta. Without, -the skiing and .summer criinpinff facilities in that, area, he .said people in the southwest comer of 'lie province would linvo to roly on t h e already-crowded facilities at Baiiff. The mini-slcr .said in Sep- tember "j-horlty after 1 as sworn office" !he AlbnrLa I Corrimcreinl CorsioiTivion i j'nirpfl n loan I. o Caslle Developments IAA. for im- provements lo the and 1 [acilitica there. Prior Lo the guarantee, devel- opers of tlic area a lot of problems gelling financing." Mr.Dovvlmc said. THIS IS OUR STORE! MAKE IT YOUR HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL YOUR OFFICE SUPPLIES 9 Columnar shnels, books unrl pddi Timn cards and Filing ond index cardi Post and ledger1 binders O Transfer and binding Good icloction of Offifo Furniturn CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13 ST. N, PHONE 327-1591 NO TIPS CALGARY Bill Kowler. a hntel and motel operators a! an Allierla government saon- tourist convention here j for pel-milling the "anticiuatcd" custom of lipping. Mr. .said sorjiconc one cf my employees lor canyinfi a pile of papers Lo (heir ear. the employee would bo insulted. "Net only would he lie in- sullcd, he'd prohnhly fircrl." T'iie lip has successful- j ly in the airline i business, lie said should be in hotels by "no allowed'1 signs in Uihhies. Mr. said nol only H Ihr custom of tipping Oiitdalcd, i hut seine of [he people who re- r.-ivj tips ac'iunliy make more :n j-.Tlarira lhan lli'ise orferinfj Ihe si IMLUON (.'AJ.GAHV Tourist pni- in s.hmild snoot for a Jl billion dollar indiMry by 1980, .s-iid Kvans. rii- of the Alberta Guvcru-, menl Trnvei Bureau. CuriTnMy r.houL million is Foenl on food, accommoda- j and Lravel pervices in 1hc' province each year, said Mr., Evans. Bob DowluiR, minister rc- sponsihlc Tor .says the -SI billion mark will mean a 300 cent innvrse in iH-com- modalinn facilities in Alberta. I'AIETIAL OltANT r.ol) mini '.er for (nur- ism In-ill cu! liHle thai (lie Tr.tvel rind As- soc'iaiion of Soulhern Alberta will pel its 1372 grant ftC Mr. DowlinR said the. new Al- hcrUi Kovcrnmenl, is ROing inlo a year and lias been surprised by ;i mulii- milliun dollar (Hicil "Ml by Ihe! S.'iei.'d (.'rediL tfovrrumcnl. Tlif Mailhrrn Alborla tourist j hope.s lo spnid 1 per cent more on tourism iu' 1972 than il did in 1371. Man- ager Frank Smilli de- srnbcil the new biuiL'el nf lidit as the niiniinuin !.i? or. fiani7..'ilion must have to do an effective job. Last year tlie assei'iaUon op- erated on The cxprcts froui Ih? Alborta gnvenv mcni. from the Cily of Lithbridp? and tiie reiiiainder from sale of Mr. Don-ling Enid Die Alber- Irt noi know wjiat money il can grant lo the 12 tourist zones in province unlit the provincial Induct is approved, ahont mid-way Die the li'sislalllrc. WEST I'ASTl.i: TOl'll CALliARY Tin- nest P a s s-Glacier National Pavk ly.1 o; as a lour, Don Uaynrs. vice-presiiienl ol Brewsler Transpcil Ltd Sneakintj in an interview at a tourist CKifcrenee hrrc .spun- sorcil hy fjiivern- ment. Mi-. Hayes s.-iid (he bridge area should be (level- as a vefikm. "The whole, area, .vuh bird hunting in the (all and other attractions is not getting [he attention from visitors liiat it should." he ssid. Starring Dustin Hoffman as reaclons when he reaches a J David, Straw Dogs is lie story j breaking point and with an ex- of a schoolteacher who receives hilaralion in his release, vio- a grant lo study, and decides 1 lently defeats the men who to retuni lo his wife's old hame. have altempfed to destroy his I (own in England lo e'capc the! home ar.d hi? self-respect American palilral harassment' One participates in his c.very and social unrest. 1 thought and act. Straw Dogs Ifis wife's involvement vrith] becomes an extremely poiver- o'd boyfriend and his seal'ine emotional cxnrn- salisfaeiion with their re-, cnw and on" especially rcle- Mationship creates an lllc prabloms of Ihe rent of tension throughout show, nhic'i is only released at! the very in a violent con- frontation with the tomi locals. j The strongest thing about the I movie is the case with which llie viewer associates himself i with David. i He is K gentle, sensitive, intel- ligent individual, shg' in secure in li.s dealirgs with c'.hcr people. One cringes with I'Jjn at the snoial embarrass- j menl.s which frcrniently force. n'" Lmlcd Brotherhood of him inlo bis lonely intellectual antl Jointers of rojc America, Local celebrated j 'Susan George, who plays his I cSc_nfc Amy. has a v.-cll-clcveloDed NOT RESPONSIBLE Public ichool Iruttee Reg Turn- er's energetic golf iwing ii not responiblss for gusly Chinook winds thai bring visions of spring to o golfei'i liearl. Mr. Turner, who has been a driving force behind llie conslruclion of a new course, is currency puttering away in California, no doubt unaware thai the goif season in Lelhbridge is jusl around the dogleg. Welcome to Carpenters Sunny Alberta il 1C abhirTCMice of weakness in any- i Hospital tci ens southern Alberta during the weekend. During a 1.1 union members uere honored for length of service wlich tc-lallcd 371 years. Top of llie bngcit ni3niher- .'liip honors were Arnold Dog- years. Andy Tromn- son ar-d Barby vrilh M years membership each and Tod Tillack has been a union member lor Ho vear.s. Carlo Chrslc, Sieve" Slavieh. i program o! Gerrit Leonard Slotvn, under at .fthn ricmpel. Henry Friesen Sunny southern Alberta is fi- nally beginning to live up lo its name a HUle late mind you. bill its happening never j theless. While "Medicine Hal was still feeling the effects of a cold front it was two below Ibere early this morning Lelh- bridge and district saw over night temperatures soar to M above. At one stretch, between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m.. the tempera- ture shot up from eight above to 33 above. It will be sunny in southern Alberta today with winds from llie west at 20 m.p.h. In the Crowsnest Pass area, the winds will gust to 70 m.p.h. during the day. The high today will be 35 above and the low lonight will drop lo 10 lo 15 above. Tomorrow will be cloudy, but milder wilh strong Chinook winds. The high on Ihis date was back in 193-1 when the tem- perature rose lo 66 above. The low was 32 below, recorded in H'M. The weather office says a low front forming over the Pa- j eific should bring continued I warm ueather to Ibis area. CALGARY (iroyliounc! Linos uf Lid. lifts ;ip- i pliwl for a li'iuor licence fur ils VIP bus run trlv.Trn j Ltlh'oririflo. f'nlf.'iry ;iml Ed- monton. Burl ol at picsonl. Ihr AliKTiii Liquor Conlrnl Board will not u-.Mie a liquor licenri- t rnmrrs lliiil! do nol lionnd- arirs, lie Ilir Ac I. mny be tlifi nrxl siLtinr; of (lie islalurc. 'I iic r n n siarK (I in ami has .slioun imTraM'd cadi inonlJi since, lie -said. l fuud services Municipal Hos-: Mike M. r.hd Sam huvp nil "T'c .siarU-d three st'rvwl Ihe union for 2.i years weeks is to combine llic or more. Puce kitchcrs inlo one. said i Sfhindclcr. LMII assis-' lral01'- nrt-i L i uill not only cu! flown cost and ice's lint provide addi- liunal fur cllicr Mr. i S-hiPdolcr ItfllK IlllliiO O A rcoort on Hie Travel and CbiUTiilinn of J-'niith'Tn should cpornio binpo to rnisr. money Mill be on Hi? agenda of I tie regular monllih' meet in Also on the a.qonda will be a mil for Ihe resipnatmus of diret'lfj.-s i'-ho limp missril tin-re or more iwelinRh in a Tbe merlniR slnrls unth din- ner at p.m. at the Marquis Hold. board lo elect sinlc Th? Li'llihridiio (u-nt-.-al and Auxiliary and Nurs- r inn IVr.uic bold a clo.srd rtftor meo.t- I inp Koli. 1-1 lo elrcl officers J and apnoinL onnimittees. 'Die firsl roRuhir moot ing of Ilin liD.'ird, mrrpr.s the 1 bo.spilal hoards, will he Feh. In llussoll, c'.iainiian of Ihe i MunifipM I board. I si ixsTniTTons i are full time in- slnielors al the i Community College, not iiiclnd- l infi dirwlors of sehnuls uho j also have, ic-adiiny rcspnnsibil- itics. In accordance City Council'? decision in January 1972, the consulting firm of Phillips, Barratt, Hillier, Jones and ParlnDrs is currency conducling a Feasibility sludy for a mulii purpose arena in the City oF Lethbridge. THe CDnsuIlanfs be aileiTipting to confirm whether the combined 5 per Is, recreational, cultural and exhibition groups in the City require a major new fact lily al ihis lime and, if so, what provisions eluding (heir polential use, if any, cf such a building, what should if cosf. All user crnd rcmmuniiy groups, os as inler- estrd citizens, arc inviled lo submit written comments outlining their views on oil nspecls of this study, in- cluding iheir polDnlial fi any, of such a building. Submissions should be forwarded lor Mr. K. A. Seaman, Secretary, Arena Development CommiHee, Cily Hall, before llic end of February. Those, groups mieresled in mestinq with the con- sulinnls can do so by wilh Mr. Seaman, for interviews which will bo held in City Hall all day and evenings bclwcen February 22 and February 25. ;