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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, June 5, 1970 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS EXECUTIVE-Louis L. Schmaltz of Beiseker, left, was re- elected state deputy of the Alberta KCs meeting in annual convention m Urthbndg.. Bob Oishoski of Lethbridge, centre, was re-elected slate secretary and Paul Keroack of Grand Prairie, right, was elected state treasurer. Charity v by the Alberta Knights of Co- lumbus, with an additional 000 committed to the Uni- versity of Calgary, of which has already been don- ated. Following a lengthy discus- sion on the misuse of drugs, all Grand Knights were given a kit with detailed information on the subject in order to be bet- id Reason For Drilling Plan Floyd Stromstcdl, president of the Alberta Wilderness Associa- tion, said Monday (he provin- cial government's decision to allow natural gas drilling in Cy- press Hills Provincial Park was a political manoeuvre to fend One-Act Meeting Planned An initial meeting of persons interested in a festival of one- act plays next fall will be held in the Bowman June 16. Arts Centre At the annual state (provin- cial) council convention of the Alberta Knights of Columbus held in Lethbridge last week- end, it was decided to launch a charity appeal to enable the council to meet its yearly financial obligations. To date a total of has been donated to the library fund of the University of Edmonton Montana Not Besiege t rates, high cost of gov- ent and "prohibitive" MEDICINE HAT Gover- nor Forrest H. Anderson said Monday night that Montana's problems high unemploy- ment, inflation and high in- terest ernment and "pi freight rates are not por- traits of despair, but "a place to begin." Addressing the Alberta chamber of commerce, Ander- son said he believes economic development and progress can be generated in Montana. "We do not have highly de- veloped Anderson Drivers Fined Two men, Stephen Varju of Oliver, B.C., and Raymond Schreiber of Lethbridge, were each fined and costs or in default, 35 days in jail, when they pleaded guilty to charges of impaired driving when they appeared in magistrate's court in Lethbridge. Varju was prohibited from driving anywhere in Canada for eight months and Schreiber was prohibited from driving for nine months. said. "We have not made the econological mistakes that ravage the population centres of the east and west coasts. In my state and in this province, we have the privilege of pre- serving the environment. We do not yet have the obligation to reclaim the environment." Anderson said the economic needs of the people can be met and the quality of the environ- ment can be preserved. "Montana and Alberta are good places to the gov- ernor stated. "We have few of the problems afflicting the sick monster cities. We are not be- sieged by smothering pollution, decay and crime." 'The economic future of your province and my state lies in the development of ver- tically integrated industrial complexes based upon natural resources. Such a system would allow Montana and Al- berta to produce the final prod- ucts from our natural resource wealth. "I believe processing and re- fining industries and any other economic diversificat ion we can establish will be the basis of new and flourishing eco- nomics in Montana and Al- Anderson said. ter qualified to take the infor- mation back to their councils. A number of resolutions were passed by the convention. One urged the federal government to introduce legislation which would protect the Canadian flag from mutilation and destruc- tion. It was also resolved that the government should enact legislation to make 0 Canada the n a t i o n a 1 anthem in both French and English. A resolution was passed ask- ing the Alberta government to allow separate school districts to seek co-terminous bound- aries, and to allow them to de- velop larger rural districts on an equal basis with the public sector. The Nick Velker Travelling j Knight award was presented to the Picture Butte council. Special guests of the conven- tion were Ernie Woolff, su- preme director of Ontario; Mike Collins, supreme director of Alberta; Len Hergott, Cal- gary, master of the fourth degree, as well as eight past state deputies. Benny Pavan of Lethbridge, convention chairman, will be the insurance delegate from Al- berta to supreme convention, Houston, Texas, in August The meeting will be held in conjunction with a second pub- lic examination of theatre in the community. Sponsored by the Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge, the fes- tival of one-acts will hopefully attract city and district church, community and school groups, whether they have a current I drama organization or not. The festival will run Sept. 21- 26 at the Yates Memorial Cen- tre. UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE 1970 SUMMER SESSION THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SUMMER SESSION COURSES. THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING SUMMER SESSION REGISTRATIONS IS JUNE 12. Several courses are filled to capacity, the en- rolment limits in will soon be reached. Stu- dents are advisad to send in their application and registration form as soon as possible. Alternate course choices could also be listed separately. THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE WILL BE OPEN FROM to p.m. {NOON HOUR INCLUSIVE) CLOSED COURSES Anyone interested in acting, directing, technical work or playwriting is invited to attend the meeting. Readings of plays, including new original ores, are expected to be held during the summer in preparation for the festival. Theatre in the Community, also open to the public, will take a second look at drama in the schools, scheduling of plays and drama for children. Break-Ins Bring Jail Randy Stanley Ferreira, 17, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Monday to three charges cf breaking and enter- ing with intent to commit an indictable offence and was sen- nff implementation of a sales tax. Mr. Stromstedt, speaking af- ter the annual meeting of the Lethbridge chapter of the AWA, said the government was "be- coming desperate for rieney." He suggested the government was not really interested in maintaining wilderness areas. 'The government's principal is to create a park and then not use it as a park." Premier Harry Strom in late May announced the Can a d a Montana Gas Co. would be al- lowed to drill in acres of the acre park for which the company has explorat o r y rights. Mr. Stromstedt, a Calgary en- gineering technologist, said the government was interested in a park area "only after it was no good for anything else, after all the money value had been milked out of it." He said reaction by AWA members to Mr. Strom's an- nouncement had ranged from "extreme disappointment to vio- lent outrage." Meanwhile the Lethbridge chapter's proposed talks on Bill 106 did not occur Monday be- cause copies of the proposed legislation were not available. The bill comprises the gov- ernment's latest proposals on the regulation and use of park I areas. I Joan Puckett, secretary of the local chapter, said requests for copies had been sent to Edmon- ton about a month ago, and so far no replies had been re- ceived. TO HOLLAND Patricia Parkinson of St. A S., Lethbridge is one of two Alberta youths chosen by the Army. Navy and Air Force Veterans Club to travel to Holland this sum- mer In a Canadian Dutch exchange. She was selected on tlic basis of community participation, education and character. A comprehensive report on all candidates was submitted to provincial com- mand of the ANAF for judg- ing. Expenses for the trip will lie paid by the local ANAF unit and the Dominion command. The other Alberta winner is William David Pow of Calgary. No Action On Library No immediate action will be taken by city council on a pro- posed regional library in Leth- bridge. Council last night filed a rec- ommendation from City Mana- ger Tom Ferguson that no ac- tion on the matter be taken at this time, in view of the fact that the city will be consider- ing in its 1972 capital budget the construction of a new pub- lie library. Mr. Ferguson's letter points out that while such a facility might be of great value to the area, discussion could be postponed until after the new library has been built. Stebbins Heads Group Luke Stebbins, assistant pro- fessor of biological sciences at the University of Lethbridge, was elected president Monday of the Lethbridge chapter of the Alberta Wilderness As- sociation. The chapter's annual meet- ing also saw the acclamation of: Professor Buck Cunning- ham and Dr. Terry Bassett as vice-presidents; Pat Lowe as secretary-treasurer; and Joan tenced to 15 months in jail on puckett and Betty Afaganis as each charge. The sentences will run con- currently. After Ferreira expressed an interest in a commercial art course, Magistrate Lloyd Hud- son said he would give the youth a longer sentence than normal and recommended the term be served in the Bowden correctional institute for boys to give the youth an opportunity I assistant secretaries. Outgoing president of the group is Byron Rutt of Coal- dale. to take the finish it. art course and Apparently the youth walked into the police station on his own accord and admitted breaking and entering into Chariton and Hill Ltd. once and Tastee Freez twice. Magistrate Hudson said the ycuth was desperate and needed help to give himself up voluntarily. Ferreira received a suspend- ed sentence five months ago for a similar offence hut wasn't placed on probation. GRADUATE Joan Heather Hutton of Jack Lakie On Chamber Executive MEDICINE HAT (Staff) George Ilisley of Edmonton has been elected president of the Alberta Chamber of Com- merce, succeeding Ed Polan- ski of Athabaska. Gordon Shepherd of Lloydminster was elected first vice president, with Lethbridge chamber pres- ident Jack Lakie elected sec- ond vice president. Mr. Lakie was also elected as a director at large for the Lethbridge zone. Alan D. McTavish of Ed- monton was elected honorary treasurer. Leon D'Albertanson, past editor of the Wainwrighl paper was presented with the Alberta Chamber of Commerce news media award at the an- nual meeting of the chamber in Medicine Hat Monday. He won the award for continuing and sustained support of cham- ber activities and principles. Little Effect Expected From Free Dollar A spokesman for the city's finance director says the free- ing of the Canadian dollar will have little effect on the city's borrowing. Commenting on a statement by Edmonton's finance com- missioner, Malcolm Tweddle, that the action could bring about a slight drop in interest rates and lower repayment of debentures, he said that all of Lethbridge's borrowing is from the Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation. Cities borrowing on the open 1 market might find their inter- Leth- est rates lower, he said, but bridge recently received a I rates from the AMFC would re- bachelor of education degree j main steady, at least until the during convocation ceremonies j corporation obtains its funds of the University of Calgary. next year's borrowings. Colombia Is Pace Setter ith OAS igineer for the past three years, at the request of the Colombian gov-j ernment, in aid cf its agro- SUMMER SESSION SECTION 4 A A B COURSE NAME AND NUMBER Art 2500 Art 2600 Art 3600 English 2750 Lecture English Sociology 2030 Sociology 2040 B Sociology 3100 A Anthropology 2010 B English 2750 A 1970 Summer Closed Courses i "Canada could take a lesson in marketing from Colombia, South Byron Palm- er, former city resident and di- rector of training programs for Colombia's land and water re- sources development, said in Lethbridge Monday. Mr. Palmer, speaking at a dinner meeting cf the East' Lethbridge Rotary Club, said j in Colombia one government 5' agency locates all foreign i markets with only one aim in 31 mind money and the benefit j of Colombians. I Mr. Palmer, son of Mr. and 9 Mrs. A. E. Palmer, has lived I1 in tile central American state Inspector iFor Plumbing o Cliff Firth of Lethbridge took over as the city's chief plumb- ;ing inspector Monday. economic The appointment will give gram. him a month to learn the job "A totally depressed country under former chief inspector 15 J'cars ago, Colombia now has M. H. C. (Shorty) Hurst, who is to retire July 4. Mr. Hurst has been with the city sir.ce April of 1955 and was given the chief inspector's job in 1062. j Doug Snider has been ap- i I pointed assistant inspector. j BYIION PALMEH development pro- ecoromic sights on world ex- porting markets, and if enthu- siasm gets the job said Mr. Palmer, "they will do it." Colombia has a land area comparable to Quebec, and sustains a population ef nearly 22 million people, a figure that expected to double within 25 years. This was given by Mr. Palm- er as ccs cf the reasons for Co'tibia's crash development program. "Plans have been laid to put IVz million acres of land under irrigation over tho next five he said, "a task not vet contemplated by even Can- ada or the U.S. "The Colombian land and climatic make-up can support up to three crops per year, and this fact coupled with advanc- ing educational technology has given Colombians an obvious sense cf progression. "It is a country of great po- tential to foreign said Mr. Palmer, "and world exporting countries may soon see Colombia as a competitive agent." RESIDENTIAL COOLING SYSTEMS CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 By KIC SWIIIART Herald Staff Writer MEDICINE while paper on federal tax reform jsks people to give their lives md ambition to the state and ,o relinquish their individual 'recdom, John Thomson, prcsi- Jtmt of Thomson Drilling Ltd. of Calgary, said Monday. Describing himself as a vio- lent, reactionary, Mr. Thomson told a panel discussion at the anual meeting of the Alberta Chamber of Commerce that ,he proposed tax reforms will penalize all Canadians. "Foreign and domestic capi- tal will be reluctant to invest, economic growth will be slow- ed with resulting severe unem- ployment, and there will be a mass exodus of our better-edu- cated individuals." Interest rates would increase and capital would be in short supply. "Canada will be unable :o compete in world trade and our standard of living will be reduced." William Scllhorn, general manager of Dominion Glass Co. Ltd. in Kedcliff, said the while paper could "be a disas- tcr for industry, business and agriculture." Elmer Allen, an economist with Unifarm, an Alberta farm organization said changes in Ins tax rate scale proposed in the white paper will "sock it to the poor to help the rich." "The government seems to think that social reform plus tax increase equals tax reform and it doesn't." he said. May Trip or Plans East Mayor Andy Anderson is Free Parking On Saturday Downtown Plan City council last right ap- proved fcr a one year trial per- iod free Saturday parking in the downtown area where one- and two hour meters are em- ployed. The scheme is subject to the approval of the Downtown Busi- ness Association, which sub- mitted the plan. The associa- tion, in a letter to council, said it was seriously consid e r i n g carrying the cost of putting up the necessary signs. If the costs are approved by the total mem- bership, the project will pro- ceed. Alderman Cam Barnes, speaking for the association, said the scheme would "die a scheduled to leave Saturday natural death" if the business for Halifax to attend the 33rd group decides it cannot assume of mayors annual conference and municipalities. The conference is being held June 8-11. Mayor Anderson is leaving early in order to have time to work with the resolu- tions committee before the con- ference opens. A trip to Edmonton is plan- ned for June 18, to attend an Urban Life Stody organized by Premier Strom. Mayors from all 10 Alberta cities have been invited. the costs of the new signs. Twelve minute meters would still operate, for the conveni- ence of those persons wanting short time parking. Youths In Custody Two Stirling youths pleade< guilty to stealing tires mounted en rims, valued at less than when they appeared in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge Monday. Both were on probation at the time of the offence. The case was remanded un- til June 8 for passing sentence and a pre-senterice report. The two will be kept in custody un- til that time. CORRECTION The telephone number which appeared in our ad Saturday, May 30th, should have read Not 328-7627 as advertised RIPLEY U DISPENSING OPTICIANS 618 3rd AVE. S. Liquor Charge Having American liquor in a car with no customs slip cost a Lethbridge man, Vernon Mor- gan, and costs or 30 days in jail when he pleaded guilty to the charge in magistrate's court in Lethbridge recently. The minimum fine for such a charge is BEE KEEPERS Two students experienced as bee keepers are availabel for summer jobs through the Can- ada Manpower Centre student placement division in L e t h- bridge. "A SPAHGLUAND FANTASY HUBERT CASTIF JUNE 3rd and 4fh Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds 2 SHOWS EACH DAY AT AND P.M. ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE at CAMM'S SHOES and FOSTER'S JEWELLERY ADULTS CHILDREN SALMON fUNERAtHOME LTD. Ulli SHEET SOUTH 1ETH5R1CGE. ALEERTA PHONE 327.2802 ;