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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PLANNING A TRIP? Fw All Irani mat CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Viltai. JJW101 3JMIM The Lethbttdge Herald ebruar 241971 28 SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday. February h'l a GREAT DAY lo SMVE EVKYONE'S FAVOKIII (Special on Bulk Odm) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-77S1 Service tenders opened Borger Construction Ltd. of Calgary has submitted the low bid lor provision of services to Phase 1 of the city's west side development. Tenders were called by the city for two alternates one the original. servicing project for Phase 1, the other for ser- vices only to the eastern por- tion. Borger's bid on alternate one was on alternate two it was The highest of the four bids came from Cans Engineering Ltd. of Calgary, whose alter- nate one bid was For alternate two their bid was I Whissell Enterprises of Ed- monton submitted bids of 300 and Bids of 000 and came from Cunningham and Shannon Ltd. of Taber. The project involves installa- tion of drainage, sewer and water systems, plus roadworks on the periphery of Phase I. Most of the same items are in- cluded in both alternates; the second is simply smaller in scope. Ted Lawrence, engineering director, said the bids would be submitted to council for their consideration "in due course." He noted that the city has a 30-day period before the contract had to be awarded. The method of tendering, us- ing the two alternates, and the possible delay in letting the contract are related to the fact that projects scheduled for this year in the city's five-year capital budget were approved only to the extent that money was available. How much money will be j available depends on how the city finances still needed for the secondary sew- age treatment facilities. Mayor Anderson has indi- cated if the money can be bor- rowed through Central Mort- gage and Housing Corporation the city will be in a position to provide full services to Phase 1. Other financing meth- ods would likely be more ex- pensive, possibly resulting in the city having to cut back to partial services. Hence the two alternates. The city has received word CMHC will probably approve a million loan if it were approved by the province. teachers involved South school districts move into conciliation low Creek. Crowsnest Pass. County of Vulcan, County of .Neweil, County of Warner, i County of Forty Mile. County i of Lethbridge, 'Brooks, Barons By JIM WILSON Herald Educalion Writer Eighteen southern Alberta school districts in which school boards and teachers are bar- gaining as unils have gone to conciliation in their 1970 1971 j contract negotiations. j About teachers arc cm- ployed by the boards. The school boards are band- ed into the Southern Alberta School Authorities Association, which until this year existed as a co-operative program body. However, under the new School Act school jurisdictions may band together in bargain-, K andv associate i 2." boat j Consolidated. Pinchcr Crert separate, Taber separate. C o a 1 (1 a 1 e separate. Picture Eutle separate and Sow Is- land separate school districts. AM A at Lethbridge shows net loss Toial membership in Motor Association, Ihc- totalled 330. up six (rom the Al- previous year. Costs involved in- i in the court appearances was Lcn S a u n d c r s. provincial president of the AMA. spoke to The financial statement pre- the meeting telling i the 57 per- ana leacners arc e n ing jointly, but are not SASAA sented at Tuesday night's an- sons present that the AMAhas members i nual AMA meeting showed a retained its position as second They too have applied for con- net loss of for combined largest underwriter in the prov- SCOUTS, GUIDES, AND THE LAW Eddie Meili of the 16th lethbridge Scout Troop, uses the microphone to alert cars of the tethbridge city police in his capacity Tuesday as acting police chief. Police Chief James Car- penter offers assistance. Also on Tuesday, Cathy Sobuliak of the tethbridge 3rd Guide Co., donned the robes of office as acting magistrate. Above, she talks over a de- cision with Provincial Judge tloyd Hudson. Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies, Venturers and Rangers ore marking Founders' Week, honoring Lord and Lady Boden-Powell. Today, Sharon Orr of the 7th Lethbridge Guide Co. is acting president of the University of Lethbridge, Rick Corbert of the Lethbridge 4th Scout Troop is acting pres- ident of the University of Lethbridge. Mary Jean Sawicki of the 4th lethbridge Guide Co., and Tommy Herbert of the 5th Lethbridge Scout Troop, are acting superintendents of the Lethbridge separate and Lethbridge public school systems respectively. They too have applied for eiliation, involving 750 more teachers. Concilia lion commissioner John Hutton, of Calgary has been appointed by the Alberta department of labor lo assist the parties to resolve their ne- gotiations. Under regulations governing conciliation, a conciliation offi- cer is automatically appointed when either or both parties in dispute requcsl it. The offi- cer's actions or recommenda- tions are not binding. operations throughout the year j ince. in spite of the fact that mem- berships were up almost 200 over the previous year. A somewhat milder winter in contained in a package public He also mentioned some new services which the AMA will be offering in the coming year 1970 as compared to 1969 brought emergency read ser- vice expenses to S545 with the 1970 figure at This is also in spite of a 33 cent increase in the AMA's cost edition called Action per call which rose from the 1969 level of S3.0L to S3.37. The number of emergenu road service calls made in SASAA President Hay Clark. 1970, was down 950 calls i of Burdett. also president of from the previous year. i the Alberta School Trustees' of the other service offered Association has protested that j by the AMA, the newly formed I teachers' demands are threat-! world travel department show- i ening to subvert the authority j ed one of the largest gross in- of school trustees in policy 1 matters. The teachers counter that Mixed reaction to federal plan to boost forage crops acreage they want protection in work- ing conditions since under the School Act all aspects of teach- er-employment are now ne- i gotiable. I Actual salary have been dealt with only sn perficially as neither group is comes, yielding up from 1969. There were motor ve- hicle license plates sold at the Lethbridge office during the past year, 1.203 more lhan in 1969. and there were 346 opera- tors' licenses issued, up 15. negotiations i Due to jncreased automobile insurance rates over the past year, the number of new poli- COMPIETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. 5. Ph. 327-5454 By STEVE BAREIIAJT Herald Farm Writer s announcement studies specialist with thei program is necessary to south-: the cattle are available, but at Lethbridge Research Station, i Alberta cattlemen, said a Prairie pasture study Ottawa's announcement over the past 10 Monday of a three-year, years snmved. seeded pasture million program designed to area was jncreasing by about persuade Prairie grain pro- i 12o.ooo acres per year and hay- ducers to switch crops and summer tallow acreage into forage production was ceived with open arms Mr. Gray said the demand for fat cattle is growing and present there is not enough pasture land in the area. Al Beattie public relations southern Alberta by cattlemen. but met some skepticism from grain officials. The incentive program will pay producers per acre of land pasture by acres per vear. "This rate will have to be in- by 10 times if the de- nd required by the Prairie's .owing beef industry is to be met over the next 10 years." Mr. Smoliak said 10 million acres of land currently used to land taken out of grain crop or summerfallow and planted to forage. The program was im- plemented in an attempt to -j i bring forage production to the i science at the station, said J level" required by growing beef industry. Hat rural district. Taber, officer with Alberta Wheat! i Pool. Calgary, said there is no j doubt that Canada needs the j increased beef production, but j JL I Vl questioned whether this par-; Mcular program is the best; way to obtain the desired in- crease. Mr. Beattie said the pro- gram will likely help beef pro- Lethbridge and southern Al-! ducers in Saskatchewan and Uerta school students will have prepared to seriously consider money until the working con- ditions and their costs have been established. Included in the SASAA group are the Cardston. Medicine licences, issued from the AMA office. including cer- big cies dropped off to 602 from 902 the previous year. The number of renewed policies totalled compared to 925 missing; so is car tificates, bird licences, game licences and fishing li- cences were down to from 1.342 in 1969, although revenue! gained from the sale of these j licences was up S460. The in-; crease was due to the rise in i game licence fees. The number of court appear-1 ances made by lawyers repre- the Lethbridge office ELECTED Fred King has been elected president of the Lelhbridge branch of the Alberta Motor Association for the next two years, succeed- ing R. L. Jardinc. Elected vice chairman was Thomas. J. D Paterson, Ken McLean. Bill SMton and. Kaye Kerr were elected AMA rtire'ctors. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Dr. S. B. Slen. head of animal gather in rapidly! based nn. the Projected bcefjiion. Lethbridge Southwest Association for the Alberta conven- Sylvester S m o 1 i a k. range Welcome Teachers! Enjoy your Convention and your in tethbridge. While in visit our store for the finest for the family. Just Arrived! our new spring LISA DEBS As illustrated in Block ond Red Crinkle patent wet look. Siies 7V: to 10'b in AAAA fittings. 7 to 10 in AAA, 6'.? to 10 in 5 to 10 in B filtinqs. Identical Handbags To Match. Just Arrived-A New CLOUD SOFT ORIGINAL Mink ond Block Crinkle cattle increase of 35-50 per j Featllreci speaker for the con- c n t over the nest 10 years, there is every indication that without the program there will be insufficient forage to meet requirements. Dick Gray, manager of Leth- bridge's Valley Feeders said vention will be former CBC Television newsman and com- mentator Stanley Burke, now co-ordinator of multi media studies at York University in Hamilton, Out. Mr. Burke will speak Lethbridge said he feels _____ jernment should take a harder the increased pasture acreage spontaneity and ne.w methods j ]00k at the situation, and ex- Alanitoba who are not as spe- cialized in beef production as are producers in Alberta. City police are on Hie look- He said the decision should j out for a 1965 Oldsmobile. blue, be made on a regional level 4-door hardtop with Alberta li- r a t h e r than including the cence plate 7D 6188. whole of the Prairies. The car was taken from "Alberta has the breeding i Fleming Motors in Lethbridge stock and the range already Tuesday evening by a man say- available so producers can ex- ing he wished to test drive the pand anytime they want to." I car. An official with the Alberta i A salesman placed automo- department of agriculture in bile dealer licence plates on the vehicle and allowed the man to take the car. Neither the man nor the car has been seen which would result from .the jn education at the annual ban- quet. Thursday evening at j p.m. in the Exhibition Pavilion, i and tickets are still available. i The theme of the convention I is Crises in Education, and in addition to Mr. Burke, other i Canadian and American speak- ers will deal with topics in- chiding authority, ecological education, educational myths and purposes of education. All sessions will be held at the Lethbridge Collegiate Insti- tute. Brighten Your Home With Beautiful SPRING FLOWERS The Teacher's Fa JOYCE SHOES ''Overture" as illustrated Available in Red, Beige, Brown and Black. Wet took Crinkle Potent JUST ARRIVED! 14" UNLINED Granny Style Boots In black stretch crinkle. Wet Look. Al 403 5th Street South Open Thursday and Friday Until p.m. IRIS DAFFODILS TULIPS PUSSY WILLOWS MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Marquis Hotel Bldg. Phone 327-1515 Our Wide Selection of BOYS' SHOES In sizes 3-7 just like big brother's. Slip-ons ond straps. CAMM'S SHOES Remand given Steven .lulhcr. a 17-year-old Lfthhridge youth, was arrest- ed Monday for the possession of cannibus resin under the Narcotics Control Act. He appeared before Leth- bridge Provincial .hidge L. Hudson Monday ami pleaded guilty. Juhler was remanded in custody for sentencing March i I. ercise caution so producers i sinci aren't faced mth a situation of excess forage acreage similar to what was faced in 1970 with wheat. "J u s t like wheat, govern- ment subsidy payments could result in producers going over- b o a r d. The economic pen- dulum in situations like this can swing too far too fast.'' he said. He added that not all of the required beef population in- crease need come from forage pasture increases. could use meth- ods they have been using in re- cent years, feeding the surplus of barley." he said. see us for fast, expert PHOTO FINISHING Anglo Distributors Stereo Photographic Centre 419 5th Street Soulh Phone 328-6923 PRIME SPACE FOR RENT DOWNTOWN NEXT TO POST OFFICE PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 4500 Sq. Ft. Main Floor 6000 Sq. Ft. Lower Floor May Be Divided lo Suit Tenant CALL p.m. PAHULJE CONSTRUCTION LTD. SPECIALS Prices in effect Thursday, Friday and Saturday Only! Cherry Layer Cakes 75c Chocolate Chip Loaves.......Each 53c Cinnamon Twist Buns 6 (or 41 c Parkerhouse Rolls do, 49c WE ARE CLOSED ALL DAY WEDNESDAY MARQUIS BAKERY tOCATED IN THE MARQUIS HOTEL BIDG Phone 327-4441 CANADIAN FURRIERS FUR SALE CANADIAN MINK And Full length Coots. Regular SM50............ PERSIAN LAMB (DYED BLACK) 3a Coals. Regular S695................ 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