Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
LETHBRIDQE NUy City Scene Teachers want to voice opinions The Lethbridge public school teachers agreed Wednesday to ask their school board to meet them to discuss its proposed discipline policy that advocates banning physical and verbal abuse of students from its schools. Most trustees and approved in the proposed policy when it was introduced to them at their April 30 meeting. The teachers also asked that the school board outline the disciplinary procedures that are still available to them. The majority of those in attendance at the special meeting of the local Alberta Teachers Association supported the request for a meeting. IMPC approves warehouses Two applications for industrial construction and one for an office building were approved by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. Revelstoke Companies Ltd. received permission to build a new garage and repair depot at 216 12th St. while Paul had an application for construction of three warehouses at 3004 9th Ave. N. approved. Fraser Baalim was given the go-ahead to erect an office building at 1001 3rd Ave. S. Pincher man given arts diploma A Pincher Creek man has been named the recipient of an honorary diploma in applied arts from Grant MacEwan Community College in Edmonton. Jerome chairman of the provincial colleges advisory committee to the department of advanced is to be presented with the honorary diploma at the college's convocation Monday. Mr. Robbins served on the board of governors of the Lethbridge Community College for thirteen five of them as chairman. He has also been a member of the University of Calgary senate. 200 to receive U of L degrees More than 200 students will receive their degrees at the University of Lethbridge convocation to be held on campus at 2 p.m. Saturday. At the same James will confer honorary degrees on Gerald Standoff and Immanuel controversial Russian-born scientist. A. W. R. outgoing president of the University of is to deliver the convocation address. He is expected to speak on the Institute for Research on Public Policy. Dr. Carrothers is to assume duties as president of the institute later this year. Trash bag STAND Holds a plastic garbage bag SPECIAL 1 89 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Pool has t90 for scholarships The Alberta Wheat Pool has in scholarships and is looking for Alberta students to give the money to. The Pool is offering four rural bursaries at each for up to five years of undergraduate four 4-H bursaries valued at available to 4-H members entering any degree four bursaries to students entering the Northern and Southern Alberta Institutes of Technology in Edmonton and Calgary and fourteen bursaries valued at Ccrtlftod Denial Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BIN. Lower Level PHONE 327-2122 UNIRWAL ZETA Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA iM RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee HEEEE MILES MORE HAZARD MORE CAR MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. 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Robert Plaxton will speak at the LCI invocation ceremonies to be held in Southminster United Church at p.m. and O.P. who retired as superintendent in is to speak at the school's graduation banquet scheduled for p.m. Friday in the Exhibition Pavillion CLARESHOLM Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell has authorized a survey of citizens in the Nanton area to see if there is a need for a senior citizens home there. Coun. John Zoeteman told the Willow Creek Municipal District council Wednesday the survey would be a job the senior citizens themselves could do. Some 555 rural residents have signed a petition seeking a senior citizens home for Nanton. Only 11 people refused to sign the petition organized by Gerald Loree of Provincial court Trafficking charge set over A 23-year-old Calgary man charged with possession of 112 pounds of marijuana for the purposes of trafficking will appear in provincial court in Lethbridge May 24 to plead to the charge. Terry Kenneth Forbes had been charged Nov. at Coutts with importing 112 pounds of marijuana into Canada but that charge withdrawn last at which time police laid the current charge. Police estimate the value of the marijuana at about Charges of illegally selling fish to a local meat market were dismissed Wednesday in provincial court in Lethbridge. Harvey who owns and operates a trout farm at was charged with selling fish to a business other than the Fresh Water Fish Marketing a There's STILL TIME To Order FLOWERS for... Mother's Day Call 327-5747 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 3226th Streets. federal marketing board. In dismissing the laid Feb. 4 after fish and wildlife officials seized about 30 pounds of trout delivered to a small local meat Provincial Judge A.H. Elford said he was satisfied Seward had been given permission from the corporation to sell fish to retail bypassing the marketing board Defending Seward told the court he had received a letter from the corporation last spring allowing him to sell trout to retailers. Even though the letter was not tendered as an exhibit during the Provincial Judge Elford said he was satisfied with Seward's testimony. Seward testified that farmers raising trout could not meet their production costs with prices offered by the which acts as the buyer for fresh-water fish harvested from natural sources. A 22-year-old Raymond man who pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of breaking into a basement suite in Lethbridge and stealing a bottle of whisky was remanded to May 15 for sentencing Terrance Richard Sawatzky admitted he broke into a suite at 305 6th Ave. S. May 1 and stole the liquor. A 48-year-old Lethbridge man charged on two consecutive days with driving a car while his blood-alcohol level was over .08 was remanded without plea to May 15. Benjamin 1010 22nd St faces laid May of driving with a blood- alcohol level over failing to produce proof of illegally transporting liquor in a motor vehicle and driving without a license. He was arrested again May 3 and charged again with driving while his blood-alcohol level was over and with illegally carrying liquor in a motor vehicle. Production may come here Nanton. The northern one- third of the Willow Creek MD was canvassed. The Alberta Housing Corporation will head up the government authorized survey and instruct those people who volunteer to carry it out. The Stavely council has written a letter to the MD which prompted the MD council Wednesday to say Stavely doesn't understand the deal The new lodge would be financed by the the MD council agreed. The MD now has two nursing the Porcupine Hills Lodge at Claresholm and the Pioneer Lodge at Fort Macleod. Reeve George Whitehead says both lodges have vacancies. The MD will send a councillor to a Stavely council meeting to clarify proceedings on the proposed Nanton lodge. figures they are going to be responsible for capital costs but we don't believe the Town of Stavely will pay for said an MD official. will be the provincial At the same it has been suggested the MD be divided into three nursing home districts Fort Claresholm and Nanton. Stavely residents will have to decide if they want to be in the Claresholm or Nanton district. If there were three the MD could levy separate mill rates on each one. The Stavely council has written a letter to the Willow Creek MD saying it will pay its nursing home levy to the proposed Nanton home but not to two homes. Said Reeve have open space here but if the ratepayers up in that area want to then we have no The Stavely council is in favor of the Nanton proposal. To complicate the MD has two whole hospital districts within its borders and parts of three others. An exchange of productions between the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and Teatre Calgary will likely bring the Citadel group on tour to Lethbridge in October At a news the director of the John and Calgary theatre director Harold Baldridge said the Citadel's first play in the 1974-75 season. Richard Sheridan's The closes in Edmonton Oct. 19 and will re-open in Calgary Otc. 30. The play will tour Southern Alberta points between the two dates. PARENTS TM LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD your help In locating mlaaing school library books and texts. Please return any books In your home which contain a school stamp to the nearest public as soon as possible. No fines or penalties. FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6M5 E. S. P. FOX. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRINE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDQ. BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERtiMAN Thurtdly Evening till 9 p.m. PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th AVI. S. COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 By D'ARCY RICHARD Herald District Editor CLARESHOLM Melba Cochlan of Stavely won the Willow Creek Municipal District council's blessing Wednesday for her plan to save the old Claresholm hospital from the demolition gang's bulldozer. Mrs. Cochlan says the Salvation Army is interested in acquiring the hospital. But Reeve George Whitehead disagreed that Claresholm needs another nursing home. He told Mrs. Cochlan the home here and the one at Fort Macleod both have room for more residents. Mrs. Cochlan came up with several suggestions for the old hospital. She said it could accommodate a like the Stettler nursing home. Oldtimers not ready to move into a nursing home could eat at the restaurant. She said she has just begun negotiating with the Salvation Army. This organization might want to acquire the building for its chronic care she said. Mrs. Cochlan suggested it could be used as an in-and-out clinic. If this was it would help Claresholm attract doctors professionals it needs badly. Pincher Creek and High River have no trouble getting doctors but Claresholm can't get she said. Mrs. Cochlan blamed a of on the Town of Claresholm's part that no use has been found for the building. made a study and then they threw it out the she said. She said the last committee meeting wanted to make another it is lack of leadership or whatever it they just haven't got anything she said. She said the auxiliary power plant was sold for and was actually worth about The assets were sold too she said. could have been lots of people would have bought owns the site for the building right asked Coun. Harvey Cherniafc of Stavely Said Mrs Cochlan- don't think it belongs to the Reeve Whitehead and Coun. John Zoeteman said the say1' comes from the provincial department of health. Chinook Health Unit is in the process of acquiring a nursing home and we have to go through the health said Coun. Zoeteman. don't think it should be said Mrs. Cochlan. think it should be put to use. The Salvation Army is quite interested in the building but what approach do we Reeve Whitehead said in his single opinion the MD should not get involved. The hospital board has set a May 15 deadline for the Town of Claresholm to find a use for the building. Then it will be said Mrs. Cochlan. Said Reeve ANGLO Sells... MICROPHONES At Lower Prices 419-5th Street S. have never involved us in it so we have no jurisdiction. We want to take the thing But Mrs. Cochlan told the council the MD was involved because it had a responsibility to the rural residents who could conceivably benefit if the building was saved and put to good use. Said Coun. Wallace far as the Salvation Army I think this council should support am all for somebody else taking it said Coun Ken Weather head of Claresholm. Council approved a motion supporting in principle the saving the building for the Salvation Army. 82 lots on sale Vx next week Another 82 West Lethbridge lots will go on sale at city hall at noon Wednesday. For the first two weeks the 75 single family and seven duplex which range in price from to depending on assessable footage and will be sold one per customer. After that they'll be thrown open to developers who will be able to' purchase up to 10 lots. The median price of the lots is and the average price per front foot. Half the lots are selling for under per front foot. According to city west side land is the cheapest in the with prices on lots in northeast Lethbridge currently at to per front foot. While purchasers of lots in the first two stages of West Lethbridge development had a year to pay for their lots after making an option buyers of the lots going on sale Wednesday will have to pay the balance of the option in 90 days. An option of is required. City hall's west side co- Tom said he expects sales to be judging from the inquiries he's had. expect to sell 15 to 20 right off the he said Wednesday The lots will be sold from the city clerk's office on the mam floor of city hall. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwarb BWg 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 STUDIO QM riPTu ART GALLERY ARTISTIC I I PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 j S AVE S HEINO DEEKEN Manager 416-13lhSt. N. 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