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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IFIHBRIDGE HERALD Monttoy. June 12. 1972 Library plans out Tuesday Sketch plans (or the new Lethbridge public library will be unveiled Tuesday at a joint meeting of city council and the library board. The architects, Robins Mitch- ell Watson, have drawn the plans for a two-storey, square foot structure to be lo- cated on (he north side of the Central School site at 5th Avc. between 8th and Oth St. S. The floor area is about square feet more than the orig- inal concept called for, and would add about to the cost of Hie library. Thai must be discussed by council and the library board in conjunction with I he showing of the plans. Council has approved a bylaw authorizing the city to borrow [or construction of the facility. The meeting will be held in the Holiday Inn. LIVED IN WATER The first backboned animals on land were certain fishes tha lived in shallow water and in times of drought could survive on land because they had air bladders that could be used as lungs. FURRIER FUR COAT STORAGE TIME THE LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS PHONE 327-2209 50TH ANNIVERSARY The only two surviving chart- er members of the lelhbridge Horticultural Society were honored recently as port of the society's 50th year cele- brations. Above are W. R. Mackintosh, of 613 16th St. S. and William Andrews of the Edith Cavell Nursing Home. The men were director and secretary in the 1923 execu- tive, and were honored for "continuing and outstanding service throughout the years." The national gladiola show will be held in Lethbridge in conjunction with the 50th annual Lethbridge flower show this fall. Foulds Photo Beetgrowers assured price supports By RIG SW1HAKT Herald Staff Writet EDMONTON Southern Al- berta's sugar beet growers will be assured protection for the 1972 crop following announce- ment that the federal govern- ment will continue price sup- ports. Bud Olson, federal minister of agriculture told the Liberal prairie caucus meeting Satur- day that the price support lev- el would be maintained at SUMMER SPORTS CAMP JUNE 72 Boys and Girls 6-14 years of age SOCCER TENNIS SOFTBALL TRAMPOIENE WATER POLO BALL HOCKEY RACQUET BALL FIELD HOCKEY FLAG FOOTBALL SWEDISH HANDBALL SWIMMING LESSONS campouts, sports camp T-shirt, bronze, sil- ver and gold crests also intramural day. For further information call 328-7771 Lethbridge Family YMCA S15.98 per standard ton of beets delivered to the processing plant. One half of Canada's total sugar beet acreage, acres, are in southern Alberta's irrigation belt, located mainly in the Picture Butte-Taber-Bow Island regions. Lalavee Jensen of Magrath, president of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association, said this morning that the announce- ment is greeted with enthusi- asm by the growers in southern Alberta. Ha said that although the price support program won't be used if the present world price of sugar remains at the high levels, the price support pro- gram gives the farmers an edge because it seEs the floor price for the beets. 'The announcement mil give the growers assurances that they can go ahead with machin- ery purchases or other expan- sion programs with the know- ledge that they have the floor support price that will take care of their basic he said. "This Is very important, es- pecially should disaster strike the world price of sugar." The price received by the farmer is a direct ratio to the world price of sugar. If the world price drops, farmers are subsidized by government. Mr. Jensen said one of the tilings which will have to hap- pen is an increase in the floor price structure. "With the in- creasing production costs and relatively level incomes, sugar beets aren't as profitable a crop to grow. "Farmers have reached the level of their ability to main- tain a profit margin through FOR SALE BY OWNER 1717 71 li Avenue South Phone for Appointment! Days 327-4016 Evenings 328-4785 THE LETHBRIDGE SHRINE CLUB Wish to extend their SINCERE THANKS to all business people and private individuals in Lethbridge and surrounding areas, for their support and assistance to The Shrine Circus' which contributed towards its success. They would also like to thank Che general public for their support through their attendance. The Shrine Club, in conjunction with Hubert Castle, will again next year bring a high calibre circus to Lethbridge. Ad- vance notice ets to dates will be advertised well in advance. LETHBRIDGE SHRINE CLUB efficiency alone. They will neec the higher floor price to guar antee a successful operation.' This will give the industry th incentive it needs to mainta: production in the face of in increasing costs. JVo airport funds for Lethbridge EDMONTON-Pat Mahone> 'ederal minister of state an Bud Olson, federal minister o agriculture, jointly announce government expenditures for improvements ive provincial airports, bu Lethbridge is not among them Safety standards were cite as the reasons for the expend :ures. The announcement wa made at the Liberal prain caucus meeting Saturday. Included in the program ar airports at Medicine Hat Drumhellcr Whitecourt St. Pa and Spirit River Included in most of the plan are improvements to the run parking aprons, an lighting facilities. One of th runways at Medicine Hat wi be resurfaced. M.r Olson said later th; there was no provision fi funds for the Lethbridge ai port, squashing rumors that t! local facility would be updalc soon lo facilitate east-west j service. Reunion gathers guests Former Lethbridge C o 1 le- iale Institute students already cgistered for the first Leth- Collegiate Instil u t o omecoming come from as far way as Florida, California, daho, Washington, and Men- nna in the United States; Sur- ;y in England and from such isparate points in Canada as Tontreal, Quebec and Hamil- on. Residents of the city and dis- ict who attended LCI between C30 and 1935 have been asked o register now for the reunion, lanned for. July 1, 2 and 3. Those who attended LCI prior o 1930 also have a special in. italion. Registrations now are ap- roaching the 200 mark, and onsidering couples, this means [tendance of close to 400 peo- is already assured. Those hi harge of the function are anx- ous to receive the local regis- rations so they will have a nore realistic assessment of vhat to expect in lotal allend- .nce. The function will begin with ire registration and a recep- ion on Saturday. Sunday will e marked by homecoming ser- st local churches; a bus our of the city and various ither activities. Monday will be the big day, vith an assembly at the old jCI now Hamilton Junior iligh School in the morning. The program will include recog- nition of former teachers and student council presidents of :he period. Security system proposed Members of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce are going lo be canvassed lo de- termine .who wish to take part in a security alert system. City police Del. Sgt. Terry Waulers received an affirma- tive indication of interest from chamber members attending a general meeting in Sven Erick- sen's Family Restaurant Exact details of how the sys tern would work have not been ironed out, but generally it would inform businessmen very quickly of shoplifters believed heading for town, counterfeit bills being passed, information on shoplifters and shoplifting rings, cheque artists, stolen cheques which might be passed and ether items of fraud to pro- tect the merchant. A fan-out system has been proposed whereby police wouh contact a few merchants on a certain problem. They, in turn would contact a few others anc so on until all those participat ing in the system would be aware of the problem. A similar system is working successfully in Calgary am has proven to be a saving de vice for merchants and an in valuable aid to police in ap- prehending criminals. A fail-out system is being used by hotel-motel operators The chamber survey will in dicate who are willing to parti cipatt in the scheme in Leth bridge. The Choraliers to perform June 22 in city church The Choraliers, a children's choral group from St. John's Lutheran School in N a p a, RECEIVES DEGREE Stephanie A. C. Kozma, of Calgary received her doctor- ale of medicine degree from the University of Alberta at the U of A spring convoca- tion. She is the niece of the late Albert Foloski and grandaiighter of (he late Mr. Mrs. Andrew Potoski of Lcth- brldge. will present a concert o sacred and secular music Juni 22 at 8 p.m. in the Immanue Lutheran Church. The children are from eigh to 14 years old and have toured extensively in California, Nova da, Idaho and Oregon In llu last two years. The concert is part of a mill tour of the northwest U.S. and Canada. Also featured In the concer is the German Choir, whic will sing selections ui German dressed in native costume. Musical accompanist is gu tarist Jeff Smith, who will aisc present two selections of his own, singing folk sacred an secular numbers. Both groups are directed b Henry Aschbrenner. Accorr pEnist on the organ and Piano is Marie Mueller. The concert is composed entirely light music and is de- signed to appeal to ail ages No admission will be chart ed, but a free will offering wi be taken. 27 MILES LESS The earth's diameter Is miles less across the poles tha the miles across the equa tor. A WINNING SMILE Brynn Malmberg, of Lelhbridge was chosen Miss Bar of Gold 1972 on Saturday, at ihe Exhibition Pavilion by the Lethbridge Jcycees and the Lelhbridge and District Exhibition Board. Miss Malmberg competed for the tilie against five other girls. The judging was conducted on the same basis as the Miss Conada Pageant. The contest was well-attended, with the pavilion packed at the time of the crowning. The six girls will assist at Whoop-Up days, July 17 to 22. Russell may run Well-known wild-life author nd lecturer Andy Russell of Vaterton Park has been men- ioned as a possible local can- didate for the Liberal Party In he next federal election. Mr. Russell, 56, would be a econd candidate for the Leth- ridge riding for the Liberals, awyer John Boras has declar- ed his intention to seek the ominalion. Businessman Mel Fcngstad ad considered standing, but las so far declined to announce his intention. Mr. Russell's daughter today otifirmed he is considering candidacy, but Mr. lussell was en route lo Lcth- >ridge this morning and not immediately available for com- ment. Local Liberal association president Sven Ericfcsen said several names have been men- tioned in addition to Mr. Boras for federal candidate, but so far none have confirmed their intension to stand for nomina- tion. FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! HAVE YOU EVER BEEN DISSATISFIED with the re lulls of your paint fob because of rfents and cracki shewing up after finishing or, wood or metal, interior or exterior? Then do il !ho professional way to fill in those blemishes before painting, this new tpacVling paste (Swedish putty) mode by JANSEN AHRWE1LIT AND AHRWE1TEX Ahrweitex, quick drying, can also be used on cars, boats, etc, Ask for JANSEW spoiling produclt available at your I leading paint dealers PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with Section 6 of No. 2654 being the Water Service By-low ol the City of Leth- bridge, notice is hereby given lo the CHirens of leth- bridge that the use of water for irrigating lawns and gardens will be restricted to the following days until further notice: Even number addresses be restricted to Mon- day, Wednesday and Friday; Odd number addresses will be restricted lo Tues- Thursday and .Saturday; All addresses may water lawns and gardens until p.m. on Sundays. Any person committing a breach of any of ihe provisions of this shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction lo a fine not ex- ceeding One Hundred Dolfars exclusive of costs. (The above restrictions do not apply to newly planted fawns and shrubs, and necessary watering will permitted.) T. R. NUTTING City Manager ;