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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL PRESENTS TIAViL DISPLAY SCENIC MOVIES ON BRITAIN AND EUROPE Saturday 20th Centre Village Phone 3J83201 3288184 Wttt End The Lettiktdge Herald SECOND SECTION March 1971 PAGES 3 TO 20 Its o GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE S FAVOR11E Prices on Bulk Orders ERICKSENS 2021 3rd 3288161 1705 Drive 3287751 Ice facilities to be discussed Working conditions key issue Teachers strike looms in south By HERB JOHNSON Herald City Reporter Mayor Andy Anderson said ttriay immediate considera tion will have to be given to replacing the Lethbridge destroyed by ire Friday Mayor Anderson suggested a special meeting of city council would be held as soon as possi A closed session of council is being held tonight to discuss west side but the arena question is not officially on the he He added that the 52 million loss figure that has been men tioned in connection with the arena fire was probably out of although he had no ac curate figures as City Manager Tom Nutting said the gross replacement value of the according to the in surance was Insurance on equipment may add to this he Both Mayor Anderson and Nutting said there was a strong possibility that any new facility would be built in an other the old site being too small to handle park ing Nutting said there were four options open to the One is a jointuse arrangement with the Lethbridge and District Exhibition The board has asked the city if it would be interested m such an arrangement in a building that would include a skating dance hall and lounge Seating would be limited to to seats There is a possibility of a fed era grant to cover part of the OUR OSCAR Whats brought this on They want to know if it okay for the wives of polio firemen and mete readers to wear pant suits CLIFF Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL PHONE 3272822 Another possibility is a at arena built in cooperation Ui the Lethbridge Community allege between the collge and enic Nutting said ithing definite has been work 1 out on what kind of costing aring arrangement might be ade with the A third option is a new arena uilt by the city on its on an interim basis is using the ice making quipment at the old arena for i openair Nutting lid it would be known soon if e equipment were still Some idea on the amount of oney available for a new irena has already been pre in a report council in noted lat some was allocated n the fiveyear capital budget r various projects and this mid be directed toward a new e Included was 00 set aside for 1973 for a new kating plus for conservatory and for pavilion at Henderson ilood Indian nominations March 22 Official notice of nomina ions for 12 positions on the Blood Indian Band Council rere posted on the reserve to served the necessary six days prior to the nomination meeting March The election will be held April 5 in the Kainai Sports Centre in The previous election IS was protested by two members of the tribe because their names had been inadvertently left off the election of more I respect the wishes of the tach thj ers and retain our ion said Joe Alberta welfare Salary negotiations be come a secondary considera tion for both teachers and trus tees this and loachers representatives would probably settle for near the six federal government scheduled as a regular area but H i sions all focused on ihe UL rent collective agieemuii Tlie teachers want theh wuik week defined in their and want the ugh of consultation on any changes of policy or operation winch directly affect the teachers professional The trustees negotiating are refusing to talk ahout rm thing else until the change their position on uoik ing but readi ed the minimum conditions now which we can said Frank ATA execu tive assistant and negotiator What we want is an agi ce ment taking into account the number of hcurs teachers woik outside of their general class room and which will simply notify us of any changes before they go into effect and give us a chance to review them and to make dations concerning The boards would still re tain their full authority all we want is the right to make ourselves Acker man what is and what is not nego tiable under the new Alberta School which came into ef fect in The act directs that all teach erschool board negotiations b6 completed under the Alberta Labor instead of under legulations formerly spelled out by the School act The Labor the teachers makes all working condi ucns not only but also a since unless conditions are Listed in their the school beards eould change many of them ithout reference to their teaching School say such contracted matters would be an infringement on their management rights and are thus Annexation approval granted is The provincial Local Author ities Beard has authorized the He said the original bargain1 annexation city of two ng point had asked for a full in policy making whaie it involved the educational pro but teachers had re duced this Concerning working the teachers are seeking about a 30 hour defined work week similar to one accepted recent ly by the Edmonton public school district The Edmonton hours COMPUTER MAGICGrade 6 students of Westmin ster School learned the ins and outs of the computer on a homemade and explained it all to parents and friends during open house last The computer was designed by members of the and run with the help of inside These students are under the supervision of teacher Robert Aberliart to Grade Fields Variety was the word for arena events agreement defines 23 7 as instructional time and hours as rendering which could involve general su pervision and other non in structional The teachers point out that a 30 hour in school week would give them a 50 to 55 hour working since substan tial amounts of time must be spent preparing mark ing and grading tests and on Medicine parcels of land Neither of the parcels com prises a major addition to Leth One is an area between the new secondary sewage treatment plant and the Old man This land is needed for sludge cells for the sewage The other is an 860 fort strip along most of the southern which is indus edge of section just north of the citys trial This would be used for future expansion to the related The Lethbridge By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff The Lethbridge Arena came into being long before I But during my time I can re call many events held in the old sporting and that will always hold a cherished place in my mem As I my first visit to the arena was with my grand father while still a boy of six or We were there to see the Leihbridge Native The scats were at the west above the entrance a seat my grandfather occupied for a good many years before and after my initial of was the mainstay of lie 49 year old It served as the home for the world champion Leth bridge Maple Leafs of the great senior pre war Maple Leal the Native Sons junior club in later the junior Sugar The New York Rangers had also skated on the arena the only National Hockey Whats New in Trailering from PREBQO TRAILER AWNINGS and SIDE CURTAINS Marie of Reinforced Plastic 3 Sizes 10x8 and 12x8 Complete with 3 ropes AQ CA and ground pegs 2 Side AS STRONG AS CANVAS PREBCO 600 4th RECREATION VEHICLES West of Gas Company Conservatives to nominate candidate Alberta Progressive Conser vative leader Peter Lougheed will be guest speaker tonight at the partys Lethbridge East nomination meeting to be held at Ericksens Family Restau The to start at 8 will be the partys first nomination meeting in Leth which through redistri bution was accorced two new ridings in place of the former The only announced candi date so far for the Conserva tive Lethbridge East nomina tion is city businessman Rich ard Nominations will be accepted from the The meeting will mark the third candidate to be named in The New Demo cratic Party earlier this month named its two League to my recollec to do Uncountable minor hockey league games have taken place in the old and like thou sands of Lethbridge kids I was involved in the The arena was also used to house the Shirtsleeve Bonspiel before the Lethbridge Ice Cen tre opened in the In according to Spike the artificial ice at the arena marked the first time in Can ada that artificial ice was used for The Boy Scout Ice Stampedes used the We scouts1 per formed for the large demonstrating skills in such wild events as chuckwagon rac ing on As young wrestling we used to carry in the wrestlers hags in order to watch men like Primo Whipper Billy Watson or Hard Boiled Hagarty strut their with out having to The old rafters would ring with the jeers for the grunt and groan ers i seemed so real in those And as a kid will ever forget arena manager Spike Martell Ill bet he went home more than once with a head Ill never forget my surprise when I attended my first Ice Capades show in the The ice was painted in brigh colored spotlights highlighting the fancy skating stars quite unlike the skat tag of the Native Sons Rock she told Aspedistra The the d as Robin ilause Biggest Country ike Slim Jim Reeves and Al bertas own Wilf Carter have erformed Gfine Autry and his horse Champion have graced the arenas makeshift OFFICE FURNITURE STAN President OFFICE DESKS OFFICE SEATING FILING CABINETS SAFES TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES VERIFAX BANDA PHOTOCOPIERS TIME CLOCKS STENOC08D DICTATING MACHINES STENORETTE DICTATING MACHINES FINE OFFICE FURNITURE Will Supptr Alt 1W PS Ml Bui a PhvJt Si THE FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS 3287411 Music played a big part in ic arena history One of the greatest enter ainers of al British sing ng star Gracie Fields perform d The arena was hush she sang Christopher and booming with ap and western stars Porter as has 5renda Some of the the diminutive great dance Appeal meeting March 17 The annual public meeting of h e Lethbridge Community Chest United Appeal will be held March 17 at 8 in the Canadian Red Cross building 1120 7th bands of the 1940s performed n the such as Gene Freddy Jimmy Spike Jones gave a capacity audience a laugha Victory bond rallies and Vic tory Day dances are also tuck ed in the glad and sad of the arenas Don the worlds fig ure skating was the last big name to appear on the arena in connection with the local ice show nine days arena housed just Hat regional trustees unit has offered teachers a 35 hour week and SASAA has defined no work week so What we have is a case of 17th century thinking by the Ackennan They refuse to acknowledge that someone can work outside of the school hours set for and refuse to acknowledge tot were with the ability to offer professional as The current situation arose because of the need to redefine Three receive 20year aivard Three Lethbridge employees of Canadian Western Natural Gas received long ser vice awards at the companys annual awards and service rec ognition banquet held Saturday in Lethbridge employees re cenmg 20year awards were McLean and E COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTONS FLOOR COVERING 909 3rd Ph 32754S4 The old about everything at one time or Horse carni band flower the Coldstream basehall great Bob William Al bertas first Social Credit pre car shows and whatever else you care to name are part of the arena The date best remembered will be March when early in the third period in a game involving the Sugar Kings and the Edmonton Maple a fire broke Ninety short minutes later the arena was alive only in mem ESSENTIAL FLAVORING OILS Pine Oil Anise Liquorice Pure Wintergreen and many more can be obtained at Draffins serving Lethbridge for over 40 DRUG STORES Open All Day Saturday All Credit Cards Accepted FIRST TIRE LIST PRICE SECOND TIRE All TRUCK and TRACTOR TIRES ON SALEI DROP IN AND COMPARE FREE MOUNTING EXAMPLE F78xl4 4 PLY FLEETWOOD TUBELESS NYLON PASSENGER TIRE LEONARD TIRE MART 1902 2nd Avenue South Phone 3273580 WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL ;