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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta LITHMIIXM HIHALD-15 Housing chief not EDMONTON An Alberta Housing Corp. board meeting called to dis- cuss the dismissal of ex- ecutive director Jim Landsky Friday failed to arrive at a decision have not been nor have I Mr. Landsky said Friday night. He said the called by Municipal Affairs Minister Dave was not proper- ly constituted and therefore not in a position to discuss his dismissal. Mr. Russell confirmed that least one more board meeting will have to be called before any decision might be AHC board of direc- tors was asked Friday to con- sider whether or not Mr. Landsky's employment should be terminated on the basis of a report which I submitted to the The minister refused to dis- 'cuss the contents of the report Mr. Landsky said he does not know why the government intends to dismiss him. He was appointed AHC executive director March 19 His reasons for claiming the board meeting was not properly constituted include the fact that one of the direc- tors. Fred Weatherup of Lethbridge. was not present insufficient notire was given. Special board meetings such as this require 48 hours notice to all board members. Mr Landsky said. Mr Russell was about 14 hours short of this requirement. Glover congratulates newlyweds Elwood Glover host of CBC's Luncheon Date congratulates folk- singer Stompin' Tom Connors and his bride Lena Walsh Friday following Canada's first nationally televised show-biz wedding. First TV wedding TORONTO Stom- pin1 Tom who started singing for the price of a beer nine years was married Friday and the whole country was invited to the fes- tivities. The 36-year-old folk-singer from the Mantimes doffed his celebrated black lor just the second time in enough to marry Lena Welsh in Canada's first show-biz wedding to be na- tionally televised Stompin Tom and Miss a waitress from the Magdalen Islands whom he met in a Charlottetown lounge three years ago went through the ceremony on CBC host El- wood Glover s' luncheon Date show with the collaboration of New Brunswick Premier Richard Hatfield and a care- tullv-screened audience in an eating-drinking spot across the road from CBC headquar- ters White-haired and confessed he had advance about the romantic super-produc- the folksy proceed- ings on an even with an army of signalling assistants running around behind cam- eras but everything coming out relatively tastefully on screen TOM'S THE ONLY ONE wouldn t have tried it with anyone else in show busi- he confessed later who didn t sing but wrote a piece called We re Trading Hearts for a vocal ac- told the na- tional -the Unpleasant jolt for motorists VANCOUVER British Columbia motorists sporting poor driving records received an unpleasant jolt Friday A spokesman for the In- surance Corporation of B C said there is a catch in the an- nouncement made Thursday bv the cprporation's general manager. Norman that all vehicle owners will get a clean claims record when the provincial government's auto insurance program starts March 1 The spokesman said they will get clean claims records but that the separate in- surance tee charged to validate a driver's licence will rellect his driving record as kept by the Motor Vehicle Branch He said the fee will rise sharply for drivers with con- victions or a high total of points for traffic violations. is where the good and bad drivers arc the spokesman said onus will be on the driver to keep his record clean Vehicles don't have ac- do Under the points drivers are assessed points for minor infractions like illegal three points for such violations like speeding and failing to stop at a stop and 10 pomLs for unpaired driving and other more serious offences The first validation fee will be payable about May 1 it will fall due on the driver's the effective date for driver's licences in B.C. CBC estimated at a potential 2 5 he went along with the idea of the pro- duction because he figured a good way to give ev- erybody a piece of my hap- piest moment nine years ago I was roaming the a vaga- bond lots of chips on my really down Now a miracle has happened He didn't forget his old friends Gates a Tim- mins bartender who got him to sing when he was a nickel short of the price of a beer was on hand with a song called A Girl which he knock- ed otf Thursday The best man was John who runs the lounge in Charlottetown where Tom met his blonde bride-to-be and as the singer ex- plained couldn't take my eyes off until he got a date Miss Welsh has been working in Toronto for sev- eral months Another old friend of the singer. Bill Lewis of N S.. who plays lead guitarist in his sang a song about a lonely road and friendly folks before the bride march- ed on camera in a floor-length white tulle gown Chief justice OTTAWA Nathaniel T Nemetz has been appointed chief justice of British Colum- bia to succeed retiring Chief Justice J O the prime minister's office an- nounced here. LOST ITS COOL At Al Aziziyah in a temperature of 136.4 degrees in the shade was recorded in 1922. BXPKRIINCID STCNOQRAPHIR- RICIPTIONIST For bu.y practice. Good typing very MMntlal. Apply in writing ttatlng to Box 44 Herald Increased Service Effective immediately the Lethbridge office of the Unemployment Insurance Located at 445 Mayor Magrath Drive Will be offering Additional Service Claimants living in Lethbridge and the surrounding area will be pleased to know for their their claim records have been transferred from our office in Calgary to the Lethbridge office. It will now be possible to have claims processed in Lethbridge and all enquiries and applica- tions for benefits should be directed there. In all persons having questions regarding their rights and obliga- tions under the Ul Act should contact the office. Office Hours are from a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Telephone 328-6601 Unemployment Insurance Assurance-chomage Canada Canada UNIROYAL These Great UNIROYAL SNOW TIRE BUYS Available at the following Unlroyal KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. LETHBRIDQE PhOfM 327-SttS TABER 8201 50th PtWfW 2M-M41 FERNIE.B.C. LARSON'S TIRE SHOP FortMKtoed HARRY'S TIRE BARTON MOTORS ROYAL SERVICE HI WAY TEXACO JUBILEE MOTORS ALCAN SERVICE SERVICE CENTRE CARDSTON SHELL GARNER FUEL OILS MAPLE LEAF SERVICE Q AS SERVICE- FRED'S BODY SHOP- ;