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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? That jt no more to book all your travel merits with a qualified agent. Art Williams Travel Centre Village Mall Phent 328-3201 The Letribddge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, July 16, 1973 PAGES 9 TO 18 IETHMIDGE OFFICE FURNITURe LTD Lower Uvel 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberto (403) CHAIRS.. watch musical ride FORT MACLEOD (HNS) More than persons gathered here Sunday to wit- ness the RCMP Musical Ride and pay tribute to the police force that founded the town 99 years ago. "When the first tent peg was driven into the ground 99 years ago, the construction of Alberta was Lt- Gov. Grant MacEwan told the crowd. The Northwest Mounted Police, predeces- sors of the RCMP, drove that peg. The RCMP horsemen per- formed their colorful drill in Midnight Stadium, beneath cloudless skies, in warm weather and a slight breeze.- Fort Macleod MIA Leigh- ton Buckwell took the tradi- tional salute to start the ride, at the request of Lethbridge detachment.Insp, Gor- don. George Vizunas, Fort Mac- leod's mayor, introduced the dignitaries and acknowledged the presence of about 600 sen- ior citizens who came on 15 chartered buses from throughout Southern Alberta. Among the dignitaries were Insp. P. J. Morrison, Com- missioner H. L. Higgitt, Asst. Commissioner V. M. Sepala, Insp. Gordon, J. B. McClel- lao, retired commissioner and present Alberta ombuds- man, and H. A. Maxted, re- tired assistant commissioner. Supt. R. A. Vaughan, from Ottawa, Paul Dersch, last of the local oldtime officers, In- spector P. J. C. Morin, ride director, Attorney General Mery Lekch, Joe Clark, MP from Rocky Mountain, Ken Hurlburt, Lethbridge MP. 5. Sgt. E. and Sgt. H. J. Coulter were also intro- duced. and :Commis-' jsioner Higgitt received gold cuff links, presented by Mr. Vizunas and Mr. Hurlburt, bearing the Fort Macleod Centennial symbol numbers 100, and Indian war bonnet and a police hat. Mr. Buckwell, also presi- dent of the Fort Macleod Cen- tennial Society and'grandson of an original force member, was master of ceremonies. The celebratknK included the presentation by Mr. iLeitch >of two grants to or- ganizations planning projects for the town's centennial. Floris Lesiire, Homecoming treasurer, received to be used for the benefit of the elderly. Lunettes Club presi- dent Gwen Chambers was presented with a grant from the province for the children's playground. HARRY NEUFELO photos FACTS OF LIFE __ 'tokEttOw out see BOW me me SUMMIT OF Mr IZMU m COSTA SKAJWS n THE ONLY H WE MltRlCK TO SEE. THE HjUHC !pp THE ORMtfM ATtAWTI t And here's -another fact you should know for your speaking appointments, sales meetings, -conventions, etc. we have the PORTABLE PRESEN- TATION EAZEL complete with stand, bulletin board, and chalk board. Availale now ___ SOUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. 316 7th Street South Mione 32B-2301 'Council can force out feedlots' The city appears to have the right under a section of the Municipal Government Act to force feedlots out of the city, according to a re- port to go to council Tuesday. City solicitor John Ham- mond says in a report re- quested by Aid. Vaughan Hembroff that the power to eliminate feedlots from within city limits is implied in a sec- tion of the act which says council may declare a busi- ness a nuisance and direct that it be removed. Certified Dental MOMMBK ICLIPF BUCK, C DENTAL Utfl MoWCAl DBiTAL MM. lewer level PHONE THE BLOCK 2508-2nd AVE. N. LICENSE 1553 REGULAR TUESDAY EVENING SALE, July 17 p.m. Along with our regular fine selection of items we will appliances and household effects. We would like to highlight Ike following. BEAUTIFUL BRASS and WHITE 54" ROT IRON BED TWO KAYAKS, VERY SERVICEABLE CONTEMPORARY DESK and CHAIR Mr. Hammond says in his report he is concerned about the ramifications of the sec- tion as it appears to g i v e council the right to force a business out of business without compensation, appeal or other recourse. He asks that if such a bylaw is to considered it be ad- vertised and notices sent to feedlots that may be affected and a public hearing held. In other city business, council will be asked te give first reading to a bylaw au- thorizing borrowing of to furnish the new library. Library board chairman Bill Russell says in a letter to council recent estimates re- ceived by the board indicate the cost of appropriately fur- nishing the library will te much higher than the figure. He says library reserves and donations will be used to help meet this cost. Council also has a request before it from the Native Friendship Society of South- ern Alberta for a loan for renovations to the old warehouse at 324 4th St. S. approved as a location for their friendship centre. The loan would be paid back through rental payments but City Manager Tom Nutting feels the federal government and not the city should be fi- nancing the renovations. A report from the Sports- pies: Development Committee to go before council Tuesday says an agreement has been worked out with two contrac- tors to do concrete1 work on the S3 million project on a cost plus fixed fee basis. Potato granules sold Vauxball Foods Ltd. of Vauxhall has sold one mil- lion pounds of potato gran- ules to the Canadian govern- ment as part of Canada's contribution to the World Food Aid program. The sale, completed by ten- ASTRO REALTY LTD. 1044 DODGE 2 DOOR H.T., RUNNING ORDER OLD SQUARE OAK TABLE AUTOMATIC, GOOD Pins many others too naaienras to mention. Sale goods may be viewed any day prior to safe. Wt Welcome All Consigned Goods. Pick-up service for consigned goods available. Phone 327-1222 Auctioneer: JOHN BEREZAY He. No. AKROYITS PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phono 32B-2106 Special for Sr. Citizens to Blood tribe The Blood Indian tribe was presented with a grant Sunday from the Al- berta RCMP Century Cele- brations Committee. Dr. T. XL Walker, coordi- nator of the committee, pre- sented the cheque to Chief Jim Shot Both Sides during ceremonies at the RCMP' Centennial pow vrow in Standoff. der to the Canadian Interna- tional Developm e n t Agency, has cleaned up the majority of existing stock of potato granules at the Vauxhall plant, says plant general manager Larry Jorgenson. He said the plant win be- gin 1973 operations about the middle of September "with a clean slate." Most of the po- tatoes processed by the Vauxhall plant are grown by shareholders of the com- Idaho has reported some frost damage which has cut down the total yield while Washington is reporting good crops. Mr. Jorgenson said potato crops "on the whole look not too bad" although crops in the VauxhaH region are slightly behind in maturity compared to the rest of the province. WINDOW COOLER SPECIALS! 5000 BTU 6000 BTU 8000 BTU Special Special Other sizes and types at Comparable low Prices CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 32B-331B DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 sale amounts to six mil- lion pounds of raw potatoes. Mr. Jorgenson said 1973 looks like a fairly good mar- keting year for Alberta growers. There are about 000 acres of potatoes grown on irrigated land in South- ern Alberta. He said Alberta growers will have to wait for reports from Idaho and Washington, the market pace setters, be- fore they will know their market potential. Driving Lessons By the Howr Phone ABC DRIVING ACADEMY We pick yew in the city! MR CONDITION NOW wHktkt ROUND ONE IT Carrier ALCON REFRIGERATION ITD. FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 2214 43 St. S. Ph. 327-SB14 California X woman dies in crash By THE CANADIAN PRESS A 39-year-old woman from California who died in a two- car collision near Ponoka, Alta. Saturday was one of 11 persons who died accident- ally on the Prairies during the weekend. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. local times Fri- day night to midnight Sunday night, showed seven persons died in Alberta six in traf- fic and one by drowning and two traffic deaths and two drownings in Manitoba. Saskatchewan was free of fatalities. In Alberta, Lucille Wray Temple, 39, cf San Diego died in the crash near Ponoka, 65 miles south of Edmonton. Jon Lelie Ry- lander, 34, also of San Diego, was taken to hospital in Ponoka for treatment of minor injuries. John Dobkowski, 61, of Stauffer, Alta., died Satur- day night when the tractor be was using to assist a motorist overturned on a dis- trict road 27 miles southeast of Rocky Mountain House. Brent Michael Thompson, 7, of Lynn Lake, Man., drowned Saturday in a swim- ming pool at a campground eight miles west of Drum- heller, Alta. A 22-year-old man from Sucker Creek, Alta'., Ray- mond Joseph Calliou, was killed Saturday in a traffic accident on Highway 49 near Eaglesham, about 215 mites northwest of Edmonton. A two-year-old Edmonton boy, Robert Bruce Thain, was killed Saturday when be was run over by a small 'truck backing out of a drive- way. George Schulthies, 42, of Calgary, was killed Satur- day in a single-vehicle acci- dent on a private road near Brooks, 40 miles east of Cal- gary. The 42-year-old driver of a tractor trailer unit, Alfred Miller was killed Saturday when his vehicle .overturned near Edson, 120 miles west of Edmonton. Police said they believed his load of lumber shifted on the truck causing the mishap. to Manitoba, Lawrence Abraham, 27, of St. Francis Xavier, died early Sunday in a two car collision on Highway 26 near the commu- nity 15 miles west of Winni- peg. And Larry Richard Thomas, 21, of Great Falls, Man., also died early Sun- day in a single vehicle ac- cident near St. George, about 60 miles northeast of Winnipeg. Howard John Einarson, 23, and Douglas Oscar Hordal, 21, both of Lundar Beach, Man., drowned Sunday when their boat was swamped near Gull Island in Lake Manitoba, 65 mites north of Winnipeg. ART DIETRICH DENTURE ClINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Sehworh BMf. 222 St. S. Phono 32B-4095 Whoop-Up Days Special! ANDREWS 20-FOOT SOAKER HOSES Canadian 2 tube hose sprinkler, fully guar- anteed. Regular 2.95 WHOOP-UP A KQ DAYS SPECIAL, EACH Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN ALLERGENS ARE AN AIRBORNE MENACE Far many people with allergies, just the thought of the outdoors can bring on a feeling of dread. Airborne pollen can mean hours of suf- fering .To reduce exposure to allergens hero an a few helpful hints. Humid weather and evenings are usually a mote comfortable time as a groat many plants dis- charge their pollen in the morning and on dry days. Avoid wash that is hung outside as damp material will trap pollens. Outside pets will often carry pollen in their coats. If, in spite of all pre- cautions, an allergic reaction occurs, remember that there are numerous medicines available that can offer relief. SUMMERTIME ADVICE SUMPS AND BRUISES Outdoor work and play usually load to more than a fair share of bruises. Once again you can rely on our pharmacy to have in stock a variety of products te help keep suffering at a minimum. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN REE CITY WIDE DELIVERY GEORGE RODNEY Haif Medical 401 5th St. S. 4th Ave. S. Free Delivery Cad 3214m Call BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Cvstom InttallaHons 2714 1J Ave. S. E. S. P. FOX FOX (Ufh.) DENTAL LAS ITD. W Modkvl Dental BMf. Mane 327-4545 t htip BRIEFCASES by DORSET Under Arm Slim Portfolios Brief Costs Coses of types for today's sf conscious business man. ;