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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AUTUMN !N THE ORIENT Sptcial "Expo 70" Wind-up Tour (described by mony at Ihs greatest exhibition ever See for ycurielf at low charier prices. All inclusive 22 dayt. BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE From CALGARY only Departure Daft From VANCOUVER September I The Letlikidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, July 16, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 Jerry Jjlanas erry A. E. CROSS i WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN MFC Turns Down Tire Shop Request Tlie Municipal Planning Com- mission Wednesday turned down an application by North Lethbridge Mo-Tires Ltd. to build a tire vulcanizing and re- tail shop at 123 North Mayor Magrath Drive. The application followed ap- proval by city council June 15 of a recommendation by the land sales committee that the firm be offered the city-owned land for on the under- standing the city would be given Impairment Brings Fine Leo Berard of Calgary plead- ed guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Wednesday to im- paired driving and was fined and costs. Berafd had breathalyzer readings of .22 and .21. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson said he wouldn't prohibit Bsrard from driving anywhere in Can- ada but the motor vehicles branch would prohibit him from operating a car or. a highway. In this way Berard, a heavy equipment oper'ator, would be able to drive the equipment pro- vided it wasn't on a highway. Court Cases Joseph Perron of Hafdievflle was fined and costs when he pleaded guilty in magis- trate's court in Lethbridge to driving a motor vehicle while his licence was under suspen- sion. David Kauri of Lethbridge was fined and costs when he pleaded guilty ta magis- trate's court in Lethbridge Wed- nesday to impaired driving. He was prohibited from driv- ing anywhere in Canada for eight months. the opportunity to acquire seven feet of the firm's property on 13th St. N. The land is needed by the city for the widening of 13th St The sale offer by the city was to be accepted or rejected, and MFC approval gained within 30 days. Several reasons were given for refusing the application. Among them was the fact that previous policy established by council does not allow access to the property from Mayor Ma- grath Drive. The commission also said it did not consider the site suitable for the use intend- ed. The commission's decision can be appealed b? the tire firm. Given approval was a recom- mendation of the land sales committee that about 20 acres of land west of Stafford Drive, just south of the sanitary land- fill, be allocated for sale and development as a mobile home site. Jiireak Inquest Postponed An inquest scheduled to be held this morning into the June 27 death of a 43-year-old Coal- dale man, Eugene Jurcak, was postponed until sometime September. One witness, the pathologist from Calgary who performed the autopsy on Mr. Jurcak, was needed to complete the medical evidence. Mr. Jurcak fell from a scaf- fold June 26 while working on the new shopping centre being built in north Lethbridge. He was taken to hospital in Lethbridge and later trans- ferred to the Foothills Genera! Hospital in Calgary. He died the following day. No Horticultural Show At Whoop-Up Days 1970 There will be no Lethbridge Horticultural Society exhibit at this year's Whoop-Up Days. A spokesman for the society said it. had been confirmed this week the show could not be in- cluded because of space limita- tions. The society will hold its reg- ular annual exhibit Aug. 21 and 22. MARQUIS BAKERY MARQUIS HOTEL BUILDING WILL BE CLOSED JULY 20th to AUGUST 3rd to give our staff a well deserved holiday MANAGER RAYMOND WIESE By HERB JOHNSON Staff Writer Dr. C. D. Stewart will open ns new game farm to the pub- ic at the end of July. Although the official opening jf the farm will not be held until next year, Dr. Stewart tons to open this year on an nformal basis. There will be TEEN CLEFS RETURN-Toting an Expo 70 shopping bag filled with surprises, Anne Campbell brought her famous choir bock to Lethbridge Wednesday after a triumphant singing engagement at Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan. A group of well-wishers and members of families were on bond to greet the happy choir on their arrival at the Civic Centre where Mayor Andy Anderson officially welcomed them home. At right, Pat Ewing recalls some of the more exciting moments of the tour with the choir leader. Urban Life Study Meeting Set The terms of reference of an urban life study called by Pre- mier Harry Strom will likely be clarified at the next meeting of the mayors of 10 Alberta cities, scheduled for the end at July. No specific information on the study has been released follow- ing two meetings already held in .Edmonton. It is known the three levels of government will co-operate financially on the project, which j is known officially as the Task Force on Urbanization and the Future. The philosophy guiding the task force seems to be consis- tent with the principles evolved by the provincial government in the field of human resources development in recent years. A task force document notes the traditional method in ur- ban planning is for the plan- ners to set goals., decide on the means of implementation and then "sell" the idea to the pub- lic. The task force design relies on what is termed "interest based planning." Under this procedure, once a problem has been identified or an issue rais- ed, the relevant interest groups, working with researchers and planners, develop what is felt to be the best response to the problem. Policy then evolves out of what is acceptable to the in- terest groups in the commu- nity, rather than coming from professional planners who may be removed from the actual sit- uation. Court Worker Stresses Need For Rehabilitation House An example of Lethbridge's need for a rehabilitation home for women with alcohol, drug or living problems was shown in magistrate's court this morning, with the recommend- ation that too women try to "straighten out their lives at half-way said Leth- bridge court worker Albert Lapotec. He recommended to magis- trate Loyd Hudson that Stella Stimpsn and Uniee Good Rider of the Peigan Milan Keserve be sent to the reserve Villa in Oalgary until the remaind date of Oct. 30 in an attempt iJor them to get control of their problems. Mr. Lapotec is employed by the John Howard Society and the Native Friendship Society of Southern Alberta. Magistrate Hufison told the women if they got help with their problems that they "wouldn't have to worry about BURGER SPECIAL Friday and Saturday Only 79 C LOADED HAMBURGER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE Reg. 1.20.......................... Visit Us for the "AFTER THE PARADE SPECIAL" on Monday HANNIGAN'S BURGER KING "Home of Heavenly Fried Chicken" The Chicken with Old Fashioned Goodness 1415 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-4038 the sentence when they reap- peared in court Oct. 30 on the drunk charges." 'Mr. Lapotec said this is an indication of the need for a re- habilitation home in Lethbridge for all girls with the type of problems which are constantly popping up in the city. "At least one girl per week comes up in the city with some problems which a rehabilita- tion house could help. "Besides the excellent help provided these girls, a rehabili- tation house in Lethbridge would prove less costly to the government in the long run. "For an example, it costs the government about fof each woman transported from south 'Alberta courts to the jail in Fort Saskatchewan. This in- cludes payment of an escort." He said the women do not re- receive the best counselling in jail as compared to the coun- selling received by women in a half-way house. Two American women, Vickie Elaine Stauffer, 19, of Salt Lake City and Inez Bon- ner, 22, of Manchester, Ten- nesse, pleaded guilty this morning to a charge of illegally entering Canada. They were sentenced to one day in jail and will be detained pending an inquiry before being deported back to the United States. Louis Opwan of North Bat- tleford, Saskatchewan was given four months in Belmont Institute near Edmonton after he pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing a bottle of after- shave lotion. Belmont is a cen- tre for persons with alcoholism problems. VISIT HOLLAND NOBLEFOED (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Vander-Leest are home after spending a month holiday in Holland. RESIDENTIAL COOLING SYSTEMS CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 COSMETIC CREAMS for SUNBAKED SKIN! LUBRIDERM LOTION AND CREAM KERI LOTION NUTRADERM EMOLLIENT LOTION SOFSYN LOTION AND CREAM DRY SKIN CREAMS BY MAX FACTOR BE SURE TO USE SUN TAN LOTION THIS SUMMER McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3RD AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3555 NEW POST A. Sanders, station operations manager for Air Canada in Letlbridge since 1960, has been appointed off-line sales representative for Air Can- ada for the southern area in- cluding Medicine Hat, the Crowsnest Pass and Mon- tana. Mr. Sanders began work with Air Canada in Winnipeg 32 years ago. He worked in Lethbridge from 1946 to IMS as the agent in charge at Kcnyon Field. 2 for 1 plus Sizes to NEW YORK FURS 604A 3rd Ave. S. 327-3276 Game Farm Opens This Month no set admission price, but visitors may make donations if they wish. The farm is about two miles south of the city, just east of highway 5. Visitors are warned not to try the highway 5 ap- proach that access road has been closed by the highways department. Travelling south on 43rd St. will take one right to the farm entrance. Tlie main attractions at the farm BBS summer will be do- mestic farm animals and some smaller wild animals. Dr. Stewart has obtained per- mission from the provincial fish and wildlife branch to col- lect smaller animals and two monkeys, a marmot, porcu- pines and several rare gophers are among the residents of the farm. Special permits are needed for larger animals and Dr. Stewart is in the process of ob- taining these. One of the features of the __ _________ farm for city children may well will be tiny fields be the farm animals such as showing crops characteristic' cows, colts, horses, ducks and to southern Alberta, and how j geese that are located near the these crops are most success- i centre of the farm. One of the fully grown. iaims of the farm is to pro- In addition to showing a setting for these ani- Water Wonderland For Fair One cards of the main drawing of LethbrMge's 1970 Whoop-Up Days will be Water Wonderland, a miniature cross- section of agriculture in south- ern Alberta. Featured within the fort-like walls of the "wonderland corn- to grow traditional crops, the display will provide a first- hand look at potential crops of the future, such as buckwheat, sunflowers, safflowers, sanfoin and others. A weather record of climatic conditions taken over years past, be shown in the dis- play, and the significance of possible weather patterns and trends on Alberta agriculture will be available. Beautafication for this year and years to come theme will be provided by the Junior Forest Wardens of Alberta, who have transplanted trees _ of various sizes and varieties within the compound area. "Never has such an exten- sive and complete view of southern Alberta agriculture been said Andy An- drews, Whoop-Up Days mana- ger. Grain Quota The Canadian wheat board Wednesday announced a three- bushel grain quota, effective immediately, at Coal hurst, Scandia and Seven Persons. mals, which are fast becoming unfamiliar to many of today's city dwellers. Work on the farm will con- tinue through the summer. Most of the main fencing work has been completed and efforts now will be concentrated on building more cages for the smaller animals and birds. Dr. Stewart has said he In- tends to bar automobiles from the 180 acre farm. Only a farm service track will be allowed beyond the parking lot. Other efforts to keep the area free from pollution in- clude the planned erection of signs urging people to keep the farm clean and tidy. CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. HACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. Open Saturdays by Appointment PHONE 327-2822____ Be sure to attend the Lethbridge Exhibition! FLOWERS EVERY OCCASION from s FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South Phone 327-5747 KIRK'S TRI RETREADS CAN GIVE YOU THE WEAR AND SAFETY OF BRAND NEW TIRES AT A FRACTION OF THE COST! Let Kirk's The Tire Experts Install Their Brand New TIGER TREAD RETREAD i en your eor or truck ond 5 enjoy peace of mind for the summer days ahead. A brand new wide tread design that offers the ulti- mate in performance for a low price tire fea- turing a belter bond and splice free construction that can only be found in the Orbilread Tri Retread Process. Come in and let 1 UI explain Ihe many ad- vantages of Ihis great new addition to Kirk familyl Size 6.50x13, Exchange 12 .96 YOU CAN BE SURE OUR RETREADS ARE MADE TO THE HIGHEST INDUSTRY STANDARDS Retreads art a sensible alternative to a high priced premium or first line new lire they can be safely used for all normal drivlngl Your UNIROYAL Dealer KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. 327-5985 TABER-620I 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C.-Phone 423-7746 ;