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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta J erry s A. E. CROSS for Custom Framing PHONE 327-2673 The Lethhrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, May 7, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 20 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE Fallout Shelter Planned For City A pilot fallout shelter proje in Lethbridge was announce; today by Alberta Attorney Ge eral Edgar Gerhart, minister charge of Alberta Emerges Measures. Garden Directors To Meet The regular monthly meetin of the directors of the Leth bridge and District Japanes Garden Society will be hel Friday in the Marquis Hotel a noon. Among the business of th meeting will be a report con firming the appointment c Gordon McNabb as garden su pervisor. He was previousl employed by the Canada de- partment of manpower for 1 years. Other new appointments wil be Mrs. A. G. Donaldson, i'ot supervisor, and sever al Japanese people for box ol lice and hostess positions. Al salaries will remain the same as in 1969. The budget report will all be given at the meeting. Tire garden directors have ap- proved the purchase of the fol lowing items: new ticket box for entrance gate; desk for visitors register; carpeting al north garden entrance and in hostess dressing room; two chairs and new flags for the grounds. Several group tours have been arranged throughout May. The hospital librarians wil tour the Gardens Friday, One Kil'a Province convention May 11, Marquis Hotel group, May 19, and the Lethbridge Police convention, May 20. The official opening of the garden will be May 15, with daily hours thereafter from am. to 5 p.m., After'Juiie 12, hours will, from 8 a.m. to p.m. mother V FISH CHIPS 2716 12th Avonue South Phone 328-8392 The project is designed to provide information abuut the development of a shelter ca- pability in Alberta complete with community shelter plans. Work has begun on surveying the protection factors of about 20 structures in the city which have been built since 19G8, ac- cording to R. G. McFarlane, re- gional director for the Canada department of public works. It is estimated the survey will be completed by the middle of the month. Another survey will be under- taken next week by Alberta Emergency Measures to assess shelter capacities. The project .will also examine the possibil- ity of placing signs on those buildings that prove to be suit- able as fallout shelters. Consent of the buildings' own ers would be obtained before any such signs were erected. William Falconer, Emergency Measures Co-ordinator for the city, will assist EMO offi- cers from Edmonton and Cal- gary in this survey. Safety Campaign Launched The Alberta Motor Associa- tion has officially launched 1970's Bring 'Em Back Alive" holiday weekend safety cam- paign. The campaign was first ini- tiated in 1968 and officials are confident that a safety aware- less program can reduce the mmber of serious injuries and atalities that take place an ually on the roads across Can- da. Last year a total of 23 people 'ere killed in traffic during wliday weekends in Alberta done. Alcohol was the con- ibuting factor in many in- :ances, with driver error ac- ounHng for a large number of rashes as well. Statistics have pointed out >at seat belts were not worn the case of most injuries, aid only one fatality victim ast year was wearing safety Once again the AMA will be rawing heavily on the assist- nce of ham radio operators, ying clubs, BCMP, City Po- ce and the news media in an -fort to convey the safety mes- ge to holidaying Albertans. SOD TURNING Lethbridge mayor Andy Anderson, left, and W. A. Mill, executive vice-president of Swiff Canadian Co. Ltd., today turned the first sod for the new Swift plant in the city. The beef slaughtering facility is being built with the aid of a federal grant. It will be situated between 2nd and 5th Ave. and 39th and 43rd St. The design contract has been awarded to Oland Construction Co. of Calgary. Construction is expected to begin in July. Opposes Air Service Change Register With CMC 300 Students Find New Jobs About 300 Letlibridge stu- dents registered with the Can- ada Manpower Centre have found summer jobs, a CMC spokesman said Thursday. Guy Sabey, student place- ment officer for the University of Lethbridge on loan to CMC for the summer, said these students had either been plac- ed directly by the manpower centre or had registered and then found jobs on their own. Although no accurate esti- mate of the total number of young people looking for jobs is available, have regis- tered so far with CMC. This figure is made up of 750 male and 425 female applicants. Mr. Sabey noted that despite 'mphasis during Hire a S'iu- dent Week on hiring girls, only 20 were able to find jobs, as compared with CO men. The general outlook for femala job seekers, he said, is not too favorable. Of the 275 employers con tacted since the start of Hire- a-Student Week, about 90 per cent have indicated they have hired or mil hire students The employers were contacted by five students from the Uni- versity of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Community College who are working for CMC this summer. Mr. Sabey predicted that des- pite the discouraging outlook for female job seekers, the over all picture hi the city is such that most students should be able to find work. The local situation he felt, is better than in other centres. Sentences Suspended On Theft Of Auto Parts Two Brooks youths had their I a city police constable on the sentences suspended for one 'ear and were placed on pro- >ation after appearing in mag- strate's court in Lethbridge Wednesday each on two :harges of theft. The youths pleaded guilty to Jie charges when they ap- peared in court April 30. When caught stealing car jai'ts from Dunlop Ford Sales ,td. and taken into custody by Chamber Brief Approved THIS SUNDAY IS Cloirol Kindneii Sell Hair Seller or Swing and Coutlj Hallmark Cards and boxed stationery Drener Seti..................14.25 ...14.25 nd....1.15 27.95 Ladies' Shavers.......... Boxed Chocolates by Moirs Smiles 'N Chuckles 39.95 29.95 4.50 12.00 McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lethbridge CALL 327-3555 FOR FREE HOME DELIVERY Perfumes Colognes Sets by AA Max Factor, Dorolliy Gray, Bourjols The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce brief opposing the joint application of Air Canada to pull out of Lethbridge and Pacific Western Airlines to take over the Lethbridge-Calgary run received final approval from lie chamber council Wednes- day. Chamber transportation com- mittee chairman Steve Kotch said the brief was to be sent to the Candian Transport Com- mission Wednesday with a let- ter stating the city council has approved in principle the oppos- ition. He said a chamber delegation is to appear before city council at the regular meeting May li with the brief to get official city backing. A wire would then be sent to CTC indicating the city is back- ing the chamber stand to op- pose the joint application. City.council Monday right agreed unanimously that some form of official opposition to the joint application was needed. Chamber council chairman Morley Tanner said a letter should be sent to the CTC ask- ing that any decision be delay- ed until the LaBorde survey could, be finished and submitt- ed to the commission. The LaBorde survey was in- itiated to investigate the possi- bility of east-west jet service for Lelhbridge but at a joint Air Canada chamber meeting Mr. LaBorde said the survey could take in all transport re- quirements for the city. The survey would take 60 days to complete and will cost Mr. Kotch said the mayor sug- gested the LaBorde prop o s a 1 should wait until the reaction of the opposition to the joint application by PWA and Air Canada is determined.. "I feel personally this should go- before city council as soon as possible in order to get the weight of the report behind the chamber he said. Mr. Tanner said the chamber executive and the transpor committee also would like the proposal to go to city council He said a bad report could do no more harm while a good re- port may get us the service we want. "If we can get the CTC to wait for the report, we may get the results we are looking for." :LIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M, JIACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 It's hot in that kitchen! So take the family out for HEAVENLY FRIED CHICKEN On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10th FAMILY PAK pieces of chicken doi. dinner rolls gravy -Large box of freneh fries nf cole slaw a pint of soft ice cream C.95 MOTHER'S DAY ONLY- MAY 10th. ONLY HANNIGAN'S BURGER KING "Home of Heavenly Fried Chicken" The Chicken with Old Fashioned Goodness 1415 Mayor Mag rath Drive Phone 328-4038 Allowance Cheques Come Early As a precaution against the possibility of a post office la- bor tie-up, almost all family allowance, youth allowance and old age security cheques for the month of May have now been mailed. The cheques began arriving in Lethbridge Wednesday. Because of this early mail- ing, some of the cheques issued from Edmonton [or Alberta, Yukon and the Yorthwest Territories may not [lave up to date addresses, or may not be in the amounts >ected by payees. Any change of this nature which should have been made in May will be adjusted in the June cheques. The spokesman advises that while the cheques will be re ceivtd early, they bear normal delivery dates and can only be cashed on or after those dates. Mr. Tanner said the chamber was mainly interested in retain- ing the excellent service now enjoyed. He said the reason for the chamber stand is the pos- sible 'decline in service as well as the detrimental effect the move will have on Time Air. The council said individuals and private businesses should sent in letters of opposition to the joint application also. "Letters from individuals and private businesses carry a lot more weight because the gov- ernment feels the people take the time to write since the move would prove a hardship on said Mr. Kotch. Mace is a highly flavored spice obtained from a red cov- ering of the nutmeg fruit. Sousing Plan Would Cost Plans for a 51 million multi- ple-housing development to be built by Mount Royal Estates Ltd. just east of the College Mall shopping centfe were sub- mitted Wednesday to the Mun- icipal Planning Commission. A IB-suite condominium de- velopment on the three acre site at 20th Ave. and 32nd St. S. would be the first of three pro- posed stages and would cost about The plans were turned over to the city's planning depart- ment. The commission approved an application by Tom's Construc- tion to build a new building for a barber shop and an armo r- ed car office at 318 13th St. N. A request by Superior 77 Ltd. ;o install retail gasoline pumps at 3305-5th Ave. N. was turned down because it did not comply with the zoning by-law. beat, they were found to have worth of stolen car parts from Dunlop Ford and College Mercury Sales Ltd. in their possession. In suspending the sentences, the magistrate noted the youths had no previous record and the stolen goods had been returned. Terms- of their probation were to keep the peace and be of good behavior, to report to a probation officer in Brooks once a month and report lo the court whenever required to do so. Police Look For Motorbike Lethbridge city police report motorcycle stolen from 628 7th St. S. It is a 196fi Honda model 90, dark blue with silver grey fend- ers, Alberta licence, 31047 serial number S90450181. Police report it has a bent front fender, black leather seat and no battery or clutch cable. The registered owner is Mrs. Lillian Pruitt of 628 7th St. S. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS AND UP Phone 328-2176 Mel Fengstad Honored By Jaycees Lethbridge businessman Mel Fengstad was recently named citizen of the year by the Leth- bridge Jaycees. He was chosen for his active participation in the community. He is a former alderman and past-president of the Leth bridge and District Exhibition Board. He was named to the exhibition's Hall of Fame in 1969. In other awards by the Leth- bridge Jaycees this year, Cleve Hill was named honorary Jay- cee president for 1970-71, in recognition of his long service with Jaycee work in Leth- bridge. Vaughn Hembroff, who earlier this year was named one of the three outstanding young men in Alberta by the Alberta Jaycees, was given an award by the Lethbridge Jay- cees for capturing the provin- cial honor. SAME NAME Brussels sprouts were named for Brussels, Belgium. EXPERT CLEANED .RESTORED. INSURED 1FUR STORAGE NEW YORK FURS 604A 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 327-3276 i IETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. REFRIGERATION and AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE Phone 328-4333 STILL A FEW LEFT BUT THEY'RE GOING FAST It's the LOWEST PRICES EVER! BOYD'S PHARMACY ITD. Next To Zellet'i Phone 328-3760 roil Office Service Prescription Service Max Factor and Du Barry Coimetici Free Delivery 9 fl.m. lo 9 p.m__ Monday thru Friday Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cloud Sundayt and Holidayi iSGIVEOURBESTTO P- wjr From MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL. Includes f eA spray mums, carnations POTTED PLANTS. Fuschias, mum plants, r rose bushes. From THE FTD BIG HUG BOUQUET...... 1 1 5 Arrangements from......................... Call 327-5747 rr I j-rache s FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South, lethbridge THE FAMOUS UNIROYAL MASTERS If it only saves your once, it's a bargain. 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