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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta CONGRATULATIONS TO MRS. FRAN BAILEY OF VICTORIA MANSIONS Winner of Hawaiian Holiday COURTESY of FUNSEEKERS INTERNATIONAL ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall, The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, November 2, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDC. 740 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7121 Now Arriving: THE NtW EUROPEAN FALL EYE FASHIONS for 1973 Grant cuts in offing Money troubles growing for city Thfl provincial government's plans to reduce assistance grants to the municipalities is having its effect in Lethbridge where the city will operate for the first two months of 1973 without a budget. City Manager Tom Nutting says his administrat i o n "doesn't know what to expect" in the way of financial assist- ance from Edmonton next year. This year, the city received from the province in grant form, about eight per cent of the money required for the city's operation. That amount could be cut consider- ably in 1973. Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell said in the city last week municipalities should expect an end to unconditional assistance grants starting next year. A proposal going before (he spring legislative session calls for a reduction in total grant money to million from million. Without knowing how much money Lethbridge will receive, the administration must work on the 1973 budget keeping in mind that adjustments may be necessary according to the amount of the grant. The operating which will come out in February, esti- mates expenditures required for daily operation of the city and determines the amount of property taxes necessary to cover the costs. Indians consider ranch for boys A boys ranch for juveniles convicted of crimes is being eyed for the Peigan reserve by southern Alberta Indians. Band representatives from five reserves in the Treaty Seven area recently met on the Peigan reserve to study the fea- sibility of setting up the ranch as a possible solution towards fighting the high incidence of juvenile offences on Indian re- Non-native resource persons, including representatives from social service agencies and the RCMP, acclaimed the propos- ed project as a "major step by native people towards the solu- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 tion of their own problems." The ranch would provide healthy environment through which counsellors could help juvenile offenders make adjust- ments to fit into society. Upon completion of the rehabilitation program, follow up services would be provided. Emphasis would be placed on providing a happy and healthy environment Instead of institu- tionalization. While the project is still in the development stage, organiz- ers say it holds "great prom- ise" as a native solution to na- tive problems. KILL Lethbridge has four anima slaughter houses with a weekl kill of animals. The ca pacity of the plants is about 10, 000 per week. Model 6203 Smartly styled in stainless steel accented by lus- trous black base and handle. 1500 watt element Steam guard prevents scalding of hands. Shuts-off and resets i automatically. Hoyt'i Buy of the week, only We are pleased to INTRODUCE A NEW DINNER MENU Offering many new exciting gourmet fea- tures for your dining pleasure. Served Daily From 5 P.M. We invite applications for full and port- time (2 or 3 evenings per week) Food Service Hostesses for our lovely dining room. For personal Interview please contact JOHN WICKERS, telephone 328-7756. Phono 328-7756 for reiervationi M TW (V.D THAOmON OF 111. I IBM HOSPTTAl.nT iamiiy lestaulant FIREFIGHTERS SMILE AS HOUSE BURNS And so they should. It took them more than an hour Wednesday to set the abandoned Lakeview house ablaze. Hugo Fielder, left, and Joe Wood, right, wait for the fire 1o get well under way so their crew can ex- tinguish it. The house fire was a practice run and part of the Lethbridge fire depart- ment's continuing program, said Fire Chief Wilf Russell. Volunteers needed Community rinks possible You've got skates and the urge to use them, but there's no ice around when you want it. Your kids want to slap the puck around, but the big guys are always on the rink. The solution: a community rink. It will take some work on your part. Not much, however. The local community ser- vices department will give you all the assistance you need to flood part of a playground to create a rink. The only hitch, is getting enough persons in the immunity willing to volunteer to keep the ice surface clear of snow. Bob Bartlett, community ser- vices director, says there is no "ack of areas in the city where community skating rinks could be set up. His department would help maintain the ice surface and clear it after heavy snowfalls. JEWELLERY LTD. Present's "THE DAY YOU BUY A DIAMOND" As the culling of dia- monds improved and new brilliance was attained, they become ihe favorite gem for feminine adorn- ment. In the great halls of Versailles, illuminated by thousands of candles, dia- monds gave back ray for roy in glory. As the growth of de- mocracy spread power and wealth among the people, so it spread the love and the ownership of ihe most brilliant of all gems. In our country there was no court, but tiaras blazed at private balls and in the famous Diamond Horse- shoo of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. To- day tho averaqe citizens of democratic Canada aro among the principal buyers of tho world's diamonds. Find out more about Diamonds by getting vour Froo Booklet "Tho Day You Buy A Diamond" at zrefitcritc JEWELLERY LTD. COLLEGE MALL ATA dinner is not free The article published in Wed- nesday's Herald concerning an Alberta Teachers Association- sponsored dinner Nov. 7 at Sven Ericksen's Family Res- taurant stated that there would be no charge. A charge of will be levied since the session is also a dinner meeting. Alva Bair. Milk River photo- grapher, will speak on what it is like to live in an African vil- lage. The general public is invited to attend. DOUBLE CAPACITY The expansion to the Leth- bridge and District Exhibition Pavilion will double Ihe capac- ity of the facility. It is expect- ed to be completed in lime for the Rocky Mountain Livestock Show and Sale Dec. 4 to 9. A part of Henderson Lake will be cleared tin's winter am flooded for skating. Because o the difficulty of getting a de- cent ice surface on the lake and the opening of the lake for ice fishing, no larger an area than was used last year will be maintained for skating, Mr Bartlett said. Persons interested in setting up community rinks shouk contact Mr. Bartlett or Bil Brown at the community ser vices department, 328-2341. Student named The final vacancy on the Lethbridge Community College Board of Governors has been filled with the appointment ol Brian Schierer. Mr. Schierer is the studenl representative on the board. He has been sitting on the board unofficially awaiting approval of his appointment. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phono 328-2176 DROPPED) [THATBUCKEn OF We'll drop a suggestion instead: At McCready Baincs Pharmacy you will find a complete selection of vitamins to build add- ed resistance to winter t colds and illness. "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES 614 3rd AVP. South Freo Delivery Sportsplex., pool., residence Dramatic developments in store for LCC area Some dramatic developments are on the horizon for the Lethbridge Community College. At different stages of discussion are a million sportsplex, a 50 metre swimming pool, a student residence and student union building and a residence hospital for the mentally handicapped. The sportsplex development is the closest at hand. The proposed complex would in- clude an indoor and outdoor ice basketball court, handball court, rifle range and other facilities. The college's share of the bill would be million while the city is expected to pay rest. The city indicated recently it is prepared to get down to the nitty gritty of negotiations with the college on the proposal. Cr. C. D. Stewart, president of LCC, told The Herald following Wednesday night's regular board of governors meeting, that he feels confident the college can get a commitment from the government for the million within the next two or three weeks. The arena would be built on city-owned land adjacent to the LDS Church. The building of the arena is critical in the city's bid to host the 1975 Canada Winter Games. "As far as I'm concerned, work could start early next said Dr. Stewart. "If it does, the project should be completed in 1974." "I'm quite thrilled about Dr. Stewart said of the joint- use project. "If we are going to control government financ- ing, such things as joint-use projects are going to be the thing of the future." He said an arena would do a great deal to expand the pres- ent athletics program at LCC. The proposed swimming pool would be of Olympic size. Dr. Stewart said there are still a lot of details to be worked out. HOUSING A survey of college students is under way to determine whe- ther there is need for on-cam- pus housing. The study should be completed within a month. If it reveals a need for hous- ing, the colleges commission has set aside money for such a project, Dr. Stewart said. How- ever, 90 per cent of the financ- ing would have to come through a CMHC loan. If everything goes smoothly, "We are probably a year away from turning the first said Dr. Stewart. STUDENT UNION The student's council at LCC has been saving money, gained mainly through increased stu- dent union fees, in an effort to finance construction of a stu- dent union building. Indications are that such a building would cost in the area of million. Meanwhile, there have been no new developments on the proposed hospital for the handi- capped on the LCC campus. The college has indicated it would be interested in entering into the project with the Leth- dridge Association for The Mentally Retarded. The association has submitt- ed a proposal to its national body for construction of a resi- dence hospital in the city but no word has been received to date. BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic IBLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 Distinctively Styled Floral Arrangement! from FRACHE'S will convey your sentiments for Get Well Wishes it Anniversaries Birthdays it Condolences Weddings Or just to say THANK YOU Call 327-5747 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South Lethbridge LCC offers rooms as athlete bivouac If the city of Lethbridge is successful in its bid to host the 1875 Canada Winter Games, the athletes from across the country will be housed at the Lethbridge Community Col- lege. The LCC board of governors Wednesday night approved a request rom the Winter Games Committee that 40 classrooms bo set aside to accommodate the athletes in groups of 20 to 30 per room. While board chairman. Bob Babki expressed some concern that such a move was not real- ly part of the educational func- tion of the college, other board members felt the gains would outweigh the losses. "It would definitely serve an educational function by just having people from all over Canada staying here on the said Werner Sch- midt, academic vice-president. Dr. C. D. Stewart, president of LCC, said it would put the college on the map. "People from one end of Can- ada to the other would know where the Lethbridge Commun- ity College he said. If the proposed sportsplex goes ahead, Dr. Stewart noted that practically the entire games would be held on the LCC campus. COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 KIRK'S UN1ROYAL TIRE OFFER 2ND TIRE HALF PRICE When you buy first at manufacturer'! print- ed price. 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