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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Plan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. We Represent Funseekers Jet Away Tours CP Air FunSun Adventuri Tauri Pleasurama Tours ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 320-3Z01 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, July 31, 1972 PAGES 9 TO 16 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do y..'U have a pair of glasm for holiday JOB ALMOST FINISHED Work on ihe physical education building ot the University of Lethbridge has reached the clean-up stage. Lumber, chips of wood and other assorted debris clutter the entrance to the new cone-like structure. The building, located near the main parking lot, is the last construction Involved In the first phase of U of L development. It has a copper roof and part of its walls will be covered by grassed- over earth. Temporarily, it will house a bookstore end olher facilities in addition to physical education activities. Groenen Photo 500 homes a year needed by city By RICHARD BURKE 1 Herald Stall Writer A demand for 500 dwelling units.annually for Ihe next five to six years has been predicted for Lethbridge by the Alberta Housing Corporation. A market analysis done by AHC, confirming the city's commitment to develop West Lethbridge, pads city council's agenda for tonight's meeting. Along with the survey, coun- cil will consider final recom- mendations for development of "Westbridge." The recommen- dations and the proposed name for the subdivision come from the project team of city ad- ministrators and council mem- bers. The survey suggests the de- velopment should he "of a suf- ficient scale to dispell any doubts by builders and poten- tial residents regarding its vi- ability." The AHC recommen- dation is to market the entire first phase, 350 lots, parks and other amenities, at once. Although this could be ac- complished hy the city, City Manager Tom Nutting, In a let- lei- to council, advises the orig- inal plan to market between 50 and 100 lots initially be main- tained. "The availability of funds for servicing to that many (350) lots is lacking under the nro- p o s a 1 for financing the pro- Mr. Nutting said. Financ- ing is expected to come from the sale of land, primarily. The project team recom- mends 10 lots be set aside in the initial phase for show homes, vnth the city purchas- ing the designs from five to seven architects. The city would control the show home plans. The cost for this part of the project, plus salaries for a landscape architect and draftsman, is an estimated A set of zoning and devel- opment standards, specifically for the west side, has been pre- pared and is on the council agenda for approval. The question of the bridge to West Lethbridge is also men- tioned in the project team's Busy agenda is planned for city council tonight A proposed bylaw to ElricLly control the city's dog popula- tion appears to have generated much Interest for tonight's pub- West zoning regulations Arid land conference here on city council agenda draws many geographers New zoning regulations to cover residential and commer- cial development in West Leth- bridge are up for discussion by city council tonight. Lots go on sale tliis fall. New regulations adopted by council are likely to ba at least as tough as anywhere else in Ihe city and emphasize variety in building style. In January 1971, council ap- proved tougher zoning regula- tions to cover the quality and attractiveness building. of residential ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 Slh SI. S. Phone 328-4095 The regulations, proposed by the Municipal Planning Ccm- sion, also gave the MFC great- er control over building stand- ards. Building in West Lethbridge will require approval by the cily development office before work begins on site prepara- tion. Multi family buildings are to have "amenity areas" may include pafios, landscap- ing and outdoor recreation areas on site. These areas must be In addi- tion to space for buildings, parking and driveways, and be at least of minimum size: for a bachelor unit, 150 square feet; one bedroom unit, 200 square feet; ALL 1972 Patterns 20% OFF WALLPAPER In Stock (excluding vinyls) LOW LOW PRICE ON WHITE FENCE PAINT GREEN SHINGLE PAINT CRIMSON RED BARN PAINT SPECIAL GAL. FERST GRADE SWP EXTERIOR Oil Base anci A-100 Latex Paint PAINT WALLPAPER 321 6th Street S. Phone 327-8321, 327-0211 two bedroom, 575 square feet; three-bedroom, 950 square feet; four bedroom units and larger, square feet. Driveways are to be grouped into pairs, where possible and should not be used for storing trailers, boats or other large possessions. Geographers from the Soviet Union, England, Australia, the United Stales, France and Is- rael will be among 25 delegates to a six-day conference on arid land starting Thursday at the University of Lethbridge. The conference, to be attend- ed largely by people from uni- versities will disucss problems such as urbanization of deserts and irrigation. Sessions are free and open lo the public, said Dr. Elbert Miller, head of the U of L geography department and conference organizer. On alternate days, the group will visit sites in southern Al- berta's arid land. The group will visit the Blood reserve, the headwaters Japanese television crew films in southern Alberta By CATHIE RETI Herald Slaff Writer The Lethbridge Nikka Yuko centennial Japanese Garden is being included in a series of films on different parts of West- em Canada hy the Nippon Tel- evision Network from Japan. Corporation Kyosen Ohashi is host of the program, titled Eleven P.M. It is similar to the American Johnny Carson show, but Mr. Ohashi says he goes out to talk to people more, instead of just bringing them in on liis show. The program is aired in Ja- pan Monday through Friday. Nightly, 11 million people watch the show C.6 per cent of Japan's population. Filming was done at the Jap- anese Garden Sunday morning. Shots were taken from various points o[ the garden, the pavil- ion, and ol Mr. Ohashi walking through them with his wife, Jimko Asamo. Mr. Ohashi said most people in Japan have heard of the Nikka Yuko garden in Lctli- liridge, but since most cannot Iravel to Canada to see it, ho said he is happy to be able to bring it to them. The sections at the -gar- den will he combined with film shot in other parts of Western Canada, and made into two, one-hour programs. AIR CONDITIONING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd. For (he best buy in Air Conditioning Phono Tliis trip lo Canada is the second Mr. Ohashi has made for filming. He made a similar visit last year. While in southern Alberta, Mr. Ohaslii filmed the Medicine Hat Stampede and interviewed Premier Peter Lougheed. In the Sirst part Sep- tember Premier Lougheed and a group of ministers and busi- nessmen are going to Japan to tour industrial places with the hops of gaining more trade with Japan. Mr. Ohashi said his program will be aired just before Prem- ier Lougheed arrives and in this way, Alberta will gain some advance publicity. While in southern Alberta, Mr. Ohashi also stopped at the Shimbashi Potato Farm at Education report 011 TV A half-hour videotape con- cerning student reaction to the Worth Commission Report on Education Planning will he shown tonight at 7 p.m. on Channel 13. The videotape was produced hy three students currently in Lethbridge working on the Stu- dent Temporary omolovrrcnt Program project, Catalyst. Tho film deals wilh local reactions, and implications of specific parls of the report. The local work will be com- bined wilh reactions Irom other parts of tlic province, nnd the results will be presented to the cabinet committee on educa- tion in September. FREEZER SALE PHILCO FORD 18 CUBIC Fiberglass thin wall construction. 2 freezer baskets and divider. Acrylic finish. Flexible safety lop for airtight seal. Indicator light in the lid for easy visihiliiy. Key lock. 13 ond 23 cubic models olso cwailablo. RADIO TV LTD. 315 7th STREET S. PHONE 327-3237 Barnwell, which covers acres. Mr. Ohashi said he film- ed parts here because the Shimbashis are Japanese who have been successful irt Can- ada. The farm also brought boys to Canada from Japan to work in the fields, and Mr. Ohashi included them in the films. Other points in Alberta that Mr. Ohashi and his crew will be visiting are Calgary, Banff and Jasper. They will then move into British Columbia. Along with Mr. Ohashi and his wife, are his director. Jun- ichi Yaoi, co-ordinator ol the Eleven P.M. Show, Gordon Ka- ciota, and television photo- graphers, S. Fukui and H. Ilir- ano. Mr. Ohashi also has Ihree guests along: Dr. Sliiro Sugi- yama, Dr. Kiyoshi Ohmura and Dr. Vothiko Horino. of the St. Mary River irrigation system, the research station at Manybcrries, Dinosaur Pro- vincial Park, and various examples of dryland and irri- gated farming and ranching. Major problems facing peo- ple living in and areas are ero- sion and destruction of vegeta- tion by salt brought to the sur- face by irrigation, said Dr. Miller. The conference Is sponsored by the International Geographi- cal union, a body of geograplu- cal associations from various countries and UNESCO th? United nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organi- zation. The last International Geo- graphical Union confer ence was in 1967 in Lima, Peru. Alex Johnston, a Lethbridge historian, will speak to the con- ference about early land use in southern Alberta. John Lawson, a research scientist at Manyberries, will talk to the conference at the research station about range management. Dr. M. P. Petrov of the Uni- versity of Leningrad, one of five Russians coming to the conference, will discuss the creation and control of deserts. F. F. Davitayz from the insti- tute of geography at Tbilinsi in Russia, will speak about the measurement of moisture evaporation in deserls. Dr. Ronald Peel of ihe Uni- versity of Bristol, England and chairman of the international geographers union, will speak- on topics discussed at a geo- graphers conference last year in North Africa. lie hearing" on the matter. Ten letters from residents protesting one section or an- other of the bylaw are on the agenda for city council's 0 o'clock meeting. The bylaw, which was given the first of three readings July 4, would raise the dog license fee to ?10 for all dogs. It would also hold the dog owner whose dog becomes a public nuisance guilty of an of- fence wilh a maximum ?100 fine or 30-day jail sentence as punishment. During the regular session, council will consider a letter from the city manager which cautions the city may not be able to get full waler require ments up lo the year 2000. The city's water right lie- brief. Mr. Nutting says "It ap- pears to me that city council has attained a commitment from the provincial govern- ment to proceed with the pro- ject within the next few with more definite conclusions to come within two months. Approvil of the items con- cerning West Lethbridge will open Oie door lo lot sales in the subdivision in September. clown all right Prompt action by members of the St. John Ambulanca Brigade Sunday night was credited wilh saving the We of Orville Kisselburg of Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Kisselburg, also known as Orvillc the Daredevil Clown remained in St. Michael's Gen- eral Hospital this morning in satisfactory condition with several broken ribs and Intern- al bleeding. Mr. Kisselburg's act consists of withstanding a dynamite blast on the other side of steel plates, and then driving a car over a ramp in an attempt to jump an auto-transport trail- er and several parked cars. Kisselburg survived the dyna- mile blast, but one wheel ot his car missed the ramp, caus- ing the vehicle to roll over and slide on its roof. A crew of St. John volunteers extracted him from the wreck- age by tearing the smashed roof from the car and prying off the door on the driver's side. To compensate for the chest injuries, the first-aiders pro- vided the semi-conscious Mr, Kisselburg with a steady sup- ply of oxygen. ence is currently under review by the provincial department of the environment. Violations of the zoning bylaw by tiro local firms selling trailers and mobile homes has been brought to council's attention for direction. Both firms, Wales Holdings Lts. and P.M. Hoot Enterprises are operating in the downtown area where mobile home sales are not allowed by the zoning bylaw. Both firms have also been notified of the violation. Other agenda items "SOMETHING. TO-DO" FOR YOUNGSTERS! No. 228 Boys' Bow and Arrow Set Reg. c.50 r QP Special 3.7 J No. 208 Target Tibra Glass Bow and Arrow Set Regular 11.95 A Fft Special 7.0U maintenance of the comfort station at Gait Gardens; letters from two residents protesting a proposed limitation of trash burning to Practice Arrows Target Point Reg. Spetial 1 S Field Point ift Reg. 69c. Special WUC CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mchonle BLACK DENTAL LAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE Sparling 327-5767 DOWNTOWN HAVE A PLEASANT TRIP Many a vacation has been ruined by an ail- ment thaf is most common to In a great many cases, diarrhea can be brought on by excitement, tension or fatigue of Ihe va- calion and usually it will disappear afler a day or iwo. One way to possibly avoid this unpleasantness is lo follow some common sensa wait until ihe last minute lo gel ready, don't drive loo far cadi day, slop and stretch your legs and rlon'l over-eat while travelling. It might also bo a good idea to stop by and let us recommend something lo take along in caso Ihe problem comei up despite your efforts to avoid it. GEORGE AND ROD SAY We check your prescription In twenty woyi 1o namo a few 1. Oblain proper, name, ini'iols and address of patient 2. Scan order to bo sure product Is avail- able and in (lock (Watch for 18 moro procedures) To lose control of your car. (ust leach your son to drive. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN GEORGE RODNEY Haig Medical Bldg. 40) 5th St. S. 601 Alh Ave. S. Delivery Coll 328-6133 Call 327-3364 AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Regular Tuesday Evening Sale Aug. 1 P.M. 8' x 20' FLATDECK TRAILER axels, 4 whf.l electric brakes, new 8 ply tires. Cedar chest, desk, blonde wood hi-fi set, 4 wooden chairs, Wcstinghousc spin drier, washer, 4 meia! chairs. Model A (ruck box good solcclion of chesterfields, occasional chairs, car lop carrier, Gorden master eleclric lawn mower, town-boy gas lawn mower, wringer washers and culomalic washers, televisions, swivel rocker SUZUKI SOcc shields. 1962 Valiant, 6 cyl. slondard, New avocado propano gas range, large shipping trunk (good oil heater, fridges, garden tools, coffee tobiei, beds, gal. drums, oifice desk, office superliner, largo selection of paint tinting capsules, drapes, sq. ft. of 12 x 12 coilng lilp, Minolta Hi-molic 7 camera, Olympus 35-S camera, transistor tapo recorder, ranges, 2 barrel pumps, pickup flotation wheel for baler. Many orliclet too numerous lo menlion. Dale ler remember: August 19lh. Antique t Bygoni lole, catalogue] availabla on request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT SOUTHWEST AUCTION SERVICES Phone 327-1222 2508 2nd Avo. N. Auclioncon Bill HOPE-Llc. (43 REED HAWTHORNI Snlei Ropr09Bnlallva ;