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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JO inHBRIOGE HERAID Uurlday, March 19, H70 Conciliation For Inside Workers Local 70, Canadian I'nion ot Public Zmployws, represent- ing more than city hall of- fice workers, went into concil- iation proceedings this mor- ning.________________ Wilderness Seniiiiai' Set For Calgary W. (Buck) Cunningham, as- sistant professor of outdoor rec- reation and conservation educa- tion, at the Lelhbridge. Com- munity College will chair a panel's! a "Wilderness Tomor row" seminar to be held at tho University of Calgary Satur clay. Other speakers are to include W. H. Hanson, chief forester Eastern Rockies Conservalio Board; Floyd Stromstttlt, prosi tot, Alberta Wilderness As sodation; Dr. S. Herrero, mem her executive committee Banff Calgary chapter, Na tional and Provincial Parks As social ion of Canada; Dr. V. A Wood, deputy minister, drpar ment of lands and forests fo Alberta; Keith Plow-man, as sistant regional director, na tional and historic par branchj department of India affairs and northern develop ment, Calgary; Fred L. Scot Calgary Chamber of Com merce. The seminar is restricted an attendance of 230. wishing (o attend arc advised to telephone 284-M31 at the Uni- versity o' Calgary. BYU Choir To Sing April 29 The Sounds of Freedom, 40- voicc choir from Brigham Young University, will present a concert April 29 at the Eshi bition Pavilion. The choir, ovganhed in 1965 has appeared on the E4 Sul livan television show, performci at Disneyland, recorded an al burn for Melro-Goldwyn-Maye and appeared on a California March of Dimes show with the King Sisters. This spring the group [cure the Orient entertaining military personnel and CUPE. the largest union rep- city employees, also epresents 115 full-time ai'.d 100 asual oulsiiie city employees, lilnary personnel and oth- rs. The city hall office work- rs used to belong to Local 360 CUPE, bul that distinction as gone. The office workers unrevcr. are still a separate argaining unit. Lccal TO. representing the utside workers, recently re- ecled a conciliation officer's of 7-7-6 per cent wage in- rease, split evenly over two ears, wlu'lc the city grudging r accepted the award. Diner unions involving til; have been sittin. back "waiting to sec ll'.e ou' of Local 70 negotiations. The 7-7-fi combination amounts to an annual wage in- crease of about 9'i per cent. The city this year has budget- ed for an average increase ot about S350.WO or 10 per cent, fringe benefits which amount "to 10 per cent of wages. More than a third of city ex penditures is nisde up of wages, salaries and fringe Iwrcfits. These items will cost the city more Ihm million this year. The Amalgamated Transit Union is still negotiating with the city, according to Torn Band, personnel officer. The union has been offered a wage increase of 7-7-0 per cent, the same as the outside workers over two years. The local rep- resents 29 employees. The International Brother1 hoed of Electrical Workers 2i4 7, representing 29 city em loyees, received on ay a conciliation officer' ward, details of which hav ot been revealed. Negotiations are reported t x continuing between the cil and International Associatic Firefighters 237, represent ing 61 employees; and the In ernational Union of Oporalin Engineers 993, representing 2 wverhouse employees who ar reported to be the farthes away from a settlement. Judget Meeting Tonight Separate School Board Sets Compulsory Retirement At 65 THREE STRIKES Officials of the Seventh-Day Adventisl Church in Lelhbridge are reluctant lo repair the church's neon sign, damaged recently for the third time in 18 months. The firsl two occasions, the sign was repaired al a tolal cost of some The third time, damage included smashing the plastic shell of Ihe sign, prying off the name plale and spattering the sign with calsup. The breakage has been repotted to police each time bul no suspected vandals have been apprehended. The church's min- ister, Pastor Car] Wessman, said recenlly, a rock was also Ihrown against the window of the church sludy. Itinerary Planned u.s per formed on the site of Expo 7 at Osaka, Japan. Included in its reperloire ar such songs as Born Free, I low the West was Won and Exodus. Tickets for the concert are expected to be available Mon- day at Doug's Music and Sports store. Sentences Suspended On Break-Ins Four Lcthbridge youths re- ceived years suspended sentence each in magistrate's court Wednesday for their part in breaking and entering into three Letrftridge businesses. The businesses were Mechanics broken into Sales Ltd., Dudley's Custom Shop and Ya- maha Cycle Sales and Service Lfd. Kcstilulion was made by youths for the merchandise anc The itinerary has been set for the French tour bonanza recently beoked for Western Canada by Ike newly formed Relax Travel Agency in Lelh- bridge. The planes bringing the French tourists will be landing at the Calgary International Airport instead of Kenyon Field at Leihbridge. The tourists will be picked up in Calgary by bus and brought to Lclhbridge. possibly losing a day of their tour of Western Canada. I This is the first conlract under j token by the new agency, com- posed of thice directors from France, and three Lelh jridge businessmen. On May 31 the first plane Innd of tourists will arrive in Jalgary and he brought to bridge by four buses from Northern Birs Lines of Loth bridge. Two buses will come directly to and twc will go to Vancouver by way of Kelrr.vna and Pentic ton before coming to Lelh bridge. The two bus loads that come to Lelhbridge will stay approx- imately to tliree days, then Vestcrn Canada lour in Leth- ridge with visits to Walerlon, 'ort Macleod and other south- rn Alberta points. Tire tourists rill then return to or shopping time and a tour Bull Sale 1-2 The Lelhbridge spring bull sale will he held April 1-2 in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pa- vilion. There will bo approximately 303 hulls on offer drawn from southern and central Alberta. Tho bulls will be shown April 1 from 7 p.m. and the sale will start April 2 at 10 a.m. Prior to the bull show April 1, the Lethbridge end District heifer show will be held wilh 25 animals entered. Trophies will be awarded the evening of April 1. Funds derived from the show money stolen, will go toward the Lethbridge I The youths must keep the LDS fourth ward's building fund peace and be on good project for the new Luhhridge behavior, aul report to a pro- Stake Centre. bat ion officer each monlh. Whatever It Takes COLLEGE GIVES... PRE-SPRING CHECK-UP 10 Point Brake and Steering Check 1. Inspect ffll Brake linings For Vicar 1. Inspect All Wheel Cylinders For leaks 3. Inspect And Top Up Brake Fluid 4. Inspect And Repack Front Wheel Bearings 5. Inspect Front Wheel Seals 6. Inspect Tie Rod Ends 7. Inspect Ball Joints 8. Inspect Steering Idler Arm 9. Inspect Front Tires For Abnormal Wear 10, Inspect Power Steering Hoses And Fluid Budget Terms Available For Major Repairs Phone 327-5763 For Appointment proceed to Vancouver through the Crowsnesl Pass, Kootenay, and Trail route. They will re- lurn lo Lethbridge via Penlic- ton and the Irans-Canada high- way. The two buses that go di- rectly to Vancouver from Cal- gary will return to Lelhbridge on Ihe soutliern B.C. highway. The four buses will wind up Ihe Monday Meeting Warning To Kite Flyers Tho Leilibridge city polici have issued a warning to al V.ilo flying enlhusiasls with re- gards to power lines in the city "There is enough moisture in the air to make the slrin act like a conductor for elec said Inspector Ma Co'.ipland, "and serious injiir is possible if a kite touches on of Ihe high power lines." All parents arc urged to mak of the cily before returning to Calgary. The French tour groups will arrive in Calgary at 10-day in- tervals until Sept. 10, each tak- ing the same basic Western Canadian tour. Tlie contract loiirs will in- volve some French tour- ists. Steve Kolch, secretary ot the travel agency, said if tours of I his nalure are lo corclinue to Leliibridge, the govemmenl will ave to "smarten up" and im- rove the facilities at Kenyon ield so the [lights could land i Lelhbridgc inslead of Cal ary. Mr. Kolch said Northern us had lo obtain a class i charier ceiiificale to pick u] lie tourists al the Calgary In- ernational Airport. The agency hopes this will ic the'beginning for travel o! his kind in North America. This is reported lo be the big- jest organized tour group to :nme lo Canada. The agency plans lo expand he operation next year to in- clude more charier flights In he Lethbridge area as well as charter flights leaving the 1-eth- Dridge area on tour groups throughout the world. Besides the charter flights, Mandatory retirement al 65 years of age for all school em- ployees sparked controversy at ihe Lethbridge separate sclwol board meeting Wednesday night. All separate school em- ployees now will have to retire at the end of the school yea following Iheir 65lh birlh date, w i t h the board holding an op- tion enabling them to hire any individual on a yearly basis. The board ruled itself exempt from responsibility for em ployees over 65 who required more than 60 days of continu ous disability, since any person over 65 could not gel insurance for himself or through Ihe school board. All persons over 65 would be hired wilh the understanding i they could not perform, the board would not be responsible Df. M. T. Melling said th board could scrutinize each in dividual on a year to yea basis, hiring the person if was of mutual benefit to bol parties. The school board's 1970 liui get is to be dealt with at a spc cial meeting tonight. The spe cial meeting was set becaus of anticipated absences laic for s o m e of the board men bers. The problem of pupil Iran portation to Assumption fro the East Lakeview district re suited in bus passes being oka ed for children involved. John Boras suggested this a method of satisfying the pro lem until the new school ye the possibility of a routed bus could solve t n was deemed important by r. Cranley but Ihe board de- ded the member who served (he board could decide when would allend meetings. Dr. elling, the currenl member the commission, fell Ihe ily lime representation was Mxlcd was when Ihe schools or e school board was involved. It was decided any members the board could attend the anadian School Trustees As ociation convention in Winni peg at the board's expense i icy were free to allend. Tiie 2th annual Banff regional con fcrence April 28-28 will be at- en.ded by School Superinlen- dent R. A. KimmiH and Mr. Cranley. The board commended the Kast Rotary Club of Lethbridge for its work wilh Ihe Young Voyagcur Program. They elecl- ed not lo support the venture financially. St. Francis Separate School students and faculty from Sault St. Marie will be staying in fa- cililies provided by the Sep- arate School Board in Leth- bridge, during a cross Canada lour. Opposition Raised To River Diversion Isure Iheir children play wit kites only in open spaces, awa from all wires. Organizers of Ihe proposed Meal on Wheels service for the Lc'.hbridgc a.'ea will lio'.d a pub- lic mceling in Hie Bowman Arls Centre, at 8 p.m. Notices have been sent lo all organizations and service clubs advising Ihem cf need of Ihe service and Ihe format it will lake. Mrs. Pat Walker Is chairman cf the pilot project and will address the meeting along with Rev. It. L. Crisfiekl who will acl as a resource leader. Meals on Wheels is a hoi meal service provided for elder- ly ar.d shul-ins unable to cook meals for Ihcmselvcs. srob'.cm. Chairman W. J. Cranley said he would favor any suggestion vhich would keep Grade 1, 2 and 3 children from walking across Mayor Magrath Drive. 'We have a inoral responsibil- ity to the part-nls to ensure the safety of the children." The board accepted resigna- tions from four leachcrs and one caretaker and granted a leave of absence lo Garth and Mardi Renyk, who are joining Ihe Canadian University Ser- vice Overseas for one and pos- sibly two years. Representation on (he city paiks and recreation commis- tl-.cre will be between 400 and 600 French touiisis coming fo Alberta and British Columbia in smaller individual groups throughout tho summer months. Most of Ihe French tourists are clientele of Pernod, a dis- lillery in France. Besides visit- ing various tourist attractions in Western Canada, the French visitors will visit breweries along the lour route, making a sludy of Canadian mclhods ns opposed lo methods in France. Chamber Head To Speak Here J. Allyn Taylor, president of the Canadian Chamber of Com- merce will address the Leth- bridge chamber April 9 in Ericksen's Hestaurant. Tickets, available from the chamber office, oi'e each. "This will lw Mr. Taylor's first slop in said Jack I.akie, president of Ihe Leth- bridge chamber. "It would be filling if we had a real good turnout to hear him speak." The evening, which starts al 6 p.m. wilh a cocklail hour, is a ladies night, wilh all chambers The board of directors of Ihe Southern Alberta Pollution Con- rol Committee is opposing an ipplicalion by Shell Canada Ltd. for licence to increase water diversion out of the Dry- wood River. Shell at present is diverting 900 acre feet of water per year from the Drywood River. Con- struction is under way to doable Ihe size the planl and Shell has applied to Ihe direc- tor of waler resources to be to divert acre feet rt water oul of the Drywocd each year. The Southern Alberla Pollu lion Control Commiltee says i is concerned that the diversion could require 75 to 100 per cen of the total stream flowing during low flow periods in Ihe [all and winter. says the eommillee "natural salts dis solved in the river are concen traled in the effluent from the plant because the water i heated and some is lost a steam, and lliis has an sircaWe effecl on pianl and an imal life in the river. "An additional danger Ibermal pollution of the rive: wlrich is already biological] sti-ussed from Ibe present lev of the plant operation." The commiltee is calling fed for the use of Alberfans xlay and in Ihe future. Teachers Convention The 33rd annual convention if the Alberta Registered Music Teachers' Association will be held al Ihe Banff School of Fine Arts March 30 fo April 1. The convenlion, open to assoc- ation members and Ihe gen- eral public, will feature lectures, recitals and workshops. One workshop will be conducted by Thomas Ho'slon, of Ihe Univer- sity ot Calgary music depart- ment, is lo appear March 25 in a recital in Lelhbridge. I-elhbridgc residents Henry Waack and Arthur Putland r.rj slated lo give reports to general meeting, and Margaret Wozak, president of the Leth- bridge branch of Ihe ARMTA, will preside at a luncheon. Bolh Mr. Pulland and Marion Swanslon of Lelhbridge are councillors of the provincial or- ganization. from southwest Alberla inviled. WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OF FRESH FISH AND SEAFOOD Will Be Held At FORT WHOOP-UP SERVICE Thurs., March 19 and March 20 From 10 a.m. lo 7 p.m. OVER 50 VARIETIES OF WHOIE, flUETED, SMOKED, AND SAIHD FISH, PIUS A COWIE1E SELECTION OF SHELIF1SH. NORTHERN WHITEflSH AND PIKE Ib. 49t 6 Ave. and 6th Si. S. lethbrielfjc, Alto. Pension Help Sol For Pincher J. C. (Bulch) Bouchard, manner of the tethhridgc dis- trict oflice of Ibe Cansda Pen- sion Plan, has announced lhal a rcpresenlalive of the of will lie in (be PincIxT Creek council chambers Friday from 0 n.m. until 12 noon. Assistance will be provided in Ihe filing oi applications un- der the CPP. the old age se- curity awl guaranteed income supplement programs. Anyone lushing lo take cdvanlage of i tics service is invited to do so. OF CALGARY REGISTRATION PROCEDURES IN UNDERGRADUATE FACULTIES AND SCHOOLS FOR 1970.71 WINTER SESSION COURSES. CONTINUING STUDENTS of Ihs University ore to register in courses for the next Session prior to leaving ihe campus in April. Commencing March 23, stipend should register ui indicated below. Arls and Science Fine Aril Engineering Physical Education Business Ediuaijon in the Department offering their field of itudy. in Ihe Facufty Office. Faculty announcement on for times and locolion, in the main lobby of the Education Buildir.g, March 25. XEKDKT) An average of 20 units ol is needed for ev- ery case open heart surgery, Any chonge of rcgiiirotion necessitated by unsotis- fccfoiy Mantling in ih.e current year's programme should be made during the summer monrht. STUDENTS lo the University may register in course! oily after they hove applied for admission ol Ihe Registrar's office, Rfp. 133, and Adminislrah'on Burlding, wishing to register in the Eve- nfnrj CrediP Programme jhould watch for annojnccmcnt of courses in Moy, How did those six STtnix get on our beerTabel? (Six? Co-jnt 'em. say nolfifng of three And a Hupmobife. And trees, And our House of Lethbridge, How? Franfcly, we don't remember, 11 all happened many rr.oons ago, Butona Ming's certain: v.e'II never change our label. Or Ihe great beer behind In vre go right on brewing It the slow, natural way, for real flavour. have spokon. AFTER THE FAMOUS FORMULA OF THE HOUSE OF UTHBftfDGC ;