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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, Juno 30, 1970--------------------------------------- Symphony Association SL Receives Grant The Lcthbridge Symphony Association was given a grant of by council Monday night, after a delegation from t h e association clarified the: group's financial position. Council had requested cer- tain items in the group's bud- get be cleared up before con- sideration was given to the grant. Allister Findlay said at the last meeting of council it ap- peared about -15 per cent of Hi i revenue from ticket sales ha [been used to advertise con certs. H. J. Thomas, association Extension Is Granted Three recommendations of the land sale committee were approved by city council Mon- day. Mount Royal Estate Ltd. was granted a one year extension on its bidding commitment to complete plans for a small shopping centre at 229 and 233 13th St. N. The move was opposed by Alderman Jim Anderson, who said he strongly objected to such extensions because the city lost money in possible tax revenue while the land was un- developed. I He also said it was a classic1 example of land increasing value while the developer were given extensions and n development took place. Oliver Chemical Co. will b offered an option for one yea on three acres of land on th Canadian government elevato site. The company is to mak some commitment on the typi of building to be constructec when the offer is accepted. Lethbridge Theatres Ltd. wil be offered for property in North Lethbridge to be used b> the city for a utility right-of way. Discontinue Action No further court action will be taken by the city against Enerson Motors Ltd. for pro- ceeding with development of its lot at Mayor Magrath Drive and 7th Ave. S. A charge was laid against Ener'sons that they had gone ahead with development with out the necessary city permit. The charge was dismissed by Magistrate A. H. Elford Jum 22. Council voted Monday to dis continue action against th firm. Other Council News Ray Speaker, minister of so- cial development, will likely be in Lethbridge Friday to discuss the status of a proposed day care centre in the city. Opposition to the centre has been voiced by the operators of existing facilities and provin- cial funds have been suspend- ed until the matter has been clarified. It is understood Mr. Speaker will bring to the meeting re- search material gathered on similar operations in other parts of Canada. Deputy Mayor Rex Little will serve as the chairman of a committee to review the city's general plan and zoning by- laws. Other appointments made last night include Dr. Herb Axford, of the Economic De- Resignation City council last night ac- cepted the resignation of Wil- liam Harrison from the ad- visory committee of the city's preventive social services. Mr. Harrison had served on the committee for three years and resigned for personal rea- sons. No replacement will he named immediately. velopment Commission, Alder man C. W. Chiehester, of the Municipal Planning Commis sion; 6. L. Coward and R. C Ellison, of the Developmen' Appeal Board; Aid. Hembrof and Aid. Jim Anderson. Aid. Anderson volunteered to represent the parks and recrea- tion department on a tem- porary basis. Second and third readings were given to the developmenl control bylaw for the city's west side at Monday's counci meeting. The bylaw provides for order- ly growth of the city west of the river, in accordance with the general plan. No representations to counci' were made at a public hearing on the bylaw. Alderman Hex Little was elected deputy mayor Monday night. Aid. Little, nominated by Aid. Vaughan Hembroff, was unop- posed. Currently acting as deputy mayor under the previously em- ployed rotating system, Aid. Little will serve until the next civic election a year from this fall. J M ELECTRIC LTD. We are pleased to announce that our company has expanded 'and has mov- ed Into tethbridge to serve this area. "IF IT IS ELECTRICAL CALL US" We are equipped to serve you better "No Job Too Big Or Too Small" INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL OIL FIELD RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE FARM WIRING TRENCHING FREE ESTIMATES Call 328-6768 or 328-6960 or drop in at 430A 13th Street North Lethbridge treasurer, said the group had possibly made some mistakes in promotion during the year, but the advertising had been done in an attempt to bolster sagging ticket sales. Concert master Dr. C. A. Palmer, in recounting some oi the difficulties encountered by the association in past years, said this is going to be the "make or break year" as far as the symphony association is concerned. During the following business session, when the grant was be- ing discussed, Alderman Vaughan Hembroff said it was not up to the city to break them for lack of support. There was also a suggestion, by Aid. Jim Anderson, the as- sociation undertake an evalua- tion of its operation in time for next year's request for funds. 'Curb Work City council last night ac- cepted a tender of from Kenwood Engineering Con- struction Ltd. of Lethbridge for replacement of concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalks. It was the lowest of three bids received. The contract includes the widening of 13th St. N., down- town sidewalk renewal, drive- way construction and intersec- tion improvements. BIENVENUE A LETHBRIDGE The first group of French tourists scheduled to visit southern Alberta this summer ar- rived in Lethbridge Monday. Tuesday they will visit local points of interest, and in the evening be guests at a civic banquet in their honor. Wednesday they will tour ton Lakes Park, and the Palmer Ranch. Wednesday even- ing they will be entertained at a barbecue at Pincher Creek where Blood Indians will present a demonstration of native ceremonial rites. Hearing In Lethbridge July 28 Group Plans Brief On Wilderness Act Members of the Alberta Wild- erness Association will draft an extensive brief concerning the proposed Alberta Wilderness Areas Act (Bill 106) for hear- ings to be held here July 28. The brief rail be prepared with assistance from Buck Cun- ningham, assistant professor of recreation at the Lethbridge Community College. The AWA will also recom- mend through the Lethbridge Environmental Council that ail council members prepare their own briefs, and attend the hear- ings in force. (The Environmental Council is a co-ordinating group involv- ing about 25 city clubs and as- sociations.) AWA Lethbridge president Dr. Luke Stebbins1, assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Lethbridge, said he hoped the groups would each analyze Bill 106 and pre- sent a united set of recom- mendations to the government at the hearing. The AWA will also undertake a field trip for members, July 17 to 19, near the West Castle Ski Resort, about 28 miles southwest of Pincher Creek. Overnight hikes will be taken into a logged area about 10 miles south of the resort, and another will travel into the South Castle River region about 20 miles southeast of the re- sort, into the Grizzly Creek and Scarpe Creek districts. Grizzly Creek is the centre of substantial copper exploration at- present, and" Scarpe Creek with a stand of 200-year old trees will soon be logged off. In other business the associa- tion expressed concern about the continued use of the Aka- mina Trail for motorized travel tours. The road fire through the south- ern Rockies near Waterton Lakes, crossing the Waterton Lakes National Park in a short three-quarter mile section. About 30 miles of the road is in British Columbia and so far the B.C. government has re- fused to help finance a good road since it doesn't connect with any other B.C. road. Some co-ordination will be organized between the AWA in Lethbridge and several wilder- ness groups in British Colum- bia who are attempting to stop the road's construction. Other current areas of con- cern to t h e Lethbridge AWA chapter are the whole West Castle watershed and the Cy- press Hills Provincial Park in southeastern Alberta, where oil explorations have been allowed and extensive uranium and coal beds are already mapped. So far the oil test drilling has been unsuccessful, with at least two dry holes but the AWA is concerned about potential damage to the area if its min- erals are too extensively ex- ploited. The AWA also appointed Dr. G. A. Wright as its representa- tive to the Environmental Council, and established a stu- dent rate for memberships. Adult memberships include a annual provincial levy and a local fee; students will be required to pay only the ?1 provincial association fee. Fine For Impaired Driving A Monarch man, Arthur Robert Sprinkle, was fined a total of and costs or 100 u H s in jail when lie pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in L e t'h bridge Monday lo two charges of impaired driving. Sprinkle was charged March 15 with impaired driving but hid the case remanded pend- ing the outcome of the Su- preme Court of Canada's deci- sion on the legality of the breathalyzer test. In the meantime, Sprinkle was picked up for impaired driving again on June 21. He was fined ?200 on the fit it charge and 5300 on the second charge and was dis- qualified from driving any- where in Canada for one year. Man Jailed For Tiieft Harvey Edward Yellow Old Woman, 20, of Glcichen, Alber- ta, received a sentence of eight months in jail when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Monday to break, enter-and Ihefl. Yellow Old Woman claimed he had a drinking problem and Magistrate Arthur H. Elford recommended the latter part of tha sentence be served in Bel- mont, an institution for alcohol- ics near Edmonton. Fine Theft of a carton of cigaret- tes cost a Lethbridge man and no court costs or 35 days in jail when he pleaded guilty the charge in magistrate's court in Lethbridge Monday. THE MAGNIFICENT DOLPHINS. Eight of the 31 swimmers on Canada's team competing in the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh this summer are from Vancouver's Dolphin Swim Club. How will they do? And why does Vancouver have such magnificent swimmers? Andy O'Brien interviews these budding champs. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERA1D WEEKEND MAGAZINE SYIBERT'S SHOES Classes At Centre Painting classes for all ages and stage makeup tor youths and adults started Monday at he Bowman Arts Centre in the Allied Arts Council's summer >rogram. The two-hour sessions began Honday at a.m. with paint- Car Stolen City police report a 1960 Vauxhall stationwagon, Alberta icence plate number BD-2463, was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. and p.m. Monday rom the Marquis Hotel park- ng lot. The car contained a radio md the left rear signal ligh hows white when flashing. The registered owner is Mi hael Nardone of 713 5th St. S Anyone seeing this vehicli an contact city police at 328 444. ing for children, eight to 12 years. Stage makeup for youths and adults began at 2, and the sen- ior painting classes commenced at p.m. The painting sessions run through to July 8; the stage makeup, to Thursday. Painting instructor is Susan Read; makeup instructor, Muriel Malheson. A newly announced crea- tive drama class for pre- schoolers will start July 6 and continue to July 10, under the instruction of Diane Matisz. Registrations will be accept- ed up to starting dates. ooooooooo 000 O O O O 0000 O 0 O 0 O O O O O O 0 O O O O O SALMON FUNEKAIHOME LTD. 1927 ioit, STREET SOUTH UTH35IOGE, AtBHRM, PHONE 327.2802 Forgery Brings Jail Jail terms were handed out in magistrate's court in Leth- bridge Monday to a Pincher Creek man, Alex Victor Peter- son, when he pleaded guilty lo four charges of using a forged document to obtain funds and one charge of false pretences. Peterson received 18 months for obtaining groceries with a worthless cheque and two years less a day for forging cheques. Children's Shoes 3.99 By Savage And Fortune School and Dress Shoes From Sale Starts Thursday 9 a.m. Sharp Teeners7 Flats 9 Loafers 9 Charlie Brown Straps 9 Oxfords Reg. to 9.98. ON SALE FROM Chunky Heels Crinkles, suedes and leathers. Reg. to 13.98. FROM Kaufman Fun Treads Reg. to 6.98 ON SALE Oomphfes Stacks and Flat .99 '.99 Suspended Sentence For Youth A one year's suspended sen- raice was handed out to a Lethbridge district youth when he pleaded guilty in magis- .rate's court in L e t h bridge Monday to theft. He was reported to have sto- en billiard balls valued at and an overcoat valued at Conditions of the .suspended sentence are to keep the peace be of good behavior for the erm of the sentence. He wcs also fined S30 and or 18 days in jail for ibtaining liquor while under he age of 21. CASA VERDE AND Dl MIIANO Dress Pumps Reg. to 21.98 LADIES ir Step Reg. to 21.00 ALL SUMMER Sandals SALE AT ...........20% Off ON ALL SALES FINAL-NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS Sylbert's All Purses 20% Off SHOES 505 4th Ave. S. ;