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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD MOndty, Mirch 3, 1975 One-car rollover kills one, injures four others Saturday A Calgary woman was kill- ed and four people injured Saturday when a car in which they were riding left Highway 3 and rolled in a ditch about 10 miles west of Lethbridge. RCMP say Barbara Hoof, 21, of Calgary died at the scene. A car driven by her brother, Dwayne Hoof, 22, also of Calgary was west- bound when it left the highway about one mile east of the junction of Highways 3 and 23. The car then rolled several times in the ditch. Four other passengers in the car were taken to Lethbridge hospitals following the accident. Mr. Hoof was taken to St. Michael's hospital where he is in fair condition with multiple fractures and lacerations. Loretta Lacourse, 15, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is in satisfactory condition at St. Mike's with a back injury; Charlene Howard, also of Sault Stc. Marie is in good condition at Municipal hospital and Hugh Healy Jr., 20, of Cardston was treated and released from Municipal following the accident, The accident is still under investigation and there has been no decision regarding an inquest. ri i i i Warranties Education week opens today, begun continues through Friday Fire scene Fireman Roger McAdam checks the carburetor of started it about p.m. Apparently a spark ignited a car that caught fire after a hockey game at the gasoline from a broken gas line. About Sportsplex Sunday night. The 1968 Rambler flamed damages was reported, when its owner, Dale Haughton, 1223 6th Ave. S., Games volunteers ate party clean There was spring like weather under a slight over- cast Saturday as the Canada Friend got car returned A man has been charged with car theft after a car was stolen from the Burger Baron, 1515 Mayor Magrath Drive Saturday. Lethbridge city police were called to the Burger Baron and were approached by Sandy Lee Howard, 626 10th St. N., who told them her 1964 Volkswagen had been stolen but was returned when her friend fallowed the alleged- thief and made him return the car, police say. Michael Vaughn Bennet, 18, of the Lethbridge district is scheduled to appear in provin- cial court this morning on a car theft charge. Winter Games wound up with a skating party for the Games volunteers and their families who helped make the Games a success. The potential of the party was about people, ac- cording to Winter Games of- fice manager Dennis Valen- tine. Organizers hoped for a turnout of at least he said, but the actual crowd was thinner. The party opened at 3 p.m. with skating on the speedskating oval next to the Sportsplex. There was enough chill in the air for the "wintry" atmosphere of a skating party, and a few snowflakes in the air. About BOO people came to the skating party, and to supper in the Sportsplex, said Mr. Valentine. Action moved to the Sportsplex at p.m. as par- ty goers lined up at 'the concessions for sandwiches, and continued with a dance after supper. About sandwiches went down the hatch: die AJdviu nuuge, ou Bernie Simmons and Bob Will EKCO cleaned us said the office manager. Their terms begin July PAPER TOWEL RUSSELL OUGHTRED hockey arena with In assorted Staff and concession 'space, Regularly Construction square-foot band a million arena and library and cultural office here is on post office, day care but Peigan band of- and square-foot are still looking for mercial area, tenants to rent commercial But commercial space lodge, which will bring Crow Lodge, ex- band offices and services to be ready for use scattered around the 15, will include a 500-seat under one roof, is The band had hoped to bring a bank into the complex, says II 'SiF manager Gregg Smith, MECHANIC SckMrtzNi 222 Sit St. found no takers. The band had also planned to rent space to a small store, Mr. Smith City Scene Man loses items worth About worth of items were reported stolen after a room at the Connaught Mansions, 3rd Avenue 10th Street South, was broken into Saturday. Craig Perry told Lethbridge city police between 12 and p.m. someone entered his room and took an electric guitar, a digital clock and in cash. He told police a window in his room was left unlatched. Rental car recovered in B.C. A car that was rented from College Mercury Sales Ltd., 1718 3rd Ave. S., Feb. 11 and riot returned has been recovered in Victoria, B.C. Lethbridge city police have received word from Victoria police the car was recovered after it was sold in a Vic- toria beer parlor for Police are looking for Garnett A. Maxwell from Goodrham, Ontario who rented the car and was to return it Feb. 14 but didn't. Rotary club elects officers Officers and directors were elected recently by the Lethbridge Rotary Club. Elected president was Bob Shackleford, who will succeed D. J. Higgins. John Loewen was elected vice president, Alan McCaskill secretary and Alex Gilchrist treasurer. Other direc- Hodge, Ron Butcher, Rudy Fast, Peter Giduk, Displays, special activities and a visit by education minister Lou Hyndman will highlight education week festivities today through Friday. Mr. Hyndman will visit St. Mary's separate school in Taber Tuesday afternoon. as part of his tour of a few schools in the province during education week. Accompanying the minister are to be the presidents of the Alberta teachers, trustees and federation of home and'school associations. The .County of Lethbridge secondary schools will place their education week emphasis on a career fair Wednesday. All grade .9 to 12 students are expected to attend, including those from St. Joseph's and St. Catherine's separate schools. The fair will include "walk through" displays designed to acquaint students with careers, a career film, panel discussion and talks by representatives of about 20 careers. Two city schools will not participate in -education week this year because of the school time lost during the Canada Winter Games, but many others have a variety of ac- tivities planned for day and evening. Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute, Catholic Central High School and Wilson Junior High School have no formal ac- tivities planned. Wilson has not planned activities because of the disorganization caused in the school by the December fire. It plans a grand opening when the renovations to the school are completed. Activities planned include: Gilbert Paterson School parent teacher interviews. Hamilton Junior High School parents are invited to attend the school on any day and will be welcomed to attend the March 3 staff meeting. General Stewart School Parents are invited to visit the school during classroom hours on any day in the school week. Fleetwood-Bawden School parents are invited to sit in on regular classes in the after- noons during the week. Westminster School Open house to p.m. Wednesday for classroom visitations. George McKillop School the community school concept of the home and school association will be showing the film Charlottes Webb March 7. St. Basil's School visitations as specified on in- vitations to parents. St. Paul's audio-visual displays, childrens' work dis- plays and other school work will be shown during parent- teacher interviews the after- noon and evening of March 6. Agnes Davidson Parent-teacher night March 5, during which students will br- ing their parents to school and show them various displays, projects and classroom materials. Allan Watson open house March 6. Students are to bring parents to school t'o see various school work dis- plays. Lakeview Open house and art show March 5 to 7. Senator Buchanan School Open house March 3 to 7 and two Grade 6 theatre presentations March 5. A home and school association sponsored bake sale is to be held March 7. Dorothy Gooder School Parents are encouraged to br- ing their lunch, drink free coffee and spend March 4 with their child. St. Patrick's School will hold education week ac- tivities later in the month. Galbraith School dis- plays, school projects, drama, music projects and a home and school association bake ARTIST'S CONCEPTION OF PEIGAN CROW LODGE RED CROSS BLOOD DONORS CLINIC March 4-5-6 Civic Sports Centre (Gym. No. 1) Tuwdiy to p.m. Wtdrwdiy 1 to 3 md 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. A 6 to 9 p.m. OBJECTIVE 950 PINTS 50TH SCROLLS J. Q. Oavis, Coalhurst M. L. Klrchner, Lethbrlge C. R. Kyle, Lethbridge C. Schalk, Lethbridge H. Scheller, Raymond J. Schulz, Lethbridge D. R. Stalker, Lemtiridge T. P. Story, Lethbridge J. Venhuls, Lethbridge L. Wildman, Lethbridge E. B. Zook, Lethbridge 75TH SCROLL A. Z. Slpos, Lethbridge 35TH SCROLLS K. P. Ball, Lethbridge A. Devries, Lethbridge L. Potuzak, Lelhbrldge L. S. Stevenson, Magrath J. I. Thiessen, Lethbridge T. Tsuklshlma, Coaldale 20TH PINS S. C. Jensen, S. Pohn, Lethbridge adds, but commercial development on the reserve is hampered by proximity to Pincher Creek, 10 miles west of Brocket. "I know the Co-op in Pincher Creek has 150 families from here doing their shopping in Pincher, and the IGA has 50." "With only 300 families on the reserve, that doesn't leave very much to shop Mr. Smith says Band manager Henry Potts admits the band hasn't "real- ly done any intensive investigating" for a tenant to operate a store, but agrees that reserve residents have traditionally shopped at Pincher Creek. The band may operate a store itself, he adds, but only as a "last resort." But with or without a store, the Crow Lodge is expected to provide a focus for develop- ment on the reserve. Surrounding the million lodge, being built by Watson Construction of Calgary, are 18 homes purchased by the band last year from Kainai In- dustries, the Blood-owned sec- BERGMAN'S NEW LOCATION 9th AVENUE NORTH CONDUCT CIUHT Just got on KMMMS FLOOD COVEMMS MO CARPET SPECIAL WAREHOUSE PRICES HhAvtnm North Md go Etitl OMN Yt TIL tiOO tional home factory in Stan- doff. "It will bring the communi- ty closer predicts Mr. Smith Long-range plans include siting 100 new homes by 1979. The first phase included the provision water, sewer, power and gas and the installation of 18 new homes. Scheduled for completion in October, the project has been delayed by what band manager Potts calls a "hangup in paperwork between CMHC and Indian af- fairs." The Peigan band plans to add 34 Kainai-buill houses to the townsite this year in an attempt to keep abreast of an acute need for housing on the reserve, Mr. Potts says. "A survey by Stanley and Associates said we needed 42 new homes in 1972 and that we would need another. 14 each year." The Peigan band has been planning the Crow Lodge since 1972. sale will be held the evening of March 5. St. Mary's School Education activities will be held March 17 to 21 when the school holds its school fair. Assumption School A follow-up meeting of the separate school community day activities will be held March 5 to continue a discus- sion of the involvement of the church, home and school in the education of children. All parents are welcome: 85 attended Labor school on weekend More than 85 students final- ly registered for the Lethbridge and district labor council's annual weekend labor school, registrar Al Packard said Saturday. Three courses were taught at the school, which ran Thursday and Friday evenings and all day Saturday. Training for union officers was run by Jim Shewchuk, a Calgary based Canadian Labor Congress represen- tative, collective bargaining by Harley Horn, a Canadian Union of Public Employees representative also from Calgary, and advanced shop steward training by Al Knipfel, an International Electrical Workers Union representative from Kitchener, Ont. Gil Borgford, CLC educa- tion representative for the Prairies, was the school direc- tor. Mr. Borgford said the three courses are basic tools for the labor movement, and most ac- tive union members take them at one time or another. Collective bargaining shows how contracts with manage- ment are reached, shop stewards have to police agreements to make sure they are lived up to, and without a good union local they fall apart, he said. Talent show March 22 A youth talent show will be held at the Lethbridge Public Library at 11 a.m. March 22. "Come and do what .you says children's librarian Ken Roberts. "Crack your knuckles to the tune of 0 Canada, if that's what you're best at." All potential performers are asked to notify Mr. Roberts of their intended participation well in advance of the talent show. More information is available by calling the library. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERING CtrtMtd Omul CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEMOLKirrALILOI. PHOM 127-9119 A new home warranty plan that is the first of its kind in Canada went into effect in Alberta Saturday. The program, to be ad- ministered by a private non profit company set up by the Alberta Council of the Hous- ing and Urban Development Association of Canada, in- sures new home buyers against major structural defects for five years, and against loss of deposit or downpayment due to builder default, to a max- imum. About 15 Lethbridge builders have registered un- der the program. The program covers all homes by registered builders. John Price, program manager, said it's expected it will include about 80 per cent of new dwellings built in Alberta this year. gone from station cash box An estimated ?100 was reported stolen from a cash box following a break-in at Spotlight Service Station Ltd., 804 3rd Ave. S. The break-in was reported about a.m. Saturday mor- ning, Lethbridge city police say. Entry was gained by breaking a window. A self-service car wash on 5th Avenue and 10th Street North was also broken into but nothing was reported stolen, police say. Land claim lecture Indian land claims will be the first topic for the Univer- sity of Lethbridge's Lunch and Learn series when it resumes Wednesday at the Lethbridge Public Library. Anthropology professor Keith Parry will discuss the history and validity of aboriginal rights and land claims at the first lecture, beginning at noon. The free lectures, on six Wednesdays ending April 9, are open to all persons regardless of academic background. JACK'S PLUMBING "Serving the City" PH: Jack Fuller 328-2515 FOX DENTURE CLINIC ESI. 192! PHONE 327-IM5 E. S. P. FOX, C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB JM MEDICAL DENTAL BLOG Is Any Possible Saving Worth The Risk? While most everything else is going up, up and up, the average cost ol a pre- scription medicine has remained constant. Insurance company statisticians estimate the average person spends about per year on prescriptions. Sometimes far away mail order firms 1 promise reduced prices on prescriptions. No possible savings could be .worth the personal attention a local pharmacy can give. For those few who are unable to afford medication, we cooperate at their physician's request. SAVE THE CHILDREN! Aceldtntd pollening ol children li Hill out ol MM imtl common nwdkil Doun'l It good MOM lor lo got logothor >nd glvl tho cMMnn brtak? A tow tMy 10 Mo proeoutlont In your IKMTM on bo dWtonnct. DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN RODNIV Qtonar McdlcO Mdf. Ml Mi An, I. ;