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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 THE IHHBRIDGE HIRAIO frMoy, Mtinh 17. 1972 Chamber disc 11 y JIM MAVBIK lUTiild Sluff Cliambcr of Com- merce diredors met for almost two liours Wednesday to pen- rier tlie progress and cffediveiiL'ss. While Ihoi-D was no formal ronsensiis, some directors did unlic.ile that there was room lor improvement. l-'oi- tliu first lime in a long rime, there some spnrk to the meeting. Occasionally I here was even n little heat. Some directors appeared lo c'ven a load off their chests. While lilllo wns formally de- cided, there were indications one might expect moru from the chamber in Iho future. Howard Ellison said tho chamber has achieved sonio lliinfis and fallen short of many, lie suggested tho cham- ber should fight for what it be- Relieves in. and not be put off. More involvement is needed M the chamber and "we have to have more he said. Hike for Tikes on March 31 The 1972 Hike for will se held March 31 from Lcth- jrklge to Pictviro Bntte. The Optimist Club of Leth- iridge raised by their sponsorship of the 197) Hike ;or Tikes. The money was dis- TLbutett lo various youth and handicapped organizations. F o r m s were distributed March 1 and are available 'rom the Optimist Club of Lctli- iricige, The chamlicr hio to kt-v-p fifilitms ro- se arcli. John Boras Miggesled re- search was nn answer to tho chamber's To go plunging into something, not sufficiently Etrmcd with facts and background, can result in a quick put-cimvn He suggested chamber funds might be well applied to a part time researcher who has j the time to delve sufficiently and effectively into a problem, He said, however, he is op- posed to the chamber raisitifi funds through a television j bingo. Ossie Stubbs felt members were doing enough and it is fntr ball to spread the cham- ber's financial reeds over tho community which reaps tlio benefits. Publicity given two wccUs ago on some chamber mem- ber's comments regarding city council's decision to reject ry- quests for a couple of over- passes, apparently ruffled fea- thers among aldermen. Alderman Steve Kotch sug- gested to Wednesday's meeting that the chamber should not i duplicate work being done by I the city, that it should ap- proach council on a regular j basis with problems and let council settle them. Aid. Vera Ferguson raised some hackles by suggesting that if the chamber wanted to ruffle feathers, act as a watch- dog on council and bp in- dependent, it should not ask council for an annual grant. Mr. Stubbs said he was not pleased by Aid. Ferguson's comments if they were the opi- nion of council. He said the Aid. IVrgiison said the city would In1 Billing to pay for secific M'lvicos of the chain- ber. I'lt'.siiloiU Terry Blanil .said tlic cliaiiibn1 IMS never the I'Lly fur cranl. The rcqueytcil is lite dty's incRibci1' ship rw as R huge employer. The chamber is trying to make gnucl place in which to Hvc. lie saiii. and considei'a- In1 to the benefits fE'um the tioii iiliiu cliainljcr to the cominunity :i a u'hule. The ehnmlifr has ns mueh ritjhl to query eouncil ;it iitiy lime as has I lie iiulividvial tax- payer, lie said The business of overpasses and crossing some intersec- tions in tlif city "IS" a [problem, he and if Iho chamber has to gei toush ami ruffle some o' council's fea- thers to get. action, then that's what will happen. The news media were at least partially blamed for the feather ruffling by quoting some "off the top of thr- head'' comments made at the chamber meeting "plCcMIS Innes suggested that perhaps chamber directors1 guilty in theft nicetiiigs should be helti era and the news media not he invited. When the chnmboi comes to certain news releases conkf be passed An IS yenr old Lcthbridge out. youth has pleaded guilty to one: A vote by directors on wliet-v charge of theft and six charges I her full Cahlevision coverage of possession of stolen proper- j of the meetings should be con- ty in Lethbridge magistrate's i tinned was split 12-12. court. j Mr. Innes suggested that if: Court was told Gregory Gil- j Cable-vision was 'not going to lies had stolen a cassette tape-. ba lo rovcr mect-! player from tellers County j boc.ulsc of fear of in- I Fair Store on March 6. A j r n k discussions, I j scurcli of Ins house revealed thca n-onc of ,lm should 1 I the tape player, a D.C. power bc invitei, resu iolo Notional (10 years) HrM: Harper, Lrth bridge; SeconJ; M chele Poirier, Solo Charadcr or Demi Char it tier airst: Pamela I Hn r dge; Scccnd: Karen Pier sen, Character or Demi Character (d yoan and undsr) First: Kalhy Martin, SI. A1ber1. Solo Ballet (B years) Julie Rum pel. Si, Albert. Trio Ballet Character (13 yean and under) First: Paula Harper, Mich el i r-tlrler, Tara Jean Pliiey, dee. Highland M.ilional U F-lrsh i Qnird, Edniwiioo: Second: Ja'mie O'Ccnnor, Caluary, Sword Dance (6 years and Firsf: Maureen Cloro rVirore, Calgary; Second: Lisa Sylvia Posin, Edrncntcn, Irish Jin 113 years] Hrsl: Janice Wilkir, Calr.ary; SeccnU: Keltic Mac- j L.n.lilon, Calgary; Alnurren O'Connor, choreogra unter] First: rAoline and Taral first: Marco Kj rjldgaard, Leihtri Duel Contempornr First: Lor! Rlio-sda Gay j 19 .0 ks, Tcri-Jo Uily, years) First: i supplv unit, a cassette tape i I reorder. Polaroid camera, rJc- r Mr- B i ord changer. Fort Whop Lip tl0" W0llld be considered. j Flr.p. n car stereo tape-player, I Among other items rti.scussed i sniind reproduction equipment were: mail service generally, i and a fire extinguisher, the delay and problems in I All the items had been stolen j clearing parcels by the cus- from Lethbridge and district I toms at the Calgary exchange i stores and Fort Whoop-Up. S post office specifically, prob-i The loial value of tho goods of parking by the Leth-' recovered was j bridge post office at nights, 1 Judge L. W. Hudson re- the need for more general ma tided Gillies on j chamber for greater nir.imce bail for one week so a KGISON city wo ill tl pay Retirement finalized The provincial cabinet in Ed- monton has cllic tally "revoked the appointment'1 of Dr. Robert Gibson as director of the Alber- ta Guidaiire Clinic in bridge. Dr. Gibson. f-3, retired en Jan I Eiul was suceedcd Dr. D, L. Chidman. A medical for '10 years, Dr. Gibson moved to Lethbridge from -Manitoba two years ago. j oo National (8 Gena Perry, Coa'da Duel Dallet-ChDradar (MO years) Firsl: DartJra Wilde, LetnbrJdr.c. iolo Elhnic (U years) Flril: Beverly Miskiw, ticJnvor'cn. Solo Ballsl HO years) First: Tara lean Pijzcy, t-clhbritlyc; Sec cud: Lori i r-iirLanris, Lelhtridgo. Duet (11-12 years! Ti'Sl: Diane and Walker, tidmonton; EetonU: Lyjn.i Duchon, Giirrel PsrsoJis. lid men I en. Solo Tap [7 yeflrs) Timmy pOL'rornitis, Cdmonlcn. oo Jan (II years) First: L.yana Dvclion. Cdmcnlon; Steffi Skriypczok, Scccn6: Laurel Cn y, Duet Srtng and Dance (9-10 First: r I aro Spccrs, Pat-lla Whan, Second; Timmy Sgourtml- j tii, Sgcurcmitis, Cheri Molf, Cindy Krisa, Calgary. (12 Fiisl; Ncncy Laban, Edmcnfon (SOI; Seccnd: Delin- da Welz, Edmcrjtn i Ensemble Song and Dance years and First: Bain Pcdersen Sthcci, Red DCCr So'o Tap (IS yc; Alicrd, Si. A'.tcrt Rtd Deer. Trio Highjar.d and Irish years ,-iRd unier First: Jill Trctman, cheile Bersercn, Syaney Cfll- gary, Stccnd: Maurern Woorc, Kcatk- er Jamie O'Connor, Sailor'i Hornpipe years) rent'a O'Comicr, Calgary; Sctrcnci; nne Turn, M. Albert, id Fling [11 chamber provides Hie city pro sentencing report couUJ j a service. involvement by the members, and the lack of labor represen tation on the chamber. Vosburgh protests of vegetable industry demise Ensemble (lejcher't pny) (15 years pijfiiis of Sand t-Ctfibridfie, j Ensemble Sona and D.ince [1? years and under) First- AH of Us. Re' Skaley, Red Deer Second: j Sherry Lynnc f.'.iirer, Si. All-crt Ensemble Tap (IS unilfir) 1 First- Hay's Big Brass EarrJ, Ed- i niontcn SeconJ: Ijl3tr Line, Ed. I mcnton Highland Fling yoars And under) Katie Johnson roarer! Sunday Katie Jcimson nf and will give a recital Sunday at 3 p.m. in (hs Memorial Centre. Tne program will iucluclo i pieces from Songs of I he ncso by Rcnjamm 13rilien, and i music by Joseph Marx, John i Cnge, Harry Somers and O.sknr Morawetz. Miss will be accom- panied by Glemv Mossop, pian- ist and Jake Salomons, classi- cal guitarist- Glenn Mess op is a native Cal- gar J an and is sti idy i 11 g i nu s ic under TJoris Rcuha- kiiie. He has Ivis bachelors do- from the University of Cal- Clare Wioore, Cal- fjarv; Second: Jo-Lynne Culler, Cal- J'ojcf Hlghlind or Irish (1314 yiarj) First: O'Connor, Janlcs Witkio. Scccnd; Kpllle Mac- Lothliin, CcrlKy Ciimercfi, Calqary, Soilor'i Hornpipe (7 y First: J.Trr.i.- O'Conrmr, C-ilcdry. Highland NaUonal (4 years and un- First: Jo-Lynne Cutler, Cal- ScccnJ: Clara Moore Ccinary. Seanti Truihb.ii (8 si: Chaniclle McNichcl, Red Deerj Seo Sydney W.ititn, Calgary. Highland national Brcntii O'Connor, Calcary; Choryl Anno Turin, St. Albert. Irish Jir> 112 ye.irs) First: Nancy LalMri, Crtriicftton; Seronrt- r in O'C-jnncr, Calqory. Highland Nafiorral (13 years) tCil, Seann Truihbas (H years) First: N.idine G.iuf, Cdmcnlort; Second: CjiJiy Camcrrn. {fcnclKt's ov.'n choreogra- phy) (IS years and under) First: Brjin SLliccI ut Dfincinrj, Red Deer EnsemGlo B.illel Ctiarsctor (IS VCJi'S nrd First; JolliMa Sofo llnllcl (II yo.iri) Srlo Ciin ratter or Demi Charadfr U2 >c.ir5] Kim UHy, L.Plh- cnri; f'flrf.trr.t Ledihridqe, D-jtl tllhnic [lt-n yc.iri) First: Solo Nr Fiona) [13 ysars) cridcc (E51r and undrr) P'r.iz Scnool, Edmonton Duel Eitinic (15-li years) DuribCJlli, Callicrinc Ounscifh O-jjrlnr Confrmporary (IB and under) Firsf: Alterl SLhic of Opncinq, f-1. Albert. Enicmbfie B .1 I I c 1 Ch.irader r VCiiri nrd under] Jell if Doug Social Credit MLA for Tabor Wamer, "doesn't know he's talk- ing the manager of SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVE1 Construction Co. ltd. PHONE 328-2702-327-3610 A 4 4 processing plants at and Taber charged Tliursday. Harold Vosburgh, manager of Cornwall Canning (Mac- Donalds Consolidated) veget- able plants, was commenting o n statements made by Mr. Miller during tho legislature's throne speech de- bate and reported in Wednes- day's Herald. Mr. Miller also told the leg- islature, "Cornwall Canning at vegetable industry in Alberta is shrinking. Fie cited the Can- ada Packers take over of Al- berta Canning at Mngrnth ivh ich was even tu ally phased out. Mr. Miller was quoted aa NOTICE LETHBRIDGE LIBRARY BOARD NEW LIBRARY The Board wishes to thank the citizens of Lelh- bridge who by vocal or written expression assisted in fhe choice of the Central School sire for the public library. For the planning of the buifding the Board has received the following suggestions. That tha Library should function as a community centre and ihal multiple use room be provided for a vaned program. Thar due regard be paid to the needs of senior citizens and the infirm in the free use of the build- ing especially those confined to wheel chairs. That the Library be 6 multi-media centre with adequate listening and viewing facilities for in- dividuals and groups, That the building be pfanned to last al least 25 years and to be capable of further expansion. That electronic information retrieval and com- munications systems be installed as soon as pos- sible. That suitable art display space be provided, of a sort permitting maximum security. That a room capable of sealing up to 30 people be provided for continuing education prog rams, That the building have the potential for develop- ment as a regional library centre. That study facilities be adequate to satisfy the additional demand to be expected in a university dry. That ample porking be provided. The Board's advisors have been Instructed ro give due attention to all these suggestions within the bounds of feasibility and cost. To ensure that no ideas ara overlooked the librory Board wishes to receive suggestions from the public for discussion at their next meeting. These should be sent to: The Secretary, Lethbridge library Board, Leth- bridge Public library, before March 31, 1972. saying, "Cornwall Canning al j is ovrned by the same company, and if they continue i ro reduce the sfae we t if tho same fat? uill come to f the Taber plant." Mr. Vosbnrgli, savl Cornwall Canning is owned by MacDpn- alds Consolidated Ltd. which uas incorporated Winnipc p in 1529. Cornwall liecn ouiied by n n n d a Packers. Reasons listed by Mr. Miller for declining markets arc nbo misleading, Mr. Vosburgh said. Associated with the canning in- dustry for S6 years, ho said he didn't know of one canning plant in Canada which tuis Dcen nElioTia'ized. Vegetable products, both can- ned and frozen, produced in Taber and Ixdhbridge, are cur- rently befog marketed frojn Canada Packers disputes too Victoria to Toronto. Mr. Vos- burgti said. i He suggested thai if "Al- berta-grown" were in- s eluded on labels, as suggested f by Mr. Miller, the more distant niErkeJs mig'.it be in jeopardy I because consumers have a ten- dency to support goods pro- cessed in thoir own area, rniuAV Freya, the goddess of love, sv.i s recog rnzed In' the Anglo- Sa-xons in the naming of Fri- day ITu's cohmin is publisiicd every Tluirsday to provide publicity for youth group meetings and outings. It is hoped the column will per- form a dual purpose, as a re- minder for members and an in vit a t io n for ot her you t h s to join in on the leisure-time activities. All notices should be ad- dressed to Are You The Herald. Lcthbridge, Alia., no later than Tuesday preceding the Thursday the event is to be announced. FRIDAY. March !7 Kale Andrews High School will hold R dance with Billy Ni- c'liol from 9 to 12 midnight. Admission is St for members of the student union, and for other students. FRIDAY, March 17 ilic bridge Collegiate Insti- tutes wi 11 hold a Twerp Dance" from to 12 ;30 with Orphan Annie. Girls ask boys and admission is for LCI students with student cards, Admission for other high .school students with I cards Ls j TUESDAY, March 21 at 7 i p.m. the No. 11 Squadron RC (Air) Cadets will parade at I Ihe 10th Field Battery buUd- ing at Kenyon Field. Trans- portation will IXT provided by miHiaiy transport. For infor- mLLtion, piione Bullied, at ,127-1116 days or evening-s. TUESDAY, March 21 Ham- ilton Junior High School will hold the production Blithe Spirit at p-m. in tho Yates Memorial Centre. Tick- ets are cents for students j and SI for adults and can be I purchased at the school. Jake Salomons is a self-truight gui'r-.rist currently studying mu- sic in Calgary with Antonio Ki- vas. He has given several reci- tals throughout Alberta, anil i will play (wo solo numlwrs in I the concert. i Tickets are available at ter's Music Store. VASA nONATKS FUNPP The Order of America, Lcthbridge Lodge NTo. 579, has donated from its bingo night, to the Lellv hridge llenrl Knnd, S ORGANS s WO- "Mr. Mil let'5 facts are not quite Dave Dyck, man- ager of the Alberta Canning di- vision of Canada Packers, said Friday. j "Actually, vre operated Iho; plant three months a year for nine years, from to 1870. Then, because the market was forcing us to or closo our Alberta operation, we de- i cided to specialize. "Freight, water, sewer and labor dictated a Lethbridge lo- i cation, so we established here. "V.'e are now operating 12 months a year, with a year- round staff of SO. compared with for a thrcp-morth op- eration before we moved. "Our annual output nou- l.s 10 times what it was before we moved, most of it in frozen French-fry potatoes vhich we market across Canada. "We purchase from farmers potatoes to the value nf more i than SI million annually and from the local oilfeed plant rapeseed oil to the value of more than "This is R substantial ron- tributJon to tlie economy of tlic area. Further, it may be of in- terest that our company is Ca- nadian-owned." Mr. Miller had said during j the throne speech debate that, "Canada Packers bought out Alberta Canning at Magratn, (hen stripped it of Hie equip- ment and offered it for rale.'' THIS 15 OUR EVERYDAY LOW LOW PRICE DOUBLEBURGER 49c TR1PLEBURGER 69c PIUS OTHER MENU ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM Formerly TAGS DRIVE-IN 2002 3rd AVE. S. Ordinary into AHTIQUING Do H Yourself Apply n rich woocfgroln or efegont anllqua finish to nnyfhing the! can ha cry furnilure, doors, kit- rhcn inlo jorrve- ihint) spcciot in 2 cnsy slepi. Refinish an overoga fobla for a little over DEMONSTRATION Come and See How It's Done Fri., Mar. to p.m. Sot., Mor. 18th a.m. to p.m. Open Daily 9 lo 6 p.m. Thunday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. KING RYSLER DODGE LTD. "YOUR IIEADQUAKTKKS FOR THOSE SPECIAL DODGE DEALS" 3rd Avenue and 11 Street South See The Display Advertisement on Page 23 Phone 328-9271 ;