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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IKTER CONTINENTAL PIPE BAND COMPETITIONS CANADIAN NATIONAL CXHfBITION AUG. 17 TO 20, 1972 Special Excursion Only Relurn Including Airfare, Accommodation and Admission! Far Bookingi Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 SECOND SECTION Luthbmlge, Alberta, Saturday, March IS, 1072 PAGES 17 TO NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDS. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIOGE, AlBERTA AsV abou) Phalogray The lens Ihol change) with I With reservations MLAs happy let BE-FEATHERED AND BEAKED ATTACKERS A brainless scarecrow stands guarcf over his corn field in the Land of Oz. The ice show is being preserved by the Leihbridge Figure Skating Club at the Henderson Lake Ice Centre, Final show is tonight. Science Fair opens today The 10th annual Lethbridge regional science fair opened its doors to the public at p.m. today iii the Exhibition Pavil- ion. One hundred and sixty two students arc participating, with G2 exhibits entered. Approxi- matcly half are from the city and the remainder from the sur- rounding district, The exhibits set up Fri- day evening, and judging under Dr. D, M. took place this morning. Topics covered include pollu- tion, space, soil, air, magnet- ism, chromalography, micro-or- ganisms and computer science. The fair is financed by dona- tions from local businesses and organizations, The public is welcome to view the exhibits until p.m. to- day and from to 6 p.m. Sunday. There will be no ad- mission charge, but a silver col- lection will be taken to help de- fray the cost of sending tiircc student winners to the Canada- wide science fair in Sarnia, Oat. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh St. S. Phono 328.4095 AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Land of Oz showed hard work By JUDE TURIC Herald Slaff Writer The real star of the show was -he liLte crow; complete with yellow feet, beak and shiny black feathers. Her supporting cast of corn- cobs, trees, quadlings and ham- merheads provided an evening cf well spent enjoyment and re- laxation. cf Oz, presented by the Lethbridgc Figure Skating Club, was proof of the work done by many parents, mem- bers of the community and Uio club. The story of Dorothy, her small dog Toto, and their ad- ventures in the wonderful fairy- land of Oz came across to the audience with youthful zest throughout the program. Part icu! a 11 y gcod p orfor m- anccs were given by Mark Hcminukc ss the Tinman, Don- na Rude as Dorothy, and Jen- nifer Hominuke as Toto. Both the Scarecrow (Bill and t he cowardly Lion (Grant present- ed lively programs during tho show, and stayed well in char- acter with choice of music and skating style. Group performances by the younger cast members were much mere entertaining with the mistakes, than they were accurate in form and precision. An extra feature during the show was the appearance of chunky and very masculine witches in sorcerers1 garb and hooked nosey. In contrast, a pair-skating performance'was not only en- ter ta ming, but done smoothly ar.d well. A gocd choice of modern mu- sic selections added to the show. The costumes were ex- ceptionally attractive and evi- dence of the preparation made for the presentation. Unfortunately, the mood and nvoYvement necessary' for UKJ was lost (hiring the 'irst half of the show because of overly-bright, irritating and distracting lighting This situ ation mi ght have been the cause for many of the r'ounger participants to be more concerned finding Official comment Monday on U of L1972 budget There ivitl be no official com- ment on Hie 1972-73 University of Lethbridge provincial grant until Monday. Dr. Bill Bcckel, U of L pres- ident, said he had just received official word on (he amount of the grant Friday afternoon and Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 Slh Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Govern men I Technician Repairs lo Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO wanted to study it during the weekend before making a state- ment. An Alberta universities com- mission official said Friday that the II of l.i has been awarded as its share of the million allocated by the provincial government for the province's universities. The U of L received lost more than this year's figure. However, there is some un- certainly about whether thn amount announced Friday will be the total that the U of L will receive, DR. ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER IS PlEAStD TO ANNOUNCE THAT DR. A, R. F. (Eric) WILLIAMS HAS ARRIVED FROM ENGLAND TO JOIN HIM IN GENERAL PRACTICE AT THE LAKEVIEW MEDICAL DENTAL BUILDING 2651 10th AVENUE 'A' SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE Mixed choir to Messiah. The senior choir of Southmin- stcr United Church, augmented by members of-the First Bap- list United Church choir, will present parts two and three of Elnndcl'.s Messiah ou Palm Sun- day, March 2G at p.m. It is th.5 choir's third annual concert and will he held in the sanctuary of Southtninster Uni- ted Church, Conductor and or- ganist is Wilfred Woolhouse. The solo parts will be sung by Colleen Knufmann, soprano; Mary Thomson, contralto; Wal- ter tenor; and Arthur Hunt, bass. ROOFING C A SHEET METAL LTD. 1709 2 Ave. S. Ph. 328-5973 parents In the crowd, than con- centrating on their figures. Highlight of the program was the performance given by work professional champion Doi Jackson, whose program gave an ample example of top style and perfection. Shov.limc for the evening perform aiice of Land of Oz is I o'clock tonight. Cl A 23-page booklet document-' !ng the growth and develop- ment of Lethbridge and ciis- .rict during 1971 has been com- pleted by the city's economic development office. The booklet contains "finger- Up facts" covering a brief Ms- lory of the city and 1971 pro- duction figures for agriculture, coal, oil and gas, and manufac- turing. Two sections deal with I'ooal weather and general sta- tistics for the year. Of the copies printed, SCO will be sent to outlets across the continent, Dennis O'Conncll, economic development offi-cer, said. Those copies go to va- rious industries, chartered bsnks and their foreign branch- es, and libraries, he said. The other copies are available at the economic de- velopment office for local con- sumption. The booklet outlines the "ex- citing economic development and diversification that took place in LeLhbrldge and South as illustrated by a par cent increase in retail busi- ness in the city to last year. "Lcihbridgc is on the lips of everyone throughout Canada who is looking for investment possibilities the booklet states, The growth illustrates Ihe po- tential: a million increase in agricultural production in one year; an estimated live- stock value at local packing plants of million; four new plants wcro opened in the city; manufacturing product Ton rose 11.5 per of the great- est increases ever." The temperature range for the year was between 33 degrees Ixilow and 97 degrees Resigns The city has begun advertis- ing for a safety officer lo re- place Bill Falconer who resign- ed from the position Friday, Jlr. Falconer, who has been the city's safety officer since 1963, will leave April 7 to be- come a forest guardian, at Ihe Ca.stle Hiver Ranger Station. Applications for safety offi- cer and emergency measures co-ordinator will bo taken at city hall until March 23. above. The wind blew an aver age cf miles per hour for hs year. The economic developmen' office spent about two months compiling these and many otb er facts. Accidents injure two Two car accidents here haw resulted in two injuries and damage. Walter Johnson of Calgary, passenger in a car driven by John Wall, 1002 7th Ave. S. re- mained in Lethbridge Munici- pal Hospital in good condition with head, neck and back in- juries. Mr. Johnson was injured when the Wall car collided with a car driven by Helmet Giesbrcct, 2110 15th Ave. N. at the inter- section of 3rd Ave. and Oth St. S. shortly after 8 p.m. A total of 5850 damage resulted, Jessie Anne Killins, 1143 Lake- land Crescent, was treated for a minor knee injury and re- leased from Lethbridge Munici- pal Hospital following a car col- lision at the intersection oE 13th St. and 4th Ave. S. shortly after 9 p.m. City police reported the Kil- lins car collided with a car driv- en by ScotL J. Henderson, 1208 Lake wood Poad, Tolal damage 10 both vehicles was estimated at HV MC-INTYKE Herald Writer EDMONTON Southern Al ierta MLAs have praised the 'on cor n in Friday's Alberta iiulget for agriculture ami se- ticr ci! ize r-s, but expressed about an increase n provincial debt. In outlining the new budget, 'rovincial Treasurer Gordon Alinicly noted that Alberta has ha lowest per capita debt of any province in Can nil a. Debt affects the province's credit rating, hence its ability ,o borrow money for capital construction projects. "They're better sellers than e DOUR Miller, the So- cial Credit MLA for Taber- Warner noted wryly, pointing !o the fanfare made in the bud- get speech about Alberta's fa- vorable petition. "They should remember that our less debt per capita is something we Mr. Miller was a member of the Social Credit government voted out of St. Patrick brought record sun Record high temperatures were set in three Alberta cen- tres on St. P.itrick's day, but was not one of them. Medicine Hat recorded a temperature of 67 degrees, out- distancing the previous record of 5.1 set in 196-1. Pincher Creek broke a rec- ord that has stood since 1947. Their high was 64 as compared with 53. St. Patrick's day in IvcUi- bridge was the warmest it has been since 1961.. It was 64 degrees, but it didn't come close (o the record of 74 scl way back in 1905 when Alberta became a province. The weather for the weekend will continue to be warm, cloudy and windy. The temperature should ap- proach the GO degree mark on both days, with gusty west winds blowing at about 25 to 33 m.p.h. The airport weather office says the temperatures we have been experiencing are about 20 degrees higher than the sea- sonal normal and no sig- nificant change is in sight. office lasl year after 36 years. I is given to create farms that He said a projected cent increase in spending for the department of agriculture should mean benefits to the vegetable ind u s t r y in Hie Tuber constituency, currently in bad shape due to lack of market demand. "f hope Ihe agriculture min- ister can carry out all tho things he's planning lo said Mr. Miller. The budget forecast a 46 jter cent increase in family farm development spending, in addition to a S5 million start this year on a new S50 million farm development fund. Hugh Homer, minister of agriculture, said the new fund will provide both loans anc! outright grants to aid agrici lire, in particular the and [he small farmer. young Ted Hinman (SC--CardsloiO j lie said. said the new budget should be will become economic. lie said unfortunately gov- enuuenl subsidies tend to create an for moro government subsidies. Charlie Drain (SC Pincher Crcck-Crowsncst) praised bud- get to exempt peopla (jo and over from property taxes for education, or grant thorn a year to offset tho education tax they pay in- directly through rent. He also applauded a doubling of provincial spending for com- pensation lo permanently-dis- abled workmen. However, Mr. Drain said both Hie elderly and Hie dis- abled should gel payments ac- cording to n'jed. "A means tcsl is a pretty harsh term, but if people need money they could apply for Huckwell (SC- Hi UK new oiKigci SIIOUHI i boon to the large proportion Maeleodi said he was disap- of farmers and senior citizens in liis constituency. Cardston is almost entirely an agricultural commun i t y with a large number of people retired in town to be near ilrc largo Mormon temple. Mr. Hinman, provincial trea- surer in the Socrod government from 1955 to 19G4, cautioned that large subsidies lo agricul- ture might be feeding "a white elephant." He said Hie government will have to be careful that money Sherriiiff o condition improved Derik Nciman, 26, of Lelh- bridge wa s rem anded in cus- tody for one week in magis- trate's court for plea to a charge of robbery with vio- lence. Members o f the HCMP detachment arc still seeking a second man believed to have been involved in the assault and robbery of Edward B. Unerring, 50, 12th St. S. early Friday morning. Mr, Sherring, the brother of former Lethbridge mayor Frank Sherring, was reported in fair condition this morning at Lethbridge Municipal Hos- pital. NEW and USED ORGANS WE TAKE GRAINI Brarebelt to play here March 31 The three man group, Brave- bcK, from Winnipeg appear in Lethbridge >vith Billy Nichol in a concert and dance March 31. The leader of She group is Ihe former leader, .songwriter, pro- ducer and lead guitarist of the (luess Who. Randy Bachman is responsible for such well-known songs as American Woman, No Sugar Tonight and Laughing. The concert will run from 9 p.m. lo 1 .n.rr.. in tho Civic Cen- tre, with tickets available at the door. HUMIDIFIERS AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328.3388 SAFETY DEPARTMENT OFFERS Commercial Testing Bicycle Safely Training Snowmobile Safety Driver Education and Training Adancad Defensive Driing Courses 4 Girl and Her Car Caro Courses 0 School Safely Patrol Training Safely Education Lectures ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOCIATION 903 3rd Ave. S., lelhbridge Phone 328-1771 pointed tfiat the budget only al- lotted SL million to compensate disabled workers. "We had been led to believa it could be he said. I le dcscrilxsd tho govern- ment's financial plan for tho year starting April 1 as a "heavy Iwrrowing pro gram that could leave us owing a half a billion dollars at the Hid of the government's terra of of- fice in four years." Mr, Buckwell was also disap- pointed that grants had not bcwn alloted for road mainten- ance in towns and villages. Ho described tho agriculture department spending plan as "aggressive" but said "it's too early to tell whether they can carry it through." CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Clearance! BAPCO FIRST QUALITY INTERIOR LATEX Many colors lo chooie From QUARTS GALS. IJ5 5.45 Call Paint Depl. 327-5767 DOWNTOWN ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS AND iy. FINE CUAUTY qMOW, HOUSE OF FINE ART fi ''.WON! 328-1314 Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Chcuge for Orders over JUST CALL I "SJF B B Across 327-02-10 OR P S B 1 1 From The 327-2297 CPR Depof Open Weekdays 7 a.m. 2 a.m. 11 a.m. 9 p.m. are Priceless Wo believe that childhood days are special to speciaf In fact, that every Thursday is "Kiddies Day" special prices to tave you money. Preserve your memories for all time children's portraits lr> living colour you'll bo glafi you did. rr Ian a jr o to a rap Ltd. 1224 3rd Avenue S., LETHBRIDGE, 327-2673, 327-2565 and at 5314 49lh Ave., TABER, Phone 223-2402 ;