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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Officers for Junior Achieve- ent for the coming year have >een elected. Mayor A. C. Anderson is hon- orary president; Jim Ayer, president; Jim Martin, first ice-president; George Varzari, econd vice-president; Ken Hei- treasurer; Will Bowns, secretary. Directors are Rae Pepper, Lalph Tennant, Doug Tyson, ack Lakie, Ludvik Pahulji, 21eo Mowers, Jim Dunslan, ohn McColl, Dr. 0. P. Larson, Jr. Herb Axford, Maurice Lan- Apartmeiits slump Thisyear's building permits well ahead of last year's Despite a June total of less than million, building per- mits this year are still more than million ahead of last year. Permits issued at city hall to the end of June stood at compared with in 1970. The exact figure last month was compared with in June, 1970. Only 73 permits were issued in June this year. There were 88 last year in the same month. Almost one-third of the June total was attributable to the Holiday Inn project on Mayor Magrath Drive and 4th Ave. S. A permit for foundation work on the hotel came to Another major hotel develop- ment started last month a JOSEPH GREGORY STRONG Graduated from faculty ef dentistry at the Spring Con vocation, University of Alberta with first class honors. H received the Edmonton an District Dental Society prize i periodontics, and the C. V. Mo! by Book Award. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Strong o and presently prai lising In the city. ermit was taken out by [enry Homes Ltd. of Leth- iridge for foundation work on a nine-storey motor hotel at 1307 layor Magrath Drive. S'ingle family residences made the next largest contribu- ion. Fifteen houses received permits; total value was 100. No permits were taken out or duplexes. A trend this year toward single family units and away rom apartment building ap- wrently continues, for the time >eing at least. Omy one apart- ment permit was taken out, that was for a four-suite unit on Lakemount Blvd. Although no 'igures are available, some lo- cal builders have said occupan- cy rates in local apartments iave fallen off as building has caught up with demand. Four permits were issued for factory building or renovating. The major one was to Western Truck Body Ltd. for worth of work on the founda- jon to a plant at 655 30th St. N. A permit was taken out for a addition to the Trans Canada Freezers Ltd. plant at 2711 2nd Ave. N. TWO HURT Two minor injuries and damage resulted when a camper- truck and a car collided at the intersection of 5th Ave. and 14th St. S. Friday at 10 p.m. Alfred L Richard of 938 7th St. S. driver of the camper-truck, required eight stitches for head cuts; his wife Martha, a passenger, was treated for a sore shoulder; both were released from hospital. Andrew. E. Kandal, 1319 9th Ave. S., driver of the car was not injured. In another accident John Balanyk, 1126 15th St. S., was injured when the car he was driving hit a lamp standard at the intersection of 16th St. and 10 Ave. A. S., at 4 p.m. Frida-. He was treated in hospital and released. Damage to the car and standard was Damage totalled when cars driven by Agnes Skura, 938 8th St. 5. and Poul Snopek of Lethbridge collided near the intersection of 4th Ave. and 6thi St. 5. at p.m. Friday. -Photos Ed fln unior Achievement officers dry, Elmer Ferguson, Allan Krushel, Al McFadden, John and Carse Goa. Junior Achievement is a 50- year old program which was introduced in Lethbridge two years ago. The purpose of program is to expose junior high and high school students to'the methods, problems and principles of the business world. The students form their own companies, raise their own capital, select their own pro- ducts and operate on strfct business principles. TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose widely tha monu- [ment to honor your loved ones. We will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "We been Satisfying for Over 60 Years" 32S St. S., Ulhbrtdgt Phon. 3J7-3920 RECEIVES.B. Ed. at U of A LINDA ALICE KENNON Received her B.Ed at t h e Spring Convocation of the Uni- versity of Alberta, Edmonton, with first clasj honors. Linda was born in Edmonton, but received all her schooling including three years at the U of I, in lethbridge. She taught For one year in the Taber S.D. in Vauxhall. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. (Ken) Kennon of the City. APPLIANCES NOW OPEN in their new location at 812 4th Avenue S. (Across from Enerson'j Downtown Showroom) Phone 328-1673, 328-1332 FOR THE LARGEST APPLIANCE DISPLAY IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA TOM HARRIS 35 yean Public works chief retires Tom Harris, dty public orks superintendent, put in last day at work Wednes- ay. His official retirement date j Aug. 13. Mr. Harris' holiday Deriod extends to that date. He began his employment pith the city waterworks de- artment June 13, 1936. Trans- erring to the public works de- artment, he became a grader aerator. Upon the retirement of the treets foreman in 1945 he was romoled to that position. An- ther promotion in 1947 made iim foreman in charge of pub- c and water works. When the department was re- organized in 1950 he became ublic works and waterworks uperintendent. He retires from that position with more than 35 years ser- rice with the city. DRIVER EDUCATION As a teenager are you concerned about the high pries you pay for automobile insurance? You could qualify for a 15% ditcount until 25 yean if you complete an approved Driver Educa- tion Course plui a Credit of one-year accident free) driving. For details of course in your area enquire now without obligation. Courta also available for adults. Write or phone tha ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd S. Phone 328-1771 Litterer fined Gerald Benko of Lethbridge was fined for speeding and 20 for littering when he plead- ed guilty to both charges in magistrate's court. Court was told Benko had >een stopped recently for driv- ing 50 m.p.h. in a 30 m.p.h. zone on 3rd Ave. S., where was given a ticket. As he drove away the con- stable saw the ticket thrown from the car. He pursued Ben- ko and charged him with lit- tering. Jock William Karl of Edmon- ton (formerly of Picture Butte) received his Bachelor of Com- merce degree from the Univer- lity of Alberta recently. Ho is currently telf-employed in Edmonton. Ho is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rolnhold Karl of Bulte. TWO GREAT GRANDSTAND SHOWS DOUBLE YOUR FUN! AFTERNOONS p.m. (Except Sunday) RODEO EVENTS PLUS STAGE COACH ATTACK BY INDIANS WILD BUFFALO RIDE DAVE MERRYFIELD ON THE HELICOPTER AERIAL TRAPEZE THOROUGHBRED RACING DAILY! A KILLER FIGHTING BULL (JULY 8, 13 AND 16 A BRAHAMA BULL THAT'S NEVER BEEN RIDDEN (JULY 9 AND 17 PRICES: TICKETS: AFTERNOON EVENING RESERVE Stampede Grandstand Ticket Office Chinook Ticketorium Chinook Shopping Downtown Ticket Office on the Mall 121 8th Avenue S.W. Opens June 28 from Mobile Ticket Kiosks FAMILY FUN-DAY SUNDAY, JULY11 Tour the commercial and livestock exhibits and Agriscope see Flare Square and World Champions in Action Ride the Midway (Sideshows and games closed) TWO FREE GRANDSTAND SHOWS at 2 p.m. and p.m. POLO MATCHES at and p.m. HEAVY HORSE JUDGING at p.m. k (General Gate Admission in Effect) t EVENING p.m. (Except Sunday) WORLD FAMOUS CHUCKWAGON RACES THE MOST UNIQUE FEATURE OF THE ENTIRE CALGARY STAMPEDE. SPECTACULAR STAGE SHOW FEA- TURING CALGARY'S OWN "YOUNG CANADIANS" AND A HOST OF INTERNATIONAL STARS. FIRE- WORKS DISPLAY LARGEST EVER STAGED. PRICES: ENCLOSURE NOT RESERVED West Bleachers or standing room afternoon or even- ing performances Adults Children 6-12 years On Sale at the Grandstand before each performance, SATURDAY MORNING ROUND-UP JULY 17 at 9 a.m. CHUCKWAGON RACES and Special Program of Western Events. Adults Children 12-14, (No reserved) 12 by 12 Club Members Free Tickets at the Grandstand morning of the show. FRONTIER CASINO (Not Open Sunday) BLACK JACK ROULETTE CROWN ANCHOR CASH BINGO WORLD CHAMPIONS IN ACTION In the Stampede Corral. Athletes and teams from around the world presenting a once-in-a-lifetime Starring BOBBY ORR, GORDIE HOWE, CATHY RIGBY, DON JACKSON, KEN DRYDEN, JAMIE PAULSON and a host of international stars from the sporting world. ADMISSION: Adults Children 12 and under half price. WIN POTo Tickets on Sale on Stampeda Grounds Only. Book of 7 for or each. ON THE GROUNDS-FREE FREE ENTERTAINMENT LIVESTOCK SHOW" AGRISCOPE INDIAN VILLAGE EXHIBITS DISPLAYS DOWNTOWN-ALL FREE YOUTH PARADE JULY 8 9 A.M. STAMPEDE PARADE JULY 12 9 A.M. STREET CELEBRATIONS JULY 8 and 9, 13 18 SRLUTEHTQ SPDRTUS, RECRERTIDN Demonstrations of more than 80 sports and act- ivities on the action-packed four acre FREE SHOW specially for "Teens" SUMMERTOWN Canada's Top Rock Groups Live Theatre Coffee house Folk Entertainment Art Displays Films Admission 50( GIANT MIDWAY NEW RIDES NEW GAMES-NEW SHOWS HE ACTION THE FUN Ii.'-jMfc. ;