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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Solurdoy, March 3, 1973 The city Briefly Speaking Buildings auction planned Tlio city will begin holding public sales and auctions of buildings and their contents in the downtown redevelopment area as they become available. Bill Brown, parks and his- toric operations supervisor, said Friday wide-spread inter- est has been shown in the build- Ings in the area, but that calls to his office concerning them at this stage would be unproduc- tive. Farmers in the surrounding district have called about buy- ing some of the buildings and relocating them, Mr. Brown said. Other residents are inter- ested in "bits and pieces" of commercial buildings which should become vacant by No- vember. Mayor heads for Pacific Mayor Andy Anderson will take a six-week break from city business starting next week. The mayor and his wife leave Tuesday for a vacation to sev- eral countries In the eastern Pacific region, including Ja- pan, tlie Philippines, Australia and New Zealand. Local Kinsman honored The Lethbridge Kinsmen Dub Friday night honored one of the first members tlic club ever had in Lethbridge. Dr. A. S. Frnnerton, 1714 13th Ave. S., a city dentist, was given a specially engraved mug by his fellow Kinsmen. Dr. Fumerton Is a charter member of. the club, founded in the city in 1928. Girl missing since Thursday A 16-year-old girl has been missing since Thursday morn- ing from her parents1 home in Coaldale, and RCMP request that anyone knowing the where- abouts of the girl notify them. Cindy Lou Bareham was last seen wearing a white blouse, white hot pants, a rawhide vest and a red nylon jacket, and high black boots. She is five foot, two inches tall, 115 pounds, medium build, with green eyes and short dark curly hair. Witchcraft lecture at U of L The dean of arts and science at the University of Calgary will be guest speaker at the University of Lethbridge Mon- day. Dr. Robert Weyant's lecture on "witchcraft" will be held at 7 p.m. in Room E690 of the Academic Residence Build- ing. No admission will be charged. Swimming clinic postponed The swimming examiners' clinic scheduled for the Fritz Sick pool postponed spring. Sunday has been until later this It was postponed when ot- 'cials ddlermined attendance would not warrant staging the clinic. HEIN1TZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. FOR YOU? COMPLETE Phone 328-1773 WEDDING REQUIREMENTS InvilatTons Announcements (24 Hour Service If Necessary) Bride Books Thank You Cards Napkins Mulches WQ provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING REHABILITATION SOCIETY of LETHBRIDGE 1261 2nd Ave. A. N. Requires 1. A Secretary Receptionist 2. A Supervisor (Male) Applicants must be interested in working with ihe handicapped. Employment commences April 2. Salary negotiable with experience. Send complete resume to: Director, 1261 2nd Ave. A N. Federal Liberals get nationalism lecture By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Canada is for all Canadians and should always be was Uw message in an outburst of na- tionalism presented by Marcel Prud'homme, federal Liberal Member of Parliament for Saint-Denis, Quebec, in Leth- bridge Friday. He told 40 members of Lelhbrldge Federal Liberal As- sociation at the group's annual meeting that all Canadians share many things in common. He said he hoped Canada wouldn't have to face another election similar, to the, one in 1972 which was fought on the basis of bigotry. He told the association that although all Canadians share Ericksen returned as Liberal chief Brewery expansion goes ahead Sicks' Lethbridge Brewery has announced it now is going ahead with an expansion pro- gram costing more than mil- lion. The two-storey addition to the fermenting cellar will comple- ment existing facilities, said Jack Lakie, brewery general manager. Tenders for the project were called several monllis ago but contracts were only let recent- ly to Kenwood Engineering Construction and Glen Little Construction, both of Leth- bricige. Construction and installation of new equipment is by loca companies employing loca help and local sub-contractors said Mr. Lakie. "The confidence Albert ans have expressed in our beer lee us to the decision to expand our he said. Sven Ericksen was returned by acclamation as president of the Lethbridge Federal Liberal Association at the group's an- nual meeting In Lethbridge Fri- day. The other members of the ex- ecutive of the association were also returned for 1973-74. Allan Graham is vice-president with Peggy Flaa second vice-presi- dent. Treasurer Is Joe Perlich and secretary is Donna Neville. Bill Olefsion is past president. Other members of the execu- tive for the year are Park Strate. of Cardstoii, Mel Feng- stad of Fort Macleod. Ken Me- Gurk of Pincher Creek and Dr. William Cranley of Lethbridge, Directors named to the asso- ciation include Walter Boras of Iron Springs. Earl Gibbons of Picture Butte, and John Boras, Dave Blakeley, Doug Card, won some seats in Alberta. He said now that there is an Alberta liberal caucus, Alber ta has a strong voice with Ot tawa. The caucus consists the J9 federal Liberal conslitu ency presidents throughout thi 19 ridings in Alberta. Thes members are backed by th various unsuccessful candidate who ran in the past election. Mr. Ericksen said there wer many faults with the Libera party organization as with a organizations. He called fo constructive criticism, not ope condemnation. .any things .in common, too iany listen to the' few ress the difference? just to iake gains for themselves. No one culture in Canada Is .reater than another and all seople were born equal ev- rybody in Canada is equal, he tressed. He criticized the CBC for not oing more to promote Canadi- anism. He said the government- 'Wned radio and television em should show more of Can- ada to all Canadians. He blasted the opposition party in the federal govcrn- nent for making everything ook bad. "If you listen to the opposition now, it is like they are describing another country everything is going bad." In an effort to assist the local association choose delegates to Lhe provincial convention in later (his month', Mr. Prud'hommo advised the group to involve young people, even if they know nothing about pol- itics. They should ne interest- ed but they shouldn't be radi- cals there are other parties for that kind, he claimed. He closed his address by tell- ing the audience that there is no sense in eastern and west- em Canadians talking about anything unless they learn to respect each other. Ill LetllbriaSe Laurence Hoye, Harold Moody, Gary Osberg, John Williams, Bob Russell leader of the Alberta Liberal party, told Charles Virlue and Ralph Ten-the annual meeting of the Lethbridga Federal Liberal nant' a11 Tom Cardwell of Cardston Association here Friday he would contest the pending was honorary director. Calgary-Foothills provincial byelection. The riding was left jjr. Ericksen told the 40 pcr-vacont when Len Werry was killed in an automobile sons at the meeting that if the provincial Liberal organization accident lost week-end. The Liberals have no members had stronger> prime Min-in the Alberta legislature. ster Trudeau's would Police A special meeting of the Let hbridge police commission will be held at an unspecified date to consider law enforcement policy. Aid. Vera Ferguson sparked the discussion on the role of the police when she asked Chief Ralph Michelson at the commission's regular meeting to keep the commission informed of the success of the zone we tern adopted by the Calgary pV lice force. The zone system is -an to get better police-community relations through closer contact between a police officer and the people in an area tie is patrolling. Chief Michelson pointed out that with the city of Calgary divided into four zones, each zone will be bigger than Lethbridge. Aid. Ferguson arid Aid. C. committed by local kids, because of our good contact with students." The commission also accepted a statistical report for January, which shows an increase of 87 criminal code violations over January 1972. Tha largest specific increases are in the areas of thefts, anr frauds. In January 1972, 9-thefts were committed, while ir January of this year, 127 theft. Crash damage up, number decreases GERALD A. BULLOCK, B.A., D.D.S. AND DENNIS S. BULLOCK B.Sc., D.D.S. wish to announce they have relocated their dental office to the Main Floor, Suite 101 MEDICAL DENTAL BUILDING COR. 7lh ST. ond 5th AVE. 5., UTHBR1DGE Chichester agreed that some at- tempt should be made to de- velop better relations between the police and the community. ('A kid should grow up think- ing of the policeman as a freind, not an Aid. Ferguson said. The rate of petty crime could be cut down if there was closer contact between the po- lice and the people, she said. The Lelhbrldge force is work- ing with students at city schools, noting that "the last se- ries of break-ins we had was not Lcthbridge experienced three traffic fatalities in 1972, a de- crease of hvo from 1971. Properly damage resulting from traffic accidents fotalled Prime Min-1 last year, up from 991 in 1971, and In 1970. However the number of ma- ior accidents those resulting in damage over de- clined in 1972 to In 1971, major accidenls were re- ported to police. The tola! number of acci- denls has increased slightly from 1971, wifh 24 more traffic accidents reported lasl year lhan in 1971. The number of registered mo- tor vehicles in the city jump- ed by over in the same pe- riod. According to statistics con- lained in the annual report of the police force, December ap- pears to be the most danger- he traffic accidents hroughout 1972 occurring in that month. And May appears the safest month during the year, as fig- ures indicate that only 150 acci- dents happened in that month last year. About one-third tit all drivers involved In motor-vehicle mis- haps in 1972 were under 25 years of age. Drivers 60 over accounted for only about one-tenth of the total number of drivers involved. No statistics were given, how- ever, of the comparative num- bers of drivers on the road in each age category. Prosecutions were brought against people for traffic violations, compared to prosecutions brought in 1971. And in 1972, there were over parking violations, an in- crease of several thousand were committed. There were 31 fraud eases In January 1973, while police han- dled only 11 frauds in January last year. Damage resulting from mo- lor vehicle accidents totalled In January 1973, com- A f w pared with damage in t on] the same period last year. four all of them However the number of acci- tknls has declined from in ous month to drive, with 407 of l from the 1971 figure of 4 city intersections have no major mishaps January 1972 to 210 in January of this year. There have been no traffic fatalities yet this year. Martin Bros. Funeral Homes Ltd. (2nd GENERATION) Serving South Alberta for over half a century (1922-1972) Presents THE SUNDAY HOUR LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHERN CHURCH MALE CHOIR Director. MR. HENRY KSAU5E Accompaniir, MRS. MARY SCHROEDER SUNDAY, MARCH 4lh to a.m. and p.m. to a.m. CJOC-7V CHANNEL 7 THE TRADITIONAL CHAPEL THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 812 3rd Avenue South 703 13lh Street North l GENERATION FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSELLORS FOR PRE-ARRANGEMENTS (Authorized by Ihft Alberta Government Security Commiuion) The highest mimher of acci- dents 19 occurred at the corner of 5th Ave. and 13th St. S., which is controlled with stop signs. Eighteen major collisions were reported at the intersec- lion of 3rd Ave. and Mayor Ma- grath Drive, while 17 accidents occurred at the corner of 3rd Ave. and 13th St. The intersection of Mayor Magrath Drive and 20th St. rec- orded 16 major accidents. Commenting on the figures, Insp. Bill West of the city po- lice traffic division, said the high numbers could be explain ed by the fact that these inter- sections handle about 20 times more traffic than a residentia corner. Most of the mishaps at these corners were caused when driv- ers failed lo obey Ihe traffic control devices. MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 27-7990 R.W.Y. UPHOLSTERING PHONE 328-5257 ANYTIME LAURENCE K. HIGA B.A. LIB AND JAMES ARTHUR WOOD BSC PHARM. LIB take pleasure in announcing lhat they are now carry- ing on the praclise of law in parlnership under ths {irm name of HiGA WOOD BARRISTER AND SOLICITORS OFFICES AT: 519 7lh ST. S., LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 327-1523 or 327-1529 BRANCH OFFICE: 4811 53rd ST., TABER, AITA. PHONE 223-3577 ;