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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IS - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD - Friday, May 38, 1971 Drop off points set for MAYDAY Saturday is another pickup day for MAYDAY acitivities, and also marks installation of permanent receptacles at 10 drop-off points for a variety of recyclable materials. Six students forming the Environmental Crusade, under a federal government Opportunities for Youth grant will pick up all newspapers, preferably tied up; catalogues and magazines; cardboard; any glass; plastic gallon jugs and other materials. Their 10 depots will be at Winston Churchill High School, Wilson Junior High School, Westminster Elementary School, Hamilton Junior High School, Agnes Davidson, Fleet' wood - Bawden Elementary School, Lakeview Elementary School and Gilbert Paterson Tim McCoy west show here June 3 Elementary  Junior High School. Depots will also be set up at Dave Elton Park and at Hen-derson Lake ball park. The students have built containers for each depot, which will be painted a bright red color. Large boxes are for paper and cardboard materials, and for the plastic jugs. Large metal barrels are for glass products, which the students prefer in unbroken condition, although broken glass will be accepted. They will also accept old books and old magazines in reasonable shape, which another group of students plans to use in setting up a summer used book shop. They ask that no letters or similar small pieces of paper, and no facial tissues be taken to the depots, as they are not equipped to bail these for shipment* to the firm which recycles their paper. The depots will be established on the school grounds and parks for the remainder of the summer, and emptied regularly. The student group says city residents are welcome to drop their recyclables off at any time at any one of the depots from now on. They have also established a warehouse in the old city electrical stores building, and will sort the paper and glass materials at the warehouse before shipment. Ico Industries in Calgary accepts the paper products for recycling into a variety of soft-board and liner manufactures; the glass is sent to Dominion Glass at Redcliff, AKa.; and the gallon plastic jugs are taken to Silver Star Industries, in Lethbridge. The students say they cannot take metal cans or other metal products, as there is no one within economical shipping range of Lethbridge who will take them for recylcing. Metal beer cans, however, can be taken to the Alberta Brewers at 135 13th St. N where a deposit is given on each can returned. Unfortunately the cans are taken from there to the dump. Compensation rules bent is claim of union leader By MYRON JOHNSON Staff Writer MEDICINE HAT - A charge that the city of Calgary employs injured civic workmen for light duty instead of placing them on compesnation was made Thursday by a vice-president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Alberta division. Bob Brown of Calgary speaking on a resolution at the provincial CUPE annual convention here said city employees with broken arms, sore backs and other injuries who should be on workmen* compensation are often kept on the job doing simple tasks so the city will receive a compensation rebate. City bus time cutback on June 7 Colonel Tim McCoy and his Wild West Show will appear in the Exhibition Pavilion Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The performance is being sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Green Acres. Col. McCoy Starred in many western movies and has put together an evening of family entertainment. Tickets, at $2 for adults and $1 for children, may be purchased at the door. Advance sales are at Musicland, Green's Shoe Store and Eaton's men's wear department. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldq. 328-4095 Parks' security increased With the seasonal increase in use of parks, the city is again supplementing parks' security measures, with more patrols. Prime problems in recen years have been dogs running loose, horses being ridden and motorcycles being driven in the parks. Owners of these are urged to co-operate with other park users by keeping dogs on a leash. Horses and motorcycles are not allowed in the Citizens are asked to keep I parks clean and neat and safe by putting garbage in the con-1 tainers provided. FOUND SALES EVERYDAY at STERN'S CUT RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd STREET S. PHONE 327-3024 CADETS INSPECTED - The boots and brass were polished to a brilliant shins and the cadets stood stiffly at attention T hursday at the Kenyan Field Armories as the Navy League Cadet Corps No. 50 went th rough its annual inspection. In the inspecting party are, left to right, Sub-Lt. David Metz of Lethbridge, divisional officer; Lt.-Cmdr. V. K. Lees of Lethbridge, commanding offi cer of the NLCC No. 50; and Lt.-Cmdr. A. T. Love. Cmdr., RCN (Ret) of Calgary. Am und Jonassen of Calgary, president of the Navy League of Canada, Southern Alberta Division and John Rhodes, president of the Lethbridge branch are hidden from view. City cadets receive awards Presentation of awards was part of the annual inspection of the Navy League Cadet Corps No. 50 at the Kenyon Field Armories Thursday. The award for the best all-round oadet in the corps went to Regulating Petty Officer Cadet Ronald Giessmann. Leading Cadet Sean Thompson took the award for the most improved cadet. Awards for receiving the highest marks in examinations went to Petty Officer 2nd Class Cadet Jim Manning, Leading Cadet Sean Thompson and Able Cadet Timothy Driscoll. A special gift was also given Sub-Lt. David Metz in appreciation of his work with the corps and the Navy League of Canada. The presentation was made by Lieut. E. Bruce Field If you depend on the city's transit system for transportation, make sure you are safely home by 10 p.m. after June 6. On June 7 the.transit department will implement a city council - authorized cutback that will eliminate the final two hours from all bus runs. Buses on routes 2, 4 and 5 will leave the downtown area at 9:30 p.m. The No. 1 bus will start its final run at 9:20; No. 3 will leave at 9 p.m. Service on Sundays and holidays will be from 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At present buses are available between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. The cutback will save money for the department. Oli Erdos, utilities director, said it could mean between $20,000 and ! 000 in savings over the course of a year. Approximately half that amount will be realized in the remaining seven months of 1971. Mr. Erdos. said the revised hours will not mean lay-offs in the department - all that will happen is that extra staff that would ordinarily have been hired to take care of service to the west side and other new services will not have to be taken on. Another advantage, he said, was that driver scheduling will be much simpler with the buses operating for only 16 hours a day. This fits neatly into two eight - hour shifts and eliminates an odd two - hour shift that Boles trophy won by grade six'er Dawn Davies, Grade 6 pupil | Mrs. Margaret Albitson, lang-1 principal of Fleetwood - Bawden at Westminster School, received the Edith Boles Scholarship trophy presented by the IODE in a city-wide speech contest for Grade 6 pupils. Mrs. Jeanette Court presented the scholarship which is named after Miss Boles who was one of the earliest teachers in Lethbridge and taught at Central Elementary School. The contest was sponsored by the Dr. Mew-burn Chapter of the IODE. Runner-up was Anna Cohen of Fleetwood-Bawden School and third place was won by Doran Anderson of Lakeview School. uage arts superviser for the city Elementary School were the co-schools and Yloyd Flaig, vice- ordinators, Film on pollution A free film showing on pollution will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Yates Memorial Centre. One film deals with exhaust pollution from motor vehicles. The other is concerned with coming trends in transit systems. The film showing has been arranged by Oli Erdos, city uti lities director. The public is invited to attend. SALARIES Salaries for city employees in Lethbridge in 1970 amounted to $4.1 million - 54 per cent of the total budget of $7, million. formerly caused problems. The revised hours were given the okay by city council during debate on the 1971 operating budget. A similar decision was made last year and the 1970 budget for the department was prepared on that ba-'s. The department deficit was estimated at $43,300 for last year, but when council rescind ed its decision and restored the after-10 service the deficit soared to $95,600. This year's deficit is estimated at $107,800. Revenue is listed at an estimated $314,000; expenditures at $421,900. The department took periodic checks on the after  10 service last year. One report shows buses averaging about 0.8 passengers per bus mile. Expenses for each route came to between $45 and $50 with revenue averaging around $7. Gooder students to games AID closing AID, the city's Advice, Information and Direction Centre, will close its doors Monday after almost two years of operation on a volunteer basis. The move is the result of a lack of finances and follows city council rejection of a request from the organization for support through preventive social services. The information has published its 1971-1972 directory of community services, which is available to anyone for $1 simply by writing to 726 24th St. N. The directory contains a complete listing of agencies and services for local residents at the municipal, provincial and federal level. Money received from the sale of the directory will be set aside until . such time as a volunteer ser-| vice bureau can be organized. Thirteen students from the Dorothy Gooder School and three students from special education classes in Lethbridge will participate in the Alberta Special Games, to be held at the University of Alberta this weekend. Swimming, bowling and floor hockey are the main events. The students will be accom panied by George Mol, head coach, and by Mrs. Sheila Gour-lay, from the Dorothy Gooder School. Mrs. Peggy Stanton and Miss Laura Lee will assist, along with parents of the entrants. Chairman of this year's Special Games is Dr. M. L. Van Vliet, chairman of the U of , physical education department, If an injured man seems to recover but later suffers a relapse Mr. Brown said, it Is difficult to prove he was injured on the job because there is no compensation record and ho often cannot collect compensation. Another delegate added this practice is carried on by every city in Canada. The convention passed a resolution that a letter of protest be sent to the workmens com* pensation board asking it to investigate management malpractice in this regard. Despite some opposition the convention also passed a resolution that would seek the appointment of a labor represe-sentative to the proposed Provincial Insurance Board. One delegate opposed the resolution stating it would give tacit approval to the private en-terpise scheme.The board is to be established by the provincial government to oversee the recently enacted compulsory no fault car insurance plan which will be run at private insurance companies. The convention also passed a resolution favoring compulsory car insurance run by the provincial government. Other resolutions approved Thursday: - call on the federal government to lift the six per cent wage guide line in regard to labor. - seek provincial legislation to force stores other than food and drug stores to close on statutory holidays.  demand that all strip mining proposed for provincial recreation areas be refused. - call for repeal of sections 99 and 100 of the Alberta Labor Act. Section 99 places some restrictions on public employees right to strike and section 100 establishes a public emergency tribunal which CUPE terms.a compulsory labor court. About 175 delegates representing 14,000 municipal, school board and other public employees from across the province are attending the three day convention here. 1,000 expected for AlC meeting A.I.D. (ADVICE, DIRECTION AND INFORMATION) CENTRE wishes to announce THE CLOSURE OF ITS OFFICE At 1011 4th Ave. S. AS OF MAY 31, 1971 This move has been made necessary due to a lack of available financial assistance through the Preventive Social Service. The board of A.I.D. wishes to thank the public at large, the agencies who have supported this pro|ect since July, 1969 and above all, those Individuals who have volunteered to assist the needy. The 1971-72 Directory of Community Services published by A.I.D. is now available to agencies and Individuals. The Directory contains a complete listing of agencies and servicei for city residents at the municipal, provincial and federal level. Cost Is $1.00. To have a copy mailed write Directory of Community Services, 726 24th St. N. The Board of A.I.D. wishes to publicly thank all church groups, and individuals who have assisted with financial contributions and Mrs. May Thurston who has unselfishly and conscientiously given of her time without remuneration since July, 1969. All monies received by sale of the directory Is to be set aside until such time as a Volunteer Service Buerou can be funded in the City of lethbridge. The 51st annual convention of the Agricultural Institute of .Canada, slated for Lethbridge July 4-8, seems on the way to becoming the largest convention in the Institute's history. Jack McCracken, registration chairman, said close to 600 persons have already pre-reg-istered, with the deadline still two weeks away. Total attendance of delegates and members of their families is expected to reach 1,000. More than 200 scientific and technical papers will be presented at the meetings of the Institute and at concurrent meetings of the scientific societies affiliated with AlC. The majority of the papers will, be related to the convention theme. Water and Tomorrow's Agriculture. Lethbridge scientists will be contributing 15 papers. Mike Hanna, publicity chairman, said accommodation for those attending the convention is the largest problem facing the convention committee. It is hoped sufficient private lodging can be found to supplement the motel and hotel facilities in the city and the surrounding area. SAVE % 60% ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE:  A $9.95 MUmffi FOR MOST CARS  FREE INSTALLATION  10 MINUTE INSTALLATION  LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS  FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT Ll/' |INUTB IUFFLER i INSTALLATIONS 6th Avenue South Phone 328-8134 AIC is the professional or-  ganization for the 5,500 agrol-ogists who are active in all phases of the agricultural and food industry. Any person having accommodation available (or the duration of the convention is requested to phone 328-4471, locals 433 or 436. WE'RE OPEN TAKE OUT DINE IN or order V mV^f* J Phone ahead VW J 327-1912 NEXT TO ZELLER'S ON MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE the best of both! Your Authorized Lethbridge Dealer. YAMAHA CYCLE SALES & SERVICE LTD. 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