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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SUMMER IN ROMANTIC MEXICO 14 Days on tlic Beacli al PUERTO VAUARTA from Calgary Priced from only ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LctKbtidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbrklgc, Alberta. .Momlav, Julv 3, 1972 PACKS 9 TO 18 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBUkY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-712! "Do you have u spare pair of glassti for holiday Design approved for big pavilion An artisis's view of the Lethbridge Pavilion addition dubbed "Chinook Pavilion" reasons'" blamed Guitar building for coal mine shutdown can be fun By CHUG MCINTVRE Herald Staff Writer Coleman Colleries Ltd. issued a statement Thursuay nlammg "economic reasons'" lor the layoff of 101 hourly and 15 sal- ary employees al a coal mine 90 miles west of Lethbridge, effective July 1. Alan Farmer of Toronto, president of Coleinau Colliericf- said in a prepared statement lhat "for economic reasons, the company had no aliernative ljut lo slop two open-pit opera- tions." He said ''exhaustive tests and cost have shown thai open pit coal could not De produced economically with- in conlracl terms or specifica- tions" at the mine. Coleman Collieries has con- Iracls lo produce coal for the next 10 years for two Japanese Ihe strip mine will have first of jobs underground, "if they arc physically fit, and I certified according lo the Mines I Act to fill the positions avail- he said. Jobs for up to 50 trained men are available, he said. Mr. Farmer said officials of Ihc United Mine Workers of America were notified of the pending layoffs Wednesday. French win battle By JUD1 WALKEIl But Waller's not really a Herald Stall Writer Ruitar mender. He likes lo slarl From scratch and build Ihem. With my battered guitar un-! About seven years ago, Wal- der one arm and my pen and ler and his brother Percy de- liy IHC SWIIIAKT Herald Slaif Writer The board of directors for the Lethbridge and District Exhibi- tion. Association have chosen lhc design for the ex- 20-hour dance nets Two couples who danced con- tinuously Tor 20 hours won the Canadian Mental Health Asso ciation-Monte Carlo Dance Aca- demy Dance-a-Thon at Ihe weekend. They were Gary Dcrkson, manager of Ihe academy, and I his wife; and Luke Ouellelle, an academy teacher, and his partner Joy Verlando. Only seven couples took part in the Dance-a-Thon, which started at 10 a.m. Saturday. II raised abcul for the CMHA's southern Alberta divi- sion. "In 1968 my wile and I danced 32 Mr. Derkson said. Asked why they danced for only 20 hours this lime, he said, "1 guess Lhere was not much enthusiasm. pansion to the present facility. The addi- tion has heen dubbed "Chinook and it will face in a northwest direction pointing la ward the main gale entrance lo UK- exhibition grounds. The plans for (he expansion started in earnest when feder- al Agriculture Minister Hud Ol- son announced a 30-year loan of S359.000 April 25. The new area Is earmarked for additional agricultural ex- hibition space. When Ihc original pavilion was built, the provincial gov- ernment gave an annual gran! of S50.0IK) to the association to pay for it. Andy Andrews, manager o( the association, said the provin- cial government recently in- creased the ar.r.ual grant lo for the purpose ot pay ing lor the new addition. The annual grant will now go toward the repayment ot Ihc federal government loan, based on a 30 year repayment. Included in ihc plans for the new addition is an ice facility. The pipes used to freeze the ice will be inlaid in the cement fliior, but they won't be con- necicd lo a iruczing plant >et. An additional kitchen-cafeter ia section will be included in Ihc. new parl. along with in- creased I) a n q u e i lacilities. More mecling rooms are also planned. Molly Mitchell leaves CMHA Thc French bailie! That is, the colonies ot the Community Summer Fun Club? boot the have won the Every Friday morning is spe- j cial events day for the Fun Clubs. Tours, special guests pad under the other. I headed out lo Ihe Lethbridge Correc- tional Institute to visit Walter Wiebc. I'd heard rumors about the social worker artist's guitar building hobby, and thought I j a_ banjo might be able lo wrangl iiltlc help in fixing my plunker. cided they wanted lo build an instrument. When they couldn't figure out how to make the bends in the guitar, they made a lule instead. The lute worked well, so they There were rea- sons for making the banjo: the i kind they wanted to play was too expensive, and had a three- year waiting list, and the neck and visilors are themes for the week activities. Resides special evenls the F.nglish colonies of the clubs by children lake part in arts and crafts, musical happenings, (i.500 poinls. in the contest war between Ihe French and Ihe English, which took place at In- dian Battle Park. More than 200 youngsters, six to eight years old, took part in the "fun" bailie. The French drama and lots of games When I got there I found lhal ed on lhc one his bi.olhcr my guitar (which had seconded had as a horse for dear niece) was I They weren't greatly confi- a snap for Waller to fix it, dcnl 60 lhey uscd mat. just needed a bit of glue and a bolt to be back in the string ol things. trading companies Toyo-' colonies were made up of chil- mcnka Corporation and Maru-, from Kinsmen, Kiwanis. bcni Corp. and Gyro; while the English Coal from the Crovvsnest Pass j colonies' soldiers were from mine is taken by CP Rail unit Lnkeview. Lions, Staffordville cars to I'crt Moody, near Van-! and Rideau Court. City girl missing Angela Huemer. daughter j tall, with a slender build ol Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Hue- i and weighs about 115 pounds, mer. 1318 6th Ave. A N., is! Wheu last secll< AnSela was missing U 1 two firms are Coleman Collier- events as running a course from I girl's mol ics' only customers. i a man to reach Hie territory to I Angela w the missing Mr. Farmer said production will be concentrated on under- ground mining. Men laid off at lie claimed, human tug-of-wars, a climb up the look out towei and a fourin-sock battle. ither, told The Herald 'as last seen al aboul 11 p.m. June 27 as she left a AUCTION BARN 2503 2nd Ave. N. Regular Tuesday Sale -July 4th P.M. ELEGANT 4 PCE. HIGH BACK WHITE WJCKER LAWN FURNITURE floral design in excellent condilion. FROST FREE VIKiNG FRIDGE in perfect working order. Ladies and gents we! suils In exciil'ent condilion, lovely L shaped seclionnl chesterfield suite, lealhereile Irimmed daven- port and matching uasy chair in Al condition, 'wo sets of dual washluhp? on humidifier, fine quantity of B and W television 2 fine radio- recnr-rf pmhmnwers.. Envy -tiii 11 el iv wnsliT. of wringer washers, floor pol is tiers, vacuum cleaners, electric and gas ranges, box spring and me mcMnl lypewrilpr stand, bicycles of various sirrs, saddle stand (wcodeni, waler healer, diesis of drawers, Moor lamps, rug3 OT uil sizes, garden tools 01 all kinds, corner rchool bus scats, every 1ype of sink, lawn chairi, bird cngr, radianh, barbcques, tables, electric and gee lawn inowe-s, brand now various sues of drapes (6 prj. AAany more items loo numerous lo lisf. Very gentle, fully broken Kan aid 2-year old stud pony. 5' Cab over campci, prupunc blovc mid lilc. made. HOR FURTHER IN FORMA! ION CONTACT SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Ave. N. Auctioneer: BILL HOPE-Lic. 845 REED HAWTHORNE Sales ReprosenlativB AMIKLA IIUEMEn frienii's house in llardievillc on hw bicycle to rolum home. She ;is nol been seen or heard from since. wearing blue jeans, a mauve and while sweater, dark brown leather fringed jacket and dark brown leather moccasins. Anyone wiLli information-con- cerning the missing girl is ask- ed to phone the nearest detach- ment of the nCMP or the Leth- bridge city police at 328-4444. Crowbar plays here Wednesday Crowbar will appear in a concert and dance w i t h Billy Nichol Wednesday, to 1 a.m. in the Lelhbridge Exhibi- tion Pavilion. Crowbar is on a Lwo-monlh Canada-wide conccrl tour call- ed Crowbar Canada Expedition 1972. The six-man group received a cold record for Larger Than Life the firsl Canadian double album, and have just made N .heir second release. Heavy j reX Crowbar formed in KIWI as a brck-up band for Ronnie Hawk- RCMP report Hie girl's hi-1ins; ancl ancl cycle has been discovered on Is in case it didn't work out, they just wouldn't tell any- one they'd tried. It worked. They made a couple more banjos and re- made one. Then Waller went on lo build u guitar. The first guitar was really hand-made. The only parls of Ihe guilar he bought were the fret wire, the strings and the machine heads (tuning but- Heaven made the bridge, which he lalcr discover- ed be could buy for about ?3.50. The only guide Waller had was whal he could gel Irom ex- amining other guitars he ad- mils lhat "an instruction book would have been Handy." The guilar began as a big block of wood which went j through a process or soaking in water and ammonia, culling according lo lhc mold and glue- ing small pieces around lhc in- side. The resull: the body, or box The neck he made is a bit different from those on most guitars. Instead ot making it necessary to replace the whole neck if it should warp, Walter used Ihe idea of the cleclric guilar to join the neck and the body. If the neck warps, only the block, attached by three i bolts, must be replaced. Waller figures he's saved himself some money. The 12- string he wanted cost ?400: his cost him SIS. lie has built Iwo guilars both 12-slrings and repaired some inslrumenls for a group he plans to good, special one and a classical guilar. He .says it's jusl a hobbv so far. U of L plamiiii" five concerts The University of Lelhbridge music department will stage five concerts during the upcom- ing academic year. The con- cerls will be held Sept. 20. Oct. 25. Jan. 24. March 7 and April 11. The first concert will feature a chamber quartet including three members of Ibe Univer- sity of British Columbia's string quartet and a member of the UBC faculty of music. Molly Mitchell, executive-sec- retary of. the southern Alberla division of the Canadian Mental Health Association lias quit, ef- fective August 15 Dennis O'Connell. division cx- eciilive-direcler, confirmed the resignation, adding lhat Mrs. Mitchell has accepted another jcb. Plagued by a shortage ot money with which lo properly carry out its program, the CMHA is currently negotiating for a better deal from Ihe Unit- ed Appeal. Unless the talks are fruitful, it is likely Ihe organization will withdraw from the Appeal. Asked to comment on her resignation, Mrs. Mitchell said she will release a comprehen- sive statement lo all news med- ia later this week. She said her replacement, whose name be contained in the statement, will begin training for Ihe job Tuesday. The Herald has learned the replacement will be of a lem- porary nature, with a perman- ent person lo be decided upon at the fall meel of Ihe CMHA. Jay Purnell new director of Alberta irrigation here Jay C. Purnell has been ap- pointed direclor of the Alberta department of agriculture's re- cently formed irrigation divi- sion with headquarlers in Leth- bridge. Brother of Alberta deputy Hie Kipp cut-off road about four miles north of the junction with Highway ;i. The missing has long blonde liiiir and bliii, eyes. She i.s about five feel, Lbrcc inches Tickets for the Lclhbriclp concert arc available at Lct- islcr's, Musicland. M a r c c 1 s Smoke Shop, Dong's Music and Sporls. and al Ibe door. Henderson Park to be day camp Starling July 10, Henderson Lake Par k will be the headquarlers for the new Com- munity Summer Program day camp. The Henderson day camp, under the supervision of Dave Johnson, is designed for young people between the ages of eight and 12. The camp will run every weekday from 9 am. to 4 p.m. Registrations lor Ibe day camp will be accepted at the Henderson site, in Ihe north east corner, across from Ihe cily camparoiinds- A fee of Iwo dollars i.s rc- iieii for each weekly session. The camp will slage aclivilics like swimming, arts and crafts, camp outs, hiking, cook outs, music, games, and cage ball. The weekly session will begin July 10 and end August II. agriculture minister Dr. Glen Purnell, Mr. Pnrnell comes to Ihe division alter receiving ex- perience in various aspects of water engineering with Lhe City of Calgary, private industry and (he British Columbia water authority. Since 1967, he has served as South Saskatchewan river basin engineer with Alberta water resources. The division is responsible for all agricultural aspects of irrigation within Alberla. It was created as a result of the transfer of certain areas of responsibility from the depart- ment of the environment to the department of agriculture. His responsibilities will also include Ihe irrigation council and irrigation secretariat. Mr. and Mrs. Purnell and j their five children will lake up residence in Lelhbridge Aug. 1. His appoinlmenl is effective Saturday. HOOVER SLIM-LINE 2 SLICE TOASTER Striking fine line styling mokes this Toaster a beauti- ful, practical full lime table lop companion. Toasting chamber holds 2 conventional slices or one oversized slice up to 10" wide. Browns loast evenly all over. Regular price 29.95 SPECIAL THIS WEEK Call Housewares 327-5767 Boats liave access to CLIFF BLACK, Ccrlified Dcntql BLACK DENTAL LAL Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2B22 J'OI'UI.ATION IT Between 19GI and 1972 lhc nopulalion of the city has in- creased by persons from a lotal of residents in Ifllil to a total population of lo date Ibis vcar. '-.river again For Your Summer Enjoyment TOSHIBA 12" AC BATTERY PORTABLE TV Complete with: Rccluirgcahlc Ni Cad Battery and built-in charger. Now only PER MONTH RADIO T.V. LTD. 315 7th ST. SOUTH PHONE 327-32o2 Boat access routes liave been established lo Die Oldman Kivcr. Irnils have been opened ih llic end of Indian Bal" j lie Park, southwest of Ihc high level bridge, to allow bonlcrs lo pull I heir boats lo Ihc river. The success and use of Ihc access routes will determine possible expansion of the facili- ties. 'Divinii begin Tuesday Commencing Tuesday al noon a three week scries of divine; lessons will lake place at the Civie Centre pool. The sessions, at per ses- sion, will be held daily from noon to I p.m. and will be under the direction of instruc- tor Brent Cann. Sessions will cr.d wilh the holding of Ihc Lclh- bridfie diving eliminations lend- ing up to the Southcrii Alberta Summer Games. For further infonnalion con- lacl. Wayne Bowes at 328-0876. AIR CONDITIONING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd. For the bnst buy in Air Conditioning Phono 327-5816 EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR SHOE REPAIR MIKE HANZEL 7th STRtET SOUTH WORST PROBLEM Municipal sewage is Canada's worsl pollution problem. A DANGEROUS TYPE OF COUNTERFEIT DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Halt) Medical Blrlg. 40] ilh Si. 5. 601 6th Ave. S. Free Dclivory Coll 328-6133 Call 327-3364 ;