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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta VISIT THE CNE SPECIAL DEPARTURE FROM CALGARY AUCUST 16, 1971 OPEN RETURN Air Fare, Accommodation and Admission! Only Return. Compare the regular air Tare and save ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIUAGE PHONE 328-3201 The lethbndge Herald SECOND SECTION LethbridgR, Alberta, Friday, June 30, 1872 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 "Do you have a ipare pair_ of glasiti for holiday Two-day protest at Siiffielcl Demonstrations against mili- tary manoeuvres at SuffieW, northwest of Medicine Hat will be staged by a variety of con- servation uuu groups Saturday and Sunday. A protest rally will start at noon at Sufficld gates. Satur- day, a number of protests liavc been set for tlic city of Medi- cine Hat. The Canadian government lias given the British Army authority to train troops on G50 acres of the acre grass- land base. The agreement is for the next 10 years. Bridge discussions continue The provincial cabinet gave "very favorable" consideration this week to a proposer! bridge to join 6th Ave. In Lethbridge tu the west side. Provincial treasurer Gordon Minicly said here in an inter- view that the bridge esti- mated at million will be discussed again when the gov- ernment puts together its 1973 budget. While here earlier in the week. Municipal Affairs Min- ister Dave Russell said the bridge and development of. the west side and downtown Leth- bridge are three topics that Mayor Andy Andersjm has suc- cessfully brought to the atten- tion of the provincial govern- ment. A preliminary engineering study of the proposed bridge is to be done by the department of highways this summer. Museum to be open Mom Sod turned for million distillery By JIM MAYBIE Herald Slaft Writer Sod was officially turned Iliursday to mark tlie atari of 'onstruclion on t ti e eity's argest single industrial devel- opment the distillery of In- ernational Distillers Canada Limited. Philip Underwood, company president, told The Herald ini- :ial development will cost million. Another million is planned to be spent on addi- tional warehousing in 1975 Actoal construction of Hie distillery is slated to Begin about the end of July with com- pletion scheduled for the end of August next year. During initial production of rye, gin and vodka the plant will use about bushtls of southern Alberta corn, increas- ing to bushels annually when it hits full production in 1976. Full production will result in two million gallons of high- proof liquor per year. Gin and vodka will be avail- able al m o s t as soon as Ihe plant starts production luti Ihe whisky has to age for lour to eight years before it hila the market. The first stage of construe- 6th Ave. 13th St. S. could make money Deputy Premier Dr. Hugh Homer talks shop with party supporters at a University of Lethbridge reception Thursday. Distillery boost to south economy iday The Sir Alexander Gait Mu- seum, located at the extreme west end of 5th Ave. S., will be open Monday at 1 p.m. Tourist, visitors, and especial- ly those who are attending fam- ily or group reunions are ex- tended a special invitation to view the museum, which is generally closed Mondays. The museum contains his- torical artifacts of Lethbridge and district. Members of the Lethbridge Historical Associa- tion will be hosts for Ihe open- day. The museum will close at 5 p.m. SMIIEY'S PLUMBING OlASS LINED WATER HEATERS SI10 INSTALIED Phone 328-2176 PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS Our common household rem- edies that don't require your doctor's prescription are usu- ally effective for minor ail- ments, and we're glad to carry them for these But, i please do re-1 member (hat they b are offered for By RIO SWIIIAllT Herald Staff Writer Fifty permanent jobs, merous construction jobs an important impetus to the grain corn industry in southern Alberta will result from the lo- cation of the distilling plant in Lethbridge. Dr. Hugh Horner, Alber- ta deputy premier and agricul- ture minister, said at a press conference Thursday that his department will be providing incentives to producers. The in- centives help producers to grow grain corn for the new Inter- national Distillers Canada Lim- ited plant and for the rest of Ihe eight to 10 million bushel market in Alberta and British Columbia. Dr. Horner will receive a re- port from a special meeting of d i s t i 11 ing industry, officials, grain handling companies, Al bcrta Corn Committee and sev- eral farmers which will help him decide to what extent the Alberta government must go in providing incentives to the pro- ducers. The incentives will be pro- vided as part of the agree- ment between the government and International Distillers to co-operate to develop the. com industry in southern Alberta. "They (International Dis- tillers) asked for nothing from the Alberta government except for co Deration in encourag- ing the grain corn industry i n I the said Dr. Horner. In other areas, Dr. Horner said the new legislation allow- ing butter-colored margarine for sale in the province would not affect the dairy industry. He said the legislation will I help employment, improve the i rapeseed industry and improve j secondary industry in the prov- t- ince. and "There are not enough dairy cows in the province now, so the industry is already in an import he said. "Therefore the production of butter-colored margarine won't hurt the industry." He suggested that "now t li e Purity Dairy Co-op fiasco" is cleared up, more dairy lies should be started ii bridge, including more clisese plants. Purity Dairy Co-op went into receivership because of a debt situation and the province op- erated the facility until it sold the plant to Palm Dairies Ltd. The organizers of a proposed central collection and indus- trial (table use) milk process- ing plant for the Brooks-Vaux- CWB withdraws charges against Alta. farmers only you non-ser- jious illnesses. You Jshoiild always I consult your doc- Ihesa home remedies don't give you fast relief. "Home remedies" and non-prescription drugs are drugs in every meaning of the word. They should never be handled carelessly. Please do he careful where their use and storage arc concerned. Please keep them completely out of the reach of your children be- cause, like all drugs, they re- present a constant danger to them. Of course you like to trade in a friendly and helpful atmo- sphere? Then Slubbs Pharmacy is the place to bring your pre- scriptions. We enjoy and take pride in being of service to you here at 1506 9lh Ave. S. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays 12 noon to p.m. 'KEYNOTES' by Matt Thys The Canadian wheat board las withdrawn prosecution pro- ceedings against up to Al- berta farmers for over delivery of rapeseed to Western Cana- dian Seed Processors Ltd. Dr. Hugh Horner, Alberta deputy premier and agriculture minister, said at a'press con- ference Thursday he could not comment too (ar because the situation was a constitutional matter. The province wants the right to control marketing of agricul- tural products within iis bor- ders. Rapeseed is considered a grain and therefore falls under (lie jurisdiction of the CWB, the federal body responsible for grain handling. "The view of Ihe Alberta gov- ernment remains the he said. "If we are to develop sec- ondary industry f o r agricul- tural processing crops grown in Alberta and hauled to pro- cessing plants in Alberta, we should have the jurisdiction re- lating to those crops." Most of Ihe rapeseed used by he crushing plant in Leth- iridge was grown in Alberta. Quotas number of bushels per acre allowed set by the CWB restricted the efficiency of the so to ensure adequate supplies, farmers deliverer more than the set quota. John Channon, Alberta grain commissioner, has indicated that "some time in the future" Alberta may move toward the establishment of a marketing board for grains. Dr. Horner said he hoped this wasn't necessary, inferring that he felt the matter could be set- tled in a different fashion. "OF boy lo anolhe I knew Ihe (nets al Me. En! your vegetables and vash your hands." Our friend iuys hlb com- party's computer has its dis- advantages. II can make a mistake in two seconds thai lake the whale office lorce 400 years to make. Nothing is quite as respon- sible for the good old doys os a bod memory. The post office keeps boost- ing the prirc of postage. Why don't 'hey jvst make smaller stamps. The night shift in most families is the gong that lakes out of the refrigerator what the day shift puts in. We work day and ntght to lune you in with a fine Yama- ha Organ al MUSICLAND SUPPLIES LTD. 13lK Sf. and 3rd Ave. S. Lethbridge. Phone 327-1056 AIR CONDITIONING A Icon Refrigeration ltd. For the best buy in Air Condii'oning Phone 327-5816 Boldt appointed Menno Boldt, assistant pro- fessor of sociology at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge, has been appointed to the post of co- ordinator of continuing educa- tion and summer session for faculty of arts and science. The two year appointment is efleciive July 1. y facili-1 hall region were rapped for in Leth- 'going too slow" in the plans 'or construction. He said the establishment of :his plant would help the dairy industry in southern Alberta. P r o vincial participation in making money available to Al- berta's Indians, traditionally a federal responsibility, will be continued b y the Progressive Conservative government, said Dr. Horner. This is based on the fact thai the native co-operatives which have been getting provincial funds for business, must start to show a profit. Dr. Horner said the native people can't afford any more they must start to operate viable businesses. The days of native cattlemen coming to the government as sured of getting money are over, said Dr. Homer. The credibility of their own people to be able to do some thing successfully is on the line Once they can show a balancec budget, then Ihe money will be available, iic said. Dr. Horner has given instruc tions to the district agricultur ists saying he won't recom mend to the provincial trea surer any further guarantee, for money until he has r( ceived assurances from depart ment of agriculture official ttiat the native people ar readv and able to go ahead. Horner described the con troversy revolving around tb resignation of Sten Berg chairman of the Alberta Ho Producers Marketing Hoard a an "internal matter" and c: LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTAUATIONS PHONE 328-8403 pressed hope that in the r shuffle, all aspects will wor out. "Unless the board rcsolvi this problem in its own house I wouldn't hesitate to dissol the said Dr. Horner. ;ilFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic SLACK DENTAL LAP lower tevel MCB1CAL DENTAL BIDG. "HONF 327.282? PHONE 'N' EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charge for Orders over JUST CALL I T 1 I f Across 327-0240 OR I I I I I I From The 327-2297 L W I V V CPR DePo> Open Waekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. Sunday! 11 o.m. 9 p.m. MOVING? By RICHARD ULinKIi Herald Staff Writer A major revenue producer has I been created by the city. Recent alterations to the in- tersection at 6th Ave. and 13th St. S., to alleviate one problem, ive created even larger prob- ins. Lines were painted on the phalt on 6th Ave., west of th St. in the eastbound lane, icy created an island, one ne for through and right- rn traffic, and one lane for It-turn traffic. The system re- aces an ambiguous sigh which estricted left-turn movements nto 13th St. between 4 and 6 m. A Herald survey taken be- ?een a.m. and p.m. hursday shows that separate ight-turn and through-traffic ines should be provided. During that half hour, 110 ars turned right, 99 went traight through and only nine urned left. Of equal significance, how- ver, is the number of traffic Eolations witnessed. More than 12 cars were Iriven over the solid yellow ine bordering the traffic is- and. The fine is creating 120 in revenue for the city in me-half hour. Even more cars were driven nto the left-turn lane, but then proceeded straight across 13th ;t. The fine for that offence is jlso ?10, creating an additional from the 20 drivers who vere responsible. Near accidents were wit nessed, caused by two cars angle parked on 6th Ave where signs clearly said par allel parking. Both parked car stuck into the west bound lanr on the west side of 13th St. A spokesman for the city en gineering department said h is not happy with the way the street markings have been mov- ing traffic at the intersection. He indicated a change should be made within a month, pos- sibly to cut back the boulevard on the south side of Gth Ave. to provide for a right turn lane and retaining the straight through and left-turn lanes. For one eight-hour period, an ;ngineering department count lows that 171 cars turned left, 006 turned right and straight through. A spokesman for the police de- artment said numerous eom- lainls about the intersection ave been called in. He also PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6lh St. S. and 1514A 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-4111 327-5151 327-7771 2 Sour service Experl tailoring -Hot blocking and" leather processing pleat aVapery aid a large number of drivers ave been given tickets for vio- ations at the intersection, sucl s driving over the painted is and and driving straigh' lirough the intersection from he left-turn lane. Drivers with the following icence plate numbers wen ibserved Thursday committini be same violations: RD 463-? 4S9G, 3320, 0875 and C3C6; RB 2801, 1897, 3702, 0571, and 2725 RC 3051, 0033 and 2241; RA 224 and 0177; 70-63-80 and 70-61-77; VECOP and RG 8610. lion involves square feet of building, including the dis- tillery and warehousing for 000 barrels of. whisky. The plant site Is lo- cated east of 28th St. N. and extends feet north ot 9th Ave. N. The company has pur- chased more than 25 acres and h.Ts another 23 acres further cast under option for possible future expansion. 1 When in lull production tha plant is sbtcd to employ 52 persons, most of whom will be hired locally. Another 150 ser- vice-lyix- are expected to be by the development. The distillery is expected to i pay about SG9.WW a year in mu- nicinul taxes on completion of i lire first slape ot development. i Dr. Hugh Horner, deputy-pre- I mier and agriculture minister, said there is a challenge here for the farmers to grow corn. The provincial government has planned incentives to get local farmers started in the corn rowing business, he said. Rollie McFarlane, deputy linister of industry and com- icrce and Mayor Andy Ander- on paid tribute to Dennis 3'Connell, city economic devel- pment officer, for his efforts n assisting the distillery in lo- ating in Lethbridge. Mayor Anderson said the dis- illery will be of great as sis- ance to the economic prosper- ly of Lethbridge and district. The sod was turned at a.m. by Mayor Anderson, Dr. Corner and Mr. Underwood ;hrough the use of three spades welded together. Following the sod-turning the million Holiday Inn was of- ficially opened with Dr. Horner cutting the ribbon while Mayor Anderson and Mr. McFarlane held the ribbon. Ron Thomas, senior Nice- president of Common wealth Holiday Inns of Canada Limited, said the Lethbridge Inn is the 39th of the Common- wealth chain, the largest Holi- day Inn franchise holder. Another 39 are in various stages of development. Holiday Inns now has properties and rooms around the world, he said. For Old fashioned Home-Mode Ice Cream. and old fashionad family fun: PROCTOR-SUEX ICE CREAM FREEZERS New, modern electric and non-electric models. Make 4 quarls of delicious Tee cream. NON-ELECTRIC ELECTRIC FR1C Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN RELIEVES GAS PAINS 1969 VIVA miles, body good. Motor needs valve grind. Reg. MECHANIC SPEC. S589 1970 VW FASTBACK Extra clean. MILES S2195 1969 VOLVO STATION WAGON equipped. A-l CONDITION- S2195 RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. 3rd Ave. and 14th St. S. Sales 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 5th Street South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN Government licensed Technician Repairi to Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO This SATURDAY NIGHT 8 TO 12 P.M. NO COVER CHARGE tvt THE OLD TRAOmOW OF WESTERN HOSPITALITY tatndu PHONE 328-7756 fOR RESERVATIONS 66th ANNUAL RODEO OF CHAMPIONS MIDNIGHT DAYS' FORT MACLEOD JULY 7th, 8th, 9th FRIDAY, JULY 7 ROYAL' MARKET CATTLE COMPETITION SHOW AND SALE SATURDAY, JULY 8 PARADE OPEN HORSE SHOW LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BAVARIAN BEER GARDEN AND DANCE SUNDAY, JULY 9 PANCAKE BREAKFAST GRAND ENTRY AND RODEO ;