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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Let One Call do It All Airline and Steamship Reservation! Hotel Reservations U Drives, Ground Tours For All Travel Requirements Call ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VlllAGE Phono 328-8184 328-3201 The letkbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, June 10, 1972 PAGES 15 TO 28 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Summer Is coming. Ba ready with a pair of Prescription Sunglasiei, Youth's condition is fair after triick-bike accident The condition of Brain Horn- berger, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carol Hornbcrger of Diamond City was reported slightly im- proved, but still in fair condi- tion this morning at St; Mich- ael's General Hospital. The Hornbcrger youth re- ceived multiple head and face injuries and a leg was broken in several places and nearly severed when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a ve- hicle driven by Johu Heinen of Picture Butte. The Pic lure Butlc RCMP re- port investigation of the acci- dent continues, and no charges have been laid against Mr Hei- nen. An unconfirmed report to The Herald slated doctors at St. Michael's conducted a tele- phone consultation with special- ists in Calgary while operating on the youth's skull injuries. The operation lasted five hours, according to Darol Horn- berger, Brian's father, and he received up to 200 stitches. Mr. Ilornberger said the doc- tors told Mm they will not have a firm idea about his' son's con- dition until Monday. Electric storm knocks out power performed Sunday The folk musical writ- ten by Otis Skellings, will be presented by a singing group from Medicine Hat, the Winn- ing Sound, Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Yates Memorial Centre. The group, consiting of 37 members started two years ago with 25 senoir high students from various church denomina' tions in Medicine Hot. Winning Sound, which sings Christian contcmpory music, Is directed by JoAnn Penner, and has performed at high school graduations, banquets and church services in Medicine Hat, Bow Island, Taber and Leih- bridge. "Life" will feature youth mu- sic in contemporary style. Tick- ets will be available at the door. Accidents up in city The City of Lethbridge re- corded 150 traffic accidents in April, more than double the number during the same month' In 1971, the Alberta Safety Council reports in its monthly bulletin. Injuries, however, decreased from 37 in 64 mishaps in April 1971, to 27 this year. There were no traffic deaths in Leth- bridge in either period. The council says Lethbridge to date this year has had 449 traffic mishaps, compared with 404 during the corresponding period last year. To date 108 persons have received injuries, down 30 from last year. Estimated property damage of accidents recorded throughout Alberta during April is Roy S. Lee funeral on Monday Funeral services will lie held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Taber LDS Stake Centre for lloy S. Lee, for many years an MLA in Taber, who died Friday at the age of 84. Politically, he was elected to the Alberta legislature as a Social Credit candidate in the general election of 1940. In March 1963, Mr. Lee, still a Social Credit MLA for Taber announced his retirement from politics at the conclusion of the legislature. Mr. Leo was born in Tooele, Utah, where he obtained his education, and then came to southern Alberta with his fam- ily in. 1905. He was a mixed farmer for many years in the Taber-Barnwell district, and was one of the early advocates of irrigation and the sugar beet industry. Mr. Lee had been on irriga- for eight years and was a mem- ber of the Taber Board of Trade, had been a director of the Beet Growers Association for eight years and was a mem- ber of the Taber Sugar factory expansion committee. Mr. Lee was predeceased by his wife. By RUDY 11AUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer The outskirts of the city were "hit severely and some trans- formers received direct hits." No that's riot a battle zone report, but an indication of tho effects of a severe electrical storm that knocked out power throughout much of southern Alberta last night. The storm, which dumped a .quarter-inch of rain on tho city, crisscrossed the sky with lightning flashes which resem- bled anti-aircraft and artillary barrages accompanied with ap- propriate sound effects. Although Lethbridge itself suffered only a partial power I knockout lasting up to five min- utes in some city areas, some Weather tor ducks likely to continue It could be unwise to plan an outdoor picnic for the weekend, as afternoon showers are pre- dic ted for tod ay and tomor- row. Today's forecast is similar to Friday's cloudy with a few thundershowers in the after- noon and evening. The high will he between 75 and 80. The outlook for Sunday Is AIR CONDITIONING Alcon Refrigeration Ltd- For the best buy in Atr Conditioning Phono 327-5814 ir KEYNOTES' Thys What constitutes a living wage depends on whether you're giving it or gelling it. You knew you're over ihe hill. Sir, when a hfgli school girl gels up and offers you her seal on (He bus. Vacation; spending two weeks fn a camper with the ones you thought you loved most. The government has found a long-range answer to the pollution probfem in Lake Erfe. ]t'i going to wail five more years, ihen pave it. faking collection, lo rnafe clerki "What do you mean, you gave al tho office? This IS the We'd like to contribute some great ideas at MUSICLAND SUPPLIES LTD. SI. and 3rd Ave. S. lelhbridge. Phone 327-1054 Worth report out June 16 The long awaited Worth commission report on educa- tional planning in Alberta is to be released June 10. The 331-page report, nearly two years in the making, is to chart the course of education in the province for the remaind- er of this century. The report will deal with all aspects of public education, from kindergarten to university. It is expected to provide the basis for anticipated govern- ment changes in education in the all session of the legisla- ture. The commission held numer- ous public meetings and several sessions with educators in its effort to probe for ideas on which directions education should take in the next 30 years. The commission was headed by Dr. Walker Worth. RINGS IN BUILDING ONLY Assistant cil.y fire inspector John Kolibas is shown installing a sign above a fire alarm box in a local apartment building. The sign noti- fies tennanls of the building that apartment block alarm systems are designed only to warn persons in the building of a fire, and a re not connected to an alarm at the fire hall. When the alarm is pulled the fire department still must be phoned. The sign gives the phone number to be called and warns misuse of the alarm when there is no fire is a summary conviction, which is punishable by up to two years in jail, fine, or both. maximum of UofL conference centre The University of Lethbridge is building a reputation as be- ing a good conference centre. Conferences of national and international consequence are slated for the university this summer, including the Pacific North West Conference on Higher Education, slated for June 14 to 16, which will bring a Canadian and American en- semble of educational adminis. trators here. Less than a week later the 17th annual meeting of the Genetics Society of Canada is to be held, June 21 to 23. The meet features Dr. David Suzuki, a well-known and out- spoken Canadian geneticist. In building its reputation as viable educational institution the U of L has expanded its fall and spring off-campus credit programs. Credit programs will be of- fered off-campus in 15 southern Alberta communities. Many people have embarked on degree program evening courses, Mike Sutherland, U oJ L information officer said. The first part of the univer- sity's summer session was com- Tourist meet set JCLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LA! lower level MEDlCAt DENTAL BLDG. PHONF MOVING? OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Critics of a controversial has charged the tem of government grants has deviated from the tourist industry will be formula and created a "fi- to propose alternatives at in tourist promotion ef- meeting of the Travel in Alberta. Association of Alberta at the local zone received gary 40 per cent less than it Don Hayes, director of for under the formula, Alberta Government for example, re- Bureau, who will be at about 50 per cent more meeting as a guest of the the formula dictated, he ist industry association, ted he is not happy with Smith said by ignoring formula by which government grants are formula, the government has destroyed industry confid- Frank Smith, manager of the Lethbridge-based zone of and upset local planning. Mr. Hayes, who took over the government tourist post after grants had already been for this year, said the formula is currently under re- He said critics will be asked suggest alternatives at the meeting Sunday. CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone Dry Cleaners Ltd. CLEANING giwQ' 6th St. S. and 1514A 9lh Ave. S. 327-4141 9 Government 327-7771 hour iervtce Repairs to Radios, tailoring and Tape blocking and LEATHER SONY LLOYDS DUAL plea! drapery processing pleted Friday, with a record lumber of students enrolled. The next portion of the sum- mer session begins July 2, with registration deadline set at June 16. "Inclusion of credit offerings during the May-June period means the U of L is one of the few universities in Canada to offer credit programs 12 months of the Mr. Suth- erland said. The third part of the sum- mer session is slated to begin July 27th. The summer sessions allow students to gain credit for as many as four courses, but the schedule is quite a bit more hectic than during the regu- lar term in that students are required to attend five lec- tures per week at two-hours for each lecture. Miss Bar of Gold picked at 8 Miss Bar of Gold will be chosen this evening at the Ex- hibition Pavilion at 8 O'clock by the Lethbridge Jaycees and the Lethbridge and District Exhibi' tioa Board. The six girls from Lcthbridgi and district will be judged on beauty, poise, personality and character. The five runners-up will tab part in Whoop-Up Days as Ex hibiUon Hostesses. The girls who will be runnint are: Olga Press, Picture Butte Debbie Thiessen, Milk River and Brynn Malmberg, Cind Frouws, Gail Blanchard an Linda Smith, all of Lethbridge unny, with cloudy periods and :ternoon showers with lows of i to GO and a high of 80. A quarter-inch of rain fell on le city last night, but farms in ]e district reported consider- bly more in some places. For the farmers, the rain couldn't have been timed bet- as crops were becoming arched after several days of ot, sunny weather. Walerton, in a southern Al- erta weather quirk, recorded o rain at all Friday, although t is still in the area where veekend weather is expected o be mostly dismal. Friday night's brief thunder- torm was blamed, for a num- >er of power outages in south- ern Alberta, as lightning struck ieveral transformers. Power was back to normal oday. parts of rural Alberta wers under candlelight from 10 p.m. until daybreak. Described as "p r c 11 y wick- ed" by a Calgary Power spokesman, the storm blacked out scattered parts of Alberta from Calgary south. Alberta Government Tele- phones reports a number of rural phone lines were frazzled by lightning. Again, no trouble was report- ed in the city. The heart of the electrical storm seemed centred between the outskirts of Lethbridge and Picture Butte, the Calgary Power spokesman said. The drive-in theatre located in the city's southern fringes suffered a power outage which resulted in a refund to its pa- trons. Industries located In the air- port area were also blacked out. The partial city blackout re- sulted when an electric eye which guards the city's power "caught a flash" and quit for a few minutes. Repair crews had everything working again by noon today. However, the airport weath- erman predicted more thunder- storms over the weekend. Wins contest Prize winners in the Leth- bridge Community College's flag competition have been se- lected. P. M. Lane, 1809 17 St. S., took the first prize, Cecil- lia Poirier of Kimberley, B.C., won the second and Paul Ciesla of Foremost was awarded the third prize. The three entries were chosen from more than 109 submissions from various parts of Alberta and southeastern B.C. A decision on whether to adopt the top entry as the col- lege's flag will be made at a later date. Government may rent LCC space Officials of the provincial d partment of public works will visit the Lethbridge Commun- ity College June 21 to discuss the possibility of some govern- ment departments r e n t ing space in the campus science building. The department of the en- vironment has expressed an in- terest in using the premises but has given no indication of how much space it will require. The college has received sev- eral requests from others in-, terested in locating in the I building hut has been unable to act because the provincial gov- ernment has first priority. Dr. C. D. Stewart, LCC presi- dent, said he hopes to know ex- actly what the government wants following the meeting. He will then be able to deter- mine how much space is avail- able to others. Hostel open house Sunday Lelhbridge youth hostel oper ators are inviting the public to an open house on Sunday and Monday. Known as the Troubador House and located in the city hall annex at 909 4th Ave. S., hostel spokesmen say through attending the open house tho public can dispell any myths it has heard .about the place. Open house hours are between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Any single-bed mattresses ly- ing uselessly around the houso would be appreciated by tho hostel operators. Family Y camp opens Sunday A special opening of the Fam- ily Y's new campground will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. The campground, on a private ranch1 near Bearer, is a family area where families bring their own trailer or tent, but activities, food, and such amenities as electricity, wafer, and toilet fa- cilities are suppEed. The opening Is intended to give people a chance to look over the facilities. Here's how to get there: turn right at Police Lake (514 miles south of proceed 8V4 miles to Cross Roads, then four miles to Mountain Meadows. All roads are marked with Y signs. FURS CLEANED SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 GARTH A. TURCOTT and WILLIAM M. K. McGURK BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS are pleased to announce thai as from 1st June, 1972, 1hey have taken TIMOTHY R. JERVIS irvlo partnership. THE PRACTICE OF IAW Will BE CONTINUED UNDER THE NAME TURCOTT, McGURK JERVIS and Solicitors 746 MAIN STREET PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA INSURED PUR STORAGE NEW YORK FURS; 604A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3276 CHILD'S WADING POOL Moulded Plastic 45-inch Diameter Special Steel Wall Special Special 17-" Call Sporting 327-5767 DOWNTOWN PHONE 'N' EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charge for Orders over JUST CALL I T I I C Acro" 327-0240 From The 327-2297 U V CPR Open Weekdays 7 n.m. 2 a.m. 1 1 a.m. 9 p.m. Jtylcind 1224 ,224 1224 1224 Ltd. 1224 1224 1224 1224 1224 1224 1224 3rd Aw. S, ;