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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta INQUIRE ABOUT NEW OVERSEAS AIR FARES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1 1973 (Subject lo Government Approval) ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALI PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, January 18, 1973 PAGES 15-26 LETHBRIDSE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower 7th Strut Shopping Moll Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 326-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Central School site suggested for senior citizens' housing By RICHARD BURKE Herald Start Writer A high-rise senior citizens' housing complex could be ready for occupancy near the Central School site uiihin a year and a half. The prospects of the project going on the facing Ave. S. between 6th and St. were brought up Wednes- day by Waller de Silvia of Cen- tral .Mortgage and Housing Cor- poration when he met local housing committee repre- sentatives. The location is one of at least two sites being considered for estimated SI million, 75- unit building. An area north of 4th Ave. S. in the second re- development stage is also a possible site. Mr. de Silvia said the Central School site would be ideal for a senior citizen's home because of its close prosimity to such sen-ices as the new library, the VMCA. the curling rink arid the downtown business district. Since the city owns the land, could be developed within a short period of time and con- struction could begin by May. he said. At the other site, however, construction could be delayed considerably simply by the red taps involved wiih redevelop- ment schemes. order to approve a pro- ject in that area we would have lo know what will be built around the project. Surround- ing uses must be compatible with senior citizen's Mr. ds Silvia said. No plans have been made yet for the use of land in the second redevelopmen: area and would Lake at least three months to complete. LETrrence Smith, planning director said. Tentative plans are fcr the building to be five storeys high Mayor Andy Anderson said he does "not object to having ihe senior citizen's home on the central school site. The matter o! public housing lor low income families also came up and Mr. de Silvia said he approves of the chosen for that project. Two lots have been set aside, but not approved by ci'.y coun- cil, on 18th Ave. N. between 18th and 20'.h St. The Albena Housing Corpor- ation, who plans both the sen- ior citizens "and public housing projects, has recommended coi- 30 public housing traits be built. Schmidt criticizes tax plan The Lougheed government's property tax reduction plan is nothing more than "a master- ful public relations the Lethbridge candidate for the Social Credit Party leadership said Wednesday. "The announced policy doss not come to grips with the major problems of provincial- municipal fiscal Werner Schmidt said in a state- ment telephoned from Calgary where he was meeting the party caucus. Neither does it come to grips with certain urban problems such as housing and transpor- tation. Mr. Schmidt, who i? rice-president of the Lethbridge Community College, said. It is also '-a threat lo local autonomy by telling municipal governments ho-.v to spend their be said. "The rebate is inequitable in that homeowners get a maxi- mum of T216 and renters a maximum of S100.1' Mr. Schmidt said. 'Tnerc is no re- lationship between the amoun! of rebale and the total lax or rent paid. "The new tax system does not relieve the taxpayer of pay- ing the education tax. The re- bate is nothing more than an extension of the homeonner grant." All in all. the Progressive Conservative government's pol- icy "must be recognized as a masterful public relations job created to mske believe thst it was some great solution to many financial problems for Albertans.1' he said. The shipment cf jumping horses and Arabians is unloaded at Calgary International Airport late Tuesday night, above. Be'cw, -the horses are shown in ihe the stcils nmrejKfrr Valuable passengers inside the DC-8 jel lhal Polcnd. bri "hsm from Wcrsav.-, Kerber pho'cs CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BBLACK DENTAL JEWELLERY LTD. Presents "THE DAY YOU BUY A DIAMOND" You II ''spcrVles.' cr'wer lies in the cuMer's Cenluries ego Hindus discovered tr-ci or-V c cld- mo.nd will cut a Hindu Icpidoiiei, cr ce-n merely pr: cic- monds, cutting here and there fo feclicns" end re1. !igri. Their idea wcs 10 e as much v.-eicht cs poss About 1-75 a Eelgicn by the ncrr.e o: S'sn mode arc-iii-Mnc eries about rg plac- ing of the to prccuce briliicnce. His r-cs been the inspircljcn for Tcdcy ere able lo give the more brilliance 'hon bt- fo-e by a precise, natherrati- and cc-er'jl ccerc! cr. Fi stud'ed for viding. S-crre i lores c elected sa'll owed iSp bv ihin b'odc I'- c di'jt c-d CA ing high ipeed. !np even Find out more about Diamondi by getting your Frte Booklet "Th> Day You Buy a Diamond" Jll at arcjucritc JEWELLERY LTD. COLLEGE MALL Horses from Poland held near Taber EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAtR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREH SOUTH Wife's Birthday? Anniversary? Express your love with beautiful, fresh FLOWERS from FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South, Phone 327-5747 Ma continue Drop-in site still sought BV R1C SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Fifteai] horses valued about S250.000 are resLisg in a special quarantine siadoD near Taber today after being jehed from Poland Tuesday. Tivelve o; ihe horses are Pol- ish Vi'ieiopolskas. a breed used e ten sively by cquesrriai: teams. The ether three are Arabians, including Picniszok. ODe of ihe premier Arabian breeding sal- Lons in the world. shipment, which landed in Calgary Tuesday, was the larges; ever air-freighted to Calgary, according to Dr. E. C. Eddy, federal government vet- erinarian. Dr. George Alien, a veter- inarian from Taber. last Octo- ber selected 14 Polish Wielio- poiska and five Arabian from more than 2.009 animals he viewed 03 a European trip. The ariiTnak were air-freight- ed aboard s Trans IntemauoD- al Airlines DC S jer through ar- rangements by Pacfic Western Ajrlines direct from Warsaw with Dr. Alien and Dr. Dave Reid of Durjcan, B.C.. along for supervision. The horses will be kepi in Lie government selected q'jarsr- tir.e station near Taber for 10 d2ys before being recessed to their owners J. A. Jarvie. owner of Ranch- land Recre'adon Ltd 3 east of purchased two stallions for use in his ric- ir.g-n-air.ir.g complex. Both ani- mals uiH also be used for srjd fenice. Two Wielkopoisias w-3 b e shipped to west coast owners fcr use jumping competjtjon. Dr. Allen has owner- ship of etp; of the. jumping horses. He said ail of them are for sale. He also owns two o: the- Arabians. Jack Robinson of Taber is the owner of other Arabian. The horses arrived in Csi- gary at p.m. Tuesday and vere loaded into two special trucks mvned by Western Turf Ewress of Edmonton by a.m. Wednesday. They arrived a; the quaran- tir-e station. 15 rniics north of Talker, aboui a 'The unloading process si Cai- v.-js supervised by Dr. Eddy. Cslcary suMi'trict vet- crinarian tor trte health o: .-Lti- branch of the Canada IX1- of Agr.crulrure. He Ivtarded the first to visually ii ihe horsts rar.ir couid be f.tted :o ;X> t'Lir.e. Eicii had ii.-; ix-oves ootnplotely doincd o: morjuro and straw by Sci'.urntanr.. ho-td Listrjctor Karirliljind and before they we.-e ai- The community sorvirts de- partment has difficulty findin" ,1 permanent for a youth circp-Ln centra and may recoinmer.d the dror-b. cclitres lw cor.'.irued in use. "ill keop on looking for a location but intil we find it we m.iy ho.ve to :hnt Ihe use of Ihe three icmror.iry drop-in centres Iv coTiiiiued." commimity ob Bartlett said STUDIO ON FICTU flRTISTIC flBT OPEN DAILY Jl S SATURDAY jf 710 5 AVt tin? CfJiLr.il Uio reffiro wrus Uvated. 1.151 May. I "no Lvniro has hocri opor- atinj a; Apios Davidson School, Clnirciiill Hijdi School I and Civic Coniro. Tlio Atrno? cojit.ro is oi-en 7 p ra. lo p m. ihe Wirs'.on p m. to 9 p.r.i the Civic ceritre lo p.m. arid 7 p r.i. :o and also p p m. Sundays. If the three to be eoi'.'.inue Maivli 31. whe.-i r.jr rsr.feineni expires, tlio and the I.cthbr.dL-e V. which has Ixvn centres, will seok to .-.'.re T ar.d p.m. 0 p rii. lo entos after ar- epart- amily ir.s the w the BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Ph. 326-037J 12 S. Open Thurs.. Fri. till 9 p.m. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Loth.) DENTAL LAB iTD. 204 Medical Denial Bldg. 327-4565 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE After ibe heaiih check, each hors2 was iridhiduellv led down a steep ramp by Roy Lee and Lou Turcato. both of Taiier. di- rectjy into the prerJously disin- fected trucks from Western Tun. The aircraft was then to- tally cleared and distnfeeted. Ail the liuer and feed mate- rial cleaned from the plane was placed in sealed plastic bags then buried through previous arrangements wtin the CaJgary sanitarion department. AH the inspectors and the three handlers had to wear dis- ir.fec.ed or disposable boots while in the plane. Dr. Eddy said horses from England. Germany and France been air freighted to Cal- gary before but this was the largest shipment to arrive so Bob Armstrong, serio- rj-iver for Western Turf, said tr.e spe- cial horse vans included in- dindual sralls padded for extra pro'-ection for the horses. Han- dlers accompanied the horses inside ihe vans. While ibe horses are in the citarantine station. Dr W. A. v.tckert of Brooks win be the inspection officer. He tesi blood samples from each horss and make tests for possible dis- eases. Dr. Alien said h? brought the horses to Canada to strengthen competition. He pians another trip to Poland in the fail hope- fully to bring baci more horses. L of L approves combined majors A rebiively concept lor A I b e -1 s universide. the has besn approved by the I'niver- of ans facuiiy. Svjoents can now coznVine aramz az-d E.S course. 1" if L drajna aennrtmeiit Ds'di Spinkf, ir. a prepared re-eased this ireek. saJc :he UTD subjects are close- ly related. of our ar? mreresLed in pairing draiLa and English. The new chst resources of both and English depan- nenLs are called upon to give students a source of re- WiihLn ihc- drarns-ErclU'n a student must com- plete censin specified and reouired courses, severs! of which are senior level, to ob- iam 'us degree in drania cnci Entrlifh. ''Fnis b. balanced ed- eiHDhasis in boih areas." Mr. Spinks said. He saad the neir pro- gram is a "higii pressure pro- no; an easy way to get a decree." mui'Liaiscipiinary mai- ors offered t" of L include 2nd regions! siudies. earj science? and ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Bldo 222 SI. S. Phone 33S-4D95 SOLARAY ONE GALLON HUMIDIFIER Eliminate dry. indoor air. Compact, For use in the hcuSi. Regular 18.95 JANUARY CLEARANCE Call Housewcres 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Featuring "FRANKLY BROTHERS" B TO 12 P.M. NO COVER CHARGE latnilu I PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS I ;