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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ?th V PHONE 32I-74U SEE OUR AD PAGE 86 "YELLOW PAGES" STAN WOMOYS The Lctlibridcje Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, March 21, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 26 RESTAURANT AUD PANCAKE HOUSE 8ANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE Tough Sessions Expected In Radio-TV Hearings GOODBYE TO AN DID FRIEND The Henderson lake Pavilion lhat housed many a good lime for Lethbridge citizens during its 1929 to 1969 career is being torn down. City council last year declared the long-time public dance hall unfit for the progressive developments surrounding Henderson Lake. The pavilion originally housed bathing lockers and ice cream booths in 1929 but ij most famous as a dance hall, from the days of the big bonds lo present day rock bands. During the last few years the building itself feil into disrepair and became an eyesore in trie Hen- derson Lake setting. Though no decision as to o building lo replace the pavilion has been announced, both cily council and the Lethbridge Exhi- bition board have recognized that Ihe removal of the dance hall does create o void in Ihe cily's recreational facilities. City To Consider Proposal On P.O.W. Land Deal A proposal is lo be presented to the provincial government executive council recommend- ing the sale to the city of the remaining portion of the for- mer prisoner of war camp in North Lethbridge, City Mana- ger Tom Ferguson said Satur- day. A delegation composed of Mr. Ferguson, Mayor Andy Ander- son and Alderman V a u f, h a n Hembroff spoke with Dr. J. You and your family are non-drinkers, Ab- trainers' Insurance Com- pany can probably offer you dwelling Insurance at lower rates than you are now paying. How are we able to do this? Abstainers' believe lhat non-drinkers are gen- erally more responsible people and ore less likely to have fires through carelessness the main cause of fires, Therefore, we can in- sure non-drinkers at a preferred r e. This means you save money with no reduction in in- surance proteclion. Why no! compare Abstainers' premiums w i t h your present rates now? HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES tTO. 1301 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-7777 Representing m >i'VNSURANCF COMPANY Evenings Phone 327-2011 or 327-6091 EASTER SHOPPING EASTER CARDS AND SUPPLIES Easier Gifts-Bibles BRIDAL CHAPEL Everything for the bride !o be. INVITATIONS BRIDES' BOOKS NAPKINS-MATCHES, etc. OFFICE SUPPLIES Incomt Tax Guide Farms and Ranch Books Cash is PRICE TABLES WINE CEUAR Drop in and browse around. THURSDAY NIGHT SHOWING "Keep tin Southern Habit" In the 7th St. Shopping Mall PHONE 328-2301 Donovan Ross, minister oE lands and forests, on Friday re- garding the purchase of Ihe property. The city has run short of in- dustrial land and Uie former I'OW property is the closest land available to the city's ex- isting industrial park in north- easL Lethbridge. Part of the land is also required for a fire- hall site. Dr. Ross is lo recommend thai the property he sold to the city in parcels over the nest five years. Cost is slightly less than an acre. The delegation also met Bay Speaker, welfare minister, to see if Ihe province is willing to take over all welfare in Leth- briclge. Mr. Speaker indicaled lie and the government are giving a great deal of consideration to the welfare problems in cen- tres like Ijethbridgc. Medicine Hat and Red Deer, Jlr. Fergu- son said. "We received a recep- tion in Edmonton but nothing much definite was he aid. The mayor, a member of St. lichael's General Hospital ward of directors, also had a hat with Health Minister Fames Henderson, but he had nothing to report following the meeting. Youth Film Tonight At 8 A full color film, which takes a candid look at youth today, will Ixj shown tonight at p.m. in St. Andrew's Presby- terian Church auditorium. The film, Flip Side, sponsor- ed by the youth groups of St Andrew's and Hope Reformec Church, is open to all interest cd teens and parents. The film is based on Look Magazine's publication Youth quake. 12 PIECES SUNSHINE ALBERTA FRIED CHICKEN FRENCH FRIED POTATOES CORN FRITTERS or COIE StAW SWEET and SOUR SAUCE ROILS Serves 4 lo 6 DELIVERED TO YOUR OOOR FOR ONU........... JUST CAU 337-0240 OR 327-2297 LOTUS S0.95 ACROSS FROM THE CPR DEPOT Open WeeVdayi 7 o.m.-J a.m.-Sundoyi 11 p.m. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 SHOE REPAIR Dependable Service or Reasonable Prices MIKE'S SHOE REPAIRS 1021 3rd Ave. S. (Nexl door to locker and Seafoods) The mayor has gone on to Ottawa where, among other things, he will be trying lo de- termine what happened to mort- gage money for Lhc cily. The cily is caught in n housing shortage arid there is no mort- gage money available tor hous- ing. Ky JOAX BOWMAN Herald Slolf Writer One of (he roughest, lough- est meetings scheduled by the Canadian Radio Television Commission since it was es- tablished Iwo years ago is ex- peeled in Ottawa April H. That's the day public hear- ings open on the CltTC's pro- posals for1 increased Canadian content on television and AM radio. The commission has pro- posed the CDC beef up its Ca nadian shows, by next fall, to comprise 60 per cent of pro- gramming. A flat 60 per cent would be slapped on prime time, p.m., Ihus dis- counting Ihe shunting of Cana dian shows into daytime view- ing hours. The CTV, if (he proposals were made binding, will be ex- pected to follow the CDC's by the fall cf 1971. For AM radio, the CRTC has suggested 30 per cent of all mu- siu be Canadian written, pro- duced performed. The CHTC has reputedly ad' milled public opinion has been running against Ihc proposals. The Canadian Association ol Broadcasters, to a recenl TV program, indicated il is op posed. And the CBC network and even more the CTV, arc wondering where all that Ca nadian talent is going lo sprou from. Lethbridge broadcasters, a least in radio, agree Ihe principle of the build up Canadian talent be- fore it is completely over whelmed by the Americans- and they're fairly optimist! about attaining the 30 per cen level. Brown, station man agcr of CHEC radio, said Ih station currently plays up to 1 pel' cent Canadian music Tiie 30 per cent "is prctl heavy, but T don't think we' have anv trouble reariiin' il.: Conciliation Adjourned In Gty Workers Dispute Conciliation hearings bclwcdifi'injje benefits between union he cily and city hall office workers have adjourned with no dale set for further hcar- ngs. In other city hall union nego- iations, J. R. Hullon of the ward of industrial relations has >cen appointed mediator in a contract dispute between the city and its outside workers. Local 70, Canadian Union of Employees, representing the outside and inside workeils, recently rejected a conciliator's mvard to the out- side workers and applied for lie mediator. Mr. Hulton is to try lo get the cily and union problem resolved Wednesday. Major reason for rejection of the award was the disparity in City Man Injured A Lethbridge man, Johnny T. Strzeszkowski, of P a r k s 1 d e House was taken to St, Mi- chael's General Hospital short- ly after 2 a.m. today when the car he was driving collided with a power pole at Mayor Ma- grath Drive and Scenic Drive. Mr. Strzeszkowski was treated for minor injuries and released from hospital. Damage in the accident was estimated al ingirg on Ihe public domain he air Bob Lang, program man- ger of CJOC, said the "30 per ent level is fine, but I'm not ure if the recording industry as enough material thai is up o standard. "It might have been better if he CRTC had increased Ihe uota by 10 per cent a year, up o a maximum of 30." He suggested a n increase i Canadian country and and pop music ceords would make the going asier for Ihe pop stations than or those depending on classi- al and semi-classical works. "But we need far more rec- eding studios Ihan we have now." One distinctive problem for ring to the CRTC's pronounce- lent. "There isn't enough talent on a long-term basis to uphold the quota. The public won't accept Canadian programs for a long adio will be labelling of rec- ords, since stations must know he Canadian content of a rec- ord for application lo quota. Mr. Lang said a huge record catalogue might have to be compiled. Mr. Broivn sug- jested every record would lave to be thoroughly labelled, as to its Canadian writer, com- wser, artist or production ccn- re. Mr. Lang said CJOC plays about 10 cent Canadian content rosv. "T h e real prob- lem will be one of quality." TKI.EVISIOX OUTLOOK" For Lclhbridge television managers, the fulure looks murkier. Bob Johnson. 'The only way a Canadian arlisl can he successful is on television, but TV shouldn't have to be the agent for tal- ent." Doth Mi'. Johnson and Mr. Schaiter expressed dissatis- faction at what they see as newspaper's sacronsanct posi- tion. Although classified as one of the mass media, newspapers have no regulatory body over them, are not licensed, get some special depreciation con- cessions and are allowed to advertise seme products ban- ned from radio and television. "Magazines and newspapers can advertise beer and wine. Mr. Sehaler said. What a board like the CRTC can take away from us in revenue, it should put back." All four broadr-nsling repre- sentatives agreed that "Ihe first year is going to be the toughest." "You're going to see a rash of quiz shows and other easily- produced Mr. Johnson. The VEHICLES number of foreign manager at CJLH-TV. hides entering Canada January to November inclusive, '1969, production i was 1.5 per cent greater than Lclhbridge CBC affiliate, "from a personal point of view I'm in favor of the GO per cent content, but from a business view, 1 don't know how it's go- ing to affect us. "I can foresee the k'cal movie houses having a heyday, because people won't be watch- ing television. Viewers may go (o cablevision to pick up their favorite American show. There's also the chance ad- the! that for the previous year, said Tlic fipuros for II months are I1.J29.272 fa 19C8 and in 19CS. and non-union employees, the ion union employees having letter benefits. The cily's electrical workers are slated (o vote Thursday on a conciliator's a w a r d which jave the union a wage increase of 6-tV6 per cent over two years. A six per cent increase on liree occasions during the two The govcinment supervised vote is not expecled to accept the award in view of a recent conciliator's award lo oulsidc workers, of 7-7-6 per cent, which was rejected by the union. The station has for the past I vertising will leave television four years been tied in with for the other media. Ihe Canadian Talent Libraty, sponsored by the Toronto sta- tion CFRB. 'The library, which does not sell records on the public market, is largely gear- ed to middle-of-the-road mu- sic, in line with CHEC's "qual- ity sound." "Radio station owners are generally a greedy bunch. They won't back Canadian tal- ent by themselves." COMMISSION SAID TOUfiH He said commission mem- bers have proven to be a tough bunch, but it's necessary. Tnere are 100 radio frequen- cies available and ttey need regulation because Ihcy're in- QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 3245lSSt. S. Ph. 3287684 Above Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M, Vic Sfhafcr, station manager for CFCN-TV Leihbridge, said the proposals for a CTV affili- ate will mean 2530 per cent increase in the cost of opera- tions, both for additional equip- ment and talent fees. "I'm not over (lie shock of it Mr. Schafrr said, refer- PHONE 328-8392 OVING? (i CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES COME AND SEE US FOR NEW AND USED Electric Typewriters and Adding Machines WATCH fOR OUR LOW PRICED ROYAL PORTABLE ELECTRIC CUFF BIACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAl DENTAL BIDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2S2'2 Be a SMART BUNNY This EASTER HAVE YOUR CLOTHtS CIEANED BY THE STYLE CONTROL PROCESS! W 0 CALl 327-3666 FOR PICKUP PERLUX CLEANERS NEXT TO CAPITOl THEATRE CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES 620 13th St. N. 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