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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE The Ledibridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, June 16, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 18 J Jrjlana s A. E. CROSS WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN Crops Thrive In Rains Crop outlooks are bright in most parts of Alberta accord- ing to department of agricul- ture officials, following lieavy recent rains. Alberta Wheat Pool crop re- ports showed wheat, oats and barley were clown two per- centage points in condition from the preuous week while flaxseed was down six points, rye was down four and rape- seed down one. Wheat growth was reported to have been slow, as stalks av- eraged four indies in height compared to five inches last year for the same period. Meanwhile the forecast calls for continuation in the cloudy periods and scattered ehowers. Lethbridge received .45 of an inch of precipitation overnight Monday. This swells the total at Lethbridge in the three-day rains to 2.35 inches. The high temperature at Lethbridge Tuesday should be about 65 degrees with an over- night reading of 50 degrees. Taber received .47 of an inch of rain overnight Monday. Nursing Home For Brooks Tenders will close June 25 for construction of a 50 bed nursing home in Brooks. Nicholas Kashuba, secretary of the Brooks-Newell nursing home district No. 11, says con- struction will likely get under- way early in July if an accept- ably bid is received. Estimated cost of the home and the necessary furnishings and equipment is Mr. Kashuba says it should be completed within eight months of the start of construc- tion. R. AKROYD PLUMBING-HEATING GASFITT1NG LTD. S634 21st Ave. S. for New Installations and Alterations PHONE 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES SEAN MCGEORGE, JEREMY ETHERINGTON, REID SEIEERT, L-R, CLEAN CENTRE Youth Aid Centre The Lethbridge Youth A i Centre is fast becoming a re- ality in its 1001 2nd Ave. S, location. Brian Shawjand Brian Blind- ley, co-directors of the centre announced Monday that final terms of the lease are being discussed with the owner Mrs. Madeliene Soderstrom. RESIDENTIAL COOLING SYSTEMS CHARLTON HILL LTD. T262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 KIRK'S TRI RETREADS CAN GIVE YOU THE WEAR AND SAFETY OF BRAND NEW TIRES AT A FRACTION OF THE COST! Let Kirk's The Tire Experts Install Their Brand New TIGER TREAD 1 RETREAD on your car or truck and enjoy peace of mind for the summer days ahead. A brand new wide tread design that offers the ulti- a low price tire fea- turing a better bond and splice free construction that can only be four in the Orbit read Trl Retread Process, Come in and let us explain the many ad- vantages of this great new addition to the Kirk Tire familyl Size 6.50x13, Exchange 12 .95 YOU CAN BE SURE OUR RETREADS ARE MADE TO THE HIGHEST INDUSTRY STANDARDS Retreads are a sensible alternative to a hlflh priced premium or first line new tire they can be safely used for all normal drivingl Your UNIROYAL Dealer KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. LETHBRIDGE-I621 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-5985 TABER-6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C.-Phone 423-7746 Although the three storey house will not be completely vacant until July 1, the re- mainder is available immedi- ately. There are nine suites in the house. A clean up crew of ap- proximately 15 youths were busy scrubbing, hauling and scraping ihe now-vacant sec- tion of the house Monday eve- ning. Once the lease is signed tiie hostel will be open for tran- sients as soon as it can be furnished. The centre which is to be called Odyssey House will pro- vide counselling, facilities for local youth, as wen as a hostel fof transients. Directors of the centre are making a special appeal Li Lethbridge citizens for any do nations including furniture 'dishes, blankets, rugs. An. items may be left in the wes entrance of the house. Members of the prograrr committee for the centre in elude: Molly Mitchell, Lelli bridge branch of the Canadian Mental Health Associati o n Bob Gall, school psychologist Kay Jensen, Lethbridge branch of the preventive social ser- vices, Peter Marshall A Brewer, of Citizens7 Night At Council Meeting Former Alderman Asks Caution In Public Use Of City Property By HERB JOHNSON Cily Hall Jicportcr Cliff Black, former by would be considered budget committee. Council also heard citizen city i representations on noise prob- alderman, expressed concern j icms from businesses located to city council last night, that i adjacent la residential areas, a report of a dance held in the I the1 transit system and the Civic Sports Centre April had never been made public. Mr. Black, one of five per- sons appearing before council during a citizens' session, said it was his understanding the report was being kept from the public because it might upset loo many parents. He said the dance was a dis- grace to the city and described the height of plant material at In- tersections. Alderman Jim Anderson ex- pressed concern that submis- sions made at the town meet- several incidents he observed during the evening. One boy, no more than 15 years old, was [po "stoned" to realize his fingers were being burned by a cigarette butt, he said. He used the word ing be followed up and dealt with. If they are not given proper consideration, he said, there is likelihood that local citizens will lose interest in appearing before council ami a useful means of com- munication with the public will be lost. Police Commission Favored City council Monday decided to advise Attorney General Edgar Gerhart of its interest in the possible formation of a pro- vincial police commission. It will also seek guidance on the matter of what form this interest should take at the present time. In addition, it authorized Alderman Jim An- derson to expand his critique of the Maxted report into he said, to indicate that the positi0n paper on the establish- boy had probably been taking j ment of sucn a commission j ...ii.-_ .1- j .-i i FAMILY SHOPPING CENTRE 516 3rd Avenue South (Next to Bank of Montreal) WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY WEDNESDAY in preparation for their GIGANTIC MID-SUMMER SELL-OUT SALE STARTING THURSDAY MORNING 9 a.m. Sharp! See Our Big Ad in Wednesday's Paper STOP IN OR CALL McCREADY-BAINES FOR Fathers Day We have a great of gift items any dad would bo happy to receive on FATHER'S DAYI PliiliShave Razorj Camera! and Accessories Shaving Accessories Leather Billfold! Colognes-Talcum lotion Tlmex Writ! Wolchti (Including tfoctrie) Travel Cases (for shoving gear) Ceutti Hallmark Fafher'l Day Cnrdi Gift by Old Spit., Jade East, Russian Leather, Black Belt, Hai Karate. McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., lethbridge CALL 327-3555 FOR FREE HOME DELIVERY Also Operating Waterton Pharmacy Located in Waterton Lakes National Park drugs, rather than drinking. Mr. Black said he was con- cerned about the use of city property for such functions and requested that the report be made public. A copy of the report, which lad been submitted to council as confidential, was found anc read. Names of persons volved were deleted. Included was the police jort, which staled that a dis- .urbancc at the dance was in- vestigated and that beer bol- ;les were in evidence on the larking lot. It was also the opinion of the officer that some drug use look place at the dance. There was also mention made of suggestive material used during the course of the dance by the leader of the band, which was from Calgary. Mr. Black pointed to recent instances of arrests in Leth- bridge as evidence of a drug problem in the city and asked council to give attention to the use of city facilities for events at which drag abuses might occur. Terry Bland quest i o n e d council on the reasons for its turning down of a request for a grant by the Canadian Mental Health Association. He recounted the history ol the report on psychiatric facili- ties prepared by Dr. David Blair .of Calgary, noting that council had gone on record a: supporting the briefs from Lethbridge. "How is council guided in making decisions of this he asked. He was appalled, he said, by the fact that council had re- jected the request, pointing out that the CMHA does a fantas- tic job and is the only group actively engaged in mental health The city had also lost an op- portunity to indicate to the pro- vincial government its concern Tor improved psychiatric care, be said. Mr. Bland was later assured that if a request for reconsid- eration 'Of the decision were lo re received from the CMHA it present it to council. Formation of a provincial police commission is recom- mended in the report prepared by Harry Maxted, retired HCMP assistant commissioner. According to the report "much can be done in the field of selection and training and in determining the requirements for adequate policing." The report states much can be done to improve the effici- ency of many of the smaller municipal departments. In his critique, Aid. Ander- son said he did not disagree with the concept of a provincial commission, but the report is "dangerous nonsense" as a ra- tionale for the establishment of such a commission. He noted the report's "bias and prejudice" and the apparent Firehall May Go To Calgary Alderman Steve Kotch will j investigate the possibility of Heritage Park in Calgary moving the old No. 2 fire hall to that city. Aid. Kotch withdrew a mo- tion at Monday's meeting of city council that the city in- vestigate the possibility of raising the money required to have it moved to a site opposite the Sicks' Brewery Gardens. City Manager Tom Ferguson told council the original esti- mate of for moving the building would nil include about for preparation of a new site. At this point Aid. Kotch asked to withdraw his motion. The old fire hall, on 13th St. N. is to be removed from its present site by July 15. desire to eliminate control of police operations. W. E. Huckvale, speaking for the Lethbridge Police Commis- sion, also noted the need for Henderson Pool Reopens The Henderson Lake pool will re-open today, after being closed for repairs. A spokesman for the parks and recreation department says problems with the water circula- tion system have been cleared up. The pool will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for public swimming, Monday through Friday. Saturday hours will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The first session of children's morning swim lessons, shifted to the YMCA pool when the Henderson pool trouble devel- oped, pool. (lie municipalities to maintain control over their own police forces, especially the larger centres. Mr. Iluckvale, in reply to questions by Aid. Vera Fergu- son, said the recommendations in the Maxted report would have some desirable results, notably the uniformity of standards in police training throughout the province. He suggested to council that (he city ask to review any leg- islation that might be forth- coming on the matter. will continue at the Y Jail Term For Assault A Halifax man, Francis Mar- tell, 23, was sentenced to 35 days imprisonment when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Monday to a charge of assaulting a police officer. He was also fined and costs or 15 days in jail when he pleaded guilty to causing a disturbance in a public place. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. 5. Ph. 327-5454 JUNE SHOPPING BRIDAL CHAPEL Everything for the Summer brides. Come in and select your requirements. TIME TO STOCK UP FOR SUMMER CAMPS Paper, Paints, Scissors, Cups and Plates. WINE CELLAR Everything's Brewing, Drop in for your requirements. VISITORS AND TOURISTS Take home memcntoi 0 POST CARDS PENNANTS, etc. etc. THURSDAY NIGHT SHOPPING "Keep Iho Southern Habit" In Ihu 7th SI. Shopping Mall PHONE 328-2301 CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment ___PHONE 327-2822 Visit the PASTRY SHOP DECORATED CAKES FOR ANY SPECIAL OCCASION if BIRTHDAY if WEDDING if ANNIVERSARY, etc. Mrs. Lil Scheirmon, our Manageress will be pleased to discuss and assist you with any pastry requirements when entertaining guests. Size W x 10" -Random lengths 6 ft. lo 20 ft. Smooth on one side, rough sawn on ihe other side. Visit the COLONEL! TAKE HOME Kentucky Fried Chicken Potato Salad Cole Slaw Macaroni Salad SVEN ERICKSFN'S FINE FOODS i PASTRY SHOP Corner Mayor Magrath Drive, 3rd Avenue South Phono 328-8161 1705 Mayor Magrath Drivo Phono 328-7751 SPECIAL Per M Bd. Feet This siding Is suitable for finishing tha exterior of any building very economically, can be painted or stain- ed to any desired color. LUMBER CO. LTD, "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925" Cor. 2nd Avs. and 13th St. S. Phono 328-3301 ;