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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AUTUMN IN THE ORIENT Special "txpo 70" Wind-up Tour (deicribsd by many at greatest See for yourself at low charter prices. All inclusive 22 BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Z From CAIGARY only Departure Dale From VANCOUVER only------ September 8 The Lethbtidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethhridge, Alberta, Monday, July 6, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 16 J e e A. E. CROSS 1 a ffliotog WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN Power Outage Here A lightning storm east of Edmonton caused a disruption in power service to Lethbridge a spokesman for Calgarj Power said today. The storm centred around the Wabamun area where Cal gary Power has its major gen- erating plant. Company officials say light- ning struck a major transmis- sion line leading south from the Wabamun plant, 'causing safety devices to trip out one of the generating units in the plant. momentary disruption caused a frequency fluctuation on the Calgary Power grid. Because of the tie-in arrange ment with Lethbridge genera- tors in the city-owned plant were operating at a minimum level. The frequency fluctua- tion caused a portion of the city system to trip out at a.m Generators in the city plam were started to restore the fre- quency and re-establish the tie between the two systems. Full service was restorer shortly after a.m. Golfing Donations Accepted Members of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce have been notified through their monthly newsletter that the board of management develop- ment of a proposed golf course for young people in North Lett- bridge is now accepting dona- tions. The idea for the course was submitted to city council by Reg Turner, principal of Win- ston Churchill High School, May 39. Since fliat time organizers have been working on the many details that must be at- tended to before they are legal' ly able to accept donations. Plans call for the dub to be run by the young people them- selves. It will cater to the under 25 population. Time Carries Air Mail Air mail out of Lethbridge is now carried by Time Airways: Ltd. which took over the ser- vice from Air Canada when Air Canada terminated its Lethbridge service last vreek. Officials of Time Airways state tiiat an agreement has been reached with Air Canada which will continue as the offi- cal air mail carrier from the Calgary depot to points east and west. Crbswnesf Youth Seriously Hurl Greg William Persian, 19, of Blairmore, is in serious condi- tion in the Foothills General Hospital in Calgary as a result of a single vehicle accident Friday two miles west of Blair- more on Highway 3. Ferstan was the lone occu- pant in the car. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 MINE ENTRANCE SITE The last stage of the cen- tennial project of the Lethbridge Gyro Club in co-operation with the Lethbridge parks and recreation department, was officially opened Sunday. The Mine Story Panel, which tells the story of mining, completes the 'twin mine entries" project. From left to right, Harry Green, Gyro member. Bud Davidson, secretary of the Lethbridge Gyro Club, Ralph Effler, president of the club, and Mayor Andy Ander- son stand at the site William Stafford chose to begin min- ing coal in 1882. The design concept for the panel was the work of Gyro Ted Lawrence and the artistic development by Mike Pisko. Lethbridge was originally called Coalbanks and coal mining played a major part in the development of the city. Seven From Colorado Nabbed At Coutts Drug Importing Charges Laid RCMP arrested seven Ameri- cans from Colorado, Saturday at the Coutts border crossing and charged four of them with The seven appeared in magi- strate's court in Lethbridge Saturday morning and were remanded without election importing narcotics into Can-1 plea until July 10 at which ada, and three with possession i time they will appear in court of hashish. in Lethbridge again. R. Orange., MP Meeting Speaker H. J. (Bud) Orange. MP for the Northwest Territories and parliamentary secretary to the minister of energy, mines and resources, will speak at the 20th annual meeting of the Cana- R. J. ORANGE dian Water Resources Associa- ionv The meeting will be held July 17 at the Pilgrim Motor Inn, Penticton, British Columbia. As an economist rath the de- >artmc-nt of northern affairs ind national resources, Mr. Orange became the adminis- The New look af Chinook "OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM" offering a complete selection of office Furniture for every taste and budget CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 !3lh Street N. Phone 327-4591 trator of Uie Mackenzie district and was first elected to the House of Commons in 1965 as Liberal member for the N.W.T. Mr. Orange served as a dele- gate to the United Nations and as a member of the Canadian- United States Parliamentary Committee. He wts recently appointed to the senior advis- ory board cf the 5th Northern Development Conference. Damage, No Injuries An intersection collision on tte corner of 12th Ave. and 24th St. S. Saturday afternoon resulted in damage to ve- hicles driven by Cheryl Ann Hadomsky of 2626 23rd Ave. S. and Hay E. Christensen of 1130 24th St. S. After the collision the Rad- omsky vehicle struck a post of- fice letter box and crashed into a fence. There were no injuries. All were kept In custody and j possession pipes with hashish >ail was set. resin in the bowls. The pipes The maximum sentence for were seized. importing is life imprisonment and the minimum is seven years upon being convicted. Two males and two females were charged with importing and three males were charged with' possession in five separate incidents. An HCMP spokesman said half a pound of hashish was seized in one Incident. Charges also could have been laid against several other Americans for having in their One of the seven arrested was also charged with posses- sion of what is believed to be LSD. Also on Saturday, Kenneth Alexander McDonell, 20, and Jan Peter Cyganik, 17, were arrested and charged with possession of hashish at Rals- ton, Alberta. Ralston is near Medicine Hat. They wiE appear In magi- strate's court in Medicine Hat July 9 at 10 a.m. Local Professor Fills Lagos Post IN THE BLACK 'Hie Canadian Hed Cross So- viety showed a excess of revenue over expenditures in Dr. Robert Anderson, a Uni- versity of Lethbridge educa- tion professor, will be among 20 Alberta educators who will be posted to classrooms in de- veloping countries around (lie world this summer. The group is part of a con- tingent of 156 English-speaking high school and university- level teachers who will be tak- ing up two year assignments sponsored by the Canadian In- t e r n a t i o n a 1 Development Agency. They first will attend a two- week orientation course in Ot- tawa, which started today. The program of assisting countries in the Caribbean, Africa and Asia through CIDA facilities is growing steadily. Last year Canada sent 123 teachers overseas. The Ottawa orientation ses- sion will prepare volunteers for special problems they, their wives and children will face as well as suggestions on how to 9, the third time in the past cope with cuitural and living six years that the society has conditions in the tropical and operated in the black. I less developed areas. CORRECTION! THE ADDRESS OF THE TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OFFICE of SIMPSONS-SEARS is 1218 2nd Ave. S. West of the Lethbridge Arena Dr. Anderson and his family will spend their two years hi Lagos, Nigeria. Other southern Albertans in- clude J. S. Harris, a technical engineering instructor from Medicine Hat, going to Ibadan, Nigeria, and H. C. Telke, a Medicine Hat mathemat i c s teacher, who goes to Tanzania. South Rainfall Down From 67-Year Average Slightly less than normal pre- upitalion has fallen over Leth- bridge since April 1, the start of the 1970 growing season. To the weekend Lethbridge had received 5.93 inches of rain, compared with a 67-year normal of 6.54 inches. Medicine Hat, meanwhile, usually drier than Lelhbridge, has received 7.36 inches of rain, compared with a long time average of 5.11 inches. Pincher Creek to the west, usually one of the wetter spots in the south, lias had 7.95 inches of rain, compared with a long- time average of 8.28 inches. Wettest spots in the prov- ince are in central Alberta one of the driest spots on the continent is the Los Angeles area in southern California. It has had only one one-hundretli of an inch of rain since April 1, compared with a long time average of 1.50 inches. New York has had U.36 inches, compared with a long- time average of 10.82 inches. spot on the continent appears to be Prince Rupert on the west coast of central B.C. It has had nearly 23 inches, compared with an aver- age of 17 inches. Americans Express Deepest Gratitude "Our deepest gratitude and covery of the bodies of five young Americans from the north slope of Mount Cleveland. The five were lost last winter while attempting to climb the mountain, highest in Glacier which cuts across the interna- tional boundary. inches. In the foothills region west of Hed Deer, nearly 20 inches of rain has now fallen since the beginning of April, with the bulk of it during the past month. Large tracts of cropped farmlands are sitting under water. Swift Current, Sask., usually one of the driest spots on the prairies, has had 11.60 inches of rain so far. compared with an average of 5.92 inches. A similar situation applies to much of southwestern Sas- katchewan. Calgary is about holdings its own with 7.83 inches since April 1, compared with an average of 7.10 inches. In the Grande Prairie region, where last fall's harvesting was not completed not too long ago because of the extremely wet conditions last fall, has had only- 2.99 inches of rain this spring, compared with an aver- age of 4.99 inches. Besides tte desert lands of Nevada, Arizona and Texas, Roof Spree Brings Fines Five southern Alberta youths were each fined and costs or 20 days in jail when they pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge recently to illegal possession of liquor. The five were caught chink- ing on die roof of the medical dental building. Access to the roof was apparently achieved from the Car Park. Commissioner A former Lethbridge mi.n, 49-year-old John A. Dougan, has been named high commis- sioner to New Zealand, the ex- ternal affairs department an- nounced Thursday. He formerly held the position of high commissioner to Guy- ana. Music In Park Draws 700 More than 700 people turned out Sunday to see the Hender- son Lake concert performance, Beet Workers Are Sentenced Two sugar beet workers from Broadview, Saskatche- wan, Ronald Peepeetich, 20, and Lloyd Balanger, 18, were sentenced to three months in jail Friday after plead i n g guilty to wilfully damaging a beet labor Iwuse near Picture Butte. Magistrate Arthur H. Elford said it was "plain senseless" destruction. It was people like them, he said, that made em- ployers reluctant to improve accommodations for the beet workers. as temperatures scared above 90 degrees. The Point of Interest and the We Two were performing in the regular 2 to 4 p.m. concert ser- ies, drawing tile largest crowd so far this season. City parks and recreation de- partment officials say Hie series has been extremely successful this year, and entertainment is scheduled for eveiy Sunday this summer. Next Sunday parkgcers will be entertained by The Cavaliers, a popular and western music group. CLIFF BUCK, R.D.T., C.D.M. [JBIACK DENTAL IAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG, Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-3822 SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A 59.95 MUFFIER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FRIE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES All AT INUT6 UFFLEPt 6th Avenue South The futile search for the climbers alive, and the search for their bodies which ended successfully last weekend, operated largely were both from Waterton Lakes National Park. James J. Flaherty of Great Fails, past president of the Montana Chamber of Corn- National Park. It stands at the merce and long-time chairman south end of Waterton Lake, I of the Canadian-American sec- tion of the Great Falls cham- ber, asked The Lethbridge Herald to convey to Waterton Park officials, to Waterton Lakes businessmen and other citizens, and to Canadians gen- erally, the admiration and thanks of Americans for the co- operation and generosity shown in both searches. "So many Canadians so un- selfishly went to great effort, time and expense to help said Mr. Flaherty. "We are proud that we have such friends. We knew, of course. Free Parking Survey Taken Saturday A Herald survey of 120 park- ing meters taken during the first hour of the city's free Sat- urday parking plan showed one- half of the persons parking in the business section "were put- ting money in the meters. Later in the morning small notices began appearing under the windshield wipers of cars indie at ing the free parking scheme was now in effect and explaining the new regulations. Appended to the notice was a note stating the service was not for downtown employees. The free Saturday parking, instituted by the Lethbridge Downtown Businessmen's Asso- ciation, has a two hour time limit and applies only to one- hour meters in the downtown area. It is to be tried out on a one- year trial basis. Employment Remains Down Employment activity increas- ed at the Canada Manpower Centre in Lethbridge during the month of June, but is still gen- erally down from the same period in 1969. In June, the total number of vacancies listed was 564, job placements 601, and total regi- stration for work There are still demands for qualified chefs, barbers, heavy duty mechanics, electric motor repairmen, instrument mechan- ics, experienced stenographers, and experienced cashiers. EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HAN7FL 317-7lli STREET SOUTH that they were like but we try not to take them for granted. In our grief and dis- may they outdid themselves with their friendship, and we will never forget it." Tax Payment Property tax payments at city hall to the end of June totalled Although this is slightly ahead of last year's figures, it represents a lower percentage of the total levy. Last year about 83 per cent of the levj' had been collected. This year's figure represents only 77 per cent of the estimated levy. rram Quota The Canadian wheat board announced the following grain quotas which are effective im- mediately: Three bushels at Enchant, Etzikom and Purple" Springs; four bushels at Milk Paver and Vulcan. Army, Navy and Air Force 34 BINGO IN THE CLUBROOMS Tuesday, July 7th JACKPOT Blackout in 48 Not. For and Their GueJtsf COUPON OFFER Cul out (his ad and receive a 10% dis- count on your rtexl cash puieliase from Ornffin'j (offer excludes Expires July 15lh, 1970. DOWNTOWN ISPENSARY ;