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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, March 14, 1974 City Scene Underpass work to start Construction of the 6th Avenue S. Scenic Drive underpass, which will close part of Scenic Drive for six months, will begin Monday. Scenic Drive will be closed Monday from 4th Street S. to 5th Avenue S. with traffic forced to detour around the construction area on those two streets. Sixth Avenue will be dropped about 20 feet to go under Scenic Drive to the bridge approach. This work is expected to take about a month, with tenders for the Scenic Drive overpass structure to be called early in April. The entire bridge project is planned to be completed in December. I) of L summer program set The University of Lethbridge will admit high school students to summer sessions for the second time this year. Currently enrolled high school students recommended by their schools may take courses for university credit in sessions from July 2 to 24 -md July 25 to Aug. 16. Students who write departmental examinations in June but do not have their results before the session opens are also eligible. Deadlines for admission are June 14 for the first session and July 12 for the second. More details are available from the U of L registrar's office or the associate dean of arts and science. faster seal drive to begin This year's Easter seal campaign will begin March 19 and is aiming for an objective ot Last year's campaign collected The campaign will run until mid- April and is sponsored by the Green Acres Kiwanis club. A stuffing bee. to put the seals in envelopes, will be held at the Army and Navy club at March 18. About 20.000 envelopes are expected to be sent to Lethbridge area residents. Dogs bring complaints The city community services department says the city dog pound received more than 70 complaints of. dogs running at large in February and 75 dogs were in the pound during the month. In a news release Wednesday, the department reminds dog owners every dog over six months old must be licensed and that any dog running at large will be impounded. If a dog does not have a tag and is impounded, the poundkeeper has no way of knowing or advising the owner, the release says. Dogs are released only after a fine is paid. Stadium plans approved The Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday approved city plans to rebuild the Henderson .Lake stadium. Construction of the stands to replace those that burned down last summer will begin this spring. CUFFIUGK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEMCM. DENTAL ILDG. Lower PHONE 327-2122 In other decisions Wednesday the planning commission approved two applications by Ritt Metals Ltd.. to construct a warehouse at 2938 7th Ave. N. and to build an auto body shop at 2702 2nd Ave. N. Harker's Marine Service was given permission to establish a store at 24512 A St. N.. while two other construction applications were tabled. SPECIAL! Solaray 4 Gallon Table Top HUMIDIFIER Perfect for pinpointing dry areas in apartments, offices or home. Provides up to three days of mois- ture. Adjustable mist control. StKiil 1Q88 Call MmMMMras DOWNTOWN St. Patrick's Day March 17 May We Suggest a Novelty Arrangement or Green Planter St. Patrick's DAY SPECIAL SPRAYMUMS and CARNATIONS 50 ttw florist Mtocittion dis- play at Mill. Thurs., Fri, and Call FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP DINE DANCE Friday Saturday This Week Featuring "The Moonglows" Westwinds Dining Room to 12.00 p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations Sunday FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FAMILY DINING 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) OLD OF lomily lestoulant MD agreeable to tax hike for recreation CLARESHOLM (Staff) Stavely Mayor Jim Du Cheneau received no promises but the Willow Creek MD council Wednesday seemed agreeable to tacking two mills on the 1974-75 tax rate for 888 MD ratepayers to back a recreation capital works project. The ratepayers are in the Stavely and district recreation area from Parkland to the road south of Poultenev. Also included in the recreation district are 360 Stavely residents. They now pay two mills and the MD citizens one. The recreation district wants it raised two mills each to four in town and three in the MD. It would increase recreation revenue to trom the town and from the MD about double now received. Mayor Du Cheneau said the recreation board wants to install artificial ice and extend the dressing rooms for the skating rink at a cost of The skating rink board has been transformed into the Stavely and District Agricultural Society to enable it to qualify for a grant Irom the provincial government (if matched Revenue from the increased mills would be used to amortize the Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation borrowing debenture to match the grant dollars. Mayor Du Cheneau said the dressing rooms would cost an ice machine and a cement pad He said lacrosse and hockey schools are going to be introduced to the town. MD secretary-treasurer Ruben Hartfelder asked what term the debentures will be and Mayor Du Cheneau said would provide that information as soon as possible. Coun. Harvey Cherniak said a plebiscite, if required, would indicate local support for the project. The .extra two mills on the MD levy would be included in the upcoming May budget. Aiming high Trustees will abk gov for CCHS improvements I The Alberta School Buildings Board will be asked to approve modifications to Catholic Central High School, the Lethbridge Separate School Board decided Wednesday. The board accepted the recommendation of a special committee set up in January to recommend priorities. It decided to go for a lunchroom and a covered walkway between the two main buildings at CCH if it couldn't obtain all the needs identified in the study. But the board will first try to get improved drama and physical education facilities and specialized spaces as well as the lunchroom and walkway. The report proposed construction of a gymnasium, since current physical education facilities were inadequate for the number of students, and said "even casual observation" showed the need for the walkway. The drama facility also required upgrading, it said. And CCH lacked small spaces for specialized activities such as nursing services and conferences. The foot lunchroom would include lunch facilities, a student lounge and possibly space for use as a part-time library. It would have to be accessible to students at CCH and St. Mary's School and to delivery and garbage disposal services. The report said plans should consider adaptability to possible changes in the building's use and future physical education and school athletics needs. Increased community use should also be considered, it said. Firm will chart LCC master plan At long last, the Lethbridge Community College is ready to chart its future. After considering the idea of a master plan for about three years and spending another two years attempting to find somebody to prepare it, the college board hired an Edmonton firm Wednesday to begin work on the plan. Contract Education and Training Services of Edmonton will start developing the plan immediately for presentation to the board of governors by Aug. 1. 1974. The master plan is to chart the future course of the college by looking at new program possibilities and existing programs to not only determine how they can be accommodated in the physical plant but also how they fit into the overall development of post secondary education in Alberta. The Edmonton firm's team of planners will seek input from faculty students, administration and the community when developing the plan. Dance group at Vales The Anna Wyman Dance Theatre of Vancouver will be at the Yates Memorial Center tonight at 8 p.m. The group consists of nine dancers who will do contemporary dances and creative improvisations. It's the first dance company ever to receive a Canada Council grant. LCC is the only post- secondary institution in the province without a master plan. Development nixed again A proposal to develop a 640 acre residential subdivision east of Lethbridge was rejected Thursday by the County of Lethbridge. The application by Ranchland Recreation to have a section of land zoned to allow country-residential development was turned down in a 4 to 3 vote by the county's municipal committee. The area is now zoned for agricultural use only. J. A. Jarvie, the subdivision developer, had applied to the county last month for re- first step toward final approval and construction of the project. The decision had been tabled twice because full council was not present. One of the main considerations in the refusal was that the Jarvie land is irrigated and classed as prime farm land. Some councillors, and the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission, which has authority over subdivision, have argued against allowing country- residential development on prime land. College to expand library The Lethbridge Community College will be able to expand its library by about volumes this year thanks to a "one-time only" resource material grant from the department of advanced education. C. D. Stewart, president, said in an interview Wednesday the grant will allow the LCC library to expand to a total of about 27.000 volumes. Major purchases will be made to provide more books, in the medical fields for students in the college's nursing programs. The college is also to receive a grant from the department for renovations and alterations to college buildings. Dr. Stewart says no major decisions will be made about renovations to the college until the master plan for the college is completed this fall. However, he did say the renovations are needed to rearrange some areas of the college building to meet the needs of expanding programs. Environmental programs are growing rapidly in student population and laboratories must be built to provide the students with the opportunity to spend more time in the laboratory, he explained when asked for an example of the need for renovations. Town to buy ambulance FOX DENTURE CLINIC 19Z2 PHONE 327-4515 E. S. P. FOX. C.O.M. roXLETHMHKE DENTAL UB 2M MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. CLARESHOLM (Staff) Fort Macleod is going to buy a new ambulance. Mayor Charlie Edgar and town secretary treasurer Rov White told the Willow Creek MD council Wednesday and the MD gave its assurance of financial aid. At the present time the MD THE AUCTION 2508-2nd AVI. N. UETHBRI06E BLOCK License No. SATURDAY. MARCH 16-11 i.m. We are pleased to offer for auction large homt dispersal sale including many antiques, Canadians and coNectaMes a partial list is as follows: ANTIQUE AND CANADIANA brass bed. double brass buffet round lable. assortment oi rockers wrought h-on bed with brass fcncfcs. COPPW boner, sione crocks, oafe arm ctiarr. soup tureen walnul turned floor tamp, large amount ol 78 records, selection ol tfepresston glass. Atladrrt Hanging lamp. PLUS MUCH MORE! tie win be sold by catalogues, available at the Auction Stock, and as Ms is an exceptionally fine quality sale, we wnl have viewing Friday evening, March 15th, from 7 to 10 pm AUCTIONEER: JOHN BEREZAY; Lie. No. 067449 and town have an agreement whereby the MD pays Fort Macleod a year into ambulance upkeep. The MD council agreed Wednesday to hike that to Coun. Jim Lowe of Nanton advised the Fort Macleod officials that Nanton paid for its ambulance three years ago. At that time the MD came to Nanton's aid with a plan. Private schools included in divided-year study Lethbridge separate school trustees Wednesday voted to participate in the evaluation of the divided school year. The board will contribute of the estimated cost of the evaluation and the remainder will come from the public school board, which approved the evaluation Tuesday. The evaluation, to be conducted by a University of Calgary graduate student, will study results of the five-year experiment with the divided school year drawing to a close in both Lethbridge school systems. The divided school year added an extra half-hour to the school day in the fall semester, so semester final examinations fell at Christmas instead of at the end of January. The board accepted an industrial arts evaluation report, with the exception of two items. A budgeting recom- mendation suggesting reclass- ification of some shop tools as school supplies rather than capital equipment, and a recommendation that some equipment be disposed of. were deleted at the insistence of trustee Ron Fabbi. Trustee Paul Matisz had suggested passing all the recommendations because they "can't do any harm." Recommendations included developing a better system of marking student progress and reporting to parents, hiring of a teachers' aide for the shop program, re-definition of goals and classroom 'procedures and discussions between personnel concerned from Catholic Central High School and the department of education. Trustees also received an enrolment report showing a decline of 50 pupils from the ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwirtz Blrjg III 5th SI S Phone 328-4095 ART STUDIO ON FIFTH AVENUE An Exhibition of OIL and WATER COLOUR PAINTINGS JESSIE R. URSENBACH Until March 23rd 710-5 AVE S LETHBPIftCE-MTA HEINO OEEKEN Manager RENOVATING? Sun tar STOREFRONT INSTALLATIONS CALL for Free Estimates and Great Modern Ideas ADVANCE ALUMINUM CO. 231 -12 Street 'B' North end of September to the end of February, to 2.221 from The report also predicted increased Grade 1 enrolment this year. Mr. Reilander told the board the city police had requested a trustee attend a seminar on school security systems and vandalism to be held next Wednesday at the police station. He made the announcement after answering trustee Steve Vaselenak's question about the number of invoices to glass companies in the board's bills. The secretary- treasurer said some were the result of vandalism and others the result of accidents or wear and tear. One bill, for had resulted from two bricks' being thrown through the north windows of Assumption School. Teacher reaction asked on film offer Lethbridge separate school trustees were sceptical Wednesday about' the provincial government's offer of worth of educational films for Southern Alberta. They voted to have the Collision injures man One person was injured and damage caused in a collision at the intersection of 13th Street and 18th Avenue N. Wednesday morning. Isama Kawade. 35. of Raymond was eastbound on 18th Avenue when his car was in collision with the car driven by David Ronald Gravelle. 24. of Hardieville who was southbound on 13th Street. Mr. Gravelle was treated for minor injuries at Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and released. superintendent canvass teachers for their reaction to the proposal, and to ask the department of education for more information. Supt. Ralph Himsl told the board the department wanted to decentralize its Edmonton collection of films. Decentralized collections serving local areas in Edmonton and Calgary were getting more use than the central collection, he said. The board had given approval -in principle in December to development of an audio-visual centre in Lethbridge. Southern Alberta school superintendents also met to discuss the government's offer. BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SUES AND MSTMIAHOK By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening tHI 9 p.m. PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th Avt. 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