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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Juno 18, 1970. NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS Jack Lakie, far right, president of the Bullock, Irma Biclcman, Ron Peterson, Art Hunt, Blam Cox Maurice lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, welcomes new members at the cham- Trockstad and Dorsey Asplund. The Lethbridge Chamber has about 4JU ber's Wednesday dinner meeting. New members left to right are: Eugene business memberships and about 625 individual members The IJ new Modrzejewski, Alphonse Quint, Harry Piekema, Bob Neville members comprises the greatest number ever received by the chamber in Downs, and Marvin Kirchner. Other new members not present are Kay any one Would-be artists in Leth- aridge and district are invited to participate in painting the floor cf the Youth-a-Rama building at the Exhibition grounds June 21 and 28. Outlining the plans for the Youth Paint-In, Ion Murray, Lethbridge youth exhibition Mail Service R esiunes Postal workers in Lethbridge are back on the job today after a 24-hour walkout which ended at this morning. Officials at the post office said it will take two days to clear away a backlog of mail and return the service to nor- mal. The strike was part of a se- ries of rotating strikes in post offices across Canada, in pro- test against the lack of agree- ment on a new contract be- tween the federal government and the Unions. Council of Postal board chairman, said paint will be supplied in four or five colors -and all that is needed is your own paint brush. The doors of the Youth-a- Hama building will be open both Sundays at 1 p.m. for reg- istration and allocation of space. Last year the floor was divided into square patterns, but this year, to add flavor, the floor will be composite of circular spaces. Prizes will be awarded for the best painted areas. An- nouncement of winners will be priar to Whoop-Up Days with judging by local professional artists. Committee members in charge of the paint-in are AIM Caiman, Sharon West and Doug Hudson, all members of the Youth Exhibition Board. LABORATORY ASSISTANTS Six students experienced as laboratory assistants are avail- able for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre student placement division in Lethbridge. Favors Subdivision For Multi-Family, Units The Municipal Planning Com mission Wednesday gave ap- proval in principal to the sub division of acres for eigh multi-family dwelling lots an two apartments sites. The land is in southeast Lett bridge, immediately south o 20th Ave. S. and west of 35t St. Approval of the subdivision is on the condition that the de veloper apply for re-zoning t allow the multi-family units. Some problems were antici pated by the commission be- cause the plans' for a proposet development did not entirel) conform to city standards. It was mentioned, however that the developer may applj for funds under the new fed eral scheme to aid low-cos ownership housing. If the project were approver, by the provincial government which must give the go aheat to ea.cn development, there is i possibility building standard would be waived. Such a move is possible under the federa plan. Mayor Andy Anderson am Alderman C. W. Chichester me In Tho Down Position KOOL LITE ALUMINUM AWNINGS "THE RIVIERA" This precision engineered awning may be folded lo any desired angle for sun protection. When fully folded the "Riviera" has the effect of disappearing. We proudly pre- sent the "Riviera" the awning that is there when you need it. In Th? Up Position IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE AND VALUE OF YOUR HOME CONTACT PROGRESSIVE ROOFING AWNINGS 330 27lh STREET S. AFTER HOURS PHONE 327-3882 PHONE 327.6679 last week with Robert Andras, the minister of housing, who his approval for the plan being implemented in Leth- bridgs. The city is now waiting for approval from the provincial government. Under the plan, private de- velopers make application for funds which are to be available at an interest rate of 5% per cent. In other business, the com- mission recommended that the youth advisory committee with- draw its application for a per- mit to develop a building at 1001 2nd Ave. S. as a youth hostel. The committee was told It would have to delay the open- ing of the hostel at least two weeks while the city went through the process of advertis- ing the use of the building as a hostel, which would not con- form to current zoning for the area. The only alternative, the committee was told, would be to simply transfer the present rooming house licence held by the owner to the committee. This would mean the building could not be used for any pub- lic functions. A spokesman for the commit- tee said 'hey had been through several months of frustration in getting, the project off the ground and they would prefer to open as a rooming house rather than wait the two weeks. Application may be made later this summer for a hostel operation which would allow Danggas for permission to use a building at 1101A 4th Ave. S. as a tuck shop was approved. Mr. Danggas said his wife plans to sell magazines, candy and miscellaneous items in the shop, now occupied by Altasan Realty. Jury Rules On Highway Deaths Car Out Of Control A coroner's jury in Loth- bride today ruled the May 21 deaths of William David Hum- phrey, 50, of Nobk'ford and Florence Firby, 67, of Winnipeg were caused by multiple chest and head injuries as a result of a two-car head on collision. The accident occurred Highway 3, one-half mile east of Coalhurst. The jury also ruled the Fir- by car went out of control, en- tering the oppssite lane, collid- ing head on with the Humphrey vehicle. An eye-witness to the acci- dent said the Firby car came over a small hill, swerving on the shoulder of the road. When the car approached the Hum- phrey vehicle it veered back from the shoulder of the road directly into the path of the other car. The witness said Mr. Hum- phrey had no chance to swerve out of the way of the oncom- ing vehicle. The coroner's jury recom- mended road shoulders be in- spected periodically and if ne- cessary be built up to the level of the travelled portion. The jury also recommended hat whenever available, seat belts should be used. Apparent- the Firby vehicle had seat belts but they were not in use at the time of the accident. Those killed were Hie sole oc- cupants of the cars involved. Mayor Talks With Strom Mayor Andy Anderson is in Edmonton today for a continua- tion of discussions in the urban life study called by P r e m i e r Harry Strom. Mayors from all 10 Alberta cities have been invited to the one-day conference in Govern- ment House, Mayor Anderson may also at- tempt to set a date for a meet- ing with Ray Speaker, minister of social development, on the status of the proposed day-care centre in SouthminGter Church. A meeting has been tenta- tively arranged for the end of the month. HOSPITAL ASSISTANTS Twelve students experienced as hospital aides are available for summer jobs through the Canada Manpower Centre stu- dent placement division in Leth- bridge. ORDAINED Rev. Don Postcrslti, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Postcrski ot Lethbridge, was ordained re- cently in tlic Church of the Nazarene at Red Deer. Mr. Posterski, currently pastor ol Parkallcn Nazarcne Church in Edmonton, received his bachelor of theology in Win- nipeg, his master of arts in theology in Illinois, and studied counselling and guid- ance at the University ol Missouri. Tollestrup Gets Contract Tollestrup Construction Com- pany Ltd. has been awarded a contract to hardsurface four- and-one-half miles .of road east of Noblelord. The contract, extended by the County of Lethbridge, drew a bid of from Tolle- strup, who expect to have the stretch completed by the end of July, 1970. public functions. An application by Chris Head Start To Continue At St. Pat's board member Ed Schill to tile Lethbridge Head Start pro- ject centre for another year. The L e t h b r i d ge separate sciool board Wednesday ap- proved u s e by Head Start of one classroom in the schcd, as it has for the past year. Head Start is a non-denom- irjaiti'onal pre-schcol education project for five-year old chil- dren who because of special circumstances would not have the same experience and train- ing as other children when they entered Grade 1. The separate school board also gave approval in principle to a tuition agreement with the Raymond Catholic Separate School District, to take all Ray- mond separate school students into the Lethbridge system. Raymond has only 42 stu- dents attending separate school from Grade 1 to Grade 12, and the Sacred Heart School there will close permanently at the end of the current school year. The 42 students will be bused to Lethbridge separate schools this fall under the agreement, and there is some possibility that a few more students will Blood Indian Band To Join ORRPC Arrangements are nearly completed for membership by the Blood Indian band in the Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Commission. The commission received a letter from Ed Fox, band man- ager, stating that the depart- ment of Indian affairs has agreed to pay the 60 per cent of the fees normally subsidized >y the provincial government. The last major obstacle bar- ring band membership Has ,hus been overcome. Only de- :ails remian to be worked out. Erwin Adder-ley, ORRPC ex- ecutive director will meet with he band cxecuive to work out inal arrangements' and a res- ilution for membership will be presented at the next meeting. Membership negotiations are ilso underway with the town if Claresholm. Formally admitted to the commission Wednesday was ha town of Magrath. New members last year were 'ort Macleod, Milk River and he County of Vulcan. These are listed in the annual eport submitted by Mr. Adder- cy. The report will be dis- usscd at the next commission meeting. Mr. Addcrley, in his report, wints out several projects :ompleted in 1969. One was preparation of a program to accommodate the irbanization of lands west of he river in Lethbridge. A feasibility report and de- aiied subdivision plans for a ommunity of were in- ludcd in this program. Another n-.ajor undertaking ras an urban renewal study or tte Crowsnest Pass area, lost of the work on the study ad been completed at the ear's end. On-going projects during the ear included a preliminary re- gional plan and1 revision of gen- eral plans. Mr. Adderley also notes in his report a change in attitude toward planning within the past year. More time is being spent at commission meetings on planning policy, rather than specific problems. The commission also ap- proved the attendance of Mr. Adderley at tie annual confer- ence of the Town Planning In- stitute of Canada in Edmonton next month. Yet to be settled are the grants and other financia transfer arrangements betweer the Lethbridge and Raymond boards, but officials see ro problems. The board also decided its old offices on the Catholic Central High School campus will become the district's religion centre, for use particularly by ecus. Trustees decided it would be impractical to allow the Lethbridge Home and School Council to ask One question of the board at each of its meetings, as the council requested, but reaffirmed its interest in any group or individual submitting a request to be heard in time for inclusion on monthly agendas. Trustees also thought it might be possible to the form of city council's "town ball" meetings, where anyone could at that meeting question the beard on any matter. The board approved number Wednesday evening. Mr. Schill, a city insurance adjustor, replaces Dr. W. J. Cranley, who resigned earner in ths year. dates for the 1970 fall and 1071 spring semesters that are the same as those approved by the public school board so school will start Aug. 24 for teachers and Aug. 25 for students throughout Lethbridge. Trustees welcomed PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 SUMMER SCHOOL IN Outdoor Recreation -OR and CE 225 and Field Ecology -OR and CE 248 These courses will provide practical training In Recreation and Ecology by taking the student on a sixteen day camping trip into the Rockies of Alberta and Montana. Included will be a six to eight day wilderness pack horse trip. Camp experience will include recreational skills and environmental studies. DATES! Section July 3rd to July 18th inc. Section 20th to August 4th inc. Section C-August 6th to August 22nd inc. REGISTRATIONS In each section will be limited to a maximum of 20 persons. FEES: Each 16 day exprience includes all supplies, food, equipment1 and horses. Registrants are to supply clothing and other personal items. Transportation is available to the camp. TUITION: For further information ond applications writs or telephont School of Continuing Education LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Telephone 327-2141 exl. HEAVY BODIED OR PENETRATING MOORWOOD EXTERIOR STAIN Idea! for new lumber or Rough Siding Covers in one coat Will not peel Regular Q CC Gallon NOW BUY 3 oeN" FREE EXTERIOR SPECIAL WHITE HOUSE PAINT GALLON BOILED UNSEED OIL GALLON FREDDIE'S PAINT (western) LTD. 816 3rd Ave. S. Phone Don't Miss This Special Series Of! EVANGELISTIC SERVICES JUNE 14th-21st GUEST SPEAKER Today and Friday SUSIE BAWDEN SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 9th Ave. and 12th St. 5. 7.30 Each Evening Congregational Singing Simple Bible Lessons t No Collections Saturday and Sunday CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. S. Saturday Evening 7.30 Sunday, 11 a.m., 6 p.m.. Question Period Following Each Lesson "LOUIS W. GARRETT, EVAN. OF TAMPA, FLA. EVERYONE WELCOME ;