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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta There ore (till a number of SUMMER AND FAIL CHARTER PLIGHTS Still Available Call us New. For information and travel ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phono 328-3201 The UtWnridae Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, June 29, 1973 PAGES 13, TO 22 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD, Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 FILING CABINETS Grant program may aid packer's move The new provincial assist- anca program for agricultur- al industries faced with relo- cation due to environmental requirements appears to give impetus to a move by City Packers Ltd. Company president Merlin Adams was out of town and unavailabb for comment Thursday but according to Mayor Andy Anderson the move "looks like it will be- come a reality in the near future." The major said the envi- ronment department re'oca- tion grant program announce- ment Wednesday had been expected by city officials, some of whom had discussed the matter with Environ- ment Minister Bill when he and other cabinet ministers were here for the ?1CO a plate Progressive Con- servative dinner earlier this month. Under the program, indus- tries with an appraised plant value of less than million would be given grants of between 25 per cent and SO per cent of the cost of the existing plant, excluding land value. The program applies to such industries as rendering plants, packing plants and feed lots and is an attempt to keep an industry faced with mounting environmental standards operative and pro- viding jobs. Mayor Anderson said offi- cials are still working at find- ing a relocation site for the ear-old plant that will be suitable to both the owner and the environment department. He said this can and will bs realized very soon. Negotiations on a City Packers move have been under way for nearly a year- and-a-half and Mayor Ander- son termed it an ex- cellent three-way co-opera- tive effort City residents have pro- tested the smell from the plant at 43rd St. S. just east of the city limits for some time. The plant may also be eli- gible for a department of re- gional economic expansion grant if it relocates The mayor said he could also see the day when the stockyards are moved out of the city, although there is no schedule for such a move as yet Local trustees' pay 'adequate' A proposal to increase the salaries of school trustees at Medicine Hat has received no opposition from Lethbridge officials and even some support from the chairman of the city's separate board. Trustees at Medicine Hat hope to boost their honorar- ium to per year and per year for the board chairman Lethbridge public and sep- arate trustees receive Macleod historical group gets provincial grant The first of fiva grants for bs part of a program which Southern Alberta RCMP Cen- will include a musical ride and tennial projects will be pre- the conferring of honorary as- sented to the Fort Macleod His- sociation memberships, torical Association Sunday eve- The committee's cost shar- ning. ing grants cover a maximum Horst A. Schmid, minister of 50 per cent of the total cost culture, youth and recreation, of each project up to will present a cheque for Other projects planned for the 770 to the association to assist south are Fort Macleod Cen- in the construction of an ex- tennial homecoming events in hibition building inside the fort. 1974, Provincial Museum and The money comes from the Al- Aichives' establishment of Gar- meetings, berta-RCMP Century Celebra- rison Park on the outskirts of tions Committee. Fcrt Maclecd, the Cardston The grant presentation of Commerce's art exhibition of RCMP paintings and Provincial Museum and Archives' redevelopment of the RCMP setting at Wnting-On- StOIK. per year. The two board chairman earn per year. Public board chairman Dr. Dcug McPherson told The Herald there has been no suggestion that local fees be boosted "and it's not likely to come up in the fu- ture. "Probably the honorarium here is Dr. Mc- Pherson said. Separate board chairman John Boras agrees, but claims trustees may soon be forced to increase their board allowances" in relation to an increasing workload "One of the problems with trusteeship in today's very, very complicated situation is when you have reports and studies and surveys to con- sider carefully and in depth. "It requires more and more time on the part of elected officials to be able to fully grasp what these reports Mr. Boras said. He said he believes the ex- isting Lethbridge salary scale for trustees is adequate, even in light of regular board committee meet- ings, education functions and work for the Alberta School Trustees' Association. A blend of both The University of Lethbridge looks towards the city from its imposing setting on the west side of the Oldman River. Designed by Vancouver architect Arthur Erickson, the harmony the structure has with the surrounding un- dulating coulees has made it an object of considerable interest to architects and builders. Canadian Open derby for Milk River gophers Rick Ervm Photo Services study okayed MILK RIVER The locals claim gophers run faster in this area and they out to prove the theory and raise enough money to build a swimming pool in the pro- cess. It wm be the great Cana- dian Open gopher derby at the "Prairie Downs" here ALL TYPES OF AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION WINDOW COOLERS AND CENTRAL UNITS CHARLYON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVENUE S. PHONE 328-3388 PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS So we're now hearing young (and older) kids saying "What's so bad about marijuana, it's no worse than liquor." And, without making a brief for liquor, ilet's (So talk about Imarijuana for a imoment. Mari- ijuana is the leaf ifrom a hemp (plant that is gen- taken by iinhaling (i.e. Is mo It's common street names are "Mary "joints" and other terms. And is it really "no worse than It's active dangers in- clude (1) time and space dis- tortion (real good for driving, isn't (2) some suspenstan of mental abilities, (3) some de- celeration of physical reflexes, and (4) its possession or distri- bution is strictly illegal making the user or distibutor subject to heavy fines and imprisonment. Dangerous? We pharmacists KNOW it is! Friendly, appreciative service? Y5u can always be sure of it here at your friendly pharmacy (Stubbs, of We're al- ways glad to see and be o ser- vice to you here at 1506 9th Ave. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays 12 noon to p.m. Certified Dental Mocnanic ICLIFF BLACK, JBLACK DENTAL MHHCAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2822 ASTRO REALTY LTD. Don't delay let us sell your home today PHONE BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. FEW THINGS IN LIFE RUN AS WELL AS A VOLKSWAGEN 1971 Mustang Fully equipped miles 1968 Dodge Dart 6 automatic, economy cor. RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI SalM 328-4539 3rd Ave. and 14th St. Accused rooftop skulker remanded to Wednesday A 26 jear old Leth- bridge man charged under the Criminal Code with cre- ating a disturbance was re- manded in Lethbridge Pro- vincial Court today to next Wednesday without plea. Duana Bailey was charged after police answered a call at the Saan Store, 317 5th St. S, Thursday evening A young man was reported on the roof of the store wearing only his underwear. When police officers asked the man what he was doing, he told them he was looking for a cigarette. Police asked him to come down off the roof but, instead, the man ran over to the edge and started swearing at passers-by be- low The man was apprehended atter he led the police on a roof-to roof chase Bailey is also awaiting trial on a charge of assault caus- ing bodily harm in connec- tion with another incident. August 6. There will even be "Prairie mutuel or- ganizers say. Locals hope the race will be the second jewel in the triple crown of gopher rac- the world derby in Eston, Man., and the United States open derby in Shelby, Mont., comprising the other two legs. The derby will be in9luded in the town's annual Bonanza Day celebrations. The Shelby races are sched- uled for the 19th to 22nd of July. And the Eston races are held later in the summer. Organizers Ifere have met with Montana gopher race ganizers in an effort to stan- darize the type of track, start- ing procedures and length of the race. It is normally a 24- foot long race on a six-inch runway. Derby boosters claim the area has a natural breeding program that produces only the fastest slow ones don't make it success- fully across Highway 5 that runs through Milk River. A study aimed at achiev- ing co-ordination of fire, am- bulance, library and solid waste disposal services was approved in principle by the Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Commission Thursday. The regular monthly meet- ing of the commission, made up of representatives of all local governments in the re- gion, discussed at length the inequities in cost-sharing ar- rangements for such services in many localities before ap- proving the study. Some members felt the study was unnecessary be- cause the current arrange- ments they had worked out in their own towns and countias, villages and municipal dis- tricts were satisfactory. But obvious prob'ems in some areas do exist, according to statements made by other members. ORRPC executive director Lawrence Smith told the meeting the Task Force on Urbanization and the Future expressed interest in the study and believes it will have implications for the whole province Final approval of the study cLrcends on costs and finan- cial support from the prov- ince and local govern- ments. The city of Lethbridge has already voted to support ihe project Notice of motion was also given at Thursday's meeting to adopt the preliminary re- gional plan at the commis- sion's August meeting. Some 400 copies of the plan are to be mailed out to all members of local councils throughout the region in the next two weeks. Reactions to the plan will be requested be- lore the next meeting. The present document con- tains more detail than the outline version of th2 plan presented m May to -work- shop sessions of the commis- sion meeting Severance ease adjourned A former manager of a 7- Eleven Food Store in Leth- bridge told provincial court Thursday she was told to pack her things and go when she returned to work after spending a week in the hospi- tal Marlyn Thorns', former manager of the Holiday Vil- lage 7-Eleven Food Store, claim for non payment of severance pay against South- land Corp. (7-Eleven Food Stores) was adjourned to Au- gust 16 to allow counsEl of both parties time to study a job separation certificate. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 SWATHER CANVASES First grade high quality, heavy rubberized duck can- vas, used throughout for longer wear. Feeder chains are also available now at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St. N., lethbridge Phone AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Special rates for Sr. Citizens ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARW AUTO and LIFE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY See us soon 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2793 AIR CONDITION NOW with the ROUND ONE Cairier ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD. FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 2214 43 St S. Ph. 327-5316 Just Arrived! A NEW SHIPMENT OF BLUE MOUNTAIN POTTERY i Priced from .75 -i J.95 to Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN CANADA'S FINEST COLtf FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 fpr Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE TEMPO'S WESTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for Reservations FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am. to 2p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. (special children's) menu Holiday Weekend Ahead first to Camm's for fun-in-the-sun shoes for the family Flat Heel Sandals (Similar to Illustration) in White, Dark Brown and Ton. Sizes 8, 9 and 10. JOYCE "CLAIRMONT" Dressy tie in white crinkls red or pecan. Wallabees lor men and ladies White Strip Sandals (exoctiy as illustrated) as m white calf Sizes1 5'; 1o 10 Specially priced at Sandals for the liHIe people in white Or tan. Runners for the family from Toddlers to Mom and Dad. OPEN FRI. Till 9 P.M. CAMM'S 403 Sth St. S. SHOES! ;