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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Book now for this SPORTS WEEKEND OAKLAND, CAUF., MARCH 3, A, 5. See NHL Hockey Game Basketball Game Hone Racing For Information and hooklngl call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, February 19, 1972 PAGES 15 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Atk about Photogray The leni that change! with the light. Olson toughest Alberta MP to beat Jed Baldwin, (lie Progressive Conservative House leader pre- dicts Medicine Hat MP Bud Ol- son will be the toughest Liberal in Alberta to beat in the next federal election. Mr. Baldwin, the 65-year-old MP for Peace River will dis- cuss the election as featured speaker at the Lethbridge Fed- eral Conservative nominal i n g convention at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Civic Centre. "Olson is going to be the toughest guy to beat in Alberta because he has a personal fol- said a Tory spokes- man. Mr. Baldwin said in an inter- view from Ottawa that the Con- servatives have a "very good chance" to win all 19 seats in Alberta. Currently the Tories hold 15 seats and the Liberals have the remaining four. Lethbridge MP Deane Gund- lock, however, predicted Allen Sulatycky, the MP 'or Rocky Mountain will bo the hardest Liberal in this province to un- seat in the next federal elec- tion. Of Mr. Olson, the Lethbridge MP said: "He's not all that strong. A smart young farmer- type in Medicine Hat could gi him a hell of a run." Mr. Gundlock, who plans lo retire at the end of his term after holding the Lethbridge rid- ing for the Conservatives since said Mr. Sulatycky hat gainec' popularity with heatct criticism of government parks policy in the House of Com- mons. Mr. Gundlock, who plans lo attend the Feb. 28 nomination meeting here, was less confi- dent than Ms Peace River col- league about Conservative chances of sweeping all 19 seats in Alberta. Referring to Premier Lough- eed's pledge to deliver all If seats for the federal party, Mr Gundlock said "any politic! a r knows he can't always do 100 per cent of the things he'd like lo." The Herald sent staff photographer Phil Faulds to Waterton Lakes National Park this week to record the heavy snow- fall experienced there this winter. His pic- tures appear today on Page 31. The King and I to run March 8-11 March 8 marks the beginning of Winston Churchill High School's musical production, The King and I. The show runs for four nights, the first one being stu- dents' night. Staged at 8 o'clock evenings in the Yates Memorial Centre, the production involves more than 100 WCHS students, as well as teachers, children from the community and special as- sistance from the Muriel Jol- liffe dancers. The story concerns an En- glish widow who nas been en- gaged as governess to the King of Siam's 67 children. Played by Janet Duce, she is a dyna- mic, strong-willed person who frequently finds cause to dis- agree with the king's actions. Her attempts to adapt to the customs of the country and to the king himself create a series of hilarious and touching scenes. The king is portrayed by Al- bert Azzara, a Grade 12 stu- dent who will be remembered for his excellent performance as Max Detwciler in Churchill's 1971 productoin, The Sound of Music. Other major characters are MOVING? AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Gay Plomp as Lady Thiang, Ihe king's head wife; Debbie Grey as Tuptim, the king's slave girl; and David Mann as Lun Tha, her lover. Tickets for Ihe produclion are available at Leister's, Eat- on's, Winston Churchill High School, the Yates box office or from Churchill students. Ad- mission is per person on stu- dents' night and per person on the following three nights. Nutting's salary set City Manager Tom Nutting has been retained in thai capa- city for 1972-73 at per year plus per month car and unvouchered expense allow- ance. At the same lime, Mr. Nul- ling was given a nolice of in- tention by city council that ho will be retained in 1974 for 000 a year. Council has also sel the range for director's salaries at to Within thai range are Allisler Findlay, finance director; Ran- dy Holfcld, engineering direc- tor; Oliver Erdos, utilities di- rector; Bob Bartlett, commun- ity services director; and John Hammond, city solicitor. For non union city em ployecs, a five per cent cost of living increase has been es- tablished for this year. A general wage increase for city employees belonging to un- ions is more lhan ciglil per cent per year over Ihe next two years. ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 SAFETY DEPARTMENT OFFERS F Commercial Testing 1 Bicycle Safety Training 1 Snowmobile Safety Leclurni Driver Education and Training 1 Adonced Defensive Driing Courses Girl and Her Car Caro Courses 1 School Safety Patrol Training Safety Education Lectures ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd Ave. S., lothbridgo Plione 328-1771 J 'J ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD It didn't toke much Winter Carnival. However, it did take a bit of prodding to concludes tonight with the crowning prodding to get students involved in the pancake eating get some of the over-enthusiastic students away from contest during the lethbridge Community College Chinook Ihe table when it was all over. The week-long arnival of the carnival queen. -Ed Fmloy fhotoi raps Peigan community centre proposal By GREG McINTYRE Staff Writer Chief Morris McDougal has fired a couple of pot shots at a proposal to raise enough money to build a community centre on the Peigan reserve. Peigan band councillors were shown a 50 page study by Stanley Associates Engineering Ltd., a Calgary firm of consul- tants, that said a com- mercial culture recreation centre could be built on the re- serve with money raised from logging and ranching. Chief McDougal said the pro- posal, commissioned by the Pei- gan develop m e n t committee, would upset a current arrange- ment that permits individual In- dians to graze cattle free with band cattle. The plan would also be hin- dered by an Indian Act rule thai requires all money raised on the reserve to be cleared through Ottawa, he said. However, Chief McDougal said the band council would take the plan back to the re- serve for consideration. The band council may con- sider the plan at a meeting Feb. 29, said band manager Henry Potts. Mr. Potts, a former member of the Peigan band council, said the development plan could be a "valuable first step" toward improved living conditions for tht Indians who live on the acre reserve east of Pincher Creek. "That community centre in the plan is badly he said. At present recreation activ- ities are held in the gymnasium of an elementary school at the Brocket based reserve or in a community hall "badly in need of repairs." People from the reserve do most of their shopping at Pinch- er Creek or Fort Macleod, he said. The two month, study, paid for by the Indian affairs department, says "if the cattle and timber industries are de- veloped as recommended in the study, sufficient profit can be made to finance the construc- tion and operating costs of a commercial cultural recrea- tional building within about three years, or by the fall of 1974." A square foot build- ing would include: a store, laun- dromat, barber shop, pool room, band office, Indian affairs of- fice, public health office, indus- trial and handicrafts room, li- brary and lecture rooms. The total cost would also include construction of a 400 seat, ice arena. Skating surface would be nat- ural ice, however, since the cost of an artificial ice making plant was not included. The report, however, says the band must undertake a five-year Workman begins cleaning up debris Store battered by car Lethbridge city police have 'ound a car believed involved n a scries of collisions with he Kirk Tire (1964) Ltd. build- ng, 1621 3rd Ave. S. early this morning. A search for the car's driver continued at press time. Jerry Kirk, one of the com- pany's owners, said it appeared Ihe front of the building had hccm smashed into at least three times by a vehicle of some sort. Destruction to the building included three smashed plate glass windows, damage to the window frames and inside wall panelling around them, and at least one broken wall inside the building. The steel rack in front of Ihc building used to display a heavy equipment fire wns also badly bent, Mr. Kirk said. An estimate of the tolal dam- ages was not available. The damage was reported to city police by an unidentified city resident shortly after 2 a.m. today. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR SHOE REPAIR HANZEL 317 7lh STREET SOUTH program to develop logging and ranching. The reserve has enough Um- ber to employ Indian loggers for three years, said the report. In 1974 contracts should be ar- ranged with Johnson Bros., a sawmill company, to keep the logging company working dur- ing 1975 and 1976, cutting tim- ber off the reserve. Chief McDougal said the re- port did not give enough con- sideration to access roads into reserve timber stands, and the logging operation will require more study. The report called for crea- tion of legally incorporated companies, responsible to the Peigan band council, to run both the logging company and the reserve ranch. The Peigan band ranch, the CY Ranch, began a major ex- pansion in 1966 and is current- ly one of the largest ranches in Alberta and the major source of reserve revenue. The Stanley Associates report said Uie ranch must set out a five-year growth program, with month-to-month objectives and an annual budget. "If you're going to go after Urf potential revenue and com- mit those funds, you are going to have to go about it in a busi- Local AW A group protests park plan The proposed de- velopment of a massive rec- reational area at Lake Louise should not be allowed to go ahead until the federal govern- ment adopts a two-park policy, a conservationist says. Dr. Luke Stebbins, president of the Lethbridge chapter of the Alberta Wilderness Asso- ciation, said the development flies in the face of present na- tional parks policy. He said there are at least 17 articles in the policy which are in direct conflict with the Lake Louise development. If the federal government is not going to follow its present policy, then they should de- velop a new he said. Dr. Stebbins said the two- park policy should see poten- tial recreation areas covered in one policy and set strict regulations for the preservation of wilderness areas in a sec- ond policy. Until the federal parks pol- icy is changed, the Lake Louise project should not go said Dr. Stebbins. 'Personally, I am not opposed to the development if j that is what the majority of j people he said. 'But it has to lead to a two- park policy." Dr. Stebbins, a biology pro- fessor at the University of Lethbridge, said his associa- tion will meet Tuesday at p.m. in the Canadian Western Natural Gas Company auditori- um to prepare personal briefs, which will be presented to the department of Indian affairs and northern development at a public hearing in Calgary next month. The public is invited to at- tend. The Imperial Oil develop- ment would see the establish- ment of boutiques, dis- cotheques, gormct restaurants, a health spa, specialty clothing shops, and other such ameni- ties at the Lake Louise site. NEW and USED ORGANS MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAINI HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-3388 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 ness like Jim Lore, an agriculture expert with Stan- ley Associates told the band council. Accidents A total of damage and three minor injuries resulted in two separate collisions with parked cars early this mor- ning. Damages totalled when a car driven by Karl Mueller, Taber, collided with a parked car owned by Alen Fomradas in the 800 block of 6th Ave. S. Karl Mueller and Jack Sleighton also of Taber, a pas- senger in his car, were taken to LeHibridge Municipal Hos- pital, treated for minor in- juries and released. Victor M. Zielinski, Coaldale received minor injuries in a accident when the car he was driving collided with park- ed cars owned by Norman Alfred, 1404 15th St. S. and Ed- ward A. Hegi, 1014 16th S. in the 1500 block of 3rd Ave. S. Ariglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repoirs to Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO 0 Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charga for Orders over JUST CALL ft I I ff 327-0240 OR B I I S 8 From The 327-2297 b W I W H! CPR DcPot Opnn Weekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. 9 p.m. r hotc'tjrapfiif Jcrry Jerry J r Itofciqrapny tci. fr Name Worth Repeating A Name to Remember! ;