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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta AUTUMN IN THE ORIENT Special "Expo 70" Wind-up Tour (described by many as tho greatest exhibition over Soo for yourself al low charter prices. All inclusive 22 days. BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE Z From CALGARY only Departure Dale From VANCOUVER only------ S799 September 8 The LctWnridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridgc, Alberta, Monday, July 20, 1970 ?AGES 9 TO 18 J erry Jj Ian a's A. E. CROSS jphotogt-aphy WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN Wilderness Group Seeking Support The Lcthbriclge branch of the Alberta Wilderness Association s looking for public support for a July 28 hearing in the city on the provincial act regulating wilderness areas. Bill 106 was'given first read- ing at the last session of the legislature and a series of pub- ic meetings are now being held ,o gather opinions on the bill :rom Alberta citizens. lion Morroz, a co-ordinator with the association, is' travel- ling through the province assisting local persons with the preparation of briefs to the gov- ernment and urging people to attend the meetings and make Lheir views known. He says one major fault with the bill as it now stands is tte lack of any provision for ensur- ing that Wilderness areas re- main untouched by commercial development. The governmnet, simply by order in council, may allow such things as oil or logging op- er'ations in any wilderness area, he said. The key issue, at this stage, is showing the provincial gov- ernment there is a great deal of public interest in the pre- WHOOP-UP PARADE WINNERS Colorful floats were the order of the day this morning at the Whoop-Up Days parade, with many entrants in every competitive category and a wide variety of non-competitive entrants. Thousands of Lethbridgs residents and visiting tourists crowded the streets to watch the parade, which lasted more than an hour. All categories of entries were judged before the parade started, at the marshalling area near 7th Ave. and 13th St. N. Among winners were, top left: the Lethbridge Milk Foundation, in the commercial section; top Tight: the Southern Alberta Hog Producers, in the fraternal organizational section; bottom left: Bow Island Flowers entry, in the decorated cars section; and bottom right: an old Democrat, driven by Debbie O'Sullivan, and Debbie Hudson, both of Lethbridge, in the comic and novelty section. Gov.-Gen. Michener And Vice-Regal Party Lead Parade Whoop-Up Days Has Colorful Start It was a great 85 degree morning for a parade. Thousands of people watched as tie half-miie long parade wound its colorful and cheerful way through the city, from 7th Ave. and 13th St. N., through the 'downtown area and even- tually past city hall to the Civic Centre. Bands, majorettes and floats followed a color party lead by Canada's Governor General Roland Michener and Mrs. Michener, who are special guests at Whoop-Up Days. Army, Navy and Air Force 34 BINGO CANCELLED DURING WHOOP-UP DAYS For and Their Guests! A lone mounted officer rode point, for a marching, rod-coat- ed 32-man strong group of RCMP, traditional in parades and particularly crisp today as they honored the Governor- General. The color party also included Lethbridge Mayor Andy Ander- son and Mrs. Anderson, and Lethbridge and District Exhibi- tion president Dick Gray and Mrs. Gray. They were followed by a colorful band of eight mounted Indians and the first band, the 50-member Regina Police Boys' Band. More than 150 items were in the parade this morning, with entries coming from Leth- bridge, Calgary, the Trail re- gion of B.C. and about every smaller centre in southern Al- bsrta. Spectators come well pre- pared: boxes, patio chairs, tops of roofs and one tall steplad- der lined downtown sidewalks with their owners settled in for any length1 of parade. Bands were numerous, with the Regina Police Band, Leth- A SICK PET HAS A WORRIED FRIEND E L I V 9 See us for all your livestock grooming pro- ducts you'll need for Whoop-Up Days next week. We have just received a new stock of "Mod" wire rims in all the groovy shapes and colors. ______DRUG STORE___________ PRESCRIPTION CHEMISTS DOWNTOWN ROD 327-3279 niSPENSARY GEORBE bridge Kiwanis, Lethbridge Shrine Oriental, Edmonton and Alberta All-Girl Drum and Bugle bands, Southern Alberta Pipe Band from Medicine Hat, Taber German Band and1 as- sorted other smaller groups. Southern Alberta Treaty In- dians were in full regalia in about 10 entries, including dec- orated cars and floats. The In- dian participation this year has special significance since Treaty V, signed by both Pei- gans and Bloods, is a contract with the British Crown, repre- sented in the parade by guest Gov.-Gen. Michener. Fort Macleod, to celebrate its centennial in 1874, had one of the most eye-catching floats with a large replica of the fort in the days when Colonel James Macleod of the North West Mounted Police and scout Jerry Potts began their his- toric pioneering in the area. The Kainai News media, rep- resenting the Kainai News and Blackfoot Radio again had a float this year. Also represent- ed were the Lethbridge LDS Stake, Coalhurst cubs, scouts and brownies, business and commercial associations. Cran- brook's forth coming Sam Steele Days, senior citizens' groups and Calgary's School Patrol Band. Winners in the eight parade sections were: Commercial floats: the Leth- bridge Milk Foundation, van- ning a prize and judged by Dr. and Mrs.'David Clark. Fraternal and Organization- al: Southern Alberta Hog Pro- ducers, winning a prize and judged by Mr. and Mrs. George Robins. Comic and Novelty: a Demo- crat driven by Debbie O'Sulli- van and Debbie Hudson, of Lethbridge, winning a prize and judged by Mr. and Mrs. Al Schneider. Antique Cars: Oscar Tysland, of Lethbridge, winnineg a' prize and judged by Mr. and Mrs. Gus Demers. Decorated Cars: Bow Island Flowers, winning a prize and judged by Mr. and Mrs. Gus Demers. District Floats: Fort Mac- leod, winning a prize and judged by Dr. and Mrs. Sey ward Smith. 4-H Clubs: Whoop-Up 4-H winning a prize and judged by Mr. and Mrs. Jorgen Mae- Glamor Section, Mounted Cliff Peterson, judged by Mr and Mrs. William Langmead. Dancers Perform About 150 persons gathered on the lawn at the Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden Sunday eve- ning to watch the annual BOB Adori Festival Memorial Service staged by the Honpa Buddhist Church of Alberta, under Rev- erend Leslie Kswamura. Approximately 75 dancers from Raymond, Coaldale. Pic- ture Butte and Lethbridge took part in the stately dances, un- Two Hurt On Motorcycles Two Lethbridge motorcycl- ists were admitted to hospital during the weekend as a result of two separate accidents. Edwin Miller of 614 7th Ave. S. is in fair condition in Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital. Ap- parently the motorcycle he was riding missed a turn about 7 p.m. Sunday at the Lethbridge Motorcycle C1 u b's raceway. The incident was not part of t'he motorcycle races that were held at the raceway Sunday afternoon. Melvin Salmon of 327 10th St. S. was admitted to hospital and released Sunday after the motorcycle he was operating was in collision with a car driven by Truman Stephens of Midwest City, Oklahoma. The accid'ent happened just south of the city limits on Highway 5. Damage amounted ot A two-car collision Sunday SAVE Tuo 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT 509 6th Avenue South I Phone 378-8134 resulted in damage when cars driven by Martin Vrolyk of Woodstock, Ont., and Randy Kadonaga of Lethbridge col- lided on Highway 4 a mile south of the city limits. der the leadership of Mrs. M Nakahama of Raymond. The festival, which tradi tionally is a three-day celebra tion and national holiday in Japan, has been held in the garden each year since it open ed. A highlight of the evening was a dance performed by 2( youngsters. Their performance will be repeated as part of the stage show Monday, Tuesdaj and Wednesday at Whoop-Up Days. CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 The New look at Chinook "OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM' offering a complete selection of office furniture for every faste and budget CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th Street N. Phone 327-4591 City Man In Hospital After Accident A Lethbridge man, George Russakow of 1106 8th St. N., is .11 satisfactory condition in St. Michael's General Hospital as a result of a single vehicle ac- cident Sunday at 5th Ave. and 12th St. N. He has a broken leg. Apparently Mr. Russakow was injured when a car driven by Dean Leger of 1835 6th Ave. N. was in collision with a con- crete sewer pipe and a caution sign at a construction site where Mr. Hussakow was work- ing as a watchman for the city. Damage amounted to Garden Attendance Totals Attendance up to and includ- ing July 18 at the Nikka Yuko Centennial Garden was According to officials this is on a par with 1969 figures. Sunday July 19 was a big day at the garden with an atten dance of including three tours. servation of areas for recrea- tional use, he said. He urged persons in the Leth- bridge area to attend the meet- ing July 28 at p.m. in Ham- Iton Junior High School and to vrite their MLA. Persons wanting more infor- mation on Bill 106 and how they might become involved in efforts to preserve wilderness areas have been asked to phone Mrs. Joan Puckelt at 327-3597. Garden Competition In August The Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society is accept- ing entries in its annual garden competition, to be held the first week in August. There are five classes this year grounds over 50 feet, grounds 50 feet and under, vegetable class, composite and an "unusual garden" class. The last category has been added to accommodate Japanese gar- dens, several of which were en- tered last year, which cannot be judged by the usual North American standards. Judging will be done by Bert Niven and J. K. McGregor ear- ly in August. Visitor's Day, when people are invited to in- spect the prize-winning gar- dens, is scheduled for Aug. 9. The competition is open to members of the society. Mem- berships, costing may be ob- tained by phoning Mr. Mc- Gregor at 327-3604. No Date For Talks No date has been set for a resumption of conciliation talks between the Lethbridge Police Association and the Board of Police Commissioners. The talks were adjourned June 9 after only one meeting between the two groups. The provincially appointed conciliator in the talks is J. B. Adams of Edmonton. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 FARM HAND COMBINE TIRES Deeper and wider logs than mosf ordinary combine tires. 14 (6 Ply Nylon) 16 (6 Ply Nylon) 115 95 5-YEAR GUARANTEE LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" ;