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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ATTENTION! INTER-CONTINENTAL PIPE BAND COMPETITIONS Watch For Our Special Excursion Par Information and reservation* contact: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END Phono 328-3201 or 32S-8184 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, June 10, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 24 h's a OREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 MPC turns down TV tower The Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday refused an application by Cable-vision Lethbridge Ltd. to erect a television tower at 2907 2nd Ave. S., because it does not comply with zoning regulations. Until three weeks ago, the land was properly zoned, but the owners had it re zoned by council so they could build a bottling plant on the same parcel of land now proposed for the tower. The company will now have to apply to council to have part of the parcel rezoned again before it can erect the tower. Permission of the federal department of transport and the Canadian Radio - Television Commission must also be obtained before the proposed 530,000 structure can be built. The MPC also turned down two applications, one for a church and another for a motel, because adequate parking was not provided in the plans. An application by Lethbridge Meononite Brethren Church to build an addition to a church at 1509 29th St. S. was tabled because sufficient parking was not provided. Church representatives argued parking regulations should be relaxed in this case because the church would only be used two hours per week, but MPC members said the zoning bylaw must be adhered to in the matter of parking. The commission tabled the application, suggesting the church investigate the possibility of purchasing a portion of the back lane from the city to provide more parking space. A 46-unit motel proposed for 1025 Mayor Magrath Drive by Starmor Developments was rejected because adequate parking was not provided. The firm will probably redesign the project and submit new plans, a spokesman said at the meeting. The home occupations bylaw, which was tossed back to the MPC after council expressed disapproval of some changes proposed by the commission, was left on the table after some discussion. MPC members seemed unclear about what changes council wanted in the bylaw. DETOUR! THERE'S A 10-FOOT HOLE AHEAD-A burst section collapsed Tuesday morning, leaving a 10-foot water main is believed responsible for this cave-in at deep hole in the gravel road. City crews are working the intersection of 14th Ave. and 23rd St. N. The inter- today to clean out the hole and make necessary repairs. Students9 European trip has $7,500 lack of funds By ROB TURNER Staff Writer MOSES LAKE - A $7,500 gap which exists between 40 Indian students and adventure JUNE BRIDE? Let the wedding specialists at Frache's assist you with all your FLORAL REQUIREMENTS! Just Call 327-5747 e s FLOWER SHOP 322 6th St. S. LETHBRIDGE in Europe next month is beginning to cause some concern to the man who has organized the whole affair. Knud Norbjerg, a teacher at St. Mary's School on the Blood Indian reserve has disclosed that only about $19,500 of the required $27,000 budget for the trip has been raised so far. The scheduled departure day for the trip is July 21 for the 40 students and their five sponsors. A plane has been chartered and is expected to leave from McCall Field in Calgary around 11 p.m. A public appeal for funds to make up the deficit has been launched and Mr. Norbjerg said service clubs throughout southern Alberta as well as the Blood and Peigan band councils and the Lethbridge Indian affairs branch will be contacted for donations. The appeal was made ne- fJCLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic jjBLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO. Dine and Dance FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT! Marvellous Food . . . Soft Lights    In the Luxurious WESTWINDS DINING ROOM Featuring . . . "THE SUNSET 4" 8:00 to 12:00 p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations nessary when the secretary of state department was only able to commit $14,000 to the trip instead of an expected $18,000. The 45 students and teachers are raising $5,400 on their own account. Mr. Norbjerg said he is hopeful of obtaining $2,000 from the Blood council and $600 each from the Peigan council and Indian affairs in Lethbridge. The remainder must come from private and club sources. At any rate, he said, the trip is not in jeopardy. The worst that might happen is that the number of students to be taken may have to be cut down. OUR OSCAR "Did you notice last week when it was raining the city water trucks were washing the rain off the streets?" Chamber charter to London The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce has arranged a jet charter flight from Calgary to London for chamber members. The flight, which leaves Calgary Aug. 24 and returns Sept. 17, will cost $225 return. This is considerably less than a cross-Canada flight on regular airline service. Return fare from Vancouver to Halifax is $348, and from Calgary to Halifax is $298. Eligibility for the charter flight is limited to Lethbridge chamber members of six months standing, and their immediate relatives. A $100 deposit for each person must be submitted with the application. PSA meeting this weekend � C.A. Edwards, national president of the Public Service Alliance, will speak at a PSA education seminar in Lethbridge this weekend. Theme of the two-day seminar, sponsored by PSA's Lethbridge Area Council, is problems in collective bargaining. Sessions will be held all day Saturday, and Sunday morning, at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. The Alliance represents federal government employees across Canada. PREPAID TAXES The city earned more than $21,000 from interest on prepaid taxes in 1970. The figure was $15,700 in 1967 and has increased steadily since then. MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR THE LATE DR. T. E. BROWN WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, JUNE 12th - 4:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church HEADS KINSMEN - Mickey Boyle was elected president of the Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge last night. Other officers installed included Bill Johnson," vice-president; Don Bossert, treasurer; Barry Temple, secretary; John Gullian, bulletin editor; Rod Draffin. Rich Davidson and Ian Kinnell, directors and Jim Wallace, past-president. Friday is Farmers' Day On the recommendation of the minister of education, the provincial government has declared Friday a Farmers' Day holiday for most schools in Alberta. The only areas not affected are Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer and schools operated by Canadian Forces Base School District No. 4986. Some problems experienced with homeowner tax ruling The city hall assessment office is having a few problems this year with the homeowner tax discount as it applies to pensioners. With the discount for persons receiving the guaranteed in- Biggest high-rise planned Plans are being completed by local developers for Leth-bridge's biggest high - rise apartment building. Holger Frandsen and Emil Phaff are planning a 100-suite, 13 - storey structure for an area east of the College Mall shopping centre. The development is to be people-oriented providing such amenities as a swimming pool, garden and party rooms. One bedroom suites are expected to rent for $135 a month and two bedroom suites at $165. Twelve bachelor suites renting for $95 are also planned. The development is designed to provide people with large-sized accommodation at a "reasonable" price, at a price they can afford, said Mr. Frandsen. No target date has been .set for start of construction. Mr. Frandsen Is also planning development of a 30-unit low  rental apartment building project for the same general area. Campbell Singers in Medicine Hat An appearance by the Anne Campbell Singers tonight in Medicine Hat will mark the first time the 40-member group has been invited to southern schools. The Singers, conducted by Lethbridge registered music teacher Anne Campbell, are to perform in the McCoy Catholic High School. The Medicine Hat appearance will be the first of four school visits proposed for the summer and fall and sponsored by the provincial cultural development branch. Monday the all-girl choir will give a program at the Coleman Consolidated High School. They are to appear in the autumn in Claresholm and Cardston high schools. The programs will consist of one - hour demonstrations for students during school hours and 90-minute appearances in the evening for the public. Meeting at 8 The Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded will hold a general meeting tonight at 8 p.m. at the Dorothy Good-er School. The speaker, Dr. Stanley Perkins, will speak on Special Education. The election of officers for the coming year will be held. The tour is sponsored, by the music division of the cultural branch, a section of the department of youth, culture and recreation. Piano accompanist for the choir is registered music teacher Marion Swanston. County extends water line The County of Lethbridge will extend a water main in Turin this summer to provide additional water services and fire protection for the hamlet. Bob Madill, secretary of the county, said the extension of 400 feet of main will cost $710. A hydrant will be added later at the terminal point at additional cost. A decision to extend water and sewer service to Hardie-ville could come at the next county council meeting Wednesday. PAVING Crews have nearly completed paving Hie yard at the new city stores complex. COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING FEDOR'S REFRIGERATION Ph. 327-5816 C & A Sheet Metal Ph. 328-5973 RENUMBER With PHOTO GIFTS from McCready-Balnes  ASAHI PENTAX SPOTMATIC II - with the revolutionary Super Multi-Coared 7.4 lent............. 249.00 O YASHICA ELECTRO 35 - Professional type pictures with amateur class handling................. 119>95 See our fine selection of photo accessories:  Tripods  Slide trays e Electronic flash units J g*� e light meter*  Film "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINESi_ PHARMACY LTD. CHARG1 614 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3555 "AUeToperating WATERTON PHARMACY LTD. In Waterton National Park come supplement now $150, there have been instances in which the office has had trouble explaining that persons whose basic tax is less than that amount will not receive payment for the difference. The way the discount Is set up, taxes are split into basic tax (including education, hospital and planning and city taxes) and a services levy for maintenance and local improvements. The discount does not apply to the maintenance and local improvement portions. A pen- sioner receiving the supplement whose basic tax was only $115, for example, would have that amount discounted (except for $1) and would pay the maintenance and local improvement tax. He would not receive payment from the government (or the $35 difference between $150 and $115. The pensioner whose basic tax is more than $150 may apply for the full amount. He is responsible for the remainder and the local improvement and maintenance tax. Whoop-Up Days gets beer garden A beer garden is being planned as part of Whoop-Up Days at Lethbridge this year. The Municipal Planning Commission, by a 3 - 1 vote Wednesday, approved a beer garden on the exhibition grounds during the six - day exhibition. The city's acting engineering director, Irv Fraser, was the only dissenter. Beer gardens at exhibitions are legal under provincial legislation which came into effect Tuesday. The legislation also permits liquor and wine in beverage rooms, and wine and beer in pizza restaurants. The beer garden, to be located west of the grandstand, would have a seating capacity of 400. Entrance to the beer garden would be restricted to people 18 years and older. It would be run by the Lethbridge and District Exhibition Association. Approval of several city departments, including the fire department, is still required. A special events licence Is required to serve beer at exhibitions and rodeos. Food must be available with the beer. It would probably be eight weeks before beverage rooms will be serving liquor and wine. Beverage rooms must first give notice of application for a licence in a local newspaper for four weeks and then sit out a two  week waiting period to allow residents time to object. Other provincial a me n d-ments will allow private clubs to obtain beer and liquor licences without providing dining facilities. Principal resigns MOSES LAKE - Dick Faulkner, principal of St. Mary's School on the Blood Indian reserve for the past year has announced his resignation from the post effective June 30. A new principal for the school has not yet been named according to Ron Gent, superintendent of Indian education ' in Lethbridge. An announcement will likely be made within a month. FOR YOUR FURS I I *NEW YORK FURS' I 604A3rdAv*.S. � _ Phone 327-3276 T KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. 1 WEEK ONLY! 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