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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PLAN YOUR EASTER VACATION EARLY VISIT DISNEYLAND AND LAS VEGAS FOR RESERVATIONS and PACKAGE TOURS Contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centra Villas* - Phone 328-3201 or 3J8-81M "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Utltbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, January 6, 1971 PAGES 15 TO 30 Treat Everyone To Delicious Alberta Roast Beef-On-A-Bun Available Only at . . . ERICKSEN'S Take-Out No. 2 - 1705 M.M. Drive S. - Phone 328-7751 School bells ring again on Thursday School starts Thursday for most Lethbridge public and separate school students - and school zones will be in effect again. Teachers at all city schools have been on the job since Tuesday, preparing for the spring semester following the holiday break. Lethbridge Collegiate Institute students, however, started, along with their teachers Tuesday, making up some of the time they lost when their school opened late in the fall due to the new addition not being ready for occupancy. A similar delay - of only one day - has also occurred at the Fteetwood-Bawden Elementary School for the spring semester. Students at the school will not report for classes until Friday morning, since the job of moving from Central and Fleet wood schools, and organizing the large open areas in the school, has not yet been com' pleted. Fleetwood-Bawden is the result of amalgamation of the old Centra], Fleetwood and Susie Bawd en elementary schools into one new school. The Cen tral and Fleetwood schools will be torn down later this year. The new school has one of the largest open-area instruction centres in Canada, the equiva lent of eight full classrooms. School zones with 20 miles per hour speed limits are in ef feet from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4:30 pm And a full stop is required at a flashing red light installation when the light is operating, even if no pedestrians are in the cross walk. LATE HOURS DEADLY From 9 p.m. to midnight is the most deadly time for drinking drivers. Drivers killed in crashes during these hours are over eight times as likely to have been drinking heavily as not to have been drinking at all. FLOWERS Speak the most beautiful language in the world FOR BIRTHDAYS ANNIVERSARY ILLNESS SYMPATHY SPECIAL OCCASIONS MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Marquit Hotel Blag. Phone 327-1515 Despite funds situation Service tenders call confirmed for Feb. 1 ^^^^^^^^ LOOK, MA, NO WINGS - In this day of super jets and trips to the moon, one of the joys which still endures is taking to the air in a soaring toboggan. The two boys here were joined by about 20 more children Tuesday on a coulee near Scenic Drive where the snow was fast, the weather comfortable and the bumps just right for short two-feet-high takeoffs. -Photo by Walter Kerber Indian news media to receive funds Indian News Media, a combination of Kainai News and Blackfoot Radio, will receive $56,634 from a federal supplementary grant of $139,012 for support of native communications in the province. The rest of the money will be used by the Alberta Native Communications Society which operates a radio program on several stations, and a newspaper in northern Alberta. Les Heialy, executive director of Indian News Media said the grant from the office of the secretary of state was necessary for the continuance and expansion of service and staff for the news business. "The money will allow us to COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 PREBQO ANNUAL BUILDERS' DISCOUNT AVAILABLE TO ANYONE BUILDING OR CONVERTING A RECREATION VEHICLE PREBCO EXTENDS A 10% DISCOUNT ON ALL NEW ITEMS. AS MUCH AS 50% DISCOUNT on slightly damaged or used part* and accessories PrebCo personnel are ready to assist the builder with plans and technical advice PREBCO RECREATION VEHICLES 600 4th AVE. N. PHONE 328-4421 OPEN WEEKDAYS and SATURDAY MORNINGS proceed with some expansion programs which have been stopped because of a lack of funds," he said. The grant will carry the Indian News Media to the end of the 1970-71 fiscal year. Mr. Healy said the money will be used to expand the facilities for the company, including a recording and broadcasting room for radio and beard room and a mailing room for the paper. Weather may warm Two conflicting fronts, one cold and one warm will create generally unsettled weather for southern Alberta over the next couple of days. Today will see cloudy skies with a good chance of snow or freezing rain. Temperatures will range from about 30 above during the day to 15 above overnight. Winds will be from the west at 20 mph. Thursday the skies should clear, but under the influence of a warm pressure system tern- CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LABI lower level MEDICAl DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 psratures are not expected to be severe. Daytime highs should be near 35 above. Tuesday's high and low temperature were 25 degrees above zero and eight below. One inch of snow fell on Lethbridge during the day. FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12th St. A 4th Ave. S. Open 12 Noon lo 2 p.m. Tuei., Thun. and Sat., except legal Holidays. HEY GANG! PLAN ON ENTERING THE MODEL KIT BUILDING CONTEST at WESTMINSTER DRUGS 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes and Trophies Will Be Awarded On Jan. 22nd for further information and entry forms Contact: WESTMINSTER DRUGS "Exclusive North Lethbridge Revlon Dealer" WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE (13th St, and 5th Ave. N.) Phone 328-7833 OPEN 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday CLOSED All Day Sundays and Holiday* A new reporter has been hired for the paper and there will be another secretary added to the staff. Mr. Healy said the company started to publish Kainai News bi-monthly Nov. 1 which doubled the costs and there will be an additional half-hour program on two radio stations in the province. Blackfoot Radio started with 15 minutes of air time per week. This has been increased to Vh hours per week. The additional programs will cost the firm $50 each. Tenders are to be called as scheduled Feb. 1 for installation of various city services despite the uncertainty concerning the availability of funds, Engineering Director Ted Lawrence said Tuesday he intends to go ahead as planned with tender calls for reservoirs for both the north and west sides and services to the west side, provided city council approves the projects at Monday's meeting. These are included in the first year of the city's 1971-1975 capital budget and were recommended for approval this week by the budget committee. Because of the unusual nature of the recommendation for approval, Mr. Lawrence has devised a flexible plan for calling for tenders. Because of a possible lack of funds (depending on how the remainder of the secondary sewage treatment facilities costs are financed) the recommendation for approval was only to the extent that projects could be covered by borrowing through the Alberta Municipal F i n a n c ing Corporation. This may leave some projects, or portions of them, out in the cold. Mr, Lawrence said that in view of this fact he plans to call tenders for one project that would include both the refeer-voir for the industrial park in north-east Lethbridge and one for the west side. Contractors will also be asked to submit bids on an alternate project in volving only the north side res ervoir, which must be built this year. Contracts for both reservoirs would be awarded if sufficient money is available. If the money situation is tight, only the north-side reservoir would be built The same approach will be applied to the installation of sewers and roadworks west of the river. Tenders will be called for the project as originally planned. This would provide services for Phase One of west-side development, scheduled for completion by the end of September this year. An alternate bid would be made on services to only the eastern portion of Phase One development. This would take in the planned commercial area and a residential subdivision. How much money will be available won't be known for some weeks. A meeting has been arranged with the provincial cabinet Jan. 28 to ask for help in paying for the sewage treatment facilities. Mayor Andy Anderson says the fed-1 eral government may be approached before the meeting with the province. If some form of help is available, the city should be able to go ahead with all projects listed in the capital budget for 1971. If. not, some cuts may Delay announced in sewage meeting A meeting between the city and a committee of the provincial cabinet, originally set for Jan. 13, has been re-scheduled for Jan. 28. Mayor Andy Anderson said Tuesday the meeting to discuss provincial assistance in paying for the city's secondary sewage treatment facilities was delayed because of a conflict with a public hearing in Lethbridge by the parliamentary committee on the constitution in Canada. Mayor Anderson said the change in date could mean a change in the city's approach to the problem of how to finance an extra $1,355,000 still needed for the sewage treatment facilities. He said the city may now approach the federal government before the meeting with the province. There were three possibilities to explore, he said - a loan through Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, a federal grant or a long-term federal loan at a low rate of interest. He said help from the federal government, if obtained, would be in addition to any that might be provided by the province. Mayor Anderson added that the crux of the problem with finding funds for the projects in Turn Page For the Big News! CAMM'S JANUARY SHOE SALE STARTS THURS., JAN. 7th - OPEN TIL 9 P.M. CHECK LIST FOR YOUR 1971 OFFICE NEEDS Pencil* Ball Pent Felt Pent Ledger Sheett Columnar Sheett Columnar Padt Columnar Book* Time Books Time Cards Transfer Catet Binding Cases File Folders Expanding Envelopes Envelopes Adder Rolls Telex Rolls Card Cabinet Card Index Filing Cards Calendar Refills Calendar Stands Diaries Daily Journal list Finders List Finder Refills Postal Scales Bond Paper Onion Skin Duplicating Paper Mimeo Paper Scotch Tape Rubber Bands Stapler Staples [ 1 [ ] Carbon Paper [ ] Steno Note Book [ J Scratch Padt [ ] Duplicating Fluid [ ] Mimeo Ink [ ] Quick Memo [ ] Garage Work Orders [ ] Metal Detkt Wooden Detkt ] Wooden Chairs I ] Metal Chairs I ] Stacking Chairs ( 1 Filing Cabinets f ] Typewriter Stand [ ] Watte Basket I ] Under Arm Catet [ ] Attache Catet [ ] Sheet Protectors [ ] Figuring Padt [ ] Acco Fatteners [ ] Pott Bindert I 1 ledger Bindert [ 1 Rotary Filet [ ] Detk Trayt I ] Detk Organltert [ ] Detk Orderlies [ ] Receipt Bookt [ ] Looselcaf Binders 2 Hole Punchers 3 Hole Punchers r ] Paper Clips I ] Pencil Sharpeners [ ] Blotter! [ ] Desk Sets [ 1 [ 1 PHONE OUR ORDER DESK OR HAVE ONE OF OUR SALESMEN CALL CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th ST. N. PHONE 327*4591 h a v e to be made. Services to the west side are low on the list of priorities and would probably be the first to feel the pinch. Mr. Lawrence said calling tenders Feb. 1 will keep the city on schedule for west-side services by next fall. the first year of the city's 1971-1975 capital budget was obtaining the needed $1,355,000 for secondary sewage treatment. He said he was "quite confident" the money could be borrowed through CMHC, which would leave the city with a deficit of only $183,000 for the 1971 portion of the five-year budget. This, he said, could be handled easily by reserve funds. Loans made through CMHC for the sewage facilities carry a 25 per cent forgiveness clause and would save the city about $225,000. Two-thirds of the amount needed could be borrowed in this way, the rest would be financed through the Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation. As it stands now, the city has projects listed for 1971 totalling $4,347,000, while the borrowing capacity through the AMFC is only $3,261,000. This leaves the city in the position of having to revise its plans for providing water and sewer services to an area west of the river by September of this year if the sewage treatment funds have to be financed entirely through the AMFC. There would be no forgiveness clause on such a loan. ^SPECIALS Prices in effect Thursday, Friday and Saturday Ontyl White Layer Cakes......75c Banana Loaf Cakes......�� 53c 1 Dinner Rolls......... .... dozen 49c > Chocolate Brownies ... 6 ,or39c MARQUIS BAKERY LOCATED IN THE MARQUIS HOTEL BIDC. Phone 327-4441 JANUARY FUR SALE 20% , 40% M CANADIAN Mink Jackets Reg. $795. Grey and Black (Dyed) Persian Lamb % Coats '545 Reg. $695. Reg. $450, Special Muskat Back % Coats '350 '1 * DRESS SALE 2 for 1 Plus $1.00 Buy The First Drew At Regular Price And Receive A Second Dress Of Equal Value For Only - $1.00. NEW YORK FURS 604 A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3276 "Service And Quality For Over 32 Years" ;