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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New Low European Fares Effective April 1, 1972. Make your bookings now for your Holiday in Britain and Europe. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 325-3201 The e Herald SECOND SECTION Lcllibridgc, Alberla, Tuesday, March 7, 1G72 PAGES 11 TO 22 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDG. 740 4th AVE, S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Aik obou! Photogray The lens lliot chongei thi light. white snow The weatherman is dangling a carrot in front of the wcary, snow bound populous of Lelhbridgo. He says a Chinook, bearing temperatures of 40 above, will blast its into (lie area to- morrow and will probably eat away (lie five inches of snow that fell on Monday. The low pressure area that brought the snow lias since tie- parted and is now hanging over western Ontario. It has been re- placed by a ridge of high pressure that will bring sunshine and cool temperatures to tins area today. The high today will be in the 20 above range and the low to- night will be 10 f.bove. The high yesterday was 44 above, while the mercury dipped lo three below over- night. Tomorrow, a westerly flow of warm air will push the tern, perature up to 40 above. Tho warm flow will be accom- panied by strorvg westerly winds. The temperatures should re- main mild over the area for most of the week, at the very least. Mavbe. County-to consider year A change in the school year may bo in the offing for schools in the County of Lethbridge, in- cluding four Huttcrite schools. A special eight-member com- miUec has been studying Hie feasibility of adopting a mod- ified school year since early January and has formed a rec- ommendation which will be put lo teachers, students, school boards ar.d parents at a series of public meetings. The committee will recom- mend that the first half of the school year begin on Aug. 16 and end Dec. 22. The school day would have to be increased by 20 minutes to meet provincial government requirements. The Christmas vacation would extend from Dec. 23 to Jan. 14. The second half of the year would run from Jan. 15 to June 15. Indian teams win Blood Indian basketball teams von three starting places for (he first Canadian Native Winter Games during Indian basketball playdowns in Gleichcn during Ihe weekend. The Golden Eagles, a men's senior team, the Warriorettes, a junior girl's team and the Blood Juniors, junior boy's team wrapped up first place finishes. Blackfoot Central, a senior women's team from Gleichen placed first in their category. Basketball teams from four Western Canadian provinces and the two northern territoriei will participate in the Native Winter Games to be held on the Blood reserve April 7 to 9. Three Lethbridge Friendship Centre teen organization-spon- sored basketball teams won third place trophies at the play- downs. These dates are tentative and would be subject to change o coincide with dcpartmenta" lamination dates. The present school year runs rom early September to June 10. C. E. Burge, superintended )f county schools, said thethbridge Broriers and Leih- Dridge Nationals, The Schwartz take-over, sign- ed Monday, was effective farch 1. Gordon Schwartz will remain an active director in nine otlier corporations not involved in the sale. He is involved in several real estate developments in A1- >erta and B.C., including a ho- el development in Calgary, npartmonfc buildings, housing developments, land develop- ments, Hy's Steak-Outs and Ely's of Canada, A ne w ri e velopmcnl in t h o U.S, which has been taking up increasing amount of Siis time is the Old Spaghetti Mill. The development is a chain of iarge spaghetti restaurants mid-1 ROOs motif, featuring European antiques. CORRECTION The city ol Lethhridge will remain a defendant in the law suit hehveen Harold William Crown and Glendale Recre- ation Ltd., and Holiday Village, Smith Brothers and Wilson Ltd and (he city. The Herald wishes to apol- ogize for any confusion which result eel from the story carried Monday. The particulars men- tioned in that story were pre- scnled by Ross Wilde, counsel for tha plaintiff, not by Judgi L. S. Turcollo. City elefense counsel Laurie McLean saiel the original state- ment, of claim in the law suit showed no grounds for a legal aclion against the city In a chambers hearing in February, Mr. McLean submit (cd an application to Judge L. S. Tin-colic, chief juelge of Ihe district court of southern Alberta, to have the charges against the city dismissed. Judge Turcotte ordered par titulars for a cause of action against the city be presentee by Mr. lirown before he wouk render his decision. Counsel for Mr. Brown, Ross Wilele, last week presented the alleged reasons for legal ac tion lo be brought against the city. Judge Turcottp ruled Mr. Me Lcan'i application be dismiss ed, but awarded the city for legal cosls because Ihe i plaintiff had failed (o provid legal grounds for a law suit in its original submission to thi court. An 800-seat restaurant has een operating in AUanta, Seorgia, one is opening in Bos- on next month arid one in (ansns is slated to open in two months. Land has been asscnv for opening of other mills n Dallas, Houston anet Fort Vorth later this year. Brother Eddie has been man- :ging the operations to date. Schwartz Agencies was onnded in 1927 by Henry Schwartz, falher of Gordon and He opened branches in Calgary, Brooks, Leduc, Ray- mond, Cranbrook and Leth- >vidge that year. Oily Iho jcthbridge branch weathered he depression. Henry Schwartz retired last year. Church leader here Thursday The new moderator of the United ,Church of Canada jc in the Lelhbridge area later this week. Dr. Arthur Moore will arrive March J> and will visit smal church groups in the city and surround ing district before leaving for Medicine HaL Friday afternoon. Dr. Moore's visit is a sub sliliite, since lie will be unable to attend a conference of rura a n d city churches i n Leth bridge in April. The purpose of that confer encR is lo improve the lines o communication between cit; and rural churches. 11 students in U of L elections Eleven candidates are in the for six positions oil the student's council at the Univer- sity of Lethbridge, There are only two women in :he field, which includes Uvo Holdovers from last year's council Tony Ditnnik who re- cently resigned a s external vice-p resident, and Brian Aman, the internal vice-pres- ident. Ken Ritnge, president of the council, is not standing for re- election. The election wil he unique in thai the candidates are not running for a specific office. The council constitution has heen abolished, at least for the time being, and the new coun- cil will decide on its own struc- ture. Otiier candidates are: Bob Blair, Tim Firth, Brian Francis, Joe Gryszezuk and Rick Gibbs from Arts and Sci- ence, and Hick Miller, Helga Pepnuck, Jesse Snow, and tTik Zanoni from Education. The balloting will be held on Wednesday, with an advance polt on Tuesday night. Education Week continues The wide ranging activities of Education Week are continu- ing in both public and separate schools in (lie Lcthbrltlye sys- tem. Tho main feature for today and Wednesday will be open houses, when parents have tlie opportunity to visit the schools to talk with teachers, view stu- dent projects and to just look around to see what is taking place. George McKiUop Elementary School be open to visitors this afternoon and evening. Other activities during the day include a hook fair, singing, poetry and an art display. St. 'raid's School and Cath- olic Central High School will also be open to the public to- day. Wednesda y w il! be open house day at several schools including Senator Buchanan, Agr.es David s o n, Galhraith Ijcthbridge Collegiate Institute General Stewart, St. Patrick's Wilson Junior High and West' minister. Mr. Brooks said. The LCC is currently in its first year of an extensive ath- letic scholarship program de- signed to attract top grade athletes. Mr. Brooks said three basket- ball games played here were completely sold out and other games at Ihe Civic Centre, Raymond and Stirling were also sold out or close to full capacity. Interest in collegiate sports among southern Alhertans is intensive and growing, but here remains some apathy to- wards s LI di events among col- lege students themselves. Because of community Inter- est and the projected growth of he college, a facility to ac- commodate "thousands" is re- quired, Mr. Brooks said. The college is currently at- iempting to persuade the city to build a proposed new ice arena at the college. The college hoard and! ad- ministration "recognize the in- ability of us (LCC) to gather all the students at one Mr. Brooks said. "We feel badlv about the sit- uation now confronting the In- dian tournament." He suggested that the Indian teams participating in the tournament could use the LCC facility during the day, white the college sponsored tourna- ment goes on as planned in the evening. The Lethbridge Friendship Centre teen organization, spon- sors of tfie all Indian tourna- ment, say they will look into Mr. Brook's suggestion. TUESDAY Tuesco, god of war, was rec- ognized by the Anglo-Saxons in the naming of Tuesday, million prepaid taxes The local assessment depart- ment received in pre- paid taxes during the first two inonlhs of the year. The deadline for payment of property taxes in advance to take advantage of a five per cent annum interest until June 30 was Feb. '29. Last year, property .owners paid in taxes during the same time period. All property taxes are due June 30. CLIFF BLACK, Cerliliecl Denial BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. ____PHONE 327-2822____ Super Special! 3 ONLYI EASYGLIDE EXTENSION Traverse Rod by Kirsch Size Reg. 8.50 SUPER SPECIAL, ONLY 4 Coll Hoiiscwares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN NEW and USED MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAINI TUESDAY SPECIAL! SNAK 2 Pieces Delicious Kenlueky Fried Chicken, Golden Brown French Frici. TUESDAY ONLYI Colonel Sandm and fits boys makeit'Jinjerlickin'jood" OUAUTY S500H TKf. 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