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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta FABULOUS 27-DAY FARMER and RANCHER TOUR To Auilralio and New Zealand also visits lo Hawaii, Fiji and Taihili. All inclusive) price from Calvary, per person only Doublo occupancy. Departures Jan. IB, 197) and Feb. 1971. For reservations and information contact BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Avo. S. Phone 328-3201 or 328-81B4 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Letltbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridgci, Alberta, Tuesday, November 3, 1970 PAGES 9 TO 20 Treat Everyone To Doliiioui Alberta Roast Beef-On-A-Bun Avaifabfo Only at ERICKSEN'S TaVc-Oul No. 2-1705 M.M. Drive S. Phono 328.7751 ''Tells What We Already Know9 Council Is Disappointed With Recreation Survey By HEHB JOHNSON Herald Cily Hall Hqiorlcr City council Monday express- ed general disappointment with a department of youth survey on recreation in Letlibridgc. Alderman V e r a Ferguson wanted lo know if the survey, which was presented lo council in summary form, was in [act the report which was to be encompassing and which ha cost so much money. Deputy Mayor Rex Lilt said live report had cost abm of which Ilia city ha paid He said the surve moslly us wlial we ready know." An accompanying Icltcr froi Low-Cost Units In Housing Plans Lethbridge should be recciv ing from the federa' government for Ihe 72 low-cosl e x p e r i mental housing units planned for the city, Alderman C. W. Chichester said Monday The money would be made available as mortgage funds for semi-detaclred units for per sons in the lower income range Alderm a n Chichester's com menls were made following city council's approval of the sale of a parcel of land to de- veloper Holger Frandsen, parl of which is to be used for 1C low-cost units. Council also approved a res- olution that F. C. Colborne, Al berta minister of municipal af- fairs, authorize a necessary subdivision for the develop- ment at 1413 Lakemount Blvd. An announcement is expect- ed soon from Robert Andras, the federal minister responsible for housing, formally approv- ing the funds for the three low- Free Parking Rules JVeecl Clarification Free parking downtown Sat- urday, which has caused some confusion for local motorists, managed to do the same at Monday's meeting of city coun- cil. The problem arose in connec- tion with the interpretation of recommendations from Ton! Nutting, city manager, and Bill Baker, president of the Leth- bridge Downtown Business- men's Association. Alderman C a m m Barnes, speaking for the businessmen's association, said the group wanted the free parking ex- tended to include two-hour and 12-minute meters, but that the two-hour limit was to be re- tained. Mr. Nutting's recommenda- tion was to extend the scheme to all meters and place no re- strictions on the time a person could park. This, he said, would save the city money as lliere would be no necessity for commis- sionaires to patrol and keep track of the two-hour time limit currently enforced A motion by Aid. Vera Fer- guson that tire matter be refer- cost housing projects that bay been set up by Lethbridge de veiopers. Nu-Mode Homes Ltd. Engineered Homes Ltd. has plans for 28 units. li-op 111 Mill Rate Requested Alderman Vera Fergiiso presented a notice-of-motion Monday's meeting of city coun cil that the city manager be in structed to bring in a 1971 buc get that can be met by a mi rate of not more than 64 mills The 1970 mill rale is CO mills down 2.S mills from 1S69. Aid. Ferguson's motion say the mill rate should be kep down in view of "appreciablj higher charges" to city taxpa) ers to offset the cost of the sec ondary sewage treatment fa cilities, which will work a hard ship on those in the lower in come brackets. Also mentioned is the ncct for the city to provide leader ship in controlling wages in an effort to combat inflation ant :o check on the demands of all local tax spending agencies. The motion also says, "in sound business procedure corporation estimates its rev enues and budgets according ly." The motion will be dealt will at a later meeting of council. Council Approves Budget The Oldman River Regional Planning Commission prelimin- ary budget for 1971 was ap- proved by city council Mon- day. The budget, up about from last year, was ap- >roved by a general meeting of he commission Oct. 21. Erwin Adder ley, OR RFC ex- ecutive director, is now con- acting each member mu- uci DC reier- njtipalily to the budget red lo the city manager for {_ clarificalicn and brought back lo council as soon as possible was passed. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-54S4 Lethbridge's share comes to 20 per cent of the to- tal, an increase of from 1970. Sixty per cent of the lolal comes from the provincial gov- ernment, which has not yet given its approval. Mr. Adder- ley said this often docs nol come until well into Ihe new rear, Control those SNIFFLES and SNEEZES Stock Up Now on REMEDIES Conlac C Cough Syrup Cold Tablets Cold Capsules Throol Lozenges Nasal Sprays Nasal Dropi Cough Candies Chesl Rubs etc.-etc, NEED A PRESCRIPTION FIUEDI CALL US! McCREADY-BAiNES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lothbridge Phone 327-355 ma Ken Seamen, secretary of the parks and recreation commis- sion, which had requested the survey at tha binding of coun- cil, said (he survey was a "vast disappointment." A number of (he seven rna- ior recommendations, the let- ter said, "seem to te blind or ignorant lo the reality of the Lethbridge situation to which they apply." flic survey throws liltle light on Ihe recreation picture and fails lo identify particular areas of need, the letter said. Also included is an analysis of tlie seven recommendations, with comments from the parks and recreation commission. In it the commission states the first three recommenda- tions of llva survey are already being carried out. These deal with decentralization of recrea- tion facilities, training leaders and giving special attention to youth programs. Item four in the survey sug- gests the commission "deter- mine the reasons for the ap- parent rejection of music and art by the majority of citi- zens." The commission answers that it can hardly be said that is frigid toward mu- sic and art particularly." The remaining three recom- mendations, "with which the commission concurs, deal in general terms with providing more extensive recreation pro- grams and better publicity for them. The recommendations will be reviewed by the commission in a year's time to determine their validity at that lime. Bylaw On Burning Ready Soon A new fire bylaw for the city, wliich will include regulations covering the burning of gar- bage, should be ready in two to 'our weeks- Tom Nutting, city manager, ji reply to an inquiry from Aldenr.an Vera Ferguson, tok city council staff meetings hac been held recently to work on .he bylaw and prepare it for jresentatiou as soon as pos- ible. Mr. Nutting said one of the major problems encountered at :he meetings was to balance he advantages gained from banning Use burning of refuse .gainst the increased costs of ;arbage disposal. A complicating factor, he said, was the enforcement of regulations for commercial in- cinerators. These, he said, were licensed iy the province and there may be instances where the regula- ions were not always strictly enforced. Fight For Rail Service Says Ferguson Deputy Mayor Hex Little told ity council Monday Leth- iridge's objection to the pro- wsed withdrawal of passenger ervicc by CP Rail had been orwarded lo the Canadiai, ransport Commission. Replying lo a question from Vera Ferguson, Aid. Jllle said Ihe resolution, pass- d by council's finance commit- ee, had been sent but no other ctiun was being planned. Aid. Ferguson said she was [isappoinled in council for "not naking a fight of this." "We're going to lose it by cfault, just as we did Air Can- da. In Ihe future, it's going to urt Ihe she said. Aid. Steve Kol.ch said if Hie ily forces CP Rail to conlinue ic service taxpayers will have o pick up 80 per cent of the ail company's deficit. A public hearing by UK ransport commission inlo the latter opens Thursday at 10 .m. in the provincial court- ousc. Post-Secondary Included, Close Look At Budgets Forecast For Education WALTER HUCKVALE Cancer Society Honors Huckvale Walter Huckvale, Lelhbridge bership pin awarded by the Ca- lawyer and long-lime supporter. nadian Cancer Society. Garden Visitors Paid allendance .it the Nikka 'ul-.o Centennial Garden io osing date Thanksgiving Day lood at 49.753. Non-paid allen- ai.ce including school children Tolal attendance mounted lo Gross rcceipls from Ihe sale souvenirs for 1970 were 7G, of the Canadian Cancer Society, received the Certificate of Mer- it, the highest award given by the society for meritorious ser- vice. The award was made Mon- day at the annual meeting of the Lelhbridge branch of the Society. In the citation if was noted Mr. Huckvale has served the society at (he local, provincial j u and national levels for 27 years. Mr. Huckvale also received the Certificate of Merit pre- sented by the Alberta division of the society, and a life mem- Gogo Heads Cancer Unit John Gogo wrs elected presi- dent of the Lethbridge District Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society at its annual meeting Monday. Other officers elected were Mi's. Clare Mahe, first vice- presidenl; Rev. Lloyd Hankin- son, second vice-president; Mrs. Frances Miller, secretary- treasurer; Dr. N. A. Hovan, medical adviser. Provincial delegates named were John Gogo and Mrs. Clare Mahe. Retiring president C. H. Gor- don reported the proceeds from the 1970 fund-raising campaign exceeded Ihe quota by Total recess to Sept. 30, in- cluding memorials and be- quests, amounted to Of this amount came from the rural canvass and was received from the residen- tial canvass. A donation in the amount of made to the national association. Mr. Huckvale, accepting the awards, said cancer awareness was growing yearly throughout Canada. He said funds raised over the years 'had promoted research in many universities and laboratories so today Can- ada is the envy of many coun- tries. "Aided by the society, Canada is able to do this with less government support than any other country in the he said. Also awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Alberta divi- sion was Linden Kellicut of Granum. Mr. Kellicut has or- ganized the cancer campaign in Granum for 22 years, sup- ported by brother members of the Elks Lodge. To date, in the Granum com- munity of 300, a total of 731 has been turned over to the society. Bank Asks Agency For Utility Bills A request from a local bank that arrangements bo made so city utility bills could be paid at Ihe hank was referred by city council to the finance com- mi'.ice. Alderman Jim Anderson said (he cily should make il as sim- ple as possible for citizens to pay Ihcir ulility bills and this method should be invesligated. CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE 327-21122 Club Asks Grant For Model UN A request for a grant from the World Affairs Cluu of the Lethbridge Collegiate Insti- tute was referred to the bud- get committee by city council. The grant would go toward the model United Nations as- sembly sponsored each spring by the club. The city has given similar grants in previous years. By JIM WILSON llcralll Education Writer EDMONTON Post second- ary educational inslitutions such as the University of Leth- bridge and Lelhbridge Commu- nity College can expect close government attention lo their budgeting procedures Ihis year, according to Alberta education minister Robert Clark. Mr. Clark, addressing the Al- berta School Trustees' Associa- tion convention here, said he has received complaints from hard-pressed public and sep- arate school trustees (hat post- secondary education spending has not received the same kind Burdett Man Heads ASTA EDMONTON Ray Clark, chairman ol the County of Forty Mile school board and a Burdett farmer, was elected president of the Alberta School Trustees' Association hero Monday. Mr. Clark succeeds Dick Gruenwald, a Lethbridge sepa- rate school trustee, who has held the post the past two years. Mr. Clark, unopposed for his new position, said his primary goal for the ASTA in the coming year will be to build it into an organization as strong as the Alberta Teachers' Asso- ciation. "We need an assocition peo- ple will look up to and that both the ATA and the provin- cial department of education will look to for he said in an interview. A strong staff in all associa- jon departments, "working to- gether in close co-operation" will be needed to achieve his goal, Mr. Clark said. He said one problem needing careful consideration this year will be ironing out different impressions rural, urban and separate school districts have about who is getting the most benefits from various ASTA and departmental education programs. "Really 1 don't think Ihore are many differences there, but because of different situations each group has some things the others can't have and some some disadvantages others don't he said. Other important discussion points, he said, will he joint use of schools for school and com- imunity activities, especially in i rural areas which don't (as Lethbridge does) have special agreements; teacher contract bargaining positions and work- ing conditions and related sub- jects. CADET NEWS The Navy League Wrenette Corps No. 2S will parade to- night at 7 o'clock. There is still an opening for girls 13-18 years. Any interested girls are asked to be at the ship, lOlh Ave. and 17lh St. S. by p.m. Percolator Parts Found City police are looking for someone who lost 47 merchan- dise Iroxes containing the inner workings of automatic percola- tors. The boxes were found in three shopping carls on the L-Mart parking lot on Mayor Magrath Drive and 3rd Ave. Police believe the Iraxes were stolen from a warehouse. There are no markings on them to in- dicate where they are from. BUSINESSMEN'S LUNCHEONS Served Daily from 11 a.m. Westwinds Dining Room "Half-Way House" Lounge WE INVITE AND WELCOME MONTHLY CHARGE ACCOUNTS Lettibridge's Favorite Place to Eat! C .1 FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE, SOUTH PHONE 328-7756 of cutbacks as have school I However, he has also said boards. I community colleges will be- "Lct me tell vou without any] come the priority institutions shadow of doulit thai Ihey arc: for government funds, receiving Ihis year I lie kind of scruliny (hat school board budgets received last year." Mr. Clark said. lie said he anticipated "cries of anguish from some segments of the post-secondary education system as a result of (his scru- liny." Mr. Clark said Ihe same type of cost-effectiveness considcra- j lions must he applied lo post- sceondary programs as arc j being applied lo Ihe Grade 1 to j 12 system. He reconized, however, that! one of the post-secondary insti- tutions' problems recently has been forecasting their student enrolments accurately for pre- planning their budgets. Mr. Clark has previously in- dicated a full-scale overhaul of post secondary education spending, which is rapidly pushing tolal education costs in Alberta over the billion dollar a year mark. re- same placing universities, h i c h your. have held tiie spotlight in the pasl. The U of L has suffered this year, since due lo ils small size it cannot make the rapid adjustments lo less money than the much-larger Edmonton and Calgaiy campuses. Beet Harvest Neariiig End In Soulii The southern Alberta sugar beet harvest will be complcled in a few days if the weather doesn't worsen. Canadian Sugar Factories' estimates say the harvesl is about 98 per cent finished, and only farmers m the Burdett- Bow Island area slill have beets in the ground. Adverse weather conditions in that area made harvesting impossible last week. CSF plants in Picture Butte and Taber are striving to pro- cess the newly-dug beets which due to frost conuiiions over the past week, are not suitable for storage. The beets wliich were piled at the beginning ol the harvest are holding up. There were acres of sugar beets grown in southern Alberta tin's year. NUMEROUS ALLEYS There are more than bowling alleys in Canada. Law Forum In Yales Tonight At 8 A public forum, The People's Laws, will be held in (he Yales memorial Cenlre tonight at 8 p.m. Admission is free and no tickets are needed. Criminal law, domestic rela- tions, commercial law and es- lates will be explained by four panel members, who will also answer questions from the au- dience. Sponsors are Hie Lethbridge Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta sub- section and The Lethbridga Herald. Inquest Set Coroner Dr. Jolm E. Morgan of Lethbridge has ordered an inquest inlo Ihe Nov. 1 dea'h of two Lethbridge residents, Guiseppe Credico, 76, and Hda Rota, 74. No date has been set. Mr. Credico and Mrs. Rota were killed instantly Sunday evening as the result of a motor vehicle accident on the corner of 13th St. and 3rd Ave. R. AKROYD LTD PLUMBING-HEATING and GASFITTING 2634 21sf Ave. S. Far New Insfaflafiflni and Alteration! Phone 328-2106 FREE ESTIMATES Are you thinking of an- exjra bedroom, recreation room or storage room? Whatever your require- ments may be we would be happy to discuss the various malerials suitable for your job. Free delivery anywhere in Lethbridge. We will place your material in your yard, garage, base- ment, etc., far you. THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL PREFINISHED MAHOGANY PLYWOOD 4'x8' sheets 4 mm thick PHR SHEET 2 LIMITED QUANTITY ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. CORNER 13lh ST. und 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3301 "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925" ;