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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE FUN1 AT THE C.N.E. In Toronto. Special departure from Calgary Aug. 16th. Limited tpace. AIR FARE ONLY S174.OO KETURN ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32B-3Z01 The Letkbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, July 26, 1972 PAGES 17 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 329-7121 "Do you hove a ipare pair of glafiei for holiday Singers back tonight Lethbridge's Anne Campbell Singers will return home today, arriving at the Civic Centre at approximately p.m. There is a possibility of a de- lay because of dock strikes in European countries. The 37 girls, their chaperones and accompanists, have just completed a month-long concert tour of England, Wales, Ger- many and Holland. The group received several awards for its performances in the Eisteddfod International Festival in Llangollcn, Wales. Rent seminar tonight at 8 The third in a series of sem- inars on Problems of Renting will be held tonight from 7 to 8 o'clock in Room 7 of the Kate Andrews building at the Leth- brir'ge Community College. Tonight's subject is the re- sponsibilities of both the land- lord and tenant. Featured speaker is Bill Lang, an em- ployee of Midwest Property Management and manager of Rideau Court. The seminars are sponsored by Wayne Clark, manager of Continental Apartments, under the Student Temporary Em- ployment Program. They are held every second Wednesday. GRAIN DELIVERIES UP Grain deliveries for western farms exceeded 545 million bushels in the first eight months of the current crop year, up 22 per cent over the same period a year ago. YES, WE DELIVER! .DEPENDABLE FLORAL SERVICE Over 34 Years Serving Southern Alberta CALL THE MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP 327-1515 THE MASKED AVENGER? No, it's just a Kendo dem- onstration. A demonstration of Kendo, a tradilional Jap- anese sport, was given of the University of Lelhbridge Tuesday by members of the Nagoya Gakuin University in Japan. The presentation was part of a goodwill ges- ture from the visiting students. The university is the U of L's sister university. -Phil Foulds Photo Japanese students visit Lethbridge By BERNICE HERLE Herald Staff Writer The cultural ties between the city of Lethbridge and Japan lave been strengthened by vis- iting students. Five Japanese students from fagoya Gakuin University vis- ted the city Tuesday, as a part of a goodwill study tour of Al- aska and Canada. The purpose of their stop in jethbridge was to promote in- ernational friendship and to bring greetings to their sister ICLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, JULY 27th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 2 portable TVs; 3 floor model TVs; Radio, record player combination; Small table saw and motor; 2 aways; padded bar, completely finished; Good dark- wood dining table and 6 matching chairs; Brass bed slcad; 3 complete beds; 3 chesterfield suites; 4 gas ranges; Ad- miral electric ranges; Frigidaire dishwasher; G.E. electric fridge; Ice boy; Quantity school desks; 2 chrome tables; 2 power mowers; Hoover spin dryer and washer; 2 wood tables; Quantity beet pickles and macaroni; 4 wood stack- ing chairs; 4 metal folding chairs; 4 chrome folding chairs; 10 kitchen chairs; Saddle; Various metal and wood tables. New andirons; New ice cream freezer; New bnlha- nclte; New table lamps and fixtures; B 4D Skil saw and case; B D drill and cnsc; Remington typewriter; Single portable sewing machine; New Hoover floor pol- isher; 5' step ladder; 22 x 12' Iwigc rug and; 9 x rug; 2 16' x 3' hall runners; 3.6 II.P. outboard motor; Chest of drawers; 1G141 x 9' Lnrp; Bowl and pitcher set; Various hnnd tools; 2 wheel trailer; 2 wheel camp trailer; propane lank; Lnwn sweeper; Electric mower. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGI AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 university the University of Lethbridge. During their one-day stay the Japanese students visitec Mayor Andy Anderson, toured the Japanese Gardens and In- dian Battle Park, and gave a half-hour demonstration of the Japanese sport Kendo at the U of L. The students, who are part ol the NGU Kendo Club, presented Mayor Anderson with the sym- bol of their club a miniature Japanese Kendo helmet. They also brought a letter ol friendship from the mayor of Anjo City. Mayor Anderson said he would return the favor of a gift and the greetings, when he visited Japan next year. Kazuhiro Yamamoto, the group's spokesman, described the U of L noon performance between two of the kendo club's members, and gave the specta- tors some background on Ken- do. "Kendo is a traditional Jap- anese sport wliich originated 'lOO years ago, when the Jap- anese people fought with he said. "It's main purpose is lo train and develop the spirit." The barefoot fighters wear long skirt like gowns, a face mask and padded blue gloves. The front of their bodies and their throats are also protected by padding. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 378-6661 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Television] and Topo SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO The participants are given a point for each hit to either the head, the body, the mist or the throat. The hits are made with long bamhoo staves. Loud grunls and shouts are part of the lighting. "The shouts and screams can't be translated into any English words, they are just sounds uttered to unify the body and put spirit into the said Mr. Yamamoto. Kendo is comprised of 10 grades. The Japanese visitors said most of the university stu- dents taking it only get as far as the third or fourth grade. Anyone who Is past the fifth grade is considered a champ- ion, and is qualified to teach or instruct Kendo. "This sport is very strenuous and tiring. It involves a lot of quick movements and deep Mr. Yamamoto explained. The fighters wrap a white cloth around thoir heads before they put on their helmets. The cloth helps to keep perspira- tion from running into their eyes. Good manners are also Im- portant in Kendo. The players how to each other before and after each round. Shopping carts dangerous for would-be wiiidmobilers Shopping cart sailing may be a pastime for some youtlis, but city police think it is hazardous to their health. "Some of the city's youths may be doing this shopping cart sailing, but I am sure they don't realize the dangers it could create, said city police inspector Max Coupland. "Two youths in a shopping cart present an unstable, un- controllable manaee to both the passengers in the cart and the public." Inspector Coupland pointed out the carts have n high cen- tre of gravity and arc easily tipped, they have no steering mechanism and their travel is totally uprediotable, they have no brakes and are hard to stop, unless (hey tip over. If the carts are "sailed" on the sidewalk, a pedestrian could be hurt it would he al- most impossible for the youth- ful sailers lo steer their vchi- icle. Because the carls nre liard to steer and stop, they could unprediclably dart out Into a street, directly info the path of an unsuspecting approaching motorist. A sudden gust of wind, n crack n the pivcmcnt or momentary loss of balance could cruise (lie flimsy cnrt to overturn, result- ing In serious injuries lo the riders, Cart sailing may look like a new "fun but the enter- tainment value should be far outweighed by the danger in- vovled. Accident victim 'satisfactory' Mrs. Maria Lizzi, 79, of 1422 7th Ave. N.. remained in satis- factory condition this morning at Lelhbridge Municipal Hospit- al with a broken leg she re- ceived in a traffic mishap Sat- urday evening. City police report Mrs. Lizzi's leg was broken below the knee when she was struck by a car at the intersection of 6fh Ave. A. and Mill SI. N. Police identified the driver of the car as Malvcm Leroy Friend, 7.14 15th St. N. A HIT TO THE BODY Poinls are given in Kendo fora hit lo either the body, head, wrist or throat. Some of the movements and the concentration of Kendo are similar lo the sport of judo, but it differs in that heavy padding and masks are required since participants use strong bamboo staves ceremonial swords in their struggle to win. Most Japanese university students take either Kendo or Judo. Public housing survey sought by city aldermen By GREG McINTYHE Herald Staff Writer A city committee hopes the Alberta Housing Corporation can complete a survey by Au- gust showing the need for public housing in Lethbridge. Aid. Chick Chichester, a member of the committee, will ask city council Monday to re- quest the housing corporation to do the study. Construction of public hous- ing in the city, perhaps in 1973, would be based on need deter- mined by the survey. Money could come from three levels of government. A formu- la that has been used is 75 per cent federal, 15 per cent provincial and 10 per cent mu- nicipal. Aid. Chichesler was optimis- tic that money will be avail- able following a meeting in Lethbridge with Bob Orysiuk, director of the Alberta Hous- ing Corp. He reported to the commit tee that cost-sharing arrange- ments between the levels of government and the kind of housing to build will be decided after the survey. Public housing is built by government and rented at sub- sidized rales to low-income leu- ants. Rent is likely to depend on a sliding scale according to income and need, usually based on number of dependent. The need for subsidized hous- ing here was brought to the at- tention of the city by a num- ber of groups concerned about senior citizen accommodation. Don LeBaron, a member of Large library The Canada department of agriculture library, the main agricultural library in Canada, has 350.000 volumes covering the biological sciences, agri- cultural economics, agricul- tural eugincering and manage- ment science. It's 21 branch or field libraries across Canada average to vol- umes each. the public housing committee and manager of homes for the elderly, estimated that there are 200 senior citizens in the city currently in need of sub- sidized accommodation. The committee favored pub- lic housing that would accom- modate people of various ages, rather than strictly senior citi- zen housing, because senior government is prepared to con- tribute more toward public housing. Because many senior citizens are in the low-income category, they will likely occupy a large portion of the facility. In 1967 AHC surveyed the need for public housing in Leth- bridge. Following the study, the provincial and federal govern- ments gave approval for the construction of 40 suites. Cily council at that time, how- ever, took the money rough- ly ?1 million and used it to ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwarti Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phonl 328-4095 subsidize the purchase of pri- vate homes here. The 1967 study Is outdated and B new one required. IT'S CANNING TIME Hoyt's for all supplies CANNERS 20 quart sin (7 jar rack) BLANCHERS (7 quart enamel) FREEZER BAGS BEAN SLICERS PRESERVING KETTLE (Enamel) FOOD MILLS WIRE COOKING BASKETS FRUIT FUNNELS CHERRY FITTERS CROCKS Call Housewares 327-5767 HOYT'S DOWNTOWN 406-608 3rd Ave. S. ICAMM'S WEEKENDl SANDAL SPECIALS! WIISJDOW COOLERS BTU BTU BTU LARGER SIZES AVAILABLE CHARLTON HILL LTD. AIR CONDITIONING CENTRE OF THE SOUTH 1762 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 Just Arrived! Now Shipment of CHILDREN'S SAVAGE SHOES Size! 5-8, 8Vi to 12, and lo 4. A new 2 lono ftuedo and wcl look. Tics In navy leather, brown lealher, mulli color lucdo. CORK SANDALS In Tiffany Tan, While and Navy. Cork sole and heel. Reg 15.00 n gg SPECIAL ONLY ____ 7.77 OTHER SANDALS Flat heel styles in fa wide range of styles. All sizes, all colors. PRICED FROM 6.00 N EW! for fall for the teen and campus crowd. Tho new heavy chunky look many wilh Ihe new lug solci. We're first wilh the newest Sec them all now ot Camm'i. Open All Day Wcdnoiday Thurs. and Fri. 'til 9 p.m. CAMM'S 403 5th Strool S. SHOES ;