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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta MRS. BERNICE VOTH has just returned from Hawaii. 'Drop in and enquire about your HAWAIIAN VACATION NOW! ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VIILAGE MALI PHONI 328-3201 The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, May 5, 1973 PAGES 13 TO 26 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lcthbridgt, Alberta lower Lsvel 7th Sinet Shopping Mall (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES The city Briefly Speaking Senior employees honored Two senior members of Canada Trust Huron and Erie were honored by the company and local staff at a banquet in Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant Friday night. An estimated 75 persons honored D. G. W. Sutherland, manager, who has been with the company 35 years and G. Line Coward, real estate man- ager, who has been with the firm 25 years. Presentations were made by the company and local staff. Mr. Sutherland was man- ager of B.C. Trust which merged with Canada Trust in 1961. He has served as the Lethbridge manager since. Mr. Coward, an accountant with B.C. Trust, became man- ager of the mortgage depart- ment following the merger and manager of the real es- tate department in 1971. National chairman to speak The national chairman of the Committee For An Inde- pendent Canada will be in the city May 22. Mel Hurtig of Edmonton will speak at the annual gen- eral meeting of the Leth- bridge Branch of the Commit- tee For An Independent Can- ada at Ericksen's Family Restaurant, p.m. A new executive for the coming term will be elected at the meeting. Safety awards given Safety awards were given to seven Lethbridge and 'dis- trict employees of Canadian Western Natural Gas Com- pany Limited at a company dinner Thursday. R. J. Hansen, district agent at Claresholm, was honored for working for 22 years with- out a preventable accident. Those who reached the 10- year level included K. H. Blair and Marvin Nelson, both of Lethbridge, and A. F. Bro- sosky of Blairmore. Receiving five-year awards were K. D. Huisman, R. K. Miller and Gary Peacock, all of Lethbridge. Librarian gets grant A Lethbridge librarian has received a federal govern- ment grant of to pub- lish an anthology cf prose and poems by Canadian authors of Hungarian origin. John Miska, library area coordinator and head of the Lethbridge Research Station library, said the purpose of the volume is to acquaint Canadian readers with cur- rent literary trends of Hun- garian origin. The volume, "The Sound of Time: Anthology of Canadian Hungarian of ap- proximately 200 pages is al- ready in print and includes the work of 26 authors. Innkeeper promoted E. R. (Lefty) Wilson. Inn- keeper at the Lethbridge Holiday Inn since it opened a year ago, has been promoted to regional sales manager for Western Canada for Common- wealth Holiday Inns of Can- ada Ltd. Mr. Wilson will be operat- ing out of Calgary headquar- ters serving the area from Winnipeg to Vancouver. Gehard Kniehl, 30, in the hotel business for 13 years, is acting Innkeeper in Leth- bridge, and Mike Whittaker, 23, who recently arrived in Canada from the United Kingdom after working in the hotel business in England and the West Indies, has been named assistant Innkeeper. CBC orchestra here Wednesday The orchestra, which has been heard on CBC radio for the past 24 years, will be fea- tured in a concert at the Ystes Memorial Centre Wed- nesday, May 9 at p.m. The Vancouver Radio Or- chesira concert will be the last in the Overture Concert Series for the 1972-73 season sponsared by the local Ovsr- ture Concert Association. The 30-piece orchestra designed to fill the gap in orchestral scope between Email virtuoso string sinfoni- etta and full symphony or- chestra is one of the most distinguished groups of its kind. John Avison, conductor of The Vancouver Radio Or- chestra, is one of the few na- tive bom Canadians at the helm of a regularly establish- ed professional orchestra. He is a frequent guest con- ductor with the Toronto, Mon- treal and Quebec CBC orches- tras, and he is new regular ccrductor of the National CBC Talent Festival Orches- tra. Single tickets for this final concert of tfe season are available at Leister's Mu- sic Ltd., providing a pledge is signed for membership for the 1973-74 Overture Concert Series. Another dollar Cheryl Ellingson, of Calgary, did Friday what Ted Hazard, left, and his mates of the Royal Canadian Legion hope other downtown shoppers will do a dollar cr 1wo to the fund that will buy this bronze statuette and present it to the RCMP in honor of the force's 100th anniversary in the west. The bronze, an original by Coal- dale sculpture Corne Martens- was on display in Eaton's. Called "The Road to Glory" the work depicts Northwest Mounted Police Assistant Commissioner James Macleod and scout Jerry Potts._________________________________ Police forces prepare displays for special week Police forces in Lethbridge will spend the week of May 14 to May 18 attempting to improve police community relations. That week will be desig- nated Police Week and both the city police and RCMP in Lethbridge have planned pro- grams for part of the week. The city force will held a display of home and business security devices in the audi- torium of the station from May 16 through 18, and representatives from vari- Certified Dental Mechanic CUFF BLACK, 3BLACK DENTAL LAF MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 MOVING? University professor heads faculty group University of Lethbridge political science professor Dr. E. W. Webking has been elected president of the Confederation of Alberta Fac- SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th St. S. and 1514A 9th Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 -2 hour service -Expert tailoring -Hat blocking -Suede and leather processing -Perfect pleat drapery processing ulty Associations. The CAFA is the represen- tative body of the faculty of Alberta's three universities. Dr. Webking was also named as the Canadian As- sociation of University Teachers board representa- tive for a two-year term. Frank Schaffer and Wil- liam Baker of the U of L were elected to the CAFA's executive council. 300 at dance About 300 people attended the Spring Prom banquet, dance and social hour pre- sented by the Youth Across Canada with the Mentally Retarded Friday night at the Holiday Inn. The dance was put on for the mentally retarded in Southern Alberta especial- ly for those graduating from The Dorothy Gcoder School and those at the Sunrise Ranch. The Big Band of Leth- bridge donated its music for the dance. ous manufacturers will be in attendance. May 16. from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.. Southern Alberta busi- nessmen will be shown films on business security and will be able to inspect displays of locks and burglar alarms. On May 17 and 18. the same program will be offered to the general public, but with the emphasis on home secur- ity. Displays on these two days will be open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The theme of business and home security was chosen, says S.Sgt. Bill Brummitt, be- cause if businessmen were more conscious of proper lock- ing d e v i ce s and burglar alarms, it would help reduce the number of break-ins. RCMP will begin their pro- gram on May 14 with con- ducted tours through a trailer to be parked in front of the RCMP building on 9th St. The trailer will open at 9 a.m. and will contain various displays from each branch operating out of highway patrol, general inves- tigations services, identifica- tion branch, and customs and excise. The trailer will also contain a centennial display and tele communications equipment used by the RCMP, such as two-way radios, a telex, and a computer termi- nal connected to a computer in Ottawa. Tours through the trailer will close at 5 p.m. On May 15- conducted tours will go through the building itself and the public will be able to look at the weapons range, the juvenile cell block._ the telecommunica- tions center, and the identi- fication section. In the identification sec- tion, fingerprinting and pho- tographic equipment will be displayed. Trailer tours wall also be conducted May 15 and 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On May 17. the highway patrol aircraft, the trailer, and several miarked cars will be on display at College Mall from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cars will contain radar equip- ment. The following day, the dis- plays at College Mall, includ- ing the airplane, will be moved to C e n t re Village Mall and will operate through the same hours. S.Sgt. Roy Sales, traffic sup- ervisor for the RCMP, who is planning the week's activi- ties, says Police Week pro- vides an opportunity for the public to learn what services the police force provides. Lethbridge men saluted for work in education Two Lethbridge men, long associated with Alberta edu- cation, were recognized today for outstanding service by the Council on School Administra- tion. Dr. 0. P. Larson, superin- tendent of the Lethbridge public school system, receiv- ed the CSA Distinguished Ser- vice Award as "administra- tor of the year" during the council's annual meeting in Red Deer. Dick Gruenw-ald, Social Credit MLA for Lethbridge West, received the CSA Dis- tinguished Service Award as "citizen of the year." Dr. Larson accepted his award from Ken Sauer, prin- cipal of the Lethbridge Col- legiate Institute. Mr. Gruen- wald was presented his award by Maurice Landry, element- ary education director for the Lethbridge separate school system. Born in Norway, Dr. Lar- son became a Canadian citi- zen in 1911. He graduated from Camrose Normal School before attending the Univer- sities of Alberta and Oregon between 1941 and 1961. After nine year's teaching experience at the elementary. junior and senior high school levels, Dr. Larson became principal of Wetaskiwin High School He served as superinten- dent of schools at Brooks from 1946 to 1959, at Medi- cine Hat from 1960 to 1968 and at Lethbridge from 1963 to the present date. Dr. Larson will retire this year. He is a member of Phi Delta Kappa, the CSA, the Alberta Teachers' Associa- tion, the Conference of Al- berta School Superintendents, the Canadian Association of School Administrators and the American Association of School Administrators. Dr. Larson is a former Brooks alderman and was zone chairman for the Cana- Slander suit adtion delayed No action is expected for a couple of weeks on a 000 slander lawsuit launched almost two weeks ago by local businessman Fred Weatherup against provincial Social Credit house leader James Henderson. L. D. MacLean, lawyer for Mr. Weatherup, said Friday that Mr. Henderson was not served with the statement of claim until Tuesday or Wed- nesday of this week. Mr. Henderson has 15 days to file a statement of defence or to take other action after being served with the papers. Mr. MacLean indicated the process servers had a diffi- cult time locating Mr. Hen- derson to serve the papers. They didn't want to serve him in the legislature. It is expected it will be in the middle of the month be- fore any action will be taken on ths lawsuit. City real estate firm ordered to pay workers DR. O. P. LARSON dian Red Cross from 1956 to 1959. A Kiwanian, Dr. Larson was a member of the Medi- cine Hat Chamber of Com- merce and was a member of the Lethbridge chamber's board of directors. He is also a former gover- nor of the University of Leth- bridge. "As he retires from active sendee, the education scene in Alberta and Canada will acutely feel the loss of such a dynamic person. "The Council on School Ad- ministration is pleased to pre- Firemen awaiting truck A S73.000 fire truck acquired by the city fire de- partment is expected back within a week from the fac- tory where it was sent after the ladder collapsed. The fire department had taken possession of the 100- foot aerial ladder truck about April 24 and within 10 days the ladder, which had been extended to 60 feet, collapsed. "It's one of those tilings that happen and is no reflec- tion on the company.'' Dep- uty Fire Chief H. Holber- ton said Friday. No one was injured when the ladder broke away from the cable which extends it, but fire department person- nel were using it for train- ing purposes before putting the unit into active service. "It's just poor wwkmanship on the piece where the cable connects to the the deputy chisf said. The truck is manufactured by Silverline Fire Equipment of Vancouver. The repairs are covered by warranty. A Lethbridge real estate company was ordered in dis- trict court Friday to pay wages owing to three em- ployees before the end of May. Quinton and Dale Agencies was convicted in provincial court March 16 of failing to pay wages to three workers, who had left the employ of the firm, and was fined a to- tal of but an order was not made to force the com- pany to pay the money owing. The Crown appealed to dis- trict court and Friday Quin- ton and Dale Agencies was ordered to pay the owing. Phyllis C. Kristiansen, who left the firm June 10, 1972, will receive about Alice M. Hahn. who quit on the same date will get about and Alvina Everett, who left Aug. 10, 1972, will re- ceive about The charge was laid under the Alberta Labor Act. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Open Thurs., Fri. fill 9 p.m. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 DICK GRUENWALD sent its 1973 Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Larson for his outstanding and dedi- cated service to Mr. Sauer said during presen- tation ceremonies today. Mr. Gruenwald, first elect- ed to the Alberta legislature in 1971, was a member of the Lethbridge separate school board for 20 years including four years as chairman. He is a past president of the Alberta School Trustees' Association and of the Cana- dian Catholic School Trustees'' Association. Born at Warner. Mr. Gruen- wald moved to Lethbridge in 1945 where he opened an in- surance agency which he still operates. He served as a governor for the Lethbridge Commun- ity College from 1967 to 1971 and was a board member of the Provincial Schools of Ag- riculture from 1968 to 1971. llr. Gruenwald is a mem- ber of the Lethbridge Cham- ber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club and Knights of Colum- bus ''Service to others has been a way of life for Mr. Gruen- wald. live In a better world today because of men like Dick Mr. Landry said at presentation cere- monies today. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 See Our Selection of COOK BOOKS Budget cooking Japanese cooking French cooking Barbecue Soup Sandwiches Spaghetti Casserole Creations Brunch, etc. Priced from 1 .95 and up! Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN 606-3rd Ave. S. Are you planning a ban- quet, wedding reception or social gathering soon? Let us prepare and serve a delicious meal to your exact specifications. THE LOTUS BANQUET ROOM for up to 125 persons is available at all times. Phone early for reservations! JUST CALL 327-0240 OR 327-297 LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot THANKS TO YOU ITS WORKING Al LETHBRIDGE UNITED WAY ;