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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THt IITHMIDOE HIKAID Salurdoy, Worth M, 1973 Sykes seeks council support of 20 mph limit Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes is requesting Lethbridge city" council's support of a proposal which would give Alberta muni- cipalities the authority' to set 20 mile per hour speed restric- tions in residential areas. In a letter to council on the agenda for Monday's meeting. Mayor Sykes refers to the ef- forts Calgary has made in past 'Indians indecisive on education' Herald Legislative Bureau EDMONTON Alberta In- dians haven't yet made up their minds about more Indian con- tent in education, Lou Hynd- man, the minister of education, told the legislature Friday. Ralph Sorenson (SC Sedge- wick-Conmation) asked if the province has asked the federal government "to have schools lo- cated on Indian reserves oper- ated and staffed by trained In- dians with curriculum that em- phasizes Indian history and Mr. Hyndman said no, "be- cause we haven't been able to assess the unanimity, or other- wise, of the Indian people them- selves." If the Indians ask for provin- cial government support, the minister said "We'd be happy to follow up." Grant Notley (NDP Spirit Hiver-Fairvlew) asked if the views of the Indian Association of Alberta have been sought. Not on this issue, said Mr, Hyndman, tart the association was asked if it would favor rep- resentation on school boards off reserves where 34 of the In dian students in Alberta attend school. "The letter I received from the association just yesterday indicated that they had not ye decided what course they woiilc like to follow and requested the government not to put in any legislation years lo impose the restric- tions in that city and the ob- stacles placed on the plan by the province. The highways department, the letter states, has not said no to the plan but has pointed out that any municipality can control speed limits within its boundaries as long as those limits are posted. For Calgary to adopt the 20 mile per hour limit, signs would have to be erected in each residential block at Initial cost of with an annual cost of for up- keep. Mayor Sykes suggests the lighways department amend the Highway Traffic Act lo allow cities to lower the speed imit and post only those streets vhich are the exception. Calgary is seeking the res- rictions, Mayor Sykes says in lis letter, "lo reduce the speec at which traffic travels through purely residential streets where :hildren play and'at the same ime lo make it less attractive 'or traffic short-cutting through he residential neighborhoods in order to avoid congested inter sections on major thorough fares." Another traffic matter will be brought before counci by represnetatives of the Fleetwood Bawden Home and School Association. Because 49 children who at tend Fleetwood Bawden ele mentary school at 12th St. 9th Ave. S. must cross 6tV Ave. S. at 12th St., parent are requesting the installation of a flashing amber light the 6th Ave. intersection. Other council business eludes: A recommendation from the land sales committee tha the "city is not prepared t sell or service any large tract of land on the east side for reasonable length of tune until we are able to assess the de- mand for development of the West Side." Consideration of residents to serve on the landlord ten- ants advisory board. The city Student editor elected Briefly .Speaking A 21 old arts and sciences student has been elect- ed editor of the University of Lethbridge student newspaper. Hits Moir, formerly from Massachusetts, is now in ner first semester at the univer- sity. She is an economics major. She replaces Vicars as editor of the Melior- ist and will take over the job in the fall. Mrs. Moir says one of hsr aims as editor will be to "in- crease the staff of the paper, to begin to Involve students in more university news, but also to integrate this news within a national context." Ms. Moir said she hoped to introduce more political per- spective into the student paper. She intends to continue publication of the Meliorist as a "large bi-monthly paper" supplemented by a news leaf- let every alternate week. JProf. to address conference A University of Letbbridge i Arts April 23 to 25. music professor will be one of' Lucien Needham will ba one .........of three distinguished musi- cians to offer presentations dur- ing the ARMTA conferences. He will present a lecture entitled the during the 36th annual conference of the Al- berta Registered Music Teach- ers' Association. The in the jonference will held Banff Centre of Fine "the problems of the Western Canadian singing teacher." Dealer among top 100 A city U-HAUL dealer ranked among the top 100 performers in the U-HAUL rental system for 1972. It was the second consecutive year for Terry Hopkins, oper- ator of Southside Service at 3rd Ave. and 20th St. S. to be so ranked. U-HAUL, has a network of over dealers who. rent trailers and trucks to do-it- yourself movers in Canada ami the United Stales. The rankings are based on all- round performance, and reflect Highivay crossing decision upheld Herald Legislative Bureau dren in particular, may expect A resolution to set August G as a civic holiday. The meeting begins at 8 p.m. in council chambers and is open to the public. R.W.Y. UPHOLSTERING PHONE 328-5257 ANYTIME HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9lh St. S. Phone 328-1778 We Are Pleased fa Announce That are now official for L.D.S. Books, Missionary and Genealogical Supplies for the 151st Quorum of the 70'i We haw a large Inventory of Boold and Supplies, with ample freo parking to make your shopping convenient lo you. EDMONTON Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne told the legislature Friday he will not overturn the decision of his department to forbid a pe- destrian crossing across High- way 3 at Barn we II, west of Ta- bor. Replying to John Anderson (SC Lethbridge East) who residents in the area dis- agree with the highways ruling, Mr. Copithornc said the ruling is to stand. He pointed to a letter from D. D. Kuchinski, traffic plan- ning engineer in the depart- ment, giving the reasons .'or the decision against a crosswalk. Mr. Kuchinski wrote to the Municipal District of Talrer ex- plaining: "This department is very Itesitant to erect school cross- walks on highways unless school crossing guard or school >ol is used to regulate and control pedestrian traffic. "Where there are no cross- walk signs or other devices, children will usually use cau- tion in crossing' a highway "However, if crosswalk signs are established, younger chil- .he signs to aulomatically give them the right-of-way over on- coming traffic and attempt to cross when unsafe. "The signs alone can create a false sense of security in ths minds of young children mak- ing conditions worse than they are now." The engineer wrote that un- less there is a responsible adult or older child to conlrol the crosswalk traffic during school hears the crosswalk will not te marked. Ready for blitz customer volume, says. service ami rental company release Peter Chumik, surrounded by a battery of telephones, smiles in anticipation of the April 1 telephone blitz, when they wilt be used to fight cancer. Mr. Chumik is chairman of the Lethbridge Cancer Society's telephone blitz of busi- ness firms which will kick off their annual, fund raising campaign. The Society hopes to raise in Leth- bridge. Door-to-door canvasmg will begin April 8. Medical check-up costs public affairs meet topic Forester appointed A former Cardston man who received his early education In Lcthbridge has bsen appointed chief forester of MacMillan Bloedel. Grant L. Ainscough is a graduate of the University of British. Columbia. He Joined MacMillan Bloedel in 1955 as forester, special projects, after four years wilh the British Col- umbia Forest Service. He is a member of the Cana- dian Institute of Forestry, the Association of B.C. Foresters and the Commonwealth Fores- try Association. Promoted to warrant officer Symphony concert set The Lethbridge symphony or- chestra will present its third concert of the season p.m. Monday at the Yates Theatre. L'Licien Needham con- duct: Sibelius' Finlandia, Hay- dn's Symphony 104 In D. Bee- thoven's overture "Consecrea- tion of the Mascagni's Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana. and the Straus Em- peror Waltz, THE SALVATION ARMY ANNUAL TURKEY TAKEOUT HOT TURKEY SUPPER DEtlVERED TO YOUR DOOR Sat., March 31 Phone 327-3742 or 328-8611 or 328-0523 Tickets Should be Purchased by Wed., March 23. The high cost of an annual medical check-up-, in terms of taxes and stress, will be the topic of a speech Thursday by I he director of Southern Alberta Kegional Hospitals Laboratory, Dr. Ray Bainborough. The talk is presented by the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs. "Dr. Bainbormigh's position is that too much of the tax dollar goes into the health pot lifet the committment, indeed the compulsion, to tell every- one what their problems are, saddles them with unnecessary a spokesman for the council says. The "widespread" search for information about a person's health mil be one aspect dis- cussed. "Such a search for informa- tion which may involve tests, x-ray, urine examina- tions and incurs not only an astronomical tax bill lo society but also leaves a person with knowledge of all his weaknesses, informa- tion he could well do the spokesman added. Dr. Bainborough's presenta- tion at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant wilt begin at noon. Dr. Bainborough is a medi- cal graduate from the Univer- sity of Western Ontario and i erned at the Ottawa Civic Hos- pital. He came lo Lethbridgc ,n 1951 whsre he worked at the old Gait Hospital. In 1935 he assumed his present position, Manager lor chamber sought The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce has put the wheels in motion to hire a manager to fill Ure post which will be vacated by Wilf Bowns April 30. The chamber will he adver- tising through local media through the Canadian Chamb- er of Commerce. Anyone inter- ested can submit applications now, Mr. Bowns said. The chamber is in no hurry to hire a new man, Mr. Bowns said. If a new manager is not available by April 30 an inter- im manager will be retained. Salary will be left open to negotiation. ilr. Bowns has accepted a post with the provincial govern- ment and will be moving to Ed- monton. A former city man has been promoted to the rank of chief warrant officer in the Canadian Forces. CWO C. A. Bernhardt, son of Mrs. Adam Bernhardt, 621 3rd Ave. N., is an avionics special- ist with the aircraft mainten- ance and engineering section at CFB Portage la Prairie. Since cnlisling with forces in May 1W7 at Calgary, CWO Bernhardt has served at var- ious bases in Canada and the United Kingdom. He has sev- eral tours at Edmonton, the Yukon, and Prestwick, Scot- land. TIKES entry forms available Energetic Southern Albertans can now apply to HIKE FOR TIKES. Entry forms for tbs Lelh- bridge Optimist Club-sponsor- erl walk-a-thon can be picked up at the College and Centre Village malls and at Eaton's Thursday and Friday nights from until 9 and Satur- day's from a.m. until E p.m. The HIKE will, as usual, be held on Good Friday which this year falls on April 20. Martin Bros. Funeral Homes Ltd. (2nd GENERATION) Serving South Alberta for over half a century (1922-1972) Presents THE SUNDAY HOUR Trail ride planned A centennial trail July 5, 6 and 7 will commemorate the North West Mounted Police trek westward iOO years ago. Sponsored by the Hilltoppers Gymkhana Club, tlie trail riile will go from the site of Old Fort Whoop-Up to Fort Mac- leod. Further information can be obtained by writing Box 255, LeHibridge. SMRID elects 2 officers ST. MICHAEL'S HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING GLEE CLUB Director. MRS. MYRNA GREENE Accompanist, MRS. JOAN CARPENTER SUNDAY, MARCH 25 TO A.M. AND P.M. TO 12 MIDNIGHT CJOC-TV CHANNEl 7 THE TRADITIONAL CHAPEt THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 812 3rd Avenus Soulh 703 13th Si reel Norlh Jnd GENERATION FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSELLORS FOR PRE-ARIUNGEMEN1S (Authorized by tha Alberta Government Security Commisiion) Two new membws have been elected to the board of directors of the St. Mary River Irrigation District. Bill Doram of Coaldale in District 3 and Wilf Mayer of Medicine Hat in district 7 an the new members. Stan Tiffin was rejected in district 1 in the offly other con- tested district. Other board members return- ed by acclamation include Roy Bar patrons entertained unexpectedly It was a hot time in Uie Mar- quis tavern Friday afternoon, for a while at least. At p.m., the fire depart- ment was called to the tavern and found a small lire burning in an air duct under the floor. A fireman crawled into duct with a hose, and within half an hour, the fire wss ex- tinguished. Damage was slight. The fire is believed to have been start- ed by a cigarette. Throughout the excitement, loyal patrons sat by their beer, enjoying the free entertainment. Neidermier of Coaldale in dis- trict 2, Jack Brewin of Purple Springs in district 4, Paul Ed- lund of Burdett in. district 5 and GiHord Woodcock of Bow Is- land in district 6. Jake Thiesscn, sccretary- nanager of the irrigation dis- rict, said voter turnout was very poor with 40 per cent in district 1, 13 per cent in dis- trict 3 and 11 per cent in dis- trict 7. The new board will act for the first time at the district's annual meetings scheduled for he Coaldale Sportsplex March 29 at p.m. and the Bow Island Legion Hall March 30, also at p.m. Calgary man remanded here A 20-year-old Calgary man charged with possession of MDA for the purposes of trafficking was remanded Friday in pro- vincial court to April 6 for plea Gordon McCaw was arrested on the charge Jan. 2 APPOINTMENT BOB LAGIER Joke Von Dyk, Manager of Drywall and Plastering (letFi bridge) Ltd., LI happy to cm- nountn tha appointment of Mr. Bob Lagler as Superintendent of PaintfnB Decorating. We invite your inquirrei for complete customer larisf action phone 327-8853. ;