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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New Low European Fares Effective April 1, 1972. Make your bookings now for your Hol'iday in Britain and Europe. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 326-3201 SECOND SECTION Lelhbridge, Alberta, Thursday, March 2, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 2G NOW IN OUR NEvy LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG 740 41h AVE. S. LETHBRIDGt, AlBERTA Aik abogt Phorogiay The [ens lhal chongci with tht light. MFC meets An application to operate n day-care centre at Flcclwood- B a w (1 c ii Elementary School and the old Central School dur- ing the summer was tabled Wednesday by the Municipal Planning Commission. The application was made by a group of students seeking a grant under the federal oppor- tunities for youth program. A spokesman for the yroiip told the commision 10 students plan to run a day-care centre free of charge, to accommodate between 30 and 60 children whose parents are full-time stu- dents working during the sum- mer. Permission is needed from the city manager lo use Cen- tral School, and the public school board to use Fleelwood- Bawden, and also from the pro- vincial department of social de- velopment before the MPC will approve the application. Certificates from the Health Unit and fire inspector arc also necessary' before the project is approved by the MFC, Because Central School does not meet fire regulations, the facility is inadequate for use as day care centre, the commis- sion said. Flcehvood-Bawdcn would be appropriate for such use, however, with school board permission. On another matter, the com- mission turned down an appli- cation to subdivide 10 acres of Jartd south of 20th Ave. S. and cast of College Mall. Randy Holfeld, engineering director, said plans for (he sub- division have been submitted several times and each time standards of development have been downgraded. The proposed subdivision "does a lot of things which are he said. "We have to either pun the plug or ac- cept the downgrade of stan- dards." The applicant, Frandsen De- velopments, had asked that about two feet ol the street easement on 20th Ave. be in- cluded in the depth of the lots to make the lots comply with minimum standards. Subdivi- sion standards require lots to be 100 feet from front to rea: A Jefler to the commission concerning minimum side-yard requirements and fire safety Was also tabled. The letter, from the utility di- rector, emphasized the imrjor- tance of strict enforcement of the requirement that houses be at least 10 feet apart. A fire last week at 1244 5lh Ave. A S. illustrated the point. A house next lo the burning home was only four feet away and suffered "substantial dam- age." NOW AVAILABLE! CROWN OF THORNS PLANTS ONLY, EACH..... 4.95 Be sure to enter our F.T.D. FORGET-ME-KOT SWEEPSTAKES Wrn an oll-cxpenis Holiday for 2 in sun-filled and other great prlies. No obligalion, FRACHE'S Flower Shop 322 6 SI. S., Phone 327-5747 STEP RIGHT UP, GET 'EM RIGHT HERE Licence plales for all vehicles went on sale yesterday and Debbie Sfeen, an employee at the motor vehicles branch at Ihe Provincial Administration Building, 9lh Si. and 3rd Ave. N., displays one of the new plates and the registration form which must be filled out to obtain it. This year, no "green cards" be issued and if the vehicle is not in- sured it not be licensed. Anyone caught driving an uninsured cor after April 1 be subject to a fine of to or 90 days in jail. Deadline for having new licence plates on vehicles is March 31. A period of grace until April 30 has generally bean extended in the past. Kerber Photo Scouting is very much alive in Canada, said John Sharp, president of the National Coun- cil of the Boy Scouts of Canada and A. Wallace Denny, Deputy Chief Scout of the organization, who were in the city Wednes- day. The visit was part of their Western Canada lour 'to meet people in our communities and get feedback on Scouting at the community level." Mr. Sharp served two years as vice-president before he was elected president in May. He was greatiy involved in Scout- ing as a hoy and has since served in various positions on the executive. In 1068 he re- ceived Die Silver Acorn, the second-highest dislinction con- ferred in Scouting. M. Denny has served on the executive since 1952, being most active in (he Inter-Ameri- can World Scouting Organiza- tion. He is presently chief of the operations section with the Boy Scout Bureau in Geneva. He received the Silver Acorn in 19G2 and The Silver Wolf, highest honor, six years later. During tile two-week tour, Ihe two men will meet pro- m i e r s, lieulenant governors, CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BVDG. PHONE 327-7822 Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 7nd Ave. N. Phono 327-1222 McCready-Baines Pharmacy A Friend Ihe family can rely onl Prescription? Just Call 327-3555 We Deliver! When you're confined to bed, or just when you don't feel well enough to pick up a prescription rail us, Wo deliver! "WE ARE OPEN MONDAYS" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. cHARGEX 614 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3555 mayors of Hie larger cities and members of organizations such as United Appeal. Between and of the volunteer lenders in Can- ada have been visited as well as Scouts. Mr. Denny and Mr. Sharp feel that (he organization is well- equipped to meet the chal- lenges of the increased mem- bership, now There are no new programs planned for 1972, said Mr. Denny, The organization plans a continuous review o[ the Scouting programs so that no large revisions are necessary. Individual projects are most- ly up to {he community groups is a great deal of lati- tude for leaders and regions, lie said. The Rovers, boys and girls aged 17 to 231have almost com- plele freedom in Iheir activi- ties, lie said, while the Ven- turers, boys aged M to 17, have only a little less. The Cubs, to 11 and the Scouts, 11 lo 14 years, are under closer guidance. While in Lethbridge, the men met the mayor and the officers of Ihe United Appeal. After a dinner at Sven Ericksen's Fam ily Restaurant, an informal re ccption held where person? interested in youth could mce and speak with them. Mr. Penny and Mr. Sharp lef today for Saskatoon and Princ Albert, and will complele their lour Sunday. Personal meditation said social s cure By MAKl.ENB COOKSIIAW j Htaff Writer Society is trying to treal, llic symptoms of its illness and is even considering Hie cause, said Ray Harris, instructor of .ransccndcntal meditation in a lecture Wednesday at the Uni- versity of Lcthbridge. Mr, Harris is of value one puts on a life. Increasing complaints about mail service out of Lethbridge came up again. Chamber members' were requested to document complaints before the matter goes to (he post- master general to determine the exact nature of the com- plaints. Several matters on the agen- da will be carried over to the next meeting for further dis- cussion the main one being the rolo and effectiveness ol the chamber. Wealhcrup appointed The Herald Legislature Ilurcau EDMONTON The appoint- iienl of I.ahbridgo and Cal- members to the Alberta Housing Corporation brings the cf directors to nine from seven. Fred Vi'ealherup, automobile dealer and Mrs. Christine Perks, a Calgary arehitect, bring soutfacrn Alberta views to a board that ivas formerly all based in Ed- monton, The housing corporation, a Crown agency formed in 1967 under the Alberta Housing Act, provides a wide range of pro- grams to assist communities to provide residential accommo- dation, Corporation projects In the Lelhbridge area include: 1C3 units of subsidized family ac- commodation in 1970 and 1971, a million, 271-unit student residence at the University of Lethbricgc in 1971, and an 525 16-bpd home for tJie men- tally retarded in Coaldale in iD71. A study by the corporation recommended that the City oE Lethbridge build public housing for Jaw income groups. The cor- poration estimates that one public houj'lng unit is needed for every 503 people in a com- munity. Lclhbridge is without any public housing. With housing corporation as- sistance, pr.blic housing com- plexes have been constructed at Ta 'j er a ncl R ay iron d, to some extent taking the pres- sure for (liis kind of accommo- dation off Leihbridge. Man dies Cily police report J D.. Mc- Tlhargey, 2416 10th Ave. S. died instantly of a heart attack while operating a motor ve- hicle near the intersection o! 1st Ave. and 5th St. S. early Tuesday afternoon. "All evidence indicates Mr, Mcllhrgey was desd before his car slammed inlo a tree in Gait said a police of- ficial. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schworii Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phone 328-4095 2 ONIY LEFTI PHILIPS Automatic Electric COFFEE POT Regular 21.95 Priced to Clear Only, each RECORD BLUE Aufomatl: foilei cleaner Keeps bowl hygfenlcally clean end water crystal blue. A tjreal mcduct Mo phos- Call 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Celebrate Your Special Occasions af Ericksen's! This FRIDAY and SATURDAY EVENING "THE SUNSET 4" 8 to 12 p.m. No Cover Charge OLO nuornoN or 's lawu awuy 'ic PHONE 328-7756 FOS RESERVATIONSI ;