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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, February 9, 1974 New grandstand is at designing stage A local architect has been commissioned to prepare sketches and prices for a new grandstand at the Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds No date for start of construction of the concrete structure has been announced by the board of the directors of the Lethbridge and District Exhibition Association Plans for the grandstand, which will replace the present seating facility built in 1912, will incorporate horse racing, dance halls, meeting rooms and youth areas in a year- round multi-purpose building. No value has been placed on the structure. Exhibition manager Andy Andrews said in a release Friday the demand for space on the present Exhibition Pavilion and Whoop-Up Pavilion has been so great many functions have been turned away. "The new structure will fill these he said In other business, the exhibition association board added some new twists for the 1974 summer Whoop-Up Days celebrations July 15 to 20. Everyone who buys a ticket to enter the Exhibition Grounds for the 1974 Whoop- Up Days celebrations will be eligible for a special daily draw for a prize Special attractions will be featured daily. Three or four attractions will be available for fairgoers at no charge. A free senior citizen's day will be added to the list of features The day hasn't been selected yet. Kiddies Day will be enlarged to encompass two days instead of the single day traditional at the fair. Free tickets for admission will be passed out to schools in Southern Alberta before the end of the school year. Fred Pritchard remains executive committee president while Doug Shackleford has been named first vice-president. Second vice-president is George Chessor while Stan Tiffin sits as past president. Al Radons is in charge of finance. The various committees established to operate and supervise the activities at the Exhibition Grounds for 1974 and the personnel named to those committees include: Agriculture George Chessor; concessions and exhibits Bill Kergan, Gordon Paterson, midway Sven Ericksen; parade Cleve Hill, racing Stan Tiffin: rodeo Ernie Snowden; children's day Paul Rusznak, Rex Little Youth Board Phil Edmundson, Cleve Hill; future development Cleve Hill, Jack Lakie and the executive board; beer garden and festival Benny Pavan; casino Al Radon, Phil Edmundson; Arts and Crafts Paul Rusznak; light horse show Tony Perlich. Gates and parking Bill West, Stan Tiffin; grandstand committee Gordon Paterson, Rex Little; new concession area Doug Shackleford; decorations and signs for the exhibition grounds all committees. Bad-cheque artist jailed 6 months A Raymond man who defrauded various area businesses of nearly worth of goods last year was sentenced in provincial court Friday to six months in jail John Pankowiecki. 52. pleaded guilty to six fraud charges in connection with incidents which occurred from April to October last year Pankowiecki obtained goods from a Cardston store in April and May with two worthless cheques. He bought tires in Shaughnessy later in the summer, charging them to a phony name He also bought chickens and eggs from a resident of the Shaughnessy area, promising the woman that if she held the cheque, he would return and pay cash He used similar tactics to buy five pigs from a Coaldale maii. He charged 11 tires at a Foremost store, and never returned to pay for them known this man for many Roman Sholdra. Pankowiecki's lawyer, told Provincial Judge L. W. Hudson. "He's a hard worker." "I hope you don't sell him Provincial Judge Hudson said. A Shaughnessy man fined in provincial court Friday for tossing a whiskey bottle onto the highway last month could have possibly saved half his money if he'd kept the bottle. Kenneth Bertsch, 24, pleaded guilty to a charge of littering. He was being stopped by an RCMP patrol car when he threw the bottle out of his car Three other men who appeared shortly before Bertsch on charges of having open liquor in their car were fined each. A Lethbridge area man charged with stealing a car Dec 6 pleaded not guilty in provincial court Friday. Gordon Gaboon will stand trial April 5. He was released on his own recognizance. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC 328-4095 Farmers receiving aid SUPER SPECIAL! 5-YEAR LIGHT BULBS Popular SizM Mfg. Sugg. Retail PRICE! GUI Hirfcnra 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Vegetable, potato and sugar beet producers in Southern Alberta are receiving labor assistance from the Alberta government to improve farm housing for seasonal workers. Glen Purnell, deputy minister of agriculture, says the program will provide winter employment for native workers with wages provided through the Priority Employment Program- He says this not only improves the housing situation for seasonal workers FUEL SAVINGI You tool at lower MmpwMura UM humidity to right Have a POWER HUMIDIFIER CHARLTON 6 HILL LTD. PktM 328-3388 but also supplies winter jobs for some of the unemployed. This winter's program was initiated Dec. 10 with eight jobs created. Gil Evans of Raymond is supervising the workers as a representative of the federal agricultural manpower office in Lethbridge. Last winter the Taber area was the prime area for the work. This winter, the eight workers are upgrading housing in the Vauxhall district. Any growers requiring assistance from the maintenance crew can contact Al Bothamley, manager of the agricultural manpower office in Lethbridge. INSTALLATION HUMIDIFIERS 1709 321.5973 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311-6th SLS. end 1514A tth S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 2 hour Mrvtee Expert tailoring Hat blocking perfect pleat drapery processing Carnival candidates LCC student body president Hal Gallup is roughed up by a bevy of candidates for the college's 10th annual Chinook Winter Carnival which begins Monday. Festivities include a torchlight parade, a concert, a fashion show and various contests, including the queen contest. The candidates are, from left, Connie Nagurny, Wendi Carney, Wendy Ryan, Pat Crawford, Darcie Chervinski, Valeri Serbu and Barb Duckworth. Eliza and the Lexicon winning play at festival 'Food-service industry will be top job provider9 The Lethbridge Youth Theatre's production, "Eliza and the was declared the winning play at the close of the regional one act drama festival Friday. The play will be presented at the provincial one-act drama festival at Banff March 1 to 3. "Eliza and the Lexicon" featured Dawn McCaugherty, 17, Debbie Anderson, 17, and Laurie Anderson, 13. Dr. Brian Tyson praised the girls highly for the "totality of their performance." The play was directed by Joan Waterfield. The winning play was chosen from among five entries. The others were "Where Have All The Lightning Bugs staged by the Lethbridge Community College Harlequin Players, "Hello Out by the Playgoers of Lethbridge, "Ladies of Camelot" by the Windy Hollow Players of Pincher Creek, and "Rising of the Moon" by the Playgoers. The University of Lethbridge Quarter Troupe presented a rehearsal of "The Happy Journey" as a non competing entry. Grain silage types topic of Taber corn convention The president of the Canadian Restaurant Association will be in Lethbridge Thursday to meet with the Lethbridge and district branch of the association. Mike Drakich will speak to the local group at a dinner dance to be held in his honor at the El Rancho Motor Hotel The CRA, which marks its 30th anniversary this year, is the voice of the food service industry, representing its members to the various levels of government on matters such as manpower requirements, food pricing and liquor licensing. Mr. Drakich says the food service industry, which employs people, will be a main provider of new jobs in Canada in future years. The industry now is the third largest employer in Canada. And, he says, "One of our prime goals this year is to develop a much closer liaison between our association and the federal government to ensure that Canada Manpower recruiting and training programs are meeting the needs of the country." Also, the promotion of the tourist industry is a priority item for the association. "Travel and tourism may become the most important economic factor in Canada Over billion is spent annually by some 30 million visitors to our country and Canadians themselves spend billion a year on domestic he says. The association is pursuing tourist promotion through the Docks available Applications are now being accepted by the parks superindentent at Waterton Lakes National Park for seasonal dock moorage. Only 40 stalls are available, however, additional moorage will be offered for weekly and daily use. Applications will be accepted to April 1 and should not include the moorage fee. development of a national sanitation code to help operators improve facilities for the benefit of visitors and Canadians. The code is being implemented by the CRA in co-operation with the provincial departments of health. Mr. Drakich, owner of the Top Hat Supper Club in Windsor, Ontario, adds the member association, besides acting as a voice to industry and government, also provides educational material to its members on subjects including food prices. FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. FOX, C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL'BLDG. The latest information on varieties, cultural methods and equipment will be presented at the third annual Alberta Corn Convention Feb. 15 in Taber. Garden head is re-elected Kyoto Shigehiro, president of the Lethbridge and District Japanese Garden Society, was re-elected to that position at a meeting Friday. Elected to vice presidential positions were L. T. Allen, first vice president. Dr. G. A. Kemp, second vice president and Tosh Kanashiro. third vice president. Both grain corn, used in the distilling and livestock and poultry feeding industries and silage corn, a type of hay used to feed livestock will be discussed. 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