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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ENJOY A LAS VEGAS FUNFEST 3 2 Nights Additional Dayl Available Includes Airfare and Accommodation For Information and Bookings CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The letMnidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, AJbcrta, Wednesday, May 3, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 2G NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIUGE, ALBERTA Summer is coming. Be ready with a pair of Prescription Sunglasses. Hostel, jobs Second in series Hundreds would benefit from city half-way house By RUDY Herald Staff Writer There arc virtually hun- dreds of south- ern Alberlans who could be- nefit from the establishment of a half-way typo of centre .n Lethbridge. Lethbridge il a y o r Andy Anderson recently commented on the urgent ncsd for a crash- pad type of place where the temporarily homeless and transient can stay overnight. Such a facility would help keep the city police cell pop- ulation down; reduce the number of people on the streets late at night; and re- duce petty crime. He has also been a vocal proponent of a half way house where ex-inmates and others can stay for awhile, while job hunting and re-es- tablishing themselves in soc- iety. The concept is also en- dorsed by city police and the HCMP. The most widely-accepted list of what a half-way type o! centre should provide (also endorsed by inmates at the Lethbridge Correctional Institute) includes: and board; services; facilities. It should allow persons re- quiring assistance to stay for a period of up to three months and possibly longer if necessary. Primarily to be used by ex-prisoners, it could also house women and possibly children in the same way as the X-Kalay centres on the 1 o w e r British Columbia mainland. Such a centre, run proper- ly, could be financed jointly by the province, fedeial gov- ernment a n d municipality and also through private do- nations. Mervin Leitch, Alberta's attorney general, said lie favors such rehabilitative types of centres. While the province does share in financing such oper- ations in other Alberta cen- tres, no adequate representa- tion has been made from Lethbridge to warrant one, he said. Before the province would commit itself to assisting :.uch a project here it would "have to look at the people here and assess the assis- tance they (centre inhabi- tants) would get from such a project." The government is cur- rently compiling reports on the need for rehabilitative operations in Alberta and will "assess the reports when they are completed." In the past, there have been murmurs at cily hall about using the old Lincoln Hotel, owned by the cily, as a men's hostel or half way house. In a report presented to the city some time ago, it stated "there is a definite need for a men's hostel here." However, renovations to the Lincoln Hotel would cost more than and until the provincial department of health and social develop- ment lifts its current in no- tary freeze, no help will be coming from the province. The department is also currently re-evaluating its own programs. Warden Leslie J. Fisher of the Lethbridge provincial jail says a halt way house "could serve a very useful purpose in the area. "It would be a place where people can go upon their re- lease and gradually re-estab- lish themselves back in the community. "Granted, there have been considerable strides made in terms of pay for people in custody and opportunity for employment on day parole and they see a great deal more of the community and society taking part in com- munity events less isola- a few years Warden Fisher said. "Nevertheless, most leave tins institution with very lim- ited resources with no one or no organization to turn to upon release. "I think a properly oper- ated half way house with good, solid management and financial base, could serve a very useful he said. More Thursday appeal board here today The Alberta Assessment Ap- peal Board is in Lethbridge today and Thursday to review 23 property and business tax assessments. The bearings will be held in council chambers at city hall between a.m. and noon and and p.m. The appellants have been through the local court of re- visions and have had their re- quests for a change in their tax assessments turned down. Persons disputing their tax assessment cannot appear be- fore the provincial appeal board unless they have been to the local court of revisions. The board, consisting of chairman K. A. Luke, G. A. Arneson and A. Lymberner, bases its decisions on whether or not the assessments are equitable with those of other properties or businesses in the city. VINBLASTINE One of the most useful drugs used in cancer treatment today is Vinblastine, developed from the leaves of the periwinkle plant by Canadian scientists working with funds contributed to the Canadian Cancer Society. Donations to the Society's cam- paign will make possible more scientific advances for the bet- terment of all mankind. Anglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 Sth Street South Phone 328-6922 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Televisions ond Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO LCI demographic stu completed by students THE STUDENT AS PINNER The pins on the map, color-coded showing grade and sex, point to the residence of each of the students at the LCI. Val Paterson and Bill Mason took two months to complete the project for a geography class. -Phil Faulds Photos An eight-day adjournment i are Melvin Robert Alexander, and remand of six men charged 19, Richard Burrows, with assault causing bodily harm at the El Rancho Motor Hotel March 13 followed anoth- er hour special session in magistrate's court Tuesday. Provincial Judge A. H. El- 20, Allen Louis Bloomc, 25, and Samuel Charles Olsen. 21. All four men were allowed to remain free on bail from previous court ap- pearances. The two Americans. Michael ford adjourned the special trial I Lee Swallow, 25. Topeka, Kan- it the court house following the j sas, and Michael D. Waggoner, testimony for the Crown of El Rancho manager Al Hober and two cabaret employees. The trial was tentatively set to resume May 10 at a.m. in the court house. More crown witnesses will be heard and the defence will start to present its case, barring any unexpected problems from the court, court reporters, agent of the altorney- general or defence council. 29. of Anchorage, Alaska, re- mained in police custody. Arena meet on The arena development com- mit tee of cily council will meet Boh Babki, acting for the I with the arena consultants four Lethbridgc men charged j Monday at 2 p.m. to go over said he would be ready to go the final results cf the feasi- at any time. Art Larson and Gregor Carlton, legal aid coun- sels for the two Americans in- volved in the joint charge said they foresaw no problem in ap- pearing at that lime. The Lethbridge men charged Geography class isn't what it used to be. Physical geography bores the students, says Marg Clark, LCI teacher. To stimulate their in- terest and get them involved in the subject, she has assigned several projects relating :i> Lethbridge. Most of the projects are con- cerned with the contour of the land in the area: the coulees with relation to the establish ment of Fort Whoop-Up; the CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL IAE Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 traffic interchange in the river valley; the sewage treatment plant on the east side of the coulees. One project, however, deals with people. Two students, Val SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. 5. THURSDAY, MAY 4th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Nice Kitchen Chrome Suite; Pbilco in" Portable T.V.: Desk. Hollawny lied: Lawn liny Power Mower: Office Mice Small Table; Chronic Chairs; Golf Carl; Admiral Table Model T.V.; Complete Beds; Suit- cases; Desk- Lamp; Large Vase; Barbcque; Baby Buggy; Chrome High Chair: Wood High Chair; Pole Lamp; Wood Chairs: Klonr Lamp: Mirror; Pictures; Garden Tools; Nice Beige 9x12' ling: Nice Green 9x12' Paig: Toboggan: 2 Folding Doors; Basin; Double Kilchen Sink: Record Rack; Smoke Stand; 400 Day Clock; Floor Polisher; Nice Selection of Bicycles; Guitar; Trikc; Skis; Globe. Many innro items too iimnrrous to mention. SUZUKI 250 MOTOR BIKE SUZUKI 120 MOTOR BIKE 1960 METEOR 2 WHEEL TRAILER I-OR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328.4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN lie. 41 lie. 458 Joseph Low funeral today Joseph Low, former mayor of Cardston, was buried in the Cardston Cemetery today. Mr. Low settled in the Card- ston area in 1892 and was en- gaged in the automobile and farm implement business for 35 years. He was also a farmer and rancher. A charter member of. the Rotary Club in Cardston, he 1 was district governor of Ro- tary in 1961. lie was instrumental in the establishment of the Walerton and Glacier International Peace Park. Sec Our Mother's Day Special Carnations Spray Mums Iris Tulips FOR ONLY MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP MARQUIS HOTEL Phono 327-1515 Paterson and Bill Mason, spent two months sticking pins in a map showing the exact location where each of the approximate- ly LCI students lives. The central theme of the pro- ject was to determine the area of the city which has the great- est concentration of LCI stu- dents. Lakcview is that area. The study, which separated each grade according to sex, also showed no significant pre- dominance of cither hoys or girls in any grade. A similar study will be done in the fall to determine changes in the patterns. any Building per mils down close Sun-Alla Potato Processors j contract holders will be affecl- j Ltd. will definitely not process i potatoes from this growing sea-1 Mn jgicnoison said if the I Teachers' workshop Saturday The newly formed southwest- ern regional section of the Al- berta Teachers' Association business education council will hold a one-day workshop Sat- urday. Sessions will be at the Leth- bridge Collegiate Institute from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an in- vitation to any educationist in- terested in the development of business education. son, shutting the doors on the granulated potatoe plant for the first time since the 1966 open- ing. Depressed world market con- ditions was giiven as the reason for discontinuing operations for this year at least. The final po- tatoes in stock will be process- world market situation straightens out the plant may resume processing potatoes grown during the spring of 1973. It would start processing about September of that year. The earliest the plant will have to decide whether to re- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg, 222 Sth St. S. Phone 328-4095 bility and possibly some drafts of a plan for the building. The same day, council will convene one hour earlier than usual to consider the matter, perhaps with a recommen- dation from the arena develop- ment committee. Be Sure To Sea The "LIVE" Demonstrations of famous JACOBSEN LAWN MOWERS Thursday, May 4th to p.m. By the Jaeobsen Factory Con- sultant who will bo at Hoyl'3 to also answer any questions regarding this fine line of Lawn Mowers. 4 Cycle Gas 4 OQ QC Priced from only I CALL HARDWARE 327-5767 DOWNTOWN ed about the end of June. The firm has not contracted polato acreages with any farm-, ers and will not for this grow- i lalmcrs ing season, said .Toe Nicholson, plant manager. About 90 employees and ;iS sume operation will be Feb- ruary 1973 when contract; to be signed w.th Building in the city during April and for the year is down considerably from last year. The monthly summary shows the inspection and develop- ment, department issued 65 per- mits for compared with 90 permits for during April 1971. For the year, permits have been issued for conslruclion i worth L.nsl year, af- ter four months, the construe- lion total was Build- ing at the university accounts a social worker and a pohti- for much of the difference. j The largest single permit. was issued to Western Cana- dian Seed Processors for con- struction of a seed cleaning plant. Single family house constnir- tion tolalled with 22 permits being issued. Sociologist s Dr. Ted Mann, professor sociology at York University in Toronto, will speak c-i Is Dem- ocracy in Canada a ftig Hoax'1 ;il ;i Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs meeting Thursday. An Anglican priest, a scholar. several books, including Sect, Cult and Church in Alberta. The meeting at Sven Erirk- sen's Family Restaurant starls at noon sharp. He said Carnal ion rood Ltd., the parent comp in could have closed the plant sooner but felt it had to fulfill the contracts with the gioweis which were signed last Fcb AIR CONDITIONERS STARTING AT Charlton Hill Ltd. 1262 2nd Avo. S. Phono 320-3388 FOR SALE THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Doily Ncwsnnpcr At Tim CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Corner 12lh SI. 4th Avc. S. Open 12 Noort to 2 p.m. EXCEPT SUNDAYS AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS 'Fabulous Fashion Headliners? Hit the Shoe Scene for Spring and Summer 72 Phone 327-4348 Canadian Furriers Cold Fur Storage Let our skilled experts cloon and nlazo your precious furs. Also ox per I denning of leather) and suedes Canadian Furriers Poromounl Theatro Bldg. Ladies' Joyce Shoes "Condor" arrived in Pony crinkle patent olso avail- able in Black. CAMM'S 403 Sth Street S. SHOES ;