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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AUTUMN IN THE ORIENT Special "Expo 70" Wind-up Tour (described by many Of the greatest exhibition ever See for yourself at low charter prices. All inclusive 22 days. BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE S From CALGARY only Departure Date From VANCOUVER only____S799 September 8 The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, July 1970 PAGES 15 TO Je erry A. E. CROSS rapy WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN FATE HANGS IN THE BALANCE-The old No. 2 fire hall, described by William H. Short, former fire chief, as "one of the few remaining relics of Lethbridge's early may soon be gone forever. Local efforts to save the hall have so 'far been unsuccessful. Its only hope right now is that Heritage Park in Calgary will give it a home. The hall, which now houses two fire engines and an ambulance, was once the home for six horses in the cays before the department became mechanized. A right, fireman Don Carpenter takes what may be one of ihe last slides down the brass pole. Future Of Fire Hall Undecided No decision has been made by officials at Heritage Park in Calgary on whethter they will accept Lethbridge's old No. 2 fire hall, alderman Steve Kotch said Tuesday. Mr. Koteh said he feels there is a chance the park will de- cide to take the .ski fire hall and a decision may be made in the next few days'. Negotiations with' Heritage began when'local efforts to re- locate the hall ran into finan- cial difficulties. Cost of moving the hall to a new location has been esti- mated at about with an additional required to adequately prepare the new site. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLQQR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 One suggested site has been opposite the travel hut on the brewery hoH, which would need extensive ground level ling work. The hall is on the edge of the new Centre Village Shopping Centre and Marathon Realty has been working to within a few feet of it. An automative centre sign, now on the construction site, will be put up where the hall now stands. Other than that, no actual construction ether than paving and curb installation will take place on the fire hall site. Marathon will need a week or Rural Mosquitoes Blow Into City so to tear down the old hall, if it is still there, and do Ihe nec- essary work to get ready for the proposed early October opening of the shopping centre. The new No. 2 fire hall is being built at 5th Ave. and 28th St. N. It should be ready sometime in August. The old hall was built in 1909 and was originally about' 150 yards south of its present loca- tion. It was moved in about 1919 by the CPR, which needed the land for1 extension of rail lines. Lethbridge residents both- ered by mosquilw- lately can rest assured the situation should get better shortly, ac- cording to Dr. A. A. Byrne, medical health officer .of the Lethbridge Health Unit. Dr. Byrne says one reason SWELTER NO MORE JUST RECEIVED A SHIPMENT OF WESTINGHOUSE AIR CONDITIONERS AT WHOLESALE PRICES FULLY GUARANTEED ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS 427 ST. Office Furniture Special HIGHBOY CHAIR Black Fabric Regular 99.50 SPECIAL 87" CHINOOK STATIONERS 306 13th St. N. Phone 327-4591 "IF SERVICE COUNTS-COUNT ON US" for the current mosquito crop is the heavy irrigation that has accompanied this .year's hot weather. The irrigation, aided by sev- eral good rainstorms, has re- sulted in a large number of small pools in the district ideal breeding grounds for mosquitos. Another factor is the strong winds, which bring in mos- quitos from outside the mile limit covered by the health unit's control pro- gram. Breeding pools within the limit are sprayed with an oil mixture 'while the young mos- quitos are still in the water, but the program has no effect on mosquitos blown in from the surrounding district. SUMMER CAMP WORK Ten students with experience as summer camp workers and supervisors are available for summer jobs through the Can- ada Manpower Centre student ilacement division in Leth- >ridge. Lee Ordered Back To Jail 59' SALE! JULY 6th thru JULY llth ONLY ZELLER-SAFEWAY SHOPPING CENTRE Mayor Mqgrath Drive Phone 328-7576 One HOUR THE MOST IN DRY CLEANING WESTMINSTER VILLAGE 13th Street North Phone 327-6726 MEN'S SLACKS LADIES' SLACKS MEN'S SUIT JACKETS LADIES' SUIT JACKETS LADIES' PLAIN SKIRTS WHITE SHIRTS laundered to perfection, folded or en hanger Each BE WISE MARTINIZE Daily a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday till 9 p.m. Y'S MEN'S PRESIDENT Scott Henderson heads the Lethbridge Y's Men's Club for the current year. Roy Christiansen is first vice- president and Ernie Lawson second vice-president. Trea- surer is Jim Hill and Al Aos Is secretary. Directors in- clude Harry Pickcma, Tom MacFarlane, Steve Gillies, John Van Den Hengel and Bill Crighton. Past president Is Joe Montgomery and the Y secretary is Ken Spence. The Y's Man' of the Year is Ralph Kulpers. Birthday? Anniversary? Special Occasion? FLOWERS SAY IT BEST! uis ewer Shop Marquis Hole! Bldg, 327-1515 ALeiibridge youth, Ricky j Wayne Lee, was ordered back to Prince Albert Penitentiary this morning to complete thfe remaining 13 months of a two- year sentence. Lee was arrested April 14 on a charge of poEsessitm of mari- juana; He was1 tten on parole from a jail sentence arising from a previous drug charge. The April 14 arrest con- Postal Business The following business was transacted at the Lethbridge Post Office during June, 1970. Sale of postage stamps, post-, age meter stettings and cash receipts for mail posted, 571.72, compared to in June, 1969. Unemployment insurance stamps and meter settings sold, compared to 414.88. in June 1969. stitutated violation of parole, resulting in the order today to finish the original sentence. Day Care Meeting At 8 p.m. Thursday REPRESENTATIVE Ron Pelham -of Vulcan is Hi v o 1 u n teer representative Cisresholm, Jake McGregc and Vulcan for the Alberta Northwest Territories divisio of the Canadian Red Cross Sc ciety. FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12th St. t 4lh Ave. S. Open 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Tues., Thurs. and except Legal Hoiidayi. THURSDAY, JULY 9th ONLYI Snack Pack Special Regular Value! 2 for itotfatt Browne FISH CHIPS Ocean fresh fish and chips to go in Mother Brown's 104 year old 2716 12th Avcnut South Phone 328-8392 Ray Speaker, Alberta minis ter of social development, wil be in Lethbridge Thursday foi a meeting with city official and local residents on thi status of a proposed day care centre in Southminster Church The meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Allan Watson School. It was called after the prov- ince notified the city funds for [he 'operation of the centre would be withheld until after the status of the centre had been clarified. A contract has been signec between the city, the centre and tie province. However op- position has been voiced by local private operators, who claim the new facility is not needed and would work a hard- ship on them. An advertisement inserted in Monday's Herald by the pri- vate operators and. interested Colorado Man Picked Up On Drug Count A Colorado man, William Donald Blagg, 29, was charged a Lethbridge magistrate's Wednesday on two counts unlawful possession of nar- cotics marijuana and hash- ish. The man was picked up by ICMP in the Coutts area. He was remanded to July 10 n magistrate's ccurt for eiec- icn and pleai Bail was set at cash. Seven other persons from xdorado were arrested on drug marges at Coutts last weekend. They will appear in Leth- ridge court July 11. They were emanded without election of lea in their first court ap- learance on the charges Sato- ay. cithens states "subsidized cen- tres will create unfair competi- tion and eventually eliminate private enterprise." The ad also points out a local day care centre is operating below capacity while no de- mand for an additional facility has been proven. The private operators say the RAY SPEAKER new centre appears to be an assistance for the underprivi- eged, but offers no services not currently being provided by heir operations. City council heard their ob- ections in May but decided to stick to its original decision to iroceed with the centre. Completes Course John M. Chubey of Leth- ridge is among 60 candidates ho have passed a three-year ourse of studies with the Ap- raisal Institute of Canada, it as announced recently. Completion of the course en- ties candidates to use the pro- essional designation A.A.C.I. The Appraisal Institute is an ssociation of real e s t a t e ap- raisers with a membership of ore than West Side Pipe Line A 20-inch diameter steel water supply line to Leth- bridge's west side should be completed by the middle of July. The job, being done by I. W. Campbell Construction Ltd. of Calgary, was to have been finished by the end of Jims but was delayed by the city strike. Included in the project is a new high-lift pumping station located on the east side of tha river. JCLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. HACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDQ. Open Saturday! Evenings by Appoinfmtnt PHONE 327-2822 TURN THIS PAGE For the Savings Event of the Summer Camm's GIGANTIC JULY SHOE SALE! EVERYTHIH6 DOORBUSTERS for Our July Inventory Clearance DOOR BUSTER BARGAIN TABLE Group of Dreu Shirts, Cotton Turtles, Straw hats. Values to EACH WESTERN and r Art PATIO DRESSES EACH J.UU Dressing CHECK PAGE 21 OF TODAY'S HERALD FOR COMPLETE LIST OF BARGAINS 21 7th St. i. OPEN THURS. TILL 9 P.M. ;