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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New Low European Fares Effective April 1, 1972. Moke your bookings now for your Holiday in Britain and Europe. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LetKbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Letlibridgc, Alberta, Tuesday, February 29, 1972 PAGES 11 I'O ZU ___ NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. 5. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Ask about Phologrciy The lens that change! with Ihi light. Hurlburt gets PC nomination By JOE MA Slaff Writer Ken Hurlburt, the 43-year-old former mayor of Fort Macleod won tho nomination for the Lethbridge riding for the next federal election at a packed Progressive Conservative par- ty convention Monday night at the Civic Sports Centre. The only surprise was t h e margin of his victory votes against 301 for Ihe only otter contender, 40-year-old Lethbridge investment dealer John Gcgo. Even before the convention, the Gogo camp quietly conceded that Mr. Hurl- burt had the edge. "I make no promises of great or earth-shattering Mr. Hurlburt told the more (lian delegates and vis- itors. "It would be foolish for me to do so. But with your sivp- your vote tonight, comes a sincere promise. I'll fight hard. I'll work hard lo repre- sent each and every one of you." The convention drew the lar- gest crowd in the sports cen- tre's history'. The contention was jammed with Mr. Hurlburt's supporters from Fort Macleod. Deane Gundlock, the MP whose an- nounced plan to retire led to the nomination contest, also threw his support behind Mr. Hurlburt. The Hurlburt camp had com- plete control of the going of the convention. Yellow buttons of smiling faces with "Vote for Hurlburt" were pinned on most delegates and pretty girls were employed by the Hurlburt camp. The sheer number of yellow badges s e e n en al- most four of every five dele- Reminiscing with the Colonel Baking Bread "It's no wonder I wen! into the restaurant business. I was six when my Daddy died and Mom had to work to keep us, so 1 was left to cook and be housemaid at home with my little brother of three and my baby sister. I re- call, one day when I was about seven, Mom was olf working at [he cannery in Henryville, and I decided to bake light bread. I set my yeast, made my sponge and I baked the prettiest loaf of light bread you ever laid eyes on. I wanted to show it to Mom, but she wouldn't be back from Hen- ryville for two or three days. So we set elf. my brother and me lakinti tuins to cany the baby, j a resllit Of i'OSsins mid we walked through the j a coin, was moved by Cicve is made a balloting a mere technicality to affirm Mr. lurlburt's overwhelming popu- arily with the PCs. The lluriburl camp spent much more campaign funds han the Gogo group. G. W. (Jed) Baldwin, the PC louse leader, came from Ot- to address the convention. Mr. Baldwin attacked the cabinet of Prime Minister ierre Trudeau for increased military expenditure, wasting .axpayers' money and mocking .he judicial process. Anolher speaker was Fred Gladstone, son of the late Se- lator James Gladstone of Cardslon, the first Indian sena- tor, who died last year. Mr. Gogo accepted his defeat graciously. He congratulated Mr. Hurlburt and told the dele- gates: "We came as two camps. Let us leave as one imp." Party officials said both the turnout for the convenlion and the margin of Mr. Hurlburt's victory made records in the political his'iory of southern Al- berta. Convention notes Granum's town council meet- ing was held Monday afternoon instead of evening, as regu- larly scheduled, so the council- lors could travel to Lett- bridge's Civic Sports Centre to help cinch the Conservative nomination for their neighbor Ken Hurlburt. Fort Macleod was also al- most empty Monday night, sev- eral residents said at the con- vention. Start of the meeting was de- layed nearly 90 minutes be- cause of Hie throng of people lined up to get their voting cre- dentials and ballots. 'file meeting was "back- wards" in the hall, with the podium at the east end and the stage, jammed with voters, at tile rear. At least people were in the building, it is cal- culated, probably the largest crowd it has ever held. A few dozen visitors from other political parties were squee7.cd into one comer of the bleachers, to make room for voters. In the 1968 election Deane Gundlock got votes out of the cast in the Leth- bridge constituency. G. W. (Jed) "Baldwin, the Conservative House leader who flew from Ottawa for the con- vention, was seen folding a pa- per aeroplane and letting go of it down the aisles. The longest warmest applause went to Fred (Jiad- slono, son of the late James Gladstone of Cardston, the first Iiifiian senator in Canada. The only time applause sub- sided at the convention was when a woman official of the party announced hat-passing to collect money to finance the next federal election. About S300 was collected less than a quarter per delegate. Ken lluriburl, in an uncon- ventional convention speech, introduced his wife as "busi- ness partner personal sec- retary frankly, my best supporter." John Gogo's nomination, com- Council approves project rowth lor Ex. Pavilion Special city census L J John Gogo, Ken Hurlburt Alberta needs more parks travel industry men say By RUDY HAUGESEDER Siaff Writer MEDICINE HAT Alberta must set aside more areas for provincial parks and forest preserves, delegates attending the Alberta Travel Industry woods and fields to Henryville, lo show my Mom that loaf of light bread.'' Hill of Lelhbr'dge, seconded by Dennis Burt of Cardston, and "Ihirdcd" by Dick Gray, of I Lothbridge- each giving a short The Colonel still takes great pride in his cooking. That's why Ken Hurlburi's nominators all over Canada, the Colonel's were Dr. John Walker of Fort boys nrc cooking Kentucky Fried i Maclrod, Mrs. Lavonnc Thomp- Chicken hist the way lie taught i sPrinR Colllcc Rk'h" Ihe, Chicken just the way lie taught j son of Spring Coulee and Rich- Ihcm usinn. soecial recipe. "f Jit- IMI.MI, I'OIM.J r 1 u-li- n! Yen can be sure that cr I you buy Kentucky Fried Chicken it'll laslo Tinner lickinn.' good'. Allcr all who knows more about Kentucky Fried Chicken than Colonel Sanders and his boys. fried ;s Gal Jr. was chairman of Ihe meeting and Dick Johnson conducted the election of the candidate. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phono 328-4095 Association annual convention urged. Because this province's tour- ist industry is growing rapidly and the future recreational de- mands "have been reliably predicted to be far in excess of what we currently posses" the government must take imme- diate action, a resolution pass- ed by the convention states. The Peace River tourist zone resolution adopted by the dele- gates continued: Established parks and areas must be signi- ficantly improved to provide good and attractive visitor fa- cilities and ecological protec- tions. The tourist industry "has the definite potential fo becoming Alberta's greatest revenue pro- ducer, as well as source of meaningful job opportunities, TIAA executive committee re- solution passed by delegates said. It resolved that a new full portfolio lie created in this province instead of maintaining the present "minister without portfolio in charge of tourism" situation. By establishing a full provin- cial department, the govern- ment would acknowledge the economic importance of the in- dustry. Another Peace River resolu- tion adopted by the delegates called for the TJAA to prepare a brief for the provincial gov- ernment which will outline the highway and road priorities throughout the province needed to meet increasing traffic. "We do not have sufficient highway facilities nor the stan- dards necessary on all estab- [islied roadways to meet the pre- sent and future needs of the visistor the resolu- tion staled. The provincial body resolved that the Travel Industry Asso- iation of Canada be approach- ed to encourage the federal government to maintain a cap- ital grant program for tourist fncililics. Alhcrta inaugurnicd such a program last year. A Calgary Tourist and Con- vention Associalion resolution passed Monday said that the province's history is a public resource and its artifacts must he legislalively protected. It urged a povcrnmcnl-spon- sored program to rediscover and protect historic areas from destruction while also request- Ing lhat the private sector he involved in the program. A Peace Kiver tourist zone resolution also urged an in- crease in Alberta History con- tents in school textbooks. British greatest Columbia, competitor Alberta's for the tourist, has set aside certain designated areas with special licensing service facilities to accommodate tourists "Gas- town" in Vancouver an Ed- monton resolution passed at the convention stated. The Edmonton Convemion Bureau urged the provincial government "to examine the possibility of declaring certain specific areas within the prov- ince as 'visitor attractions' in order that special legislation can be enacted'' to provide less-restrictive licensing regu. lations for those areas. Village Lake Louise will 'do something for people'' MEDICINE HAT (Staff) I ingly opposed the project, idea The controversial million Village Lake Louise develop- ment in Banff National Park is the result of a federal govern- ment requesl "to do something for the said the pro- posed project's vice presidenl Bill Bahcn Monday. He also charged lhat Ihe op- ponents of Ihe various conser- vation and wildlife groups are "guilty of gross inac- curacies.'' Chris Dimkley, president of the Banff Calgary branch of the National and Provincial Parks Association claimed the project would bring too many people into the area and upset the ecological balance of the area. Arguing it was "an urban type of development and should not he allowed." Mr. Dunkley pointed to United Slates parks which suffered serious ovcr- crowding and ecological dam- Colonel Sanuurs and his boys make II "linger lickln' good" Do you havo merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Avo. N. Phono 327-1222 JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE PANTSUITS UNIFORMS All Styles Colors 404 5th St. S., Upstairs Phono 328-3631 LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 by direcling a barrage of ques- tions at Mr. Bahen. Discussion about the develop- ment will continue at loday's workshop sessions. During the past weekend in Lethbridge. Alberta labor lead- ers said the project will prob- ably be approved, because the provincial government does not opimso the idea. It was pointed out that. Pre- mier Peter Loucheed'.; brother, Donald Lougheed, is vice-presi- dent of operations for Imperial Oil, Toronto. Some cabinet ministers have voiced complete support of the Imperial Oil financed project. A special census will be con- ducted before the end of April lo determine an accurate popu- lation figure for the city. City council Monday ap- piovcd a request by the city manager to hire 25 qualified students as enumerators at a cost of between and In a letter to council, City Manager Tom Nutting said the increase shown by the January census, of 952 people over last year is "impossible to accept." For example, city meter readers did a check of one 'our-block area in the city and 'ound there had been omis- sions, Mr. Nutting said. He listed four reasons why .he census appears inaccurate: 125 enumerators with little training were used in the cen- sus; some homeowners failed to register all occupants of the house because some lived in un- authorized suites; some enumerators did not register any students; the character of some areas of the city made enu- meration difficult for female census-lakers. Mr. Nutting said he estimates the population increase over the last year should be to An accurate growth rate anc population figure is necessar; to plan future developments, he said. Financing of one future de velopment had to be postponed Monday because not enough al dcrmen were at the meeting to pass a money bylaw. Council needs six of members to approve a bylau aulhorizing the city iu borrow by debenture for a re and pumping station in West Lethbridge. Aldermen Cam Barnes Vaughan Hcmbroff, Vcra Fer guson and Bill Kcrgan were no at the meeting. A special meeting has bcel called for today to have sccom and third readings given to 111 bylaw. Council did give an informa lender award lo Foundatio Company of Canada, wliic miitty's trophy R visitors arc now transported in by other means, he "If the1 distinctive quality of our national parks is lo be maintained, the nimVher of visitors will hr.vo to ho restrict- Mr. Dunkloy said. Imperial Oil. a muili-million dollar subsidiary of a I'nitcd Plates compinv is Civsnonsor- j ing Ihe project, and if Village Lake Louise is approved, "il j will give Ihc corporation a vir-j tual monopoly in the j Mr. Dunkicy said. Fllrlhcrmore. "it would almost inipoxsiblo to prevent commercial venture in other j parks." Speaking nl. Ilio annual moot- ing of ttic Tourist Industry As-1 sociation of Alberta, Mr. Bahcn dcfcrdcd the project which would see llu1 addition of ac- conimiidaiion for It.500 al world renowned site. During an elaborate audio- j visual attempt to the j delegates favor towards the proposal. Mr. Rahcii said tho project had been sludied by j several ecology specialists, hir- j cd by tho company, before be- ing prcsenled lo the federal governnicnl. The ocologisls re- ported that no ecological dam- ape would result. Convention delegates seem- bridge Community College to be awarded to the winners of intCT- collcpe competitions in pancake- caling. The LCC is prepared to nicot any challenges nir.de by Alber- ta colleges. RICHARD BURKE Staff Writer A expansion to double the size of the Exhibi- tion Pavilion was approved in principle by cily council Mon- day. Council also agreed to lend the Lethbridge and Dislrict Ex- hibition Board to help finance the project. Plans are for a 185 by 200- Iruclion of a new read could [00t addition to be built on the ome much sooner if K.A.B.O. WCst side of the pavilion, Andy hould be sufficient for the next 0 to 15 years, hut that con- j submitted the low bid of S514 000 for construction of the re ;crvoir. Construction could begin by mid-March if enough aldermen attend the meeting today to ap- prove the financing. On another matter, council agreed to an exchange of land with K.A.B.O. Holdings Ltd. to allow' for realignment of North Mayor Magrath Drive. The exchange is subject to immediate registration of a plan for realignmcn': and the condition that the existing North Mayor Magrath Drive right-of-way remain until the realignment is completed. Mr. Cutting said the existing alignment of the roadway isists on it. Council also approved a nc- oliated agreement between cily and the International issocin'tion of Firefighlers, Lo- al 237. A 27-month contract calls for n end-rale wage incrasc of 22.2 cent. A fireman first class re- eiving SfiiJl a month in 1971 rill receive a month (8.85 er cent increase) effective an. 1, On Jan. J, 1973, he rate will increase by 8.13 ier cenl lo a monlh. Jan. 1974, a 3.9 per cent increase rill boost the rate to per nontli. Theatre project gets support Cily council Monday ap- proved in principal an Opporlu- lilies for Youth project which would re-open the Capitol The- tre for film, drama and music presentations. Satellite Experimental The- atre, represented by Bruce Al- en, Tom Gordon, Beverly Mc- Kean, Brian Murray ond Reid Seibert, also requested some fi- nancial support from Ihe cily. Thai request was referred to the community sen-ices advi- sory committee for a report. The group asked the city to pay the taxes and utililies on the building from May 15 to Sept. l.i when thr experimen- tal theatre would be in opera- tion. A spokesman for Ihe group said if the project is approved by the federal government, 17 students will have either part- time or full-lime jobs for Ihe summer. He told council there will be programs lo attract all au- diences, including older people and young children. The students also plan to use the theatre "to support any person or group who has Ihe ability bul lacks Ihe facilities to put on its own productions." Andrews, Exhibition manager told council. The space in the existing building, constructed in 1961 at a cost of is Inade- quate, Mr. Andrews said. Last year, the pavilion was rented on 270 days. The addition will provide for curling and skating events, as well as livestock shows, agri- cultural fairs and special sales promotions, he said. Pipes will be built into the concrete floor to allow for ice j m a k i n g. Although present plans do not include an ice- making plant, a building will constructed to accommodate .he facilities, lie added. An ice-making plant would cost an additional to There would also be a further expense for putting seats into the addition, but there are no plans for seating at this stage, he said. The loan from the federal government will have to be fi- nalized before the end of AprLL CORRECTION The Herald wishes to correct a statement made in Monday's paper which gave the date of the Tammy Wynette George. Jones concert as this Thurs- day. The two country singers will perform next Thursday, March 9, at the Exhibition Pavilion. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental BLACK DENIAL lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Don't Miss Our Big DINNERWARE CLEARANCE ONLY ONE SET OF EACH LEFTI 0 JOHNSON BROS. IRONSTONE 53-Pce. Service for 8 (Fruit Pattern) Reg. 57.95 Special, set 34. 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