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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 ME LITHBKIOGE HERALO Tnutxley, r Wt Education institute tonight 1 A presentation on the white I paper on taxation and how it will affect labor will kick off the Lethbridge and District La- bor Council education institute t o n i g h t at 8 o'clock. The ses- sion is open to the public. George Home, political edu- cation director for the Cana- dian Labor Congress, will make the address in the Labor Club. The institute, expected to d r a w 80 delegates from labor in the city, will deal with shop stewards, trends in collective sargaining, and union adminis- tration and parliamentary pro- cedure. ONLY 48 PINTS TO GO Wendy Anderson donates her second pint of blood at the spring Red Cross Blood Donors' Clinic in the Civic Sports Centre while four of the five men presented with 50-donation scrolls prove if can be done. Left to right, John Green, Joe Smerek and Joe Kovacs, all of Lethbridge, and Carel Navritil of Noble- ford display their 50-donation scrolls. Missing is John Duthie of Lethbridge. The clinic has been termed very successful for the first two days, with 752 pints of the 950 quota filled. The clinic ends tonight with donations accepted from 6-9 o'clock. Residents meet with auto dealer, plans made to solve problems By HERB JOHNSON Hera'ld City Hall Reporter Residents adjacent to Dunlop Ford Ltd, Mayor Magrath Drive, met with the business' owner Doug Dunlop at a Mu- nicipal Planning Commission meeting Wednesday. The session was used to dis- cuss the complaints of resi- dents, who claim the automo- tive dealership has lowered values on their property. Present were Walter Stew- art, who lives near the new Dunlop Ford dealership on Mayor Magrath Drive; Doug Dunlop, president of Dunlop Ford; and some other resi- dents of the area. Mr. Stewart presented his case, referring to items regard- ing the dealership he felt were causing problems for the resi- dents of the area. Mr. Dunlop informed the meeting of what actions had been taken so far to rectify the situation and in- vited the residents and the commission to meet with him at any time to discuss further changes. The commission, in discuss- ing the matter after the dele- gations had left, decided no ac- tion on its part would be taken at this time. Alderman Steve Kotch said it would be "prema- ture" to take action now, sug- expansion okayed A new warehouse, boiler room and mill for Southern Feeds Ltd. was approved at Wednesday's meeting of the Municipal Planning Commis- sion. The development will be lo- cated at 3227 2nd Ave. N Refused was an application from Cough's Auto Body Ltd. for an auto body shop, automo- tive repair and sen ice station at 123 North Mayor Ma- grath Drive. The application was turned down on the grounds the development was Motor hotel turned down The Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday turned down an application from Sior- mor Developments Ltd. of Cal- gary for a two-storey 46-unit motor hotel at 1023 Mayor Ma- grath Drive. The has now been refused twice, both times because of density standards. When first turned down two weeks ago the floor area ratio had been 0.72; this tune it was 0 above the required 0.50. not suitable for that location, service stations were not per- mitted in that particular zone and that access from Mayor Magrath Drive was not permit- ted at that point. Also refused was a request from Eugene Welterlich Con- struction for permission to build a four-suite apartment at 1015 12th St. C N. A delegation of residents from the area protested that' the area was zoned for single- family units and that it should remain that way as much as possible. The commission, which can approve multi-family units in single-family areas, ruled that the apartment was not consid- ered desirable in that particu- lar location. cess to the lot some time in the future if changes in the street systems are carried out. Also tabled was an applica- tion from Gerry Wevers for a plumbing shop at the rear of a building at 403 13th St. N. Two other firms currently occupy the front of the store. Several members of the com- mission felt the development was appropriate for the area and that the application should be approved. There were prob- lems, however, with the zoning bylaw, which states that the shop must front onto the street. Mr. Wevers is to be in- formed of the conditions he must fulfil in order to comply with the bylaw. The commission proved two home also ap- occupation Tabled was an application from Louis Chow for a res- i for a landscape contractor and businesses a phone service taurant at 205 8th St. S. Mr. Chow is to be informed that there may be only limited ac- an office for a drywall con- tractor. A third an office for a sign painter was tabled. Charolais youth association headed by Maiis Malmberg A Canadian Charolais Asso- ciation program designed to ac- For the present, the main ac- tuiues of the group will lie in involve more young Ca- regional and national promo- The developers had removed nadians in the growing Charo-1 tion, with emphasis on econ- from the original plans the dm-1 lais cattle breed, has resulted m.c beef production This will and m the recent formation of the be done through the use of mo- jon Canadian Youth Charolais As- i vie and slide presentations, dis- ing and cocktail lour.ge coffee shop, but the revis: was not quite enough to meet sedation the zomnig Mavis Malmberg of Coaldale, The developers have elected _ president of the made application, along with the to citiy council to have the density standards re- vised. The bylaw amendment has been given f.i st reading and the necessary public hear- ing is set for 1- The proposed I.MOH if ap- and workshops on the 4-H BYU has Alberta night Albert-a Night was celebrated at Brigham Yourg University in Provo, Utah, Wednesday and the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alber- ta is having a hand in it. In response to a request from Kenneth Young, president of the university's Canadian Club, TCASA forwarded half a dozen of the recently published posters on the theme History Lives in Southern Alberta, which depicts the Fort Whoop- Up flag and Union Jack and gives a little history of Leth- bridge and Fort Maeleod. Oth- er informatioin was also pro- vided. The posters and information are also to be used for Interna- tional Week March 21-27 and Canada Week April 4-10, help- ing to advertise southern Al- berta. When questioned how he was aware of the new posters, Mr. Young replied that they had been seen in picture in The Lethbridge Herald to which the Canadian Club subscribes. Mr. Young also advised that the 554 Canadian students at BYU makes it the largest sin- gle body of Canadian students outside Canada. There are about 400 students from Alber- ta of which more than half are from southern Alberta. that Mr. Dunlop be given a reasonable length of time to display his good faith and make changes requestec by area residents. A suggestion by Aid. Kotch that the city might undertake to plant trees to provide more screening around the dealer- ship met some approval, al- though no resolution was pass ed. Aid. Kotch said that since "it was the city that the city should perhaps try to provide a better barrier be tween the development and the residential area. The "goof" was in reference to a three-foot hedge that is Je signed to provide screening Tosh Kanashiro, city develop- ment officer, pointed out tha the MPC had waived a recom mendation by the planners tha a six-foot fence be used, a least until the hedge grew to an adequate height. He said that since tha MPC had stipu lated only a hedge, the citj ......_.o _. was not in a position to ask March 11. Dunlop Ford to provide any I A dinner meeting will replace more screening. the regular board meeting to The hedge was to be at least an0w Mr. Stalinski to meet three feet high when planted i wjth members of tbte news me- and was to grow one foot a I dia. SUPERMARKET LIQUOR STORE OPENS The cily's first self-serve Alberta liquor store opened at this morning on 8th St. S., immediately east of the former down- town liquor store which sold its last product at p.m. Wednesday. The facility with square feet of space is larger than the former store. The store oper- ates like a supermarket, with the products stacked on shelves and tables and most bot- tles individually priced. A customer selects his liquor, beer, wine or what have you and may use a grocery cart, hand-held basket or simply carry his purchase to one of the three (later four) checkout counters for paying and wrapping. There is on-site park- ing for 20 vehicles. In the 1969-1970 financial year liquor and beer sales in Lethbridge totalled million giving the province a net profit of million. Beer sales were slight- ly higher than liquor sales. Gross profit to the province on liquor sales were about 50 per cent and on beer sales less than 25 percent. _________ attend church dinner in funds-fellowship night Supervisor Calgary AID coming here George Stalinski, supervisor of Calgary's Advice, Informa- tion and Direction Centre, will be key speaker at the next meetirig of the Lethbridge AID year, according to the condi- The dinner meeting has been AID Almost Canadian Red Cross Youth members and their teacher-sponsors have contributed more than to assist young people in Canada and overseas. tions of the original approval set for The Town Chef at 7 p m. of the project. There was van-ing opinion on whether it would do this, or survive at all. Mr. Stewart told the MPC the hedge has suffer- ed damage from being run over by vehicles driving onto the lot, although parked trucks now prevent this from happen-1 ing. I Mr. Stewart also pointed to 1 other businesses in the city j that are better screened from j adjoining residential areas i Aid. C. W. Chicheiter said the main issue seemed to be the matter of screening and sug- j gested this could be worked out. Chairman Joe Balla j agreed that it could be resolved without too much dif- CI.MUK IIYAN Publisher to speak .Ji; ed..tr nr ilii- Lr vo ir at Ci'ai-i'-iir c" Commerce a-.ri'i.d ilrmi Marcn iJ. V.ie .ru: I'.v El .1- at V p. ;u jTi-.ultc: hosi si; Mr I1..an hi- IXMI the A.I..II by ijv ..M C- f.ii --i! IV II I.1- r aca. liif fitflil u" i i nu. Mr Rv.-" a bozrtl of fir diar. Pri'.--: MC N1- Viri'iii: liiC N. -1 tMMl Prv.--, C-ili .-..'il1 Nrw-i if ran--. 1'jv r.icr .1 cy aiiin1 j't 11! j.- to "d 'i.i1 M Tif'-r's ri'rncr r-" purchased from the chamber office at per person. i -There are many people M fluid who are only too will- -MI: to be depressors; it is our 'if'.', to spread some hopeful- and the Rev. Dr. .li-i-k Paterson of Calgary told I j gathering of about 350 pco- u1" at a United Church fellow- p dinner Tuesday night. Dr. Paterson was a guest s-v-aker at the dinner which v, 5 held to raise funds to help i -st United Church moot com- on building fund de- L.-'itures. People from the li.ee United Churches paid iTi-h a couple) to attend. I intend to tell about this iiner throughout the prov- said Dr. Paterson, "be- cvise it is a good illustration the kind of co-operativeness i- ..t needs to be in evidence to- il iy." Dr. Paterson is the presi- f it of the Alberta Conference The United Church of Can- Also speaking at the dinner the Rev. Dr. Nelson Mer- ci a former minister of United Church in hbridge, now of Calgary. Mercer spoke of the impor- 1 of giving priority to hu- dinner, together with regular givings, will enable the con- gregation to meet its commit- ments for the current year. Chairman of the planning committee and for the evening was Bill Kergan. Entertain- ment was provided by Wendy Grigg; Len Zoeteman; and The Carousel Two. (Janice Patter- son and Linda The made by Doug Walker of The Herald was rec- ognized through the presenta- tion of a painted picket to start his long-awaited fence. Refugees expected eud of March The latest word from the Manpower Centre is that seven Tibetan refugees and their families should be ar- riving in the city near the end of the month. CMC officials a n n ounced Monday the refugees were being brought in to work on farms in the area as part of an .11 :n relationships. j agreement worked out to alle- "irst United Church, located j viate the situation in refugee the corner of 13th Street and Avenue North, built its new ii u r c h in the early 1960s fi- iL-.nced largely on the deben- csmps in India. Lethbridge had been chosen as the one centre in the Prai- ries to receive refugees large- i.i.e plan. Increasingly it hasjly because of the availability k'COine difficult for the con-1 of employment on row crop "Cation to meet its obliga- j farms and the cosmopolitan to the individuals holding' nature of the population, they notes. Proceeds from the! said. The latter should aid greatly, they feel, in the refu- gees' integration into Southern Alberta society. Draws remand Robert Thompson of Leth- i appeared before Judge W. Hudson Wednesday injj i.. ihbridge Magistrate's Court' pleaded guilty to five j r-i'irges of false pretenses. He i B was remanded in custody until! March 8 for sentencing. I QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denfai Mechai Capitol Furniture Bldg. am PHONE 328-7684 1 inie I J proved bv council, allnu new association, and the group's main aims lie in pro- moting economic beef produc- tion in Canadian 4-H, the cat- llcraen and of tomor- SCClvS SOU row, and relating the ideas and philosophies hack to the Cana- dian Charolais Association. The youth association's first order of business has been to SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone 328-2176 rcprcipmatlon on tho Charolais Association board, well as provincial boards "A board position will lit a platform for our views and ideas, and will hrip us become a responsible, qualified said Mifxi Malmberg Ixithhndgf city police seeking the whereabouts Kenneth Brvan Hardesty, Police received a letter from ficulty. Another problem, over- ly bright lighting, apparently is in the process of being solved. Mr. Slew art said tho 1 lights on the lot were not as j bright as they were, but sug- gested there was room for im- provement. Mr. Dunlop admit- ted there had been a problem with the lights because of the particular wiring involved hut this was being rectified and in- vited area residents to como of j out at night and help adjust them to an acceptable level. Hardosty's mother in Texas. She had not heard from her son since April 21, 1970 She said he had left for Lethhririge to visit a friend. Anyone knov.ing the where- abouts of thus man is asked to] contact ciK police, telephone By MERLE NORMAN Ready-To-Wear MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COLLEGL MALI 12S 1525 "llnmr of tlir 1'rnonnl Plan" donation to heart fund The Association of United Ukraman Canadians of IiOth- bridge recently made a dona- tion of S1SO to the Heart Fund campaign in tlie city A Heart Fund official the total from such donations and bequests so far this is nearly She said this is "very good" and better than previous years. N'O WEDDINGS According to the pohc> cif ths> Nikka Ytiko Centennial den, as set out in no uwl- ding ceremonies arc alloued to be held in the garden. Located in ZELLER'S SHOPPING CENTRE 1644 Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-3760 16 oz. Reg. 1.59 PRICES EFFECTIVE TILL CLOSING SATURDAY OIL of OLAY 3.19 Westminster Dryg Ltd. Next to Northside Safeway 425 Westminster Shopping Plaza Phone 328-7833 MAGNOLAX LAXATIVE L17 4 oz. Reg. 3.90 LiSTERINE MOUTHWASH 20 01 Rsg, 1.79 12 oz Reg. 3.95 CORICIDIN D FOR COLDS. 24 Tabs CREST TOOTHPASTE Reg. 1.29 ANSODENT 1.09 11 01. Reg. 1.59 RESDAN 6-02. Reg. 1.59. 10-oz. Reg. 2.55..... 1.05 1.89 ROBITUSSIN COLD SYRUP W 4 oz. Reg. 1.35 Westminster Drug Ltd. WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE Phone 378-7833 LOZENGES 20 per pkg. Reg. 98c Boyd's Pharmacy Ltd. ZELLER'S SHOPPING CENTRC Phone 328-3760 ;