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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE UTHBKIOCI HIHAID IWt U of L work issue not settled Settlement has not yet been reached among University of Lethbridge construction man agement the electri cians union and a nonunion electrical contractor on the unrtorsity Roy Letbbridge secretary of the building con struction trades council said he had met with the group this but that no agreement had been made concerning the possibility of issuing the non union men with special work He said he was awaiting a decision from the electricians union international office in Berlando said he did not anticipate problems to arise which resulted in a one day work stoppage by union employees of other trades working on the new university In the overall labor Berlando said the car penters local union will be meeting March 21 to discuss a settlement proposal with the Alberta building con struction contractors associa Contracts for six trades ex pire April and university of ficials are concerned that lack of settlement in the trades could force construction work on the campus to a Emergency meeting in Edmonton Three Lethbridge civic offi cials are in Edmonton today attending an emergency meet ing of the executive of the Al berta Urban Municipalities As Mayor Andy Dep uty Mayor Rex Little and Fi nance Director Allister Find lay are representing the city at discussions on the provin cial governments announced ceiling of million on grants to The cutback in grants has caused concern in Lethbridge and elsewhere about lack of funds in the coin ing City Manager Tom Nutting told city council Monday it could mean the city might be to short this Deputy Mayor Little says the move is added evidence that the whole tax system should be restructured to give the municipalities greater con trol over thsir own Open house Tourist map for south progressing favorably Drafting of a tourist map for i order to qualify for matching southwestern Alberta is arpssme favorably the board Ki i the resignation of sven of directors of the Erlclisen jjernice Cosianzo C o n v e n t i o n Association appointed a duector for southern Alberta was told the city succeeding Tuedav nihl Ted Bnile was ap is exited the map ccTe Via TA Infi i awkward position of not know ing where they After a lengthy discussion on grants the TCASA board decided they wtuld just have to wait until API i 1 to see how the new pro gram works and what the zones grants will ALBERTA GOING WELL These licence plate provided by the Tourist Industry Association of are selling well in the southwestern Alberta tourist says Frank manager of the Travel and Convention Associalion of Southern They are available at Treasury the lethbridge office of the Alberta Motor Associ ation and TCASA office for With the Alberta tar Alberto rose and Alberta they are designed lo promote tourism for the Profits from sales are to be split amongst the 12 tourist zones and the Alberta assoc iation for further The plate holders are to be made available in the zone through service stations and Treasury So they are available in Letn Pincher Fort Macleod and TCASA directors picked up plates for their areas Tuesday Illegal importation Sevenyear term on drug charge er will be presented to the board at next months meeting for approval or Tte folder features a large map of the southwestern Al berta tomist It will have 35 or more points of interest symbolized in the Circle tours are to be designated for the showing what at tractions can be taken in from any point in a specified On the reverse of the large zone map will be a city map showing the points of interest in Opposite will be a map of Waterton Lakes In ternational Park and ons of Waterton Park The association is planning on Bruiting copies of the folder for distribution to tour ists throughout the zone and as mail In other business it was indi cated the directors have to get cracking on There are 125 members paid to date for Last year paid up memberships totalled The association has to have its memberships into the province by the end of the month in One city director is quired to occupy the seat for merly held by Ericksen John association first was named chairman of the budget committee for The prov ince has said it tourist association budgets for 1972 by 1 of this year in order to review the discuss them and have ample time to prepare its budget The board was also informed the province might be interest ed in staffing border ciossing information There are three such crossings in this A new system of provincial financing in the 12 tourist zones has left the zones in the The students and Home and School Association of Wilson Junior High School are to hold an open house Wednesday at the school from 7 to The program will include a bake sale and teacher guided tours of the school and student By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer Vincent Thomas Brown of the United States was sen tenced Tuesday in Lethbridge to seven years in jail for il legally importing drugs into Canada and for illegal posses sion of marijuana for the pur pose of of no fixed abode in the was found guilty when he appeared before Jus tice Milvain in Alberta Supreme Court in A seven year sentence was given for importing the drugs into Canada and a concurrent twoyear sentence on the mari juana It was the first time the sevenyear sentence minimum for the charge was banded out in A third possessing LSD for the purpose of traf was Brown was taken to the Lethbridge Correctional Insti tution jail to await the trans fer of the drug charges from to Lettibridge Browns appearance on those charges will be made in Leth a deserter from the was arrested Dec 5 in Cardston by the RCMP when a search of his pack re vealed eight blocks of wha proved to be along with 99 orangecolored tab lets which later proved to be Larry James 20 f arrested 5 with offered testimony under the protection of the Canada and Alberta Evidence The whsn asked for y the allows him to answer questions which are e 1 The an wers to those questions may never be used in court against If the witness had been an accomplice in a crime and chose to testify against the oth er involved person he could not je convicted on any testimony le offered while under the pro jection of the evidence Marchant testified hs had Eirst become acquainted with Brown in Brown Faces three charges there of il legal possession of drugs for the purpose of The two men decided to visit the California coast for a few At the Washing border said Mar we had difficulty cross ing because we had lon hair and smelled funny and they dont let long haired peo ple across the border without a While in Mar chant the eight blocks o marijuana were bu he could not recall if he or Brown had paid for the drugs On their return to Canada ths two decided it was unsafe for Brown to attempt to cross the border at a point of entry Though Brown did have falsi dentification he did not want o risk the especially rith the drugs in the court as Within three miles of the Al bertaMontana near the Carway port of Brown left the car and Mar and walked across the border with the blocks of mari uana and LSD tablets in a ack he carried on his Marchant drove to Montana and then to the Coutts Xffder crossing where he re entered Plans had been made for the two to meet again in Cardston at the bus After cross ing the border Brown stopped o ask directions from a farm the farmer became sus picious and notified the RCMP in When Brown was stopped in Cardston he informed the offi cers he was to meet a frienc at the bus There is no bus station in Cardston and his actions were said one of the RCMP as we took him to be questioned he point ed out his friends car and gave us his description An RCMP officer said he went to tha restaurant in front of which Marchants car was When he entered the restaurant he saw a man fit ting the description of Mar sitting It was He was taken into Both Maichant and Brown were taken to ths RCMP de tachment in Brown was charged with illegally im lorting drugs into il egal possession of marijuana or the purpose of traffick ing and illegal possession of jSD for the purpose of traf Marchant was charged with ihe illegal possession of Marchant is scheduled to ap pear in Lethbridge magis trates court March 15 to face the drug charges made against nun when he was arrested with Before he left the Lethbridge court after he was sentenced Brown told the court Your honor I would like to it is not real ly relevant and it is sort of difficult for me not to speak in but once again you won der why so many young adults go to and once again you have shown because maybe the laws of your so ciety show no Show no feeling Maybe because the people in your society have lost their ability for and before you are going to do anylbjig about the problem of drugs you are going to have to solve these Trade meeting The Canadian Imports Asso ciation will hold a World of Trade conference in Toronto March Registration for the one day conference is Additional in formation is available by tele phoning the Lethbridge Cham ber of Commerce office at 327 301 bulls entered The annual Lethbridge spring purebred bull sale will be held at the Exhibition Pa vilion April 1 and The exhibition office has re cently completed details of the and has mailed nearly 700 sale brochures to con signors and buyers over the past few There are 301 bulls enter ed in the the same num ber as were entered in The number includes 112 Here fords and 89 Aberdeen Angus all from Alberta breed Water system analysis planned An analysis of the citys water system is to be under taken and the building of a water reservoir in the northeast part of the city delayed until the study is The study is to be done by a qualified ergineering firm spe cializing in the hydraulics Some has been set aside in the capital budget for he reservoir and feeder The facilities have been plan ned to meet deficiencies in the water distribution system dur ing times of maximum City Manager Tom Nutting las recommended that the res ervoir be delayed because it may not be the best answer to the problem of meeting the de mand for City council has approved the which would cost an estimated More city news on page 19 LITTLE PEOPLE Laplanders of northern Eu rope are that continents small est Dance ivinner fails to gain medal Marathon session at festival INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ESTABIISHED 1911 tower Floor 517 4th Phone 3271541 By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer The Yates Memorial Centre underwent the first day Tues day of its annual invasion by adjudica committee members and visitors involved in the Alber ta Dance The sponsored by the Lethbridge Ballet Aux iliary and the Lethbridge Gyro is experimenting this ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING Lethbridge Community Chest UNITED APPEAL MARCH 17th Canadian Red Cross Building 1120 7th Avenue AGENDA Presidents report Campaign Chairmans Report Auditors Report Election of Directors Appointment of an Auditor Any other relevant items of business that may be brought before the United Appeal Film NOTE Financial itatement available to all 16 Any contributor of he United Appeal is a has vot inq privileges and should attend to net the year with use only of the This is in contrast to previous years when three city ientres were employed for competitions in High land and and tap and stage The schedule set by the fes tival committee indicated the 211 classes would un late into the and opening ses sions Tuesday proved to be no Thirtytwo classes in Highland and Insh dancing began at 8 and t h e concluding adjudication terminated about on who received a noteworthy Among the other 17 tap and stage Steffi Skrzypc zak of Edmonton came within a hair breadth of Miss Leckys mark for her performance in the solo jazz class for competi tors nine to 10 praised for dynamic re ceived an In the 14 Highland and Irish the days top mark of 85 was awarded to two Edmon ton girls in two different class Adjudicator Sandra Bald her a lengthy close to 16hour day Jones gave the mark to Kathy Adjudicator Jones awarded a winning of 83 to Karen Joanne McMullan an to Duncan Cox and an to thirdplace finisher Judy Lynn All are from Cal gary One trophy which will not be awarded tbs year is the Acs given annually for the highest mark in the Highland National class for students six years and None of the four danced received the neces sary mark of 30 for a first All sessions in the which concludes are J ly amount to a seesaw battle between students of Edmonton and Calgary Of the 38 teachers represented in the fiveday 30 are from j 12 years these But Tuesday was clearly Ed montons day for high Top mark went to Myrna Lecky of a consis tent winner in previous festi Miss dancing in j class students nine to the solo tap class for con testants 1314 years of reI I ceived an 87 from adjudicator Brian Foley but was not awarded a first place gold medal or first place in the i Foley announced he had I taught Miss Lecky the dance j routine during school j last year and although her per formance had improved 100 per he deemed it unfair for the competitor to be pre sented with a The dance had 70 per cent of the things Im looking for I tnuiJht her InMrad place in the class went to Collcttc Hryncw open to the Wednesday evenings events will again feature alternation for aU j McKenzic for her performance The nonballet classes usual in the Highland Fling class for dancers nine to 10 years and o Highlalld Irisn begin to Joanne lucholson or her at 6pm and tap appearance m the Highland sUltlng at National class fcr students 111 mcrnmg at 8 the first classes in ballet will fnr be hclri and will alternate their dancing m classes which i throughout he day with the featured 16 or more compcti nonballet About 900 entries have been Ths closest marks of the day registered fcr the were given in the Irish jig Dance festival results on 10 page J lisas SAVE COQUETTE SAVE CAROLINE unaently and Price i NOTICE 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