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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Hit-run hearing continues Friday FORT MACLEOD A preliminary hearing Wednes- day for a 34-year-old Calgary man charged with failing to remain at the scene of an acci- dent was adjourned in provin- cial court here until Friday Charged is James Holtz He was charged in early June after Felecia Big Brocket was found lying in- jured by a passing motorist Mav 30 on Highway 3 about one mile west of Fort Macleod Miss Big Weasel died later in Fort Macleod Municipal apparently from in- juries sustained when she was hit by a car A publication ban was ordered on the which lasted until late Wednesday afternoon The crown still has four witnesses to call Provincial Judge C V Bennett presided over the hearing Man changes admits fleeing The trial of a 19-year-old Lethbndge man charged with tailing to remain at the scene of an accident ended Wednes- day when the man changed his plea to guilty Richard Van 1210 3rd -We S was fined or 14 in jail after pleading guilty in provincial court to the charge The trial reached its final stages last week with the prosecution and defence hav- ing summed up their but there had been some controversy over the testimony of a witness The trial was adjourned for one week so Provincial Judge A H Elford could listen to the recorded evidence of the witness Before the court reached a Van Sluys changed his plea to guilty Provincial Judge L W Hudson passed the sentence City man took sentence suspended 18-year-old Lethbndge man was given a one-year suspended sentence in provin- cial court Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to a charge of taking a motor vehicle without the owner's consent Max Theodore 211 10th St S was previously charged with auto theft and the charge was later reduced Whiteford vvas arrested See the new shipment of Tha Original Hummel Figurines and WORLD FAMOUS HUMMELWERK The REDHEADS Priced from Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN June 13 after a car belonging to Georgma 81112th St A N was taken from 251 12th SI C N The owner of the vehicle had been visiting friends and the keys to the car had been left in the car ashtray long as people leave keys in their the tempta- tion for someone to take it will always be Provincial Judge Hudson said Car theft charge laid A 15-year-old juvenile will appear in juyenile court charged with car after he allegedly stole a 1974 from Pro Motors Ltd 1520 2na Ave S The youth took the drove it around for a drove it into the country where the rolled police said The youth broke his arm Some damage was done to the car Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 UNIROYAL ZETfl Mileage Guaranteed' Tires ZETA RADIAL IroncladGuararrfee EHGEH MILES MORE HAZARD MORE CAR CONTROL' MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. And to be extra sure of safety let our Service Department give you a Safety Check BRAKES SHOCKS BALANCE ALIGNMENT All work performed by experts to assure complete safety and satisfaction. CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE OR USE YOUR CHARGEX KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. LETHBRIDGE TABER CALQARY 16213rd AVI. S. 620150th Ave. 1210 45th Aw. N.E. Phans 327-5815 MOM 223.3441 278-5211 Fall start seen Grinnin9 Kids and playground swings are always a winning combination in as shown by three-year-old city swinger Jeremy Wyatt at Gyro playground. Quebec strikers backed The Lethbndge and District Labor Council voted Wednes- day to contribute in sup- port of a union on strike in Quebec The contribution followed a request in a letter from the Canadian Labor Congress ask- ing support for the United Auto Workers in its dispute with the United Aircraft Co Council president Fred Nowak reported briefly on the Alberta Federation of Labor's annual brief to the provincial government. The legislative based on resolutions passed at the AFL convention in the was presented to a committee of six cabinet ministers and a representative from the HPJ STUDIO ON FlCTU BVENUE ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING 710-5 AVE S 'UTMBMIDCE-AiTA HEINO DEEKEN Manager premier's he said There were no definite refusals The AFL had also decided on courses for the annual Banff labor school in the he said They will include political negotiating and industrial relations and natural resources The labor council authorized Mr Nowak to appoint Rene Masse as financial secretary 'Wage push not hard enough7 Meatcutters in Alberta may have gotten a better wage settlement this month if they had pushed harder for the Lethbndge and District Labor Council was told Wednesday Fred council president and a member of Local 740 of the Canadian Food and Allied said other CFAW locals did not fight hard enough and the Alberta membership was not happy PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209- 2nd S. 327-4121 to replace Helen who resigned in May because of other commitments A later attempt to elect a replace- ment failed when all those nominated declined Mr Masse is chief steward of the Canada Packers unit of Local 740 of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers The council also heard a presentation from Dave executive director of the Lethbndge United Way He asked the council to en- dorse the United Way and its fair share guide for donations by income Mr Nowak was now on the UW board of directors which gave it representation from all community sectors except said Mr Wilson No decision was made on endorsement Planners clear way for small expansion An addition to the College Mall shopping centre which could include an extended mall and 10 to 12 new shops in the centre by next spring was approved Wednesday by the Municipal Planning Com- mission It is hoped the expansion can be started this fall and finished by next Garry College Mall Ltd said following the meeting He that if the price of construction materials continues to go the company may have to take another look at the expansion plans The expansion will add some square feet to the shopping centre at its north end next to the L-Mart store The new tenants added to the 42 firms already in the centre would be both local and national said Mr Seher In obtaining planning com- mission approval of the pro- ject the College Mall agreed to put in a landscaped screen- ing strip along the 20th Street S edge of the centre parking lot The shopping centre had originally applied to add a Field's Department Store to the but this applica- tion was later withdrawn couldn't reach an agreement with the said Mr Seher In other business Wednes- day the planning commission also approved an application by D and D Holdings Ltd to construct a 75-seat lounge in tne basement of the Heidelberg Inn at 1303 Mayor Magrath Dr Also approved was an application by Prebuilt Manufacturing Ltd to build an office addition at 234 28th St N An application by Associated Projects Ltd to build a convenience frozen food plant at 703-719 32nd St N was tabled by the com- mission and Aldo Vercillo was refused permission to erect an addition to the MI In- dustries building at 326 10th St N UofL choses new senators The election of six new members to the senate of the University of Lethbndge and the re-election of four serving has been announced The new who will initially serve a three-year term after which they will be eligible for a second are Rev Blake L Anderson of Joan Turcott of Pmcher T Cyril Noble of Iron John Loewen of Lethbndge. Steve Slemko of the Coaldale district and James Anderson of Medicine Hat They took office July 1 Senators who were elected to a second term are Diana Lamer and Gerald Litchfield both of Lethbndge and Patricia Powers of Vauxhall Jean Schmitt of Milk River was named to complete the second-year term of a senator who resigned The new senators replace members who were ineligible for re election having served two full terms Indians allow staging of at fort FORT MACLEOD Four descendants of the legendary Jerry Potts helped 100 local playgoers applaud the triumphant return of their ancestor here Wednesday night in the musical comedy Henry one of eight great grandsons of the Metis scout interpreter who helped N W M P open up southern Alberta 100 years ago to white attended the Alberta premiere of Potts at Fort museum with his family Mr Potts told The Herald this morning the rock-comedy is a good play with lyrics It doesn't poke fun at the Indian Scot scout who travelled north into Canada from Fort to help Mounties find a site for Fort Macleod 100 years ago it built him up quite a said Mr Potts He said the show correctly presents Jerry Potts' early including the murder of his father and Jerry's subsequent revenging of his father's death Mr Potts said the only reference to drinking in the which is historically the time Mounties caught some whiskey traders and put Jerry in charge of the which he drank Vera Potta said in a telephone interview from the Potts home at Brocket that the family enjoyed the show Thirteen-year-old Janet Potts told The Herald the musical praised Potts and poked more fun at the Mounties than it did at her ancestor The 25-member Potts funded by a Opportunity for Youth called off Tuesday's show after OFY officials in Edmonton learned of a protest at the Fort by the American Indian Movement Troupe leader Richard writer of the told The Herald that AIM felt Potts might be degrading to Indians in general and Potts in particular John director of Napi Friendship Centre at Pmcher said Indians objected to the troupe's poster depicting Jerry Potts as a comical figure- the family he is not a funny person not someone to be made fun Mr Fletcher told Canadian Press a meeting of OFY officials Ralph Solomans and members of the cast with decendants of Jerry Potts at Peigan Reserve Wednesday cleared the way for that night's show Mr band leader of the Peigan said the meeting assured him nothing in the script maligned Indians or his acestor wish they'd contacted us though All they had to do was ask us and we would have given our he said FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E S. 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Replace worn or lost drive chains with a ready- made chain that is complete with coupler links ready for fast installation. Available at OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phone 327-1571 ar contact tht nearest vou. ;