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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday July 12, 1971 Building and grants before council tonight Public hearings on building proposals and grants could take up a fair portion of what might turn cut to be a relatively short citv council meeting tonight a "rare occurrence in recent A public hearing will be held on a proposal to rczone West side development on agenda A plan for a large residential subdivision by private develop- ers west of the Oldm an River will be presented to city coun cil tonight. Westview Investments Ltd., a partnership of 60 Lethbridge businessmen, would like to de- velop a 200-acre parcel of land largely for single family resi- dences, along the coulee just northwest of the new university property. Murray Jones, consultant for Westview Investments, recent ly appeared before the Munici pal Planning Commission with the subdivision proposal, bu the MPC suggested the matter should go to council. The proposed subsidivision is near a similar developmen planned by the city, and it i believed some members of citj council will oppose the private development. Seven hurt when cars collide Seven persons were injure and damage resulte when two cars collided at th intersection of 25th St. and 5t Ave. S. about 4 p.m. Saturday The cars were driven by Hen ry Wiebe of 117 Dieppe Blvi and Richard C. Burgwal of 120 18th St. N. The drivers of both cars wei treated and released at St. Mi chael's General Hosital. Danny and Tracy Burgw; were admitted to St. Michael' but further informtion was in available. Thomas Burgwal, Hendrika Van Den Hengel of 1502 13th St. N. and Antcnia Kuyper, a visitor from Holland were also passengers in the Burgwal car. All were treated for minor in- juries at St. Michael's and re- leased. on of the let at 2931 20th Ave. The Oldman River Regional lanning Commission has rec- mmended against the move, he planners say a rezoning to ommercial from residential vill give rise to servicing prob- ms and will also intrude upon n area that is designed to be- ome strictly residential. Park- uip. is another problem, accord- ig to planners. STW Holdings Ltd., a group of octors and dentists, will submit brief to council claiming leir proposed medical-dental linic on the site will be an ideal uffer between an existing partment block and nearby ingle-family units. The group feels the develop- will provide a needed ser- in the neighborhood anc will not cause traffic problems in the residential area. A submission on behalf of esideris of the area (immed- ately north of the College Shop- jing Mall) objects to the clinic MI the grounds it would detracl rom the esthetic quality of the neighborhood. The submission also points to jaffic problems as another rea son for council to refuse the re zoning application. Three delegations are expect- ed regarding grants to various organizations, following a coun- cil cutback in funds at budget time this year. The Victorian Order of Nurses, the Salvation Army and the SouOiern Region, Cana- dian Mental Health Association will all ask for reconsideration of their grants. The VON grant was cul to SI COO from a requested the CMHA had theirs cut to from and the Salva- tion Army received no money at all. Another grant request will come from the Lethbridge Milk Foundation. The group is re- questing assistance in sponsor ing the annual convention of the Associated Milk Foundation o Canada in Lethbridge October 5 and 6. The convention is expected t attract about 100 delegates from across Canada. Council will also have before it a motion from Alderman Camm Barnes that bus service cut back in the evenings by tw hours earlier this summer, one hour restored to the sched ule. Aid. Barnes would like t see final runs leave downtown at rather than Seven-cent mail has new stamp It costs more to mail letters in Canada and to commemorate the change, the federal government has is- sued a new seven cent com- munications and transporta- tion series stamp. The stamp is green, and Weed control is asked Bill Brown, parks and re- creation department superin- tendent, has asked for the co- operation of Lethbridge resi dents in controlling weeds. According to the Noxious Weed Act, it is the responsi- bility of the property-owner to control weed on his property. Mr. Brown has asked thaf persons leaving on holidays make arrangements to have weeds taken care of while they are gone. He notes that weeds produce seeds very quickly creating serious problems if no caught in time. More attend Nikka Yuko June attendance and recept figures for the Nikka Yuko Cen- ennial Garden show a consis- ent increase over totals for June, 1970. Atendance increased by more than visitors to from ast year's About of the increase was due to Cana- dian tourists. Gate receipts increased to from Souvenir sales for June moved to the mark from and the wishing well even showed an increase to from Thirty-three tours visited Ihe garden last month compare) to 23 for June, 1970. DRUG PAMPHLETS Local organizations received pamphlets on drug abus from city police last year. Po lice also lectured to more thai persons on the topic. Lethbridge city police patro 124 miles of paved streets an 79 miles of gravelled roac within the 14 sections containei within city limits. GRAND OPENING MONDAY to SUNDAY, JULY 12-18 SPECIALS Carton Coke, Fnnla 68c Plus Deposit Silverwood Ice Cream-Cones 2 for -Pints 2 for 491 Bread Fresh Colonial 5 loaves for Sherbos' Oh My Pizza 12" 51.29 Nalley's Tri Pak 2 for 891 Cigarettes and Tobacco off pkg. Canada Dry GIs. 3, for 796 Plus Deposit GREEN'S POP SHOP 544 13'St. North Lethbridge Phone 328-6177 the familiar stamp of the gre sam places x cent ries. The post office department's ove to increase all postage ates, with new rates in effect is o[ July 1, was designed to ecover some of the heavy Derating deficit the mail ser- ce has incurred. Next year a further increase be" added, so that first ass letters will cost eight ents to mail. Other new rates this year: innail rates outside of Can- da are all 15 cents for the irst ounce, with airmail stick- rs required; guaranteed air- lail to the United States is 10 ents. Post cards have the same ;ven cent Canadian and 10 ent U.S. rates for air de- .very. A new small packets cate- ;ory provides for delivery of rckets up to four ounces for ine cents postage, four to eight ounces for 15 cents and ight ounces to a pound for 27 cents. All Canadian first class mail vill be by airmail service. Coal output up for May Bituminous coal output in the Crowsnest Pass, in May was tons, down almost tons from the same month last year. The sub-bituminous field at Taber produced 11 tons, com- pared with 27 tons in May 1970. Total provincial output was tons, up over last year. Value of the coal was more than S16 million, an increase of more than mil- lion from 1970. Chamber urges Kishinena park The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce urged the federal government to co-operate with he government of British Co- uiiibis in 'he finalization and tuthorization of the Kisiiincna 'ark which compliments and adjoins the Waterton Glacier nterr.ational Peace Park. New buses largest in Canada Buses used on the new non- stop service linking Lethbridge with Calgary and Edmonton are the largest of their operating in Canada. kind GOODBYE PIGEONS? Maybe it will work and maybe it won't. But an attempt is being made to get rid of the pigeons on Lethbridge's post office clock tower. This two- man crew from Inter-Provincial Pest Control ltd. in Calgary, having cleaned up the tower, is spraying it with a chemical that is supposed to deter the clock's feathered friends from alighting there. This is the first time the operation has been tried here and, if it works, local citizens who frequent the post office corner can heave a sigh of relief. Officials of Greyhound Lines of Canada said the 43-pas- senger bus previously has op- erated only on the long dis- tant: Trans-Canada route. The non-stop service was .in- stituted recently because of cutbacks in rail service early this month. Greyhound now has five trips each way daily between Lethbridge and Ca! gary, which take Iwo hours and 40 minutes. The bus, complete with rest- room and air conditioning, pro- vides wider seats, wider aisles, larger windows, greater head- room and twice the baggage end express capacity of other buses, Greyhound officials say. Principal applications loiisidered The Blood Indian Council to- day is considering applications for the position of principal of the St. Mary Indian Day School on the reserve. Dick Faulkner, former princi- pal, resigned his position this summer. The appointment is for the fai: term, at the school located 12 miles north of Cardston. The Chamber said that in this semi-primitive area of British Columbia there is deteriora- tion of the surrounding ecology which has an over-all effect on both Waterton and Glacier Parks. "We would like the fed- eral government to appoint a commitllee to help finalize the creation of a new park adjacent to Waterton Park in the Kish- inena valley." The Waterton Cb'Jiiber of Commerce presented the Prime Minister Trudeau Saturday with an Honorary Perpetual Member of the Chamber of Commerce certificate. Also The Life and History of Kootenay Brown excerpts from his diary. The (-rime minister met pri- vately with the executive of the members of the chamber. Allan Sulatycky, MP for Rocky Moun- tain, introduced the members to the prime minister and Eman- uel Cohen, president of the chamber of commerce, pre- sented him with the certificate and book. Flags really Michelson recommended as new city police chief Inspector R. D. Michelson, 48, head of the Criminal Investiga- tions Branch of the city police, has been recommended to suc- ceed James Carpenter as Leth- bridge police chief. City council will consider the recommendation of the police commission tonight. The police commission agreed at its last meeting June 30 to put forward Inspector Michelson's name as Oliver property offered Senators appointed Due to typographical errors, The Herald's story Friday on new appointments to the Uni- versity of Lethbridge senate was garbled. In addition to Gerald Liteh- field, Mrs. R. W. Powers, L. R. Jensen and Claude Bishop, the two other appointments were: Tom Gilchrist, of Writing-on- Stone, a rancher and president of the Western Stockgrowers' Association; and Howard Beebe, of the Blood Indian re- serve, active in reserve affairs and vice-president of the In- I dian Association of Alberta. City council will have before it tonight a recommendation from the land sales committee that the Leth'uridge Branch of the Alberta Motor Association be offered the Oliver property at 608 5th Ave. S'. for SGO.OOO. The AMA has indicated to th city an interest in purchasing the land for a new building site A decision on the matter was ti be made late last week at a meeting of the AMA provincia executive and an official an nouncement is expected tomor row. Plans to build on the Olive would be subject to ap proval of the Municipal Plan ning Commission. The lane just south of the city car park is now a parking lot. IT TAKES COSMETICS to make the natural look of Learn how with o FREE make-up lesion ot MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COLLEGE MALL 328-1525 Gifts Wigs Verftimcs Police look ior youth City police are looking for 16-year-old youth, Byron Ix: who disappeared from his horn at 1268 4th Ave. N. Saturda evening. The missing youth is Chinese weighs 115 pounds and is fiv feet, four inches in height. When last seen, he was wear ing blue jeans, a pale grec short-sleeve shirt, and blue an while running shoes. He is b lieved to be riding a yellow I fpecd bicycle. successor to Chief Carpenter, ho re'-ires in October. Inspector Michelson, who has een with the local force 23 Was it a moment of patrio- tism inspired by the prime minister's visit? A foreign tourist seeking a Canadian souvenir? Or a case of plain old theft? NJ one is certain. All they know is that two Canadian flags were stolen from Brew- Garden during the week- end. Another flag had been stolen the previous weekend leaving only one of the original four flags at the gar- den still flying. The 'ags are valued at each. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HO5ACK Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Bldo. Ph. 327-7244 ms branch 11 city Boychuk Construction (Sask.1 ,td., the firm which submitted le second lowest tender for construction of he Henderson Ice Centre, is lascd in Lethbridge and Cal- ;ary and Edmonton. The Herald incorrectly re- ported Saturday that Boychuk vas a Saskatchewan company. The Boychuk bid was only slightly higher than the lowest tender of submitted by 3ar'kins Construction Ltd. of Sdmonton. City council will consider the tenders tonight. Tenders were opened Friday. years, has taken advanced wliee training courses at the M3MP college in 1957, the Uni- versity of Montana in 1965, and ;he FBI national academy in Washington in 1969. Council will also learn tonight the names of the three members of the newly-established police commission appointed by the provincial attorney general. Two members of council al- ready selected for the five-man commission are Aid. Vera Ferg- uson and Jim Anderson. APPLIANCES NOW OPEN in their new location at 812 4th Avenue S. (Across from Enerson's Downtown Showroom) Phone 328-1673, 328-1332 FOR THE LARGEST APPLIANCE DISPLAY IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Driving course Lethbridge is to have a De- fensive Driving Course on a permanent basis, sponsored by the Alberta Safety Council. Council officials arc in the city today to meet with Keith Robin, director of continuing education at the Lethbridge Community College and repre- sentatives of the local auto in- dustry and provincial motor vehicle branch. Attending a press conference later today will be Col. Roger Jobson, of Edmonton, council president, Paul Lawrence, gen- eral manager, Calgary and Ken Nelson, public relations, Ed- monton. Two burl Vehicles driven by Leslie D. Lee, 4513 Forman Crescent, S.W. and Gary Thomas Taylor, 2843 Grant Crescent, S.W., both of Calgary, collided at the inter- section of 6th Ave. and llth St. S, early Sunday afternoon. Jennifer Jones, 1820 Glasgow Dr. S'.W., Calgary and her son Jctfry received supcrficinl in- juries in the mishap. Thcro was damage, Alberta's Human Rights Act Extended Effective July 1st, amendments to The Human Rights Act, which currently prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public services and apartment accommodation on Erotinds of race, colour, religious beliefs, ancestry or plnce of origin, became' effective so ;is to further prohibit discrimination in public; accommodation, public services and apartment accommodation on grounds of sex. rind in employment on grounds of sex. marital status and age (age being interpreted as 40 to 65 For further information contact THE HUMAN RIGHTS BRANCH, ALBERTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR 1007 I.B.M. Building, 10808-99th Avenue, EDMONTON 6, Alberta. ;