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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IT'S NOT TOO LATE for a Hawaiian Vacation For information und bookingi call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3J01 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridgc, Alberta, Wcdncsdny, February 23, 1972 PAGES 17 TO 32 flOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Ask aboul Photogray The leni lhat changes Iho light. Grade 12 exams a problem again By HON CALDWELL Staff Writer The dales set by the provin- cial government for Grade 12 departmental examinations in June will cause some problems in Letlibndge because ot the city's semcstered school sys- tem. The examinations are set for June 12 to 19. The Lethbridge semester ends June 7, which means there is a period of nearly two weeks before stu- dents arc out of school for the year. The Tuesday night meeting nf pnhiic school board was told the dates are causing in- convenience to many parents who have already scheduled their summer vacations and now are forced to change them. Students who had expected to be availalble for summer jobs before June 19 also face a prob- lem. The length of time between the end of regular classes and the start of deparfmenlals is also seen as a disadvantage to students uho are not particu- larly studious, although it will have the opposite effect on the more studious students. In an effort to lessen the ef- fects of the examination dates, the public school Iward has de- cided that the last day for in- struction in non-departmental subjects will be May 31 while instruction -in departmenta subjects will conclude June (ill Local examinations in non- departmenlal .vubjecLs will be written June 1 lo G. Dr. 0 P. Larson, publi school superintendent, said i appears there is li-tlc chance the government's dates will Iw changed lo accommodate LeLh bridge. debentures approved Tlie Lelhbridge public school board has approved two sep aratc bylaws totalling for improvements to various schools in the district. The board gave all three readings to a bylaw aulhoriz iiig the borrowing of fluids ne cessary to pay for a addition to the Senator Bu chanan Elementary School. Hamilton Junior High School will receive in improve- ments under the second bylaw approved, and will go lo finance work at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Several other schools will re- ceive improvements ranging from to New businesses to downtown L Two new businesses will open their doors in downtown Lethbridge next month. One is an international elec- tronics chain store, Hie other, a sporting goods shop. Plainsman Sports Ltd. is ex- pected to open adjacent to the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, kilty-corner from the Marquis Holel, about March 4. Owners are Ken KoLfcas, for- BRIGHTEN UP YOUR HOME SEE OUR WEEKEND Cash and CARRY SPECIAL FOR ONLY 1 ,50 MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Phone 327-1515 mer Barons area farmer, and Bob Hobbs of Calgary. The shop will feature1, hunt- ing equipment; reloading equipment; fishing, hiking, camping items; Japanese Hodalta and Mexican Carabella rwtorcyclcs; anrt Scorpion snowmobiles. The Radio Shack, one of 400 such stores in the U.S. and Canada, expects lo open March lli in the former Ekelton's Jew- ellery location at 327 5th St. S. The international chain will feature its own stereo compo- nents, radios, walkie-talkies and related electronic parts. Radio Shack is a division of Tandy Leather Co. of Canada Ltd. which is owned by Tandy Corporation, a public company listed on the New York stock exchange. Tandy Corporation last year had sales of S3C5 million. Tfie corporation operates fac- tories in Japan, Korea and Tai- wan. Products are retailed through the Radio .Shack stores under the Realistic brand names. There now are Radio Shacks in Canada from coast lo coast. HUMIDIFIERS C A SHEET METAL LTD.' 1709 2nd S. 328-5973 SERVICE L'lD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE S THURSDAY, FEB. 24th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE A very nice selection of household items lhat will en- hance the living vnlucs in your home. See them today, in- cluding (he following: Nice off-white bedroom suile dresser, chest of drawers. 54 inch, box spring and mattress, Nice set of hunk beds Also box spring and mattress; Oak dresser; Upholstered rockers and swivel chnirs; Light blue lounge and chair; Red chesterfield and lounge; Odd cabinets: A selection of mattresses, different widths; Hot Taint fridge; (I.E., Ke.nmore and Connor wringer washers; Selection of gas ranges, 20 lo 40 inch; Beautiful Moffat electric range, 40 inch; Coal heater, Toilet and bcwl; rialhroom sinks. Propane Hydro-Flame healer; Selection of doors; Trunk; Kitchen stools; Hi-chairs; Folding chairs; Toys; Stools; Small rug; Pole lamps; Bird cage and stands; Luggage; Table lamps; Old telephones; Trikes; Strollers; Toasters; Beaters; Irons; Toa kettles. Many other articles, all for your inspection now. Viking, Fleclwood and Fjlcctrohomc TVs. SPECIAL NICE SMALL SAFE 21 x 20 M 31 Inches liigli In very gcmrt shape. ALSO OLDSMOIIILF. SEDAN SICK THESE NOW! FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGB AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 SEWER FOR INDUSTRY Two-thirds of the water works services for the new Purity Bottling Plant in the industrial park are in the ground. Here, a workman sur- veys the backfill covering a storm sewer extension to Ihe plant on 9th Ave. east of 28lh St. N. Work is expected to begin next week on construction of an 18-inch water line in the area. The sanitary sewer was put in last fall. Senior Boy Scout officials to visit Lethbr idge March 1 John "W. LShnrp, president ol 1 he Nalaort al Council of Boy ScouLs of Canada, and A. Wai- ace Denny, deputy chief scout Building collision costly Richard Arnold Crowthers. :0, of Medicine Hat was fined <310 and assessed SIB court costs when he pleaded guilty in Ihbndge m a g islrate's court o traffic charges All of the ciisrges laid were he result of dr.'inage to the rout of Kirk's Tire Sales 1SIH1 L'.d. early Saturday mor- ling by a car which collided vilh (ho building three times. guilty to ailing (o notify the owner of properly damage, racing, driv- ing a CLir with no driver's li- cense, driving an uninsured motor vehicle, driving an un- registered moto'To'iicl? and misuse ot license plnlos. of the organization, will visit Lethbridge March 1 Their visit is part of a West- ern Canada tour arranged for them to meet people in the community and obtain first- hand information on scouting at the community level. Mr. Sharp was elected presi- dent of the national council in May, 1971, a step up from the position of vice president which he had held for two years. He was actively involved with the scouting movement as a boy, and returned after service in the Second World War lo Festival deadline Saturday CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Louver Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG PHONE 327-2822 Dislribiilors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street Soulh Phone 328-692? NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician k Repairs lo Radios, Tolovlilom and Tapo Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO Saturday is the deadline for all prospective entrants in Ilic 42nd annual Kiwanis Music Festival. The entry forms may ob- tained from Leister's or from Marge M c Laughlin, executive secretary. They must be sub- mitted with the correct fee by Saturday to Mrs. McLaughliu. The music festival will be held April 21 to 29. continue Ms interest and sup- port by filling various positions on the executive. In he was awarded the Silver Aconi in recognition of his service, the second-highest distinction conferred by the Boy Scouts of Canada. Mr. Denny was appointed deputy chief scout by Gover- nor General Roland Michcner in June, 1971. He has served in various positions for the move- ment since 1952, being most ac- tive in the affairs of the Inter- American World Scouting. He has since accepted a posi- tion as chief of the operations section with the Boy Scout World Bureau in Geneva. Mr. Denny was awarded the Silver Acorn in 1962 and in he received the Silver Wolf, semiring's highest award for ex- ceotional service. The two men will visit city hall and meet Lelhbridge Uni- ted Appeal officers before at- tending a dinner arid reception al Sven Ericks-c-n's Family Res- taurant. An invitalion lo the reception is extended to persons concern- ed with yculh. NEW and USED WE TAKE GRAINI Premier Loughe here today Pi emi cr Peter Lougheed may outline provincial govern- ment programs to aid sec- ondary industry such as meat and vegetable processing in southern Alberta during a speech to the Lethbriilse Chamber ol Commerce this evening. Mr. Lnughecd has expresed concern recently about Alber- ta's heavy reliance on revenue from the primary natural re- source industries. Details of aid to labor-inten- sive manufacturing industries such as processing plants here are expected in the govern- Weather squelch to stay By RON' CALDWELL Staff Writer I hereby take this oppor- tunity to heap a thousand curses on whoever or what- ever is responsible for rob- bing me of the visions of spring which I held only a few short days ago. Yes. just last week, the ice was melting, the snow was disappearing and buds were starting to appear on the trees. Even the little flowers and plants were preparing lo spring forth. Now, the ice is frozen, the ET.OW has reappeared and heaven only Imows what has happened to the buds on the trees. Oh. and those poor, heluless flowers. The weather for today will sec the sky start to clear around noon. The temperature will get all the way up to 10 to 15 above before dropping lo zero to five below overnight. Tomorrow will be cloudy with some snowflurries and the temperature will he much the same as today. It would also be a safe bet that there won't he much change in the weather for at least a few more days. Curse you, whoever or whatever you are. Curso you, curse you, curse you. ment's speech from the throne March 2. Chamber manager Will Downs said that 500 fickcls had been sold by Ibis morning (or Ihe annual banquet at the El Hancho Convention Centre. 'Limited ticket sales will be available at the said Ihe chamber manager. Chamber members and guests from Edmonton, Med- icine Hat and Great Falls, Mont, will attend the dinner, said Mr. Bowns. Neil German, president of the Canadian Chamber of Com merce will be among head ta- ble guests. A reception Marls nl dinner at 7 and Premier heed's address about R p.m. The premier's plane was scheduled lo arrive at Kenyrm Field at p.m. and the gov- ernment pany will return to Edmonton following the cham- ber dinner tonight. Joe Hulton, press secretary lo the premier said Mr. Loug- heed has been loo busy v. itli cabinet and caucus mcelinps Tuesday and this morning lo prepare n speech, but v.uiilrt likely make notes for his ad- dress during the I'n-hour flight to Lethbridge. Services work starts in new Churchill subdivision Work began this week on ser- vices to (he Winston Churchill! subdivision on ICLh Avc. tween 18th and 20th St. N. he- Heruld and CJOC will water fight Jensen leaves V of L Dwiglit Jensen lias resigned as housing officer at the Uni- versity of LeLhbridge, effective March 1. Mr. Jensen will assume the sales manager's post at Noble Sales and Service, a newly- opened farm implement dealer- ship in Lelhbridge. Bob Powlesland, manager of food services, will assume the housing director's post. He will also retain (lie food services po- sition. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Avc. S. Phone 328-3398 The Gay Sp Look mgtime Camm's Now for rhe College Set! is lovely new style by WILD WOOLLEYS in slock in all-over glove tan, and redo with dark brown Suedo trim S16 'Condor" by JOYCE Available now at Comm'i in Black Crinkla Palcnl Wcl look. ns usual. Open imi Sal. 'Tit 'Til 9 p.m. CAMM'S 5lh Street S. SHOES j By RON CALDWELL Staff Squirt The CIOC lloso coupling squad, known far and wide as "The Drips." lias foolishly accepted a challenge for the trophy they accidentally won last year in the annual Lelh- bridge indoor hose coupling competition, .sponsored by the Lethhridge fire department. The challenge had been is- sued by The Lethbridge Her- ald "Squirt Squad" whose four members are r" spurts in this field and are heavily favored to wrest the trophy from unworthy hands. The competition will he held Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. in the Exhibition Pavilion. It will involve coupling sec- tions of fire hose together and knocking down a target in the shortest period of time But. The Herald contingent is prepared and a few sur- prises are in store for the. over confident champions. Enjoy your trophy while you can, See Juck, because it will not be yours for much However, if you wish to see It again after Saturday, per- haps permission can be ar- ranged for you lo visit The Herald editorial office for a brief look at it. But under no conditions will you be allowed to actually touch it again. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phone 328-4095 spokesman for the en- department said it will take a crev. of 10 men 'in- fil July lo lay storm and sani- tary sewers and water mains to the area. Sixty of the G5 lots made available by the city in UK sub- division have been sold fo local contractors. Several houses have been started and will require all ser- vices before July 1. For now, temporary electri- cal service has been provided hy the city at a cost of S250 per unit. Xo date has been set for work to begin on running permanent electrical lines Crew.1: must wail least until Hie ground frost has thawed. Steer prices Good slock steer calves Fold for an average of cents per pound at IJie Lethhridgo public slockyards during 1971. This was above the five-year average of 34.C7 cents. Hoyl'j Sporting Goods Dept. Special1. ICE FISHING TIP UP EACH 1 NU VO SLEEPING BAG SHAMPOO Reg. Li'. SPECIAL COOEY MODEL 39 22 CAL. RIFLE Reg. 26.95. I Q QQ SPECIAL 15.33 IMPERIAL 22 LONG RIFLE SHELLS 9 I Box of 50 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Canadian Furriers Final Clearance of a Limited Number of Fine Furs (Dyed) Muskrat Jackets Canadian Mink Jackets From .50 .50 Persian Lamb Jackets (Grey, Dycci Block) From Also Included A number of full length fur coals clearing at PRICE CANADIAN FURRIERS SHOP THURS. TIL 9 Paramount Tlicatro Ltd. P.M. Phono 327-4348 ;