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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE JUiy If he wanted to Nobleford man could vote twice Norman Ross of and recently of figures he can vote twice in the July 8 federal election if he wants to. Mr. said he's on the voting list in both where he lived until the end of and in where he now lives. Mr. Ross says he's fed up with politicians and doesn't plan to vote at let alone twice He says he wonders how many other people may be in the same situation. Lethbridge federal returning officer Edwin Davidson says the situation can happen in rural areas because enumerators are not required to call on people to put their names on the voters lists. get them however they can in rural he said. regulations aren't quite as strict it's more a case of self scrutiny But he says a mistake very seldom occurs. Mr. Ross' situa- tion will be checked and his name taken off the Monarch list if it is in fact on both Mr. Davidson said. Mexican worker plan moves slow A call for 40 agricultural workers has gone to the Mex- ican government from Alberta vegetable industry of- ficials. Reuben Huber of secretary of the Alberta Fresh Vegetable told The Herald Wednesday the program to import workers for the vegetable and potato in- dustries wasn't as well receiv- ed as expected. at least it's a he said. Mr Huber said few farmers planted vegetable which require much hand because of anticipated labor shortages. Farmers cut back on some crops which re- quire extra high amounts of labor. the Mexican workers coming to Alberta this fall prove it will virtual- ly eliminate any labor problems in the vegetable in- dustry for he suggested Mr. Huber has requested four workers for his own farm. If they work out he will get six or eight next year Mr. Huber predicts a boom- ing vegetable industry for Alberta if the Mexican labor program is successful this fall. He said farmers will be able to increase vegetable acreages because they will be assured of having the necessary labor when it is needed to harvest the crops. Funerals set for two youths Funeral services will be conducted Saturday for two Lethbridge youths killed in a car-truck accident Wednesday on Highway 20 miles south of Calgary A funeral service will be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church at a m for Planning Summer or Fall Let the experts at Fraches assist you with all your FLORAL REQUIREMENTS WEEKEND SPECIAL Mixed Bouquets Cash and 1 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South 327-2666. 327-5747 Gordon John son of Mr. and Mrs. John E 509 18th St. S. A service will be held at McKillop United Church for Laurie Diane O'Brien daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale 1014 15th St. S. at 1 p m Mr. Babick and Miss O'Brien were killed when the car in which they were riding was in collision with the rear of a one-ton truck. Both vehicles were southbound. A third passenger in the David of 1413 5th Ave. sustained minor in- juries in the accident. He was discharged from High River Hospital Wednesday. No one in the truck was injured. ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING 710 5 AVE S LCTHBRIDGE-AITA HEINO DEEKEN Manaeer Saturday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE ODDFELLOWS WEST WINDS DINING ROOM 800to1200pm NO COVER CHAHGL Phone 328-7756 for Maservaoons Sunday FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am. to 2 p.m. FAMILY DINING 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. MENU Still ahead of last year Snags old tinier Terri Anne Blecker of Edmonton caught this 55-inch sturgeon in the Old Man River near Taber while fishing with her grandfather Tuesday. The fish is among the largest ever taken from the is probably about 50 years old and was nearing the end of its life according to Duane a fish and wildlife biologist stationed at Lethbridge. The largest sturgeon ever caught in the Old Man weighed about 80 he said. LCC eases admissions tests for foreigners The Lethbridge Community College lowered its entrance requirements Tuesday for foreign students who have dif- ficulty with the English language The college introduced a special English examination for the 1972-73 school year to aid foreign students who did not have an adequate com- mand of the language to com- plete a college program. Prior to LCC allow- ed the mainly of Chinese to enroll in its programs if they upgraded their standards of English in a special course offered to foreign students. When the students failed to upgrade their English to a standard that would allow them to do well fn their regular program the college introduced the exam. The exam set such high standards that many of the FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6585 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO. students failed to gain admit- tance to the college. The change made by the board of governors Tuesday will allow foreign students to enter the college even if they don't meet the exam stan- dards. Students who do not meet the required standards will be placed in a special upgrading program and will not be per- mitted to enroll in a regular college program until their English has reached the re- quired standard. Students who pass the exam when enrolling at the college Man pleads guilty An 18-year-old Lethbridge man pleaded guilty in provin- cial court Wednesday to a charge of willfull damage and was remanded until July 10 for sentencing. Francis 1713 5th Ave. was charged Tuesday after he kicked in a window at 504 3rd Ave. S. causing damage. will still be able to enter directly into a regular program. LCC is anticipating an influx of between 100 and 120 Chinese students for the 1974-75 school year. Man reaches 100 years David Gillespie today became Lethbridge's latest centenarian A native of Mr. Gillespie came to Coleman in 1966 A resident of Devon Nursing Mr. Gillespie will officially celebrate his 100th birth- day today with a cake and concert provided by residents of the home. His including all seven held a party at Ericksen's Family Restaurant this week. Of the 120 family 102 attended. Housing pace slows The construction pace in Lethbridge remains well ahead of last year despite a slowdown in residential house-building in June. Figures released this week by city 'hall show that 69 building permits were issued in June totalling The number of per- mits was down from 87 in June of but their value was about above the June '73 total. Only 24 permits were issued for single- family dwellings last down from the Livestock dealers to meet Saturday 55 put out the month before and below the 34 for 1973. A building permit worth for a three-warehouse being constructed by Richfield Properties Ltd. of Calgary in the city's industrial was largely responsible for boosting last month's total. It brought the six-month value of construc- tion permits issued by city hall to about ahead of last year's half-year figures. first general meeting of the Alberta Livestock Dealer's Association is scheduled for the Capri Motor Hotel in Red Deer at 1 p.m. Saturday. The recently organized association represents about 460 livestock dealers in the province including 14 in Lethbridge. It was formed to give dealers a voice in the livestock industry. Fred provincial government representative responsible for helping the association in its formative told The Herald in a telephone interview Wednes- day the work of the associa- Two hurt in accidents 50-year-old Lethbridge woman has been charged with failing to yield the right of way following an accident at 4th Avenue and 15th St. N. Wednesday. Police say Irene Mitchel Greene was east bound on 4th Avenue and 15th St N. and was in collision with a vehicle driven by Stefon 48. of 243 12th St. N. After the collision she hit a fence belonging to Mary 1501 4th Ave. N. Ms. Greene suffered minor injuries but was not treated at a hospital There was damage. A truck driven by Mike Tinordi of 2108 28th St N. overturned in the city land- fill Tuesday causing damage Mr. Tinordi was attempting to dump a load when the accident occurred. He was not injured. The acci- dent was reported Wednesday. A 30-year-old Diamond City man received minor injuries Wednesday after his motorcy- cle hit some deep ruts on a private road coming from the No. 8 mines in west Lethbridge. Robert Pohl was proceeding towards University Drive when the accident occurred There was damage to the motorcycle tion will be planned for the coming year at the Red Deer meeting. Work to establish an association for buyers and sellers of livestock licensed by the province started three years ago. At that some dealers approached the government for permission to form an organization. NEED A CALL RADIO CAB 328-8661 Alec Arms Hotel Fast Courteous Service CwtlfM Owtal MachMlc CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL UN. PHONt SIT-MM COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 VIRTUE COMPANY LAW OFFICE 106 McFarland Bldg. wish to announce that their telephone number has been changed to 329-4966 effective June 1974 IN THE OLD TRADITION OF WESTERN HOSPITALITY Ericksen's Bigelow Fowler Clinic announces the association of Dr. Alan L. McPherson General Practitioner FOR SALE BE MOVED 34' x 48' Duplex Located at 410 9 Street South Offers will be accepted PAHULJE CONSTRUCTION LTD. PHONE 327-6747 Window smashing continues Vandals continue to plague city as windows were broken at the Dorothy Gooder 9th Ave. and 18th St. N Wednesday causing damage. On the weekend win- dows were broken at four city schools and Tuesday at three schools. Total damage to date is about Insp. Glen Michelson of the Lethbridge City Police Force says this type of window- breaking spree has occurred but there is very little police can do to prevent it. They have no suspects. city police did apprehend two pged 7 and who admitted break- ing windows June 24 at Bethel Baptist 23rd St N causing damage. The juveniles were warned and no charges were laid. Industrial moves are approved Two relocations by Lethbridge industries to the northside industrial park received Municipal Planning Commission approval Wednesday. Permission was granted Lethbridge Lockers and Sea Foods now at 1023 3rd Ave. S to construct a new plant at 3603 6th Ave. N. Approval was also given Kenwood Engineering and Construction Ltd. to build a new hatchery for the Alberta Poultry Marketers Co-op at 401 to 409 31st St N. The hatchery is being relocated from its down- town site. The planning commis- sion also approved the construction of a single story office building in the downtown redevelopment area at 402 5th Ave. S. BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening till 9 p.m. PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th S. Duralex 20 Piece STARTER SETS Strong elegant heat prool and freezer proof Set consists of 4 dinner plates 4 soup bowls 4 cups 4 saucers 4 water glasses Includes 4 linen place 4 linen napkins Choice of clear or amber Perfec.1 for camping or kitchen Clear __ Reg. 17.99. SALE.... 11.99 Amber Sets _ MM Reg. 21.99. SALE.... 13.99 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN UNROYAL ZETA Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA 40M RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee MORE HAZARD MORE CAR CONTROL' MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. And to be extra sure of safety let our Service Department give you a Safety Check BRAKES SHOCKS BALANCE ALIGNMENT All work it performed by to assure complete safety and satisfaction. CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE OR USE YOUR CHARGKX KIRK'S LETHBRIDGE TABER CALGARY 16213rd An. S. C20150th Ave. 1210 45th AVI. N.E. Phow 327-5985 Ptioni 223-3441 276-5344 TIRE SALES LTD. ;