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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, July 29, 1970 RONAID T. CLIFFORD Gas Company Head To Retire July 31 Ronald T. Clifford, superin- tendent, of Lethbridge and dis- trict, and 'Mr. Gas Company' to many residents of Lethbridge and area, retires July 31 after more than 45 years of service with Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Limited. Born in Brighton, Sussex, England, Mr. Clifford moved to Canada at an early age, re- ceiving his education in Cal- gary. He joined the company in 1925 when only Lethbridge and seven towns had natural gas service in southern Alberta. Mr. Clifford began his career In the Calgary office as a ledgerkeeper. During his five years in Calgary he worked as a billing machine operator and an inspector in the new busi- ness department. He was trans- ferred to Letbridge in late 1930 where he worked as a dis- trict accountant. In 1933 he became an inspe tor for the new business c partment and chief inspector 1941. In 1947 he took over th duties of district supervisor sales and service. Ten years later Mr. Cliffon became supervisor of custome service and utilization for Let bridge and district. In 196 he was appointed superinte dent of Lethbridge and distric Mr. Clifford for a number o years has been associated wit the Lethbridge Chamber Commerce, the Housebuilder Association and the Canadia Restaurant Association as we as actively participating fo many years as the company representaitve at Lethbridg Whoop-Up Days. School Building On Schedule Work on additions to the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and Susie Bawden School is continuing on schedule accord- ing to Donald Attwell, building supervisor of the .Lethbridge public school district. "Both projects are expected1 to be completed as planned." he said. The vocational shop, science floor, cafeteria, music area, and new entrance at LCI will be finished before the fall sem- ester commences August 24. Renovations in the original building will also be completed by the re-opening date. The rest of the addition, built at a cost of over million "should be finished by the end of November." "Susie Bawden is moving ahead right on said Mr. Attwell. "The rough work is more or less completed. Workmen are now closing the building and finishing ft roof so they can continue work when it gets colder ir October." The addition should be com pleted by the end of the year Sixteen classrooms have been added to the school. When the project is com pleted, three schools, Centra Fleetwood, and Susie Bawden will amalgamate in Susie Saw den. The other two building will be.in use until the addition is completed. UNSAFE TRACTORS A recent survey by me Farm Safety Council of Ontario showed that 40 per cent of trac tors were unsafe because they operated without the power take-off shield in place. The Lethbridge Jaycees Wish To Announce the WINNER of the GOLD BAR at (his year's Whoop-Up Dayi THE WINNER WAS MISS LIL BERTIE of TABER Inquest Called In Rail Deaths Coroner Dr. J. E. McTavish of Lethbridge has ordered an inquest into the July 28 death of two Lethbridge men, Jerry A. Braat, 26, and Gilbert Cook 52, who died in a train accideni at Carraangay. A third man, Frank SvobodaL 53, injured in the accident is reported to be in satisfactory condition in hospital in Car mangay. Apparently a switch was left open at Carmarigay and a northbound freight train with 58 cars entered a siding and smashed head-on into' 40 park- ed box cars. Earl Olson, spokesman for 2P Rail said today (he reason 'or the switch being left open is still under investigation by Condominium Ground Break Expected Soon Construction crews will likely weak ground for a million condominium development east 3f the College Shopping Mall within the next 10 days, Gordon Schwartz of Schwartz Agenies aid Wednesday. Re-zoning of the three-acre ite was approved by city coun- il July 13 and last minute minor changes are now nearly complete, Mr. Schwartz said'. An official announcement is expected next week. Drug Case A 20-year-old youth from Neufchatel, Quebec, Joseph Georges Remi Filion, appeared in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge this morning to face a charge of possession of what is believed to be LSD for the pur- pose of trafficking. The case was remanded until Aug. S at 10 a.m. pending analysis of the drugs. CP officials and the RCMP. He said the results of this in vestigation will be consideret at the inquest. Tile coroner has not set a date for the Inquest. Holiday Schedule On Mail There will be no mail delivery in the Lethbridge area on the civic holiday, Monday. The lock pox lobby at the post office will be open on a 24 hour basis. The wicket lobby will be closed. Collections from street letter boxes are to be made on the Sunday schedule. Special de- livery mail will be delivered. Postal service will not be pro- vided at the Lethbridge sub post offices. Stamps can be purchased from the vending machine on the west side of the post office building. City Woman On Council Of Banff School Mrs. W. E. Beckel, wife of the University of Lethbridge's acting president Dr. Bill Beck- i, has been appointed as U of representative on a 14-mem- osr advisory council for the Banff School of Fine Arts. The council, established by the provincial department of education and headed by Uni- 'ersity of Calgary governor Jrant Carlyle, is empowered to wild "the aims, aspirations and objectives of the according to education minister Robert Clark. NEW STAKE CENTRE-Lethbridge members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have waited 2K years to see the walls of a new IDS Stake Centre go up. The old centre, gutted by fire in January, 1968, is to be replaced by this one-storey, building at Scenic Drive and 28th St. S., near'the university-college campus. The new structure, to be completed in December, 1970, will provide cultural facilities for the entire Leth- bridge stake, comprising church members, plus functions as the main assembly and worship hall for two city wards, totalling about persons. Sufficient Funds likely For More Low-Cost Housing Mayor Andy Anderson said Tuesday sufficient money would ikely be made available to coyer the cost of the additional units if a federal experimental lousing scheme were extended "icyond its present limits. Mayor Anderson was com- menting on a statement by Fred Colbprne, Alberta minis- ter of municipal affairs, that he favored extending the program to all 10 cities in the province and to an area 50 or 60 miles outside Calgary and Edmonton. The low cost ownership Collision Damage Damage amounted to vhen a car driven by Mary H. Honmura of 1702 15th Ave. N. vas in collision with a parked car owned by Ralph Witon of Coaldale. The accident happened about 1 'p.m. Tuesday at 1262 12th Ave. S. There were no injuries. Office Furniture Special HIGHBOY CHAIR Black Fabric Regular 99.50 SPECIAL 87 CHINOOK STATIONERS 306 ISfh St. N. Phone 327-459 "IF SERVICE COUNTS-COUNT ON US housing prog ram, announced this spring by Robert Andras, the federal minister responsible for housing, was originally re- stricted in Alberta to Edmon- ton and Calgary. Lethbridge has received ap- proval from Mr. Andras for its owa scheme, involving 70 units. Local contractors are now in the process of having plans ap- proved by Central Mortg age and Housing Corporation. The city has made provision for land to be made available at per front foot, plus per front foot for services. Mayor Anderson said it should not take too much long- er before CMHC approval is obtained and a start is made on construction. Draw For Charmglow Barbecue Water Wonderland, Lethbridge Fair Barbecue supplied by Maufacturers and arranged by Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Limited was won by: J. A. NORRIE 529 20th STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA HOOVER WASHER SPIN JULY CLEARANCE Copied by many, but still the best. APPLIANCES TELEVISION Now located in the Main Slore 608-3 Ave. S, EXTRA SPECIAL SUPER SAVINGS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT 2 GREAT HOOVER UPRIGHT BUYS 149 ,88 1- Hoover Deluxe Upright Cleaner KELVINATOR CHEST TYPE DEEP FREEZERS The Best You Can Buy at CARLOAD SAVINGS 15 Cu. Ft. Manufacturer's Suggested Price 4 QQ QC 254.95. July Clearance I 33.33 18 Cu. ft. Suggested Price O4Q QE 284.95. July Clearance.........___ 13 Cu. Ft. Manufacturer's Suggested Price 99Q QE 319.00. July Clearance CO3.33 28 Cu. Ft. Manufacturer's Suggested Price OCQ QC COO.OO 3 height setting for all types of carpet, die grip. CLEARANCE 2 speed motor, light and harvlle grip. Model 716. Reg. 104.50 79 .95 2. HOOVER STANDARD UPRIGHT 3 height settings, single speed. Model 586. Reg. 79.95. CLEARANCE 69 ,95 2 GREAT HOOVER CANNISTER BUYS 1. HOOVER DELUXE PORTABLE CLEANER AIR CONDITONERS By McGmw-Edison Here's the Cadillac of the Refrigerated Air Conditioner line for single room only. 1 only 5000 BTU. Comparable OOO.85 value 249.95. JULY CLEARANCE 1 new 6000 BTU. Comparable valua 299.95. JULY CLEARANCE 249 OR RCA TOP LOADER DISH WASHER RCA DELUXE GAS DRYER Top of the line features such as: Auto, dryness selector, 5 temp, setting, extra large lint screen, QC Reg. List Price 269.95 t-Cf .30 GREAT REFRIGERATOR BUYS Luggage style case stores hose and all tools- Extra powerful motor. 2J52, Reg. 99.95. JULY CLEARANCE 2. HOOVER BLACK WATCH Cylinder type vacuum with power plus Complete wilh tools. Reg. 99.95, JULY CLEARANCE 67 67 Porcelain insulated liner. White or avocado. Reg. List 359.95. JULY CLEARANCE 296 .09 '.95 RCA 1970 23" TV Only. Deluxe Findlay 12' Automatic 259 Porcelain crispers, cantilever shelves. All sfeel wail construction. Reg. List 369.95. JULY CLEARANCE ,95 FINDLAY CONTINUOUS CLEAN GAS RANGE Oven never needs cleaning, just dust- out like furniture dusting. All deluxe features such as auto, oven and auto, burner levels. Reg. AAA OR list 36995 IHIV ncADALirc JULY CLEARANCE 10.00 EXTRA FOR COLOUR 299 Attractive walnut console cabinet with UMF and VHP. Reg. list Price 319.00. JULY CLEARANCE USED DUMONT 241 ,00 19" COLOR TV SET Cabinet Model. Originally 519.95. JULY CLEARANCE RCA 14' No Frost You ahvays do better at With new super quiet rotary compressor. Twin porcelain crispers and porcelain meat keeper. White. Reg. List 439.75. Colour 10.00 extra. JULY CLEARANCE iwin purcei 337 RCA Super Deluxe 15 cu. ft. No Frost Walnut woodgrainina. paneled front. Cantilever shelves, botlom exhaust. Floor rollers for A 00 easy house cleaning. Reg. Lijt 535.00. JULY CLEARANCE Convenient Budget terms 6 12 and 1S month financing on major appliances. APPLIANCES TELEVISION 606-608 3rd Ave. S. Open Thurs and Fri Phone 327-5767 Until p.m. ;