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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE The Lethbtutye Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, June 15, 1970 PAGES 11 TO 22 a err A. E. CROSS WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN AFL In Favor Of White Paper By EIC SWIIIART Herald Staff Writer MEDICINE HAT The 000 member Alberta Federa- tion of Labor has taken a posi- tive stand in favor of the pro- posed changes in the federal government's while paper on taxation, claiming "the govern- ment hasn't gone far enough." E. A. Mitchell, executive rec- ret'ary of. the AFL said in an interview at the AFL confer- ence here that the federation is prepared to go along with the white paper, "putting up with some things not favorable" and hoping for changes in ths fu- ture. "People who make per year stand to have tax sav- ings of and we don't think it is he said. "The middle income group will be hit harder than they should but the increase won' be alarming." Mr. Mitchell said the whit paper should not hurt the av erage worker in Canada, "anc in fact, there will be lax reduc tions for everyone who earn: under per year." He said t'iie AFL has slwaj: supported the Carter Commis sion on tax reform and woult continue to support it. "We see in Canada today one of the bast financed and or ganized lobbies any legislation to he said "The corporate concerns anc people with vested interests are behind the lobby to protect their own position." He said many of the changes proposed in the white paper are similar to the changes suggested in the Carter Com- mission with the same result that the high wage earners are complaining the most. Rainfall Records Set On Saturday Record rainfalls were re- ceived Saturday at Calgary and Lethbridge, providing salvation for spring crops in southern Al- Four Hurt In Accident A stogie vehicle accident Sat- urday afternoon, six miles east of Stirling an Highway 61, resulted in the hospitalization of four members of a Fore- most family. Albert Plautz and his three children, Lawrence, 7, Pat- ricia, 5, and Anna, 3, were ad- mitted to St. Michael's General Hospital in Lethbridge with cuts and bruises. The half-ton truck they were travelling in apparently left the highway and overturned in the ditch, fol- lowing a tire blow1 out. All are reported to be in condition. Vehicle damage satisfactory was about berta and headaches for urban dwellers around Calgary. The timeliness of the week- end rain storms were described by one farmer as "invaluable Spring crops before the rain were almost to the last breath. Mean while telephone and power lines were downed by the torrential rains in the Bow- ness area of Calgary and near- by centres of Okotoks and Black Diamond. Calgary received 3.25 inches of rain in the 24-hour period Saturday, while Lethbridge re- ceived 1.90 still managing to break a 1939 record rainfall for June 13 when 1.38 inches fell. Other points around southern Alberta reported 2.79 inches at Fort Macleod, 2.5 inches at Ta- ber, 4.22 inches at Vulcan and 3.25 inches at Cardston. According to the weather- man, we may not have seen the last of the rain, with Mon- day's forecast being for scatter- ed shower activity perhaps carrying into Tuesday. The high and low temperature for Lethbridge should be 70 and 45. Winds will be light. STUDENT FILM-MAKERS KERRY MAC DONALD, LEFT, AND MIKE GILLETT Young Film Makers Succeed In Learn-Bv-Doing Project Cs t7 By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Sitaff Writer A newly devised language rts class at Hamilton Junior iigh School has prompted two 4-year-olds to strike out into IB world of amateur cinema. Kerry MacDonald and Mike Gillett, two of 30 Grade 9 stu-1 of fi dents in the class, have pro- you-gi film been a learn-as- Walter Lewis, Former City Resident ''South Santa' Retires From Post With CP Rail After 48 years and three months of employment, former Lethbridge resident Waller G. Lewis chief clerk to the super- intendent of the Canadian Pa- cific Railway, Edmonton, is re- tiring. Mr. Lewis worked in Leth- bridge for many years before being transferred to Edmonton. In Lethbridge, he was known for his community work, being named life member of the local Jaycee club, teach- ing effective Speaking for in- dustrial firms, church organiza- tions and service clubs and known especially to the hun- COMPLETE CARPET AND UNptEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 dreds of kiddies groups for which he played Santa Glaus. He was often called Mr. Santa of the south. For his voluntary work and Hereford Tour The Southern Alberta Here- ford Club is sponsoring a tour June 27 in the Waterton and Pincher Creek areas. The tour is to commence at the DU Ranch, six miles out of Burmis on Highway 3 where breakfast will be served. From there, the tour will drive to the Kay Diamond Ranch operated by E. J. Bonciiz and Sons where Lester Hochstein will be show- ing his cattle. helping to organize the Walter Callow Coach Fund by acting as its campaign manager, Mr. Lewis was made life member and honorary vice president of the Lethbridge branch of the Alberta Handicapped Associa- sociation. Bssides taking an active part and promoting many sports ac- tivities he also served a term as president of the Central- Bowman Home and School As- sociation. In 1956 he was the recipient of the merit award from the city for service to the commu- nity. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis will take residence shortly in Victoria. duced three short movies since Christmas, none cf them of the see-me-on-my-vacation type. Using a Super 8 camera owned by the MacDonald fam- ily, the two have produced a nine minute profile of modes of transportation, a three-min- ute cartoon entitled The Un- believer and a short on Trick Photography (still being pro- cessed in The move into the arena of Fellini and Disney came about through a course, given by Hamilton teacher Bruce Haig, which allows students to follow their own interests. Students may use school time to focus on such topics as playwrighting, poetry, history, advertising, and reading. Work may be done in school or wherever students find the right atmosphere for nurturing the creative spark. The class is the beginning of Mr. Haig's dream of a school media centre a kind of re- search area where facilities would be available for any art form. But currently, in film, there to go 5 bor- work, Transportation, which took about two months to film, had much of its editing done on sequences featuring the film- makers' hands or shadows. The weather wouldn't sit still, causing some sequences to in- dicate winter had come and gone from frame to frame. The cartoon, which the battles of a man depicts against The New Look al Chinook "OFFICE FURNITURE SHOWROOM" offering w ccmpleic selection of office furniture for every taste and budget CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. 306 13th Sheet N. Phono 327-4591 Safety Record Workers at the city's power plant and waler treatment plant have now logged Vt mil- lion man hours without a lost- accident. Bill Falconer, city safely of- ficer, says the last accident that resulted in work lima be- ing lost was Sept. 15, 1367. The record is an excellent one, considering the fairly haz- ardous 'conditions the 31 em- ployees work under, he said. WESTMINSTER DRUGS Westminster Shopping Centre 13th St. N. Phono 328-7833 FOR FREE DELIVERY Prescription Service Exclusive Lclhbridge Revlon Dealer HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday tluu Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday and Holidays isn't enough equipment around. The projector i rowed from school principal Jack Langford. The cameras, Supor 8 or Regular 8, belong to someone's parents. There is no editing apparatus and no 35 mm. camera for raphy. still photog- inanimate objects on luckless Friday, the 13th, was man- aged by drawing backgrounds on paper with colored pens. Slits were cut into the back- ground, and objects slipped through and nraved by hand, frame by frame. (The hand sometimes remained in the finished Both films, in color, indicate much inventiveness and humor on the part of the film-makers. The cartoon was made in the basement of Kerry's home, in a lO-by-six-faot area closed off by drapes. "They're from the living room and they're all said Donna MacDon- ald, Kerry's mother. The Super 8 was slung down from a pipe and directed at the working table. For viewing screens, the two pinned up white sheets. Kerry and Mike's next proj- ect is a short on How to Make a Cartoon. They may enter some of their work in high school amateur film-makers' contests, which are increasing in number across the country. Chance For Cilisens To Air Views Town Meeting Session At City Council Tonight The council chambers at city hall will be visited by a num- ber" of persons other than coun- cil members lonight. It's town meeting night and council will convene at 7 p.m. to allow time for Lclhbridge citizens to make known their views on civic affairs. No writ- ten submissions in advance are required; persons with ideas on how the city is being run may come and participate in the open discussion. There will also be a dele- gation from the Lethbridge po- lice commission. Under dis- cussion will be the feasibility of establishing a provincial board of police commissioners. Such a board has been rec- ommended in a report pre- pared by Harry Masted, re- tired RCMP assistant commis- sioner. Alderman Jim Ander- son has submitted to council a report critical of sever.il ma- jor points contained in the Maxted report. The Henderson Lake golf tiub will also have representa- tion at tonight's meeting. A re- view the club's lease has been undertaken by City Man- ager Tom Ferguson and mem- bers of the club's board are ex- pected to answer questions con- cerning the club's operation. Lethbridge will likely move another step closer to a re- vised law on Sunday sports and entertainment tonight. Up for first, second and third reading is a bylaw allowing Sunday en- tertainment, with the exception of such activities as wrestling and horse and dog racing. Also up for first reading is a bylaw authorizing the borrow- ing of about SI million i'or the new secondary sewage treat- ment plant. Total cost of the project is estimated at 3.5 mil- lion; the remainder of the mon- ey has already been authorized. A submission prepared by the parks and recreation com- mission for the 1973 Canada summer games will be present- ed to council for approval. If council gives it the go ahead, the bid will then be forwarded to the province. If the games are awarded to the city it would mean the construction of several new sports facililies in Lethbridge with federal and provincial fi- nancial aid. Council will also deal with a motion by Aid. Rex Little that a special committee of council be formed to study and review the development policy of the city. And another attempt will be made to save the old No. 2 fire- ball on 13th St. N. Aid. Steve Kotch will present a motion that the city investigate the possibility of raising the neces- sary money to have the hall relocated as an historic site and tourist attraction. Hog Price Drop Temporary Says Federal Farm Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson, federal agriculture minister, says the present increase in hog produc- tion will drop prices only tem- porarily. Speaking at the Alberta Feed- Manufacturers Association con- vention on the weekend in Banff Mr. Olson said the steadily increasing demand on :he North American continent will take up much of the slack. Without abnormally high prices, a mass increase in pro- iuction is unlikely, he said. Japan, an affluent industrial nation of people wilr limited land resources, wants more animal food products, he said. With a per capita consump ion of 16 pounds of pork and "our pounds of beef in Japan, compared with 50 pounds pi )ork and 85 pounds of beef ir Canada, a strong demand should continue for many and volume, especially after i "We could never set up a their experience with the inter- beef board unless the provinces national grains arrangement which came under heavy pres- sure when the supply became too heavy. Mr. Olson said fears of an all-powerful government re- sulting from a proposed bill to set up a national agency for meat marketing, were ground- less. had one first and agi'eed on a structure for a national agen- cy. "The proposed legislation matches that already on the statutes for the provinces. It's needed so the provinces can co-ordinate their marketing ac- tivities nationally." years. Mr. Olson said rising con- sumer meat prices in Europe also make that region a poten- jal market for Canadian pork. The United States seems to have the competitive advan- age in world red meat mar- kets, he said, but with dili- gence Canadians could gain a ;hare of those markets. He warned producers Japan s not interested in any long- erm deals that fix both price The school however provides the money for film. Despite this, students since Christmas have put out at least five movies and five slide ef- forts, including a look at drags, drag races and the contrast be- tween rich and poor. Students have also, comple- has announced a two bushel Grain Quota The Canadian wheat board mentcd a written study on the Lethbridge Prisoner of War camp with slides. (The POW written work by three Hamil- ton students is probably t h e most thorough compiled so For Kerry and Mike, the art Horticultural Com petition The Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society again is sponsoring an annual garden competition in five major class- J. grounds frontage over SO 'cct; 2. grounds frontage; 50 'cct or less, 3. new grounds; 4. vegetable garden; 5. com- posite Entry forms can be received from William Domeicr, 820 121 St. A South, Lethbridge, or any member of the society. grain quota at Lomond, three- bushel at Haley, Brooks and Burdett and a four bushel at Jefferson, all effective immedi- ately. Bid Council Matter A submission to determine le extent of provincial assis- ance for the 1973 Canada Sum- ner Games at Lethbridge will )e accepted by the department f youth one day after the dead- line if the Lethbridge city coun- cil approves a brief submitted by the parks and recreation de- partment. Police investigate fc3? Two Lethbridge city police are in-1 about 1 a.m. Sunday, after vesligating two deaths, which being picked up at the rear of occured at separate locations in the city Sunday and Monday A 26 year old man believec to be from the Buffalo Narrows district of northern Saskatch- ewan was dead on arrival al Lethbridge Municipal Hospital Damage In Collision An intersection collision at 5th Ave. and 14th St. S. Satur- day afternoon damage resulted to vehicles driven by Clifford Edw a r d Dobson of 631 14th St. S. and Kenneth Babick of 509 18th St. Mr. Dobson was treated at 3t. Michael's General Hospital 'or whiplash and later re- eased. TEXTILE WORKERS Two students experienced in extiles and clothing work are The brief prepared by Wil- available for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre student placement div- ision in Lethbridge. the Dallas Hotel. Apparently the man was try- ing to gain entry to the hotel by the rear fire escape and fell from the second-storey level. The man had apparently been drinking and had earlier Satur- day evening been ejected from the foyer of the hotel. No name has been released pending notification of next of kin. A 31-year-old-woman, Doro- thy Blair, was believed to be pronounced dead on arrival at St. Michael's General Hospital, after being taken there by am- bulance from 618 5th St. "S., at about 10 a.m. Monday. It is not known whether in- quests will be held. ma Winter of the University o Lethbridge, is to go before city council tonight for approval. If the brief is approved, a fur Iher application will be pro- pared for submission to the Ca- nadian Amateur Sports Federa- tion, which will pick the hosl city in Alberta for the games. CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. JBLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BtDG. Open Evenings by Appoinlmenl PHONE 327-2822 SAVE S 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE IHSTAUATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT [INUTE UFFUEFI INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6lh Avenuo South Army, Navy and Air Force 34 IN THE CLUBROOMS Tuesday, June 16 JACKPOT Blackout in 57 Nos. For Members and Their Guests! 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