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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta I RESTAURANT PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE The Letltlmdge Herald SECOND SECTION Leihbridga, Alberta, Wednesday, June 3, 1970 PAGES 15 TO 26 Jerr A. E. CROSS f-'hologi-aphy JL-tJ. WHERE EVERY THURSDAY IS "KIDDIES" DAY PHONE 327-2673 50 DONATIONS During the current Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic in Lethbridge, three donors received certifi- cates far giving blood on 50 occasions. Left to right abova, are the donors, Elmer J. Wiens of Coaldale, Charles A. Rapson, Ernest H. Holberton, both of Lethbridge. Keith Pilling of Picture Butte was not able to attend the clinic but was scheduled to receive a 75-donation award. The first session of the clinic Tuesday received 186 pints of blood. This is the lowest first-night total for a June clinic in many years. The remaining clinic limes are from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and a.m. to 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. _______ Local Chamber Resolution Passed At Annual Meeting By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer MEDICINE HAT Policy statements and r e s o 1 u tions dealing with agriculture, pollu- tion, taxation and daylight saving time are to be presented to the provincial government from the Alberta Chamber of Commerce. Eighty one voting delegates to the three-day annual meet- ing here passed a late resolu- tion by the Lethbridge chamber to enact new policy on agricul- ture, dealing with soil conser- vation, agricultural research, education in agriculture and weather modification research. The new policy calls for vig- orous studies into the problem ace TO BUY YOUR h SIZE DRESSES New York Furs 604A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3276 of alkali control, prevention of soil depletion, proper drainage measures of all irrigation pro- jects and an accelerated edu- cational program for all phases of agriculture. The Alberta chamber will ask the provincial government to move quickly to establish a consultative committee neces- sary to establish priorities lor study, planning and implemen- tation of pollution in river basins which are subject to the Canada Water Act. The chamber called for con- sistent standards and methods of control of the nation's air quality and to accept and urge leadership in this area. The chamber called the White Paper proposals on tax reform "dominately socialistic in character" and supported the Canadian chamber brief which was critical of the pro- posals. Other points covered by the delegates included: the immediate institution of modern marketing concepts (including research) by the Ca- nadian wheat board. favor of the change to the metric system of weights and measures in Canada, with the necessary steps to bring this COMPLETE CARPET AND UNOIEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 For Fun in the Sun Shop at Camm's for all the newest Summer Shoes. Ladies' Sandals In lariat, beige, Ian, no-, tural, and dark brown .flal, chunky, and cork heels. White Loafers The very newest. Priced at.. BOYS' OXFORDS or DESERT BOOTS i Riverbed Suoda Sizes to 6. Reg. SPECIAL FUN TREADS by KAUFMAN Washable denims in yellow, bone, beige, blue, green, or orange. Q QQ OUR PRICE ONLY W.77 OPEN THURS. AND FR1. UNTIL 9 P.M. Arrived at Lastl THE HEALTH SHOE From with open toe and block heel. Colors beige, turquoise, red or green. STRAW BAGS See our large selec- tion now for sum- mer. MEN'S AND BOYS- SANDALS for Cool Comfort. Men's 00 Boys' CAMM'S 403 5th St. S. I SHOES matter to the proper au- thorities. provincial government as- sistance in the updating of fish and pheasant hatchery situa- tions, and improving habitat conditions destroyed through pollution and erosion. active promotion of the de- velopment of the Yukon-Alaska highway through co-operation with Interested states and prov- inces, with assistance in raising funds for publicity programs to help get the highway construc- tion started. CONRAD North Businessmen Elect New Officers A new executive for the North Lethbridge Business- men's Association was elected at a general meeting attended by 34 businessmen in the La- bor Club Tuesday. Conrad Plettell of Smith's Color TV and Appliances Ltd. W3" elected president, with Bob vice-president, Bernie Dupuis treasurer. Tom Macfar- lane secretary. Bill Linderman is past president. Mr. Plettell said the objective of the association is to advance North Lethbridge business en- vironment and to service the whole city. He invited all businesses in North Lethbridge to join the association and gave assurance that the group would be very active in all affairs concerning North Lethbridge. IETHBRIDGE I REFRIGERATION I LTD. I REFRIGERATION AND I AIR CONDITIONING I SERVICE PHONE 328-4333 SOMETIMES IT'S THE PERSON Sometimes the place or oc- casion when ihe situation calls for "something spe- cial." That's ihc time to come in and see our se- lection of Floral arrange- ments. They not only say if with flowers but they speak worlds about you as well. civ a u is a u Shop Marquis Hotel Bldg, Phcns 327-1515 Publicity director is Paul Anctil and the directors include Alf Gould, Dick Kittenhouse, Francis Higa, Roman Scholdra, Peter Chumik, Morris Trock- stad, Paul Anctil, Marvin MOOT, Clarence Radley and Hilary Si- roken. Cattlemen From U.K. Visit Here Philip Watts and George Tay- lor, farmers from the U.K. were in Lethbridge Tuesday, as part of their Canadian promo- tion campaign for Lincoln Hed beef cattle. The men held talks with Dr. Sid S1 e n, head of animal science section at the Leth- bridge Research Station, to see if the station would like to use the breed in experiments. "These cattle have the high- est live weight gain of any beef breed in said Mr. Watts, "are easy calfcrs, good milkers and seem suitable to Canadian climate." There are aba-it 70 purebred Lincoln Reds in Canada at present, with 12 more expected to arrive in August of this year. Steps Taken To Rezone Drive For High Density Dev By HERB JOHNSON Herald City Hall Reporter City council intends to change the zoning bylaw to al- low higher density standards along Mayor Magrnth Drive, opening the way for high-rise commercial development on the strip. A resolution authorizing the preparation of such an amend- ment was passed at a special meeting of council Tuesday af- ternoon. All commercial de- velopment allowed miller the amended bylaw would be class- ified as conditionally permis- sible. The special session was call- ed to discuss reports on a pro- posed 10-storey motel adjacent to Mayor Magrath Drive. Coun- cil had held some discussion on the reports at Monday's regu- lar meeting, but decided that a further session would allow more time for talks with the authors of the reports. The meeting also was Intend- ed as an opportunity for gen- eral discussions on Mayor Ma- grath Drive as a whole. Aid. Jim Anderson, the only council member who opposed the resolution, asked Erwin Ad- der ley, the city's director of planning, if the city was still trying to maintain the open, spacious feeling that has long been associated with the Drive. Mr. Adderley replied that it was, and that it was this aspect of the Drive that has caused much favorable comment and been responsible for bringing new developments to the city. Aid. Anderson said that fiigh-rise apartments or motels Manager Due Here Deputy Mayor Rex Little said today Lethbridge's new city manager has definitely ac- cepted the position aixl will be in the city before Aug. 1. Mr. Little said all. .recent questions concerning the condi- tions of employment had been cleared up in a phone call to Thomas Nutting of Blooming- ton, Minnesota last night. Council met in closed session both Monday and Tuesday to consider the appointment of a city manager. Following Tuesday night's meeting a resolution was passed that Mi-. Nutting be informed that council was unable to change any conditions of em- ployment as they presently exist. The resolution also stated that Mr. Nutting would be in- formed that, in accordance with a letter to Mayor Andy Anderson, he would be allowed to withdraw his acceptance of the position. No details of the private let- ter to Mayor Anderson have been released. Deputy Mayor Little, who chaired Tuesday's meeting in the mayor's ab- sence, said the entire matter was a misunderstanding that has now been resolved. Mr. Nutting, currently dep- uty city manager of Blooming- ton, was offered the Lethbridge job March 9, at a salary of a year. Engineers Group Dissolved The Lethbridge Branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada has been dissolved. All former members of the local branch will have mem- berships transferred to Calgary head quarters, and affiliate members will become affiliate members of the Association of Professional Engineers of Al- berta. FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12th SI. 4lh Avc. S. Open 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Tues., Thurs. and Sal., except legal Holidays. would interfere with this "open feeling" and were also cstheli- cally inappropriate to the prairie landscape. Exception to this was taken by Aid. Camm Barnes, who felt that people expect and look for high-rise buildings in a modern city. Aid. Vcra Ferguson noted that "We 'nave got to get into esthetics; this is what the dis- cussion is all about." Council reached no firm con- sensus .on the question of esthe- tics, with the two opposing views represented by the state- ments by Aid. Barnes and Aid. Anderson. There was also a diversity of Alderman Jim Anderson has clarified statements relating to the Henderson Lake Golf Club made at Monday's council meeting. The statements were made in connection with a request that City manager Tom Ferguson proceed with a review of the dub's lease. In a written statement given to council Tuesday, Aid. An- derson said that he did not in- tend any reflection on the cur- rent board of directors of the club. He emphasized that the pub- lic, as measured by the reac- tion received by aldermen, is most disturbed by the golf situ- ation in Lethbridge, particular- ly in reference to the Hender- son Lake Golf Club The views that have been ex- pressed to Aid. Anderson are listed in the statement as fol- lows: The public believes the club is, in fact, attempting to elimin- ate the casual golfer. They see the raised fees as being de- signed for tliis purpose. The club has built an opera- tion better than the average in- come golfer either needs or can afford. That because the land on which the club is located is Arbitration Set For Firefighters An arbitration board sitting in Lethbridge has been sched- uled for June 8-10 to settle a wage dispute between the city and Local 237 of the Interna- tional Association of Firefight- ers. The decision of the board will be binding on both parties. Negotiations between the city and the Lethbridge Police Asso- ciation are set for 9 a.m. June 11. Similar talks between the city and Local 987 of the Amalga- mated Transit Union are sched- uled for 2 p.m. the same day. WESTMINSTER DRUGS Westminster Shopping Cenlre 13th St. N. Phone 328-7833 FOR FREE DELIVERY Prescription Service Exclusive Noilh Lethbridgc Revlon Dealer HOURS: 9 a.m. lo 9 Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday and Holidays RUSH YOUR FURS TO SUMMER SAFETY Phone 327-4348 CANADIAN FURRIERS i PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG. "In a Tradition of Quality" MARQUIS BAKERY PHONE 327.444I MARQUIS HOTEL BLDO. Special Prices in Effect Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Juno 4, 5, 6th. 10% DISCOUNT SALE ON ALL BAKERY GOODS AND 13 IS A BAKER'S DOZEN DURING THE SALE! "Where You find Ihe Biggest Variety In Town" opinion on the question of a public hearing on the matter. Aid. Joe Balla said the ques- tion should be put to the public and its views made known. Aid. Anderson said public hearings do not produce rational dcbato and the interests of the com- munity are not fairly repre- Ordinary citizens witli- out vested interests in tho Drive, but who use it, would not attend, he said. Aid. Vaughan Hembroff said development should not be al- lowed to happen piecemeal. If exceptions to the current by- laws are to be made, be said, standards for the entire strip should be changed. owned by tbe city and produces no revenue for the city, the tax- payers are subsidizing a private operation which functions fcr the benefit of the few. Aid. Anderson went on to sug- gest that the current golf situa- tion in the city discriminates against both the casual golfer and the tourist golfer, to the detriment of the city. The statement concluded with the submission that if the club is to be truly private either tho operation must be. changed or the properly must produce in- come which may be channelled toward alternative facilities. Mayor Andy Anderson and Alderman C. Chichester will meet next week with Robert Andras, the federal minister for housing, Aid. Chichester said Tuesday. An exact time and date for the meeting has not yet been set, but it will take place in Halifax during the conference of mayors and municipalities. Mayor Anderson is scheduled to for the June 8-11 con- ference on June 6. Aid. Chi- chestcr has been authorized by city council to accompany him for the meeting with Mr. An- dras. Purpose of the meeting Is to outline the city's case for in- clusion in a federal government plan lo assist low cost owner- ship housing. A brief presenting the city's position was sent to the minis- ter May 28. Contained in the brief were plans for low cost housing pre- pared by local developers. Under the terms of a plan announced in February by the CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. BLACK 'DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 federal government, mil- lion will be made available to developers for such projects at an interest rate of T.s per cent. If the projects receive provin- cial approval they are eligible for a subsidy that brings the rate down to 5la per cent. SPECIAL! Oil base paint mads ex- pressly for Pro Hardware Stores Ideal for Fences, Out buildings, Houses, etc. SPECIAL, GALLON Downtown Phone 327-5767 North-Lethbridga Phone 323-4441 EVERYTHING i -NOW'S THE TIME TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE TERRIFIC BUYS AT JORDANS DURING THEIR ANNUAL... BROADLOOM CLOSE-GUT SALE A FEW EXAMPLES HARDINGS CARPET Limited color selection. NOW Vi PRICE, sq. yd.4.5U WILLOW MIST CARPET This material ts of the level loop pile construction Made of 100% Dupont Nylon Yarns Entirely suit- able for commercial areas. PRICE SALE, sq .yd. 5.50 TEXTURED TWEED NYLON CARPET Excellent material for heavy traffic areas or ihe den. PRICE, sq. yd.5. 7 5 NOW! HARDINGS POLY PROPYLENE Rugged, multi-purposa carpet. A 01 Vi PRICE SAU, sq. J Be sure to see the many unadverlised specials at Jordant. We have carpets for everyone! Hurry while selections lastl Out-of-Town Residents May Phone 327-1103, Collect for Service Right In Your Own Homo! ONE LOCATION ONLY! DOWNTOWN al 315 6th STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE ;