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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE'LETHBRIDQE HERALD Friday, January 17, 1975 RCMP claims 'enough men' to meet growing job By MICHAEL ROGERS society has made crime Herald Staff Writer prevention more com-Despite increasing plicated and today there duties of RCMP in the is more enforcement district, the head of the than prevention. Lethbridge subdivision "We need a balance which covers all of between crime preven-Southern Alberta, says tion and enforcement, there is no problem The duty of crime getting enough men to prevention is also a do the job. concern of the public. Insp. A. J. "Police forces are not i Niedzwiecki said the the sole guardians of RCMP took the job of the inspector policing Cardston at the said, "The public must g beginning of this month. W0rk to help the police i The new municipal to prevent crime." i detail consists of four Insp. Niedzwiecki i men, with two of them said the RCMP is coming from outside the "concerned" because of Lethbridge subdivision. recent bank robberies He said the RCMP is at Blackie and Barons. J also helping police the 5 town of Coaldale until "We are taking S the town's police force measures to prevent is back at full strength. these occurrences." g A 27-year veteran Southern Alberta may member of the RCMP, seem like a quiet place g Insp. Niedzwiecki said and banks in small com the prime responsibility munities may appear to of the RCMP or any be a piece of cake, but police force preyen- the inspector said they g tion of crime has not are not and pointed out ff changed over the years. that arrests have been He said the increasing made involving both permissiveness of students to tour Britain Students at Winston students on an educational Churchill High School will be tour of England, Scotland and touring Great Britain this Wales beginning May 26 for spring about a month. The 60-member WCHS The Great Britain trip is Travel Club is sending 30 part of a student exchange with a British secondary school. Students will live with n i British families, attend school LleCemDer and participate in the daily routine of the British student. WaS good Aden's are also to 0 visit a number of for woatliaf geographical, historical and mi cultural interest locations. Ite WhJCh t0 rerna1nd0er to The mean maximum participating temperature for the month in the tour will be required to was 39.6 degrees compared make up for (he mean decrees r by attendinB evening Tha u- i. classes or studying during i ne minimum was higher normal tour is scheduled to j T are V sunsh'ne c'om a short d lncnes fof teachers to supervise the stu-t dent group during the tour at e g The highest temperature no loss of salary thus allowing e t- last month was 50.6 degrees the organizers to qualify for a on Dec. 8, not quite as high as insurance. d the normal highest December By doing so, it became a Si temperature of 54.5 degrees sponsor of the tour even d )f and a record high of 67 on Dec. though the tour doesn't repre- F e 8' 1908- sent any additional cost to the d The lowest temperature of board. minus 4.8 degrees was well Tne board agreed to take above a normal December another look at its policies on _ low of minus 16 and the record school tours following e low of minus 45.3 degrees set suggestions that they may be di Dec. 29, 1968. 'oo restrictive, KERBER photos Soiled snow Wind-driven grit gave the snow in North Leth- west of the housing development may be the dirt's bridge the texture of either dirty coal slack or basalt source. The Kenyon Field weather office is expecting boulders, depending on the method used to clear continued winds and no snow Saturday. Winds early walks and driveways. These scenes occur along 18th today reached 86 mph in Pincher Creek and 54 mph Street N., north of 18th Avenue N. A large open field in sa; country subdivi Lethbridge chiropractor residential development Clark Lundgren said today he miles west of Wes will appeal a subdivision Lethbridge. refusal Thursday by the "They (Oldman River regional planning commission Regional Planning Com-which blocks a 21-lot country mission) even helped he'll a sion refi design the subdivision plan Dr. Lundgren said. "I feel I've been shafted. County of Lethbridge Reel Dick Papworth described tl ORRPC refusal as a "slap the face of the county." "Dr. Lundgren has dor everything they've (planner told him to Reev Papworth said this morning a telephone interview froi his home near Turin. Regarding an earlie refusal of Dr. Lundgren's sui division proposal by the planr ing commission executive, th reeve said: "It disturbs m because the county approve it and the planning com mission, which is supposed t be working for us, turned i down." "Who should know bette where a subdivision should g than he asked. Reeve Papworth said th City of Lethbridge oppose development west of its ow residential area, Wes Lethbridge. The city' representative to the com mission, Aid. Vaughr Hembroff, spoke against Dr Lundgren's proposal at tht commission meeting Thurs day night. "I get a little sick and tired of the city telling us what to the reeve complained. "I can understand the city's point of view, but I still can'i see why we have to suffer lack of development and taxation in order to benefit the city." Planning commission director Lawrence Smith said this morning that Dr. Lundgren's proposed subdivision would have set a precedent for "leap frog development" near the city. "A major part of Lethbridge 's expansion will take place in that Mr. Smith said, and planners are concerned about possible conflicts with future land use. "We're not saying it's he added. "What we're usal Dr. Lundgren's proposal, he said, contravenes subdivision and transfer regulations in the 'e provincial Planning Act which e restrict development in a two-n mile fringe around cities. The two-mile fringe, Mr. Smith e said, is designed to stop urban sprawl and piece-meal e development, n Meanwhile, Dr. Lundgren n says the planning commission has "led me down the garden r path." After advising the county to rezone the land for residential e use and working on subdivi-e sion plans with the developer, d the planning commission should not be allowed to o change its mind, he said, t "I've co-operated 100 per cent with the planning com-r mission." D "There has to be a more 9 democratic way of doing Dr. Lundgren said. "They tried to refuse the 1 subdivision under some sub-; section where I wouldn't have 5 right of appeal." "They weren't going to give me the right to appeal That's communism, and you can quote me." The city chiropractor, who bought the quarter section of land overlooking the Oldman River five years ago, estimates seven months of subdivision proceedings have him in lost time and fees for surveys and professional Scene Theft charge dropped A charge of break, enter and theft against Randolph Collier, 5, of Hardieville, was withdrawn at the opening of his trial 'hursday in provincial court. Mr. Collier had pleaded not guilty to the charge Dec. 18 and ras remanded to Thursday for his trial. Jueen entries end today Entries close at 4 p.m. today for the Lethbridge Community ollege Winter Carnival queen contest. The competition, run in conjunction with the annual winter arnival Feb. 3 to 7, is open to all female LCC students. Six ntries have been received so far. Application forms are Bailable at the student council offices. Student's council communications co ordinator Ian Lewko lid contestants will be judged in several areas, including poise, intellect, personality and ticket sales for the dance riday of carnival week. firms take land options Two city firms have taken options on land in the city's in-istrial park for manufacturing plants: Challenger Holdings Ltd. has optioned 4.58 acres for a truss 'am manufacturing plant worth more than in its itial stage. Elrich Tire Ltd. has taken an option to buy two acres as a te for a tire repair depot and sale of agriculture machines, stimated value of the plant is Price for the city land is per acre serviced. Harden society elects directors The Lethbridge and District Japanese Garden Society elected ne directors at its annual directors meeting Wednesday night. Elected for three-year terms were Doris Balcovske, Ron ney and W. E. Bastedo. Elected for two-year terms Model -88- Wrong outlet Slim Line byTorcan COStS Baseboard Larry Gatner, Suite No. 30 RADIANT 1623 Scenic Heights was fine LjcATCD Prov'nc'al coui tlElAltK Wednesday after pleadin guilty to using the wrong ou Fan forced radiant re- let. over'swltch'' Mr Gatner was over nermosiai wjth pegging his automobi coniro auu an. jnjQ an eiectrjcai oe Roman Scholdra's Jan. 10. Heg. told the court he had intende AQQ to ask Mr. Scholdra for pe mt IjJ V 9 mission but was unable to cor Special tact him. His cord just read ed Mrs. Scholdra's outlet, h Call Housewares II FOX DENTURE CLINIC IV9V ESI. 1922 PHONE 327-t565 I E. s. P. FOX, C.D.M. 1 FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB DOWNTOWN 204 MEDICAL DENTAL Court discharges man si E for good D.nl.l MKhwilc CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BL06. Lower PHONE WADE'RAIN announces HYDROSTATIC charged with possession reveal the name of the person of stolen property was given a who had stolen the stereo, conditional discharge at the belonging to Keith Russell of nl opening of his trial Thursday Lethbridge. after he changed his not guilty Provincial Judge A. H. FACTS from 0. C. r FIRST TIME offered for Sprinkler Irrigation I to guilty. Elford granted a request for a ur- ivemp ana ur. nepier ana saying is that it's premature fnr n r n n h conditional discharge because elected for one year were Mrs. Frances Hoye, Tom Ferguson at this time." The ORRPC is SoS tld thP t fh "the accused had good inten- and Frank Jankunis. currently working on a land Kng'oVtt trTaUheac- the stolen S Lethbridge I For Many Advantages 1 Full range of speeds from full forward through zero, 1 to full reverse Full torque at all speeds; you can regulate speed and power to fit load and land contour Long dual-rail frame with double bearings give stability, maintains axle alignment, increases leverage and traction Smooth dependable power for alignment of sprinklers No reduction chains, hoses or belts, compact sturdy design for long life and BuTLge E.ford told Mr. Be Court was told Mr. Spitzer the stereo "is unfounded, knew who had stolen the Vou have found yourself in stereo and had convincd the 'rouble and before this court, person to return it. It was also vou don'' find yourself stated in court that the accus- in tne, same circumstances g ed was returning the stolen again." o property because the person Mr- Spitzer was ordered to who had taken the items was keeP the and be of good afraid of being prosecuted. behavior for nine months, boo Tnrt0n Flfnrri JnlH him if hn Hironaka, Ky Shigehiro and Tosh Kanashiro. Alderman Don LeBaron was appointed also to serve on the ard and Steve Kotch will be the 1975 representative for the urist and Convention Association of Southern Alberta. The Society's 1975 budget was approved in principle and will referred to the Feb. 7 directors meeting. Election of officers 11 also be held at that meeting. ervice business booming The home help service for senior citizens here is doing a ming business, increased by recent snows, an official with project said Wednesday. The service, which provides yardwork and .home ntenance for the elderly, has done about 40 snow shovelling s alone. The service is a local initiatives project. ccident caused one injury ity police are investigating Lillian Hatton, a passenger, two-car collision at 13th received minor injuries to in our store we're carrying all kinds of pro ducts necessary for you continued good health and cleanliness which of course, are also highly-personal in nature. And 'rom past experience we know many people are most hesitant to even ask for these products, et alone ask for helpfui information regarding them. So please, let GAS PAINS NEW VW'8 from THE AUDI FOX Front wheel drive Large car roominess Small car gas tne aSain within nine ma MOW RiitiUFSC months the conditional dis- Job "FARM charge would te revoked and he would receive another, more serious sentence. again that when you need information about any product of his kind, please don't lesitate to ask us about it. 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