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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 Sniffing nail polish brings probation A 28-year-old Hardieville woman who pleaded guilty to sniffing vapors from nail polish was fined in provincial court Friday and placed on three months probation Court was told RCMP found Marie Gladys Gosselm sniffing nail polish Thursday in a tent and that she was in a highly intoxicated state Provincial Judge L W Hudson told Ms Gosselm that sniffing vapors from nail polish could reduce a person to a vegetable He said it xvas one of the worst things a person can do because it damages a person's brain He said from what he had lead once a person s brain is damaged from sniffing something like nail polish there is nothing that can be done for the person Provincial Judge Hudson told Ms Gosselm he was referring her to Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Commission for her probation Twu Letnbndge men who pleaded guilty to charges of racing on 4 near Lethbndge in the early morning hours of July 16 were fined Court was told an RCMP patrol saw Roger 2126 17tn Ave S and Martin Dixon 316 15th St S lined up beside each other and then race down Highway 4 RCMP said they were clocked at speeds of about 100 m p h the two men denied this and sa'd the RCMP couldn't have caught up to them as quickly as they did if they had been going 100 m p h Provincial Judge Hudson told them he wasn't sure of that When he asked them how fast they were going the two men said about 80 mph Provincial Judge Hudson said he would have suspended the men's licenses if he was sure they had been going 100 mph The two men told the court they had travelled from quite a distance in the direction they were going to race to make sure no one was coming Three Lethbndge residents charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking were remanded to Sept 27 for preliminary hearings Charged are Blair Orr his wife Lorna of 415 13th St S and Pat William Linggard 21 of 258A 13th St N Mr Orr is also charged with possession of an offensive weapon All three were charged following a raid on a city residence by city police and RCMP April 3 in which a quantity of marijuana and a switchblade were seized 'Pass raft race Aug. 4 BELLEVUE The second annual Crowsnest Pass raft race will be held on Aug 4 when 'Pass towns enjoy a civic holiday President of the Bellevue Curling Club Dick Wilkins an- nounced that the race is being sponsored bv the curling club CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES and will follow the same route as last year s race The race will begin at Cer- vo s Bridge near the Crowsnest Pass Municipal Hospital and will proceed two miles downstream to the Highway 3 bridge over the Crowsnest River at Frank The committee has outlaw- ed power driven craft Life jackets must be worn A trophy and cash prize of will go to the first place winner and to the second place winner Cash prizes will also be awarded for such items as most comical raft most original raft SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS Installed Phone 328 2176 FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 ESP COM FOX LETHBHIQGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLOG DR. JON D. COOPER would like to announce the opening of his office for the practice of CHIROPRACTIC July 22nd at No. 308 Professional Building 740 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-6567 PUMPS rSPERW RAIXD GKERS VANE PUMPS PrMium le 2900 pli SpMdi to 3400 rpm Widett choice of mocMt 1 combination Howi to 14o gpm Available at OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phone 327-1571 or contact the nearest you. Youth displays range widely Displays and activities from a coffee house to commercial booths sit cheek by jowl in Young the Whoop-Up Days youth centre The building should be used for a broad range of activities of interest to young says Malcolm presi- dent of the Youth Exhibition Board and manager of the Youth-a-Rama building He says activities range from Cross a religious to a t-shirt booth Another booth is operated by the Women's Place The coffeehouse is to provide a gathering and activities there include films shown by various groups with a screen and projector provid- ed by the Youth Exhibition Board Entertainment from 9 p m to midnight n provided by the Young St.eet Shaunagan Two of its members were inners of the talent contest run last year says Malcolm The idea of a youth area began four or live years ago he says Several young people were asked to organize youth activities because members of the senior board felt they weren t qualified Both groups feel the idea has been a he adds 1 Youth can do sometr ng for itself Fishing still slow throughout South The massive concrete Arena made an interesting PHIL ILLINGWORTH photo area trimmed beam supports of Adams angle for the camera Nurse shortage light at LMH Lethbndge hospitals are weathering the summer without a shortage of hospital officials said Friday Doug assistant administrator at Lethbndge Municipal said LMH and the auxiliary hospital had full staff complements and had not curtailed any ser- vices Dwight personnel director at said he was moi e worried about the supp- ly of orderlies than but that would not cause curtail- ment either We have a couple of openings for but we always have a said Mr Jensen An official of St Michael's General Hospital said ser- vices were not cut back and there was no problem ex cept the usual vacation shor- tage A news report from Calgary said a nurse shortage had forced Calgary General Hospital to close 54 of its 928 beds for July and August Lethbridge average family income Lethbridge man wins art contest A local ceramist has been awarded a gold medal for his ceramic piece entered in the 32nd Annual Inter national Contemporary Ceramic Art Competi- tion held in Italy John operator of Studio One Ceramics here in the receiv- ed word by telegram last week of his success His consisting of three stoneware lidd- ed will be on dis- play .luly 22 at an ex- hibit of winning pieces in Faenza Pincher Creek and Foremost areas may be the best bet for angling this weekend at least that's the indication from the Fish and Wildlife Division The from each of the districts were made last week and show most areas had relatively low catch success But fish and wildlife officials luck could change in some areas this weekend In the Pincher Creek the Beaver Mines and Beauvais Lakes reported pressure' meaning an average number of fishermen and success for trout average Bathing and Burmis Lake reported low pressure with average success for trout Dutch Creek has average pressure and success for cut- throat trout while Castle River reported low pressure and success Most areas in the Lethbndge district reported low success except for parts of the Oldman River County of Forty Mile sets gas boundaries Boundary locations of three gas co ops in the Chin Coulee Triple W and Chinook districts were approved Friday by For- ty Mile County Council The co-ops will provide all rural residents wuh natural gas service at a flat ac- cording to Gordon purchasing manager for the county The boundaries were approved at the council's regular meeting held in Foremost County council also an- nounced plans to apply to the provincial government for a grant to hire a utility officer Coleman Council okays sale of lots in town Just Arrived A Shipment Of 1 and 2 Burner Electric Hot Plates For hot weather cooking Priced From Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Lethbndge's average fami- ly is m the middle income range com- pared with other Canadian a Statistics Canada report indicates Across the country the average income ranges from to about The general average for all families was put at GUARANTIED SERVICE To other maket of ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT 2 Technicians to Serve You ANGLO STEREO PHOTO SERVICE DBPT. 419 5th Street South Phone 328-0575 The average for urban areas across the country was put at and for rural Family income in- cludes earnings from all sources for family members over age 15 The statistics Canada report was based on 1971 cen- t's In Alberta the averages go from 000 to almost Included are Medicine Grande Red Deer Ed- and St In the southern part of British Columbia reports White and Cranbrook Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 Coalhurst classrooms Lethbndge county school committee voted Tuesday against a request for two por- table classrooms for Coalhurst which were recent- ly approved by provincial department of education County committee chairman Jim Nicol said to- day the county took they d lose two rooms in the new school' at Coalhurst He said the county com- mittee is locking at long-term school needs in and permanent classrooms are needed in the new school PENNER'S PLUMBING COLEMAN Coleman council has approved a further sale of 18 lots to Engineered Homes in Pineview providing plans of the homes td be built are approved by council Reports that some kjcal homes are connected to the towns' sewer system but are not being charged for the ser- vice have been brought to council attention An inspec- tion is to be made of all homes not presently connected to the sewer system I HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Bride Thank You Malchet Hour Service II We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each order' FREE CUSTOMER PARKING service Work 1209 2nd S. Phone 327-4121 AIR CONDITIONING NOW AVAILABLE for homes heated with hot water systems. CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262-2nd Ave. South Phone 328-3388 PRESENTING PIRON PLACE A New Concept In Mobile Home Living Opening August 1 ATTENTION VOLVO OWNERS BE PROUD OF YOUR VOLVO Have expert technicians service and maintain your car using the latest in electronic and original Volvo parts that are unconditionally guaranteed for 1 full year regardless of mileage Come m and see us for all your car care needs at SHORT STOP AUTO LTD Ave. A Street S. Phone 32V-olvo 328-6586 12 crlap fried chicken 4 Corn 4 Dinner French Fries or Potato Salad Sweet and Sour Sauce DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR FOR ONLY 5 .75 JUST CALL 327-0240 or 327-2297 LOTUS INN AcroM from the CPR Depot FEATURING Individual Lots Minimum Lot Size 45x128 Fenced Lots Parking Pads Underground Power and Telephone Natural Gas Street Lights Close to Public and Separate Elementary Schools LOCATED IN PICTURE BUTTE Only 18 Miles North of Lethbridge PIRON DEVELOPMENT LTD. Ray Nleboer 732-4380 John Hormoth 738-4330 ;