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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? One call la ouru office does it all transpoMalion, accomodalion, U-Drives. For your summer vacolion. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 SECOND SECTION Letlibridge, Alberta, Wednesday, Marcli 29, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, AlBEKTA Aik about Photogruy Tfic Ions Jliol changes with the IS The post office attempted a full delivery of mail in il c city Tuesday, but obstruction of to (he piles oDSLTiicuon ot pjies m front of some households, about 500 citizens did not receive 101 mail co ne deliv- ered to households where the walk !o tiie mail box was not cleared." Mr. Scliaufele said the post- men will attempt to have a full delivery again tocJr.y, and ad- vised residents have not cleared the snow piles to im- mediately do so. Tuesday supposed fo be the day H.GGl letters of Jn- slruclions advising residents of their new postal codes were lo he sent out. However, due to some delays, only one third of the letters were received and deliverer) by the Lctii- bridge post office. iiuge posi oiiiL'e. "We hope to receive the olh- r two thirds of the letters of justractions as .soon as pos- sible, iind they will be sent to (he residents once we receive Mr. Sehaufclc said, J. G. Fultz, director ol coding in Ottawa, arrived in Loth- bridge Tuesday night. He was to a ppca r on television this morning to explain the coding, scheduled to be effective April 1. Mr. Fultz also visited The Herald this morning. Buck I cup day Today is Buck-A-Cup Day, anil wearers of these charity but- tons can have free coffee at the participating restaurants. T Ii e campaign, launched by the Southern Alberta Restaurants Association for the benefit of crippled children, has sold buttons and netted The participating restaurants are: El Kanclio Motor Hotel, Park Plaza Motor Hotel, Mar- quis Hotel and Ericksen's Take- Out in Lcthbridge. Slowly but surely., Letlibridge digs out but no Chinook Is forecast The Letlibridge area will ex- perience a slow warming trend during the next few days but ttie weather office says there is no Chinook ha sight at the pre- sent time, It will be sunny today and Thursday except for early morning fog patches. Tlie highs both days will be in the 35 degree range. The overnight low tonight wit! )e around 10 to 15 degrees. Tuesday night's low was three above while fhe high was 39. Tiie wind will be calm for the next day or two. Street cleaning operations will continue today, with a con- centration on widening second- ary routes. There will be no parking hi the downtown area tonight while crews remove snow from the centre row to the gutters. A spokesman for the public work department said all me- NEW and USED ORGANS VV6 TAKE GRAIN! AND FURNACE AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Chcirlfon Hill Ltd. 7262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-3388 No flooding; expected yet, JL but May, June a concern Flood conditions are not ex- pe cl cd to resul t fro m the 24- inch snowfall which covered southern Alberta Saturday. The very real flood threat which happens most years will come in late Way and early June when the mountain snow starts to melt. An official of (lie Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Adminis- tration said he didn't expect the Old-man River or the St. Mary- Belly River systems to rise much (he levels expe- rienced three weeks ago when CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LA tower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. S. THURSDAY, MARCH 30th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE ANTIQUES AND COLLECTORS ITEMS Bomiliful wood Love Sent with Green Velvet (leil scat ami Lovely Marble top Dresser; Marble top Wash Stand; Joe Cream Table and 4 chairs; Empire Table and 2 bamljoo chairs; Beautiful high hack Rocker Hmmrl Dining Table; 5 Oak Dining choirs; Nice small Fable; Lantern; Pair Candelabra Lamps; Piano Stool; 3 arm Chairs: Lovely large Gold Picture Frame; Small lee Cream Stool; Commode Piano rolls; Wood beer kcfi. Coronado 11 cir. Fridge, square model; Kelvinalor (approx. 2 Dressers; Chrome table and 4 chairs- Good selection of TV Sets; 20' Extension Ladder; 12 x 15' Rug; x IS1 ling; Automatic Washers and Dryers; 4-II.P. Rotoliller; das and Electric Lawn Mowers; Chrome table- Large Cupboard; Small Desk: Bicycles; Warehouse Cart- Chronic table; Commercial Deep Fryer; Headboard- Oil Heater; 2 Barhcqiies; 7 sheets Arborile. Electric .Sowing Machine: S Stacking Chairs; Coffee Table: TV Tables; Klcdric Guitar; Fire I lose. Plus many more itmcs to numerous lo mention. 1959 FORD TRUCK TOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT- HURIBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVC. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN 4I Lie. 158 there were slight flooding prob- lems due to ice break-up. The Saturday snow storm dropped only one third the 1967 s n o w amount on southern Al- berta, and PFRA expects all this to he gone within three weeks. "If the melting is a slow pro- cess like in 1867, there will be no problem with high water levels in the rivers in southern said the officials. He mentioned that the whole flood picture could change drastically with a quick change in the weather conditions. Jack McCracken, head of the soil drainage and reclamation section of the Alberta depart- ment of agriculture, confirmed the PFRA report and added that city people were not out of trouble either. "With a water equivalent of one inch of for 10 inches of snow, people should make sure the water doesn't run to- ward their he said. A couple of warm days and the people without proper land- scaping will have to do some spade work to save their base- ments." tered parking stalls should be open by 7 o'clock Thursday morning. The city-owned parking lots Doug Walker chairman of John Howard Doug Walker, 2C02 23rd Ave. S., was named chairman of the Lethbridge Council of the John Howard Society at the annual meeting Monday night. Oilier officers elected at the meeting in (he Canadian West- ern Natural Gas Company Au- ditorium were Mrs. Jean Block, vlce-chariman; Ear) Ross, treasurer; and Dr. Frank Har- per, past chairman. Members of the society named to the board were Bar- bara Hoyt, Dr. Ian Tnlis, Dr. Ray Bainborough, Jenni- fer Buttcrficld, Father E. B. Field, Mrs. Don Graham, L. C. Halmrast, Mrs. L. A. Wylie, Harold G. Wooliscroft and Judge F. T. Byrne. A panel discussion on prison reform followed tho showing ol a National Film Board produc- tion entitled Two Years or More, which portrayed the life of a prisoner in a federal peni- tentiary. Members of the panel were Ken Roman, an ex-convict from Prince Albert Penitentiary, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Jciin Ross, a corrcclion officer at tiie I-etbbridge Correclional Institution and Ken Rilcy, a police instructor at the Lelh- fcridge Community College and retired RCMP. The meeting was also allend- cd by Craig Reed, executive di- rector for Hie John Howard So- ciety for Alberta, from Edmon- ton. 322 BHE.VK-1NS A total of 322 break-ins reported to city police in 1971. Ten of the reports were un- founded, 72 persons were clear- ed of the charges and :MI) were prosecuted. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street Soufh Phono 328-6922 OPEN Governmcnl Licensed Technician Repairs la Radios, Televisions and Tope Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO Passover starts tonight Passover, the spring festival observed for eight days to re- call the Exodus from Egypt nnd the liberation of the Israe- lites from slavery, begins nl sundouTi tonight. There are about 32 Canadian Jewish families in Lothbridgc. They will commemorate the festival beginning with the Ira- ditional Seder, or ceremonial meal. Throughout the festival, all leaven, whether in bread or other mixture, is prohibited. Only unleavened bread, called matzoh, is eaten. At the seder, the youngest member of the family will ask Ihe head of the family four questions, while eating special foods including bitter herbs and salted water. The head of the family will retell the story of how Moses led the Israelites out ot Egypt. will also be opened up before tomorrow. Other areas lo he conccn- Iraled on today will be inter- sections along 3rd Ave. S. and streets in front of schools which will be opened to the full width. One good thing about the ef- fects of the storm is the in- creased UEC of the city Car Park on 5th Ave. and fifh St. S. The structure has been full everyr cay this week. Two hun- dred snow-free stalls were in constant use Monday and Tues- day, and all 280 stalls were in use today. Riverbottom discussion Thursday Development of ihe riverbol- tom area for park and recrea- tion use will discussed by (ho southern Alberta council on public affairs Thursday. The meeting will begin at noon shaii) at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. Tiic public is invited. The featured speakers arc Envin executive di- rector of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission and Bill Brown, superintendent of parks and historical opera- lions for (he city. Chairman for the meeting is former alderman, Jim Ander- son. S'wallow remanded, Miclisel Sivnllow, 23. of To- pcka, Kansas, was remanded for (rial April 12 when he ap- peared in I-flthbridgc Magis- trate's conrl this ni3rning. Swallow is charged will) causing n (lislurb.inoe and pos- sc.ssion of an offensive weapon a motorcycle chair. The charges stem from a brawl at the El Ranclio Ca- baret March 11 when Hobcr, manager of Ihe El Kancho Mo- tor Hotel, was beaten. Four oilier men ch.-.rged as a result of Ihe incident will also .stand (rial the same day. drama at 8 tonight Tonight at 8 o'clock in the Yales Memorial Centre is the staging of Crucifixion in Mo- ricrne hy Ihe drama students of Catholic Centra I High School. The play is the first of two entries in the southern Alberta high school drama festival. Winston Churchill's entry will lie presented Thursday at 3 p.m. The play was written by Jeanne Rochford. It will be di- rected by Gloria Bonz. Adjudi- cator for Ihe feslival is Joan Waterfield. Plebescitc next year? Ily HcrnM SlaH Wrilcr Next year may be the year dial drastic sieps have to bo taken, was the warnmg heard by Uio Lelhbridgc public school board Tuesday night as it gave approval lo a 1972 bud- get of This represents an increase of 5.5 per cent over last year's and means that city property owners will pay slightly less on the education segment cf their property lax for this year. A whopping 77 per cent of the budget will go lo salaries while anolhsr 13 per cent will cover debt charges. This leaves 10 per cent to cover the cost of services. The board had to dip into surplus funds and cut back on estimates for maintenance to come up a budget that would enable it to operate dur- ing 1972 without goijig to a plebiscite. A total of S140.5W was drawn from surplus funds while plant I caretaking p.ml maintenance es- i timates were cut back by nine per cent. Dr. 0. P. Larson, superinten- dent of public schools, said the main concern now is with year's budget. "Tilings are pretty tough now, I guess you could call it a light-money he said. "If it gets any tougher, we will have to reduce services and this could happen as soon as next year." He said both teachers and non-professienal staff may have to he cut next year unless the economic situalion im- proves. "It is highly probable the dis- Two local men stand trial in arson, B and E charges IricL will have to examine more carefully the priorities related to the largest item in the bud- get, namely salaries and bene- fits to ho said. Dr. Larson said one of the main areas of concern is that it is rr.t known how much finan- cial support the provincial gov- ernment will provide next year. "This is the last year the government has indicated them will he a six per cent increase iii grants. "The extent of financial sup- port or the form it will take for 3973 are The province will contribute for the school board's operating budget this year, compared wit h just over 3WLCCO last year. The school district will re- ceis-c from property revenue. This represents a slight increase over 1571 but, because assessments have gone up, property owners will pay the same or slightly less, for education this year as they did in 1971. Vincent Bruce Redd, Stirling, and David Court 20, Letlibridge, will stand trial charges of arson and break- Hotelmen crack down on trouble Lethbridge hotel managers are going to crack-down.