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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROPE VIA CHARTER LET US ARRANGE GROUND TOUSS AND RHINE CRUISES Far Further Information and Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Ctntrt West End 3213201 or The Letitbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Alberta March 1971 PAGES 9 TO 20 Its c GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONES FAVORITE Special Prices cn Bulk Orders ERICKSENS 2021 3rd 3288161 1705 Drive 3287751 Layoff looms for 200 meat packers Rail service is halted A total of 5C CP Rail em ployees in the Lethbndge divi sion have been laid 40 oth ers have given notice 48 enginemen and fire1 men have booked off and thei diyliner service in and out of I Lithbridge ended last I The 156 personnel laid off in Lethbridge include trainmen and customer service centre Twenty and 20 car staff have received notice of place dont any money coming i will be able to maintain their in with no for layoff which will take over the next few There are about 100 other I Kaicr and Coleman personj couple of weeks to a montK in the division who nel nre awaiting the outcome of A close look will be taken if men notaffected not I talks which started today in trains aic not opeiating by the be affected for considerable I Eotn mdica ed the enginemen and booked time if firemen remain Photo by Bryan Wilson 10 oclock and alls quiet the dayliner did not Grants freeze to be protested A city delegation plans to go to Edmonton Thursday to pro test a freeze on municipal despite statements by Premier Harry Strom that the matter is Premier Strom has twice stated that municipalities will Concern expressed by LN1D members Water users at the annual meeting of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District held Monday in ex pressed concern over the slow ness of government participa tion in the proposed irrigation rehabilitation cost sharing pro Cyril board chairman for the said government has indicated there will be about million made avail able for Alberta irrigation dis trict but said this is not as good as it Noble said indications srp that a good portion of the money will likely go into a new government irrigation project at Albertas 13 irrigation dis tricts have made repetitive submissions to the federal and provincial saying at least million would be re quired to adequately rehabili tate all the Retiring board member Boras said even with the in some cases re habilitation of present struc tures would not be COME TO ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS GRAND OPENING NEW STORE 426 6 Thursday FREE GIFT PRIZES He said many of the districts structures are outmoded and perhaps complete modification is Bud federal minister of had previously said a final announcement re garding the cost sharing pro gram would be made by the end of To date no an nouncement has been not be given a chance to make their views known to the Al berta legislature regarding Bill which would limit grants to municipalities at million a The freeze on grants from oil and gas royalties could mean the city will be some to short on projected revenues this Deputy Mayor Rex Little said a sixmember delegation from city council still intends to at tend the Thursday meeting of the Alberta urban Municipali ties Association to plan action to have the bill Mayor Andy Anderson was present at a March 10 meeting of the AUMA executive at which it was decided to ask for a delay until the matter could be Rural municipali ties also supported the Deputy Mayor Little said that as far as he was concerned Al berta was still a democracy and that it was only fair to the citizens of Lethbridge to make an attempt in their behalf to protest the Deputy Mayor Little said he planned to attend Edmon ton meeting along with alder men Vera Camm Vaughan Jim Anderson and Chi No teacher strike in prospect here Calgary teachers today on whether Although are voting they will sanction strike ac there seems to be little prospect of a teachers strike in Lethbndge during the cur rent school year at Louis public relations officer for Local 41 of the said this morning all day meet ings were held Monday with members of the school boards and with conciliation John Burke described pro gress at the day long confronta tions as very Jim Let hbridge nominee on the teachers nego tiating team which includes representatives from the Medi cine Hat school districts re If youre busy and unprepared to feed the Family at Supper or Late Evening In just a few minutes we can assist you with DELICIOUS FINGER UCKIN GOOD Kentucky Fried Chicken if Potato Salad if French Fries if Tossed Salad if Bean Salad Pastries and Pies if Rolls if Bread JUST CALL SVEN ERICKSENS FINE FOODS PASTRY SHOP Phone 3288161 or 3287751 CONVENIENTI REASONABLE fused to comment this morn ing on Mondays He there is almost no chance of a strike locally in the current school Another conciliation meeting with Mr Hutton is scheduled for April If talks break down at this the nego tiations still must go to a con ciliation board and break down before a strike vote can be The entire process could take a couple of by which time the school year would be virtually Napi dance The Napi Friendship Associa tion of Pincher Creek will spon sor an Indian and western dance in the Twin Butte Hall April 2 from 9 to 1 Old time dance music will be supplied by The There will be no admission for those dressed in an Indian BEARer Swifts to open April 17 The million Swift Cana dian plant in Leth bridge will opsn officially April Jim plant said the opening will take p 1 a c e at 10 a and will be followed by a tour of the plant and a western luncheon for in vited Invitations have been sent tc several provincial and federal dignitaries to attend the cere but to date no replies have been The new plant brings the number of meat packing plants in Lethbridge to and wil boost Lethbridges share of the total Canadian beef loll to near 26 per The plant will employ about 130 Cold front expected late today Picture cloudy slushy streets and the odd snow crest ed robin huddling in a A of what weather conui ions are supposed to be like cday and Hopefully the weatherman is a bit off in his or maybe its some scrt of pre April Fools without so much as a chuckle this he called for snow mixed rain and snow and temperatures near 30 All this is expected to lappen late this afternoon or Apparently a low pressure system to the north has gener ated a cold front which is sweeping down into southern Balmy temperatures of nearly 50 above are expect ed to be chopped to below freezing when the front Temperatures Wednesday should be about 35 above and 20 above Mondays high temperatures of 56 above made Lethbridge the warmest spot m The overnight low was 20 The record temperatures for March 30 are 70 set in and 17 set in The temperatures one year ago were 58 above and OUR OSCAR If thats the letter youre writing to the editor of The Herald mind if I make a few suggestions OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED STAN president PLEASE NOTE The and most complete showing ever of ELECTRONIC CALCULATORS will take place at LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE 7th STREET SHOPPING MALL April A factorytrained expert will demonstrate and answer any questions or problems you may have on Keep the above date in mind April 3 for the most showing ever on Electronic They are the rightofway maintenance In Medicine Hat 22 engine men and 16 firemen booked off last night and early this mmn spreading the movement vhich started on the west coast Lethbridge is now without reight and passenger rhere are 473 grain cars tied ip in the Lethbridge division Grain and meat cargoes scheduled to leave or arrive in Lethbridge are at a An official of Ellison Milling and Elevator in Leth bridge said both the mill and he seed plant are and ibout all the comoany can do is ait for the railroad to set le the He said grain movement at Vancouver is also at a stand and the only grain being leaded at the terminal is grain Third Socred candidate may be named A meeting of the Lethbridge East Social Credit party execu live has been called for Wed nesday A party spokesman said one reason for the meeting was to discuss a new date for the rid ings nomination ori ginally scheduled for April 2 Johnny Anderson is the onlj official candidate so al though Stan Coxson has indi cated he will seek the nomina The spokesman said the possibility of a third candidate entering the race may come up at the Blossom tour Members of the Penticton Chamber of Commerce will be in Lethbridge April 21 to pres sent peach blossoms to the media and various city of ficials and publicize Penticton as part of their annual Peach Blossom CLIFF Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL PHONE 3272822 If stop smoking By R1C SWIHART The motorist was charged HIM aid Staff Writer i ttilh impaired ing but the magistrate ruled he cculd not The attorney general s office I enler a convicilon cn tne basis that was in bins before the work Apparently there is no indi cation how long the terminal can continue without replenish but Al Alberta Wheat said the situation cannot go on for an extended period withou the risk of losing grain He described the work stop page as to the grain The unless it is alle viated will also mean about 200 workers em ployed by Lethbridge meat packing plants will be laid off At present there is absolutely no produce moving from Can ada Packers Canadian Dressed Meats or Swift Cana dian in The railway carries between 70 and 80 per cent of the pro duce shipped from the A spokesman for Coleman Collieries said this morning the rail tieup hasnt affected the companys operations as Coal is being The Kaiser Resources pre paration which washes coal and removes has been shut down although the 200 plant employees are being kept busy doing mainte nance There have been no The firms four silos contain ing tons of coal are waiting to be emptied into unit trains for transport to Roberts Bank seaport south of Van Three unit trains loaded with tons of coal are sitting somewhere between Natal and the There is no problem at Rob erts Bank as far as shipload ing is concerned because of the stockpile a company spokesman said this The 500 Kaiser men employ ed in pit operations are still removing Layoffs are not contemplated unless the tieup continues over an extended Theres just so much maintenance work that can be the spokes man and we cant keep paying wages forever if we Edmonton has clarified a situation when people refuse to step smoking at the request of a peace officer for the pur pose of conducting a breath alyzer A press through the RCMP subdivision in Leth from K Division Head quarters in Edmonton with the concurrence of the attorney generals office states If a person does not stop smoking at request of a peace the person could be charged under Section 223 of the Crim inal Code of Section 223 states a person must give a suitable sample of Ms If he the sample would not be suitable and he would be charged with refusing to comply with the de mand of a peace This charge carries a sum mary conviction fine of not less toan and not more than or imprisonment of up to six The clarlfica tion was prompted by a request from a Herald reporter for a clarity case Edward Is of an RCMP policy on smok A spokesman at RCMP head quarters in said the persons taking breath tests are asked not to smoke for five minutes prior to the test because the smoke could possibly gum up thq test particularly a piston and cylinder which have very close An RCMP constable testified rit the court case that the motorist was asked not to smoke a cigarette before being given a breath but had lit up It then became contrary to RCMP policy to conduct the The new ruling in Alberta will make it possible for the police to charge the person un der Section 223 if he refuses to comply with the stop smoking ing on against a Prince land HAMILTONS FLOOR COVERING COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION 909 3rd 3275454 Out of Respect to the late Wilbert Cross Our office will be closed Wednesday afternoon March 31st Hunt insurance Agencies 1201 3rd Phone 3287777 ADVANCE ASPENITE THE ALL WOOD CHIPBOARD Indoor AKROYD PLUMBING HEATING ond GASFITTING 2634 21st For New Installations and Alterations Phone 328210o FREE ESTIMATES McCreadyBaines Pharmacy YOUR FAMILY PHARMACY If you havent been into our store as yer we urge you lo drop in and say Youll find our Pharmacy place to take care of all your health NEED A PRESCRIPTION FILLED Just Call 3273555 for Service McCREADYBAINES PHARMACY 614 3rd lethbridge CALL 3273555 FOR FREE HOME DEIIVERYI STRONG 6 WEATHER RESISTANT IDEAL FOR BASEMENT ROOMS FARM BUILDINGS GARAGES FENCES Per Sheet ;