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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL PRESENTS FKEE TRAVEL DISPLAY SCENIC MOVIES ON BRITAIN AND EUROPE Saturday 20th Phone 321320 or 32H1S4 Wot End The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION March 1971 PAGES 15 TO 30 a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONES FAVORITI fried Special Pricej on Bulk ERICKSENS 2021 3rd 3288161 1705 Drive 3287751 Landmark destroyed in two hours City arena is in ruins but history lives on By KON WATMOUG1I licralrt City Editor The citys 1975 budget parks and recreation de mates listed to be said Saturday some i spent with some for and for dressing rooms and conces sion No esiimate has been given ment of the has iven has The home oi bridge sports history disap peared Fuday night in a raging The cheers of victory and si lence of defeat of hundreds of thousands of spectators over the drowned out in 90 minutes of crack ling The blaie which destroyed the 49 year old Lethbridge I Arena brote out at p j Within two hours the structure was in smouldering The fire almost came at the 19second mark of the third period in a junior hockey game between the Lethbridge Sugar Kings and the Kdmonlon Maple Leafs The Kings were behind The third period of the game will be played in Taber tonight at 8 The arena was homeice for some of the most memorable j ety Lethbridge branch Dick a field officer with the Veterans Land Ad ministration was elected to the newlycreated position of vice and Earl pur announcement will likely be made early nest The city has recently been considering its need for addi tional ice Some pos sibility of a new facility at the Lethbridge Exhibition grounds the drawing on whether it will be i board for the past couple of Bill director of the John Howard sets goals for the year Frank a researcher number is designed to encour at the Lethbridge Research was reelected presi dent of the John Howard Soci THE LETHBRIDGE ARENA THE RAGING BLAZE AT ITS HEIGHT Police investigating games in the annals of Alber ta hockey During the preSecond World War the Lethbridge Wilson Photo Maple Leafs were a senior p o w e featuring such names as Bob Kenny Andy Pete Slo Garth Mel Umde and In later years it was the Drugs slipped into food of five students Five Lethbridge students have become recent victims of an unfortunate form of drug president of the Lethbridge Community and Sam president of the University of said at a joint news conference Friday five all from the uni versity and had appar ently had drugs of some sort placed in something they had Smith said that while the actual circumstances were not clear at the present there was no doubt the drugs had MOVING CALL AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES been involuntarily According to the first incident occurred several weeks ago and probably was related to a sugar cube from the colleges food A urinalysis Monday had con firmed that the a had been given he Since then there have been four more Three girls were taken to hospital Wednes day after having taken what was thought to be All three had been drinking soft drinks and it was thought the drug may have been dropped in their Stewart said two of the girls were re leased the same but he was not sure about the condi tion of the The final again in volving a female oc curred The student was taken to Stewart but there was no information as to the nature of the drug or the girls Following the last incident see os for expert Anglo Distributors Stereo Photographic Centre 419 5th Street South Phone 3286922 an assembly of staff and faculty was called to in form everyone of the Smith said that while he did not want to cause undue concern or panic he felt it was best that those concerned should know as much as pos sible about what was happen ing on the Stewart added that mak ing the situation public was an important step in controlling In steps had been taken in the colleges food ser vices department to eliminate as much as possible any recur Bulk sugar and un wrapped sugar for have been Francis Chaplin to play March 15 Violinist Frands artistinresidence at the Bran don University School of revisits Lethbridge March 15 for a recital in the 197071 Uni versity of Lethbridge Concert The to be held at the Yates Memorial will also feature pianist L u c i e n chairman of the U of L music a performer in previous series was born in New Brunswick and at the age of 16 was lauded as a reincarnation of Kreisler in his early On graduating from the Juil liard School of Music in New York in he was presented WEEKEND SPECIAL FAMILY DINNER FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mem Sweet and Sour Spareribs Deep Fried Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rice ALL FOR 3 Delivered to Your Home Piping Hot Open Weekdays 7 to 2 Sunday 11 to 9 PHONE THE 3270240 3272297 LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTONS FLOOR COVERING 909 3rd 3275454 SEE THE COMPLETE LINE OF NEW 1971 Kawasaki Motorcycles ON DISPLAY NOW Complete Parts Service 5 New Enduro Models lOOcc to MILE 12 MONTH WARRANTY See Them Now At LETHBRIDGE KAWASAKI SALES SERVICE 2 Miles North Of Centre Village On 13th PHONE 3276117 with the Morris Loeb Memorial The award is given to the student considered the most excellent in ability and A performer with major Canadian symphonies and on national radio and television Chaplin is a former concertmaster with the Halifax Symphony the CBC Halifax Strings and the CBC Halifax Chamber Or In 1966 he joined the faculty of the Brandon University as a member of the Halifax now known as the Brandon University Chaplin teaches and performs at the school of music and is director of the Wawanesa String Pro The concert March 15 begins at and comprises works by Castelnuovo Tedesco and Tickets are available at the U of L general office and Leis ters Music They will also be sold at the Yates box office just before the perform Stewart said the Leth bridge health unit had been in formed and he expected a re port from tie medical health Mon Lethbridge city police are in vestigating the Police Chief James Carpenter said that while they were not sure yet what types of drugs were the Criminal Code made provisions for a prison term of up to 14 years for per sons found guilty of admin istering poison or noxious material with the intent to cause bodily harm or endanger The term is two years if the intent is only to ag gravate or Remand in arson case John Van Den of Lethbridge appeared before Judge Elford in Leth bridge magistrates court Wednesday and was remanded in custody until March Van Den Hengel was arrest ed and charged 26 with breaking and entering and at tempted arson at the Starlite Motel on Mayor Magrath New information was intro duced into the case and the charges have been changed to read attempted arson and car rying a loaded weapon during the commission of a No trial date has been chasing agent Wholesale for was Baahm elected home of the Lethbridge Native Sons junior team which pro duced such players as Eddie Bill Guyle Earl Vic Stasiuk and a dozen In recent years it has been headquarters for the Lcth bridje Sugar The Lethbridge Kinsmen played in an intermediate hockey league in the years of the arena The Lethbridge Maple Leafs senior club played in an Al berta loop during the 1937 to the early IMOs Milk River businessman Her man Thole bought the arena from the city in 1937 for It was enlarged and the artificial ice put in for the se nior league A group of businessmen bought the arena in It was later sold to Sicks Leth bridge The city tool over operations of the arena again in and in bought the arena back for A major renovation was given the facilities in cluding an entire new new concession and washrooms and a cost of Additional changes wero planned for the treasurer of the Harper said the two ma jor goals of the society for 1971 will be to increase our income to match our and to develop the existing volunteer Were planning to run a course this fall for training more volunteers to carry on some of our counselling work and other work with former he He said the society also elected 13 The large age community involvement in its work and to make workers available through a greater crosssection of the Directors elected are Jean Phillip Father Mrs Halmrast Peter Let Williams and Honorary chairman is Todd and past chairman is Judge LIFF Certified Dental Mechanic SLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL PHONE 3272822 SMILEYS PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 3282176 Automotive Franchise Opportunity For An Exclusive Automo tive Product For Southern Write Box Lethbridge Herald COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING FEDORS REFRIGERATION 3275816 C A Sheet Metal 3285973 TOP SALESMAN OF THE MONTH KEN LANCASTER Wo ore pleased to an nounce that Ken Lancaster was our top salesman for the month of Ken Is consistently of our top sales represen Our congratulations are extended to Ken on this FLEMING MOTORS Corner 1st and 7th Phone 3271591 tETHSRiDGE OFFiSE FURNITURE LIMITED STAN President OFFICE DESKS OFFICE SEATING FILINiJ CABINETS STEEL SAFES TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES VERIFAX t BANDA PHOTOCOPIERS TIME CLOCKS STENOCORD DICTATING MACHINES STENORETTE DICTATING MACHINES FINE OFFICE FURNITURE c KttJf eertlerr THE FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS 3287411 MENS CLOTHES OPINING SOON With a Completely New Look and Brand New Stock Every single piece of merchandise which was In the storo at the time of the firo has been sold and shipped to a salvage firm in Watch for the Opening Date announced soon 3217th SOUTH ALBERTA PHONE 3272073 WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE IF YOU HAVE A ROLLEI YOU HAVE EVERYTHING That We Have Been Selected To Handls The Rollei Line Of Cameras In This Area Now With Expanded 35 mm and Movie Slide Projectors And Electronic Flashes Sea Them Now J CROSS Lethbridgo 3272673 Taber 2232402 ;