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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta INTER CONTINENTAL PIPf BAND COMPETITIONS CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION AUG. 17 TO 20, 1972 Special Excursion Only Return Including Airfare, Accoinmadallon and Admission! For Bookings Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILlAGi MALL PHONE 328-3201 The SECOND SECTION Lellibritlgc, Alberta, Tuesday, March 21, M72 PAGES 11 TO 22 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION _ CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, A18ERTA Ask about Tho ieni that changes wllh light. El Rancho braid Motorcyclists to appear on Five motorcyclists wlio al-gedly crashed the El Rancho otor Hotel cabaret Saturday ght ami were involved in or caused a disturbance ill appear in magistrate's mui Wednesday. The men: Michael I-cc vallbvv, of Topeka, Kan., onald William Andrews, 20 id Richard Burrows, 26, both t Lethbridgo, face charges of ausing a disfurhance in a iblic place. T w o others, harlcs Olson, "26, and loom, 25, face charges of causing bodily harm. The tour men who stated ueir home address as Lclli-ridge, are currently free on on-cash bait, according lo the ccentJ y inl rod uccd new bail 3.ws which govern such aeons. Swallow, a U.S'. resident, is ot eligible for the same under the new hail aws because he (ices not re- t side near Lelhbridgc. Current- k y in police custody, he is also s ciarged wilh carrying an offensive weapon a motor- cycle chain. 1 Kl Hancho co-owner and f man-gcr, Al libber and his stepson, Brent Hawlinson, 20, s suffered multiple injuries dur- 1 ing tlie incident.. 1 The whole incident started c when the men entered the El i Ryncha Motor Hotel and attempted to gain entrance to the tavern which was blockcc off due lo over crowded conditions. The men broke through the c rope barrier and started commandeering Ihe tavern, ac- cording to Mr. Hober. A waiter to Mr. Jolxjr thct the men wandered j :hrongh the tavern al will, Uvk-ng beer glasses from the of customers. He said they just stood there in stark defiance of the customers and then hvo of them embraced in the middle of the room and kissed for a couple of minutes. Mr. said he was s ar.ding on the top stairs in the lobby of the convention centre when the gang burst through the doors. "They were wearing chains, leather jackets with the arms removed and various Nazi lie said. "I told them I was sorry but the cabaret was full." One man hit Mr. Hober in the chest knocking him to one side, he said. Then both Mr. Hobcr and the doorman ran to lock the doors to the cabaret. Two of the gang members managed to get inside. County election 17 "3 t nday Divisions five and six of the bounty of Lcthbridge will hold oy elections Friday following m application to the Alberta Supreme Cmirt voiding the election in the two regions. The application was based on an allegation that ineligible voters cast ballots. Since the 'Ote count was very close, it was felt the ineligible votes could have affected the ou -come of the election. The application never readied the courts when both elected representatives, Ofto Wobick in Division five and Nummi in Division six, signed disclaimers relinquishing their posts. Wilfred Reed tn Division five and Lloyd Trapp in Division six will contest tlte positions with incumbents. There arc 500 residents in Division five and in Division six. Bob Jlaoill, secretary for the county, said this is the first Lime there has been a resulting from improper voting. Tlw by election has nothing to do with personnlilies, just technicalities, he nominate April 26 Tile Lelhbridge Federal Liberal Constituency will hold is nomination convention April 2fi to choose a candidate for the next federal election. The convention will be belt' at the Civic Sports Centre at S p.m. Sven Ericksen. president of (he Lelhbridge Federal Literals, said lawyer John Boras is (he only person so far lir1; expressed his intention to seek the nomination. LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE Two students seeking ttie presidency of the Lethbridgc Community College student 1 council arc Will Lane, former president, and Arthur Anderson, not Arthur Williams as reported in Thursday's Herald. Do you hove merchandise fo consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone BUCK, I Ccrljfied Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level I MEDTCAl DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 t ____ ______ _____ Make her Easfer V Special With Beautiful IhVlMLu Perfume or Beautiful CouHs Hallmark Eosler Cardi and Wrapping Ptipcr JQci lo CUERLAIN Individual Soli. en ft ftfl Shalimor Cliant D'Aromoi _ Chamad to V.UU Bellodgio fleur Do Rocaillc 8.00 MAX FACTOR O rtrt A 1C Hypnolique Primitif Golden Woods. fo SKINNY DIP COLOGNE. n nr Sproy-on Splash On ON THE WIND 2.25 in CHANEL SPRAY PERFUME. "WE ARE OP McCREAD )lvl PHARMA 614 3rd 1 Phone 6.75 MONDAYS" IT-BAINES maam CY LTD. CHARGEX Mr. Hobcr said he stood at the entrance to the cabaret to keep the rest of the mm out- side. Apparently the same man had hil Mr. Holjcr struck liim again, this time in the face, knocking him down. Mr. said two men then started striking him on the head with blunt objects (later believed to have been motor- cycle helmets) and kicking him in various parts of the body. "They just kept tealing ho said. Mr. Hobcr's stepson, B r e n I Rawlinson, 20, ran to his aid and he was attacked and cut on several places on his face. Several people managed to hold the men inside the cabaret. Mr. Kober said some mem- bers attending the Shriner's Presidents Ball came to his aid to hold the remaining motorcyclists until police ar- rived. Mr. Hobcr's nose was crush- ed and several of his teeth are cracked. A doctor attending the Sltriner event helped Mr. ilober at the time of the al- ack by putting his nose back into place following the beat- ing. British Diplomat D. A. Mcleod Ed Finlay Photo U of L future threatened Lack of money The fulurc role of the Uni-1 The amount awarded Ihe uni- fcrings in Arts and Science w 'rsitv of Lethbridge has versily Ibis year is S1M.OOO have lo resultii opafdizrd by a provincial op- less than provided last year. "in the disappearance, at lea bv a provincial op orating grant" which is less than needed. The U of L was awarded a share of the S91.1 million allocated by the provin- cial government to Alberta's universities through Uie Uni- versities Commission. Dr. Bill Beckcl, president of the U it L, ssid the amount awarded is at least half a mil- lion dollars short of the money needed lo provide complete university service Ii3re. "We will survive (1972-73) by culling back in every area that we he said, "but the edu- cation we offer will suffer." Dr. Beekcl said, "Lethbridge received a fair share of the moncy" bu! the future role of the university could be serious- ly affected. "Present projections see us in. a much situation. he said in a prepared statement, "Our bare tones program in Arts and Science, and educa- tion will be in jeopardy." If less courses are offered here, students will look and go elsewhere, thereby causing less enrolment and "we risk simply closing our he said. ilting least However, including all sourc- lllc tirno bcinB- of certain ai-U the people filling of revenue, the university will operate on a budget of million about the same as last year, Dr. ISeckel .said. Not Included in this year's operating budget are costs of maintaining new space (expan- salary increases and other material costs, amount- ing to the amount short in the budget. Among thfi money saving j devices under consideration in I n university organizational rtv', view are staff and fac- ulty cutbacks in the form of not hiring new individuals to re- place those who may resign. I lo wcvcr, few res ign a lions are expected because of the large number of qualified aca- demics curronUy seeking work in Canada. Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia are reported to have the highest paid university staffs in the nation. Salaries paid in Letlibridgc, K also stated, staff cuts are expected in the faculty of education since its program is regarded as below adequate. man Malayangulan Upendran, 25, of 521 14lb St. S. remained In critical condition this morning at Lethbridge Muncipal Hospital following a single-car accident shortly before 1 a.m. today in e is commi especially among the support j (he 7CT block of Mayor Mag- staff, are said to be slightly lower than those paid to their counteriwrts in Edmonton and Calgary. An organizational review rec- ommendations approved by the i university's General Facullics 101111011 was: certain course of- By RICHARD BUHKT; Herald Staff Wriler The impact on Canada of tlic United Kingdom joining (lie Eu- ropean Economic Community won't foe felt and won't be D. A, Mc- Leod, first secretary of the Bri- lish High Commission in Ot- tawa, said here Monday. A gradual de-emphasis of a major trade hioc hetwcen Can- ada and Great Briiain over the past dcca'le has made Great Britain's move more accept- able to Canadians now, Mr. Mcl-eod said. He was addressing about 30 persons attending the first in a scries of five lectures on Can- ada in world politics. Four more specialists in internation- al relations will lecture this week at the Lellibridge Coile- giale Institute. The program is offered by the continuing education divi- sion of the University of Leth- hridge. Mr. McLcod's general topic was Canada and Europe. More specifically, though, he concentrated on the relation- ship between Canada and the EEC, which will soon increase to 10 member countries from six. Norway, Denmark and Eire will join at the same time the United Kingdom does. A "new concept of govern- ment" is being tried in West- ern -Europe v.'hich will have political as well as economic consequences in Canada and the United Slate.-, he said. The concept involves a "sys- tematic extension of collective policies" and a "growing inler- dependence of member states." That means "it is unlikely that a major international will lake place in Western Eu- again, IIP said. The eventual creation of a United States of Europe, a "likely thing as a long term will cause Canada to con- centrate on a combination political and economic preaches: partial merger with the United States; association Cancer seminar The Canadian Cancer Soci- ety is holding a seminar in the Scandinavian Hall Thursday beginning at 2 p.m. Dr. Alan Palcrson, director at the University of Alberta re- search unit, McEacliern Lab- oratory in Minonton, will at- tend u'itli two colleagues lo take part in a pnnel (Viscnssion. Several films will he shown and a display of Ihe dressing service and a talk on the can- cer campaign will he given. The charge for dinner at 6 p.m. is SI. wishing lo attend should eoniact the Cancer So- ciety office at 327-M52. Break-ins net radio City police are investigating two overnight break-ins which resulted in (he theft of a small transistor radio. The radio was stolen from the Central Alhcrta Dairy Poolk 4lh St. S. The (heft was dis- covered by a constable on the beat shorl'ly before 4 a.m. to- day. A break-in at Prehuilt Indus- tries Ltd.. 4th Ave. N. was discovered by a patrolling con- stable shortly after 2 a.m. to- day. Nothing was reported stolen. The Herald Legislature Bureau EDJIOXTOK1 htridge MLAs h a v c attacked the exemption of people 65 and over from education taxes out- lined in the budget Dick Gruemv.ild, MIA tor Lethbridge West and John An- derson, Lcihbridge East both said there should some reg- ulations that the exemption only go lo elderly people need- ing Ihe Mr. Grnemvald said people do not stop benefiting from education just because they reach age 65. David Russell, minister of municipal affairs, said the principle behind Ihe exemption was that by the time people reach 65 (hey have paid their share "and should .w excused." "I lake the position Hint 3-011 never cease to iK-.-'fit from an e d u c a llr. Grnenwald The government should only exempt poor people, Mr. An- der.-on said. Kxcmpficn could based on thcr value of a person's house, he said, so that elderly jwcple No opposition to grant EDMONTON Industry and Commerce Minister Fred Pea- cock said in the legislature Monday he did not attempt to discourage a federal grant to a proposed million hog pro- cessing plant for southern Al- berta. Bill Wyse (SC Medicine hal-liodcliff) risked Ihe minis- ter if he attempted to discour- age a federal grant io the pro- ject (luring a recent visit to Ottawa. The minister replied no. Mr. said outside Ihe House his question was prompted by nn article in the February issue of the Alhcrta Business Jcurnal (hat said the minister favored a reassess- ment or elimination of Ihe fed- eral department of reeional economic expansion. iving in houses possibly w o r t h more than would rat be excused from the tax. Both men said the a year (he government will give those who do not own iiouses is in- significant. Mr. GniemvaM said land- lords will only raise the rent and cancel ths benefit to elder- ly renters. He said the solu- tion wcuid be rent controls "which I'm opposed to." with the EEC: and further de- velopment of markets in the Far East. As for trade relations be- hveen Canada and Great Bri- tain, Mr. McLeod said based on 1970 figures, "5 per cent of Can- ada's exports to Britain will con- tinue to have tariff-free sta- -IS." Although (here will be "spe- cial problems for agricultural they will be mini- mized because "the kind of wheat English housewives like for their bread is obtainable only in Mr. McLeod said. Tlie series continues tonight with N. Fujii, vice-consul of the Japanese Consulate General in Edmonton, speaking on Canada and the Pacific. Trailer o men up Friday 011 robbery 'IVo men arrested and charged with robliery wilh vio- lence following (he robbery and assault of Edward B. Sherring, 50, of 1029 12th St. S. March 17, are scheduled to appear in magistrate's court Friday. DETik Neiman, 26, of Leth- bridgo was arrested and charged shortly after Mr. Sher- ring was found badly beaten and unconscious on a district road about four miles south of Lethbridge Neiman appeared i n Leth- bridge magistrate's court the Another new retail sporis j same day and was remanded ;forc is soon to open in I.cfii- custody until March 2-3, when hrirlpp nfi is to ptesd lno charge. 110. o m J William McMann, 21, also of All Star Sports Shop, 1003 3rd arrowed Ave, S., is slated to open about j charged "with' robbery" with Vio- sports store to open soon picks up The Chinook winds seems to 'C liaving a beneficia 1 effect n southern Alberta mobile ionic manufacturers, says Bob McMahen, manager of Boise Cascade Home and Land Ltd. in Lethbridge. Retail activity is picking tip, he said, and the company is calling back as many as pos- sible of the 50 production line employees who were, laid off a few weeks ago. At the time, dealers were unable lo move mobile homes off their lots becuaso oE snow conditions, and manufacturers were unable to move product to Ihe dealers. The weather problems seem to have been resolved, at least temporarily, and manufactur- ing is being stepped up. Employees started reporting back to work Thursday. II was not known how many found em- ployment elsewhere while wait- ing lo be recalled. rath Drive. A city police official said Mr. Upendran was thrown about 65 feet when the car lie was driv- ing swerved into the median green .strip, flipped over, con- tinued to slide on its roof and came to rest in the driving Janes on the opposite side ol the roncJ. Mr. Upendran was reported to have suffered numerous cuts, bruises and internal in- juries and loss tif blood. A member of the Lcthbridge detachment of the JICMP made an emergency run to Calgary and back overnight to trans- port blood of the right type for transfusions Mr. re- rjuired. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at SJ.OOO. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schworii Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 GALVANIZED GARBAGE CANS WITH LID Reg. 6.50 SPRING SPECIAL FOR TREE SURGERY! mi TAR Is an excellent compound for trees and when applied to cuH o; split's. Aval Tab lo In pfnF or half pint liias, CAU HARDWARE 327-5767 DOWNTOWN April 1. Located adjacent to R. X'ason Sporting Goods Ltd., sporting goods wholesaler, both busi- Icncc Sunday, lie appeared in court Monday and also re- manded in custody until Friday for plea. nesses will be managed by Ray Mr. fiber-ring was reported in Nason. "fairly condition (his K. Sporting Goods re- morning in Lclhhridgc Munci- locater) at 1007 3rd Ave. S. from pal Hospital. A liospiial I-H5 2nd Ave. S. on Feb. 1. Mr, Njison fiiis operated (he sport- ing goods wholesale business for four years. It wholesales from Medicine Hat to Both businesses will handle all lines of sporting equipment from badminton to snowshocs. Taxidermy service, trophies and (earn jackets and crests are afso available. man said Mr. Sberrmg's jaw had broken in tlie assault and was wired in place. NEW and USED ORGANS MUSiCLANO WE TAKE GRAIN! ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS AND CUSTOM FRAMING ,FINE QUAUTY MATEMAL LOW, LOW PRICES HOUSE OF FINE ART 409 3th ST. t. PHONE 328-1314 ALUMINUM DOORS STANDARD SIZES SELF STORING Storm and screen remain fn door afl year round HARDWARE Complelc with pneumatic door closer, door lock and weather Stripping HEAVY DUTY. All Slomktrd Size. I'.i" thick STORM WINDOWS ;