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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jerry Jjland s A. E. CROS< "THE BEST MAN FOR YOUR WEDDING" PHONE 327-2673 The Lethbrtdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, May 22, 1970 PAGES 11 TO 24 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE Meeting 'Resolves City Manager Strike Situation Static By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer A meeting between the Cana- dian Union of Public Em- ployees, Local 70 and the city Thursday resolved nothing, ac- cording to City Manager Tom Ferguson, but "some progress was made in a meeting of minds." The negotiation committees for both the union and the city were to meet again this after- noon for further talks. Norm Simons, public rela- tions officer for Local 70 said Student Exchange Planned The Canadian Army, Navy and Airfor'ce Veterans Club has completed details for a na- tional youth and citizenship ex- change to Holland, July 12-28. Two youths will be chosen, from the Lethbridge division, between the ages of 18-21, and preferably the son or daughter of a veteran. They will be chosen on the basis of person- ality aaid character traits. A total 20 youths from across Canada will be going on the trip, after which an exchange with the Dutch, students coming to Canada will begin July 29. Applications may be forward- ed to I. K. McNealy, president of the Lethbridge unit of the Army, Navy and Airforce Club. Application deadline is June 1. WESTMINSTER DRUGS Westminster Shopping Centre 13th St. N. Phone 328-7833 New Phone "Number" for Doctors and Prescriptions only 327-6969. FOR FREE DELIVERY Prescription Service Exclusive North Lethbridge Revlon Dealer HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday Saturday 9, a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday and Holidays strike settlement is hinging on three major issues in tJc con- tract dispute: sickness and ac- cident benefits, annual vaca- tions, and wages. Flash Fire Sends Four To Hospital A "relatively small flash fire" at the Shell Waterton Plant Wednesday hospitalized four men in Pincher Creek hos- pital with first and second de- gree burns. In hospital are Rodney Caripbell, 21, Barry Carney, 24, Jack Piechie, 22, and John 24, all of Pincher Creek. One other man was treat- ed at the plant but did not need hospitalization. St. VinccEt hospital officials said the four men will remain in hospital for a few days for observation and that their con- dition was good. The fire broke out in an area of the plant not in operation due to plant maintenance re- pair work. Bill Speerstra, public, rela- tions' officer for Shell Oil, said the fire didn't affect the plant operation, with all processes continuing in operation. He said the fire, which was contained to the one area, would be investigated by the company. Inquest Ordered Coroner Dr. Norman Baster of Lethbridge has ordered an inquest into the deaths of two people, killed in a two-car head on collision early Thursday morning just south of Coalhurst on Highway No. 3. Dead are-Mrs. Florence Fir- by, 67, of .Winnipeg and William David Humphrey, 50, of Noble- ford. A date for the inquest has not been set. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 SAVE TO 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT IIMUTE JUFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South Swing Into Spring and Summer with SUMMER SANDALS from CAMM'S See our wide and varied selec- tion of flat and chunky heels in narrow and medium widths. Co ors: Dark Tan, Taupe, White, and Bone, PRICED FROM (0 Get Truft Comfort JOYCE SHOES "Gappy" as illustrated in Navy, Cream, Tan and White. Joyce Shoes priced from DRESSY WHITE FRENCH CALF PUMPS by "SLATER" With medium dressy heel. Sizes 7-9'A in AAAA width. Sizes 7-10 in AAA width. Sizes 7-11 in AA width. Sizes 5-10 in B Width. Open Fridays 'til 9 p.m. 403 Stlv Street S. Weekend SPECIAL! "CHEROKEE CHIEF" FRINGE MOCS With reinforced sole, In natural Tan. Regular CC J.OO. SPECIAL..... HOBO BAGS Are the "In" Thing with the Teen and Campus crowd. Colors: White, Beige, Navy and Red, CAMM'S SHOES CUPE is asking for the same sickness and accident benefits as enjoyed by non union city employees. This includes full pay for one year when sick and then a sal- ary continuance plan to age 65 which pays 65 per cent of salary. There is no insurance policy or money returned to the city. The union employees now get 13 weeks at 85 per cent of pay but .must pay to the city per week which- is received from an insurance policy. The work- ers now pay a premium of per month. After 13 weeks, the employee gets only per week, ceived from the insurance pol- icy. The city proposed plan would give employees 85 per cent of gross pay for' 26 weeks, wiih the workers returning per week to the eity from the in- surance plan. For the increase in payment of the insurance policy, the employee, will have to pay per month more. The city will pay the other necessary for coverage. After 26 weeks, the employee receives only per week from the insurance policy. The rest of the sickness and accident fringe benefits pro- posed by the city for Local 70 are the same as non-union staff. They include a shared medi- cal plan, double annual group insurance, and a shared pay- ment to Canada Pension Plan and the local authorities pen- sion plan. The union is asking for three weeks annual vacation for members after the first calen- dar year of employment and four weeks after the fifth year of employment. The city has proposed two weeks vacation after the first year, three weeks after the fifth year and four weeks after the 15th year employment. The present system of an- nual vacations for union, mem- bers gives workers two weeks after the second calendar year of employment, three weeks in the sixth year, and four weeks to the 16th. year of employ- ment. Wages, which union officials have stated as being less im- portant than adequate fringe benefits in this dispute, would be-increased on a seven-seven- sdx per cent basis by the city proposal. This would amount to RELIEVES GAS PAINS 1970 VOLKSWAGENS PRICED FROM '1949 55.00 f" Month 1964 DELUXE VW New paint, A-l. 1966 FORD FAIRIANE STN. WAGON Extra clean. ILL Reduced to I -JOO Vi TON CAMPERS Hardtop Tent Trailers RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. Corner 3rd Ave. and 16th SI. S. Pheiw 328-4539 Car Lot 328-4356 an increase from per hour to (seven per cert) retro- active to Jan. 1, (seven per cent) effective Sept. 1, and (six per cent) effective May 1, 1971. The union has proposed two plans, one calling for a 12 cents per hour increase and in- creases on a six-six-six per cent basis or on a seven-seven-six per cent basis. This would amount to retroactive to Jan. 1, Sept. 1 and May 1, 1971 or and New Bridge Likely Open October 30 Construction is expected to be completed Oct. 30 of this year, on a bridge ad- joining Highways 2 and 3 one mile west of P'ort Macleod. The new structure will re- place the 33-year-oJd bridge now in use at the site, de- scribed by highways officials as too narrow and generally not suitable for modern traffic. The new bridge will be 440 feet long and 4l feet wide. Plans for a clover leaf in- terchange system on Highways 2 and 3 is being considered, but the decision will depend on the completed plans for the pro- posed Fort Macleod bypass, according to department of highways officials in Edmon- ton. Horse Sale Under Way Perlich Brothers Ltd. annual spring horse sale will continue today and Saturday, at the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion. About 500 animals are on of- fer at the sale, including reg- istered, grade, performance, breeding, pleasure and ranch stock. The sale started today with grade horses at 1 p.m. Regis- tered animals will be sold this evening. Sale time Saturday is at 10 a.m. Chamber Trip Set For B.C. Members of the urban affairs committee of the Letbbridge Chamber of Commerce will travel to British Columbia Sept. l6. The trip, by CP Rail dayliner, will take the group to Cran- broofc for a tour of local indus- tries and to Fernie for an in- spection of the Kaiser Re- sources operation. Also on the itinerary is a din- ner with line Pincher Creek Chamber of Commerce. CHEQUE PRESENTED Lethbridge Mayor Andy And- erson cheerfully waves an cheque aloft, presented to the city for renovations to the Civic Sports Centre by MLA John Landeryou. The city will add about to the provincial government's contribution to complete the repair job in the building. Also present at the ceremony, held in front of the sports centre, were Max Gibb, left. Alberta department of youth recreation con- sultant for southern Alberta, and Pat Webb, right, chair man of the city parks and recreation committee. Work is already underway on the project. Mr. Landeryou said he expects more communities to begin recreation projects now that they know the grants, allotted to cities on a per capita basis, are available. Nanton, Taber, Raymond and the Blood Reserve have taken advntge of the assist- ance grants to build recreation facilities. LMH Has Okay To Requisition Deficit James Henderson, provincial minister of health, has an- proved the Lethbridge Munici- pal Hospital's request to requi- sition the contributing munici- palities in this area- for the Youth Jailed For Theft A 17 year old Lethbridge youth, Larry James Guenther, was sentenced to 30 days in jail when he oleaded guilty in mag- istrate's 'court in Lethbridge Thursday to a charge of steal- ing tires valued at over from his employer. Guenther was on probation at the time of his arrest for pre- viously being convicted of at- tempted break and enter. Bowden Term A 17 year old Coaldale youth, Percy Dreaver, was sen- tenced to nine months in the Bowden Institute, when found guilty to five charges of break- ing and entering, one charge of auto theft and one charge of possession of stolen property. COME AND SEE US FOR A GOOD SELECTION OF NEW AND USED OFFICE MODELS ANDNELKTRIC TYPEWRITERS OUR 149.50 APOLLO ELECTRIC PORTABLE (Hat Arrived) CHINOOK OFFICE MACHINES Royal Typewriter Odhner Adding Machine Sales and Service 620 13th St. N. Phone 328-6868 hospital's entire 1969 deficit of The City of Leffibridge will be requisitioned and the County of Lethbridge, The Municipal Districts of Cardston, Taber and Willow Creek, the comities of Vulcan and Warner', the town of Coal- dale and the vifiages of Barons and Nobleford will share the remainder of the deficit. The LMH had asked the pro- vincial department of health if it would make up the deficit but with the minister's ap- proval of requisition, it won't be covering any of the umap- proved costs for 1969. For the first four months of 1970, the LMH has a surplus of but this will decrease as Fellowship To City Man Max B. Bin-bank of Leth- bridge, attending Simon Fraser University at Burnaby, has been awarded a research fellowship from the Interna ttonal Nickel Co. of Canada. Mr. Bin-bank's award is t renewed fellowship one o; six awarded this year by the company, which also awardec eight new fellowships this year. Each is valued at ;ilFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M, {LACK DENTAL LAB MIDICAl DENTAL BIDO. Open Saturdays Evtnings by Appointment PHONE 327.2822 LETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE PHONE 328-4333 SATURDAY A DELIGHTFUL EXPERIENCE IN GOURMET DINING WITH DINNER DANCING TO THE MUSIC OF THE CHARADES COMMENCING P.M. NO COVER CHARGE! Visit the COLONEL! Everyone enjoyt indoors, picnict, family gathering! in fact, otcosion. THRIFT BOX Contain! 9 POTATO SALAD COLE SLAW FAMILY BUCKET HPi.t.iChitk.n, gravy, 6 rolls, s r v s to tO OC ptopit PARTY BARREL 20 Chickin, gravy, 7 to 10 or MACARONI SALAD BREAD and PASTRIES rictesen s PHARMACY FACTS From 0. C. STUBBS When it comes to the number of products which must be kept on hand, no other store in the world stocks as many separate products as your average phar- macy or drug store. And, while 'you undoubtedly feel you are see- ing most of our stocks when you .walk in our door, the actual fact is _________ that most of it is hidden from your jight! In fact, what you are able to see here could easily be likened to the small part of an iceberg seen in the ocean, because, like the iceberg, only a small part of what we carry is visible to you. We have to store literally thousands of other items on shelves and in refrigerators and cabinets which, from where you stand, are rarely, if ever, seen by you. Each product has to be kept fresh and pure, correctly- labelled and weighed exactly for your constant protection. Friendly, appreciative serv- ice? You can always be sure of it here at your friendly phar- macy (Slubbs, of We're always glad to see and be of service to you here at 1506 9th Avenue South. payments are made to the em- ployees of the Canadian Union of Public Employees and the Staff Nurses' Association whose increase in salaries commenced May 1, 1970. The cost of the salary In- creases will be approximately per month. CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS! DOES YOUR BASEMENT, DUGOUT OR CISTERN IEAK? These problems can be salved without digging or mess OUR EQUIPMENT Will BE WORKINS IN THE LETHBRIDGE AREA FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. For free nnolyjis and estimates Phone MR. TOM EWING 327-8417 r r UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE 1970 SUMMER SESSION THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGI IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SUMMER SESSION COURSES. THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING SUMMER SESSION REGISTRATIONS IS JUNE 12. Several courses aie filled to capacity, the en- rolment limits in others will soon be reached. Stu- dents are advised to send in their application and registration form as soon as possible. Alternate course choices could also be listed separately. THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE Will BE OPEN FROM to p.m. (NOON HOUR INCLUSIVE) CLOSED COURSES COURSE NAME AND NUMBER Art 2500 Art 2600 Art 3600 English 2750 Lecture English Sociology 2030 Sociology 2040 Sociology 3100 Anthropology 2010 A new section of English 2750 Is available at to a.m. in Mmetttr 'B'. This section it classi- fied os C. English 3100 In A ;