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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AUTUMN IN THE ORIENT Spatial "Expo 70" Wind-up Tour (described by many as the greatest exhibition ever See fur yeurself at low charter prices. All inclusive 22 days. BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE a From CALGARY only From VANCOUVER only O, Departure Dal. S799 September 8 The LctWnidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbriclge, Alberta, Tuesday, July 7, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 16 J erry s erry A. E. CROSS WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN Centre Refit On Time A renovation job at the Civic Sports Centre is pro- ceeding "quite satisfactorily" Bill Brown, parks and recrea- tion department superinten- dent, said Tuesday. The renovations, begun in early May, should be complet- ed and the centre back in full operation by the end of th summer. A progress review with th architects will be done th week. However the job is on o ahead of schedule and this i simply a periodic review of th situation. Workman are currently gel ting ready to lay a new floo in the gym. The hardwood floo will be placed on top of the ol one, which has been tackec down and made solid. A major be made for alr-condi tioning. In addition to the in stallation of the air-condition ing units, which 'should be arriving soon, it has been nee essary to remove most of the centre's windows to preven the transfer of heat and col< from the outside. This part o the job has been largely com pleted. Most of the cost of the reno vations is being born by the provincial government. The city received a grant of 000 in May; the remaining 000 is being taken from city contingency funds. Man Fined For Driving Impaired Driving a car while Ms blood alcohol content was over .08 cost Steve Whitford of Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, and costs when he pleaded guilty to the charge in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Monday. Driving an unregistered ve- hicle and operating a car with nd drivers licence cost Whit- ford an additional and costs on each charge. He was prohibited from driv- ing anywhere in Canada for nine months. YOUNG VOYAGEURS FROM MANITOBA-Clear skies and sunshine prevailed today for a city-wide tour for 21 Manitoba Young Voyageurs, visiting the city as guests of the Rotary Club of East Lethbridge. A bus tour left the Civic Sports Cenre this morning, for visits to the Sir Alexander Gait Museum, the Lethbridge Research Station, the Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden and the Indian Battle Park area. A swimming and water ski- ing session was scheduled for Park Lake in the afternoon. Roiarian Frank Johansen is senior guide for the Park Lake trip with club members Dick Bide, Ralph Oler, Harry Hall and Dr. J. E. McTavish. The voyageurs will be in the city for a week and will make day trips to surrounding centres. Salvation Army Has New Leader Capt. Harold Cobb, M, has re- cently taken oven- the pastoral responsibilities of the Lethbridge Salvation Army congregation. Mr. Cobb came to Lethbridge from Prince Albert, Sask. where he was the Salvation Army rep- resentative to the penitentiary Whoop-Up Days July 20-25 Agriculture Theme Accented For Fair By STEVE BAREHAM Farm Writer Efforts have been made thi year by the Lethbridge an District Exhibition board, t make the 1970 Whoop-Up Day agricultural display the larges md most interesting yet, says Andy Andrews, exhibition man ager. Whoop Up Days are -July 20-25. Contained within the fort-like vails of the agricultural com jound are displays and ex ibits set up and co-ordinated y 20 separate affiliated organ- zations. Entertainment will be one eature offered in the com- ound, presenting dancers and lusicians every afternoon of le exhibition. A hog display, including all the. prominent southern Al- erta breeds, will depict dif- erent stages of animal om sow with litter, to wean- pigs, feeder pigs and finally i market hogs. A small butcher shop within e display will demonstrate to VACATION CHECKLIST Save extra shopping trips by checking your needs from McCready-Baines Now! 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The poultry display was main feature of the exhibitio last 3'ear, and is expected t again draw much attention. The public will be able t watch the batching ofincii bated chicles, see difference between broiler and layin chickens, and how eggs anc Director Appointed For Legal Aid Plan David M. Morris, 29, ha been made director of the r cently established comprehe sive legal aid plan for the ince of Alberta. The plan, instituted by th ;overnment of Alberta and1 Th jaw Society of Alberta, wi mean persons in Alberta wi able to receive the legal ai hey require, regardless o poor financial circumstances Any applicant who can qua] y under the regulations pres MFC Meeting Wednesday The Municipal Planning Com mission Wednesday will hear request from N. H: K. Holding Ltd. to build five four famil residences at 232 North Mayo Magrath Drive. Also oh the agenda is a re quest from P. Simons Construe tion to build an addition to an existing building at 1019 3r< Ave. S. Northern Has Summer Run To Waterton Northern Bus Lines of Leth- bridge has instituted a through- express passenger service to Waterton for the summer months. Buses will leave the city ev- ery Monday and Thursday at a.m., Waterton at a.m. from the down- town bus depot. The return trip leaves Water- ton almost immediately, at a.m., arriving in Leth- bridge at 1 p.m. Piano Exams Passers Listed The names have been an- nounced of successful local candidates in the second year )iano class practical esamina- ,ions conducted under the su- pervision of the Canadian Bu- for the Advancement of Music. Names are arranged in order merit, with "and" signifying equal marks. First class honors: Kendra Hard- ng, Pam Grfgg, Diane Handcrck and Iwon Handerek and Valerie Kry- and Cindy Boldt, Blaine Graf nd Sahrina Guanther and Dorothy )o Groot, George Coulter and Sherry co Parsonage and James Sander; Honors: Janet Coulter, Corinne Pe- ersen. Randy Bold' and Ingrid Sto- ert, Lvnnette Waddelli Pan: Robert Aychasiw, Debbie Giessmann. Gfen THEORY (only) First ton- ri: Stephen waddell. ently being prepared will re ceive aid in both civil am criminal matters from a law- yer appointed by Mr. Morris and paid by the attorney-gen- eral's department. In order to finance the plan the Alberta government has DAVID M. MORRIS provided the sum of 'or the first year's operation. Mr. Morris will act under the supervision of a committee comprised of representatives of ths attorney-general's depart- ment and the law society. He vill have an office in Edmon- on. birds are graded. Poultry cuts will also be shown in the butcher shop, again with pricing. The kiddies zoo. is always a favorite of the small-fry, and will feature animals of south- era Alberta. Children will be escorted through the zoo by volunteer 4-H club members, and adults will not be allowed in this portion of the display. A flower bed adjacent to the zoo, planted and cared for by the city parks and recreation department, will beautify the area. Water Wonderland forms the major part of the total display, complete with concrete irriga- tion ditches, and a miniature of the St. Mary's Reservoir water chute. A small reservoir will supply the water for these canals, also serving as a tem- porary home for ducks, geese and fish throughout Whoop-Up Days. Crops planted by the Left- bridge Eesearch Station will demonstrate to the public the lenefits of irrigation, and prop- soil management. There is no admass ion charge to the agricultural dis- play, and a tour of the com- pound should be a everyone attending Days. must for Whoop-Up damage in Accident An intersection collision on he corner of 2nd Ave. am 8th St. N. Monday resulted in damage to cafs driven y Betty Kato and Alexander Dabulski, both of Lethbridge Betty Kato was taken to St lichael's General Hospital am reated for shock and minor uts, and later released. Nikka Yuko Attendance Ahead Of '69 Attendance at Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden is running a little ahead this year in both paid attendance and tours, ac- cording to Victor Meech man- ager cr the garden. "Our June admittance this year was compared to at this time last he said. "Total paid attendance to date is This is not in- cluding 23 school tours total- ling 726 people." Mr. Meech said the garden has been getting excellent pub- licity from all forms of media. "We were given a telephone in- terview with the CEC from Ed- monton last week. Also, the local TV stations have had two programs on the garden this year." The garden is_ looking par- ticularly lovely right now, Mr. Meech said, with some of the initial newness softened by the good weather and abundance of rain. In Extension Of Tax Time Almost in property taxes was paid at city hall dur- ing the two-day extension for penalty free tax payments last week. The total on June 30, the reg- ular cut off date for such pay- ments, stood at By closing time Friday it was 800.000. The figure represents about 84 per cent of the total esti- mated levy. Last year about 83 per centj of the levy had been collectec at the end of the penalty-free period. Tax payments up until this time had been lagging consid- erably behind last year. A one per cent penalty is tacked onto payments made in July, increasing to a maximum of eight per cent in December. and to two provincial correct- ional institutions. A native of Saskatoon, he re- ceived his primary and second- ary education there. He grad- uated from the William Booth Memorial Training College in Toronto in 1957. He graduated as a lieutenant, and in 19SO, after three years of advance Theft Of Silverware Brings Fine A Lethbridge man, Robert Sera, was fined and costs or 30 days in jail when he plead- ed guilty in magistrate's court in LeHibridge Monday to steal- ing silverware. Apparently Sera tried to walk out of a local restaurant with worth of forks knives and spoons in his pocket. LIFEGUARDS Twelve students with expe- rience as lifeguards are avail- able for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre student placement division in Lethbridge. CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 RESIDENTIAL COOLING SYSTEMS CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 You'll Never Know How Enjoyable a BIRTHDAY or ANNIVERSARY Can Be UNTIL YOU TRY US! Complimentary Cake "Lethbridge's Favorite Place to Meet" FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 Mayer Magrath Drive South Phom 328-7756 CAPT. HAROLD COBB training, he was promoted to the rank of captain. After serving as a social worker in Quebec City, Mr. Cobb worked as the pastor of congre- gations in boHi Calgary and Hed Deer. He then left pastoral work and moved to Winnipeg where he took over (he position of correctional officer or parole supervisor. He then served as resident protestant chaplain at the Bowden Institute in Alberta. His job as pastor at Lethbridge he said, will entail visitation, counselling and delivering ser- mons. Mr. Cobb is married and has three children. Grain Quota The Canadian wheat board has grain quotas, effective im- mediately, of three bushels at Nemiskam, and four bushels at Barnwell. QUALITY RUG CLEANING AT NO EXTRA COST BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS TAILORS 317 I Oth Street S. You and your family are non-drinkers, Ab- stainers' Insurance Com- pany can probably offer you dwelling insurance at lower rotes than you are now paying. How are we able to do this? Abstainers' believe that non-drinkers are gen- erally more responsible people and are les? likely to have fires through carelessness the main cause of fires. Therefore, we can in- sure non-drinkers at a preferred rate. This means you save money with no reduction in in- surance protection. Why not compare Abstainers' premiums with your present rates now? HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-7777 Representing ABSTAINERS' COMPANY Evenings Phone 327-2011 or 327-4MI HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 ATTENTION FARMERS STOCKMEN! 2x8" --2x10" -2x1 2" FIR DIMENSION PRIME UTILITY GRADE RANDOM LENGTHS Ideal for Stockpens, Corrals and almost any other farm buildings. Can be ripped to your specifications. ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER Dealer Since 1925" Cor. 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S., Lethbridge Phone 328-3301 ;