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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SUMMER IN ROMANTIC MEXICO 14 Days on the Beach al PUERTO VALLAKTA Inclusive from Calgary Priced from only ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 326-3201 The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, July 10, 1972 PAGES 9 TO 18 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 32S-7121 "Do you hove a ipare pair of glanol for holiday you ask me... By JOE MA Herald Staff Writer The Railway Transport Committee the Cana- dian Transport Commission has ruled that CN Rail and CP Rail are to continue operating all passenger services between Montreal and the Maritimes. Combined losses for both railways for their pas- senger services lo the Maritimes amounted to in bulk of the losses incurred by CN Rail, totalling Because the services "are uneconomic and are likely to continue to be both railways are now eligible for government subsidies of up to 80 per cent of the annual losses on the runs. The com- mittee said it was "satisfied that there is a con- tinuing need for a service between the Maritimes and Montreal." This does not sound like the same committee which gave permission to CP Rail to discontinue its Medicine Hat Lethbridge Calgary passenger ser- vices effective July 3 last year, does it? The committee ruling on the discontinued pas- senger services in southern Alberta also said that these services "are uneconomic and are likely lo con- tinue to be The only difference was that the committee fell alternate modes of public transportation were available in southern Alberta, but not in the Maritimes. How much did CP Rail lose annually for its pas- senger services in southern Alberta? The figure should be interesting for comparison: in 1969, or one forty-third of the losses in the Maritimes! I am not making suggestion that there is discrimi- nation against southern Alberta, but Ottawa certainly needs some explanation to do. And it better be good. Both Clarence Copithorne, the provincial minis- ter of highways and transport, and his predecessor Gordon Taylor have accused the federal government of "favoritism treatment" toward the Maritimes. It should be recalled that in Alberta, the Trans- Canada Highway was only partly financed by the federal government, -which financed certain roads in the Maritimes in their entirety. There is, of course, another important difference between southern Alberta and the Maritimes in this case: in the Maritimes it is CN, a Crown corporation, that is losing money. Or maybe our elected representatives are not fighting hard enough for the interests of their elec- torate. If Ottawa could maVe the railways to continue their passenger services in the Maritimes on the one hand, and give permission to discontinue passenger services in southern Alberta on the other, despite the fact that the Maritime losses are 43 times as much as those in southern Alberta, then the outlook for railway freight traffic here is not very good: CP Rail plans to abandon 375.4 miles of branch lines in southern Alberta in and after 1975. in damages No Injuries and about damage resulted when a car driven by Larry Wintemute, 21, CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Machanic BLACK DENTAL LAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 of Fort Macleod went out of control on a gravel road about nine miles north of Lundbreck Saturday. ECMP report the car rolled over when it skidded inlo a road-side dilch. Investigation of the accident continues. AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Regular Tuesday Sale-July llth P.M. SUZUKI 250 CC T10, ELECTRIC START, WIND- SHIELD. EXCELLENT RUNNING CONDITION. Maniomolic chemical loilel, new mobile home bath- tubi, 6 gal. water heater good seleclion of chests of drawers, quantity of good running bicycles, crib and mattress, -four drawer letter 5110 filing cabinet, 9'xl 2' wool florol rug in excellent condiiion, floor polishers, very clean box spring and mattress, jwivel desk chair, writing desk, 3 good chesterfield suites, china cabinel, students desk, floor lamps, of telovisions, garden tooli, wheelbarrow bathtub, sink and toilet, wringer washers, lovely Symphony Pattern dinncrwaro set, chrome >et like new green occasional iwivol chair, vacuum cleaners, ranges, 9'x9' lent, fridges, tabjoi of all sizes, curtains, olr cooler, lined drapei 1958 Plymouth 2 rloor, V-8 automatic, radio. Many olhor itemi loo numerous lo list. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES Phono 327-1222 2508 2nd Ava. N. Auctioneer: BILL HOPE-Llc. 845 REED HAWTHORNE Salei JUST FOR FUN The floor of Ihe Youtharama Build- several versions of the Canadian flag, abstract- art and Ing Is now parlially-covered wilh enough varied paint portrait of people. Susan Snell, pictured cbove, goes creations 1o suit any art lover. Young people of ell ages back to Ihe time of bowler hats for her picture idea, gathered Sunday afternoon to point their own ideas on Flnlay Photo .1 M _ TI. _ ._-.._ __ I____ _l_______ oainerea ounuay aneinuun tu puiiu men ui the floor. The pictures included peace and love slogans Next week is Whoop-Up Days Whoop-Up Days, southern Al- berta's summer fair with some- thing for everyone, kicks off six days of festivities next Mon- day. Dr. Hugh Homer, Alberta deputy premier .and agriculture minister, will lead the parade as honorary marshal at a.m. opening day. Thoroughbred horse racing will be held each day with eight races on the card. Post time each day is 3 p.m. Pari-mutuel betting will again highlight the activity. Horses are entered from Mon- tana, Idaho and Western Can- ada. There will be three grand stand shows during the celebra- tions. Kilty Wells, one of the best- known female vocalists in the field of country and western music, will lead her troupe fol- lowing the official opening Mon- day and at p.m. Tuesday The Blackwood Family, a modem gospel music group will perform Wednesday at p.m. Tickets for all grandstand shows are ?2 for adults and for children. Youth Exhibition will be open throughout the week in the Youtharama Building. Exhi bits, youth booths, a paint-in display and a special Roaring Twenties Day will highlight the week-long run of fun contests a fashion show and a bij dance. Food For You, a display o southern Alberta produce in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pa vilion, will be open to the pub' lie from r..oon to midnight dur- ing the week. Local producers, manufactur- ers and the federal and provin- cial governments will co-oper- ate lo give oil the information to the public about the produce grown in southern Alberta. Accidents cost Two Saturday afternoon acci- dents chopped nearly value from four cars. There were no injuries. A rear-end collision a t 12lh Ave. and Mayor Magralh >ive devalued vehicles driven by George A. Boras, of 2212 20th St. S. and Calvin Malacko, of 1017 I7th St. N. by about An Intersection collision nt 6th Ave. and 2Ist St. S. denied Ihe ear value of Bert Erick- son of Salt Lake City find Alvin Kennedy of Calgary lo the tune of ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz tldg. 525 Slti S. 328-4093 Whoop-Up Compound mil op- erate daily during the fair, featuring arts and crafts, out- door recreation, performing arts, sporls and physical filncss activities. Sports Canada will be pres- JOI1N GOGO Gogo named Rotary president John Gogo, newly-elecled presidcnl of Ihe Lethbridge Ro- lary Club, says the coming year will include a "new look" at Ihe club, the community and at members themselves. 'With the continuous en- croachment of government inlo more areas of our lives, there is less of a need for typical Ro- tary programs such as building said Mr. Gogo, an in- vestment dealer. Instead, service clubs like Rolary should be taking a leadership role in areas like drugs and Ihe qualily of life, he said. A new executive was elect- ed for Ihe year July 1, 1972 to June .10, They arc: Rae Pepper, vice- president; Jim Martin, secre- tary; Lloyd Gcrla, treasurer; nnd directors Jim Penney, Bob Shackleford, Heed Ainscough, and Don Iliggins. Aclivities so far this year in- cluded an exchange of young jusincssmcn Albcrln nnd New Seven vis- ions were hero in Mny on nn exchange Hint saw Gernld Per- ot CoMdnle nccompnny six other Alherln HoUry members o New Zealand in 1971. ent to run public contests, pit- ting people against a set aver- age and awarding medals to those who succeed. Organizers expect participants will try their luck. The Casino is returning, with action daily from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Kaleidarls Building. Roulclte, crown and anchor, black jack and monsy wheels will be featured. Teh Beer Garden, located inv mediated adjacent to the en- trance to Ihe grandstand, will will be open from noon to mid- night daily. Country entertain- ment will be featured from 7 o'clock each night. Kiddies' Day will be featured July 19. Offered for the kids will be a free grandstand show, 4-H show starts Tuesday The annual southern Alberta 4-H show and sale of steer cat- tle will be held Tuesday and Wednesday preceding the 1972 Whoop-Up Days celebrations. Slated for 9 a.m. in the Leth- bridge Exhibition Pavilion, the show will feature 375 animals from 14 clubs in the region. The clubs will show in the following order: Hillspring, Lethbridge Coaldale, Barons, Cardston, Del Bonita, Warner, Park Lake, Raymond, Leth- bridge-Northern, Turin, Ready- made, Magrath, Milk River and Wrenlham. A grand champion and re- serve grand champion steer will be selected. Wednesday Ihe clubs will sell Iheir animals, starting al II a.m., in Ihe same order. The highest-placing animal in each club will be sold first each lime. As an added fealurc, the Green Acres 4-H Dairy Club will show animals at noon Tuesday. TOWN COUNCIL The first Lelhbridge lown council sel up Ihe following committees: fin ance; ossess- monl and (fixation; fire, water and light; licence end police; and health. half-price midway rides, reduc ed admission and the Kiddies Zoo. The Thomas Shows Midway will bo operating throughou the week. July 20 to 22, the chuckwagon races and rodeo will highligh the fair in Ihe rodeo grounds The activities start at p.m. each day. Top wagons from Western Canada and all-star rodeo con leslants from Ihe professiona rodeo circuit mil be featured. Reserved seats for the wag on races and rodeo are with rush seats priced at ?1.50 Gate admission for the fair during the week is for adults, 50 cents for children six years to 14 years old. Chil dren under six are admitted free. Parking Is available on the grounds for 50 cents. Some of Hie side activities ol the fair include Ihe Lelhbridg( Junior Chamber of Commerce draw for the bar of gold The Lethbridge Kinsmen will make a draw for two cars. Light horse show starts Tuesday The 1972 Lethbridge Ligh Horse Show will kick off activi lies Tuesday in the outdoor show ring at the Lethbridge Exhibiton Grounds. Registered Quarter horses Arabians, Palaminos and pin los from Saskatchewan, Brit ish Columbia, Montana and Al berta are entered. Show chairman Tony Perlich said the entries will be one of the largest on record. Riders will be competing for many prizes, trophies and rib- bons in junior and senior class- es and gymkhana events. Grandslarid scnts at n o charge for admission are avail- able. The outdoor show ring is immediately south of the Ex- liibition Pavilion. AIR CONDITIONING Alton Refrigeration Lid- For Iho host buy in Air Conditioning Phono 327-5816 WE'VE MOVED! Chinook Stationers Have Moved to a New Location 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-4591 Separate school boss here soon By RON CALDWELL Herald Staff Writer The new superintendent of (he Lethbridge separate school system says he plans to visit England to take a close look at their education system be- fore he takes up his duties in Lelhbridge. Ralph Himsl, who will as- sume the post Jan. 1, 1973, told Tim Herald in a telephone in- terview from Prince Albert, Sask., that England is where "its happening" in education. "I've talked with a number of people in the States and they have told me, 'don't come here, England is where the action said Mr. Himsl. He said he plans to look at English innovative programs in school administration, non- graded schools, the DSC of cre- ative problem solving, kinder- gartens and nursery schools. Mr. Himsl said he will be in Lethbridge July 21 and 22 on a house-hunling expedition and hopes to meet with separate school officials during the weekend to discuss the needs and objectives of the separate school system in Lethbridge. A former school superinten- dent in Prince Albert and Moose Jaw, Mr. Himsl has been employed on the Sas- katchewan Newstart Project for the past years. New- slart is a provincial govern- ment adult education progrdm. Mr. Himsl said while he re- gards (he pre-school years as a critical period in a person'3 lite, it's too early to say wheth- er he will press for establish- ment of kindergartens or other facilities for early childhood education in the separata school system. "Whatever happens to four or five-year-olds is very influen- tial on their life. This is where the personal responses lo life's problems are he said. "However, I don't know the capabilities on the district and what their desires are so it would be premature to say I will try lo bring about early childhood Hucation." Mr. Himsl said the non-grad- ing scheme is one of the things he believes in most strongly. "I don't believe learning can be assigned to a certain year in a person's school hs said. Mr. Himsl takes over the post which will be vacated by Bob Kimmitt when he retires at Ihe end of December. Missing youths back at home Two southern Alberta youths reported missing to the RCMP Saturday have been found and are at home again, but a third is still unaccounted for. A spokesman for the Lelh- bridge detachment of the RCMP reported both Donna Martin, 14, daughter oE Mr. and Mrs. Jack Martin, 139 1st Ave., Hardieville and Ernest Kunze, 1C, son ot Mr. and Mrs. Max Kunze of Coalhurst were dis- covered in their respective towns shortly after they were reported missing. 'Both young persons had ei- ther been visiting friends or at- tending parties, and had failed to notify their parents about where and what they were do- said the spokesman, The search for Angela Hue- mer, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Huemer, 1318 6th Ave. A N., continues but no new information has been uncover- ed. The search for the girl, re- ported missing June 27, is be- ing conducted jointly by Leth- bridge city police and the RCMP. Angela was last seen as she rode her b ic y c 1 e from a friend's home in Hardieville lo- Student job market The Lelhbridge Hire a -Stu- dent office requires a waitress, an experienced cashier, cabar- et waitresses, a female life- guard, a short-order cook, a part-time exterminator, a bus boy and militia men. The office is located at 323 7th St. S. or phone 328-81W. ward North Lethbridge at about 11 p.m. June 27. Her bicycle was discovered on the Kipp cutoff road about four miles from the junction with Highway 3 West, during the Canada Day holiday, Angela has not been heard from since. Anyone with Information con- cerning (he missing girl is re- quested to phone the nearest city or town police or the RCMP. Angela has long blonde hair, blue eyes and a fair complex- ion. She is five feet, three inch- es tell, wilh a slender build and weighs 115 pounds. When last seen she was wearing blue jeans, a mauve and white sweater, dark brown leather-fringed jacket and dark brown leather moccasins. PAINTER'S BARGAINS! A good selection of INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR BAPCO PAINT Discontinued Coforl Clearing ot HALF PRICE! WHO "OWNS" YOUR PRESCRIPTION DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Haig Modlcal Bltlg. 401 5lh St. 601 6lh Ave. S. Froo Delivery Call 328-6133 Cnll 327-336'! ;