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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Dateline Alberta Gov't 'called our bluff EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta All Girls Drum and Bugle Band tried to shame the federal government into providing financial assistance for a trip to the World Cup soccer finals, but the govern- ment "called our band director Robert Nagel said Thursday night. He told a sendoff crowd hours before the scheduled departure for Germany that the band will not represent the government of Canada during its performance at the soccer finals in Munich July 7. "On principle, we must stick by our Mr. Nagel said, "but what all of us in the band want to assure you is that, although on principle, we won't be carrying the flag as part of our show, we will as always be carrying it in our hearts and proudly. Flooding river holds CANMORE (CP) The Bow River was holding steady at about six feet above normal Thursday night as volunteers continued to sandbag weak sections of dikes that have been thrown up to hold back flood waters. "The biggest crisis is over for a foreman with the town public works depart- ment said. But he cautioned that rain would create a new flood threat. More than 90 per cent of the homes in this town of 65 miles west of Calgary, have flooded basements. Flooding began earlier this week when run-off from the Rocky Moun- tains swelled water levels in the river. Crop plan ends July 2 EDMONTON (CP) Alberta farmers who plan to seek compensation under the provincial government's adverse weather damage compensation program must file their applications by July 2, the agriculture department announced Thursday. The program covers cereal, oilseed and forage seed crops that were damaged by snow, floods, mice, waterfowl and wildlife. The maximum com- pensation per farmer is Mortgage fund raised EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Housing Corp. an- nounced Thursday that it will increase by million the amount of money available in 1974-75 for mortgage funds. The amount available will be increased to million from million Also announced was an in- crease effective immediately in the maximum interest rate to 11 per cent from 10 per cent. Interest rates will con- tinue to be scaled to income levels. Dave Russell, cabinet minister responsible for the corporation, said the increase in mortgage funds "will allow the corporation to assist more Albertans in obtaining their own homes." GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......74 54 Pincher Creek 67 54 Medicine Hat 77 55 Edmonton ......65 42 .20 Banff...........63 43 .27 Calgary.........71 41 Victoria .......63 45 Penticton.......76 51 .02 Prince George 68 39 .08 Kamloops.......71 47 Vancouver......64 48 .06 Saskatoon.......70 51 Regina.........83 54 Winnipeg......90 59 Toronto......'... 70 48 Ottawa.........73 53 Montreal .......73 51 St. John's.......43 39 .01 Halifax.........65 48 Charlottetown 63 48 Fredericton.....74 47 Chicago ........81 59 New York......63 58 .02 Miami..........90 78 Los Angeles ___96 66 Las Vegas..... 110 82 Phoenix 114 87 Honolulu........86 70 Athens .........81 66 Rome..........86 66 Paris..........68 54 London.........59 52 Berlin..........64 50 Amsterdam.....57 55 Moscow ........77 61 Stockholm......64 55 Tokyo..........70 64 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary, Medicine Hat Regions Mainly sunny today and tomorrow. Brisk westerly winds. Highs today 70 Lows tonight 45 to 50. Highs tomorrow 75 to 80. Columbia, Kootenay Today, cloudy with sunny periods. Occasional showers. Highs today 65 to 70. Lows tonight mid 40s. Saturday, sunny with cloudy periods. .Highs 75 to 80. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly sunny today and Saturday. Windy at times especially east slopes. Highs mostly 80s today and 75 to 85 Saturday. Lows" tonight 45 to 55. West of Continental Divide Partly sunny today and Saturday. Highs both days 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40 to 50. WATER SYSTEMS Deep or Shallow Well Pressure Systems. purpose 2 centrifugal pumps pumps -Sump pumps Pumps For the right pump and the right price see Doug Irwin at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway, Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Ports of entry: opening and closing times: Carway 7 am. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts open 24 hours. Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgale open 24 hours; Porthiil-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.; Wild Horse7 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Times in Mountain Daylight Time.) Presents colors Her majesty the Queen Mother presents the new Queen's colors to the Black Watch Regiment in Mon- treal, Thursday. Behind the Queen Mother is Col. J. G. Bourne the honorary colonel. Alcoholic's spouse part of treatment EDMONTON (CP) The love between a husband and wife which has been replaced by resentment and mistrust due to the problems of alcoholism can be recovered, says Angus Campbell, supervisor of an alcoholism center in Saskatoon. Mr. Campbell was speaking in an interview during the conference of the Canadian Foundation of Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies in Edmonton. He said recovery from alcoholism to sobriety has increased 30 to 40 per cent in the last three years at the Calder Center, since a new program where the alcoholic and his or her non alcoholic spouse took treatment together. "After 10 to 15 years of drinking their communication is low and if there is any at all, as a rule it is very he explained. During a 28 day live in program the alcoholic's spouse is asked to spend at least a week in joint treatment. "It's a very moving thing.. a lot of these people haven't professed their love to each other since their courting days." "They'll live together for years and never tell each other how they feel. It's pretty unbelievable." Mr. Campbell said an attempt is made through counselling, group activity and couple therapy to teach the alcoholic and his spouse new ways to communicate with each other. "The recovery rate has definitely gone up because the spouse is he said. "The emotional scars are pretty deep and we teach them new ways to communicate." Often the spouse realizes he or she too has problems which have only aggravated the alcoholic's condition and added to family problems. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH DtnUI Mechanic Ctpttot Fumtturt BMg. PHONE: 328-7684 Taber cablevision license sought by two companies CALGARY (CP) Full cablevision services, including facilities for local programming, were promised Thursday by two companies bidding for a license to serve Taber, Alta. Competing for a cablevision license for the town 30 miles east of Lethbridge are Cablevision Lethbridge Ltd. and Taber Cable Television Ltd. Both companies told the Canadian Radio-Television Commission that they plan to own and control their cable systems. Cablevision Lethbridge, owned 75 per cent by Agra Industries Ltd. and 25 per cent by Selkirk Holdings Ltd., has been serving Lethbridge since 1963. Taber Cable Television is owned 35 per cent by Paar Industrial Electronics Ltd. of Calgary, 30 per cent by Jasper Cable Contractors Ltd. of- Edmonton, 17 per cent by Tom McLaren of Coalhurst, Alta., eight per cent by Kenneth Greentree of Edmonton, five per cent by the Taber Times and five per cent by Ross Gibb of Taber. Both companies propose to carry two Canadian television stations, CJOC-TV, the CBC affiliate, and CFCN-TV-5, the CTV affiliate, in Lethbridge. Both propose two American channels, K78AH and K72AM, rebroadcast from East Butte, Mont. Other identical features are three channels for local originations and CHEC-FM Radio, Lethbridge. In addition, Cablevision Lethbridge proposes to add CHAT-TV Medicine Hat and two channels for background music, while Taber Cable Television proposes CHEC and CJOC AM radios, Lethbridge. Doug Robinson, Cablevision Lethbridge general manager, said his company proposes a complete underground cable system for Taber. The cost is higher, but it "will be more service free, especially in our high-wind area To offset the higher cost of buried cable, Cablevision Lethbridge is proposing a higher installation fee, compared to for Taber Cable Television, which is proposing an aerial system. Proposed monthly fees are for Cablevision Lethbridge and for Taber Cable Television. Mr Greentree, who is general manager of Jasper Cable and president of Taber Cable Television, said if his company's application is successful, he will move to Taber to be tne resident manager. He said Cablevision Lethbridge "is enjoying a monopoly situation" in the area and if it is granted the license, it would be difficult for independent operators to set up cablevision services in the smaller centres of Southern Alberta. Mr. Robinson said the application for the Taber license is in line with his company's plan to provide service to communities surrounding Lethbridge. He said Cablevision Lethbridge has applied for licenses for Coaldale and Hardieville. Crowsnest TV applications heard CALGARY (CP) Two applications for a cablevision license to serve the Crowsnest area in southwestern Alberta were heard by the Canadian Radio Television Commission Thursday. Both applicants represent British Columbia interests and companies yet to be incorporated. W. J. Gillespie, president of Kootenay Enterprises Ltd. and Fernie Television Ltd., operators of cablevision systems in Kimberley and Sparwood Natal respectively, said his group has been active on the B.C. side of the border for many years. Mr. Gillespie's company proposes to serve Blairmore, Coleman, Bellevue, Hillcrest, Frank and surrounding areas on the Alberta side of the border. The other application is from a ranching interest in Fernie, represented by Clarence Smith, a telecommunications engineer with B.C. Telephone. Mr. Smith's group proposes to serve Blairmore and Coleman, the larger of the Crowsnest communities. He said if the application is successful, his company plans to extend service to the smaller communities. Mr. Smith's company proposes four television channels CJOC-TV Lethbridge, a 'CBC affiliate, CFCN-TV Calgary, a CTV affiliate; and KXLY-TV and KSPS-TV, Spokane, Wash. Mr. Gillespie proposes 16 channels, six for television including four identical channels proposed by Mr. Smith plus KREM-TV and KHQ-TV 'Spokane, two channels for local programming, and eight radio channels CJPR Blairmore. CJAT-FM Trail. B.C., CHEC- FM Lethbridge, and KREM- FM, KDNC-FM, KHQ-FM, KXLY-FM and KCFA-FM, all of Spokane. Commission counsel Chris Johnson noted that Mr. Gillespie's application proposes much more channels but reminded him that the commission does not wish to see a Canadian licensee carry too many American channels. Gillespie said he is proposing more than required. Proposed fees are for installation and monthly for Mr Gillespie's company, and fdr installation and monthly for the other applicant. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE Killer dogs face death CALGARY (CP) District' Court Judge Henry Row- botham dismissed an appeal Thursday of a "lower court decision that ordered three Greyhound dogs accused of killing a cocker spaniel to be destroyed. "Drastic as it appears, it will serve as a blunt warning to other dog owners to keep their animals under proper the judge told dog owner Leo Therrien. Mr. Therrien's lawyer, Harvey Korman, said the decision may be appealed to the Alberta Supreme Court. Mr. Korman said the appeal SAND gravel ASPHALT [TOLLESTRUPJ SANDandGRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. i PHONE 321-8196 was based on the question of the identification of the dogs who killed the cocker spaniel and injured its owner, Ray Hodgkinson. DR. WILLIAM PETRUNIK CHIROPRACTOR Wishes to announce the opening of his Chiropractic Practice associated with DR. C. D. 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