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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROPE VIA CHARTER LET US ARRANGE YOUR MOUHD TOMS AND RHINE CRUISES For Furthw Information and iMcrvafient Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Ctntre Villajt Weil End 32S3201 or 328SU4 The Lethbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION March 1971 PAGES 11 TO 20 Iti a GREAT DAY la SERVE EVERrONES FAVORITS Special Prices on Bulk Orders ERICKSENS 2021 3rd 3238161 1705 Drive 3287751 TOURIST SEASON APPROACHING Miss Leslie new fulltime counsellor for the Travel and Convention Association of Southern contemplates the busy tourist season which is fast Initially duties of the third fulltime staff her of the association will be receptionist at the tourist hut adjacent to the Sicks Leth bridge Brewery rock and flower and counsellor for telephone and counter The Lethbridge an English graduate from the University of succeeds Kitty Dunlop who now is senior counsellor and convention coordinator for Firecrackers are out Lethbridge has new fire bylaw By HERB JOHNSON Herald City Hall Reporter The City of Lethbridge now has a new fire prevention by Defeated two weeks ago be cause of a clause that would allow fire inspectors entry into the new bylaw was quickly approved by city coun cil Monday after the clause had been Perhaps because the alder men were nearing the end of a 6Vi hour session or possibly be cause the air had been cleared by previous there was no debate on the Of the two contentious issues in the bylaw one had been re moved some time ago and the other settled at he last Tie question of open which includes burning bar was deleted early in the discussion of the bylaw and will be dealt with Burn ing barrels are siill legal and air pollution is dealt with by provincial a topic of heated debate last are strict ly Efforts by Alder man Joe Ealla at the last ses sion of council to modify this section wsre voted Firecrackers are not to be advertised or distributed in the Nor shall they be set off in any manner any where within the city bound Fireworks are less severely although they can not be sold to persons under Number on council remains the same Members of city council Monday had second thoughts about reducing their member ship from nine to Alderman Jim al though he defended his ori ginal arguments that had led to the necessary bylaw being moved that the mat ter be The bylaw amendment had been up for third and final reading it is now in limbo for an un specified length of Alderman Vaughan Hem broff said he thought it was arrogant of council to re duce its own size without con sulting the He also mentioned the fact that the larger council gave two more persons a chance to partici pate in the democratic Anderson replied that councils size had been in creased without consulting the public and that the public had no way of gaining any real opinions on the matter anyway since few of them had served on On the matter of participa tion he suggested that extend ing the argument would mean an even better number would be 30 which was ob viously not He said the main question was how to best meet the com plexities of modern urban gov ernment Council had been in effectual in the past year or he and size had been a debilitating Deputy Mayor Rex Little de livered what may have been the decisive argument when he pointed to the need for a va riety of opinion that can be obtained only from a larger He said if council is to function increasingly as a pol icymaking body it will need as many inputs as Hospital forms psychiatry department By JIM MAYBIE Herald Staff Writer A full department of psychia try was established at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital in a closed session of the board Monday Appointment of a chief of the department is to come before the board Scott 100 Copies plut tax 7269 Third S Lethbridge Angus is protern chief of the Establishment of the full de partment was made on the recommendation of the medi cal In the psychia try has been a subdivision of the medical Besides medical and psychia the hospital also has de partments of pedia anesthesiol pathology and The tward spent considerable time in open session discuss ing new provincial legislation which gives justices of the peaca and officers of a munici pality certain authority to have persons whcm they believe ere mentally disordered committed to designated LMH is one of the designated The board decided to ask local provincial judges and po lice not to invoke the new sec We can Accomodate 15 or 300 In Our Beautiful Private Banquet Halls 9 THE SCARLET THE GALT THE MAGRATH WE A150 OFFER SEMIPRIVATE SECTIONS In the beautiful Westwinds Dining Lounge Ideal for family celebrations Lefs Talk It Over Phone 3287756 BOUQUETS To the public spirited citizens who have offered their ser vices for public office in the forthcorninq Provincial BRICKBATS To the party or parties bragging and bolstering former notorious criminal character Alvin Karpis post record in tio Our young society does not need to be re minded and encouraged of such deplorable post vS sen s tion without consulting the hos pital as the LMH doesnt have adequate facilities to accept certain types of The section also that providing certain conditions are patients may be de tained in the designated hospi tals including LMH for 60 The board decided it would review its policy when the 21 bed psychiatric unit at LMH is completed near the end of Au It was indicated that even with the psychiatric the hospital would not be adequate ly equipped to handle certain types of especially over a long The hospital is seeking a psychiatric wing of 60 or more Other designated hospitals in the province expressed op position to the proposed legis lation before it was Even FcDthills Hospital in Cal Society meeting The Lethbridge Historical Ko ciety will hold a general meet ing 8 in the Sir Alexander Gait PLUMBING HEATING and GASFITTING 2634 2Ist For New Installations and Alterations Phone 3282106 FREE ESTIMATES which has rather ex tensive psychiatric was opposed to the present leg the board was In other business in closed thte board accepted an offer made on its behalf by the Alberta Hospital Association to the Canadian Union of Public representing ser vice staff at the The local employees accepted the AHA wage offer last The wage increase is expect ed to cost LMH an extra 000 this The waiting list at LMH for OUR OSCAR beds continues board was to the At March 15 there was a total of 530 per sons waiting for a bed com pared with 499 at the same time last At the same time 10 psychia tric beds were occupied and 22 persons were waiting for ad Februarys high was 13 patients with 32 waiting for a psychiatric In the first two months this year the hospitals occupancy rate climbed one per cent to per compared with the comparable period last There were pa an increase of 114 over last The board confirmed that convocation ceremonies for laboratory and radi olcgy students will be held June 18 in Southminster Unit ed Persons over that age may hold private displays on their own land or where permission has been given by the Displays are not allowed on public land unless the sponsor1 the provisions of the national ing group has a licence and fire code of Canada a com furnishes a bond or public li1 e set of regulations ability all aspects of fire pre The bylaw generally follows i Back to the drawing board for Drive density question The question of density stan dards along Mayor Magrath Drive still is not City council Monday defeat ed on second reading a zoning bylaw amendment that would have raised the floor area ra tio to from It was the second defeat for the same amendment the first came last Council at the same time au thorized the preparation of new suggested by the city raising the ra tio to This will require another public no date for which was The public hearing last night attracted a very small turn A representative from the firm that is planning a 46unit motel at 10th and Mayor Magrath Drive told council the project could be lost if the company cannot pro ceed thereby losing an estimated a year in tax revenue to the He also suggested council adopt a direct control zoning under which each project would be evaluated on its own Henry Homes which is planning a highrise motor ho tel for the was repre sented but made no submis No private citizens spoke out or were in Both the planned hotels have been turned down by the Mu nicipal Planning Commission because they exceed the den sity Both would be within the proposed 0 8 Planner Erwin in explaining the Eew noted that it was a com promise He also point ed to parking requirements as a limiting The larger the the more parking is needed and the higher the building must in order tn leave room on the site for parking he The resulting towers are a he be cause of the loss of privacy for adjoining There was also a need to screen parking from he His proposal included a 30 foot setback for parking areas for more than 10 cars that were located adjacent to a These were also to be screened by a grassed berm COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTONS FLOOR 909 3rd 3275454 WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS 12HOUR PROMOTION SALE IDAY THURSDAY ONLY MARCH 25th go out without your hat Stubb Rosss planes fiying over might get con fused by the MIKE HANZEL EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR 317 7lh STREET SOUTH CUSTOM CORRAL CLEANING Will Do Custom Corral Cleaning and Spreading CAN MOVE 700 TONS PER DAY Reasonable Prico Available Immediately WE CAN ALSO MOVE AND THAT STOCKPILE OF MANURE Call 3275701 McCreadyBaines Pharmacy pleased to announce their appointment as Franchised dealers for the World Famous ROLLEI STILL AND MOVIE CAMERAS Now in stock The Worlds smallest 35 mm Full Frame Camera THE ROLLEI Actual size of the Rollei is 1 Vx ideal to slip into the shirt or coat Come in and see the 3 Models in this B I J Priced fruit is Wo sfock a fine selection of ROLLEI MOVIE CAMERAS priced from only McCREADYBAINES PHARMACY 614 3rd Lethbridge CALL 3273555 FOR FREE HOME DELIVERY buffer strip four feet at the grath Drive was largely a strip Alderman Rex j for parked care He who suggested aldermen ti el strongly supported the original along the Drive and take a said Mayor Ma look at what is already Brief discussion on replacing arena No action was taken by city council Monday on replacing the Lethbridge Mayor Andy Anderson said following the session that al Cool clays forecast The Pacific low pressure sys tem which was expected to warm things up today in south ern Alberta has failed to make any substantial gains on the strong Arctic ridge currently lying over the The result is that the coo weather will tempor at About the only effect the in trusions of the warmer low arc is the snow Lethbridge and district have A total of inches fell Monday night following a inch snowfall over the Water equiv alent for all the snow is of an High and low temperatures Monday were 19 above and zero Skies today should be mostly with intermittent snowflumes and brisk south easterly The high tem perature will likely be near 15 and the overnight low about The record temperatures for Alarch 23 are 72 above set in 1939 and 13 below set in The temperatures recorded one year ago were 51 above and 21 though the matter had been on the it would take a little more time for suggested proposals to be worked A meeting has been held with the Lethbridge and District Ex hibition Board and Mayor An derson indicated more would be held before the next meet ing of A proposal might be made by the board at that time or perhaps at the fi nance committee meeting next he The was Investigating several he including an arena built jointly with the Lethbridge Com munity College between the col lege and Scenic The only sure thing at this he was that a new facility would not be built on the old Council also dealt with a re quest from the Lethbridge Sugar Kings that the city re fund the S447 arena ice rental for the night of the After some discussion of the citys responsibility in the mat the refund question was re ferred to the budget commit The hockey club is to be asked to submit a financial statement to support its claim financial CLIFF Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL PHONE 3272822 PREF1NISHED WALLBOARD 117 long inch thick cocriAi Per Sheet LIMITED QUANTITIES One side of sheet is covered with wax for vapor barrier other side is prefinished with a curable white coat VERY ECONOMICAL LINING FOR BASEMENT ROOMS WORK SHOPS GARAGES ;