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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? That it no to book all your travel with a qualified agent. Art Williams Travel Centra Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, July 23, 1973 PAGES 9 TO 18 IETHWIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE ITD. lower Uvel 7th Street Shopping Mall lethbrldge, Alberta Phone (403) 321-7411 CHAIRS Traffic accidents kill 17 on Prairies By THE CANADIAN PRESS Five members of one fam- ily, killed in a head on col- lision near Wainwright, Alta., were among at least 17 peo- ple who died accidentally on the Prairies during the week- end. A Canadian Press survey, from 6 p.m. local time Fri- day night to midnight Sun- day night, showed 12 people died in Alberta, 11 of them in traffic plus one man hit by a train, four died in traffic in Manitoba and one died in traffic in Saskatchewan. John Gerling, 45, his wife Margaret, 41, and their daughters Karen, 21, Carol, 19 and Brenda, 14, all of Lloydminister, Alta., died in Past year free of traffic deaths Lethbridge motorists have recorded the first fatality-free 13-month period in five years. The last traffic fatality in the city occurred July 21, 1972. Insp. Bill West, in charge Minor complaints at fair It was a relatively quiet week for policemen stationed at the fairgrounds during Whoop-Up Days. Their office in .the Pavilion received 131 complaints over the six day period, 37, of which dealt with either lost children or parents. Complaints of improperly parked cars were also in- cluded, in the tally, Insp. Bill West, in charge 'of the detachment at the fair, said today that at the be- ginning of exhibition week, "people were well manner- ed and things were very quiet." But as the week pro- gressed, activity gathered momentum, and Friday night was a busy one for the 10 policeman on the grounds, handling disturbances and drunk- complaints. of the traffic division of the Lethbridge City Police said today he is hoping ths city can go for another 12 months without a traffic death, "but I'm not sure we'll be that fortunate." He attributed the record to steady police enforcement and the force's policy of is- suing 24-hour suspensions of drivers' licences. To record another fatality- free 12 months, Insp. West said the force must have the co-operation of citizens of Lethbridge and surrounding districts and asked drivers to use caution and common sense when driving in the city. However, the fatality pic- ture outside the city is not as encouraging. In the last five months of 1972, 18 persons died on high- ways in Southern Alberta. The number of fatalities Bandied by RCMP since Jan. 1 is not available as yst. the Wright accident. Amber Smith, 69 of Edmon- the lone occupant of the other vehicle involved, also was killed. Terry Robert Farrell, 22, of Banff died Friday when the car he was driving over- turned near Vulcan, about 50 miles southwest of Calgary. A collision between a car and a motorcycle OR the Trans-Canada Highway near Banff Saturday killed the motorcycle's driver. His name' was not released. Two men, Duncan M. Rob- erts, 82, of Wabamun, Alta. and Charles Russer Gardner, 64, of Edmonton were killed Saturday night when the cars they were driving collided head on about 34 miles west of Edmonton. A single vehicle accident near Cluny, about 45 mites southeast of Calgary, Sun- day took the life of Maggie Wolfleg, 53, of Gleichen. Norman J. Utinawotum, 38, of Fort Vermilion, Alta. was killed Saturday when struck by a train at a CNR level crossing in High Level, in northwestern AJberta. In Manitoba. Lionel Ray- mond Deroche, 39, of. Winni- peg was killed Sunday in a single car accident near Rivers, 15 miles northwest of Brandon. Two people, whose names are being withheld, were kill- ed in a head on collision between two cars Sunday near Letellier, Man. about 65 mlies south of Winnipeg. Seventy seven year old Ellen Boles of Ochre River, Man. died in hospital follow- ing a two car accident Sun- day near her home in the Dauphin area of west-central Manitoba. Aftermath Whoopsl Once more the Lethbridge annual fair has faded jnto the. night. The major evidence of its exist- ence will soon be removed by clean-up crews, leaving the grounds ready for the next event- Fine arts study announced FAGS OF UFE PK.W-' Of CKfeU. AMP TWt SMOOW PICKS ALU SOUNDS WITHIN THE VICIM ITY OF THC SHELL A.NO ECHOS THEM MAK'WC IT Souwr> R0AA-. And here's another fact you should know we have a good selection of travel di- rectories to help you on your sumer holiday including: road atlases, camp site directories, interstate road atlases and Canada's National Parks, etc. at SOUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. 316 7th Street South Phone 328-2301 Advanced education minis- ter Jim Foster has announc- ed a study aimed at encour- aging involvement in the fine and performing arts in Al- berta's institutions of advanc- ed education. Purpose of the study is to review the current programs in radio and television arts, drama, art and music and to assess the instituaions plans for growth and anticipate the institutions needs for expan- sion of opportunities. In addition the study is in- tended to propose an orderly pattern of growth, efficient use of resources, and mechan- isms for future planning and implementation in fine and performing arts. The study committee is to comprise 15 members, repre- senting the three Alberta uni- versities, the Banff centre, the colleges and technical in- stitutions, the department of culture, yoillh and recreation, museums, theatres and oth- ers. Committee members will will be appointed de- partment of advanced educa- tion. The study committee will operate in an advisory capac- ity and have the responsibil- ity of functioning as an in- formation system, providing V of L theatre plans delayed to end of 1974 Plans for a multi-purpose theatre at tha University of Lethbridge have been stalled until at least the end of next year. Expansion of the province's support for the fine and per- forming arts will be suspend- ed until a study of the institu- tions offering the programs is complete, advanced education minister Jim Foster said Sun- day. The suspsnsion, which will not affect programs already Outdoor education class under way in mountains ART DIETRICH DENTURE ClINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz 222 5th St. Phone 3284095 HAVE YOU HAD YOUR. VITAMIN H TODAY? Don't tell us you hove never heard of Vitamin H? What about Vitamin U Or Vitamin M? These ore some of the 'rare vitamins" which nevertheless play an important role in nutrition. Vitamin U for example is found in ccbbages and is believed to bo an anti-vlcer factor. Then there are vitamins 813, M and T. These may not be available on the thelyes today, but in the future may play a part in disease treatment or prevention........ There is more to vitamins than you might think. So, do not take vitamin preparations indiscrimin- ately. Rely on expert advice. SUMMERTIME ADVICE THIS YEAR ENJOY SUMMERTIME We will help by always being ready to help you with your favorite products, a sympathetic and perhaps some advice to see your physician if something looks to be too serious for self-treatment. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN REE CITY WIDE DEUVERY GEORGE Hoif Medico! Mof Ml fth Are. S. Call 321-6133 RODNEY 401 5th St. S. Free Delivery Coll 327-3364 Torch parade Members of the lethbridge Track Club, from left, coach George Gemer, Joyce Ober Armin Gersfenbuh- ler run the torch, which will light the flame fcr the Can- ada Summer Games in New Westminster-Burnaby, B.C. next month, to the Sports Canada display ot the Exhibi- tion Grounds. The cross-Canada parade passed through 11 other Southern Alberta centres over the weekend. No inquest planned The second session of Leth- bridge Community College's outdoor education program is under way in the mountains near Westcastte. Purpose of the two week session is to provide practi- cal training and experience in the Alberta foothills and Rockies. Participants arc professional and career peo- ple seeking a true wilderness experience. The outdoor education pro- giam is run at the same time as a wildlife education pro- gram by the college. One class is trail riding with horses over Middle Kootenay Pass into the Flathead region of Southeastern B.C. and then trailing into Alberta just north of the Waterton Park boundary. The second class involves hiking along the Continental Divide. Students are scaling mountain peaks and-living for seven days at the level Lectures and discussions conducted in bath groups in conjunction with the wad- life experience have included geology, climate; survival mapping and related camp- ing skills. Both groups will return to base camp at West- castle July 31. An inquest will not be held into the death Wednesday of an Driving Lessons By the Hewr Phone ABC DRIVING ACADEMY We pidc yon vp in the city! 83-year-old Calgary man who died in a city hospital two days after he was injured in a two- car collision at the junction of Highway 2 and 23. Lethbridge Coroner Dr. John Morgan said today that be didn't feel an inquest into the death of Edward Albert Haroes was necessary. BEtGMAN'S COVERINGS Custom Hi. 3210372 2716 12 Ave. S. ASTRO REALTY LTD. WINDOW COOLER SPECIALS! 5000 BTU 6000 BTU 8000 BTU Other Mies ami at Comparable law CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-3388 EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEl SHOE REPAIR 7ft STREET SOOTH E. S. P. FOX FOX DENTAL IAS ITD. Mmte 3274S6S AIR CONDITION with the ALCON REfltiGEKATION ITD. FURNACES, SHEET METAl and HEATING, Affi CONDITIONING 2214 43 St. S. Fh. 327-Stlt in operation or those now ap- proved for is expected to be finished by the end of 1974. University vice-president Owen Holmes said today he could not comment without further details of the propos- ed study. "Our proposal for i'ne theatre project has gone into tba department. I don't know how it will be affected or delayed." communication links between the study staff and the insti- tutions. The committee will also function a reaction unit by on pre- liminary reports and recom- mendations. Asd later it -will' be responsible for assessing the final draft of jme report. Heading the stqify wffl be L. W. Downey Research As- sociates, with Dr. H. S. Baker as chairman. Final report Is due to be presented to the de- partment by the end of 1974. Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAtf MONCAl DENTAL BIDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2122 AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Special rotes for Sr. Citizens Last Call! 1 ONLY! SLIGHTLY USED! 4 H.P. GARDEN MASTER HEAVY DUTY Roto Tiller Reg. 196.95 SUPER 194QC SPECIAL, ONLY I 1 only! Slightly Used 18 INCH ELECTRIC Lawn Mower Only Cut Two lawns Reg. 69.95 mm QC Clearing at Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN THE AUCTION BLOCK 2508-2nd AYE. N. DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 LICENSE 1553 REGULAR TUESDAY EVENING SALE, July 24th, 1973 Along with our regular fine selection of household fnrn- ftarc, appliances, and effects we wish to IrighlHc flic following: Curved fronf and mirrored back cfiina cobincl; Very clean contemporary light brown chesterfield suite; Old style c'ow footed high bock swivel piano Exception- oily well upholstered dusty rose Studio lounge; Wolnut Fleetwood stereo and radio combination, 1967 Ford foir- loine 500, 2 door hardtop, automatic, 390, power brakes. Plus many others too natncnros to mention. Sale goods may be viewed any day prior to sale. Wekome ATI Consigned Goods. PRk-vp service for consigned goods available. Phone 327-1222 Auctioneer: JOHN BEREZAY Lie. No. 9P3 ;