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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY 'Interviewed by Council TOWN PLANNER WILL STUDY PROBLEM HERE THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE SEVEN Unanimously agreeing on the de- ftiraoility of having a plan to act as guide in the future growth of Lethbridge. the citv council Wednes- day evening requested C. S. Bur- gess of Edmonton, former professor of architecture at the University of Alberta, "to make a considered recommendation as to %hat course should be pursued, what plans he consider and what Heavy Rains In CIVIC UTILITIES SHOW -IT in in fm consideration to off-ths-street park- ing by reserving special parking areas, parking becoming an increas- ing problem in most dues. In outlining the values, of town planning commissions appointed by the council, he explained that with, such a. commission a broader cress- section of needs can be secured, re- sponsibility can be spread, the com- __________________and what mission crystallizes ideas for the the cost of his services would safeguards city in connection therewith." -meats against the great danger of The resolution eaVoodviag these !doiES things piecemeal and checJs "T sporadic, undesired development. Council should be represented ea the commission, members of which' would be appointed for three years and ap eQual number retiring each j year. Heads of various city depart- ments should sit in on meetings Southeast Area points was presented by Aid. J. A. Jardme after council had heard Mr. Burgess discuss various aspects of town planning. He casne here at meeting was called to hear Much of his discussion was drawn from his experiences as a member cf the Edmonton town planning commission since its inception in 1929 from town planning pro- gress in other cities. Before town planning can be at- tempted, he stressed, an accurate survey must be made to ascertain j vihaL the citv has in the way of j city-owned land, schools, parks." streets, transportation facilities, etc.. as well as to determine exactly where the city's population resides. Each of these has an important bearing on plans for the future. Alms Are Listed Mr. Burgess listed among the aims of town planning: Giving citizens enough room and providing for their health, convenience, happi- ness and general welfare. It is im- perative to have public buildings JR. convenient locations and they should have some beauty. One of the desirable features, he explained, was the establishment of community centres and local shop- ping centres, consisting of no less than half a dozen shops and giving residents of various areas needed service without any resident having to walk more than half a mile. Among the shops could Be a erocery store, drug store and local post office, beauty parlor and other such establishments. Mr. Burgess urged council to give Clearing skies Thursday morning followed a 50-hour rain which brought, relief to crops over prac- tically the whole of Southern. Al- berta on Tuesday and Wednesday in the first general rainstorm of the 1946 growing season- Best news ol overnight rams PROFITS, SAYS REPORT Surplus of waterworks, electric light and transportation system are continu- ing to exceed those of last vear. City Manager J. T. Watson told the Herald today IQ releasing a report on the utilities for the firs: four months of 1946. Profits shovia in the books, how- ____ _ ever are lower thss year, amounting from the eastern area of the j to a net of 952.652.77 for the firss which had received but liule j four months ol 1916. compared with in the corresponding pe- riod last year. A total of used for capital espenditares in the waterworks department, however, was charged against thai utility. Bow also inch of rain on Wednesday. Island. got, an of ihe necessary liaison. tae this year and last year- Part the wide difference is ex- plained by the fact. that, unlike this vear, "1945 figures for the tram line included profits ol buses oper- ating to .North Lethbridge. _____ __________ ________________ Buses operated at a profit of Precipitation at, JJethbridge giving it deficit JSl last month, compared with .73 Wednesday and up to 5 for this year. i a loss of 5220.74 in the previous morning whea the ram j This expenditure, consisting of an April. The showing for the foiar- brought the total j additional S24.423 for the filter 1 monib. period was a surplus of of the storm uo to Wednesday after- noon. Heavy rains fell at. Hat, Winnifred and The Retlaw country department amounted to this year and tll.343.9S last year. Profits for the four-month period amounted to thiy year and (S5.637.10 last year. Operation of street cars showed an April surplus of S525.12 this year, compared with t2.217.5S last Jap Carpenter To Be Employed Here Fears over the possibility of Urge Packing Plant Here PROCESS AT SOURCE IS RANNDELL ADVICE Shareholders la the Letbbridge Cc-operauve Packers irbo Alb SUtes departraens of an year, while the profits four-month period were for the D.C. Ee it rated as authority oa co- developaieat, on in Letbbridge were expressed council chambers Wednesday eve- ning before aldermen agreed unani- mously to permit a certain evacuee to work here as a carpenter. The discussion arose alter per- bad been requested to allow O. church hall employed by the Bird Company at Raymond, to for j ilr. Haaadell is la charge cf the u. i livestock and wool section, cf the Credit to carry out the processttg as near as possible me source of the meat. This decentraiizaisea method provides japre jobs as the siraUer country peiais, lie said. He tola of tile research seeded to i lor storm to 1.49 inches at j plant extension and S1Q.263 for new j tills year a deficit of MV Kenvoa Field observatory, trith the i water mains, was financed from Mr. Burgess left this. Thursday. renortinc a I current revenue, morning for Mecicme Hat. where he will give some study to town plan- ning of that community. Delegates To Local Meeting R. H. Settle, vice-president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Charles H. Grant were named to represent the Edmonton chamber at the third annual International board of trade goodwill meeting in Lethbridge June 14-15. Grant McConachie. formerly of Edmonton, now in Montreal, was asked to represent; Edmonton at an air conference called by the aviation section of the Montreal board of trade, June 6, 7 and 8. Elton Is Again Chest President At an organization meeting of tbe Lethbridge Community Chest executive held ic the council cham- bers Tuesdav night. H. Elton. K.C., was re-elected president. It was announced -.ha-, the chess is now 011 a peacetime basis by virtue of having received its discharge un- der the "War Charities Act from the Department of War Services at Ot- tawa. The chest will continue to perform certain wartime functions in connection with the prisoner of war camp. Honorary vice-presidents re-elect- ed were: Senator W. A. Buchanan. Judge J. A. Jackson and Mrs. M. D. Stafford, whose group tras joined bv the two retiring vice-presidents B. Davidson. K.C.. and E. C. H. Davis. Frank Calder was Earned first lice-president and R. J. son. second vice-president. Secre- taries Timited was reappointed sec- retary-treasurer. Mayor A. "W. Shackleford will continue as cam- paign chairman and A. G. Baalim as head of the budget committee. A financial statement for the four months to the end of April was re- viewed and indicated that collec- tions were being maintained at a high leveL Business of choosing personnel of the budget and cam- paign committees was deferred to z. later meeting. Frank Calder was Experimental Farm reporting a j current revenue, storm total of inches. Total 1 As a result cf the financing from for May to date at now current revenue, the waterworks stands "at 133 inches, which is .33 department showed a defxst of iach less than the 42-year aver- j 89057 last nsonih. increasing the de- age of 2J31 inches for the of I licit for the firs; four months last. year. April relief costs to 1370.43 this year and S1.00053 last May. RAIN' READINGS Storm readings gathered by Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. 414 13th St. S. Phone 2205. Phone 3445 the Herald include: Foremost. .36 and" for the storm: Lucky Strike, .44; Retlaw. cne inch; Cowlev, 1-3 indies; Carmangay, 1.02; Medicine Hat, .7: Magrath, i.58; Kimball. .74; Coaldale. 1.12; Southeast bridge, 159; Bow Island. .72; Win- nifred. 1.18; Milk River, .72: Pmcher Creek, three inches for Mav to date; Naaton. 1.6 inches. Though rains south arid ease have not been so heavy as those from the jear to Last vear the department had a net surplus cf 5847.66 for April and for the first four months. Greater Profit April profits of the electric light Lethbridge and west, the general opinion is that the dry spell has been, broken and thai normal rain- fall may be expected from now on. As a result considerable seeding of coarse grains and greenfeed. and some re-seeding of blown-out wheat fields will be undertaken. C.P.R- REPORT Rains fell for a number of hours over the Coutts. Manybernes and Taber areas during the night, ac- district by the recent high winds and dust sierras. Oats and barley are all seeded and flax 5O5J seed- ed. Macleod registered 134 inches of rain up to Wednesdav morning at 6 a.m. with 36 for the month prior made chairman committee. of the advisory Insure your goods when in STORAGE Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate Loans It's better and CHEAPER to prevent trouble than to correct it. Preventive Maintenance Will Keep Your Car Fit It's costly to wait till you innsl have your car repaired. It's far better to give it regular attention to keep it in good running condition. Specialists in Preventive Maintenance Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile Ltd. _ CARS CHEVROLET AND MAPLE LEAF TRUCKS Sales and Service Two Locations: 7th Street South Despite Protest, City Lots Sold Despite the repeated warnings of Aid. J. A. Jardme that the city might require three lots on the southwest corner of 12th Street and First Avenue South to facilitate traffic in years to come, council 'Wednesday evening gave third and final reading to a bylaw authorizing the sale of the property to Domin- ion Emit, Ltd. The purchasers wish to erect s. warehouse building on the site. During the discussion. C. S. Bur- gess or Edmonton, town planning authoritv. agreed with Aid. Jardine that the lots could be used to good Durpose in facilitating heavy traf- fic through the citv' by angling the highwav on 12th Street be- tween First "and Second Avenues- Council rescinded a resolution passed Monday which approved the sale of two lots on the ease side of Third Street between Third and Fourth Avenues South to C. A. Mc- Laughlin. explaining that in the meantime it has been learned that the lots were leased to A. JBikraan and had been improved by him on tbe understanding he would be given the first opportunity to pur- chase. An application from E. Borgal to lease a large area, in the south- western section of the city as a pasture for his lining school horses was referred to City Manager J. T. Watson. In adjourning after a three-hour session, council set June 10 as the date for its next meeting. cording to the CJP.R. weather re- port this morning. Readings in the Manvbenies country varied from .17 to .36 inch. The Taber district received" 12 hours of rain, and the Cbutts subdivision had from seven to 20 hours of rainfall. Precipitation of 3 inch of rain is reported at Barons, .75 inch at Monarch and 3 inch at Cowlev. Heavy rains were reported at Park- land and showers at Aldersyde. Temperatures over the division ranged between 45 and 50 degrees above, with light northeast winds. FARMERS CHEERED The great- ly appreciated rain Tuesday regis- tered .75 of precipitation and farm- ers are much more hooeful now in regards to their crops." REPORT CLOUDBURST DIAMOND CITY. A cloudburst which lasted 15 minutes on Tuesday forenoon, deposited over I Heavy rains early this week came J5 inch of rair> over the countrvside j as relief to parched crops in many to send streams of water rushing, i parts of Southern Alberta. Accord- where a few hours before the pow- ins to the C.P.R. weekly crop report erv dust of the two months i ending May 23 condition of the drought had lain. When the storm i crops is only fair in many places. assed. water lav like a lake oa But good growth has been, reported the level and streams 6 to 8 inches in the following districts: Coutts. to the recent rain which commenc- ed Tuesday morning. Six lailes north of Maciepd the Norman Grier sub-station regis- tered the recent rain at 131 inches of rain up to 5 pjn. Wednesday with 3 for the balance of the month prior thereto. Some rain is still falling with skv overcast at 10 p.m. Wednesday and farmers are optimistic and happy. HEAVY AT RETLAW Wed- nesday's rainfall ended late that night, a total of one inch of pre- cipitation had been recorded here. Skies were bright for a time Thurs- dav morning but by nine o'clock, rain was threatening again. Roads are very bad and motor travel greatly "restricted. JL6 AT XANTOX (H2sS) Skies are clearing after 40 hours' ram. Dur- ing the storm 1.6 inches of moisture fell. Croa prospects are now ex- cellent. Some fields were damaged by winds but these will make a good recovery now. No reports of insec- damage to date. Crops Improved By Heavy Rains that company oa wartiaie houses' spouse is favorable a here. I will be held a; Park Lake is man has proven himself to be a lass class flaisMng carpenter; Lf-JJ C1tnffral Of and we now -rah to employ tun r uncTO.1 brirg about a fliss meat prs- s on the Wartime Housing project in this explained the company. have found impossible to Mrm mTS. obtain any men of his skill in the period was io.164.10 this year and K.77855 last year. district." A large group of friends funeral services for the law Mrs. plant, and ra- expanding the industry, of branch- ing out into a greas masher of allied Many successful co-operauve piaats hare been sei up in the Uaued States, a arnnbfr :int fanner and he said. Kiwanis Calf Show July numbers of them. -I'ai willing to give thai penms- sion if everv other city in Alberta j and Canada takes its fair share of j Japanese." stated Aid. S. Tur- cotte. He doubted that Lethbridge could for long continue to bar Jap- j _. I anese evacuees from coming here The directop of the junior farm- added: "I doa't tluak its fair I board have announced i Jo Aibe'ta that we should ir the annual Lethbridge j jjg jgf. vkih ah these Japanese here. I caa it corning, going lo ief- here." fair grounds. It is again expected! -jf uus coaies in ____.. that a fine group of calves will be j -c-ha; nght have we to step some exhibited and that there will be' 2 the View cessster PaSlbearers were Terr? Home. Marks. J. Torraan. 2. Perrunent. t, Jacksca, Dare Sharp. Mar-1 Bros, were funeral directors. expressed impressed with lirestock in this that be bettered that with the apparent ezyancwa of the city, it would proride itself 3. tine: market for a I of tbe production of any packing plant here. Waraiag shareholders that they i would need greas vision and eathus- 1 to carry oat the csasstruciioa and successni! operation of a 1 packing he touched upon i he described as a number of J needs ia ths operation _________ jof aay saca project. or the Taber and Vaux- FCNDAMEXTAI. PKJKCIPLES tribute to That animals should be slaughter- of Taber at ed In the produces area, and teas id Tuesdav after- i as far as pcssisie market should one else? Waat ngni nave 10 few calves not showiag the re- j Aid. Turcotte asked, j held Tuesdav degree of finish. j Aid. sdward Castles stated that; BroI'cha'pelJ be found "in the same district; thas Twenty-eight calves will be ex- -j rears ago he foresaw the pcssibUi-. d 1 business should be balanced, keeo- hibited and offered in the sirgle! ties of Japanese evacuees aiovins wnh' isg in Aat, real ssoaey into Lethbndge and for that rea- in "the 15s not aiade ia the sale of fresh. meat, bat rather ra the processed feeding competition. These calves _ _ are all supplied by the McTatyre, soa insisted that they be kept out Ranching Company and are again iOf the city. He felt if council per- res'dtats o' the showing the value of good breed- nutted Murakanii to come la, car- Ta..e o. Vaushall district, where ceased formerlv lag ia their ability to put or. gains, j peaters ia tbe city "wril be aj? in resiceu- In the group feeding competition, J the air and won't les hira in tiiea- "w 3 T ten groups will be offered and these union and then there's going to fee o'pp-p-son T w "no J r-rm.- vx. c.c. i. prouns are all promising to be weil i a row." finished bv the date of the show, i In addition-to the sinales and i _ .p groups, a carlot competition has L.lrC been planned with complete details j LrUC to be announced in a few days. Several carloads have already been entered and it Is hoped that this feature may become an open, com- petition to make, what has been the Calf Club show and sale, an open livestock show and sale for southern Alberta. Conference Random CHHI5 CASUAL n depth were running across tha roads. iOXTIXCE IRRIGATING bowers Tuesday were very welcome and did good. However, farmers did not stop irrigating as a lot more loisture is needed. A number of anners have had to reseed their eets owing to the heavy frost a while ago. C. JI. Carlson had to reseed 22 acres. Beet thinning has Mirunecced on Quite a number of arais. HEA-vTT AT MACLEOD recent rain has changed the crop outlook considerably here. Wheat whicn tras not really sulfering due to some sub-soil moisture should novr come along well. It has teen held ID check bv cold nights and warm is now needed. "Wheat seeding Is completed lOOTi. Some damage was done to the north of town but very little ia the south i T CAMPBELI. CITT A. L. Campbeil, educational of- ficer, department of veteran's af- fairs is in the city from Calgary interviewing service personnel in connection with vocational training and education. adds sparkle to eveiy High River Cayley, Nanton. Stave- lv. Monarch, Turin, Pincher Creek and Cou-ley. Wheat is standing nine .K. f inches high at Coxrley. Gerrmna- tion has been good at points west and north of Letbbridge. fT seems two cents Is the favorite raise These days. They upped the milk From the dairy cow. And now With two cents more The pot is sweet For meat. If that's ths They wane, so be it. Well see it. Whether cr not a Community Life Conference will be held in the Lethbndge district this summer will depend largely upon the support offered by community-minded or- ganizations in the undertaking. This uas announced today by Secretary Henry flock. Sir. Fioci stated that for the pass couple of years the conference has been held in July at Park Lake. From, a program standpoint the conference nas been very high class, but from the standpoint of attend- ance and public interest il left con- siderable to be decided. "We are I not getting the support we think we should, and which the programs j provided through the University ex- j tension department woud warrant." j said Mr. Flock. He and Chairman Bennion of Picture Batte would like to hear from any inter- j ested organizations which would i join with, them to assure a good attendance this year. If the re- w. Parkirson. Former C.P.R. News Vendor Passes meats and by-products; controls the de- must be watched and a good resided: D. Me- i sccounting system raasi be followed; onge. W. power and refngeratlon must be watched closely to prevens losses: quality products must be produced sit all and Tnariflgtpg sonnel should be acquainted with aU of the business. Askefi for his commend at tie meeting. L. 3. Thompson declared A resident of Medicine Eat for; that they "should csrtamly 43 veais. Jack Heater. 52 died j processing aiaac as Lethbridge." Moacay in Calsary. the last' trx-o years he was a aews vendor on the C-P-K- Three brothers live in southern Alberta: Gottlieb, iledi- ciae Hat, Williaia, De Winton, aad Frederick. Okotoks. Five sisters re- side hi Medicine Hat: Mrs. Reiger.- Mrs. George Xissler. Mrs. E. Morris. Mrs. HI Becker aad Mrs. Bud Bercheron. Intenneas was in the Medicine Hat cemetery. He warned shareholders cf diffi- culties of obtaining ecjiicaieaD, aad. offered the services of" the plans he operates !a the matter of. pro- "lag cost figures. A farsp.gr Alberta resident M. H- Bevan has been aprjolrited prpvin- cial hortSculturist by the jJanitofca i YES! WE WILL BUY YOUR Per ton. BONES MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers TRACTOR TIRES, TUBES RIMS complete chanjeovers. Trimbles For Tires 316-Iltli St. S. Phone 2007 HSHING UCENSES NOW OX SALE Morris Barrett HARDWARE MfKENZIC- tra. Values of banning prppertto, Uoascfaold effects, hare in- creased considerably. recom- mend that yon review the amount of insurance you are tmirjutg. BeWise-InsoreWithlTes Tea nearfy costMrJacobson's M Sent to China in 1827 to trade in tea. go-getting Mr. Jacobson developed aa illegal traffic in coolie labor. Angry, the Chinese Government sought his capture dead or alive. Escaping, he helped found Java's tea industry. Thfr a fife saver and penny saver bofnf FUR STORAGE IJ-t-USTBATION OF OUR COLft STORAGE VAULTS GENERAL ELECTRIC REFRIGERATED There's nothing like tea no tea today quit rich in character.Truh a tea in the tradition Yes. Canterbury tea you'l! enjoy it soon! Notice the rigid to open, handier to use. With sturdy innerlining to help keep moisture out, flavor in. Also in tea, bagt. INSPECTION SICK HEADACHES' TAKE BEECHAM'S VEGETABLE LAXATIVE PILLS BEECHAMS PILLS MRS. MOTH IS ON HER WAY. ARE YOU PREPARED? If you have not made any arraoige- ments for the storing of your Fur Coat you should not delay much long- er. Now is the time your Fur Coat should be in a cold storage fur vault The Lethbridge Furriers' Fur storage vaults are insulated and General Electric re- frigerated so Furs are in their natural atmos- phere. All garments are brushed and de- mothed in their special de-mothing vault be- fore they are placed in the storage vault where every garment has the care only a modern fur storage vault can offer Take advantage of for the lowest possible cost. At no time of the day is your coat un- protected, for The Lethbridge Furriers are on the premises 24 hours a day. The fur stor- age vaults are open for your inspection as rightly you should know where and how your furs are taken care of. Fur-trimmed or plain cloth coats can also be stored as long as there is storage space available. Phone 2209 for free pick-up service. LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS VJ til 1 L W JL U ti JL y 514.3rd AVE. SOUTH. 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