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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta CALIFORNIA HOCKEY EXCURSION BOSTON BRUINS vs CALIFORNIA GOLDEN SEALS Oakland, California Frl., Feb. 19, 197). Only . HIS FOR RESERVATIONS and PACKAGE TOURS Contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Centre Village - Phone 328-3201 or 328.8184 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION, t-ethbridge, Alberta, Monday, January 18, 1971 PAGES 9 TO 18 PLANNING A PARTY? SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE V&rJ (Special Prieei on Bulk Orders) r*J ERICKSEN'S llltLili*! 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 nmBBZ^g 170S M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Yo-yo weather plays in south The ups and downs of southern Alberta weather put on a. real show during the weekend with thermometers jumping like yo-yos. The series of abrupt changes began Friday when the mer- cury zoomed from four below at 4 p.m. to 33 above above 30 minutes later. The mercury levelled off at this point and held fairly steady until Saturday afternoon when the cold arctic front push- Shoplifthig up 30 per cent Criminal cases * increased in 1970 Two non-capital murder; two attempted murder and two attempted rape charges were the major cases handled by the city police in 1970, a year of increased criminal activity. A NEW USE FOR WINTER SNOW - Following last week's heavy snow fall, city snow removal crews were out cleaning major Lethbridge streets. One snowplow operator, no doubt looking for a promotion into the traffic department, cut a left turn lane into the northbound Mayor Magrath and 6th Ave. S. intersection. At a point the standard three lamp posts back, he turned his plow left, up onto the concrete meaian strip. The deep snow turned into a new roadway - and as can be seen from the picture, the three-lane Mayor Magrath intersection had four well-used lanes of traffic- Or is it a new way the city experiments with traffic flow?? Sewage plant on schedule despite cold Lethbridge's secondary sewage treatment facilities should be completed on schedule despite a December work slowdown caused by cold weather. A progress report by the consulting firm of Underwood Mc-Lellan and Associates says the Sept. 1 deadline will be met even though work had to be Causes of fires still not known Fire department officials have still not determined the causes of two separate fires early this month which destroyed the Home and Pitfield Crematorium Construction of the city's first crematorium is scheduled to get under way as soon as weather permits. Gerald Martin of Foothills Crematorium Ltd, said work on the $35,000 to $40,000 facility would be done by Dorigatti Construction Ltd. of Lethbridge. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Foods Ltd. warehouse and extensively damaged the Paola Italian Restaurant and Food Market, both located in Lethbridge. A spokesman for the department said the restaurant in the building was not damaged too heavily by the fire but water and smoke took their toll as firemen fought the blaze in 16-below-zero weather. The fire was contained mainly within the front area of the building. The fire in the Home and Pit-field building was estimated to have caused $580,000 damage. Most of the food stocks in the building were destroyed, and only the warehouse walls were left standing.^,; RANKS SIXTH The sixth most populous state in the United States is Ohio, with 10,564,000 residents. curtailed during the cold weather last month. There are 90 men working on the project at the present time and additional men are to be added as soon as weather permits in order to complete major concrete work before the peak runoff in the Oldman River. - None of the. work so far has made an, appearance above ground; says the report. Some of the superstructure of the. blower building, however, is scheduled to be put up during the first week in February. With the exception of some hand labor, excavation of the sludge ponds and for all structures has been completed. Foundation piling work is also mostly finished. Mechanical and electrical CHECK LIST FOR YOUR 1971 OFFICE NEEDS [ ] Pencils r ] Ball Pent I ] Felt Pen* [ ] Lec'ger Sheeti | ] Columnar Sheets I ] Columnar Pads I ] Columnar Books j I Time Bocks T j Time Car.-'s ] ] Transfer Cases r ] Ending Cases T ] File Folders [ J Expanding Envelopes F 1 Envelopes r ] Adder Rolls [ ] Telex Rolls [ ] Card Cabinet L J Card Index Filing Cards Calendar Refills Calendar Stands [ ] Diaries [ J Da'ly Journal f ] List Finders [ ] List Finder Refills I ] Postal Scales [ ] Bond Paper I ] Onion Skin I ] Dupl'catir.g Paper L ] Mlmoo Paper 1 ] Scotch Tnpe [ 1 Rubber Bands I J Stapler L ] Staples [ ] Carbon Paper [ ] Stene Note Bool [ ] [ ] L ] [ ] I ] L ] I ] [ 1 r i Scratch Pads Duplicating Fluid L ] Mimeo Ink I ] Quick Memo Garage Woik Orders Metal Desks Wooden Desks Wooden Cioir* F ] Metal Chairs I ] Slacking Chairs ( ] Filing Cabinets I ] Typewriter Stand T ] Waste Basket [ ] Under Arm Cases F ] Attache Cases [ ] Sheet P: elector* [ 1 Figuring Pads [ ] Acco Fastener* I ] Post Binders [ J ledger Binders T ] Rotary Files [ ] Desk T.ays I ] Desk Organiier* f ] Desk Orderlies [ ] Receipt Books 1 ] toosetcaf B'nders I ] 2 Hole Punchers [ ] 3 Hole Punchers ! ] Paper Clips I ] Pencil Sharpener* I 1 Blotters [ ] Desk Sets PHONE OUR ORDER DESK OR HAVE ONE OF OUR SALESMEN CALL CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th ST. N. PHONE 327-4591 Borzel heads coin club Charlie Harvie, semi-retired Leth bridge accountant, was given a life membership recently by the Chinook Coin Club. Mr. Harvie has been treasurer for 10 of the club's 11-year history and was re-elected to the position at the annual meeting. Also elected were: Frank Borzel, president; Frank Houghton, vice - president; and Bill Ferguson, secretary. The club, comprising about 20 members, will hold a coin show May 30 in the Civic S'ports Centre. work is also going ahead. Pipes and conduits below slabs or in concrete walls have been installed. Work on another major part of the project is contin u i n g through the winter. About 4,000 feet of double pipeline to carry sewage from the south side plant to the new secondary treatment plant on the north side has been installed. to PCs front city attend meeting About 60 persons, including 12 official delegates, from the East'and West Lethbridge ridings, will attend the Alberta Progressive Conservative association's annual meeting in Calgary Friday to Sunday. Policy discussions and workshops on election organization, particularly at the constituency level, will be featured Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday morning. A mammoth rally involving all 75 Alberta riding associations is scheduled for Saturday night. Among the speakers will be Liam O'Brien, of Ottawa, national director of the federal Conservative party, and Nathan Nurgitz of Winnipeg, national president. Representing West Lethbridge will be Roger Reich, Richard Davidson, Barry Sncwden, Gerry Gunm, Tom McCready and Mrs. Eva Maclean. Delegates from East Lethbridge are Richard Barton, Dwight Jensen, Dr. Herb Ax-ford, Mrs. F. M. Rose, Dean [Lien and Dick Johnston. I Conservative nominations for Film festival set for city Feb. 6 A one - day Community Film Festival, organized by the educational media division of the University of Alberta's department of extension and a Lethbridge citizen's group, will be held in the Yates Memorial Centre Feb. 6. The festival, featuring films for adults and children, will employ five viewing areas in the Yates and run frtun 2 p.m. to midnight. The 130 available films, including about 30 from the National Film Board of Canada, will deal with science, art of film - making, humor and social issues. The festival will i n c 1 u d e a children's film workshop and a multi - screen and tape presentation, The Challenge of Change, produced by the U of A's department of extension. A scheduled series of films will be shown in the Yates audi- torium. At four smaller areas downstairs visitors will be able to select movies from a list of more than 100. The movies' running - times range from three to 72 minutes. The festival is being co-sponsored by the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs, an unincorporated citizens' group which about three years ago backed sessions on family life at Camp Inuspi. A spokesman for the Let h-bridge group said the council will, eventually be incorporated under the provincial Societies' Act and will sponsor more programs of community interest. the two. Lethbridge ridings are expected to be named in Feb ruary. The provincial party is gearing for an election in the late spring or early summer, al though the Social Credit government's five - year mandate does not run out until 1972. Danger: lake ice unsafe A 15 - year old Lethbridge youth fell through the ice Sunday morning on Henderson Lake, and city police have declared the entire lake unfit for skating or any other ice activities. The youth managed to thrash himself free after several minutes of struggling, and went immediately to a neighborhood doctor,- who treated him and sent him home none the worse for the accident. However, police were called, and their inspection of the ice surface showed several holes up to five yards long, and a number of visible weak spots. Commissionaires were sent to the lake to keep people off it Sunday, and with warmer weather expected for the next few days it is unlikely it will be safe for use again for several weeks. About 3,500 criminal cases were handled by the department in 1970, an increase of about 400 over 1969. Drugs continued to be a major problem with about 200 cases investigated. Of this total, only 45 cases were brought to court. Duringrfhe year, police seized drugs valued at $46,000. Drug abuse in the city, according to police, resulted in one death, 12 attempted suicides, and a further nine persons treated in hospital. Drug abuse means use of any drug contravening the Crirtmal Code of Canada. Despite police surveillance, drug pushers continue to operate, a number of them in the city's schools. According to city high school students, a wide variety of illicit drugs can be obtained through school contacts without much difficulty. Theft cases, especially those involving shoplifting, increased in some areas by as much as 30 per cent. Police force sources say carelessness provides much impetus to potential thieves, and suggest cases would decline if more vigilance was exercised. The only optimistic note in the force's 1970 scope of activi ties was found in the traffic department. Traffic deaths during 1970 totalled two corn-paired with four in 1969. Traffic injuries decreased by 18 per cent, but property damage increased slightly. ed in again. The temperature dropped from 41 above at 2 p.m. to four above at 3 p.m. Another bounce occurred this morning, throwing the mercury to.31 above at 8:45, from three above at 8 o'clock. The high temperature today should be near 40 above, dropping to about 25 above overnight. Winds will be from the west 25 m.p.h. and gusty. The high and low record temperatures for Jan. 18 are 52 above, set in 1944, and 40 below, set in 1950. Sunday's high and' low temperatures were 10 above and seven below. Sunrise Tuesday will be 8:20 a.m.; sunset at 5:05 p.m. Meanwhile, the rest of Alberta enjoyed some respite from the cold blast but temperatures remained below freezing. Highs in the Peace River region were forecast from five to 10 above today. Similar readings were expected in Red Deer. Calgary was on the fringe of the Chinook this morning and was expected to receive a better shake in temperature than the forecast 30 above. Winners selected CONTROL BLEEDING The Canadian Red Cross uses donated blood to derive the blood byproduct, fibrinogen, which is used by doctors in the control of bleeding. lit essay Winners of the essay contests sponsored by the General Stewart Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion to commemorate Remembrance Day are announced by Jack Duncan, chairman of the essay committee. The contest is in two categories for students of senior secondary schools or of high schools and students of junior secondary schools or to students of Grades 7 and 8 of elementary schools. Subjects on which the students could write were a short biography of someone who laid down his life in war, how would you commemorate Remembrance Day to keep alive the memory of those who gave their lives for their country or how young people today make the best use of peace purchased at such a high price. Senior winners are Cheryl Ek-lund, Grade 10, LCI, "Cost of Freedom," and second Deborah Prowse, Grade 11, LCI, "Cost of Freedom." Junior winners were M aura Knowles, Grade 7, Hamilton Jr. High, "Remembrance," and second, Gayle McCready, Grade 7, Hamilton Jr. High, "Remembrance Day." Winners in the poem category were first, Paul Featherstone, Grade 10, Catholic Central High, "The Great War," and second, Susan Schaffer, Grade 10, Catholic Central High. In this century, 112,000 Cana- contests dians gave their lives for freedom. Date of the presentation of the awards will be announced later, Mr. Duncan stated. Ex honors oldtimers this year The Lethbridge and District Exhibition will celebrate its 7th anniversary this year, with special commemorative activities to be held during Whoop-Up Days. Stan Tiffin, president of the exhibition board, said special recognition will be given to old-time residents at this year's exhibition. The Lethbridge Agricultural Society was founded in 1896 and is the predecessor to the present exhibition board. The first board of directors chosen in that year were: H Bentley, president; T. Curry, first vice-president; Dr. L. G DeVeber, second vice - presi dent; C. B. Bowman, secretary; directors, William Oliver, E. T. Saunders, T. Farrar, M. Freeman, Dr. F. H. Mewburn, M. Walwork, J. Ashcroft, J. T. Parker, T. F. Kirkbam and W. D. Whitney. Answer* For Your $ and Think Program PART I: 1-a; 2-Women; 3-c; 4-c; 5-c PART II: 1-c; 2-a; 3-b; 4-e; 5-d PART III: 1-d; 2-e; 3-a; 4-c; 5-b CHALLENGE: Geoffrey Jackson Truck rolls, couple hurt Two Magrath residents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brewer, are in satisfactory condition in St. Mi chael's General Hospital as the result of a single-vehicle accident early Sunday mor ning near Welling. RCMP in Magrath report the panel truck left the road and rolled over in the ditch causing extensive damage. The injured couple were the only occupants of the truck. It was snowing heavily at the time of the accident, an RCMP spokesman said. Meeting on 'Pass study in Bellevue A meeting of the Crowsnest Pass local government study committee will be held tonight in Bellevue. One purpose of the meeting will be to draft a resolution regarding the handling of the group's budget. The money, $4,-800, came from the provincial government and is being held by the Oldman River Regional Planning , Commission, which has acted as a liaison body between the study committee and the province. It is also expected there will be some discussion of three provincial acts that .may provide alternatives to the present governmental structure in the 'Pass. The committee has representatives from Coleman, Frank, Bellevue, Blairmore and Improvement District No. 5. EXCELLENT LABS Scientists in South Africa have discovered that mine ventilation shafts make excellent laboratories for the study of clouds and the formation of raindrops. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB] lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 R R- y r WATCH FEET AND LEGS IN YOUR YOUNG CHILD If a young child has any irregular growth pattern such as bowlegs, knock-kees, feet turning in or out, etc., be sure to mention it on the next visit to your family doctor or pediatrician. If he thinks there may bo a problem he may suggest that an orthopedic specialist take a look. Bowlegs and knock-knees are usually normal growth patterns and treatment is not necessary. Sometimes though they could be associated with club feet, obesity or a nervous condition. Feet turning in or out can usually be corrected by means of special shoes with a correcting bar. GEORGE and ROD SAY Remember the expression "Droffin's Family Record System"! Every prescription entrusted to us is recorded individually on your personal reference record card. "Prescription Service" is important with us-it goes on indefinitely for immediate referal and is important in Allergy. Sensitivity and Drug Inter Reaction Control between Medical Practitioners and Pharmacist. DRAFFIN'S DRUG STORES Downtown 327-3279 - Dispensary 328-6133 FREE DELIVERY ;