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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW. II it is not ronvonienl to lee ui during Ihc day We are open Thursday and Friday evenings until 9 p.m. to ai- you with your travel requirements. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 32B-2201 The Lcthbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Thursday, May 18, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA Summer is coming. Be ready with a prir of Prescription Sunglasiei. Residents protest parking two- Jly RUDY HAUGENEDER Herald Staff Writer Special parking permits for residcnLs living in two-hour larking areas may be on the next city council agenda. The residents of the anil )00 blocks and 8th and Stli treels signed a petition which requests that each household ho ssued with a parking permit, to allow all-day parking for them in front of their homes "At present we feel we are unfairly penalized for six days f the week including Satur- day." The petition continued: "The larking regulations, as they stand at present, are both in- convenient and costly." Primarily a residential re- WHICH DO YOU PREFER? Water rationing remains a possibility today, although the dirt in the water from the Oldman River has dropped lo 900 parts per million from Wednesday's reading of parts per million. The normal level is 200 400 parls dirt per million parts water. City engineer Randy Hofield said if the demand for water increases now. he will have lo ask for curtailment of lawn and garden watering. There is enough water for essential needs, he said. Waier treatment technician Larry Dye illustrates the difference between the raw water taken from the river and the product distributed to the city afler treatment. Kerber Photo did not sliine in new LCI production By JiARLENE COOKSIIAW Herald Staff Writer The Lelhbridge Collegiate In- stitute's production of Bye Bye Birdie Wednesday night was a mediocre performance with a few brilliant spots lhat made the whole show worth watch- ing. The play approached three hours in length and wasn't paced well enough to make you unaware of the lime. Set changes should not have taken as much time as they did. Bye Bye Birdie, has a lot of really good lines and interest- ing characlers. hut in lo many cases the audience laughed al ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5lh SI. S. Phone 328-4095 the line rather than the way the characlers said them. Albert's mother, played by Lee Heinhardt, had the poten- tial of a strong dynamic and hilarious character, but mostly she came off as a lonely old lady who said some funny things. David and Laurie Mann as Mr. and Mrs. MacAfee were by far the most outstanding actors on Ihs slage. The gruff father and his fluttery wife were de- lightful to watch and demon- strated the talent and adapt- ability of ter learn. Mark Lilchfield as rock and roll singer Conrad Birdie was another brighl and lively addi- tion to the cast His performance especially shone in the musical numbers. In general, however, the cast as a whole lacked something. The youlhful drive and excite- ment that should have been there wasn't, there was a draggy feeling when Lhcro should have been a bounce and young brother-sis- Weekdays 9 lo FOR QUALITY AND REASONABLE PRICES CALL AT FRACHE'S GARDENTEREA 7th Ave. and 20th St. N. SHRUBS TREES PERENNIALS BEDDING PLANTS All shrubs and trees Pre Polled For Planting OPEN MONDAY, MAY 22 For Your Convenience brightness about the wholq thing. It may have been just be- cause it was a second-night per- formance or because the au- dience was small. Probably a lot had to do with the fact that it's the first production by tho school in three years and most of Ihe cast hasn't had any act- ing experience outside the school. A production a year would definitely improve the natural quality on stage and give the students a chance lo apply whal they had learned from a previous performance. The production crew had some well-qualified members as well. Jerry Pokarney led the LCI school band in a good, strong accompaniment to tho musical numbers, and liis wife Diane's choreography brought a bright young quality to the stage. A small dance scene by Lori Ully is worth mentioning. A young, talented dancer, her per- formance was bright and sim- ple and professionally done. Sets, designed by Art Pozzi and Jack Stead, provided a stark white background for the actors, and were just what was needed. I The production continues at the Yates Memorial Centre at tonight and Friday, with lickets available at the box of- 3S CHURCHES There are 38 churches serv- ing 21 religious denominations in Lelhbridge. CATCH ALL THE ACTION THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH THE ALL NEW KODAK POCKET INSTAMATIC 36 Model 20 Featuring Tho little camera with Iho big picluro Flash pictures without flash batteries Easy drop-in landing. NOW ONLY Wolch for more now models lo eomn "WIICRf SAIES ARE BACKED DY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 6H 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3555 operating WATERION PHARMACY LTD. in Wnlcrton Nrilional Park .75 Stop the simmer! LENNOX' enroll coding is just i phone call away and only Plus Ii'isi.iH.iiion Injuries: Btiili cnn- {tensing unit. 20 foot Una sol and evaporator coil. Enjoy it now! CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phono 323-3388 aler Time Air lost new route due to one-province plan By JOE MA Herald Staff Writer Milton Hitchcy, president of Thlinderbird Airways of Prince George. B.C. said today he is sorry thai Time Airways ol Lelhbridge lost its bid to serve Grande Prairie. "But there cannot be two win- ners." hs lold Th3 Ha-.vk1 in a telephone interview. "The Ca- nadian Transport Commission did not award the route to us for nothing." Mr. Ritchev said lor one later" when PWA has a better bargaining he said. Asked Time Airways has a chance in an appeal re versing Ihc CTC decision, Mr. Rilchcy said, "I don't think so Vi'rj have already got the li- cence." In Ottawa, Transport Minister Don Jamicson said Time Air- ways can appeal to the CTC or lo him if Time wants the deci- sion lo he reversed. Mr. Jamie son did not make a commit- ment, saying, "unless we re- ceive Ihc appeal, I am power- thing, his airline mode the an- i ]C5S (0 ac( plication to serve Grande Prai- 1 Timo Prcsiclellt rie first. Time made !i stllbb Ross CTC dccisioll its application only alter our and plan was known he said. mate an immrfiaic appea, to 'The most important dif- ference between our proposal and Time Airways' proposal was that we servo two prov- the minister. He said "Hie peo- ple of Grande Prairie are no! h a p p y with the decision anc lie inces, and Time Airways only he said. Thunderhird will fly lo more t cities from Grande Prairie, Mr. Ritcliey said. "Once our airline is in ojreration in Grande Prai- rie, people there can Iravel to Edmonton with stopovers in White Court and Hinlou, and travel to Prince George wilh stopovers in Dawson Creek and he said. Mr. Hitchey pointed out that while the cily of Grande Prai- rie supported Time's applica- tion. "they also supported our application." Asked when Thundrrbird will commence service lo Grande Prairie, Mr. Itilchey said, "We expect [o cominc-nce Ihti ser- vice in two weeks. "At first we will use a Cos sna 402, which carries cipV.t passengers in addition to Ihc crew, for one (light n day. IV jwnding on Hie dc-maml. wo wiu raise hcl] Mr. FLOSS was out ol town to- and unavailable for com- ment on Mr. Hitchey's side of gion, Ihc commcrcially-zoncJ near downtown has re- stricted two-hour parking be- tween a.m. and 5 p.m. daily except Sunday. Some residents claim to liavs won, in Ihi'ir fight lo get park- ing permits, the support of a few alderman. However none of the alder- men have to date made a stand nor in fact statement? supporting the residents. Many of those signing Ihe pe- tition were elderly people who cannot afford to both drive and pay parking tickets. The current regulations in front of their homes call for 52 penalties if liicir cars remain parked longer (nan two hours between a.m. und 5 p.m. Cabaret fines By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer Wednesday was a costly and busy day for six men charged with varying charges- resulting from a disturbance and alleged assault at the El Rancho Motor Hotel cabaret March 18. In a morning trial at Leth- bridge magistrate's court Mich- ael Lee Swallow, 25. Topeka, Kansas, Samuel Charles (Carl) Olsen, 26, Allen Louis Blomme, 25 and Donald Andrews, 21. all of Lethbridge, were found guilty of. causing a disturbance at the cabaret. Each man was fined as- sesscd no costs or given the al- lernalive of two months in jail in default of payment. In addition to the tines, Blomme and Olsen were cadi sentenced to 30 day jail terms for their part as ring-leaders in the incident. Andrews was sentenced to an additional 10 day jail term and the American, Swallow, receiv- ed no additional sentence when Judge L. W. Hudson indicated he would be deported at the end of a two month jail term he- cause he could not pay the fine. Immediately following their convictions the four men, plus Richard Burrows, pteviously acquitted on the causing a dis- turbance charge and Michael D. Waggoner, 29, Anchorage. Alaska, were taken to the court house for a continuation of a trial on joint charges of assault causing bodily harm lo Al Hober, manager of the cabaret. The assault charges also Sufficient off-street parking h not available for them. Almost all of the residents said Ihey feel Ihe petition will fall on deaf city hall ears and be tabled or filed and that noth- ing will happen. "We've been fighting for bel- ter parking regulations for us for years, but we've usually been told to politely go to hell by cily summed one res- ident Various police and judicial system members are sym- pathetic with the problem en- countered. Provincial Judge L. Hud- son recently commented in court that he "understands" and is "sympathetic" towards the problem, and suggested that arrangements be made with the police and city hall contact, ed. The police say they have no power to change the bylaws bet by the city. Teacher qualifications rules may be relaxed by govt. stemmed from Ihc March in in- cident al Ihe El Rancho Motor Hotel. The second [rial of the day was adjourned until May 24 at 9 a.m. in Lelhhridge magis- trate's cnurl when Ilic defence was unable lo complete its pre- sentation following the testi- mony of Olsen, one of the ac- cused, and a witness in his be- half. Boh Bahki, defense counsel for four of Ihe accused, request- ed Ihe adjournment to allow time for records from the first trial lo be completed so he might use (hem in the second Irir.l. Murray Sihvon, agent for tho allorney-gencral in Lelhbridge, concurred wilh the request Healy sentenced to life Rodney Garfield J o s eph Healy, 27, of the Blood Indian reserve, was sentenced to life imprisonment Tuesday at the Fort Macleod sitting of the Al- berta Supreme Court when he was found guilty of non-capital murder. The charge stemmed from the Oct. 23. 1071 shooting death of Gordon Heavy Shields, 29, also of the reserve. Healy was sentenced at the end of the day-long trial by Chief Justice J. H. V. Milvaine. man's body iii river near 'Hat Hy C.REG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer EDMONTON The govern- ment is prepared lo consider relaxing Ihc qualifications for teachers in special schools, luiucalioii Minister Lou Hynd- maii said Wednesday in the leg- i.slalure The Dorothy Gooder School for retarded slvidcuts at, IjCth- hriclge and others like il, have demic knowledge of educa- tion." The Lelhbridge MLA asked il the minister would intervene to stop a school board refusing lo hire special school teachers un- less they had a ccrtifieale. Mr. Hyndman said "lhat is the kind of question where one would have to know the specific instance bill I'd be more than happy to took at a request The body of a man recovered from the Soulii Saskatchewan River, near Medicine Hat noon Wednesday lias been positively identified as Peler Venhuis, 325 12lh St. B N., by his son. Mr. Venliuis was tentatively identified last month as the inn who had cither jumped or fallen into the Oldman River from a cat-wall; at the base of the liiph level bridge April 27. The body was first spotted floating in the river near Ihe CPR bridge in Medicine Hat by a passing motorist. It was re- covered by the fire department rescue boat and Medicine Hat Cily police by a park in the city. When first discovered the body was believed lo be that of a lii-year-old boy missing since Monday from Medicine Hat and believed lo have been drowned. The Venhuis car was dis- covered abandoned the afler-1 noon of Ihc same day near Ihe high level bridge. A search ol the river bank- near the bridge resulted in the discovery of a hat. identified liv Mrs. Venhuis, ns one worn by her husband. Unsuccessful dragging opera- tions for the body were called off in the evening of the same day and were not continued. Spot checks of the river In the cily limits were carried out by city police for about a week. Medicine Hat is about 160 river miles from Lethbridge. htvn taktT. over by the govern- j mi-ill because of lack of money may use a larger nii-craft and an (1 lnt-l schC'Jl hoards ir- mcreasc lo two (lights a day.'' slrncled lo upgrade Ihe qualifi- Mr. Rilchcy said IT Air "did cation of staff in them, said not oppose our applicalion Griiemvald (SC Lelh- strongly as they opposed Time! hridae Airways because Time Airways Mr. Grucmvahl asked Ihe picked" up all of I heir passc'n- ciluration minister if Ihe new t-'nuiient will require all Irai'hcrs at special schools lo leaching certificates. My Ilyndman replied "no, ncl necessarily. are looking ir.lo whether (bore is a suffi- cionl degree of flexibility in Ilio I of lhat kind." He said PWA also ir.tcneni'd but due lo the fact that PWA has license lo only Prince George and Dawson Cnvl; "Ihey arc not (no inlrrcstcd in coming in at lliis "They (PWA) may come in regulations regarding ccrtifica- lion, especially in areas of spe- j cial education where one might j well IK> able to argue that a of empathy and sym- pathy towards Ihc person who is tiughl. and helped is perhaps ns important, or more impor- lanl I I) a n any cerebral acn- SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, fortified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAE Lower Love! MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONF TORO ROTO TILLERS Heavy cast iron chaiiit Tiller fines guaranteed for life. Full one year warranty Horizontal ihaft 4 cycle engine. .95 3 H.P. Special 4 H.P. Special i 199 Cnll Hardware 327-5767 -ffcafbr DOWNTOWN Do you have merchandise )o consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 NEW YORK 604A 3rd Ave. 5. 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