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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. We Represent Funseekors Jet Away Toun CP Air FunSun Adventure Toun Plcasurama Tours ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 398.3201 The Lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Alberta, Saturday, July 29, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 till AVE. S. PHONE 328-71J1 "Do you hove a iporft pair of fliaim for holiday Brothers reunite after 45 years Having not seen each other for 45 years, brothers Juliu: and Kalman Jokuty finally re united about Ihrce weeks ago Chester, a third brother, said the reuniting was very cmo- 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 and Sunday with the threat of thunder showers during the afternoon. Youth fair following accident A Lelhbridge 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 comer 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 6lh 5r. S. and 1514A 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing tional, bolh men lined with tears and hugging each other at the airport in Calgary when they met. Kalman had stayed in Sop- ron, Hungary, a city wilh a population of while his two brothers came to Canada. Julius came to Canada in 1957 in order lo find work. Chester, not hearing from his brother for several years, came to Canada in 1057, after Ihe 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 lo be reunited wilh Ihem 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- son Sears and Batons, he says there is nothing, in Hun- gary even in Budapest, to com- pare 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 reluming lo 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 felhbridge, but will be returning to Hungary Sept. 4. New building ready for ACT The new ACT building In Lethbridge has been completed an Alberta Government Tele phones spokesman in Edition 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 equipmen is scheduled to be operationa in the second quarter of next year. The new equipment includes a SP-l electronic switching de- vice with facilities for abbrev- ated dialing conference calling, and call-waiting. Cost of the new building and equipment is around ?2.5 mil- lion. AMA to move Construction of Uie new AMA Juilding next lo The Lethbridge tferald, is progressing according to schedule, says John Rhodes, Alberta Motor Association man- ager in Lethbridge. We will move into Ihe new railding in Mr. Rhodes said. The old building will be sold afler the AMA moves into the new building, he said, but a lender hasn't been called yel. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldy. 222 5lh St. S. Phoni 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 'N' EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door iteamlng hot No Delivery Charge for Orderi JUST CALL A T I I C A're" 327-0240 OR I I I I I E From The 327-2297 L W I U J CPU D.pot Open Waekdayi 7 a.m. 2 Sunday! II a.m. P.m. Friend leaves health unit By JOE MA Herald Slaff Writer Malvern L. Friend Is retir- ing Aug. 19 as senior health inspector of the City of Leth- bridge Health Unit after 27 years oC service. Mai Friend, known in soulh- ern Alberta for his refereeing, umpiring and coaching work in hockey, minor league base- ball and girls' Softball in the 1950s has been a cily resident since 1945. Bom in Newport, Washington in 1907, Mr. Friend moved to Calgary in 1916 and has been a Canadian and an Albrrtim since. An ardent sportsman involved with hockey, baseball, football and lacross, he saw service with tho Royal Cana- dian Army Corps at its Headquarters 13 in Calgary dur- ing the Second World War. It was with the army that Mr. Friend qualified as a health inspector. Discharged in 1945 with the rank of staff sergeant, he moved to Lethbridge later that year to Join the city health department, which became the Health Unit in 1958. Mr. Friend and his wife, Vella, will be celebrating their 40lh wedding anniversary next year. They have one son, one daughter and four grandchil- dren. Reviewing his years with Ihe health unil, Mr. Friend said he was appointed senior health inspector in 1953. In 1951, he attended the Pub- lic Health Service School of Hy- giene In Kansas to take a four- nonth course in environmental sanitation with emphasis on rat and insect control. After he re- urned, he and the then medi- cal officer Dr. Peggy O'Meara initiated a fly conlrol program n Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Stirling, Fort Macleod Ray- mond and Taber. The mosquito nuisance has since subsided. In 1952, there was a major lood and more than 50 families vho lived adjacent to the Old- man River were evacuated. Afler the flood was over, all but one family were relocated. Two years later Ihere 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 wilh Ihe health Mr. Friend said. "There have been very few things which you can call big news. I am happy it has been mat AIR CONDITIONING Alton Refrigeration Lid. For the best buy In Air Conditioning Phone 327-5816 way. Not a single person has died from food poison i n g throughoul 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 lhal every- Ihing is under control and I would like lo say how mucli I appreciate the co-operation Ihe citizens of Lethbridge have given me in these years." Mr. Friend said he and Ills wife Mill be travelling arouni the country to visit friends a: "the first thing lo do after re- tirement." "We will slay in Mrs. Friend said. "Lethbridgi is our home." I. H. (Ed) Potler will sue ceed Mr. Friend as Ihe senio health inspector. Mr. Polls will be assisted by a junior in spector who is expected to com plele his public health training in Vancouver early next year. Health inspector Mai Friend S MITH EPTIC ERVICE PUMPING SEPTIC TANKS SUMPS OIL SPILLS, tic, 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 If will their practice at their new location Family Medical Dental Centre 1931 20th S. Phono '373-1316 Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Slreer South Phono 328.0661 NOW OPEN Government Llconjod Technician Rcpalri to Radloi, Tetevlilons and Taps Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO Improve mobile home sites Reactions being sought on new park regulations By GREG MclNTYRE Herald SlaFf Writer The Alberta Housing Corpor- ation has invited reaction to a tough new set of regulations that could go a long way to- ward cleaning up much of the unsightliness of mobile home parks Fred Weatberup, a Leth- bridge automobile dealer and a director of the AHC said few, if any, of the mobile home parks in the Lethbridge area would measure up if the regulations were put into effect today. The tentative regulations were represented to about 30 representatives of the mobile home and prefabricated home industry in Edmonton, attended by Mr. Weatherup, Cal Tolley, sales co-ordinator with North- west Design and Fabrication Ltd. of Fort. Macleod and Bob McMahen, general manager of Boise Cascade Home and Land Ltd. of Lethbridge. The proposed regulations are expected to be in final form in a few weeks and in effect in a few months. They will be similar to Cen- tral Mortgage and Housing Cor- poration standards in that they will only apply to people wish- ing to borrow money from the corporation. This spring the provincial government gave the AHC au- thority to loan money for mo- bile home park development. The provincial housing cor- poration has initiated regular meetings with representatives of the building Industry to dis- cuss topics such as financing standards and ways to improve communication between indus- try and government. Dave Rus- sell, minister of municipal af- fairs, said in an interview. A preface to regulations given to industry representatives for comment, said "the mobile home park is rapidly becom- ing an acceptable alternative to normal single family dwel- lings "The shortage of mortgage money, high interest rates and the ever risirg cost of tiie con- ventional house has made this form of residence acceptable to a larger number of people seeking permanent residences. "The primary limitation of this type of development has been the migrant image asso- ciated with the mobile home and its occupants. "Most communities were re- luctant to allow this type of development in areas other than industrial zones The government must create a new type of zoning for mo- bile home parks if this type of residence is to become part of the solution to the current housing shortage, the report said. The regulations would Limit the number of mobile homes to a maximum of eight per acre. Zoning in most respects would be "similar in nature to that pi the conventional single-fam- ily dwelling." Five acres would be the min- imum park size allowed. "The site plan must provide !or adequate means of protec- 'KEYNOTES7 Thys An expert is a man who doesn't know all ihe answers is sure that if he's given enough money, he can find Ihem. Some people treat you like one of ihe most have bciicr manners than lhat. The younger generation Is prely confusing. Half of Ihem sing the virtues of pulling it all logelher, while Ihe oiher half is busy taking it apart. A politician is someone who never mcl a lax he didn't hiko. You'll always stay young if you live honestly, eat slow- ly, ilccp lufficienlly, work lie about your age. Truth li, wa'vt a lovely leloction of gam at MUSICLAND SUPPLIES LTD. 13th St. and 3rd S. Lelribridoe. Phono 327-1016 lion for Ihe mobile home park occupants irom offensive off- site views or other noxious off- sile development by means of screening and the AIIC 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 mohila home owners and use of mobile homes for low-income and sen. ior citizen accommodation. Change sought Terms on council too long says Vera Alderman V e r a Ferguson feels the current three year elections to city council are too long that aldermen "go stale." It lakes a new alderman about a year to learn the ins and outs of cily hall, she said in an interview. But at the end of every sec- ond year, elected municipal of- ficials should be forced lo face the voters. AH. Ferguson will ask city council on Monday to draft resolution to the Alberta Urban Municipalities annual conven- tion, this year in Lethbridge Oct. 24 lo 27, calling for Police nab pair One of the city's men In blue cut short the criminal career of two young unidenlifled Lethbridge men Ihis morning. A foot-slogging beat constable apprehended the two while they were illegally inside Acklands Ltd., on llth St. and 2nd Ave. S., shortly after 3 a.m. today. They gained entry by breaking a window at the back of the build- ing. City police say the two were also responsible for two other break-ins. Both appeared In court Uils morning charged with breaking and entering and were remand- ed in custody until Wednesday. Because both men are "scarcely" adults, police are withholding names until the parents can be notified.. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phons 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial 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 Uiat the entire council in a municipality is up lor 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 year. "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 conlinuity be- tween one council and next." 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- thusiasm and "questioning at- tiludes" 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 wilh a wsak council for three years." Ideally, a person should servs two two-year terms on council, and Ihen step down, she said. ENJOY THE SUMMER! ADJUSTABLE WINDOW SCREENS For every homel Sizes: Hi 3.19 1.95 1.59 Call Hardware 327-5767 -ffsqtr DOWNTOWN ;