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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta ara still a number of SUMMER AND FALL CHARTER PLIGHTS Still Available Call us Now. Far information and travel ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Contro Villago Mall Phont 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, June 28, 1973 PAGES 13 TO 24 IHHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. lowtr Lovol 7th Street Shopping Mall Uthbridgo, Albtrta Phono (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES The inspector and his men Part of Lethbridge's history came alive Wednesday afternoon outside City Hall. The Citizen's Committee for the North West Mounted Police Gun Crew of 1873 pre- sented two muzzle-loading replica cannons to the 20th Independent Field Battery Royal Canadian Artillery. The modern army represented the Royal Artillery of that time. Pictured here are the men of the cjun crew in NWMP parade uniforms of the 1873-75 era. Elected by the crew to commanding officer was Frank Smith given the rank of Sub-Inspector, equivalent today to a captain's grade. Second in command was Chief Constable Don Jarvis (centred Most offices closed Monday for Canada Day Concrete contract bids for Sportsplex too high Fund projection okay with schools Three bids submitted Wed- nesday on the reifcreed con- crete contract for the Sports- plex were all considered too high and rejected- by the Sportsplex Development Com- mittee. Committee chairman Aid. Vaughan Hembroff said the matter is now in the hands of the project consultants who will carry out discussions with the three bidders _in an at- tempt to get a price the com- mittee cam accept. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Scfiwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. 328-4095 Let the Wedding Specialists at FRACHE'S Assist you with all your FLORAL REQUIREMENTS (at prices to fit your budget) FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th St. S. Phone 327-5747 The bids were higher than anticipated by some amount, be said, but declined to re- veal what they were or how much over they came in. Aid. Hembroff said the million project is a little ahead of schedule at the moment. Con- crete pouring is scheduled for August. Accused trafficker to be tried A preliminary hearing in provincial court Wednesday produced sufficient evidence to send a 21 year old Lethbridge man to trial on a charge of trafficking in mar- ijuana. Brian Gregory Atkinson, 207 Garden Villa Apartments, was charged Dec. 31, 1972. tht fcRT STUDIO ON FICTU flVENUE ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 710-5 AVE S lETHRRIDCE-AiTA HEINO DEEKEN Manager Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE TEMPO'S WESTWINOS DINING ROOM to p.m. MO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for Reservations FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am. to 2p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8 p.m. (special children's) menu Officials of the two Leth- bridge school systems say they are not worried about a three-year funding plan an- nounced earlier this year by Education Minister Lou Hyndman. Alberta trustees have bsen asked to project their bud- get needs ahead three years, under the School Foundation Program Fund. Lethbridge separate board superintendsnt Ralph Himsl told The Herald today his department is now working on financial projections to 1975. "We don't mind a long range plan a Mr. Himsl said. Local public board superin- tendent Dr. 0. P. Laison said his office has already project- ed budgets for 1973 and 1974 but there may be some problem in 1975. Both boards hold two-year collective agreements with their teachers and other em- ployees. Those agreements expire Dec. 31, 1974. Dr. Larson said it is diffi- cult to calculate expenditures closely without? knowing what the 1975 contract demands will be. Mr. Himsl said his depart- ment will only be able to of- ASTRO REALTY LTD. Don't delay let us sell your home today PHONE 328-77748 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB ITD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 FOR YOUR FURS FURS RFMODEIIH61 INSURED PUR STORAGE fer a contract based on funds available under the three-year projection. From Edmonton, Mr. Hynd- man told The Herald there should be little concern about grants decreasing in the next three years. "In fact, the amount bud- gstted for 1973 for the instruc- tional portion alone is million, approximately million more than last year. "If grants under other sec- tions and new project funds are included, the total in- crease in 1973 is more than Mr. Hyndman said. Despite the elementary de- creases anticipated for the next few years, the total projected payments for in- struction would amount to milion for 1974 and million for 1975, he said. A government review of en- rolments indicates decreases of approximately pupils each yesr at elementary lev- els from in 1972 to in 1975. Junior high enrolments were expected to increase slightly frcm to Senior high enrolments were expected to increase mod- Broken neck caused death An inquest Wednesday into the death of a 66 year old Broxburn district man deter- mined the man died of a broken neck sustained in a May 27 traffic accident. Steve Chaby, Sr., was klil- ed in a two vehicle collision at a district intersection, three miles north of Highway 3 at Broxburn. The other vehicle involved in the accident was driven by Ronald Dueck, 18, also of the Broxburn district, just east of Lethbridge. The jury did not make a recommendation. erately from in 1972, to in 1975. Total enrolments were ex- pected to drop from in 1972 to in 1975. The total enrolment is-ex- pected to decrease by approx- imately pupils or by one per cent each year over the three-year period from 1972 to 1975. The total grants for instruc- tion are expected to increase by million or by approx- imately seven per cent each year from 1972 to 1975. "The adjustment of school systems to decreasing and shifting enrolments is an area in which school boards will require decisive action and local priority-setting over the next few Mr. Hynd- man said. "With population shifts, some school boards will be affected more than others. But payments are projected to increase despite the lag- ging enrolments." "There is no basis in Tact for an allegation that govern- ment is decreasing grants to school he said. Water hauler cleared of assault charges A charge of assault against Fort Macleod water hauler Marvin Vandervalk was dis- missed by Provinrial Judge Laurie Levine in Fort Mac- leod Wednesday. Mr. Vandervalk had plead- ed not guilty to ths charge laid by 80-year-old Jane Whipple that he crushed her finger while cutting a chain which locked the Whipple water well shut. The Whipple water well dispute began March 31 when Mrs. Whippls barricad- ed the access road, prevent- ing as many as 100 families from taking water from the well. Provincial Judge Levine dismissed the case because the evidence given In court was conflicting. Mr. Vandervalk also faced a charge of trespassing on Mrs. Whipple's private prop- erty and provincial Judge Le- vine reserved judgement on the charge until July 6. A similar charge under the Petty Trespass Act against Herman Emmelkamp and John Zoeteman will be tried Sept. 12. With Canada Day falling on a Sunday this year, tire holiday will be observed July 2. This means a long week- end for most Lethbridge resi- dents. The court house, provincial judge's court and lawyers of- fices will be closed Monday, reopening Tuesday. Federal and provincial government offices will be closed Mon- day. Banks will remain open un- til 6 p.m. Friday and will be closed Saturday and Monday. Most city stores will be closed Monday, with the exception of a few smaller stores and con- fectioneries. City hall will be closed all day Monday, with the auto- matic secretary provid- ing emergency telephone numbers. Essential services such as fire, police, the pow- erhouse and water treat- ment plant will be main- tained. Doctors and dentists will not have office hours Mon- day. There will be no milk and bread deliveries Monday. Regular service will resume Tuesday. City buses will operate on the holiday schedule with one bus serving North Lethbridge and another serving the south part of the city. Buses will run hourly from p.m. to p.m. Time Air will operate on its Sunday schedule Monday. Greyhound Bus Lines will maintain its regular Monday schedule. The Herald will not publish Monday. At the Ftitz Sick Pool there- will be a noon swim for adults from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., and public swimming from 1 p.m. to p.m., and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Hours for public swimming at the Lions Pool are from 1 p.m. to p.m. and p.m. to 9 p.m. The Henderson Pool will be open for public swimming from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Both the YWCA and YMCA will be closed all day Monday. The Sir Alexander Gait Mu- seum will be operated by members of the Alberta His- torical Society from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All branches of the Leth- bridge Public Library will bt closed Monday. There will be no mail de- livery service Monday and the post office and sub post offices will not be open for wicket service. Special deliv- ery mail will be delivered and collections from the street letter boxes will be made on the Sunday schedule. College board filled Three Southern Alberta res- idents have been named gov- ernors of Lethbridge Com- munity College by Advanced Education Minister Jim Fos- ter. Appointed to the LOC board are Lethbridge accountant Dick Johnston, Dr. T. J. Walker of Fort Macleod and Mrs. R. C. Harrison a Coal- dale teacher. The appointments of Mr. Johnston and Dr. Walker are for three years. Mrs. Harri- son will complete a one-year board term. Also confirmed by the pro- provincial cabinet is the re- appointment of LCC instruc- tor Ken Riley as board facul- ty representative and the ap- pointment of Rob Gregg as student delegate. All positions take effect July 1. Remaining on the LCC board are chairman Bob Babki and Mrs. J. R. Gunn. 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Feeder chains ara also available now at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St. H., Phono 327-1571 UNIROYAL ZETA Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee M (MILES 75% MORE HAZARD 20% MORE CAR CONTROL' 12% MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE KIRK'S LfTHMIDGE _ lilt fed t. 327-59IS w t TABHt, ALTA. 4201 KMt 323-3441 HftNIE, B.C. Tire Saks ltd. ;