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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. We Represent Funseekers Jet Away Tours CP Air FunSun Adventure Touri Plcasurama Tours ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LetKbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, July 29, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL B1DG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a pair of giasm for holiday Brothers reunite after 45 years Having not seen each other for 45 years, brothers Julius and Kalman Jokuty finally re united about three weeks ago Chester, a third brother, saic the reuniting was very emo- Heat to stay With the thermometer near 90 and little wind, it's back to a cool basement or beach for the weekend. The weatherman p r edicts highs at Lethbridge, Pincher Creek and Medicine Hat today and Sunday at 85 to 90 degrees with light winds. The low to- night and Sunday is predicted at 55 to 60. The high Friday was 88 and the low overnight 52. July, usually the hottest month with average highs of 80, has been cool this year. There was 2% inches of rain up to and including July 24, about an inch more than usual, with the average high so far at 70 degrees. The weatherman Is waiting until the end of the month to see whether July this year was the coolest on record. The Calgary Red Deer area is a little cooler, expecting highs of 75 to 80 today am Sunday with the threat o tliunder showers during the afternoon. lional, both men filled with tears and hugging each other at the airport in Calgary when they met. Kalman had stayed in Sop- ron, Hungary, a city with a population of while his two brothers came to Canada. Julius came to Canada in 1927 in order to find work. Chester, not hearing from his brother for several years, came to Canada in 1957, after the Hungarian Revolution, to look for him. Kalman, who owned a res- taurant in Hungary, could not afford to come to Canada. However with financial help from his two brothers, Kalman came to be reunited with them for two months. Having now been in Canada for a while, Kalman is surprised at the cleanliness of the city. And having seen the stores such as Woolco, Simp- Sears and Batons, he says there is nothing, in Hun- gary even in Budapest, to corn- rare with them. Kalman is also amazed to see his brother's sons each having a car. Kalman, who came to Can- ada July 9, will be returning to Hungary Sept. 4. A REUNION AT IAST Kalman Jokuty, left, and brother Julius have finally been reunited after 45 years. Kalman stayed in his hometown of Sopron, Hungary, while his brother came to Canada in 1927 to find work. Kalman is enjoying the cleanliness and beauty of Lethbridge, but will be returning to Hungary Sept. 4. Youth fair following accident A Lethbridge youth is In "fair" condition at St. Mi- chael's General Hospital as a result of a car motorcycle col- lision Friday night. Harry Smith, 16, of 418 28th St. S., received broken ribs and shoulder, and head and chest injuries in the collision at the corner of 6th Ave. and 12th St. A N. Driver of the car was Thomas Urton, of 818 9th St. N. Smith's injuries were lessen- ed because he wore a motor- cycle helmet, police said. PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. and 1514A 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing New building ready for ACT The new ACT building In Lethbridge has been completed, an Alberta Government Tele- phones spokesman in Edmon- ton said Friday He said ACT will inspect and take over the building from the contractors on Monday. The next step is to move In the new equipment, the spokes- man said. The new equipment is scheduled to be operational in the second quarter of next year. The new equipment includes a SP-l electronic switching de- vice with facilities for abbrev- iated dialing conference and call-waiting. Cost of the new building and equipment is around mil- lion. Friend leaves health unit AMA to move Construction of the new AMA Juilding next to The Lethbridge Herald, is progressing according to schedule, says John Rhodes, Alberta Motor Association man- ager in Lethbridge. "We will move into the new juilding in Mr. Rhodes said. The old building will be sold after the AMA moves into the new building, be said, but a lender hasn't been called yet. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwarti Bids. MS SIh St. S. Phone 328-4095 WINDOW COOLERS BTU BTU BTU LARGER SIZES AVAILABLE CHARLTON HILL LTD. AIR CONDITIONING CENTRE OF THE SOUTH 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 PHONE 'N1 EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door learning hot No Delivery Charge for Orderi JUST CALL A T I I r 327-0240 OR I I I I I E From Th. 327-2297 L V I U J CPU Depot 7 o.m. 2 Sundayi 11 a.m. p.m. By JOE MA Herald Staff Writer Malvern L. Friend is reti ing Aug. 19 as senior heall inspector of the City of Letl bridge Health Unit after Z years of service. Mai Friend, known in south ern Alberta for his refereeinf umpiring and coaching wor in hockey, minor league base- ball and girls' Softball in tli 1950s has been a city residen since 1945. Born in Newport, Washingto in 1907, Mr. Friend moved t Calgary in 1916 and has bee a Canadian and aa Albwta since. An ardent sportsma involved with hockey, baseball football and lacross, he sa service with the Royal Cana Army Medical Corps at il Headquarters 13 in Calgary din- ing the Second World War. It was with the army that Mr Friend qualified as a healt inspector. Discharged in 194 with the rank of. staff sergeant he moved to Lethbridge late that year to join the city healtl department, which became tin Health Unit in 1958. Mr. Friend and his wife Vella, will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary nex year. They have one son, one daughter and four grandchil dren. Reviewing his years with the health unit, Mr. Friend said he was appointed senior health inspector in 1953. In 1951, he attended the Pub- lie Health Service School of Hy- giene in Kansas to take a four- month course in environmental sanitation with emphasis on rat and insect control. After he re- turned, he and the then medi- cal officer Dr. Peggy O'Meara initiated a fly control program in Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Stirling, Fort Macleod Ray- mond and Taber. The mosquito nuisance has since subsided. In 1952, there was a major flood and more than 50 families who lived adjacent to the Old- River were evacuated. After the flood was over, all but one family were relocated. Two years later there was a bug invasion at the north side of the city. Mr. Friend said an airplane had to be called to spray the area to kill the beet webworms. "There has been no major concern for public health dur- ing my years with the health Mr. Friend said. "There have been very few things which you can call big news. I am happy it has been tnat way. Not a single person has died from food poison i n g throughout these years" Mr. Friend has never felt prosecution is necessary "I consider the role of health in- spectors as educational, not that of police officers, and I never prosecuted any restuar- ant, lounges and other public eating and drinking places have improved he said. "I would say that every- thing is under control and I would like to say how much I appreciate the co-operation the citizens of Lethbridge hav given me in these years." Mr. Friend said he and hi wife will be travelling aroun the country to visit friends a "the first thing to do after re tircment." "We will stay in Airs. Friend said. "Lethbridg is our home." I. H. (Ed) Potter will sue ceed Mr. Friend as the senio health inspector. Mr. Potte will be assisted by a junior in spector who is expected to com plete his public health training in Vancouver early next year. Improve mobile home sites Reactions being sought on new park regulations By GREG MclNTYRE Herald Staff Writer The Alberta Housing Corpo ation has invited reaction to tough new set of regulation that could go a long way t ward cleaning up much of tt unsightliness of mobile horr parks Fred Weatherup, a Lett bridge automobile dealer an a director of the AHC said if any, of the mobile home park in the Lethbridge area wou measure up if the regulation were put into effect today. The tentative regulation were represented to about I representatives of the mobl home and prefabricated bom industry in Edmonton, attende by Mr. Weatherup, Cal Tolley sales co-ordinator with Nort! west Design and Fabricatio Ltd. of Fort Macleod and Bo McMahen, general manager Boise Cascade Home and Lan Ltd. of Lethbridge. The proposed regulations are expected to be in final form i a few weeks and in effect in few months. They will be similar to Cen tral Mortgage and Housing Cor poration standards in that the will only apply to people wish ing to borrow money from th corporation. This spring the provincia government gave the AHC au hority to Joan money for mo )ile home park development. The provincial housing cor poration has initiated regula meetings with representative of the building industry to dis cuss topics such as finanrin standards and ways to iinprov communication between indus ry and government. Dave Rus sell, minister of municipal airs, said in an interview. A preface to regulations given o industry representatives fo jomment, said "the mobil lome park is rapidly becom ng an acceptable alternative t normal single family dwel tigs "The shortage of mortgage money, high interest rates and ever rising cost of the con entional house has made this orm of residence acceptabli o a larger number of people eeking permanent residences. "The primary limitation o us type of development has een the migrant image asso- 'ated with the mobile home anc s occupants. "Most communities were re- uctant to allow this type of evelopment in areas other lan industrial zones The government must create new type of zoning for mo- lle home parks if this type residence is to become part f the solution to the currenl ousing shortage, the report aid. The regulations would limit e number of mobile homes to maximum of eight per acre, oning in most respects would e "similar in nature to that the conventional single-fam- dwelling." Five acres would be the min- num park size allowed. "The site plan must provide r adequate means of protec- Health inspector Mai Friend AIR CONDITIONING Alton Refrigeration ltd. For the best buy In Air Conditioning Phone 327-5816 S WITH EPTIC ERVICE PUMPING SEPTIC TANKS SUMPS OIL SPILLS, HI-WAY 3 EAST LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. DR. D. J. STEED, DR. R. SELK, and DR. J. G. STRONG wish to announco DR L M. EVANS, DENTIST will tholr prattles at their new location at Family Medical Dental Centre 2931 20th S. Phono '323-2316 Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician Rcpalri to Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO 'KEYNOTES7 by Matt Thys An expert is a man who doesn't know all the answers is sure that if he's g ven enough money, he can find Ihem. Some people treat you like one of the most have better than that. The younger generation Is prety confusing. Half of them sing the virtues of putting it all Together, while the other half is busy taking it apart. A politician is someone who never met a tax he didn't hike. You'll always stay young f you live honestly, eat slow- ly, sleep luffieiently, work lie about your age. Truth It, we've a lovely selection of or- 3am at MUSICLAND SUPPLIES LTD. 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Lethbridije. Phone 327-1056 lion for the mobile home park occupants from offensive off- bile views or other noxious off- site developments by means of screening and the AJIC report said. Adequate streets and lighting within the park are proposed. Recreational facilities and stor- age space are among regula- tions. Landscaping and under- ground services are proposed. The AHC is also developing a program of loans to mobila home owners and use of mobila homes for low-income and sen- ior citizen accommodation. Change sought Terms on council too long says Vera Alderman Vera Ferguson feels the current three year elections to city council are too long that aldermen stale." It takes a new alderman about a year to learn the ins and outs of city hall, she sai< in an interview. But at the end of every sec ond year, elected municipal of ficials should be forced to face the voters. Aid. Ferguson will ask city council on Monday to draft a resolution to the Alberta Urban Municipalities annual conven- tion, this year in Lethbridge Oct. 24 to 27, calling for a Police nab pair One of the city's men in blue cut short the criminal career of two young unidentified jcthbridge men this morning. A foot-slogging beat constable apprehended the two while they ivere illegally inside Acklands Ltd., on llth St. and 2nd Ave. S., shortly after Sam. today. They lained entry by breaking a vindow at the back of the build- ing. City police say the two were also responsible for two other break-ins. Both appeared in court this morning charged with breaking and entering and were remand- ed in custody until Wednesday. Because both men are 'scarcely" adults, police are vithhokhng names until the iarents can be notified. SMILEY'S PLUMBiNG GLASS IINED WATER HEATERS S110 INSTALLED PhonB 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, I Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 change of the current term ot office. The current provincial law, adopted in 1971, says that the entire council in a municipality is up for re-election every three years. Aid. Ferguson would like to see a return to the pre-1971 law that required half of coun- cil up for election every second "There are a number of rea- sons why the present system isn't she said. "It's pos- sible that the whole council could be defeated and there wouldn't be a continuity be- tween one council and An entire new body of alder- men would not know what had gone on the previous year and would be unable to carry pro- grams through. Aid. Ferguson said the pres- ence of new aldermen with en- husiasm and "questioning at- itudes" keeps veteran council members alert. "A three-year term Is looking down a long road. It's simply too long. The people can get stuck with a nsak council for three years." Ideally, a person should wo two-year terms on council, and then step down, she said. ENJOY THE SUMMER! ADJUSTABLE WINDOW SCREENS For every home! Sizes: S.4S 2.19 1.95 1.59 1.79 Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Borden Humniski (I to very ;