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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW Our Gal "VAL" ii qualifier! to assist you in your travel plans. Drop in and see her. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 326-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcllibridgo, Alberta, Monday, J-'ebniary 7, 1972 PAGES 11 TO M NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLOC. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Ask oboul Photogmy The? Ions thai charges with llghl. Jenkins arrested; son Kevin? 6? safe By LARDY BENNETT Staff Wrilor Slanlcy Alexander Jenkins, Three days after Kevin's disappearance from Eenalor Buchanon School here, Mrs. formerly of Edinonlon was i Jenkins received a letter from arrested this morning in Toron- her estranged husband saying to and charged with nhducting Kevin Wayne Jenkins, G, from Leibbridgo Nov. 2. Cily Police Inspector Glen Michclson said the arrc.-L fol- lowed several leads which re- sulted from a story which ap- peared in The Herald Jan. 10, and assistance from Edmonton city police. Mrs. Palrica Jenkins, 2G, has received a legal separation from lier husband a week be- fore her san disappeared. The court had placed a res- training order which prohibited Jenkins from earning near eith- er his estranged wife or chil- dren. he had iaken Ms son and she would not sec cither of them again. The letter was postmarked from Etzikom, Albarfa, about 25 miles north of the Canadian- American border. City Police believed Jenkins had jumped the border and en- tered the United States. Stale and federal palice departments were notified. Tie city police also alerled police departments and the RCMP across Canada. Jenkins will he escorted hack to Lcthhridge and will appear in court within flic week, In- spector Michelson said. CP Rail working to get cargoes out CP Rail is taking a crick al everything these days to get cargo moving to B.C. Saturday 719 cars of grain were moved out of Alberta into B.C., which "if its nol a rec- ord for one day it's damn close to a CP Rail spokesman told Tlie Herald in a telephone interview from Calgaiy. "We're doing our damndest to get everything moving and get stockpiles into B said Bob Ferguson. "It's not going to take only a week or two lo get caught up but in a few weeks we hope to be well on tlie way." Last week there were cars on grain in Alberta. To- day there are loaded cars waiting to ir.ove to B.C. ports. CP Rail is going to concen- trate its efforts today on mov- ing coal and sulphur. One train of coal has been hauled out of Canmore and another is expected to be on Die today or tomorrow, Mr. Ferguson said. One train of Coleman coal was hauled out last week and empties are positioned to take another. Two trains of sulphur are to be from Pincher Creek (his week and three from CrossField. "We've been moving pretty well the last few days and if the weather holds and there are no other unforseen prob- lems we will continue at this jicceleraled rale." E ng i n c e r s in Vancouver were back on (lie job Friday nig'it and the main line is clear of snowslides. Some sidings nr still being cleared. Things wiii be even bette once some east-bound train get back into Alberta to pro vide additional motor powe and empties. Homer ivants wheat subsid for Alberta ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schworlr Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 EDMONTON (Staf) It provincial government shoul hand out a million subsid coming to Alberta farmers un der the federal government' new two price system fo wheat, says Agriculture Minis ter Hugh Homer. Dr. Horncr, who is also A1 berla's deputy premier, wil make the suggestion to Oft Lang, federal minister respon siblc for the Canadian whoa board, during a Feb. 8 meeting al Ottawa. The meeting has been callei to discuss just how a 'payout' lo Canadian farmers will be made. Dr. Horner was asked during the Alberta Progressive Con servative annual convention here how tlie new two price system will work. He replied i is still not certain how the fed oral government plans to paj out subsidies lo farmers. The tn-o-pricc system means that wheat will sell at one price within Canada and a separate price on foreign markets. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-33E8 NEW STAFF The Lelhbridge Community I College has hired 47 additional inslruclors as a result of tlie Priority Employment Progran and 12 new teachers for Can- ada Manpower training pro- grams. ORAL HYGIENE CENTRE HEAVY PROBLEM A struggle between ihe snow and the roof over a vacant shop In Ihe Westminster Shopping Plaza in norlh Lelhbridge ended Salurday with the snow winning out. Minor damage was also caused to a restaurant on one side and Ihe public library on the older side of Ihe shop. There is no cost estimate of the damage. No injuries were reported. Figures released by the local economic development office show ?93 million was spent on retail goods in Lelhbridge in a 7.7 cent ini'rease iver 1970. Business on the whole during 971 showed a marked upswing is illustrated by an increase of 1120 million in hank debits lo for the ycra-. The number o[ passenger -ars registered in the city rose o 15.910 from 14.912 in 1870. Last year, manufacturing sales increase firms accounted for 165 million I year's growth is seen in the in production. In 1970, 82 firms 700 housing starts and produced 148 million worth of goods. A further indication of the housing completions. In 1970, houses were started and 485 completed. career The gymnasiums at the Lcthbridge Collegiate Institute will leek like anything but ath- letic areas for the next few days. Workmen began moving inlo the gyms (oday to sel- ling booths for the first LCI Career Fair. The fair is believed lo be the largest of ils kind ever held in Alberta. An eslimaied 5.COO (o n.OOO from Heart fund seeking i The Alberta Heart Found.i- on has set a goal of o be used in the fight against cart and blood vessel disease? Inch annually arc responsible illlu ir more lhan 411 per cent of part in cv; ic clcalns in Iliii couihn. i alld It is designed to assist stii- dcnls in deciding career they plan lo follow. It is hcpcd that parents will also take time lo drop in to Ihs school Tuesday evening to have a look at the displays. CONYDEAIII': When Lellibridge w.-.s incor- porated in 1890, Charles Fred- crick Pringlc Coiiybcarc was named first solicitor, a post he 'Pass recreation in great danger GKFX; McINTYIlK Staff Wrilcr CALGARY Alhcrlans are "going to have to move fast" to prevent, wide-spread destruc- tion ol recreational land in Hie Crowsnesi area, says Chris Dunlvley, prr.sidcnl. of I he ready been issued for strip] In a speed) lo an Alberta mining in the Rocky Moiuilain povmmK-nt sponsored tourist foolhills area running north i Mr alional provincial cialion has written mi'iisfer for parks, en; Alberta Pre- arca running from Coleman. "But terms of the leases are still being settled, so it's not loo laU1 to do something." Mr. Dunkley said sinp min- Banff Calgary chapter of Ihc ing has already mined recrea- National Provincial Parks As- tionid land in the Elk Rher sociation of Canada. area over the B C. Ixirdrjr, al Mr. Dunkley said in an inter- ICaiser Resources operations view that coal leases have al-! nurth of Spanvood. tin: n parks ass lo fY'iViv.l Jean Chret mitr am, islcr responsible for tourism liob Dueling aslung that com- mt-cial development in parks Ijo limited Incrcas-iiiK population and af- in and Hie Unit- ed Staffs is causing procure" on the ecology cf pru-ks in (his country, h e snid. To lake ilic pressure olf major parks, the government, should IK- encouraging develop- ment of nihcT forms of recrea- tional O.nlilies. he said. r. Dunkley said the fool- 7aterton parks expert says CALGARY fSLaff) Expan-1 instead infonn visitors of the sion of Watcrlon Lakes Nation- lineups, delays and shortages al Park should Ire considered to of accomodaLion they will face hills region following (he lores- relieve overcrowding of parks j during peak periods. road from Uie Cole- m Albert a, says Ron Malis, re- The numbers of people using a11 lhc waV n0rih lo gional director of the National I Jasper, for example, h a v e (-he Edmonton high- and Historic Parks Branch of tripled in the last six years, he j potential for a Uic Government ol Canada. said. u'tirr diversity of recreational Because of Us smaller size, The national parks branch is uses Hum parks which arc re- Walcrton in lhc southwest cor-1 well on its way toward the ob-'stncled by parks regulations. jpcLivc of 40 to 50 new parks in He said paving of this road Canda by the turn of the CPU- ink) the foothills will begin soon tnry, he said. The objective a department of highways was set by the federal minister contracl for Ihc section extend- in charge of parks, Jean Clire- ing south from h e Canmore lien. I area. ner of the province i_s more crowded than the more popular Banff and Jasper nal i o n a 1 parks, Air. Malis said in an in- terview after an address lo a tourist conference bore. He said Uie federal parks branch is currently conducting a survey of parkland to deter- mine which areas arc not ade- quately represented in the na- tional parks system. In an address to '.W people in the tourist industry, he said some parks arc already facing 4 serious overcrowding." "Once we thought we had lots of space, now we're not so ,ure." He said the day is coining soon when parks in Canada will i And ,hc relalcd 5ub __ ave lo limit the number of nol h b people who can be admitted during the day. Jobless rate high The jobless rale among to bo conMructcd in LeLh- south e r n Alberta construction bridge. workers is high, say union Oilier those I i t'1G to'w market in this area ha.s a !HIRO surplus ol man- power, (he labor leaders claim. Projects eurrcnlly under wav in southern Albciin are re- An eslijnaled 30 lo 35 per ccnL of Ihe area's laborers and carpenters are unemployed. Limitations on numbers of people have already been plac- ed on parks in the United Stales, he said. The government has 1 aken Llie stand that no more roads should be built in Banll and Jasper parks. He said empha- sis will be placed instead, on upgrading the existing roads in Lhese parks. He told tourist officials to stop promoting parks here "'In scenes of glowing color" and Administrators rases Three senior administrators of the LcUibridgc separate school district have been voted substantial pay raises. Tbe. f i v e-mcmbcr scparntR school voted unanimous- ly in favor of increasing (he salaries of superintendent Bob KimmiLL, sccrclary treasurer L. Hcilander and director of clemcnl.ay education Landry by SI, SCO a year, effec- tive January, 1972. While there are no imme- diate prospects ol large-scale job producing projects avail- able, labor leaders have nn car ben', in the direction of con- struction project possibilities problem, in points near Lelhbridge. Tlie multi-million dollar hog processing plant currently un- der negotiation for construc- tion in southern Alberta, com- bined with talk of a muiii-niil- lion dollar coal processing in Uie economically de- pressed Crowsncst Pass area has resulted in a glimmer of hope. There is also renewed inler- csl 111 the reported recurrence oT discussion aboul a dislillcrv poricd as 1 o w-labor-density, and impressive financial conMrudion figures are used (o publicize the develop- ment.', Ihe labor force has not made any inroads as far as ailc v idling (he unemployment WAIT A MINUTE A survey by University of Lelhbridge geography depart- ment's Koy Fletcher discover- ed that the most desirable as- pect of Lelhbridge climate is ils changeability. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONED 327-23I2______' Special Clearance! PHILIPS AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC COFFEE POT 2 only! Regular 21.95 SPECIAL Call Kousewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN HOURS: Dpen Monday, Tues., Wed., ial., a.m. lo p.m. Thurs. and Fri 8.30 o.m. lo p.m. disease's clnimcd more han lives in Canada laM striking nirn, wtinen and .lildrcn of all ages. Current statistics also reveal lat one out of four Canadians iffcrs from some form of cart and hlood vrsscl owcvcr, since ItlriO lhc re tins con a decline of npproximnlc- 24 per cent in (he death rate oin heart and blood vessel scascs for persons Iwlow tlie ;c of Despite rcmarkaliln achieve- ,cnls in this num- T one hc-allh problem, said I Ocming, hnnoraiy provin- al Heart Fund chairman, rc-atcr cfforls arc cssenlial lo number of Large commercial freezer in excellent working ordrr. 10 good 36" Box Spring and Mnthusses Imports galore, and many more interesting nnrl exciting articles. Came cnrly nntf slny Inlo lo lakn port in nur doo prize of delicious A A W Chubby Chicknn. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT AUCTION BARN Phono 327-1222 2508 2nd Avo, N. AUCTIONEER BILL HOPE No. 845 ;