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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Book your Charter Flight to Britain now Several departure dates available Nsw low rates (Subject to Government Approval) ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHON6 328-3201 The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, March 1, 1973 PAGES 13 TO 26 UTKBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. iowor Level 7lh Slreer Shopping Mall lelhbridge, Alberla Phone (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES RICK ERVIN photos Province won't act on smoking warning By GREG MclNTYRE Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON-Cigarettes arc still sold without a health warning, despite federal steps ast1 year requiring the warn- ing. A cheek in a downtown Letli- bridge smoke shop revealed (hat while all two dozen brands of Canadian cigarettes carried the warning, imported cigar- .-ties didn't. Without the warning were Patients spending less time at LMH Canada study meet set One student from Lelhbridge will be selected this month to attend a Canadian studies fo- rum involving 21 high school students and their chaperones from across Canada, the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Separate school trustees agreed to finance costs of the trip to Calgary, should one of this city's Cath- olic students be selected by the department of education. Students will also be nomin- Power plant discussions expected to resume soon Calgary Power and city offi- cials are expected to meet by the middle of the month to re- sumo discussions on the possi- ble sale of the city's power plant to Calgary Power, The Herald has learned. Montreal Engineering has completed its report for Calgary ART DIETRICH OENtURE CLINIC DENT AC MECHANIC Jchwoilz Stdg. 222 fOi St. S. rtibno 328-4tf95 Just Arrived! A large selection of ASSORTED PLANTS FOR TERRARIUMS (Bottle Gardens) ONLY EACH Call 327-5747 7 '47 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322-6th Street South, Phone 327-5747 Power on the plant and now is reviewing it. The report is ex- pected to be in the hands of Calgary Power officials Friday or Monday. After it is further reviewed, a meeting with the city will be scheduled, "hopefully by the middle of a Calgary Power spokesman said. The city claims that under tile terms of a contract with Calgary signed in 1969, it can no longer operate the power plant economically. Indications are that if a de- cent price can be realized for the power plant, the city is pre- pared to sell it. A decision on whether to sell the plant or ap- ply for permission to expand it is expected to be made tin's year. EXTRA WEAR FOR liVERY FAIR MIKE KANZEL I SHOE REPAIR 317 7th STREET SOUTH aled from the Lethbridge pub- system but only one youngster will be named to the city at the con- ference April 29 to May 5. Participating from Alberta will be two students from the Edmonton public system, one each from the Edmonton and Calgary separate systems and one student each from Leth- bridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer. Because Ihe Calgary public school district will play host to [he Canada-wide conference, it has relinquished ils two dele- gates to provide ethnic repre- sentation. Speakers at the spring meet- ing, to he held at the Univer- sity of Caljjary, will include former state secretary Judy LaMarsh, former postmaste general Eric Kierans and Nor- man Ward of the University ol Saskatchewan. Project organizers have list- ed five aims of the conference. To examine Canada's sur- vival as a nation. To examine the questicr of a distinctive Canadian iden tity. To meet other Canadian students. To "enhance cultural ex change." To meet men and women now engaged in Canadian studies. Students will be .billeted with families of Calgary high schoo students. A registration fee plus transportation costs, may be paid by local boards of se lecled delegates. Selection of the 21 studen delegates will be made March D by a committee appointed by the department of education. COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 323-7883 Riley McCormkk "Lethbridge's Leading Western Store" Centre Village Mall Phone 328-5644 Featuring New Arrivals to Match Your Levis Cham bray Shirts LEVI'S FADE-OUT JEANS GUARANTEED TO FADE "The largest selection of Western Wear and Saddlery m Southern Alberla" Waiting The lineup was long and three-people deep at the Motor Vehicle Branch this morning as the 1973 licence slates "went on sale. The plates are blue with orango and features the new Alberta government insignia. Alberta is depicted as "wild rose country'7 on the new plates. Get Christians told By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Staff Writer Arm-chair Christianity is not ufficient to preserve the spiri- ual fibre of Canada, British 'olumbia educator Robert "hompson told clergymen in Lethbridge Wednesday. Speaking to more than 100 [elegates attending the nation- il conference of the Evangeli- 'al Free Church of Canada, Jr. Thompson called for great- ir individual responsibility to lesus Christ. "Television has created arm-chair experts with picture mages on the mind replacing he exercises of thinking and Mr. Thompson said. "Today, Canada's national .port has or more at a a m e and millions more by elevision, each in desperate need of exercise, watching 12 men on the ice who need a rest. The game of life is not really Mr. Thompson called for more participation by Chris- the mainstream of so- ciety. Long-time gas company man retires Lethbridge and district's dis- tribution foreman has retiree from Canadian Western Natur- al Gas Company Limited after 43 years of service. John. A. Anderson, 510 Dieppe Blvd. was honored this week a! the Gas Company auditorium, Mr. Anderson first joined Ca nadian Western in 1330 as a laborer. He joined the R.C.A.F in 19-13 and afler his discharge in he returned to the com pany in Lethbridge. In 1948 ho was a gas utilit; man and welder, and in 1950 be came sub-foreman of distribu tion. Mr. Anderson was appoint cd distribution foreman fo Lethbridge in 1962. "Churches have largely be- ome reserves where Chris- ans retreat from he aid. "It's time to be playing le game." Commenting on political un est in Quebec, Mr. Thompson he former Conservative MP or Red Deer and nationa eader of Ihe Social Credi arty, said Canada can' only be wld together by grasping spin ual opportunities. I don't think politicians economists, industrialists o usinessmen can hold Canad Mr. Thompson saic 'The secular press and aca :amicians can't cornprehent fiat while from a secular ani luman stance we can't holi ogether, there are things hap aening that mil keep us to- More than 100 cottage pray r meetings in Montrea and continued evangelical film presentations at Man and HJ Vorld were indications of spiritual response in Eastern Canada- Mr. Thompson is the vice- resident of Trinity Western College, Langley, B.C. Between denominationa >usiness sessions, the EF delegates considered education al, national, district and per sonal ways their denomination can participate in Ihe current year-long "calling of this con- tinent ot Christ." Rev. Tony Hanson of the ?irst Evangelical Free Church, Calgary, was conference chair- man. Meetings were to conclude at noon today in the denomina- tion's city church. Rev. Harold Jost is city minister. E. s. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAl LAB ITD. 204 Medical Denial Bldej. Phone 327-6565 Bed occupancy at the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital was five per cent lower in January 1973 than it was in the same month in 1972. And the average length of stay in hospital has been re- duced to 8.4 daja from 10.4. The figures wore contained in the hospital edminislrator's report to the February meeting of the Lethbridge General and Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 65 board, held Wednesday night. Andy Andreachuk, hospital district administrator, said the reduction in occupancy and length-of-stay rates can be at- tributed to a new bed utiliza- tion system adopted by the hos- pital. Under the system, when a atient Is admitted, a dis- diarge date is forecast. If the atient is still in hospital at the orccast date, the ease is exam- ined by a review board. A survey taken Feb. 15 show- ed that 45 people were waiting urgent surgery, while wople were awaiting elective imagery. The total waiting lis m that day was 425, comparec with a waiting list of 563 01 Feb. 15, 1S72. The Municipal II o s p i t a ihowed a January deficit o on expendiutres c .and revenues of 300. The auxiliary hospital ran deficit of in January, on revenues of and expen ditures of while South and Nursing Home operated on i surplus of arising [rom expenditures ot and revenues of The board also approved the appointment of Dr. A. M. Dye as chief of the eye, ear, nose and throat department, wh succeeds Dr. Ramon DeValle who had resigned to giv another doctor "a chance t take-over." Dr. DeValle will remain staff. The board also accepted request for a one-year leave o absence by Dr. Q. R. Schindler and gave Dr. K. W. Holt activ staff privileges at the hospita The Women's Auxiliary to th Lethbridge Municipal and Ga School of Nursing, and th Southland Nursing Home ported on their activities for th year. Mrs. Merle Smith, Municip Scholarships to 2 students A Lethbridgo and Cardsto student have been awardec University Community En trance Scholarships to Un vcrsity of Lethbridge. The first-year students, Mei Quo of Lethbridge and Robe Russell of Cardston, will eac receive spring semester en trance scholarships of INCOME TAX INDIVIDUAL, FARM, and BUSINESS RETURNS F. M. DOUGLAS 917-27 Street 'A' N. Ph. 328-0330, 328-1705 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. Lower level PHONE 327-2822 SMI LEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 spital auxibary president, d the hoard that from evision rentals would be ed to provide furnishings for lient visiting areas, when ey are completed. The lounges, which will pro- de areas for patients to meet th visitors outside their are being constructed in old kitchen facilities on ich floor. Mr. Andreachuk told the eeting that the lounges would e finished by year-end. riendship centre o be moved An application to establish le Native Friendship Centre t 800 6th Ave. S. was tabled y the Municipal Planning ommission Wednesday unti .e liaison officer to the com -ission submits his recom mendation. The building, on city ownet roperty, has been requestec y the Native Friendship So- iety on a temporary basis The Society's lease at the pres nt location expired Wed esday. Friendship centre official: ave been allowed to establisl an office at the 6th Ave. loca ion, but must await the MPC' pproval before setting up lub (the On other business, the com mission tabled applications iuUd a fourplex at 33 Norman ly Road and to move four du ilexes onto a lot at 331 Mth S S. until neighbors have had -hance to express their opin ons on the proposed devcloj ments. eight brands of American cigar- ettes, .three brands of British cigarettes, two French and one Italian brand. The warning is not required lor cigars and pipe tobacco al- though that kind of smoke is often inhaled. The warning on Canadian cigarette packs reads: "The de- partment of national health and welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked." Nol satisfied with the effect of the federal regulations, the rilish Columbia government st fall required that all cigar- te advertising including im- orted cigarettes carry the arning. Alberta Health Minister Neil rawford said in an -interview hat the provincial government ere doesn't plan any action re- arding the health hazard of racking. While the idea of a warning good, he said it is doubtful tat the province should enact Ifercnt regulations from the cderal government. Recently Health Minister larc Lalonde asked cigarette lamifacturers to. include tar and nicotine figures with cig- rette ads. The federal minister said that at and nicotine contain eancer- roducing and irritating chemi- a Is. In an interview in Edmonton, 'eter Stein, assistant director if the .Alberta Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Commission and 'a member of the Le Dain Com- mission on the Non-Medical Jse of Drugs, said government regulations can serve to create climate of thought in which >eople will consider the dangers drug use. Alcohol is easily the Jargest drug abuse problem, followed >y tobacco arid the other drup, ie said. Mr. Stein said a Le Dain re- port to be presented to the fed- eral cabinet at the end of March1 commission's final report deal with the effect of ad- vertising on drug abuse. The Canadian medical asso- ciation has called on the fed- eral government to take a stand against all forms of drug ad- vertising on the grounds that it has a "significant effect on the attitudes of children" and makes drug taking appear glamorous. ARTISTIC PICTURE flRT GAIURV OPEN DAILY SATURDAY 10-5 710-5 AVE S LETHftftlDGE-AlTA Super Special! 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