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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE UTH8RIOGE HERALD Thursday, July 19, 1971---------------------------------------------- Sanitary landfill use free for private citizens only Persons wanting to dispose of unwanted garbage may do so at the city's sanitary landfill at no charge, provided they are private citizens. ed 25 cents per cubic yard. The rales at the landfill since Dis- pose All Sen-ices Ltd. took over its operation July 1 are the same as those that applied Commercial firms are chare- 1 when the city ran the dump. One change that will occur in the next few weeks is that the landfill will be fenced off and closed after p.m. Large containers will be placed out- side the fence for persons wish- ing to make a deposit after tours. There are some differences in the actual operation. A manned hut now stands at the landfill entrance and commer- cial landfill clients are charged as they enter. A check is made the measured volume of the garbage and the charge computed accordingly. Non residents of the city are also charged. Persons from Hardicville, for example, would pay the 25 cents per cubic yard Under the terms of the con tract with Dispose All, the city reduces its cost for land fill operations by per month. City costs are the city had continued to oper ate the landfill monthly expens es would have been over including capital costs. Fees collected at the gate go to Dispose All. This includes approximately S200 a month the city used to collect from the firm for dumping garbage the company picks up from com mercial firms in the city. Police to delay action on bylaw GYROS WELCOMED Spokane delegates to the Gyro District 8 convention sign the guest book ot Lethbridge's city hall. Left to right are Gene DeLeon, Dist. 8 sec- retary treasurer; Dr. Keith Lowings of Lethbridge, Dist. 8 second lieutenant-governor; Jack Runyan, retiring Dist. 8 governor and Deputy Mayor Rex Little. Mr. Runyan and Mr. Defeon were also presented with City of Lethbridge cuff links. All clubs in Dist. 8 will be represented at the convention, which starts today and ends Sunday. About 150 couples are expected from the northwester! United States, British Columbia and Alberta. Convention headquarters will be the Park Plaza Motor Hotel. The last Dist. 8 Gyro convention in Lethbridge was in 1959. Garden judging on Wednesday The Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society will judge city gardens Wednesday. Entries will be accepted un- til 6 p.m. Monday by Nel Sulli- van, 133 14th St. N. Entry assistance or further information is available from Mr. Sullivan by phoning 328- 7181. City float in only 4 parades The Lethbridge city float will appear only in four major pa- rades this year and will not travel to smaller centres as had been hoped. When city council approved a 50 50 cost sharing arrange- ment with the District Exhibition June for the float it was on the understanding that mailer centres in the district. Council had turned the float roposal down earlier in the neeting and given approval in the hopes it could be used to Lethbridge and damage, ition Board in O every effort would be made to 11O injuries enter the float in parades in Fee collection at landfill depot Attorney-general's City rights group tables constitution The Southern Alberta Citi- bringing the group to the peo-. 'rep5 takes on ix i g n t b Wednesday night tabled its until such lime as a irm foundation can be set it wattle lu The aims of the group, as spelled out in the tabled con- stitution, are to: William A. Gorewich was recently named the new representative of the attorney-general's office in Lethbridge. He will be working with 3. V. Hartigan, the agent for he attorney-general in Leth-jridge and Murray Sihvon, also an attorney-general's McGUl University in Montreal. He received his bachelor of laws degree (LL.B.) from Dal-lousie University in Halifax, Scotfa, in 1970. Gorewich said from 1952 until 1965 he had lived in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Lethbridge's Iwin formation of a society. Organized in April, 1970, SACRO is made up of a group f concerned citizens who hope o assist people on welfare and >eople now living below the na-ional poverty level. Steve Gajdostik, co-chairman of the group, said the level of Mverty used by the organiza-ion is identical to the standards of living with attention being paid to the material and psychological needs of the people through self-help. encourage fair housing practices through landlords anc tenant rights. provide information about available city services. Mr. Gorewich graduated rrom Sir George Williams University in Montreal in 1966 with a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and political came to Alberta because he was tired of living in a big city and felt the opportunities in western Canada were unlimited. "I have found here one government level, annual gross income. According to the organization, the poverty level is based on how much annual income is spent on necessities (food, sponsor a "free shop" where welfare recipients coulc get food, clothing and appliances through co-operaition within the organization and through other groups. ence. In 1969 he received a bachelor of civil law degree spend his tima rushing through lie said. He said he chose to work and clothing) and how much is left over, all depending on the family establish a free day-care centre for recipients with chil dren, using young people anc THE BOWMAN WALLACE CO. LTD. 612 3rd Ave. S. CHANGE attorney-general's department because, "the forensic side of the law has also held a special attraction to me." "Working with the Crown gives me the opportunity to work with people and not things and will enable me Edmonds, secretary of SACRO, said the interest in the organization is real but the acceptance is slow in coming. "People on welfare fear the organization is bucking the wel-'ar'e she said. "They feel if they come organizations in the community. The group now meets in the Lethbridge Friendship Centre the second and last Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m. Any interested presons wishing further information about the group are asked to tele- Telephone an expert in an area which is most to my payments will be cut off. They seem to think the secretary Bev Edmonds at 327-4095. nnt is going out to Gorewich was hall and cause on Aug. the Alberta bar in June of this said nothing is further from the actual fact. "Mr. (Cam) Bracken, head of sprays sorted in 1891 by the late Mr. C. B. Bowman our social services department, gave us ber has changed only all your barn and post the schedules of progress of the city. From two figures to three figures lo four figures to requirements. Discount prices on all paints including barn and shingle in his office." Mr. Gajdostik said the flies figures. Now in our Eightieth year our number has changed WEEK'S SPECIAL Moore's Special Exterior White. Gallon plan is to have the active members gather friends in Iheir homes to form operations at the city's sanitary landfill were undertaken Wednesday to control our service The Idea People at first and then adult fly population at the Phone 327-2362 INSURANCE AND REAL Advice FREDDIE'S PAINT (WESTERN) a solid front as a registered society under the Societies Act to work toward the objectives of the A health unit spokesman said the spraying was part of a regular program of fly suppression. 3rd Ave. S. Ph. suggestion for more community participation was was some fly breeding at the site which was largely con- to take over the task ot gathering names of welfare through spreading earth on the breeding grounds, he who need hampers a Cnria'.mas. The group A nearby feedlot also carries 11 act as a distribution fly control measures. A MILK for the hampers. This was felt a good way spokesman said the situation this year was normal. Illlkll Irblal W klmlkv will be made MONDAY, AUGUST CIVIC to for right IN LETHBRIDGE and FORT tuneup and wheel alignment. strictly Customers are asked to buy Monday's quirements from route salesmen on BRIAN day or Saturday of this SILVERWOOD LETHBRIDGE No injuries and dam- age resulted when a car and a jrain truck collided on Mayor .lagrath Drive shortly before 0 a.m. Wednesday. The car, driven by John Balanyk of 1126 15th St. S., re- ceived damage, while the truck driven by David Peter Slebert of Coaldale re- ceived only damage. The collision occurred near the intersection of 20th St. and Mayor Magrath Drive. promote relations with some o the surrounding towns. Moving costs per move and transportation difficultiei have prevented the float from appearing in parades outside Lethbridge. Edmonton, C a 1 gary and Medicine Hat. Andy Andrews, exhibitor manager, said a good start hai been made with this year' float and that next year, whe there is more time for plan ning, different arrangement, might be made. The exhibition board will be entering its team of Perche- rons, Prince and Queen, in Sa urday's Settlers' Days in Coa dale. VAST POTENTIAL Y u g o slavia's hydroelectri energy potential has been est mated at 65 million kilowa hours, according to offici; data published in Belgrade. City council is going to be sked by the new board of po- ce conanissimers to re-eval- uate its request tot the police rce more strictly enforce the osing bylaw. In the interim, the cpmmis- oners decided, UK police will ontimie with present enforce- ment policies. Under the policy, a eom- laint must be made against business breaking the bylaw wfore the police can take ac- ton. Council's request for more trict enforcement of the by- aw was made following rep- esentation this week by local lerchants. Alderman Jim Anderson aid council was not sure who irauld initiate action coun- cil was not ready to throw out ,ie bylaw and was not surs vho should enfbrc. it. L. D. MacLean said he wught the people who should policing the bylaw are the merchants themselves. He made mention of the pro- essional groups such as engi- neers and lawyers who enforce rules from within their group, Mr. MacLean reminded the joard that no merchant at the ast city council meeting had >een prepared to initiate ac- tion against another for not observing the bylaw. Chief James Carpenter said no law could be enforced to the letter and added it would take a "fair" amoi-Jit of staff to en- force the closing bylaw. The chief said, "If we en :orce this law we'll have start closing gas stations a p.m. in the summer; p.m. in the fall, and 6 p.m. they sell car tapes and the like." The board's action was no meant to suggest opposition tc the bylaw. Mr. MacLean said there may in fact be a sound commercial basis-for an early closing by- law, but it must be shown by ths merchants. He mentioned police should not be expected to enforce a bylaw simply because the merchants want it and expect the public to pay the penalty. One possible problem arising out of a strict enforcement of the bylaw would be the clos- ing of service stations on Sun- ays and Ihe problems it could reate for travellers, low on ;asoline, wishing to continue Ivrough Lcthbridge, but being tranded because they could lot fill their tanks. Riding team to enter 'Hat fair The award winning Leth- bridge Community College equestrian team directed by Dee Olsen, has been invited to participate at Medicine Hat's innual parade and rodeo start- ing Thursday. The five-girl team has cap- toed the admiration and re- spect cf nearly people with its precision and novel horsemanship performances in many Alberta centres. Equestrian science is part of the college's recreational edu- cational program designed to prepare students to establish community horsemanship pro- grams. It is believed there are more horses in Al' erta today than before ths age of mechanized farming. Remanded James William Salisbury cf Lethbridge was remanded in custody without plea for eight days "whan he appeared in magistrate's court Wednesday. Salisbury L charged with as- sault with violence. The charge stems from a July 16 incident Fernie, B.C., in which Roy James Moss was reportedly hit on the head with a rifle stock and robbed. Salisbury was arrested and charged by police later the same day. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 Walker's Special Old. Hiram Walker's Special Old Canadian "Whisky wins on taste, wins on smoothness, wins popularity. Make yours Special Old. You can't lose. on- The Winner. ;