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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PLANNING A TRIP? For All Travel Arrangements, Accomodation* and Pauperis CONTACT art williams travel Centra Village - Phone 328-3201 or 328-8184 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Monday, March 1, 1971 PAGES 11 TO 22 It's a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITI \m (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Chinook on way Take off your long Johns and open the windows. There's a chinook on the way. A developing low pressure area in the Gulf of Alaska will spawn south Alberta's answer to Mr. Winter sometime during the night, easing the cold conditions. During the weekend, 10.7 inches of snow fell on south Alberta, giving a water equivalent of .81 inches. The weather office reports eight inches remain on the ground. The temperature tonight will be about zero with the high Tuesday expected in the low 30s. With the increase in temperatures Tuesday, strong westerly winds will cause blowing snow until the fluffy white stuff is warmed enough to settle. The foggy conditions prevalent during the weekend were caused by a series of weather fronts moving through the area. CIC chapter sought here Two executives of the Chemical Institute of Canada are in Lethbridge today to discuss organization of a local CIC chapter. Dr. L. W. Shemilt, president, and T. H. Glynn Michael, general manager of CIC will attend a meeting at 8 p.m. in Room 302 of the University of Lethbridge Science Building. The meeting will be open to all chemists and chemical engineers in Lethbridge and southern Alberta. At 4:30 p.m. two men were to discuss the CIC with interested students, and if sufficient interest is evident a student chapter of the institute may be formed. The, student meeting will be Room 306 of the U of L Science Building. OUR OSCAR "No, I don't want to buy your house. I'm Art Larson from the city's tax assessment office, but thanks for letting me know what it's really worth." COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 "She'll be comin' round the mountain when she comes ..." Realism: mark of model railroading At first glance the above train and the rugged terrain it is travelling through might be mistaken for the real thing. This realism is the result of painstaking efforts on the part Charge laid after shooting at Pincher, Frank Holloway, 29, of Pinch-er Creek was arrested and charged, Saturday, with attempted murder following an incident at his residence in which Joseph Yellow Wing, 32, also of Pincher Creek, was shot in the head. RCMP officials report the incident took place near midnight Friday. Yellow Wing is reported in satisfactory condition at St. Vincent's Hospital in Pincher Creek. The RCMP investigation continues and no trial date has been set. Signs of spring de-with CNOWDROPS blooming spite being covered snow at Anna Jansen's home, Devon Court . . . Edgar Tietz and Dean Hamilton, 1403 12th Ave. N., sighting gophers on St. Catherine's St. - before the snow suddenly blanketed everything again that is! SPECIAL! Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday! ALBERTA ROAST BEEF ON A BUN A generous portion of choice Roast Beef sliced razor thin on a toasted sesame seed bun with your choice of Horse Radish and Barbecue Sauce. Special, only Available Only at Our 1705 Mayor Mag rath Drive Location phone 328 7751 SVEN ERICKSEN'S FINE FOODS of members of the Lethbridge Model Railroad Club, who held a display at the Bowman Arts Centre Saturday and Sunday. The scale models often duplicate in miniature the trackage, scenery, rolling stock and operations of the actual railroads. Many hours are spent achieving a realistic reproduciton of the real thing, using plans and photographs of the actual railroad. One of the more unusual models' at the display was a "coffee-table" railroad built by Marianne Gardner, age 11, and her father, Robert Gardner. The entire model is built into an actual coffee table and, since it is covered with a glass case, it could conceivably be used as a table while the train chugged merrily away. Marianne said the model took about six months to build, working two hours a night, six nights a week. The local club has 11 members, most of whom have a model of some sort. A member described the club and its activities as "a fun business" rather than a formal organization with elected officers and regular meetings. Although it is possible, he said, to spend an almost unlimited amount of money on the hobby, a person can get started with as little as $35. Most members spend between 50 cents and $2 a week, he said, for what amounts to 30 or 40 hours of constructive entertainment. The display by the local club Council meeting The Lethbridge Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children will meet at the Dorothy Gooder School Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The highlight of the meeting will be a talk on Education of tne Native Indian by Paul Van Cleve. The public is invited to attend. was part of Model Railroad Week, sponsored by the Na-tonal Model Railroad Association. The association has some 17,000 members in Canada, the USA, England and Australia. In addition to the actual working models, visitors could also see films on railroading, a slide presentation and the members themselves engaged in the process of building the various components of the models. Alcohol main problem drug with 15-35 years age group "Ten times as many people between the ages of 15 and 35 are dependent upon alcohol as there are on all other drugs," said Mr. George X on Saturday night, speaking at the 13th anniversary of the introduction of the Alcoholics Anonymous program into the Lethbridge Correctional Institution. Mr. X said that alcoholism was a serious social problem leading to unacceptable social behavior. He deplored the tolerance of the problem saying that something could be done about it. "People do not wait to treat diabetes until they have to amputate a limb," he said. Liquor store opening is delayed The move into the new south-side premises of the Alberta Liquor Store has been delayed. Originally scheduled for today, the move has been put off until some needed materials are obtained. The new store, a self-service operation, is located directly east of the present outlet at 423 7th St. S. R i' R r' H H \ \f r: "They should not wait to tackle alcoholism until there are tragic consequences." Alcoholics should be forced to face up to their problem, he said, and pointed with approval to the program in which those convicted of impaired driving are required to take a special course. In addition to guest speaker Mr. X, several other members of AA addressed the gathering held in the institution's gym. Visitors from the outside came from as widely separated centres as Edmonton and Maple Creek, Sask. Institutional groups of AA aire growing, it was reported. Not enough men have sponsors, however, when they leave correctional institutions. Outside members were challenged to show greater concern about this. April start is expected on new nursing home Construction is expected to start early in April on a 150-bed nursing home in North Lethbridge. The Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District received provisional ap- proval of plans from government offices Friday. The provisional approval gives architects Robins, Mitchell and Watson the green light to call tenders. Tenders are to be called this week. Only minor Cannery workers accept contract The possibility of a strike at | workers voted to accept a new the Alberta Canning Division contract, of Canada Packers Ltd. in Lethbridge was ; averted Sunday when a majority of the Two hurt in collisions Only minor damage was inflicted to cars driven by Barry M o r c o m and Blaine J. Rad-cliffe, both of Lethbridge, in an intersection collision Saturday evening at 6th Ave. and 13th St. S. A passenger, Karen Rede-kopp of Lethbridge, received superficial injuries and was treated at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and released. There were no injuries in a $600 collision at the entrance of the exhibition grounds the same evening. The cars were driven by David Kenneth Orser and Thomas Hamilton, both of Lethbridge. A collision between a car and a tree Friday night caused $1,000 damage and a cut nose to a passenger. Karen Collins of Calgary was treated at St. Michael's Hospital and released. The car was driven by John Gilbert of Calgary. The tree was located in the 300 block of 13th St. S. Impairment brings i fine John Tomik of Lethbr i d g e was fined $200 and had his driver's licence suspended for nine months after he entered, a plea of guilty to driving while his ability was impaired by alcohol. Tomik also pleaded guilty to a second charge, driving while be was legally disqualified. He was fined $50 and told he would spend 10 days in jail if he defaulted in the payment of the fine. UTH6RI0GE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED  orncc DESKS  OFFICE SEATING  FILING CABINETS  STEEL SAFES  TYPEWRITERS  ADDING MACHINES  VERIFAX It BANDA  PHOTOCOPIERS  TIME CLOCKS  STENOCORD DICTATING MACHINES  STENORETTE DICTATING! MACHINES FINE OFFICE FURNITURE "r� Will Supply Alt Year OHkt NuJi" . . . PS, All But ? Blonit Stcrttary 1 FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS P.O. Box SM Ml  7lh Mr-t i, Ltthbrldf -mnrnimnr 328-7411 The contract calls for a 20 cent per hour increase retroactive to Nov. 16, 1970 and an additional 20 cents Nov. 16, 1971. Some categories of male workers will also receive an extra 15 cents an hour. There will also be = a three cent per hour premium paid to workers on the night shift. The settlement affects about 50 members of local 740 of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers Union. It is the result of mediation talks begun last week after a strike notice was lifted Wednesday. The union had been asking for a 60-cent increase over two years. The company had offered 35 cents over a two-year contract. Wages before the settlement ranged from $1.50 to $1.90 an hour for female workers and from $1.65 to $2.05 for men. The plant's main product is potato chips, although it turns out frozen vegetables in season. ' Contract negotiations at the firm's Magrath plant is scheduled to start soon. Coal output Output of Alberta coal for January, 1971, was 744,613 tons, an increase of 238,966 tons over January, 1970. Production in the Crowsnest area was 62,820 tons for January, 1971, about the same as January 1970. Brooks had 623 tons, compared to 612 in January last year and Taber had 468 tons, compared to 529 tons for January, 1970. alterations have to be made to the plans. The two-storey concrete and brick nursing home has an estimated price tag of $1.2 million. It will be located north of 15th Ave. N. between 15th and 16th St. There is to be on-site parking for 50 vehicles. Construction is expected to take about one year. The new nursing home will bring the number of nursing home beds in the city up to 309. There are now 100 beds at the Edith Cavell Nursing Home and 59 beds at the Devon Nursing Home. The ratio of nursing beds to 1.000 population has been 3.2. The province's planned construction will bring the ratio up to 3.7 per 1,000 population. With the new nursing home Lethbridge will have 4.2 nursing home beds per 1,000 population, close to the Calgary and Edmonton ratios. The new nursing home will be owned and operated by the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District. Doug Schindeler, auxiliary hospital administrator, is slated to also be administrator of the new nursing home. Prepaid taxes $37,000 for the week Prepaid taxes at city hall for the week ending Feb. 25 dipped below the figures for the same period last year. Almost $40,500 came into city coffers last year, the total for the past week was only $37,000. This was the final week for Lethbridge citizens to take advantage of six per cent interest on prepaid taxes from the date of payment to the end of June. Total payments to date are still ahead of last year by about $115,000 with some $767,800 having been paid. UCUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO. _ PHONE 327-2822 THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE is pleased to announce THE 1971 HIKE FOR TYKES APRIL 9th, 1971 GOOD FRIDAY walk from LETHBRIDGE TO PICTURE BUTTE VIA COALDALE PROCEEDS 50% to Southern Alberta Association for Retarded 'Children, Sunrise Ranch Project. 50% to youth work (e.g. Equipment for Girl Guide camp and Lethbridge Lacrosse Association). INUTE UFFLEFt INSTALLATIONS 509 6th Ave. S. - Phone 328-8134 MUFFLER If you give us $5.99 to install our muffler on your car, we will sell you our muffler for lc. This applies to 1954-64 FORD, DODGE and CHEVROLET 6 CYLINDER AND SMALL V-8-SINGLE EXHAUST EFFECTIVE MARCH 2, 3, 4. ;