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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wednesday, February 7, 1973 mm Historical group formed Meeting elects board It was a cold, wet, smoky business as 36 Lethbridge firemen battled the raging fire at Value Village shop- ping centre Tuesday. The three-store shopping centre was left thoroughly gutted although the walls remained standing. The Association for Historical Production elected its first board of 15 directors Tuesday night with George Brown, CJOC-TV manager, as president. Only 20 people, including 12 paid members, attended the meeting at Civic Sports Cen- tre. Organizers attributed the sparse turnout to the flu and the cold weather. The directors are Marilyn Anderson, Mayor Andy Anderson, Terry Bland, Kitty Dun-lop, R.CMP Inspector G. R. Gordon, Peter Hale, Aid. Steve Kotch, Jack Lakie, Police Chief Gov't employees negotiate The Civil Service Association of Alberta now is in the first stages of negotiations for new contracts for its 23,000 mem. bers, a local spokesman reported Monday. Ward Ingoldsby, chairman of Branch 12 of the association, which represents 600 Lethbridge members, said the government has made one offer "which was quite ridiculous." T. W. Broad, president of the association, earlier accused the government of dragging its feet on negotiations. The association's contract expired the end of December. The association submitted its requests to the government in October. STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 Ralph Michelson, Dr. John N e a 1, Dennis O'Connell, Al Searie and Frank Smith. The 15th director of the board will be a student representative from either the University of Lethbridge or the Lethbridge Community College. He or she will be appointed by the board. The first meeting of the board will be called by the president at which a vice-preS' ident and a treasurer will be elected. The board will have as its duties appointment of a director for The Sight, The Sound and The Fury, a pageant to be staged in connection with the RCMP centennial celebrations. The AHP has already purchased two searchlights and two generators, costing $7,000, to be used in The Sight, The Sound and The Fury, Mr. Smith, executive vice-president of the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta, said. Several names are being considered for the directorship of the pageant. Two of the candidates are David Spinks of the U of L drama department, and Betty Sorensen, an LCC drama instructor. Only five of the new directors were present at Tuesday night's meeting. The rest were elected in thsir absence. You'd better hurry. Feb. 28th is me last day. ^ The last day w to save onyour 1972 income tax. You can save on income tax now while you save for your retirement. Up to $4,000 can be deducted from your taxable income when deposited in any of our Registered Retirement Savings Plans. Stop by and see us for complete information. Registered Retirement Savings Plans. Royal Trust 11! 740 4th Ave. South Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-5516 Photos by Rick Ervin and Bill Groenen Calgary acting troop to perforin play here A first for Lethbridge is also a first for Theatre Calgary this week when the group preesnts a production t o local high schools. It is the first time the theatre group has ever left Calgary to perform. The play, called Mr. Nord-quist Remembers, is specifically designed to apply to junior high school groups. Each presentation of the play will be followed by drama workshops for interested students. "Mr. Nordquist" was written by Claudia Gibson of Calgary and will be directed by David Lander and Carole Stoyle. Mr. Nordquist will be played by Dana Still, Ken Anderson will pay all of the other male parts and Jane Buss will play all of the female parte. Toastmasters elect officers Higher standards of group excellance were encouraged this week at a dinner meeting of Lethbridge Toastmasters Club. Gerry Wright of Lethbridge, assistant area governor for District 42, addressed the group. He explained duties and res- Developer's daughter recovering A former Lethbridge woman, Marcia Metcalfe, is recovering from injuries received in a multi - fatal motor vehicle accident in Arizona Dec. 3, reports her father, developer Art Batty, of Lethbridge. Mrs. Metcalfe, who received a broken neck and severe scalp and facial lacerations in the accident, was recently taken out of her body cast and now is in a neck cast. She is able to get around now, said Mr. Batty, who recently returned from Arizona. The two other persons in the car in which Mrs. Metcalfe was riding were killed when another car hit theirs broadside in Scottsdale, Ariz. Two children in the second car were also killed. Driver of the second car has been charged with motor vehicle manslaughter. ponsibilities of executive officers, encouraging members to strive for greater achievement. Officers serving for the 1973 term are Bill Oleslcy, president; Ted Adnitt, secretary; Gerry Wagenboort, educational vice-president; Bob Ackerman, administrative vice - president; Jack Eccleston, treasurer; Barry Marquardson, sergeant-at-arms. The Toastmasters provide leadership and instruction in parliamentary procedures for the Junior Achievement program, Indian Friendship Centre and Girl Guides of Canada, Mr. Ackerman said. City Toastmasters conduct a dinner meeting every Monday at 6:15 p.m. at the Park Plaza. Polish vets elect directors New president of the 85-mem-ber Lethbridge Polish Veterans Association is J. S. Blech, elected to succeed retiring president Paul Kohut. Genek Stanek is vice-president, Walter Wojtowicz secretary and Bruno Suszczewicz treasurer. Elected directors for the year were John Czerkies, Bruno Odorski and Ted Smal. Trustees are Tony Szulc, Adama Machlajewski and Bernard Kak pak. NDP Calgary convention features David Lewis Speeches by National Leader David Lewis and Saskatchewan Premier Allan Blakeney will highlight the 10th annual New Democratic Party of Alberta convention Friday to Sunday at the Palliser Hotel, Calgary. At 9 p.m. Friday - following Mr. Blakeney's 8:15 speech - the Saskatchewan premier, Alberta NDP Leader Grant Notley, NDP Member of Parliament Wally. Firth of the Northwest Territories and Alberta NDP Youth Leader Luc- ille Willis will engage, with the public, in a "bear-pit" discussion session. Mr. Lewis is expected to discuss recent and pending activities in the House of Commons during his speech at 3 p.m. Saturday. At 8:15 p.m. Saturday Eileen Dailly, deputy premier of the new NDP government in British Columbia, will address the convention. Other items on the agenda include:  7:30 p.m. Friday greetings by Calgary Aid. John Kushner, with brief addresses by Murray Jampolski, Alberta Teachers' Association; Reg Basken, Alberta Federation of Labor and Bill Dascavick, National Farmers' Union. Chairman will be Ted Takacs, president of the Calgary Metro Council,  An address by Mr. Notley at 11 a.m. Saturday.  Countdown 74 - Organization, chaired by Mr. Notley, the lone NDP MLA in the Alberta legislature. ^^^^Jfc T ^^^^^ TEXACO CANADA LTD. HAS FOR LEASE IN THE NEAR FUTURE A SERVICE STATION LOCATED IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA For those who are desirous of going into business for themselves, here is a rewarding and profitable future for the successful applicant. Interested parties Phone 327-2762, Lethbridge or write to P.O. Box 666, Lethbridge, Alberta for further information. ;