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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE July Cooks judges canned By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer For reasons still unknown to the taste of Alberta cooking competition at Whoop-Up Days fizzled. Marilyn Lethbridge district home economist with the Alberta department of agriculture and chairman of the cooking competition com- said Tuesday that not a single entry was received in the contest. Competition judges were notified late Monday that their services would not be needed The competition was to be based on different segments of agricultural production from Alberta a different set of foods each fair day. The committee established a booklet of rules and instruc- tions and included a complete list of foods eligible for entry each day. Miss Tatem said this booklet was mailed to more than 200 women's groups and clubs throughout the south as a means of communication. But the committee is un- daunted Miss Tatem said all the work done this year will be carried on to next year's fair The same rules and entry forms will be only the dates will be different. try it again because of the criticism expressed by the public during the past few years that there is no cooking competition And the committee is starting to get the ball rolling right after Whoop-Up Days lowers the curtain this Satur- day. Not only was the cooking competition considered a a men's barbecue cooking with the main prize a natural gas was cancelled due to a lack of interest Miss Tatem said if cooks still bring food to the exhibi- tion through to Friday mor- committee members will be on hand to receive it. And it will be judged and if deamed will receive a ribbon. Royal Windsor RCMP ENGLISH BONE CHINA Cups and Saucers Coffee Mugs Cream and Sugars Salt and Peppers Commemorative Plates MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Marquis Hotel Phone 327-1515 Council leases building despite alderman's objection Over the objections of Aid. Vera city council Tuesday approved a one-year lease for the Lethbridge Construction Association on a city-owned building at 122 5th Ave. S. been conned Aid. Ferguson opposing the lease which carries a provision that the association can sub-let part of the formerly oc- cupied by the community ser- vices department. Council approved rental of the office building to the con- struction association last before it had a chance to consider a rental request from the Centre for Personal and Community Development If there's a better use for the Aid. Ferguson should take another look at City buses should be about after Tuesday night. That's the cost of a drive- through bus washer from Washtronics Ltd. that will be installed in the bus barns after city council approved purchase of the which will replace manual washing of the transit buses. The accepted bid was about over the estimate. City Scene Man mugged CHUCK KEMP Biker thrives on likes to ride By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Charles Kemp is one of an exclusive group. There are only a handful of motorcycle exhibitionists in the world today and Chuck is one of them. At 22 years of this 145-pound native of is doing what he likes best crashing through burn- ing leaping cars and travelling like the excite- ment and the he said tried the 9 to 5 and no thanks. I enjoy the thrill show It's out of the ordinary. It's a unique job and I'm one of a small handful of men that have Driving a stock 250 stripped of tachometer and speedometer. Chuck has little protection against injury. He wears a bell leather gloves and jacket and coveralls which are fire but not fireproof. Despite this minimum amount of protection he has suffered only a few scraped knees and elbows in the past three years of performing. Hitting as many as 105 shows a year and travelling miles across Canada and the United Chuck has a trip to Israel lined up in the near performing with the television commer- cial team of Roy and Al. Besides the obvious dangers such as falling off the bike or hitting Chuck con- tends with numerous other un- seen hazards during his act. boardwall is quite risky. It's hard to see the centre with all the flames and the black smoke and when the inch thick wood splinters you never know where the Great New Styles for Summer from Tliia DreHy Sling i is available in white and beige and and orown and black 2 tone. combinations pieces are he stated is a danger of the splinters driving into your legs or catching in the spokes of the bike. The impact of breaking the top board with the back of my helmet or my shoulders can jar Chuck has leaped as many as eight cars at once on a ramp to track type of jump. He prefers this type of leap to the ramp to ramp ex- plaining that it is too easy for the wind to shift his position in mid-air to where he might well miss the narrow landing ramp The money he makes is but he is not overly sure he will be in the thrill driving business many more years came directly from high school as a break before attending university and I'm still not sure what it will lead to. I need a bit more time to figure it out I Chuck explained. He also drives cars during the helldriving segment of the show and points out that while some of the acts may look easy they are very dangerous and only the skill of the various drivers prevents ac- cidents. Helldriving veteran Walt Williams is Chuck's agent and has landed him some stunt jobs for television and movie work One engagement was a series of stunts for the TV thrill series Edge Paved tracks are the preference of the thrill drivers but a hard clay track is also suitable. The Whoop- Up track at Lethbridge is very loose and makes for slippery operation and hard handling for the drivers While he claims not to be Chuck never drives without his special scarf. protects my neck during the fire acts but I don't need in the but I keep it on. It's but whenever I leave it off something seems to go wrong I also never take off the gold cross I wear around my even though I'm not that much of a religious person Maybe I am a bit superstitious after he laughed. While his act is daring and he doesn't feel he is a reckless person. very cautious out there. When you aren't cautious and nervous you'd better not do because that's when the accidents Chuck and the other members of the Trans-Canada Helldrivers will be putting on their final show before the Whoop-Up Days grandstand tonight at 8 A 43-year-old Shaughnessy man was treated and released from Municipal Hospital Tuesday after being struck on the head and robbed at the Plainsman 3rd Street and 1st Avenue S. Steve Smella told Lethbridge police he parked his truck at the Plainsman and was locking the truck door when he was hit from behind. When he regained consciousness he -.vas covered with blood and his wallet and truck keys were missing. The wallet contain- ed The truck was not stolen. There were no witnesses to the incident which is still under investigation by police. Victim named Lethbridge RCMP have identified the 52-year-old man who died Monday in Lethbridge Municipal Hospital following an in- dustrial accident Monday as William Arthur Brady of Lethbridge No decision has been made regarding an inquest into the fatality. RCMP said Mr. Brady died in hospital about six hours after he was run over by a gravel truck at Bow Island. City council changed a 1971 decision requiring city employees attending con- ferences to pay 50 per cent of the cost and all of the cost if city employment is not con- tinued for three years after. Council will pay the entire cost of sending Engineering Director Randy Holfeld to the Banff School of Advanced Management Oct. 20 to Nov. 30. But Aid. Ferguson voted against the saying she was sorry city employees weren't interested enough in their jobs to pay part of the cost of attending conferences The new policy does not change the provision that con- ference costs have to be repaid to the city if employ- ment doesn't continue for three years. The Lethbridge Junior A Girls Fastball Team will have in city money to attend the national girls' fastball championship in Aug. 2 to 5. But the money will only be provided if the which will represent succeeds in raising the other required for the trip. And while city council was giving money the Whoop-Up Country Historical which is taking over Fort Whoop-Up in Indian Battle Park from the Lethbridge Kinsmen took home a grant. The society said it was broke and that there has been some decline in attendance at the reconstructed fort because of the 6th Avenue bridge construction which is blocking one entrance to the park. Council adopted the 1974 assessment roll as the basis for the 1975 taxation year. A complete assessment of all city property is done once every seven years. And while on council learned about 85 per cent of the total tax levy for this fiscal year was collected by the June 30 deadline. To that just over million was collected. In only 71 per cent of the total was collected by the June 30 deadline. Residents now face a penal- ty charge when paying their taxes. Bylaw fails slated again for July 29 meet Televisions taken Tues- A robbery at Fairfield 1242 3rd Ave S day netted thieves two television sets valued at Lethbridge police say entry was gained by forcing a door of the building. Another Lethbridge Fun and 818 3rd Ave S. reported Tuesday that someone entered its building and stole in cash Monday. There was no sign of forced entry. Bruce 1138 13 St. reported to police someone entered his residence Tuesday and removed a wallet and from his clothing. There was no sign of forced entry. Seven bikes valued at about were stolen from city residents Tuesday and today A bylaw which Aid. Steve Kotch said concentrates too much power in too few hands will go before city council at its next meeting for a third reading. The disaster services modelled after the provincial Disaster Services failed to receive un- animous approval on third reading at Tuesday's council meeting and under provincial be given final reading at the July 29 meeting. Aid who joined Aid. Cam Barnes in opposing the said the legislation puts too much power in the hands of the mayor or deputy under the can declare a local emergen- cy. But when there's a Mayor Andy Anderson told can't very well call a committee of 12 people Deputy-Mayor Vaughan Hembroff told council the only power given to the mayor or his designate is the right to declare an emergency Powers to deal with a dis- aster situation are given to city he said. When the bylaw finally came to a vote after some dis- Mayor Anderson said he hopes council could deal with a disaster quicker than it handled the bylaw. Deputy Mayor Hembroff is what would happen if there was a disaster we'd sit around talking Smashed Dal sun One of two cars in a Lethbridge accident this morning Traffic mishaps injure several Many other styles to choose Iron FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLOC. Several persons were in- jured in traffic accidents this week in Lethbridge A collision between cars driven by Gary Lethbridge and Ronald New in- jured Mr. Morrison and Lola White Sandals Flat heel style as shown with covered jute trim priced from 13.0O other flat heel styles from CHARGEX Spaghetti Strap Dressy Sandals for dressy summer occasions In black and red. MMriMSIIpp.TCMri.rt with a pair of Lyons TENDER TOOTSIES In a host of Beige. Navy. and White. A Complete Line of NORTH STAR JOQQERS for the whole family Camm's Shoes Until p.m. 403-5th StrMtS. VANTAS ECONOMY MEATS 904 7th Ave. S. Phone 329-4545 At your newly renovated Meat Market At Vanta's you will be supplied with the following 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Pork Steaks B B ib Pork Sausage ib Pork Chops End cut. ib Pork HockS ib Pork Liver m Vans All Beef Sausage ib Vans Imported Smoked Sausages Any Kind Chucks of Beef B.B.Q ib Ground Steak B.B.Q ib Cross Rib Roast BULKWIENERS JOIN YOUR FRIENDS IN THEIR SUCCESS IN MEAT BUYING AT VANTA'S ECONOMY MEATS No glmmlcKs No coupons Juit good plain oM fashioned prfeM lor quality IMM. PHONE 329-4545 his passenger. The ac- cident occurred at 7th Avenue and 20th St. S. at a.m. causing an estimated damage Automobiles driven by Bet- ty Edmonton and Lester L. Har- dieville collided at llth Street and llth Avenue S. Tuesday. No injuries were reported. Three received minor in- juries in a three-car accident on Mayor Magrath Drive Monday. Cars driven by Margaret Tarn and Shirley all of collided BILLIONS MINTED About 85 billion Lincoln pen- nies have been minted since 1909. Certified Denial Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLD6. Lower Level PHONE 327-2022 Just A NEW SHIPMENT OF BASKET WARE Picnic Baskets Bun Baskets Magazine Racks Wine Bottle Caddies Blossom Baskets Hot Mats Clothes etc. PRICED FROM 29' Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN r SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2178 PENNER'S PLUMBING Specializing in service Water Heaters and Basement Plumbing 1209-2nd Ava.S. Phone 327-4121 BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening till p.m. PHONE 378-0372 2716 12lh Ave. S. AIR CONDITIONING NOW AVAILABLE for horns hutid wltk hot witor syitMM. CHMLTONiMLL LTD. 1262-2nd A South Phono 328-3388 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION the WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Avenue South JULY 18th Tirms Cash Sila starts p.m. No Rastrvi Dinette table and 3 console color nice white and gold Westinghouse avocado green 2 door 3 chrome good crib and Danish modern GE automatic washer and matching electric 8' Arborite topped display black leatherette 10 x 12 orange shag 10 x 10 orange shag complete 2 nice oc- casional beige armless 5 chrome Emerson portable good bicycles. Beatty washer-spin steam pressure pump and TV radio record Emerson chrome high air step set set of golf clubs with bag and vacuum good golf car top hydraulic small older table wooden paddle 9x12 jig record dress plus many more too numerous to mention. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE KEITH ERDMANN LiC. 010283-41 Lie. 012118-451 ;