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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LFTHBR1DGE HERALD Monday, Morrt 13, 1972 THE MORE SHE BLOWS THE FASTER IT GOES Chinook, that blessed giff from above which magically transforms southern Alberta from win- ter cJrabness to spring almost overnight, hod its work cut out ihEs weekend in Lethbridge, Passing motorisfs couldn't see many of ihe stores in the shopping plaza in south Lelhbridge Friday due to parking lot LCC student free increase left for referendum topic snow piles (top Just 48 hours later, with the aid of the chinook and temperatures in ihe high 50s, the mountain had shrunk to a mole hill. In the same period, prairie grassland was completely bared with only forge drffrs evidence of Ihe wfnter snowfall. Kerber Photos Active 20-10 to mark i anniversary The Active 20 40 Club, a last growing young men's ser- vice club, will mark the eslali- lislmieut of its Lethbridge or- ganization with a banquet March 25 at tile El Haudio Motor Hotel. The club, similar to Rotary, Kiwanis ami Lions, is open to men between 20 and 33 years of age. Tlie aims of Active 20- 40 include participation in com- munity betterment, working with unfortunate children, and making new friends in the age group. Tltere are about 15 members in Lcthbridge, and new mem- bers are welcome. They may contact Jerry Becker by phon- ing 7-1933 (office) or 8-5972 The kickoff banquet is ex- pected to be attended by 100 persons, including club officials from Fxlmonton, CaJgary and High River. "We will try to raise funds to support youth said Mr. Becker, second vice president. OCT3 1974 Local group seeks special stamps Traffic death still A request by Hie students' council at the Lethbridge Com- munity College for a S10 in- crease in student fees has been tlirown back into the lap of the council. The LCC board of governors decided Wednesday night that such a request sliould have the approval of all students, and suggested a vote should be TAKE! GENTLE LAXATIVE From the makers of TUNIS Take gentle-3cting remedy! NJ is an all-vegetable For over 70yeai5, Nl has been giving folks pleasant, effective relief overnight. Nt tonight... tomorrow alright! taken to find out where they stand. The council asked for an In- crease from to to help finance construction of a students' building, ft is felt that there will never be enough money to launch the project unless there is a size- able fee increase. The stu- dents' council estimates that construction of a centre could begin in five years if the fee increase is approved. costs climb The existing system of health services delivery in Alberta is heading rapidly toward finan- cial disaster, with th? cost es- calating at the rate of 10 per cent a year. According to Dr. J. E. Brad- Another problem which came ley, chairman of the Alberta 'Hospital Services Commission, a health care study was being Public to be sought on plans for new library to light during the discussion was the fact that fees for 1972-73 have already been for- warded to the Alberta colleges commission to be included in the college calendar. It's expected a student vote will be taken in about a week and, if they approve a fee in- crease, the college administra- tion make an effort to have tl.e new calendar changed, The board said it would go SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS To carry out duties of executive officer of the Board fn line witli general practice in ihe PfOvinco of Alberla. Mini- mum qualifications include the following; 1. Teaching certificate 2. 5 years teaching expedience 3. A University degree 4. One year's graduate Starling dole and salary to negotiated. Apply by May 1, 972, For further information phone or write R. A. Kfmmilt, Superintendent of Schaofs, Apply to I ho Chairman of the Board. Marie your Con fief en liar. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD Catholic Schools 534 13th Sif 17ft South lelhbridge, Alberta A number of recommended facilities for the new city li- brary, derived from a study by l the architect and consultant, are expected to be published I Uiis week. Library Tward chairman Bill Russelt said the public's reac- tion to the recommendations will be sought along with other ideas for library facilities. He said the board wanta to keep the public informed and interested m the development and that Ihe response to the recommendation will serve as guidance for the architect. No details of the recommen- th e Central School property, has been "pretty well thought out." Tire site plan is the exact lo- cation of the building on the properly, Robins Mitchell Watson is the architect and John Dutton is he consultant for the library. mystery City police are still Investigat- ing the death early Saturday morning of John Schonenvcrg, 22, of Winnipeg, in a traffic accident. A police spokesman said the man's body was rushed to St. Michael's General H o s pital shortly after 5 a.m. by the driver of a light panel truck, reported he had acci- dentally run over the man on Scenic Drive near 7th Avo. Schoonenverg was dead on arrival Ip the hospital. Lethbridge Corner Dr. Nor- man A. Hovan said an autopsy The Lethbridge Philatelic Society has sent a petition to postal authorities in Ottawa, Edmonton and Lethbridgo sug- i gesting that a stamp be issued in 1974 to commemorate tlie centenary of Ihe coming to the west of Ihe Mounties. The society, noting that James Farqnharson Macleocl and the North West Mounted Police arrived at Fort Whoop- Up Oct. 9, 1874, also proposed a special die cut to surround the "Lethbridge" die cancella- tion on which is engraved "Fort Whoop-Up, North Wesl Territories A third proposal is "that the replica of Fort Whoop-Up, on the river flat at Lethbridge, Al- berta, be designated as a post office on Oct. 9, 1974 for the had been held, but the final results would not be known for undertaken to seek answers to dations are available now. many of the problems in the province. The study was supposed to be completed last month, before the current legislature. When Dr. Bradley announced the study to the Alberta Hos- pital Association's 53rd annual convention last November, he said the objective of the study was to prepare recommenda- tions concerning organization planning, and development of an integrated health care livery system. de- Legislature on local television The first live television broadcast of Ehe Alberta legis- lature in action will take place Wednesday at p.m. on Channel 13 in Letlibridge. The show is expected to com- mand a largo school and at- I home audience. I The one-hour broadcast will be the only live broadcast of 1 the spring session. Mr. Russell said the site plan for the library, to be located on Sliorty Hurst dies in The Friendly Merchants in the 7th Street Shopping Wish to extend a Sincere Welcome to their new neighbors on 7fh Street PLAINSMAN SPORTS LTD. And would like to express best wishes to them for a successful future GENTLEMEN III MEN'S WEAR LTD. 314 7th St. S. Phone 327-2232 SOUTHERN STATIONERS LTD. 316 7lh St. S. Phone 328-2301 MAXINE'S LADIES' WEAR 314 7lh St. S. Phone 327-2331 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. 3J6 7lh Sr. S. (lower floor) 328-7411 city Funeral service for M. (Shorty) Hurst who died Satur- day, will be held at p.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine's Anglican Church. Mr. Hurst, 63, was a life member of the General Stew- art branch of the Royal Cana- dian Legion and city plumbing and gas inspector for 15 years prior to his retirement in 1970. President of the Legion for I four years, he was zone com- mander for six. He was the re- cipient of a medal during a stale convention of the Mon- Legion Command for his liaison work between the Ca- nadian and American Legions. He was also presented a spe- cial medal by the Dominion Polish Combatants Association. He was an honorary member of the Army, Navy arid Air- force Veterans Club and a member of the local rehabilita- tion society. Born in England, he moved to Saskatchewan in 1022 and to Lethhrirtge in 1648. He altained the rank ot sergeant in the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps in the Second World War. Golf golf golf golf golf golf golf golf Golf widows beware. The hug is approaching. For some, it is already here. The local Amies have been keeping one careful eye on (he links in fbe past couple of weeks and the other on the west horizon, for a Chinook arch. The eyes came in focus this weekend on snowless fair- ways. About eight golfers took their cue and began to swing at the Country Club course. Although the course is still wet and in poor playing condition, "that's not enough to stop a club spokesman said. Officials at Ihe Henderson j Lake course said only a few were put this weekend. They j are discouraging golfing until I the ground dries out. lew weeks. He said an inquest i held, but no date for been set. cancellation of 'Day of Issue' mail and souvenir postal covers." The association has asked Mayor Andy Anderson and members of the city council to support the petition. A letter sent by society president H. B. 1 be j Myers on Mar- 0 said: has "We believe the action TVO 1 are asking for would benefit the City of Lethbridge in many ways and we are therefore soli- citing city council's aid by way of a resolution indicating their approval of our petition. "Should council approve our suggestion you please have the city clerk forward copies of the petition and your resolution to the appropriate government ministers, mem- bers of Parliament and other federal officials whose offices may help in Ihe implementa- tion of the petition." Tlie petition is certain to have overwhelming support from Lethbridgites. It is one in a series of proposals to make Ihe ceniennial a grand event for, as the association points out, "the beginning of the City ot Lctlibridge emanates from, and is still associated with. Fort THOMAS ORGANS PRUEGGER'S sie sih si. i. Nimt M7-7S24 once morethe OLD way! The tax return to be filed by April 30th is a report on your 1971 income (last year's income) and will therefore not be affected by tax reform. It's once OLD way. Use the official guide you contains the answers to all your And double-check your the source of most errors. For further help, if you need it, contact your nearest District Taxation Office, We have a team of specialists just to help you- National Revenu Revenue, national, Taxation Impot ;